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1 Barker, Eugene C. The Life of Stephen F. AustinFounder of Texas 1793 - 1836
Dallas Cokesbury 1926 First Cloth Good No Jacket Book 
Presentation copy to Mrs. Eugene C. Barker from the children of Guy M. Bryan, in memory of Moses and Stephen F. Austin. Dark green cloth spotted along right side of spine. Binding good; internally very good. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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2 Farmer, David Stanley Marcus A Life With Books
Dallas Still Point Press 1993 First Cloth Near Fine No Jacket as Issued Book 
Black cloth cover with elaborate SM intertwined design on front and gilt titles on spine. Farmer describes Stanley's book scouting as a young man and his passion throughout life. Marcus' connections with Carl Hertzog, Dobie and teh Book Club of Texas, his miniature book production and continuing collections are detailed. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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3 Gregory, Jack and Rennard Strickland, Editors Hell on the Boder He Hanged Eighty-Eight Men
Muskogee Indian Heritage Association 1971 Indian Heritage Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark green paper stock cover with noose design on front, short opening at lowere edge of spine. Book is slightly cocked, but otherwise in nice condition, and clean without marks. This edition is apparently a rearrangement of stories and omitting duplication in the older original vesion. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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4 Jackson, George Sixty Years in Texas
Np (Dallas) Jackson 1908 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Rust red cover with black dentille and steerhead design and gilt title on front. Black title on spine. Some shelfwear and spotting (mildew?) on cover. Green basketweave design endpapers. Former owner signature on free endpaper with date Sept. 26, 1908. Sketches of pioneers and memoirs of family. Much on Dallas, Dallas county and surrounding towns and personalities. Lists of officials, patriotic poems and illustrations, both photo and line drawings. 322 pages plus an errata sheet bound in at the end. History as seen by one who lived it, emigrating into the Peters Colony, Dallas County in 1848. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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5 Scherman, Bernadine Kielty Girl From Fitchburg
N. Y. Random House 1964 First Editions Leather/Cloth Near Fine/very Good Very Good Book 
Two book set.The same book, both first editions, but one with special blue leather presentation binding, from publisher to author; the other is quarter cloth over boards. The latter is in colorful dust jacket with portrait of author on back. A light-hearted chronicl of living in New Yord for over five decades. The New York that many would like to remember. Ships as one item. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Walker, Dale L. Death Was the Black Horse
Austin Madrona Press 1975 0890520100 / 9780890520109 First Cloth Fine Fine Book Jose Cisneros Signed by Author(s)
Blue cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Tan and blue dust jacket with Cisneros drawing on front. Blue bandanna design on endpapers. Inscribed and signed by Walker and by Hertzog. Signed again by Herzog on printed marker denoting Foreword by Barry Goldwater. The story of Buckey O'Neill an authentic Arizona hero. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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7 Walker, Dale. L C.L. Sonnichsen Grassroots Historian
El Paso Texas Western Press 1972 First Cloth Fine No Jacket as Isssued Book Signed by Author(s)
Quarter blue cloth over green cloth. Gilt titles. This hardcover edition signed by Sonnichsen, Walker and director of the press, E.H. Antone. Monograph no. 34 of the Southwestern Studies Series. Concise biography of Sonnichsen, with commentary on his various books. List of references and detail of Sonnichsen's writings. Photo illustrations. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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