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cover of The Elder Edda: a Selection

The Elder Edda: a Selection

by Taylor, Paul B; & Auden, W H

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JimsOldBooks
Published
1969
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571090662
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$27.99

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London: Faber and Faber, 1969. Minor creasing to edges of price-clipped dustwrapper, very slight bumping to spine ends of black boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. A selection of poems from the Old Norse Elder Edda, also known as the Poetic Edda, translated by Taylor and Auden, and with introduction by Peter H Salus… Read more
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cover of Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

by Rolleston, T W

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Published
1912
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Good
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$27.99

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London: George G Harrap & Co Ltd, 1912. No dustwrapper, minor bumping to spine ends and corners of green boards, slight fading to gilt ttiles and decoration on spine, but those on front board are still bright. A sheet of notepaper pasted inside front board "With best wishes from L Dunbar-Dunbar, Xmas 1914". Louise Dunbar-Dunbar of Sea… Read more
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cover of Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland

Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland

by Nic Leodhas, Sorche

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Published
1975
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780370010663
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$10.50

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London: The Bodley Head, 1975. Some creasing to edges of unclipped dustwrapper, more so to the top edge, minor bumping to spine ends of blue boards, some foxing to dustwrapper and some yellowing to the pages, but otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book, being a collection of eighteen traditional Scottish folktales. Originally published in two… Read more
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cover of The Testimony of Tradition

The Testimony of Tradition

by MacRitchie, David

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Published
1890
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$90.96

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, 1890. No dustwrapper, some bumping to spine ends and corners of dark red boards, also a little bit of wear to sides of spine, an old newspaper clipping (1934) pased inside front board, a previous owner's name, inkstamp and date (1929) on half-title, another owner's embossed initials on title page, but otherwise… Read more
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cover of The Ballad in Scottish History

The Ballad in Scottish History

by Cowan, Edward J (editor)

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
ISBN
9781862320086
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$30.79

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East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 2000. Ex library copy with paper label on spine and on f/ep, ink stamp on rev of title page and on top edge, a crease to the spine, but otherwise a good clean tight copy of this not-very-common soft-cover book. Contains nine pieces by various authors on aspects of the traditional Scottish ballads, namely: "The… Read more
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cover of Le Morte d'Arthur: a Rendition Into Modern Idiom

Le Morte d'Arthur: a Rendition Into Modern Idiom

by Baines, Keith

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Published
1962
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$11.89

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New York: Bramhall House, 1962. Minor creasing and a couple of small tears to edges of unclipped dustwrapper, very slight bumping to spine ends of gray boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Thomas Malory's fifteenth century "Le Morte d'Arthur" put into a more modern English version, and reduced in length by about half by… Read more
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cover of The Borley Rectory Companion: The Complete Guide to the Most Haunted House in England

The Borley Rectory Companion: The Complete Guide to the Most Haunted House in England

by Adams, Paul; Brazil, Eddie; & Underwood, Peter

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Published
2018
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780750988124
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$12.59

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Stroud, Gloucestershire: The History Press, 2018. Very slight scuffing to outer corners of cover, otherwise a good clean tight copy, with no creasing to the spine, of this soft-cover book. Deals with the hauntings at Borley Rectory in Essex, supposedly "the most haunted house in England". Originally published in hardback in 2009, this is a later, paperback edition… Read more
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cover of The Arabian Nights: Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

The Arabian Nights: Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

by Anon

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
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$20.99

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London: The Folio Society, 2000. Some scuffing to corners of gold-coloured slipcase, some foxing to spine and front board of white boards but with no damage to the gilt titles and decoration thereon. Otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Originally published in 1924, this is a much later edition published by the Folio Society… Read more
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cover of Storybook International

Storybook International

by Kruger, Veronica

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Published
1981
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780575030510
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$20.99

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1981. Some creasing to edges of unclipped dustwrapper, a tear to top edge of back panel of same, minor bumping to spine ends and corners of blue boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Contains twenty-four re-tellings of traditional tales, mainly from Europe but some from the Middle East and the South… Read more
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cover of The Bawdy Peasant: a Selection from the Russian Secret Tales

The Bawdy Peasant: a Selection from the Russian Secret Tales

by Afanasyev, Alexander N

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Published
1970
Condition
Good
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London: The Libra Collection, 1970. No dustwrapper, some old damp-marking to blue boards, mark on rev of f/ep where original owner's bookplate has been removed, some foxing to outer edge of pages, but otherwise a good tight copy. A collection of short bawdy Russian folktales originally collected in the mid nineteenth century and published as a supplement to the… Read more
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cover of Viking Myths and Sagas, Retold from Ancient Norse Texts

Viking Myths and Sagas, Retold from Ancient Norse Texts

by Kerven, Rosalind

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Published
2015
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780953745470
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$9.80

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Morpeth, Northumberland: Talking Stone , 2015. Very slight scuffing to outer corners of cover, otherwise a good clean tight copy, with no creasing to the spine, of this soft-cover book. A collection of thirty-four extracts from the Prose and the Poetic Eddas, and from Icelandic sagas. 415pp.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.… Read more
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cover of Folk Elements in Burmese Buddhism

Folk Elements in Burmese Buddhism

by Maung Htin Aung

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Published
1959
Condition
Good
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$34.99

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Rangoon: Religions Affairs Department Press, 1959. Some wear to the corners of pale orange paper-covered boards, minor bumping to spine ends of brown cloth spine strip, some yellowing to the ages, but otherwise a good tight copy of this slim hard-cover book.Looks at elements of traditional pre-Buddhist religion still found in the Buddhism practised in Burma. Originally given as… Read more
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cover of The Faber Book of Northern Legends

The Faber Book of Northern Legends

by Crossley-Holland, Kevin (editor)

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Published
1977
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571109128
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$7.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1977. Quite a lot of fading to the spine and to the top and left-hand side of front panel of unclipped dustwrapper, also some creasing to top edge. Slight bumping to spine ends of purple boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Contains twenty-two stories from Norse and Germanic mythology… Read more
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cover of Keltic Folk and Faerie Tales: Their Hidden Meaning Explored

Keltic Folk and Faerie Tales: Their Hidden Meaning Explored

by Naddair, Kaledon

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Published
1987
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780712616799
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$17.49

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London: Century, 1987. Creasing to corners of cover, more so to the front cover; some scuffing to spine ends and minor creasing to spine, original owner's gift message on first page, but otherwise a not too bad, clean tight copy of this soft-cover book. Looks at the hidden magical and symbolic meanings of Celtic (or Keltic, as the author… Read more
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cover of A Faerie Treasury

A Faerie Treasury

by Newcomb, Jacky; & Geddes-Ward, Alicen

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Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781401915537
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$7.00

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London: Hay House, 2007. No dustwrapper (as issued). A very good clean tight copy, with no bumping to the spine or corners, of this hard-cover book dealing with many aspects of Faerie lore. 342pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of Amusing Prose Chap-Books: Chiefly of Last Century

Amusing Prose Chap-Books: Chiefly of Last Century

by Cunningham, Robert Hays

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Published
1889
Condition
Good
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$17.49

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Glasgow: Thomas D Morison, 1889. No dustwrapper, minor bumping to spine ends and corners of blue boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy, with gilt titles on spine are still bright, of this hard-cover book. A collection of of stories originally printed in chap-books in the eighteenth century (though some would be older than that). Mostly traditional tales… Read more
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cover of Told Again

Told Again

by de la Mare, Walter

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Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$20.99

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1927. No dustwrapper, minor bumping to spine ends and slight scuffing to corners of blue cloth-covered boards; original owner's gift message dated Xmas 1927 on f/ep, some foxing to outer pages, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Nineteen re-tellings of traditional stories such as Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Dick Whittington, Rumlplestiltskin,… Read more
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cover of Igbo Masks: The Oneness of Ritual and Theatre

Igbo Masks: The Oneness of Ritual and Theatre

by Enekwe, Onuora Ossie

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Published
1987
Condition
Good
ISBN
9789781730405
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$167.93

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Lagos, Nigeria: Department of Culture, 1987. Some wear to outer edges of cover, but no creasing to the spine of this soft-cover book. A ''Nigeria Magazine'' publication, this book deals with the use of masks in traditional drama of the Igbo (formerly Ibo) people of southern Nigeria. 164pp, 33 b&w illustrations.. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over… Read more
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cover of The Navajo of the Painted Desert

The Navajo of the Painted Desert

by Bateman, Walter L

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JimsOldBooks
Published
1970
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780807019009
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$8.40

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Boston: Beacon Press, 1970. Some fading to the spine and foxing to back panel of unclipped dustwrapper, minor bumping to lower end of red cloth spine strip, a previous owner's name and date (1974) on f/ep, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Written for children aged around 10-12, the book deals with the legends… Read more
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cover of Ancient Mysteries Described

Ancient Mysteries Described

by Hone, William

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Published
1970
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780706316063
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$12.59

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London: Ward Lock, 1970. Ward Lock Reprints hard-cover edition published 1970. Some creasing to the edges of the unclipped dustwrapper, some bumping to spine ends of red cloth-covered boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Originally published in 1823, the full title is ''Ancient Mysteries described:especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New… Read more
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