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The True Legend Of Saint Dunstan And The Devil: Showing How The Horse-Shoe Came To Be A Charm Against Witchcraft With Illustrations By George Cruikshank Original 1871 Hardcover

By: Edward G.Flight

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Bell and Daldy: 1871

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 005677

Condition: Good+


London:: Bell and Daldy, 1871. Book. Illus. by George Cruikshank John Thompson Engraved. Good+. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original 1877 Decorative Brown Hardcover. Good+, light wear bright. NOT a library copy. Clean Pages cover several small age bubbles and some fade spots. Bright gilt cover titles. Horseshoe and Dunstan on brown cloth cover, This Victorian text tells a west country folklore tale explaining how Saint Dunstan of Glastonbury beat the Devil with the protective use of the horse shoe. With beautiful b/w drawings by George Cruikshank. Engraved b... View more info

Martin Fierro Don Segundo Sombra Ambassadors of the New World

By: Edward Larocque Tinker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Argentine Embassy: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013014

Condition: Near Very Good


New York: Argentine Embassy, 1958. Book. Near Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition Absolutely Wonderful B/W Original Illustrated Study and Biography of this singing Gaucho. B/W drawings, sketches, song words of 21pp. Stiff brown illustrated card covers, Rubbing along the spine, fading on covers else near very good tight internally clean and nice. NO writing in text. NOT a library book. Wonderful non commercial book published for United States Argentine society. An address under the auspices of Mauricio Yadarola. First Edition. View more info

Witches Of Plymouth County And Other New England Sorceries

By: Edward Lodi

Price: $17.48

Publisher: U. S. A., Rock Village Publishing: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014464

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Rock Village Publishing, 2004. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade paperback Fine condition.143pp. b/w illus.New England Folklore about the witches living in Massachusetts in the colonial era. Much local New England folklore collected in Massachusetts one doen not see in national history books.. First Edition. View more info

Early American Dress The Colonial And Revolutionary Periods

By: Edward Warwick Henry C.Pitz Alexander Wyckoff

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., U.S.A.: Bonanza, 1975: 1975

Edition: First Revised Edition

Seller ID: 008008

Condition: As New


U.S.A.: U.S.A.: Bonanza, 1975, 1975. Book. As New. Cloth. First Revised Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Collectible Illustrated Hardcover Near Fine Bright Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT Price Cut NOT a library copy, First Revised Collectible Edition. From the clothing of Dutch folk in New Amsterdam to Revolutionary war Virginia legislators. Here is their clothing. B/W Plates, drawings, texts Great for colonial reenactment . Clean free or underlines. Excellent all around. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Myrtil Or The Enchanted Island A Fairy Tale Aspinax The Enchanted Dwarf

By: Edward Willett Mary And John Howard

Price: $54.63

Publisher: New York, Thos.B.Strong J.E.Tilton: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013482

Condition: Fair


New York: Thos.B.Strong J.E.Tilton, 1865. Book. Fair. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Rare Original 1865 Published American Nineteenth Century Children's Fairy Tales. "Myrtil A Fairy Tale" "Pictures for the Young Little Dick And The Angel." Filled with many full page and smaller Victorian children's b/w.Illustrations Public domain art. Two inch chip on Original spine. Intact but' Fair' only. 1/4 leather. Much of the back cover marble paper gone cardboard showing on back board. Serious rubbing. A few pages loose. Foxing, but the pages internally are ... View more info

The Life Of Colonel Paul Revere Vol.1 Original 1909 Hardcover

By: Elbridge Henry Goss

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston Massachusetts, Howard W.Spurr: 1909

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 016480

Condition: Very Good


Boston Massachusetts: Howard W.Spurr, 1909. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Handsome Very Good Blue 1909 Hardcover Vol. 1. Bright Gilt Titles and Design Spine and Cover. Tight binding, bumped board edges. No chips. No writing or underlines NOT a library book. Filled with b/w drawings, Colonial documents, battle sites , weapons, Revere's silver and copper work, Revere's home, his Masonic items. Since 1977 wrapping Rev. War books with care. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Montagnais Hunting Territory And The Fur Trade

By: Eleanor Leacock

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., American Anthropological Association: 1922

Edition: First.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007862

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: American Anthropological Association, 1922. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard to find study of the "Montagnais', native first nation of Canada, Labrador, and Quebec, and their place in the early Fur trade.Slight wear, clean pages. NOT a library book. A little shelf wear. First Edition. View more info

Martha's Vineyard A Short History by Various Hands together with A Guide to points of interest

By: Eleanor R. Mayhew Editor

Price: $24.58

Publisher: Edgartown Massachusetts, Edgartown Massachusetts: Dukes County Historical Society: 1957

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 008046

Condition: Fine


Edgartown Massachusetts: Edgartown Massachusetts: Dukes County Historical Society, 1957. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Green Hardcover Fine Clean NOT a library book. Besides history and island folklore of this magical island off of Cape Cod. Sights of possible Viking landings are discussed and pointed out to their location on the island. Fold out map.. View more info

Lewis H. Morgan On Iroquois Material Culture Hardcover

By: Elisabeth Tooker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Arizona Press: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015586

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: University of Arizona Press, 1994. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover with Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Color plates of stunning drawings of Iroquois Elm bark canoes, quill work leggings, Mohawk and Seneca dresses silver moccasins.Snow shoes more Plus b/w drawings and 322pp. of academic text by this scholar of Iroquois studies. Near fine clean collectible hardcover. NOT a library copy Since 1977 we wrap in craft paper first and then bubble. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Mutinous Wind A Sorcerer's Tale Hardcover First Edition

By: Elizabeth Reynard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Houghton & Mifflin: 1951

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013177

Condition: Good


U. S. A.: Houghton & Mifflin, 1951. Book. Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket. Excellent clean solid shape. Price clipped dust jacket Very Good shape with wild mysterious painting of the Cape Cod Witch in a storm! NOT library book either. Great little known historical American Cape Cod Mythic Fantasy novel, Witches, Sand Dobies (Fairies) Cape Cod and Fairy lore of the Massachusetts Cape! Amazing stuff. End paper maps. Little known Tolkien would love this. Much discoloration mottling on the hardcover spine ... View more info

Indian Legends Of Canada Fine Mylar Protected Hardcover and Dust Jacket

By: Ella Elizabeth Clark

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Canada, McClelland: 1974

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 012143

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover with Fine Mylared Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped NOT a library Book. Clan Interior no writing. Canada: McClelland, 1974. Book. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . Serious collection of traditional First Nation Storytelling and Oral and Written Legends of early Canada. Just a few, Mohawk, Micmac, Nootka, Shuswap, Ottawa, Cree, Blackfeet, Abnaki, Cayuga, Eskimo, Cheyenne, on and on, Academic source notes of stories. Extensive bibliography. Fine collectible condition. Three Geese In Flight 40 years offering Celtic and First Nation Legend. We wrap first in brown pa... View more info

Te-a-o-ga Annals Of A Valley

By: Elsie Murray

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Wennawoods Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Trade

Seller ID: 015146

Condition: As New


Pennsylvania: Wennawoods Publishing, 1999. Book. As New. Trade Paperback. First Trade. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine trade Paperback. NOT a library copy.Great clean bright condition. B/W illus Iroquois pottery, Effigy pipes maps French and Indian war, Revolutionary War era New York, Tioga Point Pennsylvania history. First Edition. View more info

The Myth of Quetzalcoatl hardcover

By: Enrique Florescano Lysa Hochroth

Price: $29.00

Publisher: U. S. A., John Hopkins University Press: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014752

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: John Hopkins University Press, 1999. Book. Illus. by Raul Velazquez. Very Good+. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket bright in it's Mylar protected jacket. b/w illus. While this does have some pen check marks and marginal marks, else clean and bright as is jacket. Excellent comparative study of Palenque inscriptions the Corn Goddess and her son Quetzalcoatl or Kukulcan in Maya and unique as it shows the Plumed Serpent God in all Central American peoples. Great connections of this enigmatic being. NOT a ... View more info

Superstition and the Superstitious

By: Eric Maple

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012322

ISBN: 0498074315

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket One big jacket chip on bottom of front cover and a a couple of very small ones else Very Good.NOT price clipped NOT a library copy. A.S.Barnes, 1972 First American Edition. Clean 190 pp.8vo study of witchcraft and folklore, water divination preventive practices in England, Cornwall and America. The author was famous for his work on witchcraft folklore.and forest and travel lore. Photos . 192 pp. b/w illus.wrapping with care since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Amazing Journey of David Ingram Signed By the Author Hardcover

By: Eric P.Kelly

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A, J.B.Lippincott: 1949

Edition: Second American Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 010292

Condition: Near Fine


U.S.A: J.B.Lippincott, 1949. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket In a saga worthy of Lewis and Clark David Ingram journeyed half way across the country only instead of the 19th century he did in in the 16th century!!!Here is his tale told through the account left us by Hakluyt's Voyages told as a young adult novel by Eric P.Kelly. Great condition, nicely mylared and signed by the author as well! Since 1977 we wrap our books first in brown paer. Dust jacket pr... View more info

Myths of the Iroquois

By: Ermine Aele Smith

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Ohsweken, On, Iroqrafts Ltd: June 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009898

ISBN: 0919645062

Condition: Very Good


Very Good NOT a library copy,tight. Stiff Card Covers..A little soiling on cover Third Revised Edition. 8vo Third Revised Edition. Superb collection of traditional Fairy lore,giants, Astronomy traditional teachings gathered from the Iroquois people. Includes b/w illus. from famed Mohawk artist John Fadden. Except for some soiling on the front covers the book is in good ,tight, internally clean condition. 83 pp.B/W drawings Published right outside the 'Six Nations Iroquois nation'.. View more info

New Ireland in the Gulf of St.Lawrence The Abegweit Review Volume 6 No.I Spring 1988 The Irish Third Volume

By: Estelle Reddin Thomas B.O'Grady

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Prince Edward Island, The Abegweit Review: 1988

Edition: First Canadian Editon

Seller ID: 012269

Condition: Very Good


Prince Edward Island: The Abegweit Review, 1988. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First Canadian Editon. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard to Find Irish studies book from Prince Edward Island. NOT a library copy. Some essays include "Irish Food ways in Prince Edward Island" Estelle Reddin "The Belles of South Boston"Thomas O'Grady Irish in Tignish."Aspects of Catholicism in Southeast Ireland in the 18th Century T.P.Power "The Lot 61 Irish :Peter McGuigan More. Ancient Irish history too "Saint Patrick and Saint Dunstan"B/W illus. 176pp. No underlines one o... View more info

Navajo Sandpainting Art

By: Eugene Baatsoslanii Joe Mark Bahti Oscar T.Branson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Treasure Chest Publications: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014605

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Treasure Chest Publications, 1978. Book. Illus. by Oscar T.Branson Color Photography. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Original Fine Large Quarto Size Trade Paperback Color Cover. NOT a library copy. Excellent Condition inside and out 32pp. large Full page color photos of Spiritual Dene Navajo sand paintings. Similar in essence to Tibetan Buddhist sand paintings. Beside the wonderful Oscar T.Branson photos of the Sandpaintings their is also a scholarly native Dene discussion of the tradition by a native practitioner. Excellent conditi... View more info

Brotherhood Of Mt.Shasta First Edition Hardcover

By: Eugene E.Thomas

Price: $36.80

Publisher: California:, DeVoss: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015209

Condition: Very Good


California:: DeVoss, 1946. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good Original First Edition Hardcover with Good Collectible Dust Jacket. Lemuria and hollow earth Mt.Shasta book. Here is one of the most amazing Sc-Fi like Lost Horizon adventure only it is in 1946 Northern California! Good clean shape inside. Several jacket chips here and there and shelf fades. Book pages clean NOT a library book. Tight binding! An amazing spiritual fantasy adventure inside an American mountain.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Healthy Homestyle Cooking : 200 of Your Favorite Family Recipes-With a Fraction of the Fat

By: Evelyn Tribole

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.s.a., Rodale Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 874716833

ISBN: 0875962122

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket. Price Intact NOT a library copy. NO Writing Clean. A little shelf wear cover tilts forward a drop. NO jacket chips NO underlines 342 pp. Great feast recipes for the holidays that are the dishes everyone loves but done in a smarter way! Color photos. Christmas recipes that make me hungry now. Since 1977 we wrap our books first in brown paper to protect your book View more info

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Dame Heraldry Illustrated Original 1886 Hardcover

By: F.S.W.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66843

Condition: Good


Original 1886 Large Blue Silver Red and Gold Cover Shield Hardcover Very Interesting and Unique Portrait and little known tale of King Arthur's Breton Coat of Arms of White Argent and Black Sable on his Shield. The Flag of Celtic Brittany even today. The tale tells of an Angel covering Arthur to save the king's life in deadly combat with a Giant at Notre Dame Cathedral. The little known Breton Arthurian lore in this book from the great Arthurian scholar Norris Lacy in "Arthuriana" Much other Medieval Knight orders and Scottish lore and Crusader steel on attractive full color Heraldic s... View more info

Ireland's Revolt In '98' With Sketches Of Prominent Statesmen And The Social Condition Of The People Original 1897 Boston Hardcover

By: F.Tuite

Price: $63.48

Publisher: Boston Massachusetts, Angel Guardian Press: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013686

Condition: Very Good


Boston Massachusetts: Angel Guardian Press, 1897. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Very Good Clean 1897 Green Hardcover First American Edition Hardcover Original Boston Publisher. NOT a reprint NOT a library book,There was Irish publishing in America in Boston and New York in the late nineteenth century. Often publishing Irish history and folklore from a nationalist perspective that the Irish were not free to do in Ireland or Australia. Many were American Civil War Veterans This is very rare in original hardcover. Little Gilt Celtic harp a... View more info

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Old John Neptune And Other Maine Indian Shamans Orignal 1945 Hardcover

By: Fannie Hardy Eckstorm

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Portland Maine, The Southworth-Anthoensen Press: 1945

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015067

Condition: Fine


Portland Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1945. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover Original Blue Cloth.209 pp.B/W Illus. Photos Fine condition. Clean inside and out. Rare First Edition in mint collectible condition of this study of New England Algonquin Shaman among Abenaki, Penobscot, and Passamaquoddy and in particular Old John Neptune and the famous woman Shaman 'Old Molly. Tales of Water monsters Horned Lake creatures and Mermen. Native Algonquin Fairies Rare in original hardcover even more like this. ... View more info

West Viking The Ancient Norse In Greenland And North America Hardcover

By: Farley Mowat

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Canada, Atlantic Little Brown: 1965

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: ABE-241843

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Very Good+ Dust Jacket Protected with a bright mylar jacket First Canadian Edition. Collectible NOT price clipped.Canada: Atlantic Little Brown, 1965. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by b/w. Fine. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Excellent quest for the early medieval Irish and Vikings in Greenland, Iceland and North America. Maps, drawings. Great read and the author also talks about the Celts coming before the Vikings and examines locations. NOT price clipped and NOT a library book. Excellent hardcover and dust jacket. Since 1977 Thr... View more info

Father Francis of Woodstock New York Hand Written Entries Day Book Callendar for 1965 with Entries on Ramblin Jack Elliot

By: Father Francis Of Woodstock New York William Brothers of Glastonbury

Price: $600.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014539

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1965. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This 1960's day planner book of Father Francis of the Church on the Mount in Woodstock N.Y. Earlier in England he was an 'Avalonian' of Bligh Bond in Glastonbury and who stayed with him in Woodstock N.Y. he was very close with Bob Dylan and Sarah Dylan. In this Cloisters Book of Hours day book he writes about and marks the marriage of Ramblin Jack Elliot. Many Beatnik and Hippy Woodstockers from the Sixties and the 'Village' are here. Bard college, many famous p... View more info

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Katharine Tekakwitha The Lily of the Mohawks Being The Original Documents First Published Into English and Presented for the Edification of the Faithful Original Hardcover With Dust Jacket

By: Fordham University Press Extracts from the Jesuit Relations

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1940

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014969

Condition: Very Good+


Original Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover with Mylar Protected Dust Jacket LeRoy H.Appleton.Many B/W Evocative Illus. New York: Fordham University Press, 1940.Book First American Edition. 4to . Large Original 468 p LeRoy H.Appleton. p. Hardcover with Rare Dust Jacket with Mylar. Hardcover Very Good shape. Dust Jacket Good- See our photos.A few small chips here and there on dust jacket. Front flap separated but present and in place with the Mylar cover Bright in it's Mylar jacket. Clean pages. Beautiful map end Papers. NOT a library book. Evocative full page Woodcuts LeRoy H.Appleton that ... View more info

Music Of Acoma, Isleta, Cochita And Zuni Pueblos

By: Frances Densmore

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Smithsonian Instituition: 1957

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013652

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Smithsonian Instituition, 1957. Ex-Library. Illus. by Illustrated by Music Notation. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1957 Smithsonian Edition Very Good Original Smithsonian Collection of Pueblo Traditional music. Zuni Songs, music notation. Collected at Acoma, Isleta, Zuni. and Cochita. NOT a reprint. Except for the slight remains of a sticker on the cover the book is in very good tight shape and with no underlines. Only writing "Not to be taken from Library" NO pocket NO spine numbers B/W photos of some of th... View more info

Hunting For Witches A Visitor's Guide To The Salem Witch Trials

By: Frances Hill

Price: $21.31

Publisher: U. S. A., Commonwealth Books: 2006

Edition: Fourth American Edition

Seller ID: 015884

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Commonwealth Books, 2006. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Fourth American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Illustrated Near Fine Clean Condition. Written by a scholar this guide is great to read for history and as a guide to the physical environment of Salem Witch Story so you dont get sucked into tourist traps and foolish distractions. Here is the real deal and where to see it.. View more info

Earth magic

By: Francis Hitching

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow: 1977

Seller ID: 015216

ISBN: 0688031579

Condition: Very Good


Collectible Very Good+ Hardcover with Very Good Price intact Dust Jacket. Morrow, 1977. First Thus Number Row 12345678910 8vo Clean 319 pages NOT a library copy. Spiritual engineering Here are Earth lines, mathematical equations behind Standing Stones,Serpent Mound, American desert mysteries. 55 drawings and maps Great book for John Michel fans. Explores American mysteries as well as European. Really good book Wonderful illus too.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

King Arthur And The Round Table By Francis Loring Pyne Original 1918 Edition

By: Francis Loring Pyne

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A, The Mentor Department of History and Literature: 1918

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010342

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: The Mentor Department of History and Literature, 1918. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1918 Edition Near Very Good First American Edition. Fourteen illustrated page booklet of Arthurian history of the Round Table . Two Pages loose disbound. All present Great Arthurian art. Little known American sculptures and Illustrators . NOT a library book. 34 years wrapping Arthurian books carefully. First Edition. View more info