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1 Abrahams, Roger D. Deep down in the Jungle : Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia
Chicago, IL Aldine Publishing Company 1970 0202010929 / 9780202010922 Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
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. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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2 Arlee, Johnny Over a Century of Moving to the Drum: Salish Indian Celebrations on the Flathead Indian Reservation
Pablo, MT Salish Kootenai College Press 1998 0917298578 / 9780917298578 Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Drawings by Sandoval, Tony & Clairmont, Corky and Photos Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author
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 describes the dances and activities at early Salish celebrations. He recounts some of the changes in the celebration during his lifetime and describes some of the traditional borrowed dances at Salish Indian celebrations. He has included a photgraphic essay of an Arlee Fourth of July Celebration. 
Price: 23.38 USD
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3 Ashkenazi, Elliott Business of Jews in Louisiana, 1840-1875
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 1988 0817303189 / 9780817303181 Hard Cover Very Good+  Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos, Tables & Maps 
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.  
Price: 15.08 USD
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4 Bannerman, Helen The Story of Little Babaji
HarperCollins Publishers 1999 0062050648 / 9780062050649 4th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+  Very Good+ Remainder 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Marcellino, Fred 
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 & his father have been given authentic Indian names: Babaji, Mamaji and Papaji.  
Price: 18.66 USD
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5 Bannerman, Helen and edited by Piper, Watty Little Black Sambo No. 354
New York, NY Platt & Munk 1972 0822803542 / 9780822803546 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Eulalie 
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 Piper was a house pseudonym, Arnold Munk used to publish public domain materials between 1922-1978. Pictus Orbis Sambo pg 155 & 387. A P&M Questor edition. 
Price: 80.75 USD
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6 Beim, Jerrold Country Train
New York, NY William Morrow & Company 1950 Hard Cover Very Good-  No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Shortall, Leonard 
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.  
Price: 24.94 USD
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7 Biesele, Rudolph Leopold The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861
San Marcos, TX German-Texan Heritage Society 1987 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine  Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Maps 
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.  
Price: 102.00 USD
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8 Biesele, Rudolph Leopold The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861
San Marcos, TX German-Texan Heritage Society 1987 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Maps 
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.  
Price: 102.00 USD
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9 Biggers, Don H. German Pioneers in Texas : a Brief History of Their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements
Austin, TX Eakin Publications, Inc. 1986 089015385X / 9780890153857 2nd Reprinting Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
[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. 
Price: 36.98 USD
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10 Bloemers, Minnie Tulips Tulips : the Story of the Little Dutch Clown
Minnie Rose Bloemers 1974 Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Illustrated Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
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,.  
Price: 80.75 USD
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11 Bremer, Mary Moore New Orleans Creole Recipes
Metairie, LA Dorothea Thompson 1969 24th Edition Soft Cover w/plastic Comb Very Good-  No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Illustrated 
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.  
Price: 9.77 USD
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12 Brewer J. Mason The Missionary Pioneer : or a brief memoir of the life, labors, and death of John Stewart
Austin, TX The Pemberton Press 1969 Hard Cover Near Fine  No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall 
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.  
Price: 80.75 USD
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13 Brewer, J. Mason w/foreword by Milling, Chapman J. Dog Ghosts and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Biggers, John T. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
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 markings). Small spot on front cover bottom & back cover top.  
Price: 267.75 USD
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14 Brewer, J. Mason w/foreword by Milling, Chapman J. Dog Ghosts and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Biggers, John T. 
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.  
Price: 131.75 USD
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15 Bullock, Alice Living Legends Of The Santa Fe Country
Santa Fe, NM The Sunstone Press 1972 0913270067 / 9780913270066 2nd Edition Soft Cover Very Good  No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
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.  
Price: 17.00 USD
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16 Butel, Jane, Illustrated Jane Butel's Tex-Mex Cookbook
New York, NY Harmony Books 1980 0517539861 / 9780517539866 Hard Cover Very Good  Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
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.  
Price: 12.75 USD
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17 Chachere, Tony and edited by Kerr, Patricia Louisana's Original Creole Seafood Recipes : a Complete Coverage of All Louisiana's Bountiful Seafood Recipes
Opelousas, LA Cajun Country Cookbook, Inc. 1984 3rd Printing Soft Cover w/plastic Comb Very Good-  No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Louie, Rebecca Avery w/front cover by Thistlethwaite, Aline 
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 has been clipped, prev owner's name in copyright page.  
Price: 9.99 USD
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18 Chambers, William Exploits and Anecodotes of the Scottish Gypsies : Their Origin, Character, and Manners
Edinburgh, Scotland William Brown 1896 Facsimile Very Good- Fair Limited & Numbered Edition 12mo - over 7" - 71/2" Tall Signed
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. 
Price: 191.25 USD
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19 Child, Julia & Bertholle, Louisette & Beck, Simone Mastering the Art of French Cooking
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf 1961 1961 Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Coryn, Sidonie 
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 the subrecipes in this book are in two-column form. The primary purpose of the book is to teach the reader how to cook, so that they will understand the fundamental techniques and gradually be able to divorce themselves from a dependence on recipes. The book has a one inch red ink line on top front corner of the ffep, spine sunned, top front corner slight wear. 
Price: 208.25 USD
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20 Christian Garna L. Black Soldiers in Jim Crow Texas, 1899-1917
College Station, TX Texas A & M University Press 1995 0890966370 / 9780890966372 First Edition - First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
xvi, 223 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering, glossy red-white dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. In Jim Crow Texas, black Regular Army units returning from Cuba and the Philippines collided head-on with local segregation and bigotry. The most notorious confrontations occurred in Texas, beginning with an 1899 clash between white lawmen in Texarkana and black soldiers riding a troop train west after returning from Cuba. The first truly violent episode came in 1906, when troops were accused of attacking Brownsville after civillian provocations. In 1917 a full-scale battle in Houston resulted in fifteen dead and twenty-one injured. Other face-offs occurred in San Antonio, Laredo, El Paso, Rio Grande City, Del Rio, and Waco. 
Price: 22.53 USD
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