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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

GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE, 1835-1905: A Biographical Study.

By: Readnour, Harry Warren.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Univ. Microfilms: 1995

Inventory Number: 024058

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, 288 pp. A copy of Readnour's dissertation at the Univ. of Virginia for his Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Printed by xerographic process on one side only and nicely bound. One of a kind item. View more info

GERMAN PIONEERS ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER. The Wagners in Texas and Illinois.

By: Reichstein, Andreas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denton, UNT: 2001

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024732

Condition: Fine


D.j., 303 pp., illus., index. Family trees in appendices. A case study of two brothers who immigrated from Baden, Germany. Julius immigrated in 1847 & his brother Wilhelm fled Germany in 1851. View more info

EYEWITNESS.

By: Reid, Don, with John Gurwell.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Cordovan Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023112

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (worn), 231 pp. Name on endpaper. The author was a Huntsville newspaperman for 35 years and who saw 189 men die in the electric chair. He spent many hours with most of them and helped a few to avoid it. View more info

FRONTIER OF NORTHWEST TEXAS, 1846-1876.

By: Richardson, Rupert N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Glendale, Arthur H. Clark: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022681

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, 332 pp., maps, illus, index. Subtitled-Advance and Defense by the Pioneer Settlers of the Cross Timbers and Prairies. Frontier Military Series V. Indians, ranching, pioneers, forts, etc. View more info

BUCKSKIN FRANK LESLIE. Gunman of Tombstone.

By: Rickards, Colin.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas Western Press: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024469

Condition: Fine


Tan imitation buckskin, 44 pp., drawings by Russell Waterhouse. Design by Carl Hertzog. Originally published as Southwestern Studies, Vol. II, No. 2, it was expanded into this book. Ltd. to 450c. Biography of a Tombstone gunman. View more info

NEW MEXICO CIVIL WAR BIBLIOGRAPHY.

By: Rittenhouse, Jack D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houston, Stagecoach Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022581

Condition: Good


D.j., cloth, 36 pp. with 32 items identified and a complete reprint of item #7, a rare pamphlet published in 1864 disputing charges of disloyalty to the Union. Limited to 400c. Front cover corner slightly bent, waterstain on about 10% of front endpaper at the hinge, d.j. soil with front edge stained about 1" & back papnel stained about 1" at top. Contents very nice. View more info