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Image for Die Schlangenkraft. Die Entfaltung schöpferischer Kräfte im Menschen

Die Schlangenkraft. Die Entfaltung schöpferischer Kräfte im Menschen

By: Avalon, Arthur (Sir John Woodroffe)

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Weilheim, Otto Wilhelm Barth: 1971

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books004889

Condition: Very Good


373 pages. Seventeen tipped in colour plates. Dust jacket chipped and worn; boards slightly bowed; no inscriptions. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Korean Folk Tales. Imps, Ghosts and Fairies

Korean Folk Tales. Imps, Ghosts and Fairies

By: Bang, Im and Yi Ryuk; James S. Gale trs.

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London; New York, J. M. Dent; E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: Books011243

Condition: Good


xi, 233 pages, with one leaf of adverts at rear. Considerable soiling to cloth. Top edge gilt. Personal bookplate to front pastedown. Offsetting to front and rear free endpaper and light foxing to adjacent leaves. binding is sound. Overseas shipping at cost: please inquire. View more info

Image for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm with original etchings by David Hockney

Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm with original etchings by David Hockney

By: Brothers Grimm

Price: $68.75

Publisher: London, Petersburg Press: 1970

Seller ID: Books011650

Condition: Very Good


Unpaged; measuring 4.25 x 3 inches. Unmarked, with light foxing to the two final leaves. View more info

Image for The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran. Their Cults, Customs, Magic Legends, and Folklore

The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran. Their Cults, Customs, Magic Legends, and Folklore

By: Drower, E.S.

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill: 1962

Seller ID: Books011156

Condition: Very Good


xxvi, 438 pages. Edges dusty, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; light foxing to endpapers. Binding sound; no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Mitra-Varuna: An Essay on Two Indo-European Representations of Sovereignty

Mitra-Varuna: An Essay on Two Indo-European Representations of Sovereignty

By: Dumézil, Georges

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Zone Books: 1988

Seller ID: Books011105

ISBN: 0942299124

Condition: Very Good


189pp. previous owner's bookplate to inside front cover View more info

Image for The Gods of the Ancient Northmen (UCLA Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology. Publications III )

The Gods of the Ancient Northmen (UCLA Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology. Publications III )

By: Dumézil, Georges

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1973

Seller ID: Books011107

ISBN: 0520020448

Condition: Very Good


xlvi, 157pp. small stain to fore edge only, tiny amount of silverfish damage to dust jacket. Edited and translated by Einar Haugen. Introduction by C. Scott Littleton and Udo Strutynnski View more info

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Grimm's Goblins. Selected from the Household Stories of the Brothers Grimm

By: Grimm Brothers [Jacob, Wilhelm]

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields.: 1867

Seller ID: Books009891

Condition: Good


111 pages, and 7 chromolithograph plates after designs by Cruikshank [complete]. Title-page in red and brown. Publisher's cloth bordered in blind, with gilt to front and spine. Spine professionally rebacked, retaining the full title [half inch loss of original panel at head and foot] and original brown slate endpapers. Christmas 1867 gift inscription in pencil to second front endpaper. Some leaves stained/smudged. Uncommon US edition. View more info

Image for The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. III (Ottawa Mediaeval Texts and Studies)

The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. III (Ottawa Mediaeval Texts and Studies)

By: Henry J. Stauffenberg, ed.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Ottawa, University of Ottawa Press: 1985

Seller ID: Books007926

ISBN: 0776648144

Condition: Very Good


xx, colour frontispiece, 241 pages. Clean and unmarked with no creasing to spine. View more info

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The Were-Wolf

By: Housman, Clemence

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London; Chicago, John Lane / Bodley Head; Way and Williams: 1896

Seller ID: Books011185

Condition: Very Good


123 pages and six plates as called for. Frontispiece tissue guarded, thereafter each plate with titled full-paper guard (not tissue). Light rubbing, soiling to cloth. Personal bookplate to front pastedown and to front free endpaper. Light foxing to first few and final few leaves. View more info

Village Songs of Western India: Translations from Tukaram

By: Hoyland, John S.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: London, Allenson: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books006170

Condition: Very Good


86 pages plus ad at rear for An Indian Peasant Mystic. A clean, unmarked volume, with chipping to edges of jacket. Please see scans for translator's foreword. View more info

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Black Spirit: The Way of the Crow

By: Lacey, Laurie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Pub Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books011017

ISBN: 1551091526

Condition: Very Good


98pp. signed by author to title page View more info

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Dogrib Legends Handbook Books 1 - 6

By: MacDiarmid, J.A.

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Yellowknife, NWT, Department of Education, Northwest Territories: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011449

Condition: Good


54 pages, slight dog earring to corners View more info

Image for Arthurian Chronicles represented by Wace and Layamon

Arthurian Chronicles represented by Wace and Layamon

By: Mason, Eugene (trans. by); intro. by Lucy Allen Paton

Price: $32.50

Publisher: London and New York, J.M. Dent & Co. and E.P. Dutton & Co.:

Seller ID: Books010175

Condition: Very Good


no date, xx, 264pp. View more info

Image for Myth and Law Among the Indo-Europeans (Publications of the UCLA Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology, 1)

Myth and Law Among the Indo-Europeans (Publications of the UCLA Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology, 1)

By: Puhvel, Jaan (edited by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011146

ISBN: 0520015878

Condition: Good


x, 276pp. Dustjacket worn and damp stained to rear panel, bottom 1 1/2' lower right corner of text block has high water mark not affecting text. Previous owner's book plate to inside front cover. View more info

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Legends of the Micmacs

By: Rand, Silas Tertius

Price: $181.25

Publisher: New York and London, Johnson Reprint Corporation: 1971

Seller ID: Books011888

Condition: Very Good


xlvi, 452 pages. Blue cloth with silver titles to spine. Top edge a touch dusty; binding is sound; no inscriptions. Originally published by Longmans, Green, and Co. in 1894; now uncommon. View more info

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Quel Tell?

By: Stunzi, Lilly

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Lausanne - Paris, Payot: 1973

Seller ID: Books000532

Condition: Very Good


340pp Extensively illustrated in colour and black and white. Dossier iconographique de Lilly Stunzi. Textes de Alfred Berchtold, Manfred Hoppe, Ricco Labhardt, J.R. de Salis, Leo Schelbert. Text in French. View more info

Image for Die Glasernen Turme Von Atlantis: Erinnerungen an Megalith-Europa

Die Glasernen Turme Von Atlantis: Erinnerungen an Megalith-Europa

By: Tributsch, Helmut

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Ullstein: 1986

Seller ID: Books007353

ISBN: 3548343341

Condition: Very Good


319 pages plus photo plates. Text in German. Minor spotting to spine and covers; else clean and unmarked with uncreased spine. Embellished with line drawings and photographs in colour. View more info

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Seaside and Fireside Fairies

By: Wister, A. L.

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Ashmead & Evans: 1864

Seller ID: Books009686

Condition: Good


292 pages, frontispiece and two plates within. Purple cloth with gilt to spine. Considerable staining to cloth; interior dampstained, smudged and with pencil scribbles to a few leaves. Binding remains sound, though the gathering from page 81-96 is loose at the upper end. Bookseller's blind embossed oval stamp to first white endpaper: John Sheaffer North Queen Street Lancaster PA. Not pretty, but a servicable copy of this uncommon fairy book translated from the German of ... View more info