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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 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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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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