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Betty and Ben Carpenter Guest Book, Anon,;,
41 Anon,;, Betty and Ben Carpenter Guest Book
Privately Made Entries start in 1955 Hardcover Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover, 4to, unpaginated; cover 1/2 brown cloth & 1/2 patterned paper, same paper on eps; cover worn w/corners worn thru, shelfwear; The Carpenter's names are printed in gilt on the front cover. Used as a guest book with signatures of attendees. The occasions are named & dated & guests have signed in. Among the signatures are John W. Carpenter & Richard Kleberg Jr. & W. G. Swenson. A small child has signed his name & drawn pictures on several pages. TX residents will have state tax added. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Camp Hulen Texas - Souvenir Book, Anon,;,
42 Anon,;, Camp Hulen Texas - Souvenir Book
Anonymous No date - ca 1944 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 6 inches tall, 11 pp; soft white leather cover w/a navy leather ribbon binding; very good condition w/2 corners creased; contains b&w photos of camp life w/captions; Looks like a souvenir that a soldier might give to his mother & girlfriend. One photo is of young soldiers dancing w/pretty girls. The 1st photo is of the chapel on the base w/a tissue-guard over it. Scarce! 0.0 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Corporate History Chart of Morgan's Louisiana & Te, Anon,;,
43 Anon,;, Corporate History Chart of Morgan's Louisiana & Te
Morgan's Louisiana & Texas Railroad & Steamship Co 1918 Soft cover Book 
Softcover chart, 11 inches high X 17.5 inches wide, 1 page; very good condition w/one small closed tear in the upper left corner & some faint stains on the lower edge; The charts include Trackage Rights, incorporation information as well as dates of sales This set of charts (all on 1 page) was created in 1918, but someone has updated the information on it in 1934 using a typewriter. Interesting & scarce piece. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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E. R. Durkee & Co's Cook Book, Anon,;,
44 Anon,;, E. R. Durkee & Co's Cook Book
NY: E. R. Durkee & Co. 1885 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 24mo, 86 pp + 6 pp ads; Good condition w/age tanned pages, a few spots on the cover, 2 small edge tears on the back cover, 1 corner tear on the front (see photo); interior clean & tight; covers elaborately decorated; 0.0 0.0 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Firing Regulations for Small Arms for the United States Army, Anon,;,
45 Anon,;, Firing Regulations for Small Arms for the United States Army
Washington D. C.: Govt. Printing Office 1898 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardcover, 32mo, 296 pp; black leather w/gilt titles, blk & white ills.; Includes 3 foldout forms for target firing & revolver firing; tight & complete w/clean text; cover shelfworn w/some bits of leather loss at spine edge, spots of grn paint on back cvr Tanned bookplate of the Dept. of the Navy dated 1900 on front flyleaf; Texas sales tax will be requested for shipments to Texas. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 70.00 USD
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Frisky and Frolic, Anon,;,
46 Anon,;, Frisky and Frolic
Boston: Lyman & Whitney Gift inscription dated 1875 1875 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 4to, unpaginated; colorful front cover & 6 vividly colored full page prints; covers soiled & separated from text, back cover has a tear on the bottom edge & next to the spine, along w/a small pencil mark; text foxed, age tanned Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Handy Household Hints, Anon,;,
47 Anon,;, Handy Household Hints
NY: Edward D. Depew & Co. ND - probably 1906 1906 Soft cover Book 
Large softcover, sm4to, 144 pp; red paper cover ragged around the edges, creased & rubbed, missing 1/2 at the bottom of the spine. Pages age tanned but clean. Contains many ads for food, patent medicine, soap, shoes, hotels, etc. Ads illustrated in black & white. Very scarce. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Hansel & Gretel - Pop-up, Anon,;,
48 Anon,;, Hansel & Gretel - Pop-up
Prague: Artia 1971 1971 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover oblong 8 high X 10 wide, unpaginated; Colorful plastic cover on boards, 6 working pop-up inside. Illustrated by V. Kubasta. Light edgewear, a few pop-up figures folded but complete. Illustrated by V. Kubasta. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Historical Markers of McClennan County, Anon,;,
49 Anon,;, Historical Markers of McClennan County
Waco, TX: McClennan Community College 1986 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 95pp; red cloth covers, no dustjacket as issued; very light shelfwear; many black & white photos illustrating the markers mentioned in the text; very nice copy Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 55.00 USD
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In Cloudland, Anon,;,
50 Anon,;, In Cloudland
NY: Sam Gabriel & Sons 1912 - assumed 1st Book 
Card covers, 4to, 12 pp; Interior pages are printed on linen. Color & black & white ills. Of flying machines including early airplanes & dirigibles. Covers edgeworn w/bumped corners, a few creases & smudges on the back. Inside there finger smudges. Some of the color on the prints has bled thru to the black & white pages, 1 small edge tear has been repaired w/scotch tape. The color pictures are quite lovely. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Japanese Style - Textile Dyeing Patterns 4, Anon,;,
51 Anon,;, Japanese Style - Textile Dyeing Patterns 4
Kyoto Shoin 1989 Hardcover Dust Jacket Included Book 
Softcover in jacket, square format 11.5 inches, 124 pp; wonderful full color textile designs from the Japanese; in very good condition with light shelfwear; Each page as well as the covers are a joy to see. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 115.00 USD
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Les Quarante Heures, Anon,;,
52 Anon,;, Les Quarante Heures
Paris: Paul Leloup, Librairie-Editeur 1867 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 32mo, 138 pp; maroon leather spine w/marbled boards & endpapers, gilt title on the spine; edgeworn, bumped corners rubbed thru, light scattered foxing; book tight & complete; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Lessons in Embroidery, Anon,;,
53 Anon,;, Lessons in Embroidery
Florence, MA: Corticelli Silk Mills 1899 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, 68 pp; shelfworn, bumped corners, one page edge ragged, rubbing along the spine; contains lovely color prints of fancy embroidery and instructions on how to do the work. Also contains lessons on crochet. Scarce! Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Mr. Punch's Pocket Book for 1869, Anon,;,
54 Anon,;, Mr. Punch's Pocket Book for 1869
London: Punch Office 1869 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 5 inches high X 3.5 inches wide, 192 pp; black leather wallet style binding, fold-out title page w/hand colored illustration, lots of black & white ills. Inside, all edges gilt; all edges rubbed, both hinges starting but still holding; Endpapers browned on the edges, very readable w/a few smudges & faint stains. An almanac w/various types of information & blank pp of keeping accounts; TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Object Teacher, Anon,;,
55 Anon,;, Object Teacher
NY: McLoughlin Bros. 1884 Hardcover Hardcover, 4to, 12 pp; Pages are board w/vivid ills. of different objects for small children to name. Illustrations by C. J. Howard. Covers are board w/colorful paper onlays. Covers edgeworn, bumped corners, 1 corner of front onlay torn off, few stains 
Interior pages are in very good condition w/a few smudges. Illustrations are vivid. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Oil Legends of Fort Worth, Anon,;,
56 Anon,;, Oil Legends of Fort Worth
Hist. Committee of the Ft. Worth Petroleum Club 1993 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 294 pp; brown leatherette cover w/gilt titles & decorations, pictorial endpapers, black & white illustrations; very good condition; Information about the oil companies & biographies of their founders. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Puss In Boots - Pop-up, Anon,;,
57 Anon,;, Puss In Boots - Pop-up
Prague: Artia 1972 1972 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover oblong 8 high X 10 wide, unpaginated; colorful plastic covering on boards, 6 working pop-ups; very light edgewear & gift insc. On back page. Very good condition; Illustrated by V. Kubasta. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Souvenir Book 197th Coast Artillery, Camp Hulen, T, Anon,;,
58 Anon,;, Souvenir Book 197th Coast Artillery, Camp Hulen, T
No publisher named ND - ca 1941 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, oblong 6 inches high X 9 inches wide, 38 pp; brown card covers w/black title & insignia, many black & white photos, very good condition w/light shelfwear, vertical fold mark on frontcover, 2 tiny staple holes on the front cover, bumped corners; Camp Hulen was established near Palacios, TX in 1940 & was used for training soldiers all thru World War II. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 110.00 USD
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The City of Tents - Camp Hulen, Texas, Anon,;,
59 Anon,;, The City of Tents - Camp Hulen, Texas
Palacios, TX: Palacios Area Historical Association 1987 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, unpaginated; tan covers w/drawing of WWII GI in full battle gear carrying a huge pack on his back. Covers scuffed & with some stains. Contains photos & cartoons of life in the camp during WWII & gives a history of the camp. Camp heavily used in World War II for training. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Golden Apple - Pop-up, Anon,;,
60 Anon,;, The Golden Apple - Pop-up
Prague: Artia 1972 1972 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, oblong 8 high X 10 wide, unpaginated; Colorful plastic covering on boards w/6 working pop-ups inside. Illustrated by V. Kubasta. Book has only the lightest of edgewear, very good condition. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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