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A Bibliography of The Iroquoian Literature Signed and Inscribed By the Author Bulletin Number 411

By: Paul L.Weinman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U. S. A., The University of the State of New York: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 014927

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: The University of the State of New York, 1969. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Near Fine Collectible Condition signed and inscribed First Edition.Comprehensive listing of Six Nation Mythology, Archeology, Ceremony, Language, Bibliography. Excellent clean condition inside and out. Fine research tool for rooting out little known and well known works on the Iroquois and Haudenasaunee nations.. First Edition. View more info

The Arctic Enigmas and Myths Original First edition

By: Paul Simpson-Housley

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Canada, Dundurn Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015633

Condition: Very Good+


Canada: Dundurn Press, 1996. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. First Edition First Printing. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very Good+ Trade Paperback First Edition Clean NOT a library copy. Really good luck and the hidden side of the Arctic from Irish Immram to Nazi pollution, to Admiral Byrd, Zeno brothers and the fate of Franklin expedition..Maps, illus. Concise and very good read. Great shape too. First Edition. View more info

Reading the Wampum: Essays on Hodinöhsö:ni' Visual Code and Epistemological Recovery (The Iroquois and Their Neighbors)

By: Penelope Myrtle Kelsey

Price: $54.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Syracuse University Press: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6657

ISBN: 0815633661

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition 152 pp. B/W Photos Decorative Wampum Collered Hardcover Clean Pages Tight Binding.Five Essays Plus Notes,bibliography Excellent discussion of the "Peace Queen" The Founding Clan Mother "Jigonsaseh" and her role in the League of the Great Peace. Also Wampum as a living expression in Longhouse art and culture and modern Native film as well. Three Geese In Flight since 1977 wrapping our First Nation and Traditional Folklore books first in brown paper to protect in shipping First Edition. View more info

The Aptucxet Trading Post The First Trading Post Of The Plymouth Colony

By: Percival Hall Lombard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Bourne Historical Society: 1995

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 016879

Condition: Fine


Massachusetts: Bourne Historical Society, 1995. Book. Fine. Paperback. 4th Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean Condition. Grey Academic Card Stock Covers B/W Photos 30pp. Archaeological and historical study of the first known trading post on the entrance to Cape Cod , The Plymouth colony interaction with Dutch New Netherlands and Algonquin. Wampum site. Very interesting and the possibilities are stimulating. Like new. View more info

In Search of Lake Monsters Hardcover

By: Peter Costello.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Coward McCann & Geoghegan: 1974

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007383

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Coward McCann & Geoghegan, 1974. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean Very Good Hardcover Rare Mylar Protected Near Very Good Dust Jacket. Just some rubs and little creases else great. b/w illus. Some creasing and rubs at top and bottom of jacket. Bright in mylar. Fascinating study of lake monsters from Ireland and Loch Ness Scotland and Ogopogo in the lakes of America all the way to Japan. Great illus too. Here with the d/j that is usually missing.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Voyage Of the Matthew John Cabot and the Discovery Of North America Hardcover Signed by the Complete Crew Of the Matthew

By: Peter Firstbrook

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canada, mcClelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 016348

Condition: Very Good


Canada: mcClelland & Stewart, 1997. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Collectible Hardcover and Dust Jacket Not Price Clipped. NOT a library book. The end papers are Signed and Inscribed by entire modern crew to an ailing mate of the replica ship Matthew that recreated the voyage of 1497 from Bristol England to North America! The English reached America before the Spanish. John Dee claimed King Arthur, later Prince Madog and certainly as here by John Cabot! First Edition. Very Collectible item with all the signatures of comradely crew! NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edit... View more info

Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture Newsletter Vol.7.No.10 November 2005 Illustrated THE HYMAN ROSSA HOUSE HURLEY ULSTER COUNTY

By: Peter Sinclair Editor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Society For The Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016675

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Society For The Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture, 2005. Book. Fine. Wrappers. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture Newsletter Vol.7. No.10 November 2005 Serious B/W Photo Illustrated Eight Page publication serious study of New Netherland Dutch Colonial architecture in Ulster County New York Hudson Valley New York. Plans and photos architectural plans of Dutch barns, stone wall, cellars. etc. The Hyman Rossa House Hurley Ulster County Folded by the Society for membership shipping. Clean pages NOT a library copy. Small... View more info

Life In Camelot The Kennedy Years First Edition Hardcover

By: Philip B. Kunhardt Jr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Time Inc,: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005960

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Time Inc,, 1988. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by b/w Photos. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket. First Edition. NOT a library book. Large Folio Size Included in this is the 'Pulitzer prize winning interview with Jackie Kennedy on how J.F.K. as a boy read knights of the Round table and listened to the Play 'Camelot', and saw things through the same ideal yet heroic lens as king Arthur in "Camelot" A portrait of Camelot's undying strength. Beautiful handsome book. Oh America From Camelot to Mordor Du... View more info

Celtic Mysteries Windows to Another Dimension in America's Northeast

By: Philip Imbrogno; Marianne Horrigan

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Cosimo Books: September 1, 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 6664

ISBN: 1596052252

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Clean Trade Paperback 164 pp. B/W Photos The fact the letter from John Pynchon in 1654 (included) mention these New England chamber sites (Here Gungywamp) "I should glad to hear the truth of it from your selfe I hear many strange reports about it" B/W photos. I've been to several and they are more than prose demands. I too, "should be glad to hear the truth of it' Three Geese In Flight Celtic Studies since 1977 wrapped well. View more info

Le Pays Laurentien Revue Mensuelle Decembre 1916 No.12 Original Issue

By: Pierre Heribert Madame Alfred Malchelosse

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Montreal, Gerard Malchelosse: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008903

Condition: Good+


Montreal: Gerard Malchelosse, 1916. Book. Good+. Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. French Language Original Tan Card Stock Covers. Good+ Corner edge snipped off front cover, . NOT a library copy. Tight binding. Clean pages, no writing in text. NOT a library copy. Gerard Malchelosse First Quebec Edition published in Montreal Journal of Chansons, legends and history of Quebec in the French and Indian war the American Revolution and after. Essay on general Murray as governor of Canada another "Acadie et Acadiens" More French Canadian advertisements Montreal. Fi... View more info

The Life And Letters Of Washington Irving By His Nephew Volume 1 Original Hardcover

By: Pierre M. Irving, Washington Irving

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G.P.Putnam: 1862

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014753

Condition: Very Good-


New York: G.P.Putnam,John Vanderlyn Frontis 1862. Book. Near Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1862 Hardcover Edition NOT a library copy. B/W Frontis portrait with tissue by the early Colonial Kingston New York artist John Vanderlyn Near Very Good clean copy. Slight shelf rubbing at top with small loss. Insides clean.No writing Not a library book either. Steel etchings of the author. The author of Rip Van Winkle and Sleepy Hollow here travels in Catskills, Albany, Montreal, Italy, Spain, his thoughts on the criticism of his Dutch Ne... View more info

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West Met Tekst Van Piet Bakker Jo Spier Original 1948 Hardcover

By: Piet Bakker Jo Spier

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Holland, Uitgevers Maatschappij Elsevier: 1948

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: ABE-261057

Condition: Very Good+


Holland: Uitgevers Maatschappij Elsevier, 1948. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Watercolors Jo Spier. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Edition First Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good+ Collectible Hardcover Dust Jacket Good+ "WEST" Dutch Caribbean Color Illus, Large Hardcover with Good+ Mylared Dust Jacket has fades and a damping stain along top edge of back cover and two one inch chips but bright and solid in Mylar Protected Jacket. Book itself is Fine. Pages clean and free of marks. NOT a library book. Full color or b/w pastel paintings on every page hardcover. Dutc... View more info

The Witches Ways in the Welsh Borders: Ethnography of Contemporary and Historical Customs of Cunning Folk Magic

By: Powell, Tamzin

Price: $29.00

Publisher: England, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform: 9/1/2017 12: 00: 00 AM

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6631

ISBN: 1544091273

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Clean 264 pp. Trade Paperback NOT a library copy. B/W Photos and Drawings. Introduction Text, Notes, Bibliography. History and Chronicle of the "Cunning" woman, kind of a "White Witch" healing and Hex removal tradition on the Welsh border. Quite a window into a living tradition that mixes with a new. Fine collectible condition. Three Geese In Flight Celtic and Arthurian books wrapping first in brown paper since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Some Famous Privateers Of New England

By: Ralph M.Eastman

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Company: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012238

Condition: Near Very Good


Boston: State Street Trust Company, 1928. Book. Near Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Near Very Good Color Silk Screened Naval Battle on Cover If you love the smell of powder and salt and a swaying deck you might love this well researched history of the Yankee Privateer in the Revolution and the War of 1812. Great pictures and paintings, artifacts only available to these old New England banking firms who paid for this publication! Excellent and handsome in it's rich layout of compass and pistol. 87 pp.of text. Good shape except for a small chip at head and tail of spine a closed small ... View more info

Lake Champlain Key To Liberty Hardcover

By: Ralph Nading Hill

Price: $29.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Vermont Life Magazine: 1981

Edition: Second U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 008241

Condition: Near Very Good


Near Very Good. Hardcover. Second U.S.Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover Clean Condition. Great history of early Lake Champlain during the French and Indian war and the American Revolution. Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Algonquin and Iroquois Sacred sites on and in the lake! Many illus, maps Col & b/w Artifacts found there, crystal sacred arrowheads, much more. NOT a library book Great total picture of this cauldron of history. View more info

Popol Vuh The Great Mythological Book Of The Ancient Maya Fine First Edition Hardcover

By: Ralph Nelson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Houghton & Mifflin: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013243

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Houghton & Mifflin, 1976. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover and Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Clean pages. NOT a library Book Not Price Clipped. No writing inside. Only flaw someone's name blacked out on end paper, else Fine and clean. Tight binding..Mayan Creation tale is captured by this fine scholar poet. Excellent condition both hardcover and mylar protected dust jacket. Modern English. Since 1977 we pack carefully and with respect.[removed][removed] Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ozark Superstitions Hardcover

By: Randolph, Vance

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SKU1000033

Condition: Near Fine


Columbia University Press. Hardcover. Near Fine 1947 First Edition Hardcover and Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. NOT a library copy Price clipped jacket NO chips rare to find this very important Arkansas, Missouri Appalachians American folklore Witchcraft and Herbal healing and Ghost lore study of the Ozarks in such clean awesome condition. Three Geese In Flight Specializing in Folklore since 1977 . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

On Jewish Folklore

By: Raphael Patai

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: August 1992

Seller ID: 014231

ISBN: 0814324371

Condition: Very Good


Very Good.Clean Trade Paperback. Second American Edition. Large Trade Paperback Very Good Clean pages. NOT a library copy. A touch of shelf wear in a cover crease. This brilliant Jewish folklorist and anthropologist who wrote 'Hebrew Goddess' Here we have "The Rainbow" The Goddess Cult In The Hebrew Jewish Religion' Jewish Mexicans' 'Jewish Exorcism in Russia' 'Venta Prieta' 'The Sacred Color Blue in Judaism' 'Majorca Jews' much more Clean pages. No underlines or writing in text. View more info

Studies In Biblical And Jewish Folklore

By: Raphael Patti, Francis Lee Utley, Dov Noy, Edited

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Indiana University Press: 1960

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015669

Condition: Good+


U.S.A.: Indiana University Press, 1960. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Good Clean condition. Simple shelf wear. Rubbing on covers and small creases. NOT a library book, Writing,on one page, in one chapter otherwise known. The great Jewish Folklorist Raphael Patai most well known for his book the "Hebrew Goddess" presents in English his and other fine scholars essays on Jewish magic Spells and Hebrew Folklore i.e. "Two Remedy Books in Yiddish" Sixteen page chapter of Jewish magic. Includes translation of ... View more info

GAWAIN AGAINST ARTHUR FOLKLORE VOLUME 85 SUMMER 1974 Folklore and History H.R. Ellis Davidson

By: Raymond H.Thompson ,Christina Hole Editor H.R.Ellis Davidson, Venetia Newall, R.C.Cox Nurullah Sahraii, Marijane Osborn

Price: $24.00

Publisher: England, The Folklore Society: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016837

Condition: Fine


Complete Issue Fine Condition: The Folklore Society, 1974. Book. Fine. Wrappers. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.73-144 pp. Fine Clean NOT a library copy Complete Original FOLKLORE 85 Summer 1974 "Gawain Against Arthur "Raymond H.Thompson "Folklore and History" H.R.Ellis Davidson."Tarn Wadling and Gervase of Tilbury's R.C.Cox "The Allendale Fire Festival in Relation to it's Contemporary Social Setting" Venetia Newall "The Story of the Old Farmer's Son" Nurallah Sahraii "The Vanishing Seabirds in the Wanderer" Marijane Osborn More. Exc... View more info

American Folklore and Legend The Saga of Our Heroes and Heroines, Our Braggers, Boosters and Bad Men, Our Beliefs and Superstitions

By: Reader's Digest Editors

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.s.a., Readers Digest: July 1, 1981

Seller ID: 014773

ISBN: 0895770458

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Hardcover Clean pages NOT a library copy.Color and b/w U. S. A.: Reader's Digest, 1978.8vo Excellent serious collection of ALL aspects of American folklore and magic tales. Many color illus, Here are Lake monsters, Ghost Ships. Erfolk" So much magic in America little known plus the ones you know "Billy the Kid, Railroad tales, Alamo men. Jim Bowie Davy Crockett, The Blue Lady, Mission Indians, San Felipe, Pirate Captain Sprigs, African American Lore, Ozark Ghost Wrestlers. Includes gazetteer in every state!.Fine clean condition. Handsome. Three Geese in Flight Folk... View more info

Principles Of New Testament Quotation Original 1877 Scottish Edition

By: Rev.James Scott

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, T&T.Clark: 1877

Edition: Second Scottish Edition

Seller ID: 014631

Condition: Very Good


Edinburgh: T&T.Clark, 1877. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Second Scottish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very rare original Hardcover 1877 Edition. Not a reprint. Near Very Good condition. Maroon cloth.Gilt cover titles.169pp. Very light frays at top of spine and a smaller amount at bottom.This important Christan book is free from underlines or writing. It does have the wonderful and rare in itself book plate of Library of Divinity School of Harvard University. Small tan library sticker on spine.. Dust jacket present. View more info

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In Search Of Santa Claus First Edition

By: Rex Miller

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Turkey, The Turkish Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015212

Condition: Very Good+


Original Very Good+.Trade Paperback.1955. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Clean First Edition A Historical Study of the Real Santa Claus,Saint Nicholas Clean 47 pp b/w photo illustrated booklet actually printed in Turkey in English with b/w photos of the places the historical Saint Nicholas really lived (Before Spiritually moving to the North Pole).Very collectible for a Santa Claus fan like myself, the Children's Saint who really did live and did help children. Wonderful little hard to find study. Great clean condition too..NOT a library copy. Three Geese In Flight since 197... View more info

The Magazine Of Old Glass Volume 1 July, 1938 Number.2 Duck Hunting Fran Patterson

By: Richard Carman Rolfe Editor Frank Patterson Millicent D. Stow Henrietta J.Barrow

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Rolfe Publishing Company: 1938

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013625

Condition: Good


Original Good. Paperback. U. S. A.: Rolfe Publishing Company, 1938. 28 pp. Illus.Periodical. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. "The Magazine of Old Glass" Wonderful publication for the appreciation, history and collecting old glass. Published in 1938 Elmira upstate N.Y. near Oneida glass. Articles within "Duck Hunting" decoys, Frank Patterson "History Shows in Pattern Glass" Millicent D.Stone More Liberty Bell centennial Platter on cover. Some soiling on cover and some fraying wear along paper spine else good, covers a bit loose but attached ... View more info

Jonathan Draws the Bow Hardcover

By: Richard M.Dorson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1946: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009834

Condition: Near Very Good


Massachusetts: Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1946, 1946. Book. Near Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Orange Hardcover. Near Very Good/None. First American Edition. Great academic book on New England supernatural. Ghost tales ,Witches, Sea Serpents, great American Folklorist . Tight good condition too. No marks with only the ghost (How appropriate) of a numbers barely visible on spine. No pocket no numbers inside no writing ot underlines. GREAT New England Supernatural from early days of collecting!. First Edition. View more info

Peasant Customs And Savage Myths Selections from the British Folklorists Vol.1 Hardcover

By: Richard M.Dorson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016818

Condition: Very Good


England: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1968. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good First English Edition Hardcover Near Very Good Dust Jacket. Not Price clipped NOT a library book. Some rubbing along edges of dust jacket but not chipped. Volume 1 only. A primary document for any folklore or mythology library. Amazing bibliography.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Handbook of American Folklore

By: Richard M.Dorson Edited Inta Gale Carpenter Associate Editor

Price: $19.12

Publisher: USA, Indiana University Press: 1986

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 007106

Condition: Very Good


USA: Indiana University Press, 1986. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Trade Paperback Clean pages NOT a library copy Intensive study of all aspects of American folklore from "Collecting American Folksong" to "Black Folk Church" to "Mormon Folklore" to even "Office Folk Lore" Massive amazing anthology by great scholars and field workers from Folk music to storytelling to just about everything that makes us American. Clean, no writing or underlines We pack carefully since 1977. View more info

Old Barns In The New World Reconstructing History

By: Richard W.Babcock Lauren R.Stevens

Price: $59.80

Publisher: U. S. A., Berkshire Homes: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014566

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Berkshire Homes, 1996. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade Paperback 188pp. Very Slight shelf wear else Very Good Clean no writing. Colonial Dutch barn restoration, with photos of construction techniques by a architect who has done this and a brilliant study on the source of French 'Norumbega' at the head of the Hudson river. The author finds a white quartz similar to that mentioned in the pre-colonial texts. Very good shape.. First Edition. View more info

Queen Anne's American King's

By: Richmond P. Bond

Price: $70.00

Publisher: England, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1952

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 6653

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean First Edition Hardcover 141 pp. B/W Plates Photos.Fine Price Clipped Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. NO Chips Clean Hardcover Free of writing NOT a library copy. Not only does this contain a history account of the Four Mohawk and Mahican Chiefs or "Kings" and the circumstances with France and Dutch Albany but it offers the poetry and art and ballads composed during the London trip of famed King Hendrick of William Johnson's Battle of Lake George and Joseph Brant's Grandfather. Much more. Fine collectible condition brisk gilt titles Price clipped jacket free of chips and bright ... View more info

American And Canadian Immigrant And Ethnic Folklore An Annotated Bibliography Hardcover

By: Robert A.Georges Stephen Stern

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Garland: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008327

Condition: Fine


New York: Garland, 1982. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition Hardcover In Fine Collectible Condition No Dust Jacket Issued By The Publisher Garland. An annotated bibliography of Ethnic American folklore. Such as Irish, Cornish, Hungarian, Chinese, Jewish, Welsh, Italian much more. Excellent reference tool. Clean No markings. NOT a Library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info