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Danish Folktales, Legends, and Other Stories

By Tangherlini, Timothy R. (ed. & trans.)

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. New book. octavo. xxii + 234pp., bibliog., indexes, Inc. a DVD with over 500 additional stories, in rear pocket

$70.00

The Politics of Myth

By Knight, Stephen

Melbourne: Melbourne U. P., 2015. 1st edition. softback with stiff wrappers. As New. octavo.. 264pp., b/w pls., text ills., index, Explores the richness of myth through nine figures; King Arthur, Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Guinevere, Robin Hood, Joan of Arc, Ned Kelly, William Shakespeare & Sherlock Holmes

$21.00

The Faber Books of Greek Legends

By Lines, Kathleen (ed.) [Faith Jacques (illust.)]

London: Faber & Faber, 1983. reprint. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. 268pp., illusts., index, 25 stories from Charles Lamb, Andrew Lang, Rosemary Sutcliff & others

$21.00

Apples of Immortality: Folktales of Armenia

By Surmelian, Leon

London: Allen & Unwin, 1968. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. 319pp., text ills., Nice copy in bright red boards with a nice unclipped dust jacket with minimal wear

$33.60

Hare, Baboon & their Friends

By Harmon, Roger

Gweru (Zimbabwe): Mambo Press, 1987. 1st ed. thus. card covers. Nice copy. octavo. 36pp., illusts., African folk-tales first published by OUP in 1967 & 1975

$18.20

Hindu Epics, Myths and Legends in Popular Illustrations

By Vitsaxis, Vassilis G.

New Delhi: Oxford U. P., 1978. 2nd imp.. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. large octavo. xii + 98pp., col. & b/w pls., Illustrated with fine tipped-in colour plates. Dust jacket sunned at spine o/w a nice copy

$33.60

Merlin's Booke

By Yolen, Jane [Thomas Canty (illust.)]

Minneapolis: SteelDragon Press , 1986. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. octavo. 176pp., illusts., Thirteen Stories and Poems about the Arch-Mage. Lovely copy of the scarce first hardcover edition

$84.00

The Washer of the Ford: And other Legendary Moralities

By Macleod, Fiona (William Sharp)

Edinburgh: Patrick Geddes, 1896. 1st edition. hardback in decorated cloth. Nice copy. octavo. 320pp., col. & b/w pls., maps, appends., bibliog., index, Tales of Scottish myth, legend & ghostly tales by the noted Scottish antiquary & folklorist, William Sharp. The Celtic Library. Blue decorated boards a little rubbed o/w a nice tight copy with ÔCeltic styleÕ decorated end papers. 20pp. publishersÕ catalogue at rear

$112.00

Baksheesh and Brahman: Asian Journals - India

By Campbell, Joseph

Novato: New World Library, 1988. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. large octavo. xxiv + 390pp., b/w pls., text ills., maps, index, Joseph Campbell Foundation

$21.00

Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

By Tyldesley, Joyce

London: Allen Lane, 2010. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. octavo. xiii + 384pp., col. pls., maps, notes, bibliog., index, 'Throughout his long and eventful life, Linus Pauling, the most important American scientist of the twentieth century, was a maverick genius. His knowledge was astonishingly broad, and he made significant discoveries in chemistry, physics, biology, immunology, and medicineÕ

$21.00

Where Is the Eagle?

By Coffer, William E. (Koi Hosh)

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981. 1st edition / 1st printing. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. xvii + 271pp., illusts., index, A collection of their mythical & spiritual traditions of the American Indian. Covers the 7 tribes of the Southeast; 14 of the southwest; 13 of the Central Plains; 8 of the Northeast; 14 of the Northwest & 17 of California. Light wear to dust jacket o/w a nice copy

$28.00

The Riddle of the 'Labarum' and The Origin of Christian Symbols

By Pitt-Rivers, George

London: Allen & Unwin, 1966. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Very Good. octavo. 92pp., col. frontis., b/w pls., bibliog., index, Ex-library copy with usual stamps & labels o/w very good copy

$18.20

Pilpay's Fables

By Burton, Sir Richard

Bangkok: Orchid Press, 2003. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. small quarto. xx + 74pp., colour plates, ÔThis is a translation of a recently discovered manuscript, containing Sanskrit tales written over 2000 years ago, in which each tale - acted out by a cast of animals and people - is intended to offer an important lesson in life, often one that evolves from the protagonists various misfortunesÕ. Retains original promotional band

$33.60

German Legends of the Brothers Grimm : Volume I and II

By Jakob & Karl Grimm; [Donald Ward (ed. & tans.)]

Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1981. 1st ed. thus. hardbacks with dust jacket. As New. octavo. xi + 432, 477pp., frontis.(2), index, Very nice copies in like unclipped dust Jackets

$210.00

Gods of Myth and Stone: Phallicism in Japanese Folk Religion

By Czaja, Michael

New York: Weatherhill, 1974. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. small octavo. 294pp., b/w pls., appends., notes, bibliog., index, ÔA comprehensive study of the origins and meaning of Japanese phallicism and its pivotal role in Japan's folk religionÕ

$49.00

The Language of the Goddess

By Gimbutas, Marija [Joseph Campbell (foreword)]

London: Thames & Hudson, 2002. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. quarto. 388pp., col. & b/w pls., text ills., maps, bibliog., index, Pioneering text in archaeomythology; based on archaeology, comparative mythology, and folklore. Important & definitive work on prepatriarchal civilization.

$77.00

The Friendly Guide to Mythology: A Mortal's Guide to the Fantastical Realm of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Heroes

By Hathaway, Nancy

New York: Viking, 2001. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. octavo. xxii + 424pp., text ills., glossary, bibliog., index, ÔFocusing on Greek and Roman mythology but including myths from Africa, Asia, Australia, northern Europe, and the Americas; compelling stories of gods, goddesses, mortals, and monstersÕ. Neat ownership signature o/w nice copy

$33.60

The Vanishing People: A Study of Traditional Fairy Beliefs

By Briggs, Katharine M.

London: Batsford, 1978. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. octavo. 218pp., illusts., bibliog., indexes, Classic text

$36.40

Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Volume II : The Way of the Seeded Earth, Part 2: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas

By Campbell, Joseph

New York: Harper & Row, 1988. 1st edition. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. folio. 116-251 + xxiipp., col. & b/w pls., text ills., maps, appendix, index,

$49.00

The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects

By Walker, Barbara G.

Edison (NJ): Castle Books, 1988. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. xi + 563pp., text ills., bibliog., index, Fascinating & valuable reference. Nice copy in like unclipped dust jacket

$33.60

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