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1 49TH ARMORED DIVISION 1962.
Baton Rouge Army & Navy Pub. Co. 1962 1st. Embossed Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Yellow cloth embossed with blue lettering and red, blue & yellow decoration, about 250 pp., many photos of activities and photos of the personnel. Devoted to the period when the 49th was called to active duty at Fort Polk, La. during the Cuban missile crisis. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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JOURNALS OF THE CONVENTION. Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4th, 1845 for the Purpose of Framing a Constitution...
2 JOURNALS OF THE CONVENTION. Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4th, 1845 for the Purpose of Framing a Constitution...
Austin Shoal Creek 1974 Cloth Fine 
378 pp., e.p. map. No d.j. issued. A facsimile reproduction of the 1845 edition with a preface by Mary Bell Hart. Original was limited to 500c, & is now rare. Excellent preface. SEE BTB #69-only reprint of this journal. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Acheson, Sam. JOE BAILEY: THE LAST DEMOCRAT.
N. Y. Macmillan 1932 1st. Cloth Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (spine faded, edges worn, small pieces missing top spine & front corner), 420 pp., frontis., biblio., index. Excellent biography of Texas Democrat Senator who had a prominent part in the legislation & controversies about McKinley, Spanish American War, Roosevelt, & Woodrow Wilson's presidential run. Ike Moore bookplate. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Alexander, Bob JOHN H. BEHAN, SACRIFICED SHERIFF
Silver City High-Lonesome Books 2002 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 310 pp., photos, notes, index. Introd. by Paula Mitchell Marks. Ltd. 500c. SIGNED. Behan was a true frontiersman of early Arizona Territory. Best known for conflict with Wyatt Earp, he was a 40 year lawman & public servant who never killed anyone. He was a Civil War volunteer, twice a State Legislator, & Yuma Prison Superintendent. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Alexander, Bob RAWHIDE RANGER, IRA ATEN.
Denton U. Of N. Tx. 2011 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 452 pp., 100 remarkable photos, hundreds of endnotes, index. SIGNED. A comprehensive biography of a legendary Texas Ranger who also served as Sheriff of two Texas counties, spent 10 years on the XIT clearing off cattle thieves, and was active in transforming the Imperial Valley of California into an agricultural oasis. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Allhands, J.L. GRINGO BUILDERS.
Iowa City Clio Press 1931 1st. Dec. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Dark blue cloth w/gilt lettering, 283 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. 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. Fine copy except slight discoloration at top of spine & minor wrinkles of cloth. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Antone, Evan Haywood. WILLIAM FARAH. Industrialist.
El Paso Carl Hertzog 1969 1st. Cloth & Bds, Fine No D.j. Issued 
Gold spine, gray cloth, 35 pp., photos, family tree. Ltd. to 1200c. Design & typography & SIGNED by Hertzog. Lowman #237. Excellent example of Hertzog's commercial printing. Short biography of Farah, President of Farah Manufacturing of El Paso. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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8 Ashley, Carlos. THAT SPOTTED SOW & Other Hill Country Ballads.
Austin Steck Co. 1949 Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j., 63 pp., illus. by H.D. Bugbee. Foreword by Dr. Rebecca W. Smith. A collection of Ashley's best known & best loved poems, with a number of new ballads. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Baillio, F. B. A HISTORY OF THE TEXAS PRESS ASSOCIATION. From it Organization in Houston in 1880 to Its Annual Convention in San Antonio in 1913....
Dallas Southwestern Printing Co. 1916 1st. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Cloth w/gilt lettering, 403 pp., frontis, rosters. Also contains A History of the Early Newspapers of Texas by Judge A.B. Norton. Nice copy. Some spotting on back cover; Ike Moore bookplate. Very scarce. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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10 Banks, C. Stanley & Pat Ireland Nixon. LAUREL HEIGHTS METHODIST CHURCH 1901-1949.
Austin Laurel Heights (Steck) 1949 1st. Cloth Very Good Good 
D.j. (tattered), 119 pp., photos, index. Title page design by Carl Hertzog. Short history of early Methodism in San Antonio. History of the church. Contents fine & book near fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Bennett, Vernon E. THE BENNETTS OF TEXAS.
Galveston Author 1979 1st. Stapled Paper Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Paper covers, staples, taped spine, 86 pp. plus 8 pp. A homegrown publication with very poor reprints of photos and illus. Quite a few illus. but very poorly reproduced. Ltd. to 140c. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Blessington, Jos. P. THE CAMPAIGNS OF WALKER'S TEXAS DIVISION, BY A PRIVATE SOLDIER.
N.Y. & Wash. Priv. Pub. 1875 1st. Leather Spine & Corners Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Rebound w/green leather apine & corners, new endpapers, 314 pp. Overall a nice copy of a rare Texas Civil War narrative. This is the only complete history of the largest single unit of Texas troops in the Civil War, the only division in the Confederate army composed of troops from a single state. The unit served primarily in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and was the backbone of the Confederate forces in the Trans-Mississippi West. Basic Tx. Bks. #17; Howes B-533. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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13 Blessington, Jos. P. THE CAMPAIGNS OF WALKER'S TEXAS DIVISION, BY A PRIVATE SOLDIER.
N.Y. & Wash. Priv. Pub. 1875 1st. Cloth Very Good Mylar 
Embossed brown cloth, 314 pp. Very nice copy of a rare Texas Civil War narrative. This is the only complete history of the largest single unit of Texas troops in the Civil War, the only division in the Confederate army composed of troops from a single state. The unit served primarily in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and was the backbone of the Confederate forces in the Trans-Mississippi West. Bookplate, 2971 stamped on fly. Basic Tx. Bks. #17; Howes B-533. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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14 Boessenecker, John. BANDIDO. The Life and Times of Tiburcio Vasquez.
Norman U. Of Ok. 2010 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 471 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. The first thoroughly documented study of one of California's most notorious outlaws whose life had been shrouded in myth and speculation. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Boessenecker, John. WHEN LAW WAS IN THE HOLSTER. The Frontier Life of Bob Paul.
Norman U. Of Ok. 2012 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 484 pp., maps, illus., index. SIGNED by author. Paul (1830-1901) was one of the great lawmen of the West and cast a giant shadow over the frontiers of Arizona Territory & California for fity years. Today he is remembered mainly for his friendship with Wyatt Earp and his involvement in the events surrounding the 1881 gunfight near the OK Corral. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Bones, Jim, Jr. Photographs & Text By. TEXAS WEST OF THE PECOS.
Coll. Sta. Texas A & M 1981 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., color frontis, introd. to pp. 39, color plates pp. 41-136. Beautiful photographs of West Texas and the Rio Grande canyons. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Bourke, John G. ON THE BORDER WITH CROOK.
N.Y. Charles Scribner's Sons 1891 1st. Cloth Very Good Mylar 
Maroon cloth w/silver lettering & decoration, mylar, 491 pp., illus. Gift inscription dated 1891 on fly. One of the most acclaimed works on the Indian wars by an officer & ethnologist on Crook's staff. Dobie-"A truly great book, on both the Apaches and the Arizona frontier." Dobie, p. 32; Rader 426; Jennewein 61. Excellent copy 
Price: 500.00 USD
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18 Boyer, Glenn G., Collected & Ed. By. I MARRIED WYATT EARP. The Recollections of Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp.
Tucson U. Of Az. Press 1997 0-8165-0484-9 / 9780816504848 1st. Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j., 277 pp., photos, index. Biography of the wife of Wyatt Earp based on two of her memoirs & the author's 30 yrs. of research. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 Brady, Paul L. THE BLACK BADGE. Deputy U. S. Marshal Bass Reeves from Slave to Heroic Lawman.
L.A. Milligan Books 2005 1st. Hard Cover Fine Fine 
D.j., 242 pp., biblio., photo section, refernces. Bass Reeves was born in Texas. Unable to read or write he became a U. S. Marshal in Indian Territory dealing with some of the worst outlaws and reporting to Judge Isaac Parker in Fort Smith. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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20 Browning, James A. & Janice B. McCravy. A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HUNTER'S FRONTIER TIMES.
Austin Eakin Press 2000 1st. Stiff Dec. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff paper covers, 218 pp. Essential guide to Frontier Times published between Oct. 1923 and Oct. 1954. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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