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Hoein' the Short Rows (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of North Texas Press: 1987-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-3-1800

ISBN: 0870742566

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Yellow Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 238 pages, 9 1/4" tall. Like new. DJ in protective mylar cover. Light wear on corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Texas Folklore Society Publication XLVII. Chapters include recollections of religious mores in Staples, Texas, growing up in Bosque County, Texas, revival meetings in Lone Grove, Texas, Frio Canyon hog drive, Santa Rita rig, poetry by cowboys and common folk, Texas Baptistry Paintings, Customizing Pickups, Lingo fo the Espee, celebrations of the dead in Spanish Southwest, Mexican Lime Kilns in West Texas, Cockfighting, hog dro... View more info

First Polish Americans: Silesian Settlements in Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1979-04-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-4-1930

ISBN: 0890960607

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. DJ is rubbed chipped and has insect holes on fold of flap. Book is clean and binding is tight.Established in south-central Texas in the 1850's by immigrants from the region of Upper Silesia in Poland, to this day those settlements of their regional folk culture, much of which has since disappeared in Europe. Back and white photographs. View more info

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The Folk Remedy Encyclopedia: Olive Oil, Vinegar, Honey and 1,001 Other Home Remedies

By: Beasley, Maurine Hoffman; FC&A Publishing

Price: $20.00

Publisher: FC&A Publishing: 2002-04-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1626

ISBN: 1890957577

Condition: Used: Like New


Unread.Stated First printingA guide to sensible, do-it-yourself treatments. Read about herbal remedies, ancient healing secrets, and other natural ways to fight illness. View more info

Folklore and the sea, (The American maritime library)

By: Beck, Horace Palmer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Published for the Marine Historical Association, Mystic Seaport, by Wesleyan University Press: 1973-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-5-1940

ISBN: 0819540625

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket is poor and missing large pieces. Blue cloth hardcover has light soiling on outside page edges. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.These are the stories, the legends, the tales which, in the oral tradition, form the lore of the sea by which people live and have lived for generations, the lore still current among the folk of the English speaking world. View more info

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THE WORD ON THE BRAZOS: Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas SIGNED

By: Brewer, J. Mason; Ralph White, Jr. [Illustrator]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1953-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-2-1816

Condition: Collectible: Good


Signed by author on Half title page without inscription. First Edition. Red cloth hardcover some light cloth deterioration. Endpaper and paper on the front inside board have some insect damage. Overall inside pages are clean and binding is tight."A unique contribution to folklore, it is believed to be the first volume of humorous religious folktales of the American Negro ever published." Forward by J. Frank Dobie. View more info

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Grandes Maestros Del Arte Popular Mexicano (Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art)

By: Candida Fernandez De Calderon

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Fomento Cultural Banamex: 1998-01-01

Seller ID: 55-5-54

ISBN: 9687009802

Condition: Collectible: Like New


New condition. Spanish edition. Shrink wrap opened to check the edition. Second edition, third reprint.Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art From the Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex is a representative sampling of the works made by the men and women who continue to devote their lives to the creation of high quality artistic objects. These objects are strongly rooted in the communities of their making, and thus help to elucidate the variety and vitality of the Mexican people. Developed over time, and rich in Mexican tradition, the pieces provide insights into both daily life and more etherea... View more info

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Frida de Frida/ Frida's Frida (Spanish Edition)

By: Casanova, Rosa; Pomar, Maria Teresa; Comisarenco, Dina; Conde, Teresa Del; Franco, Maria Teresa

Price: $500.00

Publisher: FOMENTO CULTURAL BANAMEX: 2007-10-10

Seller ID: 55-5-1507

ISBN: 9685234655

Condition: New


New. New. Shrink wrap only opened for photographing. Deluxe slipcase. Gilt page edges. Slipcase edges are a black moire silk and the book is covered in a red moire silk.Beautiful decorative pages where there would be a blank page. They have the same floral theme as the slipcase but are one color(red or white) with the gold flower outline.Written in Spanish.Includes photographs of her life and art.Produced during the celebration of the centenary of the birth of one of the most representative and influential people of Mexico , this book reflects the extraordinary creativity that characterized Fr... View more info

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Mexican Mural Renaissance, The: 1920-1925

By: Charlot, Jean

Price: $70.00

Publisher: YALE University Press: 1963-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-1-1344

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dustjacket is rubbed chipped and has a couple of pieces missing from the toe and heel of the jacket. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Sunfading on spine.40 Photo Plts, Orange Hardback, Gilt and Brn title. One of the aftermaths of the Mexican Revolution was a rebirth of mural painting, and Jean Charlot was among the handful of artists who evolved the new idiom and endowed it with a style specifically Mexican. He has now written a history of the first five years of the movement, fortifying his memory of people and events by extensive research in privat... View more info

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Little folk's stories from Dickens: The most charming portrayals of child-character from the immortal works of Charles Dickens

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: s.n.]: 1898-01-01

Seller ID: 2-4-12

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Cover has rubbing, edge wear, soiling, bumped corners and wear to the board. Cloth spine is almost completely gone, especially on back cover. Pages tanned. Gift inscription and date written on back endpaper. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Illustrated with original drawings with color frontis. Includes Little Nell, Little Dorrit, Trotty Veck and Meg, Tiny Tim, Little Dombey, The Runaway Couple, Poor Jo. Stories from The Curiosity Shop, Little Dorrit, The Chimes, Christmas Carol, Dombey and Son The Holly Tree Inn and Bleak House. View more info

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Folk Art in Texas (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Francis Edward Abernethy [Editor]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Southern Methodist Univ Pr: 1985-09-01

Seller ID: 4-4-982

ISBN: 0870742108

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dust jacket has rubbing, chipping and edgewear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The fourty-fifth publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a tribute to Texas' sesquicentennial birthday in 1986 and attendant celebrations. Everything from tatoos to murals to spurs to low riders & more. View more info

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Brian Froud's Faeries' Tales

By: Froud, Brian; Froud, Wendy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2014-09-16

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-5-1521

ISBN: 1419713868

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by both authors on half title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.In Brian Froud's Faeries' Tales, readers encounter individual faeries, each with a story to uncover, as told by the faeries themselves. Many of the stories are familiar to humans, but the true story is told by the faeries. Similar to the Trolls fragments, the faeries' tales are coupled with portraits and interspersed with drawings and studies of the mysterious and enchanting folk who travel back and forth between the human world and theirs. View more info

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What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man

By: Garfunkel, Art

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2017-09-26

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-1-1707

ISBN: 0385352476

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated First Edition. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.From the golden haired, curly headed half of Simon and Garfunkel, a memoir (of sorts) moving, lyrical impressions, interspersed throughout a narrative, punctuated by poetry, musings, lists of resonant books loved and admired, revealing a life and the making of a musician, that show us, as well, the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life long friendship and of a collaboration that became the most successful singing duo in the roiling age that embraced, and was defin... View more info

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Favorite Stories Old and New: Revised and Enlarged Edition

By: GRUENBERG, Sidonie Matsner (selected)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1955-01-01

Seller ID: 3-5130525001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Orange cloth cover with pictures from stories in the book. Cover has some rubbing and black marks. No markings on inside. A collection of short fun stories of a large variety of types. Chapters include: Real children and real things, Stories about animals, Stories of make-believe, Fairy tales, Folk tales, Myths and fables, Bible stories, Tales of laughter. Line drawings in black and white. View more info

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Conrad's Magic Flight Level 5

By: Hazel Gertrude Kinscella

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln: The University Publishing Company, 1939: 1939-01-01

Seller ID: 3-5-921

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Like new. Corners lightly bumped and pages lightly yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Stories in music appreciation. Human-interest stories of the boyhood and youth of famous composers, the history of the beginnings of music, folk song and dance, and a fairyland of opera, where you learn about many characters in the great operas. Textbook. View more info

Frida Kahlo: An Illustrated Life

By: Hesse, María; Obejas, Achy [Translator]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2018-09-04

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: 77-3-8

ISBN: 1477317287

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Still in shrink wrap.One of the most important artists of the twentieth century and an icon of courageous womanhood, Frida Kahlo lives on in the public imagination, where her popularity shows no signs of waning. She is renowned for both her paintings and her personal story, which were equally filled with pain and anguish, celebration and life. Thousands of words, including her own, have been written about Kahlo, but only one previous biography has recorded her fascinating, difficult life. Frida Kahlo by María Hesse offers a highly unique way of getting to know the artist by presenting her lif... View more info

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New England Bean-Pot: American Folk Stories to Read and Tell

By: Jagendorf, M.; Botkin, B. A. (intro.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E. M. Hale: 1948-01-01

Edition: 6th

Seller ID: 55-1-1802

Condition: Used: Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and price clipped. Private note written on endpaper about being entered into a district speech contest in 1969. Embossed personal library stamp on title page. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.This is a collection of short folk stories told and retold in the New England states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. They involve witches or accusations of witchcraft, appearances of the devil, hauntings, traveling the ocean for fishing or commerce and examples of... View more info

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Grandma Moses

By: Kallir, Otto

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New American Library: 1973-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-5-1800

ISBN: 045179981X

Condition: Used: Good


First edition. No dust jacket. cover is rubbed, soiled, corners worn to the board and bent. Cracked hinges so binding is loose. Gaps between sections of pages at spine but still attached. Yellowing on page edges. Inside pages are clean.Previous owner's book plate and embossed stamp on endpaper.Highly illustrated. Book measures 12" by 13" by 1 3/4".253 large illustrations, including 135 in color, plus 1203 documentary illustrations to the Catalogue of the Works. 357pp. Grandma Moses remains a unique figure in American folk art; she did not begin her career until her seventies and pr... View more info

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American Folk Painting.

By: Mary Black and Jean Lipman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-900

Condition: Collectible: Good


First edition. Good/ Poor. Dust jacket is poor. It is torn and taped back together and is missing pieces. The dust jacket flaps have been glued to the inside boards. A few small stains in the book but overall the inside pages are clean and binding is tight. 86 plates in color, 146 illustrations in black and white. This is the most comprehensive book ever published about the charming and enduringly interesting art of self taught American painter who worked in small towns and country side. Includes an Index. Contains artist such as: John White, John Durand, Joseph Badger, Winthrop Chandler, Jos... View more info

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Folk laughter on the American frontier by Boatright, Mody Coggin

By: Mody Coggin Boatright

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 961

Condition: Used: Very Good


Stated first printing but shows other printings, Tan Cloth Hardcover, 182 pages, 8 1/4" tall. A couple of small marks on the cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Filled with anecdotes and folklore, including many examples of the lively styles of journalism, including some jim-dandy words coined in the west, such as: absqatulated, combobbolate, exflunctify, flumex and others. This is not a joke book but is filled with phrases, anecdotes and speech patterns unique to the west. View more info

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The New Trail Native American School Anthology 1953

By: N/a

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Phoenix Indian School: 1953

Seller ID: 000625

Condition: Very Good


Printed at the Phoenix Indian School, 1953, revised, Tan card cover with large motif, printed on varying colored paper, 184 pages, 10" tall, 5000 copies August 1953. Includes a foreword by Otis J. Morgans, and introductions by Lloyd Henri New, Willeto B. Antonio, and Glenn C. Lundeen. An anthology of writings by Native American students at the Phoenix Indian School, including poetry, prose, songs, drawings, drawn from the traditions of the Papago, Pima, Maricopa, Colorado River tribes, Apache, Hopi, and Navajo Nations. Printed at the Phoenix Indian School. 6 laid in pictures done by the... View more info