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BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. A Second Look at Books & Histories of the West.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 008590

Condition: Fine


D.j. (spine fading), 610 pp., index. Adams' examination of some 424 books on outlaws with corrections to some of the mistakes that have been made. A very nice copy. View more info

SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER. A Bibliography of Books & Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleaveland, John Zubal: 1982

Inventory Number: 024587

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth w/gilt lettering, no d.j., 808 pp., index. Essential bibliography for collectors of outlaw and gunmen material. Reprint of 1969 revised & enlarged edition. View more info

TWO CENTURIES IN EAST TEXAS. A History of San Augustine County and Surrounding Territory.

By: Crocket, G.L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: San Augustine, Christ Church: 1962

Inventory Number: 023657

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 385 pp. 1982 reprint with expanded index. An excellent area history first published in 1932. A significant historic memory of San Augustine & Nacogdoches Counties. Guns #514. D.j. has been taped to top & bottom edges of book, otherwise very nice condition. View more info

TEXANA, Vol. IV, No. 1, Spring 1966 THE STAKED PLAINS.

By: Davis, Robert E., Ed

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waco, Texana: 1966

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016197

Condition: Very Good


Texana, Vol.IV, No.1, Spring 1966. Contains: Fleming, Elvis-Captain Nicholas Nolan, pp. 1-13. Also: Richard Santos-SPANISH ARCHIVES OF LAREDO, p. 41-46; Andrew Forest Muir-Heinrich Thuerwaechter, Colonial German Settler, pp. 33-40. Name on front cover, inside cover & on title page. View more info

CHARM IN MEXICAN FOLKTALES

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Soc.: 1951

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024510

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 8 pp. First separate printing from Texas Folklore Soc. Pub. XXIV-"The Healer of Los Olmos & Other Mexican Lore". Sent as A Christmas Remembrance, Bertha and Frank Dobie, 1951. View more info

TOM LEA-A PORTFOLIO OF SIX PAINTINGS.

By: Dobie, J Frank

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1953

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025383

Condition: Fine


Elephant folio. Introd. by J.Frank Dobie (8 pp.). Includes color prints of Fighting Bull (1949), Pacing White Mustang (1948); Hills of Mexico (1947); Shining Plain (1947); Trail Herd (1947); and Lonely Town (1937). 16"x19" each. In original mailer, as new View more info

THE WRITER AND HIS REGION.

By: Dobie, J. Frank.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, University Press: 1950

Inventory Number: 024499

Condition: Near Fine


Light green paper covers, 7 pp. Reprinted from Southwest Review (Spring 1950). From an address given to the Texas Institute of Letters in Dallas in 1949. Dobie cites Matthew Arnold, Robert Frost and D.H. Lawrence to show how regionalism is rooted in authenticity & beyond some intellectual definition. View more info

ELGIN. A HISTORY OF ELGIN, TEXAS 1872-1972

By: Elgin Historical Committee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Von Boeckmann Jones: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021942

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers (edges browned), 168 pp., many early photos. History of Central Texas town in Bastrop County. View more info

THE CONFEDERATE ARMY OF NEW MEXICO.

By: Hall, Martin H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Presidial Press: 1978

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021111

Condition: Fine


D.j., 422 pp., map, photos, index. The Sibley Brigade and the invasion of New Mexico 1861-1862. Complete rosters of the Texas units-4th, 5th, & 7th Regiments of Texas Mounted Volunteers. View more info

HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF ANGELINA COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Haltom, R.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton Press: 1969

Inventory Number: 021096

Condition: Fine


D.j., 66 pp. + 32 pp. of ads. Facsimile reprint of one of the first county histories issued in Texas, pub. in 1888. Only 2 or 3 copies of original exist. Ltd. 500c. Now very scarce. View more info

PAUL KANE'S FRONTIER Including Wanderings of an Artist Among the Indians of North America By Paul Kane.

By: Harper, J. Russell, Ed.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Austin, Amon Carter Museum By U Tx. Press.: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025329

Condition: Very Good


Tan suede with title in gilt on spine (spine faded with quarter size worn place at top), large square quarto volume in brown box, 350 pp., 48 color plates, 205 black & white plates, index. #176 of 300c of this special edition. Catalogue raisonne by Harper. Contents in fine condition. View more info

IN THE CATTLE COUNTRY: HISTORY OF POTTER COUNTY 1887-1966.

By: Key, Della Tyler.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Quanah, Nortex: 1972

Edition: 2nd

Inventory Number: 018816

Condition: Fine


356 pp., photos, map of Potter County in rear, index. Early history of Amarillo & Potter County in the Panhandle of Texas. SIGNED. View more info

HOWES U.S.-IANA CATALOGUE PRICES.

By: Morrison, Richard & Shelly.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Morrison Books: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025378

Condition: Very Good


Stiff blue paper covers, about 75 pp. Price entries for over 3000 different Howes U.S.-IANA Western Americana Works Offered for Sale 1987-1989. A nice reference. View more info

HOWES U.S.-IANA CATALOGUE PRICES.

By: Morrison, Richard & Shelly.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Morrison Books: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025379

Condition: Very Good


Stiff blue paper covers, about 75 pp. Price entries for over 3000 different Howes U.S.-IANA Western Americana Works Offered for Sale 1987-1989. A nice reference. View more info

BEST BOOKS: Science Fiction.

By: Morrison, Richard K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, W.M. Morrison: 1988

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025319

Condition: Fine


Orange paper folded into four pages, 8.5" x 11".The 56 Most Recommended Works of Modern Science Fiction. View more info

BEST BOOKS ON THE WEST. A Guide to a Core Collection.

By: Morrison, Richard K. & Shelly, Compiled By.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, W.M. Morrison: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025369

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper, 82 pp. The 1,750 most recommended works relating to the West. Considered by some as a key acquisition to building a library of Western book titles. View more info

EYEWITNESS TEXANA. A Bibliography of Firsthand Accounts of Texas Before 1860. New Revised & Enlarged Edition.

By: Morrison, Richard K., Compiled By.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, W.M. Morrison: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025376

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper with mylar cover, 67 pp., 4 appendices, selected geographic & subject index. Published Diaries, Journals, Reminiscences, Reports, Letters, etc. This copy interleaved with blank sheets between each printed page for additional entries. Several handwritten entries--probably in preparation for another revised edition. View more info

W.M. Morrison Publications

By: Morrison, W.M.

Price: $10.00

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025342

Condition: Fine


Single sheet of paper with color photo of all publications by W.M. Morrison with a list of the books and prices at the time. View more info

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SCURRY COUNTY STYLE. Stories from below the Cap Rock and beyond.

By: Payne, Viola M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016451

Condition: Fine


D.j., 189 pp. Nineteen stories of people and events in the arid land of West Texas. View more info

RUNNELS IS MY COUNTRY.

By: Poe, Charlsie.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020978

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (price clipped), 266 pp., many photos. Slight musty smell. SIGNED. History of West Texas county organized in 1880. View more info