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Myths, Legends & Folklore

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Myths, Legends & Folklore

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1 East of the Sun and West of the Moon and Other Tales
Asbjornsen, P. C. ; Moe, Jorgen E. (collected by); illustrated by Tom Vroman; afterword by Clifton Fadiman The Macmillan Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial boards. Some foxing spots to the top of the textblock edge. Gift inscription written (upside down) on the rear endpaper. Contents otherwise VG and clean. No further marks. Lovely illustrations. No. 21 in the Macmillan Classics series. 136pp. 23.5cm. 101654 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
15 The Chinese Dragon [Inscribed by the Author]
Lim, Liliane Kim Pencoed Ltd Hong Kong 1987 9627291013 / 9789627291015 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Limited first edition. Inscribed by the author on the copyright page, for the Year of the Dragon 1988. Matt laminated pictorial boards. 101pp. 'This is a book about Dragons. The Chinese Dragon. It is the result of one person's intense passion for knowledge of this mysterious mythical creature.' Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305905 
Price: 23.50 GBP

 
 
2 British Myths and Legends [3 Volume set in slipcase]. I Marvels and Magic; II Heroes and Saints; III History and Romance.
Barber, Richard (edited and introduced by); illustrations by John Vernon Lord The Folio Society London 2005 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
7th Folio Society printing of the complete 3 volume set. They are in excellent condition. Volume III has faint imprints left from a previous bookseller's pencilled price mark on the title page. No other marks. The slipcase is very near fine - the paper covering of the slipcase is just lifting ever so slightly from one edge. HEAVY set- a significant postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102772 
Price: 27.50 GBP

 
16 Famous Legends, Book 1 (Ladybird Book, Series 740)
Preshous, J. D. M. ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721403956 / 9780721403953 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial covers. ISBN and printed price of 24p on the back cover. The spine ends are rubbed and there is a chip with small loss to the covers at the top of the spine / back cover. Front board slightly bowed. Minor bumps to corners. Inside: lightly read. No names or inscriptions. Pages are in nice, clean condition, uncreased. Binding tight. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103525 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
3 Unicorn: Myth and Reality
Beer, Rudiger Robert ; translated by Charles M. Stern Ash & Grant Ltd 1977 090406915x / 9780904069150 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Previous owner's name, date and note about who the book was from written in pen on the half-title page. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Binding firm. Some marks and rubs to the dust jacket, plus rubs, nicks and chips to the edges of the jacket. DJ not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305788 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
17 Famous Legends, Book 1 (Ladybird Book, Series 740)
Preshous, J. D. M. ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721403948 / 9780721403946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. List of titles on the back cover lists this title as no. 5 of 6. The last title listed is Famous Legends (Book 2). Printed ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover. The boards are in excellent, fine condition. Clean and unmarked. Binding tight. The books appears unread. No handling marks or creasing to the pages. However, inside there is a mark from a removed address label on the title page. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305514 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
4 So Long Ago
Bevington, J. D. (as told by) ; illustrated by Victor Ambrus Ginn Aylesbury, Bucks 1975 060222263x / 9780602222635 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Classic myths and legends retold in a style suitable for children. Stories include How Loki beat the Giant, Hiawatha and the Pearl-Feather, Glaucus and Scylla, The Animals and Noah's Ark, and more. The top edges of the covers have a pale water stain mark. The pages are clean and unaffected. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 64pp. Like most of our stock, we have this booklet at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305287 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 Famous Legends, Book 2 (Ladybird Book, Series 740)
Preshous, J. D. M. ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 0721403956 / 9780721403953 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial covers. ISBN and printed price of 24p on the back cover. Slight bumps to the spine ends and a couple of corners. Light rubbing to the spine. Inside: lightly read. No names or inscriptions. Pages are in nice, clean condition, uncreased. The very top corner of the front endpaper has torn off - you can see where it had stuck to the front pastedown (probably a manufacturing / binding fault). Binding tight. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103524 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
5 Havelok the Dane; Child Horne; William and the Werwolf: Told from the Originals
Byrne, M. St. Clare (Retold By) Jonathan Cape London 1929 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.25" Tall Ball, E. M. 
Minor rubs to cover edges, titles to the spine are rubbed. Ownership inscription to the front endpaper, pages are lightly age-tanned. 175pp. Green cloth boards. 036554 
Price: 21.00 GBP

 
19 West-Country Stories
Rowse, A. L. Macmillan and Co Ltd London 1945 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm. pp. viii, 222. A small pale stain to the rear endpaper. The dust jacket is darkened / browned at the edges and has some light foxing. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105537 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
6 Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales
Carter, Angela (edited by) ; illustrated by Corinna Sargood Virago London 2005 1844081737 / 9781844081738 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent fine condition. 19th impression. RRP 12.99. With bound-in ribbon page marker. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. xxiv, 486. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306776 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
20 The Queen of The Air: Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm.
Ruskin, John Smith, Elder & Co. London 1869 Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
First edition of 1869. In original green cloth with black boards and gilt titles to the spine. Spine ends ligthly rubbed with a short nick in the cloth at the tail of the spine. Original brown endpapers. There are light cracks to both inner hinges. A blind embossed bookseller's stamp on the front endpaper. Brief contemporary [1870] gift inscription on the verso. A little light foxing. A very pale stain to the edges of the endpapers (textblock unaffected). pp. viii, 199. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 053912 
Price: 28.50 GBP

 
 
7 The Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends
Coghlan, Ronan ; with a foreword by John Matthews and illustrations by Courtney Davis Element 1991 1852301996 / 9781852301996 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In very good, clean, unmarked condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 234pp. 303788 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
21 Miriam's Tambourine : Jewish Folktales from Around the World
Schwartz, Howard Oxford University Press 1988 0192821369 / 9780192821362 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Bloom, Lloyd 
Pages are tanned and have some scattered foxing. Minor cover wear. 300402 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Deeds of the Nameless Knight (Tales of King Arthur. Series 740)
Dunkerley, Desmond ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1977 0721404618 / 9780721404615 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial covers. Printed ISBN number, ladybird and price of 50p on the back board. A later printing; not a first edition. A nice clean copy except for a previous owner's name written in pencil (in child's hand) on the title page. The slightest of little bruises to the spine ends. The binding is tight and the pages crisp, clean and free from handling wear, creases or other marks. 51pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104387 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
22 Greek Legends and Stories
Seton-Williams, M. V. The Rubicon Press 2000 0948695226 / 9780948695223 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, clean, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. pp. viii, 176. A really nice copy. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104724 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
9 The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine
Fontaine, Jean de la ; translated into English verse by Edward Marsh ; with 12 illustrations by Stephen Gooden William Heinemann Ltd London 1933 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original brown boards, lightly bruised at the spine ends. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The binding is firm and pages clean but there are some scattered foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket is worn and torn at the edges, with rubs to the surface, chips to the spine ends and quite a long tear, with some loss, to the spine edge of the back cover. Front flap price clipped. pp. lxxi, 469. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105611 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
23 The Seven Heroes and Five Gallants
Shi, Yukun; Yue, Yu Panda Books 1997 7507103587 / 9787507103588 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original blue boards with silver titles to the spine. Pages slightly tanned / darkened. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. In very good condition. The dust jacket is supplied in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 552pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 055230 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
10 Dildrum, King of the Cats and Other English Folk Stories
Grice, Frederick Oxford University Press Oxford 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ball, Julia 
Corners bumped. Gift inscription written on the front endpaper. 63pp. There's a stain to the margins of p.13-14. 049720 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
24 Outlines of Mythology (The Thinker's Library No. 99)
Spence, Lewis Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1944 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original red boards with black titles. Lacks dust jacket. The boards are rubbed at the edges, noticeably rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Spine faded. Initials and date written neatly in the bottom corner of the front endpaper. A small mark on the first page. The binding is firm and the pages are clean, if a little tanned. pp. vii, 118. 16.5cm. No. 99 in the Thinker's Library series. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105070 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
11 A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys
Hawthorne, Nathaniel ; with 60 designs by Walter Crane The Folio Society London 2008 Hardcover Fine No Slipcase Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
In excellent, fine condition but lacks slipcase. Lovely illustrations. Printed on Lessebo paper and bound in cloth printed with a design based on an original illustration by Walter Crane. pp. xii, 228. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102897 
Price: 26.50 GBP

 
25 Myths and Legends of the Near East
Storm, Rachel (selected, retold and introduced by) ; illustrated by Jane Ray The Folio Society 2003 Quarter Leather Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both the book and slipcase are in excellent condition. There is a small mark to one end of the slipcase. Printed on Caxton Wove paper. Bound in quarter red leather with cloth sides printed with a design by the artist, Jane Ray. pp. xviii, 642. Top edge red. HEAVY book - a substantial postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this book costs a lot more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. The book is a lower price in our shop premises - please enquire if you wish to collect. 103017 
Price: 47.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels (Popular Edition)
Ingoldsby, Thomas ; with illustrations by Cruikshank, Leech, Tenniel and Barham Richard Bentley & Son London 1887 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red decorative cloth; faded at spine and edges. Black endpapers. A c. inch tear in the half-title page. No names or inscriptions. pp. xi, 468. 301996 
Price: 17.00 GBP

 
26 Cradle Tales of Hinduism
The Sister Nivedita (Margaret E. Noble) Longmans, Green and Co 1928 Hardcover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. A simple binding with printed paper front board and plain paper covered rear board. Simple cloth spine. Previous owner's name and date inside the front cover. A very little light foxing to prelim pages. Reissue of the new impression of 1917. The binding is firm and pages clean. pp. xv, 343. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105636 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
13 Divination, Magic and Healing: The Book of Jewish Folklore
Isaacs, Ronald H. Jason Aronson Inc 1998 0765799510 / 9780765799517 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original black cloth boards. There are two publisher's red 'write off' stamps to the book - one to the bottom outer closed textblock edge and one to the half-title page. No discernible faults to the book however. Faint imprint from a previous pencilled price mark on the title page. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. pp. xii, 194. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105299 
Price: 19.50 GBP

 
27 Northern Antiquity: Post-Medieval Reception of Edda and Saga
Wawn, Andrew (ed.) Hisarlik Press Cardiff 1994 1874312184 / 9781874312185 Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
In excellent, fine, as new condition.. 342pp. 018915 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Heroes (Told to the Children series)
Kingsley, Charles ; told to the children by Mary Macgregor ; pictures by Jack Matthew Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd [c.1905] 1905 Soft cover Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1905 or a slightly later printing. Limp red covers. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. The binding is a bit weak, with cracks between several pages. No loose pages however and the pages themselves are in very nice, bright and clean condition, including the colour plates. pp. ix, 116. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305443 
Price: 7.00 GBP

     
 
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