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THE MABINOGION

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Dutton Adult: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000035559

ISBN: 0460010972

Condition: Very Good


An assembly of Welsh stories from two ancient books, the 'Red Book of Herge st' and the earlier 'The White Book of Rhydderch' approx 500 BC. View more info

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GODS, DEMONS AND SYMBOLS OF ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA: AN ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000039171

ISBN: 0292707940

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Ancient Mesopotamia was a rich, varied and highly complex culture whose achievements included the invention of writing and the development of sophisticated urban society. This book offers an introductory guide to the beliefs and customs of the ancient Mesopotamians, as revealed in their art and their writings between about 3000 ... View more info

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FOLK TALES OF BRITAIN : NARRATIVES (THREE VOLUMES)

By: Briggs, Katharine

Price: ¥15,000.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000037102

Condition: Fine/in Fine Slipcase


Three volumes in suitcase in perfect condition. No sign of wear. Books are decorated in green cloth with black and gold designs. A beautiful collection of hundreds of stories and legends of Britain. View more info

THE BEDTRICK: TALES OF SEX AND MASQUERADE

By: Doniger, Wendy

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000027981

ISBN: 0226156427

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


"Somehow I woke up one day and found myself in bed with a stranger." Meant literally or figuratively, this statement describes one of the best-known p lots in world mythology and popular storytelling. In a tour that runs from Shakespeare to Hollywood and from Abraham Lincoln to Casanova, the erudite and irrepressible Wendy Doniger shows us the variety, danger, and allure of the "bedtrick," or what it means to wake up with a stranger. The Bedtrick brings ... View more info

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THE GREEK MYTHS: VOLUME 2 (PELICAN)

By: Graves, Robert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1955

Seller ID: RWARE0000035307

ISBN: 0140205098

Condition: Good


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TUNKASHILA: FROM THE BIRTH OF TURTLE ISLAND TO THE BLOOD OF WOUNDED KNEE

By: Hausman, Gerald

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000043356

ISBN: 0312099282

Condition: Very Good


The saga of native America, from creation through the Battle of Wounded Kne e, is recreated in epic form incorporating dozens of stories and myths, com plemented by illustrations by native American artists. View more info

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STONE OF TRUTH AND OTHER IRISH FOLK TALES

By: Hyde, Douglas

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Irish Academic Press Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: RWARE0000024098

ISBN: 0716523442

Condition: Near Fine


A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book. View more info

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OJIBWAY HERITAGE

By: Johnston, Basil H.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: RWARE0000043312

ISBN: 0771044410

Condition: Good


"This compilation of the basic beliefs, ideals, values, and ceremonies is a beautiful and sacred document."-Library Journal. View more info

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MYTH

By: Kerr, Moira C.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Copp Clark Pub. Co: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000040170

ISBN: 0773023054

Condition: Good


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CASSELL DICTIONARY OF CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY

By: March, Jennifer R.

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000039622

ISBN: 0304346268

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This is an A-Z guide to the mythology of the classical world, covering all the principal myths, gods and goddesses, together with the personalities, places, animals, monsters, heavenly bodies and events of classical mythology. Background historical and archaeological information is provided. The outline accounts are supplemented... View more info

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WHO'S WHO IN MYTH AND LEGEND

By: Murray, Alexander S.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Crw Pub Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000040114

ISBN: 190491909X

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Reset with fresh illustrations together with an extensive index and glossary. View more info

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THE LORE OF THE UNICORN

By: Shepard, Odell

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Random House Value Publishin: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000038159

ISBN: 0517371561

Condition: Good/Good


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EVERYMAN'S DICTIONARY OF NON-CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY

By: Sykes, Egerton

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000035461

ISBN: 0460030108

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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ARTHURIAN ROMANCES

By: Troyes, Chretien de

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: TUTTLE: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000039193

ISBN: 046087389X

Condition: Good


Erec and Enide; Cliges; Lancelot; Yvain; Perceval An idyllically happy marriage in which a husband is so involved that he neg lects his duties as a knight; love endangered by a husband who is more inte rested in athletic chivalry than his wife; timorous young love ; and adulte rous passion -together these stories offer the most complete expression of French chivalry and of courtly love. chretien de Troyes did not invent the Arthurian legend: he gave it sophisti cated l... View more info

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THROUGH THE EYE OF THE FEATHER: NATIVE AMERICAN VISIONS

By: Tuchman, Gail

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Gibbs Smith: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000043387

ISBN: 0879055979

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This short book is a reflection on the symbolism of feathers and the pervasive nature of their importance in Native American culture. The first-person essays include personal visions about feather symbolism, craft, and use told by men and women from six different tribal backgrounds: Apache (Lipan and Mescalero), Cherokee, Crow,... View more info