Big Bend History

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



Desert Sanctuaries: The Chinatis of the Big Bend

Desert Sanctuaries: The Chinatis of the Big Bend

By Meinzer, Wyman
Price varies by edition.


Explore, as few have intimately done, the Big Bend Ranch State Park and the Chinati Mountains State Natural Area. Trust Wyman Meinzer to see as no...more info

Federico Villalba's Texas

Federico Villalba's Texas

By Casas, Juan Manuel
Price varies by edition.


This gripping family memoir is a significant addition to the literature of the Big Bend, and the first to present its early years of settlement from...more info

Shades of the West

Shades of the West

By Gray, Ted
Price varies by edition.


Are cowboys just natural born story-tellers? Maybe it's the countless hours spent around a campfire swapping tales about the independent, sometimes...more info

Up to My Armpits

Up to My Armpits

By Edwards, Dr. Charlie
Price varies by edition.


Ever thought of a veterinarian?s workaday world as a 9-to-5 job in a cozy clinic, with nights free and weekends spent golfing? Not in the cow country...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: The Story Behind the Scenery

Big Bend: The Story Behind the Scenery

By Sperling, Carol E.
Price: $9.95


The Big Bend of the Rio Grande - what a land of contrast! Desolate badlands, forested mountains, a long island of green supported by the river's...more info

Tales from the Terlingua Porch

Tales from the Terlingua Porch

By Pittman, Blair
Price: $9.95


Porches in the desert offer shade in a sun-scoured landscape, they offer nice views, usually, and with any luck, you can purchase a cold drink...more info

More Tales from the Terlingua Porch

More Tales from the Terlingua Porch

By Pittman, Blair
Price: $11.95


It's here! Blair Pittman's second collection of funny, poignant, and heartwarming stories, More Tales from the Terlingua Porch . The famous porch...more info

How Come It's Called That?

How Come It's Called That?

By Madison, Virginia; Stillwell, Hallie
Price: $12.95


From the introduction: "Road maps and guidebooks a-plenty have been worked out by experts at watching signposts and mile-markers to lead you through...more info

Legend of Fort Leaton

Legend of Fort Leaton

By Kimball, Allan C.
Price: $12.95


The Legend of Fort Leaton is a true story of dreams, courage, murder and revenge. A group of rugged individualists carved a home and a future out of...more info


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