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The Confederate Nation, 1861-1865

By: Thomas, Emory M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02474

ISBN: 0060142529

Condition: Very Good


Very light wear, faint stain to top edge. Jacket has light wear and rubbing, crease to the rear flap. Small closed tear on rear panel near head of spine. Protected now in a new mylar cover. View more info

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Come Go With Me: Old-Timer Stories from the Southern Mountains

By: Thomas, Roy Edwin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05707

ISBN: 0374370893

Condition: Near Fine


187 pages with drawings by Laszlo Kubinyi. "Included here are ninety-four tall tales, poignant reminiscences, and family stories - some going back to Civil War day - chosen from hundreds of interviews recorded by Arkansas folklorist Roy Edwin Thomas over the last quarter-century." View more info

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Hush, Child! Can't You Hear the Music?

By: Thompson, Rose & Charles Beaumont

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 1982

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02344

ISBN: 082030588x

Condition: Near Fine+


[xxxiii] 93 pp. Black & white photos. Collection of black folktales and photographs in rural Georgia, 1930s-40s. View more info

Hush, Child! Can't You Hear the Music?

By: Thompson, Rose & Charles Beaumont

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 1982

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02630

ISBN: 082030588x

Condition: Fine


Minute amount of wear noted at spine ends of jacket, else Fine. [xxxiii] 93 pp. Black & white photos. Collection of black folktales and photographs in rural Georgia, 1930s-40s. View more info

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A History of Gray Lodge No. 329 A.F. & A.M. Houston, Texas 1870-1970

By: Tidwell, Donavon Duncan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas, Masonic Home and School of Texas: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04958

Condition: Very Good+


Spotting to page edges, else a fine copy. Gray covers in brick design, blue lettering. 495 pages, with Appendixes and Index. Contents divided into two parts: Historical and Biographical. Illustrated, including frontispiece photo of Col. William Fairfax Gray. Scarce Masonic history. View more info

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Days of Colonial Texas

By: Tinch, Helen Pearl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, American Museum Society of Houston Baptist College: 1967

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09059

Condition: Very Good


Sixty-three page stapled booklet with a bit of discoloration (darkening) to the covers, otherwise a sound copy. Includes Bibliography. Illustrated with drawings and two maps, including the map of colonial Texas that continues from inside the front cover to inside the rear cover. SIGNED by the author on the verso of the title page and dated 1967. No publication date is indicated, so the author's written date is assumed the same year of publication. The author was Archivist, Houston Baptist College (now University) at the time of publication. View more info

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More Spooky Texas Tales

By: Tingle, Tim and Doc Moore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lubbock, Texas, Texas Tech University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08718

ISBN: 0896727009

Condition: Fine


A collection of short stories for a young audience about ghosts, haunted places, and other scary tales set in Texas. 92 pages, illustrated. Inscribed and signed ("To Nick...") on the title page by co-author Tim Tingle. View more info

The Valiant Few: Crisis at the Alamo

By: Tinkle, Lon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 03109

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear to top-edge of boards. Jacket has wear at the spine ends, couple of edge tears to the rear panel. 90 pages, illustrated. Book for young readers that focuses on the thirteen-day siege of the Alamo. View more info

The Valiant Few: Crisis at the Alamo

By: Tinkle, Lon (SIGNED)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05543

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear to top-edge of boards. Light wear to jacket, slightly chipped at the spine ends. 90 pages, illustrated. Book for young readers that focuses on the thirteen-day siege of the Alamo. Inscribed and signed by the author to a previous owner of the book: "Inscribed for Joe ___, with cordial greetings of Lon Tinkle, Pasadena, 4/20/67." View more info

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Texas Cousins: Correll, Tisdale, and Related Families

By: Tisdale, Marie C. & Alert A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Nortex Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02714

Condition: Near Fine -


Light bump to corners. Collection of memories and family stories from the early 1900s to present. Families include Tisdale, Correll, Criss, Davis, Ellis, and Saunders from the early 1900s to present in Texas, Kansas, and California. 281 pages, indexed. Illustrated with photos and line drawings by Marie Tisdale. View more info

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The Continuing Effect of the American Revolution

By: Toynbee, Arnold J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg: 1961

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01057

Condition: Good+


Dark green paperwraps,gilt lettering and unicorn graphic. Edge-worn and chipped, a few light spots on the rear cover. Text of an address on the occasion of the celebration of The Prelude to Independence, June 10, 1961, at the eighteenth century capitol--Williamsburg, Virginia. Opening remarks by Winthrop Rockefeller. View more info

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Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

By: Trethewey, Natasha (SIGNED)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08731

ISBN: 0820333816

Condition: Near Fine+


Signed on the title page by the author. Unread copy with a slight bump at lower corner of front cover.Trethewey won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Native Guard (2007) and was the Poet Laureate for Mississippi and the United States in 2012. View more info

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Mississippi West

By: Turner, Charles Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, Garrett and Massie, Incorporated: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05092

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, faint spotting to top-edge. Jacket has a bit of edge wear. Nice, clean copy protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. Topical study of the American West--geography, colonialism, federal land policies, Indian policy, and economic subjects. 438 pages with Appendices, Index, Maps. View more info

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The Slave Narratives of Texas

By: Tyler, Ron C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, State House Press: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 07681

ISBN: 1880510359

Condition: Near Fine


Small abrasion to top-edge of the text block. More than one hundred ex-slaves describe what slavery was like--their masters, runaway slaves, work, the Civil War, and the coming of freedom. These narratives were collected by the WPA in the 1930s. Black and white photos of the narrators of these stories are scattered throughout the text. 143 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Appendix (alphabetical listing of the narrators, with a sentence or two about each). View more info

We New Yorkers: History and Government of the Empire State

By: Tyrrell, William G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford Book Company: 1965

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 05756

Condition: Very Good


Bumping to the extremities. 326 pp. plus Index. Photos and illusttrations. Newspaper articles laid in. View more info

The Custer Adventure : As Told By its Participants

By: Upton, Richard (compiled by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Custer Battlefield Historical & Museum Association: 1985

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 02037

Condition: Near Fine


Slight crease to rear cover. First-hand accounts about Custer, the events leading to the Battle of Little Big Horn and the battle itself by Custer's wife and soldiers who went on to fight and died with him and by those who survived him. 119 pages, illustrated, with bibliography and footnotes. Includes a two-page color reproduction of the painting, After the Battle. View more info

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The Indian Frontier 1846-1890

By: Utley, Robert M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07308

ISBN: 0826307159

Condition: Near Fine


325 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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The 1862 Plot to Kidnap Jefferson Davis

By: Vifquain, Victor (Edited By Jeffrey H. Smith and Phillip Thomas Tucker)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01280

ISBN: 0811712710

Condition: Fine


Very slight rubbing or abrasion near top of front panel on jacket, barely noticeable. Civil War memoir recently discovered in the Nebraska State Historical Society archives, in which three Frenchmen plotted to ride into Richmond and capture Jefferson Davis. View more info

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Streak O'Lean and a Streak O'Fat

By: Vincent, Joseph J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tampa, Florida, Southern Historical Asscoiates, Publishers: 1953

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10034

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt stamping (lettering and decoration). Couple of tiny spots or stains to the fore-edge of the page block and dust jacket folds. Two dust jackets included with the book. One is illustrated with the same design found on the cloth covers and has a few small edge tears. The other has a different design on the front panel and shows some sticker shadow from three price stickers, edge wear, and some tape repair to a tear at the top edge. The jacket that matches the cover is protected in an archival sleeve. The alternative jacket will be placed underneath it. 109 pages with drawings... View more info

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Indian Oratory: Famous Speeches by Noted Indian Chieftains (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)

By: W. C. Vanderwerth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 08829

ISBN: 0806109483

Condition: Near Fine


Slight lean to the spine, but a sharp, clean copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with a few small chips and edge tears. 292 pages, with Appendix and Bibliography. Appendix: An Indian's Views of Indian Affairs, by Chief Joseph, Nez Perce (1879). From the dust jacket: "Selections range from early contact with the whites in the 1750s to a speech by Quanah Parker in 1910. Several of the orations were delivered at the famous Medicine Lodge Council in 1867. A short biography of each orator states the conditions under which the speeches were made, locates the place of the council or meeting, and ... View more info