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Texas County and Local History
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1251. WINK WEDNESDAY STUDY CLUB. A History of Winkler County. Wink: Wink Bulletin, 1942. 52 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original maroon wrappers, stapled. Light wrapper wear, small stain to bottom of lower wrap and final leaf, else near fine.
First edition. CBC 4845. Herd 2256: “Scarce.”. TC 1896. A collection of historical essays. Includes information on the ranching and oil industries of the area. $90
1252. BABB, T.A. In the Bosom of the Comanches. Dallas: Hargreaves Printing, 1923.  20-146 pp., photographic illustrations. 12mo, original red cloth gilt. Corners lightly bumped, endpapers browned, else near fine.
Second edition. CBC 4852. Howes B3. Rader 223 $350
1253. CATES, Cliff D. Pioneer History of Wise County: From Red Men to Railroads-Twenty Years of Intrepid History. Saint Louis: Nixon-Jones, 1907. 471 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece plate of Henry A. Wise, photographic and text illustrations. 8vo, original buff wrappers. Lower wrapper absent, upper wrapper torn and missing portions, frontispiece with tear, spine with hand-written title, text browned.
First edition. CBC 4854. Herd 431: “Rare.”. Howes C238. Rader 627. $200
1254. GREGG, Rosalie (comp.). Do You Know....About Wise County? Decauter: Messenger, n.d.  pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original white printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers lightly soiled and foxed, text foxed, else very good. $25
1255. GREGG, Rosalie (ed.). Wise County History: A Link With the Past, Volume 1. Nortex, 1975. xvi, 515 pp., numerous photographic illustrations, illustrated endpapers. 4to, original dark green cloth. Light shelf wear, else fine.
First edition. TC 1908. TLH, p.80. $55
1256. TERRELL, C.V. The Terrells: Eighty-Five Years Texas from Indians to Atomic Bomb. Dallas: Wilkinson Printing, 1948. 336 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original maroon cloth. Gilt faded, cloth rubbed, fore-edges foxed else very good in a foxed and chipped d.j. with small tears and a photographic illustration.
First edition. Not in CBC. Guns 2190: “Reminiscences of an old-timer.” Herd 2241. TC 1907. $35
1257. [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Map of Wood Co. [below title] I, W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office, do certify that above Map of Wood Co. is a true and correct copy of the Map now in us in this office compiled from official data [facsimile signature] W.C. Walsh Commissioner [bottom left above neat line] Lithographed by Aug. Gast & CoS St. Louis New Process [bottom center above neat line] Copyright 1879. W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the Genl Land Office of the State of Texas. St. Louis: Gast, 1879. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, neat line to neat line: 39 x 40.7 cm; overall sheet size: 45.5 x 46.6 cm. Mild spotting and paste stains. $400
1258. TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases Filed in Texas. No. 250. Wood County, September 12, 1857-May 9, 1939. San Antonio: State-wide Records Indexing and Inventory Program, 1942. v [1, blank], 60 pp., map of Wood and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Wrappers slightly smudged and faded, else very good.
CBC 4867. TC 1915. $15
1259. CROUCH, Carrie J. A History of Young County, Texas. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1956. xiv, 326 pp., 15 photographic plates, brands, endpaper maps. 8vo, original white and burnt orange pictorial cloth. Light shelf-wear, else fine.
First edition. CBC 4879. Herd 619. TC 1919. $90
1260. CROUCH, Carrie J. Young County: History and Biography. Dallas: Dealey and Lowe, 1937.  339  pp., frontispiece, 18 plates (mostly photographic), brands. 8vo, original red textured cloth gilt. Other than minor shelf-wear and light foxing to fore-edges, a fine copy.
First edition. CBC 4880. Guns 517: “Tells the story of the Marlow brothers and their desperate fight with a mob.” Herd 620. HowesC926. $225
1261. FORT BELKNAP SOCIETY. A History of Fort Belknap: Outpost of the Texas Frontier [caption title]. Fort Belknap, 1962. Folding double-sided pamphlet with small printed two-color map, photographic illustrations, facsimile, and textual descriptions of this historical locale; overall: 22 x 13.6 cm; folded: 22 x 9.4 cm. Light wear. Fine. Includes mailing envelope addressed to Dudley Dobie. $10
1262. HILL, Edwin. History of Olney, Texas [caption title].  folios, carbon-copy of typescript. N.p., n.d. 4to, marbled heavy stock folder, elastic cord tie. Very good. $45
1263. JONES, Lucille. History of Mineola, Texas: Gateway to the Pines. Quanah: Nortex, 1973.  137 [1, map] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original green cloth. Fine.
First edition. $20
1264. LEDBETTER, Barbara Neal. Civil War Days in Young County, Texas, 1861-1865 [wrapper title]. Newcastle: Self-published, 1965.  19  pp., author photograph. 8vo, original white wrappers, stapled. Fine.
Not in CBC. $30
1265. LEDBETTER, Barbara Neal. The Fort Belknap of Yesterday and Today, 1851-1963. Newcastle, Texas: Self-published, 1963.  93 [6, photographs on recto] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original cream wrappers, stapled. Wrappers shelf-worn, staples rusted, interior fine. Signed by author on title page.
Not in CBC. $40
1266. [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Map of Young County [below title] General Land Office [bottom left above neat line] I Wm C Walsh Commissioner of General Land Office State of Texas, certify this to be a true and correct Copy of the map now in use in this office and compiled from official data. Austin September 1st 1880. [facsimile signature] W.C. Walsh [bottom center above neat line] Lithographed By A. Gast & Co’s New Process St. Louis [bottom right above neat line] Copyright 1879 Wm C Walsh Commissioner General Land Office State of Texas. St. Louis: Gast, 1880. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, neat line to neat line: 54.4 x 49.8 cm; overall sheet size: 59.4 x 53.6 cm. Staining from adhesive mounting map sheet to poster board, a few scattered spots, scratches, and areas of soiling. $400
1267. YOUNG COUNTY HISTORICAL SURVEY COMMITTEE. Graham Centennial History: 100 Years of Progress from Salt Works to Space Age, 1872-1972. Quanah & Wichita Falls: Nortex, 1972.  86 pp., photographic illustrations, facsimile. 4to, original red pictorial cloth. Fine.
First edition. TC 1918. TLH, p.81. $35
1268. LOTT, Virgil N. & Mercurio Martinez. The Kingdom of Zapata. San Antonio: Naylor, 1953. xiii  254 pp., frontispiece portrait of Henry Redmond, plates. 8vo, original blue cloth. Other than light shelf-wear and foxing, a fine copy in a chipped and price-clipped pictorial d.j.
First edition. CBC 4901. TC 1924. $65
1269. HOLDSWORTH, John B. The Birds of Zavala County (Texas). N.p., n.d.  54  pp., signed, plates, text and photographic illustrations. 8vo, original illustrated cream wrappers, stapled. Wrappers smudged, else near fine. Signed by author. $30
1270. HOLDSWORTH, Ernest. A History of Zavala County Under Spanish and Mexican Flags [caption title]. N.p., n.d. 20 pp. Legal size, mimeographed sheets, stapled at head. $45
1271. [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Zavalla County [left below title] I, W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land [sic], do hereby certify, that this Map of Zavalla County is a true and correct [sic] of the Original Map now in use in this Office compiled from official data. [facsimile signature] W.C. Walsh Commissioner. [right below title] Copyright 1879, W.C. Walsh Commissioner of the General Land Office of the State of Texas. [lower right] Lithographed by August Gast & Cos New Process. St. Louis. St. Louis: Gast, 1879. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, overall sheet size: 53.4 x 67.4 cm. Map sheet with multiple large tears, chips, and tape stains, browned and soiled, and with notations in pencil. $275
1272. ZAVALA COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION. Now and Then in Zavala County. [Shelton Press for] Zavala County Historical Commission, 1986. v  439 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations, endpaper maps. 4to, original maroon cloth gilt. Fine.
First edition. $65
1273. AARTS, Dorothy. Ghost Towns of the Republic of Texas [wrapper title]. N.p., 1939. 22 pp. 8vo, original white printed wrappers, stapled. Fair condition only: wraps and text water-stained, p. 22 adhered to lower wrap. Embossed seal of Sons of the Republic of Texas on upper wrap.
First edition. CBC 4921. James Monroe Hill Texas History Essay Award, Sons of the Republic of Texas, 1939. $20
1274. ABERNETHY, Francis E. (ed.). Tales from the Big Thicket. Austin & London: University of Texas Press, 1966. 244 pp., many photographic illustrations. 8vo, original green cloth gilt, top edge dyed pink. Fine in d.j. (light insect damage, spine sunned).
First edition. $10
1275. ADAMS, C.F. Forty Years a Fool: Facts, Figures, and Fun. Sonora, Texas: Published by the author, 1914.  100 pp., frontispiece portrait, illustrations by Ruskin Callan. 12mo, original pink printed wrappers. Spine chipped and fragile with cellotape repairs, wraps browned and worn, internally fine.
First edition. Rader 40. $35
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