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Literary Collections

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Literary Collections
   -folk Tales & Fables
   -Icelandic Saga's

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1 Supplement to Peakes Commentary
London Tc&ec Jack Ltd Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Book age yellowing and board bottom front faded /stained wrapper plain grey in very good condition. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Sagas of Icelanders
2 The Sagas of Icelanders
USA Penguin Classics 2001 0141000031 / 9780141000039 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In Iceland, the age of the Vikings is also called the Saga Age. A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's great literary treasures. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled Iceland and of their descendants, who ventured farther west - to greenland and, ultimately the coast of North America. The covers show wear to its edges , spine and the corners, the text block has light markings and is rough cut. There is also annotations written in pencil on some pages. Still a good tight copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Folk Tales And Fables Of The World, Barbara Hayes
3 Barbara Hayes Folk Tales And Fables Of The World
UK. Dragon's World Ltd. 1987 1850280347 / 9781850280347 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 Ingpen, Robert. 
This delightful collection of folk tales and fables from many countries and differing cultures includes some tales never before published outside their place of origin. Their are also favourites included such as Aladdin and King Arthur and Aesop's Fables. Each story has been selected and retold by Barbara Hayes and illustrated by Robert Ingpen. The result is a wonderful book and record of our rich world heritage of ethnic fables and folk tales. There is a little shelf wear to the DW edges. PLEASE NOTE: Economy international shipping is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Norse Myths, Crossley-Holland, Kevin
4 Crossley-Holland, Kevin The Norse Myths
USA Pantheon 1980 0394748468 / 9780394748467 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent images from pre-Christian Europe. These stories bear witness to the courage, passion, and boundless spirit that were the hallmarks of the Norse world. The corners on the front cover show a little wear. Otherwise a good, clean copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
5 Day,David A Dictionary of Tolkien
UK Bounty 2014 0753728273 / 9780753728277 Reprint Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Full of beautiful illustrations, this book is an indispensable guide to the rich, mythical world of Middle-Earth and the undying Lands. Arranged in a handy A-Z format, this book explores and explains the creatures, plants, events, and places that make up these strange and wonderful lands. It is essential reading for anyone who loves Tolkien's works and wants to learn more about them. A very clean and tight copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
6 Pottle,Frederick A. (editor ) Boswell's London Journal
London The Folio Society 1985 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The case has light marks on it. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
So Wild a Thing, Powys Llewelyn
7 Powys Llewelyn So Wild a Thing
Dulverton Somerset The Ark Press1973 1973 095005108X / 9780950051086 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is in good very condition and the book was printed by wordens of cornwall ltd on paper from abby mills holywell flintshire wales and engravings on the boards a nice book . 
Price: 40.00 GBP
 
 
English Eccentrics, Sitwell, Edith
8 Sitwell, Edith English Eccentrics
UK The Folio Society 1994 Folio edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Roland Pym 
Eccentricity, is something related to those inner resources with which some people decide to confront the vicissitudes of life in general. However this may be, this volume can br recommended as an introductory text for students of the subject. Both the slipcase and book are in clean tight condition. PLEASE NOTE : International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers, Warner, Marina
9 Warner, Marina From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers
UK Chatto and Windus 1994 0701135301 / 9780701135300 5th or later Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The author explores the development of the modern nursery classics, using a wide range of sources, literary and artistic, historical and anthropological, to unfold neglected aspects of the tradition. The D/W shows light wear to the edges and corners. A good clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
10 Warner, Marina From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers
UK Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1994 0701135301 / 9780701135300 5th printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Author explores the development of the modern nursery classics, using a wide range of sources, literary and artistic, historical and anthropological , to untold neglected aspects of the tradition. This book will entertain, inform and stimulate a new version of what these stories can do and how they do it. We have covered this book in a removable protective plastic cover which will come with the book. A good clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 


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