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The Citizens League Will Win Again!

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Marjorie McGehee Randolph: 1973-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Other

Seller ID: b2-4-1806

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Marjorie McGehee Randolph 1973. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Publisher (author's wife) on back of copyright page, "Edition limited to 250 copies #201." Green cloth with yellow dust jacket. Dust jacket has insect damage on edges. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.The Citizens League was born i San Antonio after the Wurzbach-McCloskey election contest. Harry M. Wurzbach, incumbent Republican congressman, defeated in 1928 on the face of the returns by Augustus McCloskey, Democratic nominee supported by the San Antonio City mach... View more info

Building Texas

By: Blasig, Carl A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Springman-King Co: 1963-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-2-1828

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn. Book has light sun fading across top edge. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.A history of the commercial organization movement and its impact on Texas progress. View more info

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History Of Texas, 1685-1892 (2 Volumes)

By: Brown, John Henry

Price: $400.00

Publisher: L.E. Daniell: 1892-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c19-3-21

ISBN: 0781258693

Condition: Used: Acceptable


2 Volumes, First edition. Vol 1: Gray cloth hardcover with heavily split spine, rubbed corners and edges. Pieces missing from cover and overall poor. Front endpaper is missing while second endpaper has extensive notes written on it. Cracked hinges and bookplate on inside front board. Foxing, stains, notes and pencil marks on the inside but overall clean and binding is tight. Vol 2: Red Cloth with marbleized page edges. Rubbing, worn corners spine cover chipped, torn, missing pieces and has tape marks on the cover and spine. Front and back covers are loose but still attached. Hinges cracked, pe... View more info

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Texas Manners: A Guide to Gracious Living

By: Brune, Cece Neef

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing: 2001-09-26

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-5-1912

ISBN: 1556228821

Condition: Used: Very Good


Gift inscription on endpaper.A helpful and easy to use guide that takes you from the White House to a backyard barbecue in Texas style. Examining all the rites of passage in our lives from birth to funerals, Texas Manners takes Emily Post and adds a special Texas twist. Invitations and thank you notes, table manners, job interviews, cotillions, quinceaƱeras, college preparation, entertaining tips, planning a wedding; these are just a few of the subjects that are explained and described in this handy and instructive resource. View more info

Down the Acequia Madre: in the King William Historic District

By: Burkholder, Mary V.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Published By the Author: 1976-01-01

Seller ID: b2-5-1909

Condition: Used: Very Good


Some light insect damage on the front inside cover and adjoining page. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.To trace the history of the King William Historic District, one must go back to the establishment in 1718 of the Mission San Antonio de Valero or . the Alamo as we know it today. For it was to the mission that large tracts of land were allotted for raising the food needed to support the missionaries and the Indians who came to live at the mission to be taught the Catholic religion and the trades, occupations, and culture of the Spaniards. View more info

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Just for Fun!: Jimmy Johnson's Playland Park SIGNED

By: Ed Gaida

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Ed Gaida: 2007-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7-4-1845

ISBN: 0967043816

Condition: Collectible: Like New


New. Only opened for signing.Remembered by generations of San Antonians and others, Playland was not only a tourist attraction but a hometown tradition for family outings, birthday parties, high school dates and for many, first jobs Gaida drew on this collection of photographs, memorabilia, financial records and mementos to write this book. Next best thing to a time machine for the memories. View more info

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Reluctant Empire: The Mind of Texas

By: George Fuermann; E. M. Schiwetz [Illustrator]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1957-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8-1-1906

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Cover has light soiling. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Controversial, vivid, candid, the book lights up the state of Texas and its realities. View more info

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A concise history of early Texas, 1519 to 1861: [as told by its 30 historic flags illustrated in color,

By: Gilbert, Charles E

Price: $18.00

Publisher: HOUSTON: ADCO PRESS, 1964: 1964-01-01

Seller ID: b2-2-1810

Condition: Used: Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped, soiled and tanned on the edges. 3X5 with gift note was taped on the endpaper. Light foxing on first page edges. Overall clean and binding is tight.These flags are fully described and which were held high over the heads of undaunted patriots as they march into battle, did much to make the brave men who were the creators of Texas, see their dreams of establishing an independent Texas come true. View more info

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The Hell-Bound Train: A Cowboy Songbook

By: Glenn Ohrlin; Archie Green [Foreword]; Harlan Daniel [Contributor];

Price: $200.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1989-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1518

ISBN: 0252060717

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition with number line P 54321. Outside page edges have light discoloration. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.In addition to the songs, which serve as an important compilation of authentic tradition coming from a complete participant within that tradition, his book ifs full of cowboy folklore. View more info

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Texas: A Literary Portrait

By: Graham, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Corona Pub Co: 1985-06-01

Seller ID: 77-2-1949

ISBN: 0931722411

Condition: Used: Good


Light edge wear with light stain on the outside edge. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.One of only 750 copies published. "glimpses of Texas by 50 renowned writers", including Jack Keruak, McMurty, Oscar Wilde, Walter Prescott Webb, Amy Lowell, John Steinbeck, Rolando Hinojosa, Paul Horgan & many others View more info

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From a Limestone Ledge SIGNED

By: Graves, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1980-10-12

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-5-1902

ISBN: 0394512383

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by author. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn. Corners bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A treatise on the pleasures and hardships of doing things for one-self, a nostalgic meditation on country ways. Graves shares his compulsion to hoard junk, his stubborn refusal to raise chickens the right way, and his preference for visiting, and not living with, goats. View more info

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San Antonio St. Anthony's Town

By: Leah Carter Johnston (narrated by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Librarians' Council: 1947-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-5-1919

Condition: Collectible: Good


Signed by author on half title page. Previous owner's address label is on the inside front board. Owner's names written on back of half title page. Hinges cracked. Cover is discolored on the edges and is worn. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Illustrated by Eduardo Cardenas. This is a true story. It is not merely a history, not just a guidebook. It is an intimate and detailed picture of a village that grew up to be a city, San Antonio. View more info

Shadows on the land: An anthology of Texas historical marker stories

By: McIlvain, Myra Hargrave

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Texas Historical Commission: 1984-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-5-1917

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Slight sun fading on edges.Since the present Texas historical marker program began in the 1960s several thousand stories have been recorded through the efforts of county historical commissions. these stories, which tell the peoples's history, provide a comprehensive record of individuals, architecture, events, and archeology that shaped Texas View more info

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A Place in Time: A Pictorial View of San Antonio's Past

By: McLemore, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Express-News Corp: 1980-01-01

Seller ID: 7-5-1933

Condition: Used: Very Good


Light rubbing and edge wear. Previous owner's name and date on title page. Pages yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A collection of vintage photographs of San Antonio. Contents include: the river, missions, plazas, military, places, and people. View more info

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Tomorrow In West Texas * Economic Opportunities Along The Texas and Pacific Railway

By: Miller, Sidney L. [Ph.D]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Texas Tech Press: 1956-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-2-1814

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First Edition.Dust jacket is rubbed chipped and missing pieces on the edges and bottom. Pages yellowing on the edges. Light soiling on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The author spent five years in research and personal study of a large area of West Texas before compiling his analysis of the area's economy. View more info

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Historic images of Boerne and Kendall County, Texas: A sesquicentennial project 1849-1999

By: Perry, Garland A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Perry Publications: 1998-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5-1-1804

ISBN: 096461961X

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Large Gift inscription on endpaper.Inside pages clean and binding is tight.History of Boerne, Texas for their sesquicentennial celebration in 1999. Filled with black and white images of people, places and things. Many for the pioneer families are featured as well as, historic buildings and homes. View more info

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The King Ranch Quarter Horses

By: Robert Moorman Denhardt

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1970-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-4-1804

Condition: Used: Good


First edition. First endpapers and paper covering are removed from inside board. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and price clipped. Clear mylar cover has old yellowed tape on it. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The fabled King Ranch of South Texas renowned not only for its size and its breed of cattle, the Santa Gertrudis, but also for its own breed of horses, the King Ranch quarter Horses. Here is the complete story of the horses, how they were bred and what they have achieved. View more info

Short Trips in the Hill Country

By: Trim, Laura

Price: $20.00

Publisher: LDT Press: 1998-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-1-1822

ISBN: 0961356537

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Gift inscripton on inside front cover. Signed on title page. Slight yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Short Trips in the Hill Country shows how the area west of Austin, Texas became a land of legend. The author tells about early colonists from Germany, troubles during the Civil War, and cattle drives. She includes stories about Admiral Chester Nimitz (U.S.N) and Lyndon Johnson. Along the way, she takes you on tours of the fabulous landmarks in the region: Enchanted Rock, Hamilton Pool, Pedernales Falls. Revel in the wildflowers, search for art and antiques, eat some sausage, e... View more info

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Home to Texas

By: Walker, Stanley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper: 1956-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-5-1907

Condition: Collectible: Good


Inscribed and signed by author on inside front board. Stated first edition.Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and missing pieces on the edges. Yellowing on pages. Corners bumped and edges worn. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.At 47, in 1955, Stanley Walker left New York City. married and returned to a neglected, vandalized house and land, in Texas. This story is about his first ten years of cleaning, fixing and setting up. Along with family history, farming, and local characters, this story will find an audience beyond the Lone Star State. View more info

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The San Antonio Story SIGNED

By: Woolford, Sam and Bess

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Joske's of Texas: 1950-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1905

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Inscribed and signed by both authors on endpaper. Ex-library book with withdrawn markings and stamps. Clear tape on spine and corners. Water damage that has warped the covers and given some of the pages a wave toward the bottom . Fingerprints and light foxing. Gutter split next to title page.Illustrated with nearly 50 black and white photographs.They show San Antonio scenes at different periods, beginning with the 1850's. Each photograph was selected largely on the basis of its informative value; Many tell a story that words cannot tell as wheel. View more info