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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

If I Tell You a Hen Dips Snuff ... What Texas Good ol' Boys Mean When They Say What They Do

By: Bowman, Bob

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Lufkin, TX, Lufkin Printing Company: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 039626

Condition: Good+


x, 121 pp, orange leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on spine & front, dj orange-wht-red/wht-red lettering on the front & spine w/illustratedl front panel. A collection of farmboy homilies, ranch-hand proverbs, and log-cutter sayings. the book is misbound, pgs 71-86 are between pg 102 and pg 103. prev owner wrote on verso of the ffep, dj 1" chip missing at top of the spine, one inch chip missing bottom front corner of the rear panel. View more info

But I Wouldn't Have Missed it for the World! The Pleasures and Perils of an Unseasoned Traveler

By: Bracken, Peg

Price: $5.53

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1973

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 026994

ISBN: 0151149844

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 270 pp, quarterbound w/green boards w/grey cloth covered spine w/blu lettering, dj wht w/blk lettering & color illustrated front w/color pictorial back of author in various locales. The book is full of odd things, including some personal encounters, some reflections, some home truths and some traveling facts the author wishes she would have been aware of before starting out. View more info

Another Kind of Time

By: Brady, Joan B.

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Amityville, NY, Aah Ha Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037260

ISBN: 1889853550

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 146 pp, wht boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep, glossy white dj w/color illustrated front cover. This is the author's first book. The author shares with the reader a look into her life and takes them on a journey toward healing as the author and her mother share their final days together. View more info

Tales and Trails from the Lone Star Cactus State

By: Branhan, Annie

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Greenwich Book Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035367

Condition: Very Good+


160 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj blu-brown w/illustrated front & spine w/brown-white lettering w/photo of author on the back panel. The book relates the story of the author's childhood, youth and mature years on Texas farms. She describes everyday life and surroundings and practical problems. She tells of her Swedish ancestors and briefly describes life there. She describes the great variety of animal and insect life native to Texas. View more info

BRANIFF AIRWAYS, INC Application for Courtesy Card

By: Braniff

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Braniff Airways, Inc: 1957

Seller ID: 021083

Condition: Very Good


1 page, wht w/black lettering. Form 61-FO-2037 (Rev. 2-57) BNF 735 for a courtesy card from Braniff Airways, Inc. Form has a crease where it was folded in half widthwise & then folded in half lengthwise. View more info

BRANIFF AIRWAYS, INC Application for Courtesy Card

By: Braniff

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Braniff Airways, Inc: 1957

Seller ID: 021084

Condition: Very Good


1 page, wht w/black lettering. Form 61-FO-2037 (Rev. 2-57) BNF 735 for a courtesy card from Braniff Airways, Inc. Form has a crease where it was folded in half widthwise & then folded in half lengthwise. View more info

Fetishes and Carvings of the Southwest

By: Branson, Oscar T.

Price: $7.44

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Treasure Chest Publ., Inc.: 1976

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 011721

Condition: Very Good


64 pp, wht spine w/black lettering & w/red full color pictorial front & back. The Southwestern Indians have made & used fetishes since very early times. The usual concept of a fetish is an object in the form of a living thing made of any material. In the Indian society, a fetish may belong to an individual, a secret society, a clan or it may be the property of the entire tribe. A fetish is thought to bring good luck &, if treated properly & w/veneration, will help or give power to its possessor. View more info

Family Ties : Volume II : Old Letters

By: Bratton, Grissom, Harwell, Moore

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Oxford, MS, Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. 1982: 1982

Seller ID: 029712

Condition: Very Good-


235 pp, red SC wraps w/black lettering. some of the family letters are from these names : Head, McKinny, Starr, Fox, Childress, Huston, McCleskey, Cannon, Nelson, Craig, Wells, Coffey, Alexander, Spence, Inman, Gardmer-Seg;er. Hill, Short, Morrow, Kinard and many others. The book containa a collection of family letters from some of these family names. FILED THIS BOOK UNDER SIKPWITH PUBLISHING & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY View more info

Val Verde County : Images of America

By: Braudaway, Douglas Lee

Price: $14.41

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 026276

ISBN: 073850128X

Condition: Very Good+


128 pp, tan-black-dark brown SC wraps w/wraparound pictorial. The book tells the history of one of the largest counties in Texas. Del Rio is the county seat, but county also contains Langtry of Judge Roy Bean fame. Book features over two hundred images accompanied by informative paragraphs. one corner bumped. View more info

The Bandit Belle

By: Breihan, Carl W. with Rosamond, Charles A.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Hangman Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040014

Condition: Very Good+


144 pp, red boards w/two pictorial photos on the front cover. The book contains stories about Bella Starr, Black Bart, Hangin Judge Parker, Henry Starr. It has the life story of Henry Starr written by himself while he was in prison, true facts about "Hanging Judge Parker" and his handman George Maledon, Cherokee Bill and others. slight rubbing to the corners View more info

The Bandit Belle

By: Breihan, Carl W. with Rosamond, Charles A.

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Hangman Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040029

Condition: Very Good


144 pp, red boards w/two pictorial photos on the front cover. The book contains stories about Bella Starr, Black Bart, Hangin Judge Parker, Henry Starr. It has the life story of Henry Starr written by himself while he was in prison, true facts about "Hanging Judge Parker" and his handman George Maledon, Cherokee Bill and others. small chip on bottom edge front board and slight rubbing to corners. View more info

New Orleans Creole Recipes

By: Bremer, Mary Moore

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Metairie, LA, Dorothea Thompson: 1969

Edition: 24th Edition

Seller ID: 035663

Condition: Very Good-


86 pp, (4) index, light brown SC wraps w/red plastic binding, illustrated front cover. The booklet contains recipes for beverages, soups, gumbos, fish, shell-fish, game, poultry, meats, sauces, stuffings, omelettes, fritters, hors d' ouvres, sandwiches, salads, vegetables, pastries, desserts, candies, pickles, preserves, drinks and other items. light soiling on the front & rear covers. View more info

The Complete Book of Herbs - a Practical Guide to Growing & Using Herbs

By: Bremness, Lesley

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Studio Books: 1988

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 038007

ISBN: 0670818941

Condition: Very Good


288 pp, glossy light pink boards w/color pictorial front & rear panel, green-white illustrated endpapers, glossy wht dfj w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The book is a comprehensive & practical guide to grwoing and using herbs indoors and out. It is both a reference book and a sourcebooko fo ideas. View more info

The Parker Ranch Of Hawaii: The Saga of a Ranch and a Dynasty

By: Brennan, Joseph Payne

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, Mutual Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039709

ISBN: 1566476828

Condition: Very Good


xvii, [3], glossy yel SC w/green-black w/blu-green-brown-grey pictorial front cover. The book provides a picture of the ranch that it chronicles. It captures the life and times of the early settlers in Hawaiian history. View more info

This Here's a Good'un

By: Brett, Bill, Illustrated by Abshier, Frank

Price: $14.88

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025735

ISBN: 089096162X

Condition: Very Good+


120 pp, brown cloth covered boards, dj wht spine w/brown lettering w/pictorial front of the author. Stories about the strains of married life, hazards of obsession for deer hunting, drawbacks to being part of a family, & the foibles of politicians.He covers the way of life of the forests & swamps of the southeastern region of Texas. dj price-clipped, prev owner wrote on ffep. View more info

The Missionary Pioneer : or a brief memoir of the life, labors, and death of John Stewart

By: Brewer J. Mason

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1969

Seller ID: 016918

Condition: Near Fine


96 pp, green tweed spine w/black letters, boards patterned green & white. Reprint (facsimile) of 1827 edition published by Joseph Mitchell. The original title includes John Stewart, (Man of Color) founder, under god of the Mission among the Wyandotts at Upper Sandsusky, OH. View more info

The Missionary Pioneer : or a brief memoir of the life, labors, and death of John Stewart

By: Brewer J. Mason

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1969

Seller ID: 016919

Condition: Near Fine


96 pp, green tweed spine w/black letters, boards patterned green & white. Reprint (facsimile) of 1827 edition published by Joseph Mitchell. The original title includes John Stewart, (Man of Color) founder, under god of the Mission among the Wyandotts at Upper Sandsusky, OH. View more info

American Negro Folklore

By: Brewer, J. Mason

Price: $136.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Quadrangle Books: 1968

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038483

Condition: Very Good


xix, 386 pp, quarterbound w/yel cloth covered boards w/brown cloth covered spine w/gilt-dark brown lettering, Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the front pastedown, dj white, brown, and black w/illustrated front panel. The book provides the most complete collection of american Negro folklore ever published. The book is divided into ten parts: tales, the Negro's Religion, songs, personal experiences, superstitions, proverbs, rhymes, riddles, names, and children's rhymes and pastimes. The dj is chipped along the top & bottom edges, prev owner placed two pieces of adh tape across the b... View more info

Dog Ghosts and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales

By: Brewer, J. Mason w/foreword by Milling, Chapman J.

Price: $267.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 023869

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 124 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/black illustration on front, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. The inscription reads "To Roger D. Abrahams 6-30-1965 Thanks for a very pleasant and inspiring visit. J. Mason Brewer" Work by J. Mason Brewer, one of the nation's leading black folklorists. prev owner's name stamped on ffep, stamped on top & fore edges w/"Center for Intercultural Studies", (these are the only markings). Small spot on front cover bottom & back cover top. View more info