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Title A treasury of American folklore : stories, ballads, and traditions of the people / edited by B.A. Botkin ; with a foreword by Carl Sandburg.
Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, [2016]
National Book Network
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  398 T    IN LIBRARY
Description xxvii, 932 pages : music ; 24 cm
Note Originally published: 1944.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Backwoods boasters -- Pseudo bad men -- Killers -- Free lances -- Miracles men -- Patron saints -- Tall talk -- The sky's the limit -- Local cracks and slams -- Pranks and tricks -- Humorous anecdotes and jests -- Yarns and tall tales -- From the liars' bench -- Animal tales -- Nursery tales -- Witch tales -- Ghost tales -- Devil tales -- Queer tales -- Play rhymes and catch colloquies -- Singing and play-party games -- Ballads and songs.
Subject Folklore -- United States.
Added Author Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975, editor.
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967, author of foreword.
Added Title American folklore
ISBN 149302535X (hardback)
9781493025350 (hardback)