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Cat. 180

Cat. 180

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1 JOURNALS OF THE CONVENTION. Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4th, 1845 for the Purpose of Framing a Constitution...
Austin Shoal Creek 1974 Boards Near Fine 
Brown boards, 378 pp., e.p. map. A facsimile reproduction of the 1845 edition with a preface by Mary Bell Hart. Original was limited to 500c, & is now rare. Excellent preface. SEE BTB #69-only reprint of this journal. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Dobie, J. Frank CAPTAIN JOHN G. BOURKE AS SOLDIER, WRITER AND MAN.
Tucson U. Of Az. 1958 1st. Wrs, Near Fine 
Stiff tan paper covers. Vol. 14, #3, Autumn 1958, Arizona Quarterly. Dobie's essay on Bourke pp. 226 to 233. Also contains A Bibliography of Bibliographies Relating to the History & Literature of Arizona & New Mexico by Albert James Diaz, pp.197-217, 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Dobie, J. Frank MY SALUTE TO GENE RHODES
El Paso Carl Hertzog 1947 1st. Wrs. Fine 
1947 Christmas remembrance from Bertha and Frank Dobie. 12 pp. Designed & printed by Carl Hertzog. Ltd. 600c. Drawing by H.D. Bugbee. Lowman #46 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Elder, Jane Lenz. THE LITERATURE OF BEGUILEMENT. Promoting America from Columbus to Today.
Dallas DeGolyer Library 1992 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff tan decorated paper covers, 72 pp., 26 color & bblack & white plates, errata sheet. Designed & printed by W. Thomas Taylor; illus. printed by David Holman at Wind River Press. An exhibition catalog of selected works aimed at informing and motivating Europeans to travel to & eventually settle in America. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 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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6 Geise, William R. MISSOURI'S CONFEDERATE CAPITAL IN MARSHALL, TEXAS.
Austin T S H A 1962 1st. Wrs. Very Good 
Southwester Hist. Qtly. Vol. LXVI, Oct., 1962, No. 2. Stiff paper covers, pp. 193-208, photos. In late 1863, Marshall became the site of the Missouri government in exile when Gov. Thomas C. Reynolds established his state capital there. Also contains: Wm. McLane's Narrative of the Magee-Gutierrez Expedition, 1812-1813, pp.234-251 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Haley, J.Evetts. MEN OF FIBER.
El Paso Carl Hertzog 1963 1st. Wrs. Fine 
37 pp., photos. Design & typo. by Hertzog. Brief stories of John R. Baylor, Quanah Parker, Ranald S. Mackenzie, Andrew Jackson Potter, Bob Beverly. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED by Haley. Very nice inscription. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Harwell, Thomas Fletcher EIGHTY YEARS UNDER THE STARS AND BARS.
Kyle W. Turner Harwell 1947 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine 
108 pp., photos. Including biographical sketches of "100 Confederate Soldiers I Have Known". Information on the United Confederate Veterans and History of Camp Ben McCulloch, UCV, near Driftwood in Hays County, TX. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Latham, Dr. Hiram. TRANS-MISSOURI STOCK RAISING.
Denver Old West Pub. 1962 Fine Fine 
D.j., 94 pp., e.p. map, illus., appendix. Designed & produced by Hertzog. Introduction by Jeff Dykes. Fine reprint of 1871 ed. Six Score #68; Lowman #146. Only reprint of rare classic range cattle book. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Lea, Tom. BULLFIGHT MANUAL FOR SPECTATORS.
El Paso 1949 Wrs. Fine No Jacket 
Lowman #67. Later smaller edition with white wrs. No publisher listed. Shows Tom Lea copyright. Variant ed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Lea, Tom. (Preface). THE SPANISH SOUTHWEST. An Exhibit at the Dallas Public Library June 15-July 2, 1971.
Dallas Encino Press 1972 1st. Stiff Decorated Wrs Fine 
9" x 6". Illustrations from an exhibit of important books on the Spanish influence. Design by Wm. Wittliff. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 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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13 Mahan, Virgil. THE HISTORY OF LEESVILLE.
San Marcos Author 1941 1st. Wrs, Very Good 
A xerox copy of his thesis for the degree of Master of Arts at Southwest Texas Teachers College. Plain paper, 47 pp., appendices A-D, biblio. The history of Leesville located in Gonzales County. Cracker Barrel Chronicles #1978. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 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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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 Mitchell, Leon, Jr. CAMP FORD: Confederate Military Prison.
Austin T S H A 1962 1st. Wrs, Very Good 
Southwestern Hist. Qtly., Vol. LXVI, July 1962, No. 1, pp. 1-17, map, illus. One of the first works on Camp Ford. This issue also contains Five Texas Frontier Companies During the Mexican War by Henry Barton; The Battle of Calcasieu Pass by Alwyn Barr; & The Battle of the Nueces, Aug. 10, 1862 by Robt. Shook; 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Owens, William A. A SEASON OF WEATHERING.
N.Y. Charles Scribner's Sons 1973 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 258 pp. Autobiography of the author of This Stubborn Soil, one of Greene's 50 Best Books on Texas pp. 43. This picks up where that book left off. The story of a Texas country boy making his way to an education in the hard times of the Twenties. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Price, William H. THE CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL HANDBOOK.
Arlington Price Lithograph 1961 1st. Wrs, Near Fine 
Stiff decorated paper covers, 72 pp., map, many black & white photos, statistics. Pages 33 through 40 are color plates of the uniforms of various officers and enlisted men of both the U.S. Army and the CSA army. Worth the price for that alone. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 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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20 Reese, William S. WESTERN TRAVEL NARRATIVES PUBLISHED AFTER 1865, Catalogues 6 & 13
New Haven William Reese Co 1981 1st. Wrs, Fine 
Catalogue 6. Stiff tan paper covers, 600 items; Catalogue 13-Western Travel Narratives: Part 2 (issued 1982 or later), 670 items. Describes & offers for sale nearly 1300 western travel narratives. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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