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201 Beckhard, Arthur J. The Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower : Signature Books #38
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap Inc. 1956 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Geer, Charles H. 
vii, 180 pp, brown clothcovered books w/black lettering on spine w/black-orange decorations, orange-black-white illustrated endpapers of events in Eisenhower's life, orange stained top edge, dj glossy blu-white w/color illustrated front panel of Eisenhower, black-white spine w/color illustration. The story of a boy whose sense of fair play and teamwork brought him to the Presidency. small chips at top & bottom of dj spine. 
Price: 9.78 USD
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202 Beebe, Bergstrom, Cackler, Chatenever, Emanuel, Gaura, Lasnier, Long, Mrks and Muraoka 5:04 P.M. : The Great Quake of 1989
Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz Sentinel Publishers Co. 1990 3rd Printing Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Illustrations 
112 pp, wht SC wraps w/black lettering on the spine w/color pictorial front & back. a pictorial history of the devastation in Santa Cruz County, California from the earthquake of October 17, 1989. 
Price: 7.86 USD
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203 Beebe, Lucius and Clegg, Charles U.S. West - the saga of Wells Fargo
New York, NY Bonanza Books 1999 0517140195 / 9780517140192 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
320 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/grey cloth spine w/brown lettering, dj gilt blk w/illustrated front. A colorful & spendid cavalcade of our country's past. Wells Fargo was an empire, a vast domain of wealth & wealthy properities, & in some places an absolute monopoly of transportation, of law & of the faciliteis & functions of finance. Its province may be said to have been the Old West of the United States. 
Price: 18.70 USD
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204 Beebe, Lucius and Clegg, Charles U.S. West : the saga of Wells Fargo
New York, NY Bonanza Books 1999 0517140195 / 9780517140192 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
320 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/grey cloth spine w/brown lettering, dj gilt blk w/illustrated front. a colorful & spendid cavalcade of our country's past. prev owner's bookplate on the FPD, prev owner stamped on the ffep. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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205 Behlau, Bobbye Alexander Remarkable Lampasans -- and More
Lampasas, TX Bobbye Alexander Behlau 2010 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
200 pp, glossy blue SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel and color photo of the author on the rear panel. Inscribed & SIGNED by author on the title page (To: Remarkable Margaret and George Bobbye). The book contains brief history of some of citizens of Lampasas. Jim Anderson, Edell Wade, Jean Withers, Nella Casbeer, Lee Vann, James Berry, Janie Potts, Ken Rutland, Kwang Kim, Jim Dodd, Richard Williams, Mutsu Nagai Crumley are a few of the names. There is collection of 33 names. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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206 Beilenson, Laurence W. and assisted by Dain, Bernard M. The Treaty Trap : a history of the Performance of Political Treaties by the United States and European Nations
Washington, D.C. Public Affairs Press 1969 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
xvi, 344 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The book is about the performance and breach of political treaties about war and peace. The book relates the history of the perfomance of political treaties by the United States and European nations from 1661 through 1965 and discusses the motives for their breaches. stamped on the foreword page and the FPD w/library stamp. Library stamp on the spine. 
Price: 110.50 USD
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207 Belden, Bauman L., Illustrated by Photos War Medals of the Confederacy
New York, NY The American Numismatic Society 1958 Reprint Soft Cover w/staples Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
12 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering. This is a reprint of one hundred copies of the 1915 edition. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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208 Bell, Horace w/intro by Boessenecker, John Reminiscenves of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1999 0806131527 / 9780806131528 First Thus Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Photos Signed by Foreword Author
xiv, 499 pp, green SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel, SIGNED by the foreword author. The author provides a record by recounting his memories of men and events in early California and provides information about bandits, duelists, filibusters, treasure in Cahuenga Pass, Feliz curse, Ramon Carrillo, Peg-Leg Smith, Leonis, the Basque, oranges on Joshua Trees, and more. "The most readable historical narrative of early southern California." reprint of Howes B325 & Six-Guns #188. Material on Murieta and other California outlaws. 
Price: 51.85 USD
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209 Bell, Major Horace and edited by Bartlett, Lanier On the Old West Coast Being Further Reminiscenses of a Ranger
New York, NY William Morrow & Co. 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Illustrations 
xiv, 336 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/red pastedown labels on front cover & spine w/black lettering, illustrated endpapers, dj red-yellow-black wraparound color illustration. The author provides a record by recounting his memories of men and events in early California. He tells of bandits, duelists, filibusters, treasure in Cahuenga Pass, Feliz curse, Ramon Carrillo, Peg-Leg Smith, Leonis, the Basque, oranges on Joshua Trees, and more. Each chapter ends w/small illustration of cattle brand. "The most readable historical narrative of early southern California." Howes B325 & Six-Guns #188 Material on Murieta and other California outlaws. dj price-clipped, small chips on rear panel front corners, some tanning to dj spine. 
Price: 93.50 USD
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210 Bell, Major Horace w/intro by Ritchie, Ward Reminiscences of a Ranger: or Early Times in Southern California - 3 Volume Set
Los Angeles, CA Anderson, Ritchie & Simon 1965 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket/Very Good Slipcase 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Holtan, Gene 
Volume 1 - [12], 1 - 120 pp, quarterbound w/brown clothcovered spine w/tan cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, w/black slipcase, #1079 of 1200 cc's printed in 1965. Volume 2 - [10], 121 - 269 pp, quarterbound w/brown clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, w/dark brown cloth covered boards, w/ brown slipcase, #1242 of 1500 cc's printed in 1966. Volume 3 - [8], 270 - 439 pp, quarterbound w/brown clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering w/ maroon clothcovered boards w/black-gilt slipcase, #033 of 1500 cc's printed in 1967. Each volume contains a bookmarker. The book set was designed by the employees and management of Advertisers Composition Company and Headliners of Los Angeles as a special Seasonal Greeting. The most readable historical narrative of early Southern California. The volumes have information on the lawlessness of early California. The author has provided long lists of murderous villains, thieving scoundrels and other unholy characters. The author was a member of Walker's filibustering expedition. Facsimile of Howes #B325, Six-Guns #189, & Graff #240, Dobie p 84, Dykes High Spots p 120.. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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211 Benchley, Nathaniel George the Drummer Boy : An I Can Read History Book
New York, NY Harper & Row, Publishers 1977 0060205008 / 9780060205003 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Bolognese, Don 
61 pp, glossy dark blu-light bluewht-red color illustrated boards and dj. A view of the incidents at Lexington and Concord, Massachuesetts which were teh start of American Revolution, as seen from the eyes of George, a British drummer boy. dj price-clipped, prev owner wrote on the ffep, corners of dj some wear and rubbing to edges of the dj. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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212 Benedict, Carl Peters w/intro by Dobie, J. Frank A Tenderfoot Kid on Gyp Water
Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press 1986 First Thus Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Illustrated 
xiv, 115 pp, glossy black-white SC wraps w/color illustration on the front cover. Book about what it was really like to be a cowboy in some ornery country checkered by canyons and gyp water springs. This is a reprint of the original 1943 edition published by Texas Folklore Society. Herd #238. This reference is for the first edition by the Texas Folk-lore Society. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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213 Bennett, Bob Kerr County Texas 1856 - 1956
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Vandruff 
xi, 332 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj tan w/dark brown lettering. Author tells of the early arrivals, mostly from Tennessee who were helped by the Mexicans, Germans & English. It tells how the county was organized, the start of a town, Kerrsville's first cabins, first post office, first germans arriving, British colonists, Kerrville incorporating, the founders and other information. Cracker Barrel Chronicles #2803. prev owner's name stamped on ffep & rfep, dj corners chipped at top & bottom. 
Price: 212.50 USD
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214 Bennett, Charles E. and Lennon, Donald R. A Quest for Glory: Major General Robert Howe and the American Revolution
Chapel Hill, NC The University of North Carolina Press 1991 0807819824 / 9780807819821 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrations & Maps 
205 pp, xiv, brown clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, grey dj w/illustrated front panel w/red-black lettering on the panels. Major General Robert Howe was ranked seventh in seniority among American general officers at the end of the Revolutionary War. He was born into North Carolina planter aristocracy, and with the outbreak of war in 1775, he was appointed colonel of the Second North Carolina regiment. After Howe's forces were defeated by the British in Savannah in 1778, he joined General Washington's army. He was division commander in the New York Highlands, on two occasions he was called upon to put down mutinies in the Continental Army. He presided over the court-martials of Generals Benedict Arnold and Alexander McDougall, and he sat on the jury for the spy trial of British Major John André. light stain on top edge. 
Price: 18.66 USD
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215 Berkman, Pamela The History of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
New York, NY Bonanza Books 1988 0517633507 / 9780517633502 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
128 pp, blu papercovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy blu, white, tan, brown, red color pictorial dust jacket w/color photo of Santa Fe engines on the front and color pictorial illustration of a native American chief on the rear panel. The story of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company that included nearly all of the southwestern United States, from the Mississipi to the Pacific and from the Rockies to the Gulf of Mexico. tchison, 
Price: 12.33 USD
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216 Berlandier, Jean Louis and translated by Ohlendorf, Sheila M. w/intro by Muller, C. H. Journey to Mexico : During the Years 1826-1834 - 2 Volumes
Austin, TX The Texas State Historical Association 1981 0876110448 / 9780876110447 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
xxxvi, 672 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering w/brown slipcase w/tan color illustrated pastedown on side. Berlandier's account of his travels in Texas are among the most valuable scientific records of the United States. His biographer called him "one of the most prolific and versatile writers on the American West prior to the extensive railway and Mexican boundary surveys in the 1850s." Berlandier was sent to Mexico by Professor Augustin Pyramus de Candolle for the purpose of collecting natural history specimens and making notes upon the country. His employment on the Boundary Commission as a botanist and zoologist obligated him to study and collect a wide variety of natural hisotry subjects. 
Price: 106.25 USD
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217 Berry, William D. Deneki : An Alaskan Moose
New York, NY The Macmillan Company 1967 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Berry, William D. 
unpaginated, orange clothcovered boards w/blu silhouette illustration on the front cover and blue lettering on the spine, dj light blu-brown-white-green illustrated front & rear panels. Deneki is a moose born in Alaska. The book describes the first year of Deneki's life. THe moose calf learns how to browse for food, fell from grizzly, and survive the winter snows. 
Price: 14.03 USD
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218 Beyer, Pete & edited by Parsons, Pat and Chuck Reminiscing with Pete Beyer
Gonzales, TX Reese's Print Shop 2007 Limited Soft Cover w/staples Near Fine No Jacket Limited Edition 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos Signed by Both Authors
viii, 67 pp, light blu-wht SC wraps w/black lettering, SIGNED by both editors on the title page. The memoirs of Ferdinand "Pete" Beyer. He was born near Kingsbury, Texas and enlisted in the US Army after he turned 18. He became a pilot and served in combat duty at the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations. He participated in Hump Flights in Burma and China. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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219 Biesele, Rudolph Leopold The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861
San Marcos, TX German-Texan Heritage Society 1987 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Maps 
viii, (4), 261 pp, (7), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The founding of German settlements in Texas began in 1831, when Friedrich Ernst, settled on a league of land on bank of Mill Creek. In the counties of Comal, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Llano, Kendall, & Kerr, the settlements were founded as result of a colonization movement supported by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas. 
Price: 102.00 USD
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220 Biesele, Rudolph Leopold The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861
San Marcos, TX German-Texan Heritage Society 1987 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Maps 
viii, (4), 261 pp, (7), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The founding of German settlements in Texas began in 1831, when Friedrich Ernst, settled on a league of land on bank of Mill Creek. In the counties of Comal, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Llano, Kendall, & Kerr, the settlements were founded as result of a colonization movement supported by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas. 
Price: 102.00 USD
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