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treasury of American folklore

treasury of American folklore

stories, ballads, and traditions of the people

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Published by Crown in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by B.A. Botkin ; with a foreword by Carl Sandburg
    ContributionsBotkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR"105"B58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination932 p. :
    Number of Pages932
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21138466M
    LC Control Number44-4275

    Stories, legends, tall tales, traditions, ballads and songs of American folks collected and edited by Botkin who was the folklore expert for the Library of Congress and president of the American Folklore Society pages, indexed, a little a little soiled. Get this from a library! The Life treasury of American folklore,. -- A collection of more than stories, legends, and sayings, and is designed to be a book of reference, with a glossary of people, places, and events in American folklore.

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    The Life Treasury of American Folklore. Time, Incorporated, - Tales - pages. 0 Reviews. A collection of more than stories, legends, and sayings, and is designed to be a book of reference, with a glossary of people, places, and events in American folklore. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. New York, NY: Crown Publishers Inc, 1st Ed. Library book, name stamps inside covers. Spine loose. Hardbound. 8vo. Pgs.. Fair. A Treasury of American Folklore published by Crown Publishers Inc, New York, NY, 1st Edition. Hardbound, no DJ. Size 8vo (up to /2'' tall). Condition: Fair. Library book, name stamps inside covers.


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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. From the Foreword: So here we have nothing less than an encyclopedia of the folklore of will pass the time, furnish laughter, provide entertainment.4/5.

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