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Eighter from Decatur Growing up in North Texas

By: Barton, Jim Tom

Price: $29.75

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 017265

Condition: Near Fine


149 pp, brown boards w/black letters, dj tan-wht-blk w/pictorial front, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author. Insights into the ways of a small North Texas county seat during the first decades of this century. View more info

Eighter from Decatur Growing up in North Texas

By: Barton, Jim Tom

Price: $19.98

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019163

Condition: Near Fine


149 pp, brown boards w/black letters, dj tan-wht-blk w/pictorial front. Insights into the ways of a small North Texas county seat during the first decades of this century. View more info

The Deer Pasture

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $44.20

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 033326

ISBN: 0890962286

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 123 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, green dj w/wht lettering & black illustration on the front cover & photo of the author on the back panel. The book contains seventeen vignettes illustrated with forty-one drawings. The author tells the story of the deer pasture and its significance as a family tradition. The Bass family has leased the same 956 acres for hunting each November for over half a century. View more info

Bee County Centennial 1858-1958

By: Bauer, Grace

Price: $36.55

Publisher: Beeville, TX, The Bee County Centennial, Inc.: 1958

Seller ID: 036978

Condition: Very Good


115 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/red-blu lettering on the front panel and map in blu on the rear panel. The book is devoted to the development of Bee County. It begins with early background, Irish colonists, the Texas Revolution, the Mier Expedition, Indian raids, the counties jails, the first roads in bee county and more. It lists the some of the people that held some of the positions in the county during those years. pages 70 to 115 contain ads from various busine... View more info

Rendezvous at the Alamo

By: Baugh, Virgil E. & Foreword By Nance, Joseph

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017684

ISBN: 0803260741

Condition: Very Good+


251 pp, blk-brn-wht SC wraps w/color wraparound pictorial. Highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis. View more info

Rendezvous at the Alamo highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis

By: Baugh, Virgil E. & Foreword By Nance, Joseph, Photos & Illustrations

Price: $8.08

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018481

ISBN: 0803260741

Condition: Very Good


251 pp, black-white-red-brown SC wraps w/color pictorial wraparound, slight corner bump of bottom back corner. Author tells the life stories of Bowie, Travis, & Crockett & evaluates the role that each played at the Alamo. View more info

Texas Wildlife : Number One: The Louise Lindsey Merrick Texas Enviroment Series

By: Baxter, David editor with Ted Clark, director & John Jefferson, Director

Price: $7.61

Publisher: College Station, TX, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1978: 1978

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 007959

ISBN: 089096047X

Condition: Very Good


196 pp, green cloth covered boards w/wht dj w/color pictorial front and back panels. The book has 232 reproduced, full-color photographs of Texas wildlife selected from the pages of the magazine, Texas Parks and Wildlife and supplemented by several freelance photographers. Book has 150 species pictured in this volume and illustrates the wide variety of texas wildlife. The photographs are from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. dj worn & chipped along the edges, slight ... View more info

Salt Pork to Sirloin - the History of Baylor County, Texas from 1878 to 1930 & the History of Baylor County from 1878 to Present - 2 Volumes

By: Baylor County Historical Society

Price: $276.25

Publisher: Seymour, TX, Baylor County Historical Society: 1977

Seller ID: 038704

ISBN: 089151679

Condition: Very Good


(8), 407 pp, xii, 565 pp, 2 volumes. Volume 1 - (1972) brown cloth covered boards w/black illustrated front cover. The first 227 pages conatin information on the county, businesses, clobs, photos, communities, churches, doctors, bar and bernch, miscellaneous, schools and ranches. This is followed by 179 pages of family histories. Volume 2 - (1977) - has green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustrated front panel. It contains information on County Offi... View more info

Salt Pork to Sirloin - the History of Baylor County, Texas from 1878 to 1930 - Volume 1

By: Baylor County Historical Society

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Seymour, TX, Baylor County Historical Society: 2004

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 039798

Condition: Very Good


(8), 407 pp, glossy tan SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel and w/plastic black spiral binding. The first 227 pages contain information on the county, businesses, clubs, photos, communities, churches, doctors, bar & bench, miscellaneous, schools and ranches. This is followed by 179 pages of family histories. Some of the ranches Waggoner or Three D Ranch, Hopkins Ranch, Harrison Ranch, Bar X Ranch, Hash Knife Ranch, Spur, Double Spur, Boone and others. Wayne... View more info

Fort Smith : Little Gibraltar on the Arkansas

By: Bearss, Edwin C. and Gibson, A. M.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 050652

Condition: Very Good


[10], 349 pp, [1], tan clothcovered boards w/black title block on the spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by Gibson on the ffep, Inscribed and SIGNED by Bearss on the verso of the half title page, dj tan-white w/black-brown lettering on the front panel & spine. Fort Smith was repeatedly abandoned and reoccupied for fifty years, until it became known as the Belle Point Phoenix, the fort the "refused to die." It was originally built to stop a war between teh Osags ... View more info

Texas Bug Book : The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly : Revised Edition

By: Beck, Malcolm and Garrett, Howard

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 049668

ISBN: 0292708696

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 168 pp, glossy black SC wraps w/wht-light orange lettering w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The authors provide detailed instructions on how to identify, understand the life cycle of, and control or protect Texas insects, mites, snails, slugs, nematodes, and other critters. The book also has color photos and black-and-white drawings to help identify the bugs. The authors provide an organic approach to pest control. View more info

Images of Texas Quarterly : Spring 1982

By: Beckendorf, Charles

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, Charles Beckendorf: 1982

Seller ID: 007097

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, light tan SC wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book uses the town of Fredericksburg & shows some of the buildings. The quarterly was published f/artist's customers & for new friends & customers to introduce them to his art. Quarterly has shows some of the artist's work w/prices for the prints. This quarterly has a page w/ customers comments. prev owner mark on front cover. View more info

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

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

Turquoise and the Indian

By: Bennett, Edna Mae

Price: $24.65

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Swallow Press Inc.: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022228

Condition: Very Good


152 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, pink dj w/black lettering on spine & front,, w/color illustration on front. The author tells where turquoise is mined, where it was mined in earlier days,the methods of lapidary, the significance of the gem in the rituals & folk myths of the Indians. Book has black & white photos & maps and four- color reproductions of some turquoise settings. small stain on spine of dj, dj price-clipped w/some rubbing... View more info

The History of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe

By: Berkman, Pamela

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1988

Seller ID: 051494

ISBN: 0517633507

Condition: Very Good+


128 pp, blu papercovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy blu, white, tan, brown, red color pictorial dust jacket w/color photo of Santa Fe engines on the front and color pictorial illustration of a native American chief on the rear panel. The story of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company that included nearly all of the southwestern United States, from the Mississipi to the Pacific and from the Rockies to the Gulf of Mexico. tchison, 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