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CAT 181

CAT 181

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1 Carrington, Mrs. Margaret I. ABSARAKA. Home of the Crows.
Chicago Lakeside Press 1950 Cloth Very Good 
Red cloth, 354 pp., foldout map (in good condition), illus., index. Some minor spotting on outside edge of page block. Story of Carrington's dismissal, the Fetterman massacre, and the whole sordid story by his wife. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Waco Texian 1980 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (price clipped), 201 pp., plus 40 pp. of photos, index. Fine biography of a modern day Ranger from Montgomery County, later U.S. Marshal in Dallas. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 Gard, Wayne; Dean Krakel; Joe B. Frantz; Dorman Winfrey; Gordon Frost; John Jenkins. ALONG THE EARLY TRAILS OF THE SOUTHWEST.
Austin Pemberton Press 1969 1st. Very Good Very Good 
D.j., 175 pp., 6 color & many black & white illus. by Melvin Warren. Covers Old San Antonio Road, Chisholm Trail, Butterfield Overland Mail Trail, Goodnight-Loving Trail, Dodge Santa Fe Trail, and Dodge City Trail by a group of excellent authors. Some brown spots on d.j. Extra print laid in. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Wash. D.C. GPO 1911 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Annual Report of American Hist. Assoc. for 1907-1908. Orig. blue cloth, gilt lettering, 3 vols- 646; 805; 806-1617 pp., index. New enpapers; first two volumes have small embossed seal on title. Nice tight copies w/no exterior markings. BASIC TX. BKS. #73-"This is the basic source work for official diplomatic papers of the Republic of Texas." Overall a very nice set. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Glover, Robert W. TYLER AND SMITH COUNTY, TEXAS. An Historical Survey.
N.P. Amer. Bicentennial Committee 1976 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (minor edge chipping), 287 pp., photos, some in color. endpaper maps, index. Name blacked out on endpaper. County history of Smith county. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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San Antonio Naylor 1959 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
D.j. (clipped), 138 pp., illus., photos. One of the earlier biographies of Cynthia Ann Parker which has become very scarce. Contains a number of photos of Quanah Parker. During a Comanche attack on Fort Parker, nine year old Cynthia Ann was kidnapped. She later became the wife of the chief, Peta Nocona and the mother of Quanah Parker. She was taken from the Comanches by Texas Rangers after 23 years. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Meek, Phillip J. FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. "Where the West begins"
Ft. Worth Newcomen 1981 1st. Wrs, Near Fine 
Paper covers, 28 pp., photos. Minor soil on back.History of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram delivered at 1981 meeting of the Newcomen Soc. in Fort Worth when Amon G. Carter, Jr. & Phillip J. Meek were guests of honor. Also an epilogue about Larry G. Price, photographer, who received a Pulitzer Prize shortly after this meeting. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Mendoza, Alexander. CONFEDERATE STRUGGLE FOR COMMAND. General James Longstreet and the First Corps in the West.
Coll. Sta. Tx. A&M 2008 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 278 pp., illus., maps, index. A comprehensive analysis of Gen. Longstreet's leadership during his seven month assignment in the Tennessee theater of operations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Montgomery, P. E. MONTY'S MONTHLY Digest of Valley Activities.
McAllen Author 1923 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Good 
Stiff paper covers, 64 pp., photos. many ads.Some scribbling on cover, pages 1 & 3 but still readable. Article on The Winter Tourist Crop and generally articles about Valley activities. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Mountcastle, Clay. PUNITIVE WAR. Confederate Guerrillas and Union Reprisals.
Lawrence U. Of Kansas 2009 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 202 pp., illus., maps, index. Confederate guerrillas drove Union soldiers & their leaders to desperation through widespread relentless surprise attacks & ambushes. A look at the complex nature of guerrilla warfare in the Civil War & the Union Army's calculated response. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Pike, Corporal (James). SCOUT AND RANGER: Being the Personal Adventures of Corporal Pike of the 4th Ohio Cavalry, As A Texas Ranger, In The Indian Wars, Delineating Western Adventure; Afterward A Scout and a Spy, in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas....
Cincinatti & N.Y. J. R. Hawley & Co. 1865 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 394 pp., 24 full page woodcut illus., rectangular frontis. Nicely rebound. Some browning on the frontis & brown spots on some pages throughout. No errata sheet. Does not have oval frontis but does have "Indian Red" as last three words on line 3, pp. 151; so cannot determine if 1st or 2nd state. BTB #162-nteresting reminiscence of a Yankee who became a Texas Ranger & later a Union spy. A remarkable narrative. Tate-"A good first-hand account, filled with details about ranger operations against Comanches." Braislin--"A rare & much sought after book. A fire destroyed virtually the entire edition, only about 100 copies being saved." Not only an excellent Texana item but also a rare Civil War book. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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12 Quaife, Milo M., ed. LIFE OF BLACK HAWK. Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak.
Chicago Lakeside Press 1916 1st. Thus. Cloth Near Fine 
Green cloth, 196 pp. (top edge gilt), frontis. of Black Hawk, map, index. Gilt lettering & decoration on front cover. A very readable autobiography of Black Hawk, original copyright 1834. It includes an account of the cause and general history of the Black Hawk War. An early volume in the Lakeside Classics series. Except for minor wear at spine ends & a couple of spots, a fine copy with no marks. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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13 Seaton, Benjamin M. THE BUGLE SOFTLY BLOWS. The Confederate Diary of Benj. Seaton.
Waco Texian 1965 1st. Fine Fine 
Edited & INSCRIBED by Harold B. Simpson. 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: 125.00 USD
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