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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

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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

The Tune on the Stairs

By: Garwood, Ellen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Regnery Gateway: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 00895

ISBN: 0895265621

Condition: Near Fine+


Inscribed and dated (1988) by author on front free endpaper. Family chronicle that reflects on Texas history from old West through World War II and into current times. View more info

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125th Anniversary Diocese of Galveston-Houston 1847-1972 : Changing Times

By: Giles, Robert C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Most Reverend John L. Morkovsky, S.T.D.:

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 01614

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue leatherette, gilt pictorial covers, very lightly bumped at the spine ends. The story of the Diocese of Galveston-Houston in commemoration of its founding. An appreciation card is affixed to the verso of the front free endpaper and signed by the Most Reverend John L. Morkovsky, the Apostolic Administrator of the Galveston-Houston Diocese. View more info

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Making East Texas, East Texas: Selections from the East Texas Historical Journal

By: Glasrud, Bruce A. and Archie P. MacDonald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nacogdoches, Texas, East Texas Historical Association: 2009

Seller ID: 08723

ISBN: 0982453507

Condition: Fine


140 pages with brief bios of the contributors and an index. Some articles include Women Educators in Texas 1850-1900: Were they Feminists?, A People at War: East Texans during the Civil War, The Black Community in Reconstruction Texas: Readjustments in Religion and the Evolution of the African American Church, The East Texas Baseball League, 1916 - 1950, Laureate of Texas: The Poetry of Karle Wilson Baker, and much more. View more info

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Supplement of American Gun Makers

By: Gluckman, Arcadi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Otto Ulbrich Co., Inc.: 1949

Seller ID: 02734

Condition: Good


Mild edge wear, corner crease, and moisture stain and crease to front cover. Interior clean except for previous owner name on title page. Supplement to the 1940 First Edition, printed in lieu of publishing a second edition. New or corrected information on the historical directory of American gun makers. View more info

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Flight of the Phoenix: The Biography of the School of the Ozarks, a Unique American College. The First 75 Years

By: Godsey, Helen and Townsend

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Point Lookout, Missouri, The School of the Ozarks: 1984

Seller ID: 04546

Condition: Near Fine


Light edge wear to the jacket with a few creases to the front flap. 643 pages, Footnotes and References, and Appendixes. Illustrated with black & white and color photos. Laid in is a flyer and order form for the book. An old drink coaster with the school emblem was also found in the book. View more info

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Abstract of the Official Record of Proceedings of the Reno Court of Inquiry Convened at Chicago Illinois, 13 January 1879… Upon the Request of Major Marcus A. Reno, 7th Cavalry to Investigate his Conduct at the Battle of Little Big Horn 25-26 June, 1876

By: Graham, Colonel W.A., U.S.A., Retired

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, The Stackpole Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09915

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. The dust jacket has some edge wear and a few tiny edge tears. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 303 pages with Appendix (Military History of Major Marcus A. Reno, Seventh Cavalry) and Index. Exhibits and Illustrations, including endpaper maps--Lt. Maguire's Custer battlefield map on the front endpapers, while the rear endpapers feature Benteen's own battle map, found in May 1954, thus never before published. View more info

Fighting Tuscarora: The Autobiography of Chief Clinton Rickard

By: Graymont, Barbara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05607

ISBN: 0815600925

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear to boards. Jacket is price-clipped and faded along spine with white letters of title washed out and barely visible. 182 pages, Index. Illustrated with black & white photos and maps. Autobiography of the Tuscarora leader in the Indian rights movement, founder of the Indian Defense League of America, and self-taught expert on Indian-American legal history. Chief Clinton Ricard was born on the Tuscarora Reservation near Niagara Falls, New York and died in 1971. View more info

A Personal Country

By: Greene, A.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01085

Condition: Good+


Light shelf wear to boards with a faint trace of a previous owner inscription on the front free endpaper. Spotting to fore-edge near top. Top-edge shows several places where paper clips were inserted. Jacket shows wear at extremeities. Both flaps are creased. View more info

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Chance Encounters: True Stories of Unforeseen Meetings, With Unanticipated Results

By: Greene, A.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albany, Texas, Bright Sky Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06700

ISBN: 0970998791

Condition: Near Fine


Just a trace of wear. Nice, clean copy. 215 pages, with Index. Black & white photos. View more info

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Living Texas: A Gathering of Experiences

By: Greene, A.C. (Compiled and Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Hendrick-Long Publishing Company and The Encino Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09675

Condition: Good


Covers have some soiling or discoloration and bowing. Beautifully designed by William D. Wittliff. The number 8 is printed on the spine. Demonstration edition; only 300 copies of this reader were published. 202 pages, illustrated with woodcuts by Barbara Whitehead. The book was created to help young readers improve their reading and comprehension skills and includes directions for reading and testing. Texas authors include J. Frank Dobie, John A. Lomax, Ben K. Green, William O. Douglas, A.C. Greene, and many others. View more info