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Image for Refugee Scholars in America: Their Impact and Their Experiences

Refugee Scholars in America: Their Impact and Their Experiences

By: Coser, Lewis A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07246

ISBN: 0300031939

Condition: Near Fine


Small white mark on front cover, very minor. Previous owner signature on the front free endpaper. No dust jacket, but a piece from it, containing the author bio, is present as a bookmark. 351 pages with Notes and Index. An analysis of the contribution to American scholarship and culture made by European refugees between 1933 and the end of World War II, but not exclusively from Germany and Austria. View more info

James Stephen Hogg: A Biography

By: Cotner, Robert C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04531

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting to the top-edge, previous owner name on the front free endpaper. Jacket has edge wear and is protected in a Mylar archival sleeve now. [xxvi] 617 pages, Index. Illustrated with many photographs, letters, cartoons, charts, and maps. View more info

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Searches in the American Desert

By: Cowing, Sheila

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Margaret K McElderry Books: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 03668

ISBN: 0689504691

Condition: Near Fine


179 pages, Index, Bibliography. Illustrated with photos and maps View more info

True Tales of Texas

By: Cox, Bertha Mae

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Hendrick Long Publishing Co.: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 03523

ISBN: 093746077x

Condition: Fine


Facsimile reproduction of 1949 original. Clean, unmarked copy. 292 pages with a dictionary and index included at the back. View more info

Unwise Passions: A True Story of a Remarkable Woman-- And the Last Great Scandal of Eighteenth-Century America

By: Crawford, Alan Pell (SIGNED)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04668

ISBN: 068483474x

Condition: Near Fine


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Casa Grande Pageant: The People of the Casa Grande Valley

By: Cummings, Byron

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona,

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09532

Condition: Good


Stapled, brown paper wrappers with titles and illustration in black. The booklet is mildly creased and rolled in the lower half and there is a vertical crease or fold mark visible from the rear side of the booklet. Light edge wear and a small amount of foxing and soil is visible on the covers, but minimal. A previous owner's name (Anglo and Native American) is penciled at the top of the front cover. Date and publisher information absent, but 1930 is the date according to Todd W. Bostwick in Byron Cummings: Dean of Southwest Archaeology (also in our stock), University of Arizona Press, 2006, pp... View more info

Boots and Saddles : Life in Dakota with General Custer (Western Frontier Library, No. 17)

By: Custer, Elizabeth B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press: 1987

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 02038

ISBN: 0806111925

Condition: Near Fine


Clean unmarked copy, appears unread. View more info

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Texas Hero Stories:An Historical Reader for the Grades

By: Daffan, Katie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Benj. H. Sanborn & Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09944

Condition: Very Good


Dark red cloth with black lettering. Mild edge wear and a child's handwritten name in pencil on the endpapers. A well-preserved copy. Very scarce first edition of this grade-school reader for Texas children in the early 1900s, not to be confused with her self-published Texas Heroes (1924), which was adopted as a textbook for third, fourth, and fifth grade students in Texas. 150 pages illustrated with images of the Alamo, Texas Capitol, and prominent Texas heroes from colonial days to Republic of Texas and statehood eras: La Salle, Stephen F. Austin, David Crockett, Sam Houston, Albert Sidney J... View more info

The Pioneer Heritage: Yesterday - Today - Tomorrow

By: Dailey, John T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Remington, Virginia, The Allington Corporation: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02617

Condition: Very Good+


Light spotting to top edge. Jacket rubbed and edge-worn in places. Protecetd now in a new mylar cover. A look back at pioneer lifestyle and skills in Texas, tracing them to the present, and projecting them into the future to help train young people to cope with tomorrow's problems. 277 pages, index, photos. View more info

Image for Black, White and Gray: 21 Points of View on the Race Question

Black, White and Gray: 21 Points of View on the Race Question

By: Daniel, Bradford (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Sheed & Ward: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08109

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear, foxing to top edge of page block, previous owner name and date on the front free endpaper. The dust jacket has light edge wear and a few edge nicks. Protected in a clear Mylar cover. 308 pages with contributions from Martin Luther King, Jr., James Baldwin, Governor John B. Connally, Governor George C. Wallace, and more. Dr. King's essay is "Letter from Birmingham's Jail," an iconic document from the civil rights movement in the early 1960s. View more info

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Race and Class in Texas Politics

By: Davidson, Chandler

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 03506

ISBN: 0691078610

Condition: Near Fine


Rear flap has corner crease. Some creasing around the spine ends. No other wear or tears. Clean, solid copy. Says Joe B. Frantz, "This book will be hailed as the best work to date on Texas politics, and it will be as valid in 2020 as in 1990." View more info

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The Danish Texans (Texians and the Texans)

By: Davis, John L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Antonio, University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures: 1983

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 09444

ISBN: 086701010X

Condition: Near Fine


Barely a trace of wear and light rub to jacket and sticker shadow on front and rear panels. 166 pages with Index. Illustrated. View more info

Image for The World of Patience Gromes: Making and Unmaking a Black Community

The World of Patience Gromes: Making and Unmaking a Black Community

By: Davis, Scott C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, University Press of Kentucky: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02201

ISBN: 0813116449

Condition: Near Fine


Story of a black community, Fulton, a working-class district of Richmond, Virginia--from it's birth at the end of the Civil War to its disintegration in 1968 during the urban renewal war on poverty. View more info

Image for Sword of San Jacinto: A Life of Sam Houston

Sword of San Jacinto: A Life of Sam Houston

By: De Bruhl, Marshall

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03477

ISBN: 0394576233

Condition: Very Good


Light wear. Remainder mark to top edge of page block. 446 pages with Bibliography and INdex. View more info

Image for A Pictorial History of Texas A&M University, 1876-1976

A Pictorial History of Texas A&M University, 1876-1976

By: Dethloff, Henry C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, Texas A&M University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10087

ISBN: 0890960062

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and jacket--touch of shelf wear and tiny spine end tears and rubbing to the jacket's rear panel. 232 pages, illustrated. The dust jacket art is a watercolor of Gathwright Hall by Texas artist E.M. "Buck" Schiwetz. Number Two in the Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University. View more info

Image for The Great Future of America and Africa; an Essay Showing Our Whole Duty to the Black Man, Consistent with Our Own Glory

The Great Future of America and Africa; an Essay Showing Our Whole Duty to the Black Man, Consistent with Our Own Glory

By: Dewees, Jacob M.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Negro History Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09355

Condition: Near Fine


Mild wear. Blue cloth with paper label on the spine. Facsimile reprinting of the 1854 original. 236 pages. View more info

Image for Folk Life and Folklore of the Mexican Border

Folk Life and Folklore of the Mexican Border

By: Dinger, Adeline Short

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edinburg, Texas, Hidalgo County Historical Museum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07742

Condition: Very Good


Old price sticker and a gift inscription inside of front cover. 98 pages. Cover illustration by Murray Hooke. Chapter illustrations by Gini Bruce. View more info

Out of the Old Rock

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00330

Condition: Very Good+


Bumping to corners. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Jacket shows a slight amount of edge wear at the corners and spine ends and a slight browning around the edges. Spine of jacket appears a slightly faded. Dobie's writing about 16 personalities he'd known in his life. From cowboys to artists, his profiles included people such as artist Tom Lea, historian Walter Prescott Webb, and folksinger-archivist John Lomax. View more info

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A Texan in England

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09953

Condition: Very Good


Stated First Edition. Mild browning to endpapers. The dust jacket has is price-clipped and has some light wear at the tail of the spine. Protected in a Mylar archival sleeve now. Drawing of the author by Tom Lea on the jacket's rear panel. 285 pages with Index. Dobie's reminiscence of his time in England as visiting American lecturer to Cambridge University from 1943-1944, during World War II. A nice clean copy. View more info

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A Texan in England

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10182

Condition: Very Good


Stated First Edition. Several tiny stains or marks on the covers. A newspaper article from 1945 is laid in at pages 174-175 causing associated browning of those two pages. The rear endpaper and preceding page also have browning from newspaper having been laid in (no longer present). The dust jacket has just a touch of edge wear. Signed "J. Frank Dobie" (name only) on the half-title page. A solid copy of Dobie's reminiscence of his time in England as visiting American lecturer to Cambridge University from 1943-1944, during World War II. View more info