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MEMORIAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF McLENNAN, FALLS, BELL AND CORYELL COUNTIES. ..

By: N/A

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lewis Publishing Co.: 1893

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025693

Condition: Very Good


Black leather spine, embossed leather covered boards, 999 pp., many ports., index. History of Texas and each of the four counties to pp. 392 with the remainder being biographical sketches of many of the pioneers and prominent people. Original spine replaced, new marbled endpapers, and the title page & first 10 pages are copies. All edges gilt except the copies. A very nice copy of an early and rare "mug" book on the history of these four Central Texas counties. E... View more info

LIBERTY OIL FIELD PHOTO.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025755

Condition: Fine


Sepia colored photo of a drilling crew in front of several derricks, storage tanks, & smoke stacks. On the left of the photo appear to be a number of animal carcasses on a tree. Nice clear photo mounted on a stiff board, 11" x 15", and brown matts around it. View more info

A PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLEMENT OF CONFEDERATE SWORDS (With Addendum).

By: Albaugh, William A., III

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Orange, Va., Moss Publications: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025302

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (missing some pieces on top & bottom edges), 205 pp. plus 54 pp. addendum, many photos. First published in 1963, this addition is augmented with the addendum & photos of new specimens. View more info

GRINGO BUILDERS.

By: Allhands, J.L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Clio Press: 1931

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025681

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth w/gilt lettering, 283 pp., photos, index. INSCRIBED. His first book, long out of print, about the opening of the lower Rio Grande Valley and the building of the Brownsville Railroad. Information on the huge ranches, first passenger trains in the Valley, Bay City, Uriah Lott and more. . View more info

AN ABSTRACT OF THE ORIGINAL TITLES OF RECORD IN THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton: 1964

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 025635

Condition: Near Fine


Cloth spine & corners, marbled boards w/paper label on spine, 182 pp. Facsimile reprod. of 1838 ed. Basic Tx. Bks#204(J)- one of the essential research tools on Texas lands & their settlement. Comprises a listing of all persons granted title to land in Texas, with date of grant, location, amount of land, & other details. View more info

AN ABSTRACT OF THE ORIGINAL TITLES OF RECORD IN THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton: 1964

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 027189

Condition: Fine


Cloth spine & corners, marbled boards w/paper label on spine, 182 pp. Facsimile reprod. of 1838 ed. Basic Tx. Bks#204(J)- one of the essential research tools on Texas lands & their settlement. Comprises a listing of all persons granted title to land in Texas, with date of grant, location, amount of land, & other details. Introd. by Mary Lewis Ulmer. View more info

THE LITERATURE OF THE RANGE CATTLE INDUSTRY.

By: Aydelotte, Frank.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Westerners: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025746

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 19 pp. Vol. XV, No. 4, Decemer 1970, issue of The Trail Guide published by the Kansas City Posse of The Westerners. A critical survey of the range cattle industry literature with emphasis on the cattleman, finances & management. View more info

ZEPHYR YESTERDAY AND TODAY with 120 Genealogies of Zephyr's Pioneer Families.

By: Bettersworth, John K., Ed. By.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Brownwood, Banner Prtg. Co.: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025669

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 264 pp., photos, illus., index. History of the town of Zephyr in Brown County---the Vann family, early business, railroad, 1909 cyclone, prohibition, etc. Lots of genealogy View more info

BOOKER TEXAS. DIMENSIONS OF PROGRESS 1919-1969

By: Bowdle, Mrs. Lowell & Mrs. Mason Lemons, Ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Booker, Booker Booster Club: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025394

Condition: Very Good


Decorated black cloth (faded as are all copies I have seen), 320 pp., many photos, endpaper map. History of the town & area---Ochiltree county in the Panhandle---and family histories pp.74-249. SIGNED by the authors. View more info

WELL, HE WANTED TO KNOW AND I KNEW SO I TOLD HIM

By: Brett, Bill.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Bluestem Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025657

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper cover, 39 pp., illus. East Texas Cowboys, farmers, and hunters by a fine folklore writer. Sketch of Brett as frontis SIGNED by Brett. View more info

ONE HUNDRED HEAD CUT OUT OF JEFF DYKE'S HERD. Catalog of an Exhibition.

By: Britton, Helen; Betty Wilke Hudman; & Evelyn M. King, Comp. By.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coll.Sta., Tx. A&M: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025747

Condition: Fine


Illus. paper covers, 36 pp., illus. Limited.800c. A bibliographic list of 100 important books & pamphlets in his Range Livestock Collection at Tx. A&M Univ. Library -- 50 from Merrill's Aristocrats and 50 Dobie Rarities. View more info

THE FIGHTING NORTHS AND PAWNEE SCOUTS.

By: Bruce, Robert.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska Hist. Soc.: 1932

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025447

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 72 pp., photos, maps. The extraordinary careers of Frank & Luther North who organized & commanded the Pawnee Scouts Bn. Based on correspondence with L. North 1929-1932. 1863-1877 - Powder River Expedition, Plum Creek, Massacre Canon, Dull Knife Fight. View more info

UTOPIA CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR BOOK. Commemorating the Founding of Waresville 100 Years Ago.

By: Burns, Mrs. Annalee, Ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Uvalde, Uvalde Leader News: 1952

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025637

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covers, stapled, 48 pp., photos, ads. 11" x 15". Cheap newsprint. Edges & spine worn with small tears. Many local articles of historic events and families. One major article by Morris Breazeale--The Magic Canyon Comes of Age--from pp. 33 to 47 which is a nice history. Very scarce. View more info

THE ALAMO HEROES AND THEIR REVOLUTIONARY ANCESTORS.

By: Bynum, Paulina Crowell, Editor.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Alamo DAR Chapter: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025521

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth w/gilt lettering (some fading), 88 pp. INSCRIBED by Pauline Crowell Bynum, editor "One of a limited edition of 225 copies." History and genealogy of the men of the Alamo. View more info

WHO SHOT THE BEAR? J. Evetts Haley & the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center.

By: Carleton, Don.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Wind River Press: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025530

Condition: Fine


Red cloth spine w/patterned paper boards, plain white d.j., 31 pp., frontis., photos. Designed and SIGNED by David Holman. #203 of 295c. The story of Haley's part in the founding of the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center featuring excerpts from some previously unpublished letters from the private libraries of Haley, Dobie, Lomax, Webb, etc. Fine copy. View more info

TEXAS SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY AND THE SERIOUS WOUNDING OF GOVERNOR JOHN B. CONNALLY, Nov. 22, 1963.

By: Carr, Waggoner

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, State of Texas: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025518

Condition: Near Fine


Paper covers (faded on edges), 20 pp. (recto only). Carr appointed Leon Jaworski as Special Counsel and proposed a Texas Court of Inquiry. Instead they participated in the Warren Commission investigation. This report was prepared by Carr with Jaworski and Robert Storey. View more info

OUR SCHOOL.

By: Carter, Sudie (longmire).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1953

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025406

Condition: Very Good


Blue boards w/gilt lettering, 117 pp., photos, appendix. A history of the school in Landford's Cove, Coryell County, Tx. but also a history of education in Texas from the Republic to this publication. View more info

TEXAS' BLOODLESS REVOLUTION.

By: Castle, Melissa A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dallas, Tardy Pub.: 1934

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025700

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 166 pp. The story in fictional form of the capetbagger Governor Edmond J. Davis during Reconstruction who, after being defeated, refused to leave office. Endpapers browned, Ike Moore bookplate. View more info

THE ALAMO: MISSION, FORTRESS, AND SHRINE

By: Chabot, Fred. S., ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Antonio, 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025472

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 70 pp., frontis of the Alamo, photos, list of heroes in the Alamo Chapel. Released from the DRT Library stamp & ink number on front endpapers, no other library marks. SIGNED by Chabot on title page. Front endpaper has glue residue on edges. View more info

THE ALAMO: ALTAR OF TEXAS LIBERTY

By: Chabot, Fred. S., ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1931

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025647

Condition: Very Good


Stiff tan paper w/black lettering, 141 pp. with (21) illus. & rare maps, notes. Rare history not to be confused with the popular Mission Fortress work. Includes biographical materials on Crocket, Bowie, Milam, Bonham, Travis, Deaf Smith, John W. Smith, and Samuel Maverick. Small tear bottom spine. View more info