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The forest legendary, or metrical tales of the North American woods.

Keese, John, ed.

Published by William van Norden and Josiah Adams, New York, 1845
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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A compilation of American poems, edited by John Keese. Volume stated: "No. 1," but it seems that no more have been published. Contents: "'North American Traditions' [an appeal to the American poet]," by Joseph Rodman Drake; "'The Acorn'?A Forest Legend," by Mrs. Elizabeth Oakes Smith; "'The Vigil of Faith'?A Legend of the Sources of the Hudson," by C. Fenno Hoffman; "'Onneko'?A Legend of the Catskill Mountains," by Alfred B. Street; "'The Birth of Thunder'?A Legend of the Sources of the Mississippi," by W. J. Snelling; "'The Lost Hunter'?A Legend of the Shawungunk Mountains," by Street; "'The Star Flower'?A Susquehanna Legend," by Mrs. Embury; "'The Culprit Fay'?A Legend of the Highlands of the Hudson," by Drake; and "'The Skeleton in Armor'?A Legend of the Scandinavians in America," by Longfellow. 12mo (4 ", 10.4 cm). vi, [1], (7)?96 pp. Publisher's textured brown cloth, front cover gilt-stamped with the title; very light rubbing to binding. Gilt edges. A very nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 10568

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Title: The forest legendary, or metrical tales of ...

Publisher: William van Norden and Josiah Adams, New York

Publication Date: 1845

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