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Cat 189

Cat 189

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1 Crouch, Carrie J. A HISTORY OF YOUNG COUNTY, TEXAS.
Austin TSHA 1956 1st. Of This Ed. Fine Fine 
D.j., 339 pp., photos, e.p. map, index. Very scarce West Texas county history. Fort Belknap. Indian depredations. Many brief biographical sketches of pioneers. Herd 620; Guns 518-has a brief history of the Marlow Brothers. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Farmer, Garland R., Sr. THE REALM OF RUSK COUNTY.
Henderson Henderson Times 1951 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
D.j. (missing small pieces on corners, end of spine), 223 pp., photos. Most of the material for this history was gathered while the author was the owner & editor of the Henderson Times, founded in 1853. History of Rusk County, early days, New London school explosion, etc. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 Hertzog, Carl. THE MISSION NUESTRA SENORA DE GUADALUPE DEL PASO.
El Paso UTEP 1981 1st. Paper Fine None 
Brown covers, 7 pages with 3 illustrations of the church. Historical keepsake prepared at UTEP for the Four Centuries '81 celebration in El Paso celebrating 322 years of continuous service by the mission, the oldest structure at El Paso del Norte. Contains the document authorizing the building of the mission in 1659; an explanation of the project by Carl Hertzog, who designed & supervised it; & a color reproduction of an illustration of the mission by Augustus de Vaudricourt in 1857. Limited edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Manning, Wentworth SOME HISTORY OF VAN ZANDT COUNTY
Van Zandt County Hist. Comm. 1977 Faux Leather Fine 
Red leatherette, 220 pp., maps, photos, index. Fine reprint of the earliest history of Van Zandt county originally published in 1919. Very scarce even in this reprint. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Nelson, George. THE ALAMO. An Illustrated History.
Dry Frio Canyon Aldine Press 1999 2nd Ed. Fine Pict. Boards 
Slick pictorial boards, 114 pp., maps, index. In depth review of the long & complex story of the Alamo with over 100 old maps, photos, & illus. along with a review of 300 years of records. Nine bird's eye views with six in color. This is the Second Revised edition which includes some never before published drawings by Seth Eastman. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Peyton, John Rowzee. THREE LETTERS FROM ST. LOUIS.
Denver Libros Escogidos 1958 1st. Cloth/pap.lab. Fine 
45 pp. Ltd. 350c. Finely printed. Peyton was sailing from New Orleans to Florida in 1773 when seized by the Spanish, landed at "Rio del Norte", marched to Santa Fe, eventually escaped & traveled overland to St. Louis. The letters, written in May 1774, describe these events. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Reese, William S. CATALOGUE #202: Howes' U.S.iana "b" or Better
New Haven William Reese Co 2001 1st. Paper Fine None 
Paper covers. Detailed descriptions of 211 items offered for sale from Howes' selective listing of 11,602 books & pamphlets relating to the United States after 1650. 5-31-01 in ink on front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Rister, Carl Coke. BAPTIST MISSIONS AMONG THE AMERICAN INDIANS.
Atlanta Home Mission Board 1944 1st. Dec. Wrs, Very Good 
Tan paper covers decorated with Indian designs (name in ink top front), 127 pp.,frontis. of Rister, photos (some brown spots at top of all photos). Baptist missionary work among the Indians of the Southwest. Unusual work by Rister. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Todd, George T. FIRST TEXAS REGIMENT.
Waco Texian 1963 1st. Two Tone Cloth Very Good None 
Dark brown cloth spine & cream colored covers (browned/soiled at top & front edge), 45 pp., notes & introduction by Col. Harold B. Simpson. Ltd. ed. #119/300c. Co. "A" of the First Texas Infantry Regiment participated in 38 skirmishes, battles, campaigns & seiges. Of the 134 soldiers, 27 were killed, 35 wounded, & 6 missing. Most of the men were from Marion County in East Texas. Originally published serially in a newspaper & later issued as a pamphlet in 1909. Very scarce Texas Civil War item. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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10 Vann, William H. THE TEXAS INSTITUTE OF LETTERS 1936-1966.
Austin Encino Press 1967 1st. Cloth & bds. Near Fine No D.j. Issued 
Cloth & boards, 101 pp., photos. Slight fading on upper edge of covers. Clear plastic protector. The history of the Texas Institute of Letters, which has recognized & rewarded writing by Texans and about Texans since 1936. Fine introduction by Lon Tinkle. Nicely designed by Wm. Wittliff. Ltd. ed. 1250c. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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