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The History Of Lamar County. by A. W. Neville

The History Of Lamar County.

by A. W. Neville

Publication: Published By The North Texas Publishing Co, 1937, Paris

First edition. 8vo. Fabricoid, gold stamping on front cover and spine, map on endpapers, [2], 246 pp., foreword, dedication, illustrated, portrait. Located in the northeast corner of Texas, Lamar County provides and interesting and varied history. Much on pioneer families and settlers, geography, agriculture, ranching, etc. Six Guns 1603 says, "Scarce." "Has some material on John Chisum's early life and a mention of Belle Starr." Herd 1634 says, "Contains material on John Chisum and his early cattle drives." The edition was limited to 700 copies. Bookplate of Ike Moore, lightly rubbed at spine ends else a near fine, tight copy without dust jacket, as issued. A very scarce item today.

Inventory Number: 45229