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Hoofbeats, Heartbeats & Heroes : The 65-Year-Old Legacy of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Heritage Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01446


A beautifully designed book on the history of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo from its money-losing inception in 1932, as the Houston Fat Stock Show, to 1997 with its flashy entertainment and the millions of dollars generated for youth scholarships. This book is not only about the events and the performers, but also about the people who have made it possible and continue to make each year's event a little better than the last. Glossy paper, 87 pages, illustrated wit... View more info

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Texas Highways Magazine, 1993 Complete Set, Volume 40

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Department of Transportation: 1993

Seller ID: 03899


All 12 issues from 1993 in a custom binder with the Texas Highways logo on the spine and front cover. View more info

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The Story of Champ D'Asile

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Steck-Vaughan Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 03905


180 pages, several pages unopened. Introduction by Wilson M. Hudson about the Book Club of Texas, of which this title was the final publication in 1937. Two French books published in 1819 comprised the Texas Book Club publication. The only additions to this facsimile edition are the original title pages of each of the French books. View more info

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Texas Highways Magazine, 1988 Volume 40

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Department of Transportation: 1988

Seller ID: 04055


Tiny edge tear on the dust jacket, else fine. All 12 issues from 1988, hardbound. View more info

Centennial Reflections: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1991

Seller ID: 04695


Book in slipcase, which shows some mild wear. Book is in fine condition. View more info

History of the Texas Society National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Commemorating the Bi-Centennial Era in Texas, Nineteen-Hundred Twenty-Nine Through Nineteen-Hundred Seventy-Four

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution: 1975

Seller ID: 04787


Small, dark spot on front cover and small amount of light discoloration along the top-edge. Pictorial endpapers: Front endpapers depict the Freeman Plantation, rear endpapers depict state of Texas map with numbered locations for markers and monuments. 208 pages, numerous photos. View more info

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Celebrating the Literary Heritage of Texas

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05108


Text bound in backwards (upside down) in relation to covers. Introduction by Don Graham. A wide representative selection of prose, poetry,a nd ballads from across the Lone Star State. 125 pages, with Appendices that include Teaching Notes, Biographical Notes, Glossary of Literary Terms, Literary and Historical Dates, and more. There is also a section titled Texas at the Movies. Some of the authors included in this compilation are Larry McMurtry, O. Henry, John Graves, Ja... View more info

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The Journal of South Texas, Fall 2002, Volume 15 Number 2

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingsville, Texas, South Texas Historical Association: 2002

Seller ID: 05211


Articles about Bayview Cemetery in Corpus Christi, the Americo Paredes papers, LBJ and the transformation of the Hispanic community in Texas, and iconic images of Tejanos in the literature of the borderlands. 128 pages, including a section of book reviews. View more info

Wildlife in Focus: The Coastal Bend Wildlife Photo Contest I

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Corpus Christi, Texas, Coastal Bend Land Trust: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05304


Front flap of jacket is creased, else a fine copy. Color portfolio of diverse wildlife along the Coastal Bend of Texas. This book features the results from the first Coastal Bend Wildlife Photography Contest, which awarded $50,000 in prize money to competing photographer-landowner teams, in an effort to promote conservation and protection of wildlife habitat. 8 X 11 inches oblong, 169 pages, with Indexes for Landowners and Photographers and Animals and Plants. View more info

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Virgen De San Juan Shrine, San Juan, Texas

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1980

Seller ID: 07425


Several scuff marks to the covers, otherwise clean. Thin book, no page nuimbers. Limited edition, bi-lingual (English, Spanish). View more info

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The Texas Aggie Centennial Issue, November 1975, Volume 56, Number 7

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: College station, Texas, The Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University: 1975

Seller ID: 07648


Minor bumping and wear. 118-page publication on university news, football, history, and the upcoming centennial (1976). View more info

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St. Anne Catholic Church: The First 75 Years 1925-2000

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, St. Anne Catholic Church: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08220


Green leatherette with raised green lettering on a gilt inlay on the front cover. 104 pages of photographic and written history for St. Anne Catholic Church in Houston Texas. View more info

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1857 Texas Almanac - 1986 Facsimile Reprint

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Irving, Texas, Glen's Sporting Goods, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 08956


Mild shelf wear. Two facing pages browned from newspaper article laid in. Couple small tears to the top edge of the dust jacket. 1986 facsimile reprint of the 1857 original. Dust jacket art by Bascom Herd. View more info

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Chronicles of Smith County, Texas Volume 8, Number 1, Spring 1969

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tyler, Texas, Smith County Historical Society: 1969

Seller ID: 09061


A bit of edge wear and hint of age toning around the edges. Fifty-seven pages, illustrated with historical photos. This issue includes a complete facsimile of the Homecoming Edition of the Daily Courier Times, July 5-10, 1909. Also, laid in is a photocopied eight-page article of "An Historical Sketch of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tyler, Texas," by Mary Jane McNamara. View more info

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Chronicles of Smith County, Texas Volume 10, Number 2, Fall 1971

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tyler, Texas, Smith County Historical Society: 1971

Seller ID: 09062


Some scuffing on the rear cover along the spine, otherwise a sharp, clean copy. Forty-nine pages, illustrated with historical photos. This issue includes Smith County and its Neighbors During the Slave Insurrection Panic of 1860, Lindale's Limerick Hotel, An Historical Sketch of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tyler, Texas, Masonic Lodges in Smith County Before 1860, The Erasmus M. Hanna House, and more. View more info

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Chronicles of Smith County, Texas Volume 13, Number 1, Summer 1974

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tyler, Texas, Smith County Historical Society: 1971

Seller ID: 09063


Light foxing to the covers, otherwise a sharp, clean copy. Sixty-nine pages, illustrated with historical photos. This issue includes Reconstruction Politics and Elections in Smith County, 1866-1873; Houses of Tyler's Past & Present; a 1960 interview with former slave Irving Anderson, who claimed to be 112 years old at the time of the interview; a history of Pleasant Retreat Methodist Church, with a roster of all members to date (1974); a brief history of Bascom, Texas, w... View more info

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Municipal Book City of Houston, Period Ending December 31, 1928

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: 09589


Edge wear and minor chipping to the covers. Several small stains to the top-edge of the page block. The binding is intact. There is a faint trace of moisture staining along the bottom of the first 30 pages or so. The remainder of the book shows no evidence of this and it's not detectable on the covers. Previous ownership indicated with two different names, including the original owner, Mrs. Ben S. Campbell, dated April 17, 1929. Ben Campbell was Mayor of Houston from 191... View more info

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Tales from the Big Thicket

By: Abernethy, Francis e

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1974

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 08124


Shelf wear and a tiny stain to the top edge of the page block. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper (first blank page). Jacket has some edge wear and a tear at the bottom of the front panel, as well as several tiny nicks to the rear panel. Protected now in a clear Mylar archival sleeve. 244 pages with Index and black and white photos. View more info

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Legendary Ladies of Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, E-Heart Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08128


Some shelf wear to boards, light edge wear to jacket. 224 pages. Black and white photos. A collection of articles about women of historical significance in Texas history. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society XLIII in cooperation with the Texas Foundation for Women's Resources. View more info

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Texas Toys and Games (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08174


253 pages with Bibliography, Index of Contributors, and Index of Toys and Games. Illustrated. Volume XLVIII in the Texas Folklore Society series that dates back to 1916. View more info