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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

GLAMOROUS DAYS.

By: Bushick, Frank H.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1934

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028804

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (pieced together but missing most of the spine, front cover with green background with various figures on it with a tan background to the ace of hearts in red in the middle, chipped edges), ; orange cloth binding. Long SIGNED inscription on fly.. Much on King Fisher, Ben Thompson, John Wesley Hardin, Sam Bass, Texas Rangers. Guns #349. 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 NAVY OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS.

By: Dienst, Alexander.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 1909

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020141

Condition: Very Good


The original publication in four issues of the Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association-- Vol. XII Jan. 1909, No. 3 through Vol. XIII Oct. 1909, No. 2. All issues are uncut,l show wear & chipping to spine, and two have some damage to front covers, but overall very nice condition. BTB #42-"This is the first, and still best, history of the Texas Navy in the revolution and republic." View more info

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

By: Dixon, Olive K.

Price: $150.00

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

LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF "BILLY" DIXON of Adobe Walls, Texas Panhandle

By: Dixon, Olive K.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Guthrie, Frederick S. Barde: 1914

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023386

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth w/gilt lettering, 320 pp., photos, index. Front hinge cracking, top corner one inch of pages 285 & 287 torn off, small tear to edge of page 315. RARE work on a Texas plainsman, scout, buffalo hunter, & pioneer. A Narrative...with an Account of the Fight Between Indians and Buffalo Hunters at Adobe Walls, and the Desperate Engagement at Buffalo Wallow, for which Congress voted the Medal of Honor to the Survivors. 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

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

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