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1 Charrette, Robert N. THE ARTOS SEQUENCE. 3 VOLUME SET. 1. A PRINCE AMONG MEN. 2. A KING BENEATH THE MOUNTAIN. 3. A KNIGHT AMONG KNAVES.
Warner, (New York, 1994, 1995, 1995), Ist printings. 
302 pp + preview, 374 pp, 375 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. Cover art by Keith Birdsong. "The hi-tech cyber-sprawl of toxic wastes and soulless megacorporations collides with an ancient otherworld when Elven magic - good evil, chaotic, and powerful enough to transform or destroy worlds - awakes. This is the shadow war of nations, blocs, heroes, and monsters all battling to rule both Faery and the Future...Magic first explodes around dreamy young museum guard John Reddy when a goblin-haunted mystery woman forces him to bring King Arthur from the stasis of eons. Now, pursued from slums to the otherworld by street gangs, spies, demon assassins, Feds, and faeries, John and the Reborn King must find and unleash the sorcerous Caliburn. But if they succeed, Earth may be destroyed. And if they fail, Earth will be destroyed..." Interiors - pages browning very lightly, previous owner's name at top of title page of book 2, otherwise clean and tight. Exteriors - light edge wear, small light stain to bottom corner of approx. first 50 pages, spines flat and uncreased. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 Curran, Bob. (Dr. Robert Curran.) THE DARK SPIRIT: SINISTER PORTRAITS FROM CELTIC HISTORY.
London Cassell Llustrated 2005 1844034577 / 9781844034574 Near Fine Andrew Whitson. 
256 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: Introduction; The Wolf of Badenoch (Scotland); 'Burn the Ladle' - The Witches of Tain (Scotland); The Devil and the Doctor (Ireland); Weir the Waerlock (Scotland); The Woman who Talked with the Fairies and the Witch of Helston (Cornwall); The Magician of Marblehead and his Granddaughter (USA); The Wizard Earl (Ireland); The Fairy Woman of Bodmin (Cornwall); The Demon in the Church (Wales); Witchfinder (Wales); Cruel Coppinger (Cornwall); The Black Sisters of Christiansburg (USA); The Vampire Lady of Rhode Island (USA); 'Burn, Witch, Burn!' (Ireland); Beautiful Nell (USA); The Hollandale Wagons (USA); Select Bibliography; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
DAVID SULLIVAN SEQUENCE.  FIRST 5 NOVELS.  1. WINDMASTER'S BANE.  2. FIRESHAPER'S DOOM.  3. DARKTHUNDER'S WAY.  4. SUNSHAKER'S WAR.  5. STONESKIN'S REVENGE., Deitz, Tom.
3 Deitz, Tom. DAVID SULLIVAN SEQUENCE. FIRST 5 NOVELS. 1. WINDMASTER'S BANE. 2. FIRESHAPER'S DOOM. 3. DARKTHUNDER'S WAY. 4. SUNSHAKER'S WAR. 5. STONESKIN'S REVENGE.
New York Avon Very Good Tim White, cover art. 
The first 5 books of the David Sullivan sequence - 6 7/8" H. 1. Windmaster's Bane - 279 pp, 1986 2nd printing, ISBN 0380750295 - "In Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains, tales are told of strange lights, of mysterious roads - of wondrous folk from enchanted realms. Young David Sullivan never dreamed that the myths of marvels and magic he loved were real. But in his blood was the gift of Second Sight. And near his family's rural farm lay an invisible track between worlds - where he would soon become a pawn in the power game of the Windmaster, an evil usurper among those the Celts called the Sidhe." 2. Fireshaper's Doom - 306 pp, 1987 first printing, ISBN 0380753294 - "David Sullivan had discovered the mysteries of the other world. Indeed, he was put to the test, triumphing over the wily schemes of the Windmaster. But in that evil game, an innocent Faerie lad fell dead. Now his mother, bent on vengeance, has kidnapped David from the earthbound world and brought him to the land of flames. Here he will be forced to do her bidding in an adventure dark and fateful." 3. Darkthunder's Way - 342 pp, 1989 1st printing, ISBN 0380755084 - "Once more David Sullivan has been called upon to do the bidding of Lugh Samildinach, Lord of Tir-Nan-Og. Together with three friends - one white, one red, and one immortal - David embarks on an astonishing journey through a perilous kingdom of brittle brightness. But grim betrayal lies in the path of their quest for peace in the Otherworlds. And an inescapable doom in the terrifying judgment of Uktena, the great and hideous serpent." 4. Sunshaker's War - 372 pp, 1990 1st printing, ISBN 0380760622 - "An evil brew has boiled over in the mystical realm of the Sidhe - a great conflict has devastated the lands of Faerie - and its earth-shaking repercussions can be felt across the boundaries of the mortal land. David Sullivan has been to the Otherworld, and knows of its mysteries - and its terrors. Now he must somehow find his way past the magically sealed borders of Tir-Nan-Og: For the life of a mortal friend hangs in the balance. And if the dreaded war continues unchecked, the harnessed power of the Sun will unleash the forces of chaos and death - in two separate worlds on Midsummer's Day." 5. Stoneskin's Revenge - 307 pp, 1991 1st printing, ISBN 0380760630 - "The war in Faerie is over - and David Sullivan's Cherokee friend, Calvin McIntosh, has returned to Georgia. But the young brave has unknowingly left the portal to Galunlati open - and Spearfinger has entered his world. A Stoneskin with powers over rocks and earth - a monster who feeds on mortal flesh - Spearfinger has brought her Otherworldly terror into the realm of humanity. And now Calvin, with his newly awakened magic skill, must confront the insatiable fiend - and destroy the evil that would devour humankind!" Interiors - light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, volumes 3 4 & 5 have a tiny number stamp on bottom of text block, light browning to edges of text block, volume 3 has a faint crease and some wrinkles on the spine. 
Price: 27.50 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.
4 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.
Metuchen, N.J. Scarecrow Press 1989 Very Good+ No Jacket - (as issued) 
575 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H) - red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board. "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; author 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, very minor edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE WORLD GUIDE TO GNOMES, FAIRIES, ELVES AND OTHER LITTLE PEOPLE., Keightley, Thomas.
5 Keightley, Thomas. THE WORLD GUIDE TO GNOMES, FAIRIES, ELVES AND OTHER LITTLE PEOPLE.
New York Avenel 1978 0517263130 / 9780517263136 Very Good Very Good 
560 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). B&w illustrations. First Avenel reprinting of the 1878 G. Bell edition. "Kelpies, Korrigans, Pixies and Peries, Deeves, Brownies, and Bugaboos - these are just a few of the fantastic figures you will encounter in this unique collection of fairy mythology. Gnomes, faries, and elves of every imaginable size, shape, color, and demeanor spring to life in this marvelously illustrated guide to the fairy realm. Just one glance at the extensive table of contents reveals the scope and variety of fairy folklore explored here - from Persian and Arabian romance to the mythology of Scandinavia, England, France, Germany, and Switzerland. In addition, the author includes sections dealing with the more obscure fairy folkore and tradition of Greece, Spain, Italy, Africa, and the Middle East. Indeed, (he) has left no stone unturned in accomplishing the task he set for himself: 'to collect, arrange and classify and give under one point of view the various ideas and legends respecting fairies and similar beings of the popular creed.' Taken from a variety of sources of popular myth and legend, (it) forms a rich compendium of the superstitions surrounding those enchanting lesser deities, 'the little people'. Not only does (he) explore every type and species, but he also traces resemblances and similarities among the fairy traditions of different countries. For instance, did you know that the Nis (Scandianavia), the Kobold (Germany), and the Goblin (England) are all names for one species, which appears in Scotland under the name of Brownie, and that the Brownie is a person of small stature and wrinkled visage, is covered with short and curly brown hair, and wears a brown mantle and hood? In addition, Keightley discusses the fairy tradition as it appears in major works of English literature, from the Middle Age epic of 'Beowulf' and Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales' to Spencer's 'The Faerie Queene' and Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'." Light wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, two repaired small tears at top of spine. Dust jacket has several archivally taped tears - mainly at top of spine/hinges - one with creases, light browning at top inside of spine. 
Price: 19.95 USD
 
 
THE SECRET LIVES OF ELVES & FAERIES.  FROM THE PRIVATE JOURNAL OF THE REV. ROBERT KIRK., Matthews, John.  (Robert Kirk.)
6 Matthews, John. (Robert Kirk.) THE SECRET LIVES OF ELVES & FAERIES. FROM THE PRIVATE JOURNAL OF THE REV. ROBERT KIRK.
London Element 2005 0007200714 / 9780007200719 First Edition Fine George Sharp and Rob McCaig. 
128 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), decorated glazed boards - no dust jacket (as issued). Colour illustrations. Title page continues: "Being the Newly Discovered Story of the Rev. ROBERT KIRK, minister of Aberfoyle in Scotland, as recorded by himself during a period spent in the realm of Faery, including a description of the beings encountered there, as told for his son, Colin, before he vanished from the sight of men, into that place of which he had written and to w hich his heart rightly belonged." "Lovers of faery lore know of Reverend Robert Kirk's 'The Commonwealth of Elves and Faeries', an astonishing description of life in the faery hills and courts of the parish of Aberfoyle, Scotland, where he was minister. But how did Kirk collect the information he included in his book? And what happened to Kirk, who disappeared on 20 June 1692? Here for the first time is Kirk's journal, in which he recorded his visits to the faery realms. In addition, it reveals why he disappeared from this world never to return. This book invites readers to come along on his amazing journey into the Otherworld and gives a wholly original and delightfully engaging account of the faery peoples, their history, magical powers and relations with humankind." 
Price: 16.95 USD
 
 
LEGENDS OF THE SCOTTISH BORDER., Merrilees, Francis.
7 Merrilees, Francis. LEGENDS OF THE SCOTTISH BORDER.
Edinburgh Moray Press 1947 First Edition Very Good Very Good- James Miller. 
75 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H). 8 full-page b&w illustrations from drawings by James Miller, A.R.S.A., R.S.W. The legends are presented in poem form, and most are preceded by a short prose introduction. Contents: Dandy Jim; London Scottish; Langminnan's Corpse; K.O.S.B.; The Fairies of Poldeoch; Angler's Hymn; Loch O' The Deil; North and South; The Witch of Crawick Mill; Auld Auchan; The Horse Couper and Michael Scott; Doddie Maxwell; The Priest's Rock; The Haly Wheel; The Lost Kirk; The Wedding of Alexander the Third; The Grey Mare's Tail; Are Ye Sleeping, Mr. Kello?; Royal Scot. Light edge wear, light browning to edges of textblock, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, tiny chips at top/bottom of spine, one closed tear, darkening to spine and flap-folds, light soiling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
8 Mills, Lauren. FAIRY WINGS.
Boston Little Brown 1995 0316573973 / 9780316573979 3rd Printing Near Fine Very Good Lauren Mills & Dennis Nolan. 
Unpaginated (approx. 30 pp), 11 1/4" H. Map endpapers, color illustrations throughout. "(E)ach fairy possessed a pair of shimmering wings - except Fia, the one fairy born without wings. Ridiculed by all but her animal friends, Fia spends her days inventing games of the earth rather than the sky. Only Kip, the fairy boy she unexpectedly meets, shows her any kindness, by inviting her to the May Dance. Fia is hesitant to attend, but Frog, Crow, and Rat persuade her to join the revels. To her astonishment, she is soon swept into the air for a spellbinding dance with Prince Hyacinth - only to be brought back to earth by the outraged cries of the Queen - followed by the horrible kidnapping of the fairies! (A) magical world filled with sprightly beings as well as a story rich in romance and adventure." Very minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at bottom of spine, a few faint scratches and light rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
9 Scalora, Suza. THE FAIRIES: PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF THE EXISTENCE OF ANOTHER WORLD.
Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins, n.p., (1999), Ist edition. 
Unpaginated (approx. 42 pp,), 4to, hard cover in dust jacket. Pictorial boards and endpapers. Photographs have a high gloss finish and the facing pages, which give the details of the name, sighting, history, lure used and other notes on the photograph are on 'aged' paper. Strange, magical photographs! Very minor edge wear to dust jacket. This is a new, unread book. NF/NF 
Price: 14.00 USD
 
 
THE TREASURE OF THE ISLE OF MIST:  A TALE OF THE ISLE OF SKYE.  OXFORD CHILDREN'S LIBRARY NO. 18., Tarn, W.W.
10 Tarn, W.W. THE TREASURE OF THE ISLE OF MIST: A TALE OF THE ISLE OF SKYE. OXFORD CHILDREN'S LIBRARY NO. 18.
London Oxford University Press 1959 Very Good Very Good Margery Gill. 
150 pp, small 8vo (7 7/8" H). B&w illustrations by Margery Gill, dust jacket design by William Stobbs. First printing of this book in the Oxford Children's Library series (first published in 1919). "Fiona, living on the beautiful Isle of Skye with its caves and shores, its moorlands and ever-changing mists, sets out on a quest for faery treasure. Her search begins with her determination to find the Urchin who, because he has shot at birds with his catapult, has been carried away by the Little People. Under the wise guidance of the kind and learned Student, it develops into a search for something far more precious even than gold doubloons that the lively, down-to-earth Urchin himself would like to find. It is a haunting tale full of adventure, magic and mystery, of meetings with the strange Hawker, with faery folk, and with birds and beasts delightfully characterized. There is much humour and wisdom in it, and an underlying vein of poetry and imagination which enables the author to evoke most vividly the unique spirit of his much-loved Isle of Skye." Light browning to top/bottom edges of boards and on edges of text block, minor wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has soft crease at top of front flap, very light wear at top of spine and front flap-fold, slight fading on spine illustration. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CATWITCH., Tuttle, Lisa.
11 Tuttle, Lisa. CATWITCH.
Limpsfield Paper Tiger 1983 0905895843 / 9780905895840 First British Edition Very Good Very Good Una Woodruff. 
80 pp, 11 3/8" H. Beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout. "Jules (a tabby kitten) is adopted by Eva Eden, a glamorous witch who was once a film star, and taught to read, write and spell - the magical kind - for Eva needs his help in the search for Alicorn, a fabulous something that will make dreams come true, although nobody knows exactly what it is. Unfortunately, Alexander Wylie, a particularly unpleasant wizard, is also after Alicorn, but while Eva only wants to return to the silver screen, his purpose is much more sinister. How Jules accidentally summons faeries through the television set and journeys to their realm, how he helps to rescue a kidnapped faery Prince, and how our resourceful feline hero finally thwarts Wylie's evil schemes will enthrall and entertain children of all ages." Slight twist to spine, a very tiny piece of glue residue on front board. Dust jacket has minor soft wrinkle at top edge of rear panel, very minor wear to laminate at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
12 Wilkinson, Nevile. YVETTE IN SWITZERLAND AND TITANIA'S PALACE.
London Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press Very Good Good 
132 pp, 9 7/8" H. (c1925). Buff coloured boards with red lettering and decoration on spine and front board, map endpapers, 20 b&w and colour plates. Follows the adventures of Yvette (aged 14), her friend, Marietta (aged 13) and their guide and friend, The Painter, as they journey through Swizerland - interleaved with stories about Queen Titania and her Palace (as built by Mr. Wilkinson). Contents: Prologue; One Morn in May; The Arrival; Marietta's Chapter; The Journey; Yvette's Chapter; Lusmore's Trefoil; The Grand Chalet; A Page of History; Oberon's Peacock; Marietta's Second Chapter; Titania's Palace; Zermatt; Waterfalls and Music; Yvette's Second Chapter; The Gnomic Theory; The Merriest Music; Epilogue. The form at the back of the book for membership in the Companions (Boys) or Rose-Maidens (Girls) is present and attached. Gift inscription at top of half title page, small bookstore stamp on free rear endaper, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has some light edge wrinkling, small chips/tears - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, Light browning - mainly on spine and at edges, light soiling, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
13 Yolen, Jane. ELFABET: AN ABC OF ELVES.
Boston Little Brown 1990 0316969001 / 9780316969000 2nd Printing Very Good Very Good+ Lauren Mills. 
Unpaginated (approx. 32 pp), 11 1/4" H. Beautiful color illustrations throughout. "This ingenious alphabet book features an assortment of elves from A to Z. Each illuminated elf presents a different letter in a unique way. Some elves are clever, some are mischievous, all are endearing. Look inside and see if you can find everything alphabetical from alligator to zipper and all that comes in between." One tiny corner bump, small bump at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 


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