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The First Century of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 1867-1967

By: Carter, James David

Price: $19.51

Publisher: Waco, TX, The Texas Scottish Rite Bodies: 1967

Seller ID: 038002

Condition: Very Good


xv, 508 pp, purple boards w/gilt lettering and emblem on front cover. The book includes the background of Texas Scottish Rite Masonry and introduces the reader into Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas. It contains info on the Galveston, Austin, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Waco Scottish Rite Bodies. View more info

Stagecoach Inns of Texas

By: Carter, Kathryn Turner

Price: $35.28

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1972

Seller ID: 031309

Condition: Near Fine


xvii, 230 pp, red leatherette boards, brown dj w/wht lettering w/pictorial front. The book presents early Texas architectural information and biographical information w/many old Texana photographs and stage line routes, alos. It has information on the stagecoach inns in Alamo Heights, Alice, Anderson, Annona, Austin, Bastrop, Boerne, chappell Hill, Happy, Helotes, Hochheim, Lampasas, Rusk, Salado, San Antonio and many others. prev bookstore's label on front flap of dj. View more info

Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece

By: Cartledge, Paul

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, The Overlook Press: 2003

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 035425

ISBN: 1585674028

Condition: Near Fine


304 pp, black boards w/glossy cream-green-brown dj w/color illustrated front panel & spine. The author covers the rise and fall of this society beginning with 'Go, tell the SPartans!", followed by "The Spartan Myth," and ending with "A Crippled Kingship." View more info

A Baker's Dozen : we were thirteen the Caseys of Tuscola, Taylor County, Texas

By: Casey, Clifford B.

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Seagraves, TX, Pioneer Book Publishers, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 014433

Condition: Very Good


252 pp, red-gilt cloth boards w/illustrated front by Ron Reynolds. the story of the Casey Clan in Jim Ned Valley and the history of Taylor County,Texas. Covers the early settlers of Tuscola Valley, and Tuscola. View more info

ROMAN COINAGE IN BRITAIN

By: Casey, P. J., Illustrated by Photos & Charts

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Aylesbury, Bucks, UK, Shire Publications Ltd.: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 027881

Condition: Very Good


64 pp, wht SC wraps w/black lettering on spine w/color pictorial front. Booklet puts the coinage of the Roman period in perspective of the economic & political events of the time. View more info

Tarahumara Indians

By: Cassel, Jonathon F.

Price: $20.36

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038708

ISBN: 081110334X

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 12 pg plates, 160 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page, dj blu-brown-orange-wht color pictorial front & spine, black-and-wht photo of the author on the back panel, map endpapers. Study of the Tarahumara Indians who live in the inaccessible canyons of Mexico's Sierra Madres. The Tarahumara Indians were undernourished but still placed emphasis on the ability to run cross-country. several small tears on dj bottom edges & dj price-clipped, light foxing to the fore edge. View more info

Tarahumara Indians

By: Cassel, Jonathon F.

Price: $17.85

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038924

ISBN: 081110334X

Condition: Very Good+


xii, [12 pgs plates], 160 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering, black-and-white endpaper maps, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The account of the journey the author, his wife and son took into the Tarahumara Range of Mexico with two native guides and a dog. View more info

Nuevos Documentos Ineditos o Muy Raros Para La Historia De Mexico - Tomo II

By: Castaneda, Carlos E.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Mexico, Talleres Graficos De La Nacion: 1929

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038899

Condition: Good+


xii, 215 pp, light brown SC wraps w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by author on the top of the front cover. This book, volume 2, lists new unknown or very rare documents on the history of Mexico. It concerns the collection Garcia at the University of Texas. View more info

Rocky Mountain Madness: An Historical Miscellany

By: Cavell, Edward & Whyte, Jon

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Canmore, Alberta, Canada, Altitude Publishing Canada Ltd.: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039472

ISBN: 1551539136

Condition: Near Fine


144 pp, glossy grey-black-white pictorial SC wraps. The book is a celebration of the mountain dwellers and pilgrims, the guides, packers, wranglers and cooks, jinglers, tourists, Indians, climbers, painters, Mounties, writers, jitney drivers, photographers, poets, bears, shopkeepers, hunters and sportsmen, skiers, ne'er-do-wells, romantic fools and sweethearts who have been affected by Rocky Mountain Madness who have lived in or have visited the Rockies and Selkirks of Canada and who are herein held up to a light of their own making for our delectation and observation. View more info

These Are The Mexicans: Portrait of a Latin-American Neighbor

By: Cerwin, Herbert

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Reynal & Hitchcock, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001057

Condition: Very Good


384 pp, the book presents a picture of the country, its people, government, institutions and customs as they are today. dj spine missing 2" at top & 2" at bot. View more info

Shoes and - Ships and - Sealing Wax

By: Chamberlin, Ethel Glere

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1928

Seller ID: 028867

Condition: Good+


123 pp, quarterbound w/red-orange-purple-green color illustrated front & back boards w/red cloth covered spine w/black lettering. Collection of short stories about various things that Great Grandfather told Bobby and Sister Sue. Some of the stories are: The Story of the Fram, Penguins, about thimbles, pianos, newspapers, erie canal, the lighthouse, about blotters, shoes, spoons, pins, totem poles. and other stories. front corners are worn, light foxing to free endpapers View more info

The Enduring Rock : history and Reminiscences of Blackwell, Okla., and the Cherokee Strip

By: Chambers, Homer S.

Price: $212.50

Publisher: Blackwell, OK, Blackwell Publications, Inc.: 1954

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 039583

Condition: Good


[8], 120 pp, dark red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the FPD. The author compiled these sketches of history, reminiscences, incidents and personalities in chronological order from the Louisiana purchase down through the founding of Blackwell and through its pioneer period. Also has brief information on the towns of Braman, OK and Nardin, OK. several stains on the front cover along w/some insect depredations along the top edge and spine. View more info

Exploits and Anecodotes of the Scottish Gypsies : Their Origin, Character, and Manners

By: Chambers, William

Price: $191.25

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, William Brown: 1896

Edition: Facsimile

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 026489

Condition: Very Good-


68 pp, light cream SC wraps w/parchment dj, w/title & author printing on the dj, this is #15 of 100 that was printed on fine paper. The original was printed in 1821, facsimile edition, limited and numbered. Top edge of the pages are uncut as is the fore edge of some of the pages(the book has never been read.) Contains the anecdotes of Jean Gordon among others. dj front seperate & chipped on spine, dj spine missing, dj front flap missing. View more info

An Englishman in the American Civil War : the Diaries of Henry Yates Thompson 1863

By: Chancellor, Sir Christopher w/preface by Whitehill, Dr. W. M.

Price: $25.46

Publisher: New York, NY, New York University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 026375

ISBN: 0814713564

Condition: Very Good-


xviii, 185 pp, red cloth covered boards, dj light green, brown, blu w/red lettering w/color wraparound illustration. Henry Yates Thompson, a young Englishman, travelled in America after leaving Cambridge in 1863. He left a perceptive account of his journey. He talked to everyone he met: to politicians & to wounded soldiers on the battlefield, to generals & to hotel-keepers, to preachers & to slaves, to academics & to farmers. He travelled deep into the West, visiting salve famrs in eastern Maryland, and stood next to General Grant during the battle of Chattanooga. Diary is illustrated with me... View more info

Gun Collecting

By: Chapel, Charles Edward

Price: $8.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1939

Edition: 7th Impression

Seller ID: 018118

Condition: Very Good


x, (1), 232 pp, blue cl bds w/cream ltrs, dj brown-blk w/illustrated front & spine. The book offers information for expert as well as beginner on how & where to acquire guns, with general historical outline of gun development. dj chipped along edges w/1.7"x3" chip missing top frt edge. View more info

Guns of the Old West

By: Chapel, Charles Edward

Price: $31.03

Publisher: Fairfax, VA, Odysseus Editions, Inc.: 1995

Seller ID: 036804

Condition: Near Fine


(12), 306 pp, red pigskin Saderra leather boards, Himalaya grain. stampe w/gilt deco & lettering, four raised ribs on the spine, red bookmark ribbon, aeg (all edges gilt), 300-denier silk moiré silk endpapers. Privately printed for the members ofThe Firearms Classics Library. Chapel's greatest work, reflecting extensive research and a deep knowledge of firearms. The author discussed, described and illustrates the guns that were used in the Old West View more info

The National Watercraft Collection

By: Chapelle, Howard I.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution: 1960

Seller ID: 023670

Condition: Very Good


xi, 327 pp, light blu cloth covered boards w/dark blu lettering on the spine, w/wht lettering & drawing on the front, & dark blu drawing on back. United States National Museum Bulletin 219. This collection was established in 1884 as the "Section of American Naval Architecture" by Captain Joseph William Collins, who served as unofficial curator for the first years of its existance. The basic collection consisted of a large number of builder's half-models used in the construction of vessels. slight rubbing on corners w/slight wear & bump on the corners. View more info

Owners of Preferred Stock Letter

By: Chapman, Joseph

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Public Utilites Consolidated Corporation: 1935

Seller ID: 037369

Condition: Very Good


1 sheet (8-1/2" x 10-15/16), letter to the owners of preferred stock of Public Utilites Consolidated Corporation who have not deposited with any committee or depositary. It informs the holder that they need to send in their certificates for the common stock of the new company. View more info

Texas Wit & Wisdom

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $10.16

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 7th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 032091

ISBN: 1556222572

Condition: Very Good


233 pp, black-wht SC wraps w/color pictorial front, SIGNED by the author. Collection of Texas fun and humor. A collection of hundreds of anecdotes, humorous stories, wild tales, and wisdom from the often wacky, but always wonderful, world of the Lone Star state. prev owner wrote on the half title page. View more info

Texas Wit & Wisdom

By: Chariton, Wallace O.

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing, Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 032838

ISBN: 1556221355

Condition: Very Good


233 pp, glossy black boards w/wht lettering w/color pictorial front, SIGNED by the author. Collection of Texas fun and humor. A collection of hundreds of anecdotes, humorous stories, wild tales, and wisdom from the often wacky, but always wonderful, world of the Lone Star state. prev owner wrote on the half title page. View more info