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1) Coffee in the Gourd Texas Folk-Lore Society Number II
J Frank Dobie
  Coffee in the Gourd Texas Folk-Lore Society Number II
Texas Folk-lore Society, 1935. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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 Panch ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$30.00
2) Folklore on the American Land
Duncan Emrich
  Folklore on the American Land
Little Brown & Co, 1972. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Oversized hardcover, ex-library. Very good condition, minor library marking, glue markings on front and back endpapers. DJ is good, shows glue stains, bottom of spine is turned in, in mylar cover. 18 chapters on everything from children's rhymes to epitaphs ("Here snug in grave my wife doth lie, Now she's at rest, and so am I!"). Another quote: "Him? He's so stingy he'd chase a mouse to hell for a punkin seed." 707 ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$25.00
3) Foller De Drinkin' Gou'd Texas Folk-Lore Society Publication Number VII
J Frank Dobie
  Foller De Drinkin' Gou'd Texas Folk-Lore Society Publication Number VII
Texas Folk-lore Society, 1928. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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, Pi ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$50.00
4) From Hell to Breakfast Texas Folk-Lore Society Publication Number XIX
Mody C Boatright, Donald Day
  From Hell to Breakfast Texas Folk-Lore Society Publication Number XIX
Texas Folk-lore Society, 1944. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover, no DJ, now in mylar. Very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, light toning on endpapers. Some tales included: Negro Baptizings by Ruby Terrill Lomas, Tale of the Two Companions by J Frank Dobie, Legend of Tengo Frio Bird by Henry Yelvington, Indian Sign on the Spaniard's Cattle by Hortense Warner Ward, and Ear Marks by Hortense Warner Ward, Panther Yarns by Dee Woods, Moron Jokes by Dunny Sims, The ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$50.00
5) It Always Rains After a Dry Spell
Trimble, Marshall
  It Always Rains After a Dry Spell
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.: Treasure Chest Pubns, 1992. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Tall tales and western lore with vibrant illustrations. Settlers, miners, cowboys and a few politicians of the southwest..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$15.00
6) Of the Night Wind's Telling Legends from the Valley of Mexico
E Adams Davis
  Of the Night Wind's Telling Legends from the Valley of Mexico
University of Oklahoma, 1946. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine, small chip on bottom of front board, light soiling on top of book pages. DJ is good, has some chips and small ears and shows edgewear. Indian myths, Spanish tales, and more. Mexican folktales..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$30.00
7) Ring-Tailed Roarers Tall Tales of the American Frontier 1830-60
V L O Chittick
  Ring-Tailed Roarers Tall Tales of the American Frontier 1830-60
Caxton Printers, 1946. Book. Illus. by Lloyd J Reynolds. Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. Good condition, minor library markings, both ends of spine and corners bumped, boards have lost some cloth on edges, front joint is beginning to separate, rear hings is beginning to separate. Text and illustration are bright and clean. Original copyright 1941, this is the third printing. David Crockett, Whoppin' Tall Tales, Frontier Mishaps, B'ars and Panters, Ring-Taled Roarers, Two-Fisted Fights ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$15.00
8) Spur-of-the-Cock Texas Folk-Lore Society Number XI
J Frank Dobie
  Spur-of-the-Cock Texas Folk-Lore Society Number XI
Texas Folk-lore Society, 1933. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$50.00
9) Supernatural Hawaii
Margaret Stone
  Supernatural Hawaii
Aloha Graphics and Sales, 1979. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Softcover. Near fine condition. Actual mysteries, blessings, curses, rituals, legends. 38 pages. Under the Spell, the Kahuna, Unusual Customes (then and now), Aumakua, Stories: Personal and Heresay, The Gods of Hawaii, Religion and Kapus, Dream Lore, Portents, Bones and Caves, What Really Happened to Captain Cook's Body, What Really Happened to Captain Cook's Body?.

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
10) Tall Tales Tales of the West Volume 13
Rick Steber
  Tall Tales Tales of the West Volume 13
Bonanza, 1997. Book. Illus. by Don Gray. Very Good. Soft cover. Trade paperback. Very good condition, some edgewear. If this guy was Pinocchio, his nose would be real long. Outlandish stories with very nice illustrations..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
11) Texas and Southwestern Lore Texas Folk-Lore Society Number VI
J Frank Dobie
  Texas and Southwestern Lore Texas Folk-Lore Society Number VI
Texas Folk-lore Society, 1934. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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 Grott ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$75.00
12) A Treasury of American Folklore Stories Ballads and Traditions of the People
B A Botkin
  A Treasury of American Folklore Stories Ballads and Traditions of the People
Crown Publishers, 1944. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. Very good condition, minor library markings, back endpaper missing. Twenty-second printing, 1960. Backwoods Boasters, Pseudo Bad Men, Killers, Free Lances, Miracle Men, Patron Saints, Tall Talk, The Sky's the Limit, Local Cracks and Slams, Pranks and Tricks, Humerous Anecdotes and Jests, Yarns and Tall Tales, From the Liar's Bench, Animal Tales, Nursery Tales, Witch Tales, Ghost Tales, Devil Tales, Queer Tales, Play Rh ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$35.00
13) The Tumbleweed Collection
Tumbleweed Smith
  The Tumbleweed Collection
Orange House Productions, 1976. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Softcover. Near fine condition. Signed by author on half-title page. Stories and lore of Texas. 56 pages..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$20.00
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