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CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE CHEROKEE NATION Published By an Act of the National Council 1892

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Parsons, Kansas, The Foley R'y Printing Co.: 1893

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022034

Condition: Very Good


Quarter brown leather over marbled boards (leather corners worn off), 426 pp., index. Cheap paper & both free endpapers have minor torn places. Probably the most refined codification among the Five Civilized Tribes. Compiled by John L. Adair. View more info

VISIT TO TEXAS Being the Journal of a Traveler Through Those Parts Most Interesting to American Settlers, with Descriptions of the Scenery &C. &C.

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1952

Inventory Number: 025412

Condition: Fine


Cloth, boxed, 264 pp. plus Meteorological Journal, fold out map. Facs. reprod. of 1834 first edition. Basic Tx. Bks #209(b)-one of the most important accounts of Texas during a critical period. Presents a vivid picture of the country and its resources. View more info

JOE BAILEY: THE LAST DEMOCRAT.

By: Acheson, Sam.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N. Y., Macmillan: 1932

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027078

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (spine faded, edges worn, small pieces missing top spine & front corner), 420 pp., frontis., biblio., index. Excellent biography of Texas Democrat Senator who had a prominent part in the legislation & controversies about McKinley, Spanish American War, Roosevelt, & Woodrow Wilson's presidential run. Ike Moore bookplate. View more info

A TEXAS MATCHMAKER.

By: Adams, Andy.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1904

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026207

Condition: Very Good


Decorated cloth, 355 pp., illus. by E. Boyd Smith. Bookplate, top spine worn, otherwise nice copy. View more info

COAHUILA Y TEXAS. Desde la consumacion de la Independencia hasta el Tratado de Paz de Guadalupe Hidalgo.

By: Alessio Robles, Vito.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Mexico, Ed. Porrua: 1979

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Inventory Number: 015280

Condition: Fine


2 volumes, 542 + 540 pp., maps, illus., index. Basic Tx. Books #1- History of Texas as a Spanish province & state from the Mexican viewpoint. A major which has never been translated from the Spanish. Partially uncut. View more info

COAHUILA Y TEXAS. Desde la Consumacion de la Independencia hasta el Tratado de Paz de Guadalupe Hidalgo.

By: Alessio Robles, Vito.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Mexico, Ed. Porrua: 1979

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Inventory Number: 015283

Condition: Fine


2 volumes, 542 + 540 pp., maps, illus., index. Basic Tx. Books #1- History of Texas as a Spanish province & state from the Mexican viewpoint. A major work which has never been translated from the Spanish. D.j. on Vol. II has brown mark running top to bottom on front & back. View more info

WINCHESTER WARRIORS. Texas Rangers of Company D, 1874-1901.

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Denton, UNT: 2009

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026453

Condition: As New


D.j., 402 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. Fine new work on the Texas Rangers by Waxahachie author. View more info

BORDERLANDS. The Heritage of the Lower Rio Grande Through the Art of Jose Cisneros

By: Almaraz, Dr. Felix D., Hubert J. Miller, Others

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edinburg, Hidalgo County Historical Museum: 1998

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015227

Condition: Fine


159 pp., color illus. 9"x11". First 41 pages contain an essay on Cisneros and history of the Rio Grande Valley; the rest is full page color illustrations by Cisneros with a facing page of text about the subject of the illustration. View more info

AN ABSTRACT OF THE ORIGINAL TITLES OF RECORD IN THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton: 1964

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 027190

Condition: Fine


Cloth spine & corners, marbled boards w/paper label on spine, 182 pp. Facsimile reprod. of 1838 ed. Basic Tx. Bks#204(J)- one of the essential research tools on Texas lands & their settlement. Comprises a listing of all persons granted title to land in Texas, with date of grant, location, amount of land, & other details. Introd. by Mary Lewis Ulmer. View more info

JEFF DAVIS'S OWN. Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier.

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., John Wiley & Sons: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017550

ISBN: 0-471-33364-6

Condition: Fine


D.j., 378 pp., map, photos, index. The story of the Second Cavalry in Texas. It was created by Jefferson Davis, Sec. of War, with handpicked officers---16 of whom were later generals in the Civil War, on both sides. First in-depth study. View more info

THAT SPOTTED SOW & Other Hill Country Ballads.

By: Ashley, Carlos.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1949

Inventory Number: 026956

Condition: Fine


D.j., 63 pp., illus. by H.D. Bugbee. Foreword by Dr. Rebecca W. Smith. A collection of Ashley's best known & best loved poems, with a number of new ballads. View more info

WIND SWEPT LAND.

By: Avera, Carl L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025208

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (clipped), 89 pp., photos, guide map on e.p. History of Palestine, Texas, county seat of Anderson county from 1846 to about 1930. Boards slightly bent about an inch from the top not effecting text. SIGNED by Avera. View more info

TEN YEARS IN THE SADDLE. Memoir of William Woods Averell 1851-1862.

By: Averell, William Woods.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Rafael, Presidio Press: 1978

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028220

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped), 443 pp., illus., index. Averell served at Ft. Defiance in N.M., in the Civil War, in the Indian Wars, etc. View more info

BETWEEN THE ENEMY AND TEXAS: PARSON'S TEXAS CAVALRY IN THE CIVIL WAR.

By: Bailey, Anne J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TCU: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028204

Condition: Fine


Cloth with paper covered boards, no d.j. issued, 355 pp., illus., photos, maps, index. Nice work on Parson's Texas Cavalry, recruited from North Texas, who fought in Arkansas, Missouri, & Louisiana. View more info

A TEXAS SCRAP-BOOK. Made Up of the History, Biography, & Miscellany of Texas & Its People.

By: Baker, D.W.C.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1991

Inventory Number: 017216

Condition: Fine


727 pp., index. BTB#5-reprint of the 1875 edition. All editions are scarce with the 1935 reprint going for $200 up. Still a highly useful resource on early Texas. Baker settled in Austin in 1850. View more info

STAR OF THE WILDERNESS.

By: Baker, Karle Wilson.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N. Y., Coward-McCann: 1942

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026146

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (tattered, repaired), 508 pp., endpaper maps. Bookplate. A fascinating story of the years preceding the Texas Revolution. View more info

THE LIFE AND LABOURS OF THE REV. DANIEL BAKER, D.D. PASTOR AND EVAGELIST

By: Baker, Rev. William M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, William S. And Alfred Martien: 1858

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027914

Condition: Good


Cloth (very worn on spine ends & edges, badly spotted), 560 pp., frontis. Bookplate; pp. 361-364 badly stained. Presentation copy by the author. Life of Rev. Daniel Baker, a Presbyterian minister, who first came to Texas in 1840. He returned to the U.S. and then came back to Texas in 1848 as pastor of theFirst Presbyterian Church in Galveston. He organized the formation of Austin College in Huntsville in 1849 & became its president in 1853 until 1857, dying shortly there... View more info

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

By: Barron, H.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M. Morrison: 1964

Inventory Number: 016013

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, gilt lettering, 276 pp., photos. Ltd. 400c. Facsimile reproduction of the rare Neale Pub. Co. first edition of 1908. Book review laid inside front cover. The Third Texas Cavalry was very active in the Western Campaign. Nevins, Vol. 1, pp. 54-this narrative is a standard source for Texas in the Civil War. View more info

THE BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF WESTERN GUNFIGHTERS.

By: Bartholomew, Ed.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Houston, Frontier Press: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021210

Condition: Very Good +


Cloth spine & pictorial boards, 13.75" x 20.5", (76) unnum. pp. Bookplate of Dr. Richard C. Marohn. Lower corners bumped. Containing more than 1000 biographical entries with over 600 rare photos of the most famous sheriffs, outlaws, marshals, and celebrated personalities in the history of the western frontier. Oblong. Guns # 147. View more info

BEE COUNTY CENTENNIAL 1858-1958

By: Bauer, Grace

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Beeville, Beeville Pub. Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028126

Condition: Fine


Stiff white paper covers w/red design & blue lettering, 115 pp., photos. History of Bee County in South Central Texas. SIGNED by Grace Bauer. View more info