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Alamo To Espada: A Vintage Postcard Profile of San Antonio's Spanish Missions

by Lewis F. Fisher

San Antonio’s five Spanish missions, which include the Alamo, were being pulled from the brink of destruction at the beginning of the twentieth century just as picture postcards came into vogue. In Al...       more...

ISBN zz1152
$12.95

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An Immigrant Miller Picks Texas: The Letters of Carl Hilmar Guenther

by translated by Regina Beckman Hurst & Walter D. Kamphoefner

In 1848 Carl Hilmar Guenther, 22, dropped his parents a farewell note in the mail and left Germany for America. After checking opportunities in New York, the Midwest and along the Mississippi, he disc...       more...

ISBN zz117x
$14.95

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Balcones Heights: A Crossroads of San Antonio

by Lewis F. Fisher

Residents of suburban Balcones Heights incorporated in 1948 to gain zoning protection only to find themselves having to rely on revenue from traffic fines to run the city. Then two interstate highways...       more...

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$10.00

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C. H. Guenther & Son at 150 Years: The Legacy of a Texas Milling Pioneer

by Lewis F. Fisher

C. H. Guenther & Son, founded by a young German immigrant in 1851, is now a San Antonio-based food company with three plants and nearly one hundred products, many of them having nationwide distributio...       more...

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Crown Jewel of Texas

by Lewis F. Fisher

Crown Jewel of Texas tells of the century-long transformation of a wayward stream into an architectural and engineering triumph. San Antonio’s two-mile River Walk, by some measures the top tourist att...       more...

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Eyes Right! A Vintage Postcard Profile of San Antonio's Military

by Lewis F. Fisher

As the nation undertook the business of winning two world wars, tens of thousands of soldiers and airmen served tours of duty at San Antonio’s major bases. Those times coincided with a surge in popula...       more...

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Horse That Fell Through The Stage and Other Tales of a Texas Veterinarian

by Mason L. Matthews

A veterinary career spanning nearly a half century of work with large animals is distilled in these entertaining vignettes. Dr. Matthews served as veterinarian for the San Antonio Zoo, was among the f...       more...

ISBN 9781893271104
$9.95

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San Antonio Legacy: Folklore and Legends of a Diverse People - Hardcover

by Donald E. Everett

Frontier San Antonio attracted a great many short-tempered miscreants and adventurers. It also drew missionary priests, conservative merchants and proper ladies, who established a polite society amids...       more...

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San Antonio Legacy: Folklore and Legends of a Diverse People - Softcover

by Donald E. Everett

Frontier San Antonio attracted a great many short-tempered miscreants and adventurers. It also drew missionary priests, conservative merchants and proper ladies, who established a polite society amids...       more...

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$14.95

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San Antonio's Monte Vista: Architecture & Society in a Guilded Age - Hardcover

Architecture and Society in a Gilded Age
by Donald E. Everett

The 100-block Monte Vista National Historic District survives nearly intact from San Antonio’s Gilded Age, when newly-prosperous residents built the finest neighborhood of the era remaining in Texas. ...       more...

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$32.95

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San Antonio's Monte Vista: Architecture & Society in a Guilded Age - Softcover

Architecture and Society in a Gilded Age
by Donald E. Everett

The 100-block Monte Vista National Historic District survives nearly intact from San Antonio’s Gilded Age, when newly-prosperous residents built the finest neighborhood of the era remaining in Texas. ...       more...

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San Antonio: Outpost of Empires - Hardcover

by Lewis F. Fisher

San Antonio’s unique appeal is the pervasive ambience of a colorful, authentic past. This portrait in words and pictures covers the evolution of the city over the course of nearly three centuries, fro...       more...

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San Antonio: Outpost of Empires - Softcover

by Lewis L. Fisher

San Antonio’s unique appeal is the pervasive ambience of a colorful, authentic past. This portrait in words and pictures covers the evolution of the city over the course of nearly three centuries, fro...       more...

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$16.95

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Spanish Missions of San Antonio - Hardcover

by Lewis F. Fisher

San Antonio’s five Spanish missions are a national treasure. Built by Franciscan friars on the far frontier of New Spain, they stand today as the largest cluster of Spanish missions in the United Stat...       more...

ISBN 9780965150750
$26.95

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Spanish Missons of San Antonio - Softcover

by Lewis F. Fisher

San Antonio’s five Spanish missions are a national treasure. Built by Franciscan friars on the far frontier of New Spain, they stand today as the largest cluster of Spanish missions in the United Stat...       more...

ISBN 9780965150767
$16.95

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