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The Gulf Coast Books series is sponsored by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and published by TAMU Press. HRI's Associate Director Dr. Wes Tunnell serves as the General Editor of the series, which focuses attention on the region around the Gulf of Mexico with special emphasis on the Texas Gulf Coast. Manuscripts concerning topics relevant to the Gulf and the coastal zone for roughly 50 miles inland ... including art, history, government, economics, archaeology, maritime studies, natural history, natural resources, or science ... are invited for consideration.




Fire in the Sea: Bioluminescence and Henry Compton's Art of the Deep (2014) by David A. McKee with contributions by Larry Hyde, Michael Barrett, Jennifer Hardell, and Mark Anderson and illustrations by Henry "Hank" Compton


$35.00 cloth 978-1-62349-031-7

A Hundred Years of Texas Waterfowl Hunting: The Decoys, Guides, Clubs, and Places, 1870s to 1970s (2012) by R.K. Sawyer with Foreword by Matt Kaminski


$35.00 cloth 978-1-60344-763-8

Letters to Alice: Birth of the Kleberg-King Ranch Dynasty (2012) Edited and Annotated by Jane Clements Monday and Frances Brannen Vick


Foreword by Thomas H. Kreneck


$29.95 cloth 978-1-60344-471-2

Del Pueblo: A History of Houston's Hispanic Community (2012) by Thomas H. Kreneck


$30.00 cloth 978-1-60344-692-1

River Music: An Atchafalaya Story (2011) by Ann McCutchan


$24.95 cloth 978-1-60344-289-3

Glory of the Silver King: The Golden Age of Tarpon Fishing (2011) by Hart Stilwell Edited with an Introduction by Brandon Shuler


$24.95 cloth 978-1-60344-261-1

Kayaking the Texas Coast (2011) by John Whorff
$25.00 flexbound 978-1-60344-225-1


$24.95 paper 978-1-60344-150-6

$24.95 cloth 978-1-60344-088-2

The Louisiana Coast (2008) by G.M. Gomez

$24.00 paper 978-1-60344-033-2

Fishes of the Texas Laguna Madre (2008) by David A. McKee

$16.95 paper 978-1-60344-028-8

Texas Coral Reefs (2008) by Jesse Cancelmo

$24.95 cloth 978-1-58544-633-9

$23.00 paper 978-1-58544-534-9

$24.95 paper 978-1-58544-561-5

Birdlife of Houston, Galveston, and the Upper Texas Coast (2006) T. L. Eubanks, Jr., R. A. Behrstock, and R. J. Weeks

$45.00 hardcover 978-1-58544-510-3

Crossing the Rio Grande (2006) L. G. Gómez

$23.00 cloth 978-1-58544-514-1

Plants of the Texas Coastal Bend (2005) R. L. Lehman, R. O'Brien, and T. White

$29.95 paper 978-1-60344-130-8

Galveston Bay (2005) S. E. Antrobus

$40.00 cloth 978-1-58544-460-1
$19.95 paper 978-1-58544-461-8

Life on Matagorda Island (2004) by Wayne H. McAlister

$35.00 cloth 978-1-58544-337-6
$17.95 paper 978-1-58544-338-3

The Book of Texas Bays (2004) by Jim Blackburn

$40.00 cloth 978-1-58544-339-0

Designing the Bayous (2004) by Martin Reuss

$24.95 paper 978-1-58544-375-8

Fishing Yesterday's Gulf Coast (2002) by Barney Farley

$15.95 paper 978-1-60344-046-2

The Laguna Madre of Texas and Tamaulipas (2002) by John W. Tunnell and Frank J. Judd

$60.00 hardcover 978-1-58544-133-4

Lighthouses of Texas (2001) by T. Lindsay Baker

$39.95 cloth 978-1-58544-145-7