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Helen Corbitt Cooks for Looks

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 038266

ISBN: 0395184916

Condition: Very Good


115 pp, green cloth covered boards w/dark green lettering, dj green w/dark green lettering w/color pictorial front panel & color photo of the author on the back panel. The author planned meals for The Greenhouse, an elegant beauty spa midway between Dallas and Fort Worth. The book contains a month's worth of recipes for low-calorie eating. The meals emphasize vitamins and minerals. She recommends limited consumption of alcohol, using wine, beer and cognac in cooking, for heat evaporates the alcohol and leaves only the flavor. dj two tears on the top edge, dj in mylar protector, dj pr ice-clip... View more info

Helen Corbitt's Cookbook

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1957

Edition: 29th Printing

Seller ID: 049482

Condition: Very Good


xi, 388 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown title block w/yel lettering on spine, top edge yellow, 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 chips along the top & bottom edges of the dj and several tears on the dj, dj wrinkled on the fore edges, dj price-clipped. View more info

Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $42.29

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 050876

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, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. 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 edges, some marking in text. View more info

Helen Corbitt's Cookbook

By: Corbitt, Helen L.

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1957

Edition: 29th Printing

Seller ID: 051457

ISBN: 0395075777

Condition: Very Good


xi, 388 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown title block w/yel lettering on spine, top edge yellow, 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 chips along the top & bottom edges of the dj, dj chipped on the fore edges, dj price-clipped. View more info

The New Texas School Reader - Designed for, and Dedicated to the Children of Texas

By: Cushing, E.H.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, he Steck Company: 1962

Seller ID: 031126

Condition: Near Fine


187 pp, quarterbound w/tan boards w/brown cloth covered spine w/clear mylar jacket, green slipcase. The book is a facsimile of a reader published in Texas during the Civil War. School books prior to Civil War had been published in the North or Europe. The Northern textbooks lost their popularity in the South. View more info

Guide To Life And Literature Of The Southwest

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $15.09

Publisher: Whitefish, MT, Kessinger Publishing: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034740

ISBN: 1419122460

Condition: Very Good+


158 pp, glossy yel SC wraps w/black lettering on the spine. The original book was reading in 1929 and was used by Dobie to teach a class on literature of the Southwest. The book has thirty five chapters w/chapters on various areas or people of the Southwest. prev owner wrote on half title page and prev owner's stamp (three initials in circle) on rfep. View more info

Coffee in the Gourd : Publications of The Texas Folklore Society Number II

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist Univ Press: 1979

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 040713

Condition: Near Fine


110 pp, rust colored boards. Collection of folk lore about customs among German descendants of Tillespie County, customs & superstitions among Texas Mexicans, weather wisdom of the Texas-Mexican border, indian pictographs of the Big Bend in Texas and other miscellany. Basic Texas Books 203 II. "Contains Weather Wisdom of the Texas-Mexican Border." Cook #74. facsimile of McVicker B2 b. View more info

Stories of Christmas and the Bowie Knife

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $63.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Steck Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050779

Condition: Near Fine


65 pp, red cloth boards w/silver lettering & deco, w/light grey papercovered slipcase. Dobie's recollections of three boyhood Christmases begin this volume. It includes his colorful story of the Bowie knife. "Most of the third story about Tim Cude and the oxen first appeared in The Longhorns." McVicker #D48. Cook #48. The Steck Company gave this book as christmas present to their customers in 1953. The slipcase is tanned along the edges and spine. View more info

Straight Texas : A Texas Folk Lore Society Book

By: Dobie, J. Frank and Boatright, Mody C.

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Steck Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051666

Condition: Very Good


(12), 348 pp, green cloth covered boards w/blk lettering. Collection of stories about Texas by various authors. Some of the stories are: The Lobo Girl of Devil's River, Anecdotes from the Brazos Bottoms, Mexican Spooks from El Paso, Walk Around my Bedside, I'se Sho' Nuff Lucky, Irish Fairies in Texas and others. Has Taking It Straight and Stories in Texas Place Names by Dobie in the book. Cook #86. Prev owner wrote name on the verso of the front cover. View more info

Farewell to Texas

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $28.48

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027387

Condition: Very Good


xi, 242 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering & illustration of longhorn in black on front cover. The author covers various areas of Texas concerning environment & conservation concerns from the Big Thicket, Big Bend, Dry Earth, Canyons of the Rio Grande, Davis Mountains, Capote Falls, the Guadalupes, McKittrick Cansyons and the Hill Country. prev owner wrote name on ffep. View more info

A Sense of Mission: Historic Churches of the Southwest

By: Drain, Thomas A. w/foreword by Momaday, N. Scott

Price: $20.83

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books LLC: 1994

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049932

ISBN: 0811804046

Condition: Near Fine


x, 134 pp, grey-tan-brown-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front & rear covers. The Spanish missions of the United States are the legacy of two very different cultures. They were conceived as an expression of the Catholic faith of the European conquerors, and were built and maintained by native Americans who often incorporate their own traditions. The book presents twenty-nine of the most bisually beautiful and historically important churches in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, and Southern California. View more info

The Santa Fe Trail

By: Duffus, R. L.

Price: $15.09

Publisher: New York, NY, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035707

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 283 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine, illustrated endpapers of covered wagons and map of the trail in background, black & white plates. The author provides the history of the Santa Fe trail from old diaries, old memoirs, and records. He takes you across corn-fields, through city squares, over deserts, and you sit around old campfires and throw on buffalo chips and sleep under open skies. Best book this century on the Santa Fe Trail - Dobie pg 76, Scholarly, accurate and readable - Campbell pg 192. prev owner wrote name on half title page. View more info

The Santa Fe Trail

By: Duffus, R. L.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039418

Condition: Very Good-


xi, 283 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine, blu-black-white illustrated endpapers of covered wagons and map of the trail in background, black & white plates. The author provides the history of the Santa Fe trail from old diaries, old memoirs, and records. He takes you across corn-fields, through city squares, over deserts, and you sit around old campfires and throw on buffalo chips and sleep under open skies. Best book this century on the Santa Fe Trail - Dobie pg 76, Scholarly, accurate and readable - Campbell pg 192. small worn spot on top edge of front c... View more info

The Only Texas Cookbook

By: Eckhardt, Linda W.

Price: $12.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Monthly Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033318

ISBN: 0932012191

Condition: Very Good+


284 pp, grey boards, blu dj w/wht-yel lettering on the spine w/color pictorial front and black-and-wht rear panels, red stars on wht background endpapers. The author's first book offers 300 recipes that came from Texas. She traveled the state to Texas to gather native recipes and is author of some sixty magazine articles. dj price clipped, dj chipped on the top edge, rubbed on the edges, small chip and tears on the bottom edge of the dj. View more info

The Only Texas Cookbook

By: Eckhardt, Linda W.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Monthly Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035127

ISBN: 0932012191

Condition: Very Good+


284 pp, grey boards, blu dj w/wht-yel lettering on the spine w/color pictorial front and black-and-wht rear panels, red stars on wht background endpapers. The author's first book offers 300 recipes that came from Texas. She traveled the state to Texas to gather native recipes and is author of some sixty magazine articles. dj rubbed on the edges. View more info

Fort Union and the Winning of the Southwest

By: Emmett, Chris

Price: $29.71

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051099

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 436 pp, blue clothcovered books w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine, red dj w/black illustration on front & spine w/yellow lettering and w/white rear panel w/text in black. Fort Union was founded in 1851 and marked the beginning of the final stages of United States penetration into the area. It was the supply post and focal point for dealing with the Spanish and Indian population in New Mexico Territory. dj spine slight sunning, dj rubbed on front fore edge and spine edge. View more info

Hunting Grizzlys, Black Bear and Lions "Big-Time" on the Old Ranches

By: Evans, Will F.

Price: $382.50

Publisher: Mesilla Park, NM, Will F. Evans: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 032058

Condition: Very Good-


v, 6-109 pp, grey SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front cover, Inscribed and SIGNED on the front free flyleaf. table of contents labeled index at end of the book. The booklet was printed photo-offset by The McMath Co., Inc. of El Paso, Texas. Collection of short stories about hunting grizzlys, black bears and panthers & mountain lions on some of the old ranches such as H O, EV, Y6, U UP and U DOWN, X, and others. Some of the stories are Annual Bear Hunt at Nunn Ranch, A Bear Hunt in H O Canyon, A West Texas Panther Chase, Madera Camp Meetings, He Had "Rollers" in his Nose, A Recor... View more info

The Blood of the Conquerors #21

By: Fergusson, Harvey

Price: $26.35

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Age Books, Inc.: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 032914

Condition: Very Good


146 pp, black-red-wht SC w/illustrated front & back covers of rows of red seals. a Red Seal book. A romantic tale of the Southwest with Ramon Delcasar coming home from attending law school. View more info

Border Radio

By: Fowler, Gene & Crawford, Bill w/foreword by Wolfman, Jack

Price: $28.86

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 032072

ISBN: 0292725353

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 360 pp, glossy violet w/tan-blu lettering SC wraps w/color pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by author, Gene Fowler, on the title page. Quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics, and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves. View more info

Border Radio

By: Fowler, Gene & Crawford, Bill w/foreword by Wolfman, Jack

Price: $28.86

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 036946

ISBN: 0292725353

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 360 pp, glossy violet w/tan-blu lettering SC wraps w/color pictorial front, SIGNED by the author, Gene Fowler, on the title page. Quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics, and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves. View more info