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Damming the Colorado: The Rise of the Lower Colorado River Authority, 1933-1939

By: Adams, John A.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039314

ISBN: 0890964262

Condition: Very Good+


xvii, 161 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, glossy green-black dj w/wraparound pictorial. The author researched four sets of presidential papers, state and national archives, to trace the development of the relationships between private utility interests, conservationists, and politicians that dammed the Colorado River in Texas. View more info

Texas Shells : a Field Guide

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $24.23

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1981

Seller ID: 040474

ISBN: 0292724314

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. slight crease on upper left corner of the rear panel. View more info

Texas Shells : a Field Guide

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1981

Seller ID: 040608

ISBN: 0292724314

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. View more info

Sea Shells of the Texas Coast

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $195.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 049275

ISBN: 0292701373

Condition: Near Fine


xvii, 298 pp, specially bound w/light brown silk screened linen fabric designed by the author w/black lettering on the spine, dark brown illustrations on the front cover & dark brown lettering on the front cover, dark brown endpapers w/a SIGNED limited edition bookplate on the FPD, this is No. 23 of 55 cc's, slipcase light brown clothcovered. The book is Inscribed Happy Shelling! on the half title page and SIGNED. Therefore the book is doubled signed by the author.... View more info

Sea Shells of the Texas Coast

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Seller ID: 050865

ISBN: 0292701373

Condition: Very Good -


xvii, 298 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj blu w/wht lettering and w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book contains 369 mollusk photograhs and 65 line drawings that go with the text. The author has written a guide to the mollusks and to the barrier islands of Texas. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. Lowman Printing Arts in Texas pg 32 & 71. some light foxing to the first couple of pages, light sunning top edge of boards, prev ow... View more info

Building the Lone Star: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Sites

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $25.08

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051326

ISBN: 0890962898

Condition: Near Fine


xxi, (2), 333 pp, black clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/sepia & black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. The book presents more than a hundred historic engineering sites in Texas pictured and described. The appendix provides brief descriptions of hundreds more engineering works in Texas. View more info

Alaska: Saga of a Bold Land

By: Borneman, Walter R.

Price: $26.78

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperCollins Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039991

ISBN: 0060503068

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 608 pp, quarterbound w/white papercovered boards w/light blu pattern w/blu papercovered spine w/silver lettering, SIGNED by author on the title page, endpaper maps, dj white-light blue-grey-black-green w/wraparound color pictorial. A history of Alaska from Russian fur traders to the Gold Rush, extraordinary railroads, World War II, the oil boom, and the fight over ANWR. black remainder mark on bottom edge. View more info

Journal of Popular Culture : Comparative Studies in the World's Civilization - Vol. 34.4, 35.1, 35.2, and 35.3

By: Browne, edited by Ray B.

Price: $22.91

Publisher: Bowling Green, OH, Popular Press, Bowling Green State University: 2001

Seller ID: 050854

Condition: Very Good


four journals, vol. 34.4 - spring 2001, vol. 35.1 - summer 2001, vol. 35.2 - fall 2001, and vol. 35.3 - winter 2001. Some of the articles in vol. 34.4 are: Male gossip and language play in the letters pages of men's life style magazines, Globalization, Iowa Pork, and hometown tweakers, witchcraft of media manipulation and others. Articles in vol. 35.1 are: pink sugarly pleasures, secret agents and public victims, man's film, someone else's misfortune and others. ... View more info

A River Ran Wild : an Environmental History

By: Cherry, Lynne

Price: $14.41

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1990

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 031441

ISBN: 015200520X

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, glossy white papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & back, color illustrated endpapersr. A Gulliver Green Book. An environmental history of the Nashua River, from its discovery by Indians through the polluting years of the Industrial Revolution to the ambitious cleanup that revitalized it. View more info

A River Ran Wild : an Environmental History

By: Cherry, Lynne

Price: $59.50

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author

Seller ID: 040794

ISBN: 015200520X

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, glossy white papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & back, color illustrated endpapersr. A Gulliver Green Book. Inscribed & SISGNED by the author on the verso of the ffep. An environmental history of the Nashua River, from its discovery by Indians through the polluting years of the Industrial Revolution to the ambitious cleanup that revitalized it. View more info

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

By: Chief Seattle

Price: $8.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1991

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 036489

ISBN: 0590466488

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, quarterbound w/green papercovered boards w/blu cloth covered spine. A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect & love for the earth, and concern for its destruction. View more info

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

By: Chief Seattle

Price: $13.18

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 050721

ISBN: 0803709692

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, glossy grey-white-brow color illustrated front cover w/black spine and rear cover w/color illustrated front & rear endpapers, dj glossy color illustrated front panel w/brown rear panel. A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect & love for the earth, and concern for its destruction. The jacket art was based on a photograph by Edward Curtis. dj slight rubbing along top edge. View more info

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

By: Chief Seattle

Price: $14.41

Publisher: New York, NY, Dial Books: 1991

Edition: 13th Printing

Seller ID: 050722

ISBN: 0803709692

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, glossy grey-white-brow color illustrated front cover w/black spine and rear cover w/color illustrated front & rear endpapers, dj glossy color illustrated front panel w/brown rear panel. A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect & love for the earth, and concern for its destruction. The jacket art was based on a photograph by Edward Curtis. dj small tear on top edge, book has the ABBY Award Winner Book of the Year sticker on the front c... View more info

Catch the Wind - a book of windmills and Windpower

By: Dennis, Landt

Price: $23.38

Publisher: New York, NY, Four Winds Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 023837

Condition: Very Good


14 pp, blu linen boards w/silver lettering, wht-blk dj w/color pictorial front, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author & photographer. The book is a look at how windmills & windpower were used in the past & the problems & possibilities of windpower making a "comeback" today. ex-lib w/pocket in front & pocket in back that has newspaper clippings about windmill. View more info

Farewell to Texas : a Vanishing Wilderness

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039580

Condition: Very Good


xi, 242 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black illustration of two longhorns on the front cover and gilt lettering on the spine, borwn-black dj w/wht-blu lettering w/illustration of two longhorns on the front panel and black-and-white photo of the author on the rear panel. The book Farewell to Texas is the first volume of The American Wilderness Series. The author's book is a plea for the preservation of the wilderness areas. rubbed and small chips on the edges of th... View more info

The Big Book for Our Planet

By: Durell, Ann and George, Jean Craighead and Paterson, Katherine

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Dutton Children's Book: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009976

Condition: Very Good


136 pp, glossy light blue w/black-green-light yel pictorial front boards & dj. Collection of forty of best-loved authors & illustrators of children's books have pooled their talents in single volume, rem mark bottom edge. View more info

The Iron Woman

By: Hughes, Ted

Price: $23.76

Publisher: New York, NY, Dial Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029751

ISBN: 0803717962

Condition: Very Good


109 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards w/black cloth covered spine, dj light brown front panel w/blu spine w/wht-brown lettering w/color illustrated front and black-and-white illustrated back panel. When a giant iron woman arises from a marsh near a waste disposal factory, all men over eighteen turn into water creatures, and an entire coutnry must confront the problems of pollution. View more info

Boulder Canyon Dam Project : Speech of Hon. Hiram W. Johnson of California in the Senate of the United States

By: Johnson, Hon. Hiram W.

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Government Printing Office: 1928

Seller ID: 031017

Condition: Good+


31 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering. Speech given by Hon. Hiram W. Johnson of California in the senate on May 22, 1928. He was answering the speech given by the Senator from Utah (Mr. Smoot), who apparently against the project. slight foxing to the covers. View more info

Bobwhites in the Rio Grande Plain of Texas

By: Lehmann, Valgene Williams

Price: $131.75

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039963

ISBN: 0890961867

Condition: Near Fine


xv, 371 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/color illustrated front panel, brown-black lettering on the front panel & spine w/black lettering on the rear panel. The text contains more than two hundred illustrations, including eight color plates and forty-five drawings. The author discusses such tactics as brush control, regulated grazing, prescribed burneing, and food planting. The three central topics are the life habits... View more info

Tomorrow's Wilderness

By: Leydet, Francois

Price: $9.78

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Sierra Club: 1963

Seller ID: 006262

Condition: Very Good


262, Book represents the facts & interpretations that will determine what the wilderness will be. dj slight wrinkling along edges, small chips dj corners, couple small tears on dj. View more info