New Hampshire Folk Tales Hardcover 1932 Mrs. Moody P. Gore & Mrs. Guy E. Speare - Folklore - Local Legends - Witchcraft - New England


Title: New Hampshire Folk Tales

Author: Mrs. Moody P. Gore, Mrs. Guy E. Speare (compiled by)

Description: Green cloth boards stamped in silver. Very faint wear to head and foot of spine. Previous owner's name on ffep. Pages clean. Small soil spot on fore-edge of text block. 13 illustrated plates. xvi, 265 pp. 7.5 x 5.25 inches.

A collection of more than 110 stories, folktales, local legends, and accounts of historical regional lore that had been passed down in families of New Hampshire. These were collected and published by the New Hampshire Federation of Women's Clubs for the advent of the state's 150th anniversary celebration. These stories range from tales of Indians and pioneer settlers, witchcraft and hauntings, to local legends and famous personages.

Contents: Introduction; Before the White Men Came to New Hampshire; When the White Men Came to New Hampshire; Tales that Grandmothers Told of Pioneer Life; Under the Shadow of Crotched Mountain in Greenfield; Tales of Animals; The Revolutionary Period; Witchcraft in New Hampshire; Superstitions; Tales of Famous Persons and Places.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: New Hampshire Federation of Women's Clubs
Year: 1932

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: New Hampshire, New England, folk tales, folktales, folklore, local legends, witchcraft, superstition, pioneers,

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