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1 Abernethy, Francis E. edited By Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore
Austin, TX Encino Press 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Snider, James R. 
151 pp, (3), red cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, tan-orange-black dj w/illustration of black wagon on front. This is number xxxvii of the publications of the Texas Folklore Society. It is a collection of fourteen essays on Texas folklore and folk life. It contains articles by Mody Boatright , Ronnie Tyler, and others. 
Price: 18.70 USD
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2 Abernethy, Francis E. edited By Texas Toys and Games
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 1997 1574410377 / 9781574410372 2nd Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Abernethy, Francis and Clark, Barbara and Whitehead, Barbara Signed by Illustrator
253 pp, tan SC wraps w/green-red lettering w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the cover & title page illustrator. Book by the Texas Folklore Society devoted to games, toys, jump-rope rhymes, play-party games and other pastimes that kids had to invent for themselves. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials and the folk games encompass guessing, gambling, and counting out games; physically competitive games of chase, tag, & mock combat; skill games using sticks, stones, marbles, tops, & knikves; variations of baseball, basketball, and football; and rhythmic clapping, rope-jumping, and dance-like games. 
Price: 17.85 USD
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3 Abernethy, Francis E. edited By Texas Toys and Games
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 1997 1574410377 / 9781574410372 2nd Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Abernethy, Francis and Clark, Barbara and Whitehead, Barbara Signed by Illustrator
253 pp, tan SC wraps w/green-red lettering w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the cover & title page illustrator. Book by the Texas Folklore Society devoted to games, toys, jump-rope rhymes, play-party games and other pastimes that kids had to invent for themselves. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials and the folk games encompass guessing, gambling, and counting out games; physically competitive games of chase, tag, & mock combat; skill games using sticks, stones, marbles, tops, & knikves; variations of baseball, basketball, and football; and rhythmic clapping, rope-jumping, and dance-like games. 
Price: 17.85 USD
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4 Abernethy, Francis Edward Folk Art in Texas
Dallas, TX Southern Methodist University Press 1985 0870742108 / 9780870742101 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
204 pp, quarterbound w/brown cloth covered boards w/green cloth covered spine, dj brown-green-blu w/color illustrated front panel & color pictorial rear panel, spine brown w/wht lettering. This is the forty-fifth publication of the Texa Folklore Society and contains twenty-eight essays. The book contains examples of yard art, tail fins, grave decorations, murals, tattoos, cowboy hats, saddles, quilts, tatting, wood carvings, and other examples of folk art. dj rubbed to edges w/small tears on the corners of the dj. 
Price: 41.23 USD
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5 Abernethy, Francis Edward Sonovagun Stew : a Folklore Miscellany
Dallas, TX Southern Methodist University Press 1985 0870742116 / 9780870742118 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Illustrations 
171 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/brown pictorial front panel. This is number XLVI from the publicaitons of The Texas Folklore Society and contains fifteen essays. It has "The Cowboys' Christmas Ball" the Historicity of a cowboy Ballad, Three Corridos of the Big Bend, Cowboy and Gaucho Songs: a comparison, The Old-Time Cowboy inside out and others. Some of the authors are: John Graves, Charles Townsend, Elton Miles, Connie Ricci, Lawrence Clayton, Al Lowman, Joe Graham, Ernest Speck, Thad Sitton and others. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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6 Abernethy, Francis Edward The Bounty of Texas - Texas Folklore Society Publication XLIX
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 1990 0929398149 / 9780929398143 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
(8), 232 pp, white cloth boards w/dark blu cloth covered spine w/white lettering, dj blue-white w/black-and-white pictorial fornt panel. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society XLIX. The book contains reminiscences of the author in collecting folklore from the Southwest. It contains essays by J. Frank Dobie, Elmer Kelton, Joyce Roach, Robert Flynn, Paul Patterson, Kenneth Davis and others about their work and their home towns. 
Price: 18.49 USD
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7 Abernethy, Francis Edward & Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Vick, Frances B. The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 2003 1574411683 / 9781574411683 2nd Printing 'B' Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
xvi, 366 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy brown-light brown dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel and black-and-white rear panel. The book contains a collection of separate family legends. They are the stories of the old folks and the old times that are told among family when they father for funerals or Thanksgiving dinner. The stories are grouped by common topics, such as the Civil War; Brushes with Fame; Animals, Wild and Domestic; Ghosts and the Supernatural; Feuding adn Fighting: and Death and Burial. Some of the storytellers are James Lee, Robert Flynn, Archie McDonald, John Graves, Elmer Kelton, Frances Vick, Henry Wolff Jr., Thad Sitton, Patrick Mullen, Al Lowman, Jean Schnitz, Silva Brown and many others. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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8 Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L. Both Sides of the Border - a Scattering of Texas Folklore
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 2004 1574411845 / 9781574411843 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Illustrations 
xi, 304 pp, burnt-orange colored clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy brown-green-white dj w/pictorial front cover and text rear cover. Publication of the Texas Folklore Society LXI . The chapters are organized thematically, and include favorite storytellers like James WardLee, Thad Sitton, and Jerry Lincecum. The book is divided into four sections: Remembering our Ancestors, Texas-Mexican Folklore, Miscellaneous Memorabilia,and The Family Saga. Prev owners name stamped on ffep and address label on the pastedown of the front cover. 
Price: 24.23 USD
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9 Abernethy, Francis Edward and Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler The Texas Folklore Society 1943-1971 Volume II
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 1994 0929398785 / 9780929398785 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
vii, (1), 320 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, glossy color illustrated dj of bookshelves with books, photos, and other items. This volume includes the publishing history of the TFS books, anecdotes about the gatherings of the TFS, and tradiiton of the hootenanny at the TFS meetings. The book is divided into five chapters: Secretary-Editor Mody Boatright : 1943-1950, Some Problem Years : 1951-1956, Finishing the Fifties: 1957-1962, Wilson M. Hudon Takes Over: 1963-1967, and End of a Cycle: 1968-1971. 
Price: 21.04 USD
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10 Abernethy, Francis Edward and Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler Ass't Editor The Texas Folklore Society 1943-1971 Volume II
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 1994 0929398785 / 9780929398785 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
vii, 320 pp, red cloth boards w/black lettering, dj tan-brn-blk w/color pictorial wraparound. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society LIII. Book has the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society books, ancedotes about the gatherings of the Society & the emphasis on singing beginning at Society gatherings. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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11 Abrahams, Roger D. Deep down in the Jungle : Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia
Chicago, IL Aldine Publishing Company 1970 0202010929 / 9780202010922 Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
ix, 278 pp, black SC wraps w/black-grey-white illustrated front panel w/black-orange lettering on the front & rear panels & spine. This volulme broadcasts the voice of the urban black. It presents the oral folklore of the black ghetto and establishes its relationship to the lifestyle of black men who are its creators and spokesmen. some rubbing to the covers. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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12 Addison, Josephine w/foreword by Bellamy, David The Illustrated Plant Lore : A Unique Pot-Pourri of History, Folklore and Practical Advice
London, England Sidgwick & Jackson Limited 1986 0283991348 / 9780283991349 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Wise, Rosemary 
x, 326 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains listing of various plants with their common and botanical names along with information on how they received their name and some of the sues for the plants. 
Price: 15.94 USD
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13 Aesop Aesop's Fables
Boston, MA Halford Sauce Co. 1897 Reprint Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall Van Sichem, Carl 
Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 24mo - over 5" - 6" Tall. 32 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering. The booklet was advertisement for Halford Table Sauces and contain full translation of the Greek and Latin edition of Aesop's fables, published at Amsterdam, Holland in the year 1659. The illustrations are from the hands of Carl van Sichem, a celebrated engraver who flourished in the seventeenth century. The booklet contains 24 fables. slight tanning of pages. 
Price: 165.75 USD
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14 Aesop Aesop's Fables #706
New York, NY Wonder Books, Inc. 1958 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Seiden, Art 
unpaginated, glossy yel-red boards w/color pictorial front. Collection of eleven of Aesop's fables w/lesson at end of each fable. They include: The Fox and The Crow, The Milkmaid & her Pail, The ant and the grasshopper, the hare & the tortoise and others. exterior hinge starting to crack. 
Price: 11.01 USD
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15 Aesop The Aesop for Children
New York, NY Checkerboard Press 'E' Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Winter, Milo 
96 pp, glossy orange-black papercovered boards. 126 stories from Aesop tales. prev owner's wrote on ffep, 
Price: 21.21 USD
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16 Aesop The Aesop for Children
Chicago, IL Rand McNally & Co. 1960 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Winter, Milo 
80 pp, red cloth covered boards w/stamped yel lettering & illustration on the front cover. Collection of fables from Aesop with the moral at the end of the story. Some of the stories are : The Wolf and the Kid, The Frogs and the Ox, Belling the Cat, The Fox and the Grapes, The Plane Tree, The sheep and the Pig, The Oak and the Reeds, The Rat and the Elephant, The Two Goats, The Wolf and the Sheep, The Pacock, The Fox and the Lion, the Heron, The Mule, The Two Pots, Three Bullocks and a Lion, The Milkmaid and her Pail, The North Wind and the Sun, The Boy and the Nettle and many others. prev owner had wrote on several of the pages, missing bottom corner on page 42 two inch by five inch triangle. 
Price: 10.84 USD
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17 Aesop The Aesop for Children
New York, NY Barnes & Noble Books 1993 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Winter, Milo 
112 pp, green boards w/color pastedown on the front cover. Collection of fables from Aesop with the moral at the end of the story. Some of the stories are : The Wolf and the Kid, The Frogs and the Ox, Belling the Cat, The Fox and the Grapes, The Plane Tree, The sheep and the Pig, The Oak and the Reeds, The Rat and the Elephant, The Two Goats, The Wolf and the Sheep, The Pacock, The Fox and the Lion, the Heron, The Mule, The Two Pots, Three Bullocks and a Lion, The Milkmaid and her Pail, The North Wind and the Sun, The Boy and the Nettle and many others. 
Price: 7.86 USD
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18 Aesop & Leaf, Anne Sellers Aesop's Fables #819:100
Chicago, IL Rand McNally & Company 1959 'C' Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Leaf, Anne Sellers 
unpaginated, glossy wht-blu dj w/color illustrated front panel and endpapers. A Rand McNally Giant Book. A collection of the following twelve short tales, each with a moral: The Fox and The Grapes, The Boys and The Frogs, The Ants and The Grasshopper, The Fox and the Goat, The Dog and his Reflection, The Shepherd Boy and The Wolf, The Cat The Cock and The Young Mouse, The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, The Lion and The Mouse, The Hare and The Tortoise, The Goose and The Golden Egg, and The North Wind and The Sun. The book has the 30-90 code on the rear pastedown. prev owner wrote on the title page as a gift in Dec 1960. 
Price: 16.58 USD
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19 Aesop & translated by Gregory, Patrick and Justina, and selected by Levine, David The Fables of Aesop : The Greek Slave whose stories are told around the World
Boston, MA Gambit 1984 0876450745 / 9780876450741 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Devine, David 
ix, 103 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange title block on front & spine w/gilt lettering, dj wht w/orange-black lettering w/illustrated front panel & photo of author on back panel. David Levine has chosen fifty of his favorite fables from Aesop to illustrate each with a full-page drawing accompanied by fifty additonal fables. spine sunned, small chips at top & bottom of the spine. 
Price: 18.28 USD
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20 Aesop & translated by Gregory, Patrick and Justina, and selected by Levine, David The Fables of Aesop : The Greek Slave Whose Stories are Told Around the World
Boston, MA Gambit 1975 0876450745 / 9780876450741 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Fair Sm4to from 9" to 11" Levine, David 
ix, 103 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange title blocks w/brown lettering, dj tan w/black lettering on spine w/black-and-white illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The author chose fifty of his favorite fables and illustrated them and added another fifty to accompany those that were illustrated. fore edge some foxing, dj chipped at top & bottom of the spine & along bottom edge of the back panel, numerous small holes on the dj flap on inside. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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