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Acheson, Sam.   35,000 DAYS IN TEXAS: A HISTORY OF THE DALLAS NEWS AND ITS FORBEARS  
New York: Macmillan, 1938. 1st ed. 337 pages. Hardcover. Business and newspaper-publishing history beginning at Galveston in 1842. Red cloth with bright gilt titles on front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners sharp, spine tips a little softened. # B5576. $9.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Altman, Violet and Seymour.   THE BOOK OF BUFFALO POTTERY (SIGNED)  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1969. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. History of the Larkin company (parent of Buffalo Pottery) and growth of the pottery company. Illustrated with b/w photos of hundreds of Buffalo pieces. Inscribed to previous owners and signed by both authors on the front endpaper.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, solid hinges. Sharp corners, finger soil and scuffing on boards. No dustjacket. # E0889. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alton Railroad, .   ALTON RAILROAD TIME TABLES: CHICAGO - ST. LOUIS - KANSAS CITY MARCH 16, 1943  
Chicago: Alton Railroad Company, 1943. Reprint. 19 pages. Paperback. Schedules between Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansa City and places in between. Map, fares, equipment, index to stations. War-time ads and hints. Folded to 9 inches tall by 4 inches. Dated March 16, 1943.
VG/No Jacket. No tears or marks. # B9055. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
American Showcase, .   AMERICAN SHOWCASE 21ST EDITION: ILLUSTRATION BOOK 1  
New York: American Showcase, 1998. 848 pages. Paperback. 1887165126 1-887165-12-6. Showcase of artists and graphics companies functions as a directory. Thousands of colorful illustrations. Large, heavy book designed with French flaps.
VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. There is a reader crease and a small bump on the spine. # B8545. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, Fred.   NORTHROP: AN AERONAUTICAL HISTORY  
Los Angeles, CA: Northrop Corporation, 1976. 1st ed. 290 pages. Hardcover. B/w photos and diagrams illustrate the development of Northrop planes. Lots of info on the various flying wings. Index. Brown leatherette covered boards with faded gilt titles and plane silhouettes.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, clean, and square. Gift inscription on front endpaper. # E1508. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
ASTM Committee D-19, .   MANUAL ON INDUSTRIAL WATER: ASTM SPECIAL TECHNICAL PUB. NO. 148  
Philadelphia: ASTM, 1953. 1st ed. 336 pages. Hardcover. For use as a brief reference source, and as a guide to the nature of water planning. Useful also in training plant operators and technologists. Teal cloth with bright gilt titles.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Square corners. Light foxing, mostly on top edge. # B7499. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Athanasiou, Bettye.   WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY OF AMERICA - LITTON  
no place: Litton, 1979. 1st ed. Hardcover. Design by Rhonda Boone and photography by Michael Fluitt. Full page color photos of workers and equipment on the job all over the world in the business of using seismology to explore for oil.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked, looks new. # B0914. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Axtell, Roger.   DO'S AND TABOOS AROUND THE WORLD (3RD ED.)  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1993. 3rd ed. 196 pages. Paperback. 0471595284 0-471-59528-4. An essential guide for travelers to foreign cultures highlighting what you should do and say and more importantly, how not to totally insult them by accident. B/w illustrations.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 28641. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Banham, Russ.   THE FORD CENTURY: FORD MOTOR COMPANY AND THE INOVATIONS THAT SHAPED THE WORLD  
New York: Workman Publishing Company, 2002. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. 1579652018 1-57965-201-8. A visual history celebrating hundredth anniversary of the machine, the men, and the compny that changed the world. Filled with more than 500 color and archival images. Large 10.75 x 11.5 inch format.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1453. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bausch & Lomb Optical, .   PRISM VOL. II, NO. 12  
Rochester, NY: Bausch & Lomb Optical, 1909. 16 pages. Paperback. A little magazine concerning thet world of wonder and beauty revealed by the lens. A fictional story revealing the existance and function of two image projectors the company manufactured, the Convertible Balopticon and Opaque Projector. Blue title and decoration on blue card cover. B/w photos and drawings.
Good+/Wraps. Firm stapled booklet. No name, but red pencil underline throughout. Small coffee stains on front and back. # B9068. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bell Telephone System, .   TELEPHONE ALMANAC FOR 1954  
no place: Bell Telephone System, 1954. 1st ed. 25 pages. Paperback. Tight, unmarked. Some cover areas a little discolored by age. A little silverfish nibbling on edges. Etching-type illustrations on every page.
Good+/Wraps. # B6462. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bell Telephone System, .   TELEPHONE ALMANAC FOR 1955  
no place: Bell Telephone System, 1955. 1st ed. 25 pages. Paperback. Tight, unmarked. Some cover areas a little discolored by age. Not worn because they have been in storage for nearly 60 years.
VG/Wraps. # B6460. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Blasig, Carl.   BUILDING TEXAS SPONSORED BY TEXAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MANAGERSW  
Brownsville, TX: Springman-King, 1963. 294 pages. Hardcover. A history of the commercial organization movement and its impact on Texas progress. Bright red cloth with black title and cityscape design. Tight, unmarked book, Dj has wear-especially spine ends.
VG/Good+. VG/G. Book has sharp corners, softened spine tips. Bright Dj. # B2540. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brunson, B.R.   THE TEXAS LAND & DEVELOPMENT COMPANY: A PANHANDLE PROMOTION A PANHANDLE PROMOTION, 1912-1956  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1970. Reprint. 248 pages. Hardcover. 0292700385 0-292-70038-5. A history of this real estate development company, showing its influence on North Texas. # 9 M.K. Brown Range Life. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A1082. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryan, Jr., Leslie A.   GENERAL INDUSTRY OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH, SECOND EDITION  
Boston: Pearson, 2002. 2nd ed. 288 pages. Paperback. 053663677X 0-536-63677-X.
Fine/Wraps. # A8001. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Bryant, Claude W.   LUMBERING ALONG IN TEXAS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1960. 1st ed. 201 pages. Hardcover. Eight pages of b/w photos. Early business and industrial development in Texas.
Good/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Insect soiling on bottom edge. No wear on book. # B5703. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buenger, Walter L., & Joseph A. Pratt.   BUT ALSO GOOD BUSINESS: TEXAS COMMERCE BANK AND THE FINANCING OF HOUSTON AND TEXAS, 1886-1986  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1986. 1st ed. 450 pages. Hardcover. 0890962804 0-89096-280-4. Excellent history of Texas Commerce Bank and its impact on Houston. Much on cotton, oil and real estate, venerable leaders such as Jesse Jones & regulatory changes. B/w photos.
VG/VG. Tight, unmarked. Edges foxed. # B8455. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bunn, Don, & Collectible Automobile.   CLASSIC & COLLECTIBLE TRUCKS  
Lincolnwood: Publications International, 199. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0427993275 0-427-99327-5. Color photos fill this pictorial essay covering 80 years of the rise of light-duty trucks in the U.S. Large 12.25 inch square format.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no marks. # E1454. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chicopee Manufacturing, Corporation.   CHICOPEE GEORGIA  
New York: Doyle, Kitchen & McCormi, 1927. 39 pages. Boards. Book produced by Chicopee Manufacturing describing their newly-built mill and partly finished company town near Gainesville, Georgia. They would produce gauze, cheese cloth & hygiene products such as Modess. B/w photos of the mill, Experimental Farms, 3,4, & 5 room houses, rules & regs for living there (cleanliness in all things was emphasized). Dated Sept. 1, 1927 & inscribed to J.E. Churchwell, a Johnson & Johnson exec who came down to oversee operations.
VG/No Jacket. Light foxing to covers, else VG+. A very scarce historical item. # B6891. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cockerham, Paul W.   PORSCHE: PRECISION, BALANCE, AND STYLE  
New York: Smithmark, 1997. 1st ed. 80 pages. Hardcover. 0765192314 0-7651-9231-4. Color photos on every page of this biography of the great automaker. Tall 9 x 12.25 inch format.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no marks, no bumps. # B8427. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Compaigne, Benjamin M.   WHO OWNS THE MEDIA¨: CONCENTRATION OF OWNERSHIP IN THE MASS COMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY  
New York: Harmony Books, 1979. 368 pages. Paperback. 0517540592 0-517-54059-2. Yes, it was a problem 30+ years ago, only worse today. Good data for researchers on Media consolidation.
Near Fine/Wraps. # B3603. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cook, Scott.   MEXICAN BRICK CULTURE IN THE BUILDING OF TEXAS 1800S-1980S  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 338 pages. Hardcover. 089096792X 0-89096-792-X. Number one in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Series, Borderlands Culture and Tradition. B/w photos, endnotes, bibliography, and index.
VG/Near Fine. Has publisher's 'design / production copy' stamped on page edge and small stamp on endpaper. No wear. # E0684. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Corpus Christi Caller-Times, .   KING RANCH: 100 YEARS OF RANCHING 1853-1953  
Corpus Christi: Caller-Times, 1953. 1st ed. 143 pages. Hardcover. History of the King and Kleberg families, and the ranching empire they created in South Texas. B/w photos of family members and others who have played important roles in the growth of the enterprise. All material contained in the book was originally issued as a special edition of the newspaper. Tan cloth-covered boards with brown title and Santa Gertrudis bull on front.
VG/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm. Corners square. Scattered dirt and soiling on exterior. Owner name inside front board. # E1729. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Corpus Christi Caller-Times, .   KING RANCH: 100 YEARS OF RANCHING 1853-1953  
Corpus Christi: Caller-Times, 1953. 1st ed. 143 pages. Hardcover. History of the King and Kleberg families, and the ranching empire they created in South Texas. B/w photos of family members and others who have played important roles in the growth of the enterprise. All material contained in the book was originally issued as a special edition of the newspaper. Tan cloth-covered boards with brown title and Santa Gertrudis bull on front.
VG/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm. Corners square. Edge of spine ends scuffed. Endpapers and foredge foxed. # E1730. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cushman, Robert, & James C. Dobbs.   DESIGN PROFESSIONAL'S HANDBOOK OF BUSINESS AND LAW  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1991. 1st ed. 807 pages. Hardcover. 0471522848 0-471-52284-8. Excellent guide for architects and design professionals covering organization, finance and insurance, contracts, bids, performance and more. Includes cummulative supplement through 1994.
Fine/No Jacket. # B4379. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
De Feo, Joseph A., & William W. Barnard.   JURAN INSTITUTE'S SIX SIGMA: BREAKTHROUGH AND BEYOND  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004. 1st ed. 373 pages. Hardcover. 0071422277 0-07-142227-7. Incorporates the full philosophy and methodology of the Juran Institute. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling.
Fine/Fine. # B6653. $26.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Diamond (editor), John M.   THE SPACE REPORT 2010: THE AUTHORATATIVE GUIDE TO GLOBAL SPACE ACTIVITY  
Colorado Springs: Space Foundation, 2010. 140 pages. Paperback. 0978999339 0-9789993-3-9. A round-up of science, technology, and business in world-wide activity in space exploration. Color photos, charts, and other illustrations. Endnotes and acronym list.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, minor scuffing on back. # E0794. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eckhardt, Robert.   SAFETY AND HEALTH IN THE CONCRETE PRODUCTS INDUSTRY  
San Angelo, TX: ProSafe Environmental, 2000. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0970009305 0-9700093-0-5. Comprehensive safety guidelines for workers in all aspects of the cement & concrete industry. In blue leatherette.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Former library copy, minimal markings. A clean, solid copy. # B3688. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Economist, .   ECONOMIST STYLE GUIDE: A CONCISE GUIDE FOR ALL YOUR BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0471248398 0-471-24839-8.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4360. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ehrich (editor), Terry.   THE HEMMINGS MOTOR NEWS BOOK OF PACKARDS  
Bennington, VT: Hemmings Motor News, 2001. 120 pages. Paperback. 0917808584 0-917808-58-4. Examination of 14 of the great models that made Packard famous. B/w photos on every page.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1427. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Emerson Manufacturing, .   FARMERS' REFERENCE AND ACCOUNT BOOK WITH CATALOGUE 'C' DESCRIBING THE STANDARD LINE OF IMPLEMENTS MADE BY EMERSON MANUFACTURING CO.  
Rockford IL: Emerson Manufacturing Company, . 120 pages. Hardcover. Colorful map of Texas and list of counties bound in front. Farmer's notebook bound in middle of book, but not included in page count. B/w illustrations throughout. Offering cultivators, planters, plows, stalk cutters, mowers, and rakes. And several buggies in the back. Green cloth-covered boards with black title and decoration on front. Nothing with a motor. Catalogue printed for & issued by Branch House, Dallas, Texas.
Fair/No Jacket. Binding and pages very solid, partial cloth exposure in hinges. Couple notes in 'memoranda' and 'stock record'. Two recipes penciled on rear endpaper. Corners worn, boards faded, stained, spotted, and scuffed. # E2093. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Engel, Herbert M.   HOW TO DELEGATE: A GUIDE TO GETTING THINGS DONE  
Houston: Gulf Publishing, 1983. 1st ed. 254 pages. Hardcover. 0872011704 0-87201-170-4.
Fine/Fine. A new book never sold from our old stock. # B3298. $15.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ensminger, M.E.   STOCKMAN'S HANDBOOK, 4TH EDITION 1970  
Danville, IL: The Interstate, 1970. 4th ed. 957 pages. Hardcover. The indispensible guide for ranchers and dairymen. The 1970 edition, collect them all !
Good+/No Jacket. # B2453. $9.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Evans, D. Morier.   FACTS, FAILURES AND FRAUDS: REVELATIONS FINANCIAL, MERCHANTILE, CRIMINAL  
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1968. Reprint. 727 pages. Hardcover. Reprint of 1859 work detailing the financial crises and frauds following the 'Railway Mania". Green cloth with gilt titles, black title block on spine. Tan Dj has brown titles, price intact.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. Edges foxed. Dj has sticker ghost. # B6850. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Franklin, M.J.   BRITISH BISCUIT TINS 1868-1939: AN ASPECT OF DECORATIVE PACKAGING (IN SLIPCASE)  
London: New Cavendish Books, 1979. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. 0904568113 0-904568-11-3. This decorated tin ware is a great example of art in commerce. Hundreds of color photos and descriptions of tins. Landscape format in red boards with bright gilt titles and decorations on front and spine. In fine slipcase decorated in color with advertisements and labels. 13.5 inches wide by 11 inches tall.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear on book or slipcase. Embossed owner name in book. # E0918. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freese, Simon W., & Deborah L. Sizemore.   A CENTURY IN THE WORKS: FREESE AND NICHOLS CONSULTING ENGINEERS 1894-1994  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1994. 1st ed. 435 pages. Hardcover. 0890965617 0-89096-561-7. Biography of people and company that has built much of Texas' infastructur during the past hundred years. B/w photos, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0714. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Friedman, Jack P.   DICTIONARY OF BUSINESS TERMS, 2ND EDITION  
Hauppauge, NY: Barron's, 1994. 2nd ed. 692 pages. Paperback. 0812018338 0-8120-1833-8.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, PON. No reader crease. # B4146. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fuermann, George.   PEDEN-1965: 75 YEARS...AND JUST A BEGINNING  
Houston: Press of Premier, 1965. 1st ed. 50 pages. Hardcover. Early Houston provider of iron, steel, fencing, pipe, etc.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. sharp corners. Dj has several closed tears. # B2384. $29.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gause, Donald C., & Gerald M. Weinberg.   EXPLORING REQUIREMENTS: QUALITY BEFORE DESIGN  
New York: Dorset House, 1989. 1st ed. 299 pages. Hardcover. 0932633137 0-932633-13-7. Clean, tight, unmarked. No indication of use or handling.
Fine/No Jacket. # B6672. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gersdorf, A.G.   SELLING USED BOOKS BY MAIL: A GRASS-ROOTS GUIDE FOR/HOMEWORKER  
Naples, FL: Loup Garou Press, 1990. Revised ed. 151 pages. Paperback. 0962186023 0-9621860-2-3. 2nd edition, revised, enlarged, updated.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A9491. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Gilbreath, Wes, & Mike Barr.   THE ROAD OUT OF TOWN IS A TWO-WAY STREET THE STORY OF WES GILBREATH, SR. AND SIGNAD  
Gatesville, TX: Mike's Books, 2007. 1st ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. How I escaped the cotton patch and lived to tell about it. B/w photos.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Gift inscription signed by the author. # B4077. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gladwell, Malcolm.   OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS  
New York: Back Bay Books, 2008. Reprint. 309 pages. Paperback. 0316017930 0-316-01793-0. Interesting sociological theory of the influence of the world, rather than intelligence, ambition and personality on some of the most successful and achieving people.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 34655. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Godden, Geoffrey.   GODDEN'S NEW GUIDE TO ENGLISH PORCELAIN  
London: Miller's, 2004. 1st ed. 271 pages. Hardcover. 184000987X 1-84000-987-X. History of porcelain and its makers. Hints on forming a collection. Values and comments, bibliography, and index. 270 color photos.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight book has no wear or marks. Dustjacket has a packing crinkle at rear top edge. # E1663. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gouge, William M.   THE FISCAL HISTORY OF TEXAS  
New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1968. Reprint. 327 pages. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1852 economic study of Texas from 1834-1852. Tables, chapter notes, indexed. Has 32 pages of facsimile ads for Lippincott books of the period. BTB 77-B, Raines p.96.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Light foxing, else Near Fine. # A0155. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamilton, Charles W.   EARLY DAY OIL TALES OF MEXICO  
Houston: Gulf Publishing, 1966. 1st ed. 246 pages. Hardcover. The author's recollections (1912-1922) of the days of the great oil boom south of the Rio Grande coincide with periods of revolution & counter-revolution, most colorful & important time in Mexico history.
Near Fine/VG. An unsold copy from the archives, dustjacket is a bit sunfaded. # B7316. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hitt; Middlemist; Mathis, .   MANAGEMENT: CONCEPTS AND EFFECTIVE PRACTICE (3RD ED. 1989)  
Saint Paul: West Publishing, 1989. 3rd ed. 716 pages. Boards. 0314472150 0-314-47215-0. Used college text.
VG/No Jacket. Some underlining and notes. # A6590. $5.25     Inquire Now  
Hoffmann, Edmund, & James M. Gwin.   SUCCESSFUL BROILER GROWING THIRD EDITION  
Mount Morris, IL: Watt Publishing, 1954. 3rd ed. 256 pages. Hardcover. B/w photos, maps, drawings, and diagrams. Everything you need to know to raise chickens for market. Red with gilt title on front and spine.
Good/No Jacket. Firm binding, no PON. Underline throughout. # B6994. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Holcombe, Randall G.   PUBLIC POLICY AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE: MARKET INCENTIVES VERSUS GOVERNMANT PLANNING  
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1995. 1st ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. 0313293589 0-313-29358-9. How government regulations and public policy can have opposite effect of what is intended.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Top front corner bent. # B9288. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Holden, Greg.   SMALL BUSINESS INTERNET FOR DUMMIES  
Foster City, CA: IDG Books, 1998. 1st ed. 381 pages. Paperback. 0764502883 0-7645-0288-3. A bit dated, but covers the main concepts and techniques for running your own online business.
Fine/Wraps. # B1507. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Hughes Tool, .   HUGHES TOOL COMPANY 1936 CATALOG  
Houston: Hughes Tool Company, 1935. 58 pages. Paperback. Green paper cover with ariel view of the Hughes plant on back. B/w photos, data charts, descriptions of all manner of drilling and production parts and tools made and sold by Hughes.
Good/Wraps. Lots of Scotch tape, name couple places and a few notes. This catalog was really used. Cover scuffed, worn, pieces missing along edges. # E2091. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hughes Tool Company, .   HUGHES TOOL COMPANY CATALOG NO. 19 1952-1953  
Houston: Hughes Tool Company, 1952. 64 pages. Hardcover. Hardcover catalog with tabs of nine types of bits, tool joints, and drill collars. Prices included with listings. B/w photos and illustrations throughout. Title page includes index. Black leather-look boards with white and gilt titles and logo.
VG/No Jacket. No wear or marks, but slight age discoloration. # E2090. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ikuta, Yasutoshi.   CRUISE O MATIC: AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISING OF THE 1950S  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1988. 1st Am. ed. 108 pages. Paperback. 0877015325 0-87701-532-5. Mostly color illustrations, largest share of them are full-page. Magazine auto advertising through the decade of the 1950s. Large softcover made with french flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Yight, no wear or writing. Sticker ghost on half-title page. # E1399. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Jesse H.   FIFTY BILLION DOLLARS - MY THIRTEEN YEARS WITH THE RFC 1932-1945 (SIGNED)  
New York: Macmillan, 1951. Reprint. 631 pages. Hardcover. Jesse Jones writes of his years serving the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and how 50 billion dollars were spent. SIGNED in green ink by the author on the front free endpaper to owner. Green cloth-covered boards with silver title on spine. No dustjacket.
Good+/No Jacket. Solid binding, sharp corners, spine ends rolled. Scuffing along spine edges. Top edge foxed. # E1802. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Karoly, Robert Eric.   EMPOWERED INVESTOR  
Chicago: Dearborn, 1998. 1st ed. 218 pages. Paperback. 0793126398 0-7931-2639-8. Practicing ssafe investing by knowing your rights, protecting your investments, and recovering your losses.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no creases, unmarked. # A8920. $3.00     Inquire Now  
Kline, M. Franklin.   OFFICIAL GUIDE FOR SHIPPERS & TRAVELLERS TO THE PRINCIPAL PORTS OF THE WORLD 1928-1929 15TH EDITION  
Osaka: Osaka Shosen Kaisha, 1928. 15th ed. 856 pages. Hardcover. Massive work on marine ports around the world. Arranged geographically with emphasis on Asian ports. Color plates, color maps, b/w photos, hundreds of illustrated ads for shipping lines, manufacturers, hotels, and related marine businesses. Massive 10 pound work measuring 10.5 x 11.5 x 2.2 inches, bound in heavy green cloth with gilt spine titles, embossed cover lettering and decor. Top & bottom edges gilded, thumb-indexed. A great resource on the maritime industry of the period.
Good+/No Jacket. Some soiling to page edges, light rubbing to covers. Solid binding with bright, clean, unmarked interior. # E2138. $250.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Knox Gelatin, .   KNOX GELATIN: DAINTY DESSETS FOR DAINTY PEOPLE  
Johnstown, NY: Charles B. Knox Gelatin, 1924. Reprint. 41 pages. Paperback. Saddle-stapled recipe booklet for Knox Gelatin. B/w line drawings and flourishes, with color images of the desserts. Front cover features image of cow between a black child and a white child, dressed in cook's hats and holding large gelatine desserts. Covers are bright yellow.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small sticker remnant on rear, else very nice. # B2285. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kobayashi-Solomon, Erik.   INTELLIGENT OPTION INVESTOR: APPLYING VALUE INVESTING TO THE WORLD OF OPTIONS (SIGNED)  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015. 1st ed. 317 pages. Hardcover. 007183365X 0-07-183365-X. Personalized gift inscription signed by the author. Learn how to make options a strong contributor to your portfolio.
Fine/Fine. No wear. # B8934. $52.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kowalke, Ron.   STANDARD CATALOG OF INDEPENDENTS: THE STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE AMONG GIANTS  
Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1999. 1st ed. 400 pages. Paperback. 0873415698 0-87341-569-8. Coverage of all major independent auto makers with 8 pages of color photos. Production and technical data. Pricing in six condition grades.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1402. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Laing, Joann Mills.   THE JANUS PRINCIPLE: FOCUSING YOUR COMPANY ON SELLING TO SMALL BUSINESS  
New York: Brick tower Press, 2009. 1st ed. 164 pages. Paperback. 1883283701 1-883283-70-1. How-to for reaching small business buyers.
Fine/Wraps. Bo wear, no marks. # B9332. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   THE PORT OF HOUSTON: IMAGES OF AMERICA  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1467130761 1467130761. Photohistory of the second-largest U.S. port, in spite of its location 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. 2014 marks the beginning of the second century of this transportation giant. Signed by local author and friend of the store, Mark Lardas.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 33725. $19.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lipartito, Kenneth J., & Joseph A. Pratt.   BAKER & BOTTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOUSTON  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1991. 1st ed. 253 pages. Hardcover. 0292707827 0-292-70782-7. Chronicles the 150-year history of Baker & Botts, with emphasis on their role in the economic development of Houston. Index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no owner name or marks. # E1765. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
LLoyd, Lela Latch.   CISCO: CRADLE OF HILTON'S EMPIRE  
Cisco, Texas: LLoyd, 1986. 1st ed. 100 pages. Hardcover. Details the purchase of Conrad Hilton's first hotel and the beginning of his empire.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4076. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lyon, Richards.   VINE TO WINE (SIGNED)  
Napa, CA: Stonecrest Press, 1985. 1st ed. Spiral Bound. Inscribed and signed by the author, his explanatory notes written on many pages.
Near Fine/Wraps. Light foxing on covers, no bends, curls, or creases. # A8433. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
M.K.T. Railroad, .   M.K.T. MISSOURI, KANSAS & TEXAS LINES TIME TABLES 1945 #127  
St. Louis: M.K.T. Railroad Company, 1945. 23 pages. Paperback. The Katy Lines tables No. 127 corrected to February 4, 1945. Centerfold map of the U.S. showing all routes. Stapled booklet.
VG/Wraps. Cover partially separated along spine fold. # B9082. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mablekos, Carole M.   PRESENTATIONS THAT WORK  
New York: IEEE, 1991. 1st ed. 83 pages. Paperback. 0780303059 0-7803-0305-9. Clean, tight, no name or marks.
VG/Wraps. # B6650. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macon, N. Don.   MR. JOHN H. FREEMAN AND FRIENDS: A STORY OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER AND HOW IT BEGAN (SIGNED)  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. 67 pages. Hardcover. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos. Brown cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Uncommon.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, occasional very light foxing. # B9612. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macon, N. Don.   MR. JOHN H. FREEMAN AND FRIENDS: A STORY OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER AND HOW IT BEGAN  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. 67 pages. Hardcover. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos. Brown cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, very light foxing on edges. # E1962. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macon, N. Don.   MR. JOHN H. FREEMAN AND FRIENDS: A STORY OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER AND HOW IT BEGAN  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. 67 pages. Paperback. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, very light foxing on edges and endpapers. # E2098. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mann, Ronald J., & Jane K. Winn.   ELECTRONIC COMMERCE  
New York: Aspen Law & Business, 2002. 1st ed. 679 pages. Hardcover. 0735524971 0-7355-2497-1. Legal and economic textbook on eCommerce, privacy, financial transactions, rules & regs, etc. 2002 edition.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine, unmarked copy. # B6845. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marcus, Stanley.   MINDING THE STORE - A MEMOIR  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1974. 1st ed. 383 pages. Hardcover. 0316546232 0-316-54623-2. Story of Nieman-Marcus in Stanley Marcus' own words. 1st printing.
VG/Good+. Previous owner name. DJ has small nicks along edges. # B2632. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marcus, Stanley.   MINDING THE STORE: A MEMOIR (SIGNED)  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1974. Reprint. 383 pages. Hardcover. 0316546232 0-316-54623-2. Story of Nieman-Marcus in Stanley Marcus' own words. 4th printing, boldly SIGNED by Stanley Marcus on the front free endpaper.
Fine/Good. Previous owner name. DJ edgeworn with tears along spine. # B2630. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mason, D. M.   PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION  
Cleveland: Lincoln Extension Inst., 1958. Revised ed. 169 pages. Hardcover. 'Part of a complete systematic training service in modern industrial management.'
Near Fine/No Jacket. Attractive dark red embossed cover. Clean, tight, no names or marks. # A7725. $10.75     Inquire Now  
McDaniel, Ruel.   ONE MORE SUNRISE  
Lavaca, TX: Historical Publishing, 1965. 165 pages. Hardcover. The story of E.M. Stevens & the Great Western Company, a small-loan company went on to fame & fortune. B/w photos. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Stevens.
Fine/No Jacket. # B2564. $16.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McGillivray, Scott, & Michael Sarracini.   QUICK CASH FOR LIFE  
no place: Visionary Strategies, 2011. 152 pages. Hardcover. Learn how to cash in on real estate to create wealth.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no marks or wear. There is a scuffed place on the front board. # B9836. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
MECO (Maintenance Engineering), .   MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING CORPORATION (MECO) CATALOG NO. 5  
Houston: MECO, 1954. 401 pages. Hardcover. March 1954 catalog from Maintenance Engineering Corporation, Houston, of mechanical equipment for oil and gas. refinery, pipeline, steam, paper, and chemical plants. B/w illustrations, sectionals, schematics, tables, and charts.
VG/No Jacket. First two pages have small losses. No name or marks. Clean, straight and tight. # B9639. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meek, A.J., & Jo Gulledge.   RED PEPPER PARADISE: AVERY ISLAND LOUISIANA  
New Orleans: Audubon Park Press, 1986. 118 pages. Hardcover. 0961645202 0-9616452-0-2. History and natural beauty of the dome where the McIlhenny family locals have produced Tabasco sauce and salt for several generations. Gift message signed by the photographer to previous owner written on yellow sticky-note attached to front flap. Landscape format 12.5 inches wide and 10.25 inches tall, filled with color photos. Foreword by L.Ronald Forman, director of Audubon Park.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0861. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meredith, Jack R., & Samuel J. Mantel, J   PROJECT MANAGEMENT: A MANAGERIAL APPROACH (SIXTH EDITION) W/CDS  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2006. Reprint. 666 pages. Hardcover. 0471715379 0-471-71537-9. Contains Microsoft Project and Crystal Ball Cds in unopened pockets. Clean, tight, PO address label only sign of handling.
Fine/No Jacket. # B6668. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Merrill, A. Roger & Rebecca.   LIFE MATTERS: CREATING A DYNAMIC BALANCE OF WORK, FAMILY, TIME, & MONEY  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003. 1st ed. 261 pages. Hardcover. 0071422137 0-07-142213-7. Foreword by Stephen Covey. Learn to spend your time and money on what matters most
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, crisp, & unmarked, save for a crease on the front flap. # A9511. $10.75     Inquire Now  
Miller, Sidney L.   TOMORROW IN WEST TEXAS: ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES ALONG THE TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1956. 1st ed. 643 pages. Hardcover. Study of agricultural, minining, transportation and other potential industry in West Texas. Indexed. Publisher's announcement laid in.
VG/No Jacket. # B5031. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, James W.   THE ROAD MAP TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING: A STANDARDS-BASED GUIDE  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2006. 1st ed. 405 pages. Paperback. 0471683620 0-471-68362-0. Clean, tight, PO small label, o/w no sign of handling.
Fine/Wraps. # B6699. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moran, Mark F.   WARMAN'S MCCOY POTTERY: IDENTIFICATION AND PRICE GUIDE  
Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2004. 256 pages. Paperback. 0873497791 0-87349-779-1. Historical data on the McCoy company. 1,000 color photos of more than 1,500 McCoy pieces. Descriptions and identification tips.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E1677. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mueller, Mike.   FIFTIES MUSCLE: THE DAWN OF HIGH PERFORMANCE (MUSCLE CAR COLOR HISTORY)  
Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 1996. 1st ed. 128 pages. Paperback. 0760300062 0-7603-0006-2. Colorful illustrated history of high performance cars in as they began in the 1950s. Index.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1401. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Performance Review, & Al Gore.   REACHING PUBLIC GOALS: MANAGING GOVERNMENT FOR RESULTS RESOURCE GUIDE, OCTOBER 1996  
Washington, DC: National Performance, 1996. 79 pages. Paperback. A resource of websites and publications put together by the National Performance Review, led by Al Gore, to help change the way the federal government works.
Fine/Wraps. New, never used. # A8724. $16.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nelson, George.   INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE OF ALBERT KAHN INC.  
Architectural Book Publishing, 1939. 176 pages. Hardcover. History of the firm, b/w photos of factories and plants, some diagrams, elevations and floor plans. Black and light seafoam green cloth-covered boards with black and white titles. Printed on coated paper stock.
Good/No Jacket. Firm sewn binding, no name or marks. Spine is sun discolored and cloth tearing at spine ends. Title page and last page have some foxing,very light occasional foxing to interior pages. # E1494. $190.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parkinson, John.   60 MINUTE SOFTWARE: STRATEGIES FOR ACCELERATING THE INFORMATION DELIVERY PROCESS  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1996. 1st ed. 302 pages. Hardcover. 0471115037 0-471-11503-7. Good guide for the IT manager.
Fine/Fine. # A7334. $8.25     Inquire Now  
Parlato, Maurizio.   ROSSO FERRARI NO. 24  
Hachette, 2005. 1st ed. 72 pages. Paperback. Color photos throughout 2005 edition of book for Ferrari owners.
Near Fine/Wraps. # B7121. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parlato, Maurizio.   ROSSO FERRARI NO. 25  
Hachette, 2006. 1st ed. 72 pages. Paperback. Color photos throughout 2006 edition of book for Ferrari owners.
Fine/Wraps. # B7119. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pate, J'Nell L.   LIVESTOCK LEGACY: THE FORT WORTH STOCKYARDS 1887-1987  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1992. Reprint. 332 pages. Paperback. 0890965307 0-89096-530-7. History of the Union Stockyards, which would help shape Fort Worth economy and character.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1165. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pepsin Syrup Company, .   SALESMEN'S DIARY AND EXPENSE BOOK COMPLIMENTS OF PEPSIN SYRUP COMPANY, MONTICELLO, IL 1927 (DR. CALDWELL'S SYRUP PEPSIN)  
Monticello, IL: Pepsin Syrup Company, 1927. Hardcover. Early day planner from Dr. Cadwell's Pepsin Syrup Company. A few pages of useful data like postal rates, world maps, conversions, etc, then pages for a diary.
VG/No Jacket. Nice, no marks. # B2537. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Persse, James.   PROJECT MANAGEMENT SUCCESS WITH CMMI: SEVEN CMMI PROCESS AREAS  
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 2007. 1st ed. 321 pages. Hardcover. 0132333058 0-13-233305-8. Clean, tight, PO small address label, o/w no sign of use.
Fine/No Jacket. # B6696. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Petro, Sylvester.   KINGSPORT STRIKE  
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1967. 1st ed. 238 pages. Hardcover. Anatomy of strike against a Tennessee publishing company, which began in 1963, and the human cost of that ill-advised event.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, edges foxed. Dj rubbed in places, two small tears front. # A8999. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Petterchak, Janice.   LEGACY OF STYLE: THE STORY OF SHELBY WILLIAMS INDUSTRIES  
Rochester, IL: Legacy Press, 2000. 1st ed. 210 pages. Hardcover. 0965319857 0-9653198-5-7. Biography of Manfred Steinfeld and his furniture company.
Fine/Fine. # B8523. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pirtle III, Caleb.   ENGINEERING THE WORLD: STORIES FROM THE FIRST 75 YEARS OF TEXAS INSTRUMENTS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 2005. 1st ed. 266 pages. Hardcover. 0870745026 0-87074-502-6. Biography of one of the World's leading electronics companies. Color and B/w photos, index.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on top edge, else Fine. # E0756. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pratt, Joseph A., & Christopher Castaned.   BUILDERS: HERMAN AND GEORGE R. BROWN  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1999. 1st ed. 326 pages. Hardcover. 0890968403 0-89096-840-3. Biography examines the brothers business accomplishments, also addresses the political influence and and antiunionism associated with the Brown name. Out of print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, has stamp of A&M Press Design/Production office on top edge. # E2118. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reaves, Jr., William E.   TEXAS ART AND A WILDCATTER'S DREAM: EDGAR B. DAVIS AND THE SAN ANTONIO ART LEAGUE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 97 pages. Paperback. 0890968209 0-89096-820-9. Twenty-nine color plates and twenty-one b/w illustrations. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Near Fine. # E0685. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Red, Ellen Robbins.   EARLY DAYS ON THE BAYOU 1838-1890: THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF HORACE DICKINSON TAYLOR (HOUSTON) (SIGNED)  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1986. 1st ed. 198 pages. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the FFEP. Details the life of the author's great-grandfather, his siblings, and his descendants, and their great enfluence on the growth and civic life of Houston. Several geneological tables, b/w photos, illustrations and maps. Index.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear, no owner name. Pale foxing on top edge. New, out of our archives. # E2123. $23.00   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  
Robinson, Spencer W.   SPINDLETOP: WHERE OIL BECAME AN INDUSTRY 1901-1951  
Beaumont, Texas: Spindletop 50th Anni. Co, 1. 1st ed. 201 pages. Hardcover. Official proceedings of the Spindletop 50th Anniversary Commission program commemorating the discovery of the Spindletop oil field at Beaumont, Texas, January 10, 1901. B/w photos throughout. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks, no fade or discolor. # B9130. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rodengen, Jeffrey L.   THE LEGEND OF MERCURY  
Fort Lauderdale: Write Stuff, 1998. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 0945903235 0-945903-23-5. Biography of the marine engine company and it's founder Carl Kiekhaefer.
Fine/Near Fine. # B8423. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rothstein, editor, Morton.   AGRICULTURAL HISTORY VOL. 59, NUMBER 4, OCTOBER 1985  
Berkeley: Univ. California, 1985. 1st ed. 150 pages. Paperback. A supplement to Agricultural History, published quarterly for the Agricultural History Society. Essays on Punjabi farmers in California,land productivity in India, fruit production in Michigan, profile of frontier and new South migration 1850-1860.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, square. # A9360. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rowe, William Hutchinson.   SHIPBUILDING DAYS IN CASCO BAY 1727-1890: BEING FOOTNOTES TO THE MARITIME HISTORY OF MAINE (1966 REPRINT)  
Freeport, ME: Bond Wheelwright Company, 1966. Reprint. 222 pages. Hardcover. A reprint of the 1929 original. Seventeen b/w illustrations. Map endpapers of Casco Bay. Green tweedcloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Brown dusdjacket with illustration of the Ship Frank Johnson.
Near Fine/VG. Book free of wear or marks. Dustjacket lightly scuffed, mostly at top of spine. # E0993. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rusin, Michael, & Lisa A. Hofmann.   SERIOUS INCIDENTS/U.S. PETROLEUM REFINING INDUSTRY 1985-1989 RESSEARCH STUDY #063  
Washington D.C.: Amer. Petroleum Inst., 1992. 46 pages. Paperback. This paper done for study and discussion of legislative and government proposals.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no rubs, writing, names. # A9441. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Rybczynski, Witold.   ONE GOOD TURN: A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SCREWDRIVER AND THE SCREW  
New York: Scribner, 2000. 1st ed. 173 pages. Hardcover. 068486729X 0-684-86729-X. When asked to write an essay about the best tool of the millenium, the author chose the screw, a tool that changed the course of civilisation.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear on book or Dj, but tape ghost where a gift card was attached to the FEP. Price intact first edition. # B7978. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Saint, Andrew.   THE IMAGE OF THE ARCHITECT  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 1985. Reprint. 180 pages. Paperback. 0300034822 0-300-03482-2. Examines the history of architecture and the position in society of the architect.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Very light fox on top edge. No wear. # B6102. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Salzberg, Richard.   PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT FOR ENGINEERS: THROUGH COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES  
Pasadena, CA: Ralph M. Parsons Co., 1976. 2nd ed. 138 pages. Paperback. Covers technical report writing, oral reports, papers & articles, proposals & presentations, letters, memos, resumes, and general correspondence. Pre email...but it all still applies. Easy to use.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight. No name, marks or creases. # A8735. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Schaffner, Isabella Kruse.   TURKEYS IN TEXAS: A HISTORY OF THE TURKEY INDUSTRY IN TEXAS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1954. 1st ed. 67 pages. Hardcover. Natural history of the turkey and the industry of turkey production.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book or Dj. # B4204. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schoffelmayer, Victor H.   SOUTHWEST TRAILS TO NEW HORIZONS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1960. 1st ed. 249 pages. Hardcover. Light green boards with black title and b/w cotton boll decoration. Two minute tears on Dj back.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges foxed. No wear visible. # B4182. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schofield, Donald F.   INDIANS, CATTLE, SHIPS AND OIL: THE STORY OF W.M.D. LEE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1985. 1st ed. 205 pages. Hardcover. 0292792085 0-292-79208-5. Bio of William McDole Lee, from his days on the Indian Frontier and dealing in Buffalo hides, to ranching on LE, LR and more famous LS Ranch. He later helped create the port of Velasco on the Brazos River and got in on the oil boom after the turn or the century. B/w photos, maps, notes, biblio, index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # B6475. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schwartz, Rosalie.   FLYING DOWN TO RIO: HOLLYWOOD, TOURISTS, AND YANKEE CLIPPERS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 386 pages. Hardcover. 1585443824 1-58544-382-4. Shows the close connection among commerce, aviation, film, and empire as the rise of commercial flight and movies coincided to change American culture.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on top edge, and publisher stamp on title page. # E0702. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sellards, E.H.   SULPHUR: THE STORY OF A VITAL ELEMENT  
Austin: Texas Memorial Museum, 1948. 31 pages. Paperback. Interesting pamphlet on sulphur mining in Texas, being # 7, September 1948 in the Museum Notes series. Much on the costal salt and sulphur mines around Freeport, Boling, Hoskins Mound, Jefferson County, Wharton County, Brazoria County, Orchard Mound and more.
Near Fine/Wraps. A nice, collectible copy. # B1851. $17.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Siegel, Stanley E.   HOUSTON: A CHRONICLE OF THE SUPERCITY ON BUFFALO BAYOU  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1983. 1st ed. 296 pages. Hardcover. 0897810724 0-89781-072-4. Produced in cooperation with Harris County Historical Society. Picture research by Patrick H. Butler III. Traces Houston's growth since it's founding by the Allen brothers in 1836. More than 350 illustrations, 32 pages of color plates.
VG/Near Fine. Clean, tight, Christmas greeting, sharp corners. No wear on Dj, but price-clipped. # B8885. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Siegel, Stanley E.   HOUSTON: A CHRONICLE OF THE SUPERCITY ON BUFFALO BAYOU  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1983. 1st ed. 296 pages. Hardcover. 0897810724 0-89781-072-4. Produced in cooperation with Harris County Historical Society. Picture reasearch by Patrick H. Butler III. Traces Houston's growth since it's founding by the Allen brothers in 1836. More than 350 illustrations, 32 pages of color plates.
VG/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. DJ has closed tear bottom of spine. # B6817. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Elizabeth M.   WALDO LONSBURY SEMON - A MAN OF IDEAS: THE INVENTOR OF PLASTICIZED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE  
Cincinnati: Geon Company, 1993. 1st ed. 59 pages. Hardcover.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B5326. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sonnichsen, C.L., & M.G. McKinney.   STATE NATIONAL SINCE 1881: THE PIONEER BANK OF EL PASO  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1971. 1st ed. 171 pages. Hardcover. 0874040280 0-87404-028-0. Another fine Hertzog design item, in brown pictorial cloth. Center map drawn by Cisneros, sepia photographs, indexed.
Fine/No Jacket. # A7235. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spratt, John S.   ROAD TO SPINDLETOP: ECONOMIC CHANGE IN TEXAS 1875-1901  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1955. 1st ed. 337 pages. Hardcover. Data tables, notes, and index. Covers the decades when Texas changed from wilderness frontier to business and industrial powerhouse. Grey cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles. Cream, brown, and black pictorial dustjacket.
VG/VG. Tight, square and crisp. Foredge and endpapers foxed. No owner name or marks. Dustjacket has some crinkles on edges, but no chips or missing pieces. # E1753. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sterling, Joy.   A CULTIVATED LIFE: A YEAR IN A CALIFORNIA VINEYARD (SIGNED)  
New York: Villard Books, 1993. Reprint. 238 pages. Hardcover. 0679419896 0-679-41989-6. Boldy SIGNED & INSCRIBED to previous owner by the author on the title page, with a date of June 7, 1996.
Fine/Fine. No wear. # B8767. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stewart, Dorothy M.   HANDBOOK OF MANAGEMENT SKILLS SECOND EDITION  
Houston: Gulf Publishing, 1992. Revised ed. 537 pages. Hardcover. 0884150682 0-88415-068-2.
Fine/Fine. A new book, never sold from our old stock. # B3299. $19.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stump & Walter Company, .   STUMP & WALTER CO.'S SEED ANNUAL 1929  
New York: Stump & Walter Company, 1929. 184 pages. Paperback. Catalog of seeds, bulbs, and plants for fruit, vegetables, flowers, and grasses, including turf for landing fields and runways. B/w illustrations on every page, 25 color plates. Also offering all kinds of lawn and garden equipment and tools. Index. Order blanks and a pristine mailing envelope.
Good/Wraps. Stapled binding, all pages firm. Spine is worn, with 1.5 inches of paper cover missing. # E1450. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Swartz, Mimi, & Sherron Watkins.   POWER FAILURE: THE INSIDDE STORY OF THE COLLAPSE OF ENRON (SIGNED  
New York: Doubleday, 2003. 1st ed. 386 pages. Hardcover. 0385507879 0-385-50787-9. Inscribed to owner and signed by Sherron Watkins, the whistle-blower.
VG/VG. Previous owner name, highlighting, 303 written in red crayon inside front board. # B8799. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sweeny, Joe, & Mike Yorkey.   NETWORKING IS A CONTACT SPORT  
Dallas: Benbella Books, Inc., 2010. Reprint. 229 pages. Hardcover. 1935618083 1-935618-08-3. The author stresses the importance of networking and socializing in business success and career development.
Fine/Fine. Appears unread. # B9432. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Taylor, Virginia H.   THE FRANCO-TEXAN LAND COMPANY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1969. 1st ed. 331 pages. Hardcover. 0292784171 0-292-78417-1. Folding map. Big business chicanery is nothing new. There is a sticker ghost on FEP. Text-block edges are lightly foxed. Cornrs are sharp.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj price-clipped, no wear. # B4639. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tisch, Jonathan M.   CHOCOLATES ON THE PILLOW AREN'S ENOUGH: REINVENTING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2007. Reprint. 256 pages. Hardcover. 0470043555 0-470-04355-5. Signed by the author on the half-title page.
Fine/Near Fine. # B8781. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tollison, Robert D.   CLEARING THE AIR: PERSPECTIVES ON ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE  
Lexington, MA: Lexington/D.C. Heath, 1988. Reprint. 148 pages. Hardcover. 0669180076 0-669-18007-6. The editor's stated goal is to present a well-balanced perspective on the ETS issues, but the book was funded by Philip Morris so that goal is suspect. Part of cover design says 'Complimentary Copy'.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, appears never read. # A9367. $7.75     Inquire Now  
U.S. Department of Agriculture, .   1997 CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE, TEXAS STATE AND COUNTY DATA AC97-A-43 VOLUME 1, GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERIES, PART 43A & PART 43B  
Washington D.C.: USDA, 1999. 1st ed. 1258 pages. Paperback. Two volumes containing 1130 pages plus 128 pages of appendices and index. Compiled by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Fine/Wraps. New, two volumes together in publisher shrink-wrap. # A9321. $50.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Upshaw, Hazel Cooke, & Margaret T. Cooke.   MY STATE: TEXAS, ITS NATURAL RESOURCES, INDUSTRY AND OPPORTUNITY  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1951. Revised ed. 291 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated by Frank Stanush. Presented in short dramatic stories to hold the interest of young readers. This is a revision of the 1939 and 1942 books by the same author. Tan cloth-covered boards with blue and red title and Lone Star flag decoration.
Near Fine/Good. Clean, tight, no marks. Dustjacket has edgewear and closed tears, and the spine has faded. # B8206. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vandiver, Frank E.   PLOUGHSHARES INTO SWORDS: JOSIAH GORGAS AND CONFEDERATE ORDNANCE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1994. Reprint. 349 pages. Paperback. 089096632X 0-89096-632-X. A compound study of Josiah Gorgas'life and the Civil War record. The story of munitions supply of the C.S.A. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E1421. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weaver, Robert J.   GRAPE GROWING  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1976. Reprint. 371 pages. Hardcover. 0471923249 0-471-92324-9. Everything you need to know to go into growing grapes and wine production. Glossary and bibliography. B/w drawings throughout. White Dj is tanned, especially on spine.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Newspaper article has discolored FEP. # B6048. $52.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilkinson, Vega.   SPODE-COPELAND-SPODE: THE WORKS AND ITS PEOPLE 1770-1970  
Suffolk UK: Antique Collectors' Club, 2002. 1st ed. 295 pages. Hardcover. 1851493646 1-85149-364-6. History of the company and information on artists, workers, and administrators. B/w photos and many b/w and color illustrations of the wares.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E1640. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Williams, Scott E.   HARDCORE HISTORY: THE EXTREMELY UNAUTHORIZED STORY OF ECW, UPDATED EDITION  
Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing LLC, 2007. 1st ed. 261 pages. Paperback. 1596702257 1-59670-225-7. Inside story of battling wrestling promoters.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1721. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Winchester Repeating Arms, .   WINCHESTER'S REPEATING FIRE ARMS, RIFLED MUSKETS, CARBINES, HUNTING AND TARGET RIFLES, ETC. AND METALLIC CARTRIDGES OF ALL KINDS  
Jon R. Wilkinson/Chas Worman, 1966. Reprint. 64 pages. Paperback. Facsimile reprint of the Winchester Company Catalogue of May 1st, 1878. B/w illustrations throughout. Gray card cover with black titles on front, arial view of Winchester's factory on back cover.
VG/Wraps. Binding tight, no name or marks, but faint coffee spill on back and foredge. # E0955. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Young, Earle B.   GALVESTON AND THE GREAT WEST  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1997. 1st ed. 232 pages. Hardcover. 0890967733 0-89096-773-3. Good history on Galveston's role and influence as a major port in western expansion, commerce and immigration. Notes, indexed, b/w photos.
New/New. # 16076. $27.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Young, Isabel N.   THE STORY OF COFFEE: HISTORY, GROWING, PREPARATION FOR MARKET, CHARACTERISTICS, VACUUM PACKING, BREWING  
New York: Bureau of Coffee Info., 1932. Reprint. 25 pages. Paperback. Center-fold map of the world showing coffee growing areas. Recipes using coffee. Bibliography of information sources. Everything about coffee from the Bureau of Coffee Information, except of course the exploitation of the people growing it. B/w illustrations, center map.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Cover mildly silverfished near edges. # B9081. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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