Fiction: Mythology & Folklore

Fiction: Mythology & Folklore

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The Folklore of the Cotswolds, Briggs, Katharine Mary
1 The Folklore of the Cotswolds
Briggs, Katharine Mary

Rowman and Littlefield 1974, First American Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Clean & bright with only a hint of shelf wear. Pages moderately browned tanned throughout. No markings. Bright crisp jacket, light shelf rubbing on back panel. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 208 p.; Packaged with care. 19347 
Price: 22.50 USD
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A Long Cat Tale, Capek, Karel;  Josef Capka; Milena Jandova (trans.)
2 A Long Cat Tale
Capek, Karel; Josef Capka; Milena Jandova (trans.)
8000004909 / 9788000004907
Albatros 1996, First Edition Stated. Very Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Translated from the Czech original. 63 pp. in pictorial cover. Bright, clean, tight book. No names or markings. Light wear to spine ends, one corner tip moderately bumped. Interior pristine. 29845 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Emerald Lizard;  Tales and Legends of Guatemala, Chinchilla, Carlos Samayoa; MacLean, Joan Coyne (translator)
3 The Emerald Lizard; Tales and Legends of Guatemala
Chinchilla, Carlos Samayoa; MacLean, Joan Coyne (translator)

Falcon's Wing Press 1957, Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; NEAR FINE book in VERY GOOD minus jacket. Bound in black cloth. Trace of shelf wear. Crisp, unmarked interior. Bright jacket rubbed at extremities, several small chips. Original price of $3.50 intact on jacket flap. Illustrated by the author with 14 line drawings; jacket art also by the author. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 274 p.; Packaged with care. 19348 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Norske Folkeviser, Christiansen, Reidar Th.
4 Norske Folkeviser
Christiansen, Reidar Th.

J. W. Eides Forlag 1957, Illustrated by Reidar Johan Berle. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; Bergen, Norway; 174 pages, xiv. Crimson leather spine, decorated paper over boards. 45 poem/stories. Illustrated by Reidar Johan Berle with 8 beautiful, bold block prints tipped in. Mild rubbing at corner tips of cover. Light wear on leather at head of spine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Good jacket quite tanned on spine; shallow chipping & short tears on edges. 45 tales including: Innledning, Kong Eirik og Hugaljo, Agnus dei, Falkvord Lommanson, Olave Liljekrans, Knut liten og Sylvelin, Fanteguten, Eg sette mn hest, Eg ser deg ut fyr gluggjen, Han Tosstein, Pal sine honor , Kari og Mari. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 13540 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Stories from the Norseland, Edmison, John P
5 Stories from the Norseland
Edmison, John P

The Penn Pub. Co 1909, First Edition. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; Same date title & copyright pages. 373 pages, bound in gray-blue cloth; white lettering; black, white & rust design; floral patterned endpapers. Frontispiece, tissue guard, plus 6 additional b & w plates. 27 Norse tales, including How the World Began, How Thor Got His Hammer Back, Thor Outwits the Dwarf Algis, The Origin of Poetry, How Skadi Chose Her Husband, Frey and Gevd, How the Fevris Wolf Was Tied, Ragnarok --The End of It All, and many more. Firm binding, clean, bright cover; moderate rubbing at ends of spine. Previous owner's name written on front endpaper; free endpaper torn in several places (neatly mended on the verso). Text & illustrations clean, bright. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 24175 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Japanese Fairy Tales [in slipcase], Hearn, Lafcadio; and others; Sonia Roetter (ill.)
6 Japanese Fairy Tales [in slipcase]
Hearn, Lafcadio; and others; Sonia Roetter (ill.)

Peter Pauper Press 1948, First Edition Thus. Near Fine; Hardcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK, see below. 78 page, pictorial paper-covered boards. Red top-stain. In slipcase. Near Fine book with minor edge rubbing. Crisp interior. In Very good slipcase with minor wear. [BAL 8048, Gwynn A88].Contents: Chin-Chin Kobakama.--The man who did not wish to die.--The old woman and her dumpling.--The green willow.--The goblin spider.--The chariot that pointed south.--The fountain of youth.--The loving dog.--Urashima.-- The foolish jelly-fish.--The boy who drew cats.--Mother in the mirror. Six tales were versions written by Hearn and six were written by others especially for this edition. BONUS BOOK: Japanese Children's Stories; editor Florence Sakade; illustrator Yoshio Hayashi. Fine book in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Sixth Printing; Charles E. Tuttle; 1966; 120 pages. 29635 
Price: 40.50 USD
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The Heroes, Kingsley, Charles; Kiddell-Monroe, Joan, (ill.).
7 The Heroes
Kingsley, Charles; Kiddell-Monroe, Joan, (ill.).

E. P. Dutton/ J. M. Dent & Sons 1963, First Edition Thus. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages, plus ads. Lovely cloth binding with blue & beige patterned design; matching blue & white endpapers. Four color plates and in-text line drawings. Near pristine book, hint of tanning on top edge. Bright jacket with modest wear at head of spine, light tanning on top edge. Corner-clipped, but not price-clipped. A beautiful well-preserved copy of this illustrated reissue of Kingsley's classic book of mythology. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Dent's Children's Illustrated Classics #58 Series 28081 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Aesop's Fables, Lawrence, Jacob
8 Aesop's Fables
Lawrence, Jacob
0295976411 / 9780295976419
University of Washington Press 1997, Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; slim 4to 11" - 13" tall; 55 pages, bound in black cloth. 22 black & white full page prints by Lawrence opposite fables. Pristine book in crisp jacket. 29037 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Little Horse of Seven Colors and Other Portuguese Folk Tales, Lowe, Patricia Tracy, (retold by); Jauss, Anne Marie, (illustrator, translator)
9 The Little Horse of Seven Colors and Other Portuguese Folk Tales
Lowe, Patricia Tracy, (retold by); Jauss, Anne Marie, (illustrator, translator)

World Publishing Company 1970, Illustrated by Anne Marie Jauss. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122 pages, bound in pictorial cloth World Library Binding, NOT ex-library. Tightly bound, clean, bright cover with mild wear at ends of spine. Interior clean, unmarked. Tales translated from the Portuguese by Anne Marie Jauss include: Little Horse of Seven Colors, Born to be Rich, Ten Dwarfs of Aunt Greenwater, Viper and the Friar's Rope, Price of Eggs, Foolish Lad and the Flies, How the Wild Boars Came to Be, Bola Bola, Miraculous Flute, Shoemaker, Legend of the Almond Tree, Snow in the Mountain, Tipsy Rooster, No Supper, Pira Game, Aunt Misery, Good Luck and Great Riches, String of LIes, Master of Magic and Spells, Tail of the Cat, Pedro de Malas Artes or Clumsy Pedro, Clarinha, Listening King, Monkey's Pomegranate, Owl and the Wolf, Cow Maiden, and Cockroach and the Mouse. These twenty-seven tales were found in the folk compilations of three men: Teofilo Braga, Adolpho Coehlo, and Zofimo Consiglieri Pedroso. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27292 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Wolf in Olga's Kitchen, Perovskaya, Olga; Culfogienis, Angie, (ill.).
10 The Wolf in Olga's Kitchen
Perovskaya, Olga; Culfogienis, Angie, (ill.).

Bobbs-Merrill Company 1969, Second Printing. Illustrated by Angie Culfogienis. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Translated from the Russian by Fainna Glagoleva. 229 pages, bound in orange cloth. Not ex-library. Bright cover, firmly bound. A bit of fading at top and bottom edges of boards. Interior clean, unmarked; lightly age-toned. Jacket tanned on underside; shallow chips and tears at spine ends. Original price intact on flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27758 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Wild Queen, Saul, George Brandon; Mitzi Shewmake (ill.)
11 The Wild Queen
Saul, George Brandon; Mitzi Shewmake (ill.)

John F. Blair 1967, First Edition. Signed by Author Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author George Brandon Saul on title page. Also incribed by author on front endpaper. 66 pp, bound in light green cloth; black & white block prints throughout. Crisp, clean, tight book. In bright crisp jacket with hint of tanning. ; Signed by Author 29549 
Price: 36.00 USD
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