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Southwestern: A University's Transformation

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Southwestern University:

Our Product Number: 603865

ISBN: 0967091217

Condition: New in New dust jacket


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A Historical Collection of Hays and Travis Counties

By: N/A

Price: $97.99

Publisher: 2002

Our Product Number: 607390

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name on front cover. 120 pages View more info

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San Saba County Historical Sketchbook

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Our Product Number: 604962

Condition: Very Good


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Damming the Colorado

By: Adams Jr., John A.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608704

ISBN: 0890969868

Condition: Fine


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: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608775

ISBN: 1571681744

Condition: Very Good


Personal inscription to previous owner on title page; bend to front cover corner . SIGNED (signature only) by William L. Adams on the title page. 302 pages. Signed by One Author View more info

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A River, a Town and a Boy

By: Adrian, Martha; Hagood, Roberta

Price: $6.51

Publisher: self-published:

Our Product Number: 606903

Condition: Fine


Clemens family genealogy. 16 pages b/w photos. . 80 pages. A book relating the history of Hannibal Mississippi and Sam Clemens relationship to it. View more info

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Facets of Goochland (Virginia) County's History

By: Agee, Helene Barret

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, The Dietz Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606450

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's name and address written on front paste-down endpaper; edgewear at head and tail of spine; bumped bottom corner; jacket has a chip and a number of small closed tears. Bright blue cloth boards with title and author imprinted in gold and spine with title and author and author in gold. Map on endpapers. . 227 pages 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: 1987

Our Product Number: 604847

ISBN: 093614906X

Condition: Very Good


Moderate edgewear; reading crease to front cover . 133 pages. Sesquicentennial Series View more info

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The Hinckley Fire

By: Anderson, Antone A,; McDermott, Clara Anderson

Price: $6.83

Publisher: New York, Comet Press Books: (1954) 1993

Edition: Reprint

Our Product Number: 608028

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner's name on half-title. No spine crease.. 157 pages View more info

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Henderson [NV]

By: Armstrong-Ingram, R. Jackson

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Arcadia Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608344

ISBN: 073852087X

Condition: Fine


126 pages. Images of America View more info

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Early Days at Council Bluffs

By: Babbitt, Charles H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Walsworth: (1916) 1975

Edition: Reproduction

Our Product Number: 607122

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owners' names . 103 pages View more info

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The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost: Completely Revised and Certain New Material Added by the Author

By: Baker, Pearl

Price: $16.88

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman: (1965) 1971

Edition: Book Club Edition

Our Product Number: 608821

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Beige cloth and spine with title and author imprinted in green. Map on endpapers and pastedowns; index . 224 pages. Robbers Roost was a hideout for outlaws and hunted men long before Butch Cassidy found it in 1884. The impenetrable wastes and wilds of this high desert country in southeastern Utah, cut through by canyons along the Green and Colorado rivers and bounded on the west by the Dirty Devil, discouraged lawmen from pursuit. Growing up on a ranch that included Robb... View more info

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From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History

By: Baker, Ronald L.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 605987

ISBN: 0253209552

Condition: Fine


371 pages. Indiana. Ronald L. Baker presents the folklore and the history of the names of populated places in Indiana. Over 4,000 entries are arranged alphabetically and include the current spellings, local pronunciations, and origins of Indiana place names, as well as variant spellings and variant names and dates of settlement and/or establishment. This fascinating cultural study offers the lore, folk legends, jokes, and anecdotes that flesh out the bare bones of dates ... View more info

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Seminole County

By: Bentley, Altermese Smith

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608120

ISBN: 0738506346

Condition: Very Good


128 pages. Black America View more info

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Hornet's Nest: The Story of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County

By: Blythe, LeGette; Brockman, Charles Raven

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, McNalley of Charlotte: 1961

Our Product Number: 606449

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Very Good book graded Fair due to lack of dust jacketPrevious owner's name and address label on ront paste-down endpaper; photographs on front and back endpapers . Pictorial endpapers . 511 pages 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: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605275

ISBN: 089096582X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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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The Parker Ranch of Hawaii: The Saga of a Ranch and a Dynasty

By: Brennan, Joseph

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 603877

ISBN: 0060923172

Condition: Very Good


Pages tanned; two pages have inked date . Genealogical table. 220 pages View more info

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The Parker Ranch of Hawaii: The Saga of a Ranch and a Dynasty

By: Brennan, Joseph

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Mutual Publishing: 2011

Our Product Number: 607887

ISBN: 1566476828

Condition: Near Fine


Genealogical table. 220 pages View more info

Image for 1500 California Place Names:  Their Origin and Meaning, A Revised version of 1000 California Place Names by Erwin G. Gudde, Third edition

1500 California Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, A Revised version of 1000 California Place Names by Erwin G. Gudde, Third edition

By: Bright, William

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1998

Our Product Number: 606154

ISBN: 0520212711

Condition: Near Fine


172 pages. This is the new "pocket" version of the classic California Place Names, first published by California in 1949. Erwin G. Gudde's monumental work, which went through several editions during its author's lifetime, has now been released in an expanded and updated edition by William Bright. The abridged version, originally called 1000 California Place Names, has grown to a dynamic 1500 California Place Names in Bright's hands. Those who... View more info

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The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608194

ISBN: 0061124230

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Green boards and black spine lettered in bright blue; Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1; Deckle-edged pages . 716 pages View more info