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Swapping Stories Folktales from Louisiana
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Swapping Stories Folktales from Louisiana

By Lindahl, Carl & Maida Owens & C. Renee Harvison

University Press of Mississippi. New. 1997. 1st Paperback Printing. Paperback. New, no defects. Stories and tales from Louisiana, 210 folktales in all. This is a classic collection. . Includes a bibliography and several indexes. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 462 pages. E6 .

$20.00

Plain Tales of the North
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Plain Tales of the North

By Mallet, Thierry

Revillon Freres. Very Good+. 1925. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Spine is sunned, hinges are just starting to crack. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Fifty short tales of the Far North. Illustrated with line drawings. See also our listing for the companion book by Captain Mallet, Glimpses of the Barren Lands. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 136 pages. D4 .

$30.00

The Maze Maker;  A Novel
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The Maze Maker; A Novel

By Ayrton, Michael

Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1967. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appear unread. . The "autobiography" of Daedalus. A beautiful copy of the first edition, stated. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 320 pages. D1 .

$35.00

Atterljom:   Folkeminne fra smadalane kring Lindesnes III
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Atterljom: Folkeminne fra smadalane kring Lindesnes III

By Bergstol, Tore

Oslo. Oslo: Norsk Folkeminnelag. Near Fine. 1959. Paperback. Spine is sunned, no other defects. Most pages are unopened. . Norwegian folk tales. Text is in Norwegian. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 163 pages. K3 .

$55.00

Slotin Folk Art Auction Catalog: Delta Blues Meets Visual Blues
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Slotin Folk Art Auction Catalog: Delta Blues Meets Visual Blues

By Slotin, Steve

Slotin Auction. Fine. 2014. Paperback. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. No marks or other defects. This is the catalog for an auction held April 26-27, 2014 in Buford, Georgia. . Four collections were at auction: the collections of Dr. Robert Bishop, Jay Johnson, Walter Glenn, and the Glitter family. A total of 1151 lots are described. This includes an estimated sale price and illustration in full color for each lot, nine or ten lots to a page. A beautiful copy. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 139 pages. M1 .

$45.00

King Goshawk and the Birds
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King Goshawk and the Birds

By O'Duffy, Eimar

NY. NY: The MacMillan Company. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1926. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Red pebbled cloth covers and slightly rubbed at extremities, spine a little faded, gilt titles dulled. Owner name elegantly written on first endpaper, a little foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . The first book in O'Duffy's Goshawk trilogy. First edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 319 pages. M2 .

$45.00

Escortes Armées Et Marches Folkloriques. Etudes Ethnographique Et  Historique
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Escortes Armées Et Marches Folkloriques. Etudes Ethnographique Et Historique

By Roland, Joseph

Bruxelles. Bruxelles: Ministere De La Culture Française. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1973. Softcover. Glossy paper covers are heavily rubbed, two crack to spine, mild corner bump. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Printed on coated paper, illustrated with reproductions and photos. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 162 pages. M6 .

$45.00

Secret sculptures of Komo Art and Power in Bamana (Bambara) Initiation  Associations
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Secret sculptures of Komo Art and Power in Bamana (Bambara) Initiation Associations

By McNaughton, Patrick R

Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues. Near Fine. 1979. 1st Edition. Paperback. Side-stapled with card covers. Book has corner bump, a little fading around the spine, no other defects. . Komo sculpture, centering on power masks and their symbolism. Includes 12 illustrations. Pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread. . Working Papers in the Traditional Arts Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 55 pages. C7 .

$40.00

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)
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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)

By Antoni, Klaus J

Der Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Zu Freiburg. Very Good. 1980. 1st Edition. Softcover. 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 .

$50.00

Illustrierte Walliser Sagen
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Illustrierte Walliser Sagen

By Ebener, Wilhelm & Anne-Marie Ebener, et al

Rotten Verlag. Fine with no dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 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 .

$95.00

Connecticut Shore Lines
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Connecticut Shore Lines

By Carter, Leverett E. & Helena Sexauer (Illus. )

Pontiac, Michigan. Pontiac, Michigan: Self Published. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1970. 1st Edition. Softcover. 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 .

$45.00

The Rampaging Frontier: Manners and Humors of Pioneer Days in the South  and the Middle West
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The Rampaging Frontier: Manners and Humors of Pioneer Days in the South and the Middle West

By Clark, Thomas Dionysius

Indianapolis. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1939. Hardcover. 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 .

$95.00

The Folk Religion of Ban Nai: a Hamlet in Central Thailand [Doctoral  Dissertation]
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The Folk Religion of Ban Nai: a Hamlet in Central Thailand [Doctoral Dissertation]

By Attagara, Kingkeo

Bloomington. Bloomington: Institute of Folklore, Indiana University; Kurusapha Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1967. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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 .

$45.00

Sameliv. Samisk Selskaps Arbok 1951-1952 / Sami Aellin. Sami Saervi  Jakkigir'ji 1951-1952
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Sameliv. Samisk Selskaps Arbok 1951-1952 / Sami Aellin. Sami Saervi Jakkigir'ji 1951-1952

By Nesheim, Asbjørn

Oslo. Oslo: Merkur Boktrykkeri. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1952. 1st Edition. Softcover. Light foxing and rubbing to card covers; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Having to do with Laplanders. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on verso of front cover by the editor. Printed on coated paper, illustrated w b/w drawings and photos. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 134 pages. Signed by Editor. M2 .

$35.00

Folk Traditions in Japanese Art
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Folk Traditions in Japanese Art

By Hauge, Victor & Takako Hauge

Kodansha International Ltd. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is rubbed, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread. . Errata sheet is laid in. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 272 pages. L0 .

$25.00

Adirondack Voices: Woodsmen and Woods Lore
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Adirondack Voices: Woodsmen and Woods Lore

By Bethke, Robert D.

University of Illinois Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1980. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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 .

$35.00

Studier Och Översikter Den 13 Augusti 1952
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Studier Och Översikter Den 13 Augusti 1952

By Wicander, C. A.

Samfundet För Svensk Folklivsforskning. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1952. Softcover. Missing top half-inch of spine cover, area covered with clear tape. Card covers have minor soil and rubbing, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Four scholarly articles and several book reviews in an issue dedicated to C. A. Wicander. Illustrated with many b/w photos and drawings. Errata slip is tipped in at back of book. . Liv Och Folkkultur, V Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 152 pages. K0 .

$30.00

Der Estnische Volkskalender:  FF Communications: Vol. CXXII No. 268
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Der Estnische Volkskalender: FF Communications: Vol. CXXII No. 268

By Hiiemae, Mall

Helsinki. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1998. 1st Edition. Softcover. Bump to upper corner of book, affecting paper covers and pages. No other defects; pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread. . Text is in German. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 325 pages. G1 .

$80.00

The Sparrow with a Cut Tongue
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The Sparrow with a Cut Tongue

By Nakayama, Kaneyoshi

Gakken Company , Ltd.. New in New dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket. Book is new and unread. . Book is in English and Japanese. The book is aimed at Japanese readers who are learning English. The latter part of the book consists of the English words used in the text with a sample sentence and Japanese translation. A beautiful copy of this Japanese classic folk tale. . The Golden Box of Fairy Tales Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 71 pages. G1 .

$16.50

Magyar Nepballadak
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Magyar Nepballadak

By Sandor, Endrodi

Budapest. Budapest: Franklin-Társulat. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1906. Hardcover. Brown cloth covers with gilt titles and decoration, beveled edges. Covers are mildly rubbed, a little worn at extremities. A little foxing to endpapers. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . These appear to be Hungarian ballads, or folk songs. In the Hungarian language. Lyrics only. . Magyar Remekirok Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 231 pages. E3 .

$40.00

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