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Myths, Legends & Folklore

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1 Adams, Richard The Iron Wolf and Other Stories
London Allen Lane 1980 071391341X / 9780713913415 First Hardcover with dust Jacket Very Good Very Good Gilbert, Yvonne; Campbell, Jennifer 
A collection of "nineteen enchanting folk-tales from almost as many parts of the world - from Europe to China and from Polynesia to the Arctic Circle. Each has a special magic..." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Aesop; Detmold, Edward J. The fables of Aesop
London Hodder & Stoughton Hard Cover Poor Demold, Edward J. 
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. 
Price: 275.00 AUD
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3 Andersen, Hans Christian The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories
New York Barnes & Noble 2007 0760776075 / 9780760776070 Hard Cover Very Good 
Red leather boards with gilt decoration, pasted illustration to front panel, four raised bands to spine. On close inspection four small bumps to front panel. one small bump to lower edge both front and back. These are minor defects and do not detract from the overall appeal of this beautifulbook. 972 pages, all edges gilt, original ribbon marker intact. 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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4 Anson, Peter F. Fisher Folk-Lore: Old Customs, taboos and Superstitions Among Fisher folk, especially in Brittany and Normandy, and on the East Coast of Scotland
London The Faith Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, D/W price-clipped, sl. edgewear, rubbed (now protected). 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Tales from the Masnavi, Arberry, A. J. (translated by)
5 Arberry, A. J. (translated by) Tales from the Masnavi
U.K. Curzon Press 1994 0700702733 / 9780700702732 Reprint Paperback Very Good 
Internally unmarked, small bump to back panel, equally small crease to lower back left corner, no creasing to spine and appears unread. "This selection of tales is the most accessible introduction to this giant epic for the non-Persian reader." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Forbidden Journeys : Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers, Auerbach, Nina; Knoepflmacher, U. C. (edited by)
6 Auerbach, Nina; Knoepflmacher, U. C. (edited by) Forbidden Journeys : Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers
U.S.A. University of Chicago Press 1992 0226032043 / 9780226032047 First Paperback Very Good 
PO name and PO gift inscription verso front panel, minimal pencilled PO notes, diagonal creases to top corner a few pages, also crease to lower right corner front panel. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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7 Beier, Ulli The Origin of Life & Death: African Creation Myths
In Assn. With Heinemann East African Educational Publishers 1992 0435900234 / 9780435900236 Reprint Paperback Very Good 
Internally unmarked, pages lightly tanned, wraps lightly rubbed, small tear to upper right corner ffep. This is a small book and postage will be reduced accordingly. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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8 Berger, Henri Sultans, Sorcery and Supernatural
London Chancellor Press 1992 1851521844 / 9781851521845 Hardcover Very Good No D/W Uzdilova, Bedriska 
"This delightful and unusual collection of Moroccan fairy tales will capture the imagination of young readers everywhere." Small chip to front spine fold. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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9 Blake, Steve;Baldock, John;Lloyd, Scott The Keys to Avalon: The True Location of Arthur's Kingdom Revealed
U.K. & U.S. Element Books Ltd 2000 1862047359 / 9781862047358 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 

Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Archaeology of Nostalgia: How the Greeks Re-created their Mythical Past, Boardman, John
10 Boardman, John The Archaeology of Nostalgia: How the Greeks Re-created their Mythical Past
London Thames and Hudson 2002 0500051151 / 9780500051153 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
"Offers new insights into the making of myth and the exceptional imagination of a people creating the first modern civilization out of the relics of their past." 
Price: 33.00 AUD
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11 Chamoiseau, Patrick;Coverdale, Linda Strange Words
London Granta Books 1998 1862070865 / 9781862070868 First U.K. Edition Paperback Nr. Fine 
"A brilliant introduction to the richness of Caribbean literature." 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Arcana Of Freemasonry, Churchward, Albert
12 Churchward, Albert The Arcana Of Freemasonry
York Beach, Maine, U.S.A. Red Wheel/Weiser 2005 1578633389 / 9781578633388 Paperback New 
A brand new, unread book. Fore-edges sl. tanned. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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13 Danaher, Kevin In Ireland Long Ago
Ireland Mercier Pr Ltd 1995 085342781X / 9780853427810 Paperback Very Good 
"For over thirty years In Ireland Long Ago has charmed, informed and surprised successive generations of readers, in Ireland and abroad." PO gift inscription. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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14 De Coster, Charles. The Legend of Ulenspiegel and Lamme Goedzak, and Their Adventures Heroical, Joyous and glorious in the Land of Flanders and Elsewhere : Two Volume Set
London William Heinemann Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Translated by F. M. Atkinson. No date of publication. A very handsome set with tan boards, rust cloth spine, gilt title to spine remains bright on both volumes. Original dust jackets protected in removable archival plastic cover. Preliminaries and fore-edges tanned with some foxing. Faint PO name ffep both volumes. "This is the first complete translation ever published in England of the great masterpiece of Belgian literature - a book comparable to Don Quixote and the other great picaresque romances of the world. The "Ulenspiegel" can be called the epic of the soul of Flanders." (from D/W front panel). 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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15 De Troyes, Chretien Perceval : the story of the Grail
U.K. D. S. Brewer 1982 0847672018 / 9780847672011 Hard Cover Very Good Lacks D/W 
Translated by Nigel Bryant. Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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16 Escott-Inman, H. Jarl, The Neatherd : a Fairy story of Another Land and Time
London Ward, Lock Hardcover Good No D/W 
No date of publication, no PO marks or inscriptions. Dark blue blindstamped boards with bright gilt decoration, B & W frontis with tissue guard intact. Endpapers and fore-edges tanned, minimal foxing. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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17 Gascoigne, Bamber Ticker Khan
London Jonathan Cape 1974 0224010611 / 9780224010610 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Martin, Pauline 
A very good unmarked copy in a price-clipped D/W. "Not since Aesop has there been a fable as delectable as Ticker Khan." 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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18 Gettings, Fred The Secret Lore of the Cat
London Grafton 1989 0246134682 / 9780246134684 Presume First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
An unmarked copy in very good conditon. "A bewitching, beautifully illustrated account of the magical properties of the cat - in myth, folklore, legend and occult history." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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All About Adam & Eve : How We Came to Believe in Gods, Demons, Miracles, & Magical Rites, Gillooly, Robert J.
19 Gillooly, Robert J. All About Adam & Eve : How We Came to Believe in Gods, Demons, Miracles, & Magical Rites
U.S.A. Prometheus Books 1998 1573921874 / 9781573921879 First/first Printing Hard Cover As New As New 
A "gift quality"book in excellent condition. "Gillooly has written a beautiful and important book about that most controversial of issues: eligion and God. It is a remarkable chievement, for he has distilled the essence of the conclusions reached by the most distinguished authorities who have spent their lives wrestling with the problem of the origins of the idea of God and religion." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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20 Glassie, Henry (edited by) Irish Folk Tales
New York, New York, U.S.A. Pantheon Books 1985 0394746376 / 9780394746371 Paperback Nr. Fine 
An unmarked, apparently unread copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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