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1 Adams, Ramon F. COWBOY LINGO.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1936 1st. Cloth Very Good None 
Brown cloth, no d.j., 257 pp., illus., index. Name on endpapers. Six-Score 3: "An interesting work dealing with the slang of the cowboy." Herd 13; Six Guns 8; Dobie p. 95-"A dictionary of cowboy words, figures of speech, picturesque phraseology, slang, etc., with explanations of many factors peculiar to range life." 
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2 Arnold, Oren and John P. Hale. HOT IRONS - HERALDRY OF THE RANGE.
N.Y. Macmillian 1940 1st., 1st Prtg. Cloth Good No D.j. Issued 
Cloth (soiled), no d.j., 242 pp., brands illus. on endpapers & in text. Front hinge cracked. INSCRIBED by both authors with both author's brands burnt into the bottom edges. First printing April 1940. The history of American cattle brands. Contents very nice. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Beck, Mrs. Henry Harrison. ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER.
Santa Barbara Fithian Press 1999 Dec. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 295 pp., plates. Reprint of a rare piece of Texana. The autobiography of Fannie Davis Veale Beck, born in Dresden, Tx., in 1861. She grew up in Palo Pinto, lived at Breckenridge & Clear Fork of Brazos, family encounters w/Indians, Ku Klux Klan. An excellent book. Ltd. 250c for sale. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Boatright, Mody C.; Wilson M. Hudson; Allen Maxwell, ed. MESQUITE AND WILLOW.
Dallas SMU 1957 1st. Cloth Very Good Very Good 
D.j., 203 pp. Texas Folklore Soc. Publication XXVII. Contains The Legend of Gregorio Cortez by Americo Paredes; Br'er Rabbit Watches Out for Himself in Mexico by Dobie; The Western Bad Man as Hero by Boatright; and much more. Herd 280; Six-Guns 231. Gift inscription on fly. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Bowers, Eugene & Evelyn Oppenheimer. RED RIVER DUST.
Waco Word Books 1968 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 178 pp., map, illus. Stories of the people and events in the Red River Valley, one of the oldest settled areas of Texas. Introd. by Frank X. Tolbert. SIGNED by both authors. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Carroll, H. Bailey. THE TEXAN SANTA FE TRAIL.
Canyon Panhandle Plains Hist. Rev. 1951 1st. Cloth Fine Slipcase 
Cream buckram in slipcase with H.D. Bugbee illus. pasted on the slipcase, 201 pp., illus., 5 maps, index. Complete and detailed history of the route of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition of 1841 with the journal of Peter Gallagher. Rittenhouse # 103. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Conger, Roger N. A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF WACO with a Reprint of HIGHLIGHTS OF WACO HISTORY
Waco Texian 1964 2nd Cloth Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (missing several pieces on edges), 292 pp., photos. 22 pp. of text and the rest is photos or facsimiles of documents, ads, etc. Page block edge spotted, 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Dale, Edward Everett COW COUNTRY.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1942 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 265 pp., chapter head illus. Herd 632-" A collection of essays published in various periodicals during the past quarter of a century." Six-Guns 543-"Minor mention of certain outlaws and the Johnson County War." 
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9 Davis, Edwin A. FALLEN GUIDON. The Forgotten Saga of Gen. Jo Shelby's Confederate Command...
Santa Fe Stagecoach Press 1962 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j. (clipped), 174 pp., illus. Limited. ed. The story of Shelby's Brigade & its Expedition across Texas & down to Mexico City in 1865. Excellent book about a little known episode at the close of the Civil War. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Deshields, James T. BORDER WARS OF TEXAS.
Tioga The Herald Co. 1912 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Ex-library & rebound in some odd green cloth, 400 pp., illus. One of the fundamental books on Texas Indian fighting w/numerous accounts obtained from participants. An encyclopedia of Indian atrocity stories as revealed directly by pioneers & 19th Centuty newspapers. Contents in very nice condition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Dobie, J. Frank THE FLAVOR OF TEXAS.
Austin Jenkins 1975 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 167 pp., index. One of Dobie's best books. Originally printed in a limited edition for the Texas Centennial in 1936. Contains his favorite episodes and characters from Texas history--Big Foot Wallace, the drawing of the black beans, Rachel Plummer's captivity, etc. Excellent copy. 
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12 Dobie, J. Frank THE VOICE OF THE COYOTE.
London Hammond, Hammond & Co. 1950 1st. British Ed. Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j. (clippped, worn), 386 pp., many illus., notes. Dobie spent 30 years collecting information for this book. He not only gives the history of the coyote, but also writes about how it exists in human imagination. Last 50 pp. are Tales of Don Coyote. Herd #703. 
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13 Dunn, J.B. (Red) John. PERILOUS TRAILS OF TEXAS.
Dallas Southwest Press 1932 1st. Cloth Fine Mylar 
Mylar, cloth, 163 pp., frontis, plates. No d.j. RARE biography of a Texas Ranger, trail driver, and Corpus Christi pioneer. Original lime green cloth with red lettering has uneven coloring as normal with this book. Much on lawlessness on the Mexican border. Guns #650. Very nice copy. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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14 Elkins, Capt. John M. INDIAN FIGHTING ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER.
Amarillo Russell & Cockrell 1929 1st. Revised Ed. Pict. Wrs. Very Good Mylar 
Decorated gray paper covers, 96 pp., portraits. Originally pub. in 1908, the first is very rare. This edition was written by Frank McCarty, who substantially rewrote the text and added additional chapters. Elkins, a Texas Ranger & first sheriff of Coleman Cty., recounts his ranger days on the Northwest Texas frontier in 1860-80. First-hand description of the recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker. Tate, Indians of Texas: 2366. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Evans, Lon. THE PURPLE LAWMAN. From Horned Toad to High Sheriff. The Story of Lon Evans.
Fort Worth The Summit Group 1990 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 183 pp., photos. Stamped inscription & signature of Evans on fly, gift inscription on endpaper. Autobiography of Lon Evans who served as Sheriff of Tarrant County, Tx., for 24 years. Evans was an All-Southwest Conference football player at TCU, was installed in the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, and was one of the best known professional football officials before becoming Sheriff. 
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16 Friend, Llerena B., Ed. & Introd. By. M. K. KELLOGG'S TEXAS JOURNAL 1872.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1967 1st. Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j., 183 pp., 15 illus., 3 maps, index. Kellogg's notes about his experiences of a mining attempt in the Wichita area with the Texas Land and Copper Association 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Gooch-Iglehart, Fanny Chambers. THE BOY CAPTIVE OF THE TEXAS MIER EXPEDITION.
San Antonio J.R.Wood Printing 1909 1st. Cloth & Dec. Boards Very Good None 
Red cloth with paper covering both covers, front panel illustrated w/black lettering, 331 pp., color frontis, many illus., glossary. Spine ends tender & edges worn through in places, but overall a very nice tight copy of a book normally found in execrable condition. Very scarce. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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18 Halsell, H.H. COWBOYS AND CATTLELAND.
Nashville Parthenon Press 1937 1st. Dec. Cloth Fine No D.j. Issued 
Blue cloth w/white lettering & gilt decoration, 276 pp., frontis. His family lived in Wise County and the author describes his life as a cowboy, and the lives and times of other Texas cattleman from 1865 to 1907. Indian raids, trail drives, etc. Herd #978. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Hayes, Charles W. GALVESTON. History of the Island and the City.
Austin Jenkins Garret Press 1974 1st. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
2 vols. (spines darkened), slipcase (top front edge cracked 4 "), 1044 pp., index. Some minor marks in the text & a few marks on the top & front edges of the page block. Basic Tx. Bks #88-one of the most comprehensive histories of any area of Texas, written & set in type in the 1870's but never published. Author had access to documents now lost, as well as to early settlers & pioneers of Galveston Island. Includes 173 pp. of biographies including Gail Borden, X.B. DeBray, Francis R. Lubbock, Sidney Sherman, Samel May Williams, etc. Printed in original condition from the only set of page proofs pulled with accompanying errors. Overall a very nice copy. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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20 Hertzog, Carl. THE MISSION NUESTRA SENORA DE GUADALUPE DEL PASO.
El Paso UTEP 1981 1st. Paper Fine None 
Brown covers, 7 pages with 3 illustrations of the church. Historical keepsake prepared at UTEP for the Four Centuries '81 celebration in El Paso celebrating 322 years of continuous service by the mission, the oldest structure at El Paso del Norte. Contains the document authorizing the building of the mission in 1659; an explanation of the project by Carl Hertzog, who designed & supervised it; & a color reproduction of an illustration of the mission by Augustus de Vaudricourt in 1857. Limited edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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