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HANDY ALMANAC YEAR BOOK AND ENCYCLOPEDIA 1917. Together with Gazetteer of the United States.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Fort Worth Record: 1917

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021896

Condition: Good


Tan paper covers, 240 pp. (Almanac) & 144 pp. (Gazetteer), index. Spine has worn off and back cover missing; cheap paper. May be missing one or more pages of the Gazetteer at the end of the book. View more info

TEXAS: HER RESOURCES AND HER PUBLIC MEN.

By: De Cordova, J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1969

Inventory Number: 022314

Condition: Fine


D.j., 375 + 32 pp., index. Basic Tx. Bks #38(B)-the first attempt at an encyclopedia of Texas. New introd. by Dayton Kelley and a facsimile of De Cordova's LECTURE ON TEXAS in 1858. View more info

EL PASO LAWMAN: G. W. CAMPBELL

By: Egloff, Fred R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Creative Pub.: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021881

Condition: As New


D.j., 143 pp., photos, illus., index. Introd. by C.L. Sonnichsen. In 1881, four men were killed in a gunfight in El Paso including Campbell who had been a deputy sheriff and city marshal. He was killed by Marshal Dallas Stoudenmire. Still in shrinkwrap. View more info

THE MEMOIRS OF MAJOR GEORGE B. ERATH

By: Erath, George B.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Waco, Heritage Society of Waco: 1956

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 022263

Condition: Fine


Red, white, & black decorated cloth, 105 pp., index. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS #58 (A) "Erath's memoirs provide one of the most important sources on the Texas Revolution and on pioneer days in the 1830's and 1840's." Erath served in the ranger companies of John H. Moore and Jesse Billingsley, later becoming captain of a ranger company in Milam County. He represented Milam county in the congress of the Republic of Texas and in the state legislature after annexation. View more info

HISTORY OF GREENVILLE AND HUNT COUNTY TEXAS.

By: Harrison, W. Walworth.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022289

Condition: Fine


D.j., 495 pp., many photos, index. A fine copy of a scarce county history. View more info

THE CARRASCO TRAGEDY. Eleven Days of Terror in the Huntsville Prison.

By: House, Aline.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022276

Condition: Fine


D.j., 142 pp., many photos. Author was one of the hostages held by Fred Carrasco, Rudolfo Dominguez, and Ignacio Cuevas. The three convicts seized the Walls Unit of Huntsville for 11 1/2 days in 1974. Very scarce. View more info

ONE HUNDRED GREAT GUNS. An Illustrated History of Firearms.

By: Lindsay, Merrill.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N. Y., Walker & Co.: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022705

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (clipped, small tears on edges), 379 pp., photographs by Bruce Pendleton, index. Large--11 x 13. A definitive book covering some of the most famous firearms ever made. Generally considered one of the best ever written on the subject. View more info

A YEAR OF STARVATION AMONG PLENTY

By: Little, R.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1966

Inventory Number: 021867

Condition: Fine


Cream colored cloth, 40 pp. 4" x 6". Originally seen in a newspaper in 1891, the author later published it separately, and this is a facsimile reprint. Subtitled HOW A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER SUFFERED FROM HUNGER AND CRUELTY IN A PRISON OF WAR DURING THE AWFUL DAYS OF THE SIXTIES. Little was in the 44th Alabama, Hood's Texas Brigade and was captured in Raccoon Valley, TN. Prison life of a Confederate soldier in a federal prison at Camp Morton at Indianapolis. View more info

ACTION ON BULLHIDE CREEK 1897-1908.

By: Locke, Frank M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022317

Condition: Fine


D.j., 191 pp., illus. Author's reminiscences of life in rural McClennan County at the turn of the century. View more info

CAPTAIN JEFF or Frontier Life in Texas with the Texas Rangers

By: Maltby, W.J.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1967

Inventory Number: 022254

Condition: Fine


D.j., red cloth with photo illus. on front cover, 204 pp., photos. Fine reprint of expanded edition. He was one of the first Captains when the Frontier Battalion was formed. Retired as a member of Co. E, Texas Rangers. Companion to Big Foot Wallace in expeditions against Kiowa & Comanches 1850-1875. D.j. seldom seen. View more info

THE "FILOSOFER" OF "KUKEL-BUR" FLAT.

By: McBride, Alma McKethan

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022283

Condition: Fine


D.j., 447 pp., photos. She describes life in a rural community about 15 miles southwest of Waco commonly know as "Kukel-bur Flat". And covers the genealogical history of her ancestors from their migration from Scotland in 1739. View more info

JESSIE EVANS: Lincoln County Badman.

By: McCright, Grady E. & James H. Powell.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Creative Pub.: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021879

Condition: As New


D.j., 239 pp., photos, index. Still in shrinkwrap. Evans was an outlaw, gunfighter, cattle rustler, and a figure in the Lincoln County War in New Mexico. View more info

THE TRAIN ROBBING BUNCH.

By: Miller, Rick.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Coll.Sta., Creative Pub.: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021880

Condition: As New


D.j., 175 pp., photos, illus., index. Still in shrinkwrap. The story of Captain Eugene Bunch and his exploits as a Confederate soldier, gambler, forger, and finally, a train robber and killer. His exploits were mainly in Texas & Louisiana. View more info

OVER ON COCHINO.

By: Odom, Harrell

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022320

Condition: Fine


D.j., 129 pp., photos. Ltd. to 500c. Memories of community life in East Texas in a remote area known as North Cedar Creek Community (Northeast Trinity County). Even a description of a Texas family feud. Book appears to have never been opened. View more info

THE PUBLIC LIFE OF CAPT. JOHN BROWN, with an AUTO-BIOGRAPHY of His Childhood & Youth.

By: Redpath, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Thayer & Eldridge: 1860

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022335

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth (top of spine professionally repaired), new marbled endpapers, 407 pp., frontis of Brown. Ex-library w/some numbers on the dedication page & some unreadable stamping on edge of page block. View more info

A TEXAS PIONEER: EARLY STAGING & OVERLAND FREIGHTING DAYS ON THE FRONTIERS OF TEXAS & MEXICO.

By: Santleben, August.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M. Morrison: 1967

Inventory Number: 022297

Condition: Fine


Cloth, 321 pp., appendix. No d.j. issued. Facsimile reprint of the rare 1910 Neale ed. Basic Tx. Bks. #181(A)-the most important account of stagecoach & freight service in Texas. Much on the Castro colony and San Antonio. View more info

THE BUGLE SOFTLY BLOWS. The Confederate Diary of Benj. Seaton.

By: Seaton, Benjamin M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022740

Condition: Fine


D.j., 117 pp. + 20 pp. of photos + xxv preface. Seaton joined Co. G, 10th Texas Vol. Inf. Regt. known as "Labadie Rifles". Sometimes known as Nelson's Regiment, the 10th fought in some of the most crucial campaigns of the war, including the entire Atlanta campaign. One of the best sources of the combat record of this active regiment. View more info

"OUT OF OUR PAST". Texas History Stories..

By: Simmons, Laura

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022240

Condition: Fine


D.j. (spine faded), 99 pp., photos, index. Stories of people and events relating to Baylor University and Mary-Hardin Baylor College. Includes stories of many famous Texans including Sam Houston, Rev. George Washington Baines, Sr. (great-grandfather of LBJ), and Dr. Rufus C. Burleson. View more info

TEXAN EMIGRANT.

By: Stiff, Col. Edward.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1968

Inventory Number: 022306

Condition: Fine


D.j., 392 pp., foldout map, appendix. Basic Tx Bks #199(H)-one of the most controversial guide books written by a visitor to early Texas. However, in general, it is one of the best books on Texas issued during the Republic. First published in 1840. Excellent copy. View more info

FACTS AND ANECDOTES OF TURNERSVILLE, TEXAS

By: Tharp, Laura Antoinette

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022318

Condition: Fine


Green decorated cloth, 227 pp., many photos. History of town located in Coryell County in Central Texas. View more info