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Image for Traces of the Norse Mythology in the Isle of Man

Traces of the Norse Mythology in the Isle of Man

By: Kermode, P. M. C.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Bemrose & Sons 1904: 1904

Book number: 56001

Condition: Very Good


30, plus 10 plates, pp. Original printed grey wrappers. Wear & chipping to spine. From the library of artist Clarke Hutton with his ownership signature to front cover. Folding map. Ten plates at rear. 'Read before the Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society, Ramsey, December 18th, 1903.' Scarce. View more info

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Fables. In two volumes

By: La Fontaine, Jean de and Edmond Pilon & Fernand Dauphin

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Garnier Freres 1923: 1923

Book number: 57576

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes complete. lxxii, 306; 396 pp. Contemporary quarter leather over marbled boards. Gilt decoration & lettering to spines. Marbled endpapers. Internally clean. Text in French language. View more info

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Norse Stories : Retold from the Eddas

By: Mabie, Hamilton Wright

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards 1902: 1902

Book number: 59032

Condition: Good


250 pp. Original pictorial cloth. Boards marked & stained. Water stain to the base of the second half of the book. Decorative border to each page. With ten full-page colour plates by George Wright. Binding firm. Uncommon. View more info

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The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., 1915: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48734

Condition: Good


86 pp., in the original blue boards (with publisher's adverts on the rear) which are worn. Some scattered foxing throughout, includes an introduction by the author. Splitting and rubbing to the spine, with loss at the base. View more info

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Indian Myth and Legend

By: Mackenzie, Donald A.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Company N.d. [1913]: 1913

Book number: 60264

Condition: Good


xlviii, 463 pp. Publisher's original pictorial gilt-decorated cloth. Top edge gilt. Slight darkening to spine. Scattered foxing. With eight colour illustrations by Warwick Goble and numerous monochrome plates. Binding firm. A very good copy, but has the faint odour of tabacco having been in a smokers house. View more info

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Egyptian Myth and Legend

By: Mackenzie, Donald A.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Company 1913: 1913

Book number: 60461

Condition: Very Good


xlix, 404 pp. Publisher's gilt-decorated cloth with designs to front board & spine. Top edge gilt. Minor rubbing to spine ends. Spotting to fore-edge and internally. With seven colour plates and numerous b&w illustrations. View more info

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Scottish Ballads and Songs Historical and Traditionary

By: Maidment, James (eds)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Paterson 1868: 1868

Book number: 35703

Condition: Good


2 vols, Vol 1, xiv, 364 pp, Vol 2, vi, 344 pp, blue marble effect cloth. some water damage to boards, general wear, corners bumped, contents very good and clean, save for some slight waterstaining to the endpapers of Vol 2 the text is unaffected throughout however. Includes privately printed ballad loosely inserted, this item is quite worn and chipped however. View more info

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Bengali Household Tales

By: McCulloch, William

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughrton (1912): 1912

Book number: 53770

Condition: Good


320 pp, badly marked book cloth and some foxing to pages, name in ink on f.e.p. View more info

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Tertium Organum : The Third Canon of Thought. A Key to the Enigmas of the World

By: Ouspensky, P. D.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf 1923: 1923

Edition: Third Printing

Book number: 59650

Condition: Fair


xv, 336 pp. Publisher's black cloth with red lettering to front board & spine. Wear to spine ends & corners. Boards marked. Lacks front free endpaper. Internally clean. Folding chart at rear. Reading copy. View more info

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Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians

By: Petrovitch, Woislav, M.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company 1917: 1917

Book number: 56941

Condition: Very Good


xxiii, 392 pp. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Mark to rear board. Spotting to endpapers. Leaves age-darkened. No ownership names. With 32 full-page colour illustrations by William Sewell and Gilbert James. View more info

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Salvador Dali's Tarot

By: Pollack, Rachel

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Salem, Salem House 1985: 1985

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 59497

ISBN: 0881621021

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 102 of an edition limited to 125 copies. Deluxe full blue leather with colour pictorial onlay to front board and gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. In original clear acetate wrapper. Colour illustrations throughout by Salvador Dali. Scarce. 0881621021 View more info

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A Manual of Astrology : Or, The Book of the Stars, Being the Art of Foretelling Future Events, by the Influence of the Heavenly Bodies ...

By: Raphael [Smith, Robert Cross]

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, C. S. Arnold 1828: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60855

Condition: Good


256 pp. Later cloth covering over boards. Lacks spine lettering. Rubbing & fading to boards. Hinges split. Scattered spotting. Hand-coloured frontis. Engraved title-page with hand-coloured vignette. Additional full-page engraving. Diagrams, charts and tables. Plates complete. From 1827 until his death in 1832, Smith edited an astrological almanac in London. After his death, the almanac continued to be edited as Raphael's Ephemeris and would become a standard work in British and American astrology. View more info

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Hans Andersen The Man

By: Reumert, Elith

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58600

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 192, 8 pp. Red cloth with blind-stamped title to front board & gilt lettering to spine. Clean copy. No ownership names. With frontis portrait and 25 additional illustrations. Publisher's list at rear. View more info

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Excerpts from the Paul Solomon Tapes

By: Solomon, Paul

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Virignia Beach, Fellowship of the Inner Light 1974: 1974

Book number: 60497

Condition: Very Good


v, 149 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper. Jacket edgeworn. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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Celtic Myth and Legend : Poetry & Romance

By: Squire, Charles

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Company N.d. [c. 1910]: 1910

Book number: 60267

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 450 pp. Elaborately gilt-decorated green cloth. Top edge gilt. Gilt cover bright. Scattered spotting. Black & white illustrations and four colour plates. View more info

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Real Ghost Stories, a Revised Reprint of the Chritmas and the New Year's Numbers of the "Review of Reviews" 1891-2

By: Stead, W T (eds)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London & Atlantic Highlands, NJ, Grant Richards 1897: 1897

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 46938

Condition: Good


xvi, 334 pp., Boards spotted, marked and rubbed. Endpapers darkened. Tiny split to cloth. Foredge spotted. View more info

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The Dancer of Burton Fair, Folk Tales from Britain

By: Stuart, Forbes

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Abelard Schuman 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 46038

ISBN: 0200724606

Condition: Very Good


82 pp., Illustrated in b/w. More of Keeping's fantastic and macabre line drawings accompany frightening and nightmarish folk tales. Just the thing for the young, far better than the relentlessly bland mulch children are currently fed. MInor fading and toning to jacket, price tag on inner flap. 0200724606 View more info

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Indian Nights' Entertainment : Or, Folk-Tales From the Upper Indus

By: Swynnerton, Charles

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock 1892: 1892

Book number: 53700

Condition: Very Good


xxii, 380, (2) pp. Recent quarter dark blue morocco over original gilt-decorated boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Early ink stamp and notation to title-page. Frontis and numerous in-text illustrations. Two-page publisher's adverts at rear. View more info

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Phenomena of Materialisation : A Contribution to the Investigation of Mediumistic Teleplastics

By: Von Schrenck Notzing, Baron

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1923: 1923

Book number: 60221

Condition: Poor


xii, 340 pp. Full cloth with black lettering to spine. Fading to spine and boards. Outer joints split. Whiff of tobacco and leaves age-darkened. With 225 photographic illustrations. 1923 reissue of the first English edition (1920). Poor copy, as often. View more info

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Mono-Alu Folklore : Bougainville Strait, Western Solomon Islands

By: Wheeler, Gerald Camden

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. 1926: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59760

Condition: Very Good


xv, 396 pp. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In printed dust wrapper. Several long tears to jacket with large loss at spine. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Thesis approved for the Degree of Doctor of Science in the University of London. View more info