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Cat. 157

Cat. 157

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1 Anderson, John Q., ed. CAMPAIGNING WITH PARSON'S TEXAS CAVALRY, C.S.A.. The War Journal and Letters of the Four Orr Brothers-12th Tx. Cav. Reg.
Hillsboro HJC 1967 1st. Leather Fine  Mylar 
173 pp., photos, index. #23 of 100 specially bound copies, SIGNED. This includes the journals of Henry Orr of Ellis County, 110 letters written by the four Orr brothers, & 5 letters by friends & relatives. Name of former owner on fly.  
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 Bancroft, Hubert H. HISTORY OF THE NORTH MEXICAN STATES AND TEXAS, 1531-1889
San Francisco The History Co. 1889 1st. Leather Very Good +  
2 vols. beautifully rebound in blue morocco with gilt lettering, 751 & 888 pp., several text & one foldout maps, illus., index. BTB#6-this remains one of the best single histories of Texas more than a century after it was written. Still extremely valuable to the serious historian or student. No bookplates or other obvious markings; however, Bancroft is spelled Bancropt on the spines. This set is in extremely good condition for books this old and heavy with relatively cheap paper.  
Price: 600.00 USD
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3 Bowden, J.J. THE PONCE de LEON LAND GRANT.
El Paso TWP 1971 1st. Fine  Fine 
56 pp., maps.The history of the 1827 Ponce de Leon land grant upon which the original townsite and downtown El Paso is located. Southwestern Studies Series #24.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Christian, Jane M. THE NAVAJO. A People in Transition.
El Paso TWP 1st. Wrs. Near Fine  
1964 & 1965. Vol. II, Nos. 3 & 4 of Southwestern Studies. A fine study of the development of the Navajo tribe under pressures from Washington and the policies of the Indian Bureau  
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Fierman, Floyd S. THE SPIEGELBERGS OF NEW MEXICO. Merchants & Bankers 1844-1893.
El Paso TWP 1964 1st. Wrs. Fine  
SWS NO. 4. 48 pp., illus. Name on front cover. Excellent work on this pioneer Jewish family of New Mexico by the acclaimed El Paso historian. Hertzog. The Spiegelberg brothers established The House of Spiegelbergs in Santa Fe about 1846.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Fierman, Floyd S. THE SPIEGELBERGS OF NEW MEXICO. Merchants & Bankers 1844-1893.
El Paso TWP 1964 1st. Wrs. Fine  
48 pp., illus. Pioneer Jewish family of New Mexico, the Spiegelberg brothers established The House of Spiegelbergs in Santa Fe about 1846. Southwestern Studies Vol. 1, No. 4.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Hafertepe, Kenneth A HISTORY OF THE FRENCH LEGATION IN TEXAS. Alphonse Dubois De Saligny and His House.
Austin TSHA 1989 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Fine  
55 pp., illus., drawings. The story of the early French Legation in Austin and the Pig War.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Key, Hobart, Jr. & Max Lale, Ed. By. THE CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF DAVID R. GARRETT Detailing the Adventures of the 6th Texas Cavalry, 1861-1865.
Marshall Port Caddo Press 1963 1st. Stiff Dec. Wrs. Near Fine  
105 pp., illus. Edited by Lale, and Key provided annotations & background material as he was great grandson of Garrett. Garrett was a private in the 6th Tx. Cavalry.The 6th was in Indian Territory, fought in Arkansas (Pea Ridge), Missouri, Mississippi, & Tennessee. Very scarce.  
Price: 125.00 USD
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9 Lowe, Richard & Randolph B. Campbell. THE SLAVE-BREEDING HYPOTHESIS: A Demographic Comment on the "Buying" and "Selling" States.
Journal of Southern History 1976 Wrs, Very Good  
Offprint from the Journal of Southern History, Vol. XLII, No. 3, August 1976. Pp. 401-412. An essay refuting the theory that slaveholders of the Upper South deliberately produced slaves for sale.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Oppenheimer, Evelyn. A BOOK LOVER IN TEXAS.
Denton U. Of N. Tx. 1995 1st. Fine  Fine 
169 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. Autobiography of a noted book reviewer and author.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Rickards, Colin. BUCKSKIN FRANK LESLIE. Gunman of Tombstone.
El Paso TWP 1964 1st. Wrs, Very Good  
39 pp., photos. Southwestern Studies Vol. II, No. 2. Biography of a Tombstone gunman.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Sistler, Barbara. Transcribed By. 1880 CENSUS: HENDERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE.
Nashville Byron Sistler & Assoc. 2001 1st. Wrs, Fine  
95 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Sistler, Byron & Barbars. Transcribed & Indexed By. 1850 CENSUS--TENNESSEE
Evanston Byron Sistler & Assoc. 1974 1st. Cloth Near Fine  
8 volumes-Aaron - Childress, map; Childs- Gary; Gaskell - Jonas; Jones - Murley; Murpha - Rudd; Ruddel - Wallace; Walland - Zumbro and A-G of the Cross Index; & H-Z of the Cross Index. Each volume 250 pp. or more.  
Price: 200.00 USD
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14 Thompson, Jerry D. DESERT TIGER, Captain Paddy Graydon and the Civil War in the Far Southwest
El Paso Texas Western Press 1992 1st. Pictorial Wrs. Fine  
86 pp., maps, notes. Southwestern Studies #97. Graydon served in Arizona and New Mexico before the Civil War and during it. Quite a character.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Wallace, Ernest, ed. RANALD S. MACKENZIE'S OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO TEXAS, 1871- 1873 and 1873-1879.
Lubbock Museum Association 1st. Fine  Near Fine 
1967&1968.. 2 vols. in custom slipcase. Mackenzie's official correspondence. RSM took over command of the 4th Cav. at Ft. Concho in 1871. Between 1871 & 1879, Mackenzie made W.Tx. safe for cattlemen & farmers from the Comanches.  
Price: 200.00 USD
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16 Wooster, Ralph A. CIVIL WAR TEXAS. A History and a Guide.
Austin TSHA 1999 1st. Stiff Pict. Wrs. Fine  
82 pp., map, illus., photos, index. INSCRIBED. A short history of the Civil War and its effects in Texas.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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