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300 Years in Victoria County

by Grimes, Roy (editor)

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Austin, Texas; (1985): Nortex Press. Thick Octavo. 649 pages. Illustrated by Tom Jones. Bibliographic notes, index. The author drew upon the "Historical Edition" of The Victoria Advocate and brought together additional stories of the area that may be referred to as "the Cradle of Texas History". He begins with the ill-fated La Salle settlement on Matagordia… Read more
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The Last Trail Drive Through Dallas, Signed, Limited to 100 Copies, Slipcase

by Green, ( Dr.) Ben K.

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Published
1971
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Limited Edition
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$175.00

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Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Press, 1971. Limited Edition. Square Octavo. Limited to 100 copies signed by Green without number. 73 pages, illustrated by Beeler, a beautiful copy of Dr. Ben Green's tales of some young men who dreamed of the days when cattle drives took place from Texas to the Great Plains. Unfortunately, in the modern world there are… Read more
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On a Mexican Mustang Through Texas; from the Gulf to the Rio Grande

by Sweet, Alex E. And J. Armoy Know

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Published
1905
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1905. Octavo. A New Impression. Frontispiece, vignette title page, 672 pages, publisher notes: "with 265 illustrations". Alex E. Sweet was the most famous Texas humorist of the 19th Century. While he has been compared with Twain as a humorist, he does give a very accurate account of Texas in the last half of… Read more
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Texas Independence

by Houston, Andrew Jackson

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Published
1938
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First Trade Edition
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$325.00

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Houston, Texas: The Anson Jones Press, 1938. First Trade Edition. Octavo. 300pp., illustrated. This book was apparently presented in a deluxe limited signed edition of 500 copies which included 11 folding maps in rear pocket. The present edition is the first trade edition which only provides a list the maps. Much history has been written about Texas by well… Read more
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Famous Texas Feuds

by Douglas, C.L.

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First Edition
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$250.00

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Dallas; (1936): The Turner Company. First Edition. Octavo. 173 pages. Along with James B. Gillett, Six Years with the Texas Rangers, 1875 to 1881 (Austin, 1921) and Albert Bigelow Paine, Captain Bill McDonald, Texas Ranger (1909) These are the most important early books on the Texas feuds, Douglas deals first with the Regulators and the Moderators, then, the Taylor-Sutton… Read more
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Historical Markers, Monuments, and Much more in Anderson County, Texas

by Woolverton, Bonnie; John Ballard Mcdonald

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Published
2007
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Published By Author, 2007. Quarto. 417 pages. Index. Bibliographic references pages 387-393. This is the most extensive work done on Anderson County with Bonnie Woolverton's research which has information on the earliest history with 127 markers identified, the Palestine Salt Works, the I & GN railroad, the Kickapoo battlefield as well as information on the early buildings,… Read more
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Philadelphia: E.H. Butler & Company, 1858. Quarto. 9 pages, 23 unnumbered leaves. The maps are all from 1852 plates. OCLC shows copies are found at the Newberry and the Library of Congress. It has all 32 maps (some of which are inset maps, e.g., Galveston on the Texas map (no. 13). Of particular interest, is 1. (no. 5), Map… Read more
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My Experiences with Indians

by James, John

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First Edition
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$225.00

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Austin; (1925): Gammel's Book Shop. First Edition. Octavo. 147 pages. While his early dealing with various Indian tribes is fascinating, it is time among the Chochtaws in the period beginning in the 1880's that is the heart of his firsthand account. He began teaching at an Indian school named "Stock Bridge Academy". there with 63 children… Read more
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This is What I Remember.."; a Boy's Life in Louisiana and Texas, 1962-1869 (boldly Inscribed By Charles Caldwell)

by Tippit, John Allen (ed. Clifton Caldwell and Mary Crawford)

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Limited Edition
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Albany, Texas; (1989): Clear Fork Press. Limited Edition. Square Octavo. Signed by Clifton Caldwell, with an introduction by George B. Ward. xiii[xiv], 65 pages. Only 1,000 copies were printed but 700 were only made available for sale. This captivating reminiscence was originally written down in 1938 when Clifton Caldwell's 75 year old grandfather sat down at a typewriter… Read more
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University of Texas at El Paso; (1975): Texas Western Press. Oblong Octavo. 93 pages. Boldly signed by Carl Hertzog and inscribed to J. Evetts Haley and his wife, Roz. original unclipped printed clear mylar jacket priced $10. In 1885, at the age of ten, D. D. Parramore studied art with an itinerant artist in the four-year-old… Read more
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Frank Reaugh; Painter to the Longhorns (Inscribed to Pam and Lee Marvin

by Reaugh, Frank and Donald L .Weismann

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College Station; (1985): Texas A & M University Press. First Edition. Oblong Quarto. With an introduction by Donald L. Weismann. 147 pages, 61 plates. Signed by the Author on the half-title page and additionally inscribed to Pam and Lee Marvin "with affections and admirations" Don, Austin, Texas 9/9/1985. Besides the major works, the series "Twenty-four Hours with the Herd"… Read more
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The Texas Border and Some Borderliners, a Chronical and a Guide

by Casey, Robert J.

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Indianapolis; (1950): The Bobbs-Merril Co. First Edition. Octavo. 440pp., The Lone Star Edition signed by the author. This book is packed full of stories, amusing, extraordfinary, informative stories. The region of Spindletop, the bloody salt wars, King Ranch, the Alamo, the spectacular scenery of Big Bend national Park and the lovely richness of the Valley. and of… Read more
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West of the Mississippi with Waller's 3th Texas Cavalry Battalion, CSA

by Spurling, Charles(editor)

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Published
1971
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(Hillsboro, Texas): Hill Junior College, 1971. Octavo. 99 pages, bibliography, index, notes, folding map of where Waller's Texas Cavalry campaigned. A previously neglected Confederate Cavalry Battalion now stands alongside of Hood's Brigade, Terry's Rangers, and Waul's Legion. It uses original diary material. When Waller's men captured the Federal gunboat Diana and then had the engagement at… Read more
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4 page handwritten record of the election held on February 6, 1837. Lists all the candidates, the results of the election (including how many votes each candidate received). John York, Indian fighter and soldier was elected Sheriff. Benjamin Thomas was elected President of the Board of Managers. The result were sent to the Honorable Thomas Barnet of San Felipe who… Read more
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The Partisan Rangers of the Confederate Army

by Johnson, Adam Rankin; William J. Davis

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Published
1904
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First Edition
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Louisville, KY: G.G. Fetter Co, 1904. First Edition. Octavo. xii, 476 pages, [64] leaves of plates, illustrations, portraits. The memoirs of Brigadier-General Adam Rankin Johnson trace the progress of the leading Kentuckian Confederate leader in the Civil War. After cavalry service in the commands of Nathan Bedford Forest and John Hunt Morgan, Johnson established his own reputation for innovation… Read more
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Guthrie, OK; (1936): Co-Operative Publication Co. First Edition. Octavo. 591 p. plus original folding map. 52 illustrations. A history of the world's greatest cattle trail, approximately 800 miles long, from Abilene, Kansas, to San Antonio Texas. Old trails, cow-camps, plains and frontier.Bound in a black pictorial cloth accented in yellow and green, spine lettering yellow and green, a… Read more
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Important First-hand Observations of the Civil War in the West

by Collins, (Capt) R.M. 15th Texas Regiment, Grandbury's Brigade

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Published
1893
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First Edition
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St Louis: Nixon-Jones Printing Co, 1893. First Edition. Octavo. Important first-hand observations of the Civil War in the West. Nevins calls the book "A very readable and reliable narrative by a member of the 15th Texas Cavalry who saw much service in the Western theater; the volume deserves more attention than it has heretofore received." Quite scarce. Bound in… Read more
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Six Years with the Texas Rangers; 1875-1881

by Gillett, James B.

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Austin; (1921): Von Boeckmann-Jones. First Edition. Small Octavo. 332p. The author was an officer with Company A, Frontier Battalion, Texas Rangers. Besides the six photographs of officers in the Rangers, there is also one of Dallas Stoudenmire. Besides talking about the requirements of becoming a Ranger, there is much about the Indian wars closing… Read more
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6 leaves, handwritten legal document in the County of San Augustine in the district court presided over by Royall T. Wheeler, also with Samuel Davis, sheriff, and Robert W. Martin, Clerk. The case was to secure payment for a debt owed to James M. Johnson, who complains that James Perkins had failed to pay the debt. Judge… Read more
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Tucson, 1880. Folio. 72 handwritten pages. John Wasson had been the editor and publisher of the Tucson Citizen from 1870 to 1874 it was he whose fiery rhetoric led to the Camp Grant massacre of over 100 peaceful Apaches. Rather than this being a negative, it led to his appointment as the U.S. Surveyor-General for Arizona. In the early… Read more
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