Category: Mythology, Folklore, Legends


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101 Scottish Songs

By: BUCHAN, Norman - Selected By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glasgow & London, Collins, 1967

Edition: Reprint of 1962

Words and Music to 101 Scottish Songs. 160 pages, musical notation. Five page Introductory text. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to the red cloth. Silver titles and decoration. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 111g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage. View more info

A Literary Enigma: The Canadian Boat Song, Its Authorship and Associations

By: McCURDY, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stirling, Eneas Mackay, 1935

Edition: First Edition

Treatise on the possible origin meaning etc of the old Canadian folk song 'The Canadian Boat Song'. 112pp. Bright, fresh interior with a sound binding. Unmarked. Minor wear to extremities of cloth. Weight, 275g. View more info

A Summary of King Arthur in Cornwall : the story of the order and fellowship of King Arthur's castle, the symbolic shields and charges of the knights, and documents of the Round Table : compiled from ancient manuscripts and early fifteenth century books a


Price: $8.50

Publisher: Tintagel, UK, R. J. Youlton, 1963

Edition: Third Edition

An account of King Arthur in Cornwall, England. OCLC Number: 17098557. 42 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.Bright, clean copy. Unmarked excepting a short name in ink to the top, left corner of the front wrapper. Tight, binding. Weight, 81g. Lettermailable. View more info

A Wonder Book, and Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

By: HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Duffield & Co., 1913

Edition: Later Edition

Two collections of tales for young people from classical mythology. 358pp, Colour frontis and nne colour plates, all with tissue guards, by Maxfield Parrish.Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Hinges are sound, no cracking. Navy cloth shows only slight wear to extremities of spine. Colour paste-down illustration, by Parris, shows light surface rubbing/handing wear. Very slid and attractive copy. Weight, 1.157kg. View more info

AEsop's Fables


Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Century Co., 1911

Edition: First Thus

Aesop's Fables illustrated in b&w by E. Boyd Smith. xii, 172 p. ill. 22 cm. Ornamental borders to each page.Interior is clean though a few small a small stain noted to blank page p2. Ginges sound, no cracking. No ownership marks. Brown cloth is very bright and clean and the gilt titles and decoration shos no fading. Minor wear to cloth at tips. Weight, View more info

Allan's Illustrated Edition of Tyneside Songs

By: ALLAN, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Frank Graham, 1972

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Classic collection of Folk Songs from the Tyneside area of Northern England. Facsimile reprint of 6th ed., Newcastle upon Tyne: T. & G. Allan, 1891. xxx, xvi, 578 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 22 cm.Book is very bright and clean, still fresh. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. Weight, 941g. View more info

An incarnation of the snow ...

By: BAIN, F. W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oxford, James Parker and Co., 1908

Edition: First Edition

Indian mythology translated from Sanskrit. Translated from the original manuscript, by F.W. Bain. OCLC Number: 1674852. xxiii, 108 p. front. 21 cm. Bound in stiff, card boards covered in great paper with a velum spine. Interior is a good VG, no foxing, Boards are sound, binding is tight and square. However, the top 1.5" of the vellum spine is damaged and partly lost. Weight, 396g. View more info

An Introduction to Oriental Mythology

By: WHITTAKER, Clio - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Markham, ON, Fairmount Books, 1997

Edition: Later Edition

'An exciting and informative guide to the myths and legends of the East'. 127pp, profusely illustrated in color. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 730g. View more info

Ancient Tales and Folklore of China

By: WERNER, Edward T. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, B. Mitchell, 1986

Edition: Canadian Reprint Edition

Originally published as 'Myths & Legends of China' by George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd, 1922. 453 pages, [16] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm. With index and with thirty-two illustrations in colour by Chinese artists. Bright, clean , unmrked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, ... View more info

Ancient Tales and Folklore of Japan

By: SMITH, Richard Gordon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, B. Mitchell, 1986

Edition: Reprint of 1918

'A Treasure trove of ancient Oriental life. First published in 1918 by a british scholar who spent nine years working in Japan for the British Museum. 360pp, with 62 illustrations in colour by Japanese artists. Bright, clean, unmared interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar View more info

Andersen's Fairy Tales, Translated from the Original

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John W, Lovell Company,

Edition: Later Edition

Attractive edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Tales. 36 tales in all, 380 pages, not illustrated. Undated, circa late 19th century. Attractive copy with a red leather spine, gily titles and decoration with marbled boards and marbled page edges. Interior is clean and unmarked excepting a light ink signature to a front endpaper. Minor wear to edges of boards and a small., lost chip at the head of the spine. Weight unpacked, 464g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Ca... View more info

Atlantis: Heimat, Reich Und Schicksal Der Germanen

By: SPANUTH, Jurgen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tubingen, Grabert-Verlag, 1965

Edition: First Edition

German language text. 675pp, illustrated.Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. S;light surface soiling to parts of cloth. Solid copy. Heavy book weighing 1.05kg. View more info

Bluenose Magic; Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia

By: CREIGHTON, Helen - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press, 1968

Edition: First Edition

Unique tales of witches and weather signs, hauntings and happenings, cures and curses - all passed down through generations in Nova Scotia. x, 297 pages; 24 cm. OCLC Number: 468616. Book is bright and clean. Unmarked except a brief gift inscription to the ffep. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket in brodart. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charg... View more info

Book of Myths


Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin & Co., 1975

Edition: Revised Edition, Third Printing

Collection of myths and legends from around the world and from the distant past - Greeks, Romans, Norse, North American Indians, Mexico, Peru, Africa, Ancient Egypt, Babylonia, India, Japan, China etc. 290pp, illustrated. Clan interior. inked out numerals to tp and inside rear wrapper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Clean, bright, unmarked wrappers Weight, 310g. View more info

British Folklore


Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Crescent Books, 1982

Edition: New Edition

The book examines the rich and varied folklore, legends and beliefs that provide a unique insight into Britain's history. 224pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Previous owner's bookplate to htp. No wear to cloth or to dustjacket. Weight, 1.01kg. View more info