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Folklore, Legends and Myths

Folklore, Legends and Myths

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Torleiv Hannaas: Og Hans Arbeid Med Forledikting, Alver, Brynjulf
1 Alver, Brynjulf Torleiv Hannaas: Og Hans Arbeid Med Forledikting
Tan paper covers are lightly soiled, bumped corner, two pages have a browned spot from a laid in paper. The text pages have a few corrections to the bibliographic information provided, in ink. . Torleiv Hannaas was a major collector of Norwegian folklore and myths. This is a synopsis of his works. In Norwegian, with a two-page summary in English. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 72 pages. H4 Bergen. Bergen Universitetet I Bergen 1953 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 22465 
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Der weisse Hase von Inaba  Vom Mythos zum Marchen : Analyse eines japanischen "Mythos der Ewigen Wiederkehr" vor dem Hintergrund altchinesischen und ... ostasiatische Studien) (German Edition), Antoni, Klaus J
2 Antoni, Klaus J Der weisse Hase von Inaba Vom Mythos zum Marchen : Analyse eines japanischen "Mythos der Ewigen Wiederkehr" vor dem Hintergrund altchinesischen und ... ostasiatische Studien) (German Edition)
Some wear and creasing to spine and card covers, a little grubby. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is the actual doctoral dissertation by the author, leading to his book by the same name. It is not known to what extent the dissertation differs from the final version published in 1982 by F. Steiner. Text is in German. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 421 pages. F0 Der Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Zu Freiburg 1980 3515037780 / 9783515037785 1st Edition Softcover Very Good 29437 
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The Folk Religion of Ban Nai: a Hamlet in Central Thailand [Doctoral Dissertation], Attagara, Kingkeo
3 Attagara, Kingkeo The Folk Religion of Ban Nai: a Hamlet in Central Thailand [Doctoral Dissertation]
Bound in red cloth with bright gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. Top page ends spotted, mild corner bumps to cover, inscription in Thai to former owner on first endpaper, presumably by the author. Eratta list laid in. This is the author's doctoral dissertation. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 597 pages. M6 Bloomington. Bloomington Institute of Folklore, Indiana University; Kurusapha Press 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 27782 
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Hoosier Folk Legends, Baker, Ronald L.
4 Baker, Ronald L. Hoosier Folk Legends
Supernatural and religious, heroes, eccentrics and outlaws, place legends, and modern legends, 305 in all, each in a few paragraphs. Nine explanations of the origin of the term "Hoosier" (but no one knows for sure). Jacket is a bit rubbed, very light stressing at head of spine. A beautiful copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author to Judge Hoffman. . Gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. I4 Bloomington. Bloomington Indiana University Press 1982 0253328446 / 9780253328441 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 14455 
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Atterljom:   Folkeminne fra smadalane kring Lindesnes III, Bergstol, Tore
5 Bergstol, Tore Atterljom: Folkeminne fra smadalane kring Lindesnes III
Spine is sunned, no other defects. Most pages are unopened. . Norwegian folk tales. Text is in Norwegian. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 163 pages. K3 Oslo. Oslo Norsk Folkeminnelag 1959 Paperback Near Fine 30865 
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Adirondack Voices: Woodsmen and Woods Lore, Bethke, Robert D.
6 Bethke, Robert D. Adirondack Voices: Woodsmen and Woods Lore
Dust jacket is rubbed, several small tears, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Green cloth covers of book are sunned, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. . Book celebrates the storytelling and folksong traditions of men who have spent much of their lives in the " Big Woods" of the western Adirondack foothills. [jacket blurb]. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 148 pages. I6 University of Illinois Press 1980 0252008294 / 9780252008290 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 26204 
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Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore, Boatright, Mody C. , Ed.
7 Boatright, Mody C. , Ed. Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore
Top page ends lightly spotted, owner name inside front cover, one page is dog-eared. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Bright red cloth cover that are a bit rubbed. Eight contributions, one of which is by J. Frank Dobie. Index. Scholarly papers, ballads, tall tales, folk tales, and more. Facsimile reprint of a work originally published in 1946. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. This is not an ex-library book. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 143 pages. E3 Dallas. Dallas Southern Methodist University Press 1967 Facsimile Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 17508 
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Fra Ei Anna Tid:  Folkeminne Fra Nordfjord, Borchgrevink, Louise Storm
8 Borchgrevink, Louise Storm Fra Ei Anna Tid: Folkeminne Fra Nordfjord
Blue paper covers are sunned at spine and margins, owner name and date on half-title page. Most pages are unopened. . In Norwegian. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 172 pages. H4 Oslo. Oslo Norsk Folkeminnelag 1956 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 22507 
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Genji, the World of a Prince: Sketches from the Tale, Buell, Pamela
9 Buell, Pamela Genji, the World of a Prince: Sketches from the Tale
Paper covers are a bit rubbed, contents are Fine. . Stapled exhibition catalog. Fifty-four paintings from an 18th century album by a Tosa school artist portray scenes from Murasaki Shikibu's 11th century novel, The Tale of Genji. Frontispiece in full color, other illustrations are b/w. . Square 4to 9" - 11" tall. 43 pages. D0 Indiana University Art Museum 1982 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine 23717 
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Connecticut Shore Lines, Carter, Leverett E. & Helena Sexauer (Illus. )
10 Carter, Leverett E. & Helena Sexauer (Illus. ) Connecticut Shore Lines
Ivory card covers are somewhat sunned, no other defects. . Stapled card covers. This is a limited edition, copy number 223. Down-home New England poetry, describing "town characters and events with brevity and humor." Self-published. Laid in is an sheet that announces the publication; this doubles as an errata sheet. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the Preface page. Scarce. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 64 pages. Signed by Author. T4 Pontiac, Michigan. Pontiac, Michigan Self Published 1970 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 27582 
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Cuentos Folklóricos De La Argentina:  Primera Serie, Chertudi, Susana (Introduccion, Clasificacion Y Notas)
11 Chertudi, Susana (Introduccion, Clasificacion Y Notas) Cuentos Folklóricos De La Argentina: Primera Serie
Spine is sunned with a crease. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . One hundred folk tales of Argentina, in Spanish. Bibliography. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Susana Chertudi. First edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 254 pages. Signed by Author. H4 Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires Instituto Nacional De Filologia Y Folklore, Argentina 1960 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 22510 
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The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan, Chiba, Reiko
12 Chiba, Reiko The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan
No defects of any kind. Gorgeous book, As New. Bound with red string, wonder drawings, multicolored pages. Gift quality. . 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 42 pages. J2 Charles E. Tuttle Company Publishers 1987 14th Printing Hardcover As New 30073 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Rampaging Frontier: Manners and Humors of Pioneer Days in the South and the Middle West, Clark, Thomas Dionysius
13 Clark, Thomas Dionysius The Rampaging Frontier: Manners and Humors of Pioneer Days in the South and the Middle West
Bound in tan buckram covers, small capital letter "G" penciled to bottom of spine. Excellent condition otherwise, binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Author was noted Kentucky historian, this was his fourth book. SIGNED AND WARMLY INSCRIBED by Clark to Virgil and Elizabeth (probably Virgil Steed and his wife, based on information given in the Acknowledgments). The inscription is dated April 9, 1939, so this is a very early printing. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 350 pages. Signed by Author. T6 Indianapolis. Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1939 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 27865 
Price: 90.00 USD
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The Gaucho:  Dances Costumes Craftsmanship, Côrtes, J. C. Paixão
14 Côrtes, J. C. Paixão The Gaucho: Dances Costumes Craftsmanship
Light soil to fore-edge of pages, covers are lightly rubbed. . No date of publication. This is a softcover book in wrappers, the latter printed on coated paper. This is all about the gaucho, his dances, costumes, and craftsmanship. Gauchos are popularly thought of as Brazilian cowboys, from Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state of Brazil. Published after 1974, as there is a reference to this date in the text; according to the Library of Congress, publication date is 1980.. Author is a folklorist, composer, broadcaster and Brazilian researcher. Glossary. Book is in English. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 313 pages. D5 Brasil. Brasil Cia. De Celulose Do Sul [1980] Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24800 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Hat-Shaking Dance and Other Tales from the Gold Coast, Courlander, Harold with Albert Kofi Prempeh
15 Courlander, Harold with Albert Kofi Prempeh The Hat-Shaking Dance and Other Tales from the Gold Coast
Front flap of dust jacket has two clipped corners, very slight soil to back panel, now in fresh mylar sleeve. Top page ends of book are slightly spotted, else Fine. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Twenty-one folk tales from the Ashanti people of West Africa, now Ghana, are wonderfully illustrated with drawings by Enrico Arno. SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED by Courlander on the first endpaper. Stated First Edition. Courlander had a long and distinguished scholarly career as a folklorist and ethnographer. A beautiful, collectible copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 115 pages. Signed by Author. D3 NY. NY Harcourt, Brace & Company 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Enrico Arno 24631 
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Illustrierte Walliser Sagen, Ebener, Wilhelm & Anne-Marie Ebener, et al
16 Ebener, Wilhelm & Anne-Marie Ebener, et al Illustrierte Walliser Sagen
Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square, appears unread. Bound in gray cloth with red and black titles to front cover and spine. . Old myths and legends of Switzerland, from the Canton of Wallis (Valais in French) , retold by Wilhelm Ebener. Eerily illustrated with stunning full-page b/w drawings and paintings. Illustrations are by Ann-Marie Ebener, Werner Zurbriggen, Anton Mutter, Wilhelm Dreesen, Charles Menge, Andreas Henzen and Daniel Salzmann. Text is in German. A beautiful book. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 181 pages. D5 Rotten Verlag 1995 3907816366 / 9783907816363 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 29140 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Atterklang Fra Gammeltida:  Folkeminne Fra Beiarn I, Eriksen, E. Vegusdal
17 Eriksen, E. Vegusdal Atterklang Fra Gammeltida: Folkeminne Fra Beiarn I
Blue paper covers are sunned at extremities, as is the spine. . Norsk Folkeminnelag No. 72. In the Norwegian language. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 160 pages. H4 Oslo. Oslo Norsk Folkeminnelag 1953 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 22508 
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50 Csardas Enekre Es Zongorara Osszeallitotta Es Zongarakiseretet Irt Hozza / Fur Gesang Gesetzt Und Mit Klavierbegeleitung Versehen, Farkas, Ferenc
18 Farkas, Ferenc 50 Csardas Enekre Es Zongorara Osszeallitotta Es Zongarakiseretet Irt Hozza / Fur Gesang Gesetzt Und Mit Klavierbegeleitung Versehen
Paper covers are age-toned with a seller stamp and price and light soil and rubbing. Pages are clean and bright. . Csárdás is a traditional Hungarian folk dance, of Magyar and Roma origin. Scores and lyrics for fifty csárdás. Lyrics in German and Hungarian. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 52 pages. H0 Budapest. Budapest Zenemukiado Vallalat & Editio Musica 1956 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 22598 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Jason and Medeia, Gardner, John
19 Gardner, John Jason and Medeia
Jacket has a half-inch closed tear to spine edge of front panel, a few light and small, minor, soiled spots. Striking pictorial dustwrapper was designed by Maxfield Parrish. Spine is not faded or sunned. Bright and attractive, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has top edge stained blue, beige cloth covered boards, decorative block inset on the front board showing a scene from the tale, tan label stamped gilt on the spine, No defects in book. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Gardner's retelling of the classic Greek myth. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 354 pages. A6 NY. NY Knopf 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Fine+ in Near Fine dust jacket 23322 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Primitive Reader;  An Anthology of Myths, Tales, Songs, Riddles and Proverbs of Aboriginal Peoples around the World, Greenway, John
20 Greenway, John The Primitive Reader; An Anthology of Myths, Tales, Songs, Riddles and Proverbs of Aboriginal Peoples around the World
Light rubbing and small nick to extremities of orange cloth covers. . True first edition of this classic. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 211 pages. j3 Hatboro, PA. Hatboro, PA Folklore Associates 1965 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 23176 
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