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Macedonian Folklore

By: Abbott, G.F.

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004800

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xi + 372 pp. Index. English with some Greek. Original blue cloth covers, paper spine label. Covers generally aged, bit of bumping at corners, cloth on back board a bit wrinkled, cloth splitting at bottom spine joint. Interior armorial bookplate of Kenneth Woollcome Woollcombe-Boyce, front endpapers quite foxed, back endpapers ditto, with a number of pencil notations. Deckle page edges a bit brown and crisp, old note paper tucked in with consequent foxing, otherwise clean and unmarked. The hard to find 1st edition of this look at the folklore and mythology of the birthplace of Philip and Alex... View more info

Medical Background of Anglo-Saxon England A Study in History, Psychology, and Folklore.

By: Bonser, Wilfrid

Price: $79.00

Publisher: London, The Wellcome Historical Medical Library: 1963

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5679

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


+ (36) 448 pages, contains footnotes and index, DJ tan with green lettering, wear and tears to head and tail, wear to edges and corners, minor smudges on covers, book dark blue with copper lettering on spine, minor wear to head, tail, corners and edges, endpaper signed by author and previous owner Penelope Billings Reed Doob, otherwise pages clear and unmarked, slight smoky scent ; 448 pages View more info

The Incorruptible Flesh Bodily Mutation and Mortification in Religion and Folklore

By: Camporesi, Piero; (Author) Croft-Murray, Tania; Elsom, Helen (translators)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 5689

ISBN: 0521320038

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


+ (10) 286 pages, contains notes and index, DJ grey and pink with pink, black and white lettering, black and white illustration on front cover, very minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, book green cloth covers with gold lettering on spine, minor wear to head and tail, pages very lightly browned otherwise clear and unmarked ; Cambridge Studies in Oral and Literate Culture; Vol. 17; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.87 inches; 286 pages View more info

Le Roman De Thebes (The Story of Thebes)

By: Coley, John Smartt (translator)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Garland Publishing: 1985

Seller ID: 5657

ISBN: 0824087070

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


+ (50) 240 pages +(6) contains plate of medieval manuscript page, green covers with gold lettering, minor wear to head, tail and corners, pages clear and unmarked ; Garland library of medieval literature; Vol. 44; 10 X 8 X 2 inches; 240 pages View more info

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Tales of Ancient Greece

By: Cox, G. W.

Price: $69.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Company: 1868

Seller ID: 5431

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


+ (64) 461 pages +(3) +(32) orange-brown cloth cover with gold lettering and motif on spine, minor damage, wear to head, tail and sides of spine, wear to corners and edges, two previous owner`s signatures on half title page, few pages have minor stains which do not affect readability otherwise pages generally clear and unmarked, book has slight tobacco scent; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 461 pages View more info

The Cults of the Greek States, Vol. I, II, III, IV and V

By: Farnell, Lewis Richard

Price: $399.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7563

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


1896-1905, 5 Volumes, complete. First planned as a 3 volume set, then 2 more vols were completed. xx,423; x,425-761, 16; xii, 393; viii, 454, plates, ads; xii, 495 pp, ads. Index in vol. V. Illustrated throughout with many b/w plates. Matching handsome dark green pebbled cloth with blind ruling to the covers, gold filets to the spine with gilt Oxford insignia. All volumes have white library numbers on bottom spine as well as normal library markings. Some rubbing at the corners, Vol. I spine tips are more worn than the others. Vol V pages were never separated. Interiors otherwise clean, stu... View more info

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THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER BOOK IX

By: Homer; Edwards, G. M. (editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1952

Seller ID: 5488

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


+ (36) 106 pages, contains vocabulary and index, Ancient Greek and English languages, Green cloth covers with black lettering, tears along edges of spine, wear to head, tail and corners, previous owner's signature on endpaper, some pages have underlines and notes in margin but does not affect readability ; Pitt Press Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 pages View more info

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THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER BOOK IX

By: Homer; Edwards, G. M. (editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1952

Seller ID: 5489

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


+ (36) 106 pages, contains vocabulary and index, Ancient Greek and English languages, Green cloth covers with black lettering, tears along edges of spine, wear to head, tail and corners, previous owner's signature on front endpaper and pencil crayon marks on back endpaper, some pages have underlines and notes in margin but does not affect readability ; Pitt Press Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 pages View more info

Struggles of Gods Papers of the Groningen Work Group for the Study of History of Religions

By: Kippenberg, Hans G. ; Drijvers, H. J. W. ; Kuiper, Y. (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mouton Publishers: 1984

Seller ID: 5683

ISBN: 9027934606

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


+ (8) 296 pages +(2) contains notes, bibliographies, illustrations, plates and index, white covers with black, light blue and dark blue lettering, very minor wear to head, tail and corners, covers slightly marked, ex-library with usual markings including pocket and removed spine and cover stickers, added errata page in front of book, otherwise pages clear and unmarked ; Religion and Reason; Ex-Library; Vol. 31; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages View more info

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The death of the dragon New fairy tales

By: Morton, J. B. (Illustrated by George Morrow)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6897

Condition: Good


187 pp. Green cloth boards. Book is in good condition. Covers slightly faded, corners rubbed. Interior is clean with some minor spotting throughout. View more info

Australian Totemism A Psycho-Analytic Study in Anthropology

By: Roheim, Geza

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Humanities Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8874

ISBN: 391001965

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


KB6. 487pp + 5 unnumbered pages. Frontis, index. Book has red cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket is white and burgundy with burgundy text. Very slight wear on corners. Fading and wear on dust jacket. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 592 pages View more info

Krishna, the Butter Thief

By: Stratton Hawley, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 9043

ISBN: 0691039887

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


KB 10. xxi, 415pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Frontis, illustrations, tables, glossary, bibliography, index. Book has dark blue cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket is cream and blue with burgundy and blue text on covers and spine with illustration on front cover. Marks and wear on covers and spine, corners are slightly bent. Dust jacket has slight tears and water damage. Writing on top of textblock. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 440 pages View more info

Religion and the Decline of Magic Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England

By: Thomas, Keith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, WEIDENFELD & NICHOLSON: 1997

Seller ID: 9860

ISBN: 0297819720

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xviii, 716 pp. Index. Originally published 1971. Glossy blue soft cover with a medieval image of demons and awful things happening. Minor bit of shelf wear, little curl at top corner, fore-edge has a small smudge, interior clean and unmarked. Nice copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 736 pages View more info