WorldCat Identities

Emrich, Duncan 1908-1977

Overview
Works: 126 works in 300 publications in 3 languages and 8,810 library holdings
Genres: Ballads  Folklore  Songs and music  Juvenile works  Folk songs  Field recordings  Sea songs  History  Songs  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Writer of accompanying material, Speaker, Performer, Author of introduction, Collector, Other, Composer
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Most widely held works by Duncan Emrich
American folk poetry: an anthology by Duncan Emrich( Book )

12 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of American songs, poems, and ballads, grouped under such headings as "Children's Songs", "Love", "Wars and Other Disasters", and "Work Chants."
Folklore on the American land by Duncan Emrich( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes "chapters on everything from children's rhymes to epitaphs, including folk beliefs and superstitions, proverbs, legends, tales, folk language, songs and ballads, sections on the folklore of birth, marriage, and death ... seventy-one songs with music."
The nonsense book : of riddles, rhymes, tongue twisters, puzzles and jokes from American folklore by Duncan Emrich( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes an account of the history of nonsense and explains the difference between the various forms, containing numerous examples of each
The hodgepodge book: an almanac of American folklore; containing all manner of curious, interesting, and out-of-the-way information drawn from American folklore, and not to be found anywhere else in the world; as well as jokes, conundrums, riddles, puzzles, and other matter designed to amuse and entertain--all of it most instructive and delightful by Duncan Emrich( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On title page: Containing all manner of curious, interesting, and out-of-theway information drawn from American folklore, and not to be found anywhere else in the world. As well as jokes, conundrums, riddles, puzzles, and other matter designed to amuse and entertain
The Whim-wham book( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of riddles, jokes, jump rope rhymes, wishes, summer camp songs, and other Americana alive in the United States today
It's an old Wild West custom by Duncan Emrich( Book )

9 editions published between 1913 and 1951 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lucius Beebe reader by Lucius Beebe( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lucius Beebe Reader is as rare as the man whose work it contains
The folklore of weddings and marriage; the traditional beliefs, customs, superstitions, charms, and omens of marriage and marriage ceremonies by Duncan Emrich( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comstock bonanza; western Americana of J. Ross Browne, Mark Twain, Sam Davis, Bret Harte, James W. Gally, Dan de Quille, Joseph T. Goodman [and] Fred Hart by Duncan Emrich( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1991 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy songs, ballads, and cattle calls from Texas by Duncan Emrich( Recording )

15 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and ballads of American history and of the assassination of presidents by Duncan Emrich( Recording )

11 editions published between 1941 and 1998 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The folklore of love and courtship; the charms and divinations, superstitions and beliefs, signs and prospects of love, sweet love by Duncan Emrich( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cowboy's own brand book by Duncan Emrich( Book )

2 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to read cattle brands and how to design some of your own. Grades 4 and up
The book of wishes and wishmaking by Duncan Emrich( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the perfect conditions for making wishes and the rituals one must follow if the wishes are to come true
Anglo-American songs and ballads by Duncan Emrich( Recording )

29 editions published between 1941 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American sea songs and shanties by Duncan Emrich( Recording )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West by Duncan Emrich( Recording )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-American songs and ballads by Duncan Emrich( Recording )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack tales, told by Mrs. Maud Gentry Long of Hot Springs, N.C( Recording )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal tales told in the Gullah dialect by Albert H. Stoddard of Savannah, Georgia by Duncan Emrich( Recording )

2 editions published between 1949 and 1955 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The cowboy's own brand book
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Alternative Names

controlled identityComstocker, 1908-1977

Comstocker

Emrich, D. 1908-1977

Emrich, Duncan B. 1908-1977

Emrich, Duncan B.M. 1908-1977

Emrich Duncan Black Macdonald

Emrich, Duncan Black MacDonald 1908-1977

Emrich, Duncan L.

Macdonald, Blackie 1908-1977

The Comstocker

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