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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 De Cordova, J. TEXAS: HER RESOURCES AND HER PUBLIC MEN.
Waco Texian Press 1969 Fine Fine 
D.j., 375 + 32 pp., index. Basic Tx. Bks #38(B)-the first attempt at an encyclopedia of Texas. New introd. by Dayton Kelley and a facsimile of De Cordova's LECTURE ON TEXAS in 1858. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 Egloff, Fred R. EL PASO LAWMAN: G. W. CAMPBELL
Coll. Sta. Creative Pub. 1982 1st. As New Acetate 
D.j., 143 pp., photos, illus., index. Introd. by C.L. Sonnichsen. In 1881, four men were killed in a gunfight in El Paso including Campbell who had been a deputy sheriff and city marshal. He was killed by Marshal Dallas Stoudenmire. Still in shrinkwrap. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Erath, George B. THE MEMOIRS OF MAJOR GEORGE B. ERATH
Waco Heritage Society of Waco 1956 1st. Of This Ed. Dec. Cloth Fine 
Red, white, & black decorated cloth, 105 pp., index. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS #58 (A) "Erath's memoirs provide one of the most important sources on the Texas Revolution and on pioneer days in the 1830's and 1840's." Erath served in the ranger companies of John H. Moore and Jesse Billingsley, later becoming captain of a ranger company in Milam County. He represented Milam county in the congress of the Republic of Texas and in the state legislature after annexation. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 Harrison, W. Walworth. HISTORY OF GREENVILLE AND HUNT COUNTY TEXAS.
Waco Texian 1976 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 495 pp., many photos, index. A fine copy of a scarce county history. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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6 House, Aline. THE CARRASCO TRAGEDY. Eleven Days of Terror in the Huntsville Prison.
Waco Texian 1975 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 142 pp., many photos. Author was one of the hostages held by Fred Carrasco, Rudolfo Dominguez, and Ignacio Cuevas. The three convicts seized the Walls Unit of Huntsville for 11 1/2 days in 1974. Very scarce. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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7 Huston, Cleburne. TOWERING TEXAN. A Biography of Thomas J. Rusk.
Waco Texian 1971 1st. Fine 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: 50.00 USD
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8 Lindsay, Merrill. ONE HUNDRED GREAT GUNS. An Illustrated History of Firearms.
N. Y. Walker & Co. 1967 1st. Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (clipped, small tears on edges), 379 pp., photographs by Bruce Pendleton, index. Large--11 x 13. A definitive book covering some of the most famous firearms ever made. Generally considered one of the best ever written on the subject. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Little, R.H. A YEAR OF STARVATION AMONG PLENTY
Waco Texian 1966 Cloth Fine 
Cream colored cloth, 40 pp. 4" x 6". Originally seen in a newspaper in 1891, the author later published it separately, and this is a facsimile reprint. Subtitled HOW A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER SUFFERED FROM HUNGER AND CRUELTY IN A PRISON OF WAR DURING THE AWFUL DAYS OF THE SIXTIES. Little was in the 44th Alabama, Hood's Texas Brigade and was captured in Raccoon Valley, TN. Prison life of a Confederate soldier in a federal prison at Camp Morton at Indianapolis. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Locke, Frank M. ACTION ON BULLHIDE CREEK 1897-1908.
Waco Texian 1970 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 191 pp., illus. Author's reminiscences of life in rural McClennan County at the turn of the century. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Maltby, W.J. CAPTAIN JEFF or Frontier Life in Texas with the Texas Rangers
Waco Texian 1967 Fine Fine 
D.j., red cloth with photo illus. on front cover, 204 pp., photos. Fine reprint of expanded edition. He was one of the first Captains when the Frontier Battalion was formed. Retired as a member of Co. E, Texas Rangers. Companion to Big Foot Wallace in expeditions against Kiowa & Comanches 1850-1875. D.j. seldom seen. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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12 McBride, Alma McKethan THE "FILOSOFER" OF "KUKEL-BUR" FLAT.
Waco Texian 1975 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 447 pp., photos. She describes life in a rural community about 15 miles southwest of Waco commonly know as "Kukel-bur Flat". And covers the genealogical history of her ancestors from their migration from Scotland in 1739. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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13 McCright, Grady E. & James H. Powell. JESSIE EVANS: Lincoln County Badman.
Coll. Sta. Creative Pub. 1983 1st. As New As New 
D.j., 239 pp., photos, index. Still in shrinkwrap. Evans was an outlaw, gunfighter, cattle rustler, and a figure in the Lincoln County War in New Mexico. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Miller, Rick. THE TRAIN ROBBING BUNCH.
Coll.Sta. Creative Pub. 1983 1st. As New Acetate 
D.j., 175 pp., photos, illus., index. Still in shrinkwrap. The story of Captain Eugene Bunch and his exploits as a Confederate soldier, gambler, forger, and finally, a train robber and killer. His exploits were mainly in Texas & Louisiana. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Nunn, W.C., ed. TEN TEXANS IN GRAY.
Hillsboro HJC 1968 1st. Fine Fine 
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. The essays were done by ten of Professor Nunn's graduate students including Col. Harold B. Simpson. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Odom, Harrell OVER ON COCHINO.
Waco Texian 1979 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 129 pp., photos. Ltd. to 500c. Memories of community life in East Texas in a remote area known as North Cedar Creek Community (Northeast Trinity County). Even a description of a Texas family feud. Book appears to have never been opened. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Redpath, James. THE PUBLIC LIFE OF CAPT. JOHN BROWN, with an AUTO-BIOGRAPHY of His Childhood & Youth.
Boston Thayer & Eldridge 1860 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Brown cloth (top of spine professionally repaired), new marbled endpapers, 407 pp., frontis of Brown. Ex-library w/some numbers on the dedication page & some unreadable stamping on edge of page block. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Santleben, August. A TEXAS PIONEER: EARLY STAGING & OVERLAND FREIGHTING DAYS ON THE FRONTIERS OF TEXAS & MEXICO.
Waco W.M. Morrison 1967 Cloth Fine 
Cloth, 321 pp., appendix. No d.j. issued. Facsimile reprint of the rare 1910 Neale ed. Basic Tx. Bks. #181(A)-the most important account of stagecoach & freight service in Texas. Much on the Castro colony and San Antonio. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Seaton, Benjamin M. THE BUGLE SOFTLY BLOWS. The Confederate Diary of Benj. Seaton.
Waco Texian 1965 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 117 pp. + 20 pp. of photos + xxv preface. Seaton joined Co. G, 10th Texas Vol. Inf. Regt. known as "Labadie Rifles". Sometimes known as Nelson's Regiment, the 10th fought in some of the most crucial campaigns of the war, including the entire Atlanta campaign. One of the best sources of the combat record of this active regiment. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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20 Simmons, Laura "OUT OF OUR PAST". Texas History Stories..
Waco Texian Press 1967 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (spine faded), 99 pp., photos, index. Stories of people and events relating to Baylor University and Mary-Hardin Baylor College. Includes stories of many famous Texans including Sam Houston, Rev. George Washington Baines, Sr. (great-grandfather of LBJ), and Dr. Rufus C. Burleson. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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