MYTHS AND MYTHOLOGY
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Written by Mathew Lyons.
Stock no. 2125774
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.
Attempted journeys to places that did not in fact exist; claims to have visited or seen such places; journeys it is not longer possible to make; and journeys that, whether in planning, the execution or the outcome, were implausible or unlikely, if not actually wholly impossible. Blue cloth spine with gilt title and decoration, blue pictorial paper boards. B/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Written by David Day. Illustrated by Alan Lee.
Stock no. 1816065
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Castles of legend, fantasy and myth brought to vivid life in the delicate yet powerful art of Alan Lee and the evocative prose of David Day. Designed and edited by David Larkin. Large format. Green/brown cloth with tilt title to spine. Illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. ISBN: 0048232718. Label with gift inscription to front endpaper (Simon with love from Grandad 1990). Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and slightly edge-creased.
THE OUTLAWS OF MEDIEVAL LEGEND
Written by Maurice Keen.
Stock no. 1815896
Published by Routledge. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.
Revised Edition. The swashbuckling mythical heroes of the Middle Ages have been the object of fascination for centuries. This book explores not only the notorious Robin Hood and William Wallace, but also some now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustratoins. ISBN: 0415239001.
THE OAK KING, THE HOLLY KING, AND THE UNICORN
Written by John Williamson.
Stock no. 1815007
Published by Harper & Row. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.
The Myths and Symbolism of the Unicorn Tapestries. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0060960329. Text block a little grubby. Light top corner creasing.
KUTKOS CHINOOK TYEE
Written by Mildred Colbert. Illustrated by Keith Shaw Williams.
Stock no. 2123586
Published by D.C. Heath and Company. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Kutkos was a tyee, or son of a hereditary chief of the Chinook Indians.... B/w illustrations. Grubby marks along cover edges. Name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn in half along spine edge; many pieces of loss along edges; also creased.
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.
SEASONS OF SPLENDOUR TALES, MYTHS & LEGENDS OF INDIA
Written by Madhur Jaffrey. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1507018
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The rich heritage of Indian myth and folklore brought vividly to life in dramatic yet simple language and by bold and imaginative colour and b/w illustrations. Scarlet cloth, gilt titles. 128 pages includes glossary. 11 x 8". ISBN: 0907516580. Base of spine bumped. A couple of small dark marks to lower edge of front cover. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Contents clean. A few fox spots to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with creasing to base of slightly faded spine. Light scratches to rear panel.
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.