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"THE FALL OF PARKER'S FORT".

By: Deshields, James T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Union Natl. Bk.: 1935

Inventory Number: 024610

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, 10 pp. Reprint by the Union Natl. Bank of Houston of an extract from Border Wars of Texas by DeShields which was given to customers in the 1930's. View more info

A CORNER FOREVER TEXAS.

By: Dobie, J.Frank.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Whatley:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024506

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 8 pp. No date (ca. 1938). As new copy in its original shipping envelope. A separate printing of a plea by Dobie for a Texas center at the Univ. of Texas with emphasis on the Texas Collection of fine & rare books taken in part from The Alcalde, April 1938. View more info

THE MEZCLA MAN.

By: Dobie, J.Frank.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: El Paso, Carl Hertzog: 1954

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024516

Condition: Fine


Tan paper covers with adobe brick design, 11 pp., illus. by Cisneros. Designed & printed by Hertzog. Lowman #89. A Christmas greeting using a story from On The Open Range sent by Berthas & Frank Dobie in 1954. Perhaps the finest of Dobie's Christmas greetings. View more info

ALONG THE EARLY TRAILS OF THE SOUTHWEST.

By: Gard, Wayne; Dean Krakel; Joe B. Frantz; Dorman Winfrey; Gordon Frost; John Jenkins.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton Press: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012485

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped), 175 pp., 6 color & many black & white illus. by Melvin Warren. Covers Old San Antonio Road, Chisholm Trail, Butterfield Overland Mail Trail, Goodnight-Loving Trail, Dodge Santa Fe Trail, and Dodge City Trail by a group of excellent authors. View more info

A MEXICAN FAMILY EMPIRE. The Latifundio of the Sanchez Navarro Family 1765 - 1867

By: Harris, Charles H. III

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023307

Condition: Good


D.j., 410 pp., tables, index. Brown stain on edge of page block and on outer part of many pages. A study of a the largest latifundio ever to have existed in Mexico and all of latin America, located in the northern state of Coahuila and was composed of 17 haciendas and more than 16.5 million acres. View more info

CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY. Vol. II-Maryland & West Virginia.

By: Johnson, Gen. Bradley T. & Col. Robert White. Edited By Gen. Clement A. Evans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, The Archive Society: 1994

Inventory Number: 024624

Condition: Fine


Red cloth w/gilt lettering & seal, 184 & 138 pp., illus., maps, AEG, marbled endpapers. Facsimile reprint of the 1899 edition. View more info

A RANGER LEGACY. 150 Years of Service to Texas.

By: Kilgore, Dan E.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Austin, Madrona Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024596

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped, illus. by Jose Cisneros), 104 pp., index, map by Barbara Whitehead. A full account of the early Texas Rangers from their organization in Austin's colony to the later days of prohibition and the oil fields. Adams 150-#90 View more info

THE LAST FRONTIER. The Story of Hardeman County.

By: Neal, Bill.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1996

Inventory Number: 015865

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth with gold decoration, 266 pp., photos; indices to club, church, business & family histories. Reprint of 1966 edition. Foreword by A.C. Greene. History of Hardeman county with chapters on Indians (photos of Quanah Parker and his daughter, Wanada), list of cattle brands, & 120 pp. of family histories.. View more info

SOMERVELL. Story of a Texas County.

By: Nunn, W.C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, TCU: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 002370

Condition: Fine


258 pp., photos, index, e.p. maps. North Texas county history. Glen Rose is county seat. Dinosaur Valley State Park. View more info

THE EVOLUTION OF A STATE or Recollections of Old Texas Days.

By: Smithwick, Noah.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Austin, Gammel Book Co.: 1900

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021856

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth (rebound w/new endpapers), 354 pp., illus. Former owner name on title & her address stamp on several pages. First few pages waterstained on outside edge. Basic Tx. Bks #189-Dobie called it the "best of all books dealing with life in early Texas." Smithwick came to Texas in 1827 & became a blacksmith in San Felipe. Run out of town in 1831 by vigilantes, he joined the Army in 1835 & fought in the revolution. He served in the Rangers & lived with the Com... View more info

STANDARD BLUE-BOOK TEXAS 1921.

By: Standard Blue Book Co.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Standard Blue Book Co.: 1921

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 002077

Condition: Very Good


Many photos & short biographies. This edition features West Texas and the Panhandle Plains. Spots on front cover. Scarce. View more info

A HISTORY OF LIMESTONE COUNTY, TEXAS. 1833-1860.

By: Steele, Hampton.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mexia, Mexia News Publishing Co:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024608

Condition: Fine


Stiff light green paper covers, 37 pp., frontis. of Steele. No date but published about 1925. Early history of Limestone County. Steele's father fought in the Battle of San Jacinto. Moved to Limestone County in 1844 and was the 14th family in the county. View more info

MANNEN CLEMENTS. Texas Gunfighter.

By: Stephens, Robert W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: N.P., Author: 1996

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 010404

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, 98 pp., photos. Ltd. 250c, #76 SIGNED. Clements, a cousin of John Wesley Hardin, killed several men. First full biography of Clements. View more info

TEXAS RANGER INDIAN WAR PENSIONS.

By: Stephens, Robert W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Quanah, Nortex: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 010447

Condition: Fine


Brown boards, 124 pp., alphabetical order. Abstracted records from the National Archives of Texas Rangers who applied for pensions for fighting indians in Texas. A lot of valuable information about many Texas Rangers taken from their pension application files. View more info

REMINISCENCES OF EARLY DAYS OF FORT WORTH.

By: Terrell, Capt. J.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, TCU: 1999

Inventory Number: 020633

Condition: Fine


Green cloth with gilt lettering, 106 pp., photos, index. No d.j. issued. Fine out-of-print reprint of rare 1906 work on the early history of Ft. Worth. Also info. on Weatherford, Denton, Tarrant County areas, hunting, etc. View more info

AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL. The Life of J. Frank Dobie.

By: Tinkle, Lon.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1978

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 009910

Condition: Fine


The excellent biography of one of the best-loved storytellers of Texas and the American Southwest. MBTB #113. View more info

DICK DOWLING AT SABINE PASS: A Texas Incident in the War Between the States

By: Tolbert, Frank X.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N. Y., McGraw-Hill: 1962

Edition: 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 018906

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 159 pp.. plan of the battle of Sabine Pass. A true story of a Civil War battle in Texas. Dowling and others held off & defeated a Union force with 21 warships. Excellent work by Dallas author. Pages browning. View more info

DICK DOWLING AT SABINE PASS: A Texas Incident in the War Between the States

By: Tolbert, Frank X.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N. Y., McGraw-Hill: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023229

Condition: Fine


D.j., 159 pp.. plan of the battle of Sabine Pass. A true story of a Civil War battle in Texas. Dowling and others held off & defeated a Union force with 21 warships. View more info

OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST. A Texas Boy.

By: Traylor, S.W., Sr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Allentown, Schlicher and Son: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 011924

Condition: Near Fine


255 pp., photos. D.j. soil. .Autobiography of a Texas born man who worked in mining in Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada, tells of engineering feats, the far West in pioneer days, and his role as a manufacturer helping the Allies in WW II. INSCRIBED. View more info

THE WORLD OF COL. JOHN W. THOMASON, USMC.

By: Turner, Martha Ann

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018149

Condition: Fine


405 pp., 20 pp. of illus., biblio., index. Supplements the biography by Willock with much more material on his personal life. Thomason wrote books on the Civil War, WW II, and other subjects and illustrated many other books. View more info