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Wrightia - Volume 2 1959-1963, Correll,Helen B., edit.;Various,
1 Correll,Helen B., edit.;Various, Wrightia - Volume 2 1959-1963
Renner, TX: Texas Research Foundation 1963 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, SM4to, 264 pp; gray card covers, b&w illustrations, 36 reports on botanical subjects; very good w/light edgewear, spine & edges sunned, interior clean & tight; Contains articles on Texas Gourds, 5 species of Dichondra, Bluestem Grasses; Botanical journal produced for several years for the interest of botanists and plant lovers; 0.0 0.0 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Field & Laboratory Reports from SMU, Geiser,Samuel W.;Various,
2 Geiser,Samuel W.;Various, Field & Laboratory Reports from SMU
Dallas: Southern Methodist University 1946 -1952 - 10 reports Book 
Softcovers, 8vo; 2 copies of Vol. XV, no. 1 which deals with a spider genus Dictyna; Other reports deal with flora, articles on pioneer men of science in Texas, the red fox and golden cheeked warblers in Dallas, vetches of Texas; Another report deals with medical education in Dallas 1900-1910 plus lists of scientific papers & a short title list of published works on the history of science. Pages in several are age tanned, some tears, dogears, etc., but all are readable. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Wrightia - Vol. 1 1945-1951, Lundell,Cyrus L.;Various,
3 Lundell,Cyrus L.;Various, Wrightia - Vol. 1 1945-1951
Dallas: Southern Methodist University 1951 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, SM4to, 291 pp; gray card covers in very good condition, b&w illustrations; 20+ reports on subjects of interest to botanists and plant lovers: "Additions to the Orchids of Texas", "Wild Rose Pass of Texas", articles on revisions of genuses; Journal produced at the Texas Research Foundation in Renner, Texas; 0.0 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Collecting in the Gilded Age, McIntosh,DeCourcy;Various,
4 McIntosh,DeCourcy;Various, Collecting in the Gilded Age
Pittsburgh: Frick Art & Historical Center 1997 Hardcover Dust Jacket Included Book 
Hardcover in jacket, 4to, 426 pp; Book and jacket are both in very good condition w/light shelfwear. Jacket is in a protective wrapper. Book has pictorial eps & many color reproductions of the works mentioned in the text. "Art Patronage in Pittsburgh, 1890-1910" Large, heavy book may require additional postage. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Food - Recipes Compiled by the Women's Society of Christian Service - Monroe, LA, Various
5 Various Food - Recipes Compiled by the Women's Society of Christian Service - Monroe, LA
Monroe, LA Woman's Society of Christian Service 1958 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Interesting coookbook put together by a women's service group; The cover is burlap held together with metal rings which can be opened to add additional pages. The recipes are handwritten and signed by the contributor and there are hand drawn illustrations throughout. The last recipe is entitled "Recipe for Preserving a Husband." a Charmer! The pages inside are brown like a grocery bag and the title "food" on the front has at some time gotten wet because there is some fading of the "f" in food and light red stains around it. See photos 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Various Ford Centennial News
Unkown Ford Motor Co. 1936 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
This is a newspaper format published by the Ford Motor Co. to advertise their Texas Centennial celebration in Dallas, TX in 1936. Ford had built a large, modern building to showcase their products at the fair. It also contains photos of the fair grounds, highlighting the Cotton Bowl, the lagoon, and the esplanade illuminated at night. It is in good condition with some smudges and spots 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Let's Serve Cocktails and 2 additional small books with cocktail recipes, Various
7 Various Let's Serve Cocktails and 2 additional small books with cocktail recipes
Various Taylor's New York Wines, Brown-Foreman Distillers Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
3 small booklets with recipes for making cocktails: Favorite Recipes Using Old Forester, Wonderful Drinks to Make with Rum, and Let's Serve Cocktails; All in good+ condition - complete, very readable, but with some spots and smears. They range in size from 5 inches to 6 inches. No dates, but probably from the last half of the 20th century. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Various Like Wine and Cheese, Older is Better
Dallas, Texas Dallas Public Library Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This cookbook is bound with red card covers and a black plastic comb binding. It is tight, complete & readable, but the endpapers have browned and the cover's edges are rubbed. With each recipe is a photo of the lady who submitted it along with her memories of times past. One lady came to Texas in 1900. The recipes are all tried and true and the reminiscences are very interesting. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Various,;, 1950 Rotunda of Southern Methodist University
Dallas: SMU Student Publishing 1950 Yearbook 1950 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 583 pp; gray cloth w/white titles, 2 Inches thick, light edgewear, lightly bumped corners, 1 small stain on back ep, a little soiling on the top edges of some back pages; lots of black & white photos, including some of Doak Walker; Large & heavy, may require additional postage. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 55.00 USD
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10 Various,;, 1951 Rotunda of Southern Methodist University
Dallas: SMU Students Publishing 1951 Yearbook 1951 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 542 pp; dark gray cloth w/white titles on front & spine; light edgewear, bumped corners, a few rubbed places on cover; interior clean & tight; many black & white photos & ads; Large & heavy, may require additional postage; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 55.00 USD
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A Camera Trip Through Sheppard Field, Various,;,
11 Various,;, A Camera Trip Through Sheppard Field
Department of the Army NO, circa 1942 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, SM4to, 34 pp; good condition w/light edgewear, a few scrape marks on the front cover, price sticker on the back cover, interior clean; lots of photos of equipment, men & training exercises; With this item, I am including the paper menu for the Christmas Dinner at the field at Christmas, 1942. It has a few small stains and has been folded & some of the printing has faded, but it is complete. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 65.00 USD
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A History of Crockett County (Texas), Various,;,
12 Various,;, A History of Crockett County (Texas)
San Angelo, TX: Anchor Publishing 1976 - 1st edition Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 592 pp; green plastic cover w/colorful photo of the county courthouse, pictorial eps, many b&w photos & family histories; in good condition w/light edgewear, fo name & address in large letters on front ep; interior clean & tight; Large, heavy book may require additional postage. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 325.00 USD
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A History of Kendall County Texas, Various,;,
13 Various,;, A History of Kendall County Texas
Dallas: Taylor Publishing 1984 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 270 pp; blue leatherette w/gilt titles & decorations; Front eps have cattle brands & a map of the county. Some of the gilding rubbed & 3 pp look as though a paper clip held them together at one time, no rust. Text clean, book tight; Scarce volume! Lots of photos & family histories; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 200.00 USD
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A History of Madison County, Texas, Various,;,
14 Various,;, A History of Madison County, Texas
Madison County Historical Commission 1984 - 1st edition Hardcover Book 
Hardcover - no jacket, 4to, 657 pp; navy leatherette cover w/colorful onlay of a church on the front cover, front endpaper map of the county, lots of family histories and photos; very good condition w/light shelfwear; Scarce! Large, heavy book may require additional postage. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 275.00 USD
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A Memorial & Biographical History of Johnson & Hill Counties, Various,;,
15 Various,;, A Memorial & Biographical History of Johnson & Hill Counties
Chicago: Lewis Publishing 1892 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 
Hardcover - no jacket, 4to, 733 pp; Black leatherette cover w/gilt titles, teg, is shelfworn but still looks good. TP & next 3 pp torn at edges, scattered foxing & finger smudges, tears to edges, some portraits have dampstains around the edges. 2 pgs have come loose & are laid in. There is foxing, scotchtape, edgetears, etc. Appears to be complete. The low price is due to the condition. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 200.00 USD
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16 Various,;, A Part of Space: Ten Texas Writers
Ft. Worth: TCU Press 1969 - 1st Printing Hardcover Dust Jacket Included Book 
Hardcovr in jacket, 8vo, 179 pp; Very Good/Very Good w/light shelfwear; Features works by Larry McMurtry, John Graves, Ramona Weeks & others. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Various,;, A Taste of Texas Hospitality
Ft. Worth Newcomer's Club 1986 - 1st edition Book 
Card Covers in comb binding, 8vo, 136 pp + ads and calorie counter; white card covers w/blue title & w/outline of Texas with wildflowers in it; very good condition w/light edgewear & some faint spots on the covers; Texas residents will have sales tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 20.00 USD
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America's Cook Book, Various,;,
18 Various,;, America's Cook Book
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1937 - 1st edition Hardcover Dust Jacket Included Book 
Hardcover in jacket, 8vo, 1006 pp; Book is in very good condition w/light shelfwear & age tanned eps. Jacket is in good condition w/shelfwear w/chips & tears on the upper edge. One tear is about 1.5 inches long. From the jacket, "The complete & up-to-date cook book, simple for the beginner; new & tested for the most experienced cook." 0.0 0.0 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 Various,;, American Text-Books on Medical Subjects - 4 Volume
Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders 1897 1897 Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, SM4to; Text-Book of Obstetrics by Cameron & Davis 1009 pp + 28 pp ads; Text-Book of Surgery by Burnett & Conner 1248 pp + 29 pp ads, Text-Book of Gynecology by Baldy 713 pp + 24 pp ads & Diseases of Children by Starr 1190 pp + 30 pp ads; All tan leather w/red labels on spines, lavishly illustrated w/color & black & white drawings; Leather rubbed, some pages archivally repaired, edgeworn, bumped corners, hinges starting inside on Surgery & outside lea. split at hinges. FO name & date on flyleaf; Heavy set, may require add'l postage. Contact seller.Cover: 0.0 
Price: 300.00 USD
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20 Various,;, An American Annual of Christmas Literature & Art
Augsburg Publishing House 1959 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 4to, 68 pp; Very good condition w/light edgewear, bumped corners; Filled with stories, songs, and artwork all related to Christmas. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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