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A LOOSE HERD OF TEXANS-SIGNED

By: Porterfield, Bill

Price: $25.33

Publisher: TAMU Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 076540

ISBN: 0890960445

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


78, hb, DJ mylar protected. Inscribed on first page; pgs clean and binding good with mild bumping. Light fading to DJ, tears to corners, piece missing from spine head; yellowing and small tears to edges. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 198 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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HOT AIR: THE (MOSTLY) TRUE STORY OF THE FIRST HOT-AIR BALLOON RIDE (CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK)

By: Priceman, Marjorie

Price: $38.45

Publisher: Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 078390

ISBN: 0689826427

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


05, hb, DJ, first edition. Beautiful color illustrated boards with matching wrap; very min wear to DJ. Pgs clean, binding tight as unread. Looks as new. ***** The mostly true story of the first hot -air balloon ride. Ages 4-8.; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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THIS IS TEXAS

By: Purcell, Mabelle & Stuart

Price: $9.96

Publisher: Austin, TX, Futura Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055040

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This is one of 2000 copies printed. Bk has blue bds, edgwr to sp ends and front foredge; pgs are clean and binding is tight. No DJ. **** ABOUT THE BOOK: Collection of articles, drawings & photographs concerned with the preservation of Texas heritage. ; 8.75 X 5.75 X .50 "; 240 pp View more info

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CHRIST THE LORD: OUT OF EGYPT

By: Rice, Anne

Price: $36.61

Publisher: Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 077270

ISBN: 0375412018

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


05, HB, First Edition, SIGNED by author. Bk is as UNREAD. Pgs clean, binding tight. Mylar protected; signed by author on Tp. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 321 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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MAIN STREET: The Face of Urban America

By: Rifkind, Carole

Price: $15.93

Publisher: New York, N. Y., Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 039970

ISBN: 0060135735

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


1977, HB, FED, DJ. BK IS brown with light fading to edgelight scuffing; one small closed tear at top edge. Very min. Edgwr. ***** ABOUT THE BOOK: GREAT book about America, as seen through its villages towns and cities, from 1850 to 1977.; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 267 pp View more info

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CONTEMPORARY TEXAS A Photographic Portrait

By: Sandweiss, Martha A. (gen. editor)

Price: $37.65

Publisher: Texas Monthly Pr: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 080820

ISBN: 0877190267

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


86, hb, first edition. Bk has mild edgwr; spine ends lightly faded; po inscription inside ffep; DJ has mild scuffing; wrinkling to upper rt corner and small closed tear; inside fold corner clipped; Pgs clean, binding tight. ****Very nice book of 150 color and b/w photos reflecting personal impressions of contemporary Texas. The photos make a powerful interpretative statement about the state's cultural, graphic, and economic diversity ; B&W Photographs; 1.18 x 12.05 x 8.98 Inches; 239 pp View more info

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THE SCHIWETZ LEGACY An Artist's Tribute to Texas, 1910-1971

By: Schiwetz, E. M. "buck"

Price: $34.73

Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 076230

ISBN: 0292775024

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


1972, FE, HB, Mylar protected DJ. Bk has mild fading to board edges; edgwr; light soiling to pg edges. DJ hs rubbing to spine ends; spine sunned; rubbing spots to back wrap; small closed tear to top edge; Pgs clean, binding tight. PO sticker inside front board. ****** Very nice collection of Texas history displayed in the form of art (96 plates). Artist's has included comments on his pictures at the back of book. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pp View more info

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THE PORT OF HOUSTON: A HISTORY

By: Sibley, Marilyn Mcadams

Price: $28.15

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 076300

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


1968, hb, FE; mylar protected. Bk has mild edgwr. DJ has edgwr, rubbing to spine ends; couple small closed tears to spine tail and top edge; inside fold has corner clipped. Pgs clean, binding tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pp View more info

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FACES OF POVERTY

By: Simon, Arthur R.

Price: $12.28

Publisher: St. Louis, Concordia Publishing House: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045100

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Bk looks as UNREAD. P. O. Sticker ffep. DJ has edgwr to fold edges; spine ends lightly worn, some scuffing; small closed tear to front at spine tail. Pgs clean and binding tight. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 133 pp View more info

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SECRET ARMIES: THE NEW TECHNIQUE OF NAZI WARFARE

By: Spivak, John L.

Price: $16.89

Publisher: New York, Modern Age Books, Inc.: 1939

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 058260

Condition: Good


Bk has a great deal of edgwr, wraps are taped to spine, pgs browned and brittle; 2nd printing. Pgs clean. Reading copy only. ; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 160 pp View more info

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OFF THE BEATEN TRAIL

By: Syers, William Edward

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1992

Seller ID: 043380

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


1971, HB. Book has white pgs, tight binding, no marks. DJ hs very light edgwr; MYLAR protected. 9th prtg. Pgs 493; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 493 pp View more info

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PLACES IN THE WORLD A PERSON COULD WALK : Family, Stories, Home, and Place in the Texas Hill Country

By: Syring, David

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Austin, Tx., University of Texas Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035610

ISBN: 0292777469

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


FED, HB, DJ. Bk has dent bottom edge; slight bend to frnt bds. DJ has very min. Edgwr; NO tears. Color illus. DJ w/ old house next to a field of bluebonnets. Mylar protected. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 233 pp View more info

DUE CONSIDERATIONS Essays and Criticism

By: Updike, John

Price: $259.39

Publisher: Knopf: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 075880

ISBN: 0307266400

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed, fep, HB, DJ AS NEW. Large red volume of essays and criticisms. Signed by author on TP. Fine in Fine DJ. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 703 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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NEW MEXICO'S BEST GHOST TOWNS A Practical Guide

By: Varney, Philip

Price: $11.51

Publisher: Albuquerque, N. M., University of New Mexico Press: 1987

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 064920

ISBN: 0826310109

Condition: Near Fine


Bk has purple wraps with light wear. Pgs clean, binding tight as unread. ****ABOUT THE BOOK: This guidebook surveys more than 80 ghost towns, grouped by geographic area. ; Foreword by Tony Hillerman; Trade PB; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 190 pp View more info

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SHELL AT DEER PARK: THE STORY OF THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS

By: Wells, Barbara

Price: $51.51

Publisher: Houston, TX, Shell Oil Company: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 041550

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


SIGNED by Author. Bk hs lt shelf/edgwr, couple indentions to top edge, corner rubbing. DJ has edgwr, sm cl tr at back top nr sp, lt scuffing. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 139 pp; Signed by Author View more info

THE OUTLINE of HISTORY, Vol. I, II, III

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $22.28

Publisher: New York, N. Y., Triangle Books: 1940

Seller ID: 041150

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


HB, 1940, No DJ, 3-VOL set. Bks have dark bl bds w/lt soiling, edgwr, sp sunned, sp ends frayed, pgs yellowed. Vol 1-Ancient History; Vol 2-Medieval; Vol 3-Modern. PRE-1970; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; 1197 pp View more info

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PLAYBOY'S BOOK OF FORBIDDEN WORDS A LIBERATED DICTIONARY OF IMPROPER ENGLISH, CONTAINING OVER 700 UNINHIBITED DEFINITIONS OF ER

By: Wilson, Robert Anton

Price: $66.69

Publisher: Playboy Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068510

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


72, fe, HB, first edition. Bk has mild shlf/edgwr. DJ has mild yellowing; mylar protected. Pgs lightly age yellowed; binding tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pp View more info

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CHRIST AND THE COWBOY

By: Wyatt, Kenneth

Price: $41.31

Publisher: Y-8 Pub. Co: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 072010

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Y-8 Pub. Co, 1998. Fine book in F Dust jacket. 1998. Hardcover. Bk has very mild shlfwr; DJ unmarked, no tears. Pgs clean, binding tight. Mylar protected. ****** ABOUT THE BOOK: Book of beautiful cowboy poetry and art. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 151 pp . ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 151 pp View more info

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IN GOD'S NAME: An Investigation Into the Murder of Pope John Paul I

By: Yallop, David

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group (Trd): 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 065460

ISBN: 0553050737

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Bk has usual library markings/stamps. Light soiling to pg edges, binding loosening; separating between pg 114-115 and 214-215. DJ mylar protected. Pgs clean. ***** ABOUT THE BOOK: The investigation into the murder of Pope John Paul I. ; Ex-Library; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 339 pp View more info

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A G. I. 'S VIETNAM DIARY: 1968-1969

By: Yezzo, Dominick

Price: $21.57

Publisher: New York, N. Y., Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043420

ISBN: 0531026841

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


74, HB, Mylar, FE. Bk looks great w/only mild age yellowing. DJ is price clipped, wrinkling to spine ends; wear to sp ends, small tear to top edge front; back and spine head. MYLAR protected. *******ABOUT THE BOOK: Story told by a young soldier about his experiences in Vietnam. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 96 pp View more info