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SIX IMAGES OF HISTORICAL SITES IN TEXAS.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.P., Unknown:

Inventory Number: 027694

Condition: Fine


Six color images matted, each 7" x 9" with the actual images 3"x4" or less from 1878 engravings as noted on the backs. Cathedral de San Francisco; The State Insane Asylum, Austin; View of San Pedro Springs, San Antonio; Colorado River Bridge, Austin; Masonic Temple at Palestine; & Texas Military Institure, Austin. View more info

A MAN OF AMAZING GRACE. Frank H. Wardlaw 1913-1989.

By: (Wardlaw, Frank)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paisano, Congressional Press: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028653

Condition: Fine


A tribute to the late Frank Wardlaw, founder of two great university presses by Glen Evans, Frank Vandiver, Chester Kerr. Founded the Univ. of Tx. and Texas A&M Presses. Tailpiece illus. by Tom Lea. View more info

O. K. CORRAL POSTSCRIPT: The Death of Ike Clanton.

By: Ackerman, Rita K. W.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Tatel: 2006

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027038

Condition: Fine


D.j., 352 pp., photos, appendix, index. Foreword by Leon Metz. SIGNED. Well researched book on a subject mostly neglected by other writers. View more info

COWBOY LINGO.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026322

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, no d.j., 257 pp., illus., index. Name on endpapers. Six-Score 3: "An interesting work dealing with the slang of the cowboy." Herd 13; Six Guns 8; Dobie p. 95-"A dictionary of cowboy words, figures of speech, picturesque phraseology, slang, etc., with explanations of many factors peculiar to range life." View more info

REMINISCENCES OF BURLESON COUNTY, TEXAS

By: Addison, M.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Burleson Cty. Hist. Survey Committee: 1971

Inventory Number: 028645

Condition: Fine


Stiff blue paper covers, 48 pp. 1971 reprint of 1886 history of Burleson County. First printed as a series of articles in the Cladwell Register. Cracker Barrel Chronicles #723. Very scarce View more info

CHAPTERS IN THE HISTORY OF ORGANIZED LABOR IN TEXAS.

By: Allen, Ruth.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1941

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028659

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper, 258 pp., index. Bulletin #4143, Bureau of Research in Social Sciences. A really excellent study of labor problems in Texas. Covers the first and only Cowboy Strike, the Capitol Boycott 1885-1889, United Mine Workers 1884-1927, the Texas State Federation of Labor, the Negro in the State Federation, and the Oil Workers Union. View more info

THE DENISON GUIDE.

By: American Guide Series.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Denison, Denison Chamber of Commerce: 1939

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028636

Condition: Fine


Stiff decorated paper covers, 29 pp., many photos, map. Very scarce WPA works on Texas. View more info

HOT IRONS - HERALDRY OF THE RANGE.

By: Arnold, Oren and John P. Hale.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillian: 1940

Edition: 1st., 1st Prtg.

Inventory Number: 026314

Condition: Good


Cloth (soiled), no d.j., 242 pp., brands illus. on endpapers & in text. Front hinge cracked. INSCRIBED by both authors with both author's brands burnt into the bottom edges. First printing April 1940. The history of American cattle brands. Contents very nice. View more info

MINES OF THE OLD SOUTHWEST.

By: Arrowsmith, Rex. Ed. & with Introd. By.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, Stagecoach Press: 1963

Edition: 1st., 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 019817

Condition: Fine


D.j., 90 pp., illus., index. Contains 9 woodcuts and early reports on the mines of New Mexico & Arizona between 1806 and 1861 by the explorers Abert, Aubry, Browne, Cozzens, Emory, Mowry, Pattie, Whipple, Wislizenus and others. View more info

THE LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cokesbury Book Store: 1925

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026745

Condition: Fine


Dark red cloth with embossed gilt bust of Austin on front cover, 551 pp., frontis. & six illus., two maps, index. Fine copy except some slight wear on corners & top edge spine. Pages untrimmed edges & a few uncut. Basic Tx. Bks #7- "This is the most praised of all Texas biographies." View more info

HISTORY OF TRAVIS COUNTY AND AUSTIN 1839-1899.

By: Barkley, Mary Starr.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026872

Condition: Fine


D.j., 388 pp. plus 20 pp. of photos, extensive notes & index. The best basic history of Austin, originally called Waterloo, with good insight into the people who laid the foundation for Travis County. . View more info

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

By: Barron, H.B.

Price: $2,900.00

Publisher: N. Y. & Wash., D.c., Neale Pub.: 1908

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026387

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth w/gilt lettering (some speckling on edges, spine faded), 276 pp. (TEG), illus., frontis of the Battle-Flag of the Third Texas Cavalry Regiment. Small 1/2" minor stain on the outer lower edge of p.100-206. Some brown spots on title page, frontis tissue guard, & endpapers. Otherwise a very nice tight book. The Third Texas Cavalry was very active in the Western campaigns. Barron recalls the soldiers' lives in camp and in the field. Nevins, Vol. 1, pp.54-"... View more info

HISTORY AND REMINISCENCES OF DENTON COUNTY.

By: Bates, Edmund F.

Price: $625.00

Publisher: Denton, McNitzky Printing Co.: 1918

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026881

Condition: Very Good


Mylar, black cloth (spine repaired), 412 pp., ports & illus. Adams 150-#6-"This rare book contains a chapter on Sam Bass, telling of his life in Denton, his start in crime, his career, & his death." Quite nice foldout plates of street scenes. Dykes-Rare Western Outlaw Books p. 15, Six-Guns #168 View more info

WRITTEN HISTORY AS AN ACT OF FAITH.

By: Beard, Charles A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: El Paso, TWP: 1960

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 002065

Condition: Fine


One of the series of Academic Reprints started and pub. by Carl Hertzog. View more info

BACA'S BATTLE.

By: Beckett, V.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Stagecoach Press: 1962

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 001462

Condition: Fine


Illus. by J.Cisneros. Ltd. 800c. Reprint of the 2 scarcest accounts of Elfego Baca's gunbattle w/80 cowboys in 1884. Laid in announcement. Baca killed 8 & came out unhurt after 36 hours of gunfire. View more info

HISTORY OF THE FIRST METHODIST CHURCH, MARSHALL, TEXAS.

By: Berglund, Ernest, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marshall, Demmer Co.: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028161

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper w/coor illus. of the church, 106 pp., many photos, chapter footnotes. Nice history of the church by the author of the History of Marshall. Much local history. Very nice copy. View more info

THE LOCATION OF LaSALLE'S COLONY ON THE GULF OF MEXIC

By: Bolton, Herbert E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Union Natl. Bk.: 1929

Inventory Number: 028136

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, 13 pp., map. Name on cover, bookplate, otherwise very good. Reprinted from Mississippi Valley Hist. Review, Sept. 1915. View more info

RED RIVER DUST.

By: Bowers, Eugene & Evelyn Oppenheimer.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Waco, Word Books: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026325

Condition: Fine


D.j., 178 pp., map, illus. Stories of the people and events in the Red River Valley, one of the oldest settled areas of Texas. Introd. by Frank X. Tolbert. SIGNED by both authors. View more info

THE RETREAT FROM GOLIAD.

By: Boyle, Andrew A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Union Natl. Bk.: 1933

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028676

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, 7 pp. Reprint of an extract from Reminiscences of the Texas Revolution by Boyle. Owner stamp & bookplate. View more info

LONE STAR NATION.

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N. Y., Doubleday: 2004

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026975

Condition: Fine


Advance Reading Excerpt, 48 pp. Subtitled "How A Ragged Army of Volunteers Won the Battle for Texas Independence". View more info