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FOLKTALES/MYTHOLOGY

FOLKTALES/MYTHOLOGY

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1 ANDERSEN, Hans (trans. Reginald Spink) FAIRY TALES AND STORIES
London J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1960 Everyman Hard Cover Good 
Small octavo, xiv + 416pp., mono. illustrations. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed and with very small closed tear and crease at lower; spine a little sunned. Book very good, clean and sound. Clear protective wrap. Everyman's Library number 4. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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2 BOASE, Wendy THE FOLKLORE OF HAMPSHIRE AND THE ISLE OF WIGHT
London B.T. Batsford Ltd. 1976 0713430982 / 9780713430981 First Edition Hard Cover Good George Tute 
Octavo, 204pp., wood enravings. Dustwrapper with small corner tear, partial fading/discoloration; no significant defects. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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3 BOGDANOW, Fanni THE ROMANCE OF THE GRAIL: A STUDY OF TH STRUCTURE AND GENESIS OF A THIRTEENTH-CENTURY ARTHURIAN PROSE ROMANCE
Manchester Manchester University Press 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, mono. fronts., xii + 308pp., four further mono. illustrations. Light foxing at edges, slightly heavier but inextensive foxing at dustwrapper, dustwrapper also partially faded at spine, chipped with a little loss at head, tail and tips. Book very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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4 CHAMBERS, E.K. ARTHUR OF BRITAIN
London Sidgwick and Jackson 1966 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff wraps, vii + 299pp. Text block a little browned, some edge and wrap soiling, not particularly heavy, light wear, a little foxing at edges and endpapers. A good copy only, sound, perfectly usable. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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5 CHAPMAN, Vera BLAEDUD THE BIRDMAN
London Rex Collings 1978 0860360806 / 9780860360803 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, 147pp. Dustwrapper partially, very slightly sunned, and with some minor browning. Book very good. A sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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6 DE TROYES, Chrétien, trans. L.J. Gardiner CLIGÉS: A ROMANCE
Duffield & Co. 1912 Hardcover 
12mo., full polished calf, gilt, fronts. (tissue guard present), decorated title, xii + 181pp., all edges gilt. Rubbed a little at spine, but without heavy loss; margins at prelims. and endpapers browned, but a nice, soild copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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7 DOBIE, J. Frank (ed.) RAINBOW IN THE MORNING
Hatboro Folklore Associates 1965 Reprint Hard Cover Good 
(Publications of the Texas Folklore Society Number V) Large octavo, 190pp. + 13pp. Dustwrapper with a few closed tears, and some minor smudging/soiling; a few leaves with creasing, more pronounced at pp.13-16, cosmetic only, text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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8 FAULKES, Anthony (intr.) STORIES FROM THE SAGAS OF THE KINGS
University Colleg London Viking Society for Northern Research 1980 Soft Cover 
Octavo, printed wraps with later (library) black spine, xxiv + 205pp. Ex-school library, pencil annotations at a few leaves only. Sound, usable. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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9 FAULKNER, William J. THE DAYS WHEN THE ANIMALS TALKED: BLACK-AMERICAN FOLKTALES AND HOW THEY CAME TO BE
Trenton Africa World Press, Inc. 1993 0865433747 / 9780865433748 Soft Cover Troy Howell 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, xviii + 190pp., line illustrations. Bar code label at rear wrap, and no significant defects. A near-fine copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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10 GRAVES, Robert MYTHS OF ANCIENT GREECE [Retold for Young People]
London Cassell 1961 Hard Cover Fair Joan Kiddell-Monroe 
Octavo, 155pp., index, line illustrations. Dustwrapper a little rubbed and chipped at extremities, minimal loss. Christmas gift inscription at fly-leaf, book very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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11 MAGNUSSON, Eirikr, and MORRIS, William (trans.) THE STORY OF THE VOLSUNGS & NIBLUNGS WITH CERTAIN SONGS FROM THE ELDER EDDA
London George Prior 1980 0860434036 / 9780860434030 Facsimile Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xx + 275pp. Very minor soil at fly-leaf. A near-fine copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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12 MALORY, Thomas, ed. Eugène Vinaver THE TALE OF THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR
Oxford Clarendon Press 1967 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xxvi + 146pp. Minor mark at front board, very slight foxing at top edge, very minor wear/tanning at (unclipped) dustwrapper spine, minor smudge at front panel. A very good copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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13 MIEDER, Wolfgang TRADITION AND INNOVATION IN FOLK LITERATURE
University Press of New England 1987 Hard Cover Dustwrapper 
Large octavo, xx + 293pp., line illustrations. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 14.00 EUR
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14 MORDUCH, Anna THE SOVEREIGN ADVENTURE: THE GRAIL OF MANKIND
Cambridge James Clarke & Co. 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 196pp. Small closed tear at dustwrapper, lower panel, not wholly obvious. No significant defects. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 11.50 EUR
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15 WHITE, Charles (ed.) RUINS OF THE RHINE THEIR TIMES AND TRADITIONS
Aix-La-Chapelle Lewis Kohnen 1838 First Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, dark green half-morocco, gilt, marbled boards, edges and endpapers, engraved fronts., iv + 356pp., seven further full-page engravings. From the German Rhienlands Sagen of Alfred von Reumont. Minor rubbing at binding, with light wear at extremities; marginal ink-staining at final leaves, only just touching final plate leaf, and not approaching image; inextensive marginal crayon mark at one other engraving, again not affecting image. Some minor and inextensive foxing. A very good, sound copy, illustrations sharp. Baudry's European Library. 
Price: 130.00 EUR
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