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1 A Pronouncing Dictionary Of Mythology & Antiquities
John Walker & Co. Ltd Soft cover Good Soft cover 
The wraps are rubbed and marked.Internally clean.Excellent binding.[R.K] 
Price: 3.80 USD
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Myths and Legends
2 Myths and Legends
Hamlyn 1959 Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 
jacket is shelf rubbed, chipped and price clipped. tanning, foxing, soiling and marks. ownership inscription. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] 
Price: 19.95 USD
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African Myths and Legends, Arnott, Kathleen
3 Arnott, Kathleen African Myths and Legends
Oxford 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 
boards are worn, rubbed and sunned. tanning. some soiling and marks on both boards and pages. a crossed out inscription. fair copy.[S.N] 
Price: 4.75 USD
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The Sacred Drum, Bloomhill, Greta
4 Bloomhill, Greta The Sacred Drum
Howard Timmins 1960 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
boards are shelf rubbed and marked. mild tanning. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.N] 
Price: 5.70 USD
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Islanderbuch I - Sammlung I, Bonus, Arthur
5 Bonus, Arthur Islanderbuch I - Sammlung I
Georg D W Callwey, Munchen 1908 2nd Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 
296 pages (complete). In German throughout. Classic Teutonic font. Bonus was among the first to translate the Icelandic Sagas into German, finding in them characteristics that would benefit the German peoples. This translation was popular for several decades. The mild cover is worn, scuffed and marked. It is tight and secure. The contents are in very good condition. There is an ex-libris plate from Virginia Spilhaus. The pages are tight, clean, clear, confident, certain and youthful. fk 
Price: 6.65 USD
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Islanderbuch III, Bonus, Arthur
6 Bonus, Arthur Islanderbuch III
Georg D W Callwey, Munchen 1907 1st Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 
361 pages (complete). In German throughout. Classic Teutonic font. Bonus was among the first to translate the Icelandic Sagas into German, finding in them characteristics that would benefit the German peoples. This translation was popular for several decades. The mild cover is worn, scuffed and marked. It is tight and secure. The contents are in very good condition. There is an ex-libris plate from Virginia Spilhaus. The pages are tight, clean, clear, confident, certain and youthful. fk 
Price: 13.30 USD
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Badoli the Ox, Bourke, Myles
7 Bourke, Myles Badoli the Ox
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town and George Allen & Unwin, Limited, London 1945? First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover Bailey, Stella 
222 pages (complete). Beautifully illustrated by Stella Bailey. These have protective sheets that are in very good condition. The plates are bright, vivid, vivacious. Just wonderful. The covers are worn about all corners. The spine has been repaired with tape. The covers are healthy and firm. Within, the contents are in happy condition. They are clean, fresh, clear, generous to a fault. fk 
Price: 9.50 USD
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The Bathurst Faeries and Their Friends, Burnett, Pat
8 Burnett, Pat The Bathurst Faeries and Their Friends
Tirna Nog / Pat Burnett, Bathurst 1st Edition Soft cover Fair No Jacket Soft cover signed
Inscribed by Author(s)20 pages (complete). A sweet, happy book of the magical people of Bathurst in the Eastern Cape. Inscribed by Pat Burnett on the inside front cover. Booklet bound with coloured string. Enclosed in a clear plastic sleeve. Despite some gentle evidence of usage, the covers and pages are amiable, friendly, bright, clean, welcoming and utterly charming. The coloured illustrations are fresh and engaging. A lovely short, very personal book. fk 
Price: 28.50 USD
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Tales of the trickster boy: Stories of the trickster boy Hlakanyana and his adventures in the great world retold from the original folk-tales, Cope, Jack
9 Cope, Jack Tales of the trickster boy: Stories of the trickster boy Hlakanyana and his adventures in the great world retold from the original folk-tales
Tafelberg 1990 0624027619 / 9780624027614 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
boards are a bit shelf rubbed. light marks. clean. well bound. very good copy.[S.K] 
Price: 6.65 USD
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The Hunter's Cave, Elliot, Geraldine
10 Elliot, Geraldine The Hunter's Cave
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1967 5th or later Edition Hardcover Fair Poor Hardcover 
jacket is worn, torn, chipped and price clipped, edge wear and knocking on boards. tanning, foxing, soiling. some damp marks. 5th impression. fair condition, mainly a reading copy.[S.K] 
Price: 22.80 USD
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Long Grass Whispers, Elliot, Geraldine ; Hawkins, Sheila (illus)
11 Elliot, Geraldine ; Hawkins, Sheila (illus) Long Grass Whispers
Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd 1974 0710013248 / 9780710013248 5th or later Edition Hardcover Fair Fair Hardcover 
132 pages (complete). Still one of the most endearing collection of stories about the animals of Africa. The dustjacket is intact and affable. It has wear and some tear; it is scuffed and marked. Nonetheless it is contented. The board cover has some shelving wear to the edges and corners. Within, the frontispage is absent. The contents have some foxing and marking throughout. Otherwise, they are clean, clear, amiable, welcoming and encompassing. fk 
Price: 28.50 USD
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12 Ellis-Williams, Amabel The Rain God's Daughter and Other African Fairy Tales
Blackie 1977 0216903246 / 9780216903241 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 
The jacket is slightly rubbed. Internally clean and tightly bound. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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Myths And Fables of Nieu- Bethesda, Gerryts, Egbert
13 Gerryts, Egbert Myths And Fables of Nieu- Bethesda
Village Inn 1998 0620232706 / 9780620232708 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover signed
Signed by Author(s)Stapled format.61pages.The wraps are lightly shelf rubbed.Minor foxing and scarring.Clean.All plates present.very good copy.[S.K] 
Price: 36.10 USD
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The Golden Fleece, Graves, Robert
14 Graves, Robert The Golden Fleece
Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1944 First Edition Hardcover Fair Poor Hardcover 
371 pages (complete). A contented copy printed according to war time economic standards. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself is worn, torn, creased and scuffed. The boards have storage wear. They are secure and sound. Within, the pages are placid, creamy, sure, clean, certain, clear and companionable. fk 
Price: 14.25 USD
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Dictionnaire de la Mythologie Grecque et Romaine, Grimal, Pierre ; Picard, Charles (preface)
15 Grimal, Pierre ; Picard, Charles (preface) Dictionnaire de la Mythologie Grecque et Romaine
Presses Universitaires de France, Paris 1963 3rd Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover signed
Signed by Author(s)578 pages (complete). Signed by Charles Picard on the title page. In general good to fair condition. Ex-library copy. The cover has been covered by an adhesive plastic cover. The covers are marked and rubbed and worn. They are sound and secure. The papertrims are marked from handling. The pages are benign, mild, assured, clean, clear, tight and very competent. fk 
Price: 28.50 USD
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The Children of the Wind, Guillot, Rene ; Marsh, Gwen (selector and transl.) ; Papas, William (illus)
16 Guillot, Rene ; Marsh, Gwen (selector and transl.) ; Papas, William (illus) The Children of the Wind
Oxford University Press 1964 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Poor Hardcover 
160 pages (complete). The energetic dustjacket is enclosed in a clear plastic protective cover. The dustjacket has wear; it is secure and sure. The boards are marked and stained from storage. They are resolute. Within, the final pages have some damp staining. The illustrations, very much of their time, are bold and enthusiastic. The pages are benign, comfortable and clear. fk 
Price: 3.80 USD
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The Griquas of Griqualand, Halford, S.J.
17 Halford, S.J. The Griquas of Griqualand
Juta & Co. Limited Hardcover Fair Fair Hardcover 
The dust jacket is sunned; shelf rubbed; edge worn; tape repaired; chipped and price clipped. It will still look fine with cellophane though. The boards are still in a very good condition. The pages are tanned, but internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 209 pages. [B.K.] 
Price: 10.45 USD
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He Walked the Americas, Hansen, L Taylor
18 Hansen, L Taylor He Walked the Americas
Amherst Press, Wisconsin 1963 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Poor Hardcover 
256 pages (complete). Hansen's well known book investigating the folk-lores and mythologies of the North American peoples that a "White Prophet" walked throughout the continent two thousand years. Mormons believe this "White Prophet" to be Jesus Christ. The dustjacket is much worn and torn but is intact and stoic. The cover is marked and rubbed from storage and handling. The corners have shelving knocks. Inside, the contents have sporadic markings, but are otherwise firm, bold and confident. The pages are clear and friendly and eager. fk 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Stories of Ancient Greece (The Ludgate School Books), Hawthorne, Nathaniel
19 Hawthorne, Nathaniel Stories of Ancient Greece (The Ludgate School Books)
George Philip & Son., Ltd., London 1904 Hardcover Poor No Jacket Hardcover Symes, Ivor I J 
249 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The boards are grubby, worn, marked. They are resolutely sure. Within, the contents have wear and marking. They are relaxed, placid, clear and certain. fk 
Price: 19.00 USD
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20 Hertslet, Jessie Bantu Folk Tales
African Bookman 1946 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
the spine has been repaired. the front end page has been removed. pictorial boards are a little rubbed. there are no inscriptions and the binding is excellent. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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