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I'm A Spam Fan : America's Best-Loved Foods

By: Wyman, Carolyn

Price: $15.26

Publisher: Stamford, CT, Longmeadow Press: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 034502

ISBN: 0681414456

Condition: Very Good+


viii, (8), 144 pp, blu boards w/wht lettering, dj full-color pictorial front & rear panels w/yel spine w/black-red lettering. The book presents the stories behind more than 100 classics of the American grocer, illustrated with more than 40 nostalgic photographs, ads and product trademarks. spine slight tanning. View more info

Masada : Herod's Fortress and the zealots' Last Stand

By: Yadin, Yigael

Price: $15.09

Publisher: London, England, Phoenix Illustrated: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 049676

ISBN: 1857999495

Condition: Near Fine


272 pp, glossy dark red SC wraps w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The book provides an account by the leader of the expedition of the discovery of the life and self-destruciton of the Jewish Zealots who refused to submit to the Romans. View more info

200 Texas Outlaws and Lawmen 1835-1935

By: Yadon, Laurence J. with Anderson, Dan and edited by Smith, Robert Barr

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Gretna, LA, Pelican Publishing Co.: 2008

Seller ID: 040257

ISBN: 1589805143

Condition: Very Good


302 pp, glossy brown-silver-black SC wraps w/pictorial front panel. The book provides accounts of gunfights, robberies, kidnappings, and other crimes. Some of the characters listed are Billy the Kid, Machine Gun Kelly, Bat Masterson, Belle Starr, Texas Jack, Rowdy Joe, Mysterious Dave, Longhair Jim, Buckskin Frank, Curly Bill, Marshal Ratliff, Bender family and many others. slight curl to front cover. View more info

History of Nolan County Texas

By: Yeats, E.L. and Shelton, Hooper

Price: $73.95

Publisher: Sweetwater, TX, Shelton Press: 1975

Seller ID: 040859

Condition: Near Fine


256 pp, dark maroon imitation leather boards w/stamped gilt lettering front & spine, dj brown kraft w/black lettering & w/illustration on front, color illustrated map eps front & black & wht illustrated map eps rear. The history of Nolan County that was named after Philip Nolan. Philip Nolan was a pathfinder who did much to map and make known the country called Texas. View more info

The History of the Southern Pacific

By: Yenne, Bill

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1988

Seller ID: 051495

ISBN: 051746084X

Condition: Very Good+


128 pp, blk papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy blu, white,black, brown, red color pictorial dust jacket w/color photo of Southern Pacific engine on the front page and color photo of old time Southern Pacific engine on the rear panel. The story of the Southern Pacific Company that connected the mouth of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest to th emouth of the Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico. View more info

History of Texas from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846 : Two Volumes in One : With an Extended Appendix

By: Yoakum, H.

Price: $212.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steck-Vaughn Company:

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 040265

Condition: Very Good+


482 pp, 576 pp, [11], blu cloth covered boards w/red title block on the spine w/gilt lettering & gilt border on the spine. Contains the fold-out map and the document in the book. The volume was reprinted from the original 1855 edition. This is the first scholarly history of Texas written after annexation and is an important source on Texas colonization, revolution, and republic. The first volume covers Texas history through 1835, but is very weak on the period prior ... View more info

A Bbibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell

By: Yost, Karl and Renner, Frederic G.

Price: $61.63

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 024549

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 317 pp, quarterbound w/brown faux leather covered boards w/wht cloth covered spine w/brown-gilt lettering, dj red spine w/blk-wht lettering w/color illustrated front & back, dj small chip on back panel, spine sunned, dj rubbed on edges of the spine. This volume records approximately 3,500 items & is illustrated w/forty-two plates with eighteen in full-color. View more info

True Stories of Old Houston and Houstonians - Historical and Personal Sketches

By: Young, Dr. S. O.

Price: $221.00

Publisher: Galveston, TX, Oscar Springer, Publisher: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038238

Condition: Good+


244 pp, light blu SC w/dark blu lettering and w/dark blu flower illustration on the front cover. History of Houston, Texas and some of its inhabitants prior to 1913. It tells of hangings, some of the bad men, Ku Klux Klan, Hood's Brigade's Mascot, ghosts, Sjolander, Light Guard,ike Connoly, and other stories. "Has some information on Billy the Kid, Ben Thompson, Billy Thompson, King Fisher, and other noted gunmen." Sixguns #2469. book sunned on the spine... View more info

Dodge City : Up Through a Century in Story and Pictures

By: Young, Fredric R.

Price: $45.01

Publisher: Boot Hill Museum, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 021181

Condition: Very Good+


202 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj light orange w/dark brown lettering, light brown-dark brown illustrated endpaper maps of early Dodge City. Book tells the story of Dodge City with more than 400 photographs. It documents the early infamous reputation of Dodge City, the "wickedest little city in America." Provides information on town's early citizens, buffalo hunters, cattlemen, prostitutes, gamblers, and gunfighters. dj tears at flap edg... View more info

The Faroese Saga : Freely Trnaslated with Maps and Genealogical Tables

By: Young, G. V. C. and Clewer, Cynthia R.

Price: $48.03

Publisher: Belfast, Ireland, Føroya Skulabokagrunnur: 1973

Seller ID: 035939

Condition: Very Good


xv, 60 pp, blu cloth covered boards wsilver lettering on the front cover. The book contains maps of the Faroes Islands, Northren Europe, and Norway. It also contains genealogical tables of Grim Kamban, Thorbjorn, Snaeulf, Leif Ossurson, Steingrim, Thorgrim and Arnljot. The book provides a history of the Vikings. View more info

One Oar in the Brazos

By: Young, John V.

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Waco, TX, Waco Tribune-Herald: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 033480

Condition: Very Good+


v, 215 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj orange w/black lettering on spine, dj color illustrated w/orange-brown-green-blu-yel on front & rear panels, SIGNED by author on front flyleaf, also has ALS (autographed letter, signed. Collection of columns by columnist John Young. View more info

Kokopelli Cassanova of the Cliff Dwellers: The Hunchbacked Flute Player

By: Young, John V.

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Palmer Lake, CO, Filter Press: 1990

Seller ID: 049352

ISBN: 0865410267

Condition: Very Good


x, 29 pp, blue SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrations. Booklet about Kokopelli, the traveling salesman, who may have used the flute as a notice to villagers that he was coming in peace and was not an enemy. Everywhere that primitive man roamed in the American Southwest he left an enduring record of his passing fancies and urgencies in the form of pictures on the rocks. They are incised in the rock surface by pecking or scratching with a stone tool called a pet... View more info

Kokopelli Cassanova of the Cliff Dwellers: The Hunchbacked Flute Player

By: Young, John V.

Price: $5.10

Publisher: Palmer Lake, CO, Filter Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 050635

ISBN: 0865410267

Condition: Very Good


x, 29 pp, blue SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrations. Booklet about Kokopelli, the traveling salesman, who may have used the flute as a notice to villagers that he was coming in peace and was not an enemy. Everywhere that primitive man roamed in the American Southwest he left an enduring record of his passing fancies and urgencies in the form of pictures on the rocks. They are incised in the rock surface by pecking or scratching with a stone tool called a pet... View more info

Outlaw Tales : Legends, Myths, and Folklore from America's Middle Border

By: Young, Judy Dockrey and Richard

Price: $6.16

Publisher: Little Rock, AR, August House Publishers, Inc.: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 029547

ISBN: 0874831954

Condition: Very Good+


224 pp, glossy SC wraps w/wht spine w/orange-black lettering w/color illustrated front & photo of the authors on the back panel. Talesof outlaws and desperados are on of the few types of folklore that are peculairly American. Outlaw tales serve as the "urban legends" of the period from 1850 to 1930. Stories about Belle Starr, Wild Bill, Saloons, hanging judges, Jesse & Frank James, vigilantes, hole-in-the-wall gang, and other tales. View more info

Texas, Her Texas: The Life and Times of Frances Goff

By: Young, Nancy Beck and Gould, Lewis L. w/preface by Richards, Ann W.

Price: $13.56

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Assn: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038102

ISBN: 0876111592

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 224 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. Francis Goff pursued three public careers. She played a role in state politics, first as an aide and supporter to Coke Stevenson and Allan Shivers, then during the 1950s she shifted to Jack Cox and George Bush. Then in she became a close political adviser of Ann Richards. Her second career ws with the M.D. Anderson Cancer Hospital. Her third career was as director of the Blue bonnet Girls State Progra... View more info

The Navaho Language : the Elements of Navaho Grammar

By: Young, Robert and Morgan, William

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Education Division United States Indian Service: 1943

Seller ID: 020896

Condition: Very Good


vi, 123 pp, viii, 247 pp, v, 101 pp, brown cloth covered boards. The elements of Navaho grammar with a dictionary in two parts containing basic vocabularies of Navaho and English. Book is composed of three parts, an outline of Navaho grammar, a Navaho-English vocabulary, and an English-Navaho vocabulary. some rubbing to the boards w/slight wear on corners. View more info

Cochise County Cowboy War : "A Cast of Characters"

By: Young, Roy B.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Apache, OK, Young & Sons Enterprises: 1999

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038816

Condition: Near Fine


[11], 181 pp, dark grey boards w/wht pastedown label on the front cover, SIGNED by author on the title page, #403 of 500 cc's, light brown dj w/pictorial front & rear covers. The book contains information on the people and places of Cochise County, also the following addendum's : Cochise County CHronology, Tombstone Business Directory, Cochise County Place Names, First Impressions of Tombstone, and Bibliography of Earp/Cochise County Era Sources. View more info

Guide to the History of Mexico : a Modern Interpretation

By: Zabre, Alfonso Teja w/intro by Santos, Richard G.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038798

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 370 pp, dark red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, tan dj w/maroon-black lettering. The history of Mexico is presented from pre-Columbian times to the 1930's, with emphasis on the colonial era, and the violent years following Mexican Independence. It contains sections on the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War, the Maximillian era, and the Revolution of Pancho Villa & Zapata. View more info

The Big Book of Real Building & Wrecking MacHines

By: Zaffo, George J.

Price: $12.54

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Edition: 1976 Printing

Seller ID: 030766

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, green boards w/pictorial front cover. Book about the various construction equipment, and how a diesel engine operates. Also shows small building and wrecking hand tools. small tear bottom edge one of last pages. View more info

The Book of Airplanes : Missiles, Jets, Rockets, Helicopters, War Planes #2243

By: Zaffo, George J.

Price: $14.03

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Edition: 1976 Printing

Seller ID: 049268

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, green-yel boards, illustrated front & rear covers. Book about the various airplanes, parts of airplanes, how to fly a plane, how engines operate, & airport operates. corners slight wear, prev owner's name on FPD. View more info