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Strange Tales Of Abenaki Shamanism by Marion Whitney Smith Signed by Author

By: Marion Whitney Smith

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Maine, Central Maine Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 017264

Condition: Very Good+


Maine: Central Maine Press, 1963. Book. Illus. by Bill Grumley. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Rare Very Good+ Collection Of Abenaki and Penobscot Magical Tales of Battles with Underwater Monsters Wiwilliamecq. Woman herbalist Molly Ockett Indian Shaman and Governor John Neptune. Algonquin wonder bordering colonial Maine and New Hampshire .Haunted trees Katahdin. Powerful b/w illustrations. Here even signed by the author Clean NOT a library copy. Rare even more so signed! Since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper to protect co... View more info

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The Tree Of Dreams Hardcover

By: Marius Barbeau

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Canada, Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 015800

Condition: Fine


Canada: Oxford University Press, 1955. Book. Illus. by Illustrated Arthur Price . Fine. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Original 1955 Hardcover Collectible 1955 First Canadian Edition Hardcover and Mylar Protected Dust jacket. Near Fine NOT price clipped NOT a library book. Illustrated Arthur Price Translated from the French Canadian oral stories of the 'Witch Canoe,' the Huron Christian 'The Tree Of Dreams.' Eleven other short tales of early French Canada. Five full page two tone illus. by Arthur Price Huron Christmas Fine gift. Dust jacket present... View more info

The Fort That Never Was A Discussion Of The Revolutionary War Fortifications Built On Constitution Island, 1775-1783

By: Mark G.Sheffield Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry U.S.Army

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Constitution Island Association: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013362

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Constitution Island Association, 1969. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition Very Good Clean Text and Pages free of writing. A little shelf soiling on covers. NOT a library copy. B/W Illustrated Military Study of Revolutionary War New York forts on the Hudson river West Point chain system across the Hudson system. Archaeological finds, historical source material and old and new scale maps. Discussion and contour maps of the engineering and historical achievements and failures of the defense against British. Lord ... View more info

Mystic Michigan Part 1

By: Mark Jager

Price: $16.56

Publisher: U.S.A., Zosma: 1999

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 016026

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Zosma, 1999. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback Illus. Michigan's location on the Great Lakes pretty much guarantees a lot more was going on there then we know. Here The author looks at underwater Stone Megaliths, Vikings, and unexplored Mounds. Spirit Islands, Manitou Islands. Like new. View more info

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The Waugh Collection Of Iroquois Folktales, A Calendar of Manuscripts Relating to the History of the Six Nations or Iroquois Indians in Depositories Outside Philadelphia 1750-1850 Proceedings Of The American Philosophical Society Volume 97 Number 5 October 30, 1953 Complete Original 1956 Edition

By: Martha Champion Randle, William Fenton, Francis Harper, C.F.Voegelin, D.H.Hymes

Price: $90.00

Publisher: U. S. A., American Philosophical Society: 1956

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014688

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: American Philosophical Society, 1956. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Original Rare 1956 Large American Philosophical Society Trade Paperback Clean inside light shelf wear on covers and spine.Tight binding. NOT a library book. Complete Original Publication Proceedings of American Philosophical Society 173 pp. . NOT Excerpted. Rare Martha Champion Randle study of the Waugh collection of Iroquois (Six Nations) Folklore, Cosmology, Otherworld Journeys," Also William Fenton's "A Calendar Of Manuscript Materials Re... View more info

Collections Of Seneca-Iroquois National Museum Allegany Indian Reservation Salamanca, NY

By: Martha I.Symes

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Salamanaca N.Y., Allegany Indian Museum: 1981

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015694

Condition: Fine


Salamanca N.Y.: Allegany Indian Museum, 1981. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition First Printing. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 32 pp. Color and B/W Clean collectible condition. Seneca Iroquois exhibitions and history. Pottery, Bone combs, Bead work, Color Paintings, Old Photographs of Clan Mothers and Log Cabin. Like new. Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to honor our books and protect their covers and no awful stickers! First Edition. View more info

Midwestern Journal of Language And Folklore Volume 1 No.2 Fall 1975

By: Marvin Carmony

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Indiana, Indiana State University: 1975

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 008091

Condition: Fine


Indiana: Indiana State University, 1975. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean Condition.Volume 1 N0.2 Fall 1975 Midwestern Journal of Language and Folklore.Four Articles by great American folklorists on every aspect of American folklore from"A Socio linguistic approach to proverbs" Three other essays. NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Wee Folk About The Elves In Nova Scotia Original 1958 Hardcover

By: Mary Alma Dillman

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Rolph-Clark-Stone Maritimes Limited: 1958

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 010860

Condition: Very Good


Nova Scotia: Rolph-Clark-Stone Maritimes Limited, 1958. Book. Illus. by Gordon MacLelland and Karl Cameron. Very Good. Hardcover. 6th Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket "Wee Folk" Elvish Hardcover Wonderful Fairy Treasure collection of four stories about the Fairies of Nova Scotia. One story is about Santa Claus in Nova Scotia! For children but also for adult folklorists locates Fairy sites in Nova Scotia.Illustrated cover and frontis in color Mary Alma Dillman Internally color illus. clean very good. NOT a library book.[removed... View more info

A Civil War Diary New York History Vol. XXXVI No.3 July, 1955

By: Mary E.Cunningham Lucy P.Gillman Warren G.French Lawrence R.Cavenaugh

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Cooperstown New York, New York State Historical Association: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016241

Condition: Fine


Cooperstown New York: New York State Historical Association, 1955. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Original 1955 First Edition New York History Vol. XXXVI No. 3 July, 1955 New York State Historical Association Clean Pages NOT a library book. Five essays including "Coney Island" History in Brooklyn New York, Lucy P. Gillman also 'Civil War Diary' Lawrence R.Cavenaugh and 'Interurban Correspondents and the development of a National Economy before the Revolution as a case study" William S.Sachs' More another essay on science and book review... View more info

Land of a Thousand Cairns: Revival of Old-Style Ceremonies

By: Mary Gage, James Gage

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Amesbury, Ma, Powwow River Books: 2017-03-31

Seller ID: 6637

ISBN: 0981614124

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean First Edition Large 256 pp. Trade Paperback B/W Extensively Illustrated NOT a library copy. A excellent look at cairns, chambers, and all kinds of dry stone enigmas in New England be they Irish, Algonquin or Colonial. Open mided and comprehensive. Fine clean condition First Edition. View more info

Shamans and Kushtakas North Coast Tales of the Supernatural

By: Mary Giraudo Beck

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Alaska Northwest Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008263

Condition: Very Good


Washington: Alaska Northwest Books, 1991. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Very Good shape Wonderful Tlingit and Haida supernatural tales by a native Alaskan B/W Illustrations. Trade paperback. NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

Index To Fairy Tales Myths And Legends Supplement and Second Supplement Two Original Hardcovers

By: Mary Huse Eastman

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U. S. A., F.W.Faxon Company: 1966

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 006273

Condition: Good


U. S. A.: F.W.Faxon Company, 1966. Book. Good. Hardcover. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Two Original 1966 Red Hardcovers Black title patch gilt titles Second Revised and Enlarged Second edition. tight, bright binding. Light wear on extremities Retired Library numbers and markings on inside blank end papers and white numbers on spine but pages clean, No underlines. Good working copies of this important Index of Fairy Tales Great tool for the children's book and Fairy tale collector. Two Hardcovers.365pp.566pp Extra postage overseas. View more info

Index To Fairy Tales Myths And Legends Original Hardcover

By: Mary Huse Eastman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., F.W.Faxon: 1926

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016767

Condition: Good+


U.S.A.: F.W.Faxon, 1926. Book. Good+. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original Red 610pp Hardcover Black and Gilt Title Patch on Cover and Spine. Ex-library book freed from the pocket and the usual library marling. Clean spine but traces remain inside.Tight binding no underlines No writing. Good clean tight working copy of the fine Fairy tale resource for teacher, librarian and Cinderella. . Dust jacket present. View more info

Enemy Ancestors: the Anasazi World With a Guide to Sites

By: Matlock, Gary (Text); Warren, Scott (Photographs).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Arizona, U.s.a., Northland Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 008860

ISBN: 0873584589

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback. U.S.A: Northland Press, 1987. First Edition. 8vo Fine Clean Trade Paperback Stiff Wrap Around Card Covers.Clean First Edition. NOT a library copy Excellent 116 pp. study of the continuum of the Pueblo culture from the Anasazi.Crisp clear color plates of the great stone work and Anasazi pictographs, pottery, building achievement. Site guide too!. Col & b/w .Oblong book great text and color photos. Since 1977 packing with care First Edition. View more info

Sacred Art Of The Earth Ancient And Contemporary Earthworks

By: Maureen Korp

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., U.S.A.: Continuum, 1997: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010470

ISBN: 0826408834

Condition: Very Good+


U.S.A.: U.S.A.: Continuum, 1997, 1997. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition Very Good+ Trade Paperback. The Spiritual side of the Mound Builders and the Earth Works that still remain is examined as "Landscape'Sacred art.' But equally interesting is the current use of Contemporary Earthworks that critics call 'Primitivism' and others call 'interactive' Illus. Photos drawings. Clean pages, remainder mark NOT a library copy. Since 1977 we wrap with care and respect for the book as a book not as a commodity to put sticker... View more info

Wall Street And Witchcraft Hardcover

By: Max Gunther

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bernard Geis Associates: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007167

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Bernard Geis Associates, 1971. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket. Serious attempt to combine wall street investment with astrology. Clean Pages Free of writing in pages. 'Wall Street' history as well as Dutch 17th century Stock Market for Tulip bulbs. A little shelf wear to jacket and book but no writing in book and NOT a library book. A worthwhile investment. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Unknown Fairies Of Canada

By: Maxine [Marie-C. Bouchette]

Price: $89.00

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan of Canada: 1926

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 014197

Condition: Near Fine


Canada: Macmillan of Canada, 1926. Book. Illus. by Illustrated with Photographs and Drawings. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Canadian Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine 1926 Original Collectible Illustrated Edition Great shapeNOT a library book.Small chip at the furthest extremity of spine. Very clean, tight binding. No markings. Rare collection of twelve Canadian Fairy tales illustrated in wonderful b/w drawings, Large beautiful.book.Many b/w drawings and photos. Creme colored card stock covers with an American Indian climbing a autumn mountain. Based on places "The... View more info

Through Irish Eyes: A Visual Companion to Angela McCourt's Ireland

By: McCourt, Malachy

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.s.a., Smithmark Pub: 1998

Seller ID: 015254

ISBN: 0765108879

Condition: Fine


Collectible Condition Fine Large Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket both in excellent clean collectible condition. B/W Photos 64 pp.NOT a library copy. Clean pages as well. Smithmark, 1998. First American Edition. 4to - over . Fine photographs of an earlier Ireland like seeing through Angela McCourt's eyes. Photos by Malachy McCourt Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Rural Indigenousness: A History of Iroquoian and Algonquian Peoples of the Adirondacks (The Iroquois and Their Neighbors)

By: Melissa Otis (author)

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2018

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 90022

ISBN: 0815635966

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine condition Decorative Hardcover. 377 pp.Illus. Maps Clean NO writing Great resource to learn the Mohawk and Oneida Iroquois history and genealogy as well as the Algonquin Abenaki and Mahican peoples that lived and do live in the Adirondacks and Lake George and Lake Champlain corridor as well. Great old photos as well. Fine shape.Three Geese in Flight Books watering the Tree of Peace since 1977 and packing our books well First Edition. View more info

Riddle Of The Lost Colony

By: Melvin Robinson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Melvin Robinson: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016034

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Melvin Robinson, 1946. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Fine Trade Paperback Collectible Condition Clean Free Of Markings Another solution that is also possible. People laugh at the' Welsh Indians,' well if these settlers vanished after only several decades with little trace how can you deny that it is silly when five centuries passed when people began looking for them. No wonder they did not find Tom Jones! Handsome boo. First Edition. View more info

The Nantucket Indians Legends and Accounts Before 1659

By: Meredith Marshall Brenizer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nantucket, Brenizer: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016540

Condition: Fine


Nantucket: Brenizer, 1976. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Fine Original Accounts and Legends of the Algonquin Nantucket People B/W photos, drawings. Oral collected stories of Mashop,Wonoma and Autopscot. Earliest Nantucket documents, folktales, deeds. 45pp. Illustrations. NOT alibrary copy. First Edition. View more info

On The Trail Of Elder Brother Glousgap Stories Of The Micmac Indians Hardcover

By: Michael B. Running Wolf Patricia Clark Smith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Persea Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015376

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Persea Books, 2000. Book. Illus. by Michael B. Running Wolf. Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Dust Jacket Fine collectible Not price clipped. Micmac stories of Nova Scotia and New England Glooscap, while of course different he has much in common with another tribal holy man, Saint Brendan. Also Iroquois Hiawatha and Aztec Quetzecoatl. All Holy men with a mission. Here the Algonquin people of the eastern seaboard venerate his stories. Hardcover and dust jacket illustrated by a native Micmac. Like new. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Croppy A Tale of the Irish Rebellion of 1798 By The O'Hara Family Original 1865 Boston Hardcover

By: Michael Banim

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Boston, Patrick Donahoe: 1865

Edition: Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 009831

Condition: Good


Boston: Patrick Donahoe, 1865. Book. Good. Original Hardcover. Abridged Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original 1865 Boston Hardcover. Good+ Rare 19th century Irish rebel book actually dated 1865 which is uncommon as is the 'Boston' printing.This is part of the American Civil War and Fenian era wave of proud Irish and Irish American publishing in New York, Philadelphia and as here, Boston This book is inside look at the 1798 rising of the United Irishmen and the men called the rebel "Croppy Boys' the Clancy Brothers sing a wonderful sad ballad about. Tight binding, blin... View more info

Iroquois Supernatural

By: Michael Bastine Mason Winfield

Price: $15.64

Publisher: U.S.A., Bear: 2011

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015523

Condition: Very Good+


U.S.A.: Bear, 2011. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. First Edition First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Near Fine Clean tight condition. Ghosts, Vampires, Fairy Lore and Champ all reside in these popularized Iroquois Folktales of the Six Nations. New York is much more then Manhattan. B/W illus. Your eyes might open wide with the tales..... First Edition. View more info

Mohawk Blood A Native American Quest

By: Michael Baughman

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Lyons Press: May 1, 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 008117

ISBN: 1558213767

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean 127 pp. First 1995 Edition.Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped. Journey of a mohawk back into the 'Longhouse'. Good discussion of Mohawk wrestling abilities Excellent collectible condition.NOT a library book.Three Geese in Flight Since 1977 wrapping our First Nations Book with brown paper to protect dust jacket before shipping Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Uncas First of the Mohegans

By: Michael Leroy Oberg

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.s.a., Cornell University Press: May 2003

Seller ID: 874716824

ISBN: 0801438772

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Intact Clean 268 pp. Illus. NOT a library copy The "Last of the Mohegans" begins here with Uncas story. Deep look at Pilgrim New England and the Algonquin speaking people that lived there. Handsome book from the rich dust jacket illus to the fascinating text Three Geese In Flight Folklore since 1977 packing with care Dust jacket present. View more info

Born to Kvetch Yiddish Language and Culture in All of It's Moods Hardcover

By: Michael Wex

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U. S. A., St.Martin's Press: 2005

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 014042

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: St.Martin's Press, 2005. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Hardcover and Dust jacket Very Good+. More than Schmucks and Shikses. Here is Yiddish in depth. It's history and meaning.Great We are losing this culture that created the American comedy success. Learn why Jews are so funny! 303pp. We wrap since 1977 first in brown paper and do not put stickers all over your book. Dust jacket present. View more info

Betsy Ross and the Making of America

By: Miller, Marla R

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Henry Holt and Co.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SKU1000149

ISBN: 0805082972

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Clean 467 pp. NOT a library copy.First Thus. Really insightful to see Colonial woman as rebels as human and as American as Paul Revere.If you loved Hamilton this you might love too Her interactions with George Washington are very interesting.Great book. Wonderful gift too . Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Our Like Will Not Be There Again. Notes from the West of Ireland.

By: Millman, Lawrence.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little, Brown and Company: 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 874716814

ISBN: 0316542350

Condition: Very Good+


Near Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket First American Edition 209 pp. Clean Pages NO Writing anywhere NOT a library copy. Cross between a travel documentary of the West of Ireland and a study of the Bardic class echo in the living Seanachie, Storyteller in Modern Connacht. The 'television called the "Monster" which was ending Irish Gaelic storytelling. Excellent book Great condition book and jacket. Only Very slight shelf wear on jacket, just a couple of tiny tears. Great American dive into Celtic culture. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edit... View more info

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The Elizabethan Fairies The Fairies Of Folklore And The Fairies Of Shakespeare First Edition Hardcover

By: Minor White Latham

Price: $285.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Columbia University Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6501

Condition: Near Fine


Rare First Edition Original Red Hardcover First Edition Columbia University Press B/W Frontis Clean 313 pp. Pages NO Writing. NO underlines. NOT a library copy. Very hard study of the English, Scottish, Cornish Welsh Fairy Faith in the Elizabethan age and in the works of William Shakespeare. Scholarly notes, bibliology Even rarer a First Edition copy on Near Fine shape NOT a library copy. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Myth and Fairy Lore since 1977 packed with care First Edition. View more info