Big Bend History

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



Letters from the Big Bend: Legacy of a Pioneer

Letters from the Big Bend: Legacy of a Pioneer

By Garner, Diane
Price: $19.95


March 4, 1911: ". . . and even at night when I cross the turbulent waters of the Rio Grande and listen to the music her waters make in their mad rush...more info

Like a Stink in a Whirlwind

Like a Stink in a Whirlwind

By Lee, Maisie
Price: $34.00


From Australia to Marathon, Texas, Maisie Kane Lee chronicles her life as a cowboy's wife, mother, and artist, with the aid of photographs and...more info

Lizards on the Mantel, Burros at the Door

Lizards on the Mantel, Burros at the Door

By Koch, Etta; Price, June Cooper
Price: $21.95


A woman who went West with her husband in the 1840s must have expected hardships and privation, but during the 1940s, when Etta Koch stopped off in...more info

Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Big Bend

Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Big Bend

By Jameson, W.C.
Price: $19.95


The Big Bend of Texas is at once compelling and mysterious. It has been described as a rich and varied land of history, myth and legend, danger,...more info

Marfa Flights

Marfa Flights

By Chaplo, Paul; preface by T. Lindsay Baker
Price: $29.95


Take an unforgettable sky excursion over Big Bend with photographer Paul Chaplo as he captures the shapes, textures, and colors of the craggy,...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

More Tales of the Big Bend

More Tales of the Big Bend

By Miles, Elton
Price: $24.95


Hidden treasures dot the Big Bend country of far west Texas. From the Guadalupes to the Chinatis and the Chisos, lost mines and abandoned hoards lie...more info

My Goose is Cooked

My Goose is Cooked

By Stillwell, Hallie Crawford
Price: $19.95


When Hallie Crawford Stillwell died on August 18, 1997, she was two months and two days short of her 100th birthday. Hallie had published the first...more info

Naturalist's Big Bend

Naturalist's Big Bend

By Wauer, Roland H.; Fleming, Carl M.
Price: $15.95


In southwest Texas, where the Rio Grande arcs southward into Mexico, lies Big Bend National Park - 708,221 acres of river floodplain, desert,...more info

Paisanos Past

Paisanos Past

Paisanos Past is a collection of articles from the first twenty years of the Big Bend Paisano , the park’s interpretive newspaper. From the era of...


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