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Early Days on the Bayou 1838-1890: The Life and Letters of Horace Dickinson Taylor (HOUSTON) (SIGNED)
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Early Days on the Bayou 1838-1890: The Life and Letters of Horace Dickinson Taylor (HOUSTON) (SIGNED)

By Red, Ellen Robbins.

Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1986. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 198 pages. Signed by the author on the FFEP. Details the life of the author's great-grandfather, his siblings, and his descendants, and their great enfluence on the growth and civic life of Houston. Several geneological tables, b/w photos, illustrations and maps. Index. Near Fine/Fine. No wear, no owner name. Pale foxing on top edge. New, out of our archives. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E2123.

$27.00

Gus Wortham: Portrait of a Leader
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Gus Wortham: Portrait of a Leader

By Dressman, Fran.

College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 284 pages. Gus Wortham was a business and civic leader who left Houston a legacy of cultural institutions. Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear or marks except publisher stamp on endpaper. Item #: E2119.

$26.00

Builders: Herman and George R. Brown
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Builders: Herman and George R. Brown

By Pratt, Joseph A. & Christopher Castaneda.

College Station: Texas A & M, 1999. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 326 pages. Biography examines the brothers business accomplishments, also addresses the political influence and and antiunionism associated with the Brown name. Out of print in hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, has stamp of A&M Press Design/Production office on top edge. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E2118.

$33.00

Mr. John H. Freeman and Friends: A Story of the Texas Medical Center and How It Began
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Mr. John H. Freeman and Friends: A Story of the Texas Medical Center and How It Began

By Macon, N. Don.

Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 67 pages. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos. Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, very light foxing on edges and endpapers. Item #: E2098.

$13.50

Capturing Nature: The Cement Sculpture of Dionicio Rodriguez
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Capturing Nature: The Cement Sculpture of Dionicio Rodriguez

By Light, Patsy Pittman.

College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 135 pages. Color and b/w photos and desriptions of Rodriquez's trabajo rustico in San Antonio, Houston, and cities in eight other states. Soft cover with french-flaps. Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp. Slight wrinkle at spine top. Item #: E2097.

$23.50

Izaak Walton: The Compleat Angler and His Turbulent Times
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Izaak Walton: The Compleat Angler and His Turbulent Times

By Pool, J. Lawrence & Angeline J. Pool.

Lunenburg VT: The Stinehour Press, 1976. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair. 134 pages. Describes Walton's life, and the times in which he lived. Notes, bibliography, chart of key dates, maps. Near Fine/Fair. Tight book, no wear or marks. Lightly foxed on top edge. Dustjacket is chipped and nibbled on edges. Item #: E2086.

$14.00

Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas
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Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas

By Cantrell, Gregg.

Austin: Texas State Historical, 2016. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 480 pages. Biography of the Father of Texas with a new preface by the author. A few b/w illustrations, map, notes & index. Fine/Fine. New copies. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E2014.

$19.50

7 Men and the Secret of Their Greatness (SIGNED)
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7 Men and the Secret of Their Greatness (SIGNED)

By Metaxas, Eric.

Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2013. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 211 pages. The new-again idea that certain heroic lives are worthy of emulation. Signed 'to the ...family, God Bless you' and dated 2/25/14. Fine/Fine. No wear, no owner name or marks. Item #: E2031.

$14.00

Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling
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Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

By Bushman, Richard Lyman.

New York: Knopf, 2005. Book Club ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 740 pages. A Cultural biography of Mormonism's founder. Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. Book club edition. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E2004.

$20.00

Winning the West for Women: The Life of Suffragist Emma Smith Devoe (SIGNED)
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Winning the West for Women: The Life of Suffragist Emma Smith Devoe (SIGNED)

By Ross-Nazzal, Jennifer M.

Seattle: Univ. Washington, 2011. 1st ed. . Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 256 pages. Biography of a leader in the early womens' rights movement. Describes the real experiences of women as they struggled to win the right to vote. Inscribed 'to Mary, always be good-natured & cheerful!', and signed by the author. Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling. Item #: E2006.

$22.00

Andy Adams: His Life and Writings
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Andy Adams: His Life and Writings

By Hudson, Wilson M.

Dallas: SMU Press, 1964. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 274 pages. Notes, bibliography of Adams' work, and index. B/w photos. Brown and cream cloth-covered boards, cowface illustrated endpapers. Rust colored dustjacket with white title and portrait of Adams. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Very pale foxing on edged. Dustjacket priced $5.00, has no wear, but spine is color-changed to brown. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1994.

$19.00

A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story
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A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story

By McCauley, James Emmit.

Dallas: SMU Press, 1965. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 76 pages. Introduction by John Lomax, afterword by Carl Hertzog, and drawings by Tom Lea. Part of the Range Life Series from SMU, this is a facsimile of the 1943 Texas Folklore Society edition. Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Pale scattered foxing on textblock edge. Spine lightly tanned. From our archives. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1957.

$20.50

He Ain't No Bum
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He Ain't No Bum

By Phillips, O.A. "Bum".

Virginia Beach: Jordan & Company, 1979. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Good+. 142 pages. Phillips projects the humor and folksiness that endeared him to the fans of the Houston Oilers. B/w photos. Intro by Paul "Bear" Bryant. Near Fine/Good+. Dustjacket has light edgewear. One line gift inscription on rear endpaper. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1967.

$36.50

The Adventures of Big-foot Wallace, Texas Ranger and Hunter [Bigf
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The Adventures of Big-foot Wallace, Texas Ranger and Hunter [Bigf

By Duval, John C.

Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1947. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 291 pages. Facsimile copy of the 1870 original. In brown cloth with gilt spine titles. A few full-page b/w engravings. BTB 50-H, Howes D-602, Graff 1187, Raines p. 73. Fine/Near Fine. Dj p/c, else Fine. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: A3385.

$33.50

Trail of the Bowie Knife
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Trail of the Bowie Knife

By Mims, Sam.

Homer, LA: Guardian-Journal, 1967. Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 64 pages. True story of the origin of the Bowie Knife. Fine/Wraps. No marks, no wear. From our archives. Item #: E1961.

$23.50

Cavalier in the Wilderness
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Cavalier in the Wilderness

By Phares, Ross.

Gretna, LA: Pelican Press, 1976. Reprint. . Paperback. VG/Wraps. 276 pages. Story of Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, explorer and diplomat who was the guiding force on the Louisiana-Texas frontier during most of the first half of the eighteenth century. Bibliography and index. VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks, small scuff on front cover and edge-foxing. Item #: E1960.

$19.00

Mr. John H. Freeman and Friends: A Story of the Texas Medical Center and How It Began
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Mr. John H. Freeman and Friends: A Story of the Texas Medical Center and How It Began

By Macon, N. Don.

Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 67 pages. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos. Brown cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Fine/No Jacket. No wear, very light foxing on edges. Item #: E1962.

$28.50

A Cavalier in Texas (SIGNED)
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A Cavalier in Texas (SIGNED)

By Vivian, Julia.

San Antonio: Naylor, 1953. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 114 pages. The biography of Athanese de Mezieres, a French lieutenant who served as chief Indian agent, and later, under the Spanish, as governor of Texas in the 1770s. Signed by the author on the half title page. Near Fine/Good. Tight and square, no other writing. Spine ends scuffed. Unclipped dustjacket has chips at spine ends and a triangle missing at upper front. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1789.

$21.50

Hurrah for Texas - The Diary of Aldolphus Sterne 1838-1851
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Hurrah for Texas - The Diary of Aldolphus Sterne 1838-1851

By McDonald, Archie P.

Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1969. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 269 pages. The detailed diary of Sterne, who settled in Nacogdoches and worked as a merchant and land agent. BTB 198. Dark blue with bright gilt titles on spine. Good+/No Jacket. Tight, sharp corners, scattered pencil underline and marginalia. Top edge and foredge have insect stains. Item #: B9529.

$20.50

A Thousand Miles of Mustangin'
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A Thousand Miles of Mustangin'

By Green, Ben K.

Flagstaff: Northland, 1972. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 145 pages. A yarn of a year-long odyssey chasing wild mustangs in the Big Bend and Mexico in an effort to make a fast dollar. Illustrated by Joe Beeler. Light brown cloth-covered boards with gilt horse on front and gilt title on spine. VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or writing. Corners sharp. Small blue scuff-mark on spine, and another on the back. Item #: E1778.

$27.00

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