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  • Gutch, Mrs. [Eliza]
    Examples Of Printed Folklore, Vol. II: Examples of Printed Folk-Lore Concerning the North Riding of Yorkshire, York and the Ainsty

    First Edition

    London: Publications of the Folk-Lore Society by David Nutt, 1901. 448 pages. ISBN: B00UGIJQH4.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in publisher's gilt cloth; some staining to pages.

    Book ID: 134309
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Examples of Printed Folk-Lore Concerning East Riding of Yorkshire by Gutch, Mrs. E.
    Gutch, Mrs. E.
    Examples of Printed Folk-Lore Concerning East Riding of Yorkshire

    First Edition

    London: Published for the Folk-Lore Society by David Nutt, 1912. xvii, 235 pages. With sections on faeries, the evil eye, leechcraft, etc. County Folk-Lore series, volume VI. Printed Extracts No. VIII. ISBN: B000IU26U4.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in the publisher's russet cloth binding. Previous owners's name on endpaper; bookplate on front pastedown. A nice copy.

    Book ID: 140964
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Ethnology in Folklore by Gomme, George Laurence
    Gomme, George Laurence
    Ethnology in Folklore

    First Edition

    London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1892. 200 pages. An exploration of Aryan folklore and the influence of earlier cultures. Gomme was an influential anthropologist in the 19th century, even if his ideas have not survived much into the 20th century. ISBN: 281AIB1024815.

    First edition (first printing). A very good hardcover copy; early gift inscription on the front free endpaper.

    Book ID: 109071
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Los caballeros de la niebla by Botella y Andres, Francisco and Vicente de Lalama
    Botella y Andres, Francisco and Vicente de Lalama
    Los caballeros de la niebla

    First Edition

    Madrid: V. de Lalama, 1859. 8-1/2 by 11-1/4 inches. 17 pages, printed in two columns. "Drama de grande espectaculo, en siete cuadros y un prologo." A play, adapted from an unknown French source, it based on the 1839 English play, Jack Sheppard, based on the life of a notorious thief and working class hero of the 18th century. OCLC records 3 copies. ISBN: 281AIB1043517.

    First edition (first printing). Two folded gatherings laid into a folded coversheet promoting other plays in the Biblioteca Dramatica series.

    Book ID: 220019
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  • Hausa Tales and Traditions: An English Translation of Tatsuniyoyi Na Hausa Originally Compiled by Frank Edgar. Volume I by Edgar, Frank; translated and edited by Neil Skinner
    Edgar, Frank; translated and edited by Neil Skinner
    Hausa Tales and Traditions: An English Translation of Tatsuniyoyi Na Hausa Originally Compiled by Frank Edgar. Volume I

    First Edition

    (London): Frank Cass & Co. [later Routledge], 1969. 440 pages. The first English translation of the massive collection of Hausa folklore, history, and literary texts from Nigeria and surrounding parts of Africa. The first of three volumes. ISBN: 9780714617183.

    Volume I only. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a price-clipped, else near fine dust jacket. Clean inside. No highlighting or underlining.

    Book ID: 135355
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Folklore and Fakelore: Essays Toward a Discipline of Folk Studies by Dorson, Richard M.
    Dorson, Richard M.
    Folklore and Fakelore: Essays Toward a Discipline of Folk Studies

    First Edition

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1976. 391 pages. ISBN: 9780674307155.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Small previous owner's address label inside. A nice, clean copy.

    Book ID: 95452
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Dobie, J.F
    Tone the Bell Easy

    Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1965. ISBN: 9780870740459.

    Clean inside. No highlighting or underlining. Very good, tight binding with no dust jackt.

    Book ID: 24819
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Tales of the Fairies and of the Ghost World Collected from Oral Tradition in South-West Munster by Curtin, Jeremiah
    Curtin, Jeremiah
    Tales of the Fairies and of the Ghost World Collected from Oral Tradition in South-West Munster

    First Edition

    Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1895. ix, 198 pages plus ads. "If we were asked to designate by a single epithet most of the stories in this little volume, that epithet would be "weird." Within the compass of an equal number of pages we hardly know a collection of folklore. . . containing so many thoroughly uncanny stories."--Folk-Lore, vol. 6, 1895. "They are real fairy and ghost tales, a little mine of folklore and supernatural tradition. . . They show how vivid the belief of the people is yet, and will prove that fairies are not for all men personages of the past, but are as real for some persons as any other fact in life. . ."-- Review of Reviews, vol. 12, 1895. A remarkable and important collection of Irish fairy tales. ISBN: B00SZ43WMQ.

    First American edition (first printing, using the British sheets, with a cancel title and half-title page). Minor spotting to front cover, a bit of wear to the spine ends, else a nice copy. [JSP01]

    Book ID: 144691
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  • Briggs, Katharine
    British Folktales

    First Edition

    New York: Dorset Press, (1988). 315 pages. ISBN: 9780880292887.

    First Dorset Press edition (first printing). A fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket.

    Book ID: 221150
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Boatright, Mody C.; Wilson M. Hudson; and Allen Maxwell (editors)
    A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

    Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1964. Texas Folklore Society Publication, no. XXXII. ISBN: B000N7FZQ4.

    Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52726
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Bauman, Richard and Roger D. Abrahams (editors)
    And Other Neighborly Names: Social Process and Cultural Image in Texas Folklore

    Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981. ISBN: 9780292703520.

    Clean inside. No highlighting or underlining. Very good in a very good dust jacket with color faded spine.

    Book ID: 24818
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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  • Macedonian Folklore by Abbott, G. F.
    Abbott, G. F.
    Macedonian Folklore

    Chicago: Argonaut, 1969. Institute for Balkan Studies Publications, no. 110. xii, 372 pages. A reprint of the 1903 original, a pioneering work on the subject based on field work Abbott conducted in 1900-1901. Most examples presented in the original and in English translation. ISBN: B0006BRTO8.

    A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket, perhaps as issued. Clean inside.

    Book ID: 139461
    Keywords: Folklore, Hardcover
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