1022. LAW & LAWLESSNESS. Lot of approximately 30 volumes. Very good to fine. 1900-1993.

ARTHUR, Stanley C. Jean Laffite, Gentleman Rover. New Orleans: Harmanson, 1952.

BABB, T.A. In the Bosom of the Comanches. Dallas: Hargreaves Printing, 1923.

[BASS, SAM]. Life and Adventures of Sam Bass, the Notorious Union Pacific and Texas Train Robber Together with a Graphic Account of His Capture and Death-Sketch of the Members of His Band, with Thrilling Pen Pictures of Their Many Bold and Desperate Deeds.... Dallas: Dallas Commercial Steam Print, 1878 [actually Austin: John A. Norris, ca. 1905].

CAGE, James C. The Court Martial of Henry Ossian Flipper. El Paso: El Paso Corral of the Westerners, 1981. The crime here is that Flipper was railroaded. In 1994 his descendants applied for a review of Flipper's court martial and dismissal. A review found that the conviction and punishment were "unduly harsh and unjust" and recommended that Flipper’s dismissal be changed to a good conduct discharge. Shortly afterwards, an application for pardon was filed with the Secretary of Army which was forwarded to the Department of Justice. President Bill Clinton pardoned Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper on 19 February 1999.

CARROLL, H. Bailey. Nolan’s “Lost Nigger” Expedition of 1877. Austin, 1940.

CUNNINGHAM, Eugene. Famous in the West. El Paso: Hicks-Hayward Co., 1926.

FIRST NATIONAL BANK, CISCO, TEXAS. The Santa Claus Bank Robbery. Cisco: Longhorn Press, 1958.

FULLER, Henry C. A Texas Sheriff: A Vivid and Accurate Account of Some of the Most Notorious Murder Cases and Feuds in the History of East Texas, and the Officers Who Relentlessly Pursued the Criminals till They Were Brought to Justice and Paid the Full Penalty of the Law.... Nacogdoches: Baker Printing, 1931.

FULLER, Henry C. Adventures of Bill Longley, Captured By Sheriff Milton Mast and Deputy Bill Burrows, near Keatchie, Louisiana, in 1877, and Was Executed at Giddings, Texas, 1878. Nacogdoches: Baker Printing, n.d

GILLILAND, Maude. Horsebackers of the Texas Brush Country: A Story of the Texas Rangers and Mexican Liquor Smugglers. N.p., 1968.

GILLILAND, Maude T. (comp.). Wilson County Texas Rangers, 1837-1977. Privately printed, 1977.

GRIFFITH, J.H. Early History of Texas, Early History of Williamson County, The Webster Massacre, Williamson County Court House Sketches, Sketches of Early Days in Taylor [wrapper title]. Taylor: City National Bank, n.d.

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.

HUBBS, Barney (comp.). Robert Clay Allison: Gentleman Gunfighter, 1840-1887. Pecos: West of the Pecos Museum, 1966.

JONES, John P. Borger: The Little Oklahoma. The Wreck of ’27. Read It and Weep! [wrapper title]. N.p., n.d. 2 copies.

LEFTWICH, Bill. Thats [sic] My Ruling: Judge Roy Bean, Law West of the Pecos. N.p.: Pecos Press, 1959.

LITTLE, R.H. A Year of Starvation Amid Plenty, or, How a Confederate Soldier Suffered from Hunger and Cruelty in a Prison of War During the Awful Days of the Sixties. Waco: Texian Press, 1966.

LLOYD, Everett. Law West of the Pecos: The Story of Roy Bean. San Antonio: Naylor, 1936.

McDANIEL, Ruel. Vinegarroon: The Saga of Judge Roy Bean, Law West of the Pecos. Kingsport, TN: Southern Publishers, 1936.

NICHOLS, Ed. Ed Nichols Rode a Horse, as Told to Ruby Nichols Cutbirth. Dallas: University Press, 1943

PATTERSON, C.L. Sensational Texas Manhunt. San Antonio: Sid Murray & Son Printers, 1939.

RAY, G.B. Murder at the Corners. San Antonio: Naylor, 1957.

ROFF, Joe T. A Brief History of Early Days in North Texas and Indian Territory. N.p., 1930.

SLEEPER, William M. & Allan D. Sanford. Waco Bar and Incidents of Waco History. Waco: Hill Printing & Stationery, [1941].

SMITH, Clinton L. & Jefferson D. Smith. The Boy Captives...Written by J. Marvin Hunter. Bandera: Frontier Times, 1927.

TEXAS ADJUTANT GENERAL’S OFFICE. List of Fugitives From Justice for 1900: Compiled From Revised Reports of Sheriffs From Fugitive List of 1896, and From Subsequent Reports of Sheriffs Received at the Adjutant General’s Office. Austin Von Boeckmann, Moore & Schutze, 1900.

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. Texas Rangers: An Account of the History of the Founding and Activities of the Texas Rangers with an Appended Chronological Index. Austin, n.d.

WHITE, John H. Borger: A History and the Real Facts about the Most Talked of Town in Texas and the Southwest [wrapper title]. N.p., 1929

WOODMAN, Lyman L. Cortina: The Rogue of the Rio Grande. San Antonio: Naylor, 1950. Rogue? Depends on one's point of view. Today some view Cortina as the first socially motivated border bandit. Others consider him a folk hero.


Sold. Hammer: $650.00; Price Realized: $796.25.

Auction 23 Abstracts


DSRB Home | e-mail: