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Rawhide Ranger Ira Aten Enforcing The Law On The Texas Frontier

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denton, University of North Texas Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014266


452 pages, photos. "Ira Aten (1862-1953) was the epitome of a frontier lawman. When as a youth he heard of the killing by Rangers of the notorious outlaw Sam Bass at Round Rock, Aten's neighborhood, he altered his plans of being a cowboy and instead set his sights on becoming a Texas Ranger. At age twenty he enrolled in Company D during the transition of the Rangers from Indian fighters to topnotch peace officers. This unit-and Aten-would have a lively time making th... View more info

Treasure in the Dust Enduring Gold and Silver's Century of Divorce

By: Boudway, Becky

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Mineral Economics Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11728


177 pages, map end-papers, photos. Part biography of Hale C. Tognoni, geological engineer and mining lawyer. View more info

Recollections Of The Last ten Years In The Valley Of The Mississippi

By: Flint, Timothy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press: 1958

Seller ID: 014468


343 pgs, map endpapers. Follows the original 1826 edition. Flint's accounts are told through his letters to his cousin. View more info

Tracking The Texas Rangers: The Nineteenth Century

By: Glasrud, Bruce A., Harold J. Weiss Jr.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Denton, University of North Texas Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014265


358 pages, SIGNED by Glasrud and Weiss. "An anthology of sixteen previously published articles and chapter excerpts, arranged in chronological history, covering key topics of the intrepid and sometimes controversial law officers named the Texas Rangers. Determining the role of the Rangers as the state evolved and what they actually accomplished for the benefit of the state is a difficult challenge-the actions of the Rangers fit no easy description. There is a dark si... View more info

Horses and Heroes The Story of the Horse in America for 450 Years

By: Hunt, Frazier, Robert Hunt

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12104


306 pages, illustrations, slight edge wear to jacket. View more info

District Judges of Refugio County By Hobart Huson Member of the Refugio Bar

By: Huson, Hobart L.

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Refugio Texas, Refugio Timely Remarks: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014268


original red cloth with gilt title on cover and spine, 115 pages, INSCRIBED by author "Special Limited Edition for Subscribers to Judges' Portrait Fund" on half title page. "The object of this little book is to raise funds with which to complete the gallery of judges' portraits." Not just a biography of judges, but contains some important early Texas history as well. Has chapters on the Taylor-Sutton Feud and The Swift Tragedy, (the 1874 murder of Swift ... View more info

Pioneer Western Empire Builders A True Story of the Men and Women of Pioneer Days Profusely Illustrated Including an Original Illustration by Charles M. Russell

By: King, Frank

Price: $228.00

Publisher: Pasadena, Trails End Publishing: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014996


383 pages, frontis, illustrations, Deluxe edition numbered and signed by author, also "first edition" hand written by author on copyright page, also inscribed by author. A unique binding in 3/4 leather and brown cloth, raised bands on spine, possibly a copy made for presentation. Herd 1276, Six-Guns 1238, "Contains some material on Billy the Kid and other outlaws of the Southwest." View more info

Pioneer Western Empire Builders A True Story of the Men and Women of Pioneer Days Profusely Illustrated Including an Original Illustration by Charles M. Russell

By: King, Frank

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Pasadena, Trails End Publishing: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014997


383 pages, frontis, illustrations, Deluxe edition numbered and signed by author, bound in original full brown leather with gilt cowboy on horseback by Charles M. Russell on rear cover, minor edge wear. Herd 1276, Six-Guns 1238, "Contains some material on Billy the Kid and other outlaws of the Southwest." View more info

Maverick Town, The Story of Old Tascosa,

By: McCarthy, John L

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2386


277pgs, frontis, map end-papers, illustrations,, minor edge wear to jacket. First complete history of this wild cow town, it tells about its gunmen and gun battles and some of the outlaws of the South West. Billy the Kid. Information and convincing interpretations of the economic and social history of the High Plains. Herd 1371, Six Guns 1386 View more info

Pidge, Texas Ranger

By: Parsons, Chuck

Price: $30.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas A & M University Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014263


200 pages, frontis, photos, SIGNED by author. "Thomas C. (Pidge) Robinson rode with McNelly as the Rangers subdued the clashes between the Suttons and the Taylors in DeWitt County. He served on the Rio Grande frontier in actions against Juan Cortina, including the famous battle on Palo Alto Prairie. He was with a party of Rangers who invaded Mexico to recover cattle stolen from Texas ranchers. Pidge's lively, literate, and often humorous letters give first-person acc... View more info

Brief Sketches in the Life of Col. Dick Rutledge, The Last Living Indian Scout. A Few Stirring Events in the Life of Col. Dick Rutledge, Only Living Indian Scout of the Early Frontier Days of the West and Which Occurred During the Time He Was Associated With Kit Carson, Phil Sheridan, Buffalo Bill and Others. Some of These Tales Have Never Before Been Revealed, Al Told in Brief Form

By: Rutledge, Col. Dick

Price: $750.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014635


N.D., N.P., Original tan wraps, 19 pages, near fine condition, signed by Rutledge under his photo, and also inscribed by Rutledge on the inside cover. Six-Guns 1920, "Contains some material on the James boys, Billy the Kid, and Calamity Jane." View more info

Journal Of Travel Across The Plains To California And Guide To The Future Emigrant

By: Shepherd, James S. Dr.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: (Placerville), 1945

Seller ID: 14163


2nd edition, the first was published in 1851, Original printed wraps, 45 pages, slight edge wear, small library stamp on cover, limited to 200-250 copies. Mintz # 421 The doctor left Racine the fifth of March, and during the stifling months of July and August became one of those who encountered numerous difficulties along the Humboldt River. He was one of the few who made it. On reaching Placerville, August 15, he began his practice of medicine." "May be consid... View more info