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Gilgamesh; Man's First Story

By: Bryson, Bernarda

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston:

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010597


Brown cloth on boards. One tiny tear head of DJ. Lucky the studious young child who learns of Gilgamesh through this lovely book ! Undated, but post-1965. (DJ may have been clipped.)112 pp. A whisper of foxing on bottom corner edges. View more info

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Bluenose Magic; Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia

By: Creighton, Helen (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing, Limited: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011175


Colour cover paperback. No writing. Faint tea stains on front edges and one index page. 312 pp. with index. View more info

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Daphnis and Chloe

By: Longus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Graphointer Publications:

Seller ID: 010598


Green cloth on boards. DJ has tiny tear at head of back cover. 20 tipped-in colour drawings. A love story written in the Third Century. 83 pp. View more info

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Havelok and Sir Orfeo

By: Montagu, Robert (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Edmund Ward (Publishers) Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 010230


Blue paper on boards. DJ is price-clipped. Two romances of the Middle Ages, one between the Prince of Denmark and the Princess of England, and the other between Orpheus and Eurydice. It is translated by Robert Montagu. 118 pp. View more info

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Women, Androgynes, and Other Mythical Beasts

By: O'Flaherty, Wendy Doniger

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1982

Seller ID: 010612


Blue illustrated cover paperback. Introduction. Sexual fluids. Gods and Goddesses in Opposition. Cows and Mares. Androgynes. 382 pp. with index and glossary, plus 8 plates. View more info

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Tales of Tara

By: Parsons, Ethel Boyce

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dublin, The Talbot Press, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 012049


Red hardcover. Sisters of Charity stamps. The Goblin of Tara, The King who had Horse Ears, How the River Shannon was Named, A Legend of Tonn Cliodhna, The Power of the Word, The Valley of the Lunatics, The Road of the Flying Dishes, and The Cursing of Tara. 96 pp. View more info

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Greek Mythology, Systematized

By: Scull, S. A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates: 1880

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010485


Brown cloth on boards with Zeus of Otricoli in gilt. No writing or foxing. Line drawings, page numbers, date, and publisher identify the First Edition. 397 pp. with index. View more info

Will O`the Wisp; Folk Tales and Legends of New Brunswick

By: Spray, Carole

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1979

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012176


Folklore will be found wherever there are folks. 132 pp. View more info

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The Gods of Greece

By: Stassinopoulos, Arianna and Beny, Roloff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007177


Original black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. A study of 14 ancient gods of the Greeks, illustrated by the matchless photographs of Roloff Beny, which are enough to tempt one to believe in them ! 216 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. ISBN 0-7710-1203-9. View more info

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The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets

By: Walker, Barbara G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Harper & Row: 1983

Seller ID: 010636


Black illustrated cover paperback. This book is too big and heavy for its binding. It split open badly about page 767, so I glued it liberally. Don't open on flat surface without support. 1121 pp. View more info