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Springs from the Parched Ground
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Springs from the Parched Ground

By Roberts, Bruce.

Uvalde, Texas: Hornby Press, 1950. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 177 pages. Autobiography and stories of travels and missionary work in South Texas by well-respected pastor. Endpapers filled with handwritten reminiscences of the author by family friend. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with red title on front. Has info on Ben Thompson, King Fisher, Texas Rangers and being on cattle trails. B/w photos. SixGuns 1869; HERD 1915. Good/No Jacket. Firm binding, corners and spine ends lightly rubbed. Couple paint drips on front. Owner name, address, and gift inscription. Item #: E1836.

$10.50

Appomattox Commander: The Story of General E.O.C. Ord
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Appomattox Commander: The Story of General E.O.C. Ord

By Cresap, Bernarr.

New York: A.S. Barnes, 1981. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. VG/VG. 418 pages. Biography of Confederate general for whom Fort Ord California was named. Information on Southern Reconstruction, Freedman's Bureau, and pacification of the Mexican Border. VG/VG. Tight, no name or writing. Corners sharp. Edges foxed, light color marks on top edge from other books packed in box. Sticker ghost on front endpaper. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1804.

$18.50

Goliad Survivor: Isaac D. Hamilton
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Goliad Survivor: Isaac D. Hamilton

By Hamilton, Lester.

San Antonio: Naylor, 1971. 1st ed. . Hardcover. X-Lib NF/Near Fine. 74 pages. Story of a survivor of the Goliad Massacre, told through his own affidavits and those in the Texas archives. X-Lib NF/Near Fine. Former library copy, minimal markings. A clean, solid copy. Call number on spine, library name on title page, rear pocket removed. Tight, square, sharp corners. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1832.

$22.00

James Bowie: Texas Fighting Man, A Biography
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James Bowie: Texas Fighting Man, A Biography

By Hopewell, Clifford.

Austin: Eakin Press, 1994. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 155 pages. Notes, index, and extensive bibliography. Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1822.

$31.00

Glider Infantryman: Behind Enemy Lines in World War II
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Glider Infantryman: Behind Enemy Lines in World War II

By Rich, Don & Kevin Brooks.

College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. Reprint. . Paperback. VG/Wraps. 272 pages. One man's story of daily life and battlefield experiences, from enlistment, D-Day, and across Europe. VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Near Fine. Item #: E1815.

$10.00

Sixty Years On the Brazos: The Life and Letters of Dr. John Washington Lockhart, 1824-1900
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Sixty Years On the Brazos: The Life and Letters of Dr. John Washington Lockhart, 1824-1900

By Wallis, Jonnie Lockhart.

Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1967. Reprint. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Good+. 342 pages. Lockhart's life along the Brazos River from 1840-1900 is documented in this reprint of his collected writings. Only 200 copies exist of the first edition from 1930, which is a valuable work of Texana. Lockhart writes of the early Republic, trouble with Indians, Sam Houston, and other topics. Minimally edited by his daughter Jonnie Lockhart Wallis. B/w photos, indexed. BTB-128A. Near Fine/Good+. Tight, no wear, no writing or marks. Quarter inch water spot on foredge. Bright blue dustjacket has chips, nicks, and rubbing. Price on dustjacket $7.50. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1834.

$51.50

The Raven's Bride: A Novel of Eliza, Sam Houston's First Wife (signed)
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The Raven's Bride: A Novel of Eliza, Sam Houston's First Wife (signed)

By Crook, Elizabeth.

New York: Doubleday, 1991. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 369 pages. Historical fiction about their short-lived marriage and ensuing scandal. SIGNED & INSCRIBLED by author to owner on half title page, and dated March 4, 1991. Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, owner bookplate. Dustjacket has a wrinkle at spine top. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1823.

$14.00

Some Part of Myself
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Some Part of Myself

By Dobie, J. Frank.

Boston: Little, Brown, 1967. Reprint. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 282 pages. Biographical sketches accumulated over Dobie's life and compiled here for the first time. Fine/Near Fine. No wear on book. No marks. Original $8.95 price intact on dustjacket. Dustjacket has slight hint of wear top of spine, else Fine. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1829.

$21.00

The Long Trail (autographed edition)
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The Long Trail (autographed edition)

By Roosevelt, Kermit.

New York: New York Review of Revie, 1921. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 79 pages. A chapter taken from his book 'The Happy Hunting Grounds', with some additional material supplied by the author for this edition. Family stories of a happy childhood with Theodore Roosevelt. SIGNED by the author on a special page bound in. Paper-covered boards have almost the look of desert camouflage. Tan cloth spine. Gilt title in gilt-edged black rectangle on front. White paste-on title label on spine. Near Fine/No Jacket. Book is tight, square, no owner name. Endpapers tanned by binder glue, edges have light foxing. Item #: E1798.

$70.00

American Original: The Life of J. Frank Dobie (SIGNED)
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American Original: The Life of J. Frank Dobie (SIGNED)

By Tinkle, Lon.

Boston: Little, Brown, 1978. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 264 pages. First major biography of one of the Southwest's best loved storytellers. First edition SIGNED by Tinkle. Bibliography and index. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, but edges foxed. Dustjacket is price-clipped, has some signs of age, but no wear. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1780.

$21.00

Abner Cook: Master Builder on the Texas Frontier (#124 of 150)
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Abner Cook: Master Builder on the Texas Frontier (#124 of 150)

By Hafertepe, Kenneth.

Austin: Texas State Historical, 1992. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. New/No Jacket. 210 pages. The story of Cook's life and work, also presents a vivid account of nineteenthcentury Austin. Number 124 of edition limited to 150 copies. Dark blue leather spine with gilt title. Cream buckram covered slipcase matches book boards. This copy remains in publisher shrinkwrap. New/No Jacket. New, from archives. Item #: E1756.

$116.50

Hugh Roy Cullen: A Story of American Opportunity (SIGNED)
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Hugh Roy Cullen: A Story of American Opportunity (SIGNED)

By Kilman, Ed & Theon Wright.

New York: Prentice-Hall, 1954. Hardcover. X-Lib Good+/No Jacket. 376 pages. SIGNED on the half-title page by Hugh Roy Cullen. Map endpapers. Brick-orange boards with gilt titles and oil field design. Biography of the noted Houston oilman, 'King of the Wildcatters' and philantropist. X-Lib Good+/No Jacke. Former library copy, typical stamps & marks. No dustjacket. Item #: E1743.

$12.00

Company Commander
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Company Commander

By MacDonald, Charles B.

Washington D.C.: Infantry Journal Press, 1947. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 278 pages. Personal story of American serviceman formerly Captain, 23d Infantry, 2d Infantry Division, fighting across Europe in WW II. Tan cloth-covered boards with blue title and Army insignia. Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, owner name dated 1948. General light finger soil on boards. Item #: E1755.

$10.00

Roosevelt: The Story of a Friendship 1880-1919
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Roosevelt: The Story of a Friendship 1880-1919

By Wister, Owen.

New York: Macmillan, 1930. Reprint. . Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 372 pages. Tales of interactions among Wister, Roosevelt, and others over a 40-year span. B/w photos. Second printing, within weeks of first. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt tite on spine. VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Square corners, spine ends softened and chipped. Item #: E1785.

$11.50

Jess Sweeten: Texas Lawman (SIGNED)
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Jess Sweeten: Texas Lawman (SIGNED)

By Lindquist, Allan Sigvard.

San Antonio: Naylor, 1961. 1st ed. . Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 221 pages. Inscribed to fellow lawman Tom Goates and wife, and signed by Jess Sweeten on reverse side of half-title page. VG/No Jacket. Solid binding, no owner name or marks. Item #: E1781.

$71.00

Tempered Blade
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Tempered Blade

By Barrett, Monte.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1946. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Good+/Poor. 317 pages. Fictionalized biography of Jim Bowie and story of his death at the Battle of the Alamo, fighting for Texas independence. This is the Alamo Edition. Signed by the author on the limitation page, number 2175/2250. Bexar and Alamo map endpapers. Blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title and knife design. Bright pictorial dustjacket showing the Alamo. Good+/Poor. Clean in firm binding, unmarked. Top corners bumped, spine ends softened. Tattered dustjacket has chips and pieces missing, front flap present but detached. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1796.

$61.00

Hemingway and His World
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Hemingway and His World

By Hotchner, A.E.

New York: Vendome Press, 1989. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 207 pages. Illustrated biography with personal reminiscences of the author, a good friend of Hemingway. Bibliography and index. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, square binding. No wear, no name or writing. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1787.

$44.00

Lorenzo de Zavala: The Pragmatic Idealist
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Lorenzo de Zavala: The Pragmatic Idealist

By Henson, Margaret Swett.

Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1996. 1st ed. . Hardcover. New/New. 146 pages. He helped Texas in her struggle against Santa Ana and Mexican centralism. Former Mexican congressman, governor, and first Mexican minister to France, he was elected a delegate to Washington-on-the-Brazos and signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. New/New. New out of our archives, still in publisher shrinkwrap. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1754.

$18.50

Wranglin' the Past
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Wranglin' the Past

By King, Frank M.

Pasadena, CA: Trail's End Publishing C, 1946. Revised ed. . Hardcover. VG/No Jacket. 284 pages. Classic of the old Southwest. Autobiography of man who rode the range for half a century beginning in 1875. First revised edition, after the privately published limited edition of 1935. Red cloth-covered boards with dull gilt titles on front and spine. VG/No Jacket. Tight binding, no name or marks. Square corners, edges foxed. Faint condensation ring on front from carelessly placed glass. Item #: E1797.

$31.00

Father Jaillet: Saddlebag Priest of the Nueces (SIGNED)
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Father Jaillet: Saddlebag Priest of the Nueces (SIGNED)

By Xavier, Sister Mary.

Corpus Christi: Diocese of Corpus Christ, 1948. 1st ed. . Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 221 pages. Signed by the author on the title page. Map endpapers, b/w photos. Biography of priest who served the people of South Texas from 1872 till 1929, also presents a mini-history of the Catholic Church in that time and place. Wine colored cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine. Bibliography. Very scarce. Good+/No Jacket. Cover scuffed, edges stained, owner name, corners square. Item #: E1782.

$49.00

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