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1.   Bode, Elroy, Illustrated by: Pina, Antonio
To be Alive
 
Publisher: Texas Western Press El Paso, TX 1979
148 pp, orange linen boards w/yel linen spine, dj wht-orange w/wraparound illustration. Collection of short stories & prose. Author was winner of C.L. Sonnichsen Publication Award in 1979. Author's fifth book. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 20.68 CAD 19.63 EUR 13.79 GBP 10.80 JPY 1,696.00 MXN 212.00 ZAR 188.44 

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2.   Bode, Elroy, Illustrated by: Pina, Antonio
To be Alive
 
Publisher: Texas Western Press El Paso 1979
148 pp, orange linen boards w/yel linen spine, dj wht-orange w/wraparound illustration. Collection of short stories & prose. Author was winner of C.L. Sonnichsen Publication Award in 1979. Author's fifth book. dj rubbed extremi, dj small closed tear top of spine, prev owner wrote on ffep. First Edition Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 18.15 CAD 17.22 EUR 12.10 GBP 9.48 JPY 1,488.00 MXN 186.00 ZAR 165.33 

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3.   Boone, Debby, Illustrated by: Ferrer, Gabriel
Nightlights: More Bedtime Hugs for Little Ones
 
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers Eugene, OR 1997
unpaginated, blue boards w/title blind stamped on front cover, dj blu-violet w/wht lettering w/wraparound color pictorial. A collection of short pieces about lights at night, including "Candles, " "Fireplaces, " and "Stars." prev owner's wrote on ffep. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 15.50 CAD 14.71 EUR 10.33 GBP 8.10 JPY 1,271.00 MXN 158.88 ZAR 141.22 

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4.   Boone, Debby, Illustrated by: Ferrer, Gabriel
Tomorrow is a Brand New Day
 
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers Eugene, OR 1989
unpaginated, purple boards w/blind stamped title on front cover, dj tan w/blu lettering w/color illustrated front & back covers. The book is a collection of stories about the endless possibilities of a new day. Captures enthusiasm f/joys of life that parent wants to share w/their child. prev owner wrote their name on ffep. Near Fine Hard Cover Very Good+ Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 17.57 CAD 16.68 EUR 11.72 GBP 9.18 JPY 1,441.00 MXN 180.13 ZAR 160.11 

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5.   Byrd, Bobby & Susannah Mississippi, Illustrated by: Photos
The Late Great Mexican Border : Reports from a Disappearing Line
 
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press El Paso, TX 1996
xi, 227 pp, SC wraps w/black spine w/red lettering w/illustrated front, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collection of sixteen stories by authors such as Luis Rodriguez, Max Aguilera-Hellweg, Debbie Nathan, Luis Urrea, Dick Reaves, Teresa Leal, Alan Weisman, Benjamin Saenz and others, about the United States border with Mexico. Signed by Author First Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 16.33 CAD 15.50 EUR 10.89 GBP 8.53 JPY 1,339.00 MXN 167.38 ZAR 148.78 

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6.   Capote, Truman
Music for Chameleons
 
Publisher: Random House New York, NY 1980
xix, 262 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering. A collection of short stories. 5th Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 9.59 CAD 9.10 EUR 6.39 GBP 5.01 JPY 786.00 MXN 98.25 ZAR 87.33 

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7.   Clark, L.D., Illustrated by: Photos
Is This Naomi? and Other Stories : a Cycle of Rural Life
 
Publisher: Blue Moon Press Inc. Tucson, AZ 1979
xiii, 98 pp, black-and-wht SC wraps w/pictorial front & back covers and wht spine w/red lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED on the half title page. The stories are : The Naming of the Animals, The Wall, Two Dreams, The Waters Below, Night in Eden, Is This Naomi?, and The Billjones Expedition. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 8.82 CAD 8.37 EUR 5.88 GBP 4.61 JPY 723.00 MXN 90.38 ZAR 80.33 

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8.   Crane, Stephen & intro by Jenkins, John H.
The Bridge Comes to Yellow Sky
 
Publisher: The Pemberton Press Austin, TX 1978
unpaginated, rust SC wraps w/black lettering, contains bookmark "Belated Christmas Greetings from John and Maureen Jenkins. A short story from Stephen Crane from his days in Texas & was printed in McClure's Magazine. No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 43.28 CAD 41.08 EUR 28.85 GBP 22.61 JPY 3,549.00 MXN 443.63 ZAR 394.33 

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9.   Del Rey, Lester, Illustrated by: Levin, Sol
... And Some Were Human.
 
Publisher: Prime Press Philadelphia, PA 1948
331 pp, dark blue cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu w/wht lettering w/illustrated front & spine, photos of author & artist on the back. Collection of nine short stories, two long novelettes, and one novel. The stories range from simple tale of those who may come after a man disappears to an adventure in mishap & superstition. back panel rubbed on portion about the author. First Printing Good Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 72.56 CAD 68.87 EUR 48.37 GBP 37.90 JPY 5,950.00 MXN 743.75 ZAR 661.11 

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10.   Dunne, Finley Peter
Observations by Mr. Dooley
 
Publisher: R. H. Russell New York, NY 1902
vi, 279 pp, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Collection of short essays about various subjects such as: the Law's Delays, Sherlock Holmes, International Amenities, Art Patronage, Immigration, White House Discipline, Prince Henry's Visit, Cuba vs. Beet Sugar, Bad Men from the West, European Intervention, The Philippine Peace, Soldier and Policeman, The End of the War, Arctic Exploration, Hypocrisy, History, Rights and Priviledges of Women, Swearing and many more. Chipped at top & bottom of the spine, spine sunned, boards slight fading. First Impression No Jacket Hard Cover Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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11.   edited by Lansdale, Joe R. and Klaw, Richard, Illustrated by: Garcia, John & Kim, Miran & Erickson, Marc & Hester, Phill
Weird Business
 
Publisher: Mojo Press Austin, TX 1995
unpaginated, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by Joe Lansdale & Richard Klaw & Brad Thomte, dj red-green-orange-black w/orange-yel lettering. Thomte was the letterer for the story "Real Thing." The book contains a collection of twenty-three adult short comic stories. They range from pure fantasy to dark horror, to humorous whimsy, to noir, to action/adventure adn science fiction. Some of the authors of the short stories are: Norman Partridge, Poppy Brite, Mark Evans, Joe Lansdale, Brian Biggs, John Bergin, Robert Bloch, Charles de Lint, Michael Moorcock, Richard Klaw, Edgar Allan Poe, Nancy Collins, Bill Crider, Scott Cupp, Marc Paoletti, Paul Wilson, Roger Zelazny, Neal Barrett Jr., Ambrose Bierce, Al Sarrantonio, and others. Some of the illustrators are: Miran Kim, Marc Erickson, Phillip Hester, Shea Pensa, Ted Naifeh, John Picacio, Doug Potter, Matthew Guest, Michael Lark, Bill Bountain, John Lucas, Barb & Theodore Spoon, Jason Morgan, Dean Rohrer and others. Lettering was done by Doug Potter, Brad Thomte, Gary Peterson, and Carrie Spiegel. Signed by both of the Editors & One of Letterer First Printing Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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12.   edited by Lansdale, Joe R. and Klaw, Richard, Illustrated by: Garcia, John & Kim, Miran & Erickson, Marc & Hester, Phill
Weird Business
 
Publisher: Mojo Press Austin, TX 1995
unpaginated, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj red-green-orange-black w/orange-yel lettering. SIGNED by Joe Lansdale. The book contains a collection of twenty-three adult short comic stories. They range from pure fantasy to dark horror, to humorous whimsy, to noir, to action/adventure adn science fiction. Some of the authors of the short stories are: Norman Partridge, Poppy Brite, Mark Evans, Joe Lansdale, Brian Biggs, John Bergin, Robert Bloch, Charles de Lint, Michael Moorcock, Richard Klaw, Edgar Allan Poe, Nancy Collins, Bill Crider, Scott Cupp, Marc Paoletti, Paul Wilson, Roger Zelazny, Neal Barrett Jr., Ambrose Bierce, Al Sarrantonio, and others. Some of the illustrators are: Miran Kim, Marc Erickson, Phillip Hester, Shea Pensa, Ted Naifeh, John Picacio, Doug Potter, Matthew Guest, Michael Lark, Bill Bountain, John Lucas, Barb & Theodore Spoon, Jason Morgan, Dean Rohrer and others. Lettering was done by Doug Potter, Brad Thomte, Gary Peterson, and Carrie Spiegel. Signed by One of the Authors First Printing Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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13.   edited by Lansdale, Joe R. and Klaw, Richard, Illustrated by: Garcia, John & Kim, Miran & Erickson, Marc & Hester, Phill
Weird Business
 
Publisher: Mojo Press Austin, TX 1995
unpaginated, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. Book SIGNED by one of the editors, Joe Lansdale. The book contains a collection of twenty-three adult short comic stories. They range from pure fantasy to dark horror, to humorous whimsy, to noir, to action/adventure adn science fiction. Some of the authors of the short stories are: Norman Partridge, Poppy Brite, Mark Evans, Joe Lansdale, Brian Biggs, John Bergin, Robert Bloch, Charles de Lint, Michael Moorcock, Richard Klaw, Edgar Allan Poe, Nancy Collins, Bill Crider, Scott Cupp, Marc Paoletti, Paul Wilson, Roger Zelazny, Neal Barrett Jr., Ambrose Bierce, Al Sarrantonio, and others. Some of the illustrators are: Miran Kim, Marc Erickson, Phillip Hester, Shea Pensa, Ted Naifeh, John Picacio, Doug Potter, Matthew Guest, Michael Lark, Bill Bountain, John Lucas, Barb & Theodore Spoon, Jason Morgan, Dean Rohrer and others. Lettering was done by Doug Potter, Brad Thomte, Gary Peterson, and Carrie Spiegel. Signed by One of the Editors First Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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14.   Erickson, John R., Illustrated by: Holmes, Gerald L.
Cowboys Are a Separate Species
 
Publisher: Maverick Books Perryton, TX 1993
(10), 95 pp, (6) ads, glossy blu SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel, SIGNED by author on the title page. Collection of short stories by the author that he wrote from 1976 to 1985 and that appeared in the Dallas Times-Herald and The Livestock Weekly. His stories came from his experiences as a cowboy in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles. Signed by Author No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 21.77 CAD 20.66 EUR 14.51 GBP 11.37 JPY 1,785.00 MXN 223.13 ZAR 198.33 

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15.   Fernald, Chester B., Illustrated by: Frontispiece
The Cat and the Cherub and Other Stories
 
Publisher: The Century Co. New York, NY 1896
250 pp, light green buckram boards w/black lettering & illustration on front panel. The story is set in Chinatown in San Francisco. Collection of eleven stories. spine sunned. prev owner name on ffep. First Thus No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" - 71/2" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 43.28 CAD 41.08 EUR 28.85 GBP 22.61 JPY 3,549.00 MXN 443.63 ZAR 394.33 

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16.   Graham, Don
Celebrating the Literary Heritage of Texas
 
Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc. Upper Saddle River, NJ 2000
i, 125 pp, glossy wht boards w/glossy green spine w/wht lettering, SIGNED by Don Graham on the introduction essay. Collection of some of the literary works written by Texans or about Texas. Contains short stories, poems, nonfiction, fiction, tall tales, historic document, ballad and a screenplay. Some of the authors are McMurtry, Katherine Porter, Robert Flynn, O. Henry, John Lomax, Mody Boatright, Vassar Miller, Americo Paredes, and others. Signed by Foreword Author First Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 16.33 CAD 15.50 EUR 10.89 GBP 8.53 JPY 1,339.00 MXN 167.38 ZAR 148.78 

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17.   Grahame, Kenneth
Dream Days
 
Publisher: John Lane: The Bodley Head New York, NY 1899
275 pp, (16), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering & gilt border on the front cover. The book contains the following eight short stories: The Twenty-First of October, Dies Iræ, Mutabile Semper, The Magic Ring, Its Walls Were as of Jasper, A Saga of the Seas, The Reluctant Dragon, and A Departure. prev owner wrote on front & rear free endpapers, prev owner bookplate on FRD, rear hinge cracked. 5th Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 28.98 CAD 27.50 EUR 19.32 GBP 15.13 JPY 2,376.00 MXN 297.00 ZAR 264.00 

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18.   Hale, Leon
Home Spun : a Collection
 
Publisher: Winedale Publishing Houston, TX 1997
248 pp, quarterbound with tan boards w/dark green spine w/ light brown dj w/photo of author on front. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Collection of columns from the columnist of the Houston Chronicle Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 20.73 CAD 19.68 EUR 13.82 GBP 10.83 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 188.89 

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19.   Hale, Leon, Illustrated by: Forster, Tina K.
One Man's Christmas
 
Publisher: Shearer Publishing Bryan, TX 1984
51 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, illustrated endpapers w/recipe f/sweet potato pie, dj cream-red-green w/red spine w/cream lettering, SIGNED by author on the title page. Collection of six essays where the author recalls his own Christmases in the past and recounts an amusing story told to him by a fortune-teller from the Brazos river bottom. dj price-clipped. Signed by Author First Printing Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 77.74 CAD 73.78 EUR 51.83 GBP 40.61 JPY 6,375.00 MXN 796.88 ZAR 708.33 

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20.   Henry, Will, Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations by Remington
Will Henry's West
 
Publisher: Texas Western Press El Paso, TX 1984
xxvii, 208 pp, quarterbound w/wht cloth covered boards w/brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, glossy dj w/grey-blu-brown wrap around color illustration w/red-wht lettering, map endpapers. Collection of eleven essays and six stories in which the author explores both the myth and reality of the Old West. Some of the stories are : The Trap, The Tallest Indian in Toltepec, Lapwai Winter, Sundown Smith, Not Wanted Dead or Alive, Isley's Strangers and others. Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 32.66 CAD 31.00 EUR 21.77 GBP 17.06 JPY 2,678.00 MXN 334.75 ZAR 297.56 

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21.   Kelton, Elmer and edited by Clayton, Lawrence
There's Always Another Chance and Other Stories
 
Publisher: Fort Concho Museum Press San Angelo, TX 1986
192 pp, cream w/dark brown lettering on the front cover and spine, brown dj w/cream front panel w/illustration of spur. Collection of seven stories and one novelette by Kelton. Most of these belong to the era of the pulp Western. The titles are: There's Always Another Chance, Sellout, North of the Big River, No Music for Fiddle Feet, Apache Patrol, In the Line of Duty and Die by the Gun. there is bibliography at the end of the book. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 54.43 CAD 51.66 EUR 36.28 GBP 28.43 JPY 4,463.00 MXN 557.88 ZAR 495.89 

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22.   Looney, Ben Earl, Illustrated by: Frontispiece
Cajun Vignettes Short Stories and Poems
 
Publisher: Heritage Gallery Press Lafayette, LA 1978
70 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj grey w/black lettering, SIGNED by author on the ffep. Collection of nine short stories and 17 poems. dj several small tears along edges repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in mylar protector. Signed by Author Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 14.26 CAD 13.53 EUR 9.50 GBP 7.45 JPY 1,169.00 MXN 146.13 ZAR 129.89 

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23.   Morgan, Neal
Karankawa County: Short Stories from a Corner of Texas
 
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1990
ix, 142 pp, orange clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, glossy brown-black dj front panel & spine w/white lettering. Collection of nine short ficiton stories about southeast Texas and some of the people that live there. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 38.88 CAD 36.90 EUR 25.92 GBP 20.31 JPY 3,188.00 MXN 398.50 ZAR 354.22 

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24.   O'Nan, Stewart
In the Walled City
 
Publisher: University of Pittsburg Press Pittsburgh, PA 1993
170 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, stamped in gilt The Drue Heinz Literature Prize 1993 on front, dj dark purple-gilt-orange, w/color illustrated front. The author's first book. Collection of twelve short stories. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 25.40 CAD 24.11 EUR 16.93 GBP 13.27 JPY 2,083.00 MXN 260.38 ZAR 231.44 

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25.   Porterfield, Bill
A Loose Herd of Texans
 
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1978
xiv, 198 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/brown dj w/blk-wht lettering, dj illustrated front & photo of author on the back. Collection of twenty-four short stories about various characters from the Texas heartland. dj small hole on rear cover flap, small chips at top edge, several finish removal spots on the front cover & spine. First Edition Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 21.72 CAD 20.61 EUR 14.48 GBP 11.34 JPY 1,781.00 MXN 222.63 ZAR 197.89 

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26.   Porterfield, Bill
A Loose Herd of Texans
 
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1978
xiv, 198 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/brown dj w/blk-wht lettering, dj illustrated front & photo of author on the back. Collection of twenty-four short stories about various characters from the Texas heartland. dj price-clipped, dj small hole on spine w/small chips at top edge, light foxing to edges. 2nd Printing Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 20.48 CAD 19.43 EUR 13.65 GBP 10.69 JPY 1,679.00 MXN 209.88 ZAR 186.56 

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27.   Reile, Louis
Winding Flows the River
 
Publisher: Int'l Fine Arts Center of SW San Angelo. TX
174 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering. Book has several short stories: The Hoe of Juan Dominguez, The Wising-Up of Tammy Dru, Pablo's Goat, Alberto Sang A Song, Ramon and Rafael. Two books in one volume. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 20.22 CAD 19.19 EUR 13.48 GBP 10.56 JPY 1,658.00 MXN 207.25 ZAR 184.22 

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28.   Reile, Louis
Winding Flows the River
 
Publisher: Int'l Fine Arts Center of SW San Angelo. TX
174 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED"Lou." The book has several short stories: The Hoe of Juan Dominguez, The Wising-Up of Tammy Dru, Pablo's Goat, Alberto Sang A Song, Ramon and Rafael. Two books in one volume. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 25.91 CAD 24.59 EUR 17.28 GBP 13.54 JPY 2,125.00 MXN 265.63 ZAR 236.11 

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29.   Rhodes, Eugene Manlove w/foreword by Hutchinson, W. H. and intro by Dobie, J. Frank
The Best Novels and Stories of Eugene Manlove Rhodes
 
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, NE 1987
xxiv, 552 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blu-brown-tan-white color illustrated front panel and white rear panel w/text in black. The book contains four novels, two novelettes, four short stories, one narrative, one essay and one poem by Eugene Rhodes. The book begins with the novel Pasó Por Aquí. The pattern of Rhode's frontier years was work - hard, physical, dangerous, sweaty, grimy toil. His characters are humanists enough to find joy in what they do, even as did Rhodes himself. Crease on the top front corner of the front cover. First Paperback Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 43.02 CAD 40.83 EUR 28.68 GBP 22.47 JPY 3,528.00 MXN 441.00 ZAR 392.00 

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30.   Scott, Florence Johnson, Illustrated by: Illustration & Maps
Old Rough and Ready on the Rio Grande - the Mier Expedition and the Last Battle of the Civl War
 
Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1935
xii, (2), 128 pp, (2, blue soft cover wraps w/ black illustration & lettering on the front cover and black lettering on the spine. Collection of three historical stories that represent three of the major epochs of time in the history of Texas. The Mier Expedition was made during the existence of The Republic of Texas (pg 1 - pg 21). Old Rough and Ready on the Rio Grande relates to the first years of Texas admittance to the Union (pg 29 - 94) The Last Battle of the CIvil War relates to Texas as a Confederate state, it gives a picture of the economic condition which existed on the Texas frontier at that time (95 -117). Remainder of pages are bibliography, notes, index, and advertisment. Light smear on the half title page. 2nd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 129.57 CAD 122.97 EUR 86.38 GBP 67.68 JPY 10,625.00 MXN 1,328.13 ZAR 1,180.56 

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31.   Scott, Mable Hill , Illustrated by: Photo, Map & Illustrations
Echoes from the Past
 
Publisher: Mable Hill Scott Irving, TX 1966
138 pp, white leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Collection of twelve short stories by the author about the history of the South. Some of the titles are: Once Upon a Time, The Mattie Story, Mammy tells the Truth about Santa, Little White Brother, A Cat up a Cherry Tree, A Texas Traditional Christmas Story, and The Little School in the Wildwood, and others. No Jacket Hard Cover Leatherette Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 15.29 CAD 14.51 EUR 10.20 GBP 7.99 JPY 1,254.00 MXN 156.75 ZAR 139.33 

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32.   Steinbeck, John w/intro by Jackson, Joseph Henry
The Short Novels of John Steinbeck
 
Publisher: The Viking Press New York, NY 1953
xiii, 407 pp, brick red cloth covered boards w/black lettering, top edge yel, fore edge untrimmed. The book contains the following six short novels: Tortilla Flat, The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, The Moon Is Down, Cannery Row, and The Pearl. slight wear to corners, First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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33.   Thomason Jr., Capt. John W., Illustrated by: Thomason Jr., Capt. John W.
Salt Winds and Gobi Dust
 
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York, NY 1934
viii, 326 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/black illustrations and lettering w/black-yel dj w/wht-yel lettering w/color illustrated front panel and pictorial of author on the rear panel. Collection of thirteen short stories about the Orient and the Marines, or life as seen through the eyes of a Marine officer. There are several tales of Hayti and Central America and two stories of the World War. Some of the titles are: "Mixed Marriage, " "Born on an Iceberg, " "Missionary's Daughter, " "The Marine and the Emerald Sweeps, " "Mutiny, " "Advance Guard, " "Note on Justice, " and others. First Edition Good+/very Good+ Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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34.   Vollmann, William T.
You Bright and Risen Angels : a Cartoon
 
Publisher: Atheneum New York, NY 1987
635 pp, quarterbound w/dark blu boards w/black cloth spine, brown-black dj w/color illustrated front panel and photo of the author on the back panel. The world of the author's imagination is the battleground of hostile forces, where the combatants have been, each in his own way, torn & twisted by the demands of cruelty & love. This is a novel where magic and technology and human spirit mix in equal parts, a work of passionate conviction and hilarity. ight soiling on the fore edge. First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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35.   Wester, Lillian , Illustrated by: Photos
Sketches of Mine from Life
 
Publisher: Lillian Wester Austin, TX 1955
xi, 66 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, dj cream w/dark blue lettering on the front & rear panels w/pictorial front & rear panels. Collection of fourteen stories with six or seven dealing with life in Mexico, and the others with life in the United States. Some of the titles are: A Story of the Gay Capital, a San Fernando Idyl, Romance in Mexico, Above the Prices of Rubies, A Maximilian Dollar, At the Relay Games, The Old Main Building at the University of Texas, We Blind See, and more. dj chipped on the top & bottom edges, several tears on top & bottom edges of the dj. Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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36.   Woolley, Bryan
The Bride Wore Crimson and other Stories
 
Publisher: Texas Western Press El Paso, TX 1993
195 pp, quarterbound w/maroon cloth boards w/black cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, dj maroon spine w/yel lettering w/color pictorial front & photo of author on the back, SIGNED by the author. Texas novelist & newspaperman assembled a collection of "true Texas stories." Collection of 19 stories. Some of stories appeared the Dallas Morning News & also Dallas Life magazine. Signed by Author First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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