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1 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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2 Adjutant General's Office GENERAL ORDERS AFFECTING THE VOLUNTEER FORCE 1861, 1862, & 1863.
Wash. D.C. GPO 1864 1st. Cloth Very Good None 
Brown cloth, 60 + index xvi pp., 158 + index lxi pp., 213 + lii pp., 3 foldout table relating to money value of clothing issued. Compilation of general orders issued on the logistics for the muster of the volunteer army with foldout tables, subject & general indices and related correspondence. Some minor water damage to the last few pages & the rear over; otherwise a very nice copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Bennett, Vernon E. AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, GALVESTON, TEXAS
Galveston Author 1970 1st. Wrs, Very Good 
Paper, 127 pp. +19 more pages (stapled), map, poorly reproduced photos. Hand drawn illustration on cover. Mimeographed on cheap paper. Has a good deal of Galveston history, particularly about the 1900 hurricane. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Bennett, Vernon E. AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, GALVESTON, TEXAS
Galveston Author 1970 1st. Wrs, Very Good 
Paper, 127 pp. +19 more pages (stapled), map, poorly reproduced photos. Hand drawn illustration on cover. Mimeographed on cheap paper. Has a good deal of Galveston history, particularly about the 1900 hurricane. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Biggers, Don H. FROM CATTLE RANGE TO COTTON PATCH.
Bandera Frontier Times 1944 Paper Very Good 
Paper, 80 pp. (cheap paper). Reprint of 1904 edition. A Series of Historical Sketches on West Texas. Some material on Camp Colorado, Camp Cooper, Fort Phantom Hill, the Buffalo slaughter, Nolan-Harby Expedition, hunting, etc. Very nice copy---browned edges, small 1/2" tear to rear cover & small chip to edge of last page. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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6 Brown, Mrs. Mary M. A SCHOOL HISTORY OF TEXAS From Its Discovery in 1685 to 1893
N. Y. J.J. Little Co. 1894 1st. Cloth Good 
Green cloth w/black lettering (very faded), 318 pp., illus., index. Early school book 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Brown, Nugent E., Compiled By. THE BOOK OF NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, JULY 1, 1927.
Houston Minor Print 1927 1st. Paper Good 
Paper covers (front cover has stains on edges, missing 3" x 1/4" piece front edge), 95 pp., photos, many advertisements. A very scarce history of Nacogdoches County. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8 Byerly, Melba Camp. THE SUNG AND THE UNSUNG. A History of the First Baptist Church of Navasota, Texas.
Bryan Tharp's Printing Services 1977 1st. Pictorial Paper Very Good 
Paper covers with photo of the church, 81 pp., photos. History of the area and the church, which was established in 1860. Better organized history than most church histories. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Calleros, Cleofas. EL PASO'S MISSIONS AND INDIANS.
El Paso McMath 1953 1st. Illus. Paper Very Good 
Paper covers, 55 pp., cover & several illus. by Cisneros, photos. Nice work on the missions and indian tribes of the El Paso area. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Cape, Clara Louise. A CENTURY WITH ST. MARKS: An Informal History.
San Marcos 1971 1st. Stiff Pict. Paper Fine 
Stiff pictorial paper covers, 42 one-sided pages, plus 7 pp. index, many photos. History of Episcopal church in San Marcos which was formed in about 1876. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Castaneda, Carlos E. PIONEERS IN SACKCLOTH
Austin Tx. Catholic Hist. Soc. 1939 Paper Fine 
Preliminary Studies of Tx. Cath. Hist. Soc. Vol. III, No. 5, Oct. 1939. Reprint from Cath. Hist. Review, Vol. XXV, No. 3 Oct. 1939. Paper covers, 22 pp. Foreword--"This historical sketch...furnishes a sort of summary of" hsi comprehensive work dealing with the Mission Era in Texas (in four volumbes). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Castaneda, Carlos E. PIONEERS IN SACKCLOTH
Austin Tx. Catholic Hist. Soc. 1939 Paper Fine 
Preliminary Studies of Tx. Cath. Hist. Soc. Vol. III, No. 5, Oct. 1939. Reprint from Cath. Hist. Review, Vol. XXV, No. 3 Oct. 1939. Paper covers, 22 pp. Foreword--"This historical sketch...furnishes a sort of summary of" hsi comprehensive work dealing with the Mission Era in Texas (in four volumbes). This copy does not have rhe stiff printed covers but otherwise fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Castle, Melissa A. TEXAS' BLOODLESS REVOLUTION.
Dallas Tardy Pub. 1934 1st. Cloth Fine No D.j. Issued 
Red cloth, 166 pp. INSCRIBED. The story of the capetbagger Governor Edmond J. Davis of Texas during Reconstruction who, after being defeated, refused to leave office. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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14 Cooke County. TEXAS: COOKE COUNTY, ITS PEOPLE, PRODUCTIONS AND RESOURCES
Gainsville Cooke Cty. Heritage Soc. Wrs. Fine None 
Paper covers, 32 pp., several illustrations. Reprint of a RARE immigration advertisement originally printed in 1889. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Coppini, Pompeo. FROM DAWN TO SUNSET.
San Antonio Naylor 1949 1st. Cloth w/paper Label Fine Good 
D.j. (edges torn, missing small pieces but about 95% intact, price clipped), 404 pp., frontis of the Mustangs sculpture in the fountain at the Univ. of Texas, several pages of photos, index. INSCRIBED by Coppini with a signed note laid in. Autobiography of famed Texas scuptor who created the mustangs sculpture among many others. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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16 Cravens, John Nathan. WILLIAM EDWARD BAILEY: Georgia Planter and East Texas Farmer.
Wichita Falls Tosh Press 1967 1st. Paper Very Good 
Paper covers, 25 pp., frontis. SIGNED. Cheaply printed but nice copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Czech Catholic Union of Texas SHORT HISTORY OF K.J.T. 1889-1973.
Czech Catholic Union 1973 1st. Stiff Paper Fine 
Stiff slick paper with color photo of the Home Office Building in La Grance, 23 pp., black & white photos. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Daniel, Dr. F. E. RECOLLECTIONS OF A REBEL SURGEON (And Other Sketches) or In The Doctor's Sappy Days.
Austin Von Boeckmann, Schutze & Co. 1899 1st. Cloth Very Good None 
Original red cloth (spine very worn, faded, three small holes, frayed ends), 264 pp., illus. Errata sheet bound in. Top corner worn, rear top corner worn thru & missing the point, front edge foxed. Contents in very good condtion & tight.. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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19 Dominican Sisters LEST WE FORGET. Dominicans in Texas. Reminiscences of Early Days 1874-1917.
San Antonio Dominican Sisters 1957 1st. Paper Very Good 
Stiff paper covers, 95 pp., 8 pages of photos. A history of the Dominican Sisters in Texas written for their Diamond Jubilee. "Printed for Sisters' use, not for the public." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Duval, J.C. EARLY TIMES IN TEXAS.
Austin H.P.N. Gammel 1892 1st. Green Cloth Good 
Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine & front (very worn cloth, spots on front & fading of rear cover, 135 pp. & 253 pp., cheap paper, back hinge cracked. Owner name on contents page. Basic Tx. Bks #51-"The most literate of all 19th Century Texas memoirs. It is authentic history..". Duval gives an account of his capture and escape from the massacre of Fannin's command. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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