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
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.
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