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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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THE FOLKTALE

By: Thompson, Stith

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000044551

ISBN: 0520035372

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. "Thompson believed the folktale to be an important and living art, underlyi ng all literary narrative forms. Most of all he wanted to acquaint readers with most of the great folktales of the world, not only for their own inter est as stories, but as elements of culture. He writes about the nature and form of the folktale, gives an account of tales from Ireland to India, devo tes a special section to the North American Indian tales and myths, and a... View more info

ARTHURIAN ROMANCES

By: Troyes, Chretien de

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: TUTTLE: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000039193

ISBN: 046087389X

Condition: Good


Erec and Enide; Cliges; Lancelot; Yvain; Perceval An idyllically happy marriage in which a husband is so involved that he neg lects his duties as a knight; love endangered by a husband who is more inte rested in athletic chivalry than his wife; timorous young love ; and adulte rous passion -together these stories offer the most complete expression of French chivalry and of courtly love. chretien de Troyes did not invent the Arthurian legend: he gave it sophisti cated literary form, establishing it as major branch of European literature . Without chretien we might today scarcely have heard of... View more info

THROUGH THE EYE OF THE FEATHER: NATIVE AMERICAN VISIONS

By: Tuchman, Gail

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Gibbs Smith: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000043387

ISBN: 0879055979

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 short book is a reflection on the symbolism of feathers and the pervasive nature of their importance in Native American culture. The first-person essays include personal visions about feather symbolism, craft, and use told by men and women from six different tribal backgrounds: Apache (Lipan and Mescalero), Cherokee, Crow, Navajo, Lakota Sioux, and Algonquian. They do not represent officially the views of particular nations. Well-known ceremonia... View more info

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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPT

By: Tyldesley, Joyce A.

Price: ¥3,500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000045829

ISBN: 1846143691

Condition: As New


From Herodotus to The Mummy, Western civilization has long been fascinated with the exotic myths and legends of Ancient Egypt but they have often been misunderstood. Here acclaimed Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley guides us throu gh 3000 years of changing stories and, in retelling them, shows us what the y mean. Gathered from pyramid friezes, archaological finds and contemporary documents, these vivid and strange stories explain everything from why the Nile flooded every year to their beliefs about what exactly happened after death and shed fascinating light on what life was like for both rich and... View more info