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NA SKALNYM PODHALU: WYBOR OPOWIADAN [A Series of Stories on the Rocky Podhale].
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NA SKALNYM PODHALU: WYBOR OPOWIADAN [A Series of Stories on the Rocky Podhale].

By Przerwa-Tetmajer, Kazimierz 1865-1940.

Rzym [Rome]: Polska Y.M.C.A, 1946. First thus edition. Blue stiff wraps. 17cm. pp. 264, [2] Spiz Rzeczy. Near Fine. prawie nowy stan..

$25.00

CHANCAY AND THE SECRET OF FIRE, a Peruvian Folktale.

By Charles, Donald.

New York: (G.P. Putnam's) Whitebird Book (Tomie DePaola, Creative Director), 1992. Illustrated by author. First edition. Blue gloss pictorial blue boards with faux purple quarter binding, orange pictorial eps. (Library). 4to. pp. unpaginated. Near Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Brother of anthropologist Dr. Clement W. Meighan who went with his brother on digs. Story is inspired by an ancient Peruvian tapestry showing a mysterious winged figure holding a torch..

$20.00

ABOUT THE ROUND TABLE.
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ABOUT THE ROUND TABLE.

By Scherer, Margaret R. (Roseman).

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1945. Illustrated by b&w photos and reproductions. First edition. Stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 80. Books for further Reading. Very Good+. Growth of Arthurian Legends in literature and art (12th-19th centuries). Light cover toning, internally fine. Informative nutshell synopsis from former research fellow at MMA. [Second edition later published in 1974]..

$20.00

HEXOLOGY: The History and Meaning of the Hex Symbols with comments and legends by Prof. Johnny Ott, Hexologist.
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HEXOLOGY: The History and Meaning of the Hex Symbols with comments and legends by Prof. Johnny Ott, Hexologist.

By Zook,.

Lebanon, PA: Sowers Printing Co, 1962. Illustrated by color photographs and cover, b&w and one-color line drawings. First printing and edition. Stapled wraps. 4to. pp. [ii], 13, [1]. Near Fine. Light cover soil and offset, internally fine..

$15.00

GOBLINS.
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GOBLINS.

By Milligan, Spike (verse).

London: Hutchinson & Co, 1979. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. Second thus edition. c.1934, 1978. Brown paper boards decorated gilt. 16mo. pp. [60]. As New/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Twergler Notlysocks, Vitus McSaint, Thug O'Bristle, Lady Chicken Peck, Toodley Gronickpet, Jack Migger, etc. ISBN 009131920X..

$15.00

FOLKLORE OF LUNENBURG COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 117. Anthropological Series No. 29
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FOLKLORE OF LUNENBURG COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 117. Anthropological Series No. 29

By Creighton, Helen 1899-1989.

Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1950. First edition. Canada Department of Resources and Development, Developmental Services Branch. Original printed card wraps. 8vo. pp. 163. Bibliography, Appendix, Index . Very Good. Light cover wear and stain, internally near fine. Contents: Treasure, Superstitions, Forerunners, Ghosts, witchcraft and enchantment, customs and crafts, foods - toasts and crops, dances - games and songs, curios - countercharms and tonics, animals and weather, expressions - proverbs and old sayings, puzzles and riddles, anecdotes and tall tales, folk tales and legends. [Also, see her publication "Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia" 1932, with 1966 Dover reprint]..

$30.00

wiedererstandene Eulenspiegel, das ist: wunderbare und seltsame Historien Tyll Eulenspiegels, eines Bauern Sohn, geburtig aus dem Lande zu Braunschweig. Sehr kurzweilig zu lesen. Gedruckt in diesem Jahr, Der.

By anon.

Stuttgart: J. Scheible, 1839. Illustrated by Title vignette and 30 plates (with 52 drawings, 2/plate, except 2 full-page). Leiblingsbucher in alten und neueren Geschichten, Sagen und Schwanken, Vol. 1. Stitched wraps, printed paper wrapper, uncut. 8vo (cm). pp. xxxvi, 37-195. Very Good. Ink owner on cover and title page, edges curled, cinder stain to rear cover. Several plate papers used with the thinner toned, some toning to text blocks. Till Eulenspiegel aka "Owlglass" was a practical joker or trickster in German folklore, born about 1300 and model for the jester or fool of court life..

$150.00

DIVINE MYSTERY: A Reading of the History of Chrisianity (sic) Down to the Time of Christ, with an introduction by Robert Duncan, The.
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DIVINE MYSTERY: A Reading of the History of Chrisianity (sic) Down to the Time of Christ, with an introduction by Robert Duncan, The.

By Upward, Allen, 1863-1926.

Santa Barbara: Ross-Erikson, 1976. First (SD) thus edition. c.1913 as "The Divine Mystery:...Christianity..." . Brown washable cloth (faux leather). Large Post 8vo (22cm). pp. xxxv, [3], 384, [8] blank. Very Good +/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Short rubs to cap folds and corners in bright jacket with corresponding shallow edgewear, light soil, some offset. There is one long shallow chip and one closed tear at top edge (pictured). Anthropological study of Christian mythology from poet, lawyer, teacher, politician, novelist raised Plymouth Brethren. ISBN: 091520028..

$45.00

Modern Greek Folklore and Ancient Greek Religion, A Study in Survivals.

By Lawson, John Cuthbert b.1874.

New York: University Books, (1964). Illustrated by b/w plates. First thus (NAP) edition. c.1910. Turquoise and yellow dec. cloth, Green topstain. 8vo. pp. 620. Indices. VG/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Light edgewear, Ex-Libris plate in jacket with several short rear chips. Foreword by Al. N. Oikonomides. (Postage as 2 books)..

$75.00

FOLKLORE CLASSIFICATION.

By Boggs, Ralph Steele.

Gainesville, FL: Southeastern Folklore Society, 1949. First edition. Vol.XIII, No.3 Southern Folklore Quarterly, September. Printed covers, yapp edges. 8vo. pp. 161-226. VG. Ink owner, some crushing to edges, red pencil mark in margin of introduction. Scarce folklore library classification for books, articles, cards, papers, film, slides, sound recordings, museum pieces and other folklore materials according to group, category, type, form, division and subdivisions A-Z groups with keyword index..

$20.00

THAR SHE BLOWS, an early New Bedford whaling yarn.

By Johnston, Paul.

New York: Random House, 1931. Illustrated by author. First edition. Seafoam boards with color pictorial whale weather vane paste-on. 8vo. pp. unpaginated. Very Good. Foxed eps.with soil and wear to boards with spine chipping. After having heard and researched the tale from Bob Nesmith, a wonderful illustrated nautical tale..

$20.00

JONATHAN DRAWS THE LONG BOW.

By Dorson, Richard M.

Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1946. Illustrated by (comic) frontis of "The Specter Whalemen". First edition. Clay cloth, gilt print spine. 8vo. pp. viii, [2], 274. Index. VG/Fair/Unclipped price in mylar. Salmon paper jacket is chipped at folds and edges (one larger rear chip, no text loss) with darkened spine and overall soil. New England Story Telling, Tall Tales, Supernatural stories, Yankee Yarns, Local legends, Literary Folktales from early almanachs, periodicals and town histories..

$20.00

HORN AND THE SWORD, The.

By Conrad, Jack Randolph.

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1957. Illustrated by b&w photographs and line drawings. First edition. Black cloth. 8vo. pp. 222. VG/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Edgewear, chipping, sunning to spine..

$15.00

NARROW LAND, Folk Chronicles of Old Cape Cod, The.

By Reynard, Elizabeth.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1934. Illustrated by Color frontis, 8 plates and b/w maps. First edition. Rebound in library binding of burgundy pebble cloth, gilt print spine by Wells Bindery 1942. 8vo. pp. xi, [3], 326. Appendix. VG/No jacket/Ex-Lib. Markings: discard and other rubber stamps at front, removed rear pockets, perforation stamp to title. Clean tight reading copy with minimal rubbing to binding..

$15.00

Po-Ho-No and Other Yosemite Legends, Including "In the Far Beginning of Years", Primitive Myths of Yosemite Indians.

By Smith, Elinor Shane.

N.P: Self Published, n.d. Illustrated by b/w photos, vignettes by Moira Wallace & E. Dickinson. Reprint edition. (c.1921). Stapled-wraps, Brown cover printed red, b/w paste-on. 8vo. pp. 39, [1]. VG. Owner stamp, red tape on binding..

$15.00

KUN-MAN-GUR, THE RAINBOW SERPENT.

By Cowan, James.

Boston: Barefoot Books, Horticultural Hall, 1994. Illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft in color. First edition. (First juvenile title for anthropologist). White boards. Small 4to. pp. 31, [1]. As New/As New/Unclipped price in mylar. Illustrated story of the Creation of Aboriginal tribes in Australia, artist is descendant of the Bundjalung tribe of northern New South Wales..

$20.00

KING ARTHUR AND THE ROUND TABLE, Tales chiefly after the Old French of Crestien of Tropes with an Account of Arthurian Romance, and Notes in Two Volumes.
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KING ARTHUR AND THE ROUND TABLE, Tales chiefly after the Old French of Crestien of Tropes with an Account of Arthurian Romance, and Notes in Two Volumes.

By Newell, William Wells 1839-1907.

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1897. Illustrated by Chapter line illuminations. First (SD) edition. 2 volumes. Brown paper covered boards, quarter vellum, uncut, t.e.g. 12mo. pp. lx, [2], 229, [1], [1] colophon, [3] blank; [viii], 267, [1], [1] colophon, [3] blank. Notes. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Light edge wear, tiny head chips Vol II and hinges starting. Copy of (Julia) Vida Dutton Scudder (1861-1954) with her signature in one volume and "Man Has Forever" bookplates both volumes..

$400.00

ONCE-TOLD TALES OF OLD NEW ENGLAND.

By Happel, Richard, compiler.

Stockbridge MA: Berkshire Traveller Press, 1969. Illustrated by Alan R. Will woodcuts. First thus edition. Stapled-wraps. Small 4to. pp. 31. VG. The Murdered Traveller, Storm Breeder, Spooky Old New England, No Pocahontas, Incomparable Myrmidon, Strange Letter of Philip Ashton..

$15.00

ARTHUR:  THE KING OF LIGHT.
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ARTHUR: THE KING OF LIGHT.

By Artos, Allen.

Black Mountain, NC: Lorien House, (1986). Illustrated by maps and line drawings. Stated first edition. Yellow wraps. 8vo. pp. iv, 100. Near Fine. Old cover crease on rear only flaw, unread copy..

$15.00