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The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Ass'n: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006506

Condition: Near Fine


132 pp, brown & off-wht wraps w/reproduction of the texas declaration of independence on the front cover. Book about the conditions in Texas on eve of the revolution, the preliminaries to the revolution, struggle for the Federal Constitution and Independence and political stability. View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030068

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards, dj black-tan w/tan lettering on the spine. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $7.61

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037402

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Good+


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. An ex-library book w/markings that were marked out w/marker on all three edges, remnants of card holder on rfep & RPD, marked on front & rear pastedowns WD 06-07/ View more info

The Texas Revolution

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038380

ISBN: 0876110413

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 132 pp, tan cloth covered boards, dj black-tan w/tan lettering on the spine. The author begins the story by relating the differences in the political experience & the racial & cultural backgrounds of the two groups of people who had come into contact with each other on the Mexican frontier. couple small light stains on the front panel of the dj. View more info

Shadow Range

By: Bishop, Curtis

Price: $18.49

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1947

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 029954

Condition: Very Good+


152 pp, red boards w/gilt lettering, dj color illustrated front & spine. Story is set in Texas in 1875. The cattle market is down and rustlers are killing cattle at night, & skinning them on the spot, taking away the only part that will bring cash on the market. Ben Anthony comes to the rancher's aid. The author lived most of his life in Texas and had written the ranges he wrote about. dj price-clipped, slight shelf wear bottom edge, small chips at corners of dj and rubbed on edge of dj hinge. View more info

Stout Rider

By: Bishops, the Curtis

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Steck Company: 1953

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by One of the Authors

Seller ID: 040753

Condition: Very Good-


v, [3], 104 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/yel lettering on the spine & yel lettering & illustration on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by Grace Bishop on the title page. Story of a three hundred and fifty mile ride that a ten-year-old boy makes to save the family ranch. prev owner had taped the dj to the endpapers. View more info

Stout Rider

By: Bishops, the Curtis

Price: $5.74

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Steck Company: 1953

Seller ID: 040773

Condition: Fair+


v, [3], 104 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/yel lettering on the spine & yel lettering & illustration on the front cover. Story of a three hundred and fifty mile ride that a ten-year-old boy makes to save the family ranch. dj one inch chip middle of the spine, chipped top & bottom of the dj spine, chipped on top edge of the dj rear panel, foxing to the endpapers, front and rear boards stained and insect depredation to the finish. View more info

Wanted: Historic County Jails of Texas

By: Blackburn Jr. Edward A.

Price: $38.25

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038697

ISBN: 1585443085

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 412 pp, dark gray cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy gray-tan-white dj w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The author takes the reader to each of the 254 counties in the state, presenting a brief history of the county and the structure that housed their criminals. He provides general information about the architecture adn location of the buildings and when possible decribes the present uses of the jails that have been decommissioned. View more info

Tales from the Brush Country

By: Blackwell, Bunyan

Price: $16.15

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Company: 1963

Seller ID: 051642

Condition: Very Good+


xi, (1), 183 pp, dark green cloth covered boards w/black illustration on fhe front cover and black letterin on the dj spine. dj yel-green-black illustration on the front cover and spine w/black and white photo of the author, on the rear panel of the dj . The book contains one story by J. Frank Dobie, one by O. Henry, one by Bogfoot Wallace and four stories by the author. The setting for the stories are during the great Depresiion, the place in the arid drought stricken ranch in South Texas. jA seven year old boy helps a rancher save his herd. View more info

Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore

By: Boatright, Mody

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 049044

Condition: Very Good+


(8), 143 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXI. The collection of seven tales: Corridos of the Mexican Border, The ENvious and the Envied Compadres, Do Rattlesnakes Swallow Their Young?, Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians, John Tales, The Literary Growth of the Louisiana Bullfrog, and In Defense of Mrs. Mann. foxing spots on the top edge of the book. View more info

Mody Boartright, Folklorist : a collection of Essays

By: Boatright, Mody and edited Speck, Ernest B and biographical essay by Ransom, Harry H.

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Folklore Society: 1973

Seller ID: 016431

Condition: Very Good


198 pp, lt orange cloth boards w/brn ltrs, dj orange-brn w/pictorial front on Boatright. The thirteen essays collected in this volume represent the diversity of Boatright's writings View more info

Singers and Storytellers

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 035573

Condition: Very Good


298 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & green illustration of road-runner on the front cover, top edge stained green, dj brown w/wht-blk lettering w/illustrated front panel. Collection of twenty-nine essays that include tall tales, short sayings, ghost stories, family stories, hound dogs and other anecdotes. Includes thirteen hand written pages on notepaper about about Folk Music. some light foxing to the endpapers and edges of the book, slight wear to the dj at top & bottom of the spine, prev owner's name on the FPD. View more info

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 038516

Condition: Very Good+


vi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine & dark brown illustration on the front cover. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXXII. The collection of tales include: Fifteen Mexican Tales, Two Treasure Tale,s Shivarees and Charivaris: Variations on a Theme, Freud's Muth of the Primal Horde, Texas Stream Names, The Cowboy in the British West Indies, "The Texas Rangers" in Aberdeenshire, Folksong and Folksong scholarship and more. View more info

Singers and Storytellers

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 049930

Condition: Very Good


298 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & green illustration of road-runner on the front cover, top edge stained green, dj brown w/wht-blk lettering w/illustrated front panel and advertising text on the rear panel. Collection of twenty-nine essays that include tall tales, short sayings, ghost stories, family stories, hound dogs and other anecdotes. small tears to dj at top & bottom of the spine w/small tears along the top edge of the dj. View more info

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $32.73

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 050316

Condition: Very Good


vi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine & dark brown illustration on the front cover, dj brown w/black illustrated front panel w/red-black lettering on the front cover, spine and rear cover. Review Copy slip loose in the book. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXXII. The collection of tales include: Fifteen Mexican Tales, Two Treasure Tale,s Shivarees and Charivaris: Variations on a Theme, Freud's Muth of the Primal Horde, Texas Stream Names, The Cowboy in the British West Indies, "The Texas Rangers" in Aberdeenshire, Folk... View more info

The Golden Log

By: Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen

Price: $16.36

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1962

Seller ID: 051449

Condition: Good+


168 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/grey lettering on the spine and grey roadrunner illustration on the front cover, dj orange w/white-black lettering. Collection of tales of early Texas days. Some of the authors were Francis Abernethy, Teordore Brunner, Richard Rivers, A. L. Bennett, Lois Brock, John Myers, Paul Patternson, John Anderson, Rosalinda Gonzalez and others. An ex-library book stamped Lakeland High School Library on top, bottom and fore edges, the book has w/tape markings on the ffep, also on the rfep, has card holder pasted on the rfep and remnants of the due slip pasted on th... View more info

Backwoods to Border

By: Boatright, Mody C. and Day, Donald

Price: $12.54

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 018030

Condition: Very Good+


ix, (1), 235 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black title block on spine w/gilt lettering. A collection of stories from the Texas Folklore Society that was originally published in 1943. View more info

Elroy Bode's Texas Sketchbook : a Sheaf of Prose Poems

By: Bode, Elroy w/intro by Leech, Milton

Price: $19.13

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Texas Western Press: 1967

Seller ID: 050870

Condition: Very Good


x, (2), 182 pp, (2), brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front panel & spine, light green endpapers, top edge stained green, yel dj w/green lettering & illustrations. In the language of rare sensitivity, the author evokes images of elemental appeal - night sounds along riverbank, antics of a pet lamb, the grief of hired hand at the death of his children. The stories in the book are seperated by region beginning with: On the border: El Paso, On the Border: Ciudad Juarez, Hill Country, At the Ranch, Along the Coast, and Over the State. Lowman #212 dj has two tears a... View more info

Texas Weather

By: Bomar, George W.

Price: $10.16

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1990

Edition: 3rd PB Printing

Seller ID: 005925

Condition: Very Good-


265 pp, white glossy wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book provides an entertaining & informative guide to the pleasures, puzzles, & the problems of weather in Texas. prev owner wrote on ffep View more info

Texas Weather

By: Bomar, George W.

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051735

ISBN: 0292780524

Condition: Very Good+


265 pp, (3), oange boards w/black lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/color illustrat front panel and text on the rear panel. Book provides an entertaining & informative guide to the pleasures, puzzles, & the problems of weather in Texas. View more info