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Circus of the Scars: The True Inside Odyssey of a Modern Circus Sideshow

By: Gregor, Jan T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seattle, Brennan Dalsgard: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26198

ISBN: 0966347900

Condition: Very good


Octavo (26 cm), pp. 383 plus appendix and index. Black boards with gilt titling and clown illustration. Black jacket. Light bumping to corners and edge wear to jacket. Illustrated throughout by Ashleigh Talbot. Thirty-two plates of black and white photos. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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: 23267

Condition: Very good


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

Condition: Very good


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

Coming of Age in South and Southeast Asia

By: Manderson, Lenore and Pranee Liamputtong

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, Curzo: 2002

Seller ID: 23247

ISBN: 0700714006

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 307. Green pictorial wrappers. Includes black and white photos, bibliography and index. Very slight edge wear. 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

ISBN: 0812280938

Condition: Very good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0801867002

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 0595318932

Condition: Very good


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

Condition: Very good


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

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

ISBN: 9748298264

Condition: Near fine


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