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MORE BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. Books & Histories of the West.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 013105

Condition: Fine


182 pp., index. Name sticker inside front cover. In this work, Adams evaluates 233 additional works not in BURS UNDER THE SADDLE, pub. in 1964. Nothing equals these two works on books on the West. View more info

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A SOUTHERN COMMUNITY IN CRISIS. Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880

By: Campbell, Randolph B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016851

Condition: Fine


443 pp. & 8 full page monochrome plates, map, index. #2 of 75c bound in quarter brown morocco with marbled boards & SIGNED. Dedicated to Max Lale, his copy. A history of Harrison County pre-war, during the Civil War, and through Reconstruction. Letters laid in from Campbell & Tuffle Ellis, Director of TSHA. View more info

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: 019810

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

ON BULLSHIT.

By: Frankfurt, Harry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton Univ. Press: 2005

Inventory Number: 022046

Condition: Fine


Black cloth w/red labels, 67 pp.Small (4"x6"). Frankfurt offers a philosophical analysis of bullshit that is golden by employing irony, broad humor, and tonuge-in-cheek high seriousness in his prose. View more info

BEN GREEN TALES.

By: Green, Ben K.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Northland Press: 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022097

Condition: Near Fine


Boxed set of 4 vols bound in 4 different color clothes (spine faded on first volume), each volume illus. by a different artist. WHEN I WAS JUST A COLT; UP FOOL'S HILL AHORSEBACK; BEAUTY; & HOW COME I WROTE A BOOK. #357, SIGNED. View more info

TRAIL BLAZING. A True Story of the Struggles with Hostile Indians on the Frontier of Texas.

By: Johnson, M.L.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dallas, Mathis Pub. Co.: 1935

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 022100

Condition: Fine


D.j., 116 pp., frontis., illus. Bookplate inside cover. Very nice bright d.j. except for browning of spine. By an old time cowboy, description of pioneer life and as a trail driver. Indian fights, trail drives, cowboys, pioneer life in early Texas. The Indian encounters were first written in 1918 & published in brief form in 1923. Other accounts have been added in this book. View more info

BEDFORD FORREST AND HIS CRITTER COMPANY.

By: Lytle, Andrew Nelson.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: N. Y., Minton, Balch & Co.: 1931

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022080

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth w/bright paper labels on spine & front cover, 402 pp., illus., maps, index. No d.j., slight 2" area of wear on bottom edge of front cover, names of family owners inside front cover. Very nice copy of an excellent biography of the Confederate military genius. Lee called him the best soldier under his command; his cavalry tactics were brilliant & the Union army was so bedeviled by him that they named him "That Devil Forrest". View more info

McCLELLAN'S OWN STORY. The War for the Union. The Soldiers Who Fought It, The Civilians Who Directed It and His Relation to It and Them.

By: McClellan, George B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N. Y., Charles L. Webster & Co.: 1887

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019511

Condition: Very Good


Decorated cloth, 678 pp., 14 illus., index. Shoulder Strap series. Professionally repaired. Page 481 repaired. Brittle paper is fragile due to age. McClelland was assigned to command the Division of the Potomac & established the defenses of Washington. Much of the early direction of Union forces was established by him. View more info

A HISTORY OF JEFFERSON, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS

By: McKay, Mrs. Arch & Mrs. H.A. Spellings

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jefferson, Women's Auxilliary:

Edition: .

Inventory Number: 022133

Condition: Very Good


Stiff white decorated paper covers, 56 pp., early photos. A history of Jefferson, which used to be a famous river port in Texas, from 1836-1936. Later printing of Cracker Barrel Chronicles #3183. View more info

BRAXTON BRAGG AND CONFEDERATE DEFEAT

By: McWhiney, Grady & Judith Lee Hallock

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, U. Of Alabama: 1991

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015808

Condition: As New


2 volumes, 407 & 289 pp., with indices. Vol. 1 is reprint of 1969 edition with new preface and maps. Vol. II is 1st. edition. Biography of Bragg which traces his career to 1863 and how, as the commander of the Army of Tennessee, he contributed to Confederte defeat. View more info

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

By: Nash, Charles Edward.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dayton, Morningside: 1977

Inventory Number: 013685

Condition: Fine


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

A SEASON OF WEATHERING.

By: Owens, William A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022154

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 258 pp. Autobiography of the author of This Stubborn Soil, one of Greene's 50 Best Books on Texas pp. 43. This picks up where that book left off. The story of a Texas country boy making his way to an education in the hard times of the Twenties. View more info

EARLY DAYS IN FORT WORTH. Much of Which I Saw and Part of Which I Was.

By: Paddock, B.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Al Peters: 2010

Inventory Number: 021978

Condition: Fine


Stiff brown paper covers, 33 pp., photo inside front cover. Facsimile of this rare pamphlet written by Paddock & published just after 1900. Paddock was also the author of a massive history of Fort Worth and one of Central and Western Texas. This facsimile limited to 300c. View more info

THE DEADLY JEWELS OF DIAMOND BESSIE.

By: Parmelee, Deolece.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Whitley Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022074

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers w/illus. of Rotschild & Diamond Bessie, 16 pp., photos. A story of the romance and murder of Annie Stone Moore Rothschild in Jefferson in 1877. Waviness on the covers & all pages on the bottom 2 inches from moisture. View more info

CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOUTHERN PUBLICATIONS FROM SECESSION TO SURRENDER.

By: Parrish, T. Michael & Robert M. Willingham, Jr.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Austin & Katonah, Jenkins & Foster: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015209

Condition: Fine


D.j., 1133 pp. including 42 unnumbered pages of illus., index. A massive reference work that should be indispensable to all interested in the Civil War era. The first definitive bibliography of Confederate imprints that expands and revises earlier works of Marjorie Crandall and Richard Harwell. With an enclosed pamphlet "What Constitutes a Confederate Imprint" by Charles F. Heartman, pub. Jan. 1939 & limited to 250c. Nicely INSCRIBED. View more info

THE BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO

By: Pohl, James W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022129

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 49 pp., map, illus. Short description of the Battle of San Jacinto which lasted less time than it will take to read this book. View more info

PAT CLEBURNE, CONFEDERATE GENERAL

By: Purdue, Howell & Elizabeth

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Jr. Coll.: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018473

Condition: Near Fine


498 pp., frontis, illus., maps, index. Some neat underlining on a few pages. A definitive biography of the Confederate general who had been an enlisted man in the British Army. Called the "Stonewall Jackson of the West", he was killed at Franklin in 1864. View more info

SPARTAN BAND. Burnett's 13th Texas Cavalry in the Civil War.

By: Reid, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Denton, U. Of N. Tx.: 2005

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020329

Condition: As New


240 pp., photo section, maps, index. The 13th entered confederate service in Arkansas in 1862, and was soon dismounted & served throughout the war as infantry. The unit was mainly from East Texas & served in the Trans-Mississippi with Walker's Texas Division. View more info

TERRELL'S TEXAS CAVALRY

By: Spencer, John W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022044

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

NORTH AMERICA, PARTICULARLY TEXAS IN THE YEAR 1849: A TRAVEL ACCOUNT.

By: Steinert, Wilhelm.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dallas, DeGolyer Library: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022084

Condition: Fine


Gilt stamped black cloth backed boards, 206 pp.illus. "A Book for Emigrants, Especially for Persons Enthusiastic About Emigration. A translation from German of "Nordamerika vorzuglich Texas im Jahre 1849" by Gilbert Jordan & edited by Terry Jordan-Bychkov. Orig. pub in Germany in 1850 describing his travels in Texas. Ltd. to 500c, Library of Texas #5. View more info