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Curious Myths of the Middle Ages

By: Baring-Gould, Sabine and Edward Hardy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1978

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19588


A small closed tear to the top of the rear panel. Publisher's price of $7.95 on the front flap. From the perspective of Victorian England, folklorist Baring-Gould (1834-1924) retells some well known and more obscure medieval stories. View more info

Strange Things Sometimes Still Happen: Fairy Tales from Around the World

By: Carter, Angela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Faber and Faber: 1993

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19656


A faint stain to the top of the page edges, else fine. Illustrated by Corinna Sargood. View more info

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In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World

By: Hamilton, Virginia; Barry Moser (Illustrator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 21308


Second Printing. Signed by Moser on the title page. Twenty-five creation myths from such diverse cultures as China, Tahiti, Micronesia, and Australia. Illustrated with 42 full-color paintings, this is a handsome representative collection. ; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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The Elder Edda: A Selection

By: Taylor, Paul B. and W. H. Auden

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20483


A closed tear to the top of the rear panel, and two very short tears to the top of the front panel. Slight rubbing to the rear fold. Publisher's price of $6.00 on the front flap. Compiled by an unknown scribe in Iceland around 1270 and based on sources dating back centuries earlier, these poems tell of the heroic deeds of gods and mortals. View more info