Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1967. Second edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 358 pgs, two sections of b&w photos. An indepth history of this part of the country.
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Lone Star Publications. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 191 pgs, b&w illustrations. Organizational and intermediate maintenance information.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 320 pgs, index, b&w historical photos. Tells the dramatic story of the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly.
Buffalo, NY: The Sausage Maker, 2007. Third revised. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 552 pgs, b&w photos. The classic on sausage making.
New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2015. Reprint. Hardcover. 7 x 9, 223 pgs, b&w and color illustrations. A trusty companion for the slow and thoughtful home and the inner utilitarian in us all.
New York: Henry Holt, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. 7 1/2 x 9, 294 pgs, color photos and illustraitons, mapped endsheets. Daniel Boone, David Crockett, Kit Carson, Black Bart, Wild Bill Hickok, Bass Reeves, George Custer, Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley, Jesse James, Doc Holliday, Billy the Kid and Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch.
New York: William Morrow, 2009. First edition. Paperback. 5 x 8, 325 pgs, index, notes, b&w historical photos. A dual biography of Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett cuts through the myth to tell the real story of two real figures in the Wild West.
Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press, 1978. Second revised. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 187 pgs, b&w photos. In the early summer of 1914, when he was 11, Hube Yates' minister father moved his family by covered wagon from Guthrie, Oklahoma to Phoenix, Arizona. Interesting autobiography - he once heard Will...
New York: Simon & Schuster/Pocket, 2003. Mass Market Paperback. 4 x 7, 343 pgs. The first novel in a four-volume work about the Berrybender family, English aristocrats who come to American in 1830 and head west to build an American empire.
Newfoundland: Creative Publishers, 1998. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 351 pgs, b&w photos. Through Thornhill's story is the history of Newfoundland deep sea fishing.
New York: Vintage Books, 1990. Later printing. Paperback. 5 x 8, 254 pgs. Egan describes his journeys in the Pacific Northwest through visits to salmon fisheries, redwood forests and the manicured English gardens of Vancouver. Here is a blend of history, anthropology and politics.
New York: Viking Press, 1962. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 246 pgs, decorated endsheets. Steinbeck's classic travelogue of rediscovery across America with his French poodle named Charley.
San Antonio, TX: Naylor, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 145 pgs, b&w illustrations. Wit and humor from the Lone Star State's favorite columnist.
Austin, TX: Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc., 1980. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 224 pgs, index, bibliography, b&w historical photos. Gonzaullas's career, firsdt as a major in the Mexican Army and then as an agent of the U.S. Treasury Department, before he joined the Rangers in 1920.
Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2010. Paperback. 6 x 9, 375 pgs, index, bibliography, b&w historical photos. Tells the stories of thirteen Fort Worth law officers who died in the line of duty between 1861 and 1909. Some damp wrinkling.
Ft. Worth: Texas Christuan University Press, 2017. Paperback. 6 x 9, 223 pgs, b&w photos. Six generations of the author's family have called the Big Bend area "home." With his family headquartered at the old Lajitas Trading Post, he worked and lived on ranches and places now little more than...
New York: Norton, 2017. 6 x 9, 384 pgs, index, notes, section of color photos. Weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845-whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice-with the tale of the incredible discovery of the flagship's wreck in 2014.
London: Peter Nevill Ltd., 1955. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 285 pgs. "Here is the colourful truth (much of it never published before) about that rip-roaring cowboy capital, Dodge City.notorious as the wickedest little city in America." Stained cloth cover.
New York: Scribner, 1954. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 214 pgs, b&w photos. The story of a couple who settled in and built their home in the Matanuska Valley in the mid-20th century.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1974. Third printing. Paperback. 5 x 8, 334 pgs, index, biblio, b&w historical photos. Part rascal, part gentleman, part poseur - one of the most colorful Texas figures following the Civil War. He became one of the Big Pasture Men of southern Texas.
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 120 pgs, b&w illustrations. Folklore, tales, and daily accounts of east Texas country life. Ex-library with the usual markings.
Norman, OK: American Legacy/Crown, 1982. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 221 pgs, b&w Remington illustrations. This is the author's classic account of his Western adventures, from hunting in Chihuahua to cavalry expeditions in the Rockies.
Hereford, TX: Food For Thought Publishers, 1998. Second printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 270 pgs. The author weaves an exciting fictional story around the historical facts of the bloody ten year war (1865-75) between the Cheyenne, Kiowa, Apache, and the Comanches to gain control of the huge grazing lands of...
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1976. Second printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 327 pgs, index, b&w photos. The story of commercial mercury mining in the Big Bend area of Texas. It began in the late 1800s, and by the end of WWI Terlingua quicksilver dominated the industry in...
New York: Doubleday, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 416 pgs, two sections of b&w historical photos, mapped endsheets. Well-researched, the story of Roosevelt's expedition down an unmapped, rapids-choked tributary of the Amazon.