Corralling the Colorado: The First Fifty Years of Lower Colorado River Authority

By: Banks, Jimmy; John E. Babcock

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by Jimmy Banks. "To Jean Carefoot, with appreciation and best wishes." dated July 25, 1991. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Corners bumped. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Individuals who overcame their own problems and weaknesses to corral the mighty, once vicious Colorado River. Contents include: how early rice farmers "rustled" water with dynamite and shotguns, how the fight between public and private utilities seems almost as old as electricity, how Governors "Ma" and "pa" Ferguson swapped the state's 100th birthday plum for help in creating the LCRA and more.

Title: Corralling the Colorado: The First Fifty Years of Lower Colorado River Authority

Author Name: Banks, Jimmy; John E. Babcock

Categories: Signed, Limited Editions, First Editions, Texana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Eakin Pr: 1988-11-01

ISBN: 089015662X

ISBN 13: 9780890156629

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-4-21

Keywords: Colorado River, Texas , history, signed, first,