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Cat. 170

Cat. 170

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1 TEXAS STATE EXPOSITION Premium List. Austin, Oct. 1-6, 1923.
Austin Texas State Exposition 1923 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff paper covers with an illus. of the capitol dome, 74 pp., index. The Texas State Exposition was an outgrowth from the Central Texas Fair held in Austin in 1922. List of rules & regulations as well as the premiums to be awarded for various exhibits. Unusual. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Clark, Margaret Lasater. ON THIS BLUFF...Centennial History 1867-1967 First Presbyterian Church, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Corpus Christi Renfrow & Co. 1967 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 190 pp., photos, illus. by Jerry Seagle, index. SIGNED by author. History of the earliest Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi. Color frontis of two stained glass windows in the church. A very well prepared history. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Clemens, Cyril. MARK TWAIN'S RELIGION
Webster Grove International Mark Twain Soc. 1935 1st. ? Cloth Fine 
Black cloth, 13 pp., frontis of Mark Twain at 27. Foreword by Russell Wilbur.Unusual. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Dykes, Jeff C. LAW ON A WILD FRONTIER-FOUR SHERIFFS OF LINCOLN COUNTY.
Wash. D.C. Potomac Corral, Westerners 1969 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff paper covers, 25 pp., photos, map. About William Brady, Pat Garrett, John Poe, and George Curry. Nice New Mexico item. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Farris, Francis Bramlette.Ed. with introd. by C.L. Sonnichsen. FROM RATTLESNAKES TO ROAD AGENTS. Rough Times on the Frio.
Ft. Worth TCU 1985 1st. Fine Fine 
137 pp., photos, e.p.map. SIGNED by Sonnichsen. One corner slightly bumped o/w fine copy. Lively memoir of a girl who grew up in Frio county, south of San Antonio during post Civil War days. Big Foot Wallace lived with family for a while, Sam Bass stayed with them shortly before his death, & McNelly's Texas Rangers stopped there. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Hopkins, William P. THE SEVENTH RHODE ISLAND VOLUNTEERS IN THE CIVIL WAR, 1862-1865.
Providence Providence Press 1903 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Original cloth (hinges cracked but still pretty tight), 543 pp., illus., folding maps. Frontis of Col. Zenas R. Bliss. The 7th R.I. was at Fredericksburg, slogged through the Mississippi Campaign, Vicksburg Seige, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, & others including Appomattox. Bliss was a career army officer in Texas before & after the war, & won the Medal of Honor during the war. Important regimental history. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7 Lowe, Percival G. FIVE YEARS A DRAGOON and Other Adventures on the Great Plains.
Kansas City Franklin Hudson Pub. 1906 1st. Edition Decorative Cloth Near Fine No Jacket 
Illus., index. Very nice copy in original tan decorated cloth. One of the best personal accounts of cavalry service & wagon freighting on the plains from Leavenworth to Ft. Laramie, Salt Lake, Denver & Santa Fe. Rittenhouse SFT #375. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8 Meketa, Charles & Jacqueline. ONE BLANKET AND TEN DAYS RATIONS. 1st Infantry New Mexico Volunteers in Arizona 1864-1866.
Globe SW Pks. & Mon. Assoc. 1980 1st. Edition Pictorial Wrs. Fine No Jacket 
photos, illus., map. The story of the 2 companies of New Mexico Inf. Volunteers who served in Arizona from 1864 till 1866 at Ft. Goodwin & Ft. Bowie in the Apache Exped. under Gen. Carleton. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Moffitt, Virginia May REMEMBER THE ALAMO
Dallas Banks Upshaw & Co. 1953 Pictorial Wrs. Near Fine 
Stiff tan paper covers with photo of the alamo, 21 pp., photos inside front & rear covers. A standard work on the Alamo. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Moffitt, Virginia May REMEMBER THE ALAMO!
San Antonio N.p. 1935 1st. Dec. Wrs. Very Good 
Orange illustrated paper covers, 18 pp., photos. Appears to be the first printing of this small work on the Alamo which has since been reprinted several times. Typescript. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Nunn, W.C., ed. TEN TEXANS IN GRAY.
Hillsboro HJC 1968 1st. Very Good 
229 pp., 10 illus., index. Short biographical essays on John R. Baylor, Edward Clark, Dick Dowling, John B. Hood, Lubbock, Magruder, Murrah, Oldham, Reagan, & Wigfall. Some soil to outer edges of pages and minor water damage to top edge of last 30 pp. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 Parish, William J. THE CHARLES ILFELD COMPANY.
Cambridge Harvard Univ. Press 1961 1st. Cloth Near Fine 
Red cloth, gilt decoration, 431 pp., illus., maps, index. No d.j. The study of this frontier merchantile enterprise, beginning in Taos in 1865, moving to Las Vegas 1867- 1874, and his other enterprises through the early 1900's. Short gift inscription on fly otherwise fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Parsons, Chuck. "PIDGE"-A TEXAS RANGER FROM VIRGINIA. The Life and Letters of Lt. T.C. Robinson, Washington County Volunteer Militia Co. A
Wolfe City Hennington Pub. Co. 1985 1st. Sim. Leather Fine Mylar 
Cream colored leatherette, 147 pp., photos, index. #74 of 500c, SIGNED. Life & letters of Lt. T.C. Robinson, Washington Cty. Volunteer Militia Co. A. McNelly's invasion of Mexico; Sutton-Taylor Feud. Signed letter laid in explaining the genesis of the book & briefly summarizing it. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 Ragsdale, Crystal Sasse. THE GOLDEN FREE LAND.
Austin Landmark Press 1976 0-917204-00-X / 9780917204005 1st. Cloth Fine 
198 pp., biblio. Reminiscences and letters of women on the Texas frontier. The women were German emigrants who came with their families to the Texas frontier 1831-1880. The book was funded by the King Kleberb Fund but was never sold. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 Scarborough, Dorothy. ON THE TRAIL OF NEGRO FOLK-SONGS.
Cambridge Harvard 1925 2nd Printing Cloth Very Good 
Original green cloth with gilt lettering, 289 pp., music. Gift inscritption on fly. Both hinges weak. Texas- born author was a musicologist & anthropologist educated at Baylor, the Univ. of Chicago, & Columbia where she received her Ph.D. She was a pioneer in the field of collecting folk songs and music. She authored THE WIND anonymously in 1925 which was later made into a movie, and several other books. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 Spencer, John W. TERRELL'S TEXAS CAVALRY
Austin Eakin Press 1982 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 199 pp., e.p. maps, photos, index. Excellent history of the Texas Cavalry Regiments of Terrell, Likens, Buchel, & Hebert who served in Texas & fought Banks in the Louisiana Red River Campaign. The men of Terrell's 34th Tx. Cavalry Regt., Likens' 35th, Buchel's 1st (Yager's), & Hebert's 7th came from many Texas counties. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Wells, Eulalia Nabers. BLAZING THE WAY. Tales of Comanche County Pioneers.
Blanket Author 1942 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Near Fine 
168 pp. Very scarce privately printed West Texas county history. Much on outlaws, especially John Wesley Hardin, including an account of his killing Sheriff Charley Webb in Comanche in 1874 & the subsequent lynching of Joe Hardin & 2 companions near Comanche. Hardin was later tried in Comanche. Book incorporates the memoirs of Wm. J. Nabers, Indian Fighter & Texas Ranger, who was author's father. Much on pioneer life. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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18 Ziegler, Jesse A. WHEN TEXAS WAS YOUNG.
n.p. (Houston) N.p. 1st. Wrs. Near Fine 
Stiff blue paper covers, 20 pp., illus. No date but ca 1936. Contains: The Battle of San Jacinto, A Surgeon's Story (Nicholas D. Labadie); The Twin Sisters; and Reminiscences, Piratical & Revolutionary, From the Career of Col. Warren D. C. Hall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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