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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 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 J.   WHAT'S GOING ON¨ (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, Francis J.   WHAT'S GOING ON¨ (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 (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  
Abernethy, editor, Francis Edward.   SONOVAGUN STEW: A FOLKLORE MISCELLANY, TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY PUBLICATION XLVI  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1985. 1st ed. 171 pages. Hardcover. 0870742116 0-87074-211-6. A collection of 15 Texas tales from as many authors. Dustjacket has a list of Folklore Society publications. First printing.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Tight, no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has several tiny tears at lower back edge. # E3607. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abernethy, Francis Edward, & Ben Sargent.   HOW THE CRITTERS CREATED TEXAS (SIGNED) SIGNED BY BEN SARGENT, ILLUSTRATOR  
Austin: Ellen C. Temple, 1984. Reprint. Paperback. 093665001X 0-936650-01-X. Critters of Texas folklore: crow, coyote, wild turkey, roodrunner tortoise, buzzard, badger & prairie dog, crawfish and others create the Lone Star State with influence of Indian creation mythology. Illustrated with bold pen & ink drawings by award-winning cartoonist Ben Sargent. SIGNED by Sargent.
Fine/Wraps. Hint of shelfwear, else Fine. Signed by Ben Sargent, illustrator. # B0834. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abrahams, Tom.   ALLEGIANCE (SIGNED)  
Nashville: Post Hill Press, 2013. 258 pages. Hardcover. 1618689959 1-61868-995-9. Inscribed to "....., It was wonderful meeting you. Thanks for your support."and signed by the author on the title page. First Jackson Quick adventure.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Sticker ghost inside front board. Clean, bright dustjacket has no wear. # E4399. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abrahams, Tom.   ALLEGIANCE BURNED: A JACKSON QUICK ADVENTURE, BOOK 2 (SIGNED)  
Nashville: Post Hill Press, 2015. 329 pages. Paperback. 161868888X 1-61868-888-X. Signed by the author on the title page.
VG/Wraps. Tight. Sticker ghost and number 4 inside front cover. # E4400. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abrahams, Tom.   HIDDEN ALLEGIANCE: A JACKSON QUICK ADVENTURE, BOOK 3 (SIGNED)  
Nashville: Post Hill Press, 2016. 330 pages. Paperback. 1618688863 1-61868-886-3. Signed by the author on the title page.
VG/Wraps. Tight, minor shelfwear. Owner address label and numeral 5 inside front cover. # E4401. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abrahams, Tom.   SEDITION: BOOK 1, A POLITICAL CONSPIRACY (SIGNED)  
The Woodlands: Piton Press, 2016. 328 pages. Paperback. 1533086001 1533086001. Signed by the author on the title page, and inscribed "To .....Thanks for your friendship! Best, Tom Abrahams.
Good/Wraps. Tight, scattered yellow hiliter. Owner name and address label inside front cover. # E4402. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Abrams, Kathleen Crotty.   HOUSTON: A PROFILE OF ITS BUSINESS, INDUSTRY, AND PORT  
The Woodlands TX: Pioneer Publications, 1982. 1st ed. 445 pages. Hardcover. B/w and color photos enhance each biography of a Houston enterprise. First 100 pages present an illustrated history of the city. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with silver title on front and spine. No dustjacket.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Minor scuffing on corners and spine ends. # E3768. $14.00   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 (editor), A. Garland.   TEXAS HERITAGE: VOLUME 1 NUMBER 2; NOVEMBER 1959 & MARCH 1960 ISSUES (SIGNED)  
Austin: TX Heritage Foundation, 1960. 256 pages. Hardcover. Combined 11/1959 and 3/1960 issues. Fine illlustrations of notable Texans' letters, biographies, documents of law. SIGNED on the title page by the editor. Red cloth-covered boards. Includes Declaration of American Independence and list of its signers, and list of signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. List of members of the first Texas state legislature.
VG/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. Pale foxing on edges. # A0068. $25.00   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. Limited edition # 386 of 750. Design by William Wittliff. Pages uncut.
Near Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Slight darkening to board edges. # A0532. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adams, Andy.   THE CORPORAL SEGUNDO (SIGNED BY EDITOR)  
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. Limited edition # 488 of 750. Design by William Wittliff. Pages uncut. SIGNED by the editor, Wilson M. Hudson, on the half-title page
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E4176. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adams, Andy.   THE CORPORAL SEGUNDO (SIGNED BY EDITOR)  
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. Limited edition # 405 of 750. Design by William Wittliff. Pages uncut. SIGNED by the editor, Wilson M. Hudson, on the half-title page.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E4177. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Akehurst Publishing Co., .   THE INDUSTRIAL ADVANTAGES OF HOUSTON, TEXAS AND ENVIRONS  
Bryan: Fuller Printing Company, 1977. Reprint. 138 pages. Paperback. This is number 130 of 712 facsimile copies of the 1894 edition. Map of Harris County showing all the railroads serving the area, history of the city, and comprehensive sketches of about 220 of the city's representative business enterprises. B/w photos with many of the entries. Index. Slick white card cover with pale tan mottling to mimic age, black title on front, spine blank. Also includes 10 pages on Alvin, Texas. Fun reading.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, without wear or marks. # E3127. $35.00   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  
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  
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  
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.   AFTER PA WAS SHOT  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1991. Reprint. 189 pages. Paperback. 0936650125 0-936650-12-5. Twelve year old girl heroine in early 1900s story for kids 9-12.
New/Wraps. Stock from our archives. Book still in publisher shrinkwrap. # E4148. $10.00   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  
Amberson, Mary Margaret McAllen.   I WOULD RATHER SLEEP IN TEXAS: A HISTORY OF THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE PEOPLE OF THE SANTA ANITA LAND GRANT (SIGNED)  
Austin: Texas State Historical Assoc, 2003. 655 pages. Hardcover. 087611186X 0-87611-186-X. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author on the title page. Extensive notes, bibliography, index. Glossary of antiquated words and regional coloquialisms.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. # E4981. $25.00   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-look 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. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, Maria H.   SIXTY YEARS OF CHOICE, 1936-1996: PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF HOUSTON AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS, INC.  
Houston: Planned Parenthood of Houston, 2001. 248 pages. Paperback. Comprehensive history of Planned Parenthood in Houston, from its beginnings as the Maternal Health Center in the 1930s, the legal and social battles over birth control, the legalization of abortion and continuing needs for women's healthcare. B/w photos, notes, meeting minutes and more. Somewhat uncommon. Buy it before Gov. Abbott bans it too.
Fine/Wraps. # E4341. $40.00   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  
Aniol, Claude.   SAN ANTONIO AND YOUR FIRST NATIONAL BANK THROUGH THE YEARS  
San Antonio: First National Bank, 1953. 40 pages. Paperback. Forty pages (not paginated) stapled pamphlet tells history of the bank and San Antonio in yearly snip-its. Four three-color illustrations on each page. Harvest gold card cover, illustrations on front, with black title in white block.
Fine/Wraps. No marks, no wear. # E4589. $16.00   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.   THIN SLICE OF LIFE  
Nacogdoches: Stephen F. Austin Univ., 2012. 1st ed. 451 pages. Paperback. 193620584X 1-936205-84-X. Coastal mystery set Port Aransas-Aransas Pass area. First book in series of which there are now five books.
Fine/Wraps. New book with publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2210. $6.00   View This Item  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  
Association of Former Students, .   2016 DIRECTORY OF FORMER STUDENTS TEXAS A. & M. UNIVERSITY  
College Station: Assoc. of Former Students, . 1st ed. 2174 pages. Hardcover. Big reference book of former students of Texas A. & M. University, from earliest days to and including 2015. 2,174 pages.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding, no owner marks, only minor signs of use. # E4211. $25.00   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  
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  
Autry, George.   MUCH OBLIGED!: A LIMITED AND LOOSE COLLECTION OF GRATITUDE AND BIAS, TALES AND SENSATIONS  
Fort Worth: King & Mary, 1977. 153 pages. Hardcover. A collection of Autry's poems, correspondences and stories of the spirit of the Southwest. Illustrations by Harold D. Bugbee, Ben Carlton Mead, and Sahula-Dycke. Cream cloth-covered boards with brown title on spine. Cream dustjacket Autry portrait and brown title on cover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear or marks, with just a hint of foxing on board edges. # E3107. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Babb, Stanley E.   DEATH OF A BUCCANEER AND OTHER POEMS  
Dallas: Turner, P.L., 1927. 1st ed. 82 pages. Hardcover. Poems related to ships and the sea by a poet on Galveston Island. Very dark blue silky cloth-covered boards with gilt title and ship decoration on front, gilt title on spine. Quite scarce.
Near Fine/No Jacket. A tight, unmarked copy. Hint of wear at spine ends and corners, else Near Fine. # E3090. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Babb, Stanley E.   DEATH OF A BUCCANEER AND OTHER POEMS (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)  
Dallas: Turner, P.L., 1927. Limited ed. 82 pages. Hardcover. Poems related to ships and the sea by a noted author & poet on Galveston Island. SIGNED by the author and numbered 94/100 in this limited edition. Blue paper covered boards with cream leather spine and corner tips. Gilt title on black leather label on spine. Many pages unopened at their edge, indicating the book was never read. Top edge gilt. A quite scarce collection of nautical poems, Galveston, and other lore.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked, foxing on edges. Lower spine bumped. # E3089. $224.00   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  
Banks, Jimmy.   MONEY, MARBLES AND CHALK: THE WONDROUS WORLD OF TEXAS POLITICS  
Austin: Texas Publishing, 1971. 1st ed. 277 pages. Hardcover. A Dallas Morning News reporter's views on the Texas political scene. Opinions from LBJ, Briscoe and others. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper.
VG/VG. Dustjacket spine a bit sun-faded, light foxing on endpapers and edges. # A0024. $22.50   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  
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  
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, Louise Brown.   QUESTING OR NESTING  
Bay City Texas: Louise Brown Barr, 1977. 383 pages. Paperback. Story of the author's grandmother and her kin as they pioneered in four states, from the 1840s. Dedicated to the memory of her grandmother Louisa Hymer Brown. A scarce book.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks, only slight reading wear. # E3961. $60.00   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  
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  
Bartholomew, Ed.   WILD BILL LONGLEY: A TEXAS HARD-CASE  
Houston: Frontier Press, 1953. Limited ed. 120 pages. Paperback. History of the nefarious deeds of the notorious Texas outlaw. B/w photos. Limited to 800 copies.
VG/Wraps. Unmarked copy with a bit of light wear to card covers. # E4818. $32.50   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  
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  
Baylor University, .   ROUND-UP VOLUME XII 1913 BAYLOR UNIVERSITY YEARBOOK  
Waco Texas: Senior Class Baylor University, . 1st ed. 365 pages. Hardcover. Landscape format in brown cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front. B/w photos and drawings. 1913 yearbook for Baylor University. Includes 30 pages of advertisements.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, unmarked. Not worn, but some fading to spine and board edges. # E2912. $200.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bearden, Donna, & Jamie Frucht.   THE TEXAS SAMPLER: A STITCH IN TIME  
Austin: Governor's Committee on Aging, 1976. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. Prepared for the Bicentennial year from interviews with random older Texans whose recollections of times gone by the authors found interesting. B/w photos. Good reading.
X-Lib VG/VG. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # E3772. $13.00   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  
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  
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  
Bergman, D.F., & M.R. Tek and D.L. Katz.   RETROGRADE CONDENSATION IN NATURAL GAS PIPELINES  
Arlington VA: American Gas Association, 1975. 1st ed. 498 pages. Hardcover. Documents investigations of causes of formation of liquid hydrocarbons in natural gas pipelines, and ways to deal with it. Report furnished by the University of Michigan. B/w photos, graphs, tables, and charts. References and index. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with bright yellow titles on front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, without wear, owner name. Minor foxing on back board and endpapers. # E3078. $45.00   View This Item  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. 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  
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  
Blythe, T. Roger.   CIVIC AND CULTURAL HOUSTON TEXAS  
Houston: Blythe, 1950. 1st ed. 36 pages. Paperback. Pencil drawings of the important buildings of Houston in 1950, and commentary filled with civic pride. Landscape format in a stapled pamphlet. Scarce.
VG/Wraps. Cover has some age-toning and foxing. Small corner off from front endpaper. Owner name inside front cover. # E2376. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boatright, Mody C. (editor).   MEXICAN BORDER BALLADS AND OTHER LORE (SIGNED)  
Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1946. 1st ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. Boatright looks at the folklore of Texas and Mexico. SIGNED and inscribed by Boatright to Dorothy Woodhouse acknowledging her third place finish in the Historical Writing Contest. First printing in green cloth-covered boards with red lettering. Songs, some with brief music notation plus folk tales, many involving animals. Fun reading.
Good+/No Jacket. Solid binding, square and clean. Scattered light silverfishing on board surfaces. # A0054. $54.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bode, Winston.   J. FRANK DOBIE: A PORTRAIT OF PANCHO  
Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1968. Revised ed. 156 pages. Hardcover. Over one hundred photos support this biography of Texas' legendary man of letters. Revised edition, with new material added to his 1965 Pemberton original.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket has wear at spine ends and corners, and is price-clipped. # E3606. $9.00   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 Hollon from Bollaert's six diaries and notebooks and two volumes of journals, from December 1841 to April 1844. John Jenkins in Basic Texas Books states it is the most entertaining and one of the most perceptive on the Republic of Texas. BTB-18.
VG/No Jacket. Nice copy lacking a jacket. Firm and square, previous owner name (perhaps a relation of the editor), otherwise Near Fine. # E4978. $12.00   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  
Bradley, Bart B.   SUNSATIONAL GALVESTON ISLAND PRESSBOOK, THIRD EDITION  
Galveston: Galveston News Service Bureau, 19. 3rd ed. Spiral Bound. Brown comb binding. Information for travel, sports, and feature editors, with tabbed sections covering General interest, Special events, History, and Sports. Full-page b/w photos in each section. Unpaginated...but about 150 pages. Very scarce.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Plastic comb and all pages without breaks or tears. No name or marks. # E2258. $55.00   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  
Brand (editor), Heather.   RED HOT: ASIAN ART TODAY FROM THE CHANEY FAMILY COLLECTION  
Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2007. 1st ed. 208 pages. Paperback. 0890901562 0-89090-156-2. Catalog published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in 2007. In softcover with french flaps.
VG/Wraps. Tight, owner name sticker, no other marks. # E4841. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brands, H.W.   LONE STAR NATION (SIGNED)  
New York: Doubleday, 2004. 1st ed. 582 pages. Hardcover. 0385507372 0-385-50737-2. How a ragged army of volunteers won the battle for Texas independence and changed America. Map endpapers, bibliography, index a few b/w illustrations. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear. Gift inscription on half-title page. # E4980. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brazos, .   LIFE OF ROBERT HALL: INDIAN FIGHTER AND VETERAN OF THREE GREAT WARS (SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION NUMBER 21/50)  
Austin: State House Press, 1992. Limited ed. 126 pages. Hardcover. 0938349910 0-938349-91-0. Includes a sketch of the life of Big Foot Wallace. This is a Limited reprint, in slipcase of the of the 1898 original. Boards and slipcase covered in cream-colored heavy linen. Book spine is rust-brown leather with bright gilt title. This is Number 21 of 50 limited edition copies.
Fine/No Jacket. Book and slipcase as new from our archives. # E2284. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Breeze, Katie.   NEKKID COWBOY  
Austin: Corona Publishing, 1982. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0931722179 0-931722-17-9. Katie Breeze's first novel about life in a West Texas community filled with lively characters. Very light foxing on edges. Out of print.
New/New. New old stock from our archives. # A0861. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Breihan, Carl W.   QUANTRILL AND HIS CIVIL WAR GUERILLAS [QUANTRELL]  
Denver: Sage Books, 1959. 1st ed. 174 pages. Hardcover. Story of Quantrill's wild group, from their formation through the bloody sacking of Lawrence, Kansas and Quantrill's death. Includes alphabetical roster of 296 men who served with him. B/w photos and illustrations.
VG/Good. Tight, clean, no marks. Top edge faded, top of spine silverfished. Dustjacket silverfish nibbled on edges. # A0649. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brennan, Leonard A.   TEXAS QUAILS: ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2007. 1st ed. 491 pages. Hardcover. 1585445037 1-58544-503-7. Discussion of management practices, hunting issues, economics, and diseases. References and index. First edition.
Near Fine/No Jacket. New book with publisher stamp on endpaper. # E4499. $19.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bricker, Richard W.   WOODEN SHIPS FROM TEXAS: A WORLD WAR I SAGA SIGNED  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0890968276 0-89096-827-6. Deep study on the shipbuilding industry along the Gulf Coast and inland on the Red, Sabine and other rivers where Texas timber was crafted into schooners, barkentines and other cargo vessels. Much on the efforts for supplying Europe during World War I. Highlighted with numerous b/w photos and a section of 7 colors plates painted by the author. Notes, bibliography & index.
Fine/Fine. Fine 1st edition, inscribed to Walt Tiffany by author. # B1396. $17.50   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  
Brotherton, Larry.   UVALDE: THE BLOOD OF QUANAH PARKER  
Mustang OK: Tate Publishing, 2008. 194 pages. Paperback. 1606046063 1-60604-606-3. Time-travel in a Texas novel. Scarce.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no marks, tip of front cover has a tiny curl. # E4985. $10.00   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, Tosh.   TEXAS TIDES: AN ANGLING AND SHOOTING CHRONOLOGY  
Dallas: Collectors Covey, 2002. 1st ed. 180 pages. Hardcover. 1892505045 1-892505-04-5. Month-by-month photo journal of fishing and hunting the Texas coast. Color photos on every page. 12 x 10.25 inch format.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear, but has a bookplate inside front board with owner name removed. # E4170. $18.50   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  
Bryan, J.Y.   COME TO THE BOWER, SPECIAL SESQUICENTENNIAL EDITION  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1986. Reprint. 462 pages. Hardcover. 089015550X 0-89015-550-X. Conflict and love during the Texan war for independence from Mexico. Special Sesquicentennial Edition Republished for the 150th anniversary year commemorating the Revolution of 1836. Red cloth-covered boards, dark blue dustjacket with yellow title on spine. Map endpapers.
VG/VG. Tight, no wear, no marks. Foxing on edges and dustjacket, else Near Fine. # E3754. $9.00   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 focusing on the lumber industry and railroads. Info on Kosse, Dublin, Comanche, Stamford, Sulphur Springs & Sweetwater. Good index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked copy, Faint foxing to edges, else Fine. # E2695. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryson, Conrey.   DOWN WENT MCGINTY: EL PASO IN THE WONDERFUL NINETIES  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1977. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0874040566 0-87404-056-6. History of the McGinty Club and El Paso during the uproarious 1890s. B/w photos, bibliographic notes, and index. Illustrated with b/w plates by Bassel Wolfe. Dark green cloth-covered boards, gilt title on spine. Green dustjacket with white title on spine. first edition.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E3765. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryson, Conrey.   DOWN WENT MCGINTY: EL PASO IN THE WONDERFUL NINETIES  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1977. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0874040566 0-87404-056-6. History of the McGinty Club and El Paso during the uproarious 1890s. Illustrated with drawings by Bassel Wolfe. Bibliography, index. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt title on spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Tight, no wear, no marks. Edges foxed, else Fine # A0814. $18.00   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  
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  
Burns, Chester.   SAVING LIVES, TRAINING CAREGIVERS, MAKING DISCOVERIES: A CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2003. 1st ed. 660 pages. Hardcover. 0876111878 0-87611-187-8. The story of UTMB's establishment, growth, and development, and the individuals and groups who shaped and changed the institution for more than ten decades. Old Red on front cover. B/w phots, appendices, index.
New/New. New old stock from our archives. # 24321. $62.00   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, 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  
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  
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 BEAR¨: J. EVETTS HALEY AND THE EUGENE C. BARKER TEXAS HISTORY CENTER  
Austin: Wind River Press, 1984. Limited ed. 31 pages. Hardcover. Numbered 230 of 295 copies and SIGNED by David Holman who designed and printed the book. Promotional flyer in original envelope included.
Fine/Good+. Unsold copy from our archives. The thin, plain white original dustjacket is present, with one inch tear and slight foxing. # B7492. $85.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Carmack, Liz.   HISTORIC HOTELS OF TEXAS: A TRAVELER'S GUIDE (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2007. 1st ed. 253 pages. Paperback. 1585446084 1-58544-608-4. History and guide to old hotels, sorted by region, with maps. Color photos throughout. Inscribed and signed by the author. Flex binding with french flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear. Gift inscription, and author inscribed and signed. # E4165. $11.50   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  
Carpenter, T.L.   THE AMERIKAN DREAM (SIGNED)  
Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2011. Reprint. 270 pages. Paperback. 1456852469 1456852469. Racism, dirty politics, the KKK, and murder in Deep East Texas. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author.
Good+/Wraps. Solid copy, reader bend on front cover, else VG. # E4209. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carpenter, Liz.   GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME (SIGNED)  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 0671611577 0-671-61157-7. Author's life as a Texan and a mainstay in the Johnson WhiteHouse. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author on the FFEP. Dated Sept. 20,1987.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear on book or dustjacket. # E3817. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carroll, Jeff.   LEGENDARY TEXAS: VOLUME 1 UNSUNG HERITAGE  
Bryan Texas: Jeff Carroll, 1993. Revised ed. 136 pages. Paperback. Snippets of Texas history, written first as newspaper columns, later as radio material aired on PBS. Cream card-stock cover with drawing of covered wagon on front. Black cloth spine. Second revised edition November 1993.
VG/Wraps. Tight, small gift inscription, sticker ghost on lower back. No wear. # E4584. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carroll, Jeff.   LEGENDARY TEXAS: VOLUME 2 THE PROMISED LAND  
Bryan Texas: Jeff Carroll, 1993. 1st ed. 136 pages. Paperback. Snip-its of Texas history, written first as newspaper columns, later as radio material aired on PBS. Cream card-stock cover with illustration on front. Black cloth spine.
VG/Wraps. Tight, small gift inscription, liquid stain on lower back cover affecting last three pages. No wear. # E4585. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carroll, Jeff.   LEGENDARY TEXAS: VOLUME 3 THESE PEOPLE WE CALL TEXANS (SIGNED)  
Bryan Texas: Jeff Carroll, 1994. 1st ed. 114 pages. Paperback. Snip-its of Texas history, written first as newspaper columns, later as radio material aired on PBS. Cream card-stock cover with illustration on front. Black cloth spine.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Signed by the author on the title page. # E4586. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carroll, H. Bailey, & Milton R. Gutsch.   TEXAS HISTORY THESES: A CHECK LIST 1893-1951 (IN SLIPCASE)  
Austin: Texas Historical Association, 1955. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. A Check list of the theses and dissertations relating to Texas history accepted at the University of Texas 1893-1951. Tan linen covered boards with red titles on front and spine. Rust colored paper-covered slipcase with red printed on cream paper view of the Barker Texas History Center pasted on front and red title pasted on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no marks, no wear to book or slipcase. Slipcase age-darkened on top and spine. # E3935. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, W.H.   FROM YORKTOWN TO SANTIAGO WITH THE SIXTH U.S. CAVALRY  
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. $20.00   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  
Chabot, Frederick G.   THE ALAMO: ALTAR OF TEXAS LIBERTY  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1931. 1st ed. 141 pages. Wraps. Good early history of the Alamo. Chronology of the long history of the mission into the 1930s, history of the revolution and sketches of its defenders. B/w images, maps.
Good/Wraps. Original paper wrappers have transparent tape along spine which has yellowed. Some wear to extremities, bit of foxing on back. Interior is bright and unmarked. Binding still solid. # B9357. $37.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Channing, William E.   WORKS OF WILLIAM E. CHANNING, D.D. VOLUME 2 ONLY, 11TH COMPLETE EDITION, 1849  
Boston: George G. Channing, 1849. 11th ed. 411 pages. Hardcover. Volume 2 ( II ) only. First 180 pages concern the author's opposition to slavery. Next is 80 page letter to Henry Clay on the Annexation of Texas to the United States, an idea to which Channing was opposed. Brown cloth-covered boards with embossed decoration front and back, gilt title on spine.
Good/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm, owner name inked on front endpaper, small personal label inside front board. Corners and spine ends worn through cloth, as is rear edge of spine. # E3087. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chapman, Burton.   TELEPHONE ROAD, TEXAS: A HISTORY AND GUIDE TO TELEPHONE ROAD AND SOUTHEAST HOUSTON (SIGNED)  
Friendswood, TX: Baxter Press, 2007. Reprint. 157 pages. Paperback. 1888237783 1-888237-78-3. History of the Telephone Road area, Hobby Airport, the many businesses, clubs & studios and the venerable Orange Show House that have made the area distinctive. B/w photos.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of the store. # 29192. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chesley, Hervey E.   ADVENTURING WITH THE OLD-TIMERS: TRAILS TRAVELLED, TALES TOLD (SIGNED BY J. EVETTS HALEY)  
Midland, TX: Nita Stewart Haley Mem. Libr., . 1st ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. The book is SIGNED by J. Evetts Haley, noted Texas historian, who provided the introduction / foreword. Illustrated throughout with drawings by H.D Bugbee, and book designed by Carl Hertzog. Index. Tan cloth-covered boards with Bugbee illustration on front and back. Brown cloth spine with gilt title. Dustjacket mimics the design of the book.
VG/Good+. Tight unmarked copy. Edges are faintly foxed as are the lighter parts of the dustjacket, else VG. Dustjacket back panel rubbed. # E3753. $55.00   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  
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, Anne.   HISTORIC HOMES OF SAN AUGUSTINE  
Austin: Encino Press, 1972. 1st ed. 72 pages. Hardcover. Black & white photos display the architectural beauty of thirty-three buildings, accompanied by text narrating the lives of the original owners & builders. Black cloth-covered boards, white dustjacket with b/w photos. First edition of book long out of print.
Fine/Near Fine. New, from our archives. # E4268. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, Anne.   HISTORIC HOMES OF SAN AUGUSTINE  
Austin: Encino Press, 1972. 1st ed. 72 pages. Hardcover. Black & white photos display the architectural beauty of thirty-three buildings, accompanied by text narrating the lives of the original owners & builders. Black cloth-covered boards, white dustjacket with b/w photos. First edition of book long out of print.
VG/Good+. Tight, no wear, no marks, but foxed on edges and endpapers. Scattered pale foxing on interior pages. Dustjacket has more over-all moderate foxing, and 1/4" tear at lower rear edge. # E4269. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, Carol.   THOMAS MORAN: WATERCOLORS OF THE AMERICAN WEST  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1980. 1st ed. 180 pages. Hardcover. 0292750595 0-292-75059-5. A beautiful catalogue raisonn‚ showing his western works including Yosemite, the Colorado canyons, Lake Tahoe, the Tetons, Pikes Peak and more. As new, still in the original shrinkwrap.
Fine/Fine. New copy, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. # A3229. $44.00   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  
Clarke, Mary Whatley.   THOMAS J. RUSK: SOLDIER, STATESMAN, JURIST  
Austin: Jenkins/Pemberton, 1971. 1st ed. 274 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Thomas Rusk, a hero at San Jacinto, congressman and state leader till the time of his suicide over the death of his wife. Grey cloth-covered boards, orange-heather cloth spine, black titles. Bibliography, endnotes, index. Mottled grey dustjacket.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Light foxing on top edge and fore-edge. Dustjacket spine's red lettering is sun-faded. # A0076. $70.00   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. Includes A.C. Greene's essay 'Fifty Best Texas Books'.
New/Wraps. A new copy, still in shrinkwrap. # B1349. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Cliford, Craig, & Tom Pilkington.   RANGE WARS: HEATED DEBATES, SOBER REFLECTIONS AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS OF TEXAS WRITING  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1989. 1st ed. 188 pages. Hardcover. 0870742736 0-87074-273-6. From the Southwest Life and Letters series. Good literary criticism. Includes A.C. Greene's essay 'Fifty Best Texas Books'.
X-Lib Fine/Fine. Former library copy, minimal markings. Only library mark is 'withdrawn' stamp on top edge, as book was held in 'Special Collections' and not for circulation. # E2721. $11.00   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  
Colquitt, Betsy Feagan.   A PART OF SPACE: TEN TEXAS WRITERS  
Fort Worth: T.C.U. Press, 1969. 1st ed. 179 pages. Hardcover. Compilation of excerpts from ten Texas writers...stories, poetry, and folklore. Light brown cloth-covered boards with black Texas silhouette on front, black title on spine. Tan dustjacket with brown decorated front, black title on spine.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. No wear or marks, foxed on edges. # A0080. $25.00   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  
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  
Connor, Vida Lee.   TREASURES RECOVERED FROM SPANISH GALLEON WRECK OFF PADRE ISLAND  
J.A. Baldwin Co., 1969. 1st ed. 30 pages. Paperback. Author describes research in Spanish archives, her own discoveries, her own shipwreck, court-fights over her discoveries. Stapled pamphlet in peach-colored card cover with image of Spanish ship on front. Inscribed to Rose & Red and signed with author's initials on back of title page. Signed by the author in script on the dedication page.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. # E4987. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cooley, Denton A.   REFLECTIONS AND OBSERVATIONS: ESSAYS OF DENTON A. COOLEY (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1984. 1st ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. 0890154554 0-89015-455-4. The writings of Houston's renown cardiac surgeon, much on Baylor College of Medicine, Univ. Texas & The Texas Heart Institute. B/w photos,index. Essays collected by Marianne Kneipp. SIGNED on front endpaper by Denton Cooley.
VG/Good+. Tight, straight, no owner marks. Dustjacket has no chips or tears, but light scuffing on corners and and edges. Edges of book, and white back of dustjacket have foxing. # E4563. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Coolidge, Dane.   THE TEXICAN  
New York: A.L. Burt Co., 1911. Reprint. 368 pages. Hardcover. Novel about cattle rustling and brand burning in southwest Texas. Illustrated with four color plates by Maynard Dixon.
Good/No Jacket. Hinges and binding firm, owner name. Some red color transfer from another book on back. # A0086. $16.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cooper, Oscar H.   STATE OF TEXAS: SEVENTH BIENNIAL REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTURCTION F/T SCHOLASTIC YEARS ENDING AUGUST 31, 1889 & 1890  
Austin: State Printing Office, 1890. 1st ed. 290 pages. Leather. The Seventh Biennial report covering all areas of public education from assets to exam policies. Lots of statistics. Marblized paper-covered boards with dark brown leather corners and spine. Gilt titles and decoration on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no marks, slight shelfwear on lower edge, edges darkened. # A0085. $85.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cornelius, John, or (Mrs. John R. Shook).   ALONG THE KING'S HIGHWAY, OR THE INVISIBLE ROUTE: A ROMANCE OF THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES  
San Antonio: Maverick-Clarke, 1912. 1st ed. 506 pages. Hardcover. A novel of historical fiction and romance, which begins and ends in Texas. Written by Mrs. Shook under the pen name of Cornelius. Illustrated with plates painted by the author.
VG/Poor. Tight, unmarked. Sharp corners. Light scuffing at corners, edges and spine ends. Some light spots and water marks on top edge. Dustjacket is in pieces. # E3299. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cotham, Jr., Edward T.   SABINE PASS: THE CONFEDERACY'S THERMOPYLAE (SIGNED)  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2004. 1st ed. 274 pages. Paperback. 0292705948 0-292-70594-8. Civil War naval engagement where Dick Dowling and under 50 men routed 5,000 men, 22 transport vessels,and 4 gunboats to stop the Union invasion of Texas at Sabine Pass. B/w photos & illustrations, souces, index. SIGND and dated by the author.
Fine/Wraps. New book, our archive copy. # B5559. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cotner (editor), Robert C.   THE TEXAS STATE CAPITOL  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1968. 1st ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. Four special studies discuss planning, construction, labor, and partisan politics surrounding the building of the capitol. Concluding with a tour of the treasures inside. Index.
Fine/Fine. New, old stock from our archives. # E4831. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cotner, Robert C., & Others.   TEXAS CITIES AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION: MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS NUMBER THREE, 1973  
Austin: Texas Memorial Museum, 1973. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. An analysis of San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, Galveston, Kilgore, San Angelo, Austin & other cities' problems in the Great Depression.
Fine/VG. Tight, no wear, no marks. Light foxing on Jacket and page edges # A0087. $39.00   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, Isaac Joslin.   WILLIAM BELCHER SEELEY: FOUNDER AND FIRST PRINCIPAL OF THE SAN ANTONIO ACADEMY (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1948. 1st ed. 108 pages. Hardcover. Biography of a gifted secondary school teacher and first principal of the San Antonio Academy. B/w photos. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Scarce.
Good+/Good+. Jacket worn and a bit dirty, catalog notes inside back cover. # A0089. $65.00   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  
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  
Crook, Cornelia A.   SAN PEDRO SPRINGS PARK: TEXAS' OLDEST RECREATION AREA (LIMITED EDITION, #100/500)  
San Antonio: Cornelia E. Crook, 1967. Limited ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. # 100 of 500 specially bound limited edition copies. Signed by the author. History of the San Pedro Springs area near San Antonio. B/w drawings, bibliography. Bright teal cloth-covered boards with white park scene and titles. Uncommon.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no owner marks. # A0091. $75.00   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  
Crowell, Evelyn Miller.   TEXAS EDITION OF MEN OF ACHIEVEMENT  
Dallas: John Morantz, Assoc., 1948. 287 pages. Hardcover. Large-format book with biographical and charcoal sketches of some of Texas' notable men of business, government and education.
X-Lib Good+/No Jacke. X-lib, but VG. # A0488. $28.00   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. Grade school music textbook. Has words and music for Texas, Our Texas printed on endpaper. Music history, theory, style and lots of music notation and lyrics for classic songs.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Stamped inside w/school name and classroom set number in red ink on bottom edge of textblock. Clean and appears never used. Multiple copies available. # A9622. $4.00   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  
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  
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  
Daughters of the Republic of, Texas (DRT.   PROCEEDINGS OF THE 84TH ANNUAL CONVENTION MIDLAND MAY 13-15, 1975 MIDLAND, TEXAS [DAUGHTERS REPUBLIC OF TEXAS]  
Austin: Daughters of Republic of Texas, 1975. 358 pages. Paperback. Committees, people, finances and membership of the DRT as evidenced in this 1975 Convention summary. .
VG/Wraps. Owner name on front cover, light foxing to covers. # A0438. $12.00   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, John T.   AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: 25 YEARS OF AMERICAN MUSIC  
New York: Billboard Books, 2000. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0823083039 0-8230-8303-9. With a foreword by Lyle Lovett and 300 b/w and color photos by Scott Newton, this book celebrates the first 25 years of America's longest running TV music show. Timeline, chronology of programs and songs, and index. Stated first edition.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no marks, minor signs of handling on book and dustjacket. # E4166. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, Bruce H.   DALHART WINDBERG IN THE PATH OF THE MASTERS  
Houston: American Masters Foundation, 1978. 1st ed. 129 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated by more than forty paintings from each significant period of his development, with remarks about each in the artist's own words. Reproduced identically to his limited edition prints. Canvas covered boards with brown leather spine. Stated first edition.
Near Fine/Good. Binding firm, book clean and straight. Owner name on front endpaper. Dustjacket has several small tears mended with tape, some taped inside and some taped outside. # E4884. $37.50   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  
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 Cordova, Jacob.   TEXAS: HER RESOURCES AND HER PUBLIC MEN  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1969. Reprint. 373 pages. Hardcover. A facsimile reprint of the 1858 work by Jacob De Cordova. Also included is a 1858 "Lecture on Texas" as read to the New York Geographical Society. BTB 38-B; Howes D201; Raines p.68.
New/New. New old stock, immaculate. # A0985. $46.00   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  
DeLano, Sharon.   TEXAS BOOTS  
New York: Penguin, 1981. Reprint. 175 pages. Paperback. 0140058834 0-14-005883-4. History of the cowboy boot & its manufacture, with profiles of the most celebrated Texas bootmakers. Profusely illustrated.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tigh, no wear, no name or marks. # A1264. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Deshields, James T.   THEY SAT IN HIGH PLACE: THE PRESIDENTS AND GOVERNORS OF TEXAS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1940. 1st ed. 484 pages. Hardcover. Biographical portraits and sketches of past presidents and governors of Texas, with information not readily found in most histories of Texas. B/w drawings & photographs, indexed. Red pebble-surface boards, black title on front and spine. White dustjacket with portraits in blue on front and red title, blue title on spine.
VG/Poor. Solid copy, no wear, no marks. Dustjacket is in mended pieces, preservedbecause inside has list of other Naylor books. # A0113. $72.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Deussen, Alexander.   GEOLOGY AND UNDERGROUND WATERS SOUTHEASTERN PART OF TEXAS COASTAL PLAIN (WATER SUPPLY PAPER # 335)  
Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office,. 1st ed. 365 pages. Leather. Geologic survey of East Texas, 5 folded maps (4 in color), folded chart. With marbled endpapers and marbled edges. Water Supply Paper #335. In 3/4 Dark red leather-covered boards, gilt title on spine. Dated 1914 on the title page.
Good/No Jacket. READING COPY. Front board is detached. Text block is Fine. # A0130. $25.00   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  
Dewlen, Al.   TWILIGHT OF HONOR  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961. Book Club ed. 328 pages. Hardcover. Novel of courtroom testimony and manuevering during a murder trial. Has Book of the Month Club dustjacket and detent on back cover, even though stated first edition on copyright page.
Good+/Good. Tight, unmarked. Edges, endpapers and dustjacket foxed. Chipping to edges and folds of dustjacket. # A0894. $6.00   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  
Dimmick, Gregg J.   SEA OF MUD: THE RETREAT OF THE MEXICAN ARMY AFTER SAN JACINTO, AN ARCHEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION (SIGNED)  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2004. 1st ed. 362 pages. Hardcover. 0876111983 0-87611-198-3. Follows movements of the Mexican army as they cross Texas toward the Rio Grande. Uses archival reports of men who were there and archeological discoveries. Map endpapers, b/w photos and drawings. Inscribed "To----, Hope you enjoy your trek through El Mar de Lodo", and signed by the author on the half-title page.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Lower front corner has a minor bump. # E4988. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dimmick, Gregg J. (ed), & John R. Wheat .   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 publication by an eyewitness to the Texas revolution. Translated by John R. Wheat and edited by Gregg J. Dimmick. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by Wheat, Dimmick and Manuel Hinojosa, who provided some b/w sketches.
Fine/Fine. # E4979. $31.00   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.   GUIDE TO LIFE AND LITERATURE OF THE SOUTHWEST: WITH A FEW OBSERVATIONS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1943. 111 pages. Paperback. 24 illustrations by various artists from other books. Can˙serve as a guide for what to read to know the American Southwest. Not published with title on spine, so previous owner has inked the title there. 1943 date on title page, with no copyright, as Dobie indicated 'Anybody is welcome to help himself to any of it in any way.'
Fair/Wraps. Designed with yapped edges, in which the soft cover extends beyond the text block. Extended edges are bent and have small tears. Ink underlining throughout. Owner name on front. # E4529. $16.00   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, J. Frank.   SOME PART OF MYSELF  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1967. 1st ed. 282 pages. Hardcover. Biographical sketches accumulated over Dobie's life and compiled here for the first time. First edition. No dustjacket.
Good+/No Jacket. Solid binding, no name or marks. Spine is faded and discolored. # E3608. $6.50   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  
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  
Drago, Harry Sinclair.   WILD, WOOLLY & WICKED: THE HISTORY OF THE KANSAS COW TOWNS AND THE TEXAS CATTLE TRADE  
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1960. 1st ed. 354 pages. Hardcover. Story of the stockyards and railheads of Kansas, and the cattle trails from Texas that supplied them. Tales of the men who made it all happen. Bibliography. Map endpapers. Notes & bibliography. 1960 first printing.
Near Fine/Good+. Solid unmarked copy. Edges lighlty foxed. Dustjacket spine is color-changed from sunlight. # E2771. $34.00   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  
Dreyfus, A. Stanley.   HENRY COHEN: MESSENGER OF THE LORD  
New York: Bloch Publishing, 1963. 1st ed. 175 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Rabbi Henry I. Cohen of Galveston. A tribute to he memory of its beloved Rabbi on the one hundredth anniversary of his birth by Congregation B'nai Israel of Galveston.
X-Lib NF/Good+. Former library copy. A clean, solid copy. Onlylibrary mark is presentation plate on FEP as a gift to a college library in memory of Rabbi Cohen. # E2947. $24.00   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  
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. Signed by the author.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, without wear. # E3112. $15.00   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  
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  
Elder, Ira Nell.   GENTLE GIANTS: WOMEN WRITERS IN TEXAS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0890153981 0-89015-398-1. Stories of seventeen women authors, with brief sketch biographies and samples of their writing. Stated first edition in aqua colored dustjacket. B/w photo portraits.
Fine/Fine. Book is tight, without wear or marks. Dustjacket is lightly scuffed in the color on several small places. Pale foxing on book edges. Long out of print. # E3211. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elder, Ira Nell.   GENTLE GIANTS: WOMEN WRITERS IN TEXAS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0890153981 0-89015-398-1. Stories of seventeen women authors, with brief sketch biographies and samples of their writing. Stated first edition in aqua colored dustjacket. B/w photo portraits.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E3051. $12.00   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  
Elliot, Claude.   THESES ON TEXAS HISTORY: A CHECK LIST 1907-1952 (IN SLIPCASE)  
Austin: Texas Historical Association, 1955. 1st ed. 280 pages. Hardcover. A Check list of the theses and dissertations in Texas history produced in the departments of history of 18 Texas graduate schools and 33 graduate schools outside Texas, 1907-1952. Tan linen covered boards with red titles on front and spine. Map endpapers showing location of participating colleges. Rust colored paper-covered slipcase with, red printed on cream paper, view of the Barker Texas History Center pasted on front and red title pasted on spine. .
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no marks, no wear to book or slipcase. Slipcase age-darkened on top and spine. # E3936. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elliott, Ada.   801: BEANS, POTATOES AND APPLE PIE  
Wichita Falls: Nortex Press, 1977. 1st ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. 0890151768 0-89015-176-8. Mrs. Elliott recalls a long life and over twenty-five years of work at Dallas' 801 Boarding House.
VG/Good. Page edges foxed. Dustjacket spine sun-darkened. # A0947. $30.00   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 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  
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  
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  
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  
Fain, Anna Kilpatrick.   TEXAS INDIANS: THE STORY OF INDIAN VILLAGE AND THE ALABAMA INDIANS IN POLK COUNTY, TEXAS ON THE ALABAMA-COSHATTI RESERVATION  
Livingston, Tex: Self Published, 1960. 21 pages. Paperback. B/w photos illustrate short story of tribe who scouted for Andrew Jackson, Lee, and Houston.
VG/Wraps. Tight stapled pamphlet. No wear or writing, bit of foxing to covers. # E2493. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Falconer, Thomas.   LETTERS AND NOTES ON THE TEXAN SANTA FE EXPEDITION 1841-1842  
Chicago: Rio Grande Press, 1963. Reprint. 159 pages. Hardcover. With introduction and notes by F.W. Hodge. A reprint of the 1930 original. Red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles. Spiderweb patterned semi-transparent glassine dustjacket. Appendices, bibliography & index. Foolhardy Texans not satified with their western boundary marched into New Mexico Territory to claim it. Mexico thought otherwise, capturing them and sending them to Perote Prison in Mexico until the Feds secured their release. Texans would later return to Santa Fe in SUVs with their ski poles.
Near Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # E2779. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Falconer, Thomas.   ON THE DISCOVERY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, AND ON THE SOUTH-WESTERN, OREGON, AND NORTH-WESTERN BOUNDARY OF THE UNITED STATES  
Austin: Shoal Creek Publishers, 1975. Special ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 0883190206 0-88319-020-6. A facsimile reproduction of the 1844 edition, which is a translation of the original by Robert Cavelier De La Salle and the Chevalier Henry De Tonty. Introduction by Dr. Dorman H. Winfrey, and a folding map of North America.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Top corners bumped, no other wear. Map appears never unfolded. # E3477. $14.00   View This Item  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  
Farb, Carolyn.   HOW TO RAISE MILLIONS HELPING OTHERS, HAVING A BALL (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1993. 1st ed. 169 pages. Hardcover. 0890159246 0-89015-924-6. A guide to fundraising. How to get money for charity by throwing parties for the rich and famous. Signed on the title page by the tireless Houston author. Inscribed 'In the spirit of fundraising, have a ball', dated 9-11-93.
Fine/Fine. Book and dustjacket are without wear. # E3137. $24.00   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. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ferris, Sylvia Van Voast.   SCALPELS AND SABERS: NINETEENTH CENTURY MEDICINE IN TEXAS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1985. 1st ed. 254 pages. Hardcover. 0890155143 0-89015-514-3. Frontier medicine & the men who practiced it fill this narrative, beginning with doctors who came to Texas in the Spanish colonial period, moving to revolutionary & Republic eras. B/w photos and illustrations. Appendix, bibliography & index. Signed by Ferris on the title page.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A4700. $60.00   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  
Fisher, Lewis F.   SAVING SAN ANTONIO: THE PRECARIOUS PRESERVATION OF A HERITAGE  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1996. 1st ed. 552 pages. Hardcover. 0896723720 0-89672-372-0. More than a century of triumphs and failures mark efforts to preserve San Antonio's nearly three centuries of history. First edition. Out of print.
Good+/VG. Tight, but paragraphs and phrases circled in ink throughout the book. Owner name on front endpapers. Otherwise clean and without wear. Bright dustjacket has a chip at bottom rear corner. # E3990. $11.00   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  
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  
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  
Fowler, Zenita.   THE LAST INNOCENT SUMMER  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1990. Reprint. 144 pages. Paperback. 0875650457 0-87565-045-7. A Chaparral Book for Young Readers. Story of a 10-year old girl in a small East Texas town in 1931.
Fine/Wraps. New, in publisher shrinkwrap. # 00905. $9.95   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  
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.   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. 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.   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. 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. 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. 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.   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  
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  
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.   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  
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  
Furse, Margaret Lewis.   HAWKINS RANCH IN TEXAS: FROM PLANTATION TIMES TO THE PRESENT  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. 1st ed. 231 pages. Hardcover. 162349110X 1-62349-110-X. Account of more than 160 years of a family's working ranch in Matagorda County, Texas. Genealogy of the Hawkinses, Alstons, and Rugeleys. Endnotes, bibliography, and index.
Fine/Fine. New book. # 34145. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gallegly, Joseph.   ADVENTURES OF STEVE WATERHOUSE, OR THE SURPRISING CAREER OF A TEXAS-MAN  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1947. 1st ed. 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. Green cloth-covered boards with silver title on front and spine. No dustjacket.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, withour wear or marks. # E3053. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gallup, Sean N.   JOURNEYS INTO CZECH-MORAVIAN TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. 0890967512 0-89096-751-2. A portrait of today's Texans descended from Czech immigrants, and the ways Texas-Czech culture remains strong. Filled with color photos. Appendix, bibliography, and index. This is first printing, now out of print.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Very nice copy. No wear, no marks. Top rear corner lightly bumped. # E3048. $58.50   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  
Gard, Wayne.   UNITARIANISM IN DALLAS, 1899-1968 (SIGNED) AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF THE FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF DALLAS  
Dallas: First Unitarian Church, 1973. 1st ed. 75 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED by the author, b/w photos.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Crisp, no bumps, rubs, or marks. # A3088. $16.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garland, Sherry.   BEST HORSE ON THE FORCE (SIGNED)  
New York: Henry Holt, 1991. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. 0805016589 0-8050-1658-9. Children's action-adventure story involving the Houston Mounted Police. Inscribed and signed by the author. NOT X-LIBRARY OR SCHOOL.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Shelfwear. # B1200. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
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  
Gibson, Jewel.   JOSHUA BEENE AND GOD  
New York: Random House, 1946. 1st ed. 238 pages. Hardcover. A humorous portrayal of religious and political struggle in a small East Texas town. Rust-brown cloth-covered boards. First printing.
Good/No Jacket. Firm binding, Corners worn, spine ends frayed. No name or marks. Top edge foxed. # E4821. $18.50   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  
Gilbert, Charles E.   CONCISE HISTORY OF EARLY TEXAS 1519 TO 1861  
Houston: Charles E. Gilbert, Jr., 1965. 80 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated by the 30 historic flags which inspired the valiant patriots whose bravery and perseverance made Texas history and created the Republic of Texas. White dustjacket illustrated with the six flags flown over Texas, and the great seal of Texas.
VG/Good+. Tight, owner name marked out on front endpaper. Dustjacket has a 1/2" tear at bottom of front flap-fold. Some age tanning. # E4462. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilbert, Minnie.   SUNRISE SONG  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1984. 1st ed. 114 pages. Hardcover. 0890154686 0-89015-468-6. Memories of growing up close to the Rio Grand in the time between the world wars. Stories of how the cultures of Anglos and Mexicans have blended. Illustrated with drawings by Marilyn Moseley. Two pages of Spanish glossary.
Fine/Fine. New, never sold stock from our archives. Faint foxing on top edge. # E2352. $14.00   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  
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  
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  
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  
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. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gouge, William M.   THE FISCAL HISTORY OF TEXAS (REPRINT OF 1852 EDTIION)  
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  
Gouge, William M.   THE FISCAL HISTORY OF TEXAS EMBRACING AN ACCOUNT OF ITS REVENUES, DEBTS & CURRENCY, F/T COMMENCEMENT O/T REVOLUTION IN 1834 TO 1851-52  
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 blindstamped 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.
Poor/No Jacket. Binding, hinges, and all pages very firm and intact. Corners & spine ends softened. All pages have foxing. Original 1852 printing. # B9535. $588.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gould, Frank W., & Robert B. Shaw.   GRASS SYSTEMATICS (SECOND EDITION)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1983. 2nd ed. 397 pages. Paperback. 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.
Fine/Wraps. New book, publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2208. $15.00   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 the lives of its citizens. B/w photos, notes, bibliography & index.
New/New. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # B5686. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gray, William Fairfax, & Paul Lack.   THE DIARY OF WILLIAM FAIRFAX GRAY: FROM VIRGINIA TO TEXAS, 1835-1837 1 OF 500 COPIES  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1997. Limited ed. 303 pages. Hardcover. Edited from the original manuscript, with an introduction and notes by Paul Lack. Published by SMU for De Golyer Library and William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies. A limited edition of 500 copies designed by W. Thomas Taylor. Maroon cloth-covered boards, white cloth spine with bright gilt title.
VG/No Jacket. Book is tight, no wear, but, some light colored places of scuffing on the back board. No name or marks. # E4311. $75.00   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.   A CHRISTMAS TREE  
Austin: Encino Press, 1973. 1st ed. 28 pages. Hardcover. Greene writes of his experiences with Christmas trees - going out to cut them, decorating, "too big, too small," etc. Drawings by Nunn. Green paper covered boards with large colorful paste-on title label on front. Brown cloth spine with black title. Includes original acetate dustjacket.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Very light foxing on edges, and a little bit on paste-on label, else Fine. In a clear mylar sleeve. # A0615. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A.C.   A CHRISTMAS TREE (SIGNED, LIMITED)  
Austin: Encino Press, 1973. Limited ed. 28 pages. Hardcover. # 135 of 250 limited edition copies SIGNED by Greene, Nunn & Wittliff. Greene recalls accounts of his experiences with Christmas trees. Illustrated with drawings by Ancel Nunn. Book designed by William D. Wittliff. Green cloth covered boards with large colorful paste-on label on front. Matching label on slipcase. Dark green leather spine with gilt title.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Book is lightly foxed along page edges and label, thus Near Fine. In a Very Good slipcase which shows moderate foxing on paper label. # A0616. $67.50   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.   A PERSONAL COUNTRY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1979. Revised ed. 328 pages. Hardcover. 0890960771 0-89096-077-1. Illustrated with drawings by Ancel Nunn. Country west of Fort Worth and Abilene was the land of his youth and focus of Greene's reminiscence. A Texas classic. Cream colored dustjacket, red titles, red illustration of cows standing under a bare tree.
Near Fine/Good+. Pale foxing on edges, dustjacket spine a sun-darkened. # E4330. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A.C.   A PLACE CALLED DALLAS: THE PIONEERING YEARS OF A CONTINUING METROPOLIS (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Dalls County Heritage Society, 1975. 1st ed. 65 pages. Paperback. History of Dallas early growth to 1970s. Double-page illustration of "Bird's eye view" of Dallas dated 1872. B/w illustrations. Signed by the author on the titlepage.
Good/Wraps. Tight, No wear, but the spine and part of front cover sun-darkened. Gift inscription dated 1975. # E4034. $14.00   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  
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.   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  
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  
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  
Haines, Doug.   RESURRECTING TRASH: DAN PHILLIPS AND THE PHOENIX COMMOTION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2013. 1st ed. 164 pages. Paperback. 1933896868 1-933896-86-8. Buildings made from salvaged materials turn into works of art.
Near Fine/Wraps. New book, has publisher stamp on title page. # E2184. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hale, Leon.   PAPER HERO  
Fredericksburg: Shearer Publishing, 1986. 1st ed. 235 pages. Hardcover. 0940672367 0-940672-36-7. True first edition, first printing released by Shearer Publishing in 1986.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Price clipped from dustjacket flap. # E4696. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hale, Leon.   A SMILE FROM KATIE HATTAN & OTHER NATURAL WONDERS (SIGNED)  
Bryan: Shearer Publishing, 1982. 1st ed. 280 pages. Hardcover. 0940672073 0-940672-07-3. Newspaper columnist Leon Hale writes of people living in an imperfect world. Boldly SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper.
Near Fine/VG. A solid, clean, unmarked copy. Dustjacket has lots of little rubbed marks, but no tears or chips. # E3102. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haley, James L.   TEXAS: FROM THE FRONTIER TO SPINDLETOP  
New York: St. Martin's, 1991. 2nd ed. 292 pages. Paperback. 0312064799 0-312-06479-9. Overview of Texas history using 52 essays on events and people, maps, b/w illustrations. This book is reprint (with new title) of Doubleday's 'Texas: An Album of History' 1985 hardcover edition.
Near Fine/Wraps. New book, out of our archives. # E3146. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, Richard S.   LIGHTHOUSES, LIGHTSHIPS, AND BEACONS OF TEXAS (SIGNED)  
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.
Fine/Wraps. New copies, SIGNED by the author/artist, a friend of our store. # 33813. $18.95   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  
Hamilton, Charles W.   EARLY DAY OIL TALES OF MEXICO  
Houston: Gulf Publishing, 1966. 1st ed. 246 pages. Hardcover. The author's recollections (1912-1922) of the days of the great oil boom south of the Rio Grande coincide with periods of revolution & counter-revolution, most colorful & important time in Mexico history. Illustrated with b/w sketches and flourishes by Bob Schoenke.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Pristine. # A2469. $18.00   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  
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.   SHORT GRASS & LONGHORNS  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1943. 1st ed. 269 pages. Hardcover. Histories drawn from stories and interviews of the cowboys and ranchers of West Texas. Illustrated with sepia photos. Indexed.
Good/No Jacket. Solid binding, unmarked. Cover has some discoloration, light edge foxing and some foxing on first and last few pages. # A0161. $140.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hand, Wayland D.   EYES ON TEXAS: FIFTY YEARS OF FOLKLORE IN THE SOUTHWEST  
Austin: The Texas Folklore Society, 1967. 1st ed. 28 pages. Paperback. Speech given at the fiftieth meeting of the Texas Folklore Society, in Austin on April 8, 1966. Published by the Texas Folklore Society, with design and production by William D. Wittliff at the Encino Press. Stapled pamphlet in blue stiff paper cover with black title and roadrunner on front. B/w photos of founders and officers.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # E3511. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hanna, James S.   WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE WHEN I WAS A KID  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1973. 108 pages. Hardcover. 0811105105 0-8111-0510-5. Biography of author's childhood years on Galveston Island, Texas, surving the 1900 Storm at age three, and tales of life though college. The original promotional letter / review from The Naylor Company is laid in.
VG/Fine. Promotional copy sent to us fifty years ago by Naylor, edges stamped "Reading Copy Only" else an unread copy. # A0160. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harcourt, George K.   PETROLEUM CLUB OF HOUSTON: DIRECTORY & YEARBOOK 1970  
Houston: Petroleum Club of Houston, 1970. 1st ed. 239 pages. Hardcover. Annual directory for members of one of the Southwest's most elite social organizations. Like a college yearbook with info on the organization, members (with photos of those who live in Houston), and photos and layout of the club.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, interior clean, bright, with no owner marks. Boards have some rubbing, else VG. # E4458. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hardy, Dermot H., & Ingham S. Roberts.   HISTORICAL REVIEW OF SOUTH-EAST TEXAS: AND THE FOUNDERS, LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN OF COMMERCE , INDUSTRY AND CIVIC AFFAIRS  
Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1910. 1026 pages. Hardcover. Volume II only, composed of biographical sketches of prominent citizens and full page photographic portraits of many of them. Brown leather covered boards with dark brown leather spine and corners. Bright gilt title on spine.
Good/No Jacket. Solid binding, unmarked. Corners worn through to cardboard. Spinetop worn. # E3101. $120.00   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  
Harrington, Mildred P.   SOUTHWEST IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  
Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1952. 1st ed. 124 pages. Hardcover. States included in the bibliography are Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. A reference book, listing kid's titles with brief descriptions including works published through Spring 1951. Bright red cloth-covered boards with black title on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E2476. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Benjamin Butler.   THE GILA TRAIL: TEXAS ARGONAUTS & THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1960. 1st ed. 175 pages. Hardcover. The reminiscences of young Texas attorney Benjamin Butler Harris, who joined the 52-man Duval party in an early expedition to California. The band faced perils from the elements and Apaches in their journey, but arrived in 1849 and continued to work the veins until 1859. A fine first edition. #31 in the American Exploration & Travel Series. A few b/w illustrations, footnotes, well indexed.
Near Fine/Fine. Bit of foxing to page edges, else Fine. # A1217. $21.50   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  
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, Thom.   ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ALAMO AND THE TEXAS REVOLUTION  
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1999. 1st ed. 229 pages. Hardcover. 0786405937 0-7864-0593-7. A guide for understanding the people, places, battles, and the social, political, and cultural events of early Texas. Bibliography and index. Glossy pictorial cover without dustjacket.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no owner marks. Top edge has light foxing. # E4202. $27.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haynes, Nelma.   PANTHER LICK CREEK  
New York: Abingdon Press, 1970. 1st ed. 158 pages. Hardcover. 0687300126 0-687-30012-6. Young readers' story of homesteading in early Texas. Illustrated throughout with drawings by William Moyers. Yellow dustjacket has wrap-around illustration of running horses. First edition.
VG/Good+. Tight, no wear, owner name on FFEP. Dustjacket hae chips and small tears along edges. # E4774. $7.50   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  
Heimsath, Clovis.   GEOMETRY IN ARCHITECTURE: TEXAS BUILDINGS YESTERDAY AND TODAY (REVISED EDITION OF PIONEER TEXAS BUILDINGS, 1968)  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2002. Revised ed. 158 pages. Hardcover. 0292731450 0-292-73145-0. Updated and revised edition of the work which inspired the preservation and restoration of many pioneer buildings. B/w photos and line drawings.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E4256. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henderson, James David.   MEALS BY FRED HARVEY: A PHENOMENOM OF THE AMERICAN WEST  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1969. 1st ed. 63 pages. Hardcover. No. 6 of TCU Monographs in History and culture. Stated first printing. Blue boards with decorated gray past-down on front. B/w photos and a biographic history of the Fred Harvey business. Appendices including a list of all the Harvey establishments. References used in preparation, index. Scarce in hardcover.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B5475. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henderson, Harry McCorry.   TEXAS IN THE CONFEDERACY (HENDERSON / NAYLOR)  
San Antonio: Naylor Company, 1955. 1st ed. 166 pages. Hardcover. An account of the Civil War campaigns in which Texas units participated. Bibliography and index. White dustjacket with blue titles and blue and red illustration on front.
Good/Good. Firm binding, owner name, discoloration on endpapers. Dustjacket has wear on edges. # E4778. $45.00   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. $11.00   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  
Heritage Committee of the San, Antonio B   SAN ANTONIO IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Clarke Printing Company, 1976. 1st ed. 154 pages. Hardcover. Published for the American Bicentennial, this early history of San Antonio is signed on the titlepage by all contributors. Sepia-tone photos throughout. Includes errata card. Map endpapers. First printing and out of print.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear. Ghost of owner address sticker on enpaper. # E4013. $28.00   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, 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  
Hill, Jim Dan.   THE TEXAS NAVY: IN FORGOTTEN BATTLES AND SHIRTSLEEVE DIPLOMACY  
Chicago: Univ. Chicago, 1937. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. Definitive history of the Texas Navy and its role in the Gulf from 1835-1846. Accounts of naval operations of the Republic of Texas and documents the thirteen men-of-war the Republic possesed. Map endpapers, b/w illustrations. Bibliography and index. Includes a leaflet issued as a keepsake by the San Jacinto Museum on the occasion of the permanent berthing of the U.S.S. Texas at the Battleground, twenty-first of April (San Jacinto Day) 1948. Compiled by James M. Daniel, it lists the ships of the navy, important facts and final disposition of each. Blue cloth-covered boards.
Good+/Good+. Firm binding, square corners, spine ends a little softened. No owner marks. Edges foxed. Dustjacket scuffed at corners and spine ends. # A0167. $68.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hill, Madalene, & Gwen Barclay.   SOUTHERN HERB GROWING (SIGNED)  
Fredericksburg: Shearer Publishing, 1987. 1st ed. 196 pages. Hardcover. 0940672413 0-940672-41-3. First edition, inscribed "To P----Always grow where you're planted", and signed by the author.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Bright, price intact dustjacket. # E4906. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Historical Brochure Committee, & AIA of .   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. $16.00   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  
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, pieces lost on spine and back. Faded on spine. If there was a dustjacket spine title, it has faded away. # E3115. $180.00   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  
Hogan, William Ransom.   THE TEXAS REPUBLIC: A SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1946. 1st ed. 338 pages. Hardcover. Social history of the Republic of Texas, the people, their trades and professions and more. Index and large bibliography. Stated first edition. Terra-cotta cloth-covered boards With gilt title in darker box on spine. Top edge dyed brown. Green dustjacket. BTB 91.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, bright pages, no owner name or marks, tape stains on the endpapers. No wear. Dustjacket has minor corner wear, $3.00 price remains on flap. # A0169. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hogg Foundation Mental Health, .   THE HOGG FOUNDATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH: THE FIRST THREE DECADES  
Austin: University of Texas, 1970. 1st ed. 60 pages. Hardcover. This account of the first thirty years of the Hogg Foundation was produced by staff to honor Robert Sutherland, who led it through that time. Cream-colored boards, brown spine and brown title block on front and back. Bright gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Pale foxing on edges and boards, else Near Fine. # E4776. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoig, Stan.   JESSE CHISHOLM: AMBASSADOR OF THE PLAINS  
Niwot, CO: Univ. Press Colorado, 1991. 1st ed. 226 pages. Hardcover. 0870811983 0-87081-198-3. Fine historical study of the man who opened a trail route from Texas to Kansas, dealt fairly with Indians and cattlemen alike and became a legend in the cattle industry. Good index, notes, b/w photos. First edition.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Very pale foxing on edges. # E4737. $13.00   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  
Holtz, Robert, & Mayhall & Newman.   TEXAS AND ITS HISTORY  
Ausin: Graphic Ideans, Inc., 1972. 336 pages. Hardcover. 7th grade State of Texas history textbook, from back when it was ok to speak of slavery and slaves and not to call them 'immigrant workers' or ignore them altogether as Gov. Abbott demands. Those 25 index entries on slavery; 25 on Negroes; 1 on the KKK; will have his wheels spinning.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former 7th grade Texas History textbook. Two student names, no school or district shown, otherwise clean and unmarked. # E4545. $25.00   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  
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, Boyce.   CITY OF FLAMING ADVENTURE: THE CHRONICLE OF SAN ANTONIO, FIESTA EDITION (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Naylor Company, 1949. 1st ed. 214 pages. Hardcover. Thirty-three chapters about events and people important in San Antonio and Texas history. Fifteen illustrations by Melvan D. Jordan. Green cloth-covered boards, endpapers illustrated in green. Author signed on colorful, tipped-in Fiesta Edition page.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, owner name on titlepage. Corners very lightly bumped. # E2952. $20.00   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.   LAUGH PARADE OF STATES: STAR-SPANGLED WIT AND HUMOR (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Naylor Company, 1948. 1st ed. 162 pages. Hardcover.
VG/Good+. First edition, signed by the author. Tight, no owner marks. Inside of dustjacket lists many other Naylor books. # E4746. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Howard, Rex Z.   TEXAS GUIDEBOOK: AUTHENTIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE WONDERS OF TX, FOURTH EDITION  
Grand Prairie TX: Lo-Ray, 1962. 4th ed. 356 pages. Hardcover. An itemized and indexed guide for travelers to the many scenic and interesting places in Texas. B/w photos. "Special Library Copy" is rust-colored hardcover with gilt titles.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm, owner name on FFEP. Gilt spine title somewhat faded. Book is square and straight. # A0658. $28.00   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  
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  
Hunter, Lillie Mae.   THE MOVING FINGER (CASTRO COUNTY, TEXAS)  
Borger, Texas: Plains Printing, 1956. 1st ed. 171 pages. Hardcover. History of Castro County in the Texas Panhandle. Illustrations by Bill Hacker scattered throughout. Bright turqouise cloth-covered boards with black titles. First edition. SixGuns 1086, Herd 1104, Cracker Barrel 895. SixGuns 1086; Herd 1104; Cracker Barrel 895.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. # A0178. $52.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hunter, J. Marvin.   PEREGRINATIONS OF A PIONEER PRINTER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY (SIGNED)  
Grand Prairie: J. Marvin Hunter, 1954. Limited ed. 244 pages. Hardcover. The autobiography of newspaperman and author, J. Marvin Hunter. # 51 of 300 limited edition copies. B/w photos.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Spine darkened. # A1007. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Huntsville, Tx High School, .   HORNET 1941 YEARBOOK, HUNTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (TEXAS)  
Huntsville, TX: Hunstville High School, 1941. 1st ed. Hardcover. Yearbook for the Class of 1941 at Huntsville High School. B/w photos throughout. Cream and green embossed cover.
Good+/No Jacket. Very firm binding. Lots of greetings and well-wishes from owner's friends. Surface and edges lightly age-tanned. # E4470. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Huntsville, Tx High School, .   HORNET 1945 YEARBOOK, HUNTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (TEXAS)  
Huntsville, TX: Hunstville High School, 1945. 1st ed. Hardcover. Yearbook for the Class of 1945 at Huntsville High School. B/w photos throughout. Cream and green embossed cover.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding. Owner name and one inscription. Surface and edges lightly age-tanned. # E4471. $25.00   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  
Hutcheson, Edward C.   THE FREEDOM TREE  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1970. 1st ed. 149 pages. Hardcover. A view of the Texas story - from Austin's Colony into the 20th century - as seen through the eyes of some of it's early settlers and citizen leaders.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A1836. $28.50   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  
Hutson, Lucinda.   HERB GARDEN COOKBOOK  
Houston: Gulf Publishing, 1992. 1st ed. 229 pages. Hardcover. 0877190801 0-87719-080-1. Planting and harvesting instructions for all kinds of herbs and 150 recipes. Color photos, resources, index.
Fine/Near Fine. New books out of our archives. Dustjacket spine sunned. # E2446. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hyer, Julien C.   TEXAS LIONS 1917-67: A HISTORY OF 50 YEARS OF LIONISM  
Waco, TX: Hill Jr. College, 1969. 295 pages. Hardcover. History of the first 50 years of the Lions Club in Texas, their good civic works in helping blind & crippled children and their communities. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Light foxing on edges and dustjacket, else Fine. # A0182. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Iber, Jorge, & Samuel O. Regalado.   MEXICAN AMERICANS AND SPORTS: A READER ON ATHLETICS AND BARRIO LIFE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2007. 1st ed. 262 pages. Paperback. 1585445525 1-58544-552-5. Social history spotlights Latinos contributions in baseball, football,soccer, boxing, track, and softball. Essays on different aspects from nine authors.
Near Fine/Wraps. tight, without wear. publisher stamp. # E2172. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jackson, Jack.   TEXAS BY TERAN: THE DIARY KEPT BY GENERAL MANUEL DE MIER Y TERAN ON HIS 1828 INSPECTION OF TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2000. Reprint. 300 pages. Paperback. 0292752350 0-292-75235-0. Translated by John Wheat, with botanical notes by Scooter Cheatham and Lynn Marshall.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear no marks. Appears never read. # E4983. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
James, Will.   THE DRIFTING COWBOY  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1949. Reprint. 241 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with more than forty drawings by Will James. Light brown cloth-covered boards with gilt title in dark brown block on spine. Top edge dyed brown.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, corners square. Spine ends softened. Owner's name on front free endpaper dated 1949. # E3602. $15.00   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  
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  
Johnson, Jack.   JACK JOHNSON IS A DANDY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY  
New York: Chelsea House, 1969. 1st ed. 262 pages. Hardcover. A nice copy of the autobiography of the first Black Heavyweight boxing champion and renaissance man, Jack Johnson. B/w photos. Introductory essays by Dick Schaap and The Lampman.
Near Fine/Good+. Book is a solid, unmarked copy. Unclipped dustjacket has edgewear and a half-inch closed tear with associated wrinkle at foot of spine. # E4286. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, Lady Bird.   TEXAS-A ROADSIDE VIEW (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1980. 1st ed. 51 pages. Hardcover. 0911536892 0-911536-89-2. Color photos from the 25 Texas Highway Departments submitted to Lady Bird's 1979 contest. Foreword by Diana Hobby. Laid in is matching bookplate signed by Lady Bird Johnson, in envelope from Trinity University Press.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Pristine. # E3201. $199.00   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  
Johnston, Marguerite.   HOUSTON: THE UNKNOWN CITY, 1836-1946  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2011. Reprint. 446 pages. Paperback. 1603445234 1-60344-523-4. A social and cultural history of Houston in earlier years. Endnotes, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. New book with publisher stamp on endpaper. A special buy. # E4500. $12.50   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, 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 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  
Jordan, Terry G.   TEXAS LOG BUILDINGS: A FOLK ARCHITECTURE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1994. Reprint. 230 pages. Paperback. 0292780516 0-292-78051-6. Contains a record of log buildings that are disappearing from Texas. Explores uses and construction techniques. B/w photos, drawings, and maps.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. # E4984. $18.00   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  
Junker, Patricia, & Others.   AN AMERICAN COLLECTION: WORKS FROM THE AMON CARTER MUSEUM  
New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2001. 1st ed. 287 pages. Hardcover. 1555951988 1-55595-198-8. Presents the history of the Fort Worth museum, and 126 colorplates and 26 duotone illustrations from the collection.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Stated first edition. # E4435. $18.00   View This Item  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  
Kelsey, Sr., Mavis P.   TWENTIETH-CENTURY DOCTOR: HOUSE CALLS TO SPACE MEDICINE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1999. 1st ed. 408 pages. Hardcover. 0890968667 0-89096-866-7. Biography of Houston doctor whose life parallels the story of how medicine developed from a single doctor, home-visit practice to the mega-business, high-tech system it now is. Voluminous end-notes and index.
Near Fine/Fine. From the Design/Production office of the press, with their stamp on the top edge. Otherwise unmarked and without wear. # E3095. $6.00   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  
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.   THERE'S ALWAYS ANOTHER CHANCE AND OTHER STORIES (SIGNED)  
San Angelo: Fort Concho Museum Press, 1986. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0938036084 0-938036-08-4. A never sold, immaculate 1st edition SIGNED by Kelton. Seven short stories and a novelette from the 40s and 50s are combined in this volume.
New/New. New old stock from our archives. Pristine. # A5193. $35.00   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, Dan.   HOW DID DAVY DIE¨  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1978. 1st ed. 48 pages. Hardcover. 0890960496 0-89096-049-6. Revised version of events at the Alamo, from eyewitness accounts and memoirs, not translated untill the 1950s and '70s.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Edges and endpapers have pale foxing. # E4552. $20.00   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  
Kinch, Sam, & Stuart Long.   ALLAN SHIVERS: THE PIED PIPER OF TEXAS POLITICS  
Austin: Shoal Creek, 1973. 247 pages. Hardcover. 0883190176 0-88319-017-6. Story of Allen Shivers and his influence in breaking the Democrat's traditional hold of Southern politics. B/w photos, indexed.
VG/Fine. Book has foxing to endpapers. # A0203. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kinch, Sam, & Ben Proctor.   TEXAS UNDER A CLOUD  
Austin: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1972. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. 0836300963 0-8363-0096-3. The events surrounding the Sharpstown stock scandal are disclosed step by step along with recommendations for reforms.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Pristine copies. # A0202. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
King, Irene Marschall.   COMANCHES ON THE PEACE PATH  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1970. 47 pages. Hardcover. Story of the Council House Fight of 1840 and the struggle of a Comanche chief for peace.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, no wear, no marks. Edges have very pale foxing. Bright dustjacket has no wear, but is faded on the spine. # A0201. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
King, C. Richard.   SUSANNA DICKINSON: MESSENGER OF THE ALAMO (SIGNED)  
Austin: Shoal Creek, 1976. 1st ed. 166 pages. Hardcover. 0883190230 0-88319-023-0. Biography of settler in DeWitts Colony in 1831, who was in the Alamo when her husband was killed there. Red cloth-covered boards, gilt title on spine. B/w illustrations. Inscribed 'Remember the Alamo and Susanna" and signed by the author, dated 1976. Wrap-around illustration of the Alamo on the dustjacket, with yellow title. Stated first edition.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, no wear. Surface coating of the dustjacket has scattered wrinkles. Dustjacket price-clipped. # E3541. $32.00   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  
Klement, Al.   RUSTLIN' ALONG THE BRAZOS (SIGNED)  
New York: Vantage Press, 1980. 1st ed. 166 pages. Hardcover. 0533041619 0-533-04161-9. A historical novel of frontier justice in post-Civil War Texas dealing with cattle rustlers. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author.
VG/Good+. Light edwear on dustjacket, foxing on page edges. # A0928. $30.00   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  
Kownslar, Allan O.   THE EUROPEAN TEXANS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 197 pages. Paperback. 1585443522 1-58544-352-2. More than 90 illustrations and firsthand accounts show us the contributions of people from all over Europe. Includes excerpts from personal letters, recipes for traditional dishes, and immigration statistics. One of five books in the Institute of Texan Cultures series Texans All.
New/Wraps. New in publisher shrinkwrap. # 24718. $12.95   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  
Krey, Laura.   THE AND TELL OF TIME  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938. 1st ed. 712 pages. Hardcover. A sweeping novel of the generations of a Texas family on a Brazos River valley plantation during & after the Civil War, with much focus on the Carpetbagger era and Reconstruction. 1st ed with a lengthy 1938 Houston Chronicle book review laid in.
Near Fine/VG. Book is fine and unmarked. Dustjacket has a bit of shelf wear at spine ends, else Near Fine. Presents very well. # A3891. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kubiak, Daniel James.   TEN TALL TEXANS (1970, REVISED, ENLARGED EDITION)  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1970. Revised ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 081110348X 0-8111-0348-X. Biographies of ten, chosen from the many Texas revolutionary heroes. Revised and enlarged from the 1967 first edition. Illustrated in b/w. Brown leather-look cover with black title and decoration on front and spine. Tan dustjacket, title inside scroll-work box and listing of the heroes on front.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # E4617. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
La Porte Bay Area, Heritage Society.   SUMMER FOLKS 'N YEAR-ROUND NEIGHBORS: THE BAYSHORE'S SOCIAL HISTORY, SETTLEMENT TO THE 1950S (LA PORTE, TEXAS)  
La Porte Texas: Texas Marquee Publishing, 19. 1st ed. 339 pages. Hardcover. 0963375105 0-9633751-0-5. First printing of history of the town and it's families alongside Galveston Bay. Map endpapers. Illustrations and map by Shirley Davis. Sea green cover with bright gilt titles.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. # E4748. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lackey, Jerry.   UNTO OUR TIMES  
Hereford, TX: Pioneer Book Publishers, 1971. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. History and descriptions of events in West Texas, The Chisos Mountains and the Big Bend. LBJ at Johnson City, John Nance Garner of Uvalde, visits by Eisenhower, Truman and Nixon's dedication of the Amistad Dam and reservoir. Much local flavor and details often left out of plain history books. B/w photos throughout.
Fine/Near Fine. Dustjacket has light edgewear. # E4554. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lackner, E.E.   FROM TYRANNY TO TEXAS: GERMAN PIONEERS IN HARRIS COUNTY  
San Antonio: Naylor Company, 1975. 1st ed. 100 pages. Hardcover. 0811105768 0-8111-0576-8. Mostly letters back and forth concerning early life, decision to emigrate to Texas, and life thereafter of Wilhelm Quensell, edited by his grandson. Bibliography and index. Printing limited to two hundred copies.
Fine/Near Fine. A new book, in our building since it came from Naylor 40 years ago. # E4553. $65.00   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  
Ladd, Ileta Kerr.   SEEING TEXAS: A CHILDREN'S TRAVELOG OF TEXAS  
Dallas: Mathis Van Nort, 1943. 1st ed. 187 pages. Hardcover. Travels throughout Texas, Big Bend, Davis Mountains, the coast and more. Well-illustrated with b/w photos. Bibliography.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, square, spine faded. Christmas gift inscription on half-title page, dated 1943. # A0208. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Laine, Tanner.   CAMPFIRE STORIES (SIGNED)  
Lubbock TX: Ranch House Publications, 1965. 1st ed. 148 pages. Paperback. Short stories, legends, and yarns of the West Texas frontier. Illustrated by Donald E. Johnson. Inscribed "Very Best Wishes", and SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper. He also signed below his photo on the back cover. Sixguns 1269.
VG/Wraps. Tight, reader crease, owner address label inside front cover. # E4792. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Landess, Thomas.   LARRY MCMURTRY (SOUTHWEST WRITERS SERIES NO. 23)  
Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1969. 1st ed. 44 pages. Paperback. Discussion of McMurtry's work at a time when he had yet only published four books and there were still doubt about his long-term durabiliy as an iconic American writer. Pamphlet in tan card cover with red title. On the back is a list of the previous entries in the series.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Faint foxing to edges, back cover. # E4272. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Landregan, Steve.   CATHOLIC TEXANS: OUR FAMILY ALBUM  
Dallas: Catholic Diocese of Dallas, 2003. 143 pages. Hardcover. 2746812851 2-7468128-5-1. A history of the Catholic Church in Texas. Color and b/w illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no marks. The only spot of wear is a tiny rub on front lower corner. # E4204. $12.00   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  
Lankevich, George.   THE PRESIDENTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS: CHRONOLOGY, DOCUMENTS, BIBLIOGRAPHY  
Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, 1979. 1st ed. 230 pages. Hardcover. 0379120852 0-379-12085-2. Good reference source work on the presidencies of Sam Houston (twice: as 1st & 3rd), Mirabeau Lamar & Anson Jones. Extensive bibliography, indexed.
VG/No Jacket. Small spot on fore-edge, cover has faint light spots. # A7152. $46.75   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  
Lardas, Mark.   THE VANISHED TEXAS COAST: LOST PORT TOWNS, MYSTERIOUS SHIPWRECKS AND OTHER TRUE TALES (SIGNED)  
Charleston SC: History Press, 2021. 1st ed. 143 pages. Paperback. 1467149853 1467149853. B/w illustrations, photos, one map. Index.
New/Wraps. New book signed by the author. # 37556. $21.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lasater, Annette N.   LORENZO & DON CLEMENTE  
Albany, Texas: Blanton-Casey, 1976. 1st ed. 41 pages. Hardcover. Story of a American boy and his ranchhand friend Don Clemente in northern Mexico. Iillustrated throughout with pen and ink drawings by Ronald Thomason. Book designed by William Wittliff. Rust colored cloth-covered boards, paste-on illustrated title label on front and black title on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # E3191. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lasater, Annette, & Louise Robertson.   GRANDDAD'S FARM HOUSE  
no place: Self Published, 1978. 1st ed. 42 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with lovely pencil drawings by Robertson. Green cloth-covered boards. Unpaginated, but about 42 pages.
VG/No Jacket. No wear or marks. Light foxing on edges and back cover. # E3180. $13.00   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. Retains publisher's clear acetate dustjacket.
New/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Pale foxing on edges. # B9032. $44.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lavender, Linda.   DOG TROTS AND MUD CATS: THE TEXAS LOG HOUSE (1979 1ST ED.)  
Denton: North Texas State University, 1979. 1st ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. A fine study of the history of the log structure and associated cultural history in Texas. Numerous sepia-tone photos. The 1979 original edition, in reddish-brown cloth with gilt titles
Near Fine/No Jacket. Bit of foxing to endpapers, else a Fine copy. # A0993. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
LaVergne, Tommy, & Joyce Pounds Hardy.   ROADS TO FORGOTTEN TEXAS: PHOTOGRAPHS AND POEMS (SIGNED)  
Huntsville, TX: Texas Review Press, 2004. 1st ed. 185 pages. Paperback. 1881515710 1-881515-71-0. The photographer uses interesting focus and perspective to evoke the feeling of times and places now but memories. Full-page images face poems associated with the photo. SIGNED by both authors on the title page. Stated first edition.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. A beautiful copy. # E3991. $20.00   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  
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  
Leary, Sandra Pounds.   THE CRABS OF TEXAS: BULLETIN 43, SERIES VII COASTAL FISHERIES  
Austin: Texas Parks & Wildlife, 1961. 1st ed. 57 pages. Paperback. Bulletin 43 of Series VII, Coastal Fisheries provides info on crabs and the crab industry. B/w drawings, photos. Stapled pamphlet. Get yourself a string, a chicken neck and a few cold ones. Good times!
Fine/Wraps. A fine, unmarked copy. # E4116. $7.00   View This Item  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  
Lent, Joy.   HOUSTON'S HERITAGE USING ANTIQUE POSTCARDS  
Houston: D.H. White and Company, 1983. 1st ed. 77 pages. Paperback. 229 picture postcards with commentary illustrate Houston's history in homes, comercial buildings, parks, and other notable places. Shiny black stiff covers with gilt title on front. 226 in color, 3 or so in b/w.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. Light rubbing on back cover. # E4293. $35.00   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  
Levin, David.   PROMISE (SIGNED)  
Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2008. Reprint. 274 pages. Paperback. 1436302102 1436302102. Uplifting story set in Houston. Signed by the author on the halftitle page.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. # E4196. $12.00   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  
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  
Lloyd, Everett.   LAW WEST OF THE PECOS: THE STORY OF ROY BEAN  
San Antonio: University Press, 1931. Reprint. 168 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Judge Roy Bean, and his style of justice in West Texas. B/w photos. 3rd printing (December 1931) of the 1st which was first done in May, 1931.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, corners sharp, unmarked. Top edge foxed and endpapers foxed. Spine cloth a bit faded. # A0224. $30.00   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  
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  
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  
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  
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, 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  
Manley, Anabel.   FIFTY YEARS OF HISTORY: THE WOMEN'S MISSIONARY COUNCIL OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD 1925-1975  
Houston: WMC, 1975. 1st ed. 48 pages. Paperback. Contains a biography of Etta Fields Calhoun, founder of Women's Missionary Council of the Assemblies of God. History of the growth and works of the organization and several poems. Booklet with golden title and decoration on white card cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear or marks. Edge of cover slightly tanned from age. # E2904. $18.00   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 (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  
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  
Matthews, Sallie Reynolds.   INTERWOVEN: A PIONEER CHRONICLE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1997. Special ed. 226 pages. Hardcover. 0890961239 0-89096-123-9. An important source of frontier family life information, being the story of an extraordinary Texas woman. Nice pencil sketches by Buck Schiwetz. Typography & design by Carl Hertzog. Indexed. Sixth printing of Memorial Edition, dedicated to the memory of Watkins Reynolds Mathews.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Production copy stamp on top edge, otherwise unmarked. No wear. # E4834. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Matthews, Billie L., & Virginia E. Hurlb.   CLOUDS OVER TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1986. 1st ed. 110 pages. Hardcover. 0890155429 0-89015-542-9. Two boys, a new Texan and a Native Tejano find adventure and friendship in the new Republic. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New, never sold stock from our archives. Faint foxing on some white areas of dustjacket. # E2353. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mauro, Garry.   BEACHES, BUREAUCRATS, AND BIG OIL (SIGNED)  
Austin: Look Away Books, 2003. 244 pages. Paperback. 0965834417 0-9658344-1-7. Story of Mauro's effort as Land Commissioner to secure environmental protection of Texas beaches for all Texans. Signed by the author and dated 2003 on the title page.
Fine/Wraps. No indication of use or handling. # E4359. $11.00   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  
Mayes editor, Wendell.   CACTUS 1921 YEARBOOK OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN [ORIGINAL 1921 PRINTING]  
Austin: University of Texas Students, 1921. 1st ed. 496 pages. Hardcover. University of Texas yearbook for 1921. First edition. Dark brown leather-look cloth boards with embossed view of campus and university building on front. B/w photos throughout, chapter title pages illustrated in color. Dedicated to memory of George W. Littlefield, past regent, and major benefactor of the University, his portrait protected by a tissue page.
Good+/No Jacket. Very firm binding, no writing. About half of halftitle page torn out. Large, heavy book. # E4469. $30.00   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. Cute b/w sketches by Martha McAlister, notes & index.
New/New. A new copy, now out-of-print in hardcover. # E0707. $36.00   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  
McBride, Philip.   TANGLED HONOR 1862 (SIGNED)  
Lockhart TX: Philip McBride, 2014. 1st ed. 344 pages. Paperback. 0692315624 0-692-31562-4. Civile War historical fiction. Signed by the author.
Near Fine/Wraps. No reader crease, no wear. Small splash stain on bottom edge. # E3058. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McCarty, John L. (compiler).   WIND IN THE COTTONWOODS  
Texas: Dalhart Publ.: Dalhart, 1936. 1st ed. 231 pages. Hardcover. Compilation of poetry about the Texas Panhandle region by native poets including Laura V. Hamner, Grace Noll Coward, M. Jean Autry, Inez Baker, May Cohea and many others. Arranged alphbetically by poet.
Good+/No Jacket. Somewhat uncommon. Front free endpaper removed, else VG. # A0249. $42.00   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  
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.   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.   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  
McDonald, Archie P.   TEXAS: ALL HAIL THE MIGHTY STATE (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. 1st ed. 273 pages. Hardcover. 0890153884 0-89015-388-4. SIGNED on the half-title page by the author. An easy-to-read, concise history of Texas. Scattered b/w illustrations. Index. Dark red leather covered boards with gilt title on spine. Dark blue dustjacket has red title on front, white title on spine.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3139. $52.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McGregor, Stuart.   WHEN HURRICANE CARLA BEAT THE DRUMS FOR THE GREATEST ROUNDUP IN HISTORY  
Texas: Stuart McGregor, 1962. 1st ed. 116 pages. Hardcover. McGregor tells the story of gathering up 450,000 oil drums at Texas City's petrochemical docks after being scattered far and wide by the winds of Hurricane Carla in 1963. B/w photos.
VG/Good. Firm, no wear, no owner marks. Top edge has foxing and a small dark spot. White pictorial dustjacket is chipped along all edges, and age-darkened on spine. # E4836. $15.00   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  
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  
Mergele, E.W.   LEE: HIS LAST DAYS IN TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Boerne TX: E.W. Mergele, 2002. 1st ed. 247 pages. Paperback. Historical fiction set in the time after the war. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Wraps. As new. Never read. # E4944. $12.00   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, Pidd.   ALCALDE FOR 1943: YEARBOOK OF SAM HOUSTON STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS  
Huntsville: Sam Houston State, 1943. 248 pages. Hardcover. ORIGINAL 1943 yearbook. In cream vinyl covers. Has inscriptions from classmates.
Good+/No Jacket. Wear to top of spine. Owner's name on endpaper. # B6885. $18.50   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: PANHANDLE/PLAINS EDITION (SIGNED)  
Houston: Cordovan Press, 1982. 1st ed. 187 pages. Paperback. 0891230424 0-89123-042-4. Good historical travel guide. SIGNED by the author and dated 1982. Lots of b/w photos.
Fine/Wraps. From our archives. Looks and feels like a brand new book, even tho it's nearly 30 year sold! # E3762. $6.50   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, Edward L.   NEW ORLEANS AND THE TEXAS REVOLUTION (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 275 pages. Hardcover. 1585443581 1-58544-358-1. Describes how the businessmen of New Orleans gave aid to the Texas cause in money, men, and publicity. A few margin notes penciled in the text by original owner, also a historian. And more in the index.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear. Stated first edition. # E4964. $30.00   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 (editor), Wm. Kay.   CACTUS 1932: YEARBOOK OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS  
Austin: Texas Student Publications, 1932. 1st ed. 410 pages. Hardcover. Cactus 1932 yearbook of the University of Texas, Volume 39. Black cover embossed with green cactus on silver sky background. Foreword describes the enormous construction program of nine new buildings, recently undertaken, which will transform the campus. B/w photos throughout and color plates at section headings. Also contains a section on the medical school students and graduates in Galveston.
VG/No Jacket. Tight and square. No name or marks. Some scuffing at spine ends, corners and edges. # B9782. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mills, Betty J., & L.C. Ross.   A JOURNAL OF FASHION HISTORY THROUGH PAPER DOLLS: AMANDA GOES WEST, AMANDA'S NEW LIFE, AMANDA'S HOME ON THE RANGE  
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. $24.00   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  
Moller, W.A. [William Andrew].   HAVING FUN, CATCHING BIG WOLVES ON COASTAL PRAIRIES OF SOUTH TEXAS, COYOTE IN THE BRUSH COUNTRY OF WEST TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA  
Angleton, Texas: W.A. Moller, 1965. 1st ed. 18 pages. Paperback. Title continues: Fox in Arkansas and East Texas. A 16-page autobiographical telling of hunting stories, probably printed as New Year gift, perhaps for the Brazoria County Old Timers Association or Camp Mohawk members or friends. Undated, but per last page probably around 1965-66. Bound in stapled tan covers. One b/w photo of Moller and one of his hounds with a dead coyote in the back of his truck in from of the Angleton Times office. Quite uncommon.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks, As New. # E4275. $32.00   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. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Mollie E.   POEMS BY MOLLIE E. MOORE  
Houston: E.H. Cushing, 1872. 1st ed. 263 pages. Hardcover. A collection of wroks by this noted Texas poet, including Minding the Gap, which she published in 1868 and new works. First edition thus. Moore wrote much on Texas,in dark red cloth-covered boards with black floral borders. Gilt title and decoration on spine. Very scarce.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding tight, owner name penciled (very faint). Front endpaper removed. Corners square, spine ends softened. # E2475. $125.00   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. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Dorothy Wood, & Jeanne Branom.   COUNTY COURT MINUTES A: HUNT COUNTY TEXAS 1852-1858 VOLIME 1  
Commerce, Texas: D.J. Associates, 1983. 1st ed. 138 pages. Paperback. Transcribed from original records, which were written in longhand. Very scarce.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no marks, no wear. Age-darkened areas on cover, foxed on edges. # E4322. $35.00   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. $7.50   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  
Morgan, Neal.   KARANKAWA COUNTY: SHORT STORIES FROM A CORNER OF TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1990. 1st ed. 141 pages. Hardcover. 0890964238 0-89096-423-8. Short stories about the off-beat characters who populate a fictional southeast Texas county. Brown woodgrain dustjacket with white titles on front and spine. First edition. Out of print in hardcover.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E3745. $11.00   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  
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  
Mungall, Elizabeth Cary.   THE DAMA GAZELLES: LAST MEMBERS OF A CRITICALLY ENDANGERED SPECIES  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2018. 1st ed. 252 pages. Hardcover. 162349611X 1-62349-611-X. A comprehensive reference book on these animals, and and the work being done to save them from extinction.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E2443. $39.00   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  
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  
Nance, Joseph Milton.   AFTER SAN JACINTO: THE TEXAS-MEXICAN FRONTIER, 1836-1841  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1970. Reprint. 642 pages. Hardcover. 0292731566 0-292-73156-6. Texas-Mexican relations in the southern and southwestern frontier of the Republic. Jenkins calls it 'the most comprehensive history of the Texas-Mexican borderlands during the period'. Folding maps, appendix, bibliography, and index. This is 1970 second printing. BTB-149.
VG/Fair. Binding, hinges very firm. Gift inscription, otherwise unmarked. No sign ever read, maps appear never unfolded. Corners square. Dustjacket is price-clipped, edge-chipped, several short tears. # E4965. $72.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Navor, Marlene.   2006-07 TEXAS A & M WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: RAISING THE BAR  
College Station: Texas A & M University, 200. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 2007 recruitment guide for Texas A & M women's basketball. Brown hardcover with framed team photo on front. Color photos on endpapers, b/w photos throughout.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, unmarked. # E4099. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Navor, Marlene.   2007-08 TEXAS A & M WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING 2007 BIG-12 CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS  
College Station: Texas A & M University, 200. 1st ed. 206 pages. Hardcover. 2008 recruitment guide for Texas A & M women's basketball Black hardcover with silver trophy and part of title, shiney embossed net and remainder of title. Color photos on endpapers, b/w photos throughout.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, unmarked. # E3985. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Navor, Marlene.   2008-09 TEXAS A & M WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: RAISING THE BAR  
College Station: Texas A & M University, 200. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 2009 recruitment guide for Texas A & M women's basketball. Black hardcover, unusual front cover has a 1/8th inch thick, raised and embossed basketball shape. Book is still in publisher shrink-wrap.
Fine/No Jacket. Unopened copy still in shrinkwrap. # E4100. $16.00   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  
Neugeboren, Jay.   POLI: A MEXICAN BOY IN EARLY TEXAS  
Austin: Corona Publishing, 1989. 1st ed. 123 pages. Hardcover. 0931722721 0-931722-72-1. Fictionalized account of life among three main elements that made up early Texas; Mexicans, Indians, and Anglos. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Tom Leamon.
VG/VG. No marks, no wear. Foxing on top edge. Dustjacket has light rubbing. # E2349. $23.00   View This Item  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, 1983. Reprint. 177 pages. Hardcover. Newsome describes his 30+ years of Life on the Mexican Border with the United States Border Patrol. Includes lively diary entries from April 1945 through March 1959. B/w photos. Boldly SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Newsome in 1986 as follows: 'Roped and jerked down and branded for Jay Dick, March 13, 1985. Jay Dick was from a noted ranching family in League City, Texas and served as lead detective for the Texas and Southwest Cattlemen's Association, among other titles in a long career.
VG/Good+. Dj has light edge wear. # A0952. $40.00   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  
Nordyke, Lewis.   THE TRUTH ABOUT TEXAS  
New York: Thomas Crowell, 1957. 1st ed. 276 pages. Hardcover. The author takes an informal & sometimes humorous look at Texas, its history, cities, people and institutions. Map endpapers, index.
VG/Good+. Solid copy with owner name. Dustjacket price-clipped and faded on spine. # A0264. $12.00   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  
O'Connor, Louise S., & Cecilia Thompson.   MARFA: IMAGES OF AMERICA (SIGNED)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2009. 127 pages. Paperback. 0738558559 0-7385-5855-9. Photo-history of Marfa and Presidio County from 1850s to the present. Inscribed "To Chris" and signed by both authors, dated 2009.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, otherwise unmarked. # E4299. $13.00   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  
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  
Olien, Diana Davids, & Roger M. Olien.   OIL IN TEXAS: THE GUSHER AGE, 1895-1945  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2002. 1st ed. 307 pages. Hardcover. 0292760566 0-292-76056-6. First survey of major oil development since Rister's OIL! TITAN OF THE SOUTHWEST published in 1949. B/w photos, extensive notes, glossary, bibliography, indexed.
Fine/Fine. No indication of use or handling. # E4956. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Oliphant, Dave.   AUSTIN  
Fort Worth: Prickley Pear Press, 1985. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. 0933384165 0-933384-16-5. This is a book of free verse, involving Austin, Texas; Eugene Barker and his biography of S.F. Austin; other Texas literary figures; Texas history; and life at the University. 1st edition, quite scarce in hardover.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Light foxing to page edges, else Fine. An unsold copy fom our archives. # A1117. $30.00   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  
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 Dickens, Shakespeare, the Old Testament, Goethe, and several selections related to Texas including the Hill Country Easter Fires, Pecos Bill, Stephen F. Austin, the Horse Marines, and Texas and U.S. pledges of allegiance. This is a textbook, probable third grade level, in sturdy binding. Illustrated by Billie Sula.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, PON, only light wear. Corners sharp. # B7017. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Osborne, Mike, & T.R. Fehrenbach.   SAN ANTONIO PORTRAIT (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Maverick Publishing Company, 20. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 1893271323 1-893271-32-3. Colorful photo-essay by Mike Osborne, with a foreword by T.R. Fehrenbach. SIGNED on the title page by Osborne.
VG/VG. Tight, no owner marks. The dustjacket has a short closed tear at top edge of front. # E4510. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Owens, William A.   FEVER IN THE EARTH  
New York: Putnam, 1958. 384 pages. Hardcover. A historical novel of the Texas oil boom in terms of its human costs.
Good+/No Jacket. Some sun fading and moderate foxing to page edges. Owner's stamp on endpapers. # A2662. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parish, Betsy.   LEGACY: 50 YEARS OF LOVING CARE (SIGNED) TEXAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL 1954-2004  
Houston: Elisha Freeman Publishin, 2006. 1st ed. 699 pages. Hardcover. 0978620054 0-9786200-5-4.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Signed by the author. # B2820. $31.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parrish, Joe.   COFFINS, CACTUS AND COWBOYS: THE EXCITING STORY OF EL PASO 1536 TO THE PRESENT  
El Paso: Superior Publishing [EP], 1964. Reprint. 93 pages. Paperback. Interesting look at various periods in El Paso's long history from Mexican colonial period, coming of White settlers and border issues, outlaws and gunmen with info on Dallas Studenmire, Wyatt Earp, Billy the Kid and others, the Chazimal dispute, ranching, water issues, Pancho Villa and its long history as a military outpost. B/w drawings by Russell Parks. SixGuns 1686.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slightest hint of wear, else a Fine and unmarked. # E1940. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pate, J'Nell L.   LIVESTOCK LEGACY: THE FORT WORTH STOCKYARDS 1887-1987  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1992. Reprint. 332 pages. Paperback. 0890965307 0-89096-530-7. History of the Union Stockyards, which would help shape Fort Worth economy and character.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1165. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Patterson, Bessie.   A HISTORY OF DEAF SMITH COUNTY: FEATURING PIONEER FAMILIES (HEREFORD)  
Hereford: Pioneer Book Publishers, 1964. 1st ed. 167 pages. Paperback. Printed on cream or tan colored paper, with matching stiff cover. Cover has dark brown title and drawing of ranch house and windmill by Dale Young. Biographical sketches of hundreds of pioneers in the county, and annotated biographical list of another couple hundred. Lists of city and county officials, and church ministers. Indexed. 8.5. x 11 inch format.
Near Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. Very mild foxing on edges and cover. # B9851. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pattie, Jane.   COWBOY SPURS AND THEIR MAKERS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2011. Reprint. 172 pages. Paperback. 1603445218 1-60344-521-8. Eighty-five b/w photos and twelve color plates. History of the art and artisans, and a reference for identifying spurs.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0578. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Payne, Jr., Leonidas Warren.   A SURVEY OF TEXAS LITERATURE  
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1928. 76 pages. Paperback. An outline of the history and development of the literatureproduced in and about Texas. Green card cover with green cloth spine.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight. # B8594. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pemberton Press, .   GREAT SOUTH, THE NEW ROUTE TO THE GULF  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970. 30 pages. Paperback. Sepia-tone drawings on every page. Pamphlet is unpaginated, No author or date is given, but late 1960s or early 70s publication. A rather florid tale of the expansion of the railroads south and west, especially the MKT. This copy is unbound, laid inside its wrappers and never trimmed or stapled. It measures 10 x 6.5 inches. The trimmed pamphlets are 9.3 x 6.25 inches.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear. No name or marks. Cover is faintly age-toned around edges. # B9845. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pemberton Press, .   GREAT SOUTH, THE NEW ROUTE TO THE GULF  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970. 30 pages. Paperback. Sepia-tone drawings on every page. Pamphlet is unpaginated, No author or date is given, but late 1960s or early 70s publication. A rather florid tale of the expansion of the railroads south and west, especially the MKT.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear. No name or marks. Cover is age-toned around edges. # B5547. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Perkins, Charles E.   THE PHANTOM BULL  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1932. 1st ed. 70 pages. Hardcover. Library rebind is in tight, unworn condition. There is a pocket and usual library numbers, etc. Textblock is foxed, but in amazingly great condition. Heroic adventures of a very special bull of the West. Illustrated with many drawings by Edward Borein.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. # B7375. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pertermann, Dana L., & Holly Kathryn Nor.   THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF ENGAGEMENT: CONFLICT AND REVOLUTION IN THE UNITED STATES  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2015. 1st ed. 180 pages. Hardcover. 1623492947 1-62349-294-7. Scientific methodology being developed to aid archaeologists in understanding what happened at battle sites, principally the San Jacinto Battleground. Color and b/w photos, graphs and charts, indexed.
New/No Jacket. New copies. # E0663. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pesanti, Heather.   STRANGE PILGRIMS  
Austin: U.T. Press/Contemporary Austin, 2015. 248 pages. Hardcover. 1477305513 1477305513. This catalogue accompanied the exhibition Strange Pilgrims 2015-2016 in Austin. Color plates and essays on the works.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no name or marks. # E2458. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phantom, D.S., (D.S. Skrabanek).   TEXAS RISING (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)  
Austin: S & S Press, 1978. Limited ed. 140 pages. Paperback. Somewhat crazed novel set in 1970s Austin, Texas. # 70 of 200 limited edition copies, SIGNED by the author and dated 09/28/78.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # A6487. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phenix, Vance.   THREE SPEEDS FORWARD AND ONE REVERSE  
Houston: Jargo, 1981. 1st ed. 91 pages. Paperback. Stories of boyhood in Colorado City, Texas, with photos and drawings. Gift inscription signed by the author's daughter-in-law.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no reader creases. # B2387. $17.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phillips, O.A. "Bum", & Ray Buck.   HE AIN'T NO BUM  
Virginia Beach: Jordan & Company, 1979. 142 pages. Hardcover. 0918908140 0-918908-14-0. Recollections and stories by and about the beloved coach of the Houston Oilers. Foreword by Paul "Bear" Bryant.
VG/Good. Tight, clean, owner name on FFEP. Dustjacket has chips and small tears on top edge. # E4248. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phillips, William B., & S.H. Worrell.   THE FUELS USED IN TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1913. 287 pages. Paperback. Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin #307 on the sources, description, use, costs, refining and other aspects of various fuels in the state. B/w photos, tables, charts, sources & index. Quite uncommon.
X-Lib Good+/Wraps. Former library copy, paperback original bound into hardcover boards. Stamps and punch marks. Spine cloth coming off. # A0280. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Philpott, William A.   ALAS! NO LOG CABINS... AND ADDITIONAL ESSAYS  
Dallas: Egan Company, 1952. 1st ed. 40 pages. Paperback. The author expounds and occasionaly lampoons on history, and current events, with the occasional witty poem thrown in.
VG/Wraps. # A3089. $6.50     Inquire Now  
Phipps, Joe.   SUMMER STOCK: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH LBJ IN'48  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1992. 1st ed. 346 pages. Hardcover. 0875651070 0-87565-107-0. Recollections of a political drama written by a man who was near the middle of it.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B5432. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pierce, Gerald S.   TEXAS UNDER ARMS: THE CAMPS, POSTS, FORTS & MILITARY TOWNS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 1836-1846 (SIGNED, TRADE ED.)  
Austin: Encino Press, 1969. 268 pages. Hardcover. A thorough study of over 200 military establishments in the Republic, complete with dates of occupation, commanders, size and more. Alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced, indexed with extensive notes & bibliography, six endpaper maps by Barbara Whitehead. Highly recommended. Trade edition SIGNED by the author on the halftitle page.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E3185. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pinckney, Pauline A.   PAINTING IN TEXAS: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 1st ed. 232 pages. Hardcover. Introduction by Jerry Bywaters. Published for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth. 117 b/w plates and 12 color plates.
VG/VG. Foxing on cover and dj, else nice. # B6809. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pirtle III, Caleb.   ENGINEERING THE WORLD: STORIES FROM THE FIRST 75 YEARS OF TEXAS INSTRUMENTS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 2005. 1st ed. 266 pages. Hardcover. 0870745026 0-87074-502-6. Biography of one of the World's leading electronics companies. Color and B/w photos, index.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on top edge, else Fine. # E0756. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pirtle III, Caleb.   TEXAS: LEGACY OF A PROUD LAND  
Dallas: Dockery House, 1992. 1st ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. 1879234211 1-879234-21-1. Navy boards with gilt titles. A promotional book full of history and color photos. Index of cities.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, no owner name or marks. Lower corners bumped. Price intact dustjacket has no chips or tears. # B8391. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Polk, Stella Gipson.   FOR ALL THOSE PUPILS WHOSE LIVES TOUCHED MINE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1989. 1st ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. 089096405X 0-89096-405-X. Memories of teaching in one-room schoolhouse between the world wars. Illustrated with pen and ink drawings by Charles Shaw.
Fine/Fine. New unsold stock from our archives. No wear or marks. # 01622. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Polk's Directory, .   POLK'S PORT LAVACA, TEXAS 1966 CITY DIRECTORY (CALHOUN COUNTY) INCLUDING POINT COMFORT  
Dallas: R.L. Polk & Co. (Polk's), 1966. 1st ed. Hardcover. City directory for Port Lavaca and Point Comfort, Texas in Calhoun County. B/w photos, local ads; Yellow-page business listings which also include Pearland & Friendswood; Name index with address and occupation; Street cross-index with occupants; Phone number index. Solidly bound in tan coated cloth covers with maroon spine with gilt lettering. A great historical research tool.
VG/No Jacket. A sharp, bright copy. Light of foxing to page edges. nmarked. # E2302. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Polk's Directory, .   POLK'S VICTORIA, TEXAS 1967 CITY DIRECTORY (VICTORIA COUNTY)  
Dallas: R.L. Polk & Co. (Polk's), 1967. 1st ed. Hardcover. Massive city directory for Victoria, Texas in Victoria County. B/w photos, local ads, Name index with address and occupation; Street cross-index with occupants; Phone number index. Solidly bound in gray coated cloth covers with maroon spine with gilt lettering. A great historical research tool.
VG/No Jacket. A very nice, sharp, bright copy. Hint of foxing to page edges. Unmarked. # E2297. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Porter, Eugene O., & Jose Cisneros (illu.   SAN ELIZARIO - A HISTORY  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1973. 86 pages. Hardcover. The story of San Elizario, a western border town southeast of El Paso, rich with cultural history between Texas and Mexico. Drawings by Jos‚ Cisneros. Fine press item from Jenkins Publishing in brown linen with spine and front cover paste-downs.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock in original clear mylar jacket. # A0751. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Porterfield, Billy.   DIDDY WAW DIDDY: PASSAGE OF AN AMERICAN SON  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1994. Reprint. 423 pages. Paperback. 0870743821 0-87074-382-1. Memoir of boy growing up in the late 30s with a father who chased oil.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9307. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Porterfield, Bill.   TEXAS RHAPSODY: MEMORIES OF A NATIVE SON  
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1981. 1st ed. 266 pages. Hardcover. 0030592941 0-03-059294-1. Stories about the common people who make Texas, by long-time columnist for the Dallas Times-Herald.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight and unmarked, but edge-foxed. No wear. # B7014. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Poteet, Nancy Palmer.   I GREW BOYS (AUTHOR INSCRIBED)  
no place: private, 1959. 1st ed. 58 pages. Hardcover. Humorous stories of rearing her two boys. Inscribed on the FFEP 'To Joe Davenport with best wishes from the author and the subjects', but not signed with her name!
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, white part of cover is a little darkened. # B2621. $48.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Potter, Mrs. W.R.   HISTORY OF MONTAGUE COUNTY  
St. Jo, TX: S.J.T. Printing, 1995. Reprint. 191 pages. Hardcover. REPRINT of the 1957 reprint of 1912 original. Tells much of Indian troubles on the frontier. Cracker Barrel #3372. Nicely bound in green cloth with gilt lettering. Small 5x7 inch format.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Gift inscription from local realtor on front endpaper welcoming owner to Montague County. Otherwise no signs of use. # B9138. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Powell, Donald B. and Mary Jo.   FIGHTIN' TEXAS AGGIE BAND: LIMITED EDITION (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1994. Limited ed. 157 pages. Hardcover. 0890966311 0-89096-631-1. In a limited edition of 500 copies, SIGNED by both authors. Maroon cloth-covered boards, white cloth spine with silver titles. Color and b/w photos.
New/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # 10131. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Powell, Jerry.   NAKED TO THE WAIST  
Pasadena, Texas: Jerry Powell, 1989. 1st ed. 57 pages. Spiral Bound. A play in two acts written and performed at San Jacinto College in September, 1989. List of cast members.
Fine/Wraps. A fine copy in comb binder. # B5415. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Preston, Billie.   THE LONGEST TRAILRIDE: POEMS ABOUT TEXAS AND COUNTRY LIFE  
Austin: Eakin Press, 2001. 1st ed. 71 pages. Hardcover. 1571685391 1-57168-539-1. Poems in free verse form and everyday Texan speech. SIGNED by the author.
New/New. # 22489. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Price, Thomas J.   STANDOFF AT THE BORDER: A FAILURE OF MICRODIPLOMACY  
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1989. 1st ed. 74 pages. Hardcover. 0874041740 0-87404-174-0. History of transportation system of El Paso Del Norte, El Paso and Juarez. The story of how the system collapsed because of national governments and the City of El Paso inability to talk to each other. Southwestern Studies No. 87. Blue and tan cloth with gilt titles.
Fine/No Jacket. No indication of use or handling. # E1355. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Quezada, J. Gilberto.   BORDER BOSS: MANUEL B. BRAVO AND ZAPATA COUNTY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1999. Reprint. 290 pages. Paperback. 1585441538 1-58544-153-8. Biography of noted Mexican-American political leader and county judge of Zapata county, whose long tenure from 1937-1957 included associations with LBJ, Ralph Yarborough, James Allred, Lloyd Bentsen and others. B/w photos, extensive notes, indexed.
VG/Wraps. Unsold copies with small publisher's stamp on endpaper and slight bend to pages. # E0641. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Raines, C.W. (editor).   SPEECHES AND STATE PAPERS OF JAMES STEPHEN HOGG  
Austin: State Printing Co., 1905. 1st ed. 453 pages. Hardcover. The state papers and speeches of Govenor Hogg. Includes a biographical sketch. First printing.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, square corners, no owner marks, spine shows some silverfish damage, with a spot of it on front cover; edges have light foxing. # A0170. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ramsey, Grover C.   CONFEDERATE POSTMASTERS IN TEXAS 1861-1865  
Austin: Morrison, 1963. 1st ed. Paperback. Gray pebbled card covers with Blue title and decoration. No title on spine. Listing by town, postmasters appointed in 1861 and after by the Confederacy.
Near Fine/Wraps. No name or marks. Stapled binding tight with glued cover. # B7386. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rappole, John H.   BIRDS OF THE SOUTHWEST  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2000. 1st ed. 329 pages. Paperback. 0890969582 0-89096-958-2. Covers birds found in Arizona, New Mexico, Southern California, and Southern Nevada.
Fine/Wraps. New book from the publisher. # E0657. $14.36   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rappole, John H.   BIRDS OF THE SOUTHWEST  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2000. 1st ed. 329 pages. Paperback. 0890969582 0-89096-958-2. Covers birds found in Arizona, New Mexico, Southern California, and Southern Nevada.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0708. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ray, Ophelia, [attrb to Larry McMurtry].   DAUGHTER OF THE TEJAS  
New York: NY Graphic Society, 1965. 1st ed. 120 pages. Hardcover. Supposedly written / ghostwritten / edited by Larry McMurtry. In the white dustjacket. First edition stated.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Very Nice. # A3501. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rayburn's Friends / Congress, Sam.   SAM RAYBURN: LATE A REPRESENTATIVE FROM TEXAS  
Washington D.C.: Government Printing, 19. 483 pages. Hardcover. Addresses & resolutions eulogizing Congressman Sam Rayburn of Texas.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Stamp from Senator Tower's Office on endpaper marked through. No other writing. Book is very tight with sharp corners. Edges foxed. # A0290. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reaves, Jr., William E.   TEXAS ART AND A WILDCATTER'S DREAM: EDGAR B. DAVIS AND THE SAN ANTONIO ART LEAGUE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 97 pages. Paperback. 0890968209 0-89096-820-9. Twenty-nine color plates and twenty-one b/w illustrations. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Near Fine. # E0685. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reeves, Allah.   MINIATURES  
Dallas: Kaleidograph Press, 1935. 1st ed. 74 pages. Hardcover. Author's first book of poems. Black moire cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine. White dustjacket with all-over gilt veining.
VG/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8477. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice Institute, .   THE INAUGURATION OF WILLIAM VERMILLION HOUSTON AS PRESIDENT OF THE RICE INSTITUTE, APRIL 10, 1947.  
Houston: Rice Institute, 1947. 1st ed. 107 pages. Hardcover. The full program of Houston's inauguration in 1947 as president of one of the finest universities in the state. An all-day event.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # A1029. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice Institute, .   THE RICE INSTITUTE PAMPHLET VOL. XXXIV JANUARY, 1947 NO. 1  
Houston: Rice Institute, 1947. 1st ed. 139 pages. Paperback. Announcements Issue containing Academic Calendar, officers of Administration, history , admission requirements, expenses, curricula, degrees, and subjects of instruction for academic year beginning September 18, 1947. Index.
Good+/Wraps. Tight, owner name and a few pale spots of insect soil on cover. Yapped edges have some tiny tears and bends. # E4514. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice Institute, .   RICE INSTITUTE PAMPHLET VOL. XXVI, NO. 1, JANUARY 1939: CAVELIER DE LA SALLE, FOUNDER OF THE FRENCH EMPIRE IN AMERICA  
Houston: Rice Institute, 1939. 1st ed. 42 pages. Paperback. Elaboration of an address delivered on the occasion of the visit of the French National Mission Cavelier de La Salle to the Rice Institute April 2, 1937. Six essays about La Salle's expeditions in North America, his vision of empire, and his death. Small hole drilled by a bug through the back cover to page 15.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Yapped edges of wraps little wrinkled, with tiny tears. # B5567. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice Institute, .   THE RICE INSTITUTE PAMPHLET VOL. XXXVI OCTOBER, 1949 NO. 4  
Houston: Rice Institute, 1949. 1st ed. 37 pages. Paperback. Proceedings of the Thirty-sixth Commencement of the Rice Institute, Court of the Chemistry Laboratories, May 29 and June 3, 1949. Card cover with blue title on front and spine. In original mailer. Listing names of all persons recieving degrees, honors, and awards.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. 3/4 inch tear at lower edge back cover. # E0465. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice Institute, .   THE RICE INSTITUTE PAMPHLET VOLUME SIX 1919: INCLUDING; NO. 1 JANUARY 1919, NO. 2 APRIL 1919, NO. 3 JULY 1919, NO.4 OCTOBER 1919  
Houston: Rice Institute, 1919. 1st ed. 389 pages. Hardcover. The four pamphlets issued in 1919 reprinted together in a hardcover book. Includes tables of contents for the first five volumes from April 1915 to October 1918. Gray cloth-covered boards worn at spine ends and corners.
Good/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Spine faded and silverfished. # E4515. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice University, .   RICE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI DIRECTORY 1987 (75TH ANNIVERSARY)  
Houston: Rice University, 1987. 1st ed. 294 pages. Paperback. A few pages of school history for the 75th Anniversary of Rice, then the names & addresses of alumni.
Good+/Wraps. # B5372. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rios, Eduardo Enrique.   LIFE OF FRAY ANTONIO MARGIL, O.F.M.  
Washington, DC: Academy Am. Franciscans, 195. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. Account of the travels of Friar Margil throughout Central America and Texas from 1683-1726. Endpaper illustrations by Jose Cisneros. Dark blue linen covered boards, gilt title on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Square corners. # B1862. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roberts, Willo Davis.   JO AND THE BANDIT  
New York: Atheneum, 1992. 1st ed. 185 pages. Hardcover. 068931745X 0-689-31745-X. Adventure in Texas in the time after the Civil War.
Fine/Fine. Older new stock from our archives. In perfect condition, as it never was sold. # E2354. $14.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Robertson, Robert J.   HER MAJESTY'S TEXANS TWO ENGLISH IMMIGRANTS IN RECONSTRUCTION TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0890968411 0-89096-841-1. Story of two British immigrants, John W. Leonard and J.W.L. "Will" Johnson, who came to Beaumont in 1869 leading careers as teachers, lawyers and newspapermen.
Fine/Fine. A new copy. # A4707. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rodgers, Robert H. 'Buck', & Gale Richar.   THE MUSEUM JOURNAL XXIV 1990: THE MONEY DOMINO, A CHILDHOOD ADVENTURE ACROSS THE TEXAS PLAINS TO COLORADO (SIGNED)  
Lubbock: West Texas Museum Association, 1990. 1st ed. 151 pages. Paperback. 0911618120 0-911618-12-0. Pioneering toward Colorado from Texas in 1913. The family's story was really no different from those in the westward movement in the previous century. The author tells well the story of family life in recent frontier history. Inscribed and signed by the author.
VG/Wraps. Tight binding, surface smudges on the covers. # E1134. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rogan, Octavia F.   LAND COMMISSIONER CHARLES ROGAN  
Austin: San Felipe Press, 1968. 1st ed. 126 pages. Hardcover. Mineral classification of state-owned lands, and Rogan's part in the development and growth of the Permanent School Fund.
Fine/Good+. DJ spine sunned, 1/4 closed tear rear panel, else VG+. # A1617. $23.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rogers, Mary.   DANCING NAKED: MEMORABLE ENCOUNTERS WITH UNFORGETTABLE TEXANS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2008. 280 pages. Paperback. 087565374X 0-87565-374-X. A collection of lively stories and essays written over the years for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. A few small b/w photos
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0722. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rogers, Mary Beth.   WE CAN FLY: STORIES OF KATHERINE STINSON/OTHER GUTSY TEXAS WOMEN  
Austin: Ellen C. Temple, 1983. 1st ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. 0936650028 0-936650-02-8. Biographical sketches of some tough Texas women. B/w photos and drawings by Charles Shaw.
Fine/Near Fine. Light foxing top edge and white dj. # B1410. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rogers, Joan.   WORKING IT OUT: A POET'S WANDERINGS  
Abilene: by the author, 1991. 1st ed. 48 pages. Paperback. Poetry, much of it inspiration Christian writings, by a Texas author. SIGNED.
Fine/Wraps. # A7624. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Roper, A. Hardy.   BAD MOON RISING: A PARKER MCLEOD THRILLER (SIGNED)  
Houston: West Bay Publishing, 2019. 1st ed. 365 pages. Paperback. 0984048480 0-9840484-8-0. Thriller mystery set in Galveston, by Texas author. Signed by the author on the title page. Inscribed "To ......'Thanks for your support".
VG/Wraps. Tight, pencil underline throughout. # E4397. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rosa, Joseph G.   GUN LAW: A STUDY OF VIOLENCE IN THE WILD WEST  
Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1977. 1st Am. ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0809278405 0-8092-7840-5. Sorts myths and legends from reality in the taming of the American West. B/w illustrations throughout, with a few in color. Bibliography and index.
VG/Good. Tight, no marks, square corners, faint foxing on edge. Bright dustjacket has several short mended tears. # E1387. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rothschild, Susan B.   BEACHCOMBER'S GUIDE TO GULF COAST MARINE LIFE, THIRD EDITION TEXAS, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, ALABAMA, AND FLORIDA  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 2004. 3rd ed. 179 pages. Paperback. 1589790618 1-58979-061-8. Identification of invertebrate sea life, with descriptions, drawings, and life styles. You can show your children what used to live in the Gulf of Mexico before BP.
New/Wraps. New book. # 20477. $16.15   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ruggles, William B.   TRAILS OF TEXAS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1972. 79 pages. Hardcover. 0811104583 0-8111-0458-3. A collection of poems recalling the patriotism and idealism of soldiers from Texas in all wars.
Near Fine/Fine. There is a sticker ghost on front free endpaper, else Fine. # A0433. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rusin, Michael, & Lisa A. Hofmann.   SERIOUS INCIDENTS/U.S. PETROLEUM REFINING INDUSTRY 1985-1989 RESSEARCH STUDY #063  
Washington D.C.: Amer. Petroleum Inst., 1992. 46 pages. Paperback. This paper done for study and discussion of legislative and government proposals.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no rubs, writing, names. # A9441. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Sadler, Jerry.   HISTORY OF TEXAS LAND  
Austin: General Land Office, 1961. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. Brief history of land ownership and exchanges from early colonization, the empresarios, land grants and scrips for revenue, public schools, military service and public land holdings. B/w illustrations.
Near Fine/Wraps. Stapled booklet has no wear, but slight discoloration to yellow cover. No marks of any kind. # B7280. $17.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
San Antonio Baptist Assoc., .   A BAPTIST CENTURY AROUND THE ALAMO, 1858-1958  
San Antonio: S.A.B.A./Perry, 1958. 208 pages. Hardcover. History of the San Antonio Baptist Association. Illustrated with many b/w photos, maps & charts.
Good+/No Jacket. Light foxing, front free endpaper removed. # A0019. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sandefer, Jake, & A.C. Greene.   IT'S BEEN FUN  
Abilene: Hardin-Simmons, 1986. 200 pages. Hardcover. 0910075042 0-910075-04-2. Tales of old-time Texas oil man. Introduction by A.C. Greene. Dark grey cover with bright silver derrick and title.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks, has foxing on edges. # B9442. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sandweiss, Martha A.   HISTORIC TEXAS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT  
Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1986. 1st ed. 327 pages. Hardcover. 0877190216 0-87719-021-6. More than 350 very high-quality photographs make a visual record of life in Texas from the early 1850s to 1980. With an essay by William A. Owens. Large, heavy book in landscape format. Two fold-out sections, one a 4-page panaroma of a Baptism at San Pedro springs, a 2-page panormas of bathing beauties in Galveston in 1922; a border patrol scene; and one of Polk Street in Amarillo. Great fun with a magnifying glass.
Fine/Near Fine. Book tight, no wear, no name or marks. Dustjacket has minor wear at lower corners and top of spine. # E3988. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Santleben, August.   A TEXAS PIONEER: EARLY STAGING AND OVERLAND FREIGHTING DAYS ON THE FRONTIERS OF TEXAS AND MEXICO  
New York: Neale Publishing Company, 1910. 1st ed. 321 pages. Hardcover. History and adventure with the frontier freight haulers and stagecoach riders in Texas and Mexico. Presents history of San Antonio beginning in 1854 from his personal experience, and a list of prominent citizens from 1845-1857. Includes description of the four frontier states of Mexico adjoining Texas and three others south of them. Author tells of the advance of business and commerce between Mexico and Texas which he experienced through the second half of the nineteenth century. Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt titles. Worn gilt top edge. Interesting story, well told.
Good/No Jacket. Covers are silverfish lightened and spotted, but without damage to the underlying cloth. Binding and hinges firm. Owner name penciled on half-title page, dated March 17, 1910. Corners square. Edges darkened. # E3084. $183.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sasser, Elizabeth Skidmore.   DUGOUT TO DECO: BUILDING IN WEST TEXAS 1880-1930  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1993. 1st ed. 188 pages. Hardcover. 0896723240 0-89672-324-0. This photostudy illustrates an explosion of settlement in West Texas that spans the fifty years since Indians hunted buffalo to the advent of tall buildings dominating the skylines of new cities.
Fine/Near Fine. Unsold copy from our archives. # B4694. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sasser, Ray.   TEXAS BRUSHSTROKES: CONTEMPORARY IMAGES OF THE OUTDOORS  
Dallas: Collectors Covey, 1999. 1st ed. 183 pages. Hardcover. 1892505002 1-892505-00-2. Fourteen Texas artist works in paint, carving, photography, and sculpture are shown in color with commentary by the artists.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. Bookplate with owner name removed is inside front board. # E4171. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scardino, Barrie.   EPHEMERAL CITY: CITE LOOKS AT HOUSTON  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2003. 1st ed. 316 pages. Hardcover. 029270187X 0-292-70187-X. Contains twenty-five articles from Cite magazine, along with 224 b/w photos, maps , and plans.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3786. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schaffner, Isabella Kruse.   TURKEYS IN TEXAS: A HISTORY OF THE TURKEY INDUSTRY IN TEXAS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1954. 1st ed. 67 pages. Hardcover. Natural history of the turkey and the industry of turkey production.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book or Dj. # B4204. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schmidt, editor, Dorey.   LARRY MCMURTRY: UNREDEEMED DREAMS  
Edinburg, Texas: Pan American University, 19. 1st ed. 73 pages. Paperback. A collection of bibliography, essays, and interview. Living Author Series No. 1 by the School of Humanities at Pan American University.
Good+/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. A splash stain at top edge of front cover not affecting interior. # B9811. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schoffelmayer, Victor H.   SOUTHWEST TRAILS TO NEW HORIZONS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1960. 1st ed. 249 pages. Hardcover. Light green boards with black title and b/w cotton boll decoration. Two minute tears on Dj back.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges foxed. No wear visible. # B4182. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schroeder, Richard.   LONE STAR PICTURE SHOWS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 202 pages. Hardcover. 1585440973 1-58544-097-3. Good history of motion picture theaters in Texas. B/w photos show the varied, often grand & ornate architecture and the occasional kitschy signage. Appendices, notes, bibliography & indiex.
Near Fine/Fine. Book has small 'design/production copy' stamped top edge, else Fine. # E2125. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scobee, Barry.   NICK MERSFELDER: A REMARKABLE MAN (SIGNED)  
Fort Davis, TX: Fort Davis Historical Societ. Limited ed. 63 pages. Hardcover. This is number 303 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. SIGNED by the author on the title page. B/w photos illustrate lively stories of life on the Texas frontier of Jeff Davis County. Maroon boards with gilt titles on front and spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no owner marks. Tiny shelf scuffs at spine corners and on front cover. # E1746. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scott, Bess Whitehead.   YOU MEET SUCH INTERESTING PEOPLE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1989. 1st ed. 195 pages. Hardcover. 0890964041 0-89096-404-1. Memorial donation to library twenty years ago. Never library marked or read, but now stamped "withdrawn" on top edge.
Near Fine/Fine. No sign of use save for the stamp on top edge. # B4242. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shackelford County Historical, Survey Co.   SHACKELFORD COUNTY 1874-1974  
Albany: Shackelford County, 1974. 1st ed. 28 pages. Paperback. B/w photos of people and scenes in the county's history. Three page listing of clubs and organizations helping the county celebrate 100 years in the centenniel year.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. No wear. no marks. # B9847. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shadwick, Keith.   BLUES: KEEPING THE FAITH  
Royston, UK: Eagle Editions, 2001. Reprint. 352 pages. Hardcover. 1861603525 1-86160-352-5. An encyclopedic reference of 300 Blues greats. B/w photos, duotones, biographical sketches. A heavy 6 pounder.
New/New. # A6613. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shafer, Harry J.   ANCIENT TEXANS: ROCK ART & LIFEWAYS ALONG THE LOWER PECOS  
Austin: Texas Monthly, 1986. 1st ed. 247 pages. Hardcover. 0877190585 0-87719-058-5. Photographs by Jim Zintgraff. Story of the people who lived in the canyons of the Pecos and Devils rivers near the Rio Grande as long as nine thousand years ago. George Strickland illustrated the story of Moon's Band: A.D. 210, A Fictionalized Account. Essay on the geological evolution of the present landscape.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9580. $53.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shafer, Charles.   THE VIEW FROM THE CHINABERRY TREE: COMING OF AGE IN WINFIELD, TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Mt.Vernon, Texas: NeT Publishing, 1996. 1st ed. 164 pages. Hardcover. 0964248123 0-9642481-2-3. Stories of childhood in East Texas in the 1940s and '50s. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper. Brown leather-look boards with bright gilt illustration and titles.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear. # E1693. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shefelman, Janice.   A PEDDLER'S DREAM  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. 1st ed. 32 pages. Hardcover. 0395609046 0-395-60904-6. Lebanese immigrant struggles to build a life in central Texas around the turn-of-the-century. The Texas State capitol is seen in the background of many illustrations. Colorful illustrations are by Tom Shefelman.
Fine/Near Fine. Older new book from our archives. No wear. # E2355. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shickell, Edward Hampton.   BOOKPLATES FOR LIBRARIES: CONTEMPORARY DESIGNS FOR SCHOOL, PUBLIC, COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES  
Austin: Roger Beacham, 1968. 1st ed. Hardcover. Introduction by William Holman describing the ways librarians can use the book to help design bookplates for their needs. 72 color illustrations. Roger Beacham, Publisher is an imprint of William and Barbara Holman. Unpaginated.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B6844. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shipley, Frank S.   THE GALVESTON BAY PLAN: A COMPREHENSIVE CONSERVATION/MANAGEMENT PLAN DRAFT - FOR PUBLIC REVIEW  
Webster, Texas: Gal. Bay Estuary Program, 19. 1st ed. 353 pages. Paperback. A draft document for review and comment before public meetings scheduled to begin in May 1994. Deadline for written comments was July 1, 1994. Contains maps, charts, and graphs.
New/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. # B5166. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shropshire, Mike.   WHEN THE TUNA WENT DOWN TO TEXAS: HOW BILL PARCELLS LED THE COWBOYS TO THE PROMISED LAND  
New York: William Morrow, 2004. 1st ed. 246 pages. Hardcover. 0060572116 0-06-057211-6. Texas football history by author who sees the humor, and describes it to the readers. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, unmarked, without wear. # B9872. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shuler, Brandon D., & Robert Johnson.   NEW BORDER VOICES: AN ANTHOLOGY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. 1st ed. 265 pages. Hardcover. 162349124X 1-62349-124-X. Collection of current Border literary works. Very dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, no dustjacket. # E0586. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sibley, Marilyn McAdams.   TRAVELERS IN TEXAS 1761-1860  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 1st ed. 236 pages. Hardcover. Accounts of early explorations into Texas including those of S.F. Austin, Zebulon Pike, Randolph Marcy, Frederick Law Olmstead, Mary Austin Holley, Gustave Dresel, Noah Smithwick and others. Well noted, with a good biblio and index. B/w photos, two maps.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, no name or marks. No wear. Dustjacket spine tanned, price-clipped. # E4530. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Siegel, Stanley.   BIG MEN WALKED HERE! THE STORY OF WASHINGTON-ON-THE-BRAZOS  
Austin: Jenkins/Pemberton, 1971. 1st ed. 103 pages. Paperback. Story of the birthplace of the Republic of Texas. Short biographical essay on many signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. List of the 59 signers. Description of the Texas colonies during the Mexican period, with map. History of the formation of the State park at Washingto-on-the-Brazos and construction of the museum.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. No wear, but slightly age darkened. # B2933. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Siegel, Stanley E.   HOUSTON: A CHRONICLE OF THE SUPERCITY ON BUFFALO BAYOU  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1983. 1st ed. 296 pages. Hardcover. 0897810724 0-89781-072-4. Produced in cooperation with Harris County Historical Society. Picture research by Patrick H. Butler III. Traces Houston's growth since it's founding by the Allen brothers in 1836. More than 350 illustrations, 32 pages of color plates.
VG/VG. Tight, unmarked. Sharp corners. Wrinkles at dustjacket spinetop. # B6810. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Siegel, Stanley E.   HOUSTON: A CHRONICLE OF THE SUPERCITY ON BUFFALO BAYOU  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1983. 1st ed. 296 pages. Hardcover. 0897810724 0-89781-072-4. Produced in cooperation with Harris County Historical Society. Picture research by Patrick H. Butler III. Traces Houston's growth since it's founding by the Allen brothers in 1836. More than 350 illustrations, 32 pages of color plates.
VG/Near Fine. Clean, tight, Christmas greeting, sharp corners. No wear on Dj, but price-clipped. # B8885. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Siegel, Stanley E.   HOUSTON: A CHRONICLE OF THE SUPERCITY ON BUFFALO BAYOU  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1983. 1st ed. 296 pages. Hardcover. 0897810724 0-89781-072-4. Produced in cooperation with Harris County Historical Society. Picture reasearch by Patrick H. Butler III. Traces Houston's growth since it's founding by the Allen brothers in 1836. More than 350 illustrations, 32 pages of color plates.
Good+/Good+. Tight, unmarked. Board edges silverfished. Dustjacket wrinkled at lower spine. # B6817. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sitton, Thad, & Carolyn Brown.   CADDO: VISIONS OF A SOUTHERN CYPRESS LAKE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2017. Reprint. 175 pages. Hardcover. 1623492394 1-62349-239-4. Photographs by Carolyn Brown display the beauty and bio-diversity of Caddo Lake. Narrative of history and natural history of this unique place by Thad Sitton.
VG/VG. Tight, no owner marks. Light wear to rear board at lower edge. Dustjacket has a tiny tear in same area. # E4826. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sloane, Story Jones.   HOUSTON IN THE 1920S AND 1930S (SIGNED)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2009. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 0738571490 0-7385-7149-0.
New/Wraps. A new book signed by the author. # 29633. $19.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smallwood, James M.   THE INDIAN TEXANS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 168 pages. Paperback. 1585443549 1-58544-354-9. From prehistory, through European and American invasions, to the twenty-first century, traces the survival and revival of Native Americans in Texas. 62 illustrations, biographical sketches, firsthand accounts. One of five books in the Institute of Texan Cultures series Texans All.
New/Wraps. New in publisher shrinkwrap. # 24723. $10.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smallwood, James M.   THE INDIAN TEXANS (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 150 pages. Paperback. 1585443549 1-58544-354-9. From prehistory, through European and American invasions, to the twenty-first century, traces the survival and revival of Native Americans in Texas. 62 illustrations, biographical sketches, firsthand accounts. One of five books in the Institute of Texan Cultures series Texans All. Signed by the author, and signed by the editor of the series, Sara R. Massey, and dated March 2004.
New/Wraps. New from our archives. # E4118. $10.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Fred E.   GUIDEBOOK FOR ANNUAL FIELD TRIP HOUSTON GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND GULF COAST SECTION OF SEPM, MAY 2, 1959, LOWER TERTIIARY AND UPPER  
Houston: Houston Geological Soc., 1959. 54 pages. Spiral Bound. Lower Tertiary and Upper Cretaceous of Brazos River Valley, Texas. Interesting guide with b/w photos, maps, diagrams and foldout well log to 5,000 feet. In red spiral comb binding.
Good+/Wraps. Bit of dampstain to rear cover not affecting text. # B7091. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Bennett.   MARRIAGE BY BOND IN COLONIAL TEXAS  
Fort Worth: Bennett Smith, 1972. Limited ed. 102 pages. Hardcover. An examination of the legal and social aspects of marriage by bond between 1822 & 1836. Includes records of such unions by colony. Limited to 300 copies.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges a bit foxed, else Fine. # A0990. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Thomas T.   THE OLD ARMY IN TEXAS: A RESEARCH GUIDE TO THE U.S. ARMY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY TEXAS  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2000. 255 pages. Hardcover. 0876111703 0-87611-170-3. Six maps, b/w photos, large bibliography, and index.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, unmarked. Dustjacket inner flap has lightcrease,else Fine. # E4108. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Julia Null (editor).   TEXAS PRODUCTION MANUAL 1996, VOLUME XVII JANUARY 1996 A SOURCE BOOK FOR THE MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION AND VIDEO INDUSTRIES  
Austin: Texas Film Commission, 1996. 1st ed. 312 pages. Spiral Bound. 25th Anniversary edition, gives info on people, facilities, etc. for the film industry. B/w photos of behind-the-scenes history of film in Texas.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B5414. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Lester H.   YOU GOTTA DANCE LIKE NO ONE'S WATCHING (SIGNED)  
Houston: Bright Sky Press, 2010. 1st ed. 312 pages. Hardcover. 098199041X 0-9819904-1-X. Author's inspirational stories of working in the oil patch, becoming a two-time national ballroom dance champion, a cancer survivor, and giving back through philanthropy. Color photos, quoatations, SIGNED by the author on a bookplate pasted to front endpaper.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear on book or dustjacket. A beautiful, signed copy. # E4390. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smyrl, Frank H.   POLEY MORGAN: SON OF A TEXAS SCALAWAG  
Tyler: Book Publishers of Texas, 1982. 1st ed. 63 pages. Hardcover. 0910779007 0-910779-00-7. Biographical historical novel set during the difficult time of Reconstruction after the Civil War. The author is grandson of Poley Morgan. Illustrated by Donald Van Horn.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners sharp. Dj spine faded. # B4065. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sodowsky, Roland.   INTERIM IN THE DESERT  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1990. 269 pages. Hardcover. 0875650791 0-87565-079-1. Short stories set in West Texas.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E3227. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sonnichsen, C.L.   FROM HOPALONG TO HUD: THOUGHTS ON WESTERN FICTION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1978. 1st ed. 201 pages. Hardcover. 0890960526 0-89096-052-6. Noted historian and author, the late C.L. Sonnichsen presents eleven essays on western fiction and touches on the mythical western hero, feelings toward Mexicans & Indians, and other topics. Bilbio, index.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked, no wear. Edges and endpapers have light foxing. Price-clipped dustjacket also has scattered light foxing. # E3108. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sonnichsen, C. L.   I'LL DIE BEFORE I'LL RUN: THE STORY OF THE GREAT FEUDS OF TEXAS  
New York: Devin-Adair, 1962. Revised ed. 371 pages. Hardcover. This is the 1962 expanded version of the 1951 edition. 16 pages pages of b/w photos, with pen & ink drawings by Jose Cisneros. Info on the Taylor-Sutton Feud, the Lee-Peacock Feud, the San Saba Mob, the Jaybird-Woodpecker Feud, and others. 23 pages of sources & notes, and 13-page index. This is the 1962 expanded version of the 1951 edition.
VG/Good+. Light foxing on page edges, owner name on endpaper. Dustjacket has light edgewear and a 1-inch closed tear on back panel. # E2437. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Southern Methodist University, SMU.   SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (SMU) ROTUNDA 1950 YEARBOOK  
Dallas: SMU Student Publishing, 1950. 1st ed. 550 pages. Hardcover. Yearbook for 1950 of Southern Methodist University SMU. Green cover with white title on front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding. Owner name inside front board. # E1020. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Southern Methodist University, SMU.   SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (SMU) ROTUNDA 1952 YEARBOOK  
Dallas: SMU Student Publishing, 1952. 1st ed. 540 pages. Hardcover. Yearbook for 1952 of Southern Methodist University SMU. Red cover with white illustrated blocdk applied on front and and red title.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding. No name or writing. # E1022. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Southern Methodist University, SMU.   SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (SMU) ROTUNDA 1951 YEARBOOK  
Dallas: SMU Student Publishing, 1951. 1st ed. 542 pages. Hardcover. Yearbook for 1951 of Southern Methodist University SMU. Blue cover with white title on front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding. No name or writing. # E1021. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Southwestern Hist. Quarterly, .   THE TEXAS STATE CAPITOL: SELECTED ESSAYS FROM SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1995. 1st ed. 166 pages. Paperback. 0876111509 0-87611-150-9. Five essays on the history, art and collections of the magnificent Texas State Capitol building in Austin. B/w photos, indexed.
New/Wraps. New copy. # 13246. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Southwestern Historical, Quarterly.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. 110, NO. 3 (JANUARY 2007)  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2007. 1st ed. 122 pages. Paperback. Randolph B. Campbell editor. This issue contains essays on Galveston Longshoremen's Strike of 1920-21, Hunting Wild Horses, 1833 Bowie portrait, and Father Oscar Huber and JFK death. Book reviews. Published for the Texas State Historical Association.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E4266. $9.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Southwestern Historical, Quarterly.   SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY VOL. 110, NO. 4 (APRIL 2007)  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2007. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. Randolph B. Campbell editor. This issue contains essays on Civil war in West Texas, Freedmen's Bureau at Marshall Texas, Texas Liberal Press and the Image of White Texas Masculinity 1938-63, and Vivian Castleberry. Book reviews. Published for the Texas State Historical Association.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E4267. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Speck, Lawrence W.   CENTER, VOL. 1: ARCHITECTURE FOR THE EMERGING AMERICAN CITY  
New York: Rizzoli, 1985. 1st ed. 136 pages. Paperback. 0847853969 0-8478-5396-9. Center is published annually by The Center for American Architecture, School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin. B/w and color photos and drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tigt, unmarked. Spine is not creased, but has changed color. # B6082. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Speck, Earnest B. (ed.).   MODY BOATRIGHT, FOLKLORIST: A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS  
Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1973. 1st ed. 198 pages. Hardcover. 0292750072 0-292-75007-2. Collection of Boatright's essays on the folklore of Texas & The West. Foreword by Waylon Hand, biographical sketch by Harry Ransom, bibliography and index. In orange cloth-covered boards with brown title on spine.
VG/VG. New old stock from our archives. Tight, no wear, no marks. Edges foxed, dustjacket spine sun-faded. # A0050. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Speer, Ocie.   TEXAS JURISTS 1836 - 1936  
no place: Speer, 1936. 1st ed. 773 pages. Hardcover. B/w portrait of each judge, with a short quotation from an opinion rendered by him. Bibliography and index. Brown cover with embossed title and decoration featuring Rodin's Thinker.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, pages uncut. Corners sharp. Edges foxed. # B6864. $62.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spell, Lola M.   PIONEER PRINTER: SAMUEL BANGS IN MEXICO AND TEXAS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1963. 1st ed. 230 pages. Hardcover. Biography of the first printer in Texas, survivor of the ill-fated Mier Expedition, and later a newspaper man. B/w illustrations, appendices, bibliography & index.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling on book or Dj. Very light foxing on half-title page. # B7468. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spencer, Jeff A.   TEXAS OIL AND GAS (POSTCARD HISTORY SERIES)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1467130214 1467130214. Vintage postcards document the oil boom days across Texas from the 1890s throught the 1930s.
New/Wraps. # 33726. $19.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Staff of Legislative Council, .   PRESIDING OFFICERS OF THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE 1846-1982  
Austin: TX Legislative Council, 1982. 1st ed. 226 pages. Paperback.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Top half inch of back slightly darkened. # B2122. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stanush, Claude.   SOMETIMES IT'S NEW YORK (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Wings Press, 2007. 1st ed. 216 pages. Paperback. 0916727181 0-916727-18-1. A fine collection of short stories. Inscribed to previous owners and signed by the late great Texas writer, Claude Stanush on the half-title page. He had a long career as a journalist for LIFE and the San-Antonio Express. First Wings Press edition, bound with French flaps.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear. # B9642. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Steinert, Wilhelm.   NORTH AMERICA, PARTICULARLY TEXAS IN THE YEAR 1849: A TRAVEL ACCOUNT  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1999. Special ed. 206 pages. Hardcover. A Book for Emigrants, Especially for Persons Enthusiastic about Emigration. This reprint of the 1850 original is from the DeGolyer Library in 500 copies. Translated from German by Gilbert J. Jordan and edited by Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov. Book designed by W. Thomas Taylor. End notes and index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners very lightly bumped. # B4561. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Steinfeldt, Cecilia, & Donald Lewis Stov.   EARLY TEXAS FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1974. Reprint. 263 pages. Hardcover. Brown canvas-covered boards with paste-on photo of antique food safe. Some color, mostly b/w photos & descriptions of 344 objects included in an exhibition held at the Witte Memorial Museum in San Antonio June-December 1973.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives with clear mylar dustjacket. # B9853. $190.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Steinfeldt, Cecilia, & James Hicks (phot.   SAN ANTONIO WAS: SEEN THROUGH A MAGIC LANTERN (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: San Antonio Museum Association,. 1st ed. 245 pages. Paperback. Black & white views from the slide collection of Albert Steves, Sr. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Witte Museum in San Antonio during the winter of 1978-1979. SIGNED by the author on the title page, with an inscription to owner.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no other writing. Diagonal crease at upper corner of rear cover. # E3989. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stephens, A. Ray.   TEXAS: A HISTORICAL ATLAS  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 2010. 1st ed. 418 pages. Hardcover. 0806138734 0-8061-3873-4. 86 articles on many periods and events in Texas history, charts and diagrams, and many maps by Carol Zuber-Mallison. Bibliography and index.
VG/VG. Very firm binding, no name or marks. Dustjacket has lightwear at corners, bottom edge and spine ends. A closed 2" tear at lower front flap fold. # E4533. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stevens, Walter B.   STORY OF THE GALVESTON DISASTER (STEVENS)  
Galveston: San Luis Press, 1975. 1st ed. 22 pages. Paperback. A very scarce item, printing limited to 750 copies. This concise and factual account was published in the December 1900 issue of Munsey's Magazine. Stapled pamphlet in peach card covers filled with b/w photos, and bibliography of 1900 Storm sources. Introduction by Robert A. Nesbitt.
Near Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. Fine. # E4830. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stever, Rex H.   HANDLING THE MAILS AT CORPUS CHRISTI (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1997. 1st ed. 265 pages. Hardcover. 0965871908 0-9658719-0-8. Documentation of mail history in Corpu Christi and South Texas. Index, endpaper maps. B/w photos. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1821. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stewart, John.   THE MISSIONARY PIONEER OR A BRIEF MEMOIR OF THE LIFE, LABORS & DEATH OF JOHN STEWART, MAN OF COLOUR  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1969. Reprint. 96 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1827 book on John Stewart, a Negro preacher and his Methodist mission among the Wyandott Indians at Upper Sandusky, Ohio. A facsimile reprint of the 1827 edition by noted Texas bookman, John Jenkin's Pemberton Press. Small format. Number III Negro Heritage Series, J. Mason Brewer, General Editor.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A0754. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Still, William N. Jr.   AMERICAN SEA POWER IN THE OLD WORLD: THE UNITED STATES NAVY IN EUROPEAN AND NEAR EASTERN WATERS, 1865-1917  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2018. Reprint. 291 pages. Paperback. 1591146186 1-59114-618-6. 2018 Naval Institute reprint, 1st printing thus. Excellent history of the American Navy's projection of power in foreign waters. Much on the Turkish Crisis of 1895-97, World War I. A few b/w photos.
Fine/Wraps. New copies. # E3801. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stillman, J.D.B., & Ron Tyler (editor).   WANDERINGS IN THE SOUTHWEST IN 1855  
Spokane: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1990. Limited ed. 193 pages. Hardcover. 0870621920 0-87062-192-0. This is number twenty-three in the Western Frontiersman Series, edited and with introduction by Ron Tyler. Folding map is a reproduction of Colton's New Map of the State of Texas, 1859. Bibliography and index. Production of this book was limited to 750 copies. Rust-red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine. B/w illustrations, index, bibliography.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # E2946. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stilwell, Hart.   CAMPUS TOWN  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. 1st ed. 273 pages. Hardcover. A novel showing the growth of a man as he matures, and resolves to fight the KKK. Black cloth-covered boards, tan title on spine.
X-Lib Good+/No Jacke. Solid binging, has old store label covering private lending library name on front endpaper.No other marks of stamps. Endpapers age discolored. # E3176. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stone, Ron.   THE BOOK OF TEXAS DAYS  
Fredericksburg: Shearer Publishing, 1985. 1st ed. 250 pages. Hardcover. 0940672308 0-940672-30-8. One or more stories from Texas history for each day of the year. B/w illustrations throughout. Navy blue cloth-covered boards with silver title on front and spine. Navy blue dustjacket illustrated with b/w images and silver title on front and spine. Timeline, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/VG. Dustjacket has light edgewear. # E3171. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stopple, Libby.   A BOX OF PEPPERMINTS (SIGNED)  
Austin: American Universal Artforms, 1975. 1st ed. 83 pages. Hardcover. 0913632074 0-913632-07-4. A collections of poems for all ages by the noted singer, lyricist & author. Cute illustrations drawn by Martha Bell.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. SIGNED by the author. We hosted a signing for her in the 1970s. # E2256. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stratton, Florence, & Vincent Burke.   THE WHITE PLUME: OR O. HENRY'S OWN SHORT STORY  
Beaumont, Texas: E. Szafir & Son Co., 1931. 1st ed. 30 pages. Paperback. 1st separate printing, 1st printing stated. Story of romance between O. Henry and a young woman from Brenham, Texas when he was a very young man and new to the West. Written by newspaper columnist in Beaumont. Sub-title on cover 'An O.Henry Love Story'. The story first appeared in Bunker's Monthly magazine in 1928. Never read as pages are still uncut from the printer. Somewhat scarce.
VG/Wraps. Oversize edges of cover have some wear from handling, and some browning from light exposure. # B9077. $195.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Strobel, Abner, & Mary Rogers Nixon.   OLD OYSTER CREEK AND BRAZOS PLANTATIONS / A HISTORY OF BRAZORIA COUNTY, TEXAS  
Richmond, Texas: Price/Ferguson Publishing C. Reprint. 58 pages. Paperback. Undated, but circa 1975. B/w photos. Stapled pamphlet. Reprint of Strobel's history of the Oyster Creek area and early plantations and Mary Nixon Rodgers' summary history of Brazoria County. B/w photos & illustrations. Undated, but circa 1975.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # E4460. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Swartz, Mimi, & Sherron Watkins.   POWER FAILURE: THE INSIDDE STORY OF THE COLLAPSE OF ENRON (SIGNED  
New York: Doubleday, 2003. 1st ed. 386 pages. Hardcover. 0385507879 0-385-50787-9. Inscribed to owner and signed by Sherron Watkins, the whistle-blower.
VG/VG. Previous owner name, highlighting, 303 written in red crayon inside front board. # B8799. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Swearingen, Jr., William Scott.   ENVIRONMENTAL CITY: PEOPLE, PLACE, POLITICS, AND THE MEANING OF MODERN AUSTIN  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2010. Reprint. 273 pages. Paperback. 0292722028 0-292-72202-8. History of the efforts to preserve Austin's natural environment and retain it's unique sense of place. B/w photos and index.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E3561. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Syers, Ed.   HARDPRESSED TEXAS: THE LUCKENBACH SHOWDOWN  
Waco: OBT Press, 1986. 1st ed. 179 pages. Hardcover. 0317650793 0-317-65079-3. Humorous satire of life in the Hill Country of Texas. Uncommon.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A7625. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Taylor, Virginia H.   THE FRANCO-TEXAN LAND COMPANY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1969. 1st ed. 331 pages. Hardcover. 0292784171 0-292-78417-1. Folding map. Big business chicanery is nothing new. There is a sticker ghost on FEP. Text-block edges are lightly foxed. Cornrs are sharp.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj price-clipped, no wear. # B4639. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Temple, Thompson B.   RECORDS OF EXOTICS 1982 EDITION, VOLUME III  
Kerrville Texas: Herring Printing Co., 1982. 1st ed. 362 pages. Hardcover. Articles on exotic animals stocked and hunted in Texas and New Mexico. Listing of records by species, b/w photos, awards dinner 1981. Glossy brown hardcover with gilt tilte on front and spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. Free endpapers and top edge have very pale foxing. # E4284. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Templeton, Lee.   THE DEATH OF JIMMY LITTLEWOLF: AN INDIAN BOY AT CAL FARLEY'S RANCH  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1980. 1st ed. 106 pages. Hardcover. 0890152691 0-89015-269-1. Three boys find reasons to join life and a fourth is dragged into it.
Fine/Good+. Never sold out of our archival stock. Book as new, Dj is faded on spine. # B7899. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Texaco Technical Staff, .   LUBRICATION: A TECHNICAL PUBLICATION DEVOTED TO THE SELECTION AND USE OF LUBRICANTS VOLUME 42, 1956 (BOUND VOLUME OF TWELVE ISSUES)  
New York: The Texas Company, 1956. 160 pages. Hardcover. Twelve editions, January-December 1956, of Texaco's monthly technical journal. Index in front and rear. Charts, graphs, tables, and color and b/w photos. Dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. Small light spot on front. # E3069. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Texas A & M Galveston, & Adrian Corbett .   VOYAGER '78: YEARBOOK (MOODY COLLEGE OF MARINE SCIENCE OF MARINE SCIENCE OF TEXAS A & M AT GALVESTON, TEXAS)  
Galveston: Mary Moody College, 1978. 1st ed. 168 pages. Hardcover. Wine colored cover with silver title and drawing of a sailing ship. Yearbook of 1978 for this Marine branch of Texas A&M. B/w photos of staf and students, individually and in group activities. Map and photo journal of the 1977 student cruise.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Light foxing on some pages. # B8516. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Texas Historical Survey, .   TEXAS MUSEUMS DIRECTORY (1970)  
Austin: THSC, 1970. Revised ed. 61 pages. Paperback. A survey of the art, science, and history museums in Texas circa 1970, with a thumbnail discription of the art and artifacts in each one.
VG/Wraps. Clean & unmarked. Blue cover has sun-fading at edges. # B0624. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Texas Lutheran College, .   TEXAS LUTHERAN COLLEGE ALUMNI DIRECTORY 1980  
Montgomery, AL: College & University Pr, 198. 1st ed. 305 pages. Hardcover. Comprehensive alumni listings, multiple index by name, class, state.
Fine/No Jacket. # A8642. $8.25     Inquire Now  
Texas Women's Commission Found, .   TEXAS WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME PROGRAM OF 1986 AWARDS CEREMONY A SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION HONORING THE 1986 INDUCTEES  
Austin: Govenor's Commission, 1986. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Photos and biographic sketches of the 1986-85-84 inductees. Biographic sketches of 150 women selected for special recognition from Texas history. List of 1986 nominees and selection committee.
Fine/Wraps. New copies. # B2885. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thetford, Margaret Ann.   FAMILY TREE: A GENEALOGICAL COLUMN APPEARING IN THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, VOLUME 1: 10 NOV 1979 - 27 DEC 1980  
Dallas: Thetford, 1983. 153 pages. Paperback. Tan pebbled card cover with title and tree drawing on front in dark brown. Collection of columns which appeared in the paper. Especially useful with its throrough, 33-page name index.
VG/Wraps. Tight binding, no wear. Author name and address written on back. # B9069. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thomas, Jessie Brown.   DOVE AT THE WINDOW  
Wichita Falls: Terry bros., Publishers, 1943. 1st ed. 44 pages. Hardcover. In brown cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front and spine. The frontis is a group photo of the Thomas Quartet and their pianist. The group performed every Sunday on radio station KWFT and Mrs. Thomas would read one of her poems. The poems in this book are compiled from the program.
VG/No Jacket. Book is clean and firm, no ownwer name, but 2348 is penned near the top of the dedication page and inside rear board. # B8350. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thomas, Will H.   SOME CURRENT FOLK-SONGS OF THE NEGRO  
Austin: Folk-Lore Society Texas, 1936. Reprint. 13 pages. Paperback. Centennial reprint of first item produced by the Texas Folklore Society in 1912. Text of address Thomas made before a meeting of the Society. Words of thirteen songs. Foreword by J. Frank Dobie. Stapled pamphlet.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0407. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thomas (chairman), J.B.   REPORT OF THE GOVERNOR'S COMMITTEE ON WATER CONSERVATION  
Austin: Texas, 1953. 74 pages. Paperback. As requested by Gov. Allan Shivers, describes the efforts of his committee to study the problems of water conservation and stream pollution in Texas, and to make recommendations to the Governor and Legislatue.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B7595. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thompson, Jerry.   SABERS ON THE RIO GRANDE  
Austin: Presidial Press, 1974. 1st ed. 235 pages. Hardcover. Nice history of the Laredo - Upper Rio Grande River Valley during the period of 1755-1865, the establishment of settlements and colonies in a harsh land of conflict. In a printed glassine jacket. First trade edition, has b/w illustrations at chapters.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9852. $100.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tidmore, Kurt.   BIGGER 'N DALLAS  
New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1991. 1st ed. 185 pages. Hardcover. 0802113931 0-8021-1393-1. West Texas small town novel.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E3222. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tiedt, Leola K.   JUCHHE, ICH LERNE DAS ABC  
L Grange, Texas: Leola Tiedt, 1972. Paperback. Unpaginated stapled booklet 8.5 X 11 inches. Looks handlettered and is illustrated by 'Oma' Tiedt. Signed by Frau Tiedt at the German Texas Heritage Society 1981 inside the front cover. Bright yellow cover with elf on front dressed in red and green, black title.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight. No wear. # B8927. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tilghman, Zoe A.   SPOTLIGHT: BAT MASTERSON AND WYATT EARP AS U.S. DEPUTY MARSHALS  
San Antonio: Naylor Company, 1960. 1st ed. 21 pages. Paperback. Twwenty-one page pamphlet detailing the career of two most well-known men of the West. Cream card cover with red bar fight illustration on front.
Good+/Wraps. No wear, no owner marks. Scattered foxing on cover, else Very Good.. # E4448. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tinker, Edward Larocque.   NEW YORKER UNLIMITED: THE MEMOIRS OF EDWARD LAROCQUE TINKER  
Austin: Univ. Texas Press / Encino Pr., 1970. 1st ed. 332 pages. Hardcover. 0879590661 0-87959-066-1. Tinker writes of his varied life in New York high society, riding with Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution, working the railroads of Northern Mexico and the American Southwest, traveling throughout South America. B/w photos. Very interesing. Cooperative publication of the University of Texas and Encino Press, printed on nice paper and representative of Bill Wittliff's fine printing. No printed, as issued.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B5278. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tinkle, Lon.   AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL: THE LIFE OF J. FRANK DOBIE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1983. Reprint. 264 pages. Paperback. 029270366X 0-292-70366-X. Stated first UT printing.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. # B4753. $10.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Todd, David.   TEXAS LEGACY PROJECT: STORIES OF COURAGE AND CONSERVATION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. 1st ed. Paperback. 1603442006 1-60344-200-6.
New/Wraps. New in publisher shrinkwrap. # 30305. $25.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Toepperwein, Fritz A.   UNCLE KRIS IN HIS WORKSHOP  
Boerne, Texas: Highland Press, 1955. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Sewn text in cardstock cover with dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Emilie Toepperwein. Clean, tight, unmarked. White Dj, silver title and decoration in rosey block.
Fine/Fine. # B2606. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Toepperwein, Fritz A., .   O. HENRY ALMANAC: THROUGH THE YEARS 1862 TO 1910 CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LIFE OF WILLIAM SYDNEY PORTER  
Boerne, TX: Highland Press, 1966. 44 pages. Paperback. A fun collection of facts & trivia relating to O. Henry and his days in Texas. B/w illustrations and photos. Quite uncommon.
VG/Wraps. # B6811. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tolliver, Ruby C.   HAVE GUN NEED BULLETS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1991. 1st ed. 118 pages. Hardcover. 0875650856 0-87565-085-6. Boy growing up in Depression Era East Texas learns some life-lessons.
Fine/Good+. Book appears unread, dustjacket has a one-inch hole on the front and chipping at top of spine. # B9545. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tomlinson, Monette Whaley.   CROSSROADS CAMEOS CHARACTER SKETCHES  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1964. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. Collection of 23 character sketches of early Dallas County residents. Humorous b/w illustrations.
Near Fine/VG. # A7420. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Townsend, General E.D.   THE CALIFORNIA DIARY OF GENERAL E.D. TOWNSEND (IN SLIPCASE)  
Ward Ritchie Press, 1970. Reprint. 184 pages. Hardcover. Fine reprint of Townsend's account of his tour of duty from 1851-56 in California and the Columbia River country of the Northwest. B/w sketches. Slipcased, printed on fine stock. Exeptional.
New/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A1494. $27.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Townsend, Tom.   QUEEN OF THE WIND  
Austin: Panda Books / Eakin Pr., 1989. 1st ed. 146 pages. Hardcover. 0890157154 0-89015-715-4. Sailing, adventure, and romance on the high seas.
New/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9043. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Townsend (editor), Robert F.   CACTUS 1939: YEARBOOK OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS  
Austin: Texas Student Publications, 1939. 1st ed. 516 pages. Hardcover. Yearbook for 1939 of the University of Texas. B/w & sepia photos of students and campus life and organizations, with color photos of various campus buildings. In dark chocolate cloth with the Tower embossed in cream color.
VG/No Jacket. Light rubbing, otherwise nice, with three inscriptions on the front endpaper, but no other marks. One page in basketball section torn out and taped back in. # B9783. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Traylor, S.W., Sr.   OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST: A TEXAS BOY  
Allentown, PA: S.W. Traylor, 1936. 1st ed. 255 pages. Hardcover. Biography of an industry leader, S.W. Traylor who did mining, highway construction, shipbuilding and more with the Traylor Company. Red and black cloth-covered boards, white dustjacket with portrait on front.
VG/Good+. DJ slightly chipped on edges, else VG. # A0356. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turner, George E.   MURDER IN THE PALO DURO AND OTHER PANHANDLE MYSTERIES (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)  
Quanah, TX: Nortex Press, 1973. Limited ed. 83 pages. Hardcover. Collectors limited edition # 15 of 100 signed and numbered copies. A collection of 11 mystery short stories of the Panhandle. Illustrated throughout by the author. Light brown leather-look boards with dark brown titles on front and spine. Light tan dustjacket with scene from the Tascosa Murders story illustrating the front, brown title on spine.
Near Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Signature page, which is of different p&per, shows foxing, o/w Fine. # A0414. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turner, Martha Anne.   OLD NACOGDOCHES IN THE JAZZ AGE (SIGNED) 26/200  
Austin: Madrona Press, 1976. Limited ed. 183 pages. Hardcover. 0890520194 0-89052-019-4. A history of post-WWI Nacogdoches. Numerous b/w photos, indexed. Number 26/200 copies signed by the author and by C.W. Bennett of Madrona Press. Clear acetate dustjacket and slipcase covered in same blue cloth as book cover. Paste-on label on front cover and silver title on dark blue spine.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. All in As New condition. # B9572. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turner, Martha Anne.   THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS: THE STORY OF A SONG  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1971. 1st ed. 19 pages. Hardcover. The tale and various songs scores of the act of Emily, the slave girl who detained Santa Ana in his tent during the Battle of San Jacinto. Southwestern Studies Monograph No. 31. Rose cloth-covered boards with image of a rose on front. Golden cloth spine with black title.
Very Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A0360. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tyler, Ronnie C.   JOSEPH WADE HAMPTON: SOUTHWESTERN STUDIES MONOGRAPH NO. 23  
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1969. 1st ed. 39 pages. Paperback. 087404135X 0-87404-135-X. Pamphlet has been bound into a hardcover for the library.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3756. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tyler, Ron.   PECOS TO RIO GRANDE: INTERPRETATIONS OF FAR WEST TEXAS BY EIGHTEEN ARTISTS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1983. 1st ed. 125 pages. Hardcover. 0890961662 0-89096-166-2. Color paintings in a variety of mediums capture the feel of West Texas.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no marks. Dj has wear top of spine, price-clipped. # B4070. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tyler, Paula Eyrich, & Ron Tyler.   TEXAS MUSEUMS: A GUIDEBOOK  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1983. 1st ed. 313 pages. Hardcover. 0292780621 0-292-78062-1. Describes over 500 museums exhibiting art, natural history, history, science, and technology. There are maps to help plan your visits. Red cloth-covered boards with black title on spine. Red dustjacket with Lone Star on front.
Fine/Near Fine. Slight rubbing on front of dustjacket. # E3169. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
U.S. Department of Agriculture, .   1997 CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE, TEXAS STATE AND COUNTY DATA AC97-A-43 VOLUME 1, GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERIES, PART 43A & PART 43B  
Washington D.C.: USDA, 1999. 1st ed. 1258 pages. Paperback. Two volumes containing 1130 pages plus 128 pages of appendices and index. Compiled by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Fine/Wraps. New, two volumes together in publisher shrink-wrap. # A9321. $50.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
United States Congress 87th, .   THE LEADERSHIP OF SPEAKER SAM RAYBURN 'THE HOUSE WILL BE IN ORDER' COLLECTED TRIBUTES OF HIS COGRESSIONAL COLLEAGUES  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1961. 1st ed. 122 pages. Paperback. Tributes given to the longest-serving Speaker of the House after his passing in 1961. B/w photos.
VG/Wraps. # B3343. $6.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
United States Congress, .   MEMORIALS ON THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970. Reprint. 31 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1792 Congressional report on memorials promoting the abolition of slavery by several northern states. In fine gray linen.
Near Fine/No Jacket. A bit of foxing to covers. # A0752. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
University of Texas Yearbook, .   CACTUS 1980: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS YEARBOOK, VOLUME 87  
Austin: University of Texas, 1980. 1st ed. 696 pages. Hardcover. College yearbook bound in brown leatherette, with embossed outline of Texas with a copper armadillo & cactus patch. B/w & color photos.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine, unmarked copy. # E2574. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
University of Texas Yearbook, .   CACTUS 1982: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS YEARBOOK, VOLUME 89  
Austin: University of Texas, 1982. 1st ed. 704 pages. Hardcover. College yearbook bound in brown leatherette, with embossed & gilded UT symbol. B/w & color photos.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine, unmarked copy. # E2577. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
University of Texas Yearbook, .   CACTUS 1983: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS YEARBOOK, VOLUME 90 MCMLXXXIII COMMEMORATING THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS CENTENNIAL  
Austin: University of Texas, 1983. 1st ed. 816 pages. Hardcover. College yearbook celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the University. Bound in dark brick red leatherette, with embossed outline of an arch with stained glass window featuring a longhorn, cactus, the Lone Star and a cowboy hat. B/w & color photos.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine, unmarked copy. # E2578. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
University of Texas Yearbook, .   CACTUS 1984: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS YEARBOOK, VOLUME 91  
Austin: University of Texas, 1984. 1st ed. 776 pages. Hardcover. College yearbook bound in black leatherette, with silver lettering & embossed pastedown photo of the UT Tower. B/w & color photos.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine, unmarked copy. # E2579. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
University of Texas Yearbook, .   CACTUS 1985: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS YEARBOOK, VOLUME 92: BLUEPRINT FOR THE SECOND CENTURY  
Austin: University of Texas, 1985. 1st ed. 736 pages. Hardcover. College yearbook bound in blue leatherette, with band of decorative campus buildings. B/w & color photos.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine, unmarked copy. # E2580. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
UTMB, .   CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON 1891-1991  
Galveston: UTMB, 1991. 1st ed. Hardcover. Book in slipcase honoring those who contributed to organizing the centennial celebration. Color photos every page. Shiney black boards with bright silver title and medallion. Matching slipcase.
Fine/No Jacket. Book and slipcase as new. # B8902. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Van Dyke, Mamie.   JENNIFER'S RAINBEAU  
Tyler, Texas: Treasure Enterprises, 1992. 1st ed. 141 pages. Paperback. 0963098918 0-9630989-1-8. Romance set in Texas by a Texas author. Out of print.
Fine/Wraps. New book out of old stock. # E2363. $2.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Van Emden, F.W.   SURE ENOUGH, HOW COME¨  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1945. Reprint. 75 pages. Hardcover. A rhyming dictionary of poems, songs, limericks and little cultural ditties exploring the nuances of the Texan dialect. 1945 fifth printing in grey cloth-covered boards with red title on front and spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, unmarked, age darkened due to wartime paper, else VG. # A0686. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Veninga, editor, James F.   PREPARING FOR TEXAS IN THE 21ST CENTURY  
Austin: Texas Com. / Humanities, 1990. 1st ed. Paperback. 1878544004 1-878544-00-4. Five volume boxed set is part of a three year initiative of the Texas Committee for the humanities to encourage public discussion on the future of Texas.
New/Wraps. New in original shipping box. # A5966. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Viator, Ray.   HOUSTON: SPACE CITY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2019. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 1623497728 1-62349-772-8. A photographic celebration of the city's historic ties to the U.S. space program. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page.
New/New. A new copy. # 36832. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Viator, Ray.   HOUSTON: SPACE CITY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2019. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 1623497728 1-62349-772-8. A photographic celebration of the city's historic ties to the U.S. space program. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page.
Fine/Fine. New copies, SIGNED by the author. # E2331. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vick, Frances Brannen (ed.).   LITERARY DALLAS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2008. 1st ed. 493 pages. Hardcover. 0875653839 0-87565-383-9. Selections from some of the Dallas area's finest writers, including J. Mason Brewer, A.C. Greene, Frank Tolbert, Benjamin Capps, Natalie Ornish, Joyce Gibson Roach, Evelyn Oppenheimer, Stnaley MarcusAlan Govenar, Bud Shrake, Bryan Wooley and many others.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine and unread. # E2147. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vines, Robert A.   TREES, SHRUBS AND WOODY VINES OF THE SOUTHWEST  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1984. Reprint. 1104 pages. Hardcover. 029273414X 0-292-73414-X. Complete catalog of these plants for the states of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Each description is acompanied by a botanical drawing by Sarah Kahlden Arendale. Dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding, square corners, no owner marks. Dustjacket flaps are laid in for the information on it. # E4885. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vivian, Julia.   A CAVALIER IN TEXAS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1953. 114 pages. Hardcover. The biography of Athanese de Mezieres, a French lieutenant who served as chief Indian agent, and later as governor of Texas in the 1770s.
VG/Near Fine. Covers have to lightened spots, one small nick at the top sine of dustjacket. A bright, nice copy. # A0805. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vogel, Donald and Margaret.   VELOX WARD  
Fort Worth: Amon Carter Museum, 1972. 1st ed. 64 pages. Paperback. An essay and catalogue to accompany the retrospective exhibition of the works of Velox Ward presented at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth and other museums around Texas. B/w photos and a few color plates.
Near Fine/Wraps. Two faint spots on back cover, else Fine. # B4786. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Von-Maszewski, W.M.   INDEX TO THE TRAIL DRIVERS OF TEXAS  
Houston: Tortuga Press, 1983. Limited ed. 113 pages. Hardcover. 999771637X 9-9977163-7-X. Limited to 970 copies, this is a meaningful and comprehensive index to the first-hand narratives about the cattle drives. SIGNED by the author.
New/No Jacket. # A3896. $76.50     Inquire Now  
Von-Maszewski, W.M.   JEFF C. DYKES 1900-1989: CONSERVATIONIST, COLLECTOR, SCHOLAR (SIGNED)  
College Station: Friends Sterling C. Evans L. 1st ed. 48 pages. Paperback. Rememberances written for the memorial celebration held in Sterling C. Evans Library, Texas A&M University, on November 11, 1990. Inscribed and signed by the editor.
Fine/Wraps. In new condition, from our archives. First printing. # E2769. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Von-Maszewski editor, W.M.   A SOJOURN IN TEXAS, 1846-47: ALWIN H. SORGEL'S TEXAS WRITINGS  
San Marcos: German-Texas Heritage Society, 1. 1st ed. 357 pages. Hardcover. 0944779050 0-944779-05-0. Collection of Sorgel's letters and reports organized and translated by Von-Maszewski in this dual-language edition. With a foreword by Dona Reeves-Marquardt. Map endpapers. First edition.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. fine in fine dustjacket. # E4333. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Voss, Kurt D.   GALVESTON'S THE ELISSA: THE TALL SHIP OF TEXAS  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2009. 126 pages. Paperback. 073857855X 0-7385-7855-X. Nice photohistory of The Elissa, a three-masted barque first launched in 1877 and which is among the oldest such ships still being sailed. Over 100 b/w photos.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 29632. $19.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walker, W. H.   ODD FELLOWSHIP IN AMERICA AND TEXAS  
Austin: Vonn Boeckmann Jones Co., 1911. 1st ed. 512 pages. Hardcover. History and growth of Oddfellows Lodge in the U.S. and Texas. Green cloth-covered boardswith gilt title on front and spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, no owner marks. Corners rubbed, spine ends softened. # E4445. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walker, Dee.   SALT SPRAY AND HONEY SIGNED ILLUSTRATED BY JOSEPHINE STRANG  
Dallas: Wilkinson, 1951. 1st ed. 94 pages. Hardcover. Blue moire covered boards with bronze dustjacket. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author, otherwise unmarked. Stated first edition.
VG/Good+. Binding firm, Dj has edgewear and half-inch triangle missing at top of spine. # B1940. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walker, Dee.   SALT SPRAY AND HONEY SIGNED ILLUSTRATED BY JOSEPHINE STRANG  
Dallas: Wilkinson, 1951. Reprint. 94 pages. Hardcover. Poetry by Texas City author. In blue moire covered boards with metallic-toned dustjacket. Inscribed 'With best wishes' and SIGNED by the author. Book announcement laid in.
VG/Good. Binding firm, dustjacket has edgewear and small chips. # E2372. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wallace, Ernest.   DOCUMENTS OF TEXAS HISTORY  
Austin: Steck Co., 1963. 293 pages. Hardcover. Light green cloth cover with dark green titles. Clean and tight. Stamped withdrawn on textblock edges, Gift bookplate inside front cover. Minimal library indications. Corners sharp.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. # B2682. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walraven, Bill and Marjorie K.   GIFT OF THE WIND: THE CORPUS CHRISTI BAYFRONT  
Corpus Christi: Javelina Press, 1997. Limited ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. 0964632519 0-9646325-1-9. Color and b/w photos throughout this history of Corpus Christi. Many historic photos. Number 670 in a limited edition. Signed by both authors.
Near Fine/VG. Dustjacket scuffed on corners. # B8560. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Waters, Michael R.   LONE STAR STALAG: GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR AT CAMP HEARNE (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. 1585443182 1-58544-318-2. Detailed description of life in a POW camp in rural Texas 1943-1945. SIGNED by the author on FFEP.
Fine/Fine. A previously unsold book from our archives. # B3494. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Watson, William.   THE ADVENTURES OF A BLOCKADE RUNNER: OR, TRADE IN TIME OF WAR  
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892. 1st ed. 324 pages. Hardcover. Tales of sea adventure in the later part of the Civil War when smugglers attempted to run the Union blockades between Mexico, Texas and other gulf states. Dark maroon cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, remains of bookplate on front endpaper. Rear endpaper has small sticker of The Brick Row Book Shop, on Guadalupe Street in ustin. # E3093. $120.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Watson, Charles A.   TALES OF TEXAS AND BEYOND (SIGNED)  
Fort Worth: Cedar Elm Publishing, 1986. 130 pages. Hardcover. 096171610X 0-9617161-0-X. A collection of mostly humouous personal essays, drawn from the author's own life. Inscribed to a friend and signed by the author.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # B9424. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wauer, Roland H.   BIRDING THE SOUTHWESTERN NATIONAL PARKS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 1585442860 1-58544-286-0. Written by a birder for birders, illustrated by Mimi Hoppe Wolf. References and index.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0715. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weber, David J., & Conchita Hassell Winn.   TROUBLE IN TEXAS, 1832: A TEJANO VIEWPOINT FROM SAN ANTONIO (LIMITED/SIGNED)  
Dallas: Degoyler Library, 1983. Limited ed. 60 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile and translation of an 1832 petition of grievances held by Mexican-Texans in the San Antonio area. Signed limited edition #36/400 printed on fine stock by David Holman's Wind River Press. SIGNED on the limitation page by Weber & Winn.
Near Fine/Fine. # A2185. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weems, John Edward.   DREAM OF EMPIRE: A HUMAN HISTORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971. 1st ed. 377 pages. Hardcover. 0671209728 0-671-20972-8. The story of the decade in which Texas was a sovereign nation. Well-written account, b/w illustrations, notes & index. The true 1971 1st edition, 1st printing.
Fine/Near Fine. Dustjacket has aclosed half-inch tear at top front, red lettering on jacket spinefaded to orange. # E3164. $19.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weems, John Edward.   MEN WITHOUT COUNTRIES: THREE ADVENTURES OF THE EARLY SOUTHWEST  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1969. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. Lives of three adventurers on the frontier; James Wilkinson, Philip Nolan, and Peter Ellis Bean. First printing and now out of print. Map endpapers, bibliography.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3225. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welch, June Rayfield.   GOING GREAT IN THE LONE STAR STATE (SIGNED)  
Dallas: G.L.A. Press, 1976. Reprint. 211 pages. Hardcover. 0912854081 0-912854-08-1. Vignettes of Texas lore of all kinds. B/w photos throughout printed on slick photo stock. Inscribed to former owner and SIGNED by Dr. Welch.
VG/Good. Book is clean, tight, a little cocked. Dustjacket has two tiny tears at top back, and is scuffed on the back. # B9921. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welch, June Rayfield.   PEOPLE AND PLACES IN THE TEXAS PAST  
Dallas: Yellow Rose Press/GLA, 1978. Reprint. 233 pages. Hardcover. 0912854057 0-912854-05-7. This book is about the interesting things that usually fall down between the cracks of Texas history.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, no owner name or marks. Dustjacket is scuffed and worn at tips and corners. # B8639. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Westerlage, Bob and Linda.   GALVESTON IS THE MOOD YOU'RE IN  
Galveston: The Galveston Studio, 1972. Paperback. Landscape format. Unpaginated book of b/w photos of people and places in Galveston, with airy, non-specific captions. Undated - but from the autos and bathing suits appearing in the pictures, it appears to be from the early 1970s. Cover photo printed in black and yellow. 32 pages counted in stapled booklet. 8.5 inches tall, 11 inches wide.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9406. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Westmoreland, Ron.   REMEMBER THAT OL' HORSE¨ (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1990. 1st ed. 114 pages. Hardcover. 0890964092 0-89096-409-2. True stories of a life riding, roping, and trading horses. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author. Number 34 of the Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University.
Fine/Fine. No wear. # E0809. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wham, Chris.   THE MIRACLE PANCAKE OF DELGADO, TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Pearland Texas: Brazoria Book House Publishi. 232 pages. Paperback. 0976947005 0-9769470-0-5. Satirical look at boozy psychologist, a failed faith-healer televangelist, movie star, and a housewife. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # E3226. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wharton, David.   THE SOUL OF A SMALL TEXAS TOWN: PHOTOGRAPHS, MEMORIES, AND HISTORY FROM MCDADE  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 2000. 1st ed. 298 pages. Hardcover. 0806131780 0-8061-3178-0. History and photos showing what makes a small town tick.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has a half inch tear at front flap top. # B4605. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitbread, Thomas B. (editor).   SEVEN CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS: ESSAYS ON COZZENS, MILLER, WEST, GOLDING, HELLER, ALBEE AND POWERS.  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1966. Reprint. 175 pages. Hardcover. 0292736339 0-292-73633-9.
Good+/Near Fine. Couple of soil spots on foredge, o/w near fine. # B1351. $4.75     Inquire Now  
White, Gifford.   1830 CITIZENS OF TEXAS: A CENSUS OF 6,500 PRE-REVOLUTIONARY TEXIANS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. 1st ed. 282 pages. Hardcover. 0890153434 0-89015-343-4. Compiled from more than a half-dozen archive sources. Two appendices, and name index.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B7297. $170.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White (editor), James P.   NEW & EXPERIMENTAL LITERATURE (SIGNED)  
Midland, TX: Texas Center for Writers, 1975. 1st ed. 203 pages. Hardcover. 0916092054 0-916092-05-4. A volume of traditional & innovative fiction & poetry. Signed & dated by the editor.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Light shelf wear & foxing. Never sold from our old stock.