Big Bend History

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



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

Border Healing Woman

Border Healing Woman

By Babb, Jewel; Pat Little Dog
Price: $19.95


Jewel Babb grew up in a way that was special even for a girl of her time. Her father and uncle were well-diggers by trade and they would set up a...more info

Cemeteries and Funerary Practices in the Big Bend of Texas

Cemeteries and Funerary Practices in the Big Bend of Texas

By Willeford, Glenn P.; Raun, Gerald G.
Price: $19.95


This unique reference work includes an introduction to the Northern Corridor; an overview of the evolution of hispanic occupation in northern Mexico...more info

Exploring the Big Bend Country

Exploring the Big Bend Country

By Koch, Peter; Price, June Cooper
Price: $19.95


Photographer-naturalist Peter Koch first visited the new Big Bend National Park in February, 1945, on assignment to take promotional pictures for the...more info

For All Seasons: A Big Bend Journal

For All Seasons: A Big Bend Journal

By Wauer, Roland H.
Price: $19.95


Something about Big Bend National Park draws visitors again and again. Maybe it's the spare beauty of the mountains and desert, the dawn chorus of...more info

I'll Gather My Geese

I'll Gather My Geese

By Stillwell, Hallie
Price: $19.95


The New York Times identified Hallie Stillwell (1897?1997) as a "rancher and a Texas legend." As readers of her autobiography know, she became a...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

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

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

Quicksilver

Quicksilver

By Ragsdale, Kenneth
Price: $19.95


Before Terlingua achieved some notoriety as the site of the annual World Championship Chili Cookoff, the ghost town was the bustling center of the...more info


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