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Aztec medicine, health, and nutrition

by Ortiz de Montellano, Bernard R.

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Published
1990
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9780813515632
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£29.33

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New Brunswick: Rutgers, 1990. xvi+308p., illustrated with two line maps, many exhibit photos and statistical charts. Softbound original, sound and unmarked, a very good to fine first trade paper edition in 9x6 inch wraps.
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The folk arts of Japan

by Munsterberg, Hugo

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Published
1959
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£13.20

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Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1959. 168p. hardcover in decorated cloth; dustjacket has a hole on the spine with abrasion to the cloth beneath. A decent reading copy of this beautifully designed book. Third printing.
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A dictionary of Chinese mythology

by Werner, E. T. C.

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Published
1932
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£32.99

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Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1932. xxiii, 627p., mildly worn hardcover with interesting bookplate of Marcus Crahan, otherwise very good.
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Chinese creeds and customs volumes I, II, and III

by Burkhardt, Colonel Valentine Rudolphe

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Published
1958
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£8.80

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n.p.: n.pub, 1958. Three volumes in one, 181, 201, 164p., plus indices; pirated hardcover reprint of the classic text, spine somewhat sun-faded.
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Anyone Can Build a Spinning Wheel

by West, W.C.

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Published
1975
ISBN
9780913664063
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£14.66

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Santa Rosa CA: Thresh Publications, 1975. 32p., plenty of diagrams, softbound, a pamphlet in 8.5x5.5 inch decorated wraps. The staples have picked up some rust, the only flaw we see, nice clean sound copy.
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Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1965. 119p., slender paperback, very good.
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£11.00
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Robert Graves and the Hebrew Myths; A Collaboration

by Patai, Raphael

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Published
1992
ISBN
9780814321140
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£16.13

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Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1992. 468p., illustrated with a few personal snapshots, hardbound first edition in 9x6 inch cloth boards in dust jacket. A nice clean copy, really as new; sound, clean, unmarked, fresh.
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image of Der Fuchs in Kulture, Religion und Folklore Zentral- und Ostasiens. Teil I. Herausgegeben von Hartmut Walravens

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Wiesbaden: Harrassovitz Verlag, 2001. Hardcover. xi, 203p., illustrated with ancient texts in photo-facsimile, hardbound in 9.5x7 inch yellow cloth boards titled brown. Spine panel faintly sunned, else as new: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Asiatische Forschungen, Band 141.
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Vertellingen voor het volk

by Nieuwenhuis, Ferdinand Domela

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Published
1903
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£47.66

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Gorinchem: P.M. Wink, 1903. 157p., hardcover, small numbered label on spine, ex-libris bookplate with a "Loyal to the Union" design. Collection of fables, presented by the first Dutch socialist parliamentarian, who had embraced anarchism by this time.
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image of Journal of a Trip to the Shepherd, Banks, and Torres Islands and to Espiritu Santo and Efate in the New Hebrides. November 15, 1963 to December 24, 1963

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Bethesda: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, 1965. Paperback. 91p., text reproduced from a keyboard-set ms, comb-bound in 11x8.5 inch plain printed blue cover sheets. Mild external edgewear with marginal toning and a fews dots of spattered ink, a handleable copy quite sound and entirely clean and unmarked within. Study of Child Growth and Development and Disease Patterns… Read more
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£22.00
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Bibliography of Kuru; Revised March 1969, November 1970

by Gajdusek, D. Carleton and Michael P. Alpers

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Published
1970
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Bethesda: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke / National Institutes of Health, 1970. Paperback. 165p., text reproduced from keyboard-set ms; softbound in 11x8.5 inch plain printed grey wraps. Small bump to head, covers corner-creased, mild edgewear and a little ddust, mild but pervasive handling crimps to both covers and contents, a sound enough copy, clean within and unmarked.… Read more
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image of Journal of a Trip to the Shepherd, Banks, and Torres Islands and to Espiritu Santo and Efate in the New Hebrides. November 15, 1963 to December 24, 1963

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Bethesda: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, 1965. Paperback. 91p., text reproduced from a keyboard-set ms, staple-bound in 11x8.5 inch copyshop production under a plain printed blue cover sheet. Mild external edgewear, we see that item was disbound then re-stapled, several leaves bear small stains (from old packing material which we blew away), a handleable useful copy. Study… Read more
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£22.00
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Madrid: npub, nd. 353p., 7.5x5 inch buff wraps printed in two colors, lightly worn, previous owner's name penned on inside front wrap else very good fascimile reprint of the 1929 edition. Text in Spanish.
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Podorlicke Povesti

by Triska, Josef; illustrated by Richard Pesek

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Published
1992
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£8.80

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Usti nad Orlici, Czech Republic: Oftis, 1992. 79p., wraps, 5.75 x 8 inches, illus., lightly worn, old price sticker on rear wrap else good condition. Text in Czech. Collection of Czech folktales.
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image of Gjurmime Albanologjike: Viti XXXVI, 2006: Folklor dhe etnologji

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Pristina, Kosovo: Instituti Albanologjik i Prishtines, 2007. 453p., wraps, very good condition. Text mostly in Albanian with brief summaries of articles in English. Albanian journal of ethnology and folklore.
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£11.00
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Latviesu Tautas Piedzivojumi; I-IV

by Germanis, Uldis

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Published
1976
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£11.00

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Stockholm: Celinieks, 1976. Hardcover. 401p., illus., ink stamps on front endpapers else very good condition. Text in Latvian. Third Edition. No dj. Latvian folktales.
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image of Tian di ren, No. 14 (Nov. 1. 1952)  天地人:第十四期

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Kowloon: Mei ri za zhi she 每日雜誌社, 1952. 30 pages, one issue of the staplebound magazine, very good with pages mildly toned. The magazine is about folklore, social and artistical events, short stories, etc. Though published in Kowloon, it was meant to spread across the diaspora. There are Chinese American business advertisements printed on the back cover. … Read more
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989. Paperback. xv, 122p., introduction, informants, notes, bibliography, index, very good first trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Cover illustration shows superhero MoreMan in purple bodysock with yellow cape.
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image of Der Grün und Blumenschmuck: Brauchtum, Festgestaltung und Festschmuck

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Berlin: Reichsnährstand Verlags, 1937. Hardcover. 155p., 8.5x11.75 inches, green cloth boards a bit sunned at the top and bottom edges and bumped at the corners. dj is intact with a few closed tears and chipping at the bottom of spine. All considered, good to very good condition. Handbook for, ahem, 1930s German folkloric festivals, marchs, pageants, table decorations, and… Read more
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£62.32
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Silenced by Sound: The Music Meritocracy Myth

by Brennan, Ian

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2019
ISBN
9781629637037
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£11.00

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Oakland: PM Press, 2019. Paperback. 285p., trade paperback, illus., New. "Brennan challenge music industry giants by skillfully demonstrating that there are scores of anonymous people around the world far more gifted than the superstars for whom billions are spent to promote the delucion that they are the rare few blessed with genius." --from the cover.
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