Byre Books: Folklore
found: 8 books

 
SPELLS COLLECTED BY ARTHUR GRIMBLE, ARRANGED AND DECORATED BY ROSEMARY GRIMBLE
Magic in the South Seas
Wimbledon, K L Goddard. 1998. Soft cover. Signed by Rosemary Grimble. Stapled booklet, VG but small brown dot on card cover. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12391
GBP 7.73 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.65 | JP¥ 1037]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: PACIFIC ISLANDS , SOUTH SEAS, RITUAL, SPELLS, SIGNED, INSCRIBED magic signed

 
DIVIN, MARGUERITE, ILLUSTRATED BY DANIEL DUPUY
Contes Et Legendes de L'Egypte Ancienne
Paris, Fernand Nathan. 1961. Hardcover. In the series Collection des Contes et Legendes de Tous les Pays. Text in French. Laminated illustrative covers worn and marked, erased name to front paste-down, sound, good, no DJ. Good.
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Book number: BYB11848
GBP 7.83 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.78 | JP¥ 1051]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY, LEGEND, EGYPT, FRANCE, FRENCH legend mythology

 
FR. LORENTZ, ADAM FISCHER AND TADEUSZ LEHR-SPLAWINSKI, PREFACE BY BRONISLAW MALINOWSKI
The Cassubian Civilization
London, Faber & Faber. 1935. Hardcover. A detailed ethnographic study of this Slavonic people; plates, text figures, fold-out map. Blue cloth worn, marked and sunned to the spine, name to ffep, clean, sound, good, no DJ. Good.
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Book number: BYB12469
GBP 42.43 [Appr.: EURO 47.25 US$ 52.97 | JP¥ 5694]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, ETHNOGRAPHY, POLAND

 
GILL, MIKE
The Barleycorn Zodiac
Kirkcudbright, Gems. 2004. (ISBN: 095423202x). Soft cover. Linking astrological symbols to the brewing of beer, through Robert Burns' ballad Sir John Barleycorn. Small stapled booklet, covers worn and marked, signed by the author to the front cover verso, internally clean and sound, good. Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: BYB11900
GBP 20.29 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 25.33 | JP¥ 2723]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 095423202x FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY legend mythology

 
ROSEMARY GRIMBLE
Taburimai's Children and Nei Auti and Rimwimata
Hibiscus. Soft cover. Signed by the author to the half title page. Undated, but the author's signature is dated 1998. A myth and a legend from Kiribati in the Pacific, collected by Sir Arthur Grimble. Small stapled booklet, VG. Very Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: BYB12333
GBP 9.45 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.8 | JP¥ 1268]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLK LORE, TALE, FOLKTALE, KIRIBATI, GILBERT ISLANDS legend mythology

 
PATRICIA LEDYARD
The Tongan Past
Tonga, Vava'u Press. 1982, 1st Edition. Soft cover. A collection of sketches on Tongan legends, historical personalities and events in Polynesia. Foreword by Patelisio P Finau the Bishop of Tonga. Good in worn yellow cover, dented on back cover, yellowing to edge of text block, slight smell of tobacco. Good.
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Book number: BYB12384
GBP 9.45 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.8 | JP¥ 1268]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: MYTH, LEGENDS, HISTORY, POLYNESIA local history mythology

 
ALBERT M POTTS
The World's Eye
Lexington, University Press of Kentucky. 1982. (ISBN: 0813113873). Hardcover. Symbols of the eye in world culture, fully illustrated, a scholarly study. VG, no inscriptions, in lightly worn DJ, generally VG. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12330
GBP 21.39 [Appr.: EURO 23.75 US$ 26.7 | JP¥ 2870]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 0813113873 FOLKLORE, FOLK LORE, MYTHOLOGY, LEGEND legend mythology

 
RETOLD BY BARBARA KER WILSON, ILLUSTRATED BY G W MILLER
Fairy Tales of Mexico
London/New York, Cassell/Dutton. 1960. Hardcover. First edition. Contains How the Basilisk got his Crest; The Legend of the Mountain; The Thief in the Cornfield; The Coyote and the Turtle. Laminated illustrative covers a little worn and marked, missing spine but neatly taped, slight foxing to illustrative eps, otherwise good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12471
GBP 10.89 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 13.6 | JP¥ 1461]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, FOLKTALES, MEXICO

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