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Welsh Cave Legends (Folklore History Series)

by John Rhys

This fascinating book looks at the myths and superstitions connected with the Welsh landscape. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and...


Yule, Beltane, and Halloween Festivals (Folklore History Series)

by James Napier

History and prehistoric investigations have shown quite clearly that prehistoric man worshipped the sun, the giver and vivifier of all life, as the supreme god. This book takes a fascinating look at the festivals...


Scottish Well Worship And Charm Stones (Folklore History Series)

by James M. Mackinlay

In glancing at the superstitions connected with Scottish lochs and springs, we are called upon to scan a chapter of our social history not yet closed. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back...


Aino Folklore - The People and Myths of Northern Japan

by Basil Hall Chamberlain

The Aino people of Japan are very little known and where treated as savages when discovered by western travellers. Their religion was rich and cultured and this book opens the eyes of the reader to a culture...


The Tarot (Folklore History Series)

by D. F. Ranking

The history of tarot cards and card reading has a long and unexpected history. From ancient Egypt to the fashionable salons and backrooms of 1800's Paris. This fascinating book has something for the newcomer...


The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

by Marcus Aurelius

A great edition of a timeless classic. The translation is clear and the introduction is informative. A great read, for philosophers and non-philosophers alike. This Roman Stoic hands down the day-to-day principles...


The Power of Non-Violence

by Richard B. Gregg

The idea of non-violence (passive-resistance) has always seemed beautiful but too good to be true. As a practical proposition it arouses scepticism and ridicule. But Mr Gregg is strangely convincing. He marshals...


The Widowhood Book - A Complete Guide to the Best Methods of Racing Pigeons on the Widowhood System as Described by the Foremost Experts in Britain, B

by C. A. Osman

Contents Include: W.S. Pearson Arthur Wright O.I. Wood Fred Shaw Joe Cheetham Lester Torrey Some Variations Henry Martens Violette Renier Gurnay Two Present day Belgian Champions More Variations The System of...


Aviaries, Bird-Rooms and Cages - Their Construction and Furnishing

by H. Norman

Contents Include: The Situation Considered The Materials Described Details of Construction On Various styles of Aviaries Mainly Details Methods of Feeding Entering and Cleaning Stocking the Aviary Bird Rooms...


Intuition

by K.W. Wild

Contents Include: Bergson Spinoza Croche Jung Whitehead Religious Intuition Moral Intuition Aesthetic Intuition Genius Teleology The Values Definitions and Descriptions Conclusion Keywords: Intuition Teleology...


Zoroastrianism

by John W. Waterhouse

Contents Include Zoroaster Himself The Mission and Ministry of the Prophet The Scriptures of Zoroastrianism Doctrine of Man Developments and Contacts


Perfumes and Spices - Including an Account of Soaps and Cosmetics - The Story of the History, Source, Preparation, and Use of the Spices, Perfumes, So

by A. Hyatt Verrill

In this book A Hyatt Verrill endeavours to tell the stories of spices, soaps and perfumes, to give their sources or origins, their histories, their uses and the processes by which they are prepared or manufactured....


The Realm of Faerie - Fairy Life and Legend in Britain (Folklore History Series)

by Wirt Sikes

This fantastic book is a must read for anybody who has an interest in fairy lore and the history of folklore concerning the fairy. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and...


Happiness in Marriage

by Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger, mother of the birth control movement in America, published this marriage manual in 1926. In the book, which was one of the first of its kind allowed to be sold, Ms. Sanger offers practical and...


Listen And Learn - Fifteen Years Of Adult Education On The Air

by Frank Ernest Hill

This volume is more reportorial than scholarly. It is the product of an effort to collect and relate to one another the important facts about adult education by radio, past and present. I have had a limited...


Ballads and Songs

by John Davidson

Contents Include: To my Friend To my Enemy To the New Woman To the New Men A Ballad in Blank Verse of the Making of a Poet A Ballad of the Exodus from Hounds ditch A Ballad of a Nun The Vengeance of the Duchess...


Midsummer Customs in Morocco (Folklore History Series)

by , Edward Westermarck

Morocco is a melting pot of cultures and religions, in this deeply researched essay, all the information is gathered from eye witness accounts and oral histories gathered first hand from the peasantry at the...


Scandinavian Folk-History - Including Finnish Origins - Ancient Icelandic Folklore - Popular Danish Tales

by Various

The folklore and myths of Scandinavia is fascinating and enchanting. This book looks into the creation myths of the Finnish people and the tales of Iceland. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating...


Motor Cycling - A History of the Early Motorcycle

by , John Wyatt

Originally published in 1925, this book is a fascinating history of the early motorcycle. This book is a detailed guide, packed with photos and diagrams, and of much interest to any motorcycle enthusiast. Many...


In-Breeding: What It Is and What It Does - A Treatise of the Greatest Value to Breeders of All Kinds of Farm and Fancy Stock

by , C. A. House

This is a most instructive and entertaining little book which describes in lucid style methods which have been applied to successful breeding of birds and animals. Many of the earliest books, particularly those...