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THE ANNALS OF THE WAR WRITTEN BY LEADING PARTICIPANTS, NORTH & SOUTH. Originally Published in the Philadelphia Weekly Times.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dayton, Morningside: 1988

Inventory Number: 027534

Condition: Fine


Cloth, 839 pp., illus., index. A facsimile reprint of the 1878 edition. 56 separate articles. Fine copy. View more info

A TENDERFOOT KID ON GYP WATER

By: Benedict, Carl P.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Society: 1943

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 007908

Condition: Fine


115 pp., frontis., sketches by Benedict. Range life in West Texas in the 1890's. One of the best books ever written on the Texas range. Introduction by Dobie. HERD #238; Reese Six Score #10. Ltd. 550 copies. Original glassine d.j. in protective cover View more info

ECHOES ON THE LAVACA.

By: Boethel, Paul C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Austin, 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028800

Condition: Fine


D.j., 122 pp., photo, index. Nicely INSCRIBED by Boethel. Account of the career of a lawyer, judge, and author on the coast of Texas. View more info

UTOPIA CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR BOOK. Commemorating the Founding of Waresville 100 Years Ago.

By: Burns, Mrs. Annalee, Ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Uvalde, Uvalde Leader News: 1952

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029295

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covers, stapled, 48 pp., photos, ads. 11" x 15". Cheap newsprint. Some small tears on edges, otherwise very nice. Many local articles of historic events and families. One major article by Morris Breazeale--The Magic Canyon Comes of Age--from pp. 33 to 47 which is a nice history. Very scarce. View more info

EARLY TEXAS ALBUM. Fifty Illustrations with Notes.

By: Castaneda, C. E. & Frederick Chabot, Collected & Annotated By.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Austin, 1929

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025753

Condition: Good


Black leathette, 10" x 15.5", 50 illus. mounted on black construction paper and tied with thread. Each illustration is protected by a tissue guards on which is printed the annotations by the authors. May have been limited to 50c. The exterior cover is very worn & the thread holding the illustrations is gone on each side but still holding in the middle. A rare work by the authors. View more info

ARMY OF THE HEARTLAND. The Army of Tennessee, 1861-1862.

By: Connelly, Thomas Lawrence.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU: 1988

Inventory Number: 027504

Condition: Fine


D.j., 305 pp., illus., 5 maps, index. Later printing. A study of the Army of Tennessee during the first part of the Civil War. View more info

HISTORY OF HALE COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Cox, Mary L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Plainview, Author: 1937

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026666

Condition: Fine


Orange cloth (top spine worn), 230 pp., photos. Scarce history of Texas Panhandle county. Herd #595. Ike Moore bookplate. View more info

THE PLEASURE FRANK DOBIE TOOK IN GRASS.

By: Dobie, Bertha.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Coll.Sta., Tx. A & M: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026191

Condition: Fine


Tan paper covers illus., 8 pp. handwritten by Bertha Dobie & 5 illus. of grass by Lillie Bluestem, introd. by Dykes. SIGNED by BERTHA DOBIE & JEFF DYKES. Ltd 500c. The manuscript of a speech about Dobie given by his wife after his death. Keepsake #2, Friends of Tx. A & M University Library. View more info

ORIGIN AND FALL OF THE ALAMO.

By: Ford, Col. John S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Antonio, L. F. Meyers:

Inventory Number: 028731

Condition: Fine


Stiff white paper covers, 34 pp., photos.Cover title is History, Battles and Fall of the Alamo. Reprint by L.F. Meyers about 1990 of Ford's work originally published in 1896. The original of Ford's work is very scarce.. View more info

A RECORD OF TRAVELS IN ARIZONA AND CALIFORNIA 1775 - 1776

By: Galvin, John., Ed

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell Books: 1967

Edition: 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 025749

Condition: As New


Acetate d.j., 113 pp., several beautiful color illus. including the Grand Canyon, 2 maps (1 large foldout), index. 13" x 9". A new translation of Father Francisco Garces journals and writings on his trip through Arizona and California in 1775-76. As new in original shipping box. View more info

DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS.

By: Garrison, George P., Ed.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., GPO: 1911

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024938

Condition: Very Good


Annual Report of American Hist. Assoc. for 1907-1908. Orig. blue cloth, gilt lettering, 3 vols. Vol II- 646 pp. Vol. II (1) & Vol. II (2) 1617 pp., index. Nice tight copies with new endpapers, no markings. BASIC TX. BKS. #73-"This is the basic source work for official diplomatic papers of the Republic of Texas." Very nice set professionally repaired. View more info

MANY ARE THE HEARTS. The Agony and the Triumph of Ulysses S. Grant.

By: Goldhurst, Richard.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: N. Y., Reader's Digest: 1975

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027535

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (some fading on upper edge), 297 pp., 28 pages of photos, index. A full detailed account of Grant's final fifteen months, after being the victim of an enormous swindle that left him penniless and deep in debt. View more info

REMINSCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR

By: Gordon, Gen. John B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Time-Life: 1981

Inventory Number: 025124

Condition: Fine


Black leather w/gilt lettering, 474 pp., frontis., portraits, index. Collector's Library of the Civil War. Gordon participated in nearly every major battle in the East. He also comments on some where he was not a party. His reminiscences are considered among the finest by a general officer. Reproduction of 1903 edition. Harwell-IN TALL COTTON, #71. View more info

REMINSCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR

By: Gordon, Gen. John B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Time-Life: 1981

Inventory Number: 025125

Condition: Fine


Black leather w/gilt lettering, 474 pp., frontis., portraits, index. Collector's Library of the Civil War. Gordon participated in nearly every major battle in the East. He also comments on some where he was not a party. His reminiscences are considered among the finest by a general officer. Reproduction of 1903 edition. Harwell-IN TALL COTTON, #71. 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

THE ART OF HOWARD TERPNING.

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N. Y., Bantam: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026779

Condition: Fine


D.j., 160 pp., many beautiful color plates of Terpning's work, list of plates. Text & SIGNED by Elmer Kelton. Introd. by Darrell R. Kipp. Terpning was perhaps the finest artist of Plains Indians history. View more info

THE ART OF JAMES BAMA.

By: Kelton, Elmer, text.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Bantam: 1993

Edition: 1st.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Inventory Number: 026778

Condition: Fine


D.j., 160 pp., beautiful color plates of Bama's work, list of plates. Text by Elmer Kelton &SIGNED by Kelton on title. Introd. by Peter Hassrick. Fine copy. View more info

COLLECTING TEXAS. Essays on Texana Collectors and the Creation of Research Libraries.

By: Kreneck, Thomas H. & Gerald D. Saxon.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dallas, Book Club of Texas: 2010

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023169

Condition: Fine


Maroon spine & beige covers w/gilt spine lettering & paper insert on front, 195 pp., photos, index. SIGNED by Kreneck. Ltd. 300c. Nine sections about a different Texana collector--Jenkins & Virginia Garrett, George Hill, Jr., E.L. DeGolyer, Sr., Frank Caldwell, Dr. William Howard, Dan Kilgore, and J.Evetts Haley. Authors include Al Lowman, Mike Cox, Jane Elder, Tom Kreneck, & others. View more info

KU KLUX KISMET MARCH. Music By Mary Gue. Arranged By Walter Ardrell Riggs.

By: Ku Klux Klan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Aransas Pass, Walter Ardrell Riggs: 1924

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029293

Condition: Fine


5 pp. Original pictorial covers printed in red with a white background. The cover is quite graphic with a hooded knight, carrying an American flag, on a rearing horse. In the background is a hooded knight carrying a burning cross. View more info

KU KLUX KISMET MARCH. Music By Mary Gue. Arranged By Walter Ardrell Riggs.

By: Ku Klux Klan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Aransas Pass, Walter Ardrell Riggs: 1924

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029294

Condition: Fine


5 pp. Original pictorial covers printed in red with a white background. The cover is quite graphic with a hooded knight, carrying an American flag, on a rearing horse. In the background is a hooded knight carrying a burning cross. View more info