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Subject: TEXAS (Oldham thru Zapata Co. + misc.)
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 10:33:17 -0600
More TEXAS Local Histories offered:
(TEXAS) MAVERICK TOWN THE STORY OF OLD TASCOSA by John L. McCarty.
University of Oklahoma Press; Norman, Oklahoma. 1952 (3rd printing). 277
p. HB; vg/vg dj in mylar. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. This is the story of the
one-time capital of a ten-county inland cattle empire, Tascosa, Texas.
Now a ghost town of crumbling adobes in Oldham County, of the Texas
Panhandle, Tascosa was once home to such desperadoes as, Billy the Kid,
and Sostenes l'Archeveque, and operational center for famous peace
officers, Pat Garrett, Jim East, and J.E. McAllister. $40.00
(TEXAS) POST OFFICE PAPERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS 1839-1840, by James
A. Day. Texas State Library; Austin, Texas. 1967. 239 p. HB; vg+; green
cloth. Postal laws of Republic of Texas 1839-1840 and Post Office Papers
(letters, receipts, Bills, Statements, Accounts, Vouchers, Orders,
Reports, List of Post Masters & Mail Routes Under Contract, Post
Offices, Index. $45.00
(TEXAS) THE PADRE ISLAND STORY by Loraine Daly and Pat Reumert. The
Naylor Company; San Antonio, Texas. 1964 (revised ed.) 52 p. Paper;
stiff wrappers; vg. History and travel, Padre Island, Texas. $20.00
(TEXAS) PRAIRIE PROGRESS. Parmer County Historical Commission. Taylor
Publishing Company; Dallas, Texas. 1981 (1st ed.) 599 p. HB; vg; large
vo. 8.5 " x 11"; beautifully bound in burgundy cloth with large embossed
gold County seal on cover. Yellowing of paper on front end paper. A
History of Parmer County, Texas. Contents: Foreword; Dedication;
Acknowledgements; Bicentennial Commerative Coin Medals; General History;
Our Press; Family Trees (pgs 154 through 456); Family Album (Photos);
Tributes (Memorials); Clubs and Organizations; Business Histories.
(TEXAS) NO RULES OR GUIDELINES CAL FARLEY'S BOYS RANCH by Louie
Hendricks. Cal Farley's Boy's Ranch; Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.
1971 (1st. ed.). 147 p. HB; small format (5" x 7.5"); vg; red cloth. The
story of Cal FARLEY (b. 1895, Kassouth County, Iowa) and his Boy's Ranch
at Amarillo, Texas taken from 31 articles originally published in THE
BOYS RANCH ROUNDUP from June 1967 through October 1970. $20.00
(TEXAS) EARLY DAYS IN TEXAS AND RAINS COUNTY, by W.O. Hebisen. Orginated
published 1917 by: Leader Print; Emory, Texas. (Reprinted by: The Lost
and Found, Garland, Texas.) 1977. 50 p. Paper; like-new; stiff yellow
wrapper. A small historical sketch of the early days in Texas and in
Rains County. It provides information on life as it was in the early
days of Texas, the lives of the old settlers, and life in the early days
in Rains County. $25.00
(TEXAS) THE RANDALL COUNTY STORY FROM 1514 TO 1910 by Mrs. Clyde
Warwick. Pioneer Book Publishers, Inc.; Hereford, Texas. 360 p. HB;
Good. Ex.lib. with "discard" stamp on front end paper. The story of
Randall County, Texas from 1541 to 1910 and the people who developed it.
(TEXAS) HISTORY OF MIAMI AND ROBERTS COUNTY. Roberts County Historical
Committee. 1976 (1st ed.) 461 p. HB; vg; brown leather-textured cloth. A
scarce history of Roberts County, Texas. Contents: Buffalo Hunters; Red
Deer Creek Station; Early Court Records; Cattle Ranches and Brands;
Judge J.A. Mead Collection; Early Schools; City of Miami and Early
Business; Churches; Organizations; Celebration and Culture; Family
Histories (pgs 77 through 420); Pictures; Memorials and Tributes. $83.00
(TEXAS) SABINE COUNTY, TEXAS THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS
(1836-1986) by Robert Cecil McDaniel. Waco, Texas. 1997 (4th printing).
275 p. HB; like new in vg mylar dj. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. A unique and
comprehensive history of the public and semipublic activities of Sabine
County, Texas spanning 150 years. Includes: County orgins; sources of
land titles; Emerging county (as a port, cotton production, census, old
towns and communities, new communities, railroads, newspapers, radio,
airports, oil and gas); Historic monuments; Fraternal, historic,
service, and Veterans organizations; Public and semi-public
organizations, Political activities; State activities in the County;
Post offices, National forests, CCC; Government officials; County
government 1845-1986; Official; Education; Military activities;
churches; First County census 1829-1836; indexed. $45.00
(TEXAS) FROM BUFFALO......TO OIL HISTORY OF SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS by
Hooper Shelton (in colloraboration with Scurry County Historical Survey
Committee). Feather Press. 1973 (1st ed.). 272 p. HB; VG/VG DJ in mylar.
Contents : Geographical setting, 1880 census; Ranching and farming;
Organization of County; Block 97 controversy; Newspapers; Medicine;
Railroads and highways; Wet-dry election; Communities and their
churches; Community center; Cemeteries; Home demonstration work; Snyder,
county seat; Cultural growth; Service organizations; Water district;
Towle Park; Library; Coliseum; Diamond M Museum; Western Texas College;
Winston Field; Historical Survey Committee; County Museum; Archeological
Society; Ranch Headquarters; Rodeo Association; Financial institutions;
Chamber of Commerce; County Board of Development; Industrial Foundation;
Industories; Oil; Index. $48.50
(TEXAS) GOD, GRASS & GRIT - VOLUME II - HISTORY OF THE SHERMAN COUNTY
TRADE AREA by Marillyn Albert (Comp. & ed.) Pioneer Book Publishers,
Inc. Seagraves, Texas. 1975. 458 p. HB; blue cloth; ex-lib. INSCRIBED BY
MARYLLYN ALBERT. Volume 1 (not available), was a tribute to the
settlers, homesteaders, and founders of Sherman County, Texas. This
second volume is intended to cover the succeeding years and contains
discussions of weather, agriculture, businesses, area towns and
communities, transportation, churches, clubs and civic organizations,
schools, law and enforcement, miscellany, and family histories (pages
155 to 458). $67.50
(TEXAS) A GUIDE TO HISTORIC SITES IN FORT WORTH AND TARRANT COUNTY by
The Tarrant County Historic Society; Fort Worth, Texas. 1970. . 75 p.
Paper; good; brief notes on historic sites in Fort Worth and Tarrant
County, Texas w/some of the most influential early citizens; map of
(TEXAS) EARLY SETTLERS OF TERRY A HISTORY OF TERRY COUNTY, TEXAS by
Sponsored by: Terry County Historical Survey Committee. Pioneer Book
Publishers, Inc; Hereford, Texas. 1968 (1st. ed.). 118 p. HB; ex-lib.
"withdrawn" stamp. Green cloth. Indian, early settlers; ranches, cattle
brands, early life, Communities, County's organization, Quanah Parker,
Early schools and churches, Cemeteries, Brownfield, maps, Club, Library,
Railroads, Murder of Dr. S.H. WINDHAM, WW I, Cardwell House, Family
histoires (pages 49 through 96), Pioneer businesses, Records (Judges,
Mayors, Sheriffs), Index. $35.00
(TEXAS) HISTORY OF TRAVIS COUNTY AND AUSTIN 1839-1899, by Mary Starr
Barkley. Texian Press; Waco, Texas. 1967 (2nd ed.) 388 p. HB; blue
cloth; vg in dj with a 3.5" x 5.5" area torn from rear of dj; dj in
mylar protector. Illust. Indexed. Contents: Path of Pioneers;
Geography - Topography - Indians, Austin in 1839; Austin in 1839-1846;
Austin in 1846-1860; Austin in 1861-1870; Austin in 1870-1899; Austin in
1899; Education-Schools; University of Texas; Capitol and Newspapers;
Civic Development (Fire and Police Protection, Utilities); Economic
Development; Religious Development; Recreation, Historic Homes, Arts,
Folklore; Appendix (Roster of Travis Rifles, Roll of Capt. Rhoades
FISHER, Co. G of Col. GARLAND's Regiment of Texas Volunteers, Rolls of
Austin City Light Artillery Co., Tracvis Confederate Guards, Capt.
HAMMET's Co., Capitol Guards of Travis County, List of County Officials
1839-1900, City Council,1840-1899); References by Chapter. (1839 map of
Austin, photos, Civil War soldiers and data, County officials, extensive
(TEXAS) ON THE LAST FRONTIER A HISTORY OF UPTON COUNTY, TEXAS, by N.
Ethie Eagleton. Texas Western Press; El Paso, Texas. 1971. 125 p. HB;
vg+/vg+ dj. Green cloth. Contents: The Lay of the Land; The
Forerunners; The Organization of Upton County; The Towns; Oil in Upton
County; Biographies (pages 50 to 85); References; Appendices (County
Officials, Troop 31, B.S.A. 1931; Golden Anniversary Address of Judge
Perry Pickett; Upton County's Newspapers; A Brief of the Transactions of
the McElroy Ranch Co.; Upton County Survey Committee; Upton County
Historical Markers); Bibliography; Index. $45.00
(TEXAS) ON THE LAST FRONTIER A HISTORY OF UPTON COUNTY, TEXAS, by N.
Ethie Eagleton. Texas Western Press; El Paso, Texas. 1971. 125 p.
HB; vg+/vg+ dj. green cloth. Same as book above. $45.00
(TEXAS) A HISTORY OF WALLER COUNTY, TEXAS by The Waller County
Historical Survey Committee. Library Binding Company; Waco, Texas. 1973.
719 p. HB; vg; vg/dj in poly. Period of the Republic and Staehood (1846)
to Civil War, creation of the County, government, history of
agriculture, schools, medicine, organizations, subdivisions, towns and
cities, learning and the arts, founding families (pages 523-700), notes
on authors, indexed. $55.00
(TEXAS) ALL OUR YESTERDAYS A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHAPPELL HILL, by Mr. &
Mrs. Nath Winfield. Texian Press; Waco, Texas. 1986 (4th printing). 44
p. HB; vg+/vg+ dj in mylar protector. History of Chappell Hill,
Washington County, Texas from its beginning in 1847 when Mary Hargrove
HALLER, the granddaughter of Robert Wooding CHAPPELL, purchased a
100-acre townsite in the County to the period of the Civil War.
Appendices contain lists of postmasters, businesses, Confederate
volunteers, Methodist Church members 1853, Original members of
Providence Baptist Church 1842, Charter members of Hubert Lodge, Mayors.
(TEXAS) A HISTORY OF WHARTON COUNTY 1846-1961 by Annie Lee Williams. Von
Boeckmann-Jones Company; Austin, Texas. 1964. 399 p. HB; vg/no dj;
previous owner address stamp inside front board. Glue stain where
bookplate removed. County map printed on inside boards. $48.50
(TEXAS) THE KINGDOM OF ZAPATA by Virgil N. Lott and Mercurio Martinez.
The Naylor Company; San Antonio, Texas. 1953 (1st. ed.) 254 p. HB; good,
ex-lib with "withdrawn" stamp on title page. Description clipping from
dust jacket pasted inside front board, Inscribed "Presented by Avalanche
Journal", the primary newspaper of Lubbock Texas. Spine colors sunned.
The History of Zapata County, Texas. Contents: Escandon era; Falcon;
Falcon Dam; Ranches; Highways; Henry REDMOND era; A.P. SPOHN era; Manuel
BRAVO era; Arroyos and more ranches; Ramireno; San Ygnacio era; Republic
of the Rio Grande; Catarino GRAZA; Era of banditry; Dolores era;
Guerrero era; Aborigines; Biographical; Navigational era; Gringo; The
Customs patrol; Mier Expedition; In memoriam (soldiers); History of
Starr and Webb Counties; Living mene and legends; Montezuma's prphecy;
Petrified forest; Legend of the Psalms; Death and resurrection of an
empire; A new day; Addenda (Henry REDMOND; November 1952 election). No
(TEXAS) PIONEER WOMEN TEACHERS OF TEXAS by the Delta Kappa Gamma
Society; Alpha State Organization. Gannaway Printing Company; Austin,
Texas. Undated. 95 p. HB; 1" small scar on back cover, otherwise vg; red
cloth. Biographies and phoptos including surnames of: BLANTON; , BROWN,
BURNETT, BUSTER, CASIS, COLLINS, CULBERSON, DEWITT, DILL, DURHAM,
EDMOND, ELLIS, FLORENCE, GREER, GRIESENBECK, HAPGOOD, HARPER, HAYNES,
HOLDING, HUGHSTON, KIRBY, LEWIS, LIPSCOMB, MARTIN, MCHENRY, MCKAY,
MITCHELL, MOODY, NIXON, O'MAHONEY, PACE, PECK, PENICK, PENNYBACKER,
PETTY, PULLEN, RAWLINGS, RICHARDSON, RIGSBY, RUST, STANTON, SMITHER,
STAFFORD, STRATTON, SWITZER, TARVER, TOPPERWEIN, WALDEN, WEST, WILCOX,
WRAY, WRIGHT. $35.00
(TEXAS) LEGENDARY LADIES OF TEXAS, by Francis Edward Abernathy (editor).
E-Heart Press; Dallas, Texas. 1981. 222 p. Hb; ex-lib.; card pocket,
front end paper clipped, Lib. stamp. Stories of: Maria de Agreda;
Angelina; Emily Morgan; La Llorona; Belle Starr; Crying Women of San
Patricio; Capitol's Lady; Sally Skull; Sophia Porter; Elise
Waerenskjold; Adah Isaacs Menken; Elisabet Ney; Mollie Bailey; Martha
White McWhirter; Aunt Dicy; El Paso Madams; Ma Ferguson; Bonnie Parker;
Electra; Janis; Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders; Honky Tonk Angels; others.
(TEXAS) TEXAS: A GUIDE TO THE LONE STAR STATE by The Federal Writer's
Program. Hastings House; New York. 1969. 717 p. HB; good/ vg dj in
mylar; ex-lib with "Withdrawn" stamped on title page, bottom of book,
and end paper. Maps, history, cities, statistics, etc. $20.00
(TEXAS) BISHOP GARRETT'S JOURNAL. TEXAS, 1875-1890. GENEALOGICAL AND
HISTORICAL ABSTRACTS FROM THE OFFICIAL ACTS OF THE FIRST BISHOP OF THE
EPISCOPAL MISSIONARY DISTRICT OF NORTHERN TEXAS, by Margaret Ann Patten
Thetford and Jeanne Jordan Tabb. 1987. 209 p. HB; silver cloth; vg+.
Maps of Missionary District of Northern Texas printed inside boards.
INSCRIBED BY MARGARET ANN THETFORD. Contents: Episcopal Church Seal;
Introduction; Photogragh (Bishop GARRETT, St. Matthew's Cathredral);
Biography; Explanatory Notes; Text; Appendix A (Clergy, 1875-1890);
Appendix B (Lay Readers, 1875-1890); Appendix C (Historical Highligts);
Appendix D ( Descriptive Material); Selected References; Index. The
Northern District included all areas north of a line from about Cass
County in the eastern part of the State to Comanche County in central
Texas and west to Andrews County. Baptisms, births, deaths, marriages,
confirmations, and other records. $27.00
(TEXAS) REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF TEXAS FISCAL YEARS ENDING
AUGUST 31, 1925 AND AUGUST 31, 1926. Knapp Printing Co.; Austin, Texas.
1926. 50 p. Paper; two small holes punched for binder, otherwise good.
Contents: Lists of rosters of officers in the various Texas units around
Texas in the Texas National Guard by unit. $10.00
(TEXAS) REPORTS OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS FOR THE
FISCAL YEARS ENDING AUGUST 31, 1931 AND AUGUST 31, 1932. Sterling, W.W.
(Adjutant General). Knapp Printing Co.; Austin, Texas. 1933. 77 p.
Paper; two small holes punched for binder, otherwise good. Contents:
Lists of rosters of officers in the various Texas units around Texas in
the Texas National Guard by unit; expenditures. $10.00
(TEXAS) EARLY SETTLERS AND INDIAN FIGHTERS OF SOUTHWEST TEXAS by A.J.
Sowell. Austin, Texas. 1986 (a facsimile reprint of original 1900 ed.
pub. by Ben C. Jones; Austin). 861 p. HB; like new/vg dj. A recitation
of the history of the brave and heroic men who have lived and died in
the frontier country of Texas. A tremendous but rare source record for
the descendants of Pioneers of early Texas. $75.00
(TEXAS) PANHANDLE PILGRIMAGE ILLUSTRATED TALES TRACING HISTORY IN THE
TEXAS PANHANDLE by Pauline Durrett Robertson and R.L. Robertson.
Paramount Publishing Company. 1976 (2nd ed.) 370 p. HB; vg; vg plastic
DJ; SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS; maps; photos; illus; history of indians,
pioneers, towns; stories of Quanah Parker, Adobe Wells, Red River War,
Charles Goodnight, catte ranching, old towns of Mobeetie, Tascosa,
Clarendon, and much more. $54.50
(TEXAS) U.S. POST OFFICES IN TEXAS TO OCTOBER 1, 1878, by Ronald R.
McClendon. Self-published. 1994. 29 p. Spiral-bound. Easy to use.
Indexed both by post office name and by County. 8.5" X 11" format.
(TEXAS) THE NORWEGIAN TEXANS by The University of Texas; Institute of
Texan Cultures. 1970. 34 p. Paper; stiff wrappers. Ex-lib withdrawn.
PEERSON, NORDBOE, REIRSEN, Brownsboro Colony, WAERENSKJOLD, LOVENSKJOLD,
Bosque County, QUESTAD, RINGNESS, DAHL, FRIDRICHSEN, RYSTAD, HOFF.
(TEXAS) THE SYRIAN AND LEBANESE TEXANS by The University of Texas;
Institute of Texan Cultures. 1974. 33 p. Paper; stiff wrappers; Ex-lib,
withdrawn. JOSEPHS of Austin, Monsour J. BASHARA, JAMAILs of Houston,
Abraham KAZEN, SEMAAN Family, George NAMI, AZARS of El Paso and San
Antonio, Elias J. ANTONE, Esau MALOOLY, Syrian Orthodoxy in Texas,
HADDAD brothers, Leon CURRY, Zacahry MAFRIGE, Nahim ABRAHAM, John S.
MALOUF, Fred KADANE, Cecil LOTIEF, Mansour FARAH, Rev. Nicholas NAHAS,
Solomon CASSEB, Dr. Solomon DAVID, M.K. HAGE, Newman McKOOL, St. George
Maronite Church at San Antonio, Louis HADDAD, J.M. HAGGAR, Joe T. SALEM,
Anthony R. FERRIS, Bobby MANZIEL, George E. KADANE, Najeeb E. HALABY,
Dr. Michael DEBAKEY, Michael T. HALBOUTY, D.D. HACHAR, Lebanese
athletes, Joe SALEM, Helen DONATH. $15.50
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