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Alexander, Caroline.   THE ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON'S LEGENDARY ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION  
New York: Knopf, 1999. 1st ed. 212 pages. Paperback. 0375404031 0-375-40403-1. Published in association with the American Museum of Natural History. B/w photos by Frank Hurley on every page.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Small sticker removed inside front cover. # B7734. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alexander, Thomas E., & Dan K. Utley.   FADED GLORY: A CENTURY OF FORGOTTEN TEXAS MILITARY SITES, THEN AND NOW  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 224 pages. Paperback. 1603446990 1-60344-699-0. Seven maps show location of sites dating from the Mexican War, Indian Wars, Civil War, and every other conflict through World War II. Drawings, color photos and other illustrations, index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0739. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ammidown, Holmes.   HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS VOLUME ONE: OXFORD, MA; DUDLEY, MA; WEBSTER, MA; AND WOODSTOCK, CT (ORIGINALLY IN MA)  
Bowie MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1995. Reprint. 557 pages. Paperback. 0788403079 0-7884-0307-9. Each town's history is discussed from its formation/settlement to the time the book was originally published, 1874. Foldout maps and surname index.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1990. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, Clayton C.   THE ORDINARY SPACEMAN: FROM BOYHOOD DREAMS TO ASTRONAUT (SIGNED)  
Lincoln: Univ. Nebraska, 2015. 348 pages. Hardcover. 0803262825 0-8032-6282-5. Small-town Nebraska boy to life on the International Space Station. Foreword by Nevada Barr. Section of color photos. Signed by the author on the title page to owner who was a NASA engineer.
Fine/Fine. No wear. # E1949. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, Donald F.   WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT: A CONSERVATIVE'S CONCEPTION OF THE PRESIDENCY  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2002. Reprint. 355 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in dark green leather with five raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0233. $27.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arnold, A.A.   SEQUENCE OF TAKE-DOWN AND ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS WINCHESTER MODEL 42 SLIDE ACTION SINGLE BARREL REPEATING SHOTGUN 410 BORE  
New Haven CT: Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp.,. 102 pages. Paperback. Drawings and instructions for cleaning and repair of this specific gun. Blue card cover. Produced for Products Service Department, Winchester-Western Division. .
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear. Faded at stapled edge. Owner name embossed inside, no othermarks. # E2054. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arnold, A.A.   SEQUENCE OF TAKE-DOWN AND ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS WINCHESTER MODEL 12 FEATHERWEIGHT  
New Haven CT: Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp.,. 85 pages. Paperback. Drawings and instructions for cleaning and repair of this specific gun. Undated, but along with other publications in this series must be late 1950s. Blue card cover. Produced for Products Service Department, Winchester-Western Division. .
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear. Faded near stapled edge. Owner name embossed inside, no other marks. Small silverfish nibbled hole in titlepage. # E2053. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arnold, A.A.   SEQUENCE OF TAKE-DOWN AND ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS WINCHESTER MODEL 94 LEVER ACTION CARBINE  
New Haven CT: Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp, . 1st ed. 63 pages. Paperback. Made for the Products Service Department, Winchester-Western Division. Drawings and instructions on every page. Three pages field notes at rear. Magazine format in red card cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. Owner name embossed inside. No other marks.Upper corner bumped. # E2052. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arnold, A.A.   SEQUENCE OF TAKE-DOWN AND ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS WINCHESTER MODEL 12 SLIDE ACTION REPEATING SHOTGUN  
New Haven CT: Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp.,. 116 pages. Paperback. Drawings and instructions for cleaning and repair of this specific gun. Blue card cover. Produced for Products Service Department, Winchester-Western Division. Undated but drawings are all dated 1957. .
Near Fine/Wraps. Faded at stapled edge. Owner name embossed inside, no other marks. Lightly scuffed at spine ends. # E2055. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aubry, Eugene, & Stephen Fox.   BORN ON THE ISLAND: THE GALVESTON WE REMEMBER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 1603447962 1-60344-796-2. Sixty-seven drawings and watercolors by architect Aubry and commentary by historian Fox capture Galveston's historic architecture.
Near Fine/Fine. Never sold copy, has publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2120. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aubry, Eugene, & Stephen Fox.   BORN ON THE ISLAND: THE GALVESTON WE REMEMBER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 1603447962 1-60344-796-2. Sixty-seven drawings and watercolors by architect Aubry and commentary by historian Fox capture Galveston's historic architecture.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Never sold copy, has publisher stamp on endpaper. Upper rear corner bumped. # E2121. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barrett, Judy.   WHAT MAKES HEIRLOOM PLANTS SO GREAT¨: OLD-FASHIONED TREASURES TO GROW, EAT & ADMIRE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. 1st ed. 144 pages. Paperback. 1603442197 1-60344-219-7. Illustrated throughout by Victor Z. Martin. Growing directions and recipes.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E2102. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barsness, Larry.   HEADS, HIDES & HORNS: THE COMPLEAT BUFFALO BOOK  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 2000. Reprint. 233 pages. Paperback. 0875650171 0-87565-017-1. History and myth, Indians and buffalo hunters, this book tells the story of the icon of the American West. B/w illustrations, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E2105. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bartley, Scott A. (editor).   VERMONT FAMILIES IN 1791, VOLUME 2  
Saint Albens: Genealogical Society Vermont, . 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 0897250869 0-89725-086-9. Extensive genealogicasl listings of Vermont residents. Bound in teal cloth with gilt lettering. Volume 2.
Fine/No Jacket. A very fine, unmarked copy. # E2128. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bartley, Scott A. (editor).   VERMONT FAMILIES IN 1791, VOLUME 1  
Cambden, Maine: Picton Press, 1998. Reprint. 281 pages. Hardcover. 0897250869 0-89725-086-9. Extensive genealogicasl listings of Vermont residents. Bound in teal cloth with gilt lettering.
Fine/No Jacket. A very fine, unmarked copy. # E2127. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bate, W.N.   GENERAL SIDNEY SHERMAN - TEXAS SOLDIER, STATESMAN AND BUILDER  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1974. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. Biography of General Sherman, who led the left wing in Battle of San Jacinto, built a railroad and defended Galveston in the Civil War.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Just a hint of foxing on text-block foxed. # A2956. $41.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berton, Pierre.   ARCTIC GRAIL: THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE AND THE NORTH POLE, 1818-1909  
New York: Lyons Press, 2001. Reprint. 672 pages. Paperback. 1585741167 1-58574-116-7. History of the many 19th century treks and expeditions across the frozen white wasteland, arms outstretched across the tundra, mile after mile. Covers explorers including Parry; Barrow; Ross; Back; Dease & Simpson; Rae; McClure; Hayes; Hall; Kane; Franklin; Admunsen; Nansen; Peary; Cook and others. B/w illustrations, 44 b/w maps, index & bibliography.
Near Fine/Wraps. A very nice copy. # B7551. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Blatty, William Peter.   THE EXORCIST (EASTON SIGNED COLLECTOR'S EDITION)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2000. Special ed. 340 pages. Leather. In black leather with three raised spine bands, gilt title and decoration, all edges gilt. Silk ribbon marker and moire endpapers. Book is signed by the author and includes Certificate of Authenticity, also signed by the author and two others. Publisher's note card laid in.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E0347. $447.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boggan, W.D.   CHILDREN'S SPOOKY TALES  
Kingsville, TX: Boggan, 1980. 57 pages. Paperback. Privately published children's scary stories set in Falfurrias and South Texas. Illustrated with b/w costume photos, probably author's family members. Quite well done. Not dated, but circa 1975-1985. Unusual and scarce.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A8587. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bonar, Ann.   ALL COLOR GUIDE TO HOUSEPLANTS [OCTOPUS BOOKS, 1977]  
London: Octopus Books, 1977. 157 pages. Hardcover. 0706408427 0-7064-0842-7. A well-illustrated guide to the care, propagation and uses of plants to bring color and life into the home.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B7677. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bonar, Ann.   ALL COLOR GUIDE TO HOUSEPLANTS [OCTOPUS BOOKS, 1977]  
London: Octopus Books, 1977. 157 pages. Hardcover. 0706408427 0-7064-0842-7. A well-illustrated guide to the care, propagation and uses of plants to bring color and life into the home.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives, spine a bit sun faded. # B7676. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Breathed, Berkeley.   HIS KISSES ARE DREAMY: ANOTHER TENDER OUTLAND COLLECTION  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1994. 1st ed. Paperback. 0316108677 0-316-10867-7. Clean, tight, crisp. Stated first edition. Smallremainder mark on bottom edge.
Fine/Wraps. # B6660. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brook, Stephen.   HONKYTONK GELATO: TRAVELS THROUGH TEXAS  
New York: Paragon House, 1988. Reprint. 283 pages. Paperback. 1557780056 1-55778-005-6. Englishman writes about his travels through modern Texas. First softcover printing.
Near Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling, but very light foxing on edges. # B7266. $4.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryant, Jr., Keith L.   CULTURE IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST: THE EARTH, THE SKY, THE PEOPLE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 379 pages. Hardcover. 0890969485 0-89096-948-5. Traces the development of 'high culture' in the southwest as it was modified by the region. B/w photos, bibliography, and index.
New/New. New copies. Now out of print in hardcover. # E2146. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bunkley, Anita.   EMILY, THE YELLOW ROSE: A TEXAS LEGEND (SIGNED)  
Houston: Rinard Publishing, 1990. Reprint. 203 pages. Paperback. 096240120X 0-9624012-0-X. A novel of the woman who was present at the Battle of San Jacinto to assist the Texans to victory over Santa Anna. SIGNED by the author, with a custom bookmark laid in.
Fine/Wraps. A new copy. # B4897. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burke, Ruth, & Don Holbrook.   SEABROOK: IMAGES OF AMERICA  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2010. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 0738579408 0-7385-7940-8. A collection of historic and modern images of this coastal Texas Community which has survived hurricanes, seen the arrival of NASA and the modern age. Dozens of b/w and sepia photos throughout.
New/Wraps. A new book. # 30403. $19.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Camesasca, Ettore.   MANTEGNA: THE LIBRARY OF GREAT MASTERS  
New York: Scala/Riverside, 1982. 80 pages. Paperback. 1878351168 1-878351-16-8. Biography and history of the works of 15th century artist Andrea Mantegna with color plates on every page.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease on spine. # B7819. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, Jimmy.   A KEEPING FAITH: MEMOIRS OF A PRESIDENT (SIGNED)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1982. Limited ed. 622 pages. Leather. Gray leather with four raised bands and bright gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon marker. B/w photos. Jimmy Carter's autobiography in Easton's Library of the Presidents Series. SIGNED by Jimmy Carter in blue ink.
VG/No Jacket. No wear on boards, but a few small scuffs on gilt edges. Owner bookplate and 39th-Dem inside front board in black marker. # B9604. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cernan, Eugene.   LAST MAN ON THE MOON: ASTRONAUT EUGENE CERNAN AND AMERICA'S RACE IN SPACE (SIGNED)  
New York: St. Martin's, 1999. Reprint. 356 pages. Hardcover. 0312199066 0-312-19906-6. Memoir of Gemini & Apollo era astronaut & commander of Apollo 17, our last manned mission to the Moon. Co-written With Don Davis. INSCRIBED & SIGNED to previous owners on the title page by the late Gene Cernan. B/w photos, indexed.
Fine/Fine. A very nice copy. # E0205. $97.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chaikin, Andrew.   A MAN ON THE MOON: THE VOYAGES OF THE APOLLO ASTRONAUTS (SIGNED)  
New York: Viking, 1994. 1st ed. 670 pages. Hardcover. 0670814466 0-670-81446-6. A business card inscribed to a NASA engineer, SIGNED by the author, and dated 1994 is taped to the front endpaper. Also inscribed to the engineer's wife opposite the title page, SIGNED by the author and dated 2000. First printing. Includes packet of ephemera about 25th anniversary celebration of Lunar Landing.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # E1952. $125.00   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.
Fine/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of the store. # 29192. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chavez, Cesar, (Jensen & Hammerback, ed).   THE WORDS OF CESAR CHAVEZ  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2005. Reprint. 199 pages. Paperback. 1585441708 1-58544-170-8. The text of 36 addresses delivered by Chavez showing his gift of language and oratory in his efforts to organize and better the lives of migrant farm workers and other laborers.
Near Fine/Wraps. New copy with small publisher's stamp on half title page. # E1179. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chavez, Cesar, (Jensen & Hammerback ed).   THE WORDS OF CESAR CHAVEZ  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2002. 1st ed. 199 pages. Hardcover. 1585441694 1-58544-169-4. Speeches by union activist Chavez in his efforts to organize and better the lives of migrant farm workers and other laborers. A few b/w photos. Now out of print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on top edge and publisher stamp inside. # E0703. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chumbley, Joe W.   KENTUCKY TOWN AND ITS BAPTIST CHURCH, OR, ANN ELIZA AND PLEASANT HILL  
Houston: D. Armstrong Company, 1979. 1st ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. History of the Kentucky Town area of Grayson County, in northeast Texas. Church history, Civil War records, tales of Quantrill's Raiders, genealogy & cemetery records. B/w photos, indexed. Scarce. In green embossed cloth with gilt lettering. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the author. # B3101. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Coelho, Paulo.   THE ILLUSTRATED ALCHEMIST (EASTON LIMITED SIGNED COLLECTOR'S EDITION)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2013. Limited ed. 198 pages. Leather. In red leather with four raised spine bands, gilt and blue title and decoration, all edges gilt. Illustrated with color plates by Moebius and translated from Portuguese by Alan R. Clarke. Silk ribbon marker and moire endpapers. Book is signed by the author and includes Certificate of Authenticity, also signed by the author and two others. Publisher's note card. In red cloth-covered slipcase with same gilt and blue decoration. This is number 574 of 1,000 in the limited edition.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear on book or slipcase. # E0348. $460.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Competent Authorities, .   SONGS THAT NEVER GROW OLD  
New York: Syndicate Publishing Co., 19.9. 256 pages. Hardcover. Sixteen pages of b/w photos of musical celebrities precede the title page. Songs are indexed after the title page. Greencloth-covered boards with gilt title on front and spine and decorations in darker green.
VG/No Jacket. Tight binding, no name or marks. Top edge is foxed. Spine is darkened at top and along edges. Corners square. Boards have some light scuffing. # E2129. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cooke, John Esten.   A LIFE OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE (1876 D. APPLETON PRINTING)  
New York: D. Appleton, 1876. Reprint. 577 pages. Hardcover. Dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt title and decorations. B/w illustrations, engraved portraits and maps, including folding map of a portion of the valley of Virginia. Several pages publisher advertisements. 1876 reprint of the 1871 original.
VG/No Jacket. Paper breaking at internal hinges. No name or marks, save for small ink notation inside rear board. Corners scuffed through to cardboard, Spine ends frayed. # E1856. $85.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cornebise, Alfred Emile.   ART FROM THE TRENCHES: AMERICA'S UNIFORMED ARTISTS IN WORLD WAR II  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 157 pages. Paperback. 1623492025 1-62349-202-5. Presents a comprehensive account of the US Army art program in World War I. Sixty b/w illustrations. Book made with french-flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on endpaper. Tiny scuff on one corner. # E2108. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crooks, Col. Kelley, & Mark Lardas.   WARSHIPS AT SEAWOLF PARK (SIGNED)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2018. 1st ed. 126 pages. Paperback. 1467102628 1467102628. War history of the two ships, the USS Cavalla, an attack submarine and the destroyer-escort USS Stewart, the establishment of the park, and their difficult restoration. Over 100 B/w photos throughout.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED on the title page by Mark Lardas, a friend of our store. # 36669. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Curtis, Edward S., & A.D. Coleman.   PORTRAITS FROM NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN LIFE  
Edison, NJ: BBS Publishing, 1972. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 1603760814 1-60376-081-4. More than eighty sepia-toned photos selected from a larger comprehensive work on all aspects of Indian life. Each plate has descriptive paragraph from Edward Curtis' own personal impressions. Introduction by A.D. Coleman about Curtis' work, and separate essay by T.C. McLuhan about Curtis' life. Large 17.5 x 14 inch landscape format.
Fine/Good+. Book tight, no name or marks, or wear. Dustjacket has 1.5" tear at lower front flap fold. # E1936. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Darnell, Rezneat.   THE AMERICAN SEA: A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE GULF OF MEXICO  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2015. 1st ed. 554 pages. Boards. 1623492823 1-62349-282-3. Marine science text on the Gulf, its geology, weather, flora & fauna and more. A few color plates, mostly b/w illustrations, charts and graphs.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Unsold copy with slight bruise to corner. # E0645. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, Deering.   ALEXANDRIA HOUSES 1750-1830  
New York: Bonanza Books, 1946. Reprint. 128 pages. Hardcover. 051701730X 0-517-01730-X. B/w photos, drawings, and maps, descriptions of the houses, their details and history. Listed are structures erected before 1830, and still extant in 1946. 1980s reprint of the 1946 publication by Architectural Book Publishing Company. Brown paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine. Colorful street scene on the dustjacket.
VG/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. A never-sold book from our archives. Light foxing on top edge and foredge. # E2162. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Deac, Wilfred P.   ROAD TO THE KILLING FIELDS: THE CAMBODIAN WAR OF 1970-1975  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1997. 1st ed. 307 pages. Hardcover. 0890967504 0-89096-750-4. History of military and political actions in Southeast Asia. B/w photos and maps. List of acronyms, bibliography, and index. Out of print.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, stamped on top edge as file copy of A&M Design/Production office. # E2117. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dennis, Lisl, & Landt Dennis.   SANTA FE  
Houston: Herring Press, 1989. Reprint. Hardcover. 0917001060 0-917001-06-0. A colorful photographic essay on Santa Fe, displaying arts, cultures, architecture, and outdoor scenery. Unpaginated. 1989 third printing of 1987 publication.
Fine/Fine. New copy from our archives. # E2159. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dexemple, Craig Klein.   EL SILBON DE VENEZUELA  
Spanish Cuentos, 2018. Reprint. 56 pages. Paperback. 0991203828 0-9912038-2-8. A novelette for first-year Spanish students introduces the people and culture of Venezuela.
New/Wraps. New book. # E2092. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dimmick, Gregg J.   GENERAL VICENTE FILISOLA'S ANALYSIS OF JOSE URREA'S MILITARY DIARY  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2007. 1st ed. 350 pages. Hardcover. 0876112246 0-87611-224-6. A forgotten 1888 publicationby an eyewitness to the Texas revolution. Translated by John R. Wheat and edited by Gregg J. Dimmick.
New/New. A new copy. # E2151. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Donleavy, J.P.   THE GINGER MAN (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1978. Limited ed. 386 pages. Leather. Green leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Four raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in black ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Skip Liepke. Includes editors booklet. .
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No wear. # E1500. $47.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dressman, Fran.   GUS WORTHAM: PORTRAIT OF A LEADER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 284 pages. Paperback. 1623491541 1-62349-154-1. Gus Wortham was a business and civic leader who left Houston a legacy of cultural institutions.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear or marks except publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2119. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Durrell, Lawrence.   JUSTINE (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. Limited ed. 243 pages. Leather. Wine leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Two raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in blue ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by David Palladini. Includes editors booklet. .
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No wear. # E1482. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Early; Lee; Longstreet, & Chamberlain; G.   MEMOIRS OF THE CIVIL WAR GENERALS (EASTON PRESS, 6 VOLUME SET) JUBAL EARLY, ROBERT E. LEE, JAMES LONGSTREET, U.S. GRANT, CHAMBERLAIN  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2005. Collector's Ed. Leather. Complete 6-volume series from Easton Press, being reprints of the memoirs of Civil War generals. Union Generals are bound in a dark blue leather and the Confederates are bound in a medium gray leather. Each volume with 4 raised spine bands, gilt decor, lettering & page edges, moire endpapers, & ribbon. A handsome set.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Leather covers are Fine, gilt edges show minor scuffs and a faint trace of sticker ghost on front endpapers from removed bookplates. No names or marks. Bindings are tight and appear unread. # B9748. $384.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eddy, Mary Baker G.   SCIENCE AND HEALTH WITH KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES  
Boston: E.J. Foster Eddy, 1893. Reprint. 651 pages. Hardcover. Seventy-fourth edition, revised. Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt crown and cross emblem on front and gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Binding firm. Owner name dated 1893. Corners square, but a little bent. Several small places on cover silverfish nibbled. # E2135. $175.00   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  
Enquist, Marshall.   WILDFLOWERS OF THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY (SIGNED)  
Austin: Lone Star Botanical, 1987. 1st ed. 275 pages. Paperback. 0961801301 0-9618013-0-1. Good descriptions and color photos of each flower. Bibliography, glossary, and index. Inscribed 'For K...., Good luck with this book. Hope you enjoy it. Happy plant watching!' signed by the author and dated 4/21/88. First printing.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no reader crease. Very pale foxing on edges. # E2095. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Exley, Jo Ella Powell.   FRONTIER BLOOD: THE SAGA OF THE PARKER FAMILY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 331 pages. Hardcover. 1585441368 1-58544-136-8. Follows the Parker clan as they migrated to Texas, Cynthia's Comanche captivity, her son Quanah's role as war chief and peace-maker. Endnotes, bibliography, and index.
New/New. A new copy. # E2152. $59.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ezell, Camp.   THE HISTORICAL STORY OF BEE COUNTY, TEXAS  
Texas: Beeville Publishing, 1973. 298 pages. Hardcover. Good history of Bee County in south Texas with 39-page section of b/w photos. In green cloth covers with bright gilt lettering. SIGNED and dated by the author.
Fine/No Jacket. # A0133. $52.00     Inquire Now  
Fadiman, Clifton.   WORLD TREASURY OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE IN TWO VOLUMES, BOOK I AND BOOK II  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1984. 1st ed. 629 pages. Hardcover. 0316273023 0-316-27302-3. Anthology containing 140 children's stories by contirutors from Aesop to Zimnik, many with their original illustrations. Index of titles, index of contributors, and index of first lines.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Lower corners lightly bent. Bright dustjackets have no tears, but corners scuffed, and wrinkles at spine tops. Stated first edition. # E1667. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farris, Lynne.   FRESH FELT FLOWERS: 17 STUNNING FLOWERS TO SEW AND DISPLAY  
Lafayette, CA: C&T Publishing, 2007. 79 pages. Paperback. 1571204156 1-57120-415-6. Projects for all skill levels. Large folding pull-out pattern sheets never removed. Full color throughout.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, tight binding, corners lightly fluffed. # B9828. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fehrenbach, T.R.   LONE STAR: A HISTORY OF TEXAS AND THE TEXANS (SIGNED)  
New York: American Legacy Press, 1982. Reprint. 761 pages. Hardcover. 0517402807 0-517-40280-7. The people, politics, and events that have shaped Texas. Double-page map. Indexed. Inscribed to owner, and SIGNED by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, lightly rubbed lower corners and lower spine. Dustjacket has light creases top of spine. # E1838. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fehrenbach, T.R.   LONE STAR: A HISTORY OF TEXAS AND THE TEXANS (SIGNED)  
New York: American Legacy Press, 1982. Reprint. 761 pages. Hardcover. 0517402807 0-517-40280-7. The people, politics, and events that have shaped Texas. Double-page map. Indexed. SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper. Previous owners gift inscription on 2nd free endpaper.
Good+/VG. Pages are somewhat tanned. # E2175. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ferguson, John C.   HELLCATS: THE 12TH ARMORED DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II  
Austin: State House Press, 2004. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. 188051088X 1-880510-88-X. History of the formation and service of the 12th Armored Division. B/w photos, bibliography, and index.
New/Wraps. Publisher stamp on top edge. # E2107. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ferrell, Vance.   THE EVOLUTION HANDBOOK  
Altamont, TN: Evolution Facts, Inc., 2005. Reprint. 992 pages. Paperback. Almost a 1,000 pages of science denial and creationism about their 6,000 year-old planet. The exapnded edition, 2nd printing.
Fine/Wraps. New copies. # E2122. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Force, Bud.   TEXAS TASK FORCE 1: URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2011. 1st ed. 143 pages. Paperback. 160344288X 1-60344-288-X. Documents training and deployment of Texas' primary search and rescue team.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on frontendpaper. # E2104. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Forsyth, Frederick.   PHANTOM OF MANHATTAN (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1999. Limited ed. 177 pages. Leather. In black leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Illustrated by Bruce Waldman. Signed in blue ink by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet. Signed 1st edition limited to 1,000 unnumbered copies. .
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0324. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fowles, John.   THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited ed. 489 pages. Leather. Dark blue leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in blue ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese. Includes editors booklet. .
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no indication of use or handling. Edges of moire endpapers have have faded because of rayon content in the fabric. # E1470. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freeman, Douglas Southall.   WASHINGTON: AN ABRIDGEMENT IN ONE VOLUME  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1985. Reprint. 780 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in very dark blue leather with five raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w illustrations and maps. Abridgement by Richard Harwell of the seven volume GEORGE WASHINGTON by Freeman. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. A few small flaws in edge gilt. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0241. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fuermann, George.   HOUSTON: THE FEAST YEARS, AN ILLUSTRATED ESSAY  
Houston: Premier Printing, 1962. 1st ed. 51 pages. Hardcover. With woodcuts by Lowell Collins and modern photos by Owen Johnson. B/w illustrations on every page.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. Dustjacket has some age-tanning and is price-clipped. # B7692. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Girodias, editor, Maurice.   THE OLYMPIA READER: SELECTIONS FROM THE TRAVELLER'S COMPANION SERIES  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1967. Reprint. 699 pages. Paperback. First Ballantine printing with "every word of the $12.50 Grove Press edition". Small corner of cover bent along with half dozen pages.
Good+/Wraps. Tight, no PON or marks. Cover light wear, half inch tear top front. # B4324. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goldman, William.   WHICH LIE DID I TELL¨: MORE ADVENTURES IN THE SCREEN TRADE (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 2000. Limited ed. 489 pages. Leather. In very dark blue leather, with three raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Illustrated by Mark Rogalski. Index. SIGNED by the author. Includes publisher information sheet. Signed 1st edition limited to 1,200 copies. .
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0321. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graham, Don (editor).   LITERARY AUSTIN  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2007. 1st ed. 461 pages. Hardcover. 0875653421 0-87565-342-1. Selections from some of Austin's distinguished writers including O. Henry, Dave Oliphant, John Lomax, Roy Bedichek, Liz Carpenter, Mary Lasswell, John Henry Faulk, Walter P. Webb, J. Frank Dobie, Ann Richards, Larry McMurty, Molly Ivins and many others.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine and unread. # E2148. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, Colby D.   HISTORY OF TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1947. 1st ed. 380 pages. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the title page. The story of a frontier school and its rise to greatness over 75 years. Campus arial view endpapers. Blue colth-covered boards with bright gilt titles and horned frog on the front. Purple dustjacket with oval vignettes of campus buildings.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, very firm binding, no owner name or marks. Jacket has scuffs on edges and chips on corners. # B8323. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamilton, D.H.   HISTORY OF COMPANY M, FIRST TEXAS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY HOOD'S BRIGADE, LONGSTREET'S CORPS, ARMY OF THE CSA  
Waco: Morrison, 1962. 1st ed. 91 pages. Hardcover. Written in 1925 by a sergeant who survived the war and returned to Texas. Typed in 1962, 250 copies printed on bond paper. Five were bound in full leather and 245 in cloth, this being one in dark red cloth with gilt titls.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B1913. $153.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamner, Laura V.   LIGHT 'N HITCH: A COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL WRITING DEPICTING LIFE ON THE HIGH PLAINS (SIGNED)  
Dallas: American Guild Press, 1958. 1st ed. 350 pages. Hardcover. Appendices and index. Index of paintings, illustrations, and maps. Front endpaper is map of the South High Plains showing counties, trails, and railroads. Rear endpaper displays 96 High Plains cattle brands. Tan leather-look boards with brown illustration on front and brown title on spine. Yellow dustjacket has brown illustration and titles. Inscribed to owner, and signed by the author, dated December 1958.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, edges have pale foxing. Dustjacket has several chips and small edge tears. # E2113. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hargrove, Thomas R.   A DRAGON LIVES FOREVER: WAR AND RICE IN VIETNAM'S MEKONG DELTA  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2008. Reprint. 472 pages. Paperback. 1603440607 1-60344-060-7. Serving as an advisor to the Vietnamesesa as First Lieutenant, the author was there to help farmers improve rice yield. He lived with the people, as they lived. Written from his journals of the secret war for the people of the country.
Near Fine/Wraps. Without wear. Publisher stamp on halftitle page. # E2157. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hastings, Howard L.   WATCH: SHEPHERD OF THE RANGE  
New York: Cupples & Leon, 1939. 278 pages. Hardcover. Story for young readers about thre ranch kids and their sheep-hearding dog. Lots of adventures. Pale orange boards with red titles on front and spine. Top edge dyed red. No dustjacket.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges. Corners lightly bumped. No name or marks. # E2088. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hawkins, Walace.   CASE OF JOHN C. WATROUS, UNITED STATES JUDGE FOR TEXAS: A POLITICAL STORY OF HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS  
Dallas: University Press in Dallas, 1950. 109 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the life of Watrous, an Attorney General for the Republic of Texas, then first U.S. Judge for Texas, and his travails against political rivals. B/w illus, fold-out letter. Very nice. Limited to 1,200 copies, with book design by Carl Hertzog. Published by Southern Methodist University Press.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Immaculate. # B9084. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hemingway (editor), Ernest.   MEN AT WAR: THE BEST WAR STORIES OF ALL TIME  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1942. 1st ed. 1072 pages. Hardcover. Eighty-two short stories of conflicts over the past 2,000 years. Gift inscription 'Seasons Greetings to one of our Fighting Warriors, dated Christmas 1942'. First printing.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, gift inscription. A few slightly lightend spots on cover. # E2026. $47.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hemsworth, Jerri, & Doug Davis.   LIGHTHOUSES OF THE CHESAPEAKE  
John Hinde Curteich, 1999. 32 pages. Paperback. 1889467251 1-889467-25-1. Map illustration by Rebekah Beaton. Thirty-two lighthouse color photos, with description and history of each.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Price sticker on back. # B4311. $2.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hersey, John.   THE WALL  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1982. Limited ed. 579 pages. Leather. Dark green leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Four raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in blue ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Luba Krugman Gurdus. Includes editors booklet. .
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no indication of use or handling. Endpaper faded a little along edges. # E1473. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hiscox, Edward T.   STAR BOOK FOR FOR MINISTERS  
Boston: Judson Press, 1906. Reprint. 271 pages. Hardcover. Suggestions to ministers for all occasions, scripture selection. Ecclesiastical forms and blanks, tables of Biblical facts and figures. Black flex-cloth cover with bright gilt fancy title and star decoration. All edges dyed red.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, no name or marks. There is a hole in the title page where a sticker was pulled off. Covers are bent, possibly from being carried in pocket. # E2096. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Holman, David.   LETTERS OF HARD TIMES IN TEXAS 1840 - 1890  
Austin: Roger Beacham, 1974. Limited ed. 57 pages. Hardcover. A finely bound and printed collection of letters compiled by David Holman describing the hard times and sufferings of early Texas pioneers. 295 copies were hand-printed on handmade English paper, this being # 201 of 175 copies which were bound with Strathmore's Artlaid paper over boards. Signed & numbered by David Holman. Measures 7.5 x 10.4 inches with plain endpapers, and paste-down cover and spine labels.
Fine/No Jacket. An immaculate copy from our archives. # B8555. $153.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston, Eileen.   GARDEN LOVER'S GUIDE TO HOUSTON  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2007. 1st ed. 190 pages. Paperback. 0803735294 0-8037-3529-4. Public gardens, events, clubs, markets, and retail nurseries in and around Houston. Descriptions and how to get there for each. Color photo sections, list of helpful publications, websites, and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy. # E2155. $18.00   View This Item  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  
Humble, Richard.   FAMOUS LAND BATTLES: FROM AGINCOURT TO THE SIX DAY WAR  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1979. 1st Am. ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. 0316381454 0-316-38145-4. Maps by David Worth and Jennifer Mexter. Illustrated throughout in b/w and color.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B3096. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jastrow, Robert.   RED GIANTS AND WHITE DWARFS: THE EVOLUTION OF STARS, PLANETS, AND LIFE  
New York: Harper & Row, 1967. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Black Dj has no visible wear. # B3065. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jaynes, Gregory.   CIVIL WAR - THE KILLING GROUND: WILDERNESS TO COLD HARBOR  
Alexandria: Time-Life Books, 1986. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0809447681 0-8094-4768-1. From the Time-Life American Civil War Series. Illustrated throughout with photos and drawings, mostly b/w. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Embossed silver cover with paste-on color illustration.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B6685. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, David.   MASON COUNTY 'HOO DOO' WAR, 1874-1902  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2006. Reprint. 332 pages. Paperback. 1574412620 1-57441-262-0. Story of long feud on the Texas frontier.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2099. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, W. Dwayne.   GALVESTON: PLAYGROUND OF THE SOUTHWEST  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. 167 pages. Paperback. 0738596477 0-7385-9647-7. Black/white photos from every era illustrate the moniker 'Playground of the Southwest' which had been adopted by the 1920's.
New/Wraps. New book. # 33369. $24.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kattes, David H.   INSECTS OF TEXAS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2009. 1st ed. 215 pages. Paperback. 1603440828 1-60344-082-8. Helps sort out the millions of insect species, and classify the bugs you find. Flexible cover with french flaps.
Fine/Wraps. Has publisher stamp. # E2143. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kellerman, Jonathan.   BILLY STRAIGHT (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1998. Limited ed. 467 pages. Leather. In olive green leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Color frontis by Carol Benioff. Signed by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0328. $46.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kemp, Kathy, & Keith Boyer.   REVELATIONS: ALABAMA'S VISIONARY FOLK ARTISTS (SIGNED)  
Birmingham, Al: Crane Hill, 1994. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 1881548074 1-881548-07-4. Profiles of 31 artists and over 125 color reproductions of their work. Signed on the half-title page by both authors.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5957. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ker, David.   SWEPT OUT TO SEA  
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1897. 1st Am. ed. 297 pages. Hardcover. Six plates and chapter head and foot drawings by J. Ayton Symington. Frontispiece has tissue guard. Teal blue cloth-covered boards with colorful illustration and gilt title with life-buoy and paddle device which also appars on spine. American edition, printed in Edinburgh by Chambers for Lippincott imprint.
VG/No Jacket. Solid binding, no marks inside, but a little barely visible scribbling on back. Corners square, spine ends softened. Endpapers foxed, edges darkened. # E0573. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
King, Jack.   CONFESSIONS OF A POKER PLAYER  
New York: Ives Washburn, Inc., 1940. 1st ed. 209 pages. Hardcover. Story of a life in poker. Black cloth-covered boards with a royal flush in red on the front and red title on the spine. Top edge dyed red. First edition.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, no name or marks. Square corners, softened spine ends. No dustjacket. # E2134. $210.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kline, M. Franklin.   OFFICIAL GUIDE FOR SHIPPERS & TRAVELLERS TO THE PRINCIPAL PORTS OF THE WORLD 1926-1927 13TH EDITION  
Osaka: Osaka Shosen Kaisha, 1926. 13th 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 dark 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. # E2140. $250.00   View This Item  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  
Kraft, Chris.   FLIGHT: MY LIFE IN MISSION CONTROL (SIGNED)  
New York: Dutton, 2001. 1st ed. 371 pages. Hardcover. 0525945717 0-525-94571-7. Autobiography of first NASA Flight Director, who was there from the program's infancy to its greatest triumphs. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page to a NASA engineer. Stated first edition. B/w photos, indexed.
Fine/Near Fine. Dustjacket has hint of edgewear. # E1951. $207.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lackey, Mercedes.   BY THE SWORD (BOOK CLUB EDITION, HARDCOVER)  
New York: DAW Books, 1991. Book Club ed. 492 pages. Hardcover. Stand-alone novel, which introduces Kerowyn and ties to other series. Dustjacket art by Jody Lee. Hardcover book club edition. DAW Book Collectors number 840.
VG/VG. Tight, clean, no name or marks. Corners square. Dustjacket has several tiny edge tears at spine ends and one corner. # E2145. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Laforcade, Armelle de.   ASK THE EXPERTS: ANSWERS AND SOLUTIONS TO YOUR DOG CARE PROBLEMS  
Medford, MA: Good Dog Library, 2005. 1st ed. 205 pages. Hardcover. 0975871641 0-9758716-4-1. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. Produced by the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
Fine/No Jacket. # B6632. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Laforcade, Armelle de.   CANINE MEDICINE: COMMON CONDITIONS, DISEASES & TREATMENTS  
Medford, MA: Good Dog Library, 2005. 1st ed. 222 pages. Hardcover. 0975871633 0-9758716-3-3. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. Produced by the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
Fine/No Jacket. # B6633. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   AMERICAN HEAVY FRIGATES 1794-1826, NEW VANGUARD 79  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2011. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1841766305 1-84176-630-5. Information on design/development, operations, and details on the ships. Glossary, bibliography, and index. Color and b/w illustrations throughout.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 27607. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   AMERICAN LIGHT AND MEDIUM FRIGATES 1794-1836, NEW VANGUARD 147  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2012. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1846032660 1-84603-266-0. Information on design/development, operational history, and details on the ships. Color and b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 31285. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   BATTLESHIP TEXAS (IMAGES OF AMERICA) SIGNED  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2016. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1467123935 1467123935. Well-written photohistory of the dreadnought-class Battleship Texas, constructed between 1911 to 1913, and which served in both World War I & II. The 573 foot-long ship with her 14-inch main guns are now a floating museum near the San Jacinto Monument, on the east side of Houston. B/w images throughout.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 35553. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   BONHOMME RICHARD VS SERAPIS: FLAMBOROUGH HEAD 1779, DUEL 44  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2012. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. 1849087857 1-84908-785-7. Design/development of the ships, how the situation arose, analysis, and aftermath of the battle are all described. B/w and color illustrations and maps, bibliography and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 31282. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   CSS ALABAMA VS USS KEARSARGE, CHERBOURG 1864, DUAL 40  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2011. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. 1849084920 1-84908-492-0. Story of American Civil War battle fought off the French coast. Details daily life of the sailors, specifications of the ships, situation leading up to the battle, and aftermath. B/w and color illustrations, bibliography and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 31284. $16.95   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  
Lardas, Mark.   SHIPS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY NAVY, NEW VANGUARD 161  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2011. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1846034450 1-84603-445-0. Information on design/development, operational history, and details on the ships. Color and b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 33128. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
le Carre, John.   SINGLE AND SINGLE (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1999. Limited ed. 345 pages. Leather. In black leather, with three raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Color frontis by Earl Keleny. Signed by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0319. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Le May, Alan.   THE SEARCHERS  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. Nice copy of LeMay's best novel, later made into a movie by John Ford, starring John Wayne. Clash of cultures as the White Man invades Comanche Territory on the Texas Frontier. Bound in rusty red cloth with black spine.
VG/Good+. First Edition stated, with H-D letter code. Dustjacket with $3.00 price. Jacket spine a bit faded with tiny wear spots at spine ends and one corner. # A2714. $213.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Liebergot, Sy.   APOLLO EECOM: JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME (INCLUDES BONUS CD) SIGNED  
Burlington, Ont: Apogee Boks, 2003. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 1896522963 1-896522-96-3. Mission Control expert who helped save Apollo 13 tells the story of his life. B/w phots and drawings. Bonus CDROM with movies and images. Inscribed and signed by the author.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Solid book with very little indication of use. # E0150. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Light, Patsy Pittman.   CAPTURING NATURE: THE CEMENT SCULPTURE OF DIONICIO RODRIGUEZ  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 135 pages. Paperback. 1623492483 1-62349-248-3. Color and b/w photos and desriptions of Rodriquez's trabajo rustico in San Antonio, Houston, and cities in eight other states. Soft cover with french-flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp. Slight wrinkle at spine top. # E2097. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Linn, John J.   REMINISCENCES OF FIFTY YEARS IN TEXAS  
Austin: State House Press, 1986. Reprint. 397 pages. Hardcover. 0938349007 0-938349-00-7. First printing of the State House facsimile reprint of Linn's 1883 memoir. Linn was an Irish immingrant to Texas in 1829 and was an eyewitness to early Texas & the revolution. Added index. BTB-127.
New/New. New copies. # B4881. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
London, Jack.   THE ROAD (1ST EDITION, 1907)  
New York: Macmillan, 1907. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 1st edition of London's autobiographical account of his days as a hobo in the tough economic times of the 1890s. Illustrated with b/w photos. 'Set up and electrotyped. Published November 1907' stated on copyright page, with same date on title page. 2 pages of ads for his books at rear. Bound in grayish-khaki color cloth covers with front cover printed in black ink only, no gilt on edges.
Good+/No Jacket. Spine browned from sun, with moderate wear on spine ends. Light wear to corners, a few soil spots on fore edge. Rear panel has small red spot. # E0922. $228.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Long, Walter Ewing.   STEPHEN F. AUSTIN'S LEGACIES  
Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1970. 1st ed. 87 pages. Hardcover. 0811477169 0-8114-7716-9. Grey cloth with silver decoration and title in a black slipcase. B/w photos and drawings.
New/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # B7405. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lustbader, Eric Van.   ROBERT LUDLAM'S THE BOURNE DECEPTION  
Hachette Audio, 2009. 13 discs. Aud-CD. 1600245994 1-60024-599-4. Unabridged on 13 CDs read by Jeremy Davidson. Runtime 15 hours.
Near Fine. Nice set, perfect CDs, in a very nice box. # B4952. $5.50   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  
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  
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  
Maier, Pauline.   AMERICAN SCRIPTURE: MAKING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE  
New York: Knopf, 1997. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 0679454926 0-679-45492-6. Background and context of America's sacred document.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear, but a dent on bottom edge of front board. # B8625. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Malsch, Brownson.   INDIANOLA: THE MOTHER OF WESTERN TEXAS  
Austin: State House Press, 1988. Revised ed. 351 pages. Hardcover. 0938349260 0-938349-26-0. The history of one of Texas' most important ports of entry from 1844 to 1866, when the town was destroyed by a savage hurricane. Map endpapers. Pictorial dustjacket. Revised edition.
VG/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Sharp corners. Very slightly cocked. Several mended short tears on dustjacket edges. # E2112. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Matthiessen, Peter.   AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD (EASTON SIGNED MODERN CLASSICS)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2001. Special ed. 373 pages. Leather. In dark green leather with four raised spine bands, gilt title and decoration, all edges gilt. Silk ribbon marker and moire endpapers. Book is signed by the author and includes Certificate of Authenticity, also signed by the author and two others. Publisher's note card.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Small scuff on foredge gilt, else Fine. # E0344. $92.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCarthy, Mary.   BIRDS OF AMERICA  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1981. Limited ed. 341 pages. Leather. Dark blue leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Two raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in red ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by James Campbell.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no indication of use or handling. # E1463. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCauley, James Emmit.   A STOVE-UP COWBOY'S STORY  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1965. Reprint. 76 pages. Hardcover. Introduction by John Lomax, afterword by Carl Hertzog, and drawings by Tom Lea. Part of the Range Life Series from SMU, this is a facsimile of the 1943 Texas Folklore Society edition.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Pale scattered foxing on textblock edge. Spine lightly tanned. From our archives. # E1957. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McClary, Deanna.   COMMITMENT TO LOVE (SIGNED)  
Pawley's Island: Clebe McClary, Inc., 1991. Reprint. 221 pages. Hardcover. 0840776322 0-8407-7632-2. Love story of a Marine wounded in Vietnam and his beauty pageant spouse. B/w photos. SIGNED by Deanna McClary.
Fine/Near Fine. # B2956. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCracken, Karen Harden.   THE LIFE HISTORY OF A TEXAS BIRDWATCHER: CONNIE HAGAR  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. Revised ed. 299 pages. Paperback. 1585441643 1-58544-164-3. Expanded edition. Appendix, index, and index of bird names.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, without wear. Publisher stamp. # E2149. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCullough (introduction), David.   OUR WHITE HOUSE: LOOKING IN, LOOKING OUT  
Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2008. 1st ed. 242 pages. Hardcover. 076362067X 0-7636-2067-X. Essays and illustrations by 108 well-known authors and artists. Front board illustrated with same David Macaulay white House painting that appears on the dustjacket. Stated first edition.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Price intact on dustjacket flap. # E0514. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McGuire, James Patrick.   JULIUS STOCKFLETH: GULF COAST MARINE AND LANDSCAPE PAINTER  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ./Rosenberg Libr., . 1st ed. 161 pages. Hardcover. 0911536671 0-911536-67-1. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Stockfleth in December 1976 at Rosenberg Library in Galveston. Includes biography and 68 paintings and drawings, six in color. There are depictions of Galveston before, during, and after the Great Hurricane of 1900, including the new seawall and several of the work of grade raising in the city. There are also ship pictures and bucolic scenes outside the city. Exhibiion flyer tipped-in.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. In clear acetate cover. # B5111. $130.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meyers, Jeffrey.   JOSEPH CONRAD: A BIOGRAPHY  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1991. 1st ed. 428 pages. Hardcover. 0684192306 0-684-19230-6. Big fat literary biography with 32 b/w portraits of people influential in Conrad's life.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Only mild signs of readership. # B5582. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Arthur.   COLLECTED PLAYS (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. Limited ed. 437 pages. Leather. Grey leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in black ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Barron Storey. Includes editors booklet. .
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No wear. # E1503. $140.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Derry, & Henry Mitchell.   WASHINGTON: HOUSES OF THE CAPITAL  
New York: Viking, 1982. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0670750069 0-670-75006-9. First printing of A Studio Book with foreword by Gore Vidal. B/w and color photos, inside and out, of important houses, including the White House. Grey linen covered boards with gilt title on spine. Dustjacket shows the North Portico of the white House on the front with magenta title. Magenta spine has white title.
VG/VG. Tight, without marks or wear. Sticker ghost on front endpaper. Top and front edges have very light foxing. Price-intact dustjacket has a nick at spine foot. # E2160. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Myers, Denys Peter.   GASLIGHTING IN AMERICA: A GUIDE FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION  
Washington D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Interior, 197. 1st ed. 279 pages. Paperback. Focuses on types and styles of gas fixtures used in rooms and on the streets of 19th and early 20th century America. B/w photos and drawings on every page. Compiled for restorers and preservationists.
VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. Little sign of handling. Small sticker ghost. Top edge foxed. # B5062. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nash, Eric P.   MANHATTAN SKYSCRAPERS  
New York: Princeton Architectural, 1999. 1st ed. 175 pages. Hardcover. 1568981813 1-56898-181-3. Nice photohistory of many of the iconic Manhattan highrises. Color and b/w photos by Norman McGrath, and drawings. Includes the Twin Towers and Trump Tower. Bibliography and glossary. Boards are full photo images (Empire State building on front, Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on back) with title on white spine. Dustjacket is same, but with title in red and white on front.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Price intact on dustjacket. # B4533. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
NAYRU, .   NORTH AMERICAN YACHT RACING UNION OFFICIAL RACING RULES 1938  
New York: N.A.Y.R.U., 1938. 304 pages. Hardcover. Thumb-indexed book of rules, list of members and member clubs, union constitution. Fold-out schedule of equipment and table of cabin fittings. International code flags and pennants in color on rear endpaper. Navy blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine and badge of the union on front.
VG/No Jacket. Very solid binding and hinges. No name or marks. Light wear at corners and spine ends. # E2087. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Neff, Emily Ballew.   JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY IN ENGLAND  
London: MFAH/Merrell Holberton, 1995. 1st ed. 182 pages. Paperback. 0890900701 0-89090-070-1. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of John Copley in England organized by the National Gallery in Washington and the Museum of fine Art in Houston, October 1995-April 1996. Much biographical info and insight into Copley's style and thoughts.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6368. $16.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nevin, David.   CIVIL WAR - SHERMAN'S MARCH: ATLANTA TO THE SEA  
Alexandria: Time-Life Books, no date. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0809448122 0-8094-4812-2. From the Time-Life American Civil War Series. Illustrated throughout with photos and drawings, mostly b/w. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Embossed silver cover with paste-on color illustration.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B6688. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Newsome, C.M. 'Buck'.   SHOD WITH IRON: LIFE ON THE MEXICAN BORDER WITH THE UNITED STATES BORDER PATROL (SIGNED)  
Marfa, Texas: Buck Newsome, 1975. Reprint. 177 pages. Hardcover. Newsome describes his 30+ years of service with the Border Patrol. Signed on the front pastedown by the author. 'Best Wishes, Buck' Red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles front and spine. White jacket with author portrait inside a horseshoe on front.
Near Fine/Good. No wear on book, but foxed on top edge. Clean and bright. Dustjacket back has watermark and half-inch tear. # E0210. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Noggle, Anne.   A DANCE WITH DEATH: SOVIET AIRWOMEN IN WORLD WAR II  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1984. 1st ed. 318 pages. Hardcover. 089096601X 0-89096-601-X. Excellent history of Russia's female fighter & bomber pilots, navigators, gunners and bombadiers holding off the Luftwaffe in over 1,000 missions. B/w photos, stories. Recommended.
New/New. A new copy. # E2153. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Northington, Clarissa B.   THE LONG WHITE ROAD: POEMS ILLUSTRATED BY THE AUTHOR [1ST ED. 1963]  
New York: Exposition Press, 1963. 1st ed. 62 pages. Hardcover. Poems by the Texas author on whom Horton Foote based his play 'A Coffin in Egypt'. Illustrated with b/w paintings also by the author. Related newspaper clippngs laid in.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, SIGNED by author. Endpapers foxed. Dustjacket has several small tears. # B5880. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
O'Neill, Eugene.   FOUR PLAYS (FRANKLIN LIBRARY: 100 GREATEST MASTERPIECES AMERICAN LITERATURE)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited ed. 531 pages. Leather. In full dark brown leather, with four raised spine bands, AEG, gilt decorations and lettering, moire endpapers and silk ribbon. Illustrated by Fred Otnes. The plays are: Strange Interlude; Mourning Becomes Electra; A Moon for the Misbegotten; A Touch of the Poet.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B2045. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Oates, Joyce Carol.   BROKE HEART BLUES (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1999. Limited ed. 369 pages. Leather. In purple leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Color frontis by Dan Sneberger. Signed by the author on blank front free endpaper. Includes publisher information sheet. Signed 1st edition limited to 1,400 unnumbered copies.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0326. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Olstad, Tyra A.   ZEN OF THE PLAINS: EXPERIENCING WILD WESTERN PLACES  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2014. 1st ed. 269 pages. Hardcover. 1574415522 1-57441-552-2. Travel across the the western plains and deserts.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. Top corners have minor bumps. # E2103. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parker, W.B.   THROUGH UNEXPLORED TEXAS: NOTES TAKEN DURING THE EXPEDITION COMMANDED BY CAPT. R.B. MARCY, USA  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1990. Reprint. 242 pages. Hardcover. 0876110642 0-87611-064-2. Facsimile reprint of Parker's 1856 account of the Marcy expedition in the Summer and Fall of 1854. A lively and valuable narrative of frontier exploration. Ivory linen covered boards with black title on spine. Green and black dustjacket with wrap-around mountain view and title in orange block.
New/New. New copies. # E2154. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Patterson, Richard North.   DARK LADY (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1999. Limited ed. 371 pages. Leather. In brown leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Color frontis by Kim Barnes. Signed in blue ink by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet. Signed 1st edition limited to 1,000 unnumbered copies.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0329. $51.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Photoplay, .   STARS OF THE PHOTOPLAY  
Chicago: Photoplay Magazine, 1924. 1st ed. Hardcover. Art portraits of famous film favorites with short biographical sketches. List in front of the more than 250 portraits, but the book is unpaginated. Blue paper-covered boards with black cloth spine. First edition.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, no owner name, age of some stars penciled on their page. Spine is silverfish nibbled. Corners bumped. # E2136. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pirsig, Robert M.   ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE (EASTON SIGNED MODERN CLASSICS)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2001. Special ed. 418 pages. Leather. In black leather with four raised spine bands, gilt title and decoration, all edges gilt. Silk ribbon marker and moire endpapers. Book is signed by the author and includes an Easton Certificate of Authenticity, also signed by the author and two others. Publisher's note card.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E0341. $500.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pitkin, Walter B.   ESCAPE FROM FEAR  
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1940. 1st ed. 264 pages. Hardcover. Pre-war pop-psychology. Red cloth-covered boards, top edge dyed red. Black dustjacket with title in red and yellow boxes.
Good+/Good. Firm and solid. No name or marks. Edge foxed, corners square. Dustjacket has two mended tears and chipping at edges. # E2100. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pool, J. Lawrence, & Angeline J. Pool.   IZAAK WALTON: THE COMPLEAT ANGLER AND HIS TURBULENT TIMES  
Lunenburg VT: The Stinehour Press, 1976. 1st ed. 134 pages. Hardcover. Describes Walton's life, and the times in which he lived. Notes, bibliography, chart of key dates, maps.
Near Fine/Fair. Tight book, no wear or marks. Lightly foxed on top edge. Dustjacket is chipped and nibbled on edges. # E2086. $9.00   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  
Quarles, Garland R.   GEORGE WASHINGTON AND WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA 1748-1758 A DECADE OF PREPARATION FOR RESPONSIBILITIES TO COME  
Winchester, VA: Winchester-Frederick, 1974. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. 0923198016 0-923198-01-6. Volume VIII: Winchester - Frederick County Historical Society Papers. Includes separate 23 page pamphlet 'Historic Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia', dated 1982, from the Historic Society. The larger item has the darkened ghost of another book on the cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. Both stapled pamphlets clean, tight, unmarked and free of wear. # B5682. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Raines, Jr., Edgar F.   THE RUCKSACK WAR: U.S. ARMY OPERATIONAL LOGISTICS IN GRENADA, 1983 (CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS SERIES) 2010 FIRST EDITION  
Washington D.C.: Center of Military History,. 1st ed. 649 pages. Hardcover. Original 2010 U.S. Army hardcover first printing in tan cloth-covered boards with gilt insignia on front and gilt title on spine. Color and b/w photos, fold-out maps and index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Solid binding, no name or marks. Appears unread. # E0358. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rateliff, John D.   MR. BAGGINS / RETURN TO BAG-END [HISTORY OF THE HOBBIT, VOLUMES 1 & 2] 2 VOLUME SET  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. 1st Am. ed. Hardcover. 0618968474 0-618-96847-4. Both volumes of Rateliff's acclaimed history and commentary on creation of The Hobbit. Contains Tolkien's various revisions, both those incoorporated and abandoned, plus unpublished illustrations and maps by Tolkien. Both copies are 1st American Editions, both 1st printings with full number lines ending in 1. Vol 1: 0-618-96847-4, Vol 2: 0-618-96919-5.
New/New. New and pristine. # E2126. $130.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ratjen (editor), Phyllis.   WEST RIM RANCH COOKING: WITH A SPECIAL SECTION ON SOURDOUGH COOKING  
Happy, Texas: Phyllis Ratjen, 1991. 244 pages. Spiral Bound. A collection of ranch country recipes from along the western rim of the Palo Duro Canyon in West Texas. Over 750 recipes. Cover design and section dividers drawn by Mary Jo Smith. Black plastic comb binding, cream covers. Uncommon.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or writing. Undated in book, but circa 1991. Uncommon. # E1596. $18.00   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  
Reed, Myra.   JINKS AND BETTY  
Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1916. 1st ed. 186 pages. Hardcover. Two chldren get into all kinds of adventures. Thirty-nine b/w drawings by Gustav Michelson. Orange cloth-civered boards with red and black illustration on front. First printing.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, no torn pages. Corners square, spine ends softened. Very pale childish drawing inside front board. Small hole on outside hinge near top of front board. # E2130. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reeves, Richard.   PRESIDENT KENNEDY: PROFILE OF POWER  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2000. Reprint. 798 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in green leather with three raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w illustrations. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0256. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice, Anne.   MERRICK (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 2000. Limited ed. 312 pages. Leather. In dark green leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Illustrations by Edward S. Mount. Signed by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet. Signed 1st edition limited to 1,500 unnumbered copies.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0331. $122.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Richard, Jr., Allan C.   THE DEFENSE OF VICKSBURG: A LOUISIANA CHRONICLE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 325 pages. Hardcover. 1585442798 1-58544-279-8. Taken from personal journals, letters, and narratives of Confederate soldiers who fought at Vicksburg. A rare day-by-day account from the vanquished side. Number 90 in the Texas A&M Military History Series.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, without wear. Stamp on top edge of the Design/Production office of the Press. # E2156. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Risdon, D.H.S.   SONG BIRDS  
New York: Crescent Books, 1974. Reprint. 64 pages. Hardcover. Illustrtated throughout with b/w drawings and color photos.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6433. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roark, Garland.   THE WRECK OF THE RUNNING GALE  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1953. 1st ed. 310 pages. Hardcover. A story of a stolen ship and a strange vengeance. Stated first edition. Price intact dustjacket has cover art by John Alan Maxwell of bare-breast island girl. Aqua cloth-covered boards with green title and decoration on spine.
Good+/Good+. Hinges and all pages solid, no name or marks. Edges foxed. Dustjacket has corner and edge wear. # E2094. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Russell, Francis.   THE SHADOW OF BLOOMING GROVE: WARREN G. HARDING IN HIS TIMES  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 2003. Reprint. 691 pages. Leather. Easton's Library of the Presidents series, bound in dark blue leather with four raised bands, bright gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, with no wear, but has owner's Easton bookplate on front endpaper, with his name on bookplate & notation on endpaper in black marker. Thus rated only Very Good. # E0259. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sampson, Emma Speed.   MISS MINERVA BROADCASTS BILLY  
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1925. 1st ed. 329 pages. Hardcover. Written in the author's concept of southern black dialect in the early years of the 20th century. Inventive teenagers have an adventure after building a radio set. Illustrated with scattered drawings by William Donahey. Red cloth-covered boards with black title and illustration.
Good/No Jacket. Binding firm, no owner name. Page edges foxed and darkened. Corners square, spine ends worn. Spine darkened. Scattered silverfish nibbles on cover. # E2137. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Santos, Richard G.   SANTA ANNA'S CAMPAIGN AGAINST TEXAS 1835-1836 FEATURING THE FIELD COMMANDS ISSUED TO MAJOR GENERAL VICENTE FILISOLA  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1968. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. History of Santa Anna's actions in Texas as seen through facsimile copies of his order book and correspondences. B/w illustrations, indexed.
VG/VG. Edges lightly foxed with some foxing to endpapers and dustjacket. # A0530. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schlyer, Krista.   CONTINENTAL DIVIDE: WILFLIFE, PEOPLE, AND THE BORDER WALL  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 192 pages. Paperback. 1603447431 1-60344-743-1. Color photos. Geology, biology, and history of the borderlands and the effects on these areas of a border wall. Flexible binding with french flaps. In publisher shrinkwrap.
New/No Jacket. New. # E2144. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schroeder, Richard.   LONE STAR PICTURE SHOWS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 202 pages. Hardcover. 1585440973 1-58544-097-3. Good history of motion picture theaters in Texas. B/w photos show the varied, often grand & ornate architecture and the occasional kitschy signage. Appendices, notes, bibliography & indiex.
New/New. New copies. # 21409. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schroeder, Richard.   LONE STAR PICTURE SHOWS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 202 pages. Hardcover. 1585440973 1-58544-097-3. Good history of motion picture theaters in Texas. B/w photos show the varied, often grand & ornate architecture and the occasional kitschy signage. Appendices, notes, bibliography & indiex.
Near Fine/Fine. Book has small 'design/production copy' stamped top edge, else Fine. # E2125. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shepard, Alan, & Deke Slayton.   MOON SHOT: THE INSIDE STORY OF AMERICA'S RACE TO THE MOON SIGNED  
Atlanta, GA: Turner, 1994. Reprint. 383 pages. Hardcover. 1878685546 1-878685-54-6. Excellent history of the Apollo Moon Project. SIGNED and inscribed "To Bob' by astronaut Alan Shepard, one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts. B/w photos, indexed.
Fine/Fine. # E1947. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sidney, Margaret.   THE STORIES POLLY PEPPER TOLD TO THE FIVE LITTLE PEPPERS IN THE LITTLE BROWN HOUSE  
Boston: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co., 1899. Reprint. 469 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations throughout. Fifty-sixth thousand printed. Green cloth-covered boards with black, white, and red illustration on front of the Five Peppers. Gilt title on front and spine.
Good/No Jacket. Firm binding, no marks or tears. Corners square. Several spots of silverfish nibbles. Page edges tanned. # E2131. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sienkiewicz, Henryk.   QUO VADIS¨ (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1960. Reprint. 525 pages. Hardcover. Green patterned cloth-covered boards, gilt title in dark green block on spine. Top edge dyed green. Illustrations by Salvatore Fiume. Very good slipcase and publisher's Sandglass leaflet included.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Book tight, no wear, no name or marks. Spine mildly tanned. Slipcase has tanning, no chips or breaks. # E1590. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Silverthorne, Elizabeth.   ASHBEL SMITH OF TEXAS: PIONEER, PATRIOT, STATESMAN, 1805-1886  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1982. 1st ed. 259 pages. Hardcover. 0890961271 0-89096-127-1. Biography of 'the Father of Texas Medicine'. Cover his long career in medicine and education, being surgeon general for the Texian army, worked in Galveston during the Yellow Fever epedemic of 1837, was involved in the formation of Texas Medical College & Hospital on the island, served in then led the 2nd Texas Infantry in the Civil War and had a carrer in politics. Busy guy. A few b/w photos, notes, index.
VG/Good+. Clean, tight, owner name inside front board. Dustjacket sun yellowed, else VG. # B8857. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Singer, Isaac Bashevis.   GIMPEL THE FOOL (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. Limited ed. 223 pages. Leather. Green leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in black ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Phero Thomas. Includes editors booklet. .
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No wear. Moire endpaper edges have color change. # E1498. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, David R.   PATIOS, DRIVEWAYS, AND PLAZAS: THE PATTERN LANGUAGE OF CONCRETE PAVERS  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2002. 1st ed. 192 pages. Paperback. 0764315617 0-7643-1561-7. Color photos provide an idea book for homeowners and a resource for those who design for a living.
New/Wraps. A new copy. # E2158. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Snow, C.P.   THE AFFAIR (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1981. Limited ed. 365 pages. Leather. Brown leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Two raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in black ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Howard Rogers. Includes editors booklet. .
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No sign of use or handling. # E1475. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sontag, Susan.   A IN AMERICA (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 2000. Limited ed. 387 pages. Leather. In dark green leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decoration and title, and silk ribbon. Color frontis by Paula Ziegenhagen Slick. All edges gilt. Signed by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet. Signed 1st edition limited to 1,300 unnumbered copies. .
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0336. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spell, Lola M.   PIONEER PRINTER: SAMUEL BANGS IN MEXICO AND TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1963. 1st ed. 230 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the first printer in Texas, survivor of the ill-fated Mier Expedition, and later a newspaper man. B/w illustrations, appendices, bibliography & index.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling on book or Dj. Very light foxing on half-title page. # B7468. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sponenberg, D. Phillip.   HORSE COLOR  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1983. 1st ed. 124 pages. Hardcover. 0890961557 0-89096-155-7. This concise pictorial guide supplies a comprehensive system to describe & classify all colors & patterns of horses. It also provides a genetic description for each color, & hypotheses concerning inheritance of color. Bibliography & index. Out of print.
VG/Good+. Book has stamp of Design/Production office of the press on top edge. dustjacket nick on back top edge, and nearly an inch-long V-shaped piece missing on front. # E2116. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Steele, James.   ARCHITECTURE AND COMPUTERS: ACTION AND REACTION TO THE DIGITAL DESIGN REVOLUTION  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 2002. 1st Am. ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. 0823003248 0-8230-0324-8. Discusses the effect of computers on creative identity. Illustrated throughout in color.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has wrinkle along top edge, half-inch tear at rear flap-fold. # B4541. $15.50   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  
Stevenson, Robert Louis.   KIDNAPPED  
New York: Rand, McNally, 1905. Reprint. 262 pages. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1886 classic work which was originally published as a serial in a magazine for boys. Illustrated with several b/w plates. Olive green cloth-covered boards with gilt title and thistle decoration on front and spine.Top edge gilt. Undated but circa 1905.
VG/No Jacket. Hinges and binding firm. Short gift note on front endpaper. Minor scuffing on corners and edges. # E0871. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stravitz, David.   NEW YORK, EMPIRE CITY 1920-1945  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2004. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0810950111 0-8109-5011-1. 100 mostly full-page historical architectural duotone photographs take you back to the city as it was between the wars. 10 x 12 inch format.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B8023. $46.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stuart, Gene S.   AMERICA'S ANCIENT CITIES  
New York: National Geographic, 1988. Reprint. 200 pages. Hardcover. Color photos, paintings, and maps help to understand the lives of early inhabitants of the Americas. Leather-look binding.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book. # B7475. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stuart, Gordon.   BOY SCOUTS OF THE AIR ON THE FRENCH FRONT  
Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1918. 1st ed. 271 pages. Hardcover. Four full-page illustrations by Charles E. Meister. World War I flying adventure for young readers. Brown cloth-covered boards with orange and black pictorial front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm, corners square, spine ends softened. Owner name stamped on front and rear endpapers. Silverfish nibbled spot on fron at spine hinge. # E2133. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Styron, William.   THE CONFESSIONS OF NAT TURNER (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited ed. 441 pages. Leather. Brown leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in black ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Ann Grifalconi. Includes editors booklet. .
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No wear. Moire endpaper edges have minor color change. # E1506. $33.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thi, Lam Quang.   HELL IN AN LOC: THE 1972 EASTER INVASION AND THE BATTLE THAT SAVED SOUTH VIET NAM  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2011. Reprint. 282 pages. Paperback. 1574413139 1-57441-313-9. Documents the South Vietnamese efforts, which have been omitted by the American madia, military, and in the movies.
VG/Wraps. Publisher stamp on title page. # E2106. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tufts School Veterinary, .   BREED SPECIFIC: YOUR GUIDE TO THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DOGS  
Medford, MA: Good Dog Library, 2005. 1st ed. 205 pages. Hardcover. 097587165X 0-9758716-5-X. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. Produced by the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
Fine/No Jacket. # B6635. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turner, Martha Anne.   OLD NACOGDOCHES IN THE JAZZ AGE (SIGNED) 26/200  
Austin: Madrona Press, 1976. Limited ed. 183 pages. Hardcover. 0890520194 0-89052-019-4. A history of post-WWI Nacogdoches. Numerous b/w photos, indexed. Number 26/200 copies signed by the author and by C.W. Bennett of Madrona Press. Clear acetate dustjacket and slipcase covered in same blue cloth as book cover. Paste-on label on front cover and silver title on dark blue spine.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. All in As New condition. # B9572. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turow, Scott.   PERSONAL INJURIES (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1999. Limited ed. 403 pages. Leather. In olive green leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Color frontis by Linda Richards. Signed by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet. .
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0327. $51.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Uncle Timothy, .   THERE'S A SONG IN THE AIR: STORIES, POEMS, AND PICTURES FOR THE HOLIDAYS  
New York: Ernst Kaufmann, 1900. 64 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial cover, no title on grey cloth spine. Late nineteenth century publication, but not dated. Circa 1900.
VG/No Jacket. Name erased from FEP, tight binding. # B8727. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Updike, John.   GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 2000. Limited ed. 212 pages. Leather. In dark purple leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Frontis by S. Thomas Belton. Signed by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet. Signed 1st edition limited to 1,000 unnumbered copies. .
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0323. $115.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Updike, John.   RABBIT, RUN (EASTON SIGNED MODERN CLASSICS)  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1999. Special ed. 307 pages. Leather. In dark green leather with six raised spine bands, gilt title and decoration, all edges gilt. Silk ribbon marker and moire endpapers. Book is signed in red ink by the author and includes the Easton Certificate of Authenticity which is signed by the author and two others. Publisher's note card.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E0337. $53.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Uris, Leon.   A GOD IN RUINS (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1999. Limited ed. 483 pages. Leather. In dark blue leather, with two raised spine bands, gilt decorations and lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Color frontis by Kim Barnes. Signed by the author on special page bound in. Includes publisher information sheet. .
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0320. $56.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vale, Ferna.   NATALIE; OR, A GEM AMONG THE SEA-WEEDS  
Andover: W.F. Draper, 1859. 1st ed. 324 pages. Hardcover. Story of girl found as a baby in the surf and taken in by a sea captain and his family. In blind-stamped olive cloth covers, with faint spine gilding.
Good+/No Jacket. SOme wear t/b of spine, foxing and water spotting to endpapers. # B5750. $62.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
various, .   THE BATTLES OF ADOBE WALLS AND LYMAN'S WAGON TRAIN 1874  
Canyon, Texas: Panhandle-Plains Historical, . 1st ed. 110 pages. Hardcover. Dark green leather-pattern cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine. Essays from various sources present perspectives on several Indian depredations on the Texas frontier. B/w photos and two maps of the Adobe Walls area. Index. Uncommon.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. Edges have pale foxing. # E2115. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vick, Frances Brannen (ed.).   LITERARY DALLAS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2008. 1st ed. 493 pages. Hardcover. 0875653839 0-87565-383-9. Selections from some of the Dallas area's finest writers, including J. Mason Brewer, A.C. Greene, Frank Tolbert, Benjamin Capps, Natalie Ornish, Joyce Gibson Roach, Evelyn Oppenheimer, Stnaley MarcusAlan Govenar, Bud Shrake, Bryan Wooley and many others.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine and unread. # E2147. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vidal, Gore.   BURR (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited ed. 524 pages. Leather. Grey leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Four raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in black ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Burr portrait and drawing of his office by Chris Duke. Includes editors booklet. .
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No sign of use or handling. Two tiny flakes in fore edge gilt. # E1477. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Von-Maszewski, W.M.   INDEX TO THE TRAIL DRIVERS OF TEXAS  
Houston: Tortuga Press, 1983. Limited ed. 113 pages. Hardcover. 999771637X 9-9977163-7-X. Limited to 970 copies, this is a meaningful and comprehensive index to the first-hand narratives about the cattle drives. SIGNED by the author.
New/No Jacket. # A3896. $76.50     Inquire Now  
Wall, Ralph, & Ray Herndon.   SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE FOOTBALL 1969  
Houston: Football History, Inc., 1969. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. Complete 1969 season is recorded in publisher's second annual of Southwest Conference football. Week-by-week coverage, with color and b/w photos and stats for all games. Color photos and info on the stadiums. Cloth c0vered boards are green for Baylor in this year. Front of dustjacket celebrates Texas Longhorns, 1969 National Champions. $5.95 price intact on flap.
Good+/Good. Solid binding and hinges. No name or marks. Square corners. Dustjacket has chips and small edgetears. Spot of insect soil on front endpapers. # E2089. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warncke, Carsten-Peter.   DE STIJL 1917-1931  
Cologne: Taschen, 1991. 216 pages. Paperback. 3822805475 3-8228054-7-5. With De Stijl, Dutch artists and architects made a considerable contribution to classical Modernism, and yet the movement is virtually unknown - a situation which this book seeks to remedy. Large format 9.4 x 11.7 inches. Color & b/w photos & illustrations.
VG/Wraps. Clean, straight and tight. Large softcover with French flaps. A few pages with a couple of lines of neat highlighting. # B6384. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welty, Eudora.   THE OPTIMIST'S DAUGHTER (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. Limited ed. 194 pages. Leather. Wine-red leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in blue ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Howard Rogers. Includes editors booklet. Winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. .
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No wear. # E1479. $74.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wendorf, Fred, & Romuald Schild.   THE PREHISTORY OF WADI KUBBANIYA VOLUME 2: STRATIGRAPHY, PALEOECONOMY, AND ENVIRONMENT  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1989. 1st ed. 291 pages. Hardcover. 0870742906 0-87074-290-6. Maps, drawings, charts, and b/w photos. Two folded maps and two folded cross-sections in pocket in rear. Volume 2 only.
VG/No Jacket. Publisher stamp on halftitle page. Scuff on foredge of front cover. No other wear or marks. # E2110. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Gifford.   1830 CITIZENS OF TEXAS: A CENSUS OF 6,500 PRE-REVOLUTIONARY TEXIANS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. 1st ed. 282 pages. Hardcover. 0890153434 0-89015-343-4. Compiled from more than a half-dozen archive sources. Two appendices, and name index.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B7297. $170.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Matt.   PRAIRIE TIME: A BLACKLAND PORTRAIT  
Austin: Texas A & M, 2013. Reprint. 258 pages. Paperback. 1623491363 1-62349-136-3. A study of the dwindling parcels of tallgrass prairie in northeast Texas, and what lives there.
VG/Wraps. Top corner lightly bumped, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E2101. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitson, Skip.   TEXAS 100 YEARS AGO: ASSEMBLED FROM HARPER'S 1879 AND 1877  
Albuquerque: Sun Books, 1976. 1st ed. 40 pages. Paperback. 0895400308 0-89540-030-8.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B4636. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Williams, Byrd, & Carol Roark.   FORT WORTH'S LEGENDARY LANDMARKS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1995. 1st ed. 233 pages. Hardcover. 0875651437 0-87565-143-7. 163 duotone photos display Fort Worth architectural history in this landscape format book.
VG/VG. Tight binding, publisher stamp, upper corners bumped. No other wear or marks. # E2109. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Winfrey, Dorman H.   A HISTORY OF RUSK COUNTY, TEXAS  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1961. 1st ed. 179 pages. Hardcover. Texas historian Winfrey was a native of Rusk County, started this book as part of his Masters thesis at UT in 1951. His interest in local and Texas history originated in his boyhood. This is a record of events in Rusk County from earliest times through the 1950s. B/w photos, drawings, and maps. Index. Light rust cloth-covered boards with brown title and portrait of Thomas J. Rusk on front.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, no name or writing. Foxed on top edge. Dustjacket has several tiny edge tears nearspine. # E0491. $44.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Witherspoon, Anna.   GOLDEN BELLS AROUND THE WORLD  
Dallas: Southern Publishing, 1936. Reprint. 417 pages. Hardcover. Story for young readers detailing a four-month trip around the world aboard an ocean liner. B/w photos, maps, and drawings. Dark blue cloth with black decorations and gilt titles on front. Map endpapers.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding tight, no names, but old price in ink on front endpapers. # B6293. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wolfe, Tom.   THE HOOKING UP (FRANKLIN SIGNED FIRST EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 2000. Limited ed. 293 pages. Leather. In black leather, with three raised spine bands, dandy in a white suit, gilt lettering, and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. Includes publisher information sheet. SIGNED 1st edition limited to 1,200 unnumbered copies.
Fine/No Jacket. Boldly SIGNED by the author. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0334. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Woods, Henry Ernest.   VITAL RECORDS OF WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, TO THE YEAR 1850  
Boston: New England Hist. Genealogical, 2007. Reprint. 298 pages. Hardcover. A preservation facsimile of the 1904 original, published again by the historic society.
Fine/No Jacket. No marks, no wear. # E2132. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
yarren, Robert Penn.   SELECTED POEMS 1923-1975  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1981. Limited ed. 298 pages. Leather. Teal-grey leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in blue ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese. Includes editors booklet.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no indication of use or handling. A small flaw in gilt on top edge. # E1464. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Young, Peter.   D-DAY  
New York: Galahad Books, 1981. 1st Am. ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. 0883655519 0-88365-551-9. Over 100 photos and maps.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Bright pictorial Dj. # B3014. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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