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Image for Behind The Plate, Cooking With The Houston Astros

Behind The Plate, Cooking With The Houston Astros

By: 1988 Houston Astros Baseball Club

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frank Kutach & Associates: 1988

Seller ID: 24049

Condition: Near Fine


Purchase price of original book benefited the Epilepsy Foundation of Houston/Gulf Coast. Underwritten by the Bob & Vivian Smith Foundation. Heavy glossy thumbed index tabs. Lots of b/w photos. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 157 pages; 24049 View more info

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Rx Take One Cannon

By: Bradfield, Jane

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Shiner, TX, Patrick J. Wagner Research and Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16294

Condition: Very Good


"This is the story of Texas' first piece of ordnance, its first shot, the men who rallied around it, and how it was found" by a doctor who "used modern scientific technology to break the barriers of time and prove the identity of an unimpressive, rusty cannon that turned out to be one of the greatest historical discoveries of the century". Map. SIGNED by author, publisher and photographer. Light foxing, previous owner's name. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8... View more info

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Girly Men (girlymen) Of Luckenbach, Texas, 1997 Calender, Dedicated To Tex Schofield

By: Burlinson, Lee, and Ranger Bob Ritchey, Shirley Hopkins

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Luckenbach, TX, Texas Yesterday: 1996

Seller ID: 30019

Condition: Fine+


SIGNED BY RANGER BOB. The Maverick Chili Society Intentional, Terlingua Chapter, [tagline: No Rules, No Dues, No Politics, No B. S. ] sponsors this chili-cookoff. Their definition of Maverick: One who resists adherence to or affiliation with any single organized group or faction; an independet. [After Samuel A. Maverick (1803-1870) , Texas Cattleman who did not brand his calves. ]. And all this time I thought it was James Garner! Each month includes one of the girly men ... View more info

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Girly Men (girlymen) Of Luckenbach, Texas, 1994 Calender, Dedicated To Jimmy Kinslow

By: Burlinson, Lee, and Ranger Bob Ritchey, Shirley Hopkins

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Luckenbach, TX, Texas Yesterday: 1993

Seller ID: 30017

Condition: Fine+


The 23rd annual Ladies State Chili Championship October 2nd, 1993. The Maverick Chili Society Intentional, Terlingua Chapter, [tagline: No Rules, No Dues, No Politics, No B. S. ] sponsors this chili-cookoff. Their definition of Maverick: One who resists adherence to or affiliation with any single organized group or faction; an independet. [After Samuel A. Maverick (1803-1870) , Texas Cattleman who did not brand his calves. ]. And all this time I thought it was James Garn... View more info

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Girly Men (girlymen) Of Luckenbach, Texas, 1996 Calender, Dedicated To Tex Schofield

By: Burlinson, Lee, and Ranger Bob Ritchey, Shirley Hopkins

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Luckenbach, TX, Texas Yesterday: 1995

Seller ID: 30018

Condition: Fine+


The 1996 Calendar of the Girlymen of Luckenbach, Texas, the town made famous by Waylon Jennings's song titled "Luckenbach, Texas" where he would go with Willie Nelson, et al. The Maverick Chili Society Intentional, Terlingua Chapter, [tagline: No Rules, No Dues, No Politics, No B. S. ] sponsors this chili-cookoff. Their definition of Maverick: One who resists adherence to or affiliation with any single organized group or faction; an independent. [After Samuel A. ... View more info

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Girly Men (girlymen) Of Luckenbach, Texas, 1993 Calender

By: Burlinson, Lee, and Ranger Bob Ritchey, Shirley Hopkins

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Luckenbach, TX, Texas Yesterday: 1992

Seller ID: 23106

Condition: As New


The Maverick Chili Society Intentional, Terlingua Chapter, [tagline: No Rules, No Dues, No Politics, No B. S. ] sponsors this 22nd annual Ladies State Chili Championship chili-cookoff, October 3rd, 1992. Their definition of Maverick: One who resists adherence to or affiliation with any single organized group or faction; an independent. [After Samuel A. Maverick (1803-1870) , Texas Cattleman who did not brand his calves. ]. So it's not James Garner after all! Each month i... View more info

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Texas Ranger Tales, Stories That Need Telling

By: Cox, Mike

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 12250

ISBN: 1556225377

Condition: As New


Winner of the 1997 Violet Crown Award for best non-fiction book. Stephen F. Austin, during the earliest days of Anglo settlement in Texas wrote that he would "...employ 10 men to act as 'rangers' for the common defense..." and thus the famous Texas Rangers came into being. An important part of Texas history, today's Texas Rangers are among the most respected law enforcement agencies in the world. ; B&W Illustrations and pictures; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pa... View more info

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The Texas Navy

By: Hill, Jim Dan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Company: 1962

Seller ID: 28534

Condition: Good


Light soil, edgewear, cover crease and previous owner's name ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 224 pages; 28534 View more info

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One Man's World A Compilation of Verse

By: Lee, Alton B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baylor University: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30567

Condition: Very Good+


Inscribed by Alton Lee on title page. Page opposite to forward had a typo that has been corrected in ink. From dust jacket flap: "His chief work in higher education, however, was in his twenty-one years of service as dean of admissions and records at Baylor University, where he remained until his retirement in 1976." Dust jacket has wear with small tears along edges; light stains on back. Pages are clean with no writing, marks or tears. ; 8vo 8" - 9" ta... View more info

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Llano, Gem Of The Hill Country; A History of Llano County, Texas

By: Oatman, Wilburn

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hereford, Texas, Pioneer Book Publishers: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31189

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name. ; 196 pages; 31189 View more info

Image for Wings Over The Mexican Border Pioneer Military Aviation in the Big Bend

Wings Over The Mexican Border Pioneer Military Aviation in the Big Bend

By: Ragsdale, Kenneth Baxter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11734

ISBN: 0292790252

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Against a backdrop of revolution, border banditry, freewheeling aerial dramatics, and world war II comes this compelling look at the rise of U. S. Combat aviation at an unlikely proving ground--a remote airfield in the rugged reaches of the southwestern Texas borderlands. Gift note, DJ in mylar. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 266 pages; 11734 View more info

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Thunder Beyond the Brazos Mirabeau B. Lamar, a Biography

By: Ramsay, Jack C., Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Eakin Pr: 1984

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30953

ISBN: 0890154627

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscribed to Ted Trask by author. Mirabeau B. Lamar played an important roll in the history of Texas. He was the second President of the Republic of Texas, after Sam Houston. He was highly literate, a poet, an editor and the son of a Georgia plantation family. He was called the "Father of Education". His phrase in his message to Congress, "A cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy," became the motto of The University of Texas. A middle school ... View more info

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Texas Lore, Volume One Off-The-Wall Vignettes in the Lone Star State's History from the Popular Newspaper Cartoon

By: Reynolds, Patrick M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Willow Street, PA, Red Rose Studio: 1983

Seller ID: 28771

ISBN: 0932514073

Condition: Near Fine


Stories/cartoons include: how Texas got its name; Sophia Coffee, the Confederate female "Paul Revere" saved Texas from a Yankee invasion; axe-wielding Deaf Smith, Texas' best spy/scout, at the Battle of San Jacinto. Originally part of a 4-volume boxed set. Volumes 2 and 3 are also available. Marginalia on Contents page; otherwise like new. ; Texas Wagon Train Commemorative Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 56 pages; 28771 View more info

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Texas Lore, Volume Two Off-The-Wall Vignettes in the Lone Star State's History from the Popular Newspaper Cartoon

By: Reynolds, Patrick M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Willow Street, PA, Red Rose Studio: 1984

Seller ID: 28772

ISBN: 093251409x

Condition: Near Fine


Includes stories about the headless squatter of Dickens County; The first Texas Rangers; The unsung heroes of World War II: Women's Airforce Service Pilots trained at Avenger Field, Sweetwater; Blind Lemon Jefferson, the first commercially successful black country blues singer. And cattle barons, Charles Goodnight, C. C. Slaughter, Samuel Burk Burnett. Map on verso of front cover. Little-Known Stories of Texas' Hectic Heritage from the Award-Winning Newspaper Feature. Vo... View more info

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Texas Lore, Volume Three Off-The-Wall Vignettes in the Lone Star State's History from the Popular Newspaper Cartoon

By: Reynolds, Patrick M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Willow Street, PA, Red Rose Studio: 1985

Seller ID: 28773

ISBN: 0932514111

Condition: Near Fine


Explores the nooks and crannies of obscure Texas history & folklore: the cowboy detective; convict labor built railroad; queen of the confederacy; the mighty mites, one of the greatest high school football teams of all time; Kit Carson in the Panhandle. Only portrait of a woman that ever appeared on confederate money was from Marshall, Texas. Marginalia on Contents page. Otherwise like new. ; Texas Wagon Train Commemorative Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 56 pa... View more info

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The Official Commemorative Texas Sesquicentennial Coloring Book

By: Texas Sesquicentennial

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Balcones Company: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16047

Condition: Very Good


No writing and has not been colored in. Contains a brief historical supplement numbered to correspond to the pages to be colored. Pages tanning, edgewear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 44 pages; 16047 View more info

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The 1962 Bark, Luther Burbank Vocational High School, San Antonio, Texas

By: Yearbook

Price: $18.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Luther Burbank High School: 1962

Seller ID: 14789

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Spine sunned, minimal soil, corners (upper) bumped. No autographs or signatures. ; B&W and color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 288 pages; 14789 View more info