FOLKLORE AND MYTHOLOGY from Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB

cover of Ukrainian Folk Stories

Ukrainian Folk Stories

by Vovchok, Marko (Edited by H.B. Timothy.)

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Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books [0-88833-103-7] 1983. (Trade paperback) 159pp. Very good. Frontispiece, illustrations, notes. Lightly edgeworn. Edited by H.B. Timothy. Translated by N. Pedan-Popil. Locale: Ukraine. (Folklore, Folklore, Ukrainians).
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cover of Aesop; Five Centuries of Illustrated Fables

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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art 1964, 3rd printing. (Small 4to) 95pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations. The dust jacket is price-clipped. Selected with introduction by John J. McKendry. (Folklore, Fables--Aesop).
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cover of Select Tales from the Gesta Romanorum, etc. (Publisher series: Evenings with the Old Story Tellers.)

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New York: Wiley and Putnam 1845. (Hardcover) 155pp. Good, no dust jacket. Marbled boards over leather spine and corners. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. A previous owner's name on first blank page scribbled over, a small scribble on p.3, some spotting to pages, a small peeling scar the the front endpaper, the hinges are cracked and… Read more
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cover of The Immortals

The Immortals

by Parker, Derek (With Julia Parker.)

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9780214202834
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London: Barrie & Jenkins [0-214-20283-6] 1976. (4to) 208pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, illustrations, photographs, further reading, index. (Folklore, Devils, Faeries, Fairy Tales, Gods).
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cover of Burl Ives' Tales of America

Burl Ives' Tales of America

by Ives, Burl (Illustrations by Helen Borten.)

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Cleveland: World Publishing Company 1954, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 305pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated title page, illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn, chipped, and faded on the spine. Illustrations by Helen Borten. Locale: United States. (Folklore).
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cover of Will o' the Wisp; Folk Tales and Legends of New Brunswick

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Fredericton: Brunswick Press [0-88790-106-9] 1979, 3rd printing. (Trade paperback) 132pp. Very good plus. Illustrations, photographs, glossary. The spine has a few reading creases. Locale: Atlantic Provinces; Canada; New Brunswick. (Folklore, Folk Tales--New Brunswick, Legends--New Brunswick).
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cover of Celtic Fairy Tales

Celtic Fairy Tales

by Jacobs, Joseph (editor) (Illustrations by John D. Batten.)

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9781851703623
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London: Bracken Books [1-85170-362-4] 1992, reprint. (Hardcover) 234pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations. Illustrations by John D. Batten. (Folklore).
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cover of Egyptian Mythology

Egyptian Mythology

by [Author not named]

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London: Paul Hamlyn [1965], 2nd printing. (4to) 153pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Illustrations, color plates, decorated endpapers, decorated cloth cover, index. Previous owner's inscription, closed tears on dust jacket, and the dust jacket is price-clipped. Translated by Delano Ames. Locale:. (Mythology, Legends, Religion).
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cover of Blackfoot Lodge Tales; The Story of a Prairie People

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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press [0-8032-5079-7] [no date]. (Trade paperback) 310pp. Very good. Notes, musical notation, diagrams, index. Lightly soiled on the edges and there is a previous owner's name on the inside front cover. "First published in 1892, Blackfoot Lodge Tales is based on George Bird Grinnell's extensive personal knowledge of the three… Read more
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cover of Living the Moment; A Sacred Journey

Living the Moment; A Sacred Journey

by Secretan, Lance H.K.

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9780969456117
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Alton: Thaler Corp, Inc. [0-9694561-1-5] 1992. (Hardcover) 56pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Orange cloth with gilt lettering and cover decoration. Color illustrations. "Various traditions, Native and non-Native, are blended in this tale of a search for a life recipe. Blend and search are both successful - this is a charming, even elegant,… Read more
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cover of Shingling the Fog and Other Plains Lies

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Chicago: Sage Books [0-8040-0545-1] 1972, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 160pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed with an inscription by the author. Illustrations, notes, appendices. "By themselves the Great Plains are an exaggeration in geography - freezing cold, blisteringly hot, dust dry, wallowing in mud, windy, still, infinitely flat to the eye, ceaselessly… Read more
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cover of The Romance of King Arthur

The Romance of King Arthur

by Author not named] (Illustrations by Arthur Rackham.)

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9781858911120
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London: Studio Editions [1-85891-112-5] 1994. (Hardcover) 517pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations, glossary. A slight twist in the spine. "Of all the heroes of Celtic myth, King Arthur has remained the favourite. From the moment he pulls the sword Excalibur from its stone, his story… Read more
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cover of Le Morte d'Arthur; King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table

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New York: Bramhall House [copyright date 1962], later printing. (Hardcover) 512pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Appendix. Lightly edgeworn. A rendition in modern idiom. Book about King Arthur. Introduction by Robert Graves. Translated by Keith Baines. (Mythology, Arthurian Romances, Chivalry, Knights of the Round Table).
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cover of The Golden Bough; A Study in Magic and Religion

The Golden Bough; A Study in Magic and Religion

by Frazer, James George

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New York: Macmillan Company 1951, book club edition. (Hardcover) 864pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Notes. Lightly edgeworn and the dust jacket has a small piece missing from the center of the spine. One-volume abridged edition. (Mythology, Magic, Mythology, Nature, Religion).
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cover of Tales from the Igloo

Tales from the Igloo

by Metayer, Maurice (editor) (Illustrations by Agnes Nanogak.)

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9780888300621
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Edmonton: Hurtig [0-88830-062-X] 1972. (Trade paperback) 127pp. Very good. Color illustrations. Covers are lightly toned. Illustrations by Agnes Nanogak. Foreword by Al Purdy. Translated by Maurice Metayer. Locale: Arctic / Polar. (Folklore, Copper Eskimos, Eskimos, Inuit, Legends, Indian, Short Stories).
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cover of Bulfinch's Mythology (Includes Age of Chivalry; Age of Fable; Legends of Charlemagne.)

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New York: Gramercy Books [0-517-27415-9] 1979. (Hardcover) 957pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrations, maps, charts, dictionary, index. Illustrated edition. Includes The Age of Chivalry, The Age of Fable & Legends of Charlemagne. (Mythology, Folklore, Legends).
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cover of The Golden Fleece

The Golden Fleece

by Graves, Robert (Illustrations by Grahame Baker.)

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London: Folio Society 2003. (Hardcover in slipcase) 433pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Turquoise cloth with black and gilt decorations in a fine teal slipcase. Map endpapers, color frontispiece and illustrations. "Robert Graves wrote the fictional prose narrative ('novel' might be too confining a term) of the Golden Fleece between November 1943 and July… Read more
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cover of Arthur and the Grail

Arthur and the Grail

by Lampo, Hubert (With Pieter Paul Koster.)

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9780283997051
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Bury St. Edmunds--England: Sidgwick & Jackson [0-283-99705-2] 1985. (Oblong 4to hardcover) 160pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs. "Hubert Lampo, one of the most distinguished authors in Europe, has written a marvellously readable and compelling book on the eternally fascinating subject of King Arthur". … Read more
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cover of Folk Tales of Britain; Narratives (3 Volumes)

Folk Tales of Britain; Narratives (3 Volumes)

by Briggs, Katharine M. (Illustrations by Hannah Firmin; Peter Firmin; Clare Melinsky.)

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London: Folio Society 2011. (Hardcover boxed set) 1396pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Three volumes green cloth illustrated with black and gilt in fine green slipcase. Color illustrated frontispieces, illustrations. "This is one of the great books of Britain. Every nation needs its own collection of folk tales, and this is the fullest and the… Read more
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cover of Giants

Giants

by Larkin, David (Illustrations by Julek Heller; Carolyn Scrace; Juan Wijngaard.)

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ISBN
9780810909557
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. [0-8109-0955-3] 1979. (4to) 191pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, black and white and color illustrations. The dust jacket is price-clipped. "Long ago the world was full of extraordinary creatures who have come to be called giants. We know that gigantic fauna, wiped… Read more
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