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Les Rites des L'Initiation au Basutoland

By: Laydevant, F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mazenrod, Basutoland, The Social Centre: 1951

Seller ID: 23267


Reprint. Folio (32.5 cm), pp. 29. Brown and white paper wrappers. Double-sided typewritten pages, in French. Former owner's name inside cover. Light edge wear and sunning. One of two monographs written by the Catholic missionary. View more info

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Les Rites des L'Initiation au Basutoland

By: Laydevant, F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mazenrod, Basutoland, The Social Centre: 1951

Seller ID: 23266


Reprint. Folio (32.5 cm), pp. 29. Brown and white paper wrappers. Double-sided typewritten pages, in French. Former owner's name on front cover. Sunning around edges. One of two monographs written by the Catholic missionary. View more info

Violence and Piety in Spanish Folklore

By: Mitchell, J. Timothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 12015


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 220. Brown boards with gilt titling. Belonged to author Terry Tempest Williams, whose name is on the free front endpaper, with notations in her handwriting on the rear free endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Sagen, Marchen und Gebrauche aus Unterwalden [Sayings, Fairytales, and Customers from Unterwalden] 2 Vols.

By: Niderberger, Franz

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sarnen, Switzerland, Huber, Stans: 1909-1910

Seller ID: 21549


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 172, vi (Eriter Teil); 173, vii (Zweiter Teil). Beige and gray paper wrappers with titling. Some sunning and foxing, former owner's names on both title pages. Originally published in three parts, of which these are the first two, relating the legends of the region. Volume one is missing cover material at head and tail of spine, volume two has a few small closed tears. Missing is the third volume on religious manners and customs. Uncertain edition: ... View more info

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Homelands: A Geography of Culture Place across America

By: Nostrand, Richard and Lawrence Estaville

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19935


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 318. Green cloth, gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Includes maps, figures, tables, and index. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Runaway Economy: The Rhetoric is Growth, The Issue is Freedom

By: Schneider, Kenneth R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, iUniverse, Inc.: 2004

Seller ID: 10849


Octavo (23cm), pp. 631. Cover has light wear along edges. Formerly belonged to author Terry Tempest Williams, and she made a few notations in the foreword. View more info

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Customs and Superstitions in Basutoland

By: Sechefo, Justinus

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mazenod, Basutoland, The Catholic Centre: undated

Seller ID: 23265


Folio (32.5 cm), pp. 30. Single-sided typewritten pages in blue, pictorial wrappers. Wrappers are sunned and stained, with edge wear, closed tears, and faint evidence of moisture exposure in back. Sechefo was a prolific author and early Basotho historian who focused on preserving his people's cultural history (Historical Dictionary of Lesotho, p. 471). View more info

Handwriting in America: A Cultural History

By: Tamara Plakins Thorton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1996

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8804


9.5x6.5". 234 pp. Dust jacket slightly curled at head of front, some rubbing on back. Blue boards with silver text on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Symposium on Environment and Culture with Emphasis on Urban Issues

By: The Siam Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bangkok, The Siam Society: 1993

Seller ID: 10716


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 461. Pictorial boards. Minor wear to edges, some light rubbing on dust jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

By: Tirado, Linda

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Putnams: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20593


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 195. Blue boards with light blue quarter-paper and silver text. Book review by David K. Shipler laid-in. Minor bumping to spine ends, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Modern Primitives (#12) An Investigation of Contemporary Adornment and Ritual

By: Vale, V. and Andrea Juno

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Re/Search: 1991

Seller ID: 9924


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 205, [8] (catalog), [2] (index), [1]. Later printing. Part of a 15-volume sociological series published in the 1980s-90s, this volume profiles people who engage in elaborate body modification and related rituals. Includes black and white photos and illustrations. Cover has slight wear, price sticker on back cover. Overall very good plus condition. View more info