Sloan Rare Books
30. BRYSON, J. Gordon, M.D.
Reminiscences of a Country Doctor
. Waco: Texian Press, 1963. xv [1,
blank] 215 [1, blank] pp., 4 plates. 8vo, original blue cloth gilt. Edges foxed with a few small stains,
light foxing to endpapers and title page, else very good. Signed by author on front flyleaf.
79. Introduction by Joe B. Frantz.
31. [CAMP SWIFT].
A Camera Trip through Camp Swift, Texas: A Picture Book of the Camp and
[wrapper title]. Brooklyn: Ullman, n.d.  pp., profusely illustrated with photo-
graphs. 8vo, original pictorial self-wrappers, stapled. Some pages with a few ink spots (probably
from printing process), otherwise very fine.
Black-and-white photographs show various aspects of Army life at Camp Swift,
including training, education, and recreation.
32. JONES, Margaret Bell (comp.).
Bastrop: A Compilation of Material Relating to the History of
the Town of Bastrop with Letters Written by Terry’s Rangers.
Bastrop, 1936. 75 [1, blank] pp., photo-
graphic illustrations. 8vo, original black wrappers lettered and decorated in silver. Fine. Scarce.
First edition. CBC
66. A history of Bastrop during the nineteenth century, followed by
previously unpublished letters written by William Nicholson during his service in Terry’s Texas
33. MOORE, Bill.
Bastrop County 1691-1900.
Wichita Falls: Nortex, 1977. xiii [1, blank] 318 pp., ti-
tle page illustration, maps, numerous photographic illustrations. 8vo, original dark brown cloth
lettered in silver. Very fine in very good d.j. (spine browned, edges lightly chipped).
34. SOUTHWESTERN BELL.
Camp Swift, Texas
[wrapper title]. N.p,: Southwestern Bell Tele-
phone Company, n.d. (ca. 1943). 16 pp., illustrations. 16mo, original blue pictorial wrappers,
stapled. Very fine.
Wartime pamphlet gives brief overview of services available at Camp Swift, with
an emphasis on Southwestern Bell’s telephone system and wartime connection slowdowns due
to call volume and materials shortages. From lower wrap: “A machine gun in action uses 30
pounds of copper in four minutes–enough for a mile and a half of telephone lines.”
35. TEXAS HISTORICAL RECORDS SURVEY.
Inventory of the County Archives of Texas, No. 11.
Bastrop County (Bastrop).
San Antonio: Texas Historical Records Survey, 1941.  128 pp, maps,
plans of courthouse. 4to, original blue printed wrappers. Fine.
First edition. CBC
36. VEST, D.L.
Watterson Folk of Bastrop County, Texas.
Waco: Texian Press, 1963. [1, frontis-
piece] x, 287 [1, blank] pp., 8 plates with photographic illustrations. 8vo, original navy blue cloth
gilt. Edges and title page foxed, occasional foxing to text, otherwise very good. Bookplate of A.B.
Fenner on front pastedown.
First Edition. CBC
37. BAYLOR COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
Salt Pork to Sirloin: The History of Baylor
County, Texas from 1879 to 1930.
Quanah, Wichita Falls: Nortex, 1972.  227  179  pp.,
numerous illustrations (mostly photographic). 4to, original brown pictorial cloth. A little light
foxing to edges, otherwise fine.
Contains a 179 pp. section of family histories.
, p. 4 (referring to a
second edition with different pagination, also published in Quanah, 1972).
38. BALLARD, Jim.
Years Ago: The Truth, the Whole Truth, Nothing But
Alice Ballard Broocks, 1972. 83 [1, blank] pp., one photographic illustration. 8vo, original white
pictorial wraps, comb bound. Very fine. Signed by publisher inside upper wrap.