Folklore And Mythology from Old Saratoga Books

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Folklore for Children and Young People: A Critical and Descriptive Bibliography for Use in the Elementary and Intermediate School

by Ramsey, Eloise

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1952
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and waterstained, top corner of front free endpaper clipped.
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$25.00

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Philadelphia: The American Folklore Society. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and waterstained, top corner of . front free endpaper clipped.. 1952. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding. Great summaries of classic folklore tales for young people. xii, 110pp. .
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American Folklore

by Dorson, Richard M.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780226158587
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$15.00

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1959. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0226158586 . Index. One of the volumes in the Chicago History of American Civilization series edited by Daniel J. Boorstin. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages .
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The Bold Heroes of Hungry Hill and Other Irish Folk Tales

by MacManus, Seumas

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1951
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, bookplate on front free endpaper, jacket toned and foxed with chips and pieces mis
Edition
1st US printing
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$15.00

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NY: Ariel Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, bookplate on front free . endpaper, jacket toned and foxed with chips and pieces missing.. 1951. 1st US printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth. viii, 207 pages. Twelve popular Irish folk stories and fairy tales of magic, heroic deeds, humor and poetic imagination. ; 8vo 8" - 9" … Read more
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Counting-Out Rhymes: A Dictionary

by Abrahams, Roger D. (editor) ; Rankin, Lois (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pen mark on bottom edge. Jacket lightly faded with closed tear.
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780292710573
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$12.00

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Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pen mark on bottom edge. Jacket . lightly faded with closed tear.. 1980. First Printing. Hardcover. 0292710577 . Yellow cloth binding. xix, 243 pages. Works cited section. A definitive compendium of counting-out rhymes in English compiled from over two hundred sources listing 582 separate rhymes.… Read more
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Folk-Lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion, Legend and Law

by Frazer, Sir James George

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and rubbed, owlish author bookplate on front pastedown.
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$70.00

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London: MacMillan and Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and rubbed, owlish author . bookplate on front pastedown.. 1923. Hardcover. Abridged edition. Blue cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. xxx, 476 pp + 4 pp publisher's ads. Index. Presentation slip noting that book was sent with the author's compliments tipped in between… Read more
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Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria

by Spence, Lewis

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Published
N.D.
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Good with no dust jacket; Penciled owner name on front free endpaper, front hinge cracked, boards scuffed.
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$20.00

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NY: Farrar & Rinehart. Good with no dust jacket; Penciled owner name on front free endpaper, . front hinge cracked, boards scuffed.. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1930s reprint of this collection of ancient legends. Includes 8 color plates and other illustrations by Evelyn Paul. Dark green cloth with printed paper labels on front boards and spine. ; 8vo … Read more
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The Story of the Rhinegold (Der Ring Des Nibelungen) : Told for Young People

by Chapin, Anna Alice

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1897
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Good with no dust jacket; Light wear and toning to boards, owner bookplate on front free endpaper, lower corners of front and f
Edition
First Edition
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$17.00

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New York and London: Harper and Brothers. Good with no dust jacket; Light wear and toning to boards, owner bookplate . on front free endpaper, lower corners of front and free endpapers removed.. 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. xvii, 138 pp. 12 black and white plates. Decorative tan cloth binding with stylized dragon, shield and sword design in black, red,… Read more
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The Queen of Sheba

by Mardrus, Dr. J. C. ; Mathers, E. Powys (translator)

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Published
1925
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn at spine and corners. Bookstore label on rear pastedown.
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NY: Bernard G. Richards Co. Inc.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn at spine and corners. . Bookstore label on rear pastedown.. 1925. Hardcover. Red and white marbled paper-covered boards with printed label on front boards and spine. Frontispiece illustration. Several pages uncut. A retelling of the Arabic folk tales of the Queen of Sheba. ;… Read more
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Stories from the Arabian Nights

by Housman, Laurence

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Published
N.D.
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Lower corner of front boards bumped, pinhole at center front hinge, jacket rubbed and sunne
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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NY: George H. Doran Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Lower corner of front boards bumped, . pinhole at center front hinge, jacket rubbed and sunned at spine, . contemporary gift inscription on front flyleaf.. N.D.. First Edition. Hardcover. [1923]. First edition of this reissue of this classic republished in the Books for Young People Illustrated by… Read more
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Voyage to Atlantis

by Mavor, James W.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards lightly sunned, owner name on front free endpaper, jacket shelfworn.
Edition
Second Printing
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$20.00

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NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards lightly sunned, owner name on front . free endpaper, jacket shelfworn.. 1969. Second Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Many black and white photos, maps, illustrations. Map endpapers. The author was an oceanographer who helped designed the Alvin… Read more
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image of Venus De Milo, the Spinner:  The Link between a Famous Art Mystery and  Ancient Fertility Symbols

Venus De Milo, the Spinner: The Link between a Famous Art Mystery and Ancient Fertility Symbols

by Suhr, Elmer G.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and foxed.
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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NY: Exposition Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and foxed.. 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Index, many photos. Foreword by Rhys Carpenter. Author photo on rear jacket flap. The author believes the famous armless statue once was engaged in spinning and represents "the spinning goddess of creation". ; 99 pages .
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Straight Texas

by Dobie, J. Frank (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
ISBN
9780870741647
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$16.00

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Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1984. Hardcover. 0870741640 . Third printing of reprint of facsimile edition of 1937 title. Tan cloth binding. Index. A collection of Texas tall tales, ghost stories, and folklore by many contributors, including Dobie, Aylett Royal, Louise von Blittersdorf Moses, Julia Beazley, Charles L. Sonnichsen, Mae Featherstone… Read more
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Victorian Myths of the Sea

by Behrman, Cynthia Fansler

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, jacket rubbed and lightly edgeworn.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780821403518
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$10.00

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Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, . jacket rubbed and lightly edgeworn.. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0821403516 . Notes, bibliography." Focusing on three particular clusters of myths, "the English Self-Image," "the English Seaman," and "the English Navy," Behrman draws on sources of popular culture to show… Read more
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The Monkey King: 72 Transformations of the Mythical Hero

by Zhao, Vincent (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9781608871179
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$15.00

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San Rafael, CA: Insight Editions. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2011. First Printing. Hardcover. 1608871177 . Profusely illustrated in color. A collection of seventy-two depictions by different artists of the Monkey King, a stock character in Chinese folklore and literature, who was hatched from a stone egg and was capable of unlimited transformations. ; 261… Read more
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Tunkashila: from the Birth of Turtle Island to the Blood of Wounded Knee

by Hausman, Gerald

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN
9780312099282
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$14.00

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NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 0312099282 . A sweeping saga of Native America told through Native American mythology and folklore. ; 265 pages .
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Beyond the Sowdyhunk

by Bartlett, Stanley Foss

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1937
Condition
Good; Front cover creased, spine creased, pages toned.
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Portland, ME: Falmouth Book House. Good; Front cover creased, spine creased, pages toned.. 1937. Softcover. Illustrations by the author. A collection of twelve tall tales featuring the lumberjacks of the Maine woods, including "The Polack Teamster", "The Champeen Moose Caller", and "Honest John Jerryson, Liar". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 164 pages .
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Son of Two Worlds: A Retelling of the Timeless Celtic Saga of Pryderi

by Middleton, Haydn; Toorchen, Anthea

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed.
ISBN
9780712617796
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$10.00

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London: Rider. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed.. 1987. Hardcover. 0712617795 . Beautiful and expressive color illustrations. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 167 pages .
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