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JOURNALS OF THE CONVENTION. Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4th, 1845 for the Purpose of Framing a Constitution...

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Shoal Creek: 1974

Inventory Number: 016487

Condition: Fine


378 pp., e.p. map. No d.j. issued. A facsimile reproduction of the 1845 edition with a preface by Mary Bell Hart. Original was limited to 500c, & is now rare. Excellent preface. SEE BTB #69-only reprint of this journal. View more info

49TH ARMORED DIVISION 1962.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Army & Navy Pub. Co.: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026948

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth embossed with blue lettering and red, blue & yellow decoration, about 250 pp., many photos of activities and photos of the personnel. Devoted to the period when the 49th was called to active duty at Fort Polk, La. during the Cuban missile crisis. View more info

RAWHIDE RANGER, IRA ATEN.

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Denton, U. Of N. Tx.: 2011

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027062

Condition: Fine


D.j., 452 pp., 100 remarkable photos, hundreds of endnotes, index. SIGNED. A comprehensive biography of a legendary Texas Ranger who also served as Sheriff of two Texas counties, spent 10 years on the XIT clearing off cattle thieves, and was active in transforming the Imperial Valley of California into an agricultural oasis. View more info

WILLIAM FARAH. Industrialist.

By: Antone, Evan Haywood.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: El Paso, Carl Hertzog: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026932

Condition: Fine


Gold spine, gray cloth, 35 pp., photos, family tree. Ltd. to 1200c. Design & typography & SIGNED by Hertzog. Lowman #237. Excellent example of Hertzog's commercial printing. Short biography of Farah, President of Farah Manufacturing of El Paso. View more info

THE BENNETTS OF TEXAS.

By: Bennett, Vernon E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Galveston, Author: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026962

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, staples, taped spine, 86 pp. plus 8 pp. A homegrown publication with very poor reprints of photos and illus. Quite a few illus. but very poorly reproduced. Ltd. to 140c. View more info

THE CAMPAIGNS OF WALKER'S TEXAS DIVISION, BY A PRIVATE SOLDIER.

By: Blessington, Jos. P.

Price: $850.00

Publisher: N.Y. & Wash., Priv. Pub.: 1875

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026902

Condition: Very Good


Embossed brown cloth, 314 pp. Very nice copy of a rare Texas Civil War narrative. This is the only complete history of the largest single unit of Texas troops in the Civil War, the only division in the Confederate army composed of troops from a single state. The unit served primarily in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and was the backbone of the Confederate forces in the Trans-Mississippi West. Bookplate, 2971 stamped on fly. Basic Tx. Bks. #17; Howes B-533. View more info

TEXAS WEST OF THE PECOS.

By: Bones, Jim, Jr. Photographs & Text By.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Texas A & M: 1981

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026965

Condition: Fine


D.j., color frontis, introd. to pp. 39, color plates pp. 41-136. Beautiful photographs of West Texas and the Rio Grande canyons. View more info

DYNAMITE AND SIX-SHOOTER.

By: Burton, Jeff.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, Palomino Press: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027008

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 221 pp., photos. Laid in card w/author signature. Story of Tom Ketchum, outlaw in Texas, N.Mexico, & Arizona who was hung in 1901 after a two year career of banditry. View more info

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

By: Carleton, Don.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Wind River Press: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026941

Condition: Fine


Red cloth spine w/patterned paper boards, plain white d.j. (torn), 31 pp., frontis., photos. Designed and SIGNED by David Holman. #232 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

PIONEER HISTORY OF WISE COUNTY.

By: Cates, Cliff D.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Nixon-Jones Prtg. Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026918

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth w/gilt letterin, 471 pp., photos. Spine ends very worn, one corner worn through & others bumped, inside front hinge cracked about one inch. Former owner name on fly dated 1908. Subtitled From Red Men to Railroads---Twenty Years of Intrepid History. Contents very nice. Very scarce to rare first edition View more info

CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY. San Jacinto Street to Fitzhugh Avenue.

By: Dallas COC

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, Dallas Chamber of Commerce: 1949

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027088

Condition: Fine


Boards, about 15 pp., Dallas Metropolitan Area map, several illus. Dedication Booklet August 19, 1949. A piece of modern Dallas history. View more info

UP THE TRAIL FROM TEXAS.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N. Y., Random House: 1955

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027094

Condition: Good


Red decorated cloth (spots on front & back), 182 pp., illus. by John C. Wonsetler, index. #60 of the Landmark series. contents in very nice condition. View more info

THE WRITER AND HIS REGION.

By: Dobie, J. Frank.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dallas, University Press: 1950

Inventory Number: 027070

Condition: Very Good


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. SIGNED by Dobie View more info

GENTLE TIGER. The Gallant Life of Roberdeau Wheat.

By: Dufour, Charles L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU Press: 1957

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023936

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (worn), 232 pp., photos, illus., index. Some browning of endpapers & owner seal on title. Wheat commanded the famous "Louisiana Tigers" who fought in some of the War's bloodiest battles. View more info

SNYDER, SCURRY COUNTY. Presenting Advantages for the Location of Texas Technological College.

By: Elrod Engineering Co.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Snyder, Scurry Cty. COC: 1923

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026952

Condition: Good


Brown soft suede-like covers w/gilt lettering, ex-library w/white numbers on front, contents loose from the binding, 56 pp., maps, charts, photos. A unique piece of Texana. Prepared to gain location of Texas Tech in Snyder. View more info

LET'S GO! LET'S SHOW! LET'S RODEO. Vol. I. The History of Cheyenne Frontier Days.

By: Flynn, Shirley E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cheyenne, Wigwam Pub. Co.: 1996

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027016

Condition: Fine


D.j., 249 pp., many photos, index. Primarily a history of Cheyenne Frontier Days. View more info

WESLEY BRETHREN CHURCH. HISTORIC STRUCTURES REPORT.

By: Freeman - Doty Associates.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Freeman - Doty Assoc.: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026963

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 134 pp., color frontis of church interior, photos, maps, architectural studies. Historical & architectural study of the congregation and the historic (1866) building for the Czech Brethren in Texas. View more info

WYATT EARP. A Biography of a Western Lawman.

By: Gatto, Steve.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Tucson, San Simon Pub. Co.: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027051

Condition: Fine


D.j., 256 pp., introd.photos, index. SIGNED. #2 of 200c. A biography that documents Wyatt Earp's life on the frontier with contemporary newspaper accounts, court records, and other contemporary sources. The author gives credit to four people on the Acknowledgment page, authors Neil Carmony, Ben T. Traywick, David Johnson, & bookseller Bob Pugh---SIGNED by all of them. View more info

WILLIAM SHEROD ROBINSON ALIAS BEN WHEELER: With a Revelaing Look at Henry Brown and the Little Known History of the Medicine Lodge Bank Robbery.

By: Gratteri, Len; Rod Cook; James Williams.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Waco, Nortex: 2010

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026992

Condition: Fine


D.j., 277 pp., many illus., index. SIGNED by all three authors. The story of Ben Wheeler & Henry Brown & the Medicine Lodge bank robbery. Praised by author Bill O'Neal as a significant contribution to the western outlaw-lawman field, the best account of the Medicine Lodge bank robbery. View more info

HISTORY OF BANDERA COUNTY SCHOOLS FOR OVER A CENTURY.

By: Graves, Mrs. Howard, Compiled By.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bandera, Bandera County Historical Survey: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027097

Condition: Very Good


Stiff brown flexible covers, 114 pp., photos, index. INSCRIBED by Graves. A history of the Bandera County schools with numerous photos of early teachers, students & others. View more info