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Salt Pork to Sirloin - the History of Baylor County, Texas from 1878 to 1930 & the History of Baylor County from 1878 to Present - 2 Volumes

By: Baylor County Historical Society

Price: $276.25

Publisher: Seymour, TX, Baylor County Historical Society: 1977

Seller ID: 038704

ISBN: 0089151679

Condition: Very Good


(8), 407 pp, xii, 565 pp, 2 volumes. Volume 1 - (1972) brown cloth covered boards w/black illustrated front cover. The first 227 pages conatin information on the county, businesses, clobs, photos, communities, churches, doctors, bar and bernch, miscellaneous, schools and ranches. This is followed by 179 pages of family histories. Volume 2 - (1977) - has green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustrated front panel. It contains information on County Officials, early days, special days, churches, businesses, cattle brands, ranches, farms, communiites, schools and more family hi... View more info

Salt Pork to Sirloin - the History of Baylor County, Texas from 1878 to 1930 - Volume 1

By: Baylor County Historical Society

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Seymour, TX, Baylor County Historical Society: 2004

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 039798

Condition: Very Good


(8), 407 pp, glossy tan SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel and w/plastic black spiral binding. The first 227 pages contain information on the county, businesses, clubs, photos, communities, churches, doctors, bar & bench, miscellaneous, schools and ranches. This is followed by 179 pages of family histories. Some of the ranches Waggoner or Three D Ranch, Hopkins Ranch, Harrison Ranch, Bar X Ranch, Hash Knife Ranch, Spur, Double Spur, Boone and others. Wayne Gard wrote a short article titled "Cattle Empire of Waggoners." View more info

Texas Thirties

By: Beane, Wilhelmina

Price: $28.48

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1963

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 040759

Condition: Very Good+


xiii, [3], [8 pp photos], 176 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine & illustration on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep, dj brown w/dark brown lettering & illustration on the spine & front cover. A collection of stories from the events of the early thirties. The author has covered a variety of subjects that reveal the pride and courage of the Texans during the Great Depression. small tears along the top ege of the dj, slight sunning to the dj spine, and a light stain along the edge of the rear panel of the dj. View more info

The Texas Sampler : a Stitch in Time

By: Bearden, Donna and Frucht, Jamie

Price: $19.51

Publisher: Governor's Com. on Aging: 1976

Seller ID: 011030

Condition: Very Good+


224 pp, brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering, tan dj w/pictoria front. The book was published for the Bicentennial year. Book was collection of fascinating stories from the older citizens of Texas. small tear top of dj spine, label "From Office of The Governor" pasted to ffep w/writing. View more info

Horses I Have Known

By: Beazley, William O.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Abilene, TX, Hardin-Simmons University Press: 1985

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 040304

ISBN: 0910075034

Condition: Very Good+


[8], 263 pp, blu leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, glossy light brown-wht dj w/pictorial front panel w/black lettering. The book is story about the Six White Horses at Hardin-Simmons University that the author was associated with. They and their riders and the Cowboy Band appeared in parades around the country and at President Carter's inauguration. This is his story of some of the adventures around the country when they were traveling with the horses. View more info

Texas Bug Book : The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly : Revised Edition

By: Beck, Malcolm and Garrett, Howard

Price: $26.78

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

Edition: 2nd Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 049668

ISBN: 0292708696

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 168 pp, glossy black SC wraps w/wht-light orange lettering w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The authors provide detailed instructions on how to identify, understand the life cycle of, and control or protect Texas insects, mites, snails, slugs, nematodes, and other critters. The book also has color photos and black-and-white drawings to help identify the bugs. The authors provide an organic approach to pest control. View more info

Images of Texas Quarterly : Spring 1982

By: Beckendorf, Charles

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, Charles Beckendorf: 1982

Seller ID: 007097

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, light tan SC wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book uses the town of Fredericksburg & shows some of the buildings. The quarterly was published f/artist's customers & for new friends & customers to introduce them to his art. Quarterly has shows some of the artist's work w/prices for the prints. This quarterly has a page w/ customers comments. prev owner mark on front cover. View more info

Adventures with a Texas Naturalist

By: Bedichek, Roy w/intro by Bass, Rick & foreword by Mewhinney, H.

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, The University of Texas Press: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 050219

Condition: Very Good+


xxix, 330 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine. Jenkins #13, Greene 50 #37. Dobie and Webb forced Bedichek to isolate himself and write Adventures with a Texas Naturalist, spending a winter in an upper room at Webb's Friday Mountain Ranch. This book is for Texas what Walden is for New England. The book contains twenty-two chapters of essays on various subjects related to natural history. At the end of the book there are 2 pages of errata, 5 pages of the Author's emendations, and the index has 29 pages. View more info

Adventures with a Texas Naturalist

By: Bedichek, Roy w/intro by Bass, Rick & foreword by Mewhinney, H.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The University of Texas Press: 1961

Edition: New Revised Edition

Seller ID: 051269

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 293 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine, dj dark brown-light brown green ight tan-black-green w/illustrated front panel & w/grey-and-light tan photo of Bedichek on the rear panel. Jenkins #13, Greene 50 #37. Dobie and Webb forced Bedichek to isolate himself and write Adventures with a Texas Naturalist, spending a winter in an upper room at Webb's Friday Mountain Ranch. This book is for Texas what Walden is for New England. The book contains twenty-two chapters of essays on various subjects related to natural history. small chips at top of the dj spin... View more info

Adventures with a Texas Naturalist

By: Bedichek, Roy w/intro by Bass, Rick & foreword by Mewhinney, H.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The University of Texas Press: 1961

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 051635

Condition: Near Fine


xxix, 330 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine. born-green-white illustrated front panel on jacket and photo of auathor on the rear dj panel. Jenkins #13, Greene 50 #37. Dobie and Webb forced Bedichek to isolate himself and write Adventures with a Texas Naturalist, spending a winter in an upper room at Webb's Friday Mountain Ranch. This book is for Texas what Walden is for New England. The book contains twenty-two chapters of essays on various subjects related to natural history. At the end of the book there are 2 pages of errata, 5 pages of the Author'... View more info

The Great State of Texas

By: Bell, Tony

Price: $15.26

Publisher: Austin, TX, Great State Publishing: 1979

Seller ID: 001298

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, wraps, SIGNED. A book of cartoons about Texas, Texans, what Texans do & what everybody else does to Texans. slight foxing book cover. View more info

Peregrinusings : a Queer Title for Some Moronic Essays

By: Benedict, Harry Yandell, Illustrated by Willams, David R. And Elfenbein, Jules

Price: $43.35

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Ex-Students Assocation of the University of Texas: 1924

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 030721

Condition: Very Good


xxix, 234 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards and wht cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, limited and numbered edition of 1000 cc's of which this is #10, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep. The Essays were originally written for the Alcalde, an alumni magazine. slight soiling to boards & spine, corners worn. View more info

Kerr County Texas 1856 - 1956

By: Bennett, Bob

Price: $212.50

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027714

Condition: Very Good


xi, 332 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj tan w/dark brown lettering. Author tells of the early arrivals, mostly from Tennessee who were helped by the Mexicans, Germans & English. It tells how the county was organized, the start of a town, Kerrsville's first cabins, first post office, first germans arriving, British colonists, Kerrville incorporating, the founders and other information. Cracker Barrel Chronicles #2803. prev owner's name stamped on ffep & rfep, dj corners chipped at top & bottom. View more info

Vikki Carr Souvenir Program

By: Best, Barbara

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, Cardona Enterprises: 1975

Seller ID: 026385

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu-tan SC wraps w/color pictorial front & back of Vikki Carr. Florence Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona was born in El Paso, Texas. She won the "Woman of the Year" award from the Los Angeles Times in 1970 and the "Woman of the World" award from International Orphans, Inc. in 1974. Winner of the 2005 Texas Medal of Arts Lifetime Achievement award. three time Grammy Award winner. Souvenir program View more info

Zephyr Yesterday and Today with 120 genealogies of Zephyr's pioneer Families

By: Bettis, Mrs. Jesse B. (Avis) and Baird, Mrs. Mattie (McKinney) & profiles by Hochhalter, Mrs. A.R.

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Zephyr, TX, Mrs. Bettis & Mrs. Baird: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 014188

Condition: Good+


264 pp, tan SC wraps w/pictorial front. Centennial Edition 1879 - 1979. Covers the Vann family in early Brown County, railroad, businesses yesterday, cyclone, first state bank, land, religious life, government and other items. slight soiling to the wraps. View more info

FACS Party Planner

By: Bevers, Mae, Illustrated

Price: $12.75

Publisher: San Antonio, TX: The FACS Company, 0951:

Seller ID: 025218


Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. Oblong 32mo - over 4" - 5" Tall. 32 pp, orange-red-black SC stapled wraps w/wraparound illustration. Collection of party suggestions, menus, & recipes using some of the FACS companies products, such as dips, corn chips and potato chips. View more info

The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861

By: Biesele, Rudolph Leopold

Price: $102.00

Publisher: San Marcos, TX, German-Texan Heritage Society: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 025468

Condition: Near Fine


viii, (4), 261 pp, (7), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The founding of German settlements in Texas began in 1831, when Friedrich Ernst, settled on a league of land on bank of Mill Creek. In the counties of Comal, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Llano, Kendall, & Kerr, the settlements were founded as result of a colonization movement supported by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas. View more info

The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861

By: Biesele, Rudolph Leopold

Price: $102.00

Publisher: San Marcos, TX, German-Texan Heritage Society: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038327

Condition: Near Fine


viii, (4), 261 pp, (7), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The founding of German settlements in Texas began in 1831, when Friedrich Ernst, settled on a league of land on bank of Mill Creek. In the counties of Comal, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Llano, Kendall, & Kerr, the settlements were founded as result of a colonization movement supported by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas. View more info

German Pioneers in Texas : a Brief History of Their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements

By: Biggers, Don H.

Price: $33.58

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Publications, Inc.: 1986

Edition: 2nd Reprinting

Seller ID: 049096

ISBN: 089015385X

Condition: Very Good


[6], 230 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, white dj w/black-borwn illustrated front cover and text on the rear cover. The book was about the German settlement of Fredericksburg and provides an excellent documentation of the events in its founding, colonization, its hardships, and its days of glory. Prev owner wrote the ffep as a gift. View more info

Buffalo Guns & Barbed Wire - Two Frontier Accounts By Don Hampton Biggers

By: Biggers, Don Hampton w/intro by Greence, A. C.

Price: $165.75

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, The Book Club of Texas in Association with Texas Tech University Press: 1991

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Foreword Author

Seller ID: 040668

Condition: Near Fine


xix, 241 pp, quarterbound w/brown cowhide spine and w/brown papercovered boards w/vertical illustration of barbed wire, limited to 260 cc/s. SIGNED by Tom Taylor (book designer" and A.C. Greene (foreword author.) The book contains two frontier accounts by Biggers and is a combined reissue of Pictures of the Past and History that will never be Repeated and a biography by Seymour V. Connor. missing seperate folder of photos. View more info