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Behind The Plate, Cooking With The Houston Astros

By: 1988 Houston Astros Baseball Club

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frank Kutach & Associates: 1988

Seller ID: 24049


Purchase price of original book benefited the Epilepsy Foundation of Houston/Gulf Coast. Underwritten by the Bob & Vivian Smith Foundation. Heavy glossy thumbed index tabs. Lots of b/w photos. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 157 pages; 24049 View more info

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Texas A & M College Directory 1961-1962 Offices, Staff, Students

By: A & M College Students

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Agricultural and Mechanical College: 1962

Seller ID: 31008


Yellow Pages, 7. . ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages; 31008 View more info

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A Map Of Texas For The Texas Almanac

By: A. H. Belo Corporation

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas Morning News: 1947

Seller ID: 25879


4 1/2" x 8" folded, 21" x 25" unfolded. Reverse side is for tourists. Note paper-clipped to map dated 12/14/81 by the then-editor of Old West and True West Magazines, showing permission grants to use portions of this map in True West September 1981 article titled "Kidnapped By Bandits" and Old West, Sprint 1982 article titled "The Rustler Hills". From the editor's estate. Wear at extremities and folds. ; 25879 View more info

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A Map Of Texas For The Texas Almanac

By: A. H. Belo Corporation

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dallas Morning News: 1947

Seller ID: 25881


4 1/2" x 8" folded, 21" x 25" unfolded. Reverse side is for tourists. Wear at extremities and folds. ; 25879txeph View more info

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The Texas Folklore Society, Volume II, 1943-1971

By: Abernathy, Francis Edward (and Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, Assistant editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19576


J. Frank Dobie held the reins of the society from 1922 to 1943, when he turned the direction to Mody Coggin Boatright. These were the years when the Society lost J. Frank Dobie and Leonidas Payne, but it gained such notables as F. E. Abernathy. Preface: to Volume II, in which the author attempts to rectify errors in Volume I. Tiny closed tear, bottom edge of rear DJ; in mylar book jacket cover. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 320 pages; 19576 View more info

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Texas Folklore Society, Volume I: 1909 To 1943

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1992

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31203


The Society had its beginnings at the A&M-Texas football game in 1909. John Avery Lomax, a forty-two-year-old A&M English teacher from Harvard and Leonidas Warren Payne, a thirty-six year old UT English professor and linguist, met to discuss establishing a folklore society, as had been suggested by George Lyman Kittredge of Harvard. The announced purpose of the society was to collect and make known to the public songs and ballads, superstitions, signs and omens, cures an... View more info

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Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Encino Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22552


Ex-library markings kept at a minimum since it was not intended for check-out, only for library reference keeping this book from being near fine. DJ in mylar. The preface: "in which the editor apologizes to those readers who thought they were buying a bird book about roadrunners." black and white photographs plus line drawings. ; Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number XLI Series; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 179 pages; 22552 View more info

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A Texas Matchmaker

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21457


Romantic fiction. 5 illustrations plus tissued frontispiece. Extremities frayed, hinging, occasional foxing. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 355 pages; 21457 View more info

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The Old-time Cowhand

By: Adams, Ramon, F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York: .: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30713


An authentic look at the 'real' cowboys, not the gunslinger guys of TV and film. The author has captured the lingo of the range, the slang and idiom of the prairie, the lilt of sagebrush and mesa. Front DJ flaps hid the endpapers from the tanning on them. Lightly edgeworn and chipped at head of spine, DJ is in new mylar. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 354 pages; 30713 View more info

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Adams V. Texas The True Story Made Famous by the Highly Acclaimed Film "The Thin Blue Line"

By: Adams, Randall Dale, and William Hoffer, Marilyn Mona Hoffer

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Seller ID: 26252


The district attorney in this book is the same one in the Jack Ruby case. Adams was convicted of the murder of a man he had never seen or met and spent 12 years on death row before he was exonerated and released. Previous owner's name; edgewear, one closed tear to DJ front panel and one on rear panel. Semi-circular scuff on front panel of DJ. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 347 pages; 26252 View more info

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Tying Rope Halters L-459

By: Agricultural and Mechanical College Of Texas (A & M)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas Agricultural Extension Service: 1962

Seller ID: 22967


4 pages; 22967 View more info

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White Knight In Blue Shades

By: Agris, M. D. , Joseph

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, A-To-Z Publishing, in Cooperation With the Agris-Zindler Children's Foundation: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15320


Inscription by author on front free endpaper. News reporter for KTRK ABC-13 in Houston, Texas, since 1973, Zindler made local and national headlines when he closed down the infamous and legendary Chicken Ranch in Fayette County, Texas, near La Grange, after he made a news report on it in 1973. In fact this story was so spectacular it was featured in two 1974 issues of Playboy magazine, was the basis for the Broadway and film musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, a... View more info

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Travis Rebels Vs Macarthur Brahmas, Official Program, Sept. 14, 1962, House Park (austin, Texas)

By: AISD

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Publisher Listed.: 1962

Seller ID: 30301


Coca Cola ad on roster pages. Football program for Travis High School Rebels in Austin, Texas and MacArthur High School Brahmas in San Antonio, Texas. In mylar sleeve. Closed tears on front, horizontal crease, edgewear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 4 pages; 30301 View more info

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Flames After Midnight Murder, Vengeance, and the Desolation of a Texas Community

By: Akers, Monte

Price: $70.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1999

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30236


What happened in Kirven, Texas, [Freestone County] in May 1922, had been forgotten by the outside world until Monte Akers was transferred there. It was a co-worker's whispered words, "Kirven is where they burned the [Negroes]," that set the author to work at discovering the true story behind a young white woman's brutal murder and the burning alive of three black men who were almost certainly innocent of it. This was followed by a month-long reign of terror as wh... View more info

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Time At The Window

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kaleidograph Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17351


Green cloth boards with gilt titling. Author's signature on title page. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 76 pages; 17351; Signed by Author View more info

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Whistlin' Down Ant Holes

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Baywood Publishing Company: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16990


Inscribed by author. Cover of book states "ten adventurous stories" and there are ten listed on the rear cover. Title page and rear cover blurb, however, refers to "11" and there are eleven titles listed in the table of contents. One of these days, I'll actually count them inside the book, but not tonight. Table of contents shows "about the author" on page 227, but it is actually on page 229. No, I won't be counting the pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9&#... View more info

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Dan Moody, Crusader for Justice

By: Anderson, Ken

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Georgetown, TX, Georgetown Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31348


During the 1920's, the Ku Klux Klan was a national power, active in all 48 states, with 3 million members. In Texas, the Klan had 170, 000 members. Dan Moody obtained the first convictions and prison sentences against the 1920's version of the KKK. He then rallied public opinion against the Klan in a race for state attorney general. Moody defeated the Klan candidate in a run-off election. The New York Times would later declare Moody's victory "the death-knell of Klan... View more info

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Crime in Texas

By: Anderson, Ken

Price: $28.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30102


Inscribed by Ken Anderson. The author's royalties are being donated to various children's charities. The Texas criminal justice system has come a long way since the early 1990s, when a vicious crime spree by paroled murderer Kenneth McDuff convinced lawmakers and citizens that the system had broken down. In this book, District Attorney Ken Anderson describes major reforms that followed the McDuff case as he provides a complete overview of the criminal justice system in T... View more info

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Shells And Shores Of Texas

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1977

Seller ID: 22645


The Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation Series #5 Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 365 pages; 22645 View more info

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The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 16074


Map endpapers. Previous owner's gift note. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 64 pages; 16074 View more info