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THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Written by Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 1816324
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Collected and retold by Roger Lancelyn Green. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour plates. Crease to lower margin of frontis (not affecting illustration). Contained in a green slipcase which is faded at open edges.

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SONG OF THE VIKINGS
Written by Nancy Marie Brown.
Stock no. 2125822
Published by Palgrave Macmillan. Circa 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

American Edition. Snorri and The Making of Norse Myths. ISBN: 9780230338845. 2nd printing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few light marks.

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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST
Written by Rachel Storm. Illustrated by Jane Ray.
Stock no. 2125798
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Very good condition.

Red leatherette spine, gilt title. Beautifully decorated covers. Selected, retold and introduced by Storm. Contents are separated into stories from: Mesopotamia; Egypt; Levant; Anatolia; Arabia and Iran. Colour illustrations. Half title page and next couple of pages are wrinkled to top. Light foxing to outer page edges. A few marks and scuffs to slip case.

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MYTHS & LEGENDS OF INDIA
Written by William Radice.
Stock no. 2125793
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.

Blue leather spine with gilt title. Pale green cloth boards with a printed gilt & blue design. Colour plates. xxviii and 784 pages. Slip case better than very good.

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BRITISH MYTHS & LEGENDS
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 2125792
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.

This is the combined edition, with leather spine. Marvels and Magic; Heroes and Saints; History and Romance. Pictorial boards depicting Excalibur. B/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE ICELANDIC SAGAS
Written by Magnus Magnusson. Illustrated by Simon Noyes.
Stock no. 2125762
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.

Volume I only. 12 sagas. Leather spine. Cloth covers with dramatic Viking design to front. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 809 pages. A few small foxspots to outer page edges. Contained in slip case in better than very good condition; a few light marks and scuffs.

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FAIRY TALES AND LEGENDS BY HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 2125713
Published by Cobden-Sanderson Ltd.. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Green covers with extensive cream decorations and title and small vingette in gilt. Outer page edges pink. Cream and pink decorated endpapers. B/w text illustrations. 470 pages. Spine is faded. War along cover edges and some browning; chipping to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing. Dirty marks to some outer page edges.

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SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT
Written by Simon Armitage. Illustrated by Diana Sudyka.
Stock no. 2125478
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Attractive red and green pictorial cloth. Two-tone illustrations. Contained in very good slip case that has a few small bumps and ink spots.

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KING ARTHUR HISTORY & LEGEND
Written by John Matthews; Caitlin Matthews.
Stock no. 1610634
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Fine condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, full size pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates. Contained in orange / red slipcase.

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ROBIN OF THE MOVIES
Written by David Turner. Illustrated by Malcolm Baker.
Stock no. 2125380
Published by Yeoman Publishing. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. The Cinematic History of the Legendary Outlaw of Sherwood. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951558803.

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THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD OF GREAT RENOWN, IN NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 2125378
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1888. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt titles and black and red decorations. B/w plates and illustrations. Wear to spine and cover edges. Free front endpaper is 2/3rds misisng. Some foxing and page browning.

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THE LEGENDARY BALLADS OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
Written by John S. Roberts.
Stock no. 2125368
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1868. Almost very good condition.

The Chandos Poets. Compiled and edited by Roberts. With original illustrations and steel portrait. Includes tales of Robin Hood. Looks like book has possibly been rebound at some time, with original spine laid down. Looks like a school crest has been gilded to front cover. Prize plate to front patsedown. Some foxing and page browning.

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