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Levi-Strauss, Claude
The Origin of Table Manners Introduction to a Science of Mythology: Volume 3
New York, Harper & Row, Publishers, 1978. Hardcover. pp. 551. 8vo. Bound in white quarter buckram over black boards with gilt lettering to spine. Black and white illustrations. Publisher's topstain. Light general shelfwear, small bump to foredge; very good in very good- dustjacket showing scuffing to covers. Translated from the French by John and Doreen Weightman.
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Book number: 072993
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Catalogue: Mythology
Keywords: Mythology; Study; Tobacco; Honey

 
Sveinsson, Benedikt
Sturlunga Saga
Reykjavik, Iceland, Sigurfur Kristjansson, 1913. Paperback. pp. 333. Small 8vo. Paper covers a bit 'thumbed' & a bit ragged; else very good condition. Pages uncut. Text is in Icelandic.The Sturlunga saga is a collection of Icelandic sagas by various authors from the 12th and 13th centuries. It was first assembled in the 14th century. The main part of the Sturlunga consists of the Islendinga saga written by Sturla Thorvaldson (1214-1284). This compilation we have was edited by Sveinsson and is quite scarce, the more common compilation being edited by Gudbrand Vigfusson. No copies of this title were found listed in either the Norwegian, Swedish, or Danish national libraries. WorldCat lists 16 different editions of the Sturlunga saga, but only one listing is for this title (with Sveinsson and Bjarnason Bjorn as editors). It shows that the saga was published as four volumes in two; the last two being edited by Sveinsson. Our copy only contains the saga as edited by Sveinsson. Interestingly, even though WorldCat shows multiple copies of the one volume of Sveinsson's edition in institutional holdings worldwide, further research reveals that most of the copies listed are different editions than ours - with different editors.
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Book number: 9900035013
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Catalogue: Mythology
Keywords: Sagas; Myths; Iceland;

 
Boynton, Holmes (trans. and ed.)
Icelandic Folk Tales and Fairy Stories
[Vancouver], Beatrice S. Gislason Boynton, [1976]. Hardcover. pp. 98. 4to. Light shelfwear and soiling, light ink marginalia and underlining; very good. Ill.: Peter Magnus Wengel.
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Book number: 084049
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Catalogue: Mythology
Keywords: Peter Magnus Wengel

 
Byock, Jesse L. (Trans. and Intro.) [Anonymous]
The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki
New York, Penguin Classics, 1999. Paperback. pp. xxxii, 98. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good-. .
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Book number: 082039
CAD 14.30 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.7 | £UK 8.75 | JP 1497]
Catalogue: Mythology

 
Warner, Marina
No Go, the Bogeyman Scaring, Lulling, and Making Mock
New York, Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 1999. Hardcover. pp. xii, 435. 8vo. Colour and black and white illustrations. Light general shelfwear, creasing to spine; very good in very good dustjacket. .
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Book number: 075103
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Catalogue: Mythology
Keywords: Folklore; Stigma; Fears; Cautionary Tales;

 
Wass, Albert; Elizabeth M. Wass de Czege (trans.); Leonoir Boner (ed.)
Selected Hungarian Legends
Astor Park, Danubian Press, 1971. Hardcover. pp. 87. Tall 8vo. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt decoration to front cover. Former library book. Spine pulled, edges worn, corners bumped, former library number to spine, blue stamp and library index card pound to ffep; very good. Ill.: Joseph Mr. Compiled from the collection of Freda B. Kovacs. Hungarian Heritage Books Volume 3.
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Book number: 080746
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Catalogue: Mythology
Keywords: Joseph Mr

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