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A Texas Matchmaker

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21457

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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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Drumm's War An Evans Novel of the West

By: Bragg, Bill, & R. C. House

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: NY, M Evans & Co: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26286

ISBN: 0871316951

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Captain Toyal Drumm addressed his officers: "I've orders here to take command of the First Platoon of the Second Dragoons along with my own Topographical Corps unit and make a deep reconnaissance patrol deep inside Texas. You may not know that Texas has been accepted for annexation effective March 1, 1845. That is only four days from now. The Mexican Government will not be made happy by this news." Author Bill Bragg died before finishing this book and asked his f... View more info

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FADE THE HEAT

By: Brandon, Jay

Price: $10.40  $8.84

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23171

ISBN: 0671702602

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


After Mark Blackwell is elected San Antonio's district attorney, his son is accused of brutally attacking a maid, and the young Blackwell's only defense is his seemingly preposterous claim that he is the victim of a set-up ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 342 pages; 23171 View more info

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Root Out Of Dry Ground

By: Briggs, Argye M.

Price: $28.50  $24.23

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26975

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Author's first book; winner of the Eerdmans $5000 fiction award for 1948. DJ rubbed, edgeworn and chipped, spine sunned, now in new mylar. Deckled edges, red topstain lightly "dusty". Gray cloth boards with maroon pictorial endpapers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages; 26975U View more info

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Nameless Breed

By: Brown, Will C.

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 18594

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Set in the period before Texas was annexed into the U. S. , this book is packed with excitement, vilence, and authentic history and is a top-notch period western. Rear pastedown is stamped: ex librus "The Sons of the Republic of Texas" and their seal; theTexas Microfilm Center Presidio La Bahia "Calabozo".; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages; 18594 View more info

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Come To The Bower, A Magnificent Story of Love and War At the Time of the Texas Fight for Freedom from Mexico

By: Bryan, J. Y.

Price: $10.00  $8.50

Publisher: Viking: 1963

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 21357

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Great reading in the highest tradition of historical romance is the matchless experience to be found in this novel of love and war, written with fire, enthusiasm, and loving detail. Historical fiction set in 1830s Texas, from the Alamo to the Battle of San Jacinto. The flag on the front DJ was adopted in 1839 and used until 1845, when Texas entered the Union. It is now the State flag of Texas. Map endpapers, drawn from C. Burleigh's map of South Texas 1836. Edgeworn DJ h... View more info

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Diamond Bess

By: Dean, Winnie Mims

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Mathis Van Nort & Company: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 17663

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Story based on historical events in Jefferson, Texas, in the world of goods transportation via steamboats such as the Diamond Bess which made palatial steamboat history and making Jefferson second only to Galveston in the late 1860's and early 1870's. Featured in the story is the Excelsior Hotel, the oldest continuously operated hotel in the United States. Maroon cloth boards slightly warped at upper front corner, silver decorations. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; ... View more info

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Twilight Of Honor

By: Dewlen, Al

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1961

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 28438

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A murder trial, a small town caught up in a frenzy of revenge, and one man's lonely battle for justice at any cost. Set in the Texas Panhandle. Previous owner's name stamp on page edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; 28438 View more info

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North to Yesterday

By: Flynn, Robert

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Texas Christian University Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31608

ISBN: 0875650147

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ edgeworn with a few small chips at extremities. Previous owner's name. ; Number 4 in the Texas Tradition Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 338 pages; 31608 View more info

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Six Gun, The Story Of A Texas Ranger

By: Grant, Bruce

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Publishing: 1955

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30143

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Could Sam Bass, the Texas Robin Hood, be the leader of a band of desperadoes in the Union Pacific railroad robbery or the bank holdups that are increasing in regularity? Sub-title on DJ is: The Story of a Texas Ranger, whereas the one on the title page is: A (instead of 'the') Story of the Texas Rangers (plural). More adventures of Brick Burnet in the old Wild West and the story of the capture of Sam Bass. Torn, stained and chipped (large one lower edge of spine) DJ in n... View more info

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Size, A Novel

By: Gray, A. W

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Dutton: 1989

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23170

ISBN: 0525247289

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Texas author's second book. Size takes its title from its hero, Sizemore Brandon, a gentle if criminal giant and sidekick to Pecos Jimmy, a Dallas racketeer majoring in gambling. When Size is called to testify against his boss, Jimmy decides the time has come to dispense with his services permanently. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages; 23170 View more info

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Ranger's Law A Lone Star Saga

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: Forge Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 27367

ISBN: 076531519x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Written by the most honored Western writer of all time, this book presents three novels from Kelton's acclaimed saga of the formative years of the Texas Rangers. Two of the most recognizable Texas symbols -- the Rangers and Elmer Kelton -- come together in these unforgettable adventures. ; Texas Rangers Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 640 pages; 27367 View more info

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The Raiders, The Sons Of Texas

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Forge Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26833

ISBN: 0765315254

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Seven-time spur award winning author. Continues the saga of the Lewis family and the formative years of Texas, ending this middle volume of the trilogy with the birth of Michael's daughter and the marriage of Andrew to Petra Moreno, a girl from Nacogdoches with whom he has fallen in love. Originally published under Kelton's pen name, Tom Early, in 1989.; Sons of Texas Trilogy #2 Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 284 pages; 26833 View more info

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Rustlin' Along The Brazos

By: Klement, Al

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 17682

ISBN: 0533041619

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 166 pages; 17682 View more info

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Nine Days A Mystery

By: Koenig, Minerva

Price: $53.00  $45.05

Publisher: Minotaur Books: 2014

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30529

ISBN: 1250051940

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Julia renovated historic California buildings as a laundry front for her husband's illegal arms business, became a widow, entered the witness protection program which sends her off to the tiny town of Azula, Texas...also known as the Middle of Nowhere. Then the murder happens and Julia is desperate to prove her new love interest is not guilty of it. Author's first book is atmospheric, gutsy and fun, and Julia Kalas is an intriguing new heroine in crime fiction. Signed by... View more info

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And Tell Of Time

By: Krey, Laura

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1938

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 23474

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


The author drew on family stories to write this historical novel, her first book. Reminiscent of Gone With the Wind, the book romanticized Texans' struggles against federal occupation during Reconstruction. Illustrated endpapers. Binding solid, minor foxing, spine sunned, previous owner's bookplate. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 712 pages; 23474 View more info

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The Starrs Of Texas

By: Leslie, Warren

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 23664

ISBN: 0671240110

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A novel of enormous vitality about wealth and power, passion and ruthless ambition, privilege and the loneliness of being larger than life. It is a saga about the legendary Starrs of Texas and the department store they founded early in the 20th century. Over the years, Starr's has become a world-famous emporium of trend-setting fashions, an institution of opulence, extravagance and good service, set in the heart of Texas, with its cattle ranches and its oil fortunes. Aut... View more info

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The Color Of Night

By: Lindsey, David

Price: $10.00  $8.50

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11618

ISBN: 0446523615

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A former intelligence agent, widower Harry Strand has begun a new life as an art dealer and has fallen in love with beautiful Asian art collector Mara Song, but his world is turned upside down when he discovers a videotape of his wife's death in Mara's tape collection. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 480 pages; 11618 View more info

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An Absence Of Light

By: Lindsey, David

Price: $14.99  $12.74

Publisher: Doubleday: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 15297

ISBN: 038542311X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A female ex-CIA operative traces the death of a Houston Police Department investigator to a former, and legendary, Mossad agent (now dealing in drugs and arms) , and the chase begins. Very gently read condition, no defects. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 519 pages; 15297 View more info

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Animosity

By: Lindsey, David

Price: $13.99  $11.89

Publisher: Warner Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15370

ISBN: 0446527912

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A tense psychological thriller charts the seduction of American sculptor Ross Marteau by a beautiful woman while he is sculpting another woman whom he finds especially grotesque, as he becomes ensnared in a complex web of deceit, dark secrets, and evil. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 339 pages; 15370 View more info