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1 HISTORY OF THE CATTLEMEN OF TEXAS.
Austin T S H A 1991 Leatherette Fine Mylar 
Dark brown spine & tan covers, 350 pp., photos, index. Rarest volume in rangeland literature. Privately printed in 1914 for families of the Cattle Raisers' Assoc., contains biographical sketches of 60 ranchers & pioneers. Six-Score #59-among the rarest and least known of books on the range cattle industry. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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2 Caldwell, Shirley; Bob Green; & Reilly Nail FOR 500 YEARS. THE SHACKLEFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
Albany Bright Sky 2001 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 120 pp., photos, index. Introduction by A.C. Greene. History of the courthouse built in 1883 and designed to last 500 years. Some county history and tales of the county. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Carlson, Paul H. "PECOS BILL". A MILITARY BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM R. SHAFTER.
College Station Tx. A&M 1989 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 225 pp., illus., maps, index. Shafter was a controversial figure who explored the Southern plains of W. Texas, court-martialed Lt. Flipper, led black troops in Texas & Mexico, & commanded in the Spanish American War, among many other assignments. SIGNED. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Carter, Forrest WATCH FOR ME ON THE MOUNTAIN.
N.Y. Delacorte Press 1978 1st., 1st Prtg. Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (not price clipped), 305 pp., e.p. maps. A novel of Geronimo and the Apache Nation. D.j. has a couple of closed tears and missing small pieces on edges & corners. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Cassin, John ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, OREGON, BRITISH AND RUSSIAN AMERICA
Austin TSHA 1991 3/4 Brown Leather & Marbled Bd Fine Slipcase 
Three-quarter brown leather & marbled boards, slipcase. 298 pp., illust. w/ 50 hand-colored plates & other illustrations. Special edition limited to 250c. Facsimile edition of a work first published 1856. Includes western species discovered after Audubons Birds. Originally intended to be a supplement to Audubon's work. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Crouch, Barry A. & Donaly E. Brice. CULLEN MONTGOMERY BAKER. Reconstruction Desperado.
Baton Rouge LSU 1997 1st. Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
D.j., 190 pp., maps, photos, index. The best biography of Baker, a reconstruction outlaw and gunfighter. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Custer, Judson S. DOBIE AT SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY: THE BEGINNINGS OF HIS LITERARY CAREER 1906-1911
Austin Jenkins Publishing Company 1981 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 87 pp., frontis., index, photos. Early Dobie works that appeared in Soutwestern University Magazines while an undergraduate and post graduate. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Daugherty, Wilna Morton. SHE DID WHAT SHE COULD: History of a Pioneer Woman.
Waco Texian 1977 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
D.j., 108 pp., photos. SIGNED. Gift inscription on fly. Story of Laura Morton--early days in Greer County, Ok. & the Texas Panhandle from her half-dugout honeymoon cottage to a wheat & cattle ranch in the Palo Duro Community near Dumas, Tx. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Davis, John L. THE TEXAS RANGERS. Their First 150 Years.
San Antonio Inst. of Tx. Cultures 1975 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 171 pp., illus., photos, index. An overview of the Texas Rangers with many of the well-known narratives & a few stories not often told. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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10 Davis, M.E.M. UNDER SIX FLAGS. The Story of Texas.
Dallas Cokesbury Book Store 1953 Fine Very Good 
187 pp., map, illus. Facsimile edition produced by Cokesbury Book Store in 1953. A short history of Texas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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DIAPER DAYS OF DALLAS., Dealey, Ted
11 Dealey, Ted DIAPER DAYS OF DALLAS.
Nashville Abingdon 1966 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
192 pp. plus 24 pp. of photos, index. Author was publisher of the Dallas Morning News, born in Dallas, grew up in Dallas, and knows the town. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Deshields, James T. BORDER WARS OF TEXAS
Austin State House Press 1993 Fine Fine 
394 pp., illus., index. Reprint of 1912 edition, it remains a major source of Indian and primary history. Brilliant documentation of the savagery of the Indian wars from 1819 to 1846. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Elliott, Claude. LEATHERCOAT. The Life of James W. Throckmorton.
San Antonio Standard Printing & Lithographing Co. 1938 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 315 pp., frontis., illus., index. Texas Ranger, Mexican War veteran, state representative and senator, Commissioner to the Indians, President of Constitutional Convention of 1866, Governor and U.S. Representative. Covers the period 1842-1894. A fine copy in an excellent d.j. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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14 Gilliland, Maude T. RINCON (Remote Dwelling Place). Story of Life on a South Texas Ranch at the Turn of the Century.
Brownsville Springman-King Co. 1964 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 105 pp., 50 rare photos. Excellent view of ranch life on the vast Wells ranch in Starr & Hidalgo counties in South Texas at the turn of the century including bandit trouble on the Mexican Border 1915-23. Rangers, hunting, vaqueros, curanderos, etc. INSCRIBED with a SIGNED letter laid in. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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15 Gray, Wm. Fairfax. THE DIARY OF WILLIAM FAIRFAX GRAY. From Virginia to Texas, 1835-1837.
Houston Fletcher Young Pub. 1965 Facsimile Reprint Cloth Fine 
230 pp. BTB #79-The best account of events in Texas during the Revolution written as they occurred. No other work equals his diary for immediacy, perceptiveness and readability. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Hallenbeck, Cleve. THE JOURNEY OF FRAY MARCOS DE NIZA.
Dallas SMU 1949 1st. Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 115 pp., illus. by J. Cisneros. Designed by Hertzog. Dobie p.39-"one of the most beautiful books in format published in America." Holman, A Hertzog Dozen-"This volume has one of the most beautiful and well-proportioned layouts ever achieved by any designer." de Niza was sent with Esteban to investigate the Seven Cities of Cibola. His narrative, largely discarded today, is interesting. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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17 Henderson, Halton ARTISTRY IN SINGLE ACTION.
Dallas Chama Press 1989 1st. Half Leather & Cloth As New Slipcase 
Leather spine & cloth, 110 pp., many black & white photos. Slipcase.#181/400 copies. Foreword by J. Evetts Haley & SIGNED. A study of six-shooters of the old-time sort in a modern setting. Designed & printed by David Holman at Wind River Press. SIGNED by Henderson, Holman, & Craig Jensen (binder) as well as Haley. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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18 Hofsommer, Don L. THE QUANAH ROUTE. A History of the Quanah, Acme & Pacific Railway.
Coll. Sta. Texas A&M 1991 1st. Fine Fine 
215 pp., photos, maps. The history of this famous Texas Short Line operating in four NW Texas counties---the Quanah Route---covers its birth, struggle for life & demise. Quanah Parker and Samuel Burke Burnett of the famous 6666 ranch had connections to it. Eventually taken over by the Frisco. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Jaques, Mary J. TEXAN RANCH LIFE with THREE MONTHS THROUGH MEXICO IN A "PRAIRIE SCHOONER".
College Station TX. A&M 1989 1st. Of This Edition Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 363 pp., illus. 1894 description of a 2 year stay in Texas by an English lady. Excellent picture of early ranch life. Original is rare. Mary Jaques bought a 25 acre ranch near Junction City & lived the frontier life. Six-Score #62; Merrill Aristocrat 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Kelton, Elmer, essays by. Photography by Kathleen Jo Ryan. TEXAS CATTLE BARONS.
Berkeley Ten Speed Press 1999 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 192 pp. with all color photos on most pages and Kelton's essays. Photography by Kathleen Jo Ryan. Foreword by Tommy Lee Jones. Covers 13 Texas families, their land and legacy. Includes the CF, Broseco, R.A. Brown, 6666, McAllen, Moon, Moorhouse, Powell, Ryan, Spade, Vaquillas, Williams, & J.R. Hudgins ranches. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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