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Outlaw Tales : Legends, Myths, and Folklore from America's Middle Border

By: Young, Judy Dockrey and Richard

Price: $6.16

Publisher: Little Rock, AR, August House Publishers, Inc.: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 029547

ISBN: 0874831954

Condition: Very Good+


224 pp, glossy SC wraps w/wht spine w/orange-black lettering w/color illustrated front & photo of the authors on the back panel. Talesof outlaws and desperados are on of the few types of folklore that are peculairly American. Outlaw tales serve as the "urban legends" of the period from 1850 to 1930. Stories about Belle Starr, Wild Bill, Saloons, hanging judges, Jesse & Frank James, vigilantes, hole-in-the-wall gang, and other tales. View more info

Texas, Her Texas: The Life and Times of Frances Goff

By: Young, Nancy Beck and Gould, Lewis L. w/preface by Richards, Ann W.

Price: $13.56

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Assn: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038102

ISBN: 0876111592

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 224 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. Francis Goff pursued three public careers. She played a role in state politics, first as an aide and supporter to Coke Stevenson and Allan Shivers, then during the 1950s she shifted to Jack Cox and George Bush. Then in she became a close political adviser of Ann Richards. Her second career ws with the M.D. Anderson Cancer Hospital. Her third career was as director of the Blue bonnet Girls State Program for the American Legion Auxiliary. View more info

The Navaho Language : the Elements of Navaho Grammar

By: Young, Robert and Morgan, William

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Education Division United States Indian Service: 1943

Seller ID: 020896

Condition: Very Good


vi, 123 pp, viii, 247 pp, v, 101 pp, brown cloth covered boards. The elements of Navaho grammar with a dictionary in two parts containing basic vocabularies of Navaho and English. Book is composed of three parts, an outline of Navaho grammar, a Navaho-English vocabulary, and an English-Navaho vocabulary. some rubbing to the boards w/slight wear on corners. View more info

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(s)

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

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