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1 , Illustrated by Fraser, Claud Lovat The Chip Boy ; or, Grandpap's Story about a Plum-cake
London, England Cassell & Company, Ltd 1886 2nd Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Fraser, Claud Lovat 
149 pp, boards dark blue w/red, black, and gilt. Collection of 8 stories from Little Katie's Friend, Master Trot's "Pinkie Winkie", Jack & his dancing Guinea-pig, True Courtesty, Red Teddy the Fisher boy, The Adventures of a little Savoyard & his Monkey, and "Two Pounds Reward!". some corner wear, prev owner wrote on the ffep name & date as a gift 1886.. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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2 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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3 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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4 Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M. Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1956 Soft Cover Very Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Thurgood, Malcolm 
xxxi, 296 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/illustrated front panel w/orange spine w/white-black lettering. A collection of tales of trail and camp that touches on every aspect of range life. Some of the titles are Strong on the Breed, Joe Jenks' Pet Ox, Bear-Sign Artist, Miss Precilla June Jones, Miss Sallie of Shot-a-Buck Crossing, Chasing Mustangs, Pig-Fat adn SLick as Weasels, Old Turk and the Slicker, El Lobo's Sweetheart, Voting Bonds to the Railroad, How Doc Langford got his Nickname, and many more. slight fading to the spine, slight rubbing to the edges. 
Price: 18.70 USD
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5 Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M. Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1956 Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Thurgood, Malcolm 
xxxi, 296 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/illustrated front panel w/orange spine w/white-black lettering. A collection of tales of trail and camp that touches on every aspect of range life. The fifty tales are told at twenty-one different campfires. Some of the titles are Strong on the Breed, Joe Jenks' Pet Ox, Bear-Sign Artist, Miss Precilla June Jones, Miss Sallie of Shot-a-Buck Crossing, Chasing Mustangs, Pig-Fat adn SLick as Weasels, Old Turk and the Slicker, El Lobo's Sweetheart, Voting Bonds to the Railroad, How Doc Langford got his Nickname, and many more. slight fading to the spine, dj insect depredations along the edges. 
Price: 27.63 USD
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6 Aesop and translated by Jones, V. S. Vernon w/intro by Chesterton, G. K. Aesop's Fables
New York, NY Avenel Books 0517171988 / 9780517171981 26th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Rackham, Arthur 
224 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, twelve color illustrations and fifty-four black-and-white illustrations. The book is a facsimile of the 1912 edition. Collection of short stories that teach about morals. 
Price: 16.58 USD
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7 Anonymous A Treasury of Nursery Rhyumes & Tom Thumb and Other Favorites - Dandelion Libary
New York, NY Grolier Society 1967 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Robinson, Charles & Brooke, L. Leslie 
63 pp/63 pp, grey-green-white-brown color illustrated boards, a Dandelion Library book, two books in one. Collection of nursery rhymes illustrated by Robinson from the Queen of Hearts, To Market, Three Blind Mice, to Simple Simon and others. other side is collection of short stories from Tom Thumb, The Three Bears, Pussy-Cat Pussy-Cat, Jack Sprat, to Deedle Deedle Dumpling and others. slight wear extrems. 
Price: 9.31 USD
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8 Anonymous A Treasury of Nursery Rhyumes & Tom Thumb and Other Favorites - Dandelion Libary
New York, NY Grolier Society 1967 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Robinson, Charles & Brooke, L. Leslie 
63 pp/63 pp, grey-green-white-brown color illustrated boards, a Dandelion Library book, two books in one. Collection of nursery rhymes illustrated by Robinson from the Queen of Hearts, To Market, Three Blind Mice, to Simple Simon and others. other side is collection of short stories from Tom Thumb, The Three Bears, Pussy-Cat Pussy-Cat, Jack Sprat, to Deedle Deedle Dumpling and others. slight wear extrems. 
Price: 9.31 USD
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9 Anonymous Favorite Authors : a Companion-Book of Prose and Poetry
Boston, MA Ticknor and Fields 1866 Reprint Full-Leather Hard Cover Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Engravings 
iv, 299 pp, [1], brown leather boards w/beveled edges w/gilt lines, a.e.g. (all edges gilt), front cover brown stamped double border w/stamped emblem in center of the front cover, five ribs on the spine, marbled endpapers. Collection of twenty-eight stories by various authors from: Hawthorne, Tennyson, Scott, Browning, Smith, Percival, Jameson, SPrague, Cornwall, Massey, Whittier, Mitford, Leslie, Landor, Arnold, Longfellow, Emerson, Lockhart, Lowell, Von Arnim and others. rubbed and worn along the edges, joints starting, one gathering starting. 
Price: 67.79 USD
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10 Bode, Elroy To be Alive
El Paso, TX Texas Western Press 1979 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Pina, Antonio 
148 pp, orange linen boards w/yel linen spine, dj wht-orange w/wraparound illustration. Collection of short stories & prose. Author was winner of C.L. Sonnichsen Publication Award in 1979. Author's fifth book. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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11 Bode, Elroy To be Alive
El Paso Texas Western Press 1979 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Pina, Antonio 
148 pp, orange linen boards w/yel linen spine, dj wht-orange w/wraparound illustration. Collection of short stories & prose. Author was winner of C.L. Sonnichsen Publication Award in 1979. Author's fifth book. dj rubbed extremi, dj small closed tear top of spine, prev owner wrote on ffep. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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12 Bode, Elroy w/intro by Leech, Milton Elroy Bode's Texas Sketchbook : a Sheaf of Prose Poems
El Paso, TX Texas Western Press 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11" Cisneros, Jose 
x, (2), 182 pp, (2), brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front panel & spine, light green endpapers, top edge stained green, yel dj w/green lettering & illustrations. In the language of rare sensitivity, the author evokes images of elemental appeal - night sounds along riverbank, antics of a pet lamb, the grief of hired hand at the death of his children. The stories in the book are seperated by region beginning with: On the border: El Paso, On the Border: Ciudad Juarez, Hill Country, At the Ranch, Along the Coast, and Over the State. Lowman #212 dj has two tears at bottom of the spine front & rear, several small insect stains on the fore edge. 
Price: 19.13 USD
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13 Boerger, Ruth and Erdrich, Marc Hobo Jungle : a Quarterly Journal of New Writing
Roxbury, CT Hobo Jungle 1988 Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
Soft Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 62 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering, Collection of poems, part 4 of novel "The Other Dance", and short stories. small tear on fore edge of some of pages. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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14 Bonham, Frank and edited by Pronzini, Bill and Greenberg, Martin H. The Best Western Stories of Frank Bonham
Athens, OH Ohio University Press 1989 0804009295 / 9780804009294 Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
xviii, 269 pp, light brown clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, dj black-and-white pictorial front panel w/red rear panel and spine w/white-black lettering on the spine. Collection of thirteen stories by Frank Bonham followed by a bibliography of books by Frank Bonham. dj small chips and tears on top & bottom of spine and upper corners, slight rubbing to the rear panel, some wrinkles on rear panel top edge by spine. 
Price: 15.26 USD
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15 Bowman, Phila Butler The Little Brown Bowl : With Other Tales and Verse
New York, NY Thomas Nelson & Sons 1928 Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Cleaveland, Bess Bruce 
xviii, 311 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering w/color pastedown on front cover, four full-page color plates. Collection of short stories and verses from : The Little Brown Bowl, Elysium at Night, for Pleasure, the Adventurous Cottontail, the Robin and the Rose, Secrets, the Dog and the Jester, how the Pussies came on the Willow, a Memory, the little Red Shoes, and many others. some wear to the corners, top & bottom of spine, some rubbing to the pastedown illustration, prev owner wrote on ffep, slight tear fore edge front cover. 
Price: 53.13 USD
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16 Bruce, Dana My Brimful Book : Favorite Poems of Childhood
New York, NY Platt & Munk Co. Inc. 1969 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Tudor, Tasha & Austin, Margot & Dennis, Wesley 
68 pp, vertical red stripped cloth covered boards, front cover has 3 stylized picture frames that enclose title, sub-title & illustrators printed black on yellow field, back cover has the code 2008:0295 at top left corner & copyright MCMLX the Platt & Munk Co., Inc., New York, N.Y. on bottom left corner, buff plain endpapers, reinforced buckram hinges, pagination 12-1/4"x9-9/16"x13/32". Hare #M57. Collection of twelve poems illustrated by Tasha Tudor, Mother Goose Rhymes illustrated by Margot Austin and seven animal stories illustrated by Wesley Dennis 
Price: 20.19 USD
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17 Byrd, Bobby & Susannah Mississippi The Late Great Mexican Border : Reports from a Disappearing Line
El Paso, TX Cinco Puntos Press 1996 0938317245 / 9780938317241 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Signed by Author
xi, 227 pp, SC wraps w/black spine w/red lettering w/illustrated front, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Collection of sixteen stories by authors such as Luis Rodriguez, Max Aguilera-Hellweg, Debbie Nathan, Luis Urrea, Dick Reaves, Teresa Leal, Alan Weisman, Benjamin Saenz and others, about the United States border with Mexico. 
Price: 13.39 USD
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18 Campbell, Ruth The Cat Whose Whiskers Slipped : and other Stories
Joliet, Il The P. F. Volland Company 1925 10th Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Cadie, Ve Elizabeth 
unpaginated, blu boards w/color illustrated front & back cover, color illustrated endpapers w/mice & cat drawings. Collection of six short stories for children. Stories that were told to the Little-Boy-With-the-Eton-Collar by his mother. The Cat whose whiskers slipped, The Lamb who loaned his BAA, The Firefly who scattered sparks, The Squirrel who cracked his chatter, The robin who lost his song, and The dog who lost his wag. The book has beautiful color illustrations. boards rubbed, corners worn, several pages have tears, last page of text upper corner by spine missing 
Price: 55.25 USD
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19 Capote, Truman Music for Chameleons
New York, NY Random House 1980 0394508262 / 9780394508269 5th Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo 
xix, 262 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering. A collection of short stories. 
Price: 7.86 USD
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20 Cart, Michael Tomorrowland : 10 stories about the Future
New York, NY Scholastic Press 1999 0590376780 / 9780590376785 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
ix, 193 pp, glossy blu-red-wht-black boards & dj w/color wraparound pictorial. Collection of ten short stories by Michael Cart, James Giblin, Ron Koertge, Lois Lowry, Katherine Paterson, Rodman Philbrick, Jon Scleszka, Tor Seidler, Gloria Skurzynski, and Jacqueline Woodson. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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