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The Red Fairy Book

By: Andrew Lang [Editor]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 236105

Condition: Good Condition


The second volume in Lang's fairy tale collection, hosts several of the fairy tales most prominent in modern times, including Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and The Golden Goose, but also some tales that deserve wider telling, including The Enchanted Pig and Drakestail. Maroon/red leather, gilt lettering to front with owners initials in gilt. Raised Stamped binding to spine 367 pages. Cover edges well rubbed. Illustrator: H. J. Ford and Lancelot Speed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible; Myths, Legends & Folklore; Myth, Legend,... View more info

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Norse Mythology: The Myths and Legends of the Nordic Gods [The Mythology Library]

By: Arthur Cotterell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ultimate Editions: 1997

Seller ID: 247598

ISBN: 1860352626

Condition: Near Fine Condition


96 pages. GIFT QUALITY . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1860352626. ISBN/EAN: 9781860352621. Inventory No: 247598. Hardcover View more info

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The Myth of the Hero

By: Bill Butler

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Rider & Company: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232547

ISBN: 0091387604

Condition: Very Good Condition


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; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0091387604. ISBN/EAN: 9780091387600. Inventory No: 232547. Hardcover View more info

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Leprechauns, Legends and Irish Tales

By: Hugh McGowan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247966

ISBN: 0575042613

Condition: Very Good Condition


A collection of folk and fairy tales which draws the reader into the world of Irish legend. A bibliography of sources is provided, together with explanatory notes of the possible derivations of the stories. 127 pages. Illustrator: Peter Haigh. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales; Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0575042613. ISBN/EAN: 9780575042612. Inventory No: 247966. Hardcover View more info

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Roman Myths [The Legendary Past]

By: Jane F. Gardner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, British Museum Press: 1993

Seller ID: 245372

ISBN: 0714117412

Condition: Very Good Condition


The myths of the Romans are stories not about the gods but about the Romans themselves. Writers such as Livy, Virgil and Ovid presented myths as if they were actual histories of the origins and early days of Rome. The stories of Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and the "Seven Kings" give varying accounts of the founding of the city; Rome's destiny - her divinely fore-ordained rise to power - is stressed in all of them. Some myths provided models of virtuous and public-spirited behaviour which all citizens were encouraged to emulate. The myths could add lustre to the reputations of Rome's ruli... View more info

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Santa: A Life

By: Jeremy Seal

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Australia, Picador: 2005

Seller ID: 245311

ISBN: 0330438441

Condition: Good Condition


292 pages. Tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Myths, Legends & Folklore; Myth, Legend, Folk & Fairy Tales. ISBN: 0330438441. ISBN/EAN: 9780330438445. Inventory No: 245311. Paperback View more info

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An Introduction to Viking Mythology

By: John Grant

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Sandstone books: 1995

Seller ID: 247601

ISBN: 1853488348

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This book takes a fresh look at the best-loved and most exciting stories that make up the rich body of Viking mythology. It begins by introducing each of the characters that feature in the stories: the goddesses Freya, Frigga, Iduna, Hela, the gods Odin, Thor, Loki, Balder, Frey and countless other giants, elves, dwarves, Norns and Valkyries, heroes and heroines of the mythical Viking world. It then covers the creation, the tales of the gods and goddesses (which naturally form the major part of the book), ending with the death of the gods and goddesses. 128 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shippe... View more info

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Ancient Cultures: Myths and Legends of the Vikings

By: Judith Millidge [Editor]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Sandstone Books: 1998

Seller ID: 229658

ISBN: 1865050334

Condition: Near Fine Condition


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 View more info

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King Midas

By: Neil Philip

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Little Brown and Co.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229653

ISBN: 0316705217

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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The Legend of Te Tuna

By: Richard Adams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1986

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 228493

ISBN: 0283993936

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info