" The books listed in my catalogs are acquisitions made some six to eight months previously. He then provides a full report of the discovery and examination of fourteen blades found in 1988 in the Keven Davis Cache in Navarro County, Texas.” 234pp w/maps, photos and illustrations, references, index. An architectural study of early Texas buildings, written and diagrammed in layman’s terms. A study of Texas’ diverse architectural styles, with photos of many structures that survived into the mid-twentieth century. Folio HB/DJ [dust jacket showing light wear, now in protective cover]…….48.00 6) [BANDERA COUNTY] ) A BRIEF HISTORY OF BANDERA COUNTY: Covering 100 Years of Intrepid History by J. Softcover, fine condition, ….75.00 (signed copies are very scarce) 7) Barker, Dr. EIGHTY YEARS WITH ROD AND RIFLE 1976, 1st edition, Santa Fe. SMOKEY BEAR AND THE GREAT WILDERNESS 1982, 1st edition, Santa Fe. William Reese, in SIX-SCORE: “A vividly written story of range life in West Texas in the 1890s. A book of verse that embraces the mystery, charm and folklore of the Big Bend. Frederick Nolan (author of ) said this about the novel: “In this extraordinary mixture of fiction and history, Billy the Kid is vividly brought to life with unmatched attention to psychological detail and historical truth. A useful, interesting and comprehensive study and history of the tree that is cursed by every rancher I know. Folio HB w/pictorial cover, new [multi-copies available]…..45.00 16) Braddy, Haldeen PERSHING’S MISSION IN MEXICO 1966, 1st edition, El Paso. Mason DOG GHOSTS and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales 1958, 1st edition, Austin.
My quest for rare and unusual titles is constant, and I’ve acquired many more fine books about Texas and the West which will be featured in future listings. Trade paperback, as new………..34.95 4) [ARCHITECTURE] Clovis PIONEER TEXAS BUILDINGS: A Geometry Lesson by Clovis Heimsath. In this book, Barker tells how he squeezed in big game and predator hunting and trout fishing, while serving as a Forest Ranger and longtime Wildlife Administrator. Autobiography, plus a lot on hunting cougars, bears and elk in the Pecos Wilderness of New Mexico. Benedict recounted incidents of cow punching as they occurred and editor Dobie changed as little as possible. Preceding each narrative poem is a short note of explanation. HB/DJ a nice copy of this uncommon Big Bend item, .......30.00 11) [BIG BEND] THE BIG BEND COUNTRY OF TEXAS by Virginia Madison. An interesting history of the Big Bend region in West Texas that includes legends and myths. HB (lacks dust jacket)…..30.00 12) Biggers, Don Hampton BUFFALO GUNS AND BARBED WIRE: Two Frontier Accounts 1991, 1st printing of the combined reissue of “Pictures of the Past” and “History That Will Never Be Repeated,” Lubbock. A frontier journalist’s account of the last great buffalo hunters, and range stories about cattlemen and cowboys of West Texas. Oblong HB/DJ very good……………45.00 13) [BILLY the KID] JOY TO THE BIRDS by Gale Cooper. Authentic, convincing and impeccably researched…” 650ppw/sources. HB/DJ, fine copy, 24 essays written in honor of Bolton by well-known historians such as Le Roy Hafen, A. A collection of delightful tales about spirits who haunt the living. Cavalry 1989, 2nd edition, State House Press, Austin. The Sixth first saw action in 1862 at Yorktown, Virginia. [editor] SOME EXPERIENCES OF BOSS NEFF IN THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE 1968, 2nd edition, Denver. These memoirs of a ranching pioneer tell about life on the Plains in the last decades of the 19th century.
We also have images of survey plats and field notes, land status records, and control document index records.
Due to organization of documents in the GLO collection, this site does not currently contain every Federal title record issued for the Public Land States.
Although it is possible for a hen to crow as well, crowing (together with hackles development) is one of the clearest signs of being a rooster.
The rooster is often portrayed as crowing at the break of dawn ("cock-a-doodle-doo").
The music of Peking opera can be divided into the Xipi (西皮) and Erhuang (二黄) styles.
With their elaborate and colorful costumes, performers are the only focal points on Peking opera's characteristically sparse stage.
They use the skills of speech, song, dance, and combat in movements that are symbolic and suggestive, rather than realistic.
Surveying is the art and science of measuring the land to locate the limits of an owner's interest thereon.
A cadastral survey is a survey which creates, marks, defines, retraces or re-establishes the boundaries and subdivisions of Federal Lands of the United States.