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Category: All Categories: Holidays and Festivals: Festivals and Celebrations
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1.
Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloe, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Skeleton at the Feast : The Day of the Dead in Mexico

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2003.
160 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blk-pink-yel-wht spine w/pink pictorial front & yel pictorial back. The authors explore the origin of the Day of the Dead. the festival is an occasion for celebrating & feasting, cleaning & decorating graves, dancing & making music. For the first two days of November a sweet-smelling cloud of copal incense hangs over most of Mexico. Nominally this is the Christian feast of All Saints and All Souls, but it is celebrated in Mexico as nowhere else in the Catholic world. slight scuff mark on the front cover, the book is crisp and clean. 6th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 24.98 CAD 23.67 EUR 16.69 GBP 13.09 JPY 2,036.00 MXN 254.50 ZAR 226.22 

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2.
Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloe, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Skeleton at the Feast : The Day of the Dead in Mexico

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1992.
160 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blk-pink-yel-wht spine w/pink pictorial front & yel pictorial back. The authors explore the origin of the Day of the Dead. the festival is an occasion for celebrating & feasting, cleaning & decorating graves, dancing & making music. For the first two days of November a sweet-smelling cloud of copal incense hangs over most of Mexico. Nominally this is the Christian feast of All Saints and All Souls, but it is celebrated in Mexico as nowhere else in the Catholic world. slight scuff mark on the front cover, the book is crisp and clean. 2nd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 26.07 CAD 24.71 EUR 17.42 GBP 13.67 JPY 2,125.00 MXN 265.63 ZAR 236.11 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036283.
    
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3.
Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloe, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Skeleton at the Feast : The Day of the Dead in Mexico

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2001.
160 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blk-pink-yel-wht spine w/pink pictorial front & yel pictorial back. The authors explore the origin of the Day of the Dead. the festival is an occasion for celebrating & feasting, cleaning & decorating graves, dancing & making music. For the first two days of November a sweet-smelling cloud of copal incense hangs over most of Mexico. Nominally this is the Christian feast of All Saints and All Souls, but it is celebrated in Mexico as nowhere else in the Catholic world. The book is crisp and clean. 5th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 26.02 CAD 24.66 EUR 17.39 GBP 13.64 JPY 2,121.00 MXN 265.13 ZAR 235.67 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036950.
    
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4.
Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloe, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Skeleton at the Feast : The Day of the Dead in Mexico

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2003.
160 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blk-pink-yel-wht spine w/pink pictorial front & yel pictorial back. The authors explore the origin of the Day of the Dead. the festival is an occasion for celebrating & feasting, cleaning & decorating graves, dancing & making music. For the first two days of November a sweet-smelling cloud of copal incense hangs over most of Mexico. Nominally this is the Christian feast of All Saints and All Souls, but it is celebrated in Mexico as nowhere else in the Catholic world. Front cover lightly creased. 6th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 23.94 CAD 22.69 EUR 15.99 GBP 12.55 JPY 1,951.00 MXN 243.88 ZAR 216.78 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036951.
    
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5.
Ehrenreich, Barbara.  
Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy.

Publisher: New York: Metropolitan Books, 2007..
ISBN: 9780805057232 1st edition, 1st printing. 320 pp. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 20.25 CAD 19.19 EUR 13.52 GBP 10.61 JPY 1,650.00 MXN 206.25 ZAR 183.33 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 6823.
    
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6.
Epton, Nina.  
SPANISH FIESTAS: Including Romerias, Excluding Bull-Fights.
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Publisher: London: Cassell & Co. (1968)..
First Edition. ISBN: 9780304931651 In nine parts: The Easter Cycle; St. George and the Moors and Christians of Alcoy; Spring Romerías; The Maypole and the Cross; The Corpus Christi Cycle; Midsummer Fires, Trees and Bulls; Late Summer and Autumn Mosaic; Christmas and New Year Customs and Celebrations (until Epiphany); Winter and Carnival. 250p: map, 16 pages black/white photographs hors-texte; 22cm. Index. 521g. Book: Very Good Plus (clean, bright, and tight; upper tip of free-front endpaper clipped). Dustjacket: Very Good (slight edgewear and shelfwear). Yellow hardcover with gilt spine titles. Book condition: Very Good Plus. Jacket condition: Very Good.

Appr.: | AUD 14.72 CAD 13.95 EUR 9.84 GBP 7.72 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 133.33 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 4944.
    
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7.
Field, Carol  
Celebrating Italy / Carol Field
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Publisher: NY, William Morrow, c1990.
xiv, 530 p., illus.; 27 cm. "Combines cultural history, folklore, and food, as Field explores some of the more unusual festivals that take place every year in Italy." ISBN (10): 0688070930. Stock#46911. Vg/ dj good.

Appr.: | AUD 18.40 CAD 17.44 EUR 12.30 GBP 9.65 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 166.67 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 46910.
    
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8.
González Palencia, Angel, 1889- , & Eugenio Mele, 1875- , joint authors  
La Maya. Notas para su estudio en España
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Publisher: Madrid, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Instituto Antonio de Nebrija, 194.
166 p.; 25 cm. Series: Biblioteca de tradiciones populares, 7. On the celebration of May Day from Roman times through its important role in Spanish civilization. Stock#46135. Good, worn / soft cover.

Appr.: | AUD 49.08 CAD 46.51 EUR 32.79 GBP 25.72 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 444.44 

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9.
Santino, Jack, Illustrated by: Photos  
Halloween and Other Festivals of Death and Life

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press Knoxville, TN 1994.
xxviii, 280 pp, black-yel-orange-wht SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. Collection of thirteen essays that examine the customs, communitites, and material culture to reveal how Halloween has exerted itself from a survivor of a dying tradition to a thriving, contemporary festival. First Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 18.26 CAD 17.30 EUR 12.20 GBP 9.57 JPY 1,488.00 MXN 186.00 ZAR 165.33 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036833.
    
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10.
Todaschuk, Sylvia and Stephen Walter Mical  
Winnipeg's Folklorama: Canada's Cultural Celebration

Publisher: Winnipeg: Folk Arts Council of Winnipeg, 2001,.
ISBN: 0968919707 paper bound, oblong wraps, illustrated throughout, 120pp. Very good. 490 grams.

Appr.: | AUD 49.69 CAD 47.09 EUR 33.20 GBP 26.05 JPY 4,050.00 MXN 506.25 ZAR 450.00 

Purchase direct from: Booksinternationale.com. Item number: 17361.
    
US$40.50
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