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    [Larry McMurtry]. Group of Approximately 50 Cowboy, Folk, Western or Country Music Books. [Various: circa 1940s and later]. From the Western Americana Library of Larry McMurtry, most with his bookplate.

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    50 Hardcover (a few softcover) books. Featuring: John A. Lomax. Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp; Harold Hersey. Singing Rawhide; George Korson. Coal Dust on the Fiddle. Inscribed by the author; Guy Dogsdon [editor]. "The Whorehouse Bells Were Ringing"; Bill C. Malone. Country Music, U.S.A. Signed by McMurtry; L. Gough. Spur Jingles and Saddle Songs. Signed by the author. All of these titles (and almost all of the other titles in this lot) have McMurtry's bookplate and most with dust jackets where called-for (some jackets price-clipped). Generally very good or better.



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