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Lighthouses of Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay w/foreword by Holland, F. Ross

Price: $46.71

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050763

ISBN: 0890964815

Condition: Very Good+


xv, 128 pp, green clothcovered boards w/bright blu lettering on the spine, SIGNED by author on the half title page, w/date 23 Oct 2011. glossy green dj w/color illustrated front panel w/white-black lettering on front panel & spine. The author presents the comprehensive story of the lighthouses and lightships of Texas. It focuses on the ten surviving light stations as well as the two lightships that formerly served the Texas coast. Prev owner wrote on the ffep as a gift. 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 Revolution. The author states "The Texas Revolution was neither the culmination of a deep-laid program of chicanery and greed... 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 for the government of France" is for both volumes. TSHA Winfrey - pg 37. 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 for the government of France" is for both volumes. TSHA Winfrey - pg 37. 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(s)

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 Volunteers, muster roll of Austin City Light Artillery Company, muster roll of "Travis Confederate Guards", muster roll of &#... 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(s)

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 Volunteers, muster roll of Austin City Light Artillery Company, muster roll of "Travis Confederate Guards", muster roll of &#... 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 Walker house, Earle-Napier-Kinnard house, Earle- Harrison house, Fort house, C.C. McCulloch house, Lusk-Clifton house, east terr... 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

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 contemporary and historical illustrations. spine on dj is sunned. 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

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(s)

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. This is the story of five generations of Schreiners, of a people determined to hold on to their heritage. 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 his family arrived in San Antonio in 1852. It is the story of success and failure, the Great Depression, droughts, and two Wor... 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

Eighter from Decatur Growing up in North Texas

By: Barton, Jim Tom

Price: $29.75

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 017265

Condition: Near Fine


149 pp, brown boards w/black letters, dj tan-wht-blk w/pictorial front, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author. Insights into the ways of a small North Texas county seat during the first decades of this century. View more info

Eighter from Decatur Growing up in North Texas

By: Barton, Jim Tom

Price: $19.98

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019163

Condition: Near Fine


149 pp, brown boards w/black letters, dj tan-wht-blk w/pictorial front. Insights into the ways of a small North Texas county seat during the first decades of this century. View more info

Rawhide Bound : Mystery tales from the texas Range Lands

By: Bateman Sr., Ed

Price: $63.75

Publisher: San Angelo, TX, Moss Publishing Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 040163

Condition: Very Good+


100 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, dj yel blu lettering & illustration on the front cover. A collection of short stories about the west where he presents the direct thinking, native integrity and courage with which the old-time cowman of Texas faced. Prev owner's name on FPD, slight sunning to the spine, small chip at top of the spine. View more info

Walter McGill : Preacher and Penman

By: Bates, Lucille M.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006080

Condition: Very Good


110 pp, light green, Book is biography of Cumberland Presbyterian minister that wrote SIGNED, the book "The Western World" & "A Commentary on Ecclesiastical Government".He & his family lived in Tennesse in a home on Missionary Ridge when the the Civil War came. He brought his family to Walker County, Texas in 1868. Author delved deep into recorded wills, deeds & census figures, and gave the names of children born to different marriages, which provides and authentic record f/both the direct descendents of Walter McGill and for members of lateral branches. Book also has informa... View more info

Bee County Centennial 1858-1958

By: Bauer, Grace

Price: $36.55

Publisher: Beeville, TX, The Bee County Centennial, Inc.: 1958

Seller ID: 036978

Condition: Very Good


115 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/red-blu lettering on the front panel and map in blu on the rear panel. The book is devoted to the development of Bee County. It begins with early background, Irish colonists, the Texas Revolution, the Mier Expedition, Indian raids, the counties jails, the first roads in bee county and more. It lists the some of the people that held some of the positions in the county during those years. pages 70 to 115 contain ads from various businesses. small stain on the front cover. View more info

Rendezvous at the Alamo

By: Baugh, Virgil E. & Foreword By Nance, Joseph

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017684

ISBN: 0803260741

Condition: Very Good+


251 pp, blk-brn-wht SC wraps w/color wraparound pictorial. Highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis. View more info

Rendezvous at the Alamo highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis

By: Baugh, Virgil E. & Foreword By Nance, Joseph, Photos & Illustrations

Price: $8.08

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018481

ISBN: 0803260741

Condition: Very Good


251 pp, black-white-red-brown SC wraps w/color pictorial wraparound, slight corner bump of bottom back corner. Author tells the life stories of Bowie, Travis, & Crockett & evaluates the role that each played at the Alamo. View more info