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Family Ties : Volume II : Old Letters

By: Bratton, Grissom, Harwell, Moore

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Oxford, MS, Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. 1982: 1982

Seller ID: 029712

Condition: Very Good-

235 pp, red SC wraps w/black lettering. some of the family letters are from these names : Head, McKinny, Starr, Fox, Childress, Huston, McCleskey, Cannon, Nelson, Craig, Wells, Coffey, Alexander, Spence, Inman, Gardmer-Seg;er. Hill, Short, Morrow, Kinard and many others. The book containa a collection of family letters from some of these family names. FILED THIS BOOK UNDER SIKPWITH PUBLISHING & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY View more info

RIDE THE BIG RED CARS How Trolleys Helped Build Southern California

By: Crump, Spencer

Price: $53.98

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Trans-Anglo Books: 1965

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 026515

Condition: Very Good

240 pp, red boards, dj wht w/red lettering w/pictorial front & pictorial ads on back panel, front endpaper map of the Lines of the Pacific Electric Railway in southern California & rear endpaper is pictorial of Newport Beach Limited Trolley. The book is a narrative history of the interurbans and also of the men and cities whiche were part of them. It recalls the battles between the rail tycoons when Henry Huntington planned to use electric interurbans for a system spanning California & possibly the nation. It analyzes the factors which ended the interurban car. dj chipped along corners & prev ... View more info

The Texas Hill Country : Interpretations by Thirteen Artists

By: intro by Greene, A.C. and foreword by Leeper, John Palmer

Price: $72.25

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1981

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Illustrators & Authors

Seller ID: 051768

ISBN: 0890961166

Condition: Very Good

Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1st edition. Oblong 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall. 120 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine. SIGNED by twelve of the thirteen artists, (except for Woody Gwyn), & the intro & foreword authors, #883 of 1,000 cc's of special edition printed for The Wooden Star Corporation, dark brown cloth covered professionally built slipcase. The 13 contemporary Texas artists share their own personal views of that region in 49 full-color plates. The paintings evoke the charm, beauty, and variety of the Texas heartland. The artists are Kelly Fear... View more info

The Last Campfire : The Life Story of Ted Gray, a West Texas Rancher

By: Nelson, Barney

Price: $84.58

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050537

ISBN: 0890961735

Condition: Near Fine

xvi, 171 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj grey-wht w/pictorial front panel and black-brown lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by Ted Gray to Al Lowery on the half title page to Al Lowman, a well known Texan collector. The author has Ted Gray relate his own story about life on the range w/insights peculiar to those who have lived and loved cattle ranching. dj in brodart protector. View more info

Texas Women

By: Pruitt, Richard & Woo, David

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Taylor Publishing Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050279

ISBN: 087833453X

Condition: Very Good

xiv, 168 pp, black papercovered boards w/wht lettering, dj blk-wht w/pictorial front. The photographers selected 75 women who epitomize the spirit, charm, & glamour of Texas. View more info