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A Treasury of American Folklore (1944)

by B. A. Botkin

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Book Description: New York: Crown Publishers, 1944. Hard Cover. Very Good - to near Fine/Fair. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9¾" tall. Brick red cloth boards with gilt design on cover and giltprint on spine. Hint of bump at corners. Some dirty spots on page edges. 932 pp. Dust Jacket Very colorful, but with tears, chips, etc. Some browning at cover hinges 1" from hinge. Forward by Carl Sandburg.
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  Czrbr | Jun 7, 2010 |
Book Description: New York : Crown Publishers,1945. Thirteenth Printing. Binding is Hardcover; Blue cloth with dragon motif in gilt on front board. Fine.
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  Czrbr | Jun 7, 2010 |
A classic collection well worth browsing through or reading cover to cover; Of historical as well as literary interest; Music, games, sidewalk chants incuded ( )
  annbenjamin | Feb 27, 2010 |
I didn't realize this would still be ireadily available, but it doesn't completely surprise me as it is definitely a classic in its field. ( )
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Leach, JosephAbridgment / introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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This spectacular collection of five hundred stories and one hundred songs represents the best of American tall tales, yarns, myths, ballads, and more, about such legends as Buffalo Bill and Jesse James.
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A collection of folklore, including an index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs and an index of subjects and names.

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