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Colonel Amasa Turner: The Gentleman from Lavaca and Other Captains at San Jacinto

By: Boethel, Paul C.

Price: $121.13

Publisher: Austin, TX, Von Boeckmann-Jones Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038359

Condition: Very Good


(8), 168 pp, aqua cloth covered boards w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, grey dj w/black lettering & illustration on the front panel & spine The book contains the incidents and accounts of General Sam Houston, Governor James Robinson, Captains Moseley Baker and Richard Roman, Dr. John H. Bowers, and Judge David Murphree. Interwoven throughout is the story of Colonel Amasa Turner and his family. they left their foot prints at Gal;vest... View more info

Texas Weather

By: Bomar, George W.

Price: $10.16

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1990

Edition: 3rd PB Printing

Seller ID: 005925

Condition: Very Good-


265 pp, white glossy wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book provides an entertaining & informative guide to the pleasures, puzzles, & the problems of weather in Texas. prev owner wrote on ffep View more info

Texas Weather

By: Bomar, George W.

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051735

ISBN: 0292780524

Condition: Very Good+


265 pp, (3), oange boards w/black lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/color illustrat front panel and text on the rear panel. Book provides an entertaining & informative guide to the pleasures, puzzles, & the problems of weather in Texas. View more info

The Three Adventurers : a Thrilling Tale of the Early Days of Texas

By: Bonner, J. S. (K. Lamity)

Price: $165.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Harpoon Publishing Co.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039420

Condition: Very Good


354 pp, quarterbound w/dark brown boards w/brown leather spine w/gilt lettering. The book describes the trip to New Orleans and the departure for Texas. It describes the preparations for winter camp, hunting buffalo, meeting Indians, the plans for educating a young Indian child, the torture of two prisoners by the Indians, their exploration of Texas, meeting with the Spanish, and the trip down the colorado river. Radar #403. The book has been rebound, the original... View more info

Her Act and Deed: Women's Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-1873

By: Boswell, Angela

Price: $16.96

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036693

ISBN: 1585441287

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 190 pp, green cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj light green-dark green-black-wht w/illustrated front panel. The authro follows the threads of Southern women's lives as they weave through the public records of one Texas country during the middle of the nineteenth century. The period covered was the frontier, antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction eras. View more info

Ozona Country

By: Bosworth, Allan R.

Price: $15.73

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051664

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 238 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver and red lettering on the spine, dj orange w/black & red lettering and black & white photo on the front & black & white photo of author on the rear cover of the book. The book provides a portrait of an American community where ranching, oil and climate have created extraordinary wealth and a unique way of life. View more info

The Best of East Texas

By: Bowman, Bob

Price: $14.03

Publisher: Lufkin, TX, Lufkin Printing Company: 1979

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 034190

Condition: Very Good


xi, 120 pp, light brown boards w/gilt lettering on spine & front, dj brown w/yel-wht lettering on the spine w/pictorial front. A guidebook with a collection of the best foods, places, people and events. prev owner wrote on ffep View more info

If I Tell You a Hen Dips Snuff ... What Texas Good ol' Boys Mean When They Say What They Do

By: Bowman, Bob

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Lufkin, TX, Lufkin Printing Company: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 039626

Condition: Good+


x, 121 pp, orange leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on spine & front, dj orange-wht-red/wht-red lettering on the front & spine w/illustratedl front panel. A collection of farmboy homilies, ranch-hand proverbs, and log-cutter sayings. the book is misbound, pgs 71-86 are between pg 102 and pg 103. prev owner wrote on verso of the ffep, dj 1" chip missing at top of the spine, one inch chip missing bottom front corner of the rear panel. View more info

Your Texas Government in Pictures

By: Box, Jim

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Austin, TX, Pemberton Press: 1969

Seller ID: 036308

Condition: Very Good-


96 pp, wht-blu SC wraps w/black-wht lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The author presents the structure of the Texas Government along with some of its problems in text and pictures. He begins with the constitution, and follows this with the legislature, executive, judiciary, county government, city government, political parties, special districts, and ends with problems and proposals. prev owner wrote on front cover, rear cover and page 70. View more info

The Texas Revolution a Day-by-Day Account

By: Boyd, Bob and edited by Nielsen, Soren W.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: San Angelo. TX, San Angelo Standard, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 039064

Condition: Near Fine


(8), 198 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, red-orange-yel dj w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover. The book was written as the history of the revolution presented on a day-by-day basis as it would have been in a newspaper. The book contains profiles on Austin, Milam, Seguin, Bonham, Bowie, Fannin, Crockett, Travis, Dickinson, Santa Anna, Houston, potter, Rusk, Holland family, Gen Vicente Filisola, "Deaf" Smith, and Goyens. The ... View more info

Life As It's Lived

By: Boyd, Jack

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 1989

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 035422

ISBN: 0896722074

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 130 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/light green dj w/black lettering w/illustrated front panel. The first volume of the Cedar Gap series. Story of life in a mythical small West Texas town, Cedar Gap. It celebrates the humor, the spirit and occasional tribulations shared by the citizens of Cedar Gap. View more info

Life As It's Lived

By: Boyd, Jack

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 1989

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 051383

ISBN: 0896722074

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 130 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/light green dj w/black lettering w/illustrated front panel. The first volume of the Cedar Gap series. Story of life in a mythical small West Texas town, Cedar Gap. It celebrates the humor, the spirit and occasional tribulations shared by the citizens of Cedar Gap. View more info

Cavalry Life in Tent and Field

By: Boyd, Orsemus Bronson (Frances Anne Mullen Boyd) w/intro by Miller, Darlis A.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1982

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 039510

ISBN: 0803211767

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, [2], 370 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. This is a reprint of the 1894 edition. A narrative of army frontier life in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, etc. The author tells of her life following her husband to various posts beginng with Camp Halleck in Nevada. facsimile reprint of Howes B674, Graff 374, Radar 437, Raines pg 29. View more info

Apache Mothers and Daughters: Four Generations of a Family

By: Boyer, Ruth McDonald & Gayton, Narcissus Duffy

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038407

ISBN: 0806124474

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 393 pp, dark red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy tan dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel and photo of the authors on the rear panel. The book is an illustrated history of four generations of Chiricahua Apache women from 1848 to the present. Over the course of thirty-five years Ruth Boyer collected the remembrances of Narcissus Duffy Gayton, great-great-granddaughter of the Apaceh chief Victorio. The book provides an intimate record of Apac... View more info

The Paradox of Pancho Villa

By: Braddy, Haldeen

Price: $42.50

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Texas Western Press: 1978

Seller ID: 040160

ISBN: 0874040590

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 95 pp, [3], quarterbound w/three cloth covered boards w/gilt illustration on the front cover, brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, light brown dj w/red lettering and w/illustrated front and rear panel. Centennial stamp for Pancho Villa from Mexico tipped in on the title page. The author spent fifty years researching and writing about Pancho Villa. He presents both sides of Villa - rebel or hero. View more info

Tested Recipes from "The Woman's hour"

By: Bradford, Betty

Price: $16.58

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Pioneer Flour Mills:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 025171

Condition: Good+


56 pp, tan SC wraps w/dark brown lettering & illustrations, SIGNED by author on verso of the front cover, stamped on verso about Betty Bradford's radio show at 3:30 monday thru friday at KABC-680 on your dial. The covers have some soiling, some soiling to the pages. Contains recipes submitted by Ladies from the Central Texas area. View more info

Introduction to Southwest Pueblo Pottery and Navajo Rugs

By: Branch, Margaret Moses

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Moses Branch Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 034196

Condition: Very Good


36 pp, light maroon SC wraps w/grey lettering. The booklet introduces the beginning collector to Pueblo Pottery. There were three periods in the production of Pueblo pottery: the Prehistoric Period, Historic Period, and Modern Period. The booklet has list of artists from Santa Clara, San Idefonso, Hopi, Acoma, Zia, Jemez, Cochiti, and other Pueblos. View more info

Lone Star Nation : How a Ragtag Army of Volunteers Won the Battle for Texas Indepedence and Changed America

By: Brands, H.W.

Price: $39.53

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039050

ISBN: 0385507372

Condition: Very Good+


563 pp, blu boards w/red spine, SIGNED by author on the title page, dj blu-red-cream w/gilt lettering, map endpapers, includes SIGNED advanced reading excerpt. The book provides the story of Texas's journey to statehood, from its early colonization in the 1820x to the massacres of Texas loyalists at the Alamo an dGoliad by the Mexican army, from its years as a land overrun by the Comanches to its day of liberation as an upstart republic. The author tells the story thr... View more info

Tales and Trails from the Lone Star Cactus State

By: Branhan, Annie

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Greenwich Book Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035367

Condition: Very Good+


160 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj blu-brown w/illustrated front & spine w/brown-white lettering w/photo of author on the back panel. The book relates the story of the author's childhood, youth and mature years on Texas farms. She describes everyday life and surroundings and practical problems. She tells of her Swedish ancestors and briefly describes life there. She describes the great variety of animal and insect life native to Texas. View more info

Val Verde County : Images of America

By: Braudaway, Douglas Lee

Price: $14.41

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 026276

ISBN: 073850128X

Condition: Very Good+


128 pp, tan-black-dark brown SC wraps w/wraparound pictorial. The book tells the history of one of the largest counties in Texas. Del Rio is the county seat, but county also contains Langtry of Judge Roy Bean fame. Book features over two hundred images accompanied by informative paragraphs. one corner bumped. View more info