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Children's Books

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Americana:Texana:Children's Books

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1 Alter, Judith M.
Luke and the Van Zandt County War
Fort Worth, Texas: Texas Christian University Press: 1984: 0912646888 / 9780912646886: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: Conoly, Walle (illustrator): Dust jacket has very light amount of wear at the head of the spine and a few corners. Two teenagers come to terms with each other and their lives during post-Civil War tensions in East Texas.: 00961: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Two Sieges of the Alamo, Alter, Robert Edmond
2 Alter, Robert Edmond
Two Sieges of the Alamo
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Albert Orbaan: Orange cloth with black lettering and vignette. Several small, dark stains along the top edge. Does not affect pages. Jacket has a few corresponding, faded stains, some additional small stains at the bottom, and also some chipping to the top and bottom edge of the front panel (larger chip at bottom). Juvenile story of a cub pilot on a Mississippi stern-wheeler who joins the Texans' cause for independence from Mexico and winds up at the Alamo. 192 pages.: 06921: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Stowaway to Texas, Evey, Ethel L.
3 Evey, Ethel L.
Stowaway to Texas
Houston, Texas: Larksdale Press: 1982: 0898961025 / 9780898961027: 4th Printing: Hard Cover: Very Good+: No Jacket: SIGNED: Light wear and rubbing, a clean copy. A young boy has to sail to Texas alone from New Orleans in 1837 after his father is arrested and taken off the ship. He arrives in time for the first anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. Based on a true story. Limited printing of 150 copies, of which this is number 95, for the Texas Sesquicentennial in 1986 (commemorative ribbon affixed to title page). Signed by the author. 201 pages.: 06462: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Anson Jones: The Last President of the Republic of Texas, Flynn, Jean
4 Flynn, Jean
Anson Jones: The Last President of the Republic of Texas
Austin, Texas: Eakin Press: 1997: 157168106X / 9781571681065: Second Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: No Jacket: Mark Mitchell: 106 pages with timeline, bibliography and a few illustrations. A title in Eakin's juvenile Texas history series. Biography of doctor, farmer, and politician Anson Jones, who served as the last president of the Republic of Texas and was instrumental in bringing Texas into the union.: 07931: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Jim Bowie: A Texas Legend, Flynn, Jean (SIGNED)
5 Flynn, Jean (SIGNED)
Jim Bowie: A Texas Legend
Austin, Texas: Eakin Press: 1980: 0890152411 / 9780890152416: Second Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: SIGNED: Inscribed to the previous owner, signed, and dated by the author on the front free endpaper.: 02720: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Lanterns for Fiesta, Fulle, Suzanne G. (SIGNED)
6 Fulle, Suzanne G. (SIGNED)
Lanterns for Fiesta
Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company: 1973: 0825534410 / 9780825534416: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: SIGNED: Several worn spots to top and bottom edges. Bright, clean interior in solid binding (NOT ex-lib). Jacket shows some light foxing and rubbing, but no tears or chips. Protected in mylar sleeve. Personalized gift inscription "to the Kemper children" from the author on behalf of the children's aunt. Signed by the author beneath the inscription. Story of 12-year-old Juanita, a young Mexican-American girl, her family, and their struggles and triumphs against a backdrop of poverty in a Texas barrio. The author, as a young girl traveling with her father, saw a young Mexican-American girl and her grandfather selling tamales by a train station, and she wondered what her life was like and what happened when they went home. That scene provided inspiration for this story.: 02228: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
The Ghost of Panna Maria (Stories for Young Americans), Kerr, Rita
7 Kerr, Rita
The Ghost of Panna Maria (Stories for Young Americans)
Austin, Texas: Eakin Press: 1990: 089015791X / 9780890157916: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Rita Kerr: Inscribed and Signed By Author: The blank endpapers, both front and rear, are missing; they were either very neatly removed (unusual for both) or never were included (also unusual). The first page you see upon opening the book is the title page. The dust jacket is price-clipped and has a crease on the rear flap. Otherwise, a nice, clean, unmarked copy. Fictional children's story of Polish immigrants in Texas' first Polish settlement of Panna Maria, southeast of San Antonio. Inscribed by the author to the book's previous owner.: 06826: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Sarah, Sissy Weed and the Ships of the Desert (Stories for Young Americans), Paul, Paula G.
8 Paul, Paula G.
Sarah, Sissy Weed and the Ships of the Desert (Stories for Young Americans)
Austin, Texas: Eakin Press: 1985: 0890155046 / 9780890155042: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Mild shelf wear. Front endpapers have a name stamp and a few ink marks. Jacket has a few small chips. Two young friends in 1857 Indianola, Texas deal with a ship in port that lets loose a load of unclaimed camels and later discover the illegal transport of another kind of cargo--slaves. When they make that discovery and befriend a young slave girl sold to the mayor, things get interesting... and dangerous. 128 pages.: 06828: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 



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