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Fearless Dave Allison: Border Lawman : a Transitional Lawman on a Transitional Frontier

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Metz, Leon C.

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High Lonesome Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039718

ISBN: 0944383629

Condition: Near Fine


[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. View more info

Lawmen, Outlaws, and S. O. Bs. Volume II Gunfighters of the Southwest

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Parsons, Chuck

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High-Lonesome Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050989

ISBN: 0944383718

Condition: Near Fine


(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. View more info

Lawmen, Outlaws, and S. O. Bs. Gunfighters of the Old Southwest

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Parsons, Chuck

Price: $267.75

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High-Lonesome Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051116

ISBN: 0944383653

Condition: Near Fine


(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 ... View more info

Lynch Ropes & Long Shots: The Story of an Old West Train Robbery

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Tanner Jr., John D.

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High-Lonesome Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039488

ISBN: 094438370X

Condition: Near Fine


[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 View more info

Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II

By: Alexander, Larry

Price: $20.36

Publisher: New York, NY, New American Library: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051369

ISBN: 0451225937

Condition: Near Fine


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. ... View more info

Decent, Orderly Lynching: The Montana Vigilantes

By: Allen, Frederick

Price: $191.25

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 2005

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038358

ISBN: 0806136510

Condition: Near Fine


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 b... View more info

Southwest

By: Allen, John Houghton

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040883

Condition: Very Good+


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 t... View more info

Black Rain

By: Allen, Merritt Parmelee

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, New York, NY: Longmans, Green and Company, 1939: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028711

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Covered Bridges of the South

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1970

Edition: 'A' Printing

Seller ID: 022988

ISBN: 0517128470

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info

War in the Gulf

By: Allen, Thomas B. & Berry, F. Clifton & Polmar, Norman

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Turner Publishing, Inc.: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 020055

ISBN: 1878685007

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

Those Buried Texians: No Stone Unturned

By: Allen, Tom

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Hendrick-Long Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: 036397

ISBN: 0937460001

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

A History of Kentucky

By: Allen, William B.

Price: $106.25

Publisher: Green County Historical Soc.: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 008627

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Gringo Builders

By: Allhands, J. L.

Price: $146.63

Publisher: Joplin, MO, J. L. Allhands: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038360

Condition: Very Good


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 Brow... View more info

Uriah Lott

By: Allhands, J. L.

Price: $62.48

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050761

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure

By: Almaraz Jr., Felix D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038699

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure

By: Almaraz Jr., Felix D.

Price: $19.13

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038700

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Snow Covered Wagons: a Pioneer Epic : The Donner Party Expedition 1846-1847

By: Altrocchi, Julia Colley

Price: $18.70

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Seller ID: 039878

Condition: Very Good-


xxiii, grey-white boards w/black lettering on spine & front cover, map endpapers of the Donner Expedition. The book lists members of the following families: Donner, Reed, Breen, Eddy, Murphy, McCutcheon, Keseberg, Wolfinger, Graves, along with the teamsters and individuals. It contains a roster of life, roster of death, and a roster of relief. the story of the Donner party told in poetic form. prev owner's name & address along w/bookplate on the half title page, foxing to the endpapers, and stains and soiling on the boards. View more info

Texas Almanac : The Source for All Things Texan Since 1857 : 2008 - 2009

By: Alvarez, Elizabeth Cruce & Plocheck, Robert

Price: $10.41

Publisher: Dallas, TX, The Dallas Morning News: 2008

Seller ID: 049122

ISBN: 0914511408

Condition: Near Fine


736 pp, glossy green-light brown-brown papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels, color illustrated endpaper maps. The book contains more than 250 photos from the Gulf of Mexico to the West Texas mountains and detailed relief maps of the state and each of its 254 counties. It has an overview of archeology in Texas with a list of sites to visit, a look at the Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas, a history of Cajuns in Texas, and a history of minor league baseball in Texas. View more info

The Anasazi : the Prehistoric People of the Four Corners Region

By: Ambler, J. Richard

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona: 1977

Seller ID: 022502

Condition: Very Good


52 pp, blk-red SC wraps w/color pictorial front of cliff dwelling. Booklet about the Anasazi who lived over a broad area of the Four Corners country encompassing the states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. View more info

Northeastern AAA Tour Book - Vol. 1

By: American Automobile Association

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Washington, D.C., American Automobile Association: 1941

Seller ID: 038075

Condition: Good


656 pp, light green-brown-black SC wraps w/illustrated front cover, map tipped in rear of book. The book provides information on Connecticut, Delaware, Washington D.C., Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec. some toning to the covers and pages. View more info