The Capitol Story : Statehouse in Texas


x, 182 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj gry-brn-blu w/color wraparound pictorial. The volume is the story of how visionary Texans in 1880, decided to build a capitol that would be the envy of the nation. The state had no money, but it had more than 40 million acres of public land. The people decided to trade more than three million acres of that asset for a grandiose statehouse. This is the story of how they did it. Includes two brochures - "The Original Goddess of Liberty from the Texas State Capitol" by Texas Memorial Museum and "Texas Capitol Restoration Celebraton April 1995" by Southwest Airlines. light foxing to the endpapers.

Title: The Capitol Story : Statehouse in Texas

Author Name: Fowler, Mike and Maguire, Jack w/Grisham, Noel and Johnson, Marla with Grisham, Noel and Johnson, Marla

Illustrator: Photos & Drawings

Categories: Non-Fiction, Americana, Texana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1988

ISBN Number: 0890156638

ISBN Number 13: 9780890156636

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Seller ID: 030907

Keywords: AUSTIN TEXAS CAPITOL BUILDING STATE TEXANA NON-FICTION AMERICANA HISTORY SOUTHWEST