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The Old-time Cowhand

By: Adams, Ramon, F.

Price: $30.00  $25.50

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

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30713

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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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Bill Pickett An American Original Texas Style

By: Clements, Andrew

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1997

Seller ID: 30994

ISBN: 0395811775

Condition: Very Good


Theme 4: Conflict and Change. Bill Pickett "invented" bulldogging. Included in book: cowboys at work; the social life of a cowboy. Annotated bibliography. ; Paperback Plus Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pages; 30994 View more info

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Apache Gold And Yaqui Silver

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1985

Seller ID: 22620

ISBN: 0292703813

Condition: Very Good


Buried vaults stacked with gold bars, secret caches of coins and jewels plundered from the Spaniards and the Church, exposed veins of ore with nuggets the size of turkey eggs. Guarded by the bones of dead men, the legendary treasures of the Southwest still wait for those foolhardy or desperate enough to seek them. Death is the cure for gold fever, and the lucky few who saw the riches and lived to tell of them spent the rest of their lives searching, haunted by faulty mem... View more info

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Great American Cattle Trails The Story of the Old Cow Paths of the East and the Longhorn Highways of the Plains

By: Drago, Harry Sinclair; Maps, b&w Photographs and

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ in new mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; 27567 View more info

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Hoofbeats, Heartbeats & Heroes: The 65-year-old Legacy Of The Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo

By: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: Dallas, Heritage Publishing Company: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24822

ISBN: 1879234424

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


The history, the tradition and the legacy of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo are grounded in the people who have made it a success for years. In February of 1997, the Show celebrated its 65th anniversary. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 88 pages; 24822 View more info

Image for Cowboys And Cattle Ranching, Yesterday And Today With 124 Photographs

Cowboys And Cattle Ranching, Yesterday And Today With 124 Photographs

By: Lauber, Patricia

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Crowell: 1973

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 22556

ISBN: 0690219512

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


The evolution of the cattle industry and the changing role of the cowboy from old to modern Texas. The cowboy still lives, whether he rides on horseback, in a jeep, pickup or helicopter. Lavishly illustrated. Library markings, worn mylar. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 148 pages; 22556 View more info

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The Indians Of Texas From Prehistoric to Modern Times

By: Newcomb, Jr. , W. W.

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1988

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 26967

ISBN: 0292784252

Condition: Very Good-


The most comprehensive, scholarly, and authoritative account covering all the Indians of Texas, and is an invaluable and indispensable reference for students of Texas history, for anthropologists, and for lovers of Indian lore. Faint stains. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 404 pages; 26967 View more info

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Hasinai A Traditional History of the Caddo Confederacy

By: Newkumet, Vynola Beaver & Howard L. Meredith & Arrell M. Gibson

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1988

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30972

ISBN: 0890963428

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Every year the Hasinai people -- the Caddo Indians of the American Southwest -- gather to ceremonially re-enact the story of their tribe in a cycle of dances that fill one night. At the heart of Hasinai existence are the cultural traditions that have carried the people through a pre-columbian farming and hunting life in what is now Texas and Louisiana, through French and Spanish domination, and through Anglo-American warfare with its resulting reservations. ; 8vo 8"... View more info

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Indians and Cowboys A One-Volume Edition of Indians of the Plains and Cowboys of America

By: Tousey, Sanford

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Eau Claire, WI, E. M. Hale and Company: 1957

Seller ID: 30513

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


This special edition is published by arrangement with the publishers of the regular editions, Rand McNally & Company. Blue iconic (Cadmus Books) endpapers. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper along with an elementary school name stamped on it. Pocket removal residue on rear endpapers. Absolutely no other library markings, and no writing, soil, creases or tears. Except for the endpapers, in perfect condition. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 30513 View more info

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If These Walls Could Speak: Historic Forts Of Texas

By: Utley, Robert M.

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29698

ISBN: 0292730349

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


All across Texas, crumbling walls mark the sites of military posts that once guarded the frontiers of Texas settlement. What stories would be told if these walls could speak? Their tales would be the stories of people famous and anonymous, of events portentous and trivial, of lives gay and tragic, carefree and careworn. These walls would tell of the rich heritage and history of Texas and remind us that they are irreplaceable treasures that symbolize a significant and dra... View more info

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Cattle Kings Of The Staked Plains

By: Wallis, George A.

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: Denver, Sage Books: 1964

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16022

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Map front endpapers, thirty-two cattle brands on rear endpapers. B/W photos, index. Lightly soiled, slightly chipped, price-clipped jacket in mylar Book Jacket Cover; Previous owner's name. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 164 pages; 16022 View more info

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The Comancheros

By: Wellman, Paul Iselin(1898-1966)

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Doubleday & Co.: 1952

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31196

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Novel about the young Republic of Texas in the days of Sam Houston. Previous owner's name. Shadow of a beverage drink ring on front board, only visible when holding the book a certain way. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 286 pages; 31196 View more info

Image for Indian Depredations In Texas Reliable Accounts of Battles, Wars, Adventures, Forays, Murders, Massacres, Etc. , Together with Biographical Sketches of Many of the Most Noted Indian Fighters and Frontiersmen of Texas

Indian Depredations In Texas Reliable Accounts of Battles, Wars, Adventures, Forays, Murders, Massacres, Etc. , Together with Biographical Sketches of Many of the Most Noted Indian Fighters and Frontiersmen of Texas

By: Wilbarger, J. W.

Price: $125.00  $106.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steck Company: 1935

Seller ID: 21814

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The Original was published by Hutchings Printing House, Austin, Texas 1889. When this book was first published, the depredations of the Indians upon the Texas settlements were still of recent memory, and the accounts still possess freshness and occasional ironic humor, despite the passage of over a century. First edition of this book is extremely rare as there were very few printed and even this edition in any condition is rare. 37 woodblock prints by T. J. Owen of Owen ... View more info

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The Captured, A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier

By: Zesch, Scott

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 22648

ISBN: 0312317875

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A well-researched and wonderfully written book of two small children abducted by the Comanches in the hill country of Texas. A true account of what settlers considered a "fate worse than death"--and the dramatic, very personal story of Adolph Korn and eight other children abducted by Comanches and Apaches in the Texas Hill Counry. 12 pages of black and white photographs. Minimal wear, slight slant. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 362 pages; 22648 View more info