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A GOLDEN TREASURY OF JEWISH TALES

By: Barash, Asher; Retold by & Translated from the Hebrew by Murray Roston

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Massada Press, 1965


[167p.] Rubbed jacket has chips to corners and scrapes to folds. Brown tone illustrations. (10-3/4"x7-1/2") View more info

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DU FU HELPS THE POOR (STORIES ABOUT ANCIENT CHINESE LITERARY & ART FIGURES)

By: Hua Shiming, Adapted By

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Beijing, Zhaohua Publishing House, 1985

Edition: First Edition, Stated


15p. Top corners curled, sticker shadow on front cover. Designed by Zhang Xizhu. Color illustrations. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

EIRIK THE RED AND OTHER ICELANDIC SAGAS

By: Jones, Gwyn; Selected and translated with an introduction by

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1961


[xx], 318p. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Pages have pencil marginalia, white stain on bottom of front cover and jacket, price clipped jacket has worn corners. Jacket design by William Stobbs. 582. View more info

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FABLES CHOISIES

By: La Fontaine, Jean de

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Privately Printed for William Andrews Clark, Jr. by Chester Troan, 1928


Unpaginated (approx. 34p.) Engravings offset, but the most troublesome flaws are the brown spots to pages throughout. "Of this book one hundred copies have been printed for private distribution. The text is from a very scarce edition printed in Bouillon, Belgium, in 1776, with plates by Bertin and Savart. The ornamental borders are by Clara Ortiz Troan. This copy is number 95." View more info

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FAIRY TALES AND LEGENDS FROM ROMANIA

By: Hillard, Richard; Verses & Rhymes Adapted & Translated from the Romanian By

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers, 1972

Edition: (1st English Language Edition)


333p. Jacket rubbed with edges slightly worn. 8 color plates. (8"x5-3/8") View more info

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FOLK TALES

By: Matthiessen, Wilhelm; Translated By Kathleen Shaw

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, 1968

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition


[208p.] GP-495. Front cover lightly soiled, jacket lightly worn and spine wrinkled. B&w and cover illustrations. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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KATO PUSAKO: PAPATAH, PATITIH, MAMANG, PANTUN, AJARAN DAN FILSAFAT MINANGKABAU

By: Indo, A.B. Dt. Madjo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Jakarta, Majelis Pembina Adat Alam Minangkabau; PT Rora Karya, 1999


[xxiv], [254p.], A-60. Spine sunned and cover corners lightly worn. Includes glossary. (8-1/4"x6") View more info

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LES MÉMOIRES DE ZEUS

By: Druon, Maurice

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Hachette, 1963


[284p.] Cover has a few dents and corners bumped, jacket toned and a few chips to edges. (8-3/8"x5-3/8") View more info

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MALAY PROVERBS (THE WISDOM OF THE EAST SERIES)

By: Winstedt, Richard; Chosen & Introduced by

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1950


viii, 85p. Cover spine sunned and bottom edges of cover scraped to cardboard. (6-3/4"x4-7/8") View more info

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PERSIAN PROVERBS (WISDOM OF THE EAST SERIES)

By: Elwell-Sutton, L.P.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1954

Edition: First Edition, Stated


vi, 103p., 2 pages of Wisdom of the East series titles. Cover paper nibbled down to cardboard on front bottom edges and on front pastedown. Includes glossary. (6-3/4"x4-7/8") View more info

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QUIPUS AND WITCHES KNOTS: THE ROLE OF THE KNOT IN PRIMITIVE AND ANCIENT CULTURES WITH A TRANSLATION AND ANALYSIS OF "ORIBASIUS DE LAQUEIS"

By: Day, Cyrus Lawrence

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, University of Kansas Press, 1967


[ix], 158p. A few spots on cover and corners lightly worn. Includes bibliographical notes. B&w illustrations. (9-7/8"x6-3/4") View more info

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SEVEN (7) MAGIC ORDERS

By: Mui, Shan; Story Adaptation and Edited by Ruth Tabrah

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Australia, Island Heritage, 1973


Unpaginated (approx. 78p.) Cover corners bumped, jacket corners lightly worn. Color illustrations. (10-1/4"x9-1/2") View more info

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THE ANT AND THE PIGEON

By: Tolstoy, Lev; Translated By K.M. Cook-Horujy

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publishers, 1988


159p. Cover slightly rubbed, front pastedown has small black mark. Color illustrations. (6-3/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE HORSE IN MAGIC AND MYTH

By: Howey, M. Oldfield

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Castle Books, 1958


xii, 238p. Cover and corners rubbed, jacket has large chips to edges. B&w illustrations and plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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THE MERMAID READER AND OF MERMEN, NIXIES, WATER NYMPHS, SEA SIRENS, SEA SERPENTS, SPRITES AND KINDRED CREATURES OF THE DEEP

By: O'Clery, Helen; Selected By

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, 1964

Edition: First Edition


xii, 194p. Cover edges lightly worn, front pastedown a bit cockeyed from when book was bound, price clipped jacket has small chips, tears and creases to edges. A collection of stories and poems by a variety on writers including Oscar Wilde, the Brothers Grimm, Bret Harte, and Ogden Nash celebrating the title creatures. Jacket design by C. Walter Hodges. B&w illustrations. (9-1/2"x6-5/8") View more info