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Ethnology in Folklore [Modern Science Series IV]

By: Gomme, George Laurence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041502

ISBN: B0719QDDL7

Condition: Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, Modern Science Series cartouche on upper front cover corner. Chipped w/ approx. 1/4" loss at spine extremities, mild surface rubbing. ix,203,[10] pp. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Handbook of Folklore [Publications of the Folklore Society XX (1887)]

By: Gomme, George Laurence (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, David Nutt for the Folklore Society: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041503

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in black. Modest shelf wear, mildly rubbed spine extremities and corners. Firm binding, clean interior. vii,193 pp., folding "Tabulation of Folk-Tales" plate at p. 177, numerous rear blanks. View more info

Reminiscences of Leo Nicolayevitch Tolstoi

By: Gorky, Maxim; S. S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf (transl.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press: 1920

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 042268

Condition: Good


Plain, unprinted cardstock wraps, with flaps of original purple mottled dust jacket still affixed inside covers, DJ otherwise lacking. Front board and first signature loose, rear board detached, binding exposed (should be rebacked or rebound), otherwise only mild handling wear. Closed triangular tear along binding fold of title page and translators' note, neatly mended with archival tape. Stated 2nd edition: Nov. 1920. 78 pp. View more info

Hatha-Yoga: An Advanced Method of Physical Education and Concentration

By: Goswami, Shyam Sundar; Elis Berven (fwd.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, L. N. Fowler and Co., Ltd.: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 036662

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear with rubbed corners and spine extremities, minor spotting to cover cloth. Firm binding, clean interior, with some toning to text block edges. 221 pp., 108 b&w illus. Scarce early issue, stated 2nd edition (1963); originally issued in 1959. View more info

The Hermitage Journals: A Diary Kept While Working on the Biography of Thomas Merton

By: Griffin, John Howard; Conger Beasley, Jr. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kansas City and New York, Andrews and McMeel, Inc.: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042323

ISBN: 0836239091

Condition: Very Good


Light olive-tan cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in green. Former owner's signature/date and annotation on front flyleaf, a few instances of underlining through p. 15, unmarked thereafter. Pictorial dust jacket shows vertical crease to front flap, three closed tears and associated crease to upper rear panel, now in mylar. xvi,231 pp. View more info

Catholics and the American Revolution [Volume III]

By: Griffin, Martin I. J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Self-Published: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009180

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled edges, top edge in gilt. Minor soiling, rubbed spine extremities, call label on lower spine panel. Several stamps from monastery library, otherwise unmarked. Volume III [3] only, No. 490 of 1,000. [xiii],400 pp., with list of 502 patrons at front. View more info

The Original Jesus: The Buddhist Sources of Christianity

By: Gruber, Elmar R., and Holger Kersten

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shaftesbury, Dorset, England, Element Books Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 043757

ISBN: 1852308354

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Brand new, as issued. x,274 pp. 1st softcover edition. View more info

Asiatic Mythology: A Detailed Description and Explanation of the Mythologies of All the Great Nations of Asia

By: Hackin, J., Clement Huart, Raymonde Linossier, H. de Wilman-Grabowska, Charles-Henri Marchal, Henri Maspero, Serge Eliseev; Paul-Louis Couchoud (intro.); F. M. Atkinson (transl.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1932

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 041695

ISBN: B001MSGGR0

Condition: VG+


Moss green buckram, lettered in gilt. Mildly sunned along spine panel and over portions of both covers, with a few minor surface marks to cover cloth. Text block edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior. First American edition, from British plates. 460 pp., copiously illustrated w/ 15 color plates, 354 other illus. A highly influential publication on its initial release, the gold-standard on Eastern mythology until the work of Joseph Campbell and others supplanted it. View more info

Asiatic Mythology: A Detailed Description and Explanation of the Mythologies of All the Great Nations of Asia

By: Hackin, J., et al.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026932

ISBN: 0517132257

Condition: Near Fine


Brown 1/4 cloth, red-orange paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slight shelf wear, lacking front flyleaf but otherwise fully intact, with firm, square binding. Dust jacket shows light rubbing to edges. 460 pp., 16 color plates, 354 illus. View more info

The Elements of Sufism

By: Haeri, Shaykh Fadhlalla

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Shaftesbury, Dorset; Rockport, MA; Melbourne, Element Books Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: MYTH0072

ISBN: 1862040737

Condition: As New


1997 ptg. [x],118 pp. As issued. View more info

Mystery, Magic, and Medicine: The Rise of Medicine from Superstition to Science

By: Haggard, Howard W.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026015

Condition: Good-VG


Brown paper covered boards. Rebacked with brown cloth tape. Rubbed/exposed corners, mild shelf wear. 192 pp., illus. Acceptable reading/reference copy. View more info

Folklore Studies: Ancient and Modern

By: Halliday, W. R.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co. Ltd.: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041459

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Dampstaining along fore-edge of each cover extends 1/2" to 1" onto cover, otherwise only light shelf wear, with slight sunning to spine panel. Firm binding, clean interior. xvii,172 pp. View more info

Greek and Roman Folklore [Our Debt to Greece and Rome]

By: Halliday, William Reginald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrup and Co. Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041617

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge in gilt. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. xi,154,[5] pp. Illus. book plate mounted on front fixed pastedown, with offsetting onto adjacent flyleaf, toned rear flyleaf. Minor foxing to a few early leaves, blindstamp to main title. View more info

The Sign and the Seal: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant

By: Hancock, Graham

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Touchstone/Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006732

ISBN: 0671865412

Condition: Near Fine


600 pp., illus. Essentially as issued; remainder mark on bottom text block edge, slightly toned. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

The Epic Songs of Russia

By: Hapgood, Isabel Florence; J. W. Mackail (intro.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd.: 1915

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041642

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in black, deckled text block edges. Light shelf wear. xxix,282,[2] pp. Still unopened (uncut) along fore-edge. Gray paper dust jacket is mildly rubbed along edges, with slight chipping at head of spine, toned spine panel with vintage price sticker mounted on it, now in mylar. 1st edition thus, of this (new) edition w/ intro.; originally issued 1886. View more info

The Fathers of the German Reformed Church in Europe and America [Volume IV (4)]

By: Harbaugh, Rev. Henry; Rev. D. Y. Heisler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, J. M. Westhaeffer: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016366

Condition: Near Fine


Dark brown cloth, bordered in blind, spine panel lettered in gilt. Very slight shelf wear. Notably well preserved. 504 pp. Interior slightly toned but fully intact. Continued by Heisler after Harbaugh's death. View more info

The Fathers of the German Reformed Church in Europe and America [Volume IV (4)]

By: Harbaugh, Rev. Henry; Rev. D. Y. Heisler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, J. M. Westhaeffer: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024299

Condition: VG-


Dark brown cloth, bordered in blind, spine panel lettered in gilt. 504 pp. Cloth rubbed and somewhat chipped at spine extremities, with exposure at corners, but fundamentally sound. Interior slightly toned but fully intact, with firm binding. Continued by Heisler after Harbaugh's death. View more info

Wisdom Texts from Qumran

By: Harrington, Daniel J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and New York, Routledge: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR426

ISBN: 0415139074

Condition: Fine


As issued. [x],117 pp. View more info

Thomas Merton, Monk: A Monastic Tribute

By: Hart, Brother Patrick (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Sheed and Ward: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042327

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in copper foil. Slight foxing to text block edges, otherwise nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket is mildly foxed along spine panel and adjacent to front flap fold, with light wear to edges, now in mylar. x,11-230 pp., tipped-in color frontis., b&w illus. View more info

English Fairy and Other Folk Tales [Camelot Series]

By: Hartland, Edwin Sidney (editor, intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041614

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, paper title label mounted on upper spine, deckled text block edges. xxvi,282,[8] pp. Minor shelf wear, title label toned with surface rubbing. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner James D. Stephens' signature (dated 1895) on front flyleaf. Undated, with intro. dated 1890, likely first edition. View more info

The Science of Fairy Tales: An Inquiry into Fairy Mythology

By: Hartland, Edwin Sidney; A. A. Milne (intro.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co. Ltd.: 1925

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 041586

Condition: VG+


Royal blue cloth, lettered in gilt. 2nd edition (first by Methuen): 1925; originally issued 1890. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, spine panel cloth a bit darkened by age. xii,372,8 pp., publisher's catalog at rear. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Sigtuna Foundation

By: Hartman, Olov

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, SCM Press Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018300

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, gray wraps. 54 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Former owner signature in pencil on upper front cover, slightly thumbed. View more info

The Essential Gay Mystics

By: Harvey, Andrew (editor, intro.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026547

ISBN: 0062509055

Condition: Fine


Dark blue and tan paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. x,290 pp. View more info

Peoples of the Buddhist World [A Christian Prayer Guide]

By: Hattaway, Paul

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Carlisle, UK, Waynesboro, GA, and Pasadena, CA, Piquant Editions Ltd./Authentic Media/William Carey Library: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040830

ISBN: 0878083618

Condition: Near Fine


SOFTCOVER. Stiff color pictorial wraps. Mere hints of shelf wear, slight soiling to lower text block fore-edge, otherwise essentially as issued. xxvi,454 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

Peoples of the Buddhist World [A Christian Prayer Guide]

By: Hattaway, Paul

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Carlisle, UK, Waynesboro, GA, and Pasadena, CA, Piquant Editions Ltd./Authentic Media/William Carey Library: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040831

ISBN: 0878083618

Condition: Fine


SOFTCOVER. Stiff color pictorial wraps. Mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. xxvi,454 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info