JOHNSVILLE IN THE OLDEN TIME, AND OTHER STORIES. Nathan J. Bailey.

JOHNSVILLE IN THE OLDEN TIME, AND OTHER STORIES. New York: Printed by Edward O. Jenkins' Sons, 20 North William Street, 1884. Large octavo, pp. [1-7] 8 [9] 10-255 [256: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original bevel-edged maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, a.e.g., floral patterned endpapers. First edition. A collection of tall tales and legends set in the mid-Hudson Valley region of New York, especially around Fishkill. They have a nostalgic antiquarian flavor, probably intended to evoke the feeling of Washington Irving. Wright (III) 220. Spine panel sunned, cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy. (#138044).

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