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TEXAS.

By: Norvell, Claudia W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dallas, Southwest Press: 1933

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 005551

Condition: Fine


map. The Hasainai Confederacy of Indians. View more info

FRONTIER TEXAS. History of a Borderland to 1880.

By: Pace, Robert F. & Donald S. Frazier.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Abilene, State House: 2004

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021097

Condition: Fine


D.j., 272 pp., 8 maps, photos, 27 illus., index. History of the West Texas frontier. View more info

CAPTAIN BILL MCDONALD. TEXAS RANGER.

By: Paine, Albert Bigelow.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N.Y., J.J. Little and Ives: 1909

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015758

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with photo on front cover, 448 pp., frontis, illus.. Discoloration on the front cover and some red leakage on top corner edge of first 10 pages, otherwise a very nice tight copy. Red cloth edition much scarcer than the blue cloth. BTB #158-life of the most famous Texas Ranger of the time. Guns #1669: Adams 150-#110 View more info

THE SAGA OF THE CONFEDERATE RAM ARKANSAS. The Mississippi Valley Campaign, 1862.

By: Parrish, Tom Z.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill College Press: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027841

Condition: Fine


D.j. (minor tears, wrinkled top of back panel), 237 pp., illus., photos, map, index. Introd. by Col. Harold B. Simpson. The Civil War in the West, specifically the Mississippi Valley. View more info

PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTIONS IN TEXAS. A Union Guide.

By: Pearce-Moses, Richard, Compiled By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Tx. A&M: 1987

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027850

Condition: Very Good


Stiff slick paper covers, 381 pp., indices. A descriptive directory of photographic collections in Texas held by various public entities. View more info

PEMBERTON. Defender of Vicksburg.

By: Pemberton, John C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Broadfoot: 1987

Inventory Number: 022648

Condition: Fine


D.j., 350 pp., illus., 5 maps, index. Reprint of 1942 edition. Foreword by Douglas Southall Freeman. Biography of General Pemberton and a classic account of the Seige of Vicksburg. View more info

AN AMERICAN SAGA. WILLIAM GEORGE HUGHES 1859-1902.

By: Perry, Garland

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boerne, LEBCO Graphics: 1994

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018882

Condition: Fine


D.j., 242 pp., photos, index. Hughes was a British immigrant who came to Texas in 1878 to start a sheep ranch. His letters home are the basis for the Basic Texas Book G.T.T.-GONE TO TEXAS. This biography is based on those letters & many more furnished by his son. Hughes became a highly successful pioneer Kendall County rancher. View more info

HOW WE LIVED.

By: Poage, W.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018571

Condition: Fine


D.j., 181 pp., many photos. SIGNED. Former Congressman's recollections of life styles in the last 75 years along with some personal stories, including his family.. No date but circa 1982. View more info

GUNNER WITH STONEWALL. Reminiscences of William Thomas Poague.

By: Poague, William Thomas. Ed. By Monroe F. Cockrell.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Jackson, McCowat-Mercer: 1957

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020016

Condition: Fine


D.j., xxii & 181 pp., maps, 2 picture sections, appendices, index. Embossed seal on endpaper. Valuable first hand narrative which provides articulate & unembellished remembrances of Lee, Jackson, Johnston, Polk & Pendleton as well as excellent descriptions of Jackson's Valley Campaign, Secons Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, the May Campaign & Appomattox. Introd. by Bell Irvin Wiley. View more info

THE LOST CAUSE.

By: Pollard, E. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N. Y., Gramercy Books: 1994

Inventory Number: 024714

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 759 pp., illus. Heavy book, slightly canted. A facsimile of the 1866 edition. Pollard was editor of the Richmond Examiner during the War. A fine account of Lee's army on its last legs. "The Standar Southern History of the War..." View more info

CATTLE TRAILS OF THE OLD WEST.

By: Potter, Col. Jack.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clayton, Laura H. Krehbiel: 1939

Inventory Number: 011707

Condition: Fine


Decorated paper covers, 87 pp., illus., map. Revised & best edition w/an additional chapter with info. on Black Jack Ketchum & Mysterious Dave Mather. Guns #1749. Potter was the son of Andrew Jackson Potter, the fighting parson, and became a well-known trail boss and ranch manager. View more info

POWELL'S RECORDS OF LIVING OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY.

By: Powell, William H., Major.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, L.R. Hamersly & Co.: 1890

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025881

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth w/spine label, 689 pp., errata sheet inserted between endpapers, advertisements. A very nice tight copy with no markings except a small " Received" stamp dated June 14,1890 on title page. Over 2700 officers were asked to provide records for this compendium. View more info

ANTIETAM: The Soldier's Battle

By: Priest, John Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shipopensburg, White Mane Pub. Co.: 1989

Inventory Number: 023408

Condition: Fine


D.j., 437 pp., illus, index. Reprint. An account of the combat and death at Antietam which was the bloodiest day of the Civil War and remains the bloodiest day in the history of United States warfare. View more info

JUST ONE RIOT. Episodes of the Texas Rangers in the 20th Century.

By: Procter, Ben

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1991

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022043

ISBN: 0890158061

Condition: Fine


D.j., 175 pp., photos, index. Includes Captain McDonald's handling of the black soldier riot in Brownsville, San Augustine crime wave, Bob Crowder and the Rusk Hospital riot, Huntsville prison riot, Red Burton and the KKK, and Clint Peoples and the "crazy man". View more info

REBEL WATCHDOG

By: Radley, Kenneth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU Press: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 000095

Condition: Fine


D.j., 340 pp., illus., maps, index. Detailed study of the Provost Guard. Responsible for discipline over Confederate troops, later guarded railroads and administered law. View more info

WINGS OVER THE MEXICAN BORDER. Pioneer Military Aviation in the Big Bend.

By: Ragsdale, Kenneth B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Tx.: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019358

Condition: Fine


D.j. (worn, repaired tears), 266 pp., photos, index. The rise of aviation at Elmo Johnson's Big Bend ranch and a look at U.S.-Mexico relations of the 1920's thru the 1940's, and the Escobar Rebellion of 1929. View more info

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF TEXAS.

By: Raines, C.W.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1934

Inventory Number: 005665

Condition: Near Fine


frontis of the Alamo 1849. Facsimile reproduction of 1895 edition by Gammels. Large format, page edges left rought. The first major bibliography of Texas, still useful today. This reproduction is seldom offered or seen. View more info

REBEL RAIDER. The Life of General John Hunt Morgan.

By: Ramage, James A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lexington, Univ. Press of Kentucky: 1986

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023807

Condition: Fine


D.j., 306 pp., 5 maps, illus., index. Blindstamp on title. The life of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan. Winner of the Douglas Southall Freeman History award for 1986. View more info

THE CIVIL WAR IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.

By: Rampp, Donald A. & Lary C.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Austin, Presidial Press: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019515

Condition: Fine


D.j., 210 pp., 8 battle maps, illus., index. A full treatment of the Civil War in the Indian Territory. Includes biographical sketches of primary Union & Confederate generals-Blunt, Cooper, Gano, Maxey, Opothleyahola, Phillips, Pike, Quantrill, Ross, Steele, Stand Watie. View more info

TWENTY YEARS AMONG THE MEXICANS

By: Rankin, Melinda

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cincinatti, Chase & Hall: 1875

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012180

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth w/gilt lettering, 214 pp. Mylar. Rankin was a Presbyterian missionary & teacher. In 1847 she came to Texas & in 1854 opened the Rio Grande Female Institute in Brownsville. During the Civil War she was forced to leave Texas & taught free blacks in New Orleans. Virually an autobiography as it begins with her work in Kentucky, includes Texas and stints in Mexico as well. View more info