First edition. Large quarto. Blue cloth, gold stamping on front cover, np [86 pp], foreword, plates, portraits, facsimilies, maps, cattle brands. Comprehensive look at Victoria and Victoria County, Texas. Contains photographs of Victoria's prominent leaders of the past, mayors, postmasters and fire chiefs, doctors, ranchers and cattlemen, trail drivers, Confederate veterans, cattle brands, cattle, the Sutton-Taylor feud, oldest existing Woman's Club in Texas, street scenes of Victoria, leaders of Victoria Women's societies, and much more. The section on cattle brands is most unusual as numerous brands are provided for Victoria County, leading cattle brands of Spain, old cattle brands south of the border, old cattle brands north of the border, cattle branding in Egypt 2500-2340 B.C., ancient Italian horse brands, and horse brands of Europe and the Orient. Six Guns 1550 says, "Has some information on the Taylor-Sutton feud and John Wesley Hardin. Minor foxing to fore-edge, else fine, unread copy in fine dust jacket. With original mailing wrapper addressed to Dudley R. Dobie, cousin of Texas author J. Frank Dobie, in San Marcos, Texas in 1953. HERD 1577. SIX GUNS 1550.
Inventory Number: 32703