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image of The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson: Texas Society Marriage & Carolina Murder Scandal

The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson: Texas Society Marriage & Carolina Murder Scandal

by Dorn, T. Felder.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9781467139663
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$19.50

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Charleston SC: History Press, 2018. 1st ed. [Stated].. Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 222 pages. Biography of Texas socialite, suffragist, and killer. Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Item #: E3467.
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image of Calamity: The Many Lives of Calamity Jane

Calamity: The Many Lives of Calamity Jane

by Jones, Karen R.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780300212808
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$19.50

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New Haven: Yale Univ., 2020. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 303 pages. Biography describes the life and myth of an icon of the American West. Light grey dustjacket with black and orange images on front, black title on spine. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E3470.
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I'll Gather My Geese (SIGNED)

by Stillwell, Hallie Crawford.

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780890964781
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$17.50

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College Station: Texas A & M, 1995. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 153 pages. Ranching and family life in the Big Bend of Texas in the first quarter of the twentieth century. Signed by the author and by her daughter. Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt title on the spine. Tan dustjacket with white titles and family photo on front.… Read more
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image of Kazimir Malevich: The Climax of Disclosure

Kazimir Malevich: The Climax of Disclosure

by Crone, Rainer & David Moos.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780226120935
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$17.00

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Chicago: Univ. Chicago, 1991. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/VG. 230 pages. Biography of the artist discusses the relationship between his work and other contemporary cultural revolutions. Color plates and b/w illustrations throughout. Endnotes, bibliography, and index. Black cloth-covered boards with white title on spine. Black dustjacket white title on spine, colorful painting on front and rear. Near… Read more
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The Emma Gees

by McBride, H.W.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780935856149
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$13.45

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Mount Ida AR: Lancer Militaria, 2003. Reprint. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 224 pages. Written by the author of A Rifleman Went to War, this is a detailed account of his service with the Machine Gun (EmmaGees) section of his battalion, 21st Bn, CEF. Red softcover with black gunner and white titleblock on front. Twenty-one b/w illustrations. Near Fine/Wraps.… Read more
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image of Papa: An Intimate Biography of Mark Twain by His Thirteen-Year Old Daughter Susy

Papa: An Intimate Biography of Mark Twain by His Thirteen-Year Old Daughter Susy

by Neider editor, Charles.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780385232456
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$13.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1985. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/VG. 236 pages. Stated first printing, in blue and grey binding with grey pictorial dustjacket. Near Fine/VG. Tight book has no wear, no marks. Price-clipped dustjacket has light scuffing at the fold edges and a smal round discoloration near lower edge of front. Item #: E3441.
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image of The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid: Classics of the Old West

The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid: Classics of the Old West

by Garrett, Pat.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780809435791
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$25.50

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Alexandria: Time-Life Books, 1980. Reprint. . LeatherBound. Fine/No Jacket. 137 pages. Facsimile of the 1882 edition in brown leather with longhorn embossing and gilt titles on front and spine. All edges gilt and ribbon marker. Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. Item #: E3438.
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Houdini: The Elusive American

by Begley, Adam.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780300230796
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$14.00

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New Haven: Yale Univ., 2020. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 216 pages. The life of a Hungarian immigrant, who became an American icon as a performer. His story is strangely pertinent to th fakery, fraudulence, and self-promotion dominating the news today. Fine/Near Fine. Book has no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has minor handling wear. Item #: E3397.
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image of Ed F. Kruse of Blue Bell Creameries

Ed F. Kruse of Blue Bell Creameries

by MacInerney, Dorothy McLeod.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9781623493639
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$23.45

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College Station: Texas A & M, 2016. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 189 pages. Life story of the man who has been the force behind the success of the Blue Bell brand. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E3383.
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image of John Quincy Adams and The Union

John Quincy Adams and The Union

by Bemis, Samuel Flagg.

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Published
1956
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
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$47.50

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New York: Knopf, 1956. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/VG. 565 pages. Author's second book on Adams. This covers election as sixth U.S. president, defeat by Andrew Jackson, and service in the House of Representatives, where he died on the floor of the House while protesting decoration of generals who won the War with Mexico. Dark blue cloth-covered… Read more
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image of churchill's Phoney War: A Study in Folly and Frustration

churchill's Phoney War: A Study in Folly and Frustration

by Clews, Graham T.

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Published
2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9781682472798
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$30.50

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Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2019. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 339 pages. Analysis of the decision-making process in the early months of World War II, and Churchill's involvement in it. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E3392.
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image of Hamilton Fish: The Inner History of the Grant Administration Volume One and Volume Two

Hamilton Fish: The Inner History of the Grant Administration Volume One and Volume Two

by Nevins, Allan.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised ed.
Item Price
$112.50

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New York: Frederick Ungar Publishi, 1967. Revised ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/VG. 932 pages. Biography of the man who served as Secretary of State in the Grant administration. Two volumes, second printing of the revised edition. Index. Wine-red cloth-covered boards, gilt decoration and title in black box on spine. Dustjackets have red, blue, and black banded design, with… Read more
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$112.50
image of Marion T. Brown: Letters from Fort Sill 1886-1887

Marion T. Brown: Letters from Fort Sill 1886-1887

by King, editor, C. Richard.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed.
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$24.50

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Austin: Encino Press, 1970. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine. 80 pages. Daughter of John Henry Brown, Texas historian and mayor of Dallas at that time, visited Fort Sill for three months and wrote home of her experiances there. Interesting stories of daily life at a frontier post, edited by King. Book designed by William Wittliff. Light green paper-covered… Read more
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image of J. Frank Dobie: The Makings of an Ample Mind (SIGNED)

J. Frank Dobie: The Makings of an Ample Mind (SIGNED)

by Tinkle, Lon.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1968
Condition
Very Fine
Edition
Limited ed.
Item Price
$40.50

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Austin: Encino Press, 1968. Limited ed. . Hardcover. Very Fine/No Jacket. 57 pages. Biography of Dobie's literary life. Signed by the author and numbered 705 of 850 copies. Encludes errata sheet signed by William D. Wittliff, designer and publisher of the book. Pages unopened on foredge. Grey paper-covered boards with paisano image on front and black cloth spine… Read more
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image of The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Woman Question

The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Woman Question

by Brandon, Ruth.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780393308112
Item Price
$14.00

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New York: Norton, 1990. 1st ed. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 294 pages. Account of five late-Victorian couples who flaunted more freedom in public than they practiced privatly. Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. Item #: E3247.
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image of Big Falling Snow: A Tewa-Hopi Indian's Life and Times and the History and Traditions of His People

Big Falling Snow: A Tewa-Hopi Indian's Life and Times and the History and Traditions of His People

by Yava, Albert.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1992
Condition
VG
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780826306241
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$11.50

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Albuquerque: Univ. New Mexico, 1992. Reprint. . Paperback. VG/Wraps. 178 pages. Edited and annotated by Harold Courlander. B/w photos, end notes, bibliography, and index. VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease, sticker ghost on front. Small remainder mark on bottom. Item #: E3236.
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Tapadero - The Making of a Cowboy

by Lewis, Willie Newbury.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780292780019
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$62.00

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Austin: U.T. Press, 1972. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 189 pages. Story of a Maryland youth who came to the Texas Panhandle in the 1880s at the age of 14 and proceeded to become a fine cattleman. Also is a history of the development of the big ranches in the Panhandle. Russet cloth-covered boards, title in a black… Read more
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Men Without Countries: Three Adventures of the Early Southwest

by Weems, John Edward.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
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$15.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1969. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 272 pages. Lives of three adventurers on the frontier; James Wilkinson, Philip Nolan, and Peter Ellis Bean. First printing and now out of print. Map endpapers, bibliography. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Item #: E3225.
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image of Moses Austin: His Life (SIGNED)

Moses Austin: His Life (SIGNED)

by Gracy II, David B.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1987
Condition
X-Lib NF
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780911536843
Item Price
$29.00

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San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1987. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. X-Lib NF/Fine. 303 pages. Austin planned to bring colonists to Texas, but died and passed the job to his son Stephen F. Austin who became known to history as the Father of Texas. Notes, bibliography, and index. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Blue dustjacket with… Read more
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image of Memoirs of a Texas Pioneer Grandmother (Was Grossmutter Erzaehlt) 1805-1915 (SIGNED)

Memoirs of a Texas Pioneer Grandmother (Was Grossmutter Erzaehlt) 1805-1915 (SIGNED)

by Goeth, Ottille Fuchs & Irma Goethe Guenther (Transl).

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd ed.
ISBN
9780890153413
Item Price
$126.00

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Burnet, TX: Eakin Press, 1982. 2nd ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 260 pages. 2nd edition, being a translation with revisions and additions to the 1915 German language original. Much on life in the Texas Hill Country west of Austin in Burnet & Blanco counties and Cypress Mill. B/w photos, biblio, index. Green cloth-covered boards with gilt title… Read more
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