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LEGENDS OF THE RING
Written by Elizabeth Magee. Illustrated by Simon Brett.
Stock no. 1824180
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Leather spine with gilt titles. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 694 pages. A few minor scuffs to leather spine. Boards are fine. Lower edge of text block has a small grubby mark (minor). A few tiny lower corner creases to contents. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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THE GREEK MYTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Graves; Kenneth Mcleish. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1824150
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

2 Volumes. Brown cloth spine with gilt titles and border. Pictorial covers. Introduction by McLeish. Seventh printing. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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PARSIFAL
Written by Richard Wagner; T.W. Rolleston. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 1323508
Published by Harrap & Co. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

Signed Limited edition of 525 copies. Cream vellum binding with gilt titles and vignettes. Illustrated endpapers. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Other full-page colour and b/w ilustrations. Decorations to every page. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A beautifully illustrated book. SIGNED by the artist to limitation page, this is copy no. 301. Covers ever so slightly grubby at edges and very lightly browned to spine. Large crease to one plate and small corner crease to another. Contents are clean, perhaps the page edges are just a little dusty. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE GOD BENEATH THE SEA
Written by Leon Garfield; Edward Blishen. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1323117
Published by Longman. 1st 1970. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A new version of the Greek myths. A Carnegie Medal winner. Blue mottled boards, gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0582150930. Dustwrapper has been covered with adhesive film which has been stuck down to pastedowns, the film has browned and has left slight marks to facing endpapers. Light foxing to contents.

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ENGLISH MYTHS AND TRADITIONS
Written by Henry Bett. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton.
Stock no. 1323076
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A sequel to English Legends. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed and foxed, small piece missing to top edge of front panel.

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THE HERITAGE OF TREES: HISTORY, CULTURE AND WISDOM
Written by Fred Hageneder.
Stock no. 1823741
Published by Floris Books. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wide-ranging study of the symbolism and cultural meaning of the tree through history, from the Cosmic Tree of pre-history to modern European and Asian customs and beliefs. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0863153593. Boards clean. Minor damp mottling to endpapers. Contents have been affected by damp at some point and thus top edge of pages are crinkled but not discoloured. Pictorial dustwrapper is stained across the top on the verso, lightly edge-rubbed, score mark to rear and scuffing, small nick to top of spine.

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THE SACRED YEW
Written by Anand Chetan; Diana Brueton.
Stock no. 1823737
Published by Arkana. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Rediscovering the ancient tree of life through the work of Allen Meredith. ISBN: 0140194762. Spine and front cover creased, small nick to base of spine. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Text block browned.

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THE HEROES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 2139249
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1929. Almost very good condition.

Greek Fairy Tales For Children. Green illustrated cloth. Cream decorated endpapers. 6 colour plates, many b/w illustrations. 248 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Spine is bumped and browned. Some marks to covers. Foxing and browning.

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THE ORCHARD BOOK OF GREEK MYTHS
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 2139248
Published by Orchard Books. 1st thus 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wonderful collection of 16 favourite greek myths. Large format. 21st Anniversary edition. ISBN: 9781408324370. Small nicks to base of spine.

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A CHILD'S BOOK OF MYTHS
Written by Margaret Evans Price; Katharine Lee Bates. Illustrated by Margaret Evans Price.
Stock no. 2137936
Published by Rand McNally & Company. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title and large pictorial onlay to front cover. 112 pages. Colour illustrations throughout (full-page and text). Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing and light edge-chipping to pictorial onlay to front cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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ROCK ART IN AFRICA: MYTHOLOGY AND LEGEND
Written by Jean-Loic Le Quellec; Paul Bahn.
Stock no. 1823440
Published by Flammarion. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the French by Paul Bahn. A panorama of the great parietal assemblages of Africa. The author places the works in the context of their discovery by the great explorers, and then deciphers their hidden meanings. Large format. Black cloth boards, blind titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 2080304445. Board corners bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-faded, scuffed to rear panel.

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IMPOSSIBLE JOURNEYS
Written by Mathew Lyons.
Stock no. 1822868
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2009. Fine condition.

Attempted journeys to places that did not in fact exist; claims to have visited or seen such places; journeys it is not longer possible to make; and journeys that, whether in planning, the execution or the outcome, were implausible or unlikely, if not actually wholly impossible. Blue cloth spine with gilt title and decoration, blue pictorial paper boards. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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