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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


Daughters of Copper Woman

By Cameron, Anne

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


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."


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.


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.


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 . . .


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.