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There are 5 books in this catalogue.
Gladys-Marie Fry:  Night Riders - In Black Folk History
Book Number: 781
University of Tennesse Press 1985 Excellent copy in new condition with shelf worn d/w.
Keywords: America, slavery, black, superstition, antebellum, masters, evil spirits, Ku Klx Klan, rumour, Negroes, Southern States, race, conditions,
Price: $12.00


Liyi, He::  The Spring of Butterflies and other Chinese Folk Tales
Book Number: 2097
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, NY 1986. fine copy in d/w with tear at front, Translated by He Liyi. Edited by Neil Philip. Paintings by Pan Aiqing and Li Zhao. Stories not traditionally Chinese (zhuang, bai, tibetan, thai, uighur, kazak, tulong, Yi, naxi,) , translated into chinese and then into english. Illustrated, notes.
Keywords: folk tales, culture, customs, stories, tibet, thai, uighur, bai yunnan, legends,
Price: $15.00


Poignant, Roslyn::  Oceanic Mythology, The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia
Book Number: 2633
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967 VG/VG, index. Full of photographic illustrations of tribal art objects from major collections.
Keywords: tribal, south pacific, art Ethnographic and Tribal Art;
Price: $8.00


Jordan, Michael:  Cults - Prophecies, Practices & Personalities
Book Number: 6265
The Book Co, 1996 first australian edition. 4to. 128p. This book includes the cults of the ancients, radical religions, Satanic sects, leaders, prophets and gurus. Illustrated throughout with excellent in-text photographs. Black laminated boards in d/w with same picture. Illustrated end pages.
Keywords: ancients, radical religions, Satanic sects, leaders, prophets and gurus.
Price: $15.00


Stephen King, f-stop Fitzgerald:  Nightmares in the Sky
Book Number: 54688
Viking Studio Books 1988 4to. Black Cloth hardcover. 128pp. Color and black and white photographs of gargoyles, fold out colour photographs.
Keywords: architecture, buildings, photography, Horror Gargoyles and Grotesques
Price: $20.00