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CAT 202

CAT 202

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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 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 Burton, Art. BLACK, BUCKSKIN, AND BLUE. African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier.
Austin Eakin Press 1999 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 286 pp., photos, index. An in-depth look at African Americans who were scouts and soldiers on the western frontier. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Burton, Jeff. DYNAMITE AND SIX-SHOOTER.
Santa Fe Palomino Press 1970 1st. Stiff Wrs. Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff paper covers, 221 pp., photos. Laid in card w/author signature. Story of Tom Ketchum, outlaw in Texas, N.Mexico, & Arizona who was hung in 1901 after a two year career of banditry. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Burton, Jeff. DYNAMITE AND SIX-SHOOTER.
Santa Fe Palomino Press 1970 1st. Stiff Wrs. Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Stiff paper covers (soiled), 221 pp., photos. Laid in corrections slip. SIGNED. Story of Tom Ketchum, outlaw in Texas, N.Mexico, & Arizona who was hung in 1901 after a two year career of banditry. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 Burton, Jeff. DYNAMITE AND SIX-SHOOTER.
Santa Fe Palomino Press 1970 1st. Cloth Fine No D.j. Issued 
Brown cloth, 221 pp., photos. SIGNED. Story of Tom Ketchum, outlaw in Texas, N.Mexico, & Arizona who was hung in 1901 after a two year career of banditry. Very unusual to find in cloth. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13 Carleton, Don. WHO SHOT THE BEAR? J. Evetts Haley & the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center.
Austin Wind River Press 1984 1st. Cloth & Dec. Boards Fine Good 
Red cloth spine w/patterned paper boards, plain white d.j. (torn), 31 pp., frontis., photos. Designed and SIGNED by David Holman. #232 of 295c. The story of Haley's part in the founding of the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center featuring excerpts from some previously unpublished letters from the private libraries of Haley, Dobie, Lomax, Webb, etc. Fine copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 Cates, Cliff D. PIONEER HISTORY OF WISE COUNTY.
St. Louis Nixon-Jones Prtg. Co. 1907 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Green cloth w/gilt letterin, 471 pp., photos. Spine ends very worn, one corner worn through & others bumped, inside front hinge cracked about one inch. Former owner name on fly dated 1908. Subtitled From Red Men to Railroads---Twenty Years of Intrepid History. Contents very nice. Very scarce to rare first edition 
Price: 200.00 USD
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15 Cates, Cliff D. PIONEER HISTORY OF WISE COUNTY.
Decatur Wise Cty. Hist. Comm. 1971 Cloth Fine Mylar 
Mylar cover, 471 pp., photos. First reprint of the very scarce 1907 history of North Texas county. Fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Chaput, Don. VIRGIL EARP. Western Peace Officer.
Encampment Affiliated Writers 1994 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 255 pp., photos, illus., index. SIGNED. First biography of Virgil Earp, the older brother of Wyatt Earp, who was the chief law enforcement officer in Tombstone with Wyatt as his deputy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Dallas COC CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY. San Jacinto Street to Fitzhugh Avenue.
Dallas Dallas Chamber of Commerce 1949 1st. Bds. Fine No D.j. Issued 
Boards, about 15 pp., Dallas Metropolitan Area map, several illus. Dedication Booklet August 19, 1949. A piece of modern Dallas history. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 DeArment, Robert K. GEORGE SCARBOROUGH.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1992 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 322 pp., frontis, illus., maps, index. The first biography of Scarborough, a lawman who probably killed over forty men in his career including John Selman who killed John Wesley Hardin. He was tried for murder three times but acquitted each time. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Dobie, J. Frank UP THE TRAIL FROM TEXAS.
N. Y. Random House 1955 1st. Cloth Good No D.j. Issued 
Red decorated cloth (spots on front & back), 182 pp., illus. by John C. Wonsetler, index. #60 of the Landmark series. contents in very nice condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Dobie, J. Frank, Ed. MAN, BIRD AND BEAST
Austin Texas Folklore Soc. 1930 1st. Stiff Paper Covers Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Stiff paper (spine faded), Ike Moore bookplate,185 pp., index. Texas Folklore Society Volume VIII. Early Texas folklore--Ranch Remedios, Legends of Wichita County, Jesse Holmes-the "Fool-Killer", more. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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