Category: Mythology


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A Guide to Mythology

By: Clarke, Helen A.

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday, Page And Company: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004047

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This is one of the volumes of The Guide Series for young readers. It contains short stories about animals in primitive and cultural myths, tree and plant myths, stories of the sun, moon, and stars, myths of the sky and air, and includes mother-myths and child-myths. Photographs include sculptures and paintings, all in black & white. The binding is brown cloth, with gold lettering and blind stamp. The lettering on the spine is no longer gold, and hard to read. The spine ends have light wear, as do the corners. Includes frontispiece. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Myths Every Child Should Know

By: Mabie, Hamilton Wright

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Garden Ciy, NY, Doubleday and Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000421

Condition: Very Good

Junior Deluxe Edition. This book includes 10 of the more common myths, including The Chimaera, The Gorgon's Head, The Paradise of Children, The Argonauts, The Quest of the Hammer and others. There are many black & white drawings, and two color plates; one is the frontispiece. An ex-library with the card pocket still in front; very few library markings. The binding is a heavy library cover. All of the corners, including the spine, have wear. The front is rubbed and there are a few small marks on it. 256 pages, one page has a small hole (looks like it's from an erasure) and a few pages have numb... View more info

Rama of the Golden Age; an Epic of India

By: Watson, Jane Werner, Retold by

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Champaign, IL, Garrard Publishing Company: 1971

Seller ID: 000073

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Summary: Mythology, epic of India. Each chapter includes a sacred item, and tells why the item is sacred and valuable. Includes kings and queens of that time, and Hanuman, who became immortal. To this day monkeys in India are honored and kept safe in memory of Hanuman the Warrior and his devotion to Lord Rama, whose long rule is still known as the Golden Age. A great book with nice illustrations, some framed. For an older reader. 96 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

By: N/A

Price: $18.40

Publisher: St. Joseph, MI, R. W. Roe & Partners: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004090

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Privately printed, these are the tales of the seven voyages taken by Sinbad. Well illustrated by Philip Reed, who did the woodcuts which were colored by the publisher. These are wonderfully imaginative tales that will be enjoyed read aloud or read alone for older children. A small volume, the cover shows Sinbad the Porter and a ship. There is a gift notation on the ffep, a name and year. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard: a Wizarding Classic from the World of Harry Potter

By: Rowling, J. K.

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Scholastic, Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003556

ISBN: 0545128285

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued

This book, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Included are five short stories. Thanks to Hermione Granger's new translation from the ancient runes, we are able to read this stunning edition with extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. Reading them gives new insight into the world of Harry Potter. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info