SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF THE CAPITOL OF TEXAS: A LEGEND IS REBORN, ONE OF 1000 COPIES SIGNED BY SIX FORMER GOVERNORS INCLUDING PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH
(BUSH, George W.) AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN. Capitol of Texas. A Legend Is Reborn. Atlanta, Georgia: Longstreet Press, (1995). Folio (9-1/2 by 12-1/2 inches), original blind-stamped pictorial brown morocco, photographic endpapers, all edges gilt, original cloth slipcase. $1650.
Signed limited first edition of this photo-illustrated history of the Texas State Capitol building, number 658 of 1000 copies signed on a tipped-in limitation leaf by Governors Ann Richards, Mark White, Dolph Briscoe, Preston Smith, W.O. Clements Jr., and George W. Bush.
This special limited edition signed by six Texas governors was issued to commemorate the 1995 restoration of the iconic Texas State Capitol building. The Austin American Statesman used a portion of the proceeds from this book to support the restoration efforts.
Slight scratching to slipcase. Fine condition.