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1 THE NEW TEXAS SCHOOL READER.
Austin Steck Co. 1962 Cloth & bds. Fine Glassine 
Cloth spine w/paper covered boards,glassine d.j., slipcase, 187 pp. Fine copy. Facsimile reproduction of a reader published in Texas during the Civil War (1864) by E. H. Cushing who published the first textbooks in Texas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 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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3 Ezell, Camp THE HISTORICAL STORY OF BEE COUNTY, TEXAS.
Beeville Beeville Pub. Co. 1973 1st. Cloth Fine 
Green cloth w/gilt lettering, 258 pp. plus 34 pp. of photos at the end. Early Texas history, arrival of colonists, Texas as a Republic, & the organization of Bee County, the various communities in Bee County, legal hangins, Beeville's formation as a city, etc.Nicely INSCRIBED BY Ezell. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 Neff, Pat M. MAKING TEXANS: Five Minute Declamations.
Austin Gammel's 1st. Wrs, Fine 
Stiff paper covers, 121 pp. SIGNED by Neff. A book by the former Governor of Texas dealing with history, the romance, & the destiny of Texas in a number of short articles. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 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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9 Newcomb, Wm. W. GERMAN ARTIST ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER. FRIEDRICH RICHARD PETRI.
Austin U.T. Humanities Research Ctr 1978 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
240 pp., many b & w plates, 30 pp. of color plates, index. Some soil on d.j., minor brown spotting on a few pages, otherwise fine copy. Fine biography of Petri and study of his seven years in Texas. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Nicholson, Patrick J. WILLIAM WARD WATKIN AND THE RICE INSTITUTE.
Houston Gulf Publishing 1991 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 363 pp., photos, index. Watkin came to Houston in 1910 to oversee the building of Rice Institute intending to return east. Instead he stayed & created Rice's Dept. of Architecture & headed it for 40 years, and contributing to Rice & Houston in many other ways. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Nixon, Pat Ireland. A CENTURY OF MEDICINE IN SAN ANTONIO. The Story of Medicine in Bexar County, Texas.
San Antonio Privately Published 1936 1st. Cloth Fine 
Two tone cloth, cream spine, terra cotta covers w/Bexar Cty. Medical Soc. seal, 405 pp., illus., photos, index. #78 of 100c., SIGNED. Early diseases, frontier medicine, Texas Revolution, the Alamo, World War, San Antonio, more. Excellent book in fine condition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12 Norvell, Claudia W. TEXAS.
Dallas Southwest Press 1933 1st. Edition Cloth Fine No Jacket 
map. The Hasainai Confederacy of Indians. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE MARLIN COMPOUND. Letters of a Singular Family., Oltorf, Frank Calvert
13 Oltorf, Frank Calvert THE MARLIN COMPOUND. Letters of a Singular Family.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1968 1st. Fine Near Fine 
290 pp. plus 16 pp. of photos & letters, index. The story of a family living in Marlin, Tx., and the development of the area. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Ornish, Natalie. EHRENBERG. Goliad Survivor-Old West Explorer.
Dallas Texas Heritage Press 1997 1st. Pict. Boards Near Fine No D.j. Issued 
Pictorial slick boards, 403 pp., photos, illus., index. First 70 pp. is a brief biography of Ehrenberg who came to Texas in 1835 with the New Orleans Grays, fought with Milam at the storming of Bexar, & was captured at Goliad but survived. Remainder of the book is the first published English translation of his Der Freiheitskampf im Texas im Jahre 1836 (the Fight for Freedom in Texas) pub. in 1843. In it he describes in detail his trek across Texas, the battles, etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Owen, Valerie BYRD COCHRAIN OF DEAD MAN'S CORNER
Snyder Feather Press 1972 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
236 pp., photos, illus., endpaper maps. Small 1/2" white mark lower edge of d.j. & on cloth. Story of Byrd Cochrain and his empty grave. Cocharain played dead and ran after being accused of murder. Also stories of cowboying on the Halff Ranch near Midland and the L7 and C7 ranch in S. Dakota. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 Owens, Mulkey. Comp. By. TRAVIS COUNTY IN STONE, BRONZE AND ALUMINUM
Austin Travis Cty. Hist. Survey Comm. 1973 1st. Cloth Fine 
Cloth (no d.j. issued), 196 pp., photos, endpaper map. SIGNED. Gift inscription on fly. A survey of historical sites & markers in Travis County--Texas Revolution, Civil War, Official & private markers, Texas Revolution graves, etc. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Pace, Eleanor Damon, Ed. THE DIARY AND LETTERS OF WILLIAM P. ROGERS, 1846-1862.
Austin SwHQ 1929 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Original paper covers with extended edges, pp. 259-299. SWHQ, vol. XXXII, No. 4, April 1929. Rogers' Mexican War diary and Civil War letters. He served with Jefferson Davis during the Mexican War & commanded the Second Texas Inf. at Shiloh and Iuka before his death at Corinth in Oct. 1862. Also contains other articles such as Diary of a Campaign against the Comanches by Benedict. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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18 Parsons, Chuck & Marianne Hall Little CLAY ALLISON. Portrait of a Shootist.
Seagraves Pioneer Book Pub. 1983 0-933512-36-8 / 9780933512368 1st. Boards with Photo Fine 
Tan boards with red lettering & photo of Allison, 130 pp. including 42 pp. of photos. A detailed study of Allison, a very interesting Texas gunfighter, by Parsons who has spent a lifetime writing about Texas Rangers and gunfighters. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Payne, Viola M. SCURRY COUNTY STYLE. Stories from below the Cap Rock and beyond.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1967 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j. (clipped), 189 pp. Nineteen stories of people and events in the arid land of West Texas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 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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