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Deep down in the Jungle : Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia

By: Abrahams, Roger D.

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Aldine Publishing Company: 1970

Seller ID: 039819


ix, 278 pp, black SC wraps w/black-grey-white illustrated front panel w/black-orange lettering on the front & rear panels & spine. This volulme broadcasts the voice of the urban black. It presents the oral folklore of the black ghetto and establishes its relationship to the lifestyle of black men who are its creators and spokesmen. some rubbing to the covers. View more info

Over a Century of Moving to the Drum: Salish Indian Celebrations on the Flathead Indian Reservation

By: Arlee, Johnny

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Pablo, MT, Salish Kootenai College Press: 1998

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author

Seller ID: 040755


xii, 92 pp, glossy red-yel SC wraps w/illustrated front panel & pictorial rear panel, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana is home to four Salish tribes and one Kootenai tribe. The powwow or celebration has been an express ion of Salish traditions and values. The celebration is an express of their Indian identity. The Arlee Celebraton includes Indian dancing of various styles. The author desc... View more info

Business of Jews in Louisiana, 1840-1875

By: Ashkenazi, Elliott

Price: $15.09

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, AL, The University of Alabama Press: 1988

Seller ID: 035424


xii, 219 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy wht dj w/purple borders & illustration & w/purple-green lettering on the spine. The book researches whether the Jews who lived in the SOuth during the 19th century, acted differently from their non-Jewish neighbors in commercial matters. View more info

The Story of Little Babaji

By: Bannerman, Helen

Price: $10.20

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers: 1999

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 022186


unpaginated, orange-brown papercovered boards w/white title block w/black lettering on the spine, dj white w/black lettering on spine & color pictorial of Little Babaji on tiger, black rem foot of book. An almost intact retelling of Bannerman's Little Black Sambo with Indian names - Babaji, Mamaji and Papiji. Pictus Orbis Sambo pg 261. New edition of the story "The Story of Little Black Sambo", that took place in India. This edition the little boy, his mother & ... View more info

Little Black Sambo No. 354

By: Bannerman, Helen and edited by Piper, Watty

Price: $80.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Platt & Munk: 1972

Seller ID: 049103


unpaginated, orange papercovered boards w/black lettering on the spine and front panell, white dj w/color illustrated front panel, white endpapers ten circle design w/green-pink illustrations. Two illustrations in color alternate with two half-tone illustrations throughout. Bottom of front flap reads No. 354 40-08. The classic story of a little boy with new clothers and his confrontation with a group of tigers and how he outwits them to regain his clothes. Watty Pi... View more info

Country Train

By: Beim, Jerrold

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow & Company: 1950

Seller ID: 037177


unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/dark green lettering on the spine, color illustrated endpapers of the streamliner and the country train. The adventures of a young boy whose father & brother work for the railroad. He gets to ride on Old Putt, the country train, and sees the new streamliner. some wear on the corners, prev owner's name on the FPD, slight soiling to the boards. View more info

The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861

By: Biesele, Rudolph Leopold

Price: $102.00

Publisher: San Marcos, TX, German-Texan Heritage Society: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 025468


viii, (4), 261 pp, (7), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The founding of German settlements in Texas began in 1831, when Friedrich Ernst, settled on a league of land on bank of Mill Creek. In the counties of Comal, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Llano, Kendall, & Kerr, the settlements were founded as result of a colonization movement supported by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas. View more info

The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861

By: Biesele, Rudolph Leopold

Price: $102.00

Publisher: San Marcos, TX, German-Texan Heritage Society: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038327


viii, (4), 261 pp, (7), blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The founding of German settlements in Texas began in 1831, when Friedrich Ernst, settled on a league of land on bank of Mill Creek. In the counties of Comal, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Llano, Kendall, & Kerr, the settlements were founded as result of a colonization movement supported by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas. View more info

German Pioneers in Texas : a Brief History of Their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements

By: Biggers, Don H.

Price: $33.58

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Publications, Inc.: 1986

Edition: 2nd Reprinting

Seller ID: 049096


[6], 230 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, white dj w/black-borwn illustrated front cover and text on the rear cover. The book was about the German settlement of Fredericksburg and provides an excellent documentation of the events in its founding, colonization, its hardships, and its days of glory. Prev owner wrote the ffep as a gift. View more info

Tulips : the Story of the Little Dutch Clown

By: Bloemers, Minnie Tulips

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Minnie Rose Bloemers: 1974

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 021809


73 pp, white cloth covered boards w/color illustrated front & w/color photo of the author on the back. Inscribed & SIGNED on ffep by author to her mother w/drawings of tulips. Story of two young Dutch children who sorted tulip bulbs for their father, and how their father met their mother, emigrated to new land across the sea with their bulbs,. View more info

New Orleans Creole Recipes

By: Bremer, Mary Moore

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Metairie, LA, Dorothea Thompson: 1969

Edition: 24th Edition

Seller ID: 035663


86 pp, (4) index, light brown SC wraps w/red plastic binding, illustrated front cover. The booklet contains recipes for beverages, soups, gumbos, fish, shell-fish, game, poultry, meats, sauces, stuffings, omelettes, fritters, hors d' ouvres, sandwiches, salads, vegetables, pastries, desserts, candies, pickles, preserves, drinks and other items. light soiling on the front & rear covers. View more info

The Missionary Pioneer : or a brief memoir of the life, labors, and death of John Stewart

By: Brewer J. Mason

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1969

Seller ID: 016918


96 pp, green tweed spine w/black letters, boards patterned green & white. Reprint (facsimile) of 1827 edition published by Joseph Mitchell. The original title includes John Stewart, (Man of Color) founder, under god of the Mission among the Wyandotts at Upper Sandsusky, OH. View more info

Dog Ghosts and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales

By: Brewer, J. Mason w/foreword by Milling, Chapman J.

Price: $267.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 023869


xiv, 124 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/black illustration on front, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. The inscription reads "To Roger D. Abrahams 6-30-1965 Thanks for a very pleasant and inspiring visit. J. Mason Brewer" Work by J. Mason Brewer, one of the nation's leading black folklorists. prev owner's name stamped on ffep, stamped on top & fore edges w/"Center for Intercultural Studies", (these are the only ma... View more info

Dog Ghosts and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales

By: Brewer, J. Mason w/foreword by Milling, Chapman J.

Price: $131.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025904


xiv, 124 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/black illustration on front. Work by J. Mason Brewer, one of the nation's leading black folklorists. Has tales of slavery & its legacy, carefree tales, tales of animals & ranch life, religious tales, and tales of dog ghosts & other spirits. , prev owner's name on ffep. View more info

Betwen Earth & Sky - Legends of Native American Sacred Places

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $19.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051626


unpaginated, quarter bound w/brown papwr covered boards w/red cloth spine and with , red, brown, yellow dj w/wht lettering . Through the guidance of his uncle and the retelling of various Native American legends , a young boy learns that everything living and inanimate has its place, should be considered sacred and given respect. Collection of ten Native American legends View more info

Living Legends Of The Santa Fe Country

By: Bullock, Alice

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, The Sunstone Press: 1972

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 035901


viii, 125 pp, orange-brown SC wraps w/pictorial front panel and map rear panel, SIGNED by author on the half title page. A pictorial guide book for New Mexico legends. A collection of twenty-four legends from the villages of Chimayo, Santa Cruz, Namebe Pueblo, Abiquiu, Taos Pueblo to Santa Fe. View more info

Jane Butel's Tex-Mex Cookbook

By: Butel, Jane, Illustrated

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Harmony Books: 1980

Seller ID: 020907


191 pp, brown papercovered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/black lettering w/color illustrated front. The book contains everything you need to know about spices, chiles & sauces, & list of mail order sources that supply ingredients & equipment. Chile, tacos, enchiladas, tortillas are part of unisque style of cooking that originated in border states of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. View more info

Louisana's Original Creole Seafood Recipes : a Complete Coverage of All Louisiana's Bountiful Seafood Recipes

By: Chachere, Tony and edited by Kerr, Patricia

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Opelousas, LA, Cajun Country Cookbook, Inc.: 1984

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 031933


190 pp, orange-yel-red-green-red SC front cover & w/wht back cover wraps w/white plastic comb. Featuring sauces, shrimp, crabs, fish, oysters, crawfish, turtle, frogs, alligators and sharks. The book explains how to make the basic needs of a novice cook. Has recipes for basic vegetable mix, basic roux, basic tomato sauce, basic bread stuffing, mayonnaise, sauce poivrade, brown sauce, gumbo, file, bearnaise sauce, bechamel sauce and others. front top corner of title page ... View more info

Exploits and Anecodotes of the Scottish Gypsies : Their Origin, Character, and Manners

By: Chambers, William

Price: $191.25

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, William Brown: 1896

Edition: Facsimile

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 026489


68 pp, light cream SC wraps w/parchment dj, w/title & author printing on the dj, this is #15 of 100 that was printed on fine paper. The original was printed in 1821, facsimile edition, limited and numbered. Top edge of the pages are uncut as is the fore edge of some of the pages(the book has never been read.) Contains the anecdotes of Jean Gordon among others. dj front seperate & chipped on spine, dj spine missing, dj front flap missing. View more info

Mastering the Art of French Cooking

By: Child, Julia & Bertholle, Louisette & Beck, Simone

Price: $208.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A Knopf: 1961

Edition: 1961 Edition

Seller ID: 051078


xvi, 684 pp, xxxii, wht cloth covered boards w/green astericks & red fleur-de-lis deco w/red title blocks on the front cover & spine w/black-wht lettering, red topstaining, published October 1961 w/no additional dates listed. The book presents French cooking techniques for the American cook. Many of the recipes in this book are calculated to serve six people w/reasonably good appetites in an American-style menu of three courses. All of the master recipes and most of... View more info