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Folk Art in Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $41.23

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038478

ISBN: 0870742108

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

The Bounty of Texas - Texas Folklore Society Publication XLIX

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $18.49

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038065

ISBN: 0929398149

Condition: Near Fine


(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. View more info

Sonovagun Stew : a Folklore Miscellany

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037452

ISBN: 0870742116

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Vick, Frances B.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing 'B'

Seller ID: 040005

ISBN: 1574411683

Condition: Near Fine


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 D... View more info

Corners of Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 022418

ISBN: 0929398572

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Both Sides of the Border - a Scattering of Texas Folklore

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L.

Price: $24.23

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051521

ISBN: 1574411845

Condition: Very Good+


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 Sag... View more info

The Texas Folklore Society 1943-1971 Volume II

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward and Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler

Price: $21.04

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051357

ISBN: 0929398785

Condition: Near Fine


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. ... View more info

The Texas Folklore Society 1943-1971 Volume II

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward and Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler Ass't Editor

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033688

ISBN: 0929398785

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

T for Texas - a State Full of Folklore

By: Edited by Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, E-Heart Press: 1982

Seller ID: 038181

ISBN: 0935014039

Condition: Near Fine


xiii, 277 pp, red-wht-black boards w/wraparound illustration of an armadillo on the covers. This is Publications of the Texas Folklore Society Number XLIV. The book contains twenty-five stories by various authors from Hermes Nye, Side Cox, Martha Emmons, June Welch, Lawrence Clayton, Martha Anne Turner, and others. View more info