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

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

Condition: Fine


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

Image for A Church in the City Reaching the World (First Baptist Church, Houston, Texas)

A Church in the City Reaching the World (First Baptist Church, Houston, Texas)

By: Bell, Kate Atkinson; Christine Hall Ladner; Joanna Williams Poor; Mona Petronella;

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, First Baptist Church: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08635

Condition: Very Good


Light wear at the extremities. The rear cover has a bit of bubbling near the bottom, associated with what looks like a faint staining. 271 pages with Bibliography. Illustrated with photos which help document the history of this Houston church. View more info

Image for Cornerstones: A History of Beaumont and Methodism 1840-1968

Cornerstones: A History of Beaumont and Methodism 1840-1968

By: Crenshaw, Rosa Dieu and W.W. Ward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beaumont, Texas, First Methodist Church Historicl Committee: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08980

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear and bit of shelf lean to the book. Previous owner address label on the front free endpaper. The illustrated dust jacket, which matches the book's covers, has some edge wear and rubbing at the corners. Protected now in a clear Mylar cover. 269 pages with Author's Notes, Table of Illustrations and Poetry, and Index. Illustrated with photographs, drawings, and photocopies of documents. Laid in are two documents: Brochure titled Sanctuary Windows, from the First United Church in Beaumont, Texas and a 1974 newspaper clipping about the dedication of a Texas historical marker for the ... View more info

Image for Branches of the Living Vine, 1916-1991 : A Seventy-Five Year History of Highland Park United Methodist Church

Branches of the Living Vine, 1916-1991 : A Seventy-Five Year History of Highland Park United Methodist Church

By: Deane, edmund and Jessamine Younger (Editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Highland Park United Methodist Church: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01481

Condition: Fine


Assumed First Printing, no additional printings listed. Dark green boards with decorative gilt stamping and lettering. Just a hint of wear to jacket's top-edge. In a protective Mylar sleeve now. 245 pages, many photos from the church's 75-year history. View more info

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The Church with an Enlarged Vision: First Baptist Church of Marlin, Texas

By: Eddins, Mr. And Mrs. Roy

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 09339

Condition: Good


Binding tight and square. Mild edge wear, faint spotting to the top edge of the page block. A bit of foxing on the title page. Inscription from the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Marlin, Texas, Loyd M. Chapman. Publisher and publication date not indicated. Circa 1950s. Eighty-four page history of the First Baptist Church in Marlin, Texas. Illustrated with historic photos. Very scarce copy, hard to come by. View more info

Image for Adobe Walls to Stone Edifice: A Sesquicentennial Pilgrimage of the First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio, Texas

Adobe Walls to Stone Edifice: A Sesquicentennial Pilgrimage of the First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio, Texas

By: Everett, Donald E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, First Presbyterian Church, San Antonio: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03802

Condition: Fine


(ix) 191 pages, illustrated with 41 black & white historical photos and 9 color plates. Comprehensive history of the church from its beginnings in 1846 through the 1990s. A fine, clean copy. View more info

Image for Christ Episcopal Church: The First Seventy-five Years 1911-1986

Christ Episcopal Church: The First Seventy-five Years 1911-1986

By: Fisher, Lewis F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, Christ Episcopal Church: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07706

Condition: Near Fine


Gift inscription to previous owner. Dust jacket is price-clipped, rubbing and tiny spots/stains on the rear panel. 206 pages, with Appendixes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with photos. This book tells the story of how the San Antonio church grew from a mission of St. Mark's into the largest church in the episcopal Diocese of West Texas. View more info

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125th Anniversary Diocese of Galveston-Houston 1847-1972 : Changing Times

By: Giles, Robert C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Most Reverend John L. Morkovsky, S.T.D.:

Seller ID: 10612

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue leatherette with gilt stamping. Very minor white fleck on front cover, otherwise a fine copy. The story of the Diocese of Galveston-Houston in commemoration of its founding. View more info

Image for Cloud of Witnesses: A History of First Methodist Church, Houston, Texas

Cloud of Witnesses: A History of First Methodist Church, Houston, Texas

By: Grimes, Lewis Howard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houston, First Methodist Church: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09071

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, clean interior, free of marks or stains. The jacket has two long, closed tears on the front panel and a large chip on the rear panel, top edge. Otherwise minor wear at the extremities. Looks nice in a clear Mylar protective cover now. 206 pages, with References and Appendix. Traces the history of Methodism in Texas from 1815 and in Houston from 1837 to the events of the summer of 1951 (publication date). View more info

Image for Except the Lord Build… The Sesquicentennial History of First Presbyterian Church, Houston, Texas, 1839-1989

Except the Lord Build… The Sesquicentennial History of First Presbyterian Church, Houston, Texas, 1839-1989

By: King, Judy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, First Presbyterian Church of Houston: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09769

ISBN: 0962187305

Condition: Near Fine


Minor bumping on the bottom edge. Pages 167-170 show some lower-corner creasing. 215 pages with historical images. View more info

Image for History First United Methodist Church of Texas City

History First United Methodist Church of Texas City

By: Stewart, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Olathe, Kansas, Cookbook Publishers, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 05111

Condition: Fine


Plastic comb binding. Clean, sharp copy of a scarce church history. 136 pages. Illustrations on the first page only showing a photo and two drawings of the church through its history. View more info