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T for Texas: A State Full of Folklore

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward (Editor)

Price: $7.13

Publisher: Dallas, TX, E Heart Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100514


277pp; Publication # 44 of the Texas Folklore Society; Cover has faded somewhat, and has some scratches; Some rubbing and bumping along the edges; Inside, the pages are beginning to yellow, but are tight and clean; A few pages have been creased slightly; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0935014039. ISBN/EAN: 9780935014037. Pictures of this item not already displaye... View more info

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The Ugly Duckling

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; R.P. Keigwin (translator)

Price: $11.40

Publisher: New York, Holiday House: 1965

Seller ID: 608371


Weekly Reader Book Club Edition in excellent condition - no interior marks, lightest shelf and edge wear only. A very handsome copy. Size: 9x7.5x.25 inches. 45 pp. Illustrator: Adrienne Adams. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Children; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 068412646X. ISBN/EAN: 9780684126463. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 608371. Hardcover View more info

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The Divining Hand: The Art of Searching for Water, Oil, Minerals, and Other Natural Resources or Anything Lost, Missing or Badly Needed

By: Bird, Christopher

Price: $33.25

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 605413


Book in nice condition - reading creases on front and back covers along spine, edge and shelf wear, previous owner's stamp inside front cover, one bibliographic entry highlighted. Inscribed by the author on the first white page, " With best wishes to Jim Miles at Danville, VT Sept, 1984 Chris Bird". Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 340 pages, index, bibliography. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sig... View more info

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Pagan and Christian Mysteries, Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks

By: Campbell, Joseph (Editor)

Price: $23.75

Publisher: New York, Hapter Torchbooks: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 604043


214 pages + publisher's list; black and white photos. Book in very nice condition--no interior marks noted, light shelf and edge wear, top edge has line marking old water damage--the only sign, does not affect text. From Volume 2 of Papers from the Erarnos Yearbooks which consititute number XXX in a series sponsered by the Bollingen Foundation. Contains four essays:The Mystery of the Serpent by Hans Leisegang; Symbolic Representations of the Eucharist by Julius Baum; ... View more info

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The Trojan War and the Adventures of Odysseus

By: Colum, Padraic;Homer

Price: $7.60

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 603944


177 pages, color illustrations, afterword by Peter Glassman. Book in very nice condition--top corners bumped, bump on top edge, lower edge at spine rubbed through to boards, black line on bottom edge. No interior marks. Rubs on back of dust jacket. These flaws sound much worse than the book looks--actually appears unread. The story of The Trojan War and Odysseus's adventures getting home to his wife and son, retold for older children. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - ... View more info

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Rattlesnakes

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Austin, Texas, UniUniversity of Texas Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 608389


Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, original store label on back cover, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Posthumously published series of 22 articles - observations, speculations, legends and yarns, even gossip about the habits and dispositions of rattlesnakes. Includes descriptions of actual fights to the death between rattlesnakes and other animals. Size: 8.5x5.5x.5 inches. 302 pages, index. Illustrator: Charles Shaw. Quantity Available... View more info

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Coronado's Children: Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasure of the Southwest

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1982

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 607919


Book in very nice condition - spine is sun-faded with light creases, light reading crease along spine on front cover, small green smudge on long open edge, gift inscribed inside front cover, otherwise no interior marks noted. These are the tales and legends of those hardy souls who searched for buried treasure in the Southwest, following in Coronado's footsteps. Barker Texas History Center Series, No. 3. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 329 pages, notes, glos... View more info

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Greeks and their Gods, The

By: Guthrie, W. K. C.

Price: $22.80

Publisher: London, England, Methuen: 1968

Seller ID: 610118


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 388 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Dust Jacket is moderately soiled. Edges and endpapers are spotted. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 610118. Hardcover View more info

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Hawk and the Bard Reborn: Re-Visions and Renewals of Old Tales

By: Henning, Jan ; Cohen, Daniel E. (Daniel Ellis)

Price: $7.60

Publisher: London, England, Wood & Water: 1991

Seller ID: 109589


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 84 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Minimal shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0951385100. ISBN/EAN: 9780951385104. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 109589. Paperback View more info

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Once upon a Time--Golden Threads

By: Hooper, Kay

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 600492


Book and jacket in excellent condition-bottom edge back cover of dust jacket has very light evidence of old water damage--not transferred to book, very minor. Playing Rapunzel in a local production would distract her--until broodlingly sensual Devon Shane was chosen as her Prince in the play and casts himself as her bodyguard when shadows from her past threaten her. We have more books by this author. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Roma... View more info

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Earth Mysteries

By: Howard, Michael

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 609103


Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, head and tail of spine bumped, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Dust jacket has original store label inside front cover, otherwise light shelf and edge wear only. Britain's prehistoric monuments understood through historical and spiritual contexts of earth's energies - stone circles, ley lines, ancient hill figures, earth zodiacs, holly wells and springs, mazes and pyramids. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - ... View more info

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Windy City Ghosts: The Haunted History of Chicago

By: Kaczmarek, Dale

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Alton, IL, Whitechapel Productions: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106193


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 188 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Slice along the bottom of the front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1892523094. ISBN/EAN: 9781892523099. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 106193. Paperback View more info

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Hood (King Raven Trilogy - Book I)

By: Lawhead, Stephen R.

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Thomas Nelson: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 607627


Book in excellent condition - lightest spine creases, no interior marks noted, lightest shelf and edge wear only. Bran ap Brychan heir to the throne Elfael, is hunted like an animal by Norman invaders until he abandons his father's kingdom and flees to the greenwood. But the primal forest of the Welsh borders is a living, breathing entity with mysterious powers and secrets. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 479 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 ... View more info

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Tales of the Big Bend

By: Miles, Elton

Price: $4.75

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 610008


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 187 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0890963606. ISBN/EAN: 9780890963609. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 610008. Paperback View more info

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Chinese Symbols and Superstitions

By: Morgan, Harry T.

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Detroit, Illinois, Gale Research Company: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 607187


First printed in 1942, this republished copy in excellent condition - lightest shelf and edge wear only. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 192 pages, index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 607187. Hardcover View more info

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The Sun maiden and the crescent moon : Siberian folk tales

By: Riordan, James

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Canongate: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 400030


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 21 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Ex-library with minimal markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0862412609. ISBN/EAN: 9780862412609. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 400030. Paperback View more info

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Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore

By: Scott, Bill

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Australia, Child & Henry: 1986

Seller ID: 102945


414pp; Minor curling along the edges of the DJ; Minor sticker remnants on the DJ; Pages are tight and clean; Additional shipping charges may apply; Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0867772824. ISBN/EAN: 9780867772821. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 102945. Additional shipping charges may apply.. Hardcover View more info

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Ghosts, Gales and Gold.

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Dodd Mead: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 604651


263 pages, index, photographs. Book in very nice condition--head and tail of spine lightly bumped, book slightly cupped. Dust jacket damp stained, small chips. Inscribed on the first page, "To Bill am (sic) Sam, 1972", with charming drawing at the bottom of the page of two sticks exuberantly riding the back of a sea monster. Eleven Ghost stories, nine Storm stories, and eight Gold stories from a master story teller. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... View more info

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Mother Goose 46 Favorite Rhymes

By: Staff

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1957

Seller ID: 601010


All the nursery rhymes you remember from the Golden Book people--charming 1950's drawings--innocence abounds in this 11 inch tall Big Golden Book. Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater on front cover. Book is all here, but beginning to show its age. Foil on spine pulled back and missing for about 1/3 of spine, cover beginning to delaminate, all corners bumped. Front and rear hinges beginning to tear--back worse than front. Cover is still attached. Last page has short tear.... View more info

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Ripley's Giant Book of Believe It or Not

By: Thomas, Lowell (Introduction)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Warner Books: 1976

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 604612


Book in very nice condition--short tear on back cover, neatly mended; cross tear on spine, short tear top of spin, shallow short corner crease on bottom edge of front cover, open edges and page edges tanned, spine sun faded. Over 1400 true stories of human oddities and natural wonders--the church that stood for one minute, the cucumber that reached a length of 10 feet, 10 inches. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends ... View more info