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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories, Adams, Richard
1 Adams, Richard The Iron Wolf and Other Stories
London Allen Lane 1980 071391341X / 9780713913415 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Campbell, Jennifer, & Gilbert, Yvvonne 
Nineteen folk tales from all over the world, each with a special magic that is the essential quality of folk-lore. A very good clean hardback in very good unclipped dustwrapper. 142 pages. Illustrated with oclour paintings by Yvonne Gilbert and drawings by Jennifer Campbell. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, Andersen, Hans Christian
2 Andersen, Hans Christian Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
London The Folio Society 1998 Fifth Printing Hard Cover As New Robinson, W. Heath 
Beautifully illustrated, gift quality example of the famous publication. Appears unread and is housed in its own slipcase - 288 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, Andersen, Hans Christian
3 Andersen, Hans Christian Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
London Peter Lunn 1947 New Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Gough, Philip 
Includes all the old favourites:- The Snow Queen, The Travelling Companion, The Steadfast Tin Solier with charming b/w illustrations by Philip Gough. Very good clean hardback in now protected tatty dustwrapper which shows signs of wear & tear with areas of loss to rear cover & top of spine. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Handy Classical Dictionary, Anon
4 Anon A Handy Classical Dictionary
London Whittaker & Co Sixth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
Produced to contain as much information as possible in a small compass and containing the most prominent names that occur in classical history and mythology with the most conspicuous incidents associated with them. 120 pages + publisher's adverts. Maroon cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Undated circa 1900's. A very good clean copy. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Unsolved Mysteries, Anon
5 Anon Unsolved Mysteries
London Collins Educational 1996 0003022447 / 9780003022445 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Hard, Charlotte and Smith, Tony 
Weird and wonderful facts. A very good, clean copy of this book in the Collins Fact Finder series. 31 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Mythology : An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Principal Myths and Religions of the World, Cavendish, Richard (Editor)
6 Cavendish, Richard (Editor) Mythology : An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Principal Myths and Religions of the World
Twickenham, Middlesex Tiger Books 1998 1840560703 / 9781840560701 Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Comprehensive and well researched study of the imaginative traditions through which man attempts to understand and control the world about him and reconcile himself to life's tragedies and sorrows. Heavy, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 304 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Imagine You're a Fairy!, Clibbon, Meg
7 Clibbon, Meg Imagine You're a Fairy!
Slough, Berkshire Zero to Ten 2001 1840890835 / 9781840890839 First Edition Hard Cover As New 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Clibbon, Lucy 
A comprehensive guide for kids on how to be a Fairy. Beautifully illustrated copy. Immediate UK dispatch. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Imagine You're a Wizard!, Clibbon, Meg
8 Clibbon, Meg Imagine You're a Wizard!
Slough, Berkshire Zero to Ten 2002 1840892692 / 9781840892697 First Edition Hard Cover As New 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Clibbon, Lucy 
A comprehensive guide for kids on how to be a Wizard. Beautifully illustrated copy. Immediate UK dispatch. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Contes populaires et légendes de Provence, Collectif
9 Collectif Contes populaires et légendes de Provence
Paris, France France Loisirs 1974 272420297X / 9782724202977 Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Histoires fantastiques, recits bon enfant, contes populaires rythes. Clean, square hardback with text in FRENCH. Dustjacket shows some wear & tear - 315pp. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Dictionary of Festivals, Cooper, J. C.
10 Cooper, J. C. The Dictionary of Festivals
London Thorsons Publishers 1995 0722531931 / 9780722531938 Soft Cover Reading Copy 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
A guide to the ceremonies and customs of the oldest civilizations, including the Babylonian, Chinese, Greek and Inca and the major religions of today, including the Hindu, Sikh, Hebrew and Christian. It also looks at the rituals, carnivals, fetes and festivals, and at modern-day public holidays. Unread paperback though storage has caused some edgewear and crease marks to covers. Internally clean save light tanning to page edges. Very good reading copy. 231 pages including bibliography. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Waking the Dead : Puzzles from Ancient History Decoded, Cox, Don
11 Cox, Don Waking the Dead : Puzzles from Ancient History Decoded
Marlow, Buckinghamshire Odysseus Publishing 2001 0953943704 / 9780953943708 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The author takes us into a journey into the distant past. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 181 pages. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The World of Tolkien: Mythological Sources of the "Lord of the Rings", Day, David
12 Day, David The World of Tolkien: Mythological Sources of the "Lord of the Rings"
London Mitchell Beazley 2003 1840006897 / 9781840006896 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to 
A comprehensive guide to Tolkien's mythological, historical literary, linguistic and creative sources for Lord of the Rings. Includes all the main creatures, peoples. places and events in Middle Earth. Clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustjacket. 184 pages including index. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Contes Du Zougoulougoubamba, De Goustine, Giselle
13 De Goustine, Giselle Contes Du Zougoulougoubamba
Paris, France Didier 1965 Paper Back Near Fine 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall M. Abauzit 
Text in FRENCH. A book of African folk tales - 75 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Mythology of Sex : An Illustrated Exploration of Sexual Customs and Practices from Ancient Times to the Present, Dening, Sarah
14 Dening, Sarah The Mythology of Sex : An Illustrated Exploration of Sexual Customs and Practices from Ancient Times to the Present
London B. T. Batsford 1996 0713481110 / 9780713481112 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to 
Captivating, enlightening, and strikingly illustrated work which explores the ways in which cultural myths reflect attitudes toward sexuality and how these attitudes have changed over time. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Myths & Legends of the British, Ebbutt, Maude
15 Ebbutt, Maude Myths & Legends of the British
Twickenham, Middlesex Senate 1998 1859580017 / 9781859580011 Card Covers Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Illustrated collection of 16 stories from every part of the British Isles. 374 pages including glossary and index. Faint sunning to page edges. Clean, tight copy, next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay, Evans, George Ewart
16 Evans, George Ewart Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay
London The Country Book Club 1958 0571063535 / 9780571063536 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Bewick, Thomas 
Classic picture of the rural past in a remote Suffolk village, revealed in the conversations of old people who recall harvest customs, home crafts, poetic usages in dialect, old farm tools, smugglers tales, and rural customs and beliefs going back to the time of Chaucer. Previous owner's name to map endpaper else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 250 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Story of the Scotland's Flag, Harris, Paul (editor)
17 Harris, Paul (editor) Story of the Scotland's Flag
Glasgow, Scotland Lang Syne Publishers 1992 Reprint Soft Cover As New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Adapted from The Story of the Scottish Flag by William McMillan and John A. Stewart published in 1925. Includes the mystic origins of the national flag and tales associated with it over the centuries. Clean, bright, 48 page booklet protected in a clear, plastic jacket. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore, Huffman, Ray
18 Huffman, Ray Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore
London Oxford University Press 1931 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Published for the International Institute of African Languages and Cultures. Looked at some of the less accessible peoples of the Sudan. Clean, bright copy with fore and botton edges untrimmed - 108 pages including index. Will include, laid in, remnants of the d/w. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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A History of Pagan Europe, Jones, Prudence; Pennick, Nigel
19 Jones, Prudence; Pennick, Nigel A History of Pagan Europe
London Routledge 1995 0415091365 / 9780415091367 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Definitive study which draws together the fragmented sources of Europe's native religions and establishes the coherence and continuity of the Pagan world vision. Clean, square hardback with some faint sunning to page edges - 262 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Heroes - or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children, Kingsley, Charles
20 Kingsley, Charles The Heroes - or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children
London Thomas Nelson & Sons Hard Cover Good 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Good, clean copy in maroon boards with gilt lettering to the sunned spine. Not dated, circa 1920's. 279 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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