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cover of The Transposed Heads A Legend of India

The Transposed Heads A Legend of India

by Mann, Thomas

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Published
1941
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Very Good
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First Edition Thus
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1941. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First US edition. Bleiler [1978 Checklist, page 133]. Reginald 09636 Translated from the German by H. T. Lowe-Porter 196 pages plus ads/etc at the rear. Very good copy with a tanned shadow on the front endpapers from something previously laid in but no longer present, dust soiling… Read more
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cover of The Concept of Folklore

The Concept of Folklore

by Paulo de Carvalho-Neto

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Published
1971
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition; First Printing
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9780870241666
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Translated by Jacques M. P. Wilson, foreword by Americo Paredes Coral Gables: University of Miami Press 1971. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0870241664 "This pioneering effort to systematize ideas on folklore and to make them available to the public was developed from lectures given by the author at the Institute of Uruguayan-Brazilian Culture… Read more
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cover of Crayon Tales

Crayon Tales

by Carol Tong

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Published
2006
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9789993786474
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ASM / Association of Stories in Macao. Fine. 2006. First Edition; First Printing. Trade Paperback. 9993786470 "This book for seven to ten year old children and is a collection of 10 fairy tales myths and fables". Pictorial wrappers, 83 pages, illustrated with black-and-white drawings. Fine copy. See photos bx7E
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cover of It's Perfectly True and Other Stories A New Translation

It's Perfectly True and Other Stories A New Translation

by Andersen, Hans Christian Translated from the Danish by Paul Leyssac

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Published
1938
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Very Good
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First Edition Thus
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Foreword by Hugh Walpole New York: Harcourt Brace and Company 1938. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Presumed first edition thus [small "I" on the copyright page with no statement of later printing]. This copy has been signed on an otherwise blank leaf [between the front flyleaf and the half-title leaf] by the translator, Paul Leyssac. Green cloth-textured… Read more
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cover of The Book of Merlyn

The Book of Merlyn

by T. H. White

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Published
1987
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Fine
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reprint
ISBN
9780441070152
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Pub NY 19 pages. First thus edition Very good condition with edge wear, light creasing and rubbing. See photos. PB54
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cover of The Sword in the Stone

The Sword in the Stone

by T.H White

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Published
1978
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reprint
ISBN
9780440984450
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Laurel Leaf NY 1978 288 pages. Reprint. Fne unread condition See photos. PB54
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cover of THE COMPLETE FAIRY TALES OF EDWARD THOMAS [previously published in the UK  as FOUR-AND-TWENTY BLACKBIRDS]

THE COMPLETE FAIRY TALES OF EDWARD THOMAS [previously published in the UK as FOUR-AND-TWENTY BLACKBIRDS]

by Thomas, Edward with a foreword by Helen Thomas

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Published
1966
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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New York: Watts International / Franklin Watts Inc [1966]. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1966. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First US edition. Collects 24 stories. Blue cloth with white lettering, top edge stained blue as issued, 94 pages, illustrated with black-and-white drawings [plus pictorial endpapers]. Near Fine or better copy [hint of spine heel bumping]… Read more
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cover of Leyendas Mexicanas

Leyendas Mexicanas

by Maria Teresa Barragan

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Published
1943
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Mexico: Prometeo. Very Good. 1943. First Edition. Softcover. Presumed first edition [no statement of printing] written in Spanish [with no English translation]. Pictorial wrappers [about 6" x 7.75"] with the cover slightly larger than the text block, illustrated, Very good copy spine age-toned with bumping near the head at both edges, pages tanned with… Read more
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cover of Bard The Odyssey of the Irish

Bard The Odyssey of the Irish

by Morgan Llywelyn

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Published
May 1986
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395353523
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0395353521 . 466 pages [including a selected bibliography]. Near fine with very light wear in jacket with edge wear and lightcreasing to spine ends. See photos. bx28
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cover of Folk Wisdom of Mexico / Proverbios y dichos mexicanos

Folk Wisdom of Mexico / Proverbios y dichos mexicanos

by Jeff M. Sellers,

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780811805131
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San Francisco: Chronicle Books 1994. First Edition. 0811805131 . First [bi-lingual] edition. 77 pages, color illustrated. Fine copy in Fine Dust Wrapper. . bx 207
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cover of THE WORLD OF "MESTRE" TAMODA

THE WORLD OF "MESTRE" TAMODA

by Xitu, Uanhenga [translated by Annella McDermott] [introduction by Antonio Jacinto] [Dust Wrapper art by Francisco D. Van-Dunen, design by Jan Brychta, barbed wire motif based on a poster by Michel Granger]

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Published
1988
Condition
Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780930523428
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[Columbia and London]: Readers International [1988]. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0930523423 . First edition thus of the author's first work to be published in English. 158 pages. VG+/Near Fine copy [upper corners lightly bumped, cheap text paper tanning] in Near Fine or better Dust Wrapper. .holly5
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cover of The Phantom of Big Stone Lake

The Phantom of Big Stone Lake

by Luge, Henry

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Published
1930
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Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: The Christopher Publishing House 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Presumed first edition. Mixture of non-fiction and folklore, mostly concerning the American Indian. Dark green cloth with gold gilt lettering/decoration and with the front board bordered in blind, 164 pages. Oswald Train's bookplate. Binding badly cracked edge wear, light toning to pages. bx20
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cover of The Spear of Mistletoe

The Spear of Mistletoe

by Nigel Frith

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780710085696
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This copy has been inscribed, signed and dated in the year of issue ["Oxford '77"] by the author on the title page. Very good copy with a small area of damage near the upper left corner of the rear paste-down, toning to top edges and dust soiling to page edges in jacket with wear and light toning… Read more
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cover of Nigerian Folk Tales

Nigerian Folk Tales

by Barbara K. and Warren S. Walker (editors ) Olawale Idewu and Omotayo Adu

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Published
1961
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Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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Near Fine copy with a pin-prick mark to the fore-edge, in Very good Dust Wrapper with a vertical spine crease with a 1/4" top edge tear to the front panel and scattered foxing to the rear panel and some of the rear flap edges.bx82E
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cover of Bloodstoppers and Bearwalkers Folk Traditions of the Upper Peninsula

Bloodstoppers and Bearwalkers Folk Traditions of the Upper Peninsula

by Richard M. Dorson

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Published
1952
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780674076600
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press 1972 Later Printing Hardcover. 0674076605 "Folk tales of Canadians, lumberjacks, & Indians". 305 pages, appendix: notes on the tales, index. Near Fine copy [minor bumping to the spine heel] in Dust Wrapper with some edge-tears and edge-creasing and with a light colored spot stain to the spine heel.bx143
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cover of Fables from Trastevere

Fables from Trastevere

by Trilussa Aka Carlo Alberto Salustri

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780915176137
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Pourboire Press. Fine. 1976. Trade Paperback. 0915176130. First edition of this bi-lingual [Italian with English translation on facing pages] poetry collection. 1/550 paperbound [of 600 total] copies. Pictorial wrappers, 59 pages. Fine copy. bx175
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cover of THE LAST PENDRAGON: A NOVEL

THE LAST PENDRAGON: A NOVEL

by Rice, Robert [cover design by James B. Murray]

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Published
1992
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9781560544326
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£12.01

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Thorndike: Thorndike Press 1992. First Edition Thus. Trade Paperback. 1560544325 . First Large Print edition. 342 pages. VG+ copy [slight spine cocking, some front cover creasing]. casetop 7 & 8
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cover of Ghosts of Georgetown

Ghosts of Georgetown

by Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger

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Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780895871220
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Winston-Salem: John F. Blair Publisher [1995]. Very Good. 1995. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 089587122X . First edition [no statement of printing]. This copy has been signed and dated in the year of issue ["April 21, 1995"] by the author on the half-title page. 144 pages. Near Fine with llight wear. bx184
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cover of Mythic Ireland

Mythic Ireland

by Michael Dames

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780500015308
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Thames and Hudson 1992 . Hardcover. 0500015309 . First US edition. 272 pages, with 152 illustrations, maps and diagrams; acknowledgments, notes on the text, bibliography, glossary-index, index. Near Fine copy [spine slightly cocked and lightly bumped at the head front corner] in Near Fine or better jacket. bx209 .
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cover of The King and the Flea and Other Tales

The King and the Flea and Other Tales

by Harris, Ethel

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780889624702
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"These stories originate in the traditional sources of Jewish lore: the Talmud, Hasidic tales, or stories handed down orally from one generation to the next". Pictorial wrappers, 119 pages collecting 21 stories plus an introduction, illustrated. Fine copy.bx76E
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