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Adobe Walls to Stone Edifice : a Sesquicentennial Pilgrimage of the First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio, Texas

By: Everett, Donald E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, First Presbyterian Church, San Antonio: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03802

Condition: Fine


(ix) 191 pages, illustrated with 41 black & white historical photos and 9 color plates. Comprehensive history of the church from its beginnings in 1846 through the 1990s. 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

Christ Episcopal Church: The First Seventy-five Years 1911-1986

By: Fisher, Lewis F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, Christ Episcopal Church: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07706

Condition: Near Fine


Gift inscription to previous owner. Dust jacket is price-clipped, rubbing and tiny spots/stains on the rear panel. 206 pages, with Appendixes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with photos. This book tells the story of how the San Antonio church grew from a mission of St. Mark's into the largest church in the episcopal Diocese of West Texas. 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

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

Audubon's Animals : The Quadrupeds of North America

By: Ford, Alice (Compiled and Edited by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Studio Publications, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 01410

Condition: Good+


General shelf wear with bumping and wear to corners and spine ends. Contents include biographical information on Audubon and "The Quadrupeds," with illustrations; 156 black & white illustrations of the quadrupeds (from 1845 to 1854); a bibliography; and location of the originals (as of the year of publication (1951). 222 pages with index. View more info

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The Capitol Story: The Statehouse in Texas

By: Fowler, Mike and Jack Maguire (with Noel Grisham and Marla Johnson)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08091

ISBN: 0890156638

Condition: Near Fine


Light shelf wear and some creasing to the front flap of the dust jacket. 181 pages with Bibliography and Index. Numerous illustrations, including historic photographs. Inscribed by co-author Maguire to the previous owner of the book. Includes history of the various capitals of Texas and the search that led to selecting Austin as the final state capital. View more info

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The Romance of Sylvan Beach: A Hundred Years of Amusement and Nostalgia

By: Foxworth, Erna

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Waterway Press: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05975

ISBN: 0898962889

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth covered boards with silver lettering. Clean with no writing or marks. Jacket is chipped at the head of the spine and has about a two-inch tear at the top edge of the front panel near the spine. Light rubbing and some light edge wear also present. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. 119 pages with many black and white photos of the history of Sylvan Beach in La Porte, Texas. Sylvan Beach was a popular place for Houstonians to get away for fun and relaxation. Its heyday was in the 1920s and 1930s. View more info

Romance of Sylvan Beach: A Hundred Years of Amusement and Nostalgia

By: Foxworth, Erna

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Waterway Press: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07707

ISBN: 0898962889

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth with silver lettering. Clean with no writing or marks, except the author's inscription in the upper left corner of the front free endpaper. The dust jacket is in a Mylar protective sleeve. 119 pages with many black and white photos of the history of Sylvan Beach in La Porte, Texas. Sylvan Beach was a popular place for Houstonians to get away for fun and relaxation during the early decades of the 20th century. View more info

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Loose Lead: The Life and Dog-Training Secrets of Texas Legend Adelene Pardo

By: Francis, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calvert, Texas, Brazos Valley Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08580

ISBN: 0972682201

Condition: Fine


131 pages, illustrated with color and black and white photos. Signed by both the author and the subjects of the book--Adelene Pardo. View more info

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The Memorial Hospital System : The First Seventy-five Years

By: Francis, Ted and Carole McFarland

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Larksdale: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01593

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Dust jacket has a small tear at the upper corner of the front panel and some creasing along the bottom edge of the front panel where it was bumped. 235 pages, with appendices and index, commemorating the first seventy-five years of the Memorial Hospital System, 1907 to 1982, in Houston, Texas. Many historical photos of Houston and the hospital system. View more info

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The Forty Acre Follies: An Opinionated History of the University of Texas

By: Frantz, Joe B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Monthly Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07133

ISBN: 0932012388

Condition: Near Fine


Very light wear to book, a few small edge tears to jacket. Protected in a new mylar cover. 349 pages. Noted Texas historian and author Frantz provides a tough, critical look at the evolving University of Texas, its dreams and its failures. An insightful, personal history from a decades-long Professor of History at the University of Texas, who arrived on campus in 1935 and heard the oldtimers' recollections back to the institution's beginning in 1883. Frantz also directed the university's LBJ Oral History Project and was a consultant in history to the Johnson White House. He died in 1993 at the... View more info

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Lure of the Land : Texas County Maps and the History of Settlement

By: Frantz, Joe B. & Mike Cox (edited By Roger Griffin)

Price: $275.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, U.S.A., Texas A & M University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09895

ISBN: 0890963533

Condition: Very Good


Wear to the rear cover along the top edge and some dark pin-point spots on the top edge of the page block. The boards are very slightly bowed. The dust jacket has a horizontal crease mark and a few edge tears (tape repairs to the inside of the jacket) with creasing along the bottom edge of the front panel. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. [xiii] 228 pages with Index, Bibliography, and Suggestions for Further Reading. Foreword by Gary Mauro. Beautifully designed by Jim Billingsley and printed on paper that has an effective life of at least 300 years. This book surveys seven major geographic are... View more info

Pilgrims in a New Land

By: Friedman, Lee M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1948

Seller ID: 02001

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, bumping to boards, browning to endpapers. Jacket is edge-worn, chipped, and rubbed. Some foxing to flaps. Protected now in mylar. Twenty-eight essays and biographical sketches about Jews in American history, from colonial times to the twentieth century and Jewish immigrants fleeing Nazi Germany, and the effect their language and culture had on a developing America. View more info

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Frontier College: Texas Western at El Paso, the First Fifty Years

By: Fugate, Francis L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09770

Condition: Near Fine


Slight rub at the spine ends, else Fine. 162 pages with photos. Signed by the author and the book's designer, Carl Hertzog. In a protective cover. View more info

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I Can Hear the Cowbells Ring

By: Garcia, Lionel G. (SIGNED)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, U.S.A., Arte Publico Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03045

ISBN: 1558851143

Condition: Fine


Title page inscription to the previous owner from the author. Autobiographical vignettes of life in a small South Texas town after World War II. View more info