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Texas County and Local History
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1051. COTTON, Kathryn. Saga of Scurry. San Antonio: Naylor, 1957. vii [1, blank], 165 [1, blank] pp., 10 plates. 8vo, original tan printed cloth. Near fine in lightly scuffed d.j.
First edition. CBC 4028. Herd 586: “History of various ranches of Scurry County, Texas.” $45
1052. PAYNE, Viola M. Scurry County Style: Stories from Below the Cap Rock and Beyond. Austin & London: University of Texas Press, 1967. xi  189 pp. 8vo, original tan pictorial cloth, spine lettered in brown. Fine in pictorial d.j.
First edition. TC 1565. $25
1053. 77 Years as Recorded in Scurry County Newspapers, 1895-1972. N.p., ca. 1973. 109 [1, blank] pp. Folio, original yellow printed wrappers, stapled. Slight discoloration to wrappers, else very good. $30
1054. BIGGERS, Don H. Shackelford County Sketches. Albany & Fort Griffin: Clear Fork Press, 1974. vi  114 pp., pictorial endpapers. Small 4to, half burnt orange cloth over tan pictorial boards. Fine.
Reprint edition. CBC 4044 (1908 edition). Designed by Bill Wittliff. TC 1570. TLH, p.67. $75
1055. CLARKE, Ollie E. (comp.). Fort Griffin: A Brief Sketch of the Old Fort and Its Relations to the Great Southwest. Albany: Albany Chamber of Commerce, 1935.  pp., photographic illustration. 12mo, original green wrappers. Near fine.
First edition. CBC 4052. $20
1056. CLARKE, Ollie E. (comp.). Fort Griffin: A Brief Sketch of the Old Fort and Its Relations to the Great Southwest. Albany: Albany Chamber of Commerce, 1936.  pp., photographic illustration. 12mo, original green wrappers. Fine.
Second edition. CBC 4052 (1935 edition). $15
1057. RISTER, Carl Coke. Fort Griffin on the Texas Frontier. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1956. xv [1, blank], 216 pp., map, 7 plates. 8vo, original light blue cloth, top fore-edge dyed red. Endsheets browned, else near fine in price-clipped and shelf-worn d.j.
First edition. CBC 4063. Guns 1861: “There is material on the outlaws and gunmen of West Texas.” Herd 1905. TC 1568. $20
1058. SANDERS, J.B. Hangings in Shelby County. Center, 1966.  26 pp., photographic illustration, map. 4to, original grey wrappers with brown back strip. Fine.
First edition. $25
1059.MIDDLETON, John W. History of the Regulators and Moderators and the Shelby County War in 1841 and 1842, in the Republic of Texas. [Austin: John A. Norris, ca. 1926]. 40 pp. 8vo, original brown printed wrappers, stapled. Staples rusted, text browned, else very good.
Reprint edition. CBC 4072 (not listing this reprint). Guns 1484n: “Both reprints are now scarce.” Howes M588n. Rader 2392 (1883 first edition). $75
1060. MIDDLETON, John W. History of the Regulators and Moderators and the Shelby County War in 1841 and 1842, in the Republic of Texas. Grand Prairie: Frontier Times, 1953.  49 pp. 8vo, original brown printed wrappers, stapled. Staples rusted, text browned, else very good.
Reprint edition. CBC 4072b. Guns 1484. TC 1572. $50
1061. TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases of Texas. No. 210. Shelby County, November, 1881–August 11, 1939. San Antonio: State-wide Records Indexing and Inventory Program, 1942. ix [1, blank] pp., 43 folios, map of Shelby and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers with black back strip. Very good.
Not in CBC. TC 1574. $15
1062. MCDANIEL, Marylou (comp.). God, Grass & Grit: History of the Sherman County Trade Area. Hereford: Pioneer Book, 1971. ix [1, blank], 429 [1, blank] pp., photographic and text illustrations. 4to, original teal pictorial cloth. Cloth lightly soiled, text browned, else very good.
First edition. TC 1575. TLH, p.68. $25
1063. ALBAUGH, William A. III. Tyler, Texas, C.S.A. Harrisburg: Stackpole, 1958.  235 pp., map, 8 plates. 8vo, original orange cloth. Boards lightly bumped, fore-edge with small stain, else very good in shelf-worn and discolored d.j.
First edition. CBC 4083. $15
1064. AUSTIN, Gladys Peter. Along the Century Trail (Early History of Tyler, Texas). Dallas: Avalon Press, 1946. 79 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original orange pictorial cloth. Cloth rubbed, endpapers and fore-edges foxed, else good. Signed by author.
First edition. CBC 4085. $50
1065. AUSTIN, Gladys Peter. Along the Century Trail (Early History of Tyler, Texas). Dallas: Avalon Press, 1946. Another copy, wrappers issue. 8vo, original white and blue pictorial wrappers. Shelf wear and staining to wrappers, else very good. Signed by author.
First edition. CBC 4085. $55
1066. AUSTIN, Gladys Peter. Along the Century Trail (Early History of Tyler, Texas). Another copy, unsigned. Wraps lightly browned and worn, tiny spot to top edge, otherwise near fine. $40
1067. CROSS, Joe. Sharp Top School: A Reminiscent Story Tersely Told. Dallas: Turner, 1937.  62 pp., frontispiece of school floor plan, pictorial endpapers. 12mo, half maroon cloth over brown cloth. Spine rubbed, fore-edges foxed, else near fine.
Not in CBC. $65
1068. DAVIS, E.E & F.J. Adams. A Study of Rural Schools in Smith County, Texas. Austin: University of Texas, 1923. 107 [1, blank] pp., maps, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original beige printed wrappers. Other than chipping to wrappers, a very good copy in original mailing envelope.
University of Texas Bulletin, No. 2339, October 15, 1923. Not in CBC. $35
1069. WOLDERT, Albert. A History of Tyler and Smith County, Texas. San Antonio: Naylor, 1948. xi [1, blank], 165 pp., frontispiece of author, 8 plates (mostly photographic). 8vo, original blue cloth. Fine in lightly abraded d.j.
First edition. CBC 4108. TC 1578. TLH, p.68. $50
1070. MARTIN, Elna, A.B. Glen Rose and Geo. P. Snyder: A Texas Town, the American Coue. Dallas: Bradford Printing, 1927. ix [1, blank], 150 pp., frontispiece, numerous plates. 12mo, original blue gilt cloth. Binding rubbed, shelf-slanted, fore-edges foxed, else good.
Not in CBC. $125
1071. NUNN, W.C. Somervell: Story of a Texas County. Ft. Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1975. x, 258 pp., endpaper maps, frontispiece, numerous photographic illustrations. 8vo, original grey cloth. Corners bumped, fore-edges foxed, else very good in lightly chipped pictorial d.j.
First edition. TC 1586. TLH, p.69. $30
1072. Texas Historical Records Survey. Inventory of the County Archives of Texas. No. 213. Somervell County (Glen Rose). San Antonio: Texas Historical Records Survey, 1940.  63 [1, blank] pp., map of Somervell and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Light wear to fore-edges. Very good.
CBC 4114. $15
1073. HANNA, Betty Elliot. Doodle Bugs and Cactus Berries: A Historical Sketch of Stephens County. [Wichita Falls]: Nortex, 1976. ix  143  pp., photographic illustrations, map, illustrated endpapers. 8mo, original maroon cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Light foxing to fore-edges, else fine in shelf-worn, sunned and price-clipped d.j.
First edition. TC 1591. TLH, p.69. $55
1074. [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Map of Stephens County Texas. [below title and scale] I, W.C. Walsh, Commissioner Genl Land Office do certify that this map of Stephens County is a true and correct copy of the map now in use in this Office, compiled from official data [upper left] Lithographed by August Gast & CoS New Process. St. Louis [above map image to right] Copyright 1879. W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of Genl Land Office of the State of Texas. St. Louis: Gast, 1879. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, overall sheet size: 58.3 x 46.3 cm. Surface of map sheet with insect damage and a few spots and small tears. $325
1075. DANIELS, Beverly (ed.). Milling Around Sterling County: A History of Sterling County. Canyon: Staked Plains Press, 1976.  382 pp., photographic illustrations, photographic endpapers. 4to, original green cloth decorated in gilt. Cloth soiled, spine bumped, foxing to half-title, else very good.
First edition. TC 1595. TLH, p.69. $85
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