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HALFF OF TEXAS. Merchant Rancher of the Old West.

By: Dearen, Patrick

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015137

Condition: Fine


Slipcase, 173 pp., map, photos, index. Limited #96/110c., SIGNED. Story of Mayer Halff who built the largest dry goods business in the Southwest, and used the finances to found several famous Texas ranches including the JM on the Pecos River, the Quien Sabe near Midland, the Circle Dot in the Big Bend, the Mallet on the South Plains, & the Schreiner & Halff in South Texas. View more info

HALFF OF TEXAS. Merchant Rancher of the Old West.

By: Dearen, Patrick

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015138

Condition: Fine


Slipcase, 173 pp., map, photos, index. Limited #105/110c., SIGNED. Story of Mayer Halff who built the largest dry goods business in the Southwest, and used the finances to found several famous Texas ranches including the JM on the Pecos River, the Quien Sabe near Midland, the Circle Dot in the Big Bend, the Mallet on the South Plains, & the Schreiner & Halff in South Texas. View more info

HALFF OF TEXAS. Merchant Rancher of the Old West.

By: Dearen, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015139

Condition: Fine


Slipcase, cloth,173 pp., map, photos, index. #97/110c., SIGNED. Story of Mayer Halff who built the largest dry goods business in the Southwest, and used the finances to found several famous Texas ranches including the JM on the Pecos River, the Quien Sabe near Midland, the Circle Dot in the Big Bend, the Mallet on the South Plains, & the Schreiner & Halff in South Texas. Like new. View more info

HALFF OF TEXAS. Merchant Rancher of the Old West.

By: Dearen, Patrick

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015141

Condition: Fine


Slipcase, 173 pp., map, photos, index. Limited #106/110c., SIGNED. Story of Mayer Halff who built the largest dry goods business in the Southwest, and used the finances to found several famous Texas ranches including the JM on the Pecos River, the Quien Sabe near Midland, the Circle Dot in the Big Bend, the Mallet on the South Plains, & the Schreiner & Halff in South Texas. View more info

HALFF OF TEXAS. Merchant Rancher of the Old West.

By: Dearen, Patrick

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015146

Condition: Fine


Slipcase, 173 pp., map, photos, index. Limited #109/110c., SIGNED. Story of Mayer Halff who built the largest dry goods business in the Southwest, and used the finances to found several famous Texas ranches including the JM on the Pecos River, the Quien Sabe near Midland, the Circle Dot in the Big Bend, the Mallet on the South Plains, & the Schreiner & Halff in South Texas. View more info

BRAVO OF THE BRAZOS, John Larn of Fort Griffin, Texas

By: DeArment, Robert K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 2002

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014171

ISBN: 0-8061-3415-1

Condition: As New


222 pp., illus., index. Introduction by Charles M. Robinson III. Larn was a frontier rancher and sheriff and also the leader of a vigilante committee. This group would shoot horse and cattle thieves on sight. At first he was well thought of until he began to kill for profit and revenge. He threatened to reveal names of vigilate members and was killed by his peers before he could. View more info

BRAVO OF THE BRAZOS, John Larn of Fort Griffin, Texas

By: DeArment, Robert K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 2002

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026423

ISBN: 0-8061-3415-1

Condition: Fine


D.j., 222 pp., illus., index. Introduction by Charles M. Robinson III. Larn was a frontier rancher and sheriff and also the leader of a vigilante committee. This group would shoot horse and cattle thieves on sight. At first he was well thought of until he began to kill for profit and revenge. He threatened to reveal names of vigilate members and was killed by his peers before he could. SIGNED. View more info

LIFE OF "BILLY" DIXON. Plainsman, Scout and Pioneer.

By: Dixon, Olive K.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dallas, P.L. Turner Co.: 1927

Edition: Revised Ed.

Inventory Number: 015307

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth (some speckling on spine & front edge), 251 pp., photos. No d.j. Front hinge cracking. Written by his wife, an excellent Texas book. Dixon was in the Battle of Adobe Walls in 1874 where the buffalo hunters fought a large group of Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Commanche & Kiowa. Later scouted for Gen. Miles. Congess later awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to the survivors of Adobe Walls. View more info

THE VOICE OF THE COYOTE.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Co.: 1950

Edition: 1st. British Ed.

Inventory Number: 026319

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clippped, worn), 386 pp., many illus., notes. Dobie spent 30 years collecting information for this book. He not only gives the history of the coyote, but also writes about how it exists in human imagination. Last 50 pp. are Tales of Don Coyote. Herd #703. View more info

UP THE TRAIL FROM TEXAS.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N. Y., Random House: 1955

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027094

Condition: Good


Red decorated cloth (spots on front & back), 182 pp., illus. by John C. Wonsetler, index. #60 of the Landmark series. contents in very nice condition. View more info

THE FLAVOR OF TEXAS.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Jenkins: 1975

Edition: 1st. Of This Ed.

Inventory Number: 025009

Condition: Fine


D.j., 167 pp., index. One of Dobie's best books. Originally printed in a limited edition for the Texas Centennial in 1936. Contains his favorite episodes and characters from Texas history--Big Foot Wallace, the drawing of the black beans, Rachel Plummer's captivity, etc. Excellent copy. View more info

ON THE OPEN RANGE.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dallas, Banks Upshaw & Co.: 1940

Edition: 5th Prtg.

Inventory Number: 023854

Condition: Fine


D.j. (price clipped), 312 pp., color frontis & three color illustrations plus 14 black & white drawings by Carlton Mead. Nicely INSCRIBED by Dobie. The book covers the "open" range, its wildlife, mustangs, longhorns, Indian captives, buried treasure, & more. View more info

44 RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY J. FRANK DOBIE IN 1944 AND 44 MORE RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY JEFF DYKES IN 1971.

By: Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 010120

Condition: Fine


Paper covered bds. with paper label. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. SIGNED by Dykes. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. View more info

44 RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY J. FRANK DOBIE IN 1944 AND 44 MORE RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY JEFF DYKES IN 1971.

By: Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015065

Condition: Fine


Paper covered bds. with paper label, 32 pp. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. SIGNED by Dykes. View more info

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44 RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY J. FRANK DOBIE IN 1944 AND 44 MORE RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY JEFF DYKES IN 1971.

By: Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016037

Condition: Fine


32 pp. Paper covered bds. with paper label. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. SIGNED by Dykes. View more info

44 RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY J. FRANK DOBIE IN 1944 AND 44 MORE RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY JEFF DYKES IN 1971.

By: Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 018879

Condition: Fine


Paper covered bds. with paper label. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. Bibliography. View more info

44 RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY J. FRANK DOBIE IN 1944 AND 44 MORE RANGE COUNTRY BOOKS TOPPED OUT BY JEFF DYKES IN 1971.

By: Dobie, J. Frank, and Jeff Dykes.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026389

Condition: Fine


Tan paper covered bds. with paper label, 32 pp. Design by Wittliff. Ltd. 1000c. An excellent selection of books by two distinguished writers and historians. View more info

THE MUSTANGS.

By: Dobie, J. Frank.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1952

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027071

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (edge tears; spine faded; paper number on spine; price clipped), 376 pp., illus. by Charles Banks Wilson, index. Minor browning on endpapers at the hinge, otherwise a very nice copy. INSCRIBED by Dobie-"Christmas gift to Adolphus Ragan from Ralph Yarborough--with added fond wishes from Frank Dobie" Also long inscription by Senator Ralph Yarborough to Ragan. "The greatest of all books about range horses and rated by many as the best of Dobie's books."--Jeff Dykes. View more info

MUSTANGS AND COWHORSES.

By: Dobie, J. Frank; Mody G. Boatright; Harry H. Ransom.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Soc.: 1940

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014115

Condition: Fine


D.j. (edges chipped, minor soil), 429 pp., illus. by Bugbee, Tom Lea, Will James, & others, index. Bookplate inside front cover. Stories of the mustangs of Texas, the Staked Plains, legendary wild horses, and much else about the wild horses of the West. View more info

MUSTANGS AND COWHORSES.

By: Dobie, J. Frank; Mody G. Boatright; Harry H. Ransom.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Soc.: 1940

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018944

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (chipped), 429 pp., index. Illus. by H. D. Bugbee, Tom Lea, W.R.Leigh, Charles M. Russell, Will James & others. Gift inscriptions on endpaper & false title. Stories of the mustangs of Texas, the Staked Plains, legendary wild horses, and much else about the wild horses of the West. View more info