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RANALD S. MACKENZIE ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER.

By: Wallace, Ernest.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lubbock, West Tx. Museum Assoc.: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018479

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, Vol. VII-VIII, 1963-1964 issue of The Museum Journal, 214 pp., photos of Mackenzie as a young officer & in 1876, index. Maps of 1872 & 1874 expeditions & battle. First printing of Wallace's biography & study of Mackenzie. The main feature is the Indian warfare primarily against the Comanche that he successfully carried out. View more info

"TIME WAS" IN MINERAL WELLS. A Crazy Story.

By: Weaver, A. F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mineral Wells, Weaver's Print Shop: 2004

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 026762

Condition: Fine


White paper with color photo, 132 pp., many black & white photos. SIGNED. Vintage black & white photographs by Weaver (proprietor of photography studio in Crazy Hotel). An excellent look at Mineral Wells - home of the Crazy Hotel. A revised "Mini Edition" of Time Was in Mineral Wells" View more info

GAIL BORDEN, Pioneer.

By: Wharton, Clarence R.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1941

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026722

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (clipped, edges worn), 229 pp., frontis., illus. by Warren Hunter, index. Perhaps the best biography of Borden who came to Texas in 1829 after his brother who came in 1822. Later inventing and perfecting the condensing of milk and the founder of a giant business enterprise. View more info

HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN WAR.

By: Wilcox, General Cadmus M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., Church NEWS PUB. CO.: 1891

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026154

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, 711 pp., 14 maps, portraits, plates, rosters of Army, Navy & Volunteer Officers. Errata sheet. Front hinge starting to crack, otherwise a very nice copy. Howes W-409. View more info

TEXAS' LAST FRONTIER. Ft.Stockton & the Trans-Pecos, 1861-1865.

By: Williams, Clayton W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Coll.Sta., Tx. A & M: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021284

Condition: Fine


D.j., 457 pp., illus., index. Blindstamp on title page. The story of the settling of the West Texas frontier by the son of O.W. Williams, a great historian. The most detailed & thorough account of the history of West Texas. View more info

HA HISTORY OF THE LULING FOUNDATION 1927-1982.

By: Withers, Zona Adams.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lockhart, Lockhart Graphics: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026814

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 72 pp., photos. Edgar Davis made a fortune in rubber and retired. His brother came to Caldwell County in Texas to drill for oil. He joined his brother, who died shortly after, and found oil. He sold his interests and set up the Luling Foundation to aid the farmers in Caldwell, Gonzales and Guadalupe Counties. The author also wrote a history of Lockhart. View more info

CIVIL WAR GENERALS IN DEFEAT.

By: Woodworth, Steven E., Ed. By.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lawrence, University Press of Kansas: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024164

Condition: Fine


D.j., 240 pp., photos, notes, index. Seven case studies of Union & Confederate generals who suffered defeat and the reasons why. Albert Sidney Johnston, Joe Hooker, John C. Pemberton, George B. McClellan, Don Carlos Buell, Joseph E. Johnston, & Gettysburg command. View more info

LONE STAR BLUE & GRAY. Essays on Texas in the Civil War.

By: Wooster, Ralph A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1995

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024529

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 361 pp., ports., index. Owner's embossed seal. Sixteen essays by noted Civil War historians such as Walter Buenger, Alwyn Barr, Anne Bailey, Andrew Muir, Frank Vandiver, Wooster, etc. View more info

LONE STAR BLUE & GRAY. Essays on Texas in the Civil War.

By: Wooster, Ralph A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1995

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024530

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 361 pp., ports., index. Sixteen essays by noted Civil War historians such as Walter Buenger, Alwyn Barr, Anne Bailey, Andrew Muir, Frank Vandiver, Wooster, etc. View more info

DIARY OF A MEMBER OF THE FIRST PACK TRAIN TO LEAVE FORT SMITH FOR CALIFORNIA IN 1849.

By: Wright, Bessie L., ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canyon, Panhandle Plains Hist. Rev.: 1969

Inventory Number: 009889

Condition: Fine


Offprint from Vol. XLII, Panhandle-Plains Historical Review, 1969. The diary of A. Scarborough describing his trip to the gold fields with 3 companions beginning at Eldorado, AR, in Feb. 1849. Their guide was Timothy Goodale of Santa Fe. View more info

RECOLLECTIONS OF WESTERN TEXAS. Descriptive & Narrative including An Indian Campaign, 1852-1855...by Two of the U.S. Mounted Rifles.

By: Wright, John & William.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Austin, Book Club of Tx.: 1995

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 012821

Condition: Fine


109 pp., map, illus, index. The Wrights were Irish immigrants who served in the Mounted Rifles on the Texas frontier for several years in the 1850s. As well as a military memoir this is also a travelogue of Texas in the antebellum decade set down from the outlook of foreign visitors. Fine new edition of one of the rarest Texas books. Ltd. to 300 copies. View more info

COKE R. STEVENSON. A Texas Legend.

By: Wyatt, Frederica B. & Hooper Shelton.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Junction, Shelton Press: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025242

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 192 pp., photos. Name on endpaper. Biography of Texas politician--twice Speaker of the House, Lt. Gov., & Governor. But probably best known for having the Senatorial primary stolen from him by Lyndon B. Johnson in the infamous scandal of voting Box #13 from Jim Wells county. View more info