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Sweet Beast, I Have Gone Prowling: A Novel of Dallas

By Nye, Hermes

Dallas, TX: Cross-Timbers Press, 1972. 354 pp. Privately printed, numbered, and signed edition of 1500. In addition to writing novels, Nye was a folksinger, working with Ossie Davis among others, and recording five albums for Folkways Records. He was an active leader in the Texas Folklore Society. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. Inscribed on ffep. "For Prof. Sandy Ives, a good man (damn few of us left any more), Hermes Nye Dallas 5/3/73." Near fine, the unclipped dust jacket has a few closed tears. . Signed. First Edition. Limited/ Signed. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Ed Bearden.

$30.00

Rig Veda 1953 (Illinois College Yearbook)

Jacksonville, Illinois: Student Body of Illinois College, 1953. 120 pp. This copy belonged to the yearbook's faculty advisor; at the time, Ives was an instructor of Music. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History (University of Maine at Orono), and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. A mimeographed list dated 3/68 laid in. The list includes Class of 1953 students and faculty. Not autographed. Black simulated leather with lettering in gold. End papers slightly foxed, but a nice tight copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$100.00

The Programmer

By Jackson, Bruce

Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1979. 282 pp. Blue paper covered boards, black cloth spine with gilt titles. Price-intact dustjacket has edgewear particularly at spine edges, and 1/2" closed tear on front. "A computer-age Robin Hood fights back." Inscribed "for Sandy + Bobby - 22 gems + I'll be back again - hugs, Bruce 17 feb 88". From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. VG+/VG- . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/GVG.

$50.00

Tree-stump Tombstones. a Field Guide to Rustic Funerary Art in Indiana

By Ridlen, Susanne S

Kokomo, IN: Orl Richardsville Publications, 1999. xviii, 192, [6] pp. Gray cloth, spine title black. With appendices, bibliography, index, notes. Illustrated with b&w photo. In addition, one photo laid in. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada, with his name on the ffep. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. Dustjacket with a little edge wear and two closed tears would be very good but for a chip 1/4" x 4-1/2" along lower back edge. May require extra postage if shipped internationally.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good+.

$250.00

History of Early Boiestown

By Spencer, Grace Macmillan

Boiestown, NB: Central New Brunswick Woodmen's Museum, 1987. 251 pp. Includes photographs and facimile records from militias, and the lumber industry . With Village Census data for 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881 and 1891. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada, with his name on the ffep. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. NF . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Rig Veda 1952 (Illinois College Yearbook)

Jacksonville, Illinois: Student Body of Illinois College, 1952. 111 pp. This copy belonged to the yearbook's faculty advisor, at the time, Ives was an instructor in English. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History (University of Maine at Orono), and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. Not autographed. Turquois blue with white lettering, the endpapers are foxed, otherwise a nice tight copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$100.00

Fighting for Faith and Nation. Dialogues with Sikh Militants

By Mahmood, Cynthia Keppley

Philadelphia: University of Pennslvania Press, 1996. xii, 314 pp. With notes, glossary, bibliography, index, b&w photos. Corners bumped. Inscribed "for Sandy - thanks for your support & encouragement - Cindy 12/7/96". From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. VG+. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good+.

$50.00

Interior Decorative Painting in Nova Scotia. Peinture decorative d'interieur en Nouvelle-Ecosse

By Greenaway, Cora

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia , 1986. 80 pp. An exhibition surveying decorated interiors of private and public buildings in Nova Scotia since 1810, with map, b&w and color illustrations. Text is in ENGLISH and FRENCH. Inscribed and with a handwritten card by the author to Sandy Ives. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. . Presentation Copy. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$25.00

A Man of Many Dimensions

By Garcia, Ben, (Battlin' Ben)

Old Orchard Beach, Maine: Old Orchard Publishing Service, 1986. 218 pp. Includes a "finale," made up of what might be called a posterior dedication illustrated by a drawing of the back side of a naked man , with lips or a lipstick mark superimposed on the buttocks. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada, with an inscription from Garcia to Sandy's wife. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. . Signed by Author. First Edition, SIGNED. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+.

$10.00

Robert Burns's Commonplace Book 1783 - 1785

By Burns, Robert.

Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 1965. xxxii, 44, [44] pp. Blue cloth, spine titles gilt. Reproduced in facsimile from the poet's manuscript with transcript and the original introduction and notes of James Cameron Ewing and Davidson Cook. This edition introduced by David Daiches. Frontispiece, 44 plates. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada, with his name on the ffep. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. Head of spine bumped. . Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$50.00

Theory and Practice in Historical Study: A Report of the Committee on Historiography. Bulletin 54

New York: Social Science Research Council, 1946. xii, 178 pp. Selective reading list, index of names, index of subjects. Brown cloth stamped in black. Very slight spine slant, a little wear at spine edges, one small spot on front cover, previous owners' names on endpapers. The 6 chapters are: Foreword by Merle Curti, Chapter I -- Grounds for a Reconsideration of Historiography by Charles A. Beard, Chapter 2 -- Controlling Assumptions in the Practice of American Historians by John Herman Randall Jr. and George Haines IV, Chapter 3 -- What Historians Have Said About the Causes of the Civil War by Howard K Beale, Chapter 4 -- Problems of Terminology in Historical Writing 1--Note on the Need for Great Precision in the Use of Historical Terms by Charles A. Beard 2--Illustrations by Sidney Hook, Chapter 5 -- Proposition, Chapter 6 -- Selective Reading List on Historiography and the Philosophy of History by Ronald Thompson. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada, with his name on the ffep. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. VG. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$18.50

Folklore and Oral History. Papers from the Second Annual Meeting of the Canadian Aural/Oral History Association, at St. John's, Newfoundland. October 3-5, 1975

By Rosenberg, Neil V

St. John's: Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1978. xx, 102 pp. Pictorial paper covers. Text is in English and French.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$18.00

Threads in the Weave

By Darrow, Alice Jennings

Brunswick, Maine: Pejepscot Press, 1956. viii, 30 pp. Brown cloth, spine title gilt. Gift inscription on ffep. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. NF. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Complex Ethnic Households in America
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Complex Ethnic Households in America

By Schwede, Laurel; Blumberg, Rae Lesser; and Chan, Anna Y. (eds.)

Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. x, 324 pp. Inscribed by, and with laid-in card from, one of the contributors to Sandy Ives. Four sticky tabs locating references to that contributor, otherwise fine. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. . Presentation Copy. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$18.50

Women on the Hill: A History of Women at the University of North Carolina

By Dean, Pamela

Chapel Hill, NC: Division of Student Affairs, University of North Carolina, 1987. 29 pp. Published for the dedication of the Katherine Kennedy Carmichael Residence Hall. Dean reviews the previous 90 years of women enrolled at Chapel Hill. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada, with a warm inscription to him from the author. Blue wrappers. NF . First Edition, Presentation Copy. Paper Wrappers. Near Fine/None Issued.

$15.00

Matacil Spray Report

By Thurlow, William

Gander, Newfoundland: Gander Environmental Group, 1979. 72, [14] pp. Includes map and bibliography. A copy of the First Supplement, published in 1980 as an up-date, is laid in. Inscribed, " Dear Dr. Ives, Thank you for being such a good Frosh. Comp. teacher 31 years ago. English was always a tough subject for me but you made it useful and great. William Thurlow." From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History and the editor of its annual publication, Northeast Folklore. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. . Presentation Copy. First Edition. Paper Wrappers. Like New.

$18.00