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Abernethy, Francis Edward.   FOLKLORE OF TEXAN CULTURES: PUBLICATIONS OF THE TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY NUMBER XXXVIII  
Austin: Encino Press, 1974. 1st ed. 366 pages. Hardcover. 0884260380 0-88426-038-0. Published in commemoration of the American Bicentennial. Collection of customs, cures, songs, stories, and styles that twenty-four ethnic brought with them to Texas. B/w photos throughout, indexed.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B0429. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy, Francis E.   JUNTEENTH TEXAS: ESSAYS IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN FOLKLORE, PUBLICATIONS OF THE TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY LIV  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 1996. 364 pages. Hardcover. 1574410180 1-57441-018-0. Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when the Emancipation Proclamation was read in Galveston, belatedly freeing 250,000 slaves in Texas.
New/New. New book from our archives, still in publisher shrink-wrap. # B8187. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy, Francis Edward.   OBSERVATIONS & REFLECTIONS ON TEXAS FOLKLORE  
Austin: Encino Press, 1972. 1st ed. 151 pages. Hardcover. Abernethy edits fourteen pieces of folklore by various writers. B/w photos. Nice line drawings by James R. Snyder. Folklore Society # 37. BTB 203-37.
Fine/Fine. Fine, tight copy from our archives. As new. # A0910. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy, Francis Edward.   PAISANOS: A FOLKLORE MISCELLANY PUBLICATIONS OF TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY NUMBER XLI  
Austin: Encino Press, 1978. 1st ed. 180 pages. Hardcover. 1574410598 1-57441-059-8. A collection of twenty-two essays on Texas folklore by various writers including Dobie, Clayton, Fullingham & others.
VG/Near Fine. Dj price clipped, No name or marks. Nick on book top near spine. # A0698. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy, Francis Edward.   PAISANOS: A FOLKLORE MISCELLANY  
Austin: Encino Press, 1978. 1st ed. 180 pages. Hardcover. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society Number XLI. Line drawings by Linda Miller Roach.
Fine/Near Fine. DJ is price-clipped, otherwise no sign of use or handling. # B4678. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy, Francis Edward.   PAISANOS: A FOLKLORE MISCELLANY  
Austin: Encino Press, 1978. 1st ed. 180 pages. Hardcover. 1574410598 1-57441-059-8. Paisanos covers a wide range of folklore, not all of it Texas related. The Texas Folklore Society Number XLI. Pen & ink sketches by Linda Miller Roach, b/w photos.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Multiple copies available. # A1391. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy, Francis J.   WHAT'S GOING ONĘ (IN MODERN TEXAS FOLKLORE)  
Austin: Encino Press, 1976. 1st ed. 309 pages. Hardcover. Candid look at Texas Folklore-bumper stickers, shopping, partying, music, justice and more. B/w photos. The 1976 original.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A0927. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy, Francis J.   WHAT'S GOING ONĘ (IN MODERN TEXAS FOLKLORE)  
Austin: Encino Press, 1976. 1st ed. 309 pages. Hardcover. Candid look at Texas Folklore-bumper stickers, shopping, partying, music, justice and more. B/w photos. The 1976 original.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Dustjacket has a bit of foxing. # B7653. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy (editor), Francis Edward.   BUILT IN TEXAS  
Waco, TX: E-heart Press, 1979. 1st ed. 276 pages. Hardcover. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number XLII. 24 essays on Texas architecture, methods & materials, for homes, churches, barns, outbuildings, fences and more. 100+ b/w photos, with line drawings by Reese Kennedy.
Near Fine/Good. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket has a liquid mark on the back, small edgetears, and darkened spine. # B8128. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy (editor), Francis Edward.   BUILT IN TEXAS  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2000. 2nd ed. 291 pages. Paperback. 157441092X 1-57441-092-X. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number XLII. 24 essays on Texas architecture, methods & materials, for homes, churches, barns, outbuildings, fences and more. 100+ b/w photos, with line drawings by Reese Kennedy. Index. Reprint of the 1979 E-Heart Press edition.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, lower back bumped near spine foot. # E0626. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Acheson, Sam.   35,000 DAYS IN TEXAS: A HISTORY OF THE DALLAS NEWS AND ITS FORBEARS  
New York: Macmillan, 1938. 1st ed. 337 pages. Hardcover. Business and newspaper-publishing history beginning at Galveston in 1842. Red cloth with bright gilt titles on front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners sharp, spine tips a little softened. # B5576. $9.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adair, A. Garland.   JOHN NANCE GARNER CARTOONS PRESENTED TO TEXAS MEMORIAL MUSEUM  
Austin: Texas Memorial Museum, 1958. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. Commemorating the ninetieth birthday of the former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Vice-President of the United States, November 22, 1868-November 22, 1958.
Near Fine/No Jacket. White cover is foxed, o/w clean, tight, no marks. # B0648. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adair, A. Garland.   TEXAS GOVERNORS  
Dallas: Highlands Historical, 1961. 1st ed. 43 pages. Hardcover. Pamphlet has been bound into a hardcover for the library. Few library marks on pamphlet. Pocket and stickers on hardcover.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy, minimal markings. A clean, solid copy. # B3749. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adair, A. Garland.   UNDER TEXAS SKIES, VOL. VI NO. 1 SEPTEMBER, 1955: TRAVIS, BOWIE, BONHAM AND CROCKETT (ALAMO EDITION)  
Austin: Texas Heritage Found., 1955. 1st ed. 70 pages. Paperback. Patriotic periodical published nine times a year in the 1940's and '50's. This one concentrates on essays about the Battle of the Alamo and the Texan heroes. Rosenberg Libray stamp on title page, no other indications of library use.
VG/Wraps. Very tight. Surface is foxed. # B6941. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adams, Andy.   THE CORPORAL SEGUNDO  
Austin: Encino Press, 1968. Limited ed. 55 pages. Boards. A convoluted play with a ranching plot by Andy Adams. Printed paper over boards, on fine, deckle-edged paper. # 386 of 750. Design by William Wittliff. Pages uncut. Original clear acetate Dj.
Near Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Slight darkening to board edges. # A0532. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adams, Ramon F.   THE COWBOY & HIS HUMOR  
Austin: Encino Press, 1968. 1st ed. 71 pages. Hardcover. Signed by the author in blue ink. This is number 785 of 850 copies.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Immaculate. # B5573. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adler ed., Bill.   THE JOHNSON HUMOR  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1965. 1st ed. 125 pages. Hardcover. Excerpts of LBJ's renown wit & humorous dialog. Illustrated with numerous b/w photos.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name first printing. Remainder mark on bottom. No Dj. # A0006. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Agatha, Sister M.   THE HISTORY OF HOUSTON HEIGHTS 1891-1918  
Houston: Premier Printing, 1956. 1st ed. 133 pages. Hardcover. Provides good architectural, social and subdivision history. B/w illustrations and photos, rear fold-out map. Bibliography and index. Light orange cloth-covered boards with brown titles on front and spine. Dustjacket is sepia-tone photo of the Houston Heights Hotel. 1956 first printing.
VG/Fair. Binding firm and straight, no name or marks. Top edge lightly foxed. Dustjacket is chipped on edges, 1/2-inch missing top of spine. 1/2 inch by one-inch triangle missing rear bottom edge. Price clipped. # E1925. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Agatha, Sister M.   THE HISTORY OF HOUSTON HEIGHTS: FROM ITS FOUNDATION IN 1891 TO ITS ANNEXATION IN 1918  
Houston: Premier Printing, 1976. Reprint. 133 pages. Hardcover. The 1976 3rd printing of the 1956 original giving good architectural, social and subdivision history of The Heights. B/w illustrations and photos, rear fold-out map.
VG/Good. Book has small tape removal marks where a gift card was placed inside the front board. O/w no marks or wear. Dustjacket has tiny chips at corners and two half-inch tears on lower edge. # B8165. $45.00   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  
Alexander, Thomas E., & Dan K. Utley.   FADED GLORY: A CENTURY OF FORGOTTEN TEXAS MILITARY SITES, THEN AND NOW  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 224 pages. Paperback. 1603446990 1-60344-699-0. Seven maps show location of sites dating from the Mexican War, Indian Wars, Civil War, and every other conflict through World War II. Drawings, color photos and other illustrations, index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0739. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alford, Catherine.   THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CALDWELL, TEXAS: SESQUICENTENNIAL HISTORY 1844-1994  
Caldwell, Texas: Presbyterian Church, 1994. 1st ed. 8 pages. Paperback. History of the church is interwoven with history of early Texas and Burleson County. History of the church buildings, ministers, and the members. A stapled pamphlet.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0186. $5.00   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  
Allender, Michael (photos), & Alan Tenan.   THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1997. Reprint. 167 pages. Paperback. 029270481X 0-292-70481-X. Lovely color photos of the natural beauty of the national park. Four striking full-page b/w ink drawings by Allender of a roadrunner, a raccoon, a peregrine falcon and an eagle. Info on how the mountains were formed, dinosaurs that lived here, how the climate of the area has changed over eons.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1383. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Allender, Michael (photos), & Alan Tenan.   THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1980. 167 pages. Hardcover. 0292727208 0-292-72720-8. Lovely color photos of the natural beauty of West Texas. Four striking full-page b/w ink drawings by Allender of a roadrunner, a raccoon, a peregrine falcon and an eagle.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9922. $25.00   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  
Allstorm, Oliver.   POEMS  
Galveston: Oscar Springer, 1915. 1st ed. 226 pages. Hardcover. Poetry mentioning Texas City, Mexico and Texas by this noted Texas poet. Several with references to going to Mexico, presumeably after Villa. In light green cloth covers with dark green and gilt decor.
VG/No Jacket. Browning to endpapers, else a very nice copy of a somewhat scarce original. # A0013. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alsbury, Edward Plummer.   GUY RAYMOND: A STORY OF THE TEXAS REVOLUTION  
Houston: State Printing, 1908. 541 pages. Hardcover. A romance of life in Texas in the early days.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with name stamp and pocket inside front board, no other marks, nothing external. Some foxing on cloth covered boards and edges. A clean, solid copy. # A0008. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alter, Judy.   MIDABEAU B. LAMAR: SECOND PRESIDENT OF TEXAS  
Abilene: State House Press, 2005. 1st ed. 72 pages. Hardcover. 1880510979 1-880510-97-9. Biography for young readers. Drawings by Patrick Messersmith. Timeline, glossary, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0676. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alter, Judy, & James Ward Lee.   ELMER KELTON: ESSAYS AND MEMORIES  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2011. 137 pages. Paperback. 0875654266 0-87565-426-6. Loving essays by friends, family, and associates for Texas's best loved author. Includes bibliography of his published works.
Near Fine/Wraps. Unread copies with small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0697. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
American Legion, .   MEN AND WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES MIDLAND AND ECTOR COUNTIES, TEXAS  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1946. Hardcover. Map endpapers. Similar to school yearbook, with photos and info of service men and women from two west Texas counties who served in World War II. Might have been part of organizing efforts of American Legion and the VFW, as these volumes were published for many counties across the country. Blue pebbled covers with red, white, and blue flag and county names in gilt. Very scarce item.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, no marks. # B9896. $125.00   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  
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  
Anonymous, .   THE LIFE AND TRAGIC DEATH OF JESSE JAMES THE WESTERN DESPERADO  
Austin: The Steck Company, 1966. Special ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile edition of the 1883 original. Color added to original illustrations by Carol Rogers. From the Steck Company's series of annual presentations.
Near Fine/VG. No wear, owner name embossed on FFEP. Mylar dustjacket has a couple of small tears. No slipcase. # E1386. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anonymous [LBJ], .   PROMISES MADE / PROMISES KEPT: A SALUTE TO THE PRESIDENT [LBJ]  
No Place: No Publisher Shown,. Hardcover. Includes a brochure and guide to the LBJ Library at University of Texas and 40 page booklet LBJ COUNTRY: A GUIDE TO LBJ NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE filled with color photos.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4659. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arceneaux, Miles.   LA SALLE'S GHOST  
Nacogdoches: Stephen F. Austin Univ., 2013. 1st ed. 314 pages. Paperback. 1622880277 1-62288-027-7. Texas Gulf Coast mystery/adventure with a historical connection.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, publisher stamp on halftitle page. # E1168. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arnold, Oren.   A BOUNDLESS PRIVILEGE  
Austin: Madrona Press, 1974. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. 0890520070 0-89052-007-0. Arnold relates his growing up in Rusk County, Texas from 1900 to 1920. Interesting and often humorous commentary on rural & social life. Nicely done pencil illustrations. Recommended.
Near Fine/Fine. # B0385. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Arnold, Ron.   GRAND PRAIRIE YEARS: A BIOGRAPHY OF W.C. PERRY  
Bellevue, WA: Merril Press, 1988. 2nd ed. 722 pages. Hardcover. 093678301X 0-936783-01-X. Biographical novel of Baylor University Dean, Dr. W.C. Perry and his life growing up in the cotton fields of Central Texas. 2nd printing of the 2nd editon.
Fine/Near Fine. A very nice copy. # B5310. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Atkinson, Tex.   FROM THE COCKPIT: COMING OF AGE IN THE KOREAN WAR (SIGNED)  
Baltimore: PublishAmerica, 2002. 1st ed. 203 pages. Paperback. 1591299772 1-59129-977-2. The autobiographical account of Atkinson, a Navy carrier pilot who flew over 100 combat missions in Korea and holds many awards, including the Distinguished Flying Cross. SIGNED by Tex.
New/Wraps. # 23738. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Atkinson, M. Jourdan.   WHEN THE WORLD WAS YOUNG  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1957. 1st ed. Hardcover. Drawings and story for young children telling the story of how people moved from hunter-gatherer to agriculture and settled living, by noted ethnologist.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Very minimal wear. # B6913. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aubry, Eugene, & Stephen Fox.   BORN ON THE ISLAND: THE GALVESTON WE REMEMBER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 1603447962 1-60344-796-2. Sixty-seven drawings and watercolors by architect Aubry and commentary by historian Fox capture Galveston's historic architecture.
Near Fine/Fine. Never sold copy, has publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2120. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aubry, Eugene, & Stephen Fox.   BORN ON THE ISLAND: THE GALVESTON WE REMEMBER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 1603447962 1-60344-796-2. Sixty-seven drawings and watercolors by architect Aubry and commentary by historian Fox capture Galveston's historic architecture.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Never sold copy, has publisher stamp on endpaper. Upper rear corner bumped. # E2121. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Autry, George.   MUCH OBLIGED! (P)  
Fort Worth: King & Mary, 1977. 153 pages. Paperback. A collection of Autry's poems, correspondences and stories of the spirit of the Southwest. Trade paperback binding.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # A7731. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Baker Botts, & Dillon Anderson et.al.   BAKER BOTTS IN WORLD WAR II: A COLLECTION OF NARRATIVE ACCOUNTS OF THE SERVICE EXPERINCES WRITTEN BY MEN OF THE LAW FIRM  
USA: North River Press, 1986. Reprint. 662 pages. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1947 edition in heavy blue cloth with gilt lettering. The accounts of 23 of the law firm's members during WWII. Authors include: Dillon Anderson, George T. Barrow, William R. Brown, James N. Erwin, Jr., Joe G. Fender, J.H. Freeman, John F. Heard, J.C. Hutcheson III, Joe Ingraham, Donald N. Johnson, Robert E. Keeton, Baine P. Kerr, Bernard J. Mackin, John T. Maginnis, Roland W. McCoy, James W. Mehaffey, Denman Moody, James K. Nance, Hugh M. Patterson, Marion Phillips, Paul Port, Garrent R. Tucker, Jr., & A.B. White. B/w photos of the subjects.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine, tight copy. # B8538. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Banik, J.G.   HOUSTON AND TEXAS PORTRAITS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1959. 1st ed. 73 pages. Hardcover. Poetic verse on the city of Houston, the Alamo, San Jacinto, Monument Hill, mockingbirds and more. 5.5 x 7.75 inches.
VG/VG. Tight, no name or marks, no wear. Endpapers discolored. Dustjacket has a small hole in the middle of the front flap fold. # E0041. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bard, W.E.   AS A WILD BIRD RETURNING  
Nortex Press, 1973. 1st ed. 51 pages. Hardcover. Poems collected from out-of-print volumes previously published by the author.
VG/Fair. Book is clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. Dustjacket has edgewear and heavy tanning on spine. # B8300. $8.50   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, Eugene C.   LESTER GLADSTONE BUGBEE - A MEMORIAL  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1945. 1st ed. 35 pages. Wraps. Barker and John Lomax write memorial to Mr. Bugbee, teacher & fellow historian. Facsimile fold-out of the minutes of 1st TSHA meeting.
Fine/Wraps. # A0962. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barker, Eugene C.   LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN: FOUNDER OF TEXAS, 1793-1836  
Nashville: Cokesbury Press, 1925. 1st ed. 551 pages. Hardcover. A Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People. Plates and the two maps are very nice. The first issue, with copyright 1925 by Lamar & Burton, in a dark maroon cloth. Top edge gilt, deckled foredge, rough-cut lower edge. Embossed gilt bust of Austin on front and bright gilt title on spine. BTB-7; Howes B137; Rader 259.
VG/No Jacket. Light wear to edges and spine end, a few small lightened spots on cover. # E1926. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barker, Eugene C.   TEXAS HISTORY FOR HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES  
Dallas: Southwest Press, 1929. 653 pages. Hardcover. Part I - Spanish and Mexican Texas, 1528-1836; Part II - Republic and State, 1836-1928. Writings selected and edited by Barker for use in advanced Texas history studies. Some are by Barker and other historians, others were penned by the historic figures themselves.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, firm binding, no name or marks. Spine tips softened, corners sharp. # B7471. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnes, Warner.   CATALOGUE OF THE BROWNING COLLECTION  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1966. 1st ed. 120 pages. Hardcover. One thousand copies printed. Catalogue of the collection of Univ. of Texas primary source materials relating to literary manuscripts, letters, and books of Elizabeth Barrett & Robert Browning.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Cream cloth cover is foxed all over. # B4284. $6.75   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, Alwyn.   RECONSTRUCTION TO REFORM: TEXAS POLITICS 1876-1906  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1971. 1st ed. 315 pages. Hardcover. 0292701357 0-292-70135-7. Enlightening account of post Civil War politics as Texas shifted from a rural frontier to a growing commercial & industrial economy. Barr explores the interaction between state government, political parties and the federal government. Well documented with numerous footnotes, including a thorough bibliography, index, fold-out map and numerous political cartoons.
Fine/Near Fine. Light wear at corners, jacket is price-clipped. Our archive copy. # A1053. $32.00   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  
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, Monte.   TEMPERED BLADE  
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1946. 1st ed. 317 pages. Hardcover. Fictionalized biography of Jim Bowie and story of his death at the Battle of the Alamo, fighting for Texas independence. This is the Alamo Edition. Signed by the author on the limitation page, number 2175/2250. Bexar and Alamo map endpapers. Blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title and knife design. Bright pictorial dustjacket showing the Alamo.
Good+/Poor. Clean in firm binding, unmarked. Top corners bumped, spine ends softened. Tattered dustjacket has chips and pieces missing, front flap present but detached. # E1796. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barrett, Judy.   WHAT MAKES HEIRLOOM PLANTS SO GREATĘ: OLD-FASHIONED TREASURES TO GROW, EAT & ADMIRE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. 1st ed. 144 pages. Paperback. 1603442197 1-60344-219-7. Illustrated throughout by Victor Z. Martin. Growing directions and recipes.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E2102. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barsness, Larry.   HEADS, HIDES & HORNS: THE COMPLEAT BUFFALO BOOK  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 2000. Reprint. 233 pages. Paperback. 0875650171 0-87565-017-1. History and myth, Indians and buffalo hunters, this book tells the story of the icon of the American West. B/w illustrations, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E2105. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Barthelme, Marion K.   WOMEN IN THE TEXAS POPULIST MOVEMENT LETTERS TO THE SOUTHERN MERCURY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1997. 1st ed. 248 pages. Hardcover. 0890967423 0-89096-742-3. Never sold from our old stock. Has a bump at top edge of back board.
Near Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # 15429. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bartlett, John Russell.   PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND INCIDENTS IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, CALIFORNIA, SONORA, AND CHIHUAHUA IN TWO VOLUMES  
New York: D. Appleton, 1854. 1st ed. 1130 pages. Hardcover. Travels and work connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission during the years 1850, '51, '52, and '53. Gift inscription on half-title page of each book, dated July 4, 1854. Folding lithograph frontis in each volume. Folding map in volume 1. The map has a six inch diagonal tear. Map opens to about 20 inches wide by 16 tall. Dark green or black cloth-covered boards. Title and Saguaro cactus in gilt on spine of each book. Scattered illustrations through both books, including many tissue protected lithographs on heavy paper. 17 page index in volume 2. Howes B201; Raines p.22; Graff 198; BTB-12.
VG/No Jacket. Clean and solid. # B9647. $1,700.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bass, Rick.   THE DEER PASTURE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1985. 1st ed. 123 pages. Hardcover. 0890962286 0-89096-228-6. The true first edition, stated, from Texas A & M in the orange dustjacket. Bass discusses the relationship of man and nature in 17 essays. Illustrated with b/w drawings by Elizabeth Hughes.
Fine/Near Fine. Book from our archives, still in publisher shrinkwrap. Spine of dustjacket has faded. # B9483. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bass, Feris A., & B.R. Brunson.   FRAGILE EMPIRES: THE TEXAS CORRESPONDENCE OF SAMUEL SWARTWOUT AND JAMES MORGAN, 1836-1856  
Austin: Shoal Creek, 1978. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 088319032X 0-88319-032-X. This book has insect soiling on the foredge. No name or other marks. Dj is clean, with no wear. These men were important in the U.S. and Texas in Revolutionary and Republic of Texas periods. Edges foxed.
Good+/Near Fine. # B6525. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bate, W.N.   GENERAL SIDNEY SHERMAN - TEXAS SOLDIER, STATESMAN AND BUILDER  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1974. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. Biography of General Sherman, who led the left wing in Battle of San Jacinto, built a railroad and defended Galveston in the Civil War.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Just a hint of foxing on text-block foxed. # A2956. $41.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baylies, Francis.   NARRATIVE OF MAJOR GENERAL WOOL'S CAMPAIGN IN MEXICO, IN THE YEARS 1846, 1847 & 1848  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1975. Reprint. 78 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1851 narrative of General Wool's activities during the War with Mexico 1846-48. In cream linen cloth covers.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A0765. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beasley, Ellen.   ALLEYS AND BACK BUILDINGS OF GALVESTON  
Houston: Rice Univ., 1996. 1st ed. 170 pages. Hardcover. 089263328X 0-89263-328-X. A examination of the rental alley houses, servant and slave quarters and carriage houses of Galveston. Quite a bit on the grade raising of the island. Good b/w photos on quality stock. Social history.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Dj has three small nicks on flap fold. # B5513. $33.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beasley, Ellen.   ALLEYS AND BACK BUILDINGS OF GALVESTON: AN ARCHITECTURAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY  
Houston: Rice University Press, 1996. 1st ed. 170 pages. Hardcover. 089263328X 0-89263-328-X. Award winning architectural and social history of the lesser-known buildings which were often used as slave or servant quarters, outhouses, guest cottages and service buildings. Sharp b/w photos, 31 line drawings. 37 maps. 10 tables.
Fine/No Jacket. The original Rice University printing, new copies lacking the dustjacket. # A4360. $17.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beck, Shi.   I AINT A-CARIN  
Dallas: Tardy Publishing, 1935. Reprint. Hardcover. Written in an illiterate style and covered in checkered gingham to look 'down home'. Pages tanned to look older. Drawings by Cecil Beard.
VG/No Jacket. Tight binding, very little wear, but several small stains. There is an owner bookplate pasted over owner stamp. # B8237. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beckendorf, Charles.   IMAGES OF TEXAS QUARTERLY, SUMMER 1981  
Fredericksburg: Beckendorf, 1981. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. Catalog of Beckendorf's works, many offered as prints. Mostly animals, nature and Texas scenery, including pencil drawings and paintings.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B2563. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Becker, A.C., Jr.   GAME AND BIRD CALLING  
Cranbury, NJ: A.S. Barnes, 1972. 1st ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. 0498078914 0-498-07891-4. The author details characteristics & responses of the various species to calls. Included are hints for calling & learning the habits of the birds & animals. Becker was a leading outdoorsman, fisher, hunter and writer along the Gulf Coast. Newspaper articles on his passing laid in.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Light foxing, else Near Fine. # A3232. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Becker, Jr., A.C.   A.C. BECKER'S SPECKLED TROUT: HOW, WHEN, & WHERE  
Houston: BozkaBooks, 1991. Reprint. 134 pages. Paperback. 0929980018 0-929980-01-8. Definitive guide to fishing for the Texas coast's most popular game fish by the dean of Gulf Coast outdoor writers.
Fine/Wraps. New, from our archives. # B9690. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bedient, Philip B.   LESSONS FROM HURRICANE IKE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 224 pages. Paperback. 1603445889 1-60344-588-9. Essays on the aftermath of Hurricane Ike on Gulf Coast region, and what needs to be done before the next "Big One". Softcover in French-flap format.
New/No Jacket. New copies. # E0511. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bell, Kate Atkinson.   A CHURCH IN THE CITY, REACHING THE WORLD [FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. HOUSTON]  
Houston: First Baptist Church, 1985. 1st ed. 271 pages. Hardcover. History of Houston's First Baptist Church, founded in 1841. Numerous b/w photos and illustrations. 11.75 x 8.5 inch landscape format.
VG/No Jacket. Unmarked. 3/4 inch split at bottom outer hinges, not affecting binding. # E0408. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bell, Vicars.   DEATH AND THE NIGHT WATCHES  
London: Faber & Faber, 1955. Reprint. 197 pages. Hardcover. In red cloth with yellow spine lettering. Second impression. Quite uncommon.
VG/No Jacket. # B3534. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bell, Mary Jo, & Betty B. Edge.   CONFEDERATE HOUSE RESTAURANT COOKBOOK...WITH MEMORIES OF A SOUTHERN LADY'S DIARY  
Houston: Hutchins House Publishing, 1996. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0964996618 0-9649966-1-8. Recipes from well-known Houston restaurant, with snippets from the owner's southern grandmother's diary.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or writing. Bumped on top edge of rear board. # E1595. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bender, Kelly Conrad.   TEXAS WILDSCAPES: GARDENING FOR WILDLIFE (W/DVD)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2009. 1st ed. 131 pages. Paperback. 1603440852 1-60344-085-2. Published under sponsorship of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Information you can use to transform your yard into a Backyard Habitat. Includes unopened DVD. Designed in flex cover with french-flaps. B/w drawings and color photos throughout.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, bend on rear cover from improper storage. # E0580. $18.00   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  
Benner, Judith Ann.   FRAUDULENT FINANCE: COUNTERFEITING & THE CONFEDERATE STATES: HILL JUNIOR COLLEGE MONOGRAPH NO. 3  
Hillsboro, TX: Hill Junior College, 1970. 70 pages. Hardcover. Well-researched work on the problems counterfeiting presented for the Confederacy. B/w photos, bibliography and index.
VG/No Jacket. Covers foxed, else a Near Fine, unread copy from our archives. # A1677. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Benson, B.K.   THE PRACTICAL SPELLER, SECOND BOOK  
Boston, MA: D.C. Heath, 1899. Reprint. 98 pages. Hardcover. Tan paper-covered boards with brown title and brown floral decoration. Texas edition. Cloth spine.
VG/No Jacket. Solid binding. Corners bumped and rubbed, no name or marks. # E0541. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Benson, Delvin E., & Shelton & Steinbach.   WILDLIFE STEWARDSHIP AND RECREATION ON PRIVATE LANDS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2005. Reprint. 170 pages. Paperback. 1585444456 1-58544-445-6. A study of various programs for preserving lands for wilflife use. Issues concerning rights, politics, taxes and more. B/w photos, bibliography & index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Unsold copy with small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0650. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berger, Bruce.   HANGIN' ON: GORDON SNIDOW PORTRAYS THE COWBOY HERITAGE  
Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1980. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. 0873582667 0-87358-266-7. B/w photos by Linda Fry of a roundup in West Texas in which the artist, the author and she participated. 37 color plates of Snidow paintings and introduction by John Connally. Includes a description of the parties and auctions of the fifth annual Western Heritage Sale in Houston.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Price intact. # B4496. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bernhard (editor), Virginia.   THE HOGGS OF TEXAS: LETTERS AND MEMOIRS OF AN EXTRODINARY FAMILY, 1887-1906  
Denton: Texas State Historical, 2013. 1st ed. 308 pages. Paperback. 1625110014 1-62511-001-4. Letters and memoirs tell a story of a loving family, and show a way of life in the late nineteenth-century. Notes and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper. # E0667. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berry, Pat.   LONE STARS: A CELEBRATION OF TEXAS  
Austin: Texas Monthly, 1978. Reprint. 54 pages. Paperback. 0932012000 0-932012-00-0.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Just not crisp as new. # B2552. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Bicentennial Belles, & Bicentennial Comm.   THE SAN MARCOS BICENTENNIAL COOKBOOK  
San Marcos, TX: Bicentennial Commission, 197. 1st ed. 153 pages. Spiral Bound. Published to honor the American Revolution Bicentennial in 1976. Illustrated with drawings of old homes in the San Marcos area by Jeff Kester. Plastic comb binding.
Fine/No Jacket. No marks or wear. # B8894. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Biggers, Don Hampton.   BUFFALO GUNS & BARBED WIRE: TWO FRONTIER ACCOUNTS  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1991. Reprint. 241 pages. Paperback. 0896725111 0-89672-511-1. A reissue of the 1902 combined PICTURES OF THE PAST and HISTORY THAT WILL NEVER BE REPEATED. With Biggers biography by Seymour V. Connor and introduction by A.C. Greene. 16 b/w photo plates. Remains of old price sticker on back, o/w fine.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. 10 inch wide landscape format w/french flaps. # B6150. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Binkley, Daisy R.   THE ISOLATION OF LUPE  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1974. 1st ed. 129 pages. Hardcover. 0811105563 0-8111-0556-3.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B4154. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Binkley, William C.   THE TEXAS REVOLUTION  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1979. Reprint. 132 pages. Paperback. 0876110421 0-87611-042-1. Reprint of LSU edition of 1952.
Good+/Wraps. Clean, tight, scattered marginal marks. Scuffed along edges. # B8249. $7.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Binkley, William C.   THE TEXAS REVOLUTION  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1979. Reprint. 132 pages. Hardcover. 0876110413 0-87611-041-3. Composed of four lectures presented at LSU in May, 1950. An interpretive study about the little known of interim government and military operations. The Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History.
X-Lib VG/Good+. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. Dustjacket lightly scuffed at tips. # B9349. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Birdsong, Gussie Mae.   TEXAS WILD FLOWERS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1957. 1st ed. 85 pages. Hardcover. Silhouette of each flower, along with a description and a literary quote. green cloth-covered boards with dark green titles. Colorful scenic Dj.
VG/Good+. Binding and hinges firm. No name or marks. Bright Dj has wear at tips and 3/8 inch piece missing at foot of spine. # B7282. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bixel, Patricia Bellis.   SAILING SHIP ELISSA  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 93 pages. Hardcover. 0890968268 0-89096-826-8. The story of The Elissa, a three-masted, 400-ton Scottish barque built in 1877, her life under various flags and current residence in Galveston, Texas after a loving restoration. B/w photos. Out-of-print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, dustjacket rear flap creased. # E0749. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Blasig, Carl.   BUILDING TEXAS SPONSORED BY TEXAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MANAGERSW  
Brownsville, TX: Springman-King, 1963. 294 pages. Hardcover. A history of the commercial organization movement and its impact on Texas progress. Bright red cloth with black title and cityscape design. Tight, unmarked book, Dj has wear-especially spine ends.
VG/Good+. VG/G. Book has sharp corners, softened spine tips. Bright Dj. # B2540. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Blevins, Win.   DICTIONARY OF THE AMERICAN WEST: OVER 5,000 TERMS AND EXPRESSIONS FROM AARIGAA! TO ZOPILOTE  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 2001. 1st ed. 429 pages. Paperback. 0875653731 0-87565-373-1. Words derived from the speech of the cultures who had a hand in peopling the West.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0694. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boatright, Mody C.   FOLKLORE OF THE OIL INDUSTRY  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1963. 1st ed. 220 pages. Hardcover.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj clipped. # B4873. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boatright, Mody C.   MADSTONES AND TWISTERS: NUMBER XXVII PUBLICATIONS TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1958. 169 pages. Hardcover. Essays in this book, edited by Boatright, have a wide range of subjects. Chisos Ghosts, oil stories, weather tales, and some biographical entries are included in this volume. Green cloth cover with black title and paisano silhouette.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B7139. $12.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boatright, Mody C.   TALL TALES FROM TEXAS COW CAMPS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1982. Hardcover. 0870741810 0-87074-181-0. SMU reprint of Boatright's 1934 classic. Includes preface by J. Frank Dobie.
New/New. New copy in publisher shrinkwrap. # B7288. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bode, Winston.   J. FRANK DOBIE: A PORTRAIT OF PANCHO  
Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1968. Reprint. 156 pages. Hardcover. Over one hundred photos support this biography of Texas' legendary man of letters.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4567. $10.00   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  
Boggan, W.D.   CHILDREN'S SPOOKY TALES  
Kingsville, TX: Boggan, 1980. 57 pages. Paperback. Privately published children's scary stories set in Falfurrias and South Texas. Illustrated with b/w costume photos, probably author's family members. Quite well done. Not dated, but circa 1975-1985. Unusual and scarce.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A8587. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bollaert, William, & W. Eugene Hollon.   WILLIAM BOLLAERT'S TEXAS  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1956. 1st ed. 423 pages. Hardcover. Edited by Hollom from Bollaert's six diaries and notebooks and two volumes of journals, from December 1841 to April 1844.
VG/Good. Tight, unmarked. Straight and square. Dustjacket has chips and small holes along the edges. # B8216. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bond, Donald C.   DETERMINATION OF RESIDUAL OIL SATURATION  
Oklahoma City: IOCC, 1978. 1st ed. 302 pages. Paperback. Published by Interstate Oil Compact Commission. Report to the commission on technological and scientific advances on determination of petroleum in a reservoir.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Reader creases on spine, and a bump to top of spine. # E0117. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bones, Jim.   TEXAS: IMAGES OF THE LANDSCAPE  
Englewood, CO: Westcliffe Publishers, 1986. 192 pages. Hardcover. 094239416X 0-942394-16-X. 163 Beautiful full color photos of Texas' natural beauty on heavy, glossy stock make this book a fine coffee table item. 14 x 10.5 inch format.
Fine/Near Fine. DJ has a just a hint of handling, near fine. # B7743. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bowen, Mark.   HABITAT GARDENING FOR HOUSTON AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS  
Houston: River Bend, 1998. 1st ed. 124 pages. Paperback. 0940974223 0-940974-22-3. Great advice on gardening which sustains butterflies, birds, and animals, and cuts down on lawn mowing. 24 page color photo gallery of perennials, shrubs, groundcovers, vines, and large and small trees.
New/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B5390. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bradley, Barrie Scardino.   HOUSTON'S HERMAN PARK: A CENTURY OF COMMUNITY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. 1st ed. 247 pages. Hardcover. 1623490367 1-62349-036-7. History of Houston's majestic inner city park, encompassing the Houston Zoo, The Museum of Natural Science, Miller Outdoor Theatre and multi-use outdoor spaces. Covers the conception, funding, designing and construction of it through the years. Plans, maps, and photos illustrate the book. Several appendices, notes, bibliography, and index. Foreword by Stephen Fox, Houston architectural historian. Recommended.
New/New. New copies. # 34152. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brady, Rachel.   FINAL APPROACH: AN EMILY LOCKE MYSTERY (SIGNED)  
Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, 2009. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 1590586557 1-59058-655-7. Debut novel from this Texas author, set on the Gulf Coast. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate copy. # B8819. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brady, Donald V.   THE THEATRE IN EARLY EL PASO 1881-1905  
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1966. 1st ed. 40 pages. Paperback.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3725. $5.00   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  
Brenham Senior Class 1929, .   BRENHAMITE 1929 BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK, BRENHAM, TEXAS  
Brenham, Texas: Brenham High School, 1929. 1st ed. 106 pages. FlexV. Student and faculty photos, activities,with local business ads in the back. Green leather-look flex cover.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B6815. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Briggs, Doug.   OLD BLACK  
Houston: Beverly Publishing Co., 1997. Limited ed. 387 pages. Hardcover. 1881287122 1-881287-12-2. Novel of a young boy and his rodeo horse, Old Black. Set in modern times. Nicely done b/w sketches. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author.
Fine/Fine. # B4108. $20.00   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  
Brook, Stephen.   HONKYTONK GELATO: TRAVELS THROUGH TEXAS  
New York: Paragon House, 1988. Reprint. 283 pages. Paperback. 1557780056 1-55778-005-6. Englishman writes about his travels through modern Texas. First softcover printing.
Near Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling, but very light foxing on edges. # B7266. $4.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brown, Robert B.   TEXANS IN LEOPARD SKIN PANTS (WILLIAM W. HEARTSILL)  
no place: Bibliographical Soc. Am., 1950. 1st ed. 6 pages. Paperback. An essay on William W. Heartsill's book FOURTEEN HUNDRED AND 91 DAYS IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY, which he printed and published himself, from his journals. This pamphlet issued separately from the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, Volume Forty-four, Fourth Quarter, 1950. With footnotes and references.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4644. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brown, Gary.   TEXAS GULAG: THE CHAIN GANG YEARS 1875-1925  
Plano: Republic of Texas Press, 2002. 1st ed. 284 pages. Paperback. 1556229313 1-55622-931-3. B/w photos. Personal memoirs from convicts about the brutality and corruption in the old Texas prison system.
New/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6133. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brown College, .   RINGO-WEEK: ALL YOU NEED IS BROWN (RICE UNIVERSITY)  
Houston: Rice University, 2011. 1st ed. 162 pages. Spiral Bound. Orientation handbook for for new students entering Brown Residential College at Houston's Rice University in 2011. Theme based on the Beatles. B/w photos and drawings.
VG/Wraps. All pages firm, no name or marks. A few scuffs on cover and front cover lower corner bent. # B7932. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brunson, B.R.   THE TEXAS LAND & DEVELOPMENT COMPANY: A PANHANDLE PROMOTION A PANHANDLE PROMOTION, 1912-1956  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1970. Reprint. 248 pages. Hardcover. 0292700385 0-292-70038-5. A history of this real estate development company, showing its influence on North Texas. # 9 M.K. Brown Range Life. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A1082. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryant, Claude W.   LUMBERING ALONG IN TEXAS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1960. 1st ed. 201 pages. Hardcover. Eight pages of b/w photos. Early business and industrial development in Texas.
Good/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Insect soiling on bottom edge. No wear on book. # B5703. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buchanan (editor), James.   HOUSTON: A CHRONOLOGICAL AND DOCUMENTARY HISTORY, 1519-1970  
Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, 1975. 1st ed. 153 pages. Hardcover. 0379006154 0-379-00615-4. A collection of writings on the history of Houston. Bibliography and name index. Entries arranged by year and date.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B6477. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buenger, Walter L., & Joseph A. Pratt.   BUT ALSO GOOD BUSINESS: TEXAS COMMERCE BANK AND THE FINANCING OF HOUSTON AND TEXAS, 1886-1986  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1986. 1st ed. 450 pages. Hardcover. 0890962804 0-89096-280-4. Excellent history of Texas Commerce Bank and its impact on Houston. Much on cotton, oil and real estate, venerable leaders such as Jesse Jones & regulatory changes. B/w photos.
VG/VG. Tight, unmarked. Edges foxed. # B8455. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buenger, Walter L., & Emilio Zamora.   TEXAS HISTORY TEACHER'S EDITION FOR THE DIGITAL COURSE, GRADE 7  
Boston: Pearson, 2016. 1st ed. 330 pages. Spiral Bound. 0133309533 0-13-330953-3. Texas history textbook for 7th grade students. Connect to Pearson's online digital course. Teacher's edition for digital course.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No marks, writing, tiny nick on edge of rear board. # E1806. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bunkley, Anita.   EMILY, THE YELLOW ROSE: A TEXAS LEGEND (SIGNED)  
Houston: Rinard Publishing, 1990. Reprint. 203 pages. Paperback. 096240120X 0-9624012-0-X. A novel of the woman who was present at the Battle of San Jacinto to assist the Texans to victory over Santa Anna. SIGNED by the author, with a custom bookmark laid in.
Fine/Wraps. A new copy. # B4897. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burke, Ruth, & Don Holbrook.   SEABROOK: IMAGES OF AMERICA  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2010. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 0738579408 0-7385-7940-8. A collection of historic and modern images of this coastal Texas Community which has survived hurricanes, seen the arrival of NASA and the modern age. Dozens of b/w and sepia photos throughout.
New/Wraps. A new book. # 30403. $19.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burleson High School, .   ELK 1980-81 BURLESON, TEXAS, HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK  
Burleson, Texas: Burleson High School, 1981. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. The Year of the Texan Elk yearbook for Burleson High School class of 1981. A popular teacher's copy with lots of inscriptions. White cover with bright colorful front illustration.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, no wear. # E1720. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burnett, Whit.   BLACK HANDS ON A WHITE FACE A TIMEPIECE OF EXPERIENCES IN A BLACK AND WHITE AMERICA  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1971. 392 pages. Hardcover. A collection of compelling writings from the likes of Richard Wright, Robert Penn Warren, Eldridge Cleaver, James Baldwin and others.
Near Fine/VG. # A1883. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Bush, David, & Jim Parsons.   HILL COUNTRY DECO: MODERNISTIC ARCHITECTURE OF CENTRAL TEXAS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2010. 1st ed. 194 pages. Hardcover. 0875654134 0-87565-413-4. This book illustrates the history and evolution of the Art Deco, Art Moderne, and WPA Deco styles in Central Texas. Mostly color photos throughout.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, publisher mark on front endpaper. # E1106. $15.00   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  
Campbell, Randolph B.   WEALTH AND POWER IN ANTEBELLUM TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1977. 1st ed. 183 pages. Hardcover. 0890960305 0-89096-030-5.
Fine/Fine. As new from our old stock. # B3305. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Campbell, Randolph B.   WEALTH AND POWER IN ANTEBELLUM TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1977. 1st ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 0890960305 0-89096-030-5. Teal cloth with silver title on spine.
New/No Jacket. New book from our old stock in publisher shrinkwrap. # B2707. $21.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Campbell, Ewing.   WEAVE IT LIKE NIGHTFALL  
Austin: Nefertiti Head Press, 1978. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0918722004 0-918722-00-4. A novel set on the salt-water edge of Texas on the edge of destruction.
Fine/Near Fine. New copies from old stock. Slight foxing to dustjackets. # A3865. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Campbell, Ewing.   WEAVE IT LIKE NIGHTFALL  
Austin: Nefertiti Head Press, 1978. Reprint. 176 pages. Paperback. 0918722012 0-918722-01-2. A novel set on the salt-water edge of Texas on the edge of destruction.
Fine/Wraps. Very light shelf wear & foxing. # A3866. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Capps, Benjamin.   THE TRAIL TO OGALLALA  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1985. Reprint. 285 pages. Paperback. 0875650139 0-87565-013-9. Historical novel of trail driving cattle from South Texa to Ogallala.
New/No Jacket. A new copy, still in shrinkwrap. # B2535. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carleton, Don E.   A BREED SO RARE: THE LIFE OF J.R. PARTEN, LIBERAL TEXAS OIL MAN, 1896-1992  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1998. 1st ed. 668 pages. Hardcover. 0876111665 0-87611-166-5. Biography of a quiet doer in a culture more likely to recognize the flamboyant gesture.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6164. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carleton, Don E.   WHO SHOT THE BEARĘ: 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  
Carlile, Bryan, (Hurricane IKE).   AFTER IKE: AERIAL VIEWS FROM THE NO-FLY ZONE (HURRICANE IKE)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2009. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1603441506 1-60344-150-6. 149 color photos showing coastal devastation in Galveston and Chambers Counties following 2008's Hurricane IKE. Includes an essay by Andrew Sansom. In flexible card covers.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else a Fine, unread copy. # E0746. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carlson, Paul H.   THE PLAINS INDIANS: NUMBER 19 ELMA DILL RUSSELL SPENCER SERIES IN THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1999. Reprint. 254 pages. Paperback. 0890968179 0-89096-817-9. Charts the evolution and growth of the Plains Indians through a period of constant change, 1750 to 1890.
Fine/Wraps. A new copy from our archives. # E1766. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carlson, Paul H., & John T. Becker.   GEORGIA O'KEEFFE IN TEXAS : A GUIDE  
Buffalo Gap: State House Press, 2012. 1st ed. 131 pages. Paperback. 1933337494 1-933337-49-4. Notes, bibliography, and index. Describes how her four years in Texas helped shape the artist's work through the rest of her long life.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0757. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carlton, W.E. Jack.   IT TOOK THEIR KIND: AN ACCOUNT OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1994. 1st ed. 132 pages. Hardcover. A history of the people and events that formed the north central area of Texas, beginning with Spanish explorers in the sixteenth century. Several maps.
Fine/VG. Book is tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has some puckering from storage. # B8340. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carnes, Ruth J.   HORSEBACK GOVERNMENT AD INTERIM ADMINISTRATION REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 1836  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1974. 129 pages. Hardcover. 0811105210 0-8111-0521-0. The author explores the chaos facing ad-interim President of the Republic, David Burnet, as the army clashed with Mexican forces and the general population headed for the eastern border.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A1398. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carnes, Ruth J.   HORSEBACK GOVERNMENT AD INTERIM ADMINISTRATION REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 1836  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1974. 129 pages. Hardcover. 0811105210 0-8111-0521-0. The author explores the chaos facing ad-interim President of the Republic, David Burnet, as the army clashed with Mexican forces and the general population headed for the eastern border.
X-Lib VG/VG. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3677. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carpenter, Liz.   RUFFLES AND FLOURISHES  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. 1st ed. 341 pages. Hardcover. Life in the White House described by Staff director and Press Secretary to Lady Bird Johnson.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. White Dj is age darkened. # B0828. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Carrington (editor), Evelyn M.   WOMEN IN EARLY TEXAS  
Austin: Jenkins, 1975. 1st ed. 308 pages. Hardcover. Biographies of fifty notable women from Texas' past, most written by their descendants. Publication sponsored by the Austin Branch of American Association of University Women in celebration of the American Bicentennial.
New/Fine. New old stock from our archives. The white cloth covered boards have foxing. # B9093. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carroll, John M.   CUSTER IN TEXAS  
New York: Lewis/Liveright, 1975. 1st ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0914074148 0-914074-14-8. 36 b/w illustrations, photos, and drawings by Jose Cisneros and Buck Schiwetz.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. A tiny spot top edge, half-inch tear Dj back. # B5474. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, W.H.   FROM YORKTOWN TO SANTIAGO  
Austin: State House Press, 1989. Reprint. 329 pages. Hardcover. 0938349422 0-938349-42-2. Born at the outbreak of the Civil War, sent to Texas for policing during Reconstruction, & used on the frontier against the Indians, the unit went to Cuba for the Spanish-American War. Facsimile of 1900
New/New. A new book in publisher shrinkwrap. # 02651. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cartwright, Gary.   GALVESTON: A HISTORY OF THE ISLAND  
New York: Atheneum, 1991. 1st ed. 338 pages. Hardcover. 0689119917 0-689-11991-7. A lively, controversial digging-in-the-dirt history of Galveston. B/w photos, bibliography, and index. First edition.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling. # E1779. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Castaneda, Carlos.   THE MEXICAN SIDE OF THE TEXAS REVOLUTION  
Austin: Graphic Ideas, Inc., 1970. 2nd ed. 402 pages. Hardcover. Castaneda's translation and notes of the Mexican viewpoint of the Texan War for Independence. Indexed. Illustrations for this second edition by Carol Rogers and Jim Box. Contributions by General Santa Anna, D. Ramon Martinez Caro, General Vicente Filisola, General Jose Urrea, Jose Maria Tornel (Secretary of War). Bright cover featuring the flag of Mexico. Small store sticker on front endpaper from Colleen's Books in Houston.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Light foxing on edges. Sharp, square corners. # E1735. $64.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Castleman, Harvey N.   THE TEXAS RANGERS: THE STORY OF AN ORGANIZATION THAT IS UNIQUE  
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1944. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. Bound into a hardcover by the library which formerly owned it. The stamps and marks are on the library binding for the most part, not on the pamphlet. Paper is browned and delicate.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy, typical stamps & marks. A 3 inch tear first page. # B3995. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Casto, Stanley D.   SETTLEMENT OF THE CIBOLO-NUECES STRIP: A PARTIAL HISTORY OF LA SALLE COUNTY (HJC MONOGRAPH NO. 2)  
Hillsboro, TX: Hill Junior College, 1969. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. History of La Salle County in southwest Texas. Much on the town of Millett, Cibolo Station, ranching, mercantile operations, etc. B/w photos, bibliography, index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Some foxing to white covers and textblock edge, else NF. # A1680. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chabot, Frederick.   CORPUS CHRISTI & LIPANTITLAN: A STORY OF THE ARMY OF TEXAS VOLUNTEERS, 1842. #1 OF THE TEXAS EXPEDITIONS OF 1842  
San Antonio: Artes Graficas, 1942. 1st ed. 76 pages. Paperback. Interesting account of the 1842 military engagement in which Texans along the Nueces River just west of Corpus Christi fought off Mexican forces intent on retaking Texas following their loss in 1836. An unbound copy consisting of five separate signatures with deckled edges laid into a printed outer wrapper. Somewhat uncommon.
Near Fine/Wraps. Outer cover has small rubbed spot, else Fine, bright. # E1801. $90.00   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  
Children's Booksellers Texas, .   DIRECTORY OF TEXAS AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS FOR CHILDREN  
Austin: Children's Booksellers, 1992. 1st ed. 40 pages. Paperback. Author's name and addresses and list, with each, of their books published to date. (1992) Stapled pamphlet with green card cover.
New/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B9131. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chipman, Donald E.   SPANISH TEXAS, 1519-1821  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1992. 1st ed. 343 pages. Hardcover. 029277656X 0-292-77656-X. The story of Spain's three-hundred-year presence and continuing influence in the land that became Texas. Among the best works on the subject. 1st edition, now out-of-print in hardcover.
Fine/Near Fine. Book has no wear, no name or marks. Dustjacket has slight rubbing at corners and spine ends. # E1768. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chipman, Donald E., .   ALVAR NUNEZ CABEZA DE VACA: THE GREAT PEDESTRIAN OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA  
Denton, TX: Texas State Historical, 2012. 69 pages. Paperback. 0876112513 0-87611-251-3. Biography of Cadeza de Vaca and the story of his eight-year trek across from the Carribean islands, to Florida, Texas & what is now the American Southwest before arriving in Mexico City. If that weren't enough, he would later undertake a four-year journey to South America. B/w maps & illustrations, notes, index.
VG. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, bruised at bottom of spine. # E0761. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chipman, Donald E., & Harriett Denise Jo.   EXPLORERS AND SETTLERS OF SPANISH TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2001. 1st ed. 250 pages. Paperback. 0292712316 0-292-71231-6. Study of Spanish explorers for the younger reader. Includes Cabeza de Vaca, Coronado, Maria de Agreda, Alonso de Leon, Teran & Hildalgo, Dnis & Sanchez, Antonio Margil de Jesus, Marques, de San Miguel de Aguayo, Filipe de Rabago, Escandon & Elguera, Mezieres, Cabello, Rubi & Ibarvo, de Lara & de Arredondo as well as chapters on women in colonial Texas and women and the law. A few b/w drawings and map. Bibliography & index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slight curl to covers, otherwise a nice unmarked copy. # B7567. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chumbley, Joe W.   KENTUCKY TOWN AND ITS BAPTIST CHURCH, OR, ANN ELIZA AND PLEASANT HILL  
Houston: D. Armstrong Company, 1979. 1st ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. History of the Kentucky Town area of Grayson County, in northeast Texas. Church history, Civil War records, tales of Quantrill's Raiders, genealogy & cemetery records. B/w photos, indexed. Scarce. In green embossed cloth with gilt lettering. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the author. # B3101. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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, 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.
Good+/Good+. Dj. corner price-clipped. Front leaf removed. # A2843. $3.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, James A.   BIOGRAPHY OF ROBERT ALONZO WELCH  
Houston: Clark Book Co., 1963. 1st ed. 153 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the man who opened the Goose Creek oilfield and was a great influence in the growth of Houston.
Fine/No Jacket. # A9304. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, Sara.   THE CAPITOLS OF TEXAS: A VISUAL HISTORY  
Austin: Encino Press, 1975. 1st ed. 114 pages. Hardcover. Photographic history of the various buildings that housed Texas Government. Many photos from the construction of the current building.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Just a bit of fading to the dj spine. # B0419. $24.00   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, Margaret Lasater.   ON THIS BLUFF: CENTENNIAL HISTORY 1867-1967, FIRST PRESBYTERIA CHURCH CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS  
Corpus Christi: First Presbyterian Church, 1. 1st ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. Church history with lots of antique and vintage photos of members. Double-page bird's eye view of Corpus Christi in 1887. Roll of church members year-by-year. Index. Brown cloth-covered boards with silver title on spine. Brown dustjacket with silver illustration of the church building on front and back.
Good+/No Jacket. Book is tight, no owner name or writing. A small red mark inside front board. Soil spots on top edge. # E1890. $10.00   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  
Click, Carla.   TEXAS PRODUCTION MANUAL 2004, VOLUME XXV JANUARY 2004  
Austin: Texas Film Commission, 2004. 1st ed. 312 pages. Spiral Bound.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3736. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cliford, Craig, & Tom Pilkington.   RANGE WARS: HEATED DEBATES, SOBER REFLECTIONS AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS OF TEXAS WRITING  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1989. 188 pages. Paperback. 0870742736 0-87074-273-6. From the Southwest Life and Letters series. Good literary criticism.
New/Wraps. A new copy, still in shrinkwrap. # B1349. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Coker, Caleb.   THE NEWS FROM BROWNSVILLE: HELEN CHAPMAN'S LETTERS FROM THE TEXAS MILITARY FRONTIER, 1848-1852  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1992. 1st ed. 410 pages. Hardcover. 0876111150 0-87611-115-0. Coker edits the letters of Mrs. Chapman telling of life while the US military occupied the newly acquired Nueces Strip following the 1846-48 War with Mexico. Appendices, indexed. Inscribed to owner, and signed by the author.
Fine/Near Fine. Firm binding, no owner marks. Dustjacket lightly ata spine ends. # E1769. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Coker, George W.   SON OF THE FARMLANDS  
San Antonio: Carleton Printing Co., 1951. 1st ed. 301 pages. Paperback. Story of growing up a country boy in the first half of the twentieth century.
VG/Wraps. Tight stapled binding. From the Office of Congressman James T. Patterson stamped inside front cover. Another faded, unreadable stamp on front. Foxed - mostly on spine area and edges. # B9413. $110.00   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  
Collins, Gail.   AS TEXAS GOES...: HOW THE LONE STAR STATE HIJACKED THE AMERICAN AGENDA  
New York: W.W. Norton/Liveright, 2012. 1st ed. 267 pages. Hardcover. 0871404079 0-87140-407-9. What happens in Texas doesn't stay in Texas anymore.
Fine/Fine. No marks, no wear. # B9994. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Columbia High School, Project Graduation.   BON APPETIT: A COLLECTION OF RECIPES BY COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL PROJECT GRADUATION 2007 (WEST COLUMIBA, TEXAS)  
Kearney NE: Morris Press, 2007. 1st ed. 162 pages. Spiral Bound. Cookbook organized by the 2007 graduating class of Columbi High School in West Columbia, Texas.
VG/No Jacket. Gift inscription inside front board. # E0039. $10.00   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  
Connor, Seymour V.   A BIGGERS CHRONICLE  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1961. 1st ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. Consisting of a Reprint of the Extremely Rare HISTORY THAT WILL NEVER BE REPEATED by Lan Franks (pseud), and a Biography of Its Author Don Hampton Biggers. Limited to 500 copies. Dj wavy from age, no wear. Front title is printed in black on the clear dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Original acetate Dj. No wear on book or Dj. # B5237. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cook, Scott.   MEXICAN BRICK CULTURE IN THE BUILDING OF TEXAS 1800S-1980S  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 338 pages. Hardcover. 089096792X 0-89096-792-X. Number one in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Series, Borderlands Culture and Tradition. B/w photos, endnotes, bibliography, and index.
VG/Near Fine. Has publisher's 'design / production copy' stamped on page edge and small stamp on endpaper. No wear. # E0684. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cookbook Committee, Ex-Students Associat.   COOK 'EM HORNS: TEXAS EXES' COOKBOOK CELEBRATING THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS CENTENNIAL  
Austin: Ex-Students Association, 1981. 1st ed. 462 pages. Hardcover. Campus map endpapers. Vintage sepia-tone photos at each chapter head. Eight color plates.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight and unmarked. # B9201. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cookbook Committee, .   FORT BEND COUNTY FAIR 50TH ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK (TEXAS)  
Rosenberg, Texas: Fort Bend County Fair, 198. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. Real recipes contributed by local folks who signed their names to them. Dark blue cloth covered boards with dulled gilt title on front. Metal spiral binding inside hard cover. Blue printing on light grey pages.
VG/No Jacket. No wear, no name or writing, but one recipe hi-lited in the table of contents. Uncommon. # E1594. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Corpus Christi Caller-Times, .   KING RANCH: 100 YEARS OF RANCHING 1853-1953  
Corpus Christi: Caller-Times, 1953. 1st ed. 143 pages. Hardcover. History of the King and Kleberg families, and the ranching empire they created in South Texas. B/w photos of family members and others who have played important roles in the growth of the enterprise. All material contained in the book was originally issued as a special edition of the newspaper. Tan cloth-covered boards with brown title and Santa Gertrudis bull on front.
VG/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm. Corners square. Edge of spine ends scuffed. Endpapers and foredge foxed. # E1730. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Corpus Christi Caller-Times, .   KING RANCH: 100 YEARS OF RANCHING 1853-1953  
Corpus Christi: Caller-Times, 1953. 1st ed. 143 pages. Hardcover. History of the King and Kleberg families, and the ranching empire they created in South Texas. B/w photos of family members and others who have played important roles in the growth of the enterprise. All material contained in the book was originally issued as a special edition of the newspaper. Tan cloth-covered boards with brown title and Santa Gertrudis bull on front.
VG/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm. Corners square. Scattered dirt and soiling on exterior. Owner name inside front board. # E1729. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Couch, Ernie & Jill.   TEXAS TRIVIA  
Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1987. 1st ed. 191 pages. Paperback. 1558530045 1-55853-004-5. Who, what, when, where, and how of Texas information and facts presented in question and answer format.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Pages a little age-tanned. # B9864. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cox, Mike.   REMEMBERING TEXAS LAWMEN  
Nashville: Turner Publishing Co., 2010. 1st ed. 134 pages. Paperback. 1596527021 1-59652-702-1. B/w period photos illustrate this history of law enforcement on the frontier.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, but gift inscription inside front cover. # E1107. $5.00   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  
Cragin, Francis Whittemore.   PALEONTOLOGY OF THE MALONE JURASSIC FORMATION OF TEXAS BULLETIN NO. 266 SERIES C, SYSTEMATIC GEOLOGY AND PALEONTOLOGY, 73  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1905. 1st ed. 172 pages. Paperback. Stratigraphic notes on Malone Mountain and the surrounding region near Sierra Blanca, Texas by T.W. Stanton. B/w photos of fossil invertebrate specimens on 29 plates. Folded map of the area.
VG/Wraps. Binding tight in original card cover. Lower corner missing. No marks. # B5521. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crain, Marguerite Starr.   TWO GLASS BUTTONS: A STORY OF THE TEXAS RUNAWAY SCRAPE  
Midland: Haley Memorial Library, 1988. 1st ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. Written from the memoirs of Clarinda Pevehouse Kegans who made the journey. She was the great-great-grandmother of author. Illustrations by Leslie D'Allesandro Hill. Great endnotes and a bibliography.
X-Lib VG/VG. Former library copy, minimal markings. Pencil cataloging info on rear endpaper and a red withdrawn stamp on top edge. Clean, solid copy. No wear on book. Brief gift note. # B9439. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cravens, John N.   HISTORY OF THREE GHOST TOWNS OF EAST TEXAS NEAR THE CHEROKEE AND ANGELINA COUNTY LINE  
No Place: John N. Cravens, 1981. Reprint. 64 pages. Wraps. The ghost towns of Kilraven, Shook's Bluff and Cheeseland are explored. B/w photos, stories and accounts of early residents, some family info. No place or date shown stated, but circa 1981 from a dated photo.
Fine/Wraps. New copies. # A2943. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crawford, Max.   WALTZ ACROSS TEXAS  
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975. 1st ed. 393 pages. Hardcover. Murder mystery in West Texas. The author's debut novel.
VG/Good+. Dustjacket has light rubbing, foxing and a couple of mended tears. # B7469. $7.25   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  
Criswell, Ann.   HOUSTON IS COOKING 2000  
Houston: Houston Gourmet, 1999. 1st ed. 155 pages. Paperback. 1882296052 1-882296-05-2. Food secrets and recipes from Houston's most popular restaurants. Great color photos. 8.5 x 9 inch format.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B9973. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cronkite, introduction, Walter.   BAY AREA HOUSTON - EXPLORE YOUR OPPORTUNITIES  
Houston: BAH Economic Partnership, 2006. 185 pages. Hardcover. All about the economic opportunities and quality of life in the Bay Area with articles and color photos from businesses and communities. With introduction by Walter Cronkite.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8918. $18.00   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  
Cruz, Gilberto R., & James A. Irby.   TEXAS BIBLIOGRAPHY: A MANUAL ON HISTORY RESEARCH MATERIALS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1982. 1st ed. 337 pages. Hardcover. 0890153078 0-89015-307-8. Guide to various bibliographies and reference source material on all things Texas. Arranged by topic: Bibliograph, General History, Indians, Mexico Period, Texas Republic, Traveller's Accounts, Poeple, Children's Books, etc. Extensive author index.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B2949. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Culp, Carmen, & Lawrence Eisman.   WORLD OF MUSIC  
Needham, NJ: Silver Burdett & Ginn, 1988. 270 pages. Hardcover. 0382185137 0-382-18513-7. Has words and music for Texas, Our Texas printed on end paper. A classroom set number inked in red on bottom edge of textblock.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Stamped inside w/school name, but appear never used. Multiple copies available. # A9622. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Current, William.   PUEBLO ARCHITECTURE OF THE SOUTHWEST: A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY  
Austin: Amon Carter / UTP, 1971. 97 pages. Hardcover. 0292701209 0-292-70120-9. Current's 65 stunning b/w photos of Indian ruins of the Four Corners region make this volume come to life. Text by Vince Scully.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A1083. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum, .   WILD ABOUT TEXAS: A BOUGUET OF RECIPES, WILDFLOWERS AND WINE  
Spring, Texas: Cypress- Woodlands, 1997. Reprint. 244 pages. Hardcover. 0962200905 0-9622009-0-5. Recipes collected by members of Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum. Full color botanical illustrations of many Texas wildflowers from paintings by Rosario Mercado Baxter.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked in any way. Book appears new. # B9520. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dallas Morning News, .   TEXAS ALMANAC AND STATE INDUSTRIAL GUIDE 1939-40: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TEXAS  
Dallas: Dallas Morning News, 1939. 1st ed. 512 pages. Hardcover. A reference book on the resources, industries, commerce, history, government, population, and all other subjects relating to the civic, political, and economic development of Texas. Double sided folding map. 'City National Bank, Galveston' gilt stamped on front below title. Rusty paper-clip mark first two pages and paste-down.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. corners sharp. Text edges foxed. # B5525. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Daly, Loraine.   THE PADRE ISLAND STORY  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1962. Reprint. 52 pages. Paperback. A brief glimpse of the history of Padre Island, named for Padre Balli, stories of Lafitte, cannibals and more.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4189. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dana, Anna Manns.   UNDER THE TEXAS SUN: ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG COWPUNCHER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1986. 1st ed. 97 pages. Hardcover. 0890962847 0-89096-284-7. The author presents stories passed down from her grandfather, Malcom Vernon Graham.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B3710. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dana, Anna Manns.   UNDER THE TEXAS SUN: ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG COWPUNCHER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2008. Reprint. 97 pages. Paperback. 1603440453 1-60344-045-3. The author presents stories passed down from her grandfather, Malcom Vernon Graham.
VG/Wraps. No wear, but has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on page edge and half-title page. # E0709. $6.00   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  
Daniels, A. Pat.   TREASURED TREES: STORIES OF SEVERAL HISTORICAL TREES IN HOUSTON AND HARRIS COUNTY  
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."
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # A6365. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Darnell, Rezneat.   THE AMERICAN SEA: A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE GULF OF MEXICO  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2015. 1st ed. 554 pages. Boards. 1623492823 1-62349-282-3. Marine science text on the Gulf, its geology, weather, flora & fauna and more. A few color plates, mostly b/w illustrations, charts and graphs.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Unsold copy with slight bruise to corner. # E0645. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Daughter Republic of Texas, San Jacinto .   LOG HOUSE COLLECTION: FAVORITE RECIPES  
Olathe, KS: Cookbook Publishers, 1988. 1st ed. 129 pages. Spiral Bound. White stiff card covers with blue title and decoration. Blue plastic comb binding. All illustrations and text printed in blue.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, no loose pages, no breaks in the plastic comb. # B8910. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Daughters Republic Texas, .   PROCEEDINGS 87TH ANNUAL CONVENTION/DAUGHTERS OF REPUBLIC OF TEXAS MAY 16, 17, 18, 1978 NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS  
Austin: DRT, 1978. 1st ed. 151 pages. Paperback.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight. a few scattered marks or underline. # B0889. $12.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Daughters Republic Texas, .   PROCEEDINGS 91ST ANNUAL CONVENTION DAUGHTERS OF REPUBLIC OF TEXAS  
Austin: DRT, 1982. 1st ed. 269 pages. Paperback.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight binding. Several names inked on cover, scattered marks. # B0626. $10.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Daughters Republic Texas, .   PROCEEDINGS 92ND ANNUAL CONVENTION DAUGHTERS OF REPUBLIC OF TEXAS  
Austin: DRT, 1983. 1st ed. 502 pages. Paperback.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight binding. Name inked on cover, scattered marks. # B0627. $10.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, Joe Tom.   HISTORIC TOWNS OF TEXAS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1992. 1st ed. 269 pages. Hardcover. 089015824X 0-89015-824-X. East and West Columbia, Egypt, Matagorda, Houston, Texana, and Helena. Focused on town founders, builders, and prominent later residents rather than institutions. B/w photos of people and early buildings. With bibliography & index. Out of print and scarce in hardcover.
Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket has some sun fading. # E1716. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, Graham.   LAND!: IRISH PIONEERS IN MEXICAN AND REVOLUTIONARY TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2002. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 1585441899 1-58544-189-9. Irish immigrants in the Texas colonies proved successful because they possessed a hardy spirit and strong ambition, and had the monetary means to remove themselves from their familiar surroundings.
New/New. A new copy. # B6049. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, M.E.M.   THE STORY OF TEXAS UNDER SIX FLAGS  
Dallas: Cokesbury Book Store, 1953. Reprint. 187 pages. Hardcover. Red cloth-covered boards, black titles, and front image of the six flags. B/w maps and illustrations throughout. Index. Facsimile of original 1897 edition.
Near Fine/Good+. Hinges and binding fine. No name or marks. Corners square. White dustjacket illustrated with view of state capitol and six flags in color. Dustjacket has edge chips and two small tears. # E1710. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, M.E.M.   THE STORY OF TEXAS UNDER SIX FLAGS  
Dallas: Whitmore & Smith, 1897. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. Red cloth-covered boards, black titles, and front image of the six flags. B/w maps and illustrations throughout. Index. Early facsimile of 1897 edition.
Good+/No Jacket. Former library copy with number inside and scar inside rear board where pocket was removed. A clean, solid copy.Corners and edges rubbed. # E1835. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, J. Frank.   TEXAS: ITS HISTORY AND ITS HEROES  
no place: Katy Railroad, 1936. 1st ed. Paperback. Paperback booklet has been bound into a hardcover for the library, and so protected from wear. Published in 1936 in observance of the Centennial of Texas Independence.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3819. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, Richard Harding.   THE WEST FROM A CAR WINDOW  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1892. 243 pages. Hardcover. Travelog of essays, vintage photos, and illustrations by Frederic Remington and others. Blue cloth-covered boards with bright silver titles and decoration.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, square, clean, with owner bookplate inside front board and small pencil note dated 1944 on FEP. Spine ends are a little softened, corners are sharp. # B8385. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Day, James.   MAPS OF TEXAS 1527-1900: THE MAP COLLECTION OF THE TEXAS STATE ARCHIVES  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1964. 178 pages. Hardcover. All maps cataloged prior to September 1,1964 are described in this book. The highest map number is 2065. Dark green cloth-covered boards with paste-on title block on front and on spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, without wear or marks. Two small, faint splash drop stains on topedge. # B9541. $44.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Day, James M.   POST OFFICE PAPERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS: VOL. 1, 1836 - 1839 AND VOL. 2, 1839 - 1840  
Austin: Texas State Library, 1966. Limited ed. 477 pages. Hardcover. Receipts, records, letters, and laws pertaining to the post office from its initiation by the first Anglo government in Texas, known as the Permanent Council, through the first four years of operation. Green cloth with bright gilt titles on spine. Both volumes indexed. LIMITED edtion of 500 copies.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B7470. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
De Boe, editor, David C.   TRACKS ON THE LAND (SIGNED)  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1985. 285 pages. Hardcover. 0876110685 0-87611-068-5. Essays by young historians about the local history of their communities. They were all originally published in the TSHA magazine Texas Historian. B/w illustrations. Subjects include the New London School explosion, Mexican-Texan heroes, cattle brands, Old Texana, transportation, the Chamizal dispute, cattle, lumber, and cotton industries, and much more. SIGNED on front free endpaper by the editor, David De Boe.
X-Lib NF/Good+. Clean, tight, square. The only indication of library service is the word - Withdrawn - stamped in red on the top edge. The dustjacket has a tiny tear at top edge and scuffing at spine tips. # B9434. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
De Grazia, .   DE GRAZIA PAINTS CABEZA DE VACA: THE FIRST NON-INDIAN IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, AND ARIZONA 1527-1536  
Tucson: De Grazia Gallery, 1973. Limited ed. 67 pages. Hardcover. This book illustrates many episodes of Cabeza de Vaca's trek across the unknown wilderness, many of them harrowing. They began their travels from Florida across the Southwest to Mexico Ciy after shipwreck. Title page states ARTIST'S PROOF EDITION, first printing limited. Dj chipped top front near spine. His 1973 illustrated catalog of reproductions is laid in.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Signed by the artist, dated 1973. # B4635. $35.00   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  
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  
Devereaux, Linda Ericson.   TALES FROM THE OLD STONE FORT  
Lufkin: Pineywood Printing, 1976. 1st ed. 110 pages. Paperback. History of East Texas, with stories of Philip Nolan, the Magee-Gutierrez Expedition, and the Fredonia Rebellion. B/w illustrations of the main characters.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, owner name inside front cover. # E1064. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dewees, William B.   LETTERS FROM AN EARLY SETTLER OF TEXAS  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1968. New Edition. 312 pages. Hardcover. A collection of letters providing a rich historical account of life on the Texas frontier from 1819 to 1852. 1968 hardcover facsimile reprint of the 1852 original, with a new introduction by Dayton Kelley of Baylor University.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Tight, unread copy with just a bit of foxing to page edges. # A0835. $100.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dickey, Imogene Bentley.   EARLY LITERARY MAGAZINES OF TEXAS  
Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1970. 1st ed. 108 pages. Hardcover. 0811477177 0-8114-7717-7. A study of forty periodicals published in Texas between 1858-1929 which could be classified as literary.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has edge rubbing. # B4674. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Didway (editor), Charles.   WAGON WHEELS: A HISTORY OF GARZA COUNTY  
Burnet: Eakin Press, 1980. Reprint. 340 pages. Hardcover. 0890152667 0-89015-266-7. B/w photos and drawings of people and scenes in the city of Post and throughout Garza County. Brown leather-look boards with gilt title on spine. Cream dustjacket features a drawing of a covered wagon.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. No wear, no marks. Dustjacket and page edges have mildfoxing. Discoloration on endpapers at hinges from binder chemicals. # B9846. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dimmick, Gregg J.   GENERAL VICENTE FILISOLA'S ANALYSIS OF JOSE URREA'S MILITARY DIARY  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2007. 1st ed. 350 pages. Hardcover. 0876112246 0-87611-224-6. A forgotten 1888 publicationby an eyewitness to the Texas revolution. Translated by John R. Wheat and edited by Gregg J. Dimmick.
New/New. A new copy. # E2151. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, J. Frank.   APACHE GOLD & YAQUI SILVER  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1954. Reprint. 366 pages. Hardcover. Yellow cloth-covered boards with Indian head embossed on front and bright gilt spine title. Tom Lea color frontispiece and four color plates, with b/w drawings throughout. Stories and legends of treasure in the Southwest and Mexico. Dustjacket has same illustration as frontispiece.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no name or marks. Title page wrinkled at bottom, but book appears unread. Bright dustjacket retains $13.95 price. # E1831. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, J. Frank.   CARL SANDBURG AND SAINT PETER AT THE GATE (LIMITED ED, SLIPCASED)  
Austin: Encino Press, 1966. Limited ed. 41 pages. Hardcover. Number 148 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Introduction by Bertha Dobie. Book and slipcase design by William D. Wittliff.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Very faint foxing on box and boards. # B9844. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, J. Frank.   CORONADO'S CHILDREN (1ST STATE)  
Dallas: Southwest Press, 1930. 1st ed. 367 pages. Hardcover. 1930 Southwest Press edition. Tales of the seach for El Dorado and the fortune of the seven cities of Cibola. This is thee first state reading in the dedication: 'a cowman of the Texas soil.' (Per John Jenkins, BTB-45: Later printings were corrected to read 'a clean cowman of the Texas soil.) BTB 45, Howes D374, Sixguns 600.
Fair/No Jacket. 1.5 inch mended tear at top of spine cloth. Hinges holding but a bitloose. Lettering on spine faded. Previous owner name. # E1825. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, J. Frank.   GUIDE TO LIFE AND LITERATURE OF THE SOUTHWEST WITH A FEW OBSERVATIONS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1943. 1st ed. 111 pages. Paperback. Twenty-four b/w illustrations by various western artists. In blue wrappers with black title and drawing.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or writing. Spine tips worn. Cover edges darkened. # B6954. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, J. Frank.   I'LL TELL YOU A TALE: AN ANTHOLOGY  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1960. Reprint. 362 pages. Hardcover. Fifty-two Dobie stories selected by Isabel Gaddis, and illustrated with thirty-two line drawings by Ben Carleton Mead. Glossary of Spanish-Mexican words.
Fine/Fine. No wear. no marks. Price intact at $11.95. # E1837. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, J. Frank.   OUT OF THE OLD ROCK  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1972. Reprint. 237 pages. Hardcover. Sixteen personalities that Dobie valued as original and "out of the old rock" including Roy Bedichek, Tom Lea, W.P. Webb, John Lomax & others. Compiled and introduced by Bertha Dobie.
Fine/Near Fine. Book appears unread. Price intact dustjacket has a small scratch on spine. # E1839. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, J. Frank.   SOME PART OF MYSELF  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1967. Reprint. 282 pages. Hardcover. Biographical sketches accumulated over Dobie's life and compiled here for the first time.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear on book. No marks. Original $8.95 price intact on dustjacket. Dustjacket has slight hint of wear top of spine, else Fine. # E1829. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie, editor, J. Frank.   SOUTHWESTERN LORE: PUBLICATIONS OF THE TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY NUMBER IX  
Hatboro, PA: Folklore Associates, 1965. Reprint. 198 pages. Hardcover. Southwestern and Texas stories collected and edited by Dobie, and published first in 1931 as volume nine of the Texas Folklore Society series.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Some foxing on endpapers and top edge. Dusjacket slightly darkened on spine. # B9524. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dobie; Boatright;, & Ransom.   MUSTANGS AND COW HORSES: TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY PUBLICATION NUMBER XVI  
Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1940. 1st ed. 429 pages. Hardcover. Edited by J. Frank Dobie, Mody C. Boatright, and Harry H. Ransom. History, legends, and folklore of the range horse, with contributions from many authors. B/w illustrations throughout by numerous artists. Golden tan boards with turquoise titles. White dustjacket with brown titles and horses illustration.
VG/Poor. Hinges and binding firm, book slightly cocked. Owner name inside front board, no other writing or marks. Dustjacket stained, with piece missing at spine top, and front flap missing. # E1674. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Donna Garden Club, .   ARRANGEMENTS ON PARADE 1950, 1951, 1953  
Mission, TX: Times Publishing Co.,. Paperback. Volumes for 1950, 1951, and 1953 by the Donna, Texas Garden Club in connection with the Texas Flower Festival. Photos of hundreds of arrangements w/description and name of designer on each.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight. 1951 has PON inside and some edgewear on cover. # A9871. $9.25     Inquire Now  
Donoghue, David.   EXPLORATIONS OF ALBERT PIKE IN TEXAS  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1935. Reprint. 4 pages. Paperback. Four-page reprint from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, XXXIX, 135-138 (October, 1935). This pamphlet published by the Texas State Historical Association. Map of Pike's travels in WEst Texas. Quarterly is spelled on the cover with the first 'r' missing.
VG/Wraps. Stapled pamphlet has foxing. # E0192. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dorsey, R. Stephen.   GUNS OF THE WESTERN INDIAN WAR  
Eugene, OR: Collectors' Library, 1995. 1st ed. 220 pages. Paperback. 0963120859 0-9631208-5-9. The full story of the guns and ammunitions that made western history in last half of the nineteenth century.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, no reader crease. # E1352. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Doughty, Robin W.   RETURN OF THE WHOOPING CRANE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1989. 1st ed. 182 pages. Hardcover. 0292790414 0-292-79041-4. The first study since the 1960's to draw together all current knowledge about Whooping Crane biology and conservation. Several maps and color photos throughout.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Has a tiny coffee spot on top edge. # B5288. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Douglas, C.L.   THUNDER ON THE GULF: STORY OF THE TEXAS NAVY  
Fort Collins, CO: Old Army Press, 1973. Reprint. 128 pages. Hardcover. With information from the state archives, this book presents the adventure and romance of this small naval force which helped Texas win independence from Mexico. Ten page epilogue by Percy B. St. John describing the state of disrepair of the Texas fleet was published in October 1845 issue of Colburn's United Service Magazine. Reprint of Turner Company 1936 edition. Cover illustration of Commodore Moore and officers of the Texas Navy is by J. Hefter.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, solid, unmarked. Dj is price clipped. # E1607. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dressman, Fran.   GUS WORTHAM: PORTRAIT OF A LEADER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 284 pages. Paperback. 1623491541 1-62349-154-1. Gus Wortham was a business and civic leader who left Houston a legacy of cultural institutions.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear or marks except publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2119. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Driscoll, Clara.   IN THE SHADOW OF THE ALAMO  
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. 1st ed. 205 pages. Hardcover. A very nice copy of this work by tireless historical preservationinst Driscoll, whose work was instrumental in saving the Alamo. In green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Top edge gilt.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or writing. Moisture mark at top edge of front endpapers and finger smudge and foxing on foredge. Corners square. # E1783. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dromgoole, L.   TRAVELING IN TEXAS IN EARLY DAYS  
No Place Stated: by the author, 1944. 47 pages. Hardcover. A collection of non-pc jokes and tales, many about Blacks, Jews, Irish, Texans, Preachers etc. Self-published. Original a papberback pamphlet, rebound into harcover library boards. Uncommon.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3674. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Drought, Frank T.   WATER!: A PLAIN STATEMENT OF SOME OF THE PROBLEMS INVOLVED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF TEXAS WATER RESOURCES  
Austin: TSPE, 1954. 69 pages. Paperback. A plain statement of some of the problems involved in the development of Texas water resources, with some recommendations for their solution. This is the work of the Water Education Committee of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers. Illustrated with maps, drawings, and b/w photos. 8 x 11 inch format, stapled spine. How can you pass up a book on water resources by someone named Frank Drought?
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, unmarked. # B7594. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Duewall, L.A.   THE STORY OF MONUMENT HILL  
La Grange: La Grange Journal, 1959. Reprint. 34 pages. Paperback. Musueum pamphlet giving history of the park in La Grange, Fayette County, Texas honoring those who died fighting a Mexican incursion (The Dawson Massacre) into the Republic of Texas in 1842, and those who died in the ill-fated punitive Mier Expedition the Texans led into Mexico.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, only mark is erased fifty-year-old price. # B1843. $11.00   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  
Duval, John C.   ADVENTURES OF BIG-FOOT WALLACE, THE TEXAS RANGER AND HUNTER [ BIGFOOT ]  
Austin: Steck Company, 1947. Reprint. 291 pages. Hardcover. Facsimle reproduction of the Claxton, Remsem, Haffelfinger edition of 1871. Brown cloth with gilt title and decorations on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. A clean, sharp copy. # B8213. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Duval, John C.   THE ADVENTURES OF BIG-FOOT WALLACE, TEXAS RANGER AND HUNTER [BIGFOOT]  
Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1947. Reprint. 291 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile copy of the 1870 original. In brown cloth with gilt spine titles. A few full-page b/w engravings. BTB 50-H, Howes D-602, Graff 1187, Raines p. 73.
Fine/Near Fine. Dj p/c, else Fine. # A3385. $29.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dykes, Jeff C.   THE WEST OF THE TEXAS KID 1881-1910: RECOLLECTIONS OF THOMAS EDGAR CRAWFORD  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1962. 1st ed. 202 pages. Hardcover. From the Western Frontier Libray Series, recollections of a cowboy, gun fighter, rancher, hunter, miner.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked first edition in price-clipped Dj. Light foxing # B3765. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eagleton, Davis Foute.   TEXAS LITERATURE READER  
Dallas: Southern Publishing Co., 1919. Reprint. 188 pages. Hardcover. Compilation of stories and poems about Texas, illustrated with b/w drawings and photos. A school primer with questions. A later [1919] printing of the 1916 original.
Good+/No Jacket. # A0125. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eckhardt, C.F.   TEXAS SMOKE: MUZZLE-LOADERS ON THE FRONTIER  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 2001. 1st ed. 128 pages. Paperback. 0896724395 0-89672-439-5. Illustrated with lots of drawings by Wesley G. Williams. Tells the history of guns in Texas from the earliest Spanish arms till 1860.
New/Wraps. New book from our archives. # B7557. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edward, David B.   THE HISTORY OF TEXAS  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1967. Reprint. 336 pages. Hardcover. Brasada reprint of Edward's 1836 work which provides an accurate account of Texas' settlements, terrain & commerce prior to war. A considerable portion of the book is devoted to Mexican colonial law, including a complete translation of the Mexican Constitution of 1824. "...one of the few choice early histories of Texas, though theauthor was rather Mexican in his politics" - Raines p.74. Fold-out map. BTB 53-A; Howes E48; Raines p. 74; Streeter 1199.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners & spine tips very lightly rubbed. # B5580. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edwards, H. Wayne.   KARTON KUTIES  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1971. 1st ed. 44 pages. Hardcover. 0811103900 0-8111-0390-0. Directions for making all kinds of animal figures from styrofoam egg cartons. Illustrated by the author. From our really old Naylor stock.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj clipped. No wear. # B4276. $10.00   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  
Eisenhour, Virginia.   THE STRAND OF GALVESTON  
Galveston: by the author, 1973. 1st ed. 36 pages. Paperback. A short history and guidebook to Galveston's historic Strand Area. Short architectural histories and b/w photos.
Good+/Wraps. Water mark to top corner of cover and first page. # B7323. $10.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eldridge, Elleanore, & J. Mason Brewer,   MEMOIRS OF ELLEANORE ELDRIDGE, WOMAN OF COLOR (ELLEANOR)  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1969. Reprint. 128 pages. Hardcover. A moving account of the injustices of slavery in the words of one in that bondage. Facsimile reprint of the 1842 Providence edition. This some what uncommon Pemberton edition spells her name Elleanore on cover & title page. Small book, brown patterned paper-covered boards, brown cloth spine with gilt title. Number IX in Negro Heritage Series, J. Mason Brewer, General Editor.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Light foxing on top edge. No marks, no wear. # A0753. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elfstrom, Dorothy Bettencourt.   CHALLENGE OF THE SEASONS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1963. 1st ed. 113 pages. Hardcover. Foxed on edpapers, edges and Dj. No visible wear book or Dj.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked, save for two letters on Dj flap. Price-clipped # B4155. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elfstrom, Dorothy Bettencourt.   SEEKER  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1975. 1st ed. 98 pages. Hardcover. 0811105636 0-8111-0563-6. Poetry by a local Galveston author. Black/white illustrations by Sharlee H. Holcomb.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B4152. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elliott, Frederick C.   THE BIRTH OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 1585443336 1-58544-333-6. Autobiography of a man who had the vision to be one of the founders of the Texas Medical Center. Edited with an introduction by William Henry Kellar. Index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Has publisher's 'design / production copy' stamped on top edge. # E0640. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ellis, L. Tuffly.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY OCTOBER, 1977 VOL. LXXXI, NO. 2  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1977. 1st ed. 116 pages. Paperback. Essay on tenant farmer discontent, 1901-1917, and memoir of William E. Cureton, Texas frontiersman. Checklist of theses and dissertations 1964-1974. Book reviews and the Southwestern Collection. Cover painting of horse and rider and drawings in text by Bill Kolbe.
VG/Wraps. Binding tight, no name or markes. Back cover rubbed and stained. # B5729. $7.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ellis, L. Tuffly.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXXI, APRIL 1978  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1978. 1st ed. 150 pages. Paperback. Two essays concerning black struggle for political rights. Civil War letters of Sam Houston edited by David P. Smith. Book reviews. Sam Houston portrait by Martin Johnson Heade on cover. Checklist of These and Dissertations in Texas Studies. Contents pages for the four issues in Vol. LXXXI.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Foxed on back. # B5728. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Emerson Manufacturing, .   FARMERS' REFERENCE AND ACCOUNT BOOK WITH CATALOGUE 'C' DESCRIBING THE STANDARD LINE OF IMPLEMENTS MADE BY EMERSON MANUFACTURING CO.  
Rockford IL: Emerson Manufacturing Company, . 120 pages. Hardcover. Colorful map of Texas and list of counties bound in front. Farmer's notebook bound in middle of book, but not included in page count. B/w illustrations throughout. Offering cultivators, planters, plows, stalk cutters, mowers, and rakes. And several buggies in the back. Green cloth-covered boards with black title and decoration on front. Nothing with a motor. Catalogue printed for & issued by Branch House, Dallas, Texas.
Fair/No Jacket. Binding and pages very solid, partial cloth exposure in hinges. Couple notes in 'memoranda' and 'stock record'. Two recipes penciled on rear endpaper. Corners worn, boards faded, stained, spotted, and scuffed. # E2093. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Emery, Emma Wilson.   AUNT PUSS AND OTHERS: OLD DAYS IN THE PINEY WOODS  
Austin: Encino Press, 1969. 1st ed. 101 pages. Hardcover. Mrs. Wilson recalls her childhood and life in East Texas near the turn of the century. Paisano Books # 3. A few b/w photos. In green cloth covers.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A0916. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Emmons, Martha.   DEEP LIKE THE RIVERS: STORIES OF MY NEGRO FRIENDS  
Austin: Encino Press, 1969. 1st ed. 109 pages. Hardcover. Ms. Emmons explores the cultural legacy of Negro language, music and religion that she and others experienced growing up. Paisano Books # 4.
Fine/Fine. # A0905. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Emry (ed.), Linda.   CHISHOLM TRAIL SPRING, APRIL 1984, VOL. 3, NO. 4  
Round Rock, TX: Williamson Cnty Genealol, 19. 1st ed. 49 pages. Paperback. Contains records from Old Bartlett Cemetary, birth records 1873-75, probate info, naturalization records, ancestor charts, death records, and register of cattle brands. Has a surname index. All info was gathered from other sources and contributed by members of the genealogical society. Illustrated yellow cardstock covers. Pages numbered from 151 to 200, it appears they did monthly editions of about 50 pages each.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, stapled format. No name or marks. # B2811. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Enquist, Marshall.   WILDFLOWERS OF THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY (SIGNED)  
Austin: Lone Star Botanical, 1987. 1st ed. 275 pages. Paperback. 0961801301 0-9618013-0-1. Good descriptions and color photos of each flower. Bibliography, glossary, and index. Inscribed 'For K...., Good luck with this book. Hope you enjoy it. Happy plant watching!' signed by the author and dated 4/21/88. First printing.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no reader crease. Very pale foxing on edges. # E2095. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ericson, Carolyn Reeves.   PEOPLE OF NACOGDOCHES COUNTY IN THE CIVIL WAR  
Lufkin, Texas: Carolyn Reeves Ericson, 1980. 1st ed. 307 pages. Hardcover. A directory prepared to aid researchers in Civil War records of the families of Nacogdoches County, Texas. Names, date of birth & service. Also parents & spouse when known and applications for pensions or mortuary warrants and those numbers. Scattered b/w photos. A scarce work, especially in hardcover.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A7636. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Evans, Grace (Moran).   SWISHER COUNTY HISTORY (TEXAS)  
Wichita Falls: Nortex: Wichita Falls, 1977. 1st ed. 326 pages. Hardcover. 0890151490 0-89015-149-0. Written in 1968, and completed and published by the author's daughter in 1977. B/w photos and drawings. Bright orange cloth cover with gilt title on front and spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Lower corners bumped. # B9563. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Evans, Glen L., & T.N. Campbell.   INDIAN BASKETS  
Austin: Texas Memorial Museum, 1952. 1st ed. 71 pages. Paperback. History and sociology along with art of the people. B/w and color photos of examples from 24 North American groups.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges age-toned. # B5568. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Everett, Donald E.   SAN ANTONIO: THE FLAVOR OF ITS PAST, L845-1898  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1976. Reprint. 162 pages. Hardcover. 0911536582 0-911536-58-2. Everett explores the people, architecture and variety of cultures in San Antonio. B/w & color photos by R. Jean Osborne.
Fine/No Jacket. A new book from our old stock. # A1018. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Exley, Jo Ella Powell.   FRONTIER BLOOD: THE SAGA OF THE PARKER FAMILY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 331 pages. Hardcover. 1585441368 1-58544-136-8. Follows the Parker clan as they migrated to Texas, Cynthia's Comanche captivity, her son Quanah's role as war chief and peace-maker. Endnotes, bibliography, and index.
New/New. A new copy. # E2152. $59.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Exley, Jo Ella Powell.   FRONTIER BLOOD: THE SAGA OF THE PARKER FAMILY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2009. Reprint. 331 pages. Paperback. 1603441093 1-60344-109-3. Follows the Parker clan as they migrated to Texas, Cynthia's Comanche captivity, her son Quanah's role as war chief and peace-maker. Endnotes, bibliography, and index.
VG/Wraps. No wear, but sticker residue inside front cover. # E0786. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ezell, Camp.   THE HISTORICAL STORY OF BEE COUNTY, TEXAS  
Texas: Beeville Publishing, 1973. 298 pages. Hardcover. Good history of Bee County in south Texas with 39-page section of b/w photos. In green cloth covers with bright gilt lettering. SIGNED and dated by the author.
Fine/No Jacket. # A0133. $52.00     Inquire Now  
Fannin, Angela F. and Jerry W.   JOHNNIES, BIFFIES, OUTHOUSES, ETC.  
Burnet: Eakin Press, 1980. 1st ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. 0890152594 0-89015-259-4. Ninety b/w photos preserve a vanishing part of everday life.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1842. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fannin, Angela Farris, & Jerry W.   PORCH CHATTER: A TEXAS GALLERY  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1984. 1st ed. 81 pages. Hardcover. 0890154562 0-89015-456-2. Black and white photos and personal anecdotes from Texans all over the state about their porch memories. A small water stain at top of front Dj.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has a small closed tear at back flap fold. # B2571. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farmer, James.   LAY BARE THE HEART: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1998. Reprint. 370 pages. Paperback. 0875651887 0-87565-188-7. Personal account of the Civil Rights struggle of the 1950s and 1960s, written by a founder of the movement alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young. With a foreword by Don Carleton, director of the Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin, and a new preface.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper. # E0759. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farmer, Donald.   THE SALESMAN FROM LA GRANGE  
Houston: Inverness Press, no date. 1st ed. 109 pages. Hardcover.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Sticker ghost on dustjacket, else Fine. # B5468. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farmer, Donald.   THE SALESMAN FROM LA GRANGE: A NOVEL  
Houston: Inverness Press, no date. 1st ed. 109 pages. Hardcover. Only sign of library ownership is "withdrawn" stamp on top edge. No sign of use or handling. There is a half-inch sticker ghost on front of Dj.
X-Lib NF/VG. Former library copy, minimal markings. A clean, solid copy. # B3994. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farris, Frances Bramlette.   FROM RATTLESNAKES TO ROAD AGENTS: ROUGH TIMES ON THE FRIO (P)  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1985. Reprint. 137 pages. Paperback. 0875650058 0-87565-005-8.
New/Wraps. A new book from our old stock. Still in publisher shrinkwrap. # B3925. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farris, Frances Bramlette.   FROM RATTLESNAKES TO ROAD AGENTS: ROUGH TIMES ON THE FRIO  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1985. 1st ed. 137 pages. Hardcover. 0912646942 0-912646-94-2. Edited with an introduction by C.L. Sonnichsen. Buyer may choose to have us remove shrink wrap and put Dj in archival Brodart.
New/New. New old stock from our archives, still in publisher shrink wrap. # B3950. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Faulk, Odie B.   DESTINY ROAD - THE GILA TRAIL & THE OPENING OF THE SOUTHWEST  
New York: Oxford Univ., 1973. 1st ed. 232 pages. Hardcover. 0195017102 0-19-501710-2. History of the Gila Trail, stretching from El Paso to California which led to the opening of the Southwest. 50 b/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges foxed, slightly darkened. No wear. # B5709. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fehrenbach, T.R.   LONE STAR: A HISTORY OF TEXAS AND THE TEXANS  
New York: American Legacy, 1982. Reprint. 761 pages. Hardcover. 0517402807 0-517-40280-7. The people, politics, and events that have shaped Texas. Double-page map. Indexed.
VG/VG. Tight, owner name stamped on FEP. Pages are tanned. Dustjacket has a mended quarter inch tear at top front and rear flap folds, water mark at bottom edge dustjacket spine. # E1203. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fehrenbach, T.R.   LONE STAR: A HISTORY OF TEXAS AND THE TEXANS (SIGNED)  
New York: American Legacy Press, 1982. Reprint. 761 pages. Hardcover. 0517402807 0-517-40280-7. The people, politics, and events that have shaped Texas. Double-page map. Indexed. Inscribed to owner, and SIGNED by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, lightly rubbed lower corners and lower spine. Dustjacket has light creases top of spine. # E1838. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fehrenbach, T.R.   LONE STAR: A HISTORY OF TEXAS AND THE TEXANS (SIGNED)  
New York: American Legacy Press, 1982. Reprint. 761 pages. Hardcover. 0517402807 0-517-40280-7. The people, politics, and events that have shaped Texas. Double-page map. Indexed. SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper. Previous owners gift inscription on 2nd free endpaper.
Good+/VG. Pages are somewhat tanned. # E2175. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ferguson, William B.   CACTUS 1945 YEARBOOK UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS VOLUME 52  
Austin: Tex. Student Publication, 1945. 1st ed. 494 pages. Hardcover. Post-war progress themed endpapers. Golden leather-look cover with longhorn decoration. Six page list of ex-students killed in the war and two pages of missing-in-action. Includes UT Medical Branch in Galveston, and M.D.Anderson and the Dental School in Houston. Index.
VG/No Jacket. Binding firm, corners square, but rubbed. # B9898. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ferrell, Vance.   THE EVOLUTION HANDBOOK  
Altamont, TN: Evolution Facts, Inc., 2005. Reprint. 992 pages. Paperback. Almost a 1,000 pages of science denial and creationism about their 6,000 year-old planet. The exapnded edition, 2nd printing.
Fine/Wraps. New copies. # E2122. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fields, F.T., & E.M. Schiwetz.   TEXAS SKETCHBOOK: A COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL STORIES FROM THE HUMBLE WAY REVISED EDITION  
Houston: Humble oil & Refining, 1958. Revised ed. 104 pages. Paperback. Essays by Fields, with paintings and drawings by Buck Schiwetz. Stories about Spanish missions, early East Texas, Galveston, Texas Revolution, Texas Navy, frontier forts, and more. List of ships of Texas Navy, their armament, and fate. Includes multi-page article clipped from Texas Highways, September 1984, about life and work of Buck Schiwetz. Stapled magazine format.
VG/Wraps. Tight, some foxing, small nick at top and bottom of spine. Owner name embossed inside. # E1844. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fine, Janice, & Lois Watt.   BENITO AND THE BOOTSTRAPS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1970. 1st ed. 48 pages. Hardcover. 0811103811 0-8111-0381-1. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Barbara Brigham. Told in rhyme, the story of an inner-city child warned by a cop to stay in school and "pull himself up by the bootstraps".
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives with a hint of aging. # B4175. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fisher, O.C.   MY EARLY LIFE AND LATER  
no place: Fisher, 1987. 1st ed. 105 pages. Hardcover. Autobiography of Texas attorney who was a state representative and spent 32 years in the U.S. Congress.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling on book. # B4633. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fleming, David L.   BORDER CROSSINGS: A NOVEL  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1993. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 087565116X 0-87565-116-X. New book from our older stock, purchased from TCU in October 1993. Still in publisher shrinkwrap.
New/New. # 07828. $24.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flores, Dan.   CAPROCK CANYONLANDS: JOURNEYS INTO THE HEART OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS, TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. New Edition. 204 pages. Paperback. 1603441808 1-60344-180-8. Nice work presenting the history of the Caprock Escarpment, Palo Duro Canyon and the dramatic vistas of the Texas Plains. Color photos, foreword by Annie Proulx, afterword by Thomas R. Dunlap. Bibliography and index. Flex bound, with french flaps.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, nick at spine top. # E0687. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flores, Richard R.   REMEMBERING THE ALAMO: MEMORY, MODERNITY, AND THE MASTER SYMBOL  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2002. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0292725396 0-292-72539-6. Appears little used, clean, tight, sharp corners.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Former library copy, stickers, markings. A clean, solid copy. # B3796. $21.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flynn, Robert.   SEASONAL RAIN  
San Antonio: Corona Publishing, 1986. 1st ed. 175 pages. Paperback. 0931722608 0-931722-60-8.
New/New. New book from older stock. Trade paperback with Dj. # 06430. $7.00     Inquire Now  
Fojtik, Sonja.   SONJA'S POEMS  
La Grange: La Grange Journal, 1969. 1st ed. 135 pages. Hardcover. Poems published posthumously by the author's parents. Blue boards with faded gilt titles.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Foxing on the boards and text edges. No wear. # B6842. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Foote, Horton.   BEGINNINGS: A MEMOIR  
New York: Scribner, 201. 1st ed. 270 pages. Hardcover. 0743211154 0-7432-1115-4. Foote recalls his life in small town Wharton, Texas and becoming a noted playwright and screenplay writer who saw his work adapted in to film and the theater. B/w photos.
Fine/Near Fine. A crisp, apparently unread copy. Dustjacket price-clipped, else Fine. # B8006. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Force, Bud.   TEXAS TASK FORCE 1: URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2011. 1st ed. 143 pages. Paperback. 160344288X 1-60344-288-X. Documents training and deployment of Texas' primary search and rescue team.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on frontendpaper. # E2104. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Foreman, Paul.   SUGARLAND (SIGNED)  
Berkeley, CA: Thorp Springs, 1978. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. 0914476769 0-914476-76-9. Illustrated with drawings by Andrew Curry. A novel set in Texas prison in the 1950's. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Black and red Dj has some surface scuffing. # B6839. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fornell, Earl Wesley.   THE GALVESTON ERA: THE TEXAS CRESCENT ON THE EVE OF SECESSION  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1962. Reprint. 355 pages. Hardcover. 1962 reprint of the 1961 study of Galveston up to the beginning of the Civil War. Galveston was the center of Texas culture & commerce, but had its dark side, a growing dependence on the slave. The city became a major port of entry for slaves needed for the cotton and sugar plantations and was thus primed to join the other Southern states in seceeding. Well noted and indexed. Recommended.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, no wear on book or dustjacket, just a hint of foxing on page edges. An unsold copy from our archives. # B8619. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Foster, L.L.   FORGOTTEN TEXAS CENSUS 1887-88  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2001. Reprint. 351 pages. Hardcover. 0876111835 0-87611-183-5. Originally published by Texas state printing office 1889. Excerpts from the first annual report of the Agricultural Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics, and History.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6126. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fox, H.B.   THE 2000-MILE TURTLE  
Austin: Madrona Press, 1975. Reprint. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0890520143 0-89052-014-3. Gift inscription, SIGNED by the author.
Near Fine/Good+. Coffee cup ring on front, o/w a solid copy. # B5347. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fox, Richard K.   BELLA STARR, THE BANDIT QUEEN: OR THE FEMALE JESSE JAMES, A FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION  
Austin: Steck Co., 1960. Reprint. 64 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile of the 1889 original with the addition of a section of b/w photos and a section of color plates by Elizabeth Rice Bauknight. Publisher preface for this edition by R.H. Porter, and 10 pages of original publisher advertisements. Includes slipcase and glassine Dj. Pink paper, pink boards, pink slipcase.
Near Fine. Tight, unmarked. Book spine faded, some foxing on spine and on slipcase. No wear. # B7378. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Francis, Ted, & Carole McFarland.   MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SYSTEM: THE FIRST SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS  
Houston: Larksdale Press, 1982. 235 pages. Hardcover. 0898960746 0-89896-074-6. Special Commemorative Edition, November, 1982. B/w photo, biographical sketches of key leaders, from its beginnings as Baptist Sanitarium in Houston.
Near Fine/Good. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has light edgewear, short tears and water mark on back. # B1883. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXVII, NO. 4 APRIL 1974  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1974. 1st ed. 137 pages. Paperback. Texas Republicans in Congress, 1870-73. Historic Mains of Texas colleges and universities. A Union officer's views of the 'Texians'. Report on the San Antonio missions. Painting of Univ. Texas old main building on cover. B/w drawings and photos of many others inside.
Good+/Wraps. Unmarked. Edges and covers foxed. # B5537. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXX, NO. 3 JANUARY 1977  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1977. 1st ed. 109 pages. Paperback. German POWs in Texas. Steinert's view of Texas 1849. Landscape painting by POW on the cover. Book reviews.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Very light foxing on back cover. # B5539. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXVIII, NO. 2 OCT. 1974  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1974. 1st ed. 113 pages. Paperback. Sam Rayburn fight for public electricity, Railroad squabbles, Victoria, Texas 1880-1920. St. Mary's Church, Victoria on cover.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. White cover a little darkened and foxed. # B5538. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXX, NO. 2 OCTOBER 1976  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1976. 1st ed. 111 pages. Paperback. New Braunfels log home scene on cover. Rural religious culture in North Texas, Steinert's View of Texas in 1849. McCarthyism in Houston, Checklist of Theses and Dissertations in Texas Studies, 1964-1974. Book reviews.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Very light foxing on back cover. # B5541. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXVII, NO. 3 JANUARY 1974  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1974. 1st ed. 140 pages. Paperback. Forestry conservation in East Texas, with 14 b/w photos. Demographic analysis of Texas, 1777-1793. Albert Sidney Burleson. Letters from Poland in 1855. origins of Goodnight Trail.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges and covers foxed. # B5532. $9.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXX, NO. 1 JULY 1976  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1976. 1st ed. 133 pages. Paperback. Great Seal of the United States on white cover. Essays on Paul Horgan, Roosevelt and Taft election 1912, and Steinert's View of Texas in 1849. Book rreviews. In Memoriam: Harry H. Ransom.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no writing. Covers very lightly foxed. # B5739. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. LXXIX, NO. 1 JULY 1975  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1975. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. Painting of Eastern Phoebe on cover. Essays on Mexican Revolution and the Desttruction of the Mexican Cattle Industry, and Wealthholding and Political Power Antebellum Texas. Long essay on Oberholser's Bird Life of Texas, including many plates in color and b/w. Essay First Impressions of Mexico, 1828, by Rueben Potter. Book reviews. Checklist of Theses and Dissertations in Texas Studies, 1964-1974.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5740. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   THE SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL.LXXIX OCTOBER, 1975  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1975. 1st ed. 123 pages. Paperback. Two essays on antebellum politics and religion in Texas, and three others. Book reviews. Cover depicts snowy farm scene of hog-killing time painting by H.O. Kelly.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Slightly warped from storage. # B5727. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   TEXAS: A BICENTENNIAL HISTORY  
New York: Norton, 1976. 1st ed. 222 pages. Hardcover. 0393055809 0-393-05580-9. One of the States & Nation Series done for the Bicentennial under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities with two maps & a sixteen page photographic essay by A.Y. Owen.
Near Fine/VG. Book is tight and unmarkeds. Dustjacket has edgewear. # B8393. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frantz, Joe B.   THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE - LYNDON B. JOHNSON  
Austin: Shoal Creek, 1974. Hardcover. Biography of LBJ, his life and service to the governments of Texas and the US.
Good+/Good+. Dj foxed. # A1172. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Frary, Michael.   WATERCOLORS OF THE RIO GRANDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1984. 1st ed. 131 pages. Hardcover. 0890962073 0-89096-207-3. 48 lovely watercolor paintings trace the Rio Grande over 1,880 miles from its headwaters on the Continental Divide, through the southwest, the canyons of Big Bend and onward to the Gulf. 11 x 9 format.
New/New. # 02175. $14.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frazier, Donald S., & Robert F. Pace.   ABILENE LANDMARKS: AN ILLUSTRATED TOUR  
Buffalo Gap: State House Press, 2008. 248 pages. Hardcover. 1933337303 1-933337-30-3. The story of Abilene as told through 100 of its most historic buildings. Color photos by Steve Butman.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0735. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freese, Simon W., & Deborah L. Sizemore.   A CENTURY IN THE WORKS: FREESE AND NICHOLS CONSULTING ENGINEERS 1894-1994  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1994. 1st ed. 435 pages. Hardcover. 0890965617 0-89096-561-7. Biography of people and company that has built much of Texas' infastructur during the past hundred years. B/w photos, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0714. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Friedrichs, Irene Hohmann.   HISTORY OF GOLIAD (SIGNED)  
Victoria: Self Published, 1961. 1st ed. 54 pages. Paperback. List of names of Fannin's men copied from original compiled by Dr. Joseph H. Barnard, with indication of the fate of each. Includes Presidio La Bahia, Mission Espiritu Santo, Mission Rosario, Mission Our Lady of Refuge, and history of the town of Goliad. Stories of the Texas Revolution, the Battle of Coleto, the Massacre of Fannin's men, and the Runaway Scrape. Light brown stiff cover wwith dark title and brown spine. Signed on the title page by the author.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or owner marks. # E1702. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Friends of the LBJ Library, .   LBJ: IMAGES OF A VIBRANT LIFE  
Austin: Shoal Creek, 1973. 110 pages. Paperback. A tribute to LBJ, containing anecdotes by and about him.
Fine/Wraps. New copies. # A1103. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fuermann, George.   HOUSTON: THE FEAST YEARS  
Houston: Premier Printing, 1962. Reprint. 50 pages. Paperback. With woodcuts by Lowell Collins and modern photos by Owen Johnson. An illustrated essay of Houston's founding and growth to 1962.
Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling. # B9500. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fuermann, George.   HOUSTON: THE FEAST YEARS / FACE OF HOUSTON (2 VOLUME BOXED SET)  
Houston: Premier Printing, 1963. 1st ed. 111 pages. Hardcover. Two books in slipcase.
Fine/Near Fine. Books and slipcase in Fine condition, dustjackets have very slight rubbing to top edges from sliding in and out of slipcase. # B7865. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fuermann, George.   HOUSTON: THE FEAST YEARS, AN ILLUSTRATED ESSAY  
Houston: Premier Printing, 1962. 1st ed. 51 pages. Hardcover. With woodcuts by Lowell Collins and modern photos by Owen Johnson. B/w illustrations on every page.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. Dustjacket has some age-tanning and is price-clipped. # B7692. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Fuermann, George.   PEDEN-1965: 75 YEARS...AND JUST A BEGINNING  
Houston: Press of Premier, 1965. 1st ed. 50 pages. Hardcover. Early Houston provider of iron, steel, fencing, pipe, etc.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. sharp corners. Dj has several closed tears. # B2384. $29.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fulbright, Timothy Edward, & J. Alfonso .   WHITE-TAILED DEER HABITAT: ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT ON RANGELANDS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. 1st ed. 241 pages. Paperback. 1585444995 1-58544-499-5. Describes habitat requirements of white-tail deer, and how to manage them in a scientific manner Texas. B/w photos, maps, and charts. Bibliography and index. Second printing of the first edition.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Near Fine. # E0561. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Furman, Necah Stewart.   WALTER PRESCOTT WEBB: HIS LIFE AND IMPACT  
Albuquerque: Univ. New Mexico, 1976. 1st ed. 222 pages. Hardcover. 0826304125 0-8263-0412-5. Biography of the acclaimed Texas educator and historian. B/w photos, notes, indexed.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A8629. $10.00     Inquire Now  
Gallegly, Joseph.   THE ADVENTURES OF STEVE WATERHOUSE, OR THE SURPRISING CAREER OF A TEXAS-MAN  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1947. 414 pages. Hardcover. The author came across his uncle's autobiographical manuscript in an old whiskey barrel and crafted it into this interesting narrative. Much on being a cowboy on the Texas range.
VG/Good+. Clean. tight, unmarked. Colorful dustjacket has chips and short tears. Inside of jacket lists other books from Naylor. # B9471. $21.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gallegly, Joseph.   ADVENTURES OF STEVE WATERHOUSE, OR THE SURPRISING CAREER OF A TEXAS-MAN  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1947. 414 pages. Hardcover. The author came across his uncle's autobiographical manuscript in an old whiskey barrel and crafted it into this interesting narrative. Much on being a cowboy on the Texas range.
Good+/No Jacket. Scattered very light pencil underlining throughout. # B6094. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Galveston Daily News, .   IKE: STORIES OF THE STORM (HURRICANE IKE)  
Galveston: Galveston Daily News, 2008. 1st ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. 0982185901 0-9821859-0-1. Photohistory of the impact & recovery process after 2008's Hurricane Ike in Galveston, Bolivar, Seabrook and other coastal communities. Hundreds of color photos.
VG/VG. Bumped at spine bottom. No name or writing. # E1733. $12.00   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  
Gambrell, Herbert.   ANSON JONES: THE LAST PRESIDENT OF TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1964. 2nd ed. 530 pages. Hardcover. Gambrell's acclaimed biography of Anson Jones. This 2nd edition was revised in 1964 to include his annotation & an enlarged bibliography. BTB 68a BTB 68-A; Campbell p.33; Dobie, p.36.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Not price clipped. # B2393. $17.75   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.   RAWHIDE TEXAS  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1965. 1st ed. 236 pages. Hardcover. Social history of life on the Texas frontier.
Fine/No Jacket. # B5005. $13.50   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  
Gardner, William H.   THE TEXAS CITIZEN  
Houston: Elsevier Press, 1955. 1st ed. 328 pages. Hardcover. Texas government in book form outlining many laws, the constitution and the duties of its citizens, b/w photos. Mapendpapers.
VG/VG. DJ has 1/2" tear on top spine, else VG. # A0126. $11.00   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  
Garrett, George.   SLEEPING GYPSY AND OTHER POEMS WITH DRAWINGS BY JO ALYS DOWNS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1958. 1st ed. 70 pages. Hardcover. Uncovered in our backstock, a never sold copy in new condition. Now covered in mylar. Has a small insect stain on back of Dj, o/w as new. In mylar.
Fine/Fine. # A8220. $50.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garrett, George.   SLEEPING GYPSY AND OTHER POEMS WITH DRAWINGS BY JO ALYS DOWNS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1958. 1st ed. 70 pages. Hardcover. Uncovered in our backstock, a never sold copy in new condition. Now covered in mylar.
Fine/Fine. # A8219. $68.00   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  
Garwood, W. St. John, & Ransom & Shivers.   TEXAS TODAY AND TOMORROW  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1961. 126 pages. Hardcover. A collection of four essays presented at the 1960 meeting of the Philosophical Society of Texas. Garwood: The Heritage and Goals of Texas; Harry Ransom: Educational Resources in Texas; Allen Shivers: The Wealth of Texas; E.B. Germany: The Economy of Texas.
Near Fine/Good+. DJ has hint of edgewear and some foxing. Book is nice. # B7018. $11.00   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  
Gelsanliter, David.   FRESH INK: BEHIND THE SCENES AT A MAJOR METROPOLITAN NEWSPAPER  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 1995. 1st ed. Hardcover. 092939884X 0-929398-84-X. A look at how the Dallas Morning News functions how it was transformed into a multiple Pulitzer Prize winning paper by Robert Decherd and Burl Osborne. 8 color and 40 b/w photos.
New/New. A new copy. # 12176. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Getzendaner, W.H., & A.M.Dechman.   A BRIEF AND CONDENSED HISTORY OF PARSONS' TEXAS CAVALRY BRIGADE  
Waco: Morrison, 1962. Limited ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. Composed of Twelfth, Nineteenth, Twenty-first, Morgan's Battalion, and Pratt's Battery of Artillery of the Confederate States. Together with roster of the several Commands as far as obtainable, some historical sketches, General Orders and a memoranda of Parsons' Brigade Association. Originally published by J.M. Flemister, Printer, Waxahachie, Texas. This is copy 97/100 typescript, one of 95 bound in blue cloth and produced by the Morrison Family. Flag blue cloth with bright gilt titles. Uncommon.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no marks, very light sign of use. Spine and edges tanned. # E0498. $210.00   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  
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  
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  
Gilchrist, Gibb.   WATER FOR TEXAS  
San Antonio: Mission Water & Sewage, 1952. 1st ed. 20 pages. Paperback. Address presented by Texas A and M College Chancellor Gilchrist at the Fourth Annual Conference of Mission Water & Sewage Association in San Antonio, June 1952. Stapled pamphlet.
Fine/Wraps. Without marks or wear. # B7597. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilhooly, Mary Ney.   THE WINDMILL'S SONG AND OTHER MEMORIES OF A COUNTRY CHILD (SIGNED)  
New York: Vantage Press, 1995. 1st ed. 113 pages. Hardcover. 0533113792 0-533-11379-2. Memories of family life and growing up in Medina County, Texas from the 1930s through the '70s. Inscribed and signed by the author.`
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no wear. # B8803. $14.00   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  
Gillette, editor, Michael L.   TEXAS IN TRANSITION  
Austin: LBJ Library, 1986. 1st ed. 226 pages. Paperback. 0899404197 0-89940-419-7. Dialogue of forum of communicators, journalists, and business people analyzing changes in Texas populations, politics, and technologies.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B4900. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilmore's Map Company, .   MR. GILMORE'S OFFICIAL STREET GUIDE OF HOUSTON, TEXAS  
Atlanta, GA: Gilmore's Map Company, 1946. Revised ed. 256 pages. Paperback. Map, detailed bus route info, churches, schools, subdivisions, and other information for the resident and newcomer. Streets listed with block numbers & names of cross streets and bus routes.
Fair/Wraps. Stapled binding is tight, cover smudged and scuffed, some page corners folded. Paper spine cover mostly gone. # E1395. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gish, Robert Franklin.   NUEVA GRANADA: PAUL HORGAN AND THE SOUTHWEST  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1995. 1st ed. 139 pages. Hardcover. 0890966400 0-89096-640-0. A study of the life and work of a major writer of the American Southwest.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear, publisher stamp on top edge. # E1166. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Glasrud, Bruce A., & Harold J.Weiss, Jr.   TRACKING THE TEXAS RANGERS: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2012. 1st ed. 358 pages. Hardcover. 1574414658 1-57441-465-8. An anthology of sixteen previously published articles and chapter excerpts, arranged in chronological order.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0590. $14.00   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  
Goddard, Pliny Earle.   INDIANS OF THE SOUTHWEST (2ND ED. HANDBOOK SERIES, NO. 2)  
New York: Am. Museum Natural Hist., 1921. 2nd ed. 195 pages. Hardcover. 2nd edition of these early reports on archaeological findings in the southwest. Sharp B/w photos and illustrations which stand out on the coated photographic paper stock. Bibliography & index. This copy is REBOUND in heavy gray library cloth with white spine lettering.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. An EX-LIBRARY copy, with pocket and stamps. Very clean and bright, a nice working copy. # B9195. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goetzmann, William H.   NEW LANDS, NEW MEN: AMERICA AND THE SECOND GREAT AGE OF DISCOVERY  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1995. Reprint. 528 pages. Hardcover. 0876111487 0-87611-148-7. Reprint of the Viking 1986 original. Number sixteen in the Fred and Ella Mae Moore Texas History Reprint Series. This is the third volume in Goetzmann's Exploration Trilogy.
New/New. A new copy. # B5522. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gonzalez, Catherine Troxell.   LAFITTE: THE TERROR OF THE GULF  
Burnet: Eakin Press, 1981. 1st ed. 70 pages. Hardcover. 0890152845 0-89015-284-5. Pirate biography written for young readers in Eakin's series Stories for Young Americans. Red boards with a pink Dj.
Fine/Fine. No detractions. # B7286. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gooch, Fannie Chambers.   FACE TO FACE WITH THE MEXICANS  
Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ., 1966. Reprint. 248 pages. Hardcover. An abrdige reprint of Gooch's 1887 account of travels in Mexico. Notable for her in-depth and balanced assessment of the Mexican people and their culture.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B8492. $10.00   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  
Gouge, William M.   THE FISCAL HISTORY OF TEXAS  
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852. 1st ed. 327 pages. Hardcover. Embracing an account of its Revenues, debts, and currency from the commencement of the Revolution in 1834 to 1851-52. Also with remarks on American debts. Black or very dark blue boards with embossed decorations. Bright gilt title on spine. 34 page catalogue of publisher's books in rear. This author knows how to write on a dry-sounding subject to make it really interesting and entertaining! There is a penciled gift inscription on front free endpaper. Owner name penciled there and on first page of the preface.
VG/No Jacket. Binding, hinges, and all pages very firm and intact. Corners bent, not broken. Spine tips softened. All pages have foxing. # B9535. $640.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gouge, William M.   THE FISCAL HISTORY OF TEXAS  
New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1968. Reprint. 327 pages. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1852 economic study of Texas from 1834-1852. Tables, chapter notes, indexed. Has 32 pages of facsimile ads for Lippincott books of the period. BTB 77-B, Raines p.96.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Light foxing, else Near Fine. # A0155. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gould, Frank W.   COMMON TEXAS GRASSES: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2008. Reprint. 271 pages. Paperback. 0890960585 0-89096-058-5. A reference to the 150 most important species of Texas grasses for the farmer, rancher, amateur botanist, and other laymen. Line drawings, descriptions, distribution and other information.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0599. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gould, Frank W., & Robert B. Shaw.   GRASS SYSTEMATICS (SECOND EDITION)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1983. 2nd ed. 395 pages. Hardcover. 089096145X 0-89096-145-X. A guide and source of information for an undergraduate course in agrostology. Illustrated throughout with b/w drawings and photos. Bibliography, appendices, glossary, and index.
VG/VG. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on top edge and publisher stamp on endpaper. # E0666. $14.00   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  
Graham, Joe S.   HECHO EN TEJAS: TEXAS-MEXICAN FOLK ARTS AND CRAFTS VOLUME 50, PUBLICATIONS OF THE TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 1991. 1st ed. 357 pages. Hardcover. 0929398335 0-929398-33-5. Shows the richness of Tejano Folk arts and crafts traditions which are part of our Spanish-Mexican legacy in Texas.
Fine/Fine. clean, tight, unmarked first edition. # B4892. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graham, Don (editor).   LITERARY AUSTIN  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2007. 1st ed. 461 pages. Hardcover. 0875653421 0-87565-342-1. Selections from some of Austin's distinguished writers including O. Henry, Dave Oliphant, John Lomax, Roy Bedichek, Liz Carpenter, Mary Lasswell, John Henry Faulk, Walter P. Webb, J. Frank Dobie, Ann Richards, Larry McMurty, Molly Ivins and many others.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine and unread. # E2148. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graham, Gary L.   TEXAS WILDLIFE VIEWING GUIDE  
Billings: Falcon, 1992. Reprint. 160 pages. Paperback. 1560440929 1-56044-092-9.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no marks, no wear. # B2788. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graves, Celeste.   MAGNOLIA MEMORIES (MONTGOMERY COUNTY TEXAS)  
Magnolia: Celeste Graves, 1993. 1st ed. 591 pages. Hardcover. 0881072265 0-88107-226-5. This is 1993 original hardcover book. Black cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine, and pastedown color photo of a longhorn on front. B/w vintage photos throughout. Personal and family stories, public records extractions, commerce, school, and church histories. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Pastedown photo on front cover has a couple of scratches, else Fine. # B9879. $135.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graves (introduction), John.   LANDSCAPES OF TEXAS: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM TEXAS HIGHWAYS MAGAZINE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1993. Reprint. 158 pages. Hardcover. 0890960887 0-89096-088-7. 202 color photos show the beauty and diversity of Texas land, with an introduction by John Graves.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling. # B8982. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Green, Robin M.   DIVORCE: WHEN IT'S THE ONLY ANSWER, TEXAS EDITION  
Dallas: Ordinary Mortals Guide, 2005. Revised ed. 445 pages. Paperback. 0976052636 0-9760526-3-6.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B3277. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Green, Ben K.   HORSE TRADIN'  
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. Reprint. 304 pages. Hardcover. 039442929X 0-394-42929-X. Dr. Green writes of his experiences around the corrals, livery stables and wagonyards of the cattleman's West. Illustrated with drawings by Lorence Bjorklund.
VG/Good. Tight binding, clean and square. Gift inscription on FEP. Dustjacket is price clipped and has chips along top edge. # B8280. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Green, Rena Maverick.   SAMUEL MAVERICK, TEXAN: 1803-1870  
San Antonio: Privately Printed, 1952. 1st ed. 430 pages. Hardcover. Collection of letters, journals and memoirs of Samuel Maverick, notes from his imprisonment in Perote, expeditions during War 1846-48 and more. Indexed. In dark blue embossed cloth boards with gilt spine lettering.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Slight foxing to page edges, dustjacket show light tanning, o/w a very nice copy. # A0150. $135.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Green, Ben K.   A THOUSAND MILES OF MUSTANGIN'  
Flagstaff: Northland, 1972. 1st ed. 145 pages. Hardcover. 0873580982 0-87358-098-2. A yarn of a year-long odyssey chasing wild mustangs in the Big Bend and Mexico in an effort to make a fast dollar. Illustrated by Joe Beeler. Light brown cloth-covered boards with gilt horse on front and gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or writing. Corners sharp. Small blue scuff-mark on spine, and another on the back. # E1778. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A.C.   THE 50 BEST BOOKS ON TEXAS  
Dallas: Pressworks, 1982. 1st ed. 90 pages. Paperback. 0939722143 0-939722-14-3. Greene's choice, by his rules, and a very good list. Lots of info and insights in his commentaries.
VG/Wraps. Spine is sun faded, else a very nice copy. # B7006. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A. C.   900 MILES ON THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 1994. 1st ed. 293 pages. Hardcover. 0929398734 0-929398-73-4. Map endpapers. Retracing on the ground and in literature the route of Butterfield Overland Mail service.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B5424. $27.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A.C.   DALLAS: THE DECIDING YEARS - A HISTORICAL PORTRAIT  
Austin: Encino Press, 1973. 186 pages. Hardcover. A nice pictorial history of Dallas, with text by Greene. Book design by William Whitliff. Nearly 200 b/w & sepia photos.
Fine/Fine. SIGNED by the author. # A0849. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A.C.   THE HIGHLAND PARK WOMAN: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES  
Bryan: Shearer Publishing, 1983. 1st ed. 195 pages. Hardcover. 094067212X 0-940672-12-X. Fifteen stories of humor and insight on the people of modern Texas.
New/New. A new book out of our archives. # B7435. $28.00   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, Hilton R.   VOICES OF THE SOUTHWEST: A BOOK OF TEXAN VERSE  
New York: Macmillan, 1923. 1st ed. 207 pages. Hardcover. Compilation of Texan poetry includes Lamar, Potter, McPherson, Baker, Sjolander and many others.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Firm copy with no name or marks. No dustjacket. # B8190. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greer, Hilton R.   VOICES OF THE SOUTHWEST: A BOOK OF TEXAN VERSE  
New York: Macmillan, 1923. 1st ed. 207 pages. Hardcover. Compilation of Texan poetry includes Lamar, Potter, McPherson, Baker, Sjolander and many others.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # A0149. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gregory, Lloyd Jefferson.   LOOKING 'EM OVER: TALES OF TEXAS SPORT WRITER  
Austin: by the author, 1968. 1st ed. 115 pages. Hardcover. Fun stories from an old-school sports writer. Related newspaper clippings laid in. B/w photos.
Near Fine/VG. Lengthy gift inscription from the author's sister. # A7877. $7.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Grisham, Noel.   A SERPENT FOR A DOVE (THE SUPPRESSION OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN)  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1971. 168 pages. Hardcover. 0836300890 0-8363-0089-0. The plight of the American Indian, their treatment by the white man & other depredations are examined in a cultural context. B/w drawings, indexed.
VG/VG. Page edges foxed, dustjacket is price-clipped with light wear. # A0775. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Grisham, Noel.   TAME THE RESTLESS WIND - THE LIFE AND LEGENDS OF SAM BASS  
Austin: San Felipe Press, 1968. 1st ed. 100 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Sam Bass, with new details and a re-interpretation of the notorious "Robinhood on a Fast Horse." Sixguns 877.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no name or marks. Top edge light foxing. # A0663. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Groseclose, David A.   JAMES A. MICHENER: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  
Austin: State House Press, 1996. 336 pages. Hardcover. 1880510235 1-880510-23-5. Over 2,500 entries make this the most complete bibliography of the writings by & about James Michener. Introduction by Michener. Indexed.
New/No Jacket. A new book, published without a Dj, still in shrinkwrap. # 14094. $33.00   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  
Guerra, Mary Ann Noonan.   THE ALAMO  
San Antonio: Alamo Press, 1983. Reprint. 28 pages. Paperback. 0943260019 0-943260-01-9. Illustrated history of the Alamo. Maps, b/w drawings and photos, list of heroes who died in the battle. Page of important dates of the site beginning in 1691.
Fine/Wraps. New, out of our archives. # E1845. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Guerra, Mary Ann Noonan.   HEROES OF THE ALAMO AND GOLIAD: REVOLUTIONARIES ON THE ROAD TO SAN JACINTO AND TEXAS INDEPENDENCE  
San Antonio: Alamo Press, 1987. 1st ed. 62 pages. Paperback. 0943260043 0-943260-04-3. Tha stories of the battles and the people of the Texas Revolution. Illustrated with sepia and color images, list of battles with short description of each. Bibliography.
Fine/Wraps. New, out of our archives. # E1846. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Guerra, Mary Ann Noonan.   HISTORY OF SAN ANTONIO'S MARKET SQUARE  
San Antonio: Alamo Press, 1988. Reprint. 73 pages. Paperback. 094326006X 0-943260-06-X. Filled with historic b/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Sticker remains on back. # E0225. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Guerra, Mary Ann Noonan.   MISSIONS OF SAN ANTONIO  
San Antonio: Alamo Press, 1982. 1st ed. 49 pages. Paperback. 0943260000 0-943260-00-0. History and mostly b/w illustrations of the five Spanish missions in San Antonio. Bibliography and index.
Fine/Wraps. New, out of our archives. # E1847. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gulf Coast Intercollegiate, Conference.   GULF BREEZE, 1996: A GULF COAST INTERCOLLEGIATE SHOWCASE OF STUDENT WRITING  
No Place: Gulf Coast Intercoll., 1996. 1st ed. 76 pages. Paperback. A collection of 46 poems and short stories submitted by students of Texas Gulf Coast colleges including: Baytown Lee; San Jacinto; Brazosport; Galveston; North Harris CC; COM; Alvin & Wharton.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former non-circulating library copy. Stickers & stamps. # B5369. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gulf Coast Intercollegiate, Conference.   GULF BREEZE: THE BEST OF THE BEST, SPRING 1995  
No Place: Gulf Coast Intercoll., 1995. 1st ed. 53 pages. Paperback. A collection of 59 poems and short stories submitted by students of Texas Gulf Coast colleges including: Baytown Lee; San Jacinto; Brazosport; Galveston; North Harris CC; COM; Alvin & Wharton.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former non-circulating library copy. Stickers. Nice in mylar. # B5368. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gulick, Bill, & Thomas Rothrock.   ABILENE OR BUST: A JUNIOR TRAIL BLAZER BOOK  
New York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1946. 244 pages. Hardcover. Cattle trailing adventure for young readers. This publisher never indicates first or later printing. Map endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by Richard Correll. Rust colored cloth-covered boards with darker title and decoration.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, firm, no owner name or marks. Spine ends softened, corners sharp. # B8390. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gunter, Archibald Clavering.   MR. POTTER OF TEXAS: A NOVEL  
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1888. 278 pages. Boards. Lively adventure set during the 1880s, beginning with a raucous encounter with Moslem mobs in Alexandria, Egypt and the arrival of Mr. Potter and American Marines. In pictorial paper covers over boards, part of Routledge's Railway Library Series (fifth). Adverts for patent meds and lists of Routledge's One- & Two-Shilling volumes.
Good+/No Jacket. Moderate wear, but solid and presentable. # B9426. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gunter, Dr. Pete, & Roy Hamric.   THE BIG THICKET: A CHALLENGE FOR CONSERVATION  
Austin: Jenkins Publishing Co., 1971. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0856990442 0-85699-044-2. A catalog of what nature has bestowed in the Big Thicket, and of the destruction of much of it. A plea for the protection of a national park. B/w photos throughout.
Near Fine/VG. No wear or marks. a dime-sized pale stain on top edge where something splashed on it. Dustjacket has light wear at corners and spine tips. # B9445. $10.00   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  
Hack, Richard.   HUGHES: THE PRIVATE DIARIES, MEMOS AND LETTERS_THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST AMERICAN BILLIONAIRE  
Beverly Hills: New Millennium Press, 2001. 1st ed. 444 pages. Hardcover. 189322435X 1-893224-35-X. Well researched and entertaining biography.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1227. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hafertepe, Kenneth.   ABNER COOK: MASTER BUILDER ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER (#124 OF 150)  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1992. 1st ed. 210 pages. Hardcover. 0876111029 0-87611-102-9. The story of Cook's life and work, also presents a vivid account of nineteenthcentury Austin. Number 124 of edition limited to 150 copies. Dark blue leather spine with gilt title. Cream buckram covered slipcase matches book boards. This copy remains in publisher shrinkwrap.
New/No Jacket. New, from archives. # E1756. $115.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haines, Francis.   APPALOOSA: THE SPOTTED HORSE IN ART & HISTORY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1963. 1st ed. 103 pages. Hardcover. A history of the breed & illustrations of works appearing in exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum. B/w & color illustrations.
Near Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives with light edge foxing. No marks or wear on book or dustjacket. # B7410. $120.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haislet, John A.   FAMOUS TREES OF TEXAS  
College Station: Texas Forest Service, 1970. 1st ed. 193 pages. Hardcover. Full page color photos accompany essays on the historic significance and location of each tree.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with pocket and stamps. A clean, firm copy. # B9057. $6.00   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  
Hale, Leon.   SUPPER TIME: RECOLLECTIONS AND RECIPES  
Houston: Winedale Publishing, 1999. Reprint. 210 pages. Hardcover. 0965746836 0-9657468-3-6. In this stroll through the kitchens of his life, the author recreates the food and stories of our parents and grandparents.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or Dj, but has PO name and address stamped on FEP. # B7715. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hale, Leon.   TURN SOUTH AT THE SECOND BRIDGE  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1965. Reprint. 216 pages. Hardcover. Leon Hale writes humorous tall tales of the people of the Gulf Coast.
VG/Good. Top edge lightly foxed, edge wear to dj. # A0417. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hale, Leon, & Ancel Nunn.   MIRACLES OUT OF A '22 CHEVY  
Fredericksburg: Shearer Publishing, 1983. 1st ed. 8 pages. Paperback. A personal story from Hale's childhood years, originally published in a different form in the December '74 TEXAS PARADE MAGAZINE. Illustrated with a drawing by Ancel Nunn. Stapled chap book with a deckle foredge. Probably a publisher's Christmas gift.
Fine/Wraps. No sign of handling. # B7704. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haley, J. Evetts.   CHARLES SCHREINER GENERAL MERCHANDISE: THE STORY OF A COUNTRY STORE  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1944. 1st ed. 73 pages. Hardcover. History of a country store in Kerrville from 1869-1944. B/w sketches by Harold Bugbee, typography by Carl Hertzog. Indexed. Herd 968.
Near Fine/Good+. Dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with a couple of small chips. # B8220. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, Claude V.   THE EARLY HISTORY OF FLOYD COUNTY  
Canyon, TX: Panhandle-Plains Histor, 1947. 1st ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. Publication Volume XX of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society. Bibliography and index. Green boards with blue title and drawing if horse and dugout home.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners sharp. # B8200. $85.00   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  
Hall, Margaret Elizabeth.   A HISTORY OF VAN ZANDT COUNTY  
Austin: Jenkins Publishing, 1976. 156 pages. Hardcover. History of Van Zandt County, 50 miles east of Dallas, with chapters on the Civil War, Cherokees, slavery and more.
Fine/Fine. In our archives for forty years. Topedge is foxed. # A0770. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, Richard S.   LIGHTHOUSES, LIGHTSHIPS, AND BEACONS OF TEXAS  
Houston: Pintail Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. 306 pages. Paperback. 061529037X 0-615-29037-X. Recipient of an Independent Publisher's award in 2014 for Southern Non-Fiction. Maps, plans, architectural drawings, photos, charts, and very nice art renderings accompany the history of each site in this comprenhensive field guide to Texas coastal aids to navigation. Includes GPS coordinates to sites of current & long-lost lighthouses. Stiff card French-flap cover.
New/Wraps. New copies, SIGNED by the author/artist, a friend of our store. # B9744. $20.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, Richard S.   LIGHTHOUSES, LIGHTSHIPS, AND BEACONS OF TEXAS  
Houston: Pintail Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. 306 pages. Paperback. 061529037X 0-615-29037-X. Recipient of an Independent Publisher's award in 2014 for Southern Non-Fiction. Maps, plans, architectural drawings, photos, charts, and very nice art renderings accompany the history of each site in this comprenhensive field guide to Texas coastal aids to navigation. Includes GPS coordinates to sites of current & long-lost lighthouses. Stiff card French-flap cover.
New/Wraps. New copies, SIGNED by the author/artist, a friend of our store. # 33813. $20.95   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  
Haltom, R.W.   HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF ANGELINA COUNTY, TEXAS  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1969. Reprint. 99 pages. Hardcover. 1 of 500 lim. ed. facsimile reprint of the rare 1888 history of the east Texas county of Angeline, its colonization, Indians and more. Thirty pages of merchant and professional advertisements by 19th-century concerns in the rear of the book. Orange cloth-covered boards with rust colored titles and decoration. Orange dustjacket matches book cover.
Fine/Fine. From our archives. Foxed on edges. # A0774. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamblen, E.   RIM TO RIM  
Quanah, TX: Nortex Press, 1971. 100 pages. Hardcover. Biography of William Hamblen, who persevered in his efforts to bringa road across Palo Duro Canyon in the Texas Panhandle. B/w photos andillustrations. In buff cloth covers.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B3346. $29.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamilton, D.H.   HISTORY OF COMPANY M, FIRST TEXAS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY HOOD'S BRIGADE, LONGSTREET'S CORPS, ARMY OF THE CSA  
Waco: Morrison, 1962. 1st ed. 91 pages. Hardcover. Written in 1925 by a sergeant who survived the war and returned to Texas. Typed in 1962, 250 copies printed on bond paper. Five were bound in full leather and 245 in cloth, this being one in dark red cloth with gilt titls.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B1913. $153.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamilton, Guy (editor).   THE HOUSTONIAN 1940  
Houston: Gulf Publishing, 1940. 1st ed. Hardcover. The 1940 yearbook of the University of Houston, which was established in 1934. This may be the first yearbook issued by the school.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or writing. # A0651. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamilton, Jeff, & Hunt, Lenoir.   MY MASTER - THE INSIDE STORY OF SAM HOUSTON & HIS TIMES BY HIS FORMER SLAVE (LIMITED EDITION IN SLIPCASE)  
Austin: State House Press, 1992. Limited ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. 0938349856 0-938349-85-6. Jeff Hamilton's account of his life as Sam Houston's former slave as told to Lenoir Hunt. Jeff was just thirteen in 1853, when he was sold for $450 to pay off the debt on two barrels of whiskey. He goes on to tell of life in the Houston household, the political elections, & Sam Houston's dream of a Southern Empire. Hamilton was 100 years old at the time of his narrative. Additional material in this edition includes an index. Limited edition number 22/50 in cream linen slipcase. Cream linen-covered boards, dark red leather spine with gilt title.
Fine/No Jacket. No indication of use or handling on book or slipcase. # E1676. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamilton, Jeff, & Hunt, Lenoir.   MY MASTER - THE INSIDE STORY OF SAM HOUSTON & HIS TIMES  
Dallas: Manfred, Van Nort & Co., 1940. 1st ed. 141 pages. Hardcover. Jeff Hamilton's account of his life as Sam Houston's former slave as told to Lenoir Hunt. Jeff was just thirteen in 1853, when he was sold for $450 to pay off the debt on two barrels of whiskey. He goes on to tell of life in the Houston household, the political elections, & Sam Houston's dream of a Southern Empire. Hamilton was 100 years old at the time of his narrative. Signed by Hunt, numbered 451. Dark red cloth-covered boards with silver titles and decorations. Front and front flap of dustjacket included.
VG/Poor. Solid hinges and binding, square corners. Foredge has soil spots. # E1675. $150.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hammock, Robert.   BELOW THE LLANO ESTACADO - AND BEYOND  
Bonham, Texas: Hunterdon Press, 1981. 178 pages. Paperback. Autobiography and reminiscences of Central Texas schoolteacher, college professor and international educator. B/w sketches.
VG/Wraps. Gift inscription on front endpaper, else VG. # B6608. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamner, Laura V.   LIGHT 'N HITCH: A COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL WRITING DEPICTING LIFE ON THE HIGH PLAINS (SIGNED)  
Dallas: American Guild Press, 1958. 1st ed. 350 pages. Hardcover. Appendices and index. Index of paintings, illustrations, and maps. Front endpaper is map of the South High Plains showing counties, trails, and railroads. Rear endpaper displays 96 High Plains cattle brands. Tan leather-look boards with brown illustration on front and brown title on spine. Yellow dustjacket has brown illustration and titles. Inscribed to owner, and signed by the author, dated December 1958.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, edges have pale foxing. Dustjacket has several chips and small edge tears. # E2113. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hamrick, Alma Ward.   THE CALL OF THE SAN SABA: A HISTORY OF SAN SABA COUNTY  
Austin: San Felipe Press, 1969. 2nd ed. 380 pages. Hardcover. John Jenkins' San Felipe Press reprint of Naylor's fine 1941 history of the San Saba area of Central Texas. Well-documented and indexed. Contains 'who's who for San Saba'.
VG/No Jacket. Foxing to edges of text block, else VG+. # A0769. $90.00   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  
Harris, Benjamin Butler.   THE GILA TRAIL: THE TEXAS ARGONAUTS AND THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1984. Reprint. 175 pages. Paperback. 0806118822 0-8061-1882-2. Twelve b/w illustrations and map. Harris traveled to the California gold mines with the Duval party arriving there September 29, 1849, and later wrote his memoirs of the trip and life in California. Volume 31 in The American Exploration and Travel Series.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Rubbed silver on back from another book. # B5497. $9.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Bill.   TEXAS: A PICTURE MEMORY  
New York: Crescent Books, 1990. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. 0517025396 0-517-02539-6. Over 100 color photos provide a photographic tour of the state.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. DJ has slight curl at top. In photographic boards with same images as dj. # B2553. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Bill, & Julian Essam.   TEXAS: LAND OF MANY DREAMS  
New York: Cresent Books, 1984. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0517429497 0-517-42949-7. In landscape format, the book opens with a thirty-two page history of Texas and her people by Bill Harris, followed by hundreds of color photos by Julian Essam. Brown leather-look boards.
Fine/Near Fine. Dj has slight shelf-wear at bottom edge. # B7114. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hart, Katherine.   PEASE PORRIDGE HOT: RECIPES, HOUSEHOLD HINTS & HOME REMEDIES OF THE PEASE FAMILY  
Austin: Encino Press, 1967. Reprint. 55 pages. Boards. 0884260208 0-88426-020-8. Katherine Hart annotates the household papers of Govenor Peace's family. Waterloo Book # 2 from Friends of the Austin Public Library.
Fine/No Jacket. Pages are uncut. # A0911. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hastings, Frank S.   A RANCHMAN'S RECOLLECTIONS  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. 0876110774 0-87611-077-4. Texas State Historical Association reprint of the Breeders Gazette original of 1921. Off-white cloth covered boards, sepia-tone photo wrap-around Dj.
New/New. New, in publisher shrinkwrap. # B7285. $105.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hatch, Orin Walker.   LYCEUM TO LIBRARY: A CHAPTER IN THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF HOUSTON PUBLICATION SERIES VOLUME IX, NO.1 SEPTEMBER, 1965  
Houston: Texas Gulf Coast Hist., 1965. 1st ed. 73 pages. Paperback. Inception, emergence, and growth of the city library of Houston, and the people who made it happen.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or writing. Corners curling. Small red X on title page. # E0469. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hatcher, Mattie Austin.   THE OPENING OF TEXAS TO FOREIGN SETTLEMENT 1801-1821: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS BULLETIN NO. 2714 APRIL 8, 1927  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1927. 1st ed. 368 pages. Paperback. Political skirmishes among Spain, France, and Americans in the first quarter of the 19th century in the effort to colonize Texas. Three fold-out maps, single-page maps, two fold-out census tables. Taupe card cover with black title and seal of the University of Texas on front.
VG/Wraps. Firm binding, spine ends worn, large chip on rear cover lower edge. No name or marks. # E0506. $190.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hawkins, Walace.   CASE OF JOHN C. WATROUS, UNITED STATES JUDGE FOR TEXAS: A POLITICAL STORY OF HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS  
Dallas: University Press in Dallas, 1950. 109 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the life of Watrous, an Attorney General for the Republic of Texas, then first U.S. Judge for Texas, and his travails against political rivals. B/w illus, fold-out letter. Very nice. Limited to 1,200 copies, with book design by Carl Hertzog. Published by Southern Methodist University Press.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Immaculate. # B9084. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haynes (ed.), Robert V.   THE HOUSTON REVIEW: FALL 1981, VOL. III NO. 3: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF THE GULF COAST  
Houston: Houston Library Board, 1981. 1st ed. 50 pages. Paperback. Essays on urban growth in the South, events preceeding the appearance of JFK before the Houston Ministerial Alliance, and Corpus Christi waterfront strikes in the 1930s.
VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. Light foxing on covers. # E0467. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haynes (ed.), Robert V.   THE HOUSTON REVIEW: WINTER 1981, VOL. III NO. 1: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF THE GULF COAST  
Houston: Houston Library Board, 1981. 1st ed. 55 pages. Paperback. Essays on McCarthtyism in 1952 School Board election, residential change 1920-1970, and city planning.
VG/Wraps. Unmarked. Moderate foxing on covers. # E0468. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hays, J. Ray.   TEXAS LAW FOR THE SOCIAL WORKER: A SOURCEBOOK  
Austin: NASW, 2006. 1st ed. 309 pages. Paperback. 1886298211 1-886298-21-1. The single resource for legal guidelines shaping the practice of social work in Texas.
New/Wraps. New book. # 27618. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haythornthwaite, Philip.   ALAMO AND THE WAR FOR TEXAN INDEPENDENCE 1835-36: OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 173  
London: Osprey Publishing, 1987. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 0850456843 0-85045-684-3. Color plates by Paul Hannon. B/w maps, drawings, and photos throughout. Eight color plates of Texan and Mexican soldiers showing great detail of the uniforms and trappings of the men.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B5549. $12.00   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  
Henderson, Margaret McLaurin.   TRAGEDY AT THE MCLAURIN RANCH  
Margaret McLaurin Henderson, 2000. 1st ed. 92 pages. Paperback. Frontier Texas history and family history in Central Texas. Uncommon.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1114. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hennech, Mike, & Billy Bob Hill.   TEXAS SHORT FICTION: A WORLD IN ITSELF  
Fort Worth: ALE, 1993. 1st ed. 240 pages. Paperback. 1881301044 1-881301-04-4. 21 exciting stories that feature the heart and soul of Texas.
New/Wraps. New copies. # E0476. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henry, Hon. R.L.   SPEECH OF HON. R.L. HENRY DELIVERED AT INDIAN GAP, TEXAS AUGUST 20, 1909  
Belton, Texas: Embree Printing, 1909. 1st ed. 24 pages. Wraps. Speech by the Congressman from the 11th Congressional District of Texas to his constituents. Calls for repeal of lumber, hides, ores and other tariffs, imposition of an income tax.
Good/Wraps. Dampstained, staples a bit rusty. # A4940. $6.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henry, Hon. R.L.   SPEECH OF HON. R.L. HENRY IN THE HOUSE OF REPR. AUGUST 3, 1912  
Washington, DC: USGPO, 1912. 1st ed. 30 pages. Wraps. Speech by the Congressman from the 11th Congressional District of Texas. References to trade, tariffs, Governor Woodrow Wilson and W.A. Rodenberg.
Good+/Wraps. Staples a bit rusty. # A4950. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Henson, Margaret Swett.   JUAN DAVIS BRADBURN: A REAPPRAISAL OF THE MEXICAN COMMANDER OF ANAHUAC  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2011. Reprint. 159 pages. Paperback. 1603443010 1-60344-301-0. Background in politics and events which led to the Texas Revolution of 1836. Bibliography and index.
New/Wraps. New copies. # E0711. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henson, Margaret Swett.   JUAN DAVIS BRADBURN: A REAPPRAISAL OF THE MAXICAN COMMANDER OF ANAHUAC  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1982. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. 0890961352 0-89096-135-2. Background in politics and events which led to the Texas Revolution of 1836. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/VG. Small stain top of dustjacket's spine. # B9091. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henson, Margaret Swett.   LORENZO DE ZAVALA: THE PRAGMATIC IDEALIST  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1996. 1st ed. 146 pages. Hardcover. 087565150X 0-87565-150-X. He helped Texas in her struggle against Santa Ana and Mexican centralism. Former Mexican congressman, governor, and first Mexican minister to France, he was elected a delegate to Washington-on-the-Brazos and signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.
New/New. New out of our archives, still in publisher shrinkwrap. # E1754. $17.50   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  
Hiatt, Dean B.   EVER THE WILDEBEEST: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A NATURAL ENGINEER  
Kerrville, TX: by the author, 1979. 259 pages. Boards. Hiatt writes of his life as a surveyor & engineer in West Texas and Thurber, along with observations on nature and a long retracing of Coronado's 1540-41 path in the Southwest. B/w illus. by the author.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B7007. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hill, Clyde Walton.   THE CALL OF EMPIRE  
Dallas: Tardy Publishing, 1936. 314 pages. Hardcover. A historical novel of Texas and the Southwest. X-lib, stamps & pocket, but tight and nice.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. # A1631. $4.00     Inquire Now  
Hill, Lyle.   CHROMASCOPE 1935 YEARBOOK OF AUSTIN COLLEGE SHERMAN, TEXAS  
Sherman, Texas: Austin College, 1935. 1st ed. Hardcover. Brown cover with faded gilt title and kangaroo decoration. Includes 14 page reprint of the humorous school newspaper THE STOOL PIGEON. Friend greetings scattered throughout.
VG/No Jacket. Binding firm, spine ends and corners scuffed. Owner name stamped in gilt on lower front. Dustjacket has wear along edges. # B9894. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hime, James.   WHERE ARMADILLOS GO TO DIE: A MYSTERY  
New York: Minotaur Books, 2009. 1st ed. 307 pages. Hardcover. 0312534868 0-312-53486-8. A Jeremiah Spur mystery.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9887. $9.00   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  
Hiser, Iona Seibert.   COYOTE  
Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1968. 30 pages. Hardcover. 0811475808 0-8114-7580-8. The natural history of the coyote, where and how he lives, what he eats, and his place in nature's plan, illustrated on every page.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Front end paper has writing, stamped name, & pocket, o/w clean & tight # A8516. $4.00     Inquire Now  
Historical Brochure Committee, .   HISTORIC SAN ANTONIO 1700-1900  
San Antonio: San Antonio AIA, 1963. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Black and white photos and drawings.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, partially legible date stamped on front, o/w unmarked. # B6121. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hodge, Larry D.   OFFICIAL GUIDE TO TEXAS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS  
Austin: Texas Parks/Wildlife, 2000. 1st ed. 258 pages. Paperback. 1885696353 1-885696-35-3. Detailed information on each area, along with color photos.
VG/Wraps. Tight, some scuffing to edges, no marks. Water marks on front cover. # E0075. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoermann, P. Alto.   THE DAUGHTER OF TEHUAN: OR TEXAS OF THE PAST CENTURY  
San Antonio: Standard Printing Co., 1932. 1st ed. 292 pages. Hardcover. Historical fiction first published in 1866 in German. Written by a missionary stationed at old San Jose Mission near San Antonio during the years 1859-1864. Includes a biographical sketch of the author by the translator Alois Braun. The grey cloth-covered boards are illustrated on front with a mission scene. Dustjacket is pink and illustrated with the same scene in blue.
Near Fine/Fair. Clean,tight, no wear or owner name. Dustjacket is worn on edges and corners and faded on spine. If there was a dustjacket spine title, it has faded away. # B8363. $180.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoese, H. Dickson, & Richard H. Moore.   FISHES OF THE GULF OF MEXICO, SECOND EDITION: TEXAS, LOUISIANA, AND ADJACENT WATERS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 2nd ed. 422 pages. Paperback. 0890967679 0-89096-767-9. With underwater photography by Farley Sonnier and drawings by Dinah Bowman. Detailed descriptions of the fish. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0608. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoffer, Jerry M.   GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION OF WESTERN TRANS-PECOS TEXAS SCIENCE SERIES NUMBER SIX  
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1979. 1st ed. 50 pages. Paperback. 0874040604 0-87404-060-4.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked, unopened. Never sold from our old stock. # B3350. $32.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoffman (editor), Gail M.   IMAGES FOR CONSERVATION:-BOOK TWO, COASTAL BEND OF TEXAS EDITION  
Edinburg, Texas: Images for Conservation, 20. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 1615843345 1-61584-334-5. Photos in this book represent the best of the 2008 Coastal Bend Pro-Tour of Nature Photography. These are the winning entries in the catagories of birds, mammals, reptiles, fish and amphibians, invertebrates, and landscapes, plants, and flowers found on the participating ranches.
Fine/Fine. There is a 'compliments of' sticker on the FFEP. No other sign of use or handling. # B7928. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoffman, Philip, & others.   PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF TEXAS: PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING XXXVII  
Dallas: Philosophical Society, 1974. 78 pages. Paperback. Held at Austin November 30 - December 1, 1973. List of Texans newly elected to membership. Text of two symposiums on the Dimensions of Corporate Responsibility. Necrology includes Dillon Anderson, Lyndon Johnson, and others. List of current officers and list of paast presidents. Last two pages torn out.
X-Lib Good+/Wraps. X-library copy with minimal marks. A clean, solid copy. # B7041. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoffmann, Herbert.   TEN CENTURIES THAT SHAPED THE WEST: GREEK AND ROMAN ART IN TEXAS COLLECTIONS  
Houston: Rice University, 1971. 1st ed. 502 pages. Hardcover. Catalog of exhibition put together by several Texas museums in 1969. B/w photos of hundreds of items with their descriptions by the author. Tan cloth.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Several small rubbed spots on cover. # B0771. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hofsommer, Don L.   THE QUANAH ROUTE: A HISTORY OF THE QUANAH, ACME & PACIFIC RAILWAY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1991. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. 0890964378 0-89096-437-8. Illustrated with photos, maps, and tables, this book covers the Quanah Route's birth, struggle for life, and eventual demise in a changing regulatory and competitive environment.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Stamp om top edge as the press' Design/Production file copy. Clean, tight, square. # E0612. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Holchak, Bill.   THE BURNT ORANGE COFFIN: LOS MUERTOS NO HABLAN  
Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2001. Reprint. 169 pages. Paperback. 0738863750 0-7388-6375-0. Murder mystery in UT orange.
Near Fine/Wraps. tight, unmarked, no wear. # B8604. $4.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Holloway, Jean.   EDWARD EVERETT HALE: A BIOGRAPHY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1956. 275 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the noted & prolific writer. Indexed.
VG/No Jacket. # A7825. $6.75     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  
Honig, Lawrence E.   JOHN HENRY BROWN: TEXIAN JOURNALIST 1820-1895 SOUTHWESTERN STUDIES MONOGRAPH NO. 36  
El Paso: Univ. Texas El Paso, 1973. 1st ed. 57 pages. Hardcover. This book issued as softcover was bound into hardcover for the library. It appears to have been checked out twice in nearly forty years.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Former library copy, minimal markings. A clean, solid copy. # B4130. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hopewell, Clifford.   JAMES BOWIE: TEXAS FIGHTING MAN, A BIOGRAPHY  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1994. 1st ed. 155 pages. Hardcover. 0890158819 0-89015-881-9. Notes, index, and extensive bibliography.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E1822. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hopewell, Clifford.   SAM HOUSTON: MAN OF DESTINY  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1987. 1st ed. 410 pages. Hardcover. 0890155720 0-89015-572-0. Biography with new info not included in other biographies. B/w photos, much about the Cherokees, index.
Fine/Near Fine. Book has no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has minor wrinkling at top of spine from storage. # E1864. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Horton, David M., & Ryan K. Turner.   LONE STAR JUSTICE: A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF THE TEXAS CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1999. 1st ed. 394 pages. Hardcover. 1571682686 1-57168-268-6. Explains how the criminal justice system is organized and how it works in Texas.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Lacks crispness of a new book. # B5663. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houghton, Dorothy Knox Howe.   HOUSTON'S FORGOTTEN HERITAGE: LANDSCAPE, HOUSES, INTERIORS, 1824-1914  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 387 pages. Boards. 1623492467 1-62349-246-7. Nineteenth century photos of gardens, exteriors, and interiors of Houston houses tell a richly detailed story of homelife and culture before World War I. Cover is pictorial boards. This is a reprint of the 1998 Texas A&M edition, which is itself a reprint of the 1991 Rice University original edition.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, publisher mark. # E2046. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houghton, Dorothy Knox Howe.   HOUSTON'S FORGOTTEN HERITAGE: LANDSCAPE, HOUSES, INTERIORS, 1824-1914  
Houston: Rice Univ., 1991. 1st ed. 387 pages. Hardcover. 0892633115 0-89263-311-5. Nineteenth century b/w photos of gardens, houses, and interiors of Houston houses tell a richly detailed story of home life and culture before World War I.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # E1995. $44.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
House, Kurt.   HAND FORGED FOR TEXAS COWBOYS (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Three Rivers Publishing Co., 20. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0963894773 0-9638947-7-3. The life of Joseph Bianchi, one of the West's great bit and spur makers. Information for the collector and the smith about the marking, dating, and period styles of Bianchi's work. Illustrated throughout with color and b/w photos. Signed and dated on the dedication page by the author.Glossary, bibliography, index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1388. $60.00   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  
House, Boyce.   I GIVE YOU TEXAS! (ENLARGED EDITION)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1961. Reprint. 102 pages. Hardcover. Revised edition containing 500 jokes of the Lone Star State.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges foxed. Lightest edgewear on Dj. # B5724. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
House, Boyce.   SAN ANTONIO: CITY OF FLAMING ADVENTURE (HEMISFAIR '68 EDITION)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1968. Revised ed. 214 pages. Hardcover. Fifteen drawings by Melvin D. Jordan.
Near Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Light foxing on edges. # B4269. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston, Sam.   DOCUMENTS OF MAJOR GEN. SAM. HOUSTON COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE TEXIAN ARMY  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1964. Reprint. 18 pages. Paperback. To His Excellency David G. Burnet, President of the Republic of Texas; Containing a Detailed Account of the Battle of San Jacinto. Pemberton 1964 facsimile of John cox 1836 original stapled pamphlet.
VG/Wraps. Clean, unmarked. Little faded edges, sticker ghost, no wear. # B4760. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston, Eileen.   GARDEN LOVER'S GUIDE TO HOUSTON  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2007. 1st ed. 190 pages. Paperback. 0803735294 0-8037-3529-4. Public gardens, events, clubs, markets, and retail nurseries in and around Houston. Descriptions and how to get there for each. Color photo sections, list of helpful publications, websites, and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy. # E2155. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston, Sam.   LIFE OF GENERAL SAM HOUSTON: A SHORT AUTOBIOGRAPHY  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1964. Reprint. 15 pages. Paperback. Houston's third-person autobiography vividly describing his capabilities as general and leader of the Texas forces in 1836, his ability to govern, represent and negociate as a political figure, and his overall worthiness to become the next President of the United States. Facsimile reprint of the 1855 article.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # A0758. $33.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston Astros, .   HOUSTON ASTROS MEDIA GUIDE 1985  
Houston: Astros Sports Associatio, 1985. 160 pages. Paperback. Details of staff members and players. Scouting and player development, recap of 1984 season, 1985 roster and schedule. Info on the National League, Astros history and history of the Astrodome. 8.5 inches tall, 4 inches wide.
VG/Wraps. Very tight, no marks, tiny chips at top edge. # B9914. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston High School, .   THE AEGIS: JANUARY 1911 COMMENCEMENT YEARBOOK FOR HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL  
Houston: The Aegis, 1911. 1st ed. 64 pages. Paperback. Commencement program from January 1911 for Houston High School, also later named Central High School and Sam Houston High School. History, organizations, b/w photos of students, lots of local advertisements. Quite uncommon.
Near Fine/Wraps. Original staples rusted, else a nice copy. # B7319. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston Review, .   HOUSTON REVIEW: FALL 1980, VOL. II NO. 3: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF THE GULF COAST  
Houston: Houston Review, 1980. 1st ed. 47 pages. Paperback. Two articles on the history of oil and one on Yellow Fever in the late 1800s in the Houston/Galveston area. B/w photos.
Fine/Wraps. # B5371. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houstoun, Mrs. E.M.   TEXAS AND THE GULF OF MEXICO: YACHTING IN THE NEW WORLD  
Austin: Steck-Warlick Co., 1968. Special ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. Miniature facsimile of the 1845 edition, in slip-case. Case 4 X 6 inches.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Book and case in perfect, as new condition. # B5271. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hudson, Wilson M.   ANDY ADAMS: HIS LIFE AND WRITINGS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1964. 1st ed. 274 pages. Hardcover. Notes, bibliography of Adams' work, and index. B/w photos. Brown and cream cloth-covered boards, cowface illustrated endpapers. Rust colored dustjacket with white title and portrait of Adams.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Very pale foxing on edged. Dustjacket priced $5.00, has no wear, but spine is color-changed to brown. # E1994. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hudson, Wilson M.   DIAMOND BESSIE & THE SHEPHERDS  
Austin: Encino Press, 1972. 158 pages. Hardcover. Collection of fifteen articles on a wide variety of Texas folklore. Texas Folklore Society Publication Number 36. In finely woven red cloth covers. BTB 203-36.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A0908. $12.00   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  
Hughes Tool, .   HUGHES TOOL COMPANY 1936 CATALOG  
Houston: Hughes Tool Company, 1935. 58 pages. Paperback. Green paper cover with ariel view of the Hughes plant on back. B/w photos, data charts, descriptions of all manner of drilling and production parts and tools made and sold by Hughes.
Good/Wraps. Lots of Scotch tape, name couple places and a few notes. This catalog was really used. Cover scuffed, worn, pieces missing along edges. # E2091. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hughes Tool Company, .   HUGHES TOOL COMPANY CATALOG NO. 19 1952-1953  
Houston: Hughes Tool Company, 1952. 64 pages. Hardcover. Hardcover catalog with tabs of nine types of bits, tool joints, and drill collars. Prices included with listings. B/w photos and illustrations throughout. Title page includes index. Black leather-look boards with white and gilt titles and logo.
VG/No Jacket. No wear or marks, but slight age discoloration. # E2090. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Humphrey, William.   AH, WILDERNESS: THE FRONTIER IN AMERICAN LITERATURE  
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1977. 1st ed. 30 pages. Paperback. 0874040574 0-87404-057-4. Number Two in the Literature Series of the University of Texas at El Paso. Stapled pamphlet being a bBrief essay on influence of the frontier on writers and readers. Frontispiece illustration by Jose Cisneros. Typo in ISBN on copyright page. Somewhat scarce.
VG/Wraps. Slight fading around edges, light crease on cover. # B9423. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Humphrey, David C.   PEG LEG: THE IMPROBABLE LIFE OF A TEXAS HERO, THOMAS WILLIAM WARD 1807-1872  
Denton: Texas State Historical, 2009. 340 pages. Hardcover. 0876112378 0-87611-237-8. Story of a complicated man's life of service to Texas and the U.S.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0629. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hunt, Richard S., & Jesse F. Randel.   A NEW GUIDE TO TEXAS  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970. Reprint. 61 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1845 guide to Texas with references to the cities, climates, soils & business of the state. Small folding map. Green linen covered boards. Small book.
New/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked, no wear. Scattered foxing on boards. From our archives. # A0745. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hunter, J. Marvin.   BLOODY TRAIL IN TEXAS: SKETCHES AND NARRATIVES OF INDIAN RAIDS AND ATROCITIES ON OUR FRONTIER  
Bandera, TX: J. Marvin Hunter, 1931. 1st ed. 191 pages. Hardcover. The 1931 original pamphlet rebound in to red cloth boards with gilt titles. Original paper front cover present, but the rear paper cover was removed in binding. A collection of some of the best articles from Hunter's magazine, Frontier Times, telling of Indian raids and skirmishes along the western frontier of Texas.
VG/No Jacket. Harcover is fine, the original paper cover is VG with slight rubbing. Owner's embossed seal on free endpaper. Interior is very nice, no marks or signs of use. # E0501. $100.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Huson, Hobart.   DISTRICT JUDGES OF REFUGIO COUNTY (SIGNED)  
Refugio, Texas: Refugio Timely Remarks, 1941. Limited ed. 115 pages. Hardcover. Special limited edition published for subscribers to Judges' Portrait Fund. List of subscribers to the fund for placing portraits of the jurists in the district court room in Refugio. Several incidents in Texas history described, lists of clerks and attorneys, followed by biographical essays on the nineteen judges up to, and including the sitting jurist in 1940. Signed on the title page by the author. Gilt title on front bright, dull on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Corners little rubbed, spine mottled. Edges foxed. # B9646. $825.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hutson, Alice.   FROM CHALK TO BRONZE  
Austin: Shoal Creek, 1978. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0883190370 0-88319-037-0. The life & art of Texas sculptor Waldine Tauch, whose works include statues of MacArthur, Moses Austin, John Allen Walker & others.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A1149. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hutson, Alice.   FROM CHALK TO BRONZE (SIGNED)  
Austin: Shoal Creek, 1978. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0883190370 0-88319-037-0. The life & art of Texas sculptor Waldine Tauch, whose works include statues of MacArthur, Moses Austin, John Allen Walker & others. B/w photos, appendix with list of her major works. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E1418. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Institute of Texan Cultures, .   THE INDIAN TEXANS: THE TEXIANS AND THE TEXANS SEIES  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1970. 1st ed. Paperback. From the Institute of Texan Cultures series, the story of the first families of Texas. Touches on their cultures and development over the near 40,000 years people have been in Texas. Black cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, unmarked stapled booklet. Landscape format 8.5 X 11 inches. # B6791. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
International Biographical, Research Cor   WHO'S WHO IN TEXAS TODAY (1968)  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1968. 1st ed. 426 pages. Hardcover. A compendium of biographical sketches of Texans engaged in successful professional accomplishments & significant service to community, city, state & nation.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Library stamps, otherwise nice. # B3318. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de Alva.   ALLY OF CORTES: ACCOUNT 13: OF THE COMING OF THE SPANIARDS AND THE BEGINNING OF THE EVANGELICAL LAW  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1969. 141 pages. Hardcover. 0874040159 0-87404-015-9. The first English translation (by D.K. Ballentine) of the violent entrusion of Spain into the Indian cultures of Latin America. This taken from 'Account 13: Of the coming of the Spaniards and the beginning of evangelical law.' A bloody account of the fighting between Mexicans, native tribes and Spaniards with their recruited Indian allies. This is not your grade-school history. Hetzog design. B/w drawings and illustrations.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # A3483. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jackson, H. Joaquin, & David Marion Wilk.   ONE RANGER: A MEMOIR  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2008. Reprint. 288 pages. Paperback. 0292716389 0-292-71638-9. Colorful account of a modern-day Texas Ranger.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Sticker ghost inside front cover. # E1111. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
James, John.   MY EXPERIENCE WITH INDIANS  
Austin: Gammel's Book Shop, 1925. 147 pages. Hardcover. Somewhat scarce first person account of life on the Texas frontier in Johnson & Wise counties in the 1860s-1870s, and in Oklahoma among the Choctaw in the 1880s. James became a teacher and taught Indians in territorial schools. Much on their customs & religion, and the author shows much respect for their lifestyle which he saw endangered by the White Man. B/w photos. Appendix with notable Indian speeches by Black Hawk and other leaders through history. SixGuns 1153; Graff 2192; Rader 2060; Burrs 213.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Nice copy, sharp, no names or marks. Balck cloth with gilt lettering. # B6952. $410.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jaques, Mary J.   TEXAN RANCH LIFE; WITH THREE MONTHS THROUGH MEXICO IN A PRAIRIE SCHOONER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1989. Reprint. 363 pages. Hardcover. 0890963940 0-89096-394-0. Reprint of the 1894 travelogue of woman who left England in 1889, and spent two years traveling across the US to Texas, time on ranch in Kimble County, then into Mexico and the Southwest.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E1826. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jaworksi, Leon.   THE RIGHT AND THE POWER: THE PROSECUTION OF WATERGATE  
Houston: Gulf / Reader's Diges, 1976. Reprint. 305 pages. Hardcover. 0883491028 0-88349-102-8. Houston lawyer and special prosecutor, Leon Jaworski, recalls the events and manuevering of both sides in the Watergate trials which brought down Nixon & the Presidency. Indexed.
VG/Good+. Dj has 1" mended tear at top, else VG. # A1477. $4.75     Inquire Now  
Jaworksi, Leon.   THE RIGHT AND THE POWER: THE PROSECUTION OF WATERGATE  
Houston: Gulf / Reader's Diges, 1976. 1st ed. 305 pages. Hardcover. 0883491028 0-88349-102-8. Houston lawyer and special prosecutor, Leon Jaworski, recalls the events and manuevering of both sides in the Watergate trials which brought down Nixon & the Presidency. Indexed.
Fine/Near Fine. # A1475. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Jaworksi, Leon.   THE RIGHT AND THE POWER: THE PROSECUTION OF WATERGATE  
Houston: Gulf / Reader's Diges, 1976. 1st ed. 305 pages. Hardcover. 0883491028 0-88349-102-8. Houston lawyer and special prosecutor, Leon Jaworski, recalls the events and manueuvering of both sides in the Watergate trials which brought down Nixon & the Presidency. Indexed.
VG/VG. Very light shelfwear to dj, else NF. # A1478. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Jellicoe, Geoffrey.   THE LANDSCAPE OF CIVILIZATION AS EXPERIENCED IN THE MOODY HISTORICAL GARDENS  
Northiam: Garden Art Press, 1989. 1st ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 1870673018 1-870673-01-8. Proposed design for international historical garden in Galveston. Illustrated in color and b/w drawings.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has a mended tear at spine top. # B5722. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jenkins, Dan.   FAST COPY  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. 1st ed. 396 pages. Hardcover. Novel of murder and football during the 1930s in Texas.
Near Fine/VG. # A2048. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Jenkins, John H.   TEXAS DELINEATED: SOME DISCONNECTED VIEWS FROM THE PAST  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1971. 1st ed. 26 pages. Paperback. This copy has been bound into a hardcover by the library, and thus protected from wear.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3785. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jenkins, John H.   TEXAS DELINEATED: SOME DISCONNECTED VIEWS FROM THE PAST  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1971. 1st ed. 26 pages. Paperback. Vintage commentary on Texas and Texans. Stapled stiff card covers, pages are heavy interesting tan paper.
Fine/Wraps. # B9601. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jenkins, John H., & Gordon Frost.   I'M FRANK HAMER - THE LIFE OF A TEXAS PEACE OFFICER  
Buffalo Gap: State House Press, 2015. Reprint. 256 pages. Paperback. 1933337648 1-933337-64-8. Reprint of the classic 1968 biography of Frank Hamer, fearless lawman who ambushed Bonnie & Clyde. 75 pages of b/w photos documenting his long career. Notes, bibliography, and index.
Fine/Wraps. # E1381. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, William Weber.   KELLY BLUE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1979. Reprint. 175 pages. Hardcover. 0890960739 0-89096-073-9. With a forward by Tom Lea, this biography of a colorful & varied career in the American West, is the story of H.O. "Cowboy" Kelly who's nostalgic paintings are a memorial to a vanished time in the West.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Page edges lightly foxed, small faint spot on dj. A tight copy. # B7479. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, David.   MASON COUNTY 'HOO DOO' WAR, 1874-1902  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2006. Reprint. 332 pages. Paperback. 1574412620 1-57441-262-0. Story of long feud on the Texas frontier.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2099. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, Lyndon Baines, & U.S. Senate.   WATER SUPPLY AND THE TEXAS ECONOMY: AN APPRAISAL OF THE TEXAS WATER PROBLEM  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1953. 1st ed. 91 pages. Paperback. U.S. Senate Document No. 57, 1st Session of the 83rd Congress, July 6-8, 1953. Prepared by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Area Planning Office, Austin, Texas. Presented by Mr. Johnson of Texas.
VG/Wraps. Stapled booklet. Unmarked save for utilities office stamp on back, dated Nov. 17, 1953 # B7517. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, William P., & Mark W. Lockwood.   TEXAS WATERFOWL: AN A&M NATURE GUIDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2013. 1st ed. 176 pages. Paperback. 1603448071 1-60344-807-1. Life histories of 45 species of ducks, geese, and swans that occur in Texas. Color photos and distribution maps. Glossary, bibliography, and index.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, corners lightly bumped. # E0678. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnston, Marguerite.   PUBLIC MANNERS, OR HOW PEOPLE BEHAVE AWAY FROM HOME  
Houston: by the author, 1956. 66 pages. Paperback.
VG/Wraps. # B2890. $6.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnston, Leah Carter.   SAN ANTONIO: SAINT ANTHONY'S TOWN, THIRD EDITION BICENTENNIAL ISSUE  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1976. 3rd ed. 181 pages. Hardcover. 0811105857 0-8111-0585-7. Cover art and interior illustrations by Eduardo Cardenas. B/w photos. Map endpapers.
Fine/Fine. no wear, no marks. # B9756. $35.00   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  
Jones, W. Dwayne.   GALVESTON: PLAYGROUND OF THE SOUTHWEST  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. 167 pages. Paperback. 0738596477 0-7385-9647-7. Black/white photos from every era illustrate the moniker 'Playground of the Southwest' which had been adopted by the 1920's.
New/Wraps. New book. # 33369. $24.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, editor, Eugene.   TEXAS COUNTRY DEMOCRAT: H.M. BAGGARLY SURVEYS TWO DECADES OF TEXAS POLITICS  
San Angelo, TX: Anchor, 1970. 1st ed. 328 pages. Hardcover.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight. PON inked out. Label remnant on front. # B3852. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jordan, Gilbert.   FACES OF TEXAS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. 1st ed. 120 pages. Hardcover. 0890154031 0-89015-403-1. Poems are paired with photos and drawings to relate the beauties and colorful history of Texas, her folklore, peoples, and cultures. Bibliography and index of significant words and names.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear, but dustjacket and text top are lightly foxed. # B4771. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jordan, Terry.   FORT WORTH'S LOG CABIN VILLAGE: A HISTORY AND GUIDE  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1980. 1st ed. 146 pages. Paperback. 0876110502 0-87611-050-2. B/w photos, bibliography and index.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. White cover a little darkened. # B4844. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jordan, Terry.   GERMAN SEED IN TEXAS SOIL: IMMIGRANT FARMERS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1985. Reprint. 237 pages. Paperback. 0292727070 0-292-72707-0. Well-researched and highly acclaimed history of German immigrant farmers in Texas. B/w photos, tables, maps, indexed, and an extensive bibliography.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight,no wear, but edges lightly foxed. No owner marks. # E1708. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jordan, Terry G.   TEXAS LOG BUILDINGS: A FOLK ARCHITECTURE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1982. Reprint. 230 pages. Paperback. 0292780516 0-292-78051-6. Binding firm. PON, a small bump at top of spine.
VG/Wraps. # B2931. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Joseph, Donald (Translator), & Fannie Ra.   THE STORY OF CHAMP D'ASILE AS TOLD BY TWO OF THE COLONISTS  
Dallas: Book Club of Texas, 1937. Limited ed. 182 pages. Hardcover. 0811476960 0-8114-7696-0. Story of ill-fated group of French Napoleonic refugees who landed at Galveston in 1818 and attempted to build a colony on the Trinity River. Repulsed by Spanish, they were rescued by Lafitte and taken to New Orleans. B/w illustrations, 1st edition, Limited to 300 copies. BTB 85-B.
VG/No Jacket. Near Fine in VG+ green cloth slipcase with a few small lightened spots. A nice, unread copy, as pages are still uncut & unopened. # B8540. $120.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Junior High History Students, .   COMANCHE COUNTRY VOLUME 2: REFLECTIONS OF OUR HERITAGE  
Arlington, Texas: TX Bur Economic Understa,. 1st ed. 83 pages. Paperback. This was a special project during the 1982-83 school term by Junior High history students at Comanche, Texas under the direction of Stewart Caffey. History of the area and bios of early residents.
New/Wraps. New old stock. Contains many b/w photos. # B2807. $18.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Justman, Dorothy E.   GERMAN COLONISTS AND THEIR DECENDANTS IN HOUSTON: INCLUDING USENER AND ALLIED FAMILIES  
Quanah, TX: Nortex Press, 1974. 1st ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. A fine work on the history of German immigration to Houston, with emphasis on the Usener Family. Many photos, index.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. Signed by author. New old stock. # A0882. $52.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jutson, Mary Carolyn Hollers.   ALFRED GILES: AN ENGLISH ARCHITECT IN TEXAS AND MEXICO  
San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 1977. 1st ed. 178 pages. Hardcover. 0911536426 0-911536-42-6. A fine documentary of the life and work of Alfred Giles, whose works are found in San Antonio, Kerrville, Fredericksburg and Mexico. Giles lived and worked in Texas from 1873 to 1920 and produced such works as the Charles Schriener Store in Kerrville, the Albert Maverick residence in San Antonio and numerous courthouses including Gillespie, Kimball, Wilson, Guadalupe, Kerr, Bexar & El Paso. B/w images.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Dust spotting on top edge, else a sharp copy without names or marks. # B4425. $92.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kahn, Louis I., & Ann Mohler (ed.).   LOUIS I. KAHN: TALKS WITH STUDENTS, ARCHITECTURE AT RICE # 26  
Houston: Architure at Rice, 1969. 1st ed. 68 pages. Paperback. Talks given to students at Rice University in Houston by the noted architect. Edited by Ann Mohler & Peter C. Papademetriou. This is the 1969 1st, in black & gray covers with circular cameo cut our of front cover showing Kahn.
VG/Wraps. Spine and edges have a few nicks and light foxing on page edges. Uncommon in the original issue. # E0446. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kattes, David H.   INSECTS OF TEXAS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2009. 1st ed. 215 pages. Paperback. 1603440828 1-60344-082-8. Helps sort out the millions of insect species, and classify the bugs you find. Flexible cover with french flaps.
Fine/Wraps. Has publisher stamp. # E2143. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kayser, Tom, & David King.   BASEBALL IN THE LONE STAR STATE: TEXAS LEAGUE'S GREATEST HITS  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 2005. 1st ed. 239 pages. Paperback. 1595340130 1-59534-013-0. History of the League and biographies of many players.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease, but a diagonal one top front # B1881. $5.95     Inquire Now  
Kearby, Mike, & Mack White.   TEXAS TALES ILLUSTRATED  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2011. 32 pages. Paperback. 0875654398 0-87565-439-8. Illustrated story of the Texas Revolution,with timeline, text of Treaties of Velasco, maps, bibliography, and revolution word search puzzle. Stapled shiny soft cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0696. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelley, editor, Dayton.   TEXANA VOL IX, NO. 2 1971  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1971. 1st ed. 177 pages. Paperback. Main essay The Shadow and the Glory, about the Neill family. Second essay The Spanish Borderlands of Texas and Chihuahua. Also story about John Wesley Carhart. Letters, book notes and reviews.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B7043. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelly, editor, John E. (Jack).   TEXAS FREEMASON VOLUME II, NUMBER 9, AUGUST, 1964  
Austin: Grand Lodge of Texas, 1964. 1st ed. 28 pages. Paperback. Essays, lists of Deputy Grand Masters and standing committees. B/w photos. Stapled pamphlet.
VG/Wraps. No name or marks. # B9062. $7.00   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  
Kelton, Elmer.   THE MAN WHO RODE MIDNIGHT  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1990. Reprint. 268 pages. Paperback. 0875650481 0-87565-048-1. With an introduction by the author and afterword by Kenneth W. Davis, this is Number Fourteen in The Texas Tradition Series.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0564. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelton, Elmer.   SLAUGHTER  
New York: Doubleday, 1992. 1st ed. 369 pages. Hardcover. 0385248946 0-385-24894-6. Collision of lifeways of Indian and white men on the Llano Estacado.
VG/VG. Clean, firm. Sharp corners. Previous owner monogram embossed on FEP and half-title. Bright Dj has wear at tips. # B7281. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelton, Elmer.   THE SMILING COUNTRY  
New York: Forge, 1998. 1st ed. 255 pages. Hardcover. 031286471X 0-312-86471-X. A sequel to The Good Old Boys, but also a stand alone novel featuring Hewey Calloway.
Good+/Good+. Binding firm. owner name embossed on FEP. Dustjacket scuffed on edges, especially foot of spine. # B8673. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelton, Elmer.   THE WOLF AND THE BUFFALO  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1986. Reprint. 424 pages. Paperback. 0875650597 0-87565-059-7. Story of the Black Buffalo Soldiers and the Indians they fought on the Texas frontier. Black soldiers took the land from the Indians so white settlers could have it.
Near Fine/Wraps. As new with publisher mark on front endpaper. # E1325. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kemp, Louis Wiltz.   THE SIGNERS OF THE TEXAS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE  
Salado: Anson Jones, 1959. Reprint. 398 pages. Hardcover. The 1959 reprint of the 1944 original. States 1/500 limited edition, but is not numbered. Biographical sketches of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. BTB 115-A.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine copy in red cloth with green spine & gilt spine label. # A0198. $275.00   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  
King, Edward.   TEXAS 1874: AN EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF CONDITIONS IN POST-RECONSTRUCTION TEXAS  
Houston: Cordovan Press, 1974. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. Reprint of the account of Texas portion of King's and his artist's travels across the former slave states of the south in 1874. Edited by Robert S. Gray with an intro by Joe B. Frantz. Lovely b/w engravings throughout by J. Wells Champney.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E0411. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
King, Larry L.   THE WHOREHOUSE PAPERS  
New York: Viking Press, 1982. Reprint. 283 pages. Hardcover. 0670159190 0-670-15919-0. How to turn an idea into a Broadway play in about a thousand hard lessons, all done by one of Texas' master writers. Second printing June 1982.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B7941. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
King, Frank M.   WRANGLIN' THE PAST  
Pasadena, CA: Trail's End Publishing Co., 19. Revised ed. 284 pages. Hardcover. Classic of the old Southwest. Autobiography of man who rode the range for half a century beginning in 1875. First revised edition, after the privately published limited edition of 1935. Red cloth-covered boards with dull gilt titles on front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight binding, no name or marks. Square corners, edges foxed. Faint condensation ring on front from carelessly placed glass. # E1797. $30.00   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  
Kirkpatrick, Linda.   CONFLICT IN THE FRIO CANYON: THE INCIDENT AT THE MCLAURIN RANCH  
Leakey, Texas: Frontier Books, 2007. 1st ed. 36 pages. Paperback. Volume 1, no. 1 in 'Somewhere in the West' series of chapbooks, dedicated to the history of the West. Bibliography and two poems compliment the story.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, small number 5 inked inside front cover. # E1181. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kirkpatrick, et al, Wm. J.   KING'S PRAISES: FOR USE IN ALL GOSPEL SERVICES (GALVESTON EDITION)  
Fairbury, IL: Praise Publishing, 1907. 136 pages. Hardcover. Book of hymns with thirteen pages of business advertisements for 51 concerns in the city of Galveston. Two booksellers, two combination undertakers/livery stables, milliners, grocers, pharmacists, plumbers, and clothiers and other turn-of-the-century businesses are included in the advertisers. Red cloth-covered boards with black title on front. An uncommon Galveston item.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, no name or marks. Outer covers have some waterspotting not affecting interior. # E0461. $75.00   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  
Koock, Mary Faulk.   CUISINE OF THE AMERICAS  
Austin: Cookbook Assoc. / Encino, 1967. 232 pages. Hardcover. This is not just another book of recipes, but also an account of some of the most delightful entertaining in this hemisphere. The Official cookbook of the 1968 World's Fair, in English & Spanish.
Fine/VG. Dj a bit rubbed, else Near Fine. Color & b/w photos. # A2408. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kotz, Nick.   THE HARNESS MAKER'S DREAM: NATHAN KALLISON AND THE RISE OF SOUTH TEXAS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2013. 337 pages. Hardcover. 087565567X 0-87565-567-X. History comes alive in the story Kotz has written of his immigrant grandfather, who became an eminent business man and rancher in San Antonio and Bexar county.
Good+/Good+. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper. Top edge of front board has a bruise, which also effects the dustjacket. # E0774. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kramer, Jane.   THE LAST COWBOY  
New York: Harper & Row, 1977. 1st ed. 148 pages. Hardcover. 0060124547 0-06-012454-7.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4878. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Krane (editor), Gene.   HERITAGE, WINTER 1998, VOLUME 16 NUMBER 1 (TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION)  
Austin: TX Historical Foundation, 1998. 1st ed. 30 pages. Paperback. Articles in this issue feature cotton gins and historic textiles.
Fine/Wraps. # B2808. $7.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
La Marque Junior High School, .   MUSTANG 1967 YEARBOOK, LA MARQUE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (TEXAS)  
La Marque, Texas: La Marque Jr. High, 1967. 1st ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. Inscribed throughout by friends of the owner. 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. Color frontis photo. Metalic blue cover with white title and mustang illustration.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, cover has minor scuff. # B9892. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lack, Paul D.   THE TEXAS REVOLUTIONARY EXPERIENCE: A POLITICAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY 1835-1836  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1999. Reprint. 332 pages. Paperback. 0890967210 0-89096-721-0. Discusses the complex relationships of the inhabitants of Texas, and reveals the social and political adjustments required to free Texas from Mexico. Tables, maps, notes, index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Near Fine. # E0680. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lacy, Robert M.   CHROMASCOPE 1936 YEARBOOK OF AUSTIN COLLEGE SHERMAN, TEXAS  
Sherman, Texas: Austin College, 1936. 1st ed. Hardcover. Red cover with gilt title and kangaroo decoration. Friend greetings scattered throughout.
VG/No Jacket. Binding firm, spine ends and corners scuffed. # B9895. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lale, Cissy Stewart, & Sweetie Ladd.   SWEETIE LADD'S HISTORIC FORT WORTH  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1999. 75 pages. Hardcover. 0875651968 0-87565-196-8. Contains twenty-eight paintings from Ladd's Landmark Series and the ten paintings of her Cries of Fort Worth Series. Sweetie Ladd painted in the folk-art style to preserve Fort Worth history and document her own memories. Her depictions of buildings and events are historically accurate. Grey cloth-covered boards with pale orange titles on front and spine. Our copies lack the dustjacket.
VG/No Jacket. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. Lacks dustjacket. # E0677. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Landrey, Wanda A.   BOARDIN' IN THE THICKET: REMINISCENCES AND RECIPES OF EARLY BIG THICKET BOARDING HOUSES  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 1990. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0929398076 0-929398-07-6. Foreword by Francis Edward Abernethy. Stories and recipes from the old East Texas hotels and boarding houses.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9182. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lane, Walter P.   ADVENTURES AND RECOLLECTIONS OF GENERAL WALTER P. LANE: A SAN JACINTO VETERAN, CONTAINING SKETCHES OF THE TEXAN, MEXICAN & LATE WARS  
Marshall, TX: News Messenger Pub Co., 1928. Reprint. 180 pages. Hardcover. Title continues: 'With several Indian fights thrown in.' The 1928 hardcover reprint of the scarce 1887 paperback edition, with additional biographical & historical info on Lane provided by his niece. Jenkins states the best edition, and he would later reprint this version himself. Jenkins states: "One of the best military memoirs, also a prime source on the period from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War." Bound in olive cloth, no text on spine. BTB 119-A.
VG/No Jacket. A very nice copy. Just a hint of rubbing, else Near Fine. # E0493. $120.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lane, Walter Paye, & Jimmy L. Bryan (ed..   ADVENTURES AND RECOLLECTIONS OF GENERAL WALTER P. LANE  
Dallas: DeGolyer / SMU, 2000. Limited ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. Title continues: A San Jacinto Veteran, Containing Sketches of the Texian, Mexican, and Late Wars, with Several Indian Fights Thrown In. Larger format (7.25 x 10.25 inches) than other editions, with endnotes, bibliography, and index. Edited by Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr. Published for the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies in an edition limited to 500 copies. BTB-119. Gray cloth-covered boards with bright silver title on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E0503. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lanham, H. Fritz.   RECOLLECTIONS OF MY LIFE  
Baytown, TX: H. Fritz Lanham, 2006. 1st ed. 265 pages. Hardcover. Autobiography of Texas farmboy, who after leaving the military in 1950, went into city government. He was City manager of several Texas cities including Lubbock with majority of his years in Baytown. B/w photos. Nicely done, and quite uncommon.
Fine/No Jacket. # B8684. $65.00   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  
Lardas, Mark.   BATTLESHIP TEXAS (IMAGES OF AMERICA) SIGNED  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2016. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1467123935 1467123935. Well-written photohistory of the dreadnought-class Battleship Texas, constructed between 1911 to 1913, and which served in both World War I & II. The 573 foot-long ship with her 14-inch main guns are now a floating museum near the San Jacinto Monument, on the east side of Houston. B/w images throughout.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 35553. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   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.   TEXAS SHIPWRECKS (IMAGES OF AMERICA)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2016. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1467116173 1467116173. Filled with b/w photos, drawings, and maps, this book tells the near five hundred year history of ships coming to grief on and near the Texas coast. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
New/Wraps. New book. # 34957. $19.35   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Latham, Francis S., & Gerald Pierce, edi.   TRAVELS IN THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 1842  
Austin: Encino Press, 1971. 1st ed. 49 pages. Hardcover. Edited by Gerald S. Pierce as Volume II of Narratives of the American West. Originally Latham's running account of his travels in Texas, and printed in his newspaper in Tennessee, printed in this book form for the first time. Endpaper map of the trip drawn by Barbara Whitehead. This copy is signed by the editor on the blank leaf preceeding the half-title page. B/w illustrations.
New/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9032. $44.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
LaVergne, Tommy, & Joyce Pounds Hardy.   ROADS TO FORGOTTEN TEXAS  
Huntsville, TX: Texas Review Press, 2004. 1st ed. 185 pages. Paperback. 1881515710 1-881515-71-0. A tribute to Texas, its history and its heritage through the photographs of Tommy LaVergne and poems of Joyce Pounds Hardy.
New/Wraps. A new book, first edition from archived stock. # 25926. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Law, Janice.   SEX APPEALED: WAS THE U.S. SUPREME COURT FOOLEDĘ (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  
Lay, Bennett.   THE LIVES OF ELLIS P. BEAN (SIGNED)  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1960. 1st ed. 227 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Bean, his capture by Mexicans while on Nolan's Expedition and his subsequent dual life as Mexican and Texan. SIGNED on the half-tile page by Bennett Lay
Fine/VG. New old stock. Dustjacket spine sunfaded, else Near Fine. # A3435. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lazzari, Mary Clifford.   MARY CLIFFORD LAZZARI PAINTS VICTORIAN GALVESTON  
Houston: Oleander Enterprises, 1975. 111 pages. Hardcover. A collection of 50 color plates and drawings of the artist's work featuring Victorian Galveston architecture. Signed by the artist on the FEP.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. White dustjacket has a bit of foxing. # A0416. $45.00   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  
Le May, Alan.   THE SEARCHERS  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. Nice copy of LeMay's best novel, later made into a movie by John Ford, starring John Wayne. Clash of cultures as the White Man invades Comanche Territory on the Texas Frontier. Bound in rusty red cloth with black spine.
VG/Good+. First Edition stated, with H-D letter code. Dustjacket with $3.00 price. Jacket spine a bit faded with tiny wear spots at spine ends and one corner. # A2714. $213.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lea, Tom.   THE BRAVE BULLS  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1949. 1st ed. 270 pages. Hardcover. Colorful jacket painting, frontis, and b/w illustrations throughout by the author. Dustjacket is not price-clipped.
Fine/Good+. Tight, unmarked, without wear. Edges, pages bright white and clean. Dustjacket has a few tiny edge-chips and some rubbing. # E0402. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lea, Tom.   THE WONDERFUL COUNTRY  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1952. Reprint. 387 pages. Hardcover. Written & illus. by Lea, a novel of the southwest and Mexico.
Good+/No Jacket. # A1080. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Lee, James ward.   NEW TEXAS 93: POETRY & FICTION  
Denton: Center for Texas Studies, 1993. 1st ed. 238 pages. Paperback. Includes the fiction and poetry winners named at the Fall Literary Festival, October, 1993 in Fort Worth.
Near Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. No wear, but spine faded. # E0475. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lee, James Ward.   TEXAS MY TEXAS  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 1993. 1st ed. 102 pages. Paperback. 0929398548 0-929398-54-8. A collection of essays on the Texas experience, delivered with humor and wit.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives, still in shrinkwrap. # B9163. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leftwich, Bill.   BRACERO! LOS MACHOS DE MEXCIO EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS (IN SPANISH ONLY, 1957)  
Pecos, TX: Pecos Press, 1957. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. The uncommon Spanish-only edition preceeding the bilingual edition. West Texas author & artist Bill Leftwich salutes the Mexican immigrant workers enduring hardships to travel to the U.S. to help support their families back home. Bold b/w illustrations.
VG/Wraps. Light wear at corners. # E0428. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leftwich, Bill.   ' THAT'S MY RULING': JUDGE ROY BEAN, LAW WEST OF THE PECOS  
Pecos, TX: Pecos Press, 1959. Special ed. 24 pages. Paperback. Brief history of Judge Roy Bean and frontier justice. B/w photos and illustrations by the author. Special edition printed for Shrine Club in Pecos as a fund-raiser. List of club members in front and five page listing of local businesses in back. Edgar Guest poem about the Shriners.
VG/Wraps. Light browing to covers, browning on two pages from old clipping laid in at one time, but gone now. # E0437. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lehmann, V. W.   FORGOTTEN LEGIONS: SHEEP IN THE RIO GRANDE PLAIN OF TEXAS  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1969. 226 pages. Hardcover. 0874040221 0-87404-022-1. History of use of the land, and how that use impacts the ecology. B/w photos and maps, frontispiece by Jose Cisneros, typography & design by Carl Hertzog. Cream canvas covered boards with brown sheep drawing on front and brown title on spine. Top edge dyed green. Extensive bibliography, tables, W.W. Meek letters, and index.
Fine/VG. Tight, no wear, no name or marks. Dustjacket with wrap-around scene`has 3/8" mended tear at top edge. # E1707. $37.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leiker, James N.   RACIAL BORDERS: BLACK SOLDIERS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2002. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 1585441589 1-58544-158-9. Provides an account of the shifting loyalties of race and nationalism along the Rio Grande over a fifty-year span. Bibliography, index.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design / production copy' stamped on top edge. # E0643. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leonard, compiler, W.A.   HOUSTON CITY DIRECTORY FOR 1866 (FACSIMILE)  
Houston: Gray, Strickland & Co., 1966. Reprint. 190 pages. Paperback. Mid 1960s reproduction of historic Houston city directory. 190 pages, including 66 pages of period advertisments. This facsimile produced by R.L. Polk & Company of Dallas. No title on spine.
VG/Wraps. Very tight, only mark is name stamped on front cover. # E0434. $55.00   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  
Lewis, Carroll A.   FORT ANAHUAC: BIRTHPLACE OF THE TEXAS REVOLUTION (TEXIANA VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1)  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1969. Reprint. 12 pages. Paperback. Texian Press separate reprint of Lewis' artilce from TEXANA, Vol. VI - No. 1, 1968 Historical Quarterly. This essay tells for the first time, the full story of Fort Anahuac and its important role in spawning the revolution in Texas. B/w photo, maps. Stapled pamphlet.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B3658. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Liberace, .   PLAYBILL FOR THE LIBERACE SHOW '74: JONES HALL HOUSTON SPONSORED BY FOLEY'S  
Houston: Jones Hall, 1974. 18 pages. Paperback. Playbill for the event at Jones Hall in Houston, featuring Liberace and his touring company. Pamphlet is filled with vintage ads for places and things to buy in Houston.
Fine/Wraps. # B9599. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Library Staff, .   PRINTED CATALOG OF THE TEXAS ENGINEERS LIBRARY  
College Station: State Board Engineers, 1948. 1st ed. 245 pages. Paperback. The library was established and organized for registered professional engineers by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, and placed on the campus of A. & M. College.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Card covers and edges age darkened. # B6906. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Light, Patsy Pittman.   CAPTURING NATURE: THE CEMENT SCULPTURE OF DIONICIO RODRIGUEZ  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 135 pages. Paperback. 1623492483 1-62349-248-3. Color and b/w photos and desriptions of Rodriquez's trabajo rustico in San Antonio, Houston, and cities in eight other states. Soft cover with french-flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp. Slight wrinkle at spine top. # E2097. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lincecum, Jerry Bryan, & Edward Hake Phi.   ADVENTURES OF A FRONTIER NATURALIST: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DR. GIDEON LINCECUM  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1994. Reprint. 321 pages. Paperback. 0890966036 0-89096-603-6. Biography of naturalist, medical doctor, early Texas settler, edited by his descendent and Phillips. Foreword by A.C. Greene.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1163. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Linn, John J.   REMINISCENCES OF FIFTY YEARS IN TEXAS  
Austin: State House Press, 1986. Reprint. 397 pages. Hardcover. 0938349007 0-938349-00-7. First printing of the State House facsimile reprint of Linn's 1883 memoir. Linn was an Irish immingrant to Texas in 1829 and was an eyewitness to early Texas & the revolution. Added index. BTB-127.
New/New. New copies. # B4881. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lipartito, Kenneth J., & Joseph A. Pratt.   BAKER & BOTTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOUSTON  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1991. 1st ed. 253 pages. Hardcover. 0292707827 0-292-70782-7. Chronicles the 150-year history of Baker & Botts, with emphasis on their role in the economic development of Houston. Index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no owner name or marks. # E1765. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
LLoyd, Lela Latch.   CISCO: CRADLE OF HILTON'S EMPIRE  
Cisco, Texas: LLoyd, 1986. 1st ed. 100 pages. Hardcover. Details the purchase of Conrad Hilton's first hotel and the beginning of his empire.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4076. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lloyd, Everett.   LAW WEST OF THE PECOS: THE STORY OF ROY BEAN  
San Antonio: University Press, 1931. 168 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Roy Bean, and his style of justice in West Texas. B/w photos. 3rd printing of the 1st edition.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, corners sharp, unmarked. Top edge foxed. Spine cloth a bit faded. # A0224. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Loan (editor), Raymond W.   BOVINE RESPIRATORY DISEASE: A SYMPOSIUM  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1984. 1st ed. 520 pages. Hardcover. 0890961875 0-89096-187-5. Proceedings of North American Symposium on Bovine Respiratory Disease held in September, 1983 at Amarillo, Texas.
Near Fine/VG. Has publisher's 'design / production copy' stamped on page edge and small stamp on endpaper. # E0686. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lofton, editor, Wanda.   JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK 1948: BEAUVOIR VOL. XXI HOUSTON  
Houston: Jeff Davis High School, 1948. 1st ed. Hardcover. Grey cloth-covered boards with silver title and panther on front. B/w photos, great many autographs, greetings, and inscriptions.
VG/No Jacket. Binding and pages tight. Corners and spine tips scuffed. # B9610. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lomax, John.   TEXAS CENTENNIAL SONG BOOK: SESQUICENTENNIAL EDITION  
Marfa: Sesquicentennial Comm., 1986. Reprint. 34 pages. Paperback. Facsimile of the 1936 edition titled SONGS TEXAS SINGS. This one published by Sesquicentennial Committee of Marfa/Presidio County to mark 150 year anniversary of the Texas Revolution. Stapled pamphlet.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E0406. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Long, Walter Ewing.   STEPHEN F. AUSTIN'S LEGACIES  
Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1970. 1st ed. 87 pages. Hardcover. 0811477169 0-8114-7716-9. Grey cloth with silver decoration and title in a black slipcase. B/w photos and drawings.
New/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # B7405. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Looscan, Adele B.   BEGINNINGS OF HOUSTON: AN EXTRACT FROM 'HARRIS COUNTY 1822-1845'  
Houston: Union National Bank, 1937. Reprint. 31 pages. Paperback. An extract (about 40 percent) taken from the author's earlier work on Harris County. History of the founding of Houston by the Allen brothers followwoing the razing of Harrisburg by Santa Anna, its growth as a port and center of commerce, the coming of railroads and more.
VG/Wraps. Light foxing to endpapers, else a nice, unmarked copy. # B7318. $24.50   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  
Lowery, editor, Jack.   TEXAS HIGHWAYS 1994 VOL. 41, NO. 1 TO NO. 12  
Austin: Tex Dept. Transportation, 1994. Limited ed. 720 pages. Hardcover. Hardbound book containing all twelve issues for 1994. Published as such by TexDOT.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, no marks, lower corners bumped. # B1421. $10.75     Inquire Now  
Lowman, Al.   PETER MANSBENDEL: A SWISS WOODCARVER IN TEXAS  
San Antonio: Institute Texan Cultures, 1977. 1st ed. 50 pages. Hardcover. A catalogue of the artist's work ranging from the doors of the restored Governor's Palace in San Antonio, through all kinds of architectural parts to carving boards, mirrors & chess sets.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Foxing to front endpaper, else Fine. # A4050. $78.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lowman, Al.   PRINTER AT THE PASS: THE WORK OF CARL HERTZOG  
Austin: Inst. Texan Cultures, 1972. 1st ed. 123 pages. Hardcover. A thorough study of the works of master printer Carl Hertzog with an essay by William R. Holman. B/w illustrations, indexed. BTB 129.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A0525. $37.00   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  
Lozo, Frank (editor), & Bob F. Perkins.   THE WOODBINE AND ADJACENT STRATA OF THE WACO AREA OF CENTRAL TEXAS: A SYMPOSIUM, FONDEREN SCIENCE SERIES, NUMBER 4  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1951. 156 pages. Paperback. A collection of nine papers submitted for the symposium. Covers both shallow geology and structure of Belton Dam and reservoir, and deeper formations in oil production including the Eagle Ford Shale, South Bosque, Maness Comanche Shale and other formations in the Woodbine in Southeast Texas. B/w plates, lots of fold-out maps, sections, core boring diagrams and data from the Corps of Engineers. Good descriptions of sediments and fossils from various strata.
Good+/Wraps. Owner names on fron in black marker. Some foxing along edges and scattered in text. # B9414. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ludtke, Lawrence.   LUDTKE: SCULPTOR  
Houston: Lawrence Ludtke, 1986. 12 pages. Paperback. Brochure showing works of the noted sculptor in b/w photos. Biographical notes. Enclosed is Ludtke's 2007 obituary from Houston Chronicle.
Near Fine/Wraps. Firm stapled format, couple of stress bends on cover. # E1317. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lynch, Peggy Z., & Edmund C. Lynch.   A BOOK OF THE YEAR 1983  
Dallas: Poetry Society of Texas, 1983. 146 pages. Paperback. Reporting on work accomplished in 1982 by members of the society, and poems of award winners in that year. Blue card covers.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy with penciled cataloging on last page and red withdrawn stamp on top edge. # B9437. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
M.K.T. Railroad, .   M.K.T. MISSOURI, KANSAS & TEXAS LINES TIME TABLES 1945 #127  
St. Louis: M.K.T. Railroad Company, 1945. 23 pages. Paperback. The Katy Lines tables No. 127 corrected to February 4, 1945. Centerfold map of the U.S. showing all routes. Stapled booklet.
VG/Wraps. Cover partially separated along spine fold. # B9082. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macon, N. Don.   CLARK AND THE ANDERSON: A PERSONAL PROFILE  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1976. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Lee Clark and history of M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research in Houston. B/w photos.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # B9885. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macon, N. Don.   MR. JOHN H. FREEMAN AND FRIENDS: A STORY OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER AND HOW IT BEGAN  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. 67 pages. Hardcover. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos. Brown cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, very light foxing on edges. # E1962. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macon, N. Don.   MR. JOHN H. FREEMAN AND FRIENDS: A STORY OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER AND HOW IT BEGAN  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. 67 pages. Paperback. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, very light foxing on edges and endpapers. # E2098. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macon, N. Don.   MR. JOHN H. FREEMAN AND FRIENDS: A STORY OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER AND HOW IT BEGAN (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  
Madigan, Tim.   SEE NO EVIL: BLIND DEVOTION AND BLOODSHED IN DAVID KORESH'S HOLY WAR  
Fort Worth: Summit Group, 1993. 1st ed. 300 pages. Paperback. 1565300637 1-56530-063-7. Stand-off and violent end of the Branch Davidians' struggle at Waco with agents of the Federal government.
New/Wraps. New copies. # E0216. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Madlem, Wilma.   SAN JOSE MISSION: ITS LEGENDS, LORE AND HISTORY  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1934. 1st ed. 22 pages. Paperback. Story of 'The Queen of Missions'. Four b/w photo pages. Stapled pamphlet.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, no wear, but has owner name on front. # B8399. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Main, Mildred Miles.   FOOTPRINTS  
Austin: Steck Co., 1957. 1st ed. 227 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with b/w drawings by Elizabeth Rice. Very clean and tight. Spine tips barely softened, but board corners are sharp as new. PON. Dj is clipped, but shows price of $2.25. Bright Dj is lightly worn at tips with short closed tear at spine top.
Near Fine/Good+. Biographical sketches of 25 leaders of US and Southern history. # B2559. $12.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Malina, Jr., editor, Joseph F.   PREPRINTS: FOURTH INDUSTRIAL WATER AND WASTE CONFERENCE: TEXAS WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ASSOCIATION  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1964. 1st ed. Paperback. Papers to be presented at the Fourth Industrial Water and Waste Conference of the Texas Water Pollution Control Association at the University of Texas in Austin January 23-24, 1964. Illustrated with drawings, photos, and maps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked save for phone number inked small on the title page. # B7593. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Malone, Ann Uloth.   AROUND LA PORTE (IMAGES OF AMERICA)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2011. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 0738584908 0-7385-8490-8. Photo history of La Porte on Galveston Bay.
New/Wraps. New book. # 30990. $19.99   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  
Malone, Ann Uloth, & Dan Becker.   OLD SYLVAN BEACH AND THE PAVILIONS: IMAGES OF AMERICA  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2014. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1467132071 1467132071. A fun look back at La Porte's historic Sylvan Beach, a retreat for many Houstonians in the early 1900s and site for bathing beauty contests, amusement parks and fishing piers. Over 200 vintage b/w photos.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 34126. $19.79   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Malsch, Brownson.   INDIANOLA: THE MOTHER OF WESTERN TEXAS  
Austin: State House Press, 1988. Revised ed. 351 pages. Hardcover. 0938349260 0-938349-26-0. The history of one of Texas' most important ports of entry from 1844 to 1866, when the town was destroyed by a savage hurricane. Map endpapers. Pictorial dustjacket. Revised edition.
VG/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Sharp corners. Very slightly cocked. Several mended short tears on dustjacket edges. # E2112. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Manuel, Herschel T.   SPANISH SPEAKING CHILDREN OF THE SOUTHWEST THEIR EDUCATION AND THE PUBLIC WELFARE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1965. 222 pages. Paperback. Examination of problems facing schools with non English speaking students.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # A3153. $2.00     Inquire Now  
Marcus, Stanley.   MINDING THE STORE - A MEMOIR  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1974. 1st ed. 383 pages. Hardcover. 0316546232 0-316-54623-2. Story of Nieman-Marcus in Stanley Marcus' own words. 1st printing.
VG/Good+. Previous owner name. DJ has small nicks along edges. # B2632. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marcus, Stanley.   MINDING THE STORE: A MEMOIR (SIGNED)  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1974. Reprint. 383 pages. Hardcover. 0316546232 0-316-54623-2. Story of Nieman-Marcus in Stanley Marcus' own words. 4th printing, boldly SIGNED by Stanley Marcus on the front free endpaper.
Fine/Good. Previous owner name. DJ edgeworn with tears along spine. # B2630. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Maril, Robert Lee.   TEXAS SHRIMPERS: COMMUNITY, CAPITALISM, AND THE SEA  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1983. 1st ed. 222 pages. Hardcover. 0890961476 0-89096-147-6. Tells how the shrimpers live and work, and how they are percieved by the surrounding community.
VG/VG. Tight, no name or writing. No wear on book, has a sticker ghost inside front board and remainder mark on bottom edge. Dustjacket has water mark on both lower corners, small tear at spine foot. # B8198. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martin, Howard N.   FOLKTALES OF THE ALABAMA-COUSHATTA INDIANS  
no place: Martin, 1946. 1st ed. 75 pages. Paperback. Martin started collecting these stories in 1935 from the oldest men and women in the tribes in order to preserve them.
VG/Wraps. Clean, solid, unmarked. No wear, but a little age darkened, with 1/4 inch stain on back cover. # B4550. $20.50   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 B.   TEXAS PLAYS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1990. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0870743007 0-87074-300-7. Eleven works by nine distinguished Texas playrights.
New/New. New old stock from our archives, still in shrinkwrap. # 01163. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martinello, Marian L.   THE SEARCH FOR A CHILI QUEEN ON THE FRINGES OF A REBOZO  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2009. Reprint. 145 pages. Paperback. 0875653863 0-87565-386-3. Story of the women who served food at Military Plaza in San Antonio in the late nineteenth-century. Much historical research and period photos to place the subject in cultural perspective. Lots of San Antonio history.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0653. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mason, Herbert Molloy.   THE TEXAS RANGERS  
New York: Meredith Press, 1967. 1st ed. 171 pages. Hardcover. Another history of the Texas Rangers and their exploits against Indians, Mexicans, outlaws & others into modern times.
VG/VG. Tight, no wear, no marks. Foxed on edges, endpapers, and on the dustjacket. # A0660. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Massey, Sara R.   TEXAS WOMEN ON THE CATTLE TRAILS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2006. 1st ed. 326 pages. Hardcover. 1585445436 1-58544-543-6. The stories of sixteen women who drove cattle up the trail from Texas during the last half of the nineteenth century.
New/Fine. Unsold first edition from our archives. # B8695. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Matagorda County Genealogical, Society.   CEDARVALE CEMETERY, BAY CITY TEXAS  
Bay City, Texas: Lyle Printing, 1994. 1st ed. 274 pages. Hardcover. Military list, index. History of Bay City Cemetery Association with folding Survey Plat map of the cemetery. A 1994 Bay City Centennial project. Blue cloth-covered boards with silver titles on front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. No sign of use or handling. # E0536. $65.00   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  
Maxey, Samuel Bell.   MAXEY'S TEXAS  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1965. 135 pages. Hardcover. A reprint in book form of Maxey's article which appeared in Harper's Magazine in September 1893. Numerous sketches. Dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front and spine. Pastel green dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. Tight, without marks, light foxing on edges. Slightest scuffing on spine ends. Dustjacket without wear. From our archives. # A0836. $90.00   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  
McAlister, Wayne H.   LIFE ON MATAGORDA ISLAND  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 244 pages. Hardcover. 1585443379 1-58544-337-9. Naturalist couple live on the island and observe the flora and fauna. Illustrated by Martha K. McAlister. Number Five: Gulf Coast Studies, sponsored by Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi.
New/New. A new copy, now out-of-print in hardcover. # E0707. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McAlister, Wayne H.   LIFE ON MATAGORDA ISLAND  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 244 pages. Hardcover. 1585443379 1-58544-337-9. Naturalist couple live on the island and observe the flora and fauna. B/w line illustrations by Martha K. McAlister. Number Five: Gulf Coast Studies, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Out of print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. Dustjacket is fine. # E1152. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McBee, Sue Brandt.   AUSTIN: THE PAST STILL PRESENT  
Austin: Austin Heritage Society, 1975. 1st ed. 129 pages. Hardcover. In this volume is presented a sampler of historically and architecturally important buildings to be found, still alive & well, in the Texas Capital City.
Fine/Fine. # A1822. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McBeth, Harry Leon.   TEXAS BAPTISTS: A SESQUICENTENNIAL HISTORY  
Dallas: Baptistway Press, 1998. 1st ed. 532 pages. Hardcover. 1571689125 1-57168-912-5. Begins with an interestingly written general history of Texas before the 1820s when the first Baptist preaching can be documented. The book goes on to describe the growth of the Church and the work of its members.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B7559. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCaleb, Walter F.   THE SANTA FE EXPEDITION  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1964. Reprint. 86 pages. Hardcover. Here is the real story of that famous ill-fated expedition which ended in disaster for all those involved. Many little-known facts are included in this book for young people. Red cloth-covered boards with illustration of men fording a river under an armed guard.
Near Fine/Good+. Dustjacket price-clipped, chipped at ends, edges, light foxing top edge pages. Book very tight, no marks, no wear. # B0556. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCampbell, Coleman.   SAGA OF A FRONTIER SEAPORT (CORPUS CHRISTI)  
Dallas: South-West Press, 1934. 1st ed. 167 pages. Hardcover. Early history of Corpus Christi, Texas, in the Coastal Bend along the Gulf of Mexico. Frontis portrait of Col. Kinney, founder. Index, map endpapers. Black cloth-covered boards with rose-colored titles on front and spine. Originals are a bit scarce.
Good/No Jacket. Solid binding, Owner stamped his initials 'L.H.M.' in several places, tape scars inside boards from removal of taped-on dustjacket. White paint on bottom edge of rear board, spine foot, and lower corner. # E1851. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCauley, James Emmit.   A STOVE-UP COWBOY'S STORY  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1965. Reprint. 76 pages. Hardcover. Introduction by John Lomax, afterword by Carl Hertzog, and drawings by Tom Lea. Part of the Range Life Series from SMU, this is a facsimile of the 1943 Texas Folklore Society edition.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Pale scattered foxing on textblock edge. Spine lightly tanned. From our archives. # E1957. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McConal, Jon.   BRIDGES OVER THE BRAZOS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2005. 286 pages. Paperback. 087565312X 0-87565-312-X. With maps and 14 b/w photos, memories of places along the river.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper and top edge, no indication of use. # E0699. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McConnell, Weston Joseph.   SOCIAL CLEAVAGES IN TEXAS: A STUDY OF THE PROPOSED DIVISION OF THE STATE  
New York: AMS Press, 1969. Reprint. 196 pages. Hardcover. Appears to have been checked out four times.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3807. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCracken, Karen Harden.   THE LIFE HISTORY OF A TEXAS BIRDWATCHER: CONNIE HAGAR  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. Revised ed. 299 pages. Paperback. 1585441643 1-58544-164-3. Expanded edition. Appendix, index, and index of bird names.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, without wear. Publisher stamp. # E2149. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McDaniel, Ruel.   ONE MORE SUNRISE  
Lavaca, TX: Historical Publishing, 1965. 165 pages. Hardcover. The story of E.M. Stevens & the Great Western Company, a small-loan company went on to fame & fortune. B/w photos. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Stevens.
Fine/No Jacket. # B2564. $16.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McDermott, editor, John Francis.   THE FRONTIER RE-EXAMINED  
Urbana: Univ. Illinois, 1967. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. Collection of thirteen papers which re-examine a wide range of events central to nineteenth century life. Much on the fur trade, western trails, myth and literature of the West. Sticker ghost on FEP.
Near Fine/Good+. Dj PC, foxed, not worn. Book crisp, tight, clean. No name or marks. # A1675. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McDonald, Archie P.   HURRAH FOR TEXAS - THE DIARY OF ALDOLPHUS STERNE 1838-1851  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1969. 269 pages. Hardcover. The detailed diary of Sterne, who settled in Nacogdoches and worked as a merchant and land agent. BTB 198. Dark blue with bright gilt titles on spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, sharp corners, scattered pencil underline and marginalia. Top edge and foredge have insect stains. # B9529. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McDonald, Archie P.   NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS: A PICTORIAL HISTORY  
Virginia Beach: Donning Company, 1996. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0898659752 0-89865-975-2. With photos selected by R.G. and Ouida Whitaker Dean. Bibliography and index.
Fine/Fine. # B8129. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McDonald, Archie P.   NOTABLE EAST TEXANS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1986. 1st ed. 204 pages. Hardcover. 089015564X 0-89015-564-X. Brief biographies of more than one hundred East Texans, representing outstanding leadership from early pioneer settlers to contemporary individuals.
Fine/Fine. Very lightly foxed top edge. A new book from our old stock. # A2442. $17.00     Inquire Now  
McDonald, Archie P.   NOTABLE EAST TEXANS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1986. 1st ed. 204 pages. Hardcover. 089015564X 0-89015-564-X. Brief biographies of more than one hundred East Texans, representing outstanding leadership from early pioneer settlers to contemporary individuals. B/w photos, indexed.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Very lightly foxed top edge. DJ has light shelfwear. # B8099. $14.00   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. A concise, readable history of the state. Indexed. B/w illustrations.
X-Lib VG/VG. Tight, crisp, no wear. Stamped "withdrawn" on top edge, presentation bookplate to library on FFEP. No other library marks. Dustjacket scuffed at spine ends. # B9884. $15.00   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  
Mcginnis, Edith B.   THE PROMISED LAND: CENTENNIAL EDITION FOR FRANK J. BROWN HERITAGE MUSEUM  
Friendswood, TX: Friendswood Historical, 199. Reprint. 168 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the life & adventures of J. Frank Brown, pioneer buffalo hunter, Indian fighter and founder of Friendswood, TX.
Fine/Fine. Centennial edition. # E1854. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McGuire, James Patrick.   JULIUS STOCKFLETH: GULF COAST MARINE AND LANDSCAPE PAINTER  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ./Rosenberg Libr., . 1st ed. 161 pages. Hardcover. 0911536671 0-911536-67-1. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Stockfleth in December 1976 at Rosenberg Library in Galveston. Includes biography and 68 paintings and drawings, six in color. There are depictions of Galveston before, during, and after the Great Hurricane of 1900, including the new seawall and several of the work of grade raising in the city. There are also ship pictures and bucolic scenes outside the city. Exhibiion flyer tipped-in.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. In clear acetate cover. # B5111. $130.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McIntyre, Mary, & Anne Cheney.   THE LEISURE GOURMET COOKBOOK  
Houston: McChen Swim, 1981. Reprint. 146 pages. Spiral Bound. 0918464439 0-918464-43-9. Quick and tasty recipes from private chef Mary McIntyre. B/w drawings by Anne Cheney. Indexed.
VG/Wraps. Cover a bit rubbed, else Near Fine. # B2132. $5.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McLane, H.H.   IRENE VIESCA: A TALE OF THE MAGEE EXPEDITION IN THE GAUCHIPIN WAR IN TEXAS, A.D. 1812-13  
San Antonio: San Antonio Printing Company, 1. 1st ed. 548 pages. Hardcover. Brown cloth-covered boards, blind-stamped decorations, dull gilt title on spine. Scattered b/w illustrations.
Good+/No Jacket. Internal hinges separated, first four pages loose. # E1792. $200.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McLean, Malcolm.   FINE TEXAS HORSES: THEIR PEDIGREES AND PERFORMANCE, 1830-1845 MONOGRAPH NO. 1  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1966. 1st ed. 154 pages. Paperback. This is the first monograph in a TCU series to be devoted to history and culture in Texas. Clips from notices and newspapers about events and horses. Information organized by town and city where the horses and owners lived. Bibliography and index.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B6920. $27.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McManus, Chris.   RIGHT HAND, LEFT HAND: THE ORIGINS OF ASYMMETRY IN BRAINS, BODIES, ATOMS AND CULTURES  
Cambridge: Harvard Univ., 2002. 1st Am. ed. 412 pages. Hardcover. 0674009533 0-674-00953-3.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8444. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McNutt, Walter Scott.   BENJAMIN H. EPPERSON AND THE HOUSE OF THE SEASONS HE BUILD IN TEXAS: A NOVEL THAT IS DIFFERENT, TRUE LOVE AND CONQUEST  
Jefferson, TX: Four States Publ. House, 1957. 1st ed. 170 pages. Paperback. A historical novel based on the life of Epperson, an important figure in the development of industry & railroads in early Texas, & builder of a villa in Jefferson now in the National Historical Register.
VG/Wraps. # B6917. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meador, Nancy, & Betty Harman.   THE MOON ROCK HEIST  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1988. 1st ed. 105 pages. Hardcover. 0890156670 0-89015-667-0. Kids catch thief who stole moon rock from display at their school. Top edge foxed.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj spine sunned. Never sold from old stock. # B4161. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
MECO (Maintenance Engineering), .   MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING CORPORATION (MECO) CATALOG NO. 5  
Houston: MECO, 1954. 401 pages. Hardcover. March 1954 catalog from Maintenance Engineering Corporation, Houston, of mechanical equipment for oil and gas. refinery, pipeline, steam, paper, and chemical plants. B/w illustrations, sectionals, schematics, tables, and charts.
VG/No Jacket. First two pages have small losses. No name or marks. Clean, straight and tight. # B9639. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meinig, D.W.   IMPERIAL TEXAS: AN INTERPRETIVE ESSAY IN CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1969. 1st ed. 145 pages. Hardcover. 0292783817 0-292-78381-7. Traces the development of the state, through the peoples and cultures which enfluenced the growth. Maps, b/w photos, sources, and index.
Near Fine/Fair. Tight book without wear or marks. Dustjacket is price-clipped, chipped at spine ends. Bits of silverfish nibbles through the color at folds. # E1868. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Melas, Roxylea.   REVIVAL AND OTHER SHORT STORIES  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1934. 1st ed. 245 pages. Hardcover. Eleven short stories show a resignation to the inevitable.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Dj has a little corner wear. # A7211. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Metz, Leon C.   DALLAS STOUDENMIRE: EL PASO MARSHALL  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1979. Reprint. 162 pages. Hardcover. 080611553X 0-8061-1553-X. Story of a lawless frontier town, far away from the civilized world, and the lawman who tamed it.
VG/VG. Book is tight, no wear, no marks. Edges foxed. 1" mended tear on back edge of Dj, o/w Vg # E1379. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Metz, Leon Claire.   JOHN SELMAN, GUNFIGHTER  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1980. 2nd ed. 254 pages. Hardcover. 0806115572 0-8061-1557-2. Biography of a man known in the Southwest as a rustler, robber & killer. In his later years he became deputy sheriff at El Paso, receiving more fame as the man who killed John Wesley Hardin. B/w photos of the period, extensive endnotes, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/VG. Book has no wear, no marks. Top edge has faint foxing. Dustjacket spine lightly faded and has some rubbing in the color, but no chips or tears. # E1385. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meusebach, John O.   ANSWER TO INTERROGATORIES IN CASE NO. 396, MARY C. PASCHAL ET AL VS THEODORE EVANS  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1964. Reprint. 32 pages. Paperback. Testimony by Meusebach in trial about land dispute at District Court of McCulloch County, Texas. November Term, 1893. This copy remains in mailing envelope from Pemberton to us, postage date April 4, 1964. Stapled pamphlet in gray card cover.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # E0450. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meyer, Bruce, & others.   HOUSTONIAN '71 VOL. 36, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON  
Houston: University of Houston, 1971. 1st ed. 463 pages. Hardcover. 1971 yearbook for the University of Houston. Artwork throughout reflects student unrest and rebellion of the time. Book is tight, no name or marks.
Good+/No Jacket. # B6441. $32.00   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  
Miller, George Oxford.   A FIELD GUIDE TO WILDLIFE IN TEXAS AND THE SOUTHWEST  
Austin: Texas Monthly, 1988. 1st ed. 260 pages. Hardcover. 0877191263 0-87719-126-3. How the critters live and where to find them, including the mysterious and elusive jackalope.
X-Lib VG/VG. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. No markings on the dustjacket, but the spine area is slightly faded. Errata sheet glued to front endpaper. # B9348. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Ray.   RAY MILLER'S HOUSTON: THE EARLY HISTORY 1836-1899, AN EXCERPT  
Houston: Savings America, 1982. Reprint. 44 pages. Paperback. Promotional item printed for financial institution, this is an excerpt from Ray Miller's Houston. B/w photos, maps and drawings. Stapled pamphlet.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8258. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Ray.   RAY MILLER'S TEXAS FORTS: A HISTORY AND GUIDE  
Houston: Cordovan Press, 1985. 1st ed. 223 pages. Paperback. 089123036X 0-89123-036-X. Story of the federal forts on the Texas frontier between 1845 and 1885. B/w photos, map, index.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear or reader crease. Owner name/address stamped on FFEP. # E1147. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Carlos Ledson.   STROKE: A NOVEL  
Victoria, TX: Redbud, 2004. 1st ed. 456 pages. Paperback. 0972029346 0-9720293-4-6. Novel about women and pool set in the Houston-Galveston Bay Area.
New/Wraps. New, never sold book. In our store and ready to ship...no wait. # B3026. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Sidney L.   TOMORROW IN WEST TEXAS: ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES ALONG THE TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1956. 1st ed. 643 pages. Hardcover. Study of agricultural, minining, transportation and other potential industry in West Texas. Indexed. Publisher's announcement laid in.
VG/No Jacket. # B5031. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mills, Betty J., & L.C. Ross.   AMANDA SERIES: (THREE VOLUMES) A JOURNAL OF FASHION HISTORY THROUGH PAPER DOLLS  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1984. Paperback. Amanda Goes West, Amanda's New Life, and Amanda's Home on the Range are included. Three volumes shrink-wrapped together by the publisher. Follows the life of young pioneer woman who came to Texas in 1838. Paper dolls with well-researched clothing of the period.
Fine/No Jacket. Shrink-wrap has split along lower edge, allowing some light foxing in that area of the cover of Book 1. # B9468. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mims, Sam.   TRAIL OF THE BOWIE KNIFE  
Homer, LA: Guardian-Journal, 1967. 64 pages. Paperback. True story of the origin of the Bowie Knife.
Fine/Wraps. No marks, no wear. From our archives. # E1961. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mirvish, Robert F.   TEXANA  
New York: william Sloane Assoc., 1954. 1st ed. 279 pages. Hardcover. Romance set in a fictionalized Texas City at the time of the ammoniun nitrate explosion which caused the 1947 disaster.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, light edgewear, bookplate, PON. No Dj. # B6883. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mod, Anna.   BUILDING MODERN HOUSTON (IMAGES OF AMERICA)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2011. 127 pages. Paperback. 0738585246 0-7385-8524-6. Photographic record of the modern buildings of Houston, many of them already gone and replaced by newer, bigger buildings.
New/Wraps. New book. # 30991. $19.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moneyhon, Carl H.   TEXAS AFTER THE CIVIL WAR: THE STRUGGLE OF RECONSTRUCTION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 237 pages. Hardcover. 1585443611 1-58544-361-1. Examines the character of violence in the state, as well as the social and economic forces thet shaped the response to Reconstruction.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's production/design copy on top edge, else like new. # E1041. $21.00   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  
Montgomery, F.C.   RECORDED MEMORIES  
Dallas: Mathes, Van Nort & Co, 1948. 1st ed. 101 pages. Hardcover. Poems out of old East Texas. Rosy-red cloth covered boards with gilt box and title on front. Dustjacket is rose-pink. Uncommon.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked, square corners. Dustjacket has chips and tears, and is darkened on spine. # B9196. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Mary Jane.   HEIR TO A PAIR OF BOOTS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1976. 1st ed. 113 pages. Hardcover. 0811106152 0-8111-0615-2. Authentically detailed story of life on a Texas ranch.
Near Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Small discoloration from binder's glue top edge. # B4270. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Stephen L.   SAVAGE FRONTIER, VOLUME III 1840-1841: RANGERS, RIFLEMEN, AND INDIAN WARS IN TEXAS  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2007. 1st ed. 448 pages. Hardcover. 1574412280 1-57441-228-0. Detailed life of the frontier fighter with muster rolls, casualty lists, and compilation of 1841 rangers and minutemen. Notes, bibliography, index.
New/New. New copies. # E0662. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Stephen L.   TAMING TEXAS: CAPTAIN WILLIAM T. SADLER'S LONE STAR SERVICE  
College Station: State House Press, 2000. 1st ed. 387 pages. Hardcover. 1880510685 1-880510-68-5. A leading pioneer of nineteenth-century Texas, farmer, fought at San Jacinto, Cordova Rebellion, battled Cherokees, in the Congress of the Republic and the State, and served in Terrell's Texas Cavalry in the Civil War.
New/New. New book in publisher's shrinkwrap. # 21075. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, John M. (Tex).   THE WEST  
Wichita Falls: Wichita Printing Co., 1935. 1st ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. Begins with the author's 19th-century boyhood, then tells about the cattle trails. Good bit concerning Billy the Kid and the Lincoln County War, and the Custer Indian fight. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front, no title on spine. A few b/w illustrations. SixGuns 1538; Herd 1569; Graff 2882; Rader 2436.
VG/No Jacket. Tight,clean, no owner name or marks. Spine ends and corners are rubbed. # B8400. $48.00   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  
Morehead, James C.   A WALKING TOUR OF RICE UNIVERSITY  
Houston: Rice University Studies, 1984. 84 pages. Hardcover. 0892632569 0-89263-256-9. Guidebook to the architectural details of Rice University in Houston. Lots of B/w and a few color photographs.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. # B9815. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morelock, Horace Wilson.   BIG BEND PANORAMA: OBSERVATIONS, SPEECHES AND REFLECTIONS OF A PIONEER COLLEGE PRESIDENT  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1953. 1st ed. 207 pages. Hardcover. Much on West Texas and Sul Ross State College at Alpine. B/w photos, indexed.
VG/VG. Front endpaper a bit browned from newspaper clipping, else Near Fine. # B8291. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morgan, Sarah.   BREAD: BEING A THOROUGH COMPENDIUM OF MORE THAN 100 RECIPES AND DIRECTIONS FOR MIXING, KNEADING, COVERING, LETTING RISE AND BAKING  
Austin: Encino Press, 1975. 1st ed. 103 pages. Hardcover. 0884260429 0-88426-042-9. A comprehensive guide to the art and craft of breadmaking. Uncommon.
Fine/Fine. Unsold copies from our archives. # B0434. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morphis, J. M.   HISTORY OF TEXAS FROM ITS DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT  
New York: United States Publishing, 1874. 1st ed. 591 pages. Hardcover. PON, inscription dated December 1874. Map missing. Back strip neatly repaired. Gilt medallion on front with Texas star. Gilt title on spine. Originals of this one are quite scarce.
X-Lib Good/No Jacket. Former library copy, typical stamps & marks. # B4103. $175.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morris, Willie.   NORTH TOWARD HOME  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. Reprint. 438 pages. Hardcover. Autobiography of Willie Morris, who grew up in Mississippi, was educated at UT Austin & became Editor-in-Chief at Harper's Magazine.
VG/VG. Book nice with no wear, bit of foxing on top edge. Dustjacket has light rubbing. # E0424. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morris, John Miller.   A PRIVATE IN THE TEXAS RANGERS: A.T. MILLER OF COMPANY B, FRONTIER BATTALION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 334 pages. Hardcover. 0890969647 0-89096-964-7. The diaries of a real Texas Ranger, edited and annotated by his great-grandson, give more than a glimpse of life on the frontier in north Texas. B/w photos, maps, endnotes, and index.
Good+/VG. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, bruised on lower edge of front board. # E0772. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrison, Shelly and Richard.   TEXANA CATALOGUE PRICES 1984  
Austin: Morrison Books, 1985. 1st ed. 343 pages. Paperback. 8,500 book entries from catalogues issued in 1984 by 34 dealers.
VG/Wraps. No marks or writing, cream-colored covers a bit browned. # B1593. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrison, Richard.   TEXAS BOOK PRICES AND SUPPLEMENT 1983 PRICES  
Austin: Morrison Books, 1983. 191 pages. Paperback.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Slightly age darkened, especially the spine. # B1601. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS, as well as the NASA astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author is a friend of our store, and her father was Commander of the Airforce Reserve 158th Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies. # E0101. $16.00   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  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS, as well as the NASA astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author is a friend of our store, and her father was Commander of the Airforce Reserve 158th Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies. # E0102. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morse, Frederic C.   THE EX-STUDENTS' HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN IN PICTURES  
Austin: Frederic C. Morse, 1970. 1st ed. 174 pages. Hardcover. 500 copies printed. Hundreds of b/w photos of people, events, and buildings.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight copy. Some foxing to white dustjacket. # B0634. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moss, Charles and Ruth.   FACTS AND FICTION ABOUT ENCHANTED ROCK  
Austin: Moss, 1956. 1st ed. 16 pages. Paperback. Pamphlet of the history and folklore surrounding a Texas Hill-country landmark.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1208. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moulton Centennial Committee, .   MOULTON, TEXAS 1887-1987: A CENTURY OF CONTINUOUS PROGRESS  
Austin: Nortex Press, 1986. 1st ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. Local history of this community in Lavaca County in south-central Texas, founded as a railroad town and settled by many Czech and German immigrants. B/w photos throughout. Somewhat scarce.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks, a beatiful copy. # E1344. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Muir, Andrew Forest, Andrew Forest.   WILLIAM MARSH RICE AND HIS INSTITUTE: A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDY (EDITED BY SYLVIA STALLINGS MORRIS)  
Houston: Rice University, 1972. 1st ed. 171 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Houston businessman and entrepreneur who came to Texas in 1838 and proceeded to make a fortune which he would bequeath to found The Rice Institute. B/w illstrations, notes,
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has light discolored rubs. # B9821. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Muir, editor, Andrew Forest.   TEXAS IN 1837: AN ANONYMOUS, CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1988. Reprint. 232 pages. Paperback. 0292780990 0-292-78099-0. Traveling in the young Republic of Texas.
Near Fine/Wraps. Crisp, unmarked second paperback printing. Sticker ghost on back. # B5500. $19.00   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  
Mullen, John M.   FACTS TO HELP YOU KNOW TEXAS, CENTENNIAL EDITION  
Lincolnton, NC: Mullen Feature, 1936. 1st ed. 48 pages. Hardcover. Question and answer format book on Texas history and current affairs published to help celebrate Texas' Independence Centennial of 1836.
Good+/No Jacket. Unmarked. Edges and corners scuffed and worn. # B9823. $8.00   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  
Myers, Mrs. E.G.   CAPITOL COOK BOOK  
Austin: State House Press, 1995. Reprint. 224 pages. Hardcover. 188051043X 1-880510-43-X. Facsimile reprint of the 1899 edition published by the Austin chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy, with added illustrations in b/w. Tasty!
New/New. A new book. # 13445. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
N.B.B.C. Cookbook Committee, .   SPATULAS AND SPICES, NASSAU BAY BAPTIST CHURCH, HOUSTON  
Kearney, NE: Morris Press, 1995. 1st ed. 166 pages. Spiral Bound. Cookbook produced by members of Nassau Bay Baptist Church in Houston, Texas.
Near Fine/Wraps. No name, writing, or marks. No food stains. # E1811. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nail, Robert E.   THE FANDANGLE: A PEOPLE'S THEATER (ALBANY, TEXAS)  
Albany, Texas: Fort Griffin Fandangle, 1970. 22 pages. Paperback. History of the show published in 1970 when the outdoor production was already 30 years old. Begun in 1938, the town still stages the Fandangle every June on the acres broad setting, with the help of most citizens. The story is written by the play's author, and the booklet closes with a tribute to him after his death in 1968. B/w photos of cast members and scenes, including mounted cowboys roaring over the ridge with flags flying. Words and Music for the show theme song - Let's Settle in This Country. Booklet designed and printed by Carl Hertzog and bears his colphon.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Hint of crease on front cover. # B8496. $25.00   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  
Navy Relief Society, Texas Auxiliary.   THE YEARBOOK: U.S. NAVAL AIR STATION, CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS 1940-1941  
Corpus Christi: Navy Relief Society, 1941. 1st ed. 102 pages. Paperback. Celebrating the establishment and construction of NAS Corpus Christi. The base was built in anticipation of the coming world crisis and completed just in time to train naval aviators for service in World War II. B/w photos illustrate information on all departments. Many pages of complimentary advertisements from local, statewide, and national businesses. Blue pictorial wraps. Stapled magazine format.
VG/Wraps. No name or marks. Some foxing on cover. # E1824. $50.00   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  
Nelson, Willie, & Bud Shrake.   WILLIE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. 1st ed. 334 pages. Hardcover. 0671642650 0-671-64265-0. The Texas troubadour tells his story through 1988, life on the road, troubles with IRS and much more. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Bright Dj has no chips, or wear. # B2115. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Nergal, Ory Mazar.   HOUSTON: CITY OF DESTINY AN EXCITING PORTRAIT OF AMERICA'S FASTEST GROWING CITY  
Unibook/Macmillan, 1980. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0026209004 0-02-620900-4.
Fine/Fine. From our old stock, as new in publisher's shrinkwrap. # A8304. $8.25     Inquire Now  
Nevin, David.   THE TEXANS: WHAT THEY ARE - AND WHY  
New York: William Morrow, 1968. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. A comprehensive view of Texas and her people.
Good+/Good. Book tight, no wear, but owner name on endpaper. Edges foxed. White dustjacket has couple of tiny tears and is foxed. # B9822. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Newsome, C.M. 'Buck'.   SHOD WITH IRON: LIFE ON THE MEXICAN BORDER WITH THE UNITED STATES BORDER PATROL (SIGNED)  
Marfa, Texas: Buck Newsome, 1975. Reprint. 177 pages. Hardcover. Newsome describes his 30+ years of service with the Border Patrol. Signed on the front pastedown by the author. 'Best Wishes, Buck' Red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles front and spine. White jacket with author portrait inside a horseshoe on front.
Near Fine/Good. No wear on book, but foxed on top edge. Clean and bright. Dustjacket back has watermark and half-inch tear. # E0210. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nichols, Perry Wampler.   DEEP IN THE HEARTS OF TEXANS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1957. 143 pages. Hardcover. Mrs. Nichols writes and waxes philosophical about life, people and places in Texas.
Fine/Near Fine. Book As New, dj spine a bit sunfaded. # A0816. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nichols, Roy Franklin.   THE SLOW EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN POLITICS: COTTON MEMORIAL PAPERS NUMBER 3  
El Paso: U.T. El Paso, 1967. 1st ed. 18 pages. Paperback. This paper was first delivered as a Robert L. Goff Lecture on February 3, 1967 at the University of Texas at El Paso, and published in this pamphlet August, 1967.
Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9076. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nordyke, Lewis.   GREAT ROUNDUP: THE STORY OF TEXAS AND SOUTHWESTERN COWMEN  
New York: Castle Books, 2001. Reprint. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0785813187 0-7858-1318-7. Casle Books reprint of the 1955 original. B/w photos and numerous drawings by H.D. Bugbee, including two different illustrations for the endpapers. Indexed.
Fine/Fine. A beautiful copy. # B8314. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
North Texas State Teachers, College.   THE YUCCA 1935 YEARBOOK, NORTH TEXAS STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE  
Denton, Texas: N. Texas State Teachers, 1935. 1st ed. Hardcover. Dark wine cover with dull gilt title and decoration.
Good/No Jacket. PON and inscriptions. # B6787. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Northington, Clarissa B.   THE LONG WHITE ROAD: POEMS ILLUSTRATED BY THE AUTHOR [1ST ED. 1963]  
New York: Exposition Press, 1963. 1st ed. 62 pages. Hardcover. Poems by the Texas author on whom Horton Foote based his play 'A Coffin in Egypt'. Illustrated with b/w paintings also by the author. Related newspaper clippngs laid in.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, SIGNED by author. Endpapers foxed. Dustjacket has several small tears. # B5880. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nueces County Historical, .   HISTORY OF NUECES COUNTY  
Austin: JenKins Publishing Company, 1972. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. Compiled by the Nueces County Historical Society. Maps, b/w vintage photos, map, extensive notes, and index. Brown cloth-covered boards, brown leather spine, with gilt titles on front and spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight copy with sharp corners. Owner's name on front endpaper else Fine. # E1879. $68.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
O'Connor, editor, Robert F.   TEXAS MYTHS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1986. 1st ed. 248 pages. Hardcover. 0890962642 0-89096-264-2. Essays by many authors discuss the uses of myth in interpreting history, and shaping it. Index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket has a nick at lower front edge. # E1367. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Oberg, James E., & Alcestis R. Oberg.   PIONEERING SPACE: LIVING ON THE NEXT FRONTIER  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986. Reprint. 298 pages. Hardcover. 0070480346 0-07-048034-6. Foreword by Isaac Asimov. Describes the daily routine, excitements, and psychological aspects of life in space.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wwear or marks. Small unknown stain on top edge. # B9544. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Oberste, William H.   REMEMBER GOLIAD!  
Goliad: William H. Oberste, 1949. 1st ed. 101 pages. Paperback. First printing, issued in commemoration of the bi-centennial of La Bahia, 1749-1949. Folding map of Fort Defiance at Goliad tipped in at rear. Tells briefly the more important facts concerning the founding of La Bahia, including battles and massacre of Fannin's men during the Texas Revolution. Brown card covers with black title and image of La Bahia on the front.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges and endpapers darkened. # E1799. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Office of Constitutional, Research.   PROPOSED 1976 REVISION OF TEXAS CONSTITUTION, 64TH LEGISLATURE: INFORMATIONAL BOOKLET  
Austin: Tex. Legislative Council, 1975. 1st ed. 130 pages. Paperback. Changes proposed to update the 1876 constitution were soundly rejected in 250 of the state's 254 counties at the November 1975 balloting. Sample ballot shows each amendment presented as a separate proposition
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B6939. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Oliphant, Dave (ed).   THE NEW BREED: AN ANTHOLOGY OF TEXAS POETS  
Malta, IL: Prickly Pear Press, 1973. 1st ed. 200 pages. Paperback. Compilation of poetry by 25 Texas poets.
Good+/Wraps. Unmarked copy with light foxing on edges and cover, else VG. # A0271. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Orgain, Kate Alma.   SUPPLEMENTARY READER  
Temple, TX: Kate Alma Orgain, 1901. 61 pages. Paperback. Undated pamphlet, but circa 1901-1904. Contains additional stories which appear to relate to her 1901 work, A Waif in Texas, as some names appear in both. Accounts of life in Williamson County and Salado. Quite scarce.
Fair/Wraps. Covers browned, foxed, and a bit brittle. Interior pages are clean and flexible. # B9785. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ormerod, Leonard.   THE CURVING SHORE: THE GULF COAST FROM BROWNSVILE TO KEY WEST  
New York: Harper & Brother, 1957. Reprint. 331 pages. Hardcover. A look at the long coast line of the Gulf, with histories, agriculture and nature. B/w photos.
VG/No Jacket. # A0668. $8.00   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  
Osborne, Rosalie Hoff.   LET'S BE SOMEBODY: DRAMATIZATIONS AND POETRY FOR ORAL READING  
Dallas: Banks, Upshaw, 1956. Reprint. 221 pages. Hardcover. Dramatizations include pieces from