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Under Texas Skies - Volume I, No. 2 - June 1950

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1950

Seller ID: 020397

Condition: Very Good


24 pp, white SC wraps w/color illustrated front. Covers the first meeting of the Texas National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission on May 29, 1950 in Austin, TX. View more info

Texas Heritage : volume I Number I and Number 2

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $37.83

Publisher: Austin, TX, Highlands Historical Press: 1960

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Editor

Seller ID: 050875

Condition: Very Good


256 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering being a combination of November 1959 and March 1960 issues. Inscribed & SIGNED by the editor. It was inscribed to "Chief Justice and Mrs. Joe Hickman with fond friendship Sincerely A. Garland Adair 6-13-60." Volume 1 number 1 of the book features the United States and Confederate States Texas Senators and other Texana. Volume 1 number 2 in the book features Harris County Historic Markers and Monuments, Th... View more info

British Diplomatic Correspondence Concerning the Republic of Texas - 1838-1846

By: Adams, Ephraim Douglass

Price: $153.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1917

Seller ID: 036124

Condition: Good+


xii, 636 pp, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The book was reprinted from The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Assocation, XV, Nos. 3 and 4, and from The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, SVI, No. 1 - XXI, No. 2. January 1912 - October, 1917. The material in this volume was transcribed by W. H. Powell. This publication consists mainly of letters and reports to the British government written by Charles Elliot, chargé d'affaires, and William Kennedy, consul a... View more info

Inaugural 1965 : Threshold of Tomorrow: The Great society

By: Aiken, Paul C. and Redding, John M.

Price: $55.25

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The 1965 Presidential Inaugural Committee: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 040565

Condition: Near Fine


[4], 108 pp, [12], blu cloth covered boards w/color pictorial pastedown on the front cover w/gilt lettering on the front panel & spine. This is copy # C 870. Also included are: advertisement brochure for the book, an invitation letter from citizens of Austin to the Inaugural Festivities honoring Governor John Connally w/program, Invitation letter & envelope to attend the Inauguration of Lyndon Johnson, Invitation to honor governor Connally at the Democratic Victory ... View more info

George Bush: A Lifetime of Service

By: Anderson, Ken

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author

Seller ID: 049017

ISBN: 1571686630

Condition: Near Fine


vi, 150 pp, glossy blu-borwn-red color pictorial front & rear panels, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. The author introduces young readers to a former president, George Herbert Walker Bush, who also was the navy's youngest piolt during WWII, a top-notch baseball player, an oilman, United Nations ambassador and liaison to China, CIA director, congressman, and vice president. View more info

The Near East in Modern Times : The Ottoman Empire and the Balkan States to 1900 - Volume 1

By: Arnakis, George G.

Price: $80.33

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038846

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 452 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on spine & front cover, fourteen maps at end of the text. This volume deals with the developments in the Near East until the opening of the twentieth century, with emphasis on the era of nationalism and some background to the origins of Near Eastern society. The Near East includes the countries bordering on the Eastern Mediterranean and their neighbors furthur inland. several small light stains on the fore... View more info

The Moral Framework of Public Life: Gender, Politics, and the State in Rural New York, 1870-1930

By: Baker, Paula

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034939

ISBN: 0195064526

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, 251 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/glossy brown dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book explores the changes between gender and public life, as well as the role of government in shaping the connections. She examines the public and private lives of men and women in rual New York State and provides an account of the ways in which gender, politics, and government shaped one anothers' future. spine sunned to grey w/black-wht lettering. View more info

The Story of the Hall of Fame

By: Banks, Louis Albert

Price: $33.96

Publisher: New York, NY, The Christian Herald: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013286

Condition: Good-


409 pp, red cloth boards w/white lettering & black deco, w/pastedown picture front cover, each page has decoration around border of page. The volume includes the lives & portraits of the elect & of those who barely missed election. Also a list of America's most eligible women. Some of the twenty-nine names in the Hall of Fame book are: Washington, Lincoln, Webster, Franklin, Gran t, Marshall, Jefferson, Emerson, Fulton, Longfellow,Irving, Morse, Farragut, Clay, Hawthor... View more info

Mexico and Texas 1821-1835 : University of Texas Research Lectures on the Causes of the Texas Revolution

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $293.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, P. L. Turner Company: 1928

Seller ID: 036328

Condition: Very Good


vii, 167 pp, dark maroon boards w/gilt lettering, dj green-purple w/illustrated front panel. The volume contains four studies that were lectures that were given in 1928, and the fifth paper was read at a meeting of the American Historical Association (1911). The papers were titled: the Racial and Political Background, Mexican Appreciations and Defensive Precautions, Colonial Grievances, The Development of the Revolution, and Public Opinion in Texas Preceding the Revol... View more info

House Mouse, Senate Mouse

By: Barnes, Peter W and Barnes, Cheryl Shaw

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.A., VSP Books: 1996

Edition: 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 040100

ISBN: 0963768840

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, glossy blu-green-red-wht wraparound color illustrated boards, SIGNED by Peter Barnes on the ffep. The book proudly presents the Squeaker of the House and The Senate Mouse-Jority Leader along with article on how our laws are made. A teacher in Moussouri asks her class to write a letter to Congress asking them to establish a National Cheese. View more info

LBJ Country

By: Barnett, John

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Fresno, CA, The Awani Press, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 032925

Condition: Very Good


40 pp, blu-green color pictorial front & rear panels, mpa endpapers. A guide to the Lyndon Baines Johnson National Historic Site (Birthplace and boyhood home), Johnson City , the Texas White House, LBJ State Park, Hye, Stonewall and Fredericksburg. View more info

Reconstruction to Reform: Texas Politics, 1876-1906

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035209

ISBN: 0292701357

Condition: Very Good+


xiv, 315 pp, red cloth covered boars w/black title block w/gilt lettering, dj red w/black lettering w/black-and-wht illustrated front & rear panels. The author analyzes the political developments based on the shift from a rural frontier society and economy towards commercialization of agriculture, industrialization, and urbanization. He explores cultural, religious, ethnic and reginal influecnes on politics. View more info

The Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower : Signature Books #38

By: Beckhard, Arthur J.

Price: $9.78

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap Inc.: 1956

Seller ID: 049783

Condition: Very Good


vii, 180 pp, brown clothcovered books w/black lettering on spine w/black-orange decorations, orange-black-white illustrated endpapers of events in Eisenhower's life, orange stained top edge, dj glossy blu-white w/color illustrated front panel of Eisenhower, black-white spine w/color illustration. The story of a boy whose sense of fair play and teamwork brought him to the Presidency. small chips at top & bottom of dj spine. View more info

The Treaty Trap : a history of the Performance of Political Treaties by the United States and European Nations

By: Beilenson, Laurence W. and assisted by Dain, Bernard M.

Price: $110.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Public Affairs Press: 1969

Seller ID: 039605

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 344 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The book is about the performance and breach of political treaties about war and peace. The book relates the history of the perfomance of political treaties by the United States and European nations from 1661 through 1965 and discusses the motives for their breaches. stamped on the foreword page and the FPD w/library stamp. Library stamp on the spine. View more info

Your Texas Government in Pictures

By: Box, Jim

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Austin, TX, Pemberton Press: 1969

Seller ID: 036308

Condition: Very Good-


96 pp, wht-blu SC wraps w/black-wht lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The author presents the structure of the Texas Government along with some of its problems in text and pictures. He begins with the constitution, and follows this with the legislature, executive, judiciary, county government, city government, political parties, special districts, and ends with problems and proposals. prev owner wrote on front cover, rear cover and page 70. View more info

Barbara Bush Reflections : Life After the White House

By: Bush, Barbara

Price: $79.48

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 027720

Condition: Near Fine


. x, 420 pp, quarterbound w/wht boards w/blue spine, dj wht w/gilt border w/color pictorial front & back, SIGNED bookplate by Mrs. Bush. Biography of one of most popular First Ladies to live in the White House that covers the eight years between President George H. W. Bush's leaving the office and President George W. Bush's inauguration. The author takes the reader through the eight years from President Clinton's inauguration to the inauguration of her son President Geor... View more info

Barbara Bush Reflections : Life After the White House

By: Bush, Barbara

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051636

Condition: Near Fine


. x, 420 pp, quarterbound w/wht boards w/blue spine, dj wht w/gilt border w/color pictorial front & back, Biography of one of most popular First Ladies to live in the White House that covers the eight years between President George H. W. Bush's leaving the office and President George W. Bush's inauguration. The author takes the reader through the eight years from President Clinton's inauguration to the inauguration of her son President George W. Bush, devoting one chapt... View more info

All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings

By: Bush, George

Price: $250.75

Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038098

ISBN: 068483958X

Condition: Very Good+


640 pp, light blu boards w/blu spine w/gilt lettering, glossy wht-blu dj w/color pictorial front panel, Inscribed & SIGNED George Bush bookplate on the ffep. A Lisa Drew Book. The letters are organized chronologically, beginning with eighteen-year-old George's letters to his parents during World War II. The book provides insights into his career highlights - the oil business, his service in Congress, his ambassadorship to the U.N., his service as an envoy in China, h... View more info

Spoken From the Heart

By: Bush, Laura

Price: $114.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050252

ISBN: 1439155208

Condition: Near Fine


vii, 456 pp, quarterbound w/blue papercovered boards and w/blu papercovered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy brown-blu dj w/color photo of author on the front panel and black-and-white photo of author as child w/her parents. The author writes about her early married life and she was thrush into one of America's prominent political families. She tells what really happens inside the White House, from presidential finances to the se... View more info

Obligations of the Government - 54th Congress, 1st Session - Document No. 154

By: Carlisle, John G. Secretary of the Treasury

Price: $125.38

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1896

Seller ID: 050420

Condition: Very Good


42 pp, quarterbound w/brown leather corners and spine w/gilt lettering, w/marbled papercovered boards and marbled endpapers, all three edges marbled. In the Senate of the United States the Vice-President presented a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in response to resolution of the Seanta, dated December 31, 1895, that the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to report to the Senate a statement containing a copy of each obligation of the gover... View more info