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1 Abernethy, Francis E. edited By Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore
Austin, TX The Encino Press 1972 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Snyder, James R. 
viii, [2], 151 pp, red buckram covered boards w/black lettering, tan dj w/black-brown lettering w/black-and-white illustrated front & rear panels. Illustrated w/black and white photographs and with line drawings by James R. Snyder. A collection of fourteen essays on Texas folklore folk life by well-known folklorists, including J. Fank Dobie, Mody C. Boatright, William A. Owens, C. L.Sonnichsen, and Abernethy. some of the old ways- customs - still practiced in Texas. It is a practical way of dealing with problems of survival and coping with nature and people. Whaley - #92 
Price: 21.25 USD
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2 Abernethy, Francis E. edited By Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore
Austin, TX Encino Press 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 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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3 Abernethy, Francis E. edited By Tales from the Big Thicket
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1980 6th Printing Hard Cover Good + Good+ Photos & Maps 
xii, 244 pp, green linen boards, dj brown-blk w/pictorial front. The book contains a collection of essays portraying the Big Thicket & its people, as characterized in the past and in the present. Gives a background history of the area, & brief survey of the geological conditions which created it. Mostly however it is anecdotes & tales which introduce the reader to the people & the land. prev owners names on the front free endpaper, dj missing chip at top of the spine 1/2" x 1", slight cocking to the book. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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4 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 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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5 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 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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