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BORDER WARS OF TEXAS.

By: Deshields, James T.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Tioga, The Herald Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022955

Condition: Fine


Professionally rebound in black & brown cloth, new endpapers, 400 pp., illus. Contents very bright & a fine looking copy. One of the fundamental books on Indian fighting in Tx. w/numerous accounts obtained from participants appearing only in this book. An encyclopedia of Indian atrocity stories as revealed directly by pioneers & 19th Cent. newspapers. View more info

BORDER WARS OF TEXAS.

By: Deshields, James T.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Tioga, The Herald Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024968

Condition: Fine


Professionally rebound in maroon cloth, new endpapers, 400 pp., illus. Contents very bright & a fine looking copy. One of the fundamental books on Indian fighting in Texas with numerous accounts obtained from participants appearing only in this book. An encyclopedia of Indian atrocity stories as revealed directly by pioneers & 19th Century newspapers. SIGNED. Great association copy with the stamp of J.B. Cranfill on the dedication page-see DR. J.B. CRANFILL'S CHRONICLE. View more info

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WAGON WHEELS. A History of Garza County.

By: Didway, Charles, Ed. By

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Seagraves, Pioneer Book Pub.: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016352

Condition: Near Fine


340 pp., illus., photos. Fine except minor browning at hinge inside front cover. West Texas county history, best known town is Post City. View more info

HISTORICAL ROUND ROCK, TEXAS

By: Diguesualdo, Jane H. & Karen R. Thompson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022506

Condition: Fine


D.j., 583 pp., many photos, e.p. map, index. Errata sheet laid in. An exhausting history of Round Rock in Williamson County with much on Sam Bass and some information on John Wesley Hardin. Covers land grants, early settlers, beginning of Round Rock, founding of the county, etc. SIGNED by both. View more info

44 RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY J. FRANK DOBIE IN 1944 AND 44 MORE RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY JEFF DYKES IN 1971.

By: Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026389

Condition: Fine


Tan paper covered bds. with paper label, 32 pp. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. View more info

ROMANCE AND DIM TRAILS. A History of Clay County.

By: Douthitt, Katherine C.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Dallas, Wm. Tardy: 1938

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026175

Condition: Fine


D.j. (missing pieces on spine), 280 pp., photos, e.p.map, errata. Guns #616. Very scarce history of Clay County. Chart of brands of the county. Ike Moore bookplate. View more info

HISTORIC CHURCHES OF TEXAS. The Land and the People.

By: Driskill, Frank A. & Noel Grisham.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Burnet, Eakin Press: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025507

Condition: Fine


D.j., 336 pp., many photos, index. View more info

NINE MEN IN GRAY

By: Dufour, Charles L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023692

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (clipped), 364 pp., photos, notes, sources. Stories of nine Confederate participants in the Civil War including: Patrick Cleburne, Porter Alexander, William Pegram, Turner Ashby, Lucius Northrup, William Mahone, Charles Read, Dick Taylor, & Henry Hotze. View more info

A HISTORY OF EAGLE LAKE TEXAS

By: Eagle Lake Hist. Comm.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Nortex: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025902

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth w/gilt lettering & decoration, 591 pp., photos. Nice regional history of Eagle Lake in Colorado County, Tx. Dedicated to Wm. Henry Harrison for his work on the book & SIGNED by Harrison on the false title. View more info

THE GREAT CATTLE TRAIL. Forest and Prairie Series No. 1.

By: Ellis, Edward S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates: 1894

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027915

Condition: Very Good


Decorated cloth, 313 pp., 4 illus. Faded cover, very worn corners & spine ends. 19th Century fiction about the western ranching lifeby a prolific writer of boy's stories. Nice tight copy w/ no internal marks. View more info

THE HISTORICAL STORY OF BEE COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Ezell, Camp

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Beeville, Beeville Pub. Co.: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022913

Condition: Fine


Green cloth w/gilt lettering, 258 pp. plus 34 pp. of photos at the end. Early Texas history, arrival of colonists, Texas as a Republic, & the organization of Bee County, the various communities in Bee County, legal hangins, Beeville's formation as a city, etc.Nicely INSCRIBED BY Ezell. View more info

A CENTURY OF MASOIC BROTHERHOOD.

By: Ezell, Camp

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Masonic Home Press: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027749

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, 121 pp., photos, member list. "The History of BEEVILLE LODGE No. 261 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Beeville, Texas 1861-1961." View more info

FORT WORTH IN THE CIVIL WAR.

By: Farber, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Belton, Peter Hansbrough Bell Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022641

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, 58 pp., illus. First published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, a nice work on the activities affecting Fort Worth from 1860-1865. No d.j. issued. View more info

OLDTIMERS. Their Own Stories.

By: Fenley, Florence.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Uvalde, Hornby Press: 1939

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027031

Condition: Fine


D.j., 254 pp., photos. Oral history collected by Fenley from interviews with early pioneers & settlers. Almost half from pioneer women, many of whom ran cattle, fought Indians, etc.Frontier days in the Uvalde section of Southwest Texas. Over 50 personal accounts by Texas "oldtimers". Herd 799: "True stories of real cattlemen." View more info

CANNON SMOKE: THE LETTERS OF CAPT. JOHN J. GOOD, GOOD-DOUGLAS TEXAS BATTERY, CSA.

By: Fitzhugh, Lester N.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025128

Condition: Fine


Maroon leather w/gilt letters & decoration, . 249 pp., illus., index. The John J. Good Edition limited to 50c. (#35) & SIGNED by Fitzhugh. The letters of Good who commanded a battery of Texas artillery. The only Texas artillery unit to serve East of the Mississippi in many battles. Organized in 1861 with 50 men each from Dallas & Tyler. View more info

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REBEL PRIVATE. Front and Rear.

By: Fletcher, William Andrew.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Univ. Of Tx.: 1954

Inventory Number: 015771

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (clipped), 162 pp., illus., index. Reprint of 1908 first ed. Introd. by Bell Irvin Wiley. Excellent Texas Civil War narrative. Fletcher enlisted in the 5th Texas Cavalry at Harrisonburg in 1861, fought at Seven Pines, Second Manassas, Fredericksburg, & Chickamauga, where he received his second wound. Transferred to the 8th Texas Cavalry, Terry's Rangers, in 1864 & finished the war there. View more info

HOLD FAST THESE EARTH-WARM STONED.

By: Fonville, Nina.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1949

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027091

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 231 pp., illus. by Melvan D. Jordan. Author lived in Mexico City with her son in the house of a Mexican doctor and his family. View more info

LARISSA

By: Ford, Fred Hugo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jacksonville, J.L Brown: 1971

Edition: .

Inventory Number: 027740

Condition: Fine


Dec. cloth, 184 pp., illus. History of Larissa College in Larissa, TX., the predecesor of Trinity College. It was one of the first Presbyterian institutions established in Texas. Trinity opened in Tehuacana prior to moving to Waxahachie. The old Trinity campus in Waxahachie is now Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Facsimile reprint View more info

ONE OF CLEBURNE'S COMMAND

By: Foster, Capt. Samuel T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, U. of Texas: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022522

ISBN: 0-292-76014-0

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 192 pp., illus., maps, index. Edited by Norman Brown. Some red ink underlining in introd. & on pp. 148-150, 162, & red ink spot on pp. 153-160. Name inside front cover. Foster, a member of the 24th Tx. Cavalry, Granbury's Texas Brigade, fought at Arkansas Post, all of the great battles of the Army of Tennessee, was a prisoner of war, & provides almost daily descriptions of the Atlanta campaign. View more info

CRAZY WATER. The Story of Mineral Wells and Other Texas Health Resorts.

By: Fowler, Gene

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ft.Worth, TCU: 1991

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026765

Condition: Fine


Stiff decorated paper covers, 315 pp., photos, index. A history of Mineral Wells in the 1930's during the health spa craze, and many of the other such resorts in Texas--Stovall Hot Wells, Glen Rose, Sour Lake, Indian Hot Springs, Wizard Wells, etc. A look at them all. View more info