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Shells And Shores Of Texas

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $53.00  $45.05

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1977

Seller ID: 22645

ISBN: 0292775199

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


The Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation Series #5 Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 365 pages; 22645 View more info

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Ghost Towns Of Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $48.00  $40.80

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: $20.00  $17.00

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 ... View more info

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History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861

By: Biesele, Rudolf Leopold

Price: $35.00  $29.75

Publisher: Eakin Press: 1987

Seller ID: 30075

ISBN: 1571682368

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This account covers the actual founding and history of many German settlements and towns in Texas prior to the Civil War. It is the first and only extensive study of this subject. 9 maps, 22 illustrations. Original edition in 1930. ; German-Texas Heritage Society Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 259 pages; 30075 View more info

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Shackelford County Sketches

By: Biggers, Don H. (edited & Annotated by Joan Farmer)

Price: $50.00  $42.50

Publisher: Albany & Fort Griffin, Clear Fork Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 31265

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


With an introduction by Shirley & Clifton Caldwell. Rare in hardcover, this book describes the people and events throughout Shackelford County, Texas's history from the mid- to late 1800s. Sketches (verbal, not artwork) include excerpts from diaries and daybooks as well as short biographies of important persons in the area. Annotations start on page 73; index on page 111. Bottom of title page states: "Done into a book in the Albany News Office, October 1908". Pic... View more info

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Triangulation In New Mexico And Texas 1915 And 1917 Triangulation and Primary Traverse, 1916-1918, bulletin 709-O

By: Birdseye, C. H. , Chief Topographic Engineer

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: USGPO, Department of the Interior: 1922

Seller ID: 30903

Condition: Very Good


Bulletin 700 plate 11 is b/w plate showing 6 geological survey station marks. Published a few years after New Mexico sued Texas over the boundary line, but not as a result of it. Paper stapled booklet with a "discard" stamp on front. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 739-779 pages; 30903 View more info

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Texas: Images Of The Landscape

By: Bones, Jim

Price: $33.00  $28.05

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: $8.00  $6.80

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; BT-7254 View more info

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Cameron High School Class Of 1918 Graduating Exercises, Friday, May 24, 1918 ( Cameron, Texas)

By: Cameron High School

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Cameron, TX, Cameron High School: 1918

Seller ID: 30414

Condition: Very Good-


Front side of this broadsheet is the agenda of the graduation and flip side is a list of the graduates (31 girls, 14 boys). Appears to have been wadded up, reopened and folded neatly (probably by one of the students and his/her parent) many years ago . Upper right corner has been folded down a very long time. Proper name for a broadside printed on both sides is "broadsheet", rarely used these days. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 1 pages; 30414 View more info

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66th Annual Clay County Pioneers' Reunion And Rodeo 1997, Henrietta, Texas, September 18,19, & 20, 1997

By: Clay County Texas

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Henrietta, TX, 1997

Seller ID: 15569

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy photographs of "In Memory" residents of the towns in Clay County, and ads make up most of this book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; 15569 View more info

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65th Annual Clay County Pioneers' Reunion And Rodeo 1996 September 19, 20, & 21, 1996

By: Clay County Texas

Price: $10.00  $8.50

Publisher: Henrietta, TX, 1996

Seller ID: 15570

Condition: Near Fine


Includes the rodeo program. Index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; 15570 View more info

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62nd Annual Clay County Pioneer Reunion And Rodeo 1993 September 16, 17, 18 1993

By: Clay County Texas

Price: $10.00  $8.50

Publisher: Henrietta, TX, 1993

Seller ID: 15573

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; 15573 View more info

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48th Annual Clay County Pioneer Reunion, Henrietta, Texas September 13-14-15, 1979

By: Clay County Texas

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Henrietta, TX, 1979

Seller ID: 15572

Condition: Very Good


"In Memory" pages and ads. Spine edge tanned. ; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; 15572 View more info

Image for Texas Facts, 1988 A Comprehensive Look At Texas Today, County by County, New Edition

Texas Facts, 1988 A Comprehensive Look At Texas Today, County by County, New Edition

By: Clements, John

Price: $58.00  $49.30

Publisher: Clements Research: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 31059

ISBN: 9998833752

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Flying the Colors Series Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 806 pages; 31059 View more info

Image for Land! Irish Pioneers in Mexican and Revolutionary Texas

Land! Irish Pioneers in Mexican and Revolutionary Texas

By: Davis, Graham

Price: $40.00  $34.00

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, ... View more info

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Austin, Lone Star Rising

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

Price: $28.00  $23.80

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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The 2000-mile Turtle And Other Episodes from Editor Harold Smith's Private Journal

By: Fox, H. B.

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Austin, TX, Madrona Press, Inc.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 26076

ISBN: 0890520143

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The author lives in a century-old house on the San Gabriel River near the one-store community of Circleville, five miles down the road from his native Granger, Texas. In an old smokehouse out back, he writes a column that appears in some fifty Texas newspapers and a number of others scattered over ten states, from California to New Jersey. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages; 26076 View more info

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This Is / Asi Es San Antonio, The Official Book Of The City Of San Antonio

By: Freymann, Carlos

Price: $10.40  $8.84

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Freymann & Associates Inc,: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28708

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


150 color plates with English and Spanish subtitles by Carlos Freymann. Darkened area along top edge of DJ extending down about an inch. DJ in mylar; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 26708 View more info

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The History And Geography Of Texas As Told In County Names

By: Fulmore, Zachary Taylor

Price: $70.00  $59.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, S. R. Fulmore: 1926

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 22555

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Chapter I covers the Spanish period of Texas history. Chapter II covers the Anglo-american Colonization. Chapter III, the Americanization of the map of Texas, and so on. Green library binding, somewhat frayed at extremities, although not too badly. Spine title printed by library in white. Foxing to endpapers, usual library pockets, stamps, etc. From the Rosenberg Library in Galveston, Texas, and never checked out. Shallow vertical split about 2 inches in cloth on spine. ... View more info

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Landscapes Of Texas

By: Graves, John (Introduction) ; Franklin T. Lively, editor; Bob Parvin, Assistant editor, and Tommie Pinkard, Associate editor Of Texas Highways Magazine

Price: $22.50  $19.13

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1980

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30135

ISBN: 0890960887

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


In his introduction, John Graves describes the Texas landscapes as they once were and as they now are, and muses on how man has shaped the land and how, in its turn, the land has shaped man too. Preface by Franklin T. Lively, Bob Parvin, and Tommie Pinkard. Edgewear, rubbing and tiny tears to DJ in mylar. ; Louise Lindsey Merrick Texas Environment Series #3 Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 158 pages; 30135 View more info