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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
 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/Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003279  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
 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
 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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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)
 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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CELTIC MYTHOLOGY
no author
ISBN: 1855342995
Geddes & Grosset Scotland 2006 Reprint
 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 BOOK OF GREMLINS
Ridley, Michael and Neary, Bryan
ISBN: 0046045007
J.M. Dent & Sons London 1980 First Edition
 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 +/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010794  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GREEK MYTHS : Illustrated Edition
Graves, Robert
Book Club Associates London 1985 Reprint
 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/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010943  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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
 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 +/Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011596  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY : The World of the Greek Gods and Heroes in Words and Pictures
Houtzager, Guus
ISBN: 9036615011
Rebo Publishers The Netherlands 2003 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 269pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head. From the rear panel: " . . . the main Greek gods, heroes, demigods and other mythological figures and expressions are dealt with very clearly. Key words are given at the beginning in a comprehensive introduction, in which you can read about how the myths came into existence, and well as the meanings that lie behind them. Includes Bibliography and Index, 500 colour illustrations. " Book weight approx. 900g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011610  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE WORLD’S MYTHOLOGY IN COLOUR
Ions, Veronica
ISBN: 0600552349
Hamlyn London 1994 Reprint
 Hardcover Fine copy in fine dustjacket. Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 290 x 210mm; 350 pages 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14971  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE PROPHECIES OF THE BRAHAN SEER Coinneach Odhar Fiosaiche
Mackenzie, Alexander
Eneas Mackay Stirling 1948 Reprint
 Hardcover With an Introductory Chapter by Andrew Lang, brown cloth boards in dustjacket, jacket chipped at spine ends, ownership sticker on front endpaper, good copy in good dustjacket. ; 190 x 130mm; viii, 92 pages 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16290  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SOME ASPECTS OF MAORI MYTH AND RELIGION
Best, Elsdon
R. E. Owen, Government Printer Wellington 1954 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, A very good copy. ; Dominion Museum Monograph No. 1; 240 x 150mm; 44 pages Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17526  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HIGHLAND SUPERSTITIONS The Druids, Fairies, Witchcraft, Second Sight, Hallowe’en, Sacred Wells and Lochs, with Several Curious Instances of Highland Customs and Beliefs
MacGregor, Alexander
Eneas Mackay Stirling 1946 Reprint
 Hardcover With a foreword on superstitions and their origins by Isabel Cameron, original boards with some marks, previous owership names, otherwise a good copy, no dustjacket. ; 190 x 130mm; 78 pages Good with no dust jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17243  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE LEGENDS AND MYTHS OF HAWAII: The Fables and Folk-Lore of a Strange People
His Hawaiian Majesty King David Kalakaua
ISBN: 0935180869
Mutual Publishing of Hawaii Honolulu 1990 Reprint
 Paperback Previous owners name inside front cover blacked out otherwise a fine copy, contains the complete text of the original hardback edition; 180 x 105mm; x, 530 pages 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16466  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LEGENDS OF KING ARTHUR Arthur, Tristan, the Holy Grail in 3 Volumes
Barber, Richard edited by
The Folio Society London 2001 First Edition; Second Printing
 Hardcover 726 pages, illustrations by Roman Pisarev, very nice copies without a slipcase. ; 230 x 150mm 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16333  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
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. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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KOREAN FOLKTALES
Cho Hee-Woong
ISBN: 8988095057
Jimoondang Publishing Co. Seoul - Edison 2001 First Edition
 Hardcover Edited by Carolyn Scheer. Translated by Hye-Kyung Yoo, English Language text, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. The very essence of the Korean culture and the souls of its people are revealed in the folktales here. The stories spring from every corner of the Korean peninsula and span many centuries. ; Korean Studies Series No. 5; 230 x 160mm; xxxii, 260 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19820  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE GODDESS Mythological Images of the Feminine
Downing, Christine
ISBN: 0824506243
Crossroad New York 1984 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, a very good copy. In a series of chapters each focusing on a different goddess or mythical woman, Christine Downing traces her own path of individuation from maiden-daughter to mature woman. A therapist, university professor of religion, and former president of the American Academy of Religion, she writes what is essentially an autobiography with an inner focus on her dreams and fantasies, and their meanings to her. She writes in a direct and intimate way, using to great bit effortless effect her deep culture and wide learning. -"The Journal of Analytical Psychology". -"The Journal of Analytical Psychology". -"The Journal of Analytical Psychology". -"The Journal of Analytical Psychology".; 225 x 150mm; xiii, 250 pages Very Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20034  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
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. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. 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: 9781840009255
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. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. 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: 9781840009255
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. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. 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: 9781840009255
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. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. 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: 9781840009255
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. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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THE BOOK OF THE SAGAS
Hoffman, Alice S.
Ernest Nister, Jointly with E.P.Dutton London and New York  
 Hardcover Original green cloth. Art-illustrated endpapers. Undated [early 20th century]. Colour-art frontispiece plus 5 other unpaginated like plates. Intext b/white sketch-art [several full-page]. All illustrations by Gordon Browne R.I. [1858-1932]. Book clean. Spine firm, lightly shaken. Random colour flecks, specks and edgewear on boards. Former owner's bookplate affixed to illustrated ffep., like inscription on verso of same. An area [one sq. in.] of biopredation on rear endpaper, otherwise leaves clean. No dustjacket. Stories of Norse and Viking mythology, including Odin, Thor, Baldur, Frey and Gerda, Iduna, Loki, Harald Hairfair, Volund, Iceland Folk and more. Book weight approx. 860g.   Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004708  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
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. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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TALES OF MY GRANDMOTHER’S DREAMTIME
Naiura
ISBN: 1876206195
Bartel Publications Mascot, NSW, Australia 2006 Reprint
 Hardcover 44pp., recto page colour Aboriginal art illustrations by Naiura. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Aboriginal art illustrated gloss boards negligibly surface scuffed only. Authentic Aboriginal fables as told by the author's grandmother. Contents include: Dreamtime Symbols - Their Meanings, 17 fables, commencing with 'Baralga, the Foolish Brolga', and closing with 'Warrigal and the Mundurra, the Old Dingo and The Hunter'. Juvenile literature. Book weight approx. 470g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011328  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE LEGEND OF TE TUNA
Adams, Richard
ISBN: 0283993936
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1986 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 71pp., double-page, colour art plates, and b/white illustrations, by Ul de Rico. Book clean, square. Black boards lightly bumped at head. Leaves clean, negligibly browned at top edge. Art-illustrated (Ul de Rico), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. Fascinated by the Polynesian legend of Hina, the beautiful goddess of the sky; Maui, the half-human, half-divine trickster-hero; and the feared Te Tuna, terrible giant eel of the ocean depths, author Richard Adams wrote this narrative poem which retells the greatest of South Sea Legends . . . Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006328  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE SONG OF TALIESIN : Tales from King Arthur’s Bard
Matthews, John
ISBN: 0835608026
Quest Books/Theosophical Publishing House Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A. 2001 First Thus
 Softcover xii, + 234pp., intext b/white art-illustrations by Stuart Littlejohn. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated ('Riders of the Sidhe', John Duncan) card wrapper mildly edgeworn only, plus one tiny corner crease. "Twenty rare Celtic tales from Camelot . . . We know of Arthur as the 'once and future' legendary King . . . less known is Arthur's poet Taliesin - who, like Merlin, was said to have Shamanic powers . . . John Matthews has spent decades mining original sources, embellishing fragments with his rich knowledge of Celtic lore to create these little-known stories." Contents include: Acks., Note On Pronunciation, Introduction, 20 chapters, Sources, Notes. Book weight approx. 530g.   Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009351  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
(Geddes & Grossett)
ISBN: 1855343487
Geddes & Grosset Scotland 2002 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 479pp., b/white art illustrations of paintings and sculptures, intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very softly creased to a small portion of lower edge, negligibly scuffed only. "A collection of Classical myths, retold for the modern reader and with illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by them. Introductory material on the origin and development of Greek mythology. A dictionary of the tales, characters and traditions of Greek and Roman mythology. Book weight approx. 1.18 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good+.
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009360  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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VIKING MYTHS & LEGENDS
Sullivan, K. E.
ISBN: 186019382x
Brockhampton Press London 1998 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour plate illustrations (some full-page) throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated (Front: 'The Viking Sea Raiders', Albert Goodwin) gloss boards nominally bumped on head of backstrip, else fine. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Gods, goddesses, monsters, giants, elves and trolls contrast with earnest romances in Viking mythology. Heroes like Odin and Thor, Freyia and Loki, Sigurd and Gundrun are celebrated in this beautifully illustrated book of legends and sagas of bygone cultures in the Viking tradition . . . Contents include: Intro., Creation Myths, Legends of Odin and Asgard, ditto Thor, Freyia and other stories, End of the World, Glossary, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 860g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006751  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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