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The Book of Redemption

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houston, Southwestern Jewish National Fund: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004388

Condition: Very Good


168pp. Original blue cloth, title stamped in gilt on the front cover. Illustrated. An interesting Zionist publication for a fund designated to re-establish a Jewish state. Details contributions to Zionism in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Galveston, Ft. Worth, Waco, Tyler, Corpus Christi, Lubbock, Oklahoma City, New Orleans and elsewhere. Ludwig Lewisohn contributed an essay called "An Instrument of National Salvation." There are two essays on Zionism in Texas as ... View more info

Austin Heritage Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Heritage Society of Austin: 1982

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 013750

Condition: Good


410pp. Illustrated. Last several pages and the back cover moisture wrinkled. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Frank Fowler, The Cash Boy

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Burt: 1887

Edition: Early American Edition.

Seller ID: 1785

Condition: Good


287pp. + 1pp. ad. Illustrated. Decorative mustard yellow cloth. From the collection of John S. Mayfield, curator of rare books at Syracuse University and a respected Texas book collector, with his ink stamp on the back free endpaper. Back hinge cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Backstrip split near the bottom of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Austin, University Of Texas: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 471

Condition: Fine


64pp. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Texas Reader, An Anthology of Romantic History, Biography, Legends and Epic Stories of the Lone Star State

By: Banks, C. Stanley & Grace Taylor McMillan (eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Antonio, The Naylor Co. Of Texas: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021900

Condition: Very Good


291pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with lettering and decoration stamped in silver foil. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. Corners gently bumped. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Bump to the top edge of the front board. The jacket has minor chipping at the spine ends and a few other small open tears to the edges. View more info

Money, Marbles and Chalk; The Wondrous World of Texas Politics

By: Banks, Jimmy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Publishing Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 150

Condition: Near Fine


277pp. Illustrated. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author on the ffep. The jacket has several small closed tears and chips at the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Bright Side of Country Life

By: Barney, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, The Farmer's Printing Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151

Condition: Very Good


227pp. Original decorative cloth, stamped in dark green and gilt. Illustrated by E.A. Gebhard. Describes country life in Tennessee mostly, but has a chapter on Texas as well. Contains a chapter on camp meetings, a chapter on snipe hunting, a couple of chapters on the Civil War, a chapter on hog killing, etc. The right hand side of the front free endpaper has been sloppily torn away. No previous ownership inscriptions. Corners bumped and rubbed, one corner rubbed through.... View more info

Shoot for the Star; An Inspiring Story of Beating the Odds to Fulfill a Lifelong Dream

By: Bates, Bill & Bill Butterworth

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Dallas, Word: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 179

Condition: Near Fine


298pp. Illustrated. This copy inscribed and signed by Bates on the title page. Bates was a safety for the Dallas Cowboys and played on three winning Super Bowl teams. Harkens back to the day when the Cowboys could not only make playoff appearances, but win them. Traces of wear. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

The First Presbyterian Church of El Paso, Texas

By: Burroughs, George W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: El Paso, First Presbyterian Church:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Book Designer

Seller ID: 363

Condition: Very Good


29pp. Original pea green cloth with color pictorial pasteon on the front cover, lettering stamped in gilt. This copy signed by the book's designer, Carl Hertzog, on the back endpaper. A fascinating book, containing color photos of the church's stained glass windows, which were designed by Tom Lea. A fascinating and fairly uncommon Texas small press item. Hertzog was a pioneer of Texas fine printing, along with Tom Lea. They first met in 1937 and collaborated on many proj... View more info

History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Texas; Centennial Volume

By: Campbell, Thomas H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cumberland Presbyterian House: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 214

Condition: Very Good


213pp. . Original suede wraps. Illustrated.A scarce title; we cannot locate any other copies for sale online. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Bottom end of spine torn and cleanly repaired. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Texas; Centennial Volume

By: Campbell, Thomas H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cumberland Presbyterian House: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239

Condition: Very Good


213pp. Illustrated. A scarce title; we cannot locate any other copies for sale (other than ours) online. No previous ownership inscriptions. Wraps unevenly faded. Corners creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Doak Walker; More Than a Hero

By: Canning, Whit

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, M Sports: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1425

Condition: Very Good


160pp. Illustrated. Intro. by Dan Jenkins. This copy signed by Doak Walker on the front free endpaper. Walker was a star halfback at SMU and played in the NFL for the Detroit Lions. Newspaper clippings attached to the front pastedowns. Small ownership address labels attached to the pastedowns and endpapers. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Tales of Old-Time Texas

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022347

Condition: Very Good


336pp. 1st Edition. Original yellow paper over brown cloth, lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated by Barbara Latham. Ownership inscription to the first blank prelim. Bottom corners gently bumped. The jacket is scuffed, the spine is foxed and has numbers in black near the heel, and there are numerous tiny closed tears and chips to the edges. View more info

Women and Texas History; Selected Essays

By: Downs, Fane & Nancy Baker Jones (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas State Historical Association: 1993

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 381

Condition: Fine


182pp. An unread copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Texas; A Salute from Above

By: Fehrenbach, T.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Portland House: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 628

Condition: Very Good


272pp. Illustrated with the lavish color photography of Bill Ellzey, George Hall, Charles O'Rear, and Tony Weissgarber. Corners bumped. No previous ownership inscriptions. The jacket has a quarter sized sticker to the back panel and a large tear extending almost through the entire jacket. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

Lone Star; A History of Texas and the Texans

By: Fehrenbach, T.R.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Wings Books:

Seller ID: 019251

Condition: Near Fine


761pp. Shelfwear to one corner of the binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

History of Columbus Avenue Baptist Church Waco, Texas

By: Gunn, Jack Winton

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Waco, Texan Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 262

Condition: Very Good


180pp. Illustrated. No previous ownership inscriptions. All edges foxed. The jacket has a couple of closed tears. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Great Storm

By: Hancock, Sibyl

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2037

Condition: Very Good


40pp. Illustrated. The story of a hurricane in Galveston, TX written for children. Some creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Western Legends Yesterday and Today; African Americans 1798 to 2009

By: Lawless, Elizabeth Ann

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Forney, GrapevineStar: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 153

Condition: Fine


78pp. Illustrated. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Last Train to Blanket

By: Marlin, Harry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brownwood, Permanent Press Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 170

Condition: Very Good


212pp. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Wraps have a dime sized stain on the back cover. Nice recommendation by Larry L. King on the back cover. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info