New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. 289pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title against a black ink stamped background on the spine, and a black ink stamped small emblem on the front board. Very good. The extremities are very gently bumped and rubbed. Subtly rolled spine. A previous owner's bookplate has been taped to the front pastedown. The pages are subtly tanned. In a good dust jacket, with rubbing. The spine of the jacket is faded. There are two pieces of tape on the rear inside flap, and there are numerous pieces of tape on the non-visible reverse side of the dust jacket. There are numerous very small losses from the creased edges. There are also several small closed tears in the edges. Item #32248
This is number 20 in the American Folkways Series.