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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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  • 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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  • Maps of Meaning by Jordan B. Peterson
    Maps of Meaning (English, Paperback) Jordan B. Peterson

    Connecting neuropsychology and cognitive science with Freudian theory and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, this text aims to show that there is an empirical connection between what neuroscience tells us about the brain/behaviour, and what rituals and myths have long narrated.

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  • Through the Water Curtain and other Tales from Around the World by Cornelia Funke
    Through the Water Curtain and other Tales from Around the World (English, Hardback) Cornelia Funke

    International bestselling children's author Cornelia Funke has long been inspired and fascinated by fairy tales. This wonderful anthology is Funke's personal selection of fairy tales from all around the world - not just from her native Germany but from Russia, Japan and the Native American tradition. It's the perfect Christmas gift for any young reader wishing to discover the wider world of fairy...

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  • Sea Monsters on Medieval by Chet van Duzer
    Sea Monsters on Medieval (English, Paperback) Chet van Duzer

    A study of sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps.

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  • My Granny Went to Market by Stella Blackstone
    My Granny Went to Market (English, Paperback) Stella Blackstone

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • The People Of The Sea by David Thomson
    The People Of The Sea (English, Paperback) David Thomson

    Introduced by Seamus Heaney, The People of the Sea brings to life the legend of the mythical selchies, in beautiful, poetic prose

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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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  • Monsters by Christopher Dell
    Monsters (English, Hardback) Christopher Dell

    Monsters have preoccupied mankind from the earliest times: even cave art includes animal-human monsters. This book explores monsters down the ages and throughout the world. It provides a dark yet engrossing visual history of the human mind, lit up by flashes of wild and unearthly inspiration.

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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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  • 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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  • The Mythology Book by DK
    The Mythology Book (English, Hardback) DK

    More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. ...

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  • A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by Varoius
    A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales (English, Hardback) Varoius

    The perfect gift for anyone interested in Irish folklore. These lrish tales are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back to a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling that had yet to be committed to the printed page. They were passed down through the ages virtually unaltered and feature a wide variety of fantastic beings.

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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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  • Treasury of Greek Mythology by Donna Jo Napoli
    Treasury of Greek Mythology (English, Hardback) Donna Jo Napoli

    An introduction to some of the most prominent beings in the ancient Greek pantheon.

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  • The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Robert Graves
    The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    The gold standard in Greek mythology, in a dazzling graphic deluxe edition with a new introduction by the bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.

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