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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories

By: ADAMS, Richard

Price: $7.95

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33487

ISBN: 071391341X

Condition: Fine


Nineteen folktales from around the world deal with robins, nightingales, wolves, crabs, parrots, dogs, dragons, cats, and woodpeckers. Published outside Great Britain under title: 'The unbroken web'. 141 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Near new! Weight, 600g View more info

AEsop's Fables

By: AESOP

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Century Co.: 1911

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045248

Condition: VG+


Aesop's Fables illustrated in b&w by E. Boyd Smith. xii, 172 p. ill. 22 cm. Ornamental borders to each page.Interior is clean though a few small a small stain noted to blank page p2. Ginges sound, no cracking. No ownership marks. Brown cloth is very bright and clean and the gilt titles and decoration shos no fading. Minor wear to cloth at tips. Weight, View more info

British Folklore

By: ALEXANDER, Marc

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Crescent Books: 1982

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 20730

ISBN: 0517379376

Condition: Fine


The book examines the rich and varied folklore, legends and beliefs that provide a unique insight into Britain's history. 224pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Previous owner's bookplate to htp. No wear to cloth or to dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 1.01kg unpacked. Canadian domestic postal ra... View more info

Allan's Illustrated Edition of Tyneside Songs

By: ALLAN, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Frank Graham: 1972

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 047385

ISBN: 0902833758

Condition: Fine


Classic collection of Folk Songs from the Tyneside area of Northern England. Facsimile reprint of 6th ed., Newcastle upon Tyne: T. & G. Allan, 1891. xxx, xvi, 578 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 22 cm.Book is very bright and clean, still fresh. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. Weight, 941g. View more info

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Time Before Morning: Art and Myth of the Australian Aborigines

By: ALLEN, Louis A.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Thomas Crowell Co: 1976

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 19404

ISBN: 0690009992

Condition: Fine


Marvellously illustrated collection of the myths and legends of the aboriginal inhabitants of Australia's Arnhem Land. xii, 304 pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked copy, inside and outside. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket shows minor edge wear and a couple of short, closed margin tears. Weight, 1.072kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United State... View more info

Andersen's Fairy Tales, Translated from the Original

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John W, Lovell Company:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 19330

Condition: VG+


Attractive edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Tales. 36 tales in all, 380 pages, not illustrated. Undated, circa late 19th century. Attractive copy with a red leather spine, gily titles and decoration with marbled boards and marbled page edges. Interior is clean and unmarked excepting a light ink signature to a front endpaper. Minor wear to edges of boards and a small., lost chip at the head of the spine. Weight unpacked, 464g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Ca... View more info

Sing a Song of Sixpence, and Other Nursery Rhymes

By: ANON

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada Games Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition, Presumed

Seller ID: 051633

Condition: Good VG


Canada Toy Books, A1 Series. Nursery Rhymes for young children. Size - 22.5cm tall. 12pp. Colorful wrappers. Each nursery rhyme has its own two-color illustration. Weight, 34g. Clean and unmarked. Slight wear to foot of spine. Scan available. Inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates may apply to most locations, Canada, the U. S. A. and International. View more info

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A Short History of Myth

By: ARMSTRONG, Karen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25086

ISBN: 0676974198

Condition: As New


What are Myths? How have they evolved? And why do we so desparately need them? 168pp. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjcket. Absolutely 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 285g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

The Discovery of King Arthur

By: ASHE, Geoffrey - in Association with Debrett's Peerage

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Debrett's Peerage: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2385

ISBN: 0905649699

Condition: About Fine


'This book presents an amazing case for who the historical King Arthur may well have been. No other theories have dislodged this one in my mind about the shadowy real man whom we pin so many tales, legends, and romances upon' - Goodreads. xi, 226 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is bright and clean, pages still fresh. Unmarked except for a gift inscription to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket, in pr... View more info

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Sagas of the Norsemen: Viking and German Myth

By: AUERBACH, Loren; SIMPSON, Jacqueline; DUNCAN Baird Publishers

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time Life Books: 1997

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 044755

ISBN: 0705435334

Condition: As New


The Mythology of the Viking and Germanic world. Includes Gods, Goddesses, the Viking and Germanic world, tales of myths and more. 144 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket, showing some minor surface rubbing to the rear panel. Weight, 863g. View more info

An incarnation of the snow ...

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oxford, James Parker and Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039129

Condition: Good to Very Good


Indian mythology translated from Sanskrit. Translated from the original manuscript, by F.W. Bain. OCLC Number: 1674852. xxiii, 108 p. front. 21 cm. Bound in stiff, card boards covered in great paper with a velum spine. Interior is a good VG, no foxing, Boards are sound, binding is tight and square. However, the top 1.5" of the vellum spine is damaged and partly lost. Weight, 396g. View more info

Tsimsyan Myths

By: BARBEAU, Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044847

Condition: Near Fine


Myths of one of the principal Indian Nations occupying the Central Coast of British Columbia, the Tsimsyan. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51. 97pp, photo illustrated, color illustrated endpapers. Very bright copy with a tight, square spine and firm binding. Small defect on frontis - a small 1/4" hole, perhaps a printing defect. See scan. Weight, 225g. View more info

The Legendary Sources of Flaubert's Saint Julien

By: BART, Benjamin F.: COOK, Robert Francis

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039843

ISBN: 0802053734

Condition: About Fine


Examination of the sources used by Gustave Flaubert in his work, 'Legende de Saint Julien l'Hospitalier'. xii, 203 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. A near fine, 'as new' except for slight wear to the bottom corner tip of the front board. Weight, 514g. View more info

Scotland: Myths and Legends

By: BEARE, Beryl

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom, Lomond Books: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28743

ISBN: 0947782974

Condition: Fine


Myths and legends of Scotland accompanied by sumptuous color photography. 80pp, color photo illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. About as new. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 506g. View more info

Hawaiian Mythology

By: BECKWITH, Martha W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23062

ISBN: 0870220624

Condition: About Fine


The first scholarly work on Hawaiian Mythology, originally published in 1940. 575pp. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket has some top edge wear and a 1.5" tear at head of spine. Otherwise bright and clean. Heavy book weighing just over 1kg. View more info

Myths and legends : Viking, Oriental, Greek

By: BELLINGHAM, David; WHITTAKER, Clio; GRANT, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, New Burlington Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041568

ISBN: 1853484261

Condition: Fine


he material in this book previously appeared in 'An introduction to Viking mythology', 'An introduction to Greek mythology' and 'An introduction to Oriental mythology'. 208 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding and no wear to the cloth.. The unclipped dustjacket is neraly similar. Large. heavy book weighing 1.125kg. View more info

Thirty Indian Legends of Canada

By: BEMISTER, Margaret

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & MacIntyre: 1993

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 046082

ISBN: 0888940254

Condition: As New


Originally published Toronto, Macmillan Co. of Canada, 1912. 153 p. ill. 23 cm. Illus. by Douglas Tait. Bright, unmarked, 'fresh' copy, 'as new'. Weight, 180g. View more info

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The Mythology of Mexico and Central America

By: Bierhorst, jOHN

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1990

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 16371

ISBN: 0688067212

Condition: As New


Discusses the mythology from Indians of various regions of Mexico and Central America, describing origins, comparing the similar tales, and presenting some of the myths themselves. xiv, 239pp, illustrated. Bright, clean & fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth.Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Attractive copy. Unpacked weight, 603g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and off... View more info

Tales of the Superstitions : the Origins of the Lost Dutchman Legend

By: BLAIR, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tempe, AZ, Arizona Historical Foundation: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29307

Condition: About Very Good


Robert Blair ; with an introduction by Barry M. Goldwater ; photographs by Wink Blair ; maps by Don Bufkin. 175 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. OCLC Number: 646509310. Bright, clean interior, pages white. Gift inscription and store stamp to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, creases to the spine. Card wrappers are both rubbed but otherwise unmarked. Unpacked weight, 353g. View more info

Celtic Mythology

By: BORDAS, Thierry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: UK, Grange Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 041254

ISBN: 1840136901

Condition: About 'As New'


Foreword, Pierre Brunel. 116 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm. BRight, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 656g. View more info