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THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE. The Romantic Story of John N. Garner.

By: Brown, George Rothwell.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N. Y., Brewer, Warren & Putnam: 1932

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026330

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (minor tears & soil), 162 pp., photos. Ike Moore bookplate & name. Biography of a powerful Texas politician who later became Vice President. Contents fine except for minor browning of endpapers. View more info

A CONDENSED HISTORY OF TEXAS.

By: Brown, John Henry.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dallas, Author: 1895

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025806

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, 248 pp., photos, maps, index. See Basic Tx. Bks #22- A condensed version for schools of Brown's two volume history of Texas. Has a fine 2 pp. map of Texas between pp. 72 & 73. A fine copy seldom seen. View more info

A SCHOOL HISTORY OF TEXAS From Its Discovery in 1685 to 1893

By: Brown, Mrs. Mary M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., J.J. Little Co.: 1894

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028816

Condition: Good


Green cloth w/black lettering (very faded), 318 pp., illus., index. Early school book View more info

THE FIGHTING NORTHS AND PAWNEE SCOUTS.

By: Bruce, Robert.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska Hist. Soc.: 1932

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025447

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 72 pp., photos, maps. The extraordinary careers of Frank & Luther North who organized & commanded the Pawnee Scouts Bn. Based on correspondence with L. North 1929-1932. 1863-1877 - Powder River Expedition, Plum Creek, Massacre Canon, Dull Knife Fight. View more info

DOWN WENT McGINTY. El Paso in the Wonderful Nineties.

By: Bryson, Conrey.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas Western: 1977

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027188

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, 150 pp., photos, picture section by Millard McKinney, index. No d.j. A fine book on early El Paso and the McGinty Club. Contains Captain Jack Crawford's ode to the McGinty Club as well as many wonderful stories. View more info

UTOPIA CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR BOOK. Commemorating the Founding of Waresville 100 Years Ago.

By: Burns, Mrs. Annalee, Ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Uvalde, Uvalde Leader News: 1952

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025637

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covers, stapled, 48 pp., photos, ads. 11" x 15". Cheap newsprint. Edges & spine worn with small tears. Many local articles of historic events and families. One major article by Morris Breazeale--The Magic Canyon Comes of Age--from pp. 33 to 47 which is a nice history. Very scarce. View more info

THE FREE STATE OF BEJAR

By: Butterfield, Jack C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Antonio, DRT: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026053

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers with illus. on front, 35 pp., ink sketches by Ronald Kolodzie, map, photo. Edited & arranged by Catherine McDowell. #30 of 500 copies, SIGNED. An account of how San Antonio de Bejar became the San Antonio of today. View more info

THE SUNG AND THE UNSUNG. A History of the First Baptist Church of Navasota, Texas.

By: Byerly, Melba Camp.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bryan, Tharp's Printing Services: 1977

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028842

Condition: 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. View more info

THE ALAMO HEROES AND THEIR REVOLUTIONARY ANCESTORS.

By: Bynum, Paulina Crowell, Editor.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Alamo DAR Chapter: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025521

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth w/gilt lettering (some fading), 88 pp. INSCRIBED by Pauline Crowell Bynum, editor "One of a limited edition of 225 copies." History and genealogy of the men of the Alamo. View more info

LIFE IN MEXICO DURING A RESIDENCE OF TWO YEARS IN THAT COUNTRY.

By: Calderon De La Barca, Madame (Frances Erskine)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little & James Brown: 1843

Edition: 1st. American Edition

Inventory Number: 026647

Condition: Very Good


2 vols., 412 & 427 pp., frontis., glossary. Brown blind-embossed cloth, top spine ends worn through, corners of first vol. worn. Contents very good but minor spotting on the endpapers & frontis of both vols. The author was the Scottish wife of the Spanish Minister to the U.S. who was sent to Mexico on a special mission after independence. This is the earliest and most balanced first-hand account of Mexico to be written by a woman. According to Robinson, her book was so detailed that it was used by the American Army as a guide during the campaign against Mexico in 1847. Robinson, Wayward Women,... View more info

SEVENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF COLUMBIANISM IN TEXAS.

By: Calleros, Cleofas.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: El Paso, El Paso Counsel, Knights of Columbus: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026824


Stiff dec. paper covers, 80 pp., photos, illus. A history of Columbianism, the Knights of Columbus, in Texas by Calleros. 20 small illus. by Jose Cisneros throughout the book & many photos. View more info

WHO SHOT THE BEAR? J. Evetts Haley & the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center.

By: Carleton, Don.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Wind River Press: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025530

Condition: Fine


Red cloth spine w/patterned paper boards, plain white d.j., 31 pp., frontis., photos. Designed and SIGNED by David Holman. #203 of 295c. The story of Haley's part in the founding of the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center featuring excerpts from some previously unpublished letters from the private libraries of Haley, Dobie, Lomax, Webb, etc. Fine copy. View more info

WHO SHOT THE BEAR? J. Evetts Haley & the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center.

By: Carleton, Don.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Wind River Press: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025664

Condition: Fine


Red cloth spine w/patterned paper boards, plain white d.j., 31 pp., frontis., photos. Designed and SIGNED by David Holman. #206 of 295c. The story of Haley's part in the founding of the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center featuring excerpts from some previously unpublished letters from the private libraries of Haley, Dobie, Lomax, Webb, etc. Fine copy. View more info

WHO SHOT THE BEAR? J. Evetts Haley & the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center.

By: Carleton, Don.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Wind River Press: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026941

Condition: Fine


Red cloth spine w/patterned paper boards, plain white d.j. (torn), 31 pp., frontis., photos. Designed and SIGNED by David Holman. #232 of 295c. The story of Haley's part in the founding of the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center featuring excerpts from some previously unpublished letters from the private libraries of Haley, Dobie, Lomax, Webb, etc. Fine copy. View more info

TEXAS SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY AND THE SERIOUS WOUNDING OF GOVERNOR JOHN B. CONNALLY, Nov. 22, 1963.

By: Carr, Waggoner

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, State of Texas: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025518

Condition: Near Fine


Paper covers (faded on edges), 20 pp. (recto only). Carr appointed Leon Jaworski as Special Counsel and proposed a Texas Court of Inquiry. Instead they participated in the Warren Commission investigation. This report was prepared by Carr with Jaworski and Robert Storey. View more info

TEXAS COUNTY HISTORIES

By: Carroll, H. Bailey

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1943

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025711

Condition: Very Good


Buckram (some soil),xxxii + 200 pp., map, index. Frontis illus. of my great-grandfather E.L. Shettles by H.D. Bugbee and the book is dedicated to him, C.W. Raines, E.W. Winkler, & Earl Vandale. Printed on one side only except for the introductory pages & index. Foreword by Walter Prescott Webb. (BTB B37) View more info

OUR SCHOOL.

By: Carter, Sudie (longmire).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1953

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025406

Condition: Very Good


Blue boards w/gilt lettering, 117 pp., photos, appendix. A history of the school in Landford's Cove, Coryell County, Tx. but also a history of education in Texas from the Republic to this publication. View more info

EARLY TEXAS ALBUM. Fifty Illustrations with Notes.

By: Castaneda, C. E. & Frederick Chabot, Collected & Annotated By.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Austin, 1929

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025753

Condition: Good


Black leathette, 10" x 15.5", 50 illus. mounted on black construction paper and tied with thread. Each illustration is protected by a tissue guards on which is printed the annotations by the authors. May have been limited to 50c. The exterior cover is very worn & the thread holding the illustrations is gone on each side but still holding in the middle. A rare work by the authors. View more info

A REPORT ON THE SPANISH ARCHIVES.

By: Castaneda, Carlos E.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Yanaguana Soc.: 1937

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026648

Condition: Fine


Original maroon cloth, 167 pp., index. Basic Tx. Bks #222-Vol. 1 of the series. "a valuable assembly of original Texas source materials." An indexed listing of over 2000 Spanish records in the San Antonio county clerk's office. And a history of San Antonio from its founding to Santa Anna's defeat at San Jacinto in 1836. #38 of 500c. Ike Moore bookplate. Excellent copy. View more info

TEXAS' BLOODLESS REVOLUTION.

By: Castle, Melissa A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dallas, Tardy Pub.: 1934

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025700

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 166 pp. The story in fictional form of the capetbagger Governor Edmond J. Davis during Reconstruction who, after being defeated, refused to leave office. Endpapers browned, Ike Moore bookplate. View more info