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Image for Pyrenean Festivals : Calendar Customs, Music & Magic, Drama & Dance

Pyrenean Festivals : Calendar Customs, Music & Magic, Drama & Dance

By: Alford, Violet

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55632


286 pp. Publisher's blue cloth in dust wrapper. Dj torn & chipped with some losses. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Full-page and in-text illustrations. Musical examples. Folding map at rear. View more info

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1001 Nights. 1001 Nacht: Illustrierte Marchen Aus Tausendundeiner Nacht

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Germany, Die Gestalten Verlag 2005: 2005

Book number: 44875


200 pp. Hardback. New copy still in shrink-wrap. View more info

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The Complete Book of Fortune : A Comprehensive Survey of the Occult Sciences and Other Methods of Divination...

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers Ltd. N.d. [c. 1930]: 1930

Book number: 56534


640 pp. Publisher's original pictorial green cloth with green lettering to spine. Cloth bright & clean. Spotting to fore-edge & prelims. Internally clean. No ownership names. Illustrations. A VG copy. View more info

Image for De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti.

De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti.

By: Arpe, Peter Friedrich

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Hamburgi, Christian Liebezeit 1717: 1717

Book number: 46791


pp., [vi], [plate], 184, [16]., Charles Kingsley's bookplate on pastedown, with note pasted to ffep indicating that he owned the book during the period during which he lived at Eversley rectory between 1844 - 1875. Contemporary full vellum binding. Minor warping to boards, some fading and a few exterior marks. Four wormholes to spine, though the text is unaffected. A hint of waterstaining to the margins of text block, some minor foxing and toning to later pages. View more info

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The Wonderful Discoverie of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower

By: Barnes, I ( Printed for )

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Vance Harvey 1970: 1970

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 21911


pp. 26, 16 ads,[1]. Limited to 500 copies. Dents to corners View more info

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Whisper: A Timescript

By: Barritt, Brian and David Ball

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, (Holland Park Studio, 247 Walmer Rd, W.11), Whisper Promotions 1971: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44918


128 pp., Illustrated with b/w line drawings by the author and some b/w photography. Brian Barritt's 'Psychedelic Timescript' composed, and then smuggled out of, Wormwood Scrubs between 1966 and 1969 during the author's incarceration for smuggling hashish. Barritt was one of the pioneers of the psychedelic movement, dropping acid with Alex Trocchi which had been dispatched directly from Michael Hollingshead ('The Man Who Turned On The World'), travelling widely in the Eas... View more info

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Prince Arthur an Heroick Poem in Ten Books

By: Blackmore, Sir Richard

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, 1714: 1714

Book number: 48552


xxii. 341 pp.+ index at the end. Full brown contemporary panelled calf with victorian respine, red morocco title label. Book in very good condition with general wear and rubbing and foxing. View more info

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Armenian Legends and Poems

By: Boyajian, Zabelle C.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1958: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 53169


xvi, 196 pp. Publisher's full green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and in the original dust wrapper. Dj chipped at spine ends and slightly edgeworn. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Internally very clean. Reprint of the 1916 edition. With twelve full-page colour plates. View more info

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The Fairies : In Tradition and Literature

By: Briggs, K. M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul 1977: 1977

Book number: 55343


x, 261 pp. Publisher's paperback. Crease to rear cover. Internally clean. No ownership names. B&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Quest For Sita: Of Ravana, The Dark Angel and His Paradise at Lanka. Of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati

Quest For Sita: Of Ravana, The Dark Angel and His Paradise at Lanka. Of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati

By: Collis, Maurice

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited 1946: 1946

Book number: 49064


xii, 162 pp. Black cloth with red cover design by Mervyn Peake. Top edge gilt. Boards spotted and marked. Corners bumped. One of 500 copies on handmade paper. With 30 full-page line drawings by Mervyn Peake. Near Very Good condition. View more info

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The Mystic Vision in the Grail Legend and in The Divine Comedy

By: FISHER, Lizette Andrews

Price: £65.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press 1917: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 2773


frontis., xi., 148 pp. [4 pp. adverts]. Original gilt lettered cloth. T.E.G. View more info

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The True Legend of St Dunstan and the Devil, Showing How the Horse Shoe Came to be a Charm Against Witchcraft

By: Flight, Edward. G

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Bell & Daldry 1871: 1871

Edition: 3rd Edition

Book number: 5534


62 pp. illustrated by george cruikshank and engraved by john thompson View more info

Image for The Golden Bough : A Study in Magic and Religion

The Golden Bough : A Study in Magic and Religion

By: Frazer, James George

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1929: 1929

Book number: 56621


Abridged edition. xiv, 756 pp. Contemporary full calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels & brown leather title label. Prize binding with gilt school device of Oundle School to front board & prize bookplate to front pastedown. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Birdsall. Boards marked and damage to title label. Ink inscription to first blank. Internally clean. Frontis. Binding firm. View more info

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British Fairy and Folk Tales

By: Glover, W.J. (editor)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black 1920: 1920

Book number: 52850


vii, 280 pp, illustrated with 8 colour plates, wear to book cloth and some foxing and marks to pages, name in ink on f.e.p. uncommon book. View more info

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The Magical Revival

By: Grant, Kenneth

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Limited 1972: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54502


244 pp. Original hardback in dust jacket. Dj edgeworn but now protected in a clear plastic sleeve. No ownership names. Illustrations. View more info

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Kinder und Hausmarchen

By: Grimm, Bruder [Herman]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Berlin, Verlag von Wilhelm Herz 1890: 1890

Book number: 56567


xi, 507 pp. Contemporary full calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and green leather title label. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Spine slightly dulled and spotting to boards. Early ink owner's inscription. Internally clean. Text in German Fraktur. View more info

Image for Magic : White and Black, or the Science of Finite and Infinite Life Containing Practical Hints for Students of Occultism

Magic : White and Black, or the Science of Finite and Infinite Life Containing Practical Hints for Students of Occultism

By: Hartmann, Franz

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. 1893: 1893

Edition: Fourth Edition

Book number: 56283


Fourth edition, revised. 298, 96 pp. Publisher's original gilt-decorated blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bevelled boards. Minor darkening to spine. Boards clean. Internally clean. Frontis engraving. 96-page publisher's catalogue at rear dated December, 1896. View more info

Image for The Every-Day Book : Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements... In four volumes (two volumes in four parts)

The Every-Day Book : Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements... In four volumes (two volumes in four parts)

By: Hone, William

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Printed for William Hone 1826 / 1827: 1826

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 55995


In four volumes. Two volumes in four parts. First editions. x, 856; 857 to 1720; viii, 832; 833 to 1712 pp. Pagination in double columns. Uniformly bound in contemporary calf over marbled boards. Gilt and blind-stamped decoration to spines. Boards quite rubbed. Light foxing and browning throughout. Extra-illustrated with 19 portrait engravings, mostly in volume one. Numerous in-text engravings. All bindings firm. View more info

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The Ingoldsby Legends : Or, Mirth and Marvels. Carmine Edition

By: Ingoldsby, Thomas

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1867: 1867

Book number: 55743


xii, 468 pp. Contemporary dark blue full calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and brown leather title label. Marbled endpapers. Boards slightly marked and rubbing to spine & extremities. Early ink inscription to first blank. Scattered foxing. Illustrated title-page and 16 further full-page illustrations. Binding firm. In Good to VG condition. View more info

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The Hand of Man

By: Jaquin, Noel

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1938: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 49913


268 pp. Hardback in dust wrapper. Early reprint from 1938. Dw edgeworn. Ink inscription to ffep. Spotting to edges. With 63 illustrations. VG/VG View more info