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1 Proceedings : upon the trial of the action brought by Mary Elizabeth Smith against the right Hon. The Earl Ferrers
London, England William Pickering 1846 Quarter-Leather HB Very Good-  No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
412 pp, (20 pp), w/blu-blk marbled boards. Action against the Right Hon. Washington Sewallis Shirley Earl Ferrers for breach of promise of marriage. Damages laid at 20,000 pounds before Mr. Justice Wightman and a special jury. new endpapers, one ffep has small chips along edges, book has been professionally rebound quarter leather.  
Price: 250.75 USD
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2 1st Battalion, 15th Artillery 1st Battalion 15th Artillery
Baton Rouge, LA Army and Navy Publishing Company, Inc. 1963 Hard Cover Good+  No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
unpaginated, maroon cloth covered boards w/yel-silver emblems on the front cover, color illustrated endpapers. The 15th Artillery was organized in 1917 in Syracuse, New York. In the 1940's they supported the fires of the Division throughout Germany. In 1950 the 15th was sent to Korea. It had the motto of "Second to None" in the two world wars. They were also known as the Indianhead warriors. It was part of the 2nd Infantry Division. First two page missing the upper front corner, all of the text is present, worn on the bottom rear edgen 1-1/2".  
Price: 59.50 USD
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3 A.L.O.C. The Story of a Dark Plot or Tyranny on the Frontier
Boston, MA The Warren Press 1903 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Photos 
198 pp, maroon cloth boards w/gilt letters. The book is about temperance in Eastern Canada. Volume about an assault on W.W. Smith a temperance worker in Province of Quebec. W.W. Smith was engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in Brome County. slight wear top & bottom of the spine, corners slight wear, prev owner's name on ffep 
Price: 14.88 USD
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4 Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Walton, Anthony Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII'S Forgotten Heroes
New York, NY Broadway Books 2004 0385503385 / 9780385503389 Hard Cover Near Fine  Near Fine Book Club Edition 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
xv, 302 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white dj w/pictorial front, spine & back panels. The book recounts the story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II.  
Price: 12.75 USD
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5 Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L. Both Sides of the Border - a Scattering of Texas Folklore
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 2004 1574411845 / 9781574411843 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Illustrations 
xi, 304 pp, burnt-orange colored clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy brown-green-white dj w/pictorial front cover and text rear cover. Publication of the Texas Folklore Society LXI . The chapters are organized thematically, and include favorite storytellers like James WardLee, Thad Sitton, and Jerry Lincecum. The book is divided into four sections: Remembering our Ancestors, Texas-Mexican Folklore, Miscellaneous Memorabilia,and The Family Saga. Prev owners name stamped on ffep and address label on the pastedown of the front cover. 
Price: 24.23 USD
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6 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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7 Aelianus, Claudius & translated by Stanley, Thomas His Various History
London, England Printed for Thomas Dring 1665 First Thus Full-Leather Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall 
[14], 314 pp, [28 the arguments], dark brown morocco leather w/five ribs on the spine w/gilt deco and red morocco title block on the spine w/gilt lettering. The volume contains fourteen books in one volume. Aelian (c. AD 175 - c. 235) was a Roman author but spoke Greek, born at Praeneste, and a teacher of rhetoric. This work is a collection of anecdotes and biographical sketches, lists, maxims, and descriptions of natural wonders and strange local customs. The book contains two notes of encouragement in the foreword from Edw. Sherburne and Richard Strokes, M.D. In the first book Aelian writes of the Polypus, spiders, frogs, dog, sea-fox, sea-tortoifes, wild swine, lions, Cretan goats and other animals and birds. In the second book he writes of Socrates teaching, Senocles & Euripides contending at the Olympick Games. and other things The third book about Xenophon hearing about the death of his son, of drunkeness of Papyrians, Byzantines, Argives, Corinthians, Thracians, and Illyians plus more. The fourth book he writes of customs of nations and people, Theban Law concering artificers and painters and more. The fifth book talks of Hercules and his pillars, the voluntary death of Calanus, of Aristotle, and Athenians being inclined to novelties and more. The sixth book has wrath, inhumanity, contempt, injustice, and violence of some towards others, Laconick Laws, earthquake at Sparta and more. The book has been professionally rebound in full morooco leather. 
Price: 807.50 USD
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8 Agassiz, Professor and Mrs. Louis A Journey in Brazil
Boston, MA Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1886 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall 
xix, map, 540 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, grey coated endpapers, t.e.g. (top edge gilt). The book describes the voyage from New York to Rio de Janeiro and its environs. The author describes life in Rio and then continues w/voyage up the coast to Pará and then to Manaos. He describes life in the various places in Brazil. 
Price: 54.83 USD
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9 AHSGR Clues 1992
Lincoln, NE American Historical Society of Germans from Russia 1992 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good+  No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
112 pp, orange SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. The booklet contains the following information: surname exchange, tracing relatives in Argentina, requests from abroad, new genealogical agreement signed, telephone book genealogy comes of age, photos for identification, and passenger lists and other information  
Price: 6.75 USD
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10 Aiken, Riley w/foreword by Abernethy, Francis E. Mexican Folktales from the Borderland
Dallas, TX Southern Methodist University Press 1980 0870741756 / 9780870741753 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Zamora, Dennis 
xv, 159 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, light brown dj w/orange-dark brown illustration on hte front panel. The folk tales collected by the author are a blending of three cultural traditions and provide a feel for the character and language of the Mexican-Indian rural borderland culture. 
Price: 25.08 USD
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11 Air Ministry Bomber Command : the Air Ministry Account of Bomber Comand's Offensive Against the Axis
London, England His Majesty's Stationery Office 1941 Soft Cover Good-  No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Maps & Charts 
128 pp, dark blu-black-light blu SC wraps w/light blu lettering w/wraparound color illustration. INCLUDES letter written on No. 1 British Flying Training School at Terrell, Texas USA Royal Air Force stationary dated 14/5/42. a three page letter, discussing events that transpired for the writer along w/speculation about RAF training schools in the USA. Booklet is about the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis September, 1939-July, 1941. corners curled, missing chips on the spine one inch at top, one inch in middle, and one half inch at bottom of the spine. prev owner's name on verso of front cover, edges some foxing, verso of covers foxed.  
Price: 42.50 USD
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12 Alden, Edward The Closing of Teh American Border - Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11
New York, NY HarperCollins Publishers 2008 0061558397 / 9780061558399 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
xv, (3), 346 pp, (2), dark blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy blu-green -grey dj w/color pictorial on the front cover and spine w/grey rear panel w/text in white-orange. The book is based on interviews with the Bush Administration officials charged with securing the border after 9/11 
Price: 11.86 USD
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13 Alessio Robles, Vito Coahuila y Texas en la Epoca Colonial -
México, D. F. Editorial Cvltvra 1938 Special Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos, Illustrations & Maps Signed by Author
xii, 751 pp, [2], light brown-dark brown marbled boards w/red & brown title blocks on the spine w/gilt lettering w/three ribs on the spine. This is copy no. 20 of 100 cc's of the special limited edition Spanish Language, and is SIGNED by the author on the colophon page and is Volume 1 only. The top edge of the pages are red, deckle edges on the fore & bottom edges. This work presents the history of Texas as a Spanish province and state from the Mexican viewpoint. It has been presented as the first comprehnesive study of any section of northern Mexico. The author presents the history of the area from Spanish colonial times through 1848. The volume includes numerous folding maps, plates, portraits, facsimiles, and textual charts. The bibliography in the book runs from 675 to 701. The author fought in the Mexican Revolution under Carranza adn Pancho Villa. He was the auhor of numerous works on the early history o Texas and Mexico. Basic Texas Books 1A, Howes #382, limited edition of Mexican-American War of 1846-1848 by Garrett pg #4, a Full Howes by Jenkins #2166. Small library label on spine, stamped on fore edge, stamped on ffep, library number wrote on dedication page, card holder tipped in on the RPD. This volume has been rebound by the library with the original front wrapper tipped in as the second page and the rear wrapper page tipped in as second page from end along with the spine tipped in seperately. 
Price: 488.75 USD
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14 Alexander, Caroline The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf, Inc. 2000 0375404031 / 9780375404030 12th Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos by Hurley, Frank 
[10], 212 pp, [2], quarterbound w/black papercovered boards w/black clothcovered spine w/silver lettering, brown dj w/black-and-white photo on the front cover and yel-brown sepia photo on the rear panel. In 1914 explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuite of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. The author provides an account of the Shackleton expedition. The story of their being frozen in the ice, the ship being crushed and sunk and being stranded for twenty-two months before being rescued. 
Price: 7.86 USD
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15 Alexander, E. J. and Woodward, Carol H. The Flora of the Unicorn Tapestries
New York, NY The New York Botanical Garden 1974 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
28 pp, wht-black SC wraps w/illustrated front panel. The booklet describes the seven mediaeval tapestries at the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, New York City. The woven panels portray the legendary and symbolic tale of the Hunt of the Unicorn. There are approximately 101 different plants represented in the tapestries with approximately 85% identifiable. The artisans of the tapestries placed the moisture-loving plants at the water's edge, the correct forest trees together, and the plants of open spaces generally where they belonged in nature. small stain on top corner by spine.  
Price: 13.55 USD
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16 Alexander, Frances Pebbles from a Broken Jar : Fables and Hero Stories from Old China
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1963 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall w/scissor-cuts Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
31 pp, green cloth boards, w/black lettering & deco on the front cover, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. A collection of 18 short legends of ancient china. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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17 Alexander, Larry Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II
New York, NY New American Library 2009 0451225937 / 9780451225931 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
336 pp, quarterbound grey papercovered boards w/tan papercovered spine w/tan-brown dj w/brown-sepia colored pictorial front panel. The book is the story of the Alamo Scouts in the Pacific during World War II. To retake the Phlippines, General MacArthru needed a first-rate intelligence-gathering unit. Out of the thousands, only 138 men were chosen. Their task was to slip onto Japanese-held islands, stalk through the jungles and assess enemy locations, conditions, morale, and troup strength, while remaining undetected . They completed at least 108 known missions against the Japanese. They performed a wide array of special operations, conducted rescue missions to recover captured military and ciivlian prisoners from Japanese camps, organized and supplies guerrilla freed fighters and other operations. 
Price: 20.36 USD
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18 Ali, Salim and Futehally, Laeeq Common Birds - India-the Land and People
New Delhi, India National Book Trust, India 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Color Illustrations 
118 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front cover and spine, glossy green-white dj w/blue-red-green illustrated front panel. The book is the ABC of bird watching in India to help novice learn to recognize the common birds of his locality. prev own name ffep, dj edges sl chipping. 
Price: 12.54 USD
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19 Allen, Charles Ace Rivals
Austin, TX Baywood Publishing 1995 0964540401 / 9780964540408 Soft Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Maps Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
232 pp, glossy wht-red-blk SC wraps w/illustrated front & photo of author on the back. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on FPD. The adventures of two pilots from same high school in Texas during the 2nd World War & Korea. publisher's sticker on FPD.  
Price: 14.88 USD
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20 Allen, Thomas B. & Berry, F. Clifton & Polmar, Norman War in the Gulf
Atlanta, GA Turner Publishing, Inc. 1991 1878685007 / 9781878685001 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+  Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
240 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj black-orange-yel w/pictorial front. From the invasion of Kuwait to the day of victory & beyond.  
Price: 9.14 USD
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