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  • Johnston, Norma.
    STRANGERS DARK AND GOLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    NY: Atheneum, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - A retelling of the story of Jason and the Argonauts, the search for the Golden Fleece and the tragedy that arose from the unequal love of Jason and Medea. While written for young adults, this is an intelligent and relevant retelling of a story that deals with essential human strengths and weaknesses and one that adults will find worthwhile. ISBN: 0-689-30451X.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (hint of fading to spine of dj, price clipped - a lovely tight copy of a book not often found in fine condition.)

    Book ID: 27807
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  • THE MENEHUNE OF POLYNESIA AND OTHER MYTHICAL LITTLE PEOPLE OF OCEANIA. Bulletin #203. by Luomala, Katharine.
    Luomala, Katharine.
    THE MENEHUNE OF POLYNESIA AND OTHER MYTHICAL LITTLE PEOPLE OF OCEANIA. Bulletin #203.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Honolulu, Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 1951. First edition - Excellent study on the 'night working dwarfs' of Hawaii and Polynesia, starting with Hawaii and including physical anthropology, demography, personality, housing and diet, social organization, myths and theories and then covering the manahune of the Society and Cook Archipelagoes; and the menehune of New Zealand and other characters in Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia. Bibliography, index. 95 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in tan wrappers (prev owner's name in pencil.)

    Book ID: 40018
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  • THE TAIN, THE GREAT CELTIC EPIC. by Mac Uistin, Liam.
    Mac Uistin, Liam.
    THE TAIN, THE GREAT CELTIC EPIC.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Dublin: The O'Brien Press, (1989) dj. Hardcover - An easily understood version, written for both children and adults, of the most famous Irish legend. Tells of the army of Queen Maeve, of her greed, and of the great battle between the warrior Cuchulainn and his friend, Ferdia. Illustrations by Donald Teskey. 93 pp. ISBN: 0-86278-204-X.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (toning to pages).

    Book ID: 78622
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  • THE WOLF AND THE RAVEN. by Paxson, Diana L.
    Paxson, Diana L.
    THE WOLF AND THE RAVEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William Morrow & Co, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first volume in the Wodan's Children trilogy. A retelling of the early adventures of Sigfrid and Brunhild, set in fifth century Europe. SIGNED on the title page by the author. Background and sources, glossary of names. Map endpapers. 320 pp. ISBN: 0-688-108210.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57037
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  • THE DRAGONS OF THE RHINE. by Paxson, Diana L.
    Paxson, Diana L.
    THE DRAGONS OF THE RHINE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William Morrow & Co, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second volume in the Wodan's Children trilogy. A retelling of the adventures of Sigfrid and Brunhild, set in fifth century Europe. SIGNED on the title page by the author. Background and sources, glossary of names. Map endpapers. 371 pp. ISBN: 0-688-108210.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73498
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  • STORIES OF EL DORADO by Wait, Frona Eunice.
    Wait, Frona Eunice.
    STORIES OF EL DORADO

    Edition: First edition.

    San Francisco: By the author, 1904. Hardcover first edition - A collection of Native American myths and legends from both North and South America, illustrated with many small drawings and some full page black and white reproductions of paintings and photographs. 270 pp plus a 1 p appendix listing works consulted.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated red cloth (front free endpaper missing, front hinge cracked, previous owner's name)

    Book ID: 79463
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