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A treasury of American folk humor a rare confection of laughter, tall tales, jests, and other gems of merriment of the American people by James Nathan Tidwell

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folk literature, American.,
  • American wit and humor.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS507 .T55
The Physical Object
Pagination620 p.
Number of Pages620
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6201821M
LC Control Number56011371

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