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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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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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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 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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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The Craft Of Poetic Speech In Ancient Greece
by Claude Calame translated from the French by Janice Orion
ISBN: 0801480221
Cornell University Press  1995 
 Soft Cover Ancient Greek literature - history and criticism. Greek Mythology. Semiotics. Rhetoric. The author challenges his readers to rethink the principles of mythmaking in the poetry and art of the ancient Greeks; he utilises the methodology of semiotics in formulating new ways of looking at the poetics of Homer, Hesiod, lyric, tragedy, and even history. 220 pages.  NEW
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: H8273  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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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)
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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)
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) 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. Near Fine Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) 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. Near Fine Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Quest for Paradise: Visions of Heaven and Eternity in the World’s Myths and Religions
Ashton, John; Whyte, Tom
New Burlington Books 2001  2001 
  4to. hardcover. 160pp. index, colour illus. near fine. / near fine d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35381  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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