Texas Toys and Games

By: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

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253 pp, tan SC wraps w/green-red lettering w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the cover & title page illustrator. Book by the Texas Folklore Society devoted to games, toys, jump-rope rhymes, play-party games and other pastimes that kids had to invent for themselves. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials and the folk games encompass guessing, gambling, and counting out games; physically competitive games of chase, tag, & mock combat; skill games using sticks, stones, marbles, tops, & knikves; variations of baseball, basketball, and football; and rhythmic clapping, rope-jumping, and dance-like games.

Title: Texas Toys and Games

Author Name: Abernethy, Francis E. edited By

Illustrator: Abernethy, Francis and Clark, Barbara and Whitehead, Barbara

Categories: Entertainment, Folklore, Southwest, History, Texana, Americana, Non-Fiction,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1997

ISBN Number: 1574410377

ISBN Number 13: 9781574410372

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Size: Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Seller ID: 035721

Keywords: TEXAS FOLKLORE TEXANA GAMES AMERICANA HISTORY SOUTHWEST