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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: TX: Travel and Transportation
11 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Awbrey, Betty Dooley & Dooley, Claude and the Texas Historical Commission, Illustrated by: Photos  
Why Stop?: A Guide to Texas Historical Roadside Markers

Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company Houston, TX 1992.
x, 540 pp, glossy grey-black-light yel SC wraps w/pictorial front panel w/white-red lettering. By the time the second edition of Why Stop? was published there were almost 10, 000 historical markers in Texas, and since 1985, approximately 1, 000 markers ahve been added. More than 200 of these are located along state and federal highways and are included in thsi third edition of Why Stop? prev owner's name is on the top edge of the title page. First Thus No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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2.
Dooley, Kirk, Illustrated by: Photos  
THE BOOK OF TEXAS BESTS

Publisher: Taylor Publishing Company Dallas, TX 1988.
192 pp, glossy wht-light tan SC wraps w/green-blu-red illustrated front & rear panels. The book is a provocative, entertaining guide that avoids the mediocre, the mundane, and the middling. The book has lists for best history, food & drink, arts, sports, civic pride, annual events, shopping, people, travel, and other items. 2nd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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3.
Emmett, Chris, Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Texas Camel Tales

Publisher: Naylor Printing Company San Antonio, TX 1932.
275 pp, tan suede boards w/brown lettering, brown-grey cloth covered professionally built slipcase. An account of the camel experiment in Texas. Jefferson Davis was concerned about transportation to the Pacific Caost. This account begins in 1856 when a ship lads below Indianola with cargo containing camels. Incidents growing up around an attempt by the war department of the United States to foster an uninterrupted flow of commerce through Texas by the use of Camels. "Best account of the famous camel experiment in Texas" BTB #55B This is variant B without "July, 1932" on the verso of title. owner stamped name RPD, without "July, 1932" on verso of title page, 3 small spots front cover, prev owner stamped their name on the RPD. First Edition No Jacket/fine Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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4.
Francaviglia, Richard V., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
From Sail to Steam: Four Centuries of Texas Maritime History 1500-1900

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1998.
xvii, (3), 324 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy blue-grey-brown dj w/color illustrated front & spine. The author provides an overview of the first four centuries of both merchant and military marine history. He tells of the ill-fated Spanish flotilla that wrekced off Padre Island in 1554 and of La Salle's flagship Belle, which sank in 1687. He explores the role of the Texas navy in the Texas Revolution of 1835-1836, and durding the years of the Texas Republic and also the Civil War battles at Galveston and Sabine Pass. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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5.
Hale, Leon, Illustrated by: Nunn, Ancel  
Easy Going

Publisher: Shearer Publishing Bryan, TX 1983.
266 pp, light tan cloth boards w/light tan dj w/blk & brown lettering, dj illustrated front. Author's travels uncovers simple pleasures of Texas and records the sights & sounds of the state's back ways. prev owner wrote on half title page. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 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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6.
Hale, Leon, Illustrated by: Nunn, Ancel  
Easy Going

Publisher: Shearer Publishing Bryan, TX 1983.
266 pp, light tan cloth boards w/light tan dj w/blk & brown lettering, dj illustrated front. Author's travels uncovers simple pleasures of Texas and records the sights & sounds of the state's back ways. prev owner wrote on half title page. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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7.
Howard, Rex Z. , Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Texas Guidebook Authentic Information About the Wonders of Texas

Publisher: The Lo-Ray Co. Grand Prairie, TX 1962.
[2], 356 pp, [8], brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the front panel & spine. The book is composed of three sections. Section no. 1 - General information items 1 to 130. Section no. 2 - sightseeing along Texas Highways, items 198 to 974. Section no. 3 - New items, additions, changes or corrections, begins with 975. The book was printed for libraries. The recto of the front flyleaf has the words "Special Library Copy" printed on the page, and on the front cover the words " Special Libary Copy" are printed in gilt by the publisher. 4th Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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8.
Lively, Frank editor and Pinkard, Tommie Editor, Illustrated by: Photos  
Texas Highways : Fiftieth Anniversary Edition volume 14

Publisher: Texas Highways 1967.
192 pp, wht linen boards w/gilt & black lettering, small closed .5" tear spine. This issue honors the Golden Anniversary of the Texas Highway Department 1917-1967 No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 50.27 CAD 50.82 EUR 34.89 GBP 27.91 JPY 4,675.00 MXN 584.38 ZAR 502.69 

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9.
Maxwell, Ross A. w/contributions by Brown Jr., L. F. & Eifler Jr., Gus K. & Garner, L. Edwin, Illustrated by: Photos, Ch  
Geologic and Historic Guide to the State Parks of Texas - Guidebook 10

Publisher: Bureau of Economic Geology / the University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX 1970.
viii, 197 pp, glossy white SC wraps w/black-and-white photo on the front w/black lettering. At the time this was published, Texas state parks covered 64, 000 acres, but only 18, 888 was available to meet public demand for recreation. This booklet contains information on 61 recreation, scenic and historic parks are listed. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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10.
Syers, William Edward, Illustrated by: Maps  
Off the Beaten Trail

Publisher: Texian Press Waco, TX 1971.
493 pp, red cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering on spine & stamped gilt outline of Texas on the front, dj blu-brown-green w/black lettering w/wraparound color illustration. The book is considered an insight into the history, the legend, & the rarities of Texas. Has stories of Ranger exploits, about Indians, and other stories about Texas. Book has seven parts: Beginning of Years, Color of History, and Not to Yeld, Flag o' My Land, A Lodging Place, Ghosts & Treasure and A Number of Things. prev owner's name on the title page. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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11.
Utley, Dan K. & Beeman, Cynthia J. w/foreword by Latimer, Truett , Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
History Ahead: Stories beyond the Texas Roadside Markers

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 2010.
xvi, 317 pp, light yellow-grey-white-black SC wraps w/pictorial front & rear panels, SIGNED by both authors on the half-title page. The authors present some of the stories behind the historical markers in Texas. Signed by Both Authors First Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 28.33 CAD 28.64 EUR 19.66 GBP 15.73 JPY 2,635.00 MXN 329.38 ZAR 283.33 

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