TEXAS began life in 1985 as a newspaper column
carried by over 20 newspapers throughout Texas, in honor of
the Texas Sesquicentennial. Five years later it became a radio
program under the terms of an educational grant carried by 61
stations and ran for 500 episodes. Each one of the 500 stories
told about some person, event, place or thing that had an impact
Over the next
five years, five books of fifty stories each appeared with the
LEGENDARY TEXAS label. These “first
editions”, in the 81/2” x 11” soft format
with tan covers and taped spines are long out-of-print and rarely
seen. In 1997, Wheelock Press began issuing “second editions”
in a smaller format, with moderate editing and different illustrations.
These also are now rarely found.
Then, in 2005,
in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first publication,
commemorative issues of all five of the original books were
issued in a combination of the Wheelock Press editing and a
return to the larger format with reproductions of the original
covers in blue with taped spines. Each book may have several
duplicate stories from other books. These are still available
in limited numbers. When these are gone, they too will become
ON SALE NOW!
We have 3 FULL SETS LEFT!
VOLUMES 1- 5:
VOL 1: LEGENDARY TEXAS: UNSUNG HERITAGE
VOL 2: LEGENDARY TEXAS: THE PROMISED LAND
VOL 3: LEGENDARY TEXAS: THESE PEOPLE WE
VOL 4: LEGENDARY TEXAS: FOLLOWING THE
VOL 5: LEGENDARY TEXAS: FROM SOUTH PASS
TO THE RIO GRANDE
WHEN THESE ARE GONE WE'LL ONLY HAVE VOLUME 2 AVAILABLE.
From December 1 - December 31, 2017
Full 5 Volume Set is 1/2 Off!
Regularly $100.00 plus tax and shipping
NOW ON SALE
$50.00 per set
plus tax &