Category: North American Folklore and Supernatural


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The Original Knickerbocker: The Life of Washington Irving

By: Burstein, Andrew

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2007-02-02

Seller ID: 015775

ISBN: 0465008534

Condition: Fine

Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust Jacket U.S.A.: Basic Books, 2007.First American Collectible condition. B/W Illus.420 pp. Not price clipped. NOT a library book.Clean pages, a hint of sticker residue on cover, else fine. First Edition. Well written biography of the author of Sleepy Hollow and Headless Horsemen , Rip Van Winkle and old Saint Nick. Come to the Catskill mountains and you will know it is real. We pack with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Scots Abolitionists, 1833-1861

By: C. Duncan Rice

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.s.a., Louisiana State Univ Pr: 1981

Seller ID: 008231

ISBN: 0807108987

Condition: Fine

Fine.Collectible Condition Trade Paperback U.S.A: Louisiana State University Press 221 pp. 1981.First American Edition. 8vo Fine Clean Trade Paperback NOT a library copy. Study of the Scottish Radical Abolitionists in America in the Anti-slavery movement and fighters during the era of the American Civil war. Great condition. Collectible clean condition. Many Celts found slavery to be criminal at best. Scots, Welsh and many Irish fought as here. Handsome Tartan cover. Fine Condition. We Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books wrap our books first in brown paper to protect the covers since 1977. Fir... View more info

Stories from Nova Scotia Sgialachdan a Albainn Nuaidh

By: C. I.N. Macleod

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Formac Limited: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016742

Condition: Very Good+

Very Good+ Trade Paperback. Nova Scotia: Formac Limited Book. Illus. by Maureen Lonergan and Linda Johns. 1st Edition. Very Good First Edition. Clean NOT a library copy. This wonderful Celtic studies book is from the Scottish Gaelic speaking culture of Nova Scotia, or 'New Scotland' This was published due to the need to publish an English language edition of the Scottish Gaelic oral collecting tales. Fairy and Mermaid tales, ghosts and giants Fairy midwives and tales of Nova Scotia native peoples! Plus great b/w drawings! Since 1977 we pack our Celtic studies here in America with care and resp... View more info

The Delawares A Critical Bibliography By C.A.Weslager

By: C.A.Weslager

Price: $32.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Indiana University Press,: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014686

Condition: Fine

U. S. A.: Indiana University Press,, 1979. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Trade Paperback Clean. No writing or markings. NOT a library book. Published for the Newberry library Center for the History of the American Indian. Fine work of scholarship by Weslager here. First half a lively discussion of all the major Delaware studies that have come before including Walum Olum. Concluding half is a comprehensive critical Delaware bibliography.. First Edition. View more info

The Monster From The Swamp Native Legends of Monsters, Demons and Other Creatures Inscribed By the Author

By: C.J.Taylor

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Quebec, Tundra Books: 1995

Edition: First Quebec Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 009523

Condition: Fine

Quebec: Tundra Books, 1995. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author and Illustrator. First Quebec Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine Collectible Hardcover and Mylar covered Dust Jacket. Great Tall Color illustrated Mythological book of First Nation' tales of Monsters from native American tradition Seven stories Mohawk, Micmac, Tlingit Cheyenne, Seneca, more Full page color ills. Signed by author illustrator C.J.Taylor. Mohawk and Micmac story are two unknown folktales collected by author. A real treasure color paintings. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Proceedings of the Committee of Safety: Appointed By The Public Meeting of Citizens on the Subject of Fires; Held At The Merchants Exchange, Jan.31,1840 Original 1840 Copy

By: C.W.lawrence Chairman

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York City, New York Coolidge & Lambert, 1840: 1840

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 005772

Condition: Very Good

New York City: New York Coolidge & Lambert, 1840, 1840. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition First Printing. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Original 1840 Soft Cover. 37pp.Very Good. Clean inside. NOT a library copy. Paper covers. First Edition. Chap Book. Rare document on the "Proceedings of the Committee Of Safety" dealing with Fire, in early and Colonial New York! Held in Merchant's Exchange. Rare New York City Fire Item!. First Edition. View more info

My Three Years with Eisenhower The Personal Diary of Captain Harry C.Butcher

By: Captain Harry C. Butcher

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011349

Condition: Good+

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1946. Book. Good+. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First American Edition Good+ Hardcover No jacket. No writing in text. NOT a library copy. This was a righteous crusade. Thanks in part to this great man, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower. Here is the smoke of battle with a man who was with him. D.Day Hedge rows. Horror camps and liberation. Except for some speckled fade mark son the spine and cover this thick history is in tight, clean solid shape. Battles and thoughts are here b/w illus. Clean pages tight binding. NO writing inside... View more info

The Night Battles Witchcraft & Agrarian Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries Hardcover

By: Carlo Ginzburg Translated John & Anne Tedeschi Foreword Eric Hobsbawn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1983

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 016823

Condition: Good+

England: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983. Book. Good+. Hardcover. First UK Edition. First English Language Hardcover Edition Good+ Tight biding. First Free end paper clipped diagonally at bottom of page, basically a triangle was cut off the edge.. Several pencil marks here and there. Both flaws are there but fairly unobtrusive. Dust Jacket Very NOT Price clipped NOT a library copy. The beauty about this Italian Witchcraft book unlike English or American Witch studies. This is not Wiccan teaching or political about the trials or sociological. It does not explain away, it merely is Tolkien like ab... View more info

Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North American Fur Trade (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and D)

By: Carolyn Podruchny

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: December 1, 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90095

ISBN: 0803287909

Condition: Very Good

Very Good Clean First Edition Trade Paperback 414 pp B/W illus. NOT a library copy. From the Mystical beliefs to the Native woman the fur trade led by the French Canadian in birch bark canoes from Montreal and Lachine is told by a scholar in a way as you can hear them sing. Great illus and clean pages. We wrap with care since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Legends Of The Kaw

By: Carrie De Voe

Price: $13.66

Publisher: U.S.A., Kessinger: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016183

Condition: Fine

U.S.A.: Kessinger, 2000. Book. Fine. Paperback. 2nd Edition. Near Fine. This is a Like New Print On Demand Copy of 'Legends of The Kaw'. Native American legends of the mid west Osages and Kaw, Delaware and Wyandot. Clean no writing in this book Good price too. View more info

Our Island Story Broadcasts given over CFCY Charlottetown in the Winter of 1948 (Prince Edward Island)

By: Carrie Ellen Holman

Price: $22.00

Publisher: P.E.I., The Journal Publishing Co.: 1955

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007468

Condition: Very Good

P.E.I.: The Journal Publishing Co., 1955. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Second Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The Maritines, Original Prince Edward Island History This is the Second 1955 Edition Printed and published on PEI History. Clean interior free of underlines. A little touch of darkening on covers. NOT a library copy. Scottish history of settlers coming after Battle of Culloden, Micmac folklore of early Prince Edward Island. Irish, Scots. Micmac, English colonial history. Several churches, drawings, photo of local oyster harvest.This is published and printed on P... View more info

Kateri's Tales: Based on Haudenosaunee Folktales

By: Cathy Smith

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Independently published: 2016-10-29

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90030

ISBN: 152024195X

Condition: Fine

Collectible Fine Condition 82 pp.Terrific blend of traditional Six Nation lore with raw modern Short story magical a Mohawk Kanienkehaka woman Fine condition. Three Geese in Flight Books friend of the Tree of Peace since 1977 First Edition. View more info



Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wales, Gomer Press: 1993

Edition: First Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 6690

ISBN: 0863836585

Condition: Fine

Fine First Welsh Edition Collectible 189 pp. Trade Paperback Clean Like New. Superb Welsh Folklore on love and customs Beyond 'Lovespoons' which are here. Even putting milk on bread on 'Coetan Arthur' Arthur's stone for one's true love to appear. Great illustrations old and new. Serious folklore work. Great notes and bibliography. Medieval color manuscript page on cover of creative courting by a young woman. Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 packed well First Edition. View more info

More Ghost Stories of The Stanley Hotel And The Estes Valley Volume 2 Signed by Author

By: Celeste Lasky

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Colorado, Write on Publications: 1999

Edition: 14th Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 646

Condition: Fine

Fine Collectible Condition Fifteen Accounts of Famous and Otherwise stories of experience with Ghosts in the Stanley Hotel. and vicinity. Here clean 53 pp.printed and published in Colorado and signed by author.and this Bookseller I myself while alone HEARD "Redrum" muttered in a creepy voice in the hall on fourth floor! Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps in brown paper before packing. NOT a library copy View more info

Ghost Stories of Stanley Hotel And the Estes Valley Volume 1 Signed by the Author

By: Celeste Lasky

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Colorado, Write on Publications: 1998

Edition: 19th

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 647

Condition: Fine

Fine Collectible Edition. Signed by the Author and this Bookseller who heard a ghost in the Stanley Hotel Fourth Floor Clean 53 pp. Free of Writing. Photo of hotel on cover..Eighteen tales centered around the Stanley Hotel Of "Shinning" fame. I myself in March 2017 heard "Redrum" whispered in that creepy voice as I walked completely alone on the fourth floor!!! Since 1977 we wrap in brown craft paper before packing to protect your book View more info

Witchcraft At Salem Hardcover

By: Chadwick Hansen

Price: $19.12

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1969

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 009980

Condition: Very Good

New York: George Braziller, 1969. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Fourth Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Hardcover with Very Good Mylar Protected Dust jacket . Not Price Clipped. A few rubs on jacket else very good. NOT a library book. This book talks about the traditional Folklore witchcraft that really DID exist in Salem!! But it was not the devil except by what was being done by the judges themselves. People look in the wrong direction for the devil. This is a special book. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for The Museum Of The Fur Trade Quarterly Eight Issues Emphasis on trade Guns, The Scalping Knife, Perry Davis Vegetable Pain Killer, Needles in the Fur Trade, Woman of the Aleutian Islands. Brass Mounted French Trade Gun, The Point Blanket, British Indian Pistiol

The Museum Of The Fur Trade Quarterly Eight Issues Emphasis on trade Guns, The Scalping Knife, Perry Davis Vegetable Pain Killer, Needles in the Fur Trade, Woman of the Aleutian Islands. Brass Mounted French Trade Gun, The Point Blanket, British Indian Pistiol

By: Charles E.Hanson, Jr. Editor Bernard Levine, Marie Phillips, Charles Hanson, Jr T. Lindsay Baker

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Nebraska, The Museum Of The Fur Trade: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6593

Condition: Fine

Eight Complete Issues Vol. 23 No.1 Spring 1987 Vol. 30, No.4 Winter 1984 Vol. 12 Spring 1976 Number 1 Vol. 28, No. 4 Winter 1992 Vol. 46 No. 3 Fall 2010 Vol. 26, No. 2 Summer, 1980 Vol. 21 No. 4 Winter 1985 Vol. 24, No. 3 Fall 1988 Fine Condition Quarterly. Each Illustrated. with about 16 pp.Brilliant work of dedication to all aspects of First Nation and Dutch, English, French, and Russian Fur Trade, Guns, clothes, Maps Published in Nebraska. True American Treasures Clean NOT Library Copies NO writing in them. Pictured are four of the eight. Clean fine condition Three Geese In Flight Since 197... View more info

Historical Tales The Romance of Reality Sir Walter Raleigh And the Quest for El Dorado Original 1912 Hardcover

By: Charles Morris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Lippincott: 1904

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012781

Condition: Near Fine

Near Fine Hardcover. First American Edition. Frontis Plate Clean 346 pp pages NOT a library book U. S. A.: 12 Full page illus..Lippincott, 1904..El Dorado, Cibola, Balboa, Cudjoe Walter Raleigh Coronado Hidalgo Maroons of Jamaica much more. Great journey Hispanic American history and the foundation of the western hemisphere.New world Mysticism The gold and the treasure ships. Great for treasure hunters and deep sea divers for historical inspiration and clues. Very good tight clean shape. Handsome green cloth with romantic sword design on cover. We wrap our books of wonder first in brown paper ... View more info

Civil War Memorial Service to Honor African-American Soldiers Signed By Author

By: Charles Swain

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A, U.S.A: Charles Swain, 1999: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 010332

Condition: Fine

U.S.A: U.S.A: Charles Swain, 1999, 1999. Book. Fine. Wrappers. Signed by Author(s). First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Tall Stiff Card Covers. First American Edition. Privately Printed. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Privately published hisyorical booklet to honor Black soldiers in the Union army. Facsimile letters,troop lists, black Canadians who fought. Mainly focusing on New York freed slaves in Greene county.22pp. Illus. Near Fine Signed by the author. First Edition. View more info

Secret Maps of the Ancient World

By: Charlotte Harris Rees

Price: $37.00

Publisher: U.s.a., Authorhouse: 2008-06

Seller ID: 6686

ISBN: 1434392783

Condition: Fine

Fine First Edition Large Quarto Trade Paperback 185 pp. B/W Illus Clean tight NOT a library copy. Delving deeper into the Hendon Harris map of Pre Columbian Chinese exploration of America Mr Hendon Harris's daughter explores her father's legacy and map of Chine pre-Columbian Chinese Olmec society. Collectible condition to add to pre-Columbian exploration. Since 1977 packing with respect for the book and you.. First Edition. View more info

Dutch Trade and Ceramics In America In the Seventeenth Century

By: Charlotte Wilcoxen

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Albany, Albany Institute of History and Art: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014874

Condition: Good+

Albany: Albany Institute of History and Art, 1987. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clean Large Trade Paperback b/w illus. Academic Illustration Filled Study Seventeenth Century Dutch China Ceramic trade in North America. Focus on early Dutch Ceramics, Dutch Faïence and Majolica trade with Boston, Rhode Island, Virginia, Maryland, New York, etc. Front end paper a little crinkled otherwise pages clean, no writing or marking. Color cover of 17th century Dutch Kitchen. NOT a library book. A treasure trove of illustration and text of Co... View more info

This Great Calamity: the Irish Famine 1845-52

By: Christine Kinealy

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.s.a., Roberts Rinehart Pub: 1995

Seller ID: 014020

ISBN: 1570980349

Condition: Good+

Good+ Hardcover and Good+ Dust Jacket NOT a library book. Here is comprehensive study using recent resources. Hardcover. Small creases in the inside jacket flap and a small stain on the bottom of a few back pages, tight binding and a good solid copy! Not a library copy and since 1977 we pack with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A Toast To Freedom New York Celebrates Evacuation Day A Publication Commemorating the Bicentennial of the Evacuation of the British From New York City on November 25, 1783, at the end of the Revolutionary War

By: Christine M. Miles Robert I.Goler Fraunces Tavern Museum

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York City, Fraunces Tavern Museum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231

Condition: Very Good

Very Good Large Paperback.Decorative Card stock covers. 24 pp.. B/W Illus.The illustrated story and subsequent history of the celebration of the British Leaving at the end of the Revolutionary War New York and continuing up to the Centennial celebration in Manhattan!, This is the rare Fraunces Tavern exhibition of.Evacuation Day at their museum in lower Manhattan, Here with drawing of George Washington hugging Alexander Hamilton and bidding farewell address at that very tavern where the exhibition was held. (Fraunces went on to cook for Washington in the White House, and not fast food) Clean p... View more info

Greene County New York 76 Bicententennial Overview: Beginnings And Background (Special Edition)

By: Claire L.Ross and Edward R.Kozacek

Price: $79.00

Publisher: Catskill New York, Catskill Entrerprise: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016548

Condition: Very Good

Catskill New York: Catskill Entrerprise, 1976. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Original Very Good. Clean pages NOT a library book Catskill New York Dutch farm folk scene embossed independently on to cover. Photos, maps, documents, drawings of Dutch 17th and 18th century history of the area between Albany and Saugerties New York. Native Mahican and Mohawk relations with fur trade and Albany miltia during Revolutionary war. "Kykuit (Beacon Point) Great Imbocht and Coxsackie Committee of Correspondence "Assessors Rolls" Forty five shoes eighty five stockings Colonel Ant... View more info

Cape Meares And Its Sentinel

By: Clara M.Fairfield And M.Wayne Jensen, Jr

Price: $25.76

Publisher: Oregon, Tillamook County Pioneer Museum: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016852

Condition: Fine

Oregon: Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, 2000. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Fine First Collectible Edition. Clean NOT a library copy B/W Photos Drawings Study of early Colonial and western Lighthouse history. From George Washington's first public works projects Lighthouses! to the focus of light development and the Cape Meares Tillamook Oregon Lighthouse. Study of placement and alignment. Many old photos. Like new. Since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper to protect cover. First Edition. View more info

The Origin And Signification Of Scottish Surnames Hardcover

By: Clifford Stanley Sims

Price: $13.66

Publisher: U.S.A, Avenel: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 817

Condition: Fine

U.S.A: Avenel, 1969. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover and Dust Jacket Besides a dictionary of Scottish Clan Names this is a history and Gaelic meanings behind those names. Fine Red Hardcover; Great shape. Dust jacket has one small tea stain at the top edge corner else very good too. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

What They Say in New England and Other American Folklore

By: Clifton Johnson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 1963: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009258

Condition: Good

U.S.A.: U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 1963, 1963. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover with dust jacket A great collection of American folklore from Cape Cod to Catskill mountain legend of Rip van winkle's dog to Captain kid's buried treasure. Much orally collected lore from New England, treasure tales.Wonderful little b/w illus. Ex-library but not obnoxiously so! Otherwise quite nice. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The History Of Jamaica

By: Clinton V. Black

Price: $21.31

Publisher: Jamaica, Longman: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 013503

Condition: Very Good+

Jamaica: Longman, 1983. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Original Jamaican Illustrated History Published In Jamaica Trade Paperback. Clean pages. NOT a library book. Excellent History of this island jewel of Judah. Fine b/w photos and drawings interspersed with the text from Carrib and Maroon 'Indians' thru Africans and revolts and Jamaican heroes Toussaint l'Ouverture and statesmen, A deeper look at an island of wonder. Excellent clean condition.. View more info

Natives and Newcomers the Ordering of Opportunity in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Poughkeepsie Hardcover

By: Clyde and Sally Griffen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harvard University Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009017

ISBN: 0674603257

Condition: Fine

U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1978. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Mylared Protected Dust Jacket. Both Near Fine Collectible First American Edition. Clean pages. NOT Clipped NOT a library book Serious study of the different cultures in the Hudson Valley and in particular Poughkeepsie in the 19th century. Jewish, Germans, Irish, Blacks, Dutch New Netherlands. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ireland Before and After the Famine Explorations in Economic History,1800-1925

By: Cormac O' Grada

Price: $23.00

Publisher: England, Manchester University Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007342

Condition: Fine

England: Manchester University Press, 1988. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback. First English Edition An hard economic look at the famine. Clean great shape. NOT a library copy. Fine b/w photo on cover of irish woman tiin the fields farming. First Edition. View more info