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A Harvest of World Folk Tales

By Milton Rugoff; illustrated by Joseph Low

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Sold as a good reference copy only. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, xviii + 734 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, beige cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover first edition over all, with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling, edge fraying and a short 1/2" tear to the spine cloth ; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with slight foxing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Crock of Gold

By James Stephens ; illustrations by Thomas Mackenzie

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1926. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Sold as a terrific reading copy with the original MacKenzie color illustrations and black and white intertextual vignettes.Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 228 pages + 12 color plates, gilt tiles on green cloth. A very good (minus) clean, sturdy volume with light exterior soiling and some darkening to the backstrip, moderate shelf wear, corners slightly rubbed; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, previous owner's stamp on front endpaper.

$8.50

Dictionary of Classical Mythology

By J. E. Zimmerman

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1964. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 300 pages, black cloth; previous owner's signature on front endpaper. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with light yellowing to fore-edges and a small stain on the lower fore-edge. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with minor edge wear, with price clipped.

$17.50

Hans Christian Andersen: 80 Fairy Tales ( Eighty )

By Hans Christian Andersen; translated by R. P. Keigwin; introduction by Elias Bredsdorff; illlustrations by Vilhelm Pedersen and Lorenz Frolich

Odense, Denmark: Hans Reitzels Forlag / Flensteds Forlag, 1990. Hardcover. Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/8" tall, 483 pages, gilt titles on navy blue leatherette and top edge gilt; b&w illustrations throughout. A near fine, clean, likely unread hardcover edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but with a lengthy gift inscription penned on the front endpaper. Without slipcase.

$19.00

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (abridged in one volume)

By James George Frazer

New York, New York: Macmillan and Company, 1979. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xiv + 752 pages, red cloth. A near fine, clean hardcover edition with minor shelf wear, light soiling to the top fore-edge; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Without dust jacket. A terrific reading copy.

$8.40

Greek Gods, Human Lives: What We Can Learn from Myths
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Greek Gods, Human Lives: What We Can Learn from Myths

By Mary Lefkowitz

New York, New York: Yale University Press, 2003. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine / Near Fine. Inscribed by the author on the title page "for Dan, best wishes, Mary.' Quarto, 101/4" tall, 288 pages, brown quarter cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with slight shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$10.00

Old Deccan Days or Hindoo Fairy Legends; Current in Southern India, collected from oral tradition

By M. Frere; introduction by Sir Bartle Frere

Albany, New York: Joseph McDonough, 1897. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xii + 323 pages, maroon cloth with paper label on spine, top edge gilt. A good, sturdy hardcover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, paper label soiled and yellowed, top edge gilt faded, a bend-crease along front cover; rear hinge cracked but secure and otherwise binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with scattered foxing to the margins and endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$11.60

The Queen of the Air: Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm [New Edition]

By John Ruskin

Orpington, Kent, England: George Allen, 1874. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Single volume. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, xi + 208" pages; marbled endpapers, gilt fore-edges, gilt spine titles on decorative blue leather. A good clean neat volume overall with moderate shelf wear but leather backstrip at the spine chipped and loose, front cover broken loose, and rubbing through to the boards at fore-corner tips. Internally very good, binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed. Full edge gilt bright.

$20.00

The Hat-Shaking Dance, and other tales from the Gold Coast (Africa)

By Harold Courlander; with Albert Kofi Prempeh; illustrated by Enrico Arno

New York, New York: Harcourt Brace, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 115 pages, rose cloth. A near fine, clean hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good dust jacket with several short edge tears and light wear to fore-tips, with price clipped.

$6.00

Gotter und Mythen im vorderen Orient: Worterbuch der Mythologie - Band 1

By Hans Wilhelm Haussig

Stuttgart, Germany: Ernst Klett, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 9 2/3" tall, xii + 601 pages + 8 b&w plates, black cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover overall with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Lacking dust jacket.

$76.00

Index to Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends: supplement

By Mary Huse Eastman

Boston, Massachusetts: F.W. Faxon Company, 1937. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. An ex-library copy with markings to the spine, endpapers and title page. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xi + 566 pages, red cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, papr white.

$7.60

Index to Fairy Tales, 1949 - 1972: including Folklore, Legends and Myths in Collections

By Norma Olin Ireland

Westwood, Massachusetts: F.W. Faxon Company, 1973. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. An ex-library copy with markings to the spine, endpapers and title page. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xxxviii + 741 pages, , red cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, papr white.

$7.60

Heat and Lust: Hesiod's Midsummer Festival Scene Revisited (Greek Studies)

By J.C.B. Petropoulos

Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 1994. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 115 pages, black boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$6.60

The Gold Of Ophir: Travels, Myths, and Legends of the New World

By Edward Dahlberg, Editor

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 349 pages, brown cloth. A fine, clean hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. In a near fine, clean, lightly edgeworn dust jacket with the original price.

$6.80

The Arthurian Legends: An Illustrated Anthology

By Richard Barber

New York, New York: Barnes & Noble, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 224 pages, maroon boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, In a fine dust jacket.

$7.60

The Troy Town Tale

By Guy Ottewell

Greenville, South Carolina: Universal Workshop / Furman Univeristy, 1999. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tal, 410 pages, maroon cloth with silver lettering and decoration. Retelling the events of the Trojan War. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with minimal shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.40

Three Apples Fell From Heaven: Armenian Tales Retold [signed]

By Virginia A. Tashjian; Illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian

Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Co, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Signed by author on the half-title page and with brief inscription to previous owner. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 76 pages, rose colored paper over boards; b&w and color illustrations. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white with light yellowing to top fore-edge. In a very good, clean dust jacket sunned along the backstrip and top back panel, several small edge tears, with original price.

$48.00