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The Deer Pasture

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $44.20

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 033326

ISBN: 0890962286

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 123 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, green dj w/wht lettering & black illustration on the front cover & photo of the author on the back panel. The book contains seventeen vignettes illustrated with forty-one drawings. The author tells the story of the deer pasture and its significance as a family tradition. The Bass family has leased the same 956 acres for hunting each November for over half a century. View more info

Guardians of the Yosemite : a Story of the First Rangers

By: Bingaman, John W.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Lodi, CA, End-dian Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 036510

Condition: Near Fine


128 pp, blu SC wraps w/gilt-dark blu lettering w/dark blu illustrated front panel, SIGNED on the title page by the author. The author describes some of the experiences of the first park rangers at Yosemite Park from guiding dudes, duties in a national park, patrols, forest fires, accidents, veeps, fish planting, chasing law breakers, civilian conservation camps, Wawona district, Mather ranger distgrict, tuolumne meadow district, Yosemite Indians and more. 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

Rocky Mountain Warden

By: Calkins, Frank

Price: $19.98

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033695

ISBN: 0394443187

Condition: Very Good


266 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering & blind stamped front cover, dj light brown w/dark brown lettering and illustrated front panel, photo of author on the back panel. The story of Frank Calkins begins as a rookie game warden assigned to northeastern Utah. This is his story as a game protector, learning to know the hazards, the rewards, and the ways of the Rocky Mountain wilderness. He acquired the arts and techniques of his profession - including the ... View more info

The Blue Bird Wish Comes True

By: Camp Fire Girls, Inc.

Price: $7.86

Publisher: New York, NY, Camp Fire Girls, Inc.: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037810

Condition: Very Good


64 pp, glossy wht boards w/grey-blue-red illustrated front cover. An orgainzation for young girls, seven years old or in the second grade, to encourage them through an educational recreational program. The Blue Birds are members of the Camp Fire Girls, Inc. View more info

Last Ivory Hunter: The Saga of Wally Johnson

By: Capstick, Peter Hathaway

Price: $21.04

Publisher: New York, NY, St Martins Press: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 050389

ISBN: 0312000480

Condition: Very Good


xix, 220 pp, quarterbound w/grey papercovered boards w/black clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, brown dj w/color pictorial front panel of Wally Johnson w/ members of his safari crew, black and white photo of author on the rear panel. Wally Johnson spent half a century in Mozambique hunting ivory. He described his career - how he survived the massive bite of a Gaboon viper, buffalo gorings, floods, disease, and gold fever. slight soiling to top edge of book, smal... View more info

On Independence Creek: The Story of a Texas Ranch

By: Chandler, Charlena

Price: $20.40

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035272

ISBN: 0896725243

Condition: Near Fine


x, 203 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown front panel w/red spine w/wht lettering w/pictorial front panel. The author tells the history of Charlie Chandler's ranch on mouth of Independence Crook in southwest Texas. But the author's father, Joe Chandler, built a popular recreation area there in southwest Texas. She tells of the experiences of her grandparents, her parents and of her growing up on the ranch. View more info

Guns of the Old West

By: Chapel, Charles Edward

Price: $31.03

Publisher: Fairfax, VA, Odysseus Editions, Inc.: 1995

Seller ID: 036804

Condition: Near Fine


(12), 306 pp, red pigskin Saderra leather boards, Himalaya grain. stampe w/gilt deco & lettering, four raised ribs on the spine, red bookmark ribbon, aeg (all edges gilt), 300-denier silk moiré silk endpapers. Privately printed for the members ofThe Firearms Classics Library. Chapel's greatest work, reflecting extensive research and a deep knowledge of firearms. The author discussed, described and illustrates the guns that were used in the Old West View more info

How to Survive on Land & Sea

By: Craighead, John J. and Craighead Jr., Frank C. and Craighead, John J.

Price: $16.07

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institue Press: 1981

Edition: 3rd Edition, 11th Printing

Seller ID: 039918

ISBN: 087021277X

Condition: Very Good


xv, 366 pp, map, wht SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel w/orange lettering. The book was prepared to supply essential and comprehensive information on the techniques of survival under unusual conditions. It treats survival on a global basis, emphasizing principles that can be grasped quickly and easily and practiced to the benefit of any person subjected to the hazards of nature. Photos and illustrations for helpful hints. stain on bottom edge and spatter on... View more info

Games for Girl Scouts : With Suggestions on How to Select and Present a Game Cat. No. 20-632

By: Ford, Anne

Price: $24.86

Publisher: New York, NY, Girl Scouts of the United States of America: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035674

Condition: Very Good


xii, 82 pp, red-light tan SC wraps w/wraparound illustration. The booklet contains information for the new Girl Scout. It covers troop meetings, indoor meetings, home & community, music, foreign travel, games from other countries and more. It has a reference guide for leaders in back along with index of games. prev owner wrote name on ffep. View more info

The Circus in America

By: Fox, Charles Philip and Parkinson, Tom

Price: $13.18

Publisher: Waukesha, Wisconsin, Coutry Beautiful: 1969

Seller ID: 051609

Condition: Very Good


289 pg, yellow cloth covered boards w/red lettering on the front cover and spine, dj front & rear panels are full color illustrations of circus posters. The book has over 300 illustrations with 110 of them in full color. The book traces the evolution of the circus from a small-town "mud snow" to the mobile, self-sufficient entity that it became. View more info

Austin's Waller Creek - Promise for Tomorrow

By: Fry, Phillip and Wright, Carolyn H.

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Loflin & Associates: 2013

Seller ID: 051750

ISBN: 0615889999

Condition: Near Fine


xv, (3), 219 pp, blu cloth coverfed boards w/gilt lettering on the front pane & spine, dj glossy whie w/color illustration of path on Waller Creek. The book is the story of Waller Creek, its past, present, and future. The city of Austin is embraing it, first by building a flood control tunnel sevety feet beneath it, and then creating a chain of parks along its banks from Waterloo Park to Lady Bird Lake View more info

Guide to Mexico

By: Goolsby, William

Price: $15.94

Publisher: Mexico City, Mexico, William Goolsby:

Seller ID: 011078

Condition: Good


251 pp, drawn by William Goolsby, prev owner wrote on rfep & RPD, covers rubbed, good/no dj, cream-blue SC wraps w/color pictorial frt, no dj The only new, comprehensive guide and handbook on Mexico. Has advertisements for different hotels and clubs. Advertisement on back is to follow the Magnolia Trail for Mobiloil & Mobilgas. Map tipped in in frt that advertises Quaker State oi l in mexico, with locations where it is available in Mexico. View more info

Hell for Leather! : The Epwell Hunt - the Melton Hunt - Howell Wood

By: Goulburn, Edward and Hawke, Martin

Price: $148.75

Publisher: New York, NY, The Derrydale Press: 1928

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 015398

Condition: Very Good+


36 pp, light brown boards w/cream spine w/gilt lettering, printed paper label title block on the front cover, deckled edges w/several unopened leaves, #282 of 350 cc's, LIMITED & NUMBERED, illustrated with three hand- colored plates of fox hunting scenes. Collection of three poems: The Epwell Hunt; or black collars in the rear, The Melton Hunt; a day with Lord Southampton's hounds and Howell Wood; or, the raby hunt in Yorkshire. slight soiling to the spine and boards. View more info

Tales of the Angler's Eldorado New Zealand

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $26.78

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Seller ID: 051301

Condition: Good


228 pp, blue clothcovered boards w/light blue-white pictorial endpapers, dj red-grey-gilt-white w/black and white pictorial front panel w/white rear panel w/text and gilt spine w/black lettering. The author describes his adventures in the waters of New Zealand. He describes landing a nine hundred and seventy-six pound marlin, plus other huge fish abounding in the salt waters, mako, swordfish, kingfish, yellowtail. He describes the scenic beauty of lakes, snow-cappe... View more info

The Amateur Trainer - Multum in Parvo - Force System Without the Whip

By: Haberlein, Ed. F.

Price: $12.33

Publisher: McPherson, KS, Press of Ed. Haberlein, Jr.: 1918

Edition: Standard Edition 1918

Seller ID: 036258

Condition: Good+


137 pp, light green SC wraps w/black lettering & pictoral front. A guide in the art of training, handling and correcting the faults of the bird dog. The author provides all the information necessary to become a successful trainer and handler of the bird dog. chipped at top & botto of the spine, covers soiled, corners curled on front bottom of several pages. View more info

ALL ABOUT COWBOY ACTION SHOOTING

By: Harris, Ronald

Price: $35.28

Publisher: Accokeek, MD, Stoeger Publishing Company: 2001

Seller ID: 033939

ISBN: 0883172321

Condition: Very Good+


vi, 320 pp, yel boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/tan lettering w/color pictorial front & rear panels. Cowboy Action Shooting is a celebration of America's cultural heritage. It is new sport and lifestyle activity that combines the shootin' irons of the Wild West with the traditions and spirit of the Great American Frontier. The Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) is the governing organization that brings together these celebrations and preservation. black rem d... View more info

Under the lone Star Flagstick : A Collection of Writings on Texas Golf and Golfers

By: Hauser, Melanie (editor)

Price: $9.78

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 027910

Condition: Very Good+


318 pp, quarterbound w/red boards w/blu spine, dj tan-red spine w/wht color illustrated front panel. an anthology on Texas golf with stories about the best, most memorable & most outrageous stories ever written about Texas golf & Texas golfers. View more info

Haynes Guide : Handbook of Yellowstone National Park

By: Haynes, Jack Ellis

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Bozeman, MT, Haynes Studios Inc.: 1954

Edition: 55th Edition

Seller ID: 035410

Condition: Good+


190 pp, glossy wht spine w/blu lettering w/glossy blu-tan-green-yel pictorial front cover. The booklet is a compendium of information gleaned in the park in the course of more than seventy-five years by Frank Jay Haynes, one of the early pioneers in the region, along with his son, Jack. View more info

The New Central Texas Gardener

By: Hazeltine, Cheryl and Lovelace, Barry

Price: $11.90

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037885

ISBN: 0890968713

Condition: Good+


xiii, 204 pp, glossy green-yel-blu-pink color illustrated SC wraps w/yel spine w/black lettering. The book provides advice about gardening in the Central Texas environment. This book has a chapter detailing tools of the trade and sources for more information and sections explaining how to creat xeriscape gardens, ponds and gardens that attract butterflies and birds. It also discusses changes in gardening, increased usage of native plants & water-wise gardening and update... View more info