Big Bend History

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Legendary Locals of the Big Bend and Davis Mountains

Legendary Locals of the Big Bend and Davis Mountains

By Glendinning, Jim
Price: $21.99


"Home of the Last Frontier" is how the local radio station aptly describes the Big Bend and Davis Mountains region of West Texas, the sparsely...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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