Historical Tales : The Romance of Reality - American

By: Morris, Charles

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1897. A collection of historical tales based in fact but transformed over the years into romanticized accounts of what actually happened - a bit of folklore and local legend. The book is one in a series of historical tales from different regions, this one focusing on American stories. Examples include: Frobisher and the Northwest Passage, How the Charter was Saved, How Franklin Came to Philadelphia, Daniel Boone - the Pioneer of Kentucky, Paul Revere's Ride, The Green Mountain Boys, A Quakeress Patriot, The Monitor and the Merrimac, Stealing a Locomotive, The sinking of the Albemarle, many more. Illustrated. Dark green cloth, 319 pages. Some light cover wear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound binding, clean pages free from names or other markings. A few pages have the top corner bent in. A clean and sound copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Title: Historical Tales : The Romance of Reality - American

Author Name: Morris, Charles

Categories: Fiction, Literature, Poetry, Literary History,

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 002090

Keywords: HISTORY LEGEND FOLKLORE TALL TALES HISTORICAL