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Category: All Categories: Folklore and Mythology: Legends
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Ashe, Geoffrey  
Atlantis: Lost Lands, Ancient Wisdom

Publisher: London & New York: Thames & Hudson, 1992..
First Edition. Trade Paperback. 28 X 20 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Pictorial covers, mostly lilac spine with black & white titles, 96 pp, many color and b & w illustrations, bibliography. One corner bumped, else fine. Traces the legend of the lost island or continent of Atlantis from its invention by Plato to its place as a theme of modern fantastic literature. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

Appr.: | AUD 18.24 CAD 18.00 EUR 12.74 GBP 10.68 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 192.86 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: LILG00006.
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Bokenham, Osbern, 1393?-1447?  
Legendys of Hooly Wummen [Legends of Holy Women] edited from Ms. Arundel 327 by Mary S. Serjeantson

Publisher: London, Published for the Early English Text Society, by H. Milford, Oxford UP..
lxxx, 322 p., 1 l., front. (facsim.) 22.5 cm. Legends comiled from the Legenda Aurea and other sources. Stock #29,869. Vg/ no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 101.35 CAD 100.00 EUR 70.75 GBP 59.34 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,071.43 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 29869.
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Booss, Claire (Ed.)  
Scandinavian Folk & Fairy Tales

Publisher: New York: Avenel Books, 1984..
First Thus. 23 X 15 cm. Near Fine/VG. "Distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc." Blue cloth-textured paper-covered boards, gilt titles on spine, xxii, 666 pp, numerous b & w illustrations from various, mostly 19th Century, sources. One corner bumped, a bit of wear to spine ends, printed on cheap paper which is browning. DJ covered with adhesive plastic, else fine. Dozens of tales from each of the five Scandinavian countries. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 24.32 CAD 24.00 EUR 16.98 GBP 14.24 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 257.14 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: LILG00004.
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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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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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Count, Earl W. & Alice Lawson Count  
4000 Years of Christmas

Publisher: Berkeley, CA: Ulysses Press, 1997..
First Printing. 19 X 13 cm. Fine/Fine. Quarter green cloth, gold paper-covered boards, gilt titles on spine, red endpapers, 108, [4] pp, 28 illustrations, index. Pencilled gift inscription on ffep. DJ in Brodart archival cover. This is a brief recounting of all the legends and customs that are preserved in our Christmas traditions, some of which date to thousands of years before the birth of Christ. Shipping weight 1 lb.

Appr.: | AUD 18.24 CAD 18.00 EUR 12.74 GBP 10.68 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 192.86 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: LILG00005.
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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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Ellis, Richard  
Imagining Atlantis

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf NY, 1998.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0679446028 In DJ; Blue spine/green boards. B&W illustrations, maps. Appendix, biblio, index. History of legend of lost continent; 8vo; x + 322 pages

Appr.: | AUD 6.42 CAD 6.33 EUR 4.48 GBP 3.76 JPY 475.00 MXN 79.17 ZAR 67.86 

Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 11818.
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Gayley, Charles Mills  
The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art

Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago & London: Ginn & Company, 1911..
Revised Ed. 20 X 14 cm. Good/No dj. Full maroon cloth, gilt titles on spine & blind titles & dec. on front board, top edge gilt, xli, 597 pp, 2 color maps, 15 two-color plates, 189 illustrations in text, index. Spine ends fraying, a few originally uncut leaves have short marginal tears caused by sloppy opening, original owner's signature on ffep. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 12.16 CAD 12.00 EUR 8.49 GBP 7.12 JPY 900.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 128.57 

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Hall, Louis B. (translation & notes)  
The Knightly Tales of Sir Gawain

Publisher: Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1976..
First Edition. 22 X 14 cm. Near Fine/Near Fine. Maroon paper-covered boards textured to resemble cloth, light grey endpapers and dust jacket, [v], 188 pp, 8 b & w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Top edge lightly spotted, a bit of wear to head & tail of spine, one corner lightly bumped, else as new. Price-clipped DJ browned, rubbed a bit at joints and corners, a bit of soil and a sticker mark on front panel; in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 60.81 CAD 60.00 EUR 42.45 GBP 35.60 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 642.86 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: LILG00002.
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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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Harpur, James and Jennifer Westwood  
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, NY, 1989.
As New in As New dust jacket. First American Edition. 1. Hard Cover. ISBN: 1555843352 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION (stated), FIRST PRINTING (Number Line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 4to (approx 9.25 x 11.5"). 240 pp. Bound in publisher's full blue cloth, gilt (silver) lettering on spine, gold endpapers. Illustrated with hundreds of magnificent color and B&W photographs, paintings and engravings. This is a new, unopened copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. Where physical beauty combines with legend, myth and history, it creates an atmosphere that defies rational explanation. Such enchanted places have long been an inspiration for poets, painters and architects. Their inherent magnetism continues to draw thousands of visitors every year. The Atlas of Legendary Places is a celebration of this ancient heritage and charts a journey that begins where legend, myth and history meet. The reader is introduced to timeless landscapes such as Mount Fuji and Hawaii's Halekala Crater; the sacred wonder of Stonehenge and the Serpent Mount in Ohio; the eternal realms of Avalon and Atlantis; and such awe-inspiring holy places as the Potala Palace in Tibet and Mont. St. Michel. With over 250 color illustration beautifully reproduced in an oversize format. Magnificent illustrations, photographs, paintings and engravings, plus evocative descriptions, travelers' tales and artists' views make this a book to treasure. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 240 pp

Appr.: | AUD 20.20 CAD 19.93 EUR 14.10 GBP 11.83 JPY 1,495.00 MXN 249.17 ZAR 213.57 

Purchase direct from: Round Table Books, LLC. Item number: 4622.
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Holt, David Retold by Illustrator: Illustrated by Kevin Pope  
SPIDERS IN THE HAIRDO Modern Urban Legends
Publisher: August House Little Rock, AR 1999.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Special bookfair edition; 95 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 10.67 EUR 7.55 GBP 6.33 JPY 800.00 MXN 133.33 ZAR 114.29 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 54371.
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Mackenzie, Donald A.  
Egyptian Myth and Legend

Publisher: New York: Bell Publishing Company, 1978..
23 X 15 cm. Near Fine/Near Fine. Green boards, gilt titles on spine, xlix, 404 pp, 4 ff color plates, 14 ff b & w plates, footnotes, index. DJ has adhesive coating applied by previous owner. Reprint of the 1907 original with a brief added foreword by Fatma Turkkan. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 18.24 CAD 18.00 EUR 12.74 GBP 10.68 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 192.86 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: LILG00008.
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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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Seibold, David J. and Charles J. Adams III  
ghost Stories of the Delaware Coast
Publisher: Exeter House books, reading PA,1990.
VG softback. Decorative cover with a little edge war, some scuffs. Tight binding. End papers and pp are Near Fine, look unused. 8vo, 116 pp with illustrations. ISBN# 0-961008-9-9.

Appr.: | AUD 13.51 CAD 13.33 EUR 9.43 GBP 7.91 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 142.86 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 4300.
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