4 edition of A description of western Texas. found in the catalog.
A description of western Texas.
Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railway Company.
|Statement||Published by the Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railway Company, the Sunset Route. Comp. by M. Whilldin.|
|Series||Western Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 205, no. 2117.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p. ¾., 120 p.|
|Number of Pages||120|
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A description of western Texas, pub. by the Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio railway company, the Sunset route. Author: M Whilldin ; Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railway Company.
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