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A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country

By: Botkin, B. A. (Editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown,: 1955.

Edition: Missouri River Edition.

Seller ID: 009036


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket, is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge-wear and a closed tear lower rear spine. Contains 500 stories and 30 songs. View more info

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Folk Culture on St. Helena Island South Carolina

By: Johnson, Guy B.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Hatboro, Pennsylvania:, Folklore Associates, Inc.,: 1968.

Edition: Reprinted from original 1930 edition.

Seller ID: 009032


Study of folk songs and folklore of St. Helena Island, contains a study of the Gullah dialect. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minimal handling wear with a spot of spine fading. 8vo; Bibliography and index; 183 pages View more info

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In the Fairy's Garden

By: Lea, John [pseud. John Lea Bricknell.]

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London:, Gale & Polden, Ltd.,: 1917.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 005012


Only other copy found in British Library!Verses by John Lea. Pictures by Joyce L. Brisley.This antique volume is bound in pictorial paper-covered front board, gray paper-covered rear board and red cloth spine. The book shows moderate external wear, with minor loss at the outside corners. The binding is sound. A previous owner's notation appears at the top of the front flyleaf. The pages exhibit occasional light foxing. Ref: OCLC: 561040720... View more info

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Dickon Bend-The-Bow and Other Wonder Tales.

By: McNeil, [Henry] Everett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and Chicago:, Saalfield Publishing Company,: 1903.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002118


Author's First Published Book. Red cloth covered boards. Front titles and decorations in stamped black and green. Bindings tender. Cloth open front joint, front hinge open, lacking front-free endpage. I suspect that spine/hinge has been repaired (nicely, I will add) Light wear and minor hand soling. Text clean with a hint of toning. View more info

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Swedish Folktales and Legends (The Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)

By: Selected; Edited and Translated by Blecher, George & Blecher, Lone Thygesen

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1994

Seller ID: 009620


Sirens, trolls, giants, household spirits, and ghosts come to life in this unique collection of voices from Sweden's folkloric past. An ambitious collection of Swedish lore by two prize-winning translators of Swedish and Danish, preceded by an informative Introduction by Lone Blecher. Content is organized by subject: Animal Tales; Trolls, Giants, Ghosts, and Other Beings; True Dummies and Clever Folk; How to Win the Princess; Tales of Heroes and Heroines; Metamor... View more info

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Chinese Fairy Tales. Newly Gathered from Many Sources.

By: [Various authors]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, New York:, The Peter Pauper Press,: 1946.

Seller ID: 001599


Book is unflawed. Slipcase has light shelf/handling wear with some darkening. Paste -on title has fading and shows light soiling. Interior unblemished. Perhaps a free endpage has been removed. View more info