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Cat. 184

Cat. 184

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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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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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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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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 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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12 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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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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14 Richardson, Rupert N. Ed. By Kenneth R. Jacobs THE COMANCHE BARRIER TO SOUTH PLAINS SETTLEMENT.
Austin Eakin Press 1996 Cloth Fine 
Decorated red cloth, 260 pp., photos, illus. by Barbara Whitehead, index. Reprint of the revised edition with13,000 words deleted from the original edition & 11 photos made between 1869-1875 by William S. Soule while post photographer at Ft. Sill. New introd. by A.C.Greene. One of Fifty Best Books on Texas.. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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15 Sheffy, Lester Fields. THE FRANCKLYN LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY. A Panhandle Enterprise, 1882-1957.
Austin Univ. Of Texas 1963 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 402 pp., illus., maps, index. History of one of the largest and earliest of the big Texas cattle ranches. Basic Tx. Bks #183-"One of the best accounts of international corporate development of Texas lands. The fullest book on ranching." 
Price: 60.00 USD
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16 Texas Centennial Celebrations STARRING TEXAS, Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas, June 6-Nov. 29, 1936
Dallas Texas Centennial Celebrations 1936 1st. Wrs, Fine 
Paper covers with photos, illustrations, & some text on one side with a keyed map of the Exposition (the State Fair grounds) on the reverse. 4" x 9" folded opens to an 18" x 24" map. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Turner, Martha Anne. THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS. The Story of A Song.
El Paso TWP 1971 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Southwestern Studies #31-- Stiff paper covers, 19 pp. plus music & photos. The history of the song and several versions of the song and the music for it. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Underwood, Alma Gene Taylor & Lloyd E. Underwooo. TO FORT WORTH.
Austin Historical Publications, Inc 2003 1st. Pict. Bds. Very Good 
Slick decorated boards, 301 pp., many photos. Has a slight lean. An autobiography of Alma Underwood's life with quite a bit of her family's history in Texas and genealogy. The 1920's & 30's in Depression Era Hardeman county. Author lived it as one of 11 children growing up on a hard-scrabble farm. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Walraven, Bill. CORPUS CHRISTI. The History of a Texas Seaport.
Woodland Hills Windsor Publications 1982 2nd Ed. Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (price clipped), 174 pp., photos (some color), illus., index. Much on the 1919 disaster that hit the bay & the actions taken to avoid a future disaster. Written by a popular local newspaper columnist. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Wills, Brian Steel. A BATTLE FROM THE START. The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest.
N. Y. Harper & Collins 1992 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 457 pp. plus 8 pages of illus., maps and endpaper maps, extensive notes, index. A fine biography of the remarkable life & Civil War exploits of Forrest who Sherman called "That Devil, Forrest". 
Price: 30.00 USD
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