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Luke and the Van Zandt County War

By: Alter, Judith M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas, Texas Christian University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00961

ISBN: 0912646888

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Two Sieges of the Alamo

By: Alter, Robert Edmond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06921

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Stowaway to Texas

By: Evey, Ethel L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Larksdale Press: 1982

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06462

ISBN: 0898961025

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

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Anson Jones: The Last President of the Republic of Texas

By: Flynn, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 07931

ISBN: 157168106X

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Jim Bowie: A Texas Legend

By: Flynn, Jean (SIGNED)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02720

ISBN: 0890152411

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed to the previous owner, signed, and dated by the author on the front free endpaper. View more info

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Lanterns for Fiesta

By: Fulle, Suzanne G. (SIGNED)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02228

ISBN: 0825534410

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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The Ghost of Panna Maria (Stories for Young Americans)

By: Kerr, Rita

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 06826

ISBN: 089015791X

Condition: Very Good


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 t... View more info

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Sarah, Sissy Weed and the Ships of the Desert (Stories for Young Americans)

By: Paul, Paula G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06828

ISBN: 0890155046

Condition: 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. View more info