Big Bend History

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



En Recuerdo de: The Dying Art of Mexican Cemeteries in the SW

En Recuerdo de: The Dying Art of Mexican Cemeteries in the SW

By Jordan, Bruce F.
Price: $29.95


From the back roads of New Mexico and out-of-the-way fields in southern Colorado to urban hinterlands in South Texas, photographer Bruce F. Jordan...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

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

Chronicles of the Big Bend

Chronicles of the Big Bend

By Smithers, W.D.; Ragsdale, Kenneth Baxter (Foreword)
Price: $35.95


As a young teamster on a pack-mule train, Wilfred Dudley Smithers saw the Rio Grande's Big Bend for the first time in 1916, and it captured his...more info

In the Shadow of the Carmens

In the Shadow of the Carmens

By McKinney, Bonnie Reynolds
Price: $39.95


Signed copies available for a limited time, order now! Just across the Rio Grande from West Texas in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, the mountain...more info

The Great Call-Up

The Great Call-Up

By Harris III, Charles H. and Louis R. Sadler
Price: $39.95


On June 18, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson called up virtually the entire army National Guard, some 150,000 men, to meet an armed threat to the...more 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


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