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    [Galveston] Five Items, including: E. G. Cain, compiler. Visitors Guide City of Galveston, Texas. E. G. Cain Blue Print Company, 1929. Pocket map in soft covers, with a "map showing location of the city of Galveston on east end of Galveston Island. " 23.25" x 18.25" opened; folds into 4.5" x 6.50". Occasional separation at fold intersections. Near fine. [and:] E. R. Cheesborough. Galveston's Commission Form of City Government: Its History, Details and Practical Workings. "Reprinted for the Galveston Deep Water Committee of Galveston, Texas, from the Galveston Tribune of December 31, 1909." 6" x 9". [16pp]. Illustrated. Fine. [and:] Galveston and Houston. Published by S. H. Kress & Company, 1907. [32pp]. Containing images of Galveston and Houston at the turn of the Twentieth Century. Wrappers are foxed and lightly stained. Very good. [and:] S. B. Southwick. Galveston Old and New. May 15, 1906. 6" x 9". 14pp. Very good. [and:] Souvenir of Galveston, Texas. 90 Views. Plates of Galveston hotels, breweries, cotton mills, railroads, residences, bath houses, churches, government buildings, a "Bird's Eye View of Galveston, Texas, 1897," and more, on fold outs. Well-worn with a small amount of cello tape on spine.

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    Included is a June 17, 1920, Galveston County Daily News article entitled "Contractors to Give Up Causeway Work". Also included is a photograph of a Model T delivery vehicle belonging to Robert I. Cohen's Market. In 1917, likely the date of the photograph, Cohen purchased Foley's Brothers Dry Goods in Houston.

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