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Everything Texans Need To Know About The Other 49 States

By: Syers, Brook & Julie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mockbooks, 2002


Lifelong Texans who have traveled extensively across the United States in search of reasons to leave Texas...This book is the culmination of their travels and experiences. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; 26117 View more info

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His & Hers The Fantasy World of the Neiman-Marcus Catalogue

By: Marcus, Stanley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Viking Press, 1982

Edition: 1st Edition


75th anniversary edition. Do people really buy those exotic and expensive sable coats, Chinese junks, and bags of diamonds? Yes, they do--and Stanley Marcus tells why in this richly anecdotal, illustrated history of the most extraordinary mail order catalogue ever. DJ Price-clipped; gift note on front flyleaf. Foxing on underside of DJ. ; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 200 pages; 16190 View more info

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I Give You Texas! 500 Jokes of the Lone Star State

By: House, Boyce

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor, 1943

Edition: 5th Printing


Jokes about Texas corralled and branded. DJ edgeworn and torn, in mylar. Previous owner's name on flypage. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages; 23055 View more info

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Iron Joe Bob

By: Briggs, Joe Bob (John Bloom)

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1992

Edition: 1st Edition


A spoof on the Men's Movement includes the five phases of the path to manhood, descriptions of "I'm Not a Wimp, Goldang It!" weekends, and essays on love, marriage, phone sex, feminism, and aerobics as an Olympic sport. The five phases of the path to manhood: sweating, yelling, crying, drum-beating, and ripping your shirt off. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 259 pages; 19821 View more info

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Mysteries And Miracles Of Texas Guide Book to the Genuinely Bizarre in the Lone Star State

By: Kutz, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Corrales, NM, Rhombus Publishing Company, 1994

Edition: 1st Edition


Padre Island treasures from wrecked Spanish galleons; haunted crags of the Chisos Mountains; the mystery tablets of Big Bend; judge the evidence on the 1967 crash of a UFO near Lake Travis. Includes detailed directions for visiting some of these places. Minor knick at rear cover fore edge; previous owner's name. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 210 pages; 22353 View more info

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Richard Morehead's Texas, Armadillos, Lawmakers, Wild Turkeys, Writers, and Other Texas Miscellanea

By: Morehead, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Burnet, TX, Eakin Press, 1982

Edition: 1st Edition


Herein recorded are some observations: J. Frank Dobie's last interview, J. Evetts Haley, Wick Fowler, DeWitt C. Reddick, the great journalism teacher and other special people. They are included with the author's running war with woodpeckers, his romance with the wild turkey, his father's famous Four Roses eggnog recipe, and Sam Wood's corn bread cooking. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pages; 29644 View more info

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Roosters, Rhymes And Railroad Tracks, A Second Sampling Of Superstitions & Popular Beliefs In Texas

By: Hendricks, George D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press, 1980

Edition: 1st Edition


Folklore, superstitions and myths in Texas. Tiny closed tear upper edge of front cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages; 26118 View more info

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Texas Hold 'Em How I Was Born in a Manger, Died in the Saddle, and Came Back as a Horny Toad

By: Friedman, Kinky

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, 2005

Edition: 1st Edition


A Texas mainstay, Kinky Friedman is a humorist whose crusade is to stop the "wussification" of the Lone Star State. This book was published when he ran for Governor of Texas (he lost...no one took him seriously) and is composed of provocative essays, including autobiographical pieces that are at times bittersweet and at other times hilarious; profiles of such stellar Texans as his ffriend Willie Nelson, George W. Bush, Jerry Jeff Walker, Pat Green, and Racehorse ... View more info

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The Great State Fair of Texas An Illustrated History

By: Wiley, Nancy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taylor Publishing, 1985

Edition: 1st Edition


Foreword by A. C. Greene. Fairs are as American as flags, moms and apple pies says the author. This is the previously untold story of one of the nation's biggest, best-known and longest-running expositions ... The story of The Great State Fair of Texas, the one of a kind, 100-year-old annual celebration revered by native Texans and considered an obligatory rite of passage for newcomers to the Lone Star State. A. C. Greene in his forword points out that the Fair has survi... View more info

The Love Song Of J. Edgar Hoover

By: Friedman, Kinky

Price: $26.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster, 1996

Edition: 1st Edition


After rushing to the aid of a lovely young woman who hires him to find her missing husband, New York detective Kinky Friedman finds himself a target of the FBI and tries to find out why while dodging bullets in D. C. And escaping a burning limousine in Chicago. Remainder mark. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 238 pages; 26114 View more info

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Widest Float In The Parade An Autobiography, of Sorts

By: Burton, Alex

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Taylor Publishing, 1988

Edition: 1st Edition


A collection of radio commentaries and newspaper columns by a Texas-transplant-from-Canada journalist. This book is a potpourri of the many talents of Alex Burton, author of fables, essays, profiles, and stories, many of them hitherto unpublished. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 198 pages; 8318 View more info