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Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback. Featuring dark tales of murderous kings and commoners, wild women, screaming skulls, galloping plague coaches, dragons dancing themselves to death, giants, and wandering corpses, combined with humorous stories and evocative tales of love, lust and passion, this book reveals the wonders that lie within the Hampshire landscape. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESH; 1DBKESW; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 15. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461236
ISBN
9780752461236

€ 13.21

Paperback. In the course of their investigations into Leonardo da Vinci and the Turin Shroud, Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince found clues in the work of the great Renaissance artist that pointed to the existence of a secret underground religion. This work reveals a secret history, encoded in works of art and even in the great Gothic cathedrals. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HRCX8; JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 175 x 110 x 35. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552155403
ISBN
9780552155403

€ 13.99
€ 10.75

Paperback. Discover the burial place of the mythical hunter-warrior Fionn Mac Cumhaill, the sites where holy saints once encountered devils, ghosts, fairies and changelings. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 14. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845887599
ISBN
9781845887599

€ 12.99
€ 11.92

Paperback. Who were the mysterious and seductive sorceresses whose power underlay Arthur's Camelot? Num Pages: 272 pages, 36 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
9781784530419
ISBN
9781784530419

€ 18.68

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
€ 18.70

Paperback. Local history, folklore and ghost stories from the Vale of the White Horse and South Oxfordshire. Num Pages: 250 pages, small illus throughout. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; JFHF; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 210 x 21. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Two Rivers Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909747173
ISBN
9781909747173

€ 15.99
€ 13.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 144 pages, 50 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 8. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750955881
ISBN
9780750955881

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. First written down in the eighth century AD, these early Irish stories depict a far older world - part myth, part legend and part history. Rich with magic and achingly beautiful, they speak of a land of heroic battles, intense love and warrior ideals, in which the otherworld is explored and men mingle freely with the gods. Translator(s): Gantz, Jeffrey. Num Pages: 288 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Penguin London
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
9780140443974
ISBN
9780140443974

€ 11.99
€ 9.23

Paperback. Oxfordshire folk tales Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 198 x 17. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752464145
ISBN
9780752464145

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 134 x 18. Weight in Grams: 367.
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Dover Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486447339
ISBN
9780486447339

€ 15.99
€ 12.76

Paperback. London folk tales Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 125 x 15. Weight in Grams: 206.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461854
ISBN
9780752461854

€ 13.16

Paperback. Offers an in-depth review of the mystery surrounding the village of Rennes-le-Chateau, the priest Berenger Sauniere and the immense fortune he dissipated before his death in 1917. This work follows de Sede's first book published in the 60's on the subject of this hilltop village in southwest France. Editor(s): DEK Publishing. Translator(s): Kersey, Roger. Series: Keys of Antiquity. Num Pages: 275 pages, 30. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 139 x 23. Weight in Grams: 398. The Dossier, the Impostures, the Fantasies, the Hypothesis. Series: Keys of Antiquity S. 275 pages, 30. Editor(s): DEK Publishing. Offers an in-depth review of the mystery surrounding the village of Rennes-le-Chateau, the priest Berenger Sauniere and the immense fortune he dissipated before his death in 1917. This work follows de Sede's first book published in the 60's on the subject of this hilltop village in southwest France. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: JFH. Dimension: 214 x 139 x 23. Weight: 388. Translator(s): Kersey, Roger.
Publisher
DEK Publishing
Number of pages
275
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780954152758
ISBN
9780954152758

€ 19.99
€ 17.96

Paperback. Folk Legends from Tono takes readers on a magical tour through the psychic landscape of the Japanese "spirit world" that was a part of its oral folk tradition for centuries. Morse's insightful interpretation of the tales, his rich cultural annotations, and the evocative original illustrations make this book unforgettable. Num Pages: 170 pages, 40 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white halftones, 1 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFHF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442248229
ISBN
9781442248229

€ 34.99
€ 33.92

Paperback. An illustrated encyclopedia of fabulous beasts, mythical monsters and cryptozoological mysteries Num Pages: 272 pages, b&w integrated illus. BIC Classification: GBC; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 234 x 22. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Robinson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472136442
ISBN
9781472136442

€ 19.99
€ 14.55

Paperback. When the young, successful and beautiful Australian literary editor, Max Harris, received out of the blue a package of poems by a recently deceased poet, Ern Malley, he was convinced that he had stumbled on the work of a young genius. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 2ABU; BT; DSBH; DSC; FA; JFHX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Number of pages
392
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571221219
ISBN
9780571221219

€ 13.99
€ 10.45

Paperback. This text uses Nordic ethnography methods and Latin American culture theory to explain how differing groups legitimise their own identities by identifying with notions drawn from folklore. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFC; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
9781859181690
ISBN
9781859181690

€ 20.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 328 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPK; HBJK; HBLW3; JFHC; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
Potomac Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781612347059
ISBN
9781612347059

€ 16.99
€ 13.81

Paperback. Wales is a Celtic country and the Celts have always treasured oral learning and recitation. Indeed they have a passion for committing facts to memory rather than relying on the written word. This title covers legends associated with place-names; calendar customs; giants and monsters; omens and second sight; and, folk healing and herbal remedies. Illustrator(s): Feachem, Richard, KBE. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; JFHF; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Tempus Pub Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752419350
ISBN
9780752419350

€ 16.17

Paperback. Scientific and anthropological evidence for multiple Atlantean empires and the global catastrophes that destroyed them. Num Pages: 528 pages, Includes 16-page color insert and 60 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 157 x 31. Weight in Grams: 836.
Publisher
Bear & Company
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591431794
ISBN
9781591431794

€ 25.99
€ 17.74

Hardcover. Today's Ireland has never lost the link with its pagan past, never forgotten the old ways. This book reveals the hidden world of pagan Ireland, showing it still exists among the people and in the landscape where it belongs. Num Pages: 288 pages, 60 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; HBJD1; HRKP2; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 144 x 27. Weight in Grams: 512.
Publisher
O'Brien Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847172815
ISBN
9781847172815

€ 17.99
€ 15.73

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

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Editor(s): Colarusso, John; Salbiev, Tamirlan. Translator(s): May, Walter. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691170404
ISBN
9780691170404

€ 43.99
€ 38.40

Mass Market Paperback. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; HBTM; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 110 x 12. .
Publisher
Luath Press Ltd
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910021866
ISBN
9781910021866

€ 8.08

Hardcover. Who were the Norse gods - the mighty Aesyr, led by Odinn, and the mysterious Vanir? This book describes the myths' origins in pre-Christian Scandinavia and Iceland, and their survival in artefacts and written sources, from Old Norse sagas and poems to the less approving accounts of medieval Christian writers. Num Pages: 208 pages, 102 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DN; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 202 x 27. Weight in Grams: 488.
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500251966
ISBN
9780500251966

€ 19.99
€ 15.42