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San Saba County Historical Sketchbook

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Our Product Number: 604962


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A Historical Collection of Hays and Travis Counties

By: N/A

Price: $97.99

Our Product Number: 607390


120 pages View more info

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Georgetown's Yesteryears: An Oral History Anthology

By: Allen (Ed.), Martha Mitten

Price: $71.00

Publisher: Georgetown, TX, Georgetown Heritage Society:

Our Product Number: 604847


133 pages. Sesquicentennial Series View more info

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A Long Ride in Texas: The Explorations of John Leonard Riddell

By: Breeden, James O.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: College Station, TX, TAMU Press:

Our Product Number: 605275


136 pages. Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University. John Leonard Riddell was a medical doctor, geologist, and botanist who traveled from New Orleans through Texas in 1839, surveying the Texas Hill Country for a group of businessmen searching for the lost San Saba silver mine. By joining the expedition, which of course did not find the mine, Riddell became the first trained scientist - preceding even Ferdinand Roerner - to visit the a... View more info

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The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes

By: Burrough, Bryan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin:

Our Product Number: 605460


Full number line.. 480 pages. "What's not to enjoy about a book full of monstrous egos, unimaginable sums of money, and the punishment of greed and shortsightedness?" Phenomenal reviews and sales greeted the hardcover publication of The Big Rich, New York Times bestselling author Bryan Burrough's spellbinding chronicle of Texas oil. Weaving together the multigenerational sagas of the industry's four wealthiest families, Burrough brings to life the men kn... View more info

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The Old Home Place: Farming on the West Texas Frontier

By: Caffey, David L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Burnet, Tex., Eakin Press:

Our Product Number: 606743


Texas map on end papers . 213 pages. This book might well be called a "living history" of the West Texas farm country. It portrays a bygone culture and illuminates the events of an era, not through a recitation of names and dates, but through the lives of real people who lived the times. The story sweeps across a full century, from the Civil War days preceding when the mainstream had shifted away from the small rural communities and toward the developing cities View more info

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Spanish Texas, 1519-1821

By: Chipman, Donald E.; Joseph, Harriett Denise

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press:

Our Product Number: 607810


SIGNED by both AUTHORS on title page. 367 pages. Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage. Signed by All Authors. Modern Texas, like Mexico, traces its beginning to sixteenth-century encounters between Europeans and Indians who contested control over a vast land. Unlike Mexico, however, Texas eventually received the stamp of Anglo-American culture, so that Spanish contributions to present-day Texas tend to be obscured or even unknown. The first edition of "Spanish... View more info

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Texas Haunted Forts

By: Coleman, Elaine

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Plano, TX, Republic of Texas:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 607851


Inscribed "Rufus, Boo! Elaine Coleman10-1-03" . 236 pages. Signed by Author. Like sentinels of an era long gone stand the forts of Texas. Their legends are ghostly reminders of a past steeped in history. Near-forgotten tales of life and death on the Texas frontier and mysterious hauntings fill the pages, as well as the history and location of the forts and what can be seen of them today. View more info

A Pictorial History Of Waco: With a Reprint of Highlights of Waco History

By: Conger, Roger N.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press:

Our Product Number: 605116


Oversize. 292 pages View more info

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Salt Warriors: Insurgency on the Rio Grande

By: Cool, Paul

Price: $22.95

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

Our Product Number: 606671


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Getting to Know You: History of the First Baptist Church, Sinton, Texas, 1908-1983

By: Curlee, Mrs.Harrell; Sullivan, Mrs. Henry

Price: $85.00

Our Product Number: 605376


n.p. pages. Includes church staff, deacons, officers, teachers, and committees 1982-1983 plus resident membership roll. Also listed are early Blanco associational churches with names and locations. A number of church charter members, missionaries and preachers are biographed with limited genealogies. View more info

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High Plains Yesterdays: From XIT Days Through Drouth and Depression

By: Dawson, John C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press:

Our Product Number: 605278


274 pages. The northernmost portion of the Texas Panhandle, the Dalhart High Plains area, is perhaps best known for its legendary cold weather. To many it is famed for the 3,000,000 acre XIT Ranch that was carved out of the Texas Public Domain as payment for construction of the State Capitol building at Austin, pursuant to a contract let in 1832. Buffalo Springs, thirty miles northwest of Dalhart, was the original headquarters of the ranch and many of the early residents... View more info

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Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans

By: Fehrenbach, T. R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books / Macmillan Pub Co:

Our Product Number: 605742


761 pages. Here is an up-to-the-moment history of the Lone Star State, together with an insider's look at the people, politics, and events that have shaped Texas from the beginning right up to our days. Never before has the story been told with more vitality and immediacy. Fehrenbach re-creates the Texas saga from prehistory to the Spanish and French invasions to the heyday of the cotton and cattle empires. He dramatically describes the emergence of Texas as a republic, ... View more info

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From the High Plains

By: Fischer, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row:

Our Product Number: 607991


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . Drawings View more info

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Council Creek Calling: (Burnet County heritage)

By: Fry, W. P. ; Ragsdale (Compiler), Juanita Fry

Price: $51.95

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Company:

Our Product Number: 607077


133 pages View more info

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Six Years with the Texas Rangers, 1875 to 1881

By: Gillett, James B.; Quaife, Milo Milton; Knight, Oliver

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, Bison Books / University of Nebraska Press:

Our Product Number: 605760


Full number line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 . Index. . 281 pages. When James B. Gillett joined the newly created Texas Rangers in 1875, its duties were as varied and its members as unorthodox as its methods were irregular. First published in 1921, Gillett's now classic account of his six years of service depicts with freshness and authenticity how the Rangers maintained law and order on the frontier—and occasionally dispensed summary justice. From the Mason County War to the... View more info

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Tales from the Sunday House

By: Goyne, Minetta Altgelt ; Lee; foreword by James Ward

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Texas Christian University Press:

Our Product Number: 606776


144 pages. In Tales from the Sunday House, Minetta Altgelt Goyne gives us glimpses into the real lives of this between-the-wars generation. Sometimes incomplete, sometimes apparently pointless, sometimes merely addenda to previously told tales, these eleven stories are the kind of tales family members told other - often younger - members of the family as they sat by thee fireside or on the porches of their "Sunday Houses, " structures peculiar to the German Texan... View more info

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Eyewitness to the Alamo

By: Groneman, Bill

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Plano, TX, Republic of Texas Pr:

Our Product Number: 606122


267 pages. Contains over one hundred descriptions of the Battle of the Alamo by people who were witnesses or who claimed to have witnessed the event. These accounts are the basis for all of the histories, traditions, myths, and legends of this famous battle. Many are conflicting, some are highly suspect as to authenticity, but all are intriguing. View more info

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The Flamboyant Judge: James D. Hamlin: A Biography

By: Haley, J. Evetts; Holden, Wm. Curry

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Canyon, TX, Palo Duro Press:

Our Product Number: 607434


Inscribed, dated and SIGNED by J. Evetts Haley and Curry Holden on the half-title page . 312 pages. Signed by All Authors View more info

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Tragedy at the McLaurin Ranch

By: Henderson, Margaret McLaurin

Price: $20.00

Our Product Number: 603649


92 pages View more info