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Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback. The Moon is not a cold, dead rock but a rich, fascinating world just as alive as Earth. Num Pages: 424 pages, Includes 8-page color insert. BIC Classification: JFH; VXQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 156 x 22. Weight in Grams: 562.
Publisher
Destiny Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9781594774942
ISBN
9781594774942

€ 21.99
€ 15.64

Paperback. Uncovers the academic scandal par excellence of the 20th century. This book presents the story of how and why up to 75 per cent of the 800 ancient Hebrew and Aramaic manuscripts, hidden for 19 centuries, remained concealed from the world. It has interviews, historical analysis and a close study of both published and unpublished scroll material. Num Pages: 400 pages, 22 b&w halftones. BIC Classification: HRJ; HRLC; JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 111 x 27. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Arrow London
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099257035
ISBN
9780099257035

€ 14.99
€ 11.54

Hardcover. A collection of the best-known and most exciting Scottish myths and legends. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; JFHF; WZG; YFJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 148 x 18. Weight in Grams: 356.
Publisher
Gill Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780717170265
ISBN
9780717170265

€ 7.40

Paperback. Series: The New Critical Idiom. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSA; DSY; JFHF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415616065
ISBN
9780415616065

€ 26.40

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465647
ISBN
9780752465647

€ 13.19

Paperback. The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance. Translator(s): Davies, Sioned. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 336 pages, one map. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199218783
ISBN
9780199218783

€ 11.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages, b/w illus. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 536.
Publisher
Adventures Unlimited Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781931882392
ISBN
9781931882392

€ 22.62

Paperback. In the 15th century a new home was built for the priceless holy relics taken from Jerusalem centuries before - a building that, to the initiated, would explain everything about what had gone before and a structure that would be a recreation of the Herodian Temple on the Mount in Jerusalem. This is Rosslyn Chapel and here are its secrets. Num Pages: 304 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; AMN; JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Watkins Publishing LTD
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780284927
ISBN
9781780284927

€ 19.99
€ 15.52

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Lamb, Kathryn. Num Pages: 96 pages, cartoon. BIC Classification: 1DST; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 151 x 14. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
Stacey International United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905299065
ISBN
9781905299065

€ 13.99
€ 13.04

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages, ill. BIC Classification: 1DDF; HRCC2; JFHF; JFSV1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 20. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Red Wheel/Weiser United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781578633159
ISBN
9781578633159

€ 20.33

Paperback. A collection of tales from Sussex. It includes such colorful themes as lost bells, buried treasures, dragons, fairies and the devil. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 344.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752451008
ISBN
9780752451008

€ 18.45

Hardcover. For centuries, people have been fascinated and enchanted by tales of mermaids. These watery temptresses can be found in folklore and mythology from every tradition in the world. This title delves into the myths surrounding these enigmatic beings, explores the common symbols associated with them, and presents tales of merfolk from around the world. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 143 x 20. Weight in Grams: 358. An Enchanting Exploration of Their Myths, Legend, and Lore. 224 pages, illustrations. For centuries, people have been fascinated and enchanted by tales of mermaids. These watery temptresses can be found in folklore and mythology from every tradition in the world. This title delves into the myths surrounding these enigmatic beings, explores the common symbols associated with them, and presents tales of merfolk from around the world. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: JFHF. Dimension: 197 x 143 x 20. Weight: 356.
Publisher
Adams Media
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781440538575
ISBN
9781440538575

€ 16.00
€ 13.43

Paperback. The discovery of King Arthur Num Pages: 244 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 199 x 14. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750942119
ISBN
9780750942119

€ 15.99
€ 13.07

Paperback. With his philosophical and scientific training, the author brought a systematic discipline to the field of spiritual research. This book contains samples of his work. It brings together excerpts from his many talks and writings on the subject of Atlantis. Translator(s): Arnim, C. von. Num Pages: 112 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 127 x 10. Weight in Grams: 118.
Publisher
Rudolf Steiner Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781855841949
ISBN
9781855841949

€ 7.28

Hardcover. A retelling of Greek myths is combined here with a comprehensive account of the world in which the myths developed - their themes, their relevance to Greek religion and society, and their relationship to the landscape. Num Pages: 256 pages, 330 illustrations, 139 in colour. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; HRKP; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 262 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1198.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500251218
ISBN
9780500251218

€ 32.99
€ 23.74

Hardcover. Based on the American Museum of Natural History exhibition Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids, this stunning volume explores an array of mythological creatures - and the animals that inspired them. Series: American Museum of Natural History S. Num Pages: 208 pages, full colour photographs and illustrations. BIC Classification: 3F; 3H; 3J; HBTB; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 292 x 25. Weight in Grams: 908.
Publisher
Sterling Signature
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781454922193
ISBN
9781454922193

€ 29.99
€ 21.30

Paperback. Focuses on the Grail stories and the arrival of Christianity to Somerset. This title illustrates important links between Glastonbury and the Celtic settlement at Old Lammana in Cornwall; and examines old tales of an object of great importance - known as 'the Sovran cloth' - secretly hidden at both places. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations, geneal. table. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 164 x 11. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752470252
ISBN
9780752470252

€ 16.21

Paperback. Translator(s): Guterman, N. Series: The Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library. Num Pages: 672 pages, Illustrated. BIC Classification: FQ; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 154 x 39. Weight in Grams: 844.
Publisher
Random House USA Inc United States
Number of pages
672
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1973
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780394730905
ISBN
9780394730905

€ 21.99
€ 17.18

Paperback. Provides an analysis of ancient prophecies and modern theories which suggest the year 2012 as a huge time of change and transformation. Num Pages: 352 pages, 197 b&w illustrations, 22 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 176 x 23. Weight in Grams: 746.
Publisher
Vital Signs Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780955060809
ISBN
9780955060809

€ 17.99
€ 14.67

Paperback. This introductory text offers a chronological account of the main Greek myths in surviving literary and artistic sources, and also examines the history of interpretation of Greek mythology from the 17th century to the present. It examines the relationship between Greek myths and epic poetry. Translator(s): Marier, Thomas. Num Pages: 264 pages, 12, 12 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; DSBB; HRKP; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 141 x 16. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
The Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
264
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801853951
ISBN
9780801853951

€ 26.99
€ 25.08

Hardcover. From antiquity to the Middle Ages, the bear's centrality in cults and mythologies left traces in European languages, literatures, and legends. Michel Pastoureau considers how this once venerated creature was deposed by Christianity and continued to sink lower in the symbolic bestiary before rising again in Pyrrhic triumph as the teddy bear. Translator(s): Holoch, George. Num Pages: 384 pages, 36 color illustrations. BIC Classification: HBTB; HRAX; JFCA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 241 x 31. Weight in Grams: 710.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
384
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Tra
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674047822
ISBN
9780674047822

€ 31.99
€ 30.59

Paperback. Everything your rulers never wanted you to know and you were afraid to ask. Series: Mammoth Books. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: JFHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 39. Weight in Grams: 398. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Robinson Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KTG0013073
ISBN
9781845296087

€ 4.64

Paperback. This first of four volumes accurately translating the wonderful tales of the Arabian nights. Editor(s): Mardrus, J. C.; Mathers, E. P. Num Pages: 656 pages. BIC Classification: FA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 36. Weight in Grams: 686. Original green cloth. Illustrated by W.H. Robinson. All prints present. Light foxing
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
678
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KOC0003137
ISBN
9780415045391

€ 27.99
€ 24.00

Paperback. Includes tales such as young women go on long and difficult quests, wicked stepmothers turn children into geese and tsars ask dangerous riddles, with help or hindrance from magical dolls, cannibal witches, talking skulls, stolen wives, and brothers disguised as wise birds. Editor(s): Chandler, Robert. Translator(s): Chandler, Robert; Chandler, Robert; Chandler, Robert. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; FQ; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 196 x 29. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141442235
ISBN
9780141442235

€ 13.99
€ 10.79