Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1947. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. Octavo; xvii, 301pp. Good copy in original decorated yellow cloth (with dust jacket remnants laid in). INSCRIBED on ffep "Dear Lynn and Johnnie Faulk-/We are sending you this to say-/Que vaya con dios. We/look forward to seeing you /back in Texas./Bertha and Frank Dobie/Austin/August 1948." Item #15595
John Henry Faulk was a protege of Dobie at the University of Texas who became a celebrated radio show host in New York City during the late 40's - early 50's. Faulk's radio career ended in 1957 when he was blacklisted. His subsequent successful lawsuit helped bring an end to the Hollywood blacklist. 'Fear on Trial,' his book about the experience, was made into a movie starring George C. Scott; the main branch of the Austin Public Library is named in his honor.