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THE SECOND SEX

By: Beauvoir, Simone de

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Vintage / Random House: [1989]

Seller ID: 04315

ISBN: 0679724516

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers


Newly translated (HM Parshley), Simone de Beauvoir's masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of woman; introduction by Deirdre Bair View more info

GOLDEN AGE OF MYTH AND LEGEND

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Senate / Studio Editions: 1994

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 02621

ISBN: 1-85958-016-5

Condition: About Near Fine in wraps; residue from sticker on rear wrap


Yet another edition of Bulfinch's _Golden Age_ View more info

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BULFINCH'S MYTHOLOGY: THE AGE OF FABLE, THE AGE OF CIVALRY, LEGENDS OF CHARLEMAGN

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1969

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 03618

Condition: Very Good in worn dust jacket; very slightly foxed, dust jacket has two inch closed tear and edgewear


A serviceable, unmarked edition of the famous anthologies of myth by the 19th century Bostonian View more info

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BULFINCH'S MYTHOLOGY: THE AGE OF FABLE---THE AGE OF CHIVALRY---LEGENDS OF CHARLEMAGNE

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Middlesex, Spring Books / Hamlyn: 1968

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 04443

Condition: Very Good in edgeworn dust jacket with a few closed tears; top of text block tinted a spotchy red.


Serviceable copy of this book View more info

THE AGE OF FABLE: STORIES OF GODS & HEROES

By: Bullfinch, Thomas

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1913

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 00277

Condition: VG/none, illustrated with b&w plates of classical art, faint ring on front cover, spine soiled, foxing of edges, sticker of bookshop on rep


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ACHILLES

By: Cook, Elizabeth

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Picador USA: 1992

Edition: First USA Edition

Seller ID: 02308

ISBN: 0312288840

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, slight smudge on front edge of text block


An impassioned retelling of the old story View more info

KING ARTHUR'S PLACE IN PREHISTORY: THE GREAT AGE OF STONEHENGE

By: Cummins, W.A.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Surrey, Bramley Books: 1992

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 01234

ISBN: 1858337690

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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REVOLTING RHYMES

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: $4.99

Publisher: England, Puffin Books: [1985]

Seller ID: 04115

ISBN: 0140504230

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; unmarked


The little pig began to pray, / But Wolfie blew his house away. / He shouted, Bacon, pork and ham! / Oh, what a lucky Wolf I am! / View more info

WARRIOR WOMEN: AN ARCHAEOLOGIST'S SEARCH FOR HISTORY'S HIDDEN HEROINES

By: Davis-Kimball, Jeannine with Behan, Mona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: [2002]

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02353

ISBN: 0446525464

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


A wonderful tour of the ancient legends and stories of powerful women; includes Amazons, Chinese, and Irish View more info

THE QUEST FOR KING ARTHUR

By: Day, David

Price: $13.25

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books Limited: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 01753

ISBN: 1854794043

Condition: Fine


Foreword by Terry Jones View more info

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THE EROTIC WORLD OF FAERY

By: Duffy, Maureen

Price: $3.99

Publisher: London, Cardinal / Sphere Books: [1989]

Seller ID: 04517

ISBN: 074740545X

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; edges a bit dirty; slight foxing; text clean and unmarked.


Includes books cited and consulted and an index in 401 pages. View more info

ARTHUR THE KING IN THE WEST

By: Dunning, R.W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Grange Books: [1988]

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 03263

ISBN: 1-85627-905-7

Condition: Near Fine in rubbed dust jacket; red star on bottom of text block


This quest for Arthur concentrates on the link between the Once and Future King and the ancient Abbey of Glastonbury View more info

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THE STORYTELLER'S GODDESS : TALES OF THE GODDESS AND HER WISDOM FROM AROUND THE WORLD

By: Edwards, Carolyn McVickar

Price: $3.99

Publisher: San Francisco, HarperSanFrancisco: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04494

ISBN: 0062502638

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; remainder mark on bottom edge; top edge with a few light stains.


Nice collection of goddess myths and stories from around the world; includes a book list at the end. View more info

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PRIESTESSES

By: Goodrich, Norma Lorre

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 03990

ISBN: 0531151131

Condition: About Very Good in dust jacket; top of text block is stained, small chip of dust jacket and spine at top of spine, jacket edgeworn with some chips and tears


Nicely priced and fascinating examination of the role of the priestess from the Hittite Empire (c. 1350BC) up through Julius Caesar. View more info

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ROBERT GRAVES READS

By: Graves, Robert

Price: $37.99

Publisher: US, HarperAudio: 1993

Seller ID: 03934

ISBN: 1559948345

Condition: Fine in shrinkwrap


An audio cassette of Graves reading some of his poems and a part of /The White Goddess/ View more info

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HOMER'S DAUGHTER

By: Graves, Robert

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Chicago, Academy Chicago Publishers: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 04574

ISBN: 0897330595

Condition: Good in wrappers; a bit beat up and dirty, but intact with the text unmarked.


Nausicaa, a Sicilian princess of the eighth century BC, looks back on the events of her life and tells how she came to write the epic poem known as The Odyssey. View more info

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THE ILIAD OF HOMER

By: Homer

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New Brunswick NJ, Modern Library: [c. 1950]

Seller ID: 04256

Condition: About Very Good in Fair dust jacket; corners and top and bottom of spine bumped and worn; penciled price on ffep; previous owner name and address on ffep verso; spine a bit loose; dj somewhat tattered with large chips and some penciled notes.


Translated by Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf and Ernest Meyers; Toledano No. 166.1; binding style 8; dj back style h5 View more info

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A CELTIC MISCELLANY: TRANSLATIONS FROM THE CELTIC LITERATURES

By: Jackson, Kenneth Hurlstone

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: [1971]

Edition: 16th Printing

Seller ID: 04127

ISBN: 0140442472

Condition: Better than Very Good in lightly worn wrappers; some foxing.


Welsh, Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Cornish, Breton and Manx tales selected, annotated and translated by Jackson View more info

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GRAIL CASTLE: MALE MYTHS AND MYSTERIES IN THE CELTIC TRADITION

By: Johnson, Ken & Elsbeth, Marguerite

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Paul MN, Llewellyn Publications: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02783

ISBN: 1-56718-369-7

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; some wear and soiling of edges


Part of the Llewellyn’s Men’s Spirituality Series; I love the simple line drawings by Nyease Merlin Somersett; talks of four archetypes for men: Warrior, Lover, Magician and King; very new-agey but compelling nonetheless View more info

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ESSAYS ON A SCIENCE OF MYTHOLOGY: THE MYTH OF THE DIVINE CHILD AND THE MYSTERIES OF ELEUSIS

By: Jung, Carl G. and Kerenyi, C.

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Princeton NJ, Princeton / Bollingen: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 04578

ISBN: 0691017565

Condition: Good in wrappers; the text is clean and unmarked buthe wrappers have suffered mightily with red splotches on the back and a washed-out and smeared front.


Includes references and an index; 200 pages. View more info

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THE GRAIL LEGEND

By: Jung, Emma

Price: $13.99

Publisher: Boston, Sigo Press: [1986]

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 03699

ISBN: 093843408X

Condition: Almost Near Fine in wrappers; a little foxed around the edges


The quintessential Jungian take on the Grail legend View more info

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THE REIGN OF THE PHALLUS: SEXUAL POLITICS IN ANCIENT ATHENS

By: Keuls, Eva C.

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1985

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 03989

ISBN: 0060911298

Condition: About Very Good in wrappers; exterior a bit worn and dirty


An always interesting subject, well researched; includes bibliography, index and 346 reproductions of Athenian vase paintings View more info

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THE NATURE OF GREEK MYTHS

By: Kirk, G. S.

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: [1986]

Seller ID: 04521

ISBN: 0140217835

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; a few neat pencil underlinings throughout.


Oft-reprinted; contains much of interest to the student. View more info

WOMEN IN MYTH

By: Knapp, Bettina L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, State University of New York: [1997]

Edition: First Editon

Seller ID: 02389

ISBN: 0791431649

Condition: Very Good in wrappers, edgeworn with slight curl to front wrap, pen mark on half-title page


A hermeneutical interpretation of various myths including Isis, Deborah, Iphigenia, Salome and others View more info

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ANCIENT LAND: SACRED WHALE : THE INUIT HUNT AND ITS RITUALS

By: Lowenstein, Tom

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, North Point Press / Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 04554

ISBN: 0865474885

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; remainder mark on bottom edge.


Told from the point of view of the Tikigaq people of Point Hope, Alaska, this is a work of anthropology and poetry illuminating the annual cycle of the whale hunt. View more info

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WOMAN, EARTH AND SPIRIT: FEMININE IN SYMBOL AND MYTH

By: Luke, Helen M.

Price: $16.99

Publisher: New York, Crossroad Publishing Co ,U.S.: [1981]

Seller ID: 04010

ISBN: 0824500180


Thought provoking work on reconnecting with the feminine. View more info

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QUESTIONS AND SWORDS: FOLKTALES OF THE ZAPATISTA REVOLUTION

By: Marcos, Subcomandante

Price: $35.00

Publisher: El Paso TX, Cinco Puntos Press: [2001]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02724

ISBN: 0-938317-53-9

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; corners bent


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. View more info

BRITISH AND IRISH MYTHOLOGY

By: Matthews, John and Caitlin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Diamond Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 01026

ISBN: 0261666517

Condition: VG+, wrinkle on spine


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SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT AND THE IDEA OF RIGHTEOUSNESS

By: Morgan, Gerald

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Blackrock, County Dublin, Irish Academic Press: [1991]

Seller ID: 04030

ISBN: 0716524708

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


The central thesis is about the idea itself set out in terms of Scholastic Aristotelianism as expounded by Aquinas; ‘nuff said. View more info

THE DOUBLE GODDESS: WOMEN SHARING POWER

By: Noble, Vicki

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Rochester VT, Bear & Company: [2003]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02533

ISBN: 1591430119

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; top corner of rear wrap bent


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. View more info