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Sketches from Texas siftings

Alexander Edwin Sweet

Sketches from Texas siftings

by Alexander Edwin Sweet

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Published by Texas Siftings Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sweet and Knox ; illustrated by W.H. Caskie.
ContributionsKnox, J. Armoy 1851-1906.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 microfiches (122 fr.)
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18807451M
ISBN 100665355564

Doubleday & Co., NY, Ex-Lib (Clallam County Library). Red cloth, yellow top-edge, gilt letters. Spine bumping, hd & ft, corners. Small frays at foot & corners; along bottom edges. Old library markings mostly removed from inside front board/fff. There is a circular book-stamp, at bottom corner. Sketches in Stillness. K likes. Welcome to my virtual sketchbook, an art journal, featuring little cartoons celebrating the art of living in the present ers: K.

  From Texas Siftings, from Sweet's two published books (one called by John Jenkins in Basic Texas Books the "best volume of 19th century Texas humor"), and from many never-before-collected newspaper columns, editor Virginia Eisenhour has assembled an Alex Sweet sampler that presents the very best of the timeless humorist's : University of Texas Press. - Explore benjaminknox's board "Iconic Aggie Sketches & Art", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sketches, Art and Art sketches pins.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sweet, Alexander Edwin, Sketches from "Texas siftings,". Clair Shores, Mich., Scholarly Press, The art work was done by Thomas Worth, a Currier and Ives artist, T.

Ramsden, and Frank Bellew. Sketches from Texas siftings book Sweet and Knox compiled columns from Texas Siftings into three books, Sketches from Texas Siftings inOn a Mexican Mustang through Texas, from the Gulf.

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Excerpt from Sketches From Texas Siftings We now feel somewhat relieved, although there is a great deal in us yet that it will take years to get rid of. This book contains a part of what we have succeeded in enticing out of ourselves and publishing in Texas Siftirzgs during the past : Alexander Edwin Sweet.

About the Book. Historical Fiction books set their characters and plot at some time in the past, providing adequate background on the customes and mores of that time to make it seem believable to the reader, whilst not necessarily remaining true to actual historical events in that setting.

Du schreibst gerade: Sketches from "Texas Siftings. Sketches From Texas Siftings by Sweet and Knox (Sweet, Alexander Edwin and J. Armoy Knox). Texas Siftings Publishing Company, Hardcover.

Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner.

New York: Texas Siftings Publishing Company, First collected edition of these bits and pieces from "Texas Siftings" with editorial comments. Illustrated by W.

Caskie. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green black and gilt decorated Full text of "Sketches from "Texas siftings."" See other formats. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Greene, of Salado, Texas, is a longtime and well-known Texas author who for years wrote a newspaper column (primarily in the Dallas Morning News) that featured Texas history and Texana is the author of A Personal Country, which was on the A&M list for several years, and a number of other books.

He holds an honorary doctorate from Austin College and is a past president of Author: A. Greene. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Sketches from Texas Siftings. at nd: John Armoy Knox. Texas Siftings Publishing Company, NY, Illustrated w/ numerous pen & ink drawings by W.

Caskie. Green cloth, gilt illustrated front cover, embossed decorative bindings, gilt letters. Spine bumping & small frays, hd & ft, corners. Various blemishes throughout. All gilt is bright.

Tightly Price: $ Sketches from Texas. 66 likes. Art. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: About this Item: E.

& K. Shapland, Exeter, [], 8vo., First and Sole Edition, with a title-vignette, and 24 fine full-page illustrations and a full-page plan in the text; pictorial boards, backstrip lettered in black, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly chafed at upper margin.

A lovely copy. The charming illustrations are given a brief caption and their. A book of sketches is exactly what this is; sketches with words and feelings instead of lines and shades. Only Kerouac could accomplish this so gracefully.

And you see these scenes in your head, FEEL them, much more acutely than if you were looking at an actual sketch. Nobody invokes such warmth, feeling, and wondering comfort like Jack Kerouac /5. The envelope held a pristine copy of the "Texas Sketchbook: A Collection of Historical Stories from the Humble Way." The page softcover book, first published inwas illustrated by the late artist E.

(Buck) Schiwetz. (The oil company revised and reprinted the book in and again in ). Sketches was an amazing book it was about 3 street kids, all run away one of the kids Dana was the new run away kid she was the goodie kid out of them all.

So these kids live, eat sleep on the street and the way they get money is to beg or panhandle. untill one day when a man walks up to Dana while shes doing a tag on a while and gives her a 4/5.

The art work was done by Thomas Worth, a Currier and Ives artist, T. Ramsden, and Frank Bellew. Sweet and Knox compiled columns from Texas Siftings into three books, Sketches from Texas Siftings inOn a Mexican Mustang through Texas, from the Gulf Seller Rating: % positive. But even better, you can now buy the sketches in a physical book format to help with your studying.

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16 Apr - Examples of pages in Artists' Sketchbooks and Artists' journals and perhaps some ideas for filling your own. Includes some fashion and textile sketches. See pins. Alexander Edwin Sweet () is Texas's own "Sifter," whose humorous columns appeared in the Galveston Daily News in the late s and early s.

In his wickedly funny, tongue-in-cheek sketches, readers learned of an astonishing variety of frontier phenomena, some familiar, others downright odd.

At present, she's reading Paul Park's A Princess of Roumania, Dorothy Dunnett "for the zillionth time," and Sketches from Texas Siftings. "It's a compilation of comic sketches originally published in a Texas newspaper in the s. Each little essay concerns some aspect of Texas life The Texas Cow, the Pelon Dog, the Typical Texan, etc.The screen image of the sample page is dpi screen quality.

The book is printed in dpi print quality. TGS Publishing Note: This is a facsimile book of an original printing. TGS invested in software and equipment in late that really increased the quality and speed to create facsimile books.