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image of Shelby: A Tribute to An American Original

Shelby: A Tribute to An American Original

by Farr, Donald (editor).

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2012
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781618930545
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$17.00

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Source Interlink, 2012. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 160 pages. Story of the life, adventures and business of Carroll Shelby. Foreword by Jay Leno, color and b/w photos on every page. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E3310.
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image of Nelson Mandela: A Brief Insight

Nelson Mandela: A Brief Insight

by Boehmer, Elleke.

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Published
2010
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9781402768897
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$16.00

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New York: Sterling, 2010. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 209 pages. Life and influence on the world of Nelson Mandela. Color & b/w photos, indexed, bibliography and reading recommendations. Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. Item #: E3664.
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image of I Bought a Mountain (A Re-publication of the Classic Book of Snowdonia)

I Bought a Mountain (A Re-publication of the Classic Book of Snowdonia)

by Firbank, Thomas.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1998
Condition
VG
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9781871083057
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$16.00

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Ruthin, N. Wales: John Jones Publishing, 1998. Reprint. . Paperback. VG/Wraps. 255 pages. Tells the story of a 1933 purchase of a sheep farm in Wales, and adventures following that. VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked, spine a little cocked. Sticker ghost inside front and rear covers. Item #: E3689.
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image of Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hester Ann Rogers

Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hester Ann Rogers

by Rogers, Hester Ann.

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Published
1855
Condition
Good+
Edition
Reprint.
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$46.50

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Nashville: E. Stevenson & F.A. Owen, 1855. Reprint. . Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 472 pages. Published for the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Describes the author's faith and religious work. Brown cloth-covered boards with embossed decoration on front and back, gilt title and decoration on spine. Small book is 6.5 X 4.5 inches. Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, owner names and… Read more
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The Cavalcade of Jackson County

by Taylor, I.T.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1938
Condition
VG
Edition
1st ed.
Item Price
$200.00

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San Antonio: Naylor, 1938. 1st ed. . Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 471 pages. A detailed history of the early days of Jackson County in South Texas with biographical sketches, organizations, statistics and more. Very dark blue cloth-covered boards with dull gilt title on front and spine. Quite scarce. VG/No Jacket. Solid binding, unmarked, hint of wear at spine ends,… Read more
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$200.00
image of God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State

God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State

by Wright, Lawrence.

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Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780525520108
Item Price
$18.50

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 349 pages. Plumbs the depths of the Texas psyche. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E3600.
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Sketches of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Secession: With a Narrative of Personal Adventures among the Rebels

by Brownlow, W.G.

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Published
1862
Condition
Good
Edition
1st ed.
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$28.50

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Philadelphia: George Childs, 1862. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 458 pages. Letters and articles by a Knoxville newspaper editor who was against slavery and separation. Brown cloth covered boards with title on spine "Parson Brownlow's Book". Good/No Jacket. Firm binding, no name or marks. Free endpapers have been removed. Item #: E3595.
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image of J. Frank Dobie: A Portrait of Pancho

J. Frank Dobie: A Portrait of Pancho

by Bode, Winston.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised ed.
Item Price
$14.00

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Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1968. Revised ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/VG. 156 pages. Over one hundred photos support this biography of Texas' legendary man of letters. Revised edition, with new material added to his 1965 Pemberton original. Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket has wear at spine ends and corners, and is price-clipped. Item #: E3606.
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Hippie

by Coelho, Paulo.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Am. ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780525655619
Item Price
$20.50

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New York: Knopf, 2018. 1st Am. ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 284 pages. First American edition, translated from Portuguese by Eric M.B. Becker. Colorful map endpapers. Orange dustjacket with yellow and white titles. Fine/Fine. No indication of use or handling. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E3590.
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Some Part of Myself

by Dobie, J. Frank.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1967
Condition
Good+
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
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$12.50

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1967. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 282 pages. Biographical sketches accumulated over Dobie's life and compiled here for the first time. First edition. No dustjacket. Good+/No Jacket. Solid binding, no name or marks. Spine is faded and discolored. Item #: E3608.
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image of The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for th American Dream (SIGNED)

The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for th American Dream (SIGNED)

by Mealer, Bryan.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9781250058911
Item Price
$19.00

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New York: Flatiron Books, 2018. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 369 pages. Memoir and narrative history of a family as it rises to wealth and falls to ruin. Signed on the titlepage by the author. Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E3592.
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Six Years with the Texas Rangers 1875 to 1881

by Gillett, James B.

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Published
1943
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint.
Item Price
$55.00

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Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1943. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 364 pages. 1943 Christmas Edition reprint of the Gillett's classic work. It is the biography chosen to represent the Texas Rangers in the Lakeside Classics series. Photo portrait frontis, two-page folded map of Texas and adjacent area, index. Dark red cloth-covered boards with gilt rule, decoration, and title. Top… Read more
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American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI (SIGNED)

by Dawson, Kate Winkler.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780525539551
Item Price
$39.50

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New York: Putnam, 2020. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 325 pages. The life of Edward Oscar Heinrich, who invented or pioneered the use of much of the scientific methods still used today as legal forensic tools. Cream dustjacket with red title on front and spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks.… Read more
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Left For Dead: My Journey Home from Everest (SIGNED)

by Weathers, Beck.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2000
Condition
VG
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780375504044
Item Price
$24.50

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New York: Villard Books, 2000. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. VG/Near Fine. 292 pages. Signed by the author on the halftitle page. VG/Near Fine. Tight, no owner marks. Spine ends a little softened. Dustjacket has a small scuff at lower spine. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E3559.
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image of Caty: A Biography of Catharine Littlefield Greene

Caty: A Biography of Catharine Littlefield Greene

by Stegeman, John F. & Janet A. Stegeman.

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780820307923
Item Price
$12.00

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Athens, GA: Univ. Georgia, 1985. Reprint. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 235 pages. Biography of wife of Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene and friend of George and Martha Washington. Section of b/w illustrations, endnotes, and index. Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. Spine a faded, else Fine. Item #: E3091.
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image of Texas is the Place For Me: The Autobiography of a German Immigrant Youth: Carl Urbantke, Founder of Blinn College

Texas is the Place For Me: The Autobiography of a German Immigrant Youth: Carl Urbantke, Founder of Blinn College

by Urbantke, Carl.

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed.
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$39.50

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Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 99 pages. Autobiography of German man who came to Texas in 1853 and built a life in the growing state. He was a founder of Blinn College in Brenham. B/w photos, index. Tan cloth-covered boards with brown title on front and spine. Cream dustjacket is illustrated with… Read more
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image of Mark Twain: His Life in Virginia City, Nevada (SIGNED)

Mark Twain: His Life in Virginia City, Nevada (SIGNED)

by Williams III, George.

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed.
ISBN
9780935174168
Item Price
$47.00

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Riverside CA: Tree by the River Publis, 1986. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 197 pages. A biography of Sam Clemens from 1861-1864, as a silver miner and reporter for the Territorial Enterprise. Inscribed "Sincerely hope you enjoy" and SIGNED by the author. Dark red cloth-covered boards with gilt titleon front and on spine. Scattered b/w photos.… Read more
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Sweet Caroline: Last Child of Camelot

by Anderson, Christopher.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780066213699
Item Price
$13.00

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New York: William Morrow, 2003. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 334 pages. Life inside the Kennedy White House and after for the only suvivor of Camelot's First Family. White and aqua dustjacket with father and daughter snapshot on front. First printing. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Item #: E3546.
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image of Colossal Hamilton of Texas: Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Militant Unionist and Reconstruction Governor

Colossal Hamilton of Texas: Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Militant Unionist and Reconstruction Governor

by Waller, John L.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1968
Condition
VG
Edition
1st ed.
Item Price
$27.50

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El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1968. 1st ed. . Hardcover. VG/VG. 152 pages. Political controversy, secession, Civil War, and reconstruction mark Hamilton's life. Index. Teal cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Light blue dustjacket with oval Hamilton portrait on front. Sepia photos, indexed. Book design by Carl Hertzog. VG/VG. A tight, unmarked copy with no wear on… Read more
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image of Susanna Dickinson: Messenger of the Alamo (SIGNED)

Susanna Dickinson: Messenger of the Alamo (SIGNED)

by King, C. Richard.

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Schroeder's Book Haven
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
ISBN
9780883190234
Item Price
$36.50

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Austin: Shoal Creek, 1976. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/VG. 166 pages. Biography of settler in DeWitts Colony in 1831, who was in the Alamo when her husband was killed there. Red cloth-covered boards, gilt title on spine. B/w illustrations. Inscribed 'Remember the Alamo and Susanna" and signed by the author, dated 1976. Wrap-around illustration of the Alamo… Read more
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