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The British ( Myths and Legends ) (originally published as Hero Myths & Legends of the British Race)
Ebbutt, M. I. (Matthews, John – editor ),
ISBN: 1859580017
Senate , London, 1994. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Black-and-white plates. Reprint. 16 chapters cover 16 different aspects of English and even French history and mythology. No damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [26], 374 pages including glossary and index, in original colour illustrated softcover binding. there is no damage to describe apart from aged toning of the page edges. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Black-and-white plates. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain; ISBN: 1859580017. ISBN/EAN: 9781859580011. Inventory No: 0267762. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Biblische Gestalten in der Legende
Weissmann, Frieda,
J. Kauffmann, Frankfurt am Main, 1928. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. not Indicated. 250 g; 88 pages, last three pages advertisements, 10 stories taken from the Bible (Old Testament). Aside from part of the binding being visible between pages 32 and 33, the book is in good order. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0213062. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Feminist Fables
Namjoshi, Suniti,
ISBN: 1875559191
Spinifex Press, North Melbourne, 1993. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. A reworking of fairy tales from the Greek and Sanskrit no damage to describe Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 133 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Mythology & Folk Tales; Folklore; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1875559191. ISBN/EAN: 9781875559190. Inventory No: 0263657. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
Price: 111.00 (AUD)
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The Dhammapada. The path of perfection. Translated from the pali... with an introduction by Juan Mascaró.
Mascaro, Juan -- translator,
ISBN: 0140442847
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1984. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. On the 1st page there is a stamp "blurb library do not remove". No other damage. The book is a collection of aphorisms which illustrate the Buddhist dhamma or moral system. Size: 18 cm. 96 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; India; Ancient (BC); Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0140442847. ISBN/EAN: 9780140442847. Inventory No: 0266788. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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The Monsters and the Critics: And Other Essays. edited by Christopher Tolkien
Tolkien J. R. R.,
ISBN: 026110263X
HarperCollins, London, 1997. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. clean copy, no damage apart from half a rubber star stamped to the bottom edge. 7 essays were with one exception delivered as general lectures on particular occasions, and while they mostly arose out of Tolkien's work in mediaeval literature, they are accessible to all people. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Europe; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 026110263X. ISBN/EAN: 9780261102637. Inventory No: 0264731. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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A Selection of Sixteen Grimm’s Fairy Tales
Bros Grimm,
Harper of Holloway, London, No date. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: F. W. Darlington. no Indication. 250 g; 60 pages, 16 stories, with 16 full-page colour illustrations. In original dark green cloth covered boards, with an inset colour illustration on the front panel beneath gilt titling, with gilt titling to the spine. Slight rubbing at the corners of the boards, otherwise a clean sound copy. Probably published 1948 -- 1958. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: F. W. Darlington. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0228679. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
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The Wonderful Story of Zaal; A Persian Legend
Batmanglij, M. & Batmanglij, N.,
ISBN: 0934211019
Mage Pub, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 1986. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Franta. First Edition. 700 g; not paginated, 48 pages, text in Farsi, and English, illustrated throughout in colour. Illustrated end pages. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Handling marks, and a half inch tear to the bottom left of the rear panel of the jacket. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Franta. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0934211019. ISBN/EAN: 9780934211017. Inventory No: 0219485. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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Gnomes
Huygen Wil,
ISBN: 0810909650
Abrams, New York, 1977. 
  Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. First Edition. 1.2 kg; 212 pp, all in colour, hundreds of illustrations; maps, diagrams. Illustrated endpapers. Previous owner's name on verso of ffep. Colour illustrated dustjacket, slightly discoloured on the spine section from sunlight. The book itself shows no damage. A delight to the eye and filled with verbal fun this is a book to show little ones, as a spoof of scientific studies for sophisticate, and is a charming piece of made up reality for every reader. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustrated; ISBN: 0810909650. ISBN/EAN: 9780810909656. Inventory No: 0228665. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 38.50 (AUD)
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
ISBN: 1851700110
Bracken Books, London, 1986. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Facsimile Edition. 1.0 kg; XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, frontispiece, 34 monochrome drawings and paintings. A clean copy, with only slight ruffling of the top edge of the jacket. This volume deals with the prose or verse tales styled Romances, as told in one of the Romance languages, being mainly in deed of French origin. The book is divided into two parts, the first giving an account of the character and development of Romance, which in the second and larger division is represented by typical tales from its various schools. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 1851700110. ISBN/EAN: 9781851700110. Inventory No: 0261888. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Background to the Long Search
Smart, Ninian,
ISBN: 0563127791
British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1977. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographic. First Edition. trace of foxing to the top edge of the text block, and a small insect damage mark to the left-hand side of the rear free end page. No other damage to describe. Although published to accompany a television series, the book stands in its own right as introduction to the living religions of the world, describing the practices and beliefs of a religion or group of religions. Size: Quarto. 314 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0563127791. ISBN/EAN: 9780563127796. Inventory No: 0237481. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Davey, Gwenda & Seal, David,
ISBN: 0195530578
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1993. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 980 g; xviii, 381 pp., includes appendices; a bibliographic guide to Australian folklore, serials and articles, and collections. Alphabetically arranged. Entries range from the descriptive (gum leaf playing) to the analytical (popular culture and folklore); from country halls to graffiti to archival preservation of audiotapes; from the Bunyip to Greek blues; from chain letters to patchwork quilts and Wagga rugs. Also included are biographies of notables in the folklore field, and short entries on myths and heroes such as Ned Kelly, Henry Lawson, the wild colonial boy and the dog on the Tucker Box. Many entries contain references for those wishing to read further on a particular topic, and an appendix supplies bibliographic guidance researches. The book and dust jacket shown no damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Folk Song; ISBN: 0195530578. ISBN/EAN: 9780195530575. Inventory No: 0232191. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT; 16 Volumes A Plain and Literal Translation of The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments & SUPPLEMENTAL NIGHTS; to the Book of the Thousand and One nights with Notes, Anthropological and Explanatory
Burton, Sir Richard -- Translator,
The Burton Club, America, 1975. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Volume 1 has the previous owner's name and the purchase price in 1977 in ink on the lower right hand corner of the front free end page. There is no other damage to describe. 10 gilt decorated hardcover volumes plus 6 argent ( silver) decorated supplemental volumes. All volumes have untrimmed front edges, and top edges tinted a pale burgundy. Apart from the singular annotation, the books do not appear to have been opened. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Arabia; Inventory No: 0238966. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 1760.00 (AUD)
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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales
Grimm, Jacob W. & Grimm, Wilhelm K.,
ISBN: 0880295198
Barnes & Nobles Books, New York, 2001. 
  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 BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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European Mythology
Simpson, Jacqueline,
ISBN: 0600342913
Hamlyn, London, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. Second Impression. 144 pages, indexed, includes a further reading list. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white reproductions of artworks, and photographs, and colour illustrations. Colour illustrated laminated binding. Apart from an incongruous few spots of foxing to the front free end page, the book is without damage. Here are the persistently recurring thought patterns, beliefs and stories, which was century shaped the European peasant's outlook. This folklore is "mythology" in that it is concerned with supernatural forces as real entities in the everyday world. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600342913. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342915. Inventory No: 0227535. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
ISBN: 0517259133
Bell Publishing Company, New York, 1978. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Damaged/Good. Illustrator: Various. Facsimile Edition. XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, frontispiece, seven other plates in colour, 26 monochrome drawings and paintings. The top edge of the text block has five indentations, which might be insect origin, or someone may have been playing with a drill. Rubbing to the base edge of the boards, handling marks visible on the back panel of the dust jacket, which also has a half inch tear at the bottom left, and a 3/4" tear at the top right of the rear panel, and shows water damage to the top third of the rear panel and the bottom quarter of the same. The book itself appears to be free of any water damage . This volume and 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. -- from the preface Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517259133. ISBN/EAN: 9780517259139. Inventory No: 0221420. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
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. 
  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: Large Octavo. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: By Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; History. Inventory No: 0120793. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 66.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- Fabled Lands
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408922
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1986. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 143 pp., gilt decorated boards with large plate tipped in on front cover. yellow silk ribbon page marker. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Lavish black and white and colour pictures. Bibliography. a clean and tidy copy. The dustjacket has at 4 corners of the front panel and that the lower 2 corners of the rear panel as well as slight chipping of the head of the spine. Internally clean and sound First Illustrated Edition, or first by this illustrator and in this format. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408922. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408929. Inventory No: 0263747. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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Legends from Eastern Lands
Tichy, Jaroslav,
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Troup, Miloslav. First Edition. 230 pp., illustrated endpapers, illustrated title page, and numerous full-page and part page illustrations throughout the book in colour. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. There is a hint of foxing at the base of the rear board otherwise the book is neat and tidy, previous owner's name sticker top of the front end page, and bat mitzvah note from a friend on the 1st page, the dustwrapper has Quite some rubbing and chipping and tearing especially on the rear panel. The author has taken traditional eastern stories, and with the richly coloured illustrations has captured all the splendour and enchantment. Size: quarto - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Troup, Miloslav. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0266450. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Davey, Gwenda & Seal, David,
ISBN: 0195530578
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1993. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 980 g; xviii, 381 pp., includes appendices; a bibliographic guide to Australian folklore, serials and articles, and collections. Alphabetically arranged. Entries range from the descriptive (gum leaf playing) to the analytical (popular culture and folklore); from country halls to graffiti to archival preservation of audiotapes; from the Bunyip to Greek blues; from chain letters to patchwork quilts and Wagga rugs. Also included are biographies of notables in the folklore field, and short entries on myths and heroes such as Ned Kelly, Henry Lawson, the wild colonial boy and the dog on the Tucker Box. Many entries contain references for those wishing to read further on a particular topic, and an appendix supplies bibliographic guidance researches. The book and dust jacket shown no damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Folk Song; ISBN: 0195530578. ISBN/EAN: 9780195530575. Inventory No: 0262728. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Eranos Jahrbuch 1956 Band XXV " Der Mensch Und Das Schopferische
Frosse-Kapteyn, Olga,
Rhein Verlag, Zurich, 1957. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. text in german with some articles in english. 520 pp., text illustrated with 1 picture, 1 illustration. Top edge tinted orange. Original wrap-around band over the dustwrapper. The book itself has no obvious faults. The dustwrapper is slightly edgeworn and chipped, as is the wrap-around band. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion; Inventory No: 0204823. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0204823  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore
Scott, Bill -- Compiler,
ISBN: 0727103121
Summit Books, Sydney, 1978. 
  Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 1.8 kg; 432 pages, last three pages blank, appendix, index. numerous black-and-white drawings, and reproductions of paintings and advertisements etc; monotone green line drawings, musical scores. Divided into five sections, The History That Shaped a Tradition; Traditional Songs; The Tall Story; Poems and Ballads; and Oddments and Fragments; along with an appendix of the museums of Australia. "Using material written at the time, this book looks at the History that shaped our tradition -- the initial struggle for survival, the suffering of the convicts , the isolation from all that was familiar, the distances tramped from one job to the next, the necessity for "sticking together" which formed the code of mateship, the struggles of the squatters and the free selectors, the excitement of the gold rushes and the hardships of the diggers, and especially the daring exploits of the bushrangers." slight rubbing to the base edge of the colour illustrated front board. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Folk Song; ISBN: 0727103121. ISBN/EAN: 9780727103123. Inventory No: 0213799. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
The Gresham Publishing Company, London, No date. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. no Indication. 1.150 kg; XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, colour frontispiece with tissue guard, seven other plates in colour, 26 monochrome drawings and paintings (the one at page 274/275 has partially come away). Top edge of text block tinted a dark green, with the spine, and front board, titled with dark red ink, and a small decoration in lemon yellow. Slight bumping to the spine at the bottom, and rubbing of the lower corners of the cloth, and there is a chip to the cloth on the front edge approximately 3 inches from the top. . This volume and deals with the prose or verse tales styled Romances, as told in one of the Romance languages, being mainly indeed of French origin. The book is divided into two parts, the first giving an account of the character and development of Romance, which in the second and larger division is represented by typical tales from its various schools. -- from the preface. Published at the beginning of the last century Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0221286. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
ISBN: 0517259133
Bell Publishing Company, New York, 1978. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Damaged/Good. Illustrator: Various. Facsimile Edition. XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, frontispiece, seven other plates in colour, 26 monochrome drawings and paintings. This volume and 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. -- from the preface There is a short tear at the top right hand of the rear panel of the dust wrapper. There is no other damage to declare, the book is clean and free of annotation. This is the first printing by this publisher of the 1913 edition complete with colour illustrations Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517259133. ISBN/EAN: 9780517259139. Inventory No: 0267640. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- Fairies and Elves
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408817
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1986. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Third Printing. 1.0 kg; 143 pp., Illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour drawings. Silk place marker ribbon. Price in ink on front endpage. :-(. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408817. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408813. Inventory No: 0225693. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- Water Spirits
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408906
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1986. 
  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 BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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The Golden Man; A Quest for Eldorado
von Hagen, Victor W.,
ISBN: 0347000061
Saxon House, London, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 820 g.; XIV, 338 pages, list of illustrations, Exordium to a factual myth, bibliography. Brown coloured endpapers. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing a solid gold figure. The text is illustrated with 66 black and white photographs and a few colour photographs. The dustjacket has faded on the left-hand side of the front panel and has a 0.5 inch tear at the top right of the rear panel. The front panel has a 1.0 inch tear at the top right-hand corner. Ownership inscription on the bottom right-hand corner of the front free end page with a sticker stain at the top left of the same. No other damage to describe. This is the history of Eldorado. From being a single golden man the myth has evolved into a city of gold. In this book the author follows the footsteps of many predecessors looking for the legendary city of gold. He discusses the myth, the heroics and the history of untold deaths that Eldorado has caused throughout the ages. . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History -- South America; Exploration; ISBN: 0347000061. ISBN/EAN: 9780347000062. Inventory No: 0230871. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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South American Mythology
Osborne, Harold,
ISBN: 0600342816
The Hamlyn Publishing Group, London, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Second Impression. 900 g; 144 pages, includes further reading list, index. The text is illustrated throughout with full , and part page photographs and reproductions in both colour and black-and-white. First published in 1968 and a revised in 1983. This book tells the stories of the Indian people of South America, their traditions and beliefs: the divine origin of the Inca; The Myths Of Collao, Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600342816. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342816. Inventory No: 0230607. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Indian Mythology
Ions, Veronica,
ISBN: 0600342859
Newnes, Middlesex, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. 3rd Impression. 900 g; 144 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour photographs with supporting text. In original photographic illustrated hardcover binding. Covering the early deities, development of the Bahmanic age, Hindu mythology Buddhist mythology and Jainist mythology. The book shows no damage. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600342859. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342854. Inventory No: 0230608. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
ISBN: 0600342883
Hamlyn, London, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Third Impression. IV, 144 pages, introduction by author, further reading list, acknowledgements and index. Illustrated frontispiece, showing a mosaic of Apollo. The text is illustrated with numerous coloured and black-and-white photographs. Illustrated front cover, showing a Roman mosaic of Ganymede and the Eagle, with black writing on the front panel and spine. Apart from a couple of foxing spots to the front free end page and half title page, the book shows no damage. " This book traces the growth of Roman belief on primitive to take Religion. It shows how, with the expansion of empire, Rome opened up to a great influx of exotic religion and philosophy and these are also described. Epicureanism, Stoicism, Mithraism, the cult of Isis and other creeds all struggled for ascendancy until finally giving way to the new import from the east: Christianity." From the front paste down panel. Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600342883. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342885. Inventory No: 0230610. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- Water Spirits
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408906
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1990. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. 4th Printing. 143 pp., gilt decorated boards with large plate tipped in on front cover. yellow silk ribbon page marker. Marbled endpapers. Clean and tidy copy. Covering aspects of marine folklore with lavish black and white and colour pictures. Bibliography. The place marker ribbon is slightly frayed. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408906. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408905. Inventory No: 0234133. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFOR ORDERING. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0234133  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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