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Cat 173

Cat 173

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1 MILITARY HISTORY OF TEXAS...
Austin Military History Press 1982 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Vol. 17, No. 4. Pp. 123-179 & Vol. 18, No. 1. Contains: White, Lonnie J.-THE COMBAT HISTORY OF THE 36TH DIVISION IN WORLD WAR I and THE HOMECOMING OF THE 36TH DIVISION IN WORLD WAR I. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Brooks, A. D. ELLIS COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
Hillsboro Texas Printing & Supply Co. 1907 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Tan cloth with black lettering, 200 pp., ports., photos. Formed in 1873, the Waxahachie Association, the name was changed to Ellis County Baptist Assoc. in 1892 at the 20th Annual Session. Covers the organization in 1873 through the 34th in 1906. Fine photos of the churches & the Ellis County Courthouse and short biographies of early church deacons etc. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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3 Carter, Capt. Robert G. ON THE BORDER WITH MACKENZIE, or Winning West Texas from the Comanches.
N.Y. JMC 1988 Cloth Fine 
580 pp. No d.j. issued. BTB #25-this is one of the best sources on the Fed. cavalry campaigns against the Indians in the 1870's. Classic Texas book. Dykes-"the most complete account of the Indian wars of the Texas frontier in the 70's. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Cobb, Berry B. A HISTORY OF DALLAS LAWYERS 1840 TO 1890 (Complete Through 1870).
Dallas Dallas Bar Assoc. 1934 1st. Stiff Wrs. Very Good 
Stiff tan paper covers with black lettering (Name on front cover, cover browned on edges & all of back cover, corners bent), 84 pp. (pages 2 & 3 stained by a newspaper article laid in). Overall a nice copy. Scarce Dallas item. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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5 Davis, John L. THE TEXAS RANGERS. Their First 150 Years.
San Antonio Inst. of Tx. Cultures 1975 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
D.j. (repaired tears on edges), 171 pp., illus., photos, index. Name on endpaper. An overview of the Texas Rangers with many of the well-known narratives & a few stories not often told. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes. 44 RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY J. FRANK DOBIE IN 1944 AND 44 MORE RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY JEFF DYKES IN 1971.
Austin Encino Press 1972 1st. Edition Bds. Fine Mylar 
Paper covered bds. with paper label. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. SIGNED by Dykes. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Glover, Robert W. & Linda Brown Cross, Ed. By. TYLER & SMITH COUNTY TEXAS. An Historical Survey.
Tyler American Bicentennial Comm. 1976 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 286 pp., endpaper map, photos, appendices, index. History of Tyler, Texas, and Smith County. Except for slight lean this is a fine copy. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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TEXIAN ILIAD. A Military History of the Texas Revolution., Hardin, Stephen L.
8 Hardin, Stephen L. TEXIAN ILIAD. A Military History of the Texas Revolution.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1994 1st. Fine Fine 
321 pp., figures, photos, maps, index. First printing, first state. INSCRIBED, review copy. A fine balanced and analytical study of the Texas Revolution which has been much lauded. MBTB #46. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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9 Lane, Gen. Walter P. THE ADVENTURES AND RECOLLECTIONS OF GENERAL WALTER P. LANE.
Dallas DeGolyer Library 2001 1st. Cloth Fine No D.j. Issued 
216 pp., extensive notes, biblio., index. BTB #119-"One of the best Texas military memoirs, it is also a prime source on the period from the revolution thru civil war." First reprint of 1887 edition, edited by Jimmy L. Bryan. Ltd. 500c. Large format and the added index makes this easily readable and more useful. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10 Leeston, Dr. Alfred M. A WORLD TOUR IN OIL.
Drilling 1948 1st of this Ed Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff paper covers with red lettering & world illus., 35 pp., maps, photos. Leeston had wide experience with world trade. He was a Lecturer on International Trade at SMU and for several years assisted in economic & foreign work to Everett De Golyer. This was a series of articles describing oil around the world originally published in Drilling Magazine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Lomax, John A. HOME ON THE RANGE.
Austin Jenkins 1987 1st. Wrs, Fine 
20 pp. Reprinting of an original typescript with manuscript corrections by John Lomax concerning the history of this famous cowboy song. Introduction by John H. Jenkins. Sent out as a Christmas greeting by Jenkins. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Miller, Rick. SAM BASS & GANG
Austin State House Press 1999 1st. Fine Fine 
412 pp., illus., index. The exploits of the outlaw Sam Bass led to his legendary status of an amiable rogue who took on the widely disliked railroad corporations & who refused to give up his men to pursuing lawmen. The chase for Bass in 1878 throughout Texas was unequaled in the state's history & ended with the famous gunfight on the streets of Round Rock. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Modisett, Bill. J. EVETTS HALEY: A True Texas Legend.
Midland Staked Plains Press 1996 1st. Cloth Near Fine 
Red & blue cloth with gilt lettering, 211 pp., frontis. map, photos, index. Ltd. to 300 c. INSCRIBED by Modisett & Evetts Haley, Jr. A chronicle of a great life of the Texas rancher, cowboy, and historian. Very scarce. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 Nunn, W.C., ed. TEN TEXANS IN GRAY.
Hillsboro HJC 1968 1st. Fine Very Good 
D.j., 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. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15 Ramsey, Albert C. THE OTHER SIDE: Or, Notes for the History of the War Between Mexico and the United States.
N. Y. John Wiley 1850 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Original brown blind stamped cloth w/clearly readable gilt lettering on spine, 458 pp. (front fly mostly torn out), 9 engraved ports., 14 plans. Spine ends worn down & book is cocked but very tight & in very nice condition. A translation of "Apuntes para la historia de la guerra entre Mexico y los Estados Unidos", Mexico, 1848, by Ramon Alcaraz, et al. An excellent source of material for the Mexican side of the war. Generally critical of General Santa Anna. Very scarce. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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16 Rhoad, Albert O., ed. SANTA GERTRUDIS BREEDERS INTERNATIONAL RECORDED HERDS, VOLUME ONE 1953, and SUPPLEMENT I TO VOL. ONE 1955.
El Paso Carl Hertzog 1953 1st. Cloth Fine No Jacket 
Original maroon cloth, 94 pp., photos (one color), SIGNED by Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. with Supplement 1 to Volume 1 in paper covers with 46 pp. Designed & printed by Carl Hertzog, Lowman #91 & #95. Very scarce with supplement. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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17 Simpson, Col. Harold B. BRAWLING BRASS. North and South. The Most Famous Quarrels of the Civil War.
Waco Texian Press 1960 1st. Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff decorated paper covers, 78 pp., newspaper review fastened inside front cover. The most famous quarrels of the Civil War--Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill; Jos. E. Johnston and John B. Hood; Lee and Longstreet; Meade and Dan Sickles, etc. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Skoch, George & Mark W. Perkins LONE STAR CONFEDERATE. A Gallant and Good Soldier of the Fifth Texas Infantry
Coll. Sta. Tx. A&M 2003 1st. As New As New 
192 pp., 12 maps, index. Reminiscences of Robert Campbell who saw action in both major theaters of the war, sustained 6 battle wounds, and wrote one of the first "Lee to the Rear" accounts. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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REMINISCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR., Smith, Ralph J.
19 Smith, Ralph J. REMINISCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR.
Waco W.M.Morrison Books 1962 1st. Cloth Fine 
50 pp. single sided, typescript. Reminiscences of Ralph J. Smith, Sometimes Private, Co. K., 2nd Texas Inf. (San Marcos, 1911). Scarce reminiscences of Texas unit. Limited to 250c, this copy the Publisher's copy with no number. Letter from Dr. Bailey Carroll laid in. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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20 Stroud, Martha Sue. GATEWAY TO TEXAS. History of Red River County.
Austin Nortex 1997 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 446 pp., photos, index. The author grew up in Clarksville, county seat of Red River County and interviewed many people who shared their memories, scrapbooks ,etc. Colorful history of Red River County. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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