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Snow Covered Wagons: a Pioneer Epic : The Donner Party Expedition 1846-1847

By: Altrocchi, Julia Colley

Price: $18.70

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Seller ID: 039878

Condition: Very Good-


xxiii, grey-white boards w/black lettering on spine & front cover, map endpapers of the Donner Expedition. The book lists members of the following families: Donner, Reed, Breen, Eddy, Murphy, McCutcheon, Keseberg, Wolfinger, Graves, along with the teamsters and individuals. It contains a roster of life, roster of death, and a roster of relief. the story of the Donner party told in poetic form. prev owner's name & address along w/bookplate on the half title page, foxi... View more info

Texas Almanac : The Source for All Things Texan Since 1857 : 2008 - 2009

By: Alvarez, Elizabeth Cruce & Plocheck, Robert

Price: $10.41

Publisher: Dallas, TX, The Dallas Morning News: 2008

Seller ID: 049122

ISBN: 0914511408

Condition: Near Fine


736 pp, glossy green-light brown-brown papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels, color illustrated endpaper maps. The book contains more than 250 photos from the Gulf of Mexico to the West Texas mountains and detailed relief maps of the state and each of its 254 counties. It has an overview of archeology in Texas with a list of sites to visit, a look at the Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas, a history of Cajuns in Texas, and a history of minor le... View more info

The Anasazi : the Prehistoric People of the Four Corners Region

By: Ambler, J. Richard

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona: 1977

Seller ID: 022502

Condition: Very Good


52 pp, blk-red SC wraps w/color pictorial front of cliff dwelling. Booklet about the Anasazi who lived over a broad area of the Four Corners country encompassing the states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. View more info

Northeastern AAA Tour Book - Vol. 1

By: American Automobile Association

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Washington, D.C., American Automobile Association: 1941

Seller ID: 038075

Condition: Good


656 pp, light green-brown-black SC wraps w/illustrated front cover, map tipped in rear of book. The book provides information on Connecticut, Delaware, Washington D.C., Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec. some toning to the covers and pages. View more info

THE POLITICAL CONSPIRACIES PRECEDING THE REBELLION or the True Stories of Sumter and Pickens

By: Anderson Lieut. Col., Thomas M.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1882

Seller ID: 023398

Condition: Good


100 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, decorative endpapers, dedication page has inscription "Compliments of the author" on top of the page. Book provides an account of the conspiracies immediately preceding the Rebellion of 1861 against the authority of the National Government of the United States of America. The plots were connected with the sieges of Fort Sumter and Fort Pickens. worn on the corners, prev owner's name stamped on cop... View more info

Confederate General : William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Snyder Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 033930

ISBN: 1881825256

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Ar... View more info

Confederate General William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Snyder Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 034217

ISBN: 1881825256

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Ar... View more info

Reflections : An Album of West Texas History, 1840-1990

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Charles G. Anderson: 1990

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 034799

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 496 pp. brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine w/illustration on the front cover, pictorial front endpapers and map rear endpapers, #1739 of 2000 cc's. The book has information on General William Read Surrey, settlers, buffalo, Inidans, Josiah Wright Mooar, Willma Henry Snyder, Nunn Brothers, forts, dugouts, cities, law and order, ranching, oil, education, war and the military and other information. The book contains quite a few photographs co... View more info

American Indian Literature and the Southwest: Contexts and Dispositions

By: Anderson, Eric Gary

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 034326

ISBN: 0292704887

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 225 pp, glossy black-olive green-red SC wraps w/red-wht lettering, illustrated front panel. The author explores the Southwest as a real and a culturally constructed site of migration and encounter. View more info

The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing In The Promised Land, 1820-1875

By: Anderson, Gary Clayton

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040893

ISBN: 0806136987

Condition: Near Fine


x, 494 pp, quarterbound w/red boards w/red cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, glossy dark red-black dj w/orange-red-white lettering. The book explores the race relations during the Mexican Republic, the Republic of Texas and early statehood. The author exposes the ethnic warfare that dominated the frontier. The struggle between Anglos and Indians for land. He tells how Scotch-Irish settlers clashed with Wichitas, Caddos, and other farming tribes and then chal... View more info

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Texas Women

By: Anderson, Greta

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Teh Globe Pequot Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049459

ISBN: 0762712732

Condition: Very Good


x, 118 pp, glossy tan-white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel w/dark brown-dark red lettering, red spine w/white lettering. A Twodot Book. The book presents brief biographies on the following six women: Sarah Bowman, Martha White McWhirter, Cynthia Ann Parker, Mary Ann "Molly" Dyer Goodnight, Sofie Herzog Huntington, and Sara Estela Ramirez. View more info

Recollections and Reflections of a Texian

By: Anderson, Justin Van Gordon w/intro by Frantz, Joe B.

Price: $33.96

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 007204

Condition: Good


174 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering. The book is the recollections of the author of events during his life and also some events that took place before his time. slight water damage to the endpapers and pastedowns. View more info

Recollections and Reflections of a Texian

By: Anderson, Justin Van Gordon w/intro by Frantz, Joe B.

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Autographed Letter Signed By Author

Seller ID: 033382

Condition: Very Good+


174 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, grey dj w/illustated front panel & photo of author and friend on the back panel. Includes SIGNED letter by the author. The book is the recollections of the author of events during his life and also some events that took place before his time. slight water damage to the endpapers and pastedowns. View more info

A Pictorial History of Hale County, Texas

By: Andrews, Danny

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Plainview, TX, Plainview Daily Herald: 1992

Seller ID: 038957

Condition: Very Good+


132 pp, blue boards w/silver lettering & illustration on the front board. The book provides a history in pictures of Plainview and Hale County for the late 1800's through the present. View more info

Texas Shells : a Field Guide

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $24.23

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1981

Seller ID: 040474

ISBN: 0292724314

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

Texas Shells : a Field Guide

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1981

Seller ID: 040608

ISBN: 0292724314

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

Sea Shells of the Texas Coast

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $195.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 049275

ISBN: 0292701373

Condition: Near Fine


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.... View more info

Sea Shells of the Texas Coast

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Seller ID: 050865

ISBN: 0292701373

Condition: Very Good -


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 ow... View more info

Maryland's Way - The Hammond-Harwood House Book Cook

By: Andrews, Mrs. Lewis R. and Kelly, Mrs. J. Reaney

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, The Hammond-Harwood House Association: 1963

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 049407

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 372 pp, [1], red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, pink-red illustrated endpapers of letters, dj light tan w/red illustration and black-red lettering. The Hammond-Harwood House was designed and built in 1774 for Matthias Hammond, by a brilliant colonial architect, William Buckman. The house has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The book contains a collection of traditional recipts selected from three centuries of Maryland Cooking with 145 illu... View more info

Guide to U. S. Government Maps: Geologic and Hydrologic Maps Preliminary Edition

By: Androit, Laurie

Price: $25.29

Publisher: McLean, VA, Documents Index: 1978

Seller ID: 036566

Condition: Near Fine


brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains over 5,800 entries w/entries and annotations taken from teh cumulative volumes of publications of the Geological Survey, 1879-1961 and 1962-1970, annual supplements for 1971 through 1976, and the monthly lists of New Publications of the Geological Survey from January 1962 through December 1977. The book contains the following series: coal investigations maps, geophysical investigations maps, geologic quadr... View more info