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1 Donoghue, David. EXPLORATIONS OF ALBERT PIKE IN TEXAS
Austin TSHA Reprint Wrs. Very Good+  
3 pp., map showing route of Pike acress Texas. Reprint from SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY, XXXIX, pp. 135-138, October 1935.  
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2 Gard, Wayne RETRACING THE CHISOLM TRAIL
Austin TSHA 1956 Wrs. Near Fine  No Jacket 
24 pp. Extra Number May 1, 1956 THE SOUTHWEST HISTORICAL QUARTERLY.  
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3 Jaques, Mary J. TEXAN RANCH LIFE with THREE MONTHS THROUGH MEXICO IN A "PRAIRIE SCHOONER".
College Station TX. A&M 1989 1st. Of This Edition Fine  Fine 
363 pp., illus. 1894 description of a 2 year stay in Texas by an English lady. Excellent picture of early ranch life. Original is rare. Mary Jaques bought a 25 acre ranch near Junction City & lived the frontier life.  
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4 Jenkins, John H. AMERICAN CELEBRATION
Austin Jenkins Co. 1976 1st. Stiff Wrs. Fine  
Catalog 100. 305 pp., illus., index. A catalog of works celebrating The Creation and Evolutio of the United States as Reflected in the Printed and Written Word 1776-1976.  
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5 Martin, Charles L. A SKETCH OF SAM BASS, THE BANDIT
Norman U. Of Ok. 1956 1st. WFL Ed. Very Good  Very Good 
166 pp., illus. Reprint of the very rare 1880 edition with a nice introduction by Ramon Adams. An outstanding story of the life of this famous Texas outlaw, whose career lasted but four years although he robbed from Mexico to the Dakotas. Names on fly  
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6 McGregor, Kent M. WORLD WAR II AND THE ORIGINS OF REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGY.
Denton Author 1991 Folder Fine  
Nine page article (fastened in a folder) prepared for the Governor's Conference on WWII at the U. of North Texas in 1991 on radar and other remote sensing devices. Includes the program for the conference and McGregor's resume.  
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7 Rampp, Donald A. & Lary C. THE CIVIL WAR IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
Austin Presidial Press 1975 1st. Fine  Fine 
210 pp., 8 battle maps, illus., index. A full treatment of the Civil War in the Indian Territory. Includes biographical sketches of primary Union & Confederate generals-Blunt, Cooper, Gano, Maxey, Opothleyahola, Phillips, Pike, Quantrill, Ross, Steele, Stand Watie.  
Price: 225.00 USD
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REID'S TRAMP. , Reid, John C.
8 Reid, John C. REID'S TRAMP.
Austin Steck Co. 1935 Cloth Fine  Mylar 
245 pp. Important early account of the Gadsden Purchase. Reid left Alabama in 1859 with the Mesilla Valley Company whose purpose was to explore the new Gadsden Purchase. Fine reprint of a journal of travel through Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Sonora, & California for ten months. Original (1858) is very rare early account of Texas after the Republic years.  
Price: 65.00 USD
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9 Robinson, Duncan W. JUDGE ROBERT McALPIN WILLIAMSON. Texas' Three-Legged Willie.
Austin TSHA 1948 1st. Fine  Near Fine 
230 pp., illus., index. Williamson came to Texas around 1827, was a lawyer, newspaper editor, alcalde, a Texas Ranger during the Revolution, a judge and lawmaker in the Republic of Texas. This copy has the seldom seen original red & light gray d.j. with an outline of Texas with a scroll & pen inside.  
Price: 225.00 USD
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10 Thompson, Jerry, ed. FIFTY MILES AND A FIGHT. Maj. Samuel Peter Heintzelman's Journal of Texas and the Cortina War.
Austin TSHA 1997 1st. Fine  Fine 
328 pp., illus., map, index. A detailed insight into frontier army life along the border and the impending secession crisis. A rare & dramatic firsthand account of the Cortina War.  
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11 Wilson, Laura. WATT MATTHEWS OF LAMBSHEAD.
Austin TSHA 1989 1st. Fine  Fine 
139 pp. with many photos & some text. Introd. by David McCullough. A photographic essay about a great Texas cattleman and historic Lambshead ranch.  
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12 Wilson, Mrs. Augustus. THE OPENING SESSION OF THE FIRST NATIONAL CATTLE GROWERS' CONVENTION.
Bryan 1970 reprint edition Wrs. Fine  No Jacket 
Ports. Reprint of rare 1885 article in Parson's Memorial Hist. Magazine. Contains some biographical sketches & ports. of prominent cattlemen attending the convention. Ltd. 400c. Reese 120 #113-note.  
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RECOLLECTIONS OF WESTERN TEXAS. Descriptive & Narrative including An Indian Campaign, 1852-1855...by Two of the U.S. Mounted Rifles. , Wright, John & William.
13 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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