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WELCH. The History of a Dawson County Community 1900-1970.

By: Welch Historical Soc.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hereford, Pioneer Book Pub.: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023713

Condition: Fine


Red cloth w/white lettering & decoration, 145 pp., photos. Family histories from pp. 33 to pp. 140. Drawings by Patsy Boardman. Harley Stone, consultant, signed at foreword. View more info

THE UNION ARMY, 1861-1865. Organization & Operations. Vol. 1 Eastern Theater.

By: Welcher, Frank J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana Univ. Press: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021810

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 1065 pp. New indispensable reference work on the Civil War. Provides a complete & continuous account of all Union military divisions, departments, armies, army corps, brigades, & numerous special commands that were in existence during the Civil War, and covers battles & campaigns. View more info

FROM WINCHESTER TO CEDAR CREEK. THE SHENANDOAH CAMPAIGN OF 1864

By: Wert, Jeffry D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Stackpole Books: 1997

Inventory Number: 023690

ISBN: 0811706729

Condition: Fine


D.j., 324 pp., index, photos, map. The story of the operations of the Shenandoah Valley campaign in a complete and fully-documented account that is considered one of the best. View more info

MOSBY'S RANGERS.

By: Wert, Jeffry D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024292

ISBN: 0-671-67360-2

Condition: Fine


D.j., 384 pp., photos, e.p.map, index. Owner blindstamp. The story of the most famous command of the Civil War & its legendary leader, John S. Mosby. The 43rd Battalion of Virginia Cavalry, an elite guerilla unit that operated in nothern Virginia & Maryland. View more info

A TEXAN IN SEARCH OF A FIGHT.

By: West, John C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1969

Inventory Number: 018907

Condition: Fine


Facsimile reprint of 1901 edition. 200 pp., frontis, index. The diary & letters of John C. West, a private in Co. E, 4th Tx. Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, who went from Waco to Virginia to join. Introd. by Col. Harold B. Simpson View more info

AN EARLY HISTORY OF FAYETTE COUNTY.

By: Weyand, Leonie Rummel & Houston Wade.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: LaGrange, LaGrange Journal: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015677

Condition: Very Good


Original cloth (spine faded, top edge worn), 383 pp., photos, index. Free endpapers browned. One of early histories of a Texas county--much on the Texas revolution & the Republic. INSCRIBED by Wade to Clarence R. Wharton & has Wharton's bookplate inside front cover. View more info

NOW THE WOLF HAS COME. The Creek Nation in the Civil War.

By: White, Christine S. & Benton R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: College Station, Tx. A & M: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inventory Number: 007668

Condition: Fine


193 pp., frontis, index. The story of the flight of some of the Creek nation into Kansas in 1862 to escape from Confederates including those Creeks allied with the South, Gen. Stand Watie's Cherokees, and others. View more info

LIMESTONE AND LOG. A Hill Country Sketchbook.

By: White, J. Roy.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016512

Condition: Fine


71 pp. 34 sketches of Hill country houses by Austin artist & architect White with text by Joe B. Frantz. Oblong. Design by Bill Wittliff. View more info

SWEARINGEN: COW TOWN, GHOST TOWN

By: Wilkerson, Ethel C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Portales, Bishop Printing: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016371

Condition: Near Fine


102 pp. illus. with photos and map, index. Approx. 50 unnumbered pages of miscellaneous material including letters, documents, ads & some poetry. Location of the town spurred by the location of the OX ranch in Cottle county. View more info

THE HIGHLY IRREGULAR IRREGULARS. Texas Rangers in the Mexican War.

By: Wilkins, Frederick.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024642

Condition: Fine


D. j. (clipped), 227 pp., illus., index. INSCRIBED. The story of the Rangers in the Mexican War under Col. Jack Hays and Capt. Ben McCulloch. View more info

SAM HOUSTON. A Biography of the Father of Texas.

By: Williams, John Hoyt.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 022168

Condition: Fine


D.j., 448 pp., 6 pp. of photos, index. View more info

FAYETTE COUNTY: PAST & PRESENT

By: Williams, Mrs. Marjorie L., Edited By.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: La Grange, Editor: 1976

Edition: 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 022664

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff decorated paper covers, 473 pp., illus., index. Small name top of title page. County history as written by the students of LaGrange High School. Covers the history of the county, churches, schools and information current as of 1976. View more info

A BATTLE FROM THE START. The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest.

By: Wills, Brian Steel.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N. Y., Harper & Collins: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023058

Condition: Fine


D.j., 457 pp. plus 8 pages of illus., maps and endpaper maps, extensive notes, index. A fine biography of the remarkable life & Civil War exploits of Forrest who Sherman called "That Devil, Forrest". View more info

A HISTORY OF RUSK COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Winfrey, Dorman.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022679

Condition: Fine


D.j. (repaired tears, wrinkles), 179 pp., photos, maps, index. A well-written history of East Texas County. Winfrey was State Archivist & later archivist for the Univ. of Tx. Includes a precise map of Indian archaeological sites in Rusk County (Tate #291). View more info

A UNION LIST OF NEWSPAPERS IN THE LIBRARIES OF THE FORT WORTH-DALLAS MAJOR RESOURCES CENTERS.

By: Wittenmyer, Mary Oleta, Edited By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ft.Worth, TCU: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020661

Condition: Very Good


Stiff decorated paper covers with taped spine, 144 pp., index. Name stamp on cover. A list of newspaper resources in the metropolitan area and including the resources of 58 Northeast & North Central Texas libraries. View more info

HALE COUNTY FACTS AND FOLKLORE

By: Wofford, Vera Dean, Ed.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lubbock, Pica Pub. Co.: 1978

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022014

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth w/gilt lettering, 787 pp., many photos, partial index. Corners & spine ends slightly worn, some writing inside rear cover & four numbers on fly. Family histories from pp. 74 through 569 including a section on Mennonite families of the Snyder Community and Pioneer Women of the Plains. View more info

WOOD COUNTY, 1850-1900.

By: Wood County Hist. Soc.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Quitman, Wood County Hist. Soc.: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024644

Condition: Fine


Cream colored cloth w/black lettering & illus., 201 pp., many photos. Section 1 (about 58 pp.) devoted to the history of the county; Section 2-(pp. 58 to end) covers pioneers and family histories to pp.164, with some miscellaneous history & photos comprising the rest. Fine copy but a couple of small spots on outer edge of page block. View more info

SKETCHES OF LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA AND TEXAS.

By: Wrede, Friedrich von.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 009954

Condition: Very Good +


D.j., 208 pp., illus., index. Translated & INSCRIBED by Chester Geue. 1/3 to 1/2 of the book deals with Texas. First English translation. Orig. pub. in German in 1844, Wrede travelled in Texas in late 1830's & was killed by Indians in 1845. View more info

EVERY FIRST MONDAY. A History of Canton, Texas.

By: Wren, David Nelson.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Quanah, Nortex: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021076

Condition: Fine


D.j., 91 pp., photos. Gift inscription on fly. History of small town in Van Zandt County that hosts the biggest trade fair in Texas every first Monday. View more info

GRAHAM CENTENNIAL HISTORY, 1872-1972. From Salt Works to Space Age.

By: Young County Hist. Survey Comm.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Quannah & Wichita Falls, Nortex Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023383

Condition: Fine


Red cloth w/black lettering & decoration, 86 pp., many photos. Very nice copy of this history of Graham. View more info