London: Printed by S. and R. Bentley, Dorset Street, Fleet Street, 1828. First Editiion. One of the most... Read More about Mexico in 1827
Seguin, TX: Smith & Moore, 1896. First edition, first issue. Autobiography of one of the most famous Texas outlaws. In the first issue, a woodcut of Hardin's brother, Joe, appears on page three, misidentified as John Wesley Hardin; in later issues, a full-page portrait of Hardin has been inserted in..... Read More about The Life of John Wesley Hardin, From The Original Manuscript, as Written by Himself
[N.d., ca. 1898-1901]. Published in Ainslee's Magazine for December 1905; collected in Whirligigs (1910) under the title “Blind Man's Holiday”. A superb and substantial autograph manuscript of an early short story by pharmacist, newspaperman, and author O. Henry (William Sydney Porter, 1862–1910), written while he was in prison.The story, set..... Read More about A Medley of Moods. Author’s Autograph Manuscript, signed on the first leaf: “By Sydney Porter”
[Lockhart, Alabama: Jackson Lumber Co, 1916. One of 1500 copies. Scenes of the long-leaf pine forests and limbering operations of the Jackson Lumber Co., with a striking map juxtaposing the New York metropolitan area with the company’s extensive land holdings. Read More about In the Heart of the Long Leaf Pine. A Few Random Sketches about Lockhart, Ala., 1916
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. First edition. Inscribed. With an inscription from the author Lady Bird Johnson on the half-title: "For Jane [Engelhard] with love and so many happy memories Lady Bird May 14, 1972.Jane and Charles Engelhard of Far Hills, New Jersey, were steadfast friends of the..... Read More about A White House Diary
[N.p., Fort Worth?]: 1961. On Safari with Jimmy Stewart. Abundantly illustrated and clearly written journal of a safari in Kenya and Tanganyika, June and July 1961, Fran and Bess Johnson and their friends Jimmy Stewart and his wife Gloria. Trophies included elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, oryx, zebra, and gazelle. Read More about Safari Diary, Africa 1961
Washington, D.C: House of Representaives, 1976, 1977, 1978. The last letter discusses her leaving Congress. Read More about 3 TLSs. To Congressman Seymour Halpern
New York: Harper, 1844. First edition. The Santa Fe Expedition. The best account of the ill-fated invasion of New Mexico in 1841. Kendall, founder of the New Orleans Picayune, heard of the expedition and joined Texans in their attempt to extend the border of Texas to the Rio Grande. The..... Read More about Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour through Texas,...
Holbrook, Arizona Territory: July 14, 1890. The Aztec Land & Cattle Company was a cattle company that operated in northern Arizona Territory between 1884 and 1902. In its heydey, the Aztec Company was the third largest cattle company in the United States, with a range spanning over 2,000,000 acres from..... Read More about A.L.S. To E.(dward) W. Kinsley, Esq. Boston, Mass
New Orleans: J. O. Nixon, State Printer, 1866. New Orleans Banking. Financial Status following the war. The Board of Currency issuing their financial report with the status of funds, gold and cotton. Read More about Report of the Board of Currency to the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana. January 1866
London: John Murray, 1849. First Edition. In September of 1845 Lyell returned to America, and after a trip to Maine and the mountains of New Hampshire, travelled extensively through the South. He stayed for two weeks on a Georgia plantation on the Altamaha River, crossed that state partly by handcar..... Read More about A Second Visit to the United States of North America…in Two Volumes
Phoenix, Arizona: Heritage Publishers, Inc, . First edition. History of this private sporting club established by Eugene and Rhoda Rennard, on a 153 acre parcel, "mostly woods", with two miles of river frontage on the Huron River, in Oakland county, Michigan, in 1923. Read More about Huron River Hunting and Fishing Club Celebrates Seventy-five Years
New York: Henrt Schuman, . First Edition. INSCRIBED. Inscribed on the half-title "To Philip B. Weld wiuth the Artist & Author's best wishes Merritt Mauzey."Billy grew up in West Texas cotton country. Read More about Cotton-Farm Boy. Introduction by Luise Putcamp, Jr
New York: Random House, . First edition, signed by the author on an inserted leaf, with his chop. Presentation binding, signed by the author. Produced in a very small number of copies and not recorded in Groseclose’s comprehensive bibliography. Read More about Texas
El Paso, Texas: Carl Herzog, 1962. Lea, Tom. First edition thus. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ARTIST & PUBLISHER. Read More about Forty Years at El Paso 1858-1898...Introduction and Notes by Rex Strickland
St Louis: Mississippi River Improvement Committee of the Merchant's Exchange of St. Louis, . First edition thus. Read More about Improvement of the Mississippi River. an Address Delivered at St. Louis, January 26, 1884, and...
Dallas, Texas: The Kaleidoscope Publishers, 1930. First edition. Inscribed. Read More about Locoed and Other Poems
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1864. Third edition, after the first of 1859, revised and enlarged with considerably more material. Includes lengthy sections on the mines of the area. "...the second and third editions contain new material concerning mining developments" - Wagner-Camp. Read More about Arizona and Sonora: The Geography, History, and Resources of the Silver Region of North America
Cincinnati: Elm Street Printing Co., 176 & 178 Elm Street, 1871. Second edition. Read More about Five Years in Texas or What You Did Not Hear During the War From January 1861 to January 1866 A...
Austin: University of Texas Press, . Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. Editor's Copy, with His Bookplate. This beautifully illustrated and definitive work on the birds of Texas, compiled by Harry C. Oberholser (1870-1963) and illustrated from the 1901 watercolors by Fuertes, was edited by Edgar B. Kincaid, Jr., nephew of the celebrated..... Read More about The Bird Life of Texas … Edited, with distribution maps and additional material by Edgar B....
Austin: University of Texas Press, . Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. The beautifully illustrated and definitive work on the birds of Texas, compiled by Harry C. Oberholser (1870-1963) and illustrated from the 1901 watercolors by Fuertes. Read More about The Bird Life of Texas … Edited, with distribution maps and additional material by Edgar B....
New York: February 15 1925. Reading in part: "Many thanks for your interest in my career. It's greatly appreciated … you are indeed very sweet."Born in San Antonio, Texas, operatic tenor, Rafaelo Diaz (183-1943), was known as the “Lone Star Tenor of the Lone Star State." Praised for the depth..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "Rafaelo" (Rafaelo Diaz
Little Rock: Johnson & Yerkes, 1858. First edition. Interesting early color Arkansas views. According to McGrath, five of the plates were prepared with no fewer than three tinting stones in addition to the key stone. The exceptionally beautiful plates include: "Sugar Loaf Mountain of Searcy County," "Calico Rock on White..... Read More about First Report of a Geological Reconnaissance of the Northern Counties of Arkansas, Made during the...
New York: The Derrydale Press, Christmas, 1928. First Edition, number 7 of 100 copies. "On June 19th, 1916, the National Guard was called into Active Service with the prospect of being sent into Mexico. I was...a member...in the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry." This copy has bookstamp of George C...... Read More about War without Fighting
Concord, N.H: William White. Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey, 1836. Second (and best) edition. Written on the eve of the Texas Revolution, Parker's account of his travels there is greatly valued as of the earliest accounts of Texas written in English. The son of a prominent New Hampshire Senator, Parker was..... Read More about Trip to the West and Texas. Comprising a Journey of Eight Thousand Miles, through New-York,...
An excellent sentiment from 1954 Nobel laureate in chemistry Linus Pauling (who was later awarded the Nobel Peace Prize) to photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt.Sam Rayburn (1882-1961) was a Democratic congressman from Texas, 1913-1961; he was Speaker of the U.S. House for three stretches during his incumbency, 1940-1947, 1949-1953, 1955-1961 and died..... Read More about Autograph Note, Signed “To my fellow scientist Alfred Eisenstaedt Linus Pauling 12 November...