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Les Rites des L'Initiation au Basutoland, Laydevant, F.
1 Laydevant, F. Les Rites des L'Initiation au Basutoland
Mazenrod, Basutoland The Social Centre 1951 Paperback 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. 
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Les Rites des L'Initiation au Basutoland, Laydevant, F.
2 Laydevant, F. Les Rites des L'Initiation au Basutoland
Mazenrod, Basutoland The Social Centre 1951 Paperback 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. 
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3 Mitchell, J. Timothy Violence and Piety in Spanish Folklore
Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania 1988 0812280938 / 9780812280937 First edition Hardcover Very good 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. 
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Sagen, Marchen und Gebrauche aus Unterwalden [Sayings, Fairytales, and Customers from Unterwalden] 2 Vols., Niderberger, Franz
4 Niderberger, Franz Sagen, Marchen und Gebrauche aus Unterwalden [Sayings, Fairytales, and Customers from Unterwalden] 2 Vols.
Sarnen, Switzerland Huber, Stans 1909-1910 Paperback 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: title pages dated 1908 and 1909 respectively, with wrappers dated at 1909 and 1910. Niderberger was an Unterwalden native, from a forest-canton region of the Old Swiss Confederacy in central Switzerland. According to the Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz, he was a community leader and a lawyer who fought for the expansion of the secret popular vote and the right of initiative and referendum. 
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Homelands: A Geography of Culture Place across America, Nostrand, Richard and Lawrence Estaville
5 Nostrand, Richard and Lawrence Estaville Homelands: A Geography of Culture Place across America
Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Press 2001 0801867002 / 9780801867002 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 318. Green cloth, gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Includes maps, figures, tables, and index. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Runaway Economy: The Rhetoric is Growth, The Issue is Freedom, Schneider, Kenneth R.
6 Schneider, Kenneth R. The Runaway Economy: The Rhetoric is Growth, The Issue is Freedom
New York iUniverse, Inc. 2004 0595318932 / 9780595318933 Paperback 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. 
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Customs and Superstitions in Basutoland, Sechefo, Justinus
7 Sechefo, Justinus Customs and Superstitions in Basutoland
Mazenod, Basutoland The Catholic Centre undated Paperback 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). 
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8 Tamara Plakins Thorton Handwriting in America: A Cultural History
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1996 0300064772 / 9780300064773 First edition Hardcover Fine near fine 
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. 
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9 The Siam Society Symposium on Environment and Culture with Emphasis on Urban Issues
Bangkok The Siam Society 1993 9748298264 / 9789748298269 Hardcover Near fine near fine 
Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 461. Pictorial boards. Minor wear to edges, some light rubbing on dust jacket. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America, Tirado, Linda
10 Tirado, Linda Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America
New York Putnams 2014 0399171983 / 9780399171987 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Near fine 
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. 
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11 Vale, V. and Andrea Juno Modern Primitives (#12) An Investigation of Contemporary Adornment and Ritual
San Francisco Re/Search 1991 Paperback Very Good 
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. 
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