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1 Adams, Andy A Texas Matchmaker
Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1904 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by e. boyd smith 
Riverside press. Cover shows wear, but nicely illustrated. Rare work. ; 355 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Juana, a Spanish girl in central Texas, Andrus, Pearl
2 Andrus, Pearl Juana, a Spanish girl in central Texas
Waco, TX Texian Press 1986 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover, gold print. Dust has small tears and chips, but now in mylar protective cover. " Defying Comanche captors, she survives- a beautiful, dynamic, compassionate woman in early Texas." Rare signed copy of Texana. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 135 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 87.38 USD
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To D-Day and Back  Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir, Bearden, Bob
3 Bearden, Bob To D-Day and Back Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir
Zenith Press/Author 2007 0760332584 / 9780760332580 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by two World War II heros, Bob Bearden on title page and by another 507th infantryman Jim "Pee Wee" Martin. Bob Bearden's To D-Day and Back was not just another paratrooper-themed memoir trying to ride on the success of others. Several distinctions set this work apart from others. Bearden told his story from a very personal angle. Coupled with the use of everyday prose, the book is another one of those works that felt much like storytelling by a member of the family. It is not just another war memoir, but rather, the book told how the war interacted with Bearden's life. n the predawn hours of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Bob Bearden and his comrades in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment jumped into the inky skies over Normandy. Their mission: defend the west bank of the Merderet River against German counterattack. After long months of training they were finally taking the war to the Germans. Beardens time in combat proved shortlived, however, when he was captured on D-plus-2, June 8. This was only the beginning of a new war for his survival through multiple German POW camps, his so-called liberation by Russian tanker crews more bent on exacting vengeance upon the Germans than safeguarding Allied prisoners, and the perilous journey that followed, mostly on foot, along the sandy, snow-covered roads of Germany and Poland on the way to Moscow and eventually, back home to Dallas, Texas.(from inside flap) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 49.97 USD
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A brief history of the 14th Marines, Brown, Ronald J
4 Brown, Ronald J A brief history of the 14th Marines
History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps 1990 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
1990 printing. The 14th Marine Regiment (14th Marines) is a reserve artillery regiment of the United States Marine Corps consisting of three artillery battalions and a headquarters battery. The regiment is based in Fort Worth, Texas however its units are dispersed among 15 different sites in 12 states. Its primary weapon system is the M777A2 Howitzer with a maximum effective range of 30 km however one of its battalions has converted to fire the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) weapon system. ; Marine Corps regimental histories series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 103 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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BEAR  THE HARD LIFE AND GOOD TIMES OF ALABAMA'S COACH BRYANT, Bryant, Paul W. and John Underwood
5 Bryant, Paul W. and John Underwood BEAR THE HARD LIFE AND GOOD TIMES OF ALABAMA'S COACH BRYANT
Boston, MA Little Brown & Co. 1974 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Black and red cover. Has some yellowing to pages. Old price inside front cover. Paul W. (Bear) Bryant's story in his own words. Together with John Underwood a Sports Illustrated writer, Bryant tells of his years coaching football from his days at Maryland, Kentucky, Texas A & M, and Alabama where he coached people not football. Fully indexed with some yellow spots on edges. Unclipped dust with price intact now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare in this condition.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
6 Bush, Barbara BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed) A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribners Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush was an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (President George H.W. Bush) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare signed copy.; Photos; 1.9 x 9.56 x 6.52 Inches; 512 pages;

Barbara Bush is certainly among the most popular First Ladies ever to live in the White House. Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire her wit, her candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children.

In her memoir, Mrs. Bush for the first time gives readers a very private look at a life lived in the public eye for more than twenty-five years. She begins with a compelling portrait of her early years, including: growing up in Rye, New York, and meeting George Bush; life as a young bride and mother, moving far away from home to West Texas; and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child.

With contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the shock of learning that her fiancé has been shot down in the Pacific during World War II; the disbelief when a black friend is refused service in a Southern restaurant in the 1950s; and the fear when she is caught in the middle of a student protest march in the 1960s.

She recounts her years in public life, from first moving to Washington when George Bush was elected to Congress; to her experience living in New York as the wife of the Ambassador to the United Nations and in China as wife of the U.S. envoy. She talks candidly about the ups and downs of three presidential campaigns and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years.

Drawing upon excerpts from her diary, which she has compiled for more than thirty years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War. She talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves' disease and how she faced the controversy that erupted at Wellesley College before her commencement speech.

Through the friendships she developed over the years with world leaders and their spouses, we meet and get to know the Gorbachevs, the Thatchers, the Mitterrands, the Mubaraks, and many others. And she tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making more Americans literate.

This memoir includes hundreds of the funny, often self-deprecating, and occasionally touching anecdotes for which Mrs. Bush is well known: surprising a rat while swimming in the White House pool; accidentally stomping on Boris Yeltsin's foot under the table during a state dinner; wearing a $29 pair of shoes for her husband's inaugural ball.

She also talks about the disappointments of the 1992 presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, including driving and cooking again for the first time in twelve years.

This is a warm and funny memoir that will charm Mrs. Bush's millions of admirers and earn her many more.; Signed by Author 
Price: 399.97 USD

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Decision Points (Author Signed), Bush, George W.
7 Bush, George W. Decision Points (Author Signed)
New York Crown 2010 0307590615 / 9780307590619 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by President Bush on Presidential bookplate attached to end paper. Looks new. Bush was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Bush (the 41st President of the United States), he was born in New Haven, Connecticut. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977. Bush was both one of the most popular and unpopular presidents in history, having received the highest recorded presidential approval ratings in the wake of 9/11, as well as one of the lowest approval ratings during the 2008 financial crisis. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Also in custom built slipcase. Scarce.; Color and B & W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.30 X 1.65 inches; 512 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 199.97 USD
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8 Chappell, Clovis G. Feminine Faces
New York , NY Abingdon-Cokesbury Press 1942 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print. War edition. Very clean contents. From and Obituary: Dr. Clovis G. Chappell, a retired Methodist minister who was the first principal at Grove High School (Paris, Tn) , died Friday (1972) at his home in Waverly of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 90.Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Waverly Methodist Church with burial in Richlawn Cemetery.Dr. Chappell was principal and coach at Grove from 1906 to 1908. He was ordained into the ministry of the Methodist Church in 1908, and over the next 41 years held pastorates in Washington, Memphis, Houston, Birmingham and Charlotte, North Carolina. He officially retired in 1949 but filled numerous speaking engagements each year throughout the country.Born at Flat Woods, Tennessee on January 8, 1882, he studied at Trinity (now Duke) and Harvard Universities. He held doctoral degrees from Duke, Centenary College of Louisiana, and Birmingham Southern College.He was the author of some 35 religious books which were distributed throughout the world.He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cecil Hart Chappell; two sons, Clovis G. Chappell, Jr. of Midland, Texas and Dr. Robert H. Chappell of Texarkana, Arkansas, and seven grandchildren.Reprinted from an unknown 1972 newspaper obituary.; 12mo; 219 pages 
Price: 20.95 USD
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9 Chappell, Clovis G. Questions Jesus Asked
New York , NY Abingdon-Cokesbury Press 1948 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print. Minor underlining on a few pages. Spot on cover. From and Obituary: Dr. Clovis G. Chappell, a retired Methodist minister who was the first principal at Grove High School (Paris, Tn) , died Friday (1972) at his home in Waverly of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 90.Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Waverly Methodist Church with burial in Richlawn Cemetery.Dr. Chappell was principal and coach at Grove from 1906 to 1908. He was ordained into the ministry of the Methodist Church in 1908, and over the next 41 years held pastorates in Washington, Memphis, Houston, Birmingham and Charlotte, North Carolina. He officially retired in 1949 but filled numerous speaking engagements each year throughout the country.Born at Flat Woods, Tennessee on January 8, 1882, he studied at Trinity (now Duke) and Harvard Universities. He held doctoral degrees from Duke, Centenary College of Louisiana, and Birmingham Southern College.He was the author of some 35 religious books which were distributed throughout the world.He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cecil Hart Chappell; two sons, Clovis G. Chappell, Jr. of Midland, Texas and Dr. Robert H. Chappell of Texarkana, Arkansas, and seven grandchildren.Reprinted from an unknown 1972 newspaper obituary.; 12mo; 181 pages 
Price: 17.80 USD
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10 De Leon A Pictorial History of De Leon, Tx, 1881-1981
Texas De Leon Free Press 1982 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. An excellent pictorial and text history of De Leon, Texas. Many surnames mentioned. ; Photos and Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 178 pages 
Price: 71.97 USD
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The University of Texas Community Song Book, Ellis, Alexander Caswell
11 Ellis, Alexander Caswell The University of Texas Community Song Book
Austin, TX University of Texas 1918 First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Tan cover with brown print. Cover has been taped to book. Contents clean. Rare edition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 108 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Commerce of the prairies;  The journal of a Santa Fé trader, Gregg, Josiah
12 Gregg, Josiah Commerce of the prairies; The journal of a Santa Fé trader
Southwest press 1933 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Greenish yellow cover with gold lettering. There are pencil notations throughout book, but not ink. This is a 1933 reprint of the 1844 edition. ; 438 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Shadow on the Trail, Grey, Zane
13 Grey, Zane Shadow on the Trail
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Green cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Book is clean and tight and looks almost new. Dust has 3 inch chip from bottom of spine areas and other tears. Dust now in brodart protective cover. First edition stated with A-V code with original $2.50 price printed on dj flap. This is Grey's tale of Wade Holden, the toughest, fastest triggerman in the famous Simm Bell gang. They robbed trains & banks, created mayhem & evaded the Texas Rangers. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. Pearl Zane Grey was born in Zanesville, Ohio. His birth name may have originated from newspaper descriptions of Queen Victoria's mourning clothes as "pearl grey".[2] He was the fourth of five children born to Alice "Allie" Josephine Zane, whose English Quaker immigrant ancestor Robert Zane came to the North American colonies in 1673, and her husband, Lewis M. Gray, a dentist.[3] His family changed the spelling of their last name to "Grey" after his birth. Later Grey dropped Pearl and used Zane as his first name. He grew up in Zanesville, a city founded by his maternal great-grandfather Ebenezer Zane, an American Revolutionary War.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Paper Hero  (Author Signed), Hale, Leon
14 Hale, Leon Paper Hero (Author Signed)
Fredericksburg, TX Shearer Publishing 1986 0940672367 / 9780940672369 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Beige cloth. Dust jacket in mylar protective cover. Inscribed by author. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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15 Harrington, Virginia A Legacy of Cooking
Greenbush, Michigan Author 1977 First Edition; First Impression Spiral-bound Fair with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Yellow cover with black lettering. Plastic comb is broken but all of pages are there. The author was an occupational therapist in Fort Worth Texas and wrote a column for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for tew years. Rare. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 44.97 USD
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Samuel Bell Maxey;  A Biography, Horton, Louise
16 Horton, Louise Samuel Bell Maxey; A Biography
University of Texas Press 1974 0292775091 / 9780292775091 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Blue cover silver print. Book has former owners name in front and minor pencil marginalia. Dust has very minor rubs to edges, now in mylar cover. "Samuel Bell Maxey (March 30, 1825 August 16, 1895) was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician from Paris, Texas. He was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and later represented Texas in the U.S. Senate."Wiki.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Texas-Proud and Loud, House, Boyce
17 House, Boyce Texas-Proud and Loud
San Antonio TX The Naylor Company 1945 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Croslin, Winston 
Orange cover with black print. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Includes In the Backwoods, Texas At War, Final Roundup, Glorious Texas, and many other great stories about Texas. ; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 104 pages 
Price: 5.97 USD
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A White House diary, Johnson, Claudia Alta & Lady Bird Johnson
18 Johnson, Claudia Alta & Lady Bird Johnson A White House diary
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1970 0030852544 / 9780030852541 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Inscribed on end paper :For M______ H_____ I hope you will enjoy sharing these years of not-s0-long ago, Lady Bird Johnson". Not a bookplate. Dust is not price clipped and has minor chips. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Book is clean and bright. Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson (December 22, 1912 July 11, 2007) was First Lady of the United States (196369) during the presidency of her husband Lyndon B. Johnson.Notably well educated for her time, she proved a capable manager and a shrewd investor. After marrying LBJ in 1934, when he was a political hopeful in Austin, Texas, she used a modest inheritance to bankroll his congressional campaign, and then ran his office while he was serving in the navy. Next, she bought a radio station and then a TV station, which would soon make them millionaires. As First Lady, she broke new ground by interacting directly with Congress, employing her own press secretary, and making a solo electioneering tour. Rare in this condition. ; 9.10 X 6.90 X 2.20 inches; 806 pages 
Price: 139.97 USD
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19 Johnson, Roy Lee The Baptists of Tierra Blanca, A history of Tierra Blanca Baptist association of Texas from 1905 to 1945, including a story of the churches of the association
Canyon, TX Executive board, Tierra Blanca Baptist association 1945 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 105 pages 
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American Sniper  The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History, Kyle, Chris &  Scott McEwen &  Jim DeFelice
20 Kyle, Chris & Scott McEwen & Jim DeFelice American Sniper The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
William Morrow 2012 0062082353 / 9780062082350 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
New unread. Dust in mylar protective cover. First Edition stated. Signed on title page by Kyle and DeFelice. American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History is an autobiography by United States Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, written with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. With 255 kills, 160 of them officially confirmed by the Pentagon, Kyle is the deadliest marksman in U.S. military history. merican Sniper tells the story of Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL who completed four tours in Iraq from 19992009. The book describes Kyle's upbringing in Odessa, Texas, Navy SEAL training, and combat experiences in Iraq. Kyle describes his role in the battle for control of Ramadi, events that led to Iraqi insurgents' nicknaming Kyle the "Devil of Ramadi" and placing a bounty on his head. Kyle writes that after his first confirmed kill, "the others come easy. I don't have to psych myself up, or do something special mentallyI look through the scope, get my target in the cross hairs, and kill my enemy, before he kills one of my people.Christopher Scott Kyle (April 8, 1974 February 2, 2013) was a United States Navy SEAL and sniper. He served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism and meritorious service in combat. He was awarded one Silver Star Medal, four Bronze Star Medals with "V" devices, a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and numerous other unit and personal awards. Kyle was murdered at a shooting range near Chalk Mountain, Texas called Rough Creek Lodge. A former Marine with posttraumatic stress disorder, the killer was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole. Rare in this condition. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
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