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The Roughnecks' Club, Anon.,;,
181 Anon.,;, The Roughnecks' Club
The Roughnecks' Club 1959 Soft cover Book Signed by Author(s)
Softcover, 4to, 5 pp; A tribute to J. L. "Slats" Latimer, chief roughneck in 1959; tan card covers w/the roughneck symbol on the front, tied together w/gold silk cord; Very good condition w/light age tanning & shelfwear; contains a photo of Mr. Latimer; Also contains a short biography of Mr. Latimer; SIGNED & inscribed by him. Oil industry pioneer & former president of Magnolia Petroleum. Scarce item! 0.0 0.0 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Seattle Brides' Cook Book, Anon.,;,
182 Anon.,;, The Seattle Brides' Cook Book
Seattle: Union Advertising Co. ND - early 20th century Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 120 pp; Grey paper covered boards, brown spine w/drawing of an early 20th century bride tasting a dish, husband in the background. Good condition, edgeworn, bumped corners, a few stains on cover & pages. Many ads for Seattle businesses. Tight & complete; TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Skating Party and Other Stories, Anon.,;,
183 Anon.,;, The Skating Party and Other Stories
NY: Leavitt & Allen ca 1869 1869 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4 1/4 X 2 3/4, 16 pp, red cloth, blindstamped cover, tight & complete, finger smudges on some pages, 2 pp show dampstains which don't interfere with readability. 16 hand colored plates and 1 black & white one. One small spot on the cover, gift inscription on front flyleaf & very light edgewear. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Story of Champ d'Asile, Anon.,;,
184 Anon.,;, The Story of Champ d'Asile
Austin: Steck-Vaughn 1969 - facsimile of the 1937 Book Club of Texas Hardcover Book 
Hardcover in slipcase, 8vo, 180 pp; gilt stamped green cloth, pictorial endpapers, very good w/fo name on the front endpaper; green linen covered slipcase also in very good condition with a few spots & edgewear on the lower front edge; some pages uncut; Contains some new material. Story of a group of French citizens who established a colony in Texas in 1818. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 35.00 USD
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185 Anon.,;, The Sunlight Almanac for 1896
NY: Lever Bros. 1896 1896 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 12mo, 477 pp + ads; red leather cover w/gilt title on front cover; edgeworn, bumped corners, leather rubbed on spine, pages age tanned w/some stains & dog ears, spine ends ragged; great ads, black & white illus. Contains info on household management, gardening, fashion, sports, engineering & more. Great ills. Of ladies fashions with patterns. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 38.00 USD
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The Tiny Texan - First Banquet Daily in the South, Anon.,;,
186 Anon.,;, The Tiny Texan - First Banquet Daily in the South
Austin, TX: Banquet Committee of Texan Staff 1919 1919 Book Signed by Author(s)
Small 4 pp. newspaper, 12mo, very good condition. Looks as though University of Texas students produced it. Autographed by members of the staff. Has an Advice to the Lovelorn column & short gossipy articles on certain professors. Rare. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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187 Anon.,;, The Yellow Jacket - Arlington Heights High School - Ft. Worth
Student Body of the School 1939 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardcover, 4to, unpaginated; yellow embossed leatherette covers w/2 views of Ft. Worth on eps; many ads from local merchants; shelfworn w/bumped corners, finger smudges on several pages, tear on the front pd; Many notes & signatures of classmates; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 40.00 USD
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188 Anon.,;, Three Little Pigs and The Foolish Pig
Chicago: Rand McNally 1933 1933 Book 
Good condition with edgewear, bumped corners, some spots on covers, gift inscription on 1st flyleaf, spine ends worn. Charming illustrations by Frances Beem. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: Frances Beem 0.0 
Price: 20.00 USD
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True West - Sept.-Oct., 1957 - July-August, 1958, Anon.,;,
189 Anon.,;, True West - Sept.-Oct., 1957 - July-August, 1958
Austin: Western Publications 1957 1957 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
Softcover, 4to; 6 issues of the magazine bound together with twine. Edgewear, tear to the bottom corner of the front cover, pages age tanned. Stories of the old west by J. Frank Dobie, Fred Gipson & others. Illustrations in black & wht & color Part of a mailing label on back cover of last magazine. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Uncle Dudley's Cooking Recipes for Outdoor Men, Anon.,;,
190 Anon.,;, Uncle Dudley's Cooking Recipes for Outdoor Men
Dallas: Uncle Dudley's Cooking Recipes 1960 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, 68 pp; tan card covers in brown comb binding; very good condition w/light edgewear & a couple of faint spots on the back cover; Contains such recipes as Yam Pone, Pain in the Neck Toast, Graveyard Stew and more; 0.0 0.0 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Union Pacific Railroad, Anon.,;,
191 Anon.,;, Union Pacific Railroad
Privately Published 1972 1972 Soft cover Book 
Oblong softcover in a comb binding with a transparent plastic front cover. Good condition with edgewear, bottom tooth broken off comb binding; Color photos and route maps, 18 thick pages. Looks like a sales handout. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Valuation Report of Texas Midland Railroad, Anon.,;,
192 Anon.,;, Valuation Report of Texas Midland Railroad
U. S. Interstate Commerce Commission 1918 - 1st edition Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, 186 pp; missing back cover but text complete, some pencilled numbers on the lower page edges; text clean; Put into a card cover with a mylar front for protection. Very scarce! Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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193 Anon.,;, Watkins Almanac
Winona, MN: J. R. Watkins Co. 1916 1916 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, 96 pp; colorful covers + 3 full color plates, 1 double plate; full of useful advice: care of children, recipes & lots of info about Watkins products; cover loose, repaired w/archival tape, edgewear, light soil on covers; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Who Stole the Bird's Nest, Anon.,;,
194 Anon.,;, Who Stole the Bird's Nest
Boston: L. Prang & Co. 1865 Book 
Stiff cardcovers, 48mo, 12 pp; slick covers w/colorful pages of text telling the story of the theft of a bird's eggs. Pages are fan-fold w/one end attached to the front cover, making a panorama. Age tanned & shelfworn w/tape securing the spine; Offset tape stains on the back of the last page, some spots & stains, but story & ills. are charming. Scarce! Early product of 1 of America's foremost chromolithographers. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 200.00 USD
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195 Anonymous Bols Liqueurs Recipes for Cocktails, Entrees & Desserts
Louisville, KY Erven Lucas Bols Distiling Co. Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small folding booklet of cocktail recipes using Bols Liqueurs; The booklet includes a short history of the company, map showing where the liqueur ingredients come from, and a page detailing the royal grants Bols enjoys. There are suggestions on how best to serve their products as well as recipes for various cocktails which include their products. Colorfully illustrated and in very good condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Little Pink Petticoat, Anonymous
196 Anonymous Little Pink Petticoat
London Henry Frowde 1911 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Lilian Govey 
This little book, 2.75 inches X 2.25 inches, still has its original string ties and is in very good condition w/attractive colorfrontispeice and floral printed endpapers. The binding is tight & clean. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Plants People Planes, Anonymous
197 Anonymous Plants People Planes
Texas North American Aviation, Inc. Texas Division 1944 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Promotional book put out by North American Aviation with photos of their plants and workers as well as photos and drawings of their planes. The second world war was still going on when this piece was produced because there are mentions of how the planes were being used to bomb Tokyo and European sites. It also talks about the employees who are honorably discharged veterans. The artwork on the cover is arresting. it is in very good condition w/light edgewear & fo name written on the 1st page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book, Anonymous,;,
198 Anonymous,;, Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book
Minneapolis, MN: General Mills 1950 - 1st edition so stated 1st Edition.. Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 
Hardcover in jacket, 4to, 449 pp; red & white cloth covered book in very good condition w/light shelfwear & 2 facing pages discolored from a pc. Of newsprint used as a book mark; jacket edgeworn & with one 2 inch by 3 inch top corner piece off; Lots of good illustrations. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 125.00 USD
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199 Anonymous,;, Colored "Friend in Need" Postcard
Friend in Need Society 1903 Book 
Postcard, 5.5 inches wide X 3.25 inches high; Tan card stock with an address in Austin, TX; good condition - age tanned, one corner dogeared, some dirty areas, readable; The society was a form of insurance company, paying on the death of a member. Names of the officers on the back along with a notice requesting payment of $1. See photos. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 35.00 USD
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200 Anonymous,;, Cotton and Its Kingdom
Harper's New Monthly Magazine 1887 Book Signed by Author(s)
15 page article from Harper's about cotton growing in the south. Very good condition with some age toning to the paper. Illustrated with 10 black and white engravings signed by Franklin showing cotton growing, processing, picking, and some of the people involved in its culture. Several of the engravings picture Negroes involved in the labor. Another of the engravings shows the cotton port at Galveston, Texas. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 35.00 USD
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