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Norman, W H (Ben) Legends and Folklore of Watchet
W H Ben Norman Watchet 2000 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Reprint. A fine collection of anecdotes from this small Somerset seaport, illustrated with old photographs and drawings. Name to ffep, o/w VG. 56pp (Book ref. BYB9091) £5.29
Worsley, Harry Loch Lomond - the loch, the lairds and the legends
Lindsay Publications Glasgow 2007 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Reprint. Tales of Loch Lomond, illustrated with b/w photographs. VG, no inscriptions. 62pp (Book ref. BYB9088) £5.29
Swire, Otta F Skye - the Island and its Legends
Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press London 1952 HB. Hardcover. Good. Light blue cloth a little worn and marked, inscription to ffep, age-mottling to edge of page block, o/w clean, tight and sound in edge-worn, slightly chipped, mended DJ, not price-clipped. 244pp (Book ref. BYB8930) £7.94
Rulend, Wilhelm The Finest Legends of the Rhine
Hoursch & Bechsedt Koln-Ehrenfeld 1st HB. Hardcover. Very Good. An undated collection of stories set on the Rhine, in a rather clunky translation, but a pretty little book. VG in worn and marked but generally good DJ 125pp (Book ref. BYB895) £6.17
Oakden, David The Wheaton Book of Myths and Legends
Pergamon Exeter 1979 HB. Hardcover. Good. From the three collections: Classical and Northern Stories, Stories from the East and Stories from the West. With full-page colour illustrations by Peter Stevenson. Ex-lib, laminated illustrative cover a little worn, missing ffep, stamps to half title and title pages, o/w good, clean, tight and sound, no DJ. 119pp (Book ref. BYB8150) £5.29
Lewis, H A Christ in Cornwall? Legends of St Just-in-Roseland and other parts
J H Lake Falmouth PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Undated. Tracing tales of the visit of Jesus and Joseph of Arimathea to Cornwall. Stapled booklet in cream-coloured wraps, some creases, internally VG. 20pp (Book ref. BYB7967) £7.94
Picard, Barbara Leonie Hero Tales from the British Isles
Edmund Ward London 1st 1963 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. From Arthur to Cuchulain, Finn MacCool to Taliesin, and other less well known legendary heroes. Slight wear to cover, much age-mottling throughout, o/w VG in DJ that is edge-worn and slightly marked but generally sound, not price-clipped. 159pp (Book ref. BYB7639) £15.00
Jameson, Mrs Legends of the Monastic Orders as represented in the fine arts
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans London 2nd 1852 HB. Hardcover. Good. The second series of sacred and legendary art. Cover a little worn and marked, splits to spine, and wear head and tail, hinges weakening, some age spots to prelims, o/w sound and good 462pp (Book ref. BYB7057) £7.06
Bell, Enid Legends of the Coochin Valley
Bunyip Press Brisbane HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Undated. Unpaginated. Aboriginal tales. Illustrated by Marjorie de Winter. Eps browned, DJ a little grubby and worn, generally VG (Book ref. BYB5038) £11.47
Wilson, Barbara Ker Tales Told to Kabbarli - Aboriginal Legends collected by Daisy Bates
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1st 1972 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Dreamtime tales collected from 1899 - 1945 by this extraordinary folklorist. Illustrated by Harold Thomas. VG in VG DJ 101pp (Book ref. BYB5035) £7.06
Gibbs, Ray Somerset Places and Legends
Llanerch Publishers Felinfach 1991 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. A sequel to the author's 'The Legendary XII Hides of Glastonbury'. VG 131pp (Book ref. BYB4289) £5.29
Jones, Sally Legends of Cornwall
Bossiney Books St Teath 1980 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. 'The Land of Legend' VG 100pp (Book ref. BYB4288) £5.29
Woods, Frederick Further Legends and Traditions of Cheshire
Shiva Publishing Nantwich 1st 1983 HB. Hardcover. Good. Signed by the author. Good but noticeable creasing to spine, in scrumpled and chipped DJ 81pp (Book ref. BYB4285) £8.82
Bemister, Margaret Thirty Indian Legends of Canada
Douglas& McIntyre Vancouver 1973 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Gathered from original sources and first published in 1912 VG 153pp (Book ref. BYB4241) £6.17
Borland, Hans When the Legends Die
Penguin London 1965 PB. Soft cover. Good. A moving story highlighting the gulf between old ways and new for the Ute. The story of an Indian boy who becomes a rodeo rider. Good - reading crease, marked on cover, but internally VG. 238pp (Book ref. BYB1184) £5.29
Hendry,Ian D. and Stephen, Graham Scotscape - Lore, Legends and Customs of Scotland.
Oliver and Boyd Edinburgh 1978 HB. Hardcover. reading copy. Folk-songs and stories. Reading copy - ex lib, usual markings, FFEP removed, faint watermarking on the top of the pages, but text clean and clear. 106pp (Book ref. BYB1069) £5.29