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Lewis & Clark : Partners in Discovery

By: Bakeless, John

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Wm. Morrow & Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035919

Condition: Very Good


xii, 498 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj black-green-blu-brown w/color illustrated front panel & spine. Biography of two great explorers, who explorer the lands beyond the headwaters of the Mississippi in 1803. Most of the members of "The Corps of Discovery" kept diaries. They recorded not only the bold outlines of the trip with its Indian fights and other perils, bu also details, such as the number of buffaloes eaten, grizzly bears fought... View more info

A History of Robertson County, Texas

By: Baker, J. W.

Price: $50.11

Publisher: Waco, TX, Robertson County Historical Survey Committee: 1971

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 037283

Condition: Very Good


vii, 571 pp,green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-green-brown-red w/color pictorial front panel and light orange spine & back panels w/red lettering. The book contains information on the early settlement along the Brazos River, starting in the 1820's. It realtes the development of towns and communities in present Robertson county, covering the period from 1837, until world War 1. It provides information on various events that took place. View more info

The Moral Framework of Public Life: Gender, Politics, and the State in Rural New York, 1870-1930

By: Baker, Paula

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034939

ISBN: 0195064526

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, 251 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/glossy brown dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book explores the changes between gender and public life, as well as the role of government in shaping the connections. She examines the public and private lives of men and women in rual New York State and provides an account of the ways in which gender, politics, and government shaped one anothers' future. spine sunned to grey w/black-wht lettering. View more info

The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost

By: Baker, Pearl

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, NY, Abelard-Schuman: 1971

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 039530

Condition: Very Good


224 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering on the spine, white-black endpaper maps, dj tan w/pictorial front & rear panels w/black lettering. The Wild Bunch was a hazard to be reckoned with, as they were cattle rustlers, horse thieves, bank and train robbers, who hid out in the nearly impenetrable wilds of Utah in an area called the Robbers Roost. reprint of Six-Guns #121 - the author has killing of Pike Landusky incorrect and also that Black Jack Ketchum wa... View more info

The Wild Bunch Robbers Roost

By: Baker, Pearl

Price: $13.18

Publisher: New York, NY, Abelard-Schuman: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050669

Condition: Very Good-


224 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/green lettering on the spine, black-and-white endpaper maps. This vollume is a completely revised edition with new material added by the author. It is the story of the members of the Wild Bunch: Jack Moore, Butch Cassidy, Matt Warner, Joe Walker, Tom Dilly, Flat Nose George and the Curry Boys, Gunplay Maxwell and others. It has information on the Telluride Bank Robbery and The Delta Bank Robbery along with the Castle Gate Payroll Ho... View more info

Ghost Towns of Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1986

Edition: 5th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050004

ISBN: 0806121890

Condition: Very Good-


xii, 196 pp, glossy white-brown SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel w/black spine w/white lettering. SIGNED by author on the half title page. In preparation of the book, the author identitifed over one thousand abandoned towns in Texas. He selected approximatelyy three hundred for actual site documentation. He used three criteria for selecting the ghost towns for this book. The first requirement was the site had to offer something for visitors to see. The s... View more info

Lighthouses of Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay w/foreword by Holland, F. Ross

Price: $46.71

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050763

ISBN: 0890964815

Condition: Very Good+


xv, 128 pp, green clothcovered boards w/bright blu lettering on the spine, SIGNED by author on the half title page, w/date 23 Oct 2011. glossy green dj w/color illustrated front panel w/white-black lettering on front panel & spine. The author presents the comprehensive story of the lighthouses and lightships of Texas. It focuses on the ten surviving light stations as well as the two lightships that formerly served the Texas coast. Prev owner wrote on the ffep as a ... View more info

The Apache Indians : Raiders of the Southwest

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Four Winds Press: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 023449

ISBN: 0590073214

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 221 pp, yellow cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, dj brown w/orange-wht-blu-black border on top & bottom, pictorial front panel. Author, an anthropologist & archaeologist presents a more balanced & true-to-life portrait of the Apaches. Their ancestors were Asiatics who migrated to Northern Alaska around 1,000 B.C. The tribes finally reaches the American Southwest sometime during the fifteenth or sixteenth century. dj slight fading to spine, dj... View more info

Indians of the Southwest : An American Indians Then & Now Book

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 034843

Condition: Very Good+


192 pp, rust cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author tells the story of these first Americans who have retained the essences of their native cultures. The book contains information on the Pueblo Cornplanters, the Desert Dwellers, the Colorado River Farmers, Northern hunters and gatherers, Apache & Navaho raiders, the arts and crafts of the Southwestern Indians. prev owner's address label on FPD. View more info

The Apache Indians : a Story of the Chiricahua and Western Apache

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Dale Stuart King, Publisher: 1965

Seller ID: 039955

Condition: Very Good+


144 pp, blu-white cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, w/red-white-black-blu color illustrated front panel, map FPD and text about author on rfep. The author, an anthropologist & archaeologist, portrays the ancient tribal life of these famous Indians. He narrates an account of the desperate war these fierce fighters waged in defending their homelands in the last of the U.S. Army-Indian campaigns. It covers two groups - the Chiricahua and the Western A... View more info

The United States Marshals of New Mexico and Arizona Territories, 1846-1912

By: Ball, Larry D.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040053

ISBN: 0826304532

Condition: Very Good-


x, 315 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine. The book presents the marshalcy in antebellum New Mexico Territory, the wartime marshalcy, and the Arizona marshalcy during different time periods. It has chapter on Marshal John Pratt and Marshal John E. Sherman Jr. stamped on the FPD, RPD, title page, and all three edges, remnants of library card on RPD, small hole in spine. View more info

WYOMING WALK ABOUT

By: Ballard, James W., Illustrated by Ballard, Cheryl & Jesse

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Wright, WY: James W. Ballard, 1993:

Seller ID: 008283


Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 80 pp, grey SC wraps w/illustrated front cover w/illustrated map on the back panel. Short tall tales, great grits, recipes, western wit about Wyoming. Sticker "Made in Wyoming" on the front cover. "My first impression (of Wyoming) was wind, lots of wind, and snow, lots of snow." View more info

The Sportsman's Porfolio of American Field Sports

By: Ballou, M.M. published by,

Price: $169.79

Publisher: New York, NY, Ernest R. Gee,: 1929

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 007728

Condition: Very Good


43 pp, brown boards w/dark brown spine & lettering. facsimile edition. Facsimile of 1855 edition which was published by M.M. Ballou. Four hundred copies of the sportsman's portfolio have been printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press. Book contains twenty superb woodcuts delineating the various FIeld Sports practiced at the time. Book has illustrations of snipe shooting, trout fishing, woodcook shooting, deer hunting, salmon fishing, bass fishing, grouse sho... View more info

Silver Queen : the Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $5.74

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing Co.: 1969

Edition: 10th Edition

Seller ID: 030983

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, yellow SC wraps w/red lettering, w/pictorial front and text back panels. Stories about Baby Doe Tabor who during the 1880's had been one of the richest persons in the United States. Her story was one of contrasts, from rags to riches and from riches to rags again, played out in Colorado. She lived in Leadville, Colorado and was owner of the Matchless Mine. View more info

HISTORIC CENTRAL CITY : The Complete Story as Guide and Souvenir

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: 034024

Condition: Very Good


48 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/pictorial front panel. History about Central City, Colorado from the gold camp, "The Lace House", Pretty St. Paul's, opera house, and other items of interest about this area. View more info

Silver Queen : the Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $5.74

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing Co.: 1982

Edition: 16th Printing

Seller ID: 038339

ISBN: 0933472218

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, yellow SC wraps w/red lettering, w/pictorial front and text back panels. Stories about Baby Doe Tabor who during the 1880's had been one of the richest persons in the United States. Her story was one of contrasts, from rags to riches and from riches to rags again, played out in Colorado. She lived in Leadville, Colorado and was owner of the Matchless Mine. View more info

The Darrell Royal Story

By: Banks, Jimmy

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049724

ISBN: 0883190168

Condition: Very Good+


178 pp, orange boards w/wht lettering, glossy burnt orange dj w/pictorial front panel and photo of the author on the back panel. The book describes the career of the most successful coach in Southwestern Conference history. Royal was an All American quarterback of the University of Oklahoma. He served as an assistant coach at North Carolina State, Tulsa, Mississippi State, and as head coach at Mississippi State, and University of Washington then he joined the Universi... View more info

The Darrell Royal Story

By: Banks, Jimmy

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049872

ISBN: 0883190168

Condition: Very Good+


178 pp, orange boards w/wht lettering, glossy burnt orange dj w/pictorial front panel and photo of the author on the back panel. The book describes the career of the most successful coach in Southwestern Conference history. Royal was an All American quarterback of the University of Oklahoma. He served as an assistant coach at North Carolina State, Tulsa, Mississippi State, and as head coach at Mississippi State, and University of Washington then he joined the Universi... View more info

The Story of the Hall of Fame

By: Banks, Louis Albert

Price: $33.96

Publisher: New York, NY, The Christian Herald: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013286

Condition: Good-


409 pp, red cloth boards w/white lettering & black deco, w/pastedown picture front cover, each page has decoration around border of page. The volume includes the lives & portraits of the elect & of those who barely missed election. Also a list of America's most eligible women. Some of the twenty-nine names in the Hall of Fame book are: Washington, Lincoln, Webster, Franklin, Gran t, Marshall, Jefferson, Emerson, Fulton, Longfellow,Irving, Morse, Farragut, Clay, Hawthor... View more info

Mexico and Texas 1821-1835 : University of Texas Research Lectures on the Causes of the Texas Revolution

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $293.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, P. L. Turner Company: 1928

Seller ID: 036328

Condition: Very Good


vii, 167 pp, dark maroon boards w/gilt lettering, dj green-purple w/illustrated front panel. The volume contains four studies that were lectures that were given in 1928, and the fifth paper was read at a meeting of the American Historical Association (1911). The papers were titled: the Racial and Political Background, Mexican Appreciations and Defensive Precautions, Colonial Grievances, The Development of the Revolution, and Public Opinion in Texas Preceding the Revol... View more info