* Bill Wittliff's copies of three hardcover books: the 1964 first edition of Andy Adams: His Life and Writings by Wilson M. Hudson, published by Southern Methodist University Press (Dallas, Texas), with dust jacket; the 1970 first edition of Cowpokes, Nesters & So Forth by Judge Orland L. Sims, published by The Encino Press: Austin (Texas), with dust jacket; the 1967 first edition of Cow Camps & Cattle Heards, by John A. Lomax, with illustrations by Bill Wittliff, published by The Encino Press: 1902 Arthur Lane (Austin, Texas), with dust jacket, signed by the author, copy 41 of 750 specially designed copies. (estimate $200- $400)
* Bill Wittliff's vintage Gustav Stickley oak work desk, with oversize top, above two drawers with ring pulls, rising on stretchered block legs, with metal accents, used by Wittliff for many notable works, including books and screenplays, with a timeline hand-carved into the table by him, including Raggedy Man, Night in Old Mexico, and Barbarosa (estimate: $800 – $1,500).
Day two of the weekend auction will include Texas and Western cowboy artifacts, rustic furniture, original art, Southwestern jewelry, exotic taxidermy, Native American artifacts, firearms and knives, primitives, and decor, from several Texas estates and featuring pieces from a historic home in New Braunfels, early general store items from a Castle Hills collection, a large collection of bronzes from a Prosper, Texas estate, primitives from the estate of Nancy Kendall of Blanco, and rustic furniture and taxidermy from the estate of John Klauss in Boerne. More than 700 lots in all.