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The Trapper's Last Shot

The Trapper's Last Shot

by RANNEY, William Tylee

New York: J.M. Emerson & Co. Engraving. Measures 21 5/8" x 26 3/8". Scuffs along margins and expert long repair lower right.<br/><br/> Artist William T. Ranney (1813-1857) was a prominent painter in the mid-19th century, known for his sporting scenes and Revolutionary War depictions. Influenced by his military experience with the Texan Army, his work differed from many New York artists as it reflected his enthusiasm for Western themes. He painted many scenes from hunting on the... Read more
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$3,000.00
Did You Ever... Meet a Texas Hero? (Volume 2)

Did You Ever... Meet a Texas Hero? (Volume 2)

by Marj Gurasich

Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, 1996. AY4 - A first edition (stated with numberline 23456789 centered) hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, foxing on the page edges mostly on the top, some light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Did You Ever... Meet a Texas Hero? (Volume 2) Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Ima Hogg Family, Scot Joplin, Jovita Idar de Juarez, "Dad" Joiner, Katherine Stinson, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Besse Coleman, John Nance Garner.... Read more
Item Price
$24.99
Free the Houston 12... Benefit film showing: The Promised Land... [handbill]

Free the Houston 12... Benefit film showing: The Promised Land... [handbill]

Buffalo, NY: Houston 12 Defense Committee, Youth Against War & Fascism, 1974. 8.5x14 inch handbill, horizontal fold, couple brief pencil notations. Announcement of a screening to raise funds for the Defense Committee. The Twelve, mostly Chicano prisoners, were all members of YAWF, a youth organization associated with the Workers World Party. They were beaten and arrested at a demonstration against Israel and five were charged with intent to murder a police officer.
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$30.00
Home: Photographs of Kerrville

Home: Photographs of Kerrville

by Joe Herring, Jr. (Edited by)

Kerrville, Texas: Herring Printing Company, 2010. CD1 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED by author with "All the best" written on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners and lower spine, some light discoloration and shelf wear. This book, with over 200 historic photographs of Kerrville and Kerr County, Texas, offers a... Read more
Item Price
$124.99
History of Eastland County, Texas

History of Eastland County, Texas

by Mrs. George Langston

Dallas, Texas: A.D. Aldridge & Co., 1904. N5 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition that has bumped corners, wear and tear on some cover edges, sides and corners, some scattered stains/smudge, sprayed red ink on the page edges, less than an inch tear on the lower hinge of the front endpaper, tanning and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. A true first edition since same date appears on the title and copyright page. Red cover cloth with gilt titles. 7.75"x5.25", 220 pages.... Read more
Item Price
$125.00
The Jumanos, hunters and traders of the South Plains

The Jumanos, hunters and traders of the South Plains

by Hickerson, Nancy Parrott

Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994. Paperback. xxviii, 270p., wraps, previous owner's name penned on half-title page else very good condition.
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$15.00
Federal encroachment upon the field of education in Texas

Federal encroachment upon the field of education in Texas

by Guleke, J.O

Washington DC: American Liberty League, 1936. 10p., staplebound pamphlet, some underlining and marginalia. Decries WPA projects related to education in Texas as unconstitutional interference in local affairs. "The resolution and statement herein contained were presented to the Board of Education by one of its members at the meeting of October 14, 1935. Though the Board declined to adopt it, its importance seems to demand publicity ...
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$30.00
Hugh Wilson: A Pioneer Saint

Hugh Wilson: A Pioneer Saint

by T.M. Cunningham

Dallas, Texas: Wilkinson Printing Co., 1938. AJ3 - A hardcover book in very good condition in fair dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and small tears on the edges, corners and sides, scattered rubbing, scuffing, and stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, scattered foxing and light stains mostly on the cover and page edges, light tanning and shelf wear. Hugh Wilson: A Pioneer Saint, Missionary to the... Read more
Item Price
$99.99
Oriental Art from Houston Collections

Oriental Art from Houston Collections

by Chow, Fong; William C. Agee

Houston, TX: The Museum of Fine Arts, 1975. [48p.], wraps, very good, 8.5x8.5 inches, B&W photos. Exhibition catalog.
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$12.00
Wanted: Historic County Jails of Texas

Wanted: Historic County Jails of Texas

by Edward A. Blackburn Jr

College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 2005. CF3 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges, some light foxing, light tanning and shelf wear. Book has bowed covers, lightly moisture soiled inside pages, light tanning and shelf wear. Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life Series, Number Eleven. 10.25"x7.25", 412... Read more
Item Price
$35.00
Glamourpuss

Glamourpuss

by McLaughlin, Christian

New York: Dutton, 1994. Hardcover. 249p., review copy with sheet laid in, fine first edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. McLaughlin's first novel centers on a gay soap opera actor.
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$15.00
Texas Liveoak

Texas Liveoak

by Foreman, Paul

Berkeley: Thorp Springs, 1977. Paperback. 60p., first edition paperback in brown pictorial wraps, minor stain in corner of front cover. Texas born California poet; some of these poems appeared in the IWW's Industrial Worker.
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$12.00
Big Thicket Legacy

Big Thicket Legacy

by Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller (Compiled and Edited by)

Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1977. BB4 - A first edition (no additional printings) hardcover book SIGNED and dated by Lynn Loughmiller and Campbell Loughmiller with "With best wishes" written on the front free endpaper in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has old price label adhered on the front flap, wrinkling, chipping, crease, and small tears on the edges, corners, and sides, scattered scratches and rubbing, tanning, and light shelf... Read more
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$74.99
We Were Prepared

We Were Prepared

by Frank Urbanic

Friendswood, Texas: AFMC Press, 2015. CA4 - A first edition (stated with complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the half-title page in near fine condition in near fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some light shelf wear. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Stories of Tragedy, Heroism, and Preparedness in the Texas City Disaster of 1947. 9.5"x6.5", 188 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard... Read more
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$22.50
Wild Rose: The Life and Times of Victor Marion Rose, Poet and Historian of Early Texas

Wild Rose: The Life and Times of Victor Marion Rose, Poet and Historian of Early Texas

by Louise O'Connor

College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 2018. AZ2 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED and dated by author on the title page in as new condition that has publisher defect (slightly croocked on the bottom inside pages the way it was bound but doesn't affect the book) and label on the front with no dust jacket. Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life Series Number 18. With Forewords by Gary Dunnam and Margaret Stoner McLean. The previously untold story of an early Texas literary... Read more
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$50.00
The Padre Island Story

The Padre Island Story

by Daly, Loraine & Pat Reumert

Naylor Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Looks almost new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Photos and illustrations. .
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$27.97
Landmarks of a Century in Oil and Gas Law: Twenty Cases That Shaped Texas Oil and Gas Jurisprudence

Landmarks of a Century in Oil and Gas Law: Twenty Cases That Shaped Texas Oil and Gas Jurisprudence

by Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (Compiled by)

Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, 2017. CE1 - A hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Includes a laid in typewritten letter to Section Members initialed by Charles W. Gordon IV, Chairman 2016-2017. 12.25"x9.25", 303 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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$19.99
GPU News [vol. 2, #12] September 1973: Sex Murders Shock Nation

GPU News [vol. 2, #12] September 1973: Sex Murders Shock Nation

by Gay People's Union, A. E. Housman, Stephen R. Jones, Sam Edwards, et al

Milwaukee: Liberation Publications, 1973. Magazine. 24p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, news, art, poetry, services & resources, ads, events, directory, very good newsletter in stapled wraps. Cover story on the mass-murder of 27 teenage boys by Elmer Wayne Henley & Dean Arnold Corll of Houston. Updates on local activities, discussions of the Movement, ads, photos, services, etc. Literary reviews. Issues for Oct. 1971 - Nov. 1974 lack volume and issue numbering but constitute v.1, #1 - v.4, #2. Volume... Read more
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$45.00
Views across the border; the United States and Mexico

Views across the border; the United States and Mexico

by Ross, Stanley R., ed

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1979. Paperback. xiv, 456p., foreword, introduction, appendixes, bibliography, index, footnotes, tables, very good second printing trade paperback in pictorial wraps. With much on cross-border immigration.
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$11.00
Littlefield, Texas (in The Earth, Vol. XIII, No. 4, April, 1916)

Littlefield, Texas (in The Earth, Vol. XIII, No. 4, April, 1916)

by Vandegrift, F. L. (editor)

The Earth, 1916. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Issue of 16 pages. Photgraphic image of Littlefield on front page and article on pp. 6-7 with photographs. Article on Coleman County, Texas, page 8 and Brown County, Texas, pp. 9-10 First edition (first printing). Very good copy in wrappers (paperback). The issue has been folded previously.
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$20.00
The Cook and the Carpenter: a novel by the Carpenter

The Cook and the Carpenter: a novel by the Carpenter

by Arnold, June, introduction by Bonnie Zimmerman, foreword by Karla Jay

New York: New York University Press, 1995. Hardcover. xxxiii, 180p., foreword, introduction, very good first edition thus in quarter-cloth boards and silvered titles. The original 1973 edition was Grier A** The Cutting Edge series: Lesbian Life and Literature, Karla Jay; series editor. Originally self-published in paperback under the aegis of Daughters, Inc. in 1973. Texas born writer who was part of the 1971 takeover of a building on the Lower east Side manhattan. This book deals partly with that... Read more
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$75.00
A West Texas Soapbox

A West Texas Soapbox

by Sanderson, Jim

College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 1998. AN1 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and dated by author in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light shelf wear. West Texas A&M University Series, Number Two. 9.5"x6.25", 123 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$9.00
By the work of their hands; studies in Afro-American folk life, with a foreword by Lawrence W. Levine

By the work of their hands; studies in Afro-American folk life, with a foreword by Lawrence W. Levine

by Vlach, John Michael

Charlottesville: Univeristy Press of Virginia, 1991. Trade Paperback. xviii, 240p., illus. in text, first wraps printing. Chapters on Virginia, Texas, the south, and more.
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$15.00
La lechuza; cuentos de mi barrio

La lechuza; cuentos de mi barrio

by Perales, Alonso S., illustrations by Barbara Brigham

San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1976. Paperback. xii, 26p., second printing, wraps; rubberstamp of a high school program for migrant education. Perales directed academic programs for the San Antonio school district. Perales directed academic programs for the San Antonio school district.
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$25.00
A Thousand Times Yes: Two Doctors Who Answered God&#39;s Call

A Thousand Times Yes: Two Doctors Who Answered God's Call

by Wanna Ann G. Fort, MD with Kim P. Davis

Birmingham, Alabama: New Hope Publishers, 2013. CG3 - A paperback book SIGNED by Wanna Ann G. Fort, MD on the first page and on the title page with "Psalm 37:5" in very good condition that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. 8.5"x5.5", 204 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. . Signed by Author. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Item Price
$19.99