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THE PRINCES' GIFTS
Written by John Yeoman. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1507572
Published by Pavilion. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A rich collection of folklore from China, Iraq, Portugal, Romania, Norway, America etc. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 92 pages. ISBN: 1857938798. Slight wear to bottom edges of covers. A couple of small indents to rear cover. Security label stuck to rear pastedown. Small blue line to margin of page 26. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn.
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NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by R.C. Armour.
Stock no. 1507119
Published by Gibbings & Company Limited. 1st 1905. Slightly better than good condition.

Folklore and Legends. Red cloth with gilt vignette to front, gilt titles and decoration to spine. 7.25 x 5". 32 tales. 16 b/w plates. 192 pages. Spine bumped with nicks to cloth at ends, also browned. Corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby with a few marks and some uneven fading/darkening. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Ink spot affects margins of pages 97- 116, some more than others. A few other small marks to contents. Some light browning and foxing.
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TALES OF THE DERVISHES
Written by Idries Shah.
Stock no. 1507113
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Teaching-stories of the Sufi Masters over the past thousand years. Selected from the Sufi classics, from oral tradition, from unpublished manuscripts and schools of Sufi teaching in many countries. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Red illustration to endpapers. 222 pages. Spine lightly bumped. A couple of light marks to front cover. Very light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small chips. Panels lightly scuffed.
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TALES FROM THE BAZAARS
Written by Amina Shah.
Stock no. 1507039
Published by The Octagon Press. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A treasury of traditional folklore compiled from many of the author's favourite folk tales, gathered from Central Asia and India, Arabia, Europe, and the Americas. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine. 327 pages. ISBN: 0863040845. SIGNED by author, with dedication, on title page. Top of spine and lower front corner bumped. A couple of light marks and a little foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn, small pencil line to rear panel.
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POLISH FOLKTALES AND FOLKLORE
Written by Michal Malinowski; Anne Pellowski.
Stock no. 1507036
Published by Libraries Unlimited. 1st 2009. Very good condition.

More than 50 tales range from local legends, animal tales, and magic tales to religious legends, stories of demons and supernatural creatures, humorous tales, and how and why tales - exemplifying the polish spirit, character and sense of humour. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. 218 pages. ISBN: 9781591587231. Top front corner bumped, very slightly affects top corners of first few pages. Otherwise a nice copy.
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WHEN THE MOON WAS BIG
Written by Ulli Beier. Illustrated by Georgina Beier.
Stock no. 1507034
Published by Collins. 2nd 1972. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Folklore with a difference. In these legends, which are told in their own words by children from all over New Guinea, familiar objects often appear in a new and unusual light. Pale green boards with gilt titles to spine. Brown and white illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 0001950150. Ex-library, label removed from front endpaper, library stamp to publisher's page. Spine bumped, half of top edges of covers very darkened.Tape residue to top edge of rear cover. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean. Some foxing. Book has musty smell. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Foxed on verso.
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HARRIS IN HISTORY AND LEGEND
Written by Bill Lawson.
Stock no. 2117955
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st 2002. Very good condition.

Card wraps. The author has lived on Harris for many years and looks at events that shaped the island's history as well as local legends, traditions and tales, along with his own reminiscences. ISBN: 085976558X. Cover corners are creased.
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TREE SPIRITS: TALES AND ENCOUNTERS
Written by Heather Preston. Illustrated by Heather Preston.
Stock no. 1810925
Published by Sweet Olive Press. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

'A masterful blend of inspired artwork and informative storytelling.' Large format. Cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780692001110. Corners lightly creased and margin of covers slightly grubby. Top edge of text block grubby. Contents otherwise clean.
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REMEMBERING THE YEAR OF THE FRENCH; IRISH FOLK HISTORY AND SOCIAL MEMORY
Written by Guy Beiner.
Stock no. 1810907
Published by University of Wisconsin Press. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

Moving deftly between the study of historical events - the failed French invasion of the West of Ireland in 1798 - and folkloric representations of those events. Cardwraps. Uncorrected Page Proof. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0299218244. Light creasing to covers. Text block slightly grubby. Light creasing to prelims.
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OUR HIGHLAND FOLKLORE HERITAGE
Written by Alexander Polson.
Stock no. 2114925
Published by The Northern Chronicle Office. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Blue boards, gilt titles. Some damp marks to covers. Light foxing.
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BRIGID GODDESS, DRUIDESS AND SAINT
Written by Brian Wright.
Stock no. 2114067
Published by The History Press. 1ST 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752448657. Light wear to cover edges.
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WITCHES GALORE AND OTHER MAGICAL STORIES
Written by Linda Jennings. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1109132
Published by Award Publications. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

A great collection of short stories. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Fun colour illustrations throughout. 93 pages. ISBN: 0861637356.
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