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Image for Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward (Ed. )

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, Encino Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22552

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-library markings kept at a minimum since it was not intended for check-out, only for library reference keeping this book from being near fine. DJ in mylar. The preface: "in which the editor apologizes to those readers who thought they were buying a bird book about roadrunners." black and white photographs plus line drawings. ; Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number XLI Series; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 179 pages; 22552 View more info

Chocolate For A Woman's Soul 77 Stories to Feed Your Spirit and Warm Your Heart

By: Allenbaugh, Kay

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Fireside Books: 1997

Seller ID: 14022

ISBN: 0684832178

Condition: Very Good


Pages tanning. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; 14022 View more info

Image for After Appomattox The Image of the South in its Fiction 1865-1900

After Appomattox The Image of the South in its Fiction 1865-1900

By: Baro, Gene (Ed. )

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Corinth: 1963

Seller ID: 13402

Condition: Very Good-


Short stories regarding the Civil War by such authors as George Washington Cable; Kate Chopin; Sidney Lanier; Ruth McEnery Stuart, et al. Covers rubbed, particulary at spine edge. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 285 pages; 13402 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

WHAT WE SAVE FOR LAST

By: Bliss, Corinne Demas

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Milkweed Editions: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22241

ISBN: 0915943697

Condition: Near Fine


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 115 pages; 22241X . View more info

Image for Mody Boatright, Folklorist,  A Collection of Essays

Mody Boatright, Folklorist, A Collection of Essays

By: Boatright, Mody

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31599

ISBN: 0292750072

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


13 essays, many reflect Boatright's Texas heritage and his Texas oil fields essays. Very discerning in his selections. Light orange boards with an orange DJ, which is price-clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; 31599 View more info

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Seeds In The Wind Early Signs of Genius, Virginia Woolf to Graham Greene

By: Braybrooke, Neville, Ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Mercury House: 1990

Seller ID: 16664

ISBN: 0916515796

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Contents: George Orwell as an imperialist patriot, Virginia Woolf making fun of feminism and T. S. Eliot as the author of an adventure story set in the South Seas are among the prize items to be found in this collection of 20th-century juvenilia. Age 16 and under. The author has been collecting material for this book for over 30 years, encouraging friends like Francis King, David Gascoyne and Elizabeth Jennings to search through their old papers. This collection should appeal to those interested in 20th-century literature, poetry and writers, as well as collectors of anthologies and miscellani... View more info

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Victorian Poetry

By: Brown, E. K. (Editor)

Price: $8.01

Publisher: The Ronald Press Company: 1942

Seller ID: 31306

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Companion volume to "Victorian Prose" edited by Frederick William Roe. Represents the principal poets of the Victorian age with most space given to Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Swinburne, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Includes a number of long works, for example "Atalanta in Calydon", "The House of Life" and "Modern Love", seldom if ever given in full in an anthology. Edgewear, dampstain. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 912 pages; 31306 View more info

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Death In The Long Grass A Big Game Hunter's Adventures in the African Bush

By: Capstick, Peter Hathaway

Price: $14.01

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1977

Seller ID: 24181

ISBN: 0312186134

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's cataloging label neatly scotch taped to spine. Closed tear on DJ ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 297 pages; 24181 View more info

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Legends Of The Pineys

By: Combs, Joseph F.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21717

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Legends and tales of east Texas, including "Martha MacAuliff, Frontier Woman", "Phantom Bull of the Huana", "Laughing Ghost of Todd Springs", "Spirit Squirrel of the Alabamas", "Ghost Bend on the Sabine", "Devil's Pocket", "The Auto-Kinetic Music Box" and others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages; 21717 View more info

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A Conrad Argosy: With Woodcuts

By: Conrad, Joseph; McFee, William (Introduction) ;

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co. , Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 28910

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ edgeworn, chipped, in mylar. Paper cover boards edgeworn, light dampstaining to edges of last few page edges. Previous owner's name. Corners bumped. ; Woodcuts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 713 pages; 28910 View more info

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Cop Talk - True Detective Stories From The NYPD

By: Count, E. W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10389

ISBN: 067178336X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


New York's finest detectives recall their famous and not-so-famous cases, aided by uncensored transcripts of interviews with and confessions by the 'bad guys'. If New York City detectives haven't seen it, no one has. On a daily basis, cops in the Big Apple face a staggering variety of criminal activity: murder, arson, robbery, rape, kidnapping, extortion, terrorist bombs, narcotics, shootouts...even grave robbing. Now the country's best cops share their best stories...tales wild enough to shock, enthrall, or amuse anybody, even anopther NYPD detective. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 103... View more info

SHADOWS ON THE GRASS

By: Dinesen, Isak

Price: $14.51

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1961

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 26615

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 149 pages View more info

Image for Lone Star Literature  From the Red River to the Rio Grande: A Texas Anthology

Lone Star Literature From the Red River to the Rio Grande: A Texas Anthology

By: Graham, Don, Foreword by Larry McMurtry

Price: $27.50

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2003

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31006

ISBN: 0393050432

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Authors include: Andy Adams, O. Henry, Walter Prescott Webb, Dorothy Scarborough, Hallie Crawford Stillwell, J. Frank Dobie, Katherine Anne Porter, George Sessions Perry, Dagoberto Gilb, Elmer Kelton, Larry McMurtry, Gary Cartwright, Joe Bob Briggs, Carolyn Osborn, Stephen Harrigan, Kinky Friedman and many others. This collection traces the continuing legacy of Texas literature. Despite generational and cultural differences, these authors share a landscape and a history that inspire them. Previous owner's name. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 733 pages; 31006 View more info

Clashes Of Culture

By: Great Books Foundation

Price: $12.60

Publisher: Great Books Foundation: 1998

Seller ID: 25155

ISBN: 1880323834

Condition: Near Fine


Great Books Foundation 50th Anniversary Series. Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 346 pages; 25155 View more info

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Ford County Stories

By: Grisham, John

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Doubleday: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30530

ISBN: 0385532458

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


In his first collection of short stories, John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, "A Time to Kill". Seven short stories. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages; 30530 View more info

An Anthology Of Spanish American Literature

By: Hespelt, E. Herman

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1946

Seller ID: 11307

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Underlining; marginalia; previous owner's name and writing on front pastedown. Red cloth boards with edgewear. Probable first thus. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 824 pages; 11307ALAflt View more info

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Women On Hunting: Essays, Fiction, And Poetry

By: Houston, Pam (Ed. )

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hopewell, NJ, Ecco Press: 1994

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28202

ISBN: 088001332x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; 28202 View more info

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The Works Of Victor Hugo, One Volume Edition

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, P. F. Collier: 1928

Seller ID: 14498

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Poems, Novels, Stories of Crime, Dramas and Essays on Humanity. Marbled endpapers, teg. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1001 pages; 14498Nss View more info

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Selected Short Stories Of Franz Kafka

By: Kafka, Franz (translated by Willa and Edwin Muir)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Library (Random House): 1952

Seller ID: 30825

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name; another previous owner's name typewritten on edge of rear front endpaper. Front gutter beginning to loosen. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 328 pages; 30825 View more info