Category: Fiction: Mythology & Folklore


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The Emerald Lizard; Tales and Legends of Guatemala

By: Chinchilla, Carlos Samayoa; MacLean, Joan Coyne (translator)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Falcon's Wing Press: 1957

Seller ID: 19348

Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; NEAR FINE book in VERY GOOD 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. Protected in new mylar sleeve. ; 274 p.; Packaged with care. View more info

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Norske Folkeviser

By: Christiansen, Reidar Th.; Johan Berle (illustrator)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: J. W. Eides Forlag: 1957

Seller ID: 13540

Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 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 ... View more info

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Stories from the Norseland

By: Edmison, John P

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Penn Pub. Co: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24175

Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 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 Wol... View more info

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Japanese Fairy Tales [in slipcase]

By: Hearn, Lafcadio; and others; Sonia Roetter (ill.)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 29635

Near Fine; Hardcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 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 fool... View more info

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Aesop's Fables

By: Lawrence, Jacob

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 1997

Seller ID: 29037

ISBN: 0295976411

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. View more info

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The Wolf in Olga's Kitchen

By: Perovskaya, Olga; Culfogienis, Angie, (ill.).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 27758

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. View more info

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The Wild Queen

By: Saul, George Brandon; Mitzi Shewmake (ill.)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: John F. Blair: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29549

Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author George Brandon Saul on title page. Also inscribed by author on front endpaper, "To H & C, who have given the word "neigbor" a new lustre".. 66 pp, bound in light green cloth; black & white block prints throughout. Crisp, clean, tight book. In bright crisp jacket with light tanning. ; Signed by Author View more info