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  • GROVE, Frederick Philip [Felix Paul Greve]
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 4304
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  • CREIGHTON, Helen, editor
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42060
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  • 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: Softcover

    Book ID: 50521
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  • JENNESS, D. (Diamond Jenness)
    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: Softcover

    Book ID: 43132
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  • FRAZER, James George, Sir
    FOLK-LORE IN THE OLD TESTAMENT: studies in comparative religion legend and law. Abridged edition

    London: Macmillan, 1923. Blue cloth. pp [2], xxx, 476, 4, ads. Slight rubbing to spine ends; tidy ink name at front; page edges tanned, light yellowing to endpapers; trimmed portions of front and rear panels of jacket laid in; a VG clean and unworn copy. Contains a new two page author Preface to this first printing of the abridged edition. First edition was in three volumes in 1918. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50729
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  • MONTELL, William Lynwood
    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: 709
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  • RATTRAY, R.Sutherland
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38939
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  • Legault, Rolland
    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: Softcover

    Book ID: 47587
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  • ROGERS, Grace McLeod
    STORIES OF THE LAND OF EVANGELINE.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1923. First of this illustrated edition, second edition overall. 8vo, blue decorated cloth stamped to spine and front cover in gilt. Grey-blue on stiff yellowish paper pictorial endpapers. (342), [2] pp. Frontispiece illustration and illustrated title page on text paper, numerous vignette illustrations in text. Spine lightly rubbed and ends, gilt a bit dulled; ink name and address inside front cover; VG jacketless copy otherwise. A collection of Acadian folklore dealing with the early days of the French in Nova Scotia, this is a revised edition of a text originally published in 1891. Handsome binding, endpaper, and text illustrations by important Canadian artists J.E.H. MacDonald and his son Thoreau MacDonald. Edison E8 : "Design by…

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    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1923. First of this illustrated edition, second edition overall. 8vo, blue decorated cloth stamped to spine and front cover in gilt. Grey-blue on stiff yellowish paper pictorial endpapers. (342), [2] pp. Frontispiece illustration and illustrated title page on text paper, numerous vignette illustrations in text. Spine lightly rubbed and ends, gilt a bit dulled; ink name and address inside front cover; VG jacketless copy otherwise. A collection of Acadian folklore dealing with the early days of the French in Nova Scotia, this is a revised edition of a text originally published in 1891. Handsome binding, endpaper, and text illustrations by important Canadian artists J.E.H. MacDonald and his son Thoreau MacDonald. Edison E8 : "Design by J.E.H. MacDonald. Lettering , frontispiece figure, and some drawings by TM [Thoreau MacDonald]". Spadoni & Donnelly McClelland & Stewart bibliography #737.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41746
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  • Greenhill, Pauline
    True Poetry: Traditional and Popular Verse in Ontario

    Edition: First printing

    Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989. Blue cloth. pp xvi, 230, [2]. 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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49314
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