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1 Brown, Stanley H. Ling: The Rise, Fallk, and Return of a Texas Titan.
New York; Atheneum, 1972. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, grey cloth, (hardcover), gilt letters, viii, 308 pp. Fine (As New). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Courntey, Jovita. After the Alamo -- San Jacinto. From the Notes of Doctor Nicholas Decomps Labadie.
New York: Vantage Press, (1964). First Edition, Stated. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, navy blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 138 pp. Near-Fine, with lightly rubbed edges; in a Good+, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes chipping. From dust jacket: This dramatic book, taken directly from the notes of Dr. Nicholas Descomps Labadie, Army surgeon and dedicated adoptive son of Texas, is a unique first-hand account of the Texas Revolution which freed American settlers from Mexican tyranny, a revolution which came to a triumphant climax with the historic Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836. And it is a story of the high-spirited, fearless, fiercely independent men who took part in the revolt; of violent hand-to-hand fighting; of communities set afire, and women and children fleeing the ferocity of battle, many to die along the roadside; of that controversial figure, General Samuel Houston, lusty hero who was not always a hero to his impetuous men; and of Santa Anna, Mexican destroyer of the Alamo, and his capture by Houston's army... 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Dahmer, Fred. Caddo Was... A Short History of Caddo Lake.
Austin: University of Texas Press, (1995). 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, paperbound (stiff, color illus. wrappers), 80 pp. Near-Fine. From lower cover: Caddo was... a home to the peace-loving Caddo Indians, a haven for outlaws and other exiles from civilization, and a highway for lucrative steamboat traffic. Caddo Lake is... a rich, natural heritage that current residents safeguard for generations yet to come. In this popular book, first published in 1988, longtime Caddo resident Fred Dahmer vividly describes the history, colorful characters, natural beauty, and poetry of this large, cypress-strewn, moss-hung, mysterious body of water that stretches from northeastern Texas into Louisiana. Wonderfully evoking the spirit of Caddo Lake, his book is a must read not only for visitors to the lake but also for anyone who cherishes our last vanishing wilderness areas. Fred Dahmer is a lifelong conservationist and a leader in the fight to preserve Caddo Lake as a place of natural beauty. Now retired from a career in electronics, he resides in Uncertain, Texas, near the shores of Caddo Lake. 
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4 Groneman, Bill. Alamo Defeders. A Genealogy: The People and Their Words.
Austin, TX; Eakin Press, (1990). First Edition. 
Signed and inscribed by the Author. Octavo, softbound (stiff, slick, illus. blue wrappers), 185 pp + [xii] pp. 
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5 Groneman, Bill. Alamo Defenders. A Genealogy: The People and Their Words.
Austin, TX: Eakin Press, (1990). First Edition. 
Signed and inscribed by the author. Octavo, softbound (slick, stiff, illus. wrappers), xiii + 185 pp + [x] pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Johnson, Laurence S. A Century of Service: The Concise History of Vicotira Bank & Trust Company.
Victoria, Texas: Victoria Bank & Trust Company, 1979. First edition. 
Signed by the Author. Quarto, brown fabricoid, vii, 72 pp. Potraits, photos., illus. Fine. 
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7 Johnston, Leah Carter. San Antonio, St. Anthony's Town. Leah Carter Johnston, Narrator. Material Compiled by Staff of San Antonio Public Library. Illustrations by Eduardo Cardenas.
San Antonio, Texas: The Naylor Company, (1976). Third Edition, Bicentennial Issue. 
Octavo, brown illus. cloth (hardcover), map illus. endpapers, xiv + 181 pp. Fine, in a Good dust jacket with sunning to spine and edgewear that includes light chipping. From dust jacket: The unique beauty that comprises this captivating city was developed over a period of almost three centuries. It is a blend of art and industry, past accomplishments and future plans, historical museums and modern structures -- but most of all, it is the result of the influence of both Latin and Anglo cultures -- of heritage of the people of San Antonio for the past three centuries. From its early beginnings in 1691, its inhabitatns have worked side by side in friendship to build the charming city that is fast becoming one of the major metropolitan areas in America. 
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8 Johnston, Marguerite Houston: The Unknown City, 1836 - 1946.
College Station: Texas A&M University Press, [1992]. 
3rd printing. Octavo, cloth, xii, 446 pp. Photos. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Kelton, Elmer. Honor at Daybreak: A Novel of One Town's Battle for Justice.
New York: Doubleday, (1991). First Edition. 
Inscribed and signed by the author. Octavo, cloth & boards (hardcover), 390 pp. Near-Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Marlin Ex-Students Association. Marlin's Public Schools from the 1840's to 1960 of Marlin Independent School District, Marlin, Texas.
Marlin, Texas: Marlin Ex-Students Associations, 1961. First Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 133 pp. Illustrated with numerous photographs. Near-Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Marlin Ex-Students Association. Marlin's Public Schools from the 1840s to 1960 of Marlin Independent School District, Marlin, Texas. Compiled by Marlin Ex-Students Association.
Marlin, Texas: Marlin Ex-Students Association, 1961. First Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 133 pp + iv pp. Very Good+, with slight rubbing to edges. 
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12 Miller, John and Kristen; Editors. Texas Stories. Tales of the Lone Star State from Davy Crockett, Georgia O'Keefe, Don DeLillo, Moly Ivins, Jack Kerouac, Genaro Gonzalez, Larry McMurty, Ann Richards, John Steinbeck. Introduction by Barry Gifford.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, [1995]. 
Octavo, softcover, cover flaps, 238 pp. Fine (As New). “Get your own dose of Texas with this rollicking, rambunctious anthology of writing about the Lone Star State. Including essays, stories, novel excerpts, and poetry, Texas Stories collects the best writers on the grand landscape, the peculiar sensibiliteis and the violent history of the biggest state in the lower forty-eight...A fascinating, diverse, often funny collection, Texas Stories is a wild ride on the range.” 
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13 Montgomery, Rosalis. My Odyssey.
Austin, Texas: Nortex Press, (1997). First Edition, Stated. 
Signed and inscribed by the Author. Octavo, tan cloth (hardcover), vi, 175 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From jacket: The distance between Llano and Marlin, Texas and New York not only spans miles but lifetimes. Llano, located in the Texas Hill Country, was a cowtown...Marlin was an extension of the Old South where cotton plantations and stately mansions still reflected its ante-bellum past. At the insistence of her iron-willed mother, Roalis was uprooted and replanted in New York City at the age of fourteen. She was never able to escape her mother's dedicated pursuit of improvement....My Odyssey is a very personal and fascinating glimpse of a life lived to its fullest. Roaslis' family and extended family were people of wealth, so she enjoyed trips to Europe - especially Paris - and moved in the elite social circles of New York. Her life moved to a full circle when her husband, Bob, returned from Europe after World War II and she first gave up an acting career and later a writing career with Look magazine to return to Texas... 
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14 Perry, H. G. (Grady). Grand Ol' Erath: The Saga of a Texas West Cross Timbers County.
Stephenville, Tex.: By the Author, 1974. 
Volume I (all published). 1st edition. Quarto, cloth-backed stiff illustrated wrappers, stapled, x, 230 pp. Photos, plans. Fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Pirtle, Caleb III and Michael F. Cusack. The Lonely Sentinel. Fort Clark: On Texas's Western Frontier.
Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, x + 226 pp. First Edition. 
Octavo, burgundy leatherette (hardcover), gilt letters, 226 pp. Near-Fine; in a Very Good dust jacket with foxing (age darkened spotting) to edges. From dust jacket: Established in the early 1850s, Fort Clark, located west of San Antonio on the western frontier of the neew state of Texas, succumbed to the eternal changes of time before quiet reaching the century mark. The Lonely Sentinel chronicles the rowdy birth of Fort Clark on Las Moras Creek near what was to become the frontier settlement of Bracketville, its boisterous life during and following the Civil War, its maturrity around the turn of the century and its old age following the first World war and its somewhat tragic death at the end of World war II. With drama, color and historic impact, Fort Clark carved its own particular niche in this nation's frontier and military history. The cavalry soldiers, the Seminole Indian scouts and the impertuous officers who commanded their motley charges, put their personal imprint on Fort Clark, Bracketville, and the somewhat isolated Rio Grande border country the fort was designed to protect. The authors dug deep to research and chronicle the initial Indian fights, Colonel Ranald Mackenzie's unauthorized raid into Mexico, the 1911 Mexican revolution that called on Fort Clark's cavalry to keep peace along the border, and finally the maturing of Fort Clark when its training programs produced two of World War II's most famous generals, Jonathan M. Wainwright and George S. Patton. 
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16 Richardson, Rupert N.; Intro. Frontier Forts of Texas. Introduction by Rupert N. Richardson. Original Paintings by Melvin C. Warren. Historical Coordinator Colonel Harold B. Simpson.
Waco, Texas: Texian Press, 1966. First Edition. 
Quarto, blue & white cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xxv + 190 pp. Very Good+, with light foxing and neat former-owner inscription; in a Very Good dust jacket with edgewear and rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Sanders, Barrot Steven. The Caruths -- Dallas' Landed Gentry.
Irving, Texas: Sanders Press, (1988). First Edition. 
Octavo, gold boards (hardcover), 326 pp. [text], [96] pp. [photos, mostly portraits]. Very Good; endpapers, front and rear, are wavy as though from dampness, otherwise clean and tight in a nice dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Sanders, Leonard and Ron Tyler. How Fort Worth Became the Texasmost City, 1849 - 1920. Text by Leonard Sanders. Captions by Ron Tyler.
Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, [1986]. 
Oblong octavo, cloth & boards, xii, 201 pp. Photos, illus. Former-owner gift inscription; otherwise Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Steen, Murphy J. F. Twenty-Five Years a U.S. Border Patrolman.
Dallas, Texas: Royal Publishing Company, (1958). First Edition. 
Signed & Inscribed by the Author. Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 119 pp. Near-Fine, with foxing (age darkened spotting) in a Very Good+, mylar protected dust jacket with sunned spine and edges. From Introduction: Many and varied have been the stories of the Border Patrol. The author has been a member of this, the finest law enforcement organization in this Country for more than twenty-five years. He has kept a diary during his entire career, with data that has been made public, and he believes there can be no question about the fine record of the Immigration Border Patrol... 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Texas Christian University. 1947 Horned Frog: Texas Christian University.
Fort Worth, TX: Texas Christian University, 1947. 
Quarto, illus. fabricoid (hardcover), b&w map illus. endpapers, unpaginated. Very Good+, with signatures & inscriptions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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