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Flying the Colors Texas: a Comprehensive Look at Texas Today County By County

By: Clements, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Clements Research, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00674

Condition: Very Good+


Light crease to front cover's lower corner. Small corner crease to a block of pages where the top-edge was bumped. A nice, clean, and, apparently, seldom-used copy. View more info

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The Centenary History: Congregation Beth Israel of Houston, Texas 1854-1954

By: Cohen, Anne Nathan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07663

Condition: Very Good


Very mild wear. Browning to front endpapers where a newspaper article had been laid in (no longer with book). Confirmation bookplate from Congregation Beth Israel on the front pastedown (inside front cover). 96 pages with photos. View more info

Digging for Gold Without a Shovel: The Letters of Daniel Wadsworth Coit from Mexico City to San Francisco 1848-1851

By: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth; Edited and with an Introduction by George P. Hammond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Old West Publishing Company - Fred A. Rosenstock: 1967

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 06458

Condition: Fine


Limited Printing of 1250 Copies. 116 pages with Index. Illustrated with pencil drawings by Coit, including the frontispiece self-portrait. View more info

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Napa : The Story of an American Eden

By: Conaway, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01025

ISBN: 0395468809

Condition: Near Fine


Price-clipped jacket. Slight edge wear in spots. 529 pages with Sources and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos and endpaper maps. View more info

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 01481

Condition: Fine


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