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21 Adair, A. Garland Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : August 1956
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1956 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
24 pp, wht SC wraps w/light blu-red pictorial front & rear panels. The booklet contains the following two articles: Texas Heritage Foundation National Metal Awarded to Mrs. O. H. Davenport and Uncrowned Heroes of the Texas Missions condensed by Adair from an article by Dudley G. Wooten. 
Price: 29.54 USD
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22 Adair, A. Garland Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : January 15, 1957
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1957 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
16 pp, wht SC wraps w/light blu-red pictorial front & rear panels. The booklet contains the following article: The Chief Executive of the Republic of Texas. Governors, 55th Legislature and 1957 Inaugural Committees. tear at bottom of the spine 
Price: 29.54 USD
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23 Adair, A. Garland Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : March 1957
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1957 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Illustrations 
pg 33 - 48, wht SC wraps w/light blu-red pictorial front & rear panels. The booklet contains the following articles: Texas' Most Precious Document, Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas Independence Day Organization, 59 delegates who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence, and Texas Capitols. 
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24 Adair, A. Garland Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : March 1957
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1957 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
pg 17 - 32, wht SC wraps w/light blu-red pictorial front & rear panels. The booklet contains the following articles: Featuring a traced reproduction of the Texas Declaration of Independence from its original form, Savior of King's Highway honored in her Home Town, and Award is given to Perry. 
Price: 29.54 USD
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25 Adair, A. Garland Texas Heritage
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1959 2nd Printing Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
48 pp, white SC wraps w/black lettering on the front. The booklet features the fifty-nine delegates who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and pictures of the Capitols of the Lone Star Republic and the State of Texas. small chips along bottom edge of the back cover. 
Price: 15.09 USD
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26 Adair, A. Garland Texas Heritage : volume I Number I and Number 2
Austin, TX Highlands Historical Press 1960 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Inscribed & SIGNED by Editor
256 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering being a combination of November 1959 and March 1960 issues. Inscribed & SIGNED by the editor. It was inscribed to "Chief Justice and Mrs. Joe Hickman with fond friendship Sincerely A. Garland Adair 6-13-60." Volume 1 number 1 of the book features the United States and Confederate States Texas Senators and other Texana. Volume 1 number 2 in the book features Harris County Historic Markers and Monuments, The Texas Sea War, and 75th Birthday of C. W. Minitz, Fleet Admiral, U. S. Navy. 
Price: 37.83 USD
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27 Adair, A. Garland Texas Heritage : volume III Number I
Austin, TX Highlands Historical Press 1961 Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Editor
179 pp, glossy white SC wraps w/black lettering on the front, SIGNED by the editor. The book features Senate Journal 1836 Republic of Texas: The story of the seal of the Lone Star State and other Texana. The covers are foxed and prev owner wrote three dollars on the title page. 
Price: 11.86 USD
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28 Adair, A. Garland Under Texas Skies - Volume I, No. 2 - June 1950
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. 1950 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
24 pp, white SC wraps w/color illustrated front. Covers the first meeting of the Texas National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission on May 29, 1950 in Austin, TX. 
Price: 26.78 USD
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29 Adair, A. Garland Under Texas Skies - Volume III, No. 8 - December 1952
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. 1952 Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
unpaginated, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by the editor on 2nd page from the back. The booklet covers various members of the Charles Vernon Terrell family, along with covering the Bill of Rights day, Robert Lovett Day & the article "The Dawn of Recorded Texas History - Captain Alonso de Pineada Made the Discovery" by the editor. some soiling to the booklet, prev owner's address label & cancelled stamp on the back panel. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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30 Adair, A. Garland Under Texas Skies - Volume V, Nos. 5-6 - January-February 1955
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. 1955 Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
20 pp, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by M. H. Crockett on the front cover. The booklet contains the following articles: "Governor Hardeman Attends Camp Mabry Exercises," "A Backwar Glance At Austin," by M. H. Crockett, and copies of speeches by Hardeman, Adair, Dorsey Hardeman, and other short articles. some soiling to the booklet. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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31 Adair, A. Garland and Perry, E.H. Austin and Commodore Perry
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundtn Inc. 1956 Hard Cover Good Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
xiv, 234 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, wht glossy dj w/black-green lettering. The book records the progress of Austin, Texas during the course of the last fifty years as recorded in the activities & influence of Commodore E.H. Perry, Sr. dj stain on back cover, dj chipped on the edges, foxing to the endpapers, dampstaining on the boards 
Price: 25.08 USD
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32 Adair, A. Garland and Perry, E.H. Austin and Commodore Perry
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundtn Inc. 1956 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xiv, 234 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, wht glossy dj w/black-green lettering. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The book records the progress of Austin, Texas during the course of the last fifty years as recorded in the activities & influence of Commodore E.H. Perry, Sr. small chips edges of the dj. 
Price: 39.74 USD
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33 Adams, Andy Wells Brothers - the Young Cattle Kings
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1911 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Smith, Erwin E. 
vii, (1), 356 pp, gry cloth covered boards w/black lettering and red deco on front cover & spine and also has symbol of Boy Scouts. Book from the "Every Boy's Library - Boy Scout Edition" The eight illustrations are copies of photos by Erwin E. Smith. They are photos of western ranching and drives. Previous owner's name on ffep as gift for Christmas in 1916. 
Price: 27.20 USD
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34 Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M. Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1956 Soft Cover Very Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Thurgood, Malcolm 
xxxi, 296 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/illustrated front panel w/orange spine w/white-black lettering. A collection of tales of trail and camp that touches on every aspect of range life. Some of the titles are Strong on the Breed, Joe Jenks' Pet Ox, Bear-Sign Artist, Miss Precilla June Jones, Miss Sallie of Shot-a-Buck Crossing, Chasing Mustangs, Pig-Fat adn SLick as Weasels, Old Turk and the Slicker, El Lobo's Sweetheart, Voting Bonds to the Railroad, How Doc Langford got his Nickname, and many more. slight fading to the spine, slight rubbing to the edges. 
Price: 18.70 USD
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35 Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M. Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1956 Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Thurgood, Malcolm 
xxxi, 296 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/illustrated front panel w/orange spine w/white-black lettering. A collection of tales of trail and camp that touches on every aspect of range life. The fifty tales are told at twenty-one different campfires. Some of the titles are Strong on the Breed, Joe Jenks' Pet Ox, Bear-Sign Artist, Miss Precilla June Jones, Miss Sallie of Shot-a-Buck Crossing, Chasing Mustangs, Pig-Fat adn SLick as Weasels, Old Turk and the Slicker, El Lobo's Sweetheart, Voting Bonds to the Railroad, How Doc Langford got his Nickname, and many more. slight fading to the spine, dj insect depredations along the edges. 
Price: 27.63 USD
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36 Adams, Carolyn Stars Over Texas
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1983 0890154412 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Yena, Donald M. & Gholson, Virginia Scott 
105 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spinet, dj light blu-red-white w/Texas flag on the front & text on the back. Texas history for grades three through seven. Book covers the Spanish & French flags on Texas soil, followed by friars building missions & attempting to educate the Indians. Includes events of colonization, struggle for independence f/Mexico & emergence of Texas as a republic. Final chapters deal with statehood & many facets of pioneer life. dj price-clipped 
Price: 8.46 USD
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37 Adams, Ephraim Douglass British Diplomatic Correspondence Concerning the Republic of Texas - 1838-1846
Austin, TX The Texas State Historical Association 1917 Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
xii, 636 pp, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The book was reprinted from The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Assocation, XV, Nos. 3 and 4, and from The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, SVI, No. 1 - XXI, No. 2. January 1912 - October, 1917. The material in this volume was transcribed by W. H. Powell. This publication consists mainly of letters and reports to the British government written by Charles Elliot, chargé d'affaires, and William Kennedy, consul at Galveston. The bulk of the correspondence was between Aberdeen, the British Foreign Secretary and the British diplomats in the United States, France, and Mexico. This is the first book published under the TSHA imprint. some soiling to the spine, small chips at top & bottom of the spine. TSHA Winfrey pg34. 
Price: 153.00 USD
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38 Adams, John A. Damming the Colorado: The Rise of the Lower Colorado River Authority, 1933-1939
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1990 0890964262 / 9780890964262 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Advertisements 
xvii, 161 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, glossy green-black dj w/wraparound pictorial. The author researched four sets of presidential papers, state and national archives, to trace the development of the relationships between private utility interests, conservationists, and politicians that dammed the Colorado River in Texas. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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39 Adams, Ramon F. The Cowboy & His Humor
Austin, TX The Encino Press 1968 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Limited & Numbered Edition Sm4to from 9" to 11" Signed by Author
[6], 71 pp, [2], light brown papercovered boards w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED on half-title page by the author, limited & numbered - this being #722 of 850 cc's. The author describes some of the humor from the cowboy life, playing practical jokes, storytelling, telling tall tales or telling funny stories. Whaley #37. Ex-library w/withdrawn stamped on ffep, remnants of envelope or bookplate on the RPD. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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40 Adams, Ramon F. The Cowboy & His Philosophy
Austin, TX The Encino Press 1967 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good Clear Mylar Limited & Numbered Edition Sm4to from 9" to 11" Signed by Author
[6], 51 pp, [3], quarterbound w/yellow white papercovered boards w/dark grayish blue cloth spine on which the title is lettering in gitl, and w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED on front flyleaf page by the author, limited & numbered - this being #648 of 750 cc's. This is the first volume of Adams's trilogy on the American Cowboy. Adams listed of the collected sayings on several pages, some concern horses, riding, Mexican Horse Maxims and teh philosophy of Charlie Russell. The book contains two printing errors: p.24 line 9 (then/them), and p. 26, line 14 (champ/camp). Whaley #24. 
Price: 61.63 USD
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