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Hoein' the Short Rows (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of North Texas Press: 1987-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-3-1800

ISBN: 0870742566

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Yellow Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 238 pages, 9 1/4" tall. Like new. DJ in protective mylar cover. Light wear on corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Texas Folklore Society Publication XLVII. Chapters include recollections of religious mores in Staples, Texas, growing up in Bosque County, Texas, revival meetings in Lone Grove, Texas, Frio Canyon hog drive, Santa Rita rig, poetry by cowboys and common folk, Texas Baptistry Paintings, Customizing Pickups, Lingo fo the Espee, celebrations of the dead in Spanish Southwest, Mexican Lime Kilns in West Texas, Cockfighting, hog dro... View more info

Within the Shadows of Castle Gap

By: Clendenen, Adah Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Talley Press: 1949-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-5-1948

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Black cloth hardcover.Castle Gap, one of the most picturesque and historic old landmarks of the Butterfield Route, is a break in the hills north of McCamey, Texas, located in the southwest part of our state and near the gateway to the Big Ben National Park. This book is a book of poetry about the area. View more info

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Southwest Texas Methodism R F Curl Methodist Church

By: Curl, R F

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Inter Board Council: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001032

Condition: Very Good


The Inter Board Council The Southwest Texas Conference, 1951, first edition, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 154 pages, 9 1/4" tall, Very Good. Cover has rubbing and corner wear. Name on endpaper. A few small stains on some pages. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.The book was a study book to broaden the knowledge of the Methodists concerning the work of their church. It is a book of history of the Methodist Church in Southwest Texas. Illustrated. View more info

The Wild Wild West Cookbook : Cuisine from the land of Cactus and Cowboys

By: Dayna Hayes [Editor]; Tim O'Reilly [Illustrator]; Betsy Triplett [Editor];

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Junior League of Odessa, Inc.: 1997-07-01

Seller ID: M10-5-1

ISBN: 096125081X

Condition: Used: Like New


No markings.A scrumptious cookbook celebrating the legendary cowboy through food, fun, and art. Specifically created to help the cook enjoy cooking as much as the folks enjoy eating. Enjoy authentic ranch recipes, Southwest favorites, some of Ma's staples, and original artwork depicting the excitement of the legendary cowboy and the western era through vivid color. View more info

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Mexican Migratory Workers of South Texas 1941

By: Federal Works Afgency

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1941-01-01

Seller ID: b2-4-1805

Condition: Used: Good


Ex-library book with minimal markings and check out pocket in the back of the book. Binding is loose with cracked hinges. Some insect damage. Cover worn with edge and corner wear. Overall clean.After the first World War two new types of agriculture requiring large supplies of seasonal labor grew increasingly important: fruit and winter vegetable growing in the southern climates of California, south Texas and Florida; and cotton growing on the sparsely populated high plains of west Texas and Oklahoma and in the irrigated valleys of Arizona and southern California. These crops were not so suscep... View more info

Hunting American Lions

By: Frank C. Hibben; Paul Bransom [Illustrator]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: T.Y. Crowell Co: 1948-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-22

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped, torn, and price clipped. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.In this stirring account, the author transmits the thrill of the headlong chase over dangerous country, the triumph of the moment when the cat is finally treed, the elemental savagery of the dogs' attack on the dead carcass. You will find out, as Frank Hibben did, many curious facts about the mountain lion, who can run more swiftly and kill more surely than any other American animal, yet be held at bay boy a pack of dogs; who rarely attac... View more info

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A Good Rooster Crows Everywhere George Pattullo Signed [Hardcover]

By: George Pattullo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Unknown: 1939-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 664

Condition: Collectible: Good


Signed by Author Privately Printed George Pattullo, Privately published, 1939, Rust Cloth Hardcover, 286 pages, 10 1/4" tall. Signed by the author. Cover has water stains and spine is sunfaded. Paste down label on front is clean and crisp. Label on spine is tanned. Spine cloth has small split. Back hinge cracked. Bumped corners. Light stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Historical fiction showing the development of the Southwest comprising the states of Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. View more info

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Song of the Lion (A Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novel)

By: Hillerman, Anne

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Harper: 2017-04-11

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17-8-5

ISBN: 0062391909

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.When a car bomb kills a young man in the Shiprock High School parking lot, Officer Bernadette Manuelito discovers that the intended victim was a mediator for a multi-million-dollar development planned at the Grand Canyon.But what seems like an act of ecoterrorism turns out to be something far more nefarious and complex. Piecing together the clues, Bernadette and her husband, Sergeant Jim Chee, uncover a scheme to disrupt the negotiations and inflame te... View more info

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Judgment Call CD (Joanna Brady)

By: Jance, J. A.; Huber, Hillary [Reader]

Price: $28.00

Publisher: HarperAudio: 2012-07-24

Seller ID: aud160-957

ISBN: 0062189417

Condition: Used: Like New


Box has light wear. Listened to only once. Read by Hillary Huber. 9 cd's, 11 hours. With Judgment Call, Jance achieves a new high in crime fiction, as Brady wrestles with her conflicting roles of law officer and mother when her daughter discovers the murdered body of the local high school principal, and the ensuing investigation reveals secrets no parent wants to hear. At once a breathtaking recreation of the rugged landscape of the American Southwest, a moving story of a mother’s concerns for her endangered child, and thrilling masterwork of brutal crime and expert detection, Judgment ... View more info

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Navajo Rugs Past, Present and Future

By: MAXWELL (Gilbert) with Eugen Conrotto

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Desert-Southwest Publications: 1963-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-983

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Very Good. Cover has rubbing and edgewerar. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 72 pages. Contents include: history; how a rug is made; rug types and areas; how to buy a rug; after the rug is home; how to collect, Navajo weaving; fact and fancy; bibliography. 20 Color and black and white illustrations. View more info

THE FIRST 100 YEARS: The Southwest Texas Conference of the Methodist Church, 1858-1958

By: Nail, Olin W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: S.W. Texas Conference: 1958-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1951

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Cover is insect damaged, stained and soiled. Tape on spine, back, and front cover. Light soiling on outside page edges. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The Methodist Churches in the region from San Angelo to Brownsville between east of the Pecos River. History from 1858 to 1958. Includes index, photo illustrations and errata slip taped on last page of index. View more info

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GREAT ROUNDUP: The Story of Texas and Southwestern Arizona (SPECIAL EDITION)

By: Nordyke, Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Co.: 1955-01-01

Seller ID: 2-3-917

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Pages slightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. DJ in protective mylar cover. Special Edition for the Texas Cattle Raisers Association. This organization is the focal point of the book, but it comes alive through individual stories of the men who shaped and guided this colorful business. View more info

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Santa Fe -- The Autobiography of A Southwestern Town -Foreword by Paul Horgan

By: Oliver La Farge

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Univeristy of Oklahoma Press: 1959-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-3-921

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket with light chips. In protective mylar cover.Forward by Paul Horgan, The author tells the story of the famous town through its newspaper articles; Santa Fe Trail, mountain men, fur trade, outlaws, Kit Carson, etc. index, illustrated with 25 black & white photo illustrations in which includes La Fonda, St. Francis Cathedral, Burro Alley, Bishop Building. View more info

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School by the River: Ursuline Academy to Southwest School of Art & Craft, 1851-2001

By: Pfeiffer, Maria Watson; Guerra, Dora Elizabeth [Foreword]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Maverick Publishing Company: 2001-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-3-1705

ISBN: 1893271196

Condition: Used: Like New


Like new. Dust jacket has slight crease in front. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Rust Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 198 pages, 11 1/4" tall.When seven women of the Order of Saint Ursula and one priest arrived in frontier San Antonio, Texas in 1851 to establish a school for girls, none could predict the dramatic future facing the tranquil campus that rose on the banks of the San Antonio River. By 1970, the Ursuline Academy had moved away. Then two other groups of determined women, the San Antonio Conservation Society and the Southwest Craft Center, closed ranks to rescue the a... View more info

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Tyrannosaur Canyon

By: Preston, Douglas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Forge Books: 2005-08-23

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15-1-9

ISBN: 0765311046

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on title page WITH inscription. " To Mary-All Best! Douglas Preston." First Edition with full number line. In protective clear mylar cover. Protective clear covers may have scratches that appear in the photograph. Dust jacket has rubbing and light edge wear. A moon rock missing for thirty years.Five buckets of blood soaked sand found in a New Mexico canyon.A scientist with ambition enough to kill.A monk who will redeem the world.A dark agency with a deadly mission.The greatest scientific discovery of all time.What fire bolt from the galactic dark shattered the Earth eo... View more info

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The Devil Colony: A Sigma Force Novel

By: Rollins, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2011-06-21

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10-1-965

ISBN: 0061784788

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and dated by author on title page without inscription. Laid in bookmark. Bottom corner bumped. Deep in the Rocky Mountains, a gruesome discovery—hundreds of mummified bodies—stirs international attention and fervent controversy. Despite doubts about the bodies' origins, the local Native American Heritage Commission lays claim to the prehistoric remains, along with the strange artifacts found in the same cavern: gold plates inscribed with an unfathomable script.During a riot at the dig site, an anthropologist dies horribly, burned to ashes in a fiery explosion in plain view... View more info

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Vinegarroon The saga of Judge Roy Bean, The Law West of the Pecos

By: Ruel McDaniel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: n/a: 1936-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-5-1618

Condition: New


First edition. Fine condition with glassine cover.Roy Bean wrote deeply into the history of the Southwest. Without realizing that he was doing anything materially out of the ordinary, he established himself without authority, save his indomitable spirit and two six-guns, as Law in the vast and lawless domain between El Paso and the Pecos River and proceeded to live the most amazing career in the later history of the Southwest. View more info

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Lone Star Regionalism: The Dallas Nine and Their Circle, 1928-1945

By: Stewart, Rick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Olympic Marketing Corp: 1985-03-01

Seller ID: 3-5-952

ISBN: 0877190151

Condition: Collectible: Good


Cover is rubbed, chipped, curled on edges and sun faded along bottom edge. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Exhibition catalog for the Lone Star Regionalism exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art in Texas' sesquicentennial year (1986). This was the inaugural exhibit for the new museum. 199 pages, including a section of color plates, Biographies and Catalog Listing, Index, and Photo Credits. The Dallas Nine in the subtitle refers to a group of artists in Dallas who turned to the Southwest for inspiration during the Great Depression years. View more info

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The First Eagle

By: Tony Hillerman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1998-08-05

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: unit74-84

ISBN: 0060175818

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on half title page without inscription. Stated First edition with full number line. In protective mylar cover.They very plague that decimated Europe in the fourteenth century lurks today in the high, dry land of the American Southwest. But Navajo Tribal policeman Jim Chee and his mentor, Joe Leaphorn, discover an even deadlier killer stalking the reservation in the most chilling and beautifully crafted novel yet from the beloved and bestselling master of Southwestern suspense. View more info

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Cacti of Texas and Neighboring States: A Field Guide

By: Weniger, Del

Price: $75.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1984-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-1-1821

ISBN: 0292710852

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Stated First Edition top corners lightly bumped. Previous owner's name stamped on half title page.The book makes possible the identification of cacti growing in five states; Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. They are listed by their recognized scientific names, immediately followed by all the common names by which the cactus is know in various localities, including Spanish and sometimes the Indian names. Color illustrations. View more info