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1826.    WEDDLE, Robert S. San Juan Bautista: Gateway to Spanish Texas. Austin & London: University of Texas Press, 1968. xiv, [2] 469 [1, blank] pp., 16 photographic plates. 8vo, original rust cloth. Very good.

    First edition. $15

 

1827.    WELCH, June Rayfield. Historic Sites of Texas. Waco: Texian Press, 1972. viii, 196 pp., photographic illustrations. 4to, original red cloth. Near fine in a chipped and rubbed d.j. Signed by the author on front free endpaper.

    First edition, first printing.     $15

 

1828.    WELCH, June Rayfield & J. Larry Nance. The Texas Courthouse. Dallas: GLA Press, 1971. iii [1, blank], 342 pp., photographic illustrations. 4to, original olive cloth. Edges foxed, else fine in chipped pictorial d.j.

    First edition. $35

 

1829.    WERTENBAKER, Green Peyton (pseud. of Peyton Green). For God and Texas: The Life of P.B. Hill. New York: Whittlesey House, 1947. ix [3] 201 [1, blank] pp., 7 photographic plates. 8vo, original blue cloth, gilt-lettered. Endpapers and edges browned, else near fine in chipped and smudged price-clipped pictorial d.j.

    First edition. $25

 

1830.    West Texas Historical and Scientific Society Publications. Alpine, 1926-1964. Numbers 1-20, continuous run. 8vo, original wrappers. Most very good.

    Broad assortment of local history features.     $100

 

1832.    WESTER, Lillian. Memories of Mine. Austin, 1952. ix [1, blank], 54 pp., photographic illustrations. 12mo, original rust cloth. Corners gently bumped, endpapers browned, light foxing to title page, else very good in chipped and tattered d.j. with photographic illustration. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper.

    First edition. $20

 

1833.    Western Livestock Journal 13:49. Los Angeles, October 29, 1935. 88 pp., photographic and text illustrations, ads. 4to, original photographic wrappers, stapled. Wrappers chipped and mildly ragged, upper wrapper with pencil markings, corners bumped, text browned and lightly soiled, else good.

    Contains article by J. Evetts Haley.  $25

 

1834.    WHARTON, Clarence. L’Archeveque. Houston: Anson Jones Press, 1941. [2] 21 [1, blank] pp. 8vo, original tan printed wrappers, stapled. Near fine.

    First edition. Guns 2373: “The story of Sostenes L’Archeveque, an outlaw of the Texas Panhandle.”  $60

 

1835.    WHARTON, Clarence. The Isle of Mal Hado and Other Sketches: Three Hundred and Fifty Years of Texas History. Houston: Fletcher Young Publishing, 1968. [8] 253 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations, maps. 8vo, original green cloth, gilt-lettered. Gilt dulled, mild discoloration to endpapers, else near fine.

    First edition. $15

 

1836.    WHEAT, Jim. More Ghost Towns of Texas. Garland: Lost & Found, 1980. [4] 44 pp., photographic illustrations, map. 8vo, original orange wrappers with photographic illustration, stapled. Light overall wear, else very good.

    Second printing.     $10

 

1837.    WHISENHUNT, Willie Stockton. Tales Too Interesting to Forget. N.p., 1961. 159 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations. 12mo, original pictorial cloth. Sheet of accolades laid in. Near fine in lightly chipped d.j. Signed by author on her photograph.

    First edition. $25

Item 1837
Item 1837

1838.    WHITEHOUSE, Eula. Texas Flowers in Natural Colors. Austin: Texas Book Store, 1936. xvi, 212 pp., colored text illustrations, errata laid in. 8vo, original green cloth decorated in gilt. Other than light foxing to edges, a fine copy in a chipped and foxed price-clipped d.j.

    First edition. $15

 

1839.    WILBARGER, J.W. Indian Depredations in Texas: Reliable Accounts of Battles, Wars, Adventures, Forays, Murders, Massacres, Etc., Etc.,.... Austin: Hutchings Printing House, 1890. xii, 672 pp., frontispiece, 36 plates. 8vo, original green cloth decorated in blind and gilt-lettered. Extremities abraded, spine slanted, endpapers foxed and tape-repaired, text foxed and browned, some leaves loose and chipped, else a fair copy.

    Second edition. BTB 218A: “The most thorough compilation of accounts of Indian warfare in Texas in the 19th century.” CBC 5037. Howes W407. Rader 3653.     $250

 

1840.    WILBARGER, J.W. Indian Depredations in Texas: Reliable Accounts of Battles, Wars, Adventures, Forays, Murders, Massacres, Etc., Etc.,.... Austin: Steck, 1935. [2] xii 672 pp., 38 plates. 8vo, original tan decorated cloth. Light discoloration to cloth, mild foxing to edges, else near fine.

    Facsimile of 1889 edition. BTB 218B. CBC 5037. Howes W407. Rader 3653n.     $100

Item 1841
Item 1841

1841.    WILDMAN-CAMPBELL LAND COMPANY. Texas Tips Told to Intelligent People Who Wish to Better Present Conditions.... Palacios, ca. 1920. 40 pp., photographic illustrations, ad, tipped-in map. 8vo, original brown printed wrappers, stapled. Missing half of lower wrapper, else very good.

    Not in CBC. OCLC locates no institutional holdings. $250

Item 1841
Item 1841

1842.    WILLIAMS, J.E. Fifty-Eight Years in the Panhandle of Texas. Austin: Firm Foundation Publishing, 1944. 137 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original blue cloth stamped in black. Cloth lightly rubbed, mild foxing to edges, else near fine. Signed by author.

    First edition. Herd 2523: “Scarce.”   $375

 

1843.    WILLIAMS, O.W. By the Camp-Fire in the Southwest [wrapper title]. Dallas: Martin Stationary, 1934. 26 pp. 8vo, original grey wrappers, stapled. Wrappers discolored, text lightly soiled, else good.     $25

 

1844.    WIMBERLEY, C.W. Stone Milling and Whole Grain Cooking. Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1965. [8] 83 [1, blank] pp., text illustrations. 8vo, original blue pictorial cloth. Fine.

    First edition. Regional recipes and stories of Texas.     $25

 

1845.    WIMBERLEY, C.W. Stone Milling and Whole Grain Cooking. Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1965. Another copy, variant binding. 8vo, original green printed wrappers. Fine.

    First edition. Regional recipes and stories of Texas.     $10

 

1846.    WINDELL, Roland. The Brush of Angels’ Wings: The Story of the Country Doctor. San Antonio: Naylor, 1952. xv [1, blank], 104 pp., 7 photographic plates. 8vo, original light blue cloth. Mild stains to cloth, endpapers browned, edges lightly foxed, else very good in a rubbed pictorial d.j.

    First edition. Not in CBC.   $250

 

1847.    WINGFIELD, Clyde J. (ed.). Urbanization in the Southwest: A Symposium. El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1968. vii [1, blank], 87 [1, blank], charts. 8vo, original blue printed wrappers. Fine. Carl Hertzog’s printed bookplate on inside upper wrapper.

    Public Affairs Series, No. 1.     $25

 

1848.    WINKLER, Ernest William (ed.). Secret Journal of the Senate Republic of Texas, 1836-1845. Austin: Texas Library and Historical Commission, 1911. 337 [1, blank] pp. 8vo, original tan printed wrappers. Wrappers chipped and fragile, upper wrapper detached, pages browned, else very good.

    Issued and bound with the First Biennial Report, 1909-1910 of the Texas Library and Historical Commission. Rader 3060.     $175

 

1849.    WISSEMAN, Charles Louis, Sr. (comp.). The Ludwig Ranzau Family. Kerrville, 1972. 60 [4] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original blue cloth, stamped in gilt. Lower cloth scuffed, former owner’s stamp on front pastedown, else fine. Signed by author on front free endpaper.

    First edition, limited edition (#127 of 160 copies)  $85

 

1850.    WOOD, Jim and Grady Phelps (eds). Celia: The Saga of a Storm. Corpus Christi: August Publications, ca. 1971. [32] pp., photographic illustrations, map. 4to, original photographic wrappers, stapled. Very good.     $10

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