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HOPKINS COUNTY AND OUR HERITAGE.

By: Adams, Florene Chapman.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N.P., N.p.: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023279

Condition: Near Fine


White cloth w/blue letting & red, white & blue decoration, 252 pp., photos, biblio. History of the county: schools, historical markers, communities, family biographies, depression days, autobiog. of author, etc. View more info

BETWEEN THE ENEMY AND TEXAS: PARSON'S TEXAS CAVALRY IN THE CIVIL WAR.

By: Bailey, Anne J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TCU: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023448

Condition: Fine


355 pp., illus., photos, maps. Cloth with paper covered boards, no d.j. issued. Nice work on Parson's Texas Cavalry, recruited from North Texas, who fought in Arkansas, Missouri, & Louisiana. Embossed stamp on title page. View more info

SUMMERS AT LAMBSHEAD.

By: Burns, John

Price: $175.00

Publisher: N.p., Author: 1977

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023340

Condition: Fine


Cream colored paper covers w/black lettering & brand, 48 pp. with 26 pp. of photos and a large foldout genealogy of the Matthew/Reynolds family. Reminiscences of the family and Lambshead ranch. A very limited edition only for the family. Warmly INSCRIBED by Burns to Ben & Rosetta Pingenot-"Welcome to Lambshead". View more info

LETTERS FROM THE PACIFIC.

By: Chickering, William H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Carl Hertzog: 1946

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 000816

Condition: Near Fine


Original onionskin d.j. (tattered, discolored), 131 oo, with 10 pp. supplement laid in. Ltd. 300c. (#229). Envelope with Allen Chickering return mail labels laid in. Chickering was a Time-Life correspondent killed at Leyte. The family wanted his letters preserved in a memorial volume. Lea/Hertzog collaboration. Lowman #36 View more info

FACES OF THE BORDERLANDS.

By: Cisneros, Jose.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: El Paso, TWP: 1977

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023318

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 21 drawings (2 in color) of faces of people of the border which Cisneros produced for the Witte Museum in San Antonio. SIGNED by Cisneros. SWS #52 View more info

WARRENSBURG, MISSOURI. A History With Folk Lore.

By: Crissey, William E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Warrensburg (?), Star Journal: 1924

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 011938

Condition: Near Fine


Wrs. tied w/ cord, illus. History of Warrensburg, MO., county seat of Johnson Cty., about 65 mi. SE of Kansas City. 1836-1924. View more info

AN UNERRING FIRE. The Massacre at Fort Pillow.

By: Fuchs, Richard L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rutherford, Associated Univesity Presses: 1994

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023457

Condition: Fine


D.j., 190 pp., photos, index. An account of the confederate massacre of Union troops, most of whom were African American, at Fort Pillow near Memphis, Tennessee. The fort was inadequately defended and the soldiers easily defeated. Their slaughter led to charges of a racist massacre View more info

THE NAVAJO WAR DANCE. A Brief Narrative of Its Meaning & Practice.

By: Haile, Berard.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Michaels, St. Michaels Press: 1946

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 004322

Condition: Near Fine


illus. Very scarce. View more info

THE WAR FOR TEXAS INDEPENDENCE.

By: Lane, Gen. Walter P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Jenkins & Foster: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012713

Condition: Fine


12 pp. Introd. by John Jenkins. A reprint of the section of Lane's book-THE ADVENTURES & RECOLLECTIONS OF GEN. WALTER P. LANE....---that relates to the Texas revolution. Ltd. 400c. View more info

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, SAN MARCOS, TEXAS.

By: Lowman, Al.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Marcos, San Marcos Record: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020562

Condition: Very Good


Tan extended paper covers (edges worn) wtih illus. of church on front, 29 pp. with a two page BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF SAN MARCOS IN 1881. Illus. by Jose Cisneros. Designed by William R. Holman. History of the church on its 125th anniversary along with information on founder, charter members, & several notable persons connected with it such as Gen. Edward Burleson, Rev. Homer S. Thrall, & others. View more info

WHY THE WEST WAS WILD.

By: Miller, Nyle H. & Jos. W. Snell.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Topeka, Ks. State Hist. Soc.: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 013815

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (price clipped), 685 pp., photos, index. Hinges slightly loosed. Guns #1498-Adams " I believe this to be one of the most important books on this period." A most valuable addition to the history of the Kansas cow towns & their law officers. SIGNED by both authors. View more info

MOSBY'S WAR REMINISCENCES and STUARTS CAVALRY CAMPAIGNS.

By: Mosby, Col. John S.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: N. Y., Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1898

Inventory Number: 023462

Condition: Very Good


Red leather w/a black spine label, marbled endpapers, frontis., 264 pp. Professionally rebound. Contents in very nice condition with a few small brown spots. This appears to be the unauthorized version of this edition as it has 264 pp. versus 258 pp. in the regular edition. The memoirs of one of the Confederacy's most colorful and effective cavalry leaders. His independent command waged guerilla war behind Federal lines in northern Virginia. View more info

THE HERITAGE OF LAMB COUNTY.

By: Ogletree, Mardema, (Project Director)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dallas, Curtis Media Corp.: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017936

Condition: Fine


Black cloth with gilt lettering & paste-on color reproduction of Peter Hurd's mural on front cover, 549 pp., photos, index. Ranches, war veterans, history, and mainly family histories. View more info

1982 CONFEDERATE HISTORY SYMPOSIUM

By: Patterson, B.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Junior College: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023370

Condition: Fine


119 pp., index. The third symposium held at Hill College with the topic being "Texas Confederate Military Units". Essays include: Grandbury's Texas Brigade by Dr. Norman Brown; Ross' Texas Cavalry Brigade by Dr. Homer Kerr; From Valverde to Bisland: A Brief History of the Sibley Brigade by Dr. Jerry Thompson; Hood's Texas Brigade by Dr. Harold Simpson; and The tribulations of the Second Texas Infantry in Mississippi, 1862-1863 by Dr. J.E. Chance. Limited #72/75. View more info

PROCEEDINGS 1995 CONFEDERATE HISTORY SYMPOSIUM

By: Patterson, B.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Junior College: 1995

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023372

Condition: Fine


101 pp. Sixteenth Annual symposium held at Hill College. The year's topic being Texas Rangers in the War Between the States. Essays include: Ben McCulloch by Dr. Odie Faulk; Henry McCulloch by Dr. David Smith; Lawrence 'Sul' Ross by Dr. James Pohl; and John S. 'RIP' Ford by Dr. Ralph Widener, Jr. #36/75 copies. Previous owners embossed stamp on Title page. View more info

PROCEEDINGS 1996 CONFEDERATE HISTORY SYMPOSIUM

By: Patterson, B.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Junior College: 1996

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023373

Condition: Fine


98 pp. The seventeenth symposium held at Hill College. The topic being The Other Confederate Generals. Essays include: General Albert Sidney Johnston by Dr. Odie Faulk; General Braxton Bragg by Dr. Grady McWhiney; General Joseph E. Johnston by Dr. James W. Pohl; and General E. Kirby Smith by Dr. Norman Brown. #15/50 copies. View more info

A SOLDIER'S STORY. The Double Life of a Confederate Spy

By: Phillips, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Metro Books: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023338

Condition: Fine


D.j., 128 pp., illus., index. Accounts from the diary of Major Isaac N. Smith of the 22nd Virginia Infantry of his service as a field officer and then as a spy for the confederacy. View more info

TO THE NORTH ANNA RIVER. Grant and Lee May 13-25, 1864

By: Rhea, Gordon C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baron Rouge, LSU: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023455

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 505 pp., maps, photos, index. A narrative of the initial campaign between Grant and Lee in 1864, that became the battle of North Anna (23-26 May 1864) . Small stain at bottom of spine. View more info

NEW MEXICO CIVIL WAR BIBLIOGRAPHY.

By: Rittenhouse, Jack D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houston, Stagecoach Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007675

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 19 pp. Limited edition pub. for the Annual Banquet of the Historical Society of New Mexico. SIGNED. Has four less entries than the later cloth edition. View more info

UP CAME HILL. The Story of the Light Division and Its Leaders.

By: Schenck, Martin.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Stackpole Press: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023414

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 344 pp., many maps, illus., index. Price Clipped. The history of Hill's Light Division and Lee's reliance on him. View more info