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Basic Texas Books : An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library - Jenkins, John H.
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Jenkins, John H.:
Basic Texas Books : An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library - signed or inscribed book

1983, ISBN: 0836301714

Hardcover, First edition, ID: 1109853122

[EAN: 9780836301717], [PU: Jenkins Publishing Company, Austin], TEXAS HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHY UNITED STATES, Reference|Bibliographies & Indexes, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, Jenkins Publishing Company, Austin, 1983 First Edition, First Printing, xiv, 648pp, with sixty-six full-page illustrations, appendix: checklist of Texas bibliographies, index.***SIGNED AND WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR - FOR E. O. STACY, WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF HIS FRIEND AND ADMIRER, JOHN H. JENKINS, NOV. 14, 1983*** Hardbound. Fine in Very Good DJ. The result of 14 years of research, this is a guide to the 224 books that the author considers essential for any Texas research library, chosen from the over 100,000 books about Texas that have been published between Cabeza de Vaca's Relacion of 1542 and David Weber's The Mexican Frontier of 1982. The text, which usually runs several pages per entry, includes (1) full bibliographical details on every printing and issue; (2) Quotations about the book from other scholars; (3) The story of how and why the book was written with anecdotes about the author and printer; (4) A detailed description of the contents of the book; (5) An analysis of the merits and inaccuracies, if any, in each book; (6) Related books of significance; and (7) Citations to other bibliographies. An additional 1017 Texas bibliographies is included. A complete author-title-subject index and 66 full-page plates complement the text. John H. Jenkins is the author and editor of numerous works on Texas history and bibliography, including - Recollections of Early Texas; Cracker Barrel Chronicles; Audubon & Other Capers; Printer in Three Republics; and I'm Frank Hamer. His monumental 10 volume Papers of the Texas Revolution won the Summerfield G. Roberts Award in 1973 for the best Texas work of the year. He is a Fellow of the Texas State Historical Association and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters and the Texas Philosophical Society.

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