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Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

By Schwab, Gustav

NY: Pantheon Books, 2001. PB. Softcover, corners bumped, cover crease, clean and solid, very good. "A superb volume, the keystone for any home library." -- The New Yorker.

$12.00

Historical Atlas of World Mythology. Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth. Parts 1 through 3

By Campbell, Joseph

NY: Harper & Row. BOMC. 10 1/2 x 14. Softcover, trade paper, oversized, very good. This is a set of three books that make up Volume II of the Atlas -- Part 1: The Sacrifice; Part 2: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas; Part 3: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Middle and Southern Americas. Books are heavy--extra shipping charge.

$42.50

Chinese Proverbs from Olden Times

NY: Peter Pauper Press Book, 1956. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2. Hardcover, decorated boards, inscribed on ffep; very good; dj, illustrated, very good. " Our pleasure in hearing these proverbs comes sometimes from the echo of city, mountain, and valley life strange and far.

$12.00

Chinese Fairy Tales

NY: Peter Pauper Press Book, 1961. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2. Hardcover, decorated boards, spine ends slightly bumped, very good; dj, illustrated, price-clipped, tiny closed tears on top edge.

$12.00

Chinese Fables

By Ch'iu, Kathy, Ed

NY: Peter Pauper Press Book, 1967. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2. Hardcover, decorated boards, spine ends slightly bumped, very good; dj, price-clipped, chips at spine ends, tiny closed tears, slightly soiled.

$12.00

World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great Myths and Epics

By Rosenberg, Donna

National Textbook Company, Greenwood, IL, 1986. Thick trade paperback (550+ pp.), used. Collection includes 48 myths from around the world, each told in a clear style that retains the essentials of the originals. Organized by geographic and cultural grouping, also by theme.

$8.50

Legends of Rotorua and the Hot Lakes

By Reed, A. W

A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, NZ, 1969. Paperback, shiny wrappers, very good. Amply illustrated in black and white drawings. Stories do not appear in American history books.

$12.00

Dictionary of Native American Mythology

By Gill, Sam D. and Irene F. Sullivan

NY: Oxford University Press, 1994. PB. 7 x 10. Softcover, laminated cardstock, pictorial cover, as new. An excellent reference book, thoroughly illustrated. " . . . honors the richness of the beliefs and values of the many peoples of native North America, from northern Mexico to the Arctic Circle.

$12.50

The Mythic Image

By Campbell, Joseph

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Bollingen Series C, 1974. Later ptg. 7 1/2 x 10. Softcover, pictorial wrappers with full-color photograph, slight upper corner bump and scraping along back spine edge otherwise as new. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, reproductions, line drawings and maps. "A remarkably successful study of the propensities of men in all times and cultures to interpret their destinies in dream-images with astonishing similarities." -- Publisher's Weekly.

$29.50

Stories of New Orleans

By Cajun, Andre [Andrew Jackson Navard, 1893-?]

Harmanson, 1954. 7th ed., 8th ptg. orange/black cardstock wrappers; art caricature of black boy trying to stay out of alligator's teeth. VG.

$14.00

Hate, Love, and Ecstasy: Wisdom from the Lesser-Known Goddesses of the Greeks

By Sanford, John A

Wilmette, IL: Chiron Publications, 1995. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4. Hardcover, dust jacket, all in very good condition. Discusses in a Jungian framework the spiritual meaning of a number of Greek goddesses that most of us have never heard of, all of whom "personify the deeper elements that persist across all life."

$16.00

The Origin of the Gods: A Psychoanalytic Study of Greek Theogonic Myth.

By Caldwell, Richard

New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. PB. Trade paperback, heavily highlighted in pink. Study copy only. From the back panel: "A superb application of classical Freudian theory to the key Greek myths. Incisive, balanced, pellucid. Highly recommended"--Robert Segal, Annals of Scholarship.

$6.00

Grandmothers of the Light: A Medicine Woman's Sourcebook

By Allen, Paula Gunn

Boston: Beacon Press, 1991. PB. 6 x 9. Trade paperback, very good condition, some scuffing on spine. "A superb collection of mythic stories from native peoples of this land"--Joy Harjo.

$8.00

Daughters of Copper Woman

By Cameron, Anne

Press Gang Publishers, 1980. Later prtg. 9. Trade paperback. A very good copy of this classic.

$9.00

British Fairy Origins: The Genesis and Development of Fairy Legends in British Tradition

By Spence, Lewis

UK: Aquarian Press, 1981. PB. 5 1/4 x 8 1/2. Softcover, front illus., sticker on back and spine, shelfwear, edges slightly worn and bumped, small indents on back, top block edge dust soiled, interior clean and solid. " . . . a concise historical survey of the various theories that have been put forward to account for the origins of fairy legends in British tradition."

$55.00

Isis and Osiris: Exploring the Goddess Myth

By Cott, Jonathan

NY: Doubleday, 1994. FIRST. 6 1/4 X 9 1/2. Hardcover, library stamp on top block edge, library leavings on ffep, block edge somewhat soiled, otherwise very good; dj, very good, mylar covered, taped to boards. ". . . an eternal love story, one we all keep reenacting all of the time. . . . . It's all here: Magic, philosophy, ancient symbols, and a perfect romance." -- Marianne Williamson.

$8.00

Our Goddess and Heroine Heritage. Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood. Volume I

By Stone, Merlin

New York: New Sybilline Books, 1979. PB. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. Paperback, creased and shelfworn. Used. Includes accounts of goddess and heroine legends from many parts of the world, including Anatolia, Semitic Canaan, Celtic Europe, Africa, and China.

$7.00

The Power of Myth

By Campbell, Joseph

NY: Doubleday, 1988. PB. 8 1/4 x 11. Softcover, slightly flared, small crease in laminate, otherwise very good. " . . .a great summing up of Joseph Campbell's work . . .

$16.00

Flying with the Eagle, Racing the Great Bear. Stories from Native North America

By Bruchac, Joseph, told by

N.p.: BridgeWater Books, an imprint of Troll Books, 1993. later prtg. Hardcover with dustjacket, as new, not price-clipped. Sixteen powerful stories about the transition from boyhood to manhood. stories from native North America.

$9.00