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Image for Le Tao Sexuel, Un Manuel Chinois D'éducation Sexuelle Avec Une Postface De Jean Basile Et Trente Illustrations De Claude Bibeau ( Version Intégrale )

Le Tao Sexuel, Un Manuel Chinois D'éducation Sexuelle Avec Une Postface De Jean Basile Et Trente Illustrations De Claude Bibeau ( Version Intégrale )

By: N/A

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Montreal, Jean Basile:

Seller ID: Books007093


205 pages. No stated date of publication. Light foxing to edges; clean and unmarked with uncreased spine. profusely illustrated. Text is in French. View more info

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The Tolkien Papers. Ten papers prepared for the Tolkien festival at Mankato State College, Oct. 28 and 29, 1966

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Mankato State College: 1967

Seller ID: Books009019


100 pages. Privately bound hardcover in burgundy faux leather with titles in gilt to spine and original card covers retained; light wear. Foxing to endpapers, card covers and adjacent leaf; former owner's bookplate to front pastedown. No inscriptions. An uncommon survival from this early Tolkien conference. Cover title has: Mankato State College Studies, Volume II, Number 1: February 1967 AND: Mankato Studies In English Number 2. View more info

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Dynamics of the Self

By: Adler, Gerhard

Price: $45.50

Publisher: London, Coventure: 1979

Seller ID: Books009023


iii, 177 pages. Light wear to jacket, with small hole to front flap. No inscriptions; binding is sound. View more info

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Korean Folk Tales. Imps, Ghosts and Fairies

By: Bang, Im and Yi Ryuk; James S. Gale trs.

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London; New York, J. M. Dent; E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: Books011243


xi, 233 pages, with one leaf of adverts at rear. Considerable soiling to cloth. Top edge gilt. Personal bookplate to front pastedown. Offsetting to front and rear free endpaper and light foxing to adjacent leaves. binding is sound. Overseas shipping at cost: please inquire. View more info

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R. M. BUCKE Memorial Society Newsletter - Review [10 issues, plus conference publications]

By: Bucke, Richard Maurice; Thomas Merton, et al.

Price: $390.00

Publisher: Montreal, R.M. Bucke Memorial Society for the study of religious experience:

Seller ID: Books007306


A considerable trove of material from the R.M. Bucke Memorial Society for the study of religious experience ~ addressing many aspects of "Cosmic Consciousness". 14 items in all. 1. One leaf "McGill News Flashback" article; Feb, 1965. Double sided, with photo of Richard Maurice Bucke in Walt Whitman attire at Muskoka, Ontario. 2. Ten issues of the Memorial Society Newsletter - Review. Lacking Vol. I, No. 2; else a complete run. Cutting-edge articles by wor... View more info

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The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran. Their Cults, Customs, Magic Legends, and Folklore

By: Drower, E.S.

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill: 1962

Seller ID: Books011156


xxvi, 438 pages. Edges dusty, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; light foxing to endpapers. Binding sound; no inscriptions. View more info

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Mitra-Varuna: An Essay on Two Indo-European Representations of Sovereignty

By: Dumézil, Georges

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Zone Books: 1988

Seller ID: Books011105


189pp. previous owner's bookplate to inside front cover View more info

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The Gods of the Ancient Northmen (UCLA Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology. Publications III )

By: Dumézil, Georges

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1973

Seller ID: Books011107


xlvi, 157pp. small stain to fore edge only, tiny amount of silverfish damage to dust jacket. Edited and translated by Einar Haugen. Introduction by C. Scott Littleton and Udo Strutynnski View more info

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Grimm's Goblins. Selected from the Household Stories of the Brothers Grimm

By: Grimm Brothers [Jacob, Wilhelm]

Price: $422.50

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields.: 1867

Seller ID: Books009891


111 pages, and 7 chromolithograph plates after designs by Cruikshank [complete]. Title-page in red and brown. Publisher's cloth bordered in blind, with gilt to front and spine. Spine professionally rebacked, retaining the full title [half inch loss of original panel at head and foot] and original brown slate endpapers. Christmas 1867 gift inscription in pencil to second front endpaper. Some leaves stained/smudged. Uncommon US edition. View more info

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The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. III (Ottawa Mediaeval Texts and Studies)

By: Henry J. Stauffenberg, ed.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Ottawa, University of Ottawa Press: 1985

Seller ID: Books007926


xx, colour frontispiece, 241 pages. Clean and unmarked with no creasing to spine. View more info

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The Were-Wolf

By: Housman, Clemence

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London; Chicago, John Lane / Bodley Head; Way and Williams: 1896

Seller ID: Books011185


123 pages and six plates as called for. Frontispiece tissue guarded, thereafter each plate with titled full-paper guard (not tissue). Light rubbing, soiling to cloth. Personal bookplate to front pastedown and to front free endpaper. Light foxing to first few and final few leaves. View more info

Village Songs of Western India: Translations from Tukaram

By: Hoyland, John S.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: London, Allenson: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books006170


86 pages plus ad at rear for An Indian Peasant Mystic. A clean, unmarked volume, with chipping to edges of jacket. Please see scans for translator's foreword. View more info

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Black Spirit: The Way of the Crow

By: Lacey, Laurie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Pub Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books011017


98pp. signed by author to title page View more info

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Dogrib Legends Handbook Books 1 - 6

By: MacDiarmid, J.A.

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Yellowknife, NWT, Department of Education, Northwest Territories: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011449


54 pages, slight dog earring to corners View more info

Image for Arthurian Chronicles represented by Wace and Layamon

Arthurian Chronicles represented by Wace and Layamon

By: Mason, Eugene (trans. by); intro. by Lucy Allen Paton

Price: $32.50

Publisher: London and New York, J.M. Dent & Co. and E.P. Dutton & Co.:

Seller ID: Books010175


no date, xx, 264pp. View more info

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Myth and Law Among the Indo-Europeans (Publications of the UCLA Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology, 1)

By: Puhvel, Jaan (edited by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011146


x, 276pp. Dustjacket worn and damp stained to rear panel, bottom 1 1/2' lower right corner of text block has high water mark not affecting text. Previous owner's book plate to inside front cover. View more info

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Quel Tell?

By: Stunzi, Lilly

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Lausanne - Paris, Payot: 1973

Seller ID: Books000532


340pp Extensively illustrated in colour and black and white. Dossier iconographique de Lilly Stunzi. Textes de Alfred Berchtold, Manfred Hoppe, Ricco Labhardt, J.R. de Salis, Leo Schelbert. Text in French. View more info

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Die Glasernen Turme Von Atlantis: Erinnerungen an Megalith-Europa

By: Tributsch, Helmut

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Ullstein: 1986

Seller ID: Books007353


319 pages plus photo plates. Text in German. Minor spotting to spine and covers; else clean and unmarked with uncreased spine. Embellished with line drawings and photographs in colour. View more info

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Seaside and Fireside Fairies

By: Wister, A. L.

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Ashmead & Evans: 1864

Seller ID: Books009686


292 pages, frontispiece and two plates within. Purple cloth with gilt to spine. Considerable staining to cloth; interior dampstained, smudged and with pencil scribbles to a few leaves. Binding remains sound, though the gathering from page 81-96 is loose at the upper end. Bookseller's blind embossed oval stamp to first white endpaper: John Sheaffer North Queen Street Lancaster PA. Not pretty, but a servicable copy of this uncommon fairy book translated from the German of ... View more info