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Legends of Texas

by Dobie, J. Frank (editor)

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1924
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First Edition
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Austin, TX: The Texas folk-Lore Society, 1924. First Edition. Octavo. 279pp. Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society. It took Dobie over three years to compile all the legends he could find, from newspaper, manuscripts, other books and of course, the people of Texas. He says this work is not exhaustive and could have used more help in finding other… Read more
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Out of The Original Rock

by Dobie, J. Frank

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Published
1963
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First Edition
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Denver: Brand Book of the Denver Posse, 1963. First Edition. Octavo. 10 pages. folded map. A remarkable man who fought for the Confederacy, served in the Texas State Legislature, required prisons to teach a man a trade, and in general did not believe in courts. He said: any man who can't defend his own property,… Read more
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Weather Wisdom of the Texas-Mexican Border

by Dobie, J. Frank

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Published
1923
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[Austin, Texas]: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1923. Octavo. Number II, reprinted from Pubications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, 13pp., bound in tan printed wraps, A fine copy. [see McVickers D2].
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The Roadrunner in Fact and Folk-Lore

by Dobie, J. Frank (Christmas Greeting)

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Published
1939
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[Texas]: Texas Game, Fish and Oyster Commission, 1939. Octavo. Inscribed and signed by Dobie's wife Bertha as a Christmas gift. 31pp. Reprinted from In The Shadow of History, the 1939 publication of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, bound in pale blue pictorial wraps printed and decorated in dark bbue, some toning to edges. A very good copy. [McVickers, D26]. … Read more
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Books and Christmas (A Christmas gift)

by Dobie, J. Frank

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Published
1950
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Dallas, Texas: Southwest Review, 1950. Octavo. A Christmas gift- With wishes to you for/a good Christmas and good books/ Bertha and Frank Dobie/1950. Reprinted from the Winter, 1951 issue of Southwest Review,.8pp. bound in light green paper wraps printed in dark green. Only minor light fading to edges.
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Tales and Rhymes of a Texas Household

by Dobie, Bertha McKee

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Published
1927
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Austin, Tx;: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1927. Octavo. 49p. From the library of Mrs. J. Frank Dobie,[Bertha McKee Dobie] with her address plate. This was reprinted from the Texas and Southwestern Lore, publication number VI in 1927. Bound in tan wraps printed in black, chip to lower front corner, early clear tape mend to spine.… Read more
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New York; (1928): Row, Peterson & Company. First Edition. Octavo. xi [I], 687, xxxvi p. Dorothy Sloan's copy lacked the facsimile letter to Dobie and books had bumped corners. This copy has Dobie's ownership signature on the front fly leaf and the following facsimilie letter to Dobie from the publisher on their letterhead: "Mr. J. Frank Dobie,… Read more
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J.Frank Dobie, The Makings of an Ample Mind

by Tinkle, Lon

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Published
1968
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Limited Edition
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Austin: The Encino Press, 1968. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 850 copies numbered and signed by the author, 57pp., to the reader laid in before colophon, bound in pale gray paper covered boards backed in black cloth, paper spine label, in original mylar torn and chipped, housed in publisher's very good slipcase.
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Rocky Mountain Trees. A Handbook of the Native Species with Plates and Distribution Maps

by Preston, Richard J. Jr.

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Published
1940
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First Edition
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Ames, Iowa: The Iowa State College Press, 1940. First Edition. Octavo. Inscribed by J. Frank Dobie to his brother as a birthday gift. lix, 285, lxxxi pp.illsutrated, bound in green cloth pictorially stamped in brown and yellow, spine lettering brown over yellow.
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Frank Dobie: Man and Friend

by Yarborough, Ralph W.

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Published
1967
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First Edition
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Washington, D.C.: Potomac Corral, The Westerners, 1967. First Edition. Octavo. The Great Western Series No. 1, Limited to 250 copies signed by the author and by Jeff Dykes, 16pp., with a foreword by Jeff Dykes, illustrated, bound in light tan paper covered boards lettered and decorated in dark brown. A lovely copy, nearly fine. The Potomac Corral of the… Read more
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Hunting Cousin Sally

by Dobie, J. Frank

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[Austin, Texas, 1963]. Octavo. A Christmas Keepsake. Bertha and Frank Dobie. 14pp., Reprinted from the Southwest Review, Summer, 1963, Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas, Texas. Bound in blue pictorial wraps stamped in bright blue designed by William D. Wittliff. Near fine with just a hint of toning to edges of covers. [McVicker, D84].
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Ella Byler Dobie, and Christmas

by Dobie, J. Frank

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The American Statesman, Sunday, Dec. 24, 1961. 8 1/2" x 15" Signed by Dobie "Cheerio!/ J. Frank Dobie/Jan/1962. Reprinted from The American-Statesman Sunday, Dec. 24, 1961. A very nice remembrance of Dobie's mother at Christmas, growing up on a farm, the gifts he received and thoughts of those family friends of past. Dobie's mother passed away Nov. 1948.… Read more
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The Seven Mustangs [with Note in Dobie's hand]

by Dobie, J. Frank

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[Austin, The Adams Publication] 1948. Octavo. A Christmas Remembrance from Bertha and Frank Dobie. A new printing of the address made at the unveiling of A.P. Procter's monument. Notes below title in Dobie's hand referring to the address change and dated May 31, 1948 Staple bound in green pictorial paper wraps lettered in black, A few minor nicks to… Read more
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A Plot of Earth

by Dobie, J. Frank

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[Dallas ?, 1953]. Octavo. A Christmas keepsake, Bertha and Frank Dobie. (1), 12pp., Reprinted from Southwest Review, Spring, 1953, Dallas, Texas. Bound in buff stapled paper wraps, design simulating leather, lettered in brown. Previous owner's name. Near Fine.
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A Plot of Earth

by Dobie, J. Frank

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Dallas, Texas, Spring, 1953: Southwest Review. Quarto. VOl. XXXVIII, No. 2. pp. 89-100. Bound in green paper wraps lettered in white with yellow wrap around band advertising "Read....the beginning of J.Frank Dobie's autobiography "A Plot of Earth"....in this issue". A near fine copy with a couple of short closed tears to band. (McVicker-C359a). Very scarce.… Read more
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A Schoolteacher in Alpine

by Dobie, J. Frank

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[Austin ?, 1962]. Octavo. 11pp., Reprinted from the Southern Review, Autumn, 1962, Dallas, Texas. A Christmas Keepsake. "It's Christmas Time....Bertha and Frank Dobie. On Waller Creek, Austin, Texas, 1962". Staple bound in green paper wraps lettered in dark green. A fine copy. [McVicker, D82].
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Wild and Free

by Dobie, J. Frank

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[Austin], 1952. Octavo. [1], 3pp., cover illustration by Gutzon Borglum. Text from The Mustangs. A Christmas Remembrance "Here's wishing one and all good hearts and fee minds at this Christmas Time! Bertha and Frank Dobie, 1952" Staple bound in gray paper wraps stamped in black. A fine, bright copy. [McVicker, D47.
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The Pleasure Frank Dobie Took in Grass

by Dobie, Mrs. J. Frank

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Texas. 1972: The Texas A & M University Press. Quarto. Limited edition of 500 copies. A talk given by Mrs. J. Frank Dobie on the presentation of "MY Dobie Collection" by Jeff Dykes and Martha Dykes Goldsmith to the University Library, Texas A&M University. Herewith reproduced from Mrs. Dobie's handwritten manuscript. Introduction by Mr. Jeff Dykes, 8pp. bound in… Read more
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His Looks and My Ways Would Hang Any Man

by Dobie, J. Frank

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Waller Creek, Austin Texas , Christmas 1956: Np. Octavo. Inscribed by Dobie. A Christmas greeting reprinted from Southwest Review, Summer, 1956, Dallas, Texas. 15pp., staple bound in yellow wraps printed in red. A very nice, scarce Dobie item.
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The Longhorns (prospectus)

by Dobie, J. Frank

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Austin, Tx.(nd But ca.1941): University Co-Operative Society. Octavo. no pagination, (16)pages with text and (19) photographic illustrations of longhorns, staple bound in pictorial wraps printed and illustrated in brown with the rear inside cover giving s short biography of J. Frank Dobie and order form on rear panel. A near fine copy.
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