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Folk tales of the British Isles (Patheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

By Kevin Crossley-Holland (editor)

New York, New York: Pantheon, 1985. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Very good -. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xiii + 393 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, large format paperback with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper, BUT foxing to the fore-edges and a coffee stain to the fore-edge margin of the last ten pages

$6.50

Irish Folktales (Patheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)
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Irish Folktales (Patheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

By Henry Glassie (editor)

New York, New York: Pantheon, 1985. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xv + 354 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat large format paperback with little shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table (A rendition in Modern Idiom)

By Sir Thomas Malory, edited by Keith Baines, introduction by Robert Graves, illustrated by Enrico Arno

New York, New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1962. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 512 pages, brown cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good dust jacket with minor edge wear.

$16.50

The Aeneid. (Everyman edition #85)
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The Aeneid. (Everyman edition #85)

By Virgil; translated by Robert Fitzgerald

New York, New York: Everyman's Library-Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Second printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good +. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, xxvii + 483 pages, beige cloth. A very good plus, clean, neat hard cover with minor edge wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Without dust jacket

$7.50

The Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research; vol. XIII (volume thirteen) for 1931 - 1932

By Millar Burrows and E. A. Speiser (editors)

New Haven, Connecticut: American Schools of Oriental Research - Yale University Press, 1933. First edition thus. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very Good. Original reprint from the Journal of Cuneiform Studies. Quarto, 10 1/8" tall, 167 pages, black quarter-cloth. A very good, with moderate exterior shelf wear, cover lightly soiled, fore-corner tips rubbed; hinges and binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed.

$16.50

The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft; the development and specifications of over 2500 civil and military aircraft from 1903 to the present day

By David Donald (editor);

New York, New York: Barnes & Noble, 1998. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 12" tall, 929 pages, blue cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$19.00

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (a modernized version of the "Morte Darthur." In three volumes. (Vol. I and II only. Vol. III missing.)

By Charles Morris

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : J. B. Lippincott Company, 1891. First edition. Decorative Boards. Very Good. 2 vols. only (out of 3), Duodecimo 7" tall; vol. 1: 256 pages; vol. 2: 256 pages; decorative endpapers, gilt titles and top fore-edges; bound in three-quarter gray cloth over decorative boards. A very good hardcover but incomplete set with rubbing to the cloth at the corner edges, bottom of spine cloth on one volume starting to fray and same volume has a small surface gouge; hinges and binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed.

$24.00

The Crock of Gold.

By James Stephens ; illustrations by Thomas Mackenzie

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1926. Later printing. 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. Early Printing. 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. Second printing. 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

Report on Excavations at Jemdet Nasr, Iraq ; 18 plates; Field Museum--Oxford University Joint Expedition ; Volume I, No. 3.

By Ernest MacKay ; edited by Berthold Laufer ; Preface by Stephen Langdon

Chicago, Illinois: Field Museum of Natural History, 1931. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, pages 219 to 303 + 18 black and white plate pages; stiff printed gray wraps. A very good clean soft cover with minor exterior shelf wear over all, cover lightly soiled and lightly yellowed at the margins, and cover fore-edge with several short edge tears, interior paper paper slightly yellowed

$75.00

The Mycenae Tablets II ; Transactions of the American Philosophical Society : new series -- volume 48, part 1, 1958

By Emmett L. Bennett, jr., editor; Alan J. B. Wace and Elizbeth B. Wace, introduction; translations and commentary by John Chadwick;

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : American Philosophical Society, 1958. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, 122 pages with black and white plate pages; stiff printed gray wraps. A very good clean neat soft cover with minor exterior shelf wear over all, binding solid, paper cream white

$60.00

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. Fifteenth printing. 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.

$10.50

Killing Time / Who is Teddy Villanova (two original volumes sold together)

By Thomas Berger

New York, New York: Dial Press, 1967 / 1977. First edition (s). Hardcover--cloth. both Very Good/Very Good. 2 individual vols. Very nice reading copies. 1: Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 247 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper just lightling yellowed. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, rubbing at the corners, with the original price. / Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 247 pages, black quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white BUT foxing to the fore-edges. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Once There Was and Was Not; Armenian Tales Retold (Based on stories by H. Toumanian) [signed]

By Virginia A. Tashjian; illustratred by Nonny Hogrogian

Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown, and Company, 1966. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good-. Signed by the author on the half-title page and with inscription to previous owner. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 85 pages, purple illustrated paper over boards. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper clean and cream white BUT with some foxing stains to top outer margins of the first 10 pages (book otherwise near fine). In a good (minus) dust jacket with yellowing along the margins and significant pieces missing at the ends of the backstrip and back panel, with original price. Note: the front panel color illustration is intact, and title along the backstrip is present.

$19.00

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. Second printing. 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.

$12.50

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. Early Printing. 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.

$14.50

The Eclogues & Georgics of Virgil. English notes, critical and explanatory and metrical index by Charles Anthon LL.D.

By Virgil; translated by T. F. Royds

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859. Later printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fair. Originally published in 1846. Text in Latin, notes in English. Duodecimo, 7 2/3" tall, L + 452 pages, intertextual illustration, leather. A fair hard cover over all with significant shelf wear, covers loose, backstrip missing internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. A reading copy.

$35.00

[the] Collected Poems of James Stephens

By James Stephens

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1926. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. First trade edition after the special limited issuance. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, xiv + 268 pages, gilt tiles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hardcover over all with minor shelf wear, corners slightly rubbed; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$16.50

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. Early Printing. 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.

$25.00

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