New York: Vantage Press, (1964). First Edition, Stated.
Seller ID: 1760gls
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-spiri... View More...
Austin, Texas: Facsimile by Steck-Vaughtn Company, (1947).
Seller ID: 9920gcs
Octavo, brown cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decorations to spine, 291 pp. Good, with former-owner gift inscription, speckling to endpapers, light soiling to page edges. From Preface: ÒBig Foot WallaceÓ is better known throughout Texas, as an Indian-fighter, hunter, and ranger, than any one, perhaps, now living in the State; which is saying a good deal, when the great number who have acquired more or less notoriety in that way is taken into consideration. Few men now living, I am confident, have witness as many stirring incidents, had more ÒHair-breadth escapes,Ó or gone through more ... View More...
San Antonio, Texas: The Naylor Company, (1976). Third Edition, Bicentennial Issue.
Seller ID: 2636qs
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 beginni... View More...
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, .
Seller ID: 00077s
Octavo, softcover, cover flaps, 238 pp. Fine (As New). ÒGet 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.Ó View More...
Austin, Texas: Nortex Press, (1997). First Edition, Stated.
Seller ID: 12442scs
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 pursui... View More...
Irving, Texas: Sanders Press, (1988). First Edition.
Seller ID: 4134bd
Octavo, gold boards (hardcover), 326 pp. [text],  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. View More...
Austin, Texas: The Steck Company Publishers, (1939).
Seller ID: vita5515
Octavo, gold illustrated cloth (hardcover), map illus. endpapers, ix, 495 pp. Very Good; stain to title page. Contents: Texas as a Province of Spain: Spain Explores Texas, Settlement Begins, Spain Reoccupies Texas, Failure of the Missions, Life in Spanish Texas; Texas as a Province of Mexico: Americans Begin to Settle, American Settlements Expand, Background of Independence, The Road to War, Texas Wins Independence; Texas as an Independent Nation: Problems of the Republic, International Relations, Life in Early Texas; Fifteen Years of Statehood: Problems of Statehood, A Period of Great ... View More...
Austin: Jenkins Publishing Company, The Pemberton Press, (1959).
Seller ID: 4149bd
Octavo, navy blue cloth (hardcover), 269 pp. Very Good, with light soiling to covers, in a Good, mylar protected dust jacket with edgwear that includes light chipping, and sunning to the spine. From dust jacket: Texas had no business winning the Texas Revolution, and more particularly, the battle of San Jacinto. But the Mexicans deserved to win even less. Sam Houston had the quality of leadership, but he had little to lead. And he had a civilian populance wihtout patience for anything but immediate victories, and a government more interested in self-preservation than in constructive plan... View More...