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LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF SAM BASS. The Notorious Union Pacific & Texas Train Robber.

By: Bass, Sam.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Dallas, Commercial Steam Press: 1878

Inventory Number: 003373

Condition: Very Good+


Tan wrs., 89 pp. Reprinted by N.H. Gammel in Austin somtime prior to 1926, see Adams Six-Guns #162. Original very rare. Said to have been written by a Dallas reporter named Morrison. Adams says this reprint is uncommon. View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF A TENDERFOOT.

By: D'Hamel, Enrique B.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M.Morrison Books:

Inventory Number: 017680

Condition: Near Fine


24 pp., frontis. Facsimile reprint--originally pub. in small, rare edition in 1914. 1 of 25c in full red leather with gilt lettering and wrappers bound in. History of 2nd. Regt. Mounted Rifles and Co. G, 33 Regt. and Capt. Coopwood's Spy Co. and 2nd Texas in Texas and New Mexico. View more info

JUAN OSO. Bear Nights in Mexico.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dallas, Southwest Review: 1933

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018872

Condition: Near Fine


Southwest Review, Autumn, 1933, pp. 34-64. Also contains Edwin A. Davis-A LOUISIANA VOLUNTEER; H.A. Trexler-THE CONFEDERATE NAVY AND THE FALL OF NEW ORLEANS; and others. View more info

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.

By: Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 018879

Condition: Fine


Paper covered bds. with paper label. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. Bibliography. View more info

HIGH SPOTS OF WESTERN ILLUSTRATING.

By: Dykes, Jeff.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kansas City, K.C. Posse of Westerners: 1963

Inventory Number: 008266

Condition: Fine


The prelude to Jeff's book on the high spots of Western illustrating. View more info

THIS IS THREE FORKS COUNTRY.

By: Harris, Phil.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Muskogee, Hoffman Printing: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017738

Condition: Very Good


74 pp., photos. A collection of tales of History, Adventure, Romance and Legend of Eastern Oklahoma. Articles on Sequoyah with photos of John Ross & Sequoyah's house; Belle Starr; the Youngers; Sam Houston; George Catlin; Fort Gibson; Battle of Honey Springs; more View more info

ARRIVAL AT EARLY EL PASO (FRANKLIN).

By: Hertzog, Carl.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: El Paso, UTEP: 1981

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 001159

Condition: Fine


French fold. Illustrated by Jose Cisneros. Design by Hertzog. Ltd. 575c. Essay by Hertzog about Cisneros & illustration of a family from the East meeting a friendly Mexican family in the shadow of Mt. Franklin. SIGNED BY CISNEROS. View more info

SCHLEICHER COUNTY or Eighty Years of Development in Southwest Texas.

By: Holt, R.D., ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Eldorado, Eldorado Success: 1930

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016406

Condition: Very Good


110 pp., photos. Top right corner of some pages slightly clipped. Scarce Southeast Texas county history. Originally part of Menard County. Crudely printed. Herd #1058-some information on the cattle of that county. View more info

HUNT HERITAGE. The Republic and Our Families

By: Hunt, H.L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas, Parade Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018909

Condition: Near Fine


153 pp., illus. H.L. Hunt's life until the purchase of the East Texas Field from C.M. "Dad" Joiner in Rusk County, Tx. After forming Hunt Oil Company he was relatively quiet until he felt that the U.S. was being tyranically led, he started a one-man campaign to get the Twenty-second Ammendment (prohibiting Presidents a 3rd term) ratified. His recollections of that campaign are recalled. Small (16mo). View more info

THE STORY OF LOTTIE DENO. Her Life and Times.

By: Hunter, J. Marvin.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Bandera, The Four Hunters: 1959

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 002605

Condition: Fine


Photos. Last biographical work of J.Marvin Hunter, pub. by his children. Female gambler on the Mississippi riverboats, in San Antonio & Ft. Griffin, and in New Mexico. View more info

ADOBE WALLS WARS.

By: Izzard, Bob.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Amarillo, Tangleaire Press: 1993

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017667

Condition: Fine


116 pp., endpaper maps, illus., photo of Billy Dixon. A fictionalized but true story of the last Indian war in Texas and the battle of Adobe Walls in the Panhandle of Texas. View more info

RED RIVER CAMPAIGN: POLITICS & COTTON IN THE CIVIL WAR.

By: Johnson, Ludwell H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Butternut Press: 1986

Inventory Number: 015358

Condition: Near Fine


317 pp., 11 maps, index. Scant material exists on the Red River Campaign in Arkansa and Louisiana, and this study leads the way in analyzing this ultimately futile operation in the last months of the war. Previous owner's embossed stamp of ffep. View more info

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD.

By: Johnston, Mary.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1900

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018126

Condition: Very Good


403 pp., eight illus. by Howard Pyle, E.B. Thompson, A.W. Betts, and Emlen McConnell. Novel set in Virginia in the early 17th Century. View more info

CHRIST IN THE CAMP, or Religion in Lee's Army

By: Jones, Rev. J. William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Richmond, B.F.Johnson Pub. Co.: 1888

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Inventory Number: 015394

Condition: Very Good


624 pp. (all edges gilt), 2 full color plates, numerous illus., many photos. A massive work in nice condition, contents near fine and tight. Written by the Chaplain of the Army of Northern Virginia, this is the best source for all aspects and incidents of religion in the Confederate armies. View more info

TRANS-MISSOURI STOCK RAISING.

By: Latham, Dr. Hiram.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Denver, Old West Pub.: 1962

Inventory Number: 010133

Condition: Fine


E.p. map, illus., appendix. Designed & produced by Hertzog. Introduction by Jeff Dykes. Fine reprint of 1871 ed. Six Score #68; Lowman #146. Only reprint of rare classic range cattle book. View more info

THE LAND OF THE MUSTANG.

By: Lea, Tom.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: N.P., 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012023

Condition: Fine


Eight color illustrations and facing text. Offprint from Graduate Journal, Vol. VII, No. 2, Spring 1967. View more info

LONE WOLF. Captain M.T. Gonzaullas.

By: Malsch, Brownson.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, Shoal Creek: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017428

Condition: Fine


224 pp., photos, index. Biography of M.T. "Lone Wolf" Gonzuallas, Texas Ranger from 1920-1951 & a legend in his lifetime. He was the first man of Spanish descent to become a Captain in the Texas Rangers. Inscribed by Capt. Jay Banks, a friend & contemporary of Gonzuallas--"As long as he lived, Capt. Gonzuallas would not permit a book to be written about him." View more info

MYTHS & FOLKTALES OF THE ALABAMA-COUSHATTA INDIANS OF TEXAS.

By: Martin, Howard N.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1977

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 008328

Condition: Fine


114 pp., woodcut illus. by Barbara Whitehead on d.j. & title pp, index.. 46 stories collected in the 1930's by author from older members of tribe. View more info

THE PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE OF SAM HOUSTON. Vol. II: 1846-1848

By: Roberts, Madge Thornall, Ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Denton, U. Of N. Tx.: 1996

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015238

Condition: Fine


390 pp., index. Houston's correspondence from 1846-1848, carefully annotated and edited. View more info

HANDS UP! THE HISTORY OF A CRIME.

By: Sorenson, Al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: College Station, Creative Pub.: 1982

Inventory Number: 002986

Condition: Fine


147 pp., illus., index. Gold lettering and gold edge gilt. Guns #2072-First book about Sam Bass, pub. in 1877 after the Big Springs, NE train robbery by Joel Collins, Sam Bass, etc. Introd. by Wayne Gard. Adams 150-#128. First is exceedingly rare. View more info