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201 Dobie, J. Frank John C. Duval First Man of Texas Letters
Dallas Southwest Review 1939 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good Book Tom Lea 
Two tone cloth with brown titles and design on front; gilt titles on spine. A brown mark, apparently from the bindery, runs across the lower front. The binding has some loss on the spine. The book is tight and clean, The illustrations are printed in a copper? tone. Includes poems and stories hitherto unpublished by Duval. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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202 Dobie, J. Frank My Salute to Gene Rhodes
El Paso Carl Hertzog 1947 First Edition Wraps Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Designed and printed by Carl Hertzog. Issued as a Christmas Remembrance from Bertha and Frank Dobie in 1947. Essay lauds writing of Eugend Manlove Rhodes. 12 pages in reddish-tan wraps. Nice. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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203 Dobie, J. Frank The First Cattle in Texas and the Southwest Progenitors of the Longhorns
Austin Soutwest Historical Quarterly 1939 First Thus Wraps Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Reprint from the January 1939 issue of the Historical Quarterly. Twenty-nine page article with several footnotes. Quotes "Captain Flack" on wild cow hunting in early Texas, among other descriptions of dealing with cattle on their way to being domesticated. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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204 Dobie, J. Frank Silences
Dallas Southwest Review 1932 First Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Winter 1932 editrion of the quarterly. Contains major articles by S.D. Myers, Sam Acheson and Thomas Broad and O'Neal Ford. Dobie has a laudatory aricle on "Apache" by Will Comfort, and Haley also has a book review. Nice slice of history with writers whose reputations have endured. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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205 Dobie, J. Frank Juan Oso Bear Nights in Mexico
College Station, TX Texas A & M 1983 First Thus Wraps Very Good Very Good Book 
Reprint of 1933 Christmas greeting of Dobies, with Frank's facsimile signature. First appeared in Southwest Review XIX No. 1. Issued as Keepsake of A&M Library. The first edition and this edition each issued in only 250 copies. Tall tales from ranch in northeren Mexico. Neat binding, with tan booklet cound into white wrap with bear playing accordion on front. In glassine jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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206 Dobie, J. Frank Do Rattlesnakes Swallow Their Young?
Austin Texas Folk-lore Society 1946 First Thus Printed Wraps Fine No Jacket as Issued Book 
Reprint from No. XXI of the Texas Folk-Lore Society. Gray pebbled stock cover with black printing. 24 page, well researched and documented article that illuminates teh provocative question of teh title. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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207 Dobie, J. Frank Tom Gilroy's Fiddle
Austin Dobie 1958 First Edition Wraps Fine No Jacket as Issued Book 
Christmas greeting from Bertha And Frank Dobie for 1958. Oblong booklet designed by Jo Alys Downs, in tan wraps with black printing and fiddle on front. Begins with pooem from "The Fiddler of Dooney" by Yeats. Story of Tom Gilroy in northern Mexico in 1800's and his encounter with a fiddler. In original mailing envelopw from Dobie's Austin address. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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208 Dobie, J. Frank The Mezcla Man
El Paso Hertzog 1954 First Edition Printed Wraps Fine Fine Book Cisneros 
"The cover design was made by making prints from an adobe - the native bricks of the Southwest for more than four centuries" - Hertzog. Story by Dobie sent as Christmas greeting in 1954. Neat little booklet. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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209 Dobie, J. Frank James Bowie, Big Dealer
Austin Dobie 1957 First Thus Wraps Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Christmas Greeting from the Dobies in 1957, reprinted from "The Southwestern Historical Quarterly" LX No. 3, January 1957. 6 1/2 X 9 1/2" with red wraps and Bowie knife on front. 23 pages. Dobie wrote "while wishing you all a Merry Christmas wish for Texas a nobler set of heroes." 
Price: 55.00 USD
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210 Dobie, J. Frank The Flavor of Texas
Dallas Dealey and Lowe 1936 First Cloth Very Good G+ Book Alexandre Hogue 
Cream spine with black lettering; covers have star and GTT print design. Jacket has chips and repaired tear, though front of jacket is clean and bright with very small piece missing at bottom corner. In mylar. Booklate removed from inside front cover and two small holes in front endpaper. Text clean and tight.This is one of Dobie early first editions; inside back jacket notes only four earlier books. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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211 Dobie, J. Frank Publications of The Texas Folk-Lore Society Number IV
Austin Texas Folk-lore Society 1925 First Soft cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Paper wrapers with title and contents printed on front. A small piece missing from lower front corner and small pieces missing from top and bottom of spine. Otherwise tight and intact. Edges lightly browned as expected. 133 pages. In very good shape for its age, and a true piece of Texana. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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212 Dobie, J. Frank Cow People
Boston Little, Brown and Co. 1964 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
Brown, leather-look cloth binding with gilt titles. Stories of early Texas cattlemen and their drives and ranches, and ranch cooks as well. A note on sources and index. 305pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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213 Dobie, J. Frank, Boatright, Mody and Ransom, Harry H. Mustangs and Cow Horses
Austin Texas Folk-Lore Society 1940 First Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 
Tan cloth binding with blue lettering. In white pictorial dust jacket and protective cover. Drawing by Bugbee on the endpapers. Follows the horseman and his horse from the days of teh Spanish conquest to WWII. Legends of wild horses and mustanging, as well as stories of famous horses.Illustrations, including map. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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214 Dohmen, Franz J. Translator Life and Memoirs of Emil F. Wurzbach to Which is Appended Some Papers of John Musebach.
San Antonio Yanaguana Society 1937 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark red cloth with black titles on front. No. 102 of 500 published copies. Emil came to Texas as a five year old in 1844. His memoirs are followed by translatred letters and cards to (and apparently from) John Musebach. Early history of Wurzbach as a freighter. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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215 Don Graham Texas A Literary Portrait
San Antonio Corona Publishing Company 1985 0931722403 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 
Fine hardcover with near fine dust jacket in mylar cover. Gray marbled cover with maroon cloth spine and gilt lettering in gray dust jacket. Stated publisher's inscription. Small red stain to front cover. Clean and tight. Would like to have time to read this one! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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216 Don H. Biggers From Cattle Range to Cotton Patch
Bandera, TX Frontier Times 1944 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Re-bound 1944 reprint of very rare 1904 edition. Quarter leather binding in gold-stamped brown Harmatan (UK) Nigerian goatskin with archival, acid-free ivory endpapers. Hand-bookbinding and traditional hand-marbled bouquet pattern on cover boards by Katherine Loeffler, Peregrine Arts Bookbindery, Santa Fe, 2003. Two-inch tear along bottom of original paper cover (bound in) and bottom of first page which interferes with one line of text and tears along edges of several pages which does not. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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217 Dora Dieterich Bonham Merchant to the Republic
Naylor 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 
Gray cover with red cloth binding and cover illustration by J.T. Jones. Binding slightly loose. Underlining and notes in margins of several pages, browning along edges. Dust jacket soiled with several tears, now in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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218 Dotson, Susan Merle, Compiler Who's Who of the Confederacy
San Antonio Naylor, First Edition 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Very good hardcover in good jacket. Red cover with white lettering. Yellowing to edges, some shelfwear and previous owner's label and inscription. Dust jacket lightly soiled and chipped, now in protective mylar. Ninety-two biographical sketches of confederate ancestors. Illustrations, descendants listed. Appendix includes some muster rolls. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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219 Douglas, C.L. And Miller, Francis The Life Story of W. Lee O'Daniel
Dallas Regional Press 1938 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
Green cloth with black titles. Spine a bit lighter from sunning. Authors were from Fort Worth and Houston Press es, respectively so they provide a firsthand view, and journalistic style. O"Daniel's quote about the book "I find the story very intereting and informative" is included after the contents page. Includes much on teh hillbilly music aspect of the cagovernor's campaign. Photo illustrations. Book has become scarce. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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220 Dr. Ferdinand Roemer; Oswald Mueller (translated by) Texas with Particular Reference to German Immigration and the Physical Appearance of the Country
San Antonio Standard Printing Co. 1935 Hardcover Good Book 
Good hardcover in clear glassine cover. Discoloration in gutter of front and back folds and light stain to lower half of front cover, slight smudging to pages. Maroon and black cloth cover. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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221 Duncan Emrich The Cowboy's Own Brand Book
Dover Publications, Inc. 1995 0486288064 Soft cover As New Book 
As new staplebound softcover. Clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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222 Duval, John C. The Adventures of Bigfoot Wallace, the Texas Raner and Hunter
Austin Steck 1947 First Thus Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
Brown cloth binding with gilt titles and designs on spine. A facsimile reproduction of the 1871 original. Bigfoot's tales are told in the vernacular of the earlier time. Includes an account of the Mier Expedition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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223 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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224 E. Bagby Atwood The Regional Vocabulary of Texas
Austin University of Texas 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book Inscribed by Author(s)
First edition 1962 hardcover with author's inscription and signature. Generally very good condition, with light rubs at corners. Red cloth with silver lettering. Small ink stain on first page. Dust jacket is slightly worn with clipped corner, now in protective cover. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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225 E.L. Yeats Lights and Shadows in the Itinerant Ministry
Snyder, TX Feather Press 1972 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 
Fine hardcover without dust jacket. Black leatherlook cover with bright gilt titles and decoration. Faint, small white scuff mark on spine--otherwise immaculate. Autobiography of a minister that traveled among churches in West Texas for over a half-century. Facsimiles of paintings by Mrs. Yeats are tipped in. 144 pages. Methodist Church history in small towns shown through this account. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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226 Edna Hoffman Evans Written with Fire The Story of Cattle Brands
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1963 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 
Near fine second printing hardcover with very good priceclipped dust jacket in mylar cover. Dark yellow cover with red lettering, orange and dark yellow jacket with black titles and cow illustration. Clean, tight and unmarked. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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227 Edward Larocque Tinker New Yorker Unlimited
University of Texas; Encino Press 1970 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Book 
First edition hardcover, designed by William D. Wittliff and jointly published by UT with Encino Press. Decorative boards with red cloth spine and cream-colored pastedown plate for titles. Attractive red endpapers match red pages in center of book that mark off ample section for photographs. In fine condition. Clean and bright. Protected by chipped mylar jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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228 Edward Larocque Tinker The Horsemen of the Americas
Encino Press 1968 Hardcover Very Good Book 
An exhibition from the Hall of the Horsemen of the Americas, The Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas, at the Witte Museum, San Antonio April-October 1968. One of only 175 copies in limited presentation edition. Inscribed by designer Bill Wittliff in back. Illustrated peach-colored boards and papers with rust-colored type and leather spine. Book itself in very good to near fine condition, save some minor wear to edges of spine. Comes with mylar jacket, which is torn in places but still serves it's function of protecting this attractive edition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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229 Edwards, Harry Stillwell Eneas Africanus Illustrated
Macon, GA Macon, GA: J.W. Burke, 1920 1920 1920 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 1920. Dark red Leatherlike cover, with gilt titles and design to front board. 47 pp. plus map and several illustrations. A very nice copy of this early twentieth century tale. A companion to our item 000363. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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230 Edwards, Harry Stillwell Eneas Africanus
Macon, GA Macon, GA: J.W. Burke, 1920 1920 1920 Hardback Near Fine No Jacket, as Issued. Book 5 X 7" 
Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 1920. 5 X 7". Hardcover in leatherlike green binding with gilt title and design to front board. Slim volume of 47 pages plus one page of adverts. Portrait? frontispiece. Light foxing to title page. There have been many issues of this little book, but this is one of the nicest, and certainly an early one. See also our 000364 for the Illustrated edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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231 Edwards, John N. Shelby's Expedition to Mexico, an Unwritten Leaf of The War
Austin Steck 1964 First Thus Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Slipcase Book 
Back cloth binding with elaborate gilt titles on front. In black publisher's slipcase. A facsimile printing of teh 1872 original. A dramatic story of Missouri and TExas men who tried to escape defeat by going into Mexico after the confewderacy surrenered. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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232 Edwards, Mary Roxie In Daddy Jesse's Kingdom
Macon, GA J.W. Burke 1946 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
Blue cloth binding with black titles and design on front. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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233 Eggenhofer, Nick Wagons, Mules and Men How the Frontier Moved West
N. Y. Hastings House 1961 First Cloth Very Good Very Good Book Author 
Brown cloth binding in predominately brown pictorial jacket. In mylar. Pictorial endpapers. Signed by Eggenhofer. Author's illlustrations include parts of various wagons and coaches, as well as equipment for horses, mules and oxen. Of historical and reference value. 
Price: 235.00 USD
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234 Elizabeth B. Custer Boots and Saddles
Harper & Brothers 1885 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Full title: Boots and Saddles, or A Life In Dakota with General Custer. First edition, second state. 1885. Very good condition, no markings. Brown cloth cover with bright gilt lettering and illustration. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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235 Elizabeth B. Custer Tenting on the Plains of General Custer in Kansas and Texas
Charles L. Webster & Co. 1887 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Near fine first edition hardcover rebound in sturdy leather with original gilt titles inserted on spine. Marbled pages on side and bottom edge. Previous owner's signature dated 1888 inside. Tight, clean copy. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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236 Elmer Kelton Texas Cattle Barons: Their Families, Land and Legacy
Berkeley Ten Speed Press 1999 1580081002 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
First edition in near fine condition, signed by Elmer Kelton. Essays by Kelton, foreword by Tommy Lee Jones and photography by Kathleen Jo Ryan. Brown pictorial boards and color photo jacket with blue and red lettering, in protective mylar cover. Full page color photographs throughout. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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237 Emmett, Chris Shanghai Pierce, A Fair Likeness
Norman Oklahoma 1953 F Cloth Very Good Very Good Book Eggenhofer 
Brown cloth binding with title block on spine. Pictorial dust jacket with Eggenhofer drawing. Pierce was a flamboyant character, with a booming voice and a desire to grow ever biggger as a cattleman. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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238 Ernest Wallace The Museum Journal Vol. IX
Lubbock West Texas Museum Association 1967 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Ranald S. Mackenzie's Official Correspondence Relating to Texas, 1871-1873. Edited by Ernest Wallace. Near fine softcover with minor wear to cover. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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239 Ernest Wallace The Howling of the Coyotes
College Station Texas A&M University Press 1979 0890960836 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 
Fine first edition hardcover with near fine dust jacket in mylar cover. Brown cloth cover with gilt titles on spine. Black titles against cream colored background on brown and cream jacket. Dust jacket has one small scuff mark on back and very light fading to spine, else fine. Crisp and clean copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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240 Ethel Jeanette Mauldin Signal
Naylor 1941 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Very good first edition hardcover without dust jacket. Signed by author. Maroon cover with gilt lettering, which is a bit faded on spine. Bumped corners and slight yellowing, else fine. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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241 Eugene C. Barker Mexico and Texas 1821-1835
Dallas P.L. Turner Company 1928 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Dark red cloth hardcover with bright gilt lettering. Purple and green dust jacket with browning to spine and edges. Dust jacket significantly chipped and edgeworn, now in protective mylar cover. Clean text, tight binding and minimal shelf wear. Light fading to bottom edge of spine and some light brown spotting to top edge of pages, else fine. Four "Research Lectures" delivered at the University of Texas and the fifth a paper read at the American Historical Association. Barker gives a more balanced view of the causes of the Texas revolution than did those who wrote before him. No. 8 of Basic Texas Books. 
Price: 330.00 USD
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242 Eugene H. Price Open Range Ranching on the South Plains in the 1890's
Clarendon Press 1967 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Near fine hardcover without dust jacket. One of 750 in from Clarendon Press. Map in pocket inside back cover. Green cloth cover with slightly faded gold titles and mustard yellow endpapers. Clean pages, tight binding. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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243 Evan Haywood Antone (editor) A Tribute to Carl Hertzog
El Paso University of Texas 1983 Soft cover Fine Book 
One of 945 copies printed. Slim softcover in fine condition. Green with black lettering and silver design on cover. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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244 Evans, Max Super Bull and Other True Escapades
Albuquerque New Mexico 1986 0826308384 First Cloth Fine Fine Book 
Mustard cloth binding, in tan and red dust jacket. Introduction by Charles Champlin. A sampler of thirteen essays and stories by one of the and movie producers West's best storytellers! Evans has known, ridden and drank with working cowboys and movie producers and provides a uniqu take on them 
Price: 15.00 USD
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245 Evans, Max and Candy Moulton, Editors Hot Biscuits : Eighteen Stories by Women and Men in the Ranching West
Albuquerque Uniersity of New Mexico Press 2002 082632889X First Cloth Fine Fine Book 
Light blue cloth binding in colorful dust jacket. Called a new medium by reviewers, thsi is a departure from "westerns" and accounts of the earlier west. Contemporary and engaging stories. And Max Evans is always worth a read./ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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246 Evans, Max, Illustrated by Hugh Cabot III The Mountain of Gold
Albuquerque: New Mexico Univ. Press, 1983 1983 0826306969 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book Hugh Cabot III 
Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, as Issued. Reprint of I965 First Edition. Short novel of a man's battle with a mountain, that is an allegory of loss of vision in pursuit of a goal. Intro by JohnSinor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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247 Falconer, Thomas, Translator of La Salle On the Discovery of the Mississippi, and on the South-Western, Oregon, and North-Western Boundary of the United States, with a Translation from the Original Ms. of Memoirs, Etc. Relating to the Discovery of the Mississippi, by Robert Cavelier De La Salle
Shoal Creek Publishers 1975 0883190206 Hardcover Fine Book 
Slick hardcover replica of original 1844 volume. Dark red with gilt titles to spine, over marbeled look sides with red corners, covered with a clear laminate. Attractive volume with folding map. Facsimile printing of Falconer's work 
Price: 25.00 USD
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248 Fanny Bandelier (translated by) The Narrative of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
Barre, MA The Imprint Society 1972 0876360304 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Book Michael McCurdy 
Fine/as new hardcover in good slip case. Limited edition (copy no. 1874) with original wood engravings printed from the block. Illustrated mustard yellow boards with red leather spine and gilt lettering in illustrated cream-colored slipcase with black and red titles and printed engravings. Some wear and smudging to slipcase. Book itself like new, with crisp clean interior and tight binding. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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249 Farmer, David Stanley Marcus A Life With Books
Dallas Still Point Press 1993 First Cloth Near Fine No Jacket as Issued Book 
Black cloth cover with elaborate SM intertwined design on front and gilt titles on spine. Farmer describes Stanley's book scouting as a young man and his passion throughout life. Marcus' connections with Carl Hertzog, Dobie and teh Book Club of Texas, his miniature book production and continuing collections are detailed. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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250 Faye Campbell Griffis The Nine Lives of Deaf Smith
Dallas Banks Upshaw & Company 1958 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book James T. Jones 
Very good hardcover in very good- dust jacket. Jacket is slightly edgeworn and scuffed, with a tape mark on back; protected by mylar cover. Terracotta cover with black lettering and illustration. Illustrated brown and yellow dust jacket. Clean, solid co"Deaf"smith py. Who knew Deaf Smith would become a lasting hero? 
Price: 50.00 USD
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251 Fehrenbach, T.R. Texas: A Salute from Above
U.S.A. Portland 1988 0517664690 1990 Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Book 10 1/2 X 14" 
Cream cloth binding with red titles on spine. Colorful dust jacket. This is a big book of photographs, taken from the air, depicting all parts of Texas, from North to South. The land, fields, pastures, mountains and streams, in big double page spreads, as well as high level photos of cities and towns make this a signature volume for Texas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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252 Field, Dr. JosephE. Three Years in Texas Including a View of the Texas Revolution and an Account of the Principal Battles
Austin Steck 1935 First Thus Cloth Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark red cloth binding. Slim volume is a reprint of the 1836 original. Dr. Field was one of the few survivors of Fannin's command. His book was an early reporting of activities in the Revolution. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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253 Fierman, Floyd S. The Schwartz Family of El Paso The Story of a Pioneer Jewish Family in the Southwest
El Paso Texas Westerm Press 1989 First Leatherlike Fine Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Brown pebbled leather or leatherlike binding with printed glassine jacket. One of 150 in this hardcover binding. No. 61 of the Southwestern Studies Monograph Series. The author Fierman had been the spiritual leader ofTemple Mt. Sinai for over thirty years. The business developments of eh Schwartz family in both Juarez and El Paso are discussed. Extensive referencesappendices and many photo illustrations. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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254 Finlay, Ross Journey Through Scotland
New York, New York, U.S.A. Smithmark Pub 1986 0831752629 Paper Over Boards Very Good Very Good Book 
Blue, slick paper over boards with lake and montain scene on front; scene repeated on nice dustjacket. Handsome photographs and brief sketches of places of interest by region. Maps of the several regions. The country and its heritage in attractive format. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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255 Fitzhugh, Bessie Lee Bells Over Texas
El Paso Texas Westerm Press 1955 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Book Cisneros 
Gold cloth with bell design on front. Jacket has bells and flag design by Jose Cisneros. The book is inscribed by Carl Hertzog to his long time assistant Pearl Scott. Stories and pictures of famous bells, their uses and origins. Also note on colophon page by Hertzog, in his handwriting. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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256 Florence, Will P. Hopeful Visions on Higher Ground
Slaton, TX Self-Published 1936 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Good + Book Signed by Author(s)
"A nester and cotton-grower on the South Plains portrays in personal experiences Story the Cowboy-Nester Land Wars and Conquests of the Llano Estacado and Northwest Texas from Cow-land to Cotton-and Grain-land." Claims, modestly, to be touchingly human, humoursly entertaining, thought inspiring and worthwhile history. All in 92 pages. Photo illustrations. It is a rare piece of Texana, and an example of activities undertaken for the Centennial of the Republic. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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257 Floyd B. Streeter Prairie Trails & Cow Towns
Devin Adair Co. 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Very good hardcover with very good dust jacket in mylar cover. Printer error on pgs. 143-44. Teal cloth cover with black spine and copper lettering. Orange and black jacket, slightly faded on spine. Clean text, minimal wear. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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258 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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259 Fogarty, Jonathan Titulescu ((James T. Farrell) Texas By the Potomac
Dallas Dallas: The Times Herald, 1950 1950 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good None as Issued Book 
Original Wraps. Very Good/None as Issued. First Edition. Introduction by Kenneth Rockwell, book editor of teh Herald. A tongue in cheek letter from James T. Farrell writing as Fogarty. Fine press booklet printed by Toepperwein of Boerne, TExas. An ephemera piece seldom found in this conditon. Glassine inner cover. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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260 Foster, William C., Editor The La Salle Expedition to Texas, The Journal of Henri Joutel 1684-1687
Austin Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1998 1998 0876111657 First Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 
Hard Cover. As New/As New. First Edition. Account of Joutel's journey, newly edited, with detailed maps and the first published English translation of the testimony of Pierre Meunier, one of teh few survivors of La Salle's ill fated exploration of Texas. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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261 Fox, H.B. The 2000-Mile Turtle and Other Episodes from Editor Harold Smith's Private Journal
Austin Madrona Press 1975 0890520143 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Book 
Absolutely pristine copy, in like dustwrapper covered with an apparently original clean paper cover. Signed by the author. Columns and exerpts from his stories. He wrote for Colliers and was syndicated in many weeklys. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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262 Francisco Becerra A Mexican Sergeant's Recollections of the Alamo & San Jacinto
Austin Jerkins Publishing Company 1980 Hardcover As New As New Book 
As new hardcover with price-clipped jacket in protective mylar cover. Crisp, clean pages, tight binding, minimal shelfwear. Important perspective from a Mexican soldier. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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263 Frank M. King Mavericks
Pasadena Trail's End Publishing Co. 1947 Hardcover Very Good Good Book Charles M. Russell Signed by Author(s)
Deluxe limited edition 1947 hardcover, copy number 296 of 350 signed by author. Burgundy leatherlook cover with olive lettering and illustrated red dust jacket. Book is in very good condition. Dust jacket is good condition, chips at bottom edge and bottom of spine; now in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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264 Frank X. Tolbert The Day of San Jacinto
Jenkins Publishing Company 1969 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 
Near fine hardcover with very good jacket. Dark navy blue cloth cover with black lettering, light blue-grey pictorial jacket with red titles. Jacket is price-clipped with some scuffing and sticker remainder on front inside flap, now in protective mylar cover. Book is clean and tight. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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265 Fray Juan Agustin Morfi; Carlos Eduardo Castaneda (translated by); George P. Hammond (editor) History of Texas 1673-1779,
Albuquerque Quivira Society 1935 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Quivira Society Publications Volume IV (Pt. I & II) in two separate volumes. Copy numbers 368 and 344 of 500 copies in edition. Brown boards with gilt Quivira Society emblem on front cover, cream colored spine with bright gilt lettering. Brown endpapers, fine paper, some pages uncut. Don Quixote bookplate in vol. II. Fine condition except for slight bumps or shelfwear. In protective glassine jackets. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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266 Fred Gipson The Cow Killers
Austin University of Texas 1956 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book Bill Leftwich Signed by Illustrator(s)
Very good first edition hardcover with good dust jacket. Personal inscription (including small cartoon) from illustrator Bill Leftwich. Orange cloth cover with rust colored illustration and spine; gilt titles. Black and cream illustrated dust jacket. Previous owner's inscription in ink taking up most of front endpaper. Dust jacket is price-clipped, creased and significantly worn, now in protective mylar cover. Clean text and tight binding. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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267 Frederic Leclerc Texas and its Revolution
The Anson Jones Press 1950 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Very good 1950 hardcover, first English edition (translated by James L. Shepherd no. 46 of 500 copies. Includes fold-out map in back. Blue cloth cover with gilt lettering, in unusual hard over-cover with illustration of Texas map and blue lettering. Some writing in pencil on back endpapers and scratches to cover, light smudges and crease to map in back. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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268 Frederick Merk Slavery and the Annexation of Texas
Knopf 0394481046 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 
Near fine first edition hardcover with very good dust jacket. Green cloth cover with gilt spine in green and black dust jacket. Dust jacket slightly edgeworn, now in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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269 Fugate, Francis L. Arbuckles: The Coffee That Won the West
El Paso, Texas, U.S.A. Texas Western Press 1994 0874042305 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Very Good Book 
Story of the "Cowboys' Coffee" that became famous for its advertising as well as its taste. Arbuckles included sweets, at times, to induce buyers, and included booklets that helped to provide reading and classical literature to the old west. The wooden boxes in which Arbuckles was packed are highly prized by chuckwagon cooks for the authentic air they give to a campsite. Well researched and readable, the reproductions of the advertisements are worth the price of teh book. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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270 Gard, Wayne Sam Bass
Boston Houghton - Mifflin 1936 First Cloth Very Good Very Good - Book 
Tan cloth with red design on front and red titles onspine. In Blue and red dust jacket. Jacket shows edgewear, but is in mylar protector. Book has only slight bottom edge shelfwear. This edition is listed as Basic Texas Book no. 71 and as no. 803 in Six-Guns. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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271 Gary Cartwright The Hundred Yard War
Doubleday and Co. New York 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Very good first edition hardcover in very good dust jacket with mylar cover. Blue cloth cover with gold lettering. Edgewear to dust jacket; previous owner's writing inside front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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272 Geiser, Samuel Wood Naturalists of the Frontier
Dallas Dallas: Southern Methodist Univesity, 1948 1948 Second, revised and Enlarged Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Second, revised and Enlarged. Black cloth with gilt titles. pictorial endpapers. Chapters on Audubon, Berlandier, Lincecum, Roemer, Wright and others. List of naturalits and collectors i Texas 1820-1880. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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273 General Miguel A. Sanchez Lamego The Siege & Taking of the Alamo
Santa Fe The Blue Feathers Press 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Limited first edition (no. 617 of 1500 copies). Red cloth front cover, green back cover with cream colored leather spine and gilt lettering; olive green dust jacket with black titles. Very good condition with very good dust jacket in mylar cover. Some sunning to dust jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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274 General Vicente Filisola Evacuation of Texas
Waco Texian Press 1965 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 
Fine limited edition facsimile of original 1837 edition with introduction by James M. Day. Blue cloth with gilt lettering; light teal dust jacket in mylar cover. Both book and jacket in excellent condition except for light scuffing to jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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275 George Lockhart Rives The United States and Mexico
Kraus Reprint Co. 1969 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Vol. I & 2. 1969 reprint of 1913 edition. A history of United States & Mexico relations 1821-1848. Navy cloth covers with gilt lettering. Near fine except for bumped corner on volume 2. No dust jackets. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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276 Gillett, Jam,es B. Six Years with the Texas Rangers
Austin Von Boeckmann-Jones 1921 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark green cloth binding with bright gilt titles on front and spine. Clean, no interior marks, portrait frontispiece with protector intact; end plates also have tissue guards. Cloth cover has slight wrinkle on mid front and small spot on top edge. Book in glassine protector. This first edition is some four years earlier thatn the Yale version. Jenkins, BTB No. 76, calls it "one of the finest pesonal memoirs of Texas Ranger Service." Front title panel includes: Ex-Sergeant Co. "A", Frontier Battalion. Deserves a place in any Texana collection. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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277 Goddard, Ruth and Dobie, J. Frank Ralph Ogden, The Seven Mustangs
Austin Jenkins 1969 First Cloth Near Fine Very Good Book 
Grey cloth binding with light blue endpapers and white dustjacket with blue-grey lettering. Attractive small book with essay by Ruth Goddard and the dedication given by Dobie at the unveiling of the monument at the front of the University of Texas. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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278 Gosse, Edmund Father and Son
William Heinemann Ltd. London 1935 (new leather bound edition) Hardcover Good Plus Book 
Good + Tan leather with Black and red title and author blodks on spine with gilt printing. Clash of two temperaments. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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279 Gottshall, David OS Ranch Tenth Annual Steer Roping and Art Exhibit 1980
Post, Tx OS Ranch Committee 1980 First Edition Soft cover Fine No Jacket as Issued Book Various Illustrators 
Colorful exhibit catalog, featuring OS story "The Caprock Country" by Elmer Kelton, and gun story by Byron Price. Many photos of art works and cowboiys that participated over the years of the event. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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280 Goyen, William The House of Breath
Random House, New York First Printing, 1950 F Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Very Good with chipped jacket First novel, its prose fired with poetry. Among Greene's 50 Best books on Texas. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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281 Graber, H. W. A Terry Texas Ranger
Austin State House Press 1987 First Thus Leatehr and Cloth Fine As New (slipcase) Book 
Dark green leather over cream cloth binding. Gilt titles and star design on spine. This is number 49 of the limited edition of 50 copies. Introduction by Tho9mas Cutrer noted that "this rare and valuable history has long deserved a broader audience." 
Price: 175.00 USD
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282 Graham, Don (Introduction) Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. W W Norton & Co Inc 2003 0393050432 First Cloth and Boards Very Good Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Green cloth over orange boards. Colorful dust jacket. A collection of Texas writings "from teh Red River to the Rio Grande." Foreword by Larry McMurtry. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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283 Grant Foreman Adventure on Red River
Norman University of Oklahoma 1937 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 
Green cloth hardcover with paper label on spine and black lettering. First edition in very good condition, with intact fold out map and fine paper. Dust jacket torn and clipped with text intact, in protective glassine cover. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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284 Green, Ben K. A Thousand Miles of Mustangin'
Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.A. Northland Pub 1979 0873580982 Second Printing Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Book Joe Beeler Signed by Author(s)
This is a Special Gift Edition, limited to 135 copies, for members of Roundup Riders of the Rockies, signed by Green on a sheet that is tipped in after the front fee endpaper. This is number 17. Clean, bright jacket and book, with inimitable Green story. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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285 Green, Ben K. Back to Back
Austin Encino Press 1970 First Edition Boards Fine Slipcase Book Signed by Author(s)
Dark red cover with portrait of Green on front. In matching red slipcase with titles and brand on front. Includes "Texas Cowhorses and the Vermont Maid" and "Mr. Undertaker and the Cleveland Bay Horse." Number 798 of 850 copies. Gift and collector quality volume. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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286 Green, Ben K. Some More Horse Tradin'
N. Y. Knopf 1972 First Clear Plastic Fine Fine Book Joe Beeler Signed by Author(s)
Green cloth with tan and blacak dust jacket. Both in fine condition and signed by Green. Acounts, perhaps stretched, about some of "Doc" Green's escapades, trading horses, outwitting the authorities, etc. As nice a copy as you will find. 25 pages, including 16 line drawings by Beeler. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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287 Green, Ben K. Horse Tradin'
N. Y. Knopf 1968 Later Printing Cloth Very Good Very Good Book Bjorklund Inscribed and Signed
Black cloth with white spine and gilt lettering. Fourth printing. Jacket bright and clean, with small tear with loss at top back corner, not affecting photo. Inscribed and signed by Green; former owner's name on bottom edge. Twenty "authentic" tales of Green's experiences with horse trading as it existed in earlier days in the West. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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288 Green, Bill The Dancing Was Lively Fort Concho Texas: a Social History, 1867 to 1882
San Angelo Privatley Printed 1974 First Cloth Near Fine Very Good Book 
Light brown cloth binding in tan dust jacket with photo of fort building on front. Ft. Concho was tehe center of a line of defense against Indian attacks in Texas, mostly during the 1870's. By the foremost authority on teh fort and its life and times. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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289 Green, F.E. Editor The Museum Journal Vol. XI 1969
Lubbock West Texas Museum Association 1969 First Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket as Issued Book 
The National Trail Issue and teh decline of Cattle Trailing by Jummy Skaggs, andGreen and Gracy as well on Immigrants and Land colonization of the Panhandle of Texas 
Price: 10.00 USD
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290 Greene, A. C. A Personal Country
College Station, TX, U.S.A. College Station, TX, U.S.A.: Texas A & M University Press, 1986 1986 0890960771 Revised, First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Signed AND INSCRIBED
Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Revised, First Thus. Signed AND INSCRIBED. Inscribed to Greene's old school, but no evidence of this being ex-library. Mybe Fair Park already had a copy. Foreword by Larry L. King. ONe of "Fifty Best." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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291 Greene, A.C, The Last Captive
Austin Encino Press 1972 First Cloth Near Fine Very Good Book 
Dark brown cloth binding. Tan dust jacket with photo of Lehmann on front. Colophon gives details regarding presswork, etc. The story of Hermann Lehmann who was captured by Indians in 1870, later returned to his family, but remained conflicted throughout his life. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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292 Gregg J. Dimmick and John R. Wheat General Vicente Filisola's Analysis of Jose Urrea's Military Diary: A Forgotten 1838 Publication by an Eyewitness to the Texas Revolution
Austin Texas State Historical Association 2007 0876112246 Hardcover As New As New Book 
As new hardcover with like dust jacket in mylar cover. Crisp and clean. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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293 Gregory, Jack and Rennard Strickland, Editors Hell on the Boder He Hanged Eighty-Eight Men
Muskogee Indian Heritage Association 1971 Indian Heritage Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark green paper stock cover with noose design on front, short opening at lowere edge of spine. Book is slightly cocked, but otherwise in nice condition, and clean without marks. This edition is apparently a rearrangement of stories and omitting duplication in the older original vesion. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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294 Griffin, John Howard Land of the High Sky
Midland, TX First National Bank of Midland 1959 First Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 
Gray cloth with Silver lettering. Lighrt blue dust jacket. Capsule history of teh background of the Midland, Texas aea and vignettes from various periods. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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295 Grisso, W.D. Dick From Where The Sun Now Stands
Santa Fe Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1963 1963 First General (trade), Limited Cloth As New As New Book 8 1/2 x 11" 
Cloth. As New/As New. First General (trade), Limited. 8 1/2 x 11". Addresses by a posse of western speakers. A stagecoach (Rittenhouse) First General Edition, limited to 650 copies. Jose Cisneros frontispiece illustration, replicated on jacket. After ninety-nine copy deluxe edition. Addresses range from native chiefs to judges and historians, and even old anonymous. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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296 H. Gordon Frost The Gentlemen's Club The Story of Prostitution in El Paso
El Paso Mangan Books 1983 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Inscribed by Author(s)
Near fine first edition hardcover with author's inscription. Purple cloth cover with gilt lettering and cream colored spine with purple lettering; matching cream and purple pictorial jacket and endpapers. Light shelfwear, else fine. Dust jacket shows slightly creasing along top edge of spine; now in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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297 H.H. Halsell Ranger
Santa Fe The Seton Village Press 1942 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Good hardcover without dust jacket, signed by author with photograph of author pasted onto first page. Previous owner's stamps and plates, some edgewear. Cover loose but binding seems sound. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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298 Haecker, Charles M.; Mauck, Jeffrey G. On the Prairie of Palo Alto: Historical Archaeology of the U.S.-Mexican War Battlefield
College Station, Texas, U.S.A. Texas A & M Univ Press 1997 089096758X First Cloth As New As New Book Approx. 7 X 10" 
Black cloth binding with rust titles and endpapers. Pictorial jacket, with scene repeated on title page. 227 pp including index. No. 55 of Texas A&M University's Military History Series. Apparently unread and in as new condition in like jacket. Interesting interdisciplinary approach, combining work of a historian and a historical archaelogist. Many maps and drawings. Photo illustrations of artifacts. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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299 Hagan, William T. Charles Goodnight: Father of the Texas Panhandle
Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 2007 0806138270 First Thus Hardcover As New As New Book 
As new hardcover with like dust jacket in mylar cover. Textured ivory cover with cream cloth spine and gilt lettering. Pristine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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300 Hail, Marshall, Illustrated by Tom Lea Knight in the Sun
Boston Boston: Little, Brown and Co. 1962 1962 First Edition Cloth Very Good + Very Good Book Tom Lea Signed by Author(s)
Very Good +/Very Good. First Edition. Signed by Author. Red cloth with impressed gilt bull and matador on front. Yellow, red and black jacket features a drawing by Tom Lea. Even fading to spine. The first Yankee Matador, Lee lead an intersting, not to mention dangerous, life. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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