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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."

Folklore and the Sea 1999, Booksales, Edison

ISBN-13: 9780785811190


Folklore and the Sea 1977, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT

ISBN-13: 9780819560520

Also A, -4063-3, $40.00

Trade paperback

Folklore and the sea 1973, Published for the Marine Historical Association, Mystic Seaport, by..., Middletown, Conn.

ISBN-13: 9780819540621


Folklore and the Sea 1970, Mystic Seaport Museum

ISBN-13: 9780913372364

2nd edition

Trade paperback