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cover of Back to Back, Texas, Cow Horses, and the Vermont Maid, with Mr. Undertaker and the Cleveland Bay Horse

Back to Back, Texas, Cow Horses, and the Vermont Maid, with Mr. Undertaker and the Cleveland Bay Horse

by Green, Ben K.

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1970
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Austin: The Encino Press, 1970. Limited Edition. Oblong Small Octavo. Limited to 850 copies signed by the author. The present copy is number 671. 51(1)pp., Bound in red paper covered boards, spine lettering black, both boards with a photographic image of Mr. Green mountd, housed within a publisher's slipcase with pastedown title. A fine copy.
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cover of Mirages, Mysteries and Reality; Brewster County, Texas; the Big Bend of the Rio Grande

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Seagraves, Texas; (1974): Pioneer Book Publishers. Quarto. Second Printing. Signed by the author, 85 pages, index. appendices, illustrated by Art Reynolds and with brands of the ranches. The map shows the ranch trails, rivers, and paved roads, The later map of the geological subdivisions gives a very useful perspective of the county in the Big Bend region. Bound in… Read more
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cover of Indian Depredations in Texas; Reliable Accounts of Battles, Wars, Adventures, Forays, Murders, Massacres, Etc. Together with Biographical Sketches of Many of the Most Noted Indian Fighters and Frontiersman of Texas

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Austin, Texas: Hutchings Printing House, 1889. First Edition. Octavo. xii, 672 pages, plates, portraits. As in Howes, has 38 plates though it lists only 37. The woodcuts are attributed to O. Henry (William Sidney Porter), see Dobie, Basic Texas Books #218 Images complete except for Burning the soles of Matilda's Feet to Prevent her escape, the illustration is mounted… Read more
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cover of Heraldry of the Range, Inscribed By Carl Hertzog to Allen Maxwell

Heraldry of the Range, Inscribed By Carl Hertzog to Allen Maxwell

by Haley, J. Evetts

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Published
1949
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Canyon, Texas: Panhandle Plains Historicall Society, 1949. First Edition. Quarto. . 35pp. Illustrated by H.D. Bugbee. Designed by Carl Hertzog who inscribes this book to his publisher: "to Allen Maxwell, who not only puts up with my errors but suffers with me the blemishes and imperfections.", Carl Hertzog. One of the great writers of range and cattle, J. Evetts… Read more
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cover of A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story, with an Introduction By John A. Lomax

A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story, with an Introduction By John A. Lomax

by McCauley, J.E.

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1943
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Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1943. Limited Edition. Octavo. 73 pages, limited to 700 copies and the type melted. Illustrated by Tom Lea with designs by Carle Hertzog and an introduction by James Emmit McCauley. One of the most authentic accounts of the hard life of the cowboy in the 1880's and 1890's. Jim McCauley was a tenant farmer's son… Read more
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cover of A Tenderfoot Kid on Gyp Water (introduction By J. Frank Dobie)

A Tenderfoot Kid on Gyp Water (introduction By J. Frank Dobie)

by Benedict, Carl P.

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1943
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Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1943. Limited Editioin. Octavo. Limited to 550 copies printed by Carl Hertzog, then melted the type. 115p. One of the best books ever written on the West Texas range. Reese, Six Score 10 "vividly written story of range life in West Texas in the 1890's". Dykes, My Dobie Collection,… Read more
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cover of The Franco - Texan Land Company

The Franco - Texan Land Company

by Taylor, Virginia H.

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Austin, TX, (1969): University of Texas Press. First Edition. Octavo. 331pp. Illustrated, folding map. The French in Texas: A story of a railroad in northwest Texas. Despite its unsavory history, the Franco-Texan Land Company furthered the development of Northwest Texas by bringing into the area by hundreds of French immigrants. The impact of the French on the Texas… Read more
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cover of The Last Trail Drive Through Dallas, Signed, Limited to 100 Copies, Slipcase

The Last Trail Drive Through Dallas, Signed, Limited to 100 Copies, Slipcase

by Green, ( Dr.) Ben K.

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1971
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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 farms… Read more
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cover of On a Mexican Mustang Through Texas; from the Gulf to the Rio Grande

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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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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cover of Texas Independence

Texas Independence

by Houston, Andrew Jackson

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Published
1938
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First Trade Edition
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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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cover of Famous Texas Feuds

Famous Texas Feuds

by Douglas, C.L.

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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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cover of Mitchell's School Atlas; Comprising the Maps and Tables Designed to Accompany Mitchell's School and Family Geography; the 1858 Edition

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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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cover of My Experiences with Indians

My Experiences with Indians

by James, John

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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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cover of Scenes and Stories of Early West Texas (Inscribed By Carl Hertzog for J. Evetts Haley and His Wife, Roz (Rosalind Kress Haley)

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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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cover of Frank Reaugh; Painter to the Longhorns (Inscribed to Pam and Lee Marvin

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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cover of Republic of Texas. San Felipe De Austin. Austin County Election Results, 1837

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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… Read more
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cover of The Partisan Rangers of the Confederate Army

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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cover of The Chisholm Trail; a History of the World's Greatest Cattle Trail, Together with a Description of the Persons, a Narrative of the Events, and Reminiscences Associated with the Same

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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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cover of Important First-hand Observations of the Civil War in the West

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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cover of Six Years with the Texas Rangers; 1875-1881

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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