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This Bitterly Beautiful Land: A Texas Commonplace Book by  Al & Barbara Whitehead Lowman - Hardcover - Limited ed.  - 1972 - from Schroeder's Book Haven and Biblio.com

This Bitterly Beautiful Land: A Texas Commonplace Book

by Lowman, Al & Barbara Whitehead

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket


Austin: Roger Beacham, 1972. Limited ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 54 pages. A collection of 41 short (usually less than one page) descriptions of the Texas outdoors by numerous authors including Dobie, Haley, Lea, Walt Whitman, Sam Houston, David Crockett, Cabeza de Vaca, Hastings, Tolbert, Sweet, Smithwick, Ransom & others. Block prints by Barbara Whitehead. Introuction by Carl Hertzog. Limited to 275 copies on nice handmade, deckle-edged English paper and bound in cream linen cloth. 10.5 x 14.5 inch format. Designed & printed by William R. Holman. A highly desired Texas fine press item. SIGNED by both Near Fine/No Jacket. Bit of wear to small paper spine label, else Very Fine. Item #: A6426.


  • Bookseller: Schroeder's Book Haven US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: A6426
  • Title: This Bitterly Beautiful Land: A Texas Commonplace Book
  • Author: Lowman, Al & Barbara Whitehead
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited ed.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Roger Beacham
  • Place: Austin
  • Date published: 1972
  • Pages: 54
  • Keywords: Holman Literature Writers Fine Bindings Art Signed Autographed Signed by Author Texana Texas


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