Byre Books: Folklore
found: 9 books

 
EKATERINA ALEKSIEVA AND DINNA ANCHEVA
Ancient Magic in Bulgarian Folklore
Sofia, Kalimana. 1991. Soft cover. Folk customs, games and songs, with music and photographs. No inscriptions, VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12058
GBP 21.02 [Appr.: EURO 24.5 US$ 27.28 | JP¥ 2957]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: folk lore, Bulgaria legend mythology

 
BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI
The Decameron: Book II: The Third and Fourth Day
Calcutta, Susil Gupta. 1944. Hardcover. Vol 2 only, days 3 and 4. With woodcuts. Good only: boards worn and marked, large chip to the upper spine, academic-library label to front paste-down, one gathering loose. Good.
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Book number: BYB11910
GBP 10.76 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 US$ 13.97 | JP¥ 1514]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: folklore, storytelling legend Fiction

 
GERALDINE ELLIOT, ILLUSTRATED BY SHEILA HAWKINS
The Hunter's Cave: A Book of Stories Based on African Folk Tales
London, Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1954. Hardcover. Second impression. Light wear to yellow cloth, illustrative end-papers, prize label from Mbeya School dated 1954 to the ffep verso, otherwise clean and sound, generally VG, in worn, marked, chipped, mended, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB12332
GBP 19.34 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 25.1 | JP¥ 2721]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: folk lore, folktales, folk tales, Africa legend Africa

 
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 47.07 [Appr.: EURO 54.75 US$ 61.09 | JP¥ 6622]
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 21.97 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 28.51 | JP¥ 3091]
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 9.67 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.55 | JP¥ 1360]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: folk lore, folk tale, folktale, Kiribati, Gilbert Islands legend 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 23.20 [Appr.: EURO 27 US$ 30.11 | JP¥ 3264]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 0813113873 folklore, folk lore, mythology, legend legend mythology

 
PUSHKIN, TRANSLATED BY JANET DALLEY, INTRODUCTION BY JOHN BAYLEY, LITHOGRAPHS BY ARTHUR BOYD
Pushkin's Fairy Tales
London, Barrie & Jenkins. 1978. Hardcover. A prose translation of Pushkin's verse, with evocative b/w illustrations. The corner of the ffep is clipped, but otherwise VG, in marked and edge-worn, price-clipped, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB11624
GBP 19.57 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 25.4 | JP¥ 2753]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: folktales, Russia, Russian Art Poetry

 
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 11.30 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 14.67 | JP¥ 1590]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: folklore, folktales, Mexico

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