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35,000 Days in Texas : a history of the Dallas News and its Forbears

By: Acheson, Sam

Price: $23.59

Publisher: New York, NY, the Macmillan Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Autographed Letter Signed By Author

Seller ID: 009232

Condition: Very Good


337 pp, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED. light foxing to edges. View more info

Under Texas Skies - Volume I, No. 2 - June 1950

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1950

Seller ID: 020397

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Texas Heritage : volume III Number I

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Austin, TX, Highlands Historical Press: 1961

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 027350

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

Texas Heritage

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $15.09

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1959

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 035508

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : August 1956

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1956

Seller ID: 035535

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : January 15, 1957

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1957

Seller ID: 035536

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : March 1957

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1957

Seller ID: 035537

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : March 1957

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1957

Seller ID: 035538

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Under Texas Skies - Volume III, No. 8 - December 1952

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 037394

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

Under Texas Skies - Volume V, Nos. 5-6 - January-February 1955

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1955

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 037395

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

Texas Heritage : volume I Number I and Number 2

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $37.83

Publisher: Austin, TX, Highlands Historical Press: 1960

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Editor

Seller ID: 050875

Condition: Very Good


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, Th... View more info

Austin and Commodore Perry

By: Adair, A. Garland and Perry, E.H.

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundtn Inc.: 1956

Seller ID: 033355

Condition: Good


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 View more info

Austin and Commodore Perry

By: Adair, A. Garland and Perry, E.H.

Price: $39.74

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundtn Inc.: 1956

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 050956

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Wells Brothers - the Young Cattle Kings

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $27.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 051641

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country

By: Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M.

Price: $18.70

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1956

Seller ID: 039238

Condition: Very Good-


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 L... View more info

Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country

By: Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M.

Price: $27.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1956

Seller ID: 040068

Condition: Very Good


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,... View more info

Stars Over Texas

By: Adams, Carolyn

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040367

ISBN: 0890154412

Condition: Near Fine


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 lif... View more info

British Diplomatic Correspondence Concerning the Republic of Texas - 1838-1846

By: Adams, Ephraim Douglass

Price: $153.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1917

Seller ID: 036124

Condition: Good+


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 a... View more info

Damming the Colorado: The Rise of the Lower Colorado River Authority, 1933-1939

By: Adams, John A.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039314

ISBN: 0890964262

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

The Cowboy & His Humor

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1968

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 040665

Condition: Very Good


[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. View more info