Mustangs and Cow Horses. J. Frank Dobie, Mody Boatright, Harry Ransom.

Mustangs and Cow Horses

Hardcover, Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1940. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Edition/First Printing. INSCRIBED by Dobie in black ink on the pictorial free endpaper. Inscription reads "For my friend George Fitzpatrick with good memories Frank Dobie 8/22/41." George Fitzpatrick was the editor of New Mexico Magazine for 34 years beginning in 1935 and was responsible for building it into a modern magazine that still exists today. Mustangs and Cow Horses contains 37 stories and histories of Texas horses and horsemen from the time of the Spanish until 1940. Edited by Dobie, Boatright, and Harry H. Ransom - for whom the world class special collections library at the University of Texas at Austin is named. In addition to his editorial work, Dobie wrote four of the contributions. Half title page contains blind stamp of George Fitzpatrick and two small light smudges at bottom right corner. Copyright page has moderately sized light black smudge on bottom left corner. Book is bumped at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has a 1 inch by 1 inch piece missing from bottom of spine that does effect the word Society in Texas Folk-Lore Society. DJ is price clipped. Dust jacket has small stains on spine. DJ protected in mylar. Ships same or next business day. According to Reese in Six Score, Dobie used his work in this book to help write his later book, The Mustangs which is listed in Six Score as #33 and in 44&44 as #66. ; Signed by Author. [Item #68933]

Price: $500.00

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