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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

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030068

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards, dj black-tan w/tan lettering on the spine. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $7.61

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037402

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Good+


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. An ex-library book w/markings that were marked out w/marker on all three edges, remnants of card holder on rfep & RPD, marked on front & rear pastedowns WD 06-07/ View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038380

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards, dj black-tan w/tan lettering on the spine. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. couple small light stains on the front panel of the dj. View more info

Texas Wild Flowers

By: Birdsong, Gussie Mae

Price: $21.25

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1957

Seller ID: 033985

Condition: Very Good


x, [12], 85 pp, green cloth covered boards w/dark green lettering & illustration, dj blu-green-yel w/color illustrated front & spine. The author presents a collection of some of the wild flowers that grow in the southwest and in Texas. Beneath each illustration is brief verse and text on following page lists the names, uses and information about the plant. prev owner wrote on ffep, missing dj rear flap and one third of dj rear panel. View more info

Tales from the Brush Country

By: Blackwell, Bunyan

Price: $16.15

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Company: 1963

Seller ID: 051642

Condition: Very Good+


xi, (1), 183 pp, dark green cloth covered boards w/black illustration on fhe front cover and black letterin on the dj spine. dj yel-green-black illustration on the front cover and spine w/black and white photo of the author, on the rear panel of the dj . The book contains one story by J. Frank Dobie, one by O. Henry, one by Bogfoot Wallace and four stories by the author. The setting for the stories are during the great Depresiion, the place in the arid drought stric... View more info

Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore

By: Boatright, Mody

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 049044

Condition: Very Good+


(8), 143 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXI. The collection of seven tales: Corridos of the Mexican Border, The ENvious and the Envied Compadres, Do Rattlesnakes Swallow Their Young?, Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians, John Tales, The Literary Growth of the Louisiana Bullfrog, and In Defense of Mrs. Mann. foxing spots on the top edge of the book. View more info

Mody Boartright, Folklorist : a collection of Essays

By: Boatright, Mody and edited Speck, Ernest B and biographical essay by Ransom, Harry H.

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Folklore Society: 1973

Seller ID: 016431

Condition: Very Good


198 pp, lt orange cloth boards w/brn ltrs, dj orange-brn w/pictorial front on Boatright. The thirteen essays collected in this volume represent the diversity of Boatright's writings View more info

Singers and Storytellers

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 035573

Condition: Very Good


298 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & green illustration of road-runner on the front cover, top edge stained green, dj brown w/wht-blk lettering w/illustrated front panel. Collection of twenty-nine essays that include tall tales, short sayings, ghost stories, family stories, hound dogs and other anecdotes. Includes thirteen hand written pages on notepaper about about Folk Music. some light foxing to the endpapers and edges of the book, slight w... View more info

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 038516

Condition: Very Good+


vi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine & dark brown illustration on the front cover. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXXII. The collection of tales include: Fifteen Mexican Tales, Two Treasure Tale,s Shivarees and Charivaris: Variations on a Theme, Freud's Muth of the Primal Horde, Texas Stream Names, The Cowboy in the British West Indies, "The Texas Rangers" in Aberdeenshire, Folksong and Folksong... View more info

Singers and Storytellers

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 049930

Condition: Very Good


298 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & green illustration of road-runner on the front cover, top edge stained green, dj brown w/wht-blk lettering w/illustrated front panel and advertising text on the rear panel. Collection of twenty-nine essays that include tall tales, short sayings, ghost stories, family stories, hound dogs and other anecdotes. small tears to dj at top & bottom of the spine w/small tears along the top edge of the dj. View more info

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $32.73

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 050316

Condition: Very Good


vi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine & dark brown illustration on the front cover, dj brown w/black illustrated front panel w/red-black lettering on the front cover, spine and rear cover. Review Copy slip loose in the book. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXXII. The collection of tales include: Fifteen Mexican Tales, Two Treasure Tale,s Shivarees and Charivaris: Variations on a Theme, Freud's Muth of th... View more info

The Golden Log

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $16.36

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1962

Seller ID: 051449

Condition: Good+


168 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/grey lettering on the spine and grey roadrunner illustration on the front cover, dj orange w/white-black lettering. Collection of tales of early Texas days. Some of the authors were Francis Abernethy, Teordore Brunner, Richard Rivers, A. L. Bennett, Lois Brock, John Myers, Paul Patternson, John Anderson, Rosalinda Gonzalez and others. An ex-library book stamped Lakeland High School Library on top, bottom and fore edges, the book ha... View more info

A Portrait of Pancho : The Life of a Great Texan: J. Frank Dobie

By: Bode, Winston

Price: $33.58

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 004373

Condition: Very Good


164, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author. Book about J. Frank Dobie containing nearly one hundred photos dating back to his early childhood. prev own name ffep & on the fore edge, light foxing head of book. View more info

A Portrait of Pancho : The Life of a Great Texan: J. Frank Dobie

By: Bode, Winston

Price: $23.80

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steck-Vaughn Company: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 024190

Condition: Good+


xi, 156 pp, light orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, inscribed & SIGNED by author on ffep. The book is a memorial to J. Frank Dobie, it tells of his zest for the simple life and nature around him. some wear to corners, slight rubbing to edges, bottom front corners bumped. View more info

A Portrait of Pancho : The Life of a Great Texan: J. Frank Dobie

By: Bode, Winston

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 033854

Condition: Very Good+


xi, 156 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering on spine & front, illustrated endpapers, dj light brown spine w/black lettering w/blu-wht pictorial of Dobie on front. The author presents a memorable picture of J. Frank Dobie with over one hundred photographs and in words. dj price-clipped and prev owner's stamp (three initials in circle) on the last free flyleaf. View more info

A Portrait of Pancho : The Life of a Great Texan: J. Frank Dobie

By: Bode, Winston

Price: $19.51

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 038790

Condition: Very Good+


xi, 156 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering on spine & front, illustrated endpapers, dj light brown spine w/black lettering w/blu-wht pictorial of Dobie on front. The author presents a memorable picture of J. Frank Dobie with over one hundred photographs and in words. dj price-clipped, small tear on bottom front corner of dj, some chipping to dj finish on the spine, wrinkle on rear panel of dj. View more info

A Portrait of Pancho : The Life of a Great Texan: J. Frank Dobie

By: Bode, Winston

Price: $135.58

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1965

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051044

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 164 pp, (1), brown leather covered boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover & spine, SIGNED by the author on the half title page, cc #114 of 150 cc's, brown leatherette covered slipcase Book about J. Frank Dobie containing nearly one hundred photos dating back to his early childhood. View more info