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Mexican Ghost Tales of the Southwest

By: Avila, Alfred and compiled by Avila, Kat

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Houston, TX, Piñata Books: 1994

Seller ID: 050130

Condition: Very Good


172 pp, glossy white-blu SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel and white rear panel w/text in black. Collection of twenty-one ghost tales of the Southwest. Some of the titles are La Llorona, the Devil Dog, The Witches, the Devil Baby, the Devil's Wind, The Dead Man's Shoes, The Caves of Death, the Water Curse, the Brutish Indian, the Whirlwind, La Llorona of the Moon and more. View more info

Turquoise and the Indian

By: Bennett, Edna Mae

Price: $24.65

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Swallow Press Inc.: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022228

Condition: Very Good


152 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, pink dj w/black lettering on spine & front,, w/color illustration on front. The author tells where turquoise is mined, where it was mined in earlier days,the methods of lapidary, the significance of the gem in the rituals & folk myths of the Indians. Book has black & white photos & maps and four- color reproductions of some turquoise settings. small stain on spine of dj, dj price-clipped w/some rubbing along the edges of the dj. 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

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

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

The Native American : U. S. Indian School : Vol 17, No. 13

By: Brown, Superintendent Jno. B.

Price: $46.71

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix Indian School: 1916

Seller ID: 031357

Condition: Good


. pages 223 to 244, tan SC wraps, frontispiece photo of pupils and employees of Phoenix Indian School. Booklet printed by apprentices representing Pima, Papago, Maricopa, Hopi, Osage, Comanche & Otoe tribes. This booklet has sketch of the U.S. Indian School at Phoenix, with information on general acitivities, new course of study, service employees at Haskell Institute. Has an editiorial about unused equipment, and articles about early Arizona Indians, Indians, and The Salt River Valley. The booklet has photos of Pima, Papago, Maricopa, Hopi, and Yuma pupils along with other photos of the schoo... View more info

Down Went McGinty : El Paso in the wonderful Nineties

By: Bryson, Conrey

Price: $14.88

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Texas Western Press: 1977

Seller ID: 012609

Condition: Very Good+


150 pp, green cloth boards w/gilt lettering, stamped on FPD "permanent record Texas Western Press" . View more info

Living Legends Of The Santa Fe Country

By: Bullock, Alice

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, The Sunstone Press: 1972

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 035901

ISBN: 0913270067

Condition: Very Good


viii, 125 pp, orange-brown SC wraps w/pictorial front panel and map rear panel, SIGNED by author on the half title page. A pictorial guide book for New Mexico legends. A collection of twenty-four legends from the villages of Chimayo, Santa Cruz, Namebe Pueblo, Abiquiu, Taos Pueblo to Santa Fe. View more info

Dr. Ray's Recipe Book of Pretty Faire Eats: Anasazi Beans to Zucchini Soup, Blue Ribbon Winners, Trophy Chili

By: Calhoun, Ray

Price: $187.00

Publisher: Richardson, TX, Cecil Ray Calhoun: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 034617

ISBN: 0963085506

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 288 pp, glossy brown-red-blu-white-green color pictorial front & rear covers, w/black plastic comb, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the verso of the front cover. The author shares his award winning recipes which includes dishes adapted for culinary contests, recipes from family and friends, ideas gleaned from others, chili lore and recipes. The author shares information on how to prepare competition dishes for food contests. The book contains 30 pages on chili. View more info

The First Century of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 1867-1967

By: Carter, James David

Price: $19.51

Publisher: Waco, TX, The Texas Scottish Rite Bodies: 1967

Seller ID: 038002

Condition: Very Good


xv, 508 pp, purple boards w/gilt lettering and emblem on front cover. The book includes the background of Texas Scottish Rite Masonry and introduces the reader into Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas. It contains info on the Galveston, Austin, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Waco Scottish Rite Bodies. View more info

Casa y Comunidad : Latino Home and Neighborhood Design

By: Cisneros, Henry G. and Rosales, John

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Washington, D.C., BuilderBooks.com: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039433

ISBN: 0867186135

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, 226 pp, glossy red-brown SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel, SIGNED by Henry Cisneros on the title page. The book looks at the growing and increasingly prosperous U.S. Latino community and their housing needs. The book helps all segments of the housing industry to understand and work with Latinos. The book contains colorful photos, data, and success stories and provides strategies for reaching and doing business with Latino home buyers. View more info

Requiem for a Mountain

By: Cisneros, josé

Price: $38.25

Publisher: El Paso, TX, UTEP: 1972

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 037769

Condition: Near Fine


I sheet folded, illustration of vaquero squatting beside his horse & smoking a cigarette, looking at Mount Franklin, Inscribed & SIGNED beneath the horse "For Bridget and Wilfred José from El Paso". Text of Requiem for a Mountain on the inside. View more info

Humor of the Old Southwest

By: Cohen, Hennig & Dillingham, William B.

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 050133

ISBN: 0820303585

Condition: Very Good


xxviii, 427 pp, glossy white SC wraps w/green-brown illustrated front panel and text rear panel. The authors produced an anthology of humor from the Old Southwest that was produced between 1820 and 1860. The works of more than twenty authors are included along with brief biographical essays by the editors. prev owner wrote name on the ffep. View more info

Hopi Kachina Dolls - with a key to their Identification

By: Colton, Harold S.

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1985

Edition: 12th Pb Printing

Seller ID: 013041

Condition: Good++


150 pp, wht-red SC wraps w/color pictorial front. Volume tells how to identify Hopi kachina dolls. Based on list prepared by Edmund Nequatewa of Second Mesa. List enlarged by Jim Kewanwytewa of Oraibi. Contains descriptions of 266 Kachina dolls. upper corner of front cover clipped. View more info

Black Sand Prehistory in Horthern Arizona

By: Colton, Harold S.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051764

Condition: Very Good+


viii, 132 pgs, 8vo, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine & front cover, dj black w/white-red lettering front & spine, w/white rear panel w/black lettering, white endpages with w/red map illustrations. This book develops and understandng of the work of archaeological expediiont and of the indiviual archaeologist who have made possible the reconstuction of Arizon perhistory. View more info

Helen Corbitt Cooks for Companyh

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $27.16

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1974

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 022802

ISBN: 0395184916

Condition: Very Good


434 pp, brown cloth boards w/dark green squares for title on spine & front cover w/gilt lettering, illustrated endpapers in orange & black. Combination of menus & recipes for every occasion. She was director of restaurants for Neiman-Marcus. View more info

Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $27.16

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1974

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 025972

ISBN: 0395184916

Condition: Very Good


434 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/dark green squares for title on spine & front cover w/gilt lettering, illustrated endpapers in orange & black. Combination of menus & recipes for every occasion. She was director of restaurants for Neiman-Marcus. dj price-clipped, prev owner's name on ffep. View more info

Helen Corbitt's Cookbook

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1958

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 035121

Condition: Very Good


xi, 388 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown title block w/yel lettering on spine, dj brown-green-wht w/wht-yel lettering w/pictorial front & spine, photo of author on back panel. Cook book by the former director of restaurants at Neiman-Marcus store in Dallas. the dj has small chips at top of the spine and some rubbing on the dj edges, prev owner's wrote on the half title page. View more info

Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $31.41

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035597

ISBN: 0395184916

Condition: Very Good


x, 434 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/dark green title blocks w/gilt lettering, top edge stained orange. dj brown-green-black w/wht lettering w/color wraparound pictorial, illustrated endpapers in orange & black. Combination of menus & recipes for every occasion. She was director of restaurants for Neiman-Marcus. dj chipped & rubbed at top & bottom of spine. View more info

Helen Corbitt's Potluck

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1962

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 037916

ISBN: 0395075769

Condition: Very Good


181 pp, red cloth covered boards w/wht lettering, illustrated endpapers. The author reveals the secrets of her potluck creations, easily served feasts that can be prepared with a minimum of time & ingredients. several tears on the dj edges, dj in protector. View more info