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    Michael E. Ward. The Capitol of Texas, A Legend is Reborn - Signed by Six Texas Governors. Atlanta: Longstreet Press, [1995]. Special edition limited to 1,000 copies, of which this is number 578, containing a leaf signed by six Texas governors, including Ann Richards and George W. Bush. 4to. xi, 178pp. Foreword by Governor George W. Bush. Photographs. Index. Full leatherette with blind-stamped image of the capitol dome on the front board; gilt lettering on spine. All edges gilt. Satin ribbon. Pictorial endpapers. A preliminary white translucent leaf is signed by six Texas governors: Ann Richards, Mark White, Dolph Briscoe, Preston Smith, William P. Clements, and George W. Bush. With brown cloth-covered slipcase featuring the Capitol dome stamped in gilt. Box a trifle dusty. Fine.

    A lavishly illustrated chronicle of the State Preservation Board's magnificent five-year $187-million restoration of the Texas Capitol begun in 1990.


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    October, 2010
    23rd Saturday
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