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cover of 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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Palmer, Michigan: National Hillbilly Record Collectorss Exchange, 1951. RARE. 16 issues of Disc Collecto; 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
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cover of Complete Catalog of Stinson Records

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
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cover of Constitution of American Folklore Society, Boston, November - 1966

Constitution of American Folklore Society, Boston, November - 1966

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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First Thus
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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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cover of Pioneer Swinger Number 1 ( Dallas - Ft.Worth)

Pioneer Swinger Number 1 ( Dallas - Ft.Worth)

by Neil Gray, Editor

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Fine
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First Printing
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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
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cover of American Folk Music Occasional Number 0ne

American Folk Music Occasional Number 0ne

by Strachwitz, Chris (Editor)

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Published
1964
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Fine in Wraps, as Issued
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First Edition
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$85.00

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Berkeley, CA: Arhoolie Record, Inc., 1964. 110 pages in stapled red wrappers. Fine. Numerous photographs of legendary blue musicians such as Mance Lipscomb, Muddy Waters, Clifton Chenier, Mississippi John Hurt, Lightnin' Hopkins, and many others. SCARCE. . First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of International Blues Record Club Bulletin. Vol.2, No.1, Winter 1962/63

International Blues Record Club Bulletin. Vol.2, No.1, Winter 1962/63

by Strachwitz, Chris A.

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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First Printing
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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
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cover of Arhoolie Occasional, Number 1, 1971

Arhoolie Occasional, Number 1, 1971

by Strachwitz, Chris (Editor)

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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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
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cover of 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)

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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Published
1948
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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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
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cover of FROM THE SOURDOUGH CROCK; A Newsletter from the California Folklore Society , Volumes 1 and 2, 1960-1969

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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Published
1960
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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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
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cover of Folk-Say A Regional Miscellany No.1, 1929

Folk-Say A Regional Miscellany No.1, 1929

by Botkin, B. A., Editor; Contributions By Paul Horgan, Stamley Vestal, and J. Frank Dobie

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Norman, OK: Oklahoma Folk-Lore Society, 1929. SCARCE. The first publication of this important folklore journal. Very Good, 1/4" paper loss at spine ends, triangular chip bottom corner rear wrapper, small edge chips and tears. Features "Neawtha's Warpath, An ArapahoTale" by Stanley Vestal, "The Dream That Never Dies, Oklahoma Treasure Legends" by J. Frank Dobie, and "Episodes from the Passionate… Read more
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cover of Bulletin of the Folk-Song Society of the Northeast , Numbers 1-12, the Complete Issue, 1930-1937

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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Published
1930
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Near Fine
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First Printing
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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
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cover of Four Symposia on Folklore

Four Symposia on Folklore

by Edited By Stith Thompson

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Published
1953
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Fine
Edition
First Printing
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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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cover of American Folksong

American Folksong

by Guthrie, Woody

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Published
1947
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$350.00

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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
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cover of Program for the First Annual Newport Folk Festival , July 11-12. 1959

Program for the First Annual Newport Folk Festival , July 11-12. 1959

by Introduction by Billy Faier

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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Newport, RI: Board of Directors, Newport Folk Festival, 1959. RARE program for the First Newport Folk Festiaval, 24 pp. featuring daily programs and two artist biographies with black and white photos per page, Introduction by Billy Faier, editor and publisher of CARAVAN magazine. In original stapled pictorial wrappers, Very Good, foxing and slight discoloration to wrappers. Featured artists included… Read more
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cover of Recorded Folk Music, A Review of British and Foreign Folk Music Recordings. Complete Run of 12 Issues, Vol. 1, No.1, Jan/Feb 1958 - Vol. 2, No. 6, Nov/Dec 1959

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London: Collett's Holdings, Ltd., 1958. A RARE complete run of this early and influential British review, filled with substantial authoritative articles. Near Fine in 20th c. green decorative cloth boards, a slight musty smell else Fine. A. L. Lloyd (1908-1982; English folk singer and collector of folk songs) has been described as "the father confessor of the British Folk… Read more
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cover of A Group of Eastern Romances and Stories from the Persian, Tamil, and Urdu

A Group of Eastern Romances and Stories from the Persian, Tamil, and Urdu

by Clouston, W. A.

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Published
1889
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Very Good Plus
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Limited and Numbered Edition
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$300.00

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No Place: Privately Printed, 1889. #35/52 copies privately printed. xl, 585 pp. Bound in contemporary dark blue pebbled morocco over blue buckram boards, blue end papers, top edge dyed red. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at edges of morocco. Unique bookplate of the Kinsey Institute for Sex Research bottom corner front end page, with its faded call letters bottom edge… Read more
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cover of The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, & Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, & Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

by Strutt, Joseph; Illustrated By One Hundred and Forty Engravings ...a New Edition, with a Copious Index By William Hone

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Published
1845
Condition
Very Good
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New Edition
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London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1845. Very Good in contemporary half pebbled brown morocco over marbled boards, spine with five raised bands and lettered in gilt, marbled end papers, the bookplate of noted Celtic language and folklore scholar Edgar M. Slotkin front paste down along with a small bookseller's label. Prior owner name top edge verso front end page. Boards… Read more
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cover of Folk and Hero Tales. Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition. Argyllshire Series No.II

Folk and Hero Tales. Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition. Argyllshire Series No.II

by Collected, Edited and Translated By the Rev. D. MacInnes. With Notes By the Editor and Alfred Nutt, and Portrait of J .F. Campbell of Islay

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Published
1890
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: The Folk-Lore Society, 1890. Publications of the Folk-Lore Society No. XXV. Printed in Gaelic and English on facing pages. Bookplate of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society front paste down, along with small seller's label. Bookplate of noted Celtic scholar and folklorist Edgar M. Slotkin verso front end page. Very Good, slight spine lean, light wear to cloth at edges, scant… Read more
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cover of Facsimile & Text of the Book of Taliesin

Facsimile & Text of the Book of Taliesin

by Reproduced and Edited by T. Gwenogvryn Evans

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Published
1910
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Near Fine
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Limited Edition
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N.Wales: Llanbedrog: Issued to Subscribers only, 1910. Bound in half vellum over dark blue buckram, gilt rules and lettering, top edge gilt, marbled end papers, the bookplate of noted Celtic language and folklore scholar Edgar M. Slotkin front paste down. Near Fine, corners bumped, small tear to buckram top edge rear cover. An unnumbered copy on Japanese Vellum Paper.… Read more
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cover of The Poetry in the Red Book of Hergest

The Poetry in the Red Book of Hergest

by Reproduced and Edited by T. Gwenogvryn Evans

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Published
1909
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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N. Wales: Llanbedrog: Issued to Subscribers only , 1909. Near Fine, in original beige publisher's cloth, Series of Welsh Texts emblem stamped in black front cover, small bottom corner bump, the bookplate of noted Celtic language and folklore scholar Edgar M. Slotkin front paste down. Colophon states " Six hundred copies of this work were printed at the Private Press… Read more
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