- Tag = Folklore & mythology
1001 NACHT. Aus der von Felix Paul Greve Besorgtenvollstandigen Ausgabe und in Vier Banden Herausgegeben von Paul Ernst.
Leipzig: Insel, 1911. Four volumes. Variant binding of publisher's brown leather with gilt decorated spine, top edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon markers bound in. (iv), (497), (3); (iv), (472); (iv), (449), (3); (iv), (503), (1) pp. Minor cover rubbing; some inner hinges cracked; else a VG set A selection from DIE ERZAHLUNGEN AUS DEN TAUSEND UND EIN NACHTEN (12 vols., 1907-08), Grove / Greve's translation of Burton's editon, and the first complete edition in German. This selection also came in brown leather with gilt top edges. "Frederick Philip Grove", as he called himself when he immigrated to Canada, left behind in Germany a literary career which he failed to mention in his "autobiography" IN SEARCH OF MYSELF. 2.5 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 4304More details Price: USD $200.00 USD $180.00
BLUENOSE MAGIC. Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia.
Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1970. Second printing (first was in 1968). Black boards. x, 297, (1) pp. Fine copy, no owner names. Jacket has small rubbed and creased tears at head of spine, small chip to rear panel, VG otherwise.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 42060More details Price: USD $20.00 USD $18.00
CANADIAN FOLKLORE CANADIEN
(Toronto): Folklore Studies Association of Canada, 1979. Volume 1, nos. 1 & 2, of the Journal. Card covers. pp (2), (98). Text in French and English. VG. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 50521More details Price: USD $8.95 USD $8.06
ESKIMO STRING FIGURES (Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18, Volume XIII: Eskimo Folk-lore, Part B.)
Edition: First printing
Ottawa: F.A. Acland, King's Printer, 1924. Tall octavo. pp 192. 227 figures in text. Front copy has a chip to lower inner corner; splits to spine folds neatly repaired; else a VG clean, tight, unworn and uncreased copy, no owner names.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 43132More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
GHOSTS ALONG THE CUMBERLAND. Deathlore in the Kentucky Foothills. Photographs by Mike Morse
Edition: First edition.
Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1975. Black & white pictorial cloth. (xvi), 240 pp + photos. Remainder stripes to lower edge; remainder spray to top page edges; former owner's ink inscription; else fine in lightly used jacket.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 709More details Price: USD $10.00 USD $9.00
HAUSA FOLK- LORE, CUSTOMS, PROVERBS, ETC. Collected and transliterated with English translation and notes. With a preface by R.R. Marett. In two volumes
Edition: First paperbound edition
Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, 1913. Two volumes, octavo, rebound in dark green cloth, spine gilt lettered with crown device. pp xxiv, (328); (326) + frontispiece in each volume and 2 further plates in Vol. II. Many reproductions in text. Text in Hausa and English. Covers bowed,, yellowing to endpapers and page edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn pair. Scarce in original edition. 2.5 kg parcel
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 38939More details Price: USD $175.00 USD $157.50
Le chien noir : légendes de chez nous, histoires de chez nous
Montréal: Lumen, 1947. Card covers. 154 p. ; 20 cm. A little leaned, spine lightly yellowed, three tan spots to front cover, VG otherwise. This was Canadian scholar and frequent reviewer of French-Canadian literature W.E. Collin's copy. It has his catalogue card laid in. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 47587More details Price: USD $17.95 USD $16.16
True Poetry: Traditional and Popular Verse in Ontario
Edition: First printing
Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989. Blue cloth. pp xvi, 230, . Index. Fine in jacket. " Focusing on the importance of traditional and popular poetry for the poets, the presenters, and the local audience, Greenhill examines the activity of creating and using poetry in a community context. She gives numerous examples of Ontario folk verse, among them twenty-one poems about Canadian runner Terry Fox, whose battle with cancer inspired many folk poets. True Poetry pioneers the examination of folk poetry in Canada and adds to a limited body of scholarship on the topic. It will be of interest to anyone concerned with Canadian society, traditional folklore, and popular culture."
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 49314More details Price: USD $17.95 USD $16.16