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Ghost Towns Of Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27627

ISBN: 0806119977

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Includes 88 of the "best" ghost towns in Texas. Mild overall wear; previous owner's name. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 196 pages; 27627 View more info

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Discover Waco, Reflections and Images, a Viewbook

By: Barcus, Nancy

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Waco, TX, Arcway: 1993

Seller ID: 21321

Condition: Near Fine


This book is a closer look at some of the finest things about the city of Waco, Texas, presented in photograph and poetic description. This flourishing city on the banks of the Brazos River is heightened by landmarks of yesterday and today. Located in a setting of natural beauty, the city marked by bridges, museums, parks, and scenic contrasts -- and is a place waiting to be discovered. Faint, almost invisible spots around edges of front cover. ; Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 61 pages; 21321 View more info

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The Best Town In The World

By: Baylor, Byrd

Price: $14.50

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition; 6th Printing

Seller ID: 13325

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


From the DJ flap: "My father said it was the best town in the world and he just happened to be born there. How's that for being lucky? " That wonderful town "way back in the Texas hills" is vividly and affectionately brought to life. Setting is the old west, and the illustrations are brilliant. Mild edgewear at top of DJ. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; 13325 View more info

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Texas: Images Of The Landscape

By: Bones, Jim

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Englewood, CO, Westcliffe Publishers: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28639

ISBN: 094239416x

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Many full page photographs. Book too large for scanner. Image is upper half. ; Color Photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 191 pages; 28639 View more info

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Best Of East Texas A Collection of the Best Foods, Places, People and Events

By: Bowman, Bob

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Lufkin, TX, Lufkin Printing Co.: 1979

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 7254

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Best place to see oil wells, eat the best cornbread, best place to stand in three states at one time, et al. Jacket lightly worn at extremities, some chipping, slight rubbing . ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 120 pages; 7254 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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The Face Of Houston

By: Fuermann, George

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Premier Printing Company: 1963

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31041

Condition: Very Good+


This provocative and stimulating look into the mind and heart of a city of modern myths reveals a new world-city of nearly a million and a half persons, a city whose population fifty years ago was 78, 800, whose population a century ago was 4,845, [as of 1963]. Endpapers by E. M. Schiwetz. Faint crease on rear. ; Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 60 pages; 31041 View more info

Image for Cases And Materials On Texas Public Lands

Cases And Materials On Texas Public Lands

By: Huie, W. O.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Hemphill's: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31119

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Compiled by Professor of Law at the University of Texas, W. O. Huie. Chapters: Spanish and Mexican grants; grants by Texas of the unappropriated public domain; creation and disposition of the appropriated public domain. Three sections to each chapter. Blue paper cover front, white back, with black tape forming the spine. Previous owner's name. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 353 pages; 31119 View more info

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Gildersleeve Waco’s Photographer

By: Hunt, Geoff & John S. Wilson

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1845 Books: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31958

ISBN: 1481309242

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Minor edgewear to the DJ of this heavy book. ; 1845 Books Series; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 374 pages; 31958 View more info

Image for Crossroads Elgin Transportation History of Elgin, Texas, Told on 14 Panels in the Elgin Depot Museum

Crossroads Elgin Transportation History of Elgin, Texas, Told on 14 Panels in the Elgin Depot Museum

By: Jordan, Charlene Hanson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31977

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by compiler. A thorough look at Elgin's and neighbor's means of transport from mules to MKT. Full of black and white photographs. Index, bibliography and biographies included. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 85 pages; 31977; Signed by Author View more info

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Texas Travel Handbook

By: State Of Texas

Price: $12.50

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