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THE VOYAGE OF ARGO THE ARGONAUTICA
Written by Apollonius Of Rhodes; E.V. Rieu; Lawrence Norfolk. Illustrated by Daniel Egneus.
Stock no. 1821581
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Fine condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Translated by Rieu with an introduction by Norfolk. Colour & b/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase also in fine conditon.

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BESTIARY
Written by Richard Barber.
Stock no. 1821580
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Being an English version of the Bodleian Library manuscript. Translated and introduced by Richard Barber. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some light scuffing.

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IRISH MYTHS AND LEGENDS
Written by Augusta Gregory; W.B. Yeats; Colm Toibin. Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki.
Stock no. 1821563
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Preface by Yeats, Introduced by Colm Toibin. Olive green leather spine with gilt title. Illustrated paper boards. Colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with a bump at one open corner and faint scuffing.

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TALES OF THE GREEK HEROES: RETOLD FROM THE ANCIENT AUTHORS
Written by Roger Lancelyn Green; Stephen Fry. Illustrated by Romy Blumel.
Stock no. 1821507
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2018. Nearly fine condition.

Orange cloth pictorial boards with black titles. Colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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THE GREEK MYTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Graves; Kenneth Mcleish. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1320852
Published by Folio Society. 7th 2000. Nearly fine condition.

2 Volumes. Brown cloth spine with gilt titles and border. Pictorial covers. Introduction by McLeish. Minimal rubbing to corners. Publisher's orange slipcase is bumped to lower corners and has a dent in front closed edge.

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THE LEPRECHAUN COMPANION
Written by Niall Macnamara. Illustrated by Wayne Anderson.
Stock no. 1320337
Published by Pavilion Books Limited. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

Looking at the link between leprechauns and the other faery folk of Ireland, and at their cousins in neighbouring countries - brownies, boggarts, piskies, spriggins, kobalds and many more. Large format. Cream pictorial padded boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1862051933. Spine slightly faded. Small nicks in covers to front edge of spine.

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THE ELDER EDDA: A SELECTION
Written by Paul B. Taylor; W.H. Auden.
Stock no. 1820090
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1969. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Poetic or Elder Edda is a famous collection made about A.D. 1200 of old Icelandic poems on cosmogony, mythology and the tradition of Norse heroes. This translation from the Icelandic conveys the power, sharpness and precision of the original. Prefaced with a most helpful introduction by Professor Peter Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0571090664. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and slightly grubby.

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KING MIDAS
Written by Neil Philip. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent.
Stock no. 2130701
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st USA 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Square format. Colour illustrations. Retold by Philip. ISBN: 0316705217. Slight fade to spine, which also has small bumps to top and tail.

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THE SILVER TREASURE
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by Bee Willey.
Stock no. 2129870
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Myths and Legends of the World series. 23 short stories with colour illustrations. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1858811392. Wrapper has some light wear to top of spine.

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NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHS & LEGENDS
Written by O.B. Duane.
Stock no. 2126989
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1860193773.

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THE LOST GODS
Written by Francesca Simon. Illustrated by Adam Stower.
Stock no. 2123399
Published by Faber & Faber; Profile Books. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Freya was an ordinary schoolgirl...until the Norse gods stormed into her life. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781846685651.

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THE BOOK OF THE DRAGON
Written by Judy Allen; Jeanne Griffiths.
Stock no. 1506565
Published by Orbis Publishing. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This illustrated history of the dragon includes stories, quotations, speculations and tentative suggestions which show the dragon through the differing interpretations from ancient Greece to Mexico, from Hinduism to the pagan cults, in classical art and stonemasonry. Black matt boards with silver titles to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. 128 pages. A little surface paper damage to top corner of rear cover. Browning to edges of endpapers. Light foxing to text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a tear to top of rear panel by spine.

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