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FORGOTTEN BATTLEFIELD OF THE FIRST TEXAS REVOLUTION. Battle of Medina August 18, 1813.

By: Schwarz, Ted.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027565

Condition: Fine


D.j., 201 pp., photos, endpaper maps, illus. by Jack Jackson, index. Ed. by Robert Thonoff. The story of the Battle of Medina in Atascosa County near the Medina River, Aug. 18, 1813--the bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil. Up to 1000 Americans & Mexicans killed or executed. View more info

SANTA RITA. The University of Texas Oil Discovery.

By: Schwettman, Martin W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, T S H A: 1958

Edition: reprint edition

Inventory Number: 009040

Condition: Fine


Cloth, 43 pp., illus. by Tom Lea. Story of the discovery of oil on land endowed to the Univ. of Texas in 1923. Reprint of 1943 edition. Acetate d.j. torn. Design by Hertzog. View more info

OLD FORT DAVIS.

By: Scobee, Barry.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ft. Davis, Bartholomew House: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019326

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, 101 pp., is, photos, index. Small stain on front. A short history of the famous West Texas fort. View more info

FORT DAVIS TEXAS 1583-1960.

By: Scobee, Barry.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: El Paso, Hill Printing co.: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021126

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, 260 pp., photos, index. No d.j. The best history of this important West Texas fort by its home-grown historian. INSCRIBED. View more info

OLD FORT DAVIS.

By: Scobee, Barry.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1947

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021712

Condition: Near Fine


D.j. (pieces missing on edges), 101 pp., frontis, photos, index. Inscription on fly by the Manager of Fort Davis Trading Post. A short history of the famous West Texas fort. Indian raids, camels, overland mail, etc. Six-Guns #1965. View more info

THE SWEDISH TEXANS.

By: Scott, Larry E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Institute of Texas Cultures: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020386

Condition: Fine


D.j., 288 pp., many photos, index. Between 1838 and 1918, some 5000 Swedes immigrated to Texas. This is the story of individuals & families, their letters to friends & relatives, Swedish-Texan newspapers & books & other sources to discover how they adapted to Texas & fused their customs to their new home. View more info

FORGOTTEN VALOR. The Memoirs, Journals, & Civil War Letters of Orlando B. Willcox.

By: Scott, Robert Garth, Edited By.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kent, Kent State Univ.: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022631

Condition: Fine


D.j., 720 pp., illus., maps, index. A detailed chronicle of Gen. willcox's Civil War letters and memoirs found by one of his descendants and turned over to the author for organization & editing. General Orlando Bolivar Willcox was one of the most prominent division commanders in the Union army. View more info

WILLIAM PINCKNEY McLEAN 1836-1925.

By: Scott, Walter B. & Others.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1925

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020631

Condition: Very Good


Full leather (worn on edges & the backstrip), 79 pp., several photos of McLean. Name stamp on endpaer & first text page.Tributes from friends & associates of this Judge from Titus & Red River Counties who was a Confederate veteran & a signer of the Texas Constitution of 1875. McLean grew up in Marshall & attended Marshall Univ. It covers his career & a good deal of Texas history. View more info

THE BUGLE SOFTLY BLOWS. The Confederate Diary of Benj. Seaton.

By: Seaton, Benjamin M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 013611

Condition: Near Fine


Edited & INSCRIBED by Harold B. Simpson. D.j., 117 pp. + 20 pp. of photos + xxv preface. Seaton joined Co. G, 10th Texas Vol. Inf. Regt. known as "Labadie Rifles". Sometimes known as Nelson's Regiment, the 10th fought in some of the most crucial campaigns of the war, including the entire Atlanta campaign. One of the best sources of the combat record of this active regiment. View more info

THE BUGLE SOFTLY BLOWS. The Confederate Diary of Benj. Seaton.

By: Seaton, Benjamin M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022740

Condition: Fine


D.j., 117 pp. + 20 pp. of photos + xxv preface. Seaton joined Co. G, 10th Texas Vol. Inf. Regt. known as "Labadie Rifles". Sometimes known as Nelson's Regiment, the 10th fought in some of the most crucial campaigns of the war, including the entire Atlanta campaign. One of the best sources of the combat record of this active regiment. View more info

FORT WORTH. A Texas Original.

By: Selcer, Richard F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 2004

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022484

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 143 pp., photos. A nice short history of Fort Worth by an excellent historian. View more info

REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR. In Three Parts.

By: Senate Rep. Com. No. 108, 7th Cong., 3rd Sess.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., U.S. G.P.O.: 1863

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014483

Condition: Very Good


659 pp. Office of the Secretary of the Senate stamped on all edges of page block. Homemade paper cover. This is ONLY Part III-The Department of the West-of the three part report. Excellent source material. View more info

ANCIENT TEXANS. Rock Art & Lifeways Along the Lower Pecos.

By: Shafer, Harry J. Photographs By Jim Zintgraff.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Monthly Press: 1986

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024151

Condition: Fine


D.j., 246 pp., illus., photos--many in color, index. Story of the ancient peoples of Texas & their cultures. Many photographs of canyon paintings & other rock art. A fine copy of an excellent book. View more info

STERLING PRICE. Portrait of a Southerner.

By: Shalhope, Robert E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Columbia, U. Of Missouri: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014813

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 311 pp., maps, index. Price began the Civil War in command of Missouri's militia with the rank of Maj. Gen. Fought at Wilson's Creek, Lexington, Pea Ridge, & later was commander of the Arkansas-Missouri district in the Trans-Mississippi department. Fled to Mexico w/o surrendering. View more info

SALADO, TEXAS. It's History and People.

By: Shanklin, Felda Davis.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Belton, Peter Hansbrough Bell Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018578

Condition: Very Good


Original cloth, no d.j. issued, 131 pp., frontis., 8 pp. of early photos. Very small tear in cloth at top of spine. A fine history of the Central Texas town which has become an enclave of artists, writers, and other creative folk. View more info

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FROM BUFFALO.....TO OIL. HISTORY OF SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS

By: Shelton, Hooper.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.P., Feather Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014432

Condition: Fine


D.j., 272 pp., photos, maps, index. SIGNED. History of far West Texas county with Snyder as county seat. Compiled by Shelton in collaboration with Scurry Cty. Historical Survey Comm. View more info

BEDFORD FORREST. The Confederacy's Greatest Cavalryman.

By: Sheppard, Capt. Eric William.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dayton, Morningside: 1988

Inventory Number: 022520

Condition: Near Fine


Gray cloth, 320 pp., frontis., plates, maps (2 foldout), index. Facsimile copy of a rare biography of Gen. Bedford Forrest. View more info

HECK THOMAS, FRONTIER MARSHAL

By: Shirley, Glenn.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1981

Edition: 1st of This Edition

Inventory Number: 027234

Condition: Fine


D.j., 285 pp., many illus., index. Thomas was an Oklahoma Territory U.S. Marshal. One of the "three guardsmen". Story of subduing outlaws & lawlessness in Oklahoma in the 1880s & 1890s. New version of the 1962 first which corrects earlier errors, adds many new photos, & an index. View more info

TOUGHEST OF THEM ALL.

By: Shirley, Glenn.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, U. Of N.M.: 1953

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027235

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped), 145 pp., index. Stories of tough hombres: Oliver Wheeler, Bob Ollinger, Temple Houston, Kate Bender, the Marlows, Hendry Brown, Zip Wyatt, Cherokee Bill, Frank Eaton, others. View more info

SIX-GUN AND SILVER STAR.

By: Shirley, Glenn.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, U. Of N.M.: 1995

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027288

Condition: Fine


D.j. (edge tears, clipped), 235 pp., index. The outlaw history of Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory from 1889-1907. Daltons, Doolins, Caseys, Christians, Jennings, etc. and lawmen such as Heck Thomas, Charles Colcord, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen. Six-Guns #2014. View more info