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1 9-0-5 Liquor Stores
St. Louis, MO 9-0-5 Liquor Stores Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Softcover in good minus condition, complete with drink recipes, photos of liquors & color prints of drinkers; edgeworn, cover dirty, interior clean. See photos 9-0-5 Liquor Stores opened in 1933, at the end of Prohibition, and closed in 1986. At the height of their popularity, they had 50 stores. This booklet lists only 6 stores. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Beam's Top Ten
2 Beam's Top Ten
Clermont, KY Jim Beam Distilling Co. Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small, colorful fold-out advertising Jim Beam products & giving the recipes for the "top ten" cocktails requested and ,of course, made with Beam products. Very colorful 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Bedtime Story Book
3 Bedtime Story Book
Akron, Ohio Saalfield Publishing 1938 Hardcover Good Good Book 
The book and jacket are both in good condition w/edgewear, bumped corners, and the occasional finger smudge. The jacket has some small edgetears. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Fine Cocktails Made Easy
4 Fine Cocktails Made Easy
New York National Distillers Products Corporation Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Attractive art deco design of this booklet with 20 pages of cocktail recipes with more color illustrations of the drinks inside. The item is clean and readable inside. The covers are lightly rubbed and there are some light smudges on it. It has the look of the 1930's. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Fort Worth - Where the West Begins
5 Fort Worth - Where the West Begins
Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce 1945 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback booklet praising Fort Worth's many good points in order to entice more businesses and tourists to the city. Illustrated with black and white photos. It discusses the meat packing industry, war plants, the petroleum industry as well as its museums, sports, transportation, railroads and other industries. This booklet contains 16 pages with many photos & statistics. It is in very good condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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From Frontier to Metropolis - Fort Worth's Diamond Jubilee
6 From Frontier to Metropolis - Fort Worth's Diamond Jubilee
Fort Worth, TX Bateman Millican Advertising Agency 1923 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This promotional booklet contains photos, a program for the celebratory service as well as history of the city. The cover is edgeworn with a small loss of paper on 2 corners. The interior is clean & complete. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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History of Texas World War Heroes
7 History of Texas World War Heroes
Dallas, TX Army & Navy History Co. 1919 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a large, heavy volume and may require additional postage for shipping. This volume is in very good condition outside with some light edgewear. The cover is a brown leatherette. The inside contains some child's attempts at artistry with a red crayon. The 1st 8 pages have been scribbled on & 2 more pages further on, but are still readable. The ninth page has roughly 1/3 of the page torn off. Further on 16 pp look as though they have been nibbled by mice on the front edges. On some of the pages, the nibbling has gotten into the text and on 1 page, a small part of a photo has been nibbled. The rest of the 697 pages are clean and readable. The 1st torn page (page 9) was the beginning of an explanation of what caused the war. There are listings of those killed and wounded and many photos. There are many short biographies of soldiers killed, when & where they died along with photographs. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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Les Americains au Camp d'Auvours
8 Les Americains au Camp d'Auvours
Le Mans Chateaudun J. Bouveret Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Unusual item: a booklet of postcards published in France during or shortly after World War I showing American troops encamped at Camp d'Avours. There are 17 postcards still in the booklet. I have no idea how many there were originally. This item has it problems. At some point it got wet so the covers are warped and stained and many of the postcards are stained as well & one has a skinned place on it. Still this lets us get a glimpse of the "Dough Boys" encamped 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Old Charter: Horoscope for Entertaining
9 Old Charter: Horoscope for Entertaining
New York The Bourbon Institute Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
In very good condition; Recipes for using bourbon plus ideas for having zodiac parties; color illustrations, page of toasts around the world & a page showing the name and shapes of different types of glassware; 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Old Fitzgerald Holiday Recipes
10 Old Fitzgerald Holiday Recipes
Stitzel-Weller Distillery 1966 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small colorful booklet with recipes for holiday dishes and drinks to go with them. The drinks, of course, are all made with Old Fitzgerald bourbon. 19 pages in very good condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Rich Field Flyer
Waco, TX U. S. Air Force 1919 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This item was produced at the end of World War I as the flying training in Waco, Texas was about to become a maintenance operation. It contains photos of the young men and officers who had been at the school. It also contains a couple of pages with the names of the men who had been killed in action. In addition it has several pages of ads in the back of the book. The cover is very edgeworn w/bumped and rubbed through corners. It is missing the final endpaper and all the remaining endpapers are tanned & stained. There are tears on several pages and page 27/28 is missing about one quarter of the page. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Souvenir Folder Camp Travis, San Antonio, Texas
12 Souvenir Folder Camp Travis, San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio, TX 1918 Soft cover Good No Jacket Postcard 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
A mail able folder of double-sided color photos showing scenes from Camp Travis in San Antonio, Texas in good condition. The soldiers are all in World War I style uniforms and the equipment, such as an early Caterpillar tank, look strange. The young men pictured are being readied to go to Europe. There is some edgewear, spotting, and age tanning, but it is all still readable. The folder was stamped and mailed. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Souvenir of Galveston Texas
Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Folder of 15 color photos of Galveston showing its hotels, beaches, and amusements. Judging by the automobiles and the clothes on the tourists, this was produced in the 1930's. The photos are very colorful. On the front of the folder where and address should be is written, "only 55 miles from home just a nice drive." Interior pages are in very good condition. The exterior has some edgewear and a few spots. The color on these scenes is very vivid. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Joys of Brandy
14 The Joys of Brandy
San Francisco, CA The Christian Brothers Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
6" tall,20 pages, in very good condition; colorful covers, black & white illustrations inside; Full of recipes for making drinks with brandy; 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Wallace's Street Guide for Greater Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX John Wallace, Inc. 1957 5th or later Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This softcover is the 17th annual edition of the guide. The cover is edgeworn, stained, and has a small amount of damage at the lower spine. The last 20-30 pp show some water damage around the edges, but all pages are still very readable. There are local ads at the front & back of the book. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 "Ehrenberg,Herman;Churchill,C., translator" "With Milam and Fannin"
"Dallas: Tardy Publishing" "1935 - 1st English edition" "Hardcover" "Hardcover - no jacket, SM8vo, 224 pp; red cloth cover w/gilt titles, ills. by Jerry Bywaters; good condition w/light shelfwear, spine sunned, pages lightly age tanned, fo bookplate on front pd, wrinkle on tp (publishing error); Rader 1285, Raines p. 75;" 
"BTB 54 ""One of the earliest German accounts of Texas..""; He was with Fannin at Goliad. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill." 
Price: 300.00 USD
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17 A'Beckett,Arthur W.;, Comic Blackstone
Southhampton: Ashford Press 1985 - 1st thus 1985 Hardcover Book 
A New & Revised edition of the 1887 publication; Hardcover, 8vo, 324 pp; very good book, no dj; black cloth w/lots of gilt on the cover, all edges gilt, comic illustrations in color & blk & white by Harry Furniss. ISBN: 0907069398. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 a'Beckett,Gilbert Abbott;, The Comic Blackstone
Callaghan & Cockcroft 1869 - reprint Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 8vo, 376 pp; illustrations by George Cruikshank; fair condition w/shelfwear, bumped corners worn through, ragged spine ends, one page loose w/torn edges; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill 0.0 0.0 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Old Favorite Songs, A. B. Richards,;,
19 A. B. Richards,;, Old Favorite Songs
Sherman, TX: A. B. Richards Medicine Co. ND - ca 1910 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, 32 pp; tan paper covers w/interesting decorations on the covers (photo); good condition w/ edgewear, some small tears on the edges, creased corners; words & music to old standard songs interspersed w/many ads and testimonials. Interesting ads for various patent medicines. This copy distributed by J. R. Peel Drugs in Denton, TX. Pages are age tanned but all are present, text is clean. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Little Red Riding Hood - Retold, Abbot,Angus Evan;,
20 Abbot,Angus Evan;, Little Red Riding Hood - Retold
J. & J. Colman 1896 1896 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 24mo, 16pp; vivid chromolithographs on the covers, front & back and at every opening, artist not credited; promotional piece for Christmas, 1896, for Colman's products which include Colman's Mustard, Colman's Starch etc. Light edgewear; Lightly bumped corners, 1 small stain on the back cover, a few finger smudges inside, very good condition, colors bright & pretty, tight & complete. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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