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THE BESTIARY OF CHRIST., Charbonneau-Lassay, Louis.  Translated/abridged by D.M. Dooling.
1 Charbonneau-Lassay, Louis. Translated/abridged by D.M. Dooling. THE BESTIARY OF CHRIST.
New York Arkana / Penguin 1992 0140194495 / 9780140194494 Soft Cover Very Good+ Woodcuts by the Author. 
467 pp, 9" H. B&w illustrations. "A legendary work of religious scholarship and art history, available in English for the first time. This extraordinary - and extraordinarily beautiful - volume introduces readers to a compendium of animal symbolism that ranks with the greatest of classical and medieval bestiaries. (It) was the life's work of the French Catholic scholar Louis Charbonneau-Lessay, who combed the religious traditions of ancient Egypt, classical Greece and Rome, early and medieval Christianity, Gnosticism, Kabbalah, and alchemy to research it. First published in France at the outbreak of World War II and nearly destroyed in the war's devastations, this masterpiece of scholarship has been translated and abridged (from its original thousand-page length) by D.M. Dooling, the founder and editorial director of 'Parabola: The Magazine of Myth and Tradition', and includes 400 woodcuts by the author." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - remainder mark on top of text block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
JEWISH FOLKORE AND LEGEND., Goldstein, David.
2 Goldstein, David. JEWISH FOLKORE AND LEGEND.
London Hamlyn 1980 0600363651 / 9780600363651 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 
176 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w illustrations. "Judaism, has flourished for millennia in a myriad of environments; each has contributed something to the Jewish tradition. Far from being a religion ossified in the world of the Bible; it has produced countless legends and stories, built up on Bible inspiration but reflecting the ideas of the cultures within which they emerged. (This book) explores the core of the Jewish faith by retelling the stories made up and told by Jews throughout the world. The author develops essential ideas of Judaism, including the creation of the universe, the history of man, the history of Israel and the future of Israel. He retells the familiar Biblical stories surrounding the great Biblical personalities such as Abraham, Moses and Elijah. He then goes on to show how their ideas and their characters were developed in the legends and folklore surrounding the Torah, and elaborated throughout the rabbinical tradition. With its great variety of stories told in clear and simple style, written for Jew and Gentile alike, (it) provides a fascinating insight into the wealth and vitality of Judaism." One page with small dog-ear crease - indent on adjacent page, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, small shallow bump on top edge of front board. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has very light edge wrinkling, soft crease at top of rear panel, some light water staining on inside top surface. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
INDEX TO FAIRY TALES, 1978-1986.  INCLUDING FOLKLORE, LEGENDS, AND MYTHS IN COLLECTIONS.  FIFTH SUPPLEMENT., Ireland, Norma Olin and Sprug, Joseph W., compilers.  Foreword by Peggy Sullivan.
3 Ireland, Norma Olin and Sprug, Joseph W., compilers. Foreword by Peggy Sullivan. INDEX TO FAIRY TALES, 1978-1986. INCLUDING FOLKLORE, LEGENDS, AND MYTHS IN COLLECTIONS. FIFTH SUPPLEMENT.
Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, N.J., 1989. 
575 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover (red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket (as issued). "This work is a supplement to two previous indexes - 'Index to Fairy Tales, 1949-1972', and 'Index to Fairy Tales, 1973-1977' - and covers the period 1978-1987. A total of 261 titles (collections only) have been indexed, selected on the basis of availability and favorable reviews in professional journals. Arrangement is alphabetical, primarily by title and subject; autho r entries have been included only when an author is specifically listed in a collection. More than 2,700 subject headings have been used, not including cross-references." Slight bump at top corners of boards, light wrinkling at top of spine, ve r y minor edge wear. Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
4 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 26 NO. 12. DECEMBER 1996.
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1996 00264083 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
74 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Early Americans: Two easy miniature figure conversions; La Haie Saint: Building the famous French farmhouse for the latest Sharpe TV series; Two Ravens and Four Bears: Scratch build a Plains Indian figure; A Polished Diamond: Assembling Scale Model Accessories 1:35 scale Diamond-T tank transporter kit; Swords of the Scottish Highlanders: The history of claymores and basket-hilted broadswords; Bersaglieri: Build a 120mm Italian Bersaglieri officer using Verlinden Productions miniature academy figure; Spanish Knight: An easy 120mm figure conversion to the Verlinden Productions figure; The International Model Show: Military competition classes and entry form; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Despatch: Readers' letters; Readers' Models: A chance to see your model in colour in the world's leading military modelling magazine; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargarmers; On Parade!: Books Reviewed; Soldier Box: A monthly column for collectors of toy soldiers; Small Scale Scene: Monthly column for military vehicle modellers; "ATTEN-SHUN!": New products reviewed. Interior - clean and tight. Exterior - minor edge wear, two very small edge tears on covers that migrate into a few pages - archivally taped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
BIRDS OF THE WEST JAMES BAY AND SOUTHERN HUDSON BAY COASTS.  NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CANADA BULLETIN NO. 125., Manning, T.H.
5 Manning, T.H. BIRDS OF THE WEST JAMES BAY AND SOUTHERN HUDSON BAY COASTS. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CANADA BULLETIN NO. 125.
Ottawa Department of Resources and Development 1952 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
114 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, tables, small fold-out map. "This paper is primarily a report on the birds seen and collected by (the author and his) assistants along the west James Bay and southern Hudson Bay coasts in 1947, and near the Moose River estuary in 1949. As a result of the work done in 1947 and 1949, over 750 specimens of birds - have been added to the collections of the National Museum of Canada. To the observations made during these two years, (he has) added the available published and unpublished reports for the coast from Moose Factory to Nelson River and an adjacent strip of hinerland about 15 miles wide. Thus the numerous records from the environs of Moose Factory, Moosonee, Attawapiskat, Fort Severn, and York Factory, all places on the tidal estuaries, are included." Contents: Introduction - Previous ornithological work in region; Description of the region; Systematic list; References cited. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - book slight cocked, tiny dent and soft corner crease on front cover, light wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
6 Nero, Robert. SPRING AGAIN AND OTHER POEMS.
Natural Heritage, Toronto, 1997. 
82 pp, 9" H, soft cover. ISBN 189621925X "In this new collection of poems, noted naturalist-writer, Robert Nero, offers insightful reflections on a variety of birds, from peregrine falcons, great grey owls and common ravens to purple martins and o rioles. We are also offered surprising glimpses of such diverse wildlife as frogs, chipmunks, shrews, ants, dragonflies and spiders. It is nature in all seasons that holds Dr. Nero's attention as he develops intriguing views of ordinary scen e s a n d events. But the poems in this collection also speak of love, passion and introspection, thus revealing a deeper and increasingly personal side of one of Canada's most respected naturalists. A combination of scientific training and expe ri en c e, a lo ng with ecological awareness and writer's craft, is brought to bear in this fine assortment of poems." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
AIRWING ENTERPRISE., O'Leary, Michael and Schulzinger, Eric.
7 O'Leary, Michael and Schulzinger, Eric. AIRWING ENTERPRISE.
Osprey, London, 1991. 
160 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1855532170X "Perhaps the most famous vessel in the US Navy's 15-strong carrier fleet is the USS Enterprise (CVN-65), known as either the 'Big E' or 'Starship' to its 5000-man crew. Proud ow ner of the longest flight deck currently in service, the Enterprise adorns its 'roof' with the crack units of Carrier Air Wing II; VF-114 'Aardvarks' and VF-213 'Black Lions' with their F-14 Tomcats; VA-22 'Fighting Redcocks' and VA-94 'Mighty S h r i k es equipped with A-7E Corsair IIs; the formidable A-6E Intruders of VA-95 'Green Lizards'; the EA-6B Prowlers of VAQ-135 'Black Ravens'; the all-seeing E-2C Hawkeyes of VAW-117 'Wallbangers'; and the whispering S-3A Vikings of VS-21 'Fightin g Re dt ai ls'. This volume takes you aboard ship and places you in amongst the scorching, high pressure world of flightdeck ops, Enterprise-style. Illustrated with over 150 sharp action photographs taken on, or above, the 'Big E', and accompanied b y a th oro ughly exhaustive text, (this) is US naval aviation today at its finest." Light edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has areas of very light wrinkling at top edge, very light wear at top of flap-folds, light rubbi ng. Ve ry G ood/ Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE RAVEN STEALS THE LIGHT., Reid, Bill and Bringhurst, Robert.
8 Reid, Bill and Bringhurst, Robert. THE RAVEN STEALS THE LIGHT.
Vancouver Douglas & McIntyre 1988 0888946074 / 9780888946072 Soft Cover Fine Bill Reid. 
91 pp, 10 1/2" H. "The ten masterful, complex (b&w) drawings by Bill Reid and the ten episodes from Haida mythology, told by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst, complement each other and bring Haida art and mythology alive as never before in an English-speaking world. The collection includes, says Reid, 'a good selection of bestiality, adultery, violence, thievery and assault' (and) demonstrate the richness and range of Haida Mythology, from bawdy yet profound tales of the trickster Raven to poignant, imagistic narratives of love and its complications in a world where animals speak, dreams come real, and demigods, monsters and men live side by side." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CASTLE CATS., Surman, Richard.
9 Surman, Richard. CASTLE CATS.
HarperCollins, London, 1995, first edition. 
90 pp, square small 8vo (7 3/4" H x 7 3/4" W), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0006279457 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "Richard Surman travelled the length and breadth of Britain and Ireland in pursuit of another group of privil eged creatures, the 'Castle Cats'. At Penhow in South Wales, he was greeted at the drawbridge by Sophie and Runcie. Sumo, the great wrestling cat of Hever Castle, treated him to a neck lock. Rockingham's Brandy tried to escape through a s e c r e t t u nnel, whilst at Dunrobin in the north-east of Scotland, George haunts his own stone turret. William and Harriet at the Tower of London have worked out novel ways of enjoying the ravens without risk. Crathes Castle cats observe eac h ov er w ar il y t hr ough arrow slits. Buzzards are a hazard for the dainty Ellie at Dunvegan, on the Isle of Skye. Ripley is graced by Blackie, a dreadlocked feudal retainer who fiercely defends his castle demesne. As usual, feline misdemean ou rs abo und : B ran dy hi des in the pantry eating roast pheasant; Sumo's habit of leaping onto shoulders (especially in the dark) has scared the life out of his owner; at Dunrobin, the Hamlet-like George wanders disconsolately along the seashor e. Fr om a rist ocra t to wa rder , th e 'Castle Cats' fulful their duties in a typically unpredictable and hilarious way." Dust jacket has crease at top edge of rear panel, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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