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MYTHS AND MYTHOLOGY

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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.
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CYFRINIAETH GYMRAEG
Written by R.M. Jones.
Stock no. 1712744
Published by Gwas Prifysgol Cymru. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Text in Welsh. ISBN: 0708312543.
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QUEST FOR SITA
Written by Maurice Collis. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1312662
Published by John Day. 1st USA 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and red vignette to front cover. 162 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, slight rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to top and base of spine and a large section of loss to lower corner of front panel.
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GODS AND MORTALS IN LOVE
Written by Hugh Ross Williamson. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2112519
Published by Country Life Limited. Circa 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"A book with coloured pictures and an illustrated book are not quite the same thing... each has its own function and its own appeal. This is presented as a book with coloured pictures" - Edmund Dulac. 9 dramatic colour plates depicting gods and heroes of Greek legends. Blue/grey buckram, blue titles. 83pp. 11.25 x 8.75". Some browning to covers. Wear to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby marks to endpapers and a few page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a little loss; creased and grubby.
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TALES FROM AUSTRALIA
Written by Shirley Goulden. Illustrated by Benvenuti.
Stock no. 1709883
Published by W.H.Allen. 1966. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Five tales - Tale of the Flowers, Tale of the Moon, Tale of the Fire, Tale of the Rainbow and Tale of the Dog-Star. The Splendour Book series. Large format. Pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers. Large colour illustrations throughout with easy to read text. 61 pages. Wrapper spine missing.
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THE BOOK OF ANIMAL TALES
Written by Stephen Southwold. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1709712
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1936. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, yellow titles. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 286 pages. Spine faded. Corners worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
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THE HEROES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 1807921
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1929. Good condition.

Greek fairy tales illustrated with exquisite colour plates plus b/w drawings, both text and full-page. Green pictorial cloth. Red/white pictorial endpapers. 248pp. 8.25 x 6.5". Spine browned, boards marked and damp stained. Spine & corners worn. Scattered foxing.
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SPIDER IN THE SKY
Written by Anne Rose. Illustrated by Gail Owens.
Stock no. 1805487
Published by Harper & Row. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based upon the story 'How the Sun Came' from American Indian Mythology by Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin. Relates how Grandmother Spider brought fire and light to the animals in the long ago. Matt blue pictorial paper boards. B/w and two tone illustrations. ISBN: 0060250739. Corners lightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is a little grubby and worn at corners.
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