New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, Circa 1941. Fifth large printing. Hardcover. 357pp. Octavo [22 cm] Light brown and dark brown thickly woven cloth covered boards, with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and a gilt stamped design on the front cover. Very good. The spine ends are gently bumped. Very minor spine slant. There is a small scuff mark on the bottom edge of the text block. There is a bookseller's small label on the rear pastedown. The pages are yellowed. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Browned, rubbed and faded in many areas. The edges are creased. There are multiple very small losses from the edges. In addition, there are several small light moisture stains along the edges. Price-clipped. Item #29495
This is the first in the American Folkways series.