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Hoofbeats, Heartbeats & Heroes : The 65-Year-Old Legacy of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Heritage Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01446

ISBN: 1879234424

Condition: Fine


A beautifully designed book on the history of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo from its money-losing inception in 1932, as the Houston Fat Stock Show, to 1997 with its flashy entertainment and the millions of dollars generated for youth scholarships. This book is not only about the events and the performers, but also about the people who have made it possible and continue to make each year's event a little better than the last. Glossy paper, 87 pages, illustrated with many black & white and color photographs. Chapters include History, Trail Rides, Rodeo Run, Parade, World's Championship Ba... View more info

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Texas Highways Magazine, 1993 Complete Set, Volume 40

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Department of Transportation: 1993

Seller ID: 03899

Condition: Fine


All 12 issues from 1993 in a custom binder with the Texas Highways logo on the spine and front cover. View more info

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The Story of Champ D'Asile

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Steck-Vaughan Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 03905

Condition: Fine


180 pages, several pages unopened. Introduction by Wilson M. Hudson about the Book Club of Texas, of which this title was the final publication in 1937. Two French books published in 1819 comprised the Texas Book Club publication. The only additions to this facsimile edition are the original title pages of each of the French books. View more info

Centennial Reflections: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1991

Seller ID: 04695

Condition: Fine


Book in slipcase, which shows some mild wear. Book is in fine condition. View more info

History of the Texas Society National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Commemorating the Bi-Centennial Era in Texas, Nineteen-Hundred Twenty-Nine Through Nineteen-Hundred Seventy-Four

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution: 1975

Seller ID: 04787

Condition: Near Fine -


Small, dark spot on front cover and small amount of light discoloration along the top-edge. Pictorial endpapers: Front endpapers depict the Freeman Plantation, rear endpapers depict state of Texas map with numbered locations for markers and monuments. 208 pages, numerous photos. View more info

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Celebrating the Literary Heritage of Texas

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05108

ISBN: 0130501166

Condition: Fine


Text bound in backwards (upside down) in relation to covers. Introduction by Don Graham. A wide representative selection of prose, poetry,a nd ballads from across the Lone Star State. 125 pages, with Appendices that include Teaching Notes, Biographical Notes, Glossary of Literary Terms, Literary and Historical Dates, and more. There is also a section titled Texas at the Movies. Some of the authors included in this compilation are Larry McMurtry, O. Henry, John Graves, James Michener, William B. Travis (Letter from the Alamo), and Katherine Anne Porter. View more info

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The Journal of South Texas, Fall 2002, Volume 15 Number 2

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingsville, Texas, South Texas Historical Association: 2002

Seller ID: 05211

Condition: Fine


Articles about Bayview Cemetery in Corpus Christi, the Americo Paredes papers, LBJ and the transformation of the Hispanic community in Texas, and iconic images of Tejanos in the literature of the borderlands. 128 pages, including a section of book reviews. View more info

Wildlife in Focus: The Coastal Bend Wildlife Photo Contest I

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Corpus Christi, Texas, Coastal Bend Land Trust: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05304

ISBN: 061512187

Condition: Fine


Front flap of jacket is creased, else a fine copy. Color portfolio of diverse wildlife along the Coastal Bend of Texas. This book features the results from the first Coastal Bend Wildlife Photography Contest, which awarded $50,000 in prize money to competing photographer-landowner teams, in an effort to promote conservation and protection of wildlife habitat. 8 X 11 inches oblong, 169 pages, with Indexes for Landowners and Photographers and Animals and Plants. View more info

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Virgen De San Juan Shrine, San Juan, Texas

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1980

Seller ID: 07425

ISBN: 087450853

Condition: Very Good


Several scuff marks to the covers, otherwise clean. Thin book, no page nuimbers. Limited edition, bi-lingual (English, Spanish). View more info

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The Texas Aggie Centennial Issue, November 1975, Volume 56, Number 7

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: College station, Texas, The Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University: 1975

Seller ID: 07648

Condition: Very Good


Minor bumping and wear. 118-page publication on university news, football, history, and the upcoming centennial (1976). View more info

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1857 Texas Almanac - 1986 Facsimile Reprint

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Irving, Texas, Glen's Sporting Goods, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 08956

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. Two facing pages browned from newspaper article laid in. Couple small tears to the top edge of the dust jacket. 1986 facsimile reprint of the 1857 original. Dust jacket art by Bascom Herd. View more info

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Chronicles of Smith County, Texas Volume 10, Number 2, Fall 1971

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tyler, Texas, Smith County Historical Society: 1971

Seller ID: 09062

Condition: Very Good


Some scuffing on the rear cover along the spine, otherwise a sharp, clean copy. Forty-nine pages, illustrated with historical photos. This issue includes Smith County and its Neighbors During the Slave Insurrection Panic of 1860, Lindale's Limerick Hotel, An Historical Sketch of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tyler, Texas, Masonic Lodges in Smith County Before 1860, The Erasmus M. Hanna House, and more. View more info

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Laws of the Republic of Texas - Facsimile Printing of the 1837 Original, Two Volumes in One with Slipcase

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Museum of Printing History: 1986

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 09926

Condition: Fine


Reproduced from the original copy of the first printing of the Laws of the Republic of Texas used by the Secretary of State, Robert A. Irion. The original was printed in 1837 by The Telegraph, a Houston newspaper. Modern lithography recaptured some of the copy lost in the original printing because of crude printing equipment of that time. This copy is numbered 529 of a limited edition of 2,500 copies. Brown leatherette with Republic of Texas seal in gilt and all page edges in gilt. Housed in a matching slipcase. 163 pages plus Index. View more info

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Denison, Texas Centennial 1872-1972

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Denison, Texas, Heath Printing Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10571

Condition: Very Good


One-inch plus tear on the rear cover, bottom edge at the spine. Otherwise, no tears or chips. Sharp corners, binding solid. Large, stapled book documenting 100 years of Denison, Texas with history and photographs. 92 pages with Index. Included with the book is a program for the play, "Century of Pride," presented by Denison Centennial Celebration, Inc. View more info

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Tales from the Big Thicket

By: Abernethy, Francis e

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1974

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 08124

ISBN: 0292736363

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and a tiny stain to the top edge of the page block. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper (first blank page). Jacket has some edge wear and a tear at the bottom of the front panel, as well as several tiny nicks to the rear panel. Protected now in a clear Mylar archival sleeve. 244 pages with Index and black and white photos. View more info

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Legendary Ladies of Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, E-Heart Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08128

ISBN: 0935014012

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear to boards, light edge wear to jacket. 224 pages. Black and white photos. A collection of articles about women of historical significance in Texas history. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society XLIII in cooperation with the Texas Foundation for Women's Resources. View more info

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Texas Toys and Games (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09903

ISBN: 0870742930

Condition: Fine


253 pages with Bibliography, Index of Contributors, and Index of Toys and Games. Illustrated. Volume XLVIII in the Texas Folklore Society series that dates back to 1916. Inscribed and signed to the previous owner on the half-title page by the editor, Abernethy. View more info

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1955-1956 Official Directory of Office, Staff, Students

By: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (Texas A&M)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas: 1955

Seller ID: 10321

Condition: Fair


Staining to the covers, especially along the spine. Chipping and edge tears at the spine ends and some corner creasing. Last page is partially torn away. Directory with local ads for businesses of the day (1950s). Each section of the directory is a different color for easy identification (Offices pink, Staff blue, Students white, Classifieds yellow). 132 pages. A scarce directory from the days Texas A&M University was known as Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. View more info

No Dancin' in Anson: An American Story of Race and Social Change

By: Ainslie, Ricardo C. (SIGNED)

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Northvale, New Jersey, Jason Aronson Inc: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 05363

ISBN: 1568215851

Condition: Near Fine


Just a faint trace of shelf wear. The jacket has a crease length-wise along the rear flap. Inscribed to the previous owner: "12-Dec-1996 To ___, with hopes that you'll enjoy these West Texas stories! Ricardo C. Ainslie." Nice, clean copy. View more info

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From Buffalo Bayou to Galveston Bay: The Centennial History of the Houston Yacht Club 1897-1997

By: Akkerman, Dora F. (Sam)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: LaPort, Texas, Houston Yacht Club: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09554

Condition: Fine


200 pages with Index and numerous historical photos. View more info