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New Acquisitions for April 2010

May 20, 2010

Manuscripts
•San Antonio River Authority, 15 boxes

Rare Books
Architecture
• ACME FURNITURE COMPANY. DIVISION OF TENNESSEE FURNITURE CORPORATION. CATALOG NO. 23. BEDROOM FURNITURE. 1923.
• Dallas Chapter American Institute of Architects. THE PRAIRIE’S YIELD – Forces Shaping Dallas Architecture From 1840 to 1962. Dallas: Reinhold, 1962. First ed.
• Edwin Jackson Inc. ANDIRONS AND FIREPLACE FURNISHINGS. Catalog #1927. Sept. 22, 1927 price list laid in, transmittal envelope.
• Edwin Jackson and Bro. FIREPLACES. 1928. 16 pgs., illus., descriptions, prices with original envelope and follow-up letter laid in.
• Lanham Hardwood Flooring Co. HARDWOOD FLOORS AND PARQUETRY. C. 1915. 16 pgs., color illustrations.
• L. F. Garlinghouse Company. SMALL SOUTHERN HOMES. Pict. wraps. Nd. C. 1950’s, 2nd ed.
• MUELLER AND SLACK CO. UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE. GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. White printing Co. 1906.
• SACO MFG. COMPANY. SUCCESSOR TO FRANK O. FURBER. SACO, MAINE. MANUFACTURES OF COLONIAL COLUMNS AND WOOD PUMPS. Spring 1914
• Shattock and McKay Co. UNIVERSAL DESIGN BOOK 1908-09. (title page) UNIVERSAL DESIGN BOOK CONTAINING OFFICIAL LIST PRICES OF SASH, DOORS AND BLINDS…HEAD, CORNER AND BASE BLOCKS…OFFICIAL MOULDING BOOK… , OFFICIAL LIST WINDOW GLASS….OFFICIAL LIST PLATE GLASS….OFFICIAL LIST BEVELING, GRINDING AND POLISHING. Hardback, 471 pgs., index, diagrams, sizes, prices, pictures (many in color), etc.
• SUMMER BUNGALOWS. PRESENTED BY HARRIS BROTHERS COMPANY. 1931. 15 pgs.
• Western Electric Co. HUBBELL SHADES AND REFLECTORS. C. 1905. 6 pgs., 5 illustrations, dimensions, prices, etc.

Mexican Cookbook Collection
• 20TH CENTURY MEXICAN COOKING MANUSCRIPT…OJALDRAS. Recipes, original drawings. Unique manuscript.
• COCINERO MEXICANO, O COLECCION DE LAS MEJORES RECETAS PARA GUISAR AL ESTILO AMERICANO, Y DE LAS MÁS SELECTAS SEGON EL MÉTODO DE LAS COCINAS ESPAÑOLA, ITALIANA, FRANCESA E INGLESA, CON LOS PROCEDIMIENTOS MÁS SENCILLOS PARA LA FABRICACIÓN DE MASAS, DULCES, LICORES, HELADOS Y TODO LO NECESARIO PARA EL DECENTE SERVICIO DE UNA BUENA MESA. México, Imp. de Galvan, 1831, 3 vols., 1st edition
• COCINA PERTENECIENTE A CARMEN BALLINA, AÑO 1937. (México), N.p, 1937, 144p. hand written recipes, hand written ind. Unique manuscript.
• CUADERNO DE COCINA DE DOÑA IGNACIA 1789 MEXICAN MANUSCRIPT COOK BOOK. 18 leaves. index. Unique manuscript.
• GOLIAD SOUVENIR COOK BOOK. FAVORITE RECIPES OF GOLIAD COOKS. Cuero, Texas: Cuero Publishing Co., n. d. (ca. 1940s). Compiled by the Presbyterian Junior Circle, all recipes credited with name of contributor.

San Antonio History
• Rust, Joe Carroll. HISTORIC BEXAR COUNTY; An Illustrated History. San Antonio: Bexar County Historical Commission, 2004. First ed.
• Santos, Richard. SAN ANTONIO DE BEXAR: 1 de ENERO 1836. 1963. Pamphlet with centerfold color map made in 1963 from original manuscript, describes the landmarks, streets, creeks and irrigation ditches of the year 1836.

San Antonio/South Texas Authors
• CANTANDO – BORDER POETS. Dallas: Kaleidography Press, 1939. First ed. Dedicated to Mrs. Robert Bartow Cousins and SIGNED by her as well as contributors Katharine Eubanks, J. DeWitt Davis, Viola W. McKinney, and Elizabeth Goodwyn.
• Blake, Glenn. RETURN FIRE: STORIES. John Hopkins University Press, 2010 [South Texas/San Antonio Authors].

Texas History
• Cross, Osborn. A REPORT, IN THE FORM OF A JOURNAL… OF THE MARCH OF THE REGIMENT OF MOUNTED RIFLEMEN TO OREGON, FROM MAY 18 TO OCTOBER 5, 1849. In Message of the President…December 2,1850, House Ex. Doc. no. 1 (31st Cong 1850). Also includes several other texts, including REPORT OF CAPTAIN S.G. FRENCH…DESCRIPTIVE OF THE ROUTE FROM SAN ANTONIO TO EL PASO (pp. 302-324).
• Davis, Walt. EXPLORING THE EDGES OF TEXAS. Texas A & M University Press, 2010.
• Garza, L. R. Compiled by. LEGEND OF THE MUY GRANDE. Corpus Christi: Whitetail, 1983. First ed.
• Greaser, Galen D. NEW GUIDE TO SPANISH AND MEXICAN LAND GRANTS IN SOUTH TEXAS. Austin: Land Office, 2009. First ed.
• THE LIFE OF THOMAS W. GAMEL. (ca. 1932). First edition. Gamel, born in Alabama, moved to Texas in 1850.
• Miles, William. JOURNAL OF THE SUFFERINGS AND HARDSHIPS OF CAPT. PARKER H. FRENCH’S OVERLAND EXPEDITION TO CALIFORNIA, WHICH LEFT NEW YORK CITY, MAY 13TH, 1850, AND ARRIVED AT SAN FRANCISCO, DEC. 14. New York: Cadmus Book Shop, 1916.
• Muse, James M. PREHISTORIC HISTORY OF COLLIN COUNTY. McKinney, Texas: Examiner Print, 1923. First edition.
• TEXAS: A GUIDE TO THE LONE STAR STATE. N.Y.: Hastings House, 1949.
• Trim, Laura. SHORT TRIPS IN THE HILL COUNTRY. Albuquerque: LDT Press,

Spanish Missions
• Lockwood, Frank C. A TOUR OF THE MISSIONS OF NORTHERN SONORA. (Tucson, 1933.) 6 pp. 4to. Mimeographed and stapled at upper corner.

U.S.- Mexico Borderlands
• Martin, Sylvia. YOU MEET THEM IN MEXICO. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1948. 204 pp. Illus. by Samuel Epstein. Documentary photographs of Mexico.
• Weisman, Alan. LA FRONTERA: THE UNITED STATES BORDER WITH MEXICO. N.Y.: Harcourt Brace Javanovich, 1986. 56 plates from photographs by Jay Dusard.

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