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Proceedings : upon the trial of the action brought by Mary Elizabeth Smith against the right Hon. The Earl Ferrers

By: N/A

Price: $250.75

Publisher: London, England, William Pickering: 1846

Seller ID: 014717

Condition: Very Good-


412 pp, (20 pp), w/blu-blk marbled boards. Action against the Right Hon. Washington Sewallis Shirley Earl Ferrers for breach of promise of marriage. Damages laid at 20,000 pounds before Mr. Justice Wightman and a special jury. new endpapers, one ffep has small chips along edges, book has been professionally rebound quarter leather. View more info

75th Anniversary : the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

By: 75th Anniversary Committee A. and M. College of Texas, Illustrated

Price: $38.25

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1950

Seller ID: 026771

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, maroon SC wraps w/leather pattern, w/gilt-maroon label on front cover. A 36 page booklet commemorating the the 75th Anniversary of Texas A&M. Contains a brief history of Texas A&M along with the services they provide. View more info

The Story of a Dark Plot or Tyranny on the Frontier

By: A.L.O.C.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Warren Press: 1903

Seller ID: 012880

Condition: Good


198 pp, maroon cloth boards w/gilt letters. The book is about temperance in Eastern Canada. Volume about an assault on W.W. Smith a temperance worker in Province of Quebec. W.W. Smith was engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in Brome County. slight wear top & bottom of the spine, corners slight wear, prev owner's name on ffep View more info

Alaska, 1899, Copper River Exploring Expedition

By: Abercrombie, Captain W. R.

Price: $65.88

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050847

Condition: Very Good


169 pp, 168 plates, map, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine and blind stamped deco on the front & rear boards. The expedition report covers the construciton work on the trans-Alaskan military road and explorations in the Chettyna Valley during 1899. View more info

Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore

By: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Price: $18.70

Publisher: Austin, TX, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051634

Condition: Near Fine


151 pp, (3), red cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, tan-orange-black dj w/illustration of black wagon on front. This is number xxxvii of the publications of the Texas Folklore Society. It is a collection of fourteen essays on Texas folklore and folk life. It contains articles by Mody Boatright , Ronnie Tyler, and others. View more info

Both Sides of the Border - a Scattering of Texas Folklore

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L.

Price: $24.23

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051521

ISBN: 1574411845

Condition: Very Good+


xi, 304 pp, burnt-orange colored clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy brown-green-white dj w/pictorial front cover and text rear cover. Publication of the Texas Folklore Society LXI . The chapters are organized thematically, and include favorite storytellers like James WardLee, Thad Sitton, and Jerry Lincecum. The book is divided into four sections: Remembering our Ancestors, Texas-Mexican Folklore, Miscellaneous Memorabilia,and The Family Saga. Prev owners name stamped on ffep and address label on the pastedown of the front cover. View more info

Deep down in the Jungle : Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia

By: Abrahams, Roger D.

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Aldine Publishing Company: 1970

Seller ID: 039819

ISBN: 0202010929

Condition: Good+


ix, 278 pp, black SC wraps w/black-grey-white illustrated front panel w/black-orange lettering on the front & rear panels & spine. This volulme broadcasts the voice of the urban black. It presents the oral folklore of the black ghetto and establishes its relationship to the lifestyle of black men who are its creators and spokesmen. some rubbing to the covers. View more info

Austin and Commodore Perry

By: Adair, A. Garland and Perry, E.H.

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundtn Inc.: 1956

Seller ID: 033355

Condition: Good


xiv, 234 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, wht glossy dj w/black-green lettering. The book records the progress of Austin, Texas during the course of the last fifty years as recorded in the activities & influence of Commodore E.H. Perry, Sr. dj stain on back cover, dj chipped on the edges, foxing to the endpapers, dampstaining on the boards View more info

Austin and Commodore Perry

By: Adair, A. Garland and Perry, E.H.

Price: $39.74

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundtn Inc.: 1956

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 050956

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 234 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, wht glossy dj w/black-green lettering. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The book records the progress of Austin, Texas during the course of the last fifty years as recorded in the activities & influence of Commodore E.H. Perry, Sr. small chips edges of the dj. View more info

Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country

By: Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M.

Price: $18.70

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1956

Seller ID: 039238

Condition: Very Good-


xxxi, 296 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/illustrated front panel w/orange spine w/white-black lettering. A collection of tales of trail and camp that touches on every aspect of range life. Some of the titles are Strong on the Breed, Joe Jenks' Pet Ox, Bear-Sign Artist, Miss Precilla June Jones, Miss Sallie of Shot-a-Buck Crossing, Chasing Mustangs, Pig-Fat adn SLick as Weasels, Old Turk and the Slicker, El Lobo's Sweetheart, Voting Bonds to the Railroad, How Doc Langford got his Nickname, and many more. slight fading to the spine, slight rubbing to the edges. View more info

Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country

By: Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M.

Price: $27.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1956

Seller ID: 040068

Condition: Very Good


xxxi, 296 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/illustrated front panel w/orange spine w/white-black lettering. A collection of tales of trail and camp that touches on every aspect of range life. The fifty tales are told at twenty-one different campfires. Some of the titles are Strong on the Breed, Joe Jenks' Pet Ox, Bear-Sign Artist, Miss Precilla June Jones, Miss Sallie of Shot-a-Buck Crossing, Chasing Mustangs, Pig-Fat adn SLick as Weasels, Old Turk and the Slicker, El Lobo's Sweetheart, Voting Bonds to the Railroad, How Doc Langford got his Nickname, and many more. slight fading to the... View more info

The Rampaging Herd

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $45.48

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, John T. Zubal, Inc.: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016786

ISBN: 0939738058

Condition: Very Good


463 pp, grn cloth boards w/blk title w/gilt letters on spine,dj grn-wht w/pictorial front, dj sunned on front. A bibliography of books and pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry. View more info

The Cowman Says it Salty

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $45.90

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, The University of Arizona Press: 1971

Seller ID: 023424

ISBN: 0816503117

Condition: Near Fine


xv, 163 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj green w/wht lettering w/illustrated front, green marbled endpapers. The speech of the cowboy grew out of the solitude, nearness of the stars & the bigness of the country. He molded language to suit his own needs & employs his words in a manner that best suits him. Collection of some of the cowboy slang. dj slight rubbing on edges, dj small scuff mark on back panel. View more info

The Old-Time Cowhand

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1961

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 025355

Condition: Very Good


354 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The author talks straight about what the cowhand really did and thought. His copunching, broncbusting, trail driving: his rodeo riding, poker playing, socializing; his horse, guns, rope, clothing, sleeping bag; his eating & drinking habits. everything about this vanished breed is told w/absorbing authenticity. Six-Guns #12 View more info

The Rampaging Herd

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034744

Condition: Good


xix, 463 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine. A bibliography of books and pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry. The book has 2651 listings. edges rubbed, worn at hinge on the back cover top, prev owner wrote on the ffep. View more info

The Cowboy & His Philosophy

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $61.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1967

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051015

Condition: Very Good


[6], 51 pp, [3], quarterbound w/yellow white papercovered boards w/dark grayish blue cloth spine on which the title is lettering in gitl, and w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED on front flyleaf page by the author, limited & numbered - this being #648 of 750 cc's. This is the first volume of Adams's trilogy on the American Cowboy. Adams listed of the collected sayings on several pages, some concern horses, riding, Mexican Horse Maxims and teh philosophy of Charlie Russell. The book contains two printing errors: p.24 line 9 (then/them), and p. 26, line 14 (champ/ca... View more info

The Horse Wrangler & His Remuda

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $53.98

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED Author

Seller ID: 051043

Condition: Near Fine


(4), 51 pp, (1), brown clothcovered boards w/pale orange yellow paper labe w/photo of wrangler & title in black on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by author "Cordially Yours Ramon F Adams" on the front free flyleaf. Photos of cattle roundup on the endpapers. This is cc #493 of 850. The book is about the extra horses that each cowboy herded together, and the low man on the totem pole who looked after them. Whaley #73. View more info

The Horse Wrangler & His Remuda

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $53.98

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED Author

Seller ID: 051046

Condition: Near Fine


(4), 51 pp, (1), brown clothcovered boards w/pale orange yellow paper labe w/photo of wrangler & title in black on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by author "Cordially Yours Ramon F Adams" on the front free flyleaf. Photos of cattle roundup on the endpapers. This is cc #776 of 850. The book is about the extra horses that each cowboy herded together, and the low man on the totem pole who looked after them. Whaley #73. View more info

The Old-Time Cowhand

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $36.98

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1961

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 051102

Condition: Very Good


x, 354 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, brown dj w/black-orange illustrated front panel w/black-orange lettering w/white rear panel w/text. The author talks straight about what the cowhand really did and thought. His copunching, broncbusting, trail driving: his rodeo riding, poker playing, socializing; his horse, guns, rope, clothing, sleeping bag; his eating & drinking habits. everything about this vanished breed is told w/absorbing authenticity. Six-Guns #12. book several small insect stains on the fore edge, dj spine sunned, small chips along top edge of the front panel... View more info

A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051130

Condition: Good


ix, 310 pp, dark gray clothcovered boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author provides an attempt to correct some of the false accounts that have been written about Billy the Kid. The author points out and corrects some of the various legends that have been repeated for more than seventy-five years. Six-guns #9 View more info