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1 SOCKDOLAGER! A Tale of Davy Crockett.
Marshall Marshall News Messenger Wrs, Fine 
15 pp. Reprinting an article from the Freeman Magazine, slightly condensed from the Life of Col. Davy Crockett by Edward S. Ellis in 1884. This copy reprinted from the prior reprint by the Virginia Comm. on Constitutional Govt. which added illus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 THE PORT OF GALVESTON 1982 APPOINTMENT CALENDAR .
Galveston Port of Galveston 1982 1st. Spiral Bound Fine 
Stiff colored photo covers, spiral bound, about 50 pp., appointment calendar. 12 pages of photos of the port interspersed through the calendar pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 THE SHAMROCK
Amarillo Shamrock Oil 1965 1st. Wrs, Fine 
Summer of 1965 issue of THE SHAMROCK magazine focusing on New Mexico with articles on sailing on Lost Lake in New Mexico; Fort Union; and six pages on New Mexico vacation spots. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 THE SHAMROCK
Amarillo Shamrock Oil 1965 1st. Wrs, Fine 
Fall of 1965 issue of THE SHAMROCK magazine focusing on Citadels of the Plains (3 pages) including Fort Hays and Fort Larned; The Cheyenne Rodeo; and Quarter Horses. Cover is photo of the J. T. Harris family of Amarillo.l 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Adams, Ramon F. MORE BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. Books & Histories of the West.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1979 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 182 pp., index. In this work, Adams evaluates 233 additional works not in BURS UNDER THE SADDLE, pub. in 1964. Nothing equals these two works on books on the West. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Adams, Ramon F. MORE BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. Books & Histories of the West.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1979 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 182 pp., index. In this work, Adams evaluates 233 additional works not in BURS UNDER THE SADDLE, pub. in 1964. Nothing equals these two works on books on the West. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Anonymous AN ABSTRACT OF THE ORIGINAL TITLES OF RECORD IN THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.
Austin Pemberton 1964 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth & Marbled Bds. Fine No D.j. Issued 
Cloth spine & corners, marbled boards w/paper label on spine, 182 pp. Facsimile reprod. of 1838 ed. Basic Tx. Bks#204(J)- one of the essential research tools on Texas lands & their settlement. Comprises a listing of all persons granted title to land in Texas, with date of grant, location, amount of land, & other details. Introd. by Mary Lewis Ulmer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Arnold, Ann GAMBLERS & GANGSTERS. Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 1940s & 1950s.
Austin Eakin Press 1998 1st. Paper Near Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff black illustrated paper covers, 223 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. A chronicle of Fort Worth's last wild n' wooly era and the gangsters, gamblers, and others who frequented the Jacksboro Highway area. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Bennett, Kay and Russ. A NAVAJO SAGA.
San Antonio Naylor 1972 2nd Cloth Very Good Very Good 
D.j., 239 pp., illus by author, endpaper maps. A family saga of a Navajo family set between 1846 to 1870 when the Navajo were defeated and moved to Bosque Redondo for four years. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Bolton, Herbert E. THE LOCATION OF LaSALLE'S COLONY ON THE GULF OF MEXIC
Houston Union Natl. Bk. 1929 Wrs. Very Good 
Paper covers, 13 pp., map. Lower right corner bent & outer edges soiled. Reprinted from Mississippi Valley Hist. Review, Sept. 1915. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Bowdle, Mrs. Lowell & Mrs. Mason Lemons, Ed. BOOKER TEXAS. DIMENSIONS OF PROGRESS 1919-1969
Booker Booker Booster Club 1969 1st. Dec. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Decorated black cloth (faded as are all copies I have seen), 320 pp., many photos, endpaper map. History of the town & area---Ochiltree county in the Panhandle---and family histories pp.74-249. SIGNED by the authors. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Britton, Helen; Betty Wilke Hudman; & Evelyn M. King, Comp. By. ONE HUNDRED HEAD CUT OUT OF JEFF DYKE'S HERD. Catalog of an Exhibition.
Coll.Sta. Tx. A&M 1972 1st. Paper Fine 
36 pp., illus. Limited.800c. A bibliographic list of 100 important books & pamphlets in his Range Livestock Collection at Tx. A&M Univ. Library -- 50 from Merrill's Aristocrats and 50 Dobie Rarities. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Bryson, Conrey. DOWN WENT McGINTY. El Paso in the Wonderful Nineties.
El Paso Texas Western 1977 1st. Cloth Fine None 
Green cloth, 150 pp., photos, picture section by Millard McKinney, index. No d.j. A fine book on early El Paso and the McGinty Club. Contains Captain Jack Crawford's ode to the McGinty Club as well as many wonderful stories. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Buck, Maj.Gen. Beaumont B. MEMORIES OF PEACE AND WAR.
San Antonio Naylor 1935 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
D.j., 284 pp. (minor crease at top of first few pages), illus., maps. Folding Soissons operations map in rear.The autobiography of a professional Army officer who served in the Spanish American War in the Phillipines & later in WW I where he commanded the 28th Infantry & later the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division which he led in the first American offensive at Cantigny in 1918. He earned the Distinguished Service Cross for heroism at the battle of Berzy-le-Sec. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Burk, Mrs. Clinton. LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF CALAMITY JANE.
n.p N.p. Wrappers Fine 
n.d. appears to be reprint of 1896 ed. Guns #329-probably ghost written for her. Her name, at the end, is corrected to show "Mrs. M. Burk (Dorsett) (ca 1896)". 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Casdorph, Paul D. LEE AND JACKSON. CONFEDERATE CHIEFTAINS.
N.Y. Paragon House 1992 1st. Cloth & Bds, Fine Fine 
D.j., 498 pp., photos, index. Finely researched and sweeping biographies of two of the South's greatest military leaders. The first biography to examine them both. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Cunningham, Eugene. TRIGGERNOMETRY. A Gallery of Gunfighters.
Caldwell Caxton Printers 1975 Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 441 pp., illus. w/photos from the Rose Collection. Foreword by Eugene Manlove Rhodes. One of the best books on gunfighters. Guns #530-standard work & reliable on most points. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Davis, Jefferson & Alexander Stephens. Ed. w/introd. & Notes By Harold B. Simpson. ROBERT E. LEE.
Hillsboro HJC 1983 1st. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 121 pp., portfolio of photos of Lee, index. These biographical studies of Lee by Davis & Stephens first appeared in 1890 in the North American Review. Edited with Introduction & Notes by Harold B. Simpson. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes. 44 RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY J. FRANK DOBIE IN 1944 AND 44 MORE RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY JEFF DYKES IN 1971.
Austin Encino Press 1972 1st. Edition Bds. Fine Mylar 
Paper covered bds. with paper label. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. SIGNED by Dykes. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Dobie, J.Frank. PREFACES.
Boston Little Brown 1975 1st. Cloth & Bds, Fine Very Good 
D.j., 204 pp. Compilation of prefaces written for books by other authors, some not previously published. Dobie's essays on Andy Adams, Gene Rhodes, Charlie Siringo, Helen Hunt Jackson, Remingson, Russell, and other writers and artists. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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