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AT THE EDGE OF THE SKY - Asian Art in the Collection of the San Antonio Museum of Art

By Blackwelder, Martha and John E. Vollmer

San Antonio : SAMA, 2006. First Edition. GOOD. EX-LIBRARY WITHDRAWN stamp. 180pp., 73 color images with historical essays. DJ fixed to boards ow a fine bright like new copy. Published for the opening of the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Asian Art Win in 2005, with 15,000 square feet of galleries. Includes China, Japan and Korea, and Southeast Asia, the Himalayas, and the Tibetan Plateau. A good research copy having only been read once.

$15.00

SAN ANTONIO THEN AND NOW
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SAN ANTONIO THEN AND NOW

By Allen, Paula

San Diego: Thunder Bay, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE. 144pp., index, folio, green endpapers, b/w photographic boards. 68 historic buildings shown in photographs opposite modern color view of the same buildiing or location with historic text. Including Alamo Iron Works, Fairmount Hotel, Ruiz House built in 1745, International and Great Northern Railroad, Santa Rosa Infirmary, The Argyle, Gutzon Borglum Studio, Lambermont, Old Market House, Clifford Building

$20.00

PLACE NAMES OF SAN ANTONIO - plus Bexar and Surrounding Counties
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PLACE NAMES OF SAN ANTONIO - plus Bexar and Surrounding Counties

By [SAN ANTONIO]. Green, David P.

San Antonio : Maverick, 2002. First Edition. Soft Cover. FINE. 141pp., index, bibliography, photographic portraits. Glossy wraps. Looks new.

$30.00

TEXANS IN REVOLT - The Battle for San Antonio, 1835

By Barr, Alwyn

Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990. Paperback. FINE. 94pp., index, bibliography, notes, 5 maps, 12 photographs. Black and blue photographic wraps. Author completely maps the battle for Bexar campaign in the fall of 1835 for the first time. Almost all the big names of the Texas Revolution played some part in the San Antonio siege and details the contributions of black Texans, such as Hendrick Arnold and Greenberry Logan. It was the longest campaign of the Texas Revolution and the only significant Texan victory apart from San Jacinto. Definitive account of an important but overlooked episode in Texas history.

$20.00

ALAMO HEIGHTS GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 1922 - 1972

By Krause, Cathe editor

San Antonio : City of Alamo Heights, 1972. First Edition. Paperback. VERY GOOD. 64pp., photographs, map, essay by T. R. Fehrenbach, stapled, 4to two color pictorial grey wraps, ink san antonio written in margin of upper wrap Includes, houses, famililes, events, early residents, schools, businesses, civic organizations, city government and chruches.

$40.00

THE BUILDING ARTS OF SOUTH TEXAS - Stories of Endangered Buiilding Arts & the Craftsmen Who Keep Them Alive

By Hendricks, Barbara Dean

San Antonio : Franklin Scribes, 2015. First Edition. FINE. 474pp., photos, appendix. Black/white printed wraps. Lost art in restoration of San Antonio area buildings that includes the work of Johannes Scholze, Cisi Jary & Daughters, Thomas Michael Battersby, Carlos Cortes, Othon Garces, Curtis Hunt & Family, Kurt Pankratz, Richard De Filippo & Family, Joh Hall, Manlio & Adrian Cavallini & Sons. Some participated in oral histories also included here.

$40.00

HIDDEN TREASURES SAN ANTONIO

By Dyer, John

San Antonio : HEB, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE.. 1909 map of San Antonio on endpapers, 160pp., full color photographs with descriptive text, oblong quarto glossy color boards. Scarce. Sponsored by HEB Grocery.

$75.00

PLACE NAMES OF SAN ANTONIO - plus Bexar and Surrounding Counties
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PLACE NAMES OF SAN ANTONIO - plus Bexar and Surrounding Counties

By [SAN ANTONIO]. Green, David P.

San Antonio : Maverick, 2002. 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. FINE. SIGNED. 141pp., index, bibliography, photographic portraits. Glossy wraps.

$35.00

SAN ANTONIO DE BEXAR.
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SAN ANTONIO DE BEXAR.

By Teja, Jesus F. de la

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996. First paperback. Paperback. GOOD. Author's signed presentation on half-title page, 20 halftones, maps, 224pp., index, notes, biblio. Underlining on first 47pp.

$15.00

THE SILVER CRADLE.

By Waugh, Julia Nott.

Austin: University of Texas Press, 1955. First Edition. VERY GOOD/Good. SIGNED with author's presentation to her editor Frank Wardlaw. 160pp., dj price unclipped is age-toned. Story of the Chapel of Miracles and traditions of the Mexican-American people of San Antonio.

$20.00

SAN ANTONIO, A HISTORICAL AND PICTORIAL GUIDE.

By Ramsdell, Charles. SIGNED

Austin: University of Texas Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE/very good. 308pp., index, photos, dj very good in mylar cover. Ramsdell used primary source material, clearing away the accumulation of errors surrounding many of the towns historical sites

$12.00

CITY OF MYSTERY AND ROMANCE 15 True Stories From San Antonio's Past

By [SAN ANTONIO]. Bowser, David

1993. Soft Cover. FINE.. SIGNED presentation from author with signed letter laid-in. 41pp., photos, 4to photographic white wraps. Articles, Photos and maps not in other editions include full pages of Emma Tenayuca, c.1939, Santleben's stage coach leaving for Monterrey from the corner of Laredo and Commerce Streets, 1866, map of The Eagle Pass Border Country. Interesting events include Salado Creek battlefied and site of the Dawson Massacre.

$25.00

AROUND SAN ANTONIO (Images of America Series)

By Newton, Pauline T.

Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia, 1999. First Edition. Soft Cover. FINE.. 127pp., photos from the 1900s until the early 1960s. Includes historic photos of Alamo Heights first jazz band and many Alamo Heights early schools, Brownie Troop 52 and old busineeses on Broadway. Includes photos of the H. W. Lewis Ranch located in Leaky.

$15.00

THE HARNESS MAKER'S DREAM - Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas

By Kotz, Nick

Fort Worth: TCU, 2013. First Edition. FINE IN FINE DJ. Family tree end sheets, historic photographs,357pp., index. notes, bibliography Author was an investigative reporter for the Washington Post and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in his six previous books. From 1890 Russia to America tells the true story of a young immigrant and his family building a legendary farm and ranch supply business the largest in the Southwest as well as an innovative cattle ranch in nerby Medina county that helped develop modern Texas.

$25.00

THE STORY OF THE SAN ANTONIO RIVER

By Noonan-Guerra, Mary Ann

San Antonio River Authority, 1978. First Edition. Soft Cover. FINE.. 68pp., bibliography, photos, 4to wraps, illustrted with Robert Onderdonk color painting.

$15.00

RIVER SPECTACULAR - Light, Sound, Color & Craft On the San Antonio River

By Atwell, Wendy Weil

San Antonio : Maverick, 2010. First Edition. Soft Cover. FINE.. Includes CD inside lower wrap as issued. Folio color photographic French-fold wraps. 50pp., list of artists with biographies Published by the San Antonio River Foundation. Display of public art along the newest expansion of the River Walk.

$20.00

THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF THE MENGER HOTEL

By [SAN ANTONIO]. Williams, Docia Schultz

Plano: Republic of Texas Press, 2000. First Edition. Soft Cover. FINE.. 295pp., index, sources, photos. Residents, menus, famous dishes, Richard King, Teddy Roosevelt Bar, Militia Balls, the Menger Years, the Kampmann Years, the Moody Years, history of the famous hotel on Alamo Plaza.

$10.00

THE BUSINESSES THAT BUILT SAN ANTONIO.

By Odom, Marianne & Gaylon F. Young.

Living Legacies, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE . 192pp., bib., many historic photos, 4to. Lacks dj. Includes Lucchese Boot Company

$20.00

A PLACE IN TIME: A PICTORIAL VIEW OF SAN ANTONIO'S PAST.

By McLemore, David.

San Antonio: Express News, 1980. First Edition. Soft Cover. VERY GOOD. . 146 photos, 4to color wraps.

$15.00

Route of Cabea de Vaca III B

By Coopwood, Bethel

Austin: TSHA, 1900. First Edition. Paperback. Good. Volume iv, July, No. 1. 1-69pp. Lower wrap detached, text uncut. Other essays include A Retrospect of San Antonio by Mrs. Emily B. Cooley and Reminiscences of Judge Edwin Waller.

$35.00

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