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1 HANDY ALMANAC YEAR BOOK AND ENCYCLOPEDIA 1917. Together with Gazetteer of the United States.
Fort Worth Fort Worth Record 1917 1st. Wrs, Good 
Tan paper covers, 240 pp. (Almanac) & 144 pp. (Gazetteer), index. Spine has worn off and back cover missing; cheap paper. May be missing one or more pages of the Gazetteer at the end of the book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 VOICE OF THE MEXICAN BORDER. February-March 1934.
Marfa O.L. Shipman 1934 1st. Edition Magazine Very Good No Jacket 
Articles on the Boundary Survey, Yaqui indians, Lost Guadalupe gold mine, Lone Red Murder Yearling of West Texas, History of Presidio county by Gregg, Early West Texas Cattle & Horse brands. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 VOICE OF THE MEXICAN BORDER. November 1933. John Nance Garner issue.
Marfa O.L. Shipman 1933 1st. Magazine Very Good 
Articles by Jack Shipman, Warren J. Hunter, others about Indians, Texas Rangers (Lt. Charles Nevill, Capt. H.J. Richarz). Ranchers and cowboys. Some staining due to water. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Anderson County Genalogical Society. PIONEER FAMILIES OF ANDERSON COUNTY PRIOR TO 1900.
Anderson Cty. Gen. Soc. 1983 1st. Sim. Leather Fine 
Green sim. leather with white lettering, 423 pp. plus 58 pp. index, endpaper maps. Brief history of the county but mostly family histories. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 Baker, J.W. A HISTORY OF ROBERTSON COUNTY, TEXAS.
Waco Texian Press 1970 1st. Cloth Near Fine 
Green cloth w/gilt lettering on spine, 571 pp., many photos, index. No d.j., name blacked out inside front cover. Appears to be SIGNED by author on Acknowledgements page. Early settlement on the Brazos River starting in the 1820's. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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6 Berlandier, Jean Louis. THE INDIANS OF TEXAS IN 1830.
Wash. D.C. Smithsonian Institiution 1969 1st. Eng. edition Fine Very Good 
D.j. (some wear), 209 pp., many plates - color and b/w, index. Berlandier's observations of Indian tribes and the plants and animals of early Texas in 1828. Translated from French. Edited & introd. by John C. Ewers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Edwards, John N. SHELBY AND HIS MEN; or, the War in the West.
Cincinnatti Miami Printing & Publishing Co. 1867 1st. Cloth Very Good+ Mylar 
Original brown/black cloth worn on corners & edges. 551 pp., foldout map. A nice copy of the first edition. Mylar cover. History of Shelby's (CSA) Missouri Cavalry Division in the west (Missouri, Arkansas, Texas) during the Civil War. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8 Forester, John. MEMOIRS OF JOHN FORESTER. SOLDIER, INDIAN FIGHTER & TEXAS RANGER...
Austin Pemberton Press 1969 1st. Wrs. Near Fine 
Stiff dec. paper, 16 pp. Reprinted from the 1895 Lewis Pub. Co. volume on Houston & Galveston. Forester was part of Capt. Jack Hays' company, was captured in San Antonio & held at Perote for 11 months, escaped, & tells of his adventures in Mexico before escaping to Texas. Foreword by John Jenkins. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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9 Holden, Francis Mayhugh, Researched & Assembled. CHRONOLOGY OF THE MATTHEWS AND REYNOLDS FAMILIES.
Author 1982 1st. Wrs, Fine 
(18) unnumbered pages. Another version of the chronologies of the two families from 1858 without additional information. Noted that the Matthews family history & Lambshead chronology were checked by Watt Matthews in 1982. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Kalb, Laurie Beth. CRAFTING DEVOTIONS. Tradition in Contemporary New Mexico Santos.
Albuquerque Univ. Of N.M. 1994 1st. Fine Fine 
237 pp., many color photos, index. An excellent book on New Mexico Santos. Orig. published at $70 with 1072 copies in cloth. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Kilgore, Dan. TWO SIXSHOOTERS AND A SUNBONNET. The Story of Sally Skull.
Austin TFS 1st. Wrs, Fine 
Paper covers w/photo of Sally Skull Historical Marker, pp. 59-71, photo. Offprint from TFS #XLIII. Nicely INSCRIBED by Kilgore to Al Lowman. Little has been written about Sally Skull, a woman rancher, horse trader, and took cotton to Mexico in the Civil War to trade for goods to support the Confederacy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 King, Evelyn. WOMEN ON THE CATTLE TRAIL and in the Roundup.
Bryan Brazos Corral/Westerners 1983 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff illus. paper covers, (cover illus. by Cisneros), 21 pp. Ltd. 550c, SIGNED. Excellent item on women on the trail and in the cattle business. Short bibliography of books and articles on the subject. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Ladd, Sweetie. TEN PRIMITIVE PICTURES OF OLD FORT WORTH.
Ft. Worth Ft. Worth Pub. Lib. 1st. Stiff Folder Near Fine 
A small folder (6.5" x 9") containing 10 sepia toned printes of Sweetie Ladd's paintings of early Fort Worth buildings & places. No place or publisher indicated but I guess it may have been done by the liibrary which has the originals of the pictures. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Magnus, Werner. WHO WAS HULEN? An Attempt to Find the Origin of Street Names in Fort Worth.
Ft.Worth Bill Hanson Printing 1990 1st. Wrs, Fine 
Stiff white paper covers w/black lettering, 158 pp. with 21 photos. SIGNED. Very interesting Fort Worth item. Major Gen. Hulen was Commander of the Texas Natl. Guard & the 36th Infantry Division in WW I, and later Vice President of the Fort Worth & Denver Railroad Co. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Martin, Douglas D. THE EARPS OF TOMBSTONE.
Tombstone Tombstone Epitaph 1959 4th Printing Wrs. Very Good No Jacket 
A collection of excerpts from the Epitaph from 1880-81-82, as told by the newspapers early editors. Much on the Earps. Full account of the O K Corral fight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Parker, Betty & Riley. USED AND RARE BOOKS. A Primer for Bookfinders
Albuquerque NMBL 1966 2nd Ed. Wrs. Fine 
14 pp., illus. The revised and expanded second edition of this useful guide for book collectors (and dealers) on the basics of book collecting. Pub. by the New Mexico Book League. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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17 Parker, J.M. AN AGED WANDERER. Life Sketch of J.M. Parker, A Cowboy on the Western Plains..
Bryan Fred White, Jr. 1968 Wrs. Fine No Jacket 
Guns #1679-(original) exceedingly rare-the author was an old Texas cowboy. Herd #1757. Indian fighting, cowboy life, trail driving, and much on Billy the Kid. This reprint ltd. to 500c. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Powell, Lawrence Clark. RETURN TO THE HEARTLAND. Reminiscences of Texas Books & Book People.
Dallas SMU 1987 1st. Edition Wrs. Fine No Jacket 
DeGolyer Library Keepsake #2. Ltd. 500c. Printed by W. Thomas Taylor in Austin. Powell's reminiscences of DeGolyer, Ransom, Dobie, Hertzog, Jake Zietlin, and other Texas book people. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Santa Fe New Mexican. VILLA INVADES THE U.S. Bandits Burn and Kill in Columbus.
El Paso Bravo Press Newspaper Fine No Jacket 
n.d. Reprint of front pages of the Santa Fe New Mexican on Villa's raid of Columbus on March 9 through March 18, 1916. Very interesting newspaper accounts of Villa's raid and the following days. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Sims Library & Trinity University. FORMAL OPENING OF THE SIMS LIBRARY AND LYCEUM; 36TH ANNIVERSARY OF TRINITY UNIVERSITY...
Waxahachie Trinity Univ. & Sims Library 1905 1st. Paper Good 
Paper covers w/pictures of Sims Library & Trinity Univ. building on cover w/DEDICATION INAUGURATION in letters & 1905 on back cover (covers are detached & front cover has red & white ribbon pinned to it), 8 pp. Title page, Trinity inauguration of A.E. Turner as President programme, Opening of Sims Library program w/history of the founding of the Library, a page of history of Trinity University, a 2 page biography of Capt. W. H. Getzendaner who donated the library land, a short biography of President Turner, & one page history of Ellis County. Unique historical piece on Waxahachie. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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