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Cat. 158

Cat. 158

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES FRANCIS COLCORD, 1859-1934. , Colcord, Charles F.
1 Colcord, Charles F. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES FRANCIS COLCORD, 1859-1934.
Tulsa Privately prtd. 1970 1st. Quarter Leather & Cloth Fine  
#274 of ltd. ed. 1 of 100c in quarter leather. Rare biography of Texas cattleman, trail driver, policeman, Oklahoma sheriff & marshal, & oilman. A modern rarity, published in a very ltd. edition & given to libraries & firedns of the Colcord family. A great book, much material on Oklahoma characters such as Ben Cravens, Bill Doolin, Tilghman, Billy the Kid, Bill Fawcett, Frank Canton, etc. Association copy with a presentation from Walt Helmerich, a grandson, to Harvey Everett.  
Price: 500.00 USD
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2 Fuller, Henry C. "A TEXAS SHERIFF". A.J. Spradley, Sheriff of Nacogdoches County for 30 Years.
Nacogdoches Baker Prtg. 1931 1st. Pict. Wrs. Fine  
80 pp., photos. Wrs. chipped on spine but contents fine. Guns #784-tells about many murders. A vivid & accurate account of some of the most notorious murder cases & feuds in East Texas.  
Price: 100.00 USD
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3 Geue, Chester W. & Ethel H., comp. & ed. A NEW LAND BECKONED. German Immigration to Texas, 1844-1847.
Waco Texian Press 1972 Fine  Near Fine 
178 pp., maps, illus., index. D.j. price clipped. A compilation from original source material of information on German immigration 1844-47. History of the Verein movement from inception in Germany to Fisher-Miller grant. New enlarged edition with more immigrant names & an addenda of maiden names of the wives.  
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Greene, A.C. 900 MILES ON THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL.
Denton U. Of N. Tx. 1994 1st. As New  Fine 
293 pp., 3 maps, 5 line drawings, index. Greene retraces the Butterfield Trail and tells the story of the Butterfield Overland Mail.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Haas, Oscar. HISTORY OF NEW BRAUNFELS AND COMAL COUNTY, TEXAS.
Austin 1975 2nd Prtg. Cloth Fine  
338 pp., photos, index. No d.j. Great history of New Braunfels and Comal County in Central Texas with a large German population from early immigration. Early Indians, Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels, Civil War, etc. INSCRIBED by Oscar Haas  
Price: 60.00 USD
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6 Haley, J.Evetts. THEN CAME CHRISTMAS FOR MILDRED TAIT.
Amarillo Carl Hertzog 1962 1st. Pict wrs. Fine  
14 pp., illus. by H. D. Bugbee, typography by Hertzog. Lowman #145. Beautiful Christmas greeting & story by Haley.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Hall, Martin Hardwick. SIBLEY'S NEW MEXICO CAMPAIGN.
Austin U. Of Tx. 1960 1st. Fine  Fine 
366 pp., illus., maps, index. The best account of the Confederate attempt to take New Mexico.  
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Hofsommer, Donovan L. KATY NORTHWEST. The Story of a Branch Line Railroad.
Boulder Pruett Publishing 1976 1st. Near Fine  Near Fine 
305 pp., color frntis, many photos, map, endnotes, index. The story of the MKT Railroad's Northwestern District. The first in-depth study of branch line railroading.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Lamont, Daniel S. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.
Gettysburg National Historical Soc. 1972 Cloth Fine  
Series I, Vol. 48, Parts I & II-Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, Jan. 1-June 20, 1865. Buckram, Vol. 1, Serial No. 101-1658 pp., index; Vol. II, Serial No. 102--1481 pp., index.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Miller, Worth Robert. HARRISON COUNTY METHODS: ELECTION FRAUD IN LATE NINETEENTH-CENTURY TEXAS.
Denton U. Of N. Tx. 1995 1st. Stiff Wrs. Very Good  
Vol. 7, No. 2 of LOCUS, Regional & Local History of the Americas, Spring 1995. Pages 111-128 with some highlighting. Other articles include: Miller-Railroad Depots on the Dakota Central in Eastern South Dakota; Hummasti-From Immigran Settlement to Ethnic Community: The Maturing of an American Finntown.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Murrah, David J. C.C. SLAUGHTER. Rancher, Banker, Baptist
Austin U. Of Tx. 1981 1st. Fine  Very Good 
173 pp., illus., maps, index. Biography of early Texas cowman, a West Texas pioneer, who owned more than one million acres of land and 40,000 cattle in 1906. Often called the "Cattle King of Texas" early in the 1900's.  
Price: 85.00 USD
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12 Rose, Victor M. ROSS' TEXAS BRIGADE. Being a Narrative of the Events Connected with its Service in the Late War Between the States.
Kennesaw Continental Book Co. 1960 Cloth Near Fine  
185 pp., frontis, ports. Reprint, originally published in 1881. A must have item for Texas Civil War collectors. The original is very rare & almost impossible to obtain.  
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Samponaro, Frank & Paul J. Vanderwood. WAR SCARE ON THE RIO GRANDE. Robert Runyon's Photographys of the Border Conflict, 1913-1916.
Austin TSHA 1991 1st. Fine  Fine 
88 duotone photos, 20 halftones, index. An excellent photographic work on the Mexican Revolution on the borders. INSCRIBED by Samponaro.  
Price: 125.00 USD
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14 Sedlak, Adela Holoubek & Joe Edward Holoubek. HOLOUBEK FAMILY RECORDS 1732-1981. CZECHOSLOVAKIA--UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Shreveport Joe E. Holoubek 1982 1st. Wrs, Very Good  
131 pp., photos. Inscribed. Divided into two parts: Holoubek Family in Czechoslovakia 1732-1950 and Holoubek Family in the U.S. 1883-1981. This book is a supplement to her earlier work published in 1970  
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Stephens, Robert W., ed. A TEXAN IN THE GOLD RUSH. The Letters of Robert Hunter 1849-1851.
Bryan Barnum & White 1972 1st. Boards Fine  Acetate 
33 pp. SIGNED. Ltd 500 copies. Hunter left his family in Fayette County to join the gold rush. Hunter went to the diggings overland by wagon & mule train. Tells of his travels and his success in the gold fields.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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