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Good Books: A Book Lover's Companion

By: Gilbar, Steven

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Ticknor & Fields: 1982

Seller ID: 10764

Condition: Very Good


Bumping to the foot of the spine, just a trace of wear otherwise. Clean copy. 583 pages with Author and Subject Indexes. An annotated listing of the author's choices of good books in many subjects from classic to modern literature. Foreword by Clifton Fadiman. View more info

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The Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age

By: Alter, Robert Edmond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10763

ISBN: 067162783X

Condition: Near Fine


Barely a trace of wear, if any. Sharp, clean copy. 250 pages with Notes and Index. 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: 10762

ISBN: 096367658X

Condition: Near Fine


Assumed First Edition, as no other printings are indicated. Sticker shadow and a bit of rubbing 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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Society and Thought in America: A Social and Intellectual History of the American People - Two Volumes

By: Wish, Harvey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Longman's, Green and Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10761

Condition: Very Good


VOLUME I: Early America through 1865, published in 1950, First Edition. Paper clip impression at the top of the first few pages. Mild wear to boards, clean interior, and dust jacket with darkened spine, large chips at the spine ends and a few chips to the top edge. 612 pages with Bibliography and Index, illustrated. VOLUME II: Modern America from 1865, published in 1952, First Edition. Faint spotting or tiny stains to the top edge. The jacket has a darkened spine, large chips at the spine ends and a few chips to the edges and corners. 618 pages with Select Bibliography, illustrated. The jacket... View more info

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A Pilgrimage in America

By: Beltrami, J.C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Quadrangle: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 10760

Condition: Good


Light foxing to the edges of the page block. Scattered foxing throughout the book. Minor wear to the dust jacket. This title in the publisher's Americana Classics series is a reprint of the first edition published in English in 1828. The subject matter is summarized in the subtitle: Leading to the Discovery of the Sources of the Mississippi and Bloody River; with a Description of the Whole Course of the Former, and of the Ohio. From the dust jacket: "This is the only account of its kind of the upper Mississippi frontier as seen through the eyes of a cultured and educated cosmopolitan." That wo... View more info

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Forgotten Battlefield of the First Texas Revolution: The Battle of Medina, August 18, 1813

By: Schwarz, Ted; Robert Thonhoff (Editor and Annotator)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10759

ISBN: 0890155194

Condition: Near Fine


Just a touch of shelf wear. Some pencil notation from the previous owner on the copyright page and address label of W.E. Belt of Flatonia, Texas on the dedication page. The dust jacket has edge wear, creases, and tears. The bottom edge of the front panel has a small piece torn out that affects the editor's last name printed near the bottom. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Limitation copy (56/175) that includes a postal cancellation on the half-title page with slogan tied to two Texas-related postage stamps: 3-cent Texas Centennial (1936) and a 22-cent San Jacinto 1836 stamp (1986). The circle... View more info

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William Byrd: The London Diary 1717-1721 and Other Writings

By: Byrd, William II; Edited By Louis B. Wright and Marion Tinling

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10758

Condition: Good


Gray-blue cloth covers with shelf wear and rubbing wear to the covers and spine. Light foxing to the edges of the page block. Binding is solid-tight and straight. The dust jacket shows edge wear, a bit of foxing noticeable on the rear panel, and several small stains on the front panel. Housed in a protective Mylar sleeve now. 647 pages with Index and frontispiece portrait of Byrd. The diary is preceded by a 44-page biographical introduction: The Life of William Byrd of Virginia 1674-1744, by Louis B. Wright, and followed by chapters on other writings beyond the years covered in the London diar... View more info

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Oil History: A Selected & Annotated Bibliography

By: Neff, E. Richard (compiled By)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, International Association of Drilling Contractors: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10757

ISBN: 0964831406

Condition: Fine


373 pages with Author and Subject Indexes. Contents in three parts: Histories, Biographies, Companies. Clean, sharp copy. Fine. View more info

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Ground - Tierra

By: Araujo, Joaquin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Lunwerg Editores: 2008

Seller ID: 10756

ISBN: 8497857232

Condition: Fine


166 pages, lavishly illustrated with photographs celebrating the International Year of the Earth. Index of photos follows the text. Spanish and English text. Edición a cargo de Andrés Gamboa; [traducción: Richard Rees]. Scarce; OCLC locates no copies. View more info

Image for Carillon 68: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook (Houston, Texas), Volume XIII 1968 - Features Sophomore MARIANNE WILLIAMSON 2020 US Presidential Candidate and Author/Lecturer

Carillon 68: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook (Houston, Texas), Volume XIII 1968 - Features Sophomore MARIANNE WILLIAMSON 2020 US Presidential Candidate and Author/Lecturer

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: 1969

Seller ID: 10755

Condition: Very Good


Light smudge to top of the front cover and rubbing wear to the spine. Clean otherwise with writing or marks found inside. 400 pages with Index. This volume includes two well-known celebrities: 1) Former 2020 presidential candidate and best-selling author/lecturer MARIANNE WILLIAMSON as a sophomore. The Index indicates that in addition to her class picture, she is pictured on three other pages involving school activities: Student Council, American Legion, and Anchor. 2) Actor RANDY QUAID (junior class). His name does not appear in the Index and there is no class picture for him, but there is a... View more info

Image for Carillon 69: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook (Houston, Texas), Volume XIV 1969, Including the Following Students: Actor RANDY QUAID and 2020 US Presidential Candidate and Author/Lecturer MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

Carillon 69: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook (Houston, Texas), Volume XIV 1969, Including the Following Students: Actor RANDY QUAID and 2020 US Presidential Candidate and Author/Lecturer MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: 1969

Seller ID: 10754

Condition: Near Fine


Sharp, clean copy. Pages 3-38 have a hole punch in the lower-right corner. 408 pages with Index. Numerous photos start this volume, some of which reflect the times, particularly politics and space travel with the impending first landing on the moon. Some photos are courtesy of NASA. This volume includes two well-known celebrities: Actor RANDY QUAID as a Senior and former 2020 presidential candidate and best-selling author/lecturer/spiritual teacher MARIANNE WILLIAMSON as a Junior. There is no class picture for her, but she is pictured on a few other pages, including the Junior Class Student C... View more info

Image for A Fifty Year History of the Frank Shepard Company: Legal Bibliography and Shepard's Citations

A Fifty Year History of the Frank Shepard Company: Legal Bibliography and Shepard's Citations

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Frank Shepard Company: 1923

Seller ID: 10753

Condition: Good


Red cloth covers with black stamping on the front cover, including "Property of South Texas School of Law, Y.M.C.A. Foxing to the first few and last few pages and rear endpapers. 78 pages with black and white photos illustrating production methods during the fifty year history of the legal publishing company. Frontispiece portrait of Frank Shepard (1848-1900). The title page includes the following: A Record of Fifty Years of Specializing in a Field that is of First Importance to the Bench and Bar of the United States - An Insight into the Embellishment that has Grown from Small Beginnings to t... View more info

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Trade Prices Current of American First Editions 1936-1937 and 1937-1938

By: R.R. Bowker Company

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, R.R. Bowker Co.: 1938

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10752

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and bumped corners. Faded gilt title on the spine. Previous owner name front free endpaper. Small moisture stain on the lower corner of the page block. 185 pages of selected American First Editions with current prices as of 1938. Books presented alphabetically by author. Newly pubished the previous year, this edition includes the previous edition for the years 1936-1937 and expands to include titles from 1937-1938. View more info

Image for Hello, Dolly! Starring Carol Channing - Playbill for the St. James Theatre, March 1964, Vol. 1, No. 3

Hello, Dolly! Starring Carol Channing - Playbill for the St. James Theatre, March 1964, Vol. 1, No. 3

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Playbill, Incorporated: 1964

Seller ID: 10751

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with very mild rubbing wear and sticker shadow on the rear cover from an old price sticker. Hello, Dolly!, starring Carol Channing, had its Broadway debut at the St. James Theatre in New York on January 17, 1964. This is an early playbill with the original cast for one of the most successful and iconic Broadway musicals of its time. View more info

Image for Conductor's and Trainmen's Record of Time (Freight Service) with "Daily," "Hourly," "Minute," and "Mileage" Wages Computing Tables

Conductor's and Trainmen's Record of Time (Freight Service) with "Daily," "Hourly," "Minute," and "Mileage" Wages Computing Tables

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, E.D. Whitney: 1927

Seller ID: 10750

Condition: Very Good


Approximately 4.5 X 6.5 inches. Stapled booklet with a scuff mark on the rear cover, otherwise an about fine copy. Wage tables and record section (tables) for trainmen that has not been used. No writing or marks. Vintage, industry-related ads the first few pages and on the rear cover. Unpaginated, but 24 pages counted. A scarce piece of railroadiana. View more info

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Notes Upon the History of St. Paul's Church [James Seymour] - Augusta, Georgia

By: Robertson, Heard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Augusta, Georgia, Miller Printing: 1974

Seller ID: 10749

Condition: Fine


Date not indicated, but OCLC indicates 1974 and locates only one copy. Stapled pamphlet, 11 pages. No separate cover; the first page of text is the front cover. Miller Printing indicated on the rear cover. History of the St. Paul's Church and its fourth rector, James Seymour, before, during, and shortly after the Revolutionary War. Seymour was a loyalist. View more info

Image for Clan Lachlan: The Magazine of the MacLachlan Society, Number 38, Fall 1998

Clan Lachlan: The Magazine of the MacLachlan Society, Number 38, Fall 1998

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Strachur, Argyll, Scotland, Clan MacLachlan Society: 1998

Seller ID: 10748

Condition: Very Good


Very light vertical crease to the publication. Stapled 8.5 X 11-inch booklet. 35 pages with illustrations. See the accompanying images for the contents. View more info

Image for James Stephen Hogg: On the Occasion of the Dedication of the Varner-Hogg State Park, West Columbia, Texas - March 24, 1958

James Stephen Hogg: On the Occasion of the Dedication of the Varner-Hogg State Park, West Columbia, Texas - March 24, 1958

By: Sproul, Kathleen; Foreword by Miss Ima Hogg

Price: $12.50

Publisher: West Columbia, Texas, Varner-Hogg State Park: 1958

Seller ID: 10747

Condition: Fine


Stapled booklet, 5 X 9 inches. 16 pages with two illustrations: Black and white reproductions of a portrait of former Texas governor James Stephen Hogg and of a watercolor of the Varner-Hogg plantation house by E.M. "Buck" Schiwetz. A fine, clean copy. View more info

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The Free State of Lavaca

By: Boethel, Paul C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Weddle Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10745

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear and tiny stain to the bottom edge of the text block. Inked date and scuffing below it in the upper corner of the front free endpaper. The dust jacket has some edge wear and tears at the spine ends repaired with tape. The jacket is now protected in a Mylar archival sleeve. Lavaca County, Texas history from local historian and writer Paul C. Boethel, who has written a series of Lavaca County histories. This volume's theme concerns the establishment of law and order in Lavaca County. Ancillary to the narratives of law and lawlessness is the struggle of African Americans from slavery to ... View more info

Image for Columbus, Texas Telephone Directory November 1957

Columbus, Texas Telephone Directory November 1957

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company: 1957

Seller ID: 10744

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet, stiff covers. Very mild wear and edge toning. The first page has an upper-corner tear with paper loss, though it does not affect any print on the pages. An ad on page 19/20 has been cut out of the page. Includes List of Telephone Subscribers (pages 3-12) with their phone numbers (including 2-letter exchange abbreviations) and Columbus Classified Telephone Directory, Issue No. 9, November 1957 (24 pages). Inside the front cover is information on making long distance calls and rates to various locations from Columbus. On the facing page, there are also instructions on how to use... View more info