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The Resource I'll tell you a tale, by J. Frank Dobie ; selected and arranged by the author and Isabel Gaddis ; illustrations by Ben Carlton Mead

I'll tell you a tale, by J. Frank Dobie ; selected and arranged by the author and Isabel Gaddis ; illustrations by Ben Carlton Mead

Label
I'll tell you a tale
Title
I'll tell you a tale
Statement of responsibility
by J. Frank Dobie ; selected and arranged by the author and Isabel Gaddis ; illustrations by Ben Carlton Mead
Title variation
I'll tell you a tale
Title variation remainder
an anthology
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
A17a(1), p. 43
Citation source
McVicker
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
I'll tell you a tale, by J. Frank Dobie ; selected and arranged by the author and Isabel Gaddis ; illustrations by Ben Carlton Mead
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Dedicated to Roy Bedichek
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-356)
Contents
Author's intrusion -- THE LONGHORN BREED -- Sancho's return -- Bill Blocker's lead steer -- Tablecloth- outlaw -- Stampede on the Cimarron -- The Man who hung hisse'f -- The Maverick branded murder -- The Bull who was not -- Bulls at a waterhole on the Ramiredna -- Cow music -- MUSTANGS AND MUSTANGERS -- The Pacing white steed of the prairies -- Black devil -- Blue streak -- Alacrban -- Mustang Gray -- The Mustanger who turned Mustang -- The Headless horseman of the mustangs -- Running with the wild mares -- THE SAGA OF THE SADDLE -- Little Aubry's ride -- Chester Evans and Prince -- The Marqubes de Aguayo's vengeance -- I remember Buck -- CHARACTERS AND HAPPENINGS OF LONG AGO -- Tom Gilroy's fiddler -- The Dream that saved Wilbarger -- Bigfoot Wallace and the hickory nuts -- The Robinhooding of Sam Bass -- Yaller bread and Pa'tridge pie -- Taller and too much pepper -- Esau the hunter -- ANIMALS OF THE WILD -- The Voice of the coyote -- Old Crip -- Playing possum -- Magician with chickens -- Brother Coyote and Brother Cricket -- The Panther's scream -- Baby-hungry -- Befriended by a panther -- Pablo Romero roped a bear -- The Bear who fattened his own pork -- In a hollow tree with a she bear -- Bear nights in Mexico -- Diamond Bill, Confederate ally -- IN REALMS OF GOLD -- The Broken metate -- Where the gleam led Captain Cooney -- Pedro Loco -- In a drouth crack -- The Mezcla man -- The Rider of Loma Escondida -- General Mexhuira's ghost -- Midas on a goatskin -- IRONIES -- A Machete with a history -- Godmother death and the herb of life -- No blue bowl for Panchito
Control code
1266561
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 362 p.
Lccn
60009334 /L
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 86-001). Author's signed presentation copy to Gertrude and Wilson Hudson, October 11, 1960. Card announcement of October 11 booksigning, laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 86-004). Author's signed presentation copy to "Burbie" [i.e. Bertha Dobie], 15 September 1960. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 86-004). Author's signed presentation copy to Edgar [from] Uncle Frank, 2 November 1960. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilfred and Bridget Webb, 1990 (Access. No. 90-050). Bookplate of the Wilfred Webbs. Signed by author. Missing pages 239-[246] and 263-270. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Signed by author and illustrator. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
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Label
I'll tell you a tale, by J. Frank Dobie ; selected and arranged by the author and Isabel Gaddis ; illustrations by Ben Carlton Mead
Publication
Note
Dedicated to Roy Bedichek
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-356)
Contents
Author's intrusion -- THE LONGHORN BREED -- Sancho's return -- Bill Blocker's lead steer -- Tablecloth- outlaw -- Stampede on the Cimarron -- The Man who hung hisse'f -- The Maverick branded murder -- The Bull who was not -- Bulls at a waterhole on the Ramiredna -- Cow music -- MUSTANGS AND MUSTANGERS -- The Pacing white steed of the prairies -- Black devil -- Blue streak -- Alacrban -- Mustang Gray -- The Mustanger who turned Mustang -- The Headless horseman of the mustangs -- Running with the wild mares -- THE SAGA OF THE SADDLE -- Little Aubry's ride -- Chester Evans and Prince -- The Marqubes de Aguayo's vengeance -- I remember Buck -- CHARACTERS AND HAPPENINGS OF LONG AGO -- Tom Gilroy's fiddler -- The Dream that saved Wilbarger -- Bigfoot Wallace and the hickory nuts -- The Robinhooding of Sam Bass -- Yaller bread and Pa'tridge pie -- Taller and too much pepper -- Esau the hunter -- ANIMALS OF THE WILD -- The Voice of the coyote -- Old Crip -- Playing possum -- Magician with chickens -- Brother Coyote and Brother Cricket -- The Panther's scream -- Baby-hungry -- Befriended by a panther -- Pablo Romero roped a bear -- The Bear who fattened his own pork -- In a hollow tree with a she bear -- Bear nights in Mexico -- Diamond Bill, Confederate ally -- IN REALMS OF GOLD -- The Broken metate -- Where the gleam led Captain Cooney -- Pedro Loco -- In a drouth crack -- The Mezcla man -- The Rider of Loma Escondida -- General Mexhuira's ghost -- Midas on a goatskin -- IRONIES -- A Machete with a history -- Godmother death and the herb of life -- No blue bowl for Panchito
Control code
1266561
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 362 p.
Lccn
60009334 /L
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 86-001). Author's signed presentation copy to Gertrude and Wilson Hudson, October 11, 1960. Card announcement of October 11 booksigning, laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 86-004). Author's signed presentation copy to "Burbie" [i.e. Bertha Dobie], 15 September 1960. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 86-004). Author's signed presentation copy to Edgar [from] Uncle Frank, 2 November 1960. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilfred and Bridget Webb, 1990 (Access. No. 90-050). Bookplate of the Wilfred Webbs. Signed by author. Missing pages 239-[246] and 263-270. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Signed by author and illustrator. With dust jacket.
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