Rare Book Monthly

Articles - March - 2006 Issue

Texas State Historical Society Auction


An exceptional Texas item - lot 1065.

For those interested in history in the making lot 1163 is a framed pair of letters signed by George H. W. Bush when he was president of Zapata Off-Shore Company in 1963.

For those who wish to convert their interest into an experience there are many opportunities to bid including: 2 nights and 3 days with George Jackson in Real de Catorce in Mexico [1032], 2 days and 2 nights with a guide at the Mule Deer Hunt at the renowned Marvillas Ranch [1071], three nights at Lajitas, the ultimate hideaway, hunt quail at Los Conchos Ranch in northern Mexico for two days [1084]; or spend 3 days in historic Albany with up to 9 friends, at the Stasney Ranch [1100].

The auctions at the Texas State Historical Society have been important and widely discussed events for many years. Whether you are in Moscow [Russia or Montana], Cambridge [England or Massachusetts] or Paris [France or Indiana] you can be part of this event.

Log on for a look-see: http://americana.heritagegalleries.com/common/auction/catalog.php?SaleNo=644.

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