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CAT 199

CAT 199

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1 Adams, Ramon F. COWBOY LINGO.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1936 1st. Cloth Very Good None 
Brown cloth, no d.j., 257 pp., illus., index. Name on endpapers. Six-Score 3: "An interesting work dealing with the slang of the cowboy." Herd 13; Six Guns 8; Dobie p. 95-"A dictionary of cowboy words, figures of speech, picturesque phraseology, slang, etc., with explanations of many factors peculiar to range life." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Bandelier, Adolphe F. THE UNPUBLISHED LETTERS OF ADOLPHE F. BANDELIER.
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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3 Barron, H.B. THE LONE STAR DEFENDERS. A Chronicle of the Third Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade.
Waco W.M. Morrison 1964 Cloth Fine 
Green cloth, gilt lettering, 276 pp., photos. Ltd. 400c. Facsimile reproduction of the rare Neale Pub. Co. first edition of 1908. Book review laid inside front cover. The Third Texas Cavalry was very active in the Western Campaign. Nevins, Vol. 1, pp. 54-this narrative is a standard source for Texas in the Civil War. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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4 Bearss, Edwin C. & Willie H. Tunnard. A SOUTHERN RECORD. The Story of the 3rd Louisiana Infantry, C.S.A.
Dayton Morningside 1970 Near Fine Very Good 
D.j. (some soil, small piece missing on spine), 581 pp., notes, roster of members, index. Review copy of this facsimile reprint of the original 1866 publication which is edited by Bearrs with an added almost 200 pp. of notes, roster of 2200 names & service records of members. Served under Gen. Ben McCulloch at Wilson's Creek & Pea Ridge, then later at Corinth, Iuka & Vicksburg. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Bechdolt, Frederick R. WHEN THE WEST WAS YOUNG.
N. Y. The Century Col. 1922 1st. Cloth Very Good Mylar 
Red cloth, mylar, 309 pp. Classic Tombstone outlaw/lawman book. Somewhat fictionalized stories about the Old West & particularly Tombstone. Six=Guns #180; Herd #231. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Benner, J.A. LONE STAR REBEL
Winston-Salem John F. Blair 1971 1st. Cloth Near Fine Fine 
D.j., 232 pp., woodcuts by R.B. Dance on endpapers & in book. Historical fiction about Sul Ross' Sixth Texas Cavalry Brigade by the author of the biography of Lawrence Sullivan Ross. Fine copy except for small (1/4") black stain on edge of page block. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Bergeron Jr., Arthur W. GUIDE TO LOUISIANA CONFEDERATE MILITARY UNITS 1861-1865.
Baton Rouge LSU Press 1989 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 229 pp., extensive index. Examines 111 artillery, cavalry & infantry units furnished by Louisiana to Confederate armies. Short history of each unit. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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REMINISCENCES OF THE TERRY RANGERS., Blackburn, J.K.P.
8 Blackburn, J.K.P. REMINISCENCES OF THE TERRY RANGERS.
Austin Ranger Press 1979 Stiff Wrs. Fine 
Stiff paper covers, 76 pp., index. Fine reprint of first separate printing in 1919. Blackburn joined the unit in 1861 & served until 1865. The Eighth Texas Cavalry was among the most famous regiments to serve in the Civil War. Embossed seal on title page corner. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Blackford, Susan L., comp. By. LETTERS FROM LEE'S ARMY.
N.Y. Chas. Scribner's Sons 1947 1st. Very Good Very Good 
312 pp., index. D.j. worn, repaired tears; bookplate. Subtitled "Memoirs of Life In & Out of the Army in Virginia During the War Between the States." Compoaite of original letters & the diary of Charles M. Blackford who was an officer in the 2nd Virginia Cavalry for two years and later Judge Advocate of Longstreet's Corps. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Bonds, Russell S. WAR LIKE THE THUNDERBOLT. The Battle & Burning of Atlanta.
Yardley Westholme 2009 1st. Fine Fine 
D.j., 522 pp., photos, maps, index. Well researched & well written new look at the campaign & the battle of Atlanta. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Brown, D. Alexander. GRIERSON'S RAID.
Urbana U. Of Illinois 1954 1st. Cloth Fine Mylar 
Blue decorated cloth, no d.j., 261 pp., annotated endpaper maps, illus., photos, index. Day-by-day account of the 6th & 7th Illinois Cavalry in their 600 mile ride through Mississippi to Baton Rouge in April 1863 during the Vicksburg Campaign. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 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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13 Clarke, Mary Whatley. CHIEF BOWLES AND THE TEXAS CHEROKEES.
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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14 Cockrell, Monroe F., Ed. By. THE LOST ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE OF CORINTH and THE COURT MARTIAL OF GEN. VAN DORN.
Wilmington Broadfoot 1991 Fine Fine 
D.j., 85 pp., photos, foldout map, index. Owner seal on title. Cockrell, a Confederate historian, discovered the pamphlet with this account, the only existing copy, in an old farmhouse near Corinth & published it along with his own essay on the Battle. Fine copy of the reprint. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 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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16 Daniel, Dr. F. E. RECOLLECTIONS OF A REBEL SURGEON (And Other Sketches) or In The Doctor's Sappy Days.
Austin Von Boeckmann, Schutze & Co. 1899 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Original red cloth (worn, faded top of spine, small tear on rear hinge), gilt lettering (faded on spine), star on front cover, 264 pp., illus. Errata sheet. SIGNED by Daniel. Nice tight copy with a few glitches on the cloth as described. Very scarce. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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17 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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18 Elkins, Capt. John M. INDIAN FIGHTING ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER.
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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19 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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20 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. 
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