Our Books - Myth,-Fable-&-Folklore

Indian Myths & Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America. A translation of Franz Boas’ 1895 edition of 'Indianische Sagen von der Nord-Pacifischen Kuste Amerikas'
Boas, Franz (1858-1942)

Translated by Dietrich Bertz; Edited by Randy Bouchard and Dorothy Kennedy; Foreword by Professor Clause Levi-Strauss. Talonbooks, Vancouver, Second printing, 2003, of the First Edition thus. 702 pp.;... [read more] | $90.00

The Hero with a Thousand Faces
Campbell, Joseph

Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1973 (1949). Pp.[xxiii] [2] 3-416, illustrated. Royal Octavo trade paperback. Clean internally in sound binding, but creasing and wear to the card covers. VG-... [read more] | $10.00

The Mythic Image
Campbell, Joseph

Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1982 (1974). Quarto; Very Good trade paperback. [xii] [1] 552 pp.; illustrated throughout with a list of Sources; Notes; Index. Part of the prestigious Bollingen... [read more] | $20.00

Tales of a Balinese Grandfather. Kakek Bali berceritera.
Clynes, Adrian; Wayan Sukarini s; Ketut Marra

Bali and Australia: Mata Graphic Design and The Wintergarden Press, 1985. First Edition. Royal Octavo. Stapled Pictorial Card Covers. Fine 68 pp.; b&w line drawings on glossy paper. A dual language... [read more] | $55.00

The Girl Who Sat by the Ashes
Colum, Padraic

The Macmillan Company, New York, 1919. The true first edition of this collection of fairy tales centred around a goat herder, featuring a colour frontispiece, vignettes and illustrated chapter title pages... [read more] | $40.00

The Fighting Horse of the Stanislaus: Stories and Essays by Dan De Quille.
De Quille, Dan [Lawrence I. Berkove, Ed.]

Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1990. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Fine. [xxiv], 257 pp.; port.; A contemporary and friend of Mark Twain, De Quille wrote both humorously and seriously about... [read more] | $10.00

A Golden Souvenir of The Ramakien and Thai Classical Dance
Homshaw, Peter

Bangkok: Asia Books Co. Ltd., 2003. quarto. Pictorial Card Covers. Fine 79 pp.; colour photographs of Thai art, masks, and dance throughout. Photography by Luca Tettoni. "The Ramakien, strictly speaking,... [read more] | $30.00

Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians. With an Appendix of Apache and Navaho Comparative References by David French
Opler, Morris Edward

American Folk-Lore Society, 1942. Octavo. Cloth. Very Good + Volume XXXVII of the Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society. "We are dealing here with a living literature, dramatic and satisfying... [read more] | $55.00

The Last Flower: A Parable in Pictures
Thurber, James

New York: Harper & Brothers, Facsimile Edition. Oblong quarto; Pictorial Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. This facsimile reprint edition (circa 1961) looks confusingly like the first edition from 1939 -... [read more] | $30.00

Oedipus and Akhnaton: Myth and History
Velikovsky, Immanuel

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., 1960. Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. 208 pp., Illustrated (b&w photographs); black cloth with gilt spine titles and Egyptian serpent device on front... [read more] | $20.00