November 20, 2020 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


73 Leather Bound Books on Mythology and Folklore

assorted titles related to the folklore and mythology of various cultures and regions, including: Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No. 2 - Shitakiri Suzume, Tokyo: Kobunsha, colored woodblock print illustrations; Teutonic Mythology by Jacob Grimm, London: George Bell and Sons, 1882, four volumes; Select Remains of the Ancient Popular and Romance Poetry of Scotland by David Laing, Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1885; Curious Myths of the Middle Ages by S. Baring-Gould, Oxford and Cambridge: Rivingtons, 1876; and others, all uniformly bound in three quarter blue leather, marbled boards and endpapers, morocco spine labels with gilt lettering, five raised bands, teg, bookplate for Louise Claire Loree

Provenance:Estate of Paul W. Doll, Jr., Lake Toxaway, North Carolina


wear to extremities, scattered toning, foxing, and dampstaining throughout, some offsetting throughout, bumped corners, scattered losses to leather; Essays on Superstitions volume I with some water damage and mold 

Estimate: $500 - $700
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