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CAT 197

CAT 197

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1 LIBERTY OIL FIELD PHOTO.
1st. Fine 
Sepia colored photo of a drilling crew in front of several derricks, storage tanks, & smoke stacks. On the left of the photo appear to be a number of animal carcasses on a tree. Nice clear photo mounted on a stiff board, 11" x 15", and brown matts around it. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 MEMORIAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF McLENNAN, FALLS, BELL AND CORYELL COUNTIES. ..
Chicago Lewis Publishing Co. 1893 1st. Leather Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Black leather spine, embossed leather covered boards, 999 pp., many ports., index. History of Texas and each of the four counties to pp. 392 with the remainder being biographical sketches of many of the pioneers and prominent people. Original spine replaced, new marbled endpapers, and the title page & first 10 pages are copies. All edges gilt except the copies. A very nice copy of an early and rare "mug" book on the history of these four Central Texas counties. Extra postage is required as it weighs almost 10 pounds. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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3 VISIT TO TEXAS Being the Journal of a Traveler Through Those Parts Most Interesting to American Settlers, with Descriptions of the Scenery &C. &C.
Austin Steck Co. 1952 Cloth Fine Slipcase 
Cloth, boxed, 264 pp. plus Meteorological Journal, fold out map. Facs. reprod. of 1834 first edition. Basic Tx. Bks #209(b)-one of the most important accounts of Texas during a critical period. Presents a vivid picture of the country and its resources. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 (Southwest Review) SOUTHWEST REVIEW Summer 1929
Dallas SMU 1929 1st. Paper Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Vol. XIV, No.4- pp. 382-500. Samuel Geiser-Naturalists of the Frontier III Gustaf Wilhelm Belfrage; Mody Boatright-The Genius of Pecos Bill; Gamaliel Bradford-Mademoiselle de Lespinasse; & more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Albaugh, William A., III A PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLEMENT OF CONFEDERATE SWORDS (With Addendum).
Orange, Va. Moss Publications 1979 1st. Cloth Near Fine Very Good 
D.j. (missing some pieces on top & bottom edges), 205 pp. plus 54 pp. addendum, many photos. First published in 1963, this addition is augmented with the addendum & photos of new specimens. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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6 Alessio Robles, Vito. COAHUILA Y TEXAS. Desde la Consumacion de la Independencia hasta el Tratado de Paz de Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Mexico 1945 1st. Paper Covered Boards Very Good Onionskin 
Cream colored stiff paper covers, onionskin d.j. (chipped), 2 volumes, 542 + 540 pp., maps, illus., index. Basic Tx. Books #1- History of Texas as a Spanish province & state from the Mexican viewpoint. A major work which has never been translated from the Spanish. Announcement of the publication laid in. Excellent study of Northeast Mexico. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7 Allhands, J.L. GRINGO BUILDERS.
Iowa City Clio Press 1931 1st. Dec. Cloth Fine No D.j. Issued 
Dark blue cloth w/gilt lettering, 283 pp., photos, index. INSCRIBED. His first book, long out of print, about the opening of the lower Rio Grande Valley and the building of the Brownsville Railroad. Information on the huge ranches, first passenger trains in the Valley, Bay City, Uriah Lott and more. . 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Anonymous AN ABSTRACT OF THE ORIGINAL TITLES OF RECORD IN THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.
Austin Pemberton 1964 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth & Marbled Bds. Fine No D.j. Issued 
Cloth spine & corners, marbled boards w/paper label on spine, 182 pp. Facsimile reprod. of 1838 ed. Basic Tx. Bks#204(J)- one of the essential research tools on Texas lands & their settlement. Comprises a listing of all persons granted title to land in Texas, with date of grant, location, amount of land, & other details. Introd. by Mary Lewis Ulmer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Anonymous AN ABSTRACT OF THE ORIGINAL TITLES OF RECORD IN THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.
Austin Pemberton 1964 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth & Marbled Bds. Near Fine 
Cloth spine & corners, marbled boards w/paper label on spine, 182 pp. Facsimile reprod. of 1838 ed. Basic Tx. Bks#204(J)- one of the essential research tools on Texas lands & their settlement. Comprises a listing of all persons granted title to land in Texas, with date of grant, location, amount of land, & other details. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Anonymous AN ABSTRACT OF THE ORIGINAL TITLES OF RECORD IN THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.
Austin Pemberton 1964 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth & Marbled Bds. Fine No D.j. Issued 
Cloth spine & corners, marbled boards w/paper label on spine, 182 pp. Facsimile reprod. of 1838 ed. Basic Tx. Bks#204(J)- one of the essential research tools on Texas lands & their settlement. Comprises a listing of all persons granted title to land in Texas, with date of grant, location, amount of land, & other details. Introd. by Mary Lewis Ulmer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Aydelotte, Frank. THE LITERATURE OF THE RANGE CATTLE INDUSTRY.
Kansas City Westerners 1970 1st. Paper Covered Boards Fine No Jacket 
Paper covers, 19 pp. Vol. XV, No. 4, Decemer 1970, issue of The Trail Guide published by the Kansas City Posse of The Westerners. A critical survey of the range cattle industry literature with emphasis on the cattleman, finances & management. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Balliew, Deborah Lynn. COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS, 1938-1988.
Coll. Sta. Intaglio Press 1987 1st. Stiff Paper Covers Fine None 
Stiff pictorial paper covers, 112 pp., photos, index. A history of the city with many early photos from pp. 66 to pp. 100. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Bates, Col. William B. MONROE D. ANDERSON: His Life and Legacy.
Houston Tx. Gulf Coast Hist. Assoc. 1957 1st. Paper Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Texas Gulf Coast Historical Assoc. Publications, Vol. 1, No. 1, February, 1957. Paper covers, 18 pp. A short biographical essay on the life of Anderson who formed the M.D. Anderson Foundation which ultimately helped establish the M.D. Anderson cancer facility in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Bernardo & Mentz. PILGRIMAGE TO THE PAST. History of Bernardo and Mentz, Colorado County.
1982 1st. Paper Fine None 
Paper covers w/tape spine, 38 pp., map, photos. German settlers began to arrive in the 1830's and the community of Bernardo was begun about 1845. St. Roch Parish in Mentz was established in 1858, now they have combined into the Mentz-Bernardo Community. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Bettersworth, John K., Ed. By. ZEPHYR YESTERDAY AND TODAY with 120 Genealogies of Zephyr's Pioneer Families.
Brownwood Banner Prtg. Co. 1980 1st. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Paper covers, 264 pp., photos, illus., index. History of the town of Zephyr in Brown County---the Vann family, early business, railroad, 1909 cyclone, prohibition, etc. Lots of genealogy 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Blake, Vernon GOLIAD
Goliad Goliad Printing Co. 1938 1st. Paper Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Stiff paper cover w/color illus of Flag of Goliad and Velasco on front., 48 pp., photos. Brief history of the Goliad massacre and the Goliad area. Repaired tear to rear cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Bowdle, Mrs. Lowell & Mrs. Mason Lemons, Ed. BOOKER TEXAS. DIMENSIONS OF PROGRESS 1919-1969
Booker Booker Booster Club 1969 1st. Dec. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Decorated black cloth (faded as are all copies I have seen), 320 pp., many photos, endpaper map. History of the town & area---Ochiltree county in the Panhandle---and family histories pp.74-249. SIGNED by the authors. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Brett, Bill. WELL, HE WANTED TO KNOW AND I KNEW SO I TOLD HIM
Lincoln Bluestem Press 1972 1st. Paper Fine No Jacket 
Stiff paper cover, 39 pp., illus. East Texas Cowboys, farmers, and hunters by a fine folklore writer. Sketch of Brett as frontis SIGNED by Brett. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Britton, Helen; Betty Wilke Hudman; & Evelyn M. King, Comp. By. ONE HUNDRED HEAD CUT OUT OF JEFF DYKE'S HERD. Catalog of an Exhibition.
Coll.Sta. Tx. A&M 1972 1st. Paper Covered Boards Fine 
Illus. paper covers, 36 pp., illus. Limited.800c. A bibliographic list of 100 important books & pamphlets in his Range Livestock Collection at Tx. A&M Univ. Library -- 50 from Merrill's Aristocrats and 50 Dobie Rarities. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Bruce, Robert. THE FIGHTING NORTHS AND PAWNEE SCOUTS.
Lincoln Nebraska Hist. Soc. 1932 1st. Pict. Wrs. Fine No Jacket 
Stiff pictorial paper covers, 72 pp., photos, maps. The extraordinary careers of Frank & Luther North who organized & commanded the Pawnee Scouts Bn. Based on correspondence with L. North 1929-1932. 1863-1877 - Powder River Expedition, Plum Creek, Massacre Canon, Dull Knife Fight. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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