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Renaissance Books
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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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1 Lang, Andrew The Green Fairy Book
London Longmans, Green, and Co. 1893 Second Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by Ford, H. J. 
Some fading and moderate rubbing to cloth boards. Several small 1/8" chips and tears to cloth at edges and ends of spine. 1/2" loss of cloth at tail corner of front board. <1/4"chips to cloth at other corners of boards. Hinges broken and loose. Binding shaky. Large tear across most of inner margin of pp. 239-240, this leaf is nearly detached. Some foxing and fingermarks throughout. Occasional pencil marks.; Green cloth covers. Gilt dragon illustration on front board. Gilt illustration on spine. xi, [3], 366, 2 pages + frontis + in-text illustrations. All page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 181 x 122mm. The third fairy book. ; 8vo 
Price: 146.67 NZD
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2 Lang, Andrew The Origins of Religion and Other Essays
London Watts & Co. 1908 Original Wraps Poor with no dust jacket 
Wrappers very worn. Paper spine chipped and very worn. Adhesive tape repairs to spine and wrappers. 1/2" tears to margins of some leaves, not affecting text. Page corners dog-eared. A working copy. ; Issued for the Rationalist Press Association. "No. 34 - R. P. A. Cheap Reprints". 128 pages. Contents: Introduction; From "Custom and Myth": The Method of Folklore; The Bull-Roarer; A Far-Travelled Tale; Apollo and the Mouse; Star Myths; The "Kalevala"; The Divining Rod; The Art of Savages. From ""Cock Lane and Common Sense": Savage Spiritualism; Ancient Spiritualism. From "The Making or Religion": Crystal-Gazing. A New Essay: Theories of the Origins of Religion. ; 8vo 
Price: 40.50 NZD
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