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Researches in the South of Ireland

by Croker, Thomas Crofton

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Facsimile Edition
ISBN
9780716500360
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$75.00

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Shannon, Ireland: Irish University Press, 1968. The full title: Researches in the South of Ireland Illustrative of the Scenery, Architectural Remains and the Manners and Superstitions of the Peasantry with an Appendix Containing a Private Narrative of the Rebellion of 1798. The introduction id by Kevin Danaher. The book is in Very Good condition as is the Dust Jacket. Bright… Read more
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Bucknell Univ Pr, 2000. 2 volumes. Bright, tight, looking new and unread. . Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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COAL DUST ON THE FIDDLE: SONGS AND STORIES OF THE BITUMINOUS INDUSTRY - Horace Beck's Copy.

by Korson, George G.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1943. This copy, of a classic work on industrial folklore and folk music, is signed by folklorist Harace Beck - it was his copy. The book is in Very Good condition. The dust jacket shows a bit of fading to the spine and some spine edgewear - a generally Good DJ.. First Edition. Hard… Read more
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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.

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Published
1950
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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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..… Read more
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The Skye Lochinvar

by Budge, Donald

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Published
1961
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Good Plus
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$20.00

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

by Abernethy, Francis Edward, ed.

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Published
1994
Condition
New
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$35.00

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Denton, TX, U.S.A.: University of North Texas Press, 1994. Wrapped in plastic. Brand New. . Cloth. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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MITARTUT: VESTIGES OF THE ESKIMO SEA-WOMAN CULT IN WEST GREENLAND.

by Kleivan, Inge.

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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

by Kleivan, Inge.

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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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… Read more
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The Tales of the Genii

by Trans. Sir Charles Morell

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Published
1895
Condition
Good
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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… Read more
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A Maze of Monsters

by Turco, Lewis

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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$19.99

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Livingston, Alabama: Livingston University Press, 1986. Lightly creased on top of cover. Tight and clean chapbook. 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.
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The Folklore of the Lake District

by Rowling, Marjorie

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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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.
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The People's Past

by Cowan, Edward J. (ed)

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Published
1991
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Very Good
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Edinburgh: Polygon, 1991. A nice clean, tight copy - Very Good.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Treasury of Mandaya and Mansaka Folk Literature

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

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Published
1980
Condition
Good Plus
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$20.00

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

by Gray, Judith A.; Lee, Dorothy Sara

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
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$45.00

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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.
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Saints of Sage and Saddle

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

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Published
1956
Condition
Good Plus
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$25.00

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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.
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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… Read more
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Belfast People

by Hornby, Susan (ed)

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Published
1992
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Very Good
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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.
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Folklore Studies in Honor of Arthur Palmer Hudson

by Patterson, Daniel W. (ed)

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1965
Condition
Good
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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.
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Jump-Rope Rhymes, a Dictionary

by Abrahams, Roger D.

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Published
1969
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Good Plus
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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.
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Folklore and Folklife: An Introduction

by Dorson, Richard Mercer

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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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.
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