Category: Mythology, Folklore, Legends


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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories

By: ADAMS, Richard

Price: $7.95

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33487

Nineteen folktales from around the world deal with robins, nightingales, wolves, crabs, parrots, dogs, dragons, cats, and woodpeckers. Published outside Great Britain under title: 'The unbroken web'. 141 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Near new! Weight, 600g View more info

AEsop's Fables


Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Century Co.: 1911

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045248

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

British Folklore


Price: $9.95

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

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 20730

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. 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 1.01kg unpacked. Canadian domestic postal ra... 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

Seller ID: 047385

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

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Time Before Morning: Art and Myth of the Australian Aborigines

By: ALLEN, Louis A.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Thomas Crowell Co: 1976

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 19404

Marvellously illustrated collection of the myths and legends of the aboriginal inhabitants of Australia's Arnhem Land. xii, 304 pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked copy, inside and outside. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket shows minor edge wear and a couple of short, closed margin tears. Weight, 1.072kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United State... 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

Seller ID: 19330

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

Sing a Song of Sixpence, and Other Nursery Rhymes


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada Games Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition, Presumed

Seller ID: 051633

Canada Toy Books, A1 Series. Nursery Rhymes for young children. Size - 22.5cm tall. 12pp. Colorful wrappers. Each nursery rhyme has its own two-color illustration. Weight, 34g. Clean and unmarked. Slight wear to foot of spine. Scan available. Inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates may apply to most locations, Canada, the U. S. A. and International. View more info

A Short History of Myth


Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25086

What are Myths? How have they evolved? And why do we so desparately need them? 168pp. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjcket. Absolutely 'as new'. 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 285g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

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Sagas of the Norsemen: Viking and German Myth

By: AUERBACH, Loren; SIMPSON, Jacqueline; DUNCAN Baird Publishers

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time Life Books: 1997

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 044755

The Mythology of the Viking and Germanic world. Includes Gods, Goddesses, the Viking and Germanic world, tales of myths and more. 144 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket, showing some minor surface rubbing to the rear panel. Weight, 863g. 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

Seller ID: 039129

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

Tsimsyan Myths

By: BARBEAU, Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044847

Myths of one of the principal Indian Nations occupying the Central Coast of British Columbia, the Tsimsyan. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51. 97pp, photo illustrated, color illustrated endpapers. Very bright copy with a tight, square spine and firm binding. Small defect on frontis - a small 1/4" hole, perhaps a printing defect. See scan. Weight, 225g. View more info

The Legendary Sources of Flaubert's Saint Julien

By: BART, Benjamin F.: COOK, Robert Francis

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039843

Examination of the sources used by Gustave Flaubert in his work, 'Legende de Saint Julien l'Hospitalier'. xii, 203 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. A near fine, 'as new' except for slight wear to the bottom corner tip of the front board. Weight, 514g. View more info

Scotland: Myths and Legends

By: BEARE, Beryl

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom, Lomond Books: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28743

Myths and legends of Scotland accompanied by sumptuous color photography. 80pp, color photo illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. About as new. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 506g. View more info

Hawaiian Mythology

By: BECKWITH, Martha W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23062

The first scholarly work on Hawaiian Mythology, originally published in 1940. 575pp. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket has some top edge wear and a 1.5" tear at head of spine. Otherwise bright and clean. Heavy book weighing just over 1kg. View more info

Myths and legends : Viking, Oriental, Greek


Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, New Burlington Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041568

he material in this book previously appeared in 'An introduction to Viking mythology', 'An introduction to Greek mythology' and 'An introduction to Oriental mythology'. 208 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding and no wear to the cloth.. The unclipped dustjacket is neraly similar. Large. heavy book weighing 1.125kg. View more info

Thirty Indian Legends of Canada

By: BEMISTER, Margaret

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & MacIntyre: 1993

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 046082

Originally published Toronto, Macmillan Co. of Canada, 1912. 153 p. ill. 23 cm. Illus. by Douglas Tait. Bright, unmarked, 'fresh' copy, 'as new'. Weight, 180g. View more info

The Last Stronghold: Scottish Gaelic Traditions in Newfoundland

By: BENNETT, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Johns, NFLD, Breakwater Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 33182

'Canada's Atlantic folklore and folklife series', 13. 199 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Introduction -- Chapter 1. God's Little Acre -- Chapter 2. The Garden of Newfoundland -- Chapter 3. Ceilidh air Ailein MacArtair: A Visit with Allan MacArthur -- Chapter 4. Come Over by Stove -- Chapter 5. The Twelve Days of Christmas -- Chapter 6. Traditional Oral Narrative -- Chapter 7. We Worked and We Sang. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 30... View more info

Celtic Mythology

By: BORDAS, Thierry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: UK, Grange Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 041254

Foreword, Pierre Brunel. 116 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm. BRight, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 656g. View more info

Lillooet Stories

By: BOUCHARD, Randy; KENNEDY, Dorothy I. D. - Editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Aural History, Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 1981

Edition: Second Printing, Revised

Seller ID: 039869

Legends and folklore of the Lillooet Indians of British Columbia. Issued as: Sound Heritage ; v. 6, no. 1. ii, 78 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. No cassette. Bright, clean and unmarked except for a small owner's label to the tp. Tight, sound binding. Weight, 223g. View more info

Icelandic Folk Tales and Fairy Stories

By: BOYNTON, Holmes - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Beatrice S. Gislason Boynton: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30913

Selected translated and edited by Holmes Boynton. 98pp, illustrations by Peter Magnus Wendel. 'As new', never sold from a private stock. Multiple copies. Weight, 270g. View more info