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BRADFIELD COLLEGE SIXTH FORM BOYS OF 1900
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus
Bradfield College Oxford 1949 PB. Soft cover. The Greek text, with English verse translation in parallel. A ticket, to the 1949 production at the college, is loosely laid in. With brief biographies of the class of 1900, some of whom were killed in action 1914-18. Covers worn and marked, small splits to spine, age-mottling to prelims, small name to ffep, clean, tight and sound, good. 60pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 9072
GBP 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 17.74 | JP¥ 2398]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: MYTHOLOGY, FOLKLORE, CLASSICS, GREEK, TROJAN, BRADFIELD COLLEGE, THEATRE, THEATER, PLAY, SCRIPT, PLAYSCRIPT

 
ALEXANDER, MATHEW
More Surrey Tales
Countryside Books Newbury 1986 PB. Soft cover. Folktales and traditions from Surrey. VG, inscribed by previous owner on half title page 96pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 1635
GBP 9.42 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.4 | JP¥ 1541]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, FOLKTALES, STORIES, ANECDOTES, TRADITION, BELIEF

 
ANON.
The Midlands in Legend and History
McDougall's Educational Co. London PB. Soft cover. Undated - 1930's? A children's reader, with tales and songs. Decorative cover worn and marked, pages yellowed and creased, good. 119pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 7781
GBP 13.61 [Appr.: EURO 16 US$ 16.47 | JP¥ 2226]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, FOLKTALES, STORIES, ENGLAND, ENGLISH, MIDLANDS, ST CHAD, KENELM, EDITHA

 
ASHE, GEOFFREY
King Arthur's Avalon
Fontana London 1979 PB. Soft cover. The story of Glastonbury. Includes the preface to the paperback edition dated 1972. Good 315pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 3193
GBP 9.42 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.4 | JP¥ 1541]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: MYTH, LEGEND, GRAIL, FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY

 
BARRETT, MICHAEL
Adam & Eve
Frogprints Hebden Bridge 2001 PB. (ISBN: 0954065301). Soft cover. Illustrations by the author. This little book sets out to tell the story of Adam and Eve in words and pictures, revealing a lot more than the biblical version. On the way it grapples with big questions about suffering, death, sex and God. VG 64pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 6148
GBP 13.61 [Appr.: EURO 16 US$ 16.47 | JP¥ 2226]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 0954065301 FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY, CARTOON

 
BLACKER, TERENCE
The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Hodder & Stoughton London 1989 HB. (ISBN: 034051261x). Hardcover. A retelling of the tall tales of Rudolph Erich Raspe, illustrated and introduced by William Rushton. VG in VG DJ. 118pp 0. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 8409
GBP 20.94 [Appr.: EURO 24.5 US$ 25.34 | JP¥ 3426]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 034051261x FOLKLORE, FOLKTALES, STORIES, MUNCHAUSEN, RASPE, BLACKER

 
BRIGGS, KATHARINE M
Nine Lives - Cats in Folklore - Uncorrected Proof Copy
London, Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1980. (ISBN: 0710006381). Soft cover. An uncorrected proof copy of this classic study of folklore. A re-typed version of chapter one is loosely laid in. The paper covers are worn and marked, with some creasing. Good. Good.
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Book number: 9169
GBP 54.43 [Appr.: EURO 63.25 US$ 65.86 | JP¥ 8904]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 0710006381 FOLKLORE, FOLKTALES, ANTHROPOLOGY, CATS, BRIGGS, UNCORRECTED PROOF

 
BRYANT, FRANK EGBERT
A History of English Balladry Through the Reign of Elizabeth
Norwood, PA, Norwood Editions. 1973. (ISBN: 0883050781). Hardcover. A reprint of the author's doctoral thesis, originally published in 1913, with a new introduction by Robert S Thomson - a study of ballads in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. VG, no inscriptions, no DJ. Very Good.
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Book number: 9436
GBP 65.95 [Appr.: EURO 76.75 US$ 79.8 | JP¥ 10789]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 0883050781 FOLKLORE, FOLKTALES, BALLADS, ROBIN HOOD, FRANCIS JAMES CHILD, CHILD BALLADS

 
DUBOIS, PIERRE ILLUSTRATED BY CLAUDINE AND ROLAND SABATIER
The Great Encyclopedia of Faeries
Pavillion London 1999 HB. Hardcover. Translated from the French, this details mainly European faeries, with some from Asia and the Pacific. Beautifully illustrated, there are tales and legends, as well as background information. VG, no inscriptions, in DJ that is slightly edge-worn but generally VG. 183pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 8804
GBP 32.45 [Appr.: EURO 37.75 US$ 39.27 | JP¥ 5309]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY, LEGEND, STORIES, FAIRY, FAIRY STORY, FAERY, FOLKTALE

 
CONCEPCION, JOSE LUIS, TRANS. ROBIN APRIL-STOCK
The Guanches Survivors and Their Descendants (Canary Island History)
Asociacion Cultural de las Islas Canarias Tenerife 1992 PB. (ISBN: 8439821735). Soft cover. Seventh edition. An historical study suggesting that the Guanches, original inhabitants of the Canary Islands, survived massacre and enslavement to form a genetic and cultural part of the islands today. VG, no inscriptions. 69pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 9092
GBP 9.42 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.4 | JP¥ 1541]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 8439821735 FOLKLORE, HISTORY, AFRICA, CANARY ISLANDS, GUANCHE

 
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 names to front paste-down and ffep, sound, good, no DJ. Good.
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Book number: 11848
GBP 6.28 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1027]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY, LEGEND, EGYPT, FRANCE, FRENCH Legend Mythology

 
DUNCAN, DAVID JAMES
My Story As Told by Water
Sierra Club Books San Francisco 2001 PB. (ISBN: 1578050839). Soft cover. 'Confessions, Druidic rants, reflections, bird-watchings, fish-stalkings, visions, songs and prayers refracting light from living rivers, in the age of the industrial dark'. Slightly edge-worn, generally VG 294pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 5932
GBP 32.45 [Appr.: EURO 37.75 US$ 39.27 | JP¥ 5309]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 1578050839 FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY, DRUIDS

 
EMRICH, DUNCAN
Folklore on the American Land
Boston, Little Brown and Company. 1927. Hardcover. Reprint. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Bump to base of spine, otherwise VG, no inscriptions, in sunned, chipped, mended, good DJ. A heavy book. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 11185
GBP 28.26 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 34.2 | JP¥ 4623]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, FOLK SONGS, AMERICA, USA

 
EVSLIN, BERNARD
Greeks Bearing Gifts: The Epics of Achilles and Ulysses
Four Winds Press New York 1976 HB. (ISBN: 0590174312). Hardcover. Illustrated by Lucy Martin Bitzer. Blue cloth lightly worn and marked, no inscriptions, clean and sound, good, in marked, chipped, mended, good DJ.p 0. Good/Good.
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Book number: 4569
GBP 10.47 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 12.67 | JP¥ 1713]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: 0590174312 HISTORY, MYTHOLOGY, FOLKLORE, GREECE

 
EWING, JULIANA HORATIA
The Brownies and Other Tales
Society for promoting Christian Knowledge London HB. Hardcover. Contains: The Brownies, The Land of Lost Toys, Three Christmas Trees, An Idyll of the Wood, Christmas Crackers, and Amelia and the Dwarves. No date, is part of the SPCK authorized editions of Mrs Ewing's works. Good - corners and spine bumped and worn; inscribed by previous owner on FFEP, fold marks on the first three pages, pages have occasional marks and age spotting; hinge starting at rear. 238pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 5571
GBP 17.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 21.54 | JP¥ 2912]
Catalogue: Folklore
Keywords: FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY, FOLKTALES, FAIRY TALES

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