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Lone Star Literature : From the Red River to the Rio Grande

By: Graham, Don w/foreword by McMurtry, Larry

Price: $35.70

Publisher: New York, NY, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034165

ISBN: 0393050432

Condition: Near Fine


733 pp, quarterbound w/orange boards and green spine, dj light blu-brown-green w/color pictorial front & spine. The collection traces the continuing legacy of Texas literature, dispite generational and cultural differences, the authors share a landscape and a history that inspires them. The authors range from Any Adams, John Lomax, O. Henry, Sallie Matthews, Walter Webb, J. Evetts Haley, Dorothy Scarborough, J. Frank Dobie, A.C. Greene, John Graves, Kiny Friedman, Rick Bass, Sandra Cisneros, Robert Flynn, Larry McMurtry, Edwin Shrake, Americo Paredes adn many others. View more info

In a Narrow Grave : Essays on Texas

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $233.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1968

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 039365

Condition: Very Good


177 pp, light tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front, light brown paper label on the spine w/black block, dj brown w/ black title block on front & spine w/lettering in light brown of the dj, photo of Larry McMurtry on the back. This is the third printing "B" on the copyright page. Collection of essays on Texas. Whaley #dj. price-clipped, prev owner wrote on the FPD as a gift in 1969. View more info

Desert Rose

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $51.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038935

ISBN: 0671461435

Condition: Near Fine


254 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards w/purple cloth covered spine, blu-wht-grn-yel dj w/pink-purple lettering w/color illustrated wraparound. Author writes of Harmony, a lead dancer in a Las Vegas casino and her daughter Pepper, is also beautiful and is on her way up, as Harmony is on the way down. dj price-clipped. View more info

Anything for Billy

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $16.36

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013032

ISBN: 0671642685

Condition: Very Good+


382 pp, quarterbound w/blu papercovered boards w/blu cloth spine, dj brown-blu-red w/color wraparound pictorial. Novel about the life and times of Billy Bone, better known as Billy the Kid, legendary outlaw & gunman. View more info

Desert Rose

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $165.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 027742

ISBN: 0671461435

Condition: Near Fine


254 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards w/purple cloth covered spine, blu-wht-grn-yel dj w/pink-purple lettering w/color illustrated wraparound, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author. Author writes of Harmony, a lead dancer in a Las Vegas casino and her daughter Pepper, is also beautiful and is on her way up, as Harmony is on the way down. dj price-clipped. View more info

The Evening Star

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $89.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 027740

ISBN: 0671685198

Condition: Near Fine


637 pp, quarterbound w/black papercovered boards w/red cloth spine, blk-orange-wht dj w/color pictorial front, SIGNED by the author. The story of Aurora Greenway, her maid Rosie & Patsy coming to grips in various ways with middle age or old age, of narrowing down of things, having to deal with life. View more info

In a Narrow Grave : Essays on Texas

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $178.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1968

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 027705

Condition: Near Fine


177 pp, light tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front, light brown paper label on the spine w/black block, dj brown w/ black title block on front & spine w/lettering in light brown of the dj, photo of Larry McMurtry on the back. This is the fourth printing "C" on the copyright page. Collection of essays on Texas. Whaley #38. View more info

Leaving Cheyenne

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $318.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row: 1962

Seller ID: 023093

Condition: Fair


299 pp, cream cloth boards w/black & orange lettering, dj brown-dusty rose w/pictorial front & spine, black slipcase. The book traces the progress of three West Texas people along that sundown trail. The three characters are a serious rancher, free-spirited cowhand, and the sensitive sense-filling woman. Southwest Landmark: Number Three. dj spine sunned, stain on fore edge, worn on the bottom edge, of the front board, ex-libr w/black felt markings on the title page, perforated library markings on the title page & on the first two pages of text, dj price-clipped with $4.95 sticker at the bott... View more info

The Desert Rose

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023089

ISBN: 0671461435

Condition: Very Good


254 pp, quarterbound w/grey papercovered boards w/purple cloth spine, dj is blu-wht-pink-grn w/color wraparound pictorial. Harmony, lead dancer in Las Vegas casino is the central figure. story about Harmony's star starting to fall while her daughter Pepper's star is rising. View more info

Cadillac Jack

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $51.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023091

ISBN: 0671454455

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 395 pp, tan boards w/red cloth spine, red-yel dj w/color frt & spine. The hero of Cadillac Jack, a rodeo cowboy, turned antique dealer, whose gypsy life links the worlds of Texas, backroads of flea markets & small- time collectors & Washington social-political high life. View more info

Somebody's Darling

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $51.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023088

ISBN: 0671243942

Condition: Very Good


347 pp, blu cloth covered boards, wht-blk-blu dj w/color pictorial front & photo of the author on back. Novel of Hollywood where Jill is about to become industry's first successful woman director. View more info

Streets of Laredo

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $28.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022539

ISBN: 0671792814

Condition: Very Good+


589 pp, quarterbound w/tan papercovered boards w/black cloth spine, tan-purple-brn dj w/color pictorial wraparound. The book is the sequel to Lonesome Dove. At the center is Captain Call, now a bounty hunter hired to track down & kill the young Mexican bandit Joey Garza. View more info

Texasville

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $23.80

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022243

ISBN: 0671625330

Condition: Very Good


542 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards w/blue cloth covered spine w/silver lettering on the spine, dj gilt w/red lettering outlined in white on spine & front, color illustrated front. rem marks on bottom edge. Texas of the mid 1980's "in the trough of the oil glut" sequel to The Last Picture Show View more info

Cadillac Jack

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $48.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019532

Condition: Very Good


395 pp, tan boards w/red cloth spine, red-yel dj w/color frt & spine. The hero of Cadillac Jack, a rodeo cowboy, turned antique dealer, whose gypsy life links the worlds of Texas, backroads of flea markets & small- time collectors & Washington social-political high life. View more info

A Book of Photographs from Lonesome Dove

By: Wittliff, Bill w/foreword by McMurtry, Larry and intro by Harrigan, Stephen

Price: $1,020.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051717

ISBN: 0292713118

Condition: Near Fine


xxiv, 164 pp, dark green cloth covered boards and slipcase, leaher spine and brown leaher emblem on the front board w/embossed lettering on the spine, green-brown illustrated endpapers, SIGNED by author on the half title page. folder w/ two loose prints that are numbered and signed by Wittliff. Wittliff presents more than one hundred images that were created by him. He took these photographs during the filming of the Lonesome Dove ministries. View more info