Best of Helen Creighton. First Edition, Signed by Bauchman

By: CREIGHTON, Helen BAUCHMAN, Rosemary, (ed.)

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CREIGHTON, Helen. The Best of Helen Creighton : Selected and Introduced by Rosemary Bauchman. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1988). First Printing. Pp (3),4-143,(1),+ central 8-page section of b&w photos. 8vo, photo-illustrated grey card covers. "Before the time of radio, TV, and tape recorders, Helen Creighton made her way to fishing villages, offshore islands,and many remote and rural areas in Atlantic Canada seeking folk songs. Fro m her car she transported a melodeon in a wheelbarrow over the rocky paths that led to the homes of these singers, and there she persuaded them to sing their folk songs. After a musical session, often folk stories and folk sayings would be told, and this provided Helen Creighton with fascinating material which she later recorded in several books." - from the rear cover. Contents: Introduction; Books by Helen Creighton; Excerpts from Folklore of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia; Excerpts from Folklore of Bluenose Ghosts; Excerpts from Folklore of Bluenose Magic; Excerpts from A Life in Folklore; Some of the Songs and Their Singers; Two New Tales [The Destitute Family andMr. Locke" (Ashton Locke of Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick) and "Witch Story" (from Rose Valley, P.E.I.)]. Signed with inscription by Bauchman in May 1988 on first page. 13.00

Title: Best of Helen Creighton. First Edition, Signed by Bauchman

Author Name: CREIGHTON, Helen BAUCHMAN, Rosemary, (ed.)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1988, ISBN:0889993785:

Seller ID: 111865

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA FOLKLORE WOMEN CANADIAN FOLK HISTORY CANADA,