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Texas In The Middle Eighteenth Century, Studies in Spanish Colonial History and Administration

By: Bolton, Herbert Eugene

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: University of Texas: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 31346

ISBN: 0292700563

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Originally published in 1915 as Volume 3 of The University of California Publications in History, this reprint in 1970 has errata notice for pages 2, 9, 28, 32, 80. Index and bibliography. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 501 pages; 31346 View more info

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Inherit The Alamo, Myth and Ritual at an American Shrine

By: Brear, Holly Beachley

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1994

Edition: Stated 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31351

ISBN: 0292708246

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The author explores in fascinating detail what the Alamo means to the numerous groups that lay claim to its heritage. She shows how Alamo myths often diverge from the historical facts--and why. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 184 pages; 31351 View more info

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Hood, Bonnet, And Little Brown Jug... Texas Politics, 1921-1928

By: Brown, Norman D.

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1984

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31350

ISBN: 0890961573

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Banner state for the Ku Klux Klan, fertile soil for both old-style demagoguery and business progressivism, battleground for bone-dry prohibitionists against wets, Texas in the 1920s played a pivotal role in the politics of the nation. National issues and local factionalism created a complex web that gave Texas, according to a 1928 New York Times editorial, "an importance...out of proportion to the size of its vote or the State's geographical and industrial significan... View more info

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Fighting Men Of Texas, Texas History Tales in Blank Verse

By: Burkett, Mary Lou Cooke

Price: $45.00  $38.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1986

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31344

ISBN: 0890155712

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Inscribed by author. Celebrates the fighting men of Texas from the days of the Texas Revolution to the present. Price-clipped DJ has one very tiny tear along bottom edge. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 159 pages; 31344; Signed by Author View more info

Texas Extra ... A Newspaper History Of The Lone Star State 1835-1935 From the Collection of Eric C. Caren

By: Caren, Eric C.

Price: $43.00  $36.55

Publisher: Castle Books: 1999

Seller ID: 28763

ISBN: 078581082X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Newspaper clippings from all over Texas through a century of Texas events. Even though it's Folio size, a magnifying glass is still needed to read most of the articles. DJ in mylar. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 224 pages; 28763 View more info

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Forget The Alamo

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Wordware Publishing: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28004

ISBN: 1556221347

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This is a book of "what ifs" -- what if Travis, Bowie, Crockett, Bonham and the others had chosen Mission Concepcion as their fortress of destiny instead of the Alamo? (plats of both the Concepcion and the Alamo are included) . What if James Fannin was the hero of the Texas revolution instead of the goat? Map endpapers. A fun read. Pictorial glossy boards, rubbed on spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 327 pages; 28004 View more info

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The Capitols Of Texas: A Visual History

By: Clark, Sara

Price: $35.00  $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Encino Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18463

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


More than 100 photographs, drawings, etchings and paintings tell the story of different capital cities and Capitol buildings in which the government of Texas was located over the years. In the less than two years during which the Republic of Texas existed, the location of the seat of government changed eight times. Also included are photographs of the presidents and governors and others whose lives were intertwined with the saga of Texas during these important times. Sam... View more info

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The Peters Colony of Texas A History and Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers

By: Connor, Seymour V.

Price: $175.00  $148.75

Publisher: Austin, The Texas State Historical Association: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31177

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Part I: a history of the colony; part II: biographical sketches of colonists. Index and bibliography. The Peters Colony was the first and largest empresario grant made by the Republic of Texas. There is necessarily contained in this book a substantial account of the land policy of the Republic (of Texas). Map endpapers. Some edgewear and small closed tears to DJ now in mylar. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 473 pages; 31177 View more info

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Historic Austin, an Illustrated History Published for the Heritage Society of Austin

By: Cox, Mike

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Historical Publishing Network: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31432

ISBN: 0965499987

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Mike Cox is a 5th generation Texan. He is the author of seven books: Stand-off in Texas; Texas Ranger Tales; the confessions of Henry Lee Lucas; The Texas Rangers; Lure of the Land; Fred Gipson, Texas Storyteller; Red Rooster Country, as of this publication. He has written many more and he and his wife operate Saddlebag Books, their used, rare, and out-o-print book business that specializes in books on Texas. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages; 31432 View more info

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All Afire To Fight : The Untold Tale Of The Civil War's Ninth Texas Cavalry

By: Crabb, Martha L

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Avon Books/Postroadpress: 2000

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31488

ISBN: 038097794x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In October 1861, the young men of the Confederac's newly formed Ninth Texas Cavalry forded the Red River between Texas and what is now eastern Oklahoma. They would remain on active duty throughout the entire Civil War, moving from skirmish to skirmish with little rest and no furloughs, distinguishing themselves in several major campaigns across the South. Two of the Civil War soldiers profiled were her great-uncles. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 423 pages; 31488 View more info

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It Happened in Texas

By: Crutchfield, James A.

Price: $10.00  $8.50

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: $12.95  $11.01

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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Under Six Flags The Story of Texas

By: Davis, M. E. M.

Price: $38.00  $32.30

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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Post Office Papers Of The Republic Of Texas, 1836-1839, Volume I

By: Day, James M.

Price: $35.00  $29.75

Publisher: Texas Library and Historical Commission: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31264

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The author was assisted by three ladies and one gentleman: Mary Osburn; Marilyn Von Kohl; Linda Evans; Clifton Roberts. This edition consisted of 500 copies and was printed by the Texian Press. Foredge freckled. Volume II also available, sku 31274. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 238 pages; 31264 View more info

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Post Office Papers Of The Republic Of Texas, 1839 - 1840, Volume II

By: Day, James.

Price: $35.00  $29.75

Publisher: Texas State Library and Historical Commission: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31274

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Compiled and edited from the manuscripts in the Texas State Archives by James M. Day, assisted by Mary Osburn, Marilyn Von Kohl, Linda Evans, and Clifton Roberts. This edition (printed by Texian Press in Waco, Texas) consisted of 500 copies. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top edge and foredge freckled. Volume I also available, sku 31264. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 239 pages; 31274 View more info

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Cow People

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 4th Printing

Seller ID: 20706

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Records the fading memories of a bygone Texas, the reminiscences of the cow people themselves. They are the Texans of the don't-fence-me-in era, their faces pinched by years of squinting into the desert glare, tanned by the sun and coarsened by the dust of the Chisholm Trail. Their stories are often raucous, but just as often quiet as hot plains under a pale Texan sky. Slightly cocked. Previous owner's name (former mayor of Victoria, Texas). Pencil quote on inside front ... View more info

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Six Thousand Miles Of Fence Life on the Xit Ranch of Texas

By: Duke, Cordia Sloan, and Joe B. Frantz

Price: $45.00  $38.25

Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin: 1966

Seller ID: 31545

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


This book is the first book published in the M. K. Brown Range Series. Mrs. Duke, the wife of an XIT division manager, kept a notebook and pencil in her apron pocket, recoring all manner of interesting details as they caught her attention. This diary was the nucleus for this book. The XIT Ranch was the world's largest fenced ranch. Tiny chips on DJ. ; M. K. Brown Range Life Series, Number 1 Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages; 31545 View more info

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Through Time and the Valley

By: Erickson, John R.

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Shoal Creek Publishers: 1978

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30223

ISBN: 0883190362

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book deals with the segment of the Canadian River that passes through the ranch country in Hutchinson, Roberts, and the Hemphill Counties of the Texas Panhandle. Two short notes in ink on ffep and one chapter heading underlined in the Contents list. Minor edgewear to upper edge of DJ. ; Western Life Series Series; Photographs and cover art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; 30223 View more info

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Seven Keys To Texas

By: Fehrenbach, T. R.

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Texas Western Press: 1983

Seller ID: 17558

ISBN: 0874040698

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


From the DJ: Offers a different kind of "Texas book" combining erudition with an abiding love of the land and a cosmopolitan insight into the history and present condition of the Lone Star State. Minor wear to DJ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages; 17558 View more info

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Memoirs For The History Of The War In Texas, Volume II

By: Filisola, Don Vicente

Price: $60.00  $51.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1987

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31276

ISBN: 0890155852

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Abridged translation of "Memorias para la historia de la guerra de Tejas" originally published in 1848 by Santa Anna's second in command. This book is the second one of two volumes available (see also volume I). The first English translation and the First American edition. DJ worn and chipped, in mylar. Foxing. Occasional marginalia by another author of Texas history, Crystal Sasse Ragsdale. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 298 pages; 31276 View more info