Johnson (1896) What They Say In New England – Folklore Sayings Superstitions 1st


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Johnson, Clifton. What They Say In New England: A Book of Signs, Sayings and Superstitions (Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1896) – It’s a wicked good book! First Edition

DuoDecimo. 263 pages, illustrated. Hardcover. Blue, cloth-covered boards in a linen texture, stamped in black and gilt on cover and in gilt on spine. Printed endpapers.

Condition: VG. Slight cant to spine. Hinges intact, endpapers complete, darkening of spine and top edge. Spine ends rubbed. Binding secure, though a little loose in front of frontispiece and between pages 160-161. A tiny bit of soiling scattered on a few pages.

Clifton Johnson (January 25, 1865 – January 22, 1940) was an American author, illustrator, and photographer. He published some 125 books in many genres including travel books, children’s stories, and biographies, many with his own illustrations and photographs. – Wikipedia