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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 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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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 Jenkins, John H. PRINTER IN THREE REPUBLICS. Bibliography of Samuel Bangs, First Printer in Texas & First Printer West of the Louisiana Purchase.
Austin Jenkins Pub. 1981 1st. Cloth Fine Mylar 
190 pp. Lota Spell, in her biography of Bangs in PIONEER PRINTER, began a bibliography which this book completes. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Jennings, N. A. A TEXAS RANGER.
Austin Steck Co. 1959 Pict. Cloth Fine Mylar 
Pictorial cloth, mylar, 321 pp., several color plates. BTB #107(C)-one of the most interesting accounts of the life of the Texas Rangers in the late 1870's. Jennings came to Texas in 1874 & joined McNelly's company, serving for 3 years. After becoming a well-known journalist, he wrote the book in 1899. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Jennings, N.A. A TEXAS RANGER.
Dallas Turner Co. 1936 Revised Ed., 3rd Prtg. Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (edges worn, missing small pieces),158 pp. Bookplate, missing fly. Revised edition with foreword by J.Frank Dobie. Basic Tx. Bks. #107(A)- written by a young reporter who served under L.H. McNelly, one of the most interesting accounts of Tx. Rangers. Adams 150- #85; Guns 1173. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Jordan, Terry G., Text By; Photography By Elna Wilkinson. LOG CABIN VILLAGE. A History and Guide
Austin TSHA 1980 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 146 pp., photos, drawings, index. A book about folk houses, dwellings springin from the collective memory of a people. A few have been gathered & restored in a Fort Worth park. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 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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11 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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12 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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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 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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15 Robertson, James I., Jr. THE CONCISE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR.
Harrisburg Cowles Magazines 1995 Wrs, Very Good 
49 pp., photos, illus. INSCRIBED by Robertson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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