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If you are passionate about mythology, you should definitely peruse the rare mythology books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are some truly remarkable rare mythology books available, and many of them come complete with gorgeous illustrations and ornate, unusual bindings. There is a wide variety of topics explored in the rare mythology books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room, and any of these books would surely increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.



De monstris et Monstrosis, quam Mirabilis, Bonus et Iustus in Mundo Administrando, sit Deus, Monstrantibus by Stengel, Georg

Ingolstadt: Gregorium Haenlin, Sumtu Ioannis Wagneri, 1647. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Bound in full vellum with yapp edges. Two paper labels hand lettered, plus faded early hand lettering on spine. Remnants of ties on front and rear covers. [...

From Minotavros Books

CA$6,000.00


Le imagini de i dei de gli antichi nelle quali si contengono gl'idoli, riti, ceremonie, & altre cose appartenenti alla religione de gli antichi by Cartari, Vincenzo

First ILLUSTRATED edition. Very good copy. Very scarce Valgrisi edition. Complete [36], 566 [i. e. 560] pp. 88 full-page engraved copperplates. Ex libris. Few contemporary marks/annotations. ...

From Caelestica Rare Books

€2,500.00


De veteribus Aegyptiorum ritibus. Auctore Joanne Baptista Casalio Romano. by CASALI, Giovanni Battista

1644 Ancient EGYPT Occult Worship Casali Hieroglyphics Rituals Sphinx Scarab'De Veteribus Aegyptiorum Ritibus' is a rare and important historical account of Egyptian idol worship by Italian scholar Giovanni Battista Casali. Casali focuses on all aspects o...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,250.00


The Druidical Temples of the County of Wilts by Duke, Rev. E

First edition. John Russell Smith. London. W. B. Brodie. Salisbury. 12mo. viii, 203pp. Folding map frontis., folding astronomical plan, folding plan of Avebury. Half morocco, spine in six compartments, with gilt double fillet compartments, embellishment a...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£200.00


MYTHOLOGIAE by CONTI, Natale

1581. CONTI, Natale. MYTHOLOGIAE, sive Explicationum Fabularum Libri X. In quibus omnia prope Naturalis & Moralis Philosophia dogmata contenta fuisse demonstantur. Nuper ab ipso autore pluribus sexcentis locis aucti & locupletati... Quibus acced...

From Boston Book Company

$1,500.00


OEDIPUS AND AKHNATON: Myth and History by Velikovsky, Immanuel

Garden City New York: Doubleday & Co Inc , 1960. Black cloth-covered boards; gilt stamped lettering to spine; decorative gilt design to front cover; slight bumping to edges and spine ends; shaking to spine; page edges a little toned; previous owner...

From Well Read Books

$100.00


MYSTAGOGVS POETICVS, OR THE MUSES INTERPRETER: EXPLAINING THE HISTORICALL MYSTERIES, AND MYSTICALL HISTORIES OF THE ANCIENT GREEK AND LATINE POETS. HERE APOLLO'S TEMPLE IS AGAIN OPENED, THE MUSES TREASURERS THE SECOND TIME DISCOVERED ... by Ross, Alexander

London: Printed for Thomas Whitaker at the Kings Arms ..., 1648. [12],2,418,[34]pp. Octavo. Frontis (attributed to William Faithorne). Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked in sympathetic style some decades ago, frontis mounted and a bit soiled, clean tear...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$475.00


The Story of Burnt Njal or Life in Iceland at the End of the Tenth Century by Dasent, George Webbe

Edinburgh, Scotland: Edmonston and Douglas, 1861. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The English translation of the Icelandic Njal Saga, which was written down in its present form by the year 1200 AD. The first 200+ pages provide a historical backgr...

From Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA]

$265.00


THE GLORY OF THEIR TIMES, OR THE LIVES OF YE PRIMITIVE FATHERS. CONTAYNING THEIR CHIEFEST ACTIONS, WORKES, SENTENCES AND DEATHS by [Lupton, Donald]

London: Printed for I. Okes, 1640. [8],64,77-324,321-336,329-440,451-538pp. (erratic pagination as noted by ESTC). Small quarto. Recent full chocolate brown calf, raised bands, gilt label, side panels decorated in blind, a.e.g. Engraved title by G. Glove...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$600.00


The Mists of Avalon - First Edition 1983 by Marion Bradley

One of the most perpetually fascinating of all our legends - now recast and told through the lives and visions of the women central to the story. As we follow Morgaine and Guinevere, we follow as well the destiny of Britain from the threat of the Saxon wa...

From NY Modern First

AU$148.00


Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others. by Thomas Bewick

Bewick, Thomas. Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others. In Three Parts. I. Fables Extracted from Dodsley"s. II. Fables with Reflections in Prose and Verse. III. Fables in Verse. To which are prefixed The Life of Aesop, and An Essay Upon Fable by Olive...

From Roz Hulse

£200.00


Travels in upper and lower Egypt : undertaken by order of the old government of France; by C. S. Sonnini, ... Illustrated by engravings, ... To which is subjoined a map of the country. Translated from the French by SONNINI, Charles Sigisbert

1800 1st English ed Sonnini Travels in EGYPT Egyptian Sexuality Geography MAPCharles Sigisbert Sonnini was a French naturalist who served Louis XVI and under the Napoleonic Regime. In 1777, Sonnini was ordered by the king and Count Buffon to explore Egypt...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


The Hero With Thousand Faces by Joseph Campell

English 416 pages ,very good condition ex-library book...

From Libroist

$120.00


Origines sacrae, or, A rational account of the grounds of Christian faith, as to the truth and divine authority of the scriptures ... by STILLINGFLEET

1666 Stillingfleet Origines Sacrae Anglican Doctrine Pagan Rituals Mythology Edward Stillingfleet was a 17th-century British theologian known for his defensive views on Anglicanism. He published his apologetics in his work 'A Rational Account of the Grou...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


Sibyllinorum Oraculorum Libri VIII - [Sibylline Oracles, Book Eight] by Castellio, Sebastian (Translator)

Joannes Oporinis, Basil. Good. 1555. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 011166: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Text is in Greek and Latin Languages on facing pages, with woodcut initials on beginning pages. Boards ...

From KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

$3,200.00


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