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FORT PHANTOM HILL. Outpost on the Clear Fork of the Brazos.

By: Anderson, H. Allen.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lubbock, W. Tx. Museum Assoc.: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021720

Condition: Fine


Stiff yellow dec. paper covers, 110 pp., maps, illus., footnotes, index. Published in The Museum Journal XVI, 1976. Edited by Ernest Wallace. About the only thing published about this small fort established as part of a chain of forts in west Texas to contain the Comanches. View more info

AS IT WAS. Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Third Texas Calvary and the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry.

By: Cater, Douglas John.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, State House Press: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021730

Condition: Fine


D.j., 266 pp., illus., index. Battles of Pea Ridge, Wilson's Creek, Missionary Ridge, Chickamauga & others. 3rd Texas Cavalry and 19th Louisiana Infantry. View more info

LA REUNION, A French Settlement in Texas.

By: Hammond, Walter J. & Margaret F.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Dallas, Royal Pub. Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021643

Condition: Fine


D.j (missing small pieces on edges)., 152 pp., illus., index. Story of a group of colonists led by Victor Prosper Considerant who came to the Dallas area in 1855 to start. The colonization effort was a failure and only lasted for a couple of years, 1855-1857. View more info

REFLECTIONS IN DARK GLASS. The Life & Times of John Wesley Hardin.

By: McGinnis, Bruce

Price: $40.00

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

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021489

Condition: Fine


D.j., 180 pp. INSCRIBED. Based on personal reminiscences of individuals who knew him best. Covers the period from his boyhood to the killing of Deputy Sheriff Charley Webb in 1874, which led to Hardin's prison term in 1878. View more info

TEXAS WANDERLUST. The Adventures of Dutch Wurzbach.

By: Meed, Douglas V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Tx. A&M: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021701

Condition: Fine


Cloth, mylar, 210 pp., illus., index. Based on recollections Wurzbach dictated to his daughter in 1915 when he was 78 years old. He served in the Texas Rangers, took part in the disastrous Crabb expedition to seize Sonora, and fought with Co. C of the 31st Texas Cavalry Regiment in the Civil War. View more info

THE LAST FRONTIER. The Story of Hardeman County.

By: Neal, Bill.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Quanah, Quanah Tribune Chief: 1966

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021536

Condition: Fine


Brown sim. leather w/silver spine lettering, 276 pp., illus. by William Clay, photos. Foreword by A. C. Greene. Name on endpaper. Family histories. pp. 89 - 215. History of Hardeman County with chapters on Indians (several photos of Quanah Parker & one of Wanada, his daughter), cattlemen, a list of brands. View more info

NOW YOU HEAR MY HORN. The Journal of James Wilson Nichols 1820-1887.

By: Nichols, James Wilson.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Austin, U.Tx.: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021507

Condition: Fine


D.j. (top edge & spine slightly faded), 212 pp., illus., index. Design & typography by Hertzog. Basic Tx. Books #152-"one of the most delightful American pioneer narratives ever written". Nichols was a butcher at the Alamo but left to get more cattle & could not get back because of the Mexican Army. Later he served in the Rangers under Jack Hays & Bigfoot Wallace. View more info

AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND REMINISCENCES OF THEOPHILUS NOEL.

By: Noel, Theophilius.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Chicago, Theo. Noel Co.: 1904

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021437

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth w/gilt lettering on spine & Noel's signature on front cover (worn spine ends, bottom edge & corners, discoloration on lower edge rear cover), 348 pp., frontis. Backstrip has been tightened and hinges strengthened. Contents very nice. Noel was a frontier scout: he ran afoul of the fanatic Committee of Public Safety before Secession. 4th Texas Cavalry in the Civil War, fought with Sibley in New Mexico & ouisiana, post-war experiences w/carpetbaggers & con men. Very scarce. View more info

TEN MORE TEXANS IN GRAY.

By: Nunn, Dr. W.C., Ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021609

Condition: Fine


D.j., 216 pp., photos, index. Short biographies of Texas Civil War leaders Rip Ford, Tom Green, Albert Sidney Johnston, Samuel Bell Maxey, Ben McCulloch, O.M. Roberts, Sul Ross, Henry H. Sibley, James W. Throckmorton, and B.F. Terry. View more info

TEN TEXANS IN GRAY.

By: Nunn, W.C., ed.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021608

Condition: Fine


D.j. (spine & edges faded), 229 pp., 10 illus., index. Small bookplate inside cover. Short biographical essays on John R. Baylor, Edward Clark, Dick Dowling, John B. Hood, Lubbock, Magruder, Murrah, Oldham, Reagan, & Wigfall. The essays were done by 10 of Professor Nunn's graduate students including Col. Harold B. Simpson. View more info

A CHAPPARAL CHRISTMAS GIFT.

By: O.Henry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Jenkins Pub. Co.: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021776

Condition: Fine


Red stiff paper covers, 9 pp. Ltd. 450c. Christmas greeting by John Jenkins. Story by William Sidney Porter written while he was in prison around 1902. View more info

THE CIVIL WAR IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.

By: Rampp, Donald A. & Lary C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Austin, Presidial Press: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021659

Condition: Fine


D.j. (slight fading on edges & spine), 210 pp., 8 battle maps, illus., index. Owner blindstamp. A full treatment of the Civil War in the Indian Territory. Includes biographical sketches of primary Union & Confederate generals-Blunt, Cooper, Gano, Maxey, Opothleyahola, Phillips, Pike, Quantrill, Ross, Steele, Stand Watie. View more info

THE SOUTHWESTERN FRONTIER 1865-1881.

By: Rister, Carl Coke.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur H. Clark: 1928

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021448

Condition: Fine


Maroon cloth, mylar, 336 pp., maps, illus., index. Subtitled-A History of the Coming of the Settlers, Indian Depredations & Massacres, Ranching Activities, Operations of White Desperadoes & Thieves, Government Protection, Building of Railways, and the Disappearance of the Frontier. A valuable work on the Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas frontiers. Fine copy. View more info

PEOPLE-EVENTS AND ERATH COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Schuetz, Arden Jean.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stephenville, Author: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021506

Condition: Near Fine


Boards w/gilt lettering, 126 pp., index. Gift inscription inside cover. No d.j. Information on various pioneer families and events in Erath County. View more info

HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE IN REUNION AND MEMORY.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Jr. Coll.: 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021765

Condition: Fine


D.j., 369 pp. with 80 pp. of photos, index. The 3rd vol. of Simpson's epic work on Hood's Texas Brigade. INSCRIBED BY SIMPSON. View more info

HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE: Lee's Grenadier Guard.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021766

Condition: Fine


D.j., 512 pp., illus., maps, index. INSCRIBED by Simpson. The best work on Hood's Texas Brigade. The second volume of Simpson's four volumes on Hood's Brigade. View more info

THE EL PASO SALT WAR OF 1877.

By: Sonnichsen, C.L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: El Paso, Carl Hertzog: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021604

Condition: Very Good


Illus. yellow paper covers, 68 pp., illustrations on covers & in book by Jose Cisneros. Owner name inside cover & on title page. True first edition. with "bravely" misspelled as "dravely" on last page. Lowman #140. Very good history of the Salt War. View more info

GATEWAY TO TEXAS. History of Red River County.

By: Stroud, Martha Sue.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Nortex: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021593

Condition: Fine


D.j., 446 pp., photos, index. The author grew up in Clarksville, county seat of Red River County and interviewed many people who shared their memories, scrapbooks ,etc. Colorful history of Red River County. View more info

HENRY HOPKINS SIBLEY: CONFEDERATE GENERAL OF THE WEST.

By: Thompson, Jerry D.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Natchitoches, Northwestern St. Univ.: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021510

Condition: Fine


D.j., 399 pp., photos, maps, sketches, index. A fine biography of Sibley-- who fought in the Seminole War, Mexican War, & led the disastrous Confederate invasion of New Mexico in 1862. View more info

DESERT TIGER, Captain Paddy Graydon and the Civil War in the Far Southwest

By: Thompson, Jerry D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas Western Press: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021616

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 86 pp., maps, notes. Southwestern Studies #97. Graydon served in Arizona and New Mexico before the Civil War and during it. Quite a character. View more info