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1 (Chamberlain, Samuel). Hansen, Harry, editor NEW ENGLAND LEGENDS AND FOLKLORE
New York: Hastings House Publishers, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Slight tanning to the front endpapers, otherwise a near fine copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
Illustrated with photographs by the oft-called "photographer-laureate," Samuel Chamberlain. These tales are based on writings by Samuel Adams Drake, Nathaniel Hawthorne and others. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 MacKaye, Percy WEATHERGOOSE - WOO!
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Corners bumped, else very good with shelfworn and slightly chipped dust jacket with browned spine panel. 
Woodcut illustrations by Arvia MacKaye. Kentucky Mountain folk. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Miller, John and Tim Smith, editors MOON LORE
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in boards. 
Humanity's age-old fascination with the moon in its many guises inspires this colorful collection of lunar poems, chants, fables, and curses, from medieval spells to parlor games to zodiacal information. Small octavo. Illustrated. 154 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Randolph, Vance WHO BLOWED UP THE CHURCH HOUSE? And Other Ozark Folk Tales
New York: Columbia University Press, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Endpapers slightly tanned, else near fine in dust jacket. 
Notes by Herbert Halpert. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Sawyer, Ruth THE YEAR OF THE CHRISTMAS DRAGON
New York: The Viking Press, (1960). First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Hugh Troy. Hardcover. Very very mild splay to covers, else a bright, fresh, fine copy in red cloth with burgundy lettering to spine, device to front cover; in a price-clipped pictorial dust jacket with a whisper of rubbing, mild age-toning. Nice copy! 
Pepe lives in a small town in Mexico and dreams of seeing a real live dragon; Christmas yarn blends Chinese legend and Mexican folk tale to tell "why so many Mexicans have oriental eyes and why the paper Chinese dragons appear in Latin American fiestas." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Williams, Brett JOHN HENRY: A Bio-Bibliography
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in black-lettered red cloth; no dust jacket. 
Fascinating study of the legendary (or real?) hero of American ballad, with an analysis of the character's appearances in song, tale, history, fiction, and film. Checklist of printed materials and films, discography, index. With four b&w illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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