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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

Seller ID: 008925


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

Highland Perthshire

By: Fraser, Duncan

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Montrose, Standard Press: 1976

Seller ID: 009712


Classic book about Perthshire, its history, traditions, the clans, fairies, healing springs and more. Many bw photos. It is just as well that Duncan Fraser has given his Highland Perthshire a good index, for he has collected a vast and varied amount of information. History and pre-history, folklore and legend, archaeology and architecture, contents > Through the gateway; Forts of Fionn's warriors; The Campbells of Meggernie Castle; Death to Clan Gregor; The magic stone ... View more info

The Mythic Journey: The Meaning of Myth as a Guide for Life: The Meaning of Myth as a Guide to Life

By: Greene, Liz & Sharman-Burke, Juliet

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Seller ID: 009737


The covers are clean and bright with no inscriptions. French flaps enclose an exploration of the psychological themes of many mythical traditions, and their meaning as a guide for life. Beautifully illustrated and brought to life through colour artwork from Rubens, Renoir, Blake and many others. 288 pp.-approx 800g packed for post View more info

A History of Cyprus Volume 1

By: Hill, Sir George

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008500


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

SHANTIES FROM THE SEVEN SEAS

By: Hugill Stan

Price: $115.00

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

Seller ID: 008262


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

PERSUASIONS OF THE WITCH'S CRAFT

By: Luhrmann Tanya

Price: $58.00

Publisher: UK, Basil Blackwell Ltd.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007565


"Ritual Magic and Witchcraft in Present-dah England" Includes chapters "Speaking with a different rhythm", Listening to the Goddess", "Summoning the Powers" and "Justifying to the sceptics". Also a number of b/w photographs. Book in very good condition, name plate in front, tight binding, very good dust jacket. View more info

A Companion to Arthurian and Celtic Myths and Legend

By: Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 010249


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