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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

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

The Song of Roland (Legacy Books Y-12)

By: "Clark, Eleanor (Leonard Everett Fisher, illus.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, 1960

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 3NH005

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight. Bright , clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Slightly softened spine ends. Faint stain on bottom page corners. No Dust Jacket but front cover flap with description is enclosed. Chapter book. Legend of Charlemange's army returning from the Crusades at the Battle of Roncevaux." View more info

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, 11.75x9"" (29.8x22.9cm). Oversize and heavy, may require additional postage for Priority or International shipping.... 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

The Adventures of Hercules (Legacy Books Y-13)

By: "Fadiman, Clifton (Louis Flanzman, illus.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, 1960

Seller ID: 3NH004

Condition: GOOD


"Tight. Bright interior, light sun fading to spine, clean interior, light age soil to exterior edges, square. Slightly softened spine ends and rubbed cover edges. Owner's name on title page. No Dust Jacket but front cover flap with description is enclosed. Chapter book. Legend of the ""strong man"" and his confrontations with the magic lion Nimea and the hound of hell, Cerberus." 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

Mythology of All Races: Egyptian Indo-Chinese Volume XII

By: "Grey, Louis Herbert, ed. (Muller-Egyptian, Scott, Indo-Chinese)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Boston,MA", 1918

Seller ID: 4-OH001

Condition: GOOD-


"READING COPY. Tight, bright, clean and square with softened spine ends and cover corners. A wonderful copy but, unfortunately, a corner bump has damaged the top back corner by bending the corner and ripping the brown cloth. 450 indexed pages with Bibliography, 21 full page illustrations with tissue covers containing description, and 232 illustrations inserted in text. No dust jacket, as issued. " View more info

La Fontaine: Poet and Counterpoet

By: "Guiton, Margaret"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: "New Brunswick, NJ", ©1961

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 03T014

Condition: VERY GOOD/ No DJ


"Tight, bright, clean, square. Softening of spine ends, light age soil to exterior of top page edges. A study of La Fontaine's fables (beginning with The Fox and the Crow) and their position in the world of poetry. 196 indexed pages with the basic text in English but quotations from La Fontaine's work in both the original French and an English translation. 8.5x5.5"" (21.6x13cm)" View more info

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Folklore Methodology (Original Title: Die folkloristische Arbeitsmethode)

By: "Kroh, Kaarle (Roger L. Welsch, trans.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Aurtin, TX", 1971

Seller ID: 5-0T025

ISBN: 0292724322

Condition: GOOD+


"Interior as new except for a few pages with light pencil notations in margins. Exterior is clean but rubbed and creased. Tight. Slight tilted spine. ""first systematic attempt to state a method of studying folkloristic materials. ..explores causes and modes of folklore diffusion, development, and destruction; outlines the influences that cause change in folklore; provides valuable insights into the nature of folklore; develops geographic methods for analyzing, classifying, and reconstructing individual items from the folk repertoire.""" View more info

Leyendas de Guanajuato

By: "No Author (M. Leal, illus.)"

Price: $31.95

Publisher: "Guanajuato, Mexico", (Undated)

Seller ID: 96H010R

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright clean, slight curl. 7/8"" rip at top of spine hinge. Slight edgewear to exterior. 2 page corners with tiny fold. ""Relatos de hechos históricos llenos de fantasía que a través del tiempo se han convertido en una tradición. Entre las leyendas más populares y conocidas, se encuentran: Las Momias de Guanajuato, Callejón del Beso, La Llorona, El Usurero del Baratillo, Calle del Truco, Callejón de la Condesa y Jardín del Cantador, entre muchas más."" 90 pages with color illustration accompanying each story, Text in Spanish. 8-5/8x6-1/2"" (... View more info

Folk Tales of the Borders

By: "Petrie, Winifred M. (Barbara Gray, illus.)"

Price: $48.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1950

Seller ID: 4-7P010

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Slight softening to spine ends and cover corners. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 208 pages. Folk tales from the region bordered by England through the Cheviot Hills and Southern Hills of Scotland to Edinburgh with a frontispiece map showing the places mentioned in the stories." View more info

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The Trickster: A Study in American Indian Mythology

By: "Radin, Paul (Kerenyi & Jung, commentady) (Stanley Diamond, Intro.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, SCHOCKEN BOOKS INC: 1972

Edition: "(5th printing, 1982"

Seller ID: 6-6T017

ISBN: 0805203516

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean with slightest tilt to spine. Covers have rubbed edges and light scratching with crease corner on back cover. No markings. ""the myth of the Trickster -ambiguous creator and destroyer, cheater and cheated, subhuman and superhuman - is one of the earliest and most universal expressions of mankind. Nowhere does it survive in more starkly archaic form than in the Winnebago Trickster Cycle, recorded here in full...Anthropological and psychological analysis by Radin, Kereny and Jung..."" 211 annotated pages." View more info

Llanfihangal Legends

By: "Thomas, Patrick (Lynne Denham, illus.)"

Price: $22.95

Publisher: "Brecha, Wales", 1989

Edition: (Reprinted 2002)

Seller ID: 10T003

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Legends of Carmarthenshire, Wales: Edryd; The Woman Formed from Flowers; Ffnnon-Gog - The Cuckoo's Spring; Silyn; The Field of the Wolf; The White-Faced Thief. 29 page, stapled-bound booklet with turquoise covers and map of places mentioned in the text." View more info

Felix Timmermans Kleine Leute in Flandern Erzahlungen

By: "Timmerman, Felix"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Stuttgart, Germany", 1953

Seller ID: 35M002

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, age tanned pages, clean, square. 78 pages, 3-7/8x5-7/8"" (10x14.75cm). Universal-Bibliothek Nr. 7292. Faintest age soil to exterior and faint rubbing to extrior edges. Text in German. Tales of the little people of Flanders. Includes"" ""Dei lange Tonpfeife"", ""die Pfortnerstelle"", ""Die Sargprozession"", ""Die Maske"", and ""Selbstbildnis." View more info

Sonnen-Schopfung: Indianische Legende

By: "Traven, B."

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Hanover. Germany, c1960

Seller ID: 4-5T005

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, clean interior with faintest age tanning of pages, faded cover with light age soil, square. 1/2"" chip at top of spine. Illustrations - end papers, 6 full-page, 3 double page (see photo on product page). Creation myth of the Sun and Moon - Text in GERMAN. ""Die Menschen lebten in Frieden auf Erden, und sie waren froh. (The people lived in peace on earth, and they were glad.)""" View more info

Mabinogion Tetrology: Prince of Annwn (#1); The Children of Llyr (#2); The Song of Rhiannon (#3); The Island of the Mighty (#4) - (4 books)

By: "Walton, Evangeline"

Price: $42.95

Publisher: NY,

Seller ID: 0NP001

Condition: VERY GOOD to NEAR FINE


"Adventure stories from old Welsh mythology retold. Tight, age-yellowed pages, clean, square. All have slight shelfwear to exterior edges. #1 (ISBN#-0345270606) (1974, 3rd printing-1977) and #2 (0345272714) (1970, 3rd printing-1977) each have a faint hinge crease. #3 (0345278011) (1972, 5th printing-1977) has rubbed covers, a tiny corner crease on back bottom edge and a bookstore stamp. #4 (0345272722) (1971, 3rd printing-1979) has a ripped back corner with tape repair on the interior." View more info

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Other Council Fires Were Here Before Ours

By: Sams & Nitsch

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, HARPER COLLINS: 1991

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

Seller ID: 7NX005

ISBN: 006250763X

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for crease on bottom corner of back cover and bookstore stamp. ""A classic native American creation story as retold by a Seneca Elder of the Wolf Clan Teaching Lodge, Twylah Nitsch & her grand-daughter, Jamie Sams. ""The Medicine Stone Speaks from the Past to Our Future.""" View more info