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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 Brasch, R. HOW DID SEX BEGIN? The Sense and Nonsense of the Customs and Traditions That Have Separated Men and Women Since Adam and Eve
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Lower spine end lightly bumped, otherwise a very good plus copy in a lightly shelf worn dust jacket with internal tape repair to the upper and lower spine end. 
259 pages including an index. Hardcover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Gard, Robert E. & Sorden, L.G. WISCONSIN LORE: Antics and Anecdotes of Wisconsin People and Places
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1962). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Extremely faint offsetting to the front endpapers, else very nearly fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor wear to the edges. Jacket painting by Aaron Bohrod. 368 pages, appendix of place names. 
A collection of folklore, including Native American legends, lumberjack tales, proverbs, and home remedies from the Badger State, which have been assembled with the assistance of historical societies from letters and interviews with Wisconsinites. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Jones, William CREDULITIES PAST AND PRESENT
London: Chatto & Windus, 1898. New edition. Bound in blue cloth ruled in blind, lettered and decorated in gilt, with tissue-guarded frontispiece of a pig on trial; no dust jacket. Hardcover. Very good: rubber-stamped name and date (1902) to front endsheet, inner hinges cracked but holding, foxing to endsheets, tissue, and a few pages, light wear to covers, interior clean and sharp. 560pp, including index; 32-page catalogue bound in at rear. 
Massive, enthralling compendium of superstitions and legends, related in chapters devoted to The Sea and Seamen; Miners; Amulets and Talismans, Rings; Word and Letter Divination; Numbers; Trials, Exorcising, and Blessing of Animals; Birds; Eggs. Indexed. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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5 Roberts, Warren E. VIEWPOINTS ON FOLKLIFE: Looking at the Overlooked
Ann Arbor/ London: UMI Research Press, (1988). 0835718492 / 9780835718493 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with white titles to the front cover and spine; in a fine dust jacket with an photograph of the author to the rear panel. 
The second volume of the Masters of Material Culture series is a collection of essays by the first Ph.D. in folklore in America. Roberts looks at the way of life for the masses prior to the Industrial Revolution. 315 pages; photos and drawings; index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Sackett, S.J. and Koch, William E., editors KANSAS FOLKLORE
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in slightly rubbed dust jacket with a few very short edge tears. 
Includes dances, games, songs, recipes, glossary with dialects, legends, customs and etc. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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