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1 Proceedings : upon the trial of the action brought by Mary Elizabeth Smith against the right Hon. The Earl Ferrers
London, England William Pickering 1846 Quarter-Leather HB Very Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
412 pp, (20 pp), w/blu-blk marbled boards. Action against the Right Hon. Washington Sewallis Shirley Earl Ferrers for breach of promise of marriage. Damages laid at 20,000 pounds before Mr. Justice Wightman and a special jury. new endpapers, one ffep has small chips along edges, book has been professionally rebound quarter leather. 
Price: 250.75 USD
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2 "Brazos" w/intro by Hardin, Stephen L. Texas Ranger Biographies : Those Who Served 1910 - 1921
Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press 2009 0826347487 / 9780826347480 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
xx, 434 pp, dark brown cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on spine and stamped silver star on the front panel, glossy light & dark brown dj w/black-and-white pictorial spine & front panel. The book provides brief biographies of the Texas Rangers that served from 1910 to 1921. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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3 "Buckskin Sam" - Hall, Major Sam S. BIG FOOT WALLACE : The King of the Lariat: or, Wild Wolf, The Waco
Austin, TX Steck-Vaughn Company 1965 Facsimile Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Illustrated 
30 pp, white-black boards w/color pictorial front, w/clear mylar jacket, black & white illustrations w/color illustrations also. Facsimile reproduction of the September 20, 1882 edition, of Beadle's Dime Novel about Big Foot Wallace. There is evidence that Bucksin Sam's stories about Big Foot Wallace may have been embellished with his imagination because the writer was interested primarily in writing a story that had appeal to Beadle and Adams' clientele. clear mylar dj has two inch tear top front corner. 
Price: 21.04 USD
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4 - Kay Thompson's the Absolutely Essential Eloise w/scrapbook Written by Marie Brenner
New York, NY Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1999 0689827032 / 9780689827037 6th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Knight, Hilary 
65, (2), (18), glossy white-pink-yellow-black color illustrated boards w/glossy-pink-white-black dj w/bring silver on front & rear panel. The book has the original Eloise story & pictures and in the back of it threr are sketches that nobody has seen before by Mr. Hilary Knight and photographs of Miss Kay Thompson when she was young and fabulouis rawther like Eloise and absolutely loads of information that you simply cawn't cawn't cawn't get anywhere else. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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5 1st Armored Division Map History of the 1st Armored Division
1st Armored Division 1945 Sheet Very Good+ No Jacket 22" x 29" Map 
1 map in color, one side shows the campaign in Africa from Nov. '41 - May '43. The other side is the campaign in Italy from Sept '43 - may '45. The map shows the division routes of advance in blue & green, the enemy lines & counter-attacks in red, with roads in black. Each side has nine paragraphs descibing the action at that point. The Italian side tells the number of prisoners captured in Africa & in Italy, number of vehicles destroyed, and the different units that made up the 1st Armored Division. The map has been folded in half three times for final dimensions of 7-1/4" x11", several small stains along one edge.. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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6 1st Battalion, 15th Artillery 1st Battalion 15th Artillery
Baton Rouge, LA Army and Navy Publishing Company, Inc. 1963 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
unpaginated, maroon cloth covered boards w/yel-silver emblems on the front cover, color illustrated endpapers. The 15th Artillery was organized in 1917 in Syracuse, New York. In the 1940's they supported the fires of the Division throughout Germany. In 1950 the 15th was sent to Korea. It had the motto of "Second to None" in the two world wars. They were also known as the Indianhead warriors. It was part of the 2nd Infantry Division. First two page missing the upper front corner, all of the text is present, worn on the bottom rear edgen 1-1/2". 
Price: 59.50 USD
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7 75th Anniversary Committee A. and M. College of Texas, Illustrated 75th Anniversary : the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas
College Station, TX Texas A & M University Press 1950 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good+ No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Illustrated 
unpaginated, maroon SC wraps w/leather pattern, w/gilt-maroon label on front cover. A 36 page booklet commemorating the the 75th Anniversary of Texas A&M. Contains a brief history of Texas A&M along with the services they provide. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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8 A.L.O.C. The Story of a Dark Plot or Tyranny on the Frontier
Boston, MA The Warren Press 1903 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Photos 
198 pp, maroon cloth boards w/gilt letters. The book is about temperance in Eastern Canada. Volume about an assault on W.W. Smith a temperance worker in Province of Quebec. W.W. Smith was engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in Brome County. slight wear top & bottom of the spine, corners slight wear, prev owner's name on ffep 
Price: 14.88 USD
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9 Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Walton, Anthony Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII'S Forgotten Heroes
New York, NY Broadway Books 2004 0385503385 / 9780385503389 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Book Club Edition 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
xv, 302 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white dj w/pictorial front, spine & back panels. The book recounts the story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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10 Abercrombie, Captain W. R. Alaska, 1899, Copper River Exploring Expedition
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1900 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Map 
169 pp, 168 plates, map, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine and blind stamped deco on the front & rear boards. The expedition report covers the construciton work on the trans-Alaskan military road and explorations in the Chettyna Valley during 1899. 
Price: 65.88 USD
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11 Abernethy, Francis E. edited By Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore
Austin, TX The Encino Press 1972 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo 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 foruteen 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: 36.98 USD
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12 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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13 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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14 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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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 Abernethy, Francis Edward & Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler Corners of Texas
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 1993 0929398572 / 9780929398570 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Illustrated 
xxiv, 295 pp, wht cloth coveredboards w/red lettering on the spine, dj blu w/wht-red lettering w/star on front of the dj. Publication of the Texas Folklore Society, volume LII. Book begins w/special section about the history of soceity itself and its "sainted elders." Collection of essays about texas history & folklore. The best of the Societies papers over the past three years are presented. 
Price: 16.11 USD
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19 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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20 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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