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Olney's New and Improved School Atlas to Accompany the Practical System of Modern Geography
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Olney's New and Improved School Atlas to Accompany the Practical System of Modern Geography

by Olney, J.

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New York: Robinson, Pratt & Co, 1837. Quarto. Atlas containing 12 maps and a chart, all hand colored, including early map showing Texas as part of Mexico (circa 1829) . Bound in brown buckram preserving the original pictorial stiff wrappers. spine lettered in white mostly rubbed off, some marginal tape mends to maps, scattered foxing and toning to a… Read more about this item
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Photograph "Cattle Round up" Texas

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Circa 189-?. a Very nice 10 x 8 1/2" photograph with cowboys leading herd. The landscape is unidentified but is like several Texas examples at the National Cowboy and Western Museum. The rounded W brand is difficult to identify since there have been over 20,000 cattle brands in the state. In very good condition with a piece torn away… Read more about this item
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Cattle Kings of Texas
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Cattle Kings of Texas

by Douglas, C.L.

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Dallas; (1942): Banks, Upshaw. Octavo. 376p. Significant material on the great ranches in Texas. Photographs by Erwin E. Smith and others. The chapter on "protection men" tells the story of those who enforcers who were enemies of the cattle thieves. They generally didn't like to kill the rustlers but it went with the job. Much firsthand information on the… Read more about this item
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Giant
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Giant

by Ferber, Edna

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1952
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New York: Doubleday Doran and Co, 1952. First Edition. Octavo. 447pp. A novel set in Texas. Edna states "This is not a story of Texas today (1952) but, I hope Texas tomorrow". A movie source with stars such as Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, Dennis Hopper and of course James Dean and others. A very good copy bound in black… Read more about this item
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A Texas Matchmaker
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A Texas Matchmaker

by Adams, Andy

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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co, 1904. First Edition. Octavo. 355pp. illustrated by E. Boyd Smith. The author lived the cowboy life on the Texas plains. While living the life of a cowboy, he didn't much care how others portrayed the life of a cowboy, not wild men but hard working men. He decided to write his own story. His… Read more about this item
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Christmas the Southwest and J. Frank Dobie

Christmas the Southwest and J. Frank Dobie

by Powell, Lawrence Clark

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Van Nuys, California: Jack and Rosalie Renolds, 1956. 4 pages. Printed on outside of folded double leaf uncut at top. Powell writes of the remarkable joy of giving as evinced in Dobie's gifts to the world of literature. "There was never a more locale-lving Texan than Dobie, and he is also one our best world citizens since Franklin and… Read more about this item
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The Dichotomy of J. Frank Dobie

The Dichotomy of J. Frank Dobie

by Fuermann, George

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[Little, Brown and Co, Boston, 1959]. Approx. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. 1 folded sheet [4] pages. Little, Brown issued this broadsheet written by George Fuermann of the Houston Post on the publication of Dobie's book, Ben Lilly Legend. It has also been cataloged under the title: J. Frank Dobie: not at all a normal man. Dobie writes that… Read more about this item
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A Holiday Catalogue Western Americana with

A Holiday Catalogue Western Americana with "An Appreciation of J. Frank Dobie" Signed By Lawrence Clark Powell

by Powell, Lawrence Clark

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Van Nuys, California: J.E. Reynolds, Bookseller, 1956. Octavo. Catalogue 38, December 1956. 16 leaves. Signed by Lawrence Clark Powell at the end of his (1) page Appreciation and perception of Christmas in the West. The major specialist J.E. Reynolds issued this catalogue with 36 scarce J. Frank Dobie items. Powell was one of the most important writers on the… Read more about this item
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The History of Grayson County Texas (signed By Katherine Summers, #1631)
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The History of Grayson County Texas (signed By Katherine Summers, #1631)

by Grayson County Frontier Village

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Winston-Salem; 1979 and 1981: Hunter Publishing. First Edition Limited. Large Quarto. In two volumes. Illustrated with photographic images. Vol. 1: is a limited edition signed by the president Katherine Summers and numbered 1631. No limitation statement. 821 pages, with a large index. laid in is an appeal to Save Grayson County's Heritage, with notes on two names omitted in… Read more about this item
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Back to Back, Texas, Cow Horses, and the Vermont Maid, with Mr. Undertaker and the Cleveland Bay Horse
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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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A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story, with an Introduction By John A. Lomax
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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 about this item
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A Tenderfoot Kid on Gyp Water (introduction By J. Frank Dobie)
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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, p. 9 (lists as #29) on… Read more about this item
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The Franco - Texan Land Company
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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 about this item
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On a Mexican Mustang Through Texas; from the Gulf to the Rio Grande
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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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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 about this item
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Texas Independence
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Texas Independence

by Houston, Andrew Jackson

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1938
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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 about this item
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Famous Texas Feuds
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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 about this item
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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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Scenes and Stories of Early West Texas (Inscribed By Carl Hertzog for J. Evetts Haley and His Wife, Roz (Rosalind Kress Haley)

by Parramore, Dock Dilworth

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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 about this item
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Frank Reaugh; Painter to the Longhorns (Inscribed to Pam and Lee Marvin
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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 about this item
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Republic of Texas. San Felipe De Austin. Austin County Election Results, 1837
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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 about this item
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Important First-hand Observations of the Civil War in the West
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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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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 about this item
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