Folklore and the Sea

544pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780913372364
MSP012

$24.95

Horace Beck, a former professor of American Literature at Middlebury College, has been gathering the sea's folklore for 70 years in Europe, North America, and the West Indies. This collection of legends, songs, superstitions, and stories, both true and apocryphal includes spectral ships,...
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Horace Beck, a former professor of American Literature at Middlebury College, has been gathering the sea's folklore for 70 years in Europe, North America, and the West Indies. This collection of legends, songs, superstitions, and stories, both true and apocryphal includes spectral ships, mermaids and mermen, pirates, sea language, sea monsters, navigation and weather lore, names on sea and shore, and much more. Library Journal called Folklore and the Sea "a browser's delight as well as a researcher's gold mine."

Specifications

Author:
Horace Beck
Pages:
544pages
Dimensions:
6 x 9
ISBN:
ISBN: 9780913372364
Supplier/Publisher:
Mystic Seaport

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