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MYTHS AND MYTHOLOGY

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THE MAHABHARATHA A CHILD'S VIEW PART 2
Written by Samhita Arni. Illustrated by Samhita Arni.
Stock no. 1507091
Published by Tara Publishing. 2nd 2002. Very good condition.

A 12 year old's version of the Mahabharatha. Part 2 concludes the epic with the Great War. Large format 11 x 8.5", pictorial card wraps. Illustrated endpapers. B/w illustrations. 168 pages. ISBN: 8186211713. Slight wear to spine and cover edges. Laminate starting to lift from bottom corner of front cover. Light scratches to rear cover. Book of the month sticker to front cover and original barcode price label to rear cover. A couple of small marks to contents.
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THE MAHABHARATHA A CHILD'S VIEW PART 1
Written by Samhita Arni. Illustrated by Samhita Arni.
Stock no. 1507090
Published by Tara Publishing. 2nd 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

A 12 year old's version of the Mahabharatha. Part 1 begins with the story of Santanu, and takes the reader up to the exile of the Pandavas. Large format 11 x 8.5", pictorial card wraps. Illustrated endpapers. B/w illustrations. 116 pages. ISBN: 8186211705. Tiny amount of wear to cover corners. Book of the month sticker to front cover and original barcode price label to rear cover. A couple of small faint marks to contents.
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THE ADVENTURES OF ODYSSEUS
Written by Hugh Lupton; Daniel Morden. Illustrated by Christina Balit.
Stock no. 1507087
Published by Barefoot Books. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

After 10 long years, the Trojan War has finally ended, and it is time for the hero Odysseus to set sail for his homeland. But what Odysseus thinks is the end of his long absence is truly only the beginning..... Glazed pictorial boards 11.25 x 9.25". Colour illustrations. Unpaginated. ISBN: 1841487996. Light bump to top corner of rear cover. Dustwrapper ever so slightly edge worn. A nice copy.
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WHY THE MAN IN THE MOON IS HAPPY AND OTHER ESKIMO CREATION STORIES
Written by Ronald Melzack. Illustrated by Laszlo Gal.
Stock no. 1507056
Published by Good Reading Limited. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A selection of timeless Eskimo myths. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Blue, black and white pictures. 64 pages. ISBN: 0904223493. Base of spine bumped. Fading to spine and some edges of covers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears and chips, one 2.5" tear to rear panel. Wear to folds and spine edges.
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THE ORCHARD BOOK OF GREEK MYTHS
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1406580
Published by Orchard Books. circa 1992. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A wonderful collection of 16 favourite greek myths. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 96 pages. 10.5 x 8.25". ISBN: 1852133732. 10th Printing. A little bumping to spine. Pencil annotation to one page. A couple of small margin marks otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with a little creasing to rear panel.
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MAGIC STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Written by Veronica Lawson; Pamela Waley. Illustrated by Ludek Manasek; Karel Teissig; Vladimir Tesar.
Stock no. 1406579
Published by Treasure Press. circa 1986. Almost very good condition.

56 fascinating folk tales, myths and legends retold for older children. Purple glazed pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. 254 pages. ISBN: 1850510879. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine faded. Name to front flyleaf and inscription to title page. Pencil annotations to contents page. Some foxing and fingering. Mark to bottom of text block.
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THE ORCHARD BOOK OF FIRST GREEK MYTHS
Written by Saviour Pirotta. Illustrated by Jan Lewis.
Stock no. 1507035
Published by Orchard Books. circa 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A wonderful collection of ten of the greatest Greek myths, retold to capture the imagination of the very young. Glazed pictorial boards, 10.75 x 9.75". Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781841217758. 4th printing. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn.
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THE PUFFIN BOOK OF MAGICAL INDIAN MYTHS
Written by Anita Nair. Illustrated by Atanu Roy.
Stock no. 1406548
Published by Puffin Books. 1st 2007. Almost very good condition.

Glazed silver pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 182 pages. 10 x 8". ISBN: 9780143330042. Spine and most corners a little bumped. Top corner of rear board is badly bumped. Old price label to bottom of rear board. Couple of light scratches to covers. Bumping to top corner of contents. A little transfer of colour from some illustrations to opposite page.
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STORIES FOR A FRAGILE PLANET
Written by Kenneth Steven. Illustrated by Jane Ray.
Stock no. 1406545
Published by Lion Childrens Books. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Myths, traditional tales and real-life stories reflect the importance of caring for and respecting the earth and its inhabitants. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 48 pages. 10.5" x 8.5". ISBN: 9780745961576. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Contents excellent. Dustwrapper a little edge rubbed. A lovely copy.
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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.
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AFRICAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS
Written by Kathleen Arnott. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1507016
Published by Oxford University Press. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oxford Myths and Legends Series. Drawn from all parts of Africa these tales illustrate well the simplicity and superstition inherent in the rural African peoples; their fierce sense of justice; their belief in witchcraft; their powers of patience and endurance. Retold by Kathleen Arnott. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0192741152. Bottom edge of spine faded. Pencil name to front endpaper. Light foxing and a couple of small marks to text block. Text pages very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a faded spine. Original price label and another small label to front flap.
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CANADIAN WONDER TALES
Written by Cyrus Macmillan. Illustrated by Elizabeth Cleaver.
Stock no. 1507015
Published by The Bodley Head (canada) Ltd; Clarke Irwin Company Limited. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being the two collections Canadian Wonder Tales & Canadian Fairy Tales collected from oral sources by Cyrus MacMillan. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w chapter headers and illustrations. 276 pages. ISBN: 0370012798. Heavy bump to top corners, spine and other corners lightly bumped. Small brown spot in text on pages 141/142. Light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby and foxed.
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