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Myths, Legends, Folktales, Fables

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Myths, Legends, Folktales, Fables
   -Arabian Nights
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The Fables of Aesop, Aesop
1 Aesop The Fables of Aesop
London The Folio Society 2011 Eleventh Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Small Quarto Edward J. Detmold 
152 pp. Shallow scuffs and a few bumps to edges of slipcase. Tiny spot of discolouration to front cover near base of spine. Illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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2 Aesop The Fables of Aesop
New York Books Inc. Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, 232 pp. Green cloth boards worn and discoloured. Edges of text book foxed. Previous owner's inscription to ffep. Solidly bound. The World's Popular Classics 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 Anant, Pai. The Gita
Bombay H. G. Mirchandani / India Book House Education Trust Paperback - Stapled Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Pratap Mulick 
32 pp. Light wear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Children's comic-book version of the Bhagavad-Gita. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Flying Trunk and Other Stories, Andersen, Hans Christian. English version by Naomi Lewis
4 Andersen, Hans Christian. English version by Naomi Lewis Flying Trunk and Other Stories
London Andersen Press 1986 0862641470 / 9780862641474 First Thus Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
80 pp. Corners and spine ends of illustrated boards are very slightly bumped, with small chips to lower edges.Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Thumbing creases to lower page edges. Otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. Thirteen Andersen stories, illustrated by Jutta Asch, Janosch, Tomie dePaola, Philippe Dupasquier, Satoshi Kitamura, Inga Moore, Fulvio Testa, Ruth Brown, Michael Foreman, David McKee, Tony Ross, Ralph Steadman, Susan Varley. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Virgin, Ashe, Geoffrey
5 Ashe, Geoffrey The Virgin
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1976 0710083424 / 9780710083425 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
vii, 261 pp. Very light general to unclipped dj, including some foxing to flaps and reverse. Faint scuffing to upper edge of text block. internally unmarked; solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. The cult of the Virgin Mary. "An exciting and well-documented book which seeks to account for the facts and touches on many aspects of mythology, theology and the spirituality of women." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Exodus to Arthur: Catastrophic Encounters with Comets, Baillie, Mike
6 Baillie, Mike Exodus to Arthur: Catastrophic Encounters with Comets
London Batsford 2001 0713486813 / 9780713486810 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
272 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Appendix, glossary references, index. "Professor of Dendrenology Mike Baillie argues that the Earth has undergone several catastrophic encounters with comets, or their debris, over the last 5000 years, and that these cosmic devastations are accurately preserved in Old Testament and Chinese texts, and in many myths and legends across the world." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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7 Bain, F. W. The Ashes of a God: Translated from the Original Manuscript
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1919 Third Edition Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
xxii, 118 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but has sticker residue to front panel and edgewear including closed tears and considerable loss at extremities of backstrip panel. General wear to boards, including some bumping. Upper section of ffep has been cut away. Three or four passages in the text have been underlined in ink. Binding is solid. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Ulysses' Father, Behrend, Felix
8 Behrend, Felix Ulysses' Father
Melbourne F. W. Cheshire 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Octavo Anthony Harvey 
84 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, uncluding chips, short tears, discolouration, and considerable nibbling along the fold covering the binding's lower (rear) edge (the book's covers themselves, including the edges, are clean, bright, and entirely unaffected by whatever caused the damage to the dj). Prev. owner's gift note inked to front free endpaper. A few extremely faint splotches to upper and lower edges of text block. Three or four very shallow dents to fore edge. Internally bright, clean, unmarked, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings throughout. "Dr Felix Behrend, a professor of mathematics always captivated by mythology, retells in this charming book Greek myths, especially those about Ulysses and his lineage, for young readers and for young hearers." 
Price: 250.00 AUD
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9 Bergsten, Staffan Mary Poppins and Myth
Stockholm Almqvist & Wiksell International 1978 9122001271 / 9789122001270 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
79 pp. Slight wear to edges of green cloth boards, bumped at base of spine. Faint sticker stain to front board. Internally clean and solidly bound. Production fault has caused pages to be a little creased near the binding, but the creasing does not impede reading. Some b/w illustrations. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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Elves, Trolls and Elemental Beings: Icelandic  Folktales II, Boucher, Alan, translator
10 Boucher, Alan, translator Elves, Trolls and Elemental Beings: Icelandic Folktales II
Reykjavik Iceland Review Library 1981 Third Edition Paperback Good Small Octavo 
93 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "For those who wish to know and understand the Icelandic people of today, there could be no better introduction. The age of technology may have altered the outward character of life in Iceland beyond recognition, but the roots are still there." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Bianca & Roja, Brinsmead, Hesba
11 Brinsmead, Hesba Bianca & Roja
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1990 0044421591 / 9780044421597 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
108 pp. Dustjacket, now protected, is very slightly wrinkled along the top. Corners of book are very slightly bumped. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled, tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Fairy Tale about Ivan the Son of the Czar, the Firebird and about the Grey Wolf, Burkatovskij, Etienne
12 Burkatovskij, Etienne The Fairy Tale about Ivan the Son of the Czar, the Firebird and about the Grey Wolf
Ascom GmbH 1986 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
Unpaginated [24 pgs]. A little light wear to illustrated boards; upper corners just slightly bumped. Internally bright, clean and solidly bound, with just a few shallow thumbing creases. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (Modern Library Classics), Burton, Sir Richard F., translator. Introduction by A.S. Byatt
13 Burton, Sir Richard F., translator. Introduction by A.S. Byatt The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (Modern Library Classics)
New York Modern Library 2001 0375756752 / 9780375756757 Reprint Paperback Good Duodecimo 
872 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers.Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Commentary by John Addington Symonds, Sir Richard F. Burton, The Nation, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Lady Isabel Bishop. Includes Burton's extensive and acclaimed explanatory notes. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Ragnarok The End of the Gods, Byatt, A. S.
14 Byatt, A. S. Ragnarok The End of the Gods
New York Canongate 2011 0802129927 / 9780802129925 First US Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 12 mo 
177 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. All else as new. "A brilliant, highly intelligent, fiercely personal rendition of the Scandinavian mythology -- A gorgeous enrichment and interpretation." -- Ursula K. Le Guin 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Aliya: Stories of the Elephants of Sri Lanka, Cannon, Teresa, and Peter Davis. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke
15 Cannon, Teresa, and Peter Davis. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke Aliya: Stories of the Elephants of Sri Lanka
Ferntree Gully, Victoria Australia Airavata Press 1995 064621408X / 9780646214085 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Folio 
xii, 179 pp. A little shallow scuffing and creasing to unclipped dj. Shallow scratches to lower (rear) panel. Faint yellowing to upper edge of text block. All else as new. "...(E)xtensively researched and lavishly illustrated. The authors take us from the ancient beliefs through the colonial periods and into modern times." 
Price: 43.00 AUD
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16 Chetwynd, Tom Dictionary of Symbols
London Thorsons 1998 1855382962 / 9781855382961 Reprint Paperback Good+ Remainder 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xv, 459 pp. Corners a little creased and bumped. Spine very slightly creased but binding is solid. Text-block edges faintly yellowed. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled. Black texta remainder mark to lower edge. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Age of Myth: The Bronze Age as the Cradle of the Unconscious (Mandala Books), Chetwynd, Tom
17 Chetwynd, Tom The Age of Myth: The Bronze Age as the Cradle of the Unconscious (Mandala Books)
London Mandala Press 1991 004440588x / 9780044405887 First Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
236 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A few tiny creases to upper corners and page edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings in the text (maps, diagrams). Notes, bibliography, index to Bible. "Egyptian, Greek and other Semite myths throw new light on a cycle of Hebrew myth underlying a tradition that is at the root of the major living religions of the West. This cycle of myth appears to have been based firmly on the zodiac -- a universal ancient cult in which the Hebrews shared, with their 12 tribes corresponding to the 12 celestial signs." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Betrayal of Arthur, Douglass, Sara
18 Douglass, Sara The Betrayal of Arthur
Sydney Macmillan 1999 0732909864 / 9780732909864 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Shaun Tan 
325 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings by Shaun Tan in the text. Glossary, bibliography. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories, Downes, Belinda, and Annie Dalton
19 Downes, Belinda, and Annie Dalton The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories
London Dorling Kindersley 1999 0751374326 / 9780751374322 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto Belinda Downes 
109 pp. Creases to unclipped dustwrapper. Prev. owner's name inked to half-title page. Small creases to the margins of the first eight or ten pages. All else bright, clean and solidly bound. Includes a short section about the stories, which include adaptations from Andersen, the Grimm brothers, a Russian fairytale, an Indian Fairytale, a Zimbabwean folk tale, and a Norwegian folk tale. Illustrated with reproductions of embroideries by Delinda Downes. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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20 Drury, Nevill Don Juan, Mescalito and Modern Magic: The Mythology of Inner Space
London Penguin / Arkana 1985 0140190163 / 9780140190168 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
x, 236 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine uncreased. Faint stain to fore edge. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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