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THE MABINOGION

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Dutton Adult: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000035559

ISBN: 0460010972

Condition: Very Good


An assembly of Welsh stories from two ancient books, the 'Red Book of Herge st' and the earlier 'The White Book of Rhydderch' approx 500 BC. View more info

FOLK TALES OF BRITAIN : NARRATIVES (THREE VOLUMES)

By: Briggs, Katharine

Price: ¥15,000.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000037102

Condition: Fine/in Fine Slipcase


Three volumes in suitcase in perfect condition. No sign of wear. Books are decorated in green cloth with black and gold designs. A beautiful collection of hundreds of stories and legends of Britain. View more info

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THE FLIGHT OF THE WILD GANDER: EXPLORATIONS IN THE MYTHOLOGICAL DIMENSION

By: Campbell, Joseph

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Perennial: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000044912

ISBN: 0060969814

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Focuses on the nature of myths and the significance of symbolic images to the human psyche, and discusses how the function of myths in everyday life has changed. View more info

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THIEF OF LOVE: BENGALI TALES FROM COURT AND VILLAGE

By: Dimock, Edward C.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000044914

ISBN: 0226152367

Condition: Very Good


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THE BEDTRICK: TALES OF SEX AND MASQUERADE

By: Doniger, Wendy

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000027981

ISBN: 0226156427

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


"Somehow I woke up one day and found myself in bed with a stranger." Meant literally or figuratively, this statement describes one of the best-known p lots in world mythology and popular storytelling. In a tour that runs from Shakespeare to Hollywood and from Abraham Lincoln to Casanova, the erudite and irrepressible Wendy Doniger shows us the variety, danger, and allure of the "bedtrick," or what it means to wake up with a stranger. The Bedtrick brings ... View more info

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MYTH AND METHOD

By: Doniger, Wendy (Editor)

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: University of Virginia Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000044578

ISBN: 0813916577

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In the wake of the elegant master theories of Joseph Campbell, Mircea Eliade, Georges Dumezil, and Claude Levi-Strauss, how are mythology and the comparative study of religion to be understood? In Myth and Method, a leading team of scholars assesses the current state of the study of myth and explores the possibilities for charti... View more info

FOLKTALES OF CHINA

By: Eberhard, Wolfram

Price: ¥2,800.00

Publisher: Chicago] University of Chica: 1965

Seller ID: RWARE0000045131

Condition: Good


This edition, 1968 Second Impression. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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TALISMANS AND TROJAN HORSES: GUARDIAN STATUES IN ANCIENT GREEK MYTH AND RIT UAL

By: Faraone, Christopher A.

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000045011

ISBN: 0195064046

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. References abound in Greek legends and historical accounts to special statues or images upon whose presence the continued safety or livelihood of a city or house depended. These images include statues of predatory beasts or destructive insects, plague gods, dangerous goddesses, and the like. Faraone describes the variety and ran... View more info

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MYTHS AND LEGENDS

By: Gordon, Stuart

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing, Li: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045091

ISBN: 0747239363

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This encyclopedia offers an A-Z of the mythic beliefs, tales and symbols found globally since the earliest times, and compares them across the cultures and through the ages. Fully cross-referenced and including a concordance of themes. View more info

THE GREEK MYTHS: VOLUME 2 (PELICAN)

By: Graves, Robert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1955

Seller ID: RWARE0000035307

ISBN: 0140205098

Condition: Good


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TUNKASHILA: FROM THE BIRTH OF TURTLE ISLAND TO THE BLOOD OF WOUNDED KNEE

By: Hausman, Gerald

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000043356

ISBN: 0312099282

Condition: Very Good


The saga of native America, from creation through the Battle of Wounded Kne e, is recreated in epic form incorporating dozens of stories and myths, com plemented by illustrations by native American artists. View more info

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STONE OF TRUTH AND OTHER IRISH FOLK TALES

By: Hyde, Douglas

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Irish Academic Press Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: RWARE0000024098

ISBN: 0716523442

Condition: Near Fine


A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book. View more info

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OJIBWAY HERITAGE

By: Johnston, Basil H.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: RWARE0000043312

ISBN: 0771044410

Condition: Good


"This compilation of the basic beliefs, ideals, values, and ceremonies is a beautiful and sacred document."-Library Journal. View more info

MYTH

By: Kerr, Moira C.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Copp Clark Pub. Co: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000040170

ISBN: 0773023054

Condition: Good


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MYTHS OF THE WORLD: MYTHS OF CHINA & JAPAN

By: Mackenzie, Donald A.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Gramercy: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045070

ISBN: 0517101637

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A comprehensive chronicle of Asian mythology features fascinating tales, arranged thematically and including "Chinese Dragon Lore," "The Kingdom under the Sea," "Bird and Serpent Myths," and "Mythical and Legendary Kings." View more info

CASSELL DICTIONARY OF CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY

By: March, Jennifer R.

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000039622

ISBN: 0304346268

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This is an A-Z guide to the mythology of the classical world, covering all the principal myths, gods and goddesses, together with the personalities, places, animals, monsters, heavenly bodies and events of classical mythology. Background historical and archaeological information is provided. The outline accounts are supplemented... View more info

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THE CELTIC TRADITION

By: Matthews, Caitlin

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Element Books Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000044978

ISBN: 1862040281

Condition: Good


Since its launch in 1989, Element Books' "Elements of . . ." series has int roduced thousands of readers to a variety of spiritual traditions and techn iques. The series has now been updated and relaunched with a fresh new look to appeal to a new generation of readers. View more info

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OTHER PEOPLE'S MYTHS: THE CAVE OF ECHOES

By: O'Flaherty, Wendy Doniger

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000044535

ISBN: 0226618579

Condition: Good


Other People's Myths celebrates the universal art of storytelling, and the rich diversity of stories that people live by. Drawing on Biblical parables , Greek myths, Hindu epics, and the modern mythologies of Woody Allen and s oap operas, Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty encourages us to feel anew the force o f myth and tradition in our lives, and in the lives of other cultures. She shows how the stories of mythology-whether of Greek gods, Chinese sages, or Polish rabbis-enable ... View more info

THE LORE OF THE UNICORN

By: Shepard, Odell

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Random House Value Publishin: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000038159

ISBN: 0517371561

Condition: Good/Good


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EVERYMAN'S DICTIONARY OF NON-CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY

By: Sykes, Egerton

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000035461

ISBN: 0460030108

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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