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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

MAVERICK TALES. True Tales of Early Texas.

By: Rittenhouse, Jack D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Winchester Press: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027338

Condition: Fine


D.j., 248 pp., i.Index. Stories of early Texas by the founder of Stagecoach Press. Stories about Dick Dowling, LaSalle, Comancheros, the Salt War, Prisoners of Perote, Outlaws, etc. View more info

THE MEXICAN KICKAPOO INDIANS.

By: Ritzenthaler, Robert E. & Frederick A. Peterson.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Milwaukee Public Museum: 1956

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028432

Condition: Very Good


Illus. paper covers (minor soil), 91 pp., 45 b & w photos. Publications in Anthropology No. 2. Nice work. View more info

THE PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE OF SAM HOUSTON. Vol. II: 1846-1848

By: Roberts, Madge Thornall, Ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denton, UNT: 1998

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024706

Condition: Fine


D.j., 390 pp., index. Houston's correspondence from 1846-1848, carefully annotated and edited. View more info

OUR FEDERAL RELATIONS From a Southern View of Them.

By: Roberts, O.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Eugene Von Boeckmann: 1892

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018601

Condition: Good +


175 pp. Shaken with title page loose, very cheap paper. Lectures and Addresses intended to exhibit Our Federal Relations. By a former Governor of Texas, later a law professor, published at the request & with the assistance of the Law Classes at the Univ. of Texas. RARE. View more info

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WITH THEIR OWN BLOOD. A Saga of Southwestern Pioneers.

By: Roberts, Virginia Culin.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, TCU: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016957

Condition: Fine


286 pp., illus., e.p. map, notes, index. Story of the Pennington family who left Texas for California in 1857 & after a difficult trek across W. Tx. & N. M. settled in Arizona. Larcena Pennington Page Scott was captured by Apaches & escaped. Pioneer life, early Arizona, Crabb Expedition, much more. View more info

SATANTA. The Life and Death of a War Chief.

By: Robinson, Charles M. III.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, State House Press: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014535

Condition: As New


235 pp., frontis of Satanta, photos, index. The life of Kiowa Indian chief from his birth in 1815 to his suicide in a Texas prison in 1878. He led the Warren wagon train massacre. Still in shrinkwrap. View more info

CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS.

By: Robinson, William Morrison, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale: 1928

Edition: 2nd

Inventory Number: 012179

Condition: Very Good


372 pp., illus., index. The development of Confederate privateering, the response to it, and a chronology of events & special topics related to privateering. Follows the careers of numerous ships including the Savannah, Petrel, Sallie, Beauregard, Dixie, Rattlesnake, & Retribution, etc. View more info

RODRIGUEZ MEMOIRS OF EARLY TEXAS.

By: Rodriguez, J.M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Standard Prtg.: 1961

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Inventory Number: 028366

Condition: Fine


Brown imitation suede covers, 76 pp., frontis., illus. Stories of the Tx. Revolution, Indian fights, early San Antonio by a native son. Short history of his family, and of the early San Antonio families prior to annexation. Limited edition reprint of the rare 1913 ed. View more info

ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON. Soldier of Three Republics.

By: Roland, Charles P.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024060

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped), 384 pp., illus., maps, index. INSCRIBED by Roland; blindstamp on title. Johnston was an important general who served the U.S., the Confederacy, and Texas. He came to Texas during the Texas Revolution and became the commanding general of the Texas Army, and Secretary of War of the Texas Republic. He fought in the Mexican War, and was a general in the Civil War. View more info

THE DIAMOND BESSIE MURDER AND THE ROTHSCHILD TRAILS.

By: Russell, Traylor.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016462

Condition: Fine


D.j., 183 pp., illus., e.p. map of Jefferson in 1877. SIGNED. Famous murder trial in Marshall. The murder of Diamond Bessie (Annie Stone) by Abraham Rothschild in Jefferson in 1877. View more info

SHAMROCK AND CACTUS. The Story of the Catholic Heroes of Texas Independence.

By: Ryan, W.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Antonio & Houston, So. Lit. Institution: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028505

Condition: Very Good


Decorated paper cover, 63 pp., illus., listings by company muster rolls of many who joined the Texas revolutionary struggle in 1835-1836. Covers the Goliad Declaration, the Alamo, the Campaign of 1835, Moses Austin, Baron de Bastrop, Catholic Colonies, de Zavala, Lipantitlan, etc. View more info

A TEXAS PIONEER: EARLY STAGING & OVERLAND FREIGHTING DAYS ON THE FRONTIERS OF TEXAS & MEXICO.

By: Santleben, August.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M. Morrison: 1967

Inventory Number: 022297

Condition: Fine


Cloth, 321 pp., appendix. No d.j. issued. Facsimile reprint of the rare 1910 Neale ed. Basic Tx. Bks. #181(A)-the most important account of stagecoach & freight service in Texas. Much on the Castro colony and San Antonio. View more info

BLACK VALOR. Buffalo Soldiers and the Medal of Honor, 1870-1898

By: Schubert, Frank N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Scholarly Resources Inc.: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024789

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 205 pp., notes, biblio. This is an Uncorrected Galleys for Review edition. Twenty-three of the "Buffalo" soldiers won the Medal of Honor. Derived from extensive historical research, their remarkable stories are told in this collected biography. View more info

PEOPLE-EVENTS AND ERATH COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Schuetz, Arden Jean.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stephenville, Author: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022480

Condition: Fine


D.j., 126 pp., index. INSCRIBED by author to her "grandma" & INSCRIBED by her grandfather who was her sales agent. Information on various pioneer families and events in Erath County. View more info