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81 Almaraz Jr., Felix D. The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1992 2nd Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Maps, Charts 
100 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering, wraparound illustration. San Antonio, TX has five former Spanish Missions. Author reconstructed the land tenure system that began w/the Spaniards jurisprudential right of discovery. 
Price: 19.13 USD
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82 Altrocchi, Julia Colley Snow Covered Wagons: a Pioneer Epic : The Donner Party Expedition 1846-1847
New York, NY The Macmillan Company 1936 Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
xxiii, grey-white boards w/black lettering on spine & front cover, map endpapers of the Donner Expedition. The book lists members of the following families: Donner, Reed, Breen, Eddy, Murphy, McCutcheon, Keseberg, Wolfinger, Graves, along with the teamsters and individuals. It contains a roster of life, roster of death, and a roster of relief. the story of the Donner party told in poetic form. prev owner's name & address along w/bookplate on the half title page, foxing to the endpapers, and stains and soiling on the boards. 
Price: 18.70 USD
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83 Alvarez, Elizabeth Cruce & Plocheck, Robert Texas Almanac : The Source for All Things Texan Since 1857 : 2008 - 2009
Dallas, TX The Dallas Morning News 2008 0914511408 / 9780914511403 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Illustrations 
736 pp, glossy green-light brown-brown papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels, color illustrated endpaper maps. The book contains more than 250 photos from the Gulf of Mexico to the West Texas mountains and detailed relief maps of the state and each of its 254 counties. It has an overview of archeology in Texas with a list of sites to visit, a look at the Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas, a history of Cajuns in Texas, and a history of minor league baseball in Texas. 
Price: 10.41 USD
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84 Amberson, Mary Margaret McAllen & McAllen, Margaret H. & McAllen, James A. I Would Rather Sleep in Texas : A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant
Austin, TX Texas State Historical Ass'n. 2003 087611186X / 9780876111864 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by One of the Authors
xii, 655 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj tan w/color pictorial front w/grey spine w/color pictorial cameo, Inscribed & SIGNED by Mary Amberson on the title page. This volume tells the story of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the people who struggled to make this land their home. An account of the history of the families of the Santa Anita land grant, consists of almost two hundred years of history (1748-1940). In 1790 the Santa Anita, a Spanish land grant was awarded to merchant Jose Manuel Gomez. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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85 Ambler, J. Richard The Anasazi : the Prehistoric People of the Four Corners Region
Flagstaff, AZ Museum of Northern Arizona 1977 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Gaede, Marc 
52 pp, blk-red SC wraps w/color pictorial front of cliff dwelling. Booklet about the Anasazi who lived over a broad area of the Four Corners country encompassing the states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. 
Price: 6.76 USD
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86 American Automobile Association Northeastern AAA Tour Book - Vol. 1
Washington, D.C. American Automobile Association 1941 Soft Cover Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Maps 
656 pp, light green-brown-black SC wraps w/illustrated front cover, map tipped in rear of book. The book provides information on Connecticut, Delaware, Washington D.C., Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec. some toning to the covers and pages. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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87 Anderson Lieut. Col., Thomas M. THE POLITICAL CONSPIRACIES PRECEDING THE REBELLION or the True Stories of Sumter and Pickens
New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1882 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo 
100 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, decorative endpapers, dedication page has inscription "Compliments of the author" on top of the page. Book provides an account of the conspiracies immediately preceding the Rebellion of 1861 against the authority of the National Government of the United States of America. The plots were connected with the sieges of Fort Sumter and Fort Pickens. worn on the corners, prev owner's name stamped on copyright & dedication page, dedication page tear repaired, rear flyleaf tear repaired, and stained on top edge of the boards. 
Price: 76.50 USD
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88 Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer Confederate General : William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864
Snyder, TX Snyder Publishing Company 1999 1881825256 / 9781881825258 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos, Maps & Illustrations 
xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Arkansas in 1864. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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89 Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer Confederate General William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864
Snyder, TX Snyder Publishing Company 1999 1881825256 / 9781881825258 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos, Maps & Illustrations 
xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Arkansas in 1864. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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90 Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer Reflections : An Album of West Texas History, 1840-1990
Snyder, TX Charles G. Anderson 1990 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Limited & Numbered Edition 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos w/illustrations by Bright, Lu 
xiv, 496 pp. brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine w/illustration on the front cover, pictorial front endpapers and map rear endpapers, #1739 of 2000 cc's. The book has information on General William Read Surrey, settlers, buffalo, Inidans, Josiah Wright Mooar, Willma Henry Snyder, Nunn Brothers, forts, dugouts, cities, law and order, ranching, oil, education, war and the military and other information. The book contains quite a few photographs concerning the area. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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91 Anderson, Eric Gary American Indian Literature and the Southwest: Contexts and Dispositions
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1999 0292704887 / 9780292704886 First Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photo & Illustrations 
xii, 225 pp, glossy black-olive green-red SC wraps w/red-wht lettering, illustrated front panel. The author explores the Southwest as a real and a culturally constructed site of migration and encounter. 
Price: 9.78 USD
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92 Anderson, Gary Clayton The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing In The Promised Land, 1820-1875
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 2005 0806136987 / 9780806136981 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Illustrations 
x, 494 pp, quarterbound w/red boards w/red cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, glossy dark red-black dj w/orange-red-white lettering. The book explores the race relations during the Mexican Republic, the Republic of Texas and early statehood. The author exposes the ethnic warfare that dominated the frontier. The struggle between Anglos and Indians for land. He tells how Scotch-Irish settlers clashed with Wichitas, Caddos, and other farming tribes and then challenged the Comanches and Kiowas for their hunting grounds. He tells how the Texas government encouraged the Rangers to annihilate INdian villages, including women and children, spreading terror so that the survivors and neighboring Native groups would want to leave. The policy succeeded: by the 1870s, Indians had been driven form central and western Texas. 
Price: 24.61 USD
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93 Anderson, Greta More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Texas Women
Guilford, CT Teh Globe Pequot Press 2002 0762712732 / 9780762712731 First Edition Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
x, 118 pp, glossy tan-white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel w/dark brown-dark red lettering, red spine w/white lettering. A Twodot Book. The book presents brief biographies on the following six women: Sarah Bowman, Martha White McWhirter, Cynthia Ann Parker, Mary Ann "Molly" Dyer Goodnight, Sofie Herzog Huntington, and Sara Estela Ramirez. 
Price: 9.14 USD
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94 Anderson, Justin Van Gordon w/intro by Frantz, Joe B. Recollections and Reflections of a Texian
Waco, TX Texian Press 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
174 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering. The book is the recollections of the author of events during his life and also some events that took place before his time. slight water damage to the endpapers and pastedowns. 
Price: 33.96 USD
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95 Anderson, Justin Van Gordon w/intro by Frantz, Joe B. Recollections and Reflections of a Texian
Waco, TX Texian Press 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Autographed Letter Signed By Author
174 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, grey dj w/illustated front panel & photo of author and friend on the back panel. Includes SIGNED letter by the author. The book is the recollections of the author of events during his life and also some events that took place before his time. slight water damage to the endpapers and pastedowns. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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96 Andrews, Danny A Pictorial History of Hale County, Texas
Plainview, TX Plainview Daily Herald 1992 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Oblong Sm8vo - from 7-1/2" to 8" Photos 
132 pp, blue boards w/silver lettering & illustration on the front board. The book provides a history in pictures of Plainview and Hale County for the late 1800's through the present. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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97 Andrews, Jean Sea Shells of the Texas Coast
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1971 0292701373 / 9780292701373 Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos by Gates, Jean Bowers 
xvii, 298 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj blu w/wht lettering and w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book contains 369 mollusk photograhs and 65 line drawings that go with the text. The author has written a guide to the mollusks and to the barrier islands of Texas. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. Lowman Printing Arts in Texas pg 32 & 71. some light foxing to the first couple of pages, light sunning top edge of boards, prev owner's name on the ffep. 
Price: 72.25 USD
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98 Andrews, Jean Sea Shells of the Texas Coast
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1971 0292701373 / 9780292701373 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket/fine Slipcase Limited & Numbered Edition 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xvii, 298 pp, specially bound w/light brown silk screened linen fabric designed by the author w/black lettering on the spine, dark brown illustrations on the front cover & dark brown lettering on the front cover, dark brown endpapers w/a SIGNED limited edition bookplate on the FPD, this is No. 23 of 55 cc's, slipcase light brown clothcovered. The book is Inscribed Happy Shelling! on the half title page and SIGNED. Therefore the book is doubled signed by the author. The book contains 369 mollusk photograhs and 65 line drawings that go with the text. She has written a guide to the mollusks and to the barrier islands of Texas. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. Lowman Printing Arts in Texas pg 32 & 71. The slipcase has been built by professional book binder. 
Price: 195.50 USD
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99 Andrews, Jean Texas Shells : a Field Guide
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1981 0292724314 / 9780292724310 Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. slight crease on upper left corner of the rear panel. 
Price: 24.23 USD
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100 Andrews, Jean Texas Shells : a Field Guide
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1981 0292724314 / 9780292724310 Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. 
Price: 25.08 USD
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