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THE LEGENDARY WEST.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, Dallas Pub. Lib.: 1276

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 001276

Condition: Fine


47 p., illus. Catalog of an exhibition of rare books at the Dallas Public Library. View more info

CIVIL WAR BOOKS. A Priced Checklist with Advice.

By: Broadfoot, Tom.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Broadfoot Pub.: 1996

Edition: 4th Ed.

Inventory Number: 024771

Condition: Near Fine


Gray cloth w/gilt lettering & decoration, 936 pp. A listing of Civil War books and Broadfoot's opinion of their retail value. A very useful guide. View more info

PIONEER DAYS...TWO VIEWS: EARLY DAYS IN WEST TEXAS and RECOLLECTIONS OF MISS TOMMIE CLACK.

By: Clack, Mary Hampton; Katharyn Duff & Betty Kay Seibt

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Abilene, Zachry Assoc.: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024863

Condition: Fine


D.j., 234 pp., endpaper map, photos, illus. Two vols. in one reprint of the rare "Early Days in West Texas" by Mary Hampton Clack originally pub. in 1932 on her pioneer life in Texas in the 1870's & 1880's, and a first printing of her niece's "Recollections of Miss Tommie Clack" written when she was 95. View more info

MY LIFE ON THE RANGE.

By: Clay, John.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N. Y., Antiquarian Press: 1961

Inventory Number: 018841

Condition: Fine


405 pp., photos, index. First published in 1924, this is a fine reprint of a range cattle industry classic. Well written book about the author's (a well-educated Scotsman) ranch experiences. Many incidents of the Johnson County War & some about Tom Horn. View more info

CIVIL WAR PRISONS & ESCAPES. A Day-by-Day Chronicle.

By: Denney, Robert E.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: N. Y., Sterling Pub.: 1993

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024767

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 309 pp., 8 pp. photo section, index. Foreword by Edwin C. Bearss. Based on diaries & letters of prisoners, newspaper stories & Official Records of the war. View more info

THE HISTORY OF TEXAS, or The Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil & Productions of That Country, ...

By: Edward, David B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1990

Inventory Number: 014836

Condition: Fine


363 pp., foldout map, index. Introduction by Margaret Henson. #146 of 150c. in buckram slipcase. Basic Tx. Bks #53-one of the best accounts of Texas on the eve of the revolutions, this also includes the early actions in revolt through 1835. One of the few choice early histories of Texas altho the author was clearly anti-Texan at heart. View more info

SHELBY'S EXPEDITION TO MEXICO.

By: Edwards, John N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1964

Inventory Number: 019440

Condition: Fine


Black cloth w/gilt lettering, slipcase, mylar, 139 pp., map, plates (some in color), photos. Facsimile reprint. Story of Shelby's Missourians & others who fled to Mexico rather than surrender. They marched from Marshall to Eagle Pass, buried their flag in the Rio Grande, & went to Mexico. View more info

COURT OF THE DAMNED. Being a Factual Story of the Court of Judge Isaac C. Parker and the Life and Times of the Indian Territory and Old Fort Smith.

By: Emery, J. Gladston

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., Comet Press: 1959

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019070

Condition: Very Good


194 pp., illus. Minor brown spots on endpapers & top edge. An interesting account of the legendary court of Judge Parker and many well-known outlaws of the Indian Territory. View more info

ROBERT POTTER. Founder of the Texas Navy.

By: Fischer, Ernest G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gretna, Pelican Pub.: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018612

Condition: Near Fine


258 pp., frontis, index. Names on endpapers. Biography of Potter who was a midshipman at fifteen, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and Secretary of the Texas Navy. View more info

EAGLE IN THE NEW WORLD. German Immigration to Texas and America

By: Gish, Theodore & Richard Spuler, Ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Texas A&M: 1986

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015701

Condition: Fine


252 pp., some illus., index. A compilation of a number of essays on the effect of German immigration to Texas. View more info

PECULIAR HONOR. A History of the 28th Texas Cavalry 1862-1865

By: Johansson, M. Jane.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fayetteville, U. Of Ark.: 1998

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024731

ISBN: 1-55728-504-7

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 197 pp., photos, maps, index. The 28th Tx. Cavalry (Dismounted) was a unit of Walker's Texas Division and campaigned in Arkansas, Louisiana & Texas. They were part of the division known as "Walker's Greyhounds" because of their amazing mobility & marching stamina. View more info

REMINISCENCES OF FIFTY YEARS IN TEXAS.

By: Linn, John J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, State House Press: 1986

Inventory Number: 024861

Condition: Fine


D.j., 397 pp., index. Reprint of 1883 edition. Basic Tx Books# 127(B)-"..one of the basic sources on the revolutionary period." Ghost written by Victor M. Rose. Linn knew everybody and tells stories about many of the important early Texas figures. View more info

THE HISTORY OF MANSFIELD, TEXAS. Mid 1800--1965

By: Mansfield Historical Society.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dallas, Curtis Media Corp.: 1996

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024781

Condition: Fine


Black simulated leather with photo inset on front cover, 405 pp., photos, index. Slightly cocked. Early history of the various communities around Mansfield and the town. Early years, Civil War, businesses, family homes, and family histories from pp. 165 to 390 with many photos. . View more info

TEN MORE TEXANS IN GRAY.

By: Nunn, Dr. W.C., Ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024811

Condition: Fine


D.j., 216 pp., photos, index. Short biographies of Texas Civil War leaders Rip Ford, Tom Green, Albert Sidney Johnston, Samuel Bell Maxey, Ben McCulloch, O.M. Roberts, Sul Ross, Henry H. Sibley, James W. Throckmorton, and B.F. Terry. View more info

PIONEER FORT WORTH, TEXAS: LIFE, TIMES AND FAMILIES OF SOUTH TARRANT COUNTY.

By: Race, Lila Bunch.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Dallas, Taylor: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024834

Condition: Fine


Original red leatherette with white lettering, 279 pp., many photos. Early Fort Worth and the Farmer, Race, Bunch, Baggett & Justice families. Family histories & photos of many south Tarrant County families. A very fine copy w/no marks or defects View more info

THE HISTORY OF SMITH COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Smallwood, James.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021102

Condition: Fine


D.j., two volumes, 920 pp., photos, index. An well written and informative history of Smith County with much on the Civil War. Vol. 1-Origins to 1875; Vol. 2-1875 to its Centennial View more info

THE FIRST 100 YEARS IN COOKE COUNTY.

By: Smith, A. Morton.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1976

Edition: 2nd Prtg.,

Inventory Number: 018975

Condition: Near Fine


290 pp. plus 14 pp. of photos, e.p. maps, index. Bicentennial edition. No d.j., former owner name on back of false title. Excellent history of N. Texas county--site of the Great Hanging at Gainesville during the Civil War. View more info

BETHESDA

By: Smith, Bennett

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Branch-Smith: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Inventory Number: 006140

Condition: Fine


signed,many photos. History of northwestern Parker county community. View more info

A HISTORY OF BRAZORIA COUNTY, TEXAS; THE OLD PLANTATIONS AND THEIR OWNERS; and STEAM BOATS ON THE BRAZOS.

By: Smith, T.L., Jr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Houston, T. L. Smith, Jr.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024602

Condition: Very Good


Stiff red paper, 92 pp., photos. Contains A History of Brazoria County by Mary Nixon Rogers; The Old Plantations & Their Owners of Brazoria County by Abner Strobel (1926); and Steamboats on the Brazos (1958) by T.L. Smith, Jr. SIGNED by Smith. View more info

THROUGH THE YEARS: A HISTORY OF CROSBY COUNTY, TEXAS

By: Spikes, Nellie W. & Temple Ann Ellis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1952

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017869

Condition: Fine


D.j., 493 pp., index. Gift inscription on fly. Thoroughly researched history of High Plains of Texas including extensive list of cattle brands and biographical sketches of the pioneers. Very scarce. View more info