Forgotten Towns of Southern New Jersey

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"Villages have disappeared even from the maps, the vestiges described by Beck having been obliterated by the bulldozer or the attrition of time. Only this book remains, a labor of love, to tell their stories." --Chicago Tribune

Long regarded as folklife classics, Henry Charlton Beck's books are vivid re-creations of the back roads, small towns, and legends that give New Jersey its special character. Rutgers University Press is pleased to make these important books available ...
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NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY 1961 PAPER BACK YELLOW GOOD 6 X 8 ? Pictorial cover: mild book, shelf, edge wear, rubs, corner bumps, some discoloration. Interior: black and white ... photographs. Front cover excerpt, "This New Jersey Classic is reprinted with 56 illustrations and a new foreword by the author." _PAB_ Read more Show Less

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1961 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall. First published in 1936, this book is the 1961, seventh printing, 278 pages, with 56 illustrations and a new Forword by the ... author. "Since Forgotten Towns was intially published, restoration has begun on two of the towns, Batsto and Atison. But some of the town have disappeared even from the maps where Henry Beck first found them, and the vestiges he describes have been obliterated by the bulldozer or the attrition of time." VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER. Read more Show Less

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"Villages have disappeared even from the maps, the vestiges described by Beck having been obliterated by the bulldozer or the attrition of time. Only this book remains, a labor of love, to tell their stories." --Chicago Tribune

Long regarded as folklife classics, Henry Charlton Beck's books are vivid re-creations of the back roads, small towns, and legends that give New Jersey its special character. Rutgers University Press is pleased to make these important books available again in newly designed editions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813503912
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1962

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