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Courlander, Harold

Published by Henry Holth & Co (J)

ISBN 10: 0805035117 ISBN 13: 9780805035117

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Item Description: Henry Holth & Co (J). PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0805035117 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Bookseller Inventory # Z0805035117Z3

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Yava, Albert; Courlander, Harold

Published by Univ of New Mexico Pr

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Item Description: Univ of New Mexico Pr. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0826306241 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Bookseller Inventory # Z0826306241Z3

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Crown Publishers, Inc. (1985)

ISBN 10: 0517558076 ISBN 13: 9780517558072

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Item Description: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1985. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed. 1985 Hard Cover. 210 pp. "This is a highly unusual novel: written by an American, it is set in the Sudan of several hundred years ago, interspersed with numerous verses sung by djeli (bard-historians), but unified by a central theme of the eternal struggle between providential fate and random chance. The hero, Numekeba, a blacksmith turned quester, undergoes varied adventures, including a descent into the land of the dead and metamorphosis into a dog. The book should be appreciated by younger readers, who will enjoy Numekeba's valiant exploits and the repeated appearances of the wizard Etchuba, Owner of the Red Powder, but it will also appeal to adults. Courlander's vivid imagination and careful control of his exotic material make this ``created epic'' a rich and intriguing work.". Bookseller Inventory # 1517305

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Columbia University Press (1966)

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Item Description: Columbia University Press, 1966. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 324 pages. Ex-library with typical marks, moderate wear and discoloring; good book. Third printing. The dj is yellowed and creased; wrapped; taped to boards. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Music, Opera, Ballet, Dance; Inventory No: 078029. Bookseller Inventory # 078029

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Courlander, Harold

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Item Description: Harcourt. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. B004JZGTSO Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Bookseller Inventory # ZB004JZGTSOZ3

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Courlander, Harold and Herzog, George

Published by Holt Rinehart Winston (1967)

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Item Description: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 143 pages; 9th printing. Ex-library with typical marks, pages yellowed; good sound book. The dj has some wear and discoloring, clipped; wrapped; glued inside covers. Includes The Cowtail Switch; Kaddo's Wall; Talk; The One You Don't See Coming; Kassa the Strong One; Anansi's Fishing Expedition; Younde Goes to Town; The Singing Tortoise; Time; The Messenger to Maftam; Guinea Fowl and Rabbit Get Justice; Anansi and Nothing Go Hunting for Wives; How Soko Brought Debt to Ashanti; Hungry Spider and the Turtle; Throw Mountains; Ansige Karamba the Glutton; Don't Shake Hands with Everybody. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Africa; Inventory No: 095294. Bookseller Inventory # 095294

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Harold Courlander

Published by Harcourt,Brace and Co., N.Y. (1957)

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Item Description: Harcourt,Brace and Co., N.Y., 1957. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Enrico Arno (illustrator). First Edition. Covers in fine condition.Looks new.Pages in very good condition.Usual lib. markings.Very clean and tight book.Good color on covers.Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 000046

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Columbia University Press, NY (1964)

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Item Description: Columbia University Press, NY, 1964. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Second printing. pp: x, 324; some blue underlining in text. 9.25" x 5.75" Contains words and music to 43 songs; also, discographies and commentary on blues, worksongs, spirituals, cries, dances, &c. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS001432I

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Courlander, Harold and George Herzog [illustrated with drawings by Madye Lee Chastain]

Published by Troll Associates [Henry Holt] [1986], [New York] (1986)

ISBN 10: 0805002987 ISBN 13: 9780805002980

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Item Description: Troll Associates [Henry Holt] [1986], [New York], 1986. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition Thus. First edition thus. A Newbery Medal Honor Book. 143 pages including a glossary and pronunciation guide. VG+ or better copy. Bookseller Inventory # 32425

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Crown (1983)

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Item Description: Crown, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near FINE. A Near FINE+ tight copy in a FINE bright dj. , 1st Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 019600

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Courlander, Harold und Stephan. Dömpke:

Published by Eugen Diederichs Eugen klot13, (1986)

ISBN 10: 3424008311 ISBN 13: 9783424008319

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Item Description: Eugen Diederichs Eugen klot13, 1986. Hardcover. 407 Seiten Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit entsprechenden Merkmalen (Signatur und Stempel). Guter Zustand, Einband und Text sauber. 9783424008319 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 594. Bookseller Inventory # 290997

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Courlander, Harold and Remy Bastien

Published by Institute for Cross-Cultural Research (1966)

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Item Description: Institute for Cross-Cultural Research, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Two essays, one by Harold Courlander, another by Remy Bastien, and with a Preface contributed by Richard Schaedel. Notes, index, bibliography. Illustrated endpapers. From the personal library of the renowned psychological anthropologist, Dr. Erika Bourguignon, who for many years lived and worked in Haiti. 81 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. Bookseller Inventory # 322514

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Yava, Albert & Courlander, Harold

Published by Crown Publishing Group, Incorporated, New York (1978)

ISBN 10: 0517532441 ISBN 13: 9780517532447

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Item Description: Crown Publishing Group, Incorporated, New York, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 177 pp, 9 1/4" x 6 1/4", copy is in excellent condition with light foxing on top edge, INSCRIBED by Harold Courlander to noted Labor and Protest singer Joe Glazer, includes bw photo section. This is the story of the Hopi Indians of Northern Arizona and the Tewas who joined them in the early eighteenth century to help defend against marauding tribes. Bookseller Inventory # 017407

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Crown Publishers (1972)

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Item Description: Crown Publishers, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. First Edition; Second Printing. 0.5 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches; 239 pages. Bookseller Inventory # Cou10011

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Crown, New York (1974)

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Item Description: Crown, New York, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. Second. ISBN: 0-517-511916. Original tale inspired by North African folklore. Rocco Negri woodcuts. fine, nf dj, siena bds. Clean, tight. NOT ex-library 55 pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 036355

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Courlander, Harold

Published by The Jazz Book Club (1966)

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Item Description: The Jazz Book Club, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. VG condition book with dust jacket. DJ is clean, has fresh colours and has little wear to edges. Book has clean and bright contents. Bookseller Inventory # WF-JV-R284-F04-00067

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Harcourt Brace & Cmpany, New York (1950)

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Item Description: Harcourt Brace & Cmpany, New York, 1950. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. tight heavy orange pictorial binding solid copy ex-church library. Bookseller Inventory # 016849

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Item Description: Smithmark Pub, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. **ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS** **LARGER BOOKS MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING**. Bookseller Inventory # 001770

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Courlander Harold, Vally Samat Renée

Published by G.P. / Super (1957)

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Item Description: G.P. / Super, 1957. in8. 271pp. Sans jaquette-couv et tranches salies-texte propre Contes et légendes tirés du folklore des nations unies pour la guilde des femmes unies illustrations de Paul Durand et Romain Simon. Bookseller Inventory # 95532

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Courlander, A[lphonse]

Published by T. Nelson & Sons, London (1916)

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Item Description: T. Nelson & Sons, London, 1916. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. NELSONS LIBRARY PLATE FRONTISPIECE, Very good red cloth. Some wear, fading, previous owner name inside, tanning to endpapers. [n.d., 1916], 16mo, 383pp. [1], Date from OCLC. "Alphonse Courlander was of Russian extraction but born in London on 11 April 1881, the son of Louis Courlander (1849-1931) and his wife Gertrude (nee Hart, 1851-1913) who had married in Kensington in 1874. Louis was born in Libau (now Liepaja, Latvia) and made his living as a jeweler and optician. Alphonse was the fourth of six children and lived for some time in the land of the Great White Czar -- "the land of music and the new literature." He was to become a correspondent for the Daily Express and covered "the whole gamut of the special correspondent's experience," ranging from covering the Socialist Congress at Copenhagen to war correspondence during the Balkan Wars. Courlander was the FIRST war correspondent to get into Scutari after the Turks surrendered the city to the Montenegrins in April 1913." Steve Holland. Bookseller Inventory # 009478

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Courlander Harold

Published by Gp (1957)

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Item Description: Gp, 1957. in8. 270pp. Bon Etat, jaquette rhodoïd, nombreuses taches rousseurs tranche dessus, Bookseller Inventory # 193613

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Harold Courlander

Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company (1955)

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Item Description: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1955. 296 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with black lettering.B&W illustrations throughout. Clean pages with no noticeable markings or annotations. Mild tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper.Mild wear to spine, edges and corners. Mild sunning to spine. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1433957008JGH

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Crown Pub., New York (1971)

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Item Description: Crown Pub., New York, 1971. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Enrico Arno (decorations) (illustrator). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First printing. Yellow cloth with red titling. 239 pages. Notes, Glossary. Pronunciation Guide. ~ Book is clean, tight, no interior markings, light foxing on top of text block only. Dust jacket has light wear at head/heel of spine and a light water mark at heel of spine. Now in a clear archival cover. ~~ "The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians as Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions." Courlander, an authority on the oral literature of tribal cultures, visited the Hopis and gathered their oral wisdom, legends, myths and recollections, which he argues is more revealing of the values and motivations of the people than are archeological finds. He recounts these narrations here and discusses the underlying reasons for the migration of the ancient Hopis, which was both to find a locale not only suitable to sustain them, but equally important, to allow them to live in spiritual harmony with nature. He explains "the Hopi Way," which includes concepts such as prophecy and fulfillment, continuity, moral values, and the close relationship and natural balance between and among men and nature. Bookseller Inventory # 001451

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Coward, Mc Cann & Geoghegan, Inc., New York, New York, U.S.A. (1982)

ISBN 10: 0698205367 ISBN 13: 9780698205369

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Item Description: Coward, Mc Cann & Geoghegan, Inc., New York, New York, U.S.A., 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Vachula, Monica (illustrator). 1st Edition. Collection of 20 traditional tales & legends from across Africa, representing the Ashanti, Mensa, Swahili, Soninke, Tswana, Zulu & other peoples. 137 pages with notes on each story & stunning pen-and-ink illustrations by Monica Vachula. First Printing (stated), this hardcover with plain black boards with red lettering to spine is in Fine condition: completely clean, binding tight, pages creamy white; NO writing, underlining, or highlighting. NOT ex-lib. Unclipped DJ is VG, with very minor edgewear & rubbing. Beautifully protected in new non-glare archival cover. Please see our 5 photos! Description copyright Gargoyle Books 2013. ALL ORDERS CONFIRMED BY NOON (Pacific time) SHIP IMMEDIATELY THAT DAY (except Sundays & holidays)!. Bookseller Inventory # 008663

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Harold Courlander

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Item Description: 1979 Editorial Argos Vergara. Rústica con solapa. Buen estado (pequeño rasguño margen superior contraportada). 317 pg. Medidas: 20 x 13. 1ª edición. Novela extranjera. Literatura extranjera. Bookseller Inventory # 47403

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Courlander, Harold, collector, music transcribed by John Benson Brooks

Published by Oak Publications, New York (1963)

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Item Description: Oak Publications, New York, 1963. 112p., 8.5x11 inches, revised and enlarged second edition, sheet music and lyric compilation in lightly-worn oversized trade paperback in wraps. Bookseller Inventory # 42618

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Courlander Harold

Published by Marlowe And Co, New York (1996)

ISBN 10: 1569247897 ISBN 13: 9781569247891

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Item Description: Marlowe And Co, New York, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. Reprint. 210 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout. The master of the Forge tells the tale of Numukeba, a blacksmith from the village of Naraduga, who abandons his forge to seek honor and nobility as a soldier of fortune. Bookseller Inventory # 024889

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Albuquerque NM. 1990. Univ. Of New Mexico Press. (1990)

ISBN 10: 0826309151 ISBN 13: 9780826309150

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Item Description: Albuquerque NM. 1990. Univ. Of New Mexico Press., 1990. red cloth hardbound 8vo. dustwrapper in protective plastic. very fine cond. mint cond. looks brand new. binding square & tight. covers clean. edges clean. contents free of all markings. dustwrapper in fine cond. not worn or torn or price clipped. nice clean copy. no library markings, store stamps, stickers, bookplates, no names, inking , underlining, remainder markings etc ~first edition so stated. first printing (nap). ix+192p. glossary. fiction. novels. voodoo. folklore. mythology. religion. spiritism.~ "I will tell everything just the way it happened. Believe or do not believe, I cannot help it. There is more to the world, visible and invisble, than I every imagined. We know that the voudouns are here, or in Guinee, or under the water even if we are not aware of them until they come into a person's head. And we know that the ancestors reside somewhere even if they do not often speak to us. Bondieu, the sky god, who is greater than all things in the world, is invisible but is he not there all the time ? You cannot see a baka unless he wishes to be seen, and a lougaro looks like an ordinary person until he goes out at night to do whatever evil thing is in his mind. Most of the world is not seen at all except when it wants to be seen. We cannot be certain about anything. This is what I learned on my journey while searching for my brother." In the Bordeaux Narrative a distingusied novelist and scholar of oral traditions brings to life in fictional form the frequently terrifying (and sometimes reassuring ) supernatural world of the back~country peasants of Haiti. The story is set in the nineteenth century. It tells of Dosu Bordeaux's quest to find his brother, who has been captured, reduced to a zombie~like state, and put to work as a slave on a remote mountain plantation.The narrative brings into play the voudouns (dieties or spirits of traditional Afro~Haitian religous belief), the need for constant placation of the vodouns, trances in which the dieties enter the heads of their devotees, and the transference of human souls or spirits form one person to another. In addition to these phenomena of religious belief, there are endless kinds of secular supernatural forces to contend with ~ bakas (demons of different forms), bizangos (supernatural beings in the form of wild dogs that prey on humans), and ouangas (destructiove magic). This marvelous tale will captivate any reader and give a sense of the Haitian peasant's perpetual concern about the world that surrounds him. It will also be of special interest to students of comparative religion, anthropology and folklore. Bookseller Inventory # 4161102

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Courlander, Harold, editor

Published by Whittlesey House, New York (1955)

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Item Description: Whittlesey House, New York, 1955. hard. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Included. 5th ptg. Bold name in child's hand front endpaper. Stories from Afghanistan,Iraq, India, New Zealand, Liberia, Norway, more Roger Duvoisin artwork. very good+, good+ lightly worn dj, blue cloth, NOT ex-library 296 pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 017294

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Courlander, Harold

Published by Editorial Argos Vergara, S.A. (1981)

ISBN 10: 8471783010 ISBN 13: 9788471783011

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Item Description: Editorial Argos Vergara, S.A., 1981. Rústica. Book Condition: Como nuevo. 1ª ed. 320 páginas 11x17 cm. Bookseller Inventory # 4577

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