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ROCK ART IN AFRICA: MYTHOLOGY AND LEGEND
Written by Jean-Loic Le Quellec; Paul Bahn.
Stock no. 1823440
Published by Flammarion. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the French by Paul Bahn. A panorama of the great parietal assemblages of Africa. The author places the works in the context of their discovery by the great explorers, and then deciphers their hidden meanings. Large format. Black cloth boards, blind titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 2080304445. Board corners bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-faded, scuffed to rear panel.

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IMPOSSIBLE JOURNEYS
Written by Mathew Lyons.
Stock no. 1822868
Published by Folio Society. Circa 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. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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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. 1822839
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Translated by Rieu with an introduction by Norfolk. Colour & b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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IMPOSSIBLE JOURNEYS
Written by Mathew Lyons.
Stock no. 1321834
Published by Folio Society. Circa 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. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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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. 1321751
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Translated by Rieu with an introduction by Norfolk. Colour & b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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MINI MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OKLAHOMA INDIANS
Written by Lu Celia Wise. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1321627
Published by Oklahoma State Department Of Education. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 64 pages. Covers are edge rubbed and lightly scuffed. Some loss of paper covering to top and tail of spine. Pencil erasure mark to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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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 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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