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THE POLITICAL CONSPIRACIES PRECEDING THE REBELLION or the True Stories of Sumter and Pickens

By: Anderson Lieut. Col., Thomas M.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1882

Seller ID: 023398

Condition: Good


100 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, decorative endpapers, dedication page has inscription "Compliments of the author" on top of the page. Book provides an account of the conspiracies immediately preceding the Rebellion of 1861 against the authority of the National Government of the United States of America. The plots were connected with the sieges of Fort Sumter and Fort Pickens. worn on the corners, prev owner's name stamped on copyright & dedication page, dedication page tear repaired, rear flyleaf tear repaired, and stained on top edge of the boards. View more info

Reflections : An Album of West Texas History, 1840-1990

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Charles G. Anderson: 1990

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 034799

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 496 pp. brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine w/illustration on the front cover, pictorial front endpapers and map rear endpapers, #1739 of 2000 cc's. The book has information on General William Read Surrey, settlers, buffalo, Inidans, Josiah Wright Mooar, Willma Henry Snyder, Nunn Brothers, forts, dugouts, cities, law and order, ranching, oil, education, war and the military and other information. The book contains quite a few photographs concerning the area. View more info

American Indian Literature and the Southwest: Contexts and Dispositions

By: Anderson, Eric Gary

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 034326

ISBN: 0292704887

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 225 pp, glossy black-olive green-red SC wraps w/red-wht lettering, illustrated front panel. The author explores the Southwest as a real and a culturally constructed site of migration and encounter. View more info

The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing In The Promised Land, 1820-1875

By: Anderson, Gary Clayton

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040893

ISBN: 0806136987

Condition: Near Fine


x, 494 pp, quarterbound w/red boards w/red cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, glossy dark red-black dj w/orange-red-white lettering. The book explores the race relations during the Mexican Republic, the Republic of Texas and early statehood. The author exposes the ethnic warfare that dominated the frontier. The struggle between Anglos and Indians for land. He tells how Scotch-Irish settlers clashed with Wichitas, Caddos, and other farming tribes and then challenged the Comanches and Kiowas for their hunting grounds. He tells how the Texas government encouraged the Rangers to annih... View more info

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Texas Women

By: Anderson, Greta

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Teh Globe Pequot Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049459

ISBN: 0762712732

Condition: Very Good


x, 118 pp, glossy tan-white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel w/dark brown-dark red lettering, red spine w/white lettering. A Twodot Book. The book presents brief biographies on the following six women: Sarah Bowman, Martha White McWhirter, Cynthia Ann Parker, Mary Ann "Molly" Dyer Goodnight, Sofie Herzog Huntington, and Sara Estela Ramirez. View more info

Recollections and Reflections of a Texian

By: Anderson, Justin Van Gordon w/intro by Frantz, Joe B.

Price: $33.96

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 007204

Condition: Good


174 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering. The book is the recollections of the author of events during his life and also some events that took place before his time. slight water damage to the endpapers and pastedowns. View more info

Recollections and Reflections of a Texian

By: Anderson, Justin Van Gordon w/intro by Frantz, Joe B.

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Autographed Letter Signed By Author

Seller ID: 033382

Condition: Very Good+


174 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, grey dj w/illustated front panel & photo of author and friend on the back panel. Includes SIGNED letter by the author. The book is the recollections of the author of events during his life and also some events that took place before his time. slight water damage to the endpapers and pastedowns. View more info

A Pictorial History of Hale County, Texas

By: Andrews, Danny

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Plainview, TX, Plainview Daily Herald: 1992

Seller ID: 038957

Condition: Very Good+


132 pp, blue boards w/silver lettering & illustration on the front board. The book provides a history in pictures of Plainview and Hale County for the late 1800's through the present. View more info

Texas Shells : a Field Guide

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $24.23

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1981

Seller ID: 040474

ISBN: 0292724314

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. slight crease on upper left corner of the rear panel. View more info

Texas Shells : a Field Guide

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1981

Seller ID: 040608

ISBN: 0292724314

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. View more info

Sea Shells of the Texas Coast

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $195.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 049275

ISBN: 0292701373

Condition: Near Fine


xvii, 298 pp, specially bound w/light brown silk screened linen fabric designed by the author w/black lettering on the spine, dark brown illustrations on the front cover & dark brown lettering on the front cover, dark brown endpapers w/a SIGNED limited edition bookplate on the FPD, this is No. 23 of 55 cc's, slipcase light brown clothcovered. The book is Inscribed Happy Shelling! on the half title page and SIGNED. Therefore the book is doubled signed by the author. The book contains 369 mollusk photograhs and 65 line drawings that go with the text. She has written a guide to the moll... View more info

Sea Shells of the Texas Coast

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Seller ID: 050865

ISBN: 0292701373

Condition: Very Good-


xvii, 298 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj blu w/wht lettering and w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book contains 369 mollusk photograhs and 65 line drawings that go with the text. The author has written a guide to the mollusks and to the barrier islands of Texas. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. Lowman Printing Arts in Texas pg 32 & 71. some light foxing to the first couple of pages, light sunning top edge of boards, prev owner's name on the ffep. View more info

Maryland's Way - The Hammond-Harwood House Book Cook

By: Andrews, Mrs. Lewis R. and Kelly, Mrs. J. Reaney

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, The Hammond-Harwood House Association: 1963

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 049407

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 372 pp, [1], red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, pink-red illustrated endpapers of letters, dj light tan w/red illustration and black-red lettering. The Hammond-Harwood House was designed and built in 1774 for Matthias Hammond, by a brilliant colonial architect, William Buckman. The house has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The book contains a collection of traditional recipts selected from three centuries of Maryland Cooking with 145 illustrations of the Maryland Scene. dj spine sunned, dj rear panel some soiling w/small tears to several of the corners, dj in... View more info

Guide to U. S. Government Maps: Geologic and Hydrologic Maps Preliminary Edition

By: Androit, Laurie

Price: $25.29

Publisher: McLean, VA, Documents Index: 1978

Seller ID: 036566

Condition: Near Fine


brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains over 5,800 entries w/entries and annotations taken from teh cumulative volumes of publications of the Geological Survey, 1879-1961 and 1962-1970, annual supplements for 1971 through 1976, and the monthly lists of New Publications of the Geological Survey from January 1962 through December 1977. The book contains the following series: coal investigations maps, geophysical investigations maps, geologic quadrangle maps, hydrologic investigations atlases, miscellaneous geologic investigations maps, Missouri Basin studies maps, misce... View more info

Cowboys #8341

By: Anonymous

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1958

Seller ID: 034863

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, glossy yel-blu boards w/color illustrated front panel of cowboy chasing a cow to rope it. The book describes the cowboy's life. prev owner wrote name on title page, slight wear to corners. View more info

Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho - an Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho

By: Anonymous w/notes & bibliography by Peltier, Jerome

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Ross & Haines, Inc.: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038922

Condition: Very Good+


190 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering, light brown dj w/dark brown lettering & illustrations. This book is an account of the crimes of the Slade gang and its authorship has never been determined. The book describes how Bannock City was infested w/desperadoes, about efforts to banish murderers from Banncok City, Henry Plummer in California, western Idaho, Plummer elected sheriff, stage robberies, execution of desperadoes at Virginia City, the execution of Plummer, and more. Dykes western outlaw books p23. dj price-clipped, small spot on fore edge. View more info

Stock Certificate for One Hundred Shares of Appalachian Gas Corporation

By: Appalachian Gas Corporation

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Appalachian Gas Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 036384

Condition: Good


1 sheet (8-3/4" x 12-1/4"). tan-red-black illustrated w/dark red illustrated border & white front panel w/text. This is stock certificate #NC16637 for 100 shares of common stock dated Nov 9, 1931. The company was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware. The certificate is signed by the assistant secretary and president. It was countersigned by The Chemical Bank & Trust Company. the certificate has burnt chip on the two ends 1-1/2" x 3/8" and has 1/2" x 1/2" hole & charred damage in center of the certificate. View more info

Stock Certificate for One Hundred Shares of Appalachian Gas Corporation

By: Appalachian Gas Corporation

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Appalachian Gas Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 036385

Condition: Fair+


1 sheet (8-3/4" x 12-1/4"). tan-red-black illustrated w/dark red illustrated border & white front panel w/text. This is stock certificate #NC17580 for 100 shares of common stock dated Nov 20, 1931. The company was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware. The certificate is signed by the assistant secretary and president. It was countersigned by The Chemical Bank & Trust Company. the certificate has burnt chip on the two ends 1-1/2" x 3/8" and has hole burnt in the middle harred damage in center of the certificate (1/2" x 2-1/4") View more info

A History of West, Texas 1836-1920 - Conflict of Conservative Cultures

By: Apperson, Henry Milton

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1969

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038494

Condition: Very Good


vi, 71 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The book contains a description of the development of the city of West, Texas from 1836 to 1920. The building of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad caused considerable economic expanison that resulted in the founding of the town of West. Many of the immigrants of Czech and German descent began arriving as early as 1872. dj soiled, chip missing top of the spine, prev owenr wrote on dj front w/ball point. View more info

Tthey Also Flew : the Enlisted Pilot Legacy 1912-1942

By: Arbon, Lee

Price: $22.10

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022376

ISBN: 1560981083

Condition: Near Fine


xxii, 264 pp, quarterbound w/light green papercovered boards w/olive green cloth covered spine w/red lettering, dj olive w/red-green lettering on spine w/illustrated wings in white & green chevrons on front. Book contains the history of the enlisted pilots from the first pilot, Corporal Burge, Army aviation, World War 1 enlisted pilots, Sergeants return to flying school (1924-1933), Sergeant pilots join the battles (1942) and other info. Contains appendixes that contain the names of the Sergeant pilots trained under public law 92. View more info