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ZOOLOGICAL MYTHOLOGY; OR, THE LEGENDS OF ANIMALS - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - Two Volume Set Complete

by de Gubernatis, Angelo

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Published
1968
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good, green cloth (hardcover)
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$60.00

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Book Tower: Singing Tree Press, 1968. HC. good, green cloth (hardcover). First published in 1872. Volume I, 432pp; and, Volume II, 442pp.
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GUARDIAN OF THE GRAIL: A NEW LIGHT ON THE ARTHURIAN LEGEND

by Whitehead, John

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Published
1993
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fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover)
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9781566193856
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New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1993. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W frontis. ISBN 1566193850 Whitehead has developed a new and revolutionary theory as to the true identity of King Arthur. Whitehead argues that Arthur was Arwirag the Briton, who contended against the Roman Emperor Claudius and later endowed Glastonbury, the historical Caractacus. 352pp.
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THE TALE OF SIR GAWAIN

by Philip, Neil

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Published
1987
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very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
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9780399214882
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$6.00

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New York: Philomel Books, 1987. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ill. by Charles Keeping. ISBN 0399214887 Sir Gawain, nephew of King Arthur, lies wounded outside the besieged castle in France where Sir Lancelot has fled. The glorious Round Table has crumbled under the weight of jealous rivalries, and a way of life is about to… Read more
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THE LOVERS OF THE WORLD - Volume I - ONLY - [Volume ONE ONLY]

by Saltus, Edgar (compiled from the best authorities by)

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Published
1900
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good, brown cloth (hardcover)
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$12.50

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New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, Pub, 1900. HC. good, brown cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Volume 1 ONLY - "A Chronicle of The Sensational Dramas, Enchanting Romances, Tragical Histories, Pathetic Trials, Fierce Passions and Pure Hearts of All Who Have Lived and Loved From the Earliest Times to the Present Day with Faithful Descriptions of the Virtus and Charms… Read more
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HELEN: MYTH, LEGEND, AND THE CULTURE OF MISOGYNY

by Meagher, Robert Emmet

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Published
1995
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very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
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9780826408501
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$5.00

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New York: Continuum, 1995. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0826408508 This work draws on the most reliable of the Helen books and offers a portrait of Helen as the archetypal woman of Western culture. 191pp.
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MYTHOLOGY OF THE AMERICAS

by Burland, Cottie; Nicholson, Irene; and, Osborne, Harold

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Published
1970
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very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780600300175
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London: Hamlyn, 1970. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 060030017X A treasure house of human experience which records the advance of man from the simple palaeolithic hunter of the Arctic wastes to the sophisticated, cultured artistocrat of the Aztec and Inca cities. 407pp.
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THE TALKING STONE: BEING EARLY AMERICAN STORIES TOLD BEFORE THE WHITE MAN'S DAY ON THIS CONTINENT BY THE INDIANS AND ESKIMOS

by Cunningham, Caroline (stories selected and retold by) (signed, inscribed by the author)

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Published
1939
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good w/lightly chipped dustjacket, inscribed by the author
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket, inscribed by the author. ill. by Richard Floethe. These stories tell of a hunter crossing a frozen lake on the ice, of boys shooting with their bows and arrows, of two sisters going out to gather firewood and of a maiden waiting on the shore at twilight… Read more
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PAST RUINED ILION... A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE BASED ON GRECO-ROMAN MYTHOLOGY

by Boswell, Jeanetta

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Published
1982
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fine, black cloth (hardcover)
ISBN
9780810815490
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Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc, 1982. HC. fine, black cloth (hardcover). ISBN 0810815494 The objective of this work is quite simple: to collect and arrange alphabetically by author a wide selection of literature--mostly poems, with a few plays and novels--written on Greco-Roman mythological themes. 321pp.
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A DRAUGHT OF THE BLUE TOGETHER WITH AN ESSENCE OF THE DUSK

by Bain, F. W. (translated from the original manuscripts by)

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Published
1906
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good, blue cloth (hardcover)
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 245pp.
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PEASANT CUSTOMS AND SAVAGE MYTHS: SELECTIONS FROM THE BRITISH FOLKLORISTS, VOLUME TWO

by Dorson, Richard M. (edited by)

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Published
1968
Condition
very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780710029669
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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1968. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0710029667 Among those writings represented are Andrew Lang, Sidney Hartland, George Laurence Gomme, Alfred Nutt and Joseph Jacobs. The subjects they discuss range from the origin and dispersion of the Aryans, through the mythopoeic world view of early man, to the animistic philosophy of… Read more
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