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Image for Coffee in the Gourd Texas Folk-Lore Society Number II

Coffee in the Gourd Texas Folk-Lore Society Number II

By: J Frank Dobie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Texas Folk-lore Society, 1935


Hardcover, no DJ, now in mylar. Very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, minor sundarkening of spine and outside page edges. Interior is clean and bright. Original edition 1923, this is the 1935 reprint. Some sample articles: Indian Pictographs of the Big Bend in Texas (illustrated) by Victor J Smith, Brazos Bottom Philosophy by A W Eddins, Customs and Superstitions among Texas Mexicans by Florence Johnson Scott, Pedro and Pancho by Mary A Sutherland... View more info

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Foller De Drinkin' Gou'd Texas Folk-Lore Society Publication Number VII

By: J Frank Dobie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Texas Folk-lore Society, 1928

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar. Very good condition, top of spine bumped, top outside page edges sun darkened and have minor spotting, a little piece of title page is missing at spine . Text and illustrations are clean and bright. Some stories included: Folk-Lore Relating to Texas Birds by John K Strecker, Tall Tales for the Tenderfeet by A W Penn, Fishback Yarns from the Sulphurs by J M Deaver, Paul Bunyan: Oil Man by John Lee Brooks, Pioneer Folk Tales by Mary Jourdan Atki... View more info

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Spur-of-the-Cock Texas Folk-Lore Society Number XI

By: J Frank Dobie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Texas Folk-lore Society, 1933

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover, no DJ, now in mylar. Very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, minor sun darkening of spine and outside page edges, some spotting on spine. Interior is clean and bright. The Spur-of-the-Cock by Hugh M Taylor, El Nino Perdido by Mary R Van Stone and E R Sims, Folk Names of Texas Cacti by David Hall, Cats and the Occult by Martha Emmons, Old-Time Negro Proverbs by J. Mason Brewer. View more info

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Texas and Southwestern Lore Texas Folk-Lore Society Number VI

By: J Frank Dobie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Texas Folk-lore Society, 1934


Hardcover, no DJ, now in mylar. Original copyright 1927, this is the second printing. Very good condition, front cover has a small ink line and some color lightened in a spot the size of a dime, outside page edges toning and have some foxing, front and rear endpapers toning. Interior is clean and bright. Some of the stories: Folk-Lore of the Texas-Mexican Vaquero by Jovita Gonzales, Lore of the Llana Estacado by J Evetts Haley, The Devil's Grotto by Mody C Boatright, Myt... View more info

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The Voice of the Coyote

By: J. Frank Dobie

Price: $12.00


Trade paperback, ex-library. Bison, 1961. In good condition, usual library markings. This book is not only filled with facts about coyotoes, but anectodes from the pioneers and old trappers who lived with them. View more info