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RINCON (Remote Dwelling Place). Story of Life on a South Texas Ranch at the Turn of the Century.

By: Gilliland, Maude T.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Brownsville, Springman-King Co.: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 013588

Condition: Fine


D.j., 105 pp., 50 rare photos. Excellent view of ranch life on the vast Wells ranch in Starr & Hidalgo counties in South Texas at the turn of the century including bandit trouble on the Mexican Border 1915-23. Rangers, hunting, vaqueros, curanderos, etc. INSCRIBED with a SIGNED letter laid in. View more info

PIONEERING IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS. True Stories of Early Day Experiences in Edwards and Adjoining Counties.

By: Gray, Frank S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1949

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026514

Condition: Fine


D.j., 247 pp., photos, map of Edwards county. Edited by J. Marvin Hunter. Guns 863; Herd 920. Dobie praised this book & another by Gray because he "had the perspective of a civilized gentleman and integrates home life on frontier ranches with range work." View more info

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A THOUSAND MILES OF MUSTANGIN'.

By: Green, Ben K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Northland Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015763

Condition: Near Fine


145 pp., illus. by Joe Beeler. D.j. price clipped, missing pieces on edges. Another fine story by Doc Green about a year of mustanging during the Depression View more info

A THOUSAND MILES OF MUSTANGIN'.

By: Green, Ben K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Northland Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019080

Condition: Fine


145 pp., illus. by Joe Beeler. Another fine story by Doc Green about a year of mustanging during the Depression View more info

Ben Green Tales: 2. UP FOOL'S HILL AHORSEBACK.

By: Green, Ben K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Northland: 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024123

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth w/gilt lettering on spine & cover, 79 pp., illus. by John Hampton. Ben Green Tales was published as a four volume set in a slipcase & sells for over $200. This is one of the four separate volumes from a broken set. View more info

THE LAST TRAIL DRIVE THROUGH DOWNTOWN DALLAS.

By: Green, Ben K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Northland: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025673

Condition: Fine


D.j. (repaired tear on front panel), 74 pp., illus. by Joe Beeler. The true & humerous account of Green's early venture into big-time horse trading, driving a herd of horses from West Texas to Bossier City, La., selling along the way. Six Score #49; 44 & 44 No. 50. View more info

THE LAST TRAIL DRIVE THROUGH DOWNTOWN DALLAS.

By: Green, Ben K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Northland: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029216

Condition: Fine


D.j., 74 pp., illus. by Joe Beeler. The true & humerous account of Green's early venture into big-time horse trading, driving a herd of horses from West Texas to Bossier City, La., selling along the way. Six Score #49; 44 & 44 No. 50 as selected by Jeff Dykes. INSCRIBED by Green. View more info

BANKERS AND CATTLEMEN.

By: Gressley, Gene M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N. Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023855

Condition: Very Good


Two tone cloth, 320 pp., viii page index. The story of business and politics of the cattle industry from 1870 to 1900. View more info

BOB AND HELEN KLEBERG OF KING RANCH.

By: Groves, Helen Kleberg; with Bill Benson.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Albany, Bright Sky: 2004

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026782

Condition: Fine


D.j., laminated illus. boards, 273 pp., 200 photographs (some full color), endnotes. Oblong 10.75" x 11". SIGNED by Groves & Benson. A personal glimpse of life on the King Ranch. Chronicles the history of the ranch and the life of Bob & Helen Kleberg by their only child. View more info

PIONEER LIFE IN WEST TEXAS.

By: Guyer, James S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brownwood, 1938

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025958

Condition: Fine


Pict. red cloth, photos, illus. Stories of buffalo hunting, trail driving, Billy the Kid, Roy Bean, cattlemen, etc. Announcement laid in. Guns #885-scarce; Herd #941. View more info

COWBOYS WHO RODE PROUDLY. Carrying Cattle...and the Methods of Handling Them.

By: Haley, Evetts, Jr., Compiled & Ed. By.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Midland, Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027021

Condition: Fine


D.j., 287 pp., illus. Twenty-eight biographical sketches by fifteen authors & illus. by eleven artists. Laid in SIGNED note by Dudley Cramer, co-author of one of the sketches. Authors include Bill Modisett, Jane Pattie, Lawrence Clayton, Elmer Kelton, Evetts Haley, Jr., & more. View more info

PERSONAL JUSTICE ON THE ARIZONA DESERT.

By: Haley, J Evetts

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Midland, Carl Hertzog: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014944

Condition: Fine


Paper covers illus. by H.D. Bugbee, 5 pp. Reprinted from Michael Gibbs Catalogue No.1, Texas & the West, Feb. 1979 for Nita S. Haley Library by Carl Hertzog. An essay about the family of Frank King, a fellow author and friend of Haley. View more info

THE HERALDRY OF THE RANGE.

By: Haley, J Evetts

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Amarillo, Shamrock Oil: 1964

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024633

Condition: Very Good


Highway map of the Southwest, folded for pocket use. Front cover drawing by H.D. Bugbee. A brief, lucid description of brands and the romance of the range especially written for the map by Haley which appears on the back panel. Some soil & some numbers on front. Very unusual & scarce. Robinson #86. View more info

THE DIARY OF MICHAEL ERSKINE. Describing his Cattle Drive from Texas to California...

By: Haley, J.Evetts, ed.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Midland, N.S. Haley Library: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 001731

Condition: Fine


173 pp., illus., design by Wm. R. Holman, printed by David Holman. Ltd. to 975c. SIGNED by Haley. Not in Robinson. View more info

THE DIARY OF MICHAEL ERSKINE. Describing his Cattle Drive from Texas to California...

By: Haley, J.Evetts, ed.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Midland, N.S. Haley Library: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021696

Condition: Fine


Decorated cloth, 173 pp., illus., design by Wm. R. Holman, printed by David Holman. Ltd. to 975c. Nicely INSCRIBED by Haley. Erskine drove a herd of longhorns to California in 1854 from his Capote ranch & remained for 5 years. Then he returned to Capote & resumed ranching. View more info

THE ADDRESS OF MR. DAN D. CASEMENT at the Thirtieth Annual meeting of the Panhandle Plains Hist. Soc. at Canyon, Texas...

By: Haley, J.Evetts, ed.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amarillo, George Autry: 1951

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026391

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 8 pp. Ltd. to 100c. Robinson #1 or #220 (depends on which Haley biblio.) Mr. Dan looks into the past and peels the bark off the present. Herd #426. Scarce cattle item. View more info

CHARLES SCHREINER- GENERAL MERCHANDISE 1869-1969. The Story of a Country Store.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kerrville, Charles Schreiner Co.: 1969

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Inventory Number: 002583

Condition: Fine


73 pp., Expanded edition on 100th anniversary of the store. Design & typo. by Hertzog, illus. by Bugbee, index. Signed View more info

THEN CAME CHRISTMAS FOR MILDRED TAIT.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amarillo, Carl Hertzog: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 003578

Condition: Fine


14 pp., illus. by H. D. Bugbee, typography by Hertzog. Lowman #145. Beautiful Christmas greeting & story by Haley. View more info

JOHN BOULDIN'S FIRST CHRISTMAS ON THE PLAINS.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Amarillo, George Autry: 1950

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 003778

Condition: Near Fine


illus. by H.D.Bugbee. One of the large Haley Christmas greetings. Very scarce. View more info

JOHN BOULDIN'S FIRST CHRISTMAS ON THE PLAINS.

By: Haley, J.Evetts.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Amarillo, George Autry: 1950

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 003779

Condition: Very Good


9.5" x 12.5", illus. by H.D.Bugbee. Small stain on front cover, contents fine. 1950 large Christmas greeting sent by Haley. View more info