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The Providence Gazette and County Journal Original 1772 Colonial Rhode Island Newspaper

By: Rhode Island Revolutionary War Newspaper Editors

Price: $169.00

Publisher: Providence Rhode Island, The Providence Gazette: 1772

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009697

Condition: Good-


Original Revolutionary War Era 1772 Newspaper from Providence Rhode Island from Saturday April 4, 1772 Providence Rhode Island: The Providence Gazette, 1772. Newspaper. Good-. Newspaper. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.Two large separate sheets of newsprint in this original 4 page newspaper of troubles with the crown. Many advertisements for Brigs sailing slave trade and a "Anti Slave trade ad" There are three 4 inches long tears at the top and three 4 inches long tears at the bottom on both pages. The newspaper pages are completely intact and the tears can... 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

Bibliographical And Special Series of the American Folklore Society Volume 5 1955 Myth A Symposium

By: Richard M. Dorson Editor Thomas A. Sebeok

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American folk-Lore Society: 1955

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014203

Condition: Near Very Good


Philadelphia: American folk-Lore Society, 1955. Book. Near Very Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1955 Trade Paperback Nine scholarly essays in this early special issue of the American Folklore Society Volume 5 Reidar Th.Christiansen Richard M.Dorsen Claude Levi-Strauss 'The Structural Myth' 'Also "The Eclipse of Solar Mythology" Richard Dorson,'Myth,Metaphor,and Simile' Reidar Th,Christiansen, 6 more 110pp.A little cover soiling, bottom corner of spine bumped, else, tight pages clean and near very good..NOT a library co... 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

Two Penny Ballads And Four Dollar Whiskey A Pennsylvania Folklore Miscellany "King Arthur's Tomb Told By Hiram Cranmer Hardcover

By: Robert H.Byington Kenneth S.Goldstein Edited Samuel P. Bayard MacEdward Leach Hiram Cranmer

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Folklore Associates: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014976

Condition: Near Very Good


U. S. A.: Folklore Associates, 1966. Book. Near Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Red Hardcover. Near Very Good Ex-Library With Many of the Library Markings Removed. Spine free of marking. Clean Pages No underlines. This will be eye opening to any Arthurian person. It includes along with other American folk stories an amazing Arthurian oral story told by a famous Pennsylvania Storyteller who gathered it from an old man married to a native American. It is not a invented story per se, it is about King Arthur's men burying him under some stones in ... View more info

All That Remains A West Virginia Archaeologist's Discoveries Signed by Author

By: Robert L. Pyle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A:, Arcaeological Archives: 1998

Edition: Second American Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 015737

Condition: Fine


U.S.A:: Arcaeological Archives, 1998. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Signed by Author(s). Second American Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Fine Clean Original Edition Signed by author. Illustrated Study of early native presence in the south east caves and river banks of West Virginia and the possible Irish monastic river explorations in early medieval era. Photos of many Pictographs a linear Ogham like inscriptions. Fascinating at least. Like new. View more info

L'esprit revolutionnaire dans l'art quebecois: De la deportation des Acadiens au premier conflit mondial (Collection du chien d'or ; no 3) (French Edition)

By: Robert Lionel Seguin

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Parti-pris: 1972

Seller ID: 008655

ISBN: 0885120590

Condition: Very Good


Very Good.Large Oblong Trade Paperback. First French Canadian 1972 Edition.NOT a library copy Huge Oblong Original B/W Illustrated French language anthology of political cartoons and broadsides from the French Canadian and Metis rebellions of the 19th Canada century. Cartoons from the Montreal and Quebec newspapers. Also the Fenian invasion and it's French Canadian supporters. Collection of original early French Canadian political cartoons.Clothing and Architecture are also portrayed. Rare in clean very good shape. Some creases on the stiff card stock cover French text A full 18 inches long. D... View more info

Beware the Great Horned Serpent! Chiapas Under The Threat of Napoleon

By: Robert M.Laughlan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Institute for Mesoamerican Studies: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014995

Condition: Near Very Good


U. S. A.: Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, 2003. Book. Near Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback b/w illus. First Thus Some fade rubs at the top of the spine else very good.Pages clean free of markings. Fascinating. Recently discovered texts on early 19th century Mayans history with Catholic authorities during the threat of French invasion. Much seen for the first time here. Clean pages. Great color painting of Bishop of Chiapa. NOT a library book. First Edition. View more info

Native American Place Names in New York City Hardcover

By: Robert Steven Grumet

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Museum of the City of New York: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007266

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Museum of the City of New York, 1981. Book. Very Good.79 pp Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover No Dust Jacket issued by publisher. Clean Red Cloth. Inside clean. NOT a library book. Place name study and dictionary of the sacred Lenape Delaware Native American Indian place names of Colonial New York City. Map... First Edition. View more info

The Six Nations of New York: The 1892 United States Extra Census Bulletin (Documents in American Soc

By: Robert W. Venables

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.s.a., Cornell Univ Pr: 1995

Seller ID: 014656

ISBN: 080143226X

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket Mylar Protected. Clean 89 pp. Inside and Out. NOT price clipped.NOT a library copy. Many Rare B/W Photos of Treaty Wampum belts Also Longhouse Confederacy Chiefs..U. S. A.: Cornell University Press, 1995. First Thus. 4to.Fold out early "reservation" and early New York state Maps!. B/W illus. Mohawks, Senecas, Cayuga, Oneidas, Onondaga, Tuscarora. Longhouse Spirituality, Religion, Clan,Treaties. Facsimile of this Large Hardcover 19th century Census Bulletin and Atlas. Here in rare hardcover.Like New Condition!Great shape too. NOT a ... View more info

"Genl.Harkemer's Battle": A Poetic Account of the Battle of Oriskany New York History Volume LVIII Number 4 October 1977

By: Robert W.Venables, Jean P.Jordan, Carleton Mabee, Charles LaFontaine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cooperstown New York, New York State Historical Association: 1977

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 008186

Condition: Very Good


Cooperstown New York: New York State Historical Association, 1977. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete Original 124pp. New York History Volume LVIII 1977 Academic Paperback Quarterly. Very Good+. Clean NOT a Library Book. "Women Merchants in Colonial New York" Also A genuine Revolutionary War ballad offering historical perspective on "Ballad on the Battle of Oriskany said to be by Marinus Willett, More essays on N.Y.'s history "Long Island Segregation" 123pp in all. Clean excellent condition.. First Edition. View more info

La sorcellerie au Québec du XVIIe au XIXe siècle (Collection Connaissance) (French Edition)

By: Robert-Lionel Séguin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Quebec, Lemeac: 1978

Seller ID: 007851

ISBN: 0776152688

Condition: Fine


Quebec: Quebec: Lemeac, 1978.Trade Paperback. 3rd Edition. Fine French Canadian Trade Paperback NOT a library Copy Fine Clean 259 pp. Free of Writing or Marks Important Study of Colonial Quebec Witchcraft. The French Canadian Witches of early Canada are examined as are their beliefs, as well as their trials by the Catholic Church. The best work on the subject Published in Quebec French text.. View more info

Folk Harp Journal Vol. 21 June 1978

By: Robinson's Harp Shop

Price: $21.16

Publisher: California, Robinson's Harp Shop: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017031

Condition: Good


California: Robinson's Harp Shop, 1978. Book. Good. Wrappers. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Folk Harp Journal Vol. 21 June 1978 From the Golden Age Of Celtic Harp Revival in America in the 70s and 80s these folks were among the leaders. Here how to build Irish harps, Andes harps music songs book reviews, notes serious stuff Chromatic harp design. Soiling and creasing on cover but tight and internally clean.. First Edition. View more info

Singing the Master

By: Roger D Abrahams

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York., Pantheon: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005129

ISBN: 0394555910

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Hardcover and Dust Jacket both Very Good+ and clean.U.S.A: Pantheon, 1992. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. NOT a library copy. How African culture combined with seasonal harvest festivals in early America! Much focus on corn shucking seasonal festivals, songs and rituals. Great work of scholarship. Tap dancing, folk dance, Singing.The roots of American culture.Fascinating for sure Since 1977 we wrap with care and respect. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ancestral Spirits and Hitchhiking Ghosts: Syncretism on Guam Brown County Place Names Midwestern Journal of Language And Folklore Vol.II No.2 1976

By: Roger Mitchell

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indiana State University, Indiana State University: Midwestern Journal of Languge and Folklore, 1976: 1976

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007204

Condition: Very Good


Indiana State University: Indiana State University: Midwestern Journal of Languge and Folklore, 1976, 1976. Book. Very Good. Original Wraps. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Wraps. Very Good. 1st.U.S.Edition. Scholarly Periodical. Within is 11pp. on folklore and ghost beliefs in modern Guam. Also 9pp.'Brown County place names' Volume II No 2 Fall 1976. First Edition. View more info

Atlas Of The Mysterious In North America

By: Rosemary Ellen Guiley

Price: $29.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Facts on File: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014280

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Facts on File, 1995. Book. Very Good.Clean Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 4to Very Good Clean Large Trade Paperback Guide with maps and directions to Native American Sacred Sites, Lake Monsters, Haunted Houses Medicine Wheels, Mounds, Cairns, Chambers, Sacred Mountains in California, Ley Lines, Utah Petroglyphs. First Edition..B/W illus. . First Edition. View more info

Oddities A Book Of Unexplained Facts

By: Rupert T.Gould

Price: $21.31

Publisher: U. S. A., University Books: 1966

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 012942

Condition: Near Fine


U. S. A.: University Books, 1966. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A wonderful book of unexplained mysteries. Great conditon Clean hardcover and nice in it's mylar jacket. Some of the subjects within are Bahamas Devil's Triangle Charles Fort Mauritius Barbados Nostramus Cagayan Selu the Devil's Hoof marks. 226pp Like new both book and jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info

Stories From The Six Worlds Micmac Legends Hardcover

By: Ruth Holmes Whitehead

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Nimbus,: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013236

Condition: Fine


Nova Scotia: Nimbus,, 1988. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine First Canadian Edition Hardcover and Fine Mylar Protected Collectible Dust Jacket. Not Price clipped. Serious study of Kluskap and the mythological world of the Algonquin speaking Micmac people of the Maritime. Here with native illustrations. Hardcover First Edition. Great condition both book and dust jacket with mylar jacket. Hard to find in hardcover. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Six Micmac Stories (Peeper)

By: Ruth Holmes Whitehead

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nimbus Publishing: 1989-01

Seller ID: 016000

ISBN: 0919680356

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback Nova Scotia: Nova Scotia Museum, 1989. Illustrated Harold McGee Clean 51 Pages free of underlines or writing. Six Micmac traditional stories, such as 'Kaqukwasi's Son of the Thunders' and 'The Child From Beneath the Earth" Four more, Introduction, bibliography. B/W supernatural drawings in native style. Fine condition.. View more info

Pioneer Days Of Oregon History Volume 1 Original 1905 Hardcover

By: S.A. Clarke

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Portland, J.K,Gill: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016752

Condition: Fair+


Portland: J.K,Gill, 1905. Book. Good-. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First 1905 Portland Hardcover Edition Rare Original history of Native Uprising and the finding of Japanese and Chinese ancient ships and artifacts. Even a red bearded white Celtic man who came ashore before white men were supposed to come ashore. Oregon trail Indian Astor fur trade. Good-condition only Library markings and all around wear. But the book is together and NO underlining and NO writing. Rare look at west coast wonder Since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper. First Edition. View more info

Legacy On Stone Rock Art Of the Colorado Plateau and Four Corners Region

By: Sally J. Cole

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boulder Colorado, Johnson Books: 1992

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 015557

Condition: Fine


Boulder Colorado: Johnson Books, 1992. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition Clean pages. no markings. NOT a library copy.Illus. Excellent photos and drawings and intelligent mix of Academic and Spiritual discussion og the petroglyphs and rock art in Colorado and the magical Four quarters. really exciting and intriguing like any good book like this answers as much as it leaves questions.. View more info

Seeds of Anger Revolts in America 1607-1771 Hardcover

By: Sally Smith Booth

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A, U.S.A: Hastings House, 1977: 1977

Seller ID: 006574

ISBN: 0803867425

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: U.S.A: Hastings House, 1977, 1977. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket Near Fine-mylared. Excellent condition ONLY flaw price clipped jacket else Fine and Mylared too NOT a library book. Exciting and scholarly study of the revolts that proceeded the American Revolution. Leisler's revolt, black slave revolts, more. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Search For Lost America The Mysteries Of The Stone Ruins Hardcover

By: Salvatore Michael Trento

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., CBI: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016532

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: CBI, 1978. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Near Fine First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Collectible Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped Clean pages NOT a library copy. Extraordinary illustrated hardcover guide book to New England, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and upstate New York Stone Beehive Chambers, possible Ogham stones, Rune Stones, Hebrew letters, Viking Cairns, Native American Sacred Sites. Excellent. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight exploring the poetry of history. We wrap each book with the care you deserve. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Raven's Saga: An Arctic Odyssey

By: Schledermann, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Corvus Press, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 2000

Seller ID: 012447

ISBN: 0968708803

Condition: Fine


. Fine.Trade Paperback. First Canadian Edition. 8vo.Clean 345 pages NOT a library book. Excellent historical novel of the Norse in the Arctic Greenland.The author is a Danish American scholar from the Arctic Institute and the book teaches as it mystifies. Pre-Columbian seafaring in the far north Atlantic among the Inuit 'Skraelings'. Beautiful painting of a Viking Longship and a Inuit Kayak Like new never read. collectible condition Small Canadian publishing house. Uncommon First Edition..Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps our Viking and First Nation books in brown paper before packing Fir... View more info

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Paul Simon & Bob Dylan In Concert July 20 Pepsi Arena Albany NY 99' Original Concert Poster Purchased at Concert

By: Schwab

Price: $165.00

Publisher: U.S.A., 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317

Condition: Good+


Original Paul Simon & Bob Dylan In Concert Red and Black Poster July 20 Pepsi Arena Albany NY 99' 12 X 18 Inch Poster Two Diesel trains. Hand written "99" for the 1999 date of the concert. Purchased at concert Good overall shape but slightly roughed up. Never rolled up and no writing, or tears. See photo. Extra postage to some places overseas. A major touchstone in American music. First Edition. View more info