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1 Aken, David. PIONEERS OF THE BLACK HILLS or Gordon's Stockade Party of 1874.
Ft. Davis Frontier Book Co. . Cloth Near Fine No Jacket 
Cloth, 151 pp., photos & illus. Little known Frontier Book Co. reprint of Black Hills classic about a prospecting expedition into Sioux territory. Very scarce in first edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Alessio Robles, Vito. COAHUILA Y TEXAS. Desde la Consumacion de la Independencia hasta el Tratado de Paz de Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Mexico 1945 1st. Paper Covered Boards Very Good Onionskin 
Cream colored stiff paper covers, onionskin d.j. (chipped), 2 volumes, 542 + 540 pp., maps, illus., index. Basic Tx. Books #1- History of Texas as a Spanish province & state from the Mexican viewpoint. A major work which has never been translated from the Spanish. Announcement of the publication laid in. Excellent study of Northeast Mexico. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 Alexander, Bob RAWHIDE RANGER, IRA ATEN.
Denton U. Of N. Tx. 2011 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 452 pp., 100 remarkable photos, hundreds of endnotes, index. SIGNED. A comprehensive biography of a legendary Texas Ranger who also served as Sheriff of two Texas counties, spent 10 years on the XIT clearing off cattle thieves, and was active in transforming the Imperial Valley of California into an agricultural oasis. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Allhands, J.L. GRINGO BUILDERS.
Iowa City Clio Press 1931 1st. Dec. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Dark blue cloth w/gilt lettering, 283 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. His first book, long out of print, about the opening of the lower Rio Grande Valley and the building of the Brownsville Railroad. Information on the huge ranches, first passenger trains in the Valley, Bay City, Uriah Lott and more. Other than a few spots on the spine, a fine copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Anonymous AN ABSTRACT OF THE ORIGINAL TITLES OF RECORD IN THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.
Austin Pemberton 1964 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth & Marbled Bds. Fine No D.j. Issued 
Cloth spine & corners, marbled boards w/paper label on spine, 182 pp. Facsimile reprod. of 1838 ed. Basic Tx. Bks#204(J)- one of the essential research tools on Texas lands & their settlement. Comprises a listing of all persons granted title to land in Texas, with date of grant, location, amount of land, & other details. Introd. by Mary Lewis Ulmer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Arnold, Ann A HISTORY OF THE FORT WORTH MEDICAL COMMUNITY
Arlington Landa Press 2002 1st. Fine Fine 
D.J., 324 pp., photos, index. SIGNED by Arnold. The history of medicine in Ft. Worth from 1853 to 2003. Pioneer doctors, early hospitals, osteopaths, medical & nursing schools. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Arnold, Ann GAMBLERS & GANGSTERS. Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 1940s & 1950s.
Austin Eakin Press 1998 1st. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff black illus. paper covers, 223 pp., photos, index. Like new copy. A chronicle of Fort Worth's last wild n' wooly era and the gangsters, gamblers, and others who frequented the Jacksboro Highway area. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Averell, William Woods. TEN YEARS IN THE SADDLE. Memoir of William Woods Averell 1851-1862.
San Rafael Presidio Press 1978 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 443 pp., illus., index. Averell served at Ft. Defiance in N.M., in the Civil War, in the Indian Wars, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Bailey, Lynn R. THE DEVIL HAS FORECLOSED. The Private Journal of George Whitwell Parsons: Volume II,The Concluding Arizona Yeard, 1882-87.
Tucson Westernlore 1997 1st. Red Leatherette Fine Fine 
D.j., 279 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. Ltd. 750c. Fine condition. A narrative of life and struggles in Tombstone, Arizona, during its turbulent years. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Baker Hotels. Edited By Ida Belle Hicks. AUSTIN, TEXAS AND THE STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.
Austin Steck Printing-Lithographing 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff tan paper covers with images of the Capitol & the Stephen F. Austin hotel on front, about 22 pages of text & photos and about 24 pages of ads. No date but early 1920's. A promotional brochure for the hotel that contains a lot of Austin history & information as well as a number of fine photos of Austin sites & buildings. A really nice Austin item. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Baldwin, Joseph G. THE FLUSH TIMES OF ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI. A Series of Sketches.
N.Y. D. Appleton & Co. 1853 3/4 Leather & Bds. Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Well worn 3/4 leather & boards, 330 pp., illus. Clark describes it as "burlesque" description of early times in Alabama and Mississippi by a young lawyer from Virginia who came there and stayed 18 years. Nice tight copy, wear on edges and corners but binding in very nice condition for age. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Barbour, Barton H., ed. RELUCTANT FRONTIERSMAN. James Ross Larkin on the Santa Fe Trail, 1856- 57.
Albuquerque U. Of N.M. 1990 1st. Fine Fine 
202 pp., photos, index. Excellent foreword by Marc Simmons. Larkin travelled to Santa Fe in William Bent's caravan in the fall of 1856. His diaries of the trip detail his impressions of Plains Indians & New Mexican life. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Barker, Eugene C. THE LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.
Nashville Cokesbury Book Store 1925 1st. Cloth Near Fine 
Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering & bust of Austin on front cover, 551 pp. (untrimmed), illus., folding & double-page maps, index. Gift inscription on fly. Basic Tx Bks #7(A) - "..the most praised of all Texas biographies. One of the greatest contributions to our understanding of Texas." A very nice copy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14 Barker, Eugene C. THE LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.
Austin TSHA 1949 2nd Edition Near Fine Very Good 
D.j. (some wear, faded spine), 477 pp., frontis., illus., maps, index. Basic Tx. Book #7(F)-".the most-praised of all Texas biographies. One of the greatest contributions to our understanding of Texas." First printing of the Second Edition with a new preface by Barker. Very nice copy 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Barnes, Will C. APACHES & LONGHORNS: The Reminiscences of Will C. Barnes.
L.A. Ward Ritchie Press 1941 1st. Cloth Very Good Good 
D.j. (missing pieces) 210 pp., photos. Gift inscription on fly. Barnes arrived in Arizona in 1880 in the Army Signal Corps, won Congressional Medal of Honor in Apaches Wars, became cowboy & rancher, & was in the thick of the Territory's stuggles with outlaws, & problems between cattlemen & sheepmen. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Barrett, Thomas. THE GREAT HANGING AT GAINESVILLE.
Austin TSHA 1961 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth Fine 
Creme cloth w/black lettering, 34 pp., e.p. map, frontis. Only three copies known of the original 1885 edition. Rumored unsafe to own in Gainesville after the Civil War. One of two eyewitness accounts of the hanging of Union sympathizers in 1862. Very nice reprint of the rare first with new preface. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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17 Barron, H.B. THE LONE STAR DEFENDERS. A Chronicle of the Third Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade.
Waco W.M. Morrison 1964 Cloth Fine 
Green cloth, gilt lettering, 276 pp., photos. Ltd. 400c. Facsimile reproduction of the rare Neale Pub. Co. first edition of 1908. Book review laid inside front cover. The Third Texas Cavalry was very active in the Western Campaign. Nevins, Vol. 1, pp. 54-this narrative is a standard source for Texas in the Civil War. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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18 Bartlett, John Russell PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND INCIDENTS IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, CALIFORNIA, SONORA, AND CHIHUAHUA, CONNECTED WITHTHE U.S. AND MEXICAN BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1850-1853
Chicago Rio Grande Press 1965 Simulated Leather Near Fine 
Brown leatherette, 2 vols., 506 & 624 pp., 3 foldout maps, illus., index. Small black mark on fly in both. BTB #12 (C)-the most scholarly & scientific description of Southwest Texas of its era. Bartlett was appointed Commissioner to run the boundary line between Mexico & the U.S. after the Mexican War. Has a section on the use of camels for transportation. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 Bass, Rick. THE DEER PASTURE.
Coll.Sta. Texas A&M 1985 1st. Fine Very Good + 
123 pp., illus. by Elizabeth Hughes. D.j. price clipped, minor wear, small tear on back. Essays about the Texas Hill Country camping and hunting. Excellently written & nicely illustratred. Author's first book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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"AND OTHER NEIGHBORLY NAME". Social Process and Cultural Image in Texas Folklore., Bauman, Richard & Roger D. Abrahams, Edited By.
20 Bauman, Richard & Roger D. Abrahams, Edited By. "AND OTHER NEIGHBORLY NAME". Social Process and Cultural Image in Texas Folklore.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1981 1st. Fine Near Fine 
321 pp., illus. D.j. spine faded. A collection of essays on various aspects of folk tradition in Texas: the corrido, conjunto music, rodeo traditions, fisherman's stories, etc. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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