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Tribal Myths of Orissa [Specimens of the Oral Literature of Middle India]

By: Elwin, Verrier

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041539

ISBN: B0012GI15C

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth, lettered in red. Text block edges a bit toned by age, cover cloth with a few slight foxing spots, otherwise nearly as issued. Signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on front flyleaf. lv,700 pp. Dust jacket is mildly toned along spine panel, with slight soiling, 3/4" closed tear at head of rear joint, now in mylar. View more info

Kabbalah: The Way of the Jewish Mystic

By: Epstein, Perle; Edward Hoffman (fwd.)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1998

Seller ID: 006832

ISBN: 0760710449

Condition: Fine


xviii,171 pp. 3rd ptg. this edition. Originally published 1978. As issued. View more info

Tibet's Great Yogi Milarepa: A Biography from the Tibetan, Being the Jetsun-Kahbum or Biographical History of Jetsun-Milarepa, According to the Late Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English Rendering

By: Evans-Wentz, W. Y. (editor)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 023452

Condition: Very Good


Red stiff paper wraps. 2nd ptg. of (this) 2nd edition: 1969. Minor shelf wear, lightly creased along front joint, slight binding lean original to issue. Annotations in pencil on half-title and a few instances of scattered underlining, also in pencil. View more info

The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation, or the Method of Realizing Nirvana Through Knowing the Mind

By: Evans-Wentz, W. Y. (editor); Carl G. Jung (commentary)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 033011

ISBN: 0195002938

Condition: Good


Stiff illus. wraps. 25th ptg. Dampstaining along fore-edge/margins of a portion of text block, cosmetic only. Firm, uncreased binding, otherwise clean interior. lxiv,261 pp., illus. View more info

Folklore from Nova Scotia [Memoirs of the American Folklore Society Vol. XXIV (1931)]

By: Fauset, Arthur Huff

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. E. Stechert & Co. for American Folklore Society: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041547

ISBN: B0026QT6G0

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. xxii,204 pp. View more info

Folk Tales from Portugal

By: Feinstein, Alan S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ and London, A. S. Barnes & Co./Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011645

ISBN: 0498010317

Condition: Fine


102 pp., illus. Tan cloth, as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket, virtually as issued, newly Brodarted. Immaculate interior. View more info

Folk Tales from Persia

By: Feinstein, Alan S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ and London, A. S. Barnes & Co./Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011649

ISBN: 0498068463

Condition: Fine


100 pp., illus. White cloth, as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket, virtually as issued, newly Brodarted. Immaculate interior. View more info

Folk Tales from Persia

By: Feinstein, Alan S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ and London, A. S. Barnes & Co./Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011650

ISBN: 0498068463

Condition: Fine


100 pp., illus. White cloth, as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket, virtually as issued, newly Brodarted. Immaculate interior. View more info

Signs and Symbols in Christian Art, with Illustrations from Paintings of the Renaissance

By: Ferguson, George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, A. Zwemmer Ltd.: 1954

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028279

Condition: VG+


Light blue buckram, lettered in gilt. 2nd edition: 1955. Minor shelf wear, spine panel a bit sunned, text block edges with minor age toning. xiv,346 pp., 15 color tipped-in plates, 96 b&w plates, additional figures in text. Large format edition, fully illustrated. View more info

The Image of Christ

By: Finaldi, Gabriele; Neil MacGregor (intro.); Susanna Avery-Quash, Erika Langmuir, Neil MacGregor, Alexander Sturgis (essays)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, National Gallery Co. Ltd.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043991

ISBN: 0300083653

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, French flaps, square format. As issued. Catalog to accompany 2000 National Gallery exhibition. 224 pp., illus. in color. View more info

Ancient Ballads Traditionally Sung in New England from the Flanders Ballad Collection, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont - Vol. I Child Ballads 1-51 + Vol. II Child Ballads 53-93

By: Flanders, Helen Hartness (editor); Tristram P. Coffin (critical analysis); Bruno Nettl (music annotations)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041461

Condition: Near Fine


Volumes I and II (of 4), uniformly bound in burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Both volumes show only slight shelf wear, slight toning to text block edges. Dust jackets show several closed edge tears, mild surface rubbing, Vol. II with thin strip of loss at head of spine, now in mylar. 344 + xi,7-320 pp. (complete, pagination as given). View more info

The Story of Paradise

By: Ford, Julian

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, H & B Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYTH0014

ISBN: 0950637122

Condition: Fine


vii,165 pp. As issued. Scarce. View more info

God In My Corner: A Spiritual Memoir [SIGNED]

By: Foreman, George, with Abraham, Ken

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 037636

ISBN: 0849920280

Condition: Fine


Gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Signed by author in black sharpie on publisher's book plate mounted on front flyleaf, full signature, no inscription or date. [iv],219 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Hermits: The Insights of Solitude

By: France, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Griffin: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029951

ISBN: 0312194633

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Light shelf wear, nearly as issued. xvi,240 pp. View more info

Encounter on the Narrow Ridge: A Life of Martin Buber

By: Friedman, Maurice

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Paragon House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009076

ISBN: 1557784531

Condition: Fine


xi,496 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. As issued. View more info

The Power and Secret of the Jesuits

By: Fulop-Miller, Rene [René Fülöp-Miller]; F. S. Flint and D. F. Tait (transl.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1930

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 032764

Condition: Fine


Brown textured cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight shelf wear, slight foxing along top margin of the first several leaves, otherwise virtually as issued. Very scarce illus. dust jacket shows foxing spots along front flap fold and front joint as well as over portions of rear panel, edge wear with several closed tears and minor chipping, now in archival mylar. (Note that DJ shows Star Books imprint at heel of spine, suggesting this copy to be publisher's overstock, remaindered and issued with a new jacket.) xiv,523 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Heaven [SIGNED]

By: Fulton, Rev. Charles A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, American Baptist Publication Society: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031138

Condition: Good


Tan wraps, lettered in black, lilac ribbon binding. Moderate shelf wear, covers separated along binding fold, front cover partially detached but holding. Modestly soiled covers with mild edge/corner creasing. [24] pp. Interior paginated by hand, otherwise unmarked, with light soiling to title page. Signed by author on title page. Very scarce in any form, and surely one of the few surviving signed copies. View more info

The Life of Little Saint Placid

By: Gallois, Mother Genevieve; Marcelle Auclair (fwd.); Monks of Mount Saviour Monastery (transl.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045629

ISBN: B0006AUIUG

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered/illus. in ivory. 15 pp. + main text unpaginated, illus. throughout. Modest spotting to cloth along spine panel, top edges/turn-ins, and to portions of upper front cover, otherwise as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows a few slight nicks along top front edge, otherwise nearly as issued. Exceptionally scarce original hardcover edition with minor faults. View more info

The Religions of the People in Sixteenth-Century Champagne

By: Galpern, A. N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Class: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006641

ISBN: 0674758366

Condition: Fine


Dark gray cloth. [x],242 pp. As issued. Formerly housed in noncirculating religious library, book itself unmarked and without wear, dust jacket with call label on lower spine panel, with remnants of another sticker and a bit of surface paper loss; jacket's spine panel is also lightly sunned. Scarce. View more info

Rumi and Islam: Selections from His Stories, Poems, and Discourses, Annotated and Explained

By: Gamard, Ibrahim; Rumi

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Woodstock, VT, Skylight Paths Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016326

ISBN: 1594730024

Condition: Fine


Remainder mark on bottom text block edge, else as issued. xxvi,206 pp. View more info

Genesis of the Grail Kings: The Explosive Story of Genetic Cloning and the Ancient Bloodline of Jesus

By: Gardner, Laurence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, MA, Fair Winds Press: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006613

ISBN: 1931412936

Condition: As New


xiii + 386 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. As issued. View more info

The Shadow of Solomon: The Lost Secret of the Freemasons Revealed

By: Gardner, Laurence

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, HarperElement: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: GR521

ISBN: 0007207611

Condition: Fine


Color illus. wraps. Faint remainder mark on bottom text block edge, otherwise as issued. xxiii,456 pp., illus. w/ color plates, additional b&w illus. View more info

Born Is He, The Child Divine: Images of the Christ in Art

By: Gelber, Amy

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Todtri Productions Ltd.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031276

ISBN: 1577170385

Condition: Fine


Laminated color pictorial boards. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 128 pp., illus. w/ 81 color plates. Brand new, giftable. View more info

Pennsylvania German Wills (Gilbert) / Humorous Tales (ed. Barba) [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XV (1950)]

By: Gilbert, Russell Wieder; Preston A. Barba

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015167

ISBN: B00I0JVDUE

Condition: Fine


Glazed linen, illus. and lettered in red, with deckled text block edges. v,141 pp., illus. w/ decorative capitals, head- and tail-pieces. Fine, as issued, mostly unopened. Two feature articles, also fwd., 1950 in PA German history, necrology, 1950 annual meeting, officers. View more info

Pennsylvania German Wills (Gilbert) / Humorous Tales (ed. Barba) [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XV (15)]

By: Gilbert, Russell Wieder; Preston A. Barba

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029997

ISBN: B00I0JVDUE

Condition: Near Fine


Glazed linen, illus. and lettered in red, with deckled text block edges. v,141 pp., illus. w/ decorative capitals, head- and tail-pieces. Cloth slightly soiled; interior clean and unmarked. Two feature articles, also fwd., 1950 in PA German history, necrology, 1950 annual meeting, officers. View more info