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Amicis, Edmondo De.   CONSTANTINOPLE, VOLUME I AND VOLUME II  
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1896. Reprint. 612 pages. Hardcover. Two volumes in red cloth-covered boards with intricate gilt decoration on the fronts and gilt title and decoration on spines. Sepia-tone and b/w photos with tissue protectors, 18 in Volume I and 25 in Volume II. English text translated from Italian by Maria Hornor Lansdale. A folded map in rear of Volume II. Top edge gilt.
VG/No Jacket. Bindings firm, hinges intact. No marks. Corners scuffed through cloth. Spine a bit faded and Spine ends worn. # E4245. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bleakley, Jennifer Marshall.   JOEY: HOW A BLIND RESCUE HORSE HELPED OTHERS LEARN TO SEE  
Carol Stream IL: Tyndale House, 2018. Reprint. 272 pages. Hardcover. 1496421744 1496421744. Story of horses with different problems can help each other and their human care givers.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Sticker ghost on endpapers. # E4240. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bray, Bob.   PTSD: ROAD TO RECOVERY, ONE SOLDIER'S STORY  
Bob Bray, 2016. 2nd ed. 81 pages. Paperback. 0994016492 0-9940164-9-2. A view from the inside by someone who has had to deal with his own PTSD.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E4244. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bush, Crystal.   LINDA GOODMAN'S STAR CARDS: A DIVINATION SET (BOOK AND CARDS)  
Charlottesville: Hampton Roads Publishing Co. 1st ed. 94 pages. Hardcover. 1571741852 1-57174-185-2. Inspired by the Astrological and Numerological teachings of Lind Goodman. Compiled and written by Crystal Bush and illustrated by Frank Riccio. Boxed set includes book and set of 33 cards. First printing, now out of print.
Fine/No Jacket. Book, box, and cards all in fine unmarked condition, without wear. # E4230. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Nunez.   THE NARRATIVE OF ALVAR NUNEZ CABEZA DE VACA  
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1972. Limited ed. 271 pages. Hardcover. 0876360304 0-87636-030-4. Limited edition 1/1950 copies, in slipcase, 1/4 leather bound reprint of the narrative of Cabeza de Vaca. Block prints by Michael McCurdy. Not numbered or signed on limitation page. Harvest gold paper-covered boards, red leather spine with gilt title. Tan paper-covered slipcase. BTB 24-TT.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear or marks. Book edges have scattered foxing. Slipcase has no wear, scattered foxing and age discoloration. New old stock from our archives. # A0361. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chapman, Burton.   TELEPHONE ROAD, TEXAS: A HISTORY AND GUIDE TO TELEPHONE ROAD AND SOUTHEAST HOUSTON  
Friendswood, TX: Baxter Press, 2007. Reprint. 157 pages. Paperback. 1888237783 1-888237-78-3. History of the Telephone Road area, Hobby Airport, the many businesses, clubs & studios and the venerable Orange Show House that have made the area distinctive. B/w photos.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of the store. # Z1000. $17.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cicero, Sandra Tabatha, & Chic Cicero.   GOLDEN DAWN MAGICAL TAROT (BOOK AND CARD DECK)  
St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 2000. 1st ed. 192 pages. Paperback. 1567181252 1-56718-125-2. This is the mini-kit, but carries the same isbn as larger versions. 192 page book, cards in their own box, both together in slipcase. The year 2000 on both title and copyright page.
VG/Wraps. Book is tight, no marks on book or cards. Slipcase corners and some edges lightly rubbed. # E4236. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Claringbould, Michael John.   FORTY OF THE FIFTH: THE LIFE, TIMES, AND DEMISE OF FORTY U.S. FIFTH AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT  
Kingston Austral: Aerothentic Publications, . 1st ed. 133 pages. Paperback. 0940542695 0-940542-69-5. B/w photos, bibliography, index. Very scarce.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Faint diagonal crease on covers. # E4192. $85.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dienst, Alex.   NAVY OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 1835-1845  
Ft. Collins: Old Army Press, 1987. Limited ed. 167 pages. Hardcover. 088342066X 0-88342-066-X. Limited edition reprint of 150 copies of Dienst's work which appeared in four installments in the 1909 TSHA Quarterly. Added index and preface. Probably the best history of the Texas Navy. BTB 42, Howes D339.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # A2422. $225.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, J. Frank.   THE MUSTANGS  
New York: Bramhall House, 1975. Reprint. 376 pages. Hardcover. 0517038870 0-517-03887-0. Jacket design, color frontispeice and b/w drawings by Charles Banks Wilson. History, legend, and folklore of the wild horses of the Southwest. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Bright pictorial dustjacket.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has very minor scuffing on front, clipped corner on front inside flap. # E3132. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eggleston, George Cary.   CAPTAIN SAM, OR THE BOY SCOUTS OF 1814  
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1876. 1st ed. 212 pages. Hardcover. Adventures in Florida and the Gulf of Mexico preceeding the Battle of New Orleans. Written for young readers as part of the Big Brother Series. Bright dark blue cloth-covered boards with black title and gilt illustration on front, and gilt title on spine. Illustrated with several b/w drawings. First edition with 1876 (1876).
Good+/No Jacket. Tight binding, solid hinges. Two owner names, one dated Dec. 25, 1877, and one dated Sep. 16, 1878. Impression of both sides of an 1880 one dollar coin on last blank page. Light wear to extremities. # E3704. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elderkin, George D.   THE FINEST OF THE WHEAT, NUMBER THREE  
Chicago: Geo.D. Elderkin Publishing, 1904. 240 pages. Hardcover. Words and music for 260 Gospel songs in this third book of the series. Tan cloth-covered boards with black title on front. 1904 first edition.
Good/No Jacket. Binding firm, hinges intact. Penciled name inside front board, and another on rear free endpaper. Boards have surface silverfish damage, leaving lighter areas. # E4247. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gladwell, Malcolm.   OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS  
New York: Back Bay Books, 2008. Reprint. 309 pages. Paperback. 0316017930 0-316-01793-0. Interesting sociological theory of the influence of the world, rather than intelligence, ambition and personality on some of the most successful and achieving people.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 34655. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gray, Thomas, & John Mitford (editor).   THE WORKS OF THOMAS GRAY VOLUME IV: LETTERS AND JOURNAL OF TOUR IN ITALY  
London: William Pickering, 1836. 312 pages. Hardcover. Volume four only of the Works of Gray. Leather spine and corners. Marbled paper covered boards. Same pattern marbled endpapers and all three edges. Ribbon marker. Gilt title on spine. Small book is 6.5 inches tall.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Possibly missing a frontis. Owner name plate pasted inside front board. # E4229. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gruener, Barbara, & Audrye Williams (Ill.   MR. QUIGLEY'S KEYS (SIGNED)  
Alexandria, VA: EduMatch, 2021. 1st ed. Paperback. 1953852270 1-953852-27-0. Touching story of a beloved school maintenance man who lost his hearing in WWII, but spoke volumes and inspired students with his kindness and generosity. Lovely illustrations by Audrye Williams.
New/Wraps. SIGNED with an inspirational quote by the author, a friend of our store. New copies. # 37590. $16.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Carlyle "Smitty".   TAP CODE: THE EPIC SURVIVAL TALE OF A VIETNAM POW AND THE SECRET CODE THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING  
Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019. 1st ed. 255 pages. Hardcover. 0310359112 0-310-35911-2. Stories of survival in Vietnam prisoner of war camps.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E4193. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Karl, Jonathan.   BETRAYAL: THE FINAL ACT OF THE TRUMP SHOW  
New York: Dutton, 2021. 1st ed. 362 pages. Hardcover. 059318632X 0-593-18632-X. Behind the scenes accounts of the shocking end of the Trump Show. First printing.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. There is a small folded corner inside the front flap of the dustjacket. # E4243. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lerner, Isha, & Mark Lerner.   INNER CHILD CARDS (BOOK AND TAROT CARDS)  
Santa Fe NM: Bear & Company, 1992. Reprint. 293 pages. Hardcover. 0939680955 0-939680-95-5. Green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles and sun decoration. Provides a journey into fairy tales, myth, and nature illustrated by Christopher Guilfoil. Cards contained in exotic fabric zipper bag.
Fine/No Jacket. Book tight. No wear, no marks on book or cards. # E4233. $43.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lester, Paul.   THE GREAT GALVESTON DISASTER (2000 REPRINT)  
Gretna: Pelican Publishing, 2000. Reprint. 516 pages. Paperback. 1565547845 1-56554-784-5. Facsimile reprint of the 1900 original. Survivor accounts and photographs of damage from the 1900 Storm which struck Galveston, taking over 6,000 lives.
New/Wraps. A new copy. # 20321. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Markman, Art.   SMART THINKING (SIGNED)  
New York: Perigee/Penguin, 2012. Reprint. 259 pages. Hardcover. 0399537228 0-399-53722-8. Three essential keys to solve problems, innovate, and get things done. Inscribed and signed by the author on the titlepage.
Good+/VG. Tight, no other writing, no wear, but tea or coffee splashed on top edge, effecting endpapers and boards. # E4242. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marlowe, Amy Bell.   FRANCES OF THE RANGES  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1915. Reprint. 305 pages. Hardcover. Bright blue cloth-covered boards with star in circle device on front and soine. Illustraed with several b/w plates. At the end of the story are synopsese of five other books by this author, and several pages of listings of other books for young readers published by Grosset & Dunlap.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges, undated Chrisrmas greeting to Phylis from Bob. Square corners, straight spine. Top edge foxed. # E2741. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Matthews, Billie L., & Virginia E. Hurlb.   CLOUDS OVER TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1986. 1st ed. 110 pages. Hardcover. 0890155429 0-89015-542-9. Two boys, a new Texan and a Native Tejano find adventure and friendship in the new Republic. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New, never sold stock from our archives. Faint foxing on some white areas of dustjacket. # E2353. $20.00   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  
Mears, James R.   THE IRON BOYS AS FOREMEN: OR HEADING THE DIAMOND DRILL SHIFT  
Philadephia: Henry Altemus Company, 1912. 251 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards with red and black illustration of an iron worker on front. Red title on front and spine. Scattered b/w illustrations. Six page catalogue of Henry Altemus Company's books for real boys and girls at rear. The Boys of Steel Series. Presumed 1st.
Good+/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm, finger soil on boards. Corners square, spine ends rolled. Owner name on front and rear paste-down. Endpapers and edges foxed. # E2920. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mears, James R.   THE IRON BOYS IN THE MINE: OR STARTING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SHAFT  
Philadephia: Henry Altemus Company, 1912. 256 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards with red and black illustration of an iron worker on front. Red title on front and spine. Scattered b/w illustrations. Six page catalogue of Henry Altemus Company's books for real boys and girls at rear. The Boys of Steel Series. Presumed 1st.
Good+/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm, unmarked. Corners square, spine ends rolled. # E2919. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Gary Fabian.   THE COLOUR OF TIME  
London: Black Dog Publishing, 2010. 190 pages. Hardcover. 1907317066 1-907317-06-6. Catalog of Miller's paintings of the study of light. Color plates every page.
Fine/VG. Dustjacket has a small mended tear at spine top. # B8535. $11.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Monsanto, Dan.   HOUSTON: POSTCARD HISTORY SERIES  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2001. 1st ed. 128 pages. Paperback. 0738571229 0-7385-7122-9. Most pages show two postcard illustrations. A new book.
New/Wraps. # 29611. $19.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Norton, Charles Eliot, & Kate Stephens.   THE HEART OF OAK BOOKS, VOLUME IV  
Boston, MA: D.C. Heath, 1893. 1st ed. 369 pages. Hardcover. Selections from the Gray, Thackeray, Scott, Tennyson, Shakespeare, Keats, and others. Twelve pages of ads for Heath Publishers other books for schools. There were six grade-level books in the Heart of Oak series. Brick cloth with orangey tree and heart decoration and title. Gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Binding and hinges tight. PON. Pages bright, corners sharp. # B7699. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Patterson, Jerry E.   THE VANDERBILTS  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989. Reprint. 304 pages. Hardcover. 0810917483 0-8109-1748-3. Story of one of the richest families in the world, from their farm beginnings to the pinnacle of wealth, fame, and social standing. 241 illustrations, 92 in color.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. There is a sticker ghost inside front board. Dustjacket not quite so crisp as new. # E4238. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Penny, Louise.   THE MADNESS OF CROWDS  
New York: Minotaur Books, 2021. 1st ed. 436 pages. Hardcover. 1250145260 1250145260. First edition featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E4227. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phillips, O.A. "Bum", & Ray Buck.   HE AIN'T NO BUM  
Virginia Beach: Jordan & Company, 1979. 142 pages. Hardcover. 0918908140 0-918908-14-0. Recollections and stories by and about the beloved coach of the Houston Oilers. Foreword by Paul "Bear" Bryant.
VG/Good. Tight, clean, owner name on FFEP. Dustjacket has chips and small tears on top edge. # E4248. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pinckney, Pauline A.   PAINTING IN TEXAS: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 1st ed. 232 pages. Hardcover. Introduction by Jerry Bywaters. Published for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth. 117 b/w plates and 12 color plates.
VG/VG. Foxing on cover and dj, else nice. # B6809. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pope, Alexander.   WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE, VOL. V CONSISTING OF LETTERS OF MR. POPE AND SEVERAL OF HIS FRIENDS  
London: J, Roberts, 1737. 159 pages. Leather. Single odd volume, # 5, 'wherein to those of the Authro's own Edition areadded all that are genuine from the former impressions, with some never before printed. Printed for J. Roberts in 1737. Bound in brown leather leather with five raised spine bands, gilt line border and the singe number 5 on the spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Solid binding, light rubbing to edges and errant ink spot on fore edge, else VG.. # E4159. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rathborne, St. George.   HOUSE BOAT BOYS: OR DRIFTING DOWN TO THE SUNNY SOUTH  
Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co., 1912. 1st ed. 313 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards illustrated in blue, black, and white with house boat and boy in foreground. Spine has white title and blue, black, and white boat. Nine pages of advertisements for other Boys' books from the publisher. Gift inscription dated 'Xmas 1912'. Illustrated endpapers in red and white. The 3rd book in the Canoe and Campfire Series.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges. Square corners. # E2921. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sheffield, Patrick.   HOW TO CHEAT IN MOTION WITH CD-ROM  
Burlington, MA: Elsevier Press, 2010. 1st ed. 352 pages. Paperback. 024081097X 0-240-81097-X. Includes CD in unopened package. Guide & tips for Apples Motion video editor / production program.
Fine/Wraps. A like-new copy, unopened and appears unread. # B9326. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Bennett.   MARRIAGE BY BOND IN COLONIAL TEXAS  
Fort Worth: Bennett Smith, 1972. Limited ed. 102 pages. Hardcover. An examination of the legal and social aspects of marriage by bond between 1822 & 1836. Includes records of such unions by colony. Limited to 300 copies.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges a bit foxed, else Fine. # A0990. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stewart, R.J.   MERLIN TAROT (BOOK & CARD DECK, IN PLASTIC CASE)  
London: Aquarian Press, 1992. 1st ed. 155 pages. Paperback. 1855380927 1-85538-092-7. Book and 80 cards in plastic clam-shell case. Images, insight and wisdom from the Age of Merlin. Illustrated by Miranda Gray.
Fine/New. Book, cards, and case all in fine condition. No wear, no marks. # E4237. $55.00   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. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turk, Julia A.   NAVIGATORS TAROT OF THE MYSTIC SEA (BOOK AND CARD DECK)  
Stamford CT: U.S. Games Systems, Inc., 1997. 1st ed. 236 pages. Paperback. 1572810238 1-57281-023-8. Includes first printing of the book and deck of 78 colorful cards in separate box. Four pages of bibliographic information. All now out of print.
Fine/Wraps. Book tight, without wear or marks. # E4234. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ueda, Makoto.   GERMAN ARMY WAR HISTORY / WEHRMACHT (ALL TEXT IN JAPANESE)  
Tokyo: Koji Ogawa, 2001. 1st ed. 180 pages. Paperback. 4499227518 4-4992275-1-8. German Army War History of the Wehrmacht in World War II. All text in Japanese. Illustrated on every page with black/white drawings of artillery, tanks & armored vehicles, guns, grenades, uniforms, maps and more. Arranged chronologically and campaign. In softcover binding with separate dustjacket.
Fine/Wraps. Fine, no wear or marks. # E4246. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilkinson, Pamela Fannin, & Real Musgrav.   RIDIN' THE RAINBOW: A LEPRECHAUN TALE (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Corona Publishing, 1981. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0931722101 0-931722-10-1. First edition SIGNED by the author. Unpaginated story of a little Texan leprechaun's first assignment as Matagorda Gold Keeper at the end of the rainbow. Colorfully illustrated by Real Musgrave. Bound in yellow-green paper over boards.
VG/VG. Never sold copy bought from the publisher in 1981. Light overall foxing on the white dustjacket and the half-title page. Internally mended half-inch tear at front top edge of dustjacket. # E3067. $72.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Zerner, Amy, & Monte Farber.   THE ENCHANTED TAROT (BOOK AND CARD DECK)  
New York: St. Martin's, 1990. Reprint. 184 pages. Hardcover. 0312050798 0-312-05079-8. Book has a ribbon marker. Deck of 78 cards is held in a decorative fabric drawstring bag. Out of print.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding, two corners lightly bumped. Four 1.5 inch underlined notes on page 11. # E4231. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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