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The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail
Baigent, Michael & Leigh, Richard & Lincoln, Henry
ISBN: 0099682419
Hutchinson, Great Britain, 1996. Reprint
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good/. Reprint. 558 pages. Reading creases to spine. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. A vast number of people have become enthralled with the story of the nineteenth-century French priest who, in his mountain village at the foot of the Pyrenees, discovered something which enabled him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds. The tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then turns into an unprecedented historical detective story - a modern Grail quest leading back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heretics of the 12th and 13th centuries and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1,300 years ago. Now, after more than ten years of research, Henry Lincoln and his co-authors, Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, publish the results of their inquiry into this taunting enigma. What really lies at the core of this discovery of Rennes-le-Chateau is not material riches, but a secret - a secret of explosive and controversial proportions, which radiates out from the little Pyrenees village to encompass the whole of Western civilisation. The secret is no mere historical curiosity. Its repercussions stretch all the way to the contemporary politics and the entire edice of the Christian faith. It involves nothing less than the Holy Grail - not as a mystical chalice of medieval legend but as something more tangible which has played a vital role in the shaping of Western history. The enigma extends to our own day, implicating such men as de Gaulle and Malraux. It also casts an astonishing new light on such events as the Renaissance and the Crusades. Most startlingly it pertains to the origins of Christianity and the very identity of Jesus. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. ISBN: 0099682419. ISBN/EAN: 9780099682417. Inventory No: 15030056. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15030056  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Folk Medicine
Wannan, Bill
Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1970. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. . 190 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Edges of boards have substantial wear. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are considerably browned. Pages are reasonably tanned. A Miscellany Of Old Cures & Remedies, Superstitions, and Old Wives' Tales, Having Particular Reference To Australia and The British Isles Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 17020302. Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17020302  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Long Ago : Stories of the Australian Aborigines
Cox, Peter (Selected)
ISBN: 1875638024
Antipodes Design, Australia, 1991. First Edition
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good/. First Edition. Small surface tear on front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1875638024. ISBN/EAN: 9781875638024. Inventory No: 15100095. Very Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15100095  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Celtic Myth and Legend, Poetry and Romance
Squire, Charles
ISBN: 0517304902
Crown Publishers, USA, 1979. Second Printing
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good Condition. Second Printing. 450 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping and minor chipping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are reasonably tanned. Small section of surface damage on front end page from removal of previous owner's name . Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517304902. ISBN/EAN: 9780517304907. Inventory No: 14011486. Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14011486  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Superstitions and Old Wives’ Tales
Author Not Stated,
ISBN: 0949819824
Reader's Digest, Australia, 1986. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . 50 pages. Covers have superficial rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0949819824. ISBN/EAN: 9780949819826. Inventory No: 14090013. Very Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14090013  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Stories and Legends from Filipino Folklore
Coronel, Maria Delia
University of Santo Tomas, Philippines, 1976. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Reprint. 255 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has moderate reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 15070197. Good
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15070197  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Lays and Legends of Thomond : With Historical and Traditional Notes
Hogan, Michael
City Printing, Limerick, 1924. Revised Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Revised Edition. 449 pages. Edges of boards have moderate edgewear and corners are moderately bumped. Spine has considerable fading. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 15080158. Good
Price: 253.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15080158  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Mythology of the British Isles
Ashe, Geoffrey
ISBN: 0413629902
Methuen, Great Britain, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First Edition. 304 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has slight fading. Dust jacket has light creasing. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. This book is planned on the pattern of Robert Graves's "Greek Myths" and "Hebrew Myths". Each section deals with its topic first as presented in legend or story-telling or speculation. Then a commentary discusses the sources, the facts, the underlying ideas, the rehandling in subsequent writing. The time-span of the survey extends from prehistory to the 9th century AD. Geoffrey Ashe has also written "King Arthur's Avalon - The Story of Glastonbury", "Avalonian Quest" and "The Ancient Wisdom". Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0413629902. ISBN/EAN: 9780413629906. Inventory No: 16050010. Fine
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16050010  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Camelot and the Vision of Albion
Ashe, Geoffrey
Book Club Associates, Great Britain, 1975. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good Condition. Book Club Edition. 233 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 16050016. Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16050016  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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When Yondi Pushed Up the Sky
Eggleston, Roland
Jonathan Cape, London, 1963. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Fair. Illustrator: Grace Huxtable. First Edition. 127 pages. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear. Dust jacket has moderate rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and moderate chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. School library stamp on first and last pages. Illustrator: Grace Huxtable. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 17020286. Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17020286  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Classic Folk Tales from Around the World
Nye, Robert (edited)
ISBN: 1858913306
Random House, Great Britain, 1996. 
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good/. . 605 pages. Covers have moderate creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has moderate reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. This collection, in a series of value-for-mo ney classic short story anthologies, contains over 250 folkt ales from around the world, from Cinderella to the creation myths of Pacific islanders. ' Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1858913306. ISBN/EAN: 9781858913308. Inventory No: 16060043. Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16060043  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Folk Tales from China: Fourth Series
Author Not Stated,
Foreign Languages Press, Peking, 1958. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Sha Keng-Shih. . 137 pages. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear and slight soiling. Edges of boards have moderate wear. Spine has minor lean. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are lightly tanned. Illustrator: Sha Keng-Shih. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 17030012. Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17030012  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Stories and Tales of Old Manchester
Hayes, Cliff (edited)
ISBN: 1872226221
Printwise, Great Britain, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine/. First Edition. 168 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1872226221. ISBN/EAN: 9781872226224. Inventory No: 17090089. Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17090089  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Sacred Symbols series - The Maya
anon.
Thames & Hudson, London  1996 
 Hardcover hb/dw, 14 x 12 cm., col. illust., red cloth. Fine copy in fine d/jacket. Book Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10079  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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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)
Book Number: 9595  Bookseller: Berry Books
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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)
Book Number: 007991  Bookseller: Berry Books
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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)
Book Number: 26108  Bookseller: Berry Books
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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)
Book Number: 9899  Bookseller: Berry Books
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The Witches and Wizards of Oberin
Scalora, Suza
ISBN: 9780060295356
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 kilo. 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)
Book Number: 51919  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology
C. Scott Littleton,
ISBN: 0761475591
Marshall Cavendish, New York, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: 29cm x 22cm. 11-volume set (complete). In protective wraps, taped to endpapers, some staining. Light browning to page extremities. Usual library stamps and stickers, no plates. Shipped Weight: 8.76 kilos. ISBN: 0761475591. ISBN/EAN: 9780761475590. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003844  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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The White Hound of the Mountain and Other Irish Folk Tales
Thomas J. Kiernan,
The Devin-Adair Company, New York, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Elizabeth Rivers. First Edition. Inscribed by Author. Size: 21cm x 15cm. 172 pages. Very light foxing to outside edges of text block. Light discolouration to board edges. Light rubbing/wear to boards. Dust Jacket has chunks missing, but is otherwise intact, with both flaps. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrator: Elizabeth Rivers. Shipped Weight: .36 kilos. Inscribed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Good Condition
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003869  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Australian Gnomes
Robert Ingpen,
ISBN: 0727011111
Rigby, Adelaide, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: 25cm x 22cm. 110 pages. Very light foxing to outside edges of text block. Very light foxing/soiling to first/last few pages. Light rubbing/wear to board edges. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Crease to back of jacket. Shipped Weight: .66 kilos. ISBN: 0727011111. ISBN/EAN: 9780727011114. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003841  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Yokai Museum : The Art of Japanese Supernatural Beings from Yumoto Koichi Collection
Koichi Yumoto,
ISBN: 4756243371
PIE Books, Tokyo, 2013. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Text is bilingual, Japanese & English, primarily illustrations. Very Good Plus Condition in Very Good Dust Jacket. Size: 26cm x 18cm. 288 pages. Very light soiling to outside edges of text block. Light shelf and edge wear to covers. Small closed tear to spine top of jacket. Light soiling to jacket. Shipped Weight: .81 kilos. ISBN: 4756243371. ISBN/EAN: 9784756243379. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003839  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Secrets of the Gnomes
Wil Huygen,
ISBN: 0333338499
MacMillan, Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. First Edition. Very Good Minus Condition in Very Good Minus Dust Jacket. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 31cm x 22cm. 200 pages. Light soiling to outside edges of text block. Very light foxing occasionally throughout. Dust jacket is worn at at edges, with small chips and tears, as well as light dampstaining to edges and foxing to the inside of jacket. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Light foxing to inside of jacket. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. Shipped Weight: 1.19 kilos. ISBN: 0333338499. ISBN/EAN: 9780333338490. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003785  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Bisma: Warrior Priest of the Mahabharata
Satyahraha Hurip,
ISBN: 9794161020
Pustaka Sinar Harapan, Jakarta, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Inscribed by person(s) connected with book. Very Good Minus Condition. INSCRIBED by the Translator on half-title page. Size: 20cm x 14cm. 106 pages. Shelf and edge wear to covers. Shipped Weight: .13 kilos. Inscribed by person(s) connected with book. ISBN: 9794161020. ISBN/EAN: 9789794161029. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003893  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Troll
Eli Ketilsson,
ISBN: 8272011638
J. M. Stenersens, Oslo, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Text is multilingual. Size: 25cm x 22cm. 72 pages. Text is in English; Norwegian; French; German. Light shelf and edge wear to covers. Top outside corner very lightly bumped. Spine top and bottom lightly pushed. Shipped Weight: .46 kilos. ISBN: 8272011638. ISBN/EAN: 9788272011634. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003891  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Folk-Lores & Legends from Pokhara
Karunakar Vaidya,
Ratna Pustak Bhandar, Kathmandu, 1983. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. Good Minus Condition. Size: 18cm x 12cm. 61 pages. Shelf and edge wear to covers. Light creasing to covers. Light foxing and soiling to covers. Small closed tears spine top and bottom. Small chunk from spine bottom. Shipped Weight: .1 kilos. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Good Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003884  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Russian Traditional Folksong
Elizabeth A. Warner; Evgenii Kustovskii,
ISBN: 0859584739
Hull University Press,  1990. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . ISSN: 0078-3099. Tape NOT included. Size: 21cm x 15cm. 120 pages. Shipped Weight: .24 kilos. ISBN: 0859584739. ISBN/EAN: 9780859584739. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Good Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003874  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Snarls from the Tea-Tree: Big Cat Folklore
David Waldron; Simon Townsend,
ISBN: 1921875836
Arcadia, Melbourne, 2012. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. First Edition. Size: 23cm x 15cm. 190 pages. Very light soiling to outside edges of text block. Very light shelf and edge wear to covers. Shipped Weight: .3 kilos. ISBN: 1921875836. ISBN/EAN: 9781921875830. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Near Fine Condition
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003892  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Yokai Museum : The Art of Japanese Supernatural Beings from Yumoto Koichi Collection
Koichi Yumoto,
ISBN: 4756243371
PIE Books, Tokyo, 2013. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Text is bilingual, Japanese & English, primarily illustrations. Size: 26cm x 18cm. 288 pages. Very light soiling to outside edges of text block. Very light shelf and edge wear to covers. Dust Jacket is fully intact, small chips and tears, carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Shipped Weight: .81 kilos. ISBN: 4756243371. ISBN/EAN: 9784756243379. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Near Fine Condition
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0003840  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Bunyips & Bigfoots: In Search of Australia’s Mystery Animals
Malcolm Smith,
ISBN: 1864290811
Millennium Books, Sydney, 1996. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 207 pages. Light spotting to outside edges of text block. Very light foxing to endpapers. Very light shelf and edge wear to covers. Outside corners very lightly bumped. Shipped Weight: .34 kilos. ISBN: 1864290811. ISBN/EAN: 9781864290813. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0002116  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Russian Folk Tales
H. C. Stevens,
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Alexander Lindberg. First Edition. 139 pages. Light soiling to outside edges of text block. Light soiling/markings/foxing to endpapers and occasionally throughout. Light rubbing/wear to boards. A couple of soil marks to boards. Pen line down front top spine corner of boards. A couple of pen marks to outside edge of text block. Slight discolouration of board edges. Light browning to page extremities. Very light bumping to corners. Slightly cocked. Illustrator: Alexander Lindberg. Shipped Weight: .88 kilos. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Good Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0002004  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World
Robert Bringhurst,
ISBN: 1550546961
Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 527 pages. Spine top and bottom pushed. Light soiling to outside edges of text block. Dust Jacket is fully intact, only one very small closed tear to front bottom wrap fold, carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Shelf wear to Dust Jacket. Shipped Weight: .95 kilos. ISBN: 1550546961. ISBN/EAN: 9781550546965. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0001886  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Secrets of the Gnomes
Wil Huygen,
ISBN: 0333338499
MacMillan, Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. First Edition. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 31cm x 22cm. 200 pages. Very light soiling to outside edges of text block. Small chunk missing from top edge of rear endpaper. Very small closed tear to last 3 pages. These tears have all been repaired with tape which has since browned with age. Dust jacket is worn at at edges, with small chips and tears, as well as light dampstaining to edges and foxing to the inside of jacket. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. Shipped Weight: 1.19 kilos. ISBN: 0333338499. ISBN/EAN: 9780333338490. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Good Condition
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0001817  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Russian Folk Tales
H. C. Stevens,
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Alexander Lindberg. First Edition. 139 pages. Is in removable protective wraps that have browned with age. Light soiling/markings/foxing to covers, edges, and occasionally throughout. Light rubbing/wear to boards. Dust Jacket is fully intact, wear to edges and corners, only the smallest of chips to spine. Browning to page extremities. Cocked. Illustrator: Alexander Lindberg. Shipped Weight: .96 kilos. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Good Condition
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0001815  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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Legends and Folk Lore of Northumbria
Margaret Tynedale,
Collins,  No date. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Eva Bradshaw. First Edition. 112 pages. Light soiling/markings/foxing to covers, edges, and occasionally throughout. Very light rubbing/wear to boards. Illustrator: Eva Bradshaw. Shipped Weight: .13 kilos. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0001779  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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ARV Nordic Yearbook of Folklore Vol. 61 - 2005
Arne Bugge Amundsen,
The Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Uppsala, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. . ISSN 0066-8176 226 pages. Light soiling/marks/foxing to outside edges, endpapers, occasionally throughout. Light soiling to covers. Lightly bumped bottom corners. Light shelf wear. Shipped Weight: .56 kilos. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0001131  Bookseller: Logical Unsanity Books & Miscellaneous Phantasmagoria
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The Witches and Wizards of Oberin
Scalora, Suza
ISBN: 9780060295356
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 kilo. 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)
Book Number: 51919  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. First Edition
 Hardcover 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. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Golem
Isaac Bashevis Singer,
ISBN: 9780233975344
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 kilo. 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+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Fairies
Scalora, Suza
ISBN: 9780060282349
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 kilo. 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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Tales From The Igloo
Edited and translated by Father Maurice Metayer,
ISBN: 9780888300621
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 kilo. 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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Nga Waka Maori - Maori Canoes
Nelson, Anne
ISBN: 9780333416471
MacMillan, New Zealand, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Light age and reading wear. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Indigenous Cultures; New Zealand; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0333416473. ISBN/EAN: 9780333416471. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53739. Very Good Condition
Price: 36.00 (AUD)
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Chronicles of the Vikings ~ Records, Memorials and Myths
Page, R I
ISBN: 9780714128009
British Museum Press, London, 2000. First Paperback
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Paperback. 240 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; Norway; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0714128007. ISBN/EAN: 9780714128009. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52255. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Winds from Afar
Kenji Miyazawa,
ISBN: 9780870111716
Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1972. First
 Hard Cover 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. Very Good +
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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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 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000272. Fair Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The Great Deeds of Superheroes
Saxby, Maurice
ISBN: 9780855748845
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 kilo. 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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Here There Be Unicorns
Jane Yolen,
ISBN: 9780152099022
Harcourt Childrens Books, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., 1994. 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Illustrator: David Wilgus. . Used hardback - free from inscriptions. No torn or missing pages. Minor markingd to ffep where presentation label has been removed Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrator: David Wilgus. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0152099026. ISBN/EAN: 9780152099022. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000682. Very Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Kupi-Kupi and the Girl - Aboriginal Legend
Daphne Punytjina Burton,
ISBN: 9781875641536
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 kilo. 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 Britain
Senior, Michael
ISBN: 9780856132445
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 kilo. 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
Price: 22.50 (AUD)
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Son of Apple - a pretelling from a translation by Catriona Macleod of on old Irish folk-tale
Walsh, Maurice
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1950. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name inside front board. Heavy foxing to early and late pages and scattered spotting throughout. Binding is tight and book is solid. 208 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53958. Good Condition
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
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Vampire~ lift the flap book
Salmon, Michael
The Five Mile Press,  2008. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/. . As new. Delightfully illustrated, lift - the - flaps children's picture book. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN/EAN: 9781742110325. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52624. Fine Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The View Over Atlantis
Michell, John,
Abacus, London, 1973. First Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Fine Condition/. First Edition. Size: Duodecimo12mo. 211 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. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. The theory put forward by the author is, we all live within the ruins of an ancient structure related to the lost civilisation of Atlantis whose vast size has hitherto rendered it invisible. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3605. Fine Condition
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
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Our Ancestors Came From Outer Space: A NASA Expert Confirms Mankind’s Extraterrestrial Origins
Chatelain, Maurice,
ISBN: 9780385125352
Doubleday, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Good. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 209 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust jacket has it's plastic cover intact which has left this library book in very good condition.. Text and spine marked with Library stamps, library pocket inside book, stamps throughout and/or other library markings. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . A book written by one of the NASA moon missions tech inventors. Interesting perspective and information you have probably never heard before - or at least cannot remember. Official stories generally do not tell all... Very scarce. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0385125356. ISBN/EAN: 9780385125352. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5146. Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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Great Australian Ghost Stories
Davis, Richard,
ISBN: 9780733331077
ABC Books, Sydney, 2012. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. First Edition. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 282 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. You'll meet a wide cross-section of ghosts in this wonderful collection of stories covering two centuries of our nation's history. Some ghosts are vengeful, some aloof, others mysterious, sad, kind, wistful or amusing, but all share one quality - they're scary - and their stories are hair-raising. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780733331077. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3113. Fine Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Frankenstein Diaries
Venables, Rev. Hubert (translator & editor),
ISBN: 9780091426705
Hutchinson, London, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Size: Quarto 4to 24.15 - 30.50cm tall. 120 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. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. "Unknown to fiction writers from Mary Shelley to the screenwriters of Hollywood, the personal diaries and papers of Viktor Frankenstein, creator of living beings, lay untouched & forgotten for over 150 years... The fruit of 6 years of labor by its translator and editor, this first-ever long awaited edition of the diaries at last tells the true story of the agonies & triumphs of Frankenstein" Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0091426707. ISBN/EAN: 9780091426705. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3051. Very Good Condition
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
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Maori Myths & Tribal Legends
Alpers, Antony,
ISBN: 9780582716742
Longman Paul, Auckland, 1983. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Patrick Hanly. Reprint. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 252 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. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. Illustrator: Patrick Hanly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; New Zealand; ISBN: 0582716748. ISBN/EAN: 9780582716742. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4604. Very Good Condition
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World: Magical Justice
The Editors of Time-Life Magazine,
ISBN: 9780705408974
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: Quarto 4to . 143 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. The dust jacket is in excellent condition except for a small closed tear.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. The cloth cover of this book has an inlaid miniature of the dust jacket picture. A beautifully illustrated book, it tells the tales of how magical and mythical beasts featured in fairy tales and mythology came to be and re-tells the stories. One of a magnificent set produced by Time-Life, this volume examines how people in the ancient world were made to answer the forces of fate and destiny and prescribed by the gods. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408973. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408974. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3662. Fine Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World: Spells and Bindings
The Editors of Time-Life Magazine,
ISBN: 9780705408899
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Quarto 4to . 143 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. The dust jacket is in excellent condition except for a small closed tear.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. The cloth cover of this book has an inlaid miniature of the dust jacket picture. A beautifully illustrated book, it tells the tales of how magical and mythical beasts featured in fairy tales and mythology came to be and re-tells the stories. One of a magnificent set produced by Time-Life, this volume goes to the heart of the magical world in which lie the powerful spells that have the power to transform, to trap and enchant. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408892. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408899. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3663. Fine Condition
Price: 18.95 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World: The Book of Christmas
The Editors of Time-Life Magazine,
ISBN: 9780705408943
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: Quarto 4to . 141 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. The dust jacket is in excellent condition except for a small closed tear.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. The cloth cover of this book has an inlaid miniature of the dust jacket picture. A beautifully illustrated book, it tells the tales of how magical and mythical beasts featured in fairy tales and mythology came to be and re-tells the stories. One of a magnificent set produced by Time-Life, this volume brings you delightful tales of Christmas, New Year's Eve and Twelfth Night. The Gospel stories, ancient myth and medieval traditions stand side by side in one book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408949. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408943. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3664. Fine Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Primal Myths: Creation Myths Around the World
Sproul, Barbara C.,
ISBN: 9780060675011
Harper Collins, New York, 1992. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Fifth or later impression. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 373 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Mild tanning throughout. Edges browned slightly. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. A comprehensive collection of creation stories ranging across widely varying times and cultures, including Ancient Egyptian, African, and Native American. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0060675012. ISBN/EAN: 9780060675011. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3419. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Atlas of Legendary Places
Harpur, James; Westwood, Jennifer,
Guild Publishing, London, 1989. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Fine. Book Club Edition. Size: Quarto 4to . 240 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. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. An atlas that charts a worldwide journey through rich and varied territory and describing the landscapes and buildings where myth and reality meet. It examines mythical landscapes such as the Garden of Eden, Camelot and Avalon, and places where gods and goddesses are said to have walked the earth, such as Hawaii's Haleakala Crater, Japan's Mount Fuji, Australia's Uluru and the River Ganges in India. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4295. This book weighs over one kilogram, and may involve extra shipping charges if posted to some countries.. Near Fine Condition
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
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The World’s Mythology in Colour
Ions, Veronica,
Book Club Associates, London, 1974. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Book Club Edition. Size: Quarto 4to . 350 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. The dust wrapper is not price clipped and shows only minor shelf-wear. . All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. Mythology is common to all races and every attempt to trace the pattern of man's development has to take it into account. It is an expression of man's early efforts to find an explanation for the world he lived in, for the forces that governed his life - and his need to ascribe to them the good or evil things that befell him. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Anthropology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4303. This book weighs over one kilogram, and may involve extra shipping charges if posted to some countries.. Very Good Condition
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
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Native American Myths
Fergusan, Diana,
ISBN: 9781855858244
Collins & Brown, London, 2001. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. First Impression. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 160 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. Dust Jacket is not price clipped and in excellent condition. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . From the mouths of one generation to the ears of the next, the tales in Native American Myths have been passed down through the ancient tradition of oral storytelling. Though something is lost when these stories inhabit the page instead of the fireside, Diana Ferguson (Tales of the Plumed Spirit) was determined to preserve the spiritual heritage of American Indians in order to "enrich the lives us all." Whether we hear stories from the cliff-dwelling Pueblos or the Northwest coastal Makah, we find common mythic archetypes: creators, tricksters, heroes, and quests. Yet each tribe also has its unique tales, inspired by the land they inhabit and their wild animal companions. The Nez Perce, natives of the plateau and basin, tell stories of wily coyotes and enemy wolves. Natives of the plains tell buffalo tales, and the Northeast coastal Algonquian speak of canoeing in the fog and meeting a great white whale. Almost every spread includes photographs of artifacts and landscapes, as well as evocative tribal drawings and paintings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; ISBN: 185585824x. ISBN/EAN: 9781855858244. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5765. Fine Condition
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
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The Celtic Book of the Living and Dying: The Illustrated Guide to Celtic Wisdom
Wood, Juliette,
ISBN: 9781900131643
Duncan Baird, London, 2000. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. First Impression. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 144 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. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Modeled on both the Egyptian and Tibetan Book of the Dead, this beautifully illustrated guide to Celtic belief traces the journey of the soul, revealing along the way the lessons it must learn in the course of a lifetime. At the heart of the spiritual voyage from birth to death lie the key themes of Celtic wisdom: time, the afterlife, destiny, prophecy, courage, and fertility, all visualized with magnificent artwork and evocative landscapes, as well as color photographs of superb artifacts. A wealth of lore and literature, including timeless poetry and epic battle scenes, show the Celtic imagination at its most fertile and illuminate Druidic practice. The underlying spiritual significance of Celtic myth appears in all its splendor, helping those who wish to move closer to its true essence. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; ISBN: 1900131641. ISBN/EAN: 9781900131643. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5764. Fine Condition
Price: 13.95 (AUD)
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The Greek and Roman Myths: A Guide to the Classical Stories
Matyszak, Philip,
ISBN: 9780500251737
Thames & Hudson,  2010. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). As New/As New. First Edition. First Impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 224 pages. This book is available and will be shipped from our Australian address within two business days. Packed with intriguing facts and entertaining stories, this is the ideal introduction to the myths and tales of Ancient Greece and of Ancient Rome. Who was Pandora and what was in her famous box? Why is a famous brand named after the goddess Nike? What exactly is a Titan? The myths are still a part of modern life and language. This comprehensive book takes the fragments we half remember and guides us through the stories and characters, from the origins of the world and the labours of Hercules to the Trojan War and the voyages of Odysseus. It also shows how the stories have survived and influenced art and culture, from Renaissance painting to modern opera, literature, film and products. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780500251737. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4917. As New
Price: 21.95 (AUD)
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The Complete Illustrated Guide to Numerology
Ducie, Sonia,
ISBN: 9780862885984
Harper Collins, London, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Size: Quarto 4to . 192 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. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. This guide shows readers how, by using simple calculations, they can build a personality profile, work out personal year, month, week and day numbers, and discover their life path, soul, outer self and wisdom numbers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0862885981. ISBN/EAN: 9780862885984. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4871. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
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The Stargate Conspiracy: Revealing the Truth Behind Extraterrestrial Contact, Military Intelligence and the Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
Picknett, Lynn; Prince, Clive,
ISBN: 9780751529968
Warner Books, London, 2001. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. Reprint. Size: 12mo. 445 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. Recent exciting discoveries by independent researchers have dramatically challenged our understanding of ancient Egypt, raising profound questions about our past. STARGATE CONSPIRACY exposes the most insidious & dangerous plan of our times. It involves intelligence agencies, politicians, bestselling writers, scientists & industrialists. The authors believe that this conspiracy, centred upon the eternal mysteries of ancient Egypt, targets & threatens us all. Tracing the identity of the groups involved, Lynn Picknett & Clive Prince argue that at the heart of this strange plan is the belief that the ancient Egyptian gods were-and are-real extraterrestrials, about to return through the 'stargate' between our world & theirs. They suggest that the US-funded excavations on the Giza plateau - officially denied, but for which the authors produce documented evidence - now appear to be the result of directives allegedly received through communication with beings of higher intelligence, who are instructing the conspirators to lay the foundations for great global changes. Provocative & stimulating, STARGATE CONSPIRACY is a book of and for the new millennium. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0751529966. ISBN/EAN: 9780751529968. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3092. Fine Condition
Price: 10.50 (AUD)
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AN ANTHOLOGY OF AUSTRALIAN FOLKLORE: TWO CENTURIES OF TALES, EPICS, BALLADS, MYTHS AND LEGENDS (REVISED AND EXPANDED)
MacDougall, A.K (editor),
ISBN: 9781741243093
Five Mile Press, The, Melbourne, 2005. Revised Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. Revised Edition. Third impression of the First Edition. Size: Quarto 4to . 414 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. Here, in one magnificently illustrated volume, is the essence of Australia's rich and unique folklore - tall tales and true ones of our legendary characters; deeds, ballads and songs of bush heroes; stories of shipwrecks and sagas of the outback; and grim echoes of the convict days. Wrapped in a clear plastic sleeve. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; ISBN: 1741243092. ISBN/EAN: 9781741243093. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3109. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
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Dictionary of Imaginary Places
Manguel, Alberto; Guadalupi, Gianni,
ISBN: 9780025793101
MacMillan, New York, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Near Fine. First Edition. First impression. Size: Folio 2fo (over 12 inches tall). 438 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. The dust wrapper is not price clipped and shows only minor shelf-wear. . All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. A national bestseller when first published in 1980, this unique and endlessly entertaining guidebook takes readers on a tour of more than 1,200 imaginary cities, islands, countries, and continents, all invented by storytellers from Homer's day to our own. From Atlantis to Dracula's Castle, Middle Earth to Baskerville Hall, Utopia to Earthsea, here are worlds enough and more for every reader, fantasy fan, and passionate browser. And now it includes dozens of invaluable new entries and illustrations, including Eco's Abbey of the Rose, and Peter Carey's Etica. Among the lands are those of Lewis Carroll, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, L. Frank Baum, C.S. Lewis, John Lennon, Gilbert & Sullivan and Graham Greene. Written with wit and brilliance, the book is also a visual delight with more than 200 original illustrations and maps by Graham Greenfield, and James Cook, and new illustrations by award-winning artist Ken Nutt. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 0025793101. ISBN/EAN: 9780025793101. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4354. This book weighs over one kilogram, and may involve extra shipping charges if posted to some countries.. Fine Condition
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Davey, Gwenda Beed; Seal, Graham,
ISBN: 9780195530575
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 381 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. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. Folklore offers invaluable insights into a country's character, and Australia's sense of nationality owes much to the slang, stories, artifacts, and games handed down by its people since the earliest times. Written by a team of authorities, this comprehensive guide to Australian folklore includes full-length articles on the construction and interpretation of a folk heritage. It also covers such topics as the Australia Legend, Koori languages, ANZAC Day, country music, Greek shadow puppetry, patchwork quilts, and gum leaf playing, and myths and heroes like Ned Kelly, Henry Lawson, Percy Grainger, "The Wild Colonial Boy," and "The Dog on the Tucker Box." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0195530578. ISBN/EAN: 9780195530575. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4239. Fine Condition
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
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The Secret of Atlantis
Muck, Otto,
Book Club Associates, London, 1978. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. As New/Very Good. Book Club Edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 273 pages. The dust jacket is in excellent condition except for a small closed tear on the back.. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. A very nice copy of a scarce title. This is easily the best book ever written on Atlantis. Speculation is kept to a minimum while scientific analysis prevails. Muck surveys ocean currents, plant and animal distributions and geological evidence and concldues that there is no other scientific explanation available---there must have been a large island or small continet in the Atlantic that has disappeared. 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: 4071. As New
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
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Adventures in Unhistory
Davidson, Avram,
ISBN: 9780913896297
Owlswick Press, USA, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. As New/As New. First Edition. 307 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. Dust Jacket is in fine condition.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. Not a novel, not a book of short stories, Adventures in Unhistory is a book of the fantastic--a compendium of magisterial examinations of Mermaids, Mandrakes, and Mammoths; Dragons, Werewolves, and Unicorns; the Phoenix and the Roc; about places such as Sicily, Siberia, and the Moon; about heroic, sinister, and legendary persons such as Sindbad, and Aleister Crowley, and Prester John; and--revealed at last--the Secret of Hyperborea. A very desirable copy of this book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0913896292. ISBN/EAN: 9780913896297. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3946. As New
Price: 93.00 (AUD)
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Larousse World Mythology
Grimal, Pierre (editor); Beardsworth, Patricia (translator),
ISBN: 9780600565055
Hamlyn, London, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. First Edition. Size: Quarto 4to . 560 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. The dust wrapper is not price clipped and shows only minor shelf-wear. . Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books . All races without exception have possessed a mythology. To trace the outline of the world's mythology is to trace the pattern of man's development. In Larousse World Mythology, under the editorship of Pierre Grimal, twenty-three authors provide an authoritative survey of the myths of the world's principal societies. It features over 600 BW & colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Reference. ISBN: 060056505x. ISBN/EAN: 9780600565055. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3891. This book weighs over one kilogram, and may involve extra shipping charges if posted to some countries.. Near Fine Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The Lore of the Land: A Guide to England’s Legends, from Spring-heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys
Westwood, Jennifer; Simpson, Jacqueline,
ISBN: 9780141007113
Penguin Books Ltd, London, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. . First impression. Size: Quarto 4to . 917 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. The dust jacket is in excellent condition except for a small closed tear.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. The book has several tiny chips on the base of the boards. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. Stop off at any English village or town or wander through the countryside and you will almost certainly brush up against some deep-rooted local legend - whether it's the pub that claims to have given lodgings to Dick Turpin, or the haunted stately home, or the hill that is supposed to contain buried treasure, or the grave that is said to mark the last resting place of Robin Hood. This magnificent new and lavishly illustrated survey looks at all these stories, county by county, explaining when they date from, how they arose and what basis - if any - they have in fact. The Lore of the Land will provide the answers and show you at the same time just how deeply embedded in our culture these legends have become. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. ISBN: 0141007117. ISBN/EAN: 9780141007113. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3845. This book weighs over two kilograms, and will involve extra shipping charges if posted to some countries.. Very Good Condition
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
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Arthurian Book of Days
Matthews, Caitlin,
ISBN: 9781860194214
Brockhampton Press, London, 1997. New Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Fine. New Edition. Size: Quarto 4to . 192 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. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's gift annotation. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. Each day tells a different story from the mythical legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, culled from manuscripts across Britain and Europe. The book is illustrated with richly-decorated medieval paintings and illuminated manuscripts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1860194214. ISBN/EAN: 9781860194214. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3733. Near Fine Condition
Price: 13.95 (AUD)
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World’s Greatest Mysteries
Blundell, Nigel,
ISBN: 9780706421439
Octopus Books, London, 1985. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 224 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Moderately foxed throughout. Edges foxed and browned. The cover has bumps and marks indicating prior use but is in very good condition overall. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0706421434. ISBN/EAN: 9780706421439. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3722. Good Condition
Price: 8.95 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World: Giants and Ogres
The Editors of Time-Life Magazine,
ISBN: 9780705408882
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Very Good Condition/Fine. First Edition. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Quarto 4to . 143 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. The dust jacket is in excellent condition except for a small closed tear.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. The cloth cover of this book has an inlaid miniature of the dust jacket picture. A beautifully illustrated book, it tells the tales of how magical and mythical beasts featured in fairy tales and mythology came to be. This volume examines giants and ogres. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408884. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408882. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3616. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World: Water Spirits
The Editors of Time-Life Magazine,
ISBN: 9780705408905
Time Life Books, Amsterdam, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: Quarto 4to . 144 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. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. The book has several tiny chips on the base of the boards. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. The cloth cover of this book has an inlaid miniature of the dust jacket picture. A beautifully illustrated book, it tells the tales of how magical and mythical beasts of the sea such as mermaids featured in fairy tales and mythology came to be. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 0705408906. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408905. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3540. This book weighs over one kilogram, and may involve extra shipping charges.. Near Fine Condition
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
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Secrets of the Code: The Unauthorised Guide to the Mysteries Behind the Da Vinci Code
Burstein, Daniel,
ISBN: 9780297848219
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2004. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. Third impression. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 373 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Edges slightly foxed. The cover has some crease marks but is in excellent condition overall. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Readers of Dan Brown's extraordinary bestseller The Da Vinci Code are fascinated by the questions raised in the novel. Was Jesus actually married to Mary Magdalene? Was she one of his disciples and did she write her own gospel? Did they have a child together? Did some geniuses of art and science, people like Leonardo da Vinci and Isaac Newton, belong to secret societies that had the most compelling insider information in history, and did Leonardo convey some of these ideas in The Last Supper and other paintings? Secrets of the Code is the definitive guide to the novel and provides the curious reader with authoritative explorations into the major themes within The Da Vinci Code. Dan Burstein has distilled the views of the experts - archaeologists, theologians, art historians, philosophers and scientists - to sort out fact, informed speculation and fiction. Secrets of the Code: The Unauthorised Guide to the Mysteries Behind The Da Vinci Code will delight and engage everyone who finished The Da Vinci Code thinking, 'I need to know more about this book.' Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; ISBN: 0297848216. ISBN/EAN: 9780297848219. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5245. Good Condition
Price: 11.95 (AUD)
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According to the Evidence: My Proof of Man’s Extraterrestrial Origins
Daniken, Erich Von,
ISBN: 9780285623019
Souvenir Press Ltd, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. This is the first UK edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 348 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. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. All my books are available and are shipped from our Australian address.. Erich Von Daniken is the author of Chariots of the Gods that promoted the idea that the earth had been visited by alien beings in our ancient past. In this book the author provides the proof that substantiate his theories. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. ISBN: 028562301x. ISBN/EAN: 9780285623019. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3305. Near Fine Condition
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
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Ancient Rites and Ceremonies
Murray, Grace A.,
ISBN: 9781859581582
Senate, London, 1996. New Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. New Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 256 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages are very lightly tanned throughout. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . This book was first published in 1929 and it provides a fascinating account of the absorbing, amusing, tragic and at times sordid rites and customs that evolved in many divergent cultures over the centuries. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; 1920s; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. ISBN: 1859581587. ISBN/EAN: 9781859581582. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5093. Good Condition
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
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The Age of Chivalry: The Illustrated Bulfinch’s Mythology
Bulfinch, Thomas,
ISBN: 9780028614786
MacMillan, New York, 1997. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/. Illustrator: Giovanni Caselli. First Edition. First Impression. Size: 4to Quarto. 224 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. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Although "Bulfinch's" has been heralded for more than a century, it has never before been published in so beautiful and accessible a format. Evocative four-color illustrations, many full-page, bring to life key events and characters of these universal tales and sagas. Original footnotes, indices, and Prefaces make the series not only entertaining, but completely authoritative as well. 115 illustrations. Illustrator: Giovanni Caselli. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 002861478x. ISBN/EAN: 9780028614786. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5155. Near Fine Condition
Price: 13.95 (AUD)
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The Holy Kingdom : The Quest for the Real King Arthur
Gilbert, Adrian; Wilson, Alan; Blackett, Baram,
ISBN: 9780593040621
Bantam Press, London, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition (ex-library)/Near Fine. First Edition. First Impression. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 379 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages are very lightly tanned throughout. Dust jacket has it's plastic cover intact which has left this library book in very good condition.. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Ex-library book with usual marks, stickers & stamps however the text is largely unmarked and in very good condition throughout.. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Backed by 40 years of research, this work provides a perspective on a crucial period in British history and the historical King Arthur. It argues that there were in fact two kings, both named Arthur, whose careers were rolled into one to become the single Arthur of myth and legend. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. ISBN: 0593040627. ISBN/EAN: 9780593040621. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5176. Very Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Chronicles of King Arthur
Hopkins, Andrea,
ISBN: 9780670852321
Viking Studio Books, New York, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. First Edition. First Impression. Size: 4to Quarto. 192 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. Dust jacket has it's plastic cover intact which has left this library book in very good condition.. Edges browned slightly. Ex-library book with usual marks, stickers & stamps however the text is largely unmarked and in very good condition throughout.. There is some rubbing to top and bottom of boards. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . An illustrated compendium of Arthurian legend draws on the romance masterpieces of Geoffrey of Monmouth, Chretien de Troyes, and Sir Thomas Malory to recount the myths of Arthur and his knights of the Round Table. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0670852325. ISBN/EAN: 9780670852321. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5184. Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
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Top Secret / Majic
Friedman, Stanton T.,
ISBN: 9781569248300
Marlowe & Co, New York, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. First Edition. First Impression. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 272 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. Dust Jacket is not price clipped and in excellent condition. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Friedman tells the increidble story of the recovery of flying saucers near Roswell, New Mexico, in July, 1947. According to the author, President Truman established a committee (called alternatively Majestic-12, Majic-12, or MJ-12) to deal with the resultant very highly classified investigations of the crashed saucers and their non-human inhabitants. 13 photos. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; ISBN: 1569248303. ISBN/EAN: 9781569248300. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5222. Near Fine Condition
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
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Haunted : The Book of Australian Ghosts
Pinkney, John
Five Mile Press, Australia, 2005. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Eyewitness Reports - Eerie Encounters - Uncanny Photographs: Countless Australians have experienced the awe - and shock - of a personal encounter with a ghost. In this unique book, John Pinkney chronicles many of the strangest & most profound of our nation's modern-day hauntings." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 333 pages. 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; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18470. Good Condition
Price: 15.96 (AUD)
Book Number: 18470  Bookseller: Bong Bong 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 owners 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 9¾" - 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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Science Of Mythology. Essays On The Myth Of The Divine Child And The Mysteries Of Eleusis Translated by R F C Hull
Jung, C. G. & Kerenyi, Carl,
ISBN: 0415267420
Routledge, UK, 1985. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. A clean copy showing no damage, illustrated with black-and-white frontispiece, and containing a bibliography and index. Illustrated cover with attached flaps. An appreciation of mythology is crucial to Jung's understanding of the human mind. In this book he collaborated with a noted classical scholar to establish mythology central importance to modern psychology Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 0415267420. ISBN/EAN: 9780415267427. Inventory No: 0265990. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0265990  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The complete book of dreams
Parker, Julia & Parker, Derek,
ISBN: 187185430x
Covent Garden Books, London, 1999. Reprint
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Drawings and diagrams. Reprint. A complete thesaurus covering thousands of symbols that appear in dreams, explanation of major dream themes and unique illustrations offer a completely new approach to unravelling your dreams and learning from them Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 208 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Drawings and diagrams. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; New Age; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 187185430x. ISBN/EAN: 9781871854305. Inventory No: 0266029. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Empire of Fear
Stableford, Brian,
ISBN: 0671699458
Simon & Schuster, London, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Brian Salmon -- Cover Art. First Edition. 800 g; 392pp., last 2 blank. Blue coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Brian Salmon, with white writing on the front panel and spine. The bottom edge of the text block shows a splash mark from water with some slight colour transfer to the bottom edge of the pages, but not affecting the internal contents. Water marks to the underside of the dust jacket. The Empire of fear is a fabulous adventure, which provides a fascinating picture of a society moving out of the shadow of superstition and feudalism into an age of science and reason. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Brian Salmon -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0671699458. ISBN/EAN: 9780671699451. Inventory No: 0223009. Fair Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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A Treasury of Australian Folk Tales & Traditions
Beatty, Bill,
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1960. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. First Edition. 700 g; 320 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout with small black-and-white line drawings. Illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dust jacket; the rear panel of the dust jacket is badly chipped and torn across the top edge with some loss, and also chipped and torn at the bottom right-hand corner. The top edge of the front panel of the dust jacket has two short tears, and the protective laminates is lifting at left-hand margin of that panel. Ownership inscription at the top right of the front end page. Traces of foxing to the top edge of the text block. This is the first comprehensive collection of Australian folktales and traditions. There are tales of adventure, bushrangers, shipwrecks, ghosts, place names and place lore, and there is a wide selection of colonial ballads. Although entertaining, the book also provides a reference work for the future. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Music; Inventory No: 0222305. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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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)
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A Treasury of Australian Folk Tales & Traditions
Beatty, Bill,
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1963. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Reprint. 700 g; 320 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout with small black-and-white line drawings. Illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dust jacket; the dust jacket is missing the bottom half of the rear panel, and what is left has been chipped, and torn, and held together with tape which has browned and stained both the dust jacket edges and the end pages to which the tape was adhered. Previous owner's name on the half title page. This is the first comprehensive collection of Australian folktales and traditions. There are tales of adventure, bushrangers, shipwrecks, ghosts, place names and place lore, and there is a wide selection of colonial ballads. Although entertaining, the book also provides a reference work for the future. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Music; Inventory No: 0225108. Good
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- the Book of Christmas
Lehane, Brendan And the Editors of Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408949
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. Second Printing
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second Printing. 1.0 kg; 143 pages., includes bibliography. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Silk page marker. Gilt decorated front board with illustration tipped in. The top edge of the dustwrapper is slightly ruffled. Lavishly illustrated this book is divided into four sections: ch 1 The Eternal Moment, ch 2 The Heart of Darkness, ch 3 Summoning the Sun, and ch 4 The Light Triumphant. The illustrations are in black and white, and in colour, and many of the pages resemble "illuminated pages". Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0705408949. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408943. Inventory No: 0224651. 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: 25.00 (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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Singing Ringing Tree
Hastings, Selina,
ISBN: 0744507014
Walker Books, London, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Brierley, Louise. First Edition. 400 g; not paginated, (12 full-page illustrations opposite 12 pages of text and two other pages) in original hardcover binding slightly rubbed on the bottom edge at the spine, in dust jacket which has been price clipped, and has a faint creases running diagonally across the front panel. Based on Peggy Miller's version of the traditional story, Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Brierley, Louise. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Faerie ; Fiction -- Childrens; ISBN: 0744507014. ISBN/EAN: 9780744507010. Inventory No: 0226198. Very Good Condition
Price: 26.50 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- Ghosts
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408833
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1991. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. 1.0 kg; 144 pages., colour illustrated dustwrapper, tipped in plate on front board, numerous full-page colour photographs and illustrations throughout the book. Bibliography. Yellow place marker ribbon. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408833. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408837. Inventory No: 0225694. 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: 26.50 (AUD)
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
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Tales of the Punjab
Steel, Flora Anne (collected By); Temple, R.C. (annotations),
ISBN: 0370012712
Bodley Head, London, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Top edge tinted, spine section of dustjacket faded so that the title is not readable, foxing of front and rear fold over flaps, clean and tidy inside, illustrated with line drawings. This collection of Indian folktales was made by an English woman who went to Intuit a husband in 1867 lived there for 22 years, and contains 43 tail, almost all of them taken from the old versions of local storytellers Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; ISBN: 0370012712. ISBN/EAN: 9780370012711. Inventory No: 0266288. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Lotus and the Grail: Legends from east to west
Harris, Rosemary,
ISBN: 0571135366
Faber & Faber, UK, 1974. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Le Cain, Errol . First Edition. Colour illustrated dust wrapper over plain white softcover binding, traces of foxing to the bottom edge of the dustjacket, foxing to the front edge of the text block, and to the verso (blank) of each of the 8 colour plates. The 18 stories told here are based on legends from all over the world, however they are fresh interpretations of old tales in which the author has invented characters, names, situations and backgrounds as she needed them to fill out the original storyline. – Paraphrasing the front fold over flap blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 268 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Le Cain, Errol . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0571135366. ISBN/EAN: 9780571135363. Inventory No: 0266297. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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: 14.00 (AUD)
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Gnomes
Huygen Wil,
ISBN: 0810909650
Abrams, New York, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover (Imitation Leather) Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. First Edition. 1.2 kg; 212 pp, all in colour, hundreds of illustrations; maps, diagrams. Illustrated endpapers. Previous owner's name on verso of ffep. Colour illustrated dustjacket, slightly discoloured on the spine section from sunlight. The book itself shows no damage. A delight to the eye and filled with verbal fun this is a book to show little ones, as a spoof of scientific studies for sophisticate, and is a charming piece of made up reality for every reader. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustrated; ISBN: 0810909650. ISBN/EAN: 9780810909656. Inventory No: 0228665. 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: 38.50 (AUD)
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
ISBN: 0600550214
Newnes, Middlesex, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 600 g; 144 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour photographs with supporting text. In original photographic illustrated softcover binding which is slightly faded on the spine section. The original bookseller's rubber name stamp at the bottom right-hand corner of the 1st page. A Volume in the Library of the World's Myths and Legends series. Size: Large Format Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600550214. ISBN/EAN: 9780600550211. Inventory No: 0228697. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Indian Mythology
Ions, Veronica,
ISBN: 0600550222
Newnes, Middlesex, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 600 g; 144 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour photographs with supporting text. In original photographic illustrated softcover binding which is slightly faded on the spine section. The original bookseller's rubber name stamp at the bottom right-hand corner of the 1st page. A Volume in the Library of the World's Myths and Legends series. Size: Large Format Paperback. 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; ISBN: 0600550222. ISBN/EAN: 9780600550228. Inventory No: 0228698. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Egyptian Mythology
Ions, Veronica,
ISBN: 0600550249
Newnes, Middlesex, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 600 g; 144 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour photographs with supporting text. In original photographic illustrated softcover binding which is slightly faded on the spine section. The original bookseller's rubber name stamp at the bottom right-hand corner of the 1st page. A Volume in the Library of the World's Myths and Legends series. Size: Large Format Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600550249. ISBN/EAN: 9780600550242. Inventory No: 0228699. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Many Kinds of Magic; Tales of Mystery, Myth & Enchantment
Scott, William Neville Aka Scott, Bill,
ISBN: 0670829714
Viking, Ringwood East, Victoria, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Lisa Herriman. First Edition. 840 g; X, 244 pages, illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings, reminiscent in style to rune stones. Colour illustrated dust jacket. This is a collection of folktales from around the world. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Lisa Herriman. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Folk Song; ISBN: 0670829714. ISBN/EAN: 9780670829712. Inventory No: 0229931. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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A Treasury of Australian Folk Tales & Traditions
Beatty, Bill,
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1963. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Reprint. 700 g; 320 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout with small black-and-white line drawings. Illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dust jacket; price clipped front fold over flap, 1.5 inch tear at the top left of the front panel and half an inch tear at the top right of the front panel, 1 inch tear at the bottom left of the rear panel, fading of the colour on the spine. No other damage to report. This is the first comprehensive collection of Australian folktales and traditions. There are tales of adventure, bushrangers, shipwrecks, ghosts, place names and place lore, and there is a wide selection of colonial ballads. Although entertaining, the book also provides a reference work for the future. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Music; Inventory No: 0230256. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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South American Mythology
Osborne, Harold,
ISBN: 0600342816
The Hamlyn Publishing Group, London, 1988. Second Impression
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Second Impression. 900 g; 144 pages, includes further reading list, index. The text is illustrated throughout with full , and part page photographs and reproductions in both colour and black-and-white. First published in 1968 and a revised in 1983. This book tells the stories of the Indian people of South America, their traditions and beliefs: the divine origin of the Inca; The Myths Of Collao, Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600342816. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342816. Inventory No: 0230607. 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: 20.00 (AUD)
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
ISBN: 0600342883
Hamlyn, London, 1988. Third Impression
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Third Impression. 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. Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600342883. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342885. Inventory No: 0230610. 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: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Wonderful Story of Zaal; A Persian Legend
Batmanglij, M. & Batmanglij, N.,
ISBN: 0934211019
Mage Pub, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Franta. First Edition. 700 g; not paginated, 48 pages, text in Farsi, and English, illustrated throughout in colour. Illustrated end pages. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Handling marks, and a half inch tear to the bottom left of the rear panel of the jacket. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Franta. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0934211019. ISBN/EAN: 9780934211017. Inventory No: 0219485. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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The Empire of Fear
Stableford, Brian,
ISBN: 0671699458
Simon & Schuster, London, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Brian Salmon -- Cover Art. First Edition. 800 g; 392pp., last 2 blank. Blue coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Brian Salmon, with white writing on the front panel and spine. The book and jacket showing no signs of damage. The Empire of fear is a fabulous adventure, which provides a fascinating picture of a society moving out of the shadow of superstition and feudalism into an age of science and reason. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Brian Salmon -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0671699458. ISBN/EAN: 9780671699451. Inventory No: 0231356. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Davey, Gwenda & Seal, David,
ISBN: 0195530578
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 980 g; xviii, 381 pp., includes appendices; a bibliographic guide to Australian folklore, serials and articles, and collections. Alphabetically arranged. Entries range from the descriptive (gum leaf playing) to the analytical (popular culture and folklore); from country halls to graffiti to archival preservation of audiotapes; from the Bunyip to Greek blues; from chain letters to patchwork quilts and Wagga rugs. Also included are biographies of notables in the folklore field, and short entries on myths and heroes such as Ned Kelly, Henry Lawson, the wild colonial boy and the dog on the Tucker Box. Many entries contain references for those wishing to read further on a particular topic, and an appendix supplies bibliographic guidance researches. The book and dust jacket shown no damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Folk Song; ISBN: 0195530578. ISBN/EAN: 9780195530575. Inventory No: 0232191. 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: 33.00 (AUD)
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The Golden Man; A Quest for Eldorado
von Hagen, Victor W.,
ISBN: 0347000061
Saxon House, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 820 g.; 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. The dustjacket has faded on the left-hand side of the front panel and has a 0.5 inch tear at the top right of the rear panel. The front panel has a 1.0 inch tear at the top right-hand corner. Ownership inscription on the bottom right-hand corner of the front free end page with a sticker stain at the top left of the same. No other damage to describe. 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History -- South America; Exploration; ISBN: 0347000061. ISBN/EAN: 9780347000062. Inventory No: 0230871. 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: 22.00 (AUD)
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Legends from Eastern Lands
Tichy, Jaroslav,
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Troup, Miloslav. First Edition. 230 pp., illustrated endpapers, illustrated title page, and numerous full-page and part page illustrations throughout the book in colour. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. There is a hint of foxing at the base of the rear board otherwise the book is neat and tidy, previous owner's name sticker top of the front end page, and bat mitzvah note from a friend on the 1st page, the dustwrapper has Quite some rubbing and chipping and tearing especially on the rear panel. The author has taken traditional eastern stories, and with the richly coloured illustrations has captured all the splendour and enchantment. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Troup, Miloslav. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0266450. 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: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Encyclopedia of Eastern Mythology; Legends of the East The Fabulous Myths and Tales of the Heroes, Gods and Warriors of Ancient Egypt, Arabia, Persia, India, Tibet, China and Japan
Storm, Rachel,
ISBN: 0754800695
Lorenz Books, London, 1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 1.7 kg; 756 pages, index, includes numerous colour illustrations and photographs, family trees, and some maps. Illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dustjacket matches the colour illustrated binding. There's no damage to report. . The book is an authoritative guide to the mythologies in Legends of the East continent from ancient Egypt to Japan and has over 500 alphabetical entries describing the central mythical figures of each culture and their importance to the ancient civilisations of the day. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion -- Eastern; ISBN: 0754800695. ISBN/EAN: 9780754800699. Inventory No: 0232615. 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)
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The Mouth of the Night
Macfarlane, Iris;Campbell, J. F.,
ISBN: 0701150351
Chatto & Windus, London, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: John Lawrence. First Edition. 400 g; 160 pages, illustrated with black-and-white line drawings. Colour illustrated dustjacket. The top edge of text block is foxed. Otherwise a very clean copy. The 14 memorable Gaelic tales of this collection are accompanied by starkly powerful drawings by the distinguished illustrated John Lawrence, who has taken every advantage of the humorous and dramatic possibilities. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: John Lawrence. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Scotland; ISBN: 0701150351. ISBN/EAN: 9780701150358. Inventory No: 0232724. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Nine Dayak Nights
Geddes, W. R.,
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1957. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 500 g; XXXII, 144 pages, indexed, illustrated with black-and-white plates, and a couple of maps. Photographic illustrated dustjacket. Couple of foxing spots to the top edge of the text block. The dustjacket bottom edges lightly rubbed, the top edge has a 0.5 inch tear is central to the rear panel and a 1.0 inch tear with associated creasing and chipping at the top of the spine. The spine section of the jacket has faded from exposure to light. There is also a closed tear about 3 inches from the top on the spine section. A scan can be provided to help assess condition. This book is about the life and culture of the land Dyaks of Borneo. The author spent 2 years living with them. He presented to us principally by means of a legend, a wonderful tale of a Dayak folk hero and his amazing achievements as told to the author by Raseh, the leading spirit-medium of the village." -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion; History -- Indonesia; Inventory No: 0233001. Very Good Condition
Price: 38.50 (AUD)
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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)
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Ancient Egyptian Mythology
Forty, Jo,
ISBN: 0785807667
Chartwell, New Jersey, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 600 g; 64 pages, profusely illustrated with colour plates, and with several maps, and chronological table of the dynasties. Colour illustrated dustjacket matches the illustrated boards beneath. The book is second-hand but has no damage to describe. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Egypt; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0785807667. ISBN/EAN: 9780785807667. Inventory No: 0233845. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- Water Spirits
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408906
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1990. 4th Printing
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. 4th Printing. 143 pp., gilt decorated boards with large plate tipped in on front cover. yellow silk ribbon page marker. Marbled endpapers. Clean and tidy copy. Covering aspects of marine folklore with lavish black and white and colour pictures. Bibliography. The place marker ribbon is slightly frayed. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408906. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408905. Inventory No: 0234133. 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)
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The Enchanted World -- Seekers and Saviours
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408914
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1990. 3rd Printing
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. 3rd Printing. 1.0 kg; 143 pp., gilt decorated boards with large plate tipped in on front cover. yellow silk ribbon page marker. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Lavish black and white and colour pictures. Includes a bibliography. There is no damage to the book. There is a 0.25 inch tear at the top left of the rear panel of the dustjacket. (Some of the illustrations in the book are by Edmund Dulac). Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408914. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408912. Inventory No: 0234140. 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: 26.50 (AUD)
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Ludmila, a legend of Lichtenstein
Gallico, Paul (Translated and Edited by..),
Michael Joseph, London, 1955. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Poor Condition. Illustrator: photographic and Drawings. First Edition. 225 g; 48 pages, illustrated with charcoal style part page and full-page drawings by Franz Deak. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The book is in good order with only a touch of foxing to the top edge of the text block. The dust jacket is torn, and chipped, price clipped and missing the bottom half of the rear panel, now protected. . "She was a little Lichtenstein cow, with great ambitions. She wished to be champion milk producer of that year, where her milking stool as a crown, and lead the procession of herds down the mountainside in the age-old Lichtenstein harvest ceremony. But alas, she was small and poor quality of her yield gave her no hope of realising her ambition. And then a mountain saint, and a little child combined to produce a miracle that shook the hills. -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic and Drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0234966. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The Myths of Greece and Rome -- Their Stories Signification and Origin
Guerber, H. A.,
George G. Harrap & Co, London, 1909. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. first printed in 1907; This edition as produced by the publisher has dark red leather over the spine, and the corners, with gilt decoration on the spine, gilt top edge, the other edges being uncut, with traces of foxing visible. The binding is tight with the original dark red page marker ribbon still attached and in good order. Some of the pages and plates are affected by foxing, but overall the book is in very good condition for its age. XIII, 395 pp., 64 plate illustrations, all firmly attached. Very pink marbled endpapers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0203959. Good Condition
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
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Myths and Dreams
Clodd, Edward,
Chatto & Windus, London, 1891. Second Edition Revised
 hardcover Hardcover (Original Cloth) hardcover Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Second Edition Revised. x, 251 pp., + 32 pp advertisements for books published by Chatto & Windus. Dark red leather look covered boards, offset tanning of the endpages, foxing to the untrimmed front edges. Very clean and tightly bound internally. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion -- Christianity; Inventory No: 0204538. Very Good Condition
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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Eranos Jahrbuch 1956 Band XXV " Der Mensch Und Das Schopferische
Frosse-Kapteyn, Olga,
Rhein Verlag, Zurich, 1957. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. text in german with some articles in english. 520 pp., text illustrated with 1 picture, 1 illustration. Top edge tinted orange. Original wrap-around band over the dustwrapper. The book itself has no obvious faults. The dustwrapper is slightly edgeworn and chipped, as is the wrap-around band. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion; Inventory No: 0204823. 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: 75.00 (AUD)
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Tales from the Arabian nights
Burton, Sir Richard Francis – translator,
ISBN: 1435143906
Fall River Press, NY, 2012. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. The book is in suitable condition for giving as a gift. Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. X, 662 pages showing no damage to the book, and no damage to the dust jacket.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 1435143906. ISBN/EAN: 9781435143906. Inventory No: 0266754. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0213062. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Covenant with the Vampire; the diaries of the family Dracul
Kalogridis, Jeanne,
ISBN: 0747212449
Headline Book Publishing, London, 1994. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Keith Skayfe -- dust Jacket. First Edition. 500 g; XII, 244 pages, includes family tree. Colour illustrated dust jacket. Slight ruffling of the edges of the dust jacket otherwise in very good order. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Keith Skayfe -- dust Jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0747212449. ISBN/EAN: 9780747212447. Inventory No: 0213353. Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The New Secret Language of Dreams: The Illustrated Key to Understanding the Mysteries of the Unconscious
Fontana, David,
ISBN: 1844836959
Duncan Baird Publishers, London, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs & drawings. First Edition. Dreams can be vivid, poetic, surreal, erotic, haunting, even disturbing - but if we look more closely at their mysterious symbols and imaginative logic, they can provide us with privileged glimpses into the secret corners of our unconscious minds. "The New Secret Language of Dreams" takes a fresh approach to dreaming, with a wealth of real-life examples and illuminating guidance on how to tease out the underlying symbolism and logic of dreams. the dust jacket is interesting in that it has a textured rear panel, and the front panel as part texture and part iridescent. No damage to describe of the book – the dustjacket has a small tear top of the spine. The author Professor David Fontana is a fellow of the British psychological Society. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1176 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Dream Interpretation; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 1844836959. ISBN/EAN: 9781844836956. Inventory No: 0267097. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Ancient Israel myths and legends volume 1
Rappoport, Angelo S,
ISBN: 1859581706
Senate , London, 1995. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Plates. Reprint. A clean copy with no damage to describe. This 1st volume of a trilogy about ancient Israel concentrates on the creation of the world. Woven together into a vivid pattern other female demons who inhabit the realms of darkness; the Angel of death who separates the soul from the body; Alexander the great at the gates of Paradise; the 7 firmaments and 7 underworld's; and the race of giants who perished in the flood. The book was 1st printed in the early part of the last century, and has been reprinted here by studio editions, complete with original black-and-white plates. Size: Trade Paperback. L, 363 pages including bibliography.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Plates. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Judaica; Israel; ISBN: 1859581706. ISBN/EAN: 9781859581704. Inventory No: 0267118. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Ancient Israel myths and legends volume 2
Rappoport, Angelo S,
ISBN: 1859581714
Senate , London, 1995. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Plates. Reprint. A clean copy with no damage to describe. This 2nd volume of a trilogy about ancient Israel concentrates on the creation of the world. This volume, deals with the patriarchs, prophets and priests – the colourful and idiosyncratic founders of the Jewish nation and religion. The book was 1st printed in the early part of the last century, and has been reprinted here by studio editions, complete with original black-and-white plates. Size: Trade Paperback. L, 363 pages including bibliography.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Plates. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Judaica; Israel; ISBN: 1859581714. ISBN/EAN: 9781859581711. Inventory No: 0267119. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Vampire of Mons
Stewart, Desmond,
ISBN: 0241894026
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Craig Dodd -- Dust Jacket. First Edition. 169 pages, illustrated dust jacket. Minor grubby marks to the top edge of the book, some rubbing at the corners of the fold overs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Craig Dodd -- Dust Jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0241894026. ISBN/EAN: 9780241894026. Inventory No: 0208825. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Australian Legendary Tales
Parker, Mrs. K. Langloh,
ISBN: 0207942145
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1973. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Elizabeth Durack. Reprint. 600 g; XVI, 240 pages, includes appendices, glossary, bibliography, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings, and a couple of ochre and white line drawings. Original colour illustrated dust jacket. "This new Australian edition, a selection made by H. Drake-Brockman from Mrs Langloh Parker's five published volumes, is a book to appeal to all who are interested in aboriginal ways of life and thought." The top of the spine section of the dust wrapper has a little bit of rubbing and 1/4 inch tear, and, on the half title page, is the previous owners bookplate. There is no other damage. A bright clean copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Elizabeth Durack. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Aboriginal -- Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0207942145. ISBN/EAN: 9780207942143. Inventory No: 0267562. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Tales from the Aborigines
Harney, W. E. ( Bill ),
Robert Hale, London, 1967. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. The dust jacket has a trace foxing to the right-hand side of the rear panel. And to the fold over flaps. There is on the first page previous owner's bookplate . there is no other damage. The book is illustrated with a central section of black-and-white plates and is completed with a section of poetry and, Some Sayings of Aboriginal Philosophy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Aboriginal; Australia; Ancient (BC); Anthropology. Inventory No: 0267573. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- Fabled Lands
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408922
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 143 pp., gilt decorated boards with large plate tipped in on front cover. yellow silk ribbon page marker. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Lavish black and white and colour pictures. Bibliography. a clean and tidy copy. The dustjacket has at 4 corners of the front panel and that the lower 2 corners of the rear panel as well as slight chipping of the head of the spine. Internally clean and sound First Illustrated Edition, or first by this illustrator and in this format. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408922. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408929. Inventory No: 0263747. 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)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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)
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Middle Ages ( Myths and Legends )
Guerber, H. A.,
ISBN: 1859580017
Senate , London, 1994. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Black-and-white plates. Reprint. Aged toning of the page edges, some foxing of the 1st and last pages, otherwise no damage to describe. Subsequent to the fall of the Roman Empire, the People's who spread across Western Europe what with the new legends to replace the classic myths of Greece and Rome. The selection includes the most famous of those European stories, some of the roads dating back to pagan times, others chronicling the exploits of more recent, Christian heroes – rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVI, 404 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: 0267763. 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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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The Prague Golem – Jewish stories of the ghetto
Various Authors,
ISBN: 3934774466
Vitalis, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 2002. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: drawings. Edition Unstated. translated by Sonia Maresova, the book has stories of how the Jews came to Bohemia, the creation of the Golem et cetera taken from books dating 1843 – 1926. The illustrated dustjacket bears Hebrew writing on the fold over flaps. There is no damage to describe of the book, or the soft cover binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 64 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Judaica; Czechoslovakia; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 3934774466. ISBN/EAN: 9783934774469. Inventory No: 0260683. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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Russische Märchen [2 Volume Slipcased ]
Traditional ,
ISBN: 345815745X
Insel Verlag, Frankfurt, 1984. reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards). Very Good Condition/Slipcased. Illustrator: Ivan Bilibin. reprint. 2 Volumes slipcased, illustrated by Ivan Bilibin. Titles of volumes: "Das Marchen vom herrlichen Falken" and "Wassilissa, die Wunderschone." text in German, so obviously translated at some stage from the Russian. Both volumes are clean and free of any damage. the slipcase is just slightly worn. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ivan Bilibin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; 19th century; Art & Design. ISBN: 345815745X. ISBN/EAN: 9783458157458. Inventory No: 0260253. Very Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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Celtic Myth and Legend
Squire, Charles,
ISBN: 0878770305
Newcastle publishing, United States of America, 1975. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. Now back in print for the first time in many years is one of the most comprehensive studies of Celtic mythology legend and poetry ever written, presenting the entire enthralling panorama of the mythical and legendary traditions of the ancient Gaelic and British Celts. Here, in clear, compact, readable form are stories of all the chief characters of Celtic myth: the Gaelic gods and the giants they battled; the "Champions of the Red Branch" of Ulster, heroes of the great "Irish Iliad;" Finn and the Fenians; and the gods and heroes of the ancient Britons, down through the great deeds of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Here is a book that covers the entire spectrum of this fascinating area of folklore, with numerous illustrations. It is not a book for scholars only, but for anyone who is interested in the roots of many of the world's finest plays, poems, short stories and novels. – rear panel blurb Originally published in the early part of the last century by Gresham press, this book reproduces in black-and-white the images of the original book. I take with a little bit of scepticism the note on the front cover stating "1st time in paperback" small crease at the top left of the rear panel and the trace of foxing to the top edge of the text block. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 446 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Spirituality; ISBN: 0878770305. ISBN/EAN: 9780878770304. Inventory No: 0260237. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
ISBN: 1851700110
Bracken Books, London, 1986. Facsimile Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Facsimile Edition. 1.0 kg; XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, frontispiece, 34 monochrome drawings and paintings. A clean copy, with only slight ruffling of the top edge of the jacket. This volume deals with the prose or verse tales styled Romances, as told in one of the Romance languages, being mainly in deed 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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 1851700110. ISBN/EAN: 9781851700110. Inventory No: 0261888. 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: 22.00 (AUD)
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Celtic (Myths and Legends Series)
Rollestton, T. W.,
ISBN: 094649584X
Bracken Books, London, 1986. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs & drawings. Reprint. XVI, 17-458 pages includes glossary and index, and list of illustrations pages, including glossary and index. Dust wrapper states this book is a facsimile. The paintings and photographs are reproduced matte. In hardcover binding with colour illustrated dustwrapper. The book shows no damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Egypt; ISBN: 094649584X. ISBN/EAN: 9780946495849. Inventory No: 0261884. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Egypt (Myths and Legends Series)
Spence, Lewis,
ISBN: 0946495858
Bracken Books, London, 1986. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs & drawings. Reprint. 700 g; XII, 372 pages, including glossary and index. Dust wrapper states this book is a facsimile. The paintings and photographs are reproduced matte. In hardcover binding with colour illustrated dustwrapper. The book shows no damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Egypt; ISBN: 0946495858. ISBN/EAN: 9780946495856. Inventory No: 0261883. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Davey, Gwenda & Seal, David,
ISBN: 0195530578
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 980 g; xviii, 381 pp., includes appendices; a bibliographic guide to Australian folklore, serials and articles, and collections. Alphabetically arranged. Entries range from the descriptive (gum leaf playing) to the analytical (popular culture and folklore); from country halls to graffiti to archival preservation of audiotapes; from the Bunyip to Greek blues; from chain letters to patchwork quilts and Wagga rugs. Also included are biographies of notables in the folklore field, and short entries on myths and heroes such as Ned Kelly, Henry Lawson, the wild colonial boy and the dog on the Tucker Box. Many entries contain references for those wishing to read further on a particular topic, and an appendix supplies bibliographic guidance researches. The book and dust jacket shown no damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Folk Song; ISBN: 0195530578. ISBN/EAN: 9780195530575. Inventory No: 0262728. 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: 33.00 (AUD)
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Australian folklore; a dictionary of lore, legends and popular Allusions
Fearn-Wannan, W (William Fielding) AKA Wannan, Bill,
ISBN: 0701800887
Lansdowne, Melbourne, 1972. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. XII, 582 pages, text arranged in Encyclopaedia style, with numerous small black-and-white photographs. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. "Australian Folklore has all the answers. It is the most comprehensive collection of Australian lore legends, traditions, ballads and popular sayings ever published: the product of 15 years patient garnering by Australia's foremost authority on folk literature. It is more than an anthology. It is the first attempt to systematically collect and annotate the whole field of Australian traditional folklore. Documentary evidence of source material has been supplied wherever it exists and a rich source of reference materials set down. tthe top of the text block is slightly spotted, one in her at the top of the rear panel of the dustjacket, rubbing at the top corners of the foldovers, no other damage. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0701800887. ISBN/EAN: 9780701800888. Inventory No: 0262619. 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: 22.00 (AUD)
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OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY; The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia.
Poignant , Roslyn,
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 800 g; pp. 142; illustrated endpages, double-page map, 24 full-page coloured plates, numerous black-and-white illustrations, reading list, index; traces of foxing to the top edge of the text block, otherwise in very good order. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pacific; mythology; Australiana; New Zealand; New Guinea. Inventory No: 0214913. Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
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All Colour Book of Greek Mythology
Patrick, Richard,
ISBN: 0706401115
Octopus Books, London, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 700 g; 72 pages, illustrated with 102 colour plates, with illustrated end pages, illustrated boards, and colour illustrated dust jacket. The top edge of the front and rear boards show minor signs of insect damage, the dust jacket is rubbed and chipped across the top edge, with a couple of tape repairs and shows traces of foxing, on the verso of the jacket. An introduction by Barbara Picard. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0706401115. ISBN/EAN: 9780706401110. Inventory No: 0220617. Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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)
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The Easter Story Book
Verschuren, Ineke,
ISBN: 0863151183
Floris Books, Edinburgh, 1991. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 650 g; 240 pages, last page blank, the text is illustrated with charcoal style drawings for whom I could find no credit. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket has a 0.5 inch tear at the lower left-hand corner of the front panel, and has the original bookseller's sticker on the lower edge of the rear panel. The original price has been blacked out on the front fold over flap. Bumping to the tail of the back strip, with the cream cloth being clean. Slight dustiness to the top edge of the text block. This collection of over 30 storeys, legends and folktales reflect the season around Easter and early summer in the northern hemisphere. For younger children, folktales from all around the world illustrate at a deeper in imaginative level the theme of sacrifice and the triumph of love and loyalty over adversity. We also find the recurring motif of the Resurrection, in which the character throws off an outer skin and emerges in a new, truer and shining guise. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion -- Christianity; Fiction -- Childrens; ISBN: 0863151183. ISBN/EAN: 9780863151187. Inventory No: 0215372. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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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 9¾" - 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 WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Crooked Mick of Speewah And Other Tales
Wannan, Bill,
Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1965. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Gareth Jones-Roberts. First Edition. XX, 132 pages, illustrated with black-and-white drawings, colour illustrated dustwrapper. Bill Wannan's introduction is a valuable commentary on the origins and development of tall-title telling in Australia. The kindest thing one can say about the dust jacket is that the edges are lumped. The book itself is in very good order apart from rubbing from a shelf contact to the bottom of the boards. Please refer to the attached image. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Gareth Jones-Roberts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Humour. Inventory No: 0268820. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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From Ritual to Romance: An Account of the Holy Grail from Ancient Ritual to Christian Symbol
Weston, Jessie L.,
Anchor / Doubleday, New York, 1957. 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. Previous owner's name on the first page, no other damage to describe Size: 12mo (standard paperback). XVIII, 222 pages indexed.. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Christianity; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 0268863. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Irish fairy tales
Stephens, James,
ISBN: 0333260120
MacMillan, London, 1979. Facsimile Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. Facsimile Edition. bound in original Dark red papered boards, with a decorated dust jacket. Top edge of the text block tinted by the publisher. The MacMillan Facsimile Classics Series is a new collection of favourite illustrated classics that have long been unavailable in their original format. The stories have stood the test of time and are, in each case, superbly illustrated by the best contemporary artists. – Front fold over blurb The dust wrapper has two short tears on the top edge, and rubbing of the top edge, and the bottom edge, and the top and bottom of the spine with loss of colour Reprinted. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. X, 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: 0269041. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology
Guirand, Felix ( Editor ),
ISBN: 0600023516
Hamlyn, London, 1986. reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. reprint. XII, 500 pp., 32 full colour plates, nearly 570 illustrations. Includes reading lists/bibliography and index. Introduction by Robert Graves. Translated by Richard Aldington and Delano Ames. the dust wrapper is very slightly rubbed across the top edge. The binding & contents of the book are in good condition. illustrated with 32 full-colour plates and over 500 black-and-white images. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Reference. ISBN: 0600023516. ISBN/EAN: 9780600023517. Inventory No: 0239750. 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: 38.50 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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All Colour Book of Egyptian Mythology – introduction by Margaret Drower
Patrick, Richard,
ISBN: 0706400763
Octopus, London, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographic. First Edition. the book is second-hand, but there is no damage that needs be detailed. Illustrated with 96 colour plates, this book describes the beliefs and all the various gods and animals that the Egyptians worshipped. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 72 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Egypt; ISBN: 0706400763. ISBN/EAN: 9780706400762. Inventory No: 0241820. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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The Myths of Greece and Rome -- Their Stories Signification and Origin
Guerber, H. A.,
George G. Harrap, London, 1942. Revised Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Various. Revised Edition. 424 pages, includes maps, genealogical table, glossary and index. Colour frontispiece by Lord Leighton, with 48 black-and-white photographs from famous pictures and statues. Fading of the spine section of the binding, traces of foxing to the top in front edges of the textblock, offset tanning of the front free end page. No other damage to describe. Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0242643. Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Temple of the Stars
Trench, Brinsley Le Poer,
ISBN: 0006336132
Fontana, London, 1976. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. reprint. reading creases on the spine, slight rubbing of the edges of the spine, browning of the pages, and a couple of moisture marks. 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. 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: 0242822. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Fair Condition
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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The Myths of Greece and Rome -- Their Stories Signification and Origin
Guerber, H. A.,
George G. Harrap, London, 1938. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 424 pages, includes maps, genealogical table, glossary and index. Colour frontispiece by Lord Leighton, with 48 black-and-white photographs from famous pictures and statues. Fading of the spine section of the binding, traces of foxing to the top in front edges of the textblock, offset tanning of the front free end page. bumping of the top edge of the spine section and a little rubbing to the same. Traces of foxing in the index, some sloppiness of the front hinge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0242757. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Fair Condition
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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The Arabian Nights: A Selection, for the Most Part From Lane’s Translation
Scheherazade,
Oxford Standard Authors, London, 1939. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Reprint. The dust jacket is rubbed, discoloured with age, and has short tears at the fold overs and top and bottom of the spine. Previous owner's name stamp, and a gift notation on the front end page, foxing mark to the right-hand side of the front edge of the pages. Internally clean. Illustrated with 46 black-and-white drawings by A. B. Houghton and others Top edge of text block tinted blue. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 0270156. Very Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Lost Goddesses of Early Greece; A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths
Spretnak, Charlene,
ISBN: 0807013439
Beacon press, Boston, 1984. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Line drawings. Reprint. there really is affecting the bottom edge of the first 18 pages a very faint watermark. there is no other damage to describe. The author has succeeded extremely well in presenting pure characterisations of the Old European Goddesses as they were revered for millennia, long before the Indo-European elements were imposed to create Olympian mythology. – Rear panel blurb Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7¾" - 9¾" tall ). 136 pages, includes notes & bibliography.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Line drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Greece; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0807013439. ISBN/EAN: 9780807013434. Inventory No: 0246946. Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Traditional Faery Tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast & Jack and the Bean Stalk.
Summerly, Felix, 1808-1882,
Toronto public library, Toronto, 1982. Facsimile Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/. Facsimile Edition. The Traditional Faery Tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast & Jack and the Bean Stalk. Illustrated by Eminent Modern Artists & Edited by Felix Summerly. Facsimile from The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. Second-hand copy, all edges Gilded, no damage to describe. Tissue paper intact with each of the illustrations. Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover ). 23, [1]; iv, 35, [1]; 32 p., [6] leaves of plates. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0270595. Near Fine Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- Water Spirits
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408906
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 143 pp., gilt decorated boards with large plate tipped in on front cover. yellow silk ribbon page marker. Marbled endpapers. Clean and tidy copy. Covering aspects of marine folklore with lavish black and white and colour pictures. Bibliography. The place marker ribbon is slightly frayed. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408906. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408905. Inventory No: 0247930. 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)
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Treasury of Australian folklore
Stone, Walter,
ISBN: 0727012665
Rigby, Adelaide, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 161 pages., Colour illustrated dustwrapper, photographic endpapers, text illustrated with many black and white photographs, and drawings. There is a slight rubbing to the base of the boards, the dustwrapper has seen better days. The top edge is torn at each fold. There is no loss. The selection in this book ranges of freely over most aspects of our folk history, from stories of the aborigines, the first Australians, to accounts of Australia's legendary fame in fields as far apart as sport and war. Our most treasured poems, songs and stories are here, but here also are tales stranger than fiction drawn from our forgotten past. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 160 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; ISBN: 0727012665. ISBN/EAN: 9780727012661. Inventory No: 0251403. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Hero; Myth Image Symbol
Norman, Dorothy,
ISBN: 0385267517
Anchor Books, New York, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. in a book of great visual beauty and inspired perception, the author challenges the reader to formulate a fresh and personal correspondence between eternal mythological concepts of the heroic – and of contemporary life. First softcover edition. Size: Trade Paperback. XVIII, 238, [14] pages, includes index. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of artworks & diagrams & photographs. There is no damage to describe.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 0385267517. ISBN/EAN: 9780385267519. Inventory No: 0251659. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Chinese Mythology; An Introduction
Birrell, Anne M.,
ISBN: 0801861837
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1999. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Book Description\n\nBirrell provides English translations of some 300 representative myth narratives selected from over 100 classical texts, many of which have never before been translated into any Western language. Organizing the narratives according to themes and motifs common to world mythology, Birrell addresses issues of source, dating, attribution, textural variants, multiforms, and context. Drawing on exhaustive work in comparative mythology, she surveys the development of Chinese myth studies, summarizes the contribution of Chinese and Japanese scholars to the study of Chinese myth since the 1920s, and examines special aspects of traditional approaches to Chinese myth. The result is an unprecedented guide to the study of Chinese myth for specialists and nonspecialists alike. – rear panel blurb book is secondhand, it is clean without damage, and free of annotation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 322 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0801861837. ISBN/EAN: 9780801861833. Inventory No: 0252193. Very Good Condition
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The Dawn of Time; Aboriginal Myths in Paintings
Mountford Charles P.,
Rigby Limited, Adelaide, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. First Edition. 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 titles to the backstrip. Very slight rubbing to the heel of the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Ainslie Roberts, against a white background with black writing on the front panel and spine. Rubbing of the top edge of the dustjacket most noticeable around the head of the spine. The retelling of some of the Australian Aboriginal myths as re-told by Charles P. Mountford and drawn by Ainslie Roberts. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0253507. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Dancing Bears
Saberhagen, Fred,
ISBN: 0312857985
Tor Books, New York, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 349 pp., illustrated dutwrapper Gary Ruddell. Dancing Bears is a mystic adventure that takes American John Sherwood on a prodigious journey to prerevolution Russia, the Arctic Circle, and behind the ancient legend of the shape changer, a creature possesses the ability to alter its human appearance to that of a powerful and savage beast Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0312857985. ISBN/EAN: 9780312857981. Inventory No: 000842. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Alien Intrusion UFOs and the evolution connection
Bates, Gary,
ISBN: 0890514356
Master Books, Green Forest, 2005. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs, drawings et cetera. First Edition. Are there really alien civilizations in our vast universe? In Alien Intrusion, Gary Bates gives a thorough treatment of this fascinating subject. What is behind the numerous sightings from around the world? Does the U.S. Government have evidence of alien craft? Can we hope to make contact in our lifetime? The author comes from an unapologetic Christian perspective, but lets the facts speak for themselves. His expertise on the subject and ability to 'cover the bases' has earned widespread respect - even from many in the 'UFOlogy community' who may be uncomfortable with the startling conclusions to which he inevitable leads the reader. . Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 384 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs, drawings et cetera. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; Christianity; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0890514356. ISBN/EAN: 9780890514351. Inventory No: 0254213. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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the UFO phenomenon
Buttlar, Johannes von,
ISBN: 0283985380
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. apart from slight loss of colour on the spine section of the dustjacket, and spotting of the top edge of the textblock, there is no damage to describe. The book is clean and free of annotation. At the rear of the book there is a fold out black-and-white photograph titled "from the UFO phenomenon. The book contains a bibliography & index. 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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: 0283985380. ISBN/EAN: 9780283985386. Inventory No: 0255377. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Little Daylight
Macdonald, George,
ISBN: 0949447579
North South books, Switzerland, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Dorothee Duntze. First Edition. Slight bumping to head and tail of binding's spine, no other damage to detail. Illustrated with colour drawings on matt paper. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). [26] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Dorothee Duntze. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Children. ISBN: 0949447579. ISBN/EAN: 9780949447579. Inventory No: 0255445. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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In Search of Myth & Heroes
Wood, Michael,
ISBN: 0563521872
BBC books, London, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. the book is second-hand, the only damages a slight rubbing at the top right hand corner of the first page. Internally clean. To accompany the television series of the same name, the author journey to some of the remotest places on earth in search of 4 of the most powerful myths – Shangri-La – Jason and the Golden fleece, King Arthur & the Queen of Sheba Illustrated with colour photographs, and maps, the book is at once a book of great journeys, a historical adventure and exploration of some of humanity's most enduring myths previous bookseller's rubberstamp at the bottom of the first page. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 272 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0563521872. ISBN/EAN: 9780563521877. Inventory No: 0255693. 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: 16.50 (AUD)
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Legends of Atlantis and Lost Lemuria
Scott-Elliot, W.,
ISBN: 0835606643
Quest Books, Illinois, 1993. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. In this book inhabitants of Atlantis and Lemuria come alive -- their hopes and fears, their achievements and sins. The submerged continents are described in graphic detail -- their location, history, flora and fauna, human inhabitants, customs, science, religion, and contact with advanced teachers. The information comes from the writings of Plato, from the esoteric tradition as set forth in The Secret Doctrine of H.P. Blavatsky, and from the clairvoyant writings of C.W. Leadbeater, one of the most remarkable sensitives of modern times. The result is a modern expression of a timeless myth in which everyone now living has a role. – rear panel blurb. There are 2 foldout maps at the front of the book and another at the rear of the book, and the book has a table. Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7¾" - 9¾" tall ). 190 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Atlantis; History. ISBN: 0835606643. ISBN/EAN: 9780835606646. Inventory No: 0256269. Very Good Condition
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Metamorphoses
Ovid ( Publius Ovidius Naso ),
ISBN: 0253200016
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, 1983. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. translated By Rolfe Humphries. Second-hand copy with no damage, no underlining. Includes the Poems the Loves & The Heroines, Of the Art of Love, the Cure of Love, & on Make up. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XIV, 401 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ancient (BC); Poetry. ISBN: 0253200016. ISBN/EAN: 9780253200013. Inventory No: 0272448. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable; Revised & Enlarged
Brewer,
ISBN: 0304350966
Cassell, London, 1999. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 1.95 kg; XXIV, 1302 pages, last four pages blank, illustrated dust jacket, over dark green boards with gilt writing on spine. Minor rifling of the top edge of the dust jacket. No handling marks. For the millenium edition, the entire existing text has been revised by Adrian Room and updated and over 1000 new articles added. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0304350966. ISBN/EAN: 9780304350964. Inventory No: 0272398. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Tales of old Australia
Beatty, Bill,
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1966. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. this book resurrects often from obscure and forgotten places a prodigious array of characters and events of the nation's earlier years: strange curious tales of saints and sinners, roads and vagabonds. There are tales of pioneer settlers, convict escapees, were strangers, mutineers… Book top edge of text block is darkened with age, the dust jacket has a short tear top right of the front panel. No other damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 272 pages, indexed. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0272424. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Myths of Greece and Rome -- Their Stories Signification and Origin
Guerber, H. A.,
George G. Harrap, London, 1934. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 424 pages, includes maps, genealogical table, glossary and index. Colour frontispiece by Lord Leighton, with 48 black-and-white photographs from famous pictures and statues. Foxing to the top edge of the text block, otherwise clean and bright. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0271985. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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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 $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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Northland Heroes
Holbrook, Florence ,
George G. Harrap, London, 1924. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Fair. Illustrator: no Indication. Reprint. As can be seen in the dust jacket is chipped to the head and tail of the darkened spine, and has tears. The book belong to a high school library and there is a small neat round stamp on the front end page, page 15, page 65, and on the inside of the rear panel. No annotations. Foxing to the edges of the pages, offset tanning of front and rear free end pages, illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and a number of black-and-white drawings, and the musical score for Frithiof's Song Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 128 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: no Indication. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Scandinavia; Inventory No: 0271793. Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Beyond the Mist What Irish Mythology can Teach us About Ourselves
O’Connor, Peter,
ISBN: 1865083372
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. A clean copy, no damage, no annotation. This book introduces us to the rich and beautiful world of Irish mythology and mines it for the wisdom we can use every day. Full number line. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; ISBN: 1865083372. ISBN/EAN: 9781865083377. Inventory No: 0271658. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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New Larousse Encyclopaedia of Mythology
Not Stated,
ISBN: 0600023508
Hamlyn, London, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. Introduction by Robert Graves, acknowledgements and index. Black-and-white photographic endpages. The text is illustrated with copious colour and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Colour illustrated paperback binding with brown and red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Title says it all; mythology from across all cultures and all times. First published in 1959 and this is 6th impression of the new edition of 1968. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [4], V - XI, [2], 2 - 500 pages,. a clean secondhand copy, no damage to detail apart from age toning of the page edges and reading creases on the spine. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600023508. ISBN/EAN: 9780600023500. Inventory No: 0271581. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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The white man’s garden : a tale of Borneo
Skipper, Mervyn 1886 – 1958,
Elkin Mathews & Marrot Ltd, London, 1930. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: the author. First Edition. X, 118 pages, with the remains of a dust jacket stop price clipped, offset tanning of the front and rear end pages, and notation at the top of the front end page of the book was given in 1933 to their daughter on speech night by mother and father. in this delightful volume the author does for the trees and flowers of Borneo what he did for the animals in The Meeting Pool. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: the author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Borneo; children. Inventory No: 0271438. Very Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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The Encyclopedia of Mythology – classical Celtic Norse
Cotterell, Arthur,
ISBN: 1859671640
Lorenz Books, London, 1996. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 256 pp, index. Maps, colour, and black and white illustrations. Illustrated dustwrapper matching the illustrated boards. Arranged in typical encyclopaedia form, this book makes a good introduction to the myths of the three most significant ancient cultures in Europe. the original bookshophad covered the book and protected it with clear plastic which they then struck down with a sticky tape, and unfortunately the sticky tape has aged and left an imprint on the front and rear end pages. There is no other damage to describe. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1859671640. ISBN/EAN: 9781859671641. Inventory No: 0271152. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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Indian Mythology
Ions, Veronica,
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 141 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour photographs with supporting text. photographic illustrated dustjacket rubbed at the top and bottom of the foal, by prescription, and on the illustrated first page there is a gift annotation. Otherwise the book is clean and free of any writing . In addition to the index there is a further reading list. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 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; India; Inventory No: 0256712. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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)
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The Greek Myths (Two Volumes)
Graves, Robert,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1957. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 460 g.(Combined weight); volume 1: -- V, 6-370 pages, then 12 pages following further publications from Penguin Books, introduction by author and map of the Greek world. Volume 2: -- V, 6-412 pages, four pages following further publications from Penguin Books, index and then a foldout map showing sites mentioned within the text. Both books have a brown and white coloured covers with black and brown titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Both books have become slightly browned with age. Internally clean, and free of annotation. Volume 2 has previous owners name in the lower part of the front panel. The classic work on Greek mythology by Robert Graves, in two volumes. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0257357. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
ISBN: 0600033473
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1975. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 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. Previous owner's name at the top of the half title page, price clipping of the dustjacket, rubbing of the corners of the dust jacket with very slight chipping at the head and tail of the spine. Trace of foxing to the edges of the pages, internally clean. Third impression of the First Edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 141 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Rome; Ancient (BC); ISBN: 0600033473. ISBN/EAN: 9780600033479. Inventory No: 0257123. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Egypt (Myths and Legends Series)
Spence, Lewis,
ISBN: 0946495858
Bracken Books, London, 1982. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs & drawings. Reprint. 700 g; XII, 372 pages, including glossary and index. Dust wrapper states this book is a facsimile. The paintings and photographs are reproduced matte. In hardcover binding with colour illustrated dustwrapper. The book shows no damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Egypt; ISBN: 0946495858. ISBN/EAN: 9780946495856. Inventory No: 0258262. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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)
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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales
Grimm, Jacob W. & Grimm, Wilhelm K.,
ISBN: 0880295198
Barnes & Nobles Books, New York, 2001. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. a very clean copy, with no damage to the jacket, or the book. Over 200 fairytales collected together. the perfect gift for the grandparent to be able to scare the living beJesus out of their grandchildren. :-) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 627 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Holland; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 0880295198. ISBN/EAN: 9780880295192. Inventory No: 0259419. 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: 22.00 (AUD)
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Sticks, Stones
Llerena, Carlos Antonio,
ISBN: 0030182468
Holt Rinehart & Winston, New York, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: The Author. First Edition. 32 pages, text illustrated with black-and-white drawings, black-and-white illustrated dust wrapper. 1.5 in. tear at the bottom front panel/spine fold; otherwise in very good order. This Peruvian author/artist retells a Peruvian folktale about how the plain puma became the beautiful otorongo. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: The Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Childrens; ISBN: 0030182468. ISBN/EAN: 9780030182464. Inventory No: 0207272. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Erotic Fairy Tales: A Romp Through the Classics
szereton, mitzi (a.k.a. Valentine, M. S.),
ISBN: 1573991244
Cleis Press, San Francisco, 2000. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. please note that these are not the gentle fairytales told to children, but rather the more shall we say adult versions of the same stories. I shall never think of Cinderella in the same way again. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 316, [8] pages in photographic illustrated softcover binding which is slightly rubbed at the top and bottom of front and rear panels.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Erotica; ISBN: 1573991244. ISBN/EAN: 9781573991247. Inventory No: 0261179. Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Indonesia, between myth and reality
Lee, Khoon Choy, 1924-,
ISBN: 0860310191
Nile & McKenzie Ltd, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs. First Edition. previous owner's name written in ink on the verso of the title page. There is no other damage to detail. This book presents first-hand observations of the various aspects of Indonesian life and culture which are most fascinating, mysterious and bizarre. It covers a wide spectrum of the interesting diversities in customs, traditions and spiritual beliefs of some of the 120 million Indonesian to form the biggest nation in south-east Asia. It provides more than a glimpse into Javanese mysticism and the various factors that influence the minds of the Javanese constitute over 60% of the Indian population. – Fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. IX, 222 pages including 8 pages of plates. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Indonesia; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0860310191. ISBN/EAN: 9780860310198. Inventory No: 0261236. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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fairytales for grown-ups
Fink, Carmine Andrea,
Self Published,  No date. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. clean copy printed in English, single sided, prefaced by Dr Otto Kernberg. Loosely inserted letter from the author passing the book on (manuscript) and opining that she hoped that the recipient and she will be successful in finding a publisher of the English version of the book and mentioning that she has been contacted by Chilean TV producer to start work on film version of the book Size: A4. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0264743. Very Good Condition
Price: 88.00 (AUD)
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The Biggest Fish in the World
Reed, A. W.,
ISBN: 058900848X
A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Roger Hart & Trevor Plaisted. First Edition. 400 g; 136 pages, lavishly illustrated throughout with part page black-and-white drawings, and full-page colour illustrations. The front panel of the dust jacket is illustrated by Trevor Plaisted, all the other illustrations in the book are by Roger Hart. Previous owner's name underneath the front fold over flap. The top edge of the dust jacket has 2 x 1.0 inch tear, either side of the spine along the top edge, and someone or something has nibbled at the front fold over corner. . This book is a retelling in simple language for children of the best of the wonderful Maori stories about the sea and sky, birds and stars, insects, trees and fishes, strange white skinned fairies who live in the dense forests, and the amazing adventures of men who climbed up to a world above the clouds or build canoes and went on long sea journeys. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Roger Hart & Trevor Plaisted. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; mythology; New Zealand; ISBN: 058900848X. ISBN/EAN: 9780589008482. Inventory No: 0213664. Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The fables of Aesop
Aesop; Detmold, Edward J.
Hodder & Stoughton London  
 Hard Cover No date, presume first edition thus (1909). Needs complete rebinding but is saved from disgrace by Edward Detmold's exquisite colour illustrations - 23 tipped in plates, most with original tissue guards intact. Spine cover missing, front and back boards worn and partly detached, front endpapers detached, index pp. VII/VIII neatly excised. No previous owner marks or inscriptions.  Poor
Price: 275.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029743  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Kalevala: Or the Land of Heroes, in Two Volumes . Volume Two (only) (Everyman’s Library 260)
Kirby, F. W.,
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co Inc, London / New York, 1966. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. A Brief Summary of the Contents of Volume II, notes, glossary of Finnish names. Illustrated endpapers, being the initials of Everyman's Library entwined, reproduced multiple times in an orange coloured ink. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Orange coloured tint to the top text block edge. Illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The second volume reproducing Finnish sagas at the end of the dark ages and beginning of the mediaeval period. For, as the front fold over panel blurb states, the sagas are "... Heroic but human, its men and women marched boldly through the fifty cantos, raiding, drinking, abducting, outwitting, weeping, but always active and always at odds with the very perils that confront their countrymen today: the forest, with its savage animals; it's myriad lakes and rocks and torrents; wind, fire, and darkness; and the cold." – from the introduction, quoted on the front fold over panel blurb. Everyman's Library number 260. Minor rubbing to the book corners and back strip edges. Very light age toning of the text block edges and pages. Hint of rubbing to the back strip strip corners and book corners with some sunning to the back strip. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [4], V - VI, [1], 2 - 285, [13 – of which eight pages are further titles from series list]pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Finland; poetry. Inventory No: 0122696. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (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 (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). 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
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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South American Mythology
Osborne, Harold,
ISBN: 0600342816
The Hamlyn Publishing Group, London, 1988. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. introduction by author, further reading list, acknowledgements and index. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs. Colour photographic laminated boards with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. This book tells the stories of the Indian people of South America, their traditions and beliefs: the divine origin of the Inca; The Myths Of Collao, myths and legends of the coast, marginal, forest and southern Andean peoples, along with some of Riddles of the South American Myth. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with fading of the back strip. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [5], 6 - 144 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; South America; ISBN: 0600342816. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342816. Inventory No: 0123133. 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)
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Elijah’s Violin and Other Jewish Folktales (Penguin Folklore Library)
Schwartz, Howard – Collector and Reteller,
ISBN: 0140595023
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1987. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. First Paperback Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by author, sources and glossary. Illustrated card cover with black and aqua coloured titles to the front panel and aqua coloured titles to the backstrip. "This superb collection of thirty-six stories shows the Jewish folk tale as an expression of continuity with the past in which all the Jewish generations merge mysteriously into a single, timeless present." -- from the rear panel blurb. The stories rang from fifth century Babylon to 19th-century Europe, and from around the world. Creases to the book corners, multiple to the front corners. Rubbing to the book edges and panels and there is fading to the backstrip. Reading creases to the backstrip and there is a stain to the top one third of the backstrip. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. [7], 8-249, [5] and pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0140595023. ISBN/EAN: 9780140595024. Inventory No: 0119548. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Complete Dictionary Of Symbols In Myth, Art & Literature
Tresidder, Jack – General Editor,
ISBN: 1844830136
Duncan Baird Publishers, London, 2004. First Edition
 Softcover (with Flaps) Softcover (with Flaps). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. foreword by Jack Tresidder, How This Book Is Organised, acknowledgements and bibliography, index of themes, index of supplementary words. The text is illustrated with small black-and-white, or, purple coloured illustrations. Illustrated paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "The Complete Dictionary of Symbols is an accessible guide to more than 2000 major themes, figures and symbols that are most commonly encountered in imagery from ancient times to the present day." -- from front fold over panel. Listed offer vertically. Rubbing to the book edges, and, most particularly to the book panels. This is the first Trade edition of the book. Size: Trade Paperback. [5], 6 - 544 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 1844830136. ISBN/EAN: 9781844830138. Inventory No: 0121276. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (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 $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (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 9¾" - 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
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Traditional Fairy Tales: Classic Bedtime Stories
Various,
ISBN: 0867888318
Rushfield Books, Knoxfield, Victoria, 1994. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Annie-Claude Martin. First Edition. Light blue coloured end pages. The text is illustrated with quarter page, half page and full page full colour drawings by Annie-Claude Martin. Colour illustrated laminated boards with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, the same as for underlying boards, with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A retelling of traditional fairy tales for young people at bedtime. Light rubbing of the book corners and back strip edges. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. This is the first Australian edition. Size: Square Quarto. 400 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Annie-Claude Martin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Children. ISBN: 0867888318. ISBN/EAN: 9780867888317. Inventory No: 0123661. 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)
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
ISBN: 0600342883
Hamlyn, London, 1988. Third Impression
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Third Impression. 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. A little bumping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. A few marks to the laminate otherwise no other faults worth mentioning. " 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. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Italy; ISBN: 0600342883. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342885. Inventory No: 0105291. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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
Price: 88.00 (AUD)
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The Willow Pattern Story
Drummond, Allan,
ISBN: 1558584137
North-South Books, New York / London, 1992. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Allan Drummond. First Edition. Illustrated endpapers and the text have all been executed by Allan Drummond. Illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The Willow Pattern has been printed on plates, platters and cups for over two centuries. What most people do not realise is the pattern tells a haunting tale. A telling of the tale of the lovers Koong-se and Chang, and the punishment they endured. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Some sunning to the back panel. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. Not paginated [32 pages].. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Allan Drummond. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; ISBN: 1558584137. ISBN/EAN: 9781558584136. Inventory No: 0121594. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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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 9¾" - 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
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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At the Table of the Grail: No One Who Sets Forth on the Grail Quest Remains Unchanged
Matthews, John – Editor,
ISBN: 1842930354
Watkins Publishing, London, 2002. First Edition
 Softcover (Photographic) Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Notes on contributors, Introduction: The Grail in All the Worlds by editor and index. Photographic paperback binding with gold and red coloured titles to the front panel and gold coloured titles to the back strip. Colour photograph of author to the rear panel. The story of the Grail, come to be identified with the cup used by Jesus at the Last Supper, has been inspiration from mediaeval times to the present. "... There are many stories of the Grail and many interpretations. In this stimulating collection of essays, distinguished writers from different ages show how themes from Eastern and Western traditions meet in the different versions of the Quest, and are rich in insights for us all.'' -- from rear panel blurb. A little creasing of the book corners read increases to the back script. There is a triangular crease to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. Rubbing of the edges and panels with age toning to the text block edge with scattered fine foxing. Remnants of original price ticket can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the verso of the rear panel and there are a few fine foxing spots to the first few and last few pages of book. Size: Trade Paperback. [7], VIII - XVIII, [3], 4 - 340 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1842930354. ISBN/EAN: 9781842930359. Inventory No: 0123914. 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: Small Hardcover. [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 $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Greek Myths (Two Volumes) (Penguin Classics)
Graves, Robert,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1955. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Reprint. Volume 1: -- V, 6-370 pages, then 12 pages following further publications from Penguin Books, introduction by author and map of the Greek world. Volume 2: -- V, 6-412 pages, four pages following further publications from Penguin Books, index and then a foldout map showing sites mentioned within the text. Both books have a brown and white coloured covers with black and brown titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear panel of the books. The classic work on Greek mythology by Robert Graves, in two volumes. Both books show rubbing and creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges. Both books have become slightly browned and there is Browning of the back strip. Browning to the text block edges and pages. The lower right hand corner of Volume 1 has become a little creased and chipped. There is a small, 0.25 ", spit to the lower corner of the front spine gutter – please see photograph. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Greece; Ancient (BC); Inventory No: 0121169. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Folktales from Australia’s Children of the World
Not Stated,
ISBN: 0725405252
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. VII, 8-128 pages, last page blank, publisher's note, foreword by M.J.R. Mackellar, Minister for Immigration and acknowledgements. Map illustrated endpapers, showing a map of the world and of the places where the folk tales originated. Colour photographic title page, showing a group of young children in national costumes. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white drawings, by various artists. Yellow coloured boards with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the backstrip corners and to the book corners. Very light age toning to the internal text. Colour photographic dustwrapper, same illustration as board title page, with blue and red titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper corners. Some sunning to the rear dustwrapper panel. The results of removal of a sticker can be seen to the lower right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. " Folktales from Australia's Children of the World is a unique publication comprising 30 languages. Each folktale is presented in the English language followed by the language of the story's origin." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustrated; ISBN: 0725405252. ISBN/EAN: 9780725405250. Inventory No: 0107969. 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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: 18.00 (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: Small Octavo. 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 $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Library of the World’s Myths and Legends; Egyptian Mythology
Ions, Veronica,
ISBN: 0753700018
Chancellor Press, London, 1997. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. (6) 7-144 pages, chronology of ancient Egypt, further reading list, acknowledgements and index. Colour photographic frontispiece, showing the Egyptian Godess Mut. The text is illustrated with copious photographs throughout the book, in both black-and-white and colour, the occasional map and black-and-white illustration is also present. Colour photographic laminated boards with back titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the book corners and backstrip edges. Colour photographic dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying board, with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Minor rubbing to be dustwrapper panels and edges. Egyptian mythology under the auspices of "The Library of the World's Myths and Legends" series. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History -- Egypt ; ISBN: 0753700018. ISBN/EAN: 9780753700013. Inventory No: 0110738. Very Good
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
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Abbey Lubbers, Banshees & Boggarts: An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Fairies
Briggs, Katherine,
ISBN: 0394508068
Pantheon Books, New York, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Yvonne Gilbert . First Edition. introduction by author and bibliography. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Yvonne Gilbert. 1/4 beige coloured cloth covered back strip with dark red coloured titles. 3/4 light beige coloured boards with dark bread embossed coloured titles to the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper with dark red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black and white photograph of the author to the rear fold over panel. This book is a shortened form of the author's "A Dictionary of Fairies". Arranged alphabetically, you will find all of the major myths, fairies, Imps etc., from England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, with anecdotes. Minor rubbing to the back strip corners and book corners with some age toning of the text block edges. Some brown stains to the top text block edge along with a pink remainder stripe. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels with some sunning to the panels. This is the first USA edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 9 - 158, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Yvonne Gilbert . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0394508068. ISBN/EAN: 9780394508061. Inventory No: 0122445. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Great Australian Urban Legends
Evans, Eamon,
ISBN: 1922213772
Affirm Press, South Melbourne, Victoria, 2015. First Edition
 Softcover (Photographic) Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. Colour photographic paperback binding with white and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. The text is illustrated with the odd black-and-white illustration. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the free front endpaper. "In Great Australian Urban Legends, Eamon Evans presents myths, misconceptions and bear-face lies about real people and real places down under." -- from the rear panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book corners with age toning of the text block edges. Size: Trade Paperback. 264 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Urban Legends; Australia; Humour. ISBN: 1922213772. ISBN/EAN: 9781922213778. Inventory No: 0122394. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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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 (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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 $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Man in the Moon; Sky Tales from Many Lands
Jablow, Alta and Withers, Carl,
Holt Reinhardt and Winston, New York , Chicago , San Francisco, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Peggy Wilson. First Edition. acknowledgements, A Word about This Book and notes and comments. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations, quarter page, half page and full-page, by Peggy Wilson. Illustrated cloth covered boards, illustrations by Peggy Wilson, with black colour titles to the front panel and white colour titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustrations as the underlying board, with black coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. A book of tales about celestial beings – the moon, the stars, the sun and even the heavens themselves from many lands. Rubbing to the book corners and bumping to the top book corners. Previous owners details to the lower right-hand corner of the free front endpaper. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels and some sunning to the backstrip. Across the lower backstrip edge is a gilt sticker stating "Holt Library Edition". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), VII-IX, (5), 3-131, (1) pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Peggy Wilson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0113063. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Stradbroke Dreamtime
Nunukul, Oodgeroo,
ISBN: 0207176167
Angus & Robertson, Pymble, New South Wales, 1993. Reprint
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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 $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Time Belong Tumbuna; Legends and Traditions of Papua New Guinea
Kohnke, Glenys,
ISBN: 0701606886
Robert Brown & Associates With the Jacaranda Press, Milton, Queensland, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Glenys Kohnke. First Edition. acknowledgements and introduction by author. Map illustrated endpapers, showing a 1742 French navigation chart of the South Pacific. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white reproductions of the author's artwork, on the left hand side of the book is the myth/tradition and on the right-hand side is an artwork representing the same. Orange coloured boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by author, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "In Papua and New Guinea, where oral tradition is the cornerstone of culture, myths represent a continuing art form. In this book of legends collected from all parts of Papua and New Guinea, Glenys Kohnke has produced a work of considerable cultural significance. Time Belong Tumbuna is illustrated by means of her own paintings, drawings and sculptures inspired by the legendary heroes and heroines of the Tumbuna." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip along with a little fading and some bumping to the book corners. Browning to the textblock edges and light age toning of the in eternal pages. A previous owner has used "whiteout" to cover their name to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper. A few stains to the first few pages of the book. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and there is some rubbing and creasing to both the dustwrapper edges and to the dustwrapper panels. The major damage has been caused by voracious insects – their efforts can be seen along the front fold over crease edge, the backstrip, the rear panel and a little to the rear fold over crease. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (7), VIII-XII, (1), 2-110, (2) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Glenys Kohnke. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Papua New Guinea; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0701606886. ISBN/EAN: 9780701606886. Inventory No: 0114104. 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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
Price: 22.00 (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
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Two Hill Diggers (Rua Susu’ire)
Kauhoroasiva, Geralda,
Self Published,  1985. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Charles Manata. First Edition. From the Writer: – an explanation of where the writer was born, the language in which she speaks and the necessity of editing and stylising the language for ease of English readers. Edited and stylised to modern English by Barry D. Hayes. The text is illustrated by Charles Manata, who also did the front cover illustration. Black coloured titles to the front panel. "A custom story told and re-told in the villages of Are Are Malaita, Solomon Islands, the generation after generation." -- from the front panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and to the book panels. Browning and foxing marks book panels and a water stain to the heel of the backstrip, extending to both the front and rear book panels. Browning and some foxing to the internal pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (2), 18 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Charles Manata. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Solomon islands; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0114130. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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 $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Mesopotamian Myths (The Legendary Past)
McCall, Henrietta,
ISBN: 0714120634
British Museum Publications Limited, London, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover (Photographic) Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by author, suggestions for further reading, index and picture credits. The text is illustrated with both black and white photographs and illustrations. Colour photographic card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and white and yellow coloured titles to the backstrip. A retelling of the ancient Mesopotamian myths. Part of The Legendary Past series. A hint of rubbing to the book corners and book panels. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (5), 6-80 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Mesopotamia; Ancient (BC); ISBN: 0714120634. ISBN/EAN: 9780714120638. Inventory No: 0114140. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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