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White Knight In Blue Shades

By: Agris, M. D. , Joseph

Price: $22.50

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

ISBN: 0971234809

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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, as well as the song La Grange by ZZ Top. In September 1988, he made history when he signed an unprecedented lifetime contract ... View more info

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Whistlin' Down Ant Holes

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, Baywood Publishing Company: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16990

ISBN: 096454041x

Condition: As New


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" tall; 229 pages; 16990; Signed by Author View more info

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Crime in Texas

By: Anderson, Ken

Price: $27.50

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30102

ISBN: 029270478x

Condition: As New


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 Texas. Using simple language that any citizen can understand, Anderson describes all aspects of the system--officials (police,... View more info

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Dan Moody, Crusader for Justice

By: Anderson, Ken

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Georgetown, TX, Georgetown Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31348

ISBN: 0964442140

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscription from Ken Anderson to Taylor's former Historian. 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 domination" in Texas. At age 33, Moody was elected Texas' yo... View more info

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Growing Up Simple--In Texas An Irreverent Look at Kids in the 1950s

By: Arnold, George (Foreword by Liz Carpenter)

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Eakin Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31234

ISBN: 1571686878

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Inscribed by George Arnold. Growing Up Simple is a collection of 16 chronologically-set vignettes about the unbelievable hijinks of a group of hellishly creative pranksters as they come of age during a far, far simpler time for kids-in the placid, black and white world of the 1950's. Endpapers cracked but still solid. Autographed Copy label on front panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages; 31234; Signed by Author View more info

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Smoke Up The Valley An Historical Novel of Texas in the '70's

By: Barrett, Monte

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29067

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A Texas Ranger edition, limited and signed (by Monte Barrett) , NOT a facsimile edition nor is it antiquarian, being published less than 100 years ago. This is an authentic picture of the frontier in the days when law and order were slow to catch up with the influx of hardy seekers of fame and fortune. A varied assortment of distinctive characters peoples the Western scene; the wranglers and rannies of the "spreads"; the slow-moving but determined German nesters; the gamblers and thieves and "Pecos cowboys"; the hard-riding Texas Rangers under their meticulous major. Map endpap... View more info

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Back From Goliad

By: Barrington, G. W.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, South-West Press: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21859

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A truthful narrative written in the style of fiction to make it "more readable and interesting". It is the personal experience of a Texan patriot, his own story of the Battle of Goliad, which later became the boomerang to the Mexican army and which was to bring the pitiful cry, "Me no Goliad!", on the banks of Buffalo Bayou shortly afterward. Inscribed by the author to the R. Linn Crocketts. Listed in the University of Texas Resources for the Study of the Texas Revolution. Tanned, chipped, torn DJ in mylar book jacket cover. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 152 pages; 21859... View more info

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Eighter From Decatur, Growing Up in North Texas

By: Barton, Jim Tom

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21553

ISBN: 0890960895

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Insights into the ways of a small North Texas county seat during the first decades of this century. Personal experiences, newspaper stories, historical information, yarns, and anecdotes—some humorous, some sad—are intertwined to give present-day readers a firsthand feel for the attitudes, customs, and conditions of an earlier time. Texana lovers, social historians, and those with a small-town background will find this book an entertaining chapter in the exploration of the roots of Texas culture. Inscribed by author. Small closed tear center top edge of DJ, in mylar book jacket cover. ; Sma... View more info

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Mesquite Leaves

By: Beamer, Charles

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16048

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


SIGNED by Charles Beamer. Poetry of South Texas impressions. . . "The mesquite whispers through webbed fingers of hazy green. " Jacket is lightly yellowed and stained and has one tiny hole in spine edge. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 86 pages; 16048; Signed by Author View more info

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How Perfect Is That, A Novel

By: Bird, Sarah

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Knopf: 2008

Edition: Stated 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31517

ISBN: 0307268284

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The author Will Clark says "...Sarah Bird's scathingly funny look at red-state high society delivers a novel that's equal parts Edith Wharton and Nick Homby. Hilarious." A comic triumph of a novel. Corner bump, deckled edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; 31517; Signed by Author View more info

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In The Shadow Of Our House

By: Blackwood, Scott

Price: $57.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27395

ISBN: 087074464x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscribed by Scott Blackwood. Short stories by a Texas author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages; 27395; Signed by Author View more info

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Earl Campbell The Driving Force

By: Blair, Sam

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Word Books: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31025

ISBN: 0849902592

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Sam Blair. This biography of Heisman Trophy winner turned Pro football player for the Houston Oilers presents a portrayal of the making of a superstar. DJ rubbed and edgeworn with a square white spot on front. ; 175 pages; 31025; Signed by Author View more info

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Say...do You Know A Good Place To Eat? Restaurants, Barbecue Joints, Catfish Houses, Truck Stops and Other East Texas Eatin' Places

By: Bowman, Bob

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Lufkin, TX, Lufkin Printing Co: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30385

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


A delightful collection of some of the best and most unusual eating places in East Texas. Includes a number of excellent, top-rated restaurants, but mostly you will find inside its pages a lot of good country cafes and diners whose cooks boast they will never let you leave hungry. Edgewear, mostly to DJ, and light foxing to page edges. SIGNED BY BOB BOWMAN. ; Drawings; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 132 pages; 30385; Signed by Author View more info

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Nekkid Cowboy

By: Breeze, Katie

Price: $42.50

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Corona Publishing: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17684

ISBN: 0931722179

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscribed and signed by author. Author's first novel. DJ in mylar; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 216 pages; 17684; Signed by Author View more info

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Fighting Men Of Texas, Texas History Tales in Blank Verse

By: Burkett, Mary Lou Cooke

Price: $44.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1986

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31344

ISBN: 0890155712

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Inscribed by author. Celebrates the fighting men of Texas from the days of the Texas Revolution to the present. Price-clipped DJ has one very tiny tear along bottom edge. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 159 pages; 31344; Signed by Author View more info

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John Henry Faulk: The Making Of A Liberated Mind A Biography

By: Burton, Michael C.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23999

ISBN: 0890159238

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. In mylar book jacket cover. The first biography of a celebrated humorist, folklorist, raconteur and champion of the First Amendment. Extensive interviews with family and friends, including Studs Terkel, Lee Grant and Pete Seeger, the author also received counsel from Faulk's close friends such as Austin humorist Cactus Pryor. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 220 pages; 23999; Signed by Author View more info

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The Triumph & Tragedy Of Lyndon Johnson, The White House Years

By: Califano, Jr. , Joseph A.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17568

ISBN: 0671664891

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Califano was Johnson's closest domestic adviser during the White House years and has created a remarkable presidential portrait, a frank, tough-minded memoir that reveals not only the singular personality of LBJ, but the rough grain of American politics. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 398 pages; 17568; Signed by Author View more info

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Triumph & Tragedy Of Lyndon Johnson, The White House Years

By: Califano, Jr. , Joseph A.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster,: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15497

ISBN: 0671664891

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Slight slant. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 15497; Signed by Author View more info

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Coronado And His Captains

By: Campbell, Camilla

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Follett Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21719

ISBN: 1571680748

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Inscribed by author as follows: "For King Reilly, a big salute from the Captain-General and Camilla Campbell, May, 1959". Ages 9-14. DJ (in new mylar) edgeworn, rubbed, small puncture holes on front. Round crinkled spot about the size of a cookie on the last 3 or 4 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; 21719; Signed by Author View more info

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Getting Better All The Time

By: Carpenter, Liz

Price: $10.50

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7241

ISBN: 5551522466

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Inscribed by Liz Carpenter, aid to LBJ and press secretary to Lady Bird who also carried the prestigious title of the first woman to be vice-president of the student body at the University of Texas. Carpenter began her career as a reporter in Midland, Texas. Price clipped DJ in new mylar, publisher's stamp on bottom edge; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 304 pages; 7241; Signed by Author View more info