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THE SMITHSONIAN GUIDE TO HISTORIC AMERICA. Texas & the Arkansas River Valley.

By: Gordon, Alice; Jerry Dunn; & Mel White

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N. Y., Stewart, Tabori, & Chang: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015455

Condition: Fine


495 pp., many color & b&w photos, maps, index. The most comprehensive illustrated guide to America's historic places. View more info

UNLIKELY WARRIORS. General Benjamin Grierson and His Family

By: Leckie, William H. & Shirley A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1984

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015296

Condition: Fine


368 pp., illus., maps, index. Biography of Grierson who fought in the Civil War and led a cavalry brigade of 1700 men on a daring raid through Mississippi. After the war he was an officer in the Tenth Cavalry commanding the Buffalo Soldiers in the West. Victorio War of 1880. SIGNED by both authors. View more info

PIONEER DAYS IN THE BLACK HILLS.

By: McClintock, John S.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Deadwood, 1939

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015395

Condition: Very Good


336 pp., frontis. Spine ends & corners worn. Endpapers browned, name on ffep. Very nice tight copy. Adams 150-#98-Scarce; Guns #1391-Contains much material on the road agents & outlaws of the Black Hills and on Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. The author knew Calamity Jane well & tells much of the truth about her. Much on the Gold Rush of 1876. View more info

TEXAS IN 1837. An Anonymous Contemporary Narrative.

By: Muir, Andrew Forest. Ed. By

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015468

Condition: Fine


232 pp., photos, maps, index. D.j. chipped, some wear. Basic Tx, Bks #148- earliest written account of Texas as a Republic. Originally pub. in 1838-39 in a magazine. Muir called it "the best description of the Republic in its first year." One of the best edited & best annotated Texas books. View more info

FIGHTING INDIANS IN THE 7TH U.S. CAVALRY.

By: Mulford, A.F.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bellevue, Old Army Press: 1970

Inventory Number: 005339

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile reprint of 1879 ed. Mulford joined the army in 1876 & fought in the Sioux War, the Nez Perce War, and other battles. Excellent memoir written w/in 2 years of the events. Mulford was a good observer & his work has more material on rank & file life in the West than any other. View more info

GENERAL HENRY ATKINSON, A WESTERN MILITARY CAREER.

By: Nichols, Roger L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015558

Condition: Near Fine


243 pp., illus., maps, index. Biography of Atkinson who commanded the Missourie Exped. of 1819 & the Yellowstone Exped. of 1825. In 1832 he commanded in the Black Hawk War. Excellent military/Indian fighting item. Slight ink stain on foredge of page block. View more info

TEN MORE TEXANS IN GRAY.

By: Nunn, Dr. W.C., Ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015313

Condition: Fine


216 pp., photos, index. Short biographies of Texas Civil War leaders Rip Ford, Tom Green, Albert Sidney Johnston, Samuel Bell Maxey, Ben McCulloch, O.M. Roberts, Sul Ross, Henry H. Sibley, James W. Throckmorton, and B.F. Terry. View more info

JUST ONE RIOT. Episodes of the Texas Rangers in the 20th Century.

By: Procter, Ben

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1991

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015211

ISBN: 0890158061

Condition: Fine


175 pp., photos, index. Includes Captain McDonald's handling of the black soldier riot in Brownsville, San Augistine crime wave, Bob Crowder and the Rusk Hospital riot, Huntsville prison riot, Red Burton and the KKK, and Clint Peoples and the "crazy man". View more info