Fantastic Folklore and Fact : New England Tales of Land and Sea. in dustjacket.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

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SNOW, Edward Rowe. Fantastic Folklore and Fact : New England Tales of Land and Sea. New York : Dodd, Mead and Co., (1968). Pp. (6),vii-x,(4),3-270,(6)+ 16 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 190 2 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). Part I. Strange Tales. 1. Mysteries on Georges Bank; 2. Salem's Doomed Ship [the Noah's Dove]; 3. Boston Light's Weird Woman; 4. The Lady of Greenbush; 5. Ghosts aboard the Lucy Jackson; 6. The Phantom Boat. Part II. Facts. 1. Lizzie Borden, Newburyport and Timothy Dexter; 2. An Escape from State Prison; 3. The Willey Disaster; 4. Dr. Ball's Miraculous Escape; 5. New England Trees; 6. The Rescue of Molly Finney; 7. A New England Hermitess; 8. The Austin Duels; 9. America's First Aerial Photograph; 10. Dorothy's Rescue; 11. Tales of Newbury. Part III. Legends. 1. The Rip Van Winkle of the Blue Hills; 2. The Walking Corpse of Malden; 3. The Old Man of the Mountains; 4. The Devil in Connecticut; 5. Grindstone Hill; 6. Unusual Creatures of the Maine Woods; 7. Peter Rugg, the Missing Man; 8. A Rollicking Ghost; 9. Coronation Rock; 10. Neil Hilton's Ghost. Part IV. True Tales. 1. Dead Man's Ledge; 2. The Privateer Dash, Pride of Portland; 3. Is It Lost Forever?; 4. Cape Elizabeth; 5. Lost in the Fog; 6. Jack Bunker; 7. Jeremiah Bumstead; 8. Far-flung Boon Island; 9. The Subchaser S-241; 10. The Portland. Some minor edgewear, name inked to flyleaf, else very good in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00

Title: Fantastic Folklore and Fact : New England Tales of Land and Sea. in dustjacket.

Author Name: SNOW, Edward Rowe

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Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co., New York, 1968,:

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