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Author Name    Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Title   Texas Toys and Games

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   2nd Edition

Size   Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Publisher   Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 1997

ISBN Number    1574410377 / 9781574410372

Illustrator   Abernethy, Francis and Clark, Barbara and Whitehead, Barbara

Inscription   Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID   030380

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.

TEXAS FOLKLORE TEXANA GAMES AMERICANA HISTORY SOUTHWEST

Price = 17.85 USD



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