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A History of West, Texas 1836-1920 - Conflict of Conservative Cultures

By: Apperson, Henry Milton

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1969

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038494

Condition: Very Good


vi, 71 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The book contains a description of the development of the city of West, Texas from 1836 to 1920. The building of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad caused considerable economic expanison that resulted in the founding of the town of West. Many of the immigrants of Czech and German descent began arriving as early as 1872. dj s... View more info

Flowers of the Southwest Mountains : Popular Series No. 7

By: Arnberger, Leslie P.

Price: $5.53

Publisher: Globe, AZ, Southwestern Monuments Association: 1962

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 051139

Condition: Good+


112 pp, white SC wraps w/blu-green-wht illustration on the front cover and text on the rear cover. The booklet introduces the reader to some of the more common and beautiful plants of the Southwest mountains. It is a guide to the mountain flowers of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah. This covers the flowers from 7000 feet up to above the timberline. line sunning on the front cover. 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

Eating Up the Santa Fe Trail

By: Arnold, Sam'l P.

Price: $26.99

Publisher: Niwot, CO, University Press of Colorado: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051307

ISBN: 087081180x

Condition: Near Fine-


xvi, (2), 130 pp, cream cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, blu-cream-brown dj w/wraparound color illustration of early travelers cooking on the Santa Fe trail. The book is illustrated with scenes from the period and contains recipes of trappers, traders, settlers, various Inidan tribes, Mexicans and military soldiers. Prev owner wrote on the ffep. 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

The Land of Little Rain

By: Austin, Mary H.

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1986

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 049707

ISBN: 0826303587

Condition: Very Good


xx, 171 pp, light brown SC wraps w/dark brown illustrated front & rear panels w/blue-brown lettering on front & rear panels. This was Mary Austin's first book is considered classic of southwestern literature. She describes the plant, animal, and human life of the border region of Southern California and Arizona, land of the yucca, the coyote, and the buzzard, inhabited by miners, vaqueros, adn Shoshone and Paiute Indians. light sunning to the spine. View more info

Mexican Ghost Tales of the Southwest

By: Avila, Alfred and compiled by Avila, Kat

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Houston, TX, Piñata Books: 1994

Seller ID: 050130

Condition: Very Good


172 pp, glossy white-blu SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel and white rear panel w/text in black. Collection of twenty-one ghost tales of the Southwest. Some of the titles are La Llorona, the Devil Dog, The Witches, the Devil Baby, the Devil's Wind, The Dead Man's Shoes, The Caves of Death, the Water Curse, the Brutish Indian, the Whirlwind, La Llorona of the Moon and more. View more info

Southwestern Indian Ceremonials

By: Bahti, Tom

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Las Vegas, NV, KC Publications: 1974

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 022501

Condition: Very Good


74 pp, wht SC wraps w/wraparound color pictorial. Book describes some of the ceremonials of the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, Papago, and Yaqui Indians. 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

GUN SMOKE

By: Bakarich, Sarah Grace

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Sarah Grace Bakarich: 1947

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 032741

Condition: Good+


153 pp, red SC wraps w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED by the author on the title page. The booklet is about the gunmen and outlaws of Tombstone, Arizona, the Earps and the Clantons. "It is crudely printed and full of typographical errors." Burrs - 16. " the author misspells the names of many of her characters." Six-Guns - 118. covers have water stain on back, remnants of bookplate on recto of rear cover. The front cov... 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

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