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    J. Frank Dobie. Tales of the Mustang. Dallas: The Book Club of Texas, 1936. First edition. Limited to 300 copies. 8vo. 89 pp. Illustrations by Jerry Bywaters. Gray paper over boards. Black title label with cactus design on front board. Original glassine dust wrapper. Some slight sunning to spine. Near fine.

    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.

    References:
    Adams Herd 700. McVickers A6.


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