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SCIENCE ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER. Observations of Dr. Gideon Lincecum.

By: Lincecum, Jerry Bryan; Edward H. Phillips; & Peggy A. Redshaw, Ed. By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Tx. A&M: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017963

Condition: Fine


211 pp., illus., notes, index. Foreword by A.C. Greene. Selections from Lincecum's letters and other scientific writings, placed in context & ordered to provide a narrative account of his 25 year investigation of texas fauna, flora, landscape & weather. View more info

TEXAS RANCHMAN. Memoirs of John A. Loomis.

By: Loomis, John A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chadron, Fur Press: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020483

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper wrs. with illus., 94 pp., color frontis., photos. Memoirs of life on Silver Creek Ranch near San Angelo in the 1870's-1890's. Ben Thompson, King Fisher, John Wesley Hardin, Clay Allison, Tom Ketchum, hunting in the Big Bend, trail drives. Well written but little known. View more info

THE TEXAN SANTA FE PIONEERS.

By: Loomis, Noel M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Ok.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 008083

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 329 pp., Illus., index. The 1841 Texan-Santa Fe Expedition where 400 Texans left Austin to establish a trade route to Santa Fe. Captured by the Mexicans, they were taken to Mexico City & imprisoned while some were killed. View more info

THE URBAN SOUTHWEST. A Profile History of Albuquerque-El Paso-Phoeniz-Tucson

By: Luckingham, Bradford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas Western: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018266

Condition: Fine


161 pp., photos, tables, map, index. A history of the sunbelt cities covering the period from 1659 to 1980. View more info

THE HISTORY OF ST. CLEMENT'S CHURCH. El Paso, Texas 1870-1925.

By: MacCallum, Esther Darbyshire.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: El Paso, McMath: 1925

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 003568

Condition: Fine


159 pp., Photos. Lowman #3-ltd. to 500c. More than a church history, early chapters describe life in old El Paso. Very scarce book on El Paso and one of the earliest examples of Hertzog typography. View more info

XIT BUCK

By: MacConnell, C.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tucson, U. Of Arizona: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021619

Condition: Fine


D.j., 284 pp., drawings by Tom Hill, index. The memoirs of a Texas cowboy who began at the Turkey Track in N.M., worked at many of the larger Texas ranches, finally settling at the XIT. View more info

THE BLACK SHEEP.

By: Maddox, Web.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nortex: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015359

Condition: Fine


158 pp., photos. A new view on Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker; John Wesley Hardin; Sam Bass; and Belle Starr. Previous owner's name on ffep. View more info

THE FRENCH IN MEXICO AND TEXAS 1838-1839.

By: Maissin, Eugene.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Salado, Anson Jones Press: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 010216

Condition: Fine


Clear plastic d.j., 254 pp., map, index. #498/550c. Trans. by James L. Shepherd. From the diary of Eugene Maissin, aide-de-camp of Admiral Baudin. The blockade of 1838 & the so-called "pastry war". First pub.1839 in France, this is the first English translation. View more info

LONE WOLF. Captain M.T. Gonzaullas.

By: Malsch, Brownson.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Shoal Creek: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007625

Condition: Fine


D.j., 224 pp., photos, index. Gonzuallas was the first man of Spanish descent to become a Captain in the Texas Rangers. FINE copy of an excellent Ranger biography. View more info

BORDERTOWN.

By: Mangan, Frank J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: El Paso, Carl Hertzog: 1964

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 002206

Condition: Very Good


Ltd. 500c. Slightly cocked, some soil on cloth. Lowman #178. Guns #1440. Scarce in cloth. View more info

KATY'S BABY. The Story of Denison Texas.

By: Maquire, Jack

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Austin, Nortex: 1991

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025052

Condition: Fine


D.j., 159 pp., photos, index. Denison was conceived and developed by the Katy Railroad as its southern terminal and grew to serve five railway systems. Maguire misspelled on d.j. as Maquire. View more info

THE MILES EXPEDITION OF 1874-1875: An Eyewitness Account of the Red River War.

By: Marshall, J.T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021131

Condition: Fine


Brown & ivory boards, 74 pp., e.p. maps, photos, index. SIGNED by Lonnie J. White, ed. Previously unpublished account by a participant of Gen. Nelson Miles's last large scale campaign aginst the Southern Cheyenne, Comanche and Kiowa in 1874. History of the Red River War. View more info

A SKETCH OF SAM BASS, THE BANDIT

By: Martin, Charles L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1956

Edition: 1st. WFL Ed.

Inventory Number: 018323

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 166 pp., illus. First Western Frontier Library printing of the very rare 1880 edition with a nice introduction by Ramon Adams. An outstanding story of the life of this famous Texas outlaw, whose career lasted but four years although he robbed from Mexico to the Dakotas. Names on fly View more info

BORDER BOSS. Captain John R. Hughes, Texas Ranger.

By: Martin, Jack.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Austin, State House Press: 1990

Inventory Number: 011748

Condition: Fine


236 pp., frontis of Hughes, illus., index. Leather spine, buckram, buckram slipcase. Biography of Captain Hughes, one of the greatest Rangers of all time. Guns #1457. View more info

BORDER BOSS. Captain John R. Hughes, Texas Ranger.

By: Martin, Jack.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1942

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020836

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth w/black lettering (slight staine to front edge of cover), 236 pp. (minor stain on edge of first pages), illus., index. End papers age toned but otherwise a fine copy. No d.j. An excellent book on the Rangers. Scarce biography of Captain Hughes, one of the greatest Rangers of all time. Guns #1457. Very nice copy. View more info

BORDER BOSS. Captain John R. Hughes, Texas Ranger.

By: Martin, Jack.

Price: $315.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1942

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021574

Condition: Fine


D.j. (fine except spine fading, small tear & creasing on back), 236 pp., frontis of Hughes, illus. by Frank Anthony Stanush, index. Very scarce biography of Captain Hughes, one of the greatest Rangers of all time. Six-Guns #1457. Tells of the killing of John Wesley Hardin by Selman, the killing of Sam Bass, & the lynching of Jim Miller. A truly fine copy. View more info

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THE CITY MOVES WEST. Economic & Industrial Growth in Central West Texas.

By: Martin, Robert L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1969

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016194

Condition: Fine


190 pp., index. Price clipped d.j., slight edgewear. Covers Lamesa, Snyder, Sweetwater, Big Spring, Midland, and Odessa View more info

CANDLE BY NIGHT. The Story of Kezia Payne De Pelchin, Texas Pioneer Teacher, Social Worker, and Nurse.

By: Matthews, Harold J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Bruce Humphries: 1942

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 008326

Condition: Fine


D.j., 272 pp., p.Photos, woodcuts. Came to Galveston in 1837 as a child, raised in Galveston. Faith Home and Children's Bureau in Houston founded in her memory. View more info

TEXAS SHEEPMAN. The Reminiscences of Robert Maudslay.

By: Maudslay, Robert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, U. of Texas: 1951

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 004537

Condition: Near Fine


138 pp., illus., index. Maudslay, an Englishman, came to West Texas in 1880. His memoirs are preserved in a series of letters to one of his nieces. Ed. by Winifred Kupper. View more info

MEMOIRS OF MARY A. MAVERICK. Arranged By Mary A. Maverick & Her Son Geo. Madison Maverick.

By: Maverick, Mary A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lincoln, U. Of Neb.: 1989

Inventory Number: 021405

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, 130 pp., frontis., photos. Introd. by Sandra L. Myres. Baxic Tx Bks #140-one of the most interesting & important narratives of life in Texas in the 1830's & 1840's. Ed. by her granddaughter, Rena Maverick Green. Very nice reprint. View more info