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The Encyclopedia of Mythology Norse Classical Celtic

By: Cotterell, Arthur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Anness Publishing Limited, London: 1996

Seller ID: 012493


All the unforgettable characters and myths of these stormy yet fascinating ancient cultures are gathered in this comprehensive, lavish large format guide. 256 perfect pp of profuse illustrated info & 1.7kg to post (if you decide not to call on Mercury's services). You'll be in on all the family secrets when next you dine with the Gods & Goddesses. View more info

Travelling Heroes Greeks and Their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer

By: Fox, Robin Lane

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 008925


504 densely packed pp plus index, remainder mark at bottom. This remarkable and original book proposes a new way of thinking about the Greeks and their myths in the age of the great Homeric hymns. It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history with the latest archeological discoveries and the author's own journeys to the main sites in the story to describe how particular Greeks of the eighth century BC travelled east and west around the Mediterran... View more info

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The Mythic Journey: The Meaning of Myth as a Guide for Life: The Meaning of Myth as a Guide to Life

By: Greene, Liz & Sharman-Burke, Juliet

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Seller ID: 009737


The covers are clean and bright with no inscriptions. French flaps enclose an exploration of the psychological themes of many mythical traditions, and their meaning as a guide for life. Beautifully illustrated and brought to life through colour artwork from Rubens, Renoir, Blake and many others. 288 pp.-approx 800g packed for post View more info

A History of Cyprus Volume 1

By: Hill, Sir George

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008500


Previous owner's gift inscription 1st page. dj clipped & darkened on spine, upper corners bumped. 352pp, endpaper maps & numerous bw photos. Sir George Francis Hill (1867-1948), was perhaps best known as a numismatist, although his scholarly interests and accomplishments included a range of time periods and subjects. A classicist by training, Hill built his career at the British Museum's department of coins and medals. In his forty-three years there he produced volumes o... View more info

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DUNCTON WOOD

By: Horwood William

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Country Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 012791


544pp, a kilo to post, faults? gift inscription, small tears at fold points on dj. "In this moving epic fantasy William Horwood bestows a mythology upoon the dark and mysterious world of moles and at the same time gives it a vivid life that takes us beyond the realities of nature itself to the eternal struggle between good and evil." View more info

SHANTIES FROM THE SEVEN SEAS

By: Hugill Stan

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport, U.S.A.: 1994

Seller ID: 008262


Shipboard work-songs and songs used as work-songs from the great days of sail. Over 400 pages of sea shanties and stories including music, pen and ink drawings, glossary, bibliography and index. Book is in very good condition, tight binding and clean white pages. No names etc. View more info

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Ancient Stories from the Dardanelles

By: LITTLE, Frances Delanoy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose Ltd:

Seller ID: 012749


Ancient Stories from the Dardanelles by LITTLE is under 500g to post, 287pp, is an undated Edition & likely 1st: Hardcover with mustard coloured boards with black impressed titles & a paste-on illustration on front. bw illustrations throughout, some foxing, mostly near the page edges. Some of the chapter headings are Argo, Troy, the Persians, Constantine, Cities of Asia (amongst the XIII) View more info

The Folklore Calendar

By: Long George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Senate: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000149


The Folklore Calendar provides a guide to ancient rites and customs throughout the year in the British Isles where there is a rich folkloric tradition. View more info

A Companion to Arthurian and Celtic Myths and Legend

By: Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 010249


Mike Dixon-Kennedy's book brings together two of the most fertile areas of myth and legend, The Companion to Arthurian & Celtic Myths & Legends is a unique reference tool which is based on wide research and contains some of the most colourful myths and legends in history. It sets out to clarify this fascinating field and to provide an authoritative guide to the people, places, events and traditions associated with Arthur and Ireland, Wales and the Celtic fringe. Clearly ... View more info

AYMERI OF NARBONNE (A French Epic Romance)

By: Newth, Michael A.H. Translation By

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Italic Press: 2005

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 005940


The English translation of the French Romance, Aymeri of Narbonne, the story of the son of one of Charlemagne's paladins who accepts the emperor's challenge to reconquer the Languedocan city of Narbonne from the occupying Saracens. View more info

The Sea

By: Rappoport, Angelo

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Senate: 1995

Seller ID: 008812


This highly entertaining book is the author's monument to the ingenuity of the human imagination in attempting to understand the inexplicable. Methods of persuasion include myths, legends and illustrations, (ten, including frontispiece). 287pp View more info

Hindus and Buddhists Myths and Legends

By: Sister Nivedita and Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Senate: 1994

Seller ID: 008809


Taking from the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Puranas, the great mythological epics from Southern Asia, this volume brings to Western readers the adventures of Rama and Hanuman in their battle against the demon Ravana, the dramatic conflict between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, and the spiritual journey of the Buddha. 426pp. View more info

MERLIN AND WOMAN: THE BOOK OF THE SECOND MERLIN CONFERENCE

By: Stewart R.J. (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005120


As New condition. No inscription. Unclipped dustjacket protected in removable mylar sleeve. View more info

Irish Myths and Legends: The Salmon of Knowledge, Fionn and the Dragon, The Children of Lir, The Giant from Scotland

By: Trotman, Felicity

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Ireland, Gill & Macmillan: 2008

Seller ID: 011707


750g & approx 15 stiff card pp. This book with illustrations by Pat Moffat has popups, flaps and other interactive elements to enhance the stories. Illustrated board covers with gilt titling. View more info