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History of Nolan County Texas

By: Yeats, E.L. and Shelton, Hooper

Price: $73.95

Publisher: Sweetwater, TX, Shelton Press: 1975

Seller ID: 040859

Condition: Near Fine


256 pp, dark maroon imitation leather boards w/stamped gilt lettering front & spine, dj brown kraft w/black lettering & w/illustration on front, color illustrated map eps front & black & wht illustrated map eps rear. The history of Nolan County that was named after Philip Nolan. Philip Nolan was a pathfinder who did much to map and make known the country called Texas. View more info

The History of the Southern Pacific

By: Yenne, Bill

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1988

Seller ID: 051495

ISBN: 051746084X

Condition: Very Good+


128 pp, blk papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy blu, white,black, brown, red color pictorial dust jacket w/color photo of Southern Pacific engine on the front page and color photo of old time Southern Pacific engine on the rear panel. The story of the Southern Pacific Company that connected the mouth of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest to th emouth of the Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico. View more info

History of Texas from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846 : Two Volumes in One : With an Extended Appendix

By: Yoakum, H.

Price: $212.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steck-Vaughn Company:

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 040265

Condition: Very Good+


482 pp, 576 pp, [11], blu cloth covered boards w/red title block on the spine w/gilt lettering & gilt border on the spine. Contains the fold-out map and the document in the book. The volume was reprinted from the original 1855 edition. This is the first scholarly history of Texas written after annexation and is an important source on Texas colonization, revolution, and republic. The first volume covers Texas history through 1835, but is very weak on the period prior ... View more info

True Stories of Old Houston and Houstonians - Historical and Personal Sketches

By: Young, Dr. S. O.

Price: $221.00

Publisher: Galveston, TX, Oscar Springer, Publisher: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038238

Condition: Good+


244 pp, light blu SC w/dark blu lettering and w/dark blu flower illustration on the front cover. History of Houston, Texas and some of its inhabitants prior to 1913. It tells of hangings, some of the bad men, Ku Klux Klan, Hood's Brigade's Mascot, ghosts, Sjolander, Light Guard,ike Connoly, and other stories. "Has some information on Billy the Kid, Ben Thompson, Billy Thompson, King Fisher, and other noted gunmen." Sixguns #2469. book sunned on the spine... View more info

One Oar in the Brazos

By: Young, John V.

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Waco, TX, Waco Tribune-Herald: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 033480

Condition: Very Good+


v, 215 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj orange w/black lettering on spine, dj color illustrated w/orange-brown-green-blu-yel on front & rear panels, SIGNED by author on front flyleaf, also has ALS (autographed letter, signed. Collection of columns by columnist John Young. View more info

Kokopelli Cassanova of the Cliff Dwellers: The Hunchbacked Flute Player

By: Young, John V.

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Palmer Lake, CO, Filter Press: 1990

Seller ID: 049352

ISBN: 0865410267

Condition: Very Good


x, 29 pp, blue SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrations. Booklet about Kokopelli, the traveling salesman, who may have used the flute as a notice to villagers that he was coming in peace and was not an enemy. Everywhere that primitive man roamed in the American Southwest he left an enduring record of his passing fancies and urgencies in the form of pictures on the rocks. They are incised in the rock surface by pecking or scratching with a stone tool called a pet... View more info

Kokopelli Cassanova of the Cliff Dwellers: The Hunchbacked Flute Player

By: Young, John V.

Price: $5.10

Publisher: Palmer Lake, CO, Filter Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 050635

ISBN: 0865410267

Condition: Very Good


x, 29 pp, blue SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrations. Booklet about Kokopelli, the traveling salesman, who may have used the flute as a notice to villagers that he was coming in peace and was not an enemy. Everywhere that primitive man roamed in the American Southwest he left an enduring record of his passing fancies and urgencies in the form of pictures on the rocks. They are incised in the rock surface by pecking or scratching with a stone tool called a pet... View more info

Texas, Her Texas: The Life and Times of Frances Goff

By: Young, Nancy Beck and Gould, Lewis L. w/preface by Richards, Ann W.

Price: $13.56

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Assn: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038102

ISBN: 0876111592

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 224 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. Francis Goff pursued three public careers. She played a role in state politics, first as an aide and supporter to Coke Stevenson and Allan Shivers, then during the 1950s she shifted to Jack Cox and George Bush. Then in she became a close political adviser of Ann Richards. Her second career ws with the M.D. Anderson Cancer Hospital. Her third career was as director of the Blue bonnet Girls State Progra... View more info

The Navaho Language : the Elements of Navaho Grammar

By: Young, Robert and Morgan, William

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Education Division United States Indian Service: 1943

Seller ID: 020896

Condition: Very Good


vi, 123 pp, viii, 247 pp, v, 101 pp, brown cloth covered boards. The elements of Navaho grammar with a dictionary in two parts containing basic vocabularies of Navaho and English. Book is composed of three parts, an outline of Navaho grammar, a Navaho-English vocabulary, and an English-Navaho vocabulary. some rubbing to the boards w/slight wear on corners. View more info

Cochise County Cowboy War : "A Cast of Characters"

By: Young, Roy B.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Apache, OK, Young & Sons Enterprises: 1999

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038816

Condition: Near Fine


[11], 181 pp, dark grey boards w/wht pastedown label on the front cover, SIGNED by author on the title page, #403 of 500 cc's, light brown dj w/pictorial front & rear covers. The book contains information on the people and places of Cochise County, also the following addendum's : Cochise County CHronology, Tombstone Business Directory, Cochise County Place Names, First Impressions of Tombstone, and Bibliography of Earp/Cochise County Era Sources. View more info

Guide to the History of Mexico : a Modern Interpretation

By: Zabre, Alfonso Teja w/intro by Santos, Richard G.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038798

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 370 pp, dark red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, tan dj w/maroon-black lettering. The history of Mexico is presented from pre-Columbian times to the 1930's, with emphasis on the colonial era, and the violent years following Mexican Independence. It contains sections on the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War, the Maximillian era, and the Revolution of Pancho Villa & Zapata. View more info

Critters : Common Household and Garden Pests of Texas

By: Zak, Bill

Price: $15.26

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Taylor Publishing Company: 1984

Seller ID: 006823

Condition: Very Good


240 pp, The book is a guide to identifying & coping with the common pests of Texas and the Southwest. The book has over 500 color photographs of the many critters, their habits & their habitats. Book also gives appropriate pesticide as well as other helpful suggestions. dj rubbed corners, dj chipped on edge rear flap View more info

Elena's Famous Mexican and Spanish Recipes

By: Zelayeta, Elena

Price: $32.51

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Elena Zelayeta: 1950

Edition: 30th Printing

Seller ID: 035203

Condition: Very Good


127 pp, green-red-wht front & wht back panel SC wraps w/wire spiral. Collection of recipes that Elena used. Elena lost her sight ten years after she came to the US, had married, borne two sons and owned her own restaurant, Elena's Mexican Village. small chips on bottom fore edge of the front cover View more info

Secrets of Silver Valley

By: Zeplin, Zeno

Price: $9.56

Publisher: Wimberley, TX, Nel-Mar Enterprises: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 012330

ISBN: 0961576014

Condition: Very Good


86 pp, green SC wraps w/black illustration on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by author. a Texas sesquicentennial commemorative book View more info