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The Texas Cookbook from Barbecue to Banquet - an Informal View of Dining and Entertaining the Texas Way

By: Koock, Mary Faulk

Price: $49.30

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 028262

Condition: Very Good


(10), 491 pp, (3), quarterbound w/red cloth boards w/gilt deco on front cover, w/brown cloth covered spine w/red title block on spine & gilt letters, brown-red illustrated endpapers. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. Book describes the way Texans live, eat & entertain. An informal view of dining & entertaining the Texas way. Book introduces the readers to Texas personalities & their towns & ranches & with colorful anecdotes describes Texas entertaining from barbeques to banquets. second signature below the author inscription & signature appears to be for Mischell Mays, H... View more info

The Texas Cookbook from Barbecue to Banquet - an Informal View of Dining and Entertaining the Texas Way

By: Koock, Mary Faulk

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 030970

Condition: Very Good


(10), 491 pp, (3), quarterbound w/red cloth boards w/gilt deco on front cover, w/brown cloth covered spine w/red title block on spine & gilt letters, brown-red illustrated endpapers. SIGNED by the author on the half title page. Book describes the way Texans live, eat & entertain. An informal view of dining & entertaining the Texas way. Book introduces the readers to Texas personalities & their towns & ranches & with colorful anecdotes describes Texas entertaining from barbeques to banquets. View more info

The Texas Cookbook from Barbecue to Banquet - an Informal View of Dining and Entertaining the Texas Way

By: Koock, Mary Faulk

Price: $31.24

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1965

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 032831

Condition: Very Good


(5), 491 pp, quarterbound w/red cloth boards w/gilt deco on front cover, w/grey cloth spine w/red title block on spine & gilt letters, dj white-blue-black w/color illustrated front and black & wht illustrated back, brown-red illustrated endpapers. Book describes the way Texans live, eat & entertain. An informal view of dining & entertaining the Texas way. Book introduces the readers to Texas cooking. personalities & their towns & ranches & with colorful anecdotes describes Texas entertaining from barbeques to banquets. dj chipped along the edges, light soiling to dj and ffep, dj price-clipped View more info

The Texas Cookbook from Barbecue to Banquet - an Informal View of Dining and Entertaining the Texas Way

By: Koock, Mary Faulk

Price: $55.25

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 035118

Condition: Near Fine


(10), 491 pp, (3), quarterbound w/red cloth boards w/gilt deco on front cover, w/brown cloth covered spine w/red title block on spine & gilt letters, brown-red illustrated endpapers. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. Inscribed & SIGNED by Wade Simpson on title page. Includes invitation to autograph party by Mrs. Koock. Book describes the way Texans live, eat & entertain. An informal view of dining & entertaining the Texas way. Book introduces the readers to Texas personalities & their towns & ranches & with colorful anecdotes describes Texas entertaining from barbeq... View more info

New Hobbs P.-T.-A. Cook Book

By: Ladies of the New Hobbs Parent-Teacher Association

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Hobbs, NM, New Hobbs P.T.A.:

Seller ID: 034671

Condition: Good-


144 pp, grey boards w/black border on front panel w/black lettering. Collection of recipes furnished by the ladies of Hobbs, New Mexico. boards soiled, corners & edges worn, joints starting, prev owner wrote on FPD, three recipes handwritten in the back of the book. View more info

The Big Blow

By: Lansdale, Joe R.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Burton, MI, Subterranean Press: 2000

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 032679

ISBN: 1892284987

Condition: Near Fine


162 pp, red cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj blu-black-wht w/color pictorial wraparound, grey-wht illustrated endpapers. Limited edition of 250 copies SIGNED by the author. It is Galveston in 1900, a local fighter versus a professional street fighter to put the balck upstart in his place, and the hurricane of 1900 is coming. View more info

The Hands of Cantu

By: Lea, Tom

Price: $55.25

Publisher: London, England, Hammond, Hammond and Co. Ltd.: 1964

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 030723

Condition: Near Fine


244 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/red lettering, dj wht spine w/black-yel lettering w/color illustrated front panel and black-grey illustrated back panel. Story set in the Southwest of the New World. The "hands of Cantu" are the gifted hands of the best horseman ever seen in New Spain, Don Vito Cantu, and into these hands is put the custody of young Toribio de Ibarra. Together the two ride to Acichal, Don Vito's great livestock hacienda. nice copy, beautifully illustrated View more info

The Hands of Cantu

By: Lea, Tom

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038374

Condition: Near Fine


244 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/red lettering, top edge brown, dj wht spine w/black-yel lettering w/color illustrated front panel and black-grey illustrated back panel. The story is set in the Southwest of the New World. The "hands of Cantu" are the gifted hands of the best horseman ever seen in New Spain, Don Vito Cantu, and into these hands is put the custody of young Toribio de Ibarra. Together the two ride to Acichal, Don Vito's great livestock hacienda. nice copy, beautifully illustrated. Dykes - Lea #72. View more info

The Hands of Cantu

By: Lea, Tom

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051657

Condition: Near Fine


244 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/red lettering, top edge brown, dj wht spine w/black-yel lettering w/color illustrated front panel and black-grey illustrated back panel. The story is set in the Southwest of the New World. The "hands of Cantu" are the gifted hands of the best horseman ever seen in New Spain, Don Vito Cantu, and into these hands is put the custody of young Toribio de Ibarra. Together the two ride to Acichal, Don Vito's great livestock hacienda. nice copy, beautifully illustrated. Dykes - Lea #72. spine sunned, small chips at top of dj spine View more info

ABC's for Texans and Other Folks!

By: Lewein, David A. and Mary Janet

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Galveston, TX, Texas Pride Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 050474

ISBN: 0962474207

Condition: Very Good+


60 pp, tan w/dark brown lettering w/illustrated front. Collection of words using the alphabet about Texas. View more info

Eats : A Folk History of Texas Foods

By: Linck, Ernestine Sewell and Roach, Joyce Gibson w/foreword by Lee, James Ward

Price: $31.45

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Texas Christian University Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 019164

ISBN: 0875650325

Condition: Very Good


257 pp, quarterbound with tan papercovered boards w/blu cloth spine w/black letters & eats spelled out with vegetables on front cover, dj maroon-blk-wht w/color pictorial front of pinic & photo of authors on the back, illustrated endpapers, SIGNED by the illustrator. Book for Texans to treasure. View more info

The Tortoise and the Jackrabbit

By: Lowell, Susan

Price: $11.90

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Northland Publishing: 1994

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 021999

ISBN: 0873585860

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, wht papercovered boards w/blu-green lettering w/color illustrated front & back, dj wht w/blu-green lettering w/color illustrated front & back, color illustrated endpapers. Many of the animals that live in the southwestern desert witness the race between slow but steady Tortoise and the quick, overconfident Jackrabbit. View more info

A President's Country : A Guide to the Hill Country of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Alcalde Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000116

Condition: Near Fine


80 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine & illustration on the front cover. the endpapers are maps, Hill Country is a small segment of Texas, a narrow strip of hill country from Austion to Fredericksburg, less than 100 miles long through the heart of the state, that extends through Travis, Hays, Blanco, and Gillespie Counties. View more info

A President's Country : A Guide to the Hill Country of Texas

By: Maguire, Jack

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Alcalde Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051275

Condition: Near Fine


80 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine & gilt illustration of saddle on front cover, tan dj w/red illustration of country & man on horseback w/black illustration of saddle on the front panel. The book is a guide to the Hill Country of Texas This is a small segment of Texas, a narrow strip of hill country from Austion to Fredericksburg, less than 100 miles long through the heart of the state, that extends through Travis, Hays, Blanco, and Gillespie Counties. View more info

The Bedbugs' Night Dance and Other Hopi Tales of Sexual Encounter

By: Malotki, Ekkehart w/intro by Genovese, E.N.

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034997

ISBN: 0803282397

Condition: Near Fine


xxiii, 387 pp, glossy black SC wraps w/red-wht lettering on the spine. The mystery of sex, the wonder of sexual initiation, the sting of sexual desire, the penalties of indulgence, and the power of erotic love, have found expression in Hopi tales. Sometimes cast as animal fables, sometimes monstrous exaggeration, sometimes bawdy, the tales evoke the candor of Hopi imagination and vitality of Hopi culture. View more info

Cannibals and Condos Texans and Texas along the Gulf Coast

By: Maril, Robert Lee

Price: $14.41

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004148

Condition: Very Good+


113 pp, orange cloth covered boards, dj orange-brown w/pictorial front panel. Number Three: Tarleton State University Southwestern Studies in the Humanities. Book is personal exploration of the Texas Gulf Coast that stretches for nearly four hundred miles, and of the people, in all their diversity, who call it, or have called it home. spine sunned to yel-wht-green w/black lettering. View more info

Beaches, Bureaucrats, and Big Oil

By: Mauro, Garry

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, Look Away Books:

Seller ID: 025420

ISBN: 09658334409

Condition: Near Fine


244 pp, black cloth covered boards, dj blu-grey w/red lettering w/color pictorial front & spine. The story of Mauro's battle to save the Texas Gulf Coast with common sense solutions of oil spills, ocean dumping of garbage & air pollution. View more info

Anything for Billy

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $16.36

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013032

ISBN: 0671642685

Condition: Very Good+


382 pp, quarterbound w/blu papercovered boards w/blu cloth spine, dj brown-blu-red w/color wraparound pictorial. Novel about the life and times of Billy Bone, better known as Billy the Kid, legendary outlaw & gunman. View more info

Streets of Laredo

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $28.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022539

ISBN: 0671792814

Condition: Very Good+


589 pp, quarterbound w/tan papercovered boards w/black cloth spine, tan-purple-brn dj w/color pictorial wraparound. The book is the sequel to Lonesome Dove. At the center is Captain Call, now a bounty hunter hired to track down & kill the young Mexican bandit Joey Garza. View more info

In a Narrow Grave : Essays on Texas

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $178.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1968

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 027705

Condition: Near Fine


177 pp, light tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front, light brown paper label on the spine w/black block, dj brown w/ black title block on front & spine w/lettering in light brown of the dj, photo of Larry McMurtry on the back. This is the fourth printing "C" on the copyright page. Collection of essays on Texas. Whaley #38. View more info