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San Elizario: a History

By Porter, Eugene O.

Austin, Texas: Jenkins Publishing Company. Fine. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. An account of one of the oldest villages in Texas. Brown cloth boards with an illustrated pastedown. Two sheets of publisher's prospectuses laid in. Personally inscribed by the illustrator Jose Cisneros on the half title page. A building restoration led to the book research into the San Elizario, Texas, the original county seat of El Paso County in a region claimed by Don Juan de Onate in 1598 and settled by the Spanish in the late 1700s. ; B&W Illustrations; 10 1/4" x 10 1/4"; 86 pp; Signed by Illustrator .


Trouble in Texas 1832: a Tejano Viewpoint from San Antonio with a  Translation and Facsimile
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Trouble in Texas 1832: a Tejano Viewpoint from San Antonio with a Translation and Facsimile

By Weber, David (editor) ; Conchita Hassell Winn (Transl. )

Dallas: Wind River Press for Degolyer Library. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1983. First Edition Thus. A limited edition numbered 211/400 copies and signed on the colophon page by the editor and translator. Original plain rust-colored dust jacket with sunning, light soil, and edge wear including a half-inch tear. Patterned paper boards with black cloth spine and pasted on title label. This was the first publication of the DeGolyer Library, with a foreword by Clifton Jones, and was designed by David Holman. The Tejano viewpoint of Mexican Texas is given in the San Antonio Representacion (petition) , noting the need for reforms. ; 11 1/4" x 7 3/4"; 60 pp .


Message from the President of the United States, Relative to the Claim of Texas to Jurisdiction over Part of New Mexico. August 6, 1850.

By Fillmore, Millard

Washington, D. C.. Very Good. 1850. Hard Slipcase. 31st Congress, 1st Session, Senate Exec. Doc. No. 67. Modern burgundy red cloth hard slipcase with title label and four-fold cloth inside protecting the disbound extract of 12 pages. Cloth boards have a few scuffs. Pages are in very good condition with glue binding still intact. The fallout of Texas' claim to New Mexico was of great concern to the 1850 federal government and effectively helped delay statehood for the territory. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 12 pp .