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CATALOG #312, February, 2021



1) Alexander, Bob WHISKEY RIVER RANGER: The Old West Life of Baz Outlaw 2016, 1st edition, Denton. Alexander “tells for the first time the full story of this troubled Texas Ranger and his losing battle with alcoholism. In his career Baz Outlaw wore a badge as a Texas Ranger and also as a Deputy US Marshal. He could be a fearless and crackerjack lawman, as well as a drunken manic. Although Baz Outlaw’s badge-wearing career was sometimes heroically creditable, at other times his self-induced nightmarish imbroglios teased and tested Texas Ranger management’s resoluteness.” 373pp w/photos, notes, bib, index.

HB/DJ, as new…….34.95


2) [ARCHEOLOGY] ANCIENT TEXANS: Rock Art and Lifeways Along the Lower Pecos by Harry J. Shafer; photographs by Jim Zintgraff. 1986, 1st edition, San Antonio. Zintgraff’s color and black-and-white photographs accompany the author’s fascinating interpretation of the many faded Indian rock art images found in desolate canyons where the Pecos and Devil’s Rivers empty into the Rio Grande. Includes descriptions and studies of many artifacts found in the region. 247pp w/illus, bib, index. Folio HB/DJ, SIGNED by Zintgraff…..70.00


3) [ARCHEOLOGY] DIGGING INTO SOUTH TEXAS PREHISTORY: A Guide for Amateur Archaeologists by Thomas R. Hester. 1980, 1st edition, San Antonio. Preface by John Graves. Useful information for the wannabe archeologist. 201pp w/illustrations, appendices, references, index. Softcover, very good copy…..25.00 SOLD


4) [ARCHEOLOGY] EARL MORRIS & SOUTHWESTERN ARCHAEOLOGY by Florence C. & Robert H. Lister. 1968, 1st edition, Albuquerque. “The life of Earl Morris (1889 -1956) coincides with the great period of scientific interest in the prehistory of the San Juan Drainage of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona.” 204pp w/photos, notes, bib, index. HB/DJ fine copy…20.00 SOLD


5) [ARCHITECTURE] ROBERT E. McKEE: Master Builder by Leon Claire Metz. 1997, 1st edition, El Paso. A biography of McKee, an architect who helped create the skylines of Houston, Dallas, El Paso, Denver, San Diego, and Phoenix, to name a few. He was also instrumental in assembling the facilities and laboratories at Los Alamos, New Mexico. And, as an art aficionado, he made a portion of the famous Kress collection available to the public by way of the El Paso Museum of Art. 399pp w/many color an black-and-white photos, bibliography, index. Folio HB black cloth w/silver lettering and pictorial cover in a black slip case, SIGNED by Metz and McKee (signatures only, no inscriptions) elegant!….125.00 SOLD


6) [ARCHITECTURE] THE ECLECTIC ODYSSEY OF ATLEE B. AYRES, ARCHITECT by Robert James Coote. 2001, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. Ayres was one of the most prominent Texas architects of the early 20th- century and was involved in more than 500 architectural projects, principally in San Antonio and South Texas. 177pp w/illus, photos, notes, biblio, index. Folio HB/DJ as new……………….49.95


7) [ART] AT HOME ON THE GREAT PLAINS OF TEXAS: The Paintings of Laura Lewis 2020, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. “Lewis excels in capturing the views discovered in her ramblings across the length and breadth of the region she has dubbed the ‘Great Plains of Texas’.” 96pp w/illustrations, map. Folio HB/DJ new, multi-copies available]……..29.95


8) Benson, Nettie Lee MEXICO AND THE SPANISH CORTES 1819-1822 1966, 1st edition, Austin. Eight essays trace the establishment and implementation of the Mexican electoral system. 243pp bibliography and index. HB/DJ……35.00


NEW from BEN H. ENGLISH [author of the best-selling Big Bend memoir, “Yonderings’]

9) [BIG BEND] OUT THERE: Essays on the Lower Big Bend by Ben H. English. 2020, 1st edition, Creative Texts Publisher, Barto. Ben’s thoughts, maps and photographs bring together a heretofore unachieved mosaic of the rugged, lonesome land of the lower Big Bend that he grew up in, and even today goes back. 450pp w/color photos, maps. HB pictorial boards, new [multiple-copies available]………45.00


10) [BIG BEND] WILDFLOWERS OF THE BIG BEND COUNTRY, TEXAS by Barton H. Warnock. 1970, 1st 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. Softcover, spiral binding, SIGNED..55.00

10b) Another copy – Wildflowers of the Big Bend Country, Texas – 1st edition, spiral binding, not signed…..45.00


11) [BIG BEND] IN THE SHADOW OF THE CHINATIS: A History of Pinto Canyon in the Big Bend by David W. Keller. 2019, 1st edition, College Station. This book “combines the rich narratives of history, natural history, and archeology to tell the story of the landscape as well as the people who once inhabited Pinto Canyon—a remote and rugged place near the border with Mexico in the Texas Big Bend.” 252pp w/maps, photos, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, new [multi-copies available]…….34.95


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


13) Brown, David M. THE 36 CALIBERS OF THE COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY 1965, 1st edition, Albuquerque. A detailed study of the Colt profusely illustrated with charts, pictures and drawings. 223pp. Folio HB w/illus cover, scarce….110.00 SOLD


14) [CALHOUN COUNTY] INDIANOLA: Mother of Western Texas by Brownson Malsch. 1978, third edition, Shoal Creek Publishers, Austin. A history of the once thriving seaport town that is no more. 351pp w/photos, endpaper maps, notes, bibliography, appendices, index. HB/DJ, minor edgewear along edges of dj, inscribed/SIGNED…….40.00 SOLD


15) [CAMERON COUNTY] FOR WE LOVE OUR VALLEY HOME by Miriam Chatelle. 1948, 1st edition, Naylor Co., San Antonio. Deals mostly with early history of Los Fresnos and the surrounding area. Includes brief historical sketches of other communities in Texas’ southernmost county. 114pp w/photo section. HB/DJ, very good copy…..45.00 SOLD


16) Cancelmo, Jesse TEXAS CORAL REEFS 2008, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. A colorful and enlightening look at the two coral reefs together called the Flower Garden Bank off the coast of Texas, and two nearby reefs called Stetson Bank and Geyer Bank. A superb photographic study of the natural history. 132pp w/photos, index. Folio HB/DJ, new [multi-copies available]……..24.95


17) Caro, Robert A THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON: The Path To Power 1982, reprint, NY. This biography of the power-hungry Johnson looks at his early years. 882pp w/maps, illus, bibliography, index. HB/DJ very good copy…..22.50 SOLD

18) Caro, Robert A. THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON: Means of Ascent 1990, 1st edition, NY. Caro’s revealing biography of Johnson continues. Here is included the complete story of the critical senatorial race in 1948, which Johnson won by 87 votes. 566pp w/map, photos, notes, index. HB/DJ fine copy…….35.00 SOLD

19) Caro, Robert A. THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON: Master of the Senate 2002, 1st edition, NY. This third volume of Lyndon Johnson’s political life covers his years in the senate.1167pp w/photos, notes, index. HB/DJ fine copy…..35.00 SOLD

20) Caro, Robert A. THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON: The Passage of Power 2012, 1st edition, NY. This fourth volume follows Johnson through both the most frustrating and most triumphant periods of his career—1958 to 1964. 712pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ fine copy…….35.00 SOLD


21) Castaneda, Chrysta & Loren C. Steffy THE LAST TRIAL OF T. BOONE PICKENS 2020, 1st edition, Stoney Creek Publishing.  “A high-stakes courtroom drama told through the eyes of Castañeda. It’s the story of an American business legend still fighting in the twilight of his long career, and the lawyer determined to help him make one final stand for justice.” 303pp w/notes, sources, index. HB/DJ, new [multiple copies available]…….34.95


22) Chalfant, William Y. CHEYENNES AT DARK WATER CREEK: The Last Fight of the Red River War 1997, 1st edition, Norman. The battle of “Sappa Creek” was between a band of Cheyennes and a company of the Sixth Cavalry that took place in Kansas in April of 1875, resulting in the deaths of more Cheyenne warriors than in all the previous fighting of the Red River War combined. 292pp w/maps, illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. HB/DJ fine copy, review slip laid in…..29.95 SOLD


23) Cohen, Paul E. MAPPING THE WEST: America’s Westward Movement 1524-1890 2002, 1st edition, NY. “This stunning collection of the finest maps ever made of the American West chronicles the cartographic history of the western United States.” 208pp w/65 maps, bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ, as new….35.00 SOLD


24) [COLEMAN COUNTY] INTO THE SETTING SUN: A History of Coleman County by Beatrice Grady Gay. Circa 1936, 1st edition, no place. An early day pioneer history of Coleman county with some first-hand stories of Texas Rangers. Also information on Santa Anna Mountain; Jim Ned’s treasure; Camp Colorado, Indians; more. Included are some fine old period photos. HB, tan cloth w/pictorial cover, very scarce, SIGNED….135.00 SOLD


25) Collings, Ellsworth & Alma Miller England THE 101 RANCH 1938, 2nd printing, Norman. Foreword by Glenn Shirley. History of the legendary ranch of Oklahoma. 255pp w/photos, appendices, index. HB/DJ very good copy…..65.00


26) [CROCKETT COUNTY] YESTERYEAR IN OZONA AND CROCKETT COUNTY by V.I. Pearce. 1980, 1st edition, Talley Press (San Angelo) Editing by Elmer Kelton. Author recounts his days as a youngster on his ranch in Crockett County in the early part of the 20th-century: cowboys, sheepmen and cattlemen, more. 137pp w photos, map endpapers. HB/DJ, fine..85.00


27) [CROSBY COUNTY] Through the Years: A HISTORY OF CROSBY COUNTY, TEXAS by Nellie Witt Spikes & Temple Ann Ellis. 1952, 1st “Premier Edition,” Naylor Co., San Antonio. 493pp with many photos; historical essays and stories related by many early pioneers; ranching histories with many pages of illustrated brands; biographical sketches of many early settlers; index; and much more. HB/DJ, very good condition, SIGNED by both authors with a warm inscription........125.00 SOLD


28) Cross, Harold A. THEY SLEEP BENEATH THE MOCKINGBIRD: Mississippi Burial Sites and Biographies of Confederate Generals 1994, 1st printing, Southern Heritage Press, Murfreesboro. 203pp w/photos, app, bib.Wrprs, SIGNED ..22.50


29) Daughters of the Republic of Texas MUSTER ROLLS OF THE TEXAS REVOLUTION 1986, 1st edition, Austin. This volume includes copies of the three Muster Rolls known to exist, along with letters from the Quartermaster General’s office, and a special listing of information regarding participants at the Battle of San Jacinto. In this volume the Muster Rolls are fully indexed for the first time. 318pp. Folio HB brown leather w/decorated cover, a fine copy, very scarce….185.00 SOLD


30) Day, James M. [compiler] MAPS OF TEXAS 1527-1900: the Map Collection of the Texas State Archives 1964, 1st edition, Pemberton Press, Austin. A survey of maps available in the Texas State Archives in Austin. All maps cataloged prior to September 1, 1964, are described in this book. 178pp w/index. HB maroon cloth, very good……..40.00 SOLD


31) Dearen, Patrick APACHE LAMENT 2019, 1st edition, Farmington Hills. Dearen’s newest novel is based on the 1881 battle between Texas Rangers and Mescaleros in the Sierra Diablo near Van Horn.  That fight marked the last military-Indian engagement in Texas. HB/DH, new [multiple copies available]……….25.95


32) Dearen, Patrick DEAD MAN’S BOOT 2017, large print edition, Farmington Hills. Fast-paced novel set in the wild country around the Guadalupe Mountains in West Texas in the 1800s. 265pp. HB w/pictorial boards, new [multiple copies available]…25.95


33) DeArment, Robert K. GEORGE SCARBOROUGH: Life and Death of a Lawman on the Closing Frontier 1992, 1st edition, Norman. Foreword by Leon Metz. Life story of the controversial lawman who died from wounds suffered in a gunfight with outlaws. 322pp w/maps, photos, biblio, index. HB/DJ fine copy….45.00


34) Dobie, J. Frank THE LONGHORNS 1941, 1st edition, 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/DH a very good copy, dust jacket has minor edgewear and ¼ inch chip at the spine, inscribed/SIGNED….365.00


35) Dobie, J. Frank TONGUES OF THE MONTE 1935, 1st 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/DJ the rare dust jacket has a ½-inch chip at top of spine, overall a very good, bright clean copy……165.00


36) Dobie, J. Frank THE MUSTANGS 1952, 1st edition, Boston. Illustrations by Charles Banks Wilson. Classic folklore and history of the Mustang. 376pp w/notes, index. HB blue and tan cloth, no dj……100.00


37) Dobie, J. Frank ON THE OPEN RANGE 1960, 8th printing, Dallas. A collection of stories about Texas written mainly for young folks. 3122pp w/illustrations. HB tan cloth w/red decorations…….25.00


38) Emmett, Chris TEXAS CAMEL TALES 1969, 2nd edition, Austin. With a new introduction by James M. Day. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “The best account of the famous camel experiment in Texas, this volume is also a successful blend of the numerous official records of the experiment with the memoirs and anecdotes of the people involved.” 275pp with photos, notes, bibliography, index. HB mustard cloth, fine condition………..45.00 SOLD


39) Erickson, John ACE REID: Cowpoke 1984, 1st edition, Perryton. A fascinating and very humorous look at the cartoonist’s life. Includes a hilarious anecdote by Elmer Kelton. 156pp w/photos, illus, bib, index. Many photos. HB/DJ: I have a limited number of as new, unread copies SIGNED by Erickson……….24.95


40) Erwin, Allen A. THE SOUTHWEST OF JOHN HORTON SLAUGHTER, 1841-1922 1997, 2nd printing, Glendale. Fore-words by Ramon F. Adams and William McLeod Raine. Slaughter was a pioneer cattleman and trail-driver of Texas and Arizona, and sheriff of Tombstone. Associates of the lawman/rancher included Big Foot Wallace, Ben Thompson, James H., Cook, The Earps, Tom Horn, Al Sieber, the Apache Kid, Geronimo, Pancho Villa, just to name a few. The index looks like a virtual “Who’s Who” of Old West characters. 368pp w/photos, endpaper maps, bib, index. HB/DJ [dj wrinkled at spine, o/w very good....65.00 SOLD


41) Estaville, Lawrence E. & Richard A. Earl TEXAS WATER ATLAS 2008, 1st edition, College Station. Provides a host of data for water-related topics in Texas: rainfall, hurricanes, rivers, springs, reservoirs, lakes wetlands, floodplains, water parks, irrigation, wells, and more. 130pp w/illus, 150 color maps, biblio, index. Folio flexbound, new –I have several copies…..24.95


42) Faulk, Odie B. & Laura A. FORT HOOD: The First Fifty Years 1990, 1st edition, Temple. History of the military post near Killeen. 270pp w/illustrations, notes, index. HB/DJ, fine copy…..35.00 SOLD


43) Fehrenbach, T.R. LONE STAR: A History of Texas and the Texans1968, 1st edition, NY. This well-written narrative is considered one of the best comprehensive histories of Texas. 751pp w/index. HB/DJ, a fine copy SIGNED…………135.00


44) Field, Dr. Joseph E. THREE YEARS IN TEXAS: Including a View of the Texan Revolution and An Account of the Principal Battles... 1935, facsimile reprint of the 1836 edition, Austin. Dr. Field was one of the few survivors of Col. Fannin’s command at Goliad. There is also a section entitled “The Commercial and Agricultural Advantages of Texas”.59pp. HB..40.00 SOLD


45) Finerty, John WAR-PATH AND BIVOUAC or, The Conquest of the Sioux 1890, 1st edition, Chicago. Firsthand and detailed account of the Dakota Indian wars of 1876 and the Nez Perce Indian wars of 1877. Custer massacre; vanquishing the Sioux; much more. 490pp w/foldout map, illus. HB blue cloth w/scuffed exterior, hinges beginning to crack…..100.00


46) [FLOYD COUNTY] THE EARLY HISTORY OF FLOYD COUNTY by Claude V. Hall. 1947, 1st edition, Panhandle-Plains Historical Society Publication No. XX, Canyon. Indian Wars, ranching, early settlement, and more. 147pp w/notes, bibliography, index. Wrappers w/extended edges, very good……45.00


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


48) Gaillardet, Frederic SKETCHES OF EARLY TEXAS AND LOUISIANA1966, 1st edition, Austin. Translated with an introduction and notes by James L. Shepherd, III. Diary and notes of a young French journalist who traveled to Louisiana in 1837 and to Texas in 1839. 169pp w/illus, appendix, bibliography, index. HB/DJ …..37.50 SOLD


49) Galan, Francis X LOS ADAES: The First Capital of Spanish Texas 2020, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. This first book devoted to Los Adaes traces the history of this all but forgotten Spanish fort and mission on the Texas-Louisiana border.

Despite efforts to the contrary, Spain could neither fully block the penetration of smuggled goods and settlers into Texas from Louisiana nor could it successfully convert the Native Americans to Christianity and the Spanish economic system. So, Spain chose to shutter the fort and mission in 1762. 400pp w/maps, illus, notes, biblio. HB decorated boards, new……35.00 SOLD


50) [GEOLOGY] GEOLOGY and MINERAL DESPOSITS of PRE-CAMBRIAN ROCKS of the VAN HORN AREA, TEXAS by Philip B. King and Peter T. Flawn. An extensive geological study in Culberson County. 1953, 1st printing of the University of Press Publication No. 5301, Austin. 212pp w/many maps, photos, tables, index, and all plates/maps in a back pocket. HB bound in red cloth w/enclosures…..65.00 SOLD


51) Giles, Ray T. & Daniel L. Shuey ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WINCHESTER CARTRIDGE BOXES 1856-1956 2006, 1st edition, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen. The first detailed study ever done on cartridge boxes from the era of the modern gun. Coverage includes all the calibers cataloged for every rifle model from 1856 to 1956. Over 1400 color photos Includes a pricing and rarity guide. 312pp w/photos, index. Folio HB/DJ fine copy….95.00


52) Gilliland, Maude T. HORSEBACKERS OF THE BRUSH COUNTRY: A Story of the Texas Rangers and the Mexican Liquor Smugglers 1968, 1st edition, np. Part One gives detailed accounts of numerous gunfights between state and federal officers and horseback smugglers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley during the Prohibition era of the 1920s and ‘30s. Part Two is an album of photos and biographical sketches of South Texas law enforcement officers of bygone days. 175pp with many historical photos, line drawings by the author, maps, bibliography, index. HB//DJ very good copy, SIGNED, exceedingly scarce…..350.00


53) Gore, Thomas, et al HORSE OWNER’S VETERINARY HANDBOOK 1998, 2nd edition, NY.. Comprehensive horse care book: infectious disease; alternative therapies; breeding and foaling; behavioral findings; toxins; cancer & parasites; much more. 538pp w/illus, appendices, index. HB/DJ….24.95 SOLD


54) Grinnell, George Bird THE FIGHTING CHEYENNES 1966, 4th printing, Norman. Originally published in 1915, this book gives accounts of the major 19th-century battles fought by the Cheyennes. 453pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ.....25.00 SOLD


55) Harris, Chas. H, & Louis R. Sadler THE TEXAS RANGERS and the MEXICAN REVOLUTION: The Bloodiest Decade, 1910-1920 2004, 2nd printing, Albuquerque. A massive volume that concentrates on activities of Texas Rangers patrolling the border during the era of the Mexican revolution. 673pp w/maps, photos, bibliography, notes, appendix, index. [From the forward, “In undertaking this study, our purpose is neither to justify nor condemn but rather to paint as accurately as possible a portrait of the Rangers, warts and all...” HB/DJ, fine copy …….45.00 [out-of-print in cloth]


56) Havins, T. R. BEYOND THE CIMARRON: Major Earl Van Dorn In Comanche Land 1968, 1st edition, Brownwood. A good account of Van Dorn’s 1858 campaign against the Comanche in West Texas and Oklahoma. Fort Chadbourne, Camp Colorado, Fort Sill, more. 113pp w/maps, illustrations, biblio. HB/DJ, fine copy………150.00


57) [HEMPHILL COUNTY] COWMEN AND LADIES: A History of Hemphill County by Sallie B. Harris. Circa 1976, 1st edition, Canyon. 347pp w/photos, endpaper maps, other maps, historical articles, Indian fights, pioneer biographies, family histories, ranching, cattle brands, Canadian River, postal history, much more. Folio HB, blue cloth with gold lettering, fine copy, SIGNED, very scarce….225.00 SOLD


58) Hemphill, Jerry R. COLTS: From Texas and the Old West 1990, 1st limited edition, Blairsville. Interesting stories and photos of 300 collectible Colt firearms from collections all over the Southwest, mostly Texas Rangers and other lawmen. Includes a section about Texas Ranger badges from the collection of Charles Schreiner, III. 242pp profusely illustrated. Folio HB/DJ, fine….160.00


59) Himmel, Kelly F. THE CONQUEST OF THE KARANKAWAS AND THE TONKAWAS, 1821-1859 1999, 1st edition, College Station. A study of the conquest by Spanish and Anglos of two tribes who occupied Texas. 192pp w/ appendices, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ fine copy…..45.00 SOLD


60) Hinton, Harwood P. [intro by] HISTORY OF THE CATTLEMEN OF TEXAS 1991, Texas State Historical Association, Austin. DeGolyer Library Cowboy and Ranch Life Series. This volume is a reprint of the 1914 original volume which was privately printed for the families of the Cattle Raisers’ Association of Texas. It was sold by subscription and contained sketches of sixty individuals who were either pioneers of the livestock industry or “progressive” ranchers who had expanded into other fields of endeavor. 350pp w/portraits, index. HB, brown leather w/stamped title block on the front cover w/gilt lettering, scarce….265.00 SOLD


61) House, Kurt HAND FORGED FOR TEXAS COWBOYS 2001, 1st edition, San Antonio. Foreword by Dr. Lawrence Clayton; This book deals primarily with the life and works of Victoria spur-maker Joe Bianchi. Dave Koenig, President of the Houston Area Blacksmith Association, said this about the book: “This story of an early loriner is set like a gem in the context of Texas history and the micro-culture of early Victoria, Texas. As a hoe and ranch blacksmith, Joe Bianchi served his community as well as the real cowboys of the day, using ferrous and non-ferrous metals to prolong the life and aesthetic value of his products.” A lot of Bianchi’s work showed up on the King Ranch. Includes some excellent early history of Victoria, Texas. 160pp w/173 photographs (many previously unpublished) glossary, bibliography, index. Folio HB/DJ, as new……69.95SOLD


62) Houstoun, Mrs. TEXAS AND THE GULF OF MEXICO or, Yachting in the New World 1968, facsimile reprint of the 1845 edition, Austin. With an introduction by Dorman Winfrey. Two Englanders, Mrs. E. M. Houstoun and her husband, visited the Republic of Texas and various localities in the Gulf of Mexico and wrote a series of articles defining their findings for the LONDON NEWS. 268pp. Small hardback marbled boards with leather spine and corners in slipcase…..25.00 SOLD


63) Jackson, Joaquin ONE RANGER: A Memoir and ONE RANGER RETURNS 2008/2009, first limited edition of 500 copies, UT Press, Austin. TWO VOLUMES, BOXED SET. Jackson recounts his forty-year career as a Texas Ranger in South Texas and far West Texas. Both volumes HB red cloth spine on gray cloth boards. This set is #493, each volume SIGNED by Jackson.

The set = $250.00


64) [JEFF DAVIS COUNTY] FRONTIER CROSSROADS: Fort Davis and the West by Robert Wooster. 2006, 1st edition, College Station. Not only is this a good military history of the remote garrison, but it gives insight into the daily life of the soldiers and their dependents and other civilians on the post and in the surrounding area. 210pp w/maps, photos, notes, index. HB/DJ..24.95


65) Johnson, Lady Bird A WHITE HOUSE DIARY 1970, 1st edition, NY. “The wife of President Lyndon Baines Johnson tells “The story of a wife and mother managing the busiest household in the world.” 806pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ [dust jacket has a one-inch tear at top of spine, now in protective cover, overall a very good copy, SIGNED bookplate on front free endpaper….50.00


66) Kavanagh, Thomas W. [compiler/editor] COMANCHE ETHNOGRAPHY: Field Notes Of E. Adamson Hoebel, Waldo R. Wedel, Gustav G. Carlson and Robert H. Lowie 2008, 1st edition, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln. In the summer of 1933 in Lawton, Oklahoma, a team of six anthropologists met with eighteen Comanche elders to record the latter's reminiscences of traditional Comanche culture. The depth and breadth of what the elderly Comanches recalled provides an inestimable source of knowledge for generations to come, both within and beyond the Comanche community. This monumental volume makes available for the first time the largest archive of traditional cultural information on Comanches ever gathered by American anthropologists. Much of the Comanches' earlier world is presented here: religious stories, historical accounts, autobiographical remembrances, cosmology, the practice of war, everyday games, birth rituals, funerals, kinship relations, the organization of camps, material culture, relations with other tribes, and much more. 542pp w/photos, figures, notes, appendices, references, index. HB/DJ, as new…60.00


67) Kelton, Elmer [editor/introduction by] ACE REID AND THE COWPOKES CARTOONS 2002, reprint, Austin. A lengthy and entertaining intro by Elmer Kelton tells a lot about the cartoonist’s life. 139 of Ace’s most popular cartoons are reproduced in large format to show the artistry and attention to detail that characterized his work. Folio softcover, new [multi-copies]…...24.95


68) Kelton, Elmer LOOKING BACK WEST 1972, 1st edition, San Angelo. From June, 1970 through October, 1974, Kelton edited and published a monthly, Pioneer News-Observer. For each of the 53 issues he wrote the lead historical article. This book includes fifteen of those special feature articles, including: The Buffalo Hunter, Texas Feud [Shelby County], The Killing of Dora Hand, Race Riot at Fort Concho, The Frontier Army, Train Wreck, and others. 120pp w/ill. HB/DJ, fine copy…..125.00


69) Kelton, Elmer FAR CANYON 1993, 1st edition, NY. Sequel to Slaughter. 323pp. HB/DJ, fine, SIGNED no inscription.65.00 SOLD


70) Kelton, Elmer THE TIME IT NEVER RAINED 1984, TCU reprint, Fort Worth. With a new introduction by the author, and an Afterword by Tom Pilkington. Kelton’s classic novel set during the devastating seven-year drought in West Texas in the 1950s. HB/DJ, fine copy, inscribed/SIGNED……95.00


71) Kelton, Elmer BUCKSKIN LINE 1999, 1st edition, NY. This was the first entry in Kelton’s Texas Ranger Series, featuring Rusty Shannon. 287pp. HB/DJ, as new, SIGNED (no inscription)……50.00 SOLD

72) Kelton, Elmer BADGER BOY 2001, 1st edition, NY. Second entry in Kelton’s Texas Ranger Series, with Rusty Shannon, and introducing Andy Pickard (Badger Boy.) 286pp. HB/DJ, as new, SIGNED (no inscription)…..50.00

73) Kelton, Elmer THE WAY OF THE COYOTE 2001, 1st edition, NY. Volume three in Kelton’s popular Texas Ranger Series. 285pp. HB/DJ, as new SIGNED (no inscription)……….50.00


74) Kelton, Elmer THE INDIAN IN FRONTIER NEWS 1993, 1st edition, San Angelo. “Kelton researches and chronicles the reporting of news about the Indian in local newspapers from the 1840s to the 1890s. Prejudice, boosterism, violence and the occasional tall tale helped fill the columns of weekly newspapers.” 189pp w/footnotes, photos. HB/DJ, as new...$24.95


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


76) [KING RANCH] THE SANTA GERTRUDIS BREED OF CATTLE by Robert L. Kleberg, Jr. no date, 1st printing, Kingsville. 16 unnumbered pages w/photos. Wrappers, very good…..35.00 SOLD


77) [KING RANCH] WILDLIFE ON THE KING RANCH edited by Caroline A. Fogason & Paul Genho. 2003, 1st edition, Kingsville. Photography by Tom Urban. A color photo study that reveals the diversity of wildlife on the vast King Ranch in South Texas. 200pp w/photos, ‘South Texas Bird List,’ index. Folio HB/DJ, fine copy, SIGNED by the photographer….85.00 SOLD


78) [KING RANCH] Lea, Tom IN THE CRUCIBLE OF THE SUN 1974, 1st edition, Kingsville—privately printed for the King Ranch family members in a small press run and never offered for sale to the public. Written and designed by Tom Lea, this book tells of Bob Kleberg and his King Ranch operations in Australia. Beautifully illustrated by the author with both full-color and black-and-white illustrations, and several maps of Australia. 92pp. Large Folio beige cloth w/deco cover in the publisher’s original clear plastic cover. This copy is inscribed to Warren Roberts (who was director of the Harry Ransom Center at UT, and D.H Lawrence scholar and bibliographer) and SIGNED by Lea, fine condition, rare……1,750.00


79) Latham, Dr. Hiram TRANS-MISSOURI STOCK RAISING: The Pasture Lands of North America: Winter Grazing 1962, limited edition of 999 copies, Denver [originally published in 1871.] With a new introduction by Jeff C. Dykes; drawings by E.M. Schiwetz; designed and printed by Carl Hertzog. This is considered the earliest published survey and appraisal of the western cattle industry, focusing on Wyoming and Colorado. 94pp w/illus, appendix. HB/DJ….37.50


80) Lee, Rebecca Smith MARY AUSTIN HOLLEY: A Biography 1962, 1st edition, Austin. Jenkins, BTB, called this “an excellent biography” of the writer who was romantically involved with Stephen F. Austin and with his Texas colonization efforts. 447pp w/maps, illustrations, genealogical charts, notes, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, near fine…..40.00


81) Lewis, Willie Newbury BETWEEN SUN AND SOD 1938, 1st edition, 2nd state, Clarendon. Introduction by John McCarty; illustrations by H. D. Bugbee. In this classic frontier memoir, the author tells of life on the Texas Panhandle plains—Indians, buffalo hunters, cattlemen, cowboys, longhorns and trail drivers, pioneer settlers. 244pp w/ illus, appendix, bibl. HB/DJ fine copy…45.00


82) Loomis, John A. TEXAS RANCHMAN: The Memoirs of John A. Loomis edited by Herman J. Viola & Sarah Loomis Wilson. 1982, 1st edition, Chadron. Loomis was a West Texas cattleman, sheepman, hunter, and keen observer. He partnered with his half-brother and formed the Ostrander-Loomis Land and Cattle Co. headquartered in Concho County. Information on sheriffs and outlaws in the area, and including Clay Allison, John Hardin, Tom Ketchum & Will Carver.94pp, photos. Wrprs...35.00


83) Lovelace, Leland LOST MINES AND HIDDEN TREASURES 1961, 5th printing, Naylor Co., San Antonio. Searching out the lost mines and treasures in the Southwest. 252pp. HB/DJ [dust jacket has large piece missing top front]……25.00 SOLD


84) [LUBBOCK COUNTY] SLATON’S STORY: The History of Slaton, Texas 1900-1979 1979, 1st edition, Slaton. 284pp w/photos, historical articles, many family histories, index. Folio HB w/decorated cover…….75.00 SOLD


85) Lummis, Charles F. GENERAL CROOK AND THE APACHE WARS 1966, 1st limited edition of 250 copies, Flagstaff. Foreword by Dudley Gordon; illustrations by Don Perceval. Lummis was a correspondent who witnessed firsthand General Crook’s relentless pursuit and eventual capture of Geronimo. 147pp w/illustrations. HB black cloth spine on gold boards in slipcase, this “special edition” dedicated to the late author and SIGNED by Gordon and Perceval…….75.00 SOLD


86) [McCULLOCH COUNTY] ANSWER TO INTERROGATORIES in case no. 396, Mary C. Paschal et al, vs. Theodore Stevens... by John O. Meusebach. 1964, Pemberton Press’s reprint of 1894 edition, Austin. This is a published account of an 1893 legal case in McCulloch County regarding Meusebach’s German Emigration Company and colonization efforts in the Republic of Texas. Information on Fisher and Miller Colonies; Meusebach’s treaty with the Comanches; more. Softcover…...25.00 SOLD


87) McMurtry, Larry SOME CAN WHISTLE 1989, 1st edition, NY. Novel. 349pp. HB/DJ, SIGNED…………….45.00 SOLD


88) McMurtry, Larry ANYTHING FOR BILLY 1988, 1st edition, Simon and Schuster, NY. Historical novel. HB/DJ, fine, SIGNED…….40.00


89) [MENARD COUNTY] RISE AND FALL OF THE MISSION SAN SABA to which is appended A Brief History of the Bowie or Almagres Mine; also A Sketch of Summerland [Menardville] by John W. Hunter. 1935, 2nd edition, Bandera. This booklet devotes nine chapters to a history of the San Saba Mission; four chapters to the Bowie Mine, including an early account of the “Battle of Calf Creek” related by Rezin Bowie in which he and brother James were involved; and the last three chapters to “Summerland” [the author’s endearing term for present day Menard and its environs] 84pp w/notes. Softcover, very good….135.00


90) Moorhead, Max L. THE PRESIDIO: Bastions of the Spanish Borderlands 1975, 1st edition, Norman. An interesting look at the presidio, a garrisoned fort presiding over a military district in the New World. Its duty was to introduce Christianity in a hostile territory.288pp w/maps, illus, index. HB/DJ, fine copy……30.00 SOLD


91) Murry, Ellen N. NOTES ON THE REPUBLIC 1991, 1st printing thus, Star of Republic Museum, Washington, Texas. “An anthology of essays [which examines the decade 1836-1847, when Texas was a Republic] from the Star of the Republic Museum Quarterly, the Notes.” 142pp w/illustrations, notes, index. Oblong folio wrappers, very good………24.00 SOLD


92) Nolan, Frederick THE LINCOLN COUNTY WAR: A Documentary History 1992, 1st edition, Norman. A documented history that tells the story of the bloody war in the words of the participants, some accounts never before published. A definitive work. 607pp with many photos, individual biographies in one appendix; notes, biblio, index. Folio HB/DJ fine……95.00


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


94) Nye, Nelson C. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF THE QUARTER HORSE: A Breeder’s Guide and Turfman’s Reference 1965, reprint, South Brunswick. A comprehensive study of the Quarter Horse with information of interest to breeders, trainers and owners. 471pp w/photos, index. HB/DJ, worn dj……25.00 SOLD



95) Oberholser, Harry C. THE BIRD LIFE OF TEXAS 1974, 1st edition, Austin. 2 volumes. Includes 26 watercolors and 38 black and white drawings of birds by the noted wildlife artist, Louis Agassis Fuertes, plus photographs of major bird habitats, status and seasonal distribution maps, and a history of Texas ornithology since 1535--truly a monumental endeavor that was 75 years in the making. And so it should be, according to editor Edgar B. Kincaid, as Texas is “the number one bird state in the nation, with 545 species....More than two-thirds of the birds known to occur in North America north of Mexico have been recorded in Texas.” Jenkins, in BASIC TEXAS BOOKS, said; “This may well be the most important work ever published in Texas.” Naturalist Roy Bedichek called it “one of the great ornithological works of all time.” The set consists of two large volumes in fine condition encased in a slipcase that is split one inch at the bottom, a common problem with this set because the slipcase was inadvertently made slightly too small for the two volumes. The set of two volumes = $275.00 SOLD


96) Ogletree, Mardema Locke THE KIOWAS: Their History, Their Legends no date, 1st printing, no place (thesis?) History, legends, calendars, war society, relationship with other tribes. 24pp w/notes, bi. Folio softcover bound in thesis folder…..22.50 SOLD


97) Ornish, Natalie PIONEER JEWISH TEXANS 2011, reprint edition, College Station. With a new foreword by Sara Alpern. “More than 400 photographs, extensive interviews with pioneers’ descendants, a collection of rare Texana, and more than twelve years of research went into this” first history of pioneer Jews in Texas. 362pp w/photos, maps, bib, index. Folio HB/DJ, fine…29.95


98) Pate, Ann FORT CHADBOURNE: A Military Post, A Family Heritage 2011, 1st edition, Fort Chadbourne. Foreword by Garland Richards, President, Fort Chadbourne Foundation. This is the “first and only full length book containing both the history of the military post, and the family that has called it home for eight generations…A factual account taken from military records, letters, diaries, family deeds.” 341pp w/photographs, charts, rosters and maps. HB/DJ, as new……45.00 SOLD


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


100) Phillips, Philip R. & R.L. Wilson PATERSON COLT VARIATIONS 1979, 1st edition, Jackson Arms, Dallas. “An all-inclusive view of the Paterson era and its products.” 232pp w/illus, biblio, index. Folio HB blue cloth w/gilt decorations….90.00


101) Pirtle, Caleb, III & Michael F. Cusack FORT CLARK: The Lonely Sentinel On Texas’s Western Frontier 1985, 1st edition, Austin. Early Indian fights; Mackenzie’s unauthorized raid into Mexico; the Mexican Revolution era when Ft. Clark was a post used to guard the border; the Seminole Indian scouts; much more. 226pp with sources, photos, index. HB/DJ fine……45.00 SOLD


102) [PRESIDIO COUNTY] HISTORY OF MARFA AND PRESIDIO COUNTY, TEXAS, 1535-1946 by Cecilia Thompson. 1985, 1st edition, Austin. Two Volumes. This highly sought after work deservedly won the 1985 T.R. Fehrenbach Award For Best County History In Texas. It is a chronologically arranged narrative history that spans four centuries, from the earliest Spanish explorers to contemporary times. A total of 1,024 pages with maps, many period photos, appendices, bibliography, index. Two volumes hardback in slipcase, near fine set, exceedingly scarce………….375.00 SOLD


103) Reid, Jan CLOSE CALLS: Jan Reid’s Texas 2000, 1st edition, College Station. Reid’s writings include profiles of Texans from all walks of life and going on beats with Texas police officers, attending church with George Foreman in New York, and meeting Kickapoo Indians in the Sierra Madres. He also gives a dramatic account of his hijacking and near-fatal shooting by bandits in Mexico. 247pp. HB/DJ, as new…29.95


104) Reinhartz, Dennis & Charles C. Colley THE MAPPING OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST 1987, 1st edition, College Station. “This book vividly summarizes the history of the region’s mapping…. An informative introduction to the history of Southwestern geography and the development of cartography as science and art.” 83pp w/illus, appendix. HB/DJ fine…35.00


105) Rickett, Harold William WILDFLOWERS OF THE UNITED STATES: Volume Four: The Southwestern States: Southern California, Arizona and New Mexico, Volume 3 TWO VOLUMES. 1970, 1st edition, NY. A most comprehensive guide with details of the astonishing variety, abundance and colorful array of the flowers in this region. 801pp w/illus, photos, index. Large folio HB TWO VOLUMES red cloth in slipcase, (slipcase has 3 inch split along top edge, otherwise a very good set)..150.00


106) Robertson, Pauline D. & R.L. Robertson PANHANDLE PILGRIMAGE: Illustrated Tales Tracing History in the Texas Panhandle 1978, 2nd revised and expanded edition, Amarillo. Interesting collection of historical articles about the Texas Panhandle region—Spanish exploration; Indian marauders; Adobe Walls; the Red River War; Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker; the Mooar brothers ; cattle range; town building; more. 369pp w/photos, maps, index. Folio HB/DJ, near fine copy…..35.00


107) Robinson, Charles M., III THE BUFFALO HUNTERS 1995, 1st trade edition, State House Press. A well-written account of the extermination of the American bison, with photos of range photographer L.S. Huffman, and rare reproductions of the long-lost plates of photographer George Robertson taken during an 1874 hunt. 162pp w/notes, biblio, index. Folio HB/DJ near fine…….45.00 SOLD


108) Schreiner, Charles, III A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE TEXAS RANGERS 1969, 1st edition, Mountain Home. Includes biographical sketches of fifty-seven notable Texas Rangers, plus hundreds of photos of many more Rangers and of the equipment they used. 267pp w/photos, index. Folio HB/DJ, fine copy inscribed/SIGNED by Schreiner…..395.00


109) Stapp, William Preston THE PRISONERS OF PEROTE 1933, a facsimile reproduction of the original 1845 edition, La Grange. A journal kept by the author who was captured by the Mexicans at Mier, December 25, 1842 and released from Perote May 16, 1844. 108pp, double column. The book is softcover, side-stapled, and has been placed in a maroon cloth folder with gold lettering on the cover, very good condition……..40.00 SOLD


110) Stoecklein, David R.[photography] COWBOY GEAR: A Photographic Portrayal of the Early Cowboys and their Equipment 1993, 1st edition, Ketchum. A guide to cowboy gear that shows how it looks, how it was used, and why certain craftsmen’s gear was preferred over others. It covers everything from branding irons to ropes. 228pp w/photos, endpaper map, glossary, bibliography, technical notes. Oblong folio HB/DJ fine copy, unclipped dust jacket ….85.00 SOLD


111) Stoecklein, David DON’T FENCE ME IN: Images of the Spirit of the West 1996, 1st edition, Ketchum. “Through a decade of photography spanning ten Western states, Stoecklein depicts the modern-day cowboy at work and at play, at sunrise, and sunset, in all kinds of weather.” 204pp w/photos, illus. Folio HB/DJ unclipped dust jacket, near fine……75.00


112) Stoecklein, David R. THE WESTERN BUCKLE: History, Art, Culture, Function 2003, 1st edition, Ketchum. Edited by Carrie James. A beautifully illustrated treatise on the cowboy belt buckle. 160pp w/illus. Folio HB/DJ fine copy….65.00


113) Sullivan, Sergeant W.J.L. TWELVE YEARS in the SADDLE FOR LAW and ORDER on the FRONTIERS OF TEXAS 1966, 2nd edition, NY. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “The author served under Bill McDonald and others between 1888 and 1900, a period for which there are few surviving ranger recollections... Provides us with a first-hand account of Texas Ranger activities in West Texas during the 1890s, particularly at Amarillo, Quanah, and El Paso. [He] chased and captured bank robbers, cattle thieves, murderers, and train robbers, and had his share of gunfights.” Included are some excellent photographs of rangers on duty and several outlaws. 284pp. HB/no dust jacket as issued…….45.00 SOLD


114) Supica, Jim & Richard Nahas STANDARD CATALOG OF SMITH & WESSON: 1996, 1st edition. Iola. A fully annotated identification and price guide to the world of Smith & Wesson—revolvers, shotguns, semi-autos, rifles, military, and other collectibles that bears the name ‘Smith & Wesson.’ Includes production data. 237pp w/photographs, appendices, index. Folio HB/DJ, near fine, SIGNED by Supica…..85.00


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


116) Taylor, T.U. THE CHISHOLM TRAIL And Other routes 1936, 1st edition, “Printed for Frontier Times Museum, Bandera, Texas by Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas.” Details some drives before, during and after the Civil War. Chapters include biographies of John Simpson Chisum and Jesse Chisholm; brief activities of other famous trail herders such as Goodnight and Loving, and the Blocker brothers; “Colorful or Rare Events On The Trail;” ladies of the trail; and much more. 222pp w/maps, a few photos, an index to this book, and an appendix with an index to J. Marvin Hunter’s The Trail Drivers of Texas. Hardback, very good copy with small scuffmark on front cover, very scarce……165.00 SOLD


117) Taylor, T. U. JESSE CHISHOLM 1936, 1st edition, Frontier Times Press, Bandera. Biographical and genealogical information about the founder of the Chisholm Trail, Jesse Chisholm, along with history of his cattle drives, etc. Also contains genealogy of the John Simpson Chisum family. Much information on both families. Includes a bibliography of Taylor’s published writings. 217pp w/photos, map, index. HB gray cloth, front cover has some very minor speckling from age…….175.00 SOLD


118) [TEXAS PANHANDLE] AMARILLO FLIGHTS: Aerial Views of Llano Estacado Country text and photos by Paul V. Chaplo. 2020, 1st edition, TAMU Press, College Station. Intro by Walt Davis. “Chaplo has battled high winds, turbulence, dust, ice, near-miss bird strikes, wildfire smoke, and a host of aircraft problems to show the Llano Country from a place most of us will never be.” 192pp w/photos, index. Folio HB/DJ, new [multiple copies available]…..32.00


119) Thrapp, Dan L. VICTORIO AND THE MIMBRES APACHES 1974, 1st edition, Norman. Thrapp gives a good biography of Victorio, and a comprehensive account of the Mimbres from their first contact with Anglos in 1849 until their defeat in 1880. The author visited many sites written about and he provides some interesting photos. 393pp w/photos, maps, bibliography, notes, and index. HB/DJ, near fine copy…….85.00 SOLD


120) Treutlein, Theodore E. [translator/editor] IGNAZ PFEFFERCORN: SONORA A Description of the Province 1949, 1st edition, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. A German Jesuit’s geographical, historical, and ethnographical description of Sonora, Mexico. Pfeffercorn spent eleven years among the Pima, Opata, and Eudebe Indians and relays much of their culture. He also recorded a lot of natural history, also. 329pp w/foldout map, notes, index. HB maroon cloth, fine condition………55.00 SOLD


121) Turner, Martha Anne CLARA DRISCOLL: An American Tradition 1979, 1st “Alamo Edition,” limited to 125 copies, Madrona Press, Austin. [This special edition includes essay, The Red Rose of San Jose by Clara Driscoll that is not included in the trade edition.] Life story of the remarkable woman who, among many other lifetime accomplishments, initiated the campaign in behalf of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to save the Alamo from ruin. 185pp plus Addendum w/photos, notes, index. HB marbled cloth w/leather spine in marbled cloth slipcase, fine beautiful copy, numbered and SIGNED.........75.00 SOLD


122) [UPTON COUNTY] ON THE LAST FRONTIER: A History of Upton County, Texas by N. Ethie Eagleton. 1971, 1st edition, El Paso. 125pp w/photos, historical articles, biographical sketches of early pioneers, appendices, bibliography, index. HB/DJ, fine copy, scarce…..120.00


123) Utley, Robert M. HIGH NOON IN LINCOLN: Violence on the Western Frontier 1987, 1st edition, Albuquerque. A detailed and interestingly written account of the two-year deadly fracas in Lincoln County. 265pp w/maps, photos, notes, sources, index. HB/DJ near fine copy…..40.00


124) Wallis, Michael THE REAL WILD WEST: The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West 1999, 1st edition, NY. “The enthralling history of one of the wildest ranch empires of the American frontier and the birth of the motion picture industry.” 652pp w/many photos, bibliography, index. HB/DJ fine condition…..29.00 SOLD


125) Ware, Donald L. REMINGTON ARMY AND NAVY REVOLVERS, 1861-1888 2007, 1st edition, Albuquerque. A detailed examination of the development and evolution of Remington revolvers from the beginning of the Civil War through the end of the Indian wars. A well-researched and highly definitive reference work on these historic firearms. 434pp w/illus, charts, appendices, notes, index. Folio HB/DJ fine……..75.00 SOLD


126) Werler, John E. & James R. Dixon TEXAS SNAKES: Identification, Distribution, and Natural History 2005, reprint, 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, near fine……..55.00 [out-of –print] SOLD


127) Wilbarger, INDIAN DEPREDATIONS IN TEXAS 1985, facsimile reprint of the original by State House Press, Austin. “Reliable account of battles, wars, adventures, forays, murders, massacres, etc., together with biographical sketches of many of the most noted Indian fighters and frontiersmen of Texas.” Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS: “This volume is the most thorough compilation of accounts of Indian warfare in Texas in the 19th century.” 691pp w/woodcuts credited to T.J. Owen (who was actually William Sydney Porter, aka O. Henry.) HB green cloth w/gold stamped decorations……39.95


128) Wilson, R.L. THE WORLD OF BERETTA: An International Legend 2000, 1st edition, Random House, NY. A richly illustrated history and identification guide to the world’s oldest gunmaker. 370pp w/photos, notes, appendices, bibliography, index. Oblong folio HB/DJ fine copy…….55.00


129) [WINKLER COUNTY] A HISTORY OF WINKLER COUNTY, 1887-1984 1984, 1st edition, Kermit. “A collection of historical sketches and family histories composed by county residents.” 527pp w/photos, maps, index. Folio HB black cloth w/gold decorations….....135.00 SOLD


130) Wittliff, Bill [editor/photographer] A BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHS FROM LONESOME DOVE 2007, 1st edition, UT Press, Austin. Foreword by Larry McMurtry; introduction by Stephen Harrigan. Presents more than one hundred classic images which were taken by Wittliff during the filming of the epic miniseries. 163pp. Folio HB/DJ near fine copy…….75.00


131) Wittliff, Bill [editor/photographer] A BOOK ON THE MAKING OF LONESOME DOVE 2012, 1st edition, Austin. Interviews by John Spong; color plates by Jeff Wilson; photographs by Bill Wittliff. A companion book to Wittliff’s earlier A Book of Photographs From Lonesome Dove: “A fascinating behind-the-scenes journey into the creation of the book, the miniseries, and

the world of Lonesome Dove.” 168pp. Folio HB/DJ, as new, SIGNED by Wittliff, Spong and Wilson……….150.00


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