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Jeff Davis's Own - Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $11.69

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040704

ISBN: 0785821910

Condition: Near Fine


vi, 378 pp, black papercovered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, glossy blu-light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The Comanche reacted to the relocation of eastern Native American tribes and the increasing encroachment of the settlers that threatened the survival of the Great Plains tribes. The government's answer was the Second Cavalry, created by U.S. Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. It was designed to fight a mobile war with innovative tactics, this selec... View more info

Thunder in the Southwest : Echoes from the Wild Frontier

By: Arnold, Oren

Price: $28.48

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033680

Condition: Very Good


ix, 237 pp, green cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj white-brown-yel w/color illustrated front panel & spine. The book contains sixteen episodes which occurred a the time when the six-shooter and the noose were the law of the land. Some of the stories are: Black ghosts of Bisbee, Number one Bandit, Bluff and Blood at Tombstone, the Stolen Sisters, Baron of the Border, Feud Fury, Insurrecto!, Jailbrids of the old Southwest, We Remember Pancho, O Pioneers and ot... View more info

Texans, Guns & History

By: Askins, Col. Charles

Price: $36.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Seller ID: 039283

ISBN: 0876910185

Condition: Very Good+


ix, 246 pp, red boards w/gilt lettering, dj light orange w/black-red lettering w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The author tells of the early days of the West when it was young and frisky, raw and booming. Some of the characters in the book are McNelly's Rangers, Capt. John Hughes, El Paso's Marshal Dallas Stoudenmire, Sam Bass, John Wesley Hardin, Bonnie and Clyde, Capt. Frank Hammer, and many others. The author describes some of the early Texans and how th... View more info

The Texas Indians

By: Atkinson, Mary Jourdan

Price: $24.95

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038066

Condition: Very Good


xx, 250 pp, yel-black cloth covered boards w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel and endpaper maps, dj brown-black w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel. The book provides the story of the Ameircan aborigine who roamed the prairies of Texas and the Southwest. It tells how he lived, worshiped his gods, fought his wars, his sciences, and his laws. reprint of Radar #198. dj small stain at bottom of the spine w/small chips along the top & bottom ed... View more info

The Texas Indians

By: Atkinson, Mary Jourdan

Price: $68.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039532

Condition: Very Good-


(16), 345 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel and endpaper maps, bibliography p. 335-345. The book provides the story of the Ameircan aborigine who roamed the prairies of Texas and the Southwest. It tells how he lived, worshiped his gods, fought his wars, his sciences, and his laws. Rader #198. slight soiling to the boards, spine sunned, some discoloration to front & rear hinges. View more info

The Regional Vocabulary of Texas

By: Atwood, E. Bagby

Price: $29.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 050889

ISBN: 0292733496

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 273 pp, red cloth boards w/silver letters. Vocabulary survey that was concerned primary with Texas and is to a great extent obsolescent. Many of the regional words reflect an era when most of the citizens were rural or knew something of rural life, before mechanization had become too commonplace. The word usages were collected in direct interviews w/men & women of the Southwest. dj small chips on top edge of the dj, sunning of the spine, dj price-clipped, prev ow... View more info

Austin "The Friendly City" and Her Neighbors

By: Austin Chamber of Commerce

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Chamber of Commerce: 1926

Seller ID: 028034

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. Booklet prepared by the Austin Chamber of Commerce in 1924 extolling the virtures of Austin, "The Friendly City." Booklet has brief paragraphs covering climate, rainfall, population (55,728), transportation, streets & highways, drives, finances, taxes, education, state institutions, churches, recreation, industries, camps, springs & wells, points of interest and other information. Also paragraphs on San Marcos, New Br... View more info

Lone Star Legacy II: A Texas Cookbook

By: Austin Junior Forum

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Junior Forum, Inc.: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 038167

ISBN: 0960715215

Condition: Very Good


364 pp, red boards w/red plastic spiral binding w/color pictorial front & back. A Texas cookbook published by the AUstin Junior Forum. View more info

Lone Star Legacy II: A Texas Cookbook

By: Austin Junior Forum

Price: $13.18

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Junior Forum, Inc.: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 038876

ISBN: 0960715215

Condition: Very Good


364 pp, red boards w/red plastic spiral binding w/color pictorial front & back. A Texas cookbook published by the AUstin Junior Forum. View more info

Lone Star Legacy II: A Texas Cookbook

By: Austin Junior Forum

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Junior Forum, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 040085

ISBN: 0960715215

Condition: Very Good


364 pp, red boards w/red plastic spiral binding w/color pictorial front & back. A Texas cookbook published by the Austin Junior Forum. View more info

Lone Star Legacy : A Texas Cookbook

By: Austin Junior Forum

Price: $11.05

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Junior Forum, Inc.: 1985

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 050557

ISBN: 0960715207

Condition: Good+


364 pp, blue boards w/blue plastic spiral binding w/color pictorial front & back. A Texas cookbook published for the Texas Sesquicentennial Celebration. several pages have food stains. View more info

Why Stop?: A Guide to Texas Historical Roadside Markers

By: Awbrey, Betty Dooley & Dooley, Claude and the Texas Historical Commission

Price: $11.01

Publisher: Houston, TX, Gulf Publishing Company: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040658

ISBN: 0884150593

Condition: Very Good


x, 540 pp, glossy grey-black-light yel SC wraps w/pictorial front panel w/white-red lettering. By the time the second edition of Why Stop? was published there were almost 10,000 historical markers in Texas, and since 1985, approximately 1,000 markers ahve been added. More than 200 of these are located along state and federal highways and are included in thsi third edition of Why Stop? prev owner's name is on the top edge of the title page. View more info

Mad Man in Waco : The Complete story of the Davidian Cult, David Koresh, and The Waco Massacre

By: Bailey, Brad & Darden, Bob

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Waco, TX, WRS Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Soft Cover Printing

Seller ID: 034917

ISBN: 1567960278

Condition: Good


xiv, 284 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blu-green-black-yel-orange color pictorial front cover w/black spine w/wht lettering. The story of David Koresh, the Branch Davidians and their clash with the FBI and ATF at Mt. Carmel, Texas. View more info

Who's Who in Texas : a Biographical Directory Being a History of Texas

By: Bailey, Emory E.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Who's Who Publishing Company: 1931

Seller ID: 040585

Condition: Good


[16], 334 pp, dark blue cloth covered boards w/embossed lettering & deco on the front cover & spine. A history of of Texas as illustrated in the lives of the builders and defenders of the state, and of men and women who are doing the work and molding the thought of the present time. The first sixteen pages consist of article on Texas by Ross Sterling, then info on Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, El Paso, Austin, Beaumont and Armarillo. prev. owner's bookp... View more info

Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People

By: Baker, D.W.C.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Association: 1991

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 037606

ISBN: 0876111088

Condition: Fine


xxii, 727 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy grey dj w/green-maroon lettering. a reference volume on Texas history that was originally published in 1875. Baker arranged the Scrap-Book's collection of material into four sections: Historical, Biography, Miscellany, and Statistical. This volume contains the index which was published by Richard Morrison in 1984. 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

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

Building the Lone Star: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Sites

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $25.08

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051326

ISBN: 0890962898

Condition: Near Fine


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. 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 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