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1 Emory, William H. REPORT ON THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICAN BOUNDARY SURVEY
Austin TSHA 1987 Cloth Fine Slipcase 
3 vols. in box matching cloth. BTB#57-one of the most significant of all government reports on western and southern Texas. Fine new reprint by the TSHA ltd. to 750c. Originally printed in 1857-59, Emory's report was perhaps the most scientific description ever made of the lands, the people, and the border country, including vast stretches of West Texas and the Big Bend. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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2 Galvin, John., Ed A RECORD OF TRAVELS IN ARIZONA AND CALIFORNIA 1775 - 1776
San Francisco John Howell Books 1967 2nd Prtg. Cloth As New Acetate 
Acetate d.j., 113 pp., several beautiful color illus. including the Grand Canyon, 2 maps (1 large foldout), index. 13" x 9". A new translation of Father Francisco Garces journals and writings on his trip through Arizona and California in 1775-76. As new in original shipping box. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Jenkins, John H. AUDUBON AND OTHER CAPERS. Confessions of a Texas Bookmaker.
Austin Pemberton Press 1976 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 120 pp., illus. SIGNED. Jenkins' account of when he started as a rare book dealer, established a publishing house, and various stories of his career, as well as several essays that he sent out as Christmas greetings. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Jordan, Gilbert J. YESTERDAY IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY.
Coll.Sta. Tx. A & M 1979 1st. Near Fine Near Fine 
171 pp., photos, index. Brown spotting on outer edge of page block, not effecting text. Reminiscences of early days in Mason County. Particularly the "pietistic, teetotaling Teutons who settled Mason County". 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Jordan, Weymouth T., Jr., Comp. By. NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS 1861-1865. A Roster. Vol. VIII-Infantry.
Raleigh Div. Of Archives & History 1981 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 566 pp., frontis., endpaper map, index. Covers the 27th through 31st Regiments. Unit histories by Louis H. Manarin. Volume 8 of a comprehensive roster of North Carolina Troops in the Civil War. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Kavanagh, Thomas W. COMANCHE POLITICAL HISTORY. An Ethnohistorical Perspective 1706-1875.
Lincoln U. Of Neb. 1996 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 586 pp., maps, plates, figures, tables, index. A primary source volume for anyone interested in the Comanches. Examines the different ways the Comanche tribes--Yamparikias, Jupes, Kotsotekas, Quahadas, Penetekas, Tenewas & Nokonis--organized & reorganized themselves in response to the changing domains of hunting, trade, warfare, etc. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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7 Mosby, Col. John S. THE MEMOIRS OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY
Bloomington Indiana Univ. Press 1959 1st. Fine Near Fine 
414 pp., frontis, index. The memoirs of one of the more colorful figures of the Civil War. He led a group of partisans or guerillas and caused great problems for the Union commanders. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Rampp, Donald A. & Lary C. THE CIVIL WAR IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
Austin Presidial Press 1975 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 210 pp., 8 battle maps, illus., index. A full treatment of the Civil War in the Indian Territory. Includes biographical sketches of primary Union & Confederate generals-Blunt, Cooper, Gano, Maxey, Opothleyahola, Phillips, Pike, Quantrill, Ross, Steele, Stand Watie. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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9 Samponaro, Frank & Paul J. Vanderwood. WAR SCARE ON THE RIO GRANDE. Robert Runyon's Photographs of the Border Conflict, 1913-1916.
Austin TSHA 1992 1st. Quarter Leather & Cloth Fine Slipcase 
Quarterbound brown leather spine & brown cloth with cloth covered slipcase. 135 pp., index, 88 duotone photos, 20 halftones. An excellent photographic work on the Mexican Revolution and the Mexican border of Texas. Ltd. 100 copies. (Copies were not numbered). Designed & printed at Wind River Press. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Spencer, John W. TERRELL'S TEXAS CAVALRY
Austin Eakin Press 1982 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 199 pp., e.p. maps, photos, index. Excellent history of the Texas Cavalry Regiments of Terrell, Likens, Buchel, & Hebert who served in Texas & fought Banks in the Louisiana Red River Campaign. The men of Terrell's 34th Tx. Cavalry Regt., Likens' 35th, Buchel's 1st (Yager's), & Hebert's 7th came from many Texas counties. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Steinfeldt, Cecilia. TEXAS FOLK ART. 150 Years of the Southwestern Tradition
Austin Texas Monthly Press 1981 1st. Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j., 302 pp., photos, index. The first formalized attempt to explore & evaluate folk art of Texas. Oblong volume, many photos, biographical comments on the artists. Originally pub. at $65 and now quite scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Thompson, Jerry D. VAQUEROS IN BLUE & GRAY
Austin State House Press 2000 Fine Fine 
illus.,bibliography,index. Story of Tejanos who participated in the Civil War. List of over 4000 names of hispanics from Texas who served in the war. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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