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Gawain Knight of the Goddess: Restoring an Archetype.

By Matthews, John.

London: Aquarian Press / Thorsons, 1992. First Paperback Edition Glossy Pictorial Wraps Fine in Near Fine Wraps 8to (5-1/4 x 8-1/2), 208 pp including Index, Bibliography, and 5 appendices. Trade Paperbound book is FINE -- Unread, Unmarked (except for black remainder mark on bottom page block) and with all pages tight and clean in NEAR FINE glossy pictorial wraps with no creasing or tears but only slight shelfwear bumps on edges. A thorough and brilliant landmark study.


The Arthurian Encyclopedia (The King Arthur Library).

By Lacy, Norris J., Editor, with Associate Editors Geoffrey Ashe, Sandra Ness Ihle, Marianne E Kalinke, and Raymond H. Thompson.

New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1986. First Edition Thus, Third Printing Glossy Pictorial Wraps AS NEW in WRAPS 8vo (8vo ()6 x 9), 649 pp plus 37 pp of Bibliography, list of contributors, list of plates and list of entries arranged by category. Trade paperback book is FINE -- Unmarked, Unread and AS NEW in VG glossy pictorial wraps with some minor shelf-dings on the corners and edge of the front wrap. (h) This is as comprehensive as it gets, assembled by the editors with 89 contributors, all respected in the field. The book is complete, including everything from Edwin Austen Abbey


The Old Gods: The Facts About Irish Fairies.

By Logan, Patrick.

Belfast, Northern Ireland: Appletree Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing Glossy Pictorial Wraps AS NEW in WRAPS 8vo (5-1/4 x 8-1/4), 152pp Including Index, Sources Used, and 3 Appendices. Appendix A: Families for Whom the Banshee Cries; Appendix B: Glossary of Pronunciation and Meaning of Irish Words; Appendix C: Map of Ireland Showing Fairy Places mentioned in Text. (h) Trade Paperback is FINE -- Unread, Unmarked and AS NEW in AS NEW glossy pictorial Wraps. There is a round green & white shamrock sticker on the front cover: "Imported from Ireland by Salem House" and a small Gold & Black oval sticker on the back cover stating "Salem House, Ltd. Distributed by Merrimack Book Service." Cover has shelfwear of a new book. However there is a small (1/8" x 1/4") oval pale coffee stain on the vertical book edge block. Otherwise all AS NEW. This is not a New Age hack writer's research coffee-table book (despite the tiny coffee stain), but a serious work drawing on generations of knowledge. The chapters are as follows: Foreword / Fairy Belief in AD 1700. 1. The Fairies -- How it All began, Aristocratic Fairies. 2. The Fairy Religion -- The Fairy Question, Fairies and the Dead, Tree Worship, The Natural Feast Days. 3. The God in Disguise -- The Carl of the Drab Coat. 4 The Fairy Kings -- Finnbheara of Cnoc Meadha, Donn of Knockfierna. 5. Fairy Queens and Mistresses -- Aoibheal, Cliona, Aine, Grian of the Bright Cheeks, Una, Fairy Mistresses, Manpower v Womanpower, The Love of Credhe for Cael. 6 The Fairy People -- The Puca, The Leprechan, The Banshee, Na Buctogai (The Sea Fairies), Fairy Music, The Social Life of the Fairies.7. Fairy Medicine -- Fairy Doctors, Morough O'Lee, Polly MacGarry The Co. Leitrim Witch, MacGovern of Glangevlin, Ighne, Fairy Diseases, The Fairy Blast, The Fairy Stroke, The Evil Eye, Amadan na Bruidhne (The Fool of the Fairy Palace), Fairy Herbs. 8. The Fairy Changeling -- Babies and Children, Young Adults, Married Women, Older People. 9. Fairies and the Cattle -- Protecting the Cattle, Tribute to the Good people, Disease in the Cattle, Taking the Butter, Cattle and the Evil Eye, Fairy Cattle from the Sea, Fairy Horses. 10. Fairies in the Twentieth Century. Plus the aforementioned Appendices.


The Grail Legend.

By Jung, Emma; Von Franz, Marie-Louise. Translated by Andrea Dykes.

Boston: Sigo Press, 1986. Second edition Glossy Pictorial Wraps AS NEW in WRAPS 8vo (6 x 9), 452 pp including extensive Index and Bibliography. Book is FINE -- Unread, Unmarked and AS NEW in AS NEW glossy pictorial wraps. Gift quality. Nearly impossible to find copies in this condition. (h) Emma Jung (1882 - 1955) was the wife of C.G. Jung, a noted psychoanalyst in her own right and a life-long student of the grail mythology. She was also author of "Animus and Anima. " Marie-Louise von Franz (1916 - 1998) was one of the most prominent Jungian psychoanalysts in Europe and author of 20 books on Analyctical Psychology, specifically focusing on Fairy Tales as they relate to Depth Psychology. She worked with Dr Jung until his death in 1961, and founded the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich.