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TEXAS RANGERS SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY 1823-1973.

By: N/A

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Heritage Publications: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017527

Condition: Near Fine


Genuine Scotch calf with gilt lettering & edges, 176 pp., photos. #45 of 150c. Marbled endpapers. Narrative history by Roger Conger with numerous historical and group photos of former Rangers, biographical notes of individual Rangers, group photos of contemporary companies, etc. Fine copy except spine slightly faded. View more info

TEXAS RANGERS SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY 1823-1973.

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Heritage Publications: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015682

Condition: Near Fine


176 pp., photos. Printed signatures of rangers on endpapers. Narrative history by Roger Conger with numerous historical and group photos of former Rangers, biographical notes of individual Rangers, group photos of contemporary companies, etc. Fine copy except endpaper inside front cover wrinkled at hinge when bound. View more info

CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE CHEROKEE NATION Published By an Act of the National Council 1892

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Parsons, Kansas, The Foley R'y Printing Co.: 1893

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022034

Condition: Very Good


Quarter brown leather over marbled boards (leather corners worn off), 426 pp., index. Cheap paper & both free endpapers have minor torn places. Probably the most refined codification among the Five Civilized Tribes. Compiled by John L. Adair. View more info

A TEXAS SCRAP-BOOK. Made Up of the History, Biography, & Miscellany of Texas & Its People.

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: N. Y., A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1875

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024625

Condition: Very Good


Rebound with original green cloth laid down on green library cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 657 pp., frontis. of Stephen F. Austin inside front cover, 33 illus., index. Large (2.5"x4") faded area on rear cover. New endpapers & the very last page is a copy. Contains 315 essays, biographies, memoirs, and articles on almost every aspect of Texas history. Basic Tx. Bks#5-"...still a highly useful resource on early Texas." C.W. Raines called it "an invaluable book of references as to informatiion about Texas." Together with Morrison-INDEX TO A TEXAS SCRAP BOOK. Ltd. 300c, ... View more info

TEXAS IN THE CIVIL WAR: A Resume History.

By: Ashcraft, Allen C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas CW Centennial Comm.: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022879

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff decorated paper covers, 53 pp. Fine except minor discoloration where staple rusted. Short history of Texas part in the Civil War with extensive notes and a helpful chronology of events in Texas from 1861 through 1865. 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: 028220

Condition: Fine


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

BETWEEN THE ENEMY AND TEXAS: PARSON'S TEXAS CAVALRY IN THE CIVIL WAR.

By: Bailey, Anne J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TCU: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028204

Condition: Fine


Cloth with paper covered boards, no d.j. issued, 355 pp., illus., photos, maps, index. Nice work on Parson's Texas Cavalry, recruited from North Texas, who fought in Arkansas, Missouri, & Louisiana. View more info

BEE COUNTY CENTENNIAL 1858-1958

By: Bauer, Grace

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Beeville, Beeville Pub. Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028180

Condition: Fine


Stiff white paper covers w/red design & blue lettering, 115 pp., photos. History of Bee County in South Central Texas. SIGNED by Grace Bauer. View more info

BEE COUNTY CENTENNIAL 1858-1958

By: Bauer, Grace

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Beeville, Beeville Pub. Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028181

Condition: Fine


Stiff white paper covers w/red design & blue lettering, 115 pp., photos. History of Bee County in South Central Texas. SIGNED by Grace Bauer. View more info

ROAD TO MANASSAS.

By: Beatie, R. H. Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Cooper Square: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028218

Condition: Very Good


Cloth, no d.j., 285 pp., several maps, illus., index. Traces recruiting and command problems of the Union Army, carefully studies first Bull Run, and then analyzes the battle and relates it results to the actions of the Union leaders. View more info

A TENDERFOOT KID ON GYP WATER

By: Benedict, Carl P.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Society: 1943

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007908

Condition: Fine


115 pp., frontis., sketches by Benedict. Range life in West Texas in the 1890's. One of the best books ever written on the Texas range. Introduction by Dobie. HERD #238; Reese Six Score #10. Ltd. 550 copies. Original glassine d.j. in protective cover View more info

THE LAW OF TITLES TO INDIAN LANDS.

By: Bennett, J. E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ok. City, Harlow Publishing Co.: 1917

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022038

Condition: Very Good


Cloth, 408 pp., index. Slightly cocked, cloth worn on spine ends & corners, name in ink on spine, name on endpapers. The author began the preparation of this material for his own use by the collection of materials over several years. The text is offered to the profession with the hope that it would be of assistance in the constuction of the Acts & Treaties which are the source of title to the lands of the Five Tribes. View more info

REMINISCENCES OF THE TERRY RANGERS.

By: Blackburn, J.K.P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Ranger Press: 1979

Inventory Number: 005151

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 76 pp., index. Fine reprint of 1st separate printing in 1919. Blackburn joined the unit in 1861 & served until 1865. Originally published in Southwestern Hist. Qtly. in 1918 & 1919. View more info

A HISTORY OF THE J A RANCH.

By: Burton, Harley True.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Austin, Von Boeckmann-Jones: 1928

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025260

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 147 pp., frontis of Charles Goodnight, index. Spine ends & corners worn. Embossed library blindstamp on title, stamped date & number on dedications page, page 139-140 repaired; otherwise a very nice copy. A rare Texas ranch history. View more info

THE OLD SERGEANT'S STORY. WINING THE WEST FROM THE INDIANS AND BAD MEN IN 1870 TO 1876.

By: Carter, Capt. Robert G.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: N.Y., Frederick H. Hitchcock: 1926

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024857

Condition: Fine


Red cloth w/black lettering, 220 pp., illus. Small (1/4") tear top of spine; contents fine. Guns #383. A fine book on the Cavalry in Texas. The story of John B. Charlton, sergeant of the 1st Light Batterym & of "F" Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry from April 1865 to April 1876. An Indain War veteran who served under Randal Mackenzie & with Captain Carter against the Comanche, Kiowas, and Southern Cheyenne in the Plains Indian wars, the Mackenzie raid into Mexico, Adobe Walls, Wild Bill Hickok, Meeker Massacre & Thornburg Fights, etc. View more info

A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN FUR TRADE OF THE FAR WEST.

By: Chittenden, Hiram Martin.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: N. Y., Francis P. Harper: 1902

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023625

Condition: Very Good


Cloth, 3 volumes, 1029 pp., illus., appendices, index. A History of the Pioneer Trading Posts & Early Fur Companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of Overland Commerce with Santa Fe. A classic history of the fur trade & the first comprehensive study. First two volumes in fine condition. Third volume is ex-library with a pin hole stamp on the title & page 963, rebound with new endpapers, no map. Still the set of three volumes is very scarce to rare. View more info

DALLAS COUNTY. A Record of Its Pioneers and Progress

By: Cochran, John H.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dallas, Service Publishing: 1928

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020361

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (chipped, missing 1.5" piece top edge), 296 pp., frontis. "Being a Supplement of John Henry Brown's History of Dallas County (1887).....Much Additional Information About Early Settlers and Their Families". A fine history of Dallas County by a prominent pioneer who came to Dallas before 1842. View more info

CHAPTERS FROM THE UNWRITTEN HISTORY OF THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES;...

By: Collins, Lt. R. M.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Nixon-Jones Prtg. Co.: 1893

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021432

Condition: Very Good


Original brown embossed cloth w/gilt lettering & lines on spine, new endpapers, 335 pp., frontis., illus. Spots on edge of page block, cloth lightly speckled, top of spine worn. Lt. Collins was born in East Tennessee & moved to Texas, settling in Decatur. Early in 1862, he joined the Confederate army & rose to the rank of lieutenant in Co. B, 15th Texas Cavalry, Cleburne's Division. Fought at Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Nashville, etc. Collins' narrative is an especially good one, well written, informative, he was an excellent observer. IN TALL COTTON 25; NEVINS I, 72; DORNBUSCH II, 1063B. Very ... View more info

GOD AND GENERAL LONGSTREET. The Lost Cause and the Southern Mind.

By: Connally.Thomas L. & Barbara L. Bellows.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU: 1986

Edition: 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 028207

Condition: Fine


D.j., 158 pp., index. Traces the transformtion of the Lost Cause from the Civil War generation to the present day, View more info

THE SONG OF THE REBEL.

By: Cooke, John Esten

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Richmond, Confederate Museum.:

Inventory Number: 021025

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 19 pp. Reprinted from the only surviving copy of an 1863 broadside in the Confederate Museum. Introd. by Richard Harwell. A poem capturing the spirit of the Confederacy at the peak of its military success. View more info