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61 Alexander, Bob and Brice, Donaly E. Texas Rnagers Lives, Leggend, and Legacy
Denton, TX University North Texas Press 2017 157441691X / 9781574416916 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
xxi, 650 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj blu-white-grey-green w/pictorial of Ranger on horse The book is the authors' answer to the questions focuses on the six Frontier Battalion companies.. The authors focus in detail on each company A through F. relating what was happening within each company concurrently. They tell the famous episodes of the Rangers that forged their legend, and bring the story up through the twentieth century to the present dy. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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62 Alexander, Bob w/intro by Marks, Paula Mitchell John Harris Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff
Silver City, NM High Lonesome Books 2002 0944383580 / 9780944383582 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
[6], 307 pp, [3], grey cloth over boards w/black lettering on the spine & front cover, grey-white marbled endpapers, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy grey-brown dj w/pictorial front panel w/wht-brown-black lettering, the hardbound was limited to 500 cc's . The author presents the story of the 40-year old lawman and public servant who was skille dwith gun and horse, who fought crime and arrested bad guys without killing anyone. He also was Yuma Prison Supertendent, Civil War volunteer, served in the Spanish American War and Boxer Rebellion, and twice a State Legislator. 
Price: 51.00 USD
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63 Alexander, Bob w/intro by Metz, Leon C. Dangerous Dan Tucker: New Mexico's Deadly Lawman
Silver City, NM High Lonesome Books 2001 094438353X / 9780944383537 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Map Signed by Author
[6], 191 pp, [3], blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy black-brown dj w/white-brown lettering & illustrated front panel. Dan Tucker served as a deputy sheriff, town marshall, deputy U.S. Marshall, train agent, and livestock inspector during his career as a lawman in the frontier period of the southwest New Mexico. He was involved in some one dozen shootings, was shot four times, "obliged to kill eight men" in Grant County and hugn four other outlaws. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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64 Alexander, Bob w/intro by Metz, Leon C. Fearless Dave Allison: Border Lawman : a Transitional Lawman on a Transitional Frontier
Silver City, NM High Lonesome Books 2003 0944383629 / 9780944383629 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Limited Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
[6], 285 pp, [3], brown cloth over boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine, brown-white marbled endpapers, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy brown dj w/black illustrated front panel w/black-white lettering, limited to 500 cc's. Dave Allison served as sheriff of Midland County, Texas, a Texas Ranger, a Arizona Ranger, Chief of Police at Rosewell, NM, personal bodyguard of Colonel William Cornell Green during 1906 mine strikes at Cananea, Mexico, and Livestock inspector. 
Price: 51.00 USD
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65 Alexander, Bob w/intro by Parsons, Chuck Lawmen, Outlaws, and S. O. Bs. Gunfighters of the Old Southwest
Silver City, NM High-Lonesome Books 2004 0944383653 / 9780944383650 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Limited Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
(6), 308 pp, dark red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by both, the author and the introduction author on the title page. The introduction author SIGNED a second time at the end of the introduction. glossy orange dj w/black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels, gilt-black endpapers. One of 400 hardback copies. The author has uncovered the lives of fifteen notable gunmen. Some of them were toughter than Wyatt Earp, killed more people than Billy the Kid, and stole more livestock than Butch Cassidy. Here are some of the lost gunfighters of the Old Southwest. The names of the gunfighters are: Captain Frank Jones, Jimmy McDaniels, George Stevenson, William Garlick & Scott Russell, Charley Small, Robert Lee Burdett, Tom D. Love, John Gilmo, Joe Sitter, William D. "Keechi" Johnson, Horace L. Roberson, Dan Coomer, Herff Carnes, and Howard Chenowth. 
Price: 267.75 USD
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66 Alexander, Bob w/intro by Parsons, Chuck Lawmen, Outlaws, and S. O. Bs. Volume II Gunfighters of the Southwest
Silver City, NM High-Lonesome Books 2007 0944383718 / 9780944383711 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
(6), 308 pp, dark green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy green dj w/black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. One of 500 hardback copies. The characters in volume two tough, ornery and contradictory, some wearing badges and going to jail all in one career. Some of the characters are Ketchum Brothers, Chico Cano, Frank Hamer, fighting Lopez Family of southern New Mexico and more. This is a roundup of a number of lesser known gunfighting men of the Old West. 
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67 Alexander, Bob w/intro by Tanner Jr., John D. Lynch Ropes & Long Shots: The Story of an Old West Train Robbery
Silver City, NM High-Lonesome Books 2006 094438370X / 9780944383704 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Map Signed by Author
[6], 186 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown illustrated front panel w/red lettering, SIGNED by author on the fitle page. An account of the Gage, New Mexico train robbery 
Price: 38.25 USD
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68 Alexander, Larry Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II
New York, NY New American Library 2009 0451225937 / 9780451225931 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
336 pp, quarterbound grey papercovered boards w/tan papercovered spine w/tan-brown dj w/brown-sepia colored pictorial front panel. The book is the story of the Alamo Scouts in the Pacific during World War II. To retake the Phlippines, General MacArthru needed a first-rate intelligence-gathering unit. Out of the thousands, only 138 men were chosen. Their task was to slip onto Japanese-held islands, stalk through the jungles and assess enemy locations, conditions, morale, and troup strength, while remaining undetected . They completed at least 108 known missions against the Japanese. They performed a wide array of special operations, conducted rescue missions to recover captured military and ciivlian prisoners from Japanese camps, organized and supplies guerrilla freed fighters and other operations. 
Price: 20.36 USD
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69 Allen, Charles Ace Rivals
Austin, TX Baywood Publishing 1995 0964540401 / 9780964540408 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Maps Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
232 pp, glossy wht-red-blk SC wraps w/illustrated front & photo of author on the back. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on FPD. The adventures of two pilots from same high school in Texas during the 2nd World War & Korea. publisher's sticker on FPD. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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70 Allen, Frederick Decent, Orderly Lynching: The Montana Vigilantes
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 2005 0806136510 / 9780806136516 Limited/Numbered Full-Leather Near Fine No Jacket Limited & Numbered Edition Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps Signed by Author
xxiv, 421 pp, dark maroon leather boards w/stamped bronze lettering on the front panel & spine, SIGNED by the author on front flyleaf, & numbered 134 of 250 cc's. The story of the deadlisest episode of vigilante juctice took place during the first six weeks of 1864. A small corps of armed horsemen swept through the goldmining towns of southwest Montana and hanged twenty-one troublemakers, including a rogue sheriff, Henry Plummer. The executions in Montana where carried out with military precision in full public view and by leading citizens who did not bother to conceal their identifies beneath masks or hoods. 
Price: 191.25 USD
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71 Allen, John Houghton Southwest
Philadelphia, PA J.B. Lippincott Company 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Laune, Paul 
220 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front panel and spine, w/dark brown illustration on the front panel, dj brown-black-blue-white w/illustrated front panel & spine and black-and-white photo of the author on the rear panel. The writes of border country of Texas and Mexico, of the ranches, grandees, Chihuahua cattle, of violence, vaqueros and of the last days of a U.S. Cavalry post. The setting is a ranch of Mexican tradition in the lower border country of Texas, also saloons and baudy houses of the border towns. Dobie p 95 . Herd #29. some rubbing to the dj corners. 
Price: 46.75 USD
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72 Allen, Merritt Parmelee Black Rain
New York, NY New York, NY: Longmans, Green and Company, 1939 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Macdonald, James 
213 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering, brown-wht illustrated endpapers. The story is set around 1763 on the frontier of North America. It covers part of the seige of Detroit by Pontiac. light red stain on bottom edge. 
Price: 10.63 USD
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73 Allen, Paul w/intro by M'Vickar, Archibald History of the Expedition : Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clarke - 2 Volumes
Harper & Brothers 1842 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Ex-Library 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall Map 
map, li, 371 pp, x, 395 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/blind stamped front & back, gilt lettering on the spine, tipped in map in volume 1, dark maroon cloth covered slipcase. The two volumes contain the History of The Expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clarke to the sources of the Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains, and down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean : performed during the years 1804, 1805, 1806 by order of the Government of the United States. Appendix at end of volume 2 with a summary statement of the rivers, creeks, and most remarkable place. Slipcase professionally built. slight corner wear & bumping, spines faded, remnants of library card holder on the RPD's, library bookplate on FPD's "Free Library of the Spring Garden Unitarian Society", library stamp on the title pages, spines dark spot from where labels had been on the spines, no plates. 
Price: 629.00 USD
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74 Allen, Richard Sanders Covered Bridges of the South
New York, NY Bonanza Books 1970 0517128470 / 9780517128473 'A' Printing Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
56 pp, tan papercovered boards w/brown lettering on the spine, dj dark brown w/yel lettering & w/pictorial front. Book about the covered bridges in North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, South Carolina, & Kentucky. slight bow to book, dj front flap corner clipped. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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75 Allen, Thomas B. & Berry, F. Clifton & Polmar, Norman War in the Gulf
Atlanta, GA Turner Publishing, Inc. 1991 1878685007 / 9781878685001 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
240 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj black-orange-yel w/pictorial front. From the invasion of Kuwait to the day of victory & beyond. 
Price: 9.14 USD
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76 Allen, Tom Those Buried Texians: No Stone Unturned
Dallas, TX Hendrick-Long Publishing Company 1980 0937460001 / 9780937460009 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
172 pp, glossy wht-blu-grey SC wraps w/red-dark blu lettering on the spine, illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The book is an alphabetical listing of information and burial locations of some 1,700 important Texas. From gunslingers, to heros and heroines; pioneers to cattlement; the unworthy to men of God, they are here. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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77 Allen, William B. A History of Kentucky
Green County Historical Soc. 1967 Facsimile Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
471 pp, green cloth boards, Embracing gleanings, reminiscenes, antiquities, natural curiosities, s tatistics and biographical sketches of pioneers, soldiers, jurists, alwyers, statesmen, divines, mechanics, farmers, merchants, and other leading men, of all occupations and pursuits. The original was printed in 1872 & published by Bradley & Gilbert of Louisville, KY . prev owners name on ffep. 
Price: 106.25 USD
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78 Allhands, J. L. Gringo Builders
Joplin, MO J. L. Allhands 1931 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
283 pp, (1), (13) index, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering & border on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The author writes of his years in the employ of B. F. Johnston and P. M. Johnston of St. Elmo, Illinois as they provided the country with railroad facilities. They built the C. P. & M. Railroad and constructed over fifteen hundred miles of railroad for B.F. Yoakum, in Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas alone. They constructed the Brownsville Line. The author worked as a railroad contractor and had part in constructing the Brownsville line, the other rail lines in the Valley. The author provides information on the huge ranches, first passenger trains in the valley, big water projects, Bay City, Colonel Uriah Lott and more. "the history of the building of the St. Louis, Brownsville, and Mexico railway." Rader #117, "contains a chapter on Texas ranches and other cattle material." Herd #39, Howes #A172. 
Price: 146.63 USD
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79 Allhands, J. L. Uriah Lott
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Maps 
xii, (8 pg plates), 187 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front panel and spine, tipped-in map at rear of the book, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep. The map of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of 1944, that shows the Missouri Pacific Lines and Southern Pacific Lines. This is the story of Uriah Lott, who took over the Corpus Christi, San Diego & Rio Grande Narrow Guage Railroad. He turned it into the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway. He stretched his steel rails across thirty-two Texas counties. The bottom front corners bumped 
Price: 62.48 USD
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80 Almaraz Jr., Felix D. The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1992 2nd Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Maps, Charts 
100 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering, wraparound illustration. San Antonio, TX has five former Spanish Missions. Author reconstructed the land tenure system that began w/the Spaniards jurisprudential right of discovery. slight sunning to the dj spine. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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