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1) Adams, Ramon F. COME AN’ GET IT: The Story of the Old Cowboy Cook 1952, 1st edition, Norman. Drawings by Nick Eggenhofer. In this book, Adams “records the place and influence of the range cook upon Western life” with many humorous anecdotes and recipes thrown in. 170pp. HB/DJ (dust jacket has ½ inch chip at top of spine)….45.00 SOLD


2) Andrews, Michael J. HISTORIC TEXAS COURTHOUSES 2006, 1st edition, Albany. Photography by Paul Hester and Lisa Hardaway. A beautifully illustrated book that features 100 Texas courthouses that have historical and architectural significance. 276pp w/photos, bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ, fine copy……65.00


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


4) [ARCHEOLOGY] PECOS RIVER ROCK ART: A Photographic Essay by Solveig A. Turpin. 1991, 1st edition, San Antonio. Photographs by Jim Zintgraff. Many of the remarkable sixty-four color photographs reproduced in this book were taken before the area was inundated after the completion of Amistad Dam. 72pp w/reading list, index to photos. Folio HB/DJ, as new….50.00 SOLD


5) [ARCHEOLOGY] ARCH LAKE WOMAN by Douglas W. Owlsby, et al. 2020, 1st edition, College Station. The Arch Lake human burial site, discovered in 1967 in eastern New Mexico, contains the third-oldest known remains in North America. 128pp w/map, drawings, photos, index. HB, as new…….29.95


6) Barker, Eugene C. THE LIFE OF STEPHEN F. AUSTIN: Founder of Texas 1793-1836 1949, 2nd edition, Texas State Historical Association, Austin. Jenkins: BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “There is no question that Barker’s biography of Austin is the finest yet written. It is one of the greatest contributions to our understanding of Texas. No one has known more about Austin; no one has understood the Austin era as well as Barker.” 477pp w/maps, illus, bib, index. HB/DJ dj showing light edgewear…..100.00 SOLD


7) Beers, Henry Putney THE WESTERN MILITARY FRONTIER 1815-1846 19351st edition, Philadelphia. [“A dissertation in history presented to the faculty of the Graduate School in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.”] A military history of the western frontier from the close of the War of 1812 to the beginning of the Mexican War. 1812 marked the beginning of the United States’ policy of occupation and expansion. 227pp w/map, app. Index. Wrappers, fine…50.00 SOLD


8) [BIG BEND] ) Means, Joyce PANCHO VILLA DAYS AT PILARES 1976, 1st edition, Tucson. Border history with much on the Means Family of Valentine, Texas: Pancho Villa; Joe Sitter; Chico Cano; TO Ranch; U.S. Cavalry; Brite and Nevill Ranch raids; the Mexican Revolution; and much more. 355pp w/maps, great photos. Folio HB/DJ, very scarce, SIGNED…….225.00


9) [BIG BEND] WILDFLOWERS OF THE BIG BEND COUNTRY, TEXAS by Barton H. Warnock. 1970, 1st limited edition, Alpine. Photographs by Peter Koch. 100s of full-color plates accompany Dr. Warnock’s natural history study of the region. Long out-of-print, this is the hardest to come by of the three Warnock studies. 157pp w/map, index. HB orange cloth, very good, inscribed/SIGNED and numbered…….100.00 SOLD


10) [BIG BEND] THE ROMANCE OF DAVIS MOUNTAINS AND BIG BEND COUNTRY: A History by Carlysle Graham Raht. 1963, 2nd edition, El Paso. An excellent history of the Big Bend and trans-Pecos region of Texas from written records, and firsthand accounts by people who were instrumental in building the region. Much on early exploration, frontier military and Indian wars, Civil War years, Texas Rangers, range history, and more. 381pp w/period photos, index. HB/DJ, very good copy…..50.00


[BIG BEND] JOURNAL OF BIG BEND STUDIES I just acquired a collection of back issues--SEE LAST PAGE OF THIS CATALOG for those I have available


11) 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


12) Bowden, J.J. UNCERTAIN RICHES: The Discovery and Exploitation of the Yates Oil Field 1991, 1st limited edition of 500 copies, Austin. A detailed history of West Texas’ oil and gas industry from its beginnings in 1926. 186pp w/maps, photos, index. HB/DJ, fine copy, No. 355………125.00 SOLD


13) Bowden, J.J. THE EXODUS OF FEDERAL FORCES FROM TEXAS, 1861 1986, 1st ed, Austin. Story of events at the outbreak of Civil War when the surrender of frontier posts along with their arms made it possible for the South to make an impressive showing in the early days of the war.149pp w/drawings by se Cisneros, other illustrations, map, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, near fine …….50.00 SOLD


14) Bracht, Viktor TEXAS IN 1848 1991, 2nd English edition, German-Texas Heritage Society. Translated from the German by Charles Frank Schmidt. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “One of the best Texas immigration guides. Bracht…based his report almost entirely on his personal observations. [His] enthusiasm for his adopted land was based on a careful study of the country, its flora and fauna, and its people.” Bracht came to Texas in 1845, and most of his writings concern the area around San Antonio and Central Texas. 323pp w/illustrations, bibliography. HB/DJ fine copy…….45.00 SOLD


15) Brewer, J. Mason THE WORD ON THE BRAZOS 1953, 1st edition, Austin. Foreword by J. Frank Dobie; illustrations by Ralph White, Jr. A delightful collection of Negro “preacher tales” from the Brazos River bottoms of Texas, collected and related by a top Negro folklorist. 109pp w/illustrations. HB/DJ, dj chipped at edges, faded……..45.00 SOLD


16) Brougher, Frances Davis PINK TAYLOR: Cattleman and Lawman 1986, 1st edition limited, published by the author, Austin. Pink Taylor [1861-1940] was a cowboy on J.B. Gillette’s G-4 Ranch near Alpine, deputy sheriff and policeman in Texas and in Louisiana, and later cattleman. 65 typescript pages w/photos, bibliography, genealogy. Folio softcover spiral binding……..150.00


17) Brown, Madeleine Duncan TEXAS IN THE MORNING: The Love Story of Madeleine Brown and President Lyndon Baines Johnson 1997, 1st edition, Baltimore. The long-suppressed story of the author’s twenty-one year relationship with Johnson with whom she bore a love child. She delivers an eye-opening look at some of the nation’s most powerful men, and gives an in-sider’s view of the assassination of Kennedy and its political aftermath. 241pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ, SIGNED…145.00 SOLD


18) Caldwell, Clifford R. DEAD RIGHT: The Lincoln County War 2011, 1st hardcover edition, limited to 100 copies, Mountain Home. From the back cover: “…a historically accurate, concise and factual interpretation of the people, places and occurrences in the Lincoln county War.” It also contains a chronology of events, and brief biographical sketches of many of the major participants. 339pp w/illustrations, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, as new, SIGNED…….75.00


19) Carl, Ella Lane THE LETTERS OF A TEXAS OIL DRILLER’S WIFE 1959, 1st edition, NY. The wife of an oil driller depicts her life in dusty, oil-soaked and storm-swept Borger, Texas, during its boom days from 1927 to 1931. 222pp. HB/DJ is showing light edgewear…..45.00


20) Carter, Capt. Robert G. THE OLD SERGEANT’S STORY: Fighting Indians and Bad Men in Texas from 1870 to 1876 1982, reprint of the 1926 edition, Bryan. This edition has a new introduction by Byron Price and a new index and foreword by John M. Carroll, plus a bibliographic checklist of Carter’s other works, and original artwork by Jose Cisneros has been used on the dust jacket. Reminiscences of Sergeant John B. Charlton who served with Carter in the 4th Cavalry under Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie. The regiment conducted a series of successful operations against the Kiowa, Comanche and Kickapoo Indians on the Texas frontier. The unit also chased fugitives and deserters and some of these incidents are included. 227pp. Folio HB/DJ, near fine…….125.00


21) Clayton, Lawrence WATKINS REYNOLDS MATTHEWS: A Biography 1990, 1st edition, Hardin-Simmons University Press, Abilene. Drawings by Paul Cameron Smith. Compelling biography of a unique West Texas rancher, better known as Watt Matthews. 123pp w/illus, biblio, index. [This true first edition is not to be confused with the 1994 edition published by Eakin Press.] Folio HB tan cloth with brown cloth spine/no dust jacket as issued, fine copy………250.00


22) [CONCHO COUNTY] CONCHO COUNTY HISTORY, 1858-1958 compiled by Hazie Davis LeFevre. 1959, 1st limited edition of 300 copies*, Eden. TWO VOLUMES. This county history includes historical articles about Eden and Paint Rock and the surrounding ranching area; Col J. Earl Rudder, WWII hero; Indian raids; and more. Also includes valuable genealogical information not found elsewhere: 1880 census; marriage records; cemetery inventories; more. 297pp w/index. Two volumes bound in blue cloth binding for one-sided typescript pages, rare….375.00 [NOTE: Mrs. LeFevre notes in her foreword that the typing was done by a volunteer and that she and her husband duplicated the pages on a “duplicating machine” [xerox?] borrowed from the Commissioner’s Court.

*Limitation of 300 copies quoted Mrs. LeFevre in newspaper article pasted inside front cover.]


23) Crawford, Ann Fears [editor] THE EAGLE: The Autobiography of Santa Anna 1988, special limited edition of 50 copies, State House Press, Austin. [Originally published in 1967 by Pemberton Press.] “These extremely personal and revealing memoirs include [Santa Anna’s] version of the Texas Revolution, The U.S.- Mexican War, and the Maximilian era of Mexican history, as well as the rest of his activities between 1810 and 1874.” 299pp illus, notes, bib, index. HB ¼ green leather and beige cloth in cloth slipcase, SIGNED by the author, and numbered……125.00 SOLD


24) Cruse, J. Brett BATTLES OF THE RED RIVER WAR: Archeological Perspectives on the Indian Campaign of 1874 2008, 1st edition, College Station. The author conducted archeological investigations at six battle sites, unearthing clues that help complete the written records of the 1874 Red River War. Includes a historiography by Martha Doty Freeman; and an analysis of cartridges and bullets by Douglas D. Scott. 272pp w/illustrations, 40 color maps, tables, appendices, index. Folio HB/DJ.......45.00


25) Custer, Elizabeth Bacon TENTING ON THE PLAINS 1889, 2nd edition, Charles L. Webster and Co., NY. The wife of General George A. Custer writes of the life she and her husband shared during the twelve years she followed him from post to post as an army wife. These stories deal mostly with the post-Civil War period when General Custer was stationed first in Texas and later on the Kansas frontier. 702pp w/maps, illus. HB, decorated green cloth cover w/Crossed Cavalry & 7th regiment Guidons; the texat block has split at the middle and separated from the spine, hinges are intact…150.00


26) de Vara, Art Martinez TEJANO PATRIOT: The Revolutionary Life of Jose Francisco Ruiz, 1783-1840 2020, 1st edition, TSHA, Austin. One of two Texas-born signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence, Ruiz’s significance extends far beyond that single event. He was a military leader, diplomat, revolutionary, educator, attorney, arms dealer, author, ethnographer, politician, Indian agent, Texas ranger, city attorney, and Texas senator.  270pp w/map, ill, index. Trade paper, new [multi-copies] ..29.95


27) Dobie, J. Frank THE MERRY CHRISTMAS TALE of BIGFOOT WALLACE and the HICKORY NUTS 1936, 1st limited edition of 300 copies, Austin. 7 page Christmas greeting. Stapled wrappers, fine copy, SIGNED and numbered….125.00 SOLD


28) [DUVAL COUNTY] OIL, MUD & GUTS: Birth of a Texas Town by Dorothy Abbott McCoy. 1977, 1st edition, Freer. A history of Freer, Texas, during and after its wild and woolly oil boom days: pioneers and homesteaders; cattlemen and sheepmen; roughnecks and roustabouts; Texas Rangers and bandits; a chapter on the Parr family; and more.187pp w/photos, notes, bib. HB/DJ, fine copy……….60.00 SOLD


29) Eason, Al CULLEN BAKER: Purveyor of Death, and Other Stories 1981, 1st printing, np. A collection of stories, some true, some fiction. 190pp w/illus. HB red cloth w/decorated cover……20.00


30) [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 with biographical sketches of some of its early-day founders. 125pp w/many photos, index. HB/DJ, SIGNED by both authors, very good copy, scarce……75.00


31) Erickson, John FINDING HANK: The Most-Often Asked Questions About Hank the Cowdog 2019, 1st edition, Perryton. Erickson and Hank answer the most-often questions about Hank, The Cowdog from second and third generation fans wanting to know…Who is Hank? Where did he come from and how did all this come about? And many more stories about his relationship with the longest running children’s series in America. 168pp w/illus, w/index. Folio HB, SIGNED copies available CLEARANCE: 40% OFF = $17.99 [was $29.99]


32) Evans, Max SOUTHWEST WIND 1958, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. Author’s first book. A novel of the southwest illustrated by the author. 166pp. HB, inscribed/SIGNED, fine copy…….65.00


33) [EVANS, MAX] OL’ MAX EVANS: A Biography: The First thousand Years by Slim Ransom 2004, 1st edition, Albuquerque. In this entertaining biography “we witness Max Evans’ friendships, the wild horses, the bar brawls, the discovery of his place in literature, the laughter, and a mystical world of shadows and mystery,…” 338pp w/photos, a bibliography of Evans’ books. HB/DJ, fine copy……24.95


34) Frantz, Joe B. & Julian Earnest Choate, Jr. THE AMERICAN COWBOY: The Myth and the Reality 1955, 1st edition, Norman. A study of the American Cowboy and how he is perceived as an American folk hero. 232pp w/Erwin E. Smith range photos, biblio, index. HB/DJ fine copy…..30.00 SOLD


35) [FREEMASONRY] Carter, James David EDUCATION AND MASONRY IN TEXAS, 1846-1861 1964, 1st edition, Waco. From the introduction by Frederick Erby: “This volume clearly demonstrates that Freemasonry was a major instrument in meeting and overcoming the crisis in education of a century ago.” 753pp w/bibliography, index. HB light blue cloth w/decoration……29.50 SOLD


36) [FREEMASONRY] P.G.M. 100 YEARS OF MASONRY IN MIDLAND by Sam E. Hilburn, P.G.M. 1986, 1st edition, Midland. 185pp w/appendices (includes photos and dates of past Masters); photos. HB blue cloth, gilt decoration, fine…..40.00 SOLD


37) Freund, Max [editor/translator] GUSTAV DRESEL’S HOUSTON JOURNAL: Adventures in North America and Texas 1837-19411954, 1st edition, UT Press, Austin. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOKS: “One of the most revealing accounts of Texas written by a German…It is of much broader interest than the village of Houston [with] comments on the militia, slavery, Indians, economics, epidemics, travel conditions, and German immigration.” 168pp w/notes, ill, index. HB/DJ fine…….45.00 SOLD


38) Geiser, Samuel Wood NATURALISTS OF THE FRONTIER 1937, 1st edition, Dallas (first book published by SMU Press.) Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “This is the best introduction to the history of natural science in Texas.” It includes accounts of the Swiss naturalist, Jacob Boll, whose Texas studies included geology, zoology, entomology, botany, and paleontology; Jean Louis Berlandier, who made several trips into Texas; Thomas Drummon, English naturalist who toured Texas in the 1830s; Louis C. Ervenberg, the German who studied Texas trees and plants; Ferdinand Lindheimer, also from Germany; Ferdinand Roemer, considered the father of Texas geology; Charles Wright, Gideon Lincecum, Julien Riverchon; and Gustaf Belfrage, noted for his studies of Texas ants, beetles and butterflies. There is also an appendix with biographical sketches of many other naturalists to Texas 1820-1880. 341pp w/frontis, maps, sources, index. HB green cloth w/gilt lettering, SIGNED….100.00


39) [GEOLOGY] WEST TEXAS GEOLOGY GUIDEBOOK FIELD TRIP NO. 4: The Permian Rocks of the Trans-Pecos Region, Nov. 6-9, 1949 by John Emery Adams, et al. 1949, 1st edition, San Angelo. An examination of the Permian section in and around the Delaware Basin of Trans-Pecos, Texas. 94pp w/maps, charts, illustrations. Folio stiff wrappers w/spiral binding, fine copy……45.00 SOLD


40) Glasrud, Bruce A. & Meline Pitre BLACK WOMEN in TEXAS HISTORY 2008, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. A collection of narratives relate the experiences and impact of black Texas women from the time of slavery until the recent past. Each chapter, written by an expert on the era, provides a readable survey and overview of the lives and roles of black Texas women during that period. 248pp w/bibliography, index. Trade paperback, new……24.95


41) Goddard, Ruth PORFIRIO SALINAS 1975, 1st edition, Rock House Press, Austin. Intro by Dewey Bradford. This book provides an account of Salinas’ rise from obscurity to international fame. Includes six full color reproductions which are tipped in, plus reproductions of 14 more paintings. 95pp w/illus, noted, index. Oblong folio HB/DJ, near fine copy with review slip laid in, SIGNED by Goddard & Bradford……125.00 SOLD


42) Green, Dr. Ben K. THE COLOR OF HORSES: The Scientific and Authoritative Identification of the Color of the Horse 1974, 1st edition, Flagstaff. With 34 full-color paintings by Darol Dickinson. Green “has taken the research of thirty years and created an easily-read and well-documented book on how color occurs and can be identified in horses.” A real treasure for horse-lovers. 127pp. Folio HB/DJ [dust jacket has small ½ inch chip at lower front corner, otherwise very good]…..100.00


43) Greene, A.C. THE LAST CAPTIVE 1972, 1st edition, 1st state*, Encino Press, Austin. Greene’s study is a third version of the story that was originally published as INDIANOLOGY in 1899, and again in 1927 by J. Marvin Hunter as NINE YEARS AMONG THE INDIANS. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “One of the most remarkable accounts of life among hostile Texas Indians, this is also one of the few surviving accounts of life in 19th century Texas from the Indian point of view.Greene issued a version combining the two earlier versions as well as other accounts of Lehmann into a single narrative... At the end of each chapter, Greene analyzes the previous text, compares the previous two versions, introduces supporting material from other sources, and offers cogent commentary.” 161pp w/photos, bibliography. HB/DJ, very good…165.00 (*NOTE: 1st state information: When this book was issued by Encino Press, the first few copies had the wrong photo of Lehman on the dj, the cover of the book, and immediately before the title, all of which were corrected. This is one of the few copies of the true first edition that were issued before the error was discovered.)


44) Haley, James L. TEXAS: An Album Of History From Stephen F. Austin to Spindletop 1985, 1st ed, NY. Chronicles many people, places and events in the state’s colorful history. “Profusely illustrated with over 200 rare photographs!” 292pp w/photos, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ nice copy….30.00


45 ) Haley, J. Evetts CHARLES GOODNIGHT: Cowman and Plainsman 1936, 1st edition, Boston. Illustrations by H.D. Bugbee. One of the best of the 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, biblio, index. HB/DJ—a near fine copy in the rare original dj…..695.00 SOLD


46) Haley, J. Evetts [editor] Charles Goodnight’s Indian Recollections 1928, 1st edition, Canyon. Article in PANHANDLE-PLAINS HISTORICAL REVIEW, Vol. 1, No. 1 One of many interviews Haley had with the complex frontiersman and pioneer rancher. Other articles include: “The Arrington Papers” by L.F. Sheffy; “Mining and Indian fighting in Arizona and New Mexico, 1858-1861: Memoirs of Hank Smith” by Hattie M. Anderson; and “Pioneer Quaker Farmers of the South Plains” by Roger A. Burgess. 128pp. The original softcover edition, with damaged original cover has been professionally bound in blue cloth w/gold lettering and marbled endpapers, a fine copy, SIGNED by Haley….200.00 SOLD


47) Haley, J. Evetts SOME SOUTHWESTERN TRAILS 1948, 1st “El Paso Edition” limited to 750 copies with the standard Bugbee title page (see Chandler Robinson, J. Evetts Haley and the Passing of the Old West) San Angelo. Designed and printed by Carl Hertzog; illustrations by Harold D. Bugbee. 30pp. Oblong folio HB tan buckram, near fine condition…..135.00 SOLD


48) Haley, J. Evetts JEFF MILTON: A Good Man With A Gun 1982, 4th printing, Norman. Illustrations by Harold D. Bugbee. Adams, SIX-GUNS, “An excellent biography of one of the famous law-enforcement officers of the Southwest...” Milton served on the frontiers of Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico, and crossed paths with many notable outlaws including John Wesley Hardin and Bill “Black Jack” Christian. 430pp w/map, photos, index. HB/DJ, near fine copy, inscribed/SIGNED……75.00


49) [HALEY, J. EVETTS] WHAT A WORLD OF WONDER! An Appreciation of J. Evetts Haley: Cowman, Historian, American compiled and edited by Evetts Haley, Jr. 1990, 1st edition, Midland. Introduction by T. R. Fehrenbach. A collection of essays about Haley by those who knew him well, including Robert Carr Vincent, Robert M. Utley, B. Byron Price, Dr. Roger Olien, and others. 79pp. HB beige cloth w/red lettering, SIGNED by Haley……85.00


50) [HALEY, J. EVETTS] J. EVETTS HALEY, KSJ: The Legacy compiled and edited by Evetts Haley, Jr. 1996, 1st limited edition of 150 copies, Midland. Introduction by Elmer Kelton. Illustrations by Tom Ryan, Joe Beeler, Wayne Baize, Bob Moline, and others. Several associates of the late Haley contribute essays about the writer/historian’s life and accomplishments. Includes a bibliography of Haley’s writings. 126pp w/illus, bibliography. Folio HB, SIGNED by many contributors, scarce….60.00 SOLD


51) [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


52) Haley, J. Evetts THE XIT RANCH OF TEXAS: And the Early Days of the Llano Estacado 1957, Western Library Edition, Norman. One of the most highly sought after books on the cattle range. Chandler Robinson [Haley bibliographer] termed it ‘an epic account of the largest and most famous ranching operation of the early West. It is one of the most highly regarded land-marks in the literature of the cattle country.’ 258pp w/map, photos, appendices, bib, index. HB/DJ, inscribed/SIGNED…….45.00


53) Hallenbeck, Cleve THE JOURNEY OF FRAY MARCOS DE NIZA 1949, 1st limited edition of 1065 copies, Dallas. Illustrations by Jose Cisneros; designed by Carl Hertzog. This book was awarded “One of fifty best books of the year (1949)” by American Institute of Graphic Arts. It was Fray Marcos’s expedition and report that sent Coronado in search of the fabled Seven Cities of Gold. 117pp with illustrations, bibliography, index, author’s biographical note. HB/DJ (dj has closed tear at top of spine and showing light edgewear, now in protective cover) …….65.00 SOLD


54) Hammond, William J. & Margaret F. LA REUNION, A French Settlement in Texas 1958, 1st edition, Dallas. History of a failed attempt to establish a socialist French Colony near Dallas in 1855.152pp w/notes, bib, index. HB/DJ very good…….60.00


55) Harding, A.R. WOLF AND COYOTE TRAPPING…1909, 1st edition, published by the author. The lengthy sub-title reads: “An up-to-date Wolf hunter’s guide, giving the most successful methods of experienced “Wolfers” for hunting and trapping these animals, also gives their habits in detail.” 252pp w/drawings and photos. HB blue cloth w/illustrated cover……50.00 SOLD


56) Hartley, Cecil B. THE LIFE OF DANIEL BOONE: The Founder of Kentucky 1902, early reprint, NY. An interesting biography.385pp w/illus. HB maroon cloth, exterior lightly stained……..25.00


57) Havins, T. R. CAMP COLORADO: A Decade of Frontier Defense 1964, 1st limited edition of 500 copies*, Brownwood. A history of the remote military outpost that was located in what is now Coleman County, Texas, from 1856 until the end of the Civil War. Chronicles the campaigns and Indian encounters of the units stationed there. Robert E. Lee, Twiggs, Van Dorn and Smith; McCulloch and Barry all spent time at this outpost. 199pp w/map endpapers, bibliography, appendix, index. HB green cloth, fine copy lacks dj, SIGNED …..350.00 [*NOTE: limitation of only 500 copies was noted in the publisher’s review slip, not present here] SOLD


58) Haynes, Sam W. & Gerald d. Saxon [editors] CONTESTED EMPIRE: Rethinking the Texas Revolution 2015, 1st edition, TAMU Press, Arlington. A revisionist look at the Texas Revolution. 173pp w/notes, index. HB/DJ, as new….29.95


59) [HAYS COUNTY] PEOPLE AND PLACES IN AND AROUND HISTORIC BUDA by Mary Giberson & Barbara Younts. 2003, 1st edition, Buda. Includes histories of many of the historic buildings, and many family biographies. 406pp w/maps, photos, index. HB/DJ fine copy……50.00


60) Holden, William Curry A RANCHING SAGA: The Lives of William Electious Halsell and Ewing Halsell 1976, 1st edition, San Antonio. Two Volumes. Drawings by Jose Cisneros. Biographies of two generations of the leading men who founded and carried on a vast ranching empire that began in Texas in 1854. Includes information about the Three D Ranch, Cimarron Ranch, Bird Creek Ranch, Big Creek Ranch, Decatur and Dan Waggoner, the Civil War, Texas Ranch, Farias, Heel Flies, cattle rustlers, outlaws and more. 568pp w/illus, source references, index. Two volumes hardback in slipcase, SIGNED by Holden and Cisneros…..150.00


Stories of the Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame!

61) Ivey, Darren L. THE RANGER IDEAL: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, Volume 1 2017, 1st edition, UNT Press, Denton. Capsule biographies of the seven inductees who served Texas before the Civil War. He begins with Stephen F. Austin, “the Father of Texas,” then covers John C. Hays, Ben McCulloch, Samuel H. Walker, William A. A. “Bigfoot” Wallace, John S. Ford, and Lawrence Sul Ross. 672pp w/illus, endnotes, biblio, index. HB/DJ, new [multi-copies available]………39.95


62) Ivey, Darren L. THE RANGER IDEAL: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, Volume 2 2018, 1st edition, UNT Press, Denton. Here are the stories of twelve more Texas Ranger Hall of Fame inductees: John B. Jones, Leander H. McNelly, John B. Armstrong, James B. Gillett, Jesse Lee Hall, George W. Baylor, Bryan Marsh, and Ira Aten, James A. Brooks, William J. McDonald, John R. Hughes, and John H. Rogers. 798pp w/endnotes, bib, index. HB/DJ, new [multi-copies available]……….44.95


63) Jahns, Pat THE FRONTIER WORLD OF DOC HOLLIDAY c1957, reprint edition, NY. Biography of the legendary Georgia dentist who went west and gained fame as a faro dealer and gun-toter. 305pp w/bibliography, index. HB/DJ……25.00


64) James, Will LONE COWBOY: My Life Story 1947, Illustrated Classics Edition by Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY. Fictionalized autobiography. Includes more than 35 illustrations by the author. 434pp with many illustrations not included in the first edition. HB w/illus pasted to front cover, front hinge beginning to crack……45.00



64a) THE DARK HORSE 1939, 1st edition, Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY. 306pp w/39 drawings by the author. HB/DJ,

very good copy w/rare dust jacket and SIGNED and dated (1939) by Will James on the front pastedown…....450.00 SOLD

64bb) SAND: The Story of a Man and a Horse 1929, 1st edition, Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY. 328pp w/48 drawings by the

author. HB/DJ [book is very good/dust jacket is very good with edgewear and some tiny chips, now in protective cover -scarce

in dust jacket]……………………………..125.00 SOLD

64c) BIG-ENOUGH 1931, 1st edition, Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY. 314pp w/photo frontispiece and 51 drawings by the

author. HB/DJ (scarce in dust jacket)……………175.00 SOLD

64d) THE THREE MUSTANGERS 1933, 1st edition, 1st edition, Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY. 338pp w/47 drawings by the

author. HB/DJ, very good with dj spine faded, another James title scarce in dust jacket………175.00 SOLD


65) Johnson, Gen. Adam Rankin THE PARTISAN RANGERS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY 1904, 1st edition, Louisville.. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS, “This is one of the most interesting first-hand narratives of Indian fighting, stagecoaching, and Confederate Cavalry operations.” Adam Johnson (1834-1922) came to Texas in 1854. In this book he relates his experiences a surveyor and stage driver for the Butterfield Overland Mail, and his participation in Indian fights on the West Texas frontier. In 1861 he returned to his native state of Kentucky and scouted for Nathan Bedford Forrest, and later commanded the 10th Kentucky Cavalry Regiment fighting with Forrest and John Hunt Morgan. He was promoted to Brigadier General in 1864, but was accidentally shot and blinded by one of his own men. After the war, he returned to Texas and became a successful businessman in Marble Falls, Texas. 476pp w/photos, company rosters, company officer biographies, and accounts by other officers. HB, maroon cloth with gold embossed lettering, a clean, near fine copy, very scarce…….450.00 SOLD


66) Jones, Ralph F. LONGHORNS NORTH OF THE ARKANSAS 1960, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. A history of the Great Plains cattle industry of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and part of the Texas Panhandle, told by an ex-cowboy/cattleman who draws on his own experiences and on authentic records to tell the story. 372pp w/endpaper maps; photos; illustrated list of brands. HB/DJ, a fine copy…..50.00


67) Kelton, Elmer THE WOLF AND THE BUFFALO 1980, 2nd edition, TCU Press, Fort Worth. A new introduction by the author; afterword by Lawrence Clayton; jacket illustration by Barbara Whitehead. Another of my favorites, this novel has a good historical background, set around Fort Concho during the Indian Wars. 420pp w/historical epilogue and suggested reading list. HB/DJ, very good copy, inscribed/SIGNED……..45.00


68) Kelton, Elmer [writing as Lee McElroy] EYES OF THE HAWK 1981, 1st edition, NY. 182pp. HB/DJ, fine copy….85.00


69) 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, inscribed/SIGNED….55.00 SOLD


70) Kirkpatrick, Dean THE ALAMO STORY and BATTLEGROUND TOUR 2014, 1st edition, Houston. This book serves as a self-guided tour of the area around the Alamo, and tells the story of the places throughout San Antonio where Alamo events actually happened. 108pp w/maps, photos. Oblong HB/DJ, new [multi-copies] CLEARANCE = 40% OFF =$17.97 (reg. $29.95)


71) Lasater, Annette N. TWO TO MEXICO 2000, 2nd edition, San Angelo. Author tells of her family’s ranching experiences in northern Mexico in the 1960s and ‘70s. 182pp w/photos, endpaper map, glossary and map. Softcover, SIGNED……32.50


72) Lasater, Laurence M. THE LASATER PHILOSOPHY OF CATTLE RAISING 2008, 3rd revised “Millennium edition”, San Angelo. Lasater explains in detail the “Six Essentials” for successful cattle raising laid down by his father, Tom Lasater. 115pp w/photos. Softcover, SIGNED…….32.50


73) [LEA, TOM] TOM LEA: An Oral History edited by Rebecca Craver & Adair Margo. 1995, 2nd printing, El Paso. A compil-ation of fifteen hours of taped interviews with Lea. Included are family photographs and papers, and full-color reproductions of some of his work. 185pp w/bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ, as new…..29.95


74) 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


75) Lomax, John A. [compiler] COWBOY SONGS AND OTHER FRONTIER BALLADS 1910, 1st edition, Sturgis & Walton Co., NY. Introduction by Barrett Windell. This was the first published collection of cowboy songs and ballads, some with music. 414pp. HB brown cloth w/decoration….350.00

76) Lomax, John A. SONGS OF THE CATTLE TRAIL AND COW CAMP 1920, 2nd printing, NY. Lomax spent years collecting and preserving cowboy verse. Here, he presents an extensive collection of western verse in three sections: 1) “Cowboy Yarns” 2) “The Cowboy Off Guard” 3) “Cowboy Types.” 189pp. HB/DJ [rare in dust jacket] SIGNED….250.00

77) Lomax, John A. ADVENTURES OF A BALLAD HUNTER 1947, 1st edition, NY. A collection of essays by Lomax, regarding his extensive research and field work gathering information on early 20th- century American music. Includes two chapters about African-American blues performers in American penitentiaries. A key title in any collection of books about American roots music and blues. 302pp w/illustrations. HB/DJ – dj has some tiny chips along edges,, otherwise a very good copy, scarce…100.00

78) [LOMAX, JOHN A.] LAST CAVALIER: The Life and Times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948 by Nolan Porterfield. 1996, 1st edition, Urbana. Biography of the music historian, cowboy song compiler, and pioneer American folklorist. 580pp w/photos, notes, sources, index. HB/DJ fine copy…….40.00


79) Lowman, Al [compiler] PRINTER AT THE PASS: The Work of Carl Hertzog 1972, 1st edition, San Antonio. Essay by William R. Holman; designed by William A. Wittliff. A biography and bibliography of the renowned book designer and printer with interesting anecdotes. 123pp w/illustrations, index. HB w/paste-on title on front cover, fine copy….65.00


80) [MASON COUNTY] MASON COUNTY HISTORICAL BOOK compiled by Mason County Historical Commission. 2009, reprint, Mason. First published in 1976, this county history includes numerous historical articles, cemetery map, and many family histories arranged alphabetically. 384pp w/many illustrations. HB brown cloth w/gilt lettering…..95.00 SOLD


81) 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, new [multiple copies available]…….60.00


82) McLynn, Frank WAGON’S WEST: The Epic Story of America’s Overland Trails 2002, 1st edition, NY. A history of the opening of the American West, from 1840-1849 that underscores the incredible heroism and dangerous folly on the overland traails. 509pp w/maps, illus, bib, index. HB/FJ fine copy…..27.50


83) 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


84) [MIDLAND COUNTY] HISTORIC MIDLAND: An Illustrated History of Midland County edited by Bill Modisett.

1998, 1st edition, Midland. Dust jacket painting—“Free Lunch At The Slaughter Ranch”—by Tom Lovell. Includes many historical articles by various contributors—first settlers; cowboys and cattlemen; farming; oil boom days; political development; and much more. 128pp w/photos. Folio HB/DJ fine copy…..65.00


85) Mitchell, Margaret GONE WITH THE WIND 1984, limited edition facsimile reprint published exclusively for members of The Southern Classics Library, Birmingham. Frontispiece watercolor by William Cameron Menzies. A very attractive copy of this classic American novel and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. 1038pp. HB bound in red leather with “spine decorations in 22 carat gold”……………….125.00 SOLD


86) Mitchell, Margaret GONE WITH THE WIND 1975, “Anniversary Edition,” NY. 1038pp with a new introduction by James A. Michener. HB blue and gray cloth in slipcase, fine copy..……………45.00


87) Mullin, Robert N. [editor] MAURICE G. FULTON’S HISTORY OF THE LINCOLN COUNTY WAR 1968, 1st edition, Tucson. The definitive book on the infamous Lincoln County War: cattle rustling, John Tunstall, Juan Patron, Alexander McSween, Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, L.G. Murphy, the Apache Indians, much more. Adams, SIX-GUNS: “This long-awaited book represents a lifetime of research by a meticulous historian.” 433pp w/illus., index. Trade paperback…..25.00


88) Oates, Stephen B. CONFEDERATE CAVALRY WEST OF THE RIVER 1961, 1st edition, Austin. A good accounting of the Confederate Cavalry’s actions west of the Mississippi in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, the Indian Territory, and Louisiana. Includes recruitment, outfitting and supplying them, and tactics. 234pp w/photos, maps, bib, app, index. HB/DJ, very good..95.00 SOLD


89) [0’KEEFFE, GEORGIA] GEORGIA O’KEEFFE: A Celebration of Music and Dance by Katherine Hoffman. 1997, 1st edition, NY. Explores the elements of dance and music in the artist’s work. Includes 37 full-color reproductions. 119pp w/illus., notes, bibliography. Folio HB/DJ, fine copy…..45.00 SOLD


90) Parsons, Chuck TEXAS RANGER LEE HALL: From the Red River to the Rio Grande 2020, 1st edition, Denton. A well-written, and well-researched biography with emphasis on Lee Hall’s years as a Texas Ranger, 1876-1880.421pp w/illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, new [multi-copies available]……..29.95


91) Palmquist, Peter E. & Thomas R. Kailbourn PIONEER PHOTOGRAPHERS of the FAR WEST: A Biographical Dictionary, 1840-1865 2000, 1st edition, Stanford. A biographical dictionary of some 1,500 photographers active in western North America before 1865. 679pp w/over 250 illustrations, appendices, bibliography. Folio HB/DJ, fine condition……..125.00


92) Powell, Mary Jo THE FIGHTIN’ TEXAS AGGIE BAND: 125th Anniversary Edition 2019, revised edition, College Station. A lively history illustrated throughout with historical and contemporary images of the band, its founders, its leaders and its activities. 345pp w/photos, rosters. Folio HB/DJ, new [multi-copies available]…..35.00


93) [REAUGH, FRANK] ROUNDED UP IN GLORY: Frank Reaugh, Texas Renaissance Man by Michael R. Grauer. 2016, 1st edition, Denton. This is the first full-length biography of Reaugh who was known as “the Dean of Texas artists, ” and founded the Dallas Art Society, which became the Dallas Museum of Art. 403pp photos, a section of color plates, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, as new……35.00


One-of-a-kind enclosures from the author!

94) Ridings, Sam P. THE CHISHOLM TRAIL: A History of the World’s Greatest Cattle Trail 1936, 1st edition, Guthrie. Reese, SIX-SCORE: “The best book on the Chisholm Trail. The scope of the book actually extends beyond the trail to encompass much cattle lore from Texas and elsewhere.” Adams, in SIX-GUNS, comments on that which is not necessarily about the trail: “...this book contains much on outlaws, the killing of Ed Short and Charlie Bryant, the Talbot raid, the Lincoln County War, and a chapter on Henry Brown.” 591pp w/photos, index, foldout map. HB black cloth w/pictorial cover, inscribed/SIGNED, and this copy has laid in a signed letter from the author to the previous owner, and eight glossy, circa 1939, photographs of remnants of the Chisholm Trail around Old Pond Ranch in Grant County Oklahoma, and a monument to two cattle trailing cowboys who were killed by Indians on the trail…….150.00 SOLD


95) 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 red cloth lacks dj…..65.00 SOLD


96) Roosevelt, Theodore RANCH LIFE AND THE HUNTING TRAIL 1995, reprint of the original 1888 edition, NY. Illustrations by Frederic Remington. Roosevelt describes his life on the range of the Upper Missouri Basin. In one section of the book he tells of hunting bighorn sheep, white goats and elk. 186pp. HB/DJ near fine copy…..27.50 SOLD


97) Russell, Jim BOB FUDGE: Texas Trail Driver, Montana-Wyoming Cowboy, 1862-1933 2017, 5th printing, Lewiston. Fudge experienced many trail drives from Texas to Wyoming and Montana, and eventually settled there between the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers. Info on the XIT. 135pp w/photos. HB/DJ very good……..35.00


98) Schulz, Joy THE WEST STILL LIVES: A Book Based on the Paintings and Sculpture of Joe Ruiz Grandee 1970, 1st edition, Dallas. 54 pages of text plus many unnumbered pages of color and black-and-white reproductions of Grandee’s work. Folio HB white cloth w/Grandee’s brand, dj showing some wear at edges, SIGNED by Grandee…..40.00 SOLD


99) Scobee, Barry OLD FORT DAVIS 1947, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. History of the fort in the Davis Mountain. Overland mail, Indian fights, Confederate years, the Camel experiment, etc. 101pp w/illus, index, HB/DJ [dj has a few tiny chips, otherwise a very good copy]…….40.00 SOLD


100) Shirley, Glenn BELLE STARR and Her Times 1982, 1st edition, Norman. A good biography of the “Bandit Queen.” HB/DJ rear endpaper is wrinkled…..22.50 SOLD


101) Simpson, Colonel Harold B. CRY COMANCHE: The 2nd U.S. Cavalry in Texas, 1855-1861 1979, 1st edition, Waco. Although the 2nd Cavalry was only in service six years and five months, it spawned 16 Civil War and two Spanish-American War generals, including Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston, John Bell Hood, and others. All but four of its forty engagements with Indians occurred within the borders of Texas. This book tells of the unit’s activities from its beginning in 1855 until 1861. 186pp w/appendices, sources, index. HB/DJ, fine copy …75.00 SOLD

101b) Another edition – CRY COMANCHE: The 2nd U.S. Cavalry in Texas, 1855-1861 1988, 2nd printing. HB/DJ…45.00 SOLD


102) Skaggs, Jimmy M. THE CATTLE-TRAILING INDUSTRY: Between Supply and Demand 1866-1890 1973, 1st edition, Lawrence. This study focuses on the shrewd contractors of cattle trailing activity during its peak years at the end of the 19th-century. 173pp w/map, illustrations, notes, index. HB/DJ….22.50 SOLD


103) Smith, S. Compton, M.D. CHILE CON CARNE; or, The Camp and the Field 1857, 1st edition, Miller & Curtis, NY. The author of this account of the War with Mexico was acting surgeon with General Taylor’s division. Battle descriptions; camp life; more. 404pp. HB brown cloth w/scuffed exterior, some ancient water marks to first front endpapers, otherwise a sound copy of a very scarce first edition…….150.00


104) Smithers. W.D. CHRONICLES OF THE BIG BEND: A Photographic Memoir of Life on the Border 1977, 2nd printing, Madrona Press, Austin. Pancho Villa, bootleggers, curanderos and avisadores are among the intrigues of the Big Bend caught by Smithers’ camera in the early part of the 20th-century. 144pp. w/many period photos, index. Folio HB/DJ fine copy…35.00


105) Stegner, Wallace BEYOND THE HUNDREDTH MERIDIAN: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West 1954, 1st edition, Boston. Recounts the John Wesley Powell’s expeditions through the canyons of the Green and Colorado Rivers. 438pp w/photo section, a large panoramic view of Grand Canyon, index. HB/DJ [dj has tiny chips along edges, now in protective cover]………125.00


106) Stover, Elizabeth Matchett [editor] SON-OF-A-GUN STEW: A Sampling of the Southwest 1945, 1st edition, Dallas. This anthology of selections from Southwest Review includes contributions from such notables as J. Frank Dobie, Paul Horgan, John A. Lomax, Alice Marriott, Fred Gipson, J. Evetts Haley, Ramon Adams, Wayne Gard, and many others. 216pp. HB/DJ.....30.00 SOLD


107) Sweeney, Edwin R. & Angie Debo GREAT APACHE CHIEFS: COCHISE and GERONIMO Two outstanding biographies together in one volume. 1991/1976, reprint edition, MJF Books, NY. These two biographies of the famous Apache Chiefs were originally published by OU Press. 979pp w/notes, bibliographies, index. HB/DJ fine copy……..35.00 SOLD


108) Thompson, Richard A. CROSSING THE BORDER WITH THE 4th CAVALRY: Mackenzie’s Raid Into Mexico, 1873

1986, 1st edition, Waco. An account of Colonel Mackenzie’s secret expedition into Mexico to punish a hostile band of Kickapoo and Lipans in 1873. Included with this detachment were the famous Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts who had served with Bullis.

93pp w/photos, bibliography, notes. HB/DJ, fine copy, SIGNED….75.00

108b) Another copy – Crossing the Border With the 4th Cavalry—1986, 1st edition, HB/DJ, not signed….65.00


109) Townsend, Charles R. SAN ANTONIO ROSE: The Life and Music of Bob Wills 1976, 2nd printing, Urbana. This biography covers the colorful life of Wills from his birth through his forty years as an endeared country and western entertainer. 395pp w/photos, discography, sources, index. HB/DJ, dj lightly scuffed at edges……35.00 SOLD


110) Twitchell, Ralph Emerson THE HISTORY of the MILITARY OCCUPATION of the TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO From 1846 to 1851 1963, facsimile reprint of the 1909 original, Rio Grande Press, Chicago. A comprehensive account of the United States’ occupation of New Mexico after the Mexican War. Includes the author’s interviews with and biographical sketches of prominent men of the time; Stephen W. Kearney, Christopher Carson, A.W. Doniphan, Henry Connelly, more. HB leather….45.00 SOLD


111) Viereck, George Sylvester THE STRANGEST FRIENDSHIP IN HISTORY: Woodrow Wilson and Colonel House 1932, Liveright Inc. Publishers, NY. A personal look at the strange relationship between President Wilson and Edward Mandell “Colonel” House, his top advisor on European politics and diplomacy during World War I and at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. In 1919 Wilson, suffering from a series of small strokes, broke with the House and many other top advisors, believing they had deceived him at Paris. 375pp w/appendix, index. HB brown cloth, cover has tiny water mark at lower spine, very good, sound copy with intact hinges, bright, clean pages, exceedingly scarce…..65.00 SOLD


112) Worcester, Don THE CHISHOLM TRAIL: High Road of the Cattle Kingdom 1980, 1st edition, Lincoln. Recreates the world of the cowboys and drovers that took cattle up the famed Chisholm Trail. 207pp w/photos, bibliography, notes, index.

HB/DJ, very good copy, 5nscribed/SIGNED…….40.00 SOLD


JOURNAL OF BIG BEND STUDIES ( I recently acquired a collection of these journals that filled in some issues I haven’t had in awhile!) Published by Center for Big Bend Studies, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Texas

All are softcover; all listed here are out-of-print; partial contents listed:

113) Volume I, 1989: “Archeological Reconnaissance in the Rosillos Mountains” by Robert J. Mallouf; “Terlingua and Los Chisos: The Place Names” by Elton Miles; “When the Big Bend Joined America” by Leon C. Metz; “Cattle Smuggling in the Big Bend Region” by Kenneth b. Ragsdale; “Big Bend National Park” by Ross A. Maxwell; and more……50.00 SOLD

114) Volume III, 1991: “The San Vicente Rain Dance” by Elton Miles; An Interview With Eve Ball” by Lawrence Clayton; “Terlingua Abaja” by Albert B. Tucker; more……40.00 SOLD

115) Volume VI, 1994: “Historic Ruins Along Middle Tornillo Creek” by Teresa Wedin; “The Parker H. French Expedition, 1850” by Albert Tucker; “The National Guard on the Border and One Soldier’s Viewpoint” by Gerald Raun; “Del Rio to Sanderson: Southern Pacific Country along the Rio Grande” by Mark Lamb; more……40.00 SOLD

116) Volume VII, 1995: “Charles Drury Wood: Big Bend Pioneer” by Bill Wright; “Fort Clark, Texas” by Ben Pingenot; “The CCC, The Big Bend, and Me” by W.R. Bowers; “Seventeen Days in November: The Lynching of Antonio Rodriguez” by Gerald Raun; “Arroyo de las Burras: Preliminary Findings/Archeological School” by Robert Mallouf; more…….40.00 SOLD

117) INDEX for Volumes I – VIII……..19.95

118) Volume 9, 1997: “Cradles, Cribs, and Mattresses: Prehistoric Sleeping Accommodations” by Solveig Turpin; “The Mays Fight: A Reappraisal of a Neglected Action” by Neil Mangum; “A Short History of Pecos Spring” by Glenn Willeford; “Terlingua Ranch: A History of Land Development” by Paul Wright; more……40.00 SOLD

119) Volume 10, 1998: “Observations at a Trans-Pecos Rock Art Site” by Eileen Thompson; “Archeological Investigations at Goat Cave, Jeff Davis County” by Robert Mallouf; “Grierson’s Spring Military Outpost” by Larry Riemenschneider & Solveig Turpin; “Two Texas Rangers Needed: Pursuit of the Murderers of the Petty Family by the 10th Cavalry in 1884” by Franklin and Dorothy Daugherty; more……40.00

120) Volume 11, 1999: “Archeological Data Recovery from A 9,000 Year-old Site in the Chisos Basin” by Thomas Alex; Fort Duncan: Frontier Outpost on the Rio Grande” by Al Kinsall; “Pushing the Mules Through Guadalupe Pass: Pinery Station on the Butterfield Overland Mail” by James Matthews; more…..30.00

121) Volume 12, 2000: “Fire-Cracked Rock Features and the Tentative Identification of Mescalero Apache sites, Hudspeth County” by Regge Wiseman; “The Peyote Religion and Mescalero Apache” by Stacy Schaefer; “American Red Cross Activities at the Battle of Ojinaga, Dec. 1913-Jan 1914” by Glenn Willeford; more……30.00

122) Volume 13, 2001: “Hispanic Texas Rangers Contribute to Peace on the Texas Frontier, 1838-1880” by David Screws; “The Great Chihuahuan Cattle Drive of 1868” by Douglas Travers; “Violent times along New Mexico’s Trans-Pecos Frontier: by Stephen Bogener; “The Madero Revolution and the Bloody Bend” by Earl Elam; more……30.00 SOLD

123) Volume 14, 2002: “Rock Art in Isolation: The Black Mountains and Red Hills of Hudspeth County” by Solveig Turpin; “Changes in the Statutory Boundaries of Big Bend Counties, 1850-1904” by Paul Wright; “Search for the San Elizario Sal Road” by Stephen Carpenter; more….30.00

124) Volume 15, 2003 : “Punto de los Muertos: A Late Archaic Cemetery…” by Regge N. Wiseman; “The Tracks Lead South: (Underground Railroad)” by William a. Boone; “Wired Wild West (U.S. Army Telegraph)” by James D. Lewallen; more….30.00 SOLD

125) Volume 16, 2004: “Black Slaves in Northern New Spain” by John Franco; “Aguaverde: A Forgotten Presidio of the Line, 1773-1781” by Solveig A. Turpin & Herbert E. Eling. “Build a Railroad and they Will Come” by Gerald G. Raun”; more….30.00

126) Volume 17, 2005: “Prehistoric Ritual Destruction of Some Lower Pecos River Style Pictographs…” by Timothy Roberts; The Fort McKavett Community in 1889” by Gloria Duarte; “The El Paso Salt War” by Paul Cool; more……………30.00 SOLD

127) Volume 18, 2006: “Transient Clergy in the Trans-Pecos Area, 1848-1892” by Robert E. Wright; “The Madero Revolution” by Gerald G. Raun; “An Update: The Great Chihuahua Cattle Drive of 1868”; more………………………………………30.00

128) Volume 19, 2007: “Love on the Rio Grande: The 1850 Exploration by Captain Love” by Matt Walter; “Graham Barnett: Legend in the Big Bend” by Jim Coffey & John T. Barnett; “Comanche Springs Rock Art Documentation” by Erin Wilson;, more……30.00

129) INDEX for Volumes 9 through 19 ……19.95 SOLD

130) Volume 20, 2008: “The Peyote Trade of the Texas Borderlands…” by Martin Terry; “The Jess Evans Gang and the Death of Texas Ranger George R. Bingham” by Chuck Parsons; “Psychology of Rock Art” by Andrea Powers; more….30.00

131) Volume 21, 2009: “Skullduggery at Spencer’s Ranch: Civil War Intrigue in West Texas” by Glen Sample Ely; “Englishmen, Railroads and the San Carlos Coal Mine” by Glenn Justice; “African-American Del Rio” by Doug Braudaway; more……30.00

132) Volume 22, 2010: “ ‘We Have Fingers Crossed’: Mining in Big Bend’s Fresno Canyon” by Cynthia A. Brandimarte; “ ‘Big Bend Bold’ Pictographs…” by Timothy E. Roberts; “The Five-Year White Elephant: Building the Indian Lodge”; more.30.00 SOLD

133) Volume 23, 2011: “Murder at Seminole” by Glenn P. Willeford; “The Marfa-Terlingua Freight Road” by Lonn Taylor..30.00 SOLD


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