HISTORY OF TEXAS. FORT WORTH AND THE TEXAS NORTHWEST EDITION.
Chicago: Lewis Publishing , 1922. 4 volumes (complete). Index. Numerous photographic illustrations. Original cloth. First edition. Minor wear mostly to the head and toe of the spine, overall, a tight, very good set (much nicer than is usually found). Adams, Six-Guns 1666: “Scarce. Contains information about Luke Short, Jim Courtright, and Ben Thompson.” Adams, Herd 1747: “Volume 2 contains a chapter on livestock.” A comprehensive, profusely illustrated regional survey of Fort Worth, northwest Texas, and the Panhandle, it contains much on ranching (including biographies of ranchers and cowboys). There are articles on pioneers and leading citizens, agriculture, irrigation, early oil and gas industry, mineral resources, timber and lumber, railroads, etc. The numerous photographs include portraits (including Quanah Parker), architecture, views, ranching, buffalos, oil wells, etc. An important regional work that is rarely found as a complete set and in such nice condition. Note: Requires extra postage.