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Catalog Last Updated: 05/19/20 12 items.

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Barrett, Anna Pearl.   JUNETEENTH IN TEXAS: A CELEBRATION (SIGNED) FEATURING PELTON, ANNIE, NEECIE, AND ROYCE  
Houston: Larksdale Press, 1986. 1st ed. 34 pages. Paperback. 0898961114 0-89896-111-4. The "Middlebatch" kids gain a better understanding of this uniquely Texas holiday celebrating emancipation. Inscribed to Mary and signed by the author, dated 6/14/86. Illustrated throughout by Joseph Harris. First edition stated.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B4603. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burland, Cottie.   MEN WITHOUT MACHINES: THE STORY OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES  
Garden City: Natural History Press, 1969. 1st Am. ed. 252 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with b/w & color photos, drawings & paintings, the history of primitive peoples around the world and cultural inter-actions today.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # A5902. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Chelson, Edna Barnett.   OUR PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN FAMILIES: A HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE ANCESTORS OF EVA MINERVA BAIR BARNETT, WHO SETTLE IN BERKS COUNTY  
Morgantown, PA: Masthof Press, 1998. 1st ed. 626 pages. Hardcover. 1883294789 1-883294-78-9. [continued from title] ... Pennsylvania and her descendants. An extensive and well-produced genealogy of this German family. B/w photos, family charts, maps, brith, death and marriage records, facsimilies of wills and other legal documents, etc. Indexed.
Fine/No Jacket. A bright, nice, unmarked copy. # B4142. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gallup, Sean N.   JOURNEYS INTO CZECH-MORAVIAN TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. 0890967512 0-89096-751-2. A portrait of today's Texans descended from Czech immigrants, and the ways Texas-Czech culture remains strong. Filled with color photos. Appendix, bibliography, and index. This is first printing, now out of print.
Fine/Near Fine. A lovely copy. # E2924. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goeth, Ottille Fuchs, & Irma Goethe Guen.   MEMOIRS OF A TEXAS PIONEER GRANDMOTHER (WAS GROSSMUTTER ERZAEHLT) 1805-1915 (SIGNED)  
Burnet, TX: Eakin Press, 1982. 2nd ed. 260 pages. Hardcover. 0890153418 0-89015-341-8. 2nd edition, being a translation with revisions and additions to the 1915 German language original. Much on life in the Texas Hill Country west of Austin in Burnet & Blanco counties and Cypress Mill. B/w photos, biblio, index. Green cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Dark olive dustjacket with white titles on front and spine and photo of family log cabin on front. SIGNED by Irma Goeth Guenther, who did the translations, research and additions for the book and is grandaughter of the author.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. No wear, but pale foxing on edges. # E3142. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Krehbiel, Henry Edward.   AFRO-AMERICAN FOLKSONGS: A STUDY IN RACIAL AND NATIONAL MUSIC  
New York: Frederick Ungar, 1971. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0804455716 0-8044-5571-6. Reprint of the 1914 classic. Examines origin and structure of slave songs, spirituals, funerary, creole songs and more. Indexed.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate, tight copy. # A3021. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Manuel, Herschel T.   SPANISH SPEAKING CHILDREN OF THE SOUTHWEST THEIR EDUCATION AND THE PUBLIC WELFARE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1965. 222 pages. Paperback. Examination of problems facing schools with non English speaking students.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # A3153. $2.00     Inquire Now  
Robertson, Robert J.   HER MAJESTY'S TEXANS TWO ENGLISH IMMIGRANTS IN RECONSTRUCTION TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0890968411 0-89096-841-1. Story of two British immigrants, John W. Leonard and J.W.L. "Will" Johnson, who came to Beaumont in 1869 leading careers as teachers, lawyers and newspapermen.
Fine/Fine. A new copy. # A4707. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Toniatti, Hector.   WHO AM I!...WHAT I DO!...HOW I LIVE!  
Chicago: Self Published, 1959. 32 pages. Paperback. Biography of Italian immigrant to Chicago who became well-known jeweler in that city in the first half of the 20th century. Booklet is in English and Italian. B/w photos. Stapled pamphlet. Buff colored cover with red title in Italian and English title in black. Scarce.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear or marks. Blue scuffed line diagonally across back. # E2868. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
United States Congress, .   MEMORIALS ON THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970. Reprint. 31 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1792 Congressional report on memorials promoting the abolition of slavery by several northern states. In fine gray linen.
Near Fine/No Jacket. A bit of foxing to covers. # A0752. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wintz, Cary D.   BLACK CULTURE AND THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1996. 1st ed. 277 pages. Paperback. 089096761X 0-89096-761-X. With an emphasis on social issues, traces the literary and social movement arising in the urban centers in the 1920s and 1930s.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, back corner bent from a fall. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1207. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wrede, Frederick W. von.   SKETCHES OF LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA AND TEXAS  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1970. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 1st English translation of Von Wrede's 1844 work recording his travels in the U.S. and Texas during the 1830s & 40s. This work provides a good insight into daily life and was important in encouraging German emigration to Texas. A few b/w photos. Notes and index. Graff 4751; Raines W690.
VG/VG. Some edge foxing and a hint of wear to dustjacket corners. # A0781. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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