A Treasury of American Folklore: Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the People

By: BOTKIN, B. A. (editor)

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A compendium of all manner of American folk songs, stories, ballads and traditions of the people. With snippets from famous writings, musical notations and excerpts of dialogue. The stories are organized loosely by topics, such as "Pseudo Bad Men", "Liars", "Ballads and Songs", etc. Edited by B. A. Botkin, with a foreword by Carl Sandburg. --- In red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped dragon/horse image to cover, titling in gilt to spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With a loosened rear cover, a tear to cloth at head of spine, prior owner's inked name to front free endpaper, light chafing and bumps to cover edges, else a sturdy, sound copy.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xxvii, 932 pages

Title: A Treasury of American Folklore: Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the People

Author Name: BOTKIN, B. A. (editor)

Categories: >>Fiction, >>American Society, Life in the US,

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1944

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 83270