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The Capitol Story : Statehouse in Texas

By: Fowler, Mike and Maguire, Jack w/Grisham, Noel and Johnson, Marla

Price: $80.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 012247

ISBN: 0890156638

Condition: Very Good


x, 182 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj gry-brn-blu w/color wraparound pictorial, INSCRIBED & SIGNED by Fowler. The volume is the story of how visionary Texans in 1880, decided to build a capitol that would be the envy of the nation. The state had no money, but it had more than 40 million acres of public land. The people decided to trade more than three million acres of that asset for a grandiose statehouse. This is the story of how they did it. dj sunned, twelve people wrote their names on ffep. View more info

The Capitol Story : Statehouse in Texas

By: Fowler, Mike and Maguire, Jack w/Grisham, Noel and Johnson, Marla with Grisham, Noel and Johnson, Marla

Price: $44.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030907

ISBN: 0890156638

Condition: Very Good


x, 182 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj gry-brn-blu w/color wraparound pictorial. The volume is the story of how visionary Texans in 1880, decided to build a capitol that would be the envy of the nation. The state had no money, but it had more than 40 million acres of public land. The people decided to trade more than three million acres of that asset for a grandiose statehouse. This is the story of how they did it. Includes two brochures - "The Original Goddess of Liberty from the Texas State Capitol" by Texas Memorial Museum and "Texas Capitol Restoration Ce... View more info

A President's Country : A Guide to the Hill Country of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Alcalde Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051275

Condition: Near Fine


80 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine & gilt illustration of saddle on front cover, tan dj w/red illustration of country & man on horseback w/black illustration of saddle on the front panel. The book is a guide to the Hill Country of Texas This is a small segment of Texas, a narrow strip of hill country from Austion to Fredericksburg, less than 100 miles long through the heart of the state, that extends through Travis, Hays, Blanco, and Gillespie Counties. View more info

Texas: Amazing But True

By: Maguire, Jack

Price: $15.94

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049742

ISBN: 0890154872

Condition: Near Fine


192 pp, red papercovered boards w/gilt lettering, dj front panel is w/dark orange-light orange w/wht-black lettering and white rear panel w/black-and-white pictorial of author and text. The author presents tall tales about Texas that are true. Some are Why Texas is the only state that doesn't own its Capitol, Why every French wine owes its existence to Texas, How the Bible inspired an East Texas preacher to buld a succesful airship. The author presents thirty-six of his stories for this book. View more info

A President's Country : A Guide to the Hill Country of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Alcalde Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000116

Condition: Near Fine


80 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine & illustration on the front cover. the endpapers are maps, Hill Country is a small segment of Texas, a narrow strip of hill country from Austion to Fredericksburg, less than 100 miles long through the heart of the state, that extends through Travis, Hays, Blanco, and Gillespie Counties. View more info

Talk of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack

Price: $9.99

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

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 037543

ISBN: 0883190141

Condition: Very Good


156 pp, brown papercovered boards w/black lettering. A vintage collection of Texana trivia. Compendium of Texas oddities. View more info

Talk of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack

Price: $7.44

Publisher: Austin, TX, Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 015963

ISBN: 088319046X

Condition: Very Good-


156 pp, yel-black SC wraps w/illustrated front & back. A vintage collection of Texana trivia. Compendium of Texas oddities. Spine sunned white, slight sunning to the wraps, small stains bottom edge. View more info