Crabtree's Collection Old Books: Folk
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BOTKIN, B. A., EDITED BY,
A Treasury of New England Folklore: stories, ballads, and traditions of Yankee folk.
NY, American Legacy Press, (1989). Revised ed. VG. Paste down pictorial beach scene with light house. Dark blue binding, gilt lettering. Beautiful book.
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N du livre: BOOKS049985I
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | CHF 12]
Catalogue: Folk

 
BROOKS, JOHN K., INTRODUCTION BY JANE M. EATON,
Our Scene: gems of downeast Maine.
Gardiner, ME, Steele Pub Co, (1991). 2nd ptg. VG PB. Inscribed by author. Brooks shows he enjoys the simple things in life: walks in the wood to cellar holes where people laid. out their futures in intricate stonework, the height of Trimble Mountain in Robbinston, paddles on Western Lake, etc. Few wrinkles cover.
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N du livre: BOOKS029012I
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 | CHF 21.5]
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BUCKLE, EILEEN AND DEREK LORD,
In the Country: 250 years of country life in paintings, prose and poetry.
London, New English Library, (1979). VG in VG DJ. All that's best about the country in amusing stories, pictures, and poems.
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N du livre: BOOKS009064I
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CARVER, BILL (SIGNED BY AUTHOR),
Some More Branch Water Tales: country poor, mountain proud.
Andrews, NC, Mountain Voice Publishers, (2001). VG PB plus CD with extra tales. A trip to the world of Appalachia before the technology revolution. Gripping narratives give a rare insight into a. way of life from an insider.
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N du livre: BOOKS052282I
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COHN, AMY L., COMPILED,
From Sea to Shining Sea: a treasury of American folklore and folk songs.
NY, Scholastic, (1993). VG in VG DJ ex-libnrary. More then 140 American folktales, folk songs, poems, and essays, placed in historical context. Library markings.
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N du livre: BOOKS051092I
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 10 | CHF 11]
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GOULD, JOHN,
The Jonesport Raffle and numerous other Maine veracities researched & methodically arranged.
Boston, Little Brown, (1969). 1st ed. VG in G DJ. Owner scraped front endpaper, DJ rubbed. Length & breadth of Maine & back through to 16th century fishing camps that were. set up a hundred years before Plymouth & Jamestown. The man who raffled off his horse quite a time after it died, the origin and history of schoolmarms, down east thrift, evils of drink, Maine weather, lumbering folklore, Paul Bunyan, last cariboux in Maine, a horse in a well, and a pet trout, as well as essays on sex in Maine, how to roll off a log, and ends with the tale of the first cat. DJ price clipped. Gould was born in Boston in 1908, raised in Freeport, Maine, educated at Bowdoin College, and lived with his wife Dorothy in Lisbon Falls, Maine. Farmer and professional guide, write a weekly column for the Christian Science Monitor for 20 years, harvests maple sugar, furniture maker, fishing, and sailing.
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N du livre: BOOKS052087I
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GOULD, JOHN,
The Jonesport Raffle and numerous other Maine veracities researched & methodically arranged.
Boston, Little Brown, (1969). 1st ed. VG in G DJ. Owner's bookplate fep, name scraped off, DJ edge wear, rubbed. Length & breadth of Maine & back to 16th century fishing camps a. hundred years before Plymouth & Jamestown.
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N du livre: BOOKS028992I
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GOULD, JOHN,
Old Hundredth.
NY, Norton, (1987). 1st ed 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. John Gould has written 23 books about New England, from his home in Friendship Maine, to the nation's borders. set up a hundred years before Plymouth & Jamestown. The man who raffled off his horse quite a time after it died, the origin and history of schoolmarms, down east thrift, evils of drink, Maine weather, lumbering folklore, Paul Bunyan, last cariboux in Maine, a horse in a well, and a pet trout, as well as essays on sex in Maine, how to roll off a log, and ends with the tale of the first cat. DJ price clipped. Gould was born in Boston in 1908, raised in Freeport, Maine, educated at Bowdoin College, and lived with his wife Dorothy in Lisbon Falls, Maine. Farmer and professional guide, write a weekly column for the Christian Science Monitor for 20 years, harvests maple sugar, furniture maker, fishing, and sailing.
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N du livre: BOOKS052088I
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | CHF 17.5]
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HAND, WAYLAND D., EDITOR,
American Folk Legend: a symposium.
Berkeley, CA, Univ of California Press, 1971. G in G DJ ex-library.
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N du livre: BOOKS012297I
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | CHF 13.5]
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HARD, WALTER R., JR. & JANET C. GREENE,
Mischief in the Mountains: strange tales of Vermont & Vermonters.
Montpelier, VT, Vermont Life Magazine, (1971). 2nd ed. VG in G DJ. DJ chipped on edges.
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N du livre: BOOKS012543I
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | CHF 10]
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ELIZABETH HALL HARMON,
Chimney Pond Tales: yarns told by Leroy Dudley.
Cumberland Center, ME, Pamola Press, (1994). 3rd ptg. VG PB. Guide and spinner of tales at Chimney Pond on Maine's Mount Katahdin, Leroy Dudley, enchanted with tales about Pamola,. the Penobscot Indian god of thunder who protected the mountain for the first half of the 20th century.
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N du livre: BOOKS050345I
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ELIZABETH HALL HARMON,
Chimney Pond Tales: yarns told by Leroy Dudley.
Cumberland Center, ME, Pamola Press, (1994). 3rd ptg. G PB ex-library. Guide and spinner of tales at Chimney Pond on Maine's Mount Katahdin, Leroy Dudley, enchanted with tales about Pamola,. the Penobscot Indian god of thunder who protected the mountain for the first half of the 20th century. Inscribed by Jane Thomas, illustrator. Includes marker from publisher about the Chimney Pond Tales. Library markings. Library markings.
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N du livre: BOOKS052429I
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ELIZABETH HALL HARMON,
Chimney Pond Tales: yarns told by Leroy Dudley.
Cumberland Center, ME, Pamola Press, (1991). 1st ptg. VG PB. Guide and spinner of tales at Chimney Pond on Maine's Mount Katahdin, Leroy Dudley, enchanted with tales about Pamola,. the Penobscot Indian god of thunder who protected the mountain for the first half of the 20th century.
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N du livre: BOOKS052746I
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HILL, LEWIS & NANCY,
Country Living: a source book of projects and friendly advice.
Emmaus, PA, Rodale, (1987). 1st ptg. VG in G DJ. Most Americans would rather live in the country. A guidebook for those dreams. DJ spotted & faded, binding darkened spot.
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N du livre: BOOKS034672I
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C. J. T. INTRODUCTION BY,
Folk-Lore and Legends English.
Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1891. G. In his introduction, C.J.T. laments tht the old English Folklore Tales are fast dying out. The simplicity of character. necessary for the retaining of old memories and beliefs is being lost, more rapidly in English, perhaps, than in any other part of the world. In nursery tales and folklore, he has taken pains to gives them as they are in the earliest editions. Half leather, marbled boards and endpapers. Edge wear, title on spine in gilt, owner name, front endpaper creased at bottom corner.
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N du livre: BOOKS052085I
USD 44.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 | CHF 42.5]
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