New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1951. California edition, first edition thus. Hardcover. SIGNED. 806pp. Octavo [22 cm] Rust colored cloth over boards with gilt stamped titles on the backstrip and front board and a small gilt stamped vignette on the front cover. Very good. The extremities are gently bumped and rubbed. The price-clipped dust jacket is in good condition, with numerous small open and closed tears in the edges, one with tape staining around it. There are multiple light damp stains on the jacket, however they are only visible on the verso. Item #45320
A special regional edition. With 500 stories and 50 folksongs. Signed by B. A. Botkin on the front free endpaper.