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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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Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen : The Enchanting Stories of the World's Best-loved Storyteller

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 2005

Seller ID: 066514

ISBN: 0276428307

Condition: As New


Gift quality hardback still in publisher's shrink-wrap. Features a host of the author's everlasting stories - The Princess and the Pea; Thumbelina; The Ugly Duckling; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Little Match Girl etc. 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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British Myths and Legends (Folio Society Three-Volume Set)

By: Barber, Richard (Edited and Introduced By)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2005

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 068387

Condition: Very Good


Featuring Marvels and Magic; Heroes and Saints; History and Romance. Clean, bright copies which appear unread. Housed in their own slipcase which has some surface scratches and scuff marks. . Pages run through to number 708 including an index of places. Prompt dispatch. 068387. View more info

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The Ingoldsby Legends

By: Barham, Rev. R.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 067993

Condition: Good


A collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry supposedly written by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, but actually penned by the Rev Richard Barham. 518 pages Maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Spine strip faded. Small loss to margin of the title page. Pages have tanned with age though text block is clean. Illustrated with b/w pictures. View more info

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The Rolling Stones - Street Fighting Years

By: Barnard, Stephen

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1993

Seller ID: 051594

Condition: Good


Lays bare the myths and reality behind the Rolling Stones with over 250 photographs including those of Cecil Beaton, Norman Parkinson and David Bailey. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear. 176 pages. Foreword by Bill Wyman. View more info

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The Golden Town and Other Tales from Soma-Deva's Ocean of Romance-Rivers

By: Barnett, L.D.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1909

Seller ID: 048605

Condition: Reading Copy


READING COPY ONLY as damp staining to boards. Spine strip is faded. Internally text block is very clean. 108 pages. A little book of fiction which may convey more vividly than learned and veracious treatises the spirit of India in the brave days of old. View more info

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The Cross of St Patrick : The Catholic Unionist Tradition in Ireland

By: Biggs-Davison, John; Chowdharay-Best, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, The Kensal Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033054

ISBN: 0946041261

Condition: Near Fine


Explodes one of the most damaging myths of Irish history by illuminating some of the most perplexing problems. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 487 pages including index. Light signs of storage only. Prompt 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The End of the Beginning

By: Clayton, Tim; Craig, Phil

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037538

ISBN: 0340766808

Condition: Near Fine


The authors reassess the myths and explain the real story of one of the great hinge points of contemporary history. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 438 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 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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Blood, Sweat and Arrogance : And the Myths of Churchill's War.

By: Corrigan, Gordon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037685

ISBN: 029784623X

Condition: Near Fine


A devastating new account of Britain's war in Europe and North Africa which reveals how Churchill's meddling almost cost us the war and how Montgomery took the credit for his predecessor's work. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 495 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Housing, Class and Gender in Modern British Writing : 1880 - 2012

By: Cuming, Emily

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2016

Seller ID: 063261

ISBN: 1107150183

Condition: As New


Draws together a wide and eclectic collection of well known, and less familiar, works by writers to reflect upon and challenge various myths and truisms of 'home' through an analysis of four distinct British settings: slums, boarding houses, working-class childhood homes and housing estates. Clean, bright copy in laminated boards. - 235 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Tony Curtis : The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Curtis; Tony; Paris, Barry

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 067227

ISBN: 0434161845

Condition: As New


A no-punches-pulled account as Curtis debunks myths of stardom and glamour with a raw, uncensored street-honed New York bite. Bright, square hardback which simply SIGNED by the author to the ffep with the inscription ''Brian Tony Curtis''. Dust jacket remains unclipped - 352 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sixties Ireland : Reshaping the Economy, State and Society, 1957-1973

By: Daly, Mary E.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063110

ISBN: 1316509311

Condition: As New


Provocative new history of Ireland exposing the myths of Ireland's modernisation. Clean, bright, unread paperback - 426 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tolkien's Ring

By: Day, David

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 2001

Seller ID: 050223

Condition: Very Good


Shows how the Lord of the Rings is the result of an ancient story-telling tradition that dates back to the dawn of western culture; and how by drawing upon the world's primary myths and legends, Tolkien created his own mythology for the twentieth century. Very good clean hardback illustrated with colour drawings by Alan Lee. 183 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

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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From Scarface to Scarlett: American Films in the 1930's

By: Dooley, Roger

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068080

ISBN: 0151337896

Condition: Near Fine


Definitive all inclusive history of American films of the 1930s discussing the stars, films, genres, studios, directors and myths. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped jacket. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 648 pages including index. 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