Category: History


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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

The Big Book of Real Building & Wrecking MacHines

By: Zaffo, George J.

Price: $12.54

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Edition: 1976 Printing

Seller ID: 030766

Condition: Very Good

unpaginated, green boards w/pictorial front cover. Book about the various construction equipment, and how a diesel engine operates. Also shows small building and wrecking hand tools. small tear bottom edge one of last pages. View more info

The Book of Airplanes : Missiles, Jets, Rockets, Helicopters, War Planes #2243

By: Zaffo, George J.

Price: $14.03

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Edition: 1976 Printing

Seller ID: 049268

Condition: Very Good

unpaginated, green-yel boards, illustrated front & rear covers. Book about the various airplanes, parts of airplanes, how to fly a plane, how engines operate, & airport operates. corners slight wear, prev owner's name on FPD. 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

The Unspiked Rail: Memoir of a Nevada Rebel

By: Zanjani, Sally Springmeyer

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Reno, NV, University of Neveda Press: 1981

Seller ID: 036026

ISBN: 0874170648

Condition: Very Good+

xix, 401 pp, glossy brown boards w/black title block on the spine w/wht lettering, dj wht-light brown w/pictorial front panel of George Springmeyer. Book from the Lancehead series. The story of George Springmeyer who grew up on a Carson Valley ranch, worked as a lawyer in Goldfield from 1906 to 1910 and as a US attorney in the twenties. The volume includes accounts of Pete Milich, George Gibson, Senator William Stewart, and Madam Sabrina among others. He was an i... View more info

California Gold - Story of the Rush to Riches

By: Zauner, Phyllis and Lou

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Tahoe Paradise, CA, Zanel Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 036063

Condition: Very Good

88 pp, grey SC wraps w/pictorial front panel w/dark brown lettering on the spine. A mini-history of the California Gold Rush of 1848. It describes some of the various places were gold camps were set up. View more info

Virginia City : a Pictorial History & Tour Guide : a Mini-History

By: Zauner, Phyllis and Lou

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Tahoe Paradise, CA, Zanel Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 036809

Condition: Very Good

59 pp, brown pictorial front & rear panels w/red lettering. The book describes the early days of Virginia City, how it was founded, Comstock Mine, the stories of the early millionaires, the Bank Crowd, and other history stories. View more info

Seventy-five Years of Life, Love and Adventure

By: Zeplin, Zeno, Illustrated by Jones, Judy

Price: $20.83

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Roger L. Zeller: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 040692

Condition: Near Fine

x, 118 pp, blue padded leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover and spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by author on the title page. Biography of Roger Zeller, his early years, his life in the military, as a POW and his escape, and his life after the war. The book contains photos of some of the planes that he flew. View more info

Behind the Mexican Mountains

By: Zingg, Robert M. and Carmichael, David L. and Peterson, John Allen w/intro by Campbell, Howard

Price: $19.34

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031851

ISBN: 0292798091

Condition: Near Fine

xxviii,307 pp, glossy brown SC wraps w/tan lettering w/pictorial front. In 1930, anthropologists Robert Zingg and Wendell Bennett spent nine months among the Tarahumara of Chihuahua, Mexico, one of the least acculturated indigenous societies in North America. This account provides a description of the landscape, people, traditions, language, and archaeology of the Tarahumara region. Zingg records his reactions to the people and their customs. View more info

Texas Connection: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

By: Zirbel, Craig I.

Price: $255.00

Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ, The Texas Connection Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039735

ISBN: 0963144901

Condition: Very Good+

[6], 323 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on the front cover & spine, glossy wht dj w/black lettering & red illustration. The author presents a distillation of more than twenty-five years of study of books, articles, and newspaper accounts dealing with the Kennedy assassination. He provides a fresh look at the assassination with a common sense solution. He conducts a criminal investigation that the Warren Commission should have initiated against its... View more info

Horse, Foot, and Dragoons : Sketches of Army Life at Home and Abroad

By: Zogbaum, Rufus Fairchild

Price: $233.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1888

Seller ID: 036591

Condition: Good+

176 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering & deco on the spine & stamped illustrated front cover, TEG (top edge gilt). The book has four sections : France, Great Britain, Germany, & United States. The section on France it titled War Pictures in Time of Peace, and the section on Great Britain contains "the British Grenadier and A Home of Tommy Atkins." The Germany section has Reiterlied & A Night with the Fourth Corps. The United States section has ... View more info

Childhood - Days - Wildwood Days (Growing Up in Lavaca County)

By: Zumwalt, Helen

Price: $140.25

Publisher: Hallettsville, TX, Helen Zumwalt: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author

Seller ID: 049022

Condition: Very Good

[6], 89 pp, white SC wraps w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. The author presents information on the early Pagel family that moved to Texas. She describes their home life and the work that they did as she and her family grew up. It contains information about the food, animals on the farm, their education, their neighbors and relatives, what they did for recreation. The book contains the family profiles of her siblings. Prev o... View more info