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41 Sperry, Neil Neil Sperry's Complete Guide to Texas Gardening
Dallas, TX Taylor Publishing Company 1982 0878333223 / 9780878333226 8th Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
498 pp, dark green boards w/light green lettering, dj grn-wht spine w/color pictorial front of multi color cowboy boots. Author shows reader how to plant, train, feed & prune, when & how to water, how to buy the best trees, shrubs, vines, & ground covers, how to save energy through landscaping, how to plan for color and much more. dj wrinkled and worn along top front & rear front edges, small 1/2" tear on bottom front edge of the dj. dj price clipped. 
Price: 15.26 USD
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42 Sperry, Neil Neil Sperry's Complete Guide to Texas Gardening : Completely Revised and Updated!
Dallas, TX Taylor Publishing Company 1991 0878337997 / 9780878337996 15th Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
388 pp, dark green boards w/gilt lettering, dj green spine w/wht letteirng w/color illustrated front panel of multi color cowboy boots. The book contains 400 new plants, 500 new photographs and 400 new illustrations. Author shows reader how to plant, train, feed & prune, when & how to water, how to buy the best trees, shrubs, vines, & ground covers, how to save energy through landscaping, how to plan for color and much more. 
Price: 24.61 USD
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Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
187 pp, (5), blu-green-grey cloth covered boards w/wraparound color illustration w/wht lettering, dj dark blu-light blu-green-grey w/wraparound color illustration, illustrated endpapers. The book tells of the centuries-old war that the Dutch have waged against the sea. It tells of the terrible floods in which thousands of lifes were lost, of how battleship was once captured by soldiers on horseback. It tells how the Dutch have pushed back the sea and reclaimed the land from the sea. Much of the land is situated below sea level. dj chipped along top & bottom edges, dj several small holes on the spine, dj chipped on fold on flaps. 
Price: 74.38 USD
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44 State Reclamation Department Levee Laws of Texas : Digest of 1925 : Bulletin No. 12
Austin, TX The State of Texas Reclamation Department 1925 Soft Cover w/staples Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
x, 66 pp, light green SC wraps w/black lettering & deco. The book has information on the State Reclamation Department Act of 1913, Conservation Amendment to the Constitution, Levee Improvement District Act of 1925, Notice of Legal Proceedings ACt of 1917, Notice of Legal Proceedings Act of 1923, Notice of Legal Proceedings Act of 1925, expenditures of levee, drainage and other districts, diversion and impounding of surface waters and more. missing the 2-1/2" x 5" of front upper corner of the rear cover. 
Price: 110.50 USD
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45 Steely, James Wright Parks for Texas: Enduring Landscapes of the New Deal
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1999 0292777345 / 9780292777347 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps 
xxi, [3], 274 pp, maroon clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy tan dj w/color illustrated map on the front panel and dark maroon & black lettering. The author presents the story of how the Texas state park system came into being during the depths of the Great Depression in the 1930s. He provides the history of the founding and building of the Texas state park system. The New Deal federal =-state partnerships for depression relief gave Texas the funding and personnel to build 52 recreational parks under the direction of the National Park Service. He provides details on the activities of the Civilian Conservation Corps. 
Price: 40.38 USD
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46 Terrell, John Upton Land Grab: The Truth About "The Winning of The West"
New York, NY The Dial Press 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
x, 277 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards and w/dark brown faux leather spine w/gilt lettering, dj brown-red-light orange-black-white pictorial w/black-and-white photo of author on the rear panel. The author offers a catalog of crimes committed in the name of progress. He illustrates how the land was stolen from the Indians by trickery, murder, starvation and force. How the land was abused by destroying the wildlife witout regenerating it. How the cattle barons took control of vast quantities of land illegally and mismanaged it to such an extent it became useless. prev owner's name on FPD. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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47 University of Hawaii Department of Geography Atlas of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI University of Hawaii Press 1983 0824808371 / 9780824808372 2nd Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Oblong Sm4to from 9" to 11" Tall Photos, Maps, & Tables 
238 pp, glossy blu-white-green SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel & spine, white rear panel w/text. The atlas presents information using maps, graphs, talbes, and drawings. The reference maps show all the islands including the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. The natural environment describes the landforms, geology, soils, ocean, water, climate, plants and animals. The cultural environment covers archaeology, history, population, urban centers, and languages. The social environment examines government, economy, land use, agriculture, energy, tourism, manuafacturing, trade, military, health, education, recreation, services and more. prev owner's name on top edge of the front cover. 
Price: 11.01 USD
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48 Weems, John Edward If You Don't Like the Weather: Stories of Texas Weather
Austin, TX Texas Monthly Press 1986 0932012841 / 9780932012845 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
ix, (3), 121 pp, black boards, glossy dj w/wht spine w/bla+ck lettering w/blu-black-purple-red-green-yel color illustrated front panel and pink-wht-black rear panel. The author provides a look at weather's role in the making of Texas history and its folklore. This book explores the myths and facts surrounding weather and describes how it affects our health, mental attitudes, and physical activiities. dj price-clipped, small tear at top of dj spine. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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49 Wood, Captain John R. w/Parker, Robert E. Texas Game Warden My Story
Lubbock, TX Cotten Publishing Co. 1994 0925854115 / 9780925854117 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xv, 200 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep & author's business card tipped in below inscription & signature, glossy white dj w/color pictorial front panel w/blu-red-black lettering. The book has two parts - part one: life and times and part two: the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife. prev owner stamped his name & address on the fore edge. 
Price: 156.83 USD
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50 Zak, Bill Critters : Common Household and Garden Pests of Texas
Dallas, TX Taylor Publishing Company 1984 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
240 pp, The book is a guide to identifying & coping with the common pests of Texas and the Southwest. The book has over 500 color photographs of the many critters, their habits & their habitats. Book also gives appropriate pesticide as well as other helpful suggestions. dj rubbed corners, dj chipped on edge rear flap 
Price: 15.26 USD
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