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MANY ARE THE HEARTS. The Agony and the Triumph of Ulysses S. Grant.

By: Goldhurst, Richard.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: N. Y., Reader's Digest: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027535

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (some fading on upper edge), 297 pp., 28 pages of photos, index. A full detailed account of Grant's final fifteen months, after being the victim of an enormous swindle that left him penniless and deep in debt. View more info

LONE STAR AND DOUBLE EAGLE. Civil War Letters of a German Texas Family.

By: Goyne, Minetta Altgeit.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TCU Press: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027529

Condition: Fine


Stiff red paper covers, 276 pp., illus., notes, index. Much information about the experiences of an immigrant family during the Civil War. The letters reveal much about the conditions in Texas before, durting, and after the Civil War. View more info

LEAVES FROM A FAMILY ALBUM (HOLCOMBE AND GREER).

By: Greer, Jack Thorndyke. Ed. by Jane Judge Greer.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024326

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped), 112 pp., photos, appendices. SIGNED by Jame Greer. History of Holcombe and Greer familes, longtime East Texas family whose ancestors fought in the American Revolution. Civil War, & participated in the development of Texas. Grandparents built Wyalucing in Marshal, early plantation home. View more info

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THE JOURNEY OF FRAY MARCOS DE NIZA.

By: Hallenbeck, Cleve.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dallas, SMU: 1949

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 011741

Condition: Very Good +


D.j., 115 pp., illus. by J. Cisneros. Designed by C. Hertzog. Ltd. 1065c. Lowman #64 gives quite a description of the book. de Niza was sent with Esteban to investigate the Seven Cities of Cibola. His narrative, largely discarded today, is interesting. D.j. chipped, browning on endpaper, newspaper clippings about the book & Hertzog laid inside back cover. View more info

TEXIAN ILIAD. A Military History of the Texas Revolution.

By: Hardin, Stephen L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1994

Edition: 1st., 1st Prtg.

Inventory Number: 015472

Condition: Fine


D.j., 321 pp., figures, photos, maps, index. A fine balanced and analytical study of the Texas Revolution which has been much lauded. More Basic Tx. Books #46. View more info

PANCHO VILLA AND THE COLUMBUS RAID.

By: Harris, Larry A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: El Paso, Superior Prtg.: 1949

Edition: 4th Prtg.

Inventory Number: 003875

Condition: Near Fine


100 pp., many photos. Scarce account of Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, based in part on interviews with eyewitnesses. View more info

TEXAS AND THE GULF OF MEXICO or Yachting in the New World.

By: Houstoun, (Matilda).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, W. Thomas Taylor: 1991

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 022086

Condition: Fine


Red cloth spine w/paper label & decorated boards, 274 pp., illus., index. Library of Texas #1,series of fine reprints of essential Texas books. Ltd. 750c. Basic Tx. Bks#97 #97-sprightly account by a wealthy English lady who came to Texas in 1842 offering some exceptional insights into Texas of the 1840's. Finely printed by Tom Taylor. View more info

CRACKER BARREL CHRONICLES. A Bibliography of Texas Towns & County Histories.

By: Jenkins, John H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023838

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 509 pp., index. The first and best bibliography of books on Texas local history. Essential to county history collections. 5040 entries. Foreword by Dorman Winfrey. Very nice copy with slightly worn d.j. View more info

TENNESSEE'S FORGOTTEN WARRIORS. Frank Cheatham and His Confederate Division.

By: Losson, Christopher.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knoxville, U. of Tennessee: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027481

Condition: Fine


D.j., 352 pp., 5 maps, plates, index. First full biography of Cheatham who served in the Mexican War & distinguished himself in the Civil War in many battles particularly the last major battles at Franklin and Nashville. View more info

WHY THE WEST WAS WILD.

By: Miller, Nyle H. & Jos. W. Snell.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Topeka, Ks. State Hist. Soc.: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 005249

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 685 pp., photos, index. Guns #1498-Adams " I believe this to be one of the most important books on this period." A most valuable addition to the history of the Kansas cow towns & their law officers. Fine d.j. except for 1/4" tear on front cover. View more info

KILPATRICK AND OUR CAVALRY

By: Moore, James, M.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Hurst & Co.: 1865

Inventory Number: 027531

Condition: Very Good


Embossed red cloth, Arlington Edition, 245 pp. "Comprising a Sketch of the Life of General Kilpatrick, with an Account of the Cavalry Raids, Engagements and Operations Under his Command, From the Beginning of the Rebellion to the Surrender of Johnston. Small brownish stain on botton 1/2" of most pages, otherwise nice tight copy. View more info

THROUGH BLOOD & FIRE. Selected Civil War Papers of Major General Joshua Chamberlain.

By: Nesbitt, Mark.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Stackpole Books: 1996

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027420

Condition: Fine


D.j., 223 pp., illus., notes. Wartime writings, personal & private letters, notebook & battle reports of Gen. Chamberlain, a college professor, who won the Medal of Honor at the Battle of Gettysburg, where he commanded on Little Round Top and held off the Confederate attacks. View more info

THE BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO

By: Pohl, James W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027518

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 49 pp., map, illus. Short description of the Battle of San Jacinto which lasted less time than it will take to read this book. View more info

IN SEARCH OF BUTCH CASSIDY.

By: Pointer, Larry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1978

Edition: 1st., 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 027458

Condition: Fine


D.j., 294 pp., many illus., 4 maps, notes, index. Gives Cassidy's whole life story and theorized that Cassidy escaped into Brazil leaving the Sundance Kid dead, and then returned to America, dying peacefully in Spokane in 1937. View more info

THE DALTON GANG.

By: Preece, Harold.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Hastings House: 1963

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 000949

Condition: Fine


photos, index. D.j. illus. by Eggenhofer. Guns #1757-"Perhaps the best serious book on the Daltons to date, containing much new material." View more info

GUIDE TO THE MILITARY POSTS OF THE UNITED STATES 1789-1895.

By: Prucha, Francis Paul.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin Hist. Soc.: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 001574

Condition: Fine


D.j. chipped, worn, missing bottom rt. corner. 178 pp., several maps, photos (p.121-136). Review copy. Excellent work on military posts. View more info

HISTORY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN TEXAS.

By: Red, William Stuart.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 010292

Condition: Fine


Cloth, 433 pp., frontis., illus.Combines much early Texas history with the history of the Presbyterian Church. View more info

FORGOTTEN BATTLEFIELD OF THE FIRST TEXAS REVOLUTION. Battle of Medina August 18, 1813.

By: Schwarz, Ted.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027414

Condition: Fine


D.j., 201 pp., photos, endpaper maps, illus. by Jack Jackson, index. Ed. by Robt. Thonoff. The story of the Battle of Medina in Atascosa County near the Medina River, Aug. 18, 1813--the bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil. Up to 1000 Americans & Mexicans killed or executed. View more info

RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONG LIFE.

By: Shettles, Elijah L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nashville, Blue & Gray Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024923

Condition: Fine


D.j., 186 pp., frontis., index. Ed. & introd. by Archie McDonald. Foreword by J.Frank Dobie. Shettles was 20 years a professional gambler, 30 years a Methodist preacher, & 20 years a collector of rare works on Texas & the South & on Methodist history as well as being an early book dealer & bibliophile. He was also my great-grandfather & the originator of this business. View more info

A BATTLEFIELD ATLAS OF THE CIVIL WAR.

By: Symonds, Craig L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval & Aviation Pub.: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027381

Condition: Fine


D.j., 106 pp., 43 maps, photos. Cartography by William J. Clipson. Offers a clear and concise view of the Civil War from Fort Sumter to Appomattox. View more info