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61 Addison, Josephine w/foreword by Bellamy, David The Illustrated Plant Lore : A Unique Pot-Pourri of History, Folklore and Practical Advice
London, England Sidgwick & Jackson Limited 1986 0283991348 / 9780283991349 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Wise, Rosemary 
x, 326 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains listing of various plants with their common and botanical names along with information on how they received their name and some of the sues for the plants. 
Price: 15.94 USD
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62 Adjutant General of Ohio (editor), Illustrated by Frontispiece Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812
Bowie, MD Heritage Books 1995 078840198X / 9780788401985 Facsimile Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Facsmilie 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
264 pp, light grey SC wraps w/green lettering w/pictorial front. Facsimile of 1916 edition. Ohio sent soldiers to the First Regiment Infantry, Second Regiment Infantry, Third Regiment Infantry, Unassigned Infantry, Mounted Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery. The total was 1759 officers and 24,521 enlisted men. prev owner's address label on title page, some marking (checkmarks) in text. prev owner wrote twelve fifty on the title page. 
Price: 16.58 USD
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63 Adler, Elmer Alfred A. Knopf Quarter Century
The Plimpton Press 1940 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket/good Slipcase Ex-Library 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
52 pp, green cloth boards w/pastedown labels on front board & spine, brown decorative slipcase. Ten contributors wrote articles about Knopf from: Carl Van Vechten, Carl Van Doren, Willa Cather, H.L. Mencken, Thomas Mann, Adolf Kroch, & F.G. Melcher. they represented photographer, novelist, man of letters, editors, librarians, publishers, booksellers and from the Book Table. Ex-Lib, small tear bottom corner of the slipcase, library stamping on FPD only. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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64 Aelianus, Claudius & translated by Stanley, Thomas His Various History
London, England Printed for Thomas Dring 1665 First Thus Full-Leather Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall 
[14], 314 pp, [28 the arguments], dark brown morocco leather w/five ribs on the spine w/gilt deco and red morocco title block on the spine w/gilt lettering. The volume contains fourteen books in one volume. Aelian (c. AD 175 - c. 235) was a Roman author but spoke Greek, born at Praeneste, and a teacher of rhetoric. This work is a collection of anecdotes and biographical sketches, lists, maxims, and descriptions of natural wonders and strange local customs. The book contains two notes of encouragement in the foreword from Edw. Sherburne and Richard Strokes, M.D. In the first book Aelian writes of the Polypus, spiders, frogs, dog, sea-fox, sea-tortoifes, wild swine, lions, Cretan goats and other animals and birds. In the second book he writes of Socrates teaching, Senocles & Euripides contending at the Olympick Games. and other things The third book about Xenophon hearing about the death of his son, of drunkeness of Papyrians, Byzantines, Argives, Corinthians, Thracians, and Illyians plus more. The fourth book he writes of customs of nations and people, Theban Law concering artificers and painters and more. The fifth book talks of Hercules and his pillars, the voluntary death of Calanus, of Aristotle, and Athenians being inclined to novelties and more. The sixth book has wrath, inhumanity, contempt, injustice, and violence of some towards others, Laconick Laws, earthquake at Sparta and more. The book has been professionally rebound in full morooco leather. 
Price: 807.50 USD
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65 Aesop & translated by Gregory, Patrick and Justina, and selected by Levine, David The Fables of Aesop : The Greek Slave Whose Stories are Told Around the World
Boston, MA Gambit 1975 0876450745 / 9780876450741 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Fair Sm4to from 9" to 11" Levine, David 
ix, 103 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange title blocks w/brown lettering, dj tan w/black lettering on spine w/black-and-white illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The author chose fifty of his favorite fables and illustrated them and added another fifty to accompany those that were illustrated. fore edge some foxing, dj chipped at top & bottom of the spine & along bottom edge of the back panel, numerous small holes on the dj flap on inside. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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66 Agan, Jean The History of Richland Hills, Texas 1950-1986 : Sesquicentennial Ediiton
Richland Hills, TX Richland Hills Sesquicentennial Committee 1986 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps 
219 pp, [5], brown leatherette boards w/wmbossed front cover. The book contains brief history of Richland Hills, Texas, along with brief biographies of various city officials. It contains family histories of numerous families from Richland Hills. It also contains information on various businesses, churches and other organizations. Richland Hills is located in the northeastern sector of Tarrant County in the fork of Highway 183 and Grapevine Highway. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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67 Agassiz, Professor and Mrs. Louis A Journey in Brazil
Boston, MA Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1886 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall 
xix, map, 540 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, grey coated endpapers, t.e.g. (top edge gilt). The book describes the voyage from New York to Rio de Janeiro and its environs. The author describes life in Rio and then continues w/voyage up the coast to Pará and then to Manaos. He describes life in the various places in Brazil. 
Price: 54.83 USD
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68 Agnew, Brad Fort Gibson : terminal on the Trail of Tears
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1981 0806115211 / 9780806115214 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos, Maps, & Illustrations 
xi, 274 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj brown-grey w/pictorial front & spine. The army's principal mission at Fort Gibson was to maintain order and ex pedite the policy of Indian Removal. The book pictures a different type of military mentality from what has been widely accepted. Spine sunned. 
Price: 18.06 USD
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69 Agricultural Research Service Establishing and Managing Young Apple Orchards : bulletin 592
Orono, ME Cooperative Extension Service University of Maine at Orono 1975 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Tables 
29 pp, wht-red-green SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. The book provides information on the selection of sites, planning and planting, soil management, pruning, weed control, diseases and insects. 
Price: 9.78 USD
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70 AHSGR Clues 1992
Lincoln, NE American Historical Society of Germans from Russia 1992 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
112 pp, orange SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. The booklet contains the following information: surname exchange, tracing relatives in Argentina, requests from abroad, new genealogical agreement signed, telephone book genealogy comes of age, photos for identification, and passenger lists and other information 
Price: 6.76 USD
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71 Aiken, Paul C. and Redding, John M. Inaugural 1965 : Threshold of Tomorrow: The Great society
Washington, D.C. The 1965 Presidential Inaugural Committee 1965 Limited Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Limited & Numbered Edition 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
[4], 108 pp, [12], blu cloth covered boards w/color pictorial pastedown on the front cover w/gilt lettering on the front panel & spine. This is copy # C 870. Also included are: advertisement brochure for the book, an invitation letter from citizens of Austin to the Inaugural Festivities honoring Governor John Connally w/program, Invitation letter & envelope to attend the Inauguration of Lyndon Johnson, Invitation to honor governor Connally at the Democratic Victory Dinner w/envelope, and appreciation card w/envelope from The White House for support for outcome on Novemeber 3. 
Price: 55.25 USD
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72 Aiken, Riley w/foreword by Abernethy, Francis E. Mexican Folktales from the Borderland
Dallas, TX Southern Methodist University Press 1980 0870741756 / 9780870741753 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Zamora, Dennis 
xv, 159 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, light brown dj w/orange-dark brown illustration on hte front panel. The folk tales collected by the author are a blending of three cultural traditions and provide a feel for the character and language of the Mexican-Indian rural borderland culture. 
Price: 25.08 USD
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73 Ainsworth, Len How They Learned About Texas : Selections from the Texan Rifle-Hunter; or, Field Sports on the Prairie
Lubbock, TX The Book Club of Texas 2001 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Limited & Numbered Edition Sm4to from 9" to 11" Frontispiece Signed by Editor
60 pp, quarterbound w/brown boards w/gilt lettering w/dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the editor, light brown cloth covered slipcase, limited & numbered being #222 ot 274 numbered ccc's. The author of this editions presents his work in finding other works written by "Captain Flack" and his research in attempting to determine who "Captain Flack" was, in the introduction of this volume. He determined that the book "The Rifle-Hunter" was a travel and hunting book as it contained adventure, a bit of science and hisotry and a positive view of Texas, its people an customs. 
Price: 123.25 USD
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74 Air Ministry Bomber Command : the Air Ministry Account of Bomber Comand's Offensive Against the Axis
London, England His Majesty's Stationery Office 1941 Soft Cover Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Maps & Charts 
128 pp, dark blu-black-light blu SC wraps w/light blu lettering w/wraparound color illustration. INCLUDES letter written on No. 1 British Flying Training School at Terrell, Texas USA Royal Air Force stationary dated 14/5/42. a three page letter, discussing events that transpired for the writer along w/speculation about RAF training schools in the USA. Booklet is about the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis September, 1939-July, 1941. corners curled, missing chips on the spine one inch at top, one inch in middle, and one half inch at bottom of the spine. prev owner's name on verso of front cover, edges some foxing, verso of covers foxed. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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75 Akers, Monte The Accidental Historian - Tales of Trash and Treasure
Lubbock, TX Texas Tech University Press 2010 0896727084 / 9780896727083 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
230 pp, quarterbound w/dark brown papercovered boards and blu clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page. dj tan-red-dark brown w/illustrated front panel and pictorial rear panel of author, wife, son and daughter. The book chronicles the author's fascination with the past, exploring little-known incidents, episodes, and sidelights related to the Civil War, Custer's Last Stand, the Alamo, and the career of Bonnie and Clyde among others. Told with humor, scholarship, self-effacement, and passion, the stories entertain and celebrate cultural history. 
Price: 29.71 USD
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76 Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Alabama-Coushatta Tribes Present "Beyond the Sundown"
Alabama-Coushatt Indian Reservation, TX: The Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation 1976 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos & Illustrations 
unpaginated, brown-black SC wraps. A historical drama presentation of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes. The play describes the guarantee of land to the tribes by the triumphant Texas after the Texas Revolution. Contains a couple of stories: The Man who wasn't all there & Chief Colita of the Coushattas, plus two recipes: Sofkey & Indian Fry Bread. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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77 Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous : The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism
New York, NY Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc. 1955 2nd Edition 1st Printing Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
xxx, 575 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/blind stamped title on the front cover & gilt lettering on the spine. This is a 2nd edition, 1st printing, new and revised edition. Contains the misspelling on page xx and has "6000" on p. 16. One of the founders of A.A. was convinced of the need for moral inventory, confession of personality defects, restitution to those harmed, helpfulness to others, and the necessity of belief in and dependence upon God. The book begins with the forewords followed by a section titled "The Doctor's Opinion." this was written by Dr. William D. Silkworth. 
Price: 501.50 USD
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78 Alden, Edward The Closing of Teh American Border - Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11
New York, NY HarperCollins Publishers 2008 0061558397 / 9780061558399 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
xv, (3), 346 pp, (2), dark blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy blu-green -grey dj w/color pictorial on the front cover and spine w/grey rear panel w/text in white-orange. The book is based on interviews with the Bush Administration officials charged with securing the border after 9/11 
Price: 11.86 USD
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79 Aldin, Cecil Dogs of Character
London, England Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Aldin, Cecil 
117 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on front cover & spine, color pastedown illustration on the front cover, two full page color plates "Micky" and "The Ugliest Dog in the Show" and many black-white & orange illustrations throughout the text. The book provides information on how to get a dog, how to train your dog, which tells of tatters, tells of artists' models, things you ought to know and of bad habits, and dog shows and more. 
Price: 255.00 USD
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80 Aleshire, Peter Cochise : The Life and Times of the Great Apache Chief
Edison, NJ Castle Books 2005 0785820353 / 9780785820352 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Map 
xiv, 354 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, glossy brown dj w/color illustrated front & rear panels w/brown-white lettering. The author provides the first Apache view of a crucial period in American History. Cochise was a master strategist, orator, religious, political and moral leader. He was the most revered warrior of the embattled Apaches. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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