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1376.    DALY, Lorraine & Pat Reumert. The Padre Island Story. San Antonio: Naylor, 1962. xii, 52 pp., 24 plates, chapter heading illustrations, endpaper maps. 12mo, original blue pictorial cloth. Binding lightly shelf-worn, faint offsetting from another book on back cover, check mark in ink on front free endpaper, first signature bound out of order, some plates with fingerprints in ink, plates numbered in ink in blank margins, overall good.

    First edition, second printing. Not in CBC.     $5

 

1377.    DALY, Lorraine & Pat Reumert. The Padre Island Story. San Antonio: Naylor, 1964. xii, 52 pp., 24 plates, map inside upper wrap. 12mo, original blue pictorial wrappers. Wraps lightly worn and browned, edges foxed, otherwise very good.

    Revised edition. TC 2008.     $5

 

1378.    DALY, Lorraine & Pat Reumert. The Padre Island Story. San Antonio: Naylor, 1969. xii, 52 pp., 24 plates, map inside upper wrap. 12mo, original blue pictorial wrappers. Fine aside from a little foxing to half-title.

    Revised edition, fourth printing.     $5

 

1379.    DANIEL, Price Jr. Texas and the West: Catalogue No. 15, Featuring C.W. Raines and his Bibliography of Texas [wrapper title]. Waco: Price Daniel Jr., Bookseller, n.d. [20] pp., illustration. 8vo, original grey pictorial wrappers, stapled. Fine.

    Typography by Carl Hertzog. Not in Lowman.     $15

 

1380.    DARTON, N.H. “Texas, Our Largest State” in The National Geographic Magazine xxiv:12 (December 1913). Pp. 1330-1360. 8vo, original white and yellow printed wrappers. Spine absent and repaired with cellotape, wraps faded with large chip in upper wrap.     $10

 

1381.    DAY, James M. (comp. and ed.). Post Office Papers of the Republic of Texas, 1839-1840. Austin: Texas State Library, 1967. iv, [2] 239 [1, blank] pp. 8vo, original green cloth gilt. Fine aside from foxing and tiny stain to edges.     $45

 

1382.    DEAREN, Patrick. A Cowboy of the Pecos. Plano: Republic of Texas Press, 1997. v [1] 266 pp., map, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original orange pictorial wrappers. As new.     $10

 

1383.    DELONY, Lewis S. 40 Years a Peace Officer: A True Story of Lawlessness and Adventure in the Early Days in Southwest Texas [wrapper title]. N.p., n.d. [4] 61 [1, blank] pp., photographic portrait of author. 8vo, original cream printed wrappers, stapled. Light wear to spine, staples a little rusty, small tape stain on upper wrap, otherwise near fine.

    First edition. Guns 580: “Scarce.” Howes D246.     $500

 

1384.    DE SHIELDS, James T. Border Wars of Texas.... Tioga: Herald Company, 1912. 400 pp., frontispiece, 37 plates (including 2 maps), text illustrations. 8vo, original three quarter maroon sheep over maroon cloth gilt. Spine chipped with top two thirds detached, binding rubbed with boards exposed at tips, internally fine.

    First edition. Graff 1063. Howes D277. Rader 1125.     $175

 

1385.    DESPREZ, Frank. Lasca: The Story of a Texas Cowboy—Down by the Rio Grande. Waco: Davis Brothers for Roger N. Conger, 1980. [8] pp., illustrations. 8vo, original off-white pictorial wrappers, stapled. Fine aside from a little browning to wrappers. Signed by Conger on p. [8].

    Limited edition (#175 of 300 copies). Facsimile of 1931 edition.     $50

 

1386.    DEXTER, Samuel. Report of Burial of Col. James W. Fannin’s Men. N.p., n.d. [4] pp., map. 8vo, folded sheet, not bound. Fine aside from light age-toning.     $5

 

1387.    DEXTER, W.W. Texas: Imperial State of America, with Her Diadem of Cities. Profusely Illustrated. St Louis: Sam’l F. Myerson Printing, n.d. [1903]. [72] pp., map, many illustrations (mostly photographic). Oblong 4to, original maroon pictorial wrappers printed in black, white, and orange. Wraps stained and lightly worn, a little insect damage and chewing to blank margins of text, text age-toned, short tears to a few pages, overall good.

    First edition. CBC 1059 plus many other entries.     $75

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1388.    DIXON, Sam H. The Poets and Poetry of Texas.... Austin: Sam H. Dixon, 1885. 360 pp. 8vo, original blue cloth gilt. Poor condition: binding heavily worn, spine nearly detached, hinges and text block cracked, browning and occasional foxing to text.

    First edition.     $60

 

1389.    DOBIE, Dudley R. Adventures in the Canyon, Mountain, and Desert Country of the Big Bend of Texas and Mexico. San Marcos, 1952. [4], 29 pp., frontispiece, photographic illustrations (not included in pagination). 8vo, original grey printed wrappers, stapled. Fine aside from browning to wraps.

    First edition.     $50

 

1390.    DOBIE, J. Frank. Divided We Stand [wrapper title]. Detroit: U.A.W.-C.I.O., n.d. 11 [1] pp., illustrations. 8vo, original printed white self-wrappers stapled. One corner lightly bumped, otherwise fine.

    Pro-union pamphlet.     $30

 

1391.    DOBIE, J. Frank. John C. Duval: First Texas Man of Letters.... Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1965. 105 [1, blank], frontispiece and text illustrations by Tom Lea. 8vo, original brown cloth gilt. Gilt a bit dull, otherwise fine in d.j.

    Second edition.     $30

 

1392.    DOBIE, J. Frank. Two Treasure Tales [caption title]. Dallas: Texas Folklore Society, 1964. 57-64 pp. 8vo, disbound, stapled. Fine.

    From Texas Folklore Society Publications XXXIII, A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune.     $10

 

1393.    DOBIE, J. Frank (ed.). Legends of Texas. Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1924. x, [2, blank] 279 [1, blank] pp., maps. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers. Browning, light wear and insect damage, and a few scattered-fox-marks to wraps, ink ownership inscription on upper wrap, overall very good.

    First edition. Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society Number III. CBC 1116, 2355, 2824, 3311. Rader 1158.     $95

 

1394.    DOBIE, J. Frank (ed.). Texas and Southwestern Lore. Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1927. 259 [1] pp., printed music. 8vo, original light grey pictorial wrappers. Wraps worn with a few tears in spine, spine and lower wrap browned and foxed, spine detached from text block, ink ownership inscription on upper wrap, overall good.

    Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society Number VI. Rader 1161.     $45

 

1395.    DOUGHERTY, E. The Rio Grande Valley 1867. Brownsville: Runyon Brothers, 1955. [8] 39 [1, blank] pp., facsimile title page. 8vo, original cream wrappers with printed label, stapled. Fine aside from a few fox-marks to fore-edges.

    Reprint edition. CBC 821, 2412. Howes D431 (both referring to 1867 first edition).     $35

 

1396.    DOUGLAS, C.L. “Cattle Kings of Texas: A Buffer State between Two Nations Was the King Ranch” in The Cattleman 22:10 (March 1936). Pp. 65-66, 68-71, photographic illustrations. 4to, original white pictorial wrappers. Staples rusted, wraps beginning to pull away from staples, otherwise fine.

    First printing. Guns 619. Herd 719. Howes 434 (all referring to separate Dallas, 1939 edition). Portion of work which appeared serially in The Cattleman.     $20

 

1397.    DRESEL, Gustav. Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: Adventures in North America and Texas, 1837-1841. Translated from a German Manuscript and Edited by Max Freund. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1954. xxx, 168 pp., frontispiece portrait, 8 plates. 8vo, original brown cloth decorated in green, top edge dyed green. A little foxing to edges, plates, and adjacent pages, otherwise near fine in lightly worn and soiled d.j. with a little foxing to flaps.

    First edition. BTB 46: “One of the most revealing accounts of Texas written by a German, this is also the best translation from German of any Texas text.”  $30

 

1398.    DUKE, Cordia Sloan & Joe B. Frantz. 6,000 Miles of Fence: Life on the XIT Ranch of Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1961. 231 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, 32 plates. 8vo, original brown pictorial cloth, top edge dyed red. One corner of lower cover and text block badly bumped, otherwise very good in d.j.

    First edition, first printing. CBC 121, plus additional entries. TC 2051.     $60

 

1399.    DUKE, Cordia Sloan & Joe B. Frantz. 6,000 Miles of Fence: Life on the XIT Ranch of Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1961. 231 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, 32 plates. 8vo, original brown pictorial cloth, top edge dyed red. Fine in lightly worn d.j. Signed by both authors on half-title.

    First edition, second printing.     $45

 

1400.    DUKE, Cordia Sloan & Joe B. Frantz. 6,000 Miles of Fence.... Austin: University of Texas Press, 1961. Another copy. Slight shelf wear, otherwise fine in d.j. (spine browned, mild to moderate wear). Joe B. Frantz’ signed presentation inscription to Fred and Pachita Pike, dated 22 July 1962, on front free endpaper.     $45

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