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Lo Que Sabemos del Folklore (Coleccion Lo Que Sabemos)

By: "Baroja, Julio Caro"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", 1967

Seller ID: 9DH018

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Explanation of the derivation and history of folklore. Text in Spanish. 86 pages, 7-7.8x6"" (20x15cm)" View more info

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The Way of the Myth: Talking with Joseph Campbell (Shambhala Pocket Classics)

By: "Boa, Fraser"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Shambhala:

Seller ID: 9781570620423

ISBN: 1570620423

Condition: GOOD


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The World of Myths: A Dictionary of Mythology

By: "Bray, Frank Chapin"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, 1935

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OT011

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Inscription signed by author December 1935. As new except for faint foxing to outer page edges and slight age tanning to glued edge of paper inside covers. Red cloth with black lettering. Unclipped dust jacket is present and intact but age soiled, with a chip at the top of the spine and small rips along top edge (stabilized with clear tape on the inside). 323 indexed pages with data grouped by continents and then by ethnic groups. " View more info

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"Classic Legendary Hero Stories: Extraordinary Tales of Honor, Courage, and Valor"

By: "Brennan, Stephen Vincent"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: The Lyons Press:

Seller ID: 9781592288724

ISBN: 1592288723

Condition: very good


History is filled with myth. Heroes and icons from our distant past are no longer remembered by people who actually experienced them. They are remembered by the stories passed down from generation to generation. After so many centuries have passed it is often difficult to discern who was truly alive, and who lived only in the minds of the storytellers. As you'll see in Classic Legendary Hero Stories, fictional beings are no less capable than real-life heroes of teach... View more info

Turtle Meat: And Other Stories

By: "Bruchac, Joseph"

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Holy Cow! Press:

Seller ID: 9780930100490

ISBN: 0930100492

Condition: GOOD


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Jesus Christ and Mythology

By: "Bultmann, Rudolf"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd:

Seller ID: 9780334046301

ISBN: 0334046300

Condition: GOOD


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Handbook of Folklore (Senate Handbook)

By: "Burne, Charlotte Sophia"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: N/A:

Seller ID: 9781859581575

ISBN: 1859581579

Condition: GOOD


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Once upon a Midlife

By: "Chinen, Allan B., Gould, Roger"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Tarcher:

Seller ID: 9780874777253

ISBN: 0874777259

Condition: GOOD


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Irish fairy tales

By: "Curtin, Jeremiah"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books:

Seller ID: 9780880298148

ISBN: 0880298146

Condition: very good


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The Fables

By: "de La Fontaine, Jean (Gustave Dore, illus.) (Elizur Wright, trans.)"

Price: $27.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1975

Seller ID: 03Y003

ISBN: 0904041263

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Softened spine ends. DJ is intact but has slight wear to edges and 2 large edge rips (tape repaired on inside). ""These poems are the supreme achievement of the form and the measure by which all others should be guaged...the present comprehensive selection, comprising the most notable and well know of La Fontaine's fables...is fully illustrated thoughout with the epic engravings of Gustave Dore..."" 224 pages, 1... View more info

Indian Tales

By: "Deangulo, Jamie, De, Jaime Angulo"

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Hill & Wang:

Seller ID: 9780809000494

ISBN: 0809000490

Condition: GOOD


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"Chouboli & Other Stories, Vol II (Katha Books)"

By: "Detha, Vijaydan"

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Fordham University Press:

Seller ID: 9780823234042

ISBN: 0823234045

Condition: very good


The rollicking, folk-based tales of Rajasthani writer Vijaydan Detha have been winning awards in India since the 1970s. Only recently, however, have they been available in English translation.Detha has a gift for selecting the most provocative tales he hears from his fellow villagers and re-creating them in a literary form as engaging and daring as his oral sources. In one tale a ghost uses his powers to change a woman's sex so that she can stay married to the woman she ... View more info

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"Chouboli & Other Stories, Vol I (Katha Books)"

By: "Detha, Vijaydan"

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Fordham University Press:

Seller ID: 9780823234011

ISBN: 0823234010

Condition: very good


The rollicking, folk-based tales of Rajasthani writer Vijaydan Detha have been winning awards in India since the 1970s. Only recently, however, have they been available in English translation.Detha has a gift for selecting the most provocative tales he hears from his fellow villagers and re-creating them in a literary form as engaging and daring as his oral sources. In one tale a ghost uses his powers to change a woman's sex so that she can stay married to the woman she ... View more info

A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore

By: "Drake, Samuel Adams"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Rutland, VT", 1971

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 63P016

ISBN: 0804809909

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Reprint of 1884 book. Over 100 pieces from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut & New Hampshire, from classics pieces by Holmes, Longfellow and Whittier to written versions of stories from the verbal tradition, with period illustrations." View more info

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New England Legends and Folklore

By: "Drake, Samuel Adams"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Castle:

Seller ID: 9781555219253

ISBN: 155521925X

Condition: very good


Travel back to the days of early New England, the times of witches and seafarers, mysterious village greens and strange nighttime happenings; a treasury of historical fact and literary flights of fancy. Illus., B & W. View more info

Spells of Mortal Weaving

By: "Friesner, Esther M."

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, 1986

Edition: (Signed - 1st edition)

Seller ID: 75P005

ISBN: 0380750015

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Signed by author. Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Spine creased and slight edgewear. ""the fate of a man lay in the hands of a young prince and a lady whose eerie destiny and fabulous quest would become the legend closest to every heart...""" View more info

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Medieval Myths

By: "GOODRICH, NORMA LORRE"

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Penguin Group USA Inc:

Seller ID: 9780452011281

ISBN: 0452011280

Condition: GOOD


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Talk That Talk: An Anthology of African-American Storytelling

By: "Goss, Linda"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780671671686

ISBN: 0671671685

Condition: GOOD


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Chilling Tale of Shave Ice: Mrs. Sugihara Haunts a Village

By: "Grant, Glen"

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9781890970000

ISBN: 189097000X

Condition: GOOD


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Tales of the Greek Heroes: Retold From the Ancient Authors (Puffin Classics)

By: "Green, Roger Lancelyn"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140366839

ISBN: 0140366830

Condition: GOOD


Some of the oldest and most famous stories in the world -- the adventures of Perseus, the labors of Hercules, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts -- are vividly retold in this single connected narrative of the Heroic Age, from the coming of the Immortals to the fall of Troy. With fresh dialogue and a brisk pace, the nineteen myths of this version are enthrallingly vivid. View more info