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The Darrell Royal Story

By: Banks, Jimmy

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049872

ISBN: 0883190168

Condition: Very Good+


178 pp, orange boards w/wht lettering, glossy burnt orange dj w/pictorial front panel and photo of the author on the back panel. The book describes the career of the most successful coach in Southwestern Conference history. Royal was an All American quarterback of the University of Oklahoma. He served as an assistant coach at North Carolina State, Tulsa, Mississippi State, and as head coach at Mississippi State, and University of Washington then he joined the Universi... View more info

Mexico and Texas 1821-1835 : University of Texas Research Lectures on the Causes of the Texas Revolution

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $293.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, P. L. Turner Company: 1928

Seller ID: 036328

Condition: Very Good


vii, 167 pp, dark maroon boards w/gilt lettering, dj green-purple w/illustrated front panel. The volume contains four studies that were lectures that were given in 1928, and the fifth paper was read at a meeting of the American Historical Association (1911). The papers were titled: the Racial and Political Background, Mexican Appreciations and Defensive Precautions, Colonial Grievances, The Development of the Revolution, and Public Opinion in Texas Preceding the Revol... View more info

The Life of Stephen F. Austin : Founder of Texas, 1793-1836 - a Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $382.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Cokesbury Press: 1925

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038873

Condition: Very Good


xv, 551 pp, blu paper covered boards w/tan paper covered spine & corners w/black morocco title block w/gilt lettering, (teg) top edge gilt, # 231 of 250 cc's of the de luxe, limited, signed edition, and SIGNED by the author on the third ffep, two foldout maps in text, fore edge & bottom edge untrimmed. Tan slipcase professional binder. The most-praised of all Texas biographies per Jenkins. It has been called the finest single piece of historical writing yet done in T... View more info

The Life of Stephen F. Austin : Founder of Texas, 1793-1836 - a Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $127.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Cokesbury Press: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 050936

Condition: Very Good+


xv, 551 pp, brown buckham covered boards w/embossed gilt bust of Austin, on the front cover, gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the ffep, two foldout maps in text. The most-praised of all Texas biographies per Jenkins. It has been called the finest single piece of historical writing yet done in Texas per Joe Frantz. J. Evetts Haley pronounced it "the finest biography in Texas Literature." Much of the volume is history rather... View more info

The Father of Texas : The Life of Stephen F. Austin for Young People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Steck Company: 1935

Seller ID: 051739

Condition: Very Good


viii, 248 pp, blu grey cloth covered boards w/dark blu letterng on the spine & front cover. dj black w/white lettering on the front & spine w/white rear panel w/black lettering. The author rewrote the book The Life of Stephen F. Austin for younger readers in order to provide information on the influence that he had on Texas. dj rubbed on the edges w/small chips along bottom edge, dj front flap price clipped. View more info

The French Legation in Texas : Volume I Recognition, Rupture, and Reconciliation

By: Barker, Nancy Nichols w/foreword by Connally, John

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Ass'n: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034218

Condition: Very Good+


357 pp, blue cloth covered boards w/pastedown label on the spine, clear mylar dj w/printed front flap. The book provides a view of frontier life through the eyes of diplomats transported from the Old World to the New. The French agents ranged f/awed admiration to horrified shock at the manner in which the "Texians" conducted their affairs. only volume 1. the listing BTB #9 "This work is a compilation of oriignal reports on Texas confidentially prepared... View more info

The French Legation in Texas : Volume I Recognition, Rupture, and Reconciliation

By: Barker, Nancy Nichols w/foreword by Connally, John

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Ass'n: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038320

ISBN: 087611026X

Condition: Very Good+


357 pp, blue cloth covered boards w/pastedown label on the spine, clear mylar dj w/printed front flap. The book provides a view of frontier life through the eyes of diplomats transported from the Old World to the New. The French agents ranged f/awed admiration to horrified shock at the manner in which the "Texians" conducted their affairs. only volume 1. the listing BTB #9 "This work is a compilation of oriignal reports on Texas confidentially prepared... View more info

History of Travis County and Austin 1829-1899

By: Barkley, Mary Starr

Price: $102.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, The Steck Company: 1967

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038959

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 388 pp, blu cloth boards w/gilt letters, dj white-black w/wraparound pictorial map of austin in 1839. The book relates the growth of a community f/ a small spot in the wilderness to its place in Texas' political & economical world. Book gives a good insight into the persons who laid the foundation f/Travis County. Has roll of Travis Rifles, roll of Capt. Rhoades Fisher, Company "G" of Col Garland's regiment of Texas Volunteers, muster roll of Austin City Lig... View more info

History of Travis County and Austin 1829-1899

By: Barkley, Mary Starr

Price: $140.25

Publisher: Waco, TX, The Steck Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 040064

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 388 pp, blu cloth boards w/gilt letters, SIGNED by the author on the ffep, dj white-black w/wraparound pictorial map of austin in 1839. The book relates the growth of a community f/ a small spot in the wilderness to its place in Texas' political & economical world. Book gives a good insight into the persons who laid the foundation f/Travis County. Has roll of Travis Rifles, roll of Capt. Rhoades Fisher, Company "G" of Col Garland's regiment of Texas Voluntee... View more info

History of Travis County and Austin 1829-1899

By: Barkley, Mary Starr

Price: $140.25

Publisher: Waco, TX, The Steck Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051728

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 388 pp, blu cloth boards w/gilt letters, SIGNED by the author on the ffep, dj white-black w/wraparound pictorial map of austin in 1839. The book relates the growth of a community f/ a small spot in the wilderness to its place in Texas' political & economical world. Book gives a good insight into the persons who laid the foundation f/Travis County. Has roll of Travis Rifles, roll of Capt. Rhoades Fisher, Company "G" of Col Garland's regiment of Texas Voluntee... View more info

Early Homes of Waco and the People Who Lived in Them

By: Barnes, Lavonia Jenkins foreword by Stripling, Raiford

Price: $53.13

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1970

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 039425

Condition: Very Good


229 pp, red boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, glossy light brown dj w/color pictorial of an older home in Waco.. The book attempts to present old Waco houses which were built as early as 1849 & as late as 1897. Many were still standing but many more were razed in name of progress. The preservation & restoration of these houses & the factual information concerning the lives of the builders is recorded. Some of the houses are old Wal... View more info

Catalogue of the Browning Collection at the University of Texas

By: Barnes, Warner

Price: $10.84

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1966

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 018087

Condition: Very Good+


120 pp, white cloth boards w/brown letters, burnt orange endpapers illustrated w/pictorial of the Brownings. 1000 cc's printed. Book lists the literary manuscripts, letters and books of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and also Robert Browning. #72 of The First Hundred publications of the Humanities research Center of the University of Texas at Austin. View more info

LBJ Country

By: Barnett, John

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Fresno, CA, The Awani Press, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 032925

Condition: Very Good


40 pp, blu-green color pictorial front & rear panels, mpa endpapers. A guide to the Lyndon Baines Johnson National Historic Site (Birthplace and boyhood home), Johnson City , the Texas White House, LBJ State Park, Hye, Stonewall and Fredericksburg. View more info

The Architecture of John F. Staub: Houston and the South

By: Barnstone, Howard w/assistance of Fox, Stephen & Iowa, Jerome & Courtwright, David w/foreword by Scully, Vincent

Price: $488.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038297

ISBN: 0292740123

Condition: Very Good+


xiv, 363 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering in black title block on the spine, light brown-black illustrated endpapers, dj dark brown w/color pictorial front panel w/wht lettering. Staub designed homes for the elite of Houston and the South, such as mansions as Bayou Bend in River Oaks. This volume contains a comprehensive introduction to Staub's work, followed by a portfolio of his finest houses. Each is documented w/text, accompanied by conte... View more info

Reconstruction to Reform: Texas Politics, 1876-1906

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035209

ISBN: 0292701357

Condition: Very Good+


xiv, 315 pp, red cloth covered boars w/black title block w/gilt lettering, dj red w/black lettering w/black-and-wht illustrated front & rear panels. The author analyzes the political developments based on the shift from a rural frontier society and economy towards commercialization of agriculture, industrialization, and urbanization. He explores cultural, religious, ethnic and reginal influecnes on politics. View more info

Texans in Revolt: The Battle for San Antonio, 1835

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 051397

ISBN: 0292781202

Condition: Very Good


x, (6), 94 pp, blu SC wraps w/wht-black lettering w/pictorial front cover. The book covers the battle for Béxar in the fall of 1835. This lengthy siege set the stage for some famous events and for the later revolutionary careers of Sam Houston, James Bowie, and James W. Fannin. slight rubbing to some of the corners and rear bottom front corner creased. View more info

Texans in Revolt: The Battle for San Antonio, 1835

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051398

ISBN: 0292770421

Condition: Near Fine


x, (8), 94 pp, blu SC clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, blu dj w/wht-black letteing w/black-and-white pictorial front cover. The book covers the battle for Béxar in the fall of 1835. This lengthy siege set the stage for some famous events and for the later revolutionary careers of Sam Houston, James Bowie, and James W. Fannin. slight rubbing to dj corners. View more info

Long Days and Short Nights a Century of Texas Ranching on the YO 1880-1980

By: Barrett Jr., Neal

Price: $157.25

Publisher: Mountain Home, TX, Y-O Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039778

ISBN: 0878333150

Condition: Near Fine


192 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt stamped lettering on spine & gilt stamped lettering & illustration of long horn on the front cover, SIGNED by the author on the title page, light brown dj w/illustrated front cover and black lettering. The story of the YO Ranch that was started by a boy who was orphaned shortly after he and his family arrived in San Antonio in 1852. It is the story of success and failure, the Great Depression, droughts, and two World Wars. ... View more info

Long Days and Short Nights a Century of Texas Ranching on the YO 1880-1980

By: Barrett Jr., Neal

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Mountain Home, TX, Y-O Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Subjects

Seller ID: 040594

ISBN: 0878333150

Condition: Very Good+


192 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt stamped lettering on spine & gilt stamped lettering & illustration of long horn on the front cover, SIGNED by five Schreiner's on the ffep, light brown dj w/illustrated front cover and black lettering. The five signatures are of Charles, Charles , Walsh Jr., Gus and LA Schreiner. On the two Chas. unable to make out which ones they are, The story of the YO Ranch that was started by a boy who was orphaned shortly after he and hi... View more info

The Great Hanging at Gainesville

By: Barrett, Thomas

Price: $18.70

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Association: 1961

Seller ID: 051648

Condition: Near Fine


(10), 34 pp, (4), tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front cover w/map endpapers. This is a Texas State Historical Association reprint of "The Great Hanging", pamphlet. This event took place at Gainesville, Cooke Couty, Texas October, A.D. 1862. The oriignal pamphlet was written by one of the jury members View more info