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Paperback. A comprehensive directory of over 1000 symbols that places each symbol in its historical and cultural context. It offers an introductory alphabetical index followed by groupings of related symbols, every one with an extended definition of its history and its cross-cultural meanings. Num Pages: 352 pages, 1157 illustrations. BIC Classification: AB; AG; GTC; JFC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 199 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1270.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500283516
ISBN
9780500283516

€ 24.99
€ 18.74

Paperback. A small format gift book which is a reproduction of the popular book '101 Scottish Songs' published by Collins in 1962. Popularized as 'the wee red songbook' in Scottish folk circles, this publication was in print for 26 years. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; AVGH; AVQS; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 100. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008136611
ISBN
9780008136611

€ 9.99
€ 8.88

Paperback. In tracing the meaning of the prophetic Mayan 'end date' of 2012 to our society, this title draws together alien abductions, psychedelic visions, the ecological crisis and other peculiar aspects of 21st century life into a vision for our time. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 28. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
Piatkus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
9780749928537
ISBN
9780749928537

€ 11.99
€ 10.55

Paperback.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KLN0016411
ISBN
9781840468847

€ 4.64

Hardcover. The Irish are world masters at talking. The magic behind our silky, colourful (and non-stop) stories is a little thing called 'blarney', or 'the gift of the gab'. But what is it, you ask, and how can you get some for yourself? Num Pages: 96 pages, 90 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBR; HBJD1; JFHF; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 120 x 183 x 14. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
The O'Brien Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847179128
ISBN
9781847179128

€ 9.62

Paperback. A guide which fills the gap between academic analysis and less critical retellings of the myths and legends. It provides an accessible overview while also assessing the state of research regarding the origins and significance of the myths. Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: HRKP2; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Robinson
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780338927
ISBN
9781780338927

€ 11.33

Paperback. Everything you ever wanted to know about fairies and magical beings. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF; VXQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 363 x 19. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Piatkus Books
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780749954994
ISBN
9780749954994

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. Now reissued in new covers, Arthur Cotterell's fascinating book sets out clearly the chief myths of the world and explains why different mythologies arose in different lands, from the powerful gods of Greece, Rome, and Scandinavia to the mystical deities of Buddhist and Hindu India. Series: Oxford Quick Reference. Num Pages: 328 pages, 12 halftones, 7 maps. BIC Classification: GBC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 356.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
328
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192177476
ISBN
9780192177476

€ 16.99
€ 13.11

Board book. Illustrator(s): Whitson, Andrew. Series: Little Irish bookshelf. Num Pages: 80 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Appletree Press Ltd
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9780862816346
ISBN
9780862816346

€ 11.25

Hardcover. A beautiful gift book filled with charming illustrationgs, A Miscellany for Garden-Lovers will take you through the facts and folklore of gardening. Series: Wise Words. Num Pages: 144 pages, 237 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF; WMB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 142 x 18. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Green Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857842749
ISBN
9780857842749

€ 7.25

Paperback. A completely fresh account of one of the iconic scientific mysteries of the last hundred years. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 198 x 25. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Orion
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781409158745
ISBN
9781409158745

€ 14.99
€ 12.16

Paperback. A true story of botanical fraud on the isle of Rum. Num Pages: 288 pages, 8pp b/w plates. BIC Classification: 3JJ; JFHX; PDX; PST. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 27. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Birlinn Ltd
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780273860
ISBN
9781780273860

€ 13.99
€ 13.11

Hardcover. This treasury of 52 stories collects together a rich resource of myths, fairy tales and legends from around the world, with a story for every week of the year. Illustrator(s): Corr, Christopher. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF; YDC; YFA; YFB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 250 x 283 x 16. Weight in Grams: 792.
Publisher
Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847808592
ISBN
9781847808592

€ 16.99
€ 13.80

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 30 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1St Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752497587
ISBN
9780752497587

€ 13.99
€ 11.29

Hardcover. Series: Macmillan Collector's Library. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DB; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 93. .
Publisher
Macmillan Collector's Library
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
New Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509844364
ISBN
9781509844364

€ 10.99
€ 10.79

Paperback. Archaeological proof of the advanced civilization on the southern tip of Africa that preceded Sumer and Egypt by 200,000 years. Num Pages: 240 pages, Full-color throughout. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; JFHF; VXQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 253 x 206 x 14. Weight in Grams: 762.
Publisher
Inner Traditions Bear and Company United States
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591431503
ISBN
9781591431503

€ 27.99
€ 20.25

Paperback. The Schools' Scheme of 1937-38, a collaboration between the Folklore Commission and the National Teachers' Organisation, used students to gather a body of traditional knowledge. In this book, the author navigates us through the masses of material, to help uncover this past. Num Pages: 174 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172. .
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845889432
ISBN
9781845889432

€ 18.99
€ 15.80

Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFHF; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 216 x 24. Weight in Grams: 466.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
First Edition, First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486796802
ISBN
9780486796802

€ 15.99
€ 14.59

Hardcover. * Entries listed by botanical name * Includes a comprehensive list of common names for each entry * Includes plants and lore from around the globe * Explores mythological references to the origin of the plants * Includes the use of plants in traditional folk remedies * References the use of plants in folk customs Num Pages: 520 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: GBC; JFHF; WNP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 242 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1360.
Publisher
Robert Hale
Number of pages
520
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780709091509
ISBN
9780709091509

€ 57.29
€ 52.92

Paperback. A compact guide to the gods and symbols of ancient Egypt, their interpretation, their significance and their cults. It answers questions such as why the jackal represents Anubis, the embalmer god, and why the dung beetle represents the sun god Khepri. Num Pages: 144 pages, 114 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HBE; GBC; HRKP1; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 240 x 158 x 12. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500272534
ISBN
9780500272534

€ 16.99
€ 13.76

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