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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

WINCHESTER WARRIORS. Texas Rangers of Company D, 1874-1901.

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Denton, UNT: 2009

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022499

Condition: As New


D.j., 402 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. Fine new work on the Texas Rangers by Waxahachie author. 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

COWTOWN MODERNE. Art Deco Architecture of Fort Worth, Texas.

By: Cohen, Judith Singer.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Tx. A&M: 1988

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020657

Condition: Fine


D.j., 202 pp., many photos, index. SIGNED. Announcement & newspaper reviews laid in. Published w/the cooperation of the Ft. Worth Chaper, American Institute of Architects. Details the history & shows the wonderful architecture of Art Deco Ft. Worth. 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

MY DOBIE COLLECTION.

By: Dykes, Jeff.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coll.Sta., Tx. A&M: 1971

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 001572

Condition: Fine


Illus. Friends of Tx. A&M Lib. Keepsake #1. Dykes' description of many rare Dobie items in his collection. Dykes gave his Dobie collection to the library to fill out their Range Livestock Collection, which he had sold to them. 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

GENERAL TOM GREEN. Fightin' Texan.

By: Faulk, Odie B.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023038

Condition: Fine


Cloth w/paper cover attached, 77 pp. + 8 pp. of photos, index. Introd. by Rupert N. Richardson. Green was in the Texas Revolution & the Civil War, dying at Blair's Landing. Was Sec. of State & Clerk of Supreme Ct. in the Republic. Fought in N.M. with Sibley, at the recapture of Galveston, & at Mansfield. This #22 of 34 copies specially bound. INSCRIBED by Faulk. 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

GOVERNORS I HAVE KNOWN

By: Fitzgerald, Hugh Nugent.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Austin American Stateman: 1929

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007241

Condition: Near Fine


69 pp., photos, cartoons. Short essays about 14 Texas governors by a veteran political newspaper writer & editor. Covers Gov. E.M. Pease, Hogg, Culberson, both Fergusons, Hobby, Neff, Moody, Sterling, and others. View more info

THE COWBOYS

By: Forbis, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Time Life: 1974

Inventory Number: 020530

Condition: Fine


Browne embossed leather with illus. on front cover, 240 pp., many photos & illus. (some in color), index. Covers everything related to cowboys with some excellent pictures & illustrations. View more info

RIP FORD'S TEXAS.

By: Ford, John Salmon.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Univ of Tx.: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inventory Number: 007657

Condition: Fine


519 pp., frontis, index. BTB#64(A)- Personal memoirs of one of the most colorful Texans of his time. Ford fought in the Mexican War, was a Texas Ranger captain, & a Colonel in the Confederate cavalry in the Civil War. View more info

FROM SAIL TO STEAM. Four Centuries of Texas Maritime History 1500-1900.

By: Francavigilia, Richard V.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1998

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023333

Condition: Fine


D.j., 324 pp., illus., index, glossary of nautical terms. Fine copy still in shrink wrap. More Basic Tx. Bks #34--the first serious work on this section of Texas history. View more info

ADVENTURES OF BILL LONGLEY.

By: Fuller, Henry C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Nacogdoches, Baker Printing Co.:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019836

Condition: Fine


Stiff yellow wrs. with photo on front cover, (68) pp. (no pagination), ads, illus. Captured by Sheriff Milton Mast and Deputy Bill Burrows, near Keatchie, Louisiana, in 1877, and executed at Giddings, Texas, 1878. Six-Guns #783-"A complete story of the life of one of Texas' most notorious outlaws." Fine copy. View more info

FORT WORTH, A FRONTIER TRIUMPH.

By: Garrett, Julia Kathryn.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020645

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (worn, several small tears), 366 pp., illus. Former owner name, yellow highlighting on some pages. SIGNED. Appendices-list of Ft. Worth pioneers, headrights in Tarrant Cty., muster rolls for Civil War units. The early history of Ft. Worth beginning with early Spanish exploration of the upper Trinity until the end of Reconstruction. View more info

RINCON (Remote Dwelling Place). Story of Life on a South Texas Ranch at the Turn of the Century.

By: Gilliland, Maude T.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Brownsville, Springman-King Co.: 1964

Edition: 1st., 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 021796

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, 105 pp., 50 rare photos. No d.j. Announcement laid in. Excellent view of ranch life in South Texas at the turn of the century including bandit trouble on the Mexican Border 1915-23. Rangers, hunting, vaqueros, curanderos, etc. Interesting & amusing accounts of her girlhood on the vast Wells Ranch in Starr & Hidalgo counties in South Texas. INSCRIBED. Six-Guns #830 View more info