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The Betrayal of Arthur
Douglas, Sara
ISBN: 0732909864
Pan MacMillan Sydney 1999 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover [325pps] NEW  Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000196  Bookseller: Bumblebee Books
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Encyclopedia of World Mythology
Cotterell, Arthur Ed.
ISBN: 1840842482
Dempsey Parr London 1999 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover [320pps]  Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000217  Bookseller: Bumblebee Books
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The Encyclopedia of Mythology
Cotterell, Arthur and Storm, Rachel
ISBN: 1859671640
Anness Publishing Sydney 1996 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover [256pps]  Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000945  Bookseller: Bumblebee Books
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Celtic Mythology
Rutherford, Ward
ISBN: 0850305519
Thorsons London 1995 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover The nature and influence of Celtic myth from Druidism to Arthurian legend [160pps] AS NEW UNREAD  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001364  Bookseller: Bumblebee Books
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The Way of Egyptian Wisdom
Ozaniec, Naomi
ISBN: 0007155441
Element London 2003 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover [165pps] AS NEW UNREAD remainder marked. A comprehensive introductory guide to the world of the ancient Egyptians. Combining historical accuracy with esoteric insight to reveal the secrets of this world of myth and spiritually.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003519  Bookseller: Bumblebee Books
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GODDESS SYMBOLS: Universal Signs Of The Divine Female
Gibson, Clare
ISBN: 1887354204
Saraband Inc. Rowayton, CT., USA 1998 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover + D/J 112pp., purple cloth boards, colour illustrations throughout. Minor bump to foot of spine. Illustrated dustjacket Mylar protected. "The Goddess- the first manifestation of humanity's deeply rooted need to personify it's sense of the sacred in a supreme being. Before the masculine role in procreation was understood, women were credited with awesome natural powers . . . " Weight approx. 910g.  Very Good +
Price: 15.84 (AUD)
Book Number: 000183  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE WORLD OF CAMELOT: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Foss, Michael
ISBN: 1854797166
Michael O'Mara Books London 1995 1st Impression
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 217pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections. Intext, b/w, wood-cut style illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Michael Foss retells the stories surrounding King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, by 'becoming' Sir Thomas Malory, a bookish knight, now resident in a low, dark room in Newgate Prison, with time to consider how life has gone so wrong . . . Contents include: Prologue, 13 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 560g.   Near Fine
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003279  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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LAND OF ZEUS: Myths of the Greek Gods and Heroes
Dowrick, Stephanie
New English Library (NEL) London 1974 1st P/B
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Softcover 127pp. Book clean and square. Former owner's details on half-title page, leaves uniformly acidic (browned). Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper mildly edge, and spine worn. Many stories of Greek Gods and Heroes, including Tales of Thrace, Thessaly, Attica, Boeotia, Delphi, Aetolia, Peloponnese, Corinth, Argolis, Arcadia, Laconia, Labours of Heracles, Death of Heracles. Book weight approx. 100g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005127  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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UNDER THE STARFRUIT TREE : Folktales from Vietnam
Terada, Alice M. (Told by)
ISBN: 082481553x
University Of Hawaii Press United States 1993 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 136pp., full page, b/white art illustrations by Janet Larsen. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly rubbed along spine, minor edgewear, light bump to rear. Alice M. Terada, reading specialist and writer, presents stories from North and South Vietnam, which provide insight into the history and culture of the Vietnamese peoples, be they mountain tribes, lowland farmers or fishing people. Sections include: Foibles of Man and Quirks of Animals, Tales from the Lowlands and the Highlands, Spirit World and Food, Love and Laughter. Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006175  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CREATION MYTHS : Man’s Introduction to the World
Maclagan, David
ISBN: 0500810109
Thames & Hudson London 1977 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 96pp., colour and b/white plates, diagrams, drawings, halftone illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "Every culture, no matter how simple, has left us some framework designed to account for the origin and nature of the world's life-structures . . . They describe the cosmos in human, and man in cosmic, terms . . . " A stand-alone volume in the 'Art and Imagination' series. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006412  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A COMPANION TO THE FOLKLORE, MYTHS & CUSTOMS OF BRITAIN
Alexander, Marc
BCA, by arrangement with Sutton Publishing England 2004 First Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover xii, + 356pp., plus 16 page, colour-plate illustrated section, b/white halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Three very small splash stains to foot of textblock. Illustrated (Front: Green Man sculpture, Cottingley Wood, Arthur's Round Table) card wrapper nominally scuffed, soft corner crease to rear. " . . . provides a comprehensive A-Z companion to legends and customs in England, Scotland and Wales, covering everything from witchcraft, ghosts and fairies to legendary figures, standing stones and mythical creatures . . . over 1000 entries and over 300 colour and b/white illustrations . . . " Also includes: The Folklore Year, Folklore Sites and Further Reading. Book weight approx. 770g.   Very Good +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007080  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE REAL BIRTH OF APHRODITE : Amarna in Greek Mythology. Multiple Proofs of the Secret Amarna Presence in Greek Mythology
Strong, R. A., And Macklin, Bernard
ISBN: 1875467343
B.M.Minton Publishing Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2000 First Thus (Revised)
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover iv, + 595pp., b/white halftone frontispiece, plus like, intext plates and line illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm, with a hint of a reading crease. At least three (that we found) errata slips (p.225, 355 and rear fly sheet). Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn and creased, with an unobtrusive (3mm) punch-hole through rear wrap, and fly-sheet. Previously published in various formats. this second edition (complete with erratas) with corrections and additional material includes: Prelims., Preface(s), Intro., 25 chapters, Biblio., Index. Maps. Book weight approx. 760g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007532  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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JAPANESE MYTHOLOGY
Piggott, Juliet
ISBN: 0753700026
Chancellor Press London 1997 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 144pp., colour and b/white, art and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Gloss illustrated boards negligibly bumped on foot. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally and softly edge-creased only. A stand-alone volume in the 'Library of the World's Myths and Legends' series. "Japan is a country rich in myths, legends and folk tales, and its mythology is a fascinating blend of gods, heroes, supernatural beings, and intelligent animals, inspired by history, ghost stories and religion . . . " Contents include; The Country and Its Creation, A Historical Survey, The Beliefs and Deities of Japan, Creatures and Spirits, Heroes and Heroines, Men and Animals, Stories Old and New, Further Reading List, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 760g.   Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009423  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE QUEST FOR KING ARTHUR
Day, David
ISBN: 1899883029
De Agostini Editions London 1995 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 176pp., pattern-print endpapers. Intext illustrations throughout; mostly colour-art, with several in b/white or duo-tone. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Front: 'The Faithfil Knight', Thomas Jones Barker), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Fully enhanced with superb illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Gustave Dore and others, this volume traces King Arthur's evolution from the earliest records of the historical Artorius through countless incarnations to the idealized figure of the King Arthur we know today...Numerous chapters include: Coming of Arthur, Sword in the Stone, Merlin, Morgan le Fay, Lady of the Lake, Excalibur, Camelot and the Round Table, Guinevere and Lancelot, Quest for the Holy Grail., more. Index and Chronology. Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 005214  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FAERIES : Doorways to the Enchanted Realm
Eisenkraft-Palazzola, Lori
ISBN: 0765110539
Smithmark Publishers New York 1999 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 91pp., plus (5). Colour-art frontispiece, with colour and monochrome art illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Plain green boards slightly shelfworn, else undamaged. An original seller's sticker on yellow tinted front pastedown, plus a neat repaired tear on one leaf, else very good. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. "Do faeries exist? In this delightful book - which restores child-like wonder and belief in dreams - an enchanting story of faery mystery and magic is presented . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Enchantment, Mischief, Various Faeries and Others, Faery Encounters, Good Fortune, Bibliography, Sources, Credits, Index. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008939  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CELTIC MYTHOLOGY
no author
ISBN: 1855342995
Geddes & Grosset Scotland 2006 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover 480pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. "Famous legends from Celtic mythology retold and explained for the modern reader . . . This fascinating book tells the story of how Celtic mythology survived in a world in which writing was prohibited and evolved to take into account historical events and the coming of Christianity. It also contains many of the famous legends themselves drawing parallels to many of them with the Classic myths of Greece and Rome. In addition there is an A - Z guide that describes the legacy and the customs of the Celts as well as the personalities of their mythology." Book weight approx. 975g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010169  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 184000925X
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 184000925X
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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THE BOOK OF GREMLINS
Ridley, Michael and Neary, Bryan
ISBN: 0046045007
J.M. Dent & Sons London 1980 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket Unpaginated (160pp.), colour-art illustrations by Bryan Neary, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards negligibly edge-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short closed tear to lower spine fold, else negligible edge-creasing. "There is little doubt that this major work will radically change traditional mythological research. Bryan Neary - the arty one - has captured the unbelievable world of the Gremlin in his detailed and accurate paintings in glorious Gremlincolour, which adorn every page of the book. Michael Ridley, a Doctor of Gremlinology, exposes the true nature of Gremlins, outlines Gremlin philosophy and social behaviour and the seat of Gremlin government . . . " Book weight approx. 760g.   Very Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010794  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 184000925X
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 184000925X
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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GREEK MYTHS : Illustrated Edition
Graves, Robert
Book Club Associates London 1985 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 256pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards very good. Tanned strip to front and rear endpapers, else leaves clean. Foxing spots to rear pastedown. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly creased head and foot of spine. "This beautifully illustrated edition includes the major part of the author's original text so that the reader can concentrate on the stories themselves without the critical apparatus . . . Using photographs of ancient Greek art treasures, paintings and pots, statues and carvings, the book portrays the larger-than-life characters whose sometimes all too human activities throng the pages of this handsome book." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 505g.   Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010943  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Myths & Fairy Tales Collection
Neil Philip
ISBN: 0751362093
Dorling Kindersley London 1999 1st Ed.
4to - over 9" - 12" tall  Col. plts. Dust jacket slightly creased with a 3" closed tear , o/w G-NF.  Near Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006923cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Chinese Myths and Fantasies Retold By Cyril Birch
Cyril Birch
Oxford U.P. London 1961 1st Ed.
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall  Olive Green cloth boards slightly shelf faded, o/w VG. Free fitting plastic cover over dust jacket VG.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005585cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The Sun Goddess Myth, Legend and History
Sheena McGrath
Blandford Press London 1997 1st Ed.
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall  Dust jacket slightly creased, o/w VG - NF.  Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006364cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The Book of the Moon
Tom Folley
ISBN: 086288196X
Greenwich Editions London 1997 1st Ed
Oblong  Dust Jacketchipped.  Near Fine
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002093dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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ICELANDIC FOLK AND FAIRY TALES
Hallmundsson, May and Hallberg (Selected and Translated by)
Forlagid Reykjavik, Iceland 2012 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 123pp., b/white illustrations by Kjartan Gudjonsson. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed at foot. English translation by May and Hallberg Hallmundsson. Foreword by same. "Spanning the rich folk tradition from ghosts and elves to sorcerers, saints and outlaws, the stories reflect everyday life in Iceland through the centuries, throwing a unique light on the Icelandic character in humorous as well as serious circumstances. The Hallmundssons have selected and translated all the tales in this volume from the classic collection of 19th-century folklorist Jon Arnason, who devoted years of his life to recording stories preserved by oral tradition since the early days of Iceland's history. Book weight approx. 230g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011066  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE GODDESS PELE
Mullins, Joe
Aloha Graphics Honolulu, Hawaii 1977 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Staplebound Softcover 35pp., b/w and duo-tone halftone illustrations throughout. Book square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Mystically illustrated [Paul Martin] card wrapper slightly edgeworn, abraded spots, colour faded on spine and a few blind indentations. Original price sticker affixed inside front wrap. Pele is the Volcano Goddess of Hawaii. Book weight approx. 102g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 001538  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Kingdom of Summer
Bradshaw, Gillian
ISBN: 0413476405
Eyre Methuen London 1981 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Near Fine, Mild shelfwear/VG++, Edgewear, crumpling. Arthurian novel, second in the trilogy. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016371  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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THE LITTLE PEOPLE : Stories of Fairies, Pixies, and Other Small Folk
Philip, Neil
ISBN: 0810905701
Harry N Abrams New York 2002 First Edition, First Impressio
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 115pp., colour art illustrations (credited) throughout, plus colour line-drawn illustrations by Jacqueline Mair, illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Richard Doyle), loose-plastic protected dusjacket very good+. From the jacket flap: "Lavishly illustrated, this lively survey of the little people is packed with intriguing tales about all kinds of fairy creatures, from fairy queens, elves, and brownies, to lutins, mermaids, dwarfs and trolls. Along with these tales are sumptuous images of the fairy world by artists such as William Blake, Richard Dadd, John Anster Fitzgerald, and Richard Doyle, supplemented with newly commissioned drawings by Jacqueline Mair." Includes Bibliography, and A Glossary of Fairies. Book weight approx. 730g.   Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011596  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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