[El Paso: 1928]. 24pp. Oblong octavo. Original pictorial wrappers, stapled. Minor wear and soiling to wraps. Light dust soiling and tanning internally. Good plus. Item #1543
A scarce and fairly intricate promotional for the First National Bank of El Paso. The pamphlet reproduces eight paintings of El Paso scenes by noted Western painter Edward Holslag that hung in the lobby of the bank, each accompanied by verses penned by local Texas poet Owen Payne White on the facing page. With a statement of the bank's finances for 1927 and a rousing introduction from the bank president, Joshua Reynolds, who also inscribed this copy, concerning the stern business morality of the Southwest. Six copies in OCLC.