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Therein Lies the Tale, Beazley, William O.
1 Beazley, William O. Therein Lies the Tale
Texas J L Press 1986 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has black leatherette covers with gilt titles. Book has only very light shelf wear. It is square and securely bound. Jacket has light edge wear and one small tear with a tiny chip. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 243 pages; Signed and inscribed by Beazley on ffep. Beazley, a Baptist, was the long time President of Hardin-Simmons College in Abilene Texas. He was a noted wit and practical joker of some note. 
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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, January 1957, Carroll, H. Bailey (ed.)
2 Carroll, H. Bailey (ed.) The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, January 1957
Austin The Texas State Historical Association 1957 First Edition Softcover 
Very light wear along with light edge-toning and aging. Square and securely bound. VG+ to NF. This issue features a long article on Jim Bowie by J. Frank Dobie along with articles on Major Whitfield Chalk, slavery in Texas and much more. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 337-431 +ads pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Doomed Road of Empire : The Spanish Trail of Conquest, Carter, Hodding
3 Carter, Hodding Doomed Road of Empire : The Spanish Trail of Conquest
New York City McGraw Hill 1963 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Book has some light aging along with light toning on foredges. Binding is secure with no tears or parting. Jacket has light edgewearwith two small closed tears at front top right and bottom left corners. ; The American Trails Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pages; American Trails Series volume on The Royal Road that went from Mexico, across Texas, to Nachitoches Louisiana. The series was edited by A. B . Guthrie. 
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Baby, the Rain Must Fall, Foote, Horton
4 Foote, Horton Baby, the Rain Must Fall
New York Popular Library 1965 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Some light wear including a small diagonal crease upper right. But, spine is straight with no creases. Book is unread. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 128 pages; First edition of this novel which was written from the movie, for which Foote wrote the screenplay. Foote wrote the screenplay for To Kill a Mockingbird and The Trip to Bountiful. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Carrasco Tragedy : Eleven Days of Terror in the Huntsville, House, Aline
5 House, Aline The Carrasco Tragedy : Eleven Days of Terror in the Huntsville
Waco Texian Press 1975 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Black cloth with gilt titles on spine. Some very light edge and corner wear with light interior toning. Book is square and securely bound. Jacket has edge and corner wear with some small tears and light chipping, mostly along top edges. A bit of damage at top of spine with a chip on the rear. Toning on edges. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 142 pages; Account of takeover of section of the Texas State Prison in Huntsville by three armed prison and the eleven and a half days in which several librarians, teachers and prison employees were held hostage under continuing threats of death. The author was one of the hostages. The siege ended in a well-publicized shootout. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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How Come it's Called That Place Names in the Big Bend Country, Madison, Virginia and Hallie Stillwell
6 Madison, Virginia and Hallie Stillwell How Come it's Called That Place Names in the Big Bend Country
Albuquerque University of New Mexico Press 1958 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Book has light wear and some general aging with some toning on endpapers. Endpapers are maps of the Big Bend area of Te xas. On the maps in the front a former owner has added some places and roads or trails in red - actuall y ratehr interesting. The book is signed and inscribed by Stillwell on the half title. Also on that page is the former owner's bookplate which has underneath the handwritten note, "Alpine, Texas - December '61." The jacket has light edge, corner and surface wear along with some sunning or toning. Square and securely bound. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 129 pages; Signed by One Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Crossing :Volume II, The Border Trilogy, McCarthy, Cormac
7 McCarthy, Cormac The Crossing :Volume II, The Border Trilogy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1994 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Book and jacket are new. Book appears unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 426 pages; This is the second ot the novels that make up McCarthy's Border Trilogy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Old Point Isabel Lighthouse: Beacon of Brazos Santiago, McKenna, Verna Jackson
8 McKenna, Verna Jackson Old Point Isabel Lighthouse: Beacon of Brazos Santiago
Harlingen Port Isabel State Park 1956 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good- Illustrated by Louise McGehee 
Stapled blue wraps with black titles and illustration of lighthouse. Light edge and corner wear with one small chip on top front edge. Some light aging/soiling of wraps. "75c" written in top font left corner. Square and securely bound. Still a nice and solid copy. I state that this is a 1st Edition because one of the sources is the Texas Almanac for 1956-57, and this booklet was published in 1956. ; Cover Design; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages 
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Weird Texas : Your Travel Guide to Texas's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets, Treat, Wesley, Heather Shade, and Ron Rigg
9 Treat, Wesley, Heather Shade, and Ron Rigg Weird Texas : Your Travel Guide to Texas's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets
New York Sterling Publishing Co. , Inc. 2005 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Book is about fine with almost no wear. Jacket would be near fine also except for a very small tear at the top of the spine on the rear. ; Color Photgraphs and Illustrations; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 283 pages; One in this series of very popular books about unusual travel destinations in various states. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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