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Folk-lore Being the Quarterly Transactions of the Folk-lore Society  Volume LXIII March 1952
1 Folk-lore Being the Quarterly Transactions of the Folk-lore Society Volume LXIII March 1952
London William Glaisher 1952 Paper Wrappers Good 
64pp, illustrated 2 plates, several small nicks along the edge of covers, moderate staining to covers, heavy foxing to 6 pages, serviceable copy. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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2 Lady in the Picture: Chinese Folklore
Bejing Chinese Literature Press 1995 750710088x / 9787507100884 Second Printing Paper Wrappers Very Good 
249pp, light creasing to covers caused by method of binding. overall neat clean copy 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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3 Romany Life and Customs: Paultons Romany Museum
Ower, Romsey Paulton Park 1990 Paper Wrappers Fine 
24pp, illustrated in colour and black and white. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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4 The Morris Tradition. A Brief Look at the Morris Traditions of England
Paper Wrappers Very Good 
no publication details given, circa 1990, not paginated, 25pp, inclduing colour illustrations, ownership label on front inside cover, faint mark to margin of second page, overall bright clean copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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5 Anonymous: The Symbolic Meaning of the Story of King Arthur,
King Arthur's Hall, Tintagel Hard Back Very Good 
not dated cirac 1930, viii, 78pp, illustrated 22pp, gilt decorative motif to front board, foxing to foredge, minor wear to boards. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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6 BASFORD (Kathleen) The Green Man
Ipswich D. S. Brewer 1978 0859910245 / 9780859910248 Hard Back Very Good Good 
128pp, illustrated 95 plates, ther are a couple of underlinings in pencil which can be removed, the dustm wrapper is slightly chipped and the lamination is starting to peel away in a couple of places along edge of dust wrapper, overall a good sound copy scarce in this hardback edition. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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7 Bradley, Josephine In Pursuit of the Unicorn
California Pomegranate 1981 0917556097 / 9780917556098 Hard Back Very Good With Slip Case 
not paginated,110pp including fine colour illustrations, gilt decorated cover and gilt decorated slip case. three pages suffer noticeable foxing, the last page, the blank reverse to an illustration by Susan Seddon Boulet and the margins of illustration by Jay Burch, otherwise occasional light spots, couple of the glossy pages show finger marks, also small patch of rubbing on front end page where old price has been rubbed out, boards are bright and clean, slip case has minor rubbing to edges and a small dent to edge but generally very good condition. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Hobgoblin & Sweet Puck : Fairy Names & Natures, Edwards, Gillian
8 Edwards, Gillian Hobgoblin & Sweet Puck : Fairy Names & Natures
London Geoffrey Bles 1974 0713807105 / 9780713807103 Hard Back Very Good Very Good 
229pp, top edge cover faded, corners bumped, dust wrapper has scratch on back panel, minor soiling and miniscule loss to bottom back corner. neat clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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9 Folklore Society Folklore: Volume 79, Autumn 1968
London Folklore Society 1968 Paper Wrappers Good 
161-240pp, illustrated 1 plate and 1 map, slight loss to top of spine and bottom of spine is frayed with couple of small tears, one of the essays listed on front cover is marked with two small ink stars, text bright and clean, binding firm overall good sound copy. Articles include ''Pull Out Your Purse and Pay': A St. George Mumming from the British West Indies', 'Some Function of Narrative in Yorkshire', 'Mother-Daughter Relationship Patterns in the Hindu Joint Family: A Study Based Upon the Analysis of the Bhojpuri Folksongs of India', 'A note on Medea's Plant and the Mandrake'. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 Folklore Society Folklore: Volume 80 Winter 1969
London Folklore Society 1969 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
241-330pp plus index of vii pages covering whole volume 80, minor creasing to bottom edge of cover, overall neat clean copy. Articles include 'The Folklore of the Motor-Car', 'The Asvamedha or Indian Horse Sacrifice', 'The Irish Charms in Northern England', 'Folk Elements in 19th Century Puritanism', 'Reflections on the Legend of Wayland the Smith', 
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11 Folklore Society Folklore: Volume 81 Autumn 1970
London Folklore Society 1970 Paper Wrappers Good 
161-240pp, illustrated 2 plates, minor markings to covers, spine cocked, light foxing to foredge, overall good sound copy. Articles include M. H. Goonatilleka 'Mime, Mask and Satire in Kolam of Ceylon', E. B. Lyle 'The Teind to Hell in Tam Lin', Raymond J. Clark 'A Classical Foundation-Legend in Newfoundland', Marijane Osborn 'The Finnsburg Raven and Gudrinc Astah', B. Socha-Borzestowski 'A Note on the Folk-Art of Cassubia', Lucile Armstrong 'Fire-Walking at San Pedro Manrique'. A. Gardner-Medwin 'The Wren Hunt Song' 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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12 Folklore Society Folklore: Volume 83 Summer 1972
London Folklore Society 1972 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
89-175pp, minor creasing to edge of covers and couple of small nicks where cover overlaps the pages, also minor patch of rubbing to back cover, overall neat clean copy. Articles include, S. F. Sanderson 'Folklore Materials in the English Dialect Survey, 1972', Raymond J. Cormier, 'Tradition and Sources: The Jackson-Loomis Controversy Re-Examined', Beatrice White ' A Persistent Paradox', Karl P. Wentersdorf 'The Element of Witchcraft in the Scarlet Letter', 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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13 Folklore Society Folklore: Volume 83 Autumn 1972
London Folklore Society 1972 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
177-264pp minor creasing to bottom edge of cover, overall neat clean copy. Articles include John Andrew Boyle 'Turkish and Mongol Shamanism in the Middle Ages', K.M. Briggs 'Folklore in Nineteenth-Century English Literature', Martin Puhvel 'The Deicidal Otherworld Weapon in Celtic and Germanic Mythic Tradition'. G. F. Dalton 'Kings Dying on Tuesday', E. E. Evans-Pritchard 'Zande String Figures', k. Palmer 'Punkies', Herbert Joseph 'Volsa Pattr. A Literary Remnant of a Phallic Cult' 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 Folklore Society Folklore: Volume 83 Winter1972
London Folklore Society 1972 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
265-357pp, also includes vipp of index to cover whole of the volume 83, minor creasing to bottom edge of cover and several small nicks where the covers overalap the pages, overall neat clean copy. Articles include K. M. Briggs 'Possible Mythological Motifs in English Folktales', Elmer G. Suhr 'The Maerchen and the Eclipse', D. E. Mills 'Medieval Japanese Tales, part 1', Gregory Gizlis, 'Historical Event into Song: The Use of Cultural Perceptual Style' David Summers 'Living Legends in Romania', Lucile Armstrong 'The Verdiales Festival in Malaga (Spain)'. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 Folklore Society Folklore: Volume 86 Spring 1975
London Folklore Society 1975 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
72pp, moderate scratch mark to cover, minor creasing to edge of covers, faint foxing to foredge, overall neat clean copy. Articles include 'The King in Disguise' by Elizabeth Walsh, 'Black Britain' by Venetia Newall, 'Early Exchanges on Oral Tradition' by Ruth Michaelis-Jena, 'Further Notes on Wedding Customs in Industry' by C.P. Monger. Volume 86 first part. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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16 Folklore Society Folklore: Volume 86 Summer 1975
London Folklore Society 1975 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
73-144pp, minor creasing to edge of covers, small tear to foot of spine, faint foxing to foredge, overall neat clean copy. Articles include 'Folklore and Literature' by H.R.Ellis Davidson, 'The Origin of the Sea Bishop" by Russell, 'Folktales of the Non-Bantu in Southern Africa' by Sigrid Schmidt, 'As I was Going to St.Ives' by C. B. Williams Volume 86 second part 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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17 Harries (Elizabeth Wanning) Twice Upon a Time: Women Writers and the History of the Fairy Tale
Princeton Princeton University Press 2001 0691074445 / 9780691074443 Hard Back Fine Fine 
216pp, with dust wrapper, bright clean copy with no markings or annotations. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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18 HULME (F. Edward): Proverb Lore: Many Sayings, Wise and Otherwise, Gleaned From Many Sources,
London Elliot Stock 1902 Hard Back Good + 
viii, 269pp, decorative motif on front board, corner rubbed & bumped, top & tail of spine bumped & frayed, foxing mainly light but occasionaly on the heavy side. A fsacinating work on the history & provenance of proverbs. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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19 JONES-BARKER (Doris) Old Hertfordshire Calendar
London Phillimore 1974 0850330301 Hard Back Very Good + Very Good + 
xvii+325pp, illustrated line drawings, top edge of back panel of dust wrapper show some creasing, alos very light soiling to back panel, a bright clean copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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20 KILLIP (Kathleen) Twisting the Rope & Other Folktales from the Isle of Man
London Hodder & Stoughton 1980 Hard Back Fine Near Fine Christopher Quaile 
143pp, publsiher's file copy, & stamped thus on title page, smal tear & slight creasing to bottom corner front facing dust wrapper. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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