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The Rig Veda
London, Penguin Classics, 2005. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Boeknummer: 054854
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
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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Boeknummer: 042853
USD 1000.00 [Appr.: EURO 906.75]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
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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Boeknummer: 054895
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.5]
Catalogus: Mythology
Trefwoorden: 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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Boeknummer: 9900022231
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75]
Catalogus: Mythology
Trefwoorden: Myths;Illinois;Indians;Landmarks;Folk tales;;;;

 
APOLLODORUS
The Library of Greek Mythology
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. Translated by Robin Hard.
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Boeknummer: 056179
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 7]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
ASHE, GEOFFREY
The Discovery of King Arthur
London, Guild Publishing, 1985. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Boeknummer: 030228
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
BARFIELD, OWEN
Saving the Appearances: A Study in Idolatry
Connecticut, Wesleyan University Press, 1988. Second Edition. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Boeknummer: 049748
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
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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Boeknummer: 9900036239
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75]
Catalogus: Mythology
Trefwoorden: Folk tales;Myths;Legends;;;;;;

 
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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Boeknummer: 054873
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75]
Catalogus: Mythology
Trefwoorden: 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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Boeknummer: 9900042815
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 226.75]
Catalogus: Mythology
Trefwoorden: 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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Boeknummer: 017187
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75]
Catalogus: Mythology
Trefwoorden: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Niagara; New York; Pennsylvania

 
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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Boeknummer: 051284
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 7]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
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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Boeknummer: 054744
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
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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Boeknummer: 058515
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.5]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
POZZI, DORA C. AND JOHN M. WICKERSHAM (EDS.)
Myth and the Polis
Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1991. Paperback. pp. ix, 232. 8vo. Very good-. .
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Boeknummer: 050323
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25]
Catalogus: Mythology
Trefwoorden: Myth and Poetics;

 
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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Boeknummer: 056260
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Catalogus: Mythology

 
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. Spine slightly sunned, lightest shelfwear, small crease to bottom corner of front cover; very good-. Bollingen Series XVII.
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Boeknummer: 057412
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
The Masks of God: Oriental Mythology
New York, Arkana, 1991. Paperback. 8vo. Creasing and short closed tears to rear cover, ink line to bottom edge; good. .
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Boeknummer: 053099
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Catalogus: Mythology

 
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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Boeknummer: 056649
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Catalogus: Mythology

 
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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Boeknummer: 058170
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.5]
Catalogus: Mythology

 
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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Boeknummer: 048991
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Catalogus: Mythology

 
CARRISON, MURIEL PASKIN; THE VENERABLE KONG CHHEAN (TRANS.)
Cambodian Folk Stories from the Gatiloke
Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1987. First printing. Hardcover. pp. 139. 8vo. Bound in full orange cloth with blue lettering to spine. Coloured pastedowns and endpapers. Black-and-white illustrations. Ink name, some pencilling to last few pages. Very good in partly sunned, very good- dustjacket. .
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Boeknummer: 051279
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Catalogus: Mythology

 
CHILD, FRANCIS JAMES (ED.)
The English and Scottish Popular Ballads Volumes I and II
Northfield, MN, Loomis House Press, 2001. Hardcover.Royal 8vo,,Both volumes in near fine condition and in sl. scuffed jackets,The price is for the two volumes. Due to size and weight, we ask that you enquire first as to costs and options to ship. Ill.: frontispieces. Corrected Second Edition prepared by Mark F. Heiman and Laura Saxton Heiman. ISBN 0970702027 (vol. I) & 0970702051 (vol. II).
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Boeknummer: 9900036896
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 86.25]
Catalogus: Mythology
Trefwoorden: Folklore;Fairy tales;Folk songs;;;;;;

 
COGHLAN, RONAN
The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends
Shaftesbury, Element, 1995. Paperback. 8vo. Ink name to first page, light shelfwear; very good+. .
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Boeknummer: 047512
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Catalogus: Mythology

 
O'CONNOR, WILLIAM
Dracopedia A Guide to Drawing the Dragons of the World
Cincinnati, OH, Impact, 2009. Hardcover. pp. 159. Color illustrations. Near fine. .
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Boeknummer: 049050
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 16]
Catalogus: Mythology

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