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Torpedoes in the Gulf: Galveston and the U-Boats, 1942-1943
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Torpedoes in the Gulf: Galveston and the U-Boats, 1942-1943

By Wiggins, Melanie.

College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. Reprint. . Paperback. VG/Wraps. 265 pages. Interviews with German submariners, Galvestonians, and others present a clearer picture of German naval operations in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico during World War II. VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, stamp of A&M Press production office on top edge. No wear. Item #: E1944.

$10.00

Castro's Colony: Empresario Development in Texas, 1842-1865
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Castro's Colony: Empresario Development in Texas, 1842-1865

By Weaver, Bobby D.

College Station: Texas A & M, 1985. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. New/New. 158 pages. Castro, a Frenchman secured a grant of land for a colony west of San Antonio and brought over 2,000 French, Belgian, German, English, Dutch & Hungarian immigrants between 1842 and 1847. They faced drought, Indian attacks and other hardships. Well researched with notes, bilbio, b/w illustrations and index. New/New. New copies, stated 1st edition. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: A2989.

$26.00

Inside Texas: Culture, Identity, and Houses, 1878-1920
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Inside Texas: Culture, Identity, and Houses, 1878-1920

By Brandimarte, Cynthia A.

Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1991. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 460 pages. 296 photos made inside Texas homes 1878 and 1920 show how people lived and how their homes reflected their interests. Appendices, glossary, bibliography, and index. Fine/Fine. New copy. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1934.

$27.00

Guns of the Wild West
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Guns of the Wild West

By Wexler, Bruce.

New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2013. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 176 pages. Color and b/w photos of the firearms and the people who used them. Brief history and description of each gun. Fine/Fine. Book and dustjacket have no wear and no name or marks. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1931.

$17.50

Indians of the Southwest (2nd ed. Handbook Series, No. 2)
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Indians of the Southwest (2nd ed. Handbook Series, No. 2)

By Goddard, Pliny Earle.

New York: Am. Museum Natural Hist., 1921. 2nd ed. . Hardcover. X-Lib VG/No Jacket. 195 pages. 2nd edition of these early reports on archaeological findings in the southwest. Sharp B/w photos and illustrations which stand out on the coated photographic paper stock. Bibliography & index. This copy is REBOUND in heavy gray library cloth with white spine lettering. X-Lib VG/No Jacket. An EX-LIBRARY copy, with pocket and stamps. Very clean and bright, a nice working copy. Item #: B9195.

$9.00

The Restless Friar: Venerable Fray Antonio Margil De Jesus: Missionary to the Americas, Apostle of Texas
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The Restless Friar: Venerable Fray Antonio Margil De Jesus: Missionary to the Americas, Apostle of Texas

By Oberste, William H.

Austin: Von-Boeckmann Jones, 1970. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 145 pages. Biography of Franciscan priest Fray Antonio Margil de Jesus, pioneer missionary who came to Texas in 1716 to restablish missions among the Indians at Nacogdoches & San Augustine in East Texas and found the Mission San Jose in San Antonio. B/w photos & illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Light foxing to page edges and white dustjacket. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: A3016.

$81.00

The Day They Took My Uncle and Other Stories (SIGNED)
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The Day They Took My Uncle and Other Stories (SIGNED)

By Garcia, Lionel G.

College Station: Texas Christian Univ., 2001. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 234 pages. Short stories, mostly from South Texas and set in Hispanic culture. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no wear. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1943.

$17.00

Missions of San Antonio
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Missions of San Antonio

By Guerra, Mary Ann Noonan.

San Antonio: Alamo Press, 1982. 1st ed. . Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 49 pages. History and mostly b/w illustrations of the five Spanish missions in San Antonio. Bibliography and index. Fine/Wraps. New, out of our archives. Item #: E1847.

$10.50

Limestone and Log - A Hill Country Sketchbook
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Limestone and Log - A Hill Country Sketchbook

By White, J. Roy & Frantz, Joe B..

Austin: Encino Press, 1972. Reprint. . Hardcover. VG/Good+. 71 pages. White provides lovely pen & ink illustrations of hill country farmhouses, buildings, stores and scenes. Text by Franz. "C" printing. VG/Good+. Light foxing on page edges and cover, dustjacket has a 1-inch mended tear on front. Item #: A0923.

$9.50

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.

$18.50

Houston: A Sesquicentennial Commemorative
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Houston: A Sesquicentennial Commemorative

By Tucker, Lee & Marsha Tucker.

Houston: Pioneer Publications, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 357 pages. Illustrated Houston history. Fine/Fine. As new, remains in publisher shrinkwrap. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1946.

$24.50

Some More Horse Tradin': More Great Yarns from the Author of Horse Tradin'
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Some More Horse Tradin': More Great Yarns from the Author of Horse Tradin'

By Green, Ben K.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 257 pages. A collection of tales about Texas horse and cattle people. 16 pencil illustrations by Joe Beeler. Stated 1st. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Very light foxing on endpapers. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1954.

$22.00

A Man on the Moon (SIGNED)
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A Man on the Moon (SIGNED)

By Chaikin, Andrew.

New York: Penguin Books, 2000. Reprint. . Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 670 pages. The story of the Apollo Space Program. Foreword by Tom Hanks. Inscribed to NASA engineer's grandkids "See you on the moon! Best wishes", signed by the author and dated 5/16/2000. Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no reader crease. Item #: E1953.

$36.00

Rare Selections from Old Gun Catalogs 1880-1920
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Rare Selections from Old Gun Catalogs 1880-1920

By Schroeder, editor, Joseph J.

Northfield IL: DBI Books, Inc., 1977. Paperback. VG/Wraps. 96 pages. Stapled magazine format. Hundreds b/w illustrations of pistols, rifles, and shotguns, with their descriptions, on facsimile catalog pages. VG/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. All pages tanned. scattered foxing on front cover. Item #: E1945.

$10.50

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.

$17.50

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.

$24.00

Indian Wars of Texas
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Indian Wars of Texas

By Mayhall, Mildred P.

Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1965. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/VG. 270 pages. Historical sketches of Indian skirmishes with accounts of living on the frontier during dangerous times. B/w photos, fold-out map, notes, bibliography and index. Fine/VG. Light edgewear on dustjacket. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1938.

$51.50

.45-70 Springfield
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.45-70 Springfield

By Poyer, Joe & Craig Riesch.

Tustin, CA: North Cape Publications, 1991. Paperback. VG/Wraps. 98 pages. Describes hundreds of points to determine if a firearm is authentic. B/w illustrations throughout. VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks, no wear. Item #: E1932.

$12.50

Art and Design in Modern Custom Folding Knives
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Art and Design in Modern Custom Folding Knives

By Darom, David.

Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 2009. Reprint. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 256 pages. Beautiful artistic creations shown in color photos, with full info of makers, materials, and mechanisims. Contact info of makers. Black cloth-covered boards with silver titles on front and spine. Color photos on front and rear of black dustjacket. Stunning craftsmanship and photography. Near Fine/Near Fine. Hint of wear at dustjacket corner, else Fine. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1930.

$45.00

William Bollaert's Texas
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William Bollaert's Texas

By Bollaert, William & W. Eugene Hollon.

Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1956. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. VG/Good. 423 pages. Edited by Hollom from Bollaert's six diaries and notebooks and two volumes of journals, from December 1841 to April 1844. VG/Good. Tight, unmarked. Straight and square. Dustjacket has chips and small holes along the edges. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: B8216.

$20.50

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