Austin, TX: Texas State Historical Association, 1956. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket First Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, [9.5x6.5in], 326 pp., 15 black and white images, 1 illustration of cattle brands, map of Young County on front and rear end papers, biographies, bibliography and index; Cream cloth covers with dark brown lettering on front and spine on rust ink field, illustration of bucking bull and rider on front, all edges trimmed; Cream color Dust Jacket with rust and brown lettering on front and spine, illustrations of brands, Native American with ceremonial headdress, bull and rider, oil derrick and structures on front, listing of other publications on rear; Moderate shelf wear with age toning to covers and edges of covers and text, minimal fading to spine, front hinge weak, author's full signature on half-title; Dust Jacket heavily age toned along edges, darken spine, minor chips along edges with a closed cracking along front fore edge, priced clipped. Item #13852
Young County is in the heart of West Texas and rich with the history of the young nation and State of Texas. This book also includes intimate details to the towns and people. Their are extensive biographies of the early settlers and families of the County, based on the subscription list of the Graham Leader started in 1859.
The Donnell Mill on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River is still standing ouside of the old town of Eliasville.