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San Antonio 1909

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Antonio Printing Co.: 1909

Seller ID: 2-2-901


47 Page booklet about San Antonio in 1909. Cover is rubbed, chipped and lightly soiled. Inside pages clean and stapled binding is tight. Booklet was originally made for tourists. Illustrated with photos by Archer.San Antonio had a population Jan. 1, 1909 of 101,994 by actual count. Parks and Plazas 23, 349 acres, value $1090,925.Mean annual temperature 69 degrees; mean maximum temperature 79 degrees, mean minimum temperature 58 degrees. Contents include Parks and Plazas,... View more info

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Hoein' the Short Rows (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of North Texas Press: 1987-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-3-1800


Yellow Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 238 pages, 9 1/4" tall. Like new. DJ in protective mylar cover. Light wear on corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Texas Folklore Society Publication XLVII. Chapters include recollections of religious mores in Staples, Texas, growing up in Bosque County, Texas, revival meetings in Lone Grove, Texas, Frio Canyon hog drive, Santa Rita rig, poetry by cowboys and common folk, Texas Baptistry Paintings, Customizing Pi... View more info

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Sun in their Eyes Monte Barrett Signed Limited Ed Texas

By: Barrett, Monte

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001223


Signed by Author 1944, Stated First Edition, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 319 pages, Alamo Edition Limited to 2000 copies of which this is No. 466. Very Good. No dustjacket. Very slight corner wear. Personal library stamp and name stamped on inside front board and top outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is an historical novel about Texas in 1812. View more info

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Talking with Texas Writers: Twelve Interviews

By: Bennett, Patrick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1980-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-2-1502


Dust jacket has light rubbing and chipping. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Texas has a whole remuda of writers, some native-born and Texas raised and some immigrants to the state. They range from poets and playwrights to newspapermen and novelists. Pat Bennett has rounded up twelve of the most respected of them to discuss their work and their opinions about Texas writing and literature in general. Authors include: A. C. Greene, Larry McMurtry, John Graves, Max ... View more info

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How Green the Grazing Southwestern Life 1903-1978

By: Boss, Harold F

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Taylor Publishing Co.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001302


1978, first edition, Green Cloth Hardcover with dustjacket, 309 pages, 9 1/4" tall. DJ is poor with rubbing, and large pieces missing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Biographical history of Texas-based Southwestern Life insurance company, personnel, development. Photographs. View more info

A Forgotten Glory: The Missions of Old Texas

By: Burke, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Texian Pr: 1979-11-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-2-1810


Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The story of the missions of Texas is inseparable from the early history of Texas. The dedicated and simple living friars who came and established the missions in the land now encompassed by the state left their mark and influence indelibly impressed on all modern Texas.Illustrated. View more info

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Ten Texas Feuds (Historians of the Frontier and American West)

By: C. L. Sonnichsen; Foreword-Dale L. Walker

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 2000-06-01

Seller ID: unit91-83


Tales of Texas. Unread. For twenty years, grassroots historian C. L. Sonnichsen went door to door through the backcountry of east and south-central Texas to coax tales from reluctant informants and peruse county documents on the colorful feuds that bloodied the state's early history. From these human explosions emerged legendary gangs such as the Regulators, Moderators, Hoodoos, Heel Flies, and Boots. Personal vengeance righted intolerable wrongs and settled unbearable g... View more info

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Healing on the hill: 25 years of Scott and White history, 1963-1988

By: Cannon, Weldon Green

Price: $12.00

Publisher: s.n.]: 1988-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-1-1662


82 pages. Slight yellowing on dust jacket edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.History of Scott and White Memorial Hospital, founded in Temple, Texas.Contents include: From Chaos to Killarney, Limelight fades but work continues, Skyline changes, the Aggies come to Killarney Heights, and silver anniversary with sterling results. View more info

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Jane's Texas Mary Carey Signed

By: Carey, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tex-Alaska Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001317


Signed by Author 1987, First Edition, Carry has generally inscribed the book on the front end page. Black Cloth Hardcover with dustjacket, 201 pages, 9" tall, Very Good. Dustjacket is rubbed, chipped and torn. Sticker stain on dj. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.This account of the life of Jane Wilkinson Long, pioneer and wife of General James Long, the man who won Texas its independence from Spain. View more info

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The Romance of Davis Mountains and Big Bend Country: Edition Texana

By: Carlysle Graham Raht; Illustrator-Waldo Williams

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rahtbooks Co.: 1963-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: g3-2-923


Edition Texana reprint of a rare edition, long out of print, a local history hailed for its clear insight, and interviews from tight-lipped people. Illustrated with drawings by Waldo Williams, and historical photographs. This copy has been signed fully by the author on ffep. In illustrated blue cloth, and illustrated dust jacket.. Signed by Author. Dj is rubbed, chipped, faded, ballpoint pen mark and torn. Pages have slight yellowing on edges. Inside pages clean and bind... View more info

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Old Mountain City;: An early settlement in Hays County

By: Carpenter, Bonnie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Naylor Co: 1970-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-2-1812


First Edition. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Settled by cultivated people with an abiding regard for education, religion, and neighborly hospitality, the community of old Mountain City, as portrayed by a descendent of an early settler, is brought vividly to life in this revealing chronicle of Civil War and Reconstruction days. View more info

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Women of the west

By: Cathy Luchetti

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Antelope Island Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-3-928


Clean copy, No dustjacket. First Edition. "Women of the West tells the stories of eleven western women in the United States between 1830 and 1910 - women of varying economic , racial and religious backgrounds. Their stories are revealed through their own letters, diaries, and journals, recounting daily activities and personal thoughts as they tried to survive under very difficult and at times nearly impossible circumstances." Illustrated throughout with over 140 vintage ... View more info

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Exploring Alamo Legends

By: Chariton, Wallace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing: 1992-05-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1623


Used with light rubbing and edge wear.After years of researching all available Alamo records, including primary letters and accounts by participants, government documents from the period, newspaper articles, diary entries, and even receipts, Wallace O. Chariton has answered these and many more of the perplexing Alamo questions. View more info

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Moving Serafina

By: Cherry, Bob

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Texas Christian University Press: 2007-08-28

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-5-923


Inscribed to Matthew with Best Wishes, Bob Cherry. Dust jacket is rubbe and lightly chipped. Bar code on back cover has a star punched out of it. Sticky residue on endpaper from previous sticker.Gold foil sticker on cover of dust jacket that says, compliments of the publisher. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Late in life, Clayton Elliot faces long-deferred hard choices. Circumstances force him to bury his recently deceased wife, Adelita, in the little West Texas... View more info

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Hill Country Chronicles (TX) (American Chronicles)

By: Clay Coppedge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2010-08-13

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-913


Signed by author and dated 2010 on attached bookplate. Interesting collection of stories about Texas Hill Country history. Includes legend of Llano's Enchanted Rock and the true story of Jim Bowie's famous knife.Texas Hill Country is a rugged and hilly area of central Texas known for its food, architecture and unique melting pot of Spanish and European settlers. The area's rich history is filled with quirky and fascinating tales about this landscape and the animals and ... View more info

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Beneath the Window: Early Ranch Life in the Big Bend Country

By: Clothier, Patricia Wilson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Iron Mountain Press: 2003-11-01

Seller ID: 55-2-44


Still in shrink wrap. Before it became a national park, the Big Bend was home to a number of ranches and mining operations. On the Wilson ranch, which stood at the center of the current park, Patricia Wilson Clothier spent her youth exploring the wonders of ranch life in the Chisos. Patricia's richly detailed memories, coupled with a backdrop of Depression era hardships, bring the Big Bend to life in this original and vivid description of a childhood spent Beneath the Wi... View more info

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COLORADO COUNTY CHRONICLES - Two Volume Set

By: Colorado County Historical Commission

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Nortex Press: 1986-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-4-8


First edition. Both volumes tight and clean. Red boards with gold images and wording still crisp and original. Book covers historic county in Texas with Columbus as county seat. Includes early settlers, churches, schools, businesses and more. Black and white photographs. View more info

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Frederic Remington: The Masterworks

By: Contributor-Michael Edward Shapiro

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harry N Abrams: 1969

Seller ID: 1-3-927


First Edition. Missing dust jacket. Light sun fading on spine and book edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. With essays by David McCullough, Doreen Bolger Burke, and John Seelye. 180 illustrations, including 83 plates in color. Bound in the publisher's original light blue cloth with the spine stamped in blue. View more info

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A Pictorial History of Kelly Air Force Base, 1917-1980

By: Crain, Charles E., Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Office of History, San Antonio Air Logistics Center: 1984-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-4-6


First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed chipped and torn and in poor condition. Book has foxing on first pages but other pages clean and binding is tight. Vivid memories of maintenance, supply, and distribution activities of Kelly remained with a large number of personnel over the life span of such aircraft as the B-36, the B-52, the F-102/106, and a variety of propeller and jetdriven aircraft of somewhat lesser fame. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

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Southwest Texas Methodism R F Curl Methodist Church

By: Curl, R F

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Inter Board Council: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001032


The Inter Board Council The Southwest Texas Conference, 1951, first edition, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 154 pages, 9 1/4" tall, Very Good. Cover has rubbing and corner wear. Name on endpaper. A few small stains on some pages. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.The book was a study book to broaden the knowledge of the Methodists concerning the work of their church. It is a book of history of the Methodist Church in Southwest Texas. Illustrated. View more info