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Women Like Meat: The Folklore And Foraging Ideology Of The Kalahari Ju/'hoan (UNCOMMON PAPERBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING)

by Biesele, Megan

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Greystone Books
Published
1993
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Paperback Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780253315663
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$38.28

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Bloomington, Indiana, USA: Indiana University Press, 1993. VG+. First paperback edition, first printing. xxii,225pp. Illustrated with photographs and a map. A well-researched and authoritative study of the folklore and foraging ideology of the Kalahari Ju/'hoan. With Bibliography and Index. Light sunning to spine; else a very good plus copy of an UNCOMMON first paperback edition, first printing. NO inscriptions, underlining… Read more
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Gogmagog: The Buried Gods (UNCOMMON BOOK CLUB ASSOCIATES HARDBACK EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Lethbridge, T C

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Greystone Books
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
BCA Edition
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$34.18

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London: Book Club Associates, 1975. NrF/NrF. Book Club Associates edition in d/w. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps. An investigation into the giant Neolithic chalk figures; based on their archaeological, historical and folklore. With Index. Some spotting to top-edge; else a near fine copy, in a near fine d/w, of an UNCOMMON BCA EDITION. NO inscriptions, highlighting or underlining.… Read more
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Kent Folk Tales (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, TONY COOPER)

by Cooper, Tony

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Greystone Books
Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780752459332
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$38.28

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Stroud, Gloucestershire: History Press, 2011. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, TONY COOPER, without dedication or inscription on half title-page. 192pp. Illustrated with line-drawings by Jan Cooper. A collection of traditional stories and local legends that have been handed down by storytellers for centuries. As folk tales reveal a lot about the people who invented them,… Read more
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Aberdeenshire Folk Tales (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Banks, Grace & Blackhall, Sheena

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Greystone Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780752497587
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$20.51

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Stroud, Gloucestershire: History Press, 2013. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR GRACE BANKS, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'Dear -----/Hope you enjoy/With best wishes/Grace'. 190pp. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings. The folklore of the north-east of Scotland has provided a rich tapestry for the tales within; from Celtic and Pictish origins come witches,… Read more
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Once Upon A Time In Ghana: Traditional Ewe Stories Retold In English (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Cottrell, Anna

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Greystone Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781906221584
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$38.28

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Leicester: Matador, 2007. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication on half-title page. Signing reads, 'Anna Cottrell/with best wishes/March 2008'. xxxi,175pp. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings and photographs. The account of the project to record the oral tradition of storytelling among the Ewe people of Ghana, and a collection of the stories. A fine copy a… Read more
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London and New York: Duckworth Overlook, 2011. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED TWICE BY THE AUTHOR, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'For -----/From Boria/Annie Moore/New York, May 22, 2013/"And the isolation of the/sky/At evening, casual flocks of/pigeons make/Ambiguous undulations as they/sink/Downward to darkness, on extended/wings"/Wallace Stevens/Boria Sax'. (Annie Moore is a New York bar… Read more
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Crop Circle Wisdom: Simple Teachings From The CircleMakers (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Clarke, Denni

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Greystone Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781929341054
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Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA: SpiritPassage, 2001. VG+/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on front endpaper. Illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. Not dated, (circa 2001). Many people believe crop circles to be sacred sites and that enlightenment emanates from them. A very good plus copy, in a very… Read more
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Walton's Treasury Of Irish Songs And Ballads (UNCOMMON 1947 FIRST EDITION)

by Walton, Martin A

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Greystone Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$17.09

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Dublin, Ireland: Walton's Musical Instrument Galleries Ltd, 1947. VG+. First edition. (1947). Not dated, Foreword dated 1947. Paperback. x,228pp. In this collection of Irish songs and ballads an endeavour has been made to cover and represent as wide and varied a field as possible. Included is a selection of patriotic, sentimental and humorous lyrics, also some translations from the Gaelic.… Read more
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Journal Of The English Folk Dance And Song Society Volume II [Two] (SCARCE 1935 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL NUMBER)

by Howes, Frank (Editor)

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Greystone Books
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$61.52

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London: English Folk Dance And Song Society, 1935. VG. First edition. Large paperback. viii,162pp. Illustrated with photographs. Volume II (two) of the Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society; this being the 1935 International Festival Number for the first held Festival: which was held in London July 14 to 20, 1935. In 1932 the English Folk Dance Society… Read more
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The Fairies In Tradition And Literature [TEXT IN JAPANESE LANGUAGE] (FIRST JAPANESE HARDBACK EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Briggs, Katharine M

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Greystone Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Japanese Language Edition
ISBN
9784480831101
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London/Tokyo: Watt/Turtle-Mori, 1991. VG+/VG+. First Japanese language edition in d/w. TEXT IN JAPANESE LANGUAGE. Illustrated. An examination of traditions about fairies, interaction between humans and fairies, and fairies in literature. A very good plus copy, in a very good plus d/w, of the Japanese language first edition. D/w now protected in a detachable, non-adhesive, clear sheaf. NO inscriptions, underlinings or… Read more
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Scarecrows (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Holyoake, Gregory

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Greystone Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780906290835
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$24.61

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London: Unicorn Press, 2006. Fine. First edition, first printing. Large paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'To ------/From one Scarecrow to another!/Gregory Holyoake'. 256pp. Profusely illustrated with over 150 illustrations, many new and in colour. A well-researched and authoritative study of scarecrows: in history, in literature, on stage, film and television, in… Read more
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A Calendar Of Festivals: Traditional Celebrations, Songs, Seasonal Recipes & Things To Make (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Green, Marian

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Greystone Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852302047
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$13.67

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Shaftesbury, Dorset: Element, 1991. VG+. First edition. Large paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'To----/Have a happy/time/Marian Green/Nov 93'. 160pp. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings. From holy days to holidays, high days to hey days every month is a festival. Since time immemorial, mankind has marked and celebrated the change of the seasons. Month… Read more
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Flower Legends (UNCOMMON 1913 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION)

by Standen, B P

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Greystone Books
Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London.: Gay and Hancock, 1913. VG. First edition. No d/w. Illustrated with tissue-guarded colour frontispiece and three other colour illustrations throughout by G P Standen. A charming story about talking plants and flowers. 'A little child, playing in a grassy lane, chanced one day upon a tangle of Our Lady's golden Bed-Straw. "Lie on me," it said to the child...'.… Read more
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Weather Wisdom: Fact Or Fiction? (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Lobeck, Ron

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Greystone Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780951304242
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Ashford, Kent: Geerings, 1989. VG. First edition. Paperback. SIGNED BY RON LOBECK, without dedication or inscription on title-page. (iv),71pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and illustrations by the author. A well-researched and authoritative study of weather folklore and the science and history behind it. A very good copy of a SCARCE first edition SIGNED BY RON LOBECK.. Signed by Author. First… Read more
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Spirited (SCARCE PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR) [FIRST EDITION]

by Joiner, Annie

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Greystone Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780953037209
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$10.94

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Canterbury, Kent: Joiner, 1997. NrF. First edition. Large paperback. 104pp. Illustrated. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. A true story about Arab horses interwoven with the legend of the God Horse, or Pegasus. The God Horse was first sighted around 1890 and was believed to bring good luck to the inhabitants of a small British village. The author's FIRST BOOK.… Read more
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The Trials Of Arthur: The Life And Times Of A Modern-Day King (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Pendragon, Arthur and Stone, Christopher James

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Greystone Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780007121144
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London.: Element, 2003. VG. First edition, first printing. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR CHRISTOPHER STONE. Paperback. xv,253pp. Illustrated with photographs. The true story of the self-styled 'king Arthur Pendragon'. He has fought a number of ecological and environmental battles and, as a Druid, fought and won the right to have Solstice celebrations at Stonehange. With Appendices and Glossary. Some edge chipping;… Read more
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The Whole Art Of Palmistry or, How To Read The Hand

by Barter, Professor

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Greystone Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$16.40

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London.: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent. VG. First edition. No date, (circa. 1900). Paperback. 32pp. Illustrated. An explanation of how to read palms. The book is in two parts; Part 1 - Chiromancy: Part 2 - Chirognomy. Spotting to edges; some occasional spotting; slight spotting to front cover; else a very good copy of a VERY SCARCE book.. First Edition.… Read more
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