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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

The Evidence Of Things Not Seen Hardcover

By: James Baldwin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Holt,Rinehart and Winston: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015089

ISBN: 0030055296

Condition: Near Fine


d Winston, 1985. Book. Near Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket First American Edition. Collectible Not price clipped. First American Edition. NOT a library copy. One of the great writers in American literature looks at Atlanta and those awful Atlanta child murders and tries to uncover what really went on. Great condition, No writing inside. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Partakers Of Plenty A Study of the First Thanksgiving

By: James Deetz Jay Anderson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Plimoth Plantation Educational Publicational: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015164

Condition: Very Good


Massachusetts: Plimoth Plantation Educational Publicational, 1972. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Clean NOT A Library Copy. Photo Filled History of first Puritan Thanksgiving. Except for a little shelf soiling on rear cover this is very good. Pages clean and tight. An amazing window into the Plymouth Plantation Thanksgiving. America's rich beginning and native Algonquin contribution shown here. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Great Capture of 1744 The New York Historical Society Quarterly Volume LII July 1968 Number 3

By: James G.Lydon Robert Muccigrosso John M.Dobson Editors Kathleen A. Luhrs John Caldwell Kenneth Scott

Price: $20.76

Publisher: New York, New York Historical Society: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016244

Condition: Fine


New York: New York Historical Society, 1968. Book. Illus. by B/W Photos and Drawings and Maps. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Fine Condition Clean Complete 91pp. Issue "The New York Historical Society Quarterly Volume LII July 1968 Number 3" Within this issue is the illustrated essay with maps "The Great Capture of 1744" James G.Lydon on New York Privateers and another Colonial Dutch Stone houses of "The Liberties of the Kingston Gaol" Photos of surviving stone house in Esopus or Kingston New York and drawings of Colonial Kingston. Kenneth Scott Plus "George Wi... View more info

The Scottish Gael; Or Celtic Manners First American Edition

By: James Logan

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Hartford: Connecticut, S. Andrus And Son: 1845

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6659

Condition: Near Fine


Excellent Clean Bright Condition.Gilt Titles On Spine Original Dark Brown Cloth Gilt Highland Bagpiper Front Cover Near Fine 1845 Stated "FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 520 pp. Frontis Two Highland Chiefs In Tartan Numerous b/w drawings of Targets,Spears,Bagpipes Scottish Music Notation, Herbs,Food, Bardic Second Sight. Much more. Tight binding.Very light foxing on end papers. Heading bumped. Clean pages. NOT a library copy. No chips. Not Fine but pretty Near.Fine.Published in One Volume in U.S.in 1845 S.Andrus And Son Hartford Signature on title page. NO Book Plates. Rare this nice. Pictures to... View more info

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The Catskill Witch And Other Tales Of The Hudson Valley Original Hardcover Signed by the Artist Jeff Jones

By: James McMurry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Syracuse University Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 015749

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Syracuse University Press, 1974. Book. Illus. by Jeff Jones.artist for original Conan Comics! Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Illustrator(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original First Edition Hardcover With Dust Jacket. Great collection of Witch, Ghost and Supernatural Tales from the Catskills, Woodstock and Hudson Valley New York. Not Price Clipped. NOT a library copy. Collectible rare signature of b/w illustrator of Conan comics "Jeffrey Jones" who did the b/w drawings for this wonderful anthology.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Folk Lore: Or, Superstitious Beliefs In The West Of Scotland Within This Century. With An Appendix

By: James Napier

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Scotland, Alex Gardner: 1879

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017023

Condition: Very Good


Original 1897 Very Good 190 pp.Hardcover Scotland: Alex Gardner, 1879. 1st Edition."Hope J. Gordon Anderson' signed on top of title page. Scottish Witchcraft, Fairy Lore and Herbal Medicine Very Good Clean Original brown cloth title patch on spine. Faded titling and some rubbing on title patch. Small loss at spine extremity. Tight binding NOT a library copy. Clipped edge along first free end paper. NO writing in text NO underlines "Yule""Beltane""Halloween""Midsummer" Scottish Gaelic Charms, Counter Charms Celtic Second Sight. The power of boiling water ov... View more info

Other Council Fires Were Here Before Ours: A Classic Native American Creation Story as Retold by a Seneca Elder, Twylah Nitsch, and Her Granddaughter, Jamie Sams

By: Jamie Sams, Twylah Nitsch

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.s.a., Harperone: 1991-09-27

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90034

ISBN: 006250763X

Condition: Very Good+


Collectible Near Very Good+ First Edition Trade Paperback 146 pp. B/W Illus. Much of this Native American Woman's New Age Seneca teaching class is here within. A big bonus included in the text is one of her rare teaching tools "The Language of the Stones" Clean NOT a Library book. Just shelf handling NO Writing in text. We wrap with care since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Fairies: Real Encounters with Little People

By: Janet Bord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd.: 1997-01-01

Seller ID: 66870

ISBN: 1854796984

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean First English Edition Trade Paperback 182 pp.B/W Photos. Here you decide, or don't, on the 'Fairy Faith' and go along for the ride. NOT a library copy. NO writing. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Mythology and Tolkien since 1977 First Edition. View more info

A True Republican: The Life of Paul Revere

By: Jayne E Triber

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Amherst, University Of Massachusetts Press: 1998

Seller ID: 015732

ISBN: 1558491392

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust jacket both in Collectible Condition. NOT price clipped and NOT a library book. First American Edition Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Paul Revere was one of the most progressive of the patriots of the American Revolution. Beside his ride he was a really interesting person, craftsmen and feminist for his time and master Mason and supporter of Jewish Americans right to vote. Great for a Revolutionary war library. We pack since 1977 with care and respect. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A Bright New Story On Tim Murphy Schoharie's Man of Might As Told By Jean Webb Williams Schoharie County Historical Society

By: Jean Webb Williams

Price: $17.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Schoharie County Historical Society: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013259

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Schoharie County Historical Society, 1985. Book. Illus. by Artista Conception . Very Good. Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collectible Paperback A Uncommon Illustrated Schoharie County Historical Review 10pp. Study on Timothy Murphy An Irish American hero Rifle Man in the Revolutionary War Iroquois border country of upstate New York Schoharie county. This was published by the Schoharie County Historical Review and reprinted here with card covers in a small edition with stiff card covers and illustrations... First Edition. View more info

The Many Faces of Quebec

By: Jean-Charles Harvey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Macmillan: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011005

Condition: Very Good


Canada: Canada: Macmillan, 1966. Book. Illus. by Marcel Cognac. Very Good. Large Trade Paper. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Large Trade Paper. First English Language Edition. NOT aLibrary book The cover photo of the walled gate to the city of Quebec is worth the cost of the book alone. A large b/w illustrated inside look at one of the most historical and visual Medieval French cities of North America. Wonderful. Very good shape too. NOT a library book Great gift book!. First Edition. View more info

Legendes De La Cote-nord - De Tadoussac à Blanc Sablon

By: jean-claude dupont

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sainte-foy, ?ditions J.-c. Dupont: 2008

Seller ID: 016570

ISBN: 2980410039

Condition: Fine


Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Fine First Edition 23 Full Page B/W Mythic Illustrations Sea Serpents crawling on the ice and fighting with native seal hunters on the cover tells you what king of tales are withing.1996. Book. French Canadian tales of mythology, native American stories lake serpents Les Lutins. French language. Fine condition First Quebec Edition. First Edition. View more info

Indian Legends

By: Jean-Claude Dupont

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sainte-foy, Quebec, Editions J.c. Dupont: 1993

Edition: First Canadian Editon

Seller ID: 6618

ISBN: 298015508X

Condition: Fine


First English Edition Traditional Tales from the Ten Native Nations of Quebec Fine Clean Condition.62 pp. B/W drawings B/W Photos Three Geese In Flight Books Traditional Native Lore Wrapping with respect since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Satan The Early Christian Tradition

By: Jeffrey Burton Russell

Price: $18.58

Publisher: U. S. A., Cornell: 1991

Edition: Third U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 013944

Condition: Very Good+


U. S. A.: Cornell, 1991. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. Third U.S.Edition. 8vo. Very Good+ Trade Paperback Clean pages NOT a library book. Serious study of the history of Satan in early Christian belief and his Persian, Hebrew and Gnostic roots. Very good+ clean shape. No writing, no underlines in book. Since 1977 we wrap carefully. View more info

The Signpost: The Evolution 0f The Westford Knight

By: Jeffrey Max Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 596

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition B/W and Color Illustrated Critical Study of the Westford Knight Inscribed Stone in Massachusetts said to be associated with Earl Sinclair, the Knight Templars treasure and, or a knight of the Scottish Gunn Clan. Clean 65 pp.text bibliography Color photos and b/w. hard to find and the critical side. Fine clean free of any markings. NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

Cornish Homes and Customs

By: Jenkins, A. K. Hamilton

Price: $49.00

Publisher: England, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1934

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 874716825

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover NOT a library book.Clean 272 pages NO Writing NO Book plates NOT a library copy.Gilt Spine Titles Tight binding B/W Photos. Celtic Calendar Customs of Cornwall. Fishing folklore Tinner lore Also Cornish Furniture. Fabulous window into rural 18th and 19th century Cornwall Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 books packed with love and respect First Edition. View more info

The Orders of the Dreamed George Nelson on Cree and Northern Objiwa Religion and Myth, 1823 (Manitoba Studies in Native History, 3)

By: Jennifer S. H. Brown

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Mn, Minnesota Historical Society Pr: March 1988

Seller ID: 017143

ISBN: 0873512243

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Hardcover First Edition Fine Dust Jacket UnClipped NOT a library copy Clean,1823 Fur trade journal of Algonquin Cree and Ojibwa mythological and spiritual beliefs. Primary document with commentary by Native scholar and non native. Windigo and horned serpents, mermen, dreams, feasts. Remarkable important look at native First Nation spirit life.Minnesota Historical Society Press Like new Illus.Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps first in brown paper to protect jacket. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Seneca Indian Myths Original 1922 Hardcover

By: Jeremiah Curtin Collected and Edited

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, E.P.Dutton: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016252

Condition: Very Good


New York: E.P.Dutton, 1922. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good Original 1922 Yellow Hardcover First Edition. NOT a library book. No underlines Inscribed on title page by previous owner in Seneca Country. Except for shelf soiling the book is in tight very good condition. Genuine Six Nation Longhouse lore in here. Collected from the Seneca Nation these tales of the supernatural are just terrific, Whirlwind Flying Heads, Stone skin giants, vampires, and Thunder Gods who slay these evils. This is the real Iroquois traditional beliefs collected by... View more info

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Memoirs Of Jeremiah Curtin Original Hardcover

By: Jeremiah Curtin Edited Joseph Schafer

Price: $49.00

Publisher: U. S. A., State Historical Society Of Wisconsin: 1940

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6614

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ Blue Hardcover 925 pp. B/W Photos Frontis Portrait This Great late Nineteenth Century American Collector of Irish Gaelic Myths traveled to post potato Famine Ireland to collect in Gaelic and write vividly and did the same journey to the Seneca Iroquois as well as the Mayan and Native west coast native peoples. His views of politics and cultures is like a time machine.Visits Russia, Poland, Italy translating. His linguistic achievements and his collecting are startling as is his 19th Century racism but it is a utterly remarkable widow into a American mind that was a mythic in its th... View more info

Shell Game A True Account of Beads and Money in North America

By: Jerry Martien Gary Snyder

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Mercury Books: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009062

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Mercury Books, 1987. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Fine. First American Edition. Brilliant study of native economy by a great American poet. How wampum went from a symbol of diplomacy to a currency and beyond. Great clean condition. First Edition. View more info

Proceedings of the Second Congress Canadian Ethnology Society Volume One "The Windigo Down East, Or The Taming Of The Windigo" Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 28 National Museum Of Man Mercury Series

By: Jim Freedman & Jerome H Barkow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canada, National Museum of Canada: 1975

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 008424

Condition: Fine


Canada: National Museum of Canada, 1975. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Canadian Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine Large Trade National Museum of Canada Paperback Clean Condition Ethnology Studies of traditional cultures in Canada.Large section on the "The Windigo Down East" Or The 'Chenoo' Ice Cannibals Taming Of The Windigo" Also some essays on Eskimo terminology , Salish, "Siblings In Kewa Myth" The 'Tsimshian mythology," 'Cannibalism and infertility" Great condition clean free of markings NOT a library book HUGE Filled with Ethnology essay... View more info

Walking the Rez Road

By: Jim Northrup

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Stillwater, Minnesota, U.s.a., Voyageur Pr: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012606

ISBN: 0896581810

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Price Clipped Dust Jacket .U. S. A.: Voyageur Press, 1993. Book First American Edition. Window into reservation life on the native American Ojibwa people of Minnesota by a Vietnam Vet poet who lives on the 'Rez.'Stories, poems, Visions Great Clean 176 pp. condition as is dust jacket. The real deal Native American book by a Native American. Published and printed in Minnesota. Collectible for a First nation library. NOT a library copy.Since 1977 Packing "Old School' wrapping first in craft paper to respect the dust jacket in it's journey to you Dust jacket ... View more info

Papers from the Fifth Annual Congress 1978 Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 62 'Drinking, Fighting, And Masculinity' 'Mirrors, Bells, And Hairlocks: Some Social And Aesthetic Aspects Of Plains Indian Body Art'

By: Joan Ryan Editor Noel Dyck Fraser Pakes Dennis Slater John Price

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canada, National Museum of Man Mercury Series: 1980

Edition: 1st.Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 008505

Condition: Very Good


Canada: National Museum of Man Mercury Series, 1980. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st.Canadian Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Complete Very Good Original Publication Clean Pages NOT a library copy. Shelf wear only. Dozens of Essays Within. Papers from 149pp. Fifth Annual Congress 1978 Canadian Ethnology Society Anthology of Ethnology Essays From ' 'Drinking, Fighting, And Masculinity' 'Mirrors, Bells, And Hairlocks: Some Social And Aesthetic Aspects Of Plains Indian Body Art' 'The Evil Eye in Hutterite Society' to the "Cree culture and television" and "Captains ... View more info

Turf Smoke On Manhattan A Fable Of Two Countries Hardcover

By: John Coulter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dublin, Talbot Press: 1949

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 011108

Condition: Very Good


Dublin: Talbot Press, 1949. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Irish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good First Irish Edition. Original 1949 Edition. Irish gentleman from Ulster comes to a New York City apartment during World War II. Book is in good, tight binding. It has some Library markings that are not too obtrusive..NO pocket NO numbers on spine Since 1977 we wrap our Irish books in brown paper to protect the cover First Edition. View more info

Indian Notes and Monographs Volume X (10) Number 8 A Mohawk Form Of Ritual Of Condolence, 1782 by John Deserontyon Translated with introduction by J. N. B. Hewett.

By: John Deserontyon Translated with introduction J. N. B. Hewett.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York., Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6671

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible Near Fine Condition Original First Nation Mohawk Facsimile and Diplomatic Ritual Of Condolence Text 28 pp.Text 13 Facsimile Pages and modern English Translation Clean Near Fine tight condition. NO writing NOT a library copy Only small stamped on bottom of title page "Primitive Art Institute" NO plates NO numbers Only slightest hint of cover soiling Really handsome copy of this important classic Iroquois ceremony Vol.X No.8 in Heye Foundation Indian Notes And Monographs First Edition. View more info

The New World Dutch Barn: A Study of Its Characteristics, Its Structural System, and Its Probable Erectional Procedures (New York State Studies (Syracuse Univ))

By: John FITCHEN

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr (sd): 1968-06

Seller ID: 012453

ISBN: 0815621264

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket Price clipped only a few shelf rubs but NO Chips NO Tears First Edition.178 pp.B/W Plates Photo Filled Large Quarto Handsome Hardcover binding. Still the best book on the subject. These Dutch barns more then any thing symbolize New Netherlands Dutch culture.These are like early Medieval Feasting Halls where Beowulf waited for Grendel!!. Great b/w photos in the Hardcover First Edition,Architectural Plans and the iron hinges are also drawn and photographed. Excellent condition both jacket and book which itself is quite rare with this book. B/W pho... View more info

American Shakers and Their Furniture

By: John G. Shea

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1971-07-01

Edition: Third American Edition

Seller ID: 011799

ISBN: 0442275412

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover and Near Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket.Van Nostrand, 1971.207 pp. Book.Illustrated with Photographs and Drawings. Third American Edition. 4to Excellent history and illustrated collection of this famous American communal community and the prized furniture they produced. Large illustrated edition filled with furniture and except for a few small chips and repaired dust jacket tears this is in very good working shape. Includes plans for Shaker furniture construction. Internally clean..Great photos and plans. Dust jacket present. View more info

Beothuk Origins NEARA Monograph

By: John H. Cooper

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Maine, New England Antiquities Research Association: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016780

Condition: Very Good+


Maine: New England Antiquities Research Association, 2007. Book. Very Goo+d. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Limited Printing Very Good shape NOT a library Copy. B/W Photos Drawings Maps Text. 60pp Large quarto format Study focusing on Beothuk Newfoundland linguistics. Many Gaelic and Norse comparisons. Rational research here.. Clean very good shape. Hard to find. We pack with care since 1977. First Edition. View more info