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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Vol 1 by Powys Mathers

2016-07-09

Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1956, tenth impression: hardback in dust jacket with protective plastic covering. 871 pages. Contents : This first of the four volumes of the Book of The Thousand Nights and One Night - the literal and complete translation of Doctor J C Madras rendered into English by Powys Mathers contains- The tale of King Shahryar and of his brother, King Shahzaman: The tale of the merchant and the Ifrat: The Fisherman and the Jinni: The tale of the porter and the young girls: The tale of the woman cut in three pieces, the three apples and the negro, Raihan: The Tale of Wazir Nur Al- Din, his brother the Wazir Shams Al-Din, and Hasan Badr Al-Din: The tale of the hunchback with the tailor, the Christain Broker, the Steward and the Jewish Doctor; what followed after; and the tale which each of them old: The tale of the barber of bagdad and the tales of his six brothers: The tale of Sweet-Friend and Ali Nur: The tale of Ghanim Ibn Ayyub and his sister Fitnah: The tale of King Umar Al- Numan and his two remarkable sons, Sharkan and Du Almakan: The delightful tale of the beasts and birds. : The tale of Ali Ibn Bakr and the fair Shams Al- Nahar. Condition: ownership inscription: some small marking to end papers caused by seals on the plastic covering : overall clean, good, firm and collectable . PLEASE NOTE THIS VOLUME IS OFFERED FOR SALE ONLY AS PART OF THE SET OF FOUR VOLUMES IN ALL.



The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Vol 2 by Powys Mathers

2016-07-09

Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1956, tenth impression: hardback in dust jacket: plus protective plastic covering. 825 pages: synopsis: This second of the four volumes of the Book of The Thousand Nights and One Night - the literal and complete translation of Doctor J C Madras rendered into English by Powys Mathers contains- The tale of Kamar Al Zaman and the Princess Badur, moon of moons: The tale of Happy Handsome and Happy - Fair : The tale of Ala Al-Din Abu Shamat: The tale of Sympathy the Learned: An Adventure of the Poet, Abu Nuwas: The Tail of Sinbad the Sailor: The tale of Zumerrub the Beautiful and of Ali Shar, Son of Glory: The tale of the six different coloured girls: The extraordinary tale of the City of Brass: The tale of Ibn Al Mansur and the two girls: The tale of Wardan the Butcher and the Wazir's daughter: The tale of Lamyika, Queen of the Serpents: The flowering terrace of Wit and Garden of Gallantry: The tale of Rose in the Bud and World's Delight: The magic tale of the ebony horse:The tale of the shifts of Delilah the Wily and her daughter, Zainab- the - Cheat, with Amhad the Moth, Hasan the Pest, and Ali Quicksilver: The tale of Judar the Fisherman or the Enchanted Bag. . Condition: ownership inscription: some small marking to end papers caused by seals on the plastic covering : overall clean, good, firm amd collectable . PLEASE NOTE THIS VOLUME IS OFFERED FOR SALE ONLY AS PART OF THE SET OF FOUR VOLUMES IN ALL.



The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Vol 3 by Powys Mathers

2016-07-09

Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1956, tenth impression: hardback in dust jacket: plus protective plastic covering. 795 pages: synopsis: This third of the four volumes of the Book of The Thousand Nights and One Night - the literal and complete translation of Doctor J C Madras rendered into English by Powys Mathers contains- The tale of Abu Kir and Abu Sir: Moral Anecdotes from the Perfumed Garden: The tale of Land Abdallah and Sea Abdallah: The tale of the Yellow Youth: The tale of Pomegranate Flower and Badr Basim: Ishak's Winter Evening: The Fallah of Egypt and his White Children: The tale of Khalifah the Fisherman: The Adventures of Hasamn of Basrah: The Diwan of Jovial and Indecent Folk: The tale of Young Nur and the Warior Girl: Recitals of Generosity and Conduct: The strange tail of the mirror of Virgins: The tale of Ala Al- Din and the wonderful lamp: The Parable of True Learning: Farizad of The Rose's Smile: The tale od Kamir and the Expert, Halimah: The tale of the leg of mutton: The Keys of Destiny: The Diwan of Easy Jests and Laughing Wisdom : The tale of Princess Nur Al- Nihar and the lovely Jinniyah. . Condition: ownership inscription: some small marking to end papers caused by seals on the plastic covering : overall clean, good, firm amd collectable . PLEASE NOTE THIS VOLUME IS OFFERED FOR SALE ONLY AS PART OF THE SET OF FOUR VOLUMES IN ALL.



The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Vol 4 by Powys Mathers

2016-07-09

Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1956, tenth impression: hardback in dust jacket: plus protective plastic covering. 746 pages: synopsis: This fourth of the four volumes of The Book of The Thousand Nights and One Night - the literal and complete translation of Doctor J C Madras rendered into English by Powys Mathers contains- The tale of Pearl Harvest: The tale of the two lives of Sultan Mahmud: The tale of the Unending Treasure: The adventures of the Royal Bastard: Wisdom below the severed heads: The Perfidy of Wives: The tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves: The Meetings of Alrashid on the Bridge of Baghdad: The tale of Princess Zulaikah: Sweet tales of careless youth: The tale of the magic book: The splendid tale of Prince Diamond: Some jests and suggestions of the Master of Shifts and Laughter: The tale of the Girl Heart's Miracle, Lieutenant of the Birds: The tale of Al- Malik Baibars and his Captains of Police; The tale of the Sea Rose of the Girl of China: The tale of the honey cake and the Cobler's Calamitous Wife: Windows on the Garden of History: The end of Jafir and the Barmakids: The tender tale of Prince Jasmine and Princess Almond: Conclusion. . Condition: ownership inscription: some small marking to end papers caused by seals on the plastic covering : overall clean, good, firm amd collectable . PLEASE NOTE THIS VOLUME IS OFFERED FOR SALE ONLY AS PART OF THE SET OF FOUR VOLUMES IN ALL.



Lancelot and Guinevere by Malory . /Vinaver

2012-02-24

The Folio Society 1953: silver boards. 207 pages including index: drawings by Lettice Sandford. Synopsis: The Romance of Lancelot and Guinevere taken from Sir Thomas Malory's Mort D'Arthur, with Professor Vinaver's established text and modernized spelling and punctuation . Condition: cover slightly marked; overall very clean and collectable



Wilson's Lays Tales and Folk Lore of the Mines by Arthur Wilson (Dalry)

2011-07-12

Pattersons Printing Press Limited 65 Murray Street, Perth: undated reprint of the 1916 first edition: Red soft cover: light green dust jacket: approximately 5 x 8 inches tall: 223 pages plus glossary: 11th black and white illustrations. Synopsis: A collection of poetry, prose extracts and illustration described on the title page as ' being an amended and extended narrative and resume of humourous and pathetic deeds of heroism, etc, in the folk- lore and annals of mining at home and abroad. 'The following titles are included in the 68 entries -- The One -Shaft Tragedy. Relief of Varischetti. The Pit Mouse. Blantyre. The Miners Prayer. Eureka Stockade. Hughie Allan, Trapper. The Lost Amber Miners. Pentefram's Miner. Creswick's Calamity. Flooded Mossend. Pit Pony. Animal Endurance (series). Long-Suffering Briefly Told (series). Wee Trapper Weans. Into Alia Of Mining. Acts of Parliament. Condition: dust jacket discoloured, worn and repaired: cover stained: sporadic foxing to preliminary pages: contents clean: binding firm.



Myths and Legends 6 volumes by various

2010-02-02

Myths and Legends, set of six paperback volumes published by Senate, an imprint of Studio Editions Limited: each approximately 5.25 x 8.5 inches tall with black and white full-page illustration, entitled as follows: -- Crete and pre-Hellenic by Donald Mackenzie (published in 1995 with 361 pages including index.) Greece and Rome bu H A Guerber (reprinted edition 1995, with 395 pages including index.) Hindus and Buddhists by Sister Nivedita and Ananda Coomaraswamy (published in 1994 with 425 pages including index) India by Donald Mackenzie (published in 1994 with 463 pages including index) Mexico and Peru by Lewis Spence (published in 1994 with 367 pages including index). Spain by Lewis Spence (published in 1994 with 405 pages including index). Condition page edging tanned : small stain to lower egge of volume entitled India: overall very clean and good. PLEASE NOTE A SMALL SHIPPING SURCHAGE WILL APPLY



Myths and Legends of India by William Radice

2009-12-06

The Folio Society : 2001: blue and gilt decorative cover with leather spine and gilt lettering. 783 pages including glossary: dark blue end papers; 15 coloured plates. Synopsis. A collection of 132 myths, legends and folk tales including the Mahabharata. Condition: No slip case : very clean and good overall/ almost as new.



The High History of The Holy Graal by Translated by Sebastian evans

2009-03-04

J M Dent 1936, Everyman's Library no. 445: turquoise hard back with gilt lettering to spine ; orange dust jacket: 04.25andquot; x 7andquot; tall. 379 pages plus fold-out map. Translated from the first volume of Perceval le Gallois ou le conte de Graal, edited by M. Ch Potvin for andquot;La Society des Bibliophiles Belges andquot; in 1866 from a MS in the Library of the Dukes of Burgundy at Brussels Condition: Dust cover aged with damage and repairs to edges: overall clean and good



The heroes or Greek fairytales for my children by Charles Kingsley, illustrations by the author

2009-01-28

Macmillan and Company 1891: red leather hardcover decorated with gilt lines to covers : gilt decoration and lettering to spine : raised bands to spine also gilt decorated : 218 gilt-edged pages, : blue, red, and ochre marbled endpapers. Condition: gift inscription to Edward Raylton Joicey from his grandmother, Ellen, in 1892: area of slight shelf darkening to back cover: cover and contents very clean, bright , firm and good



The children's Norse tales by G. W. Cox

2009-01-21

George Harrap, number 16 in the Children's Bookshelf series: 1938 first edition, soft cover: approximately 5 x 7.25 inches tall: 64 pages: illustrated by Honor C Appleton with inset black and white line drawings: coloured frontispiece 'The ride of the Valkyrs ' by Hermann Hendrich. Synopsis: A collection of eighteen Norse legends including: -- The home of the gods. The well of wisdom. Sif's golden hair. The apples of youth. Freya's necklace. The binding of the Wolf. Thor and the frost giants, 1. Thor and the frost giants, 2. Thor's fishing. Thor's hammer. Balder the Sun God. Loki's punishment. The treasure of gold. The forging of the sword. The slaying of the Dragon Fafnir. Brunhilde's awakening. The wooing of Brunhilde. The death of Sigurd. Condition: back cover slightly creased: very clean and good overall



The holy blood and the holy Grail by Michael Baigent Richard Leigh Henry Lincoln

2008-12-09

Jonathan Cape 1982: first edition hardcover in dust jacket: 445 pages: black and white photographic illustrations and maps.Synopsis: A controversial theory resulting from 10 years of research into the enigma of a 19th-century French priest, living in a mountain village at the foot of the Pyrenees, who discovered something which enabled him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds Condition: very clean and good overall.



The long ships: A saga of the Vikings age by Frans Gunnar Bengtsson

2007-02-28

Edito service/ William Collins 1974 : decorative leatherette cover with gilt tracery to front silver to spine: 502 pages: reproduced original illustrations by Hugh Marshall : almost as new : immediate availability



Ghosts, witchcraft and the other world (Iceland Review Library) by No Author

2005-10-18

Comments: pristine - as new- immediate availability-Iceland Review 1978 paperback. Format: Unknown Binding. Pages: 91.