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The New Texas Reader. Designed for the Use of Schools in Texas

The New Texas Reader. Designed for the Use of Schools in Texas

by CUSHING, Edward Hopkins (1829-1879)

Houston: E.H. Cushing, 1864. 8vo., (7 x 4 2/8 inches). One engraved plate of the Star of Texas. Original patterned cloth backed printed paper boards (stained, front cover nearly detached); preserved in a modern brown morocco backed clamshell box. An important and rare Civil War era Texas reader, in the publisher's original binding. Cushing was the editor and publisher of the Houston Telegraph. During the Civil War, when relations were broken off with publishers of the North, and paper was in short... Read more
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$18,000.00
If These Walls Could Speak: Historic Forts of Texas

If These Walls Could Speak: Historic Forts of Texas

by Robert M. Utley (Text by)

Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1985. B1 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by J.U. Salvant to previous owner on the half-title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has less than half-inch tear on the back bottom right side, some wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges, some scattered scratches and rubbing, light tanning and shelf wear. Book has some light discoloration and shelf wear. Paintings by J.U.... Read more
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$24.99
Our Christian Stewardship. Vol. 1 no. 2 (October 1, 1955)

Our Christian Stewardship. Vol. 1 no. 2 (October 1, 1955)

Dallas, TX, 1955. 6p., 8.5x14 inch mimeographed sheets folded for mailing; paper toned, address label on the back. Devoted to the crusade against the alleged communistic infiltration of churches.
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$20.00
Influentials in two border cities; a study in community decision-making

Influentials in two border cities; a study in community decision-making

by d'Antonio, William V. and William H. Form

Wouth Bend: University of Notre Dame Press, 1965. Hardcover. xii, 273p., illustrated with figures, photos, plans and tables, appendix, very good first edition in cloth boards and chiped, price-clipped dj. Study of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.
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$20.00
A Statistical Profile of the Spanish-surname Population of Texas

A Statistical Profile of the Spanish-surname Population of Texas

by Browning, Harley L. and S. Dale McLemore

Austin: Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas, 1964. Paperback. xiii, 83p., 8.5x11 inches, extensive use of tables, very good in stapled cream wraps, small ownership name on cover. Population series #1.
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$25.00
Boycott Farah pants / Viva la huelga [pinback button]

Boycott Farah pants / Viva la huelga [pinback button]

[California]: n.p., 1973. 1.5 inch diameter pin, woman with raised fist, black text on mustard background. Very good.
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$20.00
Message from the President of the United States, communicating, in compliance with the resolution of the Senate, copies of the notes of Mr. Luis de la Rosa and Mr. J.M. Gozales de la Vega, addressed to the Secretary of State. 32nd Congress, 1st Session, S

Message from the President of the United States, communicating, in compliance with the resolution of the Senate, copies of the notes of Mr. Luis de la Rosa and Mr. J.M. Gozales de la Vega, addressed to the Secretary of State. 32nd Congress, 1st Session, S

by FILLMORE, Millard (1800-1874)

Washington: 1852 8vo., (8 4/8 x 5 4/8 inches). 4-pages (a bit spotted). Disbound. De La Rosa, self described as "envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the republic of Mexico", requests that the United States restricts its boundary survey to "the simple duty of fixing the boundaries, according to the stipulations contained in the treaty of peace" so that the survey may be complete in a matter of months rather than years. In the meantime the United States commission were... Read more
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$50.00
Amarillo women's page: vol. 1, #3, November/December 1978

Amarillo women's page: vol. 1, #3, November/December 1978

by Nickum, Linda, Ann Houghtaling et al

Amarillo: Amarillo Women's Page, 1978. 8p. includes covers, 7x8.5 inches, articles, resources, events, photos, newsletter comprised of two folded sheets, mild wear and toning. Cover story "Words as Weapons: linguistic sexism" Obit for Margaret Mead. Home birth article and guide. Prison sexism challenged, etc.
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$25.00
Places left unfinished at the time of creation

Places left unfinished at the time of creation

by Santos, John Phillip

New York: Viking, 1999. Hardcover. 284p., very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Tejano memoir by the first Mexican American Rhodes Scholar.
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$12.00
Journal Historique du Dernier Voyage que fue M. De la Salle sit dans le Golfe de Mexique, pour trouver l'emboucher & le cours de la Riviere de Missicipi, qui traverse la Louisiane

Journal Historique du Dernier Voyage que fue M. De la Salle sit dans le Golfe de Mexique, pour trouver l'emboucher & le cours de la Riviere de Missicipi, qui traverse la Louisiane

by JOUTEL, Henri (ca 1640-1735)

Paris: Estienne Robinot, 1713. 12mo., (6 4/8 x 3 6/8 inches). Large folding engraved map of the eastern seaboard, Caribbean, and Central America "Carta Nouvelle de la Louisiane et de la Riviere de Missisipi. . ." (14 1/4 x 14inches) (short repairs at the mount), woodcut head- and tail-pieces (lightly browned, one or two spots). Contemporary French sprinkled calf, spine in six compartments with five raised bands, morocco gilt lettering-piece in one, the others decorated with small gilt tools... Read more
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$18,000.00
Reluctant Empire

Reluctant Empire

by Fuermann, George

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957. H5 - An ex-library first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the back of the front free endpaper in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label on the spine, some wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges, scattered foxing and stains, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, tanning and light shelf wear Book has library markings (labels, stamping,... Read more
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$10.00
The Journal of Andrew Ellicott.for determining the boundary between the United States and the Possessions of his Catholic Majesty in America containing Occasional Remarks on the Situation, Soil, Rivers, Natural Productions, and Diseases of the Different C

The Journal of Andrew Ellicott.for determining the boundary between the United States and the Possessions of his Catholic Majesty in America containing Occasional Remarks on the Situation, Soil, Rivers, Natural Productions, and Diseases of the Different C

by ELLICOTT, Andrew (1754-1820)

Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1803. 4to., (10 x 8 2/8 inches). Letterpress title-page (marginal repairs), Errata leaf at end. 14 folding plates and maps (repaired with archival tissue at folds on verso, browned throughout, some spotting). Contemporary American mottled sheep (extremities a bit rubbed). Provenance: 19th-century ink library stamp of City Library of New Bedford on the verso of one map. First edition. Ellicott's career as a surveyor "began in 1784 with his appointment as one of the... Read more
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$12,000.00
The Truth About Texas

The Truth About Texas

by Nordyke, Lewis

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1957. AA4 - An ex-library first edition (no additional printings) hardcover book SIGNED by author with "Sincerely," written on the front free endpaper in poor condition in poor dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has scattered stains, tears, open tears, wrinkling, and chipping, library marking, discolored and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), cocked, bumped corners, scattered stains, wrinkling, chipping,... Read more
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$20.00
The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture

The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture

by Foley, Neil

Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1997. AT3 - A first edition hardcover book signed by author in near fine condition in near fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some light shelf wear. This engrossing narrative, spanning the period from the Civil War through the collapse of tenant farming in the early 1940s, bridges the intellectual chasm between African American and Southern history on one hand and Chicano and Southwestern history on the other.... Read more
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$15.00
Footnotes of the Buckhorn A Lone Star State Landmark

Footnotes of the Buckhorn A Lone Star State Landmark

by Toepperwein, Fritz A

Boerne, TX: The Highland Press Inc.. Very Good. 1960. Softcover. Very Good softcover stapled binding. Cover has some minor wear. Signed on the title page by the author and the illustrator. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator .
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$15.00
The Buffalo Soldiers: November 16, 1993 - May 29, 1994, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Inst. [brochure]

The Buffalo Soldiers: November 16, 1993 - May 29, 1994, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Inst. [brochure]

Washington DC: National Museum of American History, 1993. Six-panel folded brochure 4.75x8.5 inches, illustrations including line drawings of the insignia, brief texts on history of the Buffalo soldiers, very good.
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$12.00
Mexican American Education in Texas: a function of wealth report 4: Mexican American education study

Mexican American Education in Texas: a function of wealth report 4: Mexican American education study

Washington DC: US Commission on Civil Rights, 1972. Paperback. 53p., 7.75x10.25 inches, preface, introduction, appendices, illustrations, ownership name otherwise a very good booklet in lightly-rubbed black decorative wraps.
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$25.00
Ground zero no. 1

Ground zero no. 1

by Dorsett, Richard, editor, Roky Erickson, R. A. Lafferty, Louis Black, Hanns Heinz Eweres et al

Austin: Ground Zero, 1980. Magazine. 40p. includes covers, 7x11 inches, prose, poetry, song lyrics, illustrations, bibliography of :. A. Lafferty, lightly-worn magazine/literary journal in stapled white pictorial wraps with minor wear, soiling, and foxing. Four songs by Erickson, lead-singer, founder of the 13th Floor Elevators psychedelic rock band from SF and Texas. Also a short evil story set in Haiti written by Nazi Eweres in the 1930s. Only one issue published and only two holdings located in OCLC... Read more
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$150.00
El Paso folio: geologic atlas of the United States, folio 166 - field edition

El Paso folio: geologic atlas of the United States, folio 166 - field edition

by Richardson, G. B

Washington: U.S. Geological Survey, 1909. 86p., 6x9 inches, introduction, bibliography, illustrations, two color folded maps in pocket, very good in worn green printed folio wraps.
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$20.00
The Cook and the Carpenter: a novel by the Carpenter

The Cook and the Carpenter: a novel by the Carpenter

by Arnold, June, introduction by Bonnie Zimmerman, foreword by Karla Jay

New York: New York University Press, 1995. Hardcover. xxxiii, 180p., foreword, introduction, very good first edition thus in quarter-cloth boards and silvered titles. The original 1973 edition was Grier A** The Cutting Edge series: Lesbian Life and Literature, Karla Jay; series editor. Originally self-published in paperback under the aegis of Daughters, Inc. in 1973. Texas born writer who was part of the 1971 takeover of a building on the Lower east Side manhattan. This book deals partly with that... Read more
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$75.00
¡Mira! the Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour III 1988-1989

¡Mira! the Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour III 1988-1989

by Torruella Leval, Susana, Ricardo Pau-Llosa & Inverna Lockpez, curators

Dallas: Meadows Museum & Gallery, 1988. Paperback. 79p., 8.5x11 inches, introductory essays, illustrated with color plates of the works, biographical sketches of the artists, very good first edition trade paperback exhibition catalogue in black pictorial wraps. Twenty-nine Hispanic American artists from South and Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico etc.
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$35.00
Winning the border; Baptist missions among the Spanish-speaking peoples of the border

Winning the border; Baptist missions among the Spanish-speaking peoples of the border

by Lawrence, Una Roberts

Atlanta: Home Mission Board. Southern Baptist Convention, 1935. Paperback. 127p., first edition paperback in two-tone blue, slightly worn wraps with some ownership notes on cover. Focus on Texas and Mexico.
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$45.00
'Bout Time: 4-Minute Histories of the Texas Medical Center and UTHealth

'Bout Time: 4-Minute Histories of the Texas Medical Center and UTHealth

by Bryant Boutwell

Houston, Texas: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2015. CF1 - A hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. With a foreword by Denton A. Cooley, M.D. Building a Medical City. What began as a forest considered too far from downtown Houston to be of value is today the largest medical center in the world. "bout Time is about connecting the past to the present - exploring the early founders and the... Read more
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$39.99
Spanish-speaking children of the Southwest; their education and the public welfare

Spanish-speaking children of the Southwest; their education and the public welfare

by Manuel, Herschel T

Austin: University of Texas Press, 1965. Hardcover. [xiv], 222p., preface, notes, appendix, references, index, photos and maps, very good reprint in cloth boards and clipped dj. Argues for special instruction to overcome language and cultural "deficiencies" in early education.
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$15.00
Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century

Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century

by Robert D. Jacobus

College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 2015. CD3 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the half-title page in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has soiled patch lower front, some scattered wrinkling crease, and scratches, light discooration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, light patch stain on the lower front, light discoloration and shelf wear. Foreword by Wade Phillips and... Read more
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$39.99