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Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales

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Incline Our Hearts, A. N. Wilson
1 A. N. Wilson Incline Our Hearts
Penguin 228119 London 1990 0140113371 / 9780140113372 Softcover Very Good Condition Very Good From A.N. Wilson, comes the story of the sentimental education of Julian Ramsey. After an agonising (and often hilarious) passage through prep school, public school, and army service, Julian begins an exploration of love and friendship and what it really means to "know" someone, in this comic, yet touching, coming of age story. 250 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0140113371. ISBN/EAN: 9780140113372. Inventory No: 228119. Paperback 
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Price: 15.00 AUD 12.75 AUD 
 
 
The Myth of the Hero, Bill Butler
2 Bill Butler The Myth of the Hero
Rider & Company 232547 London 1979 First Edition 0091387604 / 9780091387600 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Various heroes from antiquity to the space age, their origins and characteristics. 208 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; ISBN: 0091387604. ISBN/EAN: 9780091387600. Inventory No: 232547. Hardcover 
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Price: 20.50 AUD 17.43 AUD 
 
 
The Folklore of the Irish in Australia, Bill Wannan
3 Bill Wannan The Folklore of the Irish in Australia
Currey O'Neil 226640 Australia 1980 0859020967 / 9780859020961 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Contents are: The Exiles of Erin; Emigrants & Settlers; Leaders & Pathfinders; Wits, Characters & Local Identities; The Criminous; The Comic; Transportation & Other Convict Songs & Ballads; Emigrant Eongs & Ballads; Outlaw Songs & Ballads; Sporting Songs & Ballads; 224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0859020967. ISBN/EAN: 9780859020961. Inventory No: 226640. Hardcover 
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Price: 20.50 AUD 17.43 AUD 
 
 
Mythical Beasts [The Leprechaun Library], Deirdre Headon
4 Deirdre Headon Mythical Beasts [The Leprechaun Library]
Hutchinson 232564 1981 009145560X / 9780091455606 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Alan Baker Illustrator: Alan Baker. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 009145560X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091455606. Inventory No: 232564. Hardcover 
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Price: 13.50 AUD 11.48 AUD 
 
 
The Atlas of Legendary Places, James Harpur and Jennifer Westwood
5 James Harpur and Jennifer Westwood The Atlas of Legendary Places
Guild Publishing 228036 London 1989 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Magnificent illustrations, photographs, paintings an engravings, plus evocative descriptions, travellers' tales and artists' views make this a book to treasure. 240 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 228036. Hardcover 
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Price: 34.50 AUD 29.33 AUD 
 
 
Saga Volume I: Best New Writings on Mythology, Jonathan Young [Editor]
6 Jonathan Young [Editor] Saga Volume I: Best New Writings on Mythology
White Cloud Press 232540 USA 1996 1883991137 / 9781883991135 Trade Paperback Good Condition This annual volume collects the most innovative articles published each year in the area of myth and ritual studies. Contributors to this book include: Marion Woodman, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Sam Keen and Robert Bly. 205 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1883991137. ISBN/EAN: 9781883991135. Inventory No: 232540. Paperback 
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Price: 19.00 AUD 16.15 AUD 
 
 
Ancient Cultures: Celtic Myths and Beliefs, Judith Millidge [Editor]
7 Judith Millidge [Editor] Ancient Cultures: Celtic Myths and Beliefs
Sandstone Books 229657 Australia 1998 1864601787 / 9781864601787 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition Near Fine 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1864601787. ISBN/EAN: 9781864601787. Inventory No: 229657. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.50 AUD 13.18 AUD 
 
 
Ancient Cultures: Myths and Legends of the Vikings, Judith Millidge [Editor]
8 Judith Millidge [Editor] Ancient Cultures: Myths and Legends of the Vikings
Sandstone Books 229658 Australia 1998 1865050334 / 9781865050331 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition Near Fine 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1865050334. ISBN/EAN: 9781865050331. Inventory No: 229658. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.50 AUD 13.18 AUD 
 
 
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks, Katherine Paterson
9 Katherine Paterson The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
Victor Gollancz 2094 Great Britain 1990 0575049057 / 9780575049055 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Very Good Leo & Diane Dillon A popular Japanese folktale has been retold by Katherine Paterson. Illustrator: Leo & Diane Dillon. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales. ISBN: 0575049057. ISBN/EAN: 9780575049055. Inventory No: 2094. Hardcover 
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Price: 16.50 AUD 14.03 AUD 
 
 
Myths of the World - A Thematic Encyclopedia, Michael Jordan
10 Michael Jordan Myths of the World - A Thematic Encyclopedia
Kyle Cathie Ltd 228118 London 1995 1856261565 / 9781856261562 Softcover Near Fine Condition Very Good Divided into mythological themes, rather than in A-Z format, this reference book relates each myth to its culture and period of origin, and has detailed cross-referencing and indexing. It is intended to appeal to the serious student and general reader alike, whether they are seeking information on a particular mythological concept, or on a culture, or on an individual character. 302 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1856261565. ISBN/EAN: 9781856261562. Inventory No: 228118. Paperback 
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Price: 21.50 AUD 18.28 AUD 
 
 
King Midas, Neil Philip
11 Neil Philip King Midas
Little Brown and Co. 229653 New York, USA 1994 First Edition 0316705217 / 9780316705219 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Isabelle Brent This retelling of the classic Greek myth teaches the lesson of being careful what one wishes for. Illustrator: Isabelle Brent. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's; Children; Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales. ISBN: 0316705217. ISBN/EAN: 9780316705219. Inventory No: 229653. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 AUD 12.75 AUD 
 
 
Leylines - Mysteries of the Ancient World, Nigel Pennick
12 Nigel Pennick Leylines - Mysteries of the Ancient World
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 225925 London 1997 029782306X / 9780297823063 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket In a dramatic re-evaluation of man's past, an ancient mystery is explored by an expert in the field using archeology, geology, history and astronomy. 40 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Magic, Paranormal & Occult; ISBN: 029782306X. ISBN/EAN: 9780297823063. Inventory No: 225925. Paperback 
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Price: 11.50 AUD 9.78 AUD 
 
 
THE SILENT PEOPLE, Noonan, Dianna
13 Noonan, Dianna THE SILENT PEOPLE
Ashton Scholastic GHE0020393 Auckland, New Zealand 1990 First Thus 1869430549 / 9781869430542 Softcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Maxim, Jan PB, pictorial card covers, VG/--, 97pp, glossary. Minor wear to edges and corners of covers, inside is square clean & tight without markings. A tale of ancient Moa hunters, a young girl and her family who holiday in a remote and beautiful area that is under threat of development. A scarce title. 180g when packed. Illustrator: Maxim, Jan. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales. ISBN: 1869430549. ISBN/EAN: 9781869430542. Inventory No: GHE0020393. Paperback 
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Price: 15.50 AUD 13.18 AUD 
 
 
THE BIRD of the GOLDEN LAND, Nye, Robert
14 Nye, Robert THE BIRD of the GOLDEN LAND
Beaver Books GHE0021153 UK 1983 Reprint 0600204898 / 9780600204893 Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Turska, Krystyna PB. pictorial card covers, G/--, 93pp, b/w illus. General rubbing & creasing to covers,inside has tanning to page edges, book xch stamp to h/title, else square & tight. The King of Ireland has a problem, he has no money, but he has three sons. He sends his sons on a quest to find the beautiful singing golden bird. Author follows the fortunes of the King's favorite son, Prince Barefoot. Illustrated in colour. Illustrator: Turska, Krystyna. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales. ISBN: 0600204898. ISBN/EAN: 9780600204893. Inventory No: GHE0021153. Paperback 
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Price: 14.50 AUD 12.33 AUD 
 
 
The Legend of Te Tuna, Richard Adams
15 Richard Adams The Legend of Te Tuna
Sidgwick & Jackson 228493 London 1986 First UK Edition 0283993936 / 9780283993930 Hardcover Very Good Condition Ul de Rico 71 pages. Illustrated in colour. Illustrator: Ul de Rico. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0283993936. ISBN/EAN: 9780283993930. Inventory No: 228493. Hardcover 
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Price: 21.50 AUD 18.28 AUD 
 
 
The Wisdom of Fairy Tales, Rudolf Meyer
16 Rudolf Meyer The Wisdom of Fairy Tales
Floris Books 232552 Great Britain 1988 0863150411 / 9780863150418 Hardcover Good Condition Good An interpretation based on the teaching of Rudolf Steiner. 267 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0863150411. ISBN/EAN: 9780863150418. Inventory No: 232552. Hardcover 
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Price: 24.50 AUD 20.83 AUD 
 
 
The Goddess - Power, Sexuality and the Feminine Divine, Sharukh Husain
17 Sharukh Husain The Goddess - Power, Sexuality and the Feminine Divine
DBP 230873 London 1997 First Edition 1900131994 / 9781900131995 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Drawing on myth, religious beliefs, and a revealing selection of iconography from the Paleolithic Venus of Willendorf and ancient Egyptian images of Isis to medieval Madonnas and contemporary visions of female Hindu deities, psychotherapist and folklorist Shahrukh Husain offers readers a comprehensive, cross-cultural panorama of goddess worship through the ages.Using a wealth of examples from every era and tradition, she traces a long and primal struggle that over the course of millennia saw originally female deities usurped by male-dominated priestly hierarchies, a process reflected both in myth and in actual religious practice, which saw the goddess principle attacked, diminished, and eclipsed, but never entirely eliminated. Husain examines cosmic concepts of creation and seasonal fertility, the mythic rivalries and partnerships between male and female divinities, and the explicitly sexual duality personified in the West by the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene (but common to cultures all over the world), as well as such other aspects as the warrior, the queen, and the witch or crone who snips the threads of Fate. Finally, she reviews contemporary attitudes, values, and rites, finding a new vitality after centuries of suppression: the goddess is today a subject of renewed interest to feminist theorists, cultural historians, Wiccans and Paganists, and even environmentalists, for whom the Gaia hypothesis offers a powerful metaphor reconciling modern science with ancient wisdom.Filled with vivid full-color illustrations and dozens of informative sidebars on subjects as diverse as the Vestal Virgins of Rome, the Matronit of the Kabbala, and the almost universal association of the planet Venus with goddess figures, this is a book that will appeal to a wide audience, from scholars in women's studies, anthropology, folklore, and ancient history to more general readers interested in the female influence on cultural evolution and the antecedents to modern New Age thought.Shahrukh Husain is a psychotherapist, folklorist, and storyteller. She has lectured extensively and has worked as a consultant on TV documentaries and in an advisory role to members of Parliament on cultural matters ranging from marriage and race to religion and language issues. Her publications include Daughters of the Moon: Witch Tales from around the World (1993) and Handsome Heroines (1996) 184 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front pastedown. With colour photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Magic, Paranormal & Occult; ISBN/EAN: 9781900131995. Inventory No: 230873. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 31.50 AUD 26.78 AUD 
 
 
THE FIRST BOOK OF GREEK MYTHS, Steeden, Caroline (retold by)
18 Steeden, Caroline (retold by) THE FIRST BOOK OF GREEK MYTHS
Parragon 226012 UK 1994 1858136687 / 9781858136684 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good No Dust Jacket Lawrie, Robin A lively and delightfully illustrated re-telling of 4 well-known tales from ancient greece, bringing the world of myths and legends vividly to life. Aimed at the confident younger reader. Illustrator: Lawrie, Robin. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales. ISBN: 1858136687. ISBN/EAN: 9781858136684. Inventory No: 226012. Hardcover 
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Price: 16.50 AUD 14.03 AUD 
 


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