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61 ORGEL, DORIS; BARRY MOSER (ILLUSTRATIONS). Ariadne, Awake.
Penguin Group, New York: 1994. 0670851582 / 9780670851584 Viking edition, First printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Daughter of the tyrant Minos of Crete, half sister to the savage Minotaur, Ariadne is only beginning to dream of a love that will transform her. Then the young hero Theseus, handsome prince of Athens and her father's prisoner arrive, and Ariadne is dazzled, ready to defy her father to prevent his death. Fleeing with him, she leaves behind all she holds dear - and finds danger, betrayal, and finally, perfect happiness. For ages 11 and up. 
Price: 10.17 USD
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62 PARRINDER, GEOFFREY. African Mythology.
Paul Hamlyn, London: 1973. 0600000427 / 9780600000426 Third Impression. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
Provides the perfect introduction to a subject of absorbing interest. The stories are fascinating for both the strangeness of the environment and the familiarity of man - man commonplace, man heroic, man thoughtful or cunning - man as he is all over the world. Contains 24 pages in color and over 100 black and white illustrations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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63 RADFORD, BENJAMIN & NOCKELL, JOE; COLEMAN, LOREN (FORWARD). Lake Monster Mysteries: Investigating The World's Most Elusive Creatures.
University of Kentucky Press, Lexington: 2006. 0813123941 / 9780813123943 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
For centuris, eyewitnesses around the world - from America to Africa to Scotland - have reported sightings of dark, mysterious creatures in area lakes that surface briefly, only to quickly disappear. While the most famous lake monsters of Loch Ness and Lake Champlain have gained international notariety, hundreds of lakes around the world are said to shelter these shadowy creatures. Lake Monster Mysteries is the first book to examine these widespread mysteries from a scientific perspective. By using exhaustive research and results from firsthand investigations to help separate truth from myth, the authors foster our understanding of what really lurks in the cold, murky depths. Includes an Index. 
Price: 24.18 USD
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64 RAPPOPORT, ANGELO S. The Sea - Myths And Legends.
Studio Editions, Ltd: 1995. 1859581498 / 9781859581490 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
This highly entertaining book is the author's monument to the ingenuity of the human imagination in attempting to understand the inexplicable. Methods of persuasion include myths, legends and illustrations, (ten, including frontispiece). Quite a lovely book for those who love the sea! Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.13 USD
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65 ROLLESTON, T. W. Myths & Legends Of The Celtic Race
Constable, London: 1985. 0094662606 / 9780094662605 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
The part played by the Celtic race has had a formative influence in the history, literature and the art of the people inhabiting the British Islands, a people which from that center have spread its dominions over so vast an area of the earth's surface, have been unduly obscured in popular thought. It is for the Anglo-Celtic, not Anglo-Saxon, people that this account of the early history, religion and the mythical and romantic literature of the Celtic race is written. Includes an Index. 
Price: 33.25 USD
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66 SAX, BORIA. Crow.
Reaktion Books. 1861891946 / 9781861891945 First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Considers crows, ravens, magpies and their relatives in myth, literature and life. It ranges from the raven sent out by Noah to the corvid deities of the Eskimo, to Dao legends, Victorian novels and recent films. It will be of interest to anyone who has ever been intrigued, puzzled, annoyed or charmed by these wonderfully intelligent birds. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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67 SAX, BORIA. Crow.
Reaktion Books. 1861891946 / 9781861891945 First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. Signed by the author. 
Signed by the author. Considers crows, ravens, magpies and their relatives in myth, literature and life. It ranges from the raven sent out by Noah to the corvid deities of the Eskimo, to Dao legends, Victorian novels and recent films. It will be of interest to anyone who has ever been intrigued, puzzled, annoyed or charmed by these wonderfully intelligent birds. Includes an Index. 
Price: 47.22 USD
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68 SEYFFERT, OSKAR; NETTLESHIP, HENRY & SANDYS, J. E. (REVISED & EDITED BY). The Dictionary Of Classical Mythology, Religion, Literature, And Art.
Portland House, New York: 1995. 0517205432 / 9780517205433 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In addition to all the expected entries in a general dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities, the book includes information on mythology and literature. There are also separate articles on Greek and Roman divinities, and on the lives and works of the philosophers, historians, orators, poets, and artists of Greece and Rome, as well as general and comprehensive views of such subjects as Greek and Roman religion, philosophy, history, rhetoric, literature, architecture, paint, sculpture, music, and the drama. Contains more than 450 illustrations. 
Price: 53.68 USD
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69 SHEPARD, ODELL. The Lore Of The Unicorn.
Avenell Books, New York: 1982. 0517371561 / 9780517371565 Reprint edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. A gift inscription to previous owner appears on front endpaper. 
Here is an illustrated, extensive look into the legend and mystery of this fantastic beast. In a scholarly yet enjoyable manner, the author sets out to answer questions such as the origin of the unicorn, how it was related to human nature and ways of human thought, how it got its reputation, how it acted in detected poison, and many others. Includes an Index. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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70 STANFORD, W. B. & LUCE, J. V. The Quest For Ulysses.
Praeger Publishers, New York / Washington: 1974. 0275465608 / 9780275465605 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is torn. 
Few figures have inspired so many masterpieces of literature and art as Ulysses. The Quest For Ulysses tries to determine the truth about this fascinating personality. It explores the world of fact and the world of imagination. Contains 17 color prints and 178 black-and-white illustrations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 20.62 USD
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71 STEINBECK, JOHN. The Acts Of King Arthur And His Noble Knights From The Winchester Manuscripts Of Thomas Malory And Other Sources.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1977. 0345273893 / 9780345273895 Del Rey Book Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
"For a long time," John Steinbeck writes in his introduction, "I have wanted to bring to present-day usage the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. These stories are alive even in those of who have not read them. And, in our day, we are perhaps impatient with the old words and the stately rhythms of Malory. . . . I wanted to set them down in plain present-day speech for my own young sons, and for other sons not so young - to set the stories down in meaning as they were written, leaving out nothing and adding nothing - perhaps to compete with the moving pictures, the comic-strip travesties which are the only available sourcee for those children and others of today who are impatient with the difficulties of Malory's spelling and use of archaic words. If I can do this and keep the wonder and the magic, I shall be pleased and gratified." 
Price: 7.13 USD
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72 STEINBECK, JOHN. The Acts Of King Arthur And His Noble Knights From The Winchester Manuscripts Of Thomas Malory And Other Sources.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1977. 0345273893 / 9780345273895 Del Rey Book Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
"For a long time," John Steinbeck writes in his introduction, "I have wanted to bring to present-day usage the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. These stories are alive even in those of who have not read them. And, in our day, we are perhaps impatient with the old words and the stately rhythms of Malory. . . . I wanted to set them down in plain present-day speech for my own young sons, and for other sons not so young - to set the stories down in meaning as they were written, leaving out nothing and adding nothing - perhaps to compete with the moving pictures, the comic-strip travesties which are the only available sourcee for those children and others of today who are impatient with the difficulties of Malory's spelling and use of archaic words. If I can do this and keep the wonder and the magic, I shall be pleased and gratified." 
Price: 7.36 USD
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73 STEINBECK, JOHN. The Acts Of King Arthur And His Noble Knights.
Avenel Books, New York: 1982. 0517368366 / 9780517368367 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
"For a long time," John Steinbeck writes in his introduction, "I have wanted to bring to present-day usage the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. These stories are alive even in those of who have not read them. And, in our day, we are perhaps impatient with the old words and the stately rhythms of Malory. . . . I wanted to set them down in plain present-day speech for my own young sons, and for other sons not so young - to set the stories down in meaning as they were written, leaving out nothing and adding nothing - perhaps to compete with the moving pictures, the comic-strip travesties which are the only available sourcee for those children and others of today who are impatient with the difficulties of Malory's spelling and use of archaic words. If I can do this and keep the wonder and the magic, I shall be pleased and gratified." 
Price: 13.92 USD
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74 STEWART, R. J. Celtic Gods Celtic Goddesses.
Blandford, London: 1993. 0713721138 / 9780713721133 s Softcover. Good condition. 
A practical guide to ancient Celtic rituals and incantations. The ancient prayers and stories, along with step-by-step guides to making use of them today, offer powerful proof of the spiritual value of these ancient rites. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.10 USD
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75 TYRRELL, WM. BLAKE & BROWN, FRIEDA S. Athenian Myths & Institutions: Words In Action.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1991. 0195067193 / 9780195067194 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Combining traditional historical and literary criticism with the approaches of anthropologists, feminist critics, and cultural historians, the authors study specific examples of the epic and tragedy, to illuminate the ways mythic media exploited the beliefs, concepts, and practices of fifth-century Athens, simultaneously exemplifying and shaping that culture. Includes Index. 
Price: 33.01 USD
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76 WESTERVELT, W. D.; DAY, A. GROVE (EDITOR). Myths And Legends Of Hawaii.
Mutual Publishing, Honolulu: 1987. 0935180435 / 9780935180435 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Myths and Legends of Hawai'i is a one-volume selection from the four volumes of ancient Polynesian lore by the late Dr. William D. Westervelt, the most prolific and popular retellers of Hawaiian folk tales. The selections, edited for the enjoyment of the modern reader, embody the ethos of the Hawaiian people of old that can still be found in the islands today. Here are the exploits of Maui, the story of Hina, the saga of Pele, her sister Hi'iaka and the legends of ghosts, gods, menehuene and 'aumakua. 
Price: 23.28 USD
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77 YU THE GREAT (ATTRIBUTED TO); BIRRELL, ANNE (TRANSLATOR AND INTRODUCTION). The Classic Of Mountains And Seas.
Penguin Books, London: 1999. 0140447199 / 9780140447194 First Penguin Classics Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A major source of Chinese mythology (third century BC to second century AD) brings together a treasure trove of rare data and colorful fiction about the mythical figures, rituals, medicine, natural history and ethnic peoples of the ancient world. Translated into English from the Chinese by Anne Birrell. 
Price: 29.26 USD
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78 ZIMMER, HEINRICH; CAMPBELL, JOSEPH (EDITOR). Myths And Symbols In Indian Art And Civilization.
Princeton University Press, Princeton: 1972. 0691017786 / 9780691017785 First Princeton, Bollingen Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Relates the basic myths that lie behind the forms of Indian art and the civilization that produced them. Includes an Index. "Each type of reader handling this work, like a Hindu with one of his own particular texts, will find that it illuminates him, according to his particular capability, ideas of the greatest sweep and human interest." -- W. Norman Brown 
Price: 6.60 USD
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