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The Algonquin Legends of New England: or, Myths and Folk Lore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Tribes
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The Algonquin Legends of New England: or, Myths and Folk Lore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Tribes

by Leland, Charles Godfrey

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1898
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1898. Very Good Plus, in original brown cloth lettered in gilt and blindstamped with red decorations, black end papers (professionally restored), small rubs to cloth at corners, scattered marginal stamps of a hand with pointing finger, no other markings, clean and tight. xv, (1), 379 pages, 12 illustrations. Originally published 1884, title page date… Read more about this item
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The Man Who Married the Moon, and Other Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories
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The Man Who Married the Moon, and Other Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories

by Lummis, Charles F.

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1894
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New York: The Century Co., 1894. x, 239 pp.; beige cloth pictorially stamped in gold, orange & green; frontis. & 22 illustrations reproducing George Wharton Edwards’ drawings after the author's photographs. Very Good, spine darkened, slight soiling to boards, interior clean, tight and unmarked. SCARCE. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more about this item
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KALEVALA; A Prose Translation from the Finnish
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KALEVALA; A Prose Translation from the Finnish

by Johnson, Aili Kolehmainen; Illustrated by Elizabeth Halvary and L. W. Leskinen; Cover Design by Ruthmary Koegler

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1950
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Hancock, Michigan: Book Concern, 1950. Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR at front end page -"To Professor Stith Thompson, with the wish that some day I shall learn a great deal more about the "Kalevala" as your student. With deep appreciation, Aili Kolehmainen Johnson". Stith Thompson has been described as "America's most important folklorist". ( Roberts, Warren E. (1996).… Read more about this item
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Le Morte Arthur, Edited from the Harleian MS, 2252 in the British Museum / By F. J. Furnivall.; with a Prefatory Essay on ARTHUR By the Late Herbert Coleridge
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Le Morte Arthur, Edited from the Harleian MS, 2252 in the British Museum / By F. J. Furnivall.; with a Prefatory Essay on ARTHUR By the Late Herbert Coleridge

by Furnivall, F. J.; Coleridge, Herbert

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1864
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London and Cambridge: Macmillan & Co., 1864. lvi, 190 pages. In original brick cloth, gilt lettering back, Near Fine, faint name in ink front end page, tiny rubs to corners, the small bookseller's ticket of Gustav E. Stechert of New York verso front end paper. SCARCE, and important edition and study of the Stanzaic or Harleian Le Morte Arthur.… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy)  Georg Hager. A Meistersinger of Nürnberg, 1552 - 1634. 4 volumes, complete [Publications on Modern Philology; Vol. XXIX - XXXII]
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(Association Copy) Georg Hager. A Meistersinger of Nürnberg, 1552 - 1634. 4 volumes, complete [Publications on Modern Philology; Vol. XXIX - XXXII]

by Bell, Clair Hayden

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1947
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Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1947. Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page-" To my colleague and friend James W. Marchand with greetings, Clair Hayden Bell 28th March, 1960". Four volumes in original red cloth, Very Good, no jackets, spines slight sunning, spine lean, Marchand's name stamp front end page, with laid… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy)  Long Drums and Cannons; Nigerian Dramatists and Novelists, 1952-1955
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(Association Copy) Long Drums and Cannons; Nigerian Dramatists and Novelists, 1952-1955

by Laurence, Margaret

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1968
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London, Melbourne, Toronto: Macmillan, 1968. Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at title page -"John Johnson with best wishes Margaret Laurence". Review Copy, with publisher's review slip laid in. Near Fine, small corner bumps, in a Very Good dust jacket, light edge wear, mainly at corners and spine ends. With Johnson's blind stamp front end page. John William Johnson… Read more about this item
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Plutarch's De Iside et Osiride
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Plutarch's De Iside et Osiride

by Plutarch; Edited with an Introduction Translation and Commentary by L. Gwyn Griffiths

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1970
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(Cardiff): University of Wales Press, 1970. One of Griffiths two most important works. "This is the first modern commentary on Plutarch's De Iside et Osiride to be accompanied by a new recension of the greek text, and also the first to be undertaken by a classical scholar who is at the same time an Egyptologist." (front flap). Fine in a… Read more about this item
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English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians; Comprising 122 Songs and Ballads, and 323 Tunes
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English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians; Comprising 122 Songs and Ballads, and 323 Tunes

by Campbell, Olive Dame and Sharp, Cecil J.(Collected by)

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Published
1917
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New York: G. P Putnam's Sons, 1917. xxviii, 341 ps., oroginal blue gloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Very Good, gilt at spine dulled, front hinge cracked yet holding nicely, 3 pages of Introduction with top corner creases. Originally from the collection of Anne F. Oberndorfer, her signature in pencil front end page. Anne Shaw Faulkner Oberndorfer (1877-1948) a… Read more about this item
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(Presentation Copy with ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MUSIC Tipped in )  Frontier Ballads
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(Presentation Copy with ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MUSIC Tipped in ) Frontier Ballads

by Finger, Charles J.; Woodcuts by Paul Honore

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First Trade Edition
Published
1927
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Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1927. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at dedication page in blue ink -"And now, Margaret, here's another of those books so gaily planned." CJF" . Tipped in at rear end page is the author's original manuscript in black ink of his recording of the songs Doo Me Ama and The Female… Read more about this item
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Disc Collector; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, ( 16 Issues),1951-1961, and  Disc Collector News Letter , Nos. 1-5, Jan. - Sept., 1964, with Related Ephemera
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Disc Collector; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, ( 16 Issues),1951-1961, and Disc Collector News Letter , Nos. 1-5, Jan. - Sept., 1964, with Related Ephemera

by Nicholas, Joseph C.

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1951
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Palmer, Michigan: National Hillbilly Record Collectorss Exchange, 1951. RARE. 16 issues of Disc Collector; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, later renamed Disc Collector: "The Country Record Collectors Bible". This mimeographed country and folk music journal which has been called a veritable "research discography". Published quarterly starting in 1951, the 16 issues are Vol. 1, Nos.1-4, 1951; Vol.… Read more about this item
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Complete Catalog of Stinson Records
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Complete Catalog of Stinson Records

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No Place: Stinson Records No Author. No Place (Los Angeles), no date, circa late 1950s- early 1960s. Listings for Stinson SLP #1-85 and #1000-1003. Typed one side, with title, musician, Stinson SLP#, a brief summary of the recording, list of songs, size and number of LPs, List and Net prices. Lacking pages for #s 67, 71, 72, 75-77, 80-82.… Read more about this item
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Constitution of American Folklore Society, Boston, November - 1966
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Constitution of American Folklore Society, Boston, November - 1966

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1966
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Boston: American Folklore Society , 1966. Eight pages, typed one side, stapled top left, on 8 1/2" x 11" paper. Very Good, uniformly browning, light soiling. SCARCE piece of American Folklore Society history. The Society was originally founded in 1888. . First Thus. Stapled. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Pioneer Swinger Number 1 ( Dallas - Ft.Worth)
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Pioneer Swinger Number 1 ( Dallas - Ft.Worth)

by Neil Gray, Editor

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New York: Corydon Publications, Inc. No Date, circa early 1970s. 20 pp. in stapled wrappers. Fine, as issued. Loaded with classified advertisements for swingingers with black and white nude photographs, numerous ads for sex-related items. Named the Pioneer Swinger in honor of Eddie Abel, of "the Corydn Insider" fame. Intended for swingers in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area and members… Read more about this item
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International Blues Record Club Bulletin. Vol.2, No.1, Winter 1962/63
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International Blues Record Club Bulletin. Vol.2, No.1, Winter 1962/63

by Strachwitz, Chris A.

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1963
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Berkeley, CA: Arhoolie Record, Inc., 1963. RARE. Early publication from the founder of Arhoolie Records. Details Strachwitz's account of his travels across the US in the summer of 1962 in search of blues music and musicians to record, in addition to news on recent Arhoolie releases. 8 pp, newspaper. Very Good, uniformly browned, a few small chips, 1" horiz.… Read more about this item
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Arhoolie Occasional, Number 1, 1971
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Arhoolie Occasional, Number 1, 1971

by Strachwitz, Chris (Editor)

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1971
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Berkeley, CA: Arhoolie Records, Inc., 1971. SCARCE. Promotional newspaper from Arhoolie Records, Inc., founded by Chris Strachwitz and his business partner Tom Diamant in 1960. one of the iconic early publishers of folk music, blues, and jazz. 20 pp. with numerous articles on recent and upcoming record publications and other company and music industry news. illustrated with numerous black and… Read more about this item
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North Carolina Folklore, Vol. I, No.1, June 1948- Vol. IX,  No.3,  December, 1961 ( Vols I - VIII Complete, plus An Analytical  Index to Vols. I -VIII, Vol IX, No.3)
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North Carolina Folklore, Vol. I, No.1, June 1948- Vol. IX, No.3, December, 1961 ( Vols I - VIII Complete, plus An Analytical Index to Vols. I -VIII, Vol IX, No.3)

by Hoyle S. Bruton, Editor; later Arthur Palmer Hudson, Editor

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1948
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The Folklore Council of the University of North Carolina, 1948. RARE.. Volumes 1-8 with Vol. 9, No.3, An Analytical Index to North Carolina Folklore, Vols I - VIII. Bound in later 20th c. green cloth gilt lettering at spine, Near Fine, slight musty smell. Includes story " A Job of Work" by Manly Wade Wellman. Numerous… Read more about this item
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FROM THE SOURDOUGH CROCK; A Newsletter from the California Folklore Society , Volumes 1 and 2, 1960-1969
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FROM THE SOURDOUGH CROCK; A Newsletter from the California Folklore Society , Volumes 1 and 2, 1960-1969

by Hector Lee, Editor

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1960
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Chico State College, Chico, CA: California Folklore Society , 1960. RARE. The complete first two volumes of this occasional newsletter, from Vol. 1, No. 1, Sept. 1960 through Vol. 2, No. 9, Jun. 1969, 16 issues in Vol. 1 and 9 issues in Vol. 2. 4, 1, 6, 5, 8, 3, 7, 6, 108, 103 pp. Bound… Read more about this item
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Bulletin of the Folk-Song Society of the Northeast , Numbers 1-12, the Complete Issue, 1930-1937
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Bulletin of the Folk-Song Society of the Northeast , Numbers 1-12, the Complete Issue, 1930-1937

by Edited by Phillips Barry

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1930
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Cambridge, MA: Folk - Song Society of the Northeast, 1930. RARE, Worldcat shows 3 holdings worldwide, all in Europe, and no individual numbers found in any commercial database. The complete 12 issue run of this seminal folksong journal published 1930-1937, from the collection of noted folklorist Frank A. Hoffmann, his folk music-inspired bookplate front paste down. Bound in green cloth… Read more about this item
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Four Symposia on Folklore
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Four Symposia on Folklore

by Edited By Stith Thompson

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1953
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Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1953. RARE in hardcover. Indiana University Publications. Folklore Series, 8. Handsomely bound in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, a Fine copy. . First Printing. Cloth. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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American Folksong
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American Folksong

by Guthrie, Woody

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1947
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New York: Moe Asch, DISC Company of America, 1947. 48 pp. Illustrations by Woody Guthrie and York Cunningham, Jr. Contains a short biography, reminiscences and a collection of Guthrie's song lyrics. Very Good in original wrappers, rubbed at spine edge and bottom corner rear wrapper, residue along spine edge, small stain inside rear wrapper and rear end pages. A quite… Read more about this item
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