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1 THE ANNALS OF THE WAR WRITTEN BY LEADING PARTICIPANTS, NORTH & SOUTH. Originally Published in the Philadelphia Weekly Times.
Dayton Morningside 1988 Cloth Fine No D.j. Issued 
Cloth, 839 pp., illus., index. A facsimile reprint of the 1878 edition. 56 separate articles. Fine copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 THE TRIBUNE ALMANAC AND POLITICAL REGISTER 1861 & 1864
N. Y. The Tribune Assoc. 1861 1st. Paper Good 
Paper covers. 1861 edition worn, 64 pp., missing the last 15 pages of advertisements. 1864 edition, 86 pp., pages wavy, insect damage to edge of last 20 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Bryant, Billy. CHILDREN OF OL' MAN RIVER. The Life and Times of a Showboat Trouper.
Chicago Lakeside Press 1988 Cloth Fine No Jacket 
illus., maps, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Carrington, Mrs. Margaret I. ABSARAKA. Home of the Crows.
Chicago Lakeside Press 1950 Cloth Very Good 
Red cloth, 354 pp., foldout map (in good condition), illus., index. Some minor spotting on outside edge of page block. Story of Carrington's dismissal, the Fetterman massacre, and the whole sordid story by his wife. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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MY EXPERIENCES IN THE WEST., Collins, John S.
5 Collins, John S. MY EXPERIENCES IN THE WEST.
Chicago Lakeside Press 1970 1st. Cloth Fine 
252 pp., foldout map, index. This book combines selections from Collins' ACROSS THE PLAINS IN '64 (1904) and the expanded edition (1911). Collins operated the fur trading post at Ft. Laramie from 1872 until about 1882. The longest section of the book has to do with his hunting adventures in the West. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Connelly, Thomas Lawrence. ARMY OF THE HEARTLAND. The Army of Tennessee, 1861-1862.
Baton Rouge LSU 1988 Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 305 pp., illus., 5 maps, index. Later printing. A study of the Army of Tennessee during the first part of the Civil War. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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DEER HUNTING IN TEXAS., Cox, Alex.
7 Cox, Alex. DEER HUNTING IN TEXAS.
San Antonio Naylor 1947 1st. Cloth Good 
105 pp., photos, sketches by Cox. SIGNED. Contents very good but cloth cover worn, & stained. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Cox, Mary L. HISTORY OF HALE COUNTY, TEXAS.
Plainview Author 1937 1st. Cloth Very Good Mylar 
Orange cloth (top spine worn), 230 pp., photos. SIGNED by Cox. Scarce history of Texas Panhandle county. Herd #595. Owner name on fly; Centennial stamps on back of frontis. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Cox, Mary L. HISTORY OF HALE COUNTY, TEXAS.
Plainview Author 1937 1st. Cloth Fine 
Orange cloth (top spine worn), 230 pp., photos. Scarce history of Texas Panhandle county. Herd #595. Ike Moore bookplate. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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10 Davis, Kenneth C. DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THE CIVIL WAR.
N. Y. Wm. Morrow & Co. 1996 1st. Boards Fine Fine 
D.j., 518 pp., index. Subtitled "Everything You Need to Know About America's Greatest Conflict but Never Learned." That says it all. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 De Vries, Hugo. VAN TEXAS NAAR FLORIDA. Reisherinneringen.
Haarlem H.D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon 1913 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Green cloth w/silver lettering, 397 pp., photos. In Dutch. I think it describes his travels in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida. He visited Houston, Austin & San Marcos. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Dobie, Bertha. THE PLEASURE FRANK DOBIE TOOK IN GRASS.
Coll.Sta. Tx. A & M 1972 1st. Pict. Wrs. Fine No Jacket 
Tan paper covers illus., 8 pp. handwritten by Bertha Dobie & 5 illus. of grass by Lillie Bluestem, introd. by Dykes. SIGNED by BERTHA DOBIE & JEFF DYKES. Ltd 500c. The manuscript of a speech about Dobie given by his wife after his death. Keepsake #2, Friends of Tx. A & M University Library. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Eaton, Clement. JEFFERSON DAVIS.
N. Y. Free Press 1977 2nd Prtg. Cloth & Bds, Very Good Very Good 
D.j., 334 pp., photos, index. An excellent biography of the soldier, plantation owner, Secretary of War, and President of the Confederate States during the Civil War. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Ford, Col. John S. ORIGIN AND FALL OF THE ALAMO.
Milwaukee Riverside Printing Paper Fine 
Paper, 34 pp., 6 photos, list of those who died at the alamo, advertisements. Contains reprint of John S. Ford's ORIGIN AND FALL OF THE ALAMO originally published in 1896 with additional information including a list of the defenders who died at the Alamo. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Ford, Col. John S. ORIGIN AND FALL OF THE ALAMO.
San Antonio L. F. Meyers Dec. Paper Fine 
Stiff white paper covers, 34 pp., photos.Cover title is History, Battles and Fall of the Alamo. Reprint by L.F. Meyers about 1990 of Ford's work originally published in 1896. The original of Ford's work is very scarce.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Goldhurst, Richard. MANY ARE THE HEARTS. The Agony and the Triumph of Ulysses S. Grant.
N. Y. Reader's Digest 1975 1st. Cloth & Bds, Very Good Very Good 
D.j. (some fading on upper edge), 297 pp., 28 pages of photos, index. A full detailed account of Grant's final fifteen months, after being the victim of an enormous swindle that left him penniless and deep in debt. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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17 Goodspeed Brothers MEMORIAL AND GENEALOGICAL RECORD OF SOUTHWEST TEXAS.
Chicago Goodspeed Brothers, Publishers 1894 1st. Embossed Leather Very Good No D.j. Issued 
New brown leather spine & endpapers, embossed leather over boards covers (worn, chipped on edges), hinges reinforced, 662 pp., AEG, portraits. A rare work published in 1894 containing biographical histories & genealogical records of many leading men & prominent families. History of Texas to page 58, then the rest is biographical sketches, some full page portraits. Table of contents list of biographies. Overall very nice tight copy. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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18 Gordon, Gen. John B. REMINSCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR
Alexandria Time-Life 1981 Leather Fine No D.j. Issued 
Black leather w/gilt lettering, 474 pp., frontis., portraits, index. Collector's Library of the Civil War. Gordon participated in nearly every major battle in the East. He also comments on some where he was not a party. His reminiscences are considered among the finest by a general officer. Reproduction of 1903 edition. Harwell-IN TALL COTTON, #71. 
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19 Gordon, Gen. John B. REMINSCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR
Alexandria Time-Life 1981 Leather Fine No D.j. Issued 
Black leather w/gilt lettering, 474 pp., frontis., portraits, index. Collector's Library of the Civil War. Gordon participated in nearly every major battle in the East. He also comments on some where he was not a party. His reminiscences are considered among the finest by a general officer. Reproduction of 1903 edition. Harwell-IN TALL COTTON, #71. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Goyne, Minetta Altgeit. LONE STAR AND DOUBLE EAGLE. Civil War Letters of a German Texas Family.
Fort Worth TCU Press 1982 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff red paper covers, 276 pp., illus., notes, index. Much information about the experiences of an immigrant family during the Civil War. The letters reveal much about the conditions in Texas before, durting, and after the Civil War. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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