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Pennsylvania Fireside Tales - Volume VI: (Origins & Foundations of Old-Time Pennsylvania Mountain Legends & Folktales)

By Frazier, Jeffrey R.

Centre Hall, Pennsylvania: Egg Hill Publications. Near Fine. 2005. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0965235173 . Hardcover, was issued without a dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, book is in excellent condition, the former owner's name on the inside of the front cover is the only remakable flaw, "In this last volume of the Pennsylvania Fireside Tales series, the author presents still more of the quaint legends and folktales he's collected in the mountains of Pennsylvania over the last thirty-five years" .

$34.00

Encircled Kingdom: Legends & Folktales of Laos

By Coburn, Jewell Reinhart (Author) & Nena Grigorian Ullberg (Illustrator)

Thousand Oaks, California: Burn Hart & Co. Very Good+. 1979. Hardcover. 0918060036 . Large format hardcover, issued without a dustjacket, inscribed to no one in particular and signed by the author: "Tales of wit and charm - Enjoy! J. R. Coburn." Mild fading is present on the spine but a clean, attractive copy overall with fine contents; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Folklore & Society: Essays in Honor of Benj. A. Botkin

By Jackson, Bruce (Editor)

Hatboro, PA: Folklore Asociates. Fine. 1966. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, was issued without as dustjacket, blue cloth binding, excellent condition, clean inside and out with no remarkable flaws, contains a selection of essays presented to B.A. Botkin on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday, 192 pages, includes a bibliography of the writings of Botkin .

$39.00

An Alphabestiary

By Ciardi, John

J. B. Lippincott. Near Fine. 1966. Hardcover. Hardcover with slipcase, book is in nearly new condition, the former owner's bookplate on the blank front end-paper is the only flaw, the original slipcase is also in excellent condition and has no remarkable flaws, olive green cloth cover with an impressive blind-embossed illustration of a zebra on the front, illustrated by Milton Hebald, "Fablers have always known that every animal is a moral waiting to be identified" .

$9.00

Knights, Beasts and Wonders: Tales and Legends From Mediaeval (Medieval) Britain

By Miller, Margaret J.

David White, Publishers. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, first American printing, "Here are fifteen tales and legends first written down in the Middle Ages, newly translated and re-told from the original stories or poems," features the excellent illustrations (including beautiful wraparound color dustjacket art) of Charles Keeping, winner of the 1967 Kate Greenaway Medal, dustjacket has one flaw: the front flap is corner-clipped at the bottom but please note that the original price (3.95) is present at the top of the flap and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, the book is also in excellent condition, there is a tiny amount of foxing on the half-title and title pages and a bit of tanning on the top outer page-edge, no other flaws .

$11.00

Some Chinese Ghosts

By Hearn, Lafcadio

Modern Library. Near Fine. 1927. 1st Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover first printing, no dustjacket, "First Modern Library Edition, 1927" stated on copyright page, variant binding, #3 Toledano spine, #4 logo and end-papers (Bernhard), this copy is in excellent condition with a minor wrinkle on the spine of the leatherette binding being the only remarkable flaw .

$9.00

Bibliography of Folk Literature

By Jatoi, Iqbal Ali (compiled by) and M.P. Azhar (editors)

Islamabad, Pakistan: National Institute of Folk Heritage. Very Good. 1980. Trade Paperback. Large paperback, "A select bibliography of Folklore in Pakistan has been a long over-due exercise. In fact this is the first of its kind in Pakistan on the subject of Folklore," 158 pages, includes a glossary of authors and publishers of oral traditions and introductory notes on popular folk tales, cover is scuffed, binding is tight and square contents are fine, clean inside and out .

$15.00