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The Folk-Lore Journal, Volumes I and IV - VII, 1893-1896. [Set of Five Volumes]. A Quarterly Review of Myth, Tradition, Institution, and Custom.
London: David Nutt (Vols. IV and V); Elliot Stock (Volumes VI and VII), 1883;1888-1894. 5 volumes, 8vo., pp.iv,427;xi,552;xx,367;iv,384;iv,394, cloth with F.L.S. insignia in gilt to front board, borders stamped in black, gilt lettering to spines, wood-engraved vignette to titles; owner’s inscription to title of Volume VI and to prelim of Volume VII, foxing to prelims, o/w very good.
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Book number: 17908
GBP 285.00 [Appr.: EURO 333.5 US$ 378.28 | JP¥ 42101]
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Jolly Jock: Dancing Doll Illusion. Secrets of Magic: Tricks for Anyone and Everyone.
12mo.,pp.14, pamphlet, with b/w figures and loose leaf explaining the ‘Amazing Dancing Doll Illusion’, plus a cut out figure blocked in red, blue and yellow with moveable legs; light indentation marks to cover of pamphlet, otherwise near-fine, in a brown paper envelope with title lettered in red to front, very good.
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Book number: 28718
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47 US$ 53.09 | JP¥ 5909]
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Robin Hood’S Garland: Being a Complete History of All the Notable Exploits Performed by Him and His Merry Men.
York: J. Kendrew, Colliergate, (1810). 12mo., pp.108, uncut, printed wrappers, 28 wood-engravings, uncut; owner’s neat ink autograph to upper margin of front wrapper, toning to margins of prelims, toning to wrappers, very minor chipping to extremities, a very good copy.
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Book number: 11844
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 263.25 US$ 298.64 | JP¥ 33237]
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BAR-HERBRAEUS, MAR GREGORY JOHN. (COLLECTOR). TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW BY BUDGE, A. WALLIS.
Oriental Wit and Wisdom, or the ‘Laughable Stories’. Translated from the Syriac by E.A. Wallis Budge.
London: Luzac & Co., 1899. First edition, 8vo., pp.iv,204,29(adverts), uncut, green cloth, gilt, uncut; ink ownership autograph to title upper margin, small closed tear to front free endpaper, tonng to title page, minor rubbing to extremities, a very good, bright copy
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Book number: 3387
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 99.5 US$ 112.82 | JP¥ 12556]
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Keywords: ORIENTAL FOLKLORE

 
BOWYER, HERBERT M.
The Elevation and Procession of the Ceri at Gubbio. An Account of the Ceremonies.
London: David Nutt, 1897. First edition, 8vo., pp.xi,146, uncut, printed cloth, gilt, 11 b/w illustrations; light surface soil to top edges, light foxing to fore-edges, a fine copy.
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Book number: 22501
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BRIUSSOV, VALERI. TRANSLATED BY, MONTAGU, IVOR; NALBANDOV, SERGEI.
The Fiery Angel: A Sixteenth Century Romance.
London, Humphrey Toulmin, 1930. First edition in translation, Scarce, 8vo.,pp.392, beige cloth, black lettering; toned and lightly foxed to cloth and fore-edge, lightly soiled and foxed to endpapers and title, with occasional light foxing to margins, ownership autograph to front free endpaper, a good copy.
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Book number: 23641
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 82 US$ 92.91 | JP¥ 10340]
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BUDGE, SIR E. A. WALLIS.
George of Lydda: The Patron Saint of England. A Study of the Cultus of St. George in Ethiopia. Translations of the Ethiopic Texts As Found in the Manuscripts from Makdalâ Now in the British Museum and an Introduction.
London: Luzac and Co., 1930. First edition thus, limited to 250 copies, 8vo., pp.xviii,284, 13 b/w plates and 5 illustrations in the text, pictorial cloth, gilt, uncut; slightly sunned o/w a very good copy.
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Book number: 1695
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 263.25 US$ 298.64 | JP¥ 33237]
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BUSK, RACHEL HARRIET (ILLUSTRATED BY E.H. CORBOULD).
Patrañas; or Spanish Stories Legendary and Traditional.
London: Griffith and Farran, 1870. First edition, 8vo., pp.vii, 376 + 32 adverts, b/w illustrations throughout, decorative stamped green cloth, gilt; two small holes to front pastedown and marks from removal of bookplate?, small chip to front pastedown, tiny patch of wear to both head and tail of spine, overall a very good bright copy.
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Book number: 10024
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 64.5 US$ 73 | JP¥ 8125]
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CAMPBELL, J.F. ( UPDATED FOUR VOLUME SET WITH MUCH ADDITIONAL MATERIAL). TRANSCRIBED AND TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL GAELIC BY MACKAY, JOHN G. EDITED BY: WATSON, W.J.; MACLEAN, D.; ROSE, H.J.
Popular Tales of the West Highlands, Volumes One and Two: Orally Collected, with a Translation. More West Highland Tales, Volumes One and Two: Orally Collected by the Late J.F. Campbell. [4 Volume Set].
Edinburgh: Birlinn, 1994. New edition, 4 volumes, 8vo., pp.xvii,554; xiv,597; xxxix,521; xvi,383, b/w illustrations, pictorial wrappers; very good. The original publication represented only a small part of the collections built up by Campbell, in this edition leading scholars combined to continue the process of publication between 1940-60.
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Book number: 8204
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.75 US$ 59.73 | JP¥ 6647]
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DASENT, GEORGE WEBBE.
Popular Tales from the Norse. With an Introductory Essay on the Origin and Diffusion of Popular Tales.
Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1859. First edition, 8vo., pp.lxxxviii,432,7(publisher’s adverts), maroon cloth, gilt; from the library of the Royal Norwegian Embassy, with catalogue no. to spine and small ink stamp to title (o/w unmarked), spine sunned, partial sunning to front board, light wear to extremities, some cracking to inner hinges (mostly to the rear, o/w tight), superficial cracking to outer joints (not affecting tightness of binding), a good copy.
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Book number: 25132
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DAVIES, JONATHAN CEREDIG. PREFACE BY ALICE, COUNTESS AMHERST.
Folk-Lore of West and Mid-Wales.
Aberystwyth: at the “Welsh Gazette” offices, 1911. 8vo., pp.x,348, red cloth, gilt, frontispiece portrait of author; foxing to endpapers, partial sunning to cloth, an o/w clean, bright and very good copy.
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Book number: 17078
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 292.5 US$ 331.82 | JP¥ 36930]
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DONALDSON, BESS ALLEN.
The Wild Rue. A Study of Muhammadan Magic and Folklore in Iran.
London: Luzac and Co., 1938. First edition, 8vo., pp.216, brown cloth lettered in dark green, 6 b/w plates (including frontispiece); light partial foxing to free endpapers, small area of sunning to head and foot of spine, light rubbing to extremities, with rubbing to upper margin of front board, in patches, and staining to upper corner of rear board for apx.4x3cms, internally fresh and very good, a good(+) copy overall, in price-clipped dust-jacket, which has chipping to extremities, with light loss at head and foot of spine, two small closed tears with light creasing to margins, good+, and now in protective cover.
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Book number: 32359
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.75 US$ 192.46 | JP¥ 21420]
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EDITED BY GOMME, GEORGE LAURENCE.
The Gentleman’S Magazine Library - Dialect, Proverbs and Word-Lore. Being a Classified Collection of the Chief Contents of the Gentleman’S Magazine from 1731 to 1868.
London: Elliot Stock, 1884. 8vo., pp.xiv,352,(2)adverts, uncut and partially unopened, cream cloth, gilt; offsetting to endpapers, stitching is rather loose between p.145-160, worming to lower fore-margin towards end of volume affects rear paste-down endpaper to p.345 (without affecting text), surface soiling to pale cloth, a good+ copy.
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Book number: 17931
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.93 | JP¥ 1773]
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EDITED BY BONSER, WILFRID. COMPILED BY MATERIALS LEFT BY THE LATE STEPHENS, T.A.
Proverb Literature. A Bibliography of Works Relating to Proverbs.
London: for the F.L.S. by William Glaisher Ltd., 1930. 8vo., pp.496, terracotta cloth, gilt; withdrawn from the Folklore Society Library (stamps to paste-down endpaper and title page), labels to front board and to spine, an o.w very good copy.
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Book number: 23604
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EDITED BY SKEAT, REV. WALTER W.
Series B. Reprinted Glossaries. I. North of England Words; from ‘a Tour to the Caves,’ by J.H. ; 1871. II. Provincialisms of East Yorkshire; by Mr. Marshall; 1788. III. Provincialisms of East Norfolk; by Mr. Marshall; 1787. IV. Provincialisms of the Vale of Gloucester; by Mr. Marshall; 1789. V. Provincialisms of the Midland Counties; by Mr. Marshall; 1790. VI. Provincialisms of West Devonshire; by Mr. Marshall; 1796. VII. A Glossary of Words Used in the West Riding of Yorkshire; by Dr. Willan; 1811.
London: published for The English Dialect Society by N. Trubner & Co., 1873. 8vo., pp.vi,111, half publisher’s navy blue leather, gilt, textured blue cloth boards, red speckled edges; free endpapers toned, slight bowing to boards, rubbing to extremities, with wear to leather at lower corner of front board, light scuffs to leather, internally a clean, fresh copy, which is overall very good.
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Book number: 31503
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EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY, ROTTENSTEINER, FRANZ.
The Slaying of the Dragon: Modern Tales of the Playful Imagination.
San Diego, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984. First edition, 8vo.,pp. xv,303, hardcover, with navy cloth spine, gilt; a near-fine copy, in a very good unclipped pictorial dust-jacket, which is lightly rubbed to extremities.
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Book number: 30646
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 US$ 37.16 | JP¥ 4136]
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FRAZER, J.G.
The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead. Volume II: The Belief Among the Polynesians.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1922. First edition, 8vo., pp.ix,447,(4)adverts, uncut, green cloth, gilt, t.e.g.; light wear to extremities, cloth a little discoloured, contents clean and bright, a near-very good copy.
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Book number: 17927
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 66.36 | JP¥ 7386]
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FRAZER, J.G.
The Belief in Immortalty and the Worship of the Dead. Complete Set of Three Volumes: I: The Belief Among the Aborigines of Australia, the Torres Straits Islands, New Guinea and Melanesia; II: The Belief Among the Polynesians; III: The Belief Among the Micronesians.
Edinburgh: National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland, 1913;1922;1924. First edition, 3 volumes, 8vo., pp.xxi,495,(2);ix,447,(4);ix,326,(2), uncut, green cloth, gilt, t.e.g.; Sir Laurence Gomme’s bookplate to front paste-down endpaper of volume I, all volumes with offsetting to endpapers and with light scuffing to boards, sunning to spines of volumes II and III (gilt is bright), volume II also with crease to front upper corner, contents clean and bright throughout, this is a very good set.
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Book number: 17928
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TRANSLATED FROM THE ICELANDIC OF SNORRO STURLESON, WITH A PRELIMINARY DISSERTATION, BY LAING, SAMUEL.
Heimskringla; or, Chronicle of the Kings of Norway. In Three Volumes.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844. Three volumes, 8vo., pp.viii,485;399;393, half claret morocco, four raised bands, gilt, marbled boards, endpapers and edges; foxing to free endpaper versos and to prelim and end blanks, small ownership nameplate to front paste-down endpaper (all vols.), light uniform sunning to spines, rubbing to extremities, a very good, attractive set.
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Book number: 27642
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GLADDEN, WALTER. [AUTHOR’S PRESENTATION COPY.]
Cheshire Folk. Tales from the Cheshire Plain.
London: Heath Cranton Ltd., 1932. Small 8vo., red cloth lettered in black; author’s ink inscription to front free endpaper, light sunning and staining to cloth, small knock to fore-edge of rear board, overall very good. No dust-jacket.
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Book number: 17086
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HARDING, MIKE.
Folk Songs of Lancashire.
The Whitethorn Press, 1980. 4to., pp.108, pictorial spiral-bound wrappers, b/w illustrations; very good.
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Book number: 23222
GBP 14.95 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 19.84 | JP¥ 2208]
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HARTLAND, E.S. (F.S.A., PRESIDENT OF THE FOLKLORE SOCIETY).
Popular Studies in Mythology, Romance and Folklore, No. 7: Mythology and Folktales: Their Relation and Interpretation.
London, David Nutt, 1914. 12mo.,pp.53, printed wrappers; lightly rubbed and toned to wrappers, closed tear to foot of spine, annotation to margins, ownership autograph to front wrappers, o/w a very good copy.
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Book number: 25069
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.91 | JP¥ 2216]
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KIRK, ROBERT. (LANG, ANDREW)
The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Fairies. Or, a Treatise Displayeing the Chiefe Curiosities As They Are in Use Among Diverse of the People of Scotland to This Day; Singularities for the Most Part Peculiar to That Nation. A Subject Not Heretofore Discoursed of by Any of Our Writers... . . A Study in Folk-Lore and Psychical Research. The Text by Robert Kirk Ad 1691, the Comment by Andrew Lang.
London: David Nutt, 1893. First edition, limited to 550 copies, small 8vo., pp.lxv,92,2(adverts), uncut, original stiff card with printed pictorial wrappers; owner’s small nameplate to reverse of front card wrapper, 3 very light marks to front card wrapper, o/w a fine copy.
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Book number: 14077
GBP 395.00 [Appr.: EURO 462 US$ 524.28 | JP¥ 58350]
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MACCOLL, EWAN; SEEGER, PEGGY.
Till Doomsday in the Afternoon. The Folklore of a Family of Scots Travellers, the Stewarts of Blairgowrie.
Manchester University Press, 1986. 8vo., pp.xi,325, paperback; ownership blindstamp to half-title, light shelfwear to wrappers, small crease to upper margin of rear wrapper, else a very good, fresh copy.
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Book number: 32789
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MASEFIELD, JOHN.
St. George and the Dragon. A Speech for St. George’S Day, April 23rd, 1918. With: The War and the Future, Being Lectures Given in America, January to August, 1918.
London: William Heinemann, 1919. First edition, 12mo., pp.vii,104, blue cloth, gilt; free endpapers partially toned, small mark to both front endpapers and flat of dust-jacket, gilt to spine dulled, otherwise a very good copy, in unclipped dust-jacket which is lightly toned to spine and margins, else very good.
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Book number: 28355
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