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The Resource Tales of old-time Texas, J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Barbara Latham

Tales of old-time Texas, J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Barbara Latham

Label
Tales of old-time Texas
Title
Tales of old-time Texas
Statement of responsibility
J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Barbara Latham
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
A15a(1), p. 38
Citation source
McVicker
Dewey number
398.21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR110.T5
LC item number
D63 1955
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Tales of old-time Texas, J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Barbara Latham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"Notes and credits": p. [313]-327
Contents
Corn dodgers and San Jacinto corn -- The wild woman of the Navidad -- The dream that saved Wilbarger -- Bigfoot Wallace and the hickory nuts -- Jim Bowie's knife -- The robinhooding of Sam Bass -- Northers, drouths, and sandstorms -- Frozen inside a buffalo hide -- The cold-nosed hounds -- Honey in the rock -- The Texas bluebonnet -- The headless horseman of the mustangs -- A ranch on the Nueces -- Desperate rides -- The planter who gambled away his bride -- The panther's scream -- Bears are intelligent people -- Old Bill, Confederate ally -- Colonel Abercrombie's mole -- The green powder keg -- In a drouth crack -- The stranger of Sabine Pass -- Longworth's vicey-versey map -- Guarded by rattlesnakes -- The Apache secret of the Guadalupes -- O. Henry's treasure hunt -- Where did Sam McFarland cross the Colorado? -- The Mescla man -- Notes and credits -- Index
Control code
604362
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 336 pages
Lccn
55010755 /L/r853
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (Main): Reprinted 1956.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-004). Author's ANS to Burbie [i.e., Bertha Dobie], 16 November 1955, Austin, on flyleaf. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-004). Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-004). Author's ANS to Edgar [Kincaid], 1955, Austin, on flyleaf.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): Fifth printing. Gift of Wilfred and Bridget Webb, 1990 (Access. No. 1990-050). Bookplate of The Wilfred Webbs. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 7 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1990 (Access. No. 1990-064). Author's ANS to Wilson [Hudson], Nov. 25, 1956, Austin, on flyleaf. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 8 (SW Writers): From the Library of Alex Stedman. Gift of Emily Dunbar, 1993 (Access. No. 1993-215). Author's ANS to Alex Stedman, March 9/56, on flyleaf. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 9 (SW Writers): Gift of J. Edwin Smith, 2002 (Access. No. 2002-074). Author's inscribed presentation copy to Virginia & Ed. Smith, Nov. 15/55. Owner's signature in pencil on front pastedown endpaper. Label on back paste-down endpaper: "Brown Book Shop 1013 Fannin Houston 2, Texas." With incomplete and covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 10 (SW Writers): Fourth printing. Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Signed by author. Items laid in: Newspaper clipping, "Man survived to tell tale of own scalping", from The Dallas morning news, undated (2 sheets); newspaper clipping, "Barbara Latham showing in Taos", from the Albuquerque journal, Aug. 3, 1972. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 11 (SW Writers): Gift of Flora Bittick, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-034). Signed by author. Laid-in newspaper clipping removed; contact staff to view removed item. Inscribed on front paste-down endpaper: Lillian Swegler. Inscribed in pencil on front free endpaper: To John and Lillian with love, Gertrude and Wilson. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 12 (SW Writers): Gift of Karen Stehling, 2014 (Access. No. 2014-149). Inscribed by author, Christmas 1961. Clothbound.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 13 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Paperbound.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Tales of old-time Texas, J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Barbara Latham
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"Notes and credits": p. [313]-327
Contents
Corn dodgers and San Jacinto corn -- The wild woman of the Navidad -- The dream that saved Wilbarger -- Bigfoot Wallace and the hickory nuts -- Jim Bowie's knife -- The robinhooding of Sam Bass -- Northers, drouths, and sandstorms -- Frozen inside a buffalo hide -- The cold-nosed hounds -- Honey in the rock -- The Texas bluebonnet -- The headless horseman of the mustangs -- A ranch on the Nueces -- Desperate rides -- The planter who gambled away his bride -- The panther's scream -- Bears are intelligent people -- Old Bill, Confederate ally -- Colonel Abercrombie's mole -- The green powder keg -- In a drouth crack -- The stranger of Sabine Pass -- Longworth's vicey-versey map -- Guarded by rattlesnakes -- The Apache secret of the Guadalupes -- O. Henry's treasure hunt -- Where did Sam McFarland cross the Colorado? -- The Mescla man -- Notes and credits -- Index
Control code
604362
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 336 pages
Lccn
55010755 /L/r853
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (Main): Reprinted 1956.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-004). Author's ANS to Burbie [i.e., Bertha Dobie], 16 November 1955, Austin, on flyleaf. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-004). Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-004). Author's ANS to Edgar [Kincaid], 1955, Austin, on flyleaf.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): Fifth printing. Gift of Wilfred and Bridget Webb, 1990 (Access. No. 1990-050). Bookplate of The Wilfred Webbs. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 7 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1990 (Access. No. 1990-064). Author's ANS to Wilson [Hudson], Nov. 25, 1956, Austin, on flyleaf. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 8 (SW Writers): From the Library of Alex Stedman. Gift of Emily Dunbar, 1993 (Access. No. 1993-215). Author's ANS to Alex Stedman, March 9/56, on flyleaf. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 9 (SW Writers): Gift of J. Edwin Smith, 2002 (Access. No. 2002-074). Author's inscribed presentation copy to Virginia & Ed. Smith, Nov. 15/55. Owner's signature in pencil on front pastedown endpaper. Label on back paste-down endpaper: "Brown Book Shop 1013 Fannin Houston 2, Texas." With incomplete and covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 10 (SW Writers): Fourth printing. Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Signed by author. Items laid in: Newspaper clipping, "Man survived to tell tale of own scalping", from The Dallas morning news, undated (2 sheets); newspaper clipping, "Barbara Latham showing in Taos", from the Albuquerque journal, Aug. 3, 1972. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 11 (SW Writers): Gift of Flora Bittick, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-034). Signed by author. Laid-in newspaper clipping removed; contact staff to view removed item. Inscribed on front paste-down endpaper: Lillian Swegler. Inscribed in pencil on front free endpaper: To John and Lillian with love, Gertrude and Wilson. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 12 (SW Writers): Gift of Karen Stehling, 2014 (Access. No. 2014-149). Inscribed by author, Christmas 1961. Clothbound.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 13 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Paperbound.
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