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Reflections : An Album of West Texas History, 1840-1990

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Charles G. Anderson: 1990

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 034799

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 496 pp. brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine w/illustration on the front cover, pictorial front endpapers and map rear endpapers, #1739 of 2000 cc's. The book has information on General William Read Surrey, settlers, buffalo, Inidans, Josiah Wright Mooar, Willma Henry Snyder, Nunn Brothers, forts, dugouts, cities, law and order, ranching, oil, education, war and the military and other information. The book contains quite a few photographs concerning the area. View more info

Confederate General William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Snyder Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 034217

ISBN: 1881825256

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Arkansas in 1864. View more info

Confederate General : William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Snyder Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 033930

ISBN: 1881825256

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Arkansas in 1864. View more info

Pistol Packin' Preachers: Circuit Riders Of Texas

By: Barton, Barbara w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Taylor Trade Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040899

ISBN: 1589792009

Condition: Near Fine


xv, 190 pp, glossy tan-black SC wraps w/pictorial front panel w/black spine w/white-tan lettering, color photo of the author on the rear panel. A Republic of Texas Press Book. The author presents the life stories of many early-day ministers who rsiked life and limb to answer their calling. They confronted outlaws, warring Indians, wild animals and unpredictable Texas weather. View more info

Ranger's Law : A Lone Star Saga

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $11.86

Publisher: New York, NY, Tom Doherty Associates Book: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051246

ISBN: 076531519X

Condition: Near Fine


640 pp, blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy blu-brown wraparound pictorial dj w/brown-white lettering. Collection of three novels from Kelton's saga of the formative years of the Texas Rangers: Ranger's Trail, Texas Vendetta, and Jericho's Road. View more info

The Buckskin Line

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $23.76

Publisher: New York, NY, Tom Doherty Associates, Inc.: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051241

Condition: Near Fine


287 pp, brown boards, brown blue dj w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the author. Setting is the Texas frontier in the 1840s, young boy captured by comanches & is rescued by Mike Shannon. The young boy grows up to become a Texas Ranger during the time of the Civil War. View more info

Ranger's Law : A Lone Star Saga

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $13.18

Publisher: New York, NY, Tom Doherty Associates, LLC: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050585

ISBN: 076531519X

Condition: Near Fine


640 pp, blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy blu-brown wraparound pictorial dj w/brown-white lettering. Collection of three novels from Kelton's saga of the formative years of the Texas Rangers: Ranger's Trail, Texas Vendetta, and Jericho's Road. View more info

The Art of James Bama

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $44.63

Publisher: Trumbull, CT, The Greenwich Workshop, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049521

ISBN: 0867130156

Condition: Very Good


160 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/stamped gilt lettering on the front cover & spine, glossy brown dj w/color illustrated front & rear panels. This book is a comprehensive collection of his finest work, showing rear people of the new West recreating their history , and descendants of the Old West paying homage to their heritage. View more info

The Buckskin Line

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $25.08

Publisher: New York, NY, Tom Doherty Associates, Inc.: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 008849

Condition: Near Fine


287 pp, brown boards, brown blue dj w/pictorial front, inscribed & SIGNED by the author. Setting is the Texas frontier in the 1840s, young boy captured by comanches & is rescued by Mike Shannon. The young boy grows up to become a Texas Ranger during the time of the Civil War. View more info

Dark Thicket

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, TCU Press: 1999

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 023474

ISBN: 0875652077

Condition: Near Fine


182 pp, green papercovered boards w/white lettering, dj wht w/green-black lettering w/illustrated front, dj in brodart protector, SIGNED by the author & illustrator, this is a TCU first edition, the original first was published by Doubleday in 1985. Young Owen Danforth, a wounded Confederate soldier, rides back to his native Texas. He returns to a place divided with secessionist "home guards" and Union loyalist who are conducting their own local & bloody war. View more info

There's Always Another Chance and Other Stories

By: Kelton, Elmer and edited by Clayton, Lawrence

Price: $44.63

Publisher: San Angelo, TX, Fort Concho Museum Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049377

ISBN: 0938036084

Condition: Near Fine


192 pp, cream w/dark brown lettering on the front cover and spine, brown dj w/cream front panel w/illustration of spur. Collection of seven stories and one novelette by Kelton. Most of these belong to the era of the pulp Western. The titles are: There's Always Another Chance, Sellout, North of the Big River, No Music for Fiddle Feet, Apache Patrol, In the Line of Duty and Die by the Gun. there is bibliography at the end of the book. View more info

Midkiff - a Texas Family, town and Way of Life

By: Midkiff, Mary Lou w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer and edited by Cox, Betty Wilke and Venarske, Nancy Bates

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Midland, TX, Oleo Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050196

ISBN: 0976395509

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 418 pp, [1], blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine & front cover, light brown map endpapers. The story of the pioneering Midkiff family. It is the story of sacrifice, hard work, and determination shared by many who moved into the sparsely-settled areas of rural Texas to make a home. The story begins with John Rufus Midkiff, the patriarch and centers on his son Oscar. The story touches on other pioneering families from the Midland area to Eastern New Mexico: the Scharbauers, Scarboroughs, Cowdens, Halffs, and many others. View more info

Yesteryear in Ozona and Crockett County

By: Pierce, V. I. and edited by Kelton Elmer

Price: $144.50

Publisher: Ozona, TX, Crockett County Historical Society: 1980

Seller ID: 039622

Condition: Near Fine


[10], 137 pp, brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering and illustration, map endpapers, light tan dj w/dark brown pictorial front & rear w/dark brown lettering. The author remembers his family moving from Junction to Ozona in wagons. The author recounts the people and the incidents of his growing up years on the Crockett County ranch and in the young town of Ozona as the country moved from horse-and-buggy days into the machine age. Prev owner wrote11.56 p.m. Feb 20, 1981 on the last page of text. View more info