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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

ISBN: 071391341X

Condition: Very Good


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 colour paintings by Yvonne Gilbert and drawings by Jennifer Campbell. View more info

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Fables of Aesop

By: Aesop

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1926

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 064961

Condition: Fair


With eight colour plates. Sunning and some loss to spine (see photo) and a neat Xmas gift inscription to the ffep else an internally clean, bright copy - 132 pages. Prompt dispatch. 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

Condition: As New


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

Condition: Very Good


Includes all the old favourites:- The Snow Queen, The Travelling Companion, The Steadfast Tin Soldier 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

ISBN: 0003022447

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1840560703

Condition: Very Good +


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

ISBN: 1840892692

Condition: As New


A comprehensive guide for kids on how to be a Wizard. Beautifully illustrated copy. Prompt 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

ISBN: 1840890835

Condition: As New


A comprehensive guide for kids on how to be a Fairy. Beautifully illustrated copy. Prompt 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

ISBN: 272420297X

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0722531931

Condition: Reading Copy


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

ISBN: 0747518076

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt 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

ISBN: 0953943704

Condition: As New


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

ISBN: 1840006897

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


Text in FRENCH. A book of African folk tales - 75 pages. Prompt 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

ISBN: 0713481110

Condition: Very Good


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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Fairy Tales

By: Doherty, Berlie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064891

ISBN: 0744561159

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality, unread, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w. Tells the classic children's tales alongside beautifully illustrated coloured pictures - 224 pages. Prompt 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

ISBN: 1859580017

Condition: Very Good


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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The World of Odysseus

By: Finley, M. I.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Seller ID: 065600

Condition: As New


Now with an introduction by Simon Hornblower, studying the life and times of the legendary Greek king of Ithaca and the hero of Homer's epic poem. Gift quality copy which appears unread. Housed in its own slipcase - 193 pages including index. Prompt 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

Condition: As New


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info