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TEXAS FESTIVALS the Most Complete Guide to Celebrations in the Lone Lone Star State

By: Albright, Dawn, Illustrated by Photos

Price: $7.61

Publisher: El Campo, TX: Palmetto Press, 1991:

Seller ID: 025621


Soft Cover. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 195 pp, glossy blu SC wraps w/yel lettering w/color illustrated front, slight curl to back cover. Volume describes more than 300 annual events across the state. View more info

The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure

By: Almaraz Jr., Felix D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038699

Condition: Near Fine


100 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering, wraparound illustration. San Antonio, TX has five former Spanish Missions. Author reconstructed the land tenure system that began w/the Spaniards jurisprudential right of discovery. slight sunning to the dj spine. View more info

The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure

By: Almaraz Jr., Felix D.

Price: $19.13

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038700

Condition: Near Fine


100 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering, wraparound illustration. San Antonio, TX has five former Spanish Missions. Author reconstructed the land tenure system that began w/the Spaniards jurisprudential right of discovery. View more info

The Texas ABC Book

By: Alter, Judy

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Picnic Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039052

ISBN: 0938150014

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrated front cover. An alphabet book about Texas ranging from the Alamo, Bluebonnet, Cowboy, Davis Mountains to Zephyr. small light stain on front cover by the first word. View more info

The Texas ABC Book

By: Alter, Judy

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Picnic Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040295

ISBN: 0938150014

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrated front cover. An alphabet book about Texas ranging from the Alamo, Bluebonnet, Cowboy, Davis Mountains to Zephyr. small light stain on front cover by the first word. View more info

The Texas ABC Book

By: Alter, Judy

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Picnic Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040535

ISBN: 0938150014

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrated front cover. An alphabet book about Texas ranging from the Alamo, Bluebonnet, Cowboy, Davis Mountains to Zephyr. View more info

Texas Almanac : The Source for All Things Texan Since 1857 : 2008 - 2009

By: Alvarez, Elizabeth Cruce & Plocheck, Robert

Price: $10.41

Publisher: Dallas, TX, The Dallas Morning News: 2008

Seller ID: 049122

ISBN: 0914511408

Condition: Near Fine


736 pp, glossy green-light brown-brown papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels, color illustrated endpaper maps. The book contains more than 250 photos from the Gulf of Mexico to the West Texas mountains and detailed relief maps of the state and each of its 254 counties. It has an overview of archeology in Texas with a list of sites to visit, a look at the Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas, a history of Cajuns in Texas, and a history of minor league baseball in Texas. 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

From Sunflowers to Bluebonnets : Kansas Kids, Texas kids and Classroom Crises

By: Anderson, Edna M.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1974

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 035402

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 110 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/blu lettering w/blu illustration on front panel, dj tan w/blue lettering and w/blu illustration on front panel & photo of author on the rear panel, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The biography of Edna Anderson who was an elementary school teacher in Kansas and Texas for over forty-eight years. The book is in four parts with the first part about teaching in country schools, second part about town schools, third part about city schools and the last part about Texas schools. dj has stain on front panel & spine. The inscription above... 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

Amado Maurillo Peña, Jr.

By: Anderson, Howard L.

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Robert Stephan Young Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Illustrator

Seller ID: 039524

ISBN: 0960706801

Condition: Very Good


217 pp, cream cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering on the spine & front cover, glossy color illustrated dj of Peña's "Juntos" painting, Inscribed and SIGNED by the illustrator on the half title page. Collection of 74 plates that are reproductions of the works of art produced as offset prints, serigraphs, watercolor, pen and ink drawings, tiles, mixed media, etchings, lithographs, line etching and aquatint, and engravings. contains twelve photographs that pertain to the artist's life. 5000 cc's of the first edition were produced. dj rubbed along edges w/small tear on ... View more info

Texas Folk Medicine : 1,333 Cures, Remedies, Preventives, & Health Practices

By: Anderson, John Q.

Price: $30.60

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 032721

Condition: Very Good


xix, 91 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/red lettering on spine & black illustrated frog on front cover, dj cream w/brown-black lettering & w/black illustrations on the front panel of dj & photo of author on the back, SIGNED by illustrator. Whaley #69. Paisano book number five for the Texas Folklore Society. Collection of folk medical practices that were passed down orally from generation to generation. As the American frontier moved westward, pioneers had to make substitutions for herbs & medicinal plants no longer available, hence the prickly pear, aloe vera & other plants common to the S... View more info

To Whom the Earth Belongs

By: Anderson, Ruth L.

Price: $41.61

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1965

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 036904

Condition: Very Good+


58 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj front & spine brown w/wht lettering & authors photo on the rear panel, Inscribed & SIGNED "To Ella Bridges Chandler a pleasnat summer visitor Mrs. "Andy" Ruth Love Anderson." The story of Stella and her husband, Dave bound to a daily struggle with the earth, their inner selves, God. 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

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $10.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021301

ISBN: 0292707584

Condition: Very Good+


64 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, dj dark blue spine w/wht lettering, dj front & back illustrated blu-wht bluebonnet flowers w/orange title block. Guide that explores the lore and legend, its history, its role in Texas culture and folkways of the State flower. dj tear on the front repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in mylar Brodart protector. View more info

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021302

ISBN: 0292707584

Condition: Very Good+


64 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, dj dark blue spine w/wht lettering, dj front & back illustrated blu-wht bluebonnet flowers w/orange title block. Guide that explores the lore and legend, its history, its role in Texas culture and folkways of the State flower. dj small tear on the front bottom repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in a Brodart mylar protector. View more info

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $7.44

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 024680

ISBN: 029270447X

Condition: Very Good


64 pp, glossy blu papercovered boards w/white lettering on spine, color illustrated endpapers w/bluebonnet flowers & maps. Guide that explores the lore and legend, its history, its role in Texas culture and folkways of the State flower. bumped top corner at spine. View more info

Shells and Shores of Texas

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $55.25

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

Seller ID: 036427

ISBN: 0292775199

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 365 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, dj light blu-brown-dark green-wht w/illustrated front & rear panels, dj spine blu-aqua w/black lettering. A treasury of information on the mollusks of the shallow marine waters of Texas and also the history and ecology of the entire coastal area. The author has included the geologic range, ecological information, and translation of biological names. dj spine sunned & chipped at top of the spine. View more info

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 039898

ISBN: 0292707584

Condition: Very Good+


64 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, dj dark blue spine w/wht lettering, dj front & back illustrated blu-wht bluebonnet flowers w/orange title block. Guide that explores the lore and legend, its history, its role in Texas culture and folkways of the State flower. dj small tear on the front bottom repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in a Brodart mylar protector. 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