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Adventures With A Texas Naturalist

By: Bedichek, Roy

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1961

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 30906

Condition: Very Good


A classic since its first publication in 1947 (his first book at age 70) , this book distills a lifetime of patient observations of the natural world. This reprint contains a new introduction by noted nature writer Rick Bass. The DJ for this book was cut up and scotch taped to book as follows: front and rear flaps taped to front endpapers; sepia-colored photo of Bedichek (rear panel of DJ? ) to rear of last page of text block; spine of DJ to rear free endpaper and front ... View more info

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Famous Trees Of Texas

By: Haislet, John A. , and David A. Anderson, Loyd Keel

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Texas Forest Service: 1970

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31369

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Artwork prepared by Ziza Schofield. Map endpapers showing the locations of famous trees. Index of the famous trees on page v and vi. The pictures of the trees each contain a one-page "bio" of what made the tree famous, including the famous "Treaty Oak" in Austin, Texas. Front hinge cracking. ; Color Photographs; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; 193 pages; 31369 View more info

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A Natural State, Essays on Texas

By: Harrigan, Stephen

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: College Station, TX, University of Texas Press: 1994

Seller ID: 31347

ISBN: 029273087X

Condition: Near Fine


In this remarkable collection of essays, Stephen Harrigan explores, with an unfailing depth of feeling, the human longing to feel at home in the world of nature. In vivid and convincing prose, he evokes the landscape of his home territory, Texas, and his own reactions, sometimes droll, sometimes haunted, to the extraordinary power of the place that Texas projects. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 199 pages; 31347 View more info

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A Natural State, Essays on Texas

By: Harrigan, Stephen

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1994

Seller ID: 31354

ISBN: 029273087x

Condition: Near Fine


8 essays, explore, with an unfailing depth of feeling, the human longing to feel at home in the world of nature. In vivid and convincing prose, Harrigan evokes the landscape of his home territory, Texas, and his own reactions, sometimes droll, sometimes haunted, to the extraordinary power of place that Texas projects. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; 31354 View more info

Roadside Geology of Texas

By: Sheldon, Robert A.

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Mountain Press: 1979

Seller ID: 29705

ISBN: 0878421033

Condition: Very Good+


The geologic panorama of Texas is as wide as the state is big, sweeping from volcanic mesas and thrusting mountains in the west to the red canyons of the Panhandle, along tropical sand barriers of the Gulf Coast, and across central limestone plateaus to the hard granitic terrain of central Texas. Learn about the rocks as you come to them--what they are, when they formed, what they mean, and how they fit into the big picture of the geology of Texas. ; Roadside Geology Ser... View more info

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The Texas Legacy Project Stories of Courage and Conservation

By: Todd, David A. & David Weisman

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31389

ISBN: 1603442006

Condition: Near Fine


65 illustrations, both color and black & white. Includes picture of the 1935 flood in Houston. When the places that we love are threatened, we can be stirred to action. In Texas, people of all stripes and backgrounds have fought hard to safeguard the places they hold dear. This book holds stories from more than sixty people who represent a variety of causes, communities, and walks of life--from a West Texas grocer fighting nuclear waste to Anust lobbyist pressing for gre... View more info

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Animal Tales Of The West

By: Williams, Clayton

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Company: 1974

Seller ID: 23432

ISBN: 0811105385

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Chipped DJ is in mylar cover. Staple holes in flypage. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages; 23432 View more info