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    J. Frank Dobie. Tales of the Mustang. Dallas: The Book Club of Texas, 1936. This edition limited to 300 copies printed by the Rein Company for the Texas Book Club. Signed by Dobie on the half-title page. Octavo. 89, [1] pages. Publisher's original tan board and glassine wrapper.

    Includes six tales by Dobie: "The Pedigree of a Horse-Tale"; "The Horse Age"; "The White Steed of the Prairies"; "Frontier Tales of the White Mustang"; "Black Devil"; and "Starface". Tales of the Mustang is one of the scarcest and most desirable of books from the Book Club of Texas. It is also one of the most sought-after Dobie items.

    Condition: Glassine wrapper with a few closed tears, else fine.

    References: Adams Herd 700; McVickers A6.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2016
    12th Saturday
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