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161 Williams, O.W. SOME ANIMALS OF PIONEER DAYS IN PECOS COUNTY. The Buffalo, The Camel, The Cimarron, The Coyote, The Prairie Dog.
Alpine Sul Ross State Teachers College 1930 1st. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Bulletin 33, W. Tx. Hist. & Scientific Soc., No. 3. Pages 10-32. All of O.W. Williams stories are scarce. This issue also contains two articles by Barry Scobee and a review of A Vaquero of the Brush Country 
Price: 40.00 USD
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162 Williams, T. Harry. WITH BEAUREGARD IN MEXICO.
Baton Rouge LSU Press 1956 1st. Cloth & bds. Near Fine None 
Cloth & boards116 pp., illus., maps, #807/1000c. Beauregard's reminiscences of his part in the Mexican War. He served with Robt. E. Lee, Geo. McClelland and several others who later fought with & against him in the Civil War. Slight fading on edges of boards as usual. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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163 Williamson County. WILLIAMSON COUNTY CENTENNIAL 1848-1948
Taylor Taylor Times 1948 1st. Paper Good No D.j. Issued 
Illustrated paper covers (somewhat wavy as if exposed to water), 9" x 12", 50 pp., photos. Contains EARLY HISTORY OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY by Rear Adm. Wm. L. Mann; SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY by Howard Knox; COTTON COMES to Williamson by Charles L. Hairston; and GEORGETOWN 100 Years. Plus advertisements and the Centennial program. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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164 Withers, Zona Adams. HA HISTORY OF THE LULING FOUNDATION 1927-1982.
Lockhart Lockhart Graphics 1982 1st. Paper Fine 
Paper covers, 72 pp., photos. Edgar Davis made a fortune in rubber and retired. His brother came to Caldwell County in Texas to drill for oil. He joined his brother, who died shortly after, and found oil. He sold his interests and set up the Luling Foundation to aid the farmers in Caldwell, Gonzales and Guadalupe Counties. The author also wrote a history of Lockhart. 
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165 Wood, William Nathaniel. REMINISCENCES OF BIG I.
Jackson McCowat-Mercer 1956 1st. Of This Ed. Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (clipped), xxvii & 138 pp., illus., appendix, index. Edited by Bell I Wiley. Written in 1890's & first published in 1909. This is the "Rebel Shavetail Editiion" autographed by Wiley. Vivid memoir of a second lieutenant in the 19th Virginia who worked his way up through the ranks. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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166 Woodworth, Steven E., Ed. By. CIVIL WAR GENERALS IN DEFEAT.
Lawrence University Press of Kansas 1999 1st. Cloth Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 240 pp., photos, notes, index. Seven case studies of Union & Confederate generals who suffered defeat and the reasons why. Albert Sidney Johnston, Joe Hooker, John C. Pemberton, George B. McClellan, Don Carlos Buell, Joseph E. Johnston, & Gettysburg command. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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167 Wooster, Ralph A. LONE STAR BLUE & GRAY. Essays on Texas in the Civil War.
Austin TSHA 1995 1st. Paper Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Stiff pictorial paper covers, 361 pp., ports., index. Owner's embossed seal. Sixteen essays by noted Civil War historians such as Walter Buenger, Alwyn Barr, Anne Bailey, Andrew Muir, Frank Vandiver, Wooster, etc. 
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168 Wooster, Ralph A. LONE STAR BLUE & GRAY. Essays on Texas in the Civil War.
Austin TSHA 1995 1st. Paper Near Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff pictorial paper covers, 361 pp., ports., index. Sixteen essays by noted Civil War historians such as Walter Buenger, Alwyn Barr, Anne Bailey, Andrew Muir, Frank Vandiver, Wooster, etc. 
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169 Wright, Bessie L., ed. DIARY OF A MEMBER OF THE FIRST PACK TRAIN TO LEAVE FORT SMITH FOR CALIFORNIA IN 1849.
Canyon Panhandle Plains Hist. Rev. 1969 Wrs. Fine No Jacket 
Offprint from Vol. XLII, Panhandle-Plains Historical Review, 1969. The diary of A. Scarborough describing his trip to the gold fields with 3 companions beginning at Eldorado, AR, in Feb. 1849. Their guide was Timothy Goodale of Santa Fe. 
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170 Wright, John & William. RECOLLECTIONS OF WESTERN TEXAS. Descriptive & Narrative including An Indian Campaign, 1852-1855...by Two of the U.S. Mounted Rifles.
Austin Book Club of Tx. 1995 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth Fine 
109 pp., map, illus, index. The Wrights were Irish immigrants who served in the Mounted Rifles on the Texas frontier for several years in the 1850s. As well as a military memoir this is also a travelogue of Texas in the antebellum decade set down from the outlook of foreign visitors. Fine new edition of one of the rarest Texas books. Ltd. to 300 copies. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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171 Wyatt, Frederica B. & Hooper Shelton. COKE R. STEVENSON. A Texas Legend.
Junction Shelton Press 1976 1st. Sim. Leather Near Fine Very Good 
D.j., 192 pp., photos. Name on endpaper. Biography of Texas politician--twice Speaker of the House, Lt. Gov., & Governor. But probably best known for having the Senatorial primary stolen from him by Lyndon B. Johnson in the infamous scandal of voting Box #13 from Jim Wells county. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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172 Wyeth, John A. LIFE OF GENERAL NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST.
Edison Blue & Gray Press 1996 Cloth & Bds, Very Good Fine 
D.j., 656 pp., many illus., endpaper map, appendix. Reprint of 1899 edition. Book is in very nice condition but there are insect markings on the bootm edge and a few on the front edge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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173 Wylder, Meldrum K., M.D. RIO GRANDE MEDICINE MAN.
Santa Fe Rydal Press 1958 1st. Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 
The autobiography of a New Mexico doctor who treated patients in Albuquerque and a wide area of central New Mexico. 
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174 Wyllys, Rufus K. ARIZONA. THE HISTORY OF A FRONTIER STATE.
Phoenix Hobson and Herr 1950 1st. Edition Cloth Fine Fine Signed by Author
Maps, illus., index. SIGNED. A fine one volume history of Arizona. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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175 Wyman, Leland C. THE RED ANTWAY OF THE NAVAHO.
Santa Fe Mus. of Navajo Cermonial Art 1965 1st. Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Plates (some color). Analysis of the Red Antway healing ceremony including plates of the sandpaintings. Also includes a translation by Farther Berard Haile of the most extensive origin myth of the chant. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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176 Wynne, Lewis N. & Robert A. Taylor, Ed. By. THIS WAR SO HORRIBLE. The Civil War Diary of Hiram Smith Williams.
University U. Of Alabama Press 1993 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 175 pp., maps, notes, index. Williams enlisted in the 4oth Alabama Inf. Regiment in 1862. In 1864 he participated in the Arlanta campaign as a member of a Pioneer (Engineer) unit. He was captured near the end of the war and spent 3 months in a prison camp. His diary reflects his intense anti-war and anti-military feelings. 
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177 Yost, Karl. CHARLES M. RUSSELL. The Cowboy Artist. A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Pasadena Trail's End 1948 1st. Quarter Black Morocco & Cloth Near Fine 
Black leather spine & boards, 218 pp., illus., index. Vol. II of the Collector's Edition ltd. to 600 sets. Two small white dots on the back cover, otherwise fine copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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178 Young, Roy B. PETE SPENCE. "Audacious Artist in Crime."
Apache, OK Young & Sons 2000 1st. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Bound w/ blue paper covers, 67 pp. plus about 30 pp. of photos & documents. 8 pp. index. SIGNED. The only biography of outlaw-lawman Pete Spence, aka Lark Ferguson. Much detail on his origins & his life before and after Tombstone where he was a membet of the "Cowboys" in the Tombstone feud, his assoc. with Frank Stilwell, and his brief period as a Texas Ranger. 
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