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Tales of Old New England Hardcover

By: Frank Oppel

Price: $21.25

Publisher: U. S. A., Castle Books: 1986

Edition: Fourth American Edition

Seller ID: 013818

Condition: Near Fine


U. S. A.: Castle Books, 1986. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Fourth American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maine Short Stories New England Folklore Cape Cod Maple Sugar Vermont Cape Cod fishing Stories New England Indian trails. Stories and illustrations out of 19th century Scribner and Century magazine. A wealth of joy sitting around the fire. Great condition hardcover and dust jacket. 474pp.. Dust jacket present. View more info

Voices In the Valley Mythmaking and Folk Belief In the Shaping Of the Middle West Hardcover

By: Frank R. Kramer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A, University of Wisconsin Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010680

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: University of Wisconsin Press, 1964. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover Dust Jacket Near Fine Mylared. NOT a library book. First American Edition. Excellent work on the impact on the midwest the Hurons and Samuel Champlain ha. Also American witchcraft and the French and Indian war.. Even the Algonquin thunderbird. Fine hardcover and Very Good dust Jacket with only minimal rubs at the dust jacket top and bottom of spine. Hardly even noticeable in mylar jacket. Since 1977 wrapping books with care.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Folklore Of Romantic Arkansas Volume I and Volume II Two Volume Hardcover Set Original 1931 Illustrated Set

By: Fred W. Allsopp

Price: $250.00

Publisher: U. S. A., The Grolier Society: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6613

Condition: Near Fine


Original Two Volume Blue Hardcovers Near Fine Clean condition NOT library Copies Graphic Map End Papers Photos and Drawings. These are filled with a Mythic history of Mound Builder Arkansas and the American South East of Native America. 'Cherokee Fairies of Diamond cave'.'Lost mines' Prehistoric people and forts and wars amazing Lord of the Rings like history and folklore. Handsome blue hardcovers Clean and excellent condition set.Three Geese In Flight Fantasy and Wonder Tales since 1977 wrapped with respect. First Edition. View more info

Crooked Trails Written and Illustrated By Frederic Remington Hardcover

By: Frederic Remington

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Bonanza: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 010361

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: Bonanza, 1970. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket. NOT a library copy. Remington's stories are as rough and ready as his drawings. The wild west started in what is now New York! Here among his classic 'western tales' tales of Apache and Texas is "Joshua Goodenough's letter' A narrative of Rogers Rangers and Fort Ticonderoga action. Plenty of 'wild west' action too in here. This is a handsome reprint from the late 70s or earlier 80s. Light wear, good tight. b/w illus. Nice. Dust jacket present. F... View more info

Carolina Folk Plays

By: Frederick H. Koch

Price: $21.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Henry Holt And Company: 1923

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 012749

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Henry Holt And Company, 1923. Book. Very Good. Cloth. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Original 1923 Hardcover Good Mylar Protected Chipped Dust Jacket. NOT a library book. Clean pages free of underlines and writing. Five One Act Folk Plays from North Carolina Here we have an example of a frightening Witch Phoebe Ward story from Carolina with a photo from the play. "When Witches Ride" Four other plays. One poor Tenant farmers. Another Play of the Croatan Outlaws of Robeson county, Another Moonshiner comedy. Book very good shape. Dust jacke... View more info

How To Haunt A House For Halloween

By: Friedhoffer The Madman Of Magic

Price: $13.66

Publisher: U.S.A., Watts: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015363

Condition: Good


U.S.A.: Watts, 1988. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Trade Paperback Covers have shelf wear and crease on corner.NOT a Library book. Inside clean pages free of writing. Good+ shape with some shelf wear. Clean pages.Great photos and drawings to turn your house or free space into a Halloween spook zone! Haunted house You can make good money with a haunted attraction and here is how to do it! Halloween is such a happy time for magic to change our lives. here is a way to do that.. First Edition. View more info

Aventuriers Du Val D' Or Ouverage Illustre de 12 planches et de 29 Gravures en noir S'Apres G.Dore

By: Gabriel Ferry ( Louis De Bellemare )

Price: $92.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette: 1921

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 010597

Condition: Very Good.


Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1921. Book. Illus. by A. Paris Twelve Color Plates. Very Good.. Hardcover. First Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Original 1921 Leather Hardcover French language Wonderful western cowboy fiction from France. Handsome brown leather binding with raised bands. Gilt spine titling 12 full page color plates by A.Paris of cowboys and Native Americans . Many b/w full page and smaller illustrations by the great G.Dore as well. Raised bands 1/4 leather Some rubs to leather and a few small French library stamps and a little light wear this western adventure definitely ... View more info

Breton and His World Requiem for a Culture Signed By Author

By: Gabrielle Caffee

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Mobile, Al, Madaloni Press: 1985

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 66788

ISBN: 0910739064

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean B/W Illus.180 pp. Small Press Trade Paperback Signed by the Author On Title Page Translated From French. "Old Breton Legends" "Breton Legends of the Sea" "Calvaires of Brittany" "Saint Malo and Saint Brandon" Illus. Wonderful collection of legends and lore dedicated to Breton culture. handsome signed treasure Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books since 1977 wrapped with respect. First Edition. View more info

The Unknown American Revolution Hardcover

By: Gary B.Nash

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Viking: 2005

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013808

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Viking, 2005. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket. Exciting yet academic Revolutionary war book seeing the radical experiment that was and is 'America' was created not simply because tea costs were up. Here is one of these looking deeper. Fine First Edition Hardcover and Fine Dust jacket NOT price clipped. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Memoirs Of General Lafayette With An Account Of His Present Visit To This Country and a Description Of His Tour Through The United States Includes A Detail Of The Arrangements For the Celebration Of The !7th June And Laying The Corner Stone Of The Bunker Hill Monument Original 1825 Twenty Four Page Memoir And Two Page Masonic Order Of Procession

By: General Lafayette

Price: $77.00

Publisher: Boston, E.G.House No.13, Mercahants Hall,: 1825

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010329

Condition: Good


Boston: E.G.House No.13, Mercahants Hall,, 1825. Book. Good. Wrappers. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Rare 1825 Hand Sewn 24pp. Masonic Book. Published in Boston Merchant's Hall Good- Age Wear. Rear paper cover, and frontis portrait missing. Front title cover present. Wonderful living testament. 1825 First American Masonic Edition. Celebration of the laying of the corner stone at the Bunker Hill Obelisk by American Masons and the return to America by the beloved Marquis De Lafayette. To the American people he was a Rock Star, War Hero and Movie Star all in one! ... View more info

The American Revolution How Revolutionary Was It?

By: George Athan Billias Edited

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., 1980

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 5279

Condition: Good


Good tight Working Copy. Some underlines here and there. Tight binding. NOT a library copy. Trade Paperback of the One Volume Political Course of the American revolution and the real sense of it. Was it really Left wing? or Right wing? Liberal or Conservative? Here is those Patriots victory. Freedom. You will make up your own mind! Sixteen political essays by conservative AND Liberal historians and commentators. Really great. 203 pp. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Books wrapping first in brown paper to protect your book. View more info

The American Revolution How Revolutionary Was it?

By: George Athan Billias Edited Arthur M.Schlesinger Edmund S. Morgan Daniel J.Boorstin George Bancroft Louis M. Hacker Merrill Jensen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Holt,Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016189

Condition: Good+


U.S.A.: Holt,Rinehart and Winston, 1966. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Near Very Good. First Edition thus. Shelf Wear and a cover Crease by bottom of Front Cover Else Clean and NOT a Library copy. If you could only have one book on the 'thought' in the American Revolution this is it. This has over a dozen political essays by greats in their fields from Conservatives, to old school Lefties, to free market types, to blue bloods with an itch, they are all argued here and all are right, 'Revolution as a Class Conflict' 'Revolution as a ... View more info

Huron Wendat The Heritage of The Circle

By: George E. Sioui

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Canada, UBC: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014928

Condition: Fine


Canada: UBC, 1999. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback First English Translation Wendat or Huron history told by a modern Wendat. Rare Iroquois perspective on the Huron-Five nation wars The Beaver wars. Really worthwhile. Collectible shape. NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

Image for Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances Chiefly Written During the Early Part of the Fourteenth Century; To Which Is Prefixed An Historical Introduction, Intended To Illustrate The Rise And Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England  Second Edition In Three Original Volumes SIGNATURE OF ANNE ELLIS WIFE OF GEORGE ELLIS Daughter of Sir Peter Parker

Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances Chiefly Written During the Early Part of the Fourteenth Century; To Which Is Prefixed An Historical Introduction, Intended To Illustrate The Rise And Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England Second Edition In Three Original Volumes SIGNATURE OF ANNE ELLIS WIFE OF GEORGE ELLIS Daughter of Sir Peter Parker

By: George Ellis

Price: $224.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brow: 1811

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 90018

Condition: good+


Collectible Original 1811 Three Volume Set Of Hardcovers SIGNED "ANNE ELLIS" On each preliminary page of all three volumes "Anne Ellis" was wife of Author George Ellis and daughter of Sir Peter Parker (To my fellow Americans, No 'Spiderman' has not been knighted) The hardcovers are in near very good shape. Clean NOT library copies. The front cover of Vol 1 is detached but present and the cover of Volume III is detached but present the rear covers are still attached. VOL.II both covers are fully Attached. Bookplate of Francis Bayley" Except for light rubs the bindings are ni... View more info

The Magic of Jewels and Charms

By: George Frederick Kunz

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mineola, Ny, U.s.a., Dover Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 012875

ISBN: 0486296717

Condition: Near Fine


U. S. A.: Dover, 1997. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Trade Paperback Clean Pages. NOT a library copy. Crystals Diamonds Rubies Sapphires Amulets Spells Turquoise Jade, you name they are in here. Angel lore and the stones associated with them Grail lore, Magic lore, healing spells and amulets of protection associated with stones as well! Illus.Handsome copy beautiful cover First Edition Thus, Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper before shipping. First Edition. View more info

Historic Tales of Old Quebec Original 1920 Edition

By: George Gale

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Quebec, The Telegraph Printing Company: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009853

Condition: Good+


Quebec: The Telegraph Printing Company, 1920. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Woodcut decorated Paperback.Card Stock Covers.1920 Quebec City Wonderful little b/w line drawings Good Some Light Wear, much age soiling on covers tight binding pages free of writing but light foxing stain on last ten pages. First Quebec Edition; Great historical journey around old Quebec city and the surrounding country. Numerous b/w illus of old mysteries of Quebec. Cover soiling and light overall wear but good and still great wonderful enjoying copy.. F... View more info

The American Revolution in the West Hardcover

By: George M.Waller

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Nelson-Hall: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016544

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Nelson-Hall, 1976. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Collectible Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Not Price Clipped NOT a library copy. War in the midwest during Revolutionary War. George Clark older brother William Clark. Maps, forts, of Lewis and Clark fame. Battle plans, drawings of Boonesborough, fort Henry on the Ohio river, Fort McIntosh, Pittsburgh and photos of battle locations and history. Little known history far west of Boston! Handsome collectible condition. Fantastic color painting on cover of Clark and th... View more info

The St. Lawrence River Historical Legendary Picturesque Hardcover

By: George W. Browne

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, Weathervane: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 621

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Clean hardcover Near Fine Completely intact Dust Jacket 365 pp. NO writing NOT a library copy. I find this a more usable edition than the old 1900s more often than not fragile edition. Here we have one of the most interesting Heroic ages of North America , the four way struggle between the Five Nations Iroquois and the Algonquins and the French in Quebec and Montreal and the English and Dutch in Albany. Then the when spins and you have the nascent Thirteen colonies all this swirls around Medieval French Fort Chambly, Quebec, Montreal Ticonderoga English Crown Point and Mohawks and Le... View more info

Decision Points

By: George W. Bush

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishing Group: 2010-11-09

Seller ID: 016849

ISBN: 0307590615

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible First Edition Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Unclipped. NOT a library copy. Unread. Stated "First Edition" U.S.A: Crown, 2010. 497 pp. First Edition. 8vo. Excellent for a Presidential memoir collection. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Beyond the Grave: The Right Way and the Wrong Way of Leaving Money to Your Children (And Others)

By: Gerald M.; Condon, Jeffrey L Condon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.s.a., Harpercollins: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 874716873

ISBN: 0887307035

Condition: Fine


Collectible Signed and Inscribed by Authors to famed Lawyer Marvin R. Wolf Fine Hardcover Dine Dust Jacket 360 pp. Clean NO Underlines Includes original loose book plate Marvin R. Wolf (Not attached) We wrap with care Bookseller since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Caledonian Games In Nineteenth Century America

By: Gerald Redmond

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Fairleigh Dickinson Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 777

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Near Very Good Dust Jacket Some Rubs, Price Clipped and a Couple of Tiny Tears else Very Good. No Chips. U. S. A.: Fairleigh Dickinson Press, 1971. Illus. First Edition. 8vo Historical study of the Scottish Games' and their early history and influence in Track and Field here in the United States! Very interesting how track, and running became popular here with their influence.Very Interesting Great illustrations from old newspapers, photos from Harpers Weekly. Pages clean. NOT a library book. Great b/w photos of 19th. Scottish American Highland games. Dust jacket present. First ... View more info

The Story of Mesa Verde

By: Gilbert R.Wenger

Price: $19.12

Publisher: U.S.A, Mesa Verde Association: 1987

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 011300

ISBN: 0937062022

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: Mesa Verde Association, 1987. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 4th Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine Large Trade Paperback Clean Large Photos of Cliff Dwellers Architecture. Great towers and stone walls. Also fine color photos of Astro Archeology alignments baskets and pottery and knowledgeable text. Truly a wonder of the North American native culture. Wonderful book. From antique photos of site to recent research, drawings. great clean condition too. Amazing Mystical American treasure NOT a library book. View more info

Big Chief Elizabeth the Adventures and Fate of the First English Colonists in America

By: Giles Milton

Price: $25.76

Publisher: U. S. A., Farrar, Straus And Giroux: 2000

Edition: First U.S Edition

Seller ID: 013937

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 2000. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First U.S Edition. 8vo. Fine Hardcover and Fine Mylar protected Dust jacket Elizabethan Seafaring, Zeno Brothers, Sir Walter Raleigh, Jamestown, Pocahontas, Roanoke. Pamunkey Indians, Powhatan and Roanoke this gives you a window into the formation of America. Excellent material on Roanoke afterwards and survivors... Hardcover Like new plus a bright mylar jacket. Not price clipped either. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Night Riders In Black Folk History Hardcover

By: Gladys Marie Fry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A, University of Tennessee: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015950

Condition: Good


U.S.A: University of Tennessee, 1975. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Good Hardcover No Jacket Ex-Library Tight binding Some Annotations. Working copy only of this amazing study of Halloween Ghosts and How the Ku Klux Klan would use African American Traditional Fears to intimidate the slaves to stay indoors. Use of oral lore wonderful book of Black American woman scholar who gathered the folklore by descendants of slaves. Not a collecting copy but one to use to write notes in or carry about. Amazing Illustrations and photos. . First Edition. View more info

Folk Medicine Of The Delaware And Related Indians By Gladys Tantaguidgeon

By: Gladys Tantaquidgeon

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Historical And Museum Commission: 1977

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6543


Fine Collectible Condition Clean 139 pp B/W Illustrations Native American Algonquin Mahican Shaman Medicine Woman Gladys Tantaguidgeon herbal lore with illus.Experiences with the "Little People" Nanticoke Witch tales Connecticut Indian Little People. Clean Fine condition. Since 1977 wrapping with care View more info

The Hoosac Valley Its Legends and Its History

By: Grace Greylock Niles

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc.: 2002

Seller ID: 66718

ISBN: 0788406868

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Solid Clean 584 pp. B/W Filled Illus. NO Writing in book. Great Classic Trade Paperback 1997 Reprint of the 1912 Original History and Folklore Classic of the Taconic region between Dutch New Netherlands and Puritan New England and Algonquin Mahican and Iroquois Mohawk. Photos of Peace Trees and sacred White Quartz Beacon rocks of this mystic are between New York and vermont and Massachusetts. Also site of French and Indian war and Rev war battles all documented with massive Genealogy lists of soldiers and settlers and Native besides everything else. Clean Not a library copy. We since... View more info

Bob Dylan By Greil Marcus Writings 1968-2010 Hardcover First Edition

By: Greil Marcus

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Publicaffairs Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016691

Condition: Fine


New York: Publicaffairs Books, 2010. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Stated 'First Edition' with Numbers beginning at 1 Hardcover and Collectible Dust Jacket Not Price cut NOT a library copy."T.S.Elliot ans Ezra Pound Fighting in the captains tower while calypso singers laugh at them and fishermen hold flowers" No Rapper, No Punk. No Sixties rocker could write such a happy intellectual anti intellectual line like that except Bob Dylan high on Awen, the intoxication of poetry. Here is a famed critics wondering. Clean free of marks NOT a library book. ... View more info

La Legende Du Village Maudit

By: Guy Merlin

Price: $19.12

Publisher: Belgium, La Renaissance Du Livre: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007845

Condition: Very Good


Belgium: La Renaissance Du Livre, 1950. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback French Language Guy Merlin Illustrations From Belgium come these Fairy tales with two tone illustrations by the author. One tale 'Lutins' are a type of 'Fairy' still in parts of rural Quebec.B/W Illustrations French style Wrap around paperback. First Edition. View more info

Twilight Tales Hardcover

By: Gwen Pearson Booth

Price: $13.49

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008369

Condition: Fine


New York: Vantage Press, 1961. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover Dust Jacket/ Fine Mylared. First Edition. NOT a library copyThe folklore of Gaelic and Native culture on Nova Scotia Canada has produced a wide array wonders and magic.Here the Nova Scotian folklore and history told in Verse tales. "Louisbourg" "A Farewell at Great Bras d'Or" to "The Last Siege of Louisbourg to Gaelic and Micmac love tales retold in poems. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Surfing Hardcover

By: H. Arthur Klein

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A, J.b.lippincott Company: 1965

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 008293

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good Hardcover and Mylar protected Dust Jacket. Book Clean Free of Markings. Dust jacket has some big chips but because it is mylared it is nice and intact and the book itself is Very good with no writing or underlines.. Written in 1965 right at the peak. J.b.lippincott Company, 1965. Book.Great classic of technique as well as Hawaiian surfing Myth and folklore. Original Edition. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. View more info