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JOURNALS OF THE CONVENTION. Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4th, 1845 for the Purpose of Framing a Constitution...

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Shoal Creek: 1974

Inventory Number: 021408

Condition: Near Fine


Brown boards, 378 pp., e.p. map. A facsimile reproduction of the 1845 edition with a preface by Mary Bell Hart. Original was limited to 500c, & is now rare. Excellent preface. SEE BTB #69-only reprint of this journal. View more info

CAPTAIN JOHN G. BOURKE AS SOLDIER, WRITER AND MAN.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tucson, U. Of Az.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022406

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff tan paper covers. Vol. 14, #3, Autumn 1958, Arizona Quarterly. Dobie's essay on Bourke pp. 226 to 233. Also contains A Bibliography of Bibliographies Relating to the History & Literature of Arizona & New Mexico by Albert James Diaz, pp.197-217, View more info

MY SALUTE TO GENE RHODES

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $100.00

Publisher: El Paso, Carl Hertzog: 1947

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 011579

Condition: Fine


1947 Christmas remembrance from Bertha and Frank Dobie. 12 pp. Designed & printed by Carl Hertzog. Ltd. 600c. Drawing by H.D. Bugbee. Lowman #46 View more info

THE LITERATURE OF BEGUILEMENT. Promoting America from Columbus to Today.

By: Elder, Jane Lenz.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, DeGolyer Library: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022424

Condition: Fine


Stiff tan decorated paper covers, 72 pp., 26 color & bblack & white plates, errata sheet. Designed & printed by W. Thomas Taylor; illus. printed by David Holman at Wind River Press. An exhibition catalog of selected works aimed at informing and motivating Europeans to travel to & eventually settle in America. 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

MISSOURI'S CONFEDERATE CAPITAL IN MARSHALL, TEXAS.

By: Geise, William R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, T S H A: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022190

Condition: Very Good


Southwester Hist. Qtly. Vol. LXVI, Oct., 1962, No. 2. Stiff paper covers, pp. 193-208, photos. In late 1863, Marshall became the site of the Missouri government in exile when Gov. Thomas C. Reynolds established his state capital there. Also contains: Wm. McLane's Narrative of the Magee-Gutierrez Expedition, 1812-1813, pp.234-251 View more info

MEN OF FIBER.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: El Paso, Carl Hertzog: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014687

Condition: Fine


37 pp., photos. Design & typo. by Hertzog. Brief stories of John R. Baylor, Quanah Parker, Ranald S. Mackenzie, Andrew Jackson Potter, Bob Beverly. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED by Haley. Very nice inscription. View more info

EIGHTY YEARS UNDER THE STARS AND BARS.

By: Harwell, Thomas Fletcher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kyle, W. Turner Harwell: 1947

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 011686

Condition: Fine


108 pp., photos. Including biographical sketches of "100 Confederate Soldiers I Have Known". Information on the United Confederate Veterans and History of Camp Ben McCulloch, UCV, near Driftwood in Hays County, TX. View more info

TRANS-MISSOURI STOCK RAISING.

By: Latham, Dr. Hiram.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Denver, Old West Pub.: 1962

Inventory Number: 010135

Condition: Fine


D.j., 94 pp., e.p. map, illus., appendix. Designed & produced by Hertzog. Introduction by Jeff Dykes. Fine reprint of 1871 ed. Six Score #68; Lowman #146. Only reprint of rare classic range cattle book. View more info

BULLFIGHT MANUAL FOR SPECTATORS.

By: Lea, Tom.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, 1949

Inventory Number: 008319

Condition: Fine


Lowman #67. Later smaller edition with white wrs. No publisher listed. Shows Tom Lea copyright. Variant ed. View more info

THE SPANISH SOUTHWEST. An Exhibit at the Dallas Public Library June 15-July 2, 1971.

By: Lea, Tom. (Preface).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007251

Condition: Fine


9" x 6". Illustrations from an exhibit of important books on the Spanish influence. Design by Wm. Wittliff. 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

THE HISTORY OF LEESVILLE.

By: Mahan, Virgil.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Marcos, Author: 1941

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022447

Condition: Very Good


A xerox copy of his thesis for the degree of Master of Arts at Southwest Texas Teachers College. Plain paper, 47 pp., appendices A-D, biblio. The history of Leesville located in Gonzales County. Cracker Barrel Chronicles #1978. 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

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

CAMP FORD: Confederate Military Prison.

By: Mitchell, Leon, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, T S H A: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022191

Condition: Very Good


Southwestern Hist. Qtly., Vol. LXVI, July 1962, No. 1, pp. 1-17, map, illus. One of the first works on Camp Ford. This issue also contains Five Texas Frontier Companies During the Mexican War by Henry Barton; The Battle of Calcasieu Pass by Alwyn Barr; & The Battle of the Nueces, Aug. 10, 1862 by Robt. Shook; 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

THE CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL HANDBOOK.

By: Price, William H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arlington, Price Lithograph: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022364

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff decorated paper covers, 72 pp., map, many black & white photos, statistics. Pages 33 through 40 are color plates of the uniforms of various officers and enlisted men of both the U.S. Army and the CSA army. Worth the price for that alone. 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

WESTERN TRAVEL NARRATIVES PUBLISHED AFTER 1865, Catalogues 6 & 13

By: Reese, William S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, William Reese Co: 1981

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022437

Condition: Fine


Catalogue 6. Stiff tan paper covers, 600 items; Catalogue 13-Western Travel Narratives: Part 2 (issued 1982 or later), 670 items. Describes & offers for sale nearly 1300 western travel narratives. View more info