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Leon County Historical Collections - 2 Volumes, Various,;,
41 Various,;, Leon County Historical Collections - 2 Volumes
Leon County Genealogical Society 1981 & 1982 Book 
Softcovers, 4to, 92, 95 pp; card covers w/black tape bindings, Leon County insignia on the front; Vol. 1 has light shelfwear, bumped corners, & a few stains on the back cover. Vol. 2 has 1 faint finger smudge on the back. Text is clean in both vols. Vol. 1 has lots of photos & bio. Info, vol. 2 contains copies of documents & reminiscences of citizens. Scarce! TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Leon County, Texas Cemetery Records - 2 Volumes, Various,;,
42 Various,;, Leon County, Texas Cemetery Records - 2 Volumes
Centerville, TX: Leon County Genealogical Society 1982 Hardcover Book 
Softcovers, 4to, 160 & 240 pp; card covers w/black cloth tape spines, Leon County insignia on front covers; very good condition w/light shelfwear & bumped corners; Vol. 1 has some ink stains on the back cover. Texas residents will have state tax added. Laid in is an 8 page typed listing of cemetery locations in the county. This listing has ink notes & is edgeworn. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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43 Various,;, McClure's Magazine - Nov., 1899 to April, 1900
NY: S. S. McClure 1900 Hardcover Hardcover, 4to, 380 pp; lea. Spine & corners, brown cloth boards; blk & white & color illustrations; edgewear, bumped corners, hinges cracked but still holding; 
Fiction by O. Henry & Booth Tarkington. Poem about the Alamo by Susan Hale. Articles such as "The American Invasion of China." TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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44 Various,;, McMullen County History - Texas
McMullen County History Book Committee 1975 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 754 pp; brown leatherette w/white title & insignia on the front cover; light shelfwear & lightly bumped corners; pictorial endpapers, black & white ills.; Very Good condition; Large, heavy book may require additional postage. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Millinery Trade Review - August, 1934, Various,;,
45 Various,;, Millinery Trade Review - August, 1934
NY: Millinery Trade Review 1934 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 4to, 48 pp; Item is in good+ condition w/edgewear, lightly bumped corners, & a few small spots & light smudges; Interior tight w/some faint smudges & dogeared pages; Interesting, showing fashionable hats of the times along with articles and ads for the raw materials. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Millinery Trade Review - Sept., 1924, Various,;,
46 Various,;, Millinery Trade Review - Sept., 1924
NY: Millinery Trade Publishing 1924 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 4to, 84 pp; Magazine is complete with articles about hat styles & supplies for making hats as well as many ads for supplies. Cover is edgeworn w/some small tears, small loss of paper on the spine, scuff marks, bumped corners, but complete. See photos. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Municipal Hand Book of the City of Waco, Various,;,
47 Various,;, Municipal Hand Book of the City of Waco
Waco, TX: N. H. Burch Printing 1914 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, 265 pp + 2 indices; Book is in green card covers w/a picture of the Cotton Palace on the front. It is in good condition being tight & complete. The cover has edgewear w/wrinkling of the edges, 1 scrape on the picture & a few spots. Interior has some edgetears on a few pages & a faint dampstain on the pages of the last 3rd of the book. It doesn't obscure any text. Many photos of the city & its people in the book as well as its financial conditon & industries. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Papers in Relation to the Claim of Samuel A. Belden Against the Government of Mexico, Various,;,
48 Various,;, Papers in Relation to the Claim of Samuel A. Belden Against the Government of Mexico
U. S. Govt, 32nd Congress 1852 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Disbound report, 8vo, 58 pp; very good condition w/a few small spots and age tanned paper; Mr. Belden, of Brownsville, Tx, filed a claim against the Mexican government claiming they had violated the Treaty of Guadulupe Hidalgo when they seized 30,000 pounds of tobacco from a warehouse in Matamoros, the tobacco belonging to Mr. Belden's company. Mr. Belden's original claim in great detail plus letters from others backing him up is attached. To the Senate from President Fillmore. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 65.00 USD
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49 Various,;, People's Standard of the Holy Bible
Philadelphia: J. C. McCurdy 1872 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, black leather blind embossed, marbled eps, black & white engravings & 1 color plate; edgeworn, bumped corners, leather rubbed in several places, scattered light foxing, stains on page edges, front hinge tender but holding; Also contains the Aprocrypha, a Bible dictionary, & various tables. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Phi Mu Sorority 10th District Recipes, Various,;,
50 Various,;, Phi Mu Sorority 10th District Recipes
Ft Worth, TX: Alumni Association 1950 Soft cover Book 
Softcover w/spiral binding, 8vo, 160 pp; Book is in good condtion w/sunning to the covers as well as some small spots & 1 small tear on the bottom edge. Each recipe has the contributor's name & sometimes her college. Book contains a lot of ads for Ft. Worth businesses. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Plain & Fancy Needlework Magazine - 6 issues, Various,;,
51 Various,;, Plain & Fancy Needlework Magazine - 6 issues
Chicago: Woman's World Magazine Co. 1916 & 1917 Book 
Softcovers, 14 inches high, 12-14 pp in each issue; 2 copies of May, 1916, July, August, & October, 1916 & March, 1917 issues; Pages have some tears, dogears, a few stains;one of the May, 1916 issues has some closed tears on 3 of the pages. These mags were published on flimsy paper, not meant to last. They contain a lot of interesting suggestions, ideas & instructions for needlework projects. Blk & white illustrations. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Plain and Fancy Needlework - May, 1917, Various,;,
52 Various,;, Plain and Fancy Needlework - May, 1917
Chicago: Plain & Fancy Needlework 1917 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 13.5 inches high X 10 inches wide, 15 pp; good condition w/edgewear, age tanning, some edge tears repaired with archival, transparent tape; 1 paper loss of 1 inch X 1 inch on back page -no text loss; Patterns for lace, crochet as well as patterns which may be ordered; Interesting item for the seamstress; 0.0 0.0 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Proposed Resolution to Divide Texas, Various,;,
53 Various,;, Proposed Resolution to Divide Texas
Govt. Printing Office February, 28, 1850 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, 3 pp; Removed from a Senate record of the 31st Congress; pages age tanned; Proposal to divide Texas into 2 states in order to work out a compromise between "free states" & "slave states." The compromise also included a provision to take another part of Texas and add it to New Mexico. It did not pass. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Proud Heritage: Pioneer Families of Dallas County, Various,;,
54 Various,;, Proud Heritage: Pioneer Families of Dallas County
Dallas County Pioneer Ass'n 1993 & 2002, volumes II & III Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 317, 352 pp; black leatherette w/gilt titles and decorations; very good condition w/fo name & address label on front flyleaf along w/some shaky writing in Vol II; Information and photos of some of the county's early settlers; Scarce! Large, heavy books may require additional postage. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association - July, 1910 -April, 1911, Various,;,
55 Various,;, Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association - July, 1910 -April, 1911
Austin: Texas State Historical Association 1911 - 1st edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Hardcover, 8vo, 347 pp; brown cloth w/gilt title on spine; ex-library of the Baylor University Library; Library bound w/new endpapers, only library marks are 2 stamps on the back pastedown. Book is tight & clean w/ 1 small tear on 2 page edges; Articles: Apache Relations in Texas 1718-1750, State Finances of Texas During the Civil War, Release of Stephen F. Austin from Prison,and more. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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56 Various,;, Resolution on the Establishment of Forts on the Te
30th Congress 1848 Book 
This package actually contains 4 resolutions passed by the Legislature of Texas in 1848: Requesting the establishment of forts from the Red River to the Rio Grande to protect settlers from the Indians, requesting Texas control of the Sabine River; 2 more resolutions:one to require the District Judge for Texas spend a minimum of 10 months a year, & for reimbursement of expenses suffered by Texas troops in going to their place of rendezvous in 1846 (Mexican War). All are 8vo, 1 page each, age tanned 0.0 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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San Antonio Bi-Centennial Celebration 1731-1931, Various,;,
57 Various,;, San Antonio Bi-Centennial Celebration 1731-1931
San Antonio, TX: Committee of One Hundred 1931 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 8vo, 16 pp; Official Souvenir Program for the celebration; Tan wrappers w/tan cord holding the pages together; in good condition w/light edgewear, bumped corners & a few marks; Inside is an introduction, schedule of events & committee names; Includes a chronology of the founding and history of the city. Laid in is a program for a musical event celebrating the different nationalities represented in the city. It is tanned & wrinkled but still readable. Scarce item! 0.0 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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58 Various,;, Tastes of Liberty
Stewart, Tabori & Chang 1985 - 2nd printing Hardcover Dust Jacket Included Book 
Hardcover in jacket, 4to, 256 pp; red cloth book and jacket both in very good condition w/light shelfwear; Presentation letter from La Mansion Del Rio in San Antonio on the front flylear. Wonderful full color photos; "A Celebration of Our Great Ethnic Cooking"; Heavy book may require add'l postage. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. ISBN:0941434753; 0.0 0.0 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Texas Farm & Ranch for Oct. 13, 1894;, Various,;,
59 Various,;, Texas Farm & Ranch for Oct. 13, 1894;
Dallas: Texas Farm & Ranch Publishing 1894 Soft cover Book 
Softcover - Newspaper, 15.5 inches high X 11 inches wide, 20 pp; wkly newsmagazine w/articles and news of interest to farmers & ranchers, many ads w/engraved pictures of equipment & machinery; Good condition w/light age tanning & edgewear; complete Also contains a 1/2 page map of the route & connections of the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Texas Historic Forts - Volumes I - V, Various,;,
60 Various,;, Texas Historic Forts - Volumes I - V
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department 1968 (?) Book 
Large softcovers, 4to, unpaginated; White card covers containing the history and construction of the fort along w/historic documents, photos, diagrams & architectural plans for all 5 forts: Leaton, McKavett, Lancaster, Griffin, & Richardson; All volumes are in very good condition w/light edgewear & the occasional spot on the covers. Must have's for those interested in frontier forts. The set is large & heavy and may require additional postage. TX residents will be chgd. state tax. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 500.00 USD
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