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THE SANTA CLAUS BANK ROBBERY.

By: Greene, A.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027941

Condition: Fine


D.j., 267 pp. The true story of the infamous Santa Claus bank robbery in Cisco, Texas in 1927 which resulted in the death of seven men. View more info

THE SANTA CLAUS BANK ROBBERY.

By: Greene, A.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029230

Condition: Fine


D.j., 267 pp. The true story of the infamous Santa Claus bank robbery in Cisco, Texas in 1927 which resulted in the death of seven men. INSCRIBED by Greene. View more info

HISTORY OF WISE COUNTY. A Link with the Past. Volume 1.

By: Gregg, Rosalie, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.P., Nortex: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025244

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth w/gilt lettering, mylar, 515 pp., many photos, maps, index. Town histories and mostly family histories from pp. 193 to end. View more info

YOURS TILL DEATH. Civil War Letters of John W. Cotton.

By: Griffith, Lucille. Ed. By.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: University, U. Of Alabama Press: 1951

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023961

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (browned edges & spine), 128 pp., frontis. Cotton enlisted April 1, 1862 in Co. C, 5th Battalion, Hilliard's Legion, Alabam Cavalry and remained a private throughout the war. He was a land owner with a small farm and no slaves. His letters describe army life and the campaigns as well as advising his wife on running the farm. Scarce. View more info

300 YEARS IN VICTORIA COUNTY.

By: Grimes, Roy. Edited By.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Victoria, Victoria Advocate: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026986

Condition: Fine


D.j., 649 pp., photos, drawings by Tom Jones, index. Fine county history of one of the most important Texas counties. Not only history of Victoria County but of the coastal area including Calhoun, Jackson, Lavaca, DeWitt, Goliad & Refugio. Texas Independence, Mexican War, Civil War, Reconstruction, cattle industry, more. INSCRIBED by Grimes. View more info

A BRIEF NARRATIVE OF THE FOURTH TENNESSEE CAVALRY REGIMENT. Wheeler's Corps, Army of Tennessee.

By: Guild, George B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Franklin, Cool Springs Press: 1996

Inventory Number: 023756

Condition: Fine


Green cloth w/gilt lettering, 341 pp., index. Reprint of original 1913 edition. Preface by John B. Colmore & SIGNED by him on title. Owner embossed seal on title. View more info

RAW FRONTIER. Armed Conflict Along the Texas Coastal Bend, Vol. 1, & Survivial to Prosperity Along the Texas Coastal Bend, Vol. 2.

By: Guthrie, Keith.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1998

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016255

Condition: Fine


D.j., 2 volumes, 162 pp. & 270 pp., illus., maps, index. Vol. 1 pub.1998 & Vol. 2 pub. 2000. Vol. 1 starts with Spanish land grants & goes through the fall of the Alamo. Vol. 2 describes how the pioneers survived & prospered after the revolution. View more info

THE DIARY OF MICHAEL ERSKINE. Describing his Cattle Drive from Texas to California...

By: Haley, J.Evetts, ed.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Midland, N.S. Haley Library: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021696

Condition: Fine


Decorated cloth, 173 pp., illus., design by Wm. R. Holman, printed by David Holman. Ltd. to 975c. Nicely INSCRIBED by Haley. Erskine drove a herd of longhorns to California in 1854 from his Capote ranch & remained for 5 years. Then he returned to Capote & resumed ranching. View more info

SOME SOUTHWESTERN TRAILS.

By: Haley, J.Evetts, et al.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: San Angelo, San Angelo Standard-Times: 1948

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024723

Condition: Fine


Brown paper slipcase (worn on the open corners otherwise very nice), 30 unnumbered pages, preface by Haley, illus. by H.D. Bugbee, maps. Contributing authors are H. Bailey Carroll, LeRoy Hafen, Haley, John L. McCarty, Jack Potter, Floyd Benjamin Streeter, & Stanley Vestal. Essays on 11 trails--Great Comanche War Trail, Santa Fe Trail, Goodnight Trail, Rath Trail, Western Trail, National Trail, Butterfield Trail, Marcy Trail, etc. Inscribed by Carl Hertzog to a Texas author. Very nice copy in a very nice slipcase. Lowman #54. View more info

THEN CAME CHRISTMAS FOR MILDRED TAIT.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amarillo, Shamrock Oil: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012274

Condition: Fine


14 pp., illus. by H.D. Bugbee. Typography by Hertzog. Lowman #145. Beautiful Christmas greeting & story by Haley from Jeff Milton. Former church library with partial stamp on title page and stamp on pp. 11. Ltd. 400c. View more info

THE XIT RANCH OF TEXAS and the Early Days of the Llano Estacado.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press: 1929

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025259

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth w/gilt letter stamping on spine & longhorn on front, 261 pp., illus., maps (one foldout), index. BASIC TX. BOOKS #82-"It is one of the most highly regarded landmarks in the literature of the cattle country." One of the best books about a Texas ranch. Because of a lawsuit most of the edition was recalled and suppressed, making it one of the rarest and most sought after books on cattle. Haley's first book. Herd 969; Guns 894; Merrill Aristocrat; Reess-Sixscore #54. A very fine copy of the best Texas ranch history and a cattle range classic. View more info

THE ALAMO MISSION BELL.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026187

Condition: Fine


Slipcase, leather spine & cloth, 30 pp., illus. by Schiwetz, design by Wittliff. Leather spine & cloth. #174 of 250c. SIGNED by Haley. Robinson #45c. View more info

THE ALAMO MISSION BELL.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026209

Condition: Fine


Slipcase, leather spine & cloth, 30 pp., illus. by Schiwetz, design by Wittliff. Leather spine & cloth. #179 of 250c. SIGNED by Haley. Robinson #45c. View more info

A HISTORY OF VAN ZANDT COUNTY.

By: Hall, Margaret E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022519

Condition: Fine


D.j., 156 pp., small map frontis, notes, biblio. A fine history of Northeast Texas county--- Cherokees, Civil War View more info

A HISTORY OF HAMILTON COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Hamilton County Hist. Comm.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dallas, Taylor: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026152

Condition: Fine


Red leatherette boards embossed with gold gilt device, 392 pp., map, many photos. Family histories from pp. 100 to 316. Gift inscription inside front cover. View more info

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TEXIAN ILIAD. A Military History of the Texas Revolution.

By: Hardin, Stephen L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1994

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 013819

Condition: Fine


D.j., 321 pp., figures, photos, maps, index. First printing, first state. INSCRIBED, review copy. A fine balanced and analytical study of the Texas Revolution which has been much lauded. MBTB #46. View more info

HISTORY OF GREENVILLE AND HUNT COUNTY TEXAS.

By: Harrison, W. Walworth.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022643

Condition: Fine


D.j., 495 pp., many photos, index. Name at bottom inside cover. A fine copy of a scarce county history. SIGNED. View more info

ALPHONSE IN AUSTIN.

By: Hart, Katherine.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021419

Condition: Near Fine


Cloth & bds., 56 pp. Waterloo Bk. #4. Excerpts from official letters to the French Foreign Ministry by Alphonse De Saligny, Charge D'Affairs of France to the Republic of Texas--with DIVERSE NOTES CONCERNING THE PIG WAR-a dispute over the killing of pigs invading the grounds of the French Legation in Austin. View more info

EIGHTY YEARS UNDER THE STARS AND BARS.

By: Harwell, Thomas Fletcher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kyle, W. Turner Harwell: 1947

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 011676

Condition: Fine


108 pp., photos. Including biographical sketches of "100 Confederate Soldiers I Have Known". Information on the United Confederate Veterans and History of Camp Ben McCulloch, UCV, near Driftwood in Hays County, TX. View more info

A RANCHMAN'S RECOLLECTIONS.

By: Hastings, Frank S.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Chicago, Breeders Gazette: 1921

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020281

Condition: Near Fine


Tan decorated cloth, 235 pp., frontis by Frank Tenney Johnson, photos. Fine copy except corners slightly bumped and a small discolored area on front cover. An excellent range book by the manager of the SMS Ranch in Texas. Basic Tx. Bks #86-More than a history of the SMS Ranches, this is one of the best books on the Texas cattle industry. Six-Score #56. View more info