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1 The Museum Journal Vol XVIII 1979
Lubbock West Texas Museum Association 1979 First Soft cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued. Book 
Include4s: "Lubbock's Overton South: An Example of Preserving Urban Neighborhoods," and "Chioldhood on the Southern Plains Frontier." 142 pages with index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Austin, Stephen F., Edited By David B. Gracy II Establishing Austin';s Colony
Austin Jenkins 1970 First Thus Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Tan cloth binding with black lettering. S.F. Austins account of the establishing of the first anglo-American settlement in Texas. This was the first book published in Texas! The original is probably the rarest Texas Book, but this one is undoubtedly easier to read. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 Barker, Eugene C. History of Texas
Dallas Southwest Press 1929 First Cloth and Boards Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Gray cloth over green and gold boards with paper labels on front and spine. Two-inch scuff mark at top of front cover. In mylar protector. Full title is "Readings inTexas History for High Schools andColleges." Two parts in one volume. 653 pages including index. Includes both Houston's and Santa Anna's account of the battle of San Jacinto. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Brown, John Henry History of Texas From 1685 to 1892 in 2 Volumes
St. Louis L.E. Daniell 1892 First Buckram Very Good Very Good Book 
The two volume set. Professionally rebound in brown buckram with gilt titles on spines and new endpapers. Good sturdy binding to hold the 631 and 591 pages. Copy of index to vol. 1 from state library bound in before the title page. The first comprehensive history of Texas by one who participated in its development. Tight, clean and clear. Suitable for collectors or institutions. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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5 Carroll, H. Bailey The Texan Santa Fe Trail
Canyon Panhandle-Plains Historical Society 1951 First Cloth Very Good Very Good Slipcase Book 
Coarse beige cloth with dark red lettering, in very good slipcase with paper label on spine. Using earlier authorities, Carroll has developed a thorough treatment of the ill-fated expedition. 
Price: 190.00 USD
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6 Charles M. Russell Pen and Ink Drawings (Book No. 1)
Pasadena Trail's End 1946 First Edition Decorative Boards Very Good No Jacket, as Issued. Book 9" X 12" Author 
Light blue hard stock cover with blue cloth backstrip. Five inch square paper label with skull design on front. Seventeen page size drawings with printed titles underneath. Black drawings in distinctive Russell style are on good quality paper, and are nicely reproduced. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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7 Connelley, William E. Doniphan's Expedition
Topeka, KS Crane and Company 1907 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Grey cloth binding with gilt titles and pictorial panel on front. Brown titles and design on spine. Light shelf wear.Small bug spot residue inside front cover. Two folding maps intact, plus numerous illustrations throughout. An account of "the most remarkable campaign in American History." Story of the Missouri volunteers commands respect. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8 Corporal Pike Scout and Ranger
Cincinnati J.M. Hawley & Co. 1865 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Black cloth binding with impressed designs on front and back and gilt titles on spine. Marbled edges. Apparently first state of first edition. Lithographed frontispiece and full page wodcut illustrations. Hinges reinforced. Rubs at front corners of binding. Pencil drawings on front free endpaper. Errata sheet bound in after text. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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9 Debo, Angie A History of the Indians of the United States
London Folio Society 2003 First Thus Cloth Fine Near Fine Slipcase Book 
Dark green cloth binding with large photo pastedownon front.Gilt titles and designs. Nice press edition reprinted from original U. of Oklahoma press edition of 1970. Dark green slipcase. Unread, pristine condition of important volume on Indian history. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Dykes, J.C. Billy the Kid; The Bibliography of a Legend
Albuquerque Uniersity of New Mexico Press 1952 First Edition, Second Printing Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
One of 500 bound in cloth, (red, with black pistol and lettering on front, with corrections after the first printing , in wraps, in the same year. This is the classic summation of writings about Billy to 1952, and the gist of those that have come after. A thorough piece of research by bookman ancd collector Jeff Dykes. 186 pages with indices. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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11 Fogarty, Dr. Charles F. The Story of Texasgulf
N. Y. The Newcomen Society 1976 First Wraps Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
White wraps with red design on front and black titles, including the following subtitle: A story of people dedicated to finding, developing an conserving Natural Resources essential to a higher standard of living for everyone. Address by Fogarty, Chairman and CEO of Texasgulf, Inc. Relates mining finds in sulphur, zinc, copper, etc. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Hibbert, Christopher Redcoats and Rebels The War for America 1770 - 1781
London Folio Society 2004 First Buckram New Fine Sl;ipcase Book 
Drawing largely on British and loyalist sources, Hibbert provides a "powerful new narrative of the war." In red buckram with black title bands, and crossed gilt sabers on spine. Pictorial publisher's slipcase.New, unoopened in shrinkwrap. Fine gift for historian or anyone interested in teh colonial period of America. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Hughes, John T. Doniphan's Expedition; Containing an Account of the Conquest of New Mexico
Cincinnati U.P. James 1880 Likely 1880's Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
Dark red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. First published in a small edition in 1847, this is an early, but probably an 1880's edition. Frontispiece of "the Volunteer." Includes a sketch of the life of Col. Doniphan. Scarce, desirable account. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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14 Jay, William A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Mexican War
Boston Benjamin B. Mussey & Co. 1849 Second Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark green cloth, embossed front and back. Faded on spine but gilt still readable. Light shelf wear at top and bottom of spine. Edges browned but text clear and bight. Small bookplate and signature of former owner. Small pink discoloration at top of last of the 333 pages, not affecting text. Jay's biases aegainst the war are reflected in the chapter titles, "More attempts to irritate Mexico," "Moral evils of the war," etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Johnson, Frank W. And Eugene C. Barker A History of Texas and Texans, 5 Volume Set Complete
N. Y. The American Historical Society 1916 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark green cloth binding, marbled edges and endpapers. Uniform volumes about 8 1/2 X 11 inches. Edited with additions, particularly of documents, by Eugene C. Barker, assisted by state librarian Ernest W. Winkler. This documentary history contains a wealth of information about early Texas. The final three volumes contain biographical sketches of notable, and some perhaps not so notable Texans. Very light edgewear and a couple of scratches on spines, but this is a very good set, seldom found intact. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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16 Johnson, William Weber Heroic Mexico
Doubleday and Co. New York First Edition, 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Very Good/Very Good History of the struggles and making of modern Mexico, 1910-1940. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Jones, Anson Memoranda and Official Correspondence Relating to the Republic of Texas Its History and Annexation
N. Y. Appleton 1859 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Brown cloth, faded on spine, although the impressed titles are still readable. Newer endpapers. Portrait frontispiece. Includes a brief autobiography of e author. Jones was the last president of the republic, so his account has become a collector's item, particularly in this nice condition. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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18 Lavender, David Let Me Be Free
Harper Collins 1st Ed. 1992 0060167076 / 9780060167073 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
very good/very good Chief Joseph and Nez Perce tragedy; map endpapers; notes, biblio., index, photo illustrations 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Maxey, Samuel Bell, Edited By David B. Gracy Maxey's Texas
Austin Pemberton 1965 First Cloth Very Good + Near Fine Book 
Blue cloth with lightest rub at foot of spine, otherwise fine. In light blue pictorial jacket. Maxey went into the Mexican war as a new lieutenant and emerged as provost of a large d istrict. He practiced law, but was first and foremost a Texan. His article on the need for development in the state is reprinted in this little book after the 1893 original that appeared in Harpers New Monthly Magazine. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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20 Miller, Ray Ray Miller's HOuston
Houston Cordovan Press 1982 0891230254 / 9780891230250 First Cloth Near Fine Very Good Slipcase Book Signed by Author(s)
Brown cloth cover in brown cloth publisher's slipcase, with large paper photo label on front of case. Traces the historical developemnt of Houston, and includes many photographs, both b&w and color. Unusual concept with early history printed on light brown paper. Four sections, corresponding to developmental periods in the city's history. Limited edition, number 166 of 300 copies. Signed by Ray Miller and Fred Edison 
Price: 28.00 USD
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