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San Saba County Historical Sketchbook

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Our Product Number: 604962

Condition: Very Good. Plastic comb binding


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A Historical Collection of Hays and Travis Counties

By: N/A

Price: $97.99

Our Product Number: 607390

Condition: Very Good. Plastic comb binding. Previous owner's name on front cover. 2002


120 pages View more info

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Damming the Colorado

By: Adams Jr., John A.

Price: $11.00

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

Our Product Number: 608704

ISBN: 0890969868

Condition: Fine. 1990. First Edition


161 pages. Before there was a Lower Colorado River Authority, the Colorado River cut across Central Texas free and unfettered by artificial structures. But the river could be unpredictable and dangerous. In the early years of the twentieth century there were numerous attempts to harness and develop the river. Some Texans desperately wanted private enterprise to achieve that goal, but the job proved to be larger than the resources of the private sector. What emerged in th... View more info

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Portrait of a Border City: Brownsville Texas

By: Adams, William L.; Knopp, Anthony K.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press:

Our Product Number: 608775

ISBN: 1571681744

Condition: Very Good. Personal inscription to previous owner on title page; bend to front cover corner . 1997. First Edition


SIGNED (signature only) by William L. Adams on the title page. 302 pages. Signed by One Author View more info

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Georgetown's Yesteryears: An Oral History Anthology

By: Allen (Ed.), Martha Mitten

Price: $71.00

Publisher: Georgetown, TX, Georgetown Heritage Society:

Our Product Number: 604847

ISBN: 093614906X

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. Moderate edgewear; reading crease to front cover . 1987


133 pages. Sesquicentennial Series View more info

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A Long Ride in Texas: The Explorations of John Leonard Riddell

By: Breeden, James O.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: College Station, TX, TAMU Press:

Our Product Number: 605275

ISBN: 089096582X

Condition: As New. Hardcover in As New dust jacket. 1994. First Edition


136 pages. Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University. John Leonard Riddell was a medical doctor, geologist, and botanist who traveled from New Orleans through Texas in 1839, surveying the Texas Hill Country for a group of businessmen searching for the lost San Saba silver mine. By joining the expedition, which of course did not find the mine, Riddell became the first trained scientist - preceding even Ferdinand Roerner - to visit the a... View more info

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Brooks County [TX] Elected Officials 1911 - 1978

By: Brooks County Historical Commission

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brooks County Historical Commission:

Our Product Number: 606672

Condition: Fine. 1979. First Edition


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The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes

By: Burrough, Bryan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin:

Our Product Number: 605460

ISBN: 0143116827

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. Bookplate inside front cover . 2010. First Paperback Edition


Full number line.. 480 pages. "What's not to enjoy about a book full of monstrous egos, unimaginable sums of money, and the punishment of greed and shortsightedness?" Phenomenal reviews and sales greeted the hardcover publication of The Big Rich, New York Times bestselling author Bryan Burrough's spellbinding chronicle of Texas oil. Weaving together the multigenerational sagas of the industry's four wealthiest families, Burrough brings to life the men kn... View more info

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The Old Home Place: Farming on the West Texas Frontier

By: Caffey, David L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Burnet, Tex., Eakin Press:

Our Product Number: 606743

ISBN: 0890152837

Condition: Near Fine. Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Previous owner's name and address stamped on front paste down (hidden by dj flap) . 1981. First Edition


Texas map on end papers . 213 pages. This book might well be called a "living history" of the West Texas farm country. It portrays a bygone culture and illuminates the events of an era, not through a recitation of names and dates, but through the lives of real people who lived the times. The story sweeps across a full century, from the Civil War days preceding when the mainstream had shifted away from the small rural communities and toward the developing cities View more info

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History of Union Mission

By: Cherry, Juanita

Price: $98.76

Publisher: Pryor, OK, Union Mission Chapter of the NSDAR:

Our Product Number: 605047

Condition: Near Fine. Stamped on front pastedown by publisher with previous owner's name and date . 1994. First Edition (?)


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Spanish Texas, 1519-1821

By: Chipman, Donald E.; Joseph, Harriett Denise

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press:

Our Product Number: 607810

ISBN: 0292721803

Condition: Fine. Trade Paperback. 2010. Revised Edition


SIGNED by both AUTHORS on title page. 367 pages. Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage. Signed by All Authors. Modern Texas, like Mexico, traces its beginning to sixteenth-century encounters between Europeans and Indians who contested control over a vast land. Unlike Mexico, however, Texas eventually received the stamp of Anglo-American culture, so that Spanish contributions to present-day Texas tend to be obscured or even unknown. The first edition of "Spanish... View more info

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Texas Haunted Forts

By: Coleman, Elaine

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Plano, TX, Republic of Texas:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 607851

ISBN: 1556228414

Condition: Good. Trade Paperback. Coffee(?) stain to the bottom does not affect text.. 2001


Inscribed "Rufus, Boo! Elaine Coleman10-1-03" . 236 pages. Signed by Author. Like sentinels of an era long gone stand the forts of Texas. Their legends are ghostly reminders of a past steeped in history. Near-forgotten tales of life and death on the Texas frontier and mysterious hauntings fill the pages, as well as the history and location of the forts and what can be seen of them today. View more info

A Pictorial History Of Waco: With a Reprint of Highlights of Waco History

By: Conger, Roger N.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press:

Our Product Number: 605116

Condition: Fine. Hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Tear to dust jacket at spine and flaps; price-clipped . 1978


Oversize. 292 pages View more info

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Salt Warriors: Insurgency on the Rio Grande

By: Cool, Paul

Price: $22.95

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

Our Product Number: 606671

ISBN: 160344016X

Condition: As New. Hardcover in As New dust jacket. First Edition


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Getting to Know You: History of the First Baptist Church, Sinton, Texas, 1908-1983

By: Curlee, Mrs.Harrell; Sullivan, Mrs. Henry

Price: $85.00

Our Product Number: 605376

Condition: Very Good. Stapled wraps. 1983


n.p. pages. Includes church staff, deacons, officers, teachers, and committees 1982-1983 plus resident membership roll. Also listed are early Blanco associational churches with names and locations. A number of church charter members, missionaries and preachers are biographed with limited genealogies. View more info

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High Plains Yesterdays: From XIT Days Through Drouth and Depression

By: Dawson, John C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press:

Our Product Number: 605278

ISBN: 089015516X

Condition: Very Good. Hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Personal inscription on free front endpage. 1985. First Edition


274 pages. The northernmost portion of the Texas Panhandle, the Dalhart High Plains area, is perhaps best known for its legendary cold weather. To many it is famed for the 3,000,000 acre XIT Ranch that was carved out of the Texas Public Domain as payment for construction of the State Capitol building at Austin, pursuant to a contract let in 1832. Buffalo Springs, thirty miles northwest of Dalhart, was the original headquarters of the ranch and many of the early residents... View more info

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With Santa Anna in Texas: A Personal Narrative of the Revolution

By: de la Pena, Jose Enrique; Perry, Carmen; Crisp, James E.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: College Station, TX, TAMU Press:

Our Product Number: 605280

ISBN: 0890965277

Condition: Fine. (1997) 2008. Expanded, Revised


248 pages. The discovery of an additional week's worth of entries in the diary of José Enrique de la Peña has opened another chapter in the longstanding controversy over the authenticity of the Mexican officer’s account of the Battle of the Alamo.In this expanded edition of With Santa Anna in Texas, Texas Revolution scholar James E. Crisp, who discovered the new diary entries in an untranslated manuscript version of the journal, discusses the history of the de la Pe... View more info

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Dido 1840 1972: One Hundred Thirty Two Years of Community Development

By: Dido Cemetery Association

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Manney Co:

Our Product Number: 608798

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. Toning to perimeters of pastedowns and endpapers.. 1972. First Edition


Green cloth with illustration on front cover, two hand-drawn maps showing the cemetery location in Tarrant county,Texas and illustration of Old Dido . 104 pages. Includes Dido Cemetery Association members and burials in Dido cemetery, Indian Creek Cemetery, and Dozier (Harmon) Cemetery View more info

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Oak Cliff [TX]

By: Elliott, Alan C.; Summey, Patricia K.; Kokel, Gayla Brooks

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Charleston, SC,

Our Product Number: 608776

ISBN: 0738570680

Condition: Near Fine. 2009. First Edition


127 pages. Images of America. An advertisement heralded, "Oak Cliff gets its name from the massive oaks that crown the soft green cliffs." Originally called Hord's Ridge for its founder William Henry Hord, the area was purchased by two enterprising developers, Thomas L. Marsalis and John S. Armstrong, and renamed Oak Cliff. Also touted as the "Cambridge of the South," the community flourished until the depression of 1893. The partnership split, and in 190... View more info

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Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans

By: Fehrenbach, T. R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books / Macmillan Pub Co:

Our Product Number: 605742

ISBN: 0020321708

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. (1980) 1991. First Edition Thus


761 pages. Here is an up-to-the-moment history of the Lone Star State, together with an insider's look at the people, politics, and events that have shaped Texas from the beginning right up to our days. Never before has the story been told with more vitality and immediacy. Fehrenbach re-creates the Texas saga from prehistory to the Spanish and French invasions to the heyday of the cotton and cattle empires. He dramatically describes the emergence of Texas as a republic, ... View more info