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"Hear My Sad Story : The True Tales That Inspired Stagolee, John Henry, and Other Traditional American Folk Songs"

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Ithaca, NY", Cornell University Press: 2015

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 8-2H003

ISBN: 1501700022

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""by giving equal weight to historical events and their reinvention as musical myths…creates a rich and colorful tapestry of fact and fable…provides useful and illuminating background stories for a host of important American songs…"" 293 indexed pages" View more info

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"A Short History of Myth (Myths, The)"

By: "Armstrong, Karen"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Canongate U.S.:

Seller ID: 9781841958002

ISBN: 184195800X

Condition: very good


This brilliant, readable synthesis of the history of mythology and the function it serves to humanity is the launch title of the groundbreaking publishing event, "The Myths." "Human beings have always been mythmakers." So begins Karen Armstrong's concise yet compelling investigation into myth: what it is, how it has evolved, and why we still so desperately need it. She takes us from the Paleolithic period and the myths of the hunters right up to the "Great Western Transformation" of the last five hundred years and the discrediting of myth by science. The history of myth is the history of human... View more info

The World of Myths: A Dictionary of Mythology

By: "Bray, Frank Chapin"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 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

MYTHS AND FOLKLORE An Anthology for High School Students

By: "Christ, Henry I."

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford Book Co.:

Seller ID: B000KTLPO6

ISBN: B000KTLPO6

Condition: GOOD


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las aventuras de ulises

By: "claraso, noel"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Barcelona, Selecciones Auriga: 1974

Edition: (2nd editoin)

Seller ID: 8NY006

ISBN: 8420102733

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! 77 pages, illustrated, (12 x8-3/8""). Homer's classic story of the siege of Troy abridged for children. Text in Spanish." View more info

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The Walrus Was Ringo: 101 Beatles Myths Debunked

By: "Clayson, Alan,Leigh, Spencer"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chrome Dreams:

Seller ID: 9781842402054

ISBN: 1842402056

Condition: GOOD


An expose of the inaccuracies, rumors, and downright lies about Liverpool's favorite sons View more info

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The Norse Myths (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

By: "Crossley-Holland, Kevin"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Pantheon:

Seller ID: 9780394748467

ISBN: 0394748468

Condition: GOOD


Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent images from pre-Christian Europe. Gods, humans, and monstrous beasts engage in prodigious drinking bouts, contests of strength, greedy schemes for gold, and lusty encounters. The Norse pantheon includes Odin, the wisest and most fearsome of the gods; Thor, the thundering powerhouse; and the exquisite, magic-wielding Freyja. Their loves, wars, and adventures take us through worlds both mortal and divine, culminating in a blazin... View more info

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"Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths"

By: "Evslin, Bernard"

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Laurel Leaf:

Seller ID: 9780553259209

ISBN: 0553259202

Condition: GOOD


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The Adventures of Hercules (Legacy Books Y-13)

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

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, Legacy Books / Random House: 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

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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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Hebrew Myths

By: "Graves, Robert"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385263306

ISBN: 0385263309

Condition: very good


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"Owahonton, Maid of the Mist"

By: "Gromosiak, Paul (Joan Elizabeth Johnson, illus.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Jo-An Press: 2002

Seller ID: 5-0Y018

ISBN: 1879201372

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint bump to bottom corner and original price sticker on back cover. The American Indian legend as retold by one of the region's most respect Niagara Falls historians, illustrated with 12 full page pencil illustrations. 40 pages, 9.5x9.25"" ( 24x23.5 cm)" View more info

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The Dream and the Underworld

By: "Hillman, James"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Perennial / Harper & Row: 1998

Seller ID: 00T098

ISBN: 0060906820

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for light rubbing to exterior edges and a numeric notation on the first free page. ""relates our dreaming life to the myths of the Underworld - the dark side of the soul;, its images and shadows - and to the Gods and figures of death…"" 243 indexed, annotated pages." View more info

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erotic universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature

By: "Palumbo, Donald (ed.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Westport, CT", Greenwood Press: 1986

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-0T005

ISBN: 0313241015

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square but with many folded page corners. Dust jacket is intact but has light age soil, rubbing and front cover has small rips at top corners and bottom edge and a crease across the top edge. "" 306 indexed pages including annotated Bibliography with 15 essays in which they discuss almost two hundred novels, short stories, tales, plays, poems, myths, and nearly one hundred authors...exploring the relationship between sex and the fantastic in science fiction and fantasy literature.""" View more info

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Illustrated Book of Myths

By: "Philip, Neil"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DK CHILDREN:

Seller ID: 9780789402028

ISBN: 0789402025

Condition: very good


"Uses classical cultural categories -- creation, destruction, fertility. and the gods' relationships with humans and animals -- to draw connections between the diverse traditions of five continents. A rich, handsome resource". -- Booklist View more info

Myths & Legends of Ancient Greece (Myths of the World)

By: "Publishing, Rh Value"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gramercy:

Seller ID: 9780517118610

ISBN: 0517118610

Condition: GOOD


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Everyday Chinese: Brighter Readings in Classical Chinese

By: "Qin, Zhong (Li Shaowen, illus.)"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Bejing, China", New World Press: 1987

Seller ID: 99H018

ISBN: 780005036X

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for price stickers. ""to meet the needs of foreign readers who already have a basic grounding in Chinese…"" ""includes favorite myths, essays, poems and fairy tales…"" Dual language Chinese/ English. 204 pages." View more info

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Urban Legends

By: "Roeper, Richard"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Franklin Lakes, NJ", Career Press: 1999

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 16T010

ISBN: 1564144186

Condition: FINE / Fine


"As new - gift quality! Unclipped dust jacket. ""The truth behind all those deliciously entertaining myths that are absolutely, positively, 100% not true!"" 287 indexed, annotated pages." View more info

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The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip

By: "Saunders, George (Lane Smith, illus.)"

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Villard / Random: 2000

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 0NH008

ISBN: 0375503838

Condition: FINE / Near Fine


"As new except that the see-through dust jacket has a small rip at the top of the front hinge. ""An adult story for children, a children's story for adults, an earthling's story for aliens, an oceanside fable for the irremediably landlocked, a capitalist tool for anarchists, a fish story for loaves...an instant classic!"" Published with art-quality stock and illustrations. 84 pages. Possibly another break-through children's book like ""Where The Wild Things Are"" was." View more info

Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want

By: "Sher, Barbara"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1979

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 15H009

ISBN: 0670776084

Condition: NEAR FINE / Very Good-


"As new except for faint foxing to top, exterior page edges and slight softening to spine ends. Dust jacket is intact and unclipped but has faded spine, a faint stain at top of spine, light age soil and 2 tiny rips on top edge. ""exercises to uncover your individual tastes and talents, to discard the myths you've been told about yourself, and to shake off the burden of past mistakes, so you can get on with your future...Practical techniques for solving problems and acquiring skills, information, and contacts...Commonsense strategies for coping with fear, depression, and laziness...... View more info