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HISTORY OF MISSION VALLEY COMMUNITY - Now Part of New Braunfels, Texas

By Rahe, Alton J.

San Antonio : Historical Publishing Network, 2007. First Edition. FINE IN FINE DJ. 188pp., index, list of students at Mission Valley Schools with parents and spouse, maps, 122 photographs, many historic, 4to glossy blue boards. Very detailed on the schools early family memoirs like Wilhelm Adams, George Lacy, Heinrich Adams Family, roads, cemetery, social clubs, Shooting Club, Slumber Falls, genealogies of 32 chosen families and a map of early home sites in this Comal County community.

$35.00

HISTORY OF HOWARD COUNTY 1882-1982

By Editors

n.p.: Howard County Historical Comission, 1982. First Edition. VERY GOOD. Brown embossed leatherette, gilt spine titles, 100 year decoration to upper board, 592 pp., color photo endpapers, photos, index. Family histories from pp. 183-470. Crease in spine and light wear at head and heel. Clean tight no names, no writing. West Texas county history with information on ranching, early pioneers, genealogy, towns,

$60.00

HISTORIC HARRISON COUNTY As Preserved Through Official Texas Historical Markers

By Little, Carol Morris

Longview, Texas: Author, 1984. First Edition. VERY GOOD. SIGNED and numbered 86 of 500 by the author also signed and presented to former owner. 228pp., map, sepia photographs, footnotes arranged by building, 26 buildings receive full historical coverage, many others with historical markers. 4to brown wraps.

$90.00

A TIME TO PURPOSE - Chronicle of Carson County Volume I, II (of a IV volume set)

By Randel, Mrs. Ralph E. edited by and the Carson County Historical Survey Committee

Pioneer, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. Illus. by Floyd E. Scott, 336, 376pp., photographs (plus illus.) 4to light blue cloth, gilt titles. Volume one covers area local history, pioneers, businesses, towns, schools, etc. and volume II covers many family histories and genealogies.

$85.00

TEXAS TRAILBLAZERS - San Augustine Pioneers

By Noble, Jr., Harry P.

Lufkin, TX: Best of East Texax, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE/fine. SIGNED with author presentation. Photographs, 296pp., index to names, resources, dj in archival mylar cover. Biographies of San Augustine County pioneers and early settlers including John Cartwright, , John G. Berry, William G. Anderson, Samuel Davis, Oscar Fitzallen, William W. Holman, Milton Irish, Samuel G. Jewett, Alfred Polk, John Mason Rankin, Bernard Reilly and many others.

$50.00

NINTH ANNUAL COMAL COUNTY FAIR - New Braunfles, Texas

By Editors

1931. First Edition. FAIR . 96pp., photos. Photographic wraps, water damage.

$20.00

DEAF SMITH COUNTY - The Land and Its People - 1876 - 1981

By Editors

N.p.: Deaf Smith Historical Society, 1982. First Edition. FINE. Map endpapers, 100s of photographs, 652pp., index. 4to maroon leatherette, blank embossed titles and State of Texas on upper board. Includes family genealogy and histories, ranches including XIT, churches, family life of pioneers, early settlers, clubs, libraries, towns and communities, early houses, memorial tributes

$130.00

KINNEY COUNTY - 125 YEARS OF GROWTH: 1852 - 1977.

By Kinney County Historical Commission

Brackettville: Kinney County Historical Commission, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE. SIGNED by Else Sauer with presentation. Maps, historic photographs, family port., 159pp., index, + an additional 48pp. reprint of 1907 complete bookletKINNEY COUNTY: Bracketville, Spofford, Ft. Clark by Charles Kartes, plus advertisements. 4to pictorial white and beige leatherette. Else Sauer Chairman, includes Beales Colony, Gen. Robert E. Lee's headquarters, descendants of James Burn Ballantyne, Windus Family Tree, and Veltmann Family, Hernddon Ranch and many other families and ranch histories. The Rio Grande Colony by C.C. Rister, onyx mines, Los Moras Stage Line, Los Moras Springs, schools, churches, list of graduates from Brackettville H.S. 1886-1976, businesses, The Black Watch of Texas almost forgotten, these Seminole Negro Indian Scouts are living in peace on the border, quaint feast and burial rites still observed- by Mary Louise Thompson.

$90.00

ALL OUR YESTERDAYS A Brief History of Chappell Hill (Texas)

By Winfield, Mr. & Mrs. Nath, Compiled by

Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1986. Sesquicentennial Edition. FINE IN FINE DJ. 44pp., index, appendix, photographs The parallel between Chappell Hill and the neighboring Washington County town of Independence is rather remarkable. Both were founded under similar circumstances within a few years of each other. The history of Independence has often been told and well documented, but that of Chappell Hill has not been sufficiently recorded, this publication will help correct that.

$15.00

MERKEL AREA HISTORY

By Gill, Pat & Larry

Merkel, Texas: Windmill City, 2002. First Edition. FINE. 592pp., 100s photographs & family histories, index to names, six appendices, 4to decorative embossed blue leatherette Located in Taylor county the areas early history is covered with much on the pioneer families and early settlers and newcomers thru the 21st c.

$90.00

HISTORIC ARCHITECTURAL RESOURCES OF THE PALO DURO RESERVOIR HANSFORD COUNTY, TEXAS

By Freeman, Martha, robert Steinbomer and Joe Freeman

Austin: RioGroup Architects and Planners, 1990. First Edition. FINE. 186pp., photos, drawings, plans, elevations, maps, typescript, appendices, eferences, 4to printed grey wraps. Prepared for the Palo Duro River Authority. Essays on sheep and cattle raising, open range ranching 1870-1905 and closed range ranching 1905-1945 in the project area and much of interest to Hansford County architecture and historic sites.

$45.00

HISTORY OF ROCKWALL COUNTY 1842 - 1968

By Steger, Sr., O.L.

Rockwall, Texas: Rockwall County Historical Foundation, 1999. Reprint. FINE. Reproduction of the original 1969 edition without changes. 364pp., photographs. Gilt titles on green cloth.

$75.00

VICTORIA COUNTY - Souvenir of the Visit of French and Canadian Missions, Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Death of Sieur de La Salle (Rene Robert Cavelier 1643-1687)
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VICTORIA COUNTY - Souvenir of the Visit of French and Canadian Missions, Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Death of Sieur de La Salle (Rene Robert Cavelier 1643-1687)

By Editor

Victoria, Texas: Chamber of Commerce, 1937. First Edition. 8pg. folio printed photographic white wraps with ribbon tie, lower wrap taped and otherwise very good; together with illustrated red/green sheet of proposed Christmas stamp for U.S. postage designed by Postmaster Leopold Morris of Victoria, Texas- "Washington Crossing the Delaware"; and silk banner "Victoria County" images of De Vaca, De Leon's Brand and La Salle, "Where the History of Texas Began." Last two items in fine condition. Three items.

$50.00

FOOTPRINTS ON THE JAMES

By Richardson, James Wilburn, Compiled by

Bountiful, Utah: Family History Publishers, 1994. First Edition. FINE. 323pp., index of names. 4to blue leatherette with gilt titles and pictorial on upper board. Presentation inside front cover from the author's wife. History and genealogy of the Meadows and Pemberton families with much on Texas, General American Oil Co. of Texas, Ransom Meadows at Matagorda, Wharton and Bay City. Includes A Meadows Life on the Texas Frontier or Tales of the Bear Camp Country, (and Old Hasima) the area between Caney Creek and The Brazos River, part of Moses Austin's first grant from the government of Mexico. Author's grandfather bought a place north of Hasima in 1910. Cemetery information. An interesting and rare contribution to Gulf Coast history.

$175.00

HASKELL COUNTY AND ITS PIONEERS

By Felker, Rex

Quanah, Texas: The Haskell Bicentennial Committee, 1975. First Edition. FINE. 323pp., photographs, 4to black fabricoid, gilt spine titles, no names. Includes Haskell City history, county officials, Swenson ranches, fire dept., Women's Club, trap shooting,Cliff, Rochester, and Rule Communites, churches, individual early day memories and recollections, and family histories.

$200.00

FOOTPRINTS ACROSS SCURRY COUNTY - 1884 - 1984

By Editors

Lubbock: Scurry County Book Committee, 1984. First Edition. VERY GOOD. Photographic endpapers, photographs, index, 580pp., limited edition number 460, 4to cloth backed boards, gilt titles, color pictorial cover. Edge of boards minor rub, previous owner's name otherwise fine bright clean copy. Includes town of Snyder, list of brands and their owners, Pyron Cemetery, schools, churches, Santa Fe RR, family histories, buffalo hunters, early cattlemen, etc.

$200.00

TEXAS TRILOGY - Life in a Small Texas Town
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TEXAS TRILOGY - Life in a Small Texas Town

By Hillis, Craig

Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. First Edition. SIGNED by the author, the photographer Bruce F. Jordan and musician Steven Fromholz whose cd is inside pocket on lower board, digitally remastered from Fromholz's 1969 recording. Oblong 4to b/w photographic boards, red enamel endpapers, no names, 178pp., over one hundred beautiful photographs, map History of Bosque County Texas with background to its beginnings and some family histories. Steven Fromholz's cd is titled Texas Trilogy and is the story of what it was like growing up in Kopperl.

$50.00

HANSFORD COUNTY TEXAS - 1876 - 1979
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HANSFORD COUNTY TEXAS - 1876 - 1979

By Editors

Spearman, Texas: Hansford County Historical Commission, 1979. First Edition. VERY GOOD. 496pp., 100s of photographs, 4to cream leatherette, black titles, decorative pictorial inside barb-wire border on upper board, crease in spine, edge rubbed, no names. Historical information, family histories, memorials, churches, organizations, businesses, special features.

$60.00

CIVIL WAR RECORDS OF CHEROKEE COUNTY, TEXAS Volume I and II

By Huttash, Ogreta

Jackonville, Texas, 1985. Second Edition. VERY GOOD. 93pp., index to names, 4to printed wraps. Together with Civil War Records of Cherokee County, Texas Volume II Pensions, 1989, 115pp.

$80.00

ANDREWS COUNTY HISTORY 1876 - 1978
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ANDREWS COUNTY HISTORY 1876 - 1978

By Editors

Andrews, Texas: Andrews County Heritage Committee, 1978. First Edition. VERY GOOD. Photographic endpapers, 488pp., index of names, 100s of photographs, double page map of county's ranches as of 1978, 4to brown leatherette, large gilt embossed cowboy pictorial on upper board, gilt spine titles, crease in spine, no names otherwise fine bright copy. History of Bullhead Ranch, C(Chicago) Ranch, Tom Ranch, Games Little Ranch, Irwin Ranch, Crews Ranch, Parker Ranches, Ratliff an Bedford Ranch,Scharbauer Cattle Co., University lands and oil and gas, family histories,etc.

$75.00

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