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Out of the Southwest: A Texas Boy

by Traylor, S.W., Sr.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1936
Condition
VG
Edition
1st ed.
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$22.50

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Allentown, PA: S.W. Traylor, 1936. 1st ed. . Hardcover. VG/Good+. 255 pages. Biography of an industry leader, S.W. Traylor who did mining, highway construction, shipbuilding and more with the Traylor Company. Red and black cloth-covered boards, white dustjacket with portrait on front. VG/Good+. DJ slightly chipped on edges, else VG. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: A0356.
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Texas Heritage: Volume 1 Number 2; November 1959 & March 1960 Issues (Signed)

by Adair, A. Garland (editor).

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1960
Condition
VG
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$31.75

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Austin: TX Heritage Foundation, 1960. Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 256 pages. Combined 11/1959 and 3/1960 issues. Fine illlustrations of notable Texans' letters, biographies, documents of law. SIGNED on the title page by the editor. Red cloth-covered boards. Includes Declaration of American Independence and list of its signers, and list of signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. List of… Read more
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Recalled Recollections

by Kempner, I.H.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1961
Condition
Good+
Edition
1st ed.
Item Price
$126.50

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Dallas: I.H. Kempner, 1961. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 146 pages. Biography and recollections of Herbert Kempner, longtime Galvestonian by I.H. Kempner. Facsimile signature below frontis portrait. A personal story, but at the same time a history of Galveston and its social and commercial life. Bright red boards with silver titles on front and spine. Uncommon. Good+/No… Read more
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Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

by Kennedy, Robert F.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1969
Condition
Good+
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780333103128
Item Price
$34.00

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New York: W.W. Norton, 1969. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Good+/Good. 224 pages. Inside story of the thirteen days in 1961 during which President John F. Kennedy confronted Russia over the establishment of intercontinental missile bases in Cuba, and the safety of the world hung in the balance. Stated First Edition, January 20, 1969. Book review from New York… Read more
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Harrison

by Editors of Rolling Stone.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780743235815
Item Price
$39.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/VG. 240 pages. A tribute celebrating the life and career of one of the most important musicians in rock and roll history. Color and b/w photos throughout. First printing. Fine/VG. Tight book, no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has a scuff at spine foot, and along front edge of… Read more
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image of All the Factors of Victory: Adm. Joseph Mason Reeves and the Origins of Carrier Airpower

All the Factors of Victory: Adm. Joseph Mason Reeves and the Origins of Carrier Airpower

by Wildenberg, Thomas.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9781682472996
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$18.50

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Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2018. Reprint. . Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 317 pages. Biography of the man who took command of the U.S. Navy's carrier arm and transformed it from a supporting force into a powerful strike force. Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. Item #: E3828.
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Getting Better All the Time (SIGNED)

by Carpenter, Liz.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780671611576
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$12.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 304 pages. Author's life as a Texan and a mainstay in the Johnson WhiteHouse. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author on the FFEP. Dated Sept. 20,1987. Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear on book or dustjacket. Item #: E3817.
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One Ranger: A Memoir

by Jackson, H. Joaquin & David Marion Wilkinson.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780292716384
Item Price
$14.45

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Austin: U.T. Press, 2015. Reprint. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 288 pages. The author relates memories of his 27 years of service as a Texas Ranger...1966-1993. Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear. There is a sticker ghost inside front cover. Item #: E3825.
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SAC Time: A Navigator in the Strategic Air Command

by Alexander, Thomas E.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9781623498436
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$25.75

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College Station: Texas A & M, 2020. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 110 pages. Personal recollections of Cold War times in the Strategic Air Command, America's first line defense against the nuclear arms of the USSR. Pictorial hardcover presented without dustjacket. Stated first edition. Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. Item #: E3797.
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To Rule the Skies: General Thomas S. Power and the Rise of Strategic Air Command in the Cold War

by Ziarnick, Brent D.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2021
Condition
VG
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9781682475874
Item Price
$46.00

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Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2021. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 280 pages. Tells the story of Thomas Power, who was second only to Curtis LeMay in Building the Strategic Air Command. Bibliography and index. Grey cover with blue title on spine. First edition. B/w photos, extensive notes, and index. VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. There is a slight bruise… Read more
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Kerouac at the Wild Boar & other Skirmishes

by Montgomery, John (Editor).

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1986
Condition
VG
Edition
1st ed.
Item Price
$21.75

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San Anselmo CA: Fels & Firn Press, 1986. 1st ed. . Paperback. VG/Wraps. 159 pages. Essays by friends remembering Kerouac. White softcover. VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, but some foxing on the edge. Diagonal crease on back cover. No marks, no reader crease on spine. Item #: E3789.
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image of A Texas Pioneer: Early Staging and Overland Freighting Days on th Frontiers of Texas and Mexico

A Texas Pioneer: Early Staging and Overland Freighting Days on th Frontiers of Texas and Mexico

by Santleben, August.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1910
Condition
Good
Edition
1st ed.
Item Price
$185.75

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New York: Neale Publishing Company, 1910. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 321 pages. History and adventure with the frontier freight haulers and stagecoach riders in Texas and Mexico. Presents history of San Antonio beginning in 1854 from his personal experience, and a list of prominent citizens from 1845-1857. Includes description of the four frontier states of Mexico… Read more
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Mody Boatright, Folklorist: A Collection of Essays

by Speck, Earnest B. (ed.).

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1973
Condition
VG
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780292750074
Item Price
$17.50

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Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1973. 1st ed. . Hardcover. VG/VG. 198 pages. Collection of Boatright's essays on the folklore of Texas & The West. Foreword by Waylon Hand, biographical sketch by Harry Ransom, bibliography and index. In orange cloth-covered boards with brown title on spine. VG/VG. New old stock from our archives. Tight, no wear, no marks. Edges… Read more
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image of Texas: Her Resources and Her Public Men

Texas: Her Resources and Her Public Men

by De Cordova, Jacob.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1969
Condition
New
Edition
Reprint.
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$50.50

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Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1969. Reprint. . Hardcover. New/New. 373 pages. A facsimile reprint of the 1858 work by Jacob De Cordova. Also included is a 1858 "Lecture on Texas" as read to the New York Geographical Society. BTB 38-B; Howes D201; Raines p.68. New/New. New old stock, immaculate. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: A0985.
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They Sat In High Place: The Presidents and Governors of Texas

by Deshields, James T.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1940
Condition
VG
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
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$77.25

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San Antonio: Naylor, 1940. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. VG/Poor. 484 pages. Biographical portraits and sketches of past presidents and governors of Texas, with information not readily found in most histories of Texas. B/w drawings & photographs, indexed. Red pebble-surface boards, black title on front and spine. White dustjacket with portraits in blue on front and red title, blue… Read more
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The Texas Sampler: A Stitch in Time

by Bearden, Donna & Jamie Frucht.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1976
Condition
X-Lib VG
Edition
1st ed.
Item Price
$20.25

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Austin: Governor's Committee on, 1976. 1st ed. . Hardcover. X-Lib VG/VG. 224 pages. Prepared for the Bicentennial year from interviews with random older Texans whose recollections of times gone by the authors found interesting. B/w photos. Good reading. X-Lib VG/VG. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #:… Read more
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Twentieth-Century Doctor: House Calls to Space Medicine

by Kelsey, Sr., Mavis P.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780890968666
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$22.25

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College Station: Texas A & M, 1999. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 408 pages. Biography of Houston doctor whose life parallels the story of how medicine developed from a single doctor, home-visit practice to the mega-business, high-tech system it now is. Voluminous end-notes and index. Near Fine/Fine. From the Design/Production office of the press, with their stamp… Read more
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Governors of Texas #875/1000

by Bolton, Paul.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1947
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed.
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$18.75

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San Angelo TX: San Angelo Standard-Time, 1947. 1st ed. . Paperback. Near Fine/Good+. Previously published in series by West Texas newspapers. This is numbered copy #875/1000 printed by the San Angelo paper. B/w portraits. Retains the web-decorated glassine dustwrapper. Near Fine/Good+. Tight, no wear, no marks. Glassine wrapper is chipped on edges. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item… Read more
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image of M.K. Kellogg's Texas Journal, 1872

M.K. Kellogg's Texas Journal, 1872

by Friend, editor, Llerena.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed.
Item Price
$33.00

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Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 183 pages. Journey across North Texas with a group searching for mineral resources to mine. Kellogg was a world traveler and an artist. Edited from Kellogg's notes by Llrena Friend. Folding map. Tan book in light brown dustjacket with b/w portrait on front and title in dark… Read more
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Cowboys and Cattleland: Memories of a Frontier Cowboy

by Halsell, H.H.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780912646800
Item Price
$41.00

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Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1983. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 276 pages. Originally published in 1937 by Parthenon Press, this is first printing thus by TCU Press. Introduction by Grace Halsell, daughter of the author. Contains map of the cattle trails. This is a book in the Chisholm Trail Series from TCU. Black cloth-covered boards with… Read more
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