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    William S. Speer and John Henry Brown, editors. The Encyclopedia of the New West. Marshall, Texas: The United States Biographical Publishing Company, 1881. Large 4to, paginated by section: Texas, 611 pages; Arkansas, 269; Colorado, 77; New Mexico, 38; Indian Territory, 13. Ninety portraits with tissue guards. Index. A massive volume, bound in full brown leather with gilt stamped spine. Ornately decorated and beveled blindstamped front and back covers which show extensive wear. Page edges gilt. Endliners reinforced. Portraits and adjacent pages are heavily foxed.

    An impressive and thorough endeavor. "A valuable book of biographical reference" (Raines).

    Reference: Howes B854. Raines, p. 31.


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