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Alavi, Mehdi.   O GOD! (SIGNED)  
Nashville: Scythe Publications, 1995. 1st ed. 332 pages. Hardcover. 1555236561 1-55523-656-1. Signed by the author. Work of fiction promoting ethics, brotherly love, and the importance of God in life.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no wear. # B8615. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aldag, Kurt, & Ken Rush (illus).   SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE  
New York: Macmillan, 1992. 1st ed. 30 pages. Hardcover. 0027002055 0-02-700205-5. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by both the uthor and by the illustrator. An old blue car comes back through town.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear. Dj is price clipped. # B7862. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alderman, Ellen, & Caroline Kennedy.   THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY (SIGNED)  
New York: Knopf, 1995. 405 pages. Hardcover. 0679419861 0-679-41986-1. Second printing before publication. Inscribed to Eileen and SIGNED by both authors on the half title page. An examination of privacy in relation to law enforcment, the press, voyuers, in the workplace and other aspects of our lives by one who grew up in the spotlight. Extensive notes and index.
Fine/Fine. # B8779. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aldrich, Armistead Albert.   HISTORY OF HOUSTON COUNTY TEXAS (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1943. 1st ed. 225 pages. Hardcover. Title continues: [Together with Biographical Sketches of Many Pioneers and Later Citizens of Said County, Who Have Made Notable Contributions to its Development and Progress. Information on schools, churches, and Civic Organizations]. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper. Red cloth-covered boards with black title on front and spine.
Good/No Jacket. Solid binding, spine ends & corners a bit worn. A few small lightly silverfished areas on boards. Interior nice & unmarked. # E0504. $190.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Allen, William, & Sue Hastings Taylor.   ARANSAS: THE LIFE OF A TEXAS COASTAL COUNTY (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1997. 1st ed. 475 pages. Hardcover. 1571682058 1-57168-205-8. Red leather covered boards with bright gilt titles. Black cloth-covered slipcase with paste-on illustrated label. Book is signed by co-author Sue Taylor on the title page. Notes, sources, and index.
Fine/No Jacket. No sign of use or handling on book or slipcase. # E1757. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Allerton, Rt. Hon Lord, Fairfax Lodge 32.   ANTIENT, FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF ENGLAND, PROVINCE OF WEST YORKSHIRE: ACCOUNT OF FAIRFAX LODGE, NO. 3255 GUISELEY, YORKS ANCIENT  
England: Privately Printed, 1909. 1st ed. 71 pages. Hardcover. Transactions, being an account of the formation, consecration and first year's work of the Fairfax Lodge, No. 3255, Guiseley, Yorks. History of the lodge, along with history & peerage of the Fairfax family. B/w illustrations and photos. This copy SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Albert Lord Fairfax to Col. Arthur Herbert, who notably served in the Old Dominion Rifles of Viginia during the Civil War. Laid in is a newspaper clipping from 03/20/1909 telling of the loss of Lord Fairfax's historic colonial home on their 900 acre plantation, Northampton in Prince Georges County, MD. Interesting association.
Good+/No Jacket. Covers have four slits for 2 silk ribbon clasps, but ribbons are gone. Otherwise nice in cream leatherette with gilt royal coat of arms. # B9269. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Allison, Jim.   MEN CRY TOO (SIGNED)  
Houston: Leaman-Hogan, 1963. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. Inscribed by the author.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3666. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Altman, Violet and Seymour.   THE BOOK OF BUFFALO POTTERY (SIGNED)  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1969. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. History of the Larkin company (parent of Buffalo Pottery) and growth of the pottery company. Illustrated with b/w photos of hundreds of Buffalo pieces. Inscribed to previous owners and signed by both authors on the front endpaper.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, solid hinges. Sharp corners, finger soil and scuffing on boards. No dustjacket. # E0889. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, Charles G.   DEEP CREEK MERCHANT: THE STORY OF WILLIAM HENRY 'PETE' SNYDER, 1836-1916  
Snyder, Texas: Snyder Publishing, 1984. Limited ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. Special Centennial Edition signed by the author and numbered 478. Light brown leather cover with circular portrait and bright gilt titles. Biography with lots of North Texas county history. Map endpapers, different front and rear. Illustrated with drawings by Lu Bright and b/w photos. Publication sponsored by Scurry County Historical Commission, Snyder, Texas. Indexed.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Bright, clean, and tight. Top corners lightly bumped. # B8226. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, Rex.   NIGHT CALLS (SIGNED)  
New York: St. Martin's, 1986. 1st ed. 248 pages. Hardcover. 0312572794 0-312-57279-4. Mystery novel by a Houston author. SIGNED first edition.
Near Fine/VG. Clean & solid copy. Dustjacket worn at spine tips, corners. # B0069. $7.00   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  
Andrews, Nick.   DEATH BY GOLD (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2005. 1st ed. 428 pages. Paperback. 1420863932 1420863932. Semi-autobiographical novel of intrigue and the quest for gold in the Mediterranean. SIGNED by the author. Inscribed "Fair winds, following seas".
New/Wraps. new A new copy. New old stock from our archives. # 26502. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Apple, Max.   ZIP: A NOVEL OF THE LEFT AND THE RIGHT (SIGNED)  
New York: Viking Press, 1978. 1st ed. 183 pages. Hardcover. 0670796921 0-670-79692-1. Inscribed "For Lynne & Jeff, Best regards, March 31, 1981".
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight. Dustjacket is price clipped. # A9279. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
B., Micheal.   I: A.M. MESSAGE CARDS PRESENTS: TEARS OF A DRAGONFLY  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2008. 244 pages. Paperback. 1438901321 1438901321. Inscribed to previous owner and appears to be signed by the author. (Very difficult to read most of signature.)
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, without wear or other marks. # E0833. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bakarich, Sarah Grace, & Kathleen M. Ben.   THERE'S TREASURE IN OUR HILLS (SIGNED)  
No Place: Self Published, 1947. 1st ed. 15 pages. Paperback. Self published pamphlet of free-verse by Bennett and Arizona historical essay by Bakarich. Sixguns 119. Tall, narrow (3.3 x 7.6 inch) stapled pamphlet in blue card cover with drawing of miner, mule, and horse. SIGNED inside front cover by both authors.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slightly tanned around edges. # E0546. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Balmain, Melissa.   JUST US: ADVENTURES AND TRAVELS OF A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER  
Boston: Faber & Faber, 1998. 1st ed. 207 pages. Hardcover. 0571199488 0-571-19948-8. Inscribed and signed by the author and by Gina Ingoglia, mother of the author, who did the drawings at the beginning of each chapter.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight. # B8040. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bard, William E.   BURNING EMBERS (SIGNED)  
Wichita Falls: Nortex Press, 1970. 1st ed. 38 pages. Paperback. Signed by the author.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3680. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barker, Elliot S.   WHEN THE DOGS BARK 'TREED' (SIGNED)  
Portales, NM: Bishop Printing/Litho, 1975. Reprint. 209 pages. Hardcover. The great dustjacket is a hunt painting by Paul Phillips of Santa Fe. Based on the author's experience in 1930 working on the private Vermejo Park Hunting Club in the New Mexico mountains. Inscribed 'With all good wishes' and signed by the author. Map endpapers.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, owner name embossed on FEP. Bright dustjacket is rubbed along edges and spine ends. # B8661. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnstone, Howard.   THE ARCHITECTURE OF JOHN F. STAUB: HOUSTON & THE SOUTH  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1979. Limited ed. 363 pages. Hardcover. 0292740131 0-292-74013-1. # 47 of 200 special limited edition copies SIGNED by Barnstone & Staub. Printed on 70 pound paper, bound in black cloth spine with beveled terracotta cloth boards which are very thick. I a matching slipcase. Barnstone explores and documents the works of noted architect John F. Staub, whose works include Bayou Bend, the President's House at Rice University, and many private residences. 28 color and numerous b/w photos & drawings and plans. Chronology of works, glossary, bibliogrpahy, index.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Immaculate. # A0606. $750.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Stephanie.   CURSE OF THE JENRI (SIGNED)  
Createspace, 2017. 1st ed. 353 pages. Paperback. 1542830796 1542830796. Strong women dominate in this tale of myth and magic.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 35930. $15.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Stephanie.   NINE LIVES: THE BETE BOOK 2 (SIGNED)  
CreatSpace, 2017. 2nd ed. 270 pages. Paperback. 1544666713 1544666713. Sci-Fi/Fantasy for young adults. Signed by the author, a friend of our store.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 35981. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Stephanie.   SAVING TESSA (SIGNED)  
Createspace, 2017. 1st ed. 273 pages. Paperback. 1542980429 1542980429. Young adult fantasy adventure, SIGNED by the author.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 35929. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Stephanie.   TAROT QUEEN (SIGNED)  
Dragon Faerie, 2017. 1st ed. 260 pages. Paperback. 1545308624 1545308624. Romantic fantasy. Signed by the author, a friend of our store.
New/Wraps. New book. # 35980. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barras, Lloyd Gaudet.   EARLY HOMES OF LAKE CHARLES (SIGNED)  
Baton Rouge: Claitor's Publishing Division, . 1st ed. 220 pages. Hardcover. History of each home, with b/w photos. Glossary and index. Signed on the title page by the author. Scarce book.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, square corners. Dustjacket has a quarter-inch tear at top front corner. # E1738. $135.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barres, Maurice.   UN HOMME LIBRE (SIGNED, FRENCH LANGUAGE)  
Paris: Perrin et Cie, 1889. 1st ed. 297 pages. Boards. Original 1889 French language edition by the noted French novelist and politician. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page to Jacques St. Cere. Bound in marbled paper over boards, with small leather spine label pasted on. This is the 2nd book in his 'Le Culte du Moi' (Cult of the Self) trilogy. A very interesting association copy.
Good/No Jacket. Some losses to the paper covers along spine edge. Binding very firm and straight. Light browning to paper, with scattered light foxing. # B9268. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barrett, Anna Pearl.   JUNETEENTH IN TEXAS: A CELEBRATION (SIGNED) FEATURING PELTON, ANNIE, NEECIE, AND ROYCE  
Houston: Larksdale Press, 1986. 1st ed. 34 pages. Paperback. 0898961114 0-89896-111-4. The "Middlebatch" kids gain a better understanding of this uniquely Texas holiday celebrating emancipation. Inscribed to Mary and signed by the author, dated 6/14/86. Illustrated throughout by Joseph Harris. First edition stated.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B4603. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barrett, John Paul.   SEA STORIES OF DOLPHINS AND DEAD SAILORS  
Astoria: Gaff Press, 1987. 1st ed. 117 pages. Hardcover. 0961962909 0-9619629-0-9. Canvas covered handmade book with black woodcut and titles. Collected stories of the author and others. Woodcuts by Sarah Chamberlain and illustrations by Michael deWaide. Signed by the author on the FFEP and dated 10/91.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight. # B8050. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barta, Carolyn.   BILL CLEMENTS: TEXIAN TO HIS TOENAILS (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1996. 1st ed. 479 pages. Hardcover. 157168090X 1-57168-090-X. Biography of Texas first Republican governor since Reconstruction. Signed to 'John, good reading, Bill Clements' and also signed by the author.
Fine/Fine. Tight, with no wear. # E0206. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Belton, James, & E.G. Odell.   HUNTING THE HUN (SIGNED)  
New York: D. Appleton, 1918. 1st ed. 270 pages. Hardcover. Accounts of trench warfare in France in World War I, particulary the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in which four Canadian divisions of the Canada Corps defeated the Germans at a great cost. Written by Captain James Belton and Lt. E.G. (Ernest) Odell of #2 Platoon, 24th Canadian Division. Illustrated with 8 b/w photos. In red-orange cloth with gilt lettering. This copy SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Odell to former Governor of Texas, T.M. Campbell, and dated September 12, 1918. A very uncommon original, rare in a signed state.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, a few spots lightened by silverfish, couple of stray water drops on cover. Interior clean and unmarked. First edition, same date with (1) on last page of text. # B8255. $275.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Benefield, June.   LAUGHING TO KEEP FROM CRYING (SIGNED)  
Houston: Gulf publishing, 1972. 1st ed. 116 pages. Hardcover. 0872014258 0-87201-425-8. Forty newspaper columns, and two additional articles by longtime Houston Chronicle newspaper columnist. Signed by the author on the FFEP.
Fine/VG. Dustjacket a bit sun-faded. # E1319. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Block, Lawrence.   THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE: THE NEW BERNIE RHODENBARR MYSTERY (SIGNED)  
New York: Dutton, 1999. 1st ed. 280 pages. Hardcover. 0525945008 0-525-94500-8. Signed by the author.
Fine/Near Fine. There is a 'Signed Copy' sticker on the front of the dustjacket. # B8786. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boesch, Paul.   MUCH OF ME IN EACH OF THESE (SIGNED)  
Houston: Permier Press, 1966. 1st ed. 72 pages. Hardcover. Noted double Silver Star veteran, pro wrestler known as the voice of Houston Wrestling presents poems on war & death, the sea and nature. SIGNED 'With all my best wishes, sincerely, Paul Boesch, Dec 1966'. The war section is illustrated with eerily striking pencil drawings by Vic Green. Uncommon.
Near Fine/Good+. # B6557. $160.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bovard, James.   THE BUSH BETRAYAL (SIGNED)  
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. 1st ed. 330 pages. Hardcover. 140396727X 140396727X. Signed by the author on a Laissez Faire Books bookplate.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B9586. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bovard, James.   TERRORISM AND TYRANNY: TRAMPLING FREEDOM, JUSTICE, AND PEACE TO RID THE WORLD OF EVIL (SIGNED)  
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 1st ed. 440 pages. Hardcover. 1403963681 1403963681. Explains how the war on terror is really a war on American's privacy and freedom. Signed on a Laissez Faire Books bookplate by the author.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9585. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boyer, G.G.   THE GUNS OF MORGETTE  
New York: Walker and Company, 1982. Reprint. 204 pages. Hardcover. 0802740073 0-8027-4007-3. Signed on the title page by the author.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket spine sunned, two small tears on back, priceclipped. # B8753. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brear, Holly Beachley.   INHERIT THE ALAMO: MYTH AND RITUAL AT AN AMERICAN SHRINE (SIGNED)  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1995. 1st ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. 0292708246 0-292-70824-6. A study of ethnic and cultural differences over the history and myth of the Alamo. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # B8849. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Briscoe, Eugenia.   CITY BY THE SEA: A HISTORY OF CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, 1519-1875 (SIGNED)  
New York: Vantage Press, 1985. 1st ed. 313 pages. Hardcover. 0533064406 0-533-06440-6. B/w maps, charts, and illustrations. Notes, bibliography, and index. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Navy blue cloth-covered boards with silver title on spine. Dark sea green dustjacket with white and yellow titles.
Near Fine/Good+. Tight, no name or marks. Dustjacket has slight rub at foot ofspine with light scuffing at corners andspineends. # E1873. $72.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bromfield, Louis.   PLEASANT VALLEY (SIGNED)  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1945. Reprint. 302 pages. Hardcover. Inscribed 'With Best Wishes' and signed by the author on the half-title page in blue ink. Illustrated with drawings by Kate Lord. Pictorial endpapers. Black shiny cloth-covered boards with gilt title in red box. Dustjacket flaps laid in.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no wear. PON dated 1947 on the endpaper. # E0810. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burke, Alafair.   MISSING JUSTICE: A SAMANTHA KINCAID MYSTERY (SIGNED)  
New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2004. 1st ed. 354 pages. Hardcover. 0805073922 0-8050-7392-2. First printing signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or duatjacket. # E1690. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burke, James Lee.   SUNSET LIMITED (SIGNED)  
New York: Doubleday, 1998. 1st ed. 309 pages. Hardcover. 0385488424 0-385-48842-4. Inscribed to the previous owner & SIGNED by the author on the half-title page.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # E1691. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bushnell, Candace.   LIPSTICK JUNGLE  
New York: Hyperion, 2005. 1st ed. 353 pages. Hardcover. 0786868198 0-7868-6819-8. First edition SIGNED and INSCRIBED to previous owner (Renee) by the author.
VG/Fair. Clean, tight. Dustjacket has large mended tear and ragged place on top edge associated with it. # B8757. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buvens, Norma O'Rena Montgomery.   JUST INSIDE THE GATE (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1998. 1st ed. 28 pages. Hardcover. 1571689249 1-57168-924-9. Story from the author's early life in Texas at the turn of the century. Illustrated by her daughter Normareen Buvens Smith, and signed by the artist.
Fine/No Jacket. Signed: "Always do the right thing!" Norma Buvens Smith. Our archive copy. # B2568. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Campbell, Camilla.   GALLEONS SAIL WESTWARD  
Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1939. 1st ed. 326 pages. Hardcover. A story for children, based on the RELACION of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, as translated by F.W. Hodges. Bibliography and glossary of pronunciation of Spanish and Indian words and names. Illustrated with block prints by Ena McKinney. Red map endpapers. Red cloth-covered boards with title in a blue block, and blue title on spine. Signed by the author 'My best regards - Camilla Campbell'.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, square corners are barely scuffed. No owner name or marks. # B8349. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cardwell, Kenneth H.   BERNARD MAYBECK: ARTISAN, ARCHITECT, ARTIST (SIGNED)  
Santa Monica: Hennessey & Ingalls, 1996. Reprint. 256 pages. Paperback. 0912158999 0-912158-99-9. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, Signed by author dated 1998. # B4608. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carleton, Don E.   WHO SHOT THE BEAR¨: J. EVETTS HALEY AND THE EUGENE C. BARKER TEXAS HISTORY CENTER  
Austin: Wind River Press, 1984. Limited ed. 31 pages. Hardcover. Numbered 230 of 295 copies and SIGNED by David Holman who designed and printed the book. Promotional flyer in original envelope included.
Fine/Good+. Unsold copy from our archives. The thin, plain white original dustjacket is present, with one inch tear and slight foxing. # B7492. $85.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carpenter, C. Keith.   GHOSTS OF EMILY GRAY: A SUPERNATURAL TELLING  
Dickinson, TX: Hollow Horse Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. 255 pages. Paperback. 0615920225 0-615-92022-5. The ghosts of Emily Gray haunt her surviving twin sister, Erin who tries to keep her family and world together after breaking from the occult underworld. For young adult readers. Signed by the author.
New/Wraps. # 33746. $15.95   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 (SIGNED)  
New York: Penguin Books, 2000. Reprint. 670 pages. Paperback. 0140272011 0-14-027201-1. The story of the Apollo Space Program. Foreword by Tom Hanks. Inscribed to NASA engineer's grandkids "See you on the moon! Best wishes", signed by the author and dated 5/16/2000.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no reader crease. # E1953. $35.00   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  
Chalfant, Frank E.   GALVESTON: ISLAND OF CHANCE  
Houston: Treasures of Nostalgia, 1997. 1st ed. 179 pages. Hardcover. 0965956601 0-9659566-0-1. History of the good ole days of gambling in Galveston County. Much on the clubs and casinos of the Maceo and Fertitta families, Balinese Room, Murdoch's Bathhouse and others. Hundreds of color and b/w photos of buildings, equipment, chips, ephemera and other gambling paraphenalia for the collector. Clubs flourished on the island, as well as the Silver Moon and the Rose Garden in Dickinson. In slick photo boards, no dj as issued. SIGNED by the author.
New/No Jacket. # 16948. $27.95   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  
Chariton, Wallace O.   100 DAYS IN TEXAS, EXPLORING THE ALAMO LEGENDS, FORGET THE ALAMO: THREE VOLUME SET (SIGNED, LIMITED 1/189 LEATHERBOUND)  
Plano, Texas: Wordware Publishing, 1990. Limited ed. 983 pages. Leather. Three volume leatherbound set limited to 189 copies and signed in each book on the title page by the author. Black leather bindings with two raised bands. Bright gilt titles and illustration of the Alamo on fronts. All edges gilt and ribbon markers. Map of Texas 1836 endpapers. Nice collection of Wally's works, well-noted, with maps, b/w illustrations and extensive bibliographies.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E0499. $250.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, Anne.   AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE: LETTERS FROM AN AMBASSADOR'S WIFE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1969. 232 pages. Hardcover. 0292700016 0-292-70001-6. Wife of U.S. ambassador to Australia 1965-1968 details in letters to friends & family their adventures traveling through-out that country. SIGNED by Anne Clark.
VG/VG. # A2844. $6.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, John E.   THE FALL OF THE DUKE OF DUVAL (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1995. Reprint. 351 pages. Hardcover. 1571680497 1-57168-049-7. Inside story of the end of the corrupt political empire of George Parr in South Texas. Second printing of first edition. Signed on FEP by the author.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E1874. $28.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, Joseph, & Moudy, James M.   A HOPE OF WISDOM: TWO ESSAYS ON EDUCATION  
Fort Worth: T.C.U. Press, 1973. Limited ed. 86 pages. Hardcover. # 63 of 400 limited edition copies, this one inscribed by Moudy. Two essays: Addison(1873) and Moudy (1973) examine the concepts of education. The first book in TCU's Centennial Series.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Title page shows price sticker removal. # A0656. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cloud, Dan.   THE AESCULAPIAN (SIGNED)  
Savannah, GA: Frederic C. Beil, 1998. 1st ed. 359 pages. Hardcover. 0913720984 0-913720-98-4. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author.
Near Fine/Fine. Slightly cocked. # B8790. $9.00   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  
Coleman, Britta.   POTTER SPRINGS: A NOVEL  
New York: Center Street, 2005. 1st ed. 294 pages. Hardcover. 0446577782 0-446-57778-2. Love and loss in Texas. Inscribed and signed by the author.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no owner marks. # B8234. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Colley, Barbara.   POLISHED OFF: A CHARLOTTE LARUE MYSTERY (SIGNED)  
New York: Kensington, 2004. 1st ed. 245 pages. Hardcover. 1575668777 1-57566-877-7. A southern cozy mystery, set in New Orleans. Signed by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear, no other marks. # E0682. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Compton, Dewey.   GULF COAST GARDENER  
Houston: Gulf Coast Press, 1961. 1st ed. 234 pages. Hardcover. Inscribed Good Luck and Good Gardening, Dewey P. Compton.
VG/Fair. Book is clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has rubbing and short tears. # B7716. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Connelly, Michael.   THE BRASS VERDICT (SIGNED)  
Boston: Little, Brown, 2008. 1st ed. 422 pages. Hardcover. 0316166294 0-316-16629-4. The author has signed this first printing on the title page.
Fine/Fine. No indication of use or handling. # E1692. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cordle, Tom.   THE DISAPPEARING CEMETERY: AN UNPARALLELED MOUNTAIN TALE  
Tellico Plains: Talking Leaves, 2002. 1st ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. 0972203907 0-9722039-0-7. Inscribed and signed by the author, dated 2002.
Fine/Fine. No wear. # B9551. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Courtney, Bill.   AGAINST THE GRAIN: A COACH'S WISDOM ON CHARACTER, FAITH, AND LOVE  
New York: Weinstein Books, 2014. 1st ed. 220 pages. Hardcover. 1602862249 1-60286-224-9. Courtney describes the key principles that have helped young people and adults to live better and more fulfilled lives. Signed by the author on the halftitle page.
Fine/Fine. Appears unread. # E1623. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crady, Kate McAlpin.   FREE STEPPIN  
Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1938. 1st ed. 83 pages. Hardcover. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by both the author and by the illustrator, dated October 18, 1938. Negro Dialect poems on plantation life, daily activities, life on the delta, all from another era. Red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine. Five b/w aquatints.
Near Fine/Good. Clean, tight, sharp corners. The yellow dustjacket is ragged on the top edge. The 1938 1st, no indication of later printing. 1.50 price on dustjacket. # B8204. $115.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crider, Bill.   BOOKED FOR A HANGING (SIGNED)  
New York: St. Martin's, 1992. 1st ed. 202 pages. Hardcover. 0312081499 0-312-08149-9. A Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mystery. First edition, signed by the author on the title page. The Sheriff searches for a killer and a rare book.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight. Spine top lightly bumped. Dustjacket scuffed and wrinkled at spine top. # E1493. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crisp, Margie.   RIVER OF CONTRASTS: THE TEXAS COLORADO (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 228 pages. Paperback. 1603444661 1-60344-466-1. Color photos, maps, and works of art illustrate this book about the longest river with both its headwaters and terminus in Texas. It follows the stories of the people and the animals who live along the river and depend upon it. Notes, resources, list of artworks, and index. Large softcover with frenchflaps. Signed by the author on the halftitle page.
VG/Wraps. Minimal shelfwear, new copy with publisher stamp on FEP. # E1330. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crombie, Deborah.   NOW MAY YOU WEEP (SIGNED)  
New York: Avon Books, 2004. Reprint. 397 pages. Paperback. 006052524X 0-06-052524-X. SIGNED by Texas author, this mass market mystery is fourth in the series featuring Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. Autographed copy. # B5488. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crook, Elizabeth.   THE RAVEN'S BRIDE: A NOVEL OF ELIZA, SAM HOUSTON'S FIRST WIFE (SIGNED)  
New York: Doubleday, 1991. 1st ed. 369 pages. Hardcover. 0385417756 0-385-41775-6. Historical fiction about their short-lived marriage and ensuing scandal. SIGNED & INSCRIBLED by author to owner on half title page, and dated March 4, 1991.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, owner bookplate. Dustjacket has a wrinkle at spine top. # E1823. $13.00   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  
Cummings, Priscilla.   CHADWICK THE CRAB (SIGNED)  
Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1989. Reprint. 30 pages. Boards. 087033347X 0-87033-347-X. Children's picture book about a crab from Chesapeake Bay who moves to the Baltimore aquarium. Illustrated byA.R. Cohen. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, straight, and square. # B8815. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dailey, Janet.   NOTORIOUS (SIGNED)  
New York: HarperCollins, 1996. Reprint. 342 pages. Hardcover. 0060176970 0-06-017697-0. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author.
Near Fine/Fine. Edges tanned, no wear. # B8792. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dalby, Robert.   KISSING BABIES AT THE PIGGLY WIGGLY (SIGNED)  
New York: Putnam, 2007. 1st ed. 273 pages. Hardcover. 0399154280 0-399-15428-0. Signed on the title page by the author.
VG/Near Fine. Tight, square book with remainder mark on bottom. Bright dustjacket with mild scuffing on back. # B8772. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Daniels, A. Pat.   TREASURED TREES: STORIES OF SEVERAL HISTORICAL TREES IN HOUSTON AND HARRIS COUNTY (SIGNED)  
Houston: OMS Publishing, 1977. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. B/w photos and artwork illustrate stories of several historic trees in Houston & Harris County, including 'Santa Anna's Surrender Tree.' SIGNED by Pat Daniels.
Fine/Wraps. Hint of foxing, else Fine new old stock from our archives. # E1860. $18.00     Inquire Now  
Dauphin, Sue.   SJOGREN'S SYNDROME: THE 'SNEAKY' ARTHRITIS  
Tequesta, FL: Pixel Press, 1987. 1st ed. 158 pages. Paperback. 0962035408 0-9620354-0-8. An examination of Sjogren's Syndrome, an autoimmune disorder which sometimes accompanies rheumatoid arthritis, and presents with dry eye and other glandular abnormalities. .
Fine/Wraps. SIGNED by the author. # B7762. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, W. Parks.   BIG STRIPES TO FREEDOM (SIGNED)  
Baltimore: Publish America, 2006. 1st ed. 196 pages. Paperback. 1424149967 1424149967.
New/Wraps. New book. signed by the author. # 28943. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
de Granada, Friar Luis.   EXERCICIOS Y MEDITACIONES POR LOS DIAS DE LA SEMANA SANTA CON UNA EXPLICACION EXACTA DE LAS SAGRADAS CEREMONIAS  
Madrid: D. Manuel Martin, 1778. 456 pages. Leather. Lessons and Meditations for the Holy Week, with Exact Explanation of the Sacred Ceremonies. Spanish language text. Illustrated with marbled endpapers. Full page engravings 9.5 x 16.5cm. In brown calf leather with brass clasps, front free endpaper missing.
Good+/No Jacket. Head and heel wear to spine, some browning. # A8319. $160.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
de la Teja, Jesus.   A REVOLUTION REMEMBERED: THE MEMOIRS AND SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE OF JUAN N. SEGUIN (SIGNED)  
Austin: State House Press, 1991. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0938349686 0-938349-68-6. Biographical study of the Tejano, controversial in his own time, who is gaining his rightful place among the patriots of the Texas revolution. Map endpapers, appendices, bibliography, and index. SIGNED by the editor on the half-title page.
Fine/Near Fine. Book has no wear, no name or marks. Dustjacket has tiny tear at lower front flap fold. # E1848. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Deaver, Michael K.   A DIFFERENT DRUMMER: MY THIRTY YEARS WITH RONALD REAGAN  
New York: HarperCollins, 2001. 1st ed. 228 pages. Hardcover. 0060197846 0-06-019784-6. With a forword by Nancy Reagan. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. # B8778. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Derry, Ramsay.   THE WORLD OF ROBERT BATEMAN (SIGNED)  
New York: Random House, 1985. 1st ed. 167 pages. Hardcover. 0394546547 0-394-54654-7. More than ninety paintings, with much commentary by the artist. Signed by the artist on the halftitle page. 12 x 11 inch format.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, no wear on book. Owner name blacked out. Dustjacket has no tears, but tiny scuff at top edge of spine. # B9425. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Deshields, James T.   THEY SAT IN HIGH PLACE: THE PRESIDENTS AND GOVERNORS OF TEXAS (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1940. 1st ed. 484 pages. Hardcover. Biographical portraits and sketches of past presidents and govenors of Texas. B/w portrait and signature facsimile of each person. Index. Signed by the author on the halftitle page. Dark red boards with black titles. No dustjacket.
VG/No Jacket. Sewn binding is strong. Corners square, spine ends softened. I love you penned on foredge. # E1673. $115.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dionne, Karen.   THE MARSH KING'S DAUGHTER (SIGNED)  
New York: Putnam, 2017. 1st ed. 310 pages. Hardcover. 0735213003 0-7352-1300-3. Eerie thriller, signed on the title page by the author.
Fine/Fine. No indication of use or handling. # E1685. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dis, Adriann Van.   THE SHELL: AN AFRICAN TALE  
Noordwijk: by the author, 1992. 29 pages. Hardcover.
Fine/No Jacket. # B1028. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobler, Conrad.   THEY CALL ME DIRTY SIGNED  
New York: Putnam, 1988. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0399133992 0-399-13399-2. NFL from the inside, written with the help of sports writer Vic Carucci. Inscribed to Steven and signed by Dobler.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Intact Dj has no chips, rubs or tears. # A9314. $13.50   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  
du Mont, John S.   CUSTER BATTLE GUNS (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)  
Ft. Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1974. Limited ed. 113 pages. Leather. Copy No. 21 of an edition limited to 50 copies, signed by the author, and bound in dark blue leather. Stamped in gilt along inside edges. Spine title and front saber decoration also stamped in gilt. History of the weapons carried by both sides at the Little Bighorn. Armory records, B/w photos and drawings throughout. Indexed.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight with minor scuffing at corners. # E1354. $275.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dunnigan, James F., & Austin Bay.   FROM SHIELD TO STORM: HIGH TECH WEAPONS, MILITARY STRATEGY, & COALITION WARFARE IN THE PERSIAN GULF  
New York: William Morrow, 1992. 1st ed. 512 pages. Hardcover. What really happened in the Gulf War. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Austin Bay.
Fine/Fine. # A5190. $17.00     Inquire Now  
Dunson, John.   KEEPER OF SECRETS: DAY ONE (SIGNED)  
Alpharetta: Black & White Publishing, 2002. 1st ed. 309 pages. Hardcover. 0971442053 0-9714420-5-3. Dunson's novel of political intrigue. SIGNED, dated 06/16/02, with a lengthy inscription on dedication page.
Fine/Fine. # A8814. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Durr, Ben.   MISS EMILY: THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Santa Fe, NM: Sunstone Press, 2001. 1st ed. 319 pages. Hardcover. 0865343225 0-86534-322-5. Story blending legend and fact at Texas beginnings. Glossary of Spanish words and phrases. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, without wear. # E0165. $12.00   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  
Edmonds, Elmer (Eve).   ATOMIC 'ENERY TRIES DEEP SEA EXPLORING (SIGNED)  
New York: Pageant Press, 1954. 1st ed. 220 pages. Hardcover. Third in Atomic 'Enery series features the Hero & his little sister Beta Ray. Binding very firm, corners sharp. Spine ends slightly softened. Signed by the author, o/w unmarked.
Near Fine/VG. Dj has three tiny tears & small chips corners & ends of spine. # A4250. $25.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edwards, Joshua.   GRACE PACE: OVERCOMING FEAR, FAILURE, AND FATIGUE IN THE JOURNEY  
Friendswood, TX: Joshua Edwards, 2018. 1st ed. 187 pages. Paperback. 1986378926 1-986378-92-6. Inspirational work SIGNED by the author, a pastor in West Columbia, Texas.
New/Wraps. New book. # 36453. $14.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eisenhauer, Anita, & Gigi Starnes.   CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS: A PICTURE POSTCARD HISTORY (SIGNED)  
Corpus Christi: Anita's Antiques, 1987. 1st ed. 77 pages. Hardcover. 215 images with several paragraphs descriptive text beside each. All in color, index. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks other than author signature. # E1866. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Estleman, Loren D.   WHISKEY RIVER (UNCORRECTED PROOFS)  
New York: Bantam, 1990. Proof ed. 262 pages. Paperback. 0553070428 0-553-07042-8. UNCORRECTED PROOF of this Prohibition Era Detroit crime novel. Tradepaper size 9 inches tall. Several small, pale spots on top edge.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. No reader crease or visible wear. Several small, pale spots on top edge. # A7792. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Euler, Robert C.   THE PAIUTE PEOPLE  
Phoenix: Indian Tribal Series, 1972. Limited ed. 106 pages. Paperback. Limited edition # 9285 of 15,000 numbered copies signed by the Tribal Chairman, Bill Tom. History of the tribe, b/w & color photos. Medal not included.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. Spine sunned. # A6735. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Faulkner, William.   THE MANSION (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
New York: Random House, 1959. Limited ed. 436 pages. Hardcover. The final volume in the Snopes Triology. In black cloth over beveled boards with gilt lettering. First printing stated on copyright page. Limited edition # 432 of 500 copies, hand numbered and SIGNED by William Faulkner.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Pages a bit toned, else Fine. Corners are sharp. No marks orscuffs. # B7150. $975.00   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  
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  
Felton, Bill & Harry.   NONE OF THE ABOVE: POLITICAL WATERSHED AT THE GRASS ROOTS  
Alvin, TX: Swan Publishing, 1992. 1st ed. 230 pages. Paperback. 0943629055 0-943629-05-5. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author. Commentary on American politics and political campaigning.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear. # E0392. $8.00   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  
Francis, Dick.   SHATTERED (SIGNED)  
New York: Putnam, 2000. 1st ed. 289 pages. Hardcover. 0399146601 0-399-14660-1.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, author signed. # B6515. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freeman, John.   TWO POEMS: THE RED PATH AND THE WOUNDED BIRD (SIGNED/NUMBERED)  
Cambridge, Dunster House, 1921. 1st ed. 30 pages. Hardcover. Number 15 of fifty reserved for sale in Great Britain, numbered and signed by John Freeman. Ex-library in blue boards, gray spine with title block pasted on.
X-Lib Good+/No Jacke. Boards worn at tips. Usual library stamps, labels and pocket. # B3651. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Friar, Wlilie K.   BLUBBA TRANSITS THE PANAMA CANAL (SIGNED)  
Boulder, CO: self, 1999. 1st ed. Paperback. Story of whale illustrates the workings of the Panama Canal. Colorful pictures by Luciana Tranchina Ravizza. Signed by the author and dated March 12, 2001.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5044. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frost, H. Gordon.   BLADES AND BARRELS: SIX CENTURIES OF COMBINATION WEAPONS (SIGNED, DELUXE LIMITED ED. OF 300)  
El Paso: Walloon Press, 1972. Limited ed. 298 pages. Hardcover. This is copy number 299/300 of a deluxe limited edition, SIGNED by the author, and dated September 1, 1972. Brown leatherette with bright copper embossed oval on front and copper titles on spine. Illustrated with 397 b/w photos of the weapons, each with description. Endorsed as a definitive reference work by the American Society of Arms Collectors.
Fine/No Jacket. No indication of use or handling. # E0915. $285.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fuermann, George.   THE NEW YEAR IN HOUSTON 1864  
Houston: The Bookman, 1963. Limited ed. 4 pages. Paperback. Five hundred copies of this pamphlet were printed for C. Dorman David's The Bookman in January, 1964 and signed by the author. The sepia-tone photo on the cover shows the west side of Main Street between Congress and Preston Avenues. Stapled, but also tied with yarn as a decoration.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, firm, unmarked. No wear. # B5725. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gambrell, Herbert.   ANSON JONES: THE LAST PRESIDENT OF TEXAS  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1948. 1st ed. 530 pages. Hardcover. Gambrell's acclaimed biography of Anson Jones. Bibliography, index, and map endpapers. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Stated first edition. BTB 68-A; Campbell p.33; Dobie, p.36.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding and hinges solid. No stray marks. Corners quite square. Most of gilt title on spine is rubbed off. # E1888. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garcia, Lionel G.   THE DAY THEY TOOK MY UNCLE AND OTHER STORIES (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas Christian Univ., 2001. 234 pages. Hardcover. 0875652352 0-87565-235-2. Short stories, mostly from South Texas and set in Hispanic culture. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no wear. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1943. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gard, Wayne.   UNITARIANISM IN DALLAS, 1899-1968 (SIGNED) AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF THE FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF DALLAS  
Dallas: First Unitarian Church, 1973. 1st ed. 75 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED by the author, b/w photos.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Crisp, no bumps, rubs, or marks. # A3088. $16.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garland, Sherry.   BEST HORSE ON THE FORCE (SIGNED)  
New York: Henry Holt, 1991. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. 0805016589 0-8050-1658-9. Children's action-adventure story involving the Houston Mounted Police. Inscribed and signed by the author. NOT X-LIBRARY OR SCHOOL.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Shelfwear. # B1200. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garwood, Ellen Clayton.   WILL CLAYTON: A SHORT BIOGRAPHY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1958. 1st ed. 164 pages. Hardcover. Life of former Secretary of State Clayton, who was instrumental in developing the Marshall Plan following WWII. B/w photos, chronology, index.
Fine/Fine. SIGNED by his daughter, the author. # A2946. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gatlin, Mrs. R.E. (Lou).   TAKE COVER  
Wichita Falls: Western Christian Found., 198. 93 pages. Hardcover. A mix of church history of the Southside Assembly of God in Wichita Falls, Texas, poems about the tornados that wiped them out, other poetry and biographical sketches of members. INSCRIBED & SIGNED copy.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B3336. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Geue, Ethel Hander.   NEW HOMES IN A NEW LAND: GERMAN IMMIGRATION TO TEXAS 1847-1861  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1970. 1st ed. 166 pages. Hardcover. Genealogical records concerning German immigration in Texas. Includes extensive immigrant list, b/w photos, index. SIGNED 'With best wishes' by the author.
VG/VG. New old stock from our achives. Top edge lightly foxed, else Fine. # A0445. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Geyer, Nancy.   FRAILTIES (SIGNED)  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1985. 1st ed. 448 pages. Hardcover. 0316308927 0-316-30892-7. Novel set in Houston. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Geyer.
VG/Good. Dj a chipped and worn. # A5869. $12.25     Inquire Now  
Gibson, Jewel.   JOSHUA BEENE AND GOD (SIGNED)  
New York: Random House, 1946. 1st ed. 238 pages. Hardcover. A humoruous portrayal of religious and political struggle in a small East Texas town. Signed by the author. Rust-brown cloth-covered boards.
VG/VG. Firm binding, Corners and spine tips show very little wear. Dustjacket chipped at spine ends. # B9461. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Giffords, Gabrielle, & Mark Kelly.   GABBY: A STORY OF COURAGE AND HOPE (SIGNED)  
New York: Scribner, 2011. Reprint. 309 pages. Hardcover. 1451661061 1451661061. Third printing, signed by Mark Kelly on the title page.
Fine/Fine. # B8405. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilbert, Charles E. Jr.   A CONCISE HISTORY OF EARLY TEXAS - AS TOLD BY ITS 30 HISTORIC FLAGS  
Houston: ADCO Press, 1964. 80 pages. Hardcover. Color drawings and some history on the various flags of Texas, Six nations, 'come and take it' and others. SIGNED by the author.
Near Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Light foxing to page edges, else Fine in like dustjacket. # A0146. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilbreath, Wes, & Mike Barr.   THE ROAD OUT OF TOWN IS A TWO-WAY STREET THE STORY OF WES GILBREATH, SR. AND SIGNAD  
Gatesville, TX: Mike's Books, 2007. 1st ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. How I escaped the cotton patch and lived to tell about it. B/w photos.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Gift inscription signed by the author. # B4077. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilhuly, Michael and Marilyn.   PRELUDE TO GLORY: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A TEXAS RANGER  
Macon, GA: Stroud and Hall, 2007. 1st ed. 327 pages. Hardcover. 0974537683 0-9745376-8-3. Historical fiction based on the author's Texas Ranger ancestor.
Fine/Fine. Inscribed and Signed by the both authors. # B8125. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Glasscock, Sallie.   DREAMS OF AN EMPIRE: THE STORY OF STEPHEN FULLER AUSTIN AND HIS COLONY IN TEXAS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1951. 1st ed. 213 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Stephen F. Austin and his work in the colonization of Texas. Texas Empire Edition. B/w photos. Autographed by the author.
Good/No Jacket. Has scribbles on endpapers and a few pages. Rear hinge cloth showing. Edges foxed. PON. # A0138. $35.00   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  
Goodwyn, Frank.   LONE-STAR LAND: TWENTIETH CENTURY TEXAS IN PERSPECTIVE  
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. 1st ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. All-encompassing view of Texas in the 1950s. B/w photos. Special Texas Edition, signed.
Good+/Good. Book clean and tight, but faded along edges of boards. DJ worn top of spine, and a little darkened on spine. # A0148. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goodwyn, Frank.   THE MAGIC OF LIMPING JOHN: A STORY OF THE MEXICAN BORDER COUNTRY  
New York: Farrar & Reinhart, 1944. 275 pages. Hardcover. A Borderlands story with woodcut illustrations by Grace Greenwood. Black cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front. Spine cloth is faded, but title still visible. SIGNED on front free endpaper by the author.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, no owner name or marks. Corners and spine ends a little curled, spine sun-faded. # E0855. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gracy II, David B.   SUNRISE!: GOVERNOR BILL DANIEL AND THE SECOND LIBERATION OF GUAM  
Hillsboro, Texas: Hill College Press, 2010. 1st ed. 296 pages. Hardcover. 0912172002 0-912172-00-2. East Texas native appointed in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy to be the fifth civilian governor of the island of Guam. He befriended the people and instigated improvements in the economy and in the lives of the natives.
New/New. A new book signed by the author, a friend of our store. # B5686. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graham, Joe S.   EL RANCHO IN SOUTH TEXAS: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE FROM 1750 (SIGNED)  
Denton, Texas: JOHN Conner Museum/UNT, 1994. 1st ed. 121 pages. Paperback. 0929398580 0-929398-58-0. Written to accompany an exhibit funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this book studies the enfluence of the Spanish ranches along the border in the evolution to the modern ranch in South Texas. B/w photos throughout. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no owner marks. # E1726. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A.C.   THE SANTA CLAUS BANK ROBBERY  
New York: Knopf, 1973. 267 pages. Hardcover. 0394443799 0-394-44379-9. Greene recounts the hapless and tragic bank robbery in Cisco, Texas which took the lives of seven people. In ochre cloth with gilt lettering. SIGNED by the author.
Fine/VG. Dustjacket spine ends a bit softened. # A0826. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greer-Petrie, Cordia.   ANGELINE AT THE SEELBACH (SIGNED)  
Loiusville, KY: Angeling Publishing Co., 193. Reprint. 29 pages. Paperback. Signed by the author. One in a series featuring hill people of the Southern U.S., speaking in dialec Stapled booklet in brown stiff card covers with deckle edge on front cover.
Fine/Wraps. No sign of handling, an exceptionally fine copy. # E0532. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Grusendorf, Arthur A.   AUTHENTIC HUMAN: MAN FIT FOR HAPPINESS AND SURVIVAL  
San Marcos: Custom Publishing, 1975. 2nd ed. 146 pages. Hardcover. Grusendorf writes on the human condition, philosophy, sociology, economics and politics. SIGNED, INSCRIBED & NUMBERED #0050 of an unspecified edition. Quite scarce.
Near Fine/Good+. White dj a bit worn and foxed. # A7720. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Guthrie, Keith.   THE HISTORY OF SAN PATRICIO COUNTY (SIGNED)  
Austin: Nortex Press, 1986. 1st ed. 647 pages. Hardcover. Produced under the auspices of San Patricio County Historical Commission. Drawings and b/w photos, map endpapers, index, and family index. Dark red leather covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine. Inscribed to owners, and SIGNED by the author in purple ink on back of title page.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, tight binding. Two small coffee drips on bottom edge. # E1843. $270.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Guthrie, Keith.   TEXAS FORGOTTEN PORTS: VOLS I, II & III (3-VOLUME SET SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1988. 1st ed. Hardcover. A well-researched 3-volume set issued individually from 1988 to 1995. Each volume is a stated 1st edition, inscribed to the same couple at the time of release. Vol. I (0890156611): Mid-Gulf Coast Ports From Corpus Christi to Matagorda Bay. Vol II (0890158789): River Ports on Red, Brazos, Rio Grande, Caddo Lake, Ports of Jefferson, Houston, Galveston Buffalo Bayou San Luis. Vol. III (0890158983): River Ports on Trinity, Neches, Angelina & Sabine; Ports of Beaumont, Orange, Port Arthur, Port Neches & Sabine Pass. B/w photos, maps & drawings, extensive notes, indexed.
Fine/Near Fine. The dustjacket of Vol I has a short closed tear on back panel and edges a bit softened. Vols 2 & 3 jackets are both Fine. # E1927. $230.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hale, Edward Everett.   HOW TO CONQUER TEXAS, BEFORE TEXAS CONQUERS US  
No Place: Roger Beacham, 1978. 1st ed. 53 pages. Hardcover. Limited to 395 copies, being a reprint of Hale's tract urging northerners to settle in Texas to dilute the impact of her entrance into the Union as a slave state. Reproduction of the tract cover tipped in. Included is a reprint of a speech by Charles J. Jack at the meeting in favor of the Re-annexation of Texas to the United States, April 5, 1844. Cover reproduction also tipped in. Paper covered boards with map decoration and gilt. Fine printing, a Holman design, being # 1 in the Rate Texana Series.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A4727. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Halfmann, Eunice K.   CLOTHESPINS AND CALENDARS: RECOLLECTIONS OF THE PAST (SIGNED)  
Canaan, NH: Phoenix Publishing, 1985. 1st ed. 91 pages. Hardcover. 0914659111 0-914659-11-1. Author writes the story of her mother's life in the village of Plymouth, New Hampshire in the early days. Signed by the author on the title page to the previous owner.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, with no wear on book. Dustjacket has 1/4 inch tear on back edge. # B9402. $15.00   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  
Halsell, H.H.   RANGER (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Wilkinson Printing, 1947. 2nd ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. Historical fiction on the Texas frontier, signed by the author who was born in 1860. Indian fighting adventure and romance after the Civil War. Orange cloth-covered boards with a blue paste-on block containing the title and stage coach illustration. Dustjacket is gold foil with black title and stagecoach drawing.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no owner name or marks. No wear on book. Dustjacket has several very tiny edge tears, but no scuffing. # B8341. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harrigan, Stephen.   CHALLENGER PARK (SIGNED)  
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. 1st ed. 397 pages. Hardcover. 0375412050 0-375-41205-0. Novel about astronauts and the space program.
Fine/Fine. SIGNED by Harrigan on the half title page. # B0312. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hart, Kim.   BEATRICE AND RAYMOND: A UNIVERSAL MESSAGES BOOK (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2012. 1st ed. Paperback. 1477249516 1477249516. A lesson in how change can make us stronger. Beautiful art work by John Garancheski.
New/Wraps. A new book signed by the author. # 33315. $16.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hart, Jeffrey, & signed by Buckley.   THE AMERICAN DISSENT: A DECADE OF MODERN CONSERVATISM (SIGNED BY WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY)  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. 1st ed. 262 pages. Hardcover. This book is inscribed and signed on the front free endpaperP by William F. Buckley and contains a particular emphasis on him and his NATIONAL REVIEW. SIGNED by Buckley, not the author.
Good+/Good+. Clean, tight, light signs of use. # B4296. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Healy, Bill.   THE ADIRONDACKS: A SPECIAL WORLD (SIGNED)  
Utica, NY: North Country Books, 1986. 1st ed. 127 pages. Hardcover. 093205241X 0-932052-41-X. Photographic essay on the mountain areas of New York State. SIGNED on the front endpaper by the author/photographer.
Near Fine/Good+. Nice unmarked. Dustjacket has a half-inch mended tear at top back with light edgewear. # B9178. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hebert, Rachel Bluntzer.   SHADOWS ON THE NUECES: THE SAGA OF CHEPITA RODRIGUEZ (SIGNED)  
Georgia: Banner Press / Emory U., 1942. Reprint. 91 pages. Hardcover. The true legend of Chepita Rodriguez, unjustly hanged in San Patricio in 1863, set in poetic verse. In green embossed silk cloth with gilt lettering. Quite uncommon. Signed by the author on the title page.
VG/Fair. Dustjacket has chips at corners and spine ends. A narrow strip torn out of dustjacket back. Book shows no wear, hinges tight. # E1724. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hemphill, Ken.   YOU ARE GIFTED: YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS AND THE KINGDOM OF GOD (SIGNED)  
Nashville: B & H Publishing, 2009. 1st ed. 222 pages. Hardcover. 0805448624 0-8054-4862-4. Signed 'to Johnny' by the author.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no owner name or marks. # E2033. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henderson, David M.   APPLIED CARTESIAN TENSORS FOR AEROSPACE SIMULATIONS (SIGNED)  
Reston, VA: AIAA, 2006. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. 1563477939 1-56347-793-9. Signed by the author and dated November 2016.
New/No Jacket. New book signed by the author. # E0692. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hernandez, Miguel, & Thomas C. Jones (Tr   SONGBOOK OF ABSENCES  
Washington D.C.: Charioteer Press, 1972. 1st ed. 56 pages. Hardcover. Translations and introduction by Thomas C. Jones, Jr., in a limited edition of 400 copies. Gift inscription signed Tom Jones. Includes a typewritten letter signed Tom Jones. Front free endpaper has a Library of Congress stamp and a Congressional gift stamp. .
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, o/w unmarked. Dj has 2-3 tiny closed edge tears. # A9355. $54.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Herron, Ida Honaker.   THE SMALL TOWN IN AMERICAN DRAMA  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1969. 1st ed. 564 pages. Hardcover. A history of the development of drama of the village and small town. Over 300 plays referenced. B/w photos and illustrations.
Near Fine/Near Fine. SIGNED & INSCRIBED to a favorite graduate student. A very nice copy. # A5737. $18.00   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  
Hershberger, Sally.   FAME, FORTUNE, FRAMED & FREED: A TRIBUTE TO LOVE AND ENDURANCE  
Prairie Village: Leathers Publishing, 1996. 1st ed. 440 pages. Hardcover. 0964689847 0-9646898-4-7. Inscribed & Signed by the author and Jim Hershberger.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, slightly cocked. Dj has few short tears. # B2520. $16.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hickam, Jr., Homer H.   BACK TO THE MOON (SIGNED)  
New York: Delacorte Press, 1999. 1st ed. 447 pages. Hardcover. 0385334222 0-385-33422-2. Space adventure signed by the author, and inscribed to fellow NASA engineer 'To Bob-who knows the truth about all within!'
Near Fine/Near Fine. # E1810. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hines, Pauline McNew, & Melba Langley Ca.   WHISPERS OF NEWTON COUNTY HISTORY, 1940-2000  
Lufkin, Texas: Best of East Texas, 2002. 1st ed. 599 pages. Hardcover. 1878096664 1-878096-66-4. Thorough history of this East Texas county. Produced by the Newton County Historical Commission, and signed by Pauline Hines, a compiler. Well organized with appendices and index.
Fine/Fine. A pristine copy. # B7984. $155.00   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  
House, Boyce.   HOW I TOOK HOLLYWOOD BY STORM  
Dallas: Banks Upshaw and Company, 1942. Limited ed. 26 pages. Hardcover. This first edition is limited to three hundred signed and numbered copies, this being number 13. Illustrated by Vic LeMay. House's funny account of his adventures in Hollywood as a consultant on the movie Boom Town. Blue moire silk over boards with bright gilt title on front. SIGNED by Boyce House.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no wear or owner marks. # B8205. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoving, Thomas.   TUTANKHAMUN: THE UNTOLD STORY  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0671243055 0-671-24305-5. Tells the intrigues, power struggles, and scandals surrounding the discovery of the tomb and recovery of the treasure and mummy. Map endpapers, b/w photos. Signed by the author.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Tips of spine a little softened, otherwise no wear on book. Price-clipped dustjacket has wear and chipping at spine ends. # B9587. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Howard, Robert E.   CONAN THE BARBARIAN  
New York: Gnome Press, Inc., 1954. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. A first printing hardcover collection of five novelettes which originally appeared in various issues of Weird Tales magazine between 1933 & 1935. Stories include: Black Colossus; Shadows in the Moonliht; A Witch Shall Be Born; Shadows in Zamboula; & The Devil in Iron. First edition stated. $3.00 dj price intact. Cover art by Emsh.
VG/Good+. Dustjacket has minor edgewear, with 1/8 inch losses at top & bottom of spine. Pages tanned. Unmarked. Overall a quite presentable copy. # B9665. $195.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Huckabee, Mike.   A SIMPLE CHRISTMAS: TWELVE STORIES THAT CELEBRATE THE TRUE HOLIDAY SPIRIT (SIGNED)  
New York: Sentinel/Penguin, 2009. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 1595230629 1-59523-062-9. Huckabee writes the Christmas memories of his family, stories of homelife in Arkansas. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. # B8822. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hudson, Jim.   DICKINSON: TALLER THAN THE PINES (SIGNED)  
Burnet: Nortex, 1979. 1st ed. 139 pages. Hardcover. 0890152187 0-89015-218-7. An account of one of the oldest settlements in Galveston County, its beginnings and residents. B/w photos, indexed. Signed by author. Published for the Weed 'N Wish Garden Club of Dickinson.
VG/Near Fine. Book has no wear, but front free endpaper removed. Bright white dustjacket with green pine tree illustration. # E1714. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hunter, Brenda.   THE POWER OF MOTHER LOVE: TRANSFORMING BOTH MOTHER AND CHILD (SIGNED)  
Colorado Springs: Waterbrook Press, 1998. 2nd ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. 1578560012 1-57856-001-2. Signed & inscribed by the author to the previous owner: 'For you, Barbara, Read and enjoy!'
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # B8761. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Irvine, Louise.   ROYAL DOULTON SERIES WARE: VOLUME 4, AROUND THE WORLD FLORA AND FAUNA (SIGNED)  
London: Richard Dennis, 1988. 1st ed. 242 pages. Hardcover. 0903685213 0-903685-21-3. History and identification guide to the patterns. Illustrated on every page in b/w. Signed by the author on FFEP.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear no other marks. Spine ends a little softened. We also have volume 2 and volume 5 in this series. # E0970. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jason, Daniel.   LOCH NESS MONSTERS IN ATLANTIS¨ (SIGNED)  
Houston: Time Dancer Press, 2002. 1st ed. 210 pages. Paperback. 0965947033 0-9659470-3-3. Inscribed and signed by the author.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no other marks. # B9715. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, Rena A.   WAITING FOR THE HARVEST (SIGNED)  
New York: Carlton Press, 1969. 224 pages. Hardcover. Previous owner gift inscription. Signed by the author.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, square, and tight. # B8775. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Jesse H.   FIFTY BILLION DOLLARS - MY THIRTEEN YEARS WITH THE RFC 1932-1945 (SIGNED)  
New York: Macmillan, 1951. Reprint. 631 pages. Hardcover. Jesse Jones writes of his years serving the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and how 50 billion dollars were spent. SIGNED in green ink by the author on the front free endpaper to owner. Green cloth-covered boards with silver title on spine. No dustjacket.
Good+/No Jacket. Solid binding, sharp corners, spine ends rolled. Scuffing along spine edges. Top edge foxed. # E1802. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Joysmith, Toby Eric.   GUSTAVO ARIAS MURUETA: ALGO AUN MAS ALLA (LIMITED DELUXE ED.)  
Mexico City: EdaMex, 1983. Limited ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. 9684092342 9-6840923-4-2. Special edition with tipped-in folder containing hand embossed and tinted art-work, SIGNED by the artist and numbered 47/100. Text in Spanish, English, and French. 87 pages of text, followed by 52 b/w and color plates, and folded index to the plates. Two copies of glasine protector decsribing the artwork 'Desnudo a la Ventana' are laid in. Published for 1983 exhibit at Gerhard Wurzer Gallery in Houston. 8 inch square format.
Fine/Fine. A Fine copy in like dj of this short-run edition. # B6178. $325.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Just, Ward.   THE TRANSLATOR  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. 1st ed. 313 pages. Hardcover. 0395571685 0-395-57168-5. Romance and intrigue in post-war Europe, up to and including the break-up of the cold war order in 1989-90. Signed by the author on the half-title page.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, square. # B7718. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Keller, A.G.   REMINISCENCES (MAINLY PERSONAL) OF WILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER (SIGNED)  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 1933. 1st ed. 110 pages. Hardcover. Cover is dampstained, not effecting interior. Binding tight, not worn. Signed by the author and dated X/16/33.
Good/No Jacket. # B4255. $8.00   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  
Kellogg, Marne Davis.   NOTHING BUT GOSSIP (SIGNED): A LILLY BENNETT MYSTERY  
New York: Doubleday, 1999. 1st ed. 276 pages. Hardcover. 0385488602 0-385-48860-2. Signed by the author.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on Dj. Light foxing top edge. # B2277. $25.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelsey, Sr., Mavis, & Donald H. Dyal.   THE COURTHOUSES OF TEXAS: A GUIDE (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1993. 1st ed. 331 pages. Hardcover. 0890965463 0-89096-546-3. Description, history, and color photo of the courthouse in each Texas county. A section on the background of the county names. Texas map with counties outlined. Signed by both authors.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, straight. # B8797. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelso, John.   TEXAS CURIOSITIES: QUIRKY CHARACTERS, ROADSIDE ODDITIES & OTHER OFFBEAT STUFF (SIGNED)  
Guilford CT: Globe Pequot, 2000. Reprint. 281 pages. Paperback. 0762706007 0-7627-0600-7. Inscribed and signed by the author inside front cover. Stories of odd things and memorable people you can find in Texas organized by region. Index.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no reader crease. # E1133. $6.50   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  
Kilgore, D.E.   A RANGER LEGACY: 150 YEARS OF SERVICE TO TEXAS  
Austin: Madrona Press, 1973. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. Cetailing conditions in Austin's colony that led to formation of the first Rangers, Kilgore offers for the first time a full account of their early activities. Notes, biblio, index. Signed by the author to South Texas historian Eugenia Briscoe. Dustjacket drawing by Jose Cisneros and endpaper maps by Barbara Whitehead.
Near Fine/Good+. Tight, with no wear on book or jacket. Light foxing on edges. Dustjacket is a bit sun-browned. # B8693. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kimmel, Jim.   THE SAN MARCOS: A RIVER'S STORY (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2006. 1st ed. 155 pages. Paperback. 1585445428 1-58544-542-8. A&M Nature Guides Series. Photos by Jerry Touchstone Kimmel. Signed by Jerry and Jim Kimmel. Flex binding with french-flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0723. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kirk, Jr., Paul W.   THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP  
Charlottesville: Univ. Press Virginia, 1979. 1st ed. 427 pages. Hardcover. 0813907594 0-8139-0759-4. Proceedings of a Symposium sponsored by Old Dominion University 14 March 1974. Study of the geology of the area, and of the plants and animals living in the area of the Virginia-North Carolina boundary. Historical accounts. References, literary bibliography and scientific/technical bibliography. Indices. Signed by the editor.
VG/VG. Very firm, straight and clean with sharp corners. Light foxing on top edge. Dustjacket has only light scuffing and a one inch mended tear. # E0828. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kirkland, Kate Sayen.   CAPTAIN JAMES A. BAKER OF HOUSTON 1857-1941 (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 435 pages. Hardcover. 1603448004 1-60344-800-4. James Baker founded Rice University at the behest, and through the philanthropy of his client William Marsh Rice. In partnership with other leading lawyers he created Houston's first nationally recognized law firm. Sources and index. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no owner name or marks. # E1763. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kirkland, Elithe Hamilton.   THE EDGE OF DISREPUTE  
Bryan: Shearer Publishing, 1984. 1st ed. 377 pages. Hardcover. 0940672227 0-940672-22-7. A novel of romance and adventure in New Orleans and Mexico of the 1840's. Signed by the author on the front endpaper.
VG/VG. Never sold from our old stock. Foxed on top edge. Dj has several small scrapes on back. # B7404. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Klein, Ernest L.   WHAT OF THE NIGHT¨: A REVIEW OF WORLD AFFAIRS (SIGNED)  
New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1951. 1st ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. Author's evaluation of America's role in world affairs as the Cold War was heating up. Inscribed to first owner, and signed by the author.
VG/VG. Tight. square binding, sharp corners. Dustjacket has a short tear and related crease at top of front. $3.00 price intact on front flap.r # E1774. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Knaggs, John R.   THE BUGLES ARE SILENT: A NOVEL OF THE TEXAS REVOLUTION (SIGNED)  
Austin: Historical Publications, 1999. Reprint. 287 pages. Hardcover. 1881825027 1-881825-02-7. A historical novel told from both sides of the conflict. Forward by T.R. Fehrenbach. Later reprint. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author at the Alamo in 2001.
Fine/Near Fine. # B5309. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kobayashi-Solomon, Erik.   INTELLIGENT OPTION INVESTOR: APPLYING VALUE INVESTING TO THE WORLD OF OPTIONS (SIGNED)  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015. 1st ed. 317 pages. Hardcover. 007183365X 0-07-183365-X. Personalized gift inscription signed by the author. Learn how to make options a strong contributor to your portfolio.
Fine/Fine. No wear. # B8934. $52.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Lanham, Edwin.   THE WIND BLEW WEST  
New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1935. 1st ed. 480 pages. Hardcover. Historical fiction on the Texas frontier. Brownish cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles and Texas star. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Back of the dustjacket with the author's photo in inclosed at back of book.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, firm, no owner name or marks. Spine is a little faded. # B8330. $85.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lapallo, Connie.   DARK ENOUGH TO SEE THE STARS IN A JAMESTOWN SKY (SIGNED)  
Mechanicsville: Greyfox Press, 2012. 318 pages. Paperback. 0983398216 0-9833982-1-6. Historical novel based on the true story of the women and children at Jamestown. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author.
Fine/Wraps. An immaculate copy. # E1999. $22.00   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.   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  
Law, Janice.   SEX APPEALED: WAS THE U.S. SUPREME COURT FOOLED¨ (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 2005. 1st ed. 273 pages. Hardcover. 1571688889 1-57168-888-9. Signed to Ras with best regards by the author.
Near Fine/Fine. Has a small crayoned number inside front board, o/w clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book or dustjacket. # B8760. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lawrence, Mary.   MOTHER AND CHILD: 100 WORKS OF ART WITH COMMENTARIES BY 106 DISTINGUISHED PEOPLE  
New York: Thomas Crowell, 1975. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0690009704 0-690-00970-4. Paintings and sculptures from around the world and many ages depicting mothers and their off-spring. Index of the artists, and separate index of the commentators. Christmas inscription signed by the author and dated 1975.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, without wear. Fade to very top edge of boards. Dustjacket has tiny tear/associated crinkle and smudge at rear top at spine. Jacket is price-clipped. # B9971. $42.00   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 Clercq, Tanaquil.   THE BALLET COOK BOOK  
New York: Stein & Day, 1966. 424 pages. Hardcover. A collection of recipes from over 90 internationally known dancers. Each dancer has photos, some by photographers including Richard Avedon, Jack Mitchell and Cecil Beaton, a recipe or sometimes several recipes, and a facsimile of their autograph. In mustard-yellow cloth boards with white cloth spine. Quite uncommon.
Near Fine/Good+. Book is clean, bright and unmarked. Front free endpaper has corner price-clipped. The dustjacket has light wear at corners, spine and edges and is also price clipped. All in all a nice copy. # B9001. $850.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Levine, Ellen.   THE TREE THAT WOULD NOT DIE (SIGNED)  
New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1995. 1st ed. 30 pages. Hardcover. 0590437240 0-590-43724-0. Young reader's story of the Treaty Oak in Austin, Texas so named for being the tree under whcih Stephen F. Austin signed a treaty with the Native Indians. The author tells the story from the perspective of the 500 year-old oak, and the many changes it has seen. In 1989 it was poisoned. The tree survived with lots remedial care, and today is viewed as a symbol of strength and endurance. This copy is signed on the front endpaper by both the author and the illustrator.
Fine/VG. Dustjacket has a tear at the lower front. Book is clean, tight, unmarked. # B9430. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lew, Stephen.   TIME SLIP: TERROR IN THE TEXAS WETLANDS (SIGNED)  
Charleston, NC: Createspace, 2010. 254 pages. Paperback. 1466322047 1466322047. Four modern teens encounter a time portal and are transported back in time where they are captured by Karankawa Indians. SIGNED by local author Stephen Lew.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 30973. $10.00   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  
Lindsay, Jeff.   DARKLY DREAMING DEXTER (SIGNED)  
New York: Doubleday, 2004. 1st ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 038551123X 0-385-51123-X. Stated first edition, signed by the author in black sharpie on the title page.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear on book. Dustjacket has minor wrinkle top of spine. "Autographed Copy" sticker on front of dustjacket. # E1492. $129.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lotto, F.   FAYETTE COUNTY: HER HISTORY AND HER PEOPLE  
Schulenberg, TX: F. Lotto, 1902. 1st ed. 424 pages. Hardcover. A very thorough history of Fayette County 1822 - 1902. Biographical sketches, histories, ads from merchants b/w photos. Dark green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Inscribed: To his good friend D.W. Find, with compliments, The author. Original printing.
Good/No Jacket. Covers have significant silverfishing. # B9869. $190.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lowman, Al, & Barbara Whitehead.   THIS BITTERLY BEAUTIFUL LAND: A TEXAS COMMONPLACE BOOK  
Austin: Roger Beacham, 1972. Limited ed. 54 pages. Hardcover. A collection of 41 short (usually less than one page) descriptions of the Texas outdoors by numerous authors including Dobie, Haley, Lea, Walt Whitman, Sam Houston, David Crockett, Cabeza de Vaca, Hastings, Tolbert, Sweet, Smithwick, Ransom & others. Block prints by Barbara Whitehead. Introuction by Carl Hertzog. Limited to 275 copies on nice handmade, deckle-edged English paper and bound in cream linen cloth. 10.5 x 14.5 inch format. Designed & printed by William R. Holman. A highly desired Texas fine press item. SIGNED by both Barbara Whitehead & Al Lowman.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Bit of wear to small paper spine label, else Very Fine. # A6426. $750.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lumry, Amanda, & Laura Hurwitz.   ADVENTURES OF RILEY: SAFARI IN SOUTH AFRICA  
Bellevue, WA: Eaglemont Press, 2003. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0966225783 0-9662257-8-3. Inscribed to Emily, Hope you enjoy traveling with Riley and Alice to the South African bush! Best Wishes, and signed by the author. Also signed on the title page 'Amanda L' above her printed name. Passport and publisher card still attached. Colorful drawings throughout by Sarah McIntyre. Animal photos by the author.
Fine/Near Fine. In printed boards with same design on dustjacket. # E1447. $17.00   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 (SIGNED)  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. 67 pages. Hardcover. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos. Brown cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Uncommon.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, occasional very light foxing. # B9612. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Malone, Paul Scott.   IN AN ARID LAND: THIRTEEN STORIES OF TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1995. 1st ed. 232 pages. Hardcover. 0875651402 0-87565-140-2. Signed by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has almost invisible water mark near top. # B1053. $15.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mangan, Frank.   EL PASO IN PICTURES  
El Paso: The Press, 1974. Reprint. 174 pages. Hardcover. Beginning with drawings & woodcuts, and continuing with over 260 b/w photos, this book tells the story of life at the Pass from early man to 1970. B/w photos. Printed on heavier paper than the later TCU Press reissues.
Near Fine/Good+. 1 inch neatly-mended tear on front of Dj, a bit of foxing on endpapers, else VG. # A2936. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marcus, Stanley.   MINDING THE STORE: A MEMOIR (SIGNED)  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1974. Reprint. 383 pages. Hardcover. 0316546232 0-316-54623-2. Story of Nieman-Marcus in Stanley Marcus' own words. 4th printing, boldly SIGNED by Stanley Marcus on the front free endpaper.
Fine/Good. Previous owner name. DJ edgeworn with tears along spine. # B2630. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marshak, Samuel.   THE MONTH-BROTHERS: A SLAVIK TALE (SIGNED)  
New York: William Morrow, 1983. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0688015093 0-688-01509-3. Czechoslovakian folktale translated from Russian by Thomas Whitney, and illustrated with beautiful jewel-tone drawings by Diane Stanley. Inscribed to owner and signed by the illustrator.
Near Fine/Good+. Book clean, tight without wear. Dustjacket is price-clipped, scuffed on corners and has a one-inch mended tear at lower back. # B8817. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martin, J.L.   IT HAPPENED HERE IN WEST TEXAS  
Dallas: Mathis Van Nort, 1945. 1st ed. 136 pages. Hardcover. AUTOGRAPHED copy of Martin's humorous accounts of life and history of West Texas. 'The truth is stranger than fiction'.
VG/No Jacket. Small spot of white paint on cover, else VG. # A0230. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martin, William.   A PROPHET WITH HONOR: THE BILLY GRAHAM STORY (SIGNED)  
New York: William Morrow, 1991. 1st ed. 735 pages. Hardcover. 0688068901 0-688-06890-1. Martin's noted biography of the evangelist and spiritual advisor to many in power. B/w photos, extensive notes and index.
VG/Near Fine. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Martin. Six pages have a bit of highlighting. # B1185. $19.75   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  
Mauldin, Ethel Jeannette.   THE GIPSY ROVER (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1944. 1st ed. 97 pages. Hardcover. Small book of Christian inspirational poems by a Texas author. Blue cloth-covered boards with dark blue titles on front and spine. B/w snow scene frontispiece. SIGNED by the author on front endpaper. Dustjacket flaps laid in loose.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked, corners and spine ends lightly scuffed. Endpapers tanned. # E0857. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mayton, Harvey Jones.   LIFE'S PANORAMA (SIGNED)  
no place: Self Published, 1964. 1st ed. 287 pages. Hardcover. Book of poems and free verse, written by a religious man...perhaps a minister. Given to a library, but their only mark is part of a "withdrawn" stamp on the top edge. Signed by the author.
X-Lib VG/Good. Clean, firm. Dj darkened and large chips at spine ends. # B6997. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McBurney-Lin, Jana.   MY HALF OF THE SKY  
Walnut Creek, CA: Komenar Publishing, 2006. 1st ed. 533 pages. Hardcover. 0977208117 0-9772081-1-7. Inscribed to previous owner, signed by the author, and dated 4/21/07.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # B8763. $14.00   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  
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  
McDonald, Archie P.   TEXAS: ALL HAIL THE MIGHTY STATE  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. 1st ed. 273 pages. Hardcover. 0890153884 0-89015-388-4. Signed on the half-title page by the author. Owner's blind stamp embossed on front and rear endpapers.
VG/VG. Tight, no wear, no marks. Edges foxed. Light corner and foot of spine scuffing on the dustjacket. # B9883. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McMahon, Neil.   LONE CREEK (SIGNED)  
New York: HarperCollins, 2007. 1st ed. 328 pages. Hardcover. 0060792213 0-06-079221-3. Modern western mystery, signed on the title page by the author.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, fading on the board edges. # B8812. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mendell, editor, W.W.   LUNAR BASES AND SPACE ACTIVITIES OF THE 21ST CENTURY  
Houston: Lunar and Planetary Inst, 1985. 1st ed. 865 pages. Paperback. 0942862023 0-942862-02-3. Papers from a NASA-sponsored, public symposium hosted by the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, Oct. 29-31, 1984. B/w photos. drawings, and charts. Index. July 4th speech from Luna, dated 2076, "ghost-written" by Ben Bova, noting the 75th anniversary of America's 2001 return to the Moon. Inscribed on the halftitle page "Are we back to the Moon yet? If not just wait...", and signed by the editor.
VG/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Faint reader crease on spine. Top edge lightly foxed. # B9779. $25.00   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  
Miller, Ray.   EYES OF TEXAS TRAVEL GUIDE: GULF COAST EDITION (SIGNED)  
Houston: Cordovan, 1980. Reprint. 203 pages. Hardcover. 0891230610 0-89123-061-0. Later printing of first book in Miller's series of Texas travel guides. Signed by the author with date of 1982. Lots of info on things to see and do along the Gulf coast, although some are gone now, so it becomes a history. Rough cream cloth cover with gray titles.
Near Fine/VG. Book is tight, with no wear, but someone set a coffee cup on the front and left a ring. Bright dustjacket with a little foxing. # B8740. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Ray.   EYES OF TEXAS TRAVEL GUIDE: SAN ANTONIO/BORDER EDITION (SIGNED)  
Houston: Cordovan, 1979. 1st ed. 250 pages. Hardcover. 0891230688 0-89123-068-8. Covers the western counties from San Antonio to El Paso, and south to the Valley. Good historical travel guide. SIGNED by the author and dated 1979. Lots of b/w photos.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Bright dustjacket has a quarter-inch tear and light foxing. # B8741. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mitchell, Brianna.   I'LL ALWAYS BE WITH YOU (SIGNED)  
Enumclaw, WA: Pleasant Word, 2007. 388 pages. Paperback. 141410796X 141410796X. SIGNED and INSCRIBED to Emily by the author.
Fine/Wraps. # B9354. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Monroe, Debra.   SHAMBLES (SIGNED)  
Dallas: SMU Press, 2004. 1st ed. 203 pages. Hardcover. 0870744860 0-87074-486-0. Signed by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0755. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morehead, William L.   THE PALEFACE'S NECKLACE  
New York: Vantage Press, 1986. 1st ed. 167 pages. Hardcover. 0533067944 0-533-06794-4. Historical fiction set on the American frontier in the early 1800s. SIGNED & INSCRIBED to a library by the author.
X-Lib NF/Near Fine. Former library copy, minimal markings. A clean, solid copy. # B3797. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morey, Frederick L.   THE GOLDEN ZERO (SIGNED COPY)  
Brentwood, MD: Higginson Press, 1975. 1st ed. Paperback. A collection of poems. Dated, numbered 16, signed and inscribed by the author.
Near Fine/Wraps. # A8126. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007 (SIGNED)  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS as well as NASA's astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author's father was Commander of the 158th Air Force Reserve Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 28355. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Muirhead, Eric.   CAB TALES (SIGNED)  
Spring, Texas: Panther Creek Press, 2003. 1st ed. 151 pages. Paperback. 0971836183 0-9718361-8-3. A novel told in narrative stories, set in Houston in the 1970s, with vivid tales of the Montrose, Ship Channel, River Oaks and the long path of Westheimer. SIGNED on the title page by the author. Uncommon in true first printing.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy, minimal markings. A clean, solid copy. Only indication of library service is -withdrawn- stamped in red on the top edge. # B9435. $11.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Murphy, J.E.   WHERE RAINBOWS WAIT: POEMS OF BIG BEND TEXAS (SIGNED)  
no place: J.E. Murphy, 1973. 1st ed. 28 pages. Paperback. Poems expressing the author's love of West Texas and the Big Bend. Signed by the author. West Texas drawings on every page by Freeda Murphy. Stapled pamphlet.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B9053. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Murrah, Jeffrey D.   NONE BUT TEXIANS: A HISTORY OF TERRY'S TEXAS RANGERS (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 2011. 1st ed. 215 pages. Paperback. 1571685529 1-57168-552-9. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author. Civil War adventures of Eighth Texas Cavalry, CSA. Regimental roster, bibliography, and index. Numerous maps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, without wear. # E0166. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nalle, Ouida Ferguson.   THE FERGUSONS OF TEXAS, OR TWO GOVERNORS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1946. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. The story of Jim Ferguson, the only Texas governor to be impeached and his wife, the famous "Ma" Ferguson. Written by their daughter. B/w photos, indexed, family genealogical charts laid in. Inscribed and signed by the author, dated October 1946.
Good+/Good+. Book tight, no wear, some foxing. Three lines of penciled notes on back of FFEP, and two pages with penciled margin marks. Dustjacket edges scuffed, with small chips mostly at corners and spine ends. # B9597. $120.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nava, Michael.   THE BURNING PLAIN (SIGNED)  
New York: Putnam, 1997. 1st ed. 305 pages. Hardcover. 0399143106 0-399-14310-6. SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper. Murder mystery.
Fine/VG. Dustjacket has light wear. # B8784. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nelson, Victor.   MAGNIFICENT ENDEAVOR (SIGNED)  
Houston: Squall Line, 2013. 1st ed. 426 pages. Paperback. 1491056037 1491056037. Adventure in the near future, signed by the author.
New/Wraps. # 34187. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Newbert, Chris.   WITHIN A RAINBOWED SEA (SIGNED, SLIPCASED)  
Honolulu: Beyond Words, 1984. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 0681299088 0-681-29908-8. An absolutely stunning collection of color photos of marine life in tropical waters. Printed on heavy stock. SIGNED by Newbert, IN SLIPCASE, with six separate photos laid in.
Fine/Fine. Book & dustjacket perfect. Slipcase Near Fine, with some dust spots. # B6045. $29.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nixon, Richard.   IN THE ARENA (SIGNED)  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0671700960 0-671-70096-0. First edition SIGNED on the front free endpaper by President Nixon. Included is a typed letter on his letterhead and signed by his secretary indicating he was donating it to an American Cancer Society fundraising event named for the late astronaut John Swigert. Also included is a donation form from ACS and the original mailing envelope from Nixon's office to ACS.
Near Fine/Fine. # E1431. $140.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nixon, Richard.   THE MEMOIRS OF RICHARD NIXON VOLUME I (SIGNED) AND VOLUME II  
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1978. Limited ed. 1118 pages. Leather. Two volume set in very dark navy blue leather with five raised bands and bright gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt, ribbon markers. B/w photos. SIGNED by Richard Nixon in Volume I. Easton's Library of the Presidents Series.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, but a few small flaws in edge gilt. Owner bookplates on front endpapers of both volumes, with notation '37th-Rep' in black marker. # B9606. $210.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
North, Oliver, & William Novak.   UNDER FIRE: AN AMERICAN STORY (SIGNED)  
New York: HarperCollins, 1991. 1st ed. 446 pages. Hardcover. 0060183349 0-06-018334-9. The Little Colonel puts his spin on his career in the military, in politics, the Iran-COntra Affair, the National Security State and gives tips on running a paper shredder. Inscribed and Signed to Lee. B/w photos, indexed. Stated 1st edition.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate copy. # B9027. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
O'Neill, Rose.   THE KEWPIES AND THE RUNAWAY BABY  
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1928. 1st ed. 111 pages. Hardcover. Stated First Edition in red cloth with black lettering. Printed on heavy coated paper with black and orange illustrations of those cute Kewpies thoughout. Interior is very clean & bright with firm binding. HOWEVER, the cover and dustjacket do have issues: The top and bottom edges of book show moderate silverfish damage, with some loss of cloth at top of spine. Only mark is an inked price on front free endpaper. Dustjacket has 2-inch piece missing top of spine, with insect nibbles along edges and a few small holes, light even soiling. Jacket is price-clipped. Quite uncommon in dustjacket.
Good/Fair. # B7124. $290.00   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  
Ornish, Natalie.   PIONEER JEWISH TEXANS  
Dallas: Texas Heritage Press, 1989. 1st ed. 323 pages. Hardcover. 0962075507 0-9620755-0-7. Beginning in the 16th century with adventuring conquistadores, Jews have been in every arena of Texas history. The have been colonizers, statesmen, artists, educators, and innovators in business and industry. B/w photos, appendices, bibliography, and index.
New/New. A new book, never sold out of our old stock. Signed by the author. # B6965. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Palin, Sarah.   AMERICA BY HEART: REFLECTIONS ON FAMILY, FAITH AND FLAG (SIGNED)  
New York: HarperCollins, 2010. 1st ed. 276 pages. Hardcover. 0062010964 0-06-201096-4. Former vice-presidntial candidate and and quitter-in-chief of Alaska presents her views on politics, family, religion and patriotism. 16 page sectio of color photos. Specially bound edition, with signature page, SIGNED by the author, and a signed first edition sticker on dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. A fine, appearently unread copy. # B8824. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Paretsky, Sara.   BLEEDING KANSAS  
New York: Putnam, 2008. 1st ed. 431 pages. Hardcover. 0399154051 0-399-15405-1. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no wear. # B8351. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parramore, Dock Dilworth.   THE PARRAMORE SKETCHES: SCENES AND STORIES OF EARLY WEST TEXAS (LIMITED EDITION OF 195 COPIES)  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1975. Limited ed. 93 pages. Hardcover. # 188 of 195 specially bound & boxed copies. Edited by E.H. Antone. Typography and design by Carl Hertzog. Signed by Hertzog. Slipcased. With original printed clear acetate Dj. A collection of pencil and charcoal sketches by D.D. Parramore on the early settlers of West Texas, their work, play, travels and life.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Book new, but green cloth slipcase has several black ink spots. # A0534. $125.00   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  
Peters, C.J., & Mark Oshaker.   VIRUS HUNTER: THIRTY YEARS OF BATTLING HOT VIRUSES AROUND THE WORLD (SIGNED)  
New York: Anchor Books, 1997. 1st ed. 323 pages. Hardcover. 0385485573 0-385-48557-3. Autobiography of the former Chief of Special Pathogens at the CDC and his long career tracking down and fighting infectious diseases around the world. B/w photos. Personally inscribed by the author, apparently to a colleague, ending with 'It's time to get out of Level 4, your friend Doc Peters, 2/98'.
Fine/Fine. A beautiful, inscribed copy. # B8814. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Philips, Shine.   BIG SPRING: THE CASUAL BIOGRAPHY OF A PRAIRIE TOWN  
New York: Prentice Hall, 1942. Reprint. 231 pages. Hardcover. Stories and folklore from the West Texas area near Big Spring. B/w drawings. Rebound in heavy duty cloth library binding, typical stamps & marks. Donated by, SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Phillips to Rosenberg Library, 2-22-43. B/w drawings by Jerry Bywaters.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. # B2574. $5.00     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  
Poteet, Nancy Palmer.   I GREW BOYS (AUTHOR INSCRIBED)  
no place: private, 1959. 1st ed. 58 pages. Hardcover. Humorous stories of rearing her two boys. Inscribed on the FFEP 'To Joe Davenport with best wishes from the author and the subjects', but not signed with her name!
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, white part of cover is a little darkened. # B2621. $48.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Prieto, Pedro Lopez, & Clotilde P. Garci.   SIEGE OF CAMARGO (SIGNED)  
Austin: San Felipe Press, 1975. 1st ed. 78 pages. Hardcover. Translated from the original accounts in the Camargo and Bexar Archives of Indian uprising along the Lower Rio Grande and the movement for Mexican independence. Inscribed and signed by the translator/editor.
Fine/Fine. # B8700. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Putman, Wyvonne.   NAVARRO COUNTY HISTORY (SIGNED)  
Quanah, Texas: Nortex Press, 1975. 1st ed. 244 pages. Hardcover. 0890150834 0-89015-083-4. Compiled under the auspices of the Navarro county Historical Society in Corsicana. Signed by the editor on front endpaper. Stories of Indians and early settlers, family histories, church, civic, and fraternal organizations. Includes history of around 30 towns in the county. Map front endpaper.
Good/No Jacket. Last half of pages and rear board slightly warped from moisture. # E0505. $70.00   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  
Redmond, Marilyn.   HENRY HAMILTON IN OUTER SPACE (SIGNED)  
Gretna, LA: Pelican Press, 1991. 1st ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. 0882898205 0-88289-820-5. Dj has a one inch closed tear bottom front otherwise near fine.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked save for author inscription. Signed by author. # B3434. $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  
Roberts, Kenneth.   NORTHWEST PASSAGE (SIGNED)  
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1937. Reprint. 709 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on blank page preceeding the half-title page. Twelfth printing in the year of publication. Two different map endpapers. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt title in black box on spine and gilt weapons decoration. Top edge dyed green. Historical fiction set in the pre-revolutionary period of the French and Indian War. No dustjacket.
Good/No Jacket. Binding firm, cover cloth and gilt dulled. Spine ends rolled, corners square. # E2030. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rodgers, Robert H. 'Buck', & Gale Richar.   THE MUSEUM JOURNAL XXIV 1990: THE MONEY DOMINO, A CHILDHOOD ADVENTURE ACROSS THE TEXAS PLAINS TO COLORADO (SIGNED)  
Lubbock: West Texas Museum Association, 1990. 1st ed. 151 pages. Paperback. 0911618120 0-911618-12-0. Pioneering toward Colorado from Texas in 1913. The family's story was really no different from those in the westward movement in the previous century. The author tells well the story of family life in recent frontier history. Inscribed and signed by the author.
VG/Wraps. Tight binding, surface smudges on the covers. # E1134. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rohm, Robert A.   POSITIVE PERSONALITY PROFILES (SIGNED)  
Atlanta GA: Personality Insights, Inc., 1994. Reprint. 197 pages. Paperback. 0964108003 0-9641080-0-3. Signed on the half title page by the author, and inscribed 'to Johnny, God Bless You'. Discover personality insights to understand yourself and others.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no other marks. # E2037. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ross-Nazzal, Jennifer M.   WINNING THE WEST FOR WOMEN: THE LIFE OF SUFFRAGIST EMMA SMITH DEVOE (SIGNED)  
Seattle: Univ. Washington, 2011. 1st ed. 256 pages. Paperback. 0295990864 0-295-99086-4. Biography of a leader in the early womens' rights movement. Describes the real experiences of women as they struggled to win the right to vote. Inscribed 'to Mary, always be good-natured & cheerful!', and signed by the author.
Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling. # E2006. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rothchild, Frederic.   ' WANDERING: IMITATIONS OF EMILY DICKINSON  
Portland, OR: Tenth Avenue Press, 1998. 1st ed. 39 pages. Paperback. Fine press item of Rothchild's poetry. 200 copies in the first edition on box brown paper with brushed khaki card covers.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # A8115. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Russo, Richard.   BRIDGE OF SIGHS (SIGNED)  
New York: Knopf, 2007. 1st ed. 528 pages. Hardcover. 0375414959 0-375-41495-9. Signed by the author.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight. # B8765. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sadony, Joseph.   FRAGMENTS IN PLASTIC PROSE (SIGNED)  
Montague, MI: Valley Press, 1937. 48 pages. Paperback. A collection of poetry and verse by the Michigan philosopher, scientist, inventor, spiritualist and poet. In green paper wrappers bound with cord ties. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author. Very Scarce.
Good+/Wraps. Covers show some soiling, interior VG+. # B6869. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schmidt, Curt E.   NEU-BRAUNFELSER JAHRBUCH 1981 (SIGNED): [NEW BRAUNFELS YEARBOOK 1981]  
New Braunfels: Folkways Publishing, 1981. 1st ed. 55 pages. Paperback. Replica of publication that existed till after WW II, originals being in German language for citizens of Central Texas. Updated and translated for modern Texans, but retaining the old timey flavor and interest. Immigrant ship list, gardening calendar, humor, and bits of family lore. Inscribed in German to owner and SIGNED by the author.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear. Blue cover little tanned near edges. # B8859. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scobee, Barry.   NICK MERSFELDER: A REMARKABLE MAN (SIGNED)  
Fort Davis, TX: Fort Davis Historical Societ. Limited ed. 63 pages. Hardcover. This is number 303 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. SIGNED by the author on the title page. B/w photos illustrate lively stories of life on the Texas frontier of Jeff Davis County. Maroon boards with gilt titles on front and spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no owner marks. Tiny shelf scuffs at spine corners and on front cover. # E1746. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shannon, George.   THE SURPRISE (SIGNED)  
New York: Greenwillow Books, 1983. Reprint. Hardcover. 0688023134 0-688-02313-4. Unpaginated picture book with illustrations by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey. Inscribed to owner and signed in two places by the author.
VG/Good. Sewn binding is clean, tight and square. Dustjacket is price-clipped and has two small mended tears and a mended cut on the back. # B8820. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sheehy, Sandy.   CONNECTING: THE ENDURING POWER OF FEMALE FRIENDSHIP (SIGNED)  
New York: William Morrow, 2000. 1st ed. 394 pages. Hardcover. 0380974304 0-380-97430-4. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. # B8774. $7.00   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  
Sibley, Marilyn McAdams.   TRAVELERS IN TEXAS 1761-1860  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 1st ed. 256 pages. Hardcover. Accounts of early explorations into Texas including those of S.F. Austin, Zebulon Pike, Randolph Marcy, Frederick Law Olmstead, Mary Austin Holley, Gustave Dresel, Noah Smithwick and others. Well noted, with a good biblio and index. B/w photos, two maps.
Near Fine/VG. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the front free endpaper. Dustjacket spine and edges sunned, else nice. # B7730. $38.00   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  
Singleton, Elyse.   THIS SIDE OF THE SKY (SIGNED)  
New York: Bluehen Books, 2002. 1st ed. 326 pages. Hardcover. 0399149201 0-399-14920-1. Has a non-personal inscription on the front free endpaper from the author: 'Nov, 23, 2002. May success be your constant companion! Janet Elyse Singleton'.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Remainder mark on bottom edge, else a lovely, SIGNED copy. # B8811. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sloane, Story Jones.   HOUSTON IN THE 1920S AND 1930S (SIGNED)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2009. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 0738571490 0-7385-7149-0.
New/Wraps. A new book signed by the author. # 29633. $19.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smothers, Thelma Wagg.   SWEET SAVANNAH (SIGNED)  
Chapel Hill, NC: Magnolia Marketing, 1944. 219 pages. Hardcover. 1882188063 1-882188-06-3. Story about sad and happy timesgrowing up in Savannah just after WWI. Signed by the author.
Fine/Good. Clean, tight. Dustjacket has several small edge tears. # B8826. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sneed, William E.   BLACK OIL CHIEF USN (SIGNED)  
Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2007. 1st ed. 356 pages. Paperback. 0595455794 0-595-45579-4. SIGNED the author. Intrigue and adventure on the high seas.
New/Wraps. New, signed. # E0531. $15.00   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  
Sonnichsen, C.L.   THE EL PASO SALT WAR OF 1877  
El Paso: Hertzog/Texas Western, 1973. Reprint. 68 pages. Hardcover. 1973 reprint designed by Carl Hertzog and illustrated by Jose Cisneros. SIGNED by C.L. Sonnichsen. Story of a small war which erupted in El Paso over local salt mines.
Fine/Near Fine. # A0332. $60.00   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  
Spielmann, M.H.   KATE GREENAWAY: DELUXE LIMITED EDITION, 1 OF 500 WITH ORIGINAL SKETCH  
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905. Limited ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. Bound with an original mounted pencil sketch by Kate Greenaway, signed by her brother on the mount to certify authenticity. Bound in cream cloth-covered boards with embossed design and bright gilt titles on front and spine. Gilt top edge and wine colored ribbon marker. This is number 220 of 500 copies, signed and numbered by John Greenaway. 52 color plates. 90 sketches, thumbnails, and photos. Biography and correspondence, especially with John Ruskin. Sketch is of a young woman, seated, and with a pensive expression.
VG/No Jacket. Rear hinge has exposed cloth, but holding well. Spine tips a little softened. Occasional foxing. Book is firm, with nice corners. # B9609. $1,375.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stabenow, Dana.   A GRAVE DENIED: A KATE SHUGAK NOVEL (SIGNED)  
New York: St. Martin's, 2003. 1st ed. 321 pages. Hardcover. 0312306814 0-312-30681-4. Signed by the author on the title page with silver ink.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Spine top softened and dustjacket has small wrinkle in same place, o/w no wear. # E1686. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stabenow, Dana.   THE SINGING OF THE DEAD: A KATE SHUGAK NOVEL (SIGNED)  
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2001. 1st ed. 254 pages. Hardcover. 0312209576 0-312-20957-6. Signed by the author in silver ink on black part of title page. Eleventh volume of the Aleutian PI series.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # E1689. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stack, Richard L.   THE DOGGONEST CHRISTMAS (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1988. Hardcover. 0960540067 0-9605400-6-7. Inscribed 'Dear Brandon II, Dare to Dream' and SIGNED by the author along with a stamped paw print of Josh, dated 12/13/90. Illustrated by Charles W. Stack. White boards and white dustjacket.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Christmas gift note from grandparents inside front board. # E0078. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stack, Richard Lynn.   THE DOGGONEST PUPPY LOVE (SIGNED)  
Glen Burnie, MD: Windmill Press, 1992. Hardcover. 0962826219 0-9628262-1-9. Inscribed To Brandon, Best Wishes! signed by the author and stamped paw print of Josh. Illustrated by Chet Phillips. White boards and white dustjacket. Includes bookmark inscribed and signed by author. Storyline with President Bush, Lady Barbara, and their dog Millie.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Birthday gifted from grandparents on FFEP. # E0080. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stack, Richard Lynn.   THE DOGGONEST VACATION (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1990. Hardcover. 0962826200 0-9628262-0-0. Inscribed Dear Brandon, Dare to Dream! signed by the author and stamped paw print of Josh, dated 10/28/92. Illustrated by Sheri Lynn Mowrer. White boards and white dustjacket.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Christmas gifted from grandparents on FFEP. # E0079. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stanush, Claude.   SOMETIMES IT'S NEW YORK (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Wings Press, 2007. 1st ed. 216 pages. Paperback. 0916727181 0-916727-18-1. A fine collection of short stories. Inscribed to previous owners and signed by the late great Texas writer, Claude Stanush on the half-title page. He had a long career as a journalist for LIFE and the San-Antonio Express. First Wings Press edition, bound with French flaps.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear. # B9642. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stopple, Libby.   A BOX OF PEPPERMINTS (SIGNED)  
Austin: AUA, 1989. Reprint. 83 pages. Paperback. 0913632074 0-913632-07-4. Inscribed for 'Virginia' by the author 1990.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked save for author's inscription. # B2618. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stuart, Harry Lee.   THE GINGER FLOWER  
New York: North River Press, 1947. 1st ed. 291 pages. Hardcover. Novel of romance set in Hawaii. In light blue cloth covers.
VG/Good. SIGNED by the author on title page. Book quite nice, dustjacket has edge chipping, mostly along top back edge. # B8110. $24.00   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  
Swartz, Mimi, & Sherron Watkins.   POWER FAILURE: THE INSIDDE STORY OF THE COLLAPSE OF ENRON (SIGNED  
New York: Doubleday, 2003. 1st ed. 386 pages. Hardcover. 0385507879 0-385-50787-9. Inscribed to owner and signed by Sherron Watkins, the whistle-blower.
VG/VG. Previous owner name, highlighting, 303 written in red crayon inside front board. # B8799. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tanner, Eugene S.   THE NAZI CHRIST (SIGNED)  
Tulsa, OK: University of Tulsa, 1942. 1st ed. 53 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED inside front board 'Cordially yours' by the author. Brick red cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front. Author explores the use and co-opting of Christ as a propaganda tool for Hitler & the Nazis.
VG/No Jacket. Solid & unmarked. Spine tips worn. # E1965. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thompson, Tim.   IF THIS IS THE MICROWAVE, WHY AM I GETTING CABLE T.V.¨ (SIGNED!) THE HANDYPERSON'S GUIDE TO THE KITCHEN  
Carp, Ontario: Creative Bound, 1992. 1st ed. 161 pages. Paperback. 0921165234 0-921165-23-4. This is a cookbook written for the novice cook by an engineer, humorous -AND- useful. SIGNED by the author.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no creases. Gift inscription on corner of title page. # A7008. $9.00     Inquire Now  
Thompson, Thomas.   LOST!  
New York: Atheneum, 1975. 1st ed. 248 pages. Hardcover. 0689106343 0-689-10634-3. The story of three people and their desperate struggle against time and the sea-and each other. SIGNED by the author on front endpaper, with "Best wishes!".
VG/VG. Tight, sharp corners. Foxed on edges. Dustjacket has 1/4 inch tear on back. # E0841. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tisch, Jonathan M.   CHOCOLATES ON THE PILLOW AREN'S ENOUGH: REINVENTING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2007. Reprint. 256 pages. Hardcover. 0470043555 0-470-04355-5. Signed by the author on the half-title page.
Fine/Near Fine. # B8781. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tomerlin, Jacqueline Beretta, & Catherin.   FUGITIVE LETTERS, 1829-1836: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN TO DAVID G. BURNET (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1981. 1st ed. 62 pages. Hardcover. 0911536914 0-911536-91-4. Theseletters, published here for the first time, throw new light on the problems of the colonization of Texas and the Texas Revolution. Signed by the compiler and the author of the foreword.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. Dustjacket spine slightly tanned. # E1871. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Torres, Eliseo.   THE FOLK HEALER: THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN TRADITION OF CURANDERISMO (SIGNED)  
Kingsville, TX: Nieves Press, 1983. 1st ed. 63 pages. Paperback. 0961200812 0-9612008-1-2. Early work by well-known educator from Texas and University of New Mexico. Signed by the author on halftitle page 'Best of Luck, Eliseo Torres 1-8-90'.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, without wear. Faint owner name on back cover. # E1857. $15.00   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  
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  
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  
Vivian, Julia.   A CAVALIER IN TEXAS (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1953. 1st ed. 114 pages. Hardcover. The biography of Athanese de Mezieres, a French lieutenant who served as chief Indian agent, and later, under the Spanish, as governor of Texas in the 1770s. Signed by the author on the half title page.
Near Fine/Good. Tight and square, no other writing. Spine ends scuffed. Unclipped dustjacket has chips at spine ends and a triangle missing at upper front. # E1789. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vogl, Mark K.   THE REBEL MOUNTAIN READER  
Clearwater, SC: Eastern Digital, 2008. Reprint. 255 pages. Paperback. 1442102918 1442102918. Short essays on many aspects of the Civil War. Inscribed and signed by the author.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, appears unread. # B5730. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vu, Trach Ba.   A JOURNEY OF BODY & SOUL: A MEMOIR  
Austin: River Grove books, 2013. 1st ed. 274 pages. Hardcover. 1938416430 1-938416-43-0. Trach Ba Vu details his daughter's life. Born into the throes of war in Vietnam, emmigration to America, becoming a doctor, her search for the spiritual, and desire for lasting love, all make her story intimate and spellbinding.
New/New. New book SIGNED by the author. # 33730. $24.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wagner, Francis Norman.   LEGEND OF BIG PLANTATION (SIGNED)  
Oliver Company, 1970. 1st ed. 260 pages. Hardcover. 0811103374 0-8111-0337-4. Family legends support the story of the Big Plantation on the Neches River near Sabine Lake. Inscribed and Signed by the author to the previous owner.
VG/Near Fine. Clean, tight, square. Foxed on edges. Cream-colored dustjacket has green drawing of house and trees. # B9026. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walker, Dee.   SALT SPRAY AND HONEY SIGNED ILLUSTRATED BY JOSEPHINE STRANG  
Dallas: Wilkinson, 1951. 1st ed. 94 pages. Hardcover. Blue moire covered boards with bronze dustjacket. Inscribed to previous owner by the author, otherwise unmarked. Stated first edition.
VG/Good+. Binding firm, Dj has edgewear and half inch chip at spine top. # B1940. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walraven, Bill.   CORPUS CHRISTI: THE HISTORY OF A TEXAS SEAPORT (SIGNED)  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1982. Reprint. 175 pages. Hardcover. 0897810430 0-89781-043-0. Entertaining history of city of the Coastal Bend of the Gulf of Mexico. Illustrated with color and b/w photos and drawings, many vintage from early days. History of many local businesses. Generic inscription and signed the author on the front endpaper.
Near Fine/Fine. Book has light scuffing on spine ends, no other wear. Dustjacket has no sign of handling. # E1728. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walraven, Bill.   CORPUS CHRISTI: THE HISTORY OF A TEXAS SEAPORT (SIGNED)  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1982. 1st ed. 175 pages. Hardcover. 0897810430 0-89781-043-0. Entertaining history of city of the Coastal Bend of the Gulf of Mexico. Illustrated with color and b/w photos and drawings, many vintage from early days. History of many local businesses. Signed by the author on the half-title page. First printing.
VG/VG. Tight and square. Board edges are silverfish nibbled. Priceclipped dustjacket has some scuffed places. # E1727. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walraven, Bill.   EL RINCON: A HISTORY OF CORPUS CHRISTI BEACH (SIGNED)  
Corpus Christi: Texas State Aquarium, 1990. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. 0962617814 0-9626178-1-4. History of North Beach filled with b/w vintage photos. Map and index. Inscribed to owners and signed by by the author on the front endpaper. Black leatherette with bright gilt title on front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no other marks. # E1872. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walraven, Bill and Marjorie K.   GIFT OF THE WIND: THE CORPUS CHRISTI BAYFRONT  
Corpus Christi: Javelina Press, 1997. Limited ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. 0964632519 0-9646325-1-9. Color and b/w photos throughout this history of Corpus Christi. Many historic photos. Number 670 in a limited edition. Signed by both authors.
Near Fine/VG. Dustjacket scuffed on corners. # B8560. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walton, Greg.   BEAR MEAT 'N' HONEY: AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE SABINAL CANYON, VOL.1 (SIGNED) BANDERA COUNTY, TEXAS  
Austin: Acorn Press, 1990. 1st ed. 205 pages. Hardcover. 0962731803 0-9627318-0-3. Weaves pieces of history, humor, and everyday experience into a great record. Stories of oldtimers in the area gathered and edited by Greg Walton. SIGNED by the editor on the front endpaper. B/w photos and drawings by the editor. Folding map in rear. We also have Volume 2.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear. Very minor spotting on edge. # E1099. $52.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ward, Hortense Warner.   CATTLE BRANDS AND COW HIDES (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Srory Book Press, 1953. 1st ed. 218 pages. Hardcover. Searching folklore and history for long-hidden meanings and symbolism in the design of ancient and more modern livestock brands. Illustrated with eleven plates b/w brand drawings registered in several South Texas counties. Spanish/English glossary. Signed by the author on the title page. Yellow cloth-covered boards with brown brands and titles. Dusjacket has same design as boards. Herd 2428
VG/Good+. Book square, tight, with sharp corners. '1961 Daddy Mama' written inside front board. Dustjacket has mended tears and spine fade. # E1828. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warnock, Barton H.   WILDFLOWERS OF THE BIG BEND COUNTRY, TEXAS (SIGNED, LIMITED)  
Alpine, TX: Sul Ross University, 1970. Limited ed. 157 pages. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the title page, and numbered 968 of 1500 copies. More than 325 color photos of vegetation scenes and individual plants by Peter Koch. Warnock was the foremost authority on plants of the Trans-Pecos. The Barton Warnock Visitor and Environmental Education Center at Big Bend State Park is named for him and houses his archival collection of plants.
Fine/VG. Book tight, unmarked, without wear. Dustjacket has minimal wear at spine ends and corners, and small tear at lower front. # E1964. $140.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warren, Bill.   GROWING UP IN CLUTE, TEXAS AND VELASCO  
Houston: Larksdale Press, 1977. 1st ed. 220 pages. Paperback. 0898963117 0-89896-311-7. The author's account of growing up on the Texas Gulf Coast in the late '50s. People, places, fishing & boating in the Clute / Lake Jackson / Velaso / Surfside Beach area of Brazoria County. Somewhat uncommon.
Fine/Wraps. Inscribed and Signed by the author, recipient names drawn through. # B7986. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Watson, Charles A.   TALES OF TEXAS AND BEYOND (SIGNED)  
Fort Worth: Cedar Elm Publishing, 1986. 130 pages. Hardcover. 096171610X 0-9617161-0-X. A collection of mostly humouous personal essays, drawn from the author's own life. Inscribed to a friend and signed by the author.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # B9424. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weeks, J.D.   BIRMINGHAM: THEN AND NOW (SIGNED)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2007. 95 pages. Paperback. 0738543667 0-7385-4366-7. SIGNED 'Best Regards' by the author. History of Birmingham, Alabama told in vintage photos paired with current views of the same location.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no wear. # E0215. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welch, June Rayfield.   COLLEGES OF TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Dallas: GLA Press, 1981. 1st ed. 261 pages. Hardcover. 0912854111 0-912854-11-1. A survey of the Lone Star State's institutions of higher learning, past and present. Orange cloth covered boards, gilt title. B/w photos throughout.
VG/Good. Clean, tight, author signed. Dj has chips, edgewear & some spots. # B1440. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welch, June Rayfield.   GOING GREAT IN THE LONE STAR STATE (SIGNED)  
Dallas: G.L.A. Press, 1976. Reprint. 211 pages. Hardcover. 0912854081 0-912854-08-1. Vignettes of Texas lore of all kinds. B/w photos throughout printed on slick photo stock. Inscribed to former owner and SIGNED by Dr. Welch.
VG/Good. Book is clean, tight, a little cocked. Dustjacket has two tiny tears at top back, and is scuffed on the back. # B9921. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welch, June Rayfield.   GOING GREAT IN THE LONE STAR STATE (SIGNED, EX-LIBRARY)  
Dallas: G.L.A. Press, 1976. 1st ed. 211 pages. Hardcover. 0912854081 0-912854-08-1. Vignettes of Texas lore of all kinds. B/w photos throughout printed on slick photo stock. SIGNED by Dr. Welch.
X-Lib VG/VG. Former Library copy, pocket and stamps. otherwise a solid, bright copy. # A1776. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welch, June Rayfield.   PEOPLE AND PLACES IN THE TEXAS PAST (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Yellow Rose Press, 1987. Reprint. 233 pages. Hardcover. 0912854057 0-912854-05-7. This book is about the interesting things that usually fall down between the cracks of Texas history. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B8377. $22.00   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  
Westmoreland, Ron.   REMEMBER THAT OL' HORSE¨ (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1990. 1st ed. 114 pages. Hardcover. 0890964092 0-89096-409-2. True stories of a life riding, roping, and trading horses. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author. Number 34 of the Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University.
Fine/Fine. No wear. # E0809. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wham, Chris.   THE MIRACLE PANCAKE OF DELGADO, TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Pearland, TX: Brazoria Book House, 2005. 1st ed. 232 pages. Paperback. 0976947005 0-9769470-0-5. Witty & astute take on the quest for spirituality. The author pokes fun at sports figures, psycho-babbles and televangelists.
New/Wraps. SIGNED by the author. # 26470. $9.75     Inquire Now  
White (editor), James P.   NEW & EXPERIMENTAL LITERATURE (SIGNED)  
Midland, TX: Texas Center for Writers, 1975. 1st ed. 203 pages. Hardcover. 0916092054 0-916092-05-4. A volume of traditional & innovative fiction & poetry. Signed & dated by the editor.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Light shelf wear & foxing. Never sold from our old stock. # A3869. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Widzer, Joel L.   PENNY PINCHER'S PASSPORT TO LUXURY TRAVEL 2ND EDITION (SIGNED)  
San Francisco: Travelers' Tales, 2004. 2nd ed. 309 pages. Paperback. 1932361049 1-932361-04-9. Signed by the author on the half-title page.
Fine/Wraps. No wear. # B9736. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Williams, Lori Aurelia.   SHAYLA'S DOUBLE BROWN BABY BLUES  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. 1st ed. 300 pages. Hardcover. 0689824696 0-689-82469-6. Signed by the author and inscribed: To LeAnne, Enjoy.
VG/Fine. Tight, unmarked. Coffee splash on foredge. # B5943. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Williamson, Ermal Walden.   THE GHOST OF GINNY MCBRIDE (SIGNED)  
Branson, MO: Giant Shadow Publishing, 2011. 1st ed. 405 pages. Paperback. 1935920081 1-935920-08-1. Western fantasy/sci-fi signed by the author.
Fine/Wraps. # B8782. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Williamson, Ermal Walden.   THE LAST BULLET (SIGNED)  
Branson, MO: Giant Shadow Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 231 pages. Paperback. 0980127017 0-9801270-1-7. Western and Civil War drama inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author. Second of two segments of 'Sabers from the Brazos'.
Fine/Wraps. # B8783. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wills, Maury, & Mike Celizic.   ON THE RUN: THE NEVER DULL AND OFTEN SHOCKING LIFE OF MAURY WILLS (SIGNED)  
New York: Carroll & Graf, 1991. 1st ed. 334 pages. Hardcover. 0881846406 0-88184-640-6. Signed on the FFEP by Maury Wills, without inscription.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, only minimal sign of handling on book or dustjacket. # E1921. $30.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wishnia, K.J.A.   THE GLASS FACTORY: A FILOMENA BUSCARSELA MYSTERY (SIGNED)  
New York: Dutton, 2000. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. 0525945458 0-525-94545-8. First printing signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. No wear, but has a remainder mark on bottom edge. # B8830. $7.50   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  
Wood, Jakey D.   COWHIDE BOTTOMS  
Houston: Morgan Press, 1986. 1st ed. 275 pages. Hardcover. Copyright 1986 under working title of GOD'S ARM IS LONG. Novel of romance and discord in Depression-era Central Texas. Signed and lovingly inscribed to friends in local theater on the dedication page.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no wear. Owner name stamped on free endpaper. # B8173. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wood, John R.   TEXAS GAME WARDEN: MY STORY  
Lubbock, TX: Cotten Publishing Co., 1994. 1st ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 0925854115 0-925854-11-5. Tells of people and events that have shaped wildlife management in the state of Texas over much of the twentieth century. Twenty-three b/w illustrations. Signed by the author on the FFEP 'Best regards, Capt. John R. Wood 6-27-94'.
Fine/Fine. # B8344. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Woolvin, Samuel C., & Ancel E. Nunn.   REMNANTS OF CHANGE: POEMS INSPIRED BY THE LITHOGRAPHS OF ANCEL E. NUNN  
Smithville, TX: Morningtown Press, 1991. Limited ed. 107 pages. Hardcover. 0962709611 0-9627096-1-1. Number 33 of Special Limited Edition of 100. Quarter dark blue leather, gilt title on spine. Heavy linen boards with paste-on image and title. The slipcase is also heavy linen with same image and title paste-on. Book and slip case in pristine condition. Signed on the half-title page by Samuel Woolvin, Ancel Nunn, and Bill Porterfield, who wrote the foreword. Numbered on the same page 33/100. Designed and produced by Whitehead and Whitehead.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B4688. $185.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wynn, Tony.   BELIEVERY (SIGNED)  
Miami, FL: Serious Studios, 2002. 1st ed. 62 pages. Paperback. 0976273101 0-9762731-0-1. Inscribed and signed by the author/artist.
VG/Wraps. Clean and tight, but has a bent place on the spine. # B9214. $30.00   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  
Yehoshua, A.B.   THE LIBERATED BRIDE (SIGNED)  
New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2003. 1st Am. ed. 568 pages. Hardcover. 0151006539 0-15-100653-9. Translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin. Signed on the title page by the author.
Fine/Fine. # B8777. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Yolen, Jane.   COMMANDER TOAD AND THE VOYAGE HOME (SIGNED)  
New York: Putnam, 1998. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. 0399231226 0-399-23122-6. Space adventure spoof with toad characters. Illustrated on every page by Bruce Degen. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear and very tight. # B8807. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Zhu Yi Yong (Yiyong), .   ZHU YI YONG PAINTINGS, NUMBER 19/500 (SIGNED) (YIYONG)  
Hong Kong: Galerie Du Monde, 1995. Limited ed. 152 pages. Hardcover. Foreword in English by Fred W. Scholle. (Repeated in Chinese) Biographical outline in English and Chinese. Alphabetical index of painting titles with page numbers in English and Chinese. Boldly signed by the artist and numbered 19/500.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Front corner lightly bumped. # E0403. $225.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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