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    History of Texas Together With a Biographical History of the Cities of Houston and Galveston. Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1895. 4to. vi, 730 pp., in double columns. 33 illustrations. Rebound in green three-quarter morocco. Gilt lettering to the spine, including the previous owner's name at the base. All edges gilt. Some shelf-scuffing to bottom edge. A tight, attractive book in very good condition.

    The preliminary third of the book concerns an overview of the region's history, politics, cultural institutions, economic resources, climate, etc. The biographic section contains biographical sketches, including dates, place of origin, and family history, of over 300 prominent individuals from Houston, Galveston, and surrounding areas.


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