BASIC TEXAS BOOKS, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SELECTED WORKS FOR A RESEARCH LIBRARY. John H. Jenkins.

BASIC TEXAS BOOKS, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SELECTED WORKS FOR A RESEARCH LIBRARY.

(Texas).
  • Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1988.
  • small 4to.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • xiv, 648, (2) pages.

Price: $28.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 54466

Revised edition. "Guide to the 224 books that the author considers essential to any Texas research library" [i.e. research related to Texas]. Entries provide information on bibliographic details, origin, production and reception of the book, description of content and analysis, related works, and citations in other bibliographies. Over 1,000 additional books are mentioned in the discussions. A critical bibliography, not primarily concerned with books as artifacts or with documentation. Appended is a list of 219 Texas-related bibliographical works! By the controversial antiquarian bookseller J.H. Jenkins. Small closed tear along top edge of front cover of jacket.