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Kinkaid and Houston: 75 Years

By: Santangelo, Susan Hillebrandt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Gulf Printing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10596

Condition: Good


Edge wear to book and jacket. Front endpaper inscription blacked out. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 132 pages with many photographs to illustrate the history of the oldest independent coeducational school in Houston, which began in 1906. Among the notable alumni are George W. Bush, Jeb Bush, James A. Baker, III, and William P. Hobby, Jr. View more info

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Manchac Swamp: Louisiana's Undiscovered Wilderness

By: Sims, Julia

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Louisiana State University Press: 1996

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10520

ISBN: 0807120219

Condition: Fine


Price-clipped jacket, otherwise a fine copy. Signed on the half-title page by photographer Julia Sims. Introduction (33 pages) by John Randolph Kemp followed by Sims' color photographs. 142 pages with Index. From the publisher: "Veiled behind dense drapes of Spanish moss, walls of wondrous Cyprus trees, and accessible only by boat, Manchac Swamp is a wilderness jewel hidden deep in the heart of Louisiana. This volume showcases the many moods, flora, and fauna of this hidden world." Oversized book, which will require extra postage for expedited and international delivery. View more info

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The Caddos, the Wichitas, and the United States, 1846-1901

By: Smith, F. Todd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, Texas A & M University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10597

ISBN: 0890967083

Condition: Near Fine


190 pp., Notes, Bibliography, Index. Illustrated. From the dust jacket: "F. Todd Smith's new narrative picks up the story of these tribes begun in his volume The Caddo Indians: Tribes at the Convergence of Empires, 1542-1854. Their relations with the United States government, the state of Texas (whose role in Indian policy was distinctive because of its previous status as a sovereign nation), and officials of Indian Territory, as well as their ongoing struggles with other tribes similarly being forced from traditional lands, make compelling reading." View more info

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Library Guide for the Chemist

By: Soule, Byron A., Sc.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, McGraw-Hill: 1938

Seller ID: 10517

Condition: Good


Mild wear to boards, binding tight. Front free endpaper (fly page) removed. 302 pages with Index. A title in the International Chemical Series, Louis P. Hammett, Ph.D., consulting editor. View more info

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Six Months from Tennessee

By: Steely, Skipper

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Wolfe City, Texas, Henington Publishing Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10564

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner name and address inside the front cover. Laid in at the front of the book is a folded, typewritten letter (postmarked) from the author about a subsequent volume and the reasons for its delayed publication. 184 pages with Appendix (Notes of Interest) and Index. Illustrations and maps. The first written account of old Miller County, Arkansas, based upon the adventures of Claiborne Wright, the first Anglo-American to permanently settle a family in Texas. It is also a story of the many pioneers of Miller County, Arkansas, of whom Wright was the most dominant of those who dared to se... View more info

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Hoopla

By: Stein, Harry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Orleans, St Martins Press: 1986

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 10636

ISBN: 0312389833

Condition: Near Fine


Just a trace of wear, but appears unread. 366 pages. Novel. "This blend of fact and fiction centering on the "Black Sox" scandal of the 1919 World Series features all-star characters including Ty Cobb, Joe Jackson, William Randolph Hearst, and George M. Cohan" View more info

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The White Swan, from the 5 Songs on Poems Series by James Stephens (Voice and Piano)

By: Stephens, James; Arrangement by Michael Bowles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Associated Music Publishers, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 10512

Condition: Very Good


Two ink stamps on the front cover (name and the number 717). Rear cover has a few check marks on selections advertised by the publisher. Music to Stephens' poem runs three pages. AMP - 95730-3 in the publisher's catalog. View more info

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Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks State Historical Park

By: Sutherland, Kay, Ph.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10610

ISBN: 096367658X

Condition: Near Fine


Assumed First Edition, as no other printings are indicated. Sticker shadow on the front and rear covers, otherwise a fine copy in stapled, pictorial covers. 8 1/2 inches square. 26 pages, illustrated with photographs of the 1930s watercolor renderings of the historic site's paintings by Forrest Kirkland. Anthropologist Dr. Sutherland writes of the art on the painted rocks and the hidden meanings and religious connections to ancient Mexico and southwestern Pueblo culture. View more info

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The Deep Submersible

By: Terry, Richard D.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: North Hollywood, California, Western Periodicals Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10616

Condition: Very Good


Sticker residue to the rear cover (not sticky) and previous owner info inside the front cover. First Published Edition. Two previous drafts of this book were issued as reports in 1963 and 1964 for Autonetics Division of North American Aviation, Inc. The final revised edition resulted in this book published in 1966 by Western Periodicals Co. 456 pages with Bibliography. Illustrated with black and white photos, drawings, tables, and charts. View more info

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Preludes and Voluntaries (Curwen Edition) for the Organ: Book II with Hammond Registration

By: Thiman, Eric H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. Schirmer, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 10525

Condition: Good


Stapled wraps, spine splitting at the bottom. Some discoloration and a music store stamp at the bottom of the front cover. 13 pages, unmarked. Publisher's list of compositions on the rear cover. This composition is no. 42897 from their catalog. View more info

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Preludes and Voluntaries (Curwen Edition) for the Organ: Book III with Hammond Registration

By: Thiman, Eric H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. Schirmer, Inc.: 1947

Seller ID: 10526

Condition: Very Good


Stapled wraps, with a previous owner address label affixed at the top of the front cover. 13 pages, with a few penciled notes. Publisher's list of compositions on the rear cover. This composition is no. 42898 from their catalog. View more info

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The Eiger Sanction

By: Trevanian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10600

ISBN: 0517500345

Condition: Near Fine


Light crease to front flap of the dust jacket. Price intact with a light mark through it and a number inked below it. "Jonathan Hemlock lives in a renovated Gothic church on Long Island. He is an art professor, a mountain climber and a mercenary, performing assassinations for money to augment his black-market art collection. But now he is being tricked into a hazardous assignment that necessitates climbing." Basis for the 1975 film starring Clint Eastwood. View more info

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Tabosa

By: Tyler, Crosson and Sally Travis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10565

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to cloth-covered boards. The dust jacket is chipped and has some paper loss along the flap folds. Protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. Signed by Crosson Tyler on the front free endpaper. Clean copy. 356 pages with black and white illustrations and maps. An historical and biographical novel of West Texas (Big Bend area) and the founding of a ranching empire by a Southern woman from a prominent New Orleans family. In 1860, after the death of her father, Valerie Hope O'Brien leaves "polite Southern society" in search of new adventure out west. Co-author Crosson Tyler lived much of... View more info

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Life, Faith, Hope & Magic: The Chaplaincy in Pediatric Cancer Care

By: van Eys, Jan, PhD, MD and Edward J. Mahnke, MDiv, DD (Editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The University of Texas System Cancer Center: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10598

Condition: Near Fine


Light rubbing wear, otherwise fine. Proceedings of a conference held by the Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston, Texas April 21 and 22, 1983. This annual conference was "unique in beginning a dialogue between chaplains and the remainder of the care community. In addition to conference proceedings, this book offers a basis for all who have to help children in their struggle at understanding." View more info

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The Forgotten Ally

By: Van Paassen, Pierre

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1944

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 10566

Condition: Good


Shelf wear, rubbing wear to the extremities. Very light foxing to the fore-edge and bottom edge of the page block. Personalized inscription from the author on the half-title page: "For my friend Freddy ___ with best wishes, Pierre Van Paassen." On the verso of the half-title page is a gift inscription to the previous owner. The dust jacket is chipped and edge-worn, but no large tears or staining. Protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 343 pages. Endpaper maps, The Arab World, with Palestine highlighted. 1969 newspaper article about the future of the Middle East laid in at the front of the b... View more info

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Lillygay

By: Warlock, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. & W. Chester Ltd.: 1923

Seller ID: 10513

Condition: Good


Small stain and two ink stamps on the front cover (name and the number 454). Short tears at the spine ends. Rear cover has a few check marks on selections advertised by the publisher. J.W.C. 3918 in the publisher's catalog. Five songs, fifteen pages, and a rear cover listing of other songs by Peter Warlock offered by the publisher. The five poems/songs included in Lillygay are The Distracted Maid, Johnnie wi' the tye, The Shoemaker, Burd Ellen and Young Tamlane, and Rantum Tantum. View more info

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Paddlefish

By: Warren, Christine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Departure: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10503

ISBN: 0983385726

Condition: Near Fine


295 pages with black and white photos. From the dust jacket: "On a sweltering summer day in 2010, Christine Warren stepped into a 24-foot canoe and paddled toward a goal that she never previously imagined possible. The Texas Water Safari is a 260-mile paddle race from the Texas Hill Country to the Gulf Coast. Run continuously since 1963, the course follows the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers to the coastal fishing town of Seadrift. Paddlers must complete the race in 100 hours. While the exhausting pace and blistering heat are reason enough to bow out, it's the ancillary hurdles that often elim... View more info

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Introducing... Scottish Genealogical Research

By: Whyte, Donald

Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 10583

Condition: Fine


Small, stapled booklet, 16 pages. Introduction to Scottish ancestry research. How to get started, records, organizing information, charts, etc. View more info

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The Siege of Trencher's Farm

By: Williams, Gordon M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10547

Condition: Very Good


Very faint foxing and small abrasion to the fore-edge of the page block. The dust jacket has some foxing on the rear panel and flap edges and is protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 222 pages. "A novel of violence and riveting suspense" and basis for the movie Straw Dogs (Sam Peckinpah), starring Dustin Hoffman, 1971. View more info

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Six Songs by Thomas Campian, Thomas Ford, Henry Lawes, John Dowland, and Thomas Morley, Arranged for Voice & Guitar by John Williams

By: Williams, John (arrangements)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Stainer & Bell: 1962

Seller ID: 10497

Condition: Very Good


Stamped on the front cover: Previous owner name, price, and "With Compliments." Handwritten notation on three of the eight pages. Includes the following: I prithee send me back my heart, by Henry Lawes; Jack and Joan, by Thomas Campian; Never weather-beaten sail, by Thomas Campian; Mistress mine may well you face, by Thomas Morley; Wilt thou, unkind, thus reave me? by John Dowland; and Since first I saw your face, by Thomas Ford. View more info