1958. Edited by John Flanagan and Arthur Palmer Hudson.
Contents: Section I. The Indian, Sect II Devil Tales, Sect III Ghost Tales , Sect IV Witchcraft and Superstition , Sect V Buried Treasure, Sect VI Frontier Humor and the Tall Tale, Sect VII Literary Ballads, Sect VIII Heroes and Demigods, Sect IX Yankees, Sect X Negro Tales Sect XI Fold Songs and Ballads and Sect XII Folk Wisdom.
Wonderful Volume (506pps) of stories, fables, poems, folk songs, ballads and illustrations of everything Americana . We have Faulkner, Frost, Eastman, Benjamin Franklin, Davy Crockett, Dunbar , Carl Sandburg, Edgar Allen Poe, Twain etc... too many to mention. Includes but not limited to Longfellow, "Hiawatha and Mudjekeewis", Irving, "The Devil and Tom Walker", Hawthorne," Young Goodman Brown", Randolp, "The Devil's Pretty Daughter". Irving, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", Lindsay, "The Ghosts of the Buffaloes", Carmer "The Lavender Evening Dress". Hawthorne "Feathertop", MacKaye, "The Scarecrow", Hearn, "New Orleans Superstitions", Chesnutt, "Po' Sandy", Poe, "The Gold Bug", Dobie, "Midas on a Goatskin", Faulkner "Spotted Horses", Thorpe, "The Big Bear of Arkansas", Joaquin Miller, "Kit Carson's Ride", Ransom, "Captain Carpenter", Coffin " The Lady of the Tomahawk", Crockett, "Sunrise in His Pocket" and "Grinning the Bark off a Tree", Stevens, "The Winter of Blue Snow", Lowell, "The Courtin' " and "Sunthin' in the Pastoral Line", Joel Chandler Harris, "The Wonderful Tar Baby Story"," Mr. Benjamin Ram and His Wodnderful Fiddle", "Uncle Remus Initiates the Little Boy", Zora Neale Hurston, "Ole Massa and John Who Wanted to Go To Heaven".
Folk Songs and Ballads, "Springfield Mountain", Young Charlotte", "The Buffalo Skinners", "The Old Chisholm Trail", "The Jam om Gerry's Rock", "Paul Jones", "Po' Laz'us", "Mister Boll Weevil", etc.
Folk Wisdom, Ben Franklin, "The Way To Wealth", Joel Harris, "Plantation Proverbs", Carl Sandburg, "The People, Yes". Book is in great condition, there is fading on the pages and brown spots on the back cover.
Great addition to your Library.