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BELL COUNTY HISTORY. A Pictorial History of Bell County, Texas

By: Bell County

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, University Supply & Equipment Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025090

Condition: Near Fine


Tan embossed simulated leather, 220 pp., many photos, index. The first pictorial history of Bell County sponsored by the Temple Junior Chamber of Commerce. Very scarce. View more info

A TENDERFOOT KID ON GYP WATER

By: Benedict, Carl P.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Society: 1943

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007907

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

LONE STAR REBEL

By: Benner, J.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, John F. Blair: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024804

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 232 pp., woodcuts by R.B. Dance on endpapers & in book. Historical fiction about Sul Ross' Sixth Texas Cavalry Brigade by the author of the biography of Lawrence Sullivan Ross. Fine copy except for small (1/4") black stain on edge of page block. View more info

SUL ROSS. Soldier, Statesman, Educator

By: Benner, Judith Ann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., TX. A&M: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026728

Condition: Fine


D.j., 259 pp., illus., index. The first full-scale biography of Ross who served Texas as an Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, Confederate soldier, sheriff, politician, governor, and president of Texas A&M. View more info

SUL ROSS. Soldier, Statesman, Educator

By: Benner, Judith Ann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., TX. A&M: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029162

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (slight fading missing1/2" piece top of spine) 259 pp., illus., index. The first full-scale biography of Ross who served Texas as an Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, Confederate soldier, sheriff, politician, governor, and president of Texas A&M. View more info

GUIDE TO LOUISIANA CONFEDERATE MILITARY UNITS 1861-1865.

By: Bergeron Jr., Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU Press: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024169

Condition: Fine


D.j., 229 pp., extensive index. Examines 111 artillery, cavalry & infantry units furnished by Louisiana to Confederate armies. Short history of each unit. View more info

THE TEXAS REVOLUTION.

By: Binkley, William C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1979

Inventory Number: 027746

Condition: Fine


D.j., 132 pp., foldout map. One of the best accounts of the Texas Revolution. Reprint of 1952 LSU first edition. View more info

THE END OF THE LONG HORN TRAIL.

By: Black, A.P. (Ott).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Selfridge, Selfridge Journal:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026489

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff paper, 59 pp., frontis, photos. No date but ca. 1936. An account of the author's life in the cattle business and cattle drives from Texas. Six-Guns #217; Herd #267. Quite a bit about various gunfighters, lawmen, & outlaws. Nice copy. View more info

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REMINISCENCES OF THE TERRY RANGERS.

By: Blackburn, J.K.P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Ranger Press: 1979

Inventory Number: 016636

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 76 pp., index. Fine reprint of first separate printing in 1919. Blackburn joined the unit in 1861 & served until 1865. The Eighth Texas Cavalry was among the most famous regiments to serve in the Civil War. Embossed seal on title page corner. View more info

LETTERS FROM LEE'S ARMY.

By: Blackford, Susan L., comp. By.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Chas. Scribner's Sons: 1947

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018317

Condition: Very Good


312 pp., index. D.j. worn, repaired tears; bookplate. Subtitled "Memoirs of Life In & Out of the Army in Virginia During the War Between the States." Compoaite of original letters & the diary of Charles M. Blackford who was an officer in the 2nd Virginia Cavalry for two years and later Judge Advocate of Longstreet's Corps. View more info

HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF BARTON'S (LATER STOVALL'S) GEORGIA BRIGADE, ARMY OF TENNESSEE, C.S.A.

By: Bogle, Private Joseph & Captain William L. Calhoun.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: University, Confederate Publishing Co.: 1984

Inventory Number: 023689

Condition: Fine


Gray cloth with three flag illus., mylar, 108 pp. Private Bogle, Co. I, 40th Regiment and Capt. Calhoun, Co. K, 42nd Regiment. Complete rosters of the 40th, 41st, 42nd, 43rd, and 51nd Regiments. Introd. & edited by William Stanley Hoole & Martha DuBose Hoole. Confederate Regimental Series No. 5. Reprint of Dornbusch II-No. 291-292--Bogle's Recollections pub. 1911 & Calhoun's 1900. View more info

WAR LIKE THE THUNDERBOLT. The Battle & Burning of Atlanta.

By: Bonds, Russell S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yardley, Westholme: 2009

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022616

Condition: Fine


D.j., 522 pp., photos, maps, index. Well researched & well written new look at the campaign & the battle of Atlanta. View more info

A. FLORENCE WILSON FRIEND AND TEACHER.

By: Bowers, Lois Garrett and Kathleen Garrett.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tahlequah, Ok., Rockett's Printers & Publishers: 1951

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025939

Condition: Very Good


Cream colored paper covers w/rough edges, 38 pp., several plates. The life of A. Florence Wilson who spent 26 years overseeing the Cherokee National Female Seminary, which later became Northeastern State College where the girls' dormitory was named Florence Wilson Hall. View more info

THE MEN AND WOMEN IN WORLD WAR II FROM BRAZOS COUNTY AND AGGIE WAR VETERANS.

By: Brazos County

Price: $150.00

Publisher: n.p, N.p.:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026536

Condition: Very Good


Red, white & blue embossed soft leatherette, about 125 unnumbered pages with photos and short biographical data about Brazos county people and from Texas A&M who served during WWII. Contents fine but there is a 3" tear in the cover at the spine. Very scarce. View more info

GRIERSON'S RAID.

By: Brown, D. Alexander.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Urbana, U. Of Illinois: 1954

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022529

Condition: Fine


Blue decorated cloth, no d.j., 261 pp., annotated endpaper maps, illus., photos, index. Day-by-day account of the 6th & 7th Illinois Cavalry in their 600 mile ride through Mississippi to Baton Rouge in April 1863 during the Vicksburg Campaign. View more info

THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE. The Romantic Story of John N. Garner.

By: Brown, George Rothwell.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N. Y., Brewer, Warren & Putnam: 1932

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026330

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (minor tears & soil), 162 pp., photos. Ike Moore bookplate & name. Biography of a powerful Texas politician who later became Vice President. Contents fine except for minor browning of endpapers. View more info

ROBERT STEWART HYER. The Man I Knew.

By: Brown, Ray Hyer.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salado, Anson Jones Press: 1957

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028353

Condition: Fine


Red & blue cloth, no d.j. issued, 206 pp., photos. Ltd. first edition. Biography of Hyer who was Pres. of Southwestern Univ. in Georgetown & later President of Southern Methodist Univ. in Dallas, written by his daughter. View more info

JOHN RINGO. The Gunfighter Who Never Was.

By: Burrows, Jack.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tucson, U. of Ariz.: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028072

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped), 242 pp., map, index. First full-length treatment of the Ringo myth and the man. Also has a chapter about his part in the Hoo-Doo War or the Mason County Range War about which little has been written. View more info

WESTERN STORY.

By: Burton, Jeffrey.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Palomino Books: 2008

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028060

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. paper covers, 331 pp., several color photos and other illus., index. SIGNED by Buront, Bob Alexander, and Roy B. Young. European Edition with Supplementary material by Roy B. Young & Bob Alexander laid in. A detailed account, very well researched as most of his books are, of many of the lesser known Southwest train robberies in the late 19th Century. View more info

WESTERN STORY.

By: Burton, Jeffrey.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Palomino Books: 2008

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029289

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 331 pp., color photos & other illus., index. SIGNED, #44/100c. European Edition with a copy of Supplementary material by Roy B. Young & Bob Alexander laid in. A detailed account, very well researched as most of his books are, of many of the lesser known Southwest train robberies in the late 19th Century. View more info