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John Henry Kirby: prince of the pines.

Mary Lasswell

John Henry Kirby: prince of the pines.

by Mary Lasswell

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Published by Encino Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kirby, John Henry, 1860-1940.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 203.

    StatementPref. by Edmunds Travis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9760.K65 L35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 203 p.
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5597609M
    LC Control Number68003428

    KIRBYVILLE - John Henry Kirby, the prototypical East Texas timber baron, made a whale of a lot of money in the dense Piney Woods that once surrounded this little East Texas town that bears his name. Kirby, also known as "Prince of the Pines," moved to Houston in , where he invested in real estate (in Houston and Dallas) and continued to run his lumber interests, his oil and gas company.

    High time by Mary Lasswell (Book) 9 editions published John Henry Kirby: prince of the pines by Mary Lasswell Jesse, Kirby, John Henry, Kirby Lumber Company Lasswell. Henry Kirby, Prince of the Pines (Austin, Texas, ); and Morgan's paper and article. There are brief descriptions of Kirby's rise and activities scattered through-out numerous other publications. The Lasswell biography purports to be a scholarly work but is not, although it does include some interesting personal detail which.

    Mrs. Rasmussen's book of one-arm cookery with second helpings 10 copies, 2 reviews. Tio Pepe 7 copies, 1 review. Suds in Your Eye [play] (Novel) 4 copies. Bread for the Living 4 copies. John Henry Kirby: prince of the pines 3 copies. Members. Top members (works). Two books of recipes, Mrs. Rasmussen's Book of One-Arm Cookery () and Mrs. Rasmussen's Book of One-Arm Cookery with Second Helpings John Henry Kirby, Prince of the Pines (). Bibliography: Reference works: American Novelists of Today (). CA (). TCAS. Other references: Boston Globe (11 Oct. ).


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