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Hardy Roper and the Crew at Galveston Bookshop

A. Hardy Roper, author of  The Garhole Bar, and Assassination in Galveston stopped by today with a photo taken last year during his book signing event. Most of us are sporting his snazzy Garhole Bar T-shirts. Left to right: Sharan

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Galveston: The Horrors of a Stricken City

Title page from one of several books published in 1900 after the storm destroyed the city in September of that year. We just added this book and one other to the Galveston Bibliography Database.

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Songs From the Great Lakes Drifter

Tony Pearl CD, 1993. $14.98 Buy at Amazon.com

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Encyclopaedia Britannica Ninth Edition 1892

25 volumes (complete) 1892 edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Ninth Edition. Full calfskin leather with marbled edges, quarto. R. S. Peale Reprint edition. Inquire at the store. $200.00  SOLD

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Infinite Monster: New Hurricane Ike Book

Making landfall in June:Infinite Monster:Courage, Hope, and Resurrectionin the face of one of America’s Largest Hurricanes “Scores of private interviews expose the politics of recovery, the destitution of loss, and the revelry of rebirth. Award-winning Galveston County Daily News reporters

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