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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 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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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: 50.00 USD
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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 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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14 Eagleton, Davis Foute. TEXAS LITERATURE READER.
Dallas Southern Publishing Co. 1923 Cloth Fine None 
Brown cloth, 188 pp., frontis., illus. 1923 printing of 1916 school primer. Excellent copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Engerbrand, George C. THE SO-CALLED WENDS OF GERMANY & THEIR COLONIES IN TEXAS & IN AUSTRALIA.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1934 1st. Wrs. Near Fine 
Stiff paper, 179 pp., photos, maps, index. Covers the Wends in Germany (p.9-87), in Texas (p.89-156) & in Australia (p.157-161). Fine except for bookplate inside cover. Very scarce. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 Fisher, Lewis F. CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH: The First Seventy-Five Years 1911-1986
San Antonio Christ Episcopal Church 1986 1st. Hard Cover As New As New 
As new copy still in shrink wrap. D.j., 206 pp., photos, biblio., index. Tells the story of how this San Antonio church grew from a mission of St. Mark's to the largest church in the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Fort Bliss. THE FORT BLISS GUIDE TO EL PASO AND THE SOUTHWEST.
El Paso Mott, Reid, & McFall 1958 1st. Paper Very Good 
Paper covers, 116 pp., many photos, Tom Lea illus. of Alexander Doniphan. About half the book is the Fort Bliss personnel phone directory 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Franklin, Robert M. BATTLE OF GALVESTON JANUARY 1, 1863.
Galveston San Luis Press 1975 Paper Fine 
Facsimile reprint of 1911 edition. Stiff illus. paper covers, 14 pp., photos, illus., maps. Limited to 750c. Text of a speech by Franklin, an eyewitness, delivered to the Magruder Camp UCV in 1911. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Freeman - Doty Associates. WESLEY BRETHREN CHURCH. HISTORIC STRUCTURES REPORT.
Freeman - Doty Assoc. 1980 1st. Stiff Paper Covers Near Fine 
Stiff paper covers, 134 pp., color frontis of church interior, photos, maps, architectural studies. Historical & architectural study of the congregation and the historic (1866) building for the Czech Brethren in Texas. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Fuhrmann, Monica; Genevieve Moeller; Emma Wille; & Elvera Zingler. THE HISTORY OF SAINT PETER AND PAUL CHURCH AND PARISH 1844-1974.
New Braunfels Saint Peter & Paul Church 1974 1st. Stapled Paper Very Good None 
Stiff slick paper with photo of the church, taped spine, no pagination (about 100 pp.), many photos. A brief history of this New Braunfels parish. SIGNED by Fuhrmann. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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