THE JACK TALES Told by R. M. Ward and His Kindred in the Beech Mountain Section of Western North Carolina and by Other Descendants of Council Harmon . with Three Tales from Wise County, Virginia

Chase, Richard

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Title: THE JACK TALES Told by R. M. Ward and His ...
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
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WARD, R.M. and Council Harmon; Richard Chase, ed.; Herbert Halpert, appendix; Berkeley Williams, Jr., illus
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company [1971], [Boston] (1971)
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company [1971], [Boston], 1971. Hardcover. New Edition. Octavo (23.25cm.); publisher's cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; xii,[4],201pp.; frontispiece, text illus. throughout. Light edge wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good or better. First published in 1943, The Jack Tales is "A set of variations on old fairy tales, done in the dialect and surroundings of the North Carolina mountains. These traditional tales are told to the mountain children for entertainment and to keep them amused while they perform such tedious tasks as stringing beans or shelling peas" - BOGER 79. Seller Inventory # 35147

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Edited by Richard Chase. Appendix complied by Herbert Halpert.
Published by Houghton Mifflin & Co, Cambridge MA (1949)
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin & Co, Cambridge MA, 1949. Hardcover. Condition: Good +. No Jacket. Illustrated By Berkeley Williams, Jr. (illustrator). 8 vo, 201+1 pp. Including Appendix & Parallels, and Glossary. Sixth impression, May 1949. Illustrated front cover against tan boards. Condition: A quarter inch turn to the spine, which has caused 1/2" cracks head and tail of the rear hinge. Previous owner's name inside front cover. Better than 60 years old, it still has a bunch yet to go. Signed by Chase on title page, Inscribed by Chase on Dedication page to previous owner and her children-- dated Feb., 1952. Seller Inventory # 1621606

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Richard Chase
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Book Description Riverside Press, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1St Edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # XH007K25BK

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