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TEXAS STATE EXPOSITION Premium List. Austin, Oct. 1-6, 1923.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas State Exposition: 1923

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019923

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers with an illus. of the capitol dome, 74 pp., index. The Texas State Exposition was an outgrowth from the Central Texas Fair held in Austin in 1922. List of rules & regulations as well as the premiums to be awarded for various exhibits. Unusual. View more info

THE AMERICAN NAVY 1898

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1898

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029089

Condition: Good


4" X 5.5" booklet with black & white photos of 33 U.S. Navy vessels & one page of portraits of the Sec. of the Navy & four admirals. Published as an advertisement for a Boston hardware store. View more info

VICTORIA, TEXAS. SIX Double-Tone Post Cards.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buffalo, N. Y., Douglas Pub. Co.:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029090

Condition: Very Good


3.5" x 6" booklaet with six black & white postcard images of sites in Victoria, TX. in the early 1900's. View more info

O. K. CORRAL POSTSCRIPT: The Death of Ike Clanton.

By: Ackerman, Rita K. W.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Tatel: 2006

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027038

Condition: Fine


D.j., 352 pp., photos, appendix, index. Foreword by Leon Metz. SIGNED. Well researched book on a subject mostly neglected by other writers. View more info

BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. A Second Look at Books & Histories of the West.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1989

Edition: 1st. Paperback Prtg.

Inventory Number: 024794

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper, 610 pp., index. First paperback printing of the 1964 first edition. Adams' critical examination of 424 books on outlaws with corrections to some of the mistakes that has been written. View more info

THE RAMPAGING HERD. A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Zubal: 1982

Inventory Number: 007780

Condition: Fine


Reprint of 1959 ed. 463 pp., index. Essential to the range cattle and ranch collector. View more info

SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER. A Bibliography of Books & Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleaveland, John Zubal: 1982

Inventory Number: 024793

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, 808 pp., index. Essential bibliography for collectors of outlaw and gunmen material. Reprint of 1969 revised & enlarged edition. View more info

PIONEERS OF THE BLACK HILLS or Gordon's Stockade Party of 1874.

By: Aken, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ft. Davis, Frontier Book Co.:

Edition: .

Inventory Number: 000516

Condition: Near Fine


Cloth, 151 pp., photos & illus. Little known Frontier Book Co. reprint of Black Hills classic about a prospecting expedition into Sioux territory. Very scarce in first edition. View more info

GRINGO BUILDERS.

By: Allhands, J.L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Clio Press: 1931

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027030

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth w/gilt lettering, 283 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. His first book, long out of print, about the opening of the lower Rio Grande Valley and the building of the Brownsville Railroad. Information on the huge ranches, first passenger trains in the Valley, Bay City, Uriah Lott and more. Fine copy except slight discoloration at top of spine & minor wrinkles of cloth. View more info

THE TWENTY-FIRST MISSOURI. From Home Guard to Union Regiment.

By: Anders, Lealie.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westport, Greenwood Press: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029061

Condition: Very Good


Cloth, 298 pp., photos, biblio. essay, index. Formed on Dec. 31, 1861, it was the first Union regiment engaged at Shiloh, and after a severe mauling, went on to participate in both battles of Corninth that year and many later campaigns. Endpaper corner torn and pwner name. View more info

TEXANS, GUNS & HISTORY.

By: Askins, Col. Charles.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Winchester Press: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028052

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (edges chipped, missing small piece top spine), 246 pp., 32 extra pages of photos, index. Covers McNelly, Capt. John Hughes, and many other Texas Rangers; Dallas Stoudenmire, John Wesley Hardin, Sam Bass, Bonnie & Clyde and many other Texas outlaws or gunfighters. Gift inscription on fly. View more info

SHARPS RIFLES AND SPANISH MULES. The San Antonio-El Paso Mail, 1851-1881.

By: Austerman, Wayne R.

Price: $55.00

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

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029092

Condition: Fine


D.j., 367 pp., illus., maps, index. A fine work on the turbulent career of the stagecoach line that stretched from San Antonio to El Paso and at times reached to Santa Fe and San Diego. SIGNED. Overland Trail U.S. postage stamp on false title. See MORE BASIC TEXAS BOOKS #1. View more info

THE DEVIL HAS FORECLOSED. The Private Journal of George Whitwell Parsons: Volume II,The Concluding Arizona Yeard, 1882-87.

By: Bailey, Lynn R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tucson, Westernlore: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028056

Condition: Fine


D.j., 279 pp., photos, index. SIGNED. Ltd. 750c. Fine condition. A narrative of life and struggles in Tombstone, Arizona, during its turbulent years. View more info

THE FLUSH TIMES OF ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI. A Series of Sketches.

By: Baldwin, Joseph G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton & Co.: 1853

Inventory Number: 000159

Condition: Very Good


Well worn 3/4 leather & boards, 330 pp., illus. Clark describes it as "burlesque" description of early times in Alabama and Mississippi by a young lawyer from Virginia who came there and stayed 18 years. Nice tight copy, wear on edges and corners but binding in very nice condition for age. View more info

THE LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cokesbury Book Store: 1925

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026745

Condition: Fine


Dark red cloth with embossed gilt bust of Austin on front cover, 551 pp., frontis. & six illus., two maps, index. Fine copy except some slight wear on corners & top edge spine. Pages untrimmed edges & a few uncut. Basic Tx. Bks #7- "This is the most praised of all Texas biographies." View more info

APACHES & LONGHORNS: The Reminiscences of Will C. Barnes.

By: Barnes, Will C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: L.A., Ward Ritchie Press: 1941

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 006198

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (missing pieces) 210 pp., photos. Gift inscription on fly. Barnes arrived in Arizona in 1880 in the Army Signal Corps, won Congressional Medal of Honor in Apaches Wars, became cowboy & rancher, & was in the thick of the Territory's stuggles with outlaws, & problems between cattlemen & sheepmen. View more info

THE LONE STAR DEFENDERS. A Chronicle of the Third Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade.

By: Barron, H.B.

Price: $2,900.00

Publisher: N. Y. & Wash., D.c., Neale Pub.: 1908

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026387

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth w/gilt lettering (some speckling on edges, spine faded), 276 pp. (TEG), illus., frontis of the Battle-Flag of the Third Texas Cavalry Regiment. Small 1/2" minor stain on the outer lower edge of p.100-206. Some brown spots on title page, frontis tissue guard, & endpapers. Otherwise a very nice tight book. The Third Texas Cavalry was very active in the Western campaigns. Barron recalls the soldiers' lives in camp and in the field. Nevins, Vol. 1, pp.54-"... View more info

HISTORY AND REMINISCENCES OF DENTON COUNTY.

By: Bates, Edmund F.

Price: $625.00

Publisher: Denton, McNitzky Printing Co.: 1918

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026881

Condition: Very Good


Mylar, black cloth (spine repaired), 412 pp., ports & illus. Adams 150-#6-"This rare book contains a chapter on Sam Bass, telling of his life in Denton, his start in crime, his career, & his death." Quite nice foldout plates of street scenes. Dykes-Rare Western Outlaw Books p. 15, Six-Guns #168 View more info

CLASSIC GUNFIGHTS, Volume 2.

By: Bell, Bob Boze.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Tri Star-Boze Publications: 2005

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026442

Condition: Fine


D.j., 128 pp., illus., photos from the collection of Robert G. McCubbin, maps & graphics by Gus Walker. The 25 gunfights behind the O.K. Corral. Slick paper & color illus. & photos. SIGNED by Bell and McCubbin. View more info

THE HISTORY OF THE GERMAN SETTLEMENTS IN TEXAS 1831-1861.

By: Biesele, Rudolph Leopold.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Marcos, German-Texan Heritage Soc.: 1987

Inventory Number: 029107

Condition: Fine


D.j., 259 pp., illus. 9 maps, index. Basic Tx. Bks #15- One of the best scholarly studies of German migration into Texas. Fine copy of the 1987 reprint. View more info