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SOUTHWEST REVIEW, Fall 1945

By: (Southwest Review)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas, SMU: 1945

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019111

Condition: Very Good


Contains: Rister-When Camels Came to Texas; DeGolyer-Anthony F. Lucas and Spindletop; Barker- Pity the Poor President; Gipson-Hound Dog Men Are Born; and many other interesting articles. View more info

SOUTHWEST REVIEW Summer 1929

By: (Southwest Review)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas, SMU: 1929

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025517

Condition: Very Good


Vol. XIV, No.4- pp. 382-500. Samuel Geiser-Naturalists of the Frontier III Gustaf Wilhelm Belfrage; Mody Boatright-The Genius of Pecos Bill; Gamaliel Bradford-Mademoiselle de Lespinasse; & more. View more info

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BETWEEN THE CRACKS OF HISTORY. Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore.

By: Abernethy, Francis E., ed. By.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denton, U. Of N. Tx.: 1997

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017211

Condition: Fine


284 pp., illus. by Cynthia Fisher, index. SIGNED by Abernethy. Publications of the Tx. Folklore Soc. LV. View more info

FOLK ART IN TEXAS.

By: Abernethy, Francis Edw., ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, SMU: 1985

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 006069

Condition: Fine


Tx. Folklore Soc. XLV.204 pp., photos (some in color), index. Everything from tatoos to murals to spurs to low riders & more. View more info

THAT SPOTTED SOW & Other Hill Country Ballads.

By: Ashley, Carlos.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Steck Co.: 1949

Inventory Number: 026956

Condition: Fine


D.j., 63 pp., illus. by H.D. Bugbee. Foreword by Dr. Rebecca W. Smith. A collection of Ashley's best known & best loved poems, with a number of new ballads. View more info

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"AND OTHER NEIGHBORLY NAME". Social Process and Cultural Image in Texas Folklore.

By: Bauman, Richard & Roger D. Abrahams, Edited By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1981

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016700

Condition: Fine


321 pp., illus. D.j. spine faded. A collection of essays on various aspects of folk tradition in Texas: the corrido, conjunto music, rodeo traditions, fisherman's stories, etc. View more info

WELL, HE WANTED TO KNOW AND I KNEW SO I TOLD HIM

By: Brett, Bill.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Bluestem Press: 1972

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025657

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper cover, 39 pp., illus. East Texas Cowboys, farmers, and hunters by a fine folklore writer. Sketch of Brett as frontis SIGNED by Brett. View more info

TREASURE OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS. Tales & Traditions of the Spanish Southwest.

By: Campa, Arthur L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, U. of Ok. Press: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 005430

Condition: Near Fine


223 pp., map, illus. by Joe Beeler, index. Price clipped, name on fly. Excellent work on Spanish southwest folklore and tales. View more info

THEY SANG FOR HORSES. The Impact of the Horse on Navajo & Apache Folklore.

By: Clark, LaVerne Harrell.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tucson, U. Of Arizona Press: 1966

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 004196

Condition: Fine


Illus. by Ted DeGrazia, index. Has several color reproductions of paintings by Indian artists. Beautiful book. View more info

THE PRAIRIE DOG LAWYER.

By: Coombes, Charles F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dallas, Tx. Folklore Soc. & Univ. Press: 1945

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027930

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 287 pp., index. Foreword by Amon Carter. Judge Coombes' stories of 50 years of practice with frontier lawyers including Temple Houston, Jim Browning & many others, who were a different breed.. View more info

JUAN OSO. Bear Nights in Mexico.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dallas, Southwest Review: 1933

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018872

Condition: Near Fine


Southwest Review, Autumn, 1933, pp. 34-64. Also contains Edwin A. Davis-A LOUISIANA VOLUNTEER; H.A. Trexler-THE CONFEDERATE NAVY AND THE FALL OF NEW ORLEANS; and others. View more info

CHARM IN MEXICAN FOLKTALES

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Soc.: 1951

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024510

Condition: Fine


Paper covers, 8 pp. First separate printing from Texas Folklore Soc. Pub. XXIV-"The Healer of Los Olmos & Other Mexican Lore". Sent as A Christmas Remembrance, Bertha and Frank Dobie, 1951. View more info

THE VOICE OF THE COYOTE.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Co.: 1950

Edition: 1st. British Ed.

Inventory Number: 026319

Condition: Fine


D.j. (clippped, worn), 386 pp., many illus., notes. Dobie spent 30 years collecting information for this book. He not only gives the history of the coyote, but also writes about how it exists in human imagination. Last 50 pp. are Tales of Don Coyote. Herd #703. View more info

JUAN OSO. Bear Nights in Mexico.

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dallas, Southwest Review: 1933

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018938

Condition: Near Fine


Southwest Review, Autumn, 1933, pp. 34-64. Also contains Edwin A. Davis-A LOUISIANA VOLUNTEER; H.A. Trexler-THE CONFEDERATE NAVY AND THE FALL OF NEW ORLEANS; and others. View more info

MAN, BIRD AND BEAST

By: Dobie, J. Frank, Ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Soc.: 1930

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027079

Condition: Very Good


Stiff paper (spine faded), Ike Moore bookplate,185 pp., index. Texas Folklore Society Volume VIII. Early Texas folklore--Ranch Remedios, Legends of Wichita County, Jesse Holmes-the "Fool-Killer", more. View more info

PURO MEXICANO.

By: Dobie, J Frank, ed..

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folk-Lore Soc.: 1935

Edition: 1st. Edition

Inventory Number: 005552

Condition: Near Fine


The cream of a large collection of Mexican folklore. View more info

STRAIGHT TEXAS. Publications Of The Texas Folk-Lore Society

By: Dobie, J. Frank & Boatright, Mody C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Society: 1937

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 011930

Condition: Very Good


348 pp., index. Collection of Stories about Texas by numerous well known Texas authors. Previous owner's name on front fly. View more info

STRAIGHT TEXAS. Publications Of The Texas Folk-Lore Society

By: Dobie, J. Frank & Boatright, Mody C., Ed. By.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Folklore Society: 1984

Inventory Number: 025228

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth, 348 pp., index. Collection of Stories about Texas by numerous well known Texas authors. Very nice. View more info

SOUTHWESTERN LORE.

By: Dobie, J. Frank.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, SMU: 1965

Inventory Number: 023761

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, 198 pp., index. Facsimile reprint of Texas Folklore Society Pub. # IX, 1931. View more info

THE MEZCLA MAN.

By: Dobie, J.Frank.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: El Paso, Carl Hertzog: 1954

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024516

Condition: Fine


Tan paper covers with adobe brick design, 11 pp., illus. by Cisneros. Designed & printed by Hertzog. Lowman #89. A Christmas greeting using a story from On The Open Range sent by Berthas & Frank Dobie in 1954. Perhaps the finest of Dobie's Christmas greetings. View more info