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  • Women Who Run with Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
    Women Who Run with Wolves (English, Paperback) Clarissa Pinkola Estes

    A Jungian analyst explores the feminine psyche through stories of "wild women"--the mythological archetype of the strong, primitive woman

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  • The Mammoth Book of Celtic Myths and Legends by Peter Ellis
    The Mammoth Book of Celtic Myths and Legends (English, Paperback) Peter Ellis

    From all six Celtic cultures - Irish, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, Manx and Breton - Ellis has included popular myths and legends, as well as bringing to light exciting tales which have been lying in manuscript form, translated and unknown to the modern general reader.

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  • A Branch from the Lightning Tree by Martin Shaw
    A Branch from the Lightning Tree (English, Paperback) Martin Shaw

    A brilliant exploration of the relationship between myth, culture, and the wild-both in landscape and language. Dr. Shaw's rich storytelling gifts are displayed as he presents seven texts and commentaries as diverse as Irish, Siberian, and Romanian Gypsy.

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  • My Granny went to Market by Stella Blackstone
    My Granny went to Market (English, Paperback) Stella Blackstone, Christopher Corr

    A child's grandmother travels around the world, buying things in quantities that illustrate counting from one to ten.

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  • Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland by Lisa Schneidau
    Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland (English, Paperback) Lisa Schneidau

    A new collection of botanical British folk tales about plants and wild flowers, journeying through the seasons of the year

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  • The Lore of Scotland by Sophia Kingshill
    The Lore of Scotland (English, Paperback) Sophia Kingshill, Jennifer Beatrice Westwood

    Scotland's rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs, and in The Lore of Scotland Jennifer Westwood and Sophia Kingshill bring together many of the finest and most intriguing: stories of heroes and bloody feuds, tales of giants, fairies, and witches, and accounts of local customs and traditions.

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  • Workers' Tales by Michael Rosen
    Workers' Tales (English, Paperback) Michael Rosen

    In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, unique tales inspired by traditional literary forms appeared frequently in socialist-leaning British periodicals. Acclaimed critic and author Rosen collects more than 40 of the best and most enduring examples of these stories in one beautiful volume.

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  • Irish Gothic Fairy Stories by Steve Lally
    Irish Gothic Fairy Stories (English, Hardback) Steve Lally, Paula Flynn Lally

    Only fairy tale book to feature all 32 counties of Ireland

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  • The Origins and History of Consciousness by Erich Neumann
    The Origins and History of Consciousness (English, Paperback) Erich Neumann

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most creative students and a renowned practitioner of analytical psychology in his own right. In this influential book, Neumann shows how the stages begin...

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  • Magical Folk by Simon Young
    Magical Folk (English, Hardback) Simon Young, Ceri Houlbrook

    Fairies are inextricably part of the British and Irish Isles and sightings go back at least as far as the time of Shakespeare. Digitisation of local historical records has suddenly opened up a treasure trove of new sightings and information, which is gathered for the first time in this book

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  • Night Life of Trees,The - Handmade by Bhajju Shyam
    Night Life of Trees,The - Handmade (English, Hardback) Bhajju Shyam, Durga Bai

    An exquisite hand-bound and screen-printed book of paintings by three of the finest artists of the Gond tribal art tradition. Limited edition of 1000 copies.

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  • Star Stories by Anita Ganeri
    Star Stories (English, Hardback) Anita Ganeri, Star Stories Andy Wilx

    For thousands of years people have looked up to the night sky and told stories about the stars. These epic tales tell of vengeful gods and goddesses, of monsters and heroes. Others try to make sense of the natural world, or unravel the mysterious forces of the universe. ...

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  • The Stations of the Sun by Ronald Hutton
    The Stations of the Sun (English, Paperback) Ronald Hutton

    From May Day revels and Midsummer fires, to Harvest Home, and Hallowe'en, to the twelve days of Christmas, Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the ritual year in Britain. This comprehensive and engaging study covers the whole sweep of history from the earliest written records to the present day.

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  • A Treasury of British Folklore by Dee Dee Chainey
    A Treasury of British Folklore (English, Hardback) Dee Dee Chainey

    An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present.

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  • The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Fairies by Robert Rev. Kirk
    The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Fairies (English, Paperback) Robert Rev. Kirk

    A 17th-century Scottish minister roamed the Highlands, talking to country folk about their encounters with supernatural creatures. This remarkable work offers rare glimpses into their world of everyday enchantment.

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  • Gossip from the Forest by Sara Maitland
    Gossip from the Forest (English, Paperback) Sara Maitland

    A magical exploration of the ancient landscape of forests and the ancient genre of fairytales, drawing fascinating and surprising connections between the two, by the author of the bestselling A Book Of Silence

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  • Myths from Mesopotamia by Stephanie Dalley
    Myths from Mesopotamia (English, Paperback) Stephanie Dalley

    The ancient civilization of Mesopotamia thrived between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates over 4,000 years ago. The myths collected here, originally written in cuneiform on clay tablets, include parallels with the biblical stories of the Creation and the Flood, and the famous Epic of Gilgamesh, the tale of a man of great strength, whose heroic quest for immortality is dashed through one moment of...

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  • The Book of Yokai by Michael Dylan Foster
    The Book of Yokai (English, Paperback) Michael Dylan Foster, Shinonome Kijin

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Drawing on years of research in Japan, this book unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages.

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  • The Magpie and the Wardrobe by Sam McKechnie
    The Magpie and the Wardrobe (English, Hardback) Sam McKechnie, Alexandrine Portelli

    This is a curated compendium of time-honoured traditions and curious customs that have bewitched us for generations. Discover simple magic, heirloom recipes and forgotten fairytales in this eclectic treasury. Illustrated by a unique collection of ephemera and embellished with trinkets and charms, this volume will appeal to the creative and curious.

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  • Physics of Angels by M. Fox
    Physics of Angels (English, Paperback) M. Fox

    Fox, an Episcopal priest, and Sheldrake, a biologist, create a profound and intelligent vision of angels for the next millennium.

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