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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)
Book Number: 0268820  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0268863  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0269041  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0239750  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0241095  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0241820  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0242449  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0242643  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0242822  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0242757  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0244232  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0270156  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0246437  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0246946  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0270595  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0247930  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0248569  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0250926  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0251403  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0251659  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0251733  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 22.00 (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)
Book Number: 0254213  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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)
Book Number: 0255445  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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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 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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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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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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The Book of Merlin: The Unpublished Conclusion to The Once and Future King
White, T.H.
ISBN: 9780292707184
University of Texas,  1977. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Trevor Stubley. First Edition. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket spione is well worn and faded, with white patches showing top and bottom.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Minor water damage to text, covers unaffected. p[ages tyowards rear slightly puffed by this, but not stained.. Illustrator: Trevor Stubley. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0292707185. ISBN/EAN: 9780292707184. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13936. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Sir Valdemar The Ganger: A Tale of the Days of King Haco
Fotheringhame, Josephine
Young Australia Office, Sydney,  1905. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: D.H. Souter. Early Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 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 foxed and browned. Illustrator: D.H. Souter. 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: 13900. Very Good Condition
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
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Marko’s Wedding
Ian Serraillier,
ISBN: 9780233961057
Andre Deutsch, London, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 111 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0233961054. ISBN/EAN: 9780233961057. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: X19178. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Tales From the South Seas
Gittins, Anne
Government Press Suva,  1952. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. b/w line drawings. Size: Quarto. Item Type: Ephemera. 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. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pacific Ocean; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 666206. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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Why Snails Have Shells: Minority and Han Folktales of China
Han, Carolyn
ISBN: 9780824815059
Univ. of Hawaii,  1993. First Edition
 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Li Ji. First Edition. Size: Quarto. 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. Illustrator: Li Ji. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; ISBN: 082481505X. ISBN/EAN: 9780824815059. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19994. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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Time Belong Tumbuna
Kohnke, Glenys
ISBN: 9780701606886
Robert Brown and Assoc, Port Moresby, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Glenys Kohnke. First Edition. 110pp. In protected Dust Jacket, text in very good condition. A collection of legends and traditions of PNG showing respect for traditional social structures. Dust jacket is protected in archival (acid-free) plastic wrapper. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). 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 worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Illustrator: Glenys Kohnke. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Papua New Guinea; ISBN: 0701606886. ISBN/EAN: 9780701606886. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 666819. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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Dracula: The Connoisseur’s Guide
Wolf, Leonard
ISBN: 9780553069075
Broadway,  1997. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 322 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. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0553069071. ISBN/EAN: 9780553069075. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30090. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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In Search of Frankenstein: Exploring the Myths Behind Mary Shelley’s Monster
Florescu, Radu
ISBN: 9781861052537
Robson Books,  1999. Later Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Later Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 288 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 1861052537. ISBN/EAN: 9781861052537. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30068. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
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Beyond the Mist: What Irish Mythology Can Teach us About Ourselves
O’Connor, Peter
ISBN: 9781865083377
Allen & Unwin,  2001. Later Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Later Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 268 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. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; New Age & Alternative. ISBN: 1865083372. ISBN/EAN: 9781865083377. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29729. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Fabricated World: An Interpretation of the Kewa Tales
LeRoy, John
ISBN: 9780774802178
UBC Press,  1985. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). As New/As New. First Edition. One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 320 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Papua New Guinea; History. ISBN: 0774802170. ISBN/EAN: 9780774802178. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 28738. As New
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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Daybreak: Legends of Arnhem Land 2
Wells, A. E.
ISBN: 9780851796529
Rigby,  1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 60 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 worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0851796524. ISBN/EAN: 9780851796529. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29595. Very Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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Meetings with the Angel: Seven Stories from Israel
Tammuz & Yudkin (eds.), Benjamin / Leon
ISBN: 9780233964850
Andre Deutsch,  1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (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. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Edges slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Israel; ISBN: 0233964851. ISBN/EAN: 9780233964850. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29325. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Beowulf a Translation
Jones, Alex
ISBN: 9780646918938
Lion,  No date. First Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). As New/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: A4 Landscape. 40 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Denmark; Early (0-1000 AD); ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780646918938. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29254. As New
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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Time Belong Tumbuna
Kohnke, Glenys
ISBN: 9780701606886
Jacaranda,  1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. 112 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 chunks missing, but is otherwise intact, with both flaps. Dust Jacket price-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Book and dustjacket condition has been well-preserved due to clear, acid-free Mylar book/jacket covers . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Papua New Guinea; Art & Design. ISBN: 0701606886. ISBN/EAN: 9780701606886. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29073. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
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Pacifica: Myth, Magic and Wisdom from the South Sea Islands
Amadio, Nadine
ISBN: 9780207183164
Angus & Robertson,  1993. First Edition
 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Hardcover (Printed Boards). As New/As New. First Edition. One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Large Format - between A4 and A3. 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 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0207183163. ISBN/EAN: 9780207183164. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29075. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. As New
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
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The Way of Wizards
Cross, Tom
ISBN: 9780740719653
Andrews McMee,  2001. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Early Edition. Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. 176 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0740719653. ISBN/EAN: 9780740719653. Library of Congress No: 2002265059. Dewey Code: 398.21 21. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB12556. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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King Arthur and His Knights
Sir Thomas Malory, Eugene Vinaver (ed),
ISBN: 9780195019056
Oxford University Press, Great Britain, 1975. Later Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Later Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 231 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0195019059. ISBN/EAN: 9780195019056. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: X16694. Very Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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Ladies of the Lake
Caitlin and John Matthews,
ISBN: 9781855380455
The Aquarian Press, London, 1992. Later Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Later Edition. Softcover, 8vo, 238 pages, good condition cover has some creasing, rubbing. remains of sticker to rear bd, pages clean, yellowing to page edges. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1855380455. ISBN/EAN: 9781855380455. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: X26292. Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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The Badger Woods
Iraphne Childs,
ISBN: 9780091303402
Hutchinson, Australia, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Very Good Very Good Cloth very good condition jacket, clean cloth boards, decorative end pages, pages clean and white, b/w illustrations. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0091303400. ISBN/EAN: 9780091303402. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: X2983. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Earth & sky: Visions of the cosmos in Native American folklore
Williamson & Farrer, Ray / Claire
ISBN: 9780826313171
University of New Mexico Press,  1992. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 299 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 in good condition, bar small tear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; ISBN: 0826313175. ISBN/EAN: 9780826313171. Dewey Code: 398.26 20. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB16689. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
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Thousand Pieces of Gold
Mah, Adeline Yen
ISBN: 9780007124510
Harper Collins,  2003. Early Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 400 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0007124511. ISBN/EAN: 9780007124510. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB15940. Very Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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Heroic landscapes: Irish myth and legend
O’Donoghue, Rod
ISBN: 9781907535185
Londubh Books, Dublin, 2011. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 223 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; ISBN: 1907535187. ISBN/EAN: 9781907535185. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB16995. Very Good Condition
Price: 28.20 (AUD)
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Country Lore and Legends
Westwood & Simpson, Jennifer / Jacqueline
ISBN: 9780141191041
Penguin,  2009. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 128 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 014119104X. ISBN/EAN: 9780141191041. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB16450. Very Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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At the Fireside: True South African Stories
Webster, Roger
ISBN: 9780864864871
David Philip,  2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 158 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; South Africa; ISBN: 0864864876. ISBN/EAN: 9780864864871. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB14641. Very Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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Teach Yourself: Celtic myths
Eddy & Hamilton, Steve / Claire
ISBN: 9780340789216
Teach Yourself, London, 2001. Later Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Later Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 135 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0340789212. ISBN/EAN: 9780340789216. Dewey Code: 398.2089916 21. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB11311. Very Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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Tales from the Mara
De Mel, Premala
ISBN: 9789558095843
Vijitha Yapa Publications, Colombo, 2004. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 138 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Africa; ISBN: 9558095842. ISBN/EAN: 9789558095843. Library of Congress No: 2004312828. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB10606. Very Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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All the World’s Reward: Folktales Told by Five Scandinavian Storytellers
Kvideland & Sehmsdorf (eds.), Reimund / Henning K.
ISBN: 9780295977546
University of Washington Press,  1999. First Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Card) Softcover (Stiff Card). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 029597754X. ISBN/EAN: 9780295977546. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24301. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
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Die Erzahlungen aus den Tausendundein Nachten 6 Vols.
von Hofmannsthal (intro.), Hugo
Insel,  No date. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Text in German. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 6-volume set (complete). Text is in German. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; German Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23741. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 92.20 (AUD)
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An Essence of the Dusk
Bain (trans.), F. W.
Methuen,  1911. Fourth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Fourth Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23399. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
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The Ashes of a God
Bain (trans.), F. W.
Methuen,  1913. Second Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Second Edition. Size: Small Octavo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Minor water damage to text, covers unaffected. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23400. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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The Macmillan Book of Greek Gods and Heroes
Low, Alice
ISBN: 9780027613902
MacMillan,  1985. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Half Cloth) Hardcover (Half Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Arvis Stewart. Edition Unstated. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). 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, other than spine which is faded by sun exposure. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges slightly foxed. Illustrator: Arvis Stewart. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Greece; Ancient (BC); History. ISBN: 0027613909. ISBN/EAN: 9780027613902. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21013. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
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When the Moon was Big: Legends from New Guinea
Beier, Ulli
ISBN: 9780001950153
Collins,  1973. Third Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. Third Edition. One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Quarto. 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, except for marks from adhesive tape on flaps front and rear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Text marked with Library stamps, but very discreetly, spine unmarked, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Papua New Guinea; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0001950150. ISBN/EAN: 9780001950153. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20896. Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Maori Tales
Andersen, Johannes
Whitcombe & Tombs,  No date. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: A.H. Messenger. Edition Unstated. Size: Small Octavo. Item Type: Ephemera. 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 foxed and browned. Illustrator: A.H. Messenger. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; New Zealand; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20648. Very Good Condition
Price: 92.20 (AUD)
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Maori Legends: Some Myths and Legends of the Maori People
Campbell, Alistair
Viking Sevenseas, Paraparaumu, 1969. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Robin White. First Edition. Size: Small Octavo. Item Type: Ephemera. 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. Illustrator: Robin White. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; New Zealand; Indigenous Cultures. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20135. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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The Fabulous Journey of Mac Con Glin: A Tale of Ancient Cork
O’Shaughnessy, Peter
Sabraine, Dublin, No date. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Brin Edwards. Edition Unstated. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 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. Illustrator: Brin Edwards. 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: 19412. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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I Could Talk Old-Story Good: Creativity in Bahamian Folklore
Crowley, Daniel J.
Univ. of California,  1966. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges slightly foxed. 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: 19421. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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The Story of Kallum Kundira the Strong Man
Various,
Texas Oil,  1950. Edition Unstated
 Softcover (Saddle-stitched) Softcover (Saddle-stitched). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Small Octavo. Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges slightly foxed. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Australian Aboriginal; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17054. Very Good Condition
Price: 52.40 (AUD)
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The Turtle and The Island: Folk Tales From Papua New Guinea
Wilson (ed.), Barbara Ker
ISBN: 9789980570253
Web Books, Sydney, 1985. Edition Unstated
 Softcover (Stiff Card) Softcover (Stiff Card). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Tony Oliver. Edition Unstated. 143pp. Intro by Donald Stokes, ep map. One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Quarto. 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. Edges foxed and browned. Illustrator: Tony Oliver. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Papua New Guinea; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 9980570253. ISBN/EAN: 9789980570253. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 667624. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Myths of the Middle Ages
Baring-Gould & Matthews(ed.), Sabone / John
ISBN: 9780713727357
Blandford,  1996. Edition Unstated
 Softcover (Stiff Card) Softcover (Stiff Card). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0713727357. ISBN/EAN: 9780713727357. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12790. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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The Fox and the Grapes: Aesop Through the Ages
Ashby, Anna Lou
ISBN: 9780875981123
Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1995. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stitched) Softcover (Saddle-stitched). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Quarto. Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Reference. ISBN: 0875981127. ISBN/EAN: 9780875981123. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12709. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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Legends of Africa
Tembo, Mwizenge
ISBN: 9781567993523
Metrobooks, New York, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Africa; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 1567993524. ISBN/EAN: 9781567993523. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10610. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Forty-Two Fables of La Fontaine
Marsh (trans), Edward
Heinemann,  1924. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. This is the first Trade edition of the book. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Moderately foxed throughout. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. 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: 6588. Very Good Condition
Price: 53.40 (AUD)
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The White Cat
D’Aulnoy, Mme. La Comtesse
MacMillan,  1967. Second Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Second Edition. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). 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 worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. 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: 2796. Very Good Condition
Price: 72.80 (AUD)
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Songs of the Dreamtime -- The morning star series and postage stamps
Gandadila, Terry,
ISBN: 1875634061
Fidado, Sydney, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Wunuwun, Jack . First Edition. The ancestral story, known as The Morning Star Series, from the Djinang language group is recounted by custodian Terry Gandadila. Includes Aboriginal Australia International Year of Indigenous People stamps in original folder Part 3 Designer: Lynette Brown, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: McPherson's Printing To celebrate the International Year of Indigenous People, (1993) Australia Post produced three issues, the designs for this issue (Part 3) were based on four Aboriginal Artists work; 45c, Black Cockatoo Feather by Fiona Foley; 75c, Ngarrgooroon Country by Hector Jandany; $1, Ngak Ngak by Ginger Riley Munduwalawala; $1.05, Untiled by Robert Cole, Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 48 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Wunuwun, Jack . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Aboriginal -- Australia; Australia; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1875634061. ISBN/EAN: 9781875634064. Inventory No: 0272519. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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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. please refer to accompanying picture (s). 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. please refer to accompanying picture (s). 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
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Marguerite de Angeli’s Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes
Angeli, Marguerite de,
Doubleday, USA, 1970. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Reprint. Dustjacket is rubbed and has a chip at the bottom of the spine, and trivial handling marks to the page edges, and a 1 inch tear at the top left of the rear panel. Previous owner's name on the 1st page along with a little bit of foxing, otherwise internally bright and clean. Illustrated with black-and-white pencil drawings, and part and full page colour drawings. The dust jacket shows a silver medal for the Caldercott honor book, but there is no date indicated (1956), And the book has multiple reprints, my guess being probably 1970s Size: 4to 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)
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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 owner's 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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Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable; Centenary Edition
Brewer, Jo,
ISBN: 0304935700
Cassell, London, 1971. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. XVI, 1176 pages, with original dust jacket. This is the Centenary edition seventh impression corrected revised by Ivor H Evans. The intent was to select and introduce expressions from current English: to remove either dated and the ephemeral, or those words of which the explanation will naturally be sought in a standard dictionary; and to add to the usefulness of Brewer has a work of reference by the introduction of a wider range of phrase from the, wealth and the United States and a fable from the war of Wales and Ireland to supplement the store already there. Apart from slight dustiness of the top edge of the text block, the book shows no damage. Previous owner's name on first page. Tiny tear top right of spine section of jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; reference. ISBN: 0304935700. ISBN/EAN: 9780304935703. Inventory No: 0273242. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable 18th Edition
Brewer, E. Cobham (Editor) & Rockwood, Camilla - editor,
ISBN: 0550104119
Brewer's, Edinburgh, 2009. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Reprint. the book is illustrated with a number of line drawings, Zodiac and religious symbols. There is no damage to describe apart from previous owner's name on front end page. Full number line. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. XXX, 1523, [7] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0550104119. ISBN/EAN: 9780550104113. Inventory No: 0273243. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Near Fine Condition
Price: 66.00 (AUD)
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The Keys to Avalon: The True Location of Arthur’s Kingdom Revealed
Blake, Steve;Baldock, John;Lloyd, Scott
ISBN: 1862047359
Element Books Ltd U.K. & U.S. 2000 First
 Hard Cover   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017722  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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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: 15.12 (AUD)
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Greatest Mysteries of the Modern World
Pinkney, John
The Five Mile Press, Victoria, 2007. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "The 21st century confronts us with mysteries neither science nor logic can explain. In this compelling book John Pinkney investigates the most tantalising of these true stories..." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 350 pages. Spine has some reading creases. Covers have some shelf-wear. 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: 13881. Good Condition
Price: 12.60 (AUD)
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Who Was The Man From Snowy River: A Hundred Year Old Mystery
Locker, Neville (Compiler)
Self published, Australia, 2003. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Taken from summary at the end of the booklet: "Our claim that Charlie McKeahnie was the inspiration for Banjo Patterson's ballad is based on primary documentary evidence. His sister Lem McKeahnie's letter, Barcroft Boake's ballad "On The Range". And secondary evidence through contemporary newspaper cuttings. Furthermore, the detailed time-line shows that on the basis of probability Charlie McKeahnie is the only claimant who fills all the necessary criteria..." Stapled Paper Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. Item Type: Ephemera. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Unpaginated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; 19th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18314. Good Condition
Price: 18.90 (AUD)
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Frank The Poet: The Life and Works of Francis MacNamara Studies In Australian Folklore No.1
Meredith, Whalan, John, Rex
ISBN: 0959649069
Red Rooster Press, Victoria, 1979. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Signed by Author. Whenever two or more Australians discuss folksongs the talk inevitably turns before long to convict songs & convict days &, before much longer, to the mysterious 'Frank The Poet'. For mare than a century tradition has held him to have been the true author or composer of Moreton Bay, The Convicts Tour to Hell & other fragments of song & verse so evocative of our beginnings..." - Russel Ward University of New England Card Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 71 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, creasing, a few marks and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0959649069. ISBN/EAN: 9780959649062. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18280. Good Condition
Price: 28.35 (AUD)
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Furphies: Fact Or Fantasy In Australian History
Docker, Edward Wybergh
ISBN: 0646393006
Hampton Press, Australia, 2000. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. "Furphy", was the brand name of a watercart that assisted farmers in a time of drought. Later, they were used to supply water to troops waitng to go overseas in WW 1. These drivers gave the troops the "news" and it was very often unsubsantantiated, at the very least and often proved to be totally wrong. Hence the name, "Furphy" became associated with the urban myth. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 293 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; ISBN: 0646393006. ISBN/EAN: 9780646393001. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18149. Good Condition
Price: 18.90 (AUD)
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A Test of Time: The Bible From Myth to History - Volume 1
David, Rohl
ISBN: 0099416565
Arrow, London, 1995. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: It has long been believed that the great historical events described in the Old Testament were mythological; the accepted chronology of the region does not tally with archaeological discoveries. Through a revision of the master chronology of the ancient world, David Rohl attempts to prove that the events of the Bible really did happen as recorded in the Books of Genesis, Exodus, Judges, Samuel, Kings and Chronicles. Mass Market Paperback. Size: 4.3 x 1.5 x 7 inches. 591 pages. Spine has a reading crease. Covers have some shelf wear, some creasing and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Politics & Social Sciences; Archaeology; General; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0099416565. ISBN/EAN: 9780099416562. Dewey Code: 220.93. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17029. Good Condition
Price: 5.04 (AUD)
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Native American Mythology
Bryant, Page
ISBN: 1855380285
Thorsons, London, 1991. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Scott Guynup. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: An A-to-Z reference guide to all aspects of American Indian culture, spiritual beliefs, religious practices, and lore, with biographical details of major personalities and a foreword by Sun Bear, the great Chippewa Medicine Man. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 174 pages. Covers have some shelf wear and bumping to corners. Illustrator: Scott Guynup. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 1855380285. ISBN/EAN: 9781855380288. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16942. Good Condition
Price: 4.41 (AUD)
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Sacred Hunger : The Vampire In Myth And Reality
Belanger, Michelle
ISBN: 1411654218
Dark Moon, United States, 2005. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: "Author Michelle Belanger has fascinated and informed readers about the vampire in folklore, fiction, and fact since the early 90s. Now enjoy all of Michelle's major essays on this fascinating topic, collected for the first time in one volume. Find out why author Bram Stoker wrote about vampires -- and what real-life psychic vampire inspired the figure of Dracula. Learn about the history and development of the modern community of real vampires. Explore the allure of the vampire in modern culture, and meet members of the vampire underground who have made this potent archetype a fundamental part of their lives ..." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 142 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1411654218. ISBN/EAN: 9781411654211. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16617. Good Condition
Price: 63.00 (AUD)
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A Starting Point : A Thematic Approach To Australian Folklore
Sedunary, Leo
Hargreen Publishing, Australia, 1979. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Illustrator: Winsome Spiller. Edition Unstated. "...Unfortunately, much of our Australian folklore has lost its former prominence, & faces the prospect of being neglected in the wake of modern literature. While current thematic material serves a valuable purpose in addressing itself to changing problems & patterns of society, our Australian folklore has produced a unique heritage which should never be forgotten." Size: 240mm-310mm. 92 pages. Covers have some shelf wear, a few marks & some creases. Illustrator: Winsome Spiller. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15011. Fair Condition
Price: 31.50 (AUD)
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Mayan Dream Walk Literate Shamanism in the Yucatan
Luxton; Balam, Richard; Pablo
ISBN: 0091448212
Rider & Company, London, 1981. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Mayan Dream Walk is the story of Mayan hieroglyphic writing remembered & interpreted by a contemporary Mayan Indian, don Pablo Balam, working with a young Anglo-Peruvian writer, Richard Luxton." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 247 pages. Old price label on front cover. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Covers have some shelf wear & bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; South America; ISBN: 0091448212. ISBN/EAN: 9780091448219. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14363. Good Condition
Price: 27.72 (AUD)
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Myths of the Sacred Tree : Including Myths From : Africa, Native America, China, Sumeria, Russia, India, Greece, Scandinavia, Europe, South America, Arabia
Caldecott, Moya
ISBN: 0892814144
Destiny Books, United States, 1993. Edition Unstated
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Toorchen, Anthea. Edition Unstated. Essential to life on earth since the beginning of time, trees hold a special place in our collective consciousness : rooted in the earth, reaching skyward, nourished by the elements, & enlivened by the sap running through their veins, they provide a living metaphor for what it means to be human. Two old price labels on rear cover. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 214 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. Illustrator: Toorchen, Anthea. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; New Age & Alternative. ISBN: 0892814144. ISBN/EAN: 9780892814145. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13548. Good Condition
Price: 15.75 (AUD)
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Legends of Cairngorms
Gray, Affleck
ISBN: 1851580670
Mainstream, Edinburgh, 1987. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Previous owner has written an inscription on the inside of the front cover. Covers have some creasing and shelf wear Size: 190mm-240mm. 265 pages. Covers have a few creases & some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Scotland; ISBN: 1851580670. ISBN/EAN: 9781851580675. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11654. Good Condition
Price: 15.75 (AUD)
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Perturbed Spirits : Book 20.
Bull (Editor), R C
Arthur Barker, London, 1958. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Fair/. Edition Unstated. Ghost stories collected & edited by R. C. Bull. There is a tear about 20mm long at the top of cover adjacent to spine. Covers have some shelf wear. Previous owners name on first title page. Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm-180mm. 191 pages. Covers have some shelf wear, some marking and a few creases. 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: 003141. Fair
Price: 5.67 (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. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). 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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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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Greek Island Mythology
Dowrick, Stephanie
ISBN: 0450018865
New English Library, Great Britain, 1974. 
 Paperback Paperback. Good/. . 123 pages. Covers have light creasing and superficial rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has moderate reading creases. Pages are considerably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0450018865. ISBN/EAN: 9780450018862. Inventory No: 17010190. Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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A Book of Mermaids
Manning-Sanders, Ruth
ISBN: 0416110509
Methuen, London, 1970. Second Printing
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good (ex-library)/Good. Illustrator: Robin Jacques. Second Printing. 128 pages. Front and back hinges are taped. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Edges of boards have substantial wear. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and moderate chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are reasonably tanned. Stories about mermaids come from almost every country by the sea - from Iceland to India; America to Arabia. Most mermaids have flowing golden hair, long graceful tails, and a beauty that lures men to the bottom of the sea. Sven, in the Danish story, "Sven and Lilli," followed Lilli to her ocean home, where "they live happily. And there, in their domed house under the sea, so people say, they are living still. But not all mermaids are beautiful, and some are unchancy creatures indeed. There is a mermaid in the Irish tale, "The Magic Lake," who has "pig's eyes and wolf's teeth, and a mouth ... grinning from ear to ear." And the beautiful mermaid Groach, in the Breton story, "The Groach of the Isle of Lok," casts a spell over handsome young men, marries them, and then turns them into rainbow-colored fish. Illustrator: Robin Jacques. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0416110509. ISBN/EAN: 9780416110500. Inventory No: 17110226. Good (ex-library)
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The Arcadian Cipher : The Quest to Crack the Code of Christianity’s Greatest Secret
Blake, Peter
ISBN: 0330391194
Pan Macmillan, Great Britain, 2001. 
 Paperback Paperback. Good/. . 286 pages. Edgewear and creasing to covers. Minor spine lean. Remainder mark. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0330391194. ISBN/EAN: 9780330391191. Inventory No: 11080022. Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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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)
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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)
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More Than A Prophet
Hession, Brian
Peter Davies, London, 1959. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. . 218 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages. Dust Jacket is fully intact, but has small holes or chips down flap edges and other signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Gift inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 12092109. Good
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
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The Great Treasury of Australian Folklore : Two Centuries of Tales, Epics, Ballads, Myths and Legends
MacDougall, A. K. (compiled)
ISBN: 186503682X
Five Mile Press, Australia, 1994. Reprint
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Near Fine/. Reprint. 414 pages. Minor edgewear to covers. This title contains tales of Spanish galleons, convicts, cannibalism, stories of shipwreck survivors, lost children, black trackers, and bushrangers as well as feats of daring and endurance in the unforgiving outback. Australia's rugged history is evoked in this anthology of tales. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; ISBN: 186503682X. ISBN/EAN: 9781865036823. Inventory No: 11050948. Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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South Seas Myths and Legends
Hanauer, J. E.
ISBN: 0091850401
Hutchinson, Great Britain, 1996. Reprint
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good/. Reprint. 380 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0091850401. ISBN/EAN: 9780091850401. Inventory No: 13100331. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Messianic Legacy
Baigent, Michael & Leigh, Richard & Lincoln, Henry
ISBN: 0552131822
Corgi, Great Britain, 1987. 
 Paperback Paperback. Good/. . 500 pages. Edgewear and minor creasing to covers. Lightly tanned pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0552131822. ISBN/EAN: 9780552131827. Inventory No: 11010646. Good
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
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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
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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)
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Atlantis: The Lost Continent Revealed
Berlitz, Charles
ISBN: 0333378490
Macmillan, Great Britain, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good (ex-library)/Good. First Edition. This is the first UK edition. 223 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean. Dust jacket has moderate creasing. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are lightly tanned. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Archaeology. ISBN: 0333378490. ISBN/EAN: 9780333378496. Inventory No: 13100343. Good (ex-library)
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Legends of Ireland
Garnier, C. M.
World Publishing Company, Great Britain, 1968. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. . 190 pages. Dust jacket has minor bumping to edges. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; Inventory No: 11120517. Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Millennium Prophecies
Skinner, Stephen
ISBN: 1863090487
The Book Company, Sydney, 1994. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. . 160 pages. Book has been water damaged and has rippling of pages and surface tear to inside of front board. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1863090487. ISBN/EAN: 9781863090483. Inventory No: 10080394. Fair
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
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Ancient Tara Legends
Slavin, Michael
ISBN: 0955771102
McGuires, Ireland, 2007. 
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Near Fine/. Illustrator: Glen Tyler. . Inscribed by Author. 49 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Illustrator: Glen Tyler. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0955771102. ISBN/EAN: 9780955771101. Inventory No: 17110239. Near Fine
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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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)
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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)
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Tales from the Roof of the World : Folktales of Tibet
Timpanelli, Gioia
ISBN: 0670712493
Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good (ex-library)/Good. First Edition. Clear plastic protective cover over dustjacket. Usual library stamps, pocket on front end page, moisture rippling to first four pages, dustjacket is taped to inside of covers which has caused localised browning Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0670712493. ISBN/EAN: 9780670712496. Inventory No: 08060057. Good (ex-library)
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The Betrayal of Arthur
Sara Douglass,
ISBN: 0330362194
Macmillan, Sydney, 1999. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Edition Unstated. "From the manuscripts of a twelfth-century English cleric to a New York bestseller, tales of King Arthur & his court permeate our world. But where did the stories start & how much is true? Was Merlin a wise man or a magician? And was King Arthur a great & glorious king or a tragic man doomed from conception. The Betrayal of Arthur is an enchanting exploration of Arthurian legend, twentieth-century sensibilities & the medieval mind." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 325 pages. There is a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block. Covers have some shelf-wear, as well as some bumping to corners and extremiies. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. ISBN: 0330362194. ISBN/EAN: 9780330362191. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18587. Good
Price: 63.00 (AUD)
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Tales and Legends of Morocco
Chimenti, Elisa,
Ivan Obelensky / Astor Books, New York, 1965. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Translated by Arnon Benamy. Illustrated endpaper maps, glossary. Spotting of the page edges, but internally clean, no annotations. Dust wrapper faded around spine, with short tears to top of spine. 47 tales from Morocco, Islamic, Jewish and secular. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVIII, 158 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Morocco; Inventory No: 0273023. Very Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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Encyclopedia of Themes and Subjects in Painting. Mythological, Biblical, Historical, Literary, Allegorical, and Topical
Daniel, Howard,
ISBN: 0810920417
Abrams, New York, 1971. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: various. Reprint. Clean copy, suggestion of grubbing to the corners of the soft other binding, illustrated with both black and white part and page photographs & number of colour plates. Arranged alphabetically. There is a list of illustrations at the rear of the book. The largest part of this book comprises a dictionary of the most common recurring subjects to be found in European painting from the early Renaissance to the mid 19th century. Approximately 300 entries are illustrated by paintings by about 150 artists. – From the introduction by John Berger Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 252 pages. Previous owner's name at the top of the 1st page, browning of the page edges, no other damage.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0810920417. ISBN/EAN: 9780810920415. Inventory No: 0273253. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Harper’s Encyclopedia of Mystical & Paranormal Experience
Guiley, Rosemary Ellen,
ISBN: 0785802029
Castle Books, Edison, New Jersey, 1991. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Drawings & photographs. Reprint. There is no damage to decribe, a clean book, free of annotation. There are some black-and-white illustrations, photographs & drawings. Book has a introduction by Marion Zimmer Bradley, and presents in a convenient A – Z arrangement, the fascinating stories, histories, theories and explanations behind metaphysical phenomena, mystical locations, historical figures and mystical techniques and traditions. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVI, 666 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Drawings & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Mysticism; Paranormal; New Age & Alternative. ISBN: 0785802029. ISBN/EAN: 9780785802020. Inventory No: 0273388. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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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
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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
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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
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The Stone Axe Of Burkamukk
Bruce, Mary Grant,
Ward, Lock and Co Ltd, London, 1922. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: J. Macfarlane. Edition Unstated. foreword by author. Black and white frontispiece and the illustrations within the text have been drawn by J. Macfarlane. Green coloured cloth covered boards with illustration to the front panel and black and pale yellow coloured titles to the front panel and back coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper with brown coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. ''The Stone Axe Of Burkamukk introduces us to some of the oldest of all fairy stories, which, nevertheless, to us are entirely new – stories of the Australian Aborigines were telling their youngsters thousands of years (perhaps) before the white man came.'' -- from rear panel blurb. Softening and a little rubbing of the back strip edges and minor rubbing of the book corners. Age toning and scattered foxing of the text block edges and the pages themselves are age toned. Offset tanning and foxing to the end pages with previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front end page. Some foxing spots to the first few and last few pages of the book. The dustwrapper is chipped at the corners and at the back strip edges. Some rubbing and handling marks are also present. Foxing to the verso. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [4], 5 - 256 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: J. Macfarlane. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Children; Australia; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0123415. Very Good Condition
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Favourite Fairy Tales Told in India
Haviland, Virginia (Retold by),
ISBN: 0316350559
Little, Brown and Company, Boston . Toronto, 1973. Second Printing
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Blair Lent. Second Printing. The text is illustrated with colour illustrations, quarter page, half page, full page and even some double page, by Blair Lent, who also drew the illustration for the dustwrapper. Dark rose coloured cloth covered boards with purple coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Red coloured embossed design to the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper with purple and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. Eight fairy tales that are told in India, that have been selected by Virginia Haviland, and retold for children. The tales include The Banyan Deer, The Alligator and the Jackal and Blind Man, Deaf Man and Donkey. Softening to the backstrip edges with fading to the top book edges and a little rubbing to the lower. Age toning of the textblock edges. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Sunning to the backstrip and fold over edges which also show a few marks. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 7-95, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Blair Lent. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; Children. ISBN: 0316350559. ISBN/EAN: 9780316350556. Inventory No: 0117340. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (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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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
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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
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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
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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 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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The Little Round Garden
Lister, Gladys,
Angus and Robertson, Sydney . London, 1946. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/2 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/2 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Pixie O'Harris and Author. First Edition. Illustrated front free endpaper, in a green colour. Colour illustrated frontispiece, which is a scene from the Walt Disney film Fantasia. The text is illustrated by Pixie O Harris and the author – in a brown colour, as is the text. 1/4 blue coloured cloth back strip with black coloured titles. 3/4 cream-coloured boards with back what coloured illustration and titles. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "This charming fairy tale tells of the adventures of fairies, insects and birds, in a beautiful garden and of the fairy gardener who tends it." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Foxing to the top text block edges and top book edges with tanning of the other edges and pages. Previous owner's name to the top right hand corner of the free front endpaper and original bookseller's rubber stamp to the lower right hand corner of the front paste-down. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Results of insect activity can be seen to the top edge of the rear fold over panel, top edge of the rear panel and to the lower 2 inches of the front fold over panel crease. There is a 2 inch tear to the top left hand corner of the front panel with a similar sized tear to the top edge of the front fold over crease. Sunning of the back strip, rear fold over crease and rear panel. Some handling marks to the dustwrapper also present and browning of the verso. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [10], 3 - 111, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Pixie O'Harris and Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; illustrated; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0121079. Very Good Condition
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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The Dawn of Time: Aboriginal Myths in Paintings
Mountford Charles P.,
ISBN: 0851793045
Rigby Limited, Adelaide, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. First Edition. 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 coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Ainslie Roberts, against a white background with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The retelling of some of the Australian Aboriginal myths as re-told by Charles P. Mountford and drawn by Ainslie Roberts. Rubbing to the back strip edges and to the book corners. Very light age toning of the text block edges. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels. Some marks to the front panel. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 80 pages, last blank,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Art -- Australian ; Australia; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0851793045. ISBN/EAN: 9780851793047. Inventory No: 0121229. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Beauty and the Beast (Miniature Books)
Lamb, Charles,
The Rodale Press, London, 1955. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. Edition Unstated. introduction by Roland Gant. The text is illustrated with coloured black and white illustrations – Illustrator not credited. 1/4 bone coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 blue coloured boards with small white illustrations to the front and rear panels. A retelling of the beauty and the beast fairytale, in verse. A retelling of the beauty and the beast Softening to the back strip edges with chipping to the book corners and lower book edges. Rubbing and marks to the book panels with browning and foxing to the text block edges. Aged honing of the pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers with original bookseller's rubber stamp to the lower right hand corner of the front paste-down. Gift inscription to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 44 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Poetry; Illustrated; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0122048. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Book Of Dede Korkut (Penguin Classics)
Not Stated – Lewis, Geoffrey – Translator,
ISBN: 0140442987
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1974. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. First Edition. introduction by translator, map and notes. Colour illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. "The Book Of Dede Korkut is a collection of 12 stories set in the heroic age of the Orguz Turks. Although reduced to their present form probably after beginning of the 13th century, the stories are much older, combining elements of pre-Islamic nomadic society with later in Islamic culture." -- from the rear panel blurb. Rubbing to the book edges and panels with light browning to the text block edges and age toning of the pages. The first few pages in the last few pages have scattered foxing. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the verso of the front cover and there is scattered foxing to the first few and last few pages of the book. There is a stains to the top half of the page to approximately page 56. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Small Hardcover. [9], 10 - 213, [3] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Turkey; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0140442987. ISBN/EAN: 9780140442984. Inventory No: 0121987. 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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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 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
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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
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Aucassin and Nicolette and Other Mediaeval Romances and Legends
Not Stated (Translator Eugene Mason),
J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., London . New York, 1949. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Reprint. introduction by translator. Illustrated endpapers -- being a peach coloured design. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed publisher's logo to the front book panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Pale purple coloured tint to the top text block edge. Minor bumping and fading to the backstrip edges and book corners. Light age toning of the text block edges and internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper with orange coloured background with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. A few small closed tears to the dustwrapper edges. Darkening of the backstrip. Browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. A selection of tales and romance is from the mediaeval/Middle Ages. In many cases the tales were written in the 13th-century France. Everyman's Library number 497. Size: Small Hardcover. (6), VII-XIX, (2), 2-235, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; France; Mythology. Inventory No: 0112366. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (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
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
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You Be the Judge: The Strange and the Supernatural
Peachment, Brian,
ISBN: 0713116633
Edward Arnold, London, 1975. Reprint
 Softcover (Photographic) Softcover (Photographic). Fair Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. acknowledgements. Black coloured boards with gilt writing on spine. Browning to the paper edges. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing a leaf against a tree bark, with white writing on the front panel and spine. Spine is sunned. "In the Way of the Wizard, Deepak Chopra explains 20 life-enhancing principles for creating the life we want.". Rubbing of the book edges and panels with some creasing of the book corners and back strip corners. Sunning of the panels with some staining to the top right hand corner of the rear panel. Age toning and stains to the text block edges. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the half title page and there is some faint foxing to the page as well stains can be seen to the top right hand corner of the front panel and top left hand corner of the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 165, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0713116633. ISBN/EAN: 9780713116632. Inventory No: 0122578. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
Price: 12.00 (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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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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Farrusco The Blackbird And Other Stories from the Portuguese
Torga, Miguel,
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1950. First Edition
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Gregorio Prieto. First Edition. introduction (and translation) by Denis Brass and acknowledgement. The text is illustrated with four page, black and white illustrations by Gregorio Prieto. Grey coloured boards with dark red illustration, again by Gregorio Prieto, with dark red coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Gregorio Prieto, with dark red colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. A series of short stories from Portugal, with a fresh and intriguing voice, by Miguel Torga. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and bumping to the top book corners. Browning to the textblock edges and of the internal pages. A little chipping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and heavy rubbing and browning to the dustwrapper panels. Sunning to the backstrip. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (6), 7 - 93, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Gregorio Prieto. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Portugal; Inventory No: 0114165. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Dancer of Burton Fair; Folk Tales from Britain
Stuart, Forbes,
ISBN: 0200724606
Abelard Schuman, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Charles Keeping. First Edition. Black and white illustrated endpapers. The text is illustrated with black and white illustrations by Charles Keeping. Dark red coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Charles Keeping, with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. 5 tales from around Britain from a time when each county was very distinctive from another. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and a little bumping to the book corners. Age toning of the textblock edges and very light age toning to the internal pages. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Some sunning to the dustwrapper panels, particularly the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), 7-81, (5) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Charles Keeping. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0200724606. ISBN/EAN: 9780200724609. Inventory No: 0114169. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Myths of the North American Indians
Spence, Lewis,
George G. Harrap & Company Ltd., London Calcutta Sydney, 1927. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: James Jack. Reprint. preface by author, list of illustrations, bibliography and glossy the and index. Map showing the Linguistic Stocks of the North American Indians. Colour illustrated frontispiece, by James Jack, who also drew the colour illustrations within the text. The text also has black-and-white contemporary photography showing the Native American people as they were in the 1920s. Cream-coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Green coloured tints to the top textblock edge. A retelling of some of the native American People mythology. Sampled mythology include, Iroquois, Sioux and Pawnee. softening and rubbing to the head and to the hue of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. The frontispiece has almost come away from the textblock – only the lower 2 inches attached, and the illustration between pages 178 and 179 has completely come away from the textblock. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (4), V - XII, 392, (3) pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: James Jack. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0114601. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Breaking the Magic Spell; Radical Theories of Folk and Fairytales
Zipes, Jack,
ISBN: 0435829866
Heinemann, London, 1979. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Rodney Matthews – Cover Art. First Edition. acknowledgements, prefaced by author, notes and index. Colour illustrated hardcover (wraparound), by Rodney Matthews with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. "The six essays collected in this volume discuss historically and critically the abolition of folk tales as fairy tales, their influence on popular beliefs, the politics behind them and the way they our used in mass media culture today. Folk and fairy tales pervade the everyday world to such a degree that we are sometimes unaware of their enormous influence on our behaviour." – from the verso of the front panel. A little creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Age toning to the textblock edges and there is a stain to the top textblock edge. Handling marks to the internal pages and previous owners name to the top edge of the half title page. Original bookseller's rubber stamp to the lower edge of the half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], IX - XIX, [3], 201, [1 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rodney Matthews – Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0435829866. ISBN/EAN: 9780435829865. Inventory No: 0115007. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Quinkan Country; Adventures in Search of Aboriginal Cave Paintings in Cape York
Trezise P.J,
A.H & A. W. Reed, Sydney, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. First Edition. 154 pp, appendix, preface. line maps on endpapers. Numerous photographic inserts along with black and white drawings within the text by author. Coloured frontis drawn by author. Tan cloth boards with white writing on spine. Slight bumping to corners. Minor shelf wear evidenced on bottom edge. Some dust marks on top edge of paper. Photographic dustwrapper has rubbing along front edge of front cover, and minor rubbing to the back front cover. Top and bottom of spine has loss of colour and creasing. There is a crease along top 1/2 of the back panel. This book is story of one man's search for the art galleries of the Australian Aborigines in Cape York Peninsula, and the adventures and experiences that befell him. It is with his aboriginal friends, reintroduced galleries, that prompt them to tell the author some of their tribal legends. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Mythology ; Religion ; Anthropology ; Australia; Inventory No: win108. Good
Price: 88.00 (AUD)
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The Romans: Their Gods and Their Beliefs (Echoes of the Ancient World)
Lyttelton, Margaret and Forman, Werner,
ISBN: 0856134732
Orbis Publishing Limited, London, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Acknowledgements, suggestions for further reading and index. Butter coloured and pages. The text is illustrated with copious colour photography. 1/4 black coloured cloth covered back strip with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 colour photographic laminated boards with red coloured titles to the front panel. Unlike most books that deal with the ancient Roman gods, this book is not just a listing of the gods themselves, but, also how these gods and belief systems worked on a daily, cultural and societal basis. A little rubbing of the book corners, back strip corners and to the book panels themselves. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [6], 7 - 128 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sociology and Culture; Roman; Ancient (BC); Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0856134732. ISBN/EAN: 9780856134739. Inventory No: 0124726. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Australian Legendary Tales
Parker, Mrs. K. Langloh – Collected by (Drake-Brockman, H. – Editor),
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1963. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Elizabeth Durack. Reprint. About the Stories, About the Pictures, five appendices, glossary and bibliography. Illustrated end pages, title page and frontispiece and all the drawings within the text have been done by Elizabeth Durack. Brown coloured boards with self embossed illustration to the front panel with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Elizabeth Durack, with black, blue yellow and pale green coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. These tales were collected by the Mrs Langloh Parker in the late 19th century and published in 1896. "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." – from the front fold over panel blurb. This book was first published in 1953. Softening of the back strip edges with a little bumping of the top book corners. The front panel has started to bow and there is uniform light tanning of the text block edges and pages. Faint foxing to the text block edges, more particularly to the top text block edge. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the back strip edges. There is a transverse tear to the top edge of the back strip which has been supported via tape to the verso. Fading of the back strip with some rubbing of the panels. The rear panel shows handling marks and stains. Foxing to the verso. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - XIV, [2], 237, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Elizabeth Durack. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Australia; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0125240. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Hamish Hamilton Book of Kings
Farjeon, Eleanor & Mayne, William – Collectors and Editors,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1971. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Victor Ambrus. Reprint. acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings, some full page, as others half page and quarter page, or executed by Victor Ambrus. Blue coloured boards with silver coloured titles backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, again by Victor Ambrus, with blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The editors "... have made a collection of stories and poems about kings." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges with chipping to the backstrip edges. Some are fading to the backstrip with yellowing of the white colour of the background of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], VII - X, [1], 241, [1] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Victor Ambrus. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0116635. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The One Who Set out to Study the Fear
Redgrove, Peter,
ISBN: 0747501874
Bloomsbury, London, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Jeff Fisher. First Edition. Blue coloured endpapers. At the beginning of each tale is a small black-and-white illustration, by Jeff Fisher. Blue coloured boards with gilt embossed stars and author's initials to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. Gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Jeff Fisher, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. A retelling of some of the stories gathered by the brothers Grimm, and, as the front fold over panel blurb states " ... Peter Redgrove gives to the retelling of each story at its own pace and a manner suitable for the present day. Each is carefully rooted in the original, but casting an individual and energetic style that is both disrespectful and enchanting." Minor rubbing to the backstrip edges and book corners. Browning of the textblock edges and age toning of the pages. The remains of the removal of a price sticker can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [10], 3-183, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Jeff Fisher. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0747501874. ISBN/EAN: 9780747501879. Inventory No: 0116642. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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On Seashore Far A Green Oak Towers
Various Authors,
ISBN: 5050011647
Raduga Publishers, Moscow, 1983. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Oleg Korovin. Reprint. Illustrated endpapers, with coloured illustrations (quarter page and full-page) by Oleg Korovin. Illustrated laminated boards with white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. A series of stories for children by various Russian authors, including Alexander Pushkin, Lev Tolstoy and Vladimir Dahl, illustrated by Oleg Korovin. Rubbing to the backstrip corners, book corners and book panels. Light age toning of the textblock edges. Original price can be seen to the top right-hand corner to the verso of the rear free end paper. Second Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], 5-125, [3] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Oleg Korovin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Russia; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 5050011647. ISBN/EAN: 9785050011640. Inventory No: 0116897. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Yarns around the Campfire
Hulme, Neil,
ISBN: 0959003290
Self Published, Tumut, 1993. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Andrew Scholz and Keith Nickles and Photography. First Edition. acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with black and white cartoons drawn by Andrew Scholz and Keith Nickles and black-and-white photographs. Illustrated hardcover with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear book panel. Tales tall and true, poetry and of the author from the Snowy Mountains to the Gulf of Carpenteria. Signed by the author on the title page. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges, panels and either side of the backstrip. Some marks to the rear book panel with light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. 80 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Andrew Scholz and Keith Nickles and Photography. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Humour; Australia; Poetry. ISBN: 0959003290. ISBN/EAN: 9780959003291. Inventory No: 0117621. 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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Goanna; A Narrative With Illustrations by Author
Wallace-Crabbe, Robin,
ISBN: 0949559016
Ray Hughes Gallery, Red Hill, Brisbane, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Robin Wallace-Crabbe. First Edition. Bright orange coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 14 black-and-white woodcuts by author. Illustrated card cover, again by author, with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear book panel. A comic social satire on Australian society. Creasing to the book corners with reading creases to the backstrip. Light age toning of the textblock edges. There is a area of erosion to the lower left-hand corner of the rear panel, commensurate with removal of a sticker. Size: Trade Paperback. [8], IX - XIV, [1], 2-202, [2] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Robin Wallace-Crabbe. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australia; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0949559016. ISBN/EAN: 9780949559012. Inventory No: 0117650. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Aphrodite’s Fables From a Fitzroy Squat
Sidney, Pamela,
ISBN: 064602292X
Isis = Maat Publications, Mt. Waverley, Victoria, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Ted Lord. First Edition. Aphrodite's aphrodisiacs, Aphrodite's healthy food hints and bibliography. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Ted Lord, who also drew the front cover illustration. Purple coloured card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel. Aphrodite, ancient Greek goddess of fertility and love, suddenly finds herself in Melbourne in 1991. She lives with Harry, Jet and Brenda in a church squat in Fitzroy and, "... Through her eyes, her thoughts and comments, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy and its environs become The Centre of the World for a few magical weeks." -- from rear panel blurb. Author's first work. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Fading to the backstrip and lighter fading to the book panels. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. [1], I - V, 61, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ted Lord. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 064602292X. ISBN/EAN: 9780646022925. Inventory No: 0117959. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Tokolosh
Segal, Ronald,
Sheed and Ward, London and New York, 1960. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: David Marais. First Edition. The text is illustrated with black and white drawings by David Marais, who also did the drawing on the front panel. Black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The Tokolosh is a sort of African Puck, and the story is set in a South Africa with a mounting tension and growing desperation as apartheid comes into being. As the rear panel blurb states, the story "... concerns what happens when the inhabitants of the African Townships outside a certain South African Town break out in protest against a bus there increased which is trifling in itself but heavenly burdensome to their pitiful budgets. The will to protest, the will to unite, the will to laugh at the wooden-faced absurdities of racial discrimination – these find their symbol in the figure of the Tokolosh, whose power is told on the frightening morning when the great cities left almost helpless, because it's black servants had refused to come." A little creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Sunning to the book panels with browning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. 96, [2] pages.. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: David Marais. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; South Africa; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0118019. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Myths & Legends
Cottrell, Arthur,
ISBN: 0732200997
Collins Publishers Australia, Sydney, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. introduction, Micropedia, further reading and index. Deep yellow coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs, colour and black-and-white illustrations and maps. Tan coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and brown coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. "The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Myths and Legends is a new and comprehensive guide to its subjects which includes individual entries for more than 1250 characters of myths and legends from 18 different cultural traditions around the world." -- from the front of a panel blurb. Softening and rubbing to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the lower edges. Chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and creasing to the top edge. Fading to the backstrip. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [6], 7-260 pages, . Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0732200997. ISBN/EAN: 9780732200992. Inventory No: 0118866. This book weighs over 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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Australian Wildlife Stories
Wannan, Bill – Editor,
Universal Books, Hong Kong, 1981. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Robin Hill. Reprint. acknowledgements, index of authors, introduction by editor. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece and illustrations within the text have all been done by Robin Hill. Brown coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with black coloured title to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of editor to the rear fold over panel. "Australian Wildlife Stories will give many hours of pleasure to all who are interested in the ways of the Australian wild – and that includes most people. Here are superbly written tales of Hunter and hunted – and not only of men against animal, but sometimes animal against animal as in Frank Dalby Davidson's unforgettable 'The Good Season' and in the powerful stories of Henry G. Lamond." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Other authors include Alan Marshall, Sands Palmer, John Bechervaise and Eric Lambert. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the textblock edges. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. There is a 0.25 " tear to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel with associated creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [18], 204, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Robin Hill. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0119225. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Prince Prigio & Prince Ricardo (The Children’s Illustrated Classics)
Lang, Andrew,
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co Inc, London . New York, 1961. First Edition
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. First Edition. introduction by Roger Lancelyn Green, list of illustrations and preface by author. Illustrated endpapers showing Dragon / ghost illustrations reproduced multiple times. Colour illustrated frontispiece, with another three coloured plates within the text and numerous black and white line drawings by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. Beige coloured cloth covered boards with an imprint of the Dragon / ghost illustration of the endpapers, (please see photographs) with blue embossed coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of the frontispiece, with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Prince Prigio & Prince Ricardo were first published in 1889 and 1893 respectively and tell the tale of princes and princesses and happily ever after. Softening of the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels with a little funding of the backstrip. There is the remains of a sticker to the backstrip. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], VII - XVII, [3], 3-171, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; illustrated; Children. Inventory No: 0119227. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Wise Men of Chelm
Tenenbaum, Samuel,
Collier-Macmillan Ltd, London, 1969. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Zevi Blum. First Edition. preface by author. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Zevi Blum, also drew the illustration for the front panel. Yellow and black coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the backstrip. A series of folktales celebrating the misadventures of the townsfolk of the mythological shtetl of Chelm. Creasing to the book corners with reading creases to the backstrip. Two half creases to the front panels with a small chip to the top right hand corner of the backstrip. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Original bookseller's stamp to the top left hand corner of the verso of the front panel. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 191, [1] pages,. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Zevi Blum. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Judaica; Inventory No: 0119413. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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El Cid: Soldier and Hero
Gefaell De Vivanco, Maria Luisa,
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Laszlo Gal. First Edition. The illustrated end pages, numerous drawings (full-page, quarter page and half page) and illustrated boards have all been drawn by Laszlo Gal. White coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for underlying boards, white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The retelling of the story and adventures of the 11th century Spanish Christian champion – El Cid for younger readers. Rubbing of the top back strip edge and lower book edges. Age toning of the text block edges. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. There is 1/2 inch split to the top edge of the front fold over crease. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [9], 10 - 137, [4] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Laszlo Gal. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Children; Spain; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Military & Warfare. Inventory No: 0125443. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault (Penguin Classics)
Perrault, Charles (Brereton, Geoffrey – Translator),
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1957. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. First Edition. Introduction by translator. At the beginning of each small tale is a black and white woodcut illustrations. Illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The original source of some of the world's most famous fairytales – Little Red Riding Hood, The Sleeping Beauty and Bluebeard – for example, lay at the pen of the 17th-century Frenchman, Charles Perrault. Who, like the Grimm brothers in Germany a century later, collected fairytales and folklore from France and put them in to a book form. New translation by Geoffrey Brereton. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with a little sunning of the back strip. Uniform tanning of text block edges and pages. The book has been stored improperly, and is quite buckled and "bumped". First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [8], IX - XLI, 3] 3 - 113, [5 – of which two are further pages of titles from the publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; France; 17th-century; Inventory No: 0125084. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Beowulf: A Verse Translation , Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)
Alexander, Michael – Translator,
ISBN: 0140449310
W. W. Norton & Company, New York -- London, 2003. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Acknowledgements, preface and introduction by translator, genealogical tables, further reading, a note on the text, notes, map and index of proper names. Colour photographic paperback binding with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. "Beowulf is the greatest surviving work of literature in Old English, unparalleled in its epic scale and scope. It tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and his battles, first with the monster Grendel, who has laid waste to the great Hall of the Danish king Hrothgar, then with Grendel's avenging mother and finally with a dragon that is devastating his homeland. Through its blend of history, legend and myth, Beowulf vividly evokes a twilight world in which men and supernatural forces live side-by-side, and celebrates the endurance of the human spirit in a transient world." – from rear panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book edges and panels with very minimal age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 136, [6] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; Early (0-1000 AD); Poetry. ISBN: 0140449310. ISBN/EAN: 9780140449310. Inventory No: 0125045. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The Quest of the Holy Grail (Penguin Classics)
Matarasso, P. M. – Translator,
ISBN: 0140442200
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1986. Reprint
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Reprint. Acknowledgements, introduction by translator and notes. Colour illustrated paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. In this book the underlying theme is not a romance, but of spiritual fable. For, as the rear panel blurb states " ... The Quest is an absorbing and radiant allegory of Mann's equally perilous search for the grace of God." Creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. There is a crease that runs the full length of the front panel, closest to the back strip. Age toning of the text book edges and pages and the rear panel shows quite a nasty abrasion – please see photograph. The top right hand corner of the half title page has been clipped and there is a black marker splotch to the same area. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 304 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0140442200. ISBN/EAN: 9780140442205. Inventory No: 0125037. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines
Smith, William Ramsay,
ISBN: 0091850398
Senate, Twickenham, Middlesex, 1998. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. preface by author and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Sepia toned photographic frontispiece, showing Aborigines of the North Musgrave Ranges. Colour illustrated paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and black and tan coloured titles to the back strip. First published in 1930, explaining the somewhat odd pagination at the beginning of the book, as it is a reproduction of that book. "The ritual of Aboriginal origins and of the natural world of the Australian outback are here gathered together by William Ramsey Smith. First published in 1930, Myths & Legends of the Aborigine places these legends in the context of the religion, kinship, and societal ties of this most ancient of people." – from the rear panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book edges and panels. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and pages. Full Number Line. Size: Trade Paperback. [12], 17 - 355, [11] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0091850398. ISBN/EAN: 9780091850395. Inventory No: 0124956. 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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Perrault’s Complete Fairy Tales
Perrault, Charles ,
Constable & Company Limited, London, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: W. Heath Robinson. First Edition. prefatory Note. The text is illustrated with wonderful black-and-white W. Heath Robinson drawings. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured embossed decoration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Title says it all. Rubbing to the back strip corners and to the book corners. Browning and faint foxing to the text block edges with fading to the top quarter of the front panel and to the back strip. Offset tanning and foxing to the endpapers with the lower right hand corner of page VII missing. Age toning of the pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right hand corner of the front paste-down. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 183, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: W. Heath Robinson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Mythology ; illustrated; front; Inventory No: 0120728. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Chinese Creeds & Customs: Three Volumes
Burkhardt, V. R. (Valentine Rodolphe),
South China Morning Post, Ltd., Hong Kong, 1966. Reprint
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: By Author. Reprint. Volume 1:-- [4], V - X, 180, [V – index, [1] pages, foreword by author, list of illustrations and the aforementioned index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white and occasional coloured drawing by the author. Red coloured boards with black coloured illustration and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Volume 2: – [4], V - X 201, [11 – of which 10 have been numbered with – index] pages, foreword by author, list of illustrations, three appendices, index and bibliography. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white drawings by the author. Red coloured boards with black coloured illustration and titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel. Volume 3: – [10], 164, [18 – of which seven have been paginated with is for the index] pages, foreword by author list of plates, appendix and bibliography. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations by author. Red coloured boards with black coloured illustration and titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. This book is a second edition and has been published in 1959. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A three volume set that the author collected during his tenure as a British soldier in China in the early to mid part of the 20th century. The myths, customs, holidays, celebrations of the Chinese. Volume 1: – softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Light age toning of the text block edges and pages with foxing to the endpapers. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges with creasing of the top edge. Rubbing and handing marks of the dustwrapper with foxing of the fold over panels. Volume 2: – softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages and offset panning and foxing to the endpapers. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with rubbing and handling marks of the panels. Foxing to the fold over creases and to the verso. Volume 3: – softening of the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the corners. Foxing to the text block edges and to the paste-downs. Chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and back strip edge. Small tears in creasing to the top dustwrapper edge. Rubbing and handling marks of the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: By Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; History. Inventory No: 0120793. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition
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Sartor Resartus & On Heroes – Worship and the Heroic in History (Everyman’s Library)
Carlyle, Thomas,
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co Inc, London and New York, 1911. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. introduction by William Henry Hudson and index. Illustrated endpapers – showing an art nouveau design in a pale green – please see photograph. Brick coloured cloth coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed decoration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles and decoration to the back strip. Dark blue coloured tint to the top text block edge. Two works from this author – the first being the author's reading throughout his life and the whyfor of so; and, his classic Heroes and heroic worship throughout history. Everyman's Library. Softening of the back strip with a little rubbing of the book corners. Some flecking along the front fore edges with light age toning of the text block edges and pages and a few foxing spots to the text block edge. Offset tanning and a couple of stains to the first few pages of the book. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [6], VII - X, 474, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. Inventory No: 0120804. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (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
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Red Thread
Jose, Nicholas,
ISBN: 1740640136
Hardie Grant Books, South Yarra, Victoria, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Colour illustrated paperback binding with gold and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The story of three people, Shen – and appraiser for an auction house in Shanghai, Ruth and Australian artist, and, Han – beautiful and enigmatic who complicates Ruth and Shen's relationship. "Their lives mysteriously mirror the characters in an old book, Six Chapters of a Floating Life – a book missing its ending. Shen's search for those lost chapters moves from curiosity to desperation as he realises that the fate of the lovers depends on it." -- from rear panel blurb. Rubbing of the book edges and panels. Some marks to the text block edges. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. 254, [2] pages,. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; China; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1740640136. ISBN/EAN: 9781740640138. Inventory No: 0121017. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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Myths of Britain
Senior, Michael
ISBN: 0856132446
Orbis , London, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Some foxing to reverse of jacket. 242 pages. Text body is clean and free from underlining and highlighting.. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Early (0-1000 AD); ISBN: 0856132446. ISBN/EAN: 9780856132445. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51585. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.50 (AUD)
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New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology
Not Stated,
ISBN: 0600023508
Hamlyn, London, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). 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. A little creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Reading creases to the back strip with fading also present. Uniform tanning of the text block edges along with a few marks. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [4], V - XI, [2], 2 - 500 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600023508. ISBN/EAN: 9780600023500. Inventory No: 0124358. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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New Larousse Encyclopedia 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
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Scandinavian Mythology
Davidson, H. R. Ellis ( Hilda ),
ISBN: 0600036375
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. The spine section is faded, and slightly rubbed at the bottom. There is no damage to the book, no one notations except for previous owners name on the half title page. Illustrated with black-and-white, and colour photographs, and with a further reading list and index. The author brings vividly to life the world of mighty warriors, ruthless gods, giants, dwarfs, elves and strange beasts. She shows how Christianity gradually spread it overcame the old religion. But for many years stories and carving showed the 2 religions strangely intermingled. – Front fold over blurb Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 141 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Scandinavia; ISBN: 0600036375. ISBN/EAN: 9780600036371. Inventory No: 0273404. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (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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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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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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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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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
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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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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)
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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)
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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
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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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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
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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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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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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
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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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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 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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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: 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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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: 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: 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Troublesome Corpses: Campires & Revenants from Antiquity to the Present
Keyworth, David
Desert Island Books, UK, 2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Signed by Author. Some text on the early and rear pages have transferred to the opposite pages; still readable, main body of text clean. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Minor marks/wear to boards, jacket, page edges. Signed by Author. Very Good Condition
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27289  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales
Andersen, Hans
Folio Society, UK, 2001. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: W. Heath Robinson. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Minor marks and wear to book. Illustrator: W. Heath Robinson. Very Good Condition
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
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Atlantis: The Lost Continent Finally Found : The Definitive Localization of Plato’s Lost Civilization
Santos, Arysio
Atlantis Publications, USA, 2011. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN/EAN: 9781556439568. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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