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Folklore & Mythology

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Folklore & Mythology

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Unnatural History: An Illustrated Bestiary, Clair, Colin
1 Clair, Colin
Unnatural History: An Illustrated Bestiary
New York: Abelard-Schuman: 1967: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Shelf wear. Previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. Several pages have underlining and/or margin notes. Jacket has edge wear, chipping and a tape-repaired tear at the top edge of the front panel. 256 pages with Bibliography.: 08005: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
2 Foyle, Kathleen
The Little Good People: Folk Tales of Ireland
London: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd.: Hard Cover: Very Good+: Fair: Peter Fraser: Green pictorial cloth, some edge wear. Pictorial endpapers with character illustrations seen in the book. No date indicated. The jacket is edge-worn and chipped. The rear panel has a large piece missing at the top. Protected from further damage in a new Mylar cover. 163 pages, beautifully illustrated with eight color plates and black & white drawings in the text. Folk tales, legends, and stories, both humorous and sad, from the Emerald Isle.: 03348: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales: Beloved myths and Legends from the Middle Kiingdom, Fu, Shelley
3 Fu, Shelley
Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales: Beloved myths and Legends from the Middle Kiingdom
Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing: 2008: 0804838070 / 9780804838078: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Patrick Yee: Seven stories collected and retold by Shelley Fu "from the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world, to Bai Su-Tzin, a snake who took on human form and found true love, this mesmerizing book includes myths of creation, mortality and love. More than just a storybook, Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales also explores the historical impact and roots of each tale… Includes an historical introduction charting the origins of these tales, story notes that examine their deeper meanings and the Chinese traditions they reflect, and a pronunciation guide. The beautiful illustrations help introduce these stories and the spirit of China." 129 pages, including List of Characters, Further Reading, and the aforementioned Pronunciation Guide.: 09193: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
4 Mountford, Charles P.
The Dawn of Time: Australian Aboriginal Myths
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company: 1972: First U.S. Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Ainslie Roberts: 79 pages, illustrated. Jacket creased down the middle of the front panel, front flap has a diagonal crease.: 05430: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
5 Mountford, Charles P.
The First Sunrise: Australian Aboriginal Myths in Paintings
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company: 1972: First U.S. Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Ainslie Roberts: 79 pages, illustrated with black & white sketches and color plates.: 05431: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Nightcharmer and Other Tales of Claude Seignolle, Seignolle, Claude; Edited and Translated with an Introduction by Eric Hollingsworth Deudon
6 Seignolle, Claude; Edited and Translated with an Introduction by Eric Hollingsworth Deudon
The Nightcharmer and Other Tales of Claude Seignolle
College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press: 1983: 0890961697 / 9780890961698: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Parsons, Kristen: Price-clipped jacket with a small scuff mark and a small top-edge tear to the front panel. Light edge wear. Eight tales of mystery and the supernatural from the distinguished French ethnographer and folklorist. Foreword by Lawrence Durrell.: 02109: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 



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