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COWBOY LINGO.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026322

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, no d.j., 257 pp., illus., index. Name on endpapers. Six-Score 3: "An interesting work dealing with the slang of the cowboy." Herd 13; Six Guns 8; Dobie p. 95-"A dictionary of cowboy words, figures of speech, picturesque phraseology, slang, etc., with explanations of many factors peculiar to range life." View more info

HOT IRONS - HERALDRY OF THE RANGE.

By: Arnold, Oren and John P. Hale.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillian: 1940

Edition: 1st., 1st Prtg.

Inventory Number: 026314

Condition: Good


Cloth (soiled), no d.j., 242 pp., brands illus. on endpapers & in text. Front hinge cracked. INSCRIBED by both authors with both author's brands burnt into the bottom edges. First printing April 1940. The history of American cattle brands. Contents very nice. View more info

ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER.

By: Beck, Mrs. Henry Harrison.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Fithian Press: 1999

Inventory Number: 025000

Condition: Fine


D.j., 295 pp., plates. Reprint of a rare piece of Texana. The autobiography of Fannie Davis Veale Beck, born in Dresden, Tx., in 1861. She grew up in Palo Pinto, lived at Breckenridge & Clear Fork of Brazos, family encounters w/Indians, Ku Klux Klan. An excellent book. Ltd. 250c for sale. View more info

RED RIVER DUST.

By: Bowers, Eugene & Evelyn Oppenheimer.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Waco, Word Books: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026325

Condition: Fine


D.j., 178 pp., map, illus. Stories of the people and events in the Red River Valley, one of the oldest settled areas of Texas. Introd. by Frank X. Tolbert. SIGNED by both authors. View more info

COW COUNTRY.

By: Dale, Edward Everett

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1942

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026324

Condition: Fine


D.j., 265 pp., chapter head illus. Herd 632-" A collection of essays published in various periodicals during the past quarter of a century." Six-Guns 543-"Minor mention of certain outlaws and the Johnson County War." View more info

FALLEN GUIDON. The Forgotten Saga of Gen. Jo Shelby's Confederate Command...

By: Davis, Edwin A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, Stagecoach Press: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026315

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped), 174 pp., illus. Limited. ed. The story of Shelby's Brigade & its Expedition across Texas & down to Mexico City in 1865. Excellent book about a little known episode at the close of the Civil War. View more info

BORDER WARS OF TEXAS.

By: Deshields, James T.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tioga, The Herald Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026298

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library & rebound in some odd green cloth, 400 pp., illus. One of the fundamental books on Texas Indian fighting w/numerous accounts obtained from participants. An encyclopedia of Indian atrocity stories as revealed directly by pioneers & 19th Centuty newspapers. Contents in very nice condition. View more info

THE VOICE OF THE COYOTE.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Co.: 1950

Edition: 1st. British Ed.

Inventory Number: 026319

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clippped, worn), 386 pp., many illus., notes. Dobie spent 30 years collecting information for this book. He not only gives the history of the coyote, but also writes about how it exists in human imagination. Last 50 pp. are Tales of Don Coyote. Herd #703. View more info

THE FLAVOR OF TEXAS.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Jenkins: 1975

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 025009

Condition: Fine


D.j., 167 pp., index. One of Dobie's best books. Originally printed in a limited edition for the Texas Centennial in 1936. Contains his favorite episodes and characters from Texas history--Big Foot Wallace, the drawing of the black beans, Rachel Plummer's captivity, etc. Excellent copy. View more info

THE PURPLE LAWMAN. From Horned Toad to High Sheriff. The Story of Lon Evans.

By: Evans, Lon.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, The Summit Group: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026289

Condition: Fine


D.j., 183 pp., photos. Stamped inscription & signature of Evans on fly, gift inscription on endpaper. Autobiography of Lon Evans who served as Sheriff of Tarrant County, Tx., for 24 years. Evans was an All-Southwest Conference football player at TCU, was installed in the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, and was one of the best known professional football officials before becoming Sheriff. View more info

M. K. KELLOGG'S TEXAS JOURNAL 1872.

By: Friend, Llerena B., Ed. & Introd. By.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026283

Condition: Fine


D.j., 183 pp., 15 illus., 3 maps, index. Kellogg's notes about his experiences of a mining attempt in the Wichita area with the Texas Land and Copper Association View more info

THE BOY CAPTIVE OF THE TEXAS MIER EXPEDITION.

By: Gooch-Iglehart, Fanny Chambers.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Antonio, J.R.Wood Printing: 1909

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024341

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with paper covering both covers, front panel illustrated w/black lettering, 331 pp., color frontis, many illus., glossary. Spine ends tender & edges worn through in places, but overall a very nice tight copy of a book normally found in execrable condition. Very scarce. View more info

COWBOYS AND CATTLELAND.

By: Halsell, H.H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Parthenon Press: 1937

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026287

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth w/white lettering & gilt decoration, 276 pp., frontis. His family lived in Wise County and the author describes his life as a cowboy, and the lives and times of other Texas cattleman from 1865 to 1907. Indian raids, trail drives, etc. Herd #978. View more info

THE MISSION NUESTRA SENORA DE GUADALUPE DEL PASO.

By: Hertzog, Carl.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: El Paso, UTEP: 1981

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024349

Condition: Fine


Brown covers, 7 pages with 3 illustrations of the church. Historical keepsake prepared at UTEP for the Four Centuries '81 celebration in El Paso celebrating 322 years of continuous service by the mission, the oldest structure at El Paso del Norte. Contains the document authorizing the building of the mission in 1659; an explanation of the project by Carl Hertzog, who designed & supervised it; & a color reproduction of an illustration of the mission by Augustus de Vaudricourt in 1857. Limited edition. View more info

FARTHER OFF FROM HEAVEN.

By: Humphrey, William.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1977

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026321

Condition: Fine


D.j., 244 pp. The haunting recreation of the author's re-creation of his early years in the cotton country of east Texas and the death of his father in a car accident in 1937 at Clarksville, Tx. View more info

THE CANONS OF COLORADO.

By: Jackson, William Henry.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Denver, Frank S. Thayer:

Inventory Number: 026309

Condition: Very Good


Unknown edition probably in the 1890's. Gray cloth covered boards with black lettering & a 2x5" photo set in the cover. 16 black & white photos of various Colorado canyons set-in accordion style to pull out for viewing. The cover has a snap seal which has been torn, otherwise very nice copy. View more info

HISTORY OF BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS BEFORE STATEHOOD.

By: Kesselus, Kenneth.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Jenkins Pub.: 1986

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026295

Condition: Fine


Beautifully bound in burgumdy simulated leather, 329 pp., photos, index. No d.j. issued. SIGNED. Forword by John Jenkins. Colonization, settlers life, Texas Revolution, etc. View more info

THE KING RANCH.

By: Lea, Tom.

Price: $1,325.00

Publisher: Kingsville, King Ranch: 1957

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024969

Condition: Fine


The Saddle Blanket edition, 2 vols. bound in King Ranch saddle blanket cloth pattern, slipcase, 838 pp.,43 drawings, 11 facsimiles, map, index. This special edition was designed by Carl Hertzog, printed and bound in Texas. Originally it was given to friends and buyers of horses or cattle. Basic Tx. Books #121-best account of the most famous ranch in the world. This is some of Lea's best writing & Hertzog's best book design. Fine copy except a dozen very small spots on back of Vol. I. View more info

LIBERTY, LIBERTY COUNTY, AND THE ATASCOSITO DISTRICT.

By: Partlow, Miriam.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton Press: 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024994

Condition: Fine


D.j., 369 pp., 258 photos, notes, appendix, index. Includes Liberty, Chambers, Jefferson, Orange, Jasper, Newton, Tyler, Polk, Hardin & San Jacinto, & parts of Galveston, Harris, & Montgomery counties--the book is a history of Southeast Texas as well as those counties. Excellent copy nicely INSCRIBED by author. View more info

MARKS OF LINCOLN ON OUR LAND.

By: Redway, Maurine Whorton & Dorothy Kendall Bracken.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Hastings House: 1957

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026318

Condition: Very Good


Gray paper covered boards w/black lettering, 121 pp., many b & w photos. A study in pictures of the life of Lincoln. INSCRIBED by Redway and SIGNED by both authors. View more info