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1 Fifty Texas Rarities Selected from the Library of Mr. Everett D. Graff for an Exhibition to Commemorate the Hundredth Anniversary of the Annexation of Texas By the United States
Austin, TX The Pemberton Press 1964 Cloth - Hard Cover Fine 12mo 
This reprint edition is limited to 150 copies, of which 50 copies have been bound; 40 pages; Slipcase, in matching cloth covers, is Very Good+ in condition, with a small fairly light smudge. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Looking Back...  A History of Central Telephone Company of Texas
2 Looking Back... A History of Central Telephone Company of Texas
Centel / Central Telephone Company of Texas First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 
Non-paginated, though 74 pages of text, plus a one page table of contents laid in. There is no date of publication, though contents go up to 1987. Tape bound into stiff paper wrap covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
3 Becker, Mildred & Janet Wiley (Eds) The Pioneers of the Prairie (The History Of the Prairie Towns of Ivanhoe and Follett)
Taylor Publishing Company First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 4to 
No date of publication, though circa 1967. 211 pages. Covers shows a few scuffs, and rubbing on edges. Edges of end leaves are a little darkened. Otherwise a tight and clean copy of this scarce regional history and genealogy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
4 Breeden, James O. (Ed.) A Long Ride in Texas: The Exploration of John Leonard Riddell
College Station, TX Texas A & M University Press 1994 089096582x / 9780890965825 First Edition / First Printing Cloth - Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
5 Chipman, Donald E. And Harriett Denise Joseph Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas
Austin University of Texas Press 1999 0292712170 / 9780292712171 First Edition / First Printing Cloth - Hard Cover Fine Fine 
359 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
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6 Dixon, Olive K. Life of "Billy" Dixon, Plainsman, Scout and Pioneer: A Narrative In Which are Described Many Things Relating to the Early Southwest, with an Account of the Fights Between Indians and Buffalo Hunters at Adobe Walls and at Buffalo Wallow...
Dallas, TX P. L. Turner Revised Cloth - Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 
Copyright is 1927. 251 pages, plus plates. Cloth covers show moisture stains on corners, and wear at spine ends and corners. Gold lettering on spine is good. Inked inscription and scribble on blank front free end page. Top hinge (internal) is broke, and there is separation between half title page and frontispiece. Text block remains tight and contents are otherwise clean and intact. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
7 Faulk, Odie B. & Laura E. Faulk Frank W. Mayborn: A Man Who Made a Difference
University of Mary Hardin Baylor 1989 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Typed letter signed by Sue Mayborn (Mrs. Frank W. Mayborn) laid in, along with press release. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
8 Fleming, E. B. & Augustin Fleming Three Years in a Mad-House: The Story of My Life at the Asylum, My Escape, and the Strange Adventures Which Followed
Chicago Donohue, Henneberry & Company 1893 Cloth - Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 
234 pages; Brown cloth covers are rubbed and show light wear at spine ends; Lettering on spine remains legible, though is faded; There are a couple of spots of discoloration on top cover; Front hinge is broke, and there is a little separation between first blank page following ffep and title page, and it is assumed that the frontispiece has been removed from here; Although four other illustrations are reported to be within the contents, this copy has none; Rear hinge is cracked, though remains fairly tight. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
 
9 Green, Bill The Dancing Was Lively: Fort Concho, Texas: A Social History, 1867 to 1882
San Angelo, TX Fort Concho Sketches Publishing Co. First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Fine Good+ Inscribed and Signed By the Author
Copyright is 1970. Limited to 1050 copies, of which 1000 were bound in cloth and 50 in leather. Author's inscription on half title page reads in full: "To _____ ____ -- colleague / friend, fellow historian / With Best Wishes, / Bill Green / Feb. 2, 1990 --" Dust jacket shows a few small chips along edges, and a half inch closed tear over bottom cover. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
George W. Littlefield, Texan, Haley, J. Evetts
10 Haley, J. Evetts George W. Littlefield, Texan
Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1943 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Very Good Fair Signed by Author
287 pages. Signed in name only by the author on blank front free end page. End leaves are just a little darkened, and there is a presentation inscription on the blank front paste down signed by Kansas born architect, Guy A. Carlander. Price clipped dust jacket shows wear along edges, as well as a quarter sized open tear on upper edge over top cover, affecting the letter "G" at beginning of the title. Illustration and other lettering remain good, and jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
Jeff Milton:  A Good Man with a Gun, Haley, J. Evetts
11 Haley, J. Evetts Jeff Milton: A Good Man with a Gun
Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1948 First Edition / First Printing Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Fair+ Signed by Author
First Printing of First Edition, with printers fault in index with Greenway name. A very nice and clear signature of the author on the blank front free end page. Top, outside, corner is slightly bumped. Volume remains tight, very clean, and otherwise intact. DJ shows general wear, creases, and tears along edges, with about one half inch paper loss over spine ends. All lettering remains clear, as does the illustration on DJ, save for bottom edges. 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
The Trail Drivers of Texas, Volume I, Hunter, J. Marvin
12 Hunter, J. Marvin The Trail Drivers of Texas, Volume I
N/P N/P Second Edition Cloth - Hardcover Fair No Jacket 8vo 
N/D (1924); Published under the direction of George W. Saunders, President of The Old time Trail Drivers' Association; 494 pages; Blue cloth covers, with black lettering and illustration; Covers are a little rubbed and corners are very lightly bumped; Lettering and illustration remain very good; Inked newspaper publisher stamped on front paste down; Three leaves (pages 21-26) have been neatly cut from the contents, though laid in place; The three leaves look like they may have been used for presentation of some sort, as there are penciled marks and notations; Volume is otherwise tight and clean. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
13 Kendall, Geo. [George] Wilkins Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition (The Lakeside Classics)
Chicago R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. / The Lakeside Press 1929 Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket 
Red cloth covers with gold stamped lettering and design. Top edge is gilded. Fore and bottom edge remain un-cut. 585 pages. Cloth covers show light rubbing on edges. Previous owners book plate on front paste down, with some offsetting to blank front free end page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
14 McGregor, Stuart When Hurricane Carla Beat the Drums for the Greatest Roundup in History
Self Published First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Good Good 
No date of publication, though circa 1962. 116 pages. Book plate previously removed from blank front free end page leaving roughness. A few pages with a little red inked underlining. Dust jacket shows a little rubbing and discoloration along upper edge. Jacket remains clean and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
15 Muir, Andrew Forest (edited By Sylvia Stallings Morris) William Marsh Rice and His Institute: A Biographical Study
Houston, TX William Marsh Rice University 1972 Cloth - Hard Cover Fine Good 
Originally published as Vol. 58, No. 2 of Rice University Studies and edited by Katherine Fischer Drew. 171 pages. Dust jacket with moisture wrinkles over bottom board, and other general light wear. Jacket is generally bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
16 Taylor, W. Thomas (with an Introduction By Larry McMurtry) Texfake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents
Austin W. Thomas Taylor 1991 0935072209 / 9780935072204 First Edition Quarter Cloth - Hardbound Near Fine No Jacket Signed by Author
Signed in name only by author on title page. There is a small chip on the upper edge of the bottom cover. Volume is otherwise fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
17 Winter, Nevin O. Texas, The Marvellous: The State of the Six Flags
Boston The Page Company 1921 First Edition, Second Printing Cloth - Hard Cover Good- No Jacket 
343 pages, plus folding map, plus plates. Pictorial end leaves. Cloth covers show a little wear along edges, though top cover image remains fairly bright. Lettering/decoration on spine is faded. Small book seller's sticker on front paste down. Dedication page is loosened and there is some separation to the webbing between this leaf and the half title page. Light soiling on edge of a few leaves. Otherwise, contents are clean and folding map is in very good condition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
18 Winter, Nevin O. Texas, The Marvellous: The State of the Six Flags
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing Co. 1936 Reprint Cloth - Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
337 pages, plus 53 plates. This edition was issued without the folding map as seen in the first edition by Page. Gilt stamped lettering/decoration on spine is a little faded. Red cloth covers show scattered light soiling. End leaves are just a little darkened and there is an old crayon price on front free end leaf. Slight separation between half title page and frontispiece. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
New Listings
Looking Back...  A History of Central Telephone Company of Texas
Looking Back... A History of Central Telephone Company of Texas
25.00 USD


The Dancing Was Lively: Fort Concho, Texas: A Social History, 1867 to 1882
Green, Bill
50.00 USD


Texas, The Marvellous: The State of the Six Flags
Winter, Nevin O.
15.00 USD


Texas, The Marvellous: The State of the Six Flags
Winter, Nevin O.
18.00 USD


The Pioneers of the Prairie (The History Of the Prairie Towns of Ivanhoe and Follett)
Becker, Mildred & Janet Wiley (Eds)
75.00 USD


When Hurricane Carla Beat the Drums for the Greatest Roundup in History
McGregor, Stuart
15.00 USD


William Marsh Rice and His Institute: A Biographical Study
Muir, Andrew Forest (edited By Sylvia Stallings Morris)
20.00 USD


Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition (The Lakeside Classics)
Kendall, Geo. [George] Wilkins
50.00 USD


 
 


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