The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore - I: Proverbs, Riddles, Customs, Speech, Games, Tales / II: Folk Ballads / III: Folk Songs / IV: The Music of the Ballads / V: The Music of the Folk Songs / VI: Popular Beliefs and Superstitions 1-4783 / VII: Popular Beliefs and Superstitions 4874-8569 [Complete in 7 Volumes]


Complete in seven (7) volumes, uniformly bound in light brown buckram, with spine panels lettered in gold foil. Originally issued 1952-64. Most volumes show no or only minimal shelf wear, Near Fine to Fine, with text block edges a bit dulled by age, several with text block edges mildly foxed. Firm bindings, clean interiors. All volumes in dust jackets ranging Good to Near Fine, most showing mild toning along spine panels; 3 of the DJs (II, III, IV) display modest loss at spine extremities and/or corners and show short titles inked on spine panels. Vol. VII is ex-library, typically marked/stamped but only slight wear, dust jacket flaps glued to fixed endpapers. Vol. I is 3rd ptg., Vols. II-VII all 1st ptgs. xiv,712 + xxiv,747 + xxx,710 + lxiv,420 + xli,639 + lxxi,664 + xxxiii,677 pp., woodcut illus.

Title: The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore - I: Proverbs, Riddles, Customs, Speech, Games, Tales / II: Folk Ballads / III: Folk Songs / IV: The Music of the Ballads / V: The Music of the Folk Songs / VI: Popular Beliefs and Superstitions 1-4783 / VII: Popular Beliefs and Superstitions 4874-8569 [Complete in 7 Volumes]

Author Name: White, Newman Ivey (general editor); Henry M. Belden, Paul G. Brewster, Wayland D. Hand, Arthur Palmer Hudson, Jan. P. Schinhan, Archer Taylor, Stith Thompson, Bartlett Jere Whiting, George P. Wilson (assoc. editors)

Illustrator: Clare Leighton

Categories: American South, Myth, Religion & Folklore,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1952

ISBN Number: B004GJVGEK

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 042520