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Image for To Hell I Reckon A Book of Original Thoughts, Quotations and Reproductions

To Hell I Reckon A Book of Original Thoughts, Quotations and Reproductions

By: Broocks, John H.

Price: $43.00  $36.55

Publisher: Houston, TX, Southwest Printing Plant: 1924

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30147

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


13 illustrations. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 376 pages; 30147 View more info

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A Bird On The Wing

By: Muennink, Cora Campbell

Price: $13.80  $11.73

Publisher: Austin, TX, Shelby Printing: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28579

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A scholarship in the author's name was given to the previous owner, as indicated on ffep. Ms. Muennink was a member of the St. John's united Methodist Church, who gave this scholarship to John Marshall Elliot. Book was published right after her husband died. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 53 pages; 28579 View more info

Image for Hackberry Cavalier Being a Chronicle of the More Outstanding Adventures in Love and Life of That Bucolic Lothario, That Robin Hood of the Post Oak Woods, That Elegant Gentleman and Great Spirit: Edgar Selfridge Et Cronies

Hackberry Cavalier Being a Chronicle of the More Outstanding Adventures in Love and Life of That Bucolic Lothario, That Robin Hood of the Post Oak Woods, That Elegant Gentleman and Great Spirit: Edgar Selfridge Et Cronies

By: Perry, George Sessions

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1944

Seller ID: 31165

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An anthology of his short stories originally published in The Saturday Evening Post, Country Gentleman, Collier's, and Women's Home Companion. Pages 8 and 9 have been pasted at the gutter edge, forming dark stains along the gutter of pages 6-7 and 10-11. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 246 pages; 31165 View more info

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Ship of Fools

By: Porter, Katherine Anne

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1962

Edition: Stated 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31245

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Considered to be a permanent place in the literature of the time, Miss Porter tells the story of a German freighter-passenger ship "Vera" embarked from Veracruz, Mexico, destined for Bremerhaven, Germany. The journey covers a period of twenty-seven days in the year 1931. Characters include Lizzi, Professor and Frau Hutten, a bulldog named BeBe, Baumgartner, Karl Glocken, and many more plus four Americans: William Denny, a Texas chemical engineer, Mary Treadwell, ... View more info

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The Texas Experience, Arrivals and Departures in Literature

By: Prentice Hall Literature Library

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall: 2000

Seller ID: 23204

ISBN: 0130503991

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Includes a section of thematic questions: comparing Texas literary works, Apache and Comanche myths, plus excerpts from George Sessions Perry's "Hold Autumn in Your Hand" and Katherine Anne Porter's short story "The Old Order".; Prentice Hall Literature Library Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 251 pages; 23204 View more info

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Borderlands, Texas Poetry Review, Number 3 Fall 1993

By: Texas Poetry Review

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Austin, TX, Morgan Printing: 1993

Seller ID: 13678

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages; 13678 View more info

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A Book Of The Year Spring, 1954, Reporting On Work Accomplished In 1953

By: The Poetry Society Of Texas

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Dallas, TX, The Poetry Society of Texas: 1954

Seller ID: 16288

Condition: Very Good


Last few pages (following page 48) dedicated to The Siege of the Alamo. Theme of Texas poets since that cold Sunday morning in March, 1836, when the last of the 187 defenders had been killed. A facsimile photo of one of the earliest poems in the Texas press, provided by Telegraph & Texas Register (Brazoria) , October 4, 1836 titled "Hymn of the Alamo". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48+ pages; 16288 View more info