Cowboys Love Cokesbury’s — 1947

by Paula Bosse


by Paula Bosse

Today is my late father’s birthday. He was, in every respect of the word, a “bookman.” Every year on his birthday I post something bookstore-related.

His specialty was Texana and Western Americana. This Texas-themed Cokesbury’s ad is from September 1947, the same month The Aldredge Book Store opened (the store my father — Dick Bosse — eventually owned, a store which was also known for having “some pretty good books on Texas”).


Sources & Notes

This ad appeared in the Sept. 28, 1947 edition of The Dallas Morning News.

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