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If you are passionate about mythology, you should definitely peruse the rare mythology books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are some truly remarkable rare mythology books available, and many of them come complete with gorgeous illustrations and ornate, unusual bindings. There is a wide variety of topics explored in the rare mythology books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room, and any of these books would surely increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.

De monstris et Monstrosis, quam Mirabilis, Bonus et Iustus in Mundo Administrando, sit Deus, Monstrantibus by Stengel, Georg

Ingolstadt: Gregorium Haenlin, Sumtu Ioannis Wagneri, 1647. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Bound in full vellum with yapp edges. Two paper labels hand lettered, plus faded early hand lettering on spine. Remnants of ties on front and rear covers. […

From Minotavros Books


The Iliad of Homer Vol 2 and Vol 5 by Homer. Trans by Pope, Alexander

W. Bowyer; Henry Lintot, London, 1720 Both of these volumes appear to have the signature of Reverend Henry Hawkins Tremayne (1741–1829) See pictures. To be clear, this has not been certified. The Reverend Henry Hawkins Tremayne was credited as initiati…

From Squeeze Gut Alley Rare Books


The Druids: A Study in Keltic Prehistory by Kendrick, T.D

London: Methuen, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Orig. purple cloth with Methuen imprint, but title-page is a cancel, giving "R.V. Coleman, New York." U.S. editions issued in different binding, xiv, 227. Illustrated. Some newsp…

From Minotavros Books


The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book by Tolkien, J.R.R

1963 First American Edition, Houghton Mifflin, copyright 1962. ILLUSTRATED BY PAULINE BAYNES. 9th Impression Thus. EXLIB. Good/Good condition unclipped dust jacket. RARE THUS. Original Price $6.95. Please see our photos. Dj now protected by mylar wrap.…

From Mary Riversong Books


Opera, Quaecumque Hactenus vel in lucem prodierunt, vel inueniri potuerunt omnia by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim

Text chiefly in Latin (with some words in Greek and Hebrew). Illustrated with woodcut medallion portrait of Agrippa on verso of both title pages and numerous woodcuts and diagrams in text. Thick 8vo. Bound in ½-blind-stamped pigskin (late 16th- or early …

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.


The Myths of Mexico & Peru by SPENCE, Lewis

1913 Myths of Mexico & Peru Inca Mayan Quetzalcoatl Legend MAP Color Illustrated James Lewis Spence was a Scottish journalist, poet, and author. He was Vice-President of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society. He compiled "A Dictionary of Myth…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Opera Omnia Germanica, das ist christliche, andächtige Betrachtungen und Ubungen, in der Liebe Gottes und deß Nächsten: Hiebevor in Lateinischer Spraach beschrieben... Jetzo aber... in das Teutsche vbersetzt by DREXEL, Jeremias

1645 Jeremias Drexel Jesuit Germanica Catholic Illustrated Esoteric Art Binding "All wizards and witches are the professed and sworn enemies of God. O prince, O King, let not witches live!" (Clark) – Jeremias Drexel Jeremias Drexel was a 17th-century …

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria by Lewis Spence

Lewis Spence - Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria; with eight plates in colour by Evelyn Paul and thirty-two other illustrations - London, George G. Harrap & Company, 1916 - First Edition - Hardcover - 412pp - 22x15 cmCondition Good: Cover has a whit…

From MagicWorldBooks


Le imagini de i dei de gli antichi nelle quali si contengono gl'idoli, riti, ceremonie, & altre cose appartenenti alla religione de gli antichi by Cartari, Vincenzo

First ILLUSTRATED edition. Very good copy. Very scarce Valgrisi edition. Complete [36], 566 [i. e. 560] pp. 88 full-page engraved copperplates. Ex libris. Few contemporary marks/annotations. …

From Caelestica Rare Books


Aesopi Phrygis Fabulae, elegantissimis iconibus illustratae. Cum latina versione, graeco textui adiuncta. Accesserunt et huic editioni, vltra pracedentes, icones quae in vita Aesopi desiderabantur. Adiectae sunt diuersorum fabulae, nec non opuscula quae in sequenti pagina videre est. by AESOP

1609 Aesop's Fables Greek Mythology AESOP Planudes Homer Batrachomyomachia Latin "A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him." ― Aesop, Aesop's Fables Aesop's fables have bee…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books



1581. CONTI, Natale. MYTHOLOGIAE, sive Explicationum Fabularum Libri X. In quibus omnia prope Naturalis & Moralis Philosophia dogmata contenta fuisse demonstantur. Nuper ab ipso autore pluribus sexcentis locis aucti & locupletati... Quibus acced…

From Boston Book Company



Amsterdam [i.e. London]: Printed for, and sold by, J. Weitstein, [1790?]. 8vo. [22.5 cm.] iv, 184 pages. Original boards recently rebacked in calf with leather spine label stamped in gold. Front free endpaper is a fairly inconspicuous replacement u…

From Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Ga'g, Wanda

Exlib. Good- Condition/ Good- Condition DJ. 1938. Coward-McCann, Inc. First Edition, 18th Printing Thus. A clean, solid copy. The beloved tale as the Grimm Brothers set it down, accompanied by perfect pictures." Translated and illustrated with woodcuts by…

From Mary Riversong Books


Natalis Comitis mythologiae, sive explicationis fabvlarvm, Libri decem: ...Nuper ab ipso autore recogniti & locupletati eivsdem libri IIII. de Venatione... addita Mythologia mvsarvm a Geofredo Linocerio uno libello... by CONTI, Natalis

1584 1ed FAMOUS Classical Mythology Mythologiae Comes Greek & Roman Esoteric Natalis Comes (Conti) was a 16th-century Italian humanist who is best, and mostly, remembered for his highly influential book 'Mythologiae'. This work became the standard sourc…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Les Metamorphoses d'Ovide en rondeaux imprimez et enrichis de figures par ordre de Sa Majesté by OVID, P Naso

1697 Ovid Metamorphoses in Rondeux Benserade Roman Greek Mythology Illustrated "I grabbed a pile of dust, and holding it up, foolishly asked for as many birthdays as the grains of dust, I forgot to ask that they be years of youth." ― Ovid, Metamorphose…

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