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    J. Frank Dobie. John C. Duval, First Texas Man of Letters - Inscribed. Dallas: Southwest Review, 1939. First edition. Inscribed by the author. Limited to 1,000 copies. 8vo. 105 pp. Illustrated by Tom Lea. Cloth. Minor chipping to spine-sunned dust jacket. Very good. Inscribed by Dobie to his colleague Marcelle Hamer, treasurer of the Texas Folklore Society and head of the Texas Collection at the University of Texas library.

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    John C. Duval wrote Early Time in Texas, and Adventures of Bigfoot Wallace. Dobie's biographical essay on Duval is broken into three parts: Biographical, Critical, and Bibliographical. To this is added several previously unpublished stories and poems of Duval. Dobie inscribed this copy to his colleague Marcelle Hamer, treasurer of the Texas Folklore Society and head of the Texas Collection at the University of Texas library. A nice association copy.

     

    Reference: McVicker A8 a(1).

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