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Gardening in South Texas

By: Renton Jr., P.A. and Newcomer, H.R., and Bates, Roy C.

Price: $16.96

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1968

Edition: 3rd Edition 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006015

ISBN: 0811100715

Condition: Very Good-


xv, 8 pp of plates, 164 pp, green cloth covered boards w/dark green lettering & illustration, dj light brown w/dark green lettering w/color illustrated front, SIGNED on ffep. Supplies concise & compact information for both lay & professional gardeners in this fertile region. Information about Texas plant life & has several charts providing useful means of locating the "what, where, when, why, & how of all phases of gardening. multiple pages had one corner folded over. some underlining in text, dj price-clipped. View more info

Gardening in South Texas

By: Renton Jr., P.A. and Newcomer, H.R., and Bates, Roy C.

Price: $15.26

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1971

Edition: 4th Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006903

ISBN: 0811100715

Condition: Very Good


xv, 16 pp of plates, 164 pp, green cloth covered boards w/light yellow lettering on spine & light yellow flower illustration front cover, SIGNED on the ffep, dj wht w/green lettering on the spine w/color illustrated front. The book gives answers to questions on subject of planting & maintaining shrubs, trees, flowers, vines and lawns. Supplies concise & compact information for both lay & professional gardeners in this fertile region. Information about Texas plant life & has several charts providing useful means of locating the "what, where, when, why, & how of all phases of gardening. View more info

Ceremonial Costumes of the Pueblo Indians: Their Evolution, Fabrication, and Significance in the Prayer Drama

By: Roediger, Virginia More w/intro by Eggan, Fred

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 039461

ISBN: 0520076311

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, 251 pp, glossy black-brown SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. Virginia Roediger's paintings are reproduced in full color, capturing the beauty and drama of the Pueblo ceremonies, the turquoise dance moccasins, the tableted headdress of the Zuni corn maidens, the bright-blanketed Kachina maiden, and the buffalo, eagle, and horned deer costumes. She has provided a thorough analysis of the materials used in the Pueblo costumes. View more info

Cowboy

By: Santee, Ross

Price: $123.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Cosmopolitan Book Corp.: 1928

Seller ID: 036031

Condition: Very Good-


257 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/orange-black illustrated front cover and black lettering on the spine. Narrative of a kid who ran away from an East Texas farm to become a cowboy in Arizona. Dobie & Dykes #42, Dobie pg 118, Herd #2008. fore edge untrimmed. View more info

Gardening in the south and West

By: Scruggs, Mrs. Gross R. and Scruggs, Margaret Ann

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1947

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 037497

Condition: Good


xv, 297 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj green-black-white w/yel lettering w/illustrated front panel. The book contains specific information on soil care, methods of planting, cultivating, pruning, watering, and every phase of preparing and bringing to fruit or bloom a beautiful garden. View more info

Life in the Mines; or, Crime Avenged Including Thrilling Adventures Among Miners and Outlaws

By: Simpson, Charles

Price: $5.91

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039252

Condition: Good-


343 pp, [6], [5] ads, dark blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, deco and borders, green-wht decorative endpapers. ads and article for an audiphone that enables deaf persons to hear. The adventures a man's son as he searches for the fate of his father who had went to Arizona to work in the mines. corners worn, hinges cracking, and top front corner of the front board has a piece nibbled out. View more info

The Southwest in Life & Literature : a Pageant in Seven Parts

By: Sonnichsen, C.L.

Price: $11.90

Publisher: New York, NY, The Devin-Adair Company: 1962

Seller ID: 022207

Condition: Very Good-


554 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange-wht lettering on the spine, w/four small orange illustrations on the front cover. A sampling of the good writing that the Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, & Texas) has produced. The stories are about the Land Itself, Conquistadores, the Spanish Legacy, the Americans, The Southwestern Indians, Cowboys and Ranchmen, and Bad Men and Peace Officers. The authors range from E.C. Abbott, Andy Adams to Stewart Edward White. some underlining & writing in the text. Prev owner wrote on FPD. View more info

From Hopalong to Hud : Thoughts on Western Fiction

By: Sonnichsen, C.L.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 023447

ISBN: 0890960526

Condition: Near Fine


201 pp, brown papercovered boards w/gilt lettering, dj cream w/black-brown lettering w/pictorial front of two western hats on hat rack. In the eleven essays by the author he examines popular & "serious" fiction about the West. He starts w/what the West means to America & the world. dj spine sunned. View more info

Pilgrim in the Sun : A Southwestern Omnibus

By: Sonnichsen, C.L.

Price: $7.86

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Texas Western Press: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 031362

ISBN: 0874042054

Condition: Near Fine


xv, 272 pp, yel-pink SC wraps w/black lettering w/photo of the author on the back page. Collection of stories about hard times, extraordinary people, life in southwestern cities, grassroots historian at work, and food for thought. View more info

Common Wildflowers of the Grand Canyon

By: Stockert, John W. and Stockert, Joanne W.

Price: $15.26

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, The Wheelwright Press: 1967

Seller ID: 030898

Condition: Good+


50 pp, blu-brown-green-red SC wraps w/wht plastic comb binding, w/color pictorial front & back panels. Over 1,000 kinds of flowering plants have been recorded in Grand Canyon National Park and Grand Canyon National Monument. This volume illustrates seventy-five of the most common or conspicuous wildflowers. They can be found in season on both Rims. The descriptions include general location, best flowering dates and local Indian uses if known. View more info

Search for the Seven Cities : The Opening of the American Southwest

By: Terrell, John Upton

Price: $10.84

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007191

Condition: Very Good+


151 pp, pink cloth boards. The story about the search for the Seven Cities of Antilia, the legendary seven cities of gold. View more info

Texas Jubilee Cookbook

By: The Austin Branch of the American Association of University Women

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Olathe, KS, Cookbook Publishers, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 038220

Condition: Near Fine


[F]. 191 pp, light brown SC wraps w/dark brown lettering & illustration on the front cover. The section dividers are in envelope in the front of the book. The book contains a collection of historical and contemporary recipes assembled by members of the Austin Branch of The American Association of University Women in celebration of The Texas Sesquicentennnial. View more info

Texas Jubilee Cookbook

By: The Austin Branch of the American Association of University Women

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Olathe, KS, Cookbook Publishers, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 050924

Condition: Very Good+


[F]. 191 pp, light brown SC wraps w/dark brown lettering & illustration on the front cover. The section dividers are in envelope in the front of the book. The book contains a collection of historical and contemporary recipes assembled by members of the Austin Branch of The American Association of University Women in celebration of The Texas Sesquicentennnial. slight soiling to covers. View more info

Stop and Smell the Rosemary: Recipes and Traditions to Remember

By: The Junior League of Houston, Inc.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, JLH Publications: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 051731

ISBN: 0963242121

Condition: Near Fine


296 pp, light green-purple-yel-wht wraparound color pictorial dj & boards, purple-pink illustrated endpapers. The book contains more than 110 color photographs and is a treasury of cooking for loved ones from holiday gatherings to cozy teas, from all-American family reunions to simple breakfasts. The recipe section features a cook's tour of dishes tailor-made for family meals. The book contains more than 500 recipes from the members of the Houston Junior League, families, freinds, and patrons of the Junior League Tea Room. dj has 1" tear on top rear front corner and wrinkling on t... View more info

Stop and Smell the Rosemary: Recipes and Traditions to Remember

By: The Junior League of Houston, Inc.

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Houston, TX, JLH Publications: 2000

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 051744

ISBN: 0963242121

Condition: Near Fine


296 pp, light green-purple-yel-wht wraparound color pictorial dj & boards, purple-pink illustrated endpapers, light green & yel silk bookmark ribbons. The book contains more than 110 color photographs and is a treasury of cooking for loved ones from holiday gatherings to cozy teas, from all-American family reunions to simple breakfasts. The recipe section features a cook's tour of dishes tailor-made for family meals. The book contains more than 500 recipes from the members of the Houston Junior League, families, freinds, and patrons of the Junior League Tea Room. View more info

TEXAS - from a Republic to an Economic Empire

By: The Republic National Bank of Dallas, Illustrated

Price: $10.41

Publisher: Dallas, TX: The Republic National Bank of Dallas, 1945:

Seller ID: 031563


Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 39 pp, aqua boards wsilver lettering w/color illustrated front panel, color illustrated endpapers. The book was published by the Republic National Bank of Dallas on the occasion of their twenty-fifth anniversary. The books contacts several facts about the state of Texas. rubbed top & bottom of spine, slight rubbing along the edges. View more info

Broken Arrow #299

By: Verral, Charles Spain

Price: $14.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035235

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, quarterbound w/yel-brown-blue-tan-white color illustrated boards w/gilt-brown spine. The story of Aquila, an Apache boy, who wanted to be a warrior like his father. He trains to be a father, but his father tells him must still wait. The book is based on a TV show. View more info

Rin Tin Tin and the Outlaw #304

By: Verral, Charles Spain

Price: $14.03

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035242

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, quarterbound w/yel-brown-blue-tan-white color illustrated boards w/gilt-brown spine. The story of how Rin Tin Tin helps to capture the outlaw, Blacky, who tries to escape from Fort Apache. View more info

Cooking Texas Style : a Heritage of Traditional Recipes

By: Wagner, Candy & Marquez, Sandra

Price: $14.03

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1984

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 035194

ISBN: 0292710828

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 193 pp, green cloth covered boards w/bronze lettering, glossy wht-pink-black dj w/illustrated front panel w/black-brown. The book contains over two hundred recipes from the kitchens of Candy Wagner and Sandra Marquez. View more info

The White Buck : Legend of the Border

By: Weaver, Sarah Sanborne

Price: $6.59

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1957

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005705

Condition: Very Good-


229 pp, blu boards w/black lettering, dj grey-black w/illustrated front & photo of author on back. Historical story of a man tortured by divided loyalties - between the United States and the earlier day Mexico, which he regards, w/some justification, as his native land. Story of Joe Swallow, whose quest for love & fulfillment and leads him behind prison bars. small chips bottom edge boards, View more info