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The Cowboy & His Philosophy

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $61.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1967

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051015

Condition: Very Good


[6], 51 pp, [3], quarterbound w/yellow white papercovered boards w/dark grayish blue cloth spine on which the title is lettering in gitl, and w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED on front flyleaf page by the author, limited & numbered - this being #648 of 750 cc's. This is the first volume of Adams's trilogy on the American Cowboy. Adams listed of the collected sayings on several pages, some concern horses, riding, Mexican Horse Maxims and teh... View more info

The Horse Wrangler & His Remuda

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $53.98

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED Author

Seller ID: 051043

Condition: Near Fine


(4), 51 pp, (1), brown clothcovered boards w/pale orange yellow paper labe w/photo of wrangler & title in black on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by author "Cordially Yours Ramon F Adams" on the front free flyleaf. Photos of cattle roundup on the endpapers. This is cc #493 of 850. The book is about the extra horses that each cowboy herded together, and the low man on the totem pole who looked after them. Whaley #73. View more info

The Horse Wrangler & His Remuda

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $53.98

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED Author

Seller ID: 051046

Condition: Near Fine


(4), 51 pp, (1), brown clothcovered boards w/pale orange yellow paper labe w/photo of wrangler & title in black on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by author "Cordially Yours Ramon F Adams" on the front free flyleaf. Photos of cattle roundup on the endpapers. This is cc #776 of 850. The book is about the extra horses that each cowboy herded together, and the low man on the totem pole who looked after them. Whaley #73. View more info

Charles M. Russell the Cowboy Artist a Biography with Bibliographical Check List by Yost, Karl

By: Adams, Ramon F. and Britzman, Homer w/prologue by Cobb, Irvin

Price: $79.48

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Trail's End Publishing Co., Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051109

Condition: Near Fine


xii, (6), 350 pp, dark maroon clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine and color endplates of Russell's "Where Great Herds Come To Drink," black-and-white dj w/color illustrated front panel and text on the rear panel w/black-and-white photos of Adams & Britzman and illustration of Russell. The biography contains 37 chapters tracing Russell's life from boyhood in St. Louis to Montana in 1880, his early years w/Jake Hoover- the trapper, his first job o... View more info

The Santa Fe Trail - Landmark Books #13

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1951

Seller ID: 049975

Condition: Very Good


[6], 181 pp, green clothcovered boards w/blue deco & lettering on the front cover & spine, top edge stained yellow, white endpapers w/borwn-black illustrations, dj blue-white-brown w/color illustrated front panel, blue spine w/white lettering, dj white rear panel w/list of landmark books to #20. this is book #13 in the Landmark series. The story of the trail that went from Franklin, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The trapper left trail marks for those who migh... View more info

The Pony Express - Landmark Books #7

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $7.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1950

Seller ID: 049977

Condition: Good+


[6], 185 pp, light blu clothcovered boards w/dark blu-orange deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan endpapers w/white diamond pattern w/blue illustrations in the diamonds, blu-brown-green dj w/blue spine w/yel-white lettering w/wht rear panel w/text. This is book #7 from the landmark book series. The story of the Pony Express which was organized to carry letters across the country. The book has tales of "bad men," outlaws,... View more info

The Pony Express - Landmark Books #7

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1950

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 049978

Condition: Very Good


[6], 185 pp, [1], light blu clothcovered boards w/dark blu-orange deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan-black-white endpapers w/map of western United States showing the route of the Pony Express from Missouri to California, blu-brown-green dj w/blue spine w/yel-white lettering w/wht rear panel w/list of landmark books to #30. Last page of text in book contains list of landmark books to #30. This is book #7 from the landmark book seri... View more info

The Erie Canal - Landmark Books #34

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $7.61

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1953

Seller ID: 049980

Condition: Good+


[8], 182 pp, light blu clothcovered boards w/dark maroon-red deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan endpapers w/white diamond pattern w/blue illustrations in the diamonds, grey-brown-white-blu dj w/yellow spine w/black lettering w/wht rear panel w/text. This is book #30 from the landmark book series. The story of the building of the Erie Canal from Buffalo on Lake Erie to Albany on the Hudson River. How De Witt Clinton was the driv... View more info

Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812

By: Adjutant General of Ohio (editor), Illustrated by Frontispiece

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Bowie, MD, Heritage Books: 1995

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 051568

ISBN: 078840198X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Alfred A. Knopf Quarter Century

By: Adler, Elmer

Price: $21.25

Publisher: The Plimpton Press: 1940

Seller ID: 008232

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The History of Richland Hills, Texas 1950-1986 : Sesquicentennial Ediiton

By: Agan, Jean

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Richland Hills, TX, Richland Hills Sesquicentennial Committee: 1986

Seller ID: 035270

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Fort Gibson : terminal on the Trail of Tears

By: Agnew, Brad

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 027672

ISBN: 0806115211

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

Clues 1992

By: AHSGR

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia: 1992

Seller ID: 036738

Condition: Very Good+


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 View more info

Inaugural 1965 : Threshold of Tomorrow: The Great society

By: Aiken, Paul C. and Redding, John M.

Price: $55.25

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The 1965 Presidential Inaugural Committee: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 040565

Condition: Near Fine


[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 ... View more info

Mexican Folktales from the Borderland

By: Aiken, Riley w/foreword by Abernethy, Francis E.

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050207

ISBN: 0870741756

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

How They Learned About Texas : Selections from the Texan Rifle-Hunter; or, Field Sports on the Prairie

By: Ainsworth, Len

Price: $123.25

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, The Book Club of Texas: 2001

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 039024

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

The Accidental Historian - Tales of Trash and Treasure

By: Akers, Monte

Price: $29.71

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050587

ISBN: 0896727084

Condition: Near Fine


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 othe... View more info

Alabama-Coushatta Tribes Present "Beyond the Sundown"

By: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Alabama-Coushatt Indian Reservation, TX: The Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation: 1976

Seller ID: 018923

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Closing of Teh American Border - Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11

By: Alden, Edward

Price: $11.86

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperCollins Publishers: 2008

Seller ID: 051358

ISBN: 0061558397

Condition: Near Fine


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 View more info

Homelands and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846-1926

By: Alexander, Adele Logan

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Vintage Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049237

ISBN: 0679758712

Condition: Very Good


x, 694 pp, wht-blu-maroon SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel. The book traces the lives of three generations of an African American family as it grows from meager means to the middle class. It begins with John Robert Bond, who emigrated from England to fight in the Union Army during the Civil War and married a recently freed slave. The Bond family's rise from slavery, their interaction with prominent figures such as W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington, adn ... View more info