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Tragic Cavalier: Governor Manuel Salcedo of Texas, 1808-1813

By: Almaraz, Felix D.

Price: $3.85

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5828BB

ISBN: 0292780397

Condition: Very Good


E2 - Book was re-bound (originally paperback), library markings, discoloration mostly on the cover, and normal shelf wear otherwise very good. No additional printings indicated. The history of Spanish Texas during its turbulent final years has proved, on the whole, an unattractive field for historians. View more info

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Those Valiant Texans: A Breed Apart

By: Bartlett, Robert M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Peter E. Randall: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5100BB

ISBN: 0914339273

Condition: Very Good


F3 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and chipping on the edges, some stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has wrinkled half-title page, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has inscription written on the front free endpaper "This book belongs to Robert M. Bartlett and Sue Bartlett. Also has a picture of a mother and child and a cut-out note "... View more info

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The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861

By: Biesele, Rudolph Leopold

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Press of Von Boeckmann-Jones Co.: 1930

Book ID: EC2810BB

Condition: Fair


J5 - A hardcover book in fair condition that has bumped corners, scattered rubbing, chipping, and stains, long tear on the endpaper hinges, really loose hinges, previous owner's info written on the fixed endpapers, tanning, and shelf wear with no dust jacket. 9.25"x6.5", 259 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Arizona and the West Volume 5 Number 2 Summer 1963

By: Carroll, John Alexander (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, USA, University of Arizona Press: 1963

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW11291

Condition: Very Good


BX4 - Arizona and the West Volume 5 Number 2 Summer 1963. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated green wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. Signed by Robert M. Utley on his story page. This issue volume five number two Summer 1963 of a quarterly journal of history published by the University of Arizona Press. The articles in this issue are: "Dedication to Peter Masten Dunne, S. J." by Jo... View more info

The Anglo-American Texans

By: Davis, John L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: San Antonio, The University Of Texas at San Antonio (Institute of Texan Cultures): 1975

Book ID: EC5007BB

ISBN: 0867010282

Condition: Very Good


AT6 - 1975. Book has some light wrinkling/crease on the sides near the spine and top corners opposite the spine, previous owner's name stamped on the opposite side of the front, discoloration (browning) and light shelf wear otherwise very good. The Texians and Texans - a pamphlet series dealing with the many kinds of people who have contributed to the history and heritage of Texas. View more info

When I Was Just Your Age

By: Flynn, Robert; Russell, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denton, Texas, U.S.A., Univ of North Texas Pr: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: MC2314BB

ISBN: 0929398394

Condition: Very Good


AS-5. Book has light shelfwear. Text pages are clean and bright. Gift inscription on half-title page. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS on half-title page. As they reminisce about their childhood, thirteen interviewees chronicle life in Texas and other parts of the West during the early part of the twentieth century. View more info

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The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture

By: Foley, Neil

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: HB156AA

ISBN: 0520207238

Condition: Near Fine


AA5 - A first edition hardcover book signed by author in near fine condition in near fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some light shelf wear. This engrossing narrative, spanning the period from the Civil War through the collapse of tenant farming in the early 1940s, bridges the intellectual chasm between African American and Southern history on one hand and Chicano and Southwestern history on the other. Skillfully weaving archival materi... View more info

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The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture

By: Foley, Neil

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC4880BB

ISBN: 0520207238

Condition: Near Fine


AT3 - A first edition hardcover book signed by author in near fine condition in near fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some light shelf wear. This engrossing narrative, spanning the period from the Civil War through the collapse of tenant farming in the early 1940s, bridges the intellectual chasm between African American and Southern history on one hand and Chicano and Southwestern history on the other. Skillfully weaving archival materi... View more info

American Rodeo: From Buffalo Bill to Big Business

By: Fredriksson, Kristine

Price: $8.50

Publisher: College Station, Texas A & M University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC4993BB

ISBN: 0890961816

Condition: Very Good


AT6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings, DJ has price clipped, some light wrinkling on the edges, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book is slightly cocked, wrinkling and some wear on the spine edges, lightly loose hinge on the title page, some brown stain on the right of the front loose end paper, light crease on the half-title page, scribbled black line mark on the top page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise... View more info

Juan Davis Bradburn: A Reappraisal of the Mexican Commander of Anahuac

By: Henson, Margaret S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, U.S.A., Texas A & M University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: at197

ISBN: 0890961352

Condition: Very Good


F4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have very, very light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise fine. Bradburn was an American-born Texan who ended up with Mexican citizenship and a commission in the Mexican Army in the 1820s. His claim to fame was that he arrested William Travis and several other Anglos and charged them with treason, for which act he was branded a traitor north of the Rio Grande. Ms. Henson's ... View more info

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Samuel May Williams: Early Texas Entrepreneur

By: Henson, Margaret Swett

Price: $4.50

Publisher: College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Texas A & M University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5269BB

ISBN: 0890961921

Condition: Very Good


A6 - A first edition trade paperback book in very good condition. Book has light creases on the spine, front gutter and front middle right side, writings on the very first page, some discoloration and light shelf wear. Despite his important role in the development of early Texas, Samuel May Williams is unknown to many Texans. 9"x6". 190 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Arizona and the West Volume 9 Number 3 Autumn 1967

By: Hinton, Harwood P. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, USA, University of Arizona Press: 1967

Book ID: SCW11295

Condition: Very Good


BX4 - Arizona and the West Volume 9 Number 3 Autumn 1967. A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated brown wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. This is issue volume nine number three Autumn 1967 of a quarterly journal of history published by the University of Arizona Press. The articles in this issue are: "Dedication to Rockwell Dennis Hunt" by ... View more info

A Time to Stand

By: Lord, Walter

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, University of Nebraska Press: 1978

Book ID: SCW08624

ISBN: 0803279027

Condition: Good


BH1 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf ewar plus there is somelight creasing on the spien plus the book is very slightly shelf cocked plus there is some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges plus there is some very light surface chipping along the spine front and back edges plus there is some light creasing on the front cover towards the top right corner plus there is some very, ve... View more info

Talk of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, U.S.A., Shoal Creek Publishers: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: at343

ISBN: 0883190141

Condition: Very Good


AR2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has corners bumped, cracked chipped, substantial shelf wear on back. Book on the spine rear has one inch splitting from bottom back cover and light discoloration. No additional printings indicated. This book is a vintage collection of Maguire's weekly newspaper columns. The story of Texas has been told and re-told, but never quire like this. View more info

Talk of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack R.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Shoal Creek Publishers: 1981

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Book ID: EC2309BB

ISBN: 088319046X

Condition: Very Good


M5 - Book has some winkling on the bottom corners opposite the spine, discoloration (mostly on the cover), and shelf wear otherwise very good. Colorful, whimsical, strange but true.The little-known, rarely told anecdotes assembled in... View more info

Talk of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Shoal Creek Publishers: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC5060BB

ISBN: 0883190141

Condition: Good


F2 - Book has approx. 3.5" tear on the front bottom gutter, previous owner's name, address and old price written on the top front loose end paper, inscription on the top front fixed end paper, some underlining and writing, discoloration (browning), and light shelf wear otherwise good. Book is signed by the author on the title page. No additional printings indicated. This book is a vintage collection of Maguire's weekly newspaper columns. The story of Texas has been t... View more info

This is Texas: A Photographic Tour of the Greatest State

By: Scully, Michael

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Austin, The Steck Company: 1936

Book ID: EC7367BB

Condition: Good


O5 - Book is somewhat cocked, wrinkling and wear on the spine edges, gutter edges and cover corners, rubbing and wear on the edges, sides, corners, front upper right corner, and some parts of the cover, soiled on the front upper right corner, scribbled line on the front, some stains, foxing, some loose hinge, moderate to heavy discoloration (browning), and normal shelf wear otherwise good. "The purpose of this book is to present Texas as it really is after a century ... View more info