Big Bend History

Books and maps of the culture, history and people of Texas' Big Bend region.



Bandits, Bootleggers and Businessmen

Bandits, Bootleggers and Businessmen

By Forest Glen TV Productions
Price: $19.95


This DVD covers the history of the Big Bend from 1848 - 1948. In this hour-long program the rich history of this unique region comes alive. Listen to...more info

Below the Escondido Rim

Below the Escondido Rim

By Keller, David W.
Price: $19.95


This study surveys the century-long history of the vast O2 Ranch located in the Big Bend of West Texas with a special focus on the land, the people,...more info

Beneath the Window: Early Ranch Life in the Big Bend Country

Beneath the Window: Early Ranch Life in the Big Bend Country

By Wilson, Patricia Clothier
Price: $17.95


Before it became a national park, the Big Bend was home to a number of ranches and mining operations. On the Wilson ranch, which stood at the center...more info

Big Bend Country: Land of the Unexpected

Big Bend Country: Land of the Unexpected

By Ragsdale, Kenneth
Price: $24.95


Kenneth B. Ragsdale first visited the Big Bend in 1928 as a child. His fascination drew him back as an adult, and he has been digging around in and...more info

Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park

By Patoski, Joe Nick; Photography by Laurence Parent
Price: $29.95


Big Bend National Park is one of the few places left in America where a person can literally get away from it all. Nestled in the great bend of the...more info

Big Bend National Park and Vicinity (Images of America series)

Big Bend National Park and Vicinity (Images of America series)

By Alex, Thomas C.
Price: $21.99


Part of the ?Images of America? series of pictorial histories, Big Bend National Park and Vicinity features historic photographs that document the...more info

Big Bend National Park and Vicinity (Postcard Packet Series)

Big Bend National Park and Vicinity (Postcard Packet Series)

By Alex, Thomas C.
Price: $7.99


Fifteen beautiful vintage photos make up this collection of postcards, the perfect compliment to your visit. 2010 Arcadia Publishing SC, 15 postcardsmore info

Big Bend Pictures

Big Bend Pictures

By Evans, James
Price: $50.00


It takes a long time to get to know the Big Bend. Just to look at all the mountains and canyons and desert horizons can take weeks of driving and...more info

Big Bend, A Homesteader's Story

Big Bend, A Homesteader's Story

By Langford, J.O.; Gipson, Fred
Price: $17.95


To the wild and fabulous country where the Rio Grande makes its big bend, J. O. Langford came in 1909 with his wife and daughter in search of health...more info

Big Bend: History of the Last Texas Frontier

Big Bend: History of the Last Texas Frontier

By Tyler, Ron
Price: $15.95


Since it first appeared in print twenty years ago, Ron C. Tyler's The Big Bend: A History of the Last Texas Frontier has become a classic. Not only...more info


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