The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 102, July 1998 - April, 1999 Page: 317
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By Wyman Meinzer
With an introduction by John Graves
Proclaimed the Texas State Photographer for 1997,
Wyman Meinzer is one of today's foremost portrayers of
the Texas landscape. His breathtaking color photos in this
book reveal the beauty, drama, unpredictability, and sheer
expanse of Texas'sky.John Graves'beautifully written es-
say connects Meinzer's photos to the land and the people
of Texas.Taken together, the stunning images and elo-
quent words say all there is to say about the Texas sky.
132 pp., 114 pages of color photos
ISBN 0 292-75218-0, $29.95, hardcover
Ambassadors at Sea
The High and Low Adventures of a Diplomat
By Henry E. Catto Jr.
In 1969, Henry Catto was selling insurance in San Antonio.
Just twenty years later, he presented his credentials as am-
bassador to the Court of St.James's to Her Majesty, Queen
Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace. In this engaging mem-
oir, he retraces his journey from Texas outsider to Washing
ton insider, providing a fascinating look at the glamour,
day-to-day work, and even occasional danger that come
with being a high-level representative of the United States
384 pp., 30 b&w photos
ISBN 0-292 -71212-X, $29.95, hardover
S Newly reissued
A Vaquero of the Brush Country
The Life and Times ofJohn D. Young
v Second edition
By John D. Young and J. Frank Dobie
This true story of the Texas brush range and the first cowboys has
become a classic in Western literature. It tells about John Young,
old-time vaquero who was trail driver, hog chaser, sheriff, ranger,
hunter of Mexican bandits, horse thief killer, prairie fire fighter,
ranch manager-and something of a dreamer, a man of
318 pp., 3 b&w photos
A calendar for 1999 iJex S
Beautiful Beautiful Texas
Texas is the biological crossroads of North America.This 1999
wall calendar,featuring images and text drawn from collec-
tions of the University of Texas at Austin, celebrates the ex
traordinary range and beauty of the Texas landscape.
20 pp., color images
5BN 0-292-71407-6, $14.95, spiral bound
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 102, July 1998 - April, 1999, periodical, 1999; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101219/m1/317/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.