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1 Adams, John A. Damming the Colorado: The Rise of the Lower Colorado River Authority, 1933-1939
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1990 0890964262 / 9780890964262 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Advertisements 
xvii, 161 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, glossy green-black dj w/wraparound pictorial. The author researched four sets of presidential papers, state and national archives, to trace the development of the relationships between private utility interests, conservationists, and politicians that dammed the Colorado River in Texas. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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2 Andrews, Jean Sea Shells of the Texas Coast
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1971 0292701373 / 9780292701373 Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos by Gates, Jean Bowers 
xvii, 298 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj blu w/wht lettering and w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book contains 369 mollusk photograhs and 65 line drawings that go with the text. The author has written a guide to the mollusks and to the barrier islands of Texas. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. Lowman Printing Arts in Texas pg 32 & 71. some light foxing to the first couple of pages, light sunning top edge of boards, prev owner's name on the ffep. 
Price: 72.25 USD
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3 Andrews, Jean Sea Shells of the Texas Coast
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1971 0292701373 / 9780292701373 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket/fine Slipcase Limited & Numbered Edition 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xvii, 298 pp, specially bound w/light brown silk screened linen fabric designed by the author w/black lettering on the spine, dark brown illustrations on the front cover & dark brown lettering on the front cover, dark brown endpapers w/a SIGNED limited edition bookplate on the FPD, this is No. 23 of 55 cc's, slipcase light brown clothcovered. The book is Inscribed Happy Shelling! on the half title page and SIGNED. Therefore the book is doubled signed by the author. The book contains 369 mollusk photograhs and 65 line drawings that go with the text. She has written a guide to the mollusks and to the barrier islands of Texas. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. Lowman Printing Arts in Texas pg 32 & 71. The slipcase has been built by professional book binder. 
Price: 195.50 USD
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4 Andrews, Jean Texas Shells : a Field Guide
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1981 0292724314 / 9780292724310 Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. slight crease on upper left corner of the rear panel. 
Price: 24.23 USD
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5 Andrews, Jean Texas Shells : a Field Guide
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1981 0292724314 / 9780292724310 Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. 
Price: 25.08 USD
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6 Baker, T. Lindsay Building the Lone Star: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Sites
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1986 0890962898 / 9780890962893 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
xxi, (2), 333 pp, black clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/sepia & black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. The book presents more than a hundred historic engineering sites in Texas pictured and described. The appendix provides brief descriptions of hundreds more engineering works in Texas. 
Price: 25.08 USD
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7 Borneman, Walter R. Alaska: Saga of a Bold Land
New York, NY HarperCollins Publishers 2003 0060503068 / 9780060503062 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Remainder Sm4to from 9" to 11" Maps Signed by Author
xvi, 608 pp, quarterbound w/white papercovered boards w/light blu pattern w/blu papercovered spine w/silver lettering, SIGNED by author on the title page, endpaper maps, dj white-light blue-grey-black-green w/wraparound color pictorial. A history of Alaska from Russian fur traders to the Gold Rush, extraordinary railroads, World War II, the oil boom, and the fight over ANWR. black remainder mark on bottom edge. 
Price: 26.78 USD
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8 Browne, edited by Ray B. Journal of Popular Culture : Comparative Studies in the World's Civilization - Vol. 34.4, 35.1, 35.2, and 35.3
Bowling Green, OH Popular Press, Bowling Green State University 2001 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
four journals, vol. 34.4 - spring 2001, vol. 35.1 - summer 2001, vol. 35.2 - fall 2001, and vol. 35.3 - winter 2001. Some of the articles in vol. 34.4 are: Male gossip and language play in the letters pages of men's life style magazines, Globalization, Iowa Pork, and hometown tweakers, witchcraft of media manipulation and others. Articles in vol. 35.1 are: pink sugarly pleasures, secret agents and public victims, man's film, someone else's misfortune and others. Articles in vol. 35.2 are legacy of African slavery in Colonial Mexico, Champions of Mexico in Ante-Bellum America, Joaquin Murieta, Mexican History, the American Invasion of New Mexico and Mexican merchants and others. Articles in vol. 35.3 are: popular culture economy, dolls in japan, red packet: a traditional object in the modern world, censorship: who needs it?, and others. marked with red felt marker on top, bottom, and fore edges, label "Undergraduate Library, date" on front cover covered w/adhesive tape on the spine. 
Price: 22.91 USD
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9 Cherry, Lynne A River Ran Wild : an Environmental History
San Diego, CA Harcourt Brace & Company 1990 015200520X / 9780152005207 4th Printing Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Cherry, Lynne 
unpaginated, glossy white papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & back, color illustrated endpapersr. A Gulliver Green Book. An environmental history of the Nashua River, from its discovery by Indians through the polluting years of the Industrial Revolution to the ambitious cleanup that revitalized it.  
Price: 14.41 USD
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10 Cherry, Lynne A River Ran Wild : an Environmental History
San Diego, CA Harcourt Brace & Company 1992 015200520X / 9780152005207 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Cherry, Lynne Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author
unpaginated, glossy white papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & back, color illustrated endpapersr. A Gulliver Green Book. Inscribed & SISGNED by the author on the verso of the ffep. An environmental history of the Nashua River, from its discovery by Indians through the polluting years of the Industrial Revolution to the ambitious cleanup that revitalized it. 
Price: 59.50 USD
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11 Chief Seattle Brother Eagle, Sister Sky
New York, NY Scholastic Book Services 1991 0590466488 / 9780590466486 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket Book Club Edition 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Jeffers, Susan 
unpaginated, quarterbound w/green papercovered boards w/blu cloth covered spine. A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect & love for the earth, and concern for its destruction.  
Price: 8.28 USD
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12 Chief Seattle Brother Eagle, Sister Sky
New York, NY Scholastic Book Services 1992 0803709692 / 9780803709690 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Book Club Edition 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Jeffers, Susan 
unpaginated, glossy grey-white-brow color illustrated front cover w/black spine and rear cover w/color illustrated front & rear endpapers, dj glossy color illustrated front panel w/brown rear panel. A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect & love for the earth, and concern for its destruction. The jacket art was based on a photograph by Edward Curtis. dj slight rubbing along top edge. 
Price: 13.18 USD
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13 Chief Seattle Brother Eagle, Sister Sky
New York, NY Dial Books 1991 0803709692 / 9780803709690 13th Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Jeffers, Susan 
unpaginated, glossy grey-white-brow color illustrated front cover w/black spine and rear cover w/color illustrated front & rear endpapers, dj glossy color illustrated front panel w/brown rear panel. A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect & love for the earth, and concern for its destruction. The jacket art was based on a photograph by Edward Curtis. dj small tear on top edge, book has the ABBY Award Winner Book of the Year sticker on the front cover of the dj. Dj in mylar protector. 
Price: 14.41 USD
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14 Dennis, Landt Catch the Wind - a book of windmills and Windpower
New York, NY Four Winds Press 1976 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Ex-Library 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Dennis, Lisl Signed By Author & Illustrator
14 pp, blu linen boards w/silver lettering, wht-blk dj w/color pictorial front, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author & photographer. The book is a look at how windmills & windpower were used in the past & the problems & possibilities of windpower making a "comeback" today. ex-lib w/pocket in front & pocket in back that has newspaper clippings about windmill. 
Price: 23.38 USD
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15 Douglas, William O. Farewell to Texas : a Vanishing Wilderness
New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Company 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrations & Map 
xi, 242 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black illustration of two longhorns on the front cover and gilt lettering on the spine, borwn-black dj w/wht-blu lettering w/illustration of two longhorns on the front panel and black-and-white photo of the author on the rear panel. The book Farewell to Texas is the first volume of The American Wilderness Series. The author's book is a plea for the preservation of the wilderness areas. rubbed and small chips on the edges of the dj. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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16 Durell, Ann and George, Jean Craighead and Paterson, Katherine The Big Book for Our Planet
New York, NY Dutton Children's Book 1993 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Various Illustrators 
136 pp, glossy light blue w/black-green-light yel pictorial front boards & dj. Collection of forty of best-loved authors & illustrators of children's books have pooled their talents in single volume, rem mark bottom edge.  
Price: 12.71 USD
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17 Hughes, Ted The Iron Woman
New York, NY Dial Books 1995 0803717962 / 9780803717961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Moser, Barry 
109 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards w/black cloth covered spine, dj light brown front panel w/blu spine w/wht-brown lettering w/color illustrated front and black-and-white illustrated back panel. When a giant iron woman arises from a marsh near a waste disposal factory, all men over eighteen turn into water creatures, and an entire coutnry must confront the problems of pollution.  
Price: 23.76 USD
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18 Humphrey, Robert R. 90 Years and 535 Miles: Vegetation Changes along the Mexican Border
Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press 1987 0826309453 / 9780826309457 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
448 pp, light tan cloth covered boards w/bronze lettering, dj light orange-grey-wht w/illustrated front cover and white-black lettering and black-and-white pictorial rear panel. 
Price: 25.50 USD
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19 Johnson, Hon. Hiram W. Boulder Canyon Dam Project : Speech of Hon. Hiram W. Johnson of California in the Senate of the United States
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office 1928 Soft Cover Good+  No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
31 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering. Speech given by Hon. Hiram W. Johnson of California in the senate on May 22, 1928. He was answering the speech given by the Senator from Utah (Mr. Smoot), who apparently against the project. slight foxing to the covers.  
Price: 25.07 USD
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20 Lehmann, Valgene Williams Bobwhites in the Rio Grande Plain of Texas
College Station, TX Texas A & M University Press 1984 0890961867 / 9780890961865 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall McGowan, Nancy Signed by Author
xv, 371 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/color illustrated front panel, brown-black lettering on the front panel & spine w/black lettering on the rear panel. The text contains more than two hundred illustrations, including eight color plates and forty-five drawings. The author discusses such tactics as brush control, regulated grazing, prescribed burneing, and food planting. The three central topics are the life habits and needs of bobwhites, environmental controls - predators, climate, food sources, and human interference - that limit the quail and recommendations for landowners, sportsmen and government officials to cooperate more effectively in order to benefit quail management. 
Price: 131.75 USD
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