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Adventures with a Texas Naturalist

By: Bedichek, Roy w/intro by Bass, Rick & foreword by Mewhinney, H.

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, The University of Texas Press: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 050219

Condition: Very Good+


xxix, 330 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine. Jenkins #13, Greene 50 #37. Dobie and Webb forced Bedichek to isolate himself and write Adventures with a Texas Naturalist, spending a winter in an upper room at Webb's Friday Mountain Ranch. This book is for Texas what Walden is for New England. The book contains twenty-two chapters of essays on various subjects related to natural history. At the end of the book there are 2 pages of e... View more info

Adventures with a Texas Naturalist

By: Bedichek, Roy w/intro by Bass, Rick & foreword by Mewhinney, H.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The University of Texas Press: 1961

Edition: New Revised Edition

Seller ID: 051269

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 293 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine, dj dark brown-light brown green ight tan-black-green w/illustrated front panel & w/grey-and-light tan photo of Bedichek on the rear panel. Jenkins #13, Greene 50 #37. Dobie and Webb forced Bedichek to isolate himself and write Adventures with a Texas Naturalist, spending a winter in an upper room at Webb's Friday Mountain Ranch. This book is for Texas what Walden is for New England. The boo... View more info

Adventures with a Texas Naturalist

By: Bedichek, Roy w/intro by Bass, Rick & foreword by Mewhinney, H.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The University of Texas Press: 1961

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 051635

Condition: Near Fine


xxix, 330 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine. born-green-white illustrated front panel on jacket and photo of auathor on the rear dj panel. Jenkins #13, Greene 50 #37. Dobie and Webb forced Bedichek to isolate himself and write Adventures with a Texas Naturalist, spending a winter in an upper room at Webb's Friday Mountain Ranch. This book is for Texas what Walden is for New England. The book contains twenty-two chapters of essays ... View more info

The Great State of Texas

By: Bell, Tony

Price: $15.26

Publisher: Austin, TX, Great State Publishing: 1979

Seller ID: 001298

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, wraps, SIGNED. A book of cartoons about Texas, Texans, what Texans do & what everybody else does to Texans. slight foxing book cover. View more info

Peregrinusings : a Queer Title for Some Moronic Essays

By: Benedict, Harry Yandell, Illustrated by Willams, David R. And Elfenbein, Jules

Price: $43.35

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Ex-Students Assocation of the University of Texas: 1924

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 030721

Condition: Very Good


xxix, 234 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards and wht cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, limited and numbered edition of 1000 cc's of which this is #10, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep. The Essays were originally written for the Alcalde, an alumni magazine. slight soiling to boards & spine, corners worn. View more info

Kerr County Texas 1856 - 1956

By: Bennett, Bob

Price: $212.50

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027714

Condition: Very Good


xi, 332 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj tan w/dark brown lettering. Author tells of the early arrivals, mostly from Tennessee who were helped by the Mexicans, Germans & English. It tells how the county was organized, the start of a town, Kerrsville's first cabins, first post office, first germans arriving, British colonists, Kerrville incorporating, the founders and other information. Cracker Barrel Chronicles #2803. prev owner's name stamped on ffep... View more info

Vikki Carr Souvenir Program

By: Best, Barbara

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, Cardona Enterprises: 1975

Seller ID: 026385

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu-tan SC wraps w/color pictorial front & back of Vikki Carr. Florence Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona was born in El Paso, Texas. She won the "Woman of the Year" award from the Los Angeles Times in 1970 and the "Woman of the World" award from International Orphans, Inc. in 1974. Winner of the 2005 Texas Medal of Arts Lifetime Achievement award. three time Grammy Award winner. Souvenir program View more info

Zephyr Yesterday and Today with 120 genealogies of Zephyr's pioneer Families

By: Bettis, Mrs. Jesse B. (Avis) and Baird, Mrs. Mattie (McKinney) & profiles by Hochhalter, Mrs. A.R.

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Zephyr, TX, Mrs. Bettis & Mrs. Baird: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 014188

Condition: Good+


264 pp, tan SC wraps w/pictorial front. Centennial Edition 1879 - 1979. Covers the Vann family in early Brown County, railroad, businesses yesterday, cyclone, first state bank, land, religious life, government and other items. slight soiling to the wraps. View more info

FACS Party Planner

By: Bevers, Mae, Illustrated

Price: $12.75

Publisher: San Antonio, TX: The FACS Company, 0951:

Seller ID: 025218


Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. Oblong 32mo - over 4" - 5" Tall. 32 pp, orange-red-black SC stapled wraps w/wraparound illustration. Collection of party suggestions, menus, & recipes using some of the FACS companies products, such as dips, corn chips and potato chips. View more info

The Paper Republic the Struggle for MOney Credit Adn Indeeendence in the Republic of Texas

By: Bevill, James P.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Houston, TX, Bright Sky Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051734

ISBN: 1933979259

Condition: Near Fine


352 pp, brown orange tan illustrated dj and boards. The author takes the reader on a tour of the financial instruments issued to fund the Texian war macine. He combiners a detailed numismatic history of each piece of coin and currencey used in the Republic. SIGNED by author on the title age. View more info

Reminiscing with Pete Beyer

By: Beyer, Pete & edited by Parsons, Pat and Chuck

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Gonzales, TX, Reese's Print Shop: 2007

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 051699

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 67 pp, light blu-wht SC wraps w/black lettering. The memoirs of Ferdinand "Pete" Beyer. He was born near Kingsbury, Texas and enlisted in the US Army after he turned 18. He became a pilot and served in combat duty at the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations. He participated in Hump Flights in Burma and China. View more info

Reminiscing with Pete Beyer

By: Beyer, Pete & edited by Parsons, Pat and Chuck

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Gonzales, TX, Reese's Print Shop: 2007

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 051700

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 67 pp, light blu-wht SC wraps w/black lettering. The memoirs of Ferdinand "Pete" Beyer. He was born near Kingsbury, Texas and enlisted in the US Army after he turned 18. He became a pilot and served in combat duty at the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations. He participated in Hump Flights in Burma and China. View more info

Reminiscing with Pete Beyer

By: Beyer, Pete & edited by Parsons, Pat and Chuck

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Gonzales, TX, Reese's Print Shop: 2007

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 051701

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 67 pp, light blu-wht SC wraps w/black lettering. The memoirs of Ferdinand "Pete" Beyer. He was born near Kingsbury, Texas and enlisted in the US Army after he turned 18. He became a pilot and served in combat duty at the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations. He participated in Hump Flights in Burma and China. View more info

Reminiscing with Pete Beyer

By: Beyer, Pete & edited by Parsons, Pat and Chuck

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Gonzales, TX, Reese's Print Shop: 2007

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 051702

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 67 pp, light blu-wht SC wraps w/black lettering. The memoirs of Ferdinand "Pete" Beyer. He was born near Kingsbury, Texas and enlisted in the US Army after he turned 18. He became a pilot and served in combat duty at the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations. He participated in Hump Flights in Burma and China. View more info

The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861

By: Biesele, Rudolph Leopold

Price: $102.00

Publisher: San Marcos, TX, German-Texan Heritage Society: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 025468

Condition: Near Fine


viii, (4), 261 pp, (7), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The founding of German settlements in Texas began in 1831, when Friedrich Ernst, settled on a league of land on bank of Mill Creek. In the counties of Comal, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Llano, Kendall, & Kerr, the settlements were founded as result of a colonization movement supported by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas. View more info

The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861

By: Biesele, Rudolph Leopold

Price: $102.00

Publisher: San Marcos, TX, German-Texan Heritage Society: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038327

Condition: Near Fine


viii, (4), 261 pp, (7), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The founding of German settlements in Texas began in 1831, when Friedrich Ernst, settled on a league of land on bank of Mill Creek. In the counties of Comal, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Llano, Kendall, & Kerr, the settlements were founded as result of a colonization movement supported by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas. View more info

German Pioneers in Texas : a Brief History of Their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements

By: Biggers, Don H.

Price: $33.58

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Publications, Inc.: 1986

Edition: 2nd Reprinting

Seller ID: 049096

ISBN: 089015385X

Condition: Very Good


[6], 230 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, white dj w/black-borwn illustrated front cover and text on the rear cover. The book was about the German settlement of Fredericksburg and provides an excellent documentation of the events in its founding, colonization, its hardships, and its days of glory. Prev owner wrote the ffep as a gift. View more info

Buffalo Guns & Barbed Wire - Two Frontier Accounts By Don Hampton Biggers

By: Biggers, Don Hampton w/intro by Greence, A. C.

Price: $165.75

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, The Book Club of Texas in Association with Texas Tech University Press: 1991

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Foreword Author

Seller ID: 040668

Condition: Near Fine


xix, 241 pp, quarterbound w/brown cowhide spine and w/brown papercovered boards w/vertical illustration of barbed wire, limited to 260 cc/s. SIGNED by Tom Taylor (book designer" and A.C. Greene (foreword author.) The book contains two frontier accounts by Biggers and is a combined reissue of Pictures of the Past and History that will never be Repeated and a biography by Seymour V. Connor. missing seperate folder of photos. View more info

Aviation in Texas

By: Bilstein, Roger and Miller, Jay

Price: $27.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Monthly Press, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051030

ISBN: 0932012957

Condition: Very Good+


288 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blu-brown dj w/color illustrated front panel and brown rear panel w/black-and-white photos. The story of the history of aviation in Texas, from Jacob Brodbeck's reported flight in 1865 to the development of the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston. The book contains more than three hundred photographs and it spotlights the personalities and events that contributed to the heritage of the industry. View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Ass'n: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006506

Condition: Near Fine


132 pp, brown & off-wht wraps w/reproduction of the texas declaration of independence on the front cover. Book about the conditions in Texas on eve of the revolution, the preliminaries to the revolution, struggle for the Federal Constitution and Independence and political stability. View more info