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MYTHS AND MYTHOLOGY

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SHAPESHIFTERS TALES FROM OVID'S METAMORPHOSES
Written by Adrian Mitchell. Illustrated by Alan Lee.
Stock no. 2130884
Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books. 1st 2009. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Some of the brightest, loveliest and most powerful myths ever written. Re-created from Ovid's Metamorphoses in stories, ballads and headline news, the Minotaur, Arachne, Bacchus, Persephone and many more haunting figures walk the earth once more. Large format 11.5 x 9.25. Green boards with gilt titles to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 143 pages. ISBN: 9781845075361. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still excellent. Lovely and bright. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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BRITISH MYTHS AND LEGENDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 2130878
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Three volumes: Marvels and Magic; Heroes and Saints; History and Romance. Burgundy cloth spines. Pictorial boards depicting Excalibur. B/w illustrations. Slip case is very good - a few scuff marks; one sticky mark to rear.
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KING MIDAS
Written by Neil Philip. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent.
Stock no. 2130701
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st USA 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Square format. Colour illustrations. Retold by Philip. ISBN: 0316705217. Slight fade to spine, which also has small bumps to top and tail.
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THE SILVER TREASURE
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by Bee Willey.
Stock no. 2129870
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Myths and Legends of the World series. 23 short stories with colour illustrations. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1858811392. Wrapper has some light wear to top of spine.
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BRITISH MYTHS & LEGENDS
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 2129260
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.

This is the combined edition, with leather spine. Marvels and Magic; Heroes and Saints; History and Romance. Pictorial boards depicting Excalibur. B/w illustrations. A few foxspots to inner edges of rear cover, else fine! Slip case is very good, some wear.
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THE GREEK MYTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Graves; Kenneth Mcleish. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2128932
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

2 Volumes. Brown cloth spine with gilt titles and border. Pictorial covers. Introduction by Mcleish. Some pale foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is very good; a few light marks.
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THE GREEK MYTHS
Written by Robert Graves; Kenneth Mcleish. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2128529
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Dark brown leather spine with gilt title. Pictorial boards. Attractive two-tone colour illustrations. Originally published in two volumes, this is the combined edition. Introduced and edited by McLeish. Some browning to outer page edges. Contents are excellent. Slip case is very good - some light bumping to edges.
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NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHS & LEGENDS
Written by O.B. Duane.
Stock no. 2126989
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1860193773.
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CASTLES
Written by David Day. Illustrated by Alan Lee.
Stock no. 1816065
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Castles of legend, fantasy and myth brought to vivid life in the delicate yet powerful art of Alan Lee and the evocative prose of David Day. Designed and edited by David Larkin. Large format. Green/brown cloth with tilt title to spine. Illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. ISBN: 0048232718. Label with gift inscription to front endpaper (Simon with love from Grandad 1990). Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and slightly edge-creased.
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THE LOST GODS
Written by Francesca Simon. Illustrated by Adam Stower.
Stock no. 2123399
Published by Faber & Faber; Profile Books. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Freya was an ordinary schoolgirl...until the Norse gods stormed into her life. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781846685651.
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SEASONS OF SPLENDOUR TALES, MYTHS & LEGENDS OF INDIA
Written by Madhur Jaffrey. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1507018
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The rich heritage of Indian myth and folklore brought vividly to life in dramatic yet simple language and by bold and imaginative colour and b/w illustrations. Scarlet cloth, gilt titles. 128 pages includes glossary. 11 x 8". ISBN: 0907516580. Base of spine bumped. A couple of small dark marks to lower edge of front cover. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Contents clean. A few fox spots to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with creasing to base of slightly faded spine. Light scratches to rear panel.
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THE BOOK OF THE DRAGON
Written by Judy Allen; Jeanne Griffiths.
Stock no. 1506565
Published by Orbis Publishing. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This illustrated history of the dragon includes stories, quotations, speculations and tentative suggestions which show the dragon through the differing interpretations from ancient Greece to Mexico, from Hinduism to the pagan cults, in classical art and stonemasonry. Black matt boards with silver titles to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. 128 pages. A little surface paper damage to top corner of rear cover. Browning to edges of endpapers. Light foxing to text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a tear to top of rear panel by spine.
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