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CATALOG #302, April, 2020



1) Alexander, Bob DESERT DESPERADOES: The Banditti of Southwestern New Mexico 2996, 1st edition, Silver City. 16 sections on Southwestern bandits, including Black Jack Ketchum, Black Jack Christian, Billy the Kid, John Ringo, Dan Tucker, others. 334pp w/photos, notes, biblio, index. HB/DJ…….40.00 SOLD


2) 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


3) Baker, T. Lindsay A FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN WINDMILLS 1985, reprint, Norman. Foreword by Donald E. Green. “The first book ever to chronicle the evolution, manufacture, and use of American farm and ranch windmills. Not just a history, but also an actual identification guide to over 100 of the most common American windmills. A general handbook to the restoration of antique windmills.” 528pp, 376 w/illustrations, w/notes, appendices, biblio, index. Oblong folio HB/DJ, as new…..95.00


4) Baker, T. Lindsay GHOST TOWNS OF TEXAS 1986, 1st edition, Norman. Baker traveled all over the state, and reveals here what he found—88 of the “best” ghost towns in Texas.196pp w/maps, photos, bib, index. Folio HB/DJ very good….25.00


5) Bartholomew, Ed WYATT EARP: The Untold Story 1963, limited 1st edition, Toyahvale. A biography of the controversial lawman/gunfighter, this volume tells of Earp’s days in Kansas and Dodge City. Adams, SIXGUNS: “An important addition to the Earp’s controversy….There are some errors, but readers of western Americana should be grateful to Mr. Bartholomew for the material he has unearthed.” 328pp w/photos, notes, references. HB blue cloth, very good (scarce in cloth) SIGNED…….125.00 SOLD


6) Bartholomew, Ed BLACK JACK KETCHUM: Last of the Hold-Up Kings 1955, 1st limited edition of 1000 copies, Houston. Biography of the famous western outlaw who was decapitated when he was hanged at Clayton, New Mexico, in 1901. 116pp with “photographs from the N.H. Rose Collection owned by the author.” HB, turquoise cloth, fine….45.00 SOLD


7) Bartholomew, Ed & D.S. Elliott THE DALTON GANG AND THE COFFEYVILLE RAID 1968, limited to 750 copies, Frontier Book Co, Fort Davis. contains “Last Raid of the Daltons” by D.S. Elliott (who was an eye-witness to the infamous gun battle between the Dalton Gang and the citizens of Coffeyville); and “The Daltons—Prologue and Epilogue” by Ed Bartholomew. 64pp w/photos and illustrations. HB blue cloth……25.00 SOLD


8) Bartholomew, Ed TEXAS GHOST TOWNS ND, 1ST PRINTING, NP. Arranged alphabetically this guide gives locations and brief histories of hundreds of Texas ghost towns. 105pp. Softcover, inscribed/SIGNED……….25.00 SOLD


9) Bartholomew, Ed [writing as Ed Rascoe] WESTERN TREASURES LOST & FOUND 1961, 1st printing, Frontier Book Co., Toyahvale. A collection of treasure tales arranged by state. 123pp/ small softcover, SIGNED….25.00 SOLD


10) Bartholomew, Ed [writing as Jesse Rascoe] OLD ARIZONA TREASURES 1968, 1st edition, Frontier Book Co., Pub., Ft. Davis. Stories of lost treasure caches in Arizona. 119pp w/map. Softcover w/illustrated cover…….22.50 SOLD


11) Bartholomew, Ed [writing as Ed Rascoe] SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TREASURES 1969, 1st edition, Frontier Book Co., Pub., Ft. Davis. Treasure tales of California. 173pp. Trade paperback, very good……….22.50 SOLD


12) Bartholomew, Ed [writing as Jesse Rascoe] EMPTY MONEY PITS or TEXAS TREASURE FINDS 1974, 1st edition, Fort Davis. Texas treasure tales arranged by county. 96pp, SIGNED….25.00 SOLD


13) Bateman, Ed, Sr. RAWHIDE BOUND 1950, 1st edition, Seattle. Western silhouette illustrations by Ace Reid. Fictionalized “mystery tales from the Texas range lands.” 100pp, illus. HB/DJ has tiny chips at upper edge……35.00 SOLD


14) [BIG BEND] LETTERS FROM THE BIG BEND: Legacy of a Pioneer by Diane Garner. 2011, reprint, Blooming-ton. The letters of Jim Landrum to his family in Pensacola give vivid accounts of daily life along the Mexican border during the troubled times of the Mexican Revolution. Landrum was a successful lawyer when he left Florida in 1908 to settle in the Big Bend. He served the border community as a trading post manager, justice of the peace, postmaster, and medic and married the daughter of a respected Mexican family. 240pp w/photos, references. Trade paperback, as mew…….19.95 SOLD


15) Bogener, Stephen & William Tydeman [editors] LLANO ESTACADO: An Island in the Sky 2011, 1st edition, Lubbock. Introduction by Barry Lopez. Essays and photographs by various well-known contributors give a picturesque image and under-standing of the vast landscape that lies atop the vast Ogalalla aquifer and covers part of the Permian Basin in Western Texas and eastern New Mexico. 177pp w/index. Oblong folio HB/DJ, as new….45.00


16) [BOOK CLUB OF TEXAS] Ephemera announcing the re-establishment of the Book Club of Texas (1989) and three issues of “News From The Book Club of Texas”, issues 1, 2 and 3—1989-1990; plus a letter fro Debbie Brothers, Executive Director. Total of five pieces….25.00 SOLD


17) Branch, John THE LAST COWBOYS: A Pioneer Family in the New West 2018, 2nd printing, NY. The story of Southern Utah’s Wright family who, for generations, have raised cattle and world-champion saddle bronc riders. 277pp. HB/DJ, new ]multi- copies available] CLEARANCE= 40% off = $16.17 (was $26.95)


18) Brown, Clinton Giddings YOU MAY TAKE THE WITNESS: Memories of a Texas Law Practice 1955, 1st edition, Austin. Brown was a successful trial lawyer in San Antonio. 223pp w/drawings by Doug Anderson. HB/DJ w/small chips….22.50 SOLD


19) Brown, Norman Wayne MAN HUNTER IN INDIAN COUNTRY: George Redman Tucker Deputy U.S. Marshall 2019, 1st edition, Eakin Press, Fort Worth. The story of the intrepid lawmen whose career chasing outlaws took him from Texas, through the Indian Territory, to Wyoming and back to Texas. 248pp w/illus, app, index. Trade paperback, new [multiple copies]……..19.95


20) Bruce, Jay, C. COUGAR KILLER 2007, reprint, Silver City. “A thrilling, suspenseful account of a lifetime spent as a professional cougar killer – with fascinating sidelights on forking rattlers, tracking deer, catching trout, and many secrets of hunting and fishing lore.” 172pp w/photos. HB w/pictorial cover, new ]…25.00


21) Burton, Art. T. CHEROKEE BILL: Black Cowboy—Indian Outlaw 2020-1st edition, Eakin Press, Fort Worth. Biography of Cherokee Bill, a colorful criminal of the western frontier. He was part African American living in the Indian Territory, and part Native American and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation from his mother’s lineage. 181pp w/photos, bib, index. Trade paperback, new [multiple copies available]……17.95


22) Carmony, Neil B. [editor] BEN LILLY’S TALES OF BEARS, LIONS AND HOUNDS 2010, 3rd printing, Silver City. The legendary outdoorsman of the 19th century recounts his adventures in the wilds hunting bears and lions. Wonderful tales! 212pp w/photos, sources, index. Trade paperback, new…..24.95


23) Carter, Denny HENRY FARNY 1978, 1st edition, NY. Farney, 1847-1916, was a renowned painter of American Indians and the American West. 208pp w/48 pages of color, and more than 150 black-and-white illustrations of his works. Folio HB/DJ near fine copy w/slightly bumped corner ……..60.00


24) [COMANCHE COUNTY] BEFORE MEMORIES FADE: An Archival Index of Comanche County, Texas, World War 2 Veterans compiled by Alfred Evans. 2001, 1st printing, Comanche. Lists those who served, medals awarded; known POWs; some anecdotes; much more. 302pp. Folio softcover, fine copy…..32.50


25) Darnell, Rezneat Milton THE AMERICAN SEA: A Natural History of the Gulf of Mexico 2015, 1st edition, College Station. “A book that embraces history, geology, geography, meteorology, chemistry, biology, ecology, and human relations in one compre-hensive reference. Although it is thorough and meticulous in coverage, what comes through in these pages is the enormity, complexity, and mystery of the world that lies just beyond the Texas vacation beach, the Louisiana wetland, or the Mexico fishing village.” Includes many photographs of deep water and other organisms, plus historical and ocean floor maps and many works of original art depicting marine species, sea turtles, fish, and crustaceans. 584pp w/illus, bib, index. HB/DJ new [multi-copies]....75.00


26) Davis, Marty, et al GOING TO TEXAS: Five Centuries of Texas Maps 2007, 1st edition. A study of 64 historic maps dating from 16th-century to modern times with essays by noted historians 120pp w/illus., index. HB/DJ CLEARANCE 50% OFF = 19.98 (was $39.95)


27) [DAWSON COUNTY ] DAWSON COUNTY HISTORY by Dawson County Historical Commission. 1981, 1st edition. 575pp w/general history, early registered brands; community histories; over 400 pages of family histories; schools; business, photos; much more. Folio HB brown leather w/gilt decorations, fine copy, very scarce……..165.00 SOLD


28) DeArment, Robert K. DEADLY DOZEN: Twelve Forgotten Gunfighters of the Old West, 2003, 1st edition, Norman. Stories about some not so well-known dangerous men, including John Bull, Pat Desmond, Mart Duggan, Milt Yarberry, Dan Tucker, George Goodell, Bill Standifer, Charley Perry, Barney Riggs, Dan Bogan, Jeff Kidder. 266pp w/photos, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ……….35.00


29) Denhardt, Robert Moorman THE KING RANCH QUARTER HORSES 1970, 1st edition, Norman. The complete story of the King Ranch Quarter horse, how they were bred and what they have achieved. “The book is an absorbing tour of the remarkable world of the King Ranch.” 256pp w/map, photos, appendices, bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ, very good copy…..55.00


30) Duval. John C. EARLY TIMES IN TEXAS, or, The Adventures of Jack Dobell 1935, a facsimile reproduction of the original by The Steck Co., Austin.. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “This is the most literate of all 19th-century Texas memoirs...it is authentic history.” This book includes Duval’s account of his capture and miraculous escape from the Massacre at Goliad in 1836. Includes a list of men under Fannin’s command. 253pp. HB maroon cloth w/gilt lettering on spine, very good.40.00 SOLD


31) Dyer, John [photographer] EL VAQUERO REAL: The Original American Cowboy—John Dyer Photographs 2007, 1st edition, Bright Sky Press, Albany. Introduction by Elmer Kelton; paintings by Lionel Sosa. This book is a beautiful mosaic of images, impressions and history that honor the vaquero tradition. 159pp. Folio HB/DJ….45.00 SOLD


32) Duval, John C. THE ADVENTURES OF BIG-FOOT WALLACE The Texas Ranger and Hunter 1983, reprint by Time-Life, NY. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “This is a well-written account of a fascinating Texas Ranger and hero.” 291pp w/illustrations. HB bound in leather….25.00 SOLD


33) [EASTLAND COUNTY] “GATEWAY TO THE WEST” Eastland County History 1989, 1st edition, Taylor Publishing. A massive 748 page Texas county history w/photos, endpaper map, historical articles, family histories, and more. Folio HB red cloth with cover decorations in silver, near fine copy, very scarce…..275.00 SOLD


34) [EASTLAND COUNTY] ROARING RANGER: The World’s Biggest Boom by Boyce House. 1951, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. A history of Ranger, Texas, with focus on its oil boom days of 1918-1921. 122pp w/photos, index. HB….85.00


35) [EASTLAND COUNTRY] ) House, Boyce WERE YOU IN RANGER? BY Boyce House.1935, 1st edition, Dallas. Tales concerning the oil boom in Ranger and other towns in Eastland County, Texas, during the ‘Teens of last century. 210pp w/illus. HB green cloth, SIGNED…….40.00


36) [ECTOR COUNTY] ECTOR COUNTY, TEXAS: 125 Years of History by Glenn Justice. 2011, 1st edition, San Antonio. Early history; “Odessa, from cow town to boom town”; much on the oil boom. 192pp w/photos, index. Folio HB/DJ fine copy, SIGNED………..95.00


37) [ECTOR COUNTY] ODESSA: City of Dreams by Velma Barrett & Hazel Oliver. 1952, 1st “Premiere Edition,” Naylor Co., San Antonio. A history of the seat of Ector County in West Texas and of some of its early-day founders. 125pp w/many photos, index. HB/DJ, SIGNED by both authors, very good copy, scarce……65.00


38) [EL PASO COUNTY] SI EL PASO by Mark A. Paulda. 2019, 1st edition,, TCU Press, Fort Worth. “A celebration of this splendid border city in stunning photographs by the author and evocative bilingual text by El Pasoans who cherish their city in all its diversity.” 184pp w/photos. Oblong folio, new [multiple copies available] CLEARANCE: 50% off = $17.48 (was $34.95)


39) [EL PASO COUNTY] EL PAS IN PICTURES by Frank Mangan. 1979, reprint, El Paso. Period photos of the region give a good historical look at the desert city. 174pp w/photos. Folio HB/DJ, very good, inscribed/SIGNED………30.00 SOLD


40) Ely, Glen Sample THE TEXAS FRONTIER and the BUTTERFIELD OVERLAND MAIL, 1858-1861 2016, 1st edition, Norman. Tells the story of Texas’s antebellum frontier, from the Red River to El Paso, a raw and primitive country punctuated by chaos, lawlessness, and violence where settlers were left on their own to deal with vigilantes, lynchings, raiding Indians, and Anglo-American outlaws. This is also the tale of the Butterfield Overland Mail, which carried passengers and mail through Texas. While it operated, the transcontinental mail line intersected and influenced much of Texas’s frontier history. 428pp w/maps, photos, notes, bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ, new……39.95


41) Evans, G.W. “Dub” SLASH RANCH HOUNDS 2003, new edition, Silver City. Exciting tales of hunting lions and bears with hounds in Texas and New Mexico. 234pp w/photos. HB w/pictorial cover, as new ……..24.95


42) Evans, Joe M. BEAR STORIES no date, El Paso. 48pp w/illustrations. Hunting Bears with hounds. Softcover, SIGNED..35.00 SOLD


43) Fehrenbach, T.R. FIRE AND BLOOD: A History of Mexico 1973, 1st edition, NY. A comprehensive history in 675 pages with map, bibliography, index. HB/DJ fine copy…….75.00 SOLD


44) Fisher, O. C. THE SPEAKER OF NUBBIN RIDGE: The Story of the Angora Goat 1985, 1st edition, San Angelo. This book traces the history of the Angora goat from its remote ancestry, and chronicles the efforts of many Central Texas pioneers in the industry. 73pp w/photos, bibliography. Folio HB/DJ near fine, SIGNED……55.00 SOLD


45) Ford, Davis L. THE LAST COWBOY: The Personal Story of a Vanishing Cowboy 2002, 2nd printing, Austin. The story of Leroy Webb, who spent his life on ranches in West Texas and New Mexico. 255pp w/photos, maps, endnotes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, SIGNED….35.00


46) Frost, H. Gordon THE GENTLEMEN’S CLUB: The Story of Prostitution in El Paso TWO VOLUMES.1983, 1st limited “Parlor House” edition of 100 copies, Mangan Books, El Paso. “Frost follows the elusive trail of sinners and their persistent (if not always successful) reformers through more than a hundred years.” 336pp w/map, photos, chapter notes, index. Two volume set, the second volume containing a cassette tape with taped interviews with some of El Paso’s working girls.’ HB/DJ fine in publisher’s purple cloth slip case……….100.00 SOLD


47) Geier, Clarence, R., et al [editors] HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF MILITARY SIGHTS: Method and Topic. 2011, 1st edition. A comprehensive guide and aid in studying and conserving military sites. 281pp w/ill, index. Folio HB CLEARANCE 50% OFF= $25.00 (was $50.00)


48) Gracy, David B. II A MAN ABSOLUTELY SURE OF HIMSELF: Texan George Washington Littlefield 2019, 1st edition, Norman. In this retelling of the successful rancher and business entrepreneur, the author provides new information about Little-field’s term as University of Texas regent. Proud of his Civil War service in Terry’s Texas Rangers, Littlefield funded one of the nation’s first centers for Southern history. He also underwrote the school’s purchase of its first rare book library and its training programs preparing troops for World War I’s new combat roles. Foreword by J. Phelps White III. 450pp w/maps, illus, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, new [multiple copies available]……34.95


49) Graves, John GOODBYE TO A RIVER 1989, limited edition of 550 copies, Dallas. A narrative in which the author describes “a three-week trip down the Brazos River, into which is woven a history of the people who have lived along its banks – Indians, settlers, warriors and wanderers.” 237pp w/photos furnished for this edition by Bill Wittliff; foldout map by Barbara Whitehead, biblio. SIGNED by Graves at end of Preface. Folio HB, decorated cloth, fine condition…….300.00 SOLD


50) Graves, John GOODBYE TO A RIVER1960, 1st edition, NY. Illustrated by Russell Waterhouse. A narrative in which the author describes “a three-week trip down the Brazos River, into which is woven a history of the people who have lived along its banks – Indians, settlers, warriors and wanderers.” 306pp w/map, bib. HB lacks dust jacket……..95.00


51) Haile, Bartee TEXAS BOOMTOWNS: A History of Blood and Oil 2015, 1st printing, History Press, Charleston. When the oil booms arrived, so did the brothels, bordellos and slums. 119pp w/illus, biblio, index. Trade paper, new [multi-copies]….21.99


52) Haley, J. Evetts ROBBING BANKS WAS MY BUSINESS: The Story of John Harvey Bailey, 1973, 1st edition, Canyon. Illustrations by Theda Ray. The life story of a bank robber whose heyday was during the 1920s and ‘30s. 210pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ, [dust jacket has some scuffing around the edges, otherwise a very good copy] inscribed/SIGNED.………500.00


53) 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; racial troubles on the Conchos; transportation and supply; everyday life at the post; more. 352pp w/maps, illus, index. HB/DJ [dj has some large chips along the edges, now in protective cover] SIGNED…..150.00 [condition noted] SOLD


54) Harrigan, Stephen BIG WONDERFUL THING: A History of Texas 2019, 1st edition, Austin. “A tour de force by a New York Times best-selling author that captures the rich history of a state that sits at the center of a nation, yet defiantly stands apart.” 925pp w/maps, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, new SIGNED copies available……34.95


55) Harris, Charles W. & Buck Rainey [co-editors] THE COWBOYS: Red River Valley Historical Series, Volume I 1975, 1st limited edition of 100 copies, University of Oklahoma Press. Ten essays about the myth and reality of the cowboy of the era between 1860 to 1910. 171pp w/photos, drawings and photographs. HB red leather w/decorated cover, SIGNED by both editors…75.00


56) Harter, Harry EAST TEXAS OIL PARADE: The Story of Land, Oil, Politics and People Concerned With the World’s Greatest Oil Field 1934, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. 220pp w/illustrated endpaper map, biblio, appendix. HB/DJ…125.00 SOLD


57) Hassrick, Peter H. IN CONTEMPORARY RHYTHM: The Art of Ernest L. Blumenschein 2008, 2nd printing, Norman. “Blumenschein (1874-1960) is a major figure in 20th century art bridging traditionalism and modernism. This is the definitive work on his life and art reproducing masterworks along with historical photographs to form the most complete assemblage of his paintings ever published.” 399pp w/illustrations. Folio HB/DJ, fine copy…..65.00


58) Hassrick, Royal B. WESTERN PAINTING TODAY: Contemporary Painters of the American West 1975, 1st edition, NY. A look at the works of more than 70 contemporary artists, from James Bama to Henriette Wyeth. 175pp w/illus, index. Folio HB/DJ…..25.00 SOLD


59) [HAYS COUNTY] WIMBERLEY’S LEGACY edited by Williedell Schawe. 1963, 1st limited edition, The Naylor Co., San Antonio. Stories of the community with sketches of early day settlers, Indian raids, outlaws, family stories, much more. 260pp w/photos, endpaper map. HB/DJ, very good copy, SIGNED……80.00 SOLD


60) Hendrix, John IF I CAN DO IT HORSEBACK: A Cow-Country Sketchbook 1964, 1st edition, 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 gray cloth..35.00 SOLD


61) Holden, W.C. THE ESPUELA LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY: A Study of a Foreign-Owned Ranch in Texas 1970, 1st edition, Austin. A greatly expanded study and history of the vast Spur Ranch in West Texas. 268pp w/photos, maps, appendices, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, fine copy……50.00 SOLD


62) House, Aline THE CARRASCO TRAGEDY: Eleven Days of Terror in the Huntsville Prison 1975, 1st edition, Texian Press, Waco. On July 24, 1974, three armed convicts sized the Walls Unit of Huntsville Prison and kept twelve hostage under siege for nearly twelve days. 142pp w/maps, photos. HB/DJ dust jacket has scuff marks and edgewear, now in protective cover….95.00


63) House, Boyce OIL BOOM: The Story of Spindletop, Burkburnett, Mexia, Smackover, Desdemona, and Ranger 1941, 1st edition, Caldwell. Dobie, GUIDE…: :…this book gives a contemporary picture of the gushing days of oil, money, and humanity.” 194pp w/photos. HB/DJ dust jacket has large chip top front…….85.00 SOLD


64) House, Boyce COWTOWN COLUMNIST: Human Interest Stories of Texas 1946, 1st ed, The Naylor Co., San Antonio. A versatile collection of stories about Texas from the author’s popular column in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in the 1940s. HB/DJ very good copy, SIGNED.......25.00 SOLD


65) [IRION COUNTY] IRION COUNTY HISTORY compiled by Irion County Historical Society. 1978, 1st edition, Mertzon. 581pp w/maps, photos, community histories; historical articles; much on farming, ranching, petroleum history; over 270 pages of family histories; much more, including historical essay, “Sherwood Land Rush,” by Elmer Kelton. Folio HB….185.00


66) Jackson, Jack, et al MAPPING TEXAS AND THE GULF COAST: The Contributions of Saint-Denis, Olivan, and Le Maire 1990, 1st edition, College Station. Other contributors include Robert S. Weddle and Winston DeVille. "This careful study of eighteenth-century cartography along the Gulf Coast reveals a fascinating mix of cooperation and competition between Spain and France." 92pp w/maps, notes, biblio, index. HB/DJ……35.00 SOLD


67) Jackson, Joaquin & David Marion Wilkinson ONE RANGER: A Memoir 2006, reprint edition, Austin. The personal account of the career of Jackson who served as a Texas Ranger along the Mexican border from 1966 to 1993. 279pp w/photos. HB/DJ, inscribed/SIGNED…..30.00


68) [JACKSON COUNTY] THE CAVALCADE OF JACKSON COUNTY by I.T. Taylor. 1938, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. A comprehensive history of the Gulf Coast county that includes biographies of many pioneer citizens. 471pp w/index. HB/DJ dj slightly worn, very good copy of a very scarce Texas county history…REDUCED= $150.00 (was $225.00)


69) Jackson, Joaquin [with James L. Haley] ONE RANGER RETURNS 2008, 1st edition, University of Texas Press, Austin. A sequel to Jackson’s 2005 best seller ONE RANGER: A Memoir. Here he relates more stories about murder cases, cattle rustlers, drug smugglers, the United Farm Workers strike in the Rio Grande Valley in 1966; and we hear from his wife, Shirley, and their two sons; and much more. 237pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ, inscribed/SIGNED…….30.00


70) Johnston, Harry V. MY HOME ON THE RANGE: Frontier Ranching in the Badlands 1942, 1st edition, St. Paul. Johnston was a cowpuncher in the Dakota Badlands in the last days of the 19th-century. Chapter on Theodore Roosevelt. 313pp. HB….40.00 SOLD


71) [JFK ASSASSINATION] EYEWITNESS TO HISTORY: The Kennedy Assassination As Seen By Howard Brennan by Howard L. Brennan [with J. Edward Cherryholmes]. 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 CLEARANCE: 40% off=$17.97 [was $29.95]


72) Kavanagh, Thomas W. [compiler/editor] COMANCHE ETHNOGRAPHY: Field Notes Of E. Adamson Hoebel, Waldo R. Wedel, Gustav G. Carlson And Robert H. Lowie 2008, reprint edition, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln. In the summer of 1933 in Lawton, Oklahoma, a team of six anthropologists met with eighteen Comanche elders to record the latter’s reminiscences of traditional Comanche culture. Much of the Comanches’ earlier world is presented here: religious stories, historical accounts, auto-biographical remembrances, cosmology, the practice of war, everyday games, birth rituals, funerals, kinship relations, organization of camps, material culture, relations with other tribes, more. 542pp w/photos, figures, notes, app, ref, index. HB new….60.00


73) Kavanagh, Thomas W. THE COMANCHES: A History, 1706-1875 1999, 1st paperback printing, Lincoln. “This is the first in-depth historical study of Comanche social and political groups. [Kavanagh] traces the changes and continuities in Comanche politics from their earliest interactions with Europeans to their settlement on a reservation in present-day Oklahoma.” 585pp w/maps, illustrations, tables, notes, references, index. Softcover w/pictorial cover, new………34.95 [out-of-print in cloth]


74) Kelton, Elmer MASSACRE AT GOLIAD 1965, 1st edition, Paperback original, NY. Novel…………….……29.95


75) Kelton, Elmer HORSEHEAD CROSSING 1983, 1st edition, NY. Novel. Paperback original………………..29.95


76) Kelton, Elmer AFTER THE BUGLES 1967, 1st edition, NY. 159pp. A “paperback original,” fine copy…….29.95


77) Kelton, Steve RENDERBROOK: A Century Under the Spade Brand 1989, 1st edition, Ft. Worth. Intro by Elmer Kelton. 100 year history of the innovative West Texas ranching enterprise. 221pp w/photos, map, notes, index. HB/DJ, fine copy….45.00


78) Kelton, Elmer THE TIME IT NEVER RAINED 1973, 1st edition, NY. Award-winning Texas classic. Spur Award; Western

Heritage Award. 373pp. HB/DJ, dust jacket has a closed 2 inch tear, and showing wear around the edges, overall a very good copy….150.00 [condition noted]


79) [KELTON, ELMER] ELMER KELTON AND WEST TEXAS: A Literary relationship 1989, 1st edition, Denton [Western Writer Series, No. 1] Follows Kelton’s career from its earliest days in the pulp magazine market. Includes a bibliography of his works [up to this publication date] and a most useful listing of his early short stories. 161pp w/index. HB w/decorated cover..45.00 SOLD


80) [KIMBLE COUNTY] ) IT OCCURRED IN KIMBLE AND HOW: The Story of a Texas County by O. C. Fisher. 1981, 2nd limited edition of 1,000 copies, San Angelo. Considered one of the more interesting Texas county histories with accounts of Indian fights, early day murder cases, outlaw roundups, and more. 237pp w/photos, app. HB/DJ, fine copy, inscribed/SIGNED…125.00


81) Kinard, Knox HISTORY OF THE WAGGONER RANCH 2011, limited edition of 325 copies, Four-O Publishing, Abilene. (This history of the legendary ranch first appeared in The Panhandle-Plains Historical Review, Vol. XVI, 1943.) Foreword by Larry McMurtry; 16 tintype photographs by Robb Kendrick; designed by Jace Graf. 61pp w/photos, reference notes. HB, fine…100.00


82) [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


83) Kleberg, Janell WAITING FOR DAYLIGHT: King Ranch Images From The Past 2003, 1st edition, Stoecklein Publishing & Photography, Ketchum. Kleberg writes of the ranch work she had documented on film for King Ranch over a period of thirty years. This book consists of photographs taken from horseback while working cattle in South Texas, South America, and Australia, with accompanying text. 176pp. Folio HB/DJ, near fine…..50.00


84) Knowles, Thomas W. THEY RODE FOR THE LONE STAR: The Saga of the Texas Rangers 1999, 1st edition, Dallas. A comprehensive and fully illustrated history of the Texas Rangers from their earliest days through the Civil War. 234pp w/maps, photos, bibliography, appendix, index. Folio HB/DJ, fine copy……40.00


85) Laine, Tanner COW COUNTRY 1969, 1st edition, Hereford. Stories of West Texas with emphasis on cattle ranching. Interspersed among the stories is “Face of a Cowboy” which has photos and biographical sketches of many West Texas ranchers and cowboys. 340pp w/photos, index. Folio hardback w/pictorial cover….45.00 SOLD


86) Leach, Duane M. CAESAR KLEBERG and the KING RANCH 2017, 1st edition, College Station. Foreword by Stephen J. ‘Tio Kleberg. Caesar began working for the King Ranch in 1900 and oversaw operations of the sprawling Norias Division for forty years. He was a conservationist ahead of is time, and his visionary work spawned the Caesar Kleberg Foundation for Wildlife Conservation. 354pp w/map, illustrations, bibliography, index. HB hardback w/pictorial cover, as new……34.95 SOLD


87) Mangan, Frank J. MANGAN’S WAR: A Personal View of World War II 2003, 1st edition, Mangan Books, El Paso. Mangan’s “poignant saga” remembers his experiences at Normandy and the Battle of the Hedgerows, Saint-Lo breakout, liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge and releasing prisoners at Dachau. HB/DJ fine, SIGNED……30.00 SOLD


88) [MARTIN COUNTY] “BUTTER AND EGG MONEY” Farm Women of Martin County, Texas, 1876-1957 1996, 1st edition, a thesis presented to the Graduate Faculty of History at the University of Texas of the Permian Basis. This paper is about the dedication of Martin County farm women and their success on their family farms. It chronicles what they believed were their duties to themselves and to their families and communities. 95pp typescript w/sources. Folio HB red cloth, fine, inscribed/SIGNED…55.00 SOLD


89) Maxwell, Terry C. WILDLIFE OF THE CONCHO VALLEY 2013, 1st edition, College Station. A guide to the fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals known to have occurred in the Concho Valley over the past 150 years. 270pp w/illus., sources, index. HB w/pictorial cover, new [multiple copies available = $29.95


90) McChristian, Douglas C. REGULAR ARMY o! Soldiering on the Western Frontier, 1865 1891 2017, 1st edition, Norman. “McChristian plumbs the regulars’ accounts for frank descriptions of their training to be soldiers; their daily routines, including what they ate, how they kept clean, and what they did for amusement; the reasons a disproportionate number occasionally deserted, while black soldiers did so only rarely; how the men prepared for field service; and how the majority who survived mustered out.” 762pp w/illus, index. HB/DJ, as new …….39.95


91) McGarry, Susan Hallsten WEST OF CAMELOT: The Historical Paintings of Kenneth Riley 1993, 1st edition, Tucson. This book showcases over 100 plates of the remarkable Arizona artist’s paintings, with accompanying text by McGarry. 212pp w/illus, bibliography, index to plates. Folio HB/DJ, fine copy…..35.00


92) McLane, Alfred E. OIL AND GAS LEASING ON INDIAN LANDS 1955, 1st edition, Denver. Foreword by Glenn L. Emmons, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. A helpful source for lawyers? 407pp w/maps, index. HB red cloth…….40.00


93) [McLENNAN COUNTY] THE MOODY AREA: Its History and People, 1852-1981 by Estelle Mabray Rice. 1981, 1st edition, Waco. A comprehensive history of the area 28 miles southwest of Waco that includes historical articles, tales and legends, many family biographies. 488pp w/photos. HB/DJ………..75.00


94) McMurtry, Larry LEAVING CHEYENNE 1963, 1st edition, NY. Award-winning novel, author’s second book. HB/DJ near fine copy [dust jacket has been clipped and has two ½ inch tape residue marks on dust jacket flaps] with a clean white card tipped in which McMurtry has SIGNED in his early legible signature……..600.00


95) McMurtry, Larry THE LAST PICTURE SHOW 1966, 1st edition, NY. McMurtry’s fourth novel, a story of small-town life in North Texas. 280pp. HB/DJ very good copy,…..400.00


96) McMurtry, Larry TERMS OF ENDEARMENT 1977, 1st British Edition, W.H. Allen, London. 410pp. HB/DJ, fine copy, SIGNED by McMurtry on the front free endpaper…….100.00 SOLD


97) McMurtry, Larry HORSEMAN, PASS BY 1985, 2nd edition, TAMU Press, College Station. HB/DJ fine copy….50.00 SOLD


98) McVaugh, Rogers EDWARD PALMER: Plant Explorer of the American West 1956, 1st edition, Norman. Palmer (1831-1911) was probably the most productive botanical collector and naturalist of the last century. This biography details many of his travels, and reproduces his Colorado and Indian Territory notes exactly as he took them, and more. 430pp w/maps, illus, references, index. HB/DJ very good w/some wear along edges of dust jacket……35.00


99) Mellard, Rudolph THE CHIHUAHUA TRAIL-1868 1973, 1st limited edition of 150 copies, Salado. Novel. 315pp w/endpaper maps. HB w/pictorial cover, inscribed/SIGNED……….30.00


100) Metz, Leon C. DESERT ARMY: Fort Bliss on the Texas Border 1989, 2nd revised and expanded edition, El Paso. Illus-trations by Jose Cisneros. A history of the U.S. Military at El Paso. 203pp w/photos, appendix, bib, index. HB/DJ, SIGNED….55.00 SOLD


101) Meyer, Claudia DONALD TEAGUE: A Life in Color 1988, 1st edition, Bozeman. Introduction by Tom Lovell. Teague is considered one of America’s greatest watercolorists. 100 full-color and 3 black-and-white plates. Oblong folio HB/DJ, fine..85.00


102) Miller, Thomas Lloyd THE PUBLIC LANDS OF TEXAS, 1519-1970 c1972, reprint edition, Norman. This volume covers all important legislation relating to public lands—lands for settlers, for soldiers, for internal improvements, for schools—as well as the administration of laws related to timber/mineral rights. 341pp w/maps, illus, notes, bib, index. Trade paperback, new….24.95


103) Myres, S. D. (editor) PIONEER SURVEYOR—FRONTIER LAWYER: The Personal Narrative of O.W. Williams 1968, 2nd edition, El Paso. Maps and sketches by Jose Cisneros; designed by Carl Hertzog; introduction by C.L. Sonnichsen. A collection of the varied writings of O. W. Williams who surveyed across the Plains of Texas, worked in the mines of New Mexico, and eventually settled in the Big Bend country of Texas. He was a keen observer of the world around him, and his writings give a first-hand account of incidents involving both human and animal during the eventful period of 1877 to 1902. 350pp w/photos, illus., maps, appendices, index. HB/DJ…..35.00


104) Nash, Robert & Peggy Nichols MR. McCAMEY: Claude W. Brown, the Life of a Texas Oilman 1994, 2nd printing, Austin. Brown played a key role in the development of the Permian Basin’s petroleum industry. 98pp w/photos, bib, index. HB/DJ..25.00


105) Noelke, Virginia A HISTORY OF THE CACTUS HOTEL 1996, 1st edition, San Angelo. The Cactus Hotel in San Angelo was originally Conrad Hilton’s fourth hotel, built in 1928. It became the Cactus Hotel in 1932, and has graced San Angelo’s skyline ever since. 182pp w/many photos. Softcover…….45.00 SOLD


106) Nordyke, Lewis CATTLE EMPIRE: The Fabulous Story of the 3,000,000 acre XIT 1949, 1st edition, NY. A history of the famed Panhandle ranching empire and of the men who developed it. 273pp w/photos, appendix [includes “Ranch Rules” as set down by Abner Taylor in 1888.] HB lacks dust jacket……40.00


107) 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 dj chipped at top of spine, otherwise a fine copy…45.00


108) O’Neal, Bill THE JOHNSON COUNTY WAR 2004, reprint edition, Fort Worth. [2005 Book of the Year Award, National Association for Outlaw and Lawmen History.] A complete account of Wyoming’s infamous range war in the late 1800s. 290pp w/photos, endnotes, bibliography, index. Folio softcover…….27.95


109) O’Neal, Bill JOHN CHISUM: Frontier Cattle King 2018, 1st edition, Fort Worth. A new look at the life of the “Jinglebob King” John Chisum, who , at one time, owned more cattle than anyone in America. 164pp w/photos, notes, bibliography, index. Trade Paperback, as new……19.95


110) Pendleton, Tom THE IRON ORCHARD 2019, reprint edition, TCU Press, Fort Worth. Novel of the West Texas oil patch, and recently made into a movie, which was partially filmed around Big Spring. 384pp. Trade paperback, new [multi-copies]…24.95


111) Pingenot, Ben E. SIRINGO 1989, 1st edition, College Station. A good biography of the cowboy-pioneer lawman-private detective whose path crossed with such characters a Billy the Kid, Bat Masterson, Charles Darrow, Charles M. Russell, Will Rogers, and many others. Before his career as a lawman, Siringo worked for Shanghai Pierce, and trailed cattle up the Chisholm Trail. 232pp w/illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ…40.00


112) Raines, C.W. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF TEXAS: Being a descriptive list of books, pamphlets, and documents relating to Texas in print and manuscript since 1536, including a complete collation of the laws; with an introductory essay on the materials of early Texan history. 1955, limited edition reprint of the 1896 original by Frontier Press, Houston. Jenkins, BTB: “Few annotated bibliographies have withstood the passing years as well as this.”268pp w/appendices, index. HB/slipcase…45.00 SOLD


113) 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 SOLD


114) Rister, Carl Coke OIL! Titan of the Southwest 1949, 2nd printing, Norman. A comprehensive history of the discovery of oil in the region that embraces Arkansas, Louisiana, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico. 467pp with photos, maps, glossary bibliography, index. H/DJ, nice…..45.00


115) Salmon, M.H. TALES OF THE CHASE: Hound-dogs, Catfish, and Other Pursuits Afield 2012, 2nd edition, Silver City. Twenty entertaining hunting with hounds stories.244pp w/illus. HB w/illustrated cover, as new, SIGNED……24.95


116) [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 slightly pulled…….300.00


117) Seibt, Betty Kay MILLIONAIRE COWBOY 1983, 1st edition, Abilene. Stories about the life of Tom Hendrick who founded the Hendrick Home for Children in Abilene, Texas. 89pp w/photos. HB brown and orange cloth…..14.95 SOLD


118) Siringo, Charles A. RIATA AND SPURS: The Story of a Lifetime Spent in the Saddle as Cowboy and Detective 1931, 2nd revised edition, Boston. Reese, SIX-SCORE: “The works of Siringo are essential to any range library.” Chapters on Billy the Kid, John Wesley Hardin, Clay Allison, Jim Miller, Tom Horn, and many others. 261pp w/photos. HB brown cloth, very good……45.00 SOLD


119) Smart, Charles Allen VIVA JUAREZ! The Life of Benito Juarez (1806-1872) President of Mexico 1964, 1st UK edition, London. Juarez had a long political background before becoming President of Mexico. His decision to suspend all foreign debt payments gave Napoleon III pretext for intervening in Mexico and installing Maximilian as ruler. 444pp w/notes, index….40.00 SOLD


120) Stoecklein, David DON’T FENCE ME IN: Images of the Spirit of the West 1996, 1st edition, Ketchum. “Through a decade of photography spanning ten Western states, Stoecklein depicts the modern-day cowboy at work and at play, at sunrise, and sunset, in all kinds of weather.” Contents include: The Western Horse, The First American Cowboy, The Cowboy Way, Laidlaw Fence, The Art of Roping, Bustin' Broncs, The Bullfighter, Spurs, Cowboy Boots, Winter in the Country. 204pp w/photos, illustrations. Folio HB/DJ…….45.00 SOLD


121) [STOECKLEIN, DAVID R.] THE TEXAS COWBOYS: Cowboys of the Lone Star State—A Photographic Portrayal text by Tom B. Saunders, photography by David R. Stoecklein.. 1997, 1st edition, Ketchum. Includes drawings by Bob Moline. A photographic study of the modern-day cowboy and his life on the range. 249pp w/illus, biblio, and notes. Large folio HB/DJ….45.00 SOLD


122) Sutton, George Miksch MEXICAN BIRDS: First Impressions Based Upon An Ornithological Expedition to Tamaulipas. Nuevo Leon, and Coahuila 1951, 1st edition, Norman. Illustrated with water-color and pen-and-ink drawings by the author. Includes an appendix with brief descriptions of all Mexican birds. 282pp w/illus, appendix, index. HB/DJ (dust jacket has a few tiny nicks along the edges, otherwise a near fine copy)……45.00 SOLD


123) [TEXAS RANGERS] TEXAS RANGERS SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY, 1823-1973 1973, 1st edition, Fort Worth. Introduction by Governor Dolph Briscoe. This scarce volume, published the year the Ranger’s Museum opened in Waco, includes a chronological record of Texas Ranger milestones, plus a narrative history by Richard N. Conger. The endpapers have printed signatures of dozens of Texas Rangers and others who attended the anniversary celebration. 176pp w/many photos.

Folio HB, leather-bound with decorated cover, top of spine pulled, otherwise a very good copy…..145.00


124) 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…….35.00


125) Tinker, Edward Larocque THE HORSEMEN OF THE AMERICAS: And the Literature They Inspired 1967, 2nd revised edition, NY. Contents include: "The Cult of the Gaucho and the Creation of a Literature," "Charros, Corridos and Calaveras," and "The Cowboy in Life and Literature;" numerous illustrations in color and black & white by E. Castells Capurro, Feliciano Peria, Jose Guadalupe Posada, and Nick Eggenhofer.; and four small pencil drawings of horses in motion by animal sculptor Herbert Haseltine. 149pp w/illus, notes, bibliography. Folio HB/DJ is slightly edgeworn, now in protective cover..30.00


126) [TOM GREEN COUNTY] TOM GREEN COUNTY: Chronicles Of Our Heritage TWO VOLUMES 2003, 1st edition, Abilene. Volume One (566pp): “General History” with maps and photos. Includes historical articles about Fort Concho; pioneer biographical sketches; community histories; farming and ranching; much more. Volume Two (528pp): “Family Histories.”

Each volume indexed. Both volumes folio hardbacks bound in green cloth with gold embossed lettering, as new, the set = 125.00


127) Webb, Walter Prescott THE TEXAS RANGERS: A Century of Frontier Defense 1935, 1st edition, 2nd state [ identification error of photo on page 565 has been corrected], Boston. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “This is the most important work on the Texas Rangers…Wisely conceived, profusely illustrated, and beautifully written, the book is a fitting monument to a great institution.” 584pp w/photos, biblio, index. HB tan cloth, very good, sound copy…..75.00 SOLD


128) Weddle, Robert S. THE SAN SABA MISSION: Spanish Pivot in Texas 1964, 1st edition, Austin. A detailed history of the old mission that was established in 1757 with its ruins still visible at the golf course near Menard, Texas. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “This study is well-organized…and gives a coherent tale of one spot in the Southwest, a key in an international struggle for mastery of the continent.” He also points out that Weddle has debunked the mythology of the silver mines of which so much has been written, and tells the history of the project in “the context of the Spanish objectives in the New World,” which was to convert the Plains Indians as a means of pacifying and controlling them. HB/DJ, near fine copy, inscribed/SIGNED…..75.00 SOLD


129) Wittliff, Bill [editor/photographer] A BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHS FROM LONESOME DOVE 2007, 1st edition, UT Press, 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 near fine copy…….75.00


A wonderful trilogy—classic Texas literature!

130) Wittliff, Bill THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE 2014, 1st edition, Austin. Novel. “…an engrossing story of a Texas Huck Finn that brims with folk wisdom and sly humor. A rogue’s gallery of characters…” 224pp w/illustrations by Jack Unruh. HB/DJ, new, limited supply of SIGNED copies available. ………40.00


131 ) Wittliff, Bill THE DEVIL’S SINKHOLE 2016, 1st edition, Austin. Illustrations by Joe Ciardiello. Sequel to Wittliff’s charming and entertaining The Devil’s Backbone. More adventures of the boy Papa and his amigo Calley Pearsall. 203pp w/illustrations. HB/DJ, new, limited supply of SIGNED copies available………….40.00


132) Wittliff, Bill THE DEVIL’S FORK 2018, 1st edition, Austin. Illustrations by Edward Carey. The third and final volume of Wittliff’s charming Papa Stories trilogy. 153pp w/illustrations. HB/DJ, new, limited supply of SIGNED copies available ..40.00


133) Wittliff, Bill SUNRISESUNSET: Solargraphs From Plum Creek 2019, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. Foreword by Kate Breakey; essay by Keith Carter. “Wittliff pokes pinholes in various containers and allows the sun to ‘paint’ on the paper over periods that can last anywhere from a few days to a year. The resulting solargraphs are, as art photographer Kate Breakey suggests, a record of ‘the slow turning of the earth, without the details: the gradual passing of time at Plum Creek’.” 170pp w/179 plates. Folio HB/DJ, new [multiple copies available]…….35.00


134) [YOUNG COUNTY] FORT BELKNAP: Frontier Saga—Indians, Negroes and Anglo-Americans on the Texas Frontier

by Barbara A. Neal Ledbetter. 1982, 1st edition, Austin. A history of Fort Belknap, in Young County, that was one of a line of Texas forts in the mid-1800s. Includes information on frontier race relations; Indian captives; also information on Fort Griffin, Mobeetie, and Tascosa in West Texas. 300ppw/maps, illus, notes, biblio, app, index. HB/DJ, near fine, exceedingly scarce SIGNED…..350.00


Early Spanish exploration of the American Southwest – some very scarce titles!

135) Carroll, H. Bailey & J. Villasana Haggard [editors/translators] THREE NEW MEXICO CHRONICLES 1942, 1st limited edition of 550 copies, The Quivera Society Publications, Volume XI, Albuquerque. Includes: The Exposicion of Don Pedro Bautista Pino 1812; the Ojeada of Lic. Antonio Barreiro 1832; and the additions by Don Jose Agustin de Escudero, 1849. These three works are considered the best primary sources for information about New Mexico’s history and culture for the period of 1801 to 1849. 342pp w/plates, notes, index. HB, vellum spine over salmon paper-covered boards, still uncut pages…..95.00

136) Hammond, George P. & Agapito Rey NEW MEXICO IN 1602: Juan De Montoya’s Relation of the Discovery of New Mexico 1938, 1st limited edition of 550 copies, The Quivera Society Publications, Volume VIII, Albuquerque. Montoya was a soldier and gives his account of the exploration and colonization of the Spanish Southwest from 1599 to 1609, during Onate’s reign as governor.143pp w/illustrations, notes, index. HB, vellum spine over salmon paper-covered boards, still uncut pages…..85.00

137) Villagra, Gaspar Perez de HISTORY OF NEW MEXICO 1933, # 163 of a limited edition of 665 copies published for the Quivira Society, Los Angeles. Translated by Gilberto Espinosa, with introduction and notes by F. W. Hodge. The author, Villagra, enlisted “under the banner of Onate for the conquest and colonization of New Mexico in 1598.” Although the original Spanish text, published in 1610, was in verse, it has been hailed by later historians as an important early history of the southwest. This translation is in narrative form. 307pp w/illustrations, notes, appendices, index. HB vellum spine over salmon paper-covered boards…95.00

138) Espinoza, J. Manuel [editor/translator] FIRST EXPEDITION OF VARGAS INTO NEW MEXICO, 1692 1940, 1st edition, (Volume X of the Coronado Cuarto Centennial Publications, edited by George P. Hammond) Albuquerque. The Spanish governor of New Mexico, Don Diego de Vargas, narrates his own version of his re-conquest of New Mexico which had been lost to Spain and the Church in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. 319pp w/frontis, index. HB/DJ original red cloth some pages still uncut; fine copy...100.00 SOLD



139) Wilson, Steve THE MAKING OF GONE WITH THE WIND 2014, 1st edition, University of Texas Press/Harry Ransom Center. Foreword by Robert Osborne. To commemorate the iconic movie’s 75th anniversary, this book presents more than 600 items from the archives of David O. Selznick, the film’s producer, and his business partner John Hay “Jock” Whitney, which are housed at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin. “This inside view of the decisions and creative choices that shaped the production reaffirm that Gone With The Wind is perhaps the quintessential film of Hollywood’s Golden Age and illustrate why it remains influential and controversial decades after it was released.” 335pp w/illustrations, appendix, index. Folio HB/DJ, as new……50.00


140) Wharton, H.M. WAR SONGS AND POEMS OF THE SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY 1904, 1st edition, np. "A collection of the most popular and impressive songs and poems of the war times, dear to every southern heart; collected and retold with personal reminiscences of the war." Includes a section giving brief summaries of each Southern State’s secession and involvement in the war. 416pp w/many illustrations. HB original gray cloth w/decorated cover, very good copy …..100.00 SOLD


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