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Texas Toys and Games

By: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Price: $17.85

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 030380

ISBN: 1574410377

Condition: Near Fine


253 pp, tan SC wraps w/green-red lettering w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the cover & title page illustrator. Book by the Texas Folklore Society devoted to games, toys, jump-rope rhymes, play-party games and other pastimes that kids had to invent for themselves. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials and the folk games encompass guessing, gambling, and counting out games; physically competitive games of chase, tag, & mock combat; skill games using st... View more info

Texas Toys and Games

By: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Price: $17.85

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 035721

ISBN: 1574410377

Condition: Near Fine


253 pp, tan SC wraps w/green-red lettering w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the cover & title page illustrator. Book by the Texas Folklore Society devoted to games, toys, jump-rope rhymes, play-party games and other pastimes that kids had to invent for themselves. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials and the folk games encompass guessing, gambling, and counting out games; physically competitive games of chase, tag, & mock combat; skill games using st... View more info

QUEST FOR CLUES : The Book of Orbs

By: Addams, Shay, Illustrated by Wilson, Keith and DeHay, David

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Austin, TX: Origin Systems, Inc. 1992:

Seller ID: 031427


Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 142 pp, glossy black SC wraps w/green-yel-wht lettering on the spine, w/color illustrated front panel. The book contains the answers to the most vexing computer game problems. It includes maps and step-by-step solutions to 20 of the most recent computer adventures and roleplaying games. The book contains solutions to the following games: The Adventures of Willy Beamish, Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed, Conan the Ci... View more info

QUEST FOR CLUES : The Book of Orbs

By: Addams, Shay, Illustrated by Wilson, Keith and DeHay, David

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Austin, TX: Origin Systems, Inc. 1992:

Seller ID: 031567


Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 142 pp, glossy black SC wraps w/green-yel-wht lettering on the spine, w/color illustrated front panel. The book contains the answers to the most vexing computer game problems. It includes maps and step-by-step solutions to 20 of the most recent computer adventures and roleplaying games. The book contains solutions to the following games: The Adventures of Willy Beamish, Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed, Conan the Ci... View more info

The Blackwell Guide to Recorded Country Music

By: Allen, Bob edited By

Price: $15.09

Publisher: Cmabridge, MA, Blackwell Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004252

Condition: Very Good+


411 pp, Guide to selecting the finest recordings in country music. Guide looks at recordings in 10 major ares of music, selecting main library of 100 discs that should form the core of any country collection. In addition over 300 supplementary albums are listed & described. Crossover artists are discussed. View more info

Lost in the Stars : The dramatization of Alan Paton's novel, Cry, the Beloved Country

By: Anderson, Maxwell

Price: $14.24

Publisher: New York, NY, Wm Sloane Associates, Inc: 1950

Seller ID: 000596

Condition: Good+


86 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped on front cover, dj black w/wht lettering w/illustration on the front. Includes the reviewers notes from persentation in New York, also has a copy of the musical's bill. The reviewer made notes in the text of the book. The setting is South Africa, a tale of Negroes and whites in South Africa to terms of a libretto and lyrics. reviewers notes Has reviewer's notes included on seperate paper. Revei... View more info

Bacardi Recipes

By: Bacardi Y Compania

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Mexico, Bacardi Y Compania, S. A.:

Seller ID: 038853

Condition: Good+


24 pp, light tan SC wraps w/red-blu lettering on the front panel & pictorial rear panel. The booklet contains a collection of Bacardi drink recipes. The recipes call for Bacardi White, Gold, or Anejo. light stains on the pages. View more info

Gurps Lensman : Starkly Astounding Space-Opera Adventure

By: Barrett, Sean

Price: $30.18

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steve Jackson Games: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030228

ISBN: 1556342837

Condition: Very Good+


Soft Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 1st Edition. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 128 pp, black SC wraps w/red-yel lettering on the spine w/color illustrated front & back. Based on the classic novels by E.E. "Doc" Smith. Story of the Lensmen who are responsible for the defense of civilization. View more info

The American Boy's Handy Book

By: Beard, D. C. w/foreword by Perrin, Noel

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine - Publisher: 2004

Edition: 34th Printing

Seller ID: 038477

ISBN: 0879234490

Condition: Near Fine


xxvi, 441 pp, blu-wht SC wraps w/wht-orange lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book was a survival manual. It contained plans for 16 kinds of kites and hot-air balloons. An 1890 manual of pastimes which includes instructions for making kites, fishing poles, a blow gun, boats, and theatrical costumes, and for raising dogs, stuffing animals, stocking an aquarium, and camping. light crease on front cover. View more info

The American Girls Handy Book - How to Amuse Yourself and Others

By: Beard, Lina and Adelia B. w/foreword By Boylan, Anne M.

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine - Publisher: 2006

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller ID: 040345

ISBN: 0879236663

Condition: Near Fine


xxiv, 474 pp, red-green-wht SC wraps w/wht-red lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book is a reprint of an end-of-century publication for young ladies instructing them in such hobbies as fancy needlework, handmade dolls, china painting, painting in oils, heraldic painting, preservation of wild flowers and many others. Reprint of 1887 edition. Vintage Americana by the beard sisters, two of the founders of Girl Scouting in the Unted States. View more info

Roy Rogers and Cowboy Toby #195

By: Beecher, Elizabeth

Price: $19.76

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035244

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, quarterbound w/yel-red-blu-white-brown-tan color illustrated front panel w/gilt-brown spine. This is Roy Rogers and Trigger's third Golden Book appearance. They join with Toby Wilson to bring the reader a rodeo adventure. View more info

The Junior Instructor in two Books : a Treasure House of Adventure for Boys and Girls - 2 Volume Set

By: Beecher, Faxon, Blumenstiel, Brubaker, Hamilton, Hassenstein, and Scott

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Lake Bluff, IL, The United Educators, Inc.: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050282

Condition: Very Good-


448 pp, green embossed clothcovered boards - Book 1, yellow embossed clothcovered boards -Book 2, brown endpapers w/color illustrations. The books are a treasure house of beneficial experiences for the young child & limitless source of ideas in directing his interests. The books are designed to serve the child in his early years to help him in his experiences and environment. It has sections on Animals, arithmetic, art, attitudes toward family, learing, work, characte... View more info

The Boardgame Book

By: Bell, R C

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, The Knapp Press: 1979

Seller ID: 008860

ISBN: 0895350076

Condition: Very Good


160 pp, black boards, black-light brown dj w/pictorial slipcase, Slipcase. The book has five of the eight decorative nineteenth-century map-games on fold-out sheets. Book is a compendium of the world's most entertaining & popular games. Collectin of over eighty games that can be played. slipcase has couple of indents on the back panel. View more info

Vikki Carr Souvenir Program

By: Best, Barbara

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, Cardona Enterprises: 1975

Seller ID: 026385

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu-tan SC wraps w/color pictorial front & back of Vikki Carr. Florence Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona was born in El Paso, Texas. She won the "Woman of the Year" award from the Los Angeles Times in 1970 and the "Woman of the World" award from International Orphans, Inc. in 1974. Winner of the 2005 Texas Medal of Arts Lifetime Achievement award. three time Grammy Award winner. Souvenir program View more info

Gurps Cyberpunk : High-Tech Low-Life Roleplaying Sourcebook

By: Blankenship, Loyd and edited by Jackson, Steve and Lambard, Creede

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steve Jackson Games: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033952

ISBN: 1556341687

Condition: Near Fine


128 pp, blu color illustrated covers w/pink lettering. Cyberpunk is a style defined by two elelments. The first is interaction of man with technology and the second is struggle. Cyberpunk tries to accurately reflect "real-world" human nature and stresses style above all else. View more info

GIMME A STAKE MEDIUM RARE! #CFE 1501

By: Bolack, David with Sanford, Richard

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Nightshift Games: 2000

Seller ID: 032713

ISBN: 1929332173

Condition: Very Good


110 pp, glossy green-black-blu-tan SC wraps w/black spine w/red lettering. A vampire sourcebook for Vampire Hunter$ roleplaying game. Included in the pages are more weapons several possible origins for vampirism, the top 10 most wanted vampires in the world, campagin notes, adventure seeds and more. View more info

Conspiracy X : Aegis Handbook : a Player's Handbook for Conspiracy X

By: Borrall, Charles & Dakan, Richard & Jurkat, M. Alexander & Trombley, Bernard

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Albany, NY, Eden Studios, Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 028385

ISBN: 189115348X

Condition: Near Fine


205 pp, glossy grey-black SC wraps w/blu-wht-red lettering on the spine w/color illustrated front. Book has character generation for Aegis agents, including new skills, trainings, & traits with over 50 professions and more than 100 pulling strings. Has expanded cell creation, new locations, facilties, staff, equipment, & special resources. Hermes downloads on recruitment, tactics,operations, & psychological threats to operatives. View more info

Rodeo

By: Bracken, Dorothy Kendall

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Steck Company: 1949

Seller ID: 016263

Condition: Good-fair


unpaginated, light brownn linen boards w/dark brown lettering & deco, illustrated endpapers. Juvenile book about some of the events in a rodeo. worn at the corners, prev owner marked on the front w/felt marker, the book is shaken. View more info

Wagon Train #326

By: Broun, Emily

Price: $9.78

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035237

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, quarterbound w/wht-brown-red-blu-tan color illustated front panel w/gilt-brown spine. Story about one of the TV shows about people who went West in wagon trains to build new homes. This is a wagon train story about a boy and his dog, a dog that wouldn't be left behind. View more info

The Lone Ranger and the Talking Pony #310

By: Broun, Emily

Price: $15.94

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035240

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, quarterbound w/yel-orange-wht-green-blu color illustated front panel w/gilt-brown spine. Book based on the TV show The Lone Ranger. The story about Tim, the son of an Indian chief, and his trick pony, Wahum, the Wise One. The book had trained his pony to respond to his hand signals. View more info