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James Stephen Hogg A Biography

By: Cotner, Robert C.

Price: $50.00  $42.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31546

ISBN: 0292737033

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Texas Governor Hogg convinced Thomas Mitchell Campbell to get in politics, which he did and was also a Governor. Governor Campbell's grandson, William B. Campbell placed his personal book label on front pastedown. DJ sunned on spine, and has significant edgewear, is in new mylar. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 617 pages; 31546 View more info

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Reluctant Empire, The Mind Of Texas

By: Fuermann, George

Price: $38.00  $32.30

Publisher: Doubleday: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16788

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


The politics, culture, and segregation battles in Texas during 1946-65. Moderately edgeworn DJ in mylar book jacket cover. Page edges have faint spots. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages; 16788 View more info

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Grassroots Women A Memoir of the Texas Republican Party

By: Grier, Meg McKain, (Foreword by Barbara Bush)

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Boerne, TX, Wingscape Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29617

ISBN: 0970496605

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


As the 1950s began, an entrenched and complacent Democratic Party ruled the state of Texas, as it had since Reconstruction, without a Republican in sight. By 1998, Republicans occupied every statewide office, with a governor poised to be president of the United States. Nearly 250 women, speaking for hundreds of others who worked by their sides, relive the ups and downs of this historic political movement in this book. Light soil on top edge. Another signed edition is als... View more info

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Thieves in High Places They've Stolen Our Country--And It's Time to Take It Back

By: Hightower, Jim

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Viking Adult: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31111

ISBN: 0670031410

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Texas department of agriculture bookmark at page 23. A baby nibbled on bottom corner of front board. Or a puppy? Did Donald Trump read this book? ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 280 pages; 31111 View more info

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The Texas Country Editor: H. M. Baggarly Takes A Grass Roots Look At National Politics

By: Jones, Eugene W. , Ed.

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: The World Publishing Co: 1966

Edition: Stated 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12379

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Mr. Baggarly had a column in 'The Tulia Herald' newspaper in Tulia, Texas, midway between Amarillo and Lubbock. Opinionated and passionate about politics, from Texan to world politics, his column was popular with democrats, republicans and independents alike, whether they agreed with him or not. Chipped and rubbed DJ in new mylar. Light foxing to gray cloth boards, PON. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 341 pages; 12379 View more info

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The Chief Executive in Texas A Study in Gubernatorial Leadership

By: Jr., Fred Gantt

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31548

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A book with discerning political commentary built on a boad historical foundation that places events and persons in a perspective perhaps not previously considered by the reader. Clipped DJ is edgeworn with a couple of closed tears. Now in mylar. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 396 pages; 31548 View more info

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Amending The Texas Constitution

By: May, Janice C.

Price: $18.20  $15.47

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Advisory Commission On Intergovernmental Relations: 1972

Seller ID: 16843

Condition: Near Fine


From the Summary: "The Texas Constitution, the sixth longest in the United States, has been amended 212 times since it was adopted in 1876. From 1951 to 1972 it was amended 105 times; and if the trend continues, 345 amendments will have been added to the Constitution by the year 2001." ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; [ix]49 pages; 16843 View more info

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Tally List Of A General Election Held On The 6th Day Of November 1928 Taylor, Texas

By: McCallum, Jane Y. , and Ray M. Cawblin (Sp?)

Price: $53.00  $45.05

Publisher: Taylor, TX, Secretary of State: 1928

Seller ID: 29081

Condition: Fair


This tally list, about 14" tall x 8 1/2" wide, covers the hand-written tally of votes in Taylor, Williamson County, Texas -- long before computers or any modern type of vote tallying -- totaling about 22 pages. Some tears and tiny chips and stains plus one small hole in cover sheet. In mylar. ; Unpaginated pages View more info

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50 Years In Texas Politics, From Roosevelt to Reagan; from Ferguson to Clements

By: Morehead, Richard

Price: $14.00  $11.90

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1982

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27209

ISBN: 0890153426

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


A chronicle of the interlocking relationsip between Texas and national politics with accuracy and perception the author alone enjoys. DJ edgeworn and with a couple of closed tears and one chip on front panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages; 27209 View more info

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The Governors Of Texas

By: Phares, Ross

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Firebird Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31543

ISBN: 1565545052

Condition: Very Good


Short biographies with photos of the governors of Texas during its French, Spanish, and Mexican periods, its interval as a republic, and its statehood. Sharp, incisive biographical sketches of the 83 individuals who have held the highest office of this celebrated state since 1685 when the Frenchman, Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, reigned over the territory. The author explores the lives, rules, and achievements of every subsequent governor. ; Governors of the S... View more info

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Yarborough of Texas

By: Phillips, William G.

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Acropolis Books Ltd.: 1969

Seller ID: 30910

ISBN: 0874911257

Condition: Very Good


Ralph Yarborough was elected three times to the United States Senate, serving Texas and the Nation for more than a decade. He symbolized the rugged frontier independence and self-sufficient type of democracy that has marked the spectacular influence that Texas and Texans have had on our American society. Edgewear and a scuff on front cover. ; Congressional Leadership, Volume IV Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages; 30910 View more info

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Constitution of the State of Texas, Including Amendments Adopted Through November 1979

By: Texas Advisory Commission On Intergovermental Relations

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Sterling Swift: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 28469

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Former high school stamp on reverse of cover. Never used by that high school. Pages clean and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 188 pages; 28469 View more info