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PIONEERS OF THE BLACK HILLS or Gordon's Stockade Party of 1874.

By: Aken, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ft. Davis, Frontier Book Co.:

Edition: .

Inventory Number: 000516

Condition: Near Fine


Cloth, 151 pp., photos & illus. Little known Frontier Book Co. reprint of Black Hills classic about a prospecting expedition into Sioux territory. Very scarce in first edition. View more info

COAHUILA Y TEXAS. Desde la Consumacion de la Independencia hasta el Tratado de Paz de Guadalupe Hidalgo.

By: Alessio Robles, Vito.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Mexico, 1945

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025775

Condition: Very Good


Cream colored stiff paper covers, onionskin d.j. (chipped), 2 volumes, 542 + 540 pp., maps, illus., index. Basic Tx. Books #1- History of Texas as a Spanish province & state from the Mexican viewpoint. A major work which has never been translated from the Spanish. Announcement of the publication laid in. Excellent study of Northeast Mexico. 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

GRINGO BUILDERS.

By: Allhands, J.L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Clio Press: 1931

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023206

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth w/gilt lettering, 283 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. 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. Other than a few spots on the spine, a fine copy. 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

A HISTORY OF THE FORT WORTH MEDICAL COMMUNITY

By: Arnold, Ann

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arlington, Landa Press: 2002

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019388

Condition: Fine


D.J., 324 pp., photos, index. SIGNED by Arnold. The history of medicine in Ft. Worth from 1853 to 2003. Pioneer doctors, early hospitals, osteopaths, medical & nursing schools. View more info

GAMBLERS & GANGSTERS. Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 1940s & 1950s.

By: Arnold, Ann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1998

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027317

Condition: Fine


Stiff black illus. paper covers, 223 pp., photos, index. Like new copy. A chronicle of Fort Worth's last wild n' wooly era and the gangsters, gamblers, and others who frequented the Jacksboro Highway area. View more info

TEN YEARS IN THE SADDLE. Memoir of William Woods Averell 1851-1862.

By: Averell, William Woods.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Rafael, Presidio Press: 1978

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007622

Condition: Fine


D.j., 443 pp., illus., index. Averell served at Ft. Defiance in N.M., in the Civil War, in the Indian Wars, etc. View more info

THE DEVIL HAS FORECLOSED. The Private Journal of George Whitwell Parsons: Volume II,The Concluding Arizona Yeard, 1882-87.

By: Bailey, Lynn R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tucson, Westernlore: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028056

Condition: Fine


D.j., 279 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. Ltd. 750c. Fine condition. A narrative of life and struggles in Tombstone, Arizona, during its turbulent years. View more info

AUSTIN, TEXAS AND THE STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.

By: Baker Hotels. Edited By Ida Belle Hicks.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Printing-Lithographing:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020473

Condition: Fine


Stiff tan paper covers with images of the Capitol & the Stephen F. Austin hotel on front, about 22 pages of text & photos and about 24 pages of ads. No date but early 1920's. A promotional brochure for the hotel that contains a lot of Austin history & information as well as a number of fine photos of Austin sites & buildings. A really nice Austin item. View more info

THE FLUSH TIMES OF ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI. A Series of Sketches.

By: Baldwin, Joseph G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton & Co.: 1853

Inventory Number: 000159

Condition: Very Good


Well worn 3/4 leather & boards, 330 pp., illus. Clark describes it as "burlesque" description of early times in Alabama and Mississippi by a young lawyer from Virginia who came there and stayed 18 years. Nice tight copy, wear on edges and corners but binding in very nice condition for age. View more info

RELUCTANT FRONTIERSMAN. James Ross Larkin on the Santa Fe Trail, 1856- 57.

By: Barbour, Barton H., ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, U. Of N.M.: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 009127

Condition: Fine


202 pp., photos, index. Excellent foreword by Marc Simmons. Larkin travelled to Santa Fe in William Bent's caravan in the fall of 1856. His diaries of the trip detail his impressions of Plains Indians & New Mexican life. View more info

THE LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cokesbury Book Store: 1925

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020018

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering & bust of Austin on front cover, 551 pp. (untrimmed), illus., folding & double-page maps, index. Gift inscription on fly. Basic Tx Bks #7(A) - "..the most praised of all Texas biographies. One of the greatest contributions to our understanding of Texas." A very nice copy. View more info

THE LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1949

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inventory Number: 025077

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (some wear, faded spine), 477 pp., frontis., illus., maps, index. Basic Tx. Book #7(F)-".the most-praised of all Texas biographies. One of the greatest contributions to our understanding of Texas." First printing of the Second Edition with a new preface by Barker. Very nice copy View more info

APACHES & LONGHORNS: The Reminiscences of Will C. Barnes.

By: Barnes, Will C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: L.A., Ward Ritchie Press: 1941

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 006198

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (missing pieces) 210 pp., photos. Gift inscription on fly. Barnes arrived in Arizona in 1880 in the Army Signal Corps, won Congressional Medal of Honor in Apaches Wars, became cowboy & rancher, & was in the thick of the Territory's stuggles with outlaws, & problems between cattlemen & sheepmen. View more info

THE GREAT HANGING AT GAINESVILLE.

By: Barrett, Thomas.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1961

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 021808

Condition: Fine


Creme cloth w/black lettering, 34 pp., e.p. map, frontis. Only three copies known of the original 1885 edition. Rumored unsafe to own in Gainesville after the Civil War. One of two eyewitness accounts of the hanging of Union sympathizers in 1862. Very nice reprint of the rare first with new preface. View more info

THE LONE STAR DEFENDERS. A Chronicle of the Third Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade.

By: Barron, H.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M. Morrison: 1964

Inventory Number: 016013

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, gilt lettering, 276 pp., photos. Ltd. 400c. Facsimile reproduction of the rare Neale Pub. Co. first edition of 1908. Book review laid inside front cover. The Third Texas Cavalry was very active in the Western Campaign. Nevins, Vol. 1, pp. 54-this narrative is a standard source for Texas in the Civil War. View more info

THE DEER PASTURE.

By: Bass, Rick.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Coll.Sta., Texas A&M: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015695

Condition: Fine


123 pp., illus. by Elizabeth Hughes. D.j. price clipped, minor wear, small tear on back. Essays about the Texas Hill Country camping and hunting. Excellently written & nicely illustratred. Author's first book. View more info

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"AND OTHER NEIGHBORLY NAME". Social Process and Cultural Image in Texas Folklore.

By: Bauman, Richard & Roger D. Abrahams, Edited By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1981

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016700

Condition: Fine


321 pp., illus. D.j. spine faded. A collection of essays on various aspects of folk tradition in Texas: the corrido, conjunto music, rodeo traditions, fisherman's stories, etc. View more info

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THE TEXAS SAMPLER - A STITCH IN TIME.

By: Bearden, Donna and Jamie Frucht.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Governor's Comm. On Aging: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016393

Condition: Fine


224 pp., illus. Stories and recollections of old-time Texans View more info