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Lynch Ropes & Long Shots: The Story of an Old West Train Robbery

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Tanner Jr., John D.

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High-Lonesome Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039488

ISBN: 094438370X

Condition: Near Fine


[6], 186 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown illustrated front panel w/red lettering, SIGNED by author on the fitle page. An account of the Gage, New Mexico train robbery View more info

Southwest

By: Allen, John Houghton

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040883

Condition: Very Good+


220 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front panel and spine, w/dark brown illustration on the front panel, dj brown-black-blue-white w/illustrated front panel & spine and black-and-white photo of the author on the rear panel. The writes of border country of Texas and Mexico, of the ranches, grandees, Chihuahua cattle, of violence, vaqueros and of the last days of a U.S. Cavalry post. The setting is a ranch of Mexican tradition in the ... View more info

Those Buried Texians: No Stone Unturned

By: Allen, Tom

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Hendrick-Long Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: 036397

ISBN: 0937460001

Condition: Very Good


172 pp, glossy wht-blu-grey SC wraps w/red-dark blu lettering on the spine, illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The book is an alphabetical listing of information and burial locations of some 1,700 important Texas. From gunslingers, to heros and heroines; pioneers to cattlement; the unworthy to men of God, they are here. View more info

Gringo Builders

By: Allhands, J. L.

Price: $146.63

Publisher: Joplin, MO, J. L. Allhands: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038360

Condition: Very Good


283 pp, (1), (13) index, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering & border on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The author writes of his years in the employ of B. F. Johnston and P. M. Johnston of St. Elmo, Illinois as they provided the country with railroad facilities. They built the C. P. & M. Railroad and constructed over fifteen hundred miles of railroad for B.F. Yoakum, in Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas alon... View more info

The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure

By: Almaraz Jr., Felix D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038699

Condition: Near Fine


100 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering, wraparound illustration. San Antonio, TX has five former Spanish Missions. Author reconstructed the land tenure system that began w/the Spaniards jurisprudential right of discovery. slight sunning to the dj spine. View more info

The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure

By: Almaraz Jr., Felix D.

Price: $19.13

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038700

Condition: Near Fine


100 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering, wraparound illustration. San Antonio, TX has five former Spanish Missions. Author reconstructed the land tenure system that began w/the Spaniards jurisprudential right of discovery. 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

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

Amado Maurillo Peña, Jr.

By: Anderson, Howard L.

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Robert Stephan Young Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Illustrator

Seller ID: 039524

ISBN: 0960706801

Condition: Very Good


217 pp, cream cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering on the spine & front cover, glossy color illustrated dj of Peña's "Juntos" painting, Inscribed and SIGNED by the illustrator on the half title page. Collection of 74 plates that are reproductions of the works of art produced as offset prints, serigraphs, watercolor, pen and ink drawings, tiles, mixed media, etchings, lithographs, line etching and aquatint, and engravings. contains twelve photographs... View more info

Texas Folk Medicine : 1,333 Cures, Remedies, Preventives, & Health Practices

By: Anderson, John Q.

Price: $30.60

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 032721

Condition: Very Good


xix, 91 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/red lettering on spine & black illustrated frog on front cover, dj cream w/brown-black lettering & w/black illustrations on the front panel of dj & photo of author on the back, SIGNED by illustrator. Whaley #69. Paisano book number five for the Texas Folklore Society. Collection of folk medical practices that were passed down orally from generation to generation. As the American frontier moved westward, pioneers had to make sub... 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

Shells and Shores of Texas

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $55.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1977

Seller ID: 036427

ISBN: 0292775199

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 365 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, dj light blu-brown-dark green-wht w/illustrated front & rear panels, dj spine blu-aqua w/black lettering. A treasury of information on the mollusks of the shallow marine waters of Texas and also the history and ecology of the entire coastal area. The author has included the geologic range, ecological information, and translation of biological names. dj spine sunned & chipped at top of the spine. 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

A Tribute to Major Jefferson Van Horne (1802 - 1857) Founder of Fort Bliss

By: Antone, Evan Haywood

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Fort Bliss, TX, Fort Bliss Museum: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051758

Condition: Near Fine


[4], 68 pp, white SC wraps w/pictorial front and rear panels. The biography of Major Jefferson Van Horne. Includes information on the Mexican War 1846-1848, the establishment of Fort Bliss opposite of Paso del Norte. View more info