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CATALOG #304, June, 2020


1) Adams, Ramon F. SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen 1982, revised and greatly enlarged edition, Norman. An authoritative source of reference on writings about western gunfighters, good and bad. 2,491 titles are listed with bibliographic information. 808pp. HB/DJ, very good copy…….40.00


2) [ARCHEOLOGY] THE ROCK ART OF TEXAS INDIANS by W. W. Newcomb, Jr. 1967, 1st edition, Austin. Paintings by Forrest Kirkland, 32 in full color, 128 in black and white, plus many photos. This book is the result of a decades-long study of rock art in West Texas from the Pecos and Devil’s rivers to the Big Bend and Hueco Tanks northeast of El Paso. Hundreds of examples of petroglyphs and pictographs are reproduced. 239pp w/appendix, biblio, index. Folio HB/DJ showing light edgewear…...135.00


3) Barker, S. Omar [editor] LEGENDS AND TALES OF THE OLD WEST 1962, 1st edition, NY. “Sixty entertaining folk tales, legends, and tall stories told by members of the Western Writers of America.” Entertainment in the ‘campfire manner.’ 408pp. HB/DJ, near fine copy……..30.00


4) Bass, Rick THE DEER PASTURE 1985, 1st edition, College Station. Author’s first book. Seventeen delightful essays set in the rustic beauty of the Texas Hill Country. “This little book, [Bass’s] first, is not about hunting deer in Gillespie County; it is about living with a certain appreciation for life, and indirectly, Texas tradition.” HB/DJ, near fine w/faded spine…..35.00


5) Benrimo, Dorothy [photographer] CAMPOSANTOS 1966, 1st edition, Ft. Worth. Commentary by Rebecca Salsbury James, and historical notes by E. Boyd. A unique study of Spanish-American grave crosses in New Mexico. 76pp w/map. Folio HB in plastine cover, nice copy..........37.50


6) Bernard, Lora-Marie THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS: The Song, The Legend and Emily D. West 2020, 1st printing, Charleston. The author seeks an honest account honoring the grit and determination that brought a free black woman from the abolitionist riots of Connecticut to the thick of a bloody Texas revolution. 160pp w/illus. Trade paper, new[multi-copies]….23.99


7) [BIG BEND] THE LIFE OF EVERETT EWING TOWNSEND by Lewis H. Saxton and Clifford B. Casey. 1958, West Texas Historical and Scientific Society Publication #17, Sul Ross State College. A biography of Townsend, a former Texas Ranger, mounted customs inspector, sheriff, and state legislator. He was instrumental in the acquisition and development of Big Bend National Park. 67pp w/footnotes. Softcover, very scarce….100.00


8) [BIG BEND] LOST MINES & BURIED TREASURES OF THE BIG BEND, 2nd Edition by W.C. Jameson. 2014, 1st printing, Iron Mountain Press, Houston. Twenty-two tales of some of the most exciting and mysterious lost treasures that are still searched for today, with photos, and maps of the locations where the stories took place. 256pp w/ill. Trade paperback with flaps, new [multi-copies available]….19.95


9) Bigelow, Horatio THE BEST OF HORATIO BIGELOW 1994, limited edition reprint of 450 copies, Live Oak Press. “A collection of fine gun-dog and bird-hunting stories.” 204pp w/illus. HB brown leather w/gold lettering, slipcase…75.00


10) Biggers, Don Hampton BUFFALO GUNS AND BARBED WIRE: Two Frontier Accounts 1991, special edition limited to 260 copies, issued by the Book Club of Texas. A combined reissue of “Pictures of the Past” and “History That Will Never Be Repeated,” with: introduction by A.C. Greene; biography of Biggers by Seymour V. Connor; duotone photos by George Robertson and Erwin E. Smith. A journalist’s account of the last great buffalo hunters, and range stories about cattlemen and cowboys of West Texas. 241pp w/photos, map, notes, sources. Oblong folio cloth bound in ¼ cowhide, slipcased, and SIGNED by A.C. Greene and the printer, inserted into the slipcase is an additional suite of the photographic images suitable for framing. Beautiful copy …..200.00SOLD


11) Blackwell, Bunyan, et al TALES FROM THE BRUSH COUNTRY 1963, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. Tales and legends of the South Texas brush country by Blackwell, Dobie, O. Henry, and Bigfoot Wallace. 183pp w/illus. HB ……20.00 SOLD


12) Blessington, J.P. THE CAMPAIGNS OF WALKER’S TEXAS DIVISION 1875, 1st edition, ByLang, Little & Co., Printers, NY.. A complete record of the unit’s activities in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, including the battles at Perkins’ Landing, Mansfield, Milliken’s Bend, Bayou Bourbeoux, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, Jenkins’ Ferry, and others; much more. 314pp. HB green cloth w/gold lettering, has slight beginnings of cracked front hinge, otherwise a very good copy, rare…..350.00 SOLD


13) Boessenecker, John RIDE THE DEVIL’S HERD: Wyatt Earp’s Epic Battle Against the West’s Biggest Outlaw Gang 2020, 1st edition, Hanover Square Press. “The Cowboys were the largest outlaw gang in the history of the American West. After battles with the law in Texas and New Mexico, they shifted their operations to Arizona. There, led by Curly Bill Brocius, they ruled the border, robbing, rustling, smuggling and killing with impunity until they made the fatal mistake of tangling with the Earp brothers.” 512pp w/illus, index. HB/DJ, new [multiple copies available]……29.99


14) [BROWN COUNTY]. SOMETHING ABOUT BROWN (A History of Brown County, Texas) by T.R. Havins. 1958, 1st edition, Brownwood. Includes chapters on communities, cattle ranching, Texas Rangers, and some mention of John Wesley Hardin and his activities in the area. 208pp w/photos, bibliography, appendix, index. HB/DJ fine copy, SIGNED ….85.00


15) Brown, Dee & Martin F. Schmitt TRAIL DRIVING DAYS 1952, reprint edition by Bonanza Books, 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, very good copy………….35.00


16) Burns, Mamie Sypert THIS I CAN LEAVE YOU: A Woman’s Days on the Pitchfork Ranch 1986, 1st edition, College Station. The author’s husband became manager of the Pitchfork in 1942, and for 23 years she jotted down and later published these memoirs about Pitchfork cowhands, cooks and gardeners, ranch guests, and her own family. 281pp w/photos. HB/DJ….35.00 SOLD


17) Burrough, Bryan THE BIG RICH: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes 2009, 1st edition, NY. This book chronicles the rise and fall of the state’s four wealthiest oil fortunes: Roy Cullen, H.L. Hunt, Clint Murchison, and Sid Richardson. 466pp w/photos, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ near fine……29.95


18) Burton, Jeffrey THE DEADLIEST OUTLAWS; The Ketchum Gang and the Wild Bunch 2009, 2nd edition, Denton. The newest and most complete history of Tom “Black Jack” Ketchum, his brother, Sam, and other members of the Ketchum Gang that robbed, killed and generally terrorized West Texas, New Mexico and Arizona in the last decade of the 19th century. The material in this book comes from material diligently collected by the author over a period of forty years from mainly unpublished sources, comprising family records, trial transcripts and other court records, personal reminiscences, official correspondence and reports, census returns, and contemporary newspapers. 504pp w/photos, maps, endnotes, bib, index. HB/DJ, as new……75.00

[NOTE: The original first edition was published privately by the author in an edition of 100 copies—it is rarely listedand this second edition is out-of-print in hardback.]


19) Chalfant, William Y. WITHOUT QUARTER: The Wichita Expedition and the Fight on Crooked Creek 1991, 1st edition, Norman. The story of the first major U.S. military expedition against the Comanches in 1858. 170pp w/maps, photos, sketches, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, fine copy, inscribed/SIGNED……40.00


20) Charles, Mrs. Tom TALES OF THE TULAROSA 1953, 1st edition limited to 1000 copies, Alamogordo. Designed and produced by Carl Hertzog; map and frontispiece by Jose Cisneros. Has chapters on Eugene Manlove Rhodes; Geronimo; the Apache Kid; Mescalero Reservation police; the man who killed Maximilian; and more. 69pp w/photos. HB/DJ fine copy…..75.00 SOLD


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 minor scuffing at top of spine and top edge….75.00 SOLD


22) [CLAY COUNTY] ROMANCE AND DIM TRAILS: A History of Clay County by Katherine Christian (Mrs. J. W.) Douthitt, editor-in-chief. 1938, 1st edition, William T. Hardy, publisher, Dallas. Many historical articles that give a comprehensive look the county’s early history, written by many who witnessed it, plus several early pioneer biographies. Includes a list of ranches and their registered brands. 280pp w/endpaper map, drawings & photos; errata. HB red marbled cloth w/gold lettering, fine..295.00 SOLD


23) Clay, John MY LIFE ON THE RANGE 1924, 1st edition, “privately printed,” Chicago. Adams, SIX-GUNS [and for the most part, repeated in HERD]: “This well-written book about the author’s ranch experiences has become scarce in the first edition, and is one of the most sought after cattle books. He was one of the better-known ranch owners of the Northwest and a well-educated Scotsman. His picture of ranch life is interesting and authentic. He relates many incidents of the Lincoln County War and tells about Tom Horn. ” 366pp w/photos, index. HB green cloth w/gold lettering, fine copy, exceedingly scarce……250.00 SOLD


24) Corwin, Hugh D. COMANCHE & KIOWA CAPTIVES IN OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS 1959, 1st edition, Lawton. Twelve stories of Indian captives including Francesca Medrano, Cynthia Ann Parker, Willie and Hermann Lehmann, Millie Durgan, Lizzie Ross, and others. 237pp w/photos, index. HB, extra nice copy, SIGNED, very scarce….165.00 SOLD


25) Cox, William R. LUKE SHORT AND HIS ERA: A Biography of One of the Old West’s Most Famous Gamblers 1961, 1st edition, NY. A biography of the Old West’s most famous gambler and gunman. 214pp w/biblio, index. HB/DJ, fine…35.00


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 that opened up the Black Hills territory for white settlement. 110pp w/illus. HB/DJ green cloth w/gilt lettering on spine, fine copy w/plain brown DJ in protective cover…...125.00


27) Croy, Homer HE HANGED THEM HIGH: An Authentic Account of the Fanatical Judge Who Hanged Eighty-eight men 1956, 2nd printing, NY. Adams, SIX-GUNS: “A well-written book, not without humor, which gives some information on Judge Isaac Parker’s background and boyhood which Harrington did not include in his [biography of Parker].” 278pp w/photos, sources, index. HB/DJ [dust jacket has minor wear along top edge, very good overall]….30.00


28) Davis, John L. THE TEXAS RANGERS: Their First 150 Years 1975, 1st edition, San Antonio. A good history of the legendary law enforcement agency with many contemporary photos. 114pp w/photos. HB/DJ….50.00 SOLD


29) Davis, John L. TEXAS RANGERS: Images and Incidents 1991, 1st printing of the revised edition with much new material, San Antonio. An overview of the Texas Rangers, with many well-known narratives, and some not so well-known. 171pp w/many fine old photos, index. Folio HB/DJ……45.00 SOLD


30) [DAWSON COUNTY] THE TRAIL OF YEARS IN DAWSON COUNTY, TEXAS by M.C. Lindsey. Nd [circa 1953?], 1st edition, Fort Worth. 266pp w/photos, historical articles with a chapter on Quanah Parker; list of WWII veterans; biographies of early families, much more with index and some nice old period photos. HB beige cloth, fine condition……75.00


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…….85.00


32) Dobie, J. Frank A VAQUERO OF THE BRUSH COUNTRY 1952, reprint, Boston. 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.” 302pp w/endpaper map, illus, index. HB/DJ, very good copy, SIGNED…..100.00 SOLD


33) Dobie, J. Frank OUT OF THE OLD ROCK 1972, 1st edition, Boston. Sixteen interesting character profiles of folks of varied backgrounds whom Dobie knew and wrote about. 237pp. HB/DJ very good copy…….40.00 SOLD


34) Dobie, J. Frank TONGUES OF THE MONTE 1947, an early reprint edition, NY. Dobie recounts some time spent in the rugged badlands of northern Mexico. 301pp. A Dobie title that is hard to find in any edition. HB cloth w/decorated board…..30.00 SOLD


35) Dobie, J. Frank THE LONGHORNS 1942, 4th printing, Boston. Illustrations by Tom Lea. A chronicle of the great days of the Longhorn and of that special breed of cowboys who worked them. Reese, SIX-SCORE: “One of the true classics of range cattle literature.” 388pp w/photos, notes, biblio, index. HB/DJ [dust jacket edgeworn and chipped, now in protective cover] SIGNED by Dobie with an encouraging inscription to a Texas Longhorn player…….125.00 SOLD


36) Donahue, Jack WILDCATTER: The Story of Michael T. Halbouty and the Search for Oil1979, 1st edition, NY. An independent oilman, Halbouty predicted the 1970’s oil crisis, among other things.258pp w/index. HB/DJ……..30.00


37) Elder, Jane Lenz & David Weber TRADING IN SANTA FE: John M. Kingsbury’s Correspondence with James Josiah Webb, 1853-1861 1996, 1st edition, Dallas. “For aficionados of New Mexico’s history and Santa Fe Tail enthusiasts, Kingsbury’s letters contain a wealth of firsthand glimpses into the social and economic conditions of a Mexican town, deep in Indian-controlled territory recently conquered by the U.S. in the war with Mexico.” 326pp w/map, illus, appendix, biblio, index. Folio softcover..25.00 SOLD


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, near fine……85.00


39) [FORT BEND COUNTY] WHARTON’S HISTORY OF FORT BEND COUNTY by Clarence R. Wharton. 1939, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. A comprehensive history of the county from its earliest days as part of Austin’s Old 300 through the end of the 19th Century. 250pp w/foldout map, illustrations, appendices, index. HB nice copy in blue cloth, very scarce........150.00


40) [GARZA COUNTY] POST CITY, TEXAS: C.W. Post’s Colonizing Activities in West Texas by Charles Dudley Eaves & C.A. Hutchinson. 1998, reprint, Post. A history of the “company-owned town” that sets below the Cap Rock south of Lubbock. 171pp w/photos, maps, index. HB red cloth, very good copy…..35.00


41) [GEOLOGY] OIL ON THEIR SHOES: Petroleum Geology to 1918 by Ellen Sue Blakey. 1985, 1st edition, Tulsa. Photos and stories from early oil field workers.191pp w/many photos, map. Oblong folio HB/DJ near fine copy…..25.00


42) [GEOLOGY] FATHER OF TEXAS GEOLOGY: Robert T. Hill by Nancy Alexander. 1976, 1st edition, SMU Press, Dallas. Biography. “Geologist, geographer, explorer, historian, and writer, Robert T. Hill almost single-handedly laid the groundwork for all future geological studies of the Texas region.” Some interesting photos and discussions on the Big Bend region. 317pp w/photos, notes, index. HB/DJ, near fine copy……85.00 SOLD


43) [GEOLOGY] OIL & GAS FIELDS IN WEST TEXAS SYMPOSIUM, 1966 Published by West Texas Geological Society, Midland. “It is our hope that this publication will serve as a valuable reference to all those engaged in the search for new reserves and the more efficient production of established reserves.” 397pp w/many maps, charts, articles. Folio loose leaf format, spiral binder………45.00


44) [GEOLOGY] THE PERMIAN BASIN: Microns to Satellites, Looking for Oil and Gas at all Scales edited by John J. Viveiros & Scott M. Ingram. 2001, West Texas Geological Society. Includes Fall Symposium, October 2001, and Apache Mountains Field Trip Guidebook.267pp w/photos, maps, charts. Folio softcover, fine……..32.50


45) [GEOLOGY] Sequence Stratigraphy, Facies, And Reservoir Geometries of the San Andres, Grayburg, and Queen Formations, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico and Texas: Permian Basin Annual Field Trip, April, 1991 Includes article on history, natural history, and several papers by members of the Permian Basin Section. 204pp w/illus, maps [several large foldouts in rear pocket]. Folio HB blue cloth w/decorated cover…….35.00


46) [GEOLOGY] GEOLOGY OF THE FINLAY MOUNTAINS SOUTH CENTRAL HUDSPETH COUNTY, TEXAS: 1980 Field Trip Guidebook. 1980, Permian Basin Section Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists. 104pp w/photos, maps including large foldout maps in rear pocket, charts. Folio HB gray cloth w/deco…..32.50


47) [GEOLOGY] GEOLOGY OF THE EAGLE MOUNTAINS AND VICINITY, TRANS-PECOS TEXAS 1975, Permian Basin Section. 204pp w/maps [large foldout in rear pocket], natural history, illus,……….35.00


48) [GEOLOGY] THE SUPAI GROUP OF GRAND CANYON by Edwin D. McKee. 1983, 2nd printing, Washington D.C. “A study of the environment and history of four red bed formations, partly marine and partly continental, that comprise the Supai Group of Grand Canyon, Arizona.” 504pp w/photos, maps, charts, index. Folio HB w/pictorial cover…37.50


49) [GEOLOGY] LAND OF COCHISE: Southeastern Arizona edited by J.F. Callendar, et al. 1978, New Mexico Geological Society. 372pp w/photos, maps, charts, road logs, “history and flora,” much more. Folio HB w/deco cover…37.50


50) Gooch-Iglehart, Fanny Chambers THE BOY CAPTIVE OF THE TEXAS MIER EXPEDITION 1909, “revised, reprinted and republished by the author,” Press of J. R. Wood Printing Co. A fictionalized account of John C. C. Hill’s experiences as a thirteen year old boy with the Mier Expedition as related to Mrs. Gooch-Inglehart by Hill himself before his death. She also completed research, and includes a source bibliography. 331pp w/illustrations, glossary. HB maroon cloth w/raised decorations, corners bumped, cover faded, overall a very good, sound volume, and very scarce…….100.00 SOLD


51) Goodson, Barry COUNTRY COP: True Tales From A Texas Deputy Sheriff 2020, 1st edition, Denton. Deputy Goodson relates his experiences with the Parker County Sheriff’s office in the 1990s and early 2000s in North Texas. Goodson puts the reader in his patrol car to vicariously share what it is like to be in county law enforcement. 381pp w/photos, notes, biblio, index. HB/DJ, new [multiple copies available]……..34.95


52) Grant, Blanche C. THE TAOS INDIANS 1976, 2nd printing of the 1925 original by Rio Grande Press, Glorietta. A history of the tribe that inhabits the Taos area of New Mexico, much of it legend and lore handed down by the elders. 130pp. w/photos, notes, index. HB w/decorated cover….30.00 SOLD


53) Graves, Rev. H.A. ANDREW JACKSON POTTER: The Fighting Parson of the Texan Frontier 1882, 1st edition, Nashville. A contemporary account of the colorful circuit preacher who rode through much of the West Texas frontier during the latter part of the 19th-century. Accounts of his encounters with Indians and outlaws, and of his military service during the Civil War. He founded the First Methodist Church in San Angelo in 1882, and sired fourteen children. An important pioneer biography. 471pp. HB, this copy has been professionally rebound in maroon leather with gold lettering on the spine, a beautiful book………….300.00 SOLD

53b) Another edition –Andrew Jackson Potter: The Noted Parson of the Texan Frontier – 1890, 2nd edition, Nashville.

HB original binding in red cloth w/black decorations, a very good copy, intact hinges………………….200.00


54) Green, Ben K. THE SHIELD MARES 1967, 1st limited edition of 750 copies, Encino Press, Austin. Introduction by A. C. Greene; designed by William D. Wittliff. Many consider this to be Green’s best story. Hardback in slipcase, a clean, crisp copy, numbered and SIGNED by Green, quite scarce…….450.00 SOLD


59) Greene, A. C. THE 50+ BEST BOOKS ON TEXAS 1998, revised edition with additions, Denton. The author offers “a selective survey for anyone who wants to know more about Texas and Texan books.” And I will add that for anyone who wants to compile a good collection of Texas literature, the selections in this book would be a good start. HB/DJ as new….21.95


60) Griffith, G.W.E. MY 96 YEARS IN THE GREAT WEST: Indiana, Kansas and California 1929, 1st edition, Los Angeles. A pioneer’s memoirs: Kansas’ early days; trading with Indians; the Grasshopper Invasion; an interesting chapter on Quantrill’s Raid on Leavenworth which the author witnessed firsthand; much more. 289pp w/photos. HB brown cloth, fine copy….35.00


61) Hagan, William T. QUANAH PARKER: Comanche Chief 1993, 1st edition, Norman. A well- balanced biography of the great chief. 149pp w/photos, sources, index. HB/DJ, very good…..35.00 SOLD


62) Hagan, William T. THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND SIX FRIENDS OF THE INDIANS 1997, 1st edition, Norman. Describes the efforts of six prominent individuals to influence the conduct of Indian affairs during the Roosevelt administration. 274pp w/illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ…..25.00


63) Haley, James L. THE BUFFALO WAR: The History of the Red River Indian Uprising of 1874 1976, 1st edition, NY. History of the most successful campaign ever waged against the Cheyenne, Comanche and Kiowa tribes of the plains. Adobe Walls; Lone Wolf’s revenge; Miles Expedition and Battle of Red River; Lyman’s Wagon Train; Mackenzie at Palo Duro Canyon; much more. 290pp w/photos, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, near fine copy…..55.00 SOLD


64) [HALEY, J. EVETTS] J. EVETTS HALEY: A True Texas Legend by Bill Modisett. 1996, 1st limited softcover edition of 700 copies, Midland. Introduction by Elmer Kelton. An up close and personal look at the intriguing author/historian. 213pp w/photos, notes, bibliography, index. Trade paperback, SIGNED……….45.00


65) Haley, J. Evetts CHARLES GOODNIGHT: Cowman and Plainsman 1949, University of Oklahoma Press reprint edition, Norman. Illustrations by H.D. Bugbee. One of the best cowman’s biographies. Much of Haley’s material came from first-hand interviews with Goodnight over a period of years. Reese, SIX SCORE: “Goodnight’s career spanned the history of the development of West Texas, from Indian fighting to oil wells…Haley’s beautifully written biography, perhaps his best book, is an ample vehicle for a mighty figure, and a classic of American biography.” 485pp w/illus, index. HB/DJ near fine with unclipped dust jacket..125.00


66) Hamilton, Holman ZACHARY TAYLOR: Soldier in the White House 1951, 1st edition, Indianapolis. This volume covers the part of Taylor’s life when he was the 12th President of the United States and died 16 months into his presidency. 496pp w/illus, notes, bibliography, index. HB red cloth……..35.00SOLD


67) [HANSFORD COUNTY] HANSFORD COUNTY, 1876-1979 nd, 1st edition, 1st printing, Spearman. 496pp w/photos, historical articles, church histories, organizations and businesses, many family histories, and more. Folio HB beige leather w/decorated cover, fine copy……....75.00


68) Harris, Charles H., Frances E. Harris & Louis R. Sadler TEXAS RANGER BIOGRAPHIES: Those Who Served 1910-1921 2009, 1st edition, Albuquerque. Foreword by Byron A. Johnson, director of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame in Waco. The best-selling research and writing team of Harris and Sadler have compiled a reference book that presents the biographies of all 1,782 Rangers who served along the Texas-Mexico border during the period of the Mexican Revolution, some who gained fame and notoriety, and many who did not. 432pp w/photos, bibliography, index. Great genealogical information! HB/DJ, as new….29.95


69) Harston, J. Emmor COMANCHE LAND 1963, 2nd printing, Naylor Co., San Antonio. Foreword by noted archeologist, A.T. Jackson. A history of the Comanches by one who lived among them, spoke their language, and recorded their oral accounts passed down from the time of the Conquistadors. Includes much on their lifeways; a Comanche-English dictionary of words and idioms; Comanche descriptive terms for certain streams and mountains, and much more. 206pp w/map endpapers, photos, appendices. HB/DJ, fine copy……..80.00 SOLD


70) [HAYS COUNTY] STRINGTOWN: The Authentic Story of a Pioneer Texas Community From 1850 to 1892 by Zora M. Talbot. 1961, 1st edition, Corpus Christi. The story of eighteen pioneer families who founded a community in what is now Hays County along the Camino Real near San Marcos. A good look at life on the frontier during that era. Pioneer biographies. 71pp w/map, photos, pen-and-ink illustrations. The community no longer exists. HB/DJ, SIGNED, very good copy………100.00 SOLD


71) 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 brown cloth w/gilt lettering, fine copy SIGNED…….495.00

71b) Another copy – The Spur Ranch -- 1934, 1st edition, 2nd state (no map on endpapers), Boston. HB tan cloth, fine,



72) Holland, Raymond Prunty NIP AND TUCK and MY DOG LEMON 1994, limited edition reprint of 450 copies, Live Oak Press, Camden. Author tells about two of his beloved hunting dogs in two separate stories. 274pp w/illus. HB maroon leather w/gold lettering, fine copy in fine cloth slipcase, scarce…..85.00


73) Hunter, John Warren HEEL-FLY TIME IN TEXAS: A Story of the Civil War Period 1936, 2nd edition, published by J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times, Bandera. Relates experiences of a Unionist in Texas, and his run-ins with the Home Guard (aka Heel-Flies.) This edition includes a biography of John W. Hunter, written by his son, J. Marvin Hunter. 123pp. Softcover, the spine is missing, but cover is intact with some wear along the front edge, the text block is fine, very scarce…..100.00 SOLD


74) [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


75) [JEFF DAVIS COUNTY] JEFF DAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS by Lucy Miller Jacobson & Mildred Bloys Nored. 1993, 1st edition, Fort Davis. A massive, detailed history of this Trans-Pecos border county from prehistoric to present times: Espejo Expedition; Fort Davis; Civil War days; Victorio campaign; Jesse Evans gang, and other outlaws; cattle ranching; more. 676pp w/many photos, endpaper maps, many family histories chronologically by era, notes, bib, index. Folio HB, cream cloth, a fine copy SIGNED by both authors……..225.00 [This excellent Texas county history has become quite scarce!]


76) Jenkins, John H. [editor] ROBERT E. LEE ON THE RIO GRANDE: The Correspondence of Robert E. Lee on the Texas Border, 1860 1988, 1st printing, np. Lee spent two years searching for the Mexican outlaw, Juan N. Cortinas just prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. His official letters and reports of this campaign offer interesting insight into the Texas border of this period, as well as into Lee’s own personality. Softcover, a 24 page booklet sent to friends of Jenkins as a Christmas Greeting...35.00 SOLD


77) Johnson, Carl Lane WAY BEFORE DAYLIGHT, LONG AFTER DARK: A New Mexico Rancher’s Story 2015, 1st edition, Lea County Museum Press, Lovington. Drawings by Mike Capron. Johnson recalls his life as a rancher on the New Mexican plains—XX, 96, Diamond and a Half, and others—“during an era that will never be seen again.” 316pp w/photos and illus. HB with pictorial cover, new ……….30.00


78) Karr, Lee and Lela ROPE BURNS….a fair likeness of a few good COWBOYS who know the meaning of the words 1975, 1st edition, San Angelo. A photo gallery of many old-time and contemporary steer-roping competitors from around the Southwest, mostly from West Texas. 112pp w/photos. Folio HB bound in leather with decorated cover, a fine copy with intact hinges..350.00 SOLD


79) Kelton, Elmer PERMIAN: A Continuing Saga 1985, 1st limited edition of 300 copies, Midland. Kelton traces the rich history of the vast Permian Basin region and describes the action taking place in each of fourteen full-color illustrations by artist, Tom Lovell. [The paintings are: “Salt Bearers at Lake Juan Cordona,” “Trading at the Pecos Pueblo,” “Cabeza de Vaca,” “Coronado’s Expedition,” “Governor’s Palace, Santa Fe,” Horsehead Crossing of the Pecos River,” “Camels in Texas,” “Captain Pope’s Well,” “Comanche Moon,” “Fast Mail to Carlsbad,” “Free Lunch on the Slaughter Ranch,” “Plane Table Party Northeast of McCamey,” “A Bride’s Home at a Wildcat Well,” “A Trade at Midnight.”] Includes a history of the Petroleum Museum in Midland, and biographical sketches of the members of the “Petroleum Hall of Fame.” 127pp Oblong folio HB, black cloth in black slipcase w/gold embossed lettering [bottom of slipcase partially split about 3 inches] SIGNED by Lovell…..150.00 SOLD


80) Kelton, Elmer SANDHILLS BOY: The Winding Trail of a Texas Writer 2007, 1st edition, NY. Kelton’s delightful memoir is followed by an afterword by his wife, Anna Kelton. 252pp. HB/DJ, fine copy, SIGNED by Elmer and Ann…….55.00


81) Kendrick, Robb [photographer] STILL: Cowboys at the Start of the Twenty-First Century 2008, 1st edition, UT Press, Austin. Tintypes by Kendrick. “An eloquent collection of tintype cowboy photographs taken on ranches across 14 states, as well as in British Columbia, Canada and Mexico. The [148] photographs reveal the rich variety of people who are drawn to the cowboying life…Kendrick tells the backstory of the project in his photographer’s notes, while also inter-weaving stories from the cowboys themselves.” 232pp. HB/DJ, new……..50.00


82) King, Grace, et al FROM MUSKETS TO MOHAIR: The History of Fort Terrett 1992, 1st limited edition of 1500 copies, Waco. Original drawings by Clyde Heron. This book gives a complete history of this little known pre-Civil War frontier outpost (1852-1854). Located in Sutton county, it has long been a part of the Fort Terrett Ranch headquarters. Includes frontier military routine and fort operations; biographical sketches of men who served at the fort; background of the ranch and its landowners; one chapter on “Redskins, Rustlers, and Rangers;” cowboys and sheepherders; and a look at the ranch in modern times. An important contribution to the history of West Texas’ settlement and ranching. In two sections—Part One: The Fort; Part Two: The Ranch. 301pp w/many photos (some in color), maps, notes, bibliography, index. Hardback w/gilt lettering and design, scarce…..85.00 SOLD


83) Kuvlesky, William P., Jr. et al WILD TURKEY IN TEXAS: Ecology and Management 2020, 1st edition, TANU Press, College Station. This is the first book in Texas to explore the most current information about ecology and management of the Texas turkey focused exclusively on the three subspecies that inhabit the Lone Star State. 211pp w/maps, illus, apps, index. Folio HB w/pictorial boards, new[multiple copies available]……40.00


84) Leftwich, Regal H. CHIRACAHUA ANNIVERSARY 1963, 1st edition, np. A booklet commemorating the release, in 1913, of Chiracahua leaders held prisoner after the Apache wars ended. Brief sketches of the Apache leaders with photos. 51pp. Softcover, SIGNED…………...40.00


85) Leiker, James N. RACIAL BORDERS: Black Soldiers Along the Rio Grande 2002, 1st edition, College Station. “…establishes the army’s fundamental role in transforming the Rio Grande from a “frontier” into a “border” and shows how that transformation itself brought a tightening of racial and national categories.” 241pp w/photos, biblio, index. HB/DJ as new….35.00 SOLD


86) Lintel, Amy Von GEORGIA O’KEEFFE’S WARTIME LETTERS 2020, 1st edition, Denton. In 1912, a young Georgia O’Keefe, came to Canyon, Texas, to take a teaching job. Her letters reveal much about the independent minded young woman, and the impact World War I had on her, and all those around her. There are full-color reproductions of some of her works at that time. 224pp w/illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, new [multiple copies available]………28.00


87) Lord, Francis A. CIVIL WAR COLLECTOR’S ENCYCLOPEDIA: Arms, Uniforms and Equipment of the Union and Confederacy Volumes I and II 1995, reprint edition by Blue and Grey Press, Edison. Five volumes combined into two. Catalogs and describes virtually every item carried by both Union and Confederate soldiers, sailors and marines. 220pp w/illus, biblios, index. Folio HB/DJ, fine condition………35.00


88) [LOVELL, TOM] THE ART OF TOM LOVELL: An Invitation to History by Don Hedgpeth & Walt Reed. 1993, 1st edition limited, NY. A spectacular overview of the artist’s diverse historical work, with dozens of reproductions in full-color, some are double page foldouts. Divided into five sections: 1) In The Land of the Buffalo; 2) Strangers in Indian Country; 3) Blood On The Plains; 4) The Civil War; and 5) Tom Lovell the Artist. 160pp w/index to paintings. Folio HB this copy bound in beige suede leather with decoration in a slipcase with copy of a Lovell painting pasted to front [missing the extra print] Beautiful book!…150.00


89) [LUBBOCK COUNTY] A HISTORY OF LUBBOCK edited by Lawrence L. Graves. Three volumes. 1959-1960-1961,

1st edition, Lubbock. A comprehensive history by nine contributors that traces the Texas Panhandle city from its origins to modern times. The 3 volumes were annual volumes of The Museum Journal, Numbers III, IV, and V. A total of 692pp with photos, notes, bibliographies, indexes. 3 volumes, trade paperbacks. All fine…….. the set = 50.00


90) [MARTIN COUNTY] MARTIN COUNTY, TEXAS: Its Land and Its People, 1881-1978 by the Martin County Historical Commission. 1979, 1st limited edition of 1250 copies, Stanton. Historical articles, early development, community histories, 200 pages of family histories, cemetery inventories, much more. 544pp w/maps, photos, appendix, index. Folio HB maroon leather w/gold decorations, very good copy……100.00


91) McAfee, W.R. THE CATTLEMEN 1989, 1st edition, Alvin. The story of the Reid brothers who founded the Eleven Bar 11 ranch in the Barrilla Mountains northeast of Fort Davis. 266pp w/map, photos, index. HB/DJ, SIGNED……..55.00


Uncommon Larry McMurtry title

92) [McMURTRY, LARRY as ghostwriter] DAUGHTER OF THE TEJAS by Ophelia Ray. 1965, 1st edition, Greenwich. Novel about a young girl trailing after her mother who was captured by Apaches. 128pp. HB/DJ fine copy w/unclipped dust jacket...135.00 SOLD


93) McMurtry, Larry LONESOME DOVE 1985, 1st edition, 1st printing, NY. McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the Old West. 843pp. HB/DJ, a fine copy ……185.00


94) Meinzer, Wyman with Henry Chappell UNDER ONE FENCE: The Waggoner Ranch Legacy 2010, 1st edition, Benjamin. A modern look at legendary Waggoner Ranch through the lens of Meinzer’s camera: the landscape, working cowboys, much more. Includes some black-and-white period photos from the ranch’s earlier days.180pp. Folio HB/DJ, fine copy, SIGNED…..175.00


95) ) Michno, Gregory & Susan A FATE WORSE THAN DEATH: Indian Captives in the West, 1830-1885 2009, 1st edition, Caldwell. “This book is the most extensive collection ever assembled of what it was like to be an Indian captive in the west.” It contains graphic descriptions of what happened to the victims, and provides profiles of them before they were captured, how they became prisoners, how they survived, and the effects those events had on the remainder of their lives. Many of the grim events chronicled were in Texas and the Great Plains. 527pp w/photos, maps, appendices, bib, index. Trade paperback, new……19.95


96) Morris, John Miller A PRIVATE IN THE TEXAS RANGERS: A.T. Miller of Company B, Frontier Battalion 2001, 1st edition. Miller served along the Texas/Oklahoma border in 1887-88. 334pp w/illus, map, bib, index. HB/DJ….24.95


97) Mraz, John PHOTOGRAPHING THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION: Commitments, Testimonies, Icons 2012, 1st edition, Austin. This study focuses primarily on photographs made by Mexicans during the early 20th-century Revolution. “With over 200 photographs, many never before published, and an authoritative text that delves into the motivations and aesthetics of the photo-graphers who took them, this is the most ambitious and historically accurate visual record of the Mexican Revolution.” 315pp w/illus, bibliography, notes, index. HB w/pictorial cover, as new…..45.00


98) Olien, Roger M. & Diana Davids LIFE IN THE OIL FIELDS 1986, 1st edition, Austin. An interesting look at the everyday life of oil field workers and their families, told through oral recollections and many photographs. 263pp w/photos, sources, index. Oblong folio HB/DJ, very good…….35.00


99) [PALO PINTO COUNTY] THE PALO PINTO STORY by Mary Whatley Clarke. 1952, 1st edition, Fort Worth. A pioneer history of the county with accounts of Indian fights and depredations; includes information on Oliver Loving and Charles Goodnight who were early ranchmen in the county; much more. 172pp with photo section, index. HB/DJ very good copy, SIGNED….225.00


100) Plummer, Rachael RACHAEL PLUMMER’S NARRATIVE of Twenty-one Months Servitude as a Prisoner Among the Comanchee Indians 1977, 1st printing of 400 copies, “a facsimile reprint of the only known copy of the 1844 original,” Jenkins Publishing Co., Austin. Preface to this edition by Archibald Hanna; intro by William S. Reese. Ms. Plummer was taken in the Comanche raid on Parker’s Fort in 1836 and held captive for thirteen months. 26 unnumbered pages. HB gold and brown cloth w/gilt lettering, very good copy, SIGNED by Hanna …….175.00 SOLD


101) Powell, Peter J. SWEET MEDICINE: The Continuing Role of the Sacred Arrows, the Sun Dance, and the Sacred Buffalo Hat in Northern Cheyenne History 1969, 1st edition, OU Press, Norman. TWO VOLUMES. Volume 100 in the Civilization of the American Indian Series. An interesting in-depth history and cultural study of the Cheyenne. Much on Custer and the Little Big Horn fight. 935pp w/illus, index. Two volumes HB in slipcase…..100.00


102) Ramsay, Jack C., Jr. SUNSHINE ON THE PRAIRIE: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker 1990, 1st edition, Austin. A well-researched biography of the famous captive who adopted the Comanche lifestyle for a quarter of a century before being recaptured. This book includes information on her son, Quanah, and her husband, Nocona.178pp w/photos, bib, notes, index. HB/DJ..45.00


103) [RHODES, EUGENE MANLOVE] A BAR CROSS LIAR by W.H. Hutchinson. 1959, 1st edition, Stillwater. A bibliography of Rhodes’ writings. Includes discussions of real-life characters, places and incidents that played roles in his fictional stories. 95pp. HB/DJ nice copy........40.00


104) Rister, Carl Coke ROBERT E. LEE IN TEXAS 1946, 2nd printing, Norman. Recounts Lee’s 25 months on the Texas frontier just prior to the breakout of the Civil War. He spent time at Camp Cooper, in San Antonio, and at Fort Mason. 183pp w/illustrations, biblio, index. HB/DJ very good copy…..85.00


105) Rister, Carl Coke COMANCHE BONDAGE: Beale’s Settlement of Dolores and Sarah Horn’s Narrative of Her Captivity 1955, 1st edition, Glendale. Jenkins, BTB (p. 468): “Rister’s Comanche Bondage relates to the outpost of Beales Colony [Val Verde County] and to the more specific captivity of Sarah Ann Horn, including a complete annotated reprint of A Narrative of the Captivity of Mrs. Horn, and Her Two Children, with Mrs. Harris, by the Comanche Indians [published in 1839].” In the first section of the book, Rister traces the short-lived attempt by Beale to found a settlement in the heart of Comanche country on Las Moras Creek in South Texas in 1834. 210pp w/illustrations, map, notes, biblio, index, HB/DJ very good copy….135.00 SOLD


106) Sandoz, Mari CHEYENNE AUTUMN 1953, 1st edition, NY...The tragic saga of 278 Cheyennes who left the Oklahoma reservation and set out for their home land in Montana 1500 miles away. A Western Americana classic. HB/DJ a near fine copy with unclipped dust jacket very slightly worn at top of spine, now in protective cover…..100.00 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 slightly pulled…….300.00


108) Shaw, Robert GUIDE TO TEXAS GRASSES 2012, 1st edition, College Station. A complete study and reference guide to Texas grasses that provides a description of the structure of each plant; details of classification and distribution; brief species accounts; distribution maps; color and black and white photos of 670 grass species found in Texas; and an alphabetized checklist that provides information on origin, longevity, growth season, endangered status, and occurrence. Much more. 1,080pp w/photos, drawings, index. Flexbound w/flaps, new –multi-copies available………..45.00


109) Shinkle, James D. FORT SUMNER and the BOSQUE REDONDO INDIAN RESERVATION 1965, 1st ed, Roswell. History of the New Mexican Indian reservation, and the government’s attempt to deal with large numbers of hostile Indians. 85pp w/photos. HB w/decorated cover, SIGNED……35.00


110) Singer, Jonathan W. BROKEN TRUSTS: The Texas Attorney General Versus the Oil Industry, 1899-1909 2002, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. “The definitive study of the formative period of antitrust enforcement in Texas. The author’s analysis of the state attorney general’s use of antitrust law against the oil industry in this time of transition from agricultural to industrial society provides insights into the litigation process, the gap between the rhetoric of trust-busting and the reality of antitrust enforcement, and also the changing roles of state government in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 344pp w/photos, illustrations, notes, index. HB/DJ, as new…..49.95


111) Stanley, F. THE EARLY DAYS OF THE OIL INDUSTRY IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE, 1919-1929 1973, 1st edition, Borger. Explores the history and boom days of oil discovery and development in the Texas Panhandle towns of Amarillo, Borger and Pampa. 414pp w/index. HB/DJ near fine copy, SIGNED; very scarce……195.00


112) Steiner, Stan THE TIGUAS: The Lost Tribe of City Indians 1972, 1st edition, NY. Tells how a so-called “extinct” tribe secretly lived within the confines of El Paso for generations.90pp w/photos, index. Small HB/DJ, fine copy…..30.00 SOLD


113) 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


114) Taylerson, A.W.F., et al. THE REVOLVER, 1818-1865 1969, 1st edition, Crown Publishers, NY. “The full story of our early revolving arms and the steps by which they became the side arms of multitudes.” 360pp w/illus, app, index. HB/DJ, very good.50.00 SOLD


115) Turner, Martha Anne WILLIAM BARRET TRAVIS: His Sword and His Pen 1972, 1st edition, Waco. In this biography of the Alamo hero, the author has “brought the forceful and dynamic personality of Travis to life.” He found his place in history at the young age of twenty-seven. 318pp w/illustrations, notes, index. Folio HB/DJ, very good copy and scarce…….55.00 SOLD


116) Tyler, Ron [editor] THE ART OF TEXAS: 250 Years 2019, 1st edition, TCU Press, Fort Worth. “Written by noted scholars, art historians, and curators, this survey is the first attempt to analyze and characterize Texas art on a grand scale beginning with Spanish colonial paintings and moving through two and a half centuries of art in Texas.” Beautifully illustrated! 446pp w/illus, bibliography, notes, index. Folio HB/DJ, new [multiple copies available]………60.00


117) Waters, Frank TO POSSESS THE LAND: A Biography of Arthur Rochford Manby 1973, 1st edition, Sage Books, Chicago. Manby was an English immigrant who came to Mexico in 1883, spent 20 years finagling his way into ownership of a vast Spanish land grant near Taos, and died mysteriously. 287pp w/maps, photos, sources, index. HB/DJ….35.00


118) Webb, Walter Prescott THE STORY OF THE TEXAS RANGERS 1971, 1st juvenile edition, Encino Press, Austin. Illustrated by Nicholas Eggenhofer; preface by Terrell Webb. An abridged edition that tells the story of the Texas Rangers. 152pp. HB/DJ [light edgewear at top of dust jacket]....35.00


119) Werler, John E. & James R. Dixon TEXAS SNAKES: Identification, Distribution, and Natural History 2001, 2nd printing, UT Press, Austin. Line drawings by Regina Lavoy. A massive, definitive reference guide to all 109 species and sub-species of Texas snakes that describes each snake’s appearance, look-alikes, size, habitat, behavior, feeding, and reproduction. 437pp w/maps, photos, illustrations, glossary, references, index. HB w/pictorial cover, very good, tiny tear at top of spine……..50.00 SOLD


120) Wilbur, C. Keith PICTURE BOOK OF THE CONTINENTAL SOLDIER 1969, 1st edition, NY. Author’s illustrations and accompanying text reveal the life of the Continental soldier, and his weapons and accoutrements. 96pp w/illustrations, index. Folio HB/DJ, dust jacket has edgewear and scuffing…..27.00


121) Williams, J.W. OLD TEXAS TRAILS 1979, 1st edition, Burnet. Edited by Kenneth F. Neighbors. This book is the result of Williams’ life-long search for the truth about Texas trails and the men who carved them out of the wilderness. Jenkins, BTB [p292]: “…a wealth of information on trails, roadways, and routes of early travelers in Texas between 1716 and 1886.” 447pp w/22 maps of Texas trails including two foldouts, more than 60 photos, bib, index. HB/DJ fine copy……150.00 SOLD


122) Wilson, Jane Adeline A Thrilling Narrative of the Sufferings of JANE ADELINE WILSON During Her Captivity Among the COMANCHE INDIANS 1971, limited edition reprint of the original edition circa 1854, Ye Galleon Press, Fairfield. #320 of 402 copies. Introduction by Glenn Williams. Mrs. Wilson tells of her captivity when she was captured by Comanches near Phantom Hill military Post in North Texas. 28pp w/illustrations. HB green cloth w/gilt lettering, in original unprinted jacket, fine….165.00 SOLD


123) Wood, Capt. John M. TEXAS RANGER IN THE OIL PATCH 1995, 2nd printing, Austin. Wood, of Co. “D”, was a Ranger in the West Texas oil patch for 18 years, 1949 to 1967, specializing in oilfield equipment thefts. Softcover, fine….25.00


124) Zesch, Scott THE CAPTURED: A True Story of Indian Abduction on the Texas Frontier 2004, 1st edition, NY. A riveting, untold history of eight Hill Country children who were captured by Indians and suffered a ‘fate worse than death’ including the author’s own ‘white Indian’ ancestor. 320pp w/maps, photos, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, very good, SIGNED….40.00


Collectibles by Ernest Hemingway

125) Hemingway, Ernest A FAREWELL TO ARMS 1957, facsimile of the 1st edition, NY. Hemingway’s classic novel of love and war in World War I. 354pp. HB black cloth w/dust jacket in slipcase with paste-on label, very good….55.00 SOLD


126) Hemingway, Ernest FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS 1968, facsimile reprint of the original 1940 first edition classic, NY. A near fine copy with dust jacket –minor scuffing-- in a cloth slipcase…..55.00 SOLD


CLEARANCE! This Magnificent set of 15 volumes @ 25% off!

127) THE FAR WEST AND THE ROCKIES HISTORICAL SERIES--1820-1875 edited by LeRoy R. Hafen and Ann W. Hafen (1954-1961) All first editions. 15 volumes--includes complete analytical index to the series.

Vol. I :The Old Spanish Trail, Santa Fe to Los Angeles (1954) Includes in full the rare diaries of Antonio Armijo and Orville Pratt.] 377pp w/illus, foldout map, index; Vol. II Journals of Forty-Niners, Salt Lake to Los Angeles edited by (1954) 333pp w/illus, foldout map, appendix, index. Vol. III To The Rockies And Oregon, 1839-1842 (1955) 315pp w/illus, app, foldout map, index. Vol. IV Rufus B. Sage: His Letters and Papers, 1836-1847 with an annotated reprint of his “Scenes in the Rocky Mountains and in Oregon, California, New Mexico, Texas and the Grand Prairies.” In Two Volumes w/intro, biographical sketch and notes.(1956) 353pp w/illus, foldout map. Vol. V Rufus B. Sage: His Letters and Papers, 1836-1847 Second Volume (1956) 361pp w/illus, foldout map, index to the two volumes. Vol. VI The Journal of Capt. John R. Bell, Official Journalist for the Stephen H. Long Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, 1820. (1957) 349pp w/illus, foldout map, index. Vol. VII Central Route to the Pacific by Gwinn Harris Heap, with related material on explorations and Indian Affairs, etc.. (1957) 346pp w/illus, foldout map, appendices, index. Vol. VIII The Utah Expedition--1857-1858--A documentary Account of the United States Military Movement under Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston, and the Resistance by Brigham Young and the Mormon Nauvoo Legion (1958) 375pp w/illus, foldout map, app, index. Vol. IX Relations with the Indians of the Plains, 1857-1861: A Documentary of the Military Campaigns, and Negotiations of Indian Agents--with Reports and Journals of P.G. Lowe, R.M. Peck, J.E.B Stuart, S.D Sturgis, and other Official Papers. (1959) 310pp w/illus, foldout map, index. Vol. X The Diaries of William Henry Jackson, Frontier Photographer, to California and return, 1866-67; and with the Hayden Surveys to the Central Rockies, 1873, and to the Utes and Cliff Dwellings, 1874 edited by Leroy and Ann Hafen. (1959) 345pp w/illus, foldout map, index. Vol. XI Fremont’s Fourth Expedition: A Documentary of the Disaster of 1848-1849, with Diaries, Letters, and reports by participants in the Tragedy. (1960) 319pp w/illus, foldout map, index. Vol. XII Powder River Campaigns and Sawyers Expedition of 1865: A Documentary Account Comprising Official Reports, Diaries, Contemporary Newspaper Accounts, and Personal Narratives (1961) 385pp w/illus, foldout map, index. Vol. XIII Reports From Colorado: The Wildman Letters, 1859-1865, with other related letters and newspaper reports, 1859 (1961) 333pp w/illus, foldout map, index. Vol. XIV Handcarts to Zion: The Story of a Unique Western Migration, 1856-1860, with contemporary journals, accounts, reports; and rosters of members of the ten Handcart Companies (1960) 328pp w/illus, map, index. Vol. XV Analytical Index to Series prepared by Leroy and Ann Hafen (1961) 360pp. All are fine hardbacks in original green cloth. 15 volume set: CLEARANCE: 25% OFF = $937.50 (was $1,250.00) (seldom offered as a complete set.) SOLD


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