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1 Anderson, H. Allen. FORT PHANTOM HILL. Outpost on the Clear Fork of the Brazos.
Lubbock W. Tx. Museum Assoc. 1976 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff yellow dec. paper covers, 110 pp., maps, illus., footnotes, index. Published in The Museum Journal XVI, 1976. Edited by Ernest Wallace. About the only thing published about this small fort established as part of a chain of forts in west Texas to contain the Comanches. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Bailey, Anne J. TEXANS IN THE CONFEDERATE CAVALRY.
Ft.Worth Ryan Place Pub. 1995 1st. Wrs, Fine 
Stiff pictorial paper covers, 96 pp., photos, maps, index. The picturesque story of battles & skirmishes where the cavlary frequently helped turn the tide of battle. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Cater, Douglas John. AS IT WAS. Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Third Texas Calvary and the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry.
Austin State House Press 1990 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 266 pp., illus., index. Battles of Pea Ridge, Wilson's Creek, Missionary Ridge, Chickamauga & others. 3rd Texas Cavalry and 19th Louisiana Infantry. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Hammond, Walter J. & Margaret F. LA REUNION, A French Settlement in Texas.
Dallas Royal Pub. Co. 1958 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j (missing small pieces on edges)., 152 pp., illus., index. Story of a group of colonists led by Victor Prosper Considerant who came to the Dallas area in 1855 to start. The colonization effort was a failure and only lasted for a couple of years, 1855-1857. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 Havins, T.R. BEYOND THE CIMARRON. Major Earl Van Dorn in Comanche Land.
Brownwood Brown Press 1968 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 113 pp., illus., maps. The Wichita Expedition of 1858-1859 and Maj. Earl Van Dorn's campaign against the Comanche. Excellent narrative of his campaign against the Comanche. Very fine copy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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6 Houstoun, (Matilda). TEXAS AND THE GULF OF MEXICO or Yachting in the New World.
Austin W. Thomas Taylor 1991 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth & bds. Fine 
Red cloth spine with paper label & paper covered boards, 274 pp., illus., index. The first vol. of the new Library of Texas series of fine reprints of essential Texas books. Ltd. 750c. Basic Tx. Bks#97 #97-sprightly account by a wealthy English lady who came to Texas in 1842 offering some exceptional insights into Texas of the 1840's. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Jordan, Terry G. TEXAS GRAVEYARDS. A Cultural Legacy.
Austin U.Tx. 1982 1st. Fine Very Good 
D.j. (edge wear), 147 pp., illus., maps, index. First book length treatment of traditional cemetaries in the southern U.S. Found a wealth of Texas folk art & tradition in the cemetaries (black, Mexican, Indian, German, Anglo-American) visited. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 McGinnis, Bruce REFLECTIONS IN DARK GLASS. The Life & Times of John Wesley Hardin.
Denton U. Of N. Tx. 1996 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 180 pp. INSCRIBED. Based on personal reminiscences of individuals who knew him best. Covers the period from his boyhood to the killing of Deputy Sheriff Charley Webb in 1874, which led to Hardin's prison term in 1878. 
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9 Meed, Douglas V. TEXAS WANDERLUST. The Adventures of Dutch Wurzbach.
Coll. Sta. Tx. A&M 1997 1st. Cloth Fine Mylar 
Cloth, mylar, 210 pp., illus., index. Based on recollections Wurzbach dictated to his daughter in 1915 when he was 78 years old. He served in the Texas Rangers, took part in the disastrous Crabb expedition to seize Sonora, and fought with Co. C of the 31st Texas Cavalry Regiment in the Civil War. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Neal, Bill. THE LAST FRONTIER. The Story of Hardeman County.
Quanah Quanah Tribune Chief 1966 1st. Dec. Cloth Fine 
Brown sim. leather w/silver spine lettering, 276 pp., illus. by William Clay, photos. Foreword by A. C. Greene. Name on endpaper. Family histories. pp. 89 - 215. History of Hardeman County with chapters on Indians (several photos of Quanah Parker & one of Wanada, his daughter), cattlemen, a list of brands. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Nichols, James Wilson. NOW YOU HEAR MY HORN. The Journal of James Wilson Nichols 1820-1887.
Austin U.Tx. 1967 1st. Fine Very Good 
D.j. (top edge & spine slightly faded), 212 pp., illus., index. Design & typography by Hertzog. Basic Tx. Books #152-"one of the most delightful American pioneer narratives ever written". Nichols was a butcher at the Alamo but left to get more cattle & could not get back because of the Mexican Army. Later he served in the Rangers under Jack Hays & Bigfoot Wallace. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Noel, Theophilius. AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND REMINISCENCES OF THEOPHILUS NOEL.
Chicago Theo. Noel Co. 1904 1st. Cloth Very Good Mylar 
Original maroon cloth w/gilt lettering on spine & Noel's signature on front cover (worn spine ends, bottom edge & corners, discoloration on lower edge rear cover), 348 pp., frontis. Backstrip has been tightened and hinges strengthened. Contents very nice. Noel was a frontier scout: he ran afoul of the fanatic Committee of Public Safety before Secession. 4th Texas Cavalry in the Civil War, fought with Sibley in New Mexico & ouisiana, post-war experiences w/carpetbaggers & con men. Very scarce. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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13 Nunn, Dr. W.C., Ed. TEN MORE TEXANS IN GRAY.
Hillsboro HJC 1980 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 216 pp., photos, index. Short biographies of Texas Civil War leaders Rip Ford, Tom Green, Albert Sidney Johnston, Samuel Bell Maxey, Ben McCulloch, O.M. Roberts, Sul Ross, Henry H. Sibley, James W. Throckmorton, and B.F. Terry. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Nunn, W.C., ed. TEN TEXANS IN GRAY.
Hillsboro HJC 1968 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (spine & edges faded), 229 pp., 10 illus., index. Small bookplate inside cover. Short biographical essays on John R. Baylor, Edward Clark, Dick Dowling, John B. Hood, Lubbock, Magruder, Murrah, Oldham, Reagan, & Wigfall. The essays were done by 10 of Professor Nunn's graduate students including Col. Harold B. Simpson. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15 O.Henry. A CHAPPARAL CHRISTMAS GIFT.
Austin Jenkins Pub. Co. 1979 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Red stiff paper covers, 9 pp. Ltd. 450c. Christmas greeting by John Jenkins. Story by William Sidney Porter written while he was in prison around 1902. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Rampp, Donald A. & Lary C. THE CIVIL WAR IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
Austin Presidial Press 1975 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j. (slight fading on edges & spine), 210 pp., 8 battle maps, illus., index. Owner blindstamp. 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: 200.00 USD
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17 Rickey, Don Jr. FORTY MILES A DAY ON BEANS AND HAY. The Enlisted Soldier Fighting the Indian Wars.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1963 1st., 2nd Prtg. Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (clipped, worn), 382 pp., maps, illustrations, index. Gift inscription, bookplate. An account of the enlisted men of the U.S. Army on the frontier from 1865 to the 1890s drawn from over 300 veterans of the period. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Rister, Carl Coke. THE SOUTHWESTERN FRONTIER 1865-1881.
Cleveland Arthur H. Clark 1928 1st. Cloth Fine Mylar 
Maroon cloth, mylar, 336 pp., maps, illus., index. Subtitled-A History of the Coming of the Settlers, Indian Depredations & Massacres, Ranching Activities, Operations of White Desperadoes & Thieves, Government Protection, Building of Railways, and the Disappearance of the Frontier. A valuable work on the Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas frontiers. Fine copy. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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19 Schuetz, Arden Jean. PEOPLE-EVENTS AND ERATH COUNTY, TEXAS.
Stephenville Author 1970 1st. Bds. Near Fine 
Boards w/gilt lettering, 126 pp., index. Gift inscription inside cover. No d.j. Information on various pioneer families and events in Erath County. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 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. (spine faded, top of spine jagged), 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. INSCRIBED by Simpson. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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