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Texas and Texans

By: Anderson, Adrian N. and Ralph A. Wooster

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Steck-Vaughn: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05692

ISBN: 0811439135

Condition: Very Good


Worn at the head of the spine. Light wear to corners. Light spotting to parts of the covers, more noticeably on the rear cover. Solid binding, clean interior. 470 pages, with Appendix, Bibliography, and Index. Numerous illustrations and maps. Textbook for either middle school or high school. Nine units, 25 chapters with questions and skill building information at the end of each chapter. View more info

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Lighthouse on the Hill: The Bluefield College Story

By: Armbrister, Rev. David M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wordsprint, Inc.: 2007

Seller ID: 04634

ISBN: 0615166210

Condition: Fine


Small scratch to front panel of jacket, else fine. 157 pages, with Endnotes. History of the Bluefield, Virginia college, founded in 1922. View more info

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Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children

By: Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Junior Literary Guild Corporation and the Viking Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10045

Condition: Very Good


Mild rubbing wear to the corners and spine ends. Gift inscription on the blank page preceding the half-title page. 193 pages with lithographs by Grace Paull. Actual toys from museums and private collections are featured in stories for young readers. A Directory of the Toys is found at the end of the book. View more info

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A Noble Example: A Pen Picture of William M. Tryon, Pioneer Texas Baptist Preacher and Co-Founder of Baylor University

By: Baker, Eugene W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Waco, Texas, Baylor University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10338

ISBN: 0933335016

Condition: Very Good


Boards are slightly bowed, otherwise a nice, clean copy with the dust jacket protected in a Mylar sleeve. 80 pages, including Notes and References Cited. Volume 2 in the Baylor University Founders Series. View more info

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Barn Burning Barn Building: Tales of a Political Life, From LBJ Through George W. Bush and Beyond

By: Barnes, Ben; with Lisa Dickey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Albany, Texas, Bright Sky Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06396

ISBN: 1931721718

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed on the half-title page: "To Billy, my old friend whom I admire so much. Ben Barnes." 256 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black & white photos. View more info

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Barn Burning Barn Building: Tales of a Political Life, From LBJ Through George W. Bush and Beyond

By: Barnes, Ben; with Lisa Dickey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albany, Texas, Bright Sky Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07360

ISBN: 1931721718

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine lean and light edge wear to jacket. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "To ___, a long time Texas Democrat whom I appreciate, Ben Barnes." 256 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black & white photos. View more info

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Hopi Indian Costume [Reprinted from Plateau, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, July 1949, Volume 22, Number 1]

By: Bartlett, Katharine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Arizona, Museum of Northern Arizona: 1949

Seller ID: 09540

Condition: Very Good


Mild upper corner wear and a trace of foxing along the fore-edges. No front cover, apparently as published; page 1 is the cover. 5.5 x 8.5-inch, stapled pamphlet. Ten pages with eight black and white photos. View more info

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Falling from Grace in Texas: A Literary Response to the Demise of Paradise

By: Bass, Rick and Paul Christensen (Editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, Wings Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04826

ISBN: 0930324579

Condition: Near Fine+


A few faint scratches in upper corner of front cover, else a fine copy. 157 pages with a bio section for the contributors. View more info

"And Other Neighborly Names:" Social Process and Cultural Image in Texas Folklore

By: Bauman, Richard and Roger D. Abrahams (Editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02721

ISBN: 029270352x

Condition: Very Good+


321 pp., illustrated. Collection of essays devoted to various aspects of folk tradition in Texas. Protected in new mylar. View more info

Houston Tours for Children and Other People

By: Bennett, Sally (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Ebenezer Press: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 00223

Condition: Very Good


This revised edition from 1974 includes Galveston for interesting places to visit in the Houston area. View more info

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Born on the Island

By: Bingham, Linda S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Nortex Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07802

ISBN: 1571689346

Condition: Near Fine+


Tiny bump to lwer corner, else a fine copy. Historical novel about a survivor of the 1900 hurricane that devastated Galveston Island. Told through the voices of three generations. Signed by the author on the half-title page: "To Jerry..." 285 pages. View more info

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The Golden Dream

By: Birmingham, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00614

ISBN: 0060103345

Condition: Near Fine


A fun look at people and lifestyles in some of America's most famous suburbs in the 1970s--from former call girls in Houston's River Oaks to swinging couples in Kansas City's Shawnee Mission. Other well-known suburbs are featured for the following cities: Phoenix, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. View more info

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Half Horse Half Alligator: The Growth of the Mike Fink Legend

By: Blair, Walter and Franklin J. Meine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03931

Condition: Very Good+


Edge wear, light soiling and rubbing to jacket. Clean copy. 288 pp., Bibliography. View more info

Love Came Tricklin' Down

By: Bludworth, Rosa

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05028

ISBN: 0533102626

Condition: Fine


Small tear on jacket at tail of the spine, else fine. Memoir from the wife of a country preacher in the Rio Grande area of Texas during the 1920s and Great Depression. View more info

The Dawn at My Back: A Memoir of a Black Texas Upbringing, 1900-2000

By: Blue, Carroll Parrott (SIGNED)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 03686

ISBN: 0292709137

Condition: Near Fine


A few notes from a previous owner handwritten on several pages. Inscribed by the author to the previous owner. 303 pages, illustrated. In recounting her childhood before and during the Civil Rights era, the author examines her relationship with her mother, as well as how popular cultural images of Blacks affected the lives of African Americans. View more info

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Conversation with a Medical School: The University of Texas-Houston Medical School 1970-2000

By: Boutwell, Dr.P.H., Bryant & John P. McGovern, M.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Houston, The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 04159

Condition: Fine


Dark blue leatherette in matching slipcase. Nice inscription to a previous owner from author Bryant Boutwell. Note on Boutwell's personalized note paper to the same person also laid in at the inscription page. 191 pages, Selected Readings, Index View more info

The Sentimental Years 1836-1860

By: Branch, E. Douglas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01328

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, gilt titles. Bumping to corners and spine ends. Binding square and tight. Previous owner name in small script on front free endpaper. Browning of first few and last few pages from old newspaper clippings. Jacket is chipped and edge-worn with a few tears and small pieces missing. Foxing and edge toning to front and rear panels. Now protected in a Brodart cover. History of the cultural, emotional, and economical life of the American middle class during the quarter century preceding the Civil War. This generation of Americans was the first to be influenced by the technical revolution ... View more info

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As We are: 17 Conversations Between the Americans and the Man from the London Sunday Times

By: Brandon, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10054

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear to book and jacket in a protective Mylar sleeve now. 281 pages with black and white photos of the interviewees. They include Dr. Margaret Mead, Peter Ustinov, Leonard Bernstein, Ben Shahn, Edmund Wilson, Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller, Frank LLoyd Wright, Dr. Reinhold Niebhur, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Walt Kelly, Walter Reuther, Herblock, Norbert Wiener, Dr. Wernher von Braun, Dr. Isidor I. Rabi, and James Thurber. View more info

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Still flying and Nailed to the Mast: The Extraordinary Story of America's Boldest insurance Company

By: Bronson, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03672

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to book and jacket. Jacket also chipped a bit around the spine ends, small tear to rear panel. Inscriptions and signature's for a comapny employee on the endpapers. History of the first hundred years of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company. 192 pages, Index, many illustrations. View more info

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Singin' a Lonesome Song: Texas Prison Tales

By: Brown, Gary (SIGNED)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Plano, Texas, Republic of Texas Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04435

ISBN: 1556228457

Condition: Fine


258 pages, Bibliography, Index, and b&w photos. Signed by the author on the title page. View more info