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A treasury of American folklore

A treasury of American folklore

stories, ballads, and traditions of the people

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Published by Bonanza Books 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
    Paginationxxvii , 932 p
    Number of Pages932
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21149249M
    ISBN 100517420570
    LC Control Number83-11817

    Item Details. A first edition copy of A Treasury of American Folklore edited by B. A. Botkin. This book is presented in a red cloth bound cover with gilt ornamentation of a dragon to its front. This first edition copy includes a foreword by Carl Sandburg and was published in by Crown Publishers of New York. A Treasury of American Folklore by B A Botkin starting at $ A Treasury of American Folklore has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

      The nature of folklore might preclude such attributions, but it would make for excellent follow-up reading on some of the outlandish tales told. The book will hardly be the final word on the subject, but it is a good beginning. A welcome addition to most library folklore collections.-Paul Kaplan, Lake Villa District Library, Ill. Library JournalAuthor: Steve Koppman. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook.

    Her first book, A Treasury of British Folklore: Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe, a beautifully illustrated introduction to the strange and varied lore of Britain, is now available from National Trust Books. Dee Dee's next two books, co-authored with #FolkloreThursday's Willow Winsham, are due from Batsford in winter , and spring   The Hardcover of the A Treasury of American Folklore: Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the People by B. A. Botkin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Due to COVID, orders may be : B. A. Botkin.


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Hardbound, no DJ. Size 8vo (up to /2'' tall). Condition: Fair. Library book, name stamps inside covers. Title: A Treasury of American Folklore Stories, Ballads, and Tradition of the People Author Name: B.A.

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His. B.A. Botkin's Treasury of American Folklore is a classic and profound examination of our historical and communal cultural past. The collection of stories is enlightened and not afraid to share our glorious, humorous past as well as our darker racisms and vulgarities/5(2).

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t6dx0f Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet .A treasury of American folklore by Botkin, Benjamin Albert; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Folklore, Tales; Places: United States.