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Travelling Heroes Greeks and Their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer

By: Fox, Robin Lane

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin, 2009

504 densely packed pp plus index, remainder mark at bottom. This remarkable and original book proposes a new way of thinking about the Greeks and their myths in the age of the great Homeric hymns. It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history with the latest archeological discoveries and the author's own journeys to the main sites in the story to describe how particular Greeks of the eighth century BC travelled east and west around the Mediterran... View more info

A History of Cyprus Volume 1

By: Hill, Sir George

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press, 1949

Edition: Reprint

Previous owner's gift inscription 1st page. dj clipped & darkened on spine, upper corners bumped. 352pp, endpaper maps & numerous bw photos. Sir George Francis Hill (1867-1948), was perhaps best known as a numismatist, although his scholarly interests and accomplishments included a range of time periods and subjects. A classicist by training, Hill built his career at the British Museum's department of coins and medals. In his forty-three years there he produced volumes o... View more info


By: Hugill Stan

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport, U.S.A., 1994

Shipboard work-songs and songs used as work-songs from the great days of sail. Over 400 pages of sea shanties and stories including music, pen and ink drawings, glossary, bibliography and index. Book is in very good condition, tight binding and clean white pages. No names etc. View more info

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Egyptian Mythology

By: Ions, Veronica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newnes Books, 1982

144pp & over 500g to post. The gods of ancient Egypt were involved with every aspect of life, from the creation of the world to the ordinary details of existence. They embraced the sun and sky, life after death and the fertility of the Nile. This book recalls these gods, their attributes and the stories about them. View more info

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Ancient Stories from the Dardanelles

By: LITTLE, Frances Delanoy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose Ltd,

Ancient Stories from the Dardanelles by LITTLE is under 500g to post, 287pp, is an undated Edition & likely 1st: Hardcover with mustard coloured boards with black impressed titles & a paste-on illustration on front. bw illustrations throughout, some foxing, mostly near the page edges. Some of the chapter headings are Argo, Troy, the Persians, Constantine, Cities of Asia (amongst the XIII) View more info

The Folklore Calendar

By: Long George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Senate, 1996

Edition: First Thus

The Folklore Calendar provides a guide to ancient rites and customs throughout the year in the British Isles where there is a rich folkloric tradition. View more info

A Companion to Arthurian and Celtic Myths and Legend

By: Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing, 2004

Mike Dixon-Kennedy's book brings together two of the most fertile areas of myth and legend, The Companion to Arthurian & Celtic Myths & Legends is a unique reference tool which is based on wide research and contains some of the most colourful myths and legends in history. It sets out to clarify this fascinating field and to provide an authoritative guide to the people, places, events and traditions associated with Arthur and Ireland, Wales and the Celtic fringe. Clearly ... View more info

AYMERI OF NARBONNE (A French Epic Romance)

By: Newth, Michael A.H. Translation By

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Italic Press, 2005

Edition: First English Edition

The English translation of the French Romance, Aymeri of Narbonne, the story of the son of one of Charlemagne's paladins who accepts the emperor's challenge to reconquer the Languedocan city of Narbonne from the occupying Saracens. View more info

The Sea

By: Rappoport, Angelo

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Senate, 1995

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). 287pp View more info

Hindus and Buddhists Myths and Legends

By: Sister Nivedita and Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Senate, 1994

Taking from the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Puranas, the great mythological epics from Southern Asia, this volume brings to Western readers the adventures of Rama and Hanuman in their battle against the demon Ravana, the dramatic conflict between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, and the spiritual journey of the Buddha. 426pp. View more info