Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 Inches. 245 PP. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5221
"The first book of Negro folklore from the North. All the tales were gathered in Michigan. But the storytellers came to Michigan from every state in the South." (from the DJ)
Includes chapters on "The Art of Negro Storytelling" and "Spirits and Hants" among many others. Original price of $4.75 intact on front flap. Light toning to board edges. DJ a bit worn and creased at edges and spine ends. A very attractive copy overall.