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Mythology & Legends

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1 (Leplae, Charles). Dasnoy, Albert GODS AND MEN
London: Harvill Press - Editions Formes, (1947). (1947). Very good 
London: Harvill Press - Editions Formes, (1947).. (1947).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are slightly bumped with a small white stain to the front cover. The dust jacket is soiled & darkened with a short tear to the rear fold. There is a piece out of the head of the dust jacket spine & a tear to the tail. vii & 122 pages. Black-and- white illustrations & vignettes from Grecian vases by Charles Leplae. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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2 (Papin, Joseph). Bulfinch, Thomas BULFINCH'S MYTHOLOGY: The Age of Fable. With a Foreword by Robert Graves
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1968). (1968). Fine 
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1968).. (1968).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth backed boards, in dw. The dw is very lightly rubbed & chipped. xvi & 383 pp. B&W illustrations by Joseph Papin. Near fine in a very good dw.

Book Club edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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3 Campbell, Joseph HISTORICAL ATLAS OF WORLD MYTHOLOGY. Volume ii: the Way of the seeded earth. Part 2: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas. (Part 2 only)
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1989). (1989). 0060551585 / 9780060551582 Very good 
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Quarto [14-1/4 inches high by 10-3/4 inches wide], black cloth in a pictorial dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a small tear to the rear panel. [vii] & pages 116-251 plus appendix [viii-xix]. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

Book club edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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4 Campbell, Joseph HISTORICAL ATLAS OF WORLD MYTHOLOGY. Volume ii: the Way of the seeded earth. Part 3: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Middle and Southern Americas. (Part 3 only)
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1989). (1989). 0060551593 / 9780060551599 Fine 
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1989).. (1989).. Fine. - Quarto [14-1/4 inches high by 10-3/4 inches wide], black cloth in a pictorial dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed with some small score marks to the rear panel. [vii] & pages 252-387 plus appendix [x-xxiii]. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

Book club edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD

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5 Drew, Wayland DRAGONSLAYER: A novel by Wayland Drew. Based on the screenplay written by Hal Barwood & Matthew Robbins
New York: Ballantine Books, (1981). (1981). Very good 
New York: Ballantine Books, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Octavo, black paper covered boards titled in red, in dw. There are 2 tiny tears to the paper along the bottom edge of the front board; the dw is rubbed with a short tear to the front panel. 183 pp. Illustrated with 8 pp. of color stills from the film. Very good.

Book Club edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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6 Francke, A. H TIBETISCHE HOCHZEITSLEIDER. Ubersetzt nach Handscriften von Tag-Ma-Cig. Mit Einer Einleitung uber die Mythologie der Tibetischen Sagenwelt und Bildern, Meist nach Aufnahmen des Verfassers von A. H. Francke Dr. Phil. Lieder in die ursprunglichen Versmasze ubertragen von Anna Paalzow
Hagen i. W. und Darmstadt, Folkwang-Verlag, 1923. 1923. Good 
Hagen i. W. und Darmstadt, Folkwang-Verlag, 1923.. 1923.. Good. - Quarto, pictorial paper covered pink & black boards. The backstrip is lacking. The boards are bumped, rubbed & soiled with a small area of the paper on the rear board rubbed away. Title, 71 & [1] pages plus 18 pages of black-and-white illustrations. The front hinge is cracked & the page edges are darkened. There is an owner's name on the front endpaper & a notation on the rear pastedown. There is a stain to one of the full-page illustrations & light staining to a few other illustration pages. Good only.

Tibetan wedding songs, transcribed and with an introduction on Tibetan mythology by A. H. Francke, and with the verses translated by Anna Paalzow. Many of the illustrations are from Tibetan rock drawings. The text is in German. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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7 Hackin, J.; Maspero, Henri; et al ASIATIC MYTHOLOGY: A Detailed Description and Explanation of the Mythologies of All the Great Nations of Asia. By J. Hackin, Clement Huart, Raymonde Linossier, H. de Wilman-Grabowska, Charles-Henri Marchal, Henri Maspero, Serge Eliseev. With an Introduction by Paul-Louis Couchoud
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, [1932]. [1932]. Good 
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, [1932].. [1932].. Good. - Quarto, 12-1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide. Bound in olive green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped with the spine & extremities faded. 459 & [1] pages. The front hinge is just starting & the book is cracked at page 458. There is a paper- clip mark to the rear pastedown & the last leaf. The page edges are slightly darkened & a few bottom page corners are lightly creased. There is a tear to the inner edge of the half-title. Black-and-white frontispiece, 15 color plates & profuse black-and-white illustrations. Good.

First American edition. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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8 Harley, Timothy MOON LORE
Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle & Co., Publishers, (1970). (1970). Fine 
Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle & Co., Publishers, (1970).. (1970).. Fine. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust jacket is slightly soiled & there is some staining to the edges of the flaps. xv & 296 pages. 2 black-and- white plates, including a frontispiece, & black-and-white vignettes. Near fine in a good dust wrapper.

First Tuttle edition.

Originally published in 1885, this work is described by the author as "a contribution to light literature and to the literature of light". Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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9 Lettsom, William Nanson; translator THE NIBELUNGENLIED: THE FALL OF THE NIBELUNGERS, Otherwise The Book of Kriemhild. Fourth Edition
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. 1903. Good 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903.. 1903.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on spine. The binding is rubbed; the covers are bumped with areas of light staining to the covers & a white mark to the rear cover. There is light foxing & staining to the endpapers & prelims with 2 owners' ink names on the front pastedown, a small blank label on the rear pastedown & an ink notation on the title; a number of leaves have been roughly opened with short tears to or pieces out of the front edges; there are few ink notations & markings in the text. Despite its flaws, a good tight copy.

Fourth edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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10 Lowell, James Russell THE VISION OF SIR LAUNFAL. With Biographical Sketch, Introduction, Outline, Study and Notes by Florence R. Signor
Danville, NY: F. A. Owen Publishing Co. / Lansing, MI: Michigan Education Company, (1926). (1926). Good 
Danville, NY: F. A. Owen Publishing Co. / Lansing, MI: Michigan Education Company, (1926).. (1926).. Good. - Octavo, stapled brown & tan pictorial wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled with a pencil name & address along the top edge of the front wrap. 32 pp. Full-page & textual illustrations in B&W. There is light dampstaining to the upper halves of the pages & a few pencil markings to the text. Good working copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Rasmussen, Knud. DIE GABE DES ADLERS: Eskimoische Marchen.
Frankfurt am Main [Germany]: Verlag Kurt Schutte, circa [1940s]. [1940s]. Good 
- Octavo, cream cloth with a vignette in blue on the front cover. The binding is soiled & stained & the spine is faded. 204 pages. Full-page illustrations & textual vignettes in black & white by Kurt Federlin. There is discoloration to the endpapers & the pages are darkened. Good.

Later printing.

Eskimo stories collected by Kurt Rasmussen in Alaska. Translated and edited by Aenne Schmucker.

The text is in German. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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12 Thomas, P EPICS, MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF INDIA: A Comprehensive Survey of the Sacred Lore of the Hindus, Buddhists and Jains
Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co.Private Ltd., (1961). (1961). Good 
Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co.Private Ltd., (1961).. (1961).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. The spine, rear wrap & flaps of the dust jacket are darkened. The jacket is chipped with several long tears & pieces out. xiv & 216 pages. Color frontispiece & 286 black-and-white illustrations. The page edges are darkened. Good in a fair dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Wolkstein, Diane THE FIRST LOVE STORIES: From Isis and Osiris to Tristan and Iseult
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1991). (1991). 0060162201 / 9780060162207 Fine Signed
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1991).. (1991).. Fine. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY DIANE WOLKSTEIN - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. xvi & 270 pages. Near fine.

First edition.

Inscribed and signed in full by Diane Wolkstein on the front endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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