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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

THE TEXAN REVOLUTION OF 1836: A Concise Historical Perspective Based On Original Sources.

By [ALAMO]. Borroel, Roger.

East Chicago: La Villita Publication, 2002. 2nd revised and expanded edition. Wraps. FINE. 235pp., photos, index, bibliography, sources, notes. Contains the outcome of Filisola's Trial, a critique of Francisco Ruiz's account of the fall of the Alamo, the surrrender and execution of Fannin etc. This text has the latest research on this short, but brutal war for the control of Texas in 1836. Translations of official documents from Mexican Army units and government sources. This includes for example, General Sesma's two battle reports on the Battle of the Alamo, plus Goliad and San Jacinto. This text also includes the first detail account ever of the Mexican withdrawal from Texas and the political reasons forcing the retreat. And of course Davy Crockett, William Travis, James Bowie and 251 more men are in two chapters of the book.

$25.00

THE ALAMO.

By [ALAMO]. Guerra, Mary Ann Noonan.

Alamo Press, 1983. First Edition. Softcover. VERY GOOD. . historic photos and documents, color, 4to wraps.

$10.00

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 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