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KI-DU (LE CHIEN NOIR)
No author listed.
Stock no. 2128621
Published by Imagerie D'Epinal-Pellering & Cie. Very good condition.

Paperwraps. Serie A. colb Only 10 pages in length. Some corner creasing.
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PEASANT CUSTOMS AND SAVAGE MYTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard M. Dorson.
Stock no. 2126469
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Selections from the British Folklorists. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks.
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THE COOL RIDE IN THE SKY
Written by Diane Wolkstein. Illustrated by Paul Galdone.
Stock no. 1814296
Published by World's Work. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An adaption of the tale 'Straighten Up and Fly Right'. A sly buzzard entices one animal after another into taking a "cool ride" with him. Then the monkey, wanting to protect his friends, devises a plan to force the buzzard to "straighten up and fly right." Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0437860205. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.
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THE PRINCES' GIFTS
Written by John Yeoman. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1507572
Published by Pavilion. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A rich collection of folklore from China, Iraq, Portugal, Romania, Norway, America etc. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 92 pages. ISBN: 1857938798. Slight wear to bottom edges of covers. A couple of small indents to rear cover. Security label stuck to rear pastedown. Small blue line to margin of page 26. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn.
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NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by R.C. Armour.
Stock no. 1507119
Published by Gibbings & Company Limited. 1st 1905. Slightly better than good condition.

Folklore and Legends. Red cloth with gilt vignette to front, gilt titles and decoration to spine. 7.25 x 5". 32 tales. 16 b/w plates. 192 pages. Spine bumped with nicks to cloth at ends, also browned. Corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby with a few marks and some uneven fading/darkening. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Ink spot affects margins of pages 97- 116, some more than others. A few other small marks to contents. Some light browning and foxing.
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TALES OF THE DERVISHES
Written by Idries Shah.
Stock no. 1507113
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Teaching-stories of the Sufi Masters over the past thousand years. Selected from the Sufi classics, from oral tradition, from unpublished manuscripts and schools of Sufi teaching in many countries. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Red illustration to endpapers. 222 pages. Spine lightly bumped. A couple of light marks to front cover. Very light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small chips. Panels lightly scuffed.
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TALES FROM THE BAZAARS
Written by Amina Shah.
Stock no. 1507039
Published by The Octagon Press. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A treasury of traditional folklore compiled from many of the author's favourite folk tales, gathered from Central Asia and India, Arabia, Europe, and the Americas. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine. 327 pages. ISBN: 0863040845. SIGNED by author, with dedication, on title page. Top of spine and lower front corner bumped. A couple of light marks and a little foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn, small pencil line to rear panel.
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REMEMBERING THE YEAR OF THE FRENCH; IRISH FOLK HISTORY AND SOCIAL MEMORY
Written by Guy Beiner.
Stock no. 1810907
Published by University of Wisconsin Press. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

Moving deftly between the study of historical events - the failed French invasion of the West of Ireland in 1798 - and folkloric representations of those events. Cardwraps. Uncorrected Page Proof. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0299218244. Light creasing to covers. Text block slightly grubby. Light creasing to prelims.
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PASSING THE TIME
Written by Henry Glassie.
Stock no. 1605549
Published by The O'Brien Press Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Folklore and History of an Ulster Community. B/w photos and illustrations. 852 pages. ISBN: 0862780152. Corner creasing to a few pages. Wrapper is faded to spine and has a few tiny edge chips.
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THE HOODEN HORSE AN EAST KENT CHRISTMAS CUSTOM
Written by Percy Maylam.
Stock no. 815214
1st 1909. Very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. xv and 124 pages. 303 copies privately printed. Covers lightly scuffed. Top and tail of spine a little worn. Inscription in coloured pencil to front endpaper. One or two margin marks but generally a nice copy.
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FOLKLORE BELGE
Written by Henri Liebrecht.
Stock no. 683760
Published by Cote D'Or. Very good condition.

Quelques traditions et coutumes. Large format. Brown cloth spine, colour pictorial front board. Comprises 125 tipped-in colour cards. Text in French. Published to celebrate the 100,000,000 packet of Cote D'or Belgian chocolate. Corners lightly rubbed. Small hole to half-title. Includes separate paper slip with explanation of publication.
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THE RUSSIAN FOLK THEATRE
Written by Elizabeth A. Warner.
Stock no. 989590
Published by Mouton. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition.

Chapters on Ritual and non-ritual drama, puppet theatre and the folk actor and his art. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 257 pages includes index. ISBN: 9027933251. Ex-lib. Stamp and label to front endpaper. Library number to spine. Stamp to edge of textblock else contents near fine.
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