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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
1 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A really attractive, solid copy. A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025242

Price: 75.00 USD
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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
2 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Very Good 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Closed tear to lower spine has been carefully repaired. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025243

Price: 50.00 USD
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Spanish Texas - Yesterday and Today, Ashford, Gerald
3 Spanish Texas - Yesterday and Today
Ashford, Gerald
Austin/New York Jenkins Publishing Company 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black decorative lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean marbled beige endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 296 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book tells the story of the Spanish heritage in Texas. 8vo. Texas. 012530

Price: 25.00 USD
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Borderline, Barr, Nevada
4 Borderline
Barr, Nevada
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 2009 0399155694 / 9780399155697 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 399 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Another page-turning Anna Pigeon mystery novel set in the wide-open vistas of southwestern Texas. 027222

Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Smoke Up the Valley: An Historical Novel of Texas in the '70's
Barrett, Monte
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear to corners, hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps (small bookstore name & address ink-stamped on front fixed endpaper). Cracking to paper at rear hinge has been expertly repaired. 344 pgs. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016023

Price: 12.00 USD
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Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream, Bissinger, H. G.
6 Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream
Bissinger, H. G.
Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1990 0201196778 / 9780201196771 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing ("First Printing, July 1990" with letter line beginning with "A"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 357 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; mere hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book documents the coach and players of a high school football team of Odessa, Texas and the town's obsession with the game. Made into a film in 2004 and a television series which premiered in 2006. 018507

Price: 120.00 USD
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Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists, Bonta, Marcia Myers
7 Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists
Bonta, Marcia Myers
Texas A&M University Press 1991 0890964890 / 9780890964897 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book, stated First Edition. Size approx. 6" x 9". No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 299 pages with index. Women naturalists in the late eighteenth through the early twentieth centuries - biographies of 25 of these women in a well-detailed study. 026486

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Bartletts of Box-B Ranch, Campbell, Camilla
8 The Bartletts of Box-B Ranch
Campbell, Camilla
New York Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Glenn Chestnut, Illustrator 
Clean turquoise boards with yellow illustration on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 255 pgs. Illustrations by Glenn Chestnut. Clean dustjacket is unclipped (2.25 on front inside flap), has a few tiny nicks, slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A children's story about life on a big Texas cattle ranch, with 32 full-page illustrations by Glenn Chestnut. 018694

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid, Carey, Mary
9 A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid
Carey, Mary
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1991 0-89015-831-2 / 9780890158319 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 102 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy has excitement and adventure when his father is assigned to an oil drilling rig above the Arctic Circle. 8vo. Fiction. 013058

Price: 25.00 USD
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Dallas Cowboy Wives "Celebrating Texas Cuisines" Cookbook and Family Photo Album, Dallas Cowboy Wives
10 Dallas Cowboy Wives "Celebrating Texas Cuisines" Cookbook and Family Photo Album
Dallas Cowboy Wives
Granbury, Texas Happy Hill Farm Academy 1996 First Hardcover Fine 
"First Printing, October, 1996 stated on copyright page. Clean unworn glossy boards with comb binding in excellent condition. No bumping or wear. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs (full color and black and white). Cooking tips and favorite recipes from the wives of the Dallas Cowboys, plus Cowboys' candid family photos, previously unpublished Cowboys information and personal reflections. 020282

Price: 15.00 USD
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Exploration in Texas, Ancient & Otherwise with Thoughts on the Nature of Evidence, Davis, John L.
11 Exploration in Texas, Ancient & Otherwise with Thoughts on the Nature of Evidence
Davis, John L.
San Antonio, TX The University of Texas 1984 086701-018-5 / 9780867010183 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in clean dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner names or bookplates. Clean orange-brown endpapers. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. 136 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps, photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10-1/2". 010903

Price: 65.00 USD
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Wild, Woolly & Wicked - The History of the Kansas Cow Towns and the Texas Cattle Trade, Drago, Harry Sinclair
12 Wild, Woolly & Wicked - The History of the Kansas Cow Towns and the Texas Cattle Trade
Drago, Harry Sinclair
New York Clarkson N. Potter 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Clean mauve cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on half-title page; no other marks. 354 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/16"), hint of very light rubbing. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Complete and accurate story of the hell-roaring Kansas cowtowns--the brief violent lives of Abilene, Ellsworth, Newton, Wichita, Caldwell and Dodge City. 018160

Price: 20.00 USD
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Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II), Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
13 Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II)
Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
Colorado Springs, CO Western Horseman 1998 0911647309 / 9780911647303 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with color illustrated cover, measures 8-1/2" x 11, 168 pgs. No creasing or chipping; bindings are tight, pages are clean. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. 191 pgs. Lists pedigrees and halter and performance records, progeny records of legendary Quarter Horses, and a story detailing each horse's life. Horses included in this volume include: Clabber; Driftwood; Easy Jet; Grey Badger II; Jessie James; Jet Deck; Joe Bailey P-4 (Gonzalez); Joe Bailey (Weatherford); King's Pistol; Lena's Bar; Lightning Bar; Lucky Blanton; Midnight; Midnight Jr.; Moon Deck; My Texas Dandy; Oklahoma Star P-6; Oklahoma Star Jr.; Peter McCue; Rocket Bar; Skipper W; Sugar Bars; Traveler. 018281

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Lone Star Ranger, Grey, Zane
14 The Lone Star Ranger
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1915 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean bright original dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name, date, and tiny paper fragment on front free endpaper. 373 pages. Clean jacket has shallow chipping to top and bottom spine edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An adventurous story of the vast cattle reaches of Texas during the 1870's, a time of rustlers, gunfighters and outlaws. 022085

Price: 30.00 USD
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Jackknife John, Hanes, Frank Borden
15 Jackknife John
Hanes, Frank Borden
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original dust jacket, signed by the author. Very clean yellow cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear, one tiny (under 1/16") closed tear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tiny red number "34" at top corner of front free endpaper. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 265 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Quarter Horse Jackknife John, and the engrossing account of how he won the cutting competition at Fort Worth. 8vo. Horses. 011544

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Strange Triangle of G.B.S., Hanley, Tullah Innes
16 The Strange Triangle of G.B.S.
Hanley, Tullah Innes
Boston Bruce Humphries, Inc. 1959 Second Edition (signed) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Second Edition, inscribed and signed by author with two original color photos taped in next to inscription on front free endpaper. Turqoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very narrow vertical water stain to rear spine edge, hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 336 pgs. Author inscription on front free endpaper reads: "To my dear friend, glorious Gloria Barrie - affectionately - Tullah Hanley 1970 Oct. w.j.c. - For this labor of love of 6 years. I am the only woman recipient of an honorary Fellowship of the Arts & Sciences from Texas Univ. - T.I.H. (my next one will be the Love of Art + Art of Love." Two photos taped beside inscription, one of the author in a gown and turban, long gloves, holding her cat and her maid standing nearby; the other of the author lying on the floor with her legs extended overhead in an L-shape, wearing stiletto heels(!). Dustjacket is not price clipped, clean except for a few small faint water spots to spine, one tiny chip (smaller than a match head) at base of spine, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 016576

Price: 50.00 USD
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There's nothing in the middle of the Road But Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos, Hightower, Jim
17 There's nothing in the middle of the Road But Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos
Hightower, Jim
New York Harper Collins 1997 0-06-018766-2 / 9780060187668 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second printing, signed by author, in clean dust jacket. Very clean black boards with gray spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small faint black spot on front free endpaper (size of large pea). Inscribed and SIGNED by author on title page. 292 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author focuses his sharp Texas wit, populist passion, and native smarts on America's political, economic, scientific, and media establishments. 012788

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Last Camel Charge - The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment, Johnson, Forrest Bryant
18 The Last Camel Charge - The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment
Johnson, Forrest Bryant
New York Berkley Caliber 2012 0425245691 / 9780425245699 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale yellow boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with small remainder mark on bottom text block edge near spine. No other marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 365 pages with bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the first book to tell the complete story and document in detail the military's experiment with camels. At the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848, a need emerged for control of--and transportation through--the country's vast new western territories. In a radical move, the War Department ordered a navy ship and its captain to the Middle East to purchase camels and deliver them to an army post in Texas. 024785

Price: 15.00 USD
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19 On the Long Tide
Krey, Laura
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with reddish brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Illustrated endpapers (drawing and map). Pages are clean and bright. Red top stained edges. Previous owner name on half-title. 642 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has tear along front spine fold (taped on back side), rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical novel of Texas during the reconstruction period. 8vo. Historical Novel. 007452

Price: 20.00 USD
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Dodsworth, Lewis, Sinclair
20 Dodsworth
Lewis, Sinclair
New York Harcourt Brace 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original second-state dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with orange title box and line border. Mere hint of very light soiling, very light surface wear at spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1929) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Published March, 1929 on copyright page, 377 pages. Dustjacket has publisher's price of $2.50 on front inside flap with two reviews, is clean, uncreased, with very tiny corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adapted for the stage in 1934 by Sidney Howard and filmed in 1936 by William Wyler, and the basis for a 1950 British television drama starring Ruth Chatterton and Walter Abel; also a 1995 musical adaptation that was staged in Fort Worth, Texas with Hal Linden and Dee Hoty. 022190

Price: 400.00 USD
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