• Topic: Myth & Folklore

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Privately Printed, 2013.

Crisp, clean pages except for handling prints on the top and right edges of the book; square, uncreased spine; there is a thin line of laminate bubbling along the left front, a small bump with concentric surface wrinkling at the spine head, a little peel at each of the free... more

Price: $8.00

Iowa City: Kalevala Books, 1993.

Crisp, clean pages except for tiny spots of foxing at one corner of the table of contents; square, uncreased spine; soft cover bears some surface rubbing and short, thin scratches front and back, modest shelfwear around the edges, and tiny folds and chips at corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent.... more

Price: $30.00

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925.

Publication undated, but a printed postscript on the dedication page is dated 1925, and a gift bookplate on the front endpaper is dated 1926. Apart from the bookplate and a spot of removed adhesive on the front endpaper, a little mild toning through the margins, and a clear drip spot... more

Price: $20.00

Paris: Flammarion, 1993.

Language: French. Pages crisp and clean except for a short blue smudge at the upper right edge of the book; spine square and uncreased; soft cover bears moderate fading along the spine, a square of abrasion at the right rear and a spot of surface wear at the top rear... more

Price: $9.50

London: The Folio Society, 2005.

Crisp, bright, and clean; no owners' marks; tiny spots of rubbing at two free corners and one at the spine head. Slipcase shows gentle dust smudging and a short, closed surface tear along one side of the closed end, otherwise well-kept. One-quarter leather with beautifully ink and gilt ornamented brown... more

Price: $65.00

New York: The Modern Library, 1964.

1964 printing. Crisp, bright pages, though with a modest storage odor; no owners' marks; square, secure binding, full (style G6) red cloth cover showing only very light corner rubbing; dust jacket shows foxing across the upper and right rear and along foreedges, small tears at the bottom rear corners, a... more

Price: $24.00

California Folklore Society, 1978.

Clean and bright, with no owners' marks; binding square, spine uncreased, soft cover gently faded along the spine and rubbed at corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent. 102pp. Articles include "Occupational Folklife: A Theoretical Hypothesis" by Robert S. McCarl, Jr.; "Characteristics of Occupational Narrative" by Jack Santino; "Industrial Lore: A... more

Price: $8.50

Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.

Crisp, bright pages; no owners' marks; spine bears some reading creases, but binding remains square and secure; soft cover curls modestly outward along the right front edge and bears a short crease at the right front, a longer, diagonal crease at the left rear, and mild rubbing at corners and... more

Price: $38.95

AMS Press, 1974.

Language: German. A reprint of the Metzlersche edition of 1925. No dustjacket. Crisp, bright, and clean; no owners' marks; except for light shelf rubbing at the corners of the hard cover, as new. ... more

Price: $5.00

Reutlingen: Ensslin & Laiblin Verlag, 1964.

Language: German. Copyright date 1924, but a later printing. Pages clean except for a prior owner's name at the first page and a little light foxing at the lower foreedge; binding square and secure, full blue cloth cover lightly tapped at the bottom right front, slightly softened at the spine... more

Price: $14.00

New York: The Modern Library, 1950.

Modern Library No. 166. No date given. Crisp, clean pages (including Kent endpapers) except for gentle toning in the margins and some fading to the green topstain; no owners' marks; binding square and secure, full gray Toledano 8 showing only some dimming of the foilstamping and mild softening and rubbing... more

Price: $18.00

Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1998.

Signed and dated by the author at the title page with no named recipient or dedicatee. Crisp, clean pages; square, secure binding; hard cover shows softening at the spine ends, gentle taps at the top corners, and modest shelf rubbing at corners and spine ends; jacket shows small creases around... more

Price: $58.95

Ketton Publishing, 1993.

Crisp, clean pages; no owners' marks; saddle-stapled binding is clean and secure; soft cover shows tanning over the spine, a short pressure mark at the lower left rear, and light corner rubbing, otherwise excellent. 39pp., illustrated. ... more

Price: $14.00

The Modern Library, 1957.

Crisp, clean pages show only gentle toning in the margins; no owners' marks; square, secure binding, full red linen style 8 cover only modestly shelf-rubbed at spine ends. Dust jacket (style i) bears short scuffs at either side near the spine head, a few small surface chips farther down along... more

Price: $20.00

Western Michigan University, 1999.

Pages crisp and clean; spine square and uncreased; soft cover only gently rubbed at corners and around spine ends, otherwise excellent. 142pp. ... more

Price: $7.00

Spring Journal Books, 2005.

Clean, bright pages; no owners' marks; there is a long, but gentle bend across the upper right front and light rubbing at spine ends, otherwise excellent. ... more

Price: $12.00

Spring Journal Books, 2005.

Crisp, clean pages; square, uncreased spine; soft cover shows a short, if deep, scratch at the left front and a bump with accompanying wrinkles at the spine heel as well as modest shelfwear at the corners, otherwise excellent. ... more

Price: $12.00

Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.

Pages crisp and clean except for a bookplate on the back of the front free endpaper, scattered dust spotting on the outside edges of the pageblock, and just a little toning at the endpapers. Binding is square, mildly relaxed but secure; green cloth cover shows non-intrusive moisture staining at the... more

Price: $75.00

Phoenix Publishers, 1997.

Languages: Tugen (a dialect of Kalenjin) and English. Pages crisp and clean, with no owners' markings; saddle-stapled binding is secure; minor wear to the corners of the soft cover and very light handling prints on the back cover, otherwise lovely. v, 46pp. ... more

Price: $4.50

Comhairle Bhéaloideas Éireann, 1980.

Language: Irish. Pages crisp and clean except for moderate toning in the outer margins and along the right edge of the fold-out map at the end; binding square and secure, hard cover only moderately rubbed at corners and spine ends. Jacket has a pair of long folds across the upper... more

Price: $36.95

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