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The state had no money, but it had more than 40 million acres of public land.
The people decided to trade more than three million acres of that asset for a grandiose statehouse.” 182pp w/maps, ill, bib, index.
HB green cloth…..75.00 35) [ECTOR COUNTY] ODESSA 100: An Informal History 1981, 1st edition, Odessa. A CORRAL FULL OF STORIES 1939, 1st edition, El Paso. Biography of the vice-president whose colorful life spanned 99 years, 44 of which were in public office. Adams, SIX-GUNS: "A well-written history, and perhaps the most complete work done on this notorious Arizona Indian outlaw." 143pp w/illus, notes, appendix, index. A comprehensive history of the county from its earliest days as part of Austin’s Old 300 through the end of the 19th Century.
A chronological account of the public life and accomplishments of Johnson who became the 35th President of the United States. The maps in this portfolio are the result of an extensive study done in 1989 when President Reagan signed into law a bill declaring the Santa Fe Trail a component of America’s Historic Trail System. Spradley, Sheriff of Nacogdoches County for Thirty Years. Adams, SIX-GUNS: “Tells about many Texas murders, including the one by Bill Mitchell of James Truitt, the result of one of Texas’ many feuds.
SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen 1954, 1st edition, Norman. Adams, SIX-GUNS: “An interesting book containing accounts of the Tonto Basin War and the killing of Andy Cooper by Commodore Perry Owens.” 210pp w/photos. (Adjutant General of Texas) REPORT OF STATE RANGER AND MARTIAL LAW ACTIVITIES OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OF TEXAS, 1921and 1922 1923, 1st edition, Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., Printers, Austin.
No collector of Western Americana should be without this authoritative source of reference on writings about western outlaws. Interesting history of the railroad industry in Texas’s Lower Rio Grande Valley (counties of Starr, Hidalgo, Willacy, and Cameron.) 213pp w/endpaper maps, illustrations. Author was a railroad contractor active in the early development of Texas’ Lower Rio Grande Valley. give us a contemporary look at the old pioneer town in the Texas Panhandle: info on the Courtright shootout, Clay Allison; Panhandle range wars, much more. HB green leather……..45.00 8) Askins, Charles THE AMERICAN SHOTGUN 2000, “Special edition of the Firearms Classic Library,” Birmingham. Official report to the Governor on enforcing Texas’ “dipping laws,” gambling and bawdy house raids, railroad strike in Denison. Softcover (small tear on the front cover near the spine), very scarce..85.00 12) Biesele, Rudolph Leopold THE HISTORY OF THE GERMAN SETTLEMENTS IN TEXAS 1831- 1861 1987, reprint, San Marcos.
A memoir of life in New Mexico, with much on Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett; John Chisum and the Jinglebob; working for the S. HB/DJ [dust jacket has small chips at upper and lower edges, otherwise a very good copy ………70.00 20) Casey, Robert J.
THE TEXAS BORDER AND SOME BORDERLINERS: A Chronicle and a Guide 1950, 1st edition, Indianapolis.