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NUER, THE: A DESCRIPTION OF THE MODES OF LIVELIHOOD AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS OF A NILOTIC PEOPLE.

By Evans-Pritchard, E.E.

London: Oxford University Press., 1950. Cloth binding just starting to bubble up around edges and spine; cover faded in spots; overall Good condition. Dust jacket holding in protective plastic cover. llustrated with b&w photos and drawings. "The Nuer are the most reserved and warlike people in the Souther Sudan and are the last tribe to have come under European administration.. They are predominantly a pastoral people, and the first part of the book describes their life as herdsmen, fishermen, and gardeners. Their economic life is related to the absence of chieftainship and to their democratic sentiment. The second part of the book describes this political system which lacks government and is without legal institutions." 271 pp.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

The Skye Lochinvar

By Budge, Donald

Glasgow: John Smith, 1961. The Story of Donald of Monkstad and Jessie of Balrandald. "Nearly fifty years ago two young children who had been living for a short time in North Uist returned with their family to their father's homeland, the Isle of Skye." Darkening around spine. Illustrated cover. Included at conclusion of book is a Postscript which includes versus of folk songs written commemorating the events of this exploit. 36 pp.. Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

Texas Folklore Society, 1943-1971 (Vol. 2)

By Abernethy, Francis Edward, ed.

Denton, TX, U.S.A.: University of North Texas Press, 1994. Wrapped in plastic. Brand New. . Cloth. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

OUR WILD INDIANS: THIRTY-THREE YEARS' PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AMONG THE RED MEN OF THE GREAT WEST. A POPULAR ACCOUNT OF THEIR SOCIAL LIFE, RELIGION, HABITS, TRAITS, CUSTOMS, EXPLOITS, ETC. WITH THRILLING ADVENTURES AND EXPERIENCES...

By Dodge, Col. Richard Irving [Sherman, Gen.: introduction]

Hartford, CT: A.D. Worthington and Company, 1883. "On the Great Plains and in the Mountains of Our Wise Frontier." 653pp. Six chromo-lithograph plates including "General Custer's Surprise Of An Indian Camp Over Two Thousand Warriors". Songs with music notation and translations. Leather binding rubbed at folds and edges. Delicate at spine with some signs of seperation. X-library sleeve in back. End papers have small rip. Signs of seperation at spine. Top of spine worn. Rubbing and wear at extremities. Still a very usable copy and nice appearance. Embossed decoarted covers. Gilt texted spine still quite readbale. . Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$49.95

MITARTUT: VESTIGES OF THE ESKIMO SEA-WOMAN CULT IN WEST GREENLAND.

By Kleivan, Inge.

Kobenhavn.: C.A. Reitzels Forlag., 1960. Very Good condition. Paper wraps. Pages uncut. Contents: Introduction; West Greenland Mitartoq Customs; Eskimo Feasts with Features common to the Mitartoq Customs; Mitartoq Customs compared with Central Eskimo and East Greenland Ceremonies; Compa rison between the Asking Festival and Feasts for the Sea Woman; Mitartoq Customs compared with Scandinavian Christmas and Twelfth Night Customs. Although published in Denmark the text is written in English. 30 pp. Multiple copies available. [loc=Folklore]. Paper. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

MITARTUT: VESTIGES OF THE ESKIMO SEA-WOMAN CULT IN WEST GREENLAND.

By Kleivan, Inge.

Kobenhavn.: C.A. Reitzels Forlag., 1960. Very Good condition. Paper wraps. Pages uncut. Contents: Introduction; West Greenland Mitartoq Customs; Eskimo Feasts with Features common to the Mitartoq Customs; Mitartoq Customs compared with Central Eskimo and East Greenland Ceremonies; Compa rison between the Asking Festival and Feasts for the Sea Woman; Mitartoq Customs compared with Scandinavian Christmas and Twelfth Night Customs. Although published in Denmark the text is written in English. 30 pp. Multiple copies available. [loc=Folklore]. Paper. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

The Tales of the Genii

By Morell, Sir Charles

London, England: George Bell And Songs, 1895. "Or, Delightful Lessons of Horam The Son of Asmar. Translated from The Persian, by Sir Charles Morell. Formerly Ambassador from the British Settlements in India to the Great Mogul." Collated and Editied by Philo-Juvenis. Illustrated with 64 listed engraving on wood and steel. Green Cloth over board. A Bohn's Libraries release. Top pages partially uncut. Some foxing, some rubbing. Soil at one edge of front cover. Attactive gilt text along spine. Overall a nice bright copy of this book in Good condition.. Cloth. Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00

A Maze of Monsters

By Turco, Lewis

Livingston, Alabama: Livingston University Press, 1986. Lightly creased on top of cover. Tight and clean book. Beautifully illustrated by Lewis Dickinson. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page on 3/16/87.. Signed and Inscribed By Author. Paper. Very Good/None. Illus. by Dickinson, Lewis. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.99

The Folklore of the Lake District

By Rowling, Marjorie

Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1976. A near-new looking copy - bright, tight and probably un-read.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

The People's Past

By Cowan, Edward J. (ed)

Edinburgh: Polygon, 1991. A nice clean, tight copy - Very Good.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

A Treasury of Mandaya and Mansaka Folk Literature

By Fuentes, Vilma May A.; De La Cruz, Edito J. (collected and trans)

Quezon City, Philippines: New Day Publishers, 1980. Stamped "REVIEW COPY" on title page. Shows some wear but is a Good copy.. Trade Paperback. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall-Oblong.

$20.00

FEDERAL. CYLINDER PROJECT - Volume 2. NORTHEASTERN INDIAN CATALOG; SOUTHEASTERN INDIAN CATALOG.

By Gray, Judith A.; Lee, Dorothy Sara

Washington D.C.: American Folklife Center, Lib. of Cong., 1985. 419pp. Vol. 2. Northeastern and Southeastern Indian catalogs. Documentation of each recorded cylinder for the purpose of better understanding traditional Indian music and narrative. Very good condition.. Cloth. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.00

Saints of Sage and Saddle

By Fife, Alta;Fife, Austin E.;Fife, Alta (Stephens)

Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1956. Folklore among the Mormons. Soil line at top and bottom from type of jacket cover used. Soil on back of jacket.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

The Gentleman's Magazine Library: Being a Classified Collection of the Chief Contents of the Gentleman's Magazine from 1731 to 1868 English Traditional Lore: To Which is Added Customs of Foreign Countries and Peoples

By Gomme, George Laurence

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1905. No date. This is probably the 1905 edition listed in WorldCat. Originally Elliot Stock, London, 1885. X-library with bookplate inside front cover. Stamped inside covers and on end papers. Light soil on covers. Spine browned and title not readable. Frayed at top of spine. Signature separated at pages 208/209. Slight fraying at bottom of spine.. Hard Cover. Poor/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. X-library.

$45.00

Belfast People

By Hornby, Susan (ed)

Charlottetown, PEI, Canada: Tea Hill Press, 1992. An Oral History of Belfast Prince Edward Island.. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Folklore Studies in Honor of Arthur Palmer Hudson

By Patterson, Daniel W. (ed)

Chapel Hill, NC: The North Carolina Folklore Society, 1965. Signed on front cover. Ink and a surface tear on back cover.. Signed by Folklorist Joseph C. Hickerson. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Jump-Rope Rhymes, a Dictionary

By Abrahams, Roger D.

Austin, TX: published for the American Folklore Society by the University of Texas Press, 1969. Some fading of lettering. Price clipped.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Folklore and Folklife: An Introduction

By Dorson, Richard Mercer

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972. Chipping and wear around edges of jacket.. Signed by Folklorist Joseph C. Hickerson. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

The North American Indian Orpheus Tradition

By Hultkrantz, Ake.

Stockholm: The Ethnographical Museum of Sweden, 1957. A Contribution to Comparative Religion. Signed at top right of front cover. 1 3/4th inch tear at bottom left of front cover. Soil on covers and spine. Chipping at bottom of spine.. Signed by Folklorist Joseph C. Hickerson. Soft Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Publication No. 2.

$50.00

Our Like Will Not Be There Again

By Millman, Lawrence

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Little Brown & Co, 1977. Notes from the West of Irelland. Price clipped.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

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