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1 Guthrie, Keith. TEXAS FORGOTTEN PORTS. Mid-Gulf Ports From Corpus Christi to Matagorda Bay.
Austin Eakin Press. 1988 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j. (price clipped), 240 pp., illus., index. An in-depth study of the Gulf of Mexico ports from Corpus Christi to Matagorda Bay. The first of his three books on Gulf Coast ports. Of the more than 20 ports in middle South Texas, only one survives as a major deepwater port. MBTB #43 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Map. U S TELEGRAPH LINES IN CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS.
Fine 
11" x 14", black & white. Showing the telegraph lines in the four states in 1879----1375 miles in Texas, 499 in New Mexico, & 1035 miles in Arizona & California. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Nash, Charles Edward. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF GEN. PAT CLEBURNE AND GEN. T.C. HINDMAN
Dayton Morningside 1977 Cloth Fine 
300 pp., frontis., ports. Fine repirnt. Of value because of the scarcity of data on either of these prominent Confederate generals in the west. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Oates, Stephen B. CONFEDERATE CAVALRY WEST OF THE RIVER.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1961 1st. Fine Very Good + 
234 pp., photos, index. D.j. price clipped, spine faded.Excellent history of the Cicil War in the Trans- Mississippi (Texas, Ark., Mo., La. & Indian Territory). IN TALL COTTON #135-a brilliant study initiated while Oates was still a graduate student. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 Odom, E. Dale AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF DENTON COUNTY, TX.
n.p. (Denton) Author 1996 0=9651324=0=4 / 9780965132404 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 128 pp., endpaper photo of old courthouse, photos, index. Sticker on endpaper. SIGNED by Odom. Denton County, from the Peters Colony to the Metroplex. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Reinhartz, Dennis & Judy, Ed. IN MEMORY OF ROBERT L. WILLIAMSON.
Ft. Worth Fort Worth Corral of the Westerners 1975 1st. Wrs. Near Fine 
Stiff yellow illus. paper covers, 55 pp., illus. An Occasional Publication of the Ft. Worth Corral in honor of Robert L. Williamson who died in 1975. Contains 6 papers including two by Williamson. Two apply specifically to Ft. Worth: Boosterism in Ft. Worth by Richard Miller, and The Perils of Research in the Jenkins Garrett Collection by Williamson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Samora, Julian & Joe Bernal & Albert Pena GUNPOWDER JUSTICE. A Reassessment of the Texas Rangers
South Bend Notre Dame 1979 0-268-01001-3 / 9780268010010 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 179 pp., index. INSCRIBED by Samora & wife. A critical look at the Texas by pointing out violations of civil liberties such as interfering in Mexican-American voters rights and picketing farm workers in the 1960's and 70's. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Simpson, Col. Harold B. BRAWLING BRASS. North and South.
Hillsboro HJC 1990 2nd Edition Fine Fine 
78pp. + 16pp. of photos, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Simpson, Col. Harold B. GAINES' MILL TO APPOMATTOX. Waco and McLennan County in Hood's Texas Brigade.
Waco Texian 1963 1st. Fine Very Good + 
D.j., 294 pp., illus., index. The story of Co.E, 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, originally called the "Lone Star Guards." After 4 years of war, only 20 members of the 122 were left. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10 Swisher, Col. John M. THE SWISHER MEMOIRS.
San Antonio Sigmund Press 1932 1st. Wrs. Fine 
63 pp., frontis of Swisher. Ed. by Rena Maverick Green. One of the most important eyewitness accounts of the Tx. Revolution & the Battle of San Jacinto. Also one of the most detailed accounts of Davy Crockett's days in Tx. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11 Taylor, Robert K. FORT WORTH, 1800 TO NOW.
Ft. Worth Fort Worth Star Telegram 1965 5th Prtg. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Very Good 
Stiff paper covers with photo, 18 pp. A brief history of Fort Worth, Texas and its early pioneers, Indian fights and treaties, the Civil War, Reconstruction, World War I, and more. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Taylor, Virginia H. THE FRANCO-TEXAN LAND COMPANY.
Austin Univ. Of Texas 1969 1st. Fine Fine 
331 pp., illus., map, index. The story of this land company, born from the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific Railroad scandal. Gen. Fremont sold the railroad bonds in France. This led to hundreds of French immigrants to Texas. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 Taylor, W.Thomas. THE PLOT OF BARTOLOME PAGES.
Dallas DeGolyer Library 1990 1st. Cloth Fine 
17 pp., plates. DeGolyer Keepsake #4. Ltd. 75c. in cloth, SIGNED. Finely printed. The story of the comic opera attempt by Pages to free Santa Anna while a prisoner of the Texans. And an account of the forging of the only known copy of the reward poster for Pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Texas Dept. of Agriculture. TEXAS FAMILY LAND HERITAGE REGISTRY 1974 Through 1995
Austin Tx. Dept. of Agri. 1st. Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Volumes 1 (1974) through 13 (1995). All in fine condition. Contains a great deal of information about farms and ranches in Texas where the families have owned the land for many years and produced income from it. Great source books and very scarce in consecutive volumes. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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15 Tilghman, Zoe A. OUTLAW DAYS. A True History of Early-Day Oklahoma Characters.
Okla. City Harlow Pub. Co. 1926 1st. Wrs. Near Fine 
138 pp., photos. Covers chipped but otherwise fine condition for fragile paper item. Guns #2212-Belle Starr, Henry Starr, the Doolins, the Daltons, the Jennings Gang, others. Devoted mainly to badmen of the Indian Territory. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Wallace, Ernest. CHARLES DeMORSE. Pioneer Editor and Statesman.
Lubbock Texas Tech 1943 1st. Cloth Very Good 
271 pp., frontis, photos, index. Inscribed. Some soil on backstrip, front cover. The biog. of DeMorse, founder of the Northern Standard, the first newspaper to appear in N.E. Texas at Clarksville. DeMorse is known as the "Father of Texas Journalism". He served in the 29th Tx. Cavalry, fought at Honey Springs & Poison Springs, served in the Texas Navy as well, later a delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Warren, Harry, Compiler; Ed. By Ben Pingenot PASO DEL AGUILA. A Chronicle of Frontier Days on the Texas Border as recorded in the Memoirs of Jesse Sumpter.
Austin Encino Press 1969 1st. Cloth & bds. Fine Mylar 
Cloth & paper covered boards, 152 pp., photos, index. Also contains Dobie-"HARRY WARREN OF THE RIO GRANDE". A fine work on Eagle Pass and the border. INSCRIBED by Pingenot to a Texas collector. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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18 Williams, Clayton W. TEXAS' LAST FRONTIER. Ft.Stockton & the Trans-Pecos, 1861-1865.
Coll.Sta. Tx. A & M 1982 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (price clipped), 457 pp., illus., index. Slightly canted. INSCRIBED by Williams. The story of the settling of the West Texas frontier by the son of O.W. Williams, a great historian. The most detailed & thorough account of the history of West Texas. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 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. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 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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