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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for 1001 Nights. 1001 Nacht: Illustrierte Marchen Aus Tausendundeiner Nacht

1001 Nights. 1001 Nacht: Illustrierte Marchen Aus Tausendundeiner Nacht

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Germany, Die Gestalten Verlag 2005: 2005

Book number: 44875

ISBN: 3899550862

Condition: As New


200 pp. Hardback. New copy still in shrink-wrap. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 0903049007

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0710086873

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for The Masks of God : Primitive Mythology. Oriental Mythology. Occidental Mythology. Three volumes

The Masks of God : Primitive Mythology. Oriental Mythology. Occidental Mythology. Three volumes

By: Campbell, Joseph

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg 1960 / 1962 / 1965: 1960

Edition: First UK Edition

Book number: 57274

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes (of four). First UK editions. Publisher's cloth in dust wrappers. Djs in Fair to VG condition with tears & edgewear to 2 of the jackets. Ink owner's name to each volume. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Illustrations. A fourth volume on Creative Mythology was published in 1968. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists

By: Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. and The Sister Nivedita (Margaraet E. Noble)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company 1916: 1916

Book number: 56940

Condition: Very Good


xii, 426 pp. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Cloth clean. Spotting to endpapers. No ownership names. Internally clean. With 32 full-page colour illustrations by Indian artists under the supervision of Abanindro Nath Tagore. View more info

Image for Your Luck's In Your Hand : Or, the Science of Modern Palmistry, chiefly according to the systems of D'Arpentigny and Desbarrolles with some account of the Gipsies.

Your Luck's In Your Hand : Or, the Science of Modern Palmistry, chiefly according to the systems of D'Arpentigny and Desbarrolles with some account of the Gipsies.

By: Craig, A. R.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, James Hogg N.d. [c. 1883]: 1883

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 57588

Condition: Good


viii, 296, 24 pp. Original gilt-decorated brown cloth. Minor rubbing & marks to boards. Slight foxing to prelims. Internally clean. With five illustrations. 32-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Copac records seven copies over five editions but no second edition and no copies at BL; Ox; Trinity. View more info

Image for Reminiscences of an Orkney Parish  Together with Old Orkney Words, Riddles and Proverbs

Reminiscences of an Orkney Parish Together with Old Orkney Words, Riddles and Proverbs

By: Firth, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Stromness, Orkney Natural History Society 1974: 1974

Book number: 57829

Condition: Very Good


PP x + 161. Green boards with gilt lettering. Dustjacket a little dusty otherwise very good. Internally tight and bright. A very good copy. View more info

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Egyptian Tales : Translated from the Papyri. First Series: IVth to XIIth Dynasty. Second Series: XVIIIth to XIXth Dynasty. In two volumes.

Egyptian Tales : Translated from the Papyri. First Series: IVth to XIIth Dynasty. Second Series: XVIIIth to XIXth Dynasty. In two volumes.

By: Flinders Petrie, W. M., editor

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1895: 1895

Book number: 57865

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. viii, 145, 39; xii, 146, 39pp. Original cloth with gilt decoration to front boards & gilt lettering to spines. Full-page and in-text illustrations by Tristram Ellis. Boards clean. Internally clean. A VG pair. 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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0584101759

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

By: Ingoldsby, Thomas

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1867: 1867

Book number: 55743

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for On the Nightmare: International Psycho-Analytical Library No. 20

On the Nightmare: International Psycho-Analytical Library No. 20

By: Jones, Ernest

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hogarth Press 1931: 1931

Book number: 34350

Condition: Good


374 pp. Green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. A few pencil marginal annotations. Good to VG. View more info