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Cat 190

Cat 190

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1 Deshields, James T. "THE FALL OF PARKER'S FORT".
Houston Union Natl. Bk. 1935 Paper Very Good None 
Paper covers, 10 pp. Reprint by the Union Natl. Bank of Houston of an extract from Border Wars of Texas by DeShields which was given to customers in the 1930's. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Austin Whatley 1st. Paper Fine No Jacket 
Paper covers, 8 pp. No date (ca. 1938). As new copy in its original shipping envelope. A separate printing of a plea by Dobie for a Texas center at the Univ. of Texas with emphasis on the Texas Collection of fine & rare books taken in part from The Alcalde, April 1938. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Dobie, J.Frank. THE MEZCLA MAN.
El Paso Carl Hertzog 1954 1st. Paper Fine None 
Tan paper covers with adobe brick design, 11 pp., illus. by Cisneros. Designed & printed by Hertzog. Lowman #89. A Christmas greeting using a story from On The Open Range sent by Berthas & Frank Dobie in 1954. Perhaps the finest of Dobie's Christmas greetings. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Belton Peter Hansbrough Bell Press 1960 1st. Cloth Fine 
Light beige cloth, 58 pp., illus. First published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, a nice work on the activities affecting Fort Worth from 1860-1865. No d.j. issued. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Gard, Wayne; Dean Krakel; Joe B. Frantz; Dorman Winfrey; Gordon Frost; John Jenkins. ALONG THE EARLY TRAILS OF THE SOUTHWEST.
Austin Pemberton Press 1969 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j. (clipped), 175 pp., 6 color & many black & white illus. by Melvin Warren. Covers Old San Antonio Road, Chisholm Trail, Butterfield Overland Mail Trail, Goodnight-Loving Trail, Dodge Santa Fe Trail, and Dodge City Trail by a group of excellent authors. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Harris, Charles H. III A MEXICAN FAMILY EMPIRE. The Latifundio of the Sanchez Navarro Family 1765 - 1867
Austin U. Of Tx. 1975 1st. Good Very Good 
D.j., 410 pp., tables, index. Brown stain on edge of page block and on outer part of many pages. A study of a the largest latifundio ever to have existed in Mexico and all of latin America, located in the northern state of Coahuila and was composed of 17 haciendas and more than 16.5 million acres. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Johnson, Gen. Bradley T. & Col. Robert White. Edited By Gen. Clement A. Evans. CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY. Vol. II-Maryland & West Virginia.
Harrisburg The Archive Society 1994 Cloth Fine No D.j. Issued 
Red cloth w/gilt lettering & seal, 184 & 138 pp., illus., maps, AEG, marbled endpapers. Facsimile reprint of the 1899 edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Hillsboro Hill College Press 1988 1st. Cloth Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (repaired small tear top spine), 8 3/4" x 11 3/4", no pagination. Ltd. 750c. Introduction by Col. Harold B. Simpson. Unique history book on Hood's Texas Brigade. Flags, uniforms, weapons & equipment of Texas Civil War soldiers. Jones created sketches based on his interpretation of contemporary photographs. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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9 Kilgore, Dan E. A RANGER LEGACY. 150 Years of Service to Texas.
Austin Madrona Press 1973 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j. (clipped, illus. by Jose Cisneros), 104 pp., index, map by Barbara Whitehead. A full account of the early Texas Rangers from their organization in Austin's colony to the later days of prohibition and the oil fields. Adams 150-#90 
Price: 80.00 USD
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J. Marvin Hunter Paper Fine None 
Paper covers, 47 pp., illus., photos, introd. by J.Marvin Hunter. Reprint of 1928 edition circa 1950. Herd #1483-"Crudely printed & full of typographical errors, but a story of and by a genuine old cowboy." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Neal, Bill. THE LAST FRONTIER. The Story of Hardeman County.
Austin Eakin Press 1996 Dec. Cloth Fine 
Brown cloth with gold decoration, 266 pp., photos; indices to club, church, business & family histories. Reprint of 1966 edition. Foreword by A.C. Greene. History of Hardeman county with chapters on Indians (photos of Quanah Parker and his daughter, Wanada), list of cattle brands, & 120 pp. of family histories.. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Nunn, W.C. SOMERVELL. Story of a Texas County.
Ft. Worth TCU 1975 1st. Hard Cover Fine Fine 
258 pp., photos, index, e.p. maps. North Texas county history. Glen Rose is county seat. Dinosaur Valley State Park. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Odom, Susan. THE GRAND OLD LADY OF PRESIDIO COUNTY. An Architectural and Historical Narrative.
Austin Nortex 2001 1st. Stiff Pict. Wrs. Near Fine 
Stiff decorated paper covers, 125 pp., photos, illus., index. SIGNED & w/a Signed letter laid in. History of the contruction and restoration of the Presidio County Courthouse in Marfa, Tx. It was designed by Alfred Giles, renowned architect, in the French Second Empire style. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Powell, Lawrence Clark. A SOUTHWESTERN CENTURY. A Bibliography of 100 Books of Non-Fiction About the Southwest.
Van Nuys J.E.Reynolds 1958 1st. Cloth & Boards Fine Very Good 
D.j. (browned spine & top edge), 29 pp. Ltd. 500c. A very desirable & scarce Hertzog, Lea, & Powell collaboration. Printed by Hertzog; bound by Ward Ritchie; & several illustrations by Tom Lea. Lowman #107. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Smithwick, Noah. THE EVOLUTION OF A STATE or Recollections of Old Texas Days
Austin Steck Co. Near Fine Very Good 
354 pp., frontis, illus. D.j. edges chipped, price clipped. Facsimile reprint circa 1935. BTB#189(b) -Dobie-"best of all books dealing with life in early Texas". Dobie p. 52, Howes S726. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Smithwick, Noah. THE EVOLUTION OF A STATE or Recollections of Old Texas Days.
Austin Gammel Book Co. 1900 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Brown cloth (rebound w/new endpapers), 354 pp., illus. Former owner name on title & her address stamp on several pages. First few pages waterstained on outside edge. Basic Tx. Bks #189-Dobie called it the "best of all books dealing with life in early Texas." Smithwick came to Texas in 1827 & became a blacksmith in San Felipe. Run out of town in 1831 by vigilantes, he joined the Army in 1835 & fought in the revolution. He served in the Rangers & lived with the Comanches for awhile. His work is one of the most anecdotal of all early Texas Memoirs. Greene's 50 Best Tx. Bks. #15 
Price: 200.00 USD
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17 Standard Blue Book Co. STANDARD BLUE-BOOK TEXAS 1921.
San Antonio Standard Blue Book Co. 1921 1st. Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket 
Many photos & short biographies. This edition features West Texas and the Panhandle Plains. Spots on front cover. Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Steele, Hampton. A HISTORY OF LIMESTONE COUNTY, TEXAS. 1833-1860.
Mexia Mexia News Publishing Co 1st. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff light green paper covers, 37 pp., frontis. of Steele. No date but published about 1925. Early history of Limestone County. Steele's father fought in the Battle of San Jacinto. Moved to Limestone County in 1844 and was the 14th family in the county. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Stephens, Robert W. MANNEN CLEMENTS. Texas Gunfighter.
N.P. Author 1996 1st. Edition Cloth Fine No Jacket 
Brown cloth, 98 pp., photos. Ltd. 250c, #76 SIGNED. Clements, a cousin of John Wesley Hardin, killed several men. First full biography of Clements. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Quanah Nortex 1975 1st. Boards Fine No Jacket 
Brown boards, 124 pp., alphabetical order. Abstracted records from the National Archives of Texas Rangers who applied for pensions for fighting indians in Texas. A lot of valuable information about many Texas Rangers taken from their pension application files. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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