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New York City folklore legends, tall tales, anecdotes, stories, sagas, heroes and characters, customs, traditions and sayings by Botkin, Benjamin Albert

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited, with an introd., by B. A. Botkin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.36 .B67 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 492 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4900047M
ISBN 100837193109
LC Control Number76043977
OCLC/WorldCa2463586

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