Lure of the Land : Texas County Maps and the History of Settlement

Lure of the Land : Texas County Maps and the History of Settlement

By: Frantz, Joe B. & Mike Cox (edited By Roger Griffin)

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Wear to the rear cover along the top edge and some dark pin-point spots on the top edge of the page block. The boards are very slightly bowed. The dust jacket has a horizontal crease mark and a few edge tears (tape repairs to the inside of the jacket) with creasing along the bottom edge of the front panel. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. [xiii] 228 pages with Index, Bibliography, and Suggestions for Further Reading. Foreword by Gary Mauro. Beautifully designed by Jim Billingsley and printed on paper that has an effective life of at least 300 years. This book surveys seven major geographic areas of Texas that lured American and European explorers, colonists, and settlers. Illustrated with fine reproductions of 81 early county maps from the Texas General Land Office. Oversized, heavy book that will require extra postage for expedited domestic or international delivery.

Title: Lure of the Land : Texas County Maps and the History of Settlement

Author: Frantz, Joe B. & Mike Cox (edited By Roger Griffin)

Categories: Texana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: College Station, TX, U.S.A., Texas A & M University Press: 1988

ISBN: 0890963533

ISBN 13: 9780890963531

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Size: Elephant Folio - over 15

Seller ID: 09895

Keywords: TEXAS MAPS HISTORY UNITED STATES STATE LOCAL REFERENCE,