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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES FRANCIS COLCORD, 1859-1934.

By: Colcord, Charles F.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Privately prtd.: 1970

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 013749

Condition: Fine


#274 of ltd. ed. 1 of 100c in quarter leather. Rare biography of Texas cattleman, trail driver, policeman, Oklahoma sheriff & marshal, & oilman. A modern rarity, published in a very ltd. edition & given to libraries & firedns of the Colcord family. A great book, much material on Oklahoma characters such as Ben Cravens, Bill Doolin, Tilghman, Billy the Kid, Bill Fawcett, Frank Canton, etc. Association copy with a presentation from Walt Helmerich, a grandson, to Harvey Ev... View more info

"A TEXAS SHERIFF". A.J. Spradley, Sheriff of Nacogdoches County for 30 Years.

By: Fuller, Henry C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Nacogdoches, Baker Prtg.: 1931

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017629

Condition: Fine


80 pp., photos. Wrs. chipped on spine but contents fine. Guns #784-tells about many murders. A vivid & accurate account of some of the most notorious murder cases & feuds in East Texas. View more info

A NEW LAND BECKONED. German Immigration to Texas, 1844-1847.

By: Geue, Chester W. & Ethel H., comp. & ed.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1972

Inventory Number: 017860

Condition: Fine


178 pp., maps, illus., index. D.j. price clipped. A compilation from original source material of information on German immigration 1844-47. History of the Verein movement from inception in Germany to Fisher-Miller grant. New enlarged edition with more immigrant names & an addenda of maiden names of the wives. View more info

900 MILES ON THE BUTTERFIELD TRAIL.

By: Greene, A.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Denton, U. Of N. Tx.: 1994

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017628

Condition: As New


293 pp., 3 maps, 5 line drawings, index. Greene retraces the Butterfield Trail and tells the story of the Butterfield Overland Mail. View more info

HISTORY OF NEW BRAUNFELS AND COMAL COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Haas, Oscar.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, 1975

Edition: 2nd Prtg.

Inventory Number: 017872

Condition: Fine


338 pp., photos, index. No d.j. Great history of New Braunfels and Comal County in Central Texas with a large German population from early immigration. Early Indians, Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels, Civil War, etc. INSCRIBED by Oscar Haas 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

KATY NORTHWEST. The Story of a Branch Line Railroad.

By: Hofsommer, Donovan L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boulder, Pruett Publishing: 1976

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017658

Condition: Near Fine


305 pp., color frntis, many photos, map, endnotes, index. The story of the MKT Railroad's Northwestern District. The first in-depth study of branch line railroading. View more info

THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.

By: Lamont, Daniel S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, National Historical Soc.: 1972

Inventory Number: 017833

Condition: Fine


Series I, Vol. 48, Parts I & II-Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, Jan. 1-June 20, 1865. Buckram, Vol. 1, Serial No. 101-1658 pp., index; Vol. II, Serial No. 102--1481 pp., index. View more info

HARRISON COUNTY METHODS: ELECTION FRAUD IN LATE NINETEENTH-CENTURY TEXAS.

By: Miller, Worth Robert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denton, U. Of N. Tx.: 1995

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017726

Condition: Very Good


Vol. 7, No. 2 of LOCUS, Regional & Local History of the Americas, Spring 1995. Pages 111-128 with some highlighting. Other articles include: Miller-Railroad Depots on the Dakota Central in Eastern South Dakota; Hummasti-From Immigran Settlement to Ethnic Community: The Maturing of an American Finntown. View more info

ROSS' TEXAS BRIGADE. Being a Narrative of the Events Connected with its Service in the Late War Between the States.

By: Rose, Victor M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kennesaw, Continental Book Co.: 1960

Inventory Number: 017796

Condition: Near Fine


185 pp., frontis, ports. Reprint, originally published in 1881. A must have item for Texas Civil War collectors. The original is very rare & almost impossible to obtain. View more info

HOLOUBEK FAMILY RECORDS 1732-1981. CZECHOSLOVAKIA--UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

By: Sedlak, Adela Holoubek & Joe Edward Holoubek.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shreveport, Joe E. Holoubek: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017808

Condition: Very Good


131 pp., photos. Inscribed. Divided into two parts: Holoubek Family in Czechoslovakia 1732-1950 and Holoubek Family in the U.S. 1883-1981. This book is a supplement to her earlier work published in 1970 View more info