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Cat. 179

Cat. 179

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1 Adams, Ramon F. MORE BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. Books & Histories of the West.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1979 1st. Fine Fine 
182 pp., index. Name sticker inside front cover. In this work, Adams evaluates 233 additional works not in BURS UNDER THE SADDLE, pub. in 1964. Nothing equals these two works on books on the West. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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A SOUTHERN COMMUNITY IN CRISIS. Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, Campbell, Randolph B.
2 Campbell, Randolph B. A SOUTHERN COMMUNITY IN CRISIS. Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
Austin TSHA 1983 1st. Quarter Leather & Marbled Bds Fine Boxed 
443 pp. & 8 full page monochrome plates, map, index. #2 of 75c bound in quarter brown morocco with marbled boards & SIGNED. Dedicated to Max Lale, his copy. A history of Harrison County pre-war, during the Civil War, and through Reconstruction. Letters laid in from Campbell & Tuffle Ellis, Director of TSHA. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 Chandler, Lt. Col. Melbourne C. OF GARRYOWEN IN GLORY. The Story of the 7th U. S. Cavalry.
Annandale Turnpike Press 1960 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 458 pp., maps, photos, several appendices, index. D.j. has a couple of minor dings; Book is fine except a small stain on bottom front edge of pageblock. Custer High Spots #174. The first complete history of the 7th Cavalry. Custer served in Texas immediately after the Civil War. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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4 Cisneros, Jose. RIDERS ACROSS THE CENTURIES. Horsemen of the Spanish Borderlands.
El Paso TWP 1984 1st. Fine Fine 
199 pp., illus. by Cisneros; biography by John O. West. Last Hertzog book. Hertzog as consultant. Beautifully illustrated work on horsemen of the Southwest. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Clark, Margaret Lasater. ON THIS BLUFF...Centennial History 1867-1967 First Presbyterian Church, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Corpus Christi Renfrow & Co. 1967 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 190 pp., photos, illus. by Jerry Seagle, index. SIGNED by author. History of the earliest Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi. Color frontis of two stained glass windows in the church. A very well prepared history. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Frankfurt, Harry. ON BULLSHIT.
Princeton Princeton Univ. Press 2005 Cloth Fine 
Black cloth w/red labels, 67 pp.Small (4"x6"). Frankfurt offers a philosophical analysis of bullshit that is golden by employing irony, broad humor, and tonuge-in-cheek high seriousness in his prose. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Green, Ben K. BEN GREEN TALES.
Flagstaff Northland Press 1974 1st. Cloth Near Fine 
Boxed set of 4 vols bound in 4 different color clothes (spine faded on first volume), each volume illus. by a different artist. WHEN I WAS JUST A COLT; UP FOOL'S HILL AHORSEBACK; BEAUTY; & HOW COME I WROTE A BOOK. #357, SIGNED. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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8 Greene, A.C. 900 MILES ON THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL.
Denton U. Of N. Tx. 1994 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 293 pp., 3 maps & endpaper maps, 5 line drawings, index. Greene retraces the Butterfield Trail and tells the story of the Butterfield Oveland Mail. He added newly found historical documents & changes in the landscape, as well as exploring myths & legends about the Trail 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 Haynes, Sam W. SOLDIERS OF MISFORTUNE. The Somervell & Mier Expeditions.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1990 1st. As New Fine 
D.j., 268 pp., illus., maps, index. A very readable study of the Somervell & Mier Expeditions of 1842 culminating in the famous "black bean" episode. As new in shrinkwrap. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Henry, Robert Selph "FIRST WITH THE MOST" FORREST.
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1944 1st. Very Good Poor 
D.j. (missing spine & top 1/2" on front), 558 pp. frontis, illus. Nicely INSCRIBED. Forrest rose from private in the cavalry to Lieutenant General, was the last to surrener, and later headed the original Ku Klux Klan. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Johnson, M.L. TRAIL BLAZING. A True Story of the Struggles with Hostile Indians on the Frontier of Texas.
Dallas Mathis Pub. Co. 1935 1st. Edition Fine Very Good 
D.j., 116 pp., frontis., illus. Bookplate inside cover. Very nice bright d.j. except for browning of spine. By an old time cowboy, description of pioneer life and as a trail driver. Indian fights, trail drives, cowboys, pioneer life in early Texas. The Indian encounters were first written in 1918 & published in brief form in 1923. Other accounts have been added in this book. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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12 Lytle, Andrew Nelson. BEDFORD FORREST AND HIS CRITTER COMPANY.
N. Y. Minton, Balch & Co. 1931 1st. Cloth w/paper Label Near Fine Mylar 
Black cloth w/bright paper labels on spine & front cover, 402 pp., illus., maps, index. No d.j., slight 2" area of wear on bottom edge of front cover, names of family owners inside front cover. Very nice copy of an excellent biography of the Confederate military genius. Lee called him the best soldier under his command; his cavalry tactics were brilliant & the Union army was so bedeviled by him that they named him "That Devil Forrest". 
Price: 250.00 USD
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13 McClellan, George B. McCLELLAN'S OWN STORY. The War for the Union. The Soldiers Who Fought It, The Civilians Who Directed It and His Relation to It and Them.
N. Y. Charles L. Webster & Co. 1887 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Decorated cloth, 678 pp., 14 illus., index. Shoulder Strap series. Professionally repaired. Page 481 repaired. Brittle paper is fragile due to age. McClelland was assigned to command the Division of the Potomac & established the defenses of Washington. Much of the early direction of Union forces was established by him. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 McDonough, James Lee. CHATTANOOGA. A Death Grip on the Confederacy.
Knoxville U. of Tennessee 1984 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 298 pp., photos, maps, index. The struggle for Chattanooga became a decisive battle of the Civil War. This describes the seige and battles as they appeared to both the North and the South. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 McKay, Mrs. Arch & Mrs. H.A. Spellings A HISTORY OF JEFFERSON, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS
Jefferson Women's Auxilliary . Wrs. Very Good 
Stiff white decorated paper covers, 56 pp., early photos. A history of Jefferson, which used to be a famous river port in Texas, from 1836-1936. Later printing of Cracker Barrel Chronicles #3183. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 McWhiney, Grady & Judith Lee Hallock BRAXTON BRAGG AND CONFEDERATE DEFEAT
Tuscaloosa U. Of Alabama 1991 1st. As New As New 
2 volumes, 407 & 289 pp., with indices. Vol. 1 is reprint of 1969 edition with new preface and maps. Vol. II is 1st. edition. Biography of Bragg which traces his career to 1863 and how, as the commander of the Army of Tennessee, he contributed to Confederte defeat. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 McWhorter, Frankie. COWBOY FIDDLER.
Lubbock Texas Tech 1992 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 112 pp., photos. The author has been a cowboy since leaving high school in 1948, is an alumnus of Bob Wills's Texas Playboys, and leads a western-swing band. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Mitchamore, Pat. A TENNESSEE LEGEND with a Pictorial of Old Bottles & Jugs.
Nashville Rutledge Hill Press 1992 1st. Two Tone Cloth Fine 
Black cloth spine & white pictorial cloth w/black lettering (some soil), 80 pp., color photos. History of Jack Daniel & his whiskey, with of the old bottles & jugs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Nail, David. ONE SHORT SLEEP PAST. A Profile of Amarillo in the Thirties.
Canyon Staked Plains Press 1973 1st. Very Good Very Good 
D.j., 191 pp., photos, biblio., index. Slight water damage on lower inside corner of front endpaper; former owner name stamp, otherwise a very nice copy. Based on the remembrances of those who were there & local newspaper accounts, this is a documented description of Amarillo's experiences during the thirties. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF GEN. PAT CLEBURNE AND GEN. T.C. HINDMAN, Nash, Charles Edward.
20 Nash, Charles Edward. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF GEN. PAT CLEBURNE AND GEN. T.C. HINDMAN
Dayton Morningside 1977 Cloth Fine 
300 pp., frontis., ports. Of value because of the scarcity of data on either of these prominent Confederate generals in the west. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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