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The Rig Veda
London, Penguin Classics, 2005. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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PHAEDRI [PHAEDRUS / FEDRO] [AESOP]
[Aesop's Fables] Phaedri Aug. Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri V. Notis illustravit in usum serenissimi principis Nassauii David Hoogstratanus. Accedunt ejusdem opera duo indices, [...], quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt.
Amsterdam, Typographia Francisci Halmae (F. Halma), 1701. Leather Bound. 4to. Original vellum, hand-laid paper. Engraved half-title, letterpress red & black title page with allegorical engraved vignette. 18 full-page copper-engraved plates by Jan van Vianen (1660-1703), each featuring six circular images; plus 38 in-text reproductions, engraved decorative initials, and many head- and tailpieces. This copy includes the oft-missing fold-out engraved portrait of Joannes Gulielmus, Prince of Nassau. Front board slightly bowed; overall in excellent condition. Ill.: Jan van Vianen. Phaedrus (15 BC - AD 50, Italy), was a "Roman fabulist, the first writer to Latinize whole books of fables, producing free versions in iambic metre of Greek prose fables then circulating under the name of Aesop." (- Britannica). Rare and luxurious 1701 edition, specially made for the Prince of Nassau, and profusely illustrated with sharp, charming, exquisite engravings. Dibdin: "I have always considered this as a correct and very sumptuous edition. It is ornamented with a great number of small plates, or medallions, in which the subject of the fable is very ably and spiritedly executed. The type is peculiarly rich and bold, and is hardly equalled by any Dutch edition of a classic." (p 285); OCLC, 2519971.
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Sonstige Stichworte: Jan van Vianen

 
AKUTAGAWA, RYUNOSUKE; TERAKADO TAKAYUKI (PICTURES)
Momotaro
Tokyo, Japan, PIE Books, 2005. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 4to. Bound in black boards with white lettering to spine. Coloured pastedowns and endpapers. Full-page colour illustrations. Lightest shelfwear. Contents clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+ in lightly rubbed, very good dustjacket with one very short closed tear to top edge of front panel. Text entirely in Japanese.
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Sonstige Stichworte: Japanese Literature; Folktales; Minzokugaku; Yanagita Kunio; National Allegory;

 
ALLEN, JOHN W.
Legends & Lore of Southern Illinois
Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University, 1963. 3rd printing. Hardcover. pp. xx, 404.8vo,,Bd. edges sl. soiled; else vg+ cond. in chipped, sl. scuffed dj. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Inscribed by author on ffep: 'With my best wishes, John W. Allen'.
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Sonstige Stichworte: Myths;Illinois;Indians;Landmarks;Folk tales;;;; black-and-white photographs

 
APOLLODORUS
The Library of Greek Mythology
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. Translated by Robin Hard.
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ASHE, GEOFFREY
The Discovery of King Arthur
London, Guild Publishing, 1985. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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BARKER, CICELY MARY
Fairyopolis A Flower Fairies Journal
London, Penguin Group, 2005. Hardcover. Square to. Padded pictorial hardcover with holographic pastedown, and gemstone sticker to front board. All of the inserts are present and intact. Lightest shelfwear; very good+. .
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DAVEY, GWENDA BEED AND GRAHAM SEAL (EDS.)
The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Melbourne, Australia, Oxford University Press, 1993. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xvii, 381.8vo,,Near fine condition in sl. scuffed, else vg/nf dust jacket. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. ISBN 0195530578.
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Sonstige Stichworte: Folk tales;Myths;Legends;;;;;; black-and-white photographs

 
SIR BOURCHIER BERNERS, JOHN; ROBERT STEELE
Huon of Bordeaux Done into English
San Bernardo, Leopold Classic Library, 2016. Paperback. pp. xii, 303. 4to. Light shelfwear, contents clean and unmarked; very good+. .
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BETTELHEIM, BRUNO
The Uses of Enchantment The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
New York, Vintage Books, 1977. Paperback. pp. 328, xi. 8vo. Light shelfwear, ink name to inside front cover; very good-. .
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Sonstige Stichworte: Folklore; History; Psychology; Literary Criticism;

 
BOOTHBY, SIR BROOKE, BART.
Fables and Satires, with a Preface on the Esopean Fable [Two Volumes -Complete - Bound Together - Author's Signature Laid-in]
Edinburgh, Archibald Constable and Co. 1809. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 192, 241.12mo,,,A quite rare item. WorldCat recording only two institutional holdings. Our copy bears Boothby's signature, laid down on to page lv. At the top of the Preface page is written: 'E Libris Johannis Sleigh / Leek / 1811', and on the half-title page for the second volume is written: 'John Sleigh / Thornbridge, Derbyshire / 12 Nov. 1858'; one or both sigmnatures possibly being those of John Sleigh, the author of 'A History of the Ancient Parish of Leek in Staffordshire.' Armorial bookplate inside front board with motto 'Medio Tutissimus' ('you will go most safely by the middle course'). This is a re-binding copy, only. All pages present, and it could be re-bound as two volumes, as there is a separate title page for the second volume. However, the present binding is shot. There is old, pervasive, tide mark extending from the top to below mid-point of each page, the extent declining progressively towards the end of the book. Priced with all faults in mind. .
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Sonstige Stichworte: Fairy tales;Folklore;;;;;;;

 
BRADLEY, MICHAEL
Grail Knights of North America On the Trail of the Grail Legacy in Canada and the United States
Toronto, Hounslow Press, 1998. Paperback. pp. 414. 8vo. Black and white photographs and illustrations. Marker slash to bottom edge, slight curl to front cover, minor edge wear to bottom rear cover; very good+. Bradley has uncovered evidence of Grail Knights on both the Canadian and American sides of the Great Lakes as far as Niagara.
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Sonstige Stichworte: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Niagara; New York; Pennsylvania

 
FROUD, BRIAN AND ALAN LEE (DESCRIBED AND ILLUS.); DAVID LARKIN (ED. AND DESIGNED)
Faeries
New York, Peacock Press/Bantam Books, 1978. Paperback. 4to. Black and white, and colour illustrations. Light shelfwear, front cover starting to detach, closed tear to spine; good. .
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BRUNVAND, JAN HAROLD
The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction
New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1968. Hardcover. pp. xii, 383. 8vo. Bound in burgundy cloth with faded gilt to spine. Black and white maps, tables and diagrams. Light pencil underlining to initial pages, contents otherwise clean and unmarked; very good- in edgeworn, spine-sunned, price-clipped, good dustjacket. .
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BULFINCH, THOMAS
Bulfinch's Mythology
New York, Gramercy Books, 1988. Hardcover. Thick 8vo. Black and white illustrations. Light edgewear; very good in very good dustjacket. .
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BULFINCH, THOMAS
Bulfinch's Mythology The Age of Fable / The Age of Chivalry / The Legends of Charlemagne
New York, The Modern Library, N. D. Hardcover. 8vo. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Black and white illustrations. Very good in good, rubbed dustjacket showing short closed tears and chips to edges. .
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CABRAL, H. GUSTAVO CIRUELO
The Book of the Dragon
New York, Union Square Press, 2005. Hardcover. 4to. Colour illustrations. Light edgewear, contents clean and bright; very good+ in good+ dustjacket showing short closed tears and chips to edges. .
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CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
The Hero with a Thousand Faces
Novato, California, New World Library, 2008. Third edition. Hardcover. pp. xiii, 418. 8vo. Bound in black boards with silver lettering to spine and front board. Black and white photographs, illustrations. Light edgewear, bottom corners slightly bumped; very good- in lightly rubbed, very good- dustjacket with a few short closed tears to edges. Bollingen Series XVII.
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CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
The Hero with a Thousand Faces
Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1973. Third Printing. Paperback. pp. xxiii, 416. 8vo. Black & white photos and illustrations. Covers lightly rubbed, ink notation to top corner of first page; very good-. Bollingen Series XVII.
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CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
Historical Atlas of World Mythology Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth - Part 1: The Sacrifice
New York, Harpercollins, 1988. Paperback. Folio. Colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Historical Atlas of World Mythology Vol. I: The Way of the Animal Powers - Part 2: Mythologies of the Great Hunt
New York, Harpercollins Publisher, 1988. Paperback. Folio. Black and white and colour photographs and illustrations. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
Historical Atlas of World Mythology Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth, Part 1: The Sacrifice
New York, Perennial Library, 1988. Paperback. Folio. Colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. Light shelfwear; good+.
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CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
The Masks of God: Volume II Oriental Mythology
New York, Penguin Books, 1976. Paperback. 8vo. Spine creased, light shelfwear; very good-. .
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CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
The Mythic Image
Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1990. Paperback. 4to. Black and white photographs. Light shelfwear, creasing to spine; good+. .
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CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
The Power of Myth
New York, Doubleday, 1988. Paperback. 4to. Black and white and color photographic reproductions and illustrations. Light shelfwear, tide mark to bottom edge; good+. .
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