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TEXAS FORGOTTEN PORTS. Mid-Gulf Ports From Corpus Christi to Matagorda Bay.

By: Guthrie, Keith.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press.: 1988

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020105

Condition: Fine


D.j. (price clipped), 240 pp., illus., index. An in-depth study of the Gulf of Mexico ports from Corpus Christi to Matagorda Bay. The first of his three books on Gulf Coast ports. Of the more than 20 ports in middle South Texas, only one survives as a major deepwater port. MBTB #43 View more info

U S TELEGRAPH LINES IN CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS.

By: Map.

Price: $20.00

Inventory Number: 020208

Condition: Fine


11" x 14", black & white. Showing the telegraph lines in the four states in 1879----1375 miles in Texas, 499 in New Mexico, & 1035 miles in Arizona & California. View more info

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF GEN. PAT CLEBURNE AND GEN. T.C. HINDMAN

By: Nash, Charles Edward.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dayton, Morningside: 1977

Inventory Number: 015690

Condition: Fine


300 pp., frontis., ports. Fine repirnt. Of value because of the scarcity of data on either of these prominent Confederate generals in the west. View more info

CONFEDERATE CAVALRY WEST OF THE RIVER.

By: Oates, Stephen B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 005381

Condition: Fine


234 pp., photos, index. D.j. price clipped, spine faded.Excellent history of the Cicil War in the Trans- Mississippi (Texas, Ark., Mo., La. & Indian Territory). IN TALL COTTON #135-a brilliant study initiated while Oates was still a graduate student. View more info

IN MEMORY OF ROBERT L. WILLIAMSON.

By: Reinhartz, Dennis & Judy, Ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Fort Worth Corral of the Westerners: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020214

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff yellow illus. paper covers, 55 pp., illus. An Occasional Publication of the Ft. Worth Corral in honor of Robert L. Williamson who died in 1975. Contains 6 papers including two by Williamson. Two apply specifically to Ft. Worth: Boosterism in Ft. Worth by Richard Miller, and The Perils of Research in the Jenkins Garrett Collection by Williamson. View more info

GUNPOWDER JUSTICE. A Reassessment of the Texas Rangers

By: Samora, Julian & Joe Bernal & Albert Pena

Price: $50.00

Publisher: South Bend, Notre Dame: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020167

ISBN: 0-268-01001-3

Condition: Fine


D.j., 179 pp., index. INSCRIBED by Samora & wife. A critical look at the Texas by pointing out violations of civil liberties such as interfering in Mexican-American voters rights and picketing farm workers in the 1960's and 70's. View more info

THE SWISHER MEMOIRS.

By: Swisher, Col. John M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Sigmund Press: 1932

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 009923

Condition: Fine


63 pp., frontis of Swisher. Ed. by Rena Maverick Green. One of the most important eyewitness accounts of the Tx. Revolution & the Battle of San Jacinto. Also one of the most detailed accounts of Davy Crockett's days in Tx. View more info

FORT WORTH, 1800 TO NOW.

By: Taylor, Robert K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Fort Worth Star Telegram: 1965

Edition: 5th Prtg.

Inventory Number: 020192

Condition: Very Good


Stiff paper covers with photo, 18 pp. A brief history of Fort Worth, Texas and its early pioneers, Indian fights and treaties, the Civil War, Reconstruction, World War I, and more. View more info

THE FRANCO-TEXAN LAND COMPANY.

By: Taylor, Virginia H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Univ. Of Texas: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 010815

Condition: Fine


331 pp., illus., map, index. The story of this land company, born from the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific Railroad scandal. Gen. Fremont sold the railroad bonds in France. This led to hundreds of French immigrants to Texas. View more info

THE PLOT OF BARTOLOME PAGES.

By: Taylor, W.Thomas.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dallas, DeGolyer Library: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 010279

Condition: Fine


17 pp., plates. DeGolyer Keepsake #4. Ltd. 75c. in cloth, SIGNED. Finely printed. The story of the comic opera attempt by Pages to free Santa Anna while a prisoner of the Texans. And an account of the forging of the only known copy of the reward poster for Pages. View more info

TEXAS FAMILY LAND HERITAGE REGISTRY 1974 Through 1995

By: Texas Dept. of Agriculture.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Austin, Tx. Dept. of Agri.:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020239

Condition: Fine


Volumes 1 (1974) through 13 (1995). All in fine condition. Contains a great deal of information about farms and ranches in Texas where the families have owned the land for many years and produced income from it. Great source books and very scarce in consecutive volumes. View more info

CHARLES DeMORSE. Pioneer Editor and Statesman.

By: Wallace, Ernest.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lubbock, Texas Tech: 1943

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 004731

Condition: Very Good


271 pp., frontis, photos, index. Inscribed. Some soil on backstrip, front cover. The biog. of DeMorse, founder of the Northern Standard, the first newspaper to appear in N.E. Texas at Clarksville. DeMorse is known as the "Father of Texas Journalism". He served in the 29th Tx. Cavalry, fought at Honey Springs & Poison Springs, served in the Texas Navy as well, later a delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention. View more info

PASO DEL AGUILA. A Chronicle of Frontier Days on the Texas Border as recorded in the Memoirs of Jesse Sumpter.

By: Warren, Harry, Compiler; Ed. By Ben Pingenot

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020232

Condition: Fine


Cloth & paper covered boards, 152 pp., photos, index. Also contains Dobie-"HARRY WARREN OF THE RIO GRANDE". A fine work on Eagle Pass and the border. INSCRIBED by Pingenot to a Texas collector. View more info

DIARY OF A MEMBER OF THE FIRST PACK TRAIN TO LEAVE FORT SMITH FOR CALIFORNIA IN 1849.

By: Wright, Bessie L., ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canyon, Panhandle Plains Hist. Rev.: 1969

Inventory Number: 010337

Condition: Fine


Offprint from Vol. XLII, Panhandle-Plains Historical Review, 1969. The diary of A. Scarborough describing his trip to the gold fields with 3 companions beginning at Eldorado, AR, in Feb. 1849. Their guide was Timothy Goodale of Santa Fe. View more info