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1 "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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2 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 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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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 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 Adair, A. Garland Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : August 1956
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1956 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
24 pp, wht SC wraps w/light blu-red pictorial front & rear panels. The booklet contains the following two articles: Texas Heritage Foundation National Metal Awarded to Mrs. O. H. Davenport and Uncrowned Heroes of the Texas Missions condensed by Adair from an article by Dudley G. Wooten. 
Price: 29.54 USD
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11 Adair, A. Garland Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : January 15, 1957
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1957 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
16 pp, wht SC wraps w/light blu-red pictorial front & rear panels. The booklet contains the following article: The Chief Executive of the Republic of Texas. Governors, 55th Legislature and 1957 Inaugural Committees. tear at bottom of the spine 
Price: 29.54 USD
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12 Adair, A. Garland Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : March 1957
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1957 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Illustrations 
pg 33 - 48, wht SC wraps w/light blu-red pictorial front & rear panels. The booklet contains the following articles: Texas' Most Precious Document, Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas Independence Day Organization, 59 delegates who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence, and Texas Capitols. 
Price: 29.54 USD
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13 Adair, A. Garland Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : March 1957
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1957 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
pg 17 - 32, wht SC wraps w/light blu-red pictorial front & rear panels. The booklet contains the following articles: Featuring a traced reproduction of the Texas Declaration of Independence from its original form, Savior of King's Highway honored in her Home Town, and Award is given to Perry. 
Price: 29.54 USD
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14 Adair, A. Garland Texas Heritage
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc. 1959 2nd Printing Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
48 pp, white SC wraps w/black lettering on the front. The booklet features the fifty-nine delegates who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and pictures of the Capitols of the Lone Star Republic and the State of Texas. small chips along bottom edge of the back cover. 
Price: 15.09 USD
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15 Adair, A. Garland Texas Heritage : volume I Number I and Number 2
Austin, TX Highlands Historical Press 1960 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Inscribed & SIGNED by Editor
256 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering being a combination of November 1959 and March 1960 issues. Inscribed & SIGNED by the editor. It was inscribed to "Chief Justice and Mrs. Joe Hickman with fond friendship Sincerely A. Garland Adair 6-13-60." Volume 1 number 1 of the book features the United States and Confederate States Texas Senators and other Texana. Volume 1 number 2 in the book features Harris County Historic Markers and Monuments, The Texas Sea War, and 75th Birthday of C. W. Minitz, Fleet Admiral, U. S. Navy. 
Price: 37.83 USD
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16 Adair, A. Garland Texas Heritage : volume III Number I
Austin, TX Highlands Historical Press 1961 Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Editor
179 pp, glossy white SC wraps w/black lettering on the front, SIGNED by the editor. The book features Senate Journal 1836 Republic of Texas: The story of the seal of the Lone Star State and other Texana. The covers are foxed and prev owner wrote three dollars on the title page. 
Price: 11.86 USD
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17 Adair, A. Garland Under Texas Skies - Volume I, No. 2 - June 1950
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. 1950 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
24 pp, white SC wraps w/color illustrated front. Covers the first meeting of the Texas National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission on May 29, 1950 in Austin, TX. 
Price: 26.78 USD
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18 Adair, A. Garland Under Texas Skies - Volume III, No. 8 - December 1952
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. 1952 Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
unpaginated, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by the editor on 2nd page from the back. The booklet covers various members of the Charles Vernon Terrell family, along with covering the Bill of Rights day, Robert Lovett Day & the article "The Dawn of Recorded Texas History - Captain Alonso de Pineada Made the Discovery" by the editor. some soiling to the booklet, prev owner's address label & cancelled stamp on the back panel. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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19 Adair, A. Garland Under Texas Skies - Volume V, Nos. 5-6 - January-February 1955
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. 1955 Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
20 pp, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by M. H. Crockett on the front cover. The booklet contains the following articles: "Governor Hardeman Attends Camp Mabry Exercises," "A Backwar Glance At Austin," by M. H. Crockett, and copies of speeches by Hardeman, Adair, Dorsey Hardeman, and other short articles. some soiling to the booklet. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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20 Adair, A. Garland and Perry, E.H. Austin and Commodore Perry
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundtn Inc. 1956 Hard Cover Good Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
xiv, 234 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, wht glossy dj w/black-green lettering. The book records the progress of Austin, Texas during the course of the last fifty years as recorded in the activities & influence of Commodore E.H. Perry, Sr. dj stain on back cover, dj chipped on the edges, foxing to the endpapers, dampstaining on the boards 
Price: 25.08 USD
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