Lot 212 of 435:
Setters' Convention in Galveston Texas. 1905  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
First annual meeting of the Northern Settlers' Convention, Galveston, Texas, April 21, 22 and 23, 1905
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Place:
No place
Publisher:
Southern Pacific Railroad
Date:
1905
Description:

[32] pp., comprising 5 pages of text, the remaining being halftones from photographs. 12x17.5 cm (4¾x6¾"), pictorial wrappers. 

Scarce "Souvenir Programme" for the convention, listing the various lectures, addresses and events, including a Boat Ride on the Bay and an Oyster Roast. Most notable, though, are the numerous photographs of Galveston in early years of the 20th century. OCLC/WorldCat lists four copies, at Yale, SMU, Texas Tech, and the University of Texas at Austin.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Moderate soiling, staining and rubbing to wrappers; very good.
 
Item number:
291029
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