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Historic Hotels Of Texas, A Traveler's Guide

By: Carmack, Liz

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31353

ISBN: 1585446084

Condition: Near Fine


From rural towns to mid-size cities to urban metropolises and in every region of the state, more than sixty historic hotels welcome overnight lodgers in Texas. Includes detailed profiles of sixty-four hotels that are at least fifty years old, have been in operation as places of lodging for the majority of their existence, and are still open today. Checkmarks beside some of the towns. Self-wraps. ; Txam Travel Guides Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; 31353 View more info

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Texas Forgotten Ports, Volume II

By: Guthrie, Keith & Iris Guthrie

Price: $83.00  $70.55

Publisher: Eakin Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31262

ISBN: 0890158789

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Volume II of a set of 3 books on this subject. I have volume I but not volume III. Inscribed by author Guthrie to author Crystal Sasse Ragsdale. River ports on Red, Brazos, and Rio Grande Rivers; landings on Caddo lake, Ports of Jefferson, Houston, and Galveston; Buffalo Bayou landings, San Luis, Freebooters. Maps and drawings. Marginalia. ; B&W Drawings; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 292 pages; 31262; Signed by Author View more info

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Texas Forgotten Ports Mid-Gulf Coast Ports from Corpus Christi to Matagorda Bay

By: Guthrie, Keith & Iris Guthrie

Price: $73.00  $62.05

Publisher: Eakin Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31261

ISBN: 0890156611

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Volume 1 of a 3-volume set covering Texas forgotten ports. I also have volume II (but not volume III). Inscribed by author Guthrie to author Crystal Sasse Ragsdale. DJ lightly chipped and soiled. Marginalia; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 240 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Contemporary Texas A Photographic Portrait

By: Harrigan, Stephen; Sandweiss, Martha A. , and The Texas Historical Foundation

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Texas Monthly Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28616

ISBN: 0877190267

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


It's been said that Texas is a state of mind. These disparate photographic images of Texas--of ranch hands, bankers, and oil men, of suburban backyards and skyscrapers, of a tranquil sunrise over the Gulf of Mexico--all remind us of our inability to create a clear definition of Texas. Small chip lower edge of front DJ panel. Two gift notes to "Mom" from John and Jack. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 239 pages; 28616 View more info

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Texas Almanac, 1986-1987 State Industrial Guide

By: Kingston, Mike (Ed. ) ; Ruth Harris (Associate editor)

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Dallas Morning News: 1985

Seller ID: 31054

ISBN: 0914511025

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Sesquicentennial edition. This edition expresses gratitude to Miss Ruth Harris in this her 21st Almanac, having worked on more Almanacs than anyone else in the publication's 129-year history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 768 pages; 31054 View more info

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Eyes Of Texas Travel Guide, Gulf Coast Edition

By: Miller, Ray

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: Houston, TX, Cordovan Press: 1977

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 26715

Condition: Very Good


Lots of pictures, one showing the Flagship hotel built entirely on a large pier that extends out over the water. It no longer stands because the last hurricane that hit Galveston destroyed it. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages; 26715 View more info

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The Hiker's Guide To Texas

By: Parent, Laurence

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Falcon Press: 1992

Seller ID: 17041

ISBN: 156044102x

Condition: Very Good


Your introduction to the vast and varied Texas backcountry, featuring 75 hikes from all parts of the state--from popular hikes in Guadalupe and Big Bend national parks to secluded hikes in remote locations. Includes maps for every hike and more than 40 photos. Foreword by former Texas Governor, the late Ann W. Richards. ; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages; 17041 View more info

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The Nature of Texas A Feast of Native Beauty from Texas Highways Magazine

By: Peacock, Howard

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1990

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30949

ISBN: 0890964025

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Number 11 in the series. For the most part, these stories and eighty full color images have been selected from Texas Highways magazine, the “bible” of Lone Star travelers. Crafted by some of the finest nature writers and photographers in America, both freelancers and Texas Highways staffers, these roving chapters invite readers to get up and go, to seek out and experience for themselves nature’s own memorable sights and remarkable sounds. Gift note blacked out. ; L... View more info

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Day Trips From San Antonio And Austin

By: Permenter, Paris, & John Bigley

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Two Lane Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19091

ISBN: 1878686046

Condition: Near Fine


Getaways less than 2 hours away from San Antonio and Austin; Shifra Stein's Day Trips of America Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 161 pages; 19091 View more info

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Texas

By: Reavis, Dick

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16989

ISBN: 1878867644

Condition: Very Good+


Set up by region. Maps, topical essays, timelines and main attractions, and literary extracts. Wear at head of spine and rear cover. ; Compass American Guides Series; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 330 pages; 16989 View more info

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Travelers In Texas 1761-1860

By: Sibley, Marilyn McAdams

Price: $50.00  $42.50

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31260

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed by previous owner/author Crystal Sasse (Williams) Ragsdale (she co-authored many Texas books). She left footnotes on the rear free endpaper while doing research for another book. Nine chapters, bibliography, index, 16 illustrations and two maps. DJ, tanned and chipped, in mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages View more info

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Texas A Picture Book To Remember Her By

By: Smart, Ted, and David Gibbon

Price: $11.00  $9.35

Publisher: Crescent: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31122

ISBN: 0517270870

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hundreds of color pictures on each page with accompanying, albeit little, text explaining each picture. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages; 31122 View more info

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Texas Travel Handbook

By: State Of Texas

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: Austin, TX, State Department of Highways and Public Transportation: 1986

Seller ID: 20858

Condition: Near Fine


Texas Travel Handbook Sesquicentennial 1836-1986. Previous owner's name on front cover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; 20858 View more info

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Off The Beaten Trail (Texas)

By: Syers, William Edward

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 29344

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


After newspaper articles and three separate volume editions, the author finally gives us the now-complete and extraordinarily extensive work that required seven years and a hundred thousand miles' travel in preparation. DJ lightly rubbed with a couple of tiny chips. In new mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 493 pages; 29344 View more info

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Off The Beaten Trail At Last! A Different Book on Texas!

By: Syers, William Edward

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Stafford-Lowdon Co: 1963

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31095

Condition: Very Good+


Newspaper columnist Syers comes with a background of writing novels. A naturalized Texan (from Tennessee at 5) writes of his State with an intense authenticity. He has traveled almost every road, literally getting "into his stories," and he knows Texas history "where it happened and why" as do very few in our State. This was the first of several books "off the beaten trail". This one has an orange cover, previous owner's name and pages are tanning... View more info