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UPSTATE DOWNSTATE:  FOLK STORIES OF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES., Jagendorf, M.  Introduction by Henry W. Shoemaker.

Author Name    Jagendorf, M. Introduction by Henry W. Shoemaker.

Title   UPSTATE DOWNSTATE: FOLK STORIES OF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good-

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York Vanguard Press 1949

Illustrator   Howard Simon.

Seller ID   27725

299 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H). B&w drawings. "Here are stories overflowing with excitement and crammed with laughs - stories about enchanted fish, friendly giants, daring hunters, trained mosquitoes, evil pirates; stories about ordinary sailors and farmers and millers, and stories about characters from history; stories about people and stories about phantoms and ghosts. These stories come from the great states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, but they will be cherished - just as was 'New England Bean-Pot', Dr. Jagendorf's first collection of folk stories - by boys and girls from every state - yes, and by their parents, too. You get some idea of what a wonderful adventure this book provides from the titles of some of its fifty-seven stories: Mighty Mose, the Bowery B'hoy; The Tale of Anthony's Nose; The Phantom Painter in the Steeple; A New Way of Tamin' Wolves; Hi-Ho, the Mosquitoes of New Jersey!; Jonas and the Sturgeon; The Best Devil in the Land; The Fiddler of Fiddler's Bridge; Fiery-Tempered Jake; Fearless John and the Giant Monster; The Hex and the Oxen; A Trickster Tricks the Devil; Chug-Chug Along the O-h-i-o; The Haunted Mine; Cookus, Bopple, and Yeakle; The Spider on the Wall;, etc., etc." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear, light browning to fore-edge of text block, minor browning on inside hinge gutters. Dust jacket is price clipped, has heavy fading to spine (lettering still very legible), light rubbing, very light soiling, light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling with some tiny chips and small tears, a few tiny foxing marks on inside surface, protected in a mylar sleeve.

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