The Bookshelf, The Parlor, The Young Texas Reader, and the Monthly

The Texas Bookshelf is different from the The Texas Parlor, http://texasparlor.blogspot.com/ . The Texas Parlor carries "general" bookish information and non-book information and even different Texana news and notes of use to the bibliographically challenged and other nosey folks intersted in historical, literary, and cultural observations. Will's Texana Monthly may carry material from either blog, but extends itself beyond those, especially for longer compilations or treatments. The Monthly, the Bookshelf and the Parlor are all companions. So, is the Young Texas Reader http://youngtexasreader.blogspot.com/ which specialized on books and such things for the youngest to the teenagers.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Antique Maps of Fort Worth, 1849-1950 - Pete Charlton

A review from Michael Price's Fort Worth Business Press' column, Lone Star Library:  A digital treasure-trove of antique Texas maps

Antique Maps of Texas, Vol.  2: Antique Maps of Fort Worth 1849–1950, compiled by Pete Charlton (Electric Books; $20)
Pete Charlton's Electric Books dates from 1997 as a Fort Worth-based publisher of a well-received collection of antique maps of Texas, Indian Territory and the Southwest in general. Charlton's best-of-both-worlds fusion of antiquity and digital modernity allows the compact packaging of such documents in CD-ROM editions — in addition to large-scale prints reproducing such maps.
The newly issued Antique Maps of Texas, Vol. 2: Antique Maps of Fort Worth 1849-1950 serves to launch a series of CD-ROM editions that will focus on specific groups of maps and views."....  READ MORE OF THE REVIEW AT http://www.fwbusinesspress.com/display.php?id=8100

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