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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 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 Dobie, J. Frank. THE WRITER AND HIS REGION.
Dallas University Press 1950 Wrs. Very Good No Jacket 
Light green paper covers, 7 pp. Reprinted from Southwest Review (Spring 1950). From an address given to the Texas Institute of Letters in Dallas in 1949. Dobie cites Matthew Arnold, Robert Frost and D.H. Lawrence to show how regionalism is rooted in authenticity & beyond some intellectual definition. SIGNED by Dobie 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 Dufour, Charles L. GENTLE TIGER. The Gallant Life of Roberdeau Wheat.
Baton Rouge LSU Press 1957 1st. Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (worn), 232 pp., photos, illus., index. Some browning of endpapers & owner seal on title. Wheat commanded the famous "Louisiana Tigers" who fought in some of the War's bloodiest battles. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Elrod Engineering Co. SNYDER, SCURRY COUNTY. Presenting Advantages for the Location of Texas Technological College.
Snyder Scurry Cty. COC 1923 1st. Faux Leather Good No D.j. Issued 
Brown soft suede-like covers w/gilt lettering, ex-library w/white numbers on front, contents loose from the binding, 56 pp., maps, charts, photos. A unique piece of Texana. Prepared to gain location of Texas Tech in Snyder. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Flynn, Shirley E. LET'S GO! LET'S SHOW! LET'S RODEO. Vol. I. The History of Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Cheyenne Wigwam Pub. Co. 1996 1st. Fine Very Good 
D.j., 249 pp., many photos, index. Primarily a history of Cheyenne Frontier Days. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Freeman - Doty Associates. WESLEY BRETHREN CHURCH. HISTORIC STRUCTURES REPORT.
Freeman - Doty Assoc. 1980 1st. Stiff Paper Covers Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff paper covers, 134 pp., color frontis of church interior, photos, maps, architectural studies. Historical & architectural study of the congregation and the historic (1866) building for the Czech Brethren in Texas. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Gatto, Steve. WYATT EARP. A Biography of a Western Lawman.
Tucson San Simon Pub. Co. 1997 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 256 pp., introd.photos, index. SIGNED. #2 of 200c. A biography that documents Wyatt Earp's life on the frontier with contemporary newspaper accounts, court records, and other contemporary sources. The author gives credit to four people on the Acknowledgment page, authors Neil Carmony, Ben T. Traywick, David Johnson, & bookseller Bob Pugh---SIGNED by all of them. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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19 Gratteri, Len; Rod Cook; James Williams. WILLIAM SHEROD ROBINSON ALIAS BEN WHEELER: With a Revelaing Look at Henry Brown and the Little Known History of the Medicine Lodge Bank Robbery.
Waco Nortex 2010 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 277 pp., many illus., index. SIGNED by all three authors. The story of Ben Wheeler & Henry Brown & the Medicine Lodge bank robbery. Praised by author Bill O'Neal as a significant contribution to the western outlaw-lawman field, the best account of the Medicine Lodge bank robbery. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Graves, Mrs. Howard, Compiled By. HISTORY OF BANDERA COUNTY SCHOOLS FOR OVER A CENTURY.
Bandera Bandera County Historical Survey 1973 1st. Flexible Wrs. Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Stiff brown flexible covers, 114 pp., photos, index. INSCRIBED by Graves. A history of the Bandera County schools with numerous photos of early teachers, students & others. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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