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Branching Out in Texas Descendants of Jacob Hennecke and Mary Braden: A Statistical History

By: Arliss Treybig

Price: $60.00

Publisher: El Campo Texas, Arliss Treybig: 1981

Seller ID: 000096


Good condition with considerable wear to the covers including multiple tears along the left side edge of the front cover with one tear being about 3 inches into the cover from left. Appears to have once been taped along the edges of the spine on front and rear with tape now gone exposing the four large staples binding the book. Some other small tears along the bottom edge of the rear cover. Moderately browned/soiled along extremities front and rear. Front lower right cor... View more info

Highway Six Runs North and South

By: Brazos Highwayman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Morgan Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000024


Small tear at bottom front gutter and light scuffing overall. Small stain on back upper corner. Insides clean and bright. Stories about life and living in Central Texas. View more info

Lakeway The First 25 Years and Earlier Times Around the Colorado River

By: Byron D. Varner

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Capital Printing Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000158


Fair copy with considerable overall wear including rubbing to the extremities, scuff/scratch marks front and rear, small cut across the front upper right corner with resulting loss of cover color, small area of scratching on rear cover lower right from removal of previous price sticker, cracked binding at middle opening of book so that book lays flat (pages are intact), some light spotting to the right side page edges near bottom and to the inside front cover, previous o... View more info

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In the Beginning of the University of Texas

By: Carl J. Eckhardt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1979

Edition: Presumed First

Inscription: Inscribed by the Author

Seller ID: 3984


Very good condition with moderate wear to the soft covers including some surface creasing, some scuff/scratch marks, light peeling and curling to the corners, bumping to the top of the spine, mild crease mark to the front bottom right corner, and some discoloration to the front upper right corner from removal of a previous price sticker. The inside pages are clean and un-marked with the exception of the author’s inscription on the title page. Contains biographical sket... View more info

Echoes.Past and Present, Cliff Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas

By: Cliff Temple Baptist Church Historical Committee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Cliff Temple Baptist Church: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000130


Excellent first edition with mild wear to the boards including some rubbing to the extremities and some light yellowing of the pages. Gift inscription on the first free end page, otherwise clean and un-marked. Contains many historical photographs amd records of the history of the people and events of the Cliff Temple Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Photos available upon request. Questions gladly answered. Packed carefully and shipped quickly. Thank you. View more info

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German Colonists and Their Descendants In Houston Including Usener and Allied Families

By: Dorothy E. Justman -

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Wichita Falls, TX, Nortex Offset Publications Inc.: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: 3808


An ex-library book from the Austin, Texas, Public Library purchased at the library’s outlet store, Recycled Reads. As such it shows the usual library markings (labels, tags, stamps, pockets, etc.) on the end pages, spine, and page edges. There is quite a bit of soiling/scuffing/scratching to the boards, bumping to the corners, some small tears and wrinkling to the top of the spine, and light yellowing of the pages. The bulk of the wear is to the boards and the end page... View more info

Robert E. Lee On the Rio Grande: The Correspondence of Robert E. Lee on the Texas Border, 1860

By: John H. Jenkins, Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Jenkins Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000155


Near fine copy with only minor wear including some light wrinkling along the stapled spine and a couple of light spots on rear cover. The inside pages are clean and un-marked. Contains Robert E. Lee's official letters and reports of his last expedition to the Texas border in March and April of 1860. This was Lee's third mission to Texas and his orders where to search for the Mexican outlaw, Juan N. Cortinas. 24 pages. Photos available upon request and email questions gla... View more info

A Mind to Work: The Story of St. John's United Methodist Church 1948-1968

By: Lucille Hickerson Jones

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Author: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000157


Nice clean copy of the history of St. John's United Methodist Church in Austin, Texas. Mild overall wear to the boards including rubbing to the extremities, some bumping to the top and bottom of the spine, and some light foxing to the page edges. The inside pages are un-marked and the binding is tight. A few light scuff marks are seen on the front board. The book contains many historical photographs of the people, places, and work of this United Methodist Church as well ... View more info

What God Hath Wrought: A History of Blanco Baptist Association, 1873-1973

By: Mrs. Carroll R. Jones

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Waco, Texas, Texian Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000129


Near fine first edition copy with miinor wear including two small tears to the top of the spine and mild bumping to the bottom of the spine. The inside pages are clean and un-marked. Contains several historical illustrations and photographs of the history of the Blanco Baptist Association in Central Texas over the time from 1873 to 1973. Photos upon request. Questions gladly answered. Packed carefully and shipped quickly. Thank you. View more info

A Family Named Finch, Volume II

By: Orville H. Finch, Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Amarillo, Texas, Trafton Printing, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000160


Very nice copy of this title on life in and around Dalhart, Texas in the Panhandle ot Texas. Contains information on the family trees of the Finch and Pendleton families from George Pendleton, Jr (1553-1603) and Nathaniel Finch Sr. (b. 1662). The book is inscribed by the author, Orville Finch to Earl, Jr., May 1993. Contains several historical illustrations and photographs of the people and the area. Light overall wear including some small nicks to the extremities and li... View more info

An Adventure of Love: My Six Years in Ethiopia

By: Ruby Neubauer

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Author:

Edition: Presumed First

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000052


Book is in excellent condition with some overall wear to softcovers including some scratching and nicks to the front cover. There is evidence of handwriting from a sheet laid on top of the soft cover on the left center of the front. The book has no date, but reference is made to 1973 in the bio. Book is inscribed by author to a friend on the bottom of the title page. Author was a Registered Nurse/Administrattor of in Taylor, Texas. She became a medical missionary for the... View more info

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Proudly She Serves

By: Ruth Lynn Williams

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Published by Author: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 4003


Very good condition with mild overall wear including some light rubbing to the extremities, some foxing to the top page edges and the end pages, a small stain to the top of the page edges, and a few light wrinkles here and there. There is a gift inscription on the half title page, but I could find no markings in the text. The jacket is in fair condition with some scuff/scratch marks here and there, light rubbing to the extremities, and several small tears to the top edge... View more info

A Time to Remember: The Christian Richter, Sr., Family of Walburg Texas

By: Susan Lynn Neitsch, Complier

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1998

Seller ID: 000141


Copy of the family history of the Christian Richter, Sr., family of Walburg Texas. This copy is printed on 8.5 x 11 inch standard paper and has been placed in a three-ring binder. It contains almost 400 pages of history, including photographs, of this Central Texas family. The book is in excellent condition with all pages intact within the 3-ring binder. It contains 9 pages of historical photographs of the family. Photos available upon request. Questions gladly answered.... View more info

Pictorial Richmond Fort Bend County, Texas

By: Virginia Davis Scarborough, Franklin R. Schodek, Janice Ransom Prowell, Maretha Ansel Payton, and Stephen Doggett

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Nortex Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000118


Beautiful dark blue boards with gold titles and emblem on front. Book is in excellent condition with clean and un-marked pages. Very light rubbing to the corners. I would rate this book near fine except for some mild spotting and a couple of scuff marks to the rear board. Also a faint spot on the bottom page edges. Filled with historical photos of Richmond, Texas, and Fort Bend County residents and historical places. Many photos identify the individuals in the photos. Th... View more info

Lutherans of Texas In Confluence With Emphasis on the Decade 1951 - 1961

By: William A. Flachmeier

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Von-Boeckmann-Jones: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000123


Nice, signed copy of this rare title on the Lutheran Church in Texas. Contains historical photographs of key personalities and events in Texas Lutheran history. Signed by author on title page. Mild overall wear with light rubbing to the extremities and light wear to the corners. Some faint spotting to covers and light area of residue from previous price sticker on front upper right corner. Photos available upon request. Questions gladly answered. Packed carefully and shi... View more info

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Your Community Is Our Community: The First Thirty-Five Years of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas

By: Young, Terry -

Price: $34.99

Publisher: Austin Texas, Independent Bankers Association of Texas: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: 5104


Excellent condition with light overall wear including a light smudge mark to the front board at the top center. The inside pages are fresh and un-marked. The jacket is in very good condition with mild overall wear including some light scuff/scratch marks and a couple of small dings here and there. I am always willing to answer questions about the items I sell, so please feel free to ask if you want or need additional information before purchasing. Contains many historica... View more info