True Tales and Curious Legends : Dramatic Stories from the Yankee Past. 2nd US in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

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SNOW, Edward Rowe. True Tales and Curious Legends : Dramatic Stories from the Yankee Past. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1969). Second American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),[1]-273,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo,green cloth with black lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: Treasure Ches ts, Pirates, and Diver's Gold: 1. America's First Treasure Diver; 2. ThomasTew, Thoreau, and a Treasure Chest; 3. A Pirate Cartographer Who Escaped H anging. Part II: Ghosts, Fantasies, and the Devil: 1. Princess Augusta and Dolphyn; 2. The Ghost of the Murdered Minister; 3. Pirate Lee and Three White Horses; 4. The Salem Druggist; 5. Satan and His Burial Place. Part III: The Femme Fatale and Others: 1. Lady Wentworth, or the Girl and the Governor; 2. Three Unfortunate Ladies; 3. Witchcraft; 4. Deborah, Who Fought in the Revolution; 5. Margaret Fuller. Part IV: Inland, the Coast, and New England Indians: 1. Yankee Vignettes; 2. The Giant Garnet; 3. Thunder and Lightning; 4. The Old Oaken Bucket; 5. Philip the Aggressor; 6. He Discovered theChelsea Fire; 7. The White Deer; 8. Anghemak-ti-koos of Agamenticus. Part V: Shipbuilding, Shipwrecks, and Sea Serpents: 1. Death on the North River;2. Peruvian and Francis; 3. Giovanni; 4. My Irish Ancester; 5. His Majesty , the Sea Serpent; 6. Donald McKay. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 25.00

Title: True Tales and Curious Legends : Dramatic Stories from the Yankee Past. 2nd US in dj.

Author Name: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Categories: 68,

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 75346

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED STATES FOLKLORE NEW ENGLAND SHIPWRECKS MERCANTILE,