Suwannee River : Strange Green Land. Literary Guild printing


MATSCHAT, Cecile Hulse. Suwannee River : Strange Green Land. Illustrated byAlexander Key. New York, New York : The Literary Guild of America, Inc. (1 938). Pp (8),ix-x,[1]-296, (13-page section by Constance Lindsay Skinner),(1). Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, and numerous drawings to text. 8vo green cloth, with gilt to spine. No. 3 in the Rivers of America series, with a Constance Lindsay Skinner's short essay "Rivers and American Folk" appended. Fitzgerald S65. This is a literary sketch of the Suwannee River, Georgia. Matschat presents a fascinating mix of history, folklore and naturalhistory as one travels from the heart of the Okenfenokee Swamp down to the Gulf of Mexico. Part I. Swamp Folk. 1. Okefenokee; 2. Mound Builders and G iants; 3. Adventures in Dark Places; 4. Cannibals of the Swamp; 5. Snake Woman of Cowhousee; 6. King of Death; 7. Sugar in the Gourd; 8. Quiltin' Rivers; 9. The Phanton Deer of Carry's Rock; 10. Cane Grinding; 11. Wild is Wild; 12. Cella's Wedding Day; 13. Goliath and the B'ar; 14. Diah on Lost Island; 15. The Dancing Cranes. Part II. River Folk. 16. "Way down upon the Suwannee River"; 17. Florida Jungle; 18. Orchids and Wild Honey; 19. How Br'erRabbit Lost His Tail; 20. The Rose Lady of El Rio; 21. "Old Folks at Home" . Part III. Gulf Folk. 22. At Cedar Keys; 23. The Luck of the "Lura Lou". With bibliography, glossary and index. Slightly cocked, spine sunned, else very good. 25.00

Title: Suwannee River : Strange Green Land. Literary Guild printing

Author Name: MATSCHAT, Cecile Hulse Rivers of America Series 03 KEY, Alexander SKINNER, Constance Lindsay

Categories: 888,

Publisher: New York, 1938,:

Seller ID: 62428

Keywords: NAUTICAL RIVERS GEORGIA UNITED STATES AMERICAN HISTORY FLORIDIAN FLORIDA,