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CELTIC MYTHOLOGY
1 CELTIC MYTHOLOGY
Scotland Geddes & Grosset 2006 1855342995 / 9781855342996 Reprint Hardcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
480pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. "Famous legends from Celtic mythology retold and explained for the modern reader . . . This fascinating book tells the story of how Celtic mythology survived in a world in which writing was prohibited and evolved to take into account historical events and the coming of Christianity. It also contains many of the famous legends themselves drawing parallels to many of them with the Classic myths of Greece and Rome. In addition there is an A - Z guide that describes the legacy and the customs of the Celts as well as the personalities of their mythology." Book weight approx. 975g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY, (Geddes & Grossett)
2 (Geddes & Grossett) CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
Scotland Geddes & Grosset 2002 1855343487 / 9781855343481 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good+. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
479pp., b/white art illustrations of paintings and sculptures, intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very softly creased to a small portion of lower edge, negligibly scuffed only. "A collection of Classical myths, retold for the modern reader and with illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by them. Introductory material on the origin and development of Greek mythology. A dictionary of the tales, characters and traditions of Greek and Roman mythology. Book weight approx. 1.18 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE LEGEND OF TE TUNA, Adams, Richard
3 Adams, Richard THE LEGEND OF TE TUNA
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1986 0283993936 / 9780283993930 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
71pp., double-page, colour art plates, and b/white illustrations, by Ul de Rico. Book clean, square. Black boards lightly bumped at head. Leaves clean, negligibly browned at top edge. Art-illustrated (Ul de Rico), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. Fascinated by the Polynesian legend of Hina, the beautiful goddess of the sky; Maui, the half-human, half-divine trickster-hero; and the feared Te Tuna, terrible giant eel of the ocean depths, author Richard Adams wrote this narrative poem which retells the greatest of South Sea Legends . . . Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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A COMPANION TO THE FOLKLORE, MYTHS & CUSTOMS OF BRITAIN, Alexander, Marc
4 Alexander, Marc A COMPANION TO THE FOLKLORE, MYTHS & CUSTOMS OF BRITAIN
England BCA, by arrangement with Sutton Publishing 2004 First Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, + 356pp., plus 16 page, colour-plate illustrated section, b/white halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Three very small splash stains to foot of textblock. Illustrated (Front: Green Man sculpture, Cottingley Wood, Arthur's Round Table) card wrapper nominally scuffed, soft corner crease to rear. " . . . provides a comprehensive A-Z companion to legends and customs in England, Scotland and Wales, covering everything from witchcraft, ghosts and fairies to legendary figures, standing stones and mythical creatures . . . over 1000 entries and over 300 colour and b/white illustrations . . . " Also includes: The Folklore Year, Folklore Sites and Further Reading. Book weight approx. 770g. 
Price: 18.17 AUD
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TWILIGHT OF THE CELTIC GODS: An Exploration of Britain's Hidden Pagan Traditions, Clarke, David with Roberts, Amy
5 Clarke, David with Roberts, Amy TWILIGHT OF THE CELTIC GODS: An Exploration of Britain's Hidden Pagan Traditions
London Blandford (Cassell Imprint) 1996 0713725222 / 9780713725223 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
176pp., unpaginated (8 page) colour-plate section, plus intext b/white halftone plates, and sketch-art illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Text-block trivially bumped on upper foredge corner, otherwise as new. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. " . . . fascinating account of Britain's surviving Celtic tradition . . . research in the field . . . clear evidence . . . first-hand accounts . . . uncovered last traces . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 1/ Celtic Belief. 2/ Celtic Landscape. 3/ Celtic Supernatural. Conclusion. Index, more. Book weight approx. 790g. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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6 Day, David THE QUEST FOR KING ARTHUR
London De Agostini Editions 1995 1899883029 / 9781899883028 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Arthur Rackham, et al 
176pp., pattern-print endpapers. Intext illustrations throughout; mostly colour-art, with several in b/white or duo-tone. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Front: 'The Faithfil Knight', Thomas Jones Barker), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Fully enhanced with superb illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Gustave Dore and others, this volume traces King Arthur's evolution from the earliest records of the historical Artorius through countless incarnations to the idealized figure of the King Arthur we know today...Numerous chapters include: Coming of Arthur, Sword in the Stone, Merlin, Morgan le Fay, Lady of the Lake, Excalibur, Camelot and the Round Table, Guinevere and Lancelot, Quest for the Holy Grail., more. Index and Chronology. Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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7 Dowrick, Stephanie LAND OF ZEUS: Myths of the Greek Gods and Heroes
London New English Library (NEL) 1974 1st P/B Softcover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
127pp. Book clean and square. Former owner's details on half-title page, leaves uniformly acidic (browned). Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper mildly edge, and spine worn. Many stories of Greek Gods and Heroes, including Tales of Thrace, Thessaly, Attica, Boeotia, Delphi, Aetolia, Peloponnese, Corinth, Argolis, Arcadia, Laconia, Labours of Heracles, Death of Heracles. Book weight approx. 100g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.02 AUD
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CHRISTIAN MYTHOLOGY, Every, George
8 Every, George CHRISTIAN MYTHOLOGY
England Hamlyn 1987 0600550990 / 9780600550990 Revised Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
144pp., colour plate frontispiece (the first leaf of the Book of Kells), plus colour and b/white plates and illustrations (paintings, stained glass, manuscripts, and sculpture from many ages), throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Front cover-'The Miraculous Verification of the True Cross of Christ', detail of a painting by Piero della Francesca. Back panel-Pentecost from a thirteenth-century French manuscript) card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. A stand-alone volume in the 'Library of the World's Myths and Legends' series. Contents include: Intro., 9 chapters, plus Further Reading and Index. Book weight approx. 620g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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9 Foss, Michael THE WORLD OF CAMELOT: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
London Michael O'Mara Books 1995 1854797166 / 9781854797162 1st Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
217pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections. Intext, b/w, wood-cut style illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Michael Foss retells the stories surrounding King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, by 'becoming' Sir Thomas Malory, a bookish knight, now resident in a low, dark room in Newgate Prison, with time to consider how life has gone so wrong . . . Contents include: Prologue, 13 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 560g. 
Price: 11.84 AUD
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10 Gibson, Clare GODDESS SYMBOLS: Universal Signs Of The Divine Female
Rowayton, CT., USA Saraband Inc. 1998 1 887354 20 4 / 9781887354202 First Edition Hard Cover + D/J Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
112pp., purple cloth boards, colour illustrations throughout. Minor bump to foot of spine. Illustrated dustjacket Mylar protected. "The Goddess- the first manifestation of humanity's deeply rooted need to personify it's sense of the sacred in a supreme being. Before the masculine role in procreation was understood, women were credited with awesome natural powers . . . " Weight approx. 910g. 
Price: 14.43 AUD
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GREEK MYTHS : Illustrated Edition, Graves, Robert
11 Graves, Robert GREEK MYTHS : Illustrated Edition
London Book Club Associates 1985 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
256pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards very good. Tanned strip to front and rear endpapers, else leaves clean. Foxing spots to rear pastedown. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly creased head and foot of spine. "This beautifully illustrated edition includes the major part of the author's original text so that the reader can concentrate on the stories themselves without the critical apparatus . . . Using photographs of ancient Greek art treasures, paintings and pots, statues and carvings, the book portrays the larger-than-life characters whose sometimes all too human activities throng the pages of this handsome book." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 505g. 
Price: 12.75 AUD
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ELVES, WIGHTS AND TROLLS. Studies Towards the Practice of Germanic Heathenry: Vol. I, Gundarsson, Kveldulf Hagan
12 Gundarsson, Kveldulf Hagan ELVES, WIGHTS AND TROLLS. Studies Towards the Practice of Germanic Heathenry: Vol. I
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States iUniverse, Inc. 2007 0595421652 / 9780595421657 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, + 171pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft reading crease to front panel, smaller soft crease to rear. From the back cover: " . . . the most complete study yet made of the various beings with whom the Vikings shared their world, from the smallest spirits of stones and plants to the great giants who strive against or aid the Norse gods. Elves, dwarves, giants, wights dwelling in rocks, streams and oceans; these beings have been friends, foes, and even lovers of humans, and often worked more closely with farming and fishing folk on a daily basis than did the gods themselves . . . Also includes Kveldulf's new translation of the little-known Icelandic skaldic poem "Berg-Dweller's Song", in which the giant Hallmundr tells of his own folk and world-faring." Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 300g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 22.56 AUD
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ICELANDIC FOLK AND FAIRY TALES, Hallmundsson, May and Hallberg (Selected and Translated by)
13 Hallmundsson, May and Hallberg (Selected and Translated by) ICELANDIC FOLK AND FAIRY TALES
Reykjavik, Iceland Forlagid 2012 9979535172 / 9789979535171 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Kjartan Gudjonsson 
123pp., b/white illustrations by Kjartan Gudjonsson. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed at foot. English translation by May and Hallberg Hallmundsson. Foreword by same. "Spanning the rich folk tradition from ghosts and elves to sorcerers, saints and outlaws, the stories reflect everyday life in Iceland through the centuries, throwing a unique light on the Icelandic character in humorous as well as serious circumstances. The Hallmundssons have selected and translated all the tales in this volume from the classic collection of 19th-century folklorist Jon Arnason, who devoted years of his life to recording stories preserved by oral tradition since the early days of Iceland's history. Book weight approx. 230g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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FOLK TALES AND FABLES OF THE WORLD, Hayes, Barbara (Retold by)
14 Hayes, Barbara (Retold by) FOLK TALES AND FABLES OF THE WORLD
Auckland, New Zealand David Bateman Ltd. 2007 1869536673 / 9781869536671 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Robert Ingpen 
288pp., colour-art illustrations throughout (mostly full-page) by highly acclaimed illustrator Robert Ingpen. Pattern-print endpapers. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominal bump on head of backstrip. All edges gilt on pristine text-block. Attached ribbon bookmark. Art-illustrated (Robert Ingpen) gloss boards undamaged. First published by David Bateman in 1987, this edition contains over sixty traditional folk tales and fables from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Australasia, and the Americas. Includes Bibliography. Book weight approx. 1.32 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 32.90 AUD
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15 Hoffman, Alice S. THE BOOK OF THE SAGAS
London and New York Ernest Nister, Jointly with E.P.Dutton Hardcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original green cloth. Art-illustrated endpapers. Undated [early 20th century]. Colour-art frontispiece plus 5 other unpaginated like plates. Intext b/white sketch-art [several full-page]. All illustrations by Gordon Browne R.I. [1858-1932]. Book clean. Spine firm, lightly shaken. Random colour flecks, specks and edgewear on boards. Former owner's bookplate affixed to illustrated ffep., like inscription on verso of same. An area [one sq. in.] of biopredation on rear endpaper, otherwise leaves clean. No dustjacket. Stories of Norse and Viking mythology, including Odin, Thor, Baldur, Frey and Gerda, Iduna, Loki, Harald Hairfair, Volund, Iceland Folk and more. Book weight approx. 860g. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY : The World of the Greek Gods and Heroes in Words and Pictures, Houtzager, Guus
16 Houtzager, Guus THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY : The World of the Greek Gods and Heroes in Words and Pictures
The Netherlands Rebo Publishers 2003 9036615011 / 9789036615013 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
269pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head. From the rear panel: " . . . the main Greek gods, heroes, demigods and other mythological figures and expressions are dealt with very clearly. Key words are given at the beginning in a comprehensive introduction, in which you can read about how the myths came into existence, and well as the meanings that lie behind them. Includes Bibliography and Index, 500 colour illustrations. " Book weight approx. 900g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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ANCIENT GREECE, Kavacs, Charles (Edited by Peter Snow)
17 Kavacs, Charles (Edited by Peter Snow) ANCIENT GREECE
Great Britain Floris Books 2004 0863153968 / 9780863153969 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
174pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, one page corner-creased. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, small, soft corner crease to rear. "A re-telling of Greek mythology and ancient history as recommended for Steiner-Waldorf curriculum class 5-6 (age 10-12)." Contents include: Preface, Greek Mythology, The Argonauts, Perseus, The Twelve Labours of Heracles, Theseus, Greek History, Alexander the Great, Index. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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CREATION MYTHS : Man's Introduction to the World, Maclagan, David
18 Maclagan, David CREATION MYTHS : Man's Introduction to the World
London Thames & Hudson 1977 0500810109 / 9780500810101 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
96pp., colour and b/white plates, diagrams, drawings, halftone illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "Every culture, no matter how simple, has left us some framework designed to account for the origin and nature of the world's life-structures . . . They describe the cosmos in human, and man in cosmic, terms . . . " A stand-alone volume in the 'Art and Imagination' series. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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THE SONG OF TALIESIN : Tales from King Arthur's Bard, Matthews, John
19 Matthews, John THE SONG OF TALIESIN : Tales from King Arthur's Bard
Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A. Quest Books/Theosophical Publishing House 2001 0835608026 / 9780835608022 First Thus Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, + 234pp., intext b/white art-illustrations by Stuart Littlejohn. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated ('Riders of the Sidhe', John Duncan) card wrapper mildly edgeworn only, plus one tiny corner crease. "Twenty rare Celtic tales from Camelot . . . We know of Arthur as the 'once and future' legendary King . . . less known is Arthur's poet Taliesin - who, like Merlin, was said to have Shamanic powers . . . John Matthews has spent decades mining original sources, embellishing fragments with his rich knowledge of Celtic lore to create these little-known stories." Contents include: Acks., Note On Pronunciation, Introduction, 20 chapters, Sources, Notes. Book weight approx. 530g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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THE GODDESS PELE, Mullins, Joe
20 Mullins, Joe THE GODDESS PELE
Honolulu, Hawaii Aloha Graphics 1977 Staplebound Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
35pp., b/w and duo-tone halftone illustrations throughout. Book square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Mystically illustrated [Paul Martin] card wrapper slightly edgeworn, abraded spots, colour faded on spine and a few blind indentations. Original price sticker affixed inside front wrap. Pele is the Volcano Goddess of Hawaii. Book weight approx. 102g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 6.84 AUD
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