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MYTHS AND MYTHOLOGY

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WELAND SMITH OF THE GODS
Written by Ursula Synge. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1507357
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of one of the heroic figures of Norse mythology. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370012682. SIGNED by author on front endpaper. A little bumping to spine. Contents clean with just an odd fox spot. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, grubby with some browning, light stains to ends of spine more visible on verso.
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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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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 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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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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LAO FOLKTALES
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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THE NORSE MYTHS
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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THE ENCHANTED LOCHAN
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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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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THE SILVER TREASURE
No author listed. Illustrated by Bee Willey.
Stock no. 1405691
Published by Orion Children's Books. circa 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Eight prints from The Silver Treasure by Geraldine McCaughrean. Contained in glazed pictorial card folder. Prints all present and in excellent condition. Cover is a little creased and corners are a little bumped.
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