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    J. Frank Dobie. Group of 11 items written and edited by J. Frank Dobie, including books, articles, classroom material, and letter. Eight items signed and many inscribed. 1920s-1960s. [Editor]. Tone the Bell Easy. Correr del Paisano. Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1932. First edition. Signed by the author to the title page with an arrow to illustration of roadrunner, "our bird / J. Frank Dobie." Publications of the Texas Folklore Society Number X. Octavo. 199, [1, publisher's announcement] pages. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    A Texan in England. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., [1952]. Signed with long inscription by the author to the front free endpaper recto, signed "Frank Dobie." Octavo. 285 pages. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    Tongues of the Monte. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., [1947]. Fifth printing. Signed and inscribed by the author to the half-title page. Octavo. 301 pages. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    A Corner Forever Texas. Pamphlet (9 x 6 inches; 229 x 152 mm). 8 pages. Light pencil notation and foxing to title page. Near fine.

    The Mexican Vaquero of the Texas Border. Austin: Reprinted from The Southwestern Political and Social Science Quarterly, Vol. VIII, No. 1, June 1927. Signed and inscribed by the author to the front wrapper. 10 x 6.5 inches (254 x 165 mm). 12 pages. Very good.

    Andy Adams, Cowboy Chronicler. Reprint from the Southwest Review, January 1926. Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page. Pamphlet (9 x 6 inches; 229 x 152 mm). 12 pages. Good.

    John A. Lomax. Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1966. Reprinted from The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago, Texas Folklore Society Publications XXXIII. Pamphlet (9 x 6 inches; 229 x 152 mm). 11 pages. Near fine.

    Between the Comanche and the Rattlesnake. Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, Winter 1955. Reprinted from Southwest Review, Volume XI, Number 1. Signed and inscribed by the author to the first page. 9.75 x 7 inches (248 x 178 pages). Unpaginated, [6 leaves]. Text illustrations by Hal Story. Near fine.

    [Lazy] E 342 . A Collection of Stray Mavericks Caught, Roped, and Branded by Members of the "Big Corral." Austin: University of Texas, May 1940. [4], 67, [2] leaves. 11 x 8.5 inches (279 x 216 mm). Publisher's terra cotta paper wrappers, printed in maroon; mimeographed sheets, printed one-sided. Very good.

    An anthology of student work from the Spring 1940 semester of Dobie's famous English 342 course "Life and Literature of the Southwest." Listing student William H. Cleveland Jr. as the "Foreman" and J. Frank Dobie, "Boss O' the Outfit."

    The Genius of Gusto. Reprinted from the South Atlantic Quarterly, Volume XXIV, Number 2: April 1925. Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page. Pamphlet (9 x 6 inches; 229 x 152 mm). 8 leaves; title, [1], 165-178 pages. Very good.

    Typed Letter Signed from J. Frank Dobie to Bess Shephard Clayton and facsimile. Dated October 14, 1962. Including original envelope. Creased. Near fine.

    Cox et al. Writing the Story of Texas, 2013. All proceeds to benefit educational programs at The Bryan Museum.


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