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100 Years of Building Texas, Langford, Mark
1 Langford, Mark 100 Years of Building Texas
Builder's Exchange of Texas, Inc. 2002 No ISBN Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
144pp; This book is a pictorial history of the construction business in Texas from 1900 - 2000. Each year has its own page, with key events during that year, as well as key construction happenings. There are also many photos and many ads; There is also a letter in the front from the Builder's Exchange of Texas, thanking the book's recipient for their support, and noting that this book is a special publication for its members; Cover has some bumping and rubbing along the edges and corners, but is otherwise in fine condition; Pages are bright, white, and tight; Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Engineering, Industrial, Trade; History::Texas History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 100503. Hardcover 
Price: 57.00 USD
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100 Years of Service:  Nottinghamshire County Council, Withers, Bill
2 Withers, Bill 100 Years of Service: Nottinghamshire County Council
Nottinghamshire, UK Publisher Not Listed 1990 No ISBN Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
150pp; Inscribed "My best wishes across the big pond! Bill Withers"; Publication date is approximate, as the book covers 1889-1989; Slight wrinkling of some pages, and there is also slight yellowing inside where the pages meet; Original price sticker (in pounds) on the front cover (it looks like this would be easily removed, but I liked it so I left it); Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: History; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 101704. Hardcover 
Price: 61.75 USD
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300th Anniversary of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company - June 6th, 1938, Cahill, Charles T.
3 Cahill, Charles T. 300th Anniversary of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company - June 6th, 1938
Self published 1938 No ISBN Softcover Very Good Condition 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall 
Red velvet covers with substantial edgewear. Includes a historical sketch by Lt. Col. Cahill, and several historical photos and illustrations. Also includes a menu from the event, held at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Military & Warfare; History::British History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001244. Paperback 
Price: 95.00 USD
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A Arte da Guerra (3d Edicao), Tzu, Sun; Clavell, James
4 Tzu, Sun; Clavell, James A Arte da Guerra (3d Edicao)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Editora Record 1983 No ISBN Third Edition Softcover Very Good Condition 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall 
Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 114 pp. Text is in Portuguese. Pages are tight and clean. Previous bookstore's sticker on endpapers. Light shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: History; Portuguese Language; Military & Warfare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 111070. Paperback 
Price: 9.50 USD
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A Century of Fiesta in San Antonio, Maguire, Jack
5 Maguire, Jack A Century of Fiesta in San Antonio
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1990 0890157936 / 9780890157930 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
132pp; DJ has some scratches and slight discoloration across the top; Price clipped; Pages are tight and clean; Personal inscription from author on title page, dated 1992 Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: History; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0890157936. ISBN/EAN: 9780890157930. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 101681. Additional shipping charges may apply. Hardcover 
Price: 15.20 USD
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A Century of Service:  The Concise History of Victoria Bank & Trust Company, Johnson, Laurence S.
6 Johnson, Laurence S. A Century of Service: The Concise History of Victoria Bank & Trust Company
Victoria, TX Victoria Bank & Trust Company 1979 No ISBN First Edition Full-Leather Very Good No Dust Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
92pp; This is a complete history of the Victoria Bank & Trust Company in Victoria, TX, and this is a very special copy; This copy was given by the author to Godcheaux L. Levi, great-grandson of Abraham Levi (the bank's founder), and grandson of Godcheaux A. Levi (former bank president). Mr. Levi's family history is a very key part of this book, and makes up the first few decades of the history in this book. Godcheaux himself is mentioned in the book as well, because of his own business and recognition by Italy and Belgium for his contributions to society; Brown leather cover has one fairly sizable grey stain on the front, and slight discoloration on the "V" logo at the bottom of the cover; Virtually no edgewear; Pages are tight and clean, other than Mr. Levi's inscriptions on the fep's; Limited, Numbered Edition - 576/3000; Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History::Texas History; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 101002. Paperback 
Price: 95.00 USD
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A Children's Color Book of Jamestown in Virginia, Hunt, Priscilla
7 Hunt, Priscilla A Children's Color Book of Jamestown in Virginia
Richmond, VA, USA The Dietz Press, Inc. 1986 No ISBN Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall F. Richard Vranian 
From the first colonists through the cultivation of tobacco--history on the left hand page, picture to be colored on the right hand page. 48 pages. No interior marks. Very light shelf wear. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Illustrator: F. Richard Vranian. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 601893. Paperback 
Price: 5.70 USD
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A Guide Book on Baptist Institutions in Texas, Bruner, J. W.
8 Bruner, J. W. A Guide Book on Baptist Institutions in Texas
Dallas, Texas Harben-Spotts Company 1941 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Book in very nice condition - head and tail of spine bumped, small tear to top of spine on back cover, edge wear, small area depredation on front cover (see photo); bottom corners bumped through to boards, page edges sun darkened. Previous owner's name inked on top of first page, light underlining on page 9, otherwise no other interior marks noted. Hinge going at copyright page for about 2 inches. Twenty Baptist Texas institutions helped by personal and business endowments . How to gift to institutions with wills, trusts, annuities, memorials. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 298 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 605459. Hardcover 
Price: 61.75 USD
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A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the History of the British Empire, 1748-1776, Gipson, Lawrence Henry
9 Gipson, Lawrence Henry A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the History of the British Empire, 1748-1776
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, head and tail of spine bumped, small stamp on bottom edge near spine, fore edge lightly soiled - this all sounds much worse than it looks. Overall impression is this is a very handsome copy. Final volume in the series "The British Empire Before the American Revolution." Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 490 pages + 36 page index. One volume of the 15-volume set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: Books on Books; Britain & United States; 18th century; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 608019. Additional shipping charges may apply. Hardcover 
Price: 9.50 USD
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A History of Niger, 1850-1960, Fuglestad, Finn
10 Fuglestad, Finn A History of Niger, 1850-1960
Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press 1983 0521252687 / 9780521252683 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
275pp; This comprehensive history of Niger during the colonial period is the first work based on primary research to attempt an overall appraisal of the colonial past of any West African country; DJ has no significant flaws, and is now protected in a mylar cover; Pages are lightly yellowed, and are tight and clean except for library stamps, and even these are minimal; There is a library name stamp and "Withdrawn" on the title page, and another name stamp on pg 99 and pg 275; There is a card pocket and card attached to the front endpaper, and "Withdrawn" is on the pocket as well; Two library labels on the cover; A very nice copy of a scarce book; Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: History; History::African History; ISBN: 0521252687. ISBN/EAN: 9780521252683. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 102660. Hardcover 
Price: 128.25 USD
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A History of Stroke: Its Recognition and Treatment, VariFields, William S.; Noreen A. Lemakous
11 VariFields, William S.; Noreen A. Lemakous A History of Stroke: Its Recognition and Treatment
New York Oxford University Press 1989 0195057554 / 9780195057553 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Book in excellent condition - head and tail of spine and lower corners lightly bumped, small areas of shine on front cover where ?extra glue? has pooled, previous owner's name and date inked on first page and title page, no other interior marks noted. Photographs. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 211 pages, name index, subject index, chapter references. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; United States; History. ISBN: 0195057554. ISBN/EAN: 9780195057553. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 607225. Hardcover 
Price: 95.00 USD
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A History of the American Rice Industry, 1685-1985, Dethloff, Henry C.
12 Dethloff, Henry C. A History of the American Rice Industry, 1685-1985
College Station, TX Texas A & M Univ Press 1988 089096338X / 9780890963388 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
215pp; DJ has no significant flaws, and is now protected in a mylar cover; Library locator label on the lower spine; Pages are tight and clean, except for library markings, stamps, and labels which are present on the endpapers, edge and title page; Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Business, Finance & Marketing; History::American History; ISBN: 089096338X. ISBN/EAN: 9780890963388. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 103082. Hardcover 
Price: 20.90 USD
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A Houston Legacy: On the Corner of Main and Texas, McAshan, Marie Phelps; Mary Jo Bell (editor)
13 McAshan, Marie Phelps; Mary Jo Bell (editor) A Houston Legacy: On the Corner of Main and Texas
Houston, Texas Hutchins House 1985 087201407X / 9780872014077 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Index, bibliography. Dust jacket has rubs and very short tear on back cover; light pressure mark on front cover, otherwise fine. Personal, history-making, fast-moving and often amusing events that make up Houston's history, Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 248 pp. Book in excellent condition - lightest shelf and edge wear only, otherwise fine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: History; Texas; United States; ISBN: 087201407X. ISBN/EAN: 9780872014077. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 606016. Hardcover 
Price: 18.05 USD
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A Key to Soviet Politics: The Crisis of the Anti-Party Group, Pethybridge, Roger
14 Pethybridge, Roger A Key to Soviet Politics: The Crisis of the Anti-Party Group
New York Frederick A. Praeger 1962 No ISBN First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Book in excellent condition - head and tail of spine lightly bumped, previous owner's name inked top of first page, foxing top edge. Dust jacket has sun faded spine, very short tear top edge back cover, inked price inside front fold-over, light shelf and edge wear. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 207 pages, index, bibliography. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: History; Russia; 1950s; Politics & Government. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 606877. Hardcover 
Price: 47.50 USD
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A Maritime Album: 100 Photographs and Their Stories, Szarkowski, John; Benson, Richard
15 Szarkowski, John; Benson, Richard A Maritime Album: 100 Photographs and Their Stories
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1997 0300073429 / 9780300073423 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
245pp; 100 photographs from the Mariners' Museum, and the stories they tell about the relationship of mariners and their vessels and the sea, over a span of the past 200 years; DJ is in great shape, and is protected in a mylar cover, which does have an ink stain on the back and two library labels; Standard library labels, stamps, and markings on the endpapers, title page, and edges; Core pages are tight and clean; Additional shipping charges may apply; Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: History; ISBN: 0300073429. ISBN/EAN: 9780300073423. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 104124. Additional shipping charges may apply.. Hardcover 
Price: 19.95 USD
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A New Deal in Entertainment: Warner Brothers in the 1930s, Roddick, Nick
16 Roddick, Nick A New Deal in Entertainment: Warner Brothers in the 1930s
London British Film Institute 1983 0930625188 / 9780930625184 First Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Sections include: The Studio System, Visions of the Thirties, Visions of History. And a conclusion named The Burbanking of America. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 332 index, bibliography, filmography. Book in excellent condition - long mark on back cover, faint reading crease on front cover along spine, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. No interior marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Film, Radio & Television; United States; 1930s; History. ISBN: 0930625188. ISBN/EAN: 9780930625184. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 604751. Paperback 
Price: 19.00 USD
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A Southern Album, Recollections of Some People and Places an Times Gone By, Glusker, Irwin (editor); Morris, Willie (Narrative by))
17 Glusker, Irwin (editor); Morris, Willie (Narrative by)) A Southern Album, Recollections of Some People and Places an Times Gone By
Birmingham, AL, USA Oxmoor House 1975 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
Unpaginated. First edition copy in excellent condition--book has no flaws. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge and shelf wear only. Book has book plate signed by Irwin Glusker, and numbered--8734--glued inside front cover. Glued to first free page is USS, Southern Steel Division, United States Steel gift card--in 1907 US Steel bought a floundering Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company, which became the beginning of the Fairfield Works. A lovely, lyrical photographic essay of life in the south in the early to middle twentieth century. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 603648. Hardcover 
Price: 23.75 USD
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A Tour of the Hudson, the Mohawk, the Susquehanna, and the Delaware in 1769, Smith, Richard; Francis W. Halsey, Editor
18 Smith, Richard; Francis W. Halsey, Editor A Tour of the Hudson, the Mohawk, the Susquehanna, and the Delaware in 1769
Fleischmanns, New York, U.S.A. Purple Mountain Pr Ltd 1989 093579610X / 9780935796100 First Thus Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Richard Smith, a Quaker from Burlington, NJ, traveled by sloop, by wagon and by canoe to find and survey lands he bought in Otsego County, New York, near present-day Cooperstown. This is his 1769 journel, printed with a 1906 commentary by historian Francis W. Halsey--early history of the valleys of four great rivers. 160 pages, index. Book in lovely condition--orange cover sun faded to yellow on spine, light shelf wear only. No interior marks. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; ISBN: 093579610X. ISBN/EAN: 9780935796100. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 601737. Paperback 
Price: 19.00 USD
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A Visitor's Short History Guide to Port Arthur 1830-1877, Graeme-Evans, Alex and Michael Ross
19 Graeme-Evans, Alex and Michael Ross A Visitor's Short History Guide to Port Arthur 1830-1877
Tasmania Regal Publications 1995 0646259962 / 9780646259963 Third Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Book in excellent condition - something small marked out on first page, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Guide book to the Port Arthur Penal Settlement located on the Tasman Peninsula south of Hobart. Photographs, illustrations, maps. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 60 pages. Dust Jacket in excellent condition - lightest shelf and edge wear only . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: History; ISBN: 0646259962. ISBN/EAN: 9780646259963. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 605827. Paperback 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies, Forester, C. S.
20 Forester, C. S. Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies
Boston, MA Little, Brown & Co 1958 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Fine Condition Very Good 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall 
Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 329 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, with only a couple of minor tears along the edges. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Exploration; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 610088. Hardcover 
Price: 47.50 USD
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