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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 Carlson, Paul H. TEXAS WOOLYBACKS. The Range Sheep and Goat Industry.
Coll. Sta. Texas A&M 1982 1st. Fine Fine 
236 pp., illus., index. The development of the range sheep and goat industry from Spanish times to about 1930. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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JUST SUCH A TIME. Recollections of Childhood on the Texas Frontier, 1858-1867., Carroll, J.M.
5 Carroll, J.M. JUST SUCH A TIME. Recollections of Childhood on the Texas Frontier, 1858-1867.
Austin Kairos Press 1987 1st. Fine Plain 
Plain d.j., 65 pp., 12 woodcuts by B. Whitehead printed in various colors, hand-set Bulmer type on Nideggen paper, calf-backed paper covered boards with a plain d.j. Ltd. 150c (125 for sale). . Lively recollection of life on the Texas frontier beginning in Caldwell in 1858. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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
13 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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14 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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15 El Paso Museum of Art. THE McKEE COLLECTION OF PAINTINGS.
El Paso Guynes Press 1968 1st. Wrs. Fine 
Illus. paper covers, 67 pp., color (25) & black & white plates. Many southwestern artists including Hurd, Lea, Blumenschein, Berninghaus, Salinas, others. Design by Carl Hertzog. A book of "exceptional beauty". The copies in wrappers are more scarce than in cloth. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 Havins, T.R. BEYOND THE CIMARRON. Major Earl Van Dorn in Comanche Land.
Brownwood Brown Press 1968 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 113 pp., illus., maps. The Wichita Expedition of 1858-1859 and Maj. Earl Van Dorn's campaign against the Comanche. Excellent narrative of his campaign against the Comanche. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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