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Good Soldiers Do Die

By Rockwell, Kenneth

Boerne, Texas: Highland Press, 1951. Limited Edition. Fine. One of 1,030 copies. 12pp., stapled, grey wraps,Alamo pictorial brown and black. Essay on Jim Bowie first appeared in the Times Herald, Dallas, Texas.

$15.00

TALL MEN WITH LONG RIFLES, as told to the author by Creed Taylor, Captain during the Texas Revolution.

By DeShields, James T.

San Antonio : Naylor, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. Six full page illus. wood block plates, including the frontispiece, plus additional copy of each 6 x 9 inch illustration are laid-inside, 240pp., 42 footnotes. Very clean tight and bright copy, no names, no writing, paper margins age toned and some what fragile as usual with this paper. Black titles on dark red cloth, front and back flaps are all that remains of the djl. While his other books are frequently found, this first edition is quite scarce. Illustrations: Travis Draws the Line in the Alamo, Karnes Leads the Attack With a Crowbar, Crockett in the Last Survivor of the Alamo,The Massacre at Goliad, The Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna Before Houston at San Jacinto. First of the Centennial series of Naylor books. Covers the period from the fall of the Alamo to the Battle of San Jacinto relying on eye-witness accounts. In presenting Creed Taylor's personal reminiscences of the Texas Revolution, the writer has sought to edit and arrange the material in such a manner as to retain the spontaneity and vitality of the narrator's own colorful style, and yet relieve the reader from the confusion of repetitive and irrelevant matter. The accounts have been further clarified by the inclusion of corroborative information drawn from many reliable sources...THE PUBLISHERS

$450.00

ALAMO LEGACY - Alamo Descendants Remember the Alamo

By Jackson, Ron

Austin: Eakin, 1997. First Edition. FINE. SIGNED presentation copy, 181pp., index, notes, illustrated. Glossy color wraps

$20.00

LIFE OF COL. DAVID CROCKETT, Written by Himself.

By Crockett, Col. David

New York: D. W. Evans & Co, 1860. VERY GOOD. C.R. 1859, editor's preface, author's preface, 405pp., illustrated with five plates, yellow endpapers, previous owner's stamps and cowboy bookplate, some soil, front hinge beginning to crack, decorative blank embossed brown boards, faded, spine titles faded, light chipping at head and heel, clear mylar dj.

$75.00

HISTORY OF THE ALAMO AND OF THE LOCAL FRANCISCAN MISSIONS.

By Ryder-Taylor, Henry.

San Antonio : Nic Tengg, 1901. First Edition. VERY GOOD. Assisted by Chas. H. Stanford, no date, c.r. applied for, circa 1901, 7 photographic plates, 96pp., diagram of the grounds when the Alamo fell, description of The Alamo in 1762, list of the heros killed, purple wraps, blank embossed alamo with gilt title on upper wrap. Charles M. Russell illustrated bookplate. Author was friend of O'Henry's & editor of his Rolling Stone Magazine. He was journalist with the San Antonio Daily Light for twenty-four years and two years with the Two Republics, City of Mexico. Rare first printing.

$15.00

EXPLORING THE ALAMO LEGENDS.

By [ALAMO]. Chariton, Wallace

Plano: Wordware, 1990. 1st edition. Hardcover. FINE. SIGNED author's presentation. Map endpapers, 266pp., index, photos, notes. Glossy photographic boards.

$25.00

THE ALAMO
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THE ALAMO

By [ALAMO]. Nelson, George

Uvalde, Tx: Aldine Press, 1998. Second Revised Edition, SIGNED. Soft Cover. FINE.. SIGNED on title page by the author, no other names,114pp., new index, illustrated on glossy stock. 4to glossy color warps. New edition extended by 9 pages with corrections to the original text. Best illustrated history with many historic photographs, drawings and maps. Including Sam Maverick's Subdivision "Alamo City"

$25.00

THE FALL OF THE ALAMO. A REMINISCENCE OF THE REVOLUTIION OF TEXAS

By [ALAMO]. Potter, R. M.

Bryan: Fuller Printing Co, 1979. Soft Cover. FINE.. 1979 reprint of the original rare 1879 edition. Footnotes, 16pp. Pictorial stapled cream wraps. . Raines p. 167 -"Style clear and vigorous. An invaluable contribution to the military history of Texas."

$20.00

1836 FACTS ABOUT THE ALAMO & THE TEXAS WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE

By [ALAMO]. Petite, Mary Deborah

Mason City, IA: Savas Publishing , 1999. First Edition. Soft Cover. FINE.. 170pp., bibliography, photos. Glossy color wraps.

$10.00

THE STORY OF THE ALAMO, Cornerstones of Freedom Series

By Richards, Norman

Chicago: Children's Press, 1970. Softcover. VERY GOOD. . Illus., 30pp.

$10.00

A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory
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A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory

By Roberts, Randy; Olson, James S.; Olson, James Stuart

Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Free Press, 2001. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean, unread, no names. Illustrated, 356pp., index., notes, sources.

$10.00

The Tall Tales of Davy Crockett: The Second Nashville Series of Crockett Almanac 1839-1841/Facsimile Edition

By Editor

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Univ of Tennessee Pr, 1987. First Thus . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library Withdrawn Stamp, spine label removed. 116pp., index, illus. Clean, tight unworn copy.

$10.00

A Time to Stand
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A Time to Stand

By Lord, W.

Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.: Bison Books, 1978. 4th printing . Soft cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾. Clean, tight, no names, no writing. Fold out frontispiece of the fort, 255pp., index, sources.

$5.00

ALAMO

By Berry, Viola

CGW, 1979. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean, no names

$8.00