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Adams, Douglas.   HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY: (SIGNED) EASTON LEATHERBOUND 5-BOOK TRILOGY  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1998. Special ed. Leather. Adams' classic trilogy in 5 books. The set includes The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy SIGNED by Adams, with signed Certificate of Authenticity and publisher's note; The Restuarant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long and Thanks for All the Fish; Mostly Harmless. Easton Collector's Edition bound in full leather, with 5 raised spine bands. Colors are dark brown, brown, dark green, navy blue & maroon. ONLY Vol. 1 is SIGNED, on a special page. The other four volumes are unsigned and do not have a signature page.
Fine/No Jacket. Mostly Harmless has a small fingernail scuff on fore edge gilt, otherwise the set is pristine, with sharp corners, tight and apparently unread. # E1308. $1,625.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bacquart, Jean-Baptiste.   THE TRIBAL ARTS OF AFRICA: SURVEYING AFRICA'S ARTISTIC GEOGRAPHY  
London: Thames & Hudson, 2002. Reprint. Paperback. 0500282315 0-500-28231-5. 865 illustrations, 195 in color. Surveys social and political structure, and artistic production in i49 cultural areas in sub-Saharan Africa. Bibliography, major collections and dealers, glossary, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1282. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baker, T. Lindsay.   GANGSTER TOUR OF TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2011. 1st ed. 330 pages. Paperback. 1603442588 1-60344-258-8. Large softcover with french flaps. Vintage and modern b/w photos and maps. Stories of lawmen and criminals across Texas. Bibliography, index.
Near Fine/Wraps. As new with publisher mark on FEP. # E1326. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ballantine (introduction), Ian.   MARINE PAINTINGS OF CARL G. EVERS  
New York: Peacock Press/Bantam, 1975. 1st ed. Paperback. First printing, unpaginated, 44 color plates. Landscape format.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear or name. # E1278. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ballantine, Betty (editor), & Ian Ballen.   THE NATIVE AMERICANS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY  
North Dighton: JG Press/World Publications, . 480 pages. Hardcover. 1572153032 1-57215-303-2. 449 illustrations (310 in color) tell the history of the people native to North America, before and after the coming of Europeans.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. Dustjacket has small bruise at top front edge. # E1250. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Stephanie.   CURSE OF THE JENRI (SIGNED)  
Createspace, 2017. 1st ed. 353 pages. Paperback. 1542830796 1542830796. Strong women dominate in this tale of myth and magic.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 35930. $15.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Stephanie.   NINE LIVES: THE BETE BOOK 2 (SIGNED)  
CreatSpace, 2017. 2nd ed. 270 pages. Paperback. 1544666713 1544666713. Sci-Fi/Fantasy for young adults. Signed by the author, a friend of our store.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 35981. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bearss, Edwin Cole.   THE CAMPAIGN FOR VICKSBURG (IN THREE VOLUMES) VOL. 1 VICKSBURG IS THE KEY; VOL. 2 GRANT STRIKES A FATAL BLOW; VOL.3 UNVEXED TO THE SEA  
Dayton, OH: Morningside House, 1991. Reprint. 2201 pages. Hardcover. 0890293082 0-89029-308-2. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author on the halftitle page of Volume 1. Index in volume 1 and volume 3. B/w photos and maps. Map endpapers. Tan and navy cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on spines.
Fine/No Jacket. No sign of use or handling. # E1304. $375.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Benefield, June.   LAUGHING TO KEEP FROM CRYING (SIGNED)  
Houston: Gulf publishing, 1972. 1st ed. 116 pages. Hardcover. 0872014258 0-87201-425-8. Forty newspaper columns, and two additional articles by longtime Houston Chronicle newspaper columnist. Signed by the author on the FFEP.
Fine/VG. Dustjacket a bit sun-faded. # E1319. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berger, Guy, & Nancy Schiffer.   PUEBLO AND NAVAJO CONTEMPORARY POTTERY AND DIRECTORY OF ARTISTS, REVISED AND EXPANDED 2ND EDITION  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2004. Revised ed. 161 pages. Paperback. 0764318969 0-7643-1896-9. Hundreds of color photos of pots and figures with relevant info and suggested price. 45 page biographical directory of artists. Index.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1281. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bernhard (editor), Virginia.   THE HOGGS OF TEXAS: LETTERS AND MEMOIRS OF AN EXTRODINARY FAMILY, 1887-1906  
Denton: Texas State Historical, 2013. 1st ed. 308 pages. Paperback. 1625110014 1-62511-001-4. Letters and memoirs tell a story of a loving family, and show a way of life in the late nineteenth-century. Notes and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper. # E0667. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boyd, Maurice.   KIOWA VOICES: MYTHS, LEGENDS AND FOLKTALES VOLUME II  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1983. 1st ed. 323 pages. Hardcover. 0912646764 0-912646-76-4. B/w photos and color and b/w drawings illustrate the legends and historical material. The author has interwoven Kiowa tribal myths with factual text to give a background for the tales. Footnotes, bibliography, and index. Collection and publication of this material was approved by the Kiowa Tribal Council.
VG/VG. New copies with small publisher's stamp on front endpaper and bump damage to edge of board and dustjacket. # E0550. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bulfinch, Thomas.   AGE OF FABLE: OR, STORIES OF GODS AND HEROES (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1958. Special ed. 230 pages. Hardcover. Includes good gilt-colored slipcase. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Book is patterned cloth design, with gilt title in green box on spine. Introduction by Dudley Fitts, and illustrations throughout by Joe Mugnaini. .
Good+/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no marks, but is silverfish nibbled along spine. Slipcase has some scuffing and finger prints. # E1298. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chapman, Burton.   TELEPHONE ROAD, TEXAS: A HISTORY AND GUIDE TO TELEPHONE ROAD AND SOUTHEAST HOUSTON  
Friendswood, TX: Baxter Press, 2007. Reprint. 157 pages. Paperback. 1888237783 1-888237-78-3. History of the Telephone Road area, Hobby Airport, the many businesses, clubs & studios and the venerable Orange Show House that have made the area distinctive. B/w photos.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of the store. # 29192. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chicago Art Institute, .   THE AGE OF PICASSO AND MATISSE  
Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2013. 132 pages. Paperback. 0865592608 0-86559-260-8. Issued in conjunction with a 2013-2014 exhibition. Color plates.
New/Wraps. New in publisher shrink wrap. # E1267. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Curry, S.S.   THE SMILE: IF YOU CAN DO NOTHING ELSE YOU CAN SMILE  
Boston: School of Expression, 1915. 150 pages. Hardcover. Psychological and social benefits of keeping a smile on your countenance, and how doing so can effect mood, emotion and character. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Firm and square. Owner name clumsily scratched out inside front board. # E1320. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edinger, Edward F.   EGO AND ARCHETYPE: INDIVIDUATION AND THE RELIGIOUS FUNCTION OF THE PSYCHE  
Boston: Shambhala, 1992. Reprint. 304 pages. Paperback. 087773576X 0-87773-576-X. Survey and synthesis of Jung's psychological concepts based on mythic tales. A C.G. Jung Foundation Book.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. No reader crease on spine, but a number of page corners turned down...so book has been read. # E1255. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ehrlich, Doreen.   FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT GLASS  
Courage Books, 2000. 1st Am. ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0762408812 0-7624-0881-2. Chronological survey of Wright's use of glass and natural light in public and private buildings. Photos throughout, mostly color. Indexed. Large 12-inch sqaure format.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1300. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eisenhofer, Stefan.   AFRICAN ART  
Koln: Taschen, 2010. 1st ed. 96 pages. Paperback. 3822855766 3-8228557-6-6. A study of African art and its contribution to world culture. More than 65 color plates.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1274. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fink (editor), Donald E.   AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY: 75TH ANNIVERSARY, AUGUST 12, 1991 VOL. 135, NO. 6  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1991. 234 pages. Paperback. Magazine for people in the aviation and space technology industries. Articles, color and b/w photos, and advertisements.
VG/Wraps. Mail label on front, water spot on back. All pages firm. # E1288. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXIX, NO. 1 JULY 1975  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1975. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. Painting of Eastern Phoebe on cover. Essays on Mexican Revolution and the Desttruction of the Mexican Cattle Industry, and Wealthholding and Political Power Antebellum Texas. Long essay on Oberholser's Bird Life of Texas, including many plates in color and b/w. Essay First Impressions of Mexico, 1828, by Rueben Potter. Book reviews. Checklist of Theses and Dissertations in Texas Studies, 1964-1974.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5740. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Galsworthy, John.   THE MAN OF PROPERTY (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1964. Special ed. 285 pages. Hardcover. Includes very good brown-colored slipcase. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Book is tan linen cloth with gilt title in brown box on spine and drawing of gentleman on front. Introduction by Evelyn Waugh, and illustrations throughout by Charles Mozley. .
Good+/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no marks, but some scuff-marks on the title-bloc of spine. Slipcase has some scuffing and a dent on back edge. # E1299. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gillow, John.   AFRICAN TEXTILES  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2003. 1st ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. 0811841669 0-8118-4166-9. Encyclopedic survey of traditional textiles of Africa, illustrated throughout with hundreds of color photos.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1270. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Glancy, Maida.   HARMONY IN THE KITCHEN (1979 1ST, HARDCOVER)  
New York: McAfee Music Books, 1979. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 089328033X 0-89328-033-X. A symphony of culinary delights, appetizing arrangements and delectable compositions by over 50 of the world's great musicians including Dolly Parton, Ted Nugent, Elton John, Isaac Stern & David Bowie. Eight-page b/w photo section. This is the original McAfee hardcover edition with ISBN of 0-89328-033-X, -not- the 2005 paperback reissue by another publisher using the same ISBN.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Dustjacket has faint dampstain at top & bottom edges, not affecting book. # A9135. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von.   WILHELM MEISTER'S APPRENTICESHIP: THE THOMAS CARLYLE TRANSLATION (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1959. Special ed. 567 pages. Hardcover. Includes very good blue slipcase. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Boards are blue linen with gilt title in dark blue box on spine. Illustrated with sixteen full-page lithographs and more than fifty line drawings by William Sharp. Introduction by Franz Schoenberner. .
Near Fine/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no marks. Slipcase has some minor edge-fade and one scuffed corner. # E1310. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Grant, Campbell.   CANYON DE CHELLY: ITS PEOPLE AND ROCK ART  
Tucson: Univ. Arizona, 2004. Reprint. 290 pages. Paperback. 0816505233 0-8165-0523-3. B/w photos, drawings, and maps. References and index. History of the canyon and its earliest dwellers.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1268. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Groth, John, & Pat Smith.   JOHN GROTH'S WORLD OF SPORT  
New York: Winchester Press, 1970. 1st ed. 152 pages. Hardcover. 0876910134 0-87691-013-4. Color plates and drawings throughout showing unusual sports played in cultures around the world. Landscape format. Boards covered in white linen cloth. Foreword by Arnold Gingrich.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear or marks. Dustjacket price-clipped. # E1322. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Groves, Helen Kleberg, & Bill Benson.   BOB AND HELEN KLEBERG OF KING RANCH  
Albany, Texas: Bright Sky Press, 2004. 1st ed. 274 pages. Hardcover. 1931721386 1-931721-38-6. A family biography, but also biography of the King Ranch itself. Over 200 vintage b/w photos and modern color photos, including many by Toni Frissell and by the author.
New/New. New copy in shrinkwrap. NOTE: The discolored photo on the dustjacket is that of the original image, and is not a printing error, as the same mage appears on the glossy boards of the front cover. # E1292. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Groves, Helen Kleberg, & Bill Benson.   BOB AND HELEN KLEBERG OF KING RANCH  
Albany, Texas: Bright Sky Press, 2004. 1st ed. 274 pages. Hardcover. 1931721386 1-931721-38-6. A family biography, but also biography of the King Ranch itself. Over 200 vintage b/w photos and modern color photos, including many by Toni Frissell and by the author.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. NOTE: The discolored photo on the dustjacket is that of the original image, and is not a printing error, as the same image appears on the glossy boards of the front cover. # E1248. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hallendy, Norman.   INUKSUIT: SILENT MESSENGERS OF THE ARCTIC  
Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2008. Reprint. 127 pages. Paperback. 1550548743 1-55054-874-3. 52 color photos of the stone figures called inuksuit with meanings told by the Inuit. Glossary of types, functions, and related features, index, and map. Softcover with french flaps.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1272. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harp (editor), Sybil.   THE MINIATURE MAGAZINE, WINTER 1979/VOL. 2, NO.3  
Newton, NJ: Carstens Publications, 1979. 74 pages. Paperback. Color and b/w photos enhance the articles. Lots of advertisements of suppliers and makers. Stapled magazine.
Near Fine/Wraps. Cover and all pages firm and unmarked. # E1258. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Herodotus, & Harry Carter (trans).   THE HISTORIES OF HERODOTUS OF HALICARNASSUS, TWO VOLUMES (SLIPCASES)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1958. Special ed. 615 pages. Hardcover. Includes very good brown-colored slipcases. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Books in tan linen cloth with red and black decoration with gilt titles on spine. Illustrations throughout by Edward Bawden. .
VG/No Jacket. Books have no wear, no marks, but some fading on the titles on spine. Slipcases have some scuffing, but are firm. # E1301. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hightower, Jim.   HARD TOMATOES, HARD TIMES  
Cambridge: Schenkman Publishing Co., 1973. 1st ed. 368 pages. Hardcover. Study of land grant colleges and their effect on agriculture, agribusiness and society as a whole.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E1321. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hillcourt, William.   NORMAN ROCKWELL'S WORLD OF SCOUTING  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980. Reprint. 160 pages. Paperback. 0671412329 0-671-41232-9. Tells the story of beloved interpreter of the spirit of twentieth-century America and his paintings for Brown and Bigelow and the Boy Scouts. Full-page plates in color and other illustrations in color and b/w.
VG/Wraps. Firm and straight. Has a remainder mark on the bottom edge. Sticker ghost on front cover. # E1277. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hodge, Frederick Webb.   HANDBOOK OF AMERICAN INDIANS NORTH OF MEXICO: VOL. 2 (N-Z) ONLY BULLETIN 20 OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, BUREAU OF AM. ETHNOLOGY  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1910. 1221 pages. Hardcover. Volume 2 only of the massive, encyclopedic work on all things Native American. B/w photos & illustrations, charts, 157-page synonymy of Indian words and an extensive bibliography. In the Bureau's classic olive green cloth covers with gilt spine lettering. 6 pounds.
Good+/No Jacket. Wear along edges and tips, with a few stray ink blots on spine and fore-edge. Owner name on title page, otherwise very clean with no other marks. # B9186. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Holland, Richard A.   THE TEXAS BOOK: PROFILES, HISTORY, AND REMINISCENCES OF THE UNIVERSITY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2006. 1st ed. 256 pages. Hardcover. 0292714297 0-292-71429-7. Written and published in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the University of Texas at Austin.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1246. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hungry Wolf, Adolf.   POW-WOW DANCER'S AND CRAFTER'S HANDBOOK  
Skookumchuck, BC: Canadian Caboose Press, 19. 1st ed. 144 pages. Paperback. 092069862X 0-920698-62-X. Drawings by Okan Hungry Wolf, b/w photos, and section of color photos. Drawings and directions for making many of the pieces of the clothng for the dances at Pow-Wow.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1284. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hunter, Jr., Wilson.   CANYON DE CHELLY: THE CONTINUING STORY  
Las Vegas: KC Publications, 2004. Revised ed. 48 pages. Paperback. 0887141455 0-88714-145-5. Color photos throughout. History and what to see at the National Monument. .
Fine/Wraps. Crisp, no wear or marks. # E1313. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
James, H.L.   ACOMA: PEOPLE OF THE WHITE ROCK  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1988. Revised ed. 92 pages. Paperback. 0887401333 0-88740-133-3. Introduction by Frank Waters, and snippets from Charles Lummis's 19th-century works about the Enchanted Rock, map, and modern color photos.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1285. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelton, Elmer.   THE WOLF AND THE BUFFALO  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1986. Reprint. 424 pages. Paperback. 0875650597 0-87565-059-7. Story of the Black Buffalo Soldiers and the Indians they fought on the Texas frontier. Black soldiers took the land from the Indians so white settlers could have it.
Near Fine/Wraps. As new with publisher mark on front endpaper. # E1325. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Langworth, Richard M., & Jan P. Norbye.   THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF CHRYSLER CORPORATION 1924-1985  
New York: Beekman House, 1985. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0517448130 0-517-44813-0. Details up-and-down history of this American car manufacturer. More than 1,000 photos, plus 32 pages in full color. Editorial supervision of Auto Editors of Consumer Guide.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight. without wear, remainder mark on top edge. Sticker ghost on FEP. # E1280. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   TEXAS SHIPWRECKS (IMAGES OF AMERICA)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2016. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1467116173 1467116173. Filled with b/w photos, drawings, and maps, this book tells the near five hundred year history of ships coming to grief on and near the Texas coast. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
New/Wraps. New book. # 34957. $19.35   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Larson (editor), George C.   AIR & SPACE DECEMBER 1998 / JANUARY 1999 VOLUME 13, NUMBER 5 (SMITHSONIAN)  
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institute, 1999. 1st ed. 99 pages. Paperback. Featured articles include: Spyplane Diaries, How They Invented the U-2; Race to Mach1; Space Station Startup; The Ultralight Tribe. Color and b/w photos throughout.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, mail label on front. # E1287. $8.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leighton, John.   100 MASTERPIECES IN THE VAN GOGH MUSEUM  
Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum, 2002. 100 pages. Paperback. 9063140150 9-0631401-5-0. Color plates of many of Van Gogh's paintings, and representative pictures by friends and contemporaries such as Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Gauguin. Brief text accompanies each picture.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1314. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lennep, J. Van, & W.J. Hofdijk.   MERKWAARDIGE KASTELEN IN NEDERLAND: 36 AFBEELDINGEN MET EEN VERKORTE BESCHRIJVING (DUTCH LANGUAGE) KASTEELEN  
Groningen: B.V. Foresta, 1983. Reprint. Hardcover. Repring of the classic 1860 edition, being an artistic study of 36 Dutch castles, with a lovely sepia pointillistic etching and brief description of each. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering.
Near Fine/Good. Dustjacket has three mended closed tears and some softening. Gift inscription on the half-title page. # E1305. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leonard, Ed.   MINIATURE WIRING FOR DOLLHOUSES AND MINIATURE ROOMS  
Geneva, IL: Illinois Hobbycraft, 1976. 22 pages. Paperback. Revised edition with detailed instructions and drawings. Stapled magazine format.
VG/Wraps. Cover and all pages firm. Sticker ghost on cover. # E1257. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Life Staff, .   THE DAY KENNEDY DIED: 50 YEARS LATER LIFE REMEMBERS THE MAN AND THE MOMENT  
New York: Life Books, 2013. 192 pages. Hardcover. 1618930745 1-61893-074-5. Hardcover with magnetic closure holds the illustrated book and a facsimile of the original Life magazine printed November 29, 1963 in its own pocket inside the rear board. Large 13 x 15.5 inch format, 7 pounds.
Fine/Fine. All in fine unhandled condition. # E1318. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Louie, Elaine.   HOUSE BEAUTIFUL COLLECTIONS ON DISPLAY: DECORATING WITH YOUR FAVORITE OBJECTS  
New York: Hearst Books, 2003. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 1588162451 1-58816-245-1. How and what to collect and decorative ways to display your collections. Color photos, index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1262. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ludtke, Lawrence.   LUDTKE: SCULPTOR  
Houston: Lawrence Ludtke, 1986. 12 pages. Paperback. Brochure showing works of the noted sculptor in b/w photos. Biographical notes. Enclosed is Ludtke's 2007 obituary from Houston Chronicle.
Near Fine/Wraps. Firm stapled format, couple of stress bends on cover. # E1317. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mader, Richard.   LUNEBURG  
Bremen: , 1980. 48 pages. Hardcover. Color photos of a jewel of a city in northern Germany, with text in German, Danish & English.
Fine/No Jacket. Unmarked, gift quality. # A7796. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mamet, David.   AMERICAN BUFFALO: A PLAY  
New York: Grove Press, 1977. Reprint. 106 pages. Paperback. 0802150578 0-8021-5057-8.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9734. $3.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Melville, Herman.   MOBY DICK; OR, THE WHALE  
New York: Heritage Press, 1943. Special ed. 615 pages. Hardcover. Includes very good teal-colored slipcase which has some fading. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Book is light green linen with green and silver titles. Introduction by Clifton Fadiman, and 24 color and sepia illustrations by Boardman Robinson. These special copyright contents are used by permission of The Limited Editions Club, Inc.
Fine/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no marks. Slipcase is faded on edges and has a small bump on one corner. # E1291. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Melville, Herman.   TYPEE: A ROMANCE OF THE SOUTH SEAS  
New York: Heritage Press, 1963. Special ed. 409 pages. Hardcover. Includes near fine gold-colored slipcase. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Book is patterned cloth design. Introduction by Raymond Weaver, and 24 color illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. These special contents are used by permission of The Limited Editions Club, Inc.
Fine/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no marks. Slipcase has small dent on lower edge. # E1293. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mendelowitz, Daniel M.   DRAWING  
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967. Reprint. 464 pages. Hardcover. 0030561302 0-03-056130-2. 330 illustrations, most b/w. The author analyses characteristics that make a drawing. Bibliography and index.
VG/VG. Book firm, unmarked, without wear. Edges tanned. Dustjacket lightly scuffed and wrinkled at top edge. # E1276. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Minge, Ward Alan.   ACOMA: PUEBLO IN THE SKY, REVISED EDITION  
Albuquerque: Univ. New Mexico, 2002. Reprint. 145 pages. Paperback. 0826313019 0-8263-1301-9. History and culture of the Acoma people living at Sky City. B/w map, drawings, and photos and color photos. Appendices, notes, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear or marks. # E1269. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS, as well as the NASA astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author is a friend of our store, and her father was Commander of the Airforce Reserve 158th Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies. # E0102. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Noble, David Grant.   IN SEARCH OF CHACO: NEW APPROACHES TO AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ENIGMA  
Santa Fe: School American Research Press, 20. 140 pages. Paperback. 1930618425 1-930618-42-5. Scholarly study of the ruins and early inhabitants of Chaco Canyon. Maps, drawings, b/w photos. Index.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1286. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nunn, Curtis.   MARGUERITE CLARK: AMERICA'S DARLING OF BROADWAY AND THE SILENT SCREEN  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1981. 1st ed. 189 pages. Paperback. 0912646691 0-912646-69-1. Biography of early stage and screen actress. Endnotes, bibliography, and filmography. Sepia-tone photos throughout.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, slight fading to covers, else VG+. # E0773. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nunn, Curtis.   MARGUERITE CLARK: AMERICA'S DARLING OF BROADWAY AND THE SILENT SCREEN  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1981. 1st ed. 189 pages. Paperback. 0912646691 0-912646-69-1. Biography of early stage and screen actress. Endnotes, bibliography, and filmography. Sepia-tone photos throughout.
Good+/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, slight fading to covers, some edgewear. # E1329. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Osborne, Mike, & Lewis F. Fisher.   SAN ANTONIO'S SPANISH MISSIONS: A PORTRAIT  
San Antonio: Maverick Publishing Company, 20. 105 pages. Paperback. 1893271536 1-893271-53-6. More than a hundred color photos, and a foreword by Rev. David Garcia.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1264. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Page, Thomas Nelson.   ROBERT E. LEE: THE SOUTHERNER  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908. 1st ed. 312 pages. Hardcover. First edition in dark green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine. Top edge gilt, deckle foredge, tissue protected frontis portrait of the General. Appendix and index.
VG/No Jacket. Tight and square. Gift inscription on FEP dated Christmas 1908. Hint of wear lower corners and spine ends. # E1303. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Paine, Thomas.   RIGHTS OF MAN (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1961. Special ed. 269 pages. Hardcover. Includes Very good moss-colored slipcase. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Book is patterned cloth design, with gilt title in blue banner on spine. Introduction by Howard Fast, and illustrations throughout by Lynd Ward.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no marks. Slipcase has some fade near edges. # E1297. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phillips, Tom.   AFRICA: THE ART OF A CONTINENT  
Munich: Prestel, 1999. 1st Trade ed. 616 pages. Paperback. 3791320041 3-7913200-4-1. First published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Africa: The Art of a Continent', Royal Academy of Arts, London, 4 October 1995-21 January 1996.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no marks. # E1251. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Platt, Mary Schauffler.   A STRAIGHT WAY TOWARD TOMORROW  
Cambridge: Central Committee, 1926. 1st ed. 224 pages. Paperback. 29 b/w photos. A study book for Women's Foreign Missionary Societies, published by the Central committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions. Green and orange church scene on front cover.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6315. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Renfro, Mike.   SHINE ON: 100 YEARS OF HISTORY, LEGENDS, HALF-TRUTHS AND TALL TALES ABOUT TEXAS' MOST BELOVED LITTLE BREWERY  
Houston: Bright Sky Press, 2008. 1st ed. 187 pages. Paperback. 1933979607 1-933979-60-7. 100 years of the history and culture of Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas. Color and vintage b/w photos. Soft cover with French flaps. 10.5 inch square format.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1271. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rich, Don, & Kevin Brooks.   GLIDER INFANTRYMAN: BEHIND ENEMY LINES IN WORLD WAR II  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. Reprint. 272 pages. Paperback. 1603444246 1-60344-424-6. One man's story of daily life and battlefield experiences, from enlistment, D-Day, and across Europe. B/w drawings, photographs and maps, index and notes. Now out-of-print in hardcover.
New/New. New copies. 2nd hardcover printing. # E1290. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roberts, Bobby, & Carl Moneyhon.   PORTRAITS OF CONFLICT: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF ARKANSAS IN THE CIVIL WAR  
Fayetteville: Univ. Arkansas Press, 1987. 1st ed. 242 pages. Paperback. 0938626841 0-938626-84-1. Period b/w photos of combatants and locations in Arkansas during the Civil War. Bibliography and index.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. Cover corners have some curling. # E1307. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rowell, Galen.   HIGH & WILD: ESSAYS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF WILDERNESS ADVENTURE  
Bishop, CA: Spotted Dog Press, 2002. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 1893343081 1-893343-08-1. First printing of expanded third edition of work originally published by Sierra Club Books in 1979. Essays with Rowell's color photos. Index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No marks, little indication of use. # E1263. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sagan, Carl.   BILLIONS & BILLIONS: THOUGHTS ON LIFE AND DEATH AT THE BRINK OF THE MILLENNIUM  
New York: Random House, 1997. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 0679411607 0-679-41160-7. First printing. Collection of essays about science, mathematics, and space, and how they apply to everyday life. Bibliography and index.
VG/VG. No wear, no marks. # E1253. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schaaf, Gregory.   AMERICAN INDIAN ART SERIES, VOLUME THREE: AMERICAN INDIAN TEXTILES-2,000 ARTIST BIOGRAPHIES  
Santa Fe: CIAC Press, 2001. 1st ed. 317 pages. Hardcover. 0966694848 0-9666948-4-8. 700 photos in color and b/w, bibliography.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1249. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Seidelman, Harold, & James Turner.   INUIT IMAGINATION: ARCTIC MYTH AND SCULPTURE  
vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1993. 224 pages. Hardcover. 1550541021 1-55054-102-1. Contemporary Inuit sculpture combined with traditional stories, songs, and reminiscences provide a cultural context. 173 color photos of contemporary pieces. References, bibliography, and index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1273. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shaw, George Everett.   ART OF GRACE AND PASSION: ANTIQUE AMERICAN INDIAN ART  
Aspen, CO: Aspen Art Museum, 1999. 1st ed. 108 pages. Hardcover. 0934324271 0-934324-27-1. Published in conjunction with an exhibition in Aspen in 1999-2000. Color photos of antique basketry, beadwork, carving, and pottery. Large 12 x 13.25 inch format.
Fine/Near Fine. Book has no wear or marks. Dustjacket has quarter-inch mended tear at top front, and slightly longer tear at top back with small associated wrinkle. # E1265. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shaw, George Bernard.   THE MAN AND SUPERMAN (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1962. Special ed. 138 pages. Hardcover. Includes very good brown-colored slipcase. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Book is brown linen cloth with marbled paper, gilt title in red design on spine. Introduction by Lewis Casson, and illustrations throughout by Charles Mozley. In its own compartment in the slipcase is The Revolutionist's Handbook and Pocket Companion, purported to be written by the male lead in the play. .
Near Fine/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no marks. Slipcase has minor wear on two corners and fading near edges. # E1306. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sherwonit, Bill, & Jeff Schultz.   IDITAROD: THE GREAT RACE TO NOME  
Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 2002. 1st ed. 134 pages. Paperback. 1570612919 1-57061-291-9. Color and vintage b/w photos tell the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska. Material in the text was gathered by Sherwonit over a period of years as a reporter for The Anchorage Times. Color photography by Schultz. Notes, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear or marks. # E1266. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Snowman, A. Kenneth.   CARL FABERGE: GOLDSMITH TO THE IMPERIAL COURT OF RUSSIA  
New York: Gramercy Books, 1998. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0517405024 0-517-40502-4. More than 100 color photos show the fabulous art in gold and jewels.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no name or marks. # E1279. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sommer, Robin Langley.   OAK PARK: THE GENIUS OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT  
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997. Reprint. 80 pages. Hardcover. 0760700621 0-7607-0062-1. Color photos throughout by Balthazar and Christian Korab. There are also some elevation drawings and floorplans.
Fine/Near Fine. oNo wear, no marks. # E1259. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spring, Justin.   THE ESSENTIAL EDWARD HOPPER  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998. 1st ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. 0836269985 0-8362-6998-5. 52 illustrations, including 45 plates in full color. Biographic notes. 6-inch square format.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked. Slight scuff on bottom edge of spine foot. Tiny repaired tear of dustjacket spine foot. # E1256. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stahl, Carmine, & Ria McElvaney.   TREES OF TEXAS: AN EASY GUIDE TO LEAF IDENTIFICATION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. Reprint. 288 pages. Paperback. 1603445153 1-60344-515-3. Illustration of leaves and description of each tree, map of vegetation regions of Texas, color photos of floral parts, glossary, index, and half-dozen appendices. Large 8.5 x 11 inch softcover with french flaps. An excellent resource.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0533. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stelzig, Christine.   CAN YOU SPOT THE LEOPARD¨: AFRICAN MASKS (ADVENTURES IN ART)  
Munich: Prestel, 1997. 28 pages. Hardcover. 3791318748 3-7913187-4-8. Color photos and endpaper map. Designed to teach children about the cultures and art of the masks.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E1283. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stevenson, Jim.   BIRDLIFE OF GALVESTON  
Galveston: Goshawk Press, 2013. 1st ed. 174 pages. Paperback. 0578134918 0-578-13491-8. Author and photographer Jim Stevenson brings over four decades of birding knowledge to create an informative guide to one of the world's top birding spots. Hundreds of color photos, many of birds in flight, showing markings and flight profiles. Info on where to go both on and off-island. Sections with Galveston's bird families, book species accounts, migration info, non-bird species one may encounter, and other natural history data. 8.5 x 11 inch format.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 33738. $43.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thorpe, Mackenzie.   MACKENZIE THORPE: FROM THE HEART  
New York: Universe, 2000. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0789305097 0-7893-0509-7. Colorful full-page plates display Thorpe's heart-felt paintings.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1241. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vandiver, Frank.   THEIR TATTERED FLAGS: THE EPIC OF THE CONFEDERACY  
New York: Harper's Magazine Press, 1970. 1st ed. 362 pages. Hardcover. Vandiver's fine work on the Conferacy. Extensive notes, biblio and index.
Good+/No Jacket. A couple of spots on cover, else VG. # E1302. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Varnedoe, Kirk, & Adam Gopnik.   HIGH AND LOW: MODERN ART AND POPULAR CULTURE  
New York: Museum of Madern Art, 1990. 460 pages. Paperback. 0870703544 0-87070-354-4. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles in 1990-91. Illustrated in b/w and color throughout, with four fold-out plates. Sections include words & art, caricature, graffiti, comics, advertising & more. A good resource weighing in around 7 pounds.
VG/Wraps. Very firm binding, no marks. Spine has light creases from reading. Back corners creased. # E1316. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Virgil, .   THE ECLOGUES (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1960. Special ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. Includes very good tan-colored slipcase. The publisher's Sandglass leaflet describing this edition is enclosed. Boards are cream and pale green patterned paper covered with gilt title in green box on spine and gilt drawing on front. Introduction by Moses Hadas, and illustrations throughout by Vertes.Translated into english verse by C.S. Calverley. .
VG/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no marks, but small scuff on the title block of spine. Slipcase has some age-toning. # E1309. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vogel, Susan M.   BAULE: AFRICAN ART WESTERN EYES  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 1997. 312 pages. Hardcover. 0300073178 0-300-07317-8. Art of the Baule People of the Ivory Coast, and the history and traditions surrounding it. Field photos made by the author and images of museum objects. Published in association with an exhibition organized by Yale University in cooperation with the Museum of African Art. Glossary, bibliography, checklist of objects, and index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1252. $62.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weisberg, Gabriel P.   THE ORIENT EXPRESSED: JAPAN'S INFLUENCE ON WESTERN ART 1854-1918  
Jackson: Mississippi Museum of Art, 2011. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 1887422196 1-887422-19-6. Issued in connection with an exhibition at Mississippi Museum of Art at Jackson in 2011, and then at McNay Art Museum at San Antonio in 2012. Six essays, exhibition checklist, and index.Color illustrations throughout.
New/New. New book. # 36002. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welch, William C.   PERENNIAL GARDEN COLOR: PERENNIALS, COTTAGE GARDENS, OLD ROSES, AND COMPANION PLANTS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2013. Reprint. 265 pages. Paperback. 160344968X 1-60344-968-X. Gardeners' guide written especially for Texas and the South to address climate issues of the region. More than 500 color photos and information on planting 125 different perennials and their companion plants. Included is commentary on histories and uses of over 100 varieties of old garden roses. Foreword by Neil Sperry. Flex binding with french-flaps.
VG/Wraps. Unsold copies with small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, just a hint of wear to spine ends and corners. # E0569. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weymouth, Lally.   AMERICA IN 1876: THE WAY WE WERE  
New York: Vintage Books, 1976. 1st ed. 320 pages. Paperback. 0394716167 0-394-71616-7. U.S history in the first hundred years. People and events as the country developed. Hundreds of illustrations, mostly b/w, but a few color.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B8140. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Willett, Frank.   AFRICAN ART, NEW EDITION  
London: Thames & Hudson, 2006. 3rd ed. 272 pages. Paperback. 0500203644 0-500-20364-4. Third edition with 288 illustrations, 78 in color. Study of the history of African art.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1275. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Witzel, Michael Karl.   ROUTE 66 REMEMBERED  
St.Paul, MN: Motorbooks International, 2003. Reprint. 192 pages. Paperback. 0760314985 0-7603-1498-5. Chronicles the history of America's first cross-continent highway with 125 color and 75 b/w photos, postcards, advertisements, signs and posters. Bibliography and index. 10-inch square format.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1260. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wood, James N., & Katharine C. Lee.   MASTER PAINTINGS IN THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO  
Chicago: Art Institute Chicago/NYGS, 1988. 168 pages. Hardcover. 0821217259 0-8212-1725-9. This book presents in color 149 of the Chicago Museum's greatest European and American paintings with descriptive text. Rust cloht-covered boards with black title on front and spine. Georges Seurat's painting 'Sunday afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte' wraps around the dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. Tight, with no wear, no marks. Dustjacket is price intact. # E1323. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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