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Talking with Texas Writers: Twelve Interviews

By: Bennett, Patrick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1980-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-2-1502

ISBN: 0890960992

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dust jacket has light rubbing and chipping. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Texas has a whole remuda of writers, some native-born and Texas raised and some immigrants to the state. They range from poets and playwrights to newspapermen and novelists. Pat Bennett has rounded up twelve of the most respected of them to discuss their work and their opinions about Texas writing and literature in general. Authors include: A. C. Greene, Larry McMurtry, John Graves, Max Apple, Shelby Hearon, Preston Jones, Tom Lea, William Goyen, and Larry King. View more info

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The Romance of Davis Mountains and Big Bend Country: Edition Texana

By: Carlysle Graham Raht; Illustrator-Waldo Williams

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rahtbooks Co.: 1963-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: g3-2-923

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Edition Texana reprint of a rare edition, long out of print, a local history hailed for its clear insight, and interviews from tight-lipped people. Illustrated with drawings by Waldo Williams, and historical photographs. This copy has been signed fully by the author on ffep. In illustrated blue cloth, and illustrated dust jacket.. Signed by Author. Dj is rubbed, chipped, faded, ballpoint pen mark and torn. Pages have slight yellowing on edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The book is an account of the discovery and development of Trans-Pecos Texas. The reader will learn about the va... View more info

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Hill Country Chronicles (TX) (American Chronicles)

By: Clay Coppedge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2010-08-13

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-913

ISBN: 1596299800

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author and dated 2010 on attached bookplate. Interesting collection of stories about Texas Hill Country history. Includes legend of Llano's Enchanted Rock and the true story of Jim Bowie's famous knife.Texas Hill Country is a rugged and hilly area of central Texas known for its food, architecture and unique melting pot of Spanish and European settlers. The area's rich history is filled with quirky and fascinating tales about this landscape and the animals and people who have called it home. Clay Coppedge has been gathering Texas stories for over thirty years. This collection of his ... View more info

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Frontier Forts of Texas

By: Conger; Day; Frantz; Simpson; et al.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Texian Press: 1966-06-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-3-919

ISBN: 0872440036

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition as stated. Dust jacket has 2" tear along back of spine. Chipped with split of back flap. DJ has yellowing and rubbing. Book near fine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Laid in map and tourist guides to Ft. Clark and Brackettville, Texas.A study of Forts Belknap, Bliss, Brown, CLark, Concho, Davis, Mason, and Sam Houston. Introduction by Rupert N. Richardson. Original paintings by Melvin C. Warren. View more info

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The Texas Almanac: 1857-1873: A Compendium of Texas History

By: Day, James M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Texian Press: 1967-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: b2-2-1820

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


DJ has light chipping. Page edges are lightly yellowed. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The first edition of the first volume of The Texas Almanac (1857 - 1873), offers first hand accounts of Texas statehood history. A compendium of Texas History. Sam Houston read the Texas Almanac. More than a century later Governor John Connally wrote of the 1966-67 edition that it reflected "a true picture of Texas." That faithful reflection of a vast region, its resources and people, for a hundred years and longer has made the Texas Almanac the greatest influence on Texas of any book ev... View more info

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In the Cattle Country: History of Potter County

By: Della Tyler Key

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tyler-Berkley Company: 1961-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-4-12

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Cover is rubbed and has edge wear. Previous owners names are written on fep. Light yellowing on page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight Covers the time period 1887-1962. This edition dedicated to the Seventy-fifth Diamond Jubilee year of the founding of Potter County, Texas. History told in short vignettes, from early ranches, cattle shipping points to streetcars, Tri-State Fair, etc. Extensive index. Photo illustrations. View more info

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Texas: A Literary Portrait

By: Graham, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Corona Pub Co: 1985-06-01

Seller ID: 77-2-1949

ISBN: 0931722411

Condition: Used: Good


Light edge wear with light stain on the outside edge. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.One of only 750 copies published. "glimpses of Texas by 50 renowned writers", including Jack Keruak, McMurty, Oscar Wilde, Walter Prescott Webb, Amy Lowell, John Steinbeck, Rolando Hinojosa, Paul Horgan & many others View more info

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The Eye of the Mammoth: Selected Essays (Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture)

By: Harrigan, Stephen; Lemann, Nicholas [Foreword]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2013-04-15

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-913

ISBN: 0292745613

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription.History, natural history, human history, and personal history and place are the cornerstones of The Eye of the Mammoth. But the specific history or place varies considerably from essay to essay. Harrigan's career has taken him from the Alaska Highway to the Chihuahuan Desert, from the casinos of Monaco to his ancestors' village in the Czech Republic. Texas is the subject of a number of essays, and a force in shaping others, as in The Anger of Achilles, in which a nineteenth century painting moves the author despite his possessing a Texan's sus... View more info

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Texas Wildlife: Photographs from Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

By: Introduction-David Baxter; Introduction-Ted L. Clark; Introduction-John Jefferson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: TAMU Press: 1982-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-2-907

ISBN: 089096047X

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Stated first edition. Previous owner's name and gift inscription on endpaper. DJ is rubbed, chipped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Fine nature photography has long been a hallmark of Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine, and here you will find 232 full-color images in this nicely bound and produced hardcover book. View more info

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Glover's Illustrated Letters: for the Artist, Historian, Texania and Americana Collector

By: Jack Glover

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cow Puddle Press: 1977-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-1-956

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and inscribed by author on portrait page. " For friends, Dwain & Carol Middlebrooks. Great People. Old Onery- Jack Glover." A collection of illustrated letters written in the 1960's and 1970's by famous people and famous Western artists. Forward by John Justin of Justin Boots, letters from Presidents, artists and cartoonist. Some of the letters included are from: Ronald Reagan, Fred Harman, Randy Steffen, Harry Truman,Al Napoletano, Joe Beeler, Bob Tommey, Jay Jenkins, Walt Cude, Bob Mooline, Richard M. Moore, Bob Dale, Joe Grandee, Ace Reid, Don Trachte, Gloria Marshall, Andrew Berric... View more info

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The Bugles Are Silent Texas Revolution Knaggs

By: Knaggs, John R

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Shoal Creek Publishers: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000398

ISBN: 0883190303

Condition: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by Author John R. Knaggs and dated Oct 23, 1977, stated first edition. Inscribed to "Tom and Carolyn with best regards, John Knaggs San Antonio, Texas." Very Good. DJ is chipped. Light foxing on endpapers and pages yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A fascinating novel which offers some interesting observations about the Texas Revolution. View more info

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Big Spring Casual Biography of a Prairie Town Philips

By: Philips, Shine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Inc: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001314

Condition: Very Good


First edition, Tan Cloth Hardcover with Dustjacket, 231 pages, 9 1/4" tall, DJ is rubbed, chipped, torn and has light stains. Previous owner's name is marked out with black marker on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The Casual Biography of a Prairie Town. Contents include: WATERHOLE, PILLROLLER, SHE"S TAKEN BAD, DOC, LAW AND DISORDER, SADDLEBAG PARSONS, NAME YOUR PIZEN, BARBERSHOP BALLAD, DRUMMERS, GIT ALONG LITTLE DOGIES, SQUATTERS, CRITTERS, COME AND GET IT, TENDERFEET, PUT YOUR LITTLE FOOT DOWN, IT"S A FUNNY THING, BOOK LEARNING, FOLKS AT HOME, SOMETHING ABO... View more info

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Frontier Odyssey Early Life Texas Spanish Town Signed [Hardcover]

By: Ramiro Sanchez

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Jenkins Publishing Co: 1981-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 986

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Red Cloth Hardcover, 110 pages, 8 3/4" tall. Near fine. A couple of small dark spots on the cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. History of Laredo in south Texas on the Mexican border, from colonization in the 16th Century through the last half of the 19th Century. View more info

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Catalogue Nine

By: Sloan, Dorothy and Michael Vinson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sloan and Vinson: 1991-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1616

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


cover has light rubbing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Contents include: Americana, art, fiction & literature, Indians of the Americas, Maps, Mexico & Latin America, Natural History & Science, Photography, Texana. Includes color plates. View more info

Image for Reminiscences of Civil War Ralph Smith Texas Infantry

Reminiscences of Civil War Ralph Smith Texas Infantry

By: Smith, Ralph J

Price: $145.00

Publisher: W W Morrison: 1962

Edition: Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000989

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 50 pages, 10" tall, No. 232 of 250 numbered copies. single sided, typescript. scarce.: Very Good. Cover is darkened on edges and spine and has a couple of small stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Reminiscences of Ralph J. Smith, Sometimes Private, Co. K., 2nd Texas Inf. (San Marcos, 1911). View more info

Image for The Heritage of the Desert Zane Grey Photoplay [Hardcover] by Grey, Zane

The Heritage of the Desert Zane Grey Photoplay [Hardcover] by Grey, Zane

By: Zane Grey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap: 1910-01-01

Seller ID: 318

Condition: Used: Good


Illustrated with scenes from the photoplay a Paramount Picture, Grosset and Dunlap, 1910, H-A, Gray Cloth Hardcover with desert scene, 298 pages plus ads, 7 3/4" tall. Cover is rubbed and has edge wear. Soiling on cover. Stamp on endpaper and name with date of previous owner in large pencil letters on endpaper. Book slightly askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Heroine of story is half Indian, half Spanish, falls in love with young man from the east. View more info

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THE HASH KNIFE OUTFIT [Unknown Binding] by Zane Grey

By: Zane Grey

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1933-01-01

Seller ID: 345

Condition: Used: Good


Blue Cloth Hardcover, 323 pages, 7 1/2" tall. Good. Water stain mainly on back top pages. Front cover shows light water stain. Rubbing , corners worn, light wear on toe and heel of spine. Stamp on endpaper. Small stains on outside page edges and a couple of back pages. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.Set in early Arizona this western is about the ruthless bloody feud between the Diamond & Hash Knife outfits. View more info