- Keyword = Folklore
Ethnology in Folklore
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: 109071More details Price: $85.00
Hausa Tales and Traditions: An English Translation of Tatsuniyoyi Na Hausa Originally Compiled by Frank Edgar. Volume I
(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: 135355More details Price: $118.75
Folklore and Fakelore: Essays Toward a Discipline of Folk Studies
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: 95452More details Price: $22.50
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
Tales of the Fairies and of the Ghost World Collected from Oral Tradition in South-West Munster
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: 144691More details Price: $300.00
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: 221150More details Price: $7.50
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
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
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: 139461More details Price: $31.25