Author:Bowman, James Cloyd

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John Henry: The Rambling Black Ulysses

By: Bowman, James Cloyd

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman & Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22121

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[minor wear to book at extremities; jacket a little rubbed/scuffed on front panel, moderate wear and shallow chipping along top edge, uneven fading to rear panel, still colorful and attractive]. (pen & ink drawings, illustrated endpapers) An enhanced retelling of the John Henry legend, "a lusty, robust tale of adventure interwoven with many typical songs and tall tales of the Old South." The author somewhat specialized in this sort of thing, having previously written "epics of American folklore" about Paul Bunyan, Winabojo (an Ojibwe spirit-boy) and Pecos Bill -- the latter t... View more info