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Tales of old-time Texas. Illustrated by Barbara Latham. by J. Frank Dobie

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Published by Little Brown in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tales, American -- Texas,
  • Folklore -- Texas.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR110 T5 D63
The Physical Object
Pagination336p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20348723M

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