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King Ranch: 100 Years of Ranching 1853-1953
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King Ranch: 100 Years of Ranching 1853-1953

By Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

Corpus Christi: Caller-Times, 1953. 1st ed. . Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 143 pages. History of the King and Kleberg families, and the ranching empire they created in South Texas. B/w photos of family members and others who have played important roles in the growth of the enterprise. All material contained in the book was originally issued as a special edition of the newspaper. Tan cloth-covered boards with brown title and Santa Gertrudis bull on front. VG/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm. Corners square. Scattered dirt and soiling on exterior. Owner name inside front board. Item #: E1729.

$33.50

Captain Blas Maria De La Garza Falcon: Colonizer of South Texas (SIGNED)
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Captain Blas Maria De La Garza Falcon: Colonizer of South Texas (SIGNED)

By Garcia, Clotilde P.

Corpus Christi: Grunwald Printing Compan, 1988. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 78 pages. The author tells of accomplishments of Captain Falcon and his family as explorers, pioneers, and colonists in the settlement of South Texas. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author on the titlepage. Frontis portrait of Captain Falcon on horseback is by Jose Cisneros. Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Enclosed newspaper clipping has stained the front endpapers. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1725.

$66.50

My Master - The Inside Story of Sam Houston & His Times
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My Master - The Inside Story of Sam Houston & His Times

By Hamilton, Jeff & Hunt, Lenoir.

Dallas: Manfred, Van Nort & Co., 1940. 1st ed. . Hardcover. VG/Poor. 141 pages. Jeff Hamilton's account of his life as Sam Houston's former slave as told to Lenoir Hunt. Jeff was just thirteen in 1853, when he was sold for $450 to pay off the debt on two barrels of whiskey. He goes on to tell of life in the Houston household, the political elections, & Sam Houston's dream of a Southern Empire. Hamilton was 100 years old at the time of his narrative. Signed by Hunt, numbered 451. Dark red cloth-covered boards with silver titles and decorations. Front and front flap of dustjacket included. VG/Poor. Solid hinges and binding, square corners. Foredge has soil spots. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1675.

$151.00

My Master - The Inside Story of Sam Houston & His Times by His Former Slave (Limited Edition in Slipcase)
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My Master - The Inside Story of Sam Houston & His Times by His Former Slave (Limited Edition in Slipcase)

By Hamilton, Jeff & Hunt, Lenoir.

Austin: State House Press, 1992. Limited ed. . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 147 pages. Jeff Hamilton's account of his life as Sam Houston's former slave as told to Lenoir Hunt. Jeff was just thirteen in 1853, when he was sold for $450 to pay off the debt on two barrels of whiskey. He goes on to tell of life in the Houston household, the political elections, & Sam Houston's dream of a Southern Empire. Hamilton was 100 years old at the time of his narrative. Additional material in this edition includes an index. Limited edition number 22/50 in cream linen slipcase. Cream linen-covered boards, dark red leather spine with Fine/No Jacket. No indication of use or handling on book or slipcase. Item #: E1676.

$91.50

The View from the Chinaberry Tree: Coming of Age in Winfield, Tex (SIGNED)
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The View from the Chinaberry Tree: Coming of Age in Winfield, Tex (SIGNED)

By Shafer, Charles.

Mt.Vernon, Texas: NeT Publishing, 1996. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 164 pages. Stories of childhood in East Texas in the 1940s and '50s. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper. Brown leather-look boards with bright gilt illustration and titles. Fine/No Jacket. No wear. Item #: E1693.

$71.00

A Small Town in Texas: Reflections on Growing Up in the '50s and '60s
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A Small Town in Texas: Reflections on Growing Up in the '50s and '60s

By Dromgoole, Glenn.

Austin: State House Press, 2004. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 154 pages. Essays on nearly every aspect of growing up in the 1950s and '60s in the Northeast Texas town of Sour Lake. Fine/Fine. No indication of use or handling. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1712.

$12.50

Clara Driscoll: An American Tradition
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Clara Driscoll: An American Tradition

By Turner, Martha Anne.

Austin: Madrona Press, 1979. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 185 pages. Biography of Texan credited with saving the Alamo Shrine from commercial exploitation in 1903 by buying the surrounding land herself. She spent her life working for Texas and Texans, and her will provided for the establishment of Driscoll Children's Hospital. Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no name or marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1701.

$34.50

They Made Their Own Law: Stories of Bolivar Peninsula
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They Made Their Own Law: Stories of Bolivar Peninsula

By Wiggins, Melanie.

Houston: Rice Univ., 1990. 1st ed. [Stated].. Paperback. VG/Wraps. 284 pages. B/w portraits by Keith Carter illustrate these memoirs of 16 old-time Bolivar residents. Now out of print in cloth & paper. VG/Wraps. No owner name, no reader crease. Spine slightly faded. Item #: E1697.

$15.00

They Made Their Own Law: Stories of Bolivar Peninsula (SIGNED)
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They Made Their Own Law: Stories of Bolivar Peninsula (SIGNED)

By Wiggins, Melanie.

Houston: Rice Univ., 1990. 1st ed. [Stated].. Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 284 pages. B/w portraits by photographer Keith Carter illustrate these memoirs of 16 old-timers whose resilience and fierce independence typified these Bolivar Peninsula residents. Now out of print in cloth & paper. SIGNED & INSCRIBED to previous owners by the author. Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no other marks. Item #: E1698.

$26.00

They Sat In High Place: The Presidents and Governors of Texas (SIGNED)
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They Sat In High Place: The Presidents and Governors of Texas (SIGNED)

By Deshields, James T.

San Antonio: Naylor, 1940. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 484 pages. Biographical portraits and sketches of past presidents and govenors of Texas. B/w portrait and signature facsimile of each person. Index. Signed by the author on the halftitle page. Dark red boards with black titles. No dustjacket. VG/No Jacket. Sewn binding is strong. Corners square, spine ends softened. I love you penned on foredge. Item #: E1673.

$116.50

The Glass of Frederick Carder
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The Glass of Frederick Carder

By Gardner, Paul V.

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1971. Reprint. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 373 pages. 400 photos, over 80 in full color and 7,000 catalog line drawings. The life and work of the famed Steuben Glass Works co-founder, technician and designer. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no name or marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1662.

$32.00

Great Holocaust Trial, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition
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Great Holocaust Trial, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition

By Hoffman, Michael.

Coeur d'Alene: Hoffman, 2010. Reprint. . Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 182 pages. Canadian free-speech trials of Holocaust denier and conspiracy theorist Ernst Zundel. Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. Item #: E1645.

$23.00

James Shelby Downard's The Carnivals of Life and Death: My Profane Youth, 1913-1935
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James Shelby Downard's The Carnivals of Life and Death: My Profane Youth, 1913-1935

By Downard, James Shelby & Elana Freeland.

Los Angeles CA: Feral House, 2006. 1st ed. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 286 pages. Biography of conspiracy theorist and occult scholar. Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Item #: E1634.

$7.00

Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

By Massimino, Mike.

New York: Crown Publishers, 2016. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 313 pages. Biography of astronaut who has twice spacewalked to work on the Hubble telescope. Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no name or marks. First printing. Item #: E1613.

$11.00

The Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, two volumes (in slipcases
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The Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, two volumes (in slipcases

By Vasari, Giorgio.

New York: Heritage Press, 1967. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 727 pages. Two matching volumes in striped paper-covered boards, cloth spines with bright gilt titles and decorations. Edited by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, and illustrated with works of the masters. Slipcases match the boards. Publisher's Sandglass leaflet is included. Fine/No Jacket. Books have no wear, no name or marks. Slipcases have scuffing at edges, but no breaks. Item #: E1563.

$24.50

Theodore Rex
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Theodore Rex

By Morris, Edmund.

New York: Random House, 2001. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 772 pages. Sequel to Morris's The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. Notes and index. Near Fine/Fine. Tight, unmarked. Sharp corners. First printing. Item #: E1608.

$10.25

History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella (in slipcase)
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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella (in slipcase)

By Orescott, William Hickling.

New York: Heritage Press, 1967. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 294 pages. Yellow-gold paper-covered boards bearing portrait of Isabella on front and Ferdinand on rear. Olive cloth spine with gilt title in red block. Yellow-gold paper-covered slipcase with coat of arms both sides, and publisher's Sandglass leaflet included. Map endpapers. Illustrated with four-color drawings by Lima de Freitas. Fine/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no owner name, and appears unread. Slipcase has no breaks, but rubbed-on smudges and small spot. Item #: E1586.

$13.50

Writings of Thomas Jefferson (in slipcase)
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Writings of Thomas Jefferson (in slipcase)

By Jefferson, Thomas & Saul K. Padover(editor).

New York: Heritage Press, 1967. Reprint. . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 362 pages. Selections from Jefferson's personal, political, philosophical, and epistolary writings. Blue and black marbled paper-covered boards, blue cloth spine with gilt title in black block. Matching blue/black marbled paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's Sandglass leaflet included. Illustrated with lithographs by Lynd Ward. Top edge dyed blue. Near Fine/No Jacket. Book tight, unmarked. Slipcase has a very small scuff on back edge. Item #: E1531.

$12.00

Mary Queen of Scots
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Mary Queen of Scots

By Fraser, Antonia.

Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1981. Limited ed. . LeatherBound. Fine/No Jacket. 660 pages. Red leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in black ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated with b/w photos. Frontis by Robert Baxter. Includes editors booklet. . Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no indication of use or handling. Item #: E1471.

$60.00

In Search of History (Franklin Library, SIGNED Limited Edition)
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In Search of History (Franklin Library, SIGNED Limited Edition)

By White, Theodore H.

Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. Limited ed. . LeatherBound. Near Fine/No Jacket. 569 pages. Black leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Four raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in blue ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Frontis illustration by Sandy Huffaker. Includes editors booklet. . Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No wear. Moire endpaper edges have small color change. Item #: E1501.

$34.00

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