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CAT 199

CAT 199

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El Paso Carl Hertzog 1942 1st. Cloth Very Good+ Very Good 
D.j. (top edge chipped, Bandelier in ink on spine), xv + 33 pp., facsimile of one letter. Frontis of Bandelier by Tom Lea. Introd. by Paul Radin. #168 of 295c. One of Holman's HERTZOG DOZEN described as "One of Hertzog's choice creations...". Lowman #17. One of the rarest Hertzog publications. 2" marked out name (?) on front pastedown & a date, another markout on pp. 27 about 2" long next to gutter. Overall very nice. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Casdorph, Paul D. PRINCE JOHN MAGRUDER. His Life and Campaigns.
N.Y. John Wiley & Sons 1996 1st. Edition Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 386 pp., photos, index. First full-length biography of Magruder who served in the Mexican War, commanded at the Battle of Galveston in 1863, and served on the frontier of Texas before the Civil War. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Norman U. Ok. 1971 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 154 pp., photos, index. Biography of Chief Bowles & history of the Texas Cherokees. Bowles was chief of the Chickamauga Cherokees who were moved from Tennessee to Missouri to Arkansas to Texas where they made their last stand in 1839.Tate #1103-the best written account of the Cherokees in Texas. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Dale, Edward Everett COW COUNTRY.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1942 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 265 pp., chapter head illus. Herd 632-" A collection of essays published in various periodicals during the past quarter of a century." Six-Guns 543-"Minor mention of certain outlaws and the Johnson County War." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Davis, Edwin A. FALLEN GUIDON. The Forgotten Saga of Gen. Jo Shelby's Confederate Command...
Santa Fe Stagecoach Press 1962 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j. (clipped), 174 pp., illus. Limited. ed. The story of Shelby's Brigade & its Expedition across Texas & down to Mexico City in 1865. Excellent book about a little known episode at the close of the Civil War. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Amarillo Russell & Cockrell 1929 1st. Revised Ed. Pict. Wrs. Very Good 
Stiff decorated paper covers, 96 pp., portraits. Extended covers very chipped on edges. Originally pub. in 1908, the first is very rare. This edition was written by Frank McCarty, who substantially rewrote the text and added additional chapters. Elkins, a Texas Ranger & first sheriff of Coleman Cty., recounts his ranger days on the Northwest Texas frontier in 1860-80. Gives his first-hand description of the recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker. Tate, Indians of Texas: 2366. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Elliot, W.J. THE SPURS
Spur The Texas Spur 1939 1st. Cloth Fine 
274 pp., 4 photos. Reese-SIX SCORE #37-While rather crudely printed and written, it give more of the flavor of the Spur Ranch than any other book. Author worked for the Spur and there are many tales of his personal experiences & those of his friends. Cattle drives, storms, pioneers, life & death on the range. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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8 Evans, Lon. THE PURPLE LAWMAN. From Horned Toad to High Sheriff. The Story of Lon Evans.
Fort Worth The Summit Group 1990 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 183 pp., photos. Stamped inscription & signature of Evans on fly. Autobiography of Lon Evans who served as sheriff of Tarrant County, Tx., for 24 years. Evans was an All-Southwest Conference football player at TCU, was installed in the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, and was one of the best known professional football officials before becoming sheriff. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Friend, Llerena B., Ed. & Introd. By. M. K. KELLOGG'S TEXAS JOURNAL 1872.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1967 1st. Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j., 183 pp., 15 illus., 3 maps, index. Kellogg's notes about his experiences of a mining attempt in the Wichita area with the Texas Land and Copper Association 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Gulick, Charles A., Jr.; Winnie Allen; & Harriet Smither, Ed. By. THE PAPERS OF MIRABEAU BONAPARTE LAMAR.
Austin Von Boedkmann-Jones 1925 1st. Paper Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Volumes III, IV (Parts I & II), V, & VI. Vol.III--600 pp., spine missing pieces top & bottom; Vol. IV--Part 1, 300 pp. & Part II, 241 pp.; Vol. V--515 pp.; Vol. VI--543 pp., index, last 14 pp. bottom front 1/2" corners bent, otherwise fine. Edited from the original papers in the Texas State Library. A full set of the 6 volumes of the set is very scarce. BASIC TX. BKS #118-..."one of the most valuable collections of historical data on Texas ever published." 
Price: 300.00 USD
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11 Humphrey, William. FARTHER OFF FROM HEAVEN.
N. Y. Alfred A. Knopf 1977 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 244 pp. The haunting recreation of the author's re-creation of his early years in the cotton country of east Texas and the death of his father in a car accident in 1937 at Clarksville, Tx. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Austin Jenkins Pub. 1986 1st. Cloth Fine No Jacket 
Beautifully bound in burgumdy simulated leather, 329 pp., photos, index. No d.j. issued. SIGNED. Forword by John Jenkins. Colonization, settlers life, Texas Revolution, etc. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13 Marcus, Stanley. THE BOOK CLUB OF TEXAS.
Dallas DeGolyer Library 1989 1st. Cloth/marbled Bds. Fine No Jacket 
Cloth spine & marbled bds., (18) pp. Ltd. to 100copies specially bound & signed by Stanley Marcus. Designed & printed by W. Thomas Taylor. DeGolyer Keepsake #3. Story of the beginnings of the original Book Club of Texas with short descriptions & illus. of the title pages of the seven titles published. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Spence, Vernon Gladden. JUDGE LEGGETT OF ABILENE. A Texas Frontier Profile.
Coll.Sta. Texas A & M 1977 1st. Hard Cover As New As New 
D.j., 264 pp., illus., index. Biography of West Texas lawyer who helped found Hardin-Simmons University, judge, farmer and rancher. As new still in shrinkwrap. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Stambaugh, J. Lee & Lillian J.. A HISTORY OF COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS.
Austin TSHA 1958 1st. Cloth Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (browned w/tape repairs top & bottom edges), 303 pp., endpaper maps, illus., index. Bookplate on fly, gift inscription. Book is in very nice condition. One of the best written county histories. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Weyand, Leonie Rummel & Houston Wade. AN EARLY HISTORY OF FAYETTE COUNTY.
LaGrange LaGrange Journal 1936 1st. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Original cloth (spine faded, top edge worn), 383 pp., photos, index. Free endpapers browned. One of early histories of a Texas county--much on the Texas revolution & the Republic. INSCRIBED by Wade to Clarence R. Wharton & has Wharton's bookplate inside front cover. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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17 Wilbarger, John W. INDIAN DEPREDATIONS IN TEXAS. Reliable Accounts of Battles, Wars, Adventures, Forays, Murders, Massacres, Etc., Etc., Together with Biographical Sketches of Many of the Most Noted Indian Fithers and Frontiersmen of Texas.
Austin Hutchings Printing 1890 2nd Leather Very Good Mylar 
Full brown leather, 672 pp., index, illus. by Owens Engraving Co. Basic Tx Bks #218(A)-the most thorough compilation of accounts of Indian warfare in Texas in the 19th Century. A unique pioneer chronicle of Texas. Second edition, professionally rebound in full leather w/new endpapers, some spotting on outer edge of page block, minor stain on last 30 pp., otherwise a very nice tight copy. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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