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CATALOG #276: February, 2017
New, used and rare 
1) Adams, Andy THE LOG OF A COWBOY: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days 1931, reprint of the 1903 edition, Boston. Adams, SIX-GUNS: “...it has become a classic as a picture of trail driving, and no bibliography on cattle would be complete without it.”  387pp. HB green cloth w/gold lettering at spine…..28.00 SOLD

2) Adams, Ramon F. THE COWBOY & HIS HUMOR 1968, 1st  limited edition of 850 copies, Encino Press, Austin. A treatise on the cowboy’s quick wit, and love of humor and rough pranks. 71pp.  HB w/decorated cover, numbered and SIGNED......75.00 SOLD

3) Adams, Ramon THE OLD-TIME COWHAND 1961, 1st trade edition, NY. Illustrated by Nick Eggenhofer.  A collection of the author’s entertaining yarns that depict the real-life activities of the old-time cowboys. 354pp w/ill.  HB/DJ, SIGNED…65.00 SOLD

4) Allhands, J. L. BOLL WEEVIL: Recollections of the Trinity & Brazos Valley Railway 1946, 1st edition, The Anson Jones Press, Houston. This story of the Trinity & Brazos Valley Railroad, affectionately known as the “Boll Weevil,” traces its history from the early trail-blazing and road-bed building days to the days of the sumptuous Burlington-Rock Island Streamliners.” Includes history and folklore of communities and place names. 279pp w/individually paginated appendices, illustrations, maps, errata, sources, index. HB tan cloth w/ decorated cover…..135.00 SOLD

5) Andrews, Jean SEA SHELLS OF THE TEXAS COAST 1971, 1st edition, UT Press, Austin. A detailed guide to sea shells found along Texas beaches. 298pp w/maps, photos, illus, index. Folio HB/DJ (dust jacket scuffed, now in protective cover)..45.00

6) [ARCHEOLOGY]  PICTURE-WRITING OF TEXAS INDIANS  by A.T. Jackson. 1938, 1st edition, University of Texas Publication #3809, Austin. A county by county survey of ancient Indian rock art giving a thorough analysis and classification of design elements and their geographic distribution. 490pp w/hundreds of maps and photos; biblio; index. Softcover, a very fine copy with smattering of foxing along the spine side of the front cover, now in Bro-Dart Plasti-Kleer protective cover, scarce…..185.00

7) [ARCHEOLOGY] ) Suhm, Dee Ann & Edward B. Jelks [editors] HANDBOOK OF TEXAS ARCHEOLOGY: Type Descriptions compiled and edited by Dee Ann Suhm & Edward B. Jelks. 1962, 1st edition, Austin. “A cumulative compendium of type descriptions published jointly by The Texas Archeological Society and The Texas Memorial Museum.”  299pp w/illustrations, references. Spiral notebook w/plastic cover over decorated boards, very scarce…....200.00 SOLD

8) [ARCHEOLOGY]  THE WHITE SHAMAN MURAL: An Enduring Creation Narrative in the Rock Art of the Lower Pecos  by Carolyn Boyd [with contributions by Kim Cox] 2016, 1st edition, Austin. A masterpiece of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands is the White Shaman mural, an intricate 26’ by 13’ painting on the wall of a shallow cave overlooking the Pecos River. In this book Boyd “takes us on a journey of discovery as she builds a convincing case that the mural tells a story of the birth of the sun and the beginning of time—making it possibly the oldest pictorial creation narrative in North America.” Folio HB/DJ, as new……………65.00

9) Bancroft, Huber Howe HISTORY OF THE NORTH MEXICAN STATES AND TEXAS, 1531-1800 1884/1889, 1st edition, San Francisco. TWO VOLUMES. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “A century after it was written, this remains one of the best single histories of Texas…Most of the first volume is devoted to the Spanish Southwest in general, with emphasis on Texas. The list of ‘Authorities quoted’ contains over 1200 printed works, not including manuscripts. The second volume covers the history of Texas in the 19th century up to 1889, with additional chapters on education, industry, commerce and railroads.” A resourceful tool for a Texana library.  Two volumes 751/814pp w/maps, notes, both volumes HB bound in leather spines and corners over marbled cloth, intact hinges, very good to near fine condition! ………this handsome set = 375.00 SOLD

10) Barker, S. Omar SONGS OF THE SADDLEMEN 1954, 1st edition, Sage Books, Denver.  Foreword by Fred Gipson; drawings by H. D. Bugbee. A collection of Barker’s best “buckaroo ballads” that portray the spirit of cowboy life on the range. 112pp w/illus. HB/DJ, very good copy - scarce………75.00 SOLD

11) Baylor, George Wythe INTO THE FAR, WILD COUNTRY: True Tales of the Old Southwest 1996, 1st edition, El Paso. Edited and with an introduction by Jerry D. Thompson. The stories included here were published in the El Paso Daily Herald from 1899 to 1906. The stories cover accounts of the Civil War in El Paso and the Mesilla Valley, fights with Comanches in North Texas and with Victorio’s Apaches in the mountains of Chihuahua, and more. 442pp w/maps, illus, notes, bibliography.  HB/DJ….40.00 SOLD

12) Bergin, Dr. Billy  LOYAL TO THE LAND: The Legendary Parker Ranch, 750-1950 2004, 1st edition, Honolulu. A history of the largest U.S. ranch still in operation, with biographical data of its five foundation families. 363pp w/over 250 historical photographs, map. Index. Oversize hardback with dust jacket, fine copy……30.00

13) Brennan, Howard L. [with J. Edward Cherryholmes] EYEWITNESS TO HISTORY: The Kennedy Assassination As Seen By Howard Brennan  1987, 1st edition, Waco. Brennan tells of being at Dealey Plaza and actually seeing Lee Harvey Oswald fire the shots that killed Kennedy on that fateful day in November, 1963. 128pp w/photos, appendices. HB/DJ, as new….29.95

14) Brown, Dee & Martin F. Schmitt TRAIL DRIVING DAYS 1952, 1st edition, NY. Tells of the golden days of the cattle drives with hundreds of period photos. A lot on various ranches, cattlemen, outlaws and lawmen, and other characters of the old west. 264pp w/bibliography. Folio HB/DJ (dust jacket edgeworn and a couple of scuffmarks, now in protective cover)…….65.00

15) Burkhalter, Lois Wood GIDEON LINCECUM 1793-1874: A Biography 1965, 1st edition, Austin. Biography of a renowned 19th-century naturalist, physician, musician, and translator of Native American dialects. 362pp w/illustrations, genealogical tables, appendices, bibliography, index.  HB/DJ….30.00 SOLD

16) Burroughs, Jean M. [editor] ON THE TRAIL: The Life and Tales of “Lead Steer” Potter 1980, 1st edition, Santa Fe. The editor gives a biography of  Col. Jack Potter, and follows that with many original stories by the Colonel telling of the humor and horseplay on trail drives and the cattle range in eastern New Mexico--Billy the Kid, Indian scares, and more. 148pp w/photos, bibliography, notes. HB/DJ, fine copy……….40.00 SOLD

17) [CALLAHAN COUNTY, TEXAS] I REMEMBER CALLAHAN: History of Callahan County, Texas 1986, 1st edition, Dallas.  475pp with many photos; historical articles; church and community histories; family histories; extensive index. Folio HB with pictorial cover….125.00

18) Carter, Forrest  GONE TO TEXAS 1973, 1st edition, Delacorte Press. Carter’s novel that was made into the movie The Outlaw Josie Wales. 206pp.  HB/DJ scarce……..110.00 SOLD

19) Cavazos, Bobby THE COWBOY FROM THE WILD HORSE DESERT  2000, 1st edition, np.  A novel set on the King Ranch in South Texas.  271pp w/illustrations, glossary. Softcover, inscribed/SIGNED…..25.00 SOLD

20) Chrisman, Harry E. THE LADDER OF RIVERS: The Story of I.P (Print) Olive  1962, 1st edition, Denver.  This book gives a comprehensive story of the range cattle industry with Olive as its central figure. Adams, SIX-GUNS: “A well-written biography of one of the cattle land’s unique characters, revealing many things heretofore unrecorded.”  426pp w/many photos, appendix with brands of the era, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, near fine copy……90.00SOLD

21) Clarke, Mary Whatley A CENTURY OF COW BUSINESS: The First 100 Years of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association 1976, 1st edition, Ft. Worth. “Faithfully details the happenings, some comical, some tragic, that went into forming the character of the Association during its first one hundred years.”  287pp w/photos, index.  HB/DJ….65.00

22) Clayton, Lawrence RANCH RODEOS IN WEST TEXASAbileneAlbany, Anson, and Breckenridge with a Play Day Benefit in Albany 1988, 1st edition, Abilene. Photography by Lawrence, Sonja and Lea Clayton. Photos and text centered around events at the ranch rodeos mentioned in the title. 77pp.  HB, one of a few bound in ¼ leather and marbled cloth ….45.00 SOLD

23) Coe, Wilbur RANCH ON THE RUIDOSO: The Story of a Pioneer Family in New Mexico, 1871- 1968   1968, 1st edition, NY. Typography, binding and jacket designed by Carl Hertzog; introduction and two paintings by Peter Hurd; four maps drawn by Jose Cisneros. The early chapters of this book tell about the author’s father, Frank Coe, and his life as a successful rancher, of his troubles during the Lincoln County War and his relationship with Billy the Kid. Gives an interesting look at early-day life on the famous Coe ranch in New Mexico.  279pp w/photos. HB/DJ (dust jacket slightly edgeworn, now in protective cover)….95.00

24) Colley, Betty Bailey, et al  THE MASTER SHOWMEN OF KING RANCH: The Story of Beto and Librado Maldonado 2009, 1st edition, Austin. Beto Maldonado recalls an eventful life of training and showing Santa Gertrudis cattle. 229pp w/illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index.  Softcover, as new…..24.95 SOLD

25) Cooper, Madison  THE HAUNTED HACIENDA  1955, 1st edition, Boston.  Another novel by the prize-winning author of SironiaTexas.  303pp.  HB, SIGNED……………25.00 SOLD 
26) Crawford, Lewis F. RANCHING DAYS IN DAKOTA, and, CUSTER’S BLACK HILL’S EXPEDITION OF 1874  1950, 1st edition, Baltimore. Edited and with an intro by Usher L. Burdick. Tells about many of the early day ranchers in Dakotas. Includes some interesting range photos. The last chapter deals with the Custer expedition. 110pp w/illus. HB green cloth w/gilt lettering on spine, fine copy with plain brown dust jacket in protective cover…...125.00

27) [CROCKETT COUNTY] YESTERYEAR IN OZONA AND CROCKETT COUNTY by V.I. Pearce. 1980, 1st edition, Talley Press (San Angelo)  Editing by Elmer Kelton. Author recounts his days as a youngster on his ranch in Crockett County in the early part of the 20th-century: cowboys, sheepmen and cattlemen, much more. 137pp w photos, map endpapers. HB/DJ, fine copy..80.00

28) Culley, John H. (Jack) CATTLE, HORSES & MEN OF THE WESTERN RANGE 1940, 1st edition, Los Angeles. 
Adams, SIX-GUNS: “This excellent book was written by a well-educated Englishman who came to the U.S. and became manager of the large Bell Ranch of New Mexico....devotes some space to the various gunmen of that state.  Among them are Clay Allison and Black Jack Ketchum (two chapters)...Joel Fowler and William McGinnis.” 337pp w/illustrations by Katherine Field, photos, index. HB, tan cloth/lacks dust jacket,  SIGNED……..135.00 SOLD

29) Daughters of the Republic of Texas, James Butler Bonham Chapter   GTT: Lives – Legends – Lore  1991, 1st edition, Dallas.  “Biographical sketches, ancestral history, and family tradition stories of the James Bonham Chapter, DRT.”  Includes much  infor-mation on the ancestry of  presidents and members of the Dallas chapter, and annual reports. 313pp w/photos, index. Folio HB w/decorated cover, some foxing to endpapers, otherwise very good, and scarce…..75.00

30) Davis, John W.  WYOMING RANGE WAR: The Infamous Invasion of Johnson County 2010, 1st edition, Norman. A new look at the Johnson County Range War of 1892. 357pp w/photos, notes, biblio, index. HB/DJ...29.95

31) De Shields, James T. CYNTHIA ANN PARKER 1991, a limited edition of 1000 copies, by Chama Press, Dallas.  Foreword by John Graves. This book, originally published in 1886, is an account of Cynthia Ann’s abduction by Comanches in the bloody raid on Parker’s Fort, her life as a Comanche, her recapture twenty years later at the battle of Pease River, and her last unhappy years. De Shields interviewed and corresponded with people who participated in her recapture, or knew her after she returned to civilized society. 60pp with four photos [three were not in the original edition] and endnotes.  HB/DJ, as new with publisher’s descriptive brochure laid in…….95.00 SOLD

32) Dobie, J. Frank  A VAQUERO OF THE BRUSH COUNTRY 1929, 1st edition, The Southwest Press, Dallas. Author’s first book. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS:  “Based on oral memoirs of John Young, the text includes, in addition to Young’s life as a pioneer cowman and outlaw chases, sections on roundups and cattle drives, on the hide and tallow business in Texas, on Billy the Kid and the Mexican outlaw Cortina, on life in the South Texas brush country, on Mexican and Indian warfare along the border after the Civil War, and on the folk ways of the Texas cattle industry.” 314pp w/endpaper map, photos, index. HB w/simulated rattlesnake cover, this copy SIGNED by John Young, and dated “Dec. 25th, 1929.”…….350.00

33) Dobie, J. Frank THE MEXICO I LIKE  1942, 1st printing under this title with a new introduction by the author (previously published as Tongues of the Monte), Dallas. Dobie recounts some time spent in the rugged badlands of northern Mexico.  301pp. HB/DJ, fine copy…..125.00 SOLD

34) Dobie, J. Frank THE MUSTANGS  1954, 1st British edition, London. Illus by Charles Banks Wilson. Classic folklore and history of the Mustang.  376pp w/notes, index. HB/DJ, nice copy overall with some foxing to title page and outer edge block..35.00

35) Dobie, J. Frank WILD and WILY: Range Animals 1980, 1st printing, Northland Press, Flagstaff. In this book you “can sit back and enjoy some of the best animal folklore to come out of the west.” 18-foot long rattlesnakes; roadrunners clocked at 26 miles per hour; the Mustang and a mule; much more. Includes a checklist of Dobie’s major writings. 123pp w/illus. HB/DJ…..30.00 SOLD

36) Everett, Dick THE SOD-HOUSE FRONTIER, 1854-1890  1954, 2nd edition, Lincoln.  “A social history of the Northern Plains from the creation of Kansas and Nebraska to the admission of the Dakotas.” Dick gives a fine, detailed account of how the farming element endured to build the Great Prairie Region that, at one time, had been  considered “unfit for human habitation.”  550pp w/endpaper maps, period photos, bibliography, index. HB/DJ (dust jacket edgeworn, now in protective cover)……45.00 SOLD

37) Farber, James TEXAS, C.S.A. 1947, 1st edition, NY.  An interesting and well-written account of Texas’ role in the Civil War. 265pp w/map endpapers, index. HB/DJ (dust jacket chipped, edgeworn, now in protective cover)….40.00SOLD

38) Fehrenbach, T.R. COMANCHES: The Destruction of a People  1974, 1st edition, NY. An authoritative and complete history of one of the most powerful Plains Indian tribes.  Illustrated w/2 maps, 37 black- and-white photographs, and 8 color plates by George Catlin. 557pp w/bibliography, index. HB/DJ, very good………90.00
39) Fergusson, Erna MURDER & MYSTERY IN NEW MEXICO 1948, 1st edition, Albuquerque.  Frontispiece by Peter Hurd.  Adams, SIX-GUNS: “A well-written book with chapters on several of the New Mexico outlaws, such as Vicente Silva, Billy the Kid, and Tom Ketchum...Her chapters on Vicente and Ketchum are more reliable...” There are also chapters on the mysterious death of Colonel Fountain and his son; the vigilantes of Socorro; more.  192pp w/photos, endpaper map. HB/DJ, fine, SIGNED…..60.00

40) Flanagan, Sue TRAILING THE LONGHORNS  1964, 1st edition, Austin. Foreword by Wayne Gard; 3 maps by Jose Cisneros. A pictorial tour of landmarks along three famous cattle trails: The Goodnight-Loving, the Chisholm, and the Western Trails. Excellent range history.  290pp w/photos, maps, notes, bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ….50.00 SOLD

41) Freeman, James W. [editor]  PROSE AND POETRY OF THE LIVE STOCK INDUSTRY: With Outlines of the Origin and Ancient History of our Live Stock Animals 1959, a facsimile reprint edition limited to 550 copies, Antiquarian Press, NY.  With a new introduction by Ramon F. Adams.  William Reese, SIX-SCORE: “The most desired and desirable book on the range cattle industry. This book contains an incredible collection of information on men and events concerned with cattle.  A chance to acquire the first edition rarely comes along.”  757pp, fully illustrated. Folio HB, a splendid volume bound in half cowhide and Bancroft buckram with gold-stamped front cover decoration and gilt spine lettering in a slip case….375.00 SOLD

42) Fulmore, Z.T. THE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF TEXAS AS TOLD IN COUNTY NAMES  1926, 2nd revised edition, Austin. Interesting historical details about Texas county namesakes.  312pp w/maps, illustrations, informative appendices, index.  HB, tan cover, very good, SIGNED……..60.00 SOLD

43) Furse, Margaret Lewis  THE HAWKINS RANCH IN TEXAS: From Plantation Times to the Present  2014, 1st edition, College Station.  A portrait of more than 160 years of plantation, ranch and small-town life on he Hawkins Ranch in Matagorda County by a great-granddaughter of the founders. 231pp w/photos, genealogy, notes, bib, index. HB/DJ, as new….24.95 SOLD

44) Gann, Walter  TREAD OF THE LONGHORNS  1949, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. Foreword by William MacLeod Raine.  A history of the range cattle industry, with chapters on cattle rustling and range wars, barbed wire and windmills, Texas Rangers, the cowboys and the cow pony, and more. 188pp w/ illus, index.  HB orange cloth…..30.00

45) Gatewood, Charles B. Lt. CHARLES GATEWOOD & HIS APACHE WARS MEMOIR  2005, 1st edition, Lincoln. Edited and with additional text by Louis Kraft.  Gatewood recorded his experiences while serving as commander of Indian Scouts for the Sixth U.S. Cavalry during the campaigns against Geronimo and Naiche.  283pp w/photos, notes, biblio, index. HB/DJ…..29.95 SOLD

46) [GEOLOGY] JOHN AUGUST UDDEN: A Biography by Monica Heiman. 1963, 1st limited edition of 200 copies, Kerrville. Udden was a pioneer geologist who did many studies in the Big Bend region of Texas. This manuscript was the author’s Master’s thesis at Sul Ross College in Alpine, and was copyrighted and reprinted in this limited edition by the Udden family. HB, tan cloth, library decimal numbers at spine and presentation plate on inside of front cover where there is also glue residue of something being removed, otherwise a very good copy…..85.00 SOLD

47) [GILLESPIE COUNTY] OLD HOMES and BUILDINGS of FREDERICKSBURG by Elise Kowert. 1978, 2nd printing, Fredericksburg.  Personifies the family histories related to many of the fine old homes and buildings in this Hill country town.  205pp w/photos, references, index. Folio HB w/pictorial cover……30.00 SOLD

48) Gober, Jim COWBOY JUSTICE: Tale of a Texas Lawman 1997, 1st edition, Lubbock. Gober, an ordinary cowboy and the first sheriff of Potter County, rubbed elbows with the likes of Temple Houston, Pat Garrett and Charles Siringo.  This book gives an interesting look at pioneer life in the Texas Panhandle. 327pp w/map, photos, appendix, index. HB/DJ….28.00 SOLD

49) Green, Dr. Ben K. THE COLOR OF HORSES: The Scientific and Authoritative Identification of the Color of the Horse 1974, 1st edition, Flagstaff.  With 34 full-color paintings by Darol Dickinson.  Green “has taken the research of thirty years and created an easily-read and well-documented book on how color occurs and can be identified in horses.”  A real treasure for horse-lovers.  127pp.  Folio HB/DJ, (dust jacket has tiny tear at top front, and light scuffing)……125.00 SOLD

50) Hafertepe, Kenneth  THE MATERIAL CULTURE OF GERMAN TEXANS  2016, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. “German immigrants of the nineteenth century left a distinctive mark on the lifestyles and vernacular architecture of Texas. In this first comprehensive survey of the art and artifacts of German Texans, the author explores how their material culture was influenced by their European roots, how it was adapted to everyday life in Texas, and how it changed over time...This masterful study covers pioneer generations in East Texas and the Hill Country, and into the early twentieth century. Houses and their furnishings, churches and cemeteries, breweries and businesses, and paintings and engravings fill the pages of this informative and richly illustrated volume.”  516pp w/photos, illustrations, chapter notes, index. Folio HB/DJ, new ……..49.95

51) Haley, J. Evetts ODE TO NITA BY HER HUSBAND 1958, 1st “Private Edit ion”, Canyon, limited to 100 copies reserved for presentation to family members and intimate friends of the Haley family. Designed by Carl Hertzog. Frontispiece photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Haley at their JH Ranch. [Chandler A. Robinson, J. EVETTS HALEY And The Passing of the West:  “Private edition limited to 100 copies, none of which were for sale…The rarest of all Haley books.”]  15pp. HB bound in half white and gray cloth; gold lettering on spine and front cover, laid in is a handwritten personal note to the book recipient SIGNED by Haley, rare…$2,250.00

52) Haley, J. Evetts [editor]  Charles Goodnight’s Indian Recollections 1928, 1st edition, Canyon. Article in PANHANDLE-PLAINS HISTORICAL REVIEW, Vol. 1, No. 1  One of many interviews Haley had with the complex frontiersman and pioneer rancher. Other articles include: “The Arrington Papers” by L.F. Sheffy; “Mining and Indian fighting in Arizona and New Mexico, 1858-1861: Memoirs of Hank Smith” by Hattie M. Anderson; and “Pioneer Quaker Farmers  of the South Plains” by Roger  A. Burgess. 128pp. Softcover w/extended edges…..95.00  SOLD

53) Haley. J. Evetts ON HIS NATIVE HEATH…IN HIS NATURAL ELEMENT: A Collection of the Essays of J. Evetts Haley From 1927 to 1989  1992, 1st edition, Midland. 287pp. HB/DJ near fine copy, SIGNED….70.00 SOLD

  One-of-a-kind with original Bugbee drawing
54) Haley, J. Evetts FORT CONCHO AND THE TEXAS FRONTIER  1952, 1st edition, San Angelo. Designed by Carl Hertzog; illustrations by H.D. Bugbee. Haley’s classic history of  the frontier military outpost and the West Texas country that surrounds it. Chapters on the Great Comanche War Trail; the stage-coach mail; founding and building of Fort Concho; Mackenzie and his Indian campaigns; Grierson and Shafter; “Nolan’s Lost Nigger Expedition;” racial troubles on the Conchos; transportation and supply; everyday life at the post; more. 352pp w/maps, illus, index. HB/DJ, near fine copy, inscribed/SIGNED by Haley, and illustrator Bugbee drew an original pen-and-ink portrait of a Comanche Indian on the half-title page above his signature….425.00 SOLD

55) Haley, J. Evetts  CHARLES SCHREINER, GENERAL MERCHANDISE: The Story of a Country Store 1969, 1st printing of the revised edition, Austin.  Illustrations by H .D. Bugbee; typography and design by Carl Hertzog. A history of Captain Schreiner’s little store in Kerrville which he opened in 1869. 70pp w/illus. HB/DJ, inscribed/SIGNED by Haley….50.00 SOLD

56) Haley, J. Evetts JEFF MILTON: A Good Man With A Gun  1953, 3rd printing, Norman. Illustrations by Harold D. Bugbee. Adams, SIX-GUNS, “An excellent biography of one of the famous law-enforcement officers of the Southwest...”  Milton served on the frontiers of Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico, and crossed paths with many notable outlaws including John Wesley Hardin and Bill “Black Jack” Christian.  430pp w/map, photos, index.  HB/DJ (dust jacket faded at spine) inscribed to author/historian Kenneth F. Neighbors and SIGNED by Haley……50.00 SOLD

57) Hellen, Charles W. “Bill” “EL COJO” (The Lame One) The Story of South Texas Cattleman and Banker Charles Waugh Hellen, Sr. 2014, 1st limited edition of 500 copies, Hebbronville. The Hellen family has been involved in the South Texas cattle ranching business for 120 years, surviving destructive weather and droughts, early day frontier dangers, unpredictable cattle markets, and burdensome government regulations and taxes. There are two main branches in Jim Hogg County—El Ebanito and La Mota. Their story includes firsthand accounts by founder, Charles Waugh Hellen, Sr. 122pp w/map, photos. Folio HB/DJ SIGNED….49.95

58) Hendrix, John IF I CAN DO IT HORSEBACK: A Cow-Country Sketchbook 1971, 2nd printing, Austin.  Intro by Wayne Gard; illustrations by Malcolm Thurgood.   “Accurate, detailed and fascinating descriptions of the day-to-day life of the cowboy, the chuck-wagon cook, the range boss” based on the author’s personal experiences in West Texas. 355pp w/index. HB/DJ…..29.00 SOLD

59) Holden, William Curry THE SPUR RANCH: A Study of the Inclosed Ranch Phase of the Cattle Industry in Texas 1934, 1st edition, 1st state (w/endpaper maps), Boston. A history of the Great Plains ranch and its contribution to the ranching industry from 1885 to 1907. 229 pp with index, and an appendix that gives an alphabetical list of employees and their dates of employment from 1885 to 1909. HB tan cloth, very good copy…….350.00 SOLD

60) Holden, W. C. ROLLIE BURNS or An Account of the Ranching Industry of the South Plains 1986, 2nd edition, College Station, with a new introduction by David J. Murrah..  Wm. Reese, in SIX-SCORE: “An excellent picture of ranching in the 1870s, 80s, and 90s in West Texas. Burns first work as a cowboy was in 1873. He worked for several outfits and managed three before this narrative ends in 1896.”  243pp w/index.  HB/DJ…….35.00 SOLD

61) Hollon, W. Eugene  BEYOND THE CROSS TIMBERS: The Travels of Randolph B. Marcy  1955, 1st edition, Norman.  A biography of the 19th-century trail blazer, geographer, Mexican fighter, Indian authority, and author. 270pp w/illustrations, bibliography, index.  HB/DJ, very good…..35.00 SOLD

62) House, Colonel Edward M. [as told to Tyler Mason] RIDING FOR TEXAS: The True Adventures of Captain Bill McDonald of the Texas Rangers 1936, 1st edition, NY. Adams, SIX-GUNS: “Like most books about the Texas Rangers, this one also deals with some of the outlaws of Texas.”  A fictionalized version of many of MacDonald’s legendary adventures. 229pp. HB/DJ (dj has 2 inch chip at lower front corner, now in protective cover)….60.00 SOLD

63) Hunter, J. Marvin [editor]  THE TRAIL DRIVERS OF TEXAS 1986, reprint, University of Texas, Austin.  Reese, SIX-SCORE: “This vast compilation of original accounts by old trail drivers is one of the best cattle books, and the largest collection of first-hand narratives of the range cattle industry... [it] is an essential foundation book for any range library.” Adams, HERD: “...the most important single contribution to the history of cattle driving on the western trails.” 1,085pp w/photos, index [this valuable index is not included in earlier editions!]  HB/DJ, very good copy….50.00

64) Huntley, Paul L. BLACK MOUNTAIN COWBOYS  1976, 1st printing, Canon City. An old-timer recalls his life as cowboy in Colorado in the early part of the 20th-century. He tells many stories of the interesting people and events he encountered. 200pp w/photos. Folio softcover w/pictorial cover, inscribed/SIGNED very good copy…...35.00 SOLD

65) Hunter, J. Marvin [editor]  THE TRAIL DRIVERS OF TEXAS 1989, 3rd University of Texas printing, Austin.  Reese, SIX-SCORE: “This vast compilation of original accounts by old trail drivers is one of the best cattle books, and the largest collection of first-hand narratives of the range cattle industry... [it] is an essential foundation book for any range library.”  Adams, HERD: “...the most important single contribution to the history of cattle driving on the western trails.”  1,085pp w/photos, this edition indexed.  HB/DJ (out-of-print in hardback) a clean, bright copy……..50.00

66) Irvin, Teresa Williams LET THE TAIL GO WITH THE HIDE: The Story of Ben F. Williams  1984, 1st edition, Mangan Books, El Paso.  Introduction by Tom Lea. Exciting memoirs of a Douglas, Arizona rancher, prospector and mine developer, business man, and one of the purchasers of the 2,270,000 acre Palomas Ranch in Mexico just across the border from New Mexico.  287pp w/photos, index. HB, leather, inscribed/SIGNED…….85.00 SOLD

67) James, Jesse S.  EARLY UNITED STATES BARBED WIRE PATENTS  1966, 1st edition, Maywood. Identifies 622 different barbed wires  patents issued from 1867 to 1897. Includes a comprehensive listing of all individual patents, with descriptive text, drawing, history and patent number.  291pp w/illustrations, index to patentees. Folio HB/DJ near fine…65.00 SOLD

68) Keleher, William A. MAXWELL LAND GRANT 1942, 1st edition, Rydal Press, Santa Fe. A history of the Maxwell Land Grant that covered 2,680 square miles in New Mexico and southern Colorado. Adams, in SIX-GUNS, notes that it contains material on Clay Allison, the New Mexico vigilantes, and Billy the Kid. 166pp w/photos, sources, index and foldout map in rear pocket.  HB w/illustrated cover…..60.00

69) Keleher, William A. TURMOIL IN NEW MEXICO 1846-1868 1952, 1st edition, Santa Fe. A comprehensive history that deals primarily with New Mexico during the period cited, but also contains information on Arizona which was a part of New Mexico until 1863. 534pp w/photos, sources, index.  HB/DJ very good copy…..45.00

70) Kelton, Elmer THERE’S ALWAYS ANOTHER CHANCE and Other Stories 1986, 1st edition, San Angelo. A collection of Kelton’s early short stories that were originally published in pulp magazines in the 1940s and ‘50s. Includes a bibliography of his novels to date and a useful listing of his published short works. 192pp. HB/DJ, fine……..19.95

71) Kelton, Steve RENDERBROOK: A Century Under the Spade Brand  1989, 1st edition, Ft. Worth. 100 year history of the innovative West Texas ranching enterprise. 221pp w/photos, notes, index. HB/DJ, fine copy………..55.00

72) Kemp, Ben W. [with J.C. Dykes] COW DUST AND SADDLE LEATHER 1968, 1st edition, Norman. Life story of a 19th-century Texas/New Mexico cowman/lawman who crossed paths with the likes of Black Jack Ketchum, the Apache Kid, Dallas Stoudenmire, James Gillett, Ranger Captain George W. Baylor, and others. 300pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ (small chips to dj, now in a protective cover)……60.00

73) [KING RANCH] KING RANCH: 100 Years of Ranching 1953, 1st ed, published by Corpus Christi Caller-Times.  A concise history of the enormous  South Texas ranch and of its international holdings.  143pp w/maps and many photos.  Folio HB ….60.00 SOLD

74) Kraisinger, Gary & Margaret  THE WESTERN: The Greatest Texas Cattle Trail, 1874-1886 2004, 1st edition, Newton. A fully researched history of the famous cattle trail which includes “tales and true accounts about cowboys, cattle, saloons, and watering holes on the trail north as related by cowboys and homesteaders.” 373pp w/photos, dozens of detailed maps, appendices, bibliography, index.  Folio HB/DJ, [laid in is a detailed and illustrated 24” X 35” map of Central Texas showing the location of the Western Trail with landmarks], SIGNED by both authors………95.00 SOLD

75) Leckie, William H. & Shirley A. Leckie UNLIKELY WARRIORS: General Benjamin Grierson and His Family  1984, 
1st edition, Norman.  An interesting family biography with much on frontier military life. After the Civil War, Grierson served on the Texas frontier at Forts Concho and Davis. Alice Kirk’s marriage to Grierson endured the deaths of three children, the mental illness of two others, the frequent changes of station, and many other frustrations. 368pp w/photos, notes, index. HB/DJ, very good .30.00

76) Loving, James C. THE LOVING BRAND BOOK 1965, 1st edition, Pemberton Press, Austin. With an introduction by Charles Goodnight II*I; illustrations by William D. Wittliff.  Reese, SIX-SCORE: “Reproduces James C. Loving’s original manuscript brand book of Texas cattle brands, compiled in 1884.  Loving was the son of Charles Goodnight’s partner Oliver Loving and one of the founders of the first Texas stock association.  This reproduction makes available to all a picture of how brands were recorded by a working cattleman on the range, besides preserving an important brand book for prosperity.” 118pp w/index. HB/DJ (light dis-coloration of front free endpaper from dust jacket flap which is common with this title) overall a very good copy, scarce…225.00

77) Marcy, Randolph B. BORDER REMINISCENCES  1872, 1st edition, Harper & Brother, Publishers, NY. Humorous memoir about the renowned explorer’s experiences in the military on the Southwest frontier. 396pp w/illustrations. HB red cloth w/decorations, very good copy……125.00 SOLD

78) [MAVERICK COUNTY]  PASO DEL AGUILA: A Chronicle of Frontier Days on the Texas Border as recorded in the Memoirs of Jesse Sumpter  edited by Ben E. Pingenot.  1969, 1st edition, Encino Press, Austin. Life and reminiscences of Sumpter, an early day settler in the area around Eagle Pass of Maverick County. Sumpter fought in the Mexican War and remained in Eagle Pass after the conflict ended. During his long life he was a saloon keeper, rancher and merchant. His reminiscences reflect 19th-century life along the Texas border with Mexico. This volume also includes “Harry Warren on the Rio Grande” an original contribution by J. Frank Dobie. 152pp w/photos, map endpapers, notes, bibliography, index. HB w/decorated cover….85.00 SOLD

79) McCauley, J.E. A STOVE-UP COWBOY’S STORY 1943, 1st limited edition: “700 copies of this book have been printed and the type melted,” Austin.  Designed by Carl Hertzog. Introduction by John A. Lomax. Drawings by Tom Lea. Reese, SIX SCORE: “One of the most forceful and expressive autobiographies of the range country. McCauley lived hard…..Dobie liked its ‘uncommon saltiness of speech.’”  73pp w/illustrations. HB/DJ, fine copy, very scarce……275.00 SOLD

80) McKinley, Ira  MY SADDLE AND I  1978, 1st edition, NY. Memoir of ranching in New Mexico from 1920s to ‘70s.  144pp w/photos. HB/DJ [dust jacket worn with tape repairs] inscribed/SIGNED…….25.00 SOLD

81) McNeill, J.C. (Cap), III THE McNEILLS’ SR RANCH: 100 Years in Blanco Canyon 1988, 1st edition, College Station. Foreword by David J. Murrah. Anecdotal history of the cattle ranch in the Caprock country of  Crosby County, Texas. 205pp w/photos, index.  HB/DJ…….35.00 SOLD

82) McKitrick, Reuben THE PUBLIC LAND SYSTEM OF TEXAS, 1823-1910  1918, 1st edition, Madison. Texas, when admitted to the Union, was the only state to retain ownership and control of its public lands. This was the first treatise on its dispersal of those lands before and after the Civil War. 172pp w/maps, charts, notes, appendix, index. Softcover (the milar-protected green wrappers have become detached from the text block)………..30.00

83) Myres, Samuel D. THE PERMIAN BASIN : Era of Discovery From the Beginning to the Depression 1973, 1st trade edition 1973, , El Paso. Drawings by Jose Cisneros; typographical consultant Carl Hertzog.  A comprehensive history of the Permian Basin ranching and oil-producing region of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. Includes full description of the topography, climate, resources and population; background history from time of the Spanish explorers up to the 1930s; much on ranching and ranching personalities; a lot on the oilmen and geologists who made the early searches for oil and their subsequent discoveries; and much more. 708pp w/photos, maps, endpaper maps, appendix, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, near fine…..85.00

84) Neugebauer, Janet M. [editor] LAMBSHEAD LEGACY: The Ranch Diary of Watt R. Matthews 1997, 1st edition, College Station. Intro by Frances M. Holden. The diary focuses on Watt’s life on the ranch from 1951 to 1980. 277pp w/photos, bibliography, index.  HB/DJ, nice copy…..40.00

85) [NOLAN COUNTY] HISTORY OF NOLAN COUNTY, TEXAS by E.L. Yeats and Hooper Shelton. 1975, 1st edition, Sweetwater. Organizations; community histories; early settlers and 1880 census; early cattle brands; cemeteries; much more. 256 pp w/photos, maps. HB/DJ, fine copy….75.00

86) Norfleet, J. Frank [as told to Gordon Hines] NORFLEET: The Amazing Experiences of an Intrepid Texas Ranger with an International Swindling Ring  1927, revised edition,, Fort Worth.  Details of the chase and capture of an international crime ring. 388pp w/illustrations. HB, orange cloth…..30.00

87) [NUECES COUNTY] THE HISTORY OF NUECES COUNTY by Nueces County Historical Society. 1972, 1st edition, Jenkins Publishing Co., Austin. A history: geography, Indians, Republic days, Civil War and Reconstruction, border wars, agriculture, social life, towns and schools, Port of Corpus Christi, much more. 224pp w/photos, index. HB has a tiny chip out of faux-leather spine…..60.00

88) Nunn, W. C. TEXAS UNDER THE CARPETBAGGERS  1962, 1st edition, Austin.  A look at the turmoil and violence of Reconstruction in Texas. 304pp w/illustrations, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, very good……30.00 SOLD

89) Nye, Nelson C. SPEED AND THE QUARTER HORSE: A Payload of Sprinters 1973, 1st ed, Idaho. Tells the stories of many notable race horses and how they won success.  Includes discussions on early organized Quarter Horse racing, opinions about training, and much more.  356pp w/many photos, appendix, index. Folio HB -there’s a small stain on the outside of the text block , otherwise a sound, clean copy…….45.00

90) Nye, Nelson C. GREAT MOMENTS IN QUARTER RACING HISTORY 1983, 1st edition, NY. A collection of Nye’s writings chronicling the achievements of many legendary race horses. 288pp w/photos. HB/DJ, fine copy, inscribed/SIGNED..45.00 SOLD

91) Olien, Roger M. & Diana Davids Hinton  WILDCATTERS: Texas Independent Oilmen  1984, 1st edition, Texas Monthly Press, Austin.  The story of the wildcatters of the 1970s and ‘80s, with the focus on the Permian Basin of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico.  234pp w/photos, notes, biblio, index.  HB/DJ, fine copy……..50.00

92) Parker, W.B. THROUGH UNEXPLORED TEXAS In the Summer and Fall of 1854 1990, reprint edition, Austin. Parker was attached to Capt. R.B. Marcy’s expedition to explore the frontiers of Texas. 242pp. HB/DJ……25.00 SOLD

93) Parsons, John E. THE FIRST WINCHESTER: The Story of the 1866 Repeating Rifle  1960, 2nd revised edition, NY. 207pp w/illus, notes, bibliography, index. This history of the Henry repeating rifle contains new material. HB/DJ (dust jacket soiled at front edge, now in protective cover) ………..45.00

94) Pate, J’Nell L.  LIVESTOCK LEGACY: The Fort Worth Stockyards, 1887-1987 1988, 1st edition, College Station. history of the stockyards and the industry that put Fort Worth on the map. 332pp w/photos, appendix, bibliography, index.  HB/DJ….40.00

95) Pearce, W. M. THE MATADOR LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY 1982, 2nd printing, Norman.  Reese, SIX-SCORE: :One of the best modern ranch histories.  The Matador was a Scottish owned ranch of vast proportions.  Its history is interesting not only as a prominent ranch, but also as a case study of what happened to [foreign] investors after the cattle boom was over.”.  244pp w/photos, maps, bibliography, index. HB/DJ……65.00

96) Pennybacker, Anna J.H. A HISTORY OF TEXAS FOR SCHOOLS 1908, revised edition, Austin. Original copyright 1895. Early history of the state.  412pp w/map, illus, index. Small HB tan cloth w/dark brown decorations on cover…….35.00 SOLD

97) Pettit, Michael  RIDING FOR THE BRAND: 150 Years of Cowden Ranching  2006, 1st edition, Norman. A compelling portrait of an American ranching family that spans six generations and two states. The family started in Palo Pinto County then moved to New Mexico where they founded the JAL Ranch. Their history includes cowboys and Indians, cattle and buffalo, open range and barbed wire. 306pp w/maps, photos, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ…35.00 SOLD

98) Porter, Willard H. WHO’S WHO IN RODEO  1982, 1st edition, Oklahoma City.  Biographical sketches of  rodeo Hall of Fame inductees, and much more. 224pp w/photos, index. Trade paperback, very good……25.00 SOLD

99) Redford, Robert  THE OUTLAW TRAIL: A Journey Through Time  1978, 1st edition, NY. A record by text and photo-graphs of Redford’s journey along the Outlaw Trail to such old landmarks as Hole-in-the-Wall, Brown’s Park, Robbers Roost, Glen Canyon, and elsewhere in the wild west. 223pp w/photos, index. Folio HB/DJ…..50.00

100) Richardson, Rupert Norval  ADVENTURING WITH A PURPOSE: Life Story of Arthur Lee Wasson  1951, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio.  Wasson established ranches in Stephens County, Texas, and in Arizona. There’s information on the Apache Kid, Pancho Villa, Sam Bass, and Black Jack Ketchum. 114pp w/photos, sources. HB/DJ, dust jacket has large chip at top of spine, otherwise a fine copy, scarce……125.00 SOLD

101) Rickards, Colin  MYSTERIOUS DAVE MATHER  1968, 1st limited edition of 1500 copies, Santa Fe. (Press of the Territorian’s Gunfighter and Gunfight Series, No. 1) Frontispiece by Jose Cisneros. Mather was a deadly gunfighter, sometime lawman, who spent time in Las Vegas, New Mexico, and Dodge City, Kansas, and other wild places in the West. 42pp w/illustrations, references.  HB/DJ (dj has some foxing, now in protective cover)…….45.00

102) Rister, Carl Coke SOUTHERN PLAINSMEN  1938, 1st  edition, Norman. A resourceful history of how pioneers coped with life and hardships on the Great Plains--Indian raids and buffalo hunting, wagon trains, sod house hospitality, frontier justice, frontier schools, and more. 289pp w/foldout map, photos, biblio, index.  HB tan cloth….65.00 SOLD

103) Rundell, Walter, Jr. OIL IN WEST TEXAS & NEW MEXICO: A Pictorial History of the Permian Basin  1982, 1st edition, College Station. Early day photos and history of the petroleum industry in southeast Oklahoma and West Texas. 183pp w/photos, bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ....45.00 SOLD

104) Rundell, Walter, Jr.  EARLY TEXAS OIL: A Photographic History, 1866-1936 1977, reprint, College Station. The author’s text and 328 contemporary photographs give a dramatic portrayal of life in Texas’ oil fields and boom towns in the early days. 260pp w/map, bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ….35.00

105) [RUSSELL, CHARLES M.] CHARLES M. RUSSELL: Photographing the Legend by Larry Len Peterson. 2014, 1st edition, Norman. “This biography makes use of hundreds of images of Russell, many never before published, to explore the role of photography in shaping the artist’s public image and the making and selling of his art. More than that, the book shows how the Cowboy artist personified what he portrayed.” 294pp w/photos, notes, bib, index.  Folio HB/DJ, as new….60.00 SOLD

106) Sandweiss, Martha A. LAURA GILPIN: An Enduring Grace  1986, 1st edition, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth. A book devoted to the life and work of one of America’s finest photographers who photographed the American Southwest for more than sixty years.  She is best known for her documentation of the lifestyles of the Pueblo and Navajo Indians.  Includes over 150 full-page plates of her photos. 339pp w/photos, notes, index. Folio softcover……..45.00 SOLD

107) [SAN SABA COUNTY]  THE CALL OF THE SAN SABA: A History of San Saba County by Alma Ward Hamrick. 
1941, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio.  Includes prehistory, establishment of forts and Indian fights; cattle ranching and trail driving; mob and vigilante problems; community, church and social histories; some pioneer biographical sketches, much more. 331pp w/photos, index. HB maroon cloth, top of spine has ½ inch tear where it’s been pulled, otherwise very good copy…265.00

108) [SCURRY COUNTY] FROM BUFFALO…TO OIL: History of Scurry County, Texas by Hooper Shelton 1973, 1st edition, Feather Press. 272pp w/photos, maps, historical articles, more. Winner of Texas Historical Commission’s award for “Best Publication of the Year on Local or Regional Texas History.”  HB/DJ, SIGNED……..55.00 SOLD

109) Sheffy, L.F.  THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TIMOTHY DWIGHT HOBART, 1855-1935  1950, 1st edition, Canyon. Hobart came to Texas as a surveyor for the New York and Texas Land Company.  He was instrumental in development of counties in the Panhandle, and managed the JA Ranch for Mrs. Adair. 322pp w/illus, endpaper maps, bib, index. HB tan cloth scuffed…50.00

110) Siringo, Chas. A. A LONE STAR COWBOY 1919, 1st edition, Santa Fe. In the preface, the author tells us this book was written to take the place of the his first book "A Texas Cowboy" with some cattle history never before published. There’s information on Billy the Kid, Wes Harding (sic), Kid Curry, and others. 291pp w/photos. HB red cloth, very good…..150.00 SOLD

111) Steffen, Randy THE HORSE SOLDIER 1776 - 1943 Four Volumes: 1977, 1978, 1979, all 2nd printings, Norman. This massive four volume set is a detailed study of the United States Cavalryman and his uniforms, arms, accoutrements and equipments, from the Revolutionary War to the last days of the Horse Soldier in World War II when the cavalry became mechanized. Vol I: The Revolution, The War Of 1812, The Early Frontier, 1776-1850. ; Vol II. The Frontier, Mexican War, Civil War, Indian Wars, 1851-1880; Vol III: The Last Of The Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, The Brink Of The Great War, 1881-1916. Vol IV: World War I, The Peacetime Army, World War II, 1917-1943.Each volume profusely illustrated by the author, many in full color. This study was endorsed by the Company of Military Historians. The author died during its production in 1977. All four volumes are folio hardbacks in very good condition, scarce in cloth…the set of four volumes = $150.00

112) Stevens, Kenneth R. [editor] THE TEXAS LEGATION PAPERS, 1836-1845  2012, 1st edition, Fort Worth. When Texas joined the Union and its Legation in Washington was closed,  the letters and documents were put in the charge of Sam Houston to be returned to Texas. One box full was lost until 2004. Quoting Dr. Robert Cashion, Sam Houston State University:  “[These papers] lay bare the perils and pitfalls besetting the old Republic, revealing in human terms how the founding fathers of Texas dealt with the challenges before them.” Important source material for the student of Texas’ years as a Republic. 367pp w/illustrations, map, index. HB/DJ, as new……..49.95

113) Sullivan, Dulcie THE LS BRAND: The Story of a Texas Panhandle Ranch 1968, 1st edition, Austin. Intro by Loula Grace Erdman.  The story of the large Plains ranch from open range years to the barbed wire era. 178pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ…..60.00

114) Taylor, Morris F.  FIRST MAIL WEST: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail  1971, 1st edition, Albuquerque.  A history of the stagecoach lines that carried passengers and mail over the Santa Fe Trail from 1850 to 1879, when the railroads took over. 253pp w/map, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, inscribed/SIGNED……45.00 SOLD

115) Thorp, N. Howard (Jack) [as told to Neil McCullough Clark] PARDNER OF THE WIND: Story of the Southwestern Cowboy  1945, 1st edition, Caldwell. Stories of the cattle trail and cattle camp, and experiences that brought the author in contact with some notable westerners. Adams, SIX-GUNS: “One of the best later western books. The author gives frank opinions of Billy the Kid, Sam Bass and other outlaws. His chapter on Billy the Kid is more reliable than most.” 309pp w/photos. HB……..40.00 SOLD

116) Thorp, Raymond W. SPIRIT GUN OF THE WEST: The Story of Doc W.F. Carver 1957, 1st edition, The Arthur H. Clark Co., Glendale. Sub-title reads: “Plainsman, trapper, buffalo hunter, Medicine Chief of the Santee Sioux, world champion marksman, and originator of the American Wild West Show.” 266pp w/illustration, notes, index. HB/DJ, very good…….65.00 SOLD

117) Tilghman, Zoe A.  QUANAH: The Eagle of the Comanches 1938, 1st edition, Oklahoma City.  An early biography of the last war chief of the Comanches. 196pp w/illustrations; a chronology; genealogy of the Parker family, bibliography.  HB cloth with eagle and arrow illustrations on front cover, front hinge beginning to crack, overall a very good copy, scarce……..175.00 SOLD

118) Tilghman, Zoe MARSHALL OF THE LAST FRONTIER: Life and Services of William Matthew (Bill) Tilghman for 50 years one of the Greatest Peace Officers of the West 1949, 1st ed, Glendale.  A  biography by the wife of the noted peace officer whose long career saw him in Dodge City and Oklahoma. 406pp w/photos, foldout map, index. HB red cloth, very good…165.00

119) Tunnell, John W., Jr., et al  ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TEXAS SEASHELLS: Identification, Ecology, Distribution & History 2010, 1st edition, College Station.  A massive reference book fully illustrated with color photographs. 512pp w/appendix, glossary, references, index. Folio HB w/pictorial cover, new……..50.00

120) [VICTORIA COUNTY]  PICTORIAL HISTORY OF VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY: “Where The History of Texas Began”  by Leopold Morris.  1953, 1st edition, San Antonio. Features many photographs and descriptions of Victoria County pioneers, cattlemen, trail drivers, lawmen, doctors, women, churches, prominent buildings and much more. Also a section with illustrations of the many cattle and horse brands of Victoria County; and information on the Taylor-Sutton Feud and John Wesley Hardin. Approximately 86 unnumbered pages. Folio HB/DJ,  scarce…..100.00

121) Waller, John L. COLOSSAL HAMILTON OF TEXAS: A Biography of Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Militant Unionist and Reconstruction Governor 1968, 1st edition, El Paso. Designed by Carl Hertzog.  Hamilton, who opposed secession, served as Military governor of Texas during the Civil War, and was its first provisional governor during Reconstruction.  152pp w/photos, notes, index. HB/DJ…..30.00

122) Weniger, Del THE EXPLORERS’ TEXAS: The Lands and Waters  1984, 1st edition, Austin. Through extensive research of early journals, Weniger is able to help us experience the landscapes and waterscapes of pre-development Texas through the eyes of those early explorers. 224pp w/maps, illus, endpaper map of Texas counties, endnotes, biblio, index. Folio HB w/decorated cover, very scarce…..150.00 SOLD

123) Weniger, Del THE EXPLORERS’ TEXAS: Volume 2, The Animals They Found  1997, 1st edition, Austin.  This volume gives a unique look at the sights and sounds of the many animals discovered by Texas’ early explorers.   200pp w/maps, illus, notes, bibliography, index.  Folio HB/DJ…..40.00

124) [WHEELER COUNTY] HIDE TOWN IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE: 100 Years in Wheeler County and Panhandle of Texas by Mrs. Sally B. Harris. 1968, 1st edition, Wheeler. Fort Elliott; Mobeetie; Adobe Walls; Temple Houston; cattle brands; family histories. 348pp w/historical articles, family histories, much more. Folio HB (quite a few pages have underlining)…50.00 SOLD

125) Whitlock, V.H. (Ol’ Waddy) COWBOY LIFE ON THE LLANO ESTACADO 1970, 1st edition, Norman. Entertaining stories about pioneer life and the author’s adventures as a young cowpuncher on the Causey ranch in eastern New Mexico.  278pp w/photos, index.  HB/DJ…….55.00

126) Wittliff, Bill  A BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHS FROM LONESOME DOVE edited and with photographs by Bill Wittliff, 
2016, 4th printing, Austin.  Foreword by Larry McMurtry; introduction by Stephen Harrigan.  Presents more than one hundred classic images which were taken by Wittliff during the filming of the epic miniseries. 163pp.  Folio HB/DJ, as new…49.95

127) Wittliff, Bill [series editor] A BOOK ON THE MAKING OF LONESOME DOVE  2012, 1st edition, Austin. Interviews by 
 John Spong; color plates by Jeff Wilson; photographs by Bill Wittliff. A companion book to Wittliff’s earlier A Book of 
Photographs From Lonesome Dove: “A fascinating behind-the-scenes journey into the creation of the book, the miniseries, and 
the world of Lonesome Dove.” 168pp.  Folio HB/DJ, as new……….49.95

128) Wright, Bill  THE TEXAS OUTBACK: Ranching on the Last Frontier—A Photographic Portrait by June Redford Van Cleefs   2005, 1st edition, College Station. Foreword by Elmer Kelton; photography by June Redford Van Cleef. Oral narratives about life on the ranches in Texas’ trans-Pecos region accompanied by dramatic photographs by Wright. Kelton, in the Foreword says: This book is a compelling “record of a unique group of people and a way of life that seems to be disappearing before our eyes.” 178pp w/sources, photographer’s notes, index. Oblong folio, as new……49.95

Thanks, Folks!