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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories

By: Adams, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061776


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. View more info

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1998

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 058088


Beautifully illustrated, gift quality example of the famous publication. Appears unread and is housed in its own slipcase - 288 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Peter Lunn: 1947

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 058982


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. View more info

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Unsolved Mysteries

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins Educational: 1996

Seller ID: 020746


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. View more info

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A Handy Classical Dictionary

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Whittaker & Co:

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 032196


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. View more info

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Mythology : An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Principal Myths and Religions of the World

By: Cavendish, Richard (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Twickenham, Middlesex, Tiger Books: 1998

Seller ID: 036494


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. View more info

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Imagine You're a Wizard!

By: Clibbon, Meg

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Slough, Berkshire, Zero to Ten: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011110


A comprehensive guide for kids on how to be a Wizard. Beautifully illustrated copy. Immediate UK dispatch. View more info

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Imagine You're a Fairy!

By: Clibbon, Meg

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Slough, Berkshire, Zero to Ten: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011111


A comprehensive guide for kids on how to be a Fairy. Beautifully illustrated copy. Immediate UK dispatch. View more info

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Contes populaires et l├ęgendes de Provence

By: Collectif

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Paris, France, France Loisirs: 1974

Seller ID: 046820


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. View more info

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The Dictionary of Festivals

By: Cooper, J. C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thorsons Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 018616


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 includin... View more info

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Maypoles, Martyrs and Mayhem : 366 days of British Customs, Myths and Eccentricities

By: Cooper, Quentin and Sullivan, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1994

Seller ID: 064356


Serves as a diary of British weirdness and an almanac of truly strange days. Clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear and sunning to spine - 378 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Waking the Dead : Puzzles from Ancient History Decoded

By: Cox, Don

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Odysseus Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040987


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. View more info

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The World of Tolkien: Mythological Sources of the "Lord of the Rings"

By: Day, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058988


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. View more info

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Contes Du Zougoulougoubamba

By: De Goustine, Giselle

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Didier: 1965

Seller ID: 008262


Text in FRENCH. A book of African folk tales - 75 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Mythology of Sex : An Illustrated Exploration of Sexual Customs and Practices from Ancient Times to the Present

By: Dening, Sarah

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051215


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. View more info

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Myths & Legends of the British

By: Ebbutt, Maude

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Twickenham, Middlesex, Senate: 1998

Seller ID: 017996


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. View more info

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Story of the Scotland's Flag

By: Harris, Paul (editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Lang Syne Publishers: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 063727


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. View more info

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Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore

By: Huffman, Ray

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059351


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. View more info

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A History of Pagan Europe

By: Jones, Prudence; Pennick, Nigel

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042260


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. View more info

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The Heroes - or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 043820


Good, clean copy in maroon boards with gilt lettering to the sunned spine. Not dated, circa 1920's. 279 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info