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Image for A Historical Collection of Hays and Travis Counties

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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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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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 Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $11.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Our Product Number: 608902

Condition: Fine


131 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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Brooks County [TX] Elected Officials 1911 - 1978

By: Brooks County Historical Commission

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brooks County Historical Commission: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606672

Condition: Fine


72 pages View more info

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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: 2010

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 605460

ISBN: 0143116827

Condition: Very Good


Bookplate inside front cover . 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, Bur... 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: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606743

ISBN: 0890152837

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Previous owner's name and address stamped on front paste down (hidden by dj flap) . 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 ... 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: 1994

Edition: First Edition (?)

Our Product Number: 605047

Condition: Near Fine


Stamped on front pastedown by publisher with previous owner's name and date . 215 pages View more info

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Texas Haunted Forts

By: Coleman, Elaine

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Plano, TX, Republic of Texas: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 607851

ISBN: 1556228414

Condition: Good


Coffee(?) stain to the bottom does not affect text.. 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

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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:

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606671

ISBN: 160344016X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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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: (1997) 2008

Edition: Expanded, Revised

Our Product Number: 605280

ISBN: 0890965277

Condition: Fine


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: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608798

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Toning to perimeters of pastedowns and endpapers.. 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, 2009

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608776

ISBN: 0738570680

Condition: Near Fine


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: (1980) 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 605742

ISBN: 0020321708

Condition: Very Good


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

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Texas Sketchbook: A Collection of Historical Stories from the Humble Way

By: Fields, F. T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, Humble Oil & Refining Co.: 1962

Edition: Revised Edition

Our Product Number: 608888

Condition: Fine


104 pages View more info

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From the High Plains

By: Fischer, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: c1978.

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607991

ISBN: 0060112697

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . Drawings View more info

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Tales from the Sunday House

By: Goyne, Minetta Altgelt ; Lee; foreword by James Ward

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Texas Christian University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606776

ISBN: 0875651739

Condition: Near Fine


144 pages. In Tales from the Sunday House, Minetta Altgelt Goyne gives us glimpses into the real lives of this between-the-wars generation. Sometimes incomplete, sometimes apparently pointless, sometimes merely addenda to previously told tales, these eleven stories are the kind of tales family members told other - often younger - members of the family as they sat by thee fireside or on the porches of their "Sunday Houses, " structures peculiar to the German Texan... View more info

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Eyewitness to the Alamo

By: Groneman, Bill

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Plano, TX, Republic of Texas Pr: 1996

Our Product Number: 606122

ISBN: 1556225024

Condition: Near Fine


267 pages. Contains over one hundred descriptions of the Battle of the Alamo by people who were witnesses or who claimed to have witnessed the event. These accounts are the basis for all of the histories, traditions, myths, and legends of this famous battle. Many are conflicting, some are highly suspect as to authenticity, but all are intriguing. View more info