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Singers and Storytellers

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

Price: $18.28

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

Seller ID: 049930

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 and advertising text on the rear panel. Collection of twenty-nine essays that include tall tales, short sayings, ghost stories, family stories, hound dogs and other anecdotes. small tears to dj at top & bottom of the spine w/small tears along the top edge of the dj. View more info

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

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

Price: $32.73

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 050316

Condition: Very Good


vi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine & dark brown illustration on the front cover, dj brown w/black illustrated front panel w/red-black lettering on the front cover, spine and rear cover. Review Copy slip loose in the book. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXXII. The collection of tales include: Fifteen Mexican Tales, Two Treasure Tale,s Shivarees and Charivaris: Variations on a Theme, Freud's Muth of the Primal Horde, Texas Stream Names, The Cowboy in the British West Indies, "The Texas Rangers" in Aberdeenshire, Folk... View more info

Virginia Historical Genealogies

By: Boddie, John Bennett

Price: $117.73

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Publishing Company: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050372

Condition: Very Good


xiv, [2], 384 pp, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The book contains the genealogies of various families in Virginia, Maryland, and South Carolina. Some of the family names are: Stone, Smallwood, Smith, Claiborne, Travis, Newton, Gregg, Colclough, Reade, Pace, Moore, Godwyn, Crayfford, Warren, Davis, Ruffin, Eldridge, Glood, Gray, Haynes, Norwood, Sledge, and many more. prev owner's address label on ffep, prev owner stamped on the ffep, some underlining and marking in the text, small stain on fore edge of the book, the front & rear joints of the book are discolore... View more info

Hobo Jungle : a Quarterly Journal of New Writing

By: Boerger, Ruth and Erdrich, Marc

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Roxbury, CT, Hobo Jungle: 1988

Seller ID: 024904

Condition: Good+


Soft Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 62 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering, Collection of poems, part 4 of novel "The Other Dance", and short stories. small tear on fore edge of some of pages. View more info

Gold Dust and Gunsmoke: Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Vigilantes

By: Boessenecker, John

Price: $33.58

Publisher: New York, NY, John Wiley & Sons Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039725

ISBN: 0471319732

Condition: Near Fine


xiii, 367 pp, [2], orange papercovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy black dj w/grey-white-black pictorial front and rear panels w/yel-orange-white lettering. The book contains tales of teh California territory of the mid-nineteenth century, where disputes were settled with six-shooters adn the lines of justice were in perpetual flux. Vigilance committees took justice into their own hands. Six penalties were traditionally handed down: hanging, whipping, ear-cropping, head shaving, branding or banishment. View more info

Islam Origin and Belief

By: Bogle, Emory C.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025530

ISBN: 0292708610

Condition: Near Fine


HB. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. xxvii, 162 pp, red cloth covered boards. The book details the family relationships of the prophet Muhammad and his closest associates. It also places emphasis on Shi'ism. View more info

The Journal of Southern History May 1996 Vol. LXII, No. 2

By: Boles, John B.

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Athens, GA, Southern Historical Association: 1996

Seller ID: 034957

Condition: Very Good


205-446 pp, 20 pp ads, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The journal contains the following articles: Gresham's Laws Labor Managment on an early-eighteenth-century chesapeake plantation, A Jacksonian Democrat in Postbellum alabama the ideaology and influence of journalist Robert McKee 1869-1896, and Mexicans mechanization and the growth of corporate cotton culture in south Texas, the Taft Ranch 1900-1930. View more info

The Journal of Southern History August 1997 Vol. LXIII, No. 3

By: Boles, John B.

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Athens, GA, Southern Historical Association: 1997

Seller ID: 034959

Condition: Very Good


495-724 pp, 16 pp ads, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The journal contains the following articles: The limits of antislavery thought in the Revolutionary Lower South - John Laurens and Henry Laruens, Saint Domingue in Virginia - ideology, local meanings, adn resistance to slavery 1790-1800, deference and violence in the postbellum urban south - manners and massacres in Danville, Virginia, and Bogalusa Burning - the war against biracial unionism in the deep south - 1919. View more info

The Journal of Southern History February 2002 Vol. LXVIII, No. 1

By: Boles, John B.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Athens, GA, Southern Historical Association: 1999

Seller ID: 034964

Condition: Very Good


1-256, 20 pp ads, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The journal contains the following articles: Tom Watson revisited, suffrage restriction in Post-Reconstruction Texas, The campaign for racial purity and the erosion of paternalism in Virginia 1922-1930, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commisiion and Beach Intergration, 1959-1963. View more info

The Private Soldier Under Washington

By: Bolton, Charles Knowles and edited by Filler, Maurice

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Williamstown, MA, Corner House Publishers: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050103

Condition: Near Fine


xiii, 258 pp, blue clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, white dj w/blu illustrated front panel w/green lettering on the front panel & spine. The book is a reprint of the edition published in 1902. the author describes how Washington's army was formed and maintained, the varieties and sources of food, relations between officer and privates, camp duties and diversions, army hospitals and prison ships, attitudes and feelings of the ordinary foot soldier. slight sunning to spine, prev owner placed adhesive tape on bottom of the dj spine. View more info

The Codex Magliabechiano Notes and Commentary and the Book of the Life of the Ancient Mexicans - 2 Volumes

By: Boone, Elizabeth and Nuttall, Zelia

Price: $110.29

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 050093

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 250 pp, xix, 92 pp, bound in light brown papercovered boards w/orange-black illustrations on front and rear covers, light brown endpapers ribbed pattern endpapers, light brown clothcovered slipcase. The volumes are facsimile reprints. The University of California Press published in 1903 the first color facsimilie of the Magliabechiano manuscript. This edition provides a useful edition of the codex for those interested in the preconquest and early colonial cultures of Central Mexico. Book one is the Codex Magliabechiano and the Lost Prototype of Magliabechiano Group. The codex is ... 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(s)

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

Artie Bostock, Tory

By: Bostwick Jr., Frank J.

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Charlottetown, Canada, Irwin Printing Co., Ltd.: 1983

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 031637

Condition: Very Good


97 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/black lettering & illustration on the front panel. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The Loyalist tale of a Massachusetts boy and his family trapped in the vise of history on the eve of the American Revolution. He has to make a choice between conscience or compliance with the peer pressure and the tyranny of the mob. View more info

A Civil War Treasury of Tales, Legends & Folklore

By: Botkin, Benjamin A.

Price: $15.51

Publisher: New York, NY, Promontory Press: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027782

ISBN: 0883940493

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 625 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu w/wht-red lettering. This volume contains a sampling of Civil War storytelling of all types-personal narratives, anecdotes, hero tales, legends, historical traditions, yarns, tall tales, jests, strange tales, and fables. Contains over 330 stories arranged chronologically & by subject. View more info

The Doctors' Big Black Bag of Cures and Remedies

By: Bottom Line Books

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Stamford, CT, Bottom Line Books: 2009

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 050736

ISBN: 0887235727

Condition: Very Good+


ix, 342 pp, maroon SC wraps w/yel-brown border and yellow lettering on the spine & front cover. The publishers through their research have built a network of leading physicians in alternative and conventional medicine. View more info

MacKenzie's Last Fight With the Cheyenne : a Winter Campaign in Wyoming and Montana

By: Bourke, Captain John G. w/intro by Peters, Joseph P.

Price: $51.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Argonaut Press LTD.: 1966

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 034382

ISBN: 0006527196

Condition: Near Fine


vii, 56 pp, quarterbound w/blu cloth covered boards w/black cloth covered spine w/silver lettering. A facsimile reprint of the two articles which originally appeared in the Journal of the Military Service Institution of the United States. The story of the campaign against the Northern Cheyenne and the wake of destruction brought about by the troops. View more info

MacKenzie's Last Fight With the Cheyenne : a Winter Campaign in Wyoming and Montana

By: Bourke, Captain John G. w/intro by Peters, Joseph P.

Price: $42.08

Publisher: New York, NY, Argonaut Press LTD.: 1966

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 051424

ISBN: 0006527196

Condition: Near Fine


vii, 56 pp, quarterbound w/blu cloth covered boards w/black cloth covered spine w/silver lettering. A facsimile reprint of the two articles which originally appeared in the Journal of the Military Service Institution of the United States. The story of the campaign against the Northern Cheyenne and the wake of destruction brought about by the troops. View more info

Parcel Post in Foreign Countries

By: Bourne, Jr. Hon. Jonathan

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1912

Seller ID: 050363

Condition: Good+


326 pp, red SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. This report presents the data that was collected from foreign countries concerning parcel post shipping and the convention for exchange of postal parcels of the international postal union. spine is sunned, bottom front corner of cover is missing, chipped at bottom of the spine, small tear on the rear cover. View more info

Killing the Hidden Waters

By: Bowden, Charles

Price: $306.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018025

ISBN: 0292764391

Condition: Very Good+


viii, (2), 174 pp, light blue-wht tweed cloth boards w/black lettering, dj blu-wht w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Book is a study of the southwestern US from the perspective of the "mining" of the vital resource of water & what it has meant for the people & the land. The lives of the desert O-otam offer opportunity to study the impact of groundwater development. Author sees current prosperity using the resources at a rate greater than their natural replacement. very light stamping on all three edges by previous owner. View more info

The Best of East Texas

By: Bowman, Bob

Price: $14.03

Publisher: Lufkin, TX, Lufkin Printing Company: 1979

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 034190

Condition: Very Good


xi, 120 pp, light brown boards w/gilt lettering on spine & front, dj brown w/yel-wht lettering on the spine w/pictorial front. A guidebook with a collection of the best foods, places, people and events. prev owner wrote on ffep View more info