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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: TX: Agriculture and Industry
84 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Acheson, Sam, Illustrated by: Photos  
35,000 Days in Texas : a history of the Dallas News and its Forbears

Publisher: the Macmillan Company New York, NY 1938.
337 pp, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED. light foxing to edges. Autographed Letter Signed By Author First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 25.37 CAD 25.64 EUR 17.60 GBP 14.08 JPY 2,359.00 MXN 294.88 ZAR 253.66 

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2.
Ainsworth, Len, Illustrated by: Frontispiece  
How They Learned About Texas : Selections from the Texan Rifle-Hunter; or, Field Sports on the Prairie

Publisher: The Book Club of Texas Lubbock, TX 2001.
60 pp, quarterbound w/brown boards w/gilt lettering w/dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the editor, light brown cloth covered slipcase, limited & numbered being #222 ot 274 numbered ccc's. The author of this editions presents his work in finding other works written by "Captain Flack" and his research in attempting to determine who "Captain Flack" was, in the introduction of this volume. He determined that the book "The Rifle-Hunter" was a travel and hunting book as it contained adventure, a bit of science and hisotry and a positive view of Texas, its people an customs. Signed by Editor Limited/Numbered No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Limited & Numbered Edition

Appr.: | AUD 132.53 CAD 133.97 EUR 91.98 GBP 73.58 JPY 12,325.00 MXN 1,540.63 ZAR 1,325.27 

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3.
Baker, T. Lindsay, Illustrated by: Photos  
Building the Lone Star: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Sites

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1986.
xxi, (2), 333 pp, black clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/sepia & black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. The book presents more than a hundred historic engineering sites in Texas pictured and described. The appendix provides brief descriptions of hundreds more engineering works in Texas. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 26.97 CAD 27.26 EUR 18.72 GBP 14.97 JPY 2,508.00 MXN 313.50 ZAR 269.68 

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4.
Barrett Jr., Neal, Illustrated by: Photos & illustrated by Beeler, Joe  
Long Days and Short Nights a Century of Texas Ranching on the YO 1880-1980

Publisher: Y-O Press Mountain Home, TX 1980.
192 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt stamped lettering on spine & gilt stamped lettering & illustration of long horn on the front cover, SIGNED by the author on the title page, light brown dj w/illustrated front cover and black lettering. The story of the YO Ranch that was started by a boy who was orphaned shortly after he and his family arrived in San Antonio in 1852. It is the story of success and failure, the Great Depression, droughts, and two World Wars. This is the story of five generations of Schreiners, of a people determined to hold on to their heritage. Signed by Author First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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5.
Barrett Jr., Neal, Illustrated by: Photos & illustrated by Beeler, Joe  
Long Days and Short Nights a Century of Texas Ranching on the YO 1880-1980

Publisher: Y-O Press Mountain Home, TX 1980.
192 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt stamped lettering on spine & gilt stamped lettering & illustration of long horn on the front cover, SIGNED by five Schreiner's on the ffep, light brown dj w/illustrated front cover and black lettering. The five signatures are of Charles, Charles, Walsh Jr., Gus and LA Schreiner. On the two Chas. unable to make out which ones they are, The story of the YO Ranch that was started by a boy who was orphaned shortly after he and his family arrived in San Antonio in 1852. It is the story of success and failure, the Great Depression, droughts, and two World Wars. This is the story of five generations of Schreiners, of a people determined to hold on to their heritage. Inclueds a brochure advertising the Y.O. Ranch with several paragraphs on the history of the ranch, and a letter signed by Hank Wolpert the acting general manager of the Y.O. Ranch Hilton on their stationery. light foxing to the top edge. Signed by Subjects First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 182.80 CAD 184.78 EUR 126.87 GBP 101.49 JPY 17,000.00 MXN 2,125.00 ZAR 1,827.96 

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6.
Biggers, Don Hampton w/intro by Greence, A. C., Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Buffalo Guns & Barbed Wire - Two Frontier Accounts By Don Hampton Biggers

Publisher: The Book Club of Texas in Association with Texas Tech University Press Lubbock, TX 1991.
xix, 241 pp, quarterbound w/brown cowhide spine and w/brown papercovered boards w/vertical illustration of barbed wire, limited to 260 cc/s. SIGNED by Tom Taylor (book designer" and A.C. Greene (foreword author.) The book contains two frontier accounts by Biggers and is a combined reissue of Pictures of the Past and History that will never be Repeated and a biography by Seymour V. Connor. missing seperate folder of photos. Signed by Foreword Author Limited No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Quarter-Leather HB Near Fine Oblong 12mo - Over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Limited Edition

Appr.: | AUD 178.23 CAD 180.16 EUR 123.69 GBP 98.96 JPY 16,575.00 MXN 2,071.88 ZAR 1,782.26 

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7.
Bilstein, Roger and Miller, Jay , Illustrated by: Photos  
Aviation in Texas

Publisher: Texas Monthly Press, Inc. Austin, TX 1985.
288 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blu-brown dj w/color illustrated front panel and brown rear panel w/black-and-white photos. The story of the history of aviation in Texas, from Jacob Brodbeck's reported flight in 1865 to the development of the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston. The book contains more than three hundred photographs and it spotlights the personalities and events that contributed to the heritage of the industry. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 29.71 CAD 30.03 EUR 20.62 GBP 16.50 JPY 2,763.00 MXN 345.38 ZAR 297.10 

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8.
Brunson, B. R., Illustrated by: Photos, Map, & Tables  
The Texas Land and Development Company: A Panhandle Promotion, 1912-1956

Publisher: Univeristy of Texas Press Austin, TX 1970.
xvi, 248 pp, dark green clothcovered boards w/silver lettering, green dj w/dark green-white lettering on the front panel & spine. The Texas Land and Development Company was founded in 1912 as an operating agent for a syndicate of eastern financiers. They broke up ranch holdings into tracts fro sale to farmers. The company promoted relatively high-priced lands and tried to sell fully developed, irrigated farms. dj chipped at top of spine on the rear panel, small tear on dj top edge front panel. Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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9.
Caldwell, Ruth Elliott McEntire and edited by Gilbert, Christine M., Illustrated by: Photos  
Through These Portals : The Story of the George H. McEntire Family and the U Ranch

Publisher: North Concho Press Sterling County, TX 2007.
283 pp, [4], quarterbound w/brown-tan-red-green marbled boards and w/brown leather spine w/gilt lettering, cream-brown map endpapers, limited edition of 400 cc's, this being author's copy, brown cloth covered slipcase. Part I has two sections. "W.R. McEntire and the Founding of the U Ranch" by Monte L. Monroe and "George Herbert McEntire" by Ruth Elliott McEntire Caldwell. Part II contains Father and Son Correspondence: Running a Ranch including "A Jackrabbit Drive" by Abel Ramirez. Part III consists of "George writes to Virginia in School, 1930s." Part IV contains "George' Stories and Poems, 1930s and 1940s". Part V is More Correspondence, 1940s. The U Ranch was located in Sterling City, Texas. On the edition page for copy "Author's Copy" has been written in place of a number. Below this is the handwritten lines "West Texas Historical Association Ruth McEntire Caldwell April 2009 U Ranch". On the dedication page is written in the gutter of the book "Gift from Author 2009" in pencil. Signed by Author Limited/Numbered No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Limited & Numbered Edition

Appr.: | AUD 456.99 CAD 461.96 EUR 317.16 GBP 253.73 JPY 42,500.00 MXN 5,312.50 ZAR 4,569.89 

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10.
Carlson, Paul H., Illustrated by: Photos  
Empire Builder in the Texas Panhandle: William Henry Bush

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1996.
xv, (3), 186 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, dj bronw-white w/pictorial wraparound w/black lettering. The story of William Henry Bush, owner of the Frying Pan Ranch that bordered what later became Amarillo, Texas. It is also a look at the Texas Panhandle's growth and development over a fifty year period at the turn of the century. The fore edge on two pages chipped by the book binder. Signed by Author Near Fine Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 34.28 CAD 34.65 EUR 23.79 GBP 19.03 JPY 3,188.00 MXN 398.50 ZAR 342.80 

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11.
Carter, Kathryn Turner, Illustrated by: Photos  
Stagecoach Inns of Texas

Publisher: Texian Press Waco, TX 1972.
xvii, 230 pp, red leatherette boards, brown dj w/wht lettering w/pictorial front. The book presents early Texas architectural information and biographical information w/many old Texana photographs and stage line routes, alos. It has information on the stagecoach inns in Alamo Heights, Alice, Anderson, Annona, Austin, Bastrop, Boerne, chappell Hill, Happy, Helotes, Hochheim, Lampasas, Rusk, Salado, San Antonio and many others. prev bookstore's label on front flap of dj. Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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12.
Chandler, Charlena, Illustrated by: Photos  
On Independence Creek: The Story of a Texas Ranch

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press Lubbock, TX 2004.
x, 203 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown front panel w/red spine w/wht lettering w/pictorial front panel. The author tells the history of Charlie Chandler's ranch on mouth of Independence Crook in southwest Texas. But the author's father, Joe Chandler, built a popular recreation area there in southwest Texas. She tells of the experiences of her grandparents, her parents and of her growing up on the ranch. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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13.
Chandler, Charlena, Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
On Independence Creek: The Story of a Texas Ranch

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press Lubbock, TX 2004.
x, 203 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown-white pictorial front panel w/wht-black lettering, w/red spine w/wht lettering. The story of Charles Chandler, and the ranch that he set up where the mouth of Independence Creek runs into the Pecos River. He started it in 1900 and ranched for many years, His son, Joe Chandler built it into a popular recreation area in southwest Texas. 2nd Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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14.
Cheeseman, Bruce S. , Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Prefectly Exhausted with Pleasure : The 1881 King-Kenedy Excursion Train to Laredo

Publisher: The Book Club of Texas Austin, TX 1992.
41 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black title block on spine w/gilt lettering. 450 cc's designed and printed. The book contains 13 illustrations of people and places that shaped events and contemporary accounts of the 1881 King-Kenedy Excursion Train to Laredo, Texas. Limited No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine Oblong 16mo Over 6" - 7" Tall Limited Edition

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15.
Chessher, Allen H.  
Let There be Light : a History of Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative : 25th Anniversary

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1964.
xii, (4), 98 pp, grey boards w/blu lettering & illustrations, dj light grey w/dark blu lettering & illustration wraparound, photo of author on the back page, illustrated map endpapers. Rural Americans in 1935 wanted electric light, but the private utility companies wanted a rate of profit that the minimal incomes of farmers could not provide. The electric cooperative came into being and the book tells of the early days of the coop in Guadalupe Valley. Ex-library, remnants of card holders on RPD & rfep, stamped on title page, half title page has been excised, small peeled spot on bottom edge of front & rear covers, dj water stain on the spine. Good+ Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Ex-Library

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16.
Chessher, Allen H., Illustrated by: Endpaper Maps  
Let There be Light : a History of Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative 25th Anniversary

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1964.
xi, [5], 98 pp, grey leatherette hard covers w/wraparound blu illustration of power lines on front, rear panels & spine, endpaper maps of Guadalupe, Gonzales, and Lavaca Counties. Rural Americans wanted electric light in 1935, but private utitlity companies wanted a rate of profit that the incomes of farmers count not provide. Very Good- Hard Cover Leatherette Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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17.
Clayton, Lawrence, Illustrated by: Meinzer, Wyman  
Contemporary Ranches of Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2001.
ix, 166 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj glossy black w/wht lettering w/pictorial front. Book focuses on the life of the contemporary cowboy and ranch life in Texas. Covers the following ranches in south Texas: Alta Vista Ranch, Canales Ranch, Catarina Ranch, O'Connor Ranches, and Ray Ranch. From the Panhandle and Northwest Texas we have: R.A. Brown Ranch, Chimney Creek Ranch, Goodnight Ranch, JA Ranch, Moorhouse Ranch, Nail Ranch, and Renderbrook Spade Ranch. From the Trans-Pecos area of Texas we have: Henderson Cove Ranch, Hudspeth River Ranch, Long X Ranch, and the 101 Ranch. The end of the book contains a glossary of ranching terms. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 30.62 CAD 30.96 EUR 21.25 GBP 17.00 JPY 2,848.00 MXN 356.00 ZAR 306.24 

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Clayton, Lawrence, Illustrated by: Meinzer, Wyman  
Contemporary Ranches of Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2001.
ix, 166 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj glossy black w/wht lettering w/pictorial front. Book focuses on the life of the contemporary cowboy and ranch life in Texas. Covers the following ranches in south Texas: Alta Vista Ranch, Canales Ranch, Catarina Ranch, O'Connor Ranches, and Ray Ranch. From the Panhandle and Northwest Texas we have: R.A. Brown Ranch, Chimney Creek Ranch, Goodnight Ranch, JA Ranch, Moorhouse Ranch, Nail Ranch, and Renderbrook Spade Ranch. From the Trans-Pecos area of Texas we have: Henderson Cove Ranch, Hudspeth River Ranch, Long X Ranch, and the 101 Ranch. The end of the book contains a glossary of ranching terms. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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Clayton, Lawrence, Illustrated by: Salvant, J. U.  
Historic Ranches of Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1997.
93 pp, glossy white w/black lettering w/illustrated front. The book chronicles twelve ranches in Texas. They tell teh history, present-day operations and future prospects of the following ranches: Four Sixes, Green, Iron Mountain, King, Lambshead, Matador Land and Cattle, Pitchfork, Swenson, Waggoner, XIT, Y.O. and Yturria Ranch. 1st Paperback Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 22.81 CAD 23.05 EUR 15.83 GBP 12.66 JPY 2,121.00 MXN 265.13 ZAR 228.06 

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20.
Cook, Scott, Illustrated by: Photos, Tables & Maps  
Mexican Brick Culture in the Building of Texas, 1800s-1980s

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1998.
xxviii, 338 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown-wht w/wraparound illustration. Author covers the organization, development, and techniques of the border brick industry, cataloging the range of organizational forms of brick manufacturing from the household-based units to wage-labor units. The book focuses on understanding how & why handmade brick production disappeared in Texas just as it took off into explosive growth in Mexico. The author deals with both sides of the border. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 31.08 CAD 31.41 EUR 21.57 GBP 17.25 JPY 2,890.00 MXN 361.25 ZAR 310.75 

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21.
Cypher, John, Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch: A Worldwide Sea of Grass

Publisher: The University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1996.
[xii], 239 pp, glossy light blue-brown-green color pictorial front panel w/brown spine w/grey-light yellow lettering. The author wrotes about ranch history and the personal memories of the 'The Boss'. It is the story of about a 15-million-acre spread and the man who led it for more than 50 years. First Paperback Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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22.
Dawson, Cleo  
She Came to the Valley : a Novel of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Mission, Texas

Publisher: Jenkins Publishing Company Austin, TX 1972.
388 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/blu title block, wht-grn dj w/pictorial front & photo of author on back, Inscribed & SIGNED by author. A historical special edition of 1972, reprint of 1943 edition. The story of visions & successes, heartbreaks & joys of pioneers who established the Texas-Mexican border town of Mission, Texas. The author states on inscription "This is my own mothers diary as you know and our own town, Mission." dj rubbed on edges, dj small chips at top & bottom of the spine. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author Reprint Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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23.
Douglas, C. L., Illustrated by: Photos  
Cattle Kings of Texas

Publisher: Branch-Smith, Inc. Fort Worth, TX 1968.
376 pp, brown leatherette boards w/black lettering on spine, brown endpapers w/dark brown brand illustrations on the endpapers, dj orange-black w/illustrated front & illustration of the author on the back panel. Author's first book. The book tells of how after the Civil War, Texas was rich in cattle, but the cattle were valueless in Texas, but were worth a score and ten in the North. Trail hers went North and cow-dollars came South to build Texas. Some of the different cattlemen listed are: Don Martin de Leon, Grimes, Shanghai Pierce, King, Abel Borden, Chisum, JA Ranch, Oliver Loving, Parson Slaughter, Long X, Matador, Quarter Circle T, Hall brothers Four Sixes Waggoner, XIT, and others. dj has chips from insect depredations on the fore edges of the flaps and the bottom & top edges of the dj. 2nd Printing Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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24.
Duke, Cordia Sloan and Frantz, Joe B., Illustrated by: Photos  
6,000 Miles of Fence : Life on the XIT Ranch of Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1965.
xxvi, 231 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by Cordia Sloan Duke and SIGNED by Joe B. Frantz. The inscription reads "With Best Wishes to Louise Kirk." A diary of reminiscences of old XIT cowmen recorded by the wife of an XIT division manager. She recorded the everyday life of the individuals who made the ranch run. The book describes the cowmen fighting prairie fires with the means at hand: dragging the split bodies of cows and bulls along the "fire line" and by all-night vigils with brooms and wet shirts. It tells of riding the trail, outwitting rustlers, frolicking, feuding, and courting. They extol the delights of the chuck wagon and the importance & prestige of the cook. small stain on front cover w/two light stains. Inscribed & SIGNED by Both Authors 2nd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Duke, Cordia Sloan and Frantz, Joe B., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
6,000 Miles of Fence : Life on the XIT Ranch of Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1972.
xxvi, 231 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/black lettering on spine and brown-and-black illustrated front panel. A diary of reminiscences of old XIT cowmen recorded by the wife of an XIT division manager. She recorded the everyday life of the individuals who made the ranch run. The book describes the cowmen fighting prairie fires with the means at hand: dragging the split bodies of cows and bulls along the "fire line" and by all-night vigils with brooms and wet shirts. It tells of riding the trail, outwitting rustlers, frolicking, feuding, and courting. They extol the delights of the chuck wagon and the importance & prestige of the cook. dj price-clipped, dj several tears on the top edge, prev owner wrote name on ffep. 6th Printing Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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26.
Fehrenbach, T.R., Illustrated by: Photos by Ellzey, B. and Hall, G.  
Texas - A salute from Above

Publisher: World Publishing Services Inc. San Antonio, TX 1985.
280 pp, wht boards w/blue spine, dj blu-grey w/color wraparound pictorial, black-pink endpapers w/diamond pattern, SIGNED by author on ffep. The book provides an eagle's eye view of Texas, & it shows the state visually & viscerally. It has captured the vibrant, colorful, ever-changing civilization men have impressed upon the land, f/sprawling cities to lonely tractors carving furrows acro ss the western plain. Signed by Author Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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27.
Ford, Gus L., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Texas Cattle Brands : a Catalog of the Texas Centennial Exposition Exhibit

Publisher: Clyde C. Cockrell Company Dallas, TX 1936.
xx, 240 pp, red boards w/gilt lettering, endpaper maps. The book contains listing of the organization of Texas cattlemen and Texas cattle brands. The brands have seven sections: Spanish Period (nos. 1 to 49), Republic period (nos. 50 to 119), 1845 to 1865 (nos. 120 to 256), Trail Driving period (nos. 257 to 310), 1865 to 1900 (nos. 311 to 442), 1900 and later (nos. 443 to 676), and present day (nos. to 679 to 780). It has section on branding irons (nos. 1 to 491), hall of cattle kings and index to brand designs and branding irons. Thus, there are a total of 780 brands shown for Texas cattlemen and fifty three cattlemen listed under the section for cattle kings. It contains the history of 491 branding irons. The endpaper maps show the cattle trails used by Texas cattlemen before and after the Civil War. Herd #818. Library stamp on front pastedown and front free endpaper, tape residue on spine, worn at top and bottom of the spine and corners. gilt lettering worn. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Ex-Library

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28.
Frantz, Joe B. and Cox, Mike & edited by Griffin, Roger A. w/foreword by Mauro, Garry, Illustrated by: Maps  
Lure of the Land: Texas County Maps and the History of Settlement

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1988.
xiv, 229 pp, quarterbound w/brown cloth covered boards w/black cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering w/glossy brown dj w/wht lettering w/color illustrated front panel of a map of Jefferson County, Texas by O.H. Delano. The volume tells the story of how the land lured a trickle of settlers and then a flood. The story is set in seven major geographic regions. Several short features illustrate land related topics, such as surveying, railroads and land, and the Archive War. The Texas General Land Office is the repository for all land titles, maps, and documents related to landownership. More than eighty nineteenth-century county maps from that collection are reproduced in this volume. They show the boundaries of land grants and names of grant holders. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Very Good+ Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall

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29.
Gillmore, Vance, Illustrated by: Photos  
And Work Was Made Less ... : a Brief History of Texas Electric Service Company

Publisher: Texas Electric Service Company Fort Worth, TX 1976.
xii,219 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. An account of the Company's origin and development during a 90-year period beginning in 1885. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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30.
Giordano, Frank, Illustrated by: Photos  
Texas Wines and Wineries

Publisher: Texas Monthly Press, Inc. Austin, TX 1984.
171 pp, maroon cloth covered boards, dj brown w/yel lettering w/color illustrated front panel. An account of people that are building the wine industry in Texas. The book covers 15 wineries & their owners, providing an informal acquaintance with both their wine and their work. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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31.
Goodwyn, Frank, Illustrated by: Marchin, Bruce  
Life on the King Ranch

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company New York, NY 1951.
[12], 293 pp, quarterbound w/brown tweed papercovered boards w/yel cloth covered spine w/brown lettering on spine & gilt lettering on front, dj brown w/yellow lettering & illustration, yel-brown illustrated endpapers w/black-and-white photo of the author on the rear panel. The story of Frank Goodwyn & his ranch friends, of the heritage that was theirs, the way they worked, the tales they told, and the fun they had on the King Ranch. He was the son of the King Ranch's section manager for the Norias Division, and grew up on the ranch. Book was first published in 1951. Herd #905, Campbell pg 130 & 187, Dobie pg 104. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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32.
Haley, J. Evetts, Illustrated by: Photos by Smith, Erwin E.  
Life on the Texas Range

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1984.
112 pp, brown cloth boards w/brown lettering, pictorial endpapers, Inscribed & SIGNED on the half title page, light brown-grey dj w/pictorial front cover & spine, light brown cloth covered slipcase. A collection of 100 prints in book form, that illustrated the life on the Texas range, that the author uses in the book to illustrate the life of the cowboy. Erwin Smith was an outstanding cowboy photographer of the West. A book of reproductions of pictures taken by Erwin E. Smith. Herd 966. Six Score 55. Dobie p 119. Dykes 69. small tear on top edge of dj on the rear panel, slipcase built by professional book binder. Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author 4th Printing Very Good/fine Slipcase Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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33.
Haley, J. Evetts, Illustrated by: Photos by Smith, Erwin E.  
Life on the Texas Range

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1952.
112 pp, yel cloth boards w/brown lettering, pictorial endpapers, slipcase brown w/pictorial front. Collection of 100 prints in book form, that illustrated the life on the Texas range, that the author uses in the book to illustrate the life of the cowboy. Erwin Smith was an outstanding cowboy photographer of the West. A book of reproductions of pictures taken by Erwin E. Smith. Herd 966. Six Score 55. Dobie p 119. Dykes 69. slipcase has several chips to the pastedown photo on the side. light stain on bottom left corner of the pastedown on the slipcase. First Edition No Jacket/Very Good - Slipcase Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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34.
Haley, J. Evetts, Illustrated by: Photos by Smith, Erwin E.  
Life on the Texas Range

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1980.
112 pp, brown cloth boards w/brown lettering, pictorial endpapers. A collection of 100 prints in book form, that illustrated the life on the Texas range, that the author uses in the book to illustrate the life of the cowboy. Erwin Smith was an outstanding cowboy photographer of the West. A book of reproductions of pictures taken by Erwin E. Smith. Herd 966. Six Score 55. Dobie p 119. Dykes 69. 3rd Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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35.
Haley, J. Evetts.  
The XIT Ranch of Texas, And the Early Days of the Llano Estacado.

Publisher: Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1953..
Second Edition Hardback octavo in green cloth. 258 pages illustrated by photographs, maps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF TITLE. A new edition of the author's first book, first published in 1929, which had been suppressed and was therefore quite scarce until Thins edition was produced. Howes, H39; Herd, 969. Graff, 1918. Light wear to the cover extremities, but the inside is clean, bright and sound. The jacket is also lightly edge worn with a tiny chip at the head of the spine, a one-inch tear at the bottom front panel. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ

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36.
Haley, James L., Illustrated by: Photos  
Texas : from Spindletop Through World War II

Publisher: St. Martin's Press New York, NY 1993.
xii, 292 pp, blu papercovered boards w/silver lettering, dj light tan-pink-green w/blu-blk-brown lettering w/map illustration front & spine w/pictorial of oil well on front. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author. Sequel to Texas: from the frontier to spindletop. With over 250 photographs, the author depicts Texans adjusting to life without a frontier, riding to economic power on a sea of oil, & enduring the great depression. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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37.
Hall, Jerry F., Illustrated by: Photos  
Hello, Texas : a History of Telephony in the Lone Star State

Publisher: Texas Telephone Association Austin, TX 1990.
231 pp, brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering, gilt stamped outline of Texas & telephone on the front cover, pictorial endpapers. The book provides the history of the telephone in early Texas, through World War I and II. It contains the history of the various telephone companies that existed in the past and the ones that existed in 1990. First Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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38.
Hastings, Frank S., Illustrated by: Photos  
A Ranchman's Recollections: An Autobiography in Which Unfamiliar Facts Bearing upon the Origin of the Cattle Industry in the Southwest and of the American Packing Business Are Stated, and Characteristic Incidents Recorded

Publisher: The Texas State Historical Association Austin, TX 1985.
(14), xiii, 235 pp, cream cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj cream-light brown w/wraparound pictorial. An autobiography that contains facts about the origin of the cattle industry in the southwest and of the American packing business. Well-told stories of cowboy life. The author was educated at Notre Dame & University of Michigan, he went to work for Armour Packing Company and became expert on cattle & cattle breeding and was hired as manager of the S M S Ranch and wrote sketches for The Breeder's Gazette.Reprint of Herd #1009, BTB #86, Howes #H287, Dobie-Dykes #5, Six-score #56, Graff 1814, 50 Best pg 20, Eberstadt #387, Myers #52 and Dobie pg 105 & 134 Reprint Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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39.
Hastings, Frank S., Illustrated by: Photos  
A Ranchman's Recollections: An Autobiography in Which Unfamiliar Facts Bearing upon the Origin of the Cattle Industry in the Southwest and of the American Packing Business Are Stated, and Characteristic Incidents Recorde

Publisher: The Breeder's Gazette Chicago, IL 1921.
xiii, 235 pp, (14) plates, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine and the front cover. An autobiography that contains facts about the origin of the cattle industry in the southwest and of the American packing business. Well-told stories of cowboy life. The author was educated at Notre Dame & University of Michigan, he went to work for Armour Packing Company and became an expert on cattle & cattle breeding and was hired as manager of the S M S Ranch and wrote sketches for The Breeder's Gazette. Herd #1009, BTB #86, Howes #H287, Dobie-Dykes #5, Six-score #56, Graff 1814, 50 Best pg 20, Eberstadt #387, Myers #52 and Dobie pg 105 & 134. Prev owner's name on ffep, some foxing to the plates. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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40.
Hastings, Frank S., Illustrated by: Photos  
A Ranchman's Recollections: An Autobiography in Which Unfamiliar Facts Bearing upon the Origin of the Cattle Industry in the Southwest and of the American Packing Business Are Stated, and Characteristic Incidents Recorde

Publisher: The Texas State Historical Association Austin, TX 1985.
(14), xiii, 235 pp, cream SC wraps w/dark brown letteing. An autobiography that contains facts about the origin of the cattle industry in the southwest and of the American packing business. Well-told stories of cowboy life. The author was educated at Notre Dame & University of Michigan, he went to work for Armour Packing Company and became expert on cattle & cattle breeding and was hired as manager of the S M S Ranch and wrote sketches for The Breeder's Gazette.Reprint of Herd #1009, BTB #86, Howes #H287, Dobie-Dykes #5, Six-score #56, Graff 1814, 50 Best pg 20, Eberstadt #387, Myers #52 and Dobie pg 105 & 134 First Soft Cover Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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41.
Hedgpeth, Don, Illustrated by: Photos  
THE TEXAS BREED : A Cowboy Anthology

Publisher: Northland Press Flagstaff, AZ 1978.
ix, 120 pp, maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj yel w/black-and-wht pictorial front panel. A collection of writings about the Texas cowboy. The book tells how the cowboys mind works, what drove him to choose range life. It provides a honest picture of the Texas cowboy, his skill, his thoughts about his life, his reactions to changes around him, his enjoyment of a good time at rodeos, saloons, square dances and with the notorious ladies of the frontier. prev owner's stamp (three initials in circle) on rfep. First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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42.
Holden, Frances Mayhugh, Illustrated by: Guerin, John  
Lambshead Before Interwoven: A Texas Range Chronicle, 1848-1878

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press College Station, TX 1982.
xx, 230 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, brown-green-dark brown endpaper maps, w/dj light brown w/dark brown lettering & with illustrated front panel. The Lambshead range lies along the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in northwest Texas. The story of the Reynolds and Matthews families, who made their dream a reality. The author tells of the earlier events in the area before the book Interwoven was written. some discoloration of the dj along edges and spine. First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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43.
Holden, William Curry w/foreword by Frantz, Joe B., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
The Espuela Land and Cattle Company: a Study of a Foreign-Owned Ranch in Texas

Publisher: Texas State Historical Association Austin, TX 1970.
xxii, 268 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front cover & spine w/black-and-white pictorial on the front cover, black-and-white map endpapers, white dj w/brown-white boards pattern on the front cover w/black-and-white photo of cowboys on horseback going through a gate, black lettering on the spine and black-and-white on the rear panel of the dj. The Texas plains country was opened to the advance of the first cattlemen, which included several large, foreign-owned enterprises. The author describes the geological conditions which made ranching possible, and the problems and ingenuity involved in acquiring a large body of land, business practices and techniques for caring for the animals and the land, and the personnel. TSHA Winfrey - pg 37. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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44.
Jackson, A.T., Illustrated by: Photos  
Mills of Yesteryear

Publisher: Texas Western Press El Paso, TX 1971.
xiv, 103 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep by the author. The book records interesting facts about the early mills of Texas. Gristmill settlements and towns that grew up around the mills set the pattern for a way of life that lasted more than a century. The history of the old Texas mills may be divided into several broad epochs: the Indian and mission period, the coloniztion period, Westward migration, Civil War and Reconstruction, early-day automation. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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45.
Lea, Tom, Illustrated by: Lea, Tom  
The King Ranch : two volume Set

Publisher: Little, Brown & Co. Boston, MA 1957.
467 pp, 468 to 838 pp, quarterbound w/brick red buckram boards and with tan buckram spine w/black title block w/silver lettering, tan slipcase, green-wht illustrated endpapers. LB blindstamped on the front cover of both volumes. The book is an account of the most famous ranch in the world. "Perhaps the most exhaustive ranch history ever written & a tremendous account of the cattle industry in south Texas." Reese #69, Herd #1318, Lowman #99B, and Basic Texas #121. Page 507 starts "Alice and Robert". prev owner's address label on ffep on both volumes, prev owner wrote on the ffep, slight sunning to the spines, professionally built slipcase. First Edition, First State No Jacket/Very Good Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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46.
Lehmann, Val W., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Forgotten Legions : Sheep in the Rio Grande Plain of Texas

Publisher: Texas Western Press El Paso, TX 1969.
xviii, 226 pp, natural hopsacking w/brown lettering on the spine & brown outline of sheep on the front, dj brown wraparound pictorial. The author traces the development of ranching in South Texas, with emphasis on millions of sheep. The book is an in-depth analysis of range environment - its history, attributres, shortcomings, and potentials for livestock and wildlife. Maps are by José Cisneros and book design was by Carl Hertzog. Lowman #242 - 2000 cc's printed in trade edition, BTB - #125, Six Score - #72. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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47.
Lewis, Willie Newbury w/intro by McCarty, John, Illustrated by: Bugbee, H. D.  
Between Sun and Sod

Publisher: Clarendon Press Clarendon, TX 1939.
xviii, 244 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustration, light brown dj w/dark brown lettering & illustrated front & rear panels. The story of the Texas Panhandle during those romantic years when grass was free, and the frontier was a single, boundless range of prairie and plain. It tells of the buffalo who first grazed the grasslands of the High Plains, of the Comanche who followed wherever the bison led, of the hunter who cleared the way for the lonhorn, of the cowboy who became a king on horseback, and of the nester who ploughed under the sod of his feudal domain. The author moved as a bride to the center of the historic old Spur Ranch which at that time was forty miles lomg and thirty miles long. SIGNED by Tom and Ann Bugbee. This volume contains intro by John McCarty, includes a list of illustrations & uses Roman numerals on contents page, Herd #1330. Chaptetr XII contains some material on gunmen, Six-Guns #1331. dj chips along the top edge. 2nd Printing good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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48.
Lichtenstein, Jack, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Field to Fabric: The Story of American Cotton Growers

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press Lubbock, TX 1990.
v, [3], 331 pp, [5], blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy dj w/blu-brown-white pictorial front panel & spine. The American Cotton Growers realized the benefits if the cotton that was grown here and ginned here could also be processed, spun, and woven into fabric before it was shipped elsewhere. Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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49.
Lott, Virgil N. & Fenwick, Virginia M.  
People and Plots on the Rio Grande

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1957.
156 pp, green papercovered boards w/black lettering, SIGNED by Virgil Lott on ffep, green dj w/white-black lettering & illustration on the front cover and spine. The author signed to prev owner on the ffep. The book presents information on Ringgold, Penitas, Reynosa, buried treasure, the war in the chapparral, Carbajal, Casitas, myths of Mier, heels & heroes, the old military road, Indians and more. slight winkling on the dj. Signed by One of the Authors Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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50.
Lott, Virgil N. & Fenwick, Virginia M.  
People and Plots on the Rio Grande

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1957.
156 pp, green boards w/black lettering. The book presents information on Ringgold, Penitas, Reynosa, buried treasure, the war in the chapparral, Carbajal, Casitas, myths of Mier, heels & heroes, the old military road, Indians and more. an ex-library book w/markings on the endpapers, spine & cover, peeled spot on the front cover where label removed No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Ex-Library

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51.
Marshall, Jasper Newton, Illustrated by Photos, Illustrated by: Photos  
Prophet of the Pedernales Autobiography

Publisher: Jasper Newton Marshall 1955.
158 pp, lt brown boards w/dark brown letters, w/illustrated front panel, glossy white dj wht-brn w/illustrated front panel of an indian and a buffalo, limited to 1500 cc's. Story of J.N. Marshall, pioneer missionary, whose ministry ranged f/the Rio Grande to the extremities of the Panhandle, even crossing over into Oklahoma. Book provides a cross section of Texas Baptist life f/1887 to 1947. Information about Hays and Blanco counties. dj chipped along the edges. Limited Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Limited Edition

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52.
Marshall, Jasper Newton, Illustrated by Photos, Illustrated by: Photos  
Prophet of the Pedernales Autobiography

Publisher: Jasper Newton Marshall.
158 pp, lt brown boards w/dark brown letters, w/illustrated frt, dj wht-brn w/illustrated front of an indian and a buffalo. Story of J. N. Marshall, pioneer missionary, whose ministry ranged f/the Rio Grande to the extremities of the Panhandle, even crossing over into Oklahoma. Book provides a cross section of Texas Baptist life f/1887 to 1947. dj chipped along the edges. Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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53.
Matthews, Sallie Reynolds, Illustrated by: Schiwetz, E. M.  
Interwoven : A Pioneer Chronicle

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1982.
226 pp, light brown cloth boards w/gilt letters & gilt brands on front cover, dj light tan w/dark brown letters & pictorial on front & spine, illustrated endpapers. The author wrote the book as a family history for her children & grandchildren.She tells of growing up near the banks of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River & the details of everyday pioneer life on the Lambshead range of northwest Texas. She writes of the interwoven Reynolds & Matthews families. The book is also a classic source on the history of West Texas. Herd 1454, Greene 50 -21 & 50+ -55, Basic Texas 139G and Six Score 78. prev owner wrote name on FPD. 4th Printing Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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54.
Matthews, Sallie Reynolds, Illustrated by: Schiwetz, E. M.  
Interwoven : A Pioneer Chronicle

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1997.
226 pp, light brown cloth boards w/gilt letters & gilt brands on front cover, dj light tan w/dark brown letters & pictorial on front & spine, illustrated endpapers. The author wrote the book as a family history for her children & grandchildren.She tells of growing up near the banks of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River & the details of everyday pioneer life on the Lambshead range of northwest Texas. She writes of the interwoven Reynolds & Matthews families. The book is also a classic source on the history of West Texas. Herd 1454, Greene 50 -21 & 50+ -55, Basic Texas 139G and Six Score 78. 6th Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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55.
Matthews, Sallie Reynolds, Illustrated by: Schiwetz, E.M.  
Interwoven : A Pioneer Chronicle

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1958.
xiv, (4), 226 pp, light brown clothcovered boards w/gilt letters & gilt brands on front cover w/gilt title label on the front cover, clear mylar djw/dark brown slipcase, w/illustrated endpapers. The book was first published in 1936 and then republished in a limited edition of 1500 cc's by Carl Hertzog. The author wrote the book as a family history for her children & grandchildren. She tells of growing up near the banks of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River & the details of everyday pioneer life on the Lambshead range of northwest Texas. She writes of the interwoven Reynolds & Matthews families. The book is also a classic source on the history of West Texas. "But in Interwoven, Sallie Reynolds Matthews gives us a lifetime view, not that of a visiting journalist or traveler." This edition is said to be more desirable than the first. Lowman #105, Lowman pgs 20-21, & 55, Greene 50+ - pg 55-56, & 50 best books - pg21, Six Score #78, Herd 1454, BTB - #139C, Howes #M426, and Dykes High Spots pg 103. Prev owner wrote on the recto of the frontispiece "Dorthy & Ben With love and best wishes from Annie May Oct- 24 - 1958, Limited Edition Reprint Clear Mylar/Very Good+ Slipcas Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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56.
McClellan, Doris, Illustrated by: Photos  
Cowboys, Cowgirls, Cowchips: True Tales from the Long X, Long S 1& Spade Ranches

Publisher: Bright Sky Press Albany, TX 2005.
136 pp, maroon boards w/red lettering, glossy dark brown dj w/red-light orange lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The author has collected oral artifacts that she has gathered around the chuck wagon, across the tailgate of a pickup, and around her kitchen table. This collection of snippets, accounts and anecdotes records the world of the ranch and range and are the stories of today's old-time cowboys. 2nd Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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57.
McClellan, Doris, Illustrated by: Photos  
Cowboys, Cowgirls, Cowchips: True Tales from the Long X, Long s & Spade Ranches

Publisher: Bright Sky Press Albany, TX 2005.
136 pp, maroon boards w/red lettering, glossy dark brown dj w/red-light orange lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The author has collected oral artifacts that she has gathered around the chuck wagon, across the tailgate of a pickup, and around her kitchen table. This collection of snippets, accounts and anecdotes records the world of the ranch and range and are the stories of today's old-time cowboys. 2nd Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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58.
O'Connor, Louise, Illustrated by: Photos & iIllustrations  
Cryin' for Daylight : A Ranching Culture in the Texas Coastal Bend

Publisher: Wexford Publishing Austin, TX 1991.
298 pp, dark green SC wraps w/blu-yel lettering on spine & front, light blu illustration of a tree & cattle on front & back covers, SIGNED by the author on the half title page. Author documents the 155-year-old culture by interviewing and photographing many of the men and women who lived and worked on the ranches of the Texas Gulf Coast. Signed by Author First Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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59.
O'Shea, James. [Dixon, Don] [Keating, Charles]  
The Daisy Chain. How Borrowed Billions Sank a Texas S&L.

Publisher: Pocket Books / S&S [c1991].
xi, 351 p., 24 cm. "As chief economic correspondent for the "Chicago Tribune", James O'Shea was on the scene as Don Dixon-- and other highrolling, daredevil S&L owners like Charles Keating-- violated the rules not of Wall Street but of Main Street. Mr. O'Shea captures what will go down in history as... "fiduciary pornography" with great aphoristic skill. "The Daisy Chain" is a first-rate piece of business and political reporting; it is also a classic American yarn." VG; dj VG. 37214.

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60.
Olien, Roger M. and Olien, Diana Davids, Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Life in the Oil Fields

Publisher: Texas Monthly Press Austin, TX 1986.
x, 263 pp, black clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy brown dj w/black-and-white photos on the front & rear panels of the dj w/blu-brown lettering on the spine & front cover. The book presents the story of the people who lived their lives in the shadow of the derrick told their oral recollections and eighty photographs. slight wrinkling to the dj. First Edition Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ Oblong 12mo - Over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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61.
Railroad Commission Centennial Committee, Illustrated by: Photos  
Railroad Commission of Texas : The First Hundred Years 1891-1991

Publisher: Railroad Commission Centennial Committee Austin, TX 1991.
vi, 114 pp, dark blu leatherette boards w/gilt embossed lettering and deco, black & white illustrated endpapers. The book contains information about the Railroad Commission History which includes regulatory responsibilities, a listing of Railroad Commissioners past and present, Railroad Commission employees and Railroad Commission Centennial Celebration. This book has owner's name, B. D. McKendree in gilt on the front cover. No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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62.
Rathjen, Frederick, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
The Texas Panhandle Frontier

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1975.
xii, 286 pp, grey boards w/black title block on spine w/black-silver lettering, dj grey w/wraparound black illustration. The Texas Panhandle includes the northernmost twenty-six counties of the state. Geographically it is part of the Great Plains. The author examines the frontier experience of the Texas Panhandle and relates development to the larger picture of state and national history. dj price-clipped, prev owner's name on FPD. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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63.
Saenz, Andres and edited by Tijerina, Andres, Illustrated by: Photos, Maps, & Charts  
Early Tejano Ranching : Daily Life at Ranchos San Jose and El Fresnillo

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press College Station, TX 2001.
xxvii, 159 pp, light green-brown-tan SC warps w/color illustrated front panel. This book tells the story of one family of the Tejanos, the Saenzes, who established Ranchos San Jose and El Fresnillo. They obtained land grants from the municipality of Mier in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, they crossed the Wild Horse Desert, known as Desierto Muerto, into present-day Duval County in the 1850s and 1860s. First Thus No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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64.
Schwettmann, Martin W., Illustrated by: Lea, Tom  
Santa Rita : the University of Texas Oil Discovery

Publisher: Texas State Historical Ass'n Austin, TX 1958.
43 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/maroon lettering w/silver illustration on the front cover, in tan slipcase. The Santa Rita blew in on May 28, 1923. This marked the turning point for the University of Texas and started the institution in the oil business on a huge scale. This well caused a transformation on the Forty Acres and also remade part of West Texas. Carl Hertzog was the designer. Lowman #23. This is a 1958 reprint of the 1943 edition. prev owner's name on ffep, prev owner's three initials in circle on the rfep, small peeled spot on rfep. TSHA - Winfrey pg 34. Reprint No Jacket/Very Good Slipcase Hard Cover Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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65.
Schwettmann, Martin W., Illustrated by: Lea, Tom  
Santa Rita : the University of Texas Oil Discovery

Publisher: Texas State Historical Ass'n Austin, TX 1958.
43 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/maroon lettering w/silver illustration on the front cover. The Santa Rita blew in on May 28, 1923. This marked the turning point for the University of Texas and started the institution in the oil business on a huge scale. This well caused a transformation on the Forty Acres and also remade part of West Texas. Carl Hertzog was the designer. Lowman #23. This is a 1958 reprint of the 1943 edition. prev owner's name on ffep, prev owner's three initials in circle on the rfep, small peeled spot on rfep. TSHA - Winfrey pg 34. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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66.
Scifres, Charles J., Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
Brush Management - Principles and practices for Texas and the Southwest

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press College Station, TX 1980.
xiii, 360 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine, tan dj w/brown-black lettering w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. Infestations of brush pose the primary threat to the effective use of rangeland in Texas and the Southwest. The presents the results of technical research on the subject of rangeland brush managment. The author outlines the origin of the brush problem and presents an ecological jsutification for its control. He discusses the specific brush problems of the major land area of Texas and complete discriptions of most species of woody plants adn the methods of controlling each. dj chipped at the top of the dj spine, one inch by one quarter inch worn chip on the spine of the boards. First Edition Good+ Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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67.
Sheffy, Lester Fields, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
The Francklyn Land & Cattle Company : a Panhandle Enterprise, 1882-1957

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, Texas 1963.
xvi, 402 pp, quarterbound w/light brown cloth covered boards w/collection of ranch brands in dark brown, dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author used the complete files of the Francklyn Company which had been donated to the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas for his references. There were ledger books, ranch records, range reports, original documents for legal transfers of property, personal and official correspondence of company officials from 1882 to 1957, newspaper files, maps, and photographs. BTB #183 One of the best accounts of international corporate development of Texas Lands. Joe B. Frantz called it "the fullest book on ranching." The ranch was organized in New York in 1882, and began operations with the pur;chase of a little over a half million acres of Texas land. Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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68.
Sheffy, Lester Fields, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
The Francklyn Land & Cattle Company : a Panhandle Enterprise, 1882-1957

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, Texas 1963.
xvi, 402 pp, quarterbound w/light brown cloth covered boards w/collection of ranch brands in dark brown, dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering on the spine. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author "This book is inscribed to our dear friends of many years Buff and Cathryn Morris, etc. Mr & Mrts. L. F. Sheffy". The author used the complete files of the Francklyn Company which had been donated to the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas for his references. There were ledger books, ranch records, range reports, original documents for legal transfers of property, personal and official correspondence of company officials from 1882 to 1957, newspaper files, maps, and photographs. The dj has been restored. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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69.
Sitton, Thad, Illustrated by: Photos  
Harder Than Hardscrabble : Oral Recollections of the Farming Life from the Edge of the Texas Hill Country

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2004.
x, 297 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the half-title page, glossy dj w/black spine w/gilt lettering w/wht front cover w/black-and-white photo. The author collects the stories of the pre-Fort Hood residents to provide a look at Texas farming life before World War II. The stories recount the hardships and satisfactions of daily life in the Texas countryside. They describe agricultural practices and livestock handling as well as traveling peddlers, visits to town, country schools, medical practices and fox hunting. Signed by Author First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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70.
Stephens, A. Ray & Holmes, William M., Illustrated by: Maps  
Historical Atlas of Texas

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1990.
viii, 64 pp, ix - xxiv, red-blu-wht-light brown SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel. The book provides a thumbnail sketch of geography and history from Indians and exploreres to modren times, including parks, military bases, and political districts. Each page of text is faced by a map locating the topic under discussion. Some of the topics are: Geologic Age of Surface Materials, La Salle in Texasw, San Antonio de Bexar, Empresario Grants, The Fredonian Republic, The Texas Revolution, The Goliad Massacre, Texas Capitals, The Snively Expedition, Cattle Trails, Sea and Air Ports, State Parks, Congressional Districts, and more. 6th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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71.
Tatum, C. A., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
1960 Premium List : Pan-American Livestock Exposition : State Fair of Texas

Publisher: State Fair of Texas Dallas, TX 1960.
196 pp, brown-aqua SC wraps w/illustrated front cover & pictorial back cover. The booklet was the premium list for the Pan-American livestock exposition October 8-16, 1960, during the Diamond Jubilee Year of the world-famous State Fair of Texas held October 8-23 in Dallas, Texas. The booklet lists the officers of the state fair, board of directors, committees, staff organization, officials, livestock judging program, beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep & Angora goat, horse and shetland poney, junior livestock show, and junior grass judging contest along with poultry department rubbed on covers small hole bottom edge of front cover. No Jacket Soft Cover Good 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall

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72.
Taylor, T. U., Illustrated by: Photos  
Fifty Years on Forty Acres

Publisher: Alec Book Company Austin, TX 1938.
xiv, grey cloth covered boards w/dark blu lettering & deco, top edge blue. The author provides his genealogy in beginning of the book. Also contains a list of publicatons that he published along w/articles that he wrote for the Frontier Times. The author tells of growing up in Parker County, Texas, the schools in Parker & Johnson Counties. Also of teaching a country school in Fannin County and then to the University of Virginia and at the University of Texas. He recounts the history of the University of Texas and his service at UT. prev owner taped the fore edge of two pages xiii/xiv and 1/2. Overall complete, entirely sound, tight, free of foxing in quite remarkable condition with the exception of the tape on the two pages. No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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73.
Taylor, Virginia H., Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
The Franco-Texan Land Company

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1969.
xiv, 331 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering, folding map, dj light brown-orange-black lettering & illustration on spine & front panel. The author reconstructs the story of the Franco-Texan Land Company. The story begins in the controversial actiivties of the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific Railroad, whose bonds General John Charles Frémont sold in France. The Franco-Texan Land Company brought into northwest Texas hundreds of French immigrants. dj price-clipped. Very Good++ Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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74.
Taylor, Virginia H., Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
The Franco-Texan Land Company

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1969.
xiv, 331 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering, folding map, dj light brown-orange-black lettering & illustration on spine & front panel. The author reconstructs the story of the Franco-Texan Land Company. The story begins in the controversial actiivties of the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific Railroad, whose bonds General John Charles Frémont sold in France. The Franco-Texan Land Company brought into northwest Texas hundreds of French immigrants. dj price-clipped. Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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75.
Trim, Laura, Illustrated by: Trim, Heather & Lee, Laverne & Black, Cassandra & Burke, Phylis  
Short Trips in the Hill Country

Publisher: LDT Press Albuquerque, NM 1998.
[6], 273 pp, glossy white SC w/black illustrations on front & rear panels. The author tells about the ealry colornists from Germany, troubles during the Civil War, cattle drives, along with stories adbout Admiral Nimitz and Lydon Johnson. She provides a tour of the landmarks in the region: Enchanged Rock, Hamilton Pool, Pedernales Falls. small crease on bottom front corner of the front cover. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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