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1 Tarpley, Fred 1001 Texas Place Names
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1980 0292760167 / 9780292760165 Soft Cover Near Fine Very Good Blakemore, Sally 
xx, 236 pp, green SC wraps w/black lettering w/color illustrated front panel, dj green w/yel-black lettering & color illustrated map of Texas on the front cover. The author has chosen 1001 of the most unusual & interesting of the 75,000 place names on the Texas maps. The names of Texas communities and places can be traced to people, landscapes, the Bible, literature, mythology, misunderstandings, errors, backward spelling, anecdotes and events. 
Price: 14.03 USD
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2 Tarpley, Fred Jefferson: Riverport to the Southwest
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1983 0890154007 / 9780890154007 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Photos, Maps & Illustrations Signed by Author
x, 392 pp, green clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, white endpapers w/black illustrations, SIGNED by the author on the title page, orange-white illustrated endpapers w/white lettering on the front panel and red lettering on the spine w/white rear panel and black text on the dj. This volume is an attempt to identify the myths and events that have created a mystique about Jefferson and given the town the title of "the Williamsburg of Texas," "the town that would not die," and "Baghdad on the bayou." 
Price: 29.33 USD
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