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1 unknown Durstana Centennial
Privately Published 1951 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
This item was put together by some person or persons in the Durst family to celebrate 100+ years in Texas. The pages were typed & stapled together with a green softcover on the front. The back cover and the last page entitled "Postscript" are both missing. The previous owner of this volume has marked certain items with checks, filled in some areas of the genealogy which had been left blank deliberately, and written a few comments on the pages. This volume will be of great interest to descendants of the Durst family and those interested in the history of Texas. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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2 Unknown Helps for the Hostess
Camden, NJ Joseph Campbell Company Soft cover Good No Jacket Book Unknown 
No date in this booklet, but the clothing shown indicates the 1930's. It is complete & tight and with charming color and black & white illustrations. There is light edgewear, a couple of small stains on the upper front cover, and a recipe handwritten on the back cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 unknown Hideaway House
London Henry Fowde 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book Lilian Govey 
This little book, 2.75 inches X 2.5 inches, still has its original cord binding. It also has a color frontispiece, front onlay, and floral endpapers. The front onlay & red cloth covers are rather grubby. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Unknown Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert
Le Roy, NY The Genesee Pure Food Co. Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book Rose O'Neal 
This charming pamphlet is in very good condition, clean and with its colors bright. It was illustrated by Rose O'Neill, the lady who invented the Kewpie doll. It still has it original string up at the top of the spine for hanging on the wall of the kitchen. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5 Unknown Life of General Sam Houston
Washington, D. C. J. T. Towers 1856 No Binding Good No Jacket Book 
Item was disbound from another one. It is a short biography of Houston by someone who admired him and wanted him to run for President of the United States. It discusses his political & military careers as well as his emigrating to Texas. It is in readable condition. The pages are lightly tanned with light dampstains on the upper part of several pages. There are also some spots on the 1st and last pages. Three pages look as though the paper was folded during printing with some words incomplete or missing from sentences. Unusual item 
Price: 250.00 USD
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6 Unknown Mohawk Recipes for Mixed Drinks
The Mohawk Company Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 
This little book has 71 pages of recipes for mixed drinks using Mohawk Liqueurs. The preliminary pages give instructions on which wine to drink with what food and how to serve wine. The next 71 pages give the recipes. There are b&w pictures of Mohawk Liqueur bottles. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 unknown Our Navy
Providence, R. I. Providence Albertype Co. 1898 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Small paperback book of photos of the U. S. Navy in 1898. It is oblong, 5" high X 7" wide with 33 pages of photos of ships, personnel, and activities. It is in very good condition w/light age tanning, a few light finger smudges & some images of some smal, now dry, water droplets on the back cover. Rare item. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Unknown,;, San Antonio's Tribute to America's Great War Heroes - Medal of Honor Winners
City of San Antonio, TX 1945 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
Card covers, oblong 9 inches high X 10.5 inches wide, spiral binding, 42 pp; Green suede covers w/2 insignias on the front cover. Covers sunned & w/bumped corners; photos inside of the festivities and the Medal of Honor winners, parade, dinner, & speeches Interior pages are age tanned & the 1st & last pages are edgeworn w/small tears at the edges. Contains a photo of Audie Murphy, one of the most decorated soldiers in the war. This a scarce item. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 225.00 USD
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9 Unknown,;, Silk - How and Where It Is Produced
Manchester, UK: H. T. Gaddum & Co. 1961 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, green wrapper; very good condition Black & white illustrations; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 unknown Texas Centennial Pack of Miniature Colored Views
Dallas, Texas Centennial Exposition 1936 Soft cover Very Good Good Book unknown 
This is a pack of 20 lithographed views of the State Fair of Texas in the centennial year of 1936. Each card has an explanation on the back. Some of the colors have faded on the views. The little mailer envelope is still in very good condition. Each card is 2 inches high by 3.5 inches wide. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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