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MEMOIRS OF MARY A. MAVERICK. San Antonio's First American Woman.

By: Maverick, Mary A. Ed. By Rena Maverick Green.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Alamo Prtg.: 1921

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022628

Condition: Very Good


Tan paper covers w/an illus. of the Rose window, 136 pp., frontis., photos. Reinforced hinges, some foxing on back of frontis, some wear. Basic Tx. Bks. #140-one of the most interesting & important narratives of life in Texas in the 1830's & 1840's. Much San Antonio history. True first edition with errors on pp. 63 & 69. View more info

MARVIN JONES. The Public Life of an Agrarian Advocate.

By: May, Irvin M., Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Tx. A&M: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017942

Condition: Fine


296 pp., photos, index. INSCRIBED. Biography of a Texas congressman first elected in 1916 who later directed the New Deal agricultural legislation. View more info

"SURROUNDED BY DANGERS OF ALL KINDS. The Mexican War Letters of Lt. Theodore Laidley.

By: McCaffrey, James M., ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denton, UNIV. OF N. TX.: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 010734

Condition: Fine


D.j., 185 pp., index. Lt. Laidley landed at Veracruz in March 1847 & assisted in the battle. He commanded a field battery at Cerro Gordo and remained at Puebla to defend it. Later he went to Mexico City. Contains his letters home from 1845 to 1848. View more info

THE HISTORIC SEACOAST OF TEXAS.

By: McComb, David G., Text; Paintings By J. U. Salvant

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016529

Condition: Fine


86 pp., 24 full color illus., notes. INSCRIBED by Salvant. A history of the Texas coastline in vignettes of people and places from Louisiana to Mexico with beautiful watercolor illustrations. View more info

FIVE YEARS A CAVALRYMAN, or Sketches of Regular Army Life on the Texas Frontier ...

By: McConnell, H.H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jacksboro, Herald Pub. Co.: 1963

Edition: 2nd. edition

Inventory Number: 004557

Condition: Very Good


319 pp. D.j. missing pieces top front & back, soiled. Reprinted by Jack County Hist. Soc. Basic Tx. Bks. #131(a)-the most lively & authentic account of cavalry life in West Texas after the Civil War. Indian fights, horse thieves, cattle rustlers, Texas rangers, Satanta, Frank Canton, etc. View more info

JESSIE EVANS: Lincoln County Badman.

By: McCright, Grady E. & James H. Powell.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Creative Pub.: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021879

Condition: As New


D.j., 239 pp., photos, index. Still in shrinkwrap. Evans was an outlaw, gunfighter, cattle rustler, and a figure in the Lincoln County War in New Mexico. View more info

RESTORING TEXAS. Raiford Stripling's Life and Architecture.

By: McCullar, Michael.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coll.Sta., Tx. A & M: 1985

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 000524

Condition: Fine


Photos (some in color), illus., index. A fine work on Stipling who spent much of his life restoring historic structures in Tx. View more info

VINEGARROON. The Saga of Judge Roy Bean. "The Law West of the Pecos".

By: McDaniel, Ruel.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kinsport, Southern Publishers: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027409

Condition: Very Good


Decorated boards, 143 pp. One of the many accounts of the life of Judge Roy Bean. Bookplate. View more info

NOTABLE EAST TEXANS.

By: McDonald, Archie P. & Ronald L. Spiller

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1986

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017822

Condition: Fine


D.j., 204 pp., photos. Brief biographies of more than 100 notable East Texans, past and present such as Morris Zale, Babe Didrickson Zaharias, Oveta Culp Hobby, and many more. View more info

POLITICAL NATIVISM IN TEXAS 1825-1860.

By: McGrath, Sister Paul of the Cross.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., Catholic Univ. Of America: 1930

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028512

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 207 pp., biblio., index. Defines Nativism as an attitude of hostility to all supposedly un-American influences. In Texas it was hostility to Mexicans, Germans, etc. Much on the history of Know-Nothing pre-Civil War politics in Texas. Sister Paul's Phd. thesis. View more info

EARLY DAYS IN TEXAS: A TRIP TO HELL & HEAVEN.

By: McIntire, Jim.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014532

Condition: Fine


184 pp., frontis,notes, index. See Adams 150 #99. He was a J.C. Loving cowboy, Texas Ranger, hide hunter, city marshall of Las Vegas, N.M., much on gunmen such as BTK, Courtright, Rudabuagh, etc. This new edition has much new information. View more info

JOHN SELMAN - TEXAS GUNFIGHTER.

By: Metz, Leon C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., Hastings House: 1966

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021229

Condition: Fine


D.j., 254 pp., map by Cisneros, photos, index. Metz's first book & the first complete biography of the man who became famous for killing John Wesley Hardin. Selman was a deputy in El Paso, later killed by George Scarborough. View more info

SAM BASS & GANG

By: Miller, Rick.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, State House Press: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012729

Condition: Fine


412 pp., illus., index. The exploits of the outlaw Sam Bass led to his legendary status of an amiable rogue who took on the widely disliked railroad corporations & who refused to give up his men to pursuing lawmen. The chase for Bass in 1878 throughout Texas was unequaled in the state's history & ended with the famous gunfight on the streets of Round Rock. View more info

THE TRAIN ROBBING BUNCH.

By: Miller, Rick.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Coll.Sta., Creative Pub.: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021880

Condition: As New


D.j., 175 pp., photos, illus., index. Still in shrinkwrap. The story of Captain Eugene Bunch and his exploits as a Confederate soldier, gambler, forger, and finally, a train robber and killer. His exploits were mainly in Texas & Louisiana. View more info

BIOGRAPHICAL GAZETTEER OF TEXAS N-SMILY.

By: Ming, Virginia & William, Supervisors.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, W.M. Morrison: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025340

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff blue paper covers, 267 pp. Publication of the Biographical Sketch File of the Texas Collection at Baylor University. View more info

BIOGRAPHICAL GAZETTEER OF TEXAS SMITH-Z.

By: Ming, Virginia & William, Supervisors.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, W.M. Morrison: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025341

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff blue paper covers, 264 pp. Publication of the Biographical Sketch File of the Texas Collection at Baylor University. View more info

THE ROMANTIC STORY OF TEXAS.

By: Molyneaux, Peter.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N. Y., Cordova Press: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022917

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (top edge chipped, spine browned, missing small pieces both spine ends), red cloth w/gilt lettering, 463 pp. Author was a Texas journalist. Story of how Texas was settled, how & why it separated from Mexico, and how it was annexed to the U.S. Very scarce in d.j. View more info

TEXAS AND WESTERN AMERICAN MAPS CATALOGUE PRICES, 1987-1990.

By: Morrison, Richard K. & Shelly, Compiled By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, W.M. Morrison: 1991

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025165

Condition: Fine


Tan paper covers, about 80 pages. A chronological listing of over 3,000 price entries on maps featuring the U. S. West of the Mississippi. View more info

THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN JEFFERSON.

By: Moseley, J.A.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1946

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020218

Condition: Fine


Original red cloth w/gilt lettering & decoration, onionskin d.j. in mylar, 52 pp., frontis. & illus. by Harold D. Bugbee, index. 675c printed by Carl Hertzog. History of East Texas church established in the 1840s with biographies of pioneer ministers. Lowman #39. Scarce. View more info

THE EXPRESSMEN.

By: Nevin, David. Text By. & Time-Life Editors.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Time Life: 1980

Edition: 3rd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 024823

Condition: Near Fine


Brown embossed leatherette with oval picture inset, 240 pp., many photos & illus. (some in color), index. The Old West Series. View more info