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LOOKING BACK WEST.

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Angelo, Talley Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019663

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (worn, edges chipped), 120 pp., illus. Minor browning on endpapers, name. Indian Raids, Frontier Army, Captives, Lost Children, Train Robbery & Wreck, Buffalo Hunters and the everyday events of the frontier taken from the Pioneer News-Observer, selected by Kelton and with his commentary. View more info

THE BUCKSKIN LINE.

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N. Y., Forge: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022503

Condition: Fine


D.j., 287 pp. Nicely INSCRIBED by Kelton. View more info

LIVING AND WRITING IN WEST TEXAS

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $275.00

Publisher: San Angelo, Four-0-Imprint: 1988

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022691

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth spine & beige boards, 26 pp., illus . of Kelton. Introd. by Al Lowman. Two sppeches by Kelton that have been combined and bound in a limited edition, numbered (#116 of 250c) and signed by Kelton. Fine. View more info

NARRATIVE OF THE TEXAN SANTA FE EXPEDITION.

By: Kendall, George Wilkins.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1935

Inventory Number: 021356

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, 2vols., 405 & 406 pp., foldout map, 5 plates. Owner name and newspaper article about Mrs. Kendall pasted on free endpapers of first vol. Basic Tx Bks #116(L)-the best account of the Santa Fe Expedition and one of the best campaign narratives ever written....a classic of Western Americana. Both vols. speckled, small waterstain bottom of vol. 1 continuing on bottom 1/4" of first 30 pages; vol. 2 top of spine chipped; otherwise contents fine. View more info

A RANGER LEGACY. 150 Years of Service to Texas.

By: Kilgore, Dan E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Madrona Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023823

Condition: Fine


D.j. (illus. by Jose Cisneros), 104 pp., index, map by Barbara Whitehead. SIGNED. Adams One-Fifty - 90-An account of the early Texas Rangers from their organization in Austin's colony to the later days of prohibition and the oil fields. Excellent copy. View more info

FRONTIER CAVALRYMAN. Lt. John Bigelow With The Buffalo Soldiers in Texas.

By: Kinevan, Marcos.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: El Paso, TWP: 1997

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 004359

Condition: Fine


photos, index. Based on Bigelow's own writings of frontier army life in a black regiment at Ft. Duncan and Ft. Stockton. View more info

MARION T. BROWN: Letters from Fort Sill 1886-1887.

By: King, C. Richard, Ed. By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023984

Condition: Fine


Light green cloth spine & paper covered bds., 80 pp., photos, notes. The letters describe the activities of a woman visiting Fort Sill giving details of the social life of a frontier outpost. View more info

GHOST TOWNS OF TEXAS.

By: King, Dick.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1953

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014076

Condition: Very Good


140 pp. + 12 pp. of photos, index. Compilation of the stories of the many towns in Texas which have become ghost towns. Name on fly, d.j. rubbed, worn, edges chipped, missing small pieces at ends of spine. View more info

WALTER PRESCOTT WEBB IN STEPHENS COUNTY.

By: Kingston, Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016171

Condition: Fine


88 pp., photos, index. A look at Webb's youth in Stephens County and how it effected his work, particularly The Great Plains. Also his family genealogy in Stephens county. View more info

PAVIE IN THE BORDERLANDS. The Journey of Theodore Pavie to Louisiana and Texas, 1829-1830.

By: Klier, Betje Black.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018426

Condition: Fine


280 pp., photos, map, index. Theodore Pavie left France in 1829 to visit Louisiana & Texas, and took meticulous notes & made sketches. Later he published " Souvenirs atlantiques", a romantic travelogue, parts of which are included here. View more info

THEY RODE FOR THE LONE STAR. The Saga of the Texas Rangers

By: Knowles, Thomas W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dallas, Taylor Pub.: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021816

Condition: Fine


D.j., 234 pp., endpaper maps, illus., index. A thorough history of the Texas Rangers from their inception to modern times. This 175 year period includes such Ranger notables as Jack Hays, Samuel Walker, "Rip" Ford, Noah Smithwick and Ben McCulloch. View more info

LETTERS OF ERNST KOHLBERG

By: Kohlberg, Ernst. Translated By Walter L. Kohlberg.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas Western Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027924

Condition: Fine


Glassine cover, green hard cover, 73 pp., frontis., illus. Introd. by Eugene O. Porter, SIGNED by Dale Walker, Editorial Board. Kohlberg came to El Paso in 1875 at 18. These descriptive letters cover his first two years in El Paso. View more info

ARMS FOR TEXAS. A Study of the Weapons of the Republic of Texas.

By: Koury, Michael J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Ft. Collins, Old Army Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021914

Condition: Fine


D.j., 94 pp., illus. by J. Hefter. SIGNED. D.j. has long repaired tear on front & several short tears on rear panel. An excellent work on the weapons of the Texas Republic. View more info

SWEETIE LADD'S HISTORIC FORT WORTH.

By: Lale, Cissie Stewart, Text By.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, TCU: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020202

Condition: Fine


D.j., 75 pp., many color plates. 28 paintings of historic Fort Worth structures, many of which no longer stand, with text explaining details and the historic significance. Sweetie Ladd is sometimes referred to as Fort Worth's own Grandma Moses. View more info

THE ADVENTURES AND RECOLLECTIONS OF GENERAL WALTER P. LANE.

By: Lane, Gen. Walter P.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Jenkins Publishing Co.: 1970

Inventory Number: 025875

Condition: Fine


D.j. (fine except spine faded & price clipped), 180 pp. Basic Tx. Bks #119 (B)-One of the best Texas military memoirs, it is also a prime source on the period from the revolution thru the Civil War. View more info

HISTORY OF EDUCATION IN TEXAS.

By: Lane, J. J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., GPO: 1903

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014805

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, 334 pp., some fine early photos. Published by U.S. Bureau of Education. Circular of Information No. 2, 1903. Front cover detached, otherwise a nice copy with some fine photos of various early schools, universities, and persons. View more info

THE WONDERFUL COUNTRY.

By: Lea, Tom.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1952

Inventory Number: 017382

Condition: Very Good


387 pp., illus. by Lea. His excellent novel of life on the Rio Bravo in the Southwest desert country. Greene-FIFTY BEST BOOKS ON TEXAS p. 44. Nice copy except price clipped d.j. spine & edge faded, browning at hinge on endpapers. Not first printing & name on endpaper. SIGNED. View more info

THE COLONEL'S LADY ON THE WESTERN FRONTIER. The Correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson.

By: Leckie, Shirley Anne, ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln, U. of Nebraska: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018422

Condition: Fine


255 pp., illus., index. The wife of Benjamin H. Grierson, Col. of the Buffalo soldiers, the Tenth Cavalry. Describes life at frontier posts like Forts Riley, Gibson, Sill, Davis, Grant, with much on Fort Concho. View more info

THE BUFFALO SOLDIERS. A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West.

By: Leckie, William H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, U. of Okla.: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021228

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (clipped), 290 pp., illus., maps, index. Very good history of the black soldier in the West. View more info

GERMAN CULTURE IN TEXAS. A Free Earth; Essays from the 1978 Southwest Symposium

By: Lich, Glen E. & Dona Reeves, Ed. By.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020031

Condition: Fine


Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, 341 pp., map, illus., photos, index. A number of essays about the life of Germans in Texas covering most areas. View more info