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  • Haas, Oscar
    History of New Braunfels and Comal County, Texas 1844 - 1946

    First Edition

    (N.-pl.): Oscar Haas, 1968. 338 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: 281AIB1047318.

    First edition (first printing). Spotting to page edges this a near fine copy in a dust jacket with a few chips and tears to the edges. Signed by the author on the title page. Former owner's neat signature on half-title.

    Book ID: 261436
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Kelley, Dayton (editor)
    The Handbook of Waco and McLennan County, Texas

    First Edition

    Waco: Texian Press, 1972. 307 pages. With a long list of contributing writers plus a compilation of information from other sources. Text printed in double columns. ISBN: B0016AS22G.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.

    Book ID: 261432
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • James Bowie, Texas Fighting Man: A Biography by [Bowie, James] Hopewell, Clifford
    [Bowie, James] Hopewell, Clifford
    James Bowie, Texas Fighting Man: A Biography

    First Edition

    Austin: Eakin Press, 1994. 155 pages. Biography of the American pioneer who died at the Alamo, and for whom the bowie knife is named. ISBN: 9780890158814.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 236772
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  • Simons, Helen and Cathryn A. Hoyt (editors)
    A Guide to Hispanic Texas

    Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996. 347 pages. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. An abridged edition of Hispanic Texas: A Cultural Guide (1992). ISBN: 9780292777095.

    A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 214491
    Keywords: Texas, Trade Paperback
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  • How Fort Worth Became the Texasmost City, 1849-1920 by Sanders, Leonard; captions by Ron Tyler
    Sanders, Leonard; captions by Ron Tyler
    How Fort Worth Became the Texasmost City, 1849-1920

    First Edition

    Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, (1986). 201 pages. Oblong, 10-1/4 by 8-3/4 inches. ISBN: 9780875650562.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a dust jacket with a few chips and tears to the edges.

    Book ID: 215207
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • The American Southwest: Cradle of Literary Art (Therese Kayser Lindsey Lectures) by McMurtry, Larry et al.
    McMurtry, Larry et al.
    The American Southwest: Cradle of Literary Art (Therese Kayser Lindsey Lectures)

    First Edition

    San Marcos, TX: Southwest Texas State University, (n.d. but 1981). 80 pages. 5-3/4 by 8-3/4 inches. Transcripts of lectures by four significant American Southwest writers on the influence of Texas "as the nurturer of their individual arts" -- from the introduction. Delivered in celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the University. Lectures by McMurtry, John Graves, R. G. Vliet, and Lon Tinkle. Edited by Robert W. Waltz. Illustrated with black-and-white photo reproductions of the lecturers. ISBN: B002DF2MII.

    First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Signed by McMurtry on the front free endpaper.

    Book ID: 208044
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Warning: Writer at Work: The Best Collectibles by King, Larry
    King, Larry
    Warning: Writer at Work: The Best Collectibles

    First Edition

    Fort Worth, TX: Texas Christian University Press, 1985. 289 pages. A collection of magazine pieces. ISBN: 9780875650043.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to the previous owner.

    Book ID: 200542
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Hard Scrabble: Observations on a Patch of Land by Graves, John
    Graves, John
    Hard Scrabble: Observations on a Patch of Land

    First Edition

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. 267 pages. Named after the author's 400-acre ranch in the Texas hill country. ISBN: 9780394483863.

    First edition (first printing). Minor edge wear and light soiling to yellow cloth, thus near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by the author, then later inscribed by Graves on the front free endpaper. Previous owner's gift inscription on the first blank.

    Book ID: 205965
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Texas: The Great Theft by Boullosa, Carmen
    Boullosa, Carmen
    Texas: The Great Theft

    First Edition

    Dallas, TX: Deep Vellum Publishing, 2014. 283 pages. A novel about a little known Mexican invasion of Texas in 1859. Translated from the Spanish by Samantha Schnee. ISBN: 9781941920008.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Inscribed by the author and uncommon thus.

    Book ID: 214483
    Keywords: Texas, Trade Paperback
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  • Texas Heritage Featuring the United States and Confederate States Texas Senators and other Texana (Volume I, Number 1) by Adair, A. Garland
    Adair, A. Garland
    Texas Heritage Featuring the United States and Confederate States Texas Senators and other Texana (Volume I, Number 1)

    First Edition

    Austin: Texas Heritage Foundation, 1959. 144 pages. 8-1/2 by 10-1/2 inches. Brief biographical sketches illustrated with black-and-white photo reproductions. "A Salute to John Nance Garner -- 91 Former Speaker of the House and Vice President of the United States" -- from the front cover. ISBN: B072JJ5TC3.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in orange cloth with black lettering and decoration on cover; no dust jacket. Inscribed by the editor on the front pastedown to John Edward Hickman, then-Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court.

    Book ID: 208010
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Warren, Edward; edited by John H. Jenkins
    The General's Tight Pants: Edward Warren's Texas Tour of 1836

    First Edition

    Austin: Pemberton Press, 1976. Illustrated with facsimiles. One of 450 copies. ISBN: B000JKD8N2.

    Very good in tape-bound wrappers.

    Book ID: 39748
    Keywords: Texas, Trade Paperback
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  • The Franco-Texan Land Company by Taylor, Virginia H.
    Taylor, Virginia H.
    The Franco-Texan Land Company

    First Edition

    Austin: University of Texas Press, 1969. M. K. Brown Range Life series. 331 pages. Folding map. ISBN: 9780292784178.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. A very nice copy, with no spine fading.

    Book ID: 41987
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Harbingers of Books to Come: A Texan's Literary Life by Oliphant, Dave
    Oliphant, Dave
    Harbingers of Books to Come: A Texan's Literary Life

    First Edition

    San Antonio, TX: Wings Press, 2009. 533 pages. The memoirs of a Texas poet, with a particular look at his literary influences. ISBN: 9780916727604.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to the publisher. A nice association copy.

    Book ID: 220183
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Generations of Texas Poets by Oliphant, Dave
    Oliphant, Dave
    Generations of Texas Poets

    First Edition

    San Antonio, TX: Wings Press, 2015. 389 pages. Essays on Texas poetry by a Texas poet. ISBN: 9781609404819.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 220129
    Keywords: Texas, Trade Paperback
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  • Forty Years at El Paso, 1858-1898 by Mills, W. W.
    Mills, W. W.
    Forty Years at El Paso, 1858-1898

    First Edition Thus

    El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1962. 212 pages. A reprint of the 1901 first edition. Illustrated by Tom Lea. ISBN: B002ZZHDDK.

    Inscibed and signed by Rex W. Strickland, Tom Lea, and Carl Hertzog, on front free endpaper. First edition thus. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Dust jacket, not price-clipped, with mild edge wear.

    Book ID: 94836
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Lloyd, Everett
    Law West of the Pecos: The Story of Judge Roy Bean

    San Antonio: Naylor, 1959. ISBN: 281AIB0023046.

    Clean inside. No highlighting or underlining. Very good in a very good dust jacket that has light fading to the spine and a small chip on the back.

    Book ID: 15030
    Keywords: Texas, Trade Paperback
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  • The Whorehouse Papers by King, Larry L.
    King, Larry L.
    The Whorehouse Papers

    First Edition

    New York: Viking Press, 1982. 283 pages. King was a struggling writer when he sold an article about the "Chicken Ranch," a Texas bordello, to Playboy magazine. Against all odds, the essay was optioned as a Broadway musical and in an even more unlikely twist, the show became a huge hit on Broadway, with many touring companies. This is King's account of the whole adventure, based on his journals. ISBN: 9780670159192.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "For Tom--best, Larry L. King 4/2/93."

    Book ID: 217380
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Jackson, Jack; Weddle, Robert S.; De Ville, Winston
    Mapping Texas and the Gulf Coast: The Contributions of Saint Denis, Olivan, and Le Maire

    First Edition

    College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 1990. 92 pages. There are chapters on the Olivan Rebolledo-Denis Maps of Texas, Louisiana, and New Spain, 1715-17; and on Le Maire and the "Mother Map" of Delisle. ISBN: 9780890964392.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 132004
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Where Three Winds Meet by Hoggard, James
    Hoggard, James
    Where Three Winds Meet

    First Edition

    (N-pl.): A Central Place, 2015. 181 pages. 10-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches (oblong). A collection of poems with full-color reproductions of works by a variety of North Texas artists on the facing page. An uncommon book, with just two holdings in OCLC. Hoggard was the Texas poet laureate in 2000. ISBN: 281AIB1043599.

    First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Inscribed by the author of the introduction, Ysabel de la Rosa.

    Book ID: 220539
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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  • Texas in Poetry 2 by Hill, Billy Bob (editor)
    Hill, Billy Bob (editor)
    Texas in Poetry 2

    First Edition

    Fort Worth, TX: TCU Press, 2002. 497 pages. ISBN: 9780875652672.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. The back panel of the jacket has considerable offsetting of the jacket ink from another copy.

    Book ID: 217150
    Keywords: Hardcover, Texas
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