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Items By Category: All Categories: Folklore and Mythology
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1.   Olson, Sigurd F. , Illustrated by: Hines, Robert
Runes of the North
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf New York, NY 1963
xv, 255 pp, [6], orange cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt & red lettering on the spine & stamped gilt illustration of duck on the front cover, dj illustrated blu-black-white-green front panel & spine w/black-and-white photo of author on the rear panel. A book of legends, reflections, and adventures, set in the vast wilderness of the North that sweeps from the Quetico-Superior adn Hudson Bay to the Yukon and Alaska. First Edition Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 28.72 CAD 28.33 EUR 20.05 GBP 16.81 JPY 2,125.00 MXN 354.17 ZAR 303.57 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 040632.
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2.   Hansen, L. Taylor , Illustrated by: Illustrated
He Walked the Americas
Publisher: Amherst Press Amherst, WI 1964
256 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj w/grey-brown-white-yellow illustrated front panel & spine w/brown-yel-blu-orange-green illustrated rear panel. Collection of Indian legends from many different tribes all over the Americas. The legends are about a mysterious white man who walked from tribe to tribe among the American Nations. He came to Peru from the Pacific, the traveled through South and Central America, among the Mayans, into Mexico and all of North America, then back to ancient Tula, from whence he departed across the Atlantic to the land of his origin. 2nd Printing Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 37.34 CAD 36.84 EUR 26.07 GBP 21.86 JPY 2,763.00 MXN 460.50 ZAR 394.71 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 040494.
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3.   edited by Barker, Omar
Legends and Tales of the Old West : Sixty Entertaining Folk Tales, Legends, and Tall Stories Told By Members of the Western Writers of America
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, NY 1962
xiv, (4), 408 pp, quarterbound w/blue papercovered boards w/greay clothcovered spine w/blu-orange lettering, dj blue-black w/orange-white lettering w/illustrated front panel & spine & white rear panel w/text. The book contains sixty folk tales, legends, and tall stories. Some of the authors are: Noel Loomis, Mari Sandoz, Wayne Lee, Bill Burchardt, Sapello, Olive Burt Walker Tompkins, Homer Croy, Dorothy Bonar, S. Omar Barker, John Myers, Phil Squires, Frank Robertson, Bill Gulick, Jeanne Wililams, Bret McGUire, Ellis Lucia, Damaris Goehring, Samuel Peeples, Will Henry, Clay Fisher, Harper Starr, and many others. prev owner's name on ffep, small chips at corners of dj, small chips at top & bottom of dj spine. good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 38.49 CAD 37.97 EUR 26.87 GBP 22.53 JPY 2,848.00 MXN 474.67 ZAR 406.86 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 051047.
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4.   Bryson, Bernarda, Illustrated by: Bryson, Bernarda
Gilgamesh : Man's First Story
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston New York, NY 1966
112 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, black endpapers, dj brown-grey-blu-red w/color wraparound illustration. The story was first written down in Sumerian cuneiform and is the story of Gilgamesh, wdhich tells of a great flood and of one man, befriended by the gods, who survived by building an ark. In the feats of Gilgamesh and his companion, Enkidu, a monster who turns into a gentle man who loves and respects the King, are found the sources of the great mythological heroes, Hercules, Jason, and Theseus. dj bottom corner of the front flap clipped, light foxing on the edges. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 60.82 CAD 60.01 EUR 42.46 GBP 35.61 JPY 4,501.00 MXN 750.17 ZAR 643.00 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036970.
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5.   Brunvand, Jan Harold, Illustrated by: Illustrations & Chart
The Mexican Pet: More New Urban Legends and Some Old Favorites
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company New York, NY 1986
221 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards w/light blu cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, glossy wht dj w/red-grey-black color illustrated front panel. A collection of urban legends by folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand. It is a group of bizarre stories that happened to someone. It contains many new legends, including "The Cabbage Patch Tragedy, " " I believe in Mary Worth, " " The Avon Flasher, " and "The Mexican Pet." First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 17.23 CAD 17.00 EUR 12.03 GBP 10.09 JPY 1,275.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 182.14 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 038849.
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