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BIG FOOT WALLACE : The King of the Lariat: or, Wild Wolf, The Waco

By: "Buckskin Sam" - Hall, Major Sam S.

Price: $21.04

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steck-Vaughn Company: 1965

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 031499

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

Texas Toys and Games

By: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Price: $17.85

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 030380

ISBN: 1574410377

Condition: Near Fine


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 st... View more info

Texas Toys and Games

By: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Price: $17.85

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 035721

ISBN: 1574410377

Condition: Near Fine


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 st... View more info

Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore

By: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1972

Seller ID: 040817

Condition: Near Fine


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 Texa... View more info

Tales from the Big Thicket

By: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1980

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 051737

Condition: Good +


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... 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 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

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

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

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

Under Texas Skies - Volume I, No. 2 - June 1950

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1950

Seller ID: 020397

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Texas Heritage : volume III Number I

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Austin, TX, Highlands Historical Press: 1961

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 027350

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

Texas Heritage

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $15.09

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1959

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 035508

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : August 1956

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1956

Seller ID: 035535

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : January 15, 1957

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1957

Seller ID: 035536

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : March 1957

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1957

Seller ID: 035537

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Adair's Texas Pictorial Handbook : March 1957

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc.: 1957

Seller ID: 035538

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Under Texas Skies - Volume III, No. 8 - December 1952

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 037394

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

Under Texas Skies - Volume V, Nos. 5-6 - January-February 1955

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1955

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 037395

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

Texas Heritage : volume I Number I and Number 2

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $37.83

Publisher: Austin, TX, Highlands Historical Press: 1960

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Editor

Seller ID: 050875

Condition: Very Good


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, Th... View more info