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1 Cajun And Creole Folktales Collected And Annotated: The French Oral Tradition Of South Louisiana.
s Softcover. Brand new book. 
296 pages, 10 halftone photographs, bibliography, index. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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2 The Crane Wife.
Chester Creek Press, Chestertown: 2004. Limited Edition of 30 copies. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The Crane Wife is a traditional Japanese folk tale. This version was written and illustrated by the printer. Printed by letterpress on Hahnemule Gutenberg paper. Case bound in paste paper covered boards. 5-1/2 x 6 inches. 
Price: 237.50 USD
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3 ABRAHAMS, ROGER D. Deep Down In The Jungle: Negro Narrative Folklore From The Streets Of Philadelphia.
Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago: 1970. 0202010911 First Revised Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
A fine collection and study of Afro-American folklore. Index included. 
Price: 61.75 USD
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4 ABRAHAMS, ROGER D. (EDITOR). Afro-american Folktales: Stories From Black Traditions In The New World.
Pantheon Books, New York: 1985. 0394728858 / 9780394728858 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 8.79 USD
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5 ADDISON, JOSEPHINE; WINKFIELD, DIANA (ILLUSTRATED BY). Love Potions: A Book Of Charms And Omens.
Salem House, Topsfield, MA: 1987. 0881622400 / 9780881622409 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This fascinating book contains a wealth of romantic folklore and superstition, from charms for attracting lovers and lucky signs to watch out for on the wedding day, to ways of ensuring that you live. 
Price: 15.68 USD
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6 ARMSTRONG, EDWARD A. The Folklore Of Birds: An Enquiry Into The Origin & Distribution Of Some Magico-religious Traditions.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1959. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and faded. 
As far back as modern man can be traced on this planet, the bird has been associated with supernatural powers. Edward Armstrong, who is both a foremost British naturalist and a skilled folklorist, has examined this corpus of ancient bird beliefs. His results indicate a curious cult of bird lore that once extended across Europe and Asia. Includes an index. 
Price: 210.43 USD
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7 ARROWSMITH, NANCY; MOORSE, GEORGE. Field Guide To The Little People.
Hill and Wang, New York: 1977. 0809044501 / 9780809044504 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 22.33 USD
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8 ASHLEY, LEONARD R. N. The Wonderful World Of Superstition, Prophecy And Luck.
Dembner Books, New York: 1984. 0934878331 / 9780934878333 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A survey of beliefs and practices, which are traceable, for the most part, to primitve and other symbolic origins and expressions. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.49 USD
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9 AWDE, NICHOLAS (EDITOR). Treasury Of Indian Love Poems And Proverbs.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781806704 / 9780781806701 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Includes over 100 poems and proverbs of love from the languages of India, with side-by-side English translations. 
Price: 11.35 USD
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10 AWDE, NICHOLAS. Treasury Of African Love Poems And Proverbs.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781804833 / 9780781804837 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Selection of songs and sayings from numerous African languages including Swahili, Yoruba, Berber, Zulu and Amharic. 
Price: 11.35 USD
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11 BACKSTEIN, KAREN (RETOLD BY); MITRA, ANNIE (ILLUSTRATIONS). The Blind Men And The Elephant.
Scholastic Inc., New York: 1992. 0590458132 / 9780590458139 Thirty-seventh Printing. Hello Reader! - Level 3 Series. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A retelling of the fable from India about six blind men who each get a limited understanding of what an elephant is by feeling one part of it. 
Price: 1.90 USD
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12 BARING-GOULD, SABINE; HARDY, EDWARD (EDITOR). Curious Myths Of The Middle Ages.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1978. 0195200780 / 9780195200782 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is torn on the back. 
Superbly outlines the basic myths themselves, while providing a highly rational and non-biased discussion upon their origins, relevance, and truthfulness. 
Price: 46.79 USD
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13 BENEDICT, RUTH (EDITOR). The Journal Of American Folk-lore: July - September, 1936.
American Folk-Lore Society, New York: 1936. First Edition. Vol. 49 No. 193. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Includes "Hispanic Version of the Tale of the Corpse Many Times 'Killed'" by Aurelio M. Espinosa, "Pennsylvania German Folk Medicine in Waterloo County, Ontario" by J. Frederick Doering, "Some Fusions in Missouri Ballads" by Frances M. Barbour, "Songs of the Cumberlands" by Bess Alice Owens, and "Game-Songs from Southern Indiana" by Paul G. Brewster. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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14 BOTKIN, B. A. (EDITOR). A Treasury Of New England Folklore: Stories, Ballads, And Traditions Of Yankee Folk.
Bonanza Books, New York: 1965. 0517109182 / 9780517109182 Revised Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
These are Yankees- the salty, shrewd, thrifty, ingenious, laconic, crotchy, pixilated, god-fearing people of New England. These are the customs they preserved and the traditions they treasure, the stories they tell and the songs they sing. Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.59 USD
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15 BRANYON, RICHARD A (EDITOR). Treasury Of Roman Love Poems Quotations And Proverbs.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781803098 / 9780781803090 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Includes works by Cicero, Ovid and Horace. 
Price: 11.35 USD
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16 BRANYON, RICHARD A (TRANSLATOR AND EDITOR). Treasury Of French Love Poems Quotations And Proverbs - Volume 2.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 0781809304 / 9780781809306 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
This collection of French love poems, quotations, and proverbs reflects a culture deeply affected by the affairs of the heart. Subjects such as lust, betrayal, true love, marriage, and obsession are explored in 25 poems and over 100 proverbs and quotations. The text includes the original French with side-by-side translation. 
Price: 11.35 USD
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17 BRIGGS, KATHERINE M. A Dictionary Of British Folk-tales In The English Language Incorporating The F. J. Norton Collection, Part B: Folk Legends Volumes 1 & 2.
Indiana University Press, Bloomington & London: 1971. 0253317185 / 9780253317186 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. DJ for Volume 2 has chips and tears. 
A collection of fairy tales, nursery tales, folk tales and fables from the sceptred Isle. Comprehensive and fascinating reading. Volume 1 ISBN is 0253317177 and Volume 2 ISBN is 0253317185. 
Price: 178.60 USD
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18 BRUN, SAMUEL JACQUES. Tales Of Languedoc From The South Of France.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 1999. 0781807158 / 9780781807159 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
First published a century ago in 1899, these 9 stories had been passed down through generations of Samuel Jacques Brun's family, each narrator adding his or her own personality to the tales. The stories are lively and fast-paced, taking the reader on adventures through ancient castles and villages, painting a charming picture of Provencal life and scenery. This masterful collection of folk tales from the south of France have been handed down through the generations of the author's family. They were originally published by Macmillan a century ago, and Hippocrene Books is pleased to bring the collection back into print for today's readers, with an introduction by Harriet W. Preston. Thirty-three beautiful black and white illustrations bring magic, life and spirit to these charming Provencal tales, including "My Grandfather's Tour of France," "A Blind Man's Story," and "The Marriage of Monsieur Arcanvel." Children and adults alike will be delighted with the adventures in this volume. 
Price: 13.97 USD
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19 BRUNVAND, JAN HAROLD. Folklore: A Study And Research Guide.
St. Martin's Press, New York: 1976. First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
Theories, documentaries and analysis of the phenomenon of folklore throughout the ages. Index Included. 
Price: 16.15 USD
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20 BRUNVAND, JAN HAROLD. The Study Of American Folklore.
W. W. Norton, New York: 1968. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has a slight nick. 

Price: 9.26 USD
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