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Category: All Categories: Folklore and Mythology: Folklore
242 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.

Arthurian Chronicles represented by Wace & Layamon. With an introduction by Lucy Allen Paton. : Everyman's Library No. 578

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent, [1928].
. 264 p. From library of St. Aidan Catholic Church, Brookline, MA, former parish of the Kennedy family. Hardcover Ex-Library in VG condition; blue cloth & gilt spine decorations

Appr.: | AUD 9.73 CAD 9.96 EUR 6.55 GBP 5.42 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 90.00 

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THE FOLK ART OF LATIN AMERICA A TRIPARTITE EXHIBITION THE BURNABY ART GALLERY-PERU

Very Good Soft cover, LIMITED CATALOG SQUARE 8V0, SQUARE 8V0. ALSO THE FINE ARTS GALLERY UNIV. OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, MEXICO AND GUATEMALA, THE SOMON FRASER GALLERY SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY, ECUADOR AND JUNGLE CRAFTS DURING FEBRUARY, 1973, UNIQUE EXHIBITION CATALOG, PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN BREUKELMAN, PRINTING BY O'BRIEN PRESS LIMITED, SMALL DISCREET ART LABEL FROM NEW YORK ON REAR INSIDE COVER, WITH JUST THE LIGHTEST OF CREASE TO CORNERS OF COLORFUL SOFT COVERS, 56 PAGES WITH SOME IN COLOR, LIGHT SCUFF TO LOWER EDGE OF SPINE STILL A UNIQUE CATALOG

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3.

Bulgaria : Tradition and Beauty

Publisher: NATIONAL MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES ON MERSEYSIDE, 1989.
Very Good Very Good Hardcover FOLIO, FOLIO. LARGE COLOR FORMAT

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4.

Canadian - German Folklore, Pioneer Hamlets of York, Volume number 6-1977

Publisher: Pennsylvania Folklore Societ Kitchener 1977.
soft covers fine condition. photo's, sketches Markham, Stouffville, Locust Hill, Cedar Grove, Vellor, Elia, Unionville, Sherwood, Purpleville, Laskay, Vellore, Coleraine, etc

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5.
Abernethy, Francis E. edited By, Illustrated by: Abernethy, Francis and Clark, Barbara and Whitehead, Barbara  
Texas Toys and Games

Publisher: University of North Texas Press Denton, TX 1997.
253 pp, tan SC wraps w/green-red lettering w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the cover & title page illustrator. Book by the Texas Folklore Society devoted to games, toys, jump-rope rhymes, play-party games and other pastimes that kids had to invent for themselves. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials and the folk games encompass guessing, gambling, and counting out games; physically competitive games of chase, tag, & mock combat; skill games using sticks, stones, marbles, tops, & knikves; variations of baseball, basketball, and football; and rhythmic clapping, rope-jumping, and dance-like games. Signed by Illustrator 2nd Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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6.
Abernethy, Francis E. edited By, Illustrated by: Abernethy, Francis and Clark, Barbara and Whitehead, Barbara  
Texas Toys and Games

Publisher: University of North Texas Press Denton, TX 1997.
253 pp, tan SC wraps w/green-red lettering w/pictorial front, SIGNED by the cover & title page illustrator. Book by the Texas Folklore Society devoted to games, toys, jump-rope rhymes, play-party games and other pastimes that kids had to invent for themselves. These are folk toys, made from natural or available materials and the folk games encompass guessing, gambling, and counting out games; physically competitive games of chase, tag, & mock combat; skill games using sticks, stones, marbles, tops, & knikves; variations of baseball, basketball, and football; and rhythmic clapping, rope-jumping, and dance-like games. Signed by Illustrator 2nd Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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7.
Abernethy, Francis Edward and Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler Ass't Editor, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Texas Folklore Society 1943-1971 Volume II

Publisher: University of North Texas Press Denton, TX 1994.
vii, 320 pp, red cloth boards w/black lettering, dj tan-brn-blk w/color pictorial wraparound. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society LIII. Book has the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society books, ancedotes about the gatherings of the Society & the emphasis on singing beginning at Society gatherings. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 32.16 CAD 32.91 EUR 21.64 GBP 17.92 JPY 2,975.00 MXN 371.88 ZAR 297.50 

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8.
Abernethy, Francis Edward and Satterwhite, Carolyn Fiedler, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Texas Folklore Society 1943-1971 Volume II

Publisher: University of North Texas Press Denton, TX 1994.
vii, (1), 320 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, glossy color illustrated dj of bookshelves with books, photos, and other items. This volume includes the publishing history of the TFS books, anecdotes about the gatherings of the TFS, and tradiiton of the hootenanny at the TFS meetings. The book is divided into five chapters: Secretary-Editor Mody Boatright : 1943-1950, Some Problem Years : 1951-1956, Finishing the Fifties: 1957-1962, Wilson M. Hudon Takes Over: 1963-1967, and End of a Cycle: 1968-1971. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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9.
Abernethy, Francis Edward, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Bounty of Texas - Texas Folklore Society Publication XLIX

Publisher: University of North Texas Press Denton, TX 1990.
(8), 232 pp, white cloth boards w/dark blu cloth covered spine w/white lettering, dj blue-white w/black-and-white pictorial fornt panel. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society XLIX. The book contains reminiscences of the author in collecting folklore from the Southwest. It contains essays by J. Frank Dobie, Elmer Kelton, Joyce Roach, Robert Flynn, Paul Patterson, Kenneth Davis and others about their work and their home towns. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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10.
Abernethy, Francis Edward, Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
Sonovagun Stew : a Folklore Miscellany

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1985.
171 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/brown pictorial front panel. This is number XLVI from the publicaitons of The Texas Folklore Society and contains fifteen essays. It has "The Cowboys' Christmas Ball" the Historicity of a cowboy Ballad, Three Corridos of the Big Bend, Cowboy and Gaucho Songs: a comparison, The Old-Time Cowboy inside out and others. Some of the authors are: John Graves, Charles Townsend, Elton Miles, Connie Ricci, Lawrence Clayton, Al Lowman, Joe Graham, Ernest Speck, Thad Sitton and others. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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11.
Abrahams, Roger D.  
Deep down in the Jungle : Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia

Publisher: Aldine Publishing Company Chicago, IL 1970.
ix, 278 pp, black SC wraps w/black-grey-white illustrated front panel w/black-orange lettering on the front & rear panels & spine. This volulme broadcasts the voice of the urban black. It presents the oral folklore of the black ghetto and establishes its relationship to the lifestyle of black men who are its creators and spokesmen. some rubbing to the covers. No Jacket Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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12.
Aesop, Grimm, & Anderson  
Folk-Lore and Fable - Harvard Classics

Publisher: Collier NY 1937.
Registered Del VG Hard Cover Charles W. Eliot, Harvard Classics series editor; reprint; 361pp; text clean + tight, previous own name stamp on free front ep; dark green cover with gilt let tering + decor

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13.
Alexander, Marc  
British Folklore

Publisher: New York: Crescent Books, 1982..
First US Edition. 27 X 20 cm. Near Fine/VG. Brown cloth-textured paper-covered boards, gilt titles on spine, pictorial endpapers, 224 pp, many b & w and color illustrations, index. Slight wear to corners & spine ends, one light bump to top edge. DJ is covered with adhesive plastic, else fine. A comprehensive compendium of British folklore, including survivals of early Druid lore, giants, strange beasts, fairies, witches, ghosts, early Christian relics, historic figures who have taken on legendary proportions (such as Queen Boudicca, who led a rebellion against the Romans, and King Arthur), and a calendar and explanations of traditional festivals. Shipping weight 4 lbs.

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14.
Alleau, René[Rene]  
De la Nature des Symboles

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion, Coll. 'Symboles' [1958].
123 p., plates; 18.5 cm. Stock# 32,696x. Good+,partially unopened/ paper.

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15.
Appenzeller, Tim et. al.  
Dwarfs - The Enchanted World

Publisher: Time-Life Bks 1985.
1st ptg stated very good Hard Cover ca 12" tall; green cloth over boards; color il paste-down on front cover surrou nded by gilt decoration; gilt lettering on spine; 141pp; glossy paper; color & b/w ils; marbled endpages; some sunning to spine ISBN:0809452243

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16.
Arnould de Grémilly, L. (Louis)  
Le Coq

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion, [1958].
121 p., plates, 18 cm. Series: Collection "Symboles" On chickens and roosters in folklore. Stock# 41,287. Vg, partially unopened; / paper.

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17.
Arrowsmith, Nancy w/ George Moorse : Illustrated by: Heinz Edelmann  
Field Guide to the Little People, A

Publisher: Hill & Wang NY 1977.
vg Soft Cover Kevin Reilly, calligraphy. 296pp; b/w ils; light soiling to cover ISBN:08090 44501

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18.
Arrowsmith, Nancy, with George Moose, Illustrated by: Edelmann, Heinz  
A Field Guide to the Little People

Publisher: Hill and Wang New York 1977.
296 pages, b/w illustrations by Heinz Edelmann, calligraphy by Kevin Reilly, notes, bibliography, index of names; 8vo, olive boards/brown cloth. 79 entries detailing folk and fairy tale creatures. Very good, top edge of text block spotted; contents fine; dust jacket very good-, light wear First Edition Good Hard Cover Ver y Good

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19.
Aubrey, Claude  
Magic Fiddler, and other Legends of French Canada

Publisher: Peter Martin Toronto 1968.
slight water damage bottom of pages. not affecting text/plates. Saul Field signed by Saul Field on title page

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20.
Author of Rabbi Jeshua  
Bible Folk-Lore. A Study in Comparatrive Mythology

Publisher: Kegan Paul Trench & Co. 1884.
1st Edition. very good indeed in the original orange pictorial cloth, spine sl. marked.

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21.
Avila, Alfred and compiled by Avila, Kat , Illustrated by: Avila, Alfred  
Mexican Ghost Tales of the Southwest

Publisher: Piñata Books Houston, TX 1994.
172 pp, glossy white-blu SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel and white rear panel w/text in black. Collection of twenty-one ghost tales of the Southwest. Some of the titles are La Llorona, the Devil Dog, The Witches, the Devil Baby, the Devil's Wind, The Dead Man's Shoes, The Caves of Death, the Water Curse, the Brutish Indian, the Whirlwind, La Llorona of the Moon and more. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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22.
Baggally, John W.  
Greek Historical Folksongs: The Klephtic Ballads in Relation to Greek History (1715-1821)

Publisher: Argonaut Chicago 1968.
reprint vg+/-- Hard Cover Unchanged reprint of the 1936 ed. 109pp; blue cover with gilt lettering on spi ne; very light soiling to front cover

Appr.: | AUD 7.71 CAD 7.89 EUR 5.19 GBP 4.30 JPY 713.00 MXN 89.13 ZAR 71.30 

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23.
BARBER, Richa4rd  
The Figure of Arthur

Publisher: Longman, 1972.
F First Edition A fine copy (bookplate fep) in a near fine d. w. , light wear to extremities.

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24.
Base, Graeme, a.k.a. Rowland W. Greasebeam, B.Sc.  
The Discovery of Dragons.

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams [1996].
32 p., color illus.; 35 cm. "Read the actual letters of Bjorn of Bromme, a Viking who scrawled his notes on a piece of hide while pillaging Europe in the 9th century; the delicate calligraphy of Soong Mei Ying, who wrote to her father as she traveled the Silk Road in the 13th century; and, finally, the correspondence of Prussian cartographer Dr. E.F. Liebermann, who wrote to his fiancée on the world's first typewriter from the depths of the African jungle. Their entertaining escapades and gripping encounters with dastardly dragons will astound and amuse readers of all ages." Color pictorial dj; fine, gift quality. stock#813.

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25.
Bayard, Jean-Pierre  
Le Monde Souterrain

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion, Coll. 'Symboles' [1961].
Paris, Flammarion, Coll. 'Symboles' [1961]. 266 p., plates, 19 cm. On the folklore of caves, labyrinths, and the underground world. Stock# 30,781. Good+, partially unopened/ wrappers.

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26.
BELL, James Stanislaus  
Journal of a Residence in Circassia During the Years 1837, 1838 and 1839

Publisher: Edward Moxon, 1840.
First Edition. 2 vols, a good ex-library copy in contemporary 1/2 calf, rubbed, spine vol. 1 torn and defective at foot, library numbers foot spine, usual labels and stamps to fep's and preliminary leaves, text foxed and plates time-stained and spotted.

Appr.: | AUD 459.46 CAD 470.13 EUR 309.09 GBP 256.02 JPY 42,500.00 MXN 5,312.50 ZAR 4,250.00 

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27.
BLEEK, W.H.I.  
On Inquiries Into Australian Aboriginal Folklore (in The Cape Monthly Magazine New Series Vol. IX No.51)

Publisher: J.C Juta Cape Town, 1874.
F First Edition A very good copy in the original deep orange printed wrappers as issued, light wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 64.86 CAD 66.37 EUR 43.64 GBP 36.14 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 600.00 

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28.
Boatright, Mody  
Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1967.
(8), 143 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXI. The collection of seven tales: Corridos of the Mexican Border, The ENvious and the Envied Compadres, Do Rattlesnakes Swallow Their Young?, Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians, John Tales, The Literary Growth of the Louisiana Bullfrog, and In Defense of Mrs. Mann. foxing spots on the top edge of the book. Facsimile No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 24.81 CAD 25.39 EUR 16.69 GBP 13.83 JPY 2,295.00 MXN 286.88 ZAR 229.50 

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29.
Boatright, Mody C.  
Mexican Border Ballads & Other Lore (Publication of the Texas Folklore Society XXI)

Texas Folklore Society, Austin, 1946, 8vo., cloth, (vii, 140)pp., G $

Appr.: | AUD 37.84 CAD 38.72 EUR 25.45 GBP 21.08 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

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30.
Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen  
Singers and Storytellers

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1961.
298 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & green illustration of road-runner on the front cover, top edge stained green, dj brown w/wht-blk lettering w/illustrated front panel. Collection of twenty-nine essays that include tall tales, short sayings, ghost stories, family stories, hound dogs and other anecdotes. Includes thirteen hand written pages on notepaper about about Folk Music. some light foxing to the endpapers and edges of the book, slight wear to the dj at top & bottom of the spine, prev owner's name on the FPD. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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31.
Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen  
Singers and Storytellers

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1961.
298 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & green illustration of road-runner on the front cover, top edge stained green, dj brown w/wht-blk lettering w/illustrated front panel and advertising text on the rear panel. Collection of twenty-nine essays that include tall tales, short sayings, ghost stories, family stories, hound dogs and other anecdotes. small tears to dj at top & bottom of the spine w/small tears along the top edge of the dj. Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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32.
Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen  
A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1964.
vi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine & dark brown illustration on the front cover, dj brown w/black illustrated front panel w/red-black lettering on the front cover, spine and rear cover. Review Copy slip loose in the book. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXXII. The collection of tales include: Fifteen Mexican Tales, Two Treasure Tale, s Shivarees and Charivaris: Variations on a Theme, Freud's Muth of the Primal Horde, Texas Stream Names, The Cowboy in the British West Indies, "The Texas Rangers" in Aberdeenshire, Folksong and Folksong scholarship and more. Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Review Copy

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33.
Boatright, Mody C. & Hudson, Wilson M. & Maxwell, Allen  
A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1964.
vi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the spine & dark brown illustration on the front cover. A publication of the Texas Folklore Society being number XXXII. The collection of tales include: Fifteen Mexican Tales, Two Treasure Tale, s Shivarees and Charivaris: Variations on a Theme, Freud's Muth of the Primal Horde, Texas Stream Names, The Cowboy in the British West Indies, "The Texas Rangers" in Aberdeenshire, Folksong and Folksong scholarship and more. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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34.
Boatright, Mody C. and Day, Donald  
Backwoods to Border

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1967.
ix, (1), 235 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black title block on spine w/gilt lettering. A collection of stories from the Texas Folklore Society that was originally published in 1943. Facsimile No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 13.56 CAD 13.87 EUR 9.12 GBP 7.55 JPY 1,254.00 MXN 156.75 ZAR 125.40 

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35.
Boatright, Mody C., Illustrated by: Boatright, Betty  
Gib Morgan : Minstrel of the Oil Fields

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1965.
Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. xi, 104 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blu-wht illustrated endpapers of standard cable-tool rig & a string of standard cable tools. This book resulted from a study of the impact of the oil industry upon the folklore & folkways of America. Gil Morgan created & disseminated an odyssey of comic folklore equal to the best in the Crockett Almanacs and superior to the best in the Paul Bunyan legend. Reprint of the Texas Folk-lore Society of 1944. Carl Hertzog - #9. this reference is for the first edition. 2nd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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36.
Bord, Janet, 1945-  
Fairies : Real Encounters with the Little People / Janet Bord

Publisher: London : Michael O'Mara, 1997.
182p, [12]p of plates, illus., index, 24 cm. Fairy lore in Great Britain and Ireland. Bibliography: p163-164. Stock# 40,880. Vg/ paper.

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37.
Botkin, B. A. (ed)  
A Treasury of Southern Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions, and Folkways of the People of the South (Maryland Edition)
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Publisher: Crown Publishers, 1949 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. Poor. Hardcover Signed by Author(s) 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall SIGNED "B. A.Botkin" on front endpaper. Edited, with an introduction by B. A. Botkin; foreword by Douglas Southall Freeman. "Here is the South - the glamorous, gracious, rambunctious, contentious, warm-hearted South. Here are the rebel yells and the Negro blues, the magnolias blooming and the pot likker brewing. Here's Dixie - from Maryland's Eastern Shore and the Tidewater of Virginia to the broad Mississippi and deep in the heart of Texas. Here's the South as Southerners know it and tell about it and sing about it. This is a book rich with the drama and color and tradition of the ante-bellum aristocracy of the Bluegrass, the Tidewater, the Low Country and Creole Louisiana - jam-packed with the wonderful lore and incomparable music of the Negro, with the fun and gaiety and simple wisdom of the rural folk of the backwoods and back-waters, the river bottoms, swamps, and bayous, the hills and valleys. Here are more than 500 stories and more than 75 folksongs, presenting for the first time the full cast of characters of the amazingly varied South - heroes like Patrick Henry, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston, Stonewall Jackson and the almost godlike Robert E. Lee; outlaws and pirates like Murtell, Jean Lafitte and Blackbeard; poor whites, Crackers, slaves, Cajuns, Gullahs, Seminoles, Cherokee, raftsmen, pioneers and priests and hellfire-and-damnation preachers, gamblers, roustabouts, cotton pickers and oyster shuckers, colonels, belles and beauties.." 776 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition. Dust jacket is separating at rear fold; thus, poor condition.

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38.
Botkin, B. A. (ed.); Carl Sandburg (foreword)  
A Treasury of American Folklore: Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the People

Publisher: Crown New York, 1944.
Not ex-lib. Hardcover in red cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt dragon figure to front, no jacket, 8vo. xxvii + 932p. Index. VG. Very mildly shaken with binding tight, strong and square. Spine end softening with touches of surface loss to tips of corners; rubbing along lower edges with cloth overall clean and sharp with only mild dulling to gilt. Shelving soil to page edges. Toning to clean, unmarked pages. Hardcover VG

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39.
Botkin, Benjamin A., Illustrated by: Chappell, Warren  
A Civil War Treasury of Tales, Legends & Folklore

Publisher: Promontory Press New York, NY 1981.
xx, 625 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu w/wht-red lettering. This volume contains a sampling of Civil War storytelling of all types-personal narratives, anecdotes, hero tales, legends, historical traditions, yarns, tall tales, jests, strange tales, and fables. Contains over 330 stories arranged chronologically & by subject. Reprint Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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40.
Bowen, John R  
Sumatran Politics and Poetics: Gayo History, 1900-1989

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1991.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0300047088 DJ spine slightly faded; Brown cl. B&W photos, maps. Appendices, biblio., indices. Study of political & cultural change among Gayo of Northern Sumatra; 8vo; xvi + 298 pages

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41.
Bowen, John R  
Sumatran Politics and Poetics: Gayo History, 1900-1989

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1991.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0300047088 DJ spine slightly faded ; Brown cl. B&W photos, maps. Appendices, biblio., indices. Study of political & cultural change among Gayo of Northern Sumatra; 8vo; xvi + 298 pages

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42.
Bowen, John R  
Sumatran Politics and Poetics: Gayo History, 1900-1989

Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven, 1991.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0300047088 DJ spine slightly faded; Brown cl. B&W photos, maps. Appendices, biblio., indices. Study of political & cultural change among Gayo of Northern Sumatra; 8vo; xvi + 298 pages

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43.
Brewer, J. Mason w/foreword by Milling, Chapman J., Illustrated by: Biggers, John T.  
Dog Ghosts and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1958.
xiv, 124 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/black illustration on front, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. The inscription reads "To Roger D. Abrahams 6-30-1965 Thanks for a very pleasant and inspiring visit. J. Mason Brewer" Work by J. Mason Brewer, one of the nation's leading black folklorists. prev owner's name stamped on ffep, stamped on top & fore edges w/"Center for Intercultural Studies", (these are the only markings). Small spot on front cover bottom & back cover top. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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44.
Brown, Dee, ed. : Illustrated by: Louis Mofsie  
Dee Brown's folktales of the Native American, retold for our times

Publisher: Henry Holt New York 1993.
16th ptg thus very good Soft Cover 174pp; light wear to corners of cover; b/w ils ISBN:9780805026078

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45.
BROWNLEE, Frank  
Lion and Jackal, with Othe Native Folk Tales from South Africa

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, 1938.
F First Edition A fine copy in a vg++ d/w, spine faded, long tear foot front hinge onto front panel adjacent hinge with associated crease. A scarce title.

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46.
Bruce, Annette J  
Tellable Cracker Tales

Publisher: Pineapple Press Sarasota, 1996.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 1561641006 In VG+ DJ; Signed/inscr. By author. Hardback (brown cloth spine/red boards) . 104 pp. Drawings. Index. Florida folk tales; 8vo; 104 pages; Signed by Author

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47.
Bruchac, Joseph (told by)  
Flying with the eagle, racing the great bear: Stories from native North America

Publisher: Troll Medallion Mahwah, N.J. 1993.
2nd ptg good+ Soft Cover prev. owner's surname top edge; 128pp; top edge front cover is a bit ruffled ISBN:081673027x

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48.
Bruchac, Joseph, told by  
Flying With the Eagle, Racing With the Bear

Publisher: Bridge Water USA 1993.
very good in v.g. dust jacket. few illustrations

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49.
Brunvand, Jan Harold  
The Study of American Folklore: an Intoduction

Publisher: Norton NY, 1968.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0393098036 In lightly edgeworn DJ w/ faded spine; Red cl. Drawings. Appendices, index; 8vo; xiv + 383 pages

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50.
Bulfinch, Thomas  
Age of Fable, The; or, Beauties of Mythology: Vol. IV: Legends of Charlemagne

Publisher: Review of Reviews NY 1913.
revised, enlarg very good Hard Cover 7" tall; green cover with blindstamped lettering & decoration on front; gilt le ttering on spine; b/w glossy frontis; prev. owner's name & city stamped on fron t endpaper; small bit of insect damage fore edge front cover

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51.
Bulfinch, Thomas  
Age of Fable, The; or, Beauties of Mythology: Vol. III: King Authur & His Knights, The Mabinogeon,

Publisher: Review of Reviews NY 1913.
revised, enlar very good Hard Cover ..Hero Myths of the British Race." 7" tall; green cover with blindstamped let tering & decoration on front; gilt lettering on spine; b/w glossy frontis; prev . owner's name & city stamped on front endpaper

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52.
Bulfinch, Thomas : Illustrated by: Giovanni Caselli  
Age of Chivalry, The: The Illustrated Bulfinch's Mythology

Publisher: Macmillan USA New York 1997.
1st ptg very good Soft Cover Includes bio of Bulfinch & foreword by Giovanni Caselli. 10" tall x 8"; glossy paper; f/color plates & ils; 2-column format; black smudge bottom edge ISBN: 002861478x

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53.
BULLEY, Margaret  
Saint George for Merrie England.

Publisher: George Allen & Sons London, 1908.
F First Edition A good copy in the original green armorial cloth, heavily scarred, spine ends worn and torn, contents foxed but tight.

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54.
Burrison, John A., Editor  
Storytellers: Folktales and Legends from the South
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Publisher: Univ. of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, 1989.
Near Fine cloth hardback, NF DJ. Cover with bent spine edges, slight fading along bottom edge. DJ has little edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused, top outside edge faintly spotted. 4to, 261 pp with b/w photos, notes, biblio and index.

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55.
Carey, George  
A Faraway Time and Place: Lore of the Eastern Shore
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Publisher: Robert B. Luce, Inc., 1971 Washington, DC.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Good. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall "Come with folklorist George Carey on an enchanting trip to a pocket of American culture which has changed little in the last two hundred years, where the waterman's life is still bound to the sea, and where the traditional folktales, beliefs, and superstitions are still alive. maryland's Eastern Shore communities, stuck at the ends of long fingers of land extending into the Chesapeake Bay, isolated and nearly forgotten, nurture a culture which dates back to the 17th century. Their geographical removal, preoccupation with the sea, and rock-bound Methodist religion create a cohesion and unity from which springs a whole body of tales, anecdotes, proverbial speech, legends, riddling and superstitions tailored to meet the needs and amusements of the people. A Faraway Time and Place is a harvesting of these oral traditions. The legends of Eastern Shore heroes and strong men, the fishermen's yarns, and the ghost stories will bring to life this picturesque maritime culture. As 'progress' and the ubiquitous media have caused many of America's more quaint folk traditions to perish, George Carey has preserved in the pages of this book one area of folklore which unfortunately may also soon disappear." 256 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in GOOD or better condition; some shelfwear.

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56.
CARPENTER, Frances  
Tales of a Chinese Grandmother.

Publisher: Doubleday Doran & Company, 1944.
Reprint A fine copy in a near fine sl. edgeworn d. w.

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57.
Celso, Lara C.  
Contribucion del Folklore al Estudio de la Historia (Coleccion Problemas y Documentos, Volumen 7)

Publisher: Guatemala/Universidad de San Carlos, Editorial Universitaria, 1977,.
paper bound, primera edicion/first edition, extensively referenced, 254pp. Bottom corner of block somewhat fanned and mild cover creasing with faint wear to extremities else very good. 530 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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58.
Chavez, Tibo J. w/intro by Monotoya, Senator Joseph M. , Illustrated by: Chavez, Reggie  
New Mexican Folklore of the Rio Abajo

Publisher: Bishop Printing Co. Portales, NM 1972.
x, 67 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering, SIGNED by author on the title page, white dj w/blu-green-pink illustrated front cover. A collection of works to portray & preserve the early Spanish and Indian culture of the Rio Abajo in four parts. Part one deals with medicinal used by the Spanish for 400 years and told to the author by the practitioners (curanderas) of the art. Part two is a collction of old Spanish proverbs (dichos) handed down from generation to generation. Part three is the story of the relentless attacks of the Comanches in the Rio Abajo and an account of a lost gold mine. Part four is the story of witchcraft as practiced in New Mexico in the eighteenth century. The author was a descendant of one of New Mexico's earliest families. He served 4 years as Lt. Governor of New Mexico and 18 years as State Senator from Valencia County. slight soiling to the dj rear panel several small tears & chips along the top edge of the dj. light black stamping of nine numbers on ffep Signed by Author Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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59.
Cirlot, J. E. (Juan Eduardo) 1916-1972  
A Dictionary of Symbols

Publisher: NY, Philosophical Library [1962]..
liv, 400 p., index, illus., plates; 21 cm. Translated by Jack Sage from Diccionario de símbolos tradicionales. Foreword by Herbert Read. Stock# 32,697. Vg/ dj good. Occult; reference.

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60.
Clouston, W. A.  
Popular Tales and Fictions: Their Migrations and Transformations in two Volumes

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons Edinburgh, Scotland 1887.
xiii, 485 pp, vii, 515 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. Collection of European popular tales. The author provides some of the links of European tales to eastern & oriental tales. It was designed as a contribution to the history of European popular tales. Some of the tales are: The Hare and The Tortoise, Four Clever Brothers, Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp, The Hunchback and the Fairies, The Enchanted Horse, Ring-and-Fish Legends, The Good Man and The Bad Man, The Three Travellers and The Loaf, The Robbery of the King's Treasury, Little Fairly, Pardoner's Tale, The Favourite who was Envied, and many others. This is an ex-library book that has been rebound, stamped w/prev owner's name on ffeps, stamped w/libr stamp on title page & contents page. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Ex-Library

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61.
Clutesi, George  
Son of Raven Son of Deer: Fables of the Tse-Shant People

Publisher: Gray's Publishing Sidney 1975.
G Softcover. Drawings

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62.
Coffin, Tristram Potter  
A Proper Book of Sexual Folklore

Publisher: The Seabury Press, 1978..
First Edition. 21½ X 14½ cm. Fine/Fine. Orange vaguely cloth-textured boards, black titles on spine, xi, 145 pp. Illegible price sticker on recto of ffep. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 1 lb.

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63.
Colson, F.H.  
Stories and Legends: A First Greek Reader, with Notes, Vocabulary, & Exercises Macmillan's Greek

Publisher: Macmillan London 1901.
7th ptg Good- Hard Cover Macmillan's Greek Reader. 219pp; scattered pencil checks in margins only, writi ng on endpapers; black leather backstrip replaces original; wear to extrems of cover

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64.
Conrad, Jack Randolph  
The Horn and the Sword : The History of the Bull as Symbol of Power and Fertility

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1957.
First edition. 222p., illus. Hardcover Very good condition in chipped d.j. fair

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65.
Cope, Nan Fawcett et al.  
OF PLAY AND MINDFULNESS: MATERIALS, METHODS, AND SNACKS AT TEN.

Publisher: Eastern Cooperative Recreation School, 1990.
Paperback. Very Good+. 0944470033 Teal spiral-bound wraps, 268 pages. This book is in very good shape; gift inscription, otherwise excellent a tight binding & sharp corners.

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66.
Cothran, Jean, Illustrated by: Geary, Clifford N.  
With a Wig With a Wag

Publisher: David McKay Company, Inc New York, NY 1968.
xii, 95 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering and w/dark brown illustration of elephant & whale in a tug-of-war on the front cover, yel-dark brown dj w/illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the rear panel. The book contains fifteen tales, with six told by the American Indian and remainder by the cultures that settled in America. They are Spanish, French, Dutch, English, Negro, and American tales. Some of the titles are Rusty Jack, A Dozen is Thirteen, The SInging Geese, Mister Honey Mouth, The Coyote and the Bear, The Treasure of Tacoma, Little Bear, and more. 7th Printing Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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67.
Courlander, Harold  
A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore: The Oral Literature, Traditions, Recollections, Legends, Tales, Songs, Religious Beliefs, Customs, Sayings, and Humor of Peoples of African Descent in the Americas

Publisher: Smithmark, New York, 1996.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. First Printing. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0765197332 Full orange cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W drawings and fourteen pages of B&W photographs. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows only light shelf wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. B&W Illustrations and Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xx, (i), 618 pp

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68.
Coville, Bruce, Illustrated by: Hildebrandt, Tim and Greg  
The Unicorn Treasury : Stories, Poems and Unicorn Lore

Publisher: Doubleday New York, NY 1988.
166 pp, glossy green w/red-light green lettering on spine & color pictorial front, dj green w/red-light green lettering on spine & color pictorial front. Unique collection of stories and poems of unicorn lore about the mythical creature. This collection includes stories by Madeleine L'Engle, Jane Yolen, C. S. Lewis, poems by Myra Livingston, Nicholas Gray, Ella Young and others. slight wear to top & bottom of the spine. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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69.
COWAN, James G.  
Myths of the Dreaming. Interpreting Aboriginal Legends

Publisher: Prism Press, 1994.
F First Edition A fine copy in the original thin card pictorial wrappers as issued.

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70.
Creighton, Helen  
A Life in Folklore

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Toronto 1975.
VG, G Dust Jacket. Photos

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71.
Creighton, Helen  
A Life in Folklore Helen Creighton

Publisher: Mcgraw Hill, Ryerson Toronto 1975.
edges of cover sunned, very good in good dust jacket

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72.
DAVIDSON, H.R. Ellis  
Scandinavian Mythology

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn, 1968.
F First Edition A fine copy in a near fine spinefaded d. w.

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73.
Davis, Hubert J., Illustrated by: Allen, Donald L.  
The Great Dismal Swamp : Its History, Folklore and Science

Publisher: Hubert J. Davis Richmond, VA 1962.
182 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj green pictorial front w/wht spine w/black lettering. Book provides a history of Dismal Swamp which originally spread over approximately twenty-two hundred miles of dense forest land in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. In the sixties it had shrunk to approximately seven hundred and fifty sqare miles due to development of the area. It lies in the Norfolk and Nansemond counties of Virginia and the remainder is in Currituck, Camden, Gates, Perquimans, and Pasquotank counties of North Carolina. Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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74.
De Couvray, Louvet  
Les Aventures du Chevalier de Faublas (2 vols)

Publisher: J. Mallet Paris 1842.
VG- Hard Cover marbled paper over boards; leather backstrip + corners with small tears + wear; deckled edges; marbled endpapers; b/w illustrations; text in FRENCH unmarked, scattered light foxing to eps + margins

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75.
de Lys, Claudia  
A Treasury of American Superstitions

Publisher: Philosophical Library, NY [1948]; reprinted by Bonanza Books.
xxii, 494 p., index. Preface by Dr. Gerald Wendt. Sections include Our Feathered Friends; The Bees and the Flowers; Denizens of the Deep; The Animal Kingdom; The Human Animal; Thy Name Is Woman; With this Ring; Everybody Loves a Baby; Give Us this Day; Fashion by Folklore; Perchance To Dream; Sounds in the Night; Holidays and Holy Days; Of Work and Play; The Worship of Things. Stock #27067. Fine/ no dj. Anthropology, sociology, society & culture, myth, folklore.

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