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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.

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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.

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Written by Robert Graves. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2124476
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

Green/blue pictorial cloth, black title to spine on gilt. Endpapers show journeys of the Argo. Full page colour illustrations. Contained in better than very good slip case that has just some scuffing to one edge.

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Written by Donald A. Mackenzie. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1317189
Published by The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Lovely decorated olive green cloth covers, title to spine in gilt and to front cover in cream. Top edge green. 8 magnificent colour plates by Goble and many monochrome plates. 463 pages. Spine and corners bumped, tiny indentation to top edge of front cover. Covers slightly grubby/marked. Heavy foxing to contents.

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Written by Jonathan Hughes.
Stock no. 1815132
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Kingship of Edward IV. Xiii + 354 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0750919949.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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Written by Wajuppa Tossa; Kongdeuane Nettavong; Margaret Read Macdonald.
Stock no. 1507013
Published by Libraries Unlimited. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

World Folklore Series. More than 50 tales including creation myths, animal tales, Buddhist Jataka and moral stories, trickster tales, riddles, ghost stories, local legends and more from peoples on both sides of the Mekong River. Glazed pictorial boards. Some colour photographs. 205 pages. ISBN: 9781591583455. Small price label to rear cover.

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Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland.
Stock no. 1506864
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Introduced and re-told by Crossley-Holland. Green cloth spine with gilt title, mustard paper boards with gilt vignette to front. ISBN: 0233972714. Top and bottom edge of spine browned. Light foxing to text block. A few page corner tips creased. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, light browning to rear panel, some foxing to flaps and verso.

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Written by F. Carmichael Brunton. Illustrated by Noel L. Nisbet.
Stock no. 1406382
Published by George G. Harrap & Company. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Stories of Celtic Mythology. Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. Pictorial onlay to front. 4 colour plates. 208 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Bump to side of front board. Gilt on front is faded. A little scuffing to inlay. Front endpaper has been removed. A couple of hinges are cracked. Light browning to endpapers and half-title page. Foxing mainly to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.

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