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Bill Wannan’s great book of Australiana
Wannan, Bill, 1915-2003,
ISBN: 0851798535
Currey O'Neil, Melbourne, 1977. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Ron Edwards and Vane Lindesay. Reprint. folklore, legends, humour, and the yarns 3 books in one, an omnibus special, the 1st book The Australian, Book 2 My Kind of Country & Book 3 Come in Spinner Intermingled with Drawings of a Humorous Ilk. Quite Some Collection of Poetry As Well. The ISBN is courtesy of the National library of Australia. My kind of country Come in spinner Great book of Australiana Australian My kind of country. Come in spinner. Great book of Australiana. a clean copy with no damage to describe, apart from slight fading of the spine section of the dust jacket, and ageing of the page edges.. The best collection of reminiscences, poetry, humour and jokes. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XXII, 232, [16], 200, XVI, 208 pages being 3 volumes bound in one by the publisher. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ron Edwards and Vane Lindesay. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0851798535. ISBN/EAN: 9780851798530. Inventory No: 0279099. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279099  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. IV, 144 pages, introduction by author, further reading list, acknowledgements and index. Illustrated frontispiece, showing a mosaic of Apollo. The text is illustrated with numerous coloured and black-and-white photographs. Illustrated front cover, showing a Roman mosaic of Ganymede and the Eagle, with black writing on the front panel and spine. Apart from a couple of foxing spots to the front free end page and half title page, the book shows no damage. " This book traces the growth of Roman belief on primitive to take Religion. It shows how, with the expansion of empire, Rome opened up to a great influx of exotic religion and philosophy and these are also described. Epicureanism, Stoicism, Mithraism, the cult of Isis and other creeds all struggled for ascendancy until finally giving way to the new import from the east: Christianity." From the front paste down panel. Trace of foxing to the edges of the pages, internally clean. Small tear top and bottom left of the front panel of the dust jacket. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 141 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Rome; Ancient (BC); Inventory No: 0268517. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0268517  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Fairy tales from The Arabian Nights
Dixon, E. -- Editor,
Dent / Dutton, London, 1951. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Reprint. With 8 colour plates and 33 line drawings, price clipped dustjacket, and the dust jacket has had tape "repairs" to the head and tail of the spine section, where the tape has since fallen off, leaving brown marks. Small chips at the head and tail of the spine and top right of the front panel.Now protected. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. X, 334 pages in original illustrated hardcover binding, the illustration repeated on the end pages, and with no damage to the book.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0267698. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0267698  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT; 16 Volumes A Plain and Literal Translation of The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments & SUPPLEMENTAL NIGHTS; to the Book of the Thousand and One nights with Notes, Anthropological and Explanatory
Burton, Sir Richard -- Translator,
The Burton Club, America, 1975. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Volume 1 has the previous owner's name and the purchase price in 1977 in ink on the lower right hand corner of the front free end page. There is no other damage to describe. 10 gilt decorated hardcover volumes plus 6 argent ( silver) decorated supplemental volumes. All volumes have untrimmed front edges, and top edges tinted a pale burgundy. Apart from the singular annotation, the books do not appear to have been opened. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Arabia; Inventory No: 0238966. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 1760.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0238966  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The power of creative dreaming
Ball, Pamela,
ISBN: 1841934224
Capella, London, 2006. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. A secondhand copy no damage to describe, illustrated with tables and a number of black-and-white line drawings, includes the tools of the psyche, a listing of archetypes, the tarot, mythological figures, the zodiac and at the back of the book there is unused, a workbook. How and why we dream is 1 of life's deepest mysteries. The authors insist that you too can tap the rich subconscious of dreams within yourself and offer immensely practical, with exercise and step-by-step guidance a way to explore your dreams and to create the world you want. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; New Age & Spirituality; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1841934224. ISBN/EAN: 9781841934228. Inventory No: 0266820. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0266820  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva
O’Flaherty, Wendy Doniger,
ISBN: 0197135730
Oxford University Press, London, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. XIV, 386 pp., + 3 fold foldout page of "Chart of Motifs", 16 illustrations, 7 appendixes including glossary, bibliography and indices. Lower edge of the front board has a small knock. The dustwrapper is lightly rubbed along the top edge, and at the heel of the spine. "... applies structural methods previously unexloited by Indologists to a corpus of mythology never before analysed ( or, for the most part, translated from the Sanskrit ). " Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0197135730. ISBN/EAN: 9780197135730. Inventory No: 0206687. Very Good Condition
Price: 99.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206687  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Bill Wannan’s The Australian; Yarns, Ballads, Legends, Traditions
Wannan, Bill ,
Currey O'Neil, Melbourne, 1979. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Ron Edwards. Reprint. foreword by Alan Marshall, preface by author, preface to the third edition, acknowledgements, editor's note. Gilt coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Ron Edwards. White and olive flecked coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Vane Lindsay, with black and blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. This book was first published in 1954. "Bill Wannan's best-selling The Australian represents the culmination of the author's lifelong investigation into what made Australians what they are." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. In this book you will find the funniest, most dramatic, finest ballads, sayings, legends, superstitions, anecdotes from Australia's past. the spine section of the dustwrapper has faded, otherwise there is no damage worth reporting. The book appears not to have any annotations, and the dust jacket has no tears. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (5), VI-XXII, (232, (2) pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ron Edwards. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Humour ; Australia; History. Inventory No: 0258578. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0258578  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Book of the Epic; The World’s Greatest Epics told in Stories
Guerber, H. A.,
George G. Harrap, London, 1930. Reprint
 Hardcover (Cloth backed boards) Hardcover (Cloth backed boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. some of the illustrators include Gilbert Bayes, Evelyn Paul, Willy Pogany, Gertrude Steele and Nancy Smith. The dust jacket as can be seen is torn at the top left of the front panel with minor loss, and rub and is price clipped. Internally, very bright, very clean and without foxing. all 32 of the plates are present, and are reproduced in both black and white, and colour. The Greek epics, the Latin epics, French epics, Spanish, Portuguese Italian, British Isles (including Paradise lost and regained), German epics and ethics of the Netherlands and Scandinavia, Russia and Finland, Central Europe and the Balkans, Hebrew and early Christian, Arabian and Persian, Indian, Chinese and Japanese poetry and just to keep the Americans happy the song of Hiawatha. The book is indexed. the dark green cloth has gilt titles on the spine and blind stamping on the edges of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 632 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; poetry. Inventory No: 0256783. Very Good Condition
Price: 66.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0256783  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Visit to the Great Ant Kingdom
Tianxiu, Li,
ISBN: 7800512983
Dolphin Books, Beijing, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Shiming Zhang. First Edition. 42 pages of illustrations with a line of text at the bottom of each page, decorated endpages, colour illustrated boards matching the wrapper. A neat tidy copy. . Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Shiming Zhang. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 7800512983. ISBN/EAN: 9787800512988. Inventory No: 0210397. Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0210397  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Moon Under Her Feet; the story of Mari Magdalene in the service of the great Mother
Kinstler, Clysta,
ISBN: 0062504975
Harper San Francisco, New York, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 300 g; 315 pages, includes notes and bibliography, and illustrated with some line drawings, and a key to the characters. The book shows no damage apart from the usual age darkening of the page edges. -- A reintroducing of the Goddess/mother back into the Bible, showing the role of women and the influence of Goddess worship. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion; Gender Studies; Religion -- Christianity; ISBN: 0062504975. ISBN/EAN: 9780062504975. Inventory No: 0228038. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228038  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
The Gresham Publishing Company, London, No date. no Indication
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. no Indication. 1.150 kg; XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, colour frontispiece with tissue guard, seven other plates in colour, 26 monochrome drawings and paintings (the one at page 274/275 has partially come away). Top edge of text block tinted a dark green, with the spine, and front board, titled with dark red ink, and a small decoration in lemon yellow. Slight bumping to the spine at the bottom, and rubbing of the lower corners of the cloth, and there is a chip to the cloth on the front edge approximately 3 inches from the top. . This volume and deals with the prose or verse tales styled Romances, as told in one of the Romance languages, being mainly indeed of French origin. The book is divided into two parts, the first giving an account of the character and development of Romance, which in the second and larger division is represented by typical tales from its various schools. -- from the preface. Published at the beginning of the last century Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0221286. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good Condition
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0221286  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The British ( Myths and Legends ) (originally published as Hero Myths & Legends of the British Race)
Ebbutt, M. I. (Matthews, John editor ),
ISBN: 1859580017
Senate , London, 1994. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Black-and-white plates. Reprint. 16 chapters cover 16 different aspects of English and even French history and mythology. No damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [26], 374 pages including glossary and index, in original colour illustrated softcover binding. there is no damage to describe apart from aged toning of the page edges. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Black-and-white plates. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain; ISBN: 1859580017. ISBN/EAN: 9781859580011. Inventory No: 0267762. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0267762  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Dawn of Time: Aboriginal Myths in Paintings
Mountford Charles P.,
Rigby Limited, Adelaide, 1969. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Reprint. 400 grammes; 80 pages, last blank, introduction by Charles P. Mountford. The text is illustrated with 32 full colour quarter page/full-page illustrations by Ainslie Roberts and numerous black-and-white illustrations by the same artist. Brown coloured boards with white illustrations of kangaroos to the lower edge of the front panel. White writing to the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Ainslie Roberts, against a white background with black writing on the front panel and spine. Some rubbing to the top and bottom dust wrapper edges, and price clipping of the front fold over flap. The retelling of some of the Australian Aboriginal myths as re-told by Charles P. Mountford and drawn by Ainslie Roberts. . Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; mythology; Aboriginal -- Australia; Art -- Australian; Australia; Inventory No: 0223732. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0223732  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Marguerite de Angeli’s Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes
Angeli, Marguerite de,
Doubleday, USA, 1970. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Reprint. Dustjacket is rubbed and has a chip at the bottom of the spine, and trivial handling marks to the page edges, and a 1 inch tear at the top left of the rear panel. Previous owner's name on the 1st page along with a little bit of foxing, otherwise internally bright and clean. Illustrated with black-and-white pencil drawings, and part and full page colour drawings. The dust jacket shows a silver medal for the Caldercott honor book, but there is no date indicated (1956), And the book has multiple reprints, my guess being probably 1970s Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; After; Children. Inventory No: 0266187. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0266187  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Love and be Wise : Based on ’ Riquet a La Houppe ’ By Charles Perrault
Perrault, Charles [ Retold by Anne Carter ],
ISBN: 0744506093
Walker Books, London, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Jean Claverie. First Edition. VI, 45 pages. Pale orange coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with wonderful full page and occasional double page illustrations by Jean Claverie. " "Illustrated front cover, again by Jean Claverie, with brown background and black titles to the front panel and back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper, using the same illustration as for underlying boards. Black titles to the front panel and to the back strip. A trace of foxing to the top edge of the text block. A retelling of the 17th-century French fairytale writer Charles Perraults' story of Riquet of the Quiff and his lady love. . Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Jean Claverie. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustrated; Fiction -- Childrens; ISBN: 0744506093. ISBN/EAN: 9780744506099. Inventory No: 0219907. Very Good Condition
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0219907  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Krampus: The Devil of Christmas
Monte Beauchamp,
ISBN: 9780867197471
Last Gasp, San Francisco, 2010. Fourth Printing
 Hardcover Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket. Fourth Printing. Size: 22cm x 14cm. 199 pages. Shipped Weight: .6 kilos. ISBN/EAN: 9780867197471. As New
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0010304  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Man, Myth and Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural [24 Volumes ]
Cavendish, Richard editor,
ISBN: 0839360355
Marshall Cavendish, London, 1970. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: artworks & photographs. Edition Unstated. Volume 1 has a small split at the lower right of the spine. ALL other 23 volumes are in very good+ condition. a very well researched and presented reference book of man, myths, mythology, legends, magic, and the occult, not limited to Europe, with many references to Australia, North and South America, India, Asia and the smaller islands around the world. posting the books to north-western Western Australia, or to outback Queensland will cost as much as $120! Please contact us to discuss options. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 3376 pages. 24-volume set (complete). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: artworks & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. ISBN: 0839360355. ISBN/EAN: 9780839360353. Inventory No: 0279517. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 550.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279517  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The OZ Files : Government files reveal the inside story of Australian UFO sightings
Chalker, Bill
ISBN: 1875989048
Duffy & Snellgrove, Sydney, 1996. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. "Close encounters of the most compelling kind. This book contains the first authoritative account of Australian UFO experiences ever published. Author Bill Chalker is a scientist & a leading UFO researcher. He was the first outsider ever granted access to the Royal Australian Air Force's classified UFO files. Here he presents the evidence of police, pilots, top public servants, missionaries, scientists & other credible witnesses. What he found may astound you..." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 239 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: New Age & Alternative; Australia; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1875989048. ISBN/EAN: 9781875989041. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19154. Good Condition
Price: 62.55 (AUD)
Book Number: 19154  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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Mysticism and Logic
Russell, Bertrand
Unwin Books, London, 1963. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Edition Unstated. The title-essay of this collection suggests Bertrand Russell's lifelong preoccupation; the disentanglement, with ever-increasing precision, of what is objective or capable of logical demonstration. Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm-180mm. 167 pages. Spine is cocked and has some reading creases. Covers have some foxing. Edges browned slightly. Covers have some shelf-wear, as well as some bumping to corners and extremiies. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Philosophy. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18731. Fair Condition
Price: 5.56 (AUD)
Book Number: 18731  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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Something is Out There : Unlocking Australia’s Paranormal Secrets
Miller, Osborn, Julie, Grant
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2010. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Join sky-watchers as they chase flying saucers & extraterrestrial craft across Australia in their quest for close encounters of many kinds...Not all strange creatures come from outer space. Monsters are said to stalk Australia's forests, mountains & rivers - elusive species fanatically hunted by scientists called cryptozoologists...While such scary creatures stalk our landscape, ghost hunters & psychic investigators tiptoe along creaking corridors to obtain proof of goings-on from the 'other side'." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 363 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, a few creases as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; New Age & Alternative. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18655. Good Condition
Price: 20.85 (AUD)
Book Number: 18655  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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The Betrayal of Arthur
Sara Douglass,
ISBN: 0330362194
Macmillan, Sydney, 1999. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Edition Unstated. "From the manuscripts of a twelfth-century English cleric to a New York bestseller, tales of King Arthur & his court permeate our world. But where did the stories start & how much is true? Was Merlin a wise man or a magician? And was King Arthur a great & glorious king or a tragic man doomed from conception. The Betrayal of Arthur is an enchanting exploration of Arthurian legend, twentieth-century sensibilities & the medieval mind." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 325 pages. There is a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block. Covers have some shelf-wear, as well as some bumping to corners and extremiies. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. ISBN: 0330362194. ISBN/EAN: 9780330362191. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18587. Good
Price: 55.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 18587  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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Who Was The Man From Snowy River: A Hundred Year Old Mystery
Locker, Neville (Compiler)
Self published, Australia, 2003. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Taken from summary at the end of the booklet: "Our claim that Charlie McKeahnie was the inspiration for Banjo Patterson's ballad is based on primary documentary evidence. His sister Lem McKeahnie's letter, Barcroft Boake's ballad "On The Range". And secondary evidence through contemporary newspaper cuttings. Furthermore, the detailed time-line shows that on the basis of probability Charlie McKeahnie is the only claimant who fills all the necessary criteria..." Stapled Paper Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. Item Type: Ephemera. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Unpaginated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; 19th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18314. Good Condition
Price: 20.85 (AUD)
Book Number: 18314  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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Mayan Dream Walk Literate Shamanism in the Yucatan
Luxton; Balam, Richard; Pablo
ISBN: 0091448212
Rider & Company, London, 1981. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Mayan Dream Walk is the story of Mayan hieroglyphic writing remembered & interpreted by a contemporary Mayan Indian, don Pablo Balam, working with a young Anglo-Peruvian writer, Richard Luxton." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 247 pages. Old price label on front cover. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Covers have some shelf wear & bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; South America; ISBN: 0091448212. ISBN/EAN: 9780091448219. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14363. Good Condition
Price: 30.58 (AUD)
Book Number: 14363  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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Discovered - Noah’s Ark!
Ron Wyatt,
World Bible Society, USA, 1989. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40629. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40629  Bookseller: Berry Books
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Encyclopedia of the Bizarre Amazing, Strange, Inexplicable, Weird and All True!
Julie Mooney,
ISBN: 1579122167
Black Dog & Leventhal, New York, 2002. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1579122167. ISBN/EAN: 9781579122164. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40599. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40599  Bookseller: Berry Books
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The World of Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Julie Mooney,
ISBN: 1579122728
Black Dog & Leventhal, New York, 1999. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1579122728. ISBN/EAN: 9781579122720. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40600. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40600  Bookseller: Berry Books
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not - Utterly Crazy
Geoff Tibballs,
ISBN: 160991001X
Ripley Publishing, USA, 2011. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 160991001X. ISBN/EAN: 9781609910013. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40601. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40601  Bookseller: Berry Books
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Dear Mr. Ripley: A Compendium of Curioddities from the Believe It or Not! Archives
Mark Sloan; Roger Manley; Michelle Van Parys; Robert Le Roy Ripley,
ISBN: 0821219685
Bulfinch, New York, 1994. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0821219685. ISBN/EAN: 9780821219683. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40602. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40602  Bookseller: Berry Books
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The World’s Greatest Mysteries
Joyce Robins,
ISBN: 0600561623
Hamlyn, London, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600561623. ISBN/EAN: 9780600561620. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40604. Very Good
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From Other Worlds - Aliens, Abductions and UFOs
Evans, Hilary,
ISBN: 185868613X
Carlton, London, 1998. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 185868613X. ISBN/EAN: 9781858686134. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40607. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Encyclopedia Horrifica: The Terrifying TRUTH! About Vampires, Ghosts, Monsters, and More
Joshua Gee,
ISBN: 0439922550
Scholastic, New York, 2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. ISBN: 0439922550. ISBN/EAN: 9780439922555. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40608. Very Good
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Mysterious Creatures - Mysteries of the Unknown
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0809463326
Time-Life Books, USA, 1988. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0809463326. ISBN/EAN: 9780809463329. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40609. Very Good
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Hauntings - Mysteries of the Unknown
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0809463520
Time-Life Books, USA, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0809463520. ISBN/EAN: 9780809463527. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40610. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Mystic Places - Mysteries of the Unknown
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0809463121
Time-Life Books, USA, 1987. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0809463121. ISBN/EAN: 9780809463121. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40611. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The UFO Phenomena - Mysteries of the Unknown
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0809463245
Time-Life Books, USA, 1987. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0809463245. ISBN/EAN: 9780809463244. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40612. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Tolkien : The Illustrated Encyclopaedia
David Day,
ISBN: 1857323467
Mitchell Beazley, London, 1992. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1857323467. ISBN/EAN: 9781857323467. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40613. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Mysteries of the Unexplained
Reuben Stone,
ISBN: 185605134X
Blitz Editions, London, 1993. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 185605134X. ISBN/EAN: 9781856051347. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40614. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Ancient Mysteries
Peter Haining,
ISBN: 0283983213
Hutchinson, Australia, 1977. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0283983213. ISBN/EAN: 9780283983214. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40615. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Virtual Odditorium
Katherine Gleason,
ISBN: 1884270301
Ripley Entertainment, USA, 2006. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1884270301. ISBN/EAN: 9781884270307. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40616. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Ripley’s Berlieve It Or Not! Strikingly True
Geoff Tibballs,
ISBN: 1609910001
Ripley, USA, 2013. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1609910001. ISBN/EAN: 9781609910006. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40617. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Prepare to Be Shocked
Ripley Entertainment Staff,
ISBN: 1893951316
Ripley , USA, 2008. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1893951316. ISBN/EAN: 9781893951310. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40618. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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1001 Horrible Facts - A Yukkopedia of Gross Truths About Everything
Anne Rooney,
ISBN: 1841934690
Arcturus Publishing , London, 2008. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Reference. ISBN: 1841934690. ISBN/EAN: 9781841934693. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40620. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Incredible Phenomena
Peter Brookesmith,
ISBN: 0856136301
Orbis, London, 1984. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0856136301. ISBN/EAN: 9780856136306. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40621. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Man Bites Man - The Scrapbook of an Edwardian Eccentric
George Ives - Paul Sieveking,
ISBN: 0905150155
Jay Landesman, London, 1980. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0905150155. ISBN/EAN: 9780905150154. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40623. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Pearl in the Rice - Ancient Vietnamese Fables
Leo Booth with Kien Lam,
ISBN: 1892841053
SCP Ltd.,  2003. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 7"-8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1892841053. ISBN/EAN: 9781892841056. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 41765. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Fairy Faiths in Celtic Countries: The Classic Study of Leprechauns, Pixies, and Other Fairy Spirits
Evans-Wentz, W. Y,
ISBN: 0806525797
Citadel Press, New York, 2003. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Creases in cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0806525797. ISBN/EAN: 9780806525792. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9899. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The World’s Mythology in Colour
Veronica Ions,
ISBN: 0600552349
Hamlyn, Great Britain, 1987. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Previous owner's sticker. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Art & Design. ISBN: 0600552349. ISBN/EAN: 9780600552345. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 42046. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Evolutionary Witchcraft
T. Thorn Coyle,
ISBN: 1585423475
Tarcher , USA, 2004. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1585423475. ISBN/EAN: 9781585423477. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 41706. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Fire Burn - Tales of Witchery
Ken Radford,
Michael O'Mara Books, London, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Minor wear to jacket edges. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40589. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Handbook of Ancient Wisdom
Eason, Cassandra,
ISBN: 1863095853
The Book Company, Australia, 1998. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good /. . 3000 years of magic and folklore from Tribal Australia to Ancient Egypt and Native America Size: 7"- 8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Aborigines; ISBN: 1863095853. ISBN/EAN: 9781863095853. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007991. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Bunyip And Other Mythical Monsters And Legends
Barrett, Charles,
Robert Harris, Melbourne, 1946. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/. . Cover a little worn. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 41145. Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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The Thirteen Original Clan Mothers: Your Sacred Path to Discovering the Gifts, Talents, and Abilities of the Feminine Through the Ancient Teachings of the Sisterhood
Jamie Sams,
ISBN: 0062507567
,  1994. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Self Help & Motivation. ISBN: 0062507567. ISBN/EAN: 9780062507563. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40425. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Bulfinch’s Mythology - Illustrated: The Age Of Fable, The Age Of Chivalry, Legends Of Charlemagne.
Bulfinch, Thomas,
ISBN: 0517262770
Avenel Books, New York, 1978. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. . Previous owner's name in ink on bottom foredge. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517262770. ISBN/EAN: 9780517262771. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 26108. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Cry for Myth
Rollo May,
ISBN: 0285631330
Souvenir Press, London, 1993. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0285631330. ISBN/EAN: 9780285631335. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 41752. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Ancient Israel: Myths And Legends - 3 Volumes in 1
Rappoport, Angelo S.,
ISBN: 0517632195
Bonanza Books, New York, 1987. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrator: J.H. Amshewitz. . Size: 9"- 10" Tall. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Illustrator: J.H. Amshewitz. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517632195. ISBN/EAN: 9780517632192. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9595. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Tai-Lu Talking
Shelagh Fraser & Billy Thatcher,
William Heinemann, Great Britain, 1952. Proof Copy
 Soft cover with dust jacket Soft cover with dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrator: Janet Johnstone and Anne Grahame-Johnstone. Proof Copy. Soft cover proof copy with what appears to be the dustwrapper for the hard cover. No internal markings. Minor tears to extremities of dustwrapper as it is too big for the paperback. 126 pages with numeraous black/white illustrations. Illustrator: Janet Johnstone and Anne Grahame-Johnstone. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Cats; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000201. This booklet or book is lighter than a standard-size book, and may involve a lesser shipping cost than that quoted by this site. If that is the case, you will be charged the lesser rate when your order is processed, not the rate shown here. Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
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Secrets of the Gnomes
Wil Huygen,
ISBN: 0333338499
MacMillan, Sydney, 1982. First Australian
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. First Australian. Light wear to extremities of dust wrapper. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0333338499. ISBN/EAN: 9780333338490. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54588. Very Good Condition
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Kupi-Kupi and the Girl - Aboriginal Legend
Daphne Punytjina Burton,
ISBN: 187564153X
Magabala Books Aboriginal Corporation, Western Australia, 2000. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. Illustrator: Carolyn Windy. First Edition. 34 pages. Text is in English & Pitjantjatjara. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Illustrator: Carolyn Windy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; English & Pitjantjatjara Language; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 187564153X. ISBN/EAN: 9781875641536. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52770. Near Fine Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Myths of Ancient Greece
Robert Graves,
Cassell, London, 1964. Fourth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Fourth Edition. Age tanning to end papers and along closed edges of book. Wear and tear to extremities of dust wrapper. General age and reading wear. 160 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages. Illustrator: Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Greece; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54786. Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The World of Odysseus
M I Finley,
Penguin,  1956. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. reprint. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's details on first page. Age tanning to pages. General age and reading wear. 190 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Greece; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54195. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
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Three Romances - Love Stories from Camelot
Winifred Rosen,
ISBN: 0437717054
World's Work Ltd, England, 1984. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Paul O Zelinsky. . Light age and reading wear. 122 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Illustrator: Paul O Zelinsky. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0437717054. ISBN/EAN: 9780437717054. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54698. Very Good Condition
Price: 13.50 (AUD)
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The Golem
Isaac Bashevis Singer,
ISBN: 0233975349
Andre Deutsch, London, 1983. First Thus
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illustrator: Uri Shulevitz. First Thus. Used hardback - free from inscriptions. No torn or missing pages. Dustwrapper has minor edgewear and foxing. Beautiful illustrations. 85 pages. Illustrator: Uri Shulevitz. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0233975349. ISBN/EAN: 9780233975344. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000949. Very Good+
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Joe Nangan’s Dreaming - Aboriginal legends of the North-West
Joe Nangan & Hugh Edwards,
ISBN: 017005067X
Thomas Nelson, Melbourne, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Light reading wear to book. Moderate wear and tear to extremities of dust wrapper. 64 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 017005067X. ISBN/EAN: 9780170050678. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54152. Very Good Condition
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
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Tales From The Igloo
Edited and translated by Father Maurice Metayer,
ISBN: 088830062X
Hurtig, Canada, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Agnes Nanagak. First Edition. General reading wear. 128 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Illustrator: Agnes Nanagak. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States Alaska; ISBN: 088830062X. ISBN/EAN: 9780888300621. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53122. Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Fairies
Scalora, Suza
ISBN: 0060282347
Harper Collins,  1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Beautiful glossy photo illustrations of 'fairies'. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0060282347. ISBN/EAN: 9780060282349. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52466. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Letters from Beyond the Sambatyon - The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes - includes audio CD/CD-ROM
Edited by Simcha Shtull-Trauring,
ISBN: 1888297034
Maxima, New York, 1997. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Light age and reading wear. Mark in front of dust wrapper from old price sticker. 64 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1888297034. ISBN/EAN: 9781888297034. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54781. Very Good Condition
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
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The Witches and Wizards of Oberin
Scalora, Suza
ISBN: 006029535X
Joanna Cotler Books, New York, 2001. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Fairies, fantasy, photography. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 006029535X. ISBN/EAN: 9780060295356. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51919. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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The Great Deeds of Superheroes
Saxby, Maurice
ISBN: 0855748842
Millennium, New South Wales, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Robert Ingpen. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on first page. Some shelf rubbing to edges of book. Minor wear to extremities of dust jacket. 184 pages. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Illustrator: Robert Ingpen. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0855748842. ISBN/EAN: 9780855748845. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51903. Good Condition
Price: 22.50 (AUD)
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Diane Goode’s Book of Giants & Little People.
Diane Goode,
ISBN: 0525456600
Dutton Children's Books, New York, 1997. First Edition
 Hard Cover Laminated Boards Hard Cover Laminated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Beautifully illustrated children's book. Covered in protective plastic. Gift inscription on title page. Rest of book in spotless condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0525456600. ISBN/EAN: 9780525456605. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000104. Very Good
Price: 10.50 (AUD)
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This is Still Rainbow Snake Country Australian Aboriginal Myths
Berndt, Catherine
ISBN: 0725310669
Bookshelf Publishing, Australia, 2000. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Raymond Meeks. Reprint. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 56 pages. Illustrator: Raymond Meeks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Children. ISBN: 0725310669. ISBN/EAN: 9780725310660. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51987. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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The Black Spearman - a story of the builders of the great mounds
Pitt L Fitzgerald,
Books Inc, New York, 1939. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Pitt L Fitzgerald. . Some moderate wear to outer boards. Light age and reading wear. 272 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Illustrator: Pitt L Fitzgerald. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; Indigenous Cultures. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54608. Good Condition
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
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Oceanic and Australian Mythology
Roslyn Poignant,
ISBN: 0600342832
Newnes Books, England, 1985. New revised edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. New revised edition. Moderate age and reading wear to book and dust wrapper. 144 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0600342832. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342830. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54855. Very Good Condition
Price: 23.50 (AUD)
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Myths of Britain
Senior, Michael
ISBN: 0856132446
Orbis , London, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Some foxing to reverse of jacket. 242 pages. Text body is clean and free from underlining and highlighting.. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Early (0-1000 AD); ISBN: 0856132446. ISBN/EAN: 9780856132445. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51585. Very Good Condition
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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race
T W Rolleston,
George G Harrap, London, 1919. Second
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Fair Condition/No Jacket. Illustrator: Stephen Reid. Second. No missing plates. Pages have been hand cut -rather roughly in some cases. Foxing to pages. No internal inscriptions. Binding a little sloppy with some webbing showing at front boards. Outer boards are clean and the gold lettering is still bright. Corners are bumped and rear boards have some scuffing. Very comprehensive covering subjects such as 'the Celts in ancient history', 'Irish invasion myths', tales of the Ossianic Cycle' etc. Also Genealogical tables of the House of Don, House of Lllyr and Arthur and his Kin. Without packaging this book weighs 850gms. 457 pages. Illustrator: Stephen Reid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000272. Fair Condition
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Women of Camelot ~ Queens and Enchantresses at the Court of King Arthur
Hoffman, Mary
ISBN: 0864154097
Orchard Australia, Sydney, 2000. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Christina Balit. . The bottom corner of the pages are lightly 'waffled' - probably been damp at some stage. No staining to pages. 67 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Illustrator: Christina Balit. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children; Britain/UK; Early (0-1000 AD); Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0864154097. ISBN/EAN: 9780864154095. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52286. Very Good Condition
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Biblische Gestalten in der Legende
Weissmann, Frieda,
J. Kauffmann, Frankfurt am Main, 1928. not Indicated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. not Indicated. 250 g; 88 pages, last three pages advertisements, 10 stories taken from the Bible (Old Testament). Aside from part of the binding being visible between pages 32 and 33, the book is in good order. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0213062. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The Penelopiad ; The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
Atwood, Margaret,
ISBN: 1920885951
Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2005. Reissued, 1st thus
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reissued, 1st thus. a retelling of Homer's account, this time, from his wife's side with Penelope giving the telling of it and explaining what led up to the hanging of the 12 maids. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Classics; ISBN: 1920885951. ISBN/EAN: 9781920885953. Inventory No: 0251791. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The Prayers and Meditations of Saint Anselm
Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury 1033-1109,
ISBN: 0140442782
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. A very clean copy, over opened at page 114/15, foxing of the 1st and last end pages, and aged toning of the page edges. Previous owner's details at top of 1st page. RW Southern has written a full word to the selection of the works of St Anselm, whose tussle, as archbishop of Canterbury,, with early Norman Kings earned him a place in secular as well as religious history Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0140442782. ISBN/EAN: 9780140442786. Inventory No: 0266909. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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eirik the red
Jones, Gwyn translator,
Oxford University Press, London, 1961. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: maps. Edition Unstated. second-hand copy, rear panel has 2 short tears, with no loss, and rubbing of the right-hand edge of the spine and the bottom edge of the spine, quarter inch tear of the top edge of the dust jacket which is price clip. Previous owner's initials at the top of the front end page, pages 35 42 have a crease at the lower right-hand corner from mishandling. No other damage. Illustrated with a double page map of Iceland. Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). XX, 318, [12] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Iceland; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 0277454. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The First Sunrise
Mountford Charles P.,
ISBN: 0851792537
Rigby, Adelaide, 1974. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Reprint. 79 pp, black and white frontispiece. In the text there is one story to one illustration, which is in colour, there are also black and white sketches within the text. Lemon boards with browned embossed illus. Brown printing on spine. This is a book about the Aboriginal Dreamtime myths as told to Charles Mountford and interpreted by Ainslie Roberts, artist. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; mythology; Aboriginal -- Australia; Australia; Art & Design. ISBN: 0851792537. ISBN/EAN: 9780851792538. Inventory No: 0220968. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Mysteries of Atlantis Revisited (Edgar Cayce’s wisdom for the new age)
Cayce, Edgar Evans; Schwartzer, Gail Cayce; Richards, Douglas G.,
ISBN: 0062501410
Harper & Row, San Francisco, 1988. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Second-hand copy slight rubbing of the corners of the binding, and a couple of small marks on the front edge of the pages. Internally clean, without annotation. Illustrated with maps. Published in conjunction with the Association for Research and Enlightenment Incorporated, this is a volume out of a series of 12 volumes exploring the philosophy, teachings, visions and methods of Edgar Cayce one of the world's leading psychics. Rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XXII, 202 pages, indexed with selected bibliography.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: New Age & Alternative; Atlantis; Atlantis; ISBN: 0062501410. ISBN/EAN: 9780062501417. Inventory No: 0270394. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The Age of Fable -- Everyman’s library 472
Bulfinch, Thomas,
J. M. Dent, London, 1931. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 300 g; X, 372, 16 pages (the last 16 being advertisements are the books in the Everyman's library), in original blue cloth covered boards, with decorated dustjacket. This volume is one of the selected volumes from the section "for Young People". Top edge of text block is tinted, otherwise the book itself is in very good order. The dustjacket is rubbed with short splits at the top and bottom of the fold overs, and rubbing with minor chipping to the top of the spine section, which shows handling marks. Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0227505. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Grendel
Gardner, John,
ISBN: 0140058206
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1980. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Emil Antonucci. Reprint. this book is the basis of the 1st full-length animated film made in Australia, and in it, gGrendel, the 1st and most terrifying monster in English literature tells his own side (the true side) of the Beowulf story This is the first Penguin edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 174 pages. a clean secondhand copy, no damage to detail apart from age toning of the page edges. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Emil Antonucci. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Science Fiction & Fantasy; Fantasy; Epic; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0140058206. ISBN/EAN: 9780140058208. Inventory No: 0265058. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Caltex Book of Maori Lore
Cowan, James,
ISBN: 0589000144
A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington , 1972. reprint
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Dennis Turner. reprint. some signs of age, but essentially a clean well preserved copy. "James Cowan was responsible for an upsurge of interest in the Maori race. It is hoped that this addition of an unpublished Cowan manuscript will arouse interest in his other books and in the history and traditions that he sought to preserve. The JB Palmer page 6 Size: Trade Paperback. 72 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Dennis Turner. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; New Zealand; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0589000144. ISBN/EAN: 9780589000141. Inventory No: 0248569. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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The Monsters and the Critics: And Other Essays. edited by Christopher Tolkien
Tolkien J. R. R.,
ISBN: 026110263X
HarperCollins, London, 1997. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. clean copy, no damage apart from half a rubber star stamped to the bottom edge. 7 essays were with one exception delivered as general lectures on particular occasions, and while they mostly arose out of Tolkien's work in mediaeval literature, they are accessible to all people. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Europe; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 026110263X. ISBN/EAN: 9780261102637. Inventory No: 0264731. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Revelations of Divine Love
Julian of Norwich,
ISBN: 0140441778
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover, traces of foxing to the inside of both front and rear covers and end pages, age darkening of the page edges. Previous bookseller's price on the front panel, and there is a mark on the rear panel please refer to attached image. This book is an account of the 16 visions which appeared to mother Julian (1342-1416) Eric Luce who lived at Norwich in the 14th century together with her meditations on these mystical experiences. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0140441778. ISBN/EAN: 9780140441772. Inventory No: 0266906. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Romans and Their Gods (Ancient Culture & Society)
OGILVIE, R. M.,
ISBN: 0701114967
Chatto & Windus, London, 1970. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: maps & photographs. reprint. The author makes wide use of original material to give a picture of religious life between 80 B.C and A.D. 69 Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 135 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: maps & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Rome; ISBN: 0701114967. ISBN/EAN: 9780701114961. Inventory No: 0251733. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The Mabinogion
Jones, Gwyneth & Jones, Thomas,
ISBN: 0460010972
J. M. Dent, London, 1975. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. there is no damage to describe of the book, apart from toning of the page edges due to age. The book includes supplementary textual notes, and a catalogue of books available in Everyman's Library. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 283 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Celtic; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 0460010972. ISBN/EAN: 9780460010979. Inventory No: 0250926. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The thousand and one nights the hunchback Sindbad And Other tales
Dawood, N. J. Translator,
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1954. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. In an Internet where many people say "amazingly clean,", this is actually a copy that if it were printed in 1954 has survived much better than the writer of this description who was born in 1955. There is no damage to describe, no annotations, not even reading creases. Slight darkening of the page edges. First Penguin Publication. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Science Fiction & Fantasy. Inventory No: 0271911. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Return from the Dead (Man, Myth & Magic)
Hill, Douglas,
ISBN: 0356034631
Macdonald Unit 75, London, 1970. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. the history of ghosts, vampires, werewolves and poltergeists, illustrated with 10 black-and-white photographs or drawings. There has been dog hearing of two pages Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 128 pages. The book is a good clean secondhand copy, with reading creases, some rubbing of the edges of the paperback binding, and darkening of the page edges.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Spirituality; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0356034631. ISBN/EAN: 9780356034638. Inventory No: 0244232. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Dictionary of Symbols (Language of the Unconscious, Vol 2)
Chetwynd, Tom,
ISBN: 1855382962
Aquarian / Thorsons, London, 1993. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Reprint. The author draws from the collective wisdom of the great psychologists, particularly Jung, to create a guide to the language of symbols. Just as we dream without being necessarily aware of our dreams, so our waking life is full of symbolism operating on an unconscious level. This book describes the major characteristics that recur in all symbolic material. By identifying them, readers may identify patterns and processes at work in their own minds, and in doing so learn to explore, develop and transform their psyches. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. XVI, 459, (5) pages, in illustrated softcover binding. The edges of the pages are darkened with age, and there are some foxing spot on the edges and into the margins of the pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1855382962. ISBN/EAN: 9781855382961. Inventory No: 0251375. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
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Mysterious Visitors; the UFO Story
Trench, Brinsley Le Poer,
Pan,  1978. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. reprint. the previous owner has carefully protected the book with a transparent and piece of plastic. A very good copy. From the biblical chariots of Fire to the UFOs of the day a fascinating in-depth study of unidentified flying objects and psychic phenomena Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 178 pages. The book is a secondhand book with reading creases to the spine, and darkening of the page edges, but is otherwise clean, and free of annotation.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; Inventory No: 0242449. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Temple of the Stars
Trench, Brinsley Le Poer,
ISBN: 0006336132
Fontana, London, 1973. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. reprint. Here, a well-known writer on extra terrestrial phenomena once again shows his remarkable ability to link together ancient history and the more recent past. First softcover edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 224 pages, including further reading list and index.. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage apart from age toning of the page edges. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; ISBN: 0006336132. ISBN/EAN: 9780006336136. Inventory No: 0246437. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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the UFO phenomenon
Buttlar, Johannes von,
ISBN: 0352306823
Star Books , London, 1980. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. a well worn copy, some rubbing to the sides of the spine, creasing on the rear panel and age toning of the page edges. The book is translated by Nicholas Fry, and the author writes "the search for truth in such afield as this is inevitably fall of danger; it is a test of courage for both author and reader. For the author demands a willingness to reveal the truth once he has discovered it, and for the reader, a willingness to set aside his preconceived ideas." Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 210 pages. The book is a secondhand book with reading creases to the spine, and darkening of the page edges, but is otherwise clean, and free of annotation. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; New Age & Alternative. ISBN: 0352306823. ISBN/EAN: 9780352306821. Inventory No: 0243674. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
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Writings on English folklore, legend and myth edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Welch
Yeats, W. B.,
ISBN: 014018001X
Penguin,  1993. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. this collection brings together all of Yeats's published prose writings on the subject (Irish folklore, legend and myth) and for the 1st time these essays, introductions and sketches are presented chronologically, enabling the reader to perceive how Yeats's analysis develops, embracing ideas and visions of increasing psychological and philosophical complexity. Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XXXVI, 460 pages, photographic softcover binding. Age toning of the page edges, no other damage to describe. Free of annotation.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; ISBN: 014018001X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140180015. Inventory No: 0241095. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Lights of Passage; Rituals and Rites of Passage for the Problems and Pleasures of Modern Life
Wall, Kathleen Ph.D & Ferguson, Gary,
ISBN: 0062508784
HarperSanFrancisco, New York, 1994. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. the book is second-hand and has a couple of faint marks on the front page. Otherwise clean and free of damage. The book is a hopeful, in reaching, and practical guide to reinvent the rituals and ceremonies and using them to gracefully navigate through transitions, both small and large. Changing career, Marianne, divorcing, reaffirming relationships this book may be able to help you Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0062508784. ISBN/EAN: 9780062508782. Inventory No: 0241066. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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From Ritual to Romance: An Account of the Holy Grail from Ancient Ritual to Christian Symbol
Weston, Jessie L.,
ISBN: 0486296806
Dover, New York, 1987. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. The author, a noted medievalist, analyses the Grail legend, and observes similarities between the mythos, and characteristics of the Nature Cults, and suggests that these cults may still exist, surviving under conditions of strict secrecy. clean copy with no damage to describe, no annotations Size: 12mo (standard paperback). XVIII, 222 pages indexed.. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Christianity; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0486296806. ISBN/EAN: 9780486296807. Inventory No: 0280316. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Thirteen Petalled Rose: A Discourse On The Essence Of Jewish Existence And Belief (with a new preface and two new chapters)
Steinsaltz, Adin,
ISBN: 0465082726
Basic Books, New York, 2006. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. second hand copy, no damage to describe, free of annotations. In this classic work, the renowned scholar and author seeks to answer the major questions asked by modern Jews about the nature of their existence in God's universe. It provides the most distinct and up-to-date account of the kabbalistic view of devotion. Paraphrasing the rear panel blurb Revised and Expanded. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XVI, 208 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: philosophy; Judaica Kabbalah; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0465082726. ISBN/EAN: 9780465082728. Inventory No: 0276542. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Myths and Legends of the South Seas (Hamlyn all-colour paperbacks; history & mythology)
Poignant, Roslyn,
ISBN: 060000130X
Sun Books, Melbourne, 1970. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. a nice clean copy with no damage and no annotation. The mythology of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia illustrated with line drawings in colour stop Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 160 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Mythology; Pacific; ISBN: 060000130X. ISBN/EAN: 9780600001300. Inventory No: 0260824. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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The Book of Buddhas: Ritual Symbolism Used on Buddhist Statuary and Ritual Objects
Jansen, Eva Rudy,
ISBN: 9074597025
Binkey Kok Publications, Havelte, Holland, 1993. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Explores the symbolism of the ritual objects that are used on statues and paintings and explains the ritual meaning of the objects associated with Buddhism. Although this is not an exhaustive study, this book serves as an introduction forn Western students to Buddhism itself. Each individual symbol is clearly illustrated and accompanied by a short explanation of its significance. Previous owner's chops on the lower right-hand corner of the 1st page. There is no other damage. Extensive use of line drawings to delineate the meaning of a particular hand or foot position in a statue in Buddhism Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 126 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Buddhism; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 9074597025. ISBN/EAN: 9789074597029. Inventory No: 0265364. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The rescue a double volume 789
Conrad, Joseph,
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1950. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Head and tail of spine reinforced with sticky tape, sticky tape marks on the front and rear end pages, foxing on the rear panel, aged toning of the page edges. Internally clean. This is the first Penguin edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Greece; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0266874. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Road to Middle Earth
Shippey, Tom,
ISBN: 0261102753
Grafton, London, 1992. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 300 g; XVI, 338 pages, with chapter notes, and index, and to appendixes. Colour illustrated paperback binding by Alan Lee. A very good copy showing no signs of damage either to the pages or the binding. This book shows the routes of Tolkien's own obsessions: the poetry of languages, and of myth. Professor Shippey shows, in this fascinating, and accessible and deeply admired work (now fully updated and published for the first time in paperback) how Beowulf, the Lord of the rings, Grimm's fairytales, the Edda and many other works, form part of a live and continuing tradition of literature. -- rear panel blurb Size: Standard Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Books on Books; ISBN: 0261102753. ISBN/EAN: 9780261102750. Inventory No: 0225782. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Hindu Myths; A Sourcebook Translated from the Sanskrit
Oflaherty, Wendy -- Translator,
ISBN: 0140443061
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1976. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 200 g; 358, (10) pages, in original colour illustrated paperback binding, with a small rub at the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and, partial blacking out of the price on the rear panel. Browning of the page edges. The book includes a number of appendices including bibliography, bibliographical notes, and glossary and index of proper names. this new selection and translation of 75 seminal myths spans the wide range of classical Indian forces, and the traditional themes of life and death are set forth and interwoven with many complex variations which give a kaleidoscopic picture of the development of almost 3000 years of Indian mythology. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion -- Eastern; ISBN: 0140443061. ISBN/EAN: 9780140443066. Inventory No: 0236808. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The White Goddess. A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth. Amended and Enlarged Edition.
Graves, Robert,
ISBN: 9780571069613
Faber and Faber, London, 1990. Reprint
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 511 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. The book has been read and carries some marks and creases. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0571069614. ISBN/EAN: 9780571069613. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6684. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.95 (AUD)
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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, and the Supplemental Nights (16 Volumes)
Richard F. Burton,
The Burton Club,  No date. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Translated and Annotated by Richard F. Burton, with Notes Anthropological and Explanatory. Black cloth with blind borders and gilt title to spine and boards, gold for Volumes 1-10; silver for Volumes 11-16. Size: 24cm x 17cm. 16-volume set (complete). Text blocks of four volumes of the first series remounted, with bottom edges shaved approximately half an inch. Moderate to heavy general wear to boards, spines, and edges. Minor to moderate cracking to some hinges, minor foxing and soiling throughout. Shipped Weight: 13.38 kilos. This is a SET of books and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Good Condition
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
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The Greek Myths (2 Volumes)
Robert Graves,
The Folio Society, London, 2000. Reprint
 Hardcover (in Slipcase) Hardcover (in Slipcase). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Grahame Baker. Reprint. Introduction by Kenneth McLeish. 2 uniform brown quarter cloth with gilt title to spine and illustrated boards in orange slipcase with gilt title to front board. Size: 24cm x 16cm. 700 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Very minor wear to board edges. Slipcase is in Very Good Condition, with minor general wear, and very minor soiling. Illustrator: Grahame Baker. Shipped Weight: 1.41 kilos. Near Fine Condition
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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The Winchester Malory: A Facsimile
Thomas Malory; N. R. Ker,
ISBN: 0197224040
Oxford University Press, London, 1976. Facsimile Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Facsimile Edition. Early English Text Society Supplementary Series No. 4. Introduction by N. R. Ker. Brown cloth with gilt title to front board and spine. Size: 32cm x 26cm. xxii + 484 pages. Heavy mottling to cloth. Moderate foxing to top edge, very minor foxing and soiling elsewhere. Shipped Weight: 4.63 kilos. ISBN: 0197224040. ISBN/EAN: 9780197224045. This is a heavy book and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Good Condition
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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An account of a meeting with denizens of another world 1871 edited and with commentary by David Langford
Loosley, William Robert,
ISBN: 0715377256
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1979. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Second-hand copy, dust wrapper edges slightly rubbed, with a tiny tear at the top of the rear fold over crease, internally clean, no annotations, no underlining. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and a facsimile of a document. "This volume is concerned with the interpretation of a Victorian manuscript which could either be the product of a remarkable imagination or alternatively could almost fully justify the book's (Really William Loosley's) title. It seems that if any credit can be given to the account, we are speaking of hard facts solid visitations flying objects which in a word are no longer unidentified. Page VII David Langford this is the first edition by this publisher. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 96 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; ISBN: 0715377256. ISBN/EAN: 9780715377253. Inventory No: 0280412. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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The child and the serpent: reflections on popular Indian symbols
Sahi, Jyoti,
ISBN: 0710007043
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1980. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Line drawings. First Edition. Second-hand copy, clean, no annotations, no damage, illustrated with black and white line drawings, which given that the author is an artist were probably done by him. The book includes a bibliography & index. The author seeks to unravel the threads which make up the complex pattern of Hindu mythology. He shows how the rational analytic mind separates the meaning from the event and expresses itself in abstract concepts which have a fixed meaning but no life. The symbol reunites meaning an event, understanding and life. Rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XIV, 218 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Line drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0710007043. ISBN/EAN: 9780710007049. Inventory No: 0280404. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves and Other Little People
Keightley, Thomas,
ISBN: 0517263130
Avenel Books, New York, 1978. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. preface and introduction by author, list of illustrations, appendix and index. The text is illustrated with historical black-and-white illustrations. Black coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. The title really does tell all; the small people from mythology and folktale from around the world, with small examples given. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Some marks to the book panels. Light tanning of the text book of edges and age toning of the text edges. Significant foxing of the text block edges, end pages and some faint foxing to the pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [3], IV - XII, [1], 2 - 560, [6] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517263130. ISBN/EAN: 9780517263136. Inventory No: 0127390. Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Little Prince
de Saint-Exupery, Antoine (Zhou Kexi Translator),
ISBN: 7532747964
Shanghai Translation Publishing House, Shanghai, 2016. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. The text has been illustrated with the original drawings in the Chinese version of tale. Brown coloured boards with silver coloured titles in Chinese. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and strip. The classic tale from de Saint-Exupery rendered into Chinese, the original French and English. Minor rubbing to the back strip corners and book corners. Some ruffling of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], 328, [4] pages,. Text is in Chinese / French / English. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Chinese / French / English Language; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 7532747964. ISBN/EAN: 9787532747962. Inventory No: 0127588. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Stradbroke Dreamtime
Nunukul, Oodgeroo,
ISBN: 0207176167
Angus & Robertson, Pymble, New South Wales, 1993. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Oodgeroo Nunukul says . Illustrated card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and orange and black coloured titles to the backstrip. A previous owner has covered the book in contact plastic and placed their name under the contact plastic on the verso of the front cover. Very light age toning of the textblock edge. In his book Oodgeroo Nunukul recalls anecdotes of her life growing up as a child of a family who were proud of their Aboriginal heritage on the Queensland island of Stradbroke. The second part of the book "... Is made up of Aboriginal folklore which the author recalls hearing as a child, and of new stories written in traditional Aboriginal forms." From the rear panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (8), IX-X, (2), 3-93, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Queensland Aborigines; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0207176167. ISBN/EAN: 9780207176166. Inventory No: 0113067. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Great Classical Myths (Modern Library)
Godolphin, F. R .B. (1903-1974) Editor,
Modern Library / Random House, New York, 1964. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by the editor and glossary and index. Brown coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed series logo top right-hand corner of the front panel and gilt titles to the back strip. Plaintext dustwrapper with dark purple coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "... This volume presents the Greek myths in English translations of the Greek and Roman poets. The ancient colds drew on a great body of story material which provided the beginnings of the education of the Greeks an education which was the basis of the humanistic tradition for Western culture stop these poets must be versions have caught the imagination of writers and painters of the Western world from ancient times to the present." from the introduction. The translations are from such authors as Homer, Vergil, Ovid and Plato, among others. Some creasing to the top dustwrapper edge with rubbing of the panels. There are insect insults to the front edge of the front panel and to the lower half of the back strip. Age toning of the text block edges. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [5] VI -XXXI, [4], 4 - 469,[9] pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Poetry. Inventory No: 0127293. Very Good Condition
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Classical Mythology; Illustrated Encyclopedia
Cottrell, Arthur,
ISBN: 0754805107
Lorenz Books, New York, 2002. Reprint
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. preface by author, picture acknowledgements and index stop purple coloured end pages. The text is illustrated, copiously, with colour photographs, illustrations, black-and-white illustrations and maps. Colour photographic / illustrated stiffened paperback binding with black and purple coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. From the rear panel " ... A comprehensive and absorbing A-Z reference to the mythical figures of ancient Greek and Roman, cultic and Norse civilisations." Creasing of the book corners and rubbing of the book edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [5], 6 - 256, [8 - for own notes] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ancient (BC); ISBN: 0754805107. ISBN/EAN: 9780754805106. Inventory No: 0127566. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Favourite Fairy Tales Told in India
Haviland, Virginia (Retold by),
ISBN: 0316350559
Little, Brown and Company, Boston . Toronto, 1973. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Blair Lent. Reprint. The text is illustrated with colour illustrations, quarter page, half page, full page and even some double page, by Blair Lent, who also drew the illustration for the dustwrapper. Dark rose coloured cloth covered boards with purple coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Red coloured embossed design to the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper with purple and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. Eight fairy tales that are told in India, that have been selected by Virginia Haviland, and retold for children. The tales include The Banyan Deer, The Alligator and the Jackal and Blind Man, Deaf Man and Donkey. Softening to the backstrip edges with fading to the top book edges and a little rubbing to the lower. Age toning of the textblock edges. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Sunning to the backstrip and fold over edges which also show a few marks. second impression of the First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], 7-95, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Blair Lent. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; Children. ISBN: 0316350559. ISBN/EAN: 9780316350556. Inventory No: 0117340. Very Good Condition
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The Hamish Hamilton Book of Kings
Farjeon, Eleanor & Mayne, William Collectors and Editors,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1971. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Victor Ambrus. Reprint. acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings, some full page, as others half page and quarter page, or executed by Victor Ambrus. Blue coloured boards with silver coloured titles backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, again by Victor Ambrus, with blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The editors "... have made a collection of stories and poems about kings." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges with chipping to the backstrip edges. Some are fading to the backstrip with yellowing of the white colour of the background of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], VII - X, [1], 241, [1] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Victor Ambrus. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0116635. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Sartor Resartus & On Heroes Worship and the Heroic in History (Everyman’s Library)
Carlyle, Thomas,
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co Inc, London and New York, 1911. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. introduction by William Henry Hudson and index. Illustrated endpapers showing an art nouveau design in a pale green please see photograph. Brick coloured cloth coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed decoration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles and decoration to the back strip. Dark blue coloured tint to the top text block edge. Two works from this author the first being the author's reading throughout his life and the whyfor of so; and, his classic Heroes and heroic worship throughout history. Everyman's Library. Softening of the back strip with a little rubbing of the book corners. Some flecking along the front fore edges with light age toning of the text block edges and pages and a few foxing spots to the text block edge. Offset tanning and a couple of stains to the first few pages of the book. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [6], VII - X, 474, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. Inventory No: 0120804. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Mirror, Mirror: Forty Folktales for Mothers and Daughters to Share
Yolen, Jane & Stemple, Heidi E. Editors,
ISBN: 0670889075
Viking, New York, 2000. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Boards 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Boards 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. introduction by editors, bibliography and index. 1/4 dark orange coloured back strip with built coloured titles. 3/4 bright yellow coloured boards. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with green, yellow and blue coloured titles to the front panel and green and blue coloured titles to the back strip black and white photograph of editors to the rear fold over panel. In this book the editors have " ... selected forty folk and fairy stories from all over the world that pay tribute to mothers (good and bad) and their relation (for better or worse) with their daughters." from the front fold over panel Bumping to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and softening of the back strip. There is a stain to the top edge of the front panel. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Full Number Line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], IX - XXIX, [3], 3 - 255, [3] pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Women & Feminism. ISBN: 0670889075. ISBN/EAN: 9780670889075. Inventory No: 0126757. Very Good Condition
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The Slave Who Saved the City; and Other Hassidic Tales
Rabinowicz, Harry M.,
A.S. Barnes & Company, New York, 1960. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Ahron Gelles. First Edition. 325 g.; VIII, 9-192 pages, introduction by author, and glossary. The text is illustrated with numerous but and white drawings by Ahron Gelles. Purple coloured cloth boards with white illustration to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the backstrip edges and bumping to the top book corners. Fading to the top book edge and to the lower backstrip edge. Light browning to the text block edges. Light age toning of the internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper with white and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. Fading to the backstrip and sunning to the rear dustwrapper panel and to the top one quarter of the front dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the front fold over panel, both top and bottom corners. Browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. A retelling of the classic Hassidic tales for younger readers. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Ahron Gelles. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Judaica; Inventory No: 0108219. Good
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Aboriginal Myths: Tales of the Dreamtime
Reed, A. W.,
ISBN: 0589500171
Reed, Frenchs Forest, 1984. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. introduction by author. Colour photographic paperback binding with black, yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. A small book on some of the Australian Aboriginal myths of the Dreamtime. Rubbing to the book panels and a faint reading crease to the backstrip. Fading to the backstrip. Uniform tanning of the text block edges with small stains to the front text edge. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [6], 7 - 142, [1] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0589500171. ISBN/EAN: 9780589500177. Inventory No: 0123581. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Legends and Myths of Greece and Rome (The Heritage of Literature Series)
McGrady, S. H. -- Editor,
Logmans, Green and Co, Ltd, London, 1939. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: T. H. Robinson. Reprint. Introduction by editor, acknowledgements. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece and at the beginning of each small section a headpiece by T. H. Robinson. Red coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed illustration (of series logo) to the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the back strip. In this book various legends and myths of ancient Rome and Greece are are retold, either in poetry or prose by various authors. Contributors include Matthew Arnold (poetry) Thomas Bulfinch, E. B. Browning (poetry) and Professor Gilbert Murray a play. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Rubbing of the panels and either side of the back strip. Age toning of the text book edges and pages with scattered foxing to the top text block edge. Offset tanning and foxing to the endpages and original owner's name to the top right hand corner of the three front page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 191, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: T. H. Robinson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ancient (BC); Inventory No: 0124121. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Great Australian Mysteries; Unsolved . Unexplained . Unknown
Pinkney, John,
ISBN: 1741240247
The Five Mile Press, Scoresby, Victoria, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. preface by author. Between pages 96 and 97 there are pages of black-and-white photography. Photographic paperback binding red and gold coloured titles to the front panel and gold coloured titles to the back strip. A series of true stories that are perplexing and mysterious Australia: unexplained disappearances Harold Holt e.g. mysterious murders: the Chandler-Bogel of 1963 e. g. Mysterious phenomena the Min-Min Lights e.g. and, Scientific Riddles a space object that drilled a tunnel into a New South Wales dam floor e. g.; these and more are to be found between the covers. Rubbing of the book edges and pages with age toning of the text block edges. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [5], 6 - 366 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; ISBN: 1741240247. ISBN/EAN: 9781741240245. Inventory No: 0127864. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Granny’s Wonderful Chair (ACC Children’s Classics)
Browne, Frances,
ISBN: 1851497064
Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Gisele Rime. First Edition. introduction by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated end pages, and the delightful coloured drawings and illustrations within the text have all been executed by Gisele Rime. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), again by Gisele Rime, with ochre and blue coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. This book was first published in the 19th century written by the author who had been blinded by smallpox as a young child and consequently had a vivid imagination in which she populated Princess, princesses, and other beings in a land of lush meadows, sumptuous palaces and mysterious woods. This in edition with lively illustrations by Gisele Rime, again tells the story of the girl Snowflower, her granny's magic storytelling chair and of the Palace of King Winwealth. Minor rubbing of the book corners and back strip corners. Creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with some rubbing of the dustwrapper panels. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [4], 5 - 111, [1] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Gisele Rime. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Illustrated; 19th century; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1851497064. ISBN/EAN: 9781851497065. Inventory No: 0127186. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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Smearing the Ghost’s Face with Ink: A Chinese Anthology
Van Over, Raymond Editor,
ISBN: 0330237365
Picador, London, 1982. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Acknowledgements, Dynasties and Periods of Chinese Literature, introduction by editor and selected bibliography. Illustrated paperback binding with red and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. "Folktales, fables, stories of love morality, of the fantastic and the supernatural, here selected from the finest writers of a Chinese literary tradition which stretches back over 2500 years." -- from rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners with reading creases of the back strip. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with browning of the text block edges and pages. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 238, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0330237365. ISBN/EAN: 9780330237369. Inventory No: 0122180. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Red Thread
Jose, Nicholas,
ISBN: 1740640136
Hardie Grant Books, South Yarra, Victoria, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Colour illustrated paperback binding with gold and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The story of three people, Shen and appraiser for an auction house in Shanghai, Ruth and Australian artist, and, Han beautiful and enigmatic who complicates Ruth and Shen's relationship. "Their lives mysteriously mirror the characters in an old book, Six Chapters of a Floating Life a book missing its ending. Shen's search for those lost chapters moves from curiosity to desperation as he realises that the fate of the lovers depends on it." -- from rear panel blurb. Rubbing of the book edges and panels. Some marks to the text block edges. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 254, [2] pages,. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; China; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1740640136. ISBN/EAN: 9781740640138. Inventory No: 0121017. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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The Legends of Moonie Jarl
Jarl, Moonie (Reeves, Wilf ),
The Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, 1964. First Edition
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Wandi (Olga Miller). First Edition. The text is illustrated with 9 full colour, full page plates by Wandi (Olga Miller), and occasional black coloured illustration and line drawings. Colour illustrated boards with white and lavender coloured titles to the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying boards, with white and lavender coloured titles to the front panel. Black and white photographs of author and illustrator to the rear fold over panel. A retelling, and illustrating, of some the stories of the Butchulla People from Fraser Island (off the coast of Queensland). The re-teller of the tales and illustrator were the son and daughter of one of the Tribe's elders. Softening of the back strip edges and rubbing of the corners and lower book edges. Age toning and fine foxing of the text block edges with age toning of the pages. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and top back strip edge. Rubbing along the creases of the dustwrapper with sunning, rubbing and faint foxing also present insect damage can be seen to to the dustwrapper as well. Foxing to the verso along with some marks. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [2], 3 - 44 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Wandi (Olga Miller). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0126266. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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The Calling Reef
Bahnemann, Gunther,
Horwitz Publications, Sydney, 1970. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. The text is illustrated with numerous black and white illustrations, most double page, illustrator not credited. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A retelling of the story of Badu, Tarni, and the Calling Reef from The Torres Strait Island People. For 30 years Badu has made a pilgrimage to Calling Reef to visit the spirit of his wife Tani who had been impaled under a rock of the reef. On the final journey to the Calling Reef, Badu finds that the age-worn helmet is not on the shelf it has occupied for the past 30 years, and so he dives over the ledge into the chasm .... Rubbing of the back strip edges and to the lower book edges. Light age toning of the text block edges and pages with the text block showing fine foxing. Some offset tanning and fine foxing to the end pages. The free front end page and half title page show erasure marks. A little rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels with a crease that runs 3 inches from the top edge of the rear panel. The fold over panels show multiple vertical creases. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 120 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0126267. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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The Enchanted World Giants and Ogres
The Editors of Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408884
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. picture credits, bibliography and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, being a marble design in blue. The text is lavishly illustrated in black-and-white, colour, and many of the pages resemble " illuminated pages ", by various artists. Bright blue cloth covered boards with gilt illustration of a dragon and a fairy in the top left-hand corner of the front panel in which they oversee an illustration of a giant overlooking a township, with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip, illustration has been tipped in. Yellow coloured faux silk page marker insitu - which is frayed at the end. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for front panel, with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Part of the " The Enchanted World " series of fantasy/mythology books put out by Time - Life publishers. This book traces " ... the history of these ancient ancestors (giants and ogres) of both gods and men. From the first Scandinavian frost giants who were born from the body of Ymir, King of fire and ice, to the evil tolls who in some lands still lurk under bridges in wait for human prey ..." -- from front fold over panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the back strip edges and of the book corners. Some light age toning of the text block edges. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Second European English Language Printing. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [7], 8 - 143, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408884. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408882. Inventory No: 0126571. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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My Kind of Country: Yarns, Ballads, Legends, Traditions
Wannan, Bill - Selector,
Rigby Limited, Adelaide, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: R. G. Edwards. First Edition. Acknowledgements, preface by author and editor's note the text is illustrated with black and white drawings by R. G. Edwards. Brown coloured boards white coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound) with red and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Black and white photograph of selector to the rear fold over panel. The title says it all, ranging from white settlement of Australia through the time of the book's publication, a selection of poetry and prose about Australian way of looking at life. Softening and rubbing of the back with rubbing of the top book corners and lower edges. Uniform tanning of text block edges and age toning of the pages. Previous owners name to the top edge of the free front end page along with offset tanning. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels to the top edge of the rear panel. Sun fading of the front panel and back strip, and, a little of the panel please see photograph. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], IX - XIX, [1], 198, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: R. G. Edwards. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0126093. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Ariadne’s Clue: A Guide To The Symbols Of Mankind
Stevens, Anthony,
ISBN: 0691004595
Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. acknowledgements, About This Book, bibliography, glossary, general index and symbol index. The text is illustrated, throughout, with small black-and-white illustrations and drawings. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, being a part reproduction of Master of the Campana Cassoni work "Theseus and Ariadne". Pale yellow and orange coloured titles to the front panel and pale yellow coloured titles to the back strip. "Symbolism is the most powerful and ancient means of communication available to humankind. The centuries people have expressed their preoccupations and concerns through symbolism in the form of myths, stories, religions, and dreams. The meaning of symbols has long been debated among philosophers, antiquarians, theologians, and, more recent the, anthropologists and psychologists. In Ariadne's Clue, distinguished analyst and psychiatrist Anthony Stevens explores the nature of symbols and explains how and why we create the symbols we do." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Bumping of the lower book edge of the front panel with very light age toning of the text block edges and pages. Black remainder mark / stripe to the lower text edge. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges and there is a small spilt to the lower edge of the back strip. Minor rubbing of panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], V - XII, [2], 3 - 464, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Symbolism; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 0691004595. ISBN/EAN: 9780691004594. Inventory No: 0126591. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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Goanna; A Narrative With Illustrations by Author
Wallace-Crabbe, Robin,
ISBN: 0949559016
Ray Hughes Gallery, Red Hill, Brisbane, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Robin Wallace-Crabbe. First Edition. Bright orange coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 14 black-and-white woodcuts by author. Illustrated card cover, again by author, with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear book panel. A comic social satire on Australian society. Creasing to the book corners with reading creases to the backstrip. Light age toning of the textblock edges. There is a area of erosion to the lower left-hand corner of the rear panel, commensurate with removal of a sticker. Size: Trade Paperback. [8], IX - XIV, [1], 2-202, [2] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Robin Wallace-Crabbe. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australia; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0949559016. ISBN/EAN: 9780949559012. Inventory No: 0117650. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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On Seashore Far A Green Oak Towers
Various Authors,
ISBN: 5050011647
Raduga Publishers, Moscow, 1983. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Oleg Korovin. Reprint. Illustrated endpapers, with coloured illustrations (quarter page and full-page) by Oleg Korovin. Illustrated laminated boards with white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. A series of stories for children by various Russian authors, including Alexander Pushkin, Lev Tolstoy and Vladimir Dahl, illustrated by Oleg Korovin. Rubbing to the backstrip corners, book corners and book panels. Light age toning of the textblock edges. Original price can be seen to the top right-hand corner to the verso of the rear free end paper. Second Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], 5-125, [3] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Oleg Korovin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Russia; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 5050011647. ISBN/EAN: 9785050011640. Inventory No: 0116897. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Irish Fairy Tales (Facsimile Edition)
Stephens, James,
ISBN: 0333260120
Macmillan & Co. Ltd., London, 1979. Facsimile Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. Facsimile Edition. List of illustrations. Bright yellow coloured end pages. Colour illustrated frontispiece, and the 15 other coloured plates and numerous black-and-white illustrations throughout the book have all been drawn by Arthur Rackham. Grape coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Arthur Rackham, with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. This book was first published in 1924 and reprinted under the banner of "The Macmillan Facsimile Classics Series" in 1979. Myths and legends from Ireland. Rubbing of the back strip edges and of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. The front hinge has cracked between the half half title page and free front end page and the underlying webbing is visible. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and of the back strip edges. Creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with rubbing and marking of the dustwrapper panels. All of the creases of the dustwrapper show wear. Some foxing to the verso. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], VII - X, [2], 3 - 318 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; ISBN: 0333260120. ISBN/EAN: 9780333260128. Inventory No: 0128286. Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Quest of the Holy Grail (Penguin Classics)
Matarasso, P. M. Translator,
ISBN: 0140442200
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1986. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Acknowledgements, introduction by translator and notes. Colour illustrated paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. In this book the underlying theme is not a romance, but of spiritual fable. For, as the rear panel blurb states " ... The Quest is an absorbing and radiant allegory of Mann's equally perilous search for the grace of God." Creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. There is a crease that runs the full length of the front panel, closest to the back strip. Age toning of the text book edges and pages and the rear panel shows quite a nasty abrasion please see photograph. The top right hand corner of the half title page has been clipped and there is a black marker splotch to the same area. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 304 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0140442200. ISBN/EAN: 9780140442205. Inventory No: 0125037. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Farrusco The Blackbird And Other Stories from the Portuguese
Torga, Miguel,
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1950. First Edition
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Gregorio Prieto. First Edition. introduction (and translation) by Denis Brass and acknowledgement. The text is illustrated with four page, black and white illustrations by Gregorio Prieto. Grey coloured boards with dark red illustration, again by Gregorio Prieto, with dark red coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Gregorio Prieto, with dark red colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. A series of short stories from Portugal, with a fresh and intriguing voice, by Miguel Torga. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and bumping to the top book corners. Browning to the textblock edges and of the internal pages. A little chipping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and heavy rubbing and browning to the dustwrapper panels. Sunning to the backstrip. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (6), 7 - 93, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Gregorio Prieto. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Portugal; Inventory No: 0114165. Very Good Condition
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The Myths of the North American Indians
Spence, Lewis,
George G. Harrap & Company Ltd., London Calcutta Sydney, 1927. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: James Jack. Reprint. preface by author, list of illustrations, bibliography and glossy the and index. Map showing the Linguistic Stocks of the North American Indians. Colour illustrated frontispiece, by James Jack, who also drew the colour illustrations within the text. The text also has black-and-white contemporary photography showing the Native American people as they were in the 1920s. Cream-coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Green coloured tints to the top textblock edge. A retelling of some of the native American People mythology. Sampled mythology include, Iroquois, Sioux and Pawnee. softening and rubbing to the head and to the hue of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. The frontispiece has almost come away from the textblock only the lower 2 inches attached, and the illustration between pages 178 and 179 has completely come away from the textblock. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (4), V - XII, 392, (3) pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: James Jack. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0114601. Very Good Condition
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The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault (Penguin Classics)
Perrault, Charles (Brereton, Geoffrey Translator),
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1957. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. Introduction by translator. At the beginning of each small tale is a black and white woodcut illustrations. Illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The original source of some of the world's most famous fairytales Little Red Riding Hood, The Sleeping Beauty and Bluebeard for example, lay at the pen of the 17th-century Frenchman, Charles Perrault. Who, like the Grimm brothers in Germany a century later, collected fairytales and folklore from France and put them in to a book form. New translation by Geoffrey Brereton. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with a little sunning of the back strip. Uniform tanning of text block edges and pages. The book has been stored improperly, and is quite buckled and "bumped". First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [8], IX - XLI, 3] 3 - 113, [5 of which two are further pages of titles from the publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; France; 17th-century; Inventory No: 0125084. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Beowulf: A Verse Translation , Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)
Alexander, Michael Translator,
ISBN: 0140449310
W. W. Norton & Company, New York -- London, 2003. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Acknowledgements, preface and introduction by translator, genealogical tables, further reading, a note on the text, notes, map and index of proper names. Colour photographic paperback binding with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. "Beowulf is the greatest surviving work of literature in Old English, unparalleled in its epic scale and scope. It tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and his battles, first with the monster Grendel, who has laid waste to the great Hall of the Danish king Hrothgar, then with Grendel's avenging mother and finally with a dragon that is devastating his homeland. Through its blend of history, legend and myth, Beowulf vividly evokes a twilight world in which men and supernatural forces live side-by-side, and celebrates the endurance of the human spirit in a transient world." from rear panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book edges and panels with very minimal age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 136, [6] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; Early (0-1000 AD); Poetry. ISBN: 0140449310. ISBN/EAN: 9780140449310. Inventory No: 0125045. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Australian Wildlife Stories
Wannan, Bill Editor,
Universal Books, Hong Kong, 1981. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Robin Hill. Reprint. acknowledgements, index of authors, introduction by editor. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece and illustrations within the text have all been done by Robin Hill. Brown coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with black coloured title to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of editor to the rear fold over panel. "Australian Wildlife Stories will give many hours of pleasure to all who are interested in the ways of the Australian wild and that includes most people. Here are superbly written tales of Hunter and hunted and not only of men against animal, but sometimes animal against animal as in Frank Dalby Davidson's unforgettable 'The Good Season' and in the powerful stories of Henry G. Lamond." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Other authors include Alan Marshall, Sands Palmer, John Bechervaise and Eric Lambert. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the textblock edges. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. There is a 0.25 " tear to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel with associated creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [18], 204, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Robin Hill. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0119225. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Prince Prigio & Prince Ricardo (The Children’s Illustrated Classics)
Lang, Andrew,
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co Inc, London . New York, 1961. First Edition
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. First Edition. introduction by Roger Lancelyn Green, list of illustrations and preface by author. Illustrated endpapers showing Dragon / ghost illustrations reproduced multiple times. Colour illustrated frontispiece, with another three coloured plates within the text and numerous black and white line drawings by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. Beige coloured cloth covered boards with an imprint of the Dragon / ghost illustration of the endpapers, (please see photographs) with blue embossed coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of the frontispiece, with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Prince Prigio & Prince Ricardo were first published in 1889 and 1893 respectively and tell the tale of princes and princesses and happily ever after. Softening of the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels with a little funding of the backstrip. There is the remains of a sticker to the backstrip. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], VII - XVII, [3], 3-171, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; illustrated; Children. Inventory No: 0119227. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Breaking the Magic Spell; Radical Theories of Folk and Fairytales
Zipes, Jack,
ISBN: 0435829866
William Heinemann, London, 1979. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Rodney Matthews Cover Art. First Edition. acknowledgements, prefaced by author, notes and index. Colour illustrated hardcover (wraparound), by Rodney Matthews with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. "The six essays collected in this volume discuss historically and critically the abolition of folk tales as fairy tales, their influence on popular beliefs, the politics behind them and the way they our used in mass media culture today. Folk and fairy tales pervade the everyday world to such a degree that we are sometimes unaware of their enormous influence on our behaviour." from the verso of the front panel. A little creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Age toning to the textblock edges and there is a stain to the top textblock edge. Handling marks to the internal pages and previous owners name to the top edge of the half title page. Original bookseller's rubber stamp to the lower edge of the half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], IX - XIX, [3], 201, [1 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rodney Matthews Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0435829866. ISBN/EAN: 9780435829865. Inventory No: 0115007. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Fables of Aesop
Aesop (Parker, Willis L. Compiler),
Illustrated Editions Company, New York, 1931. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Cloth) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Charles H. Bennett. First Edition. The Life of Aesop, introduction by compiler and index. The text is illustrated with black and white drawings by Charles H. Bennett. 1/4 cream-coloured textured cloth covered back strip with gilt coloured illustration and decoration to the back strip, along with a red inserts, and within those inserts gilt coloured titles. 3/4 blue coloured textured cloth covered boards with gilt and red coloured illustration to the front panel. Title says it all. Softening and some fraying of the back strip edges darkened and titles quite faded. Bumping, rubbing and fraying of the book corners and along the front edges of the book the underlying board is visible. Rubbing, marks and flecking to the book boards, particularly the rear please see photograph. Heavy tanning and a little foxing of the text block edges, with age toning and some foxing of the pages. Browning of the end pages with an erosion mark to the top right-hand corner of the free front end page. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [16],17 - 222, [2 of which one is further titles from publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Charles H. Bennett. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Greece; Ancient (BC); Inventory No: 0127916. Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Wise Men of Chelm
Tenenbaum, Samuel,
Collier-Macmillan Ltd, London, 1969. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Zevi Blum. First Edition. preface by author. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Zevi Blum, also drew the illustration for the front panel. Yellow and black coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the backstrip. A series of folktales celebrating the misadventures of the townsfolk of the mythological shtetl of Chelm. Creasing to the book corners with reading creases to the backstrip. Two half creases to the front panels with a small chip to the top right hand corner of the backstrip. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Original bookseller's stamp to the top left hand corner of the verso of the front panel. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 191, [1] pages,. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Zevi Blum. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Judaica; Inventory No: 0119413. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
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Daughters Of Copper Woman
Cameron, Anne,
ISBN: 0704339463
The Women's Press, London, 1984. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. preface by author. Colour photographic paperback binding white coloured titles to the front panel and white and yellow coloured titles to the. The retelling of legends guarded by Nootka women of Vancouver Island, ".... They speak of the first women and how she gave birth the first man; and of the time when people lived 'almost as they were intended'. They describe becoming of the strangers, the killings, the rape and the sickness that came with them; and the resistance of the women warriors." from the rear panel blurb. Minor creasing of the book corners with reading creases to the back strip. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with uniform tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 125, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Canada; Women & Feminism. ISBN: 0704339463. ISBN/EAN: 9780704339460. Inventory No: 0126806. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Fables Choisies; mises en vers
La Fontaine ,
Editions Garnier Freres, Paris, 1962. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. introduction, notes and relevant variations have all been composed by Georges Cruton, list, alphabetically of the fables and index. The text is illustrated with 32 black-and-white reproductions of contemporary illustrations. Plain yellow card cover with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with red and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. A rendering of the French storyteller, La Fontaine, fables, with explanation and notes to each fable. The text is in French. A little creasing and browning to the head end to the heel of the backstrip and creasing to the book corners. Light browning to the top textblock edge in light age toning of the other edges and of the internal pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the verso of the front panel. Creasing and rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Fading to the backstrip and the dustwrapper shows a few stains and marks. On the verso of the dustwrapper are listing of further books from the publishing house. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). (9), II-XXXVII, (4), 4-576, (8) pages,. Text is in French. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; France; French Language; Inventory No: 0114108. Very Good Condition
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"Come a-Waltzing Matilda"; Australian Folk-Lore and Forgotten Tales
Beatty, Bill,
Ure Smith, Sydney, Sydney, 1954. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: E. J. Munday. First Edition. author's foreword. The text is illustrated with black-and-white decorations by E. J. Munday. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by E. J. Munday, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book of Australian folk-tales and folk-lore, gathered by the author over a lifetime. Some of the tales are well-known, but others are not. Rubbing and browning to the head and to the heel of the backstrip, book corners and top book edges. Browning to the textblock edges and age toning of the internal pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers and original bookseller's sticker to the lower left-hand corner of the free front endpaper. Previous owners details to the top left-hand corner of the fund paste-down. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. There is a 0.75" tear to the top edge of the front dustwrapper panel, with associated creasing. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and fading to the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 7-127, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: E. J. Munday. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Inventory No: 0114132. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Perrault
Andersen, Hans Christian and Perrault, Charles,
Illustrated Editions Company, New York, No date. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Cloth) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Harry Clarke. First Edition. The text is illustrated with black and white drawings by Harry Clarke 1/4 cream-coloured textured cloth covered back strip with gilt coloured illustration and decoration to the back strip, along with a red inserts, and within those inserts gilt coloured titles. 3/4 blue coloured textured cloth covered boards with gilt and red coloured illustration to the front panel. The title says it all. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges and back strip itself shows quite marked darkening. Clumping, rubbing and fraying of the cloth of the book corners, with the underlying board visible stop rubbing, marking and some fading the book panels. Tanning and staining to the text block edges with remnants of pace to be seen on the end pages. Offset tanning in foxing to the end pages with light age toning of pages with the occasional foxing spot. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [10], 11 - 161, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Harry Clarke. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Short Stories; Inventory No: 0127918. Good Condition
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An Encyclopaedia of Bible Animals
France, Peter,
ISBN: 0709937377
Croom Helm, London & Sydney, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrator: Eric and David Hosking Photographers. First Edition. Acknowledgements by photographers, introduction by author, list of abbreviations and bibliography. The text is illustrated with black and white and coloured photographs taken by Eric and David Hosking. Bottle green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colour photographic dust wrapper, showing a Hoopoe (bird), with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Listed alphabetically, this book is based on the, then, latest '' ... research into the natural history of the Bible lands and Hebrew myth and culture, this encyclopaedia explains the meaning and purpose of all the animals mention in the Scriptures." -- from front fold over panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book corners and back strip corners with some sunning to the book corners. Faint foxing to the first few in last few pages of the book with age toning of the text block edges. Little rubbing to the dust at the edges and panels. A hint of rubbing to the dust wrapper edges and panels some marks to the rear panel. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [5], 6 - 166 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Eric and David Hosking Photographers. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Mythology; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0709937377. ISBN/EAN: 9780709937371. Inventory No: 0124639. Very Good
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Fables for Our Time and Famous Poems Illustrated
Thurber, James,
Blue Ribbon Books, Garden City, New York, 1943. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: James Thurber. Reprint. Illustrated with with James Thurber's inimitable black-and-white line drawings. Illustrated front board, showing multiple illustrations by James Thurber, with ochre coloured insert with black and white writing on the front panel and white on the spine. Heavy rubbing bumping and chipping to the head and to the heel of the spine, in fact the top right-hand corner of the top spine edge has almost completely come away. Bumping and rubbing to the book corners and shelfwear to the lower book edge. There has been sun darkening to the lower 0.25 " of the lower book edge. The white of the background has become a little dull and yellow. Browning and staining to the paper edges. Browning to the internal pages and to the endpapers. There are a few foxing spots to the internal pages as well, predominantly to the lower edge. Illustrated dust wrapper, same illustrations as for boards, with black-and-white writing on the front panel and white on the spine. Rubbing and chipping, with loss to the dust wrapper corners. The top 0.25 " of the spine edge is missing and the lower edge has two splits on either side of the dust wrapper spine gutter edge, measuring 0.25 " and 1.25 ". There is a tear to the top rear dust wrapper corner edge measuring 1 ", and a tear on the lower rear dust wrapper corner, which arcs into the body of the dust wrapper , measuring 3 ". The dust wrapper is heavily affected by sun to the point where the white writing on the top left-hand corner of the front dust wrapper panel has become almost illegible. Clipping of the dust wrapper, all 4 corners. Browning and darkening of the verso so the dust wrapper has also occurred. A book of fables ( with a moral ) and 9 famous poems illustrated by the inimitable James Thurber. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: James Thurber. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; America ; Fiction -- Humour ; Inventory No: 0104544. Good Condition
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Aucassin and Nicolette and Other Mediaeval Romances and Legends
Not Stated (Translator Eugene Mason),
J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., London . New York, 1949. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Reprint. introduction by translator. Illustrated endpapers -- being a peach coloured design. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed publisher's logo to the front book panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Pale purple coloured tint to the top text block edge. Minor bumping and fading to the backstrip edges and book corners. Light age toning of the text block edges and internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper with orange coloured background with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. A few small closed tears to the dustwrapper edges. Darkening of the backstrip. Browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. A selection of tales and romance is from the mediaeval/Middle Ages. In many cases the tales were written in the 13th-century France. Everyman's Library number 497. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), VII-XIX, (2), 2-235, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; France; Mythology. Inventory No: 0112366. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Aboriginal Fables and Legendary Tales
Reed, A. W.,
ISBN: 0730101991
Reed, Frenchs Forest, 1987. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. introduction by author. The text is illustrated with the occasional black-and-white illustration, Illustrator not credited. Colour illustrated card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. A small book on some of the Australian Aboriginal folklore and mythology. Rubbing to the book panels and a faint reading crease to the backstrip. Fading to the backstrip. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). (4), 5-144 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0730101991. ISBN/EAN: 9780730101994. Inventory No: 0112645. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The Fall of the Nibelungs
Not Stated (Armour, Margaret Translator),
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd & E. P. Dutton, London / New York, 1913. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. introduction by Margaret Armour. Illustrated endpapers being an Art Nouveau design in pale green. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed publisher's logo to the front panel with gilt coloured titles and design to the back strip. Purple coloured tint to the top textblock edge. An English prose edition of the epic German mediaeval poem. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners, backstrip corners and lower book edges. The tint on the top text edge has become a little faded and staying with light browning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], VII - XVIII, [1], 2 - 235, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Germany; Inventory No: 0121187. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Realms of Gold Myths and Legends from around the World
Pilling, Ann ,
ISBN: 0862729327
Kingfisher Books, London, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Kady MacDonald Denton. First Edition. 640 g.; VII, 93 pages, introduction by Ann Pilling. Illustrated endpapers and internal texts by a Kady MacDonald Denton. Illustrated boards with black and red titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the backstrip corner edges and to the book corners. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for underlying board with black and red titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper corners and rubbing to the laminate of the dustwrapper. An anthology of myths and legends from around the world in three sections, Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Love and Death and Fools and Heroes. to help set a condition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Kady MacDonald Denton. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0862729327. ISBN/EAN: 9780862729325. Inventory No: 0107025. Good
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Aphrodite’s Fables From a Fitzroy Squat
Sidney, Pamela,
ISBN: 064602292X
Isis = Maat Publications, Mt. Waverley, Victoria, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Ted Lord. First Edition. Aphrodite's aphrodisiacs, Aphrodite's healthy food hints and bibliography. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Ted Lord, who also drew the front cover illustration. Purple coloured card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel. Aphrodite, ancient Greek goddess of fertility and love, suddenly finds herself in Melbourne in 1991. She lives with Harry, Jet and Brenda in a church squat in Fitzroy and, "... Through her eyes, her thoughts and comments, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy and its environs become The Centre of the World for a few magical weeks." -- from rear panel blurb. Author's first work. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Fading to the backstrip and lighter fading to the book panels. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. [1], I - V, 61, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ted Lord. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 064602292X. ISBN/EAN: 9780646022925. Inventory No: 0117959. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Lion’s Honey: The Myth of Samson
Grossman, David (Schoffman, Stuart Translator),
ISBN: 1841959138
Canongate , Edinburgh . New York . Melbourne, 2006. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Notes. Photographic paperback binding with dark yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "Samson hero or misfit? Revisiting Sampson's famous battle with the lion, his many women, and the betrayal of them all including the only one he ever loved, Grossman gives us a provocative new take on the story, and Sampson's controversial final act of death, when he brought down the temple upon himself and three thousand Philistines. Revealed as a single, lonely, and tortured soul who always operated outside the norm, we are forced to recognise Sampson in the world we live in today." from rear panel blurb. Minor rubbing to the book corners and panels. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [ - XXIX, [1], 155, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 1841959138. ISBN/EAN: 9781841959139. Inventory No: 0125713. Very Good Condition
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The One Who Set out to Study the Fear
Redgrove, Peter,
ISBN: 0747501874
Bloomsbury, London, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Jeff Fisher. First Edition. Blue coloured endpapers. At the beginning of each tale is a small black-and-white illustration, by Jeff Fisher. Blue coloured boards with gilt embossed stars and author's initials to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. Gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Jeff Fisher, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. A retelling of some of the stories gathered by the brothers Grimm, and, as the front fold over panel blurb states " ... Peter Redgrove gives to the retelling of each story at its own pace and a manner suitable for the present day. Each is carefully rooted in the original, but casting an individual and energetic style that is both disrespectful and enchanting." Minor rubbing to the backstrip edges and book corners. Browning of the textblock edges and age toning of the pages. The remains of the removal of a price sticker can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [10], 3-183, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Jeff Fisher. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0747501874. ISBN/EAN: 9780747501879. Inventory No: 0116642. Very Good Condition
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The Golden Man; A Quest for Eldorado
von Hagen, Victor W.,
Book Club Associates, London, 1974. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Book Club Edition. XIV, 338 pages, list of illustrations, Exordium to a factual myth, bibliography. Brown coloured endpapers. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing a solid gold figure. The text is illustrated with 66 black and white photographs and a few colour photographs. Light orange coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Light foxing to the text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper, with purple and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and faint fading to the backstrip. A few marks to the dustwrapper panels and there is a small nick to the top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. There is a triangular crease to the top right-hand corner of the front fold over panel. This is the history of Eldorado. From being a single golden man the myth has evolved into a city of gold. In this book the author follows the footsteps of many predecessors looking for the legendary city of gold. He discusses the myth, the heroics and the history of untold deaths that Eldorado has caused throughout the ages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Exploration ; History -- South America ; Inventory No: 0106994. Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Myths & Legends
Cottrell, Arthur,
ISBN: 0732200997
Collins Publishers Australia, Sydney, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. introduction, Micropedia, further reading and index. Deep yellow coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs, colour and black-and-white illustrations and maps. Tan coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and brown coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. "The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Myths and Legends is a new and comprehensive guide to its subjects which includes individual entries for more than 1250 characters of myths and legends from 18 different cultural traditions around the world." -- from the front of a panel blurb. Softening and rubbing to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the lower edges. Chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and creasing to the top edge. Fading to the backstrip. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [6], 7-260 pages, . Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0732200997. ISBN/EAN: 9780732200992. Inventory No: 0118866. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World Seekers and Sages
The Editors of Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408914
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. picture credits, bibliography and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, being a marble design in green. The text is lavishly illustrated in black-and-white, colour, and many of the pages resemble " illuminated pages ", by various artists. Green cloth covered boards with gilt illustration of a dragon and a fairy in the top left-hand corner of the front panel in which they oversee an illustration of a couple riding upon a wolf, with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip, illustration has been tipped in. Yellow coloured faux silk page marker insitu - which is frayed at the end. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for front panel, with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Part of the " The Enchanted World " series of fantasy/mythology books put out by Time - Life publishers. This book traces quests and adventures from the beginning of time with adversaries and helpers who were not quite human. Minor rubbing of the back strip edges and of the book corners. Some light age toning of the text block edges. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Some creasing of the dustwrapper edges. Second European English Language Printing. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [7], 8 - 143, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408914. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408912. Inventory No: 0126572. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World Spells and Bindings
The Editors of Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 070540885X
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. picture credits, bibliography and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, being a marble design in purple. The text is lavishly illustrated in black-and-white, colour, and many of the pages resemble " illuminated pages ", by various artists. Purple cloth covered boards with gilt illustration of a dragon and a fairy in the top left-hand corner of the front panel in which they oversee an illustration of three young women asleep, with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip, illustration has been tipped in. Yellow coloured faux silk page marker insitu - which is frayed at the end. Illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound) showing young women asleep in the garden white coloured titles to the front panel and to the back strip. Part of the " The Enchanted World " series of fantasy/mythology books put out by Time - Life publishers. This book are the stories and myths of curses, enchantments, spells and bindings. Minor rubbing of the back strip edges and of the book corners. Some light age toning of the text block edges. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Some creasing of the dustwrapper edges. There is a 0.5" tear to the top left-hand corner of the front panel and the lower edge of the back strip is slightly eroded. Second European English Language Printing. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [7], 8 - 143, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 070540885X. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408851. Inventory No: 0126574. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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100 World Myths and Legends: First Published in Four Volumes, The Golden Horde, The Silver Treasure, The Bronze Cauldron and The Crystal Pool
McCaughrean, Geraldine ,
ISBN: 1842550357
Orion, London's, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Bee Willey. First Edition. About the Stories. At the beginning of each story is a small black-and-white illustration by Bee Willey. Colour illustrated paperback binding with purple, black and red coloured titles to the front panel and red and purple coloured titles to the back strip. Originally published in four volumes: The Golden Horde, The Silver Treasure, The Bronze Cauldron and The Crystal Pool, this treasury of 100 myths and legends from around the world was written specifically for children, and as the rear panel blurb states "... They are the stories our ancestors told to explain to themselves how the world began; or they are legends of half-remembered heroes of ancient times, or of ordinary people whose lives were changed by magic, all who performed some great deed." -- from rear panel blurb. Minor creasing of the book corners and rubbing of the panels and edges. Uniform light age tanning of the text block edges and pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Trade Paperback. [12], 397, [7] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Bee Willey. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1842550357. ISBN/EAN: 9781842550359. Inventory No: 0122856. Very Good Condition
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The Enchanted World Dwarfs
The Editors of Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 070540885X
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. picture credits, bibliography and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, being a marble design in green. The text is lavishly illustrated in black-and-white, colour, and many of the pages resemble " illuminated pages ", by various artists. Green cloth covered boards with gilt illustration of a dragon and a fairy in the top left-hand corner of the front panel in which they oversee an illustration of a conversation between a dwarf and a man on a horse, with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip, illustration has been tipped in. Yellow coloured faux silk page marker insitu - which is frayed at the end. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for front panel, with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Part of the " The Enchanted World " series of fantasy/mythology books put out by Time - Life publishers. This book are the stories and myths of the small, strong and wise race known as dwarfs. Minor rubbing of the back strip edges and of the book corners. Some light age toning of the text block edges. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Some creasing of the dustwrapper edges. Second European English Language Printing. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [7], 8 - 141, [3] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 070540885X. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408851. Inventory No: 0126573. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
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Siva’s Warriors: The Basava Purana of Palkuriki Somanatha (Princeton Library of Asian Translations)
Somanatha, Palkuriki (Rao, Velcheru Narayana Translator),
ISBN: 0691055912
Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, list of abbreviations, Guide to pronunciation, introduction by the translator, summary of the text, notes, bibliography and index of names. At the beginning of the text there is a black-and-white photograph showing an image of Kannappa. 1/4 brown coloured cloth covered back strip with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 phase coloured boards. Black and white photographic dustwrapper with ochre coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "Here is the first translation into English of the Basava Purana, a fascinating collection of tales that sums up and characterizes one of the most important and most radical religious groups of South India. The ideas of the Virasaivas, or militant Saivas, are represented in those tales by an intriguing mix of outrageous excess and traditional conservatism. Written in Telugu in the thirteenth century, the Basava Purana is an anthology of legends of Virasaivas saints and a hagiography of Basavesvara, the twelfth-century Virasaiva leader. This translation makes accessible a completely new perspective on this significant religious group. Although Telugu is one of the major cultural traditions of India, with a classical literature reaching back to the eleventh century, until now there has been no translation or exposition of any of the Telugu Virasaiva works in English. The introduction orients the reader to the text and helps in an understanding of the poet's point of view. The author of the Basava Purana, Palkuriki Somanatha, is revered as a saint by Virasaivas in Andhra and Karnataka. His books are regarded as sacred texts, and he is also considered to be a major poet in Telugu and Kannada." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Rubbing to the back strip corners and book corners. Some age toning of the text block edges and there is a black remainder stripe to the lower text edge. Rubbing and creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Handling marks rubbing marks, stains and the remains of a sticker can be seen to the dustwrapper please see photograph. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [7], VIII - XVIII, 3], 4 - 321, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; Poetry. ISBN: 0691055912. ISBN/EAN: 9780691055916. Inventory No: 0121642. Very Good Condition
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The Dancer of Burton Fair; Folk Tales from Britain
Stuart, Forbes,
ISBN: 0200724606
Abelard Schuman, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Charles Keeping. First Edition. Black and white illustrated endpapers. The text is illustrated with black and white illustrations by Charles Keeping. Dark red coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Charles Keeping, with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. 5 tales from around Britain from a time when each county was very distinctive from another. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and a little bumping to the book corners. Age toning of the textblock edges and very light age toning to the internal pages. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Some sunning to the dustwrapper panels, particularly the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 7-81, (5) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Charles Keeping. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0200724606. ISBN/EAN: 9780200724609. Inventory No: 0114169. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Sir Tristan of All Time
Holbrook, Sabra,
Farrar, Straus & Giroux , New York, 1970. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Sir Tristan and You, A Tristan Timetable, bibliography, a guide to pronunciation and index. Olive coloured endpapers. Black and white illustrated four-page illustration at the beginning of the text. Yellow coloured cloth covered boards with brown coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. An investigation on the Sir Tristan and Iseut legend. Starting in 12th century France the author investigates and explores the various origins of the legend and examines its many variations and guises. Both the early and late versions are examined and of the inspiration and retelling down through the years. A little softening to the head into the heel of the backstrip and faint age toning of the textblock edges and internal pages. Some creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Faint remains of insect damage can be seen along the front fore edge. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (14), 5-196, (2) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; France; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Inventory No: 0114107. Very Good Condition
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The Enchanted World Water Spirits
The Editors of Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408906
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. picture credits, bibliography and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, being a marble design in green. The text is lavishly illustrated in black-and-white, colour, and many of the pages resemble " illuminated pages ", by various artists. Bright green cloth covered boards with gilt illustration of a dragon and a fairy in the top left-hand corner of the front panel in which they oversee an illustration of mermaid combing her hair, with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip, illustration has been tipped in. Yellow coloured faux silk page marker insitu - which is frayed at the end. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for front panel, with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Part of the " The Enchanted World " series of fantasy/mythology books put out by Time - Life publishers. This time dealing with water sprites and spirits in all their incarnations, both good and bad. Minor rubbing of the back strip edges and of the book corners. Some light age toning of the text block edges. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. There is 1/2 inch tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. Second European English Language Printing. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [7], 8 - 143, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408906. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408905. Inventory No: 0126570. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Arabian Nights Tales from the Thousand and One Nights
Various Authors,
The Folio Society, London, 2001. Reprint
 Hardcover (illustrated Cloth) Hardcover (illustrated Cloth). Very Good Condition/Slipcased. Illustrator: Detmold, Edward Julius (1883 1957). Reprint. Second-hand copy, no damage to the slipcase, bump to the bottom of the spine. No other damage to the cover, previous owner's bookplate on the first page. No other damage, no annotations. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VIII, 239, [1] pages. Illustrator: Detmold, Edward Julius (1883 1957). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0280483. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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