MYTHS AND MYTHOLOGY
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TALES OF THE NORSE GODS AND HEROES
Written by Barbara Leonie Picard. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 2135441
Published by Oxford University Press. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 312 pages. ISBN: 0192745131.
THE VOYAGE OF ARGO THE ARGONAUTICA
Written by Apollonius Of Rhodes; E.V. Rieu; Lawrence Norfolk. Illustrated by Daniel Egneus.
Stock no. 1321751
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.
Blue pictorial boards. Translated by Rieu with an introduction by Norfolk. Colour & b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Being an English version of the Bodleian Library manuscript. Translated and introduced by Richard Barber. Spine lightly browned. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed and browned at ends.
Black cloth spine. Vivid colour patterned glazed pictorial boards. Colour plates. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.
2 Volumes. Brown cloth spine with gilt titles and border. Pictorial covers. Introduction by McLeish. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase with minor shelf scuffing.
Large format. Blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 64 pages. Covers are edge rubbed and lightly scuffed. Some loss of paper covering to top and tail of spine. Pencil erasure mark to front pastedown. Contents clean.
Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w illustrations. Text printed in red. Edges untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped, fading to spine and cover edges and a few mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Tobacco smell to contents.
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 212 of 1000. A beautiful set contained in publisher's solander case which has a couple of minor bumps to edges.
TALES OF THE GREEK HEROES: RETOLD FROM THE ANCIENT AUTHORS
Written by Roger Lancelyn Green; Stephen Fry. Illustrated by Romy Blumel.
Stock no. 1821507
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2018. Nearly fine condition.
Orange cloth pictorial boards with black titles. Colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
Looking at the link between leprechauns and the other faery folk of Ireland, and at their cousins in neighbouring countries - brownies, boggarts, piskies, spriggins, kobalds and many more. Large format. Cream pictorial padded boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1862051933. Spine slightly faded. Small nicks in covers to front edge of spine.
The Poetic or Elder Edda is a famous collection made about A.D. 1200 of old Icelandic poems on cosmogony, mythology and the tradition of Norse heroes. This translation from the Icelandic conveys the power, sharpness and precision of the original. Prefaced with a most helpful introduction by Professor Peter Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0571090664. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and slightly grubby.
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.