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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

LIFE IN MEXICO DURING A RESIDENCE OF TWO YEARS IN THAT COUNTRY.

By: Calderon De La Barca, Madame (Frances Erskine)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little & James Brown: 1843

Edition: 1st. American Edition

Inventory Number: 026647

Condition: Very Good


2 vols., 412 & 427 pp., frontis., glossary. Brown blind-embossed cloth, top spine ends worn through, corners of first vol. worn. Contents very good but minor spotting on the endpapers & frontis of both vols. The author was the Scottish wife of the Spanish Minister to the U.S. who was sent to Mexico on a special mission after independence. This is the earliest and most balanced first-hand account of Mexico to be written by a woman. According to Robinson, her book was so detailed that it was used by the American Army as a guide during the campaign against Mexico in 1847. Robinson, Wayward Women,... View more info

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JUST SUCH A TIME. Recollections of Childhood on the Texas Frontier, 1858-1867.

By: Carroll, J.M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Austin, Kairos Press: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012855

Condition: Fine


Plain d.j., 65 pp., 12 woodcuts by B. Whitehead printed in various colors, hand-set Bulmer type on Nideggen paper, calf-backed paper covered boards with a plain d.j. Ltd. 150c (125 for sale). . Lively recollection of life on the Texas frontier beginning in Caldwell in 1858. View more info

ON THE BORDER WITH MACKENZIE, or Winning West Texas from the Comanches.

By: Carter, Capt. Robert G.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: N.Y., JMC: 1988

Inventory Number: 010054

Condition: As New


Cloth (still in shrinkwrap), 580 pp. No d.j. issued. BTB #25-this is one of the best sources on the Fed. cavalry campaigns against the Indians in the 1870's. Classic Texas book. Dykes-"the most complete account of the Indian wars of the Texas frontier in the 70's. View more info

ON THE BORDER WITH MACKENZIE, or Winning West Texas from the Comanches.

By: Carter, Capt. Robert G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., JMC: 1988

Inventory Number: 027579

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, 580 pp., index. No d.j. issued. Basic Tx Bks #25-this is one of the best sources on the Federal cavalry campaigns against the Indians in the 1870's. Classic Texas book. Dykes-"the most complete account of the Indian wars of the Texas frontier in the 1870's. View more info

FOUR BROTHERS IN BLUE.

By: Carter, Captain R.G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1979

Edition: 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 013954

Condition: Fine


537 pp., frontis., index. Orignally pub. in 1913 in ltd. edition (200c). 1979 reprint from the original. One of the finest primary sources on the daily life of a Union soldier. View more info

THE MEXICAN SIDE OF THE TEXAS REVOLUTION...

By: Castaneda, Carlos. Trans. by.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., Documentary Publishing: 1971

Inventory Number: 019463

Condition: Fine


Black cloth with gold lettering, 391 pp., illus., map, index. Ltd. to 500c. BTB #61-best contemporaneous account of Mexican retreat from Texas after San Jacinto. View more info

CENTURY OF AGRICULTURAL PROGRESS 1856-1956. Minutes of the Cat Spring Agricultural Society.

By: Cat Spring Agricultural Society

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Lone Star Printing Co.: 1956

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025968

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth (speckled), 455 pp. Companion volume to THE CAT SPRING STORY. A centennial history of the official Austin County Landwirth-schaftlicher Verein (Austin County Agricultural Society) formed in 1856. Up to 1942, all minutes were recorded in German. View more info

AS IT WAS. Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Third Texas Calvary and the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry.

By: Cater, Douglas John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, State House Press: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007616

Condition: Fine


D.j., 266 pp., illus., index. Battles of Pea Ridge, Wilson's Creek, Missionary Ridge, Chickamauga & others. View more info

SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF GENERAL T.J. CHAMBERS OF TEXAS.

By: Chambers, William.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Jenkins: 1975

Inventory Number: 021412

Condition: Fine


Cloth, 63 pp. Blindstamp on title. Facsimile reproduction of rare 1853 edition. Chambers was a major figure in Texas before the Revolution and a Maj.Gen. in the Texas Army. View more info

REMEMBER... A History of North Texas in Pictures.

By: Christopher, Leta Nagle.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Stafford Lowdon Co.: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022803

Condition: Fine


D.j., 93 pp. with 28 pp. of full color watercolors of houses and scenes in North Texas as well as more than 50 black & white drawings. List of some early cattle brands on pp. 46. Young County Courthouse, Fort Richardson, Fort Belknap, J. C. Loving home, much more. Oblong folio 11.5 x 14.5". Very nice. View more info

RIDERS ACROSS THE CENTURIES. Horsemen of the Spanish Borderlands.

By: Cisneros, Jose.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: El Paso, TWP: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 008666

Condition: Fine


D.j., 199 pp., illus. by Cisneros; biography by John O. West. Last Hertzog book. Hertzog as consultant. Beautifully illustrated work on horsemen of the Southwest. View more info

RIDERS ACROSS THE CENTURIES. Horsemen of the Spanish Borderlands.

By: Cisneros, Jose.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: El Paso, TWP: 1988

Edition: 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 023564

Condition: As New


D.j., 199 pp., illus. 40 page biography of Cisneros by John O. West. Last Hertzog book. 100 beautiful illustrations, several in color, with a facing page describing the subject. Excellent book. View more info

PIONEER DAYS...TWO VIEWS: EARLY DAYS IN WEST TEXAS and RECOLLECTIONS OF MISS TOMMIE CLACK.

By: Clack, Mary Hampton; Katharyn Duff & Betty Kay Seibt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Abilene, Zachry Assoc.: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020736

Condition: Fine


D.j. (edges worn), 234 pp., endpaper map, photos, illus. Two vols. in one reprint of the rare "Early Days in West Texas" originally pub. in 1932 on Mary Hampton Clack's pioneer life in Texas in the 1870's & 1880's, and a first printing of her niece's "Recollections of Miss Tommie Clack" written when she was 95. View more info

ON THIS BLUFF...Centennial History 1867-1967 First Presbyterian Church, Corpus Christi, Texas.

By: Clark, Margaret Lasater.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Corpus Christi, Renfrow & Co.: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019811

Condition: Fine


D.j., 190 pp., photos, illus. by Jerry Seagle, index. SIGNED by author. History of the earliest Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi. Color frontis of two stained glass windows in the church. A very well prepared history. View more info

THE HISTORY OF CLARKSVILLE AND OLD RED RIVER COUNTY.

By: Clark, Pat B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Dallas, Mathis Van Nort & Co.: 1937

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020219

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (excellent, bright), 259 pp., several photos. About 1/2" long insect (?) damage to outside edge of about 50 pages. A very scarce county history. Appendix contains a letter from Ben McCulloch detailing the exploits & hazardous services that he and a few other scouts performed on the eve of the Battle of Buena Vista in the Mexican War. View more info

DAVID G. BURNET.

By: Clarke, Mary Whatley

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021423

Condition: Fine


D.j. (repaired tears on edges), 303 pp., frontis, illus., map, index. The first complete biography of Burnet, a pioneer land empresario & partner of Sam Houston. First President of Republic of Texas & later U.S. Senator. All titles by Clarke are scarce. View more info

MY LIFE ON THE RANGE.

By: Clay, John.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1924

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026996

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, 366 pp., photos, index. Minor stain &wavy area on bottom 2" of first 50 pages near the hinge. Pencil inscription on fly. A range cattle industry classic. Well written book about the author's ranch experiences in Wyoming. Best on Wyoming ranges. Many incidents of the Johnson County War & some about Tom Horn. Six-Score 19; Herd 475; Guns 434; Merrill Aristocrat. View more info

TRACKS ALONG THE CLEAR FORK: Stories from Shackelford and Throckmorton Counties.

By: Clayton, Lawrence and Joan Halford Farmer, Ed. By

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Abilene, McWhiney Foundation Press: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025023

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 569 pp., photos, endpaper map, index. The principal focus is the military fort & the town called Griffin and the pre-Civil War post called Camp Cooper. Two of the writers are Carl Coke Rister & Rupert Richardson as well as several contemporary writers. The second focus is on civilians who came to the area to establish their lives--such as John Chadbourne Irwin & others. View more info