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Title: Wait Till Martin Comes

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Title: Wait Till Martin Comes Title Record # 1375501
Author: Frances G. Wickes
Date: 1921-00-00
Length: short story
Language: English
  • Published in Wickes, ed., Happy Holidays, illus. Gertrude Kay (Rand McNally, 1921), p59-62; LCCN 21-5919 (viewed at HathiTrust)
  • That 1921 anthology contains several stories by Wickes and several "adapted" by Wickes, as credited in the table of contents and the interior headings, which sometimes differ. This story is the fourth in "Hallowe'en", 3rd of 17 book sections, where it begins under two headings (mid-page 59): Wait Till Martin Comes // Frances G. Wickes The Contents gives this two-line listing: Wait Till Martin Comes // Adapted from an Old Tale by Frances G. Wickes
  • Listed in the 1936 anthology as "Wait Till Martin Comes (tale from the USA's Old South)" or, more likely, with a stated origin such as "(Negro folktale)" that the reviewer at LibraryThing felt obliged to paraphrase.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Ghosts and Goblins: Stories for Hallowe'en and Other Times 1936-08-20 ed. Wilhelmina Harper E. P. Dutton   $2.00 271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
Ghosts and Goblins 1965-09-30 ed. Wilhelmina Harper E. P. Dutton   $4.50 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth William Wiesner  
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