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LEARNING FROM THINGS: METHOD AND THEORY OF MATERIAL CULTURE STUDIES
Written by W. David Kingery.
Stock no. 1826224
Published by Smithsonian Institution. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A collection of 18 essays linking material culture studies with art history and the history of technology, as well as with archaeology, anthropology, cultural geography, folklore studies, and other fields that use material evidence. Grey cloth spine, black paper boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 1560986077. Text block slightly grubby. Light vertical crease to prelims. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased to front flap, has the remains of label to rear panel and is lightly scuffed.
TALES, TRADITIONS AND FOLKLORE OF IRELAND'S TREES
Written by Ben Simon.
Stock no. 2140403
Published by The Forest Of Belfast. 1ST 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Square format. Black boards with silver titles. B/w and colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780955158353. Light bumping to spine and corners. Pale page edge browning.
Square format. Black boards with silver titles. B/w and colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780955158353. Some bumping/knocks to spine and corners. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased and has remains of two sticky labels to rear panel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.