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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: 10411

Condition: Good


Stated First Edition. Spotting or staining to the covers. Dust staining to the top edge of the page block. Several small areas of paper loss to the front endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper-the same owner Dobie inscribed the book to on the opposite front free endpaper. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but otherwise about fine with very minor wear. Inscribed by Dobie: "Inscribed for a sure-nuff lover of freedom - Harriet Griffin - J. Frank Dobie 6/28/45." Harriet Griffin was a Fort Worth educator, civic leader, and advocate for the elderly. A warmly inscribed co... View more info

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Cyclorama of Custer's Last Battle, or, the Battle of the Little Big Horn

By: Donnelle, A.J. (Compiled and Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Promontory Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10187

ISBN: 088394006X

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint of the 1966 facsimile edition of the 1889 original. Thirty pages with illustrations. Nice, clean copy. View more info

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A Spirited Resistance: The North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745-1815

By: Dowd, Gregory Evans

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04069

ISBN: 0801842360

Condition: Near Fine


Faint foxing to edges of page block. Tiny stain/spot top-edge. 261 pages, Notes, Index. View more info

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Road Agents and Train Robbers: Half a Century of Western Banditry

By: Drago, Harry Sinclair

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1973

Seller ID: 05498

Condition: Very Good


274 pages, with Notes, Selected Bibliography, and Index. Black & white illustrations. Illustrated endpapers depict a train robbery. Light wear to book, some edge wear to jacket, which is protected now in a Mylar archival cover. View more info

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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company: A History 1802-1902

By: du Pont, B.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1920

Edition: first Edition

Seller ID: 09082

Condition: Very Good


Some wear and rubbing to the extremities. Binding is tight and square. Clean copy, no writing or marks. 196 pages with illustrations, including a frontispiece portrait of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont de Nemours at Sixty. Other illustrations include a portrait of du Pont at twenty, facsimile letter from Thomas Jefferson concerning gun powder for the government, a circular received by du Pont, bill of lading from 1845, and an image of a company powder wagon. View more info

Texas Tough: Dangerous Men in Dangerous Times

By: Duncan, Gra'Delle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03229

ISBN: 0890156972

Condition: Fine


Jacket price-clipped. View more info

Miss Emily: The Yellow Rose of Texas

By: Durr, Ben ; Corwin, Anne (SIGNED BY DURR)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sunstone Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02316

ISBN: 0865343225

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner initials on upper corner of front free endpaper. Signed and dated by the author, Ben Durr, on the half-title page. Epic saga of Miss Emily Morgan (The Yellow Rose), a girl of slave lineage, and her triumphs and tragedies against the backdrop of the Texas fight for independence, culminating with Santa Anna's surrender to Sam Houston at the Battle of San Jacinto. View more info

Eneas Africanus

By: Edwards, Harry Stillwell

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Macon, Georgia, J.w. Burke: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 02819

Condition: Very Good


Small 5X7, 47 pages, illustrated. Frontispiece of Eneas. Front cover bowed slightly, no other defects. A slave becomes separated from his master during the Civil War. Both try to find the other for eight years. View more info

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Albert Thomas, Late a Representative from Texas : Memorial Addresses Delivered in Congress

By: Eight-ninth Congress, Second Session

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller ID: 01941

Condition: Very Good+


Black cloth, gilt titles. Light bumping ot corners and spine ends. Frontispiece portrait of Thomas. A clean, unmarked copy. 164 pages. View more info

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Gentle Giants : Women Writers in Texas

By: Elder, Iva N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, U.S.A., Eakin Press: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 01191

ISBN: 0890153981

Condition: Near Fine


Slightly bumped corners in a jacket that shows just a trace of wear at the corners. SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper. Profiles of 17 women writers from Texas. Illustrated with copies of black and white photos; 176 pages. View more info

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Street Saints: Renewing America's Cities

By: Elliott, Barbara J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Templeton Foundation Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04563

ISBN: 1932031766

Condition: Fine


Signed on the half-title page by the author. 320 pages, with Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

Street Saints: Renewing America's Cities

By: Elliott, Barbara J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Templeton Foundation Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04564

ISBN: 1932031766

Condition: Fine


Signed on the half-title page by the author. 320 pages, with Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

Texas Tears and Texas Sunshine : Voices of Frontier Women (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, No. 17)

By: Exley, Jo Ella Powell (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, U.S.A., Texas A & M University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 01936

ISBN: 0890962154

Condition: Near Fine


Light bump or two to boards. Jacket rubbed with a few chips. The author has inscribed and signed the book to a previous owner on the front free endpaper. View more info

To and Through the Texas Medical Center: A Personal Odyssey

By: Fields, William S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1995

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 02185

ISBN: 1571680527

Condition: Fine


PR materials laid in, including photo of author and publisher's review. View more info

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Ambling and Scrambling on the Appalachian Trail

By: Flack, James M. & Hertha E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, Appalachian Trail Conference: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 01702

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear at the head of the spine on the jacket. View more info

Image for Spangler, Cambria County, Pennsylvania 1893 - 1993

Spangler, Cambria County, Pennsylvania 1893 - 1993

By: Flanagan, Mary Margaret (Editor)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Spangler, Pennsylvania, Spangler Centennial History Book Committee: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10620

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear. Scattered annotation throughout in ink regarding a previous owner's relationships to people in photos and memories of the town. 256 pages with black and white photographs documenting the centennial history of "The Longest Little Town in the World." Includes history for some families such as Hammond, Dumm, McCombie and Lantzy. Numerous photos of houses, businesses, school classes, sports, and much more. The coal mining tragedy of 1922 (Reilly Shaft No. 1 mine explosion) that killed 77 is also documented here. On January 1, 2000 Spangler merged with the adjacent borough of Barnesboro ... View more info

Trailing the Longhorns: A Century Later

By: Flanagan, Sue (Foreword by Wayne Gard)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Madrona Press, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03041

ISBN: 089052033x

Condition: Very Good


Several small stains to the fore-edge. Tiny nick top-edge near spine. Binding tight and square. Clean interior with no marks, writing, or stains. Jacket price-clipped and has several tiny edge tears. Protected in a new Mylar cover now. 209 pages, illustrated with numerous photos by the author. Illustrated maps of the cattle trails followed: Goodnight-Loving Trail, Chisholm Trail, and the Western Trail. Includes Notes, Notes to Photograph Captions, Bibliography, and Index. The author travelled thousands of miles through nine states to photograph and collect material on the three major cattle tr... View more info

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The Intellectual Migration: Europe and America 1930-1960

By: Fleming, Donald and Bernard Bailyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Belknap Press of Harvard University: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07216

Condition: Near Fine


748 pages with Index. Illustrated with photographs and figures. View more info

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Texas Museums Directory

By: Fontaine, Kit

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Historical Commission: 1974

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 07819

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial covers, stapled booklet. Pertinent information about the various museums in Texas, as of 1974. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 75 pages of museums listed alphabetically by city/town. A listing of museums by county is at the back of the book. View more info

Crescent Alee

By: Fonville, Beverly

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 01487

ISBN: 0533028884

Condition: Near Fine


A trace of wear to the boards and jacket. The jacket is protected in a mylar cover. Story of a woman in the fictional Galveston Bay community of Crescent, who struggles on after the untimely death of her husband. As she recovers and begins to make a new life for herself, a mysterious drowning and series of break-ins bring terror to her and the peaceful little community. The dust jacket promises a heart-stopping climax. Personally inscribed and dated by the author, who signed her name as Beverly Fonville Van Zandt. View more info