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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: TX: Early History
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1.
Adair, A. Garland, Illustrated by: Photos  
Under Texas Skies - Volume VI, No. 1 - September 1955

Publisher: Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. Austin, TX 1955.
68 pp, white SC wraps w/color illustrated front. The booklet covers military events of Texas along with early history of Texas. R.M. Potter's article "The Fall of the Alamo." Contains articles on William Travis, James Bowie, and David Crockett, as well as Hymn of the Alamo, funeral of heroes of the Alamo and The Babe of the Alamo along with other articles. front cover soiled, light water stain on fore edge. No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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2.
Adair, A. Garland, Illustrated by: Photos  
Under Texas Skies - Volume III, No. 8 - December 1952

Publisher: Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. Austin, TX 1952.
unpaginated, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by the editor on 2nd page from the back. The booklet covers various members of the Charles Vernon Terrell family, along with covering the Bill of Rights day, Robert Lovett Day & the article "The Dawn of Recorded Texas History - Captain Alonso de Pineada Made the Discovery" by the editor. some soiling to the booklet, prev owner's address label & cancelled stamp on the back panel. No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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3.
Binkley, William Campbell.  
The Expansionist Movement in Texas, 1836-1850.

Publisher: Millwood NJ: Kraus Reprint, 1974..
Facsimile Reprint First published by the University of California Press in 1925. Octavo, about 9.25 inches (23.5 cm), in brown cloth. 253 pages illustrated by maps. Ex library with stamp on top edge. Pocket, discard stamp, date stickers, control number on front endpaper. Stamp on title page and numbers on copyright page. A scholarly study of newly independent Texans to extend the boundaries of the Republic. Aside from the library marks, a clean, bright and sound copy, with covers showing very light edge wear. Hardcover Hardcover Good

Appr.: | AUD 53.76 CAD 54.35 EUR 37.31 GBP 29.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 537.63 

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4.
Chapa, Juan Bautista w/intro by Foster, William C. & translated by Brierley, Ned F. , Illustrated by: Illustrations & Ma  
Texas & Northeastern Mexico, 1630-1690

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1997.
xii, 235 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-black w/light orange-wht lettering. In the seventeenth century, South Texas and Northeastern Mexico formed El Nuevo Reino deón, a frontier province of New Spain where Spanish settlements wer widely scattered. Juan Bautisa Chapa wrote the book Historia de Nuevo León which wasn't published until 1909. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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5.
Coker, Caleb  
The News from Brownsville: Helen Chapman's Letters from the Texas Military Frontier, 1848-1852

Publisher: Texas State Historical Ass'n Austin, TX 1992.
xxvi, 410 pp, quarterbound w/cream cloth w/maroon leather w/gilt lettering w/cream cloth covered slipcase, #50 of 70 cc's. Helen and William Chapman were important Texas pioneers who left a record of early days of Texas statehood along the Rio Grande. The book is a personal chronicle of Helen and William Chapman of their daily life during the formative years of Brownsville from 1848 through 1852. The Chapmans witnessed and participated in the betterment and eventual evacuation of Matamoras, Mexico by United States troops in 1848, the establishment of Fort Brown and the growth of Brownsville, Texas. Limited/Numbered No Jacket/fine Slipcase Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Limited & Numbered Edition

Appr.: | AUD 163.15 CAD 164.92 EUR 113.23 GBP 90.59 JPY 15,173.00 MXN 1,896.63 ZAR 1,631.51 

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6.
Davis, John L., Illustrated by: Photos, Maps, & Illustrations  
Exploration in Texas Ancient & Otherwise with Thoughts on the Nature of Evidence

Publisher: University of Texas Austin, TX 1984.
136 pp, dark blu SC wraps w/grey- light blue- orange illustrated front cover. The author suggests that explorers from far lands may have traveled Texas thrity-six centures ago. In see pages one sails with Africans, Phoenicians, and Carthaginians across an unknown Atlantic; sees Columbus and his sailros disagree as to where they actually stopped in 1492, and learns of a strange table found in the Big Bend of Texas. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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7.
Day, James & Procter, Ben & Frantz, Joe B. & Schmitz, Joseph W. & Tinkle, Lon & Winfrey, Dorman w/intro by Connally, Gov  
Six Missions of Texas

Publisher: Texian Press Waco, TX 1965.
xvii, 194 pp, (2), quarterbound tan clothcovered boards and dark brown clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering on the gront panel & spine, four-color plates of each mission in text. The six authors each write about one of the missions. The six missions are Alamo, La Bahía, Concepción, San Francisco de Espada, San José, and San Juan Capistrano. Each section as four-color plate of the mission. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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8.
de Shields, James T. w/intro by Winfrey, Dorman H., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Border Wars of Texas

Publisher: Texian Press Waco, TX 1976.
(7), 400 pp, light blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine. An account, in chronological order, of the long and bitter conflict waged between the Indian tribes and the pioneer settlers of Texas. Illustrated w/battle scenes by special artists, and portraits of rangers, indian fighters and pioneers. 1/4" blue stain spot on the front cover. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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9.
DeShields, James T. & edited by Bradley, Matt , Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Border Wars of Texas

Publisher: State House Press Austin, TX 1993.
xviii, 394 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dark blu-black dj w/red-tan-white lettering. An account, in chronological order, of the long and bitter conflict waged between the Indian tribes and the pioneer settlers of Texas, from 1819 to the close of the Republic era in 1846. Illustrated w/battle scenes by special artists, and portraits of rangers, indian fighters and pioneers. Reprint of Howes D-277, Radar 1125, and Graff 1063 Reprint Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 31.99 CAD 32.34 EUR 22.20 GBP 17.76 JPY 2,975.00 MXN 371.88 ZAR 319.89 

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10.
Dixon, Sam Houston, Illustrated by: Photos  
Romance and Tragedy of Texas History : Being a Record of Many Thrilling Events in Texas History Under Spanish, Mexican and Anglo-Saxon Rule

Publisher: Texas Historical Publishing Company Houston, TX 1924.
335 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The book present many major events of Texas history which are conspicuous for romantic and tragic interest. The author presents information on several battles: Battle of Coleto, Concepcion, Conzales, Plum Creek, San Jacinto, Belasco, Council house and others. Contains information on execution of Captain Cameron, Long's Invasion of Texas, Massacre of Fannin and his Command, Massacre of King's and Ward's Commands, Indian raid of Linnville, and Victoria, and more. Prev owner's bookplate on the ffep. Radar #1153 First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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11.
Dobie, J. Frank, Illustrated by: Latham, Barbara  
Tales of Old-time Texas

Publisher: Little Brown & Company Boston, MA 1956.
xvi, 336 p[, quarterbound w/yel boards w/dark brown cloth covered spine, endpapers chocolate brown. ix-xiv intro, notes & credits 313-327, index 329-336. The book contains varies tales of early Texas from : Corn Dodgers and San Jacinto Corn, The Wild Woman of the Navidad, Jim Bowie's Knife, Honey in the Rock, Te Texas Bluebonnet, Desperate Rides, Bears are Intelligent people, In a Drouth Crack, Guarfded by Rattlesnakes, The Mezcla Man and others. Cook - 55, McVicker - A15a. Some soiling to the boards, slight cocking to the book. prev owner wrote name on half title page. 1956 Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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12.
Edward, David B., Illustrated by: Map  
The History of Texas: Or, the Emigrant'S, Farmer'S, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country Arrange

Publisher: The Texas State Historical Association Austin, TX 1990.
I-27, 354 pp, quarterbound w/brown leather spine w/cream buckram boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, cream buckram covered slipcase, #84 of 150 cc's, with colored map. A contemporary history of Texas giving a good account of the physical features, towns and products of the Texas of 1835. The author provided extracts from many of the important documents of the period. The book contains a pro-Mexican slant. Reprint of BTB #53, Raines pg 74, & Graff #1208, Sabin #21886, Howes E48, and Streeter #1199. Limited/Numbered No Jacket/fine Slipcase Quarter-Leather HB Fine 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Limited & Numbered Edition

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13.
Gaillardet, Frédéric & translated by Shepherd III, James L. , Illustrated by: Photos  
Sketches of Early Texas and Louisiana

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1966.
xxii, 169 pp, wht-purple-black SC wraps. The book describes the early days of Texas Republic from the urging French recognition of Texas, invasions of Anglo-Americans into Texas, Alamo, the beginnings of Louisiana, Iberville, Bienville, Camp d'Asile, the story of Pierre Soulé and more. Stain on top edge of front cover, 3/8" hole rubbed on the spine at the bottom. No Jacket Soft Cover Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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14.
Gilbert Jr., Charles, Illustrated by: McLean, Valgene  
A Concise History of Early Texas 1519 to 1861

Publisher: Charles E. Gilbert, Jr. Houston, TX 1965.
80 pp, white papercovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, color illustrated front of six flags on both the front board and the front panel of the dj. Book illustrated by the 30 historic flags which inspired the valiant patriots whose bravery and perseverance made Texas history and created the Republic of Texas. dj price-clipped Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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15.
Gilbert Jr., Charles, Illustrated by: McLean, Valgene  
A Concise History of Early Texas 1519 to 1861

Publisher: Charles E. Gilbert, Jr. Houston, TX 1971.
80 pp, white papercovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, color illustrated front of six flags on both the front board and the front panel of the dj. Book illustrated by the 30 historic flags which inspired the valiant patriots whose bravery and perseverance made Texas history and created the Republic of Texas. dj price-clipped Reprint Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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16.
Holden, Henrietta Anderson , Illustrated by: Fredet-Spencer, Henrietta H.  
Story of the Lone Star State

Publisher: Carleton Printing Co. San Antonio, TX 1948.
45 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt illustration and lettering on the front cover, #57 of 500 cc's, SIGNED by author and illustrator on the title page. The author presents the story of how Texas came into being beginning with the discovery of Texas, Fleur de Lis, the Spanish Crown, the Mexican colonization, the Texas Republic, and its entgry into the United States. Prev owner wrote on the ffep as a gift in September of 1948, some sunning to the edges of the boards, small hole in spine on the back cover. Signed By Author & Illustrator Limited/Numbered No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11" Limited & Numbered Edition

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17.
McGraw, A. Joachim & Clark Jr., John W. & Robbins, Elizabeth A. w/foreword Bby Kenmotsu, Nancy Adele, Illustrated by: Il  
A Texas Legacy : The Old San Antonoio Road and the Caminos Reales : a Tricentennial History, 1691-1991

Publisher: Texas Department of Transportation Austin, TX 1998.
xxiii, 491 pp, white SC wraps w/color map on the front cover, black lettering. The book contains 36 figures & 29 tables w/map on the front cover. Raymond Neck, Roy Graham, Sherilyn Brandenstein, Adán Benavides, Jr., Lee Sparks, LeRoy Johnson Jr., Kay Hindes, James Corbin, Stephen Hardin and F. Jesús de la Teja wrote the articles in the book. The book was prepared in response to Senate Concurrent Resolution no. 2 71st Legislature, First Called Session July 1989. 2nd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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18.
Morfi, Fray Juan Agustín and translated by Castañeda, Carlos Eduardo, Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
History of Texas 1673-1779 in two volumes

Publisher: The Quivira Society Albuquerque, NM 1935.
two volumes, 242; [6], 243-496 pp, quarterbound with brown papercovered boards and with cream cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, front covers stamped with gilt Qvivira Society emblem, 9 plates & folding map, deckle fore edges, tan cloth covered slipcase. This is #100 of the special edition on different paper of 100 cc's. Both volumes are inscribed and SIGNED by Carlos Castaneda. This is volume VI of the Quivira Society publications. This is the best contemporary 18th-century history of texas. It presents a connected narrative of the principal events in the history of Texas from 1673 to 1779. Jenkins BTB 145, Howes M792, Rader 2444. slight foxing to the top edges, slight soiling to spine on part 1, the books are in new professionally built slipcase. Inscribed & SIGNED By Translator Limited/Numbered No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Limited & Numbered Edition

Appr.: | AUD 891.13 CAD 900.82 EUR 618.47 GBP 494.78 JPY 82,875.00 MXN 10,359.38 ZAR 8,911.29 

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19.
O'Connor, Kathryn Stoner, Illustrated by: Photos  
Presidio La Bahia

Publisher: Von Boeckmann-Jones Co Austin, TX 1949.
309 pp, light brown pictorial wraps. Texana history includes account of the Fannin Massacre from some of the survivors. prev owner's name on half title page. ca 1966 No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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20.
O'Connor, Kathryn Stoner, Illustrated by: Photos  
Presidio La Bahia

Publisher: Von Boeckmann-Jones Co Austin, TX 1949.
309 pp, light brown pictorial wraps w/map in back. Texana history includes account of the Fannin Massacre from some of the survivors. rubbed on spine and top edge. ca 1966 No Jacket Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 17.83 CAD 18.02 EUR 12.37 GBP 9.90 JPY 1,658.00 MXN 207.25 ZAR 178.28 

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21.
Parker, W.B.  
Notes Taken During the Expedition Commanded By Capt. R. B. Marcy, U.S.A. Through Unexplored Texas: In the Summer and Fall of 1854

Publisher: Texas State Historical Ass'n Austin, TX 1984.
242 pp, Cream SC wraps w/map on front & rear panels in black. The book is a narrative of frontier exploration of the exploration and development of the the American West. Marcy was one of the important soldier-explorers of his century. The purpose of his 1854 expedition through unexplored Texas was to locate and survey eighteen square leagues of wilderness for the Indian reservations, as well as to meet with Texas's nomadic Indians and convince them to settle on these reservations as farmers. coffee ring stain on the front cover and stain on the rear cover. No Jacket Soft Cover Good+ Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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22.
Powell, Guy E. , Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Latest Aztec Discoveries Origin and Untold Riches

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1967.
xii, [16], orange cloth covered boards, map endpapers, Inscribed & SIGNED by author on the title page, dj brown-white-dark brown illustrated front panel w/photo of author on the rear panel. The author claims to have found Aztlan, the lost, far-away-to-the-north legendary homeland of the Indian tribes to whom Cortez gave the common name of Aztecs. prev owner's name on FPD, small chips on dj corners, light stain on top & bottom edges of the rear board. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author Good+ Hard Cover good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 82.26 CAD 83.15 EUR 57.09 GBP 45.67 JPY 7,650.00 MXN 956.25 ZAR 822.58 

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23.
Poyo, Gerald E., Illustrated by: Jackson, Jack & Crimm, Ana Carolina Castillo  
Tejano Journey 1770-1850

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1996.
xvi, 186 pp, black cloth covered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, dj dark brown w/brown-wht lettering w/illustrated front. Gerald Poyo tracks the changes & continuities within Tejano communities during the years in which Texas passed from Spain to Mexico to the Republic of Texas and finally to the United States. First Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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Poyo, Gerald E., Illustrated by: Jackson, Jack & Crimm, Ana Carolina Castillo  
Tejano Journey 1770-1850

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1996.
xvi, 186 pp, black cloth covered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, dj dark brown w/brown-wht lettering w/illustrated front. Gerald Poyo tracks the changes & continuities within Tejano communities during the years in which Texas passed from Spain to Mexico to the Republic of Texas and finally to the United States. First Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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25.
Quirarte, Jacinto, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps by Baxley, Ron  
The Art and Architecture of the Texas Missions

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2002.
x, 241 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj glossy blu w/wht lettering & color illustrated front & back. The result of the author's research offers comprehensive reconstruction and description of the original art and architecture of the six remaining Texas Missions - San Antonio de Valero, San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo, Nuestra Senora de la Purisima Concepcion, San Juan Capistrano, San Francisco de la Espada and Nuestra Senora del Espiritu Santo. Author describes the mission churches and related buildings, their decorated surfaces & the missing altarpieces. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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26.
Red, William Stuart, Illustrated by: Photo  
The Texas Colonists and Religion 1821-1836 : a Centennial Tribute Ot the Texas Patriots Who Shed Their Blood That We Might Enjoy Civil and Religious Liberty

Publisher: E. L. Shettles, Publisher Austin, TX 1924.
viii, 149 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The author presents the religious life and interests of the Anglo-American settelrs of Texas. The book explains the reluctance of the colonists to embrace the established church of the Mexican Catholic clergy. The Roman Catholic Apostolic was the established church of Mexico to the exclusion of any other. The Mexican government claimed the right to require all of its citizens to be members of the established church and so alienated the American colonists. prev owners name on the ffep, top & bottom of boards rubbed and stain on front cover upper fore edge. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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27.
Richardson, Rupert Norval, Illustrated by: Charts, Illustrations, & Maps  
Texas the Lone Star State

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1958.
xii, 460 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering w/color foldout map before the title page. Book presents a history of Texas with roles played by Spanish priests & conqueroros, filibusters & empresarios, frontiersmen from Tennessee, and planters from Alabama. prev owner wrote date on ffep, dj spine faded. 2nd Edition 8th Printing Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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28.
Teja, Jesús F. De La , Illustrated by: Illustrations, Maps, Tables  
San Antonio De Béxar: A Community on New Spain's Northern Frontier

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Albuquerque, NM 1995.
xv, [1], 224 pp, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, dj tan-red w/map illustration on the front cover. The book explores eighteen-century San Antonio de Béxar, a northern Spanish colonial community from which modern San Antiono, Texas developed. Many of the settlers founded San Antonio on centuries-old Spanish institutions. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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29.
Thomason, John W. (William), Jr., 1893-1944.  
Gone to Texas.

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1937.
274 p., illus.; 21.5 cm. Illustrated by the author, who was a major in the U.S. Marine Corps. Set in the post-Civil War American South, mostly Texas. Oatmeal cloth stamped in red, no dj; covers darkened, endpapers foxed; VG. stock#102111.

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30.
Van Bavel, Margaret Lips.  
Birth and Death of Boonville [Signed].

Publisher: Austin TX: Nortex Press, 1986..
First Edition Squarish octavo, about 9.25 inches tall, in gray cloth. 105 pages illustrated by photographs and maps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. The jacket subtitle is "First Town of Brazos County". Publication information and errata on a small sheet tipped to the front endpaper. A nicely produced local Texas history of this Brazos county town that now exists only as a cemetery. The book is clean, bright, sound and unworn. The jacket is complete and very lightly edge worn, a very short edge tear to the bottom front panel and discoloration of the spine by sun exposure. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket

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31.
Weber, David J. & translated by Winn, Conchita Hassell , Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Troubles in Texas, 1832: a Tejano Viewpoint from San Antonio with a Translation and Facsimile

Publisher: DeGolyer Library Dallas, TX 1983.
ix, 60 pp, quarterbound w/brown-black-dark brown patterned boards w/black cloth spine w/brown pastedown label on the spine, endpaper maps cream w/brown of plan of San Antonio, dj plain brown, limited & numbered being #343 of 400 cc's. This was the first title in the DeGolyer Library publication series, in an effort to disseminate information from the library collections. The book provides a description of Mexican Texas from the viewpoint of leading Mexican-Texans or tejanos. Limited/Numbered Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Limited & Numbered Edition

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32.
Weber, David J. & translated by Winn, Conchita Hassell, Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Troubles in Texas, 1832: a Tejano Viewpoint from San Antonio with a Translation and Facsimile

Publisher: DeGolyer Library Dallas, TX 1983.
ix, 60 pp, quarterbound w/brown-black-dark brown patterned boards w/black cloth spine w/brown pastedown label on the spine, endpaper maps cream w/brown of plan of San Antonio, dj plain brown, limited & numbered being #343 of 400 cc's. This was the first title in the DeGolyer Library publication series, in an effort to disseminate information from the library collections. The book provides a description of Mexican Texas from the viewpoint of leading Mexican-Texans or tejanos. Limited/Numbered Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Limited & Numbered Edition

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Winfrey, Dorman H. & Day, James M. w/intro By Tate, Michael L., Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916 : 5 Volumes

Publisher: The Texas State Historical Association Austin, TX 1995.
5 volumes, quarterbound w/wht boards w/blue speckled finished w/dark blu cloth covered spine. volume 1 - xxii, (4), 298 pp, Texas Indian Papers, 1825-1843. volume II - (10), 453 pp, Texas Indian Papers, 1844-1845. volume III - (10), 373 pp, Texas Indian Papers, 1846-1859. volume IV - (10), 495 pp, Texas Indian Papers, 1860-1916. volume 5 - (6), 412 pp, letter supplement (letters from the Executive Department. ) 276 items. The documents are rich in reports on encounters with Inidans and contain details. Basic Texas #219 reprint Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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Winfrey, Dorman H. & Day, James M. w/intro By Tate, Michael L., Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916 : 5 Volumes

Publisher: The Texas State Historical Association Austin, TX 1995.
5 volumes, quarterbound w/wht boards w/blue speckled finished w/dark blu cloth covered spine. volume 1 - xxii, (4), 298 pp, Texas Indian Papers, 1825-1843. volume II - (10), 453 pp, Texas Indian Papers, 1844-1845. volume III - (10), 373 pp, Texas Indian Papers, 1846-1859. volume IV - (10), 495 pp, Texas Indian Papers, 1860-1916. volume 5 - (6), 412 pp, letter supplement (letters from the Executive Department.) 276 items. The documents are rich in reports on encounters with Inidans and contain details. Basic Texas #219 reprint Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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35.
Yoakum, H., Illustrated by: Photos  
History of Texas from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846 : Two Volumes in One : With an Extended Appendix

Publisher: Steck-Vaughn Company Austin, TX.
482 pp, 576 pp, [11], blu cloth covered boards w/red title block on the spine w/gilt lettering & gilt border on the spine. Contains the fold-out map and the document in the book. The volume was reprinted from the original 1855 edition. This is the first scholarly history of Texas written after annexation and is an important source on Texas colonization, revolution, and republic. The first volume covers Texas history through 1835, but is very weak on the period prior to the establishment of Austin's colony. The second volume covers the period of the revolution and republic. BTB 224E, facsimile of Howes # Y-10, Rader #3773, Raines pg 223 and Campbell pg 173. prev owner's bookplate on ffep. Facsimile No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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