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CITY OF MYSTERY AND ROMANCE. 15 True Stories from San Antonio's Past.

By: Bowser, David.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Antonio, David Bowser: 1993

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028288

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers w/photo, 40 pp., photos. "My Darling Augusta", The Alazan Hill, Lost Burial Place of the Defenders of the Alamo, El Molino Blanco, and 11 more short stories of San Antonio. View more info

ROBERT STEWART HYER. The Man I Knew.

By: Brown, Ray Hyer.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salado, Anson Jones Press: 1957

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028353

Condition: Fine


Red & blue cloth, no d.j. issued, 206 pp., photos. Ltd. first edition. Biography of Hyer who was Pres. of Southwestern Univ. in Georgetown & later President of Southern Methodist Univ. in Dallas, written by his daughter. View more info

A HISTORY OF LIGNITE MINING NEAR ROCKDALE, MILAM COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Childs, William.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.P., Author:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028338

Condition: Very Good


Stiff paper covers, stapled with about 50 unnum. pages with 17 black & white figures, appendix. View more info

FIRST FIVE ADMINISTRATORS OF TEXAS A. & M. COLLEGE 1876-1890,.

By: Cofer, David Brooks. College Archivist.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., A & M Press: 1952

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028259

Condition: Very Good


Stiff blue paper covers, 48 pp., photos. Thomas Sanford Gathright (1876-1879), John Garland James (1879-1883), James Reid Cole (1883-see #26129--Supplement covering Cole), Hardaway Hunt Dinwiddie (1883-1887); & Louis Lowry McInnis (1887-1890). View more info

TEXAS: COOKE COUNTY, ITS PEOPLE, PRODUCTIONS AND RESOURCES

By: Cooke County.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gainsville, Cooke Cty. Heritage Soc.:

Inventory Number: 028741

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 32 pp., several illustrations. Reprint of a RARE immigration advertisement originally printed in 1889. View more info

DEAR BELLE. Letters from a Cadet & Officer to His Sweetheart, 1858-1865.

By: Crary, Catherine S., Narrative & Ed. By.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Middleton, Wesleyan Univ. Press: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028227

Condition: Fine


D.j., 256 pp., illus., 2 plates, index. Forword by Bruce Catton. A unique record of cadet life and front line action with the Army of the Potomac, at Antietam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg & elsewhere. View more info

FAMOUS IN THE WEST.

By: Cunningham, Eugene.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.P., Bradburn Books: 1958

Inventory Number: 028379

Condition: Fine


Fine reprint of rare pamphlet published by Hicks-Heyward of El Paso in 1926. Information on Gillette, Dallas Stoudenmire, and many more. Guns #529-Adams calls this book "exceedingly rare". Texas Rangers & the outlaws of the Southwest. #384/500c. View more info

HISTORY OF THE SAN JACINTO CAMPAIGN

By: Day, W.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.P., W. C. Day: 1921

Inventory Number: 028256

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 24 pp., photo, map. Reprint of 1921 edition compiled by the Superintendent of San Jacinto State Park. View more info

THREE MEN OF TEXAS AND A TEXAS INSTITUTION "THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS"

By: Dealey, Ted

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Newcomen: 1957

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inventory Number: 028478

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, 40 pp., illus. History highlights of Dallas newspaper. View more info

EANES: A HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY.

By: Depwe, Dorothy mcRae.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, The Whitley Co.: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028466

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. paper covers, (73) pp., photos. SIGNED. A history of the school & community southweest of Austin in Travis County. View more info

THE SUPREME GLORY OF GRAND OLD TEXAS.

By: Edwards, Elmer J., Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Lodovic Printing Co.: 1946

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028554

Condition: Very Good


Stiff tan paper covers, 88 pp., photos. INSCRIBED by Edwards. "A Complete Original, & Authoritative Chronicle of the Forgotten History & Historic sites of Texas..." Includes several photographic cuts from the noted Edwards Collection of three thousan photos... View more info

ELGIN. A HISTORY OF ELGIN, TEXAS 1872-1972

By: Elgin Historical Committee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Von Boeckmann Jones: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028242

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 168 pp., many early photos. History of Central Texas town in Bastrop County. View more info

A CENTURY OF MASOIC BROTHERHOOD.

By: Ezell, Camp

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Masonic Home Press: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028351

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, 121 pp., photos, member list. "The History of BEEVILLE LODGE No. 261 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Beeville, Texas 1861-1961." INSCRIBED by Ezell. View more info

FIRST LADIES OF TEXAS. The First 100 Years 1836-1936.

By: Farrell, Mary D. & Elizabeth Silverthorne.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Belton, Stillhouse Hollow Pub.: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028346

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth w/black decoration & lettering, 427 pp., photos, illus. Extensive bibliographies. Short biographies of the wives of the Presidents and Governors of Texas from the Republic to 1936. SIGNED by both authors. View more info

GATHERING THE PAST.

By: Faulkenbery, Jessie D., Sr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Snyder, Raun's Publishing Co.: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028519

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. paper covers, 57 pp., photos. Stories of early Hamilton and Comanche counties as told by his father and others. Outlaws, hangings, Indian fights, hunting and more. View more info

THE ARMY IN THE CIVIL WAR. Vol. II. From Fort Henry to Corinth.

By: Force, M. F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1885

Edition: 2nd

Inventory Number: 028228

Condition: Fine


Dark blue leather & cloth, 204 pp., frontis, ports, maps, index. Military operations in the Mississippi Valley, Missouri, Arkansas, & western Tennessee. View more info

FORT BEND COUNTY SESQUICENTENNIAL 1822-1972

By: Fort Bend County

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Bend, Ft. Bend Cty. Sesquicentennial Assoc.: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028488

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 72 pp., photos. Settled by one of the first two groups of Austin's colonists. Short histories of towns with many early photos: Richmond, Rosenberg, Needville, Missouri City, Stafford, Sugarland, & others. View more info

A FOURTEEN DAY TRIP THROUGH THE GREAT SOUTHWEST AND THE GULF COAST COUNTRY OF TEXAS.

By: Frisco Lines

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Frisco Lines: 1912

Edition: 1940's Reprint of 1926 Ed.

Inventory Number: 028369

Condition: Very Good


Oblong, 6" x 7", about 23 pp., many photos. Describes a tour from St. Louis through Texas and back to St. Louis.. Has been folded in the middle but otherwise very nice. View more info

GIDDINGS 100TH GEBURTSTAG 1871-1971

By: Giddings Centennial Committee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Giddings, Giddings Centennial Comm.: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028481

Condition: Fine


Red paper covers, about 100 unnum. pages, photos. History of Giddings, TX., county seat of Lee County from 1871 to 1971. Includes Founding of Giddings, Early Settlers, Railroads, etc. View more info

SIEGE OF THE ALAMO. A Mexico-Texan Tale.

By: Heavenhill, W.S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Schulz & Schott: 1888

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028393

Condition: Fine


Original tan illus. paper covers, 4' x 7", 29 pp. + appendix. An epic poem of the siege and taking of the Alamo in three cantos. Fine copy. View more info