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QUESTIONS AND SWORDS: FOLKTALES OF THE ZAPATISTA REVOLUTION, Marcos, Subcomandante
21 Marcos, Subcomandante QUESTIONS AND SWORDS: FOLKTALES OF THE ZAPATISTA REVOLUTION
El Paso TX Cinco Puntos Press [2001] 0-938317-53-9 / 9780938317531 First Edition Paperback Near Fine in wrappers; corners bent 8.0 x 10.0 x 0.4 inches 
The sequel to The Story of Colors this book includes more folktales told by Old Antonio; illustrated by Domitila Dominguez and Antonio Ramirez; essays on the Zapatistas by Simon Ortiz and Elena Poniatowska; `We are the timid knock at the door of tomorrow'; includes The Story of Questions in which Zapata's history is explained and The Story of the Sword, the Tree, the Stone & the Water. 
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THE ARTHURIAN BOOK OF DAYS: THE GREATEST LEGEND IN THE WORLD RETOLD THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, Matthews, Caitlin and John
22 Matthews, Caitlin and John THE ARTHURIAN BOOK OF DAYS: THE GREATEST LEGEND IN THE WORLD RETOLD THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
New York MacMillan Publishing Company 1990 0-02-606675-0 / 9780026066754 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine in dust jacket 9.8 x 8.5 x 0.8 inches 
A new Arthurian moment for every day of the year 
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23 Matthews, John and Caitlin BRITISH AND IRISH MYTHOLOGY
London Diamond Books 1995 0261666517 / 9780261666511 Reprint Paperback VG+, wrinkle on spine 12mo 

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24 Meras, Phyllis CASTLES, KEEPS, AND LEPRECHAUNS: A COLLECTION OF TALES, MYTHS, AND LEGENDS OF HISTORICAL SITES IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
New York Congdon & Weed [1988] 0-86553-186-2 / 9780865531864 Edition Not Stated Hardcover Fine in dust jacket octavo 
A traveler’s companion; hundreds of sites are included 
Price: 10.00 USD
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SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT AND THE IDEA OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, Morgan, Gerald
25 Morgan, Gerald SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT AND THE IDEA OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
Blackrock, County Dublin Irish Academic Press [1991] 0716524708 / 9780716524700 Hardcover Fine in dust jacket 0.8 x 6.8 x 9.8 inches 
The central thesis is about the idea itself set out in terms of Scholastic Aristotelianism as expounded by Acquinas; ‘nuff said. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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26 Noble, Vicki THE DOUBLE GODDESS: WOMEN SHARING POWER
Rochester VT Bear & Company [2003] 1591430119 / 9781591430117 First Edition Paperback Near Fine in wrappers; top corner of rear wrap bent 8.9 x 6.3 x 0.8 inches 
Very interesting work on the inherent duality of women: menstruation, ovulation; the relationship with the moon; and a history of women's power relationships. Includes an informative time line and a very good bibliography. 
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ARTHURIAN ROMANCE: SEVEN ESSAYS, Owen, D. D. R.; Editor
27 Owen, D. D. R.; Editor ARTHURIAN ROMANCE: SEVEN ESSAYS
New York Barnes & Noble Books 1972 0389040169 / 9780389040163 Hardcover Very Good in dust jacket; jacket chipped with a few closed tears; chapter IV (16 pages) has some markings 6.25 x 10.75 x .5 inches 
Reprinted from Forum for Modern Language Studies, Volume VI No. 1; nice little collection of academic musings on Arthurian themes. 
Price: 8.99 USD
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28 Sanfield, Steve THE FEATHER MERCHANTS & OTHER TALES OF THE FOOLS OF CHELM
New York Orchard Books 1991 0531059588 / 9780531059586 First Edition Hardcover F/NF, price-clipped dust jacket has sticker residue at bottom of front cover and around bottom of spine octavo 
Illustrated by Mikhail Magaril 
Price: 11.00 USD
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DO'S AND DON'TS OF YESTERYEAR: A TREASURY OF EARLY AMERICAN FOLK WISDOM, Sloane, Eric
29 Sloane, Eric DO'S AND DON'TS OF YESTERYEAR: A TREASURY OF EARLY AMERICAN FOLK WISDOM
Mineola NY Dover Publications [2014] 0486455947 / 9780486455945 Hardcover 5.8 x 0.7 x 7.2 inches 
Unabridged reproduction of two works: Sloan’s /Dos/ and his /Don’ts./ 
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A GIFT FROM ZEUS: SIXTEEN FAVORITE MYTHS, Steig, Jeanne with pictures by Steig, William
30 Steig, Jeanne with pictures by Steig, William A GIFT FROM ZEUS: SIXTEEN FAVORITE MYTHS
New York Joanna Cotler / HarperCollins [2001] 0-06-028405-6 / 9780060284053 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in dust jacket; remainder mark on bottom edge 7.8 x 8.0 x 0.9 inches 
16 Greek myths, retold and illustrated by the Steigs 
Price: 13.00 USD
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31 Stewart, R.J. CELTIC MYTHS, CELTIC LEGENDS
London Blandford 1997 0713726210 / 9780713726213 Reprint Paperback Fine in dustjacket 4to 
Color illustrations by Courtney Davis 
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32 Stobie, Denise EXPLORING KING ARTHUR'S BRITAIN
London Collins & Brown 1999 1855856956 / 9781855856950 First Edition Hardcover Fine in dustjacket quarto 
Over 100 color photographs with commentary of various sites connected to King Arthur 
Price: 30.00 USD
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THE OLYMPIANS: ANCIENT DEITIES AS ARCHETYPES, Stroud, Joanne H.; editor
33 Stroud, Joanne H.; editor THE OLYMPIANS: ANCIENT DEITIES AS ARCHETYPES
New York Continuum 1996 0826408982 / 9780826408983 Paperback Very Good in wrappers; red star on bottom edge; edgeworn 0.5 x 6 x 9 inches 
Twelve academics each tackle one of the usual twelve Greek gods with varying success 
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34 Subcomandante Marcos, illustrated by Domi (Domitila Dominguez). translated by Anne Bar Din THE STORY OF COLORS / LA HISTORIA DE LOS COLORES
El Paso TX Cinco Puntes Press 1999 0938317458 / 9780938317456 First U.S. Edition (originally published in Mexico in 1996 by Ediciones Colectivo Callejero, Guadalajara) Hardcover Fine in dustjacket small 4to 
Copyright page includes National Endowment for the Arts logo; erratum laid in saying NEA `has withdrawn previously committed funding' 
Price: 100.00 USD
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FARMER GILES OF HAM, Tolkien, J.R.R.
35 Tolkien, J.R.R. FARMER GILES OF HAM
London Allen & Unwin 1949 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket; jacket chipped at edges with some light staining; one inch closed tear at top of front panel, binding cocked; second color plate nearly detached 5.5 x 8.25 x .75 inches 
Tolkien's second book; embellished by Pauline Diana Baynes; from the library of the poet William Dickey, signed by him on the front free endpaper 
Price: 599.00 USD
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MIRAGE, Vallajo, Boris
36 Vallajo, Boris MIRAGE
New York Ballantine Books [1982] Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in dust jacket; bookplate on front pastedown; dust jacket is stained with some wear to top edge dj 12.5 x 9.25 x .5 inches 

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37 Weigle, Marta SPIDERS & SPINSTERS: WOMEN AND MYTHOLOGY
Albuquerque NM University of New Mexico Press 1994 0826306646 Fifth Paperback Printing Paperback Fine square octavo 

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