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A Treasury of Irish Folklore, Colum, Padraic (Editor)
1 A Treasury of Irish Folklore
Colum, Padraic (Editor)
New York Crown Publishers, Inc. 1954 First Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by Padraic Colum, in original unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with darker green lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight trace of soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (faint water stain to top text block edges), with clean endpapers. Signed "Padraic Colum" on front free endpaper; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 620 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The stories, traditions, legends, humor, wisdom, ballads and songs of the Irish people. 027478

Price: 50.00 USD
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2 The Saintmaker's Christmas Eve
Horgan, Paul
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Turquoise boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to board edges, slight bump to one board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 112 pgs. Illustrations by the author. Dustjacket has clean bright front panel, faint water stains to white rear panel, slight edge wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A dramatic fable of human nature and the divine in the Upper Rio Grande country of 150 years ago by the author of "Great River", "One Red Rose for Christmas". 6-1/2 x 9". Christmas. 011138

Price: 20.00 USD
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Black Cameos, Kennedy, R. Emmet
3 Black Cameos
Kennedy, R. Emmet
New York Albert & Charles Boni 1924 First Hardcover Near Fine 
Clean decorated binding, green cloth boards with black decoration and lettering, front and rear flaps of dust jacket laid in. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations and decorations by Edward Larocque Tinker. 210 pages. Negro folk song, music and stories gathered from author's life in Louisiana. 028355

Price: 35.00 USD
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Animals, Men and Myths, Lewinsohn, Richard
4 Animals, Men and Myths
Lewinsohn, Richard
New York Harper & Brothers 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 422 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight fading to spine, some edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An informative and entertaining history of man and the animals around him. 8vo. Animals. 011907

Price: 15.00 USD
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Myths of the Rhine, Saintine, X. B.
5 Myths of the Rhine
Saintine, X. B.
New York Scribner, Armstrong and Company 1875 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Gustave Dore, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American binding - Clean dark green silk cloth boards with gold and black lettering and grapevines on cover, gold lettering, grapevines and fox on spine. Smooth, dark green endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates; very small embossed previous owner name near top edge of title page. Some wear to corners and spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with gilt page edges all around. Translated from the French of X. B. Saintine by Prof. M. Schele De Vere, LL.D. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. Protected with removable mylar sleeve. 025328

Price: 165.00 USD
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Touching the Fire: Buffalo Dancers, the Sky Bundle, and Other Tales, Welsch, Roger
6 Touching the Fire: Buffalo Dancers, the Sky Bundle, and Other Tales
Welsch, Roger
New York Villard Books 1992 0-679-40887-8 / 9780679408871 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. Clean dust jacket has tiny shadow from sticker on top right corner, mere hint of spine fade, hint of wear at top spine edge. Not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Native American. 012231

Price: 15.00 USD
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