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ON THIS BLUFF...Centennial History 1867-1967 First Presbyterian Church, Corpus Christi, Texas.

By: Clark, Margaret Lasater.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Corpus Christi, Renfrow & Co.: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019809

Condition: Fine


D.j., 190 pp., photos, illus. by Jerry Seagle, index. SIGNED by author. History of the earliest Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi. Color frontis of two stained glass windows in the church. A very well prepared history. View more info

MARK TWAIN'S RELIGION

By: Clemens, Cyril.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Webster Grove, International Mark Twain Soc.: 1935

Edition: 1st. ?

Inventory Number: 019776

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, 13 pp., frontis of Mark Twain at 27. Foreword by Russell Wilbur.Unusual. View more info

LAW ON A WILD FRONTIER-FOUR SHERIFFS OF LINCOLN COUNTY.

By: Dykes, Jeff C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., Potomac Corral, Westerners: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019740

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 25 pp., photos, map. About William Brady, Pat Garrett, John Poe, and George Curry. Nice New Mexico item. View more info

FROM RATTLESNAKES TO ROAD AGENTS. Rough Times on the Frio.

By: Farris, Francis Bramlette.Ed. with introd. by C.L. Sonnichsen.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, TCU: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 010413

Condition: Fine


137 pp., photos, e.p.map. SIGNED by Sonnichsen. One corner slightly bumped o/w fine copy. Lively memoir of a girl who grew up in Frio county, south of San Antonio during post Civil War days. Big Foot Wallace lived with family for a while, Sam Bass stayed with them shortly before his death, & McNelly's Texas Rangers stopped there. View more info

THE SEVENTH RHODE ISLAND VOLUNTEERS IN THE CIVIL WAR, 1862-1865.

By: Hopkins, William P.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Providence, Providence Press: 1903

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019856

Condition: Very Good


Original cloth (hinges cracked but still pretty tight), 543 pp., illus., folding maps. Frontis of Col. Zenas R. Bliss. The 7th R.I. was at Fredericksburg, slogged through the Mississippi Campaign, Vicksburg Seige, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, & others including Appomattox. Bliss was a career army officer in Texas before & after the war, & won the Medal of Honor during the war. Important regimental history. View more info

FIVE YEARS A DRAGOON and Other Adventures on the Great Plains.

By: Lowe, Percival G.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Franklin Hudson Pub.: 1906

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 004136

Condition: Near Fine


Illus., index. Very nice copy in original tan decorated cloth. One of the best personal accounts of cavalry service & wagon freighting on the plains from Leavenworth to Ft. Laramie, Salt Lake, Denver & Santa Fe. Rittenhouse SFT #375. View more info

REMEMBER THE ALAMO

By: Moffitt, Virginia May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas, Banks Upshaw & Co.: 1953

Inventory Number: 019939

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff tan paper covers with photo of the alamo, 21 pp., photos inside front & rear covers. A standard work on the Alamo. View more info

TEN TEXANS IN GRAY.

By: Nunn, W.C., ed.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 011321

Condition: Very Good


229 pp., 10 illus., index. Short biographical essays on John R. Baylor, Edward Clark, Dick Dowling, John B. Hood, Lubbock, Magruder, Murrah, Oldham, Reagan, & Wigfall. Some soil to outer edges of pages and minor water damage to top edge of last 30 pp. View more info

THE CHARLES ILFELD COMPANY.

By: Parish, William J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard Univ. Press: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 000869

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, gilt decoration, 431 pp., illus., maps, index. No d.j. The study of this frontier merchantile enterprise, beginning in Taos in 1865, moving to Las Vegas 1867- 1874, and his other enterprises through the early 1900's. Short gift inscription on fly otherwise fine. View more info

"PIDGE"-A TEXAS RANGER FROM VIRGINIA. The Life and Letters of Lt. T.C. Robinson, Washington County Volunteer Militia Co. A

By: Parsons, Chuck.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wolfe City, Hennington Pub. Co.: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019851

Condition: Fine


Cream colored leatherette, 147 pp., photos, index. #74 of 500c, SIGNED. Life & letters of Lt. T.C. Robinson, Washington Cty. Volunteer Militia Co. A. McNelly's invasion of Mexico; Sutton-Taylor Feud. Signed letter laid in explaining the genesis of the book & briefly summarizing it. View more info

THE GOLDEN FREE LAND.

By: Ragsdale, Crystal Sasse.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Landmark Press: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014356

ISBN: 0-917204-00-X

Condition: Fine


198 pp., biblio. Reminiscences and letters of women on the Texas frontier. The women were German emigrants who came with their families to the Texas frontier 1831-1880. The book was funded by the King Kleberb Fund but was never sold. View more info

ON THE TRAIL OF NEGRO FOLK-SONGS.

By: Scarborough, Dorothy.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard: 1925

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inventory Number: 019743

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with gilt lettering, 289 pp., music. Gift inscritption on fly. Both hinges weak. Texas- born author was a musicologist & anthropologist educated at Baylor, the Univ. of Chicago, & Columbia where she received her Ph.D. She was a pioneer in the field of collecting folk songs and music. She authored THE WIND anonymously in 1925 which was later made into a movie, and several other books. View more info

TERRELL'S TEXAS CAVALRY

By: Spencer, John W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019866

Condition: Fine


D.j., 199 pp., e.p. maps, photos, index. Excellent history of the Texas Cavalry Regiments of Terrell, Likens, Buchel, & Hebert who served in Texas & fought Banks in the Louisiana Red River Campaign. The men of Terrell's 34th Tx. Cavalry Regt., Likens' 35th, Buchel's 1st (Yager's), & Hebert's 7th came from many Texas counties. View more info

WHEN TEXAS WAS YOUNG.

By: Ziegler, Jesse A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: n.p. (Houston), N.p.:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019931

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff blue paper covers, 20 pp., illus. No date but ca 1936. Contains: The Battle of San Jacinto, A Surgeon's Story (Nicholas D. Labadie); The Twin Sisters; and Reminiscences, Piratical & Revolutionary, From the Career of Col. Warren D. C. Hall. View more info