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RATTLESNAKES.

By: Dobie, J.Frank.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1965

Inventory Number: 027249

Condition: Fine


D.j., 201 pp. A collection of 23 articles by Dobie on the notorious American character of the rattlesnake. Later printing View more info

GRASS. Christmas Card.

By: Fugate, Francis & Roberta.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: El Paso, Carl Hertzog:

Inventory Number: 008691

Condition: Fine


Folded 8 x 10" christmas card with illus. of Grass on front and qoute from John James Ingalls inside. View more info

THIS IS THREE FORKS COUNTRY.

By: Harris, Phil.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Muskogee, Hoffman Printing: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017738

Condition: Very Good


74 pp., photos. A collection of tales of History, Adventure, Romance and Legend of Eastern Oklahoma. Articles on Sequoyah with photos of John Ross & Sequoyah's house; Belle Starr; the Youngers; Sam Houston; George Catlin; Fort Gibson; Battle of Honey Springs; more View more info

TIRE SHRINKER TO DRAGSTER.

By: Hudson, Wilson M.,ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 028350

Condition: Fine


D.j., 248 pp., index. Tx. Folklore Soc. Vol. XXXIV. Designed by William Witliff. Texas folklore---articles from The Tire Shrinker, The Folksay of the Drag Strip to Irish storytelling, the penny dreadful, treasure tales, etc. View more info

SO, INDIAN LEGEND ABOUT THE BLUE BONNET.

By: LaVanture, Pauline.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1941

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026346

Condition: Very Good


D.j. (clipped, edges tanned), (22) pp. Illus. by author. A nice children's book. View more info

ADVENTURES WITH A TEXAS HUMANIST.

By: Lee, James Ward.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ft.Worth, TCU: 2004

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017307

Condition: Fine


284 pp., index. INSCRIBED. Lee's landmark book brings together his strengths as a literary & cultural critic, a folklorist, and a humorist. View more info

MYTHS & FOLKTALES OF THE ALABAMA-COUSHATTA INDIANS OF TEXAS.

By: Martin, Howard N.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Austin, Encino Press: 1977

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 008328

Condition: Fine


114 pp., woodcut illus. by Barbara Whitehead on d.j. & title pp, index.. 46 stories collected in the 1930's by author from older members of tribe. View more info

A STOVE-UP COWBOY'S STORY.

By: McCauley, J.E.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Soc.: 1943

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 011043

Condition: Fine


73 pp., drawings by Tom Lea. Introd. by John Lomas. Design & typo. by Hertzog. McCauley, a tenant farmers son, stabbed a man, kissed his mother goodbye & headed West. Reese-SIX SCORE #75-"One of the most forceful & expressive autobiographies of the range country. McCauley lived hard." Ltd. 700c. View more info

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A STOVE-UP COWBOY'S STORY.

By: McCauley, J.E.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Soc.: 1943

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 001425

Condition: Very Good


73 pp., drawings by Tom Lea. D.j. chipped edges, some soil, darkened spine, name inside front cover. Design & typo. by Hertzog. McCauley, a tenant farmers son, stabbed a man, kissed his mother goodbye & headed West. Reese-SIX SCORE #75-"One of the most forceful & expressive autobiographies of the range country. McCauley lived hard." Ltd. 700c. View more info

THE WRITINGS OF J. FRANK DOBIE. A Bibliography.

By: McVicker, Mary L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lawton, Museum of the Great Plains: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017445

Condition: Fine


258 pp., frontis., photo, illus., index. First trade edition. Only complete bibliography of Dobie's works. View more info

THE TEXAS MONTHY, Aug. 1929

By: Molyneaux, Peter, Ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas Monthy Inc.: 1929

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025596

Condition: Very Good


Orange paper covers, 144 pp. Contains: Van Demark-The Man Who Tried to Steal an Empire-James Addison Reavis or Prince Reavis; Scarborough-Snake Medicine-An Account of Col. Crimmins' Work to Provide a Snake-bite Serum; Boatright-"Pizenous Windies"-Some Tall Tales About Rattlesnakes...; Turbiville-Llano Days in Retrospect-More Chapters from Oldtimer's Experiences in Early Cow Country. View more info

TEXAS FOLK SONGS.

By: Owens, William A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Soc.: 1950

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025817

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 302 pp. Words, music, index. Name on title page. Musical arrangements by Willa Mae Kelly Koehn. Probably the best book on the subject. Tx. Folklore Soc. Vol. XXIII. View more info

A WORD-LIST FROM EAST ALABAMA. Bulletin #123 of the Univ. Of Texas.

By: Payne, Leonidas W., Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Tx.: 1909

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027680

Condition: Very Good


Black pebbled cloth w/wrappers bound in, pp. 279-391. 3 pp. prefactory note. This is the first edition of the reprint from the complete Bulletin. A list of the colloquial or dialect words of the locality especially related to Texas. View more info

SCURRY COUNTY STYLE. Stories from below the Cap Rock and beyond.

By: Payne, Viola M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 010699

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clipped), 189 pp. Nineteen stories of people and events in the arid land of West Texas. View more info

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SCURRY COUNTY STYLE. Stories from below the Cap Rock and beyond.

By: Payne, Viola M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016451

Condition: Fine


D.j., 189 pp. Nineteen stories of people and events in the arid land of West Texas. View more info

THE LOBLOLLY BOOK.

By: Sitton, Thad, Ed. By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Monthly Press: 1983

Edition: 2nd Prtg.,

Inventory Number: 020615

Condition: Very Good


Stiff green paper covers w/white lettering, 250 pp., some photos. Water witching, wild hog hunting, home remedies, Grandma's moral tales & other affairs of Plain Texas Living. Folktales, reminiscences, & oral history giving us a sense of old-time Texas. View more info

LEGENDS OF WICHITA COUNTY

By: Smedley, Betty

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Tx. Folklore Soc.: 1930

Inventory Number: 026541

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 7 pp. Reprinted from Tx. Folklore Soc. Vol. VIII, 1930. Author met Belas Carter while living in Wichita Falls and he told her a story of treasure in Wichita County. Also contains other stories. She wrote this story and read it at TFS meeting. View more info

AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SPANISH FOLKLORE IN NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHERN COLORADO.

By: Tully, Marjorie F. & Juan B. Rael.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, U. Of N. M. Press: 1950

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026685

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers, 124 pp., subject index. Univ. of New Mexico Publications in Language & Literature, No. 3. View more info

GREAT TEXAS CHRISTMAS LEGENDS.

By: Zeplin, Zeno.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wimberley, Nel-Mar Enterprises: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025741

Condition: Fine


Stiff red paper covers, 121 pp., illus. Five Texas Christmas Legends--The Elf's Cap, The Charge of the Elf's Brigade, Whee-Who The Whistle, Feathers and Bells, and The Great Christmas Turnabout. View more info

SECRETS OF SILVER VALLEY.

By: Zeplin, Zeno.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wimberley, Nel-Mar Enterprises: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027986

Condition: Fine


Stiff green paper covers, 86 pp. SIGNED. A Christmas story. View more info