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GENERAL ORDERS AFFECTING THE VOLUNTEER FORCE 1861, 1862, & 1863.

By: Adjutant General's Office

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., GPO: 1864

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028778

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, 60 + index xvi pp., 158 + index lxi pp., 213 + lii pp., 3 foldout table relating to money value of clothing issued. Compilation of general orders issued on the logistics for the muster of the volunteer army with foldout tables, subject & general indices and related correspondence. Some minor water damage to the last few pages & the rear over; otherwise a very nice copy. View more info

THEY DIED TO MAKE MEN FREE. A History of the 19th Michigan Infantry in the Civil War.

By: Anderson, William M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berrien Springa, MI, Hardscrabble Books: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027349

Condition: Fine


D.j., 320 pp., illus., index. History of Michigan regiment based on diaries, journals, newspapers, letters to family and friends. Bookplate, otherwise fine. View more info

IN THE BOSOM OF THE COMANCHES. A Thrilling Tale of Indian Life...

By: Babb, T.A.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Dallas, Hargreaves Printing: 1923

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Inventory Number: 028777

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, gilt lettering, 146 pp., photos. An authentic account of a Texas pioneer's recollections. First hand narrative of a young boy taken & held by Comanches. Considerable on Quanah Parker. Information on cow punching days, Texas Rangers, and much valuable information on pioneer women in Texas, including photographs. Excellent tight copy except browning of front free endpaper & one small foxed spot on edge of rear cover. View more info

HOLDING THE LINE. The Third Tennessee Infantry, 1861-1864.

By: Barber, Flavel C. Ed. By Robert H. Ferrell.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kent, Kent State Univ.: 1994

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024011

Condition: Fine


D.j., 281 pp., illus., maps, index. Diary of Barber who was imprisoned on Johnson's Island after the surrender of Fort Donelson. Vivid descriptions of battles, notably the seige of Fort Donelson and the Confederate victory at Chickasaw Bayou. View more info

ECHOES ON THE LAVACA.

By: Boethel, Paul C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Austin, 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028800

Condition: Fine


D.j., 122 pp., photo, index. Nicely INSCRIBED by Boethel. Account of the career of a lawyer, judge, and author on the coast of Texas. View more info

GLAMOROUS DAYS.

By: Bushick, Frank H.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1934

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028804

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (pieced together but missing most of the spine, front cover with green background with various figures on it with a tan background to the ace of hearts in red in the middle, chipped edges), ; orange cloth binding. Long SIGNED inscription on fly.. Much on King Fisher, Ben Thompson, John Wesley Hardin, Sam Bass, Texas Rangers. Guns #349. View more info

EL PASO'S MISSIONS AND INDIANS.

By: Calleros, Cleofas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, McMath: 1953

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028806

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, 55 pp., cover & several illus. by Cisneros, photos. Nice work on the missions and indian tribes of the El Paso area. View more info

PIONEERS IN SACKCLOTH

By: Castaneda, Carlos E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Tx. Catholic Hist. Soc.: 1939

Inventory Number: 028733

Condition: Fine


Preliminary Studies of Tx. Cath. Hist. Soc. Vol. III, No. 5, Oct. 1939. Reprint from Cath. Hist. Review, Vol. XXV, No. 3 Oct. 1939. Paper covers, 22 pp. Foreword--"This historical sketch...furnishes a sort of summary of" hsi comprehensive work dealing with the Mission Era in Texas (in four volumbes). View more info

PIONEERS IN SACKCLOTH

By: Castaneda, Carlos E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Tx. Catholic Hist. Soc.: 1939

Inventory Number: 028734

Condition: Fine


Preliminary Studies of Tx. Cath. Hist. Soc. Vol. III, No. 5, Oct. 1939. Reprint from Cath. Hist. Review, Vol. XXV, No. 3 Oct. 1939. Paper covers, 22 pp. Foreword--"This historical sketch...furnishes a sort of summary of" hsi comprehensive work dealing with the Mission Era in Texas (in four volumbes). This copy does not have rhe stiff printed covers but otherwise fine. View more info

TEXAS' BLOODLESS REVOLUTION.

By: Castle, Melissa A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dallas, Tardy Pub.: 1934

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028781

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, 166 pp. INSCRIBED. The story of the capetbagger Governor Edmond J. Davis of Texas during Reconstruction who, after being defeated, refused to leave office. View more info

FROM DAWN TO SUNSET.

By: Coppini, Pompeo.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1949

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028802

Condition: Fine


D.j. (edges torn, missing small pieces but about 95% intact, price clipped), 404 pp., frontis of the Mustangs sculpture in the fountain at the Univ. of Texas, several pages of photos, index. INSCRIBED by Coppini with a signed note laid in. Autobiography of famed Texas scuptor who created the mustangs sculpture among many others. View more info

EARLY TIMES IN TEXAS.

By: Duval, J.C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, H.P.N. Gammel: 1892

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028791

Condition: Good


Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine & front (very worn cloth, spots on front & fading of rear cover, 135 pp. & 253 pp., cheap paper, back hinge cracked. Owner name on contents page. Basic Tx. Bks #51-"The most literate of all 19th Century Texas memoirs. It is authentic history..". Duval gives an account of his capture and escape from the massacre of Fannin's command. View more info

WAR AT EVERY DOOR. Partisan Politics & Guerrilla Violence in East Tennessee 1860-1869.

By: Fisher, Noel C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, U. Of N. C.: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024296

Condition: Fine


D.j., 250 pp., tables, maps, illus., index. East Tennessee was one of the most divided regions of the country during the Civil War. The military & political struggle for control of the region from the secession crisis through the early years of reconstruction. 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

KING ON CUSTER. An Annotated Bibliography.

By: Hedren, Paul L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Brazos Corral of Westerners:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028745

Condition: Fine


Paper (cover illus. by Jose Cisneros), 12 pp. Ltd. 550c. SIGNED. Annotated list of 30 items written by Charles King--books & articles--having references to Custer and an extract from one of King's novels. View more info

JESSE CHISHOLM. Ambassador of the Plains.

By: Hoig, Stan.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Niwot, U. Colo.: 1991

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029260

Condition: Fine


D.j., 226 pp., map, illus., index. Chisholm-descendant of Cherokee Chief Corn Tassel and a Scottish rogue-was a trailblazer, linguist, scout. Very good biography of Chisholm who was very important in early Texas. View more info

THE SPUR RANCH. A Study of the Inclosed Ranch Phase of the Cattle Industry in Texas.

By: Holden, William Curry.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Boston, Christopher Pub.: 1934

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028773

Condition: Fine


Original glassine d.j. (several small tears), 229 pp., appendix, indes. SIGNED on title page. The Spur Ranch was an outstanding example of a foreign owned Texas ranch. Excellent copy with a very good glassine d.j. The only fault is a one inch area of browning on the enpapers at the hinge. View more info

JOHN HENRY BROWN. Texian Journalist 1820-1895.

By: Honig, Lawrence E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, Tx. Western Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028917

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 55 pp., illus., references. Fine biography of Brown-- Indian fighter, journalist, and writer. He went to Mexico with Shelby after the Civil War for 5 years. After returning, moved to Dallas, later was in Legislature, and mayor of Dallas. SWS #36. View more info

THE LIFE AND WARS OF GIDEON J. PILLOW.

By: Hughes, Nathaniel Cheairs, Jr. & Roy P. Stonesifer, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, U. Of N. C.: 1993

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024721

Condition: Fine


D.j., 455 pp., 6 maps, many illus., index. Commonly portrayed as a bungling general who disgraced himself at Fort Donelson, Pillow is one of the most controversial military figures of 19th Century America. View more info

THE NOTTING BOUGH, THE SIGNAL TOWER & THE FIXING OF OSCAR. Three Southwestern Legal Documents Offered at Christmas Season 1973.

By: Jenkins, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Pemberton: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028744

Condition: Fine


Blue paper covers, 7 pp. Ltd. to 300c. One of Jenkins' Christmas greetings. View more info