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A Ride on Mother's Back: A Day of Baby Carrying Around the World

By: Bernhard, Emery

Price: $12.33

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034346

ISBN: 0152008705

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, green boards & dj w/green spine w/wht-orange lettering w/color illustrated front and rear panels, color illustrated map endpapers. Explores the ways in which people from a variety of cultures carry their young ones, and describes what children see and learn as they are carried. View more info

Zephyr Yesterday and Today with 120 genealogies of Zephyr's pioneer Families

By: Bettis, Mrs. Jesse B. (Avis) and Baird, Mrs. Mattie (McKinney) & profiles by Hochhalter, Mrs. A.R.

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Zephyr, TX, Mrs. Bettis & Mrs. Baird: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 014188

Condition: Good+


264 pp, tan SC wraps w/pictorial front. Centennial Edition 1879 - 1979. Covers the Vann family in early Brown County, railroad, businesses yesterday, cyclone, first state bank, land, religious life, government and other items. slight soiling to the wraps. View more info

The Paper Republic the Struggle for MOney Credit Adn Indeeendence in the Republic of Texas

By: Bevill, James P.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Houston, TX, Bright Sky Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051734

ISBN: 1933979259

Condition: Near Fine


352 pp, brown orange tan illustrated dj and boards. The author takes the reader on a tour of the financial instruments issued to fund the Texian war macine. He combiners a detailed numismatic history of each piece of coin and currencey used in the Republic. SIGNED by author on the title age. View more info

Lightning Inside You: And Other Native American Riddles

By: Bierhorst, John

Price: $11.26

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow & Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036472

ISBN: 0688095828

Condition: Near Fine


104 pp, quarterbound w/light brown boards w/dark brown cloth covered spine w/glossy blu-brown-wht-yel-green dj w/color wraparound illustration. Collection of 140 riddles translated from twenty different languages, including Aztec, Comanche, Maya, Onondaga, Pawnee, and Quechua. It contains examples of courtship riddling, hunter's riddling, lifepor-death riddling, story riddling and others. View more info

German Pioneers in Texas : a Brief History of Their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements

By: Biggers, Don H.

Price: $33.58

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Publications, Inc.: 1986

Edition: 2nd Reprinting

Seller ID: 049096

ISBN: 089015385X

Condition: Very Good


[6], 230 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, white dj w/black-borwn illustrated front cover and text on the rear cover. The book was about the German settlement of Fredericksburg and provides an excellent documentation of the events in its founding, colonization, its hardships, and its days of glory. Prev owner wrote the ffep as a gift. View more info

Quest for the Pillar of Gold: The Mines & Miners of the Grand Canyon

By: Billingsley, George H. & Spamer, Earle E. & Menkes, Dove and edited by Scott, Sandra and Price, L. Greer

Price: $246.50

Publisher: Grand Canyon, AZ, Grand Canyon Association: 1997

Seller ID: 039800

ISBN: 0938216562

Condition: Near Fine


xi, 112 pp, green-grey SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel w/black lettering. This publication is a synopsis of the prospectors, their times and mines, and the minerals they found in and around the Grand Canyon. It is a consolidation of data on the subject. It is arranged in geographical presentation, from west to east across the region. View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030068

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards, dj black-tan w/tan lettering on the spine. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $7.61

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037402

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Good+


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. An ex-library book w/markings that were marked out w/marker on all three edges, remnants of card holder on rfep & RPD, marked on front & rear pastedowns WD 06-07/ View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038380

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards, dj black-tan w/tan lettering on the spine. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. couple small light stains on the front panel of the dj. View more info

Primitive Man and His Ways

By: Birket-Smith, Kaj and translated by Duffell, ROy

Price: $7.44

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The World Publishing Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009907

Condition: Very Good


247 pp, brown-green-white dj, light green boards w/black title block on the spine, gilt lettering. Patterns of life in some native societies. Author examines the culture & customs of six primitive peoples, evaluating the factors & that have formed & set their characteristics. They are Aborigines of Australia, desert Tuareg, Maori, Lapps, and the North American Indian. dj chipped at top of spine, prev owner wrote on ffep. View more info

SS Hell on the Western Front : The waffen-SS in Europe 1940-1945

By: Bishop, Chris

Price: $11.69

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, MBI Publishing Company: 2003

Seller ID: 036722

ISBN: 0760314020

Condition: Near Fine


182 pp, glossy red-aqua-grey boards & dj w/pictorial front & rear panels, aqua spine w/wht lettering. The book describes the formation and growth of the Waffen-SS from Hitler's bodyguard to a fully-fledged combat arm, and its usage in Western Europe. It has accounts of the Waffen-SS in action in France and the Low Countries in 1940, the Balkans in 1941 and Normandy, Arnhem and the Ardennes in 1944. It features infamous divisions as the Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, Das Reich, Totenkopf and Hitlerjugend. View more info

Tales from the Brush Country

By: Blackwell, Bunyan

Price: $16.15

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Company: 1963

Seller ID: 051642

Condition: Very Good+


xi, (1), 183 pp, dark green cloth covered boards w/black illustration on fhe front cover and black letterin on the dj spine. dj yel-green-black illustration on the front cover and spine w/black and white photo of the author, on the rear panel of the dj . The book contains one story by J. Frank Dobie, one by O. Henry, one by Bogfoot Wallace and four stories by the author. The setting for the stories are during the great Depresiion, the place in the arid drought stricken ranch in South Texas. jA seven year old boy helps a rancher save his herd. View more info

Pawnee Passage: 1870-1875

By: Blaine, Martha Royce

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037000

ISBN: 0806123001

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 345 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/wht lettering, dj orange w/black-wht lettering w/illustrated front panel. The author tells the story of the Pawnee removal to a new reservation. This resulted in deliberate reduction of the chiefs' powers, restrictions on traditional activies and other harsh government politices shattered Pawnee lifeways. View more info

Gurps Cyberpunk : High-Tech Low-Life Roleplaying Sourcebook

By: Blankenship, Loyd and edited by Jackson, Steve and Lambard, Creede

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steve Jackson Games: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033952

ISBN: 1556341687

Condition: Near Fine


128 pp, blu color illustrated covers w/pink lettering. Cyberpunk is a style defined by two elelments. The first is interaction of man with technology and the second is struggle. Cyberpunk tries to accurately reflect "real-world" human nature and stresses style above all else. View more info

the Real Book about Ships (Real Book Series)

By: Block, Irvin

Price: $11.01

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books,: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001628

Condition: Very Good


211 pp, Story about ships and sailing. History of ships and how they were built and improved upon by many varied peoples. stain on dj spine, dj chipped on top & bottom and corners. View more info

the Real Book about The Mounties (Real Book Series)

By: Block, Irvin

Price: $11.01

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001629

Condition: Very Good


HB. BCE edition. 8vo, 183, Story of Mounties & enforced law during early days of Canada's great northwest frontier. "Uphold the Law" & "Get Your Man" . dj stain on spine, dj chip top & bottom spine & corners. View more info

Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore

By: Boatright, Mody

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 049044

Condition: Very Good+


(8), 143 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXI. The collection of seven tales: Corridos of the Mexican Border, The ENvious and the Envied Compadres, Do Rattlesnakes Swallow Their Young?, Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians, John Tales, The Literary Growth of the Louisiana Bullfrog, and In Defense of Mrs. Mann. foxing spots on the top edge of the book. View more info

Gib Morgan : Minstrel of the Oil Fields

By: Boatright, Mody C.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 031680

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. xi, 104 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blu-wht illustrated endpapers of standard cable-tool rig & a string of standard cable tools. This book resulted from a study of the impact of the oil industry upon the folklore & folkways of America. Gil Morgan created & disseminated an odyssey of comic folklore equal to the best in the Crockett Almanacs and superior to the best in the Paul Bunyan legend. Reprint of the Texas Folk-lore Society of 1944. Carl Hertzog - #9. this reference ... View more info

Gib Morgan - Minstrel of the Oil Fields

By: Boatright, Mody C. & edited by Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $33.58

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 050061

Condition: Very Good-


xi, 104 pp, blue clothcovered boards w/blu-gilt lettering on the spine, white endpapers w/blu illustrations of standard cable-tool rig and a string of standard cable tools. This is Texas Society Publication Number XX. Morgan was a hero and poet, a cop who who wore no man's livery, flattered no master, celebrated no deeds but his own. He was a legenary character and a real life person. Stories are told of him wherever American oil crews and technicians have gone. Dobie pg 144 folk tales about Gib rather than minstrelsy. Hertzog #9 (these references are for the first printing). Only ... View more info

Singers and Storytellers

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 035573

Condition: Very Good


298 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & green illustration of road-runner on the front cover, top edge stained green, dj brown w/wht-blk lettering w/illustrated front panel. Collection of twenty-nine essays that include tall tales, short sayings, ghost stories, family stories, hound dogs and other anecdotes. Includes thirteen hand written pages on notepaper about about Folk Music. some light foxing to the endpapers and edges of the book, slight wear to the dj at top & bottom of the spine, prev owner's name on the FPD. View more info