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1 100th ANNIVERSARY PIONEER FLOUR MILLS, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 1851-1951.
San Antonio Naylor 1951 1st. Very Good Very Good 
D.j.e (repaired, missing small piece on spine), 93 pp., photos. Chronological history of the firm and San Antionio with period photos. The history of Carl Hilmar Guenther, his wife, and the founding of Pioneer Flour Mills on the San Antonio River. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 49TH ARMORED DIVISION 1962.
Baton Rouge Army & Navy Pub. Co. 1962 1st. Embossed Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Yellow cloth embossed with blue lettering and red, blue & yellow decoration, about 250 pp., many photos of activities and photos of the personnel. Devoted to the period when the 49th was called to active duty at Fort Polk, La. during the Cuban missile crisis. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 A TEXAS SCRAP-BOOK. Made Up of the History, Biography, & Miscellany of Texas & Its People.
N. Y. A. S. Barnes & Co. 1875 1st. Cloth Very Good None 
Rebound with original green cloth laid down on green library cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 657 pp., frontis. of Stephen F. Austin inside front cover, 33 illus., index. Large (2.5"x4") faded area on rear cover. New endpapers & the very last page is a copy. Contains 315 essays, biographies, memoirs, and articles on almost every aspect of Texas history. Basic Tx. Bks#5-"...still a highly useful resource on early Texas." C.W. Raines called it "an invaluable book of references as to informatiion about Texas." Together with Morrison-INDEX TO A TEXAS SCRAP BOOK. Ltd. 300c, 1984 (#25127). 
Price: 450.00 USD
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4 COLLEGE OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS, DENTON, TEXAS.
Denton Whitson & mcDade 1st. Stiff Paper Good No D.j. Issued 
Stiff grey paper covers (10" x 12.5") tied with cord w/photo of front of Administration Building, 10 pages with 6"x8" photos of buildings & two pages with four photos on a 6"x8" sheet. No text. Outer edges & all corners worn. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 COWBOYS & CATTLE Issue of Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. LXXI, No. 1, July 1967
Austin TSHA 1967 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff paper covers with Longhorns illus., 161 pp., photos, illus. Contains several articles on the cattle trade in Texas, cowboys, cattle trails, etc. Impact of the Cattle Trails by Wayne Gard; John Thomas Lytle, Cattle Baron by Jimmy Skaggs; Cowboy Album by Erwin E. Smith w/24 black & white photos; another Gard article with 4 pages of cattle brands of famous Texans. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 DEDICATION OF ST. JOHN'S PARISH HALL, San Antonio, Texas.
San Antonio St. John's Lutheran Church 1922 1st. Stiff Paper Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Stiff brown paper covers w/photo of the Parish Hall, 33 pp., photos of the church & Parish Hall, ads. The history of St. John's Lutheran Church of San Antonio and the Lutheran Church in Texas as well as some local San Antonio history. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 EARLY HISTORY OF NATIVITY OF BLESSED VIRGIN MARY PARISH, NADA, TEXAS. 100th Anniversary.
Nada 1982 1st. Stiff Paper Near Fine 
Paper covers, 60 pp., photos. map of Vox Populi-Nada 1889. Some local history and history of the church. Chapter on Early Catholic Settlers of Vox Populi-Nada mostly from Austia and Germany. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 GREATER TEXAS AND PAN AMERICAN EXPOSITION.
Chicago American Autochrome Co. 1st. Paper Very Good 
A fold-out brochure, 9" x 24" advertising the Greater Texas and Pan American Exposition in Dallas, June 12 to Oct. 31, 1937. About 70 pp. with many photos. Held at the "Texas Centennial plant" now known as the State Fair Park. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 HANDY ALMANAC YEAR BOOK AND ENCYCLOPEDIA 1917. Together with Gazetteer of the United States.
Fort Worth Fort Worth Record 1917 1st. Wrs, Good 
Tan paper covers, 240 pp. (Almanac) & 144 pp. (Gazetteer), index. Spine has worn off and back cover missing; cheap paper. May be missing one or more pages of the Gazetteer at the end of the book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 HISTORY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH, AMMANSVILLE, TEXAS. Diamond Jubilee 1890-1965.
La Grange La Grange Journal 1965 1st. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff white paper covers w/photo of the church, about 80 pp., photos, advertisements. Local history & genealogy for Ammansville, Texas. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 HISTORY OF THE CATTLEMEN OF TEXAS.
Austin T S H A 1991 Leatherette Fine Mylar 
Dark brown spine & tan covers, 350 pp., photos, index. Rarest volume in rangeland literature. Privately printed in 1914 for families of the Cattle Raisers' Assoc., contains biographical sketches of 60 ranchers & pioneers. Six-Score #59-among the rarest and least known of books on the range cattle industry. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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12 HISTORY OF THE CATTLEMEN OF TEXAS.
Austin T S H A 1991 Leatherette Fine Mylar 
Dark brown spine & tan covers, 350 pp., photos, index. Introd. by Harwood Hinton. Rarest volume in rangeland literature. Privately printed in 1914 for families of the Cattle Raisers' Assoc., contains biographical sketches of 60 ranchers & pioneers. Six-Score #59-among the rarest and least known of books on the range cattle industry. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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13 HISTORY OF THE ORDER OF THE ALAMO 1926-1939. Volume Two.
San Antonio The Clegg Co. 1939 1st. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Embossed blue cloth, unpaginated (about 200 pp.), many photos. Local history & genealogy for San Antonio. Many photos of women in beautiful gowns. Originally founded in 1909 as a patriotic observaion of the Battle of San Jacinto--- previously celebrated with the Battle of Flowers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 J E RANCH RODEO OFFICIAL PROGRAM
n.p N.P. 1954 1st. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Pictorial paper covers, about30 pp., photos. Dated in ink, "August 8, 54", also "Julie Ann Rowe went with Emerson C. Ellworth". Origin of Rodeo, descriptions of the events with photos, list of contestants & participants, ads. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 JAHRBUCH DER NEU-BRAUNFELSER ZEITUNG FUER 1935.
New Braunfels Neu-Braunsfelser Zeitung 1936 1st. Wrs, Very Good 
Green paper covers (chipped, gift notation on front), 84 pp. Name stamp on title page. Texst in German. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 JOURNALS OF THE CONVENTION. Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4th, 1845 for the Purpose of Framing a Constitution...
Austin Shoal Creek 1974 Boards Near Fine 
Brown boards, 378 pp., e.p. map. A facsimile reproduction of the 1845 edition with a preface by Mary Bell Hart. Original was limited to 500c, & is now rare. Excellent preface. SEE BTB #69-only reprint of this journal. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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JOURNALS OF THE CONVENTION. Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4th, 1845 for the Purpose of Framing a Constitution...
17 JOURNALS OF THE CONVENTION. Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4th, 1845 for the Purpose of Framing a Constitution...
Austin Shoal Creek 1974 Cloth Fine 
378 pp., e.p. map. No d.j. issued. A facsimile reproduction of the 1845 edition with a preface by Mary Bell Hart. Original was limited to 500c, & is now rare. Excellent preface. SEE BTB #69-only reprint of this journal. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 KINNEY COUNTY. Brackettville, Spofford, Ft. Clark
Brackettville New World Study Club 1947 1st. Stiff Wrs. Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Stiff blue paper covers, 80 pp., photos, ads. Contains a reprint of an account of Kinney County by Charles Kartes pub. in 1907, other accounts & pictures of the past, and Kinney County of Today (1947). Ex-library from the DRT with small stamp on first page. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 LIBERTY OIL FIELD PHOTO.
1st. Fine 
Sepia colored photo of a drilling crew in front of several derricks, storage tanks, & smoke stacks. On the left of the photo appear to be a number of animal carcasses on a tree. Nice clear photo mounted on a stiff board, 11" x 15", and brown matts around it. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 MEMORIAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF McLENNAN, FALLS, BELL AND CORYELL COUNTIES. ..
Chicago Lewis Publishing Co. 1893 1st. Leather Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Black leather spine, embossed leather covered boards, 999 pp., many ports., index. History of Texas and each of the four counties to pp. 392 with the remainder being biographical sketches of many of the pioneers and prominent people. Original spine replaced, new marbled endpapers, and the title page & first 10 pages are copies. All edges gilt except the copies. A very nice copy of an early and rare "mug" book on the history of these four Central Texas counties. Extra postage is required as it weighs almost 10 pounds. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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