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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

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Cloud of Witnesses: A History of First Methodist Church, Houston, Texas

By: Grimes, Lewis Howard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houston, First Methodist Church: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09071

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, clean interior, free of marks or stains. The jacket has two long, closed tears on the front panel and a large chip on the rear panel, top edge. Otherwise minor wear at the extremities. Looks nice in a clear Mylar protective cover now. 206 pages, with References and Appendix. Traces the history of Methodism in Texas from 1815 and in Houston from 1837 to the events of the summer of 1951 (publication date). View more info

Mountain Charley or the Adventures of Mrs. E.J. Guerin, Who Was Thirteen Years in Male Attire

By: Guerin, Mrs. E.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press/Western Frontier Library: 1968

Edition: First Printing of the New Edition

Seller ID: 05735

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket is price-clipped and has a moderate amount of rubbing. Protected now in a Mylar archival cover. 112 pages, with Introduction by Fred W. Mazzulla and William Kostka. Autobiographical account from a mid-nineteenth century woman of the Wild West. She masqueraded as a man to work as a riverboatman, railroadbrakeman, miner, rancher, Indian trader, bartender, and businessman. She also served in the Civil War. Many women claimed to be Mountain Charley and their accounts were published in various frontier newspapers. One of those accounts is appended to this volume, repriinte... View more info

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Red Wagons and White Canvas: A Story of the Mollie Bailey Circus

By: Gurasich, Marj

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06082

ISBN: 0890156468

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner blind stamp to the half-title page and a price-clipped jacket, else a fine copy. Inscribed by the author to a previous owner. 83 pages with Glossary of Circus Terms and Bibliography. A biography of the woman known throughout Texas as "Aunt Mollie" who ran and traveled with the Mollie A. Bailey Show for nearly half a century. View more info

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Red Wagons and White Canvas: A Story of the Mollie Bailey Circus

By: Gurasich, Marj

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08179

ISBN: 0890156468

Condition: Near Fine


Very slight spotting to top edge of page block, barely noticeable, else a fine copy. Inscribed by the author to the previous owners. 83 pages with Glossary of Circus Terms and Bibliography. A biography of the woman known throughout Texas as "Aunt Mollie" who ran and traveled with the Mollie A. Bailey Show for nearly half a century. View more info

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The Time Has Come

By: Hackerman, Gene Coulbourn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 06441

ISBN: 0890159548

Condition: Fine


230 pages, including photos and Index. Autobiography of a university president's wife wife (Norman Hackerman--Rice University and the University of Texas) as she journeys through academia, volunteerism, and a personal fight against cancer--all against a backdrop of World War II, the Kennedy inauguration, the 1960s, and trips to the LBJ White House. A rich life fully lived from an interesting viewpoint. The author has inscribed this book to a previous owner. Publisher's announcement/order form for the book laid in. View more info

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A Texas Pioneer Teacher: Mrs. R.K. Red

By: Hakins, Lel Purcell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nortex Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 06387

Condition: Fine


Slight bump to top edge of jacket (front panel), else a fine copy. Author inscription on the front free endpaper along with another inscription (In memory of Rev. Malcolm Lee Purcell who organized 30 churches in Brazos Presbytery.) 79 pages, illustrated with photos. The subject of the book, Rebecca Kilgore Stuart Red (Mrs. R.K. Red) was the author's great-grandmother. Her photo precedes the title page. View more info

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A Smile from Katie Hattan and Other Natural Wonders

By: Hale, Leon (SIGNED)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, U.S.A., Shearer Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07738

ISBN: 0940672073

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to book and jacket. A bit of faint spotting to the top edge of the page block. Jacket is price-clipped. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Long-time Houston writer and columnist digs up stories and folk tales from common folk around Texas. The pieces in this book were culled from some 2,500 columns written during the ten years preceding publication of this book. View more info

Passionate Nation: The Epic History Of Texas

By: Haley, James L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03081

ISBN: 0684862913

Condition: Fine


New condition, unread and only opened for the author's signature. View more info

The Smiling Phoenix : Southern Humor from 1865 to 1914

By: Hall, Wade

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, University of Florida Press: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 01618

Condition: Good


375 pages with bibliography and index. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. The spine is splitting along its sides, trying to separate fromt the covers, but still intact. Hinges are in good shape, as is the rest of the book. If not for this problem, the book would be in fine condition. This study docuemnts an era of great change in America, from the Civil War through Reconstruction and into the Twentieth Century to World War I. The author attempts to give a complete picture of southern humor written between the Civil War and World War I, as it reflected on all aspects of southern life: poli... View more info

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Expense Book of John Halsted, Commissary Under Benedict Arnold, Before Quebec, 1776

By: Halsted, John; Edited by Thomas O'Leary

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Montreal, C.A. Marchand, Printer: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08063

Condition: Very Good


Very mild wear, tiny tear to top edge of front cover. Stapled wraps, 16 pages, unopened at top edge. Printed from the original manuscript book in the possession of Thomas O'Leary, Assistant Librarian at Chateau de Ramezay. During the Revolutionary War, American-born Canadian merchants supported the American expedition to Canada led by Colonel Benedict Arnold by providing supplies to the American army on credit. One such merchant, John Halsted, played a prominent role in helping Arnold to support an army in the field in Quebec and Montreal in the winter and spring of 1776. This pamphlet is the ... View more info