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Cat. 184

Cat. 184

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1 100th ANNIVERSARY PIONEER FLOUR MILLS, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 1851-1951.
San Antonio Naylor 1951 1st. Very Good Very Good 
D.j.e (repaired, missing small piece on spine), 93 pp., photos. Chronological history of the firm and San Antionio with period photos. The history of Carl Hilmar Guenther, his wife, and the founding of Pioneer Flour Mills on the San Antonio River. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 THE LONGHORN MAGAZINE, Vol. XL, Number 1, October 1924.
Austin U. Of Texas 1924 1st. Wrs, Very Good 
Stiff paper covers with THE LONGHORN in black, 32 pp. Brittle & worn. Small tear on page 3. Official Literary Magazine of the Univ. of Texas. Article on the University pp.4-13; Portrait of a School Teacher pp. 14-18; miscellaneous other articles. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Adams, Ramon F. MORE BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. Books & Histories of the West.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1979 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 182 pp., index. 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: 50.00 USD
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4 Chabot, Frederick C. THE ALAMO: ALTAR OF TEXAS LIBERTY
San Antonio Naylor 1931 1st. Dec. Wrs. Very Good 
Two color beige pictorial paper covers, 141 pp. with (21) illus. & rare maps, appendix, notes. Name on front, some soil, wear on edges. Rare history not to be confused with the popular Mission Fortress work. Includes biographies of Crocket, Bowie, Milam, Bonham, Travis, Deaf Smith, John W. Smith, and Samuel Maverick. List of relics and pictures in the Alamo, Battle of San Jacinto, Capture of Bexar. The seige of Bexar in 1835 was the forerunner to the storming of the Alamo in 1836. Very scarce 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Devereaux, Linda Ericson. THE TEXAS NAVY.
Nacogdoches Ericson Bks. 1983 1st. Wrs. Very Good 
Original paper covers & the text has been disbound & placed in a notebook, 143 pp., index. Copies of sketches of vessels by Schiwetz and others, muster rolls, Navy service records, officers. Good work on the Texas Navy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Farber, James. FORT WORTH IN THE CIVIL WAR.
Belton Peter Hansbrough Bell Press 1960 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Very Good 
Stiff decorated paper covers (name on front), 58 pp., illus. Owner name stamp on cover. First published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, a nice work on the activities affecting Fort Worth from 1860-1865. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Heimsath, Clovis. PIONEER TEXAS BUILDINGS.
Austin Univ. Of Tx. 1968 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
D.j., 158 pp., photos, map. Photos of early Texas houses used to show the geometry of the houses, with very little text. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 John, Elizabeth A. H. STORMS BREWED IN OTHER MEN'S WORLDS. The Confrontation of Indians, Spanish, and French in the Southwest, 1540-1795.
Coll.Sta. Tx. A & M 1975 1st. Very Good Good 
D.j. (chipped, torn, missing large piece on spine), 805 pp., maps, illus., index. Name inside cover. Effects of the Spanish & French on the Indians--Comanche, Navajo, Pueblo, Apache, others.1540's-1790's. Best scholarly account of the period. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 Jordan, Terry G. TEXAS LOG BUILDINGS. A Folk Architecture
Austin U. Of Tx. 1978 1st. Fine Fine 
230 pp., many photos, index. Still in shrink wrap. A record of the log buildings of early Texas. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Jordan, Terry G. TRAILS TO TEXAS. Southern Roots of Western Cattle Ranching.
Lincoln U. Nebraska 1981 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 220 pp., maps, photos, index. Study of open-range cattle herding, tracing its heritage back to colonial South Carolina. Very fine work which has quickly become scarce. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Latham, Francis S. TRAVELS IN THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 1842.
Austin Encino Press 1971 1st. Bds. Fine Mylar 
Boards, 49 pp., illus., e.p.map, index. A series of articles written by Latham in 1842 about his travels in Texas that were published in a Tennessee newspaper. SIGNED by Gerald Pierce, editor. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 Long, Andrew Davidson STONEWALL'S FOOT CAVALRYMAN. Andrew Davidson Long, Co. A, Fifth Va. Regt., Stonewall Brigade.
Austin Walter Long 1965 1st. Boards Fine 
Grey fabricoid boards, 37pp., photos. Experiences of Andrew Davidson Long, Co. A, 5th Va. Regiment, Stonewall Brigade, in the Civil War.Stories he told his grandson of battles he was in aafter his release from prison camp in Elmira, NY. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Lundberg, John R. THE FINISHING STROKE. Texans in the 1864 Tennessee Campaign.
Abilene McWhiney Foundation Press 2002 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 176 pp., photos, index. Foreword by Michael Parrish. Military History of Texas Series Number One. The Battle of Franklin and others, Sul Ross's Texas Brigade, Matt Ector's Texas Brigade, & more. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Martin, Franklin Y. DEATH COMES TO THE ALAMO. The Last Hour of Travis and His Immortals.
Dallas Tardy Pub. 1935 1st. Wrs, Very Good 
Stiff paper covers w/sketch of the Alamo on front, 16 pp. A play script portraying the last hour of Col. William Barret Travis and his Alamo defenders. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 McConnell, H.H. FIVE YEARS A CAVALRYMAN, or Sketches of Regular Army Life on the Texas Frontier ...
Jacksboro Herald Pub. Co. 1963 2nd. edition Very Good Good 
319 pp. D.j. missing pieces top front & back, soiled. Reprinted by Jack County Hist. Soc. Basic Tx. Bks. #131(a)-the most lively & authentic account of cavalry life in West Texas after the Civil War. Indian fights, horse thieves, cattle rustlers, Texas rangers, Satanta, Frank Canton, etc. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 McMurtry, Larry. FILM FLAM. Essays on Hollywood.
N.Y. Simon & Schuster 1987 1st. Edition Fine Fine 
This is a little known volume of McMurtry's essays, which was done in only one printing, and is already somewhat scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 McMurty, Larry. WALTER BENJAMIN AT THE DAIRY QUEEN.
N.Y. Simon & Schuster 1999 1st. Fine Fine 
204 pp., photos. Somewhat autobiographical but includes his family whose first home in Texas was a log cabin. His musings on Texas, his family, and the ever changing book business. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Melton, Lawrence, Jr. A TRAIL IS NEVER COLD. The Life and Times of Sheriff Jess Sweeten
Dallas Ballycastle Pub. Co. 1995 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 263 pp., photos. Former owner writing inside front cover. SIGNED by Melton. Biography of a Texas lawman. Sweeten served as Sheriff of Henderson County for 20 years and his career spanned 1932-1954. During that time he shot nine men & killed three. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 Morris, John Miller A PRIVATE IN THE TEXAS RANGERS. A.T. Miller of Company B, Frontier Battalion
Coll. Sta. Texas A&M 2001 0-89096-964-7 / 9780890969649 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 334 pp., 26 illus., 4 maps, index. The story of a Texas Ranger in 1887-88 based on three diaries of Abner Theophilius Miller, excerpted & annotated by his great-grandson..The only extensive, first person, day to day account of the life of a Texas Ranger private. A fine addition to stories of Texas Rangers. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Parsons, Chuck. "PIDGE". A TEXAS RANGER FROM VIRGINIA.
Wolfe City Hennington Pub. Co. 1985 1st. Sim. Leather Fine 
Cream colored leatherette, 147 pp., photos, index. #491 of 500c, SIGNED. Life & letters of Lt. T.C. Robinson, Washington Cty. Volunteer Militia Co. A. McNelly's invasion of Mexico; Sutton-Taylor Feud. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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