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Precursors of Nelson: British Admirals of the Eighteenth Century
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Precursors of Nelson: British Admirals of the Eighteenth Century

By Le Fevre, Peter (editors) & Richard Harding.

Mechanicsburg PA: Stackpole, 2000. 1st Am. ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 436 pages. Biographies of British admirals preceeding Nelson help illuminate the ways they laid the foundations for his success. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Item #: E1002.

$12.50

Maligned General: A Biography of Thomas S. Jesup
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Maligned General: A Biography of Thomas S. Jesup

By Kieffer, Chester L.

San Rafael CA: Presidio Press, 1979. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/VG. 376 pages. After serving in the War of 1812, and playing an important role in the development of the U.S. Army in its formative years, Jesup became a pawn in political conflict between Whigs and Democrats. Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked book. Dustjacket has minor scuffing at corners and spine ends and a quarter-inch tear at lower back. Item #: E1008.

$8.00

Memoirs of an Amateur Spy: The Story of the First OSS Spy in the Cold War with the Russians (SIGNED)
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Memoirs of an Amateur Spy: The Story of the First OSS Spy in the Cold War with the Russians (SIGNED)

By Isaacson, Irving.

Cushing, ME: Stones Point Press, 2001. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/VG. 396 pages. Wonderfully readable biography involving the beginning of post-war espionage in Eastern Europe. Signed on half-title page by the author. B/w photos. Blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles front and spine. Red, white, and blue dustjacket with gilt decoration. Fine/VG. Book has no wear or marks. Dustjacket has krinkles at spine top, scuffs on two corners. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E0927.

$111.50

Authentic Nelson
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Authentic Nelson

By Prentice, Rina.

London: National Maritime Museum, 2005. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 192 pages. Investigates the dispersal of Nelson's possessions and traces their regrouping into public and private collections. The second half of the book is a catalogue of the surviving objects once owned by Nelson. Hundreds of color photos. Index. Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks on book. Dustjacket has slightest scuffing on lower corners. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E0932.

$14.50

A Call to the Sea: Captain Charles Stewart of the USS Constitutio
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A Call to the Sea: Captain Charles Stewart of the USS Constitutio

By Berube, Claude & John Rodgaard.

Washington D.C.: Potomac Books, 2005. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 301 pages. Biography of one of the founders of the U.S. Navy's fighting tradition. Signed with a personal note by Rodgaard. Includes other correspondence with the original owner. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, small mark on edge. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E0876.

$13.00

Throwing Heat: The Autobiography of Nolan Ryan
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Throwing Heat: The Autobiography of Nolan Ryan

By Ryan, Nolan & Harvey Frommer.

New York: Doubleday, 1988. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 236 pages. Autobiography of the greatest power pitcher in the history of baseball. Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. Item #: E0830.

$8.95

Unbroken: An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive (Adapted for Young Adults)
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Unbroken: An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive (Adapted for Young Adults)

By Hillenbrand, Laura.

New York: Delacorte Press, 2014. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 307 pages. Adapted for young readers by the author from her best-seller. Illustrated with more than a hundred b/w photos. Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. Item #: E0811.

$9.00

Flak Bait: Eight Decades Dodging Flak as a Bombadier, FBI Agent, Trial Lawyer, and Texas Maverick
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Flak Bait: Eight Decades Dodging Flak as a Bombadier, FBI Agent, Trial Lawyer, and Texas Maverick

By Simpson, James P.

Waco, TX: Eakin Press, 2007. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/VG. 188 pages. Simpson spent his life defending the U.S., in the sky against Germany in WW II, against organized crime in Chicago and Galveston, and against everyday attacks on the Constitution at the local school board and courthouse. Signed by the author to the owner on the front endpaper. Near Fine/VG. Book as new, dustjacket has minor indication of use. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E0863.

$36.00

Meet Abraham Lincoln: Profiles of the Prairie President
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Meet Abraham Lincoln: Profiles of the Prairie President

By Sumner, G. Lynn.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 78 pages. Small book in dark red cloth-covered boards with gilt titles. VG/No Jacket. Tight, square, owner name small inside front cover. Item #: E0812.

$7.50

Juan Davis Bradburn: A Reappraisal of the Mexican Commander of Anahuac
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Juan Davis Bradburn: A Reappraisal of the Mexican Commander of Anahuac

By Henson, Margaret Swett.

College Station: Texas A & M, 2011. Reprint. . Paperback. New/Wraps. 159 pages. Background in politics and events which led to the Texas Revolution of 1836. Bibliography and index. New/Wraps. New book. Item #: E0711.

$9.50

Remember That Ol' Horse? (SIGNED)
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Remember That Ol' Horse? (SIGNED)

By Westmoreland, Ron.

College Station: Texas A & M, 1990. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 114 pages. True stories of a life riding, roping, and trading horses. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author. Number 34 of the Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University. Fine/Fine. No wear. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E0809.

$23.50

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years (volume 1 and volume 2)
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years (volume 1 and volume 2)

By Sandburg, Carl.

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1926. Reprint. . Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 962 pages. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on spine. Two volume set. 'A. Lincoln' blind-stamped on front covers in the manner he carved the letters in his axe-handle. Copyright 1926, this being a 1945 printing. B/w photos & drawings, indexed. VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. No wear. Edges lightly tanned. A handsome set.jackets. Item #: E0806.

$37.50

Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir

By Cracknell, Ruth.

New York: Penguin Books, 1999. Reprint. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 309 pages. Biography of Australia's first lady of theatre, film, and television. Near Fine/Wraps. Crisp, tight, unmarked. No wear, top edge tanned. Item #: B8194.

$10.00

Taming Texas: Captain william T. Sadler's Lone Star Service

By Moore, Stephen L.

College Station: State House Press, 2000. 1st ed. . Hardcover. New/New. 387 pages. A leading pioneer of nineteenth-century Texas, farmer, fought at San Jacinto, Cordova Rebellion, battled Cherokees, in the Congress of the Republic and the State, and served in Terrell's Texas Cavalry in the Civil War. New/New. New book in publisher's shrinkwrap. Item #: 21075.

$38.00

District Judges of Refugio County (SIGNED)

By Huson, Hobart.

Refugio, Texas: Refugio Timely Remarks, 1941. Limited ed. . Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 115 pages. Special limited edition published for subscribers to Judges' Portrait Fund. List of subscribers to the fund for placing portraits of the jurists in the district court room in Refugio. Several incidents in Texas history described, lists of clerks and attorneys, followed by biographical essays on the nineteen judges up to, and including the sitting jurist in 1940. Signed on the title page by the author. Gilt title on front bright, dull on spine. VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Corners little rubbed, spine mottled. Edges foxed. Item #: B9646.

$875.50

Deep Creek Merchant: The Story of William Henry 'Pete' Snyder, 1836-1916

By Anderson, Charles G.

Snyder, Texas: Snyder Publishing, 1984. Limited ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 240 pages. Special Centennial Edition signed by the author and numbered 478. Light brown leather cover with circular portrait and bright gilt titles. Biography with lots of North Texas county history. Map endpapers, different front and rear. Illustrated with drawings by Lu Bright and b/w photos. Publication sponsored by Scurry County Historical Commission, Snyder, Texas. Indexed. Near Fine/No Jacket. Bright, clean, and tight. Top corners lightly bumped. Item #: B8226.

$39.00

The Harness Maker's Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas
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The Harness Maker's Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas

By Kotz, Nick.

Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2013. Hardcover. Good+/Good+. 337 pages. History comes alive in the story Kotz has written of his immigrant grandfather, who became an eminent business man and rancher in San Antonio and Bexar county. Good+/Good+. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper. Top edge of front board has a bruise, which also effects the dustjacket. Item #: E0774.

$9.00

Machiavelli: A Biography
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Machiavelli: A Biography

By Unger, Miles J.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 400 pages. Biography of Niccolo Maciavelli, author and the father of political science during the Italian Renaissance. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, unmarked. Item #: E0790.

$7.00

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca: The Great Pedestrian of North and South America
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Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca: The Great Pedestrian of North and South America

By Chipman, Donald E..

Denton, TX: Texas State Historical, 2012. Paperback. VG. 69 pages. Biography of Cadeza de Vaca and the story of his eight-year trek across from the Carribean islands, to Florida, Texas & what is now the American Southwest before arriving in Mexico City. If that weren't enough, he would later undertake a four-year journey to South America. B/w maps & illustrations, notes, index. VG. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, bruised at bottom of spine. Item #: E0761.

$6.50

Marguerite Clark: America's Darling of Broadway and the Silent Screen
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Marguerite Clark: America's Darling of Broadway and the Silent Screen

By Nunn, Curtis.

Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1981. 1st ed. [Stated].. Paperback. VG/Wraps. 189 pages. Biography of early stage and screen actress. Endnotes, bibliography, and filmography. Sepia-tone photos throughout. VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, atmospheric color change on exposed edges of cover. Item #: E0773.

$14.00

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