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Seneca Indians Home Life And Culture Original 1944 Hardcover

By: H.C.Ulmer

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A, The Coneservation Society of York County: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006994

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: The Coneservation Society of York County, 1944. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1944 Near Fine Hardcover Linen Boards. Paper Title Patch on Front Cover. Clean pages. NOT a library book.From Corn Soup to Iroquois pottery designs.Includes "Little Water Society" Seneca Mermaid story of Chanting that saves a warrior with the source of the story. Herbal remedies such as 'ear ache cures.' Pictograph symbols and meanings. Much folklore you do not hear about here. Insight into the Seneca legends of the 'Six Nations' or 'The People of T... View more info

The Katharine Briggs Lecture Four Original Separate Booklets No.1 The Modern Urban Legend No.2. Boundaries, Portals And Other Magical Spots In Folklore No.3 Katharine Briggs: The Growth Of A Folklorist No.4 What Happened to Welsh Folk Customs?

By: H.R. Ellis Davidson, Trefor M.Owen, Wayland D. Hand, Stewart F. Sanderson

Price: $85.00

Publisher: England, The Folklore Society: 1982

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 011441

Condition: Very Good+


FOUR ORIGINAL COLLECTIBLE LECTURE SERIES BOOKLETS England: The Folklore Society, 1982. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. THE KATHARINE BRIGGS LECTURE DELIVERED TO THE FOLKLORE SOCIETY AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON The Katharine Briggs Lecture Folklore Books Green Card Stock Covers. Plus Society Ephemera Very Good+ Slight shelf wear NOT a library copy.. Clean, tight, no marks First English Edition. 4 Vol. Limited printing four booklets published by the Folklore Society to honor folklorist Katharine Briggs. No.1 "The Modern Urb... View more info

General Richard Montgomery and the American Revolution

By: Hal T. Shelton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U. S. A., New York University Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016057

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: New York University Press, 1994. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover and Dust Jacket Clean Collectible NOT Price Clipped NOT a Library book. B/W Illus. First Edition with row of numbers beginning with 1 . No Revolutionary War general besides George Washington himself reached the heights of devotion in American hearts as this Irish general who lost his life in the Siege of Quebec in 1775. Here battle by battle, Letters with Janet Montgomery, interaction with Benedict Arnold. Like new! We pack with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Holar Cato An Icelandic Schoolbook Of The Seventeenth Century Volume XXXIX

By: Halldor Hermannsson

Price: $35.88

Publisher: U. S. A., Cornell Univ.Press,: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013574

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Cornell Univ.Press,, 1958. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition Original 1958 Academic Grey Card Stock Binding NOT a library book. Norse and Icelandic texts. Long introduction and study of Seventeenth century Icelandic school book.Includes Icelandic law, the 'Thing'. Here with a diplomatic text and some Facsimile pages. Two appendices One a will with English translation of the text of the will leaving the books, The school book complete in Icelandic. Grey academic binding. 87pp.plus 4 pages of facsimile plates. First... View more info

Portraits of Jews

By: Hannah R. London

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vt, Tuttle Publishing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716900

ISBN: 0804804591

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean hardcover Fine Mylared Dust Jacket Clean jacket clipped. 197 pp. 58 Illus. NO Writing NOT a library copy. Living portraits of important Colonial Americans by Gilbert Stuart portrait painter of George Washington. These faces looking back at you flies in the face of the stereotype which seeks to portray Jewish people as having all arrived in the Twentieth century. In fact visiting Swedish naturalist Peter Kalm comments on meeting Jews in 1744 in Manhattan. Excellent condition as is Mylar protected dust jacket. Red cloth handsomely bound like most if not all Tuttle books in Japan. Dust... View more info

Body Boots & Britches Original 1939 Edition

By: Harold W.Thompson

Price: $27.32

Publisher: U. S. A., Lippincott: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012812

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Lippincott, 1939. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover Original First American Edition Linen bound Hardcover, Very Good+ NOT a library book, NO writing. Collection of New York Folklore, ghosts, werewolves, sacred rocks, native American witches, German and Dutch witches, pirate treasure sites, cave lore, ballads, Revolutionary war heroes and battles of New York state, Johnny Darling tales, Timothy Murphy and his double barrel gun, Captain Kidd, the Headless Horsemen much more Very good, tight and clean.530pp. Written by a master story... View more info

New York Folklore Quarterly Volume XL Number 4 Winter 1955

By: Harold W.Thompson Editor Dorothy V.Bennit

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., U.S.A.: New York Folklore Society, 1955: 1955

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009488

Condition: Very Good+


U.S.A.: U.S.A.: New York Folklore Society, 1955, 1955. Book. Very Good+. Wrappers. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete 72pp Issue of New York Folklore Quarterly Very Good+. First American Edition.72pp.Clean pages NOT a library copy. Scholarly Periodical. Great 10pp. "Albany Preserves Its Dutch Lore" essay within of the survival of Dutch folklore in Albany. Also an 1810 illus of the earliest American Santa Claus 8pp on German American Christmas lore book reviews in all in New York Folklore Quarterly Volume XL Number 4.. First Edition. View more info

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Myths And Legends Of The New York Iroquois By Harriet Maxwell Converse Edited And Annotated By Arthur Caswell Parker Original New York State Museum First 1908 Edition

By: Harriet Maxwell Converse Edited And Annotated By Arthur Caswell Parker

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Albany, New York State Museum: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6600

Condition: Good+


Original 1908 First Edition Of New York State Bulletin 125 Clean 195 pp. B/W Drawings of Horned Serpents, Flying Heads, Wampum Belts, Stone Coat Giants, Little People Iroquois fairy Faith. One of the best collection of Iroquois "Mythology".collected by a Quaker Missionary woman adapted into Seneca. Also Seneca Little People, a still living "Fairy Faith". The best part it was wisely edited and annotated by the great Seneca archaeologist and scholar Arthur C. Parker. Rare due to it's Museum paper binding to find an original collectible 1908 edition, as here. with far clearer b/w ... View more info

Wisdomkeepers: Meetings With Native American Spiritual Elders (the Earthsong Collection)

By: Harvey Arden, Steve Wall

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Oregon, U.s.a., Beyond Words Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 90069

ISBN: 0941831558

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT a library copy NOT clipped NO writing Large Folio Color photo filled Anthology of eighteen different conversations with First Nation Elders and Clan Mothers on teachings and prophecies Six Nation Iroquois, Seminole, Lumbee, Hoh, Hopi, More Handsome collectible condition book and jacket First Edition Wrapping with care since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A Life In Folklore Helen Creighton Hardcover

By: Helen Creighton

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canada, Canada: McGraw Hill: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008376

Condition: Near Fine


Canada: Canada: McGraw Hill, 1975. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover Very Good/Very Good Mylared Dust Jacket. First.Canadian Edition. Autobiography of this famous Canadian folklorist who collected and published much Gaelic Nova Scotia, and First Nation Nova Micmac Traditional Music and Folklore. Techniques for folklore collecting, great Canadian, Micmac and Scottish folklore. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Mind and Heart Of Mary Childers As Shown in Selections of Personal Correspondence with Helen Landreth

By: Helen Landreth

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Boston, Helen Landreth: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013689

Condition: Near Fine


Boston: Helen Landreth, 1965. Book. Near Fine. Privately Published Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean pages Excellent Condition. Privately Printed and Published by Helen Landreth in Boston for Eire Society of Boston in 1965 with the help of Cardinal Cushing. The letters of Mary Childers wife of the famed Irish rebel Erskine Childers with the author 'Dear Dark head" Helen Landreth. The book with creme colored card stock covers is 35 pp. rare b/w photo of Mary Childers with guitar in her early twenties.. .NOT a library copy. Three Geese In Flig... View more info

This Land of Liberty: A History of America's Jews

By: Helene Schwartz Kenvin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Orange, Nj, U.s.a., Behrman House: 1986-01

Seller ID: 014568

ISBN: 0874414210

Condition: Very Good


Very Good.Clean Trade Paperback.NOT a library copy. NO writing 4to. Very Good Clean Large B/W illustrated Trade paperback.215 pp..No underlines,.a little handling wear only Photos from the long Jewish history in America. The Revolutionary war Jewish participants portraits, Civil war Union and Confederate,Trade Unions, Brooklyn baseball before the Dodgers, War heroes.Yiddish theater Great little known photos amidst history text. Look at this and you will want a knish. Three Geese In Flight Books since 1977 dedicated to unmatched customer service View more info

The Six Nations of New York The 1892 United States Extra Census Bulletin (Documents in American Social History)

By: Henry B. Carrington

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press: August 1996

Seller ID: 013136

ISBN: 0801483174

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ Clean. Trade Paperback. 1st Thus. 4to .Large Clean 89 pp. Trade Paperback No writing, NOT a library book as well, Cornell University reprint of the rare United States Census on The Six Nations Longhouse peoples in 1892 Portraits on the people the population, witchcraft, folklore, botany, Longhouse and Christian faiths, Longhouse beliefs. Very good shape, Small creases on a corner of the cover, else very good and internally clean.with NO markings. First Edition. View more info

New York Freemasonry A Bicentennial History 1781-1981 Hardcover

By: Herbert T.Singer and Ossian Lang

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepred Masons of the State of New York: 1981

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 010605

Condition: Fine


The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York, 1981. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.Fine Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket Historical and genealogical useful look at Colonial Freemasons in the State of New York.. Great history of an organization that made good men better. b/w illus. Plus two unknown Master Masons photos and a unknown lodge photos included as ephemera. NOT a library book.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Snake Gold A Tale of Indian Treasure Hardcover

By: Hervey White

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1935

Edition: Fifth U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 009586

Condition: Fine


New York: Macmillan, 1935. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Fifth U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover With Near Very Good Dust Jacket Protected In Mylar Lost Aztec treasure. A boy's adventure pulp fiction written by one of the founder's of the artist colony in Woodstock New York!! Great illustration's too d/j and inside Elizabeth Mackinstry.Beautiful Painted D/J has several small chips and rubs but nicely mylared and looks great.Uncommon!Hardcover Fine Clean and Apached design on cover.. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Iroquois Book Of Rites Brinton's Library Of Aboriginal American Literature Number II

By: Horatio Hale

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, On, Canada, Coles Publishing: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 6681

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Hardcover Clean 1972 Canadian Hardcover NOT a library copy NO writing in text. One of the most important crucial works on the Longhouse Condolence and Installment rituals of Council Chief of the Five Nations.. The Iroquois and Mohawk have a reputaion as blood thirsty and cruel but if you ever heard a "Condolence" ceremony given for a loved one or in sympathy for a Clan Mother, as I heard by Jake Swamp you will hear the most sensitive compassionate words on loss.These words were before White men, like me came here. Excellent condition hardcover black title patch over marron gi... View more info

Man In The Northeast Number 3 Spring 1972 Mermen, Mermaids and Indians: A Psychocultural Interpretation

By: Howard R.Sargent Editor Robert J.Dryfoos,Jr Richard Bauman

Price: $25.76

Publisher: New Hampshire, Man In The Northeast: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016575

Condition: Very Good


New Hampshire: Man In The Northeast, 1972. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good Man In The Northeast Number 3 Spring 1972 Complete Number 3 Spring 1972 Clean Pages NOT a library copy. Among the essays within i.e. "Mermen, Mermaids and Indians: A Psychocultural Interpretation" Robert J. Dryfoos, Jr "Dating Kaolin Tobacco Pipes From Indian Island" John W. Fox "Algonquin Linguistics in the Northeast" Ives Goddard Richard Bauman "An Analysis of Quaker-Seneca Councils" More Clean. No underlines. NOT a library copy ... View more info

Tree Of Souls The Mythology Of Judaism Hardcover First Edition

By: Howard Schwartz

Price: $29.44

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015754

Condition: Near Fine


New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Book. Illus. by Caren Loebel-Fried. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Thick First Edition Hardcover And Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Both Near Fine. Clean pages. NOT price clipped NOT a library book. You would have to study seventy seven lifetimes with seventy seven wonder working Rabbis to learn of Heaven and Earth in this huge awesome collection of collected myth, folklore, Talmud and hidden Jewish texts to Jewish Angel lore abounds. Massive bibliography as well. Wonderful for any mystical and medieval folklore library a... View more info

The Forgotten Leaders of the Revolution Hardcover

By: Howard Swiggert

Price: $21.16

Publisher: U.S.A, Doubleday: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008738

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: Doubleday, 1955. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Original 1955 Hardcover. Near Very Good, Protected Dust Jacket, one half inch small Chip at top of jacket. Else nice and bright in mylar First Edition. Clean pages free of writing, and underlines NOT a library copy. A great anthology of biographies of lesser known leaders of The American Revolution. From John Jay and Edmund Randolph to Horatio Gates, Jeremiah Wadsworth and Aaron Burr and more. Great American Revolution classic on lesser known leaders. Dust jacket present. First Edit... View more info

The Story of Howe Caverns

By: Howe Caverns,,

Price: $16.39

Publisher: New York, New York: Howe Caverns: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006095

Condition: Good


New York: New York: Howe Caverns, 1989. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Color & b/w. Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback Good, to Very Good. 1st.thus. 32pp. Color and B/W bookl on the history and tour of these spectacular underground Crystal caves the Iroquois called'Otsgaragee','Caves of the great galleries', in native Mohawk! These are like the Mines of Moria I know we filmed a play/move version of the 'Lord of the Rings" there using the cave systems in the Seventies. Three Geese In Flight 36 years selling only what we read.. First Edition. View more info

Isis Dylan News April- May Issue 108

By: Ian Woodward Bob Dylan

Price: $18.03

Publisher: England, Isis: 2003

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015783

Condition: Very Good


England: Isis, 2003. Book. Illus. by photos. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition First Printing. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Bob Dylan Magazine Very Good+ Filled with stories puzzles Color Photos. Really all kinds of stuff to enjoy in here. Look what Elvis did for the body Dylan did for the mind but you know that. Very nice clean shape. NOT a library copy.. First Edition. View more info

American Indian Culture and Research Journal Vol.15 No.2.1991 Special Edition The Political Geography of Indian Country

By: Imre Sutton Duane Champagne Thomas R.McGuire Glen A.Phelps

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U. S. A., American Indian Studies Center: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012855

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: American Indian Studies Center, 1991. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. SPECIAL ISSUE THE POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY OF INDIAN COUNTRY AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURE AND RESERACHJOURNAL Vol.15 No.2/1991 Fine Clean Collectible Condition "The Political Geography of Indian Country" is a focused edition of this academic and attractive publication "American Indian Culture and Research Journal" Six essays i.e."Indian Water Rights Settlements: A Case study in the Rhetoric of Implication" Thomas R. McGuire "Without Due Pr... View more info

Selected Short Stories Of Isaac Bashevis Singer

By: Irving Howe Edited

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A, Modern Library: 1966

Edition: First Trade

Seller ID: 015650

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Intact Collectible collectible Dust Jacket U.S.A: Modern Library, 1966. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall.Twenty two short stories by this Jewish master of storytelling. Handsome looking dust jacket as well. NOT a library book.We wrap first in brown paper to protect your dust jacket since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Jewish Encyclopedia A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times The Complete Original Twelve Volume Set

By: Isidore Singer Editor

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Ktav: 1964

Seller ID: 874716881

Condition: Very Good


Collectible Very Good Condition Original Complete Twelve (12) Volume Jewish Encyclopedia Dark Blue Hardcover Set Very Important Compendium of Hebrew Knowledge Both Holy and Secular. Much on the Zohar and Kabbalah as well as amazing Aggadah and Magical traditions. Background to the Kings of Israel to Jewish Musicians and scientists. This is the C.1964 KTAV Reprint of the 1901-1916 First Edition. NOT library copies. NO Writing NO signatures. Book One has a one inch of rubbing and remains of a sticker of some sort on front cover.(See our photo) The other volumes are quite clean and tight.Two hav... View more info

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BURNING OF ROYALTON, VERMONT BY INDIANS Original 1906 Edition

By: Ivah Dunklee

Price: $89.00

Publisher: Boston, Geo. H. Ellis Co., Printers: 1906

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 5312

Condition: Very Good+


Original 1906 BURNING OF ROYALTON, VERMONT BY INDIANS First Edition 88 pp. B/W Illus photos bound in Card Stock Covers with painting of Native Mohawk and stone headed War club in red and green. Very Good+ clean pages. Small tear on bottom of front cover and a little one where rear cover touches spine. Spine very good. NOT a library copy NO writing. This Card stock 1906 edition has great advertisements for Chocolate and coffee. But the historical heart of the book is a treasure. Account of a Caughnawaga Mohawk raid down into Vermont. Also includes actual Zadock Steele's Captivity Narrative as w... View more info

Dictionnaire Des Coutumes, Croyances et Langage Du Pays De Chateaubriant Inscribed by the Aurhor

By: J.Chapron De Chateaubriant

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marseille, Laffitte Reprints: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 007857

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the Author. Marseille: Laffitte Reprints, 1984. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition. Clean Trade Paperback 1984 Facsimile of the 1924 edition of this Dictionary of Culture and costume. Inscribed on title page "un homage in admiration pour l'auteur". French text Excellent condition.. First Edition. View more info

Legends Of Highwaymen and Others

By: J.Fairfax Blakeborough

Price: $16.42

Publisher: Great Britain, Stokes,: 1924

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 005203

Condition: Good+


Great Britain: Stokes,, 1924. Book. Illus. by Wyndham Payne. Good+. Hardcover. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Good+ Yellow Hardcover Tight Binding No Jacket. Light Ex-lib No numbers or No back pocket. No writing or underlines. Anthology of folklore collection of British, Irish, American highway men! Ballads as well among the crossroads of England!. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Art of the Indian Subcontinent from Los Angeles Collections Original Hardcover

By: J.Leroy Davidson

Price: $37.15

Publisher: U.S.A, The Ward Ritchie Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011195

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1968. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover First American Edition Limited edition NOT a library copyAmazing collection of statues and manuscripts of Hindu, Muslim and Buddhist art in important collections in the American west coast museums. Many statues and works of art never seen before or seen again after. Hardcover Decorative cover. Except for some soiling on the front and back boards this large book of Indian art is in very nice shape. Color and b/w English text.. First Edition. View more info

Mysteries and Miracles of New Mexico A Guide Book to the Genuinely Bizarre, in the Land of Enchantment

By: Jack Kutz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Corrales, Nm, Rhombus Publishing Company: December 1989

Seller ID: 66795

ISBN: 0936455020

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition 215 pp. NOT a library copy Anasazi ghosts mesas and Apache woman mystic woman First Edition. View more info

Rock Art Studies in the Americas (Oxbow Monographs)

By: Jack Steinbring

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books: 1995-07-01

Seller ID: 006832

ISBN: 094689776X

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean Condition Large 177 pp. Trade Paperback England: Oxbow Books,1995.First Edition.Twenty in Depth Scholarly Illustrated Papers on California, Brazilian, Pacific Northwest, Central American Rock Art.Illus.Photo filled.Cup and Ring, Arizona Great essays. Pictographs in the American southwest, California, dream time, shamanism. Horned Serpents Bolivia, Brazil rock art designs.Academic in depth study. Like new NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info