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WOODMYTH & FABLE
Written by Ernest Thompson Seton. Illustrated by Ernest Thompson Seton.
Stock no. 1321514
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w illustrations. Text printed in red. Edges untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped, fading to spine and cover edges and a few mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Tobacco smell to contents.

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THE GREEK MYTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Graves; Kenneth Mcleish. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2135272
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

2 Volumes. Brown cloth spine with gilt titles and border. Pictorial covers. Introduction by McLeish. Some light wear to cover corners. Slip case in better than very good condition - a few tiny marks.

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LE MORTE D'ARTHUR
Written by Sir Thomas Malory. Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley.
Stock no. 1822126
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, a facsimile of the definitive 1927 J M Dent edition. Bound in full Nigerian goatskin, gold blocked with the design of the 1927 edition. Printed on specially made paper with hand-made end papers and gilding on three edges. 624 pages, 11.75 inches x 9 inches. Includes a separate booklet with an essay by Professor Anthony S G Edwards. This is copy 212 of 1000. A beautiful set contained in publisher's solander case which has a couple of minor bumps to edges.

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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 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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