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Oriental Fairy Tales

by Herder, Liebeskind and Krummacher

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Published
1880
Condition
good
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$45.00

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Thomas Knox & Co, 1880. Hard Cover. good. octavo. Brown cloth. 300 pages. First signature loose.
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image of The Fairies Return or New Tales for Old; With reverent apologies to the memory of Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, Hans Andersen, the Authors of The Thousand and One Nights, & c.

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Great Britain: Peter Davies Limited, 1934. First edition. Hard Cover. vg. octavo. Red cloth. Former owners name on front free endpaper. Binding tight.
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$100.00
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The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni; Three volumes

by Ger Giovanni with translation into English by W.G. Waters

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Published
1901
Condition
vg+
Edition
Unique Copy
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$310.00

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London: The Society of Bibliophiles, 1901. Unique Copy. Hard Cover. vg+. The Italian Novelists series. 3 Volumes. Green cloth. Paper title labels to spine. "Choicely" illustrated by E.R. Hughes, A.R.W.S. All volumes in very nice condition.
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The Facetious Nights of Straparola; Four Volume set

by Straparola with first translation into english by W.G.Waters

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Published
1901
Condition
vg
Edition
Unique Copy
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$310.00

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Society of Bibliophiles, 1901. Unique Copy. Hard Cover. vg. Four Volumes. Green cloth. Paper title labels to spines. From the Italian Novelists set.. "Choicely" illustrated by Jules Garnier and E. R. Hughes. Split to front and rear inner joints of volumes I & IV. Some light bumping to edges.… Read more
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Studies in East European Folk Narrative

by Linda Degh

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Published
1978
Condition
vg
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$40.00

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American Folklore Society & Indiana Univ. Folklore Monographs Series, 1978. Hard Cover. vg. octavo. 678pp.
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Oeuvres Du Comte Hamilton; Tome second

by Hamilton

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Published
1825
Condition
vg
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$100.00

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Chez Salmon, Libraire, 1825. Hard Cover. vg. octavo. 584pp French text. Volume 2. Bound in 1/4 leather and marble boards. Gilt lettering and design to spine. Five raised bands. Rubbing to edges. Small piece of tape to bottom front corner of cover. Precedees d'une notice historique sur sa vie et… Read more
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The Thousand and One Days; Persian Tales

by Justin Huntly McCarthy

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Published
1892
Condition
good
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$80.00

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1892. Hard Cover. good. Two Volume set. Octavo. Gray boards with vellum spines. Frontispieces by Stanley Wood. (Soiling to spines) Age toning to endpapers.
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image of The Bugarstica A Bilingual Anthology of the Earliest Extant South Slavic Folk Narrative Song (Illinois Medieval Studies)

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University of Illinois Press, 1990. Hardcover. near fine. octavo. 339pp Gray cloth.
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The Songs of the Russian People,; As Illustrative of Slavonic Mythology and Russian Social Life

by W.R.S. Ralston

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Published
1970
Condition
vg
Edition
reprint
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$25.00

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New York: Haskell House, 1970. reprint. Hard Cover. vg. 447pp Nice copy. No dust jacket. Originall published in 1872.
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KHOJA, THE: Tales of Nasr-Ed-Din

by Henry Barnham, translator

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Published
no date
Condition
vg+
Edition
facsimile reprint
ISBN
9780941567282
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$25.00

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Astoria, Ny Fawcett Nd., no date. facsimile reprint. Paperback. vg+. Wrapprs. 260pp.
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Step Right Up: The Adventure of Circus in America

by William Rough Lavahn G. Hoh

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Published
1990
Condition
good+
ISBN
9781558701397
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$35.00

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Betterway Books, 1990. Paperback. good+. Oversize paperback. 272pp Gift inscription on title page. Small one inch stain on fore-edges. Fading to spine. Binding tight. No other markings.
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Scottish Rite Bodies; Valley of Northeast Kansas Centennial

by Brothers Robert L. Tomlinson Jr, and Walter E. Lietzen

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Published
1999
Condition
f/f
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$75.00

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Kansas: Valley of Northeast Kansas Scottish Rite, 1999. Hard Cover. f/f. Quarto. 150pp This is limited to 500 copies ofr which this is number #0080. A fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a mylar protective wrapper.
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The Abelard Folk Song Book; More than 101 Ballads to sing Song

by Norman Cazden

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Published
1958
Condition
vg/good
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$55.00

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New York: Abelard-Schuman Pub, 1958. Hard Cover. vg/good. Quarto. 127pp A very nice copy in dust jacket. Jacket has rubbing along spine and chipping at edges. There is a 2 inch piece missing at bottom of dj spine. In a mylar protective wrapper. Edited for piano and guitar.
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The Story of Sigurd the Volsung

by William Morris

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Published
MDCCCLXXXVII
Condition
g
Edition
fourth edition
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$50.00

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London: Reeves and Turner, MDCCCLXXXVII. fourth edition. Hard Cover. g. octavo. Burgandy cloth. 345pp Paper title label removed from spine. Foxing to endpapers.
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Fables; Five Hundred Years of Illustration and Text

by Anne Stevenson Hobbs, editor

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Published
1986
Condition
near fine/near fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780913720752
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$50.00

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Frederic C. Bell/Victoria and Albert Museum, 1986. First edition. Hard Cover. near fine/near fine. A very nice copy in an equally nice jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.
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The British Traditional Ballad in North Amerca

by Tristram P. Coffin

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Published
1950
Condition
vg
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$32.00

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Philadelphia: The American Folklore Society, 1950. Hard Cover. vg. octavo. Blue cloth. 181pp Nice copy. Bibliographical Series. Volume II.
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Annual Customs and Festivals in Peking

by Tun Li-Chen with translation and annotation by Derk Bodde

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Published
1936
Condition
vg+/vg+
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$360.00

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Peiping: Henri Vetch, 1936. Hard Cover. vg+/vg+. octavo.147pp Illustrated with six plates two in color, 28 text- drawings and one map. A very nice copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.
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An illustrated cycle of Chinese festivities in Malaysia and Singapore

by C. S Wong

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Published
1987
Condition
vg/vg
ISBN
9789971732240
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$45.00

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Jack Chia-mph - MPH Ldt, 1987. Hard Cover. vg/vg. Quarto.237pp A very nice copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In an archival mylar protective wrapper. Ink inscription on dedication page.
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La Fontaine's Tales; Imitated in English Verse

by La Fontaine

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Published
1814
Condition
very good
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$200.00

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London: C.Chapple, 1814. Hard Cover. very good. 16mo Bound in half-leather with marble boards. 360pp Two volumes bound in one. Some rubbing at top of spine and along edges. Corners a bit bumped. Some rubbing to front and back covers. Book is tight. Linen tape to inner joint of title page. Scarce. A penciled note… Read more
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Fasnacht in Tirol; Telfer Schleicherlaufen

by Pfaundler,Wolfgang

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Published
1981
Condition
very good/very good
ISBN
9783853990124
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$100.00

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Austria: Perlinger, 1981. Hard Cover. very good/very good. Mit 330 Abbildungen, davon 70 in Farbe.
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