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1 Adams, Ramon F. BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. A Second Look at Books & Histories of the West.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1964 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (spine faded), 610 pp., index. Name inside cover. Adams' critical examination of 424 books on outlaws with corrections to some of the mistakes that has been written. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Barrett, Thomas. THE GREAT HANGING AT GAINESVILLE.
Austin TSHA 1961 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth Fine 
Creme cloth w/black lettering, 34 pp., frontis. Only three copies known of the original 1885 edition. Rumored unsafe to own in Gainesville after the Civil War. One of two eyewitness accounts of the hanging of Union sympathizers in 1862. Very nice reprint of the rare first with new preface. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Batchelor, Benj. Frank & George Q. Turner. Annotated By H.J.H. Rugeley. BATCHELOR-TURNER LETTERS 1861-1864. Written by Two of Terry's Texas Rangers.
Austin Steck Co. 1961 1st. Stiff Wrs. Fine Mylar 
Stiff gray paper covers, mylar, 99 pp., portraits, index. A very interesting set of letters written in the Civil War to Julia Amanda (Turner) Batchelor and her father, Col. Amasa Turner, by her husband, Frank, and her brother, George. SIGNED by Rugeley, great-granddaughter of Batchelor 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Boethel, Paul C. THE BIG GUNS OF FAYETTE.
Austin Von Boeckmann-Jones 1965 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 98 pp., maps, index, biographical sketches of members of the 5th Tx. Field Artillery (Creuzbaur's Battery or Welhausen' Battery, CSA) This unit, nearly all German & Czech, was engaged in the coastal defense of Texas & fought at Calcasieu Pass. Nicely INSCRIBED by Boethel. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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5 Davis, Robert E., Ed TEXANA Vol. V, No. 2, Summer 1967
Waco Texian 1967 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff paper covers, pp. 99-186. Contains: Ford Dixon-TEXAS HISTORY IN MAPS; C. Richard King-Newspapers that Republic of Texas Readers Didn't Read; C.W. Geue-Die Lateinische Ansiedlung in Texas (The Latin Settlement in Texas); Odie Faulk-The Icarian Colony in Texas, (French Utopian Community); & others. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 DeBray, X.B. A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF DEBRAY'S (26th) REGIMENTOF TEXAS CAVALRY.
Houston Ashestiel Press 1963 Boards Near Fine 
Stiff boards, 26 pp. with an additional one page biography of DeBray and a foldout map. 1963 reprint of rare 1884 edition with preface by Madeleine Grey. Debray's Regiment operated in Louisiana and Texas---and had some outlaw troubles in Houston. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Ellis County History Workshop. HISTORY OF ELLIS COUNTY TEXAS.
Waco Texian Press 1972 1st. Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (white strip on front cover at the spine about 4" long & 1/4" wide), 338 pp. (blindstamp on title page, owner name on fly) with a 22 pp. photo section, index. A very scarce county history with material on the Civil War, early families, education, etc. SIGNED by Edna Hawkins & Ruth Stone, two members of the workshop. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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8 Ford, John Salmon. RIP FORD'S TEXAS.
Austin Univ of Tx. 1987 2nd Printing Near Fine Fine 
D.j., 519 pp., frontis, index. BTB#64(A)- Personal memoirs of one of the most colorful Texans of his time. Ford fought in the Mexican War, was a Texas Ranger captain, & a Colonel in the Confederate cavalry in the Civil War. Nice copy. Gift inscription on fly. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Frantz, Joe B. GAIL BORDEN. Dairyman to a Nation.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1951 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (some edge chipping), 310 pp., illus., maps, index. Basic Tx. Bks. #65-"One of the most interesting of all Texas biographies. A man who founded an industry, who played a large behind-the-scenes part in the birth of free Texas. He later pioneered the packing & other industries in Texas....could justly be called the father of Texas industry." 
Price: 60.00 USD
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10 Garrison, George P., Ed. DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS.
Wash. D.C. GPO 1911 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Annual Report of American Hist. Assoc. for 1907. Orig. blue cloth, gilt lettering, 3 vols- 646; 805; 806-1617 pp., index.6. Wear on spine ends, hinges beginning to crack, third volume had a number or sticker removed from spine (probable ex-lib but no markings). BASIC TX. BKS. #73-"This is the basic source work for official diplomatic papers of the Republic of Texas." 
Price: 225.00 USD
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11 Hunter, J.Marvin, ed. THE TRAIL DRIVERS OF TEXAS.
N. Y. Argosy-Antiquarian 1963 Cloth Very Good 
2 vols., slipcase, 1070 pp., photos, w/added index. Vol. 1 hinge loosening, slipcase paper wavy on one side. Otherwise a nice set. BTB#99(E)- essential starting point for study of Texas trail driving. Absolutely the best source there is on the cattle trail. Six-Score #61; Merrill Aristocrat; Guns #1084. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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12 Huston, Cleburne. TOWERING TEXAN. A Biography of Thomas J. Rusk.
Waco Texian 1971 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 191 pp. + 8 pp. of photos, index. Biography of a soldier & statesman, contemporary of Austin, Burnet, Houston, & others. First book length biography of this important figure in early Texas. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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13 Ingmire, Frances Terry TEXAS FRONTIERSMAN 1839-1860.
St. Louis Ingmire Pub. 1982 1st. Cloth Fine 
Blue cloth with paper covers bound in, 104 pp. A list of the Minute Men of Texas, a carry over from the Revolutionary War, better known as Militia, Home Guard, or Indian Fighters. A valuable extension of the Texas Ranger organization. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 James, W.S. 27 YEARS A MAVRICK or Life on a Texas Range.
Austin Steck Co. 1968 Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 232 pp., illus., appendix. BTB #104(g)-"Written by a cowboy turned preacher, this is a valuable account of the life of the Texas cowhand." Dobie said this was the best of several books of reminiscences by cowboy preachers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Jeffries, C.C. TERRY'S RANGERS.
N.Y. Vantage Press 1961 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 139 pp., appendix. The story of the most noted single regiment in the Civil War. Formed by B.F. Terry and Thomas Lubbock in 1861. A fine copy of an extremely scarce Texas Civil War item. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Jocelyn, Stephen Perry. MOSTLY ALKALI.
Caldwell Caxton Printers 1953 1st. Fine Fine 
D. j.,436 pp., illus. Index. 44 years of Frontier army service in Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Alaska, Modoc War, Nez Perce War, Bannock War, Utah, Wyoming, Visited or served at virtually every post. Excellent military book. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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17 Jocelyn, Stephen Perry. MOSTLY ALKALI.
Caldwell Caxton Printers 1953 1st. Fine Very Good 
D.j. (small tears spine ends, minor soil), 436 pp., illus. Index. 44 years of Frontier army service in Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Alaska, Modoc War, Nez Perce War, Bannock War, Utah, Wyoming, Visited or served at virtually every post. Excellent military book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Johansson, M. Jane. PECULIAR HONOR. A History of the 28th Texas Cavalry 1862-1865
Fayetteville U. Of Ark. 1998 1-55728-504-7 / 9781557285041 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff paper covers, 197 pp., photos, maps, index. The 28th Tx. Cavalry (Dismounted) was a unit of Walker's Texas Division and campaigned in Arkansas, Louisiana & Texas. They were part of the division known as "Walker's Greyhounds" because of their amazing mobility & marching stamina. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Lack, Paul D. THE TEXAS REVOLUTIONARY EXPERIENCE. A Political & Social History 1835-1836.
Coll. Sta. Tx. A&M 1992 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 332 pp., tables, maps, index. An exhaustive study of the period and the people. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Lawrence, F. Lee & Robert W. Glover. CAMP FORD, C.S.A. The Story of Union Prisoners in Texas.
El Paso Carl Hertzog 1964 1st. Decorative Cloth Fine Mylar 
Blue & grey cloth, 99 pp., map & frontis. by Cisneros, index. Ltd. 550c. Fine Texas civil war item. Lowman #177. The first complete history of Camp Ford at Tyler, Texas, largest Confederate prison camp in the Trans-Mississippi Department. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by Lawrence & Glover. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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