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Texas County and Local History
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1476. HADLOCK, Adah. My Life in the Southwest.... El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1969. Another copy, not signed. One leaf trimmed incorrectly (not affecting text), ink stamp of Texas Western Press on front pastedown, otherwise fine in slightly worn d.j. $20
1477. HAISLET, John A. (ed.). Famous Trees of Texas. N.p.: Texas Forest Service, 1970. vi, 193 [1, blank] pp., many full-page color photographic illustrations, endpaper maps. 4to, original color photographic boards. Binding slightly rubbed and soiled, small mark to front cover, otherwise fine.
First edition. $10
1478. HALEY, J. Evetts. Earl Vandale on the Trail of Texas Books. Canyon: Palo Duro Press, 1965. 44  pp., frontispiece, facsimiles. 8vo, original red cloth gilt. Very fine.
First edition, limited edition (500 copies). Lowman 191. $200
1479. HALEY, J. Evetts. Men of Fiber. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1963. 39  pp., drawings by José Cisneros, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original plain purple wrappers, stapled. Fine in edge-worn d.j. with a few short tears to head of spine.
Lowman 163, variant binding. Title page and colophon match the “Rawhide” edition of 700 copies, but this copy does not have the imitation rawhide binding. Biographical sketches originally published in The Shamrock by Shamrock Oil and Gas Corporation. $35
1480. HALEY, J. Evetts. Men of Fiber. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1963. Another copy, variant binding. 8vo, plain white wrappers with maroon cloth back strip, sewn. Very fine.
This copy has “Rawhide Edition” title page and colophon, but lacks imitation rawhide binding. $30
1481. HALEY, J. Evetts. The XIT Ranch of Texas and the Early Days of the Llano Estacado. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1953. xiv, 258 pp., folding map, 32 plates. 8vo, original green cloth, top edge dyed grey. Fine in lightly rubbed d.j.
Revised edition (originally published Chicago, 1929). BTB 82A: “Haley’s first book, this is nevertheless one of the best examples of his scholarship.” CBC 121a, plus additional entries. Graff 1718 (1929 ed.). Guns 894n. Herd 969n. Howes H39n. Rader 1371 (1929 ed.). TC 2056 (1929 ed.), 2057 (1978 reprint). TLH, p. 90. $135
1482. HALLENBECK, Cleve. The Journey of Fray Marcos de Niza. Dallas: University Press, 1949.  115  pp., calligraphic title page, map, illustrations, and initials by José Cisneros. 4to, original brown cloth gilt-lettered and decorated. Gilt slightly dull, a little darkening to joints, endpapers browned, otherwise near fine, unopened, in d.j. (lightly worn, one small tear). Invoice for this book from University Press to J. Frank Dobie laid in.
First edition. $95
1483. HALLENBECK, Cleve. Spanish Missions of the Old Southwest, with 119 Half-tone and 11 Line Illustrations. Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1926. viii,  184  pp., maps, illustrations, many photographic plates. 4to, original three-quarter blue cloth over violet boards, printed paper spine label, t.e.g. Binding shelf-worn and sunned with a few tiny stains and light soiling, light foxing to edges, frontispiece, title page, first plate and facing blank page foxed, text block cracked (but holding) at beginning of section of plates, overall good.
First edition. CBC 4969. $40
1484. HARDINGE, Sarah Ann Lillie. Views of Texas, 1852-1856: Watercolors by Sarah Ann Lillie Hardinge, Together with a Journal of Her Departure from Texas, with an Introduction and Captions by Ron Tyler. Fort Worth: Amon Carter Museum, 1988. 76 pp, many full-page color illustrations. Oblong 4to, original white wrappers printed in color. Fine.
First edition. $25
1485. HARLAND, Frank R. The Rose of Sharon. El Paso: Texas Western College Press, 1960. 21  pp., illustrated title. 8vo, original tan pictorial wrappers, stapled. Fine.
First edition. Lowman 123. Designed by Carl Hertzog. $20
1486. HARVEY, J. Edwin. Portrait of Beulah [wrapper title]. San Benito: Published by the author, 1967. pp., map, many photographic illustrations. 4to, original beige pictorial wrappers, stapled. Near fine.
First edition. $20
1487. HATHCOCK, Louise. Legends of East Texas. San Antonio: Naylor, 1957. xiii [1, blank], 156 pp., illustrations by Walter A. McKinney. 8vo, original tan pictorial cloth. Fine in lightly rubbed price-clipped d.j.
First edition. $40
1488. HAWKINS, Wallace. The Case of John C. Watrous, United States Judge for Texas: A Political Story of High Crimes and Misdemeanors. Dallas: University Press, 1950. ix [1, blank], 109 [1, colophon] pp., folding facsimiles, illustrations. 8vo, original tan cloth decorated in gilt. Very fine in d.j.
First edition, limited edition (1200 copies). Lowman 68. Designed by Carl Hertzog. $10
1489. HAWLEY, C.A. Life Along the Border: A Personal Narrative of Events and Experiences Along the Mexican Border Between 1905 and 1913. Ephrata, Washington, 1955. 165 [1, blank] pp., photographic portrait. 12mo, original grey cloth gilt. Slight shelf wear to binding, ink ownership inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise fine. Signed by author on front pastedown.
First edition. $60
1490. [HAYS, JACK]. Jack Hays: The Intrepid Texas Ranger [wrapper title]. Bandera: Frontier Times, n.d. 63 [1, blank] pp., illustrations. 4to, original blue printed wrappers. Spine with multiple chips and splits, wraps browned and with a few stains, top right corner of upper wrap and first few leaves chewed, text browned due to poor-quality paper used, water staining to bottom blank margin, a few leaves dog-eared, fair condition only. $75
1491. HELLEN, Jos. East-Southeast Texas on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad. Houston: Cumming & Sons, Printers, n.d. 124 [4, ads] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original white wrappers printed in color. Spine worn and chipped, wraps with mildew spots and slight insect damage, internally clean and fresh.
Not in CBC. $65
1492. HENLEY, Dempsie. The Big Thicket Story. Waco: Texian Press, 1967. xiii [1, blank], 274 pp., facsimiles, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original green cloth gilt. Fine aside from a few tiny fox-marks to edges, in d.j. (lightly rubbed, spine sunned, tiny tear to head of spine, a little foxing to flaps). Signed by author on front free endpaper.
First edition. $15
1493. HENSELL, John (comp.). Chronicles of a Germany Family, or Heiners of Germany, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Texas. Houston, n.d. 72 pp., map, facsimile, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original pictorial wrappers gilt, stapled. Spine rubbed, gilt dull, wraps darkened at margins with a few stains, title and last page lightly foxed, otherwise good. $30
1494. HIGHLAND LAKES TOURIST ASSOCIATION. Top Spot for Fun: Highland Lakes in Central Texas. Austin, n.d.  pp., maps, photographs, ads. Small 4to, original color pictorial wrappers, stapled and folded in half vertically. Fine.
Colorful promotional pamphlet. $10
1495. HILL, Kate Adele. Home Builders of West Texas. San Antonio: Naylor, 1938. xviii, [2, blank] 108 pp., photographic illustrations, endpaper maps. 8vo, original green cloth. Binding lightly shelf-worn, top edge foxed, otherwise very good.
First edition, second printing. CBC 4973. Herd 1037. $15
1496. HITTSON, Jack Homer, Sr. The Brazos Broncbuster’s Scrapbook. Mineral Wells: Brazos Books, 1971. 191  pp., 2 photographic illustrations. 12mo, original blue pictorial wrappers. Spine sunned, wraps lightly rubbed and with a few spots, title page lightly browned, overall very good. Signed by author on title page.
First separate edition. Reprints articles originally appearing in the Palo Pinto County Advance between 1969 and 1971. $30
1497. HOBBS, Richard Gear. Glamor Valley: Down in Texas on the Rio Grande. San Benito: Cameron County News & Farm Journal, n.d. 96 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original yellow pictorial wrappers. Wraps lightly rubbed and with a few tiny spots, faint oval impressions in upper wrap, top edge foxed, overall very good, internally very fine.
First edition. $10
1498. HOGAN, Warren L. (ed. & comp.). Hurricane Carla: A Tribute to the News Media: Newspaper, Radio, Television. Houston: Leaman-Hogan, 1961. 192 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original red cloth gilt. Binding lightly shelf-worn, endpapers lightly foxed, otherwise very good in price-clipped d.j. (lightly rubbed and soiled, a few scratches).
First edition. $20
1499. HOGAN, Warren L. (ed. & comp.). Hurricane Carla.... Houston: Leaman-Hogan, 1961. Another copy, wrappers issue. 8vo, original red pictorial wrappers. Spine sunned, wraps lightly rubbed and soiled, a little foxing to edges, inside wrappers, and adjacent pages, lower hinge cracked (but holding), overall good condition.
First edition. $10
1500. HOGNER, Dorothy Childs. South to Padre. Boston & New York: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard, 1936. 232 pp., frontispiece, full-page text illustrations, and illustrated endpapers by Nils Hogner. 8vo, original orange cloth. A bit of shelf wear to extremities of spine, edges foxed, otherwise very good in d.j. (lightly browned and worn, one tiny tear).
First edition. $15
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