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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 17.31 CAD 16.88 EUR 12.27 GBP 9.06 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 158.82 

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 96.15 CAD 93.75 EUR 68.18 GBP 50.34 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 882.35 

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 23.08 CAD 22.50 EUR 16.36 GBP 12.08 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 211.76 

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 16.35 CAD 15.94 EUR 11.59 GBP 8.56 JPY 1,275.00 MXN 159.38 ZAR 150.00 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 038849.
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Brunvand, Jan Harold.  
The Baby Train: And Other Lusty Urban Legends.

Publisher: New York: Norton, 1993..
ISBN: 9780393034387 1st edition, 1st printing. 367 pp. Index. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 15.38 CAD 15.00 EUR 10.91 GBP 8.05 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 141.18 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 9359.
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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 57.71 CAD 56.26 EUR 40.92 GBP 30.21 JPY 4,501.00 MXN 562.63 ZAR 529.53 

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 17.31 CAD 16.88 EUR 12.27 GBP 9.06 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 158.82 

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 36.51 CAD 35.60 EUR 25.89 GBP 19.11 JPY 2,848.00 MXN 356.00 ZAR 335.06 

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 6.09 CAD 5.94 EUR 4.32 GBP 3.19 JPY 475.00 MXN 59.38 ZAR 55.88 

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 11.54 CAD 11.25 EUR 8.18 GBP 6.04 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 105.88 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: LILG00007.
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Green, Roger  
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

Publisher: New York 1994.
Near Fine with no dust jacket; New book. Penguin Later Printing Paperback Puffin Classics; 8vo; 330 pages; This book follows the story of Arthur from the magical moment when he pulls the sword from the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle.; ISBN: 0140366709

Appr.: | AUD 5.72 CAD 5.58 EUR 4.05 GBP 2.99 JPY 446.00 MXN 55.75 ZAR 52.47 

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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 57.69 CAD 56.25 EUR 40.91 GBP 30.20 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 529.41 

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"

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 040494.
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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 10.26 CAD 10.00 EUR 7.27 GBP 5.37 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 94.12 

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 17.31 CAD 16.88 EUR 12.27 GBP 9.06 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 158.82 

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 27.24 CAD 26.56 EUR 19.32 GBP 14.26 JPY 2,125.00 MXN 265.63 ZAR 250.00 

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 11.54 CAD 11.25 EUR 8.18 GBP 6.04 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 105.88 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 4300.
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