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Image for Life And Sport On the Lower St. Lawrence Containing Chapters On Salmon Fishing, Trapping, The Folk-Lore Of The Montagnais Indians, And Tales of Adventures On the Fringe Of The Labrador Peninsula

Life And Sport On the Lower St. Lawrence Containing Chapters On Salmon Fishing, Trapping, The Folk-Lore Of The Montagnais Indians, And Tales of Adventures On the Fringe Of The Labrador Peninsula

By: N.A. Comeau Introduction E.T.D Chambers

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1909

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 66835

Condition: Very Good


Rare First English Edition of this Window into late nineteenth Century Labrador and Quebec Wilderness, Salmon fishing, Lynx, Bear tales Seals, and the hunting and fishing lore of the Montagnais and photos of Algonquin architecture.First Nation people. One native woman photo 106 years old. Many b/w photos 440 pp. Very Good condition clean condition, tight binding.pages clean Deep blue binding and gilt stamping on cover. page toning and several pages creased slightly. tiny closed spine slit. Frontis portrait Handsome red lettering title page No writing No book plates.Scarce Great gift, See photo... View more info

Pumpkin Tales The Shades of Halloween Limited Edition Linoleum block print

By: Narcissus Bibliques

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Calabash Press,: 1988

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 009652

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: Calabash Press, , 1988. Book. Illus. by Linoleum block prints . Very Good. Hand Sewn. Limited First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Original 1988 Hand Sewn.Orange Card Stock Covers Very Good. Limited First Edition. Private Press. NOT a library copy. Wonderful handmade hand sown 7pp linoleum block print filled Hudson Valley Halloween spooky story book of Jack O Lattern lit field on a Halloween night. Wonderful b/w illus too. Limited small press collectible edition. Rare. Very Small Printing Linoleum block halloween images on every page. Wonderful collectible Hallo... View more info

Brujerias Stories of Witchcraft And The Supernatural In The American Southwest and Beyond English / Spanish Hardcover

By: Nasario Garcia

Price: $33.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Texas Tech University Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016025

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Texas Tech University Press, 2007. Book. Illus. by Photographs. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Collectible Hardcover In Fine Condition with Fine Dust Jacket Not Price Clipped NOT a library book. B/W Photos A Folklore Oral Collected stories of fist hand from Hispanic farm hands, surgeons, ranchers, and witches themselves. Broken into sections on Evil Eye, Ghosts, Day of the Dead, Supernatural Animals, Brujas, Black dogs, Witch Cats, Transformed Coyotes, great stuff here in English and Spanish with photos of the people as well as traditio... View more info

Oriskany: A Place of Great Sadness A Mohawk Valley Battlefield Ethnography

By: National Park Service

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform:

Seller ID: 874716839

ISBN: 1499262221

Condition: Fine


Fine Condition Clean 177 pp Photo Filled Spiral Bound Intense Look at the Battle of Oriskany The Tryon County Militia The Oneida, The Regulars. Battlefield archeology and Iroquois ethnology study of the battle. Worthwhile even for the bibliology alone but it covers "ground" overlooked before in this hellacious battle of Oriskany. View more info

The Aurora Watcher's Handbook Handcover

By: Neil Davis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A, University of Alabama Press: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015510

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: University of Alabama Press, 1992. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover with Mylar protected Dust Jacket, Great condition for an Ex-Library book. Pages free of writing only the check out pocket on the front end paper has library residue and the small white patch on bottom of jacket. Perhaps the deepest explanation and science available mixed with awesome Aurora Borealis color plates AND European and Native American folklore. NASA meets J.R.R. Tolkien. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

New-York Mirror A Weekly Journal Devoted to Literature and the Fine Arts Volume Fifteen Saturday, Febuary 17,1838 Number Thirty-Four "Washington's Life-guard" and "The Rock Of The Fort" Original Edition 1838 Newspaper

By: New York City Nineteenth Century Illustrated Newspaper

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York Mirror: 1838

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 008983

Condition: Good


New York: New York Mirror, 1838. Newspaper. Good. Newspaper. First American Edition. Original New York Mirror Saturday, February 17,1838 Volume Fifteen Number Thirty-Four Newspaper Near Very Good. First American Edition. Not A Reprint or a Copy.Original Four Sheets Of News Print Newspaper and literary and travel journal published in New York. In these eight two sided printed original pages The Romance of History Rouen "The Rock Of The Fort" A big piece on George Washington's Life-guard' The uniform they wore and 'Barren Hill in 1778 under Marquis de Lafayette and Morgan's riflemen und... View more info

Somewhere West of Albany A Festschrift in Honor of Louis C. Jones Hardcover

By: New York Folklore Society Edited

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., New York Folklore Society: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016461

Condition: Very Good+


U.S.A.: New York Folklore Society, 1975. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original First Edition Very Good+ Hardcover No Dust Jacket Was Ever Issued By The Publisher. Clean interior No writing inside. NOT a library copy. A dozen essays by and about Louis C.Jones the great New York Folklorist on the supernatural ghosts, witches, and healers in New York state folklore all reflected here in these essays. Also "Babe Ruth" an essay and biography by Bonnie Mcguire since the Folklore Museum, Louis Jones founded in Cooperstown New York. Also essay ... View more info

Official Document Book New York State Freedom Train Hardcover

By: New York State Freedom Train Commission

Price: $16.39

Publisher: Albany, New York State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission: 1949

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 008180

Condition: Very Good


Albany: New York State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, 1949. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good+ Large Handsome Blue Hardcover Of Facsimile Documents. Anthology of facsimile documents from Colonial New York from African American slavery to freedom of education document to New York Constitution Many more. Clean very good shape!. First Edition. View more info

Preliminary Sketch Of The Old Dutch Church Of Kingston New York Historical Association Vol.XI

By: New York State Historical Association

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, New York State Historical Association: 1913

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015907

Condition: Very Good


New York: New York State Historical Association, 1913. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1913 Hardcover Vol.XI.Very Good overall shape Twelve essays on New York history with a number of them on Kingston New York in Dutch and Colonial era Illus. Genealogy and records and history. Thick blue New York Historical Association hardcover. NO jacket ever issued Clean pages. Tight binding NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

New York 365 days from the photo archives of the New York times

By: New York Times

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams: 2006

Seller ID: 015077

ISBN: 0810949423

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Decorative Collectible Condition Hardcover: New York Times, 2006. From the Manhattan skyline at night on the cover to the streets of Taxi Moving New York. This thick 734 pp. Oblong hardcover book captivates your eye like Manhattan itself. First Edition Second Printing Great clean shape Hardcover Photographic cover Hip lsharp New York in a minute layout New York NOT a library copy. View more info

When Summer's In The Meadow

By: Niall Williams & Christine Breen

Price: $13.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Soho Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016514

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Soho Press, 1989. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Very Good First Edition Hardcover Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Ex-Library Copy. No pocket but number patch on dust jacket. Paste down end paper missing Pasted down Dust jacket flaps. Solid reading copy. No writing in text . Very enjoyable true book about New York Irish Americans who decide to live in Ireland. If you know you will never do this it is great reading these folks adventures. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Mercator the man who mapped the planet

By: Nicholas Crane

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, H. Holt: 2003

Seller ID: 016666

ISBN: 0805066241

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust Jacket NOT Price Cut NOT a library book.It would be 'Fine' but for a small completely unobstructive remainder mark New York: Henry Holt, 2003. 8vo First Edition There is a mystery here Mercator told John Dee that King Arthur sailed to America with a colony! John Dee started a quest for America that sent Francis Drake to call America' Nova Albion' Here is Mercator's life! Great clean condition..Three Geese in Flight Arthurian Legend since 1977 books packed with resect Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Giants Of Gaia

By: Nicholas R. Mann and Marcia Sutton

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Brotherhood of Life: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013649

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Brotherhood of Life, 1995. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. Oblong. Trade Paperback British Giants and their Terrestrial Zodiacs relationship to Earth Energies and lake monsters.Illus.182pp.Obong shape trade paperback. A small bit of soiling on the covers else quite good. Internally very good. Many illustrations and photos and line drawings... First Edition. View more info

Paul Bunyan Hardcover

By: Nick Oddo

Price: $21.31

Publisher: California, Classic Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013078

Condition: Very Good


California: Classic Press, 1968. Book. Illus. by William Dempster Don Irwin. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover Near Very Good.Wonderful b/w Drawings and Cartoons. A little scuffing from shelf wear Else Pages Clean NOT a library book.One of the greats of American folklore. Clearly a American Thor figure. With his mythic tree splitting abilities like Thor and his hammer and lighting bolts. Many Scandinavians even settled those parts even as far back as Norse explorers. Here we have folklore of Paul Bunyan and Babe the blue ox in sections Michigan, W... View more info

Three Men Seeking Monsters Six Weeks In Pursuit Of Werewolves, Lake Monsters, Giant Cats, Ghostly Devil Dogs, And Ape-Men

By: Nick Redfern

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Simon And Shuster: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015999

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Simon And Shuster, 2004. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good+ Clean Pages. Not a Library copy. No Hardcover Published.The premise is a bit like Colin Wilson's' Mind Parasites' Adventures in Glastonbury and odd Arthurian speculations, lake monsters and Loch Ness. On a personel note I saw the famed Black Cat of Cornwall in 1972!. Three Geese In Flight 35 years we wrap in paper then bubble. First Edition. View more info

The Subterranean Kingdom A Survey of Man-Made Structures Beneath the Earth

By: Nigel Pennick

Price: $39.00

Publisher: England, Holmes Pub Grou Llc: November 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66779

ISBN: 1861630735

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition. First Thus. Like new Clean NOT a library copy, B/W Photos, drawings. 248 pp. Cornish Fogous, Chambers, Rock cut Churches, Hermitages. Exploration by this always fascinating writer breathes lifr into ths stones and chambers to glimpse in. Three Geese In Flight Books since 1977 unequaled customer service First Edition. View more info

Saints of the California Missions

By: Norman Neuerburg

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Us, Bellerophon Books: December 1989

Seller ID: 90068

ISBN: 088388139X

Condition: Very Good


Very Good First Edition Trade Paperback Full color Native American Paintings of Catholic Saints and Arch Angels! Mystical full page painting bt California 'First Nation" of St. Michael holding a whale. NOT a library copy First Edition. View more info

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Folktales of Ireland

By: O'Sullivan Sean (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 66897

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket 321 pp.NOT a library copy. No Writing in text Dust jacket with light wear and rubs with slight loss hither and thus but quite nice and better than usually seen. Sean O' Sullivan was responsible for gathering in Gaelic and putting together an archive of the Folklore of Ireland that was a shinning star in the Folklore world, and perhaps in less seen worlds."People of the Otherworld" "Magicians and Witches""Saints and Sinners" Much more First Edition. See our photo. Celtic Mythology our passion since 1977 Dust jack... View more info

Lafayette: Hero of Two Worlds

By: Olivier Bernier

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton Adult: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 874716892

ISBN: 0525241817

Condition: Very Good+


Near Fine First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Dust jacket NOT a library copy Stated "First Edition" Number line 10987654321 Clean pages it would be listed as "Fine" but for price cut on jacket. Excellent condition and a fantastic look at Lafayette during the Revolution but his story after as a champion of Liberal causes including the State of Israel! His return fifty years after revolution as a "Rock Star" Great book but you might cry. We wrap with care to protect your dust jacket since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

America Bewitched: Witchcraft After Salem

By: Owen Davies

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Usa, Oxford University Press: 2013-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90094

ISBN: 0199578710

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Unclipped Clean 289 pp. The roots of American Witchcraft from Algonquin, Scottish, Pennsylvania Powwow etc to after Salem and some of the lesser known experiences in American history Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

American Jewish History Volume 83 Number 2 June 1995 Jewish Education for Women: Rabbi Moshe Feinstein's Map of America

By: Pamela S. Nadell Edited Norma Baumel Joseph, Diane Ashton, Shuly Rubin Schwartz, Jonathan D. Sarna, Seth Korelitz

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The American Jewish Historical Society: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015394

Condition: Fine


Complete 181 pp Issue U.S.A.: The American Jewish Historical Society, 1995. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition Blue Jewish Historical Society Paperback in clean condition. NOT a library copy. Six essays with the focus on Jewish women in American Hebrew Torah. Like new, clean pages. What, I should list them all? 34 years selling the books that we love.. First Edition. View more info

American Jewish History Volume 83 Number 2 June 1995 Crossing Boundaries: The Career of Mary M.Cohen

By: Pamela S.Nadell Editor Dianne Ashton, Norma Baumel Joseph, Shuly Rubin Schwartz, Jonathan D. Sarna

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U. S. A., American Jewish Historical Society: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017013

Condition: Fine


Complete Fine Condition 180 pp.U. S. A.: American Jewish Historical Society, 1995. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition Clean pages NOT a library Copy. Six essays with a focus on Jewish woman scholars and feminists. Like new handsome blue cover Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to protect your cover, And no stickers! First Edition. View more info

Colonial Kingston Coloring Book

By: Pat Murphy

Price: $23.00

Publisher: The Stockade Committee: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014666

Condition: Very Good


The Stockade Committee, 1974. Book. Illus. by Peg Brown. Very Good. Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collectible Very Good+ Uncolored in Colonial Kingston of the Dutch Period, Oblong shaped. Color cover of blonde Colonial Dutch teens dancing in traditional garb. Inside clean 24pp. coloring book of Revolutionary war Dutch Reform Church Kingston New York. Stone houses,Stockade map Limited Kingston printing.. First Edition. View more info

Hudson Valley Tales and Trails

By: Patricia Edwards Clyne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bergenfield, New Jersey, Overlook Hardcover: 1990-11-09

Seller ID: 015710

ISBN: 0879513861

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket both Excellent Collectible Condition. Woodstock N.Y.: Overlook, 1990. 8vo .Clean 319 pp., Photos. Excellent Sleepy Hollow folklore and supernatural wonder journey on the trails along the Hudson River Valley, Woodstock New York and Catskill Mountains.Indian caves and chambers Catskill Witches, White and Black magic. Tom Quick and Lenape Indians, Headless Horsemen, Revolutionary war ghosts stone chambers Rip Van Winkle Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Mohicans of Stockbridge

By: Patrick Frazier

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016493

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.U.S.A.: University of Nebraska Press, 1992. Fine First Edition. Pages fee of writing except a nice inscription on inside cover. No underlines. No book plates NOT a library book. This is a fine book on the Algonquin Mohican later called "The Stockbridge Indians" This book covers their history from the Dutch fur traders at Albany to the Protestant English in Massachusetts to the Revolutionary war where they fought hard as "Rangers" for the Americans. Many illustrations and maps and the story of Daniel Nimham and... View more info

The White Roots Of Peace Hardcover

By: Paul A.W.Wallace John Mohawk

Price: $36.00

Publisher: U. S. A., The Chauncy Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011612

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: The Chauncy Press, 1986. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket. First John Mohawk Introduction. Clean Collectible NOT Library copy. Fine condition green leatherette and fine dust jacket NOT Price clipped.Of major importance this brilliant adaption of the major tellings of the formation of the 'League of the Longhouse' and the burying of weapons of war beneath the Tree of Peace. As important as this is to Mohawk, Cayuga Oneida, Seneca, Tuscarora, and Onondaga Iroquois nations it is also of huge importance to the f... View more info

A History Of The American Revolution Vol. I & Vol. II. Two Hardcovers

By: Paul Allen

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, Gregg Press: 1972

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 016981

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover Set of Paul Allen's A History Of The American Revolution (John Neal and Tobias Watkins) A 1972 hardcover set reprint from the 1822 First Edition. Gray hardcovers with Handsome red title patch on the spines. Ex-Library copies but NO writing, NO Underlines in text.N umber patch on spines and rear free end papers Boston: Gregg Press, 1972. 4th Edition. removed. Good tight working copies of this early set of Revolutionary war history written by the first generation born at the start of the American Revolution! Reads like nothing else and makes you feel the reality of the Ameri... View more info

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Paul Cloutier Copper Etching Three Boys On A Wall With Ball Pencil Signed and Numbered 6/200 "Cloutier 78" 1978

By: Paul Cloutier Quebec Artist

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Quebec, 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90033

Condition: Very Good


Original Paul Cloutier Photogravure of Three Boys on a Wall with a Ball Signed in Pencil "Cloutier 78" Numbered 6/200 Matted Shades of black, white and grey with yellow ball.7" by 5" print 11" by 10" Matte Very Good shape matte age wear Hint of soiling in the white surrounding the art itself which is Fine. This Quebecois artist has a sensitivity and a masterly sense of time's presence The hint of unspoken mysticism is palaple with the grey tones of the boys and the wall and the yellow ball on the Other side. Purchase in Quebec City in 1978 from the artist Paul Cloutier... View more info

Letters Of Delegates To Congress 1774-1776 Four Volume Hardcover Set

By: Paul H.Smith Editor Gerard W.Gawalt, Rosemary Fry Plakas, Eugene R.Sheridan Assistant Editors

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Library of Congress: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010484

Condition: Fine


Four Fine Hardcovers Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, 1976. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Handsome Collectible Bicentennial 1976 Hardcover 4 Vol.Set. Great Clean Condition Inside and Out. Blue and Red Cloth Gilt Decorative lettering on spine and covers. No dust jackets were ever issued by the Library of Congress who actually published these..The Bicentennial was a a great achievement in respecting our American Revolutionary history it stimulated the publishing of American colonial history in all fields. This was one of those notable achi... View more info

James Macpherson (Twayne's English Authors)

By: Paul J Degategno

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: 1989

Seller ID: 006384

ISBN: 0805769757

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket.First Edition Hardcover Not Price Clipped NOT a library book Boston, 1989 Illus. b/w Portrait Photo of James Macpherson. Clean inside and out. Biography of the father of the Celtic literary revival Excellent bibliography as well.Despite being mostly a creation of fiction, the popularity of 'Ossian', created a demand for true Celtic epic poetry and prose. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Studies since 1977 We wrap first in brown paper to protect dust jacket in transit Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info