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    Pair of Rare Texas Government Reference Works, including: L. E. Daniell [compiler]. Personnel of the Texas State Government With Sketches of Distinguished Texans, Embracing the Executive and Staff, Heads of Departments, United States Senators and Representatives, Members of the XXth Legislature. Austin: Press of the City Printing Company, 1887. First edition. 8vo. 317pp. With illustrations of prominent Texas officials throughout text. Illustration of the Texas Capitol building used as the frontispiece and an illustration of the Driskill Hotel in Austin as the final illustration. Original leather binding over beveled boards with decoration stamped in blind on the boards and titles stamped in gilt on the front board. Marbled endpapers. Boards with moderate wear, front joint with a three-inch crack, small area of loss to the head of the spine, and old tape repair on the title page; else a handsome and sound volume in very good condition. [and:] Hobart Huson. District Judges of Refugio County. Refugio [Texas]: Refugio Timely Remarks, 1941. Special limited edition for subscribers to Judges' Portrait fund. 8vo. 115pp. Original maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Light foxing to fore-edge, minor offsetting to preliminary and terminal pastedowns and endpapers, else near fine.

    Two rare works dealing with state government history.

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