MYTHS AND MYTHOLOGY
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THE GOLDEN FLEECE
Written by Robert Graves. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2127148
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.
Green/blue pictorial cloth, black title to spine on gilt. Endpapers show journeys of the Argo. Full page colour illustrations. Slip case is better than very good; a few light marks.
THE GREEK MYTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Graves; Kenneth Mcleish. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2127092
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.
2 Volumes. Brown cloth spine with gilt titles and border. Pictorial covers. Introduction by Mcleish. Slip case is very good; bumping to a couple of corners and some scuff marks.
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.
Written by Mathew Lyons.
Stock no. 2125774
Published by Folio Society. 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. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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.
KUTKOS CHINOOK TYEE
Written by Mildred Colbert. Illustrated by Keith Shaw Williams.
Stock no. 2123586
Published by D.C. Heath and Company. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Kutkos was a tyee, or son of a hereditary chief of the Chinook Indians.... B/w illustrations. Grubby marks along cover edges. Name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn in half along spine edge; many pieces of loss along edges; also creased.
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.
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.
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.
THE SILVER TREASURE
No author listed. Illustrated by Bee Willey.
Stock no. 1405691
Published by Orion Children's Books. circa 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.
Eight prints from The Silver Treasure by Geraldine McCaughrean. Contained in glazed pictorial card folder. Prints all present and in excellent condition. Cover is a little creased and corners are a little bumped.
LE MORTE D'ARTHUR
Written by Sir Thomas Malory. Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley.
Stock no. 1315527
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2003. Fine condition.
Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, a facsimile of the definitive 1927 J M Dent edition. Bound in full Nigerian goatskin, gold blocked with the design of the 1927 edition. Printed on specially made paper with hand-made end papers and gilding on three edges. 624 pages, 11.75 inches x 9 inches. Includes a separate booklet with an essay by Professor Anthony S G Edwards. This is copy no. 784. Slipcase just has a few very faint, light marks, otherwise as new. Also includes the original Folio advertises pamphlet for the volume.
QUEST FOR SITA
Written by Maurice Collis. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1504625
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1946. Very good condition.
Title Page reads: Of Ravana The Dark Angel and his paradise at Lanka Quest for Sita of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati. Large format 11.5 x 8.5". Black cloth covers with gilt title in red block to spine and red vignette to front cover. Limited edition printed on English hand-made paper, limited to 500 copies for sale. 31 b/w illustrations. 162 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby with faint white spots to outside edges (damp?). Browning to page edges. A very odd margin mark otherwise contents clean.