Books on Folklore

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The Every-Day Book or a Guide to the Year, describing the Popular Amusements, Sports, Ceremonies, Manners, Customs and Events.

£80.00

two very large and very thick volumes bound in illustrated blue cloth, with 460 illustrations ...

£80.00

Eratosthenes and Hyginus. Constellation Myths, with Aratus's Phaenomena.

xlii 210p paperback, a fresh copy, in excellent condition, clean and firm, new

£6.00

Jesus. In History, Legend, Scripture, and Tradition.

£110.00

2 volume complete set, fresh, in excellent condition, clean and firm, new, still sealed

£110.00

Old Scottish Christmas Hymns. Designed by Joan Hassall.

12p sewn pamphlet, well preserved, with illustrations, very good indeed

£10.00

The Fause Knight and other Fancies. Designed by Joan Hassall.

£6.00

12p sewn pamphlet, well preserved, with illustrations, very good indeed

£6.00

Alias MacAlias: Writings on Songs, Folk and Literature.

xvii 331p large format paperback, clean copy, no names, spine a little creased but firm, very good

£16.00

Supernatural and Secular Power in Early Modern England.

ix 237p hardback, a fresh copy, small tear to dustjacket corner, in excellent condition overall, ...

£62.00

Groundless. Rumors, Legends, and Hoaxes on the Early American Frontier.

ix 391p hardback, a fresh copy, in excellent condition, clean and firm, new

£22.00

Fairy Tales from Hans Andersen with Pictures and Decorations by Harry Clarke.

Large format hardback, green cloth spine, colourful illustrated boards, foxing to page edges, pages ...

£36.00

The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes.

559p hardback with illustrated dustjacket, excellent copy of the Second Edition, very well preserved

£12.00

Britain's Secret Heritage: Mysterious Britain, The Quest for Arthur's Britain and The Changing Face of Britain.

287p, 238p, 256p three paperbacks in a green slipcase, very well preserved set, the books appear ...

£28.00

Der GeisterSeher.

203p small format hardback, dustjacket in very good condition, clean pages, firm binding, a very ...

£12.00

Kingfisher Come Home.

£16.00

519p large paperback, clean pages, firm, cover in good condition, a very useful copy, original ...

£16.00

The Sacred Pipe. Black Elk's Account of the Seven Rites of the Oglala Sioux.

xx 140p black paperback, well preserved copy, clean and fresh, 2nd printing of the first Penguin ...

£8.00

The History and Fables of Aesop. Translated and Printed by William Caxton. Reproduced in facsimile from the copy in the Royal Library, Windsor Castle.

Lovely facsimile, hessian boards with tan leather title label to spine, limited edition, number 179 ...

£110.00

Little Red Riding Hood.

£16.00

8p blue booklet, 1966 facsimile of the 1852 edition attractivelyprinted by John Foreman, the ...

£16.00

The Pattern under the Plough.

269p hardback with very well preserved price-clipped dustjacket, very nice first edition copy

£12.00

The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. With 100 Illustrations by Linley Sambourne.

330p burgundy cloth, well preserved, inner hinges a little soft, nice copy

£12.00

Popular English Art.

31p hardback, colourful illustrated boards, backstrip detaching but present, pages clean and ...

£8.00

The Sword from the Rock: An Investigation into the Origins of Epic Literature and the Development of the Hero.

£12.00

256p original cloth fresh, text with exclamatory notes in red ink "Oh dear!" ...

£12.00

Das Nibelungenlied. Stoff, Form, Ethos.

£14.00

296p hardback with blue laminated boards, cloth spine, a fresh and clean copy, never used

£14.00

Germanische Heldensage. Stoffe Probleme Methoden.

£22.00

178p firm and tight paperback, illustrations, no name or stamp, excellent copy, uncommon title

£22.00

Lieblose Legenden.

171p hardback with green dustjacket, German language, excellent

£6.00

Tales of Ancient Greece.

£10.00

viii 325p original faint blue cloth, a fresh and clean copy with foral carpet design to spine, now ...

£10.00

Aesop's Fables. An Anthology of the Fabulists of All Countries.

£12.00

xiii 231p blue cloth well preserved, corners sharp, hinges tight, spine with floral carpet design ...

£12.00

Sir Thomas Malory's Chronicles of King Arthur. 3 volume set.

292p, 348p, 262p three royal blue volumes with red and gilt panels to front covers, housed in a ...

£36.00

Schwedische Volksmärchen. Gesammelt von Eugenie Hoffmann. Bilder von Mela Köhler.

218p hardback with colour illustratation mounted to front, black and white plates, one plate ...

£24.00

Mother Goose in Hieroglyphics.
(No Author)

£15.00

oblong format, illustrated throughout, hardback with dustjacket, fresh and clean copy of the ...

£15.00

Tales from the Arabian Nights. With 48 Colour Plates by A E Jackson.

£30.00

340p tan cloth with black lettering, to spine and front, colour illustrated endpapers, a nice clean ...

£30.00

Carts and Candlesticks.

156p green hardback, silver titles to spine, clean and firm condition, second impression

£10.00

The Arabian Nights.

247p hardback, red illustrated boards, hookah-smoking monkey to front, spine slightly faded, some ...

£66.00

Winter-Telling Stories.

84p grey hardback with illustrated cover, light wear to illustrated boards, very firm and fresh ...

£36.00

Fables.

70p green hardback with pale yellow cloth spine, pages remarkably fresh, lovely woodcut ...

£10.00

Fox Fables.

64p large format hardback, lovely fresh copy, very well illustrated, Russian folk tales retold

£60.00

Knights-Errant of the Western World. Population Migrations in Pre-History.

258p paperback with illustrated cover, excellent condition, as new

£12.00

The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes.

467p hardback with grey and red illustrated dustjacket, spine of jacket sunned and slightly chipped ...

£18.00

The Myths that Make Us.

£46.00

136p large format paperback, excellent fresh copy, as new, includes many illustrations, uncommon ...

£46.00

The Religions of the World.

£10.00

227p blue cloth, well preserved copy, text clean, binding tight

£10.00

A Book of British Song for Home and School.

£24.00

141p hardback, green paper-covered boards and brown cloth spine, gilt title to spine, some foxing, ...

£24.00

Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes. Volumes 1 and 2.

£48.00

2 volumes, cream hardbacks with illustrated white dustjackets, 2 inch loss to top of dustjacket of ...

£48.00

Legends and Lyrics. A Book of Verses. With an Introduction by Charles Dickens.

xxiv 383p hardback blue cloth decorated in green floral design and gilt lettering, top edge gilt, ...

£14.00

Energie aus dem Nichts. Macht, Magie und Wissenschaft.

285p hardback, a fresh copy, clean pages, firm binding, in excellent condition, like new

£10.00

Glastonbury, Her Saints A.D. 37 - 1539.

89p brown hardback, very clean and firm copy with old library markings including gilt shelf-number ...

£10.00

Gisla Saga Surssonar.

£28.00

xxix 107p bound in plain cloth with title label to spine, a fresh and clean copy of the first ...

£28.00

Ragnarök. Die Sagen vom Weltuntergang. Untersucht von Axel Olrik, übertragen von Wilhelm Ranisch.

£38.00

xvi 484p original paperback, grey paper cover, paper yellowing and marginally fragile, first ...

£38.00

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