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GALVESTON BAY

By: Antrobus, Sally E.

Price: $33.79

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068110

ISBN: 1585444618

Condition: Near Fine


Bk is as UNREAD. Wraps are color illustrated . Pgs clean and binding tight. ; Gulf Coast Studies; Trade PB; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 225 pp View more info

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DEMPSEY- SIGNED INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION

By: Dempsey, Jack

Price: $112.75

Publisher: New York, Baylor University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 058040

ISBN: 0060110546

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


SIGNED BY AUTHOR on ffep. Bk has grey boards with red spine. Light soiling to boards, wear to edges; one corner worn thru; binding starting to loosen; light soiling to pg edges. DJ has shlf/edgwr, scuffing, MYLAR protected. Pgs unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pp; Signed by Author View more info

DEMPSEY- SIGNED INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION

By: Dempsey, Jack; dempsey, barbara piattelli

Price: $112.75

Publisher: New York, Baylor University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 090700

ISBN: 0060110546

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on ffep. Bk has grey boards with red spine. Light soiling to boards, wear to edges; one corner worn thru; binding starting to loosen; light soiling to pg edges. DJ has shlf/edgwr, scuffing, MYLAR protected. Pgs unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, 1876-1976

By: Dethloff, Henry C.

Price: $75.15

Publisher: Texas a & M Univ Pr: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 068730

ISBN: 0890960062

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


HB, FEB, SIGNED /inscr, DJ mylar protectedd. By author ffep. Bk has mild edgwr, spine ends rubbed. DJ has light soiling, small closed tears to spine ends, wrinkling; Mylar protected. Pgs clean and binding tight. ; Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas a & M University, No. 2; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 232 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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THE WELCOME SWEDE- FIRST EDITION

By: Diggs, J. Frank

Price: $69.51

Publisher: Vantage Press, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057650

ISBN: 0533078180

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Bk looks as UNREAD. DJ has mild edgwr; small chip missing to front bottom corner; small fold to bottom frnt. DJ MYLAR protected. Binding tight and pgs clean. **** ABOUT THE BOOK: The true story of a young man who brought hope to thousands of Nazi Germany's prisoners war. ; 8.5 X 5.75 X .75 "; 178 pp View more info

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VIETNAM INC. 1971 B/W PHOTOGRAPHY

By: Griffiths, Philip Jones

Price: $122.15

Publisher: COLLIER BOOKS: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 075830

Condition: Very Good-


1971, SB, FE. Bk has mild wear to covers; wraps lightly soilded; small stain to TP near bottom; mild chipping to edges; crease to spine; spine ends rubbed. Pgs lightly browned but clean. ******* B/W graphic photos from Viet Nam war. RARE book. ********His book on the war, Vietnam Inc. , gave form to Western misgivings about American involvement in Vietnam. Vietnam Inc. Photos have proven to be an in-depth document of Vietnamese culture under attack. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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COWBOYS AND CATTLELAND

By: Halsell, H. H

Price: $80.79

Publisher: Printed for the author by the Parthenon Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 076060

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


37, hb, fe, SIGNED. Bk has dark blue boards with faded lettering to spine; corners worn thru; pgs brittle and age browned (pg 31 shows considerable wear to pg edges) ; SIGNED. Rubbing to spine ends; corners worn. Pgs clean, binding good. ***** Chisholm Trail Series Book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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NOT SO WILD, THE OLD WEST

By: Harvey, Clara Toombs

Price: $79.85

Publisher: Golden Bell Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 068040

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


***SIGNED/INSCRIBED by AUTHOR and dated on first page) ** Bk has green boards with mild edgwr. DJ has closed tears, spine is sunned, big chip missing to top front (1.5 X 2) , chip to back bottom; now MYLAR protected. Pgs clean and binding tight. Texas Author. ***** ABOUT THE BOOK: Written about the Union county, with facts, fable and fun, bringing history up to 1909. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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THE CHICKEN RANCH The True Story of the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

By: Hutson, Jan

Price: $61.92

Publisher: A. S. Barnes & Co., South Brunswick: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 073610

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


80, HB, SIGNED, mylar. Bk has edgwr, spine ends bumped, mild lean to book; few pgs have light yellowing/staining; pg edges lightly soiled; DJ has rubbing to along all edges, spine ends/corners chipped, ghost sticker to top edge, fading, light soiling. Pgs clean, binding good. MYLAR protected. (isbn: 0498024350) ***** ABOUT THE BOOK: Author has described the history of this brothel, and it's end, brought on by tv reporter Marvin Zindler. Interesting story about a little history in little ole La Grange, small town in Texas. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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TEXAS--A ROADSIDE VIEW-FIRST EDITION

By: Johnson, Lady Bird

Price: $287.59

Publisher: Trinity University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 069450

ISBN: 0911536892

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


80, hb, fe, SIGNED by Author. Bk has light shlf/edgwr; light sunning to spine of DJ; inscription inside ffep; SIGNED by Lady Bird Johnson on special bookplate made to match the DJ. Mylar protected. Pgs clean, binding tight. ***Book showing the many flowers from the Texas highway beautification program started by Lady Bird Johnson. Johnson; Foreward by Diana Hobby; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 51 pp; Signed by Author ; Foreward by Diana Hobby; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 51 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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CONVERSATIONS WITH TEXAS WRITERS

By: Leonard, Frances; Cearley, Ramona; Holley, Joe

Price: $43.19

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 076310

ISBN: 0292706413

Condition: Very Good+


05, SB, FE, Signed by editors and photographer. Bk has light shlf/edgwr, scuffing; sp ends rubbed. Pgs clean, binding tight. ; Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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PLUCKY BOYS - 1884 Business Boys' Library - III

By: Maria, Dinah; Sophie May; Mary Densil; James Otis; James Clement Ambrose; Tarpley Starr; Amanda B Harris; (Mulock Craik)

Price: $51.65

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop & Company: 1884

Seller ID: 066410

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Bk has red boards with black lettering; gold circle with 2 boys fighting wolf on front. Bk has mild edgwr; small nick to spine tail and top board edge; pgs age browned. Pgs clean, binding loosening but intact. NAP ***** Includes stories by several authors including: Sophie May; Mary Densil; James Otis; James Ambrose; Trapley Starr; Amanda Harris; Edith Robinson; George Eggleston; Sarah Jewett; Susan Power; Kate Clark; Mary Wager-Fisher; Hope Ledyard; and Mrs. H. B. Cheever. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 345 pp View more info

THE ART OF MICHAEL PARKES Intro by John Russell Taylor

By: Parkes, Michael

Price: $278.19

Publisher: The Netherlands, Swag King Editions: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 076231

ISBN: 9078460016

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


FED, HB, SIGNED BOOKPLATE, DJ MYLAR PROTECTED. LArge hardcover with dustjacket. SIGNED by Michael Parkes on a loosely laid in bookplate. Book is as NEW/UNREAD. Dustjacket is in Fine condition. This Edition is Limited to 5000 copies.. Beautiful hardbound collection of some 200 paintings by Michael Parkes. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 215 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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BARTON SPRINGS ETERNAL The Soul of a City

By: Pipkin, Turk

Price: $25.36

Publisher: Austin, TX, Softshoe Publishing: 1993

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 080390

ISBN: 188148405x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


93, hb, DJ. Reprint of the 1982c. Bds are white w/blue lettering; mild edgwr. Pgs clean, binding tight. Very nice copy. ; Narrow 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 136 pp 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: $33.79

Publisher: Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 078390

ISBN: 0689826427

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine 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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CHRIST THE LORD: OUT OF EGYPT

By: Rice, Anne

Price: $61.05

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

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

DUE CONSIDERATIONS- SIGNED FIRST Essays and Criticism

By: Updike, John

Price: $240.59

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