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The United States Marshals of New Mexico and Arizona Territories, 1846-1912

By: Ball, Larry D.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040053

ISBN: 0826304532

Condition: Very Good-


x, 315 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine. The book presents the marshalcy in antebellum New Mexico Territory, the wartime marshalcy, and the Arizona marshalcy during different time periods. It has chapter on Marshal John Pratt and Marshal John E. Sherman Jr. stamped on the FPD, RPD, title page, and all three edges, remnants of library card on RPD, small hole in spine. View more info

WYOMING WALK ABOUT

By: Ballard, James W., Illustrated by Ballard, Cheryl & Jesse

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Wright, WY: James W. Ballard, 1993:

Seller ID: 008283


Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 80 pp, grey SC wraps w/illustrated front cover w/illustrated map on the back panel. Short tall tales, great grits, recipes, western wit about Wyoming. Sticker "Made in Wyoming" on the front cover. "My first impression (of Wyoming) was wind, lots of wind, and snow, lots of snow." View more info

The Sportsman's Porfolio of American Field Sports

By: Ballou, M.M. published by,

Price: $169.79

Publisher: New York, NY, Ernest R. Gee,: 1929

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 007728

Condition: Very Good


43 pp, brown boards w/dark brown spine & lettering. facsimile edition. Facsimile of 1855 edition which was published by M.M. Ballou. Four hundred copies of the sportsman's portfolio have been printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press. Book contains twenty superb woodcuts delineating the various FIeld Sports practiced at the time. Book has illustrations of snipe shooting, trout fishing, woodcook shooting, deer hunting, salmon fishing, bass fishing, grouse shooting, bison hunting,catching blue fish, bay snipe shooting and others. slight corner bumping, prev owner name on ffep, no d... View more info

Silver Queen : the Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $5.74

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing Co.: 1969

Edition: 10th Edition

Seller ID: 030983

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, yellow SC wraps w/red lettering, w/pictorial front and text back panels. Stories about Baby Doe Tabor who during the 1880's had been one of the richest persons in the United States. Her story was one of contrasts, from rags to riches and from riches to rags again, played out in Colorado. She lived in Leadville, Colorado and was owner of the Matchless Mine. View more info

HISTORIC CENTRAL CITY : The Complete Story as Guide and Souvenir

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: 034024

Condition: Very Good


48 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/pictorial front panel. History about Central City, Colorado from the gold camp, "The Lace House", Pretty St. Paul's, opera house, and other items of interest about this area. View more info

Silver Queen : the Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $5.74

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing Co.: 1982

Edition: 16th Printing

Seller ID: 038339

ISBN: 0933472218

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, yellow SC wraps w/red lettering, w/pictorial front and text back panels. Stories about Baby Doe Tabor who during the 1880's had been one of the richest persons in the United States. Her story was one of contrasts, from rags to riches and from riches to rags again, played out in Colorado. She lived in Leadville, Colorado and was owner of the Matchless Mine. View more info

The Darrell Royal Story

By: Banks, Jimmy

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049724

ISBN: 0883190168

Condition: Very Good+


178 pp, orange boards w/wht lettering, glossy burnt orange dj w/pictorial front panel and photo of the author on the back panel. The book describes the career of the most successful coach in Southwestern Conference history. Royal was an All American quarterback of the University of Oklahoma. He served as an assistant coach at North Carolina State, Tulsa, Mississippi State, and as head coach at Mississippi State, and University of Washington then he joined the University of Texas. View more info

The Darrell Royal Story

By: Banks, Jimmy

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049872

ISBN: 0883190168

Condition: Very Good+


178 pp, orange boards w/wht lettering, glossy burnt orange dj w/pictorial front panel and photo of the author on the back panel. The book describes the career of the most successful coach in Southwestern Conference history. Royal was an All American quarterback of the University of Oklahoma. He served as an assistant coach at North Carolina State, Tulsa, Mississippi State, and as head coach at Mississippi State, and University of Washington then he joined the University of Texas. small tears along dj rear top edge and slight sunning to the dj spine, View more info

The Story of the Hall of Fame

By: Banks, Louis Albert

Price: $33.96

Publisher: New York, NY, The Christian Herald: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013286

Condition: Good-


409 pp, red cloth boards w/white lettering & black deco, w/pastedown picture front cover, each page has decoration around border of page. The volume includes the lives & portraits of the elect & of those who barely missed election. Also a list of America's most eligible women. Some of the twenty-nine names in the Hall of Fame book are: Washington, Lincoln, Webster, Franklin, Gran t, Marshall, Jefferson, Emerson, Fulton, Longfellow,Irving, Morse, Farragut, Clay, Hawthorne, Mann, Whitney and others. Some of the eligible women are Frances Willard, Mary & Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Doroth... View more info

Mexico and Texas 1821-1835 : University of Texas Research Lectures on the Causes of the Texas Revolution

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $293.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, P. L. Turner Company: 1928

Seller ID: 036328

Condition: Very Good


vii, 167 pp, dark maroon boards w/gilt lettering, dj green-purple w/illustrated front panel. The volume contains four studies that were lectures that were given in 1928, and the fifth paper was read at a meeting of the American Historical Association (1911). The papers were titled: the Racial and Political Background, Mexican Appreciations and Defensive Precautions, Colonial Grievances, The Development of the Revolution, and Public Opinion in Texas Preceding the Revolution. The author states "The Texas Revolution was neither the culmination of a deep-laid program of chicanery and greed... View more info

The Life of Stephen F. Austin : Founder of Texas, 1793-1836 - a Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $382.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Cokesbury Press: 1925

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038873

Condition: Very Good


xv, 551 pp, blu paper covered boards w/tan paper covered spine & corners w/black morocco title block w/gilt lettering, (teg) top edge gilt, # 231 of 250 cc's of the de luxe, limited, signed edition, and SIGNED by the author on the third ffep, two foldout maps in text, fore edge & bottom edge untrimmed. Tan slipcase professional binder. The most-praised of all Texas biographies per Jenkins. It has been called the finest single piece of historical writing yet done in Texas per Joe Frantz. J. Evetts Haley pronounced it "the finest biography in Texas Literature." Much of the volum... View more info

The Life of Stephen F. Austin : Founder of Texas, 1793-1836 - a Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $127.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Cokesbury Press: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 050936

Condition: Very Good+


xv, 551 pp, brown buckham covered boards w/embossed gilt bust of Austin, on the front cover, gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the ffep, two foldout maps in text. The most-praised of all Texas biographies per Jenkins. It has been called the finest single piece of historical writing yet done in Texas per Joe Frantz. J. Evetts Haley pronounced it "the finest biography in Texas Literature." Much of the volume is history rather than biography. Sometimes Barker fails to be objective in his support of Austin. Howes - #B137, Jenkins BTB-7C, Dobie p... View more info

The Father of Texas : The Life of Stephen F. Austin for Young People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Steck Company: 1935

Seller ID: 051739

Condition: Very Good


viii, 248 pp, blu grey cloth covered boards w/dark blu letterng on the spine & front cover. dj black w/white lettering on the front & spine w/white rear panel w/black lettering. The author rewrote the book The Life of Stephen F. Austin for younger readers in order to provide information on the influence that he had on Texas. dj rubbed on the edges w/small chips along bottom edge, dj front flap price clipped. View more info

The French Legation in Texas : Volume I Recognition, Rupture, and Reconciliation

By: Barker, Nancy Nichols w/foreword by Connally, John

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Ass'n: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034218

Condition: Very Good+


357 pp, blue cloth covered boards w/pastedown label on the spine, clear mylar dj w/printed front flap. The book provides a view of frontier life through the eyes of diplomats transported from the Old World to the New. The French agents ranged f/awed admiration to horrified shock at the manner in which the "Texians" conducted their affairs. only volume 1. the listing BTB #9 "This work is a compilation of oriignal reports on Texas confidentially prepared for the government of France" is for both volumes. TSHA Winfrey - pg 37. View more info

The French Legation in Texas : Volume I Recognition, Rupture, and Reconciliation

By: Barker, Nancy Nichols w/foreword by Connally, John

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Ass'n: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038320

ISBN: 087611026X

Condition: Very Good+


357 pp, blue cloth covered boards w/pastedown label on the spine, clear mylar dj w/printed front flap. The book provides a view of frontier life through the eyes of diplomats transported from the Old World to the New. The French agents ranged f/awed admiration to horrified shock at the manner in which the "Texians" conducted their affairs. only volume 1. the listing BTB #9 "This work is a compilation of oriignal reports on Texas confidentially prepared for the government of France" is for both volumes. TSHA Winfrey - pg 37. View more info

History of Travis County and Austin 1829-1899

By: Barkley, Mary Starr

Price: $140.25

Publisher: Waco, TX, The Steck Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 040064

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 388 pp, blu cloth boards w/gilt letters, SIGNED by the author on the ffep, dj white-black w/wraparound pictorial map of austin in 1839. The book relates the growth of a community f/ a small spot in the wilderness to its place in Texas' political & economical world. Book gives a good insight into the persons who laid the foundation f/Travis County. Has roll of Travis Rifles, roll of Capt. Rhoades Fisher, Company "G" of Col Garland's regiment of Texas Volunteers, muster roll of Austin City Light Artillery Company, muster roll of "Travis Confederate Guards", muster roll of &#... View more info

History of Travis County and Austin 1829-1899

By: Barkley, Mary Starr

Price: $140.25

Publisher: Waco, TX, The Steck Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051728

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 388 pp, blu cloth boards w/gilt letters, SIGNED by the author on the ffep, dj white-black w/wraparound pictorial map of austin in 1839. The book relates the growth of a community f/ a small spot in the wilderness to its place in Texas' political & economical world. Book gives a good insight into the persons who laid the foundation f/Travis County. Has roll of Travis Rifles, roll of Capt. Rhoades Fisher, Company "G" of Col Garland's regiment of Texas Volunteers, muster roll of Austin City Light Artillery Company, muster roll of "Travis Confederate Guards", muster roll of &#... View more info

Lovely Sacajawea

By: Barnes, Esther

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Boise, ID, Joslyn & Rentschler Lithoprinters: 1973

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 040061

Condition: Very Good


47 pp, brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering & illustration on front cover & gilt lettering on the spine, #33 and SIGNED by author on the title page, text in blue lettering. The author wrote the story the way children like to hear it not the way it was. View more info

Early Homes of Waco and the People Who Lived in Them

By: Barnes, Lavonia Jenkins foreword by Stripling, Raiford

Price: $53.13

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1970

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 039425

Condition: Very Good


229 pp, red boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, glossy light brown dj w/color pictorial of an older home in Waco.. The book attempts to present old Waco houses which were built as early as 1849 & as late as 1897. Many were still standing but many more were razed in name of progress. The preservation & restoration of these houses & the factual information concerning the lives of the builders is recorded. Some of the houses are old Walker house, Earle-Napier-Kinnard house, Earle- Harrison house, Fort house, C.C. McCulloch house, Lusk-Clifton house, east terr... View more info

LBJ Country

By: Barnett, John

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Fresno, CA, The Awani Press, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 032925

Condition: Very Good


40 pp, blu-green color pictorial front & rear panels, mpa endpapers. A guide to the Lyndon Baines Johnson National Historic Site (Birthplace and boyhood home), Johnson City , the Texas White House, LBJ State Park, Hye, Stonewall and Fredericksburg. View more info