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Women in Texas

By: Crawford, Ann Fears & Crystal Sasse Ragsdale

Price: $22.00

Publisher: State House Press: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31847

ISBN: 0938349732

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by Ann Fears Crawford. Wonderful mini-bioraphies of great women in Texas history. Minor edgewear, cover crease bottom front corner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages; 31847; Signed by Author View more info

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Women In Texas: Their Lives, Their Experiences, Their Accomplishments

By: Crawford, Ann Fears, and Crystal Sasse Ragsdale

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition; 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14531

ISBN: 0890153051

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR dated 17 March 1987: "For Maxine, in celebration of [Women in Texas], Ann Fears Crawford". 30 women featured, some of which are: Mary Austin Holley, Mollie Goodnight, Elisabet Ney, Ima Hogg, Clara Driscoll, Governor Miriam Amanda Ferguson, Dorothy Scarborough, 'sissy' Farenthold, Barbara Jordan, Sarah Weddington, Liz Carpenter, and Lady Bird Johnson. DJ lightly rubbed, in mylar book jacket cover. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 14531; Signed by Author View more info

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The Magic Years

By: Creighton, James A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Alumni Committee: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29276

Condition: Very Good+


Gift inscription signed by author. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages; 29276; Signed by Author View more info

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Texas Twosomes: Married For Life

By: Crouch, Donia Caspersen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16672

ISBN: 1571682333

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Inscribed by author ; Photographs; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 101 pages; 16672; Signed by Author View more info

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It Happened in Texas

By: Crutchfield, James A.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Twodot: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 4th Printing

Seller ID: 12630

ISBN: 1560443200

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating stories about thirty-three events that helped make Texas what it is today. Includes little-known episodes that shaped the Lone Star State's colorful history. Occasional underlining. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages; 12630 View more info

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The Great North Trail America's Route of the Ages from Asia Across Alaska Down the Rocky Mountains to the Plains of Texas

By: Cushman, Dan (edited by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. )

Price: $16.51

Publisher: NY, McGraw Hill: 1966

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26329

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


From Asia across Alaska down the Rocky Mountains to the plains of Texas. Map spread on free endpapers. The story of the Great North Trail sets the scene by giving, in thorough and exciting detail, the geological explanation for the birth of the Trail, its mountains and valleys; and by briskly covering thousands of years of anthropology. Minor wear to bottom edge of DJ. ; The American Trails Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 383 pages; 26329 View more info

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Stagecoach Inn: Iron Skillet & Velvet Potholder: The First History Of Stagecoach Inn With Treasured Recipes

By: Cutler, Morene Parten (edited by Linda Whitley)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Salado, TX, Village Press: 1981

Edition: Stated 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30120

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Signed by author. B/W pictures. This 30+ year old cookbook is filled with pictures and tidbits on the story of this historical inn. Occasional pencil notes on some of the recipes, quite interesting, from "yes! " to "ugh". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 49 pages; 30120; Signed by Author View more info

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Wild About Texas A Bouquet of Recipes, Wildflowers and Wines

By: Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum; Rosario Baxter

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Houston, Cypress Woodlands Junior Forum: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 28157

ISBN: 0962200905

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This book embraces new dimensions in a cookbook. It is a superb collection of savory and dependable recipes generously flavored with the color of Texas. Includes a section on Texas wines. Distinguished as award-winning in both recipes and art. Five recipes were included in Oxmoor House's 1991 edition of America's Best Recipes. Tabasco Community Cookbook Southwest Regional Winner in 1990. And Austin Graphic Arts Society Award of Excellence in 1989. Don't overlook Lady Bird Johnson's favorite recipe for Spoon Bread! Mild bump at heel of spine. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 28157 View more info

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Entertaining at Aldredge House A Collection of Recipes from Dallas County Medical Society Auxilliary

By: Dallas County Medical Society Auxilliary

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Taylor Publishing: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30638

ISBN: 0878333266

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Steeped in the history of Dallas, Aldredge House, located in the beautiful Swiss Avenue District , offers a most elegant site to celebrate special occasions. This stately, seven thousand square foot, 17-room Italianated mansion exudes a traditional ambiance unrivaled in Dallas. Beginning as a gift to a bride in the early 1900’s, the history of Aldredge House has been that of a true love story. Construction of the house began in 1915 when prominent rancher/banker, William J. Lewis, built a Southern mansion for his 20-year-old bride, Willie Newbury Lewis, one of Dallas’ first debutantes. The... View more info

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Clayton Holmes #47

By: Dallas Cowboys

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Dallas Cowboys: 1997

Seller ID: 27818

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Clayton Holmes, # 47. Scuff on back side but not affecting the front. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 27818; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated View more info

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An Austin Avenue Legacy, 100 Years With The Waco-McLennan County Library

By: Darden, Robert

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Waco, TX, Waco-McLennan County Library: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14533

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


SIGNED: Robert F. Darden; small scuff rear jacket. Cover is photograph of the old Carnegie Library in Waco, taken by photographer Fred Gildersleeve sometime between 1912 and 1915. DJ in mylar book jacket cover. ; Photographs; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 271 pages; 14533; Signed by Author View more info

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Dalhart Windberg, in the Path of the Masters

By: Davis, Bruce H. & Dalhart Windberg

Price: $84.50

Publisher: American Masters Foundation: 1978

Seller ID: 31554

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED BY DALHART WINDBERG! The color and paper in this book is to produce a soft lustre similar to that of the artist's canvases. Contents: In the path of the masters -- Landscape -- Seascape -- Still life -- Unforgettable faces -- The little known side of Windberg -- Palette knife paintings. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 129 pages; 31554; Signed by Biographee View more info

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Land! Irish Pioneers in Mexican and Revolutionary Texas

By: Davis, Graham

Price: $39.50

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26426

ISBN: 1585441899

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The only successful European impresarios in mid-nineteenth century Mexican Texas—men authorized to bring immigrants to settle the vast spaces of Mexico's northern territories—were Irish. Graham Davis tells this Irish-Texan story of the search for land by recounting the experiences of the original empresarios John McMullen, James McGloin, James Power, and James Hewetson, and he finishes the book with an impressive description of the ranching empire of Power's nephew, Thomas O'Connor. In between, he examines the marriages, commercial contacts, political alliances, and language ties that "... View more info

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Legendary Texians, Volume III

By: Davis, Joe Tom

Price: $16.51

Publisher: Eakin Pr, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.: 1986

Seller ID: 31235

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In this 3rd volume about legendary Texians, the author continues a biographical approach to the theme of the trilogy: that Texas history is replete with fascinating people whose lives add spice and texture to the flavor and fabric of a unique state's past. Includes the "baddest man" in the Republic, a beguiling mulatto who was our first "undercover agent", the Spanish founder of Victoria, the leading black Texian of his day, the priest of Austin's colony, a Baptist pioneer educator, and two families who forged an early Texas dynasty. Corners bumped. ; 3 Series; 31235 View more info

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Danish Texans

By: Davis, John L.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Univ of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31632

ISBN: 0933164572

Condition: Very Good+


The general story of Danish immigration to Texas, showing the major areas of settlement and giving an outline of why these individuals and groups came and what they did after their move. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122 pages; 31632 View more info

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San Antonio A Historical Portrait

By: Davis, John L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Encino Press: 1978

Seller ID: 31978

ISBN: 0884260550

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Text through page 43, pages 44-179 are full page pictures of San Antonio, followed by the afterword and bibliography. Tan burlap boards, fading title on spine. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 183 pages; 31978 View more info

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Austin, Lone Star Rising

By: Davis, John T. & James B. Colson & Laura Tuma

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Towery Publishing: 1994

Seller ID: 31108

ISBN: 1881096084

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Produced in cooperation with the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. From Austin's Capital to Zilker Park, hundreds of pictures illustrate this wonderfully weird town, my childhood home. Coffee table book. Towery Publishing brochure laid in. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320 pages; 31108 View more info

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Under Six Flags The Story of Texas

By: Davis, M. E. M.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ginn and Company: 1897

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30908

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The story of the history of Texas from the perspective of a late nineteenth-century Texas native. In the words of the author, " ...a story of knightly romance which calls the poet even as, in earlier days, the Land of the Tehas called across its borders the dreamer of dreams." Edgewear and rubbing to red boards. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 192 pages; 30908 View more info

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The Press and the Law in Texas

By: Davis, Norris G.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27905

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Sets forth laws pertaining to the press in Texas and traces the detailed meaning of each law. Tiny spot on front board. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages; 27905 View more info

Teaching Them ... A Sesquicentennial Celebration Of Texas Baptist Education

By: Dawson, Jerry F. , John Storey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Nortex Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 20910

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Laid in at page 82 is the publisher's complimentary copy addressed to the Pastor. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 239 pages; 20910 View more info