Item #8 Texas Garlands. Martha Whitten.

Texas Garlands

Austin: Triplett & Hutchings, 1885. Hardcover. Good. Item #8

Original cloth blocked in gilt and black. Spine well faded, edges and
spine tips and portions of the board worn, loose in binding, but still a
fair copy.
A collection of poems known for their descriptive nature and historical
themes related to Texas.
But this copy has a two page inscription by Lena Dancy Ledbetter, a
Texas civic leader and amateur composer,.Her papers are at the
University of Texas.
In 1888 she arrived in Coleman, Texas.
"Our home (corner of 5th Ave. and Pecan Street) bought from Dr. G.
B. Beaumont, built before the Santa Fee (sic) reached Coleman...."

Price: $100.00

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