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1 Adams, Florene Chapman. HOPKINS COUNTY AND OUR HERITAGE.
N.P. N.p. 1976 1st. Dec. Cloth Near Fine 
White cloth w/blue letting & red, white & blue decoration, 252 pp., photos, biblio. History of the county: schools, historical markers, communities, family biographies, depression days, autobiog. of author, etc. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Bailey, Anne J. BETWEEN THE ENEMY AND TEXAS: PARSON'S TEXAS CAVALRY IN THE CIVIL WAR.
Fort Worth TCU 1989 1st. Cloth & Dec. Boards Fine 
355 pp., illus., photos, maps. Cloth with paper covered boards, no d.j. issued. Nice work on Parson's Texas Cavalry, recruited from North Texas, who fought in Arkansas, Missouri, & Louisiana. Embossed stamp on title page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Burke, J., Jr. BURKE'S TEXAS ALMANAC AND IMMIGRANT'S HANDBOOK FOR 1879...
Austin Steck Co. 1969 Wrs. Fine Slipcase 
Facsimile reproduction of rare early Texas Almanac. Slipcase, paper covers, 160 pp. Introd. by Dorman Winfrey. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Burns, John SUMMERS AT LAMBSHEAD.
N.p. Author 1977 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Cream colored paper covers w/black lettering & brand, 48 pp. with 26 pp. of photos and a large foldout genealogy of the Matthew/Reynolds family. Reminiscences of the family and Lambshead ranch. A very limited edition only for the family. Warmly INSCRIBED by Burns to Ben & Rosetta Pingenot-"Welcome to Lambshead". 
Price: 175.00 USD
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5 Cannan, John THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN, MAY 1864
Conshohocken Combined Books 1993 1st. Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 238 pp., photos, maps, illus., index. General Grant's first offensive battle for the Confederate capital of Richmond against Robert E. Lee's Army of North Virginia, which started in an area known as the Wilderness. Covers the planning, confused fighting and the resulting battle chaos. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Chickering, William H. LETTERS FROM THE PACIFIC.
San Francisco Carl Hertzog 1946 1st. Cloth Near Fine Onionskin 
Original onionskin d.j. (tattered, discolored), 131 oo, with 10 pp. supplement laid in. Ltd. 300c. (#229). Envelope with Allen Chickering return mail labels laid in. Chickering was a Time-Life correspondent killed at Leyte. The family wanted his letters preserved in a memorial volume. Lea/Hertzog collaboration. Lowman #36 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Cisneros, Jose. FACES OF THE BORDERLANDS.
El Paso TWP 1977 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Stiff paper covers, 21 drawings (2 in color) of faces of people of the border which Cisneros produced for the Witte Museum in San Antonio. SIGNED by Cisneros. SWS #52 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Crissey, William E. WARRENSBURG, MISSOURI. A History With Folk Lore.
Warrensburg (?) Star Journal 1924 1st. Edition Wrs. Near Fine No Jacket 
Wrs. tied w/ cord, illus. History of Warrensburg, MO., county seat of Johnson Cty., about 65 mi. SE of Kansas City. 1836-1924. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Fuchs, Richard L. AN UNERRING FIRE. The Massacre at Fort Pillow.
Rutherford Associated Univesity Presses 1994 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 190 pp., photos, index. An account of the confederate massacre of Union troops, most of whom were African American, at Fort Pillow near Memphis, Tennessee. The fort was inadequately defended and the soldiers easily defeated. Their slaughter led to charges of a racist massacre 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Furgurson, Ernest B. CHANCELLORSVILLE 1863.
N.Y. Knopf 1993 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 405 pp., illus., 18 small maps, index. A landmark engagemnt in the Civil War--maybe the best display of Lee's tactical genius & Jackson's troop leadership. Embossed stamp on title page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Gallagher, Gary W. THE SPOTSYLVANIA CAMPAIGN
Chapel Hill University of North Carolina 1998 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 272 pp., photos, index. Reinterpretation of some old sources and using some new sources the authors give insight into Robert E. Lee, fighting at "Bloody Angle", "Jeb" Stuart's response to Sheridan's raid toward Richmond, and more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Haile, Berard. THE NAVAJO WAR DANCE. A Brief Narrative of Its Meaning & Practice.
St. Michaels St. Michaels Press 1946 1st. Edition Wrs. Near Fine No Jacket 
illus. Very scarce. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Jackson, W.H. & S.A. Long. THE TEXAS STOCK DIRECTORY.
New Braunfels Book Farm 1950 Cloth Fine Mylar 
Cloth, mylar, 401 pp. plus 50 pp. of ads. The first Texas and American brand book. Orig. pub. in 1865. Exceedingly rare. Herd #1142; Six Score #62-One of the most important works dealing with the cattle industry in Texas. Ltd. edition facsimile reprint. Vol. 1 (0nly vol. pub.). 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 Kinney County Hist. Comm. KINNEY COUNTY: 125 Years of Growth 1852-1977
N.P. N.p. 1977 1st. Dec. Bds. Near Fine 
Cream colored boards w/brown letters & decoration, 159 pp. plus 80 pp., photos, family histories, index. Also includes reprint of New World Study Club booklet--KINNEY COUNTY: Brackettville, Spofford, Ft. Clarke, which includes: 1)reprint of Charles Kartes account of Kinney County pub., 1907, 2)Accounts & Pictures of the past, which includes THE RIO GRANDE COLONY by C.C. Rister, & 3) Kinney County of Today. Name inside front & gift message on dedication page. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Lane, Gen. Walter P. THE WAR FOR TEXAS INDEPENDENCE.
Austin Jenkins & Foster 1985 1st. Wrs. Fine 
12 pp. Introd. by John Jenkins. A reprint of the section of Lane's book-THE ADVENTURES & RECOLLECTIONS OF GEN. WALTER P. LANE....---that relates to the Texas revolution. Ltd. 400c. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Lowman, Al. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, SAN MARCOS, TEXAS.
San Marcos San Marcos Record 1972 1st. Dec. Wrs, Very Good Jose Cisneros 
Tan extended paper covers (edges worn) wtih illus. of church on front, 29 pp. with a two page BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF SAN MARCOS IN 1881. Illus. by Jose Cisneros. Designed by William R. Holman. History of the church on its 125th anniversary along with information on founder, charter members, & several notable persons connected with it such as Gen. Edward Burleson, Rev. Homer S. Thrall, & others. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Macaluso, Gregory J. THE FORT PILLOW MASSACRE. The Reason Why.
N. Y. Vantage Press 1989 1st. Fine Very Good 
D.j., 116 pp., illus. A Union garrison, Fort Pillow was thought to be a stronghold of runaway slaves according to General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Embossed stamp on title page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Mathews , Byron H. Jr. THE McCOOK-STONEMAN RAID
Philadelphia Dorrance & Co 1976 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 189 pp., photos. The federals conquest of Atlanta and the McCook-Stoneman mission to destroy the railroad to stop supplies from reaching the confederates. INSCRIBED. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Miller, Nyle H. & Jos. W. Snell. WHY THE WEST WAS WILD.
Topeka Ks. State Hist. Soc. 1963 1st. . Very Good Near Fine 
D.j. (price clipped), 685 pp., photos, index. Hinges slightly loosed. Guns #1498-Adams " I believe this to be one of the most important books on this period." A most valuable addition to the history of the Kansas cow towns & their law officers. SIGNED by both authors. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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20 Montgomery, Horace HOWELL COBB'S CONFEDERATE CAREER
Tuscaloosa Confederate Publishing Co. 1959 Limited Soft Cover Near Fine 
144 pp., index. Confederate Centennial Studies #10. Limited to 450 copies. Slight bowning of spine. Cobb was speaker of the US House of Representatives before the war, Governor of Georgia, and Secretary of the US Treasury. He returned to Georgia and helped remove his state from the Union. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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