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1 Benner, Judith Ann SUL ROSS. Soldier, Statesman, Educator
Coll. Sta. TX. A&M 1983 1st. Cloth Very Good Good 
D.j. (slight fading missing1/2" piece top of spine) 259 pp., illus., index. The first full-scale biography of Ross who served Texas as an Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, Confederate soldier, sheriff, politician, governor, and president of Texas A&M. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Choate, Wade. SWAPPIN' CATTLE.
San Angelo Newsphoto Pub. 1990 1st. Boards Fine No Jacket 
Boards with photo, 122 pp., photos. INSCRIBED by author. Stories of cattle and the men who raise them, some in Ft. Worth at the Stockyards, some in San Angelo, New Mexico, & other locales. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Belton Dayton Kelley 1969 Stiff Paper Fine None 
Stiff paper covers, 133 pp. Short sketch-history containing an account of the early settling of Milam, Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, Hamilton, Comanche, & Brown counties. Published by historian Dayton Kelley with a signed letter laid in. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Waco Davis Bros. 1965 1st. Cloth Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (missing pieces top of spine & front corner), 22 pp., frontis. Reminiscences about Dr. Ralph Bailey in Coryell County, Tx. Appears to be inscribed by author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Dent, Jim. TWELVE MIGHTY ORPHANS. The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites Who Ruled Texas Football.
N. Y. St. Martins Press 2007 Later Prtg. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 287 pp., photos, index. The story of the Masonic Home Mighty Mites of Ft. Worth and Texas football in the 30's and 40's 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Graves, John. GOODBYE TO A RIVER.
N.Y. Knopf 1989 Later Printing Cloth Fine Near Fine 
D.j. (small chips on edges, gift inscription on fly), 306 pp., illus. Greene 50 Best Books on TX. ---"GOODBYE TO A RIVER" is a great book. A classic Texas book. A narrative of a three week trip down the Brazos River by Graves before it was dammed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Denton U. Of N. Tx. 1994 1st. Cloth Fine Near Fine 
D.j., 293 pp., 3 maps & endpaper maps, 5 line drawings, index. Greene retraces the Butterfield Trail and tells the story of the Butterfield Oveland Mail. He added newly found historical documents & changes in the landscape, as well as exploring myths & legends about the Trail. SIGNED. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Hammett, Admiral A.B.J. THE EMPRESARIO. Don Martin De Leon.
Waco Texian 1973 1st. Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j., 197 pp., photos, many illus., index. The famous De Leon family which pioneered the De Leon colony in Texas and the city of Victoria. Includes South Texas land grants and some early border history. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Hardman, Weldon B. FIRE IN A HOLE!
Gordon Thurber Hist. Assoc. 1991 3rd Prtg. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff paper w/photo of the Thurber smokestack, 137 pp. plus 12 pages of photos, plus a page of corrections. Facsimile signature on endpaper. History of Thurber, Texas, once the largest town between Ft. Worth and El Paso, and the coal mines there. Memorial edition to Hardman who died in 1982. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Hart, Katherine, Text. 19th CENTURY AUSTIN.
Austin Austin Heritage Soc. 1970 1st. Pict. Wrs. Fine 
Paper covers, 6" x 9",(36) unnum. pp., photos, list of other historical buildings. A brief pictorial history of 19th century Austin, including a reproduction of the famous Koch bird's-eye view of 1887 Austin on the covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Heumann, Scott Frederic. PREMIER SANTA GERTRUDIS ASSOCIATION: The First 25 Years.
Dallas Hill Printing Co. 1977 1st. Stiff Cardboard Very Good None 
Stiff cream embossed paper covers, 33 pp., list of First Members of the Assoc. & the officers for 1952-1977. Some minor fading at stapled end. Foreword by Holland McCombs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Heumann, Scott Frederic. PREMIER SANTA GERTRUDIS ASSOCIATION: The First 25 Years.
Dallas Hill Printing Co. 1977 1st. Stiff Cardboard Fine None 
Stiff cream embossed paper, 33 pp., list of First Members of the Assoc. & the officers for 1952-1977. Some minor fading at stapled end. Foreword by Holland McCombs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Historical Committee of the Fort Worth Petroleum Club. OIL LEGENDS OF FORT WORTH.
Ft. Worth Ft. Worth Petroleum Club 1993 1st. Leatherette Fine No D.j. Issued 
Embossed maroon leatherette with gilt derrick, emblem of the Ft. Worth Petroleum Club, and lettering. 294 pp., photos (several in color), illus., index. Lots of Ft. Worth history and oil drilling history in Texas. Published by the Petroleum Club. Still in shrinkwrap. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Holden, William Curry. THE ESPUELA LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY. A Study of a Foreign-Owned Ranch in Texas.
Austin T S H A 1970 1st. Cloth Near Fine 
Cloth with cover photo, 268 pp., photos, endpaper maps, index. A study of the Espuela, better known as the Spur Ranch. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Huckabay, Ida Lasater NINETY-FOUR YEARS IN JACK COUNTY 1854-1948
Jacksboro Laura Peacock 1974 Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Blue cloth, gilt lettering, xxii & 514 pp., map, photosx.Centennial Edition reprint. Some interesting information on Joe Horner (Frank Canton). Contains much information on West Texas outlwas, robbers and cattle. Range life. Inscribed on fly (by publisher. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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16 Johnson, Forrest Bryant. THE LAST CAMEL CHARGE. The Untold Story of America's Desert Experiment.
N. Y. Berkley Caliber 2012 1st. Cloth & Bds, Fine Fine 
D.j., 365 pp., 5 maps, 25 black & white plates, notes, biblio. First book to tell the complete story and details of the military's experiment with camels. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Lay, Bennett. THE LIVES OF ELLIS P. BEAN.
Austin U. Tx. 1960 1st. Cloth Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (top spine torn, faded, clipped), 227 pp., illus., maps. A member of Nolan's last exped. to TX in 1800, Bean was captured by Mexicans & held 10 yrs. Fascinating story of Bean's lives in Mexico & Texas, with a family in each country. He fought Indians during the Texas Revolution. Died in 1846. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Lincoln, John. RICH GRASS AND SWEET WATER. Ranch Life with the Koch Matador Cattle Company.
Coll. Sta. Tx. A&M 1989 1st. Leatherette Fine Fine 
D.j., 148 pp., illus., 6 maps, index. A history of the Koch Matador Cattle Co., its people, ranches, and development. Its companies include Matador Cattle, Garvey Ranch, Beaverhead Ranch, Spring Creek Ranch and others throughout the West. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Lundberg, John R. GRANBURY'S TEXAS BRIGADE. Diehard Western Confederates.
Baton Rouge LSU 2012 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 321 pp., photos, battle maps, index. The evolution of Granbury's Texas Brigade, possibly the most distinguished Confederate battle unit in the Army of Tennessee. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Lunsford, Perry E., Edited By. BULLMANAC 1955. Jack Frost Ranches.
Dallas Jack Frost Ranches 1958 1st. Pictorial Wrs. Very Good None 
Stiff cover, 72 pp., photos, Ace Reed & J.R.Williams cartoons. House Publication of Jack Frost Ranches, Located in Hereford (Eskimo Ranch), Blackwell (White Hat Ranch), Rotan (Bandy Ranch), & Sierra Blanca (Sierra Blanca Ranch). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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