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Fifty Texas Rarities Selected from the Library of Mr. Everett D. Graff for an Exhibition to Commemorate the Hundredth Anniversary of the Annexation of Texas By the United States

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1964

Seller ID: 021136


This reprint edition is limited to 150 copies, of which 50 copies have been bound; 40 pages; Slipcase, in matching cloth covers, is Very Good+ in condition, with a small fairly light smudge. View more info

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Looking Back... A History of Central Telephone Company of Texas

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Centel / Central Telephone Company of Texas:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034778


Non-paginated, though 74 pages of text, plus a one page table of contents laid in. There is no date of publication, though contents go up to 1987. Tape bound into stiff paper wrap covers. View more info

The Pioneers of the Prairie (The History Of the Prairie Towns of Ivanhoe and Follett)

By: Becker, Mildred & Janet Wiley (Eds)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Taylor Publishing Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033011


No date of publication, though circa 1967. 211 pages. Covers shows a few scuffs, and rubbing on edges. Edges of end leaves are a little darkened. Otherwise a tight and clean copy of this scarce regional history and genealogy. View more info

A Long Ride in Texas: The Exploration of John Leonard Riddell

By: Breeden, James O. (Ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 031757


Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas

By: Chipman, Donald E. And Harriett Denise Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 031775


359 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Life of "Billy" Dixon, Plainsman, Scout and Pioneer: A Narrative In Which are Described Many Things Relating to the Early Southwest, with an Account of the Fights Between Indians and Buffalo Hunters at Adobe Walls and at Buffalo Wallow...

By: Dixon, Olive K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, P. L. Turner:

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 031580


Copyright is 1927. 251 pages, plus plates. Cloth covers show moisture stains on corners, and wear at spine ends and corners. Gold lettering on spine is good. Inked inscription and scribble on blank front free end page. Top hinge (internal) is broke, and there is separation between half title page and frontispiece. Text block remains tight and contents are otherwise clean and intact. View more info

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Mustangs and Cow Horses

By: Dobie, J. Frank, Mody C. Boatright, & Harry H. Ransom (Eds)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folk-Lore Society: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035622


429 pages. Cloth covers are lightly rubbed on edges, and are just a bit soiled. Pictorial end leaves are darkened and brittle. Front free end leaf with chipped corners, has been detached and partially taped in place. This leaf shows a small address label, and larger inked ownership statement. Rear hinge (internal) is cracked, though remain solid. One and a half inch blind stamp on half title page. Contents are otherwise clean and intact. Dust jacket shows scatter... View more info

Frank W. Mayborn: A Man Who Made a Difference

By: Faulk, Odie B. & Laura E. Faulk

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Mary Hardin Baylor: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031771


Typed letter signed by Sue Mayborn (Mrs. Frank W. Mayborn) laid in, along with press release. View more info

Three Years in a Mad-House: The Story of My Life at the Asylum, My Escape, and the Strange Adventures Which Followed

By: Fleming, E. B. & Augustin Fleming

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue, Henneberry & Company: 1893

Seller ID: 028805


234 pages; Brown cloth covers are rubbed and show light wear at spine ends; Lettering on spine remains legible, though is faded; There are a couple of spots of discoloration on top cover; Front hinge is broke, and there is a little separation between first blank page following ffep and title page, and it is assumed that the frontispiece has been removed from here; Although four other illustrations are reported to be within the contents, this copy has none; Rear hinge is... View more info

The Dancing Was Lively: Fort Concho, Texas: A Social History, 1867 to 1882

By: Green, Bill

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Angelo, TX, Fort Concho Sketches Publishing Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 033157


Copyright is 1970. Limited to 1050 copies, of which 1000 were bound in cloth and 50 in leather. Author's inscription on half title page reads in full: "To _____ ____ -- colleague / friend, fellow historian / With Best Wishes, / Bill Green / Feb. 2, 1990 --" Dust jacket shows a few small chips along edges, and a half inch closed tear over bottom cover. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Jeff Milton: A Good Man with a Gun

By: Haley, J. Evetts

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 026952


First Printing of First Edition, with printers fault in index with Greenway name. A very nice and clear signature of the author on the blank front free end page. Top, outside, corner is slightly bumped. Volume remains tight, very clean, and otherwise intact. DJ shows general wear, creases, and tears along edges, with about one half inch paper loss over spine ends. All lettering remains clear, as does the illustration on DJ, save for bottom edges. View more info

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George W. Littlefield, Texan

By: Haley, J. Evetts

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031469


287 pages. Signed in name only by the author on blank front free end page. End leaves are just a little darkened, and there is a presentation inscription on the blank front paste down signed by Kansas born architect, Guy A. Carlander. Price clipped dust jacket shows wear along edges, as well as a quarter sized open tear on upper edge over top cover, affecting the letter "G" at beginning of the title. Illustration and other lettering remain good, and jacket is... View more info

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History of Texas Christian University: A College of the Cattle Frontier

By: Hall, Colby D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Texas University Christian Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036254


380 pages. Signed by the assistant to the Chancellor 1963. Cloth covers show rubbing, and light wear. Overall a fairly tight copy. View more info

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The Trail Drivers of Texas, Volume I

By: Hunter, J. Marvin

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 026183


N/D (1924); Published under the direction of George W. Saunders, President of The Old time Trail Drivers' Association; 494 pages; Blue cloth covers, with black lettering and illustration; Covers are a little rubbed and corners are very lightly bumped; Lettering and illustration remain very good; Inked newspaper publisher stamped on front paste down; Three leaves (pages 21-26) have been neatly cut from the contents, though laid in place; The three leaves look like they ma... View more info

Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition (The Lakeside Classics)

By: Kendall, Geo. [George] Wilkins

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. / The Lakeside Press: 1929

Seller ID: 032403


Red cloth covers with gold stamped lettering and design. Top edge is gilded. Fore and bottom edge remain un-cut. 585 pages. Cloth covers show light rubbing on edges. Previous owners book plate on front paste down, with some offsetting to blank front free end page. View more info

When Hurricane Carla Beat the Drums for the Greatest Roundup in History

By: McGregor, Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Self Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032900


No date of publication, though circa 1962. 116 pages. Book plate previously removed from blank front free end page leaving roughness. A few pages with a little red inked underlining. Dust jacket shows a little rubbing and discoloration along upper edge. Jacket remains clean and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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400 Years in El Paso

By: Metz, Leon (Historian)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Michael R. Moses / SunDance Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 024338


Full leather covers, with pictorial paper paste over at center of front cover. Inscription on credits page reads in full " To ___ / A Friend of El Paso / Leon C. Metz / March 2, 2001." There is just a slight hint of some rubbing at the foot of the spine. Volume is otherwise tight, very clean, and in Fine condition. View more info

William Marsh Rice and His Institute: A Biographical Study

By: Muir, Andrew Forest (edited By Sylvia Stallings Morris)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, William Marsh Rice University: 1972

Seller ID: 032880


Originally published as Vol. 58, No. 2 of Rice University Studies and edited by Katherine Fischer Drew. 171 pages. Dust jacket with moisture wrinkles over bottom board, and other general light wear. Jacket is generally bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Texfake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents

By: Taylor, W. Thomas (with an Introduction By Larry McMurtry)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, W. Thomas Taylor: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031756


Signed in name only by author on title page. There is a small chip on the upper edge of the bottom cover. Volume is otherwise fine. View more info

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Texas County Sheriffs

By: Tise, Sammy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Self Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035683


Copyright is 1989. 593 pages. Slight foxing on edges of text, as well as around the edges of the covers. Otherwise a tight and clean copy. Additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info