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Aboriginal Stories of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A. W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334178

ISBN: 1876334177

Condition: New


Aboriginal Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got its tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang about us. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of Ne... View more info

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Aboriginal Tales of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A.W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334185

ISBN: 1876334185

Condition: New


A collection of 20 stories of fable and folklore that have been told by Aboriginal tribes all over Australia for thousands of years. There are stories such as Why Emus Cannot Fly and The Frog Who Caused a Flood. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of M... View more info

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Irish Fairy and Folk Tales: Leatherbound Pocket Edition *** Temporarily Out of Stock ***

By: Barnes and Noble

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2015

Seller ID: 001905

ISBN: 1435155939

Condition: New


The small size means it will fit in a pocket or bag. This special pocket edition of features an elegant bonded-leather binding, distinctive gilt edging, and decorative endpapers. It's the perfect gift for anyone interested in Irish folklore. View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1997

Seller ID: 002468

ISBN: 1853268984

Condition: New


Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve to be better known, and which will appeal not only to all who are interested in the history of folklore, but also to all those... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 2009

Seller ID: 002469

ISBN: 1840221747

Condition: New


Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve to be better known, and which will appeal not only to all who are interested in the history of folklore, but also to all those... View more info

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The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow #7 Osprey Dark

By: Mark Latham

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002008

ISBN: 1472807979

Condition: New


The legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of the great tales of American folklore, supposedly stemming from Washington Irving's famous short story. But what if there was more to the ghostly fable than meets the eye? What if Irving's account was based on fact? And what if the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow was not unique, but merely one of a strange line of malevolent spirits sighted across the world, bringing misfortune to all that witness them? Within this book you will find long-forgotten lore about the headless spirits that have plagued mankind for centuries, and perhaps even now seek ingress ... View more info

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The Wars of Atlantis #6 Dark

By: Phil Masters

Price: $27.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001958

ISBN: 1472809327

Condition: New


On the very edge of recorded history, the fabled island of Atlantis formed the centre of a vast and powerful empire. From there, the divinely-descended lords of the western ocean made war on the rest of the world, until a brave resistance drove them back, and the gods punished them for their hubris. In that last cataclysmic struggle between gods and mortals, the whole island continent sank beneath the sea. For the first time, this book reconstructs the fact and fiction of that lost age of gods and heroes, including the political organization of the Atlantean Empire, the equipment and tactics o... View more info