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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

Taste of Texas Cookbook

By: Angel, Joy Moffett

Price: $11.01

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027200

ISBN: 0890156212

Condition: Very Good


127 pp, red imitation leather boards w/gilt lettering, dj brn-tan-orange-wht w/color wraparound pictorial. Around 300 recipes for down home Texas cooking! Texas department of agriculutre developed the Taste of Texas program to promote food products grown and processed in Texas. 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

Thunder in the Southwest : Echoes from the Wild Frontier

By: Arnold, Oren

Price: $28.48

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033680

Condition: Very Good


ix, 237 pp, green cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj white-brown-yel w/color illustrated front panel & spine. The book contains sixteen episodes which occurred a the time when the six-shooter and the noose were the law of the land. Some of the stories are: Black ghosts of Bisbee, Number one Bandit, Bluff and Blood at Tombstone, the Stolen Sisters, Baron of the Border, Feud Fury, Insurrecto!, Jailbrids of the old Southwest, We Remember Pancho, O Pioneers and others. dj stained on front & rear panels. View more info

Texans, Guns & History

By: Askins, Col. Charles

Price: $36.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Seller ID: 039283

ISBN: 0876910185

Condition: Very Good+


ix, 246 pp, red boards w/gilt lettering, dj light orange w/black-red lettering w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The author tells of the early days of the West when it was young and frisky, raw and booming. Some of the characters in the book are McNelly's Rangers, Capt. John Hughes, El Paso's Marshal Dallas Stoudenmire, Sam Bass, John Wesley Hardin, Bonnie and Clyde, Capt. Frank Hammer, and many others. The author describes some of the early Texans and how they made the most of their opportunity in early Texas. prev owner stamped a W on the ffep. View more info

The Texas Indians

By: Atkinson, Mary Jourdan

Price: $24.95

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038066

Condition: Very Good


xx, 250 pp, yel-black cloth covered boards w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel and endpaper maps, dj brown-black w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel. The book provides the story of the Ameircan aborigine who roamed the prairies of Texas and the Southwest. It tells how he lived, worshiped his gods, fought his wars, his sciences, and his laws. reprint of Radar #198. dj small stain at bottom of the spine w/small chips along the top & bottom edges. View more info

The Texas Indians

By: Atkinson, Mary Jourdan

Price: $68.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039532

Condition: Very Good-


(16), 345 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel and endpaper maps, bibliography p. 335-345. The book provides the story of the Ameircan aborigine who roamed the prairies of Texas and the Southwest. It tells how he lived, worshiped his gods, fought his wars, his sciences, and his laws. Rader #198. slight soiling to the boards, spine sunned, some discoloration to front & rear hinges. View more info

The Regional Vocabulary of Texas

By: Atwood, E. Bagby

Price: $29.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 050889

ISBN: 0292733496

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 273 pp, red cloth boards w/silver letters. Vocabulary survey that was concerned primary with Texas and is to a great extent obsolescent. Many of the regional words reflect an era when most of the citizens were rural or knew something of rural life, before mechanization had become too commonplace. The word usages were collected in direct interviews w/men & women of the Southwest. dj small chips on top edge of the dj, sunning of the spine, dj price-clipped, prev owner wrote on the ffep in Spanish. View more info

Lone Star Legacy II: A Texas Cookbook

By: Austin Junior Forum

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Junior Forum, Inc.: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 038167

ISBN: 0960715215

Condition: Very Good


364 pp, red boards w/red plastic spiral binding w/color pictorial front & back. A Texas cookbook published by the AUstin Junior Forum. View more info

Lone Star Legacy II: A Texas Cookbook

By: Austin Junior Forum

Price: $13.18

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Junior Forum, Inc.: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 038876

ISBN: 0960715215

Condition: Very Good


364 pp, red boards w/red plastic spiral binding w/color pictorial front & back. A Texas cookbook published by the AUstin Junior Forum. View more info

Lone Star Legacy II: A Texas Cookbook

By: Austin Junior Forum

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Junior Forum, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 040085

ISBN: 0960715215

Condition: Very Good


364 pp, red boards w/red plastic spiral binding w/color pictorial front & back. A Texas cookbook published by the Austin Junior Forum. View more info

Lone Star Legacy : A Texas Cookbook

By: Austin Junior Forum

Price: $11.05

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Junior Forum, Inc.: 1985

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 050557

ISBN: 0960715207

Condition: Good+


364 pp, blue boards w/blue plastic spiral binding w/color pictorial front & back. A Texas cookbook published for the Texas Sesquicentennial Celebration. several pages have food stains. View more info

Mad Man in Waco : The Complete story of the Davidian Cult, David Koresh, and The Waco Massacre

By: Bailey, Brad & Darden, Bob

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Waco, TX, WRS Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Soft Cover Printing

Seller ID: 034917

ISBN: 1567960278

Condition: Good


xiv, 284 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blu-green-black-yel-orange color pictorial front cover w/black spine w/wht lettering. The story of David Koresh, the Branch Davidians and their clash with the FBI and ATF at Mt. Carmel, Texas. View more info

Who's Who in Texas : a Biographical Directory Being a History of Texas

By: Bailey, Emory E.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Who's Who Publishing Company: 1931

Seller ID: 040585

Condition: Good


[16], 334 pp, dark blue cloth covered boards w/embossed lettering & deco on the front cover & spine. A history of of Texas as illustrated in the lives of the builders and defenders of the state, and of men and women who are doing the work and molding the thought of the present time. The first sixteen pages consist of article on Texas by Ross Sterling, then info on Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, El Paso, Austin, Beaumont and Armarillo. prev. owner's bookplate on the FPD, top half inch of the spine has been chewed on and is missing. View more info

Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People

By: Baker, D.W.C.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Association: 1991

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 037606

ISBN: 0876111088

Condition: Fine


xxii, 727 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy grey dj w/green-maroon lettering. a reference volume on Texas history that was originally published in 1875. Baker arranged the Scrap-Book's collection of material into four sections: Historical, Biography, Miscellany, and Statistical. This volume contains the index which was published by Richard Morrison in 1984. View more info

Ghost Towns of Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1986

Edition: 5th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050004

ISBN: 0806121890

Condition: Very Good-


xii, 196 pp, glossy white-brown SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel w/black spine w/white lettering. SIGNED by author on the half title page. In preparation of the book, the author identitifed over one thousand abandoned towns in Texas. He selected approximatelyy three hundred for actual site documentation. He used three criteria for selecting the ghost towns for this book. The first requirement was the site had to offer something for visitors to see. The second requriement was sites would have to have public access. The third was to give the entire state of Texas equal treatme... View more info

Building the Lone Star: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Sites

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $25.08

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051326

ISBN: 0890962898

Condition: Near Fine


xxi, (2), 333 pp, black clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/sepia & black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. The book presents more than a hundred historic engineering sites in Texas pictured and described. The appendix provides brief descriptions of hundreds more engineering works in Texas. View more info

Lighthouses of Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay w/foreword by Holland, F. Ross

Price: $46.71

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050763

ISBN: 0890964815

Condition: Very Good+


xv, 128 pp, green clothcovered boards w/bright blu lettering on the spine, SIGNED by author on the half title page, w/date 23 Oct 2011. glossy green dj w/color illustrated front panel w/white-black lettering on front panel & spine. The author presents the comprehensive story of the lighthouses and lightships of Texas. It focuses on the ten surviving light stations as well as the two lightships that formerly served the Texas coast. Prev owner wrote on the ffep as a gift. View more info