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    The Great Texas Institution by Schoenfeld, Carolynfore

    n.p.: n.p., 1968. First edition. Stapled paper wrappers. A very good or better copy.. 9 pp. 12mo. Inscribed by the author.


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    "This is What I Remember.."; a Boy's Life in Louisiana and Texas, 1962-1869 (boldly Inscribed By Charles Caldwell) by Tippit, John Allen (ed. Clifton Caldwell and Mary Crawford)

    Albany, Texas; (1989): Clear Fork Press. Limited Edition. Square Octavo. Signed by Clifton Caldwell, with an introduction by George B. Ward. xiii[xiv], 65 pages. Only 1,000 copies were printed but 700 were only made available for sale. This captivating reminiscence was originally written down in 1938 when Clifton Caldwell's 75 year old grandfather sat down at a typewriter in his adobe ranch house near Alpine, Texas and told the story of his youth. The humorous and poignant stories, written in diary form, tell of his boyhood during and immediately following the Civil War in Louisiana and Central Texas. Bound in 1/4 maroon cloth over pictorial paper over baords with photographic image of Tippit,, spine lettering gilt, in publisher's clear mylar jacket with a few closed tears and chips.


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    Summary of Conference on Texas Water Problems and Possible Solutions. Held at Southwest Texas State Teachers College, San Marcos, Texas, July 20, 1954. Bulletin of Southwest Texas State Teachers College Volume XX, No. 4. December, 1954 by Southwest Texas State Teachers College

    San Marcos: Southwest Texas State Teachers College, 1954. First edition. Stapled paper wrappers. A very good copy with minor shelfwear and browning to wrappers, contents near fine with slight offsetting from bookplate on title, else clean.. 48 pp. Illus. with 3 b/w folding maps. 8vo. Provenance: Bookplate from the Library of Walter Prescott Webb, historian, and signed by Terrell Webb.


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    PASSIONATE NATION: THE EPIC HISTORY OF TEXAS by James L. Haley

    US: Free Press, 2006. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good plus. Pages are clean with no markings from previous owners. Binding is square and tight. Boards are clean but worn along edges, spine ends and corners. Text block is overall clean, black remainder mark on bottom edge. Dust jacket has some slight edgewear, covers are clean, faintly scuffed and rubbed. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.


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    Weekends Away. Camping and Cooking in Texas State Parks by Smith-Rodgers, Sheryl

    Austin: Eakin Press, 1993. First edition. Paper wrappers. A near fine copy with offsetting and gift inscription verso of front wrapper.. 183 pp. Illus. with b/w photos and a map. Trade format. Inscribed by the author on title. Article laid in loose. Chock full of camping recipes.


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    How To Make a Texas Will (3rd Edition) by Rolcik, Karen Ann,; Mark Warda

    Sphinx Publishing, Naperville, Illinois, 2002. Third Edition. Trade Paperback. As New. Includes estate and inheritance tax; joint property; trusts for parents; more than 20 different forms, glossary. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 129 pages, index. New book in slightly shop worn condition - lightest shelf wear. No interior marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Texas; United States; Modern; ISBN: 1572482559. ISBN/EAN: 9781572482555. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 606785. . 9781572482555


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    Treasure Tempest in Texas by Sadler, Jerry

    n.p.: n.p., n.d.. First edition. Stapled paper wrappers. Minor foxing on map else fine.. [1], 18 leaves. Illus. with 1 color map and 20 b/w photos. 8vo.


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    Jesse Evans. A Texas Hide-Burner by Bartholomew, Ed

    Houston, TX: Frontier Press of Texas, 1955. First Printing. Octavo. Limited to 500 copies. 73pp. Short history of infamous gunfighter, outlaw, and rustler in the Texas and New Mexico territories, but rather a detailed search for the demonized-by-newsprint waif everyone considered bad, but in fact may not have been so bad. Very useful history of the early days in the territories. Bound in green cloth lettered in black, minor rubbing to spine ends. Near fine.


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    Boss Rule in South Texas. The Progressive Era by Anders, Evan

    Austin: Univ. Texas Press, 1982. First edition. Cloth with gilt titles. A fine copy in a very good+ dust jacket with a nick at the upper forecorner.. xvi, 319 pp. 8vo. Inscribed by the author; several related articles and reviews laid in loose.


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    Inside the Third House: A Veteran Lobbyist Takes a 50-Year Frolic Through Texas Politics by Pittman, H.C

    Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, 1992. K5 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Book has a few tiny spot stains on the top page edges, dust jacket and book have light tanning and shelf wear. Signed by Bill Hobby with "To HC Pittman" written on the Acknowledgments page. Foreword by Bill Hobby. Includes a laid in promotional material. 9.5"x6.5", 305 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Through Pathless Skies To The North Pole" and "The Discoverer," in The National Geographic Magazine. Volume Llll, No. 1-6, January-June, 1928 by (National Geographic Society). Wyeth, N. C

    Washington, D. C.: National Geographic Society, 1928. First edition. Half red leather over cloth boards. A copy, worn, leather split at rear hinge, still tight, some creasing to first plate.. 766 pp. Illus. with color & b/w photos & drawings & maps. 8vo. The two fold-out murals by N. C. Wyeth plus articles on Lindbergh, Dalmatian Days, Bird Banding, adventures on the 'Islander', Algiers, Siam, Michigan, Bali, Archeology by Air, Umbria, Tuscany, Iceland, Bogota, Mount Vernon, English manor houses, Texas, Meteor Crater.


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    Texas Quilts and Quilters by Kaylakie, Marcia and Whittington, Janice

    Lubbock: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 2007. First edition. Cloth. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. As new.. xix, 341 pp. Illus. with color plates and photos. Sq. 4to. Jim Lincoln, photos; Marian Ann. A showcase of 34 Texas quilts and their stories.


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    Texas. A Bicentennial History by Frantz, Joe B

    New York: W. W. Norton, 1976. First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.. xiv, 222 pp. Illus. with 14 b/w photos. 8vo. Inscribed by the author.


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    Prairie Schooner Prirates by Moncus, H.H

    New York: (1963): Carlton Press. First Edition. Octavo. 191 pp. Signed by author. Illustrated. The story of the Comancheros who often abducted the human cargos on the wagon trains and sold women and children as slaves. The illegal Comanchero traders were Anglos, Spaniards and renegade Indians. Bound in red cloth, spine lettering gilt. A very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with faded spine and a bit rubbed.


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    Texas Libraries. Fall 1963. Volume 25, Number 3 by (Webb, Walter Prescott)

    Austin: Texas Library Assoc., 1963. First edition. Stapled paper wrappers. A very good copy.. [73-124] pp. Illus. with b/w photos and drawings. 8vo. 'Walter Prescott Webb: The Life of a Texan' and other articles in this issue focusing on Webb.


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    Memories of mine by Wester, Lillian

    (Austin, Texas): The Author (privately printed), 1952. First edition, first (only) printing (presumed). Hardcover. Very Good+ with some soiling and wear in partly edge-chipped VG-. 12mo-sized in dark burnt-orange boards and light blue illus (b/w photo) DJ; 54 p. illus. 19 cm. An uncommon Austin item. Memoirs, womens studies, Austin, Texas; Texana.


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    The Southwest. Essays on Southeast New Mexico and West Texas by Harris, Jim

    Hobbs, NM: Hawk Press, 2000. First edition. Paper wrappers. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.. 76 pp. Illus. with b/w photos. 8vo. 26 essays on Women, Men, Families; Lea County Towns; West Texas Towns; Roads Rivers, Birds, Books.Jim Harris was president of the Texas Folklore Society and is the publisher of Hawk Press in Hobbs, N.M. Uncommon.


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    TEXAS BLOOD: SEVEN GENERATIONS AMONG THE OUTLAWS, RANCHERS, INDIANS, MISSIONARIES, SOLDIERS, AND SMUGGLERS OF THE BORDERLANDS by Roger D. Hodge

    US: Knopf, 2017. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners. Boards are clean. Binding is square and tight. Faint wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Text block is clean. Dust jacket is clean, bright, and unmarked with slight edgewear. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.


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    Waiting for Daylight: King Ranch Images from the Past by King, Janell

    (Stoecklein Pub., Ketchum, Idaho, 2003). Quarto. 176p. Janell Kleberg writes and photographs the ranch work she has documented on film for the King Ranch over the past thirty years. Here are captured an era when the lives of cowmen took placed on lands that were quite inhospitable with great herds of red cattle and fine cow horses. A near fine copy bound in light brown cloth lettered in dark brown, spine lettering brown, one corner bumped, in a near fine pictorial dust jacket.


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    The National Park to Park Highway; Showing Santa Fe - Texas Connections by ANON

    Santa Fe: Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce. Map. 8 3/4" x 12". Included in pamphlet entitled "The City Different. Descriptive Guide to Santa Fe and Vicinity Road Maps." This detailed map of the national park to park highway was published in a Santa Fe travel pamphlet from around the 1920s. It depicts all the city stops on the highway as well as the nearby national parks on the route. In a time when the west was still relatively new and cars weren't owned by everyone yet, this map is a unique demonstration of the luxury of car travel during that time.


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    The Galveston Era, the Texas Crescent on the Eve of Secession by Fornell, Earl Wesley

    Austin (1961): University of Texas Press. First Edition. Octavo. The author describes with clarity the interrelated events, the decisions, and the conflicts that went into the development of Galveston ad the Texas Gulf during the years 1845-1860. He also portrays the people and their way of life along with some of the notables who helps to shape the destiny of Texas.355pp., bound in a pale green pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in brow. A fine bright copy in a near fine clipped pictorial dust jacket with only minor finger soiling.


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    Yarborough of Texas by Phillips, William G

    Washington, D.C.: Acropolis Books Ltd., 1969. W3 - A trade paperback book in good condition that has reading crease with some patch peeled on the spine and sides near the spine, lightly cocked and bowed, some info stamped on the title page and opposite side of the front, light tanning and shelf wear. SIGNED and inscribed by Ralph W. Yarborough to previous owner on the half-title page. Congressional Leadership Series, Volume IV. 9"x5.75", 159 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Rare Colonists Bond by TEXAS COLONIZATION

    Mina, Republic of Texas: Abbeville, 1835. unbound. 2 pages (front and back), 12.5 x 7.75 inches, Mina, Republic of Texas, December 11, 1835 (just before the Texas revolution) -- an exceedingly rare Colonists Bond from the Nashville Colony to L. Kinney, guaranteeing his head right in the Nashville Colony to a half league, for surveying it. The colony, later called Robertson's Colony, originated in Nashville in 1825 when the group obtained a contract to settle 800 families in Texas. This important settlement was second in size only to Stephen A. Austin's grant. Some toning, foxing, and damp-staining at the margins; minor tearing along several folds. Good condition. A fabulous and historically important memento from the earliest days in the founding of the Texas Republic.


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    SALLIE SCULL ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER - PHANTOMS ON RIO TURBIO. by Bradford, T. Virginia

    San Antonio: Naylor, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. 182pp. No names, no writing. Light green boards, partial dust jacket in mylar cover. Based on the life of Sarah Jane Newman who came to Texas with Austin's colony hauled cotton and supplies for the Confederacy, married 5 times, drove an ox cart between Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande. Novel based on the history of this pioneer Texas woman who became famous as a horse trader and cotton freighter in South Texas during the Civil War. She had a ranch in what was known as "Dark Corner" in Bee County. The author grew-up on a ranch in Zavala County, attended school at Carrizo Springs and married Scull's grandson.


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