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A HISTORY OF YOUNG COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Crouch, Carrie J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1956

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 023368

Condition: 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. View more info

THE REALM OF RUSK COUNTY.

By: Farmer, Garland R., Sr.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Henderson, Henderson Times: 1951

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022396

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

SOME HISTORY OF VAN ZANDT COUNTY

By: Manning, Wentworth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Van Zandt County Hist. Comm.: 1977

Inventory Number: 023257

Condition: 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. View more info

THE ALAMO. An Illustrated History.

By: Nelson, George.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dry Frio Canyon, Aldine Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Inventory Number: 023120

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

THREE LETTERS FROM ST. LOUIS.

By: Peyton, John Rowzee.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Denver, Libros Escogidos: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 009052

Condition: 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. View more info

CATALOGUE #202: Howes' U.S.iana "b" or Better

By: Reese, William S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, William Reese Co: 2001

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024345

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

BAPTIST MISSIONS AMONG THE AMERICAN INDIANS.

By: Rister, Carl Coke.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Home Mission Board: 1944

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020881

Condition: 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. View more info

THE TEXAS INSTITUTE OF LETTERS 1936-1966.

By: Vann, William H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 003145

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info