skip to content
Upstate, downstate; folk stories of the Middle Atlantic States. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Upstate, downstate; folk stories of the Middle Atlantic States.

Author: M A Jagendorf
Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press [1949]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Here are stories about enchanted fish, friendly giants, daring hunters, trained mosquitoes, evil pirates; about ordinary sailors and farmers and millers, and stories about characters from history; stories about people and stories about phantoms and ghosts. They emanate from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jagendorf, M.A. (Moritz Adolph), 1888-
Upstate, downstate.
New York, Vanguard Press [1949]
(OCoLC)579028676
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M A Jagendorf
OCLC Number: 1437817
Description: xix, 299 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Henry W. Shoemaker --
New York: Mighty Mose, the Bowery b'hoy ; The Devil and the Good Book ; The tale of Anthony's nose ; The phantom painter in the steeple ; In Coney Island by the Sea ; A baker's dozen ; Pig in the poke ; Adirondack skeeters ; Sam Patch, the jumpin' man ; Maiden Lane in the golden days ; Canawlers on the E-ri-ee Canal ; Lady Morris in her mansion ; A new way of tamin' wolves ; The witch tree of the North Country --
New Jersey: Hi-ho, the mosquitoes of New Jersey! ; The strange trial ; Jonas and the sturgeon ; The foe in the dark ; The young witch-horse ; The treasure under the tree ; The seven sisters ; The gunsmith and the maiden ; Pirate Yan Yost of Communipaw ; The saga of Stretch Garrison ; Bees in the bonnets in New Jersey ; The best Devil in the land --
Delaware: Herman and his horse ; The fiddler of Fiddler's Bridge ; Fiery-tempered Jake ; The enemy in the night ; Dutch Peter and the fortunetelling tailor ; Fearless John and the giant monster ; The ghost of Samuel Chew ; Arnsy Maull, the conjure man --
Pennsylvania: Joe Magerack, the steel-mill man ; True love in the Blue Mountains ; Along the Monongahela ; The hex and the oxen ; Land of wonders ; Young John ; A trickster tricks the Devil ; The wolf-bride ; Big Ghost, Little Ghost--
who's scared of a ghost? ; The good witch-doctor in the mountains ; Chug-chug along the O-hi-o ; The great sacrifice ; The haunted mine --
Washington and Maryland: Three little tales of Washington ; Clever Jacob Gibson ; A merry tale of Rich Neck Farm ; Romance at Tulip Hill ; Cookus, Bopple, and Yeakle ; The white mule ghost ; God's well ; Tell a tale of Ara Spence ; The spider in the wall ; Adventure in Plaindealing ; The blue dog.
Responsibility: Illustrated by Howard Simon; introd. by Henry W. Shoemaker.

Abstract:

Here are stories about enchanted fish, friendly giants, daring hunters, trained mosquitoes, evil pirates; about ordinary sailors and farmers and millers, and stories about characters from history; stories about people and stories about phantoms and ghosts. They emanate from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1437817> # Upstate, downstate; folk stories of the Middle Atlantic States.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "1437817" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/398.21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2335890#Topic/folklore_united_states> ; # Folklore--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2335890#Topic/folktales> ; # Folktales
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2335890#Topic/tales_middle_atlantic_states> ; # Tales--Middle Atlantic States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1240044> ; # Middle Atlantic States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1142246> ; # Tales
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2335890#Topic/folklore_middle_atlantic_states> ; # Folklore--Middle Atlantic States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/930306> ; # Folklore
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/74789576> ; # Moritz Adolph Jagendorf
    schema:datePublished "1949" ;
    schema:description "Here are stories about enchanted fish, friendly giants, daring hunters, trained mosquitoes, evil pirates; about ordinary sailors and farmers and millers, and stories about characters from history; stories about people and stories about phantoms and ghosts. They emanate from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2335890> ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/579028676> ;
    schema:name "Upstate, downstate; folk stories of the Middle Atlantic States."@en ;
    schema:productID "1437817" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1437817#PublicationEvent/new_york_vanguard_press1949> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2335890#Agent/vanguard_press> ; # Vanguard Press
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1437817> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2335890#Agent/vanguard_press> # Vanguard Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Vanguard Press" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1142246> # Tales
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tales"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1240044> # Middle Atlantic States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Middle Atlantic States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/930306> # Folklore
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Folklore"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/74789576> # Moritz Adolph Jagendorf
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1888" ;
    schema:deathDate "1981" ;
    schema:familyName "Jagendorf" ;
    schema:givenName "Moritz Adolph" ;
    schema:givenName "M. A." ;
    schema:name "Moritz Adolph Jagendorf" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/579028676>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Upstate, downstate." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1437817> ; # Upstate, downstate; folk stories of the Middle Atlantic States.
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.