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VIKING MYTHS & LEGENDS
Sullivan, K. E.
ISBN: 186019382x
Brockhampton Press London 1998 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour plate illustrations (some full-page) throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated (Front: 'The Viking Sea Raiders', Albert Goodwin) gloss boards nominally bumped on head of backstrip, else fine. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Gods, goddesses, monsters, giants, elves and trolls contrast with earnest romances in Viking mythology. Heroes like Odin and Thor, Freyia and Loki, Sigurd and Gundrun are celebrated in this beautifully illustrated book of legends and sagas of bygone cultures in the Viking tradition . . . Contents include: Intro., Creation Myths, Legends of Odin and Asgard, ditto Thor, Freyia and other stories, End of the World, Glossary, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 860g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006751  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race
T W Rolleston,
George G Harrap, London, 1919. 
  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 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000272. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000272  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Winds from Afar
Kenji Miyazawa,
ISBN: 9780870111716
Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1972. 
  Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good+. Illustrator: Bernard Leach. First. Very clean edition. Small spot of dirt to closed edges of book. Top of foldover of dustwrapper has been clipped. No internal inscriptions. Illustrator: Bernard Leach. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Japan; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 087011171X. ISBN/EAN: 9780870111716. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000508. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 000508  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Antonia Fraser,
ISBN: 9781858810034
Orion, London, 1993. 
  Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. . Used hardback with dustwrapper in very good condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Young adult rendition of King Arthur. Camelot & the Age of Chivalry. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; Early (0-1000 AD); Children. ISBN: 1858810035. ISBN/EAN: 9781858810034. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001016. 
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 001016  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The Craft Of Poetic Speech In Ancient Greece
by Claude Calame translated from the French by Janice Orion
ISBN: 0801480221
Cornell University Press  1995 
 Soft Cover Ancient Greek literature - history and criticism. Greek Mythology. Semiotics. Rhetoric. The author challenges his readers to rethink the principles of mythmaking in the poetry and art of the ancient Greeks; he utilises the methodology of semiotics in formulating new ways of looking at the poetics of Homer, Hesiod, lyric, tragedy, and even history. 220 pages.  NEW
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: H8273  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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The Arcana Of Freemasonry
Churchward, Albert
ISBN: 1578633389
Red Wheel/Weiser York Beach, Maine, U.S.A. 2005 
 Paperback A brand new, unread book. Fore-edges sl. tanned.  New
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019072  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Sultans, Sorcery and Supernatural
Berger, Henri
ISBN: 1851521844
Chancellor Press London 1992 
 Hardcover "This delightful and unusual collection of Moroccan fairy tales will capture the imagination of young readers everywhere." Small chip to front spine fold.  Very Good/No D/W
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011204  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Archaeology of Nostalgia: How the Greeks Re-created their Mythical Past
Boardman, John
ISBN: 0500051151
Thames and Hudson London 2002 First Edition
 Hard Cover "Offers new insights into the making of myth and the exceptional imagination of a people creating the first modern civilization out of the relics of their past."  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028254  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Folktales of the Amur : Stories from the Russian Far East
Nagishkin, Dmitrii
ISBN: 0810909138
Harry N. Abrams U.S.A. 1980 
 Hard Cover A collection of 31 traditional folktales from that far eastern part of Russia that lies along the banks of the Amur River. Mark to half title where PO name has been partially erased. Illstrated endpapers, numerous - and beautiful - colour illustrations.Sl. spotting to board edges. Translated by Emily Lehrman.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 027659  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Origin of Life & Death: African Creation Myths
Beier, Ulli
ISBN: 0435900234
East African Educational Publishers In Assn. With Heinemann 1992 Reprint
 Paperback Internally unmarked, pages lightly tanned, wraps lightly rubbed, small tear to upper right corner ffep. This is a small book and postage will be reduced accordingly.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 027674  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Children’s Book of Myths and Legends
Randall, Ronne
ISBN: 1900465582
Bookmart U.K. 2002 Reprint
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to colourful laminated boards. " The myths and legends in this book come from many different cultures all ove rhte world. They are all filled with adventure, magic, mystery and the wonders of the human heart and spirit. They are a gift to us from our most distant ancestors, for us to enjoy and treasure for all time."  Very Good/No D/W
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 027326  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Japanese Fairy Tales I: Kaguyahime the Moon Princess and Other Stories
Magee, J. Robert
ISBN: 4896842456
Yohan Publications Tokyo 1997 Stated First Printing
 Paperback An unmarked "gift quality" book. "Japan's past comes to life in this collection of ten classic Japanese fairy tales."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028722  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Alphabet of Creation : An Ancient Legend from the Zohar with Drawings By Ben Shahn
Shahn, Ben
ISBN: 0805240578
Schocken Books U.S.A. 1988 Facsimile Edition
 Hard Cover Conceived and illustrated by one of America's greatest artists, this xquisite book was originally published in a limited edition of 550 lithographic copies and immediately became a collector's item. This facsimile edition faithfully reproduces the original, incluign all 45 specially eecuted drawings by Ben Shahn as well as the typography designed by graphic artist Joseph Blumenthal. Complete with original clear acetate dust jacket (lightly rubbed).   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028662  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Irish Folk Tales
Glassie, Henry (edited by)
ISBN: 0394746376
Pantheon Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 1985 
 Paperback An unmarked, apparently unread copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps.  Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022494  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Red Eggs and Dragon Boats : Celebrating Chinese Festivals
Stepanchuk, Carol
ISBN: 1881896080
Pacific View Press California 1994 
 Hard Cover Colourful illustrated boards lightly rubbed with small ink mark to barcode back panel, internally unmarked.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022122  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Star Tales
Ridpath, Ian
ISBN: 0718826957
Lutterworth Press Cambridge 1988 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in very good condition. An excellent reference for the armchair astronomer and those interested in classical mythology.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 027853  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Golden Tales of Greece: The stories of Perseus, Jason, Achilles and Theseus
Mackenzie, Compton (retold by)
ISBN: 0490003214
Aldus Books London 1974 
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in very good condition. D/W with sl. edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019320  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. 
  Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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This Haunted Isle - Ghosts & Legends Britain’s Historic Buildings
Underwood, Peter
ISBN: 9780245542329
Harrap, London, 1984. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Light wear to extremities of dust jacket. 276 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Britain/UK; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0245542329. ISBN/EAN: 9780245542329. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52691. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52691  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Jarl, The Neatherd : a Fairy story of Another Land and Time
Escott-Inman, H.
Ward, Lock London  
 Hardcover No date of publication, no PO marks or inscriptions. Dark blue blindstamped boards with bright gilt decoration, B & W frontis with tissue guard intact. Endpapers and fore-edges tanned, minimal foxing.  Good/No D/W
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025424  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Journey to the West : Volumes One, Two, Three
Wu, Ch’eng-En
Foreign Languages Press Beijing 2004 Reprint
 Hard Cover Three volumes, all unmarked with unclipped dust jackets (now protected in removable clear archival plastic covers), original ribbon markers intact, blue endpapers.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029430  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. Near Fine Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. Near Fine Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The World of Tolkien
Day, David
ISBN: 9781840009255
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustration; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 184000925X. ISBN/EAN: 9781840009255. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51836. Near Fine Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51836  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The Quest for Paradise: Visions of Heaven and Eternity in the World’s Myths and Religions
Ashton, John; Whyte, Tom
New Burlington Books 2001  2001 
  4to. hardcover. 160pp. index, colour illus. near fine. / near fine d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35381  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Oceanic Mythology, The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia
Poignant, Roslyn:
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967  1967 
  VG/VG, index. Full of photographic illustrations of tribal art objects from major collections. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2633  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Persian Mythology
Hinnells, John
Chancellor Press. London: 19835.  0 
  4to. hardcover. 143pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w with faded spine. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60630  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Indian Mythology
Ions, Veronica
ISBN: 1851529705
Chancellor Press. London: 1983.  1983 
  4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 143pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60631  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Demons, Gods & Holy Men from Indian Myths & Legends
Husain, Shahrukh
ISBN: 0340412437
Hodder & StoughtonSydney 1987.  1987 
  4to. hardcover. 132pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60632  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Hero Myths and Legends of Britain and Ireland
Ebbutt, M. I.
ISBN: 1860198716
Brockhampton Press, London, 1995.  1995 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 152pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60627  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Scottish Myths and Legends
Sullivan, K E
ISBN: 1860192173
Brockhampton Press, London, 1998  1998 
  4to. hardcover. 128pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60628  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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An Introduction to Oriental Mythology
Whittaker, Clio (editor)
New Burlington Books, London 1989.  1989 
  4to. hardcover. 128pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60629  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The illustrated golden bough : a study in magic and religion / Sir James George Frazer.
Frazer, James George, Sir
ISBN: 0684818507
East Roseville, N.S.W. Simon & Schuster 1996  1996 
  4to hardcover 224pp index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59892  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sacred Symbols A Guide to the Timeless Icons of Faith and Worship
Gibson, Clare
ISBN: 1887354182
Saraband, Rowayton, 1998.  1998 
  4to. hardcover. 112pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w with faded spine. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59433  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Mythology Of Middle-Earth: A Study Of Tolkien’s Mythology & Its Relationship To The Myths Of The Modern World
Noel, Ruth
ISBN: 0500011877
Thames & Hudson, London, 1977  1977 
  8vo. hardcover. 198pp. index. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59113  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Ancient Wisdom
Ashe, Geoffrey
Macmillan, London, 1977.  1977 
  8vo. hardcover. 232pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58953  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Encyclopaedia of Celtic Wisdom. The Celtic Shaman’s Sourcebook.
Matthews, Caitlin and John.
ISBN: 1852305606
Element Books 1994  1994 
  8vo. softcover. 456pp. index b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58873  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Celts: Uncovering the Mythic and Historic Origins of Western Culture
Markale, Jean
ISBN: 0892814136
Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont, U.S.A., 1993.  1993 
  8vo. softcover. 320pp. index, b/w illus. Very good 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58874  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Nightmares in the Sky
Stephen King, f-stop Fitzgerald
ISBN: 0670823074
Viking Studio Books 1988  1988 
  4to. Black Cloth hardcover. 128pp. Color and black and white photographs of gargoyles, fold out colour photographs. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54688  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Night Riders - In Black Folk History
Gladys-Marie Fry
University of Tennesse Press 1985  1985 
  Excellent copy in new condition with shelf worn d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 781  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sacred Imagery Representations of Faith and Worship
Millidge, Judith
ISBN: 1840131691
Grange Books September 1998  1998 
  4to Pictorial Laminated Boards. 144pp index, colour illus. Fine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52570  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Illustrated Book of Sacred Scriptures
Freke, Timothy
ISBN: 0835607585
Quest Books August 25, 1998  1998 
  4to. softcover 176pp very good. Celebrates our diversity and illustrates the common understanding that links all people engaged in the spiritual quest. Gathers holy text from around the world and across the ages. Illustrated with colour photo's. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52322  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Shanks, Hershel
ISBN: 0679457577
Random House March 24, 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 246pp very good. Fifty years ago, in a cave near Qumran on the Dead Sea, a Bedouin shepherd made a remarkable discovery--a cache of scrolls, in Hebrew and Aramaic, dating roughly from the time of Jesus. Here, in hundreds of literary fragments, was a window into an unknown world--the world where Christianity and modern Judaism were born.Everyone has heard about the scrolls, but what, exactly, are their contents? Who wrote them? What do they reveal? Do they undermine the authority of the Hebrew Bible? Do they shed new light on Jesus, his sayings and his sacraments? Until recently, only a handful of experts could answer these questions, for only they had access to the scrolls. Now, thanks to the liberating efforts of scholars such as Hershel Shanks, the scrolls are the property of us all, their mystery at long last yielding to meaning. Here, in arresting detail, is the most complete assessment of the scrolls to date. It is a history of their discovery and dissemination, a summary of their scholarly interpretation, and a thoughtful meditation on their ultimate significance. Above all, it is an act of generosity--a great scholar's gift to the common understanding of the most important ancient texts found in modern times. 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51665  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Words of Wisdom: Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev’s Collection
Afanasiev, A.N.
ISBN: 5050046351
Raduga Publisher,C.I.S. August 1998  1998 
  4to Pictorial Laminated boards. 174pp very good. Illustrated with colour plates by Alexander Kurkin. 42 traditional folk tales from Russia. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50809  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Monkey Subdues the White-Bone Demon
Wang Hsing-pei (Adapted by), Illustrated by Hsiao-Tai, Chien and Hung-Pen, Chao
Foreign Languages Press - Peking 1976 China  0 
  tall 8vo. Blue wraps. 110pp. Some loss to head and tail of spine. Ilustrated with b/w line drawings. Based on a mythological novel by Wu Cheng-en featuring Monkey from the t.v. series, and Pigsy and Sandy and Tripitaka. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28891  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Grail: The Truth Behind the Myth
Matthews, John
ISBN: 1841812676
Godsfield Press Ltd November 15, 2005  2005 
  8vo hardcover 176pp near fine. The real truth about the Grail, as this entertaining and informative book makes clear, is more exciting than the most fantastic adventure novel. Tracing the Grail's story from its earliest appearance in myth through history, literature, and popular entertainment, this comprehensive illustrated book explores the Grail's secret history and reveals why it continues to fascinate us today. The book unearths the earliest versions of the Grail in myth, examines the part the Grail plays in the events of Christ's Passion, and reveals the truth about the secret societies that "guard" the Grail mysteries. As readers will discover, the Grail also made a mysterious appearance in Arthur's Camelot and disguised itself as the holy bloodline of Jesus and Mary Magdalen, as the philosopher's stone, and as a touchstone of transformation for Jungian psychologists. The book also introduces us to modern Grail seekers and reveals why even the Nazis sought the Grail. This riviting account sets readers straight about the mysterious relic's meaning and purpose. As we discover what the Grail has meant to the men and women of the past, we come to understand the power of this ancient idea in our own life and why we continue to seek it. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44748  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Acts of KING ARTHUR AND HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS, From the Winchester Manuscripts of Thomas Malory, and other sources
Steinbeck, John. edited by Chase Horton
Book Club 1981  1981 
  8vo. hardcover. 364pp. Very good, light foxing. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43546  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Universe, the Gods and Mortals
Vernant, Jean-Pierre (Editor)
ISBN: 1861973985
Profile Books Ltd 2001  2001 
  8vo hardcover 205pp. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41897  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Creation Myths: Man’s Introduction to the World
MacLagan, David
ISBN: 0500810109
Thames & Hudson 1979  1979 
  4to. softcover. 96pp. colour & b/w ilus. Very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62133  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Myths and Legends of the Ploynesians
Anderson, Johannes C.
ISBN: 0804804141
Tuttle 1986  1986 
  Fat 8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Copy very good, d/w with tear to top of spine and top extreme. 514pp. Index. Contents includes Polynesia and its people, Koropanga and lakamakua, Uenuku, Fairies and Taniwha, The Tawhaki Cycle, Maui-tikitiki-a-Taranga, Hina Sister of Maui, Pele the Fire-Godess, The Spirit Worlds, Io, Tangaroa and Creation, Tane and Rongo, The Areoi Society and the Hula Dance, Religious Observances. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39377  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Arthur and the Sovereignty of Britain - King and Goddess in the Mabinogion
Matthews, Caitlin
ISBN: 0140191976
Arkana 1989  1989 
  8vo. Paperback. Good reading copy. no marks. 334pp. Index. The stories of the Mabinogion, rich in legend and the primitive magic of the Celtic Otherworld, heralded the first flowering of European literature and became the source of Arthurian legend as we know it today. The author provides the full commentary on these stories, exploring parallel texts and sources and shedding light on Sovereignty, the Goddess of the Land and the spiritual principle of the Feminine. 
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms
Moffat, Alistair
London Trafalgar Square 1999  1999 
  8vo hardcover 282pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34924  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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King Arthur
Barber, Richard
ISBN: 0351152695
Cardinal 1973  1973 
  8vo softcover 192pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34348  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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