Four Books from the Range Life Series, including: Carl Peters Benedict. A Tenderfoot Kid on Gyp Water. Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1943. First edition. Limited to 550 copies. 8vo. xviii, 115pp. Light brown cloth over boards. [and:] James Emmit McCauley. A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story. Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1943. First edition. Limited to 700 copies. Signed by Tom Lea on his frontispiece illustration. 8vo. xxii, 73pp. Illustrations by Lea. Yellow cloth over boards. Slight soiling to dust jacket. [and:] Ed Nichols and Ruby Nichols Cutbirth. Ed Nichols Rode a Horse. Dallas: University Press in Dallas, 1943. First edition. Signed by Nichols and Cutbirth. x, 134pp. Green cloth over boards. Dust jacket. [and:] Solomon Alexander Wright. My Rambles as East Texas Cowboy, Hunter, Fisherman, Tie-Cutter. Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1942. First edition. 8vo. xiii, 159pp. Illustrations. Inked name of previous owner on front pastedown. Light olive cloth over boards. Some wear and sunning to dust jacket.

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    Under J. Frank Dobie's editorship, the Texas Folklore Society published five titles in the Range Life Series. A Stove-up Cowboy's Story, My Rambles, and A Tenderfoot Kid were all designed by Carl Hertzog. These oral accounts were intended to preserve first-hand accounts of Texas ranching life.

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