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Image for Sunshine on the Prairie: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker

Sunshine on the Prairie: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker

By: Ramsay, Jack C. Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04632

ISBN: 0890156867

Condition: Near Fine+


Well-researched, detailed account of the lives of Cynthia Ann Parker, her capture by the Comanches at age nine, marriage to Chief Nocona, and her son Quanah, the last Comanche chief, who ended the half-century frontier warfare between Texans and the Comanches. 179 pages, with Appendixes, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Reproduced historic photos illustrate the text, including the only known photograph of Cynthia Ann Parker, a frontispiece and jacket illustration of her nursing daughter Prairie Flower. Photos o Quanah Parker and his daughter, Wanda Parker, precede the chapters. Preceding the In... View more info

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Ohio Centennial Celebration at Chilicothe, May 20-21, 1903, Under the Auspices of the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society - Complete Proceedings

By: Randall, E.O. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society/Press of Fred J. Heer: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10395

Condition: Good


Brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Shelf wear and edge wear. Spine ends and corners are worn. Front hinge starting and the title page is partially separated. Previous owner name on the front free endpaper--Mr. Adolph Oyer, Waverly, Ohio. There is an ink stamp on the front pastedown that reads Compliments of George B. Nye, Pike County, Ohio House of Representatives. 730 pages with Index. Illustrated. View more info

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My Dear Mollie: Love Letters of a Texas Sheep Rancher

By: Reeve, Agnesa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, Hendrick Long Publishing Co.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07135

ISBN: 0937460621

Condition: Near Fine


171 pages, illustrated with a few black & white reproductions of old photos. Letters from a journalist-turned-sheep rancher to his sweetheart, a disapproving judge's daughter in another town miles away, written from 1888 to 1890. Collectively, they provide an account of life on the West Texas plains of that era. View more info

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Medford: The Ford by the Meadow - A Bicentennial Souvenir

By: Regan, William (and others)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Medford, Massachusetts, Medford Arts Council, Inc.: 1976

Seller ID: 10554

Condition: Very Good


A look at Medford, Massachusetts and its history in America's bicentennial year (1976). 87 pages with black and white photos and Index to Advertisers. Many local ads. Includes a reprint of President Gerald Ford's letter commending Medford and the Medford Arts Council for their bicentennial efforts. There is also a reprinted letter from Medford's Mayor John J. McGlynn regarding the observance. John Regan starts the history in Section I, The Founding of the Town, with his article, MEDFORD: The Ford by the Meadow, from which this book gets its title. Other contributors are listed in the Contents... View more info

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Rise of the Lone Star: The Making of Texas

By: Reichstein, Andres V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, Texas A & M University Press: 1989

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 05770

ISBN: 0890963185

Condition: Fine


[xviii] 303 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrations. English translation from the original German edition by Jeanne R. Willson. View more info

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A Hundred Years of Heroes: A History of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show

By: Reynolds, Clay; Schein, Marie-Madeleine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Forth Worth, Texas, Texas Christian University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02428

ISBN: 0875651453

Condition: Near Fine


315 pages with Index.Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

Image for A Cannoneer in Navajo Country: Journal of Private Josiah M. Rice, 1851

A Cannoneer in Navajo Country: Journal of Private Josiah M. Rice, 1851

By: Rice, Josiah M. [Edited by Richard H. Dillon]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Old West Publishing Company - Fred A. Rosenstock: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06417

Condition: Near Fine


One of 1500 copies printed. The jacket has a few minor nicks to the edges and some slight creasing to the bottom edge. protected now in a new archival Mylar cover. 123 pages, which include the following: Introduction, Editorial Comments, The Diary, Illustrations, Tables of Distances Traversed, Letters, and Index. Twenty of Rice's illustrations from the diary are reproduced in halftone for this book; two additional illustrations are reproduced in full color plates. In addition to Rice's sketches, there is a two-color frontispiece map of the area depicted in the book. Rice's journal documents a ... View more info

Image for Brazos River, Mouth to Freeport, Texas: Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Reports on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mouth of Brazos River up to Freeport, Tex.

Brazos River, Mouth to Freeport, Texas: Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Reports on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mouth of Brazos River up to Freeport, Tex.

By: Riche, Col. C.S., Chief of Engineers, United States Army

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1914

Seller ID: 10493

Condition: Near Fine


Document No. 1469 from the House of Representatives, 63d Congress, 3d Session. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, December 31, 1914, and ordered to be printed with illustration (map). Full title: Brazos River, Mouth to Freeport, Tex. Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Reports on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mouth of Brazos River up to Freeport, Tex., with a View to Securing a Depth of 25 Feet. Submitted for transmission to Congress are reports dated September 20, 1913 and July 23, 1914 along with a fold-out map. Rep... View more info

Image for Kansas First Families at Home: Residences, Residents and Recipes [Ephemera Included: 1999 Inaugural Ball Program for Kansas Governor Bill Graves]

Kansas First Families at Home: Residences, Residents and Recipes [Ephemera Included: 1999 Inaugural Ball Program for Kansas Governor Bill Graves]

By: Richmond, Nel Lindner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Friends of Cedar Crest Association: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 06351

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor wear to book and jacket. The book outlines the rich heritage of the Kansas executive residence and offers a glimpse of past governors and their families who resided there. 118 pages, with Index and illustrated with many photos. Interspersed throughout the history recounted are favorite recipes from the families who lived in the governor's home. Also laid in are ephemera pertaining to the twenty-eighth governor of Kansas, Bill Graves and the book: an inaugural ball program for 1999 and a letter about the book from the publisher. View more info

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Memorable Addresses by American Patriots

By: Ridpath, John Clark

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, The Jones Brothers Publishing Company: 1911

Seller ID: 08010

Condition: Very Good


No date or edition indicated, but the original owner recorded 1911 as the date he received the book. Also, on the title page, he has added the notation: "Compliments of publishers of Ridpath's History of the U.S." Two publishers are listed, which indicates this publication is a reprint: Elliott-Madison Company of Chicago and The Jones Brothers Publishing Company of Cincinnati. Small, red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Light wear. Previous owner name stamped on the front pastedown and handwritten on the title page. Solid copy. 112 pages, with newspaper clipping laid in at the last page... View more info

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The Golden Road: The Story of California's Spanish Mission Trail

By: Riesenberg, Felix

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1962

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 02490

Condition: Very Good


Usual library markings to spine and endpapers. Stamp to page edges. Light foxing to top edge. Jacket in mylar pasted to boards. A clean copy otherwise for a decent reading copy. 315 pp., notes, bibliography, and index. View more info

Fort Griffin on the Texas Frontier

By: Rister, Carl Coke

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 03780

Condition: Near Fine


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The Philosophical Society of Texas Proceedings of the Annual Meeting at San Antonio, December 1-3, 2000

By: Roach, tess and Evelyn Stehling (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The Philosophical Society of Texas: 2002

Seller ID: 07625

Condition: Fine


142 pages. A fine, clean copy of this issue. Topics on world population and environment. View more info

Image for The Philosophical Society of Texas Proceedings  of the Annual Meeting at San Antonio, December 3-5, 1999

The Philosophical Society of Texas Proceedings of the Annual Meeting at San Antonio, December 3-5, 1999

By: Roach, Tess and Evelyn Stehling (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The Philosophical Society of Texas: 2002

Seller ID: 07626

Condition: Fine


134 pages. A fine, clean copy of this issue. Topics on Texas Myths, A Writer's Texas. View more info

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Freemasonry in American History

By: Roberts, Allen E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Co., Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06113

ISBN: 0880530782

Condition: Near Fine


Corners slightly bumped and light edge wear to jacket. 462 pages with Bibliography, Index, and illustrations. View more info

Image for Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston

Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston

By: Roberts, Madge Thornall

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Denton, Texas, University of North Texas Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08628

ISBN: 0929398513

Condition: Very Good


Very mild wear to book, but there is a sticker shadow (smooth, no residue) on the front free endpaper. Otherwise about fine as is the dust jacket. 432 pages, with Appendixes, Bibliography, and Index. Foreword by Randolph B. Campbell. View more info

Image for South Carolina Ghosts: From the Coast to the Mountains

South Carolina Ghosts: From the Coast to the Mountains

By: Roberts, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia University, New York, University of South Carolina Press: 1983

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 10185

ISBN: 0872494284

Condition: Near Fine


152 pages with Bibliography. Black and white photos. Clean, sharp copy. "The stories in this book are based upon actual events. During the course of her research into some of South Carolina's classic tales, Nancy Roberts heard accounts of happenings in the recent past and even the present day. They're all here: from the famous Gray Man of Pawleys Island who warns of coming storms to the ghost of the poor fellow whose small plane went down in the 1950s near Walhalla leaving him to forever hitchhike Highway 107. Everybody has heard of Alice of Murrells Inlet who is still looking for her lover's ... View more info

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Notes Upon the History of St. Paul's Church [James Seymour] - Augusta, Georgia

By: Robertson, Heard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Augusta, Georgia, Miller Printing: 1974

Seller ID: 10749

Condition: Fine


Date not indicated, but OCLC indicates 1974 and locates only one copy. Stapled pamphlet, 11 pages. No separate cover; the first page of text is the front cover. Miller Printing indicated on the rear cover. History of the St. Paul's Church and its fourth rector, James Seymour, before, during, and shortly after the Revolutionary War. Seymour was a loyalist. View more info

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Colorado Industrial Plan

By: Rockefeller, John D. Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1916

Seller ID: 09546

Condition: Very Good


Small booklet in stiff paper covers. Tail of the spine is chipped. Stained card laid in that reads: "Compliments of John D. Rockefeller, Jr." 94 pages. View more info

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Texas History Movies

By: Rosenfield, John Jr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southwest Press: 1928

Seller ID: 09288

Condition: Good


Insect damage to the spine, more along the rear than the front. Foxing along the edges of the page block. Light crease to the rear cover. Stiff, pictorial covers, stapled. Holding tight and square. Clean interior. Sixty-four pages. Cartoons/comic strips on nearly every page. Texas History Movies was born as a comic strip in the Dallas Morning News in 1926. Edition not stated, but assumed first or first paperback. View more info