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Tell My Horse.  Voodoo - Life in Haiti - Jamaica
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Tell My Horse. Voodoo - Life in Haiti - Jamaica

By Hurston, Zora Neale

Philadelphia, New York, London and Toronto: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1938. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 301 pages. Hardcover bound in blue and red striped cloth and with the original purple, red and green dust jacket. The jacket shows wear with some edge tears and chips. Two tears at the top edge of the jacket's rear panel measure about 3/4 inches and just over 1 1/2 inches. SECOND PRINTING dust jacket, as stated on the font turn-in; jacket is NOT price-clipped and has the original $3.00 price. The book shows light to moderate wear. Early owner's 1939 inscription on the front pastedown. A brochure for Haiti is paper-clipped onto the rear flyleaf. Illustrated with photos.


The Golden Bough, A Study in Magic and Religion. 13 Volume Set
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The Golden Bough, A Study in Magic and Religion. 13 Volume Set

By Frazer, J. G.

London, Melbourne, Toronto: Macmillan, 1966. Second Edition . Hardcover. Fair. Octavos. Variously paginated. Thirteen volume set. EX-LIBRARY copy with full markings Hardcovers in tan dust jackets. DJs have been placed in mylar. All volumes have white library spine labels, as well as stamps indicating the book was discarded by a local library. Bindings are moderately rubbed. The tape used to secure the mylar to the dust jackets has toned the flyleaves of most of the volumes. Text for all volumes is toned but sound.


The Religion of Ancient Egypt

By Sayce, A. H.

Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1913. Second Edition. . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 256 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in burgundy cloth. Light wear to the binding. The endpapers and outside edges of the text block show heavy foxing. Text is toned with some occasional pencil underlining. Early owner's signature of S. F. Mordeai on the front pastedown. Samuel F. Mordecai was the first dean of the Law School at Trinity College (now Duke University) at Durham, North Carolina.


The Prince of Peace

By Bryan, William Jennings

Chicago: The Saalfield Publishing Company. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 58 pages. Hardcover with blue cloth covered boards. Covers show rubbing and soiling from handling. Corners are bumped and rubbed. Rear cover shows staining in lower left corner. Pages are foxed and staining that affected rear cover has stained the lower section of the text block. Some page edges may show this. Text is otherwise sound. Undated, but probably printed about 1900.


The History of All Religions of the World: with Accounts of the Ceremonies and Customs, or the Forms of Worship Practised By the Several Nations of the Known World, From the Earliest Records to the Present Time.

By Burder, William.

New York: New York: Gay Brothers & Co., (N.d.).. Hardcover. Good. Good. 8vo. 806 pages. Hardback bound in mustard cloth. The cloth is soiled from handling and is rubbed along the edges. The inner hinges are secure, but the title page is nearly detached. The text is toned but clean.


A Comprehensive History Of Western Ethics: What Do We Believe?
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A Comprehensive History Of Western Ethics: What Do We Believe?

By Ashby, Warren

Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2005. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 569 pages. Softcover in tan/orange wrappers. Corners curled. Nice, clean, sound copy.


Jesus in Classical and Modern Mode

By Merriam, Ralph

New York: Richard R. Smith, 1947. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 40 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. Spine and corners bumped. Hinges are sound and text is clean. Cover stained along top edge and spine. Inscribed by Author.


Search for the Great Turtle Mother
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Search for the Great Turtle Mother

By Rudloe, Jack

Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, 1995. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 271 pages. Hardcover in a bronze and green dust jacket. DJ shows light wear and is now in mylar. Prior owner's pencil notation on the front flyleaf. Text is clean and sound.


Religions of Mission Fields as Viewed by Protestant Missionaries

By Various

New York: Laymen's Missionary Movement, 1905. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 300 pages. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Cover is quite rubbed and worn. Spine and corners are bumped. Ex-library with bookplates, accession numbers, and minimal marginal pencil marks. Flyleaf is taped in, half title is detached, several pages have marginal tears.


On Method in the History of Religions. (HIstory and Theory, Studies in the Philsophy of History Beiheft 8).

By Helfer, James S.

Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1968. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 57 pages. Soft cover bound in brown wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy with unmarked text.


Introduction to the History of Religions

By Toy, Crawford Howell

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1924. Third Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 639 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. Binding is very slightly cocked. Some silverfishing to the outer edges of the textblock, but the text is sound and clean. Secure inner hinges.


The Drama of Life After Death, A Study of the Spiritualist Religion.

By Lawton, George

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1932. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 668 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in teal cloth. The binding is rubbed and worn. The spine is a bit tanned, and the front flyleaf is torn out. Binding a little shaken. Text is clean. Volume VI of the American Religion Series.


Man and his Dwelling Place

By Hinton, James

New York: Redfield, 1859. Hardcover. Good. 12 mo. 391 pages. Hardcover bound in brown embossed cloth. Binding is quite worn - spine and corners are bumped, cloth at spine is splitting. Flyleaf upper corner is torn off. Hinges are sound. EXLIBRARY with full markings, and remnants of card holder. James Hinton's name is not printed in volume - library has written it onto title/spine.


Waiting for the Dawn: Mircea Eliade in Perspective

By Carrasco, David; Law, Jane Marie [Editors]

Niwot, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2009. Soft cover. Very Good. Lawrence G. Desmond. 12mo. 173 pages. Softcover in blue illustrated wrappers. Covers are lightly rubbed, with some foxing at the edges. The rear cover has a wrinkle at the lower edge. A pencilled notation is on the front flyleaf. Text is clean and sound.