Mythology

  • The Mothers in Faust The Myth of Time and Creativity

    The Mothers in Faust: The Myth of Time and Creativity by Harold Jantz, published in 1969. An indepth illustrated study of the ancient Faustian legend. Sections Include: The Eternal Woman, The Mysteries, Etc. Hardcover with original jacket, near fine.


  • The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie

    The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie by Richard Wagner with Illustrations by Arthur Rackham, published in 1910. A classsic work of Germanic Mythology. Second impression. Hardcover with heavy shelfwear, especially to the spine. All illustrated plates present and pastedowns clean and tight.


  • The Songs of Sidi Hammo

    Rendered into English for the First Time by R.L.N. Johnston

    Published in 1907

    The Parables of Sidi Hammo the ancient Berber poet. Sections Include:

    • In Praise of Fadma
    • Earthly Wisdom, Reflections
    • Lost Love, Fragments
    • At the Shrine of Fadma

    Hardcover with an unusual gilt design used to ward off the evil eye. Light shelfwear only.


  • 1912 The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

    The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with Illustrations Photographed from Life Studies by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming, published in 1912. Unusual illustrations. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends.