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Product Description: The only Tarot to use the ancient beliefs of the Cathars to power its journey.The Cathar Tarot is a living Book of Images. It takes as its starting point the beliefs of the Cathars, which were in turn founded on the ancient belief system known as Gnosticism...read more

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9781780289120 | Tcr crds edition (Watkins Pub Ltd, December 20, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The only Tarot to use the ancient beliefs of the Cathars to power its journey.

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Product Description: An extensive investigation of the origins and numerous sightings of the mysterious and terrifying figure known as Spring-Heeled Jack • Shares original 19th-century newspaper accounts of Spring-Heeled Jack encounters as well as 20th and 21st-century reports • Explains his connections to Jack the Ripper and the Slender Man • Explores his origins in earlier mythical beings from folklore, his Steampunk popularity, and the theory that he may be an alien from a high-gravity planet Spring-Heeled Jack--a tall, thin, bounding figure with bat-like wings, clawed hands, wheels of fire for eyes, and breath of blue flames--first leapt to public attention in Victorian London in 1838, springing over hedges and walls, from dark lanes and dank graveyards, to frighten and sometimes physically attack women...read more

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9781620554968 | Destiny Books, October 22, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An extensive investigation of the origins and numerous sightings of the mysterious and terrifying figure known as Spring-Heeled Jack • Shares original 19th-century newspaper accounts of Spring-Heeled Jack encounters as well as 20th and 21st-century reports • Explains his connections to Jack the Ripper and the Slender Man • Explores his origins in earlier mythical beings from folklore, his Steampunk popularity, and the theory that he may be an alien from a high-gravity planet Spring-Heeled Jack--a tall, thin, bounding figure with bat-like wings, clawed hands, wheels of fire for eyes, and breath of blue flames--first leapt to public attention in Victorian London in 1838, springing over hedges and walls, from dark lanes and dank graveyards, to frighten and sometimes physically attack women.

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Product Description: Adolphus Pringle lived a relatively normal life before he met Henry Hunter, but being the best friend of a twelve-year-old millionaire genius certainly makes life interesting. He has accompanied Henry on adventures all over the world and encountered dozens of supernatural creatures...read more

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9781510710382 | Sky Pony Pr, September 6, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Adolphus Pringle lived a relatively normal life before he met Henry Hunter, but being the best friend of a twelve-year-old millionaire genius certainly makes life interesting.

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9781783700448 | Bonnier Pub Fiction, April 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: When schoolboy super-sleuth Henry Hunter uncovers a clue about the legendary Beast of Snagov, the origin of all vampires, he and friend Dolf travel to Whitby and Romania on its trail.

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Product Description: The parents of a friend of Henry's have gone missing—disappeared from the very deck of their boat in the Caribbean. The only lead Henry and Dolf have is the sighting of a ghostly galleon and a huge tentacle of mist. Exploring the local pirate history and myths, Henry and Dolf uncover a cursed crew of pirates, led by no other than the deadly Edward Teach—Blackbeard himself...read more

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9781783701377 | Trafalgar Square Books, July 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The parents of a friend of Henry's have gone missing—disappeared from the very deck of their boat in the Caribbean.

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Product Description: With a foreword by Iain Sinclair. London is an ancient city, whose foundation dates back literally thousands of years into the legendary prehistory of these islands. Not surprisingly it has accumulated a large number of stories, both historic and mythical, during this period, many of which, though faithfully recorded at the time, have lain almost forgotten in dusty libraries throughout the city...read more

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9781473620247 | Coronet, May 17, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: With a foreword by Iain Sinclair.

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Product Description: Here is a fascinating collection of traditional Celtic stories to amaze and entertain you. Animal tricksters, boasters, and heroes all dwell herein, set amidst the dazzling universe of Celtic lore. Now you can relate these archetypes of the shamanic tradition to your life today...read more
By Ari Berk (foreword by), John Matthews and Frances Wilson (illustrator)

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9781859064009 | Box pap/cr edition (Connections Book Pub, May 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Here is a fascinating collection of traditional Celtic stories to amaze and entertain you.

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Product Description: Reflections on Life is a series of poems covering one man's journey through life-its trials, failures, successes, and dreams. It is a reflection of life's true values and ultimate satisfaction. This collection is dedicated to my friends and my family, who have given me love and comfort...read more

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9781514460115 | Xlibris Corp, February 12, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Reflections on Life is a series of poems covering one man's journey through life-its trials, failures, successes, and dreams.

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9781514460108 | Reprint edition (Xlibris Corp, February 12, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Reflections on Life is a series of poems covering one man's journey through life-its trials, failures, successes, and dreams.

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Product Description: This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in Singapore Zoo...read more

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9781138877610 | Psychology Pr, May 21, 2015, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees.

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Product Description: This is a lively and absorbing account of the world of Celtic myth and the role it has played in the development of western culture. Included here are:The world of the Celts, including an historical overview from their emergence as an identifiable people around 1000 B...read more
By John Matthews (foreword by)

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9781578635863 | Red Wheel/Weiser, May 1, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This is a lively and absorbing account of the world of Celtic myth and the role it has played in the development of western culture.

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Product Description: We train because we are human and we become human because we train. This is the surprising and original conclusion of Anatomy of Performance Training, in which John Matthews shows how training is a very human response to the problems of having a body and living in the world...read more

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9781408184103 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, November 20, 2014, cover price $206.00 | About this edition: We train because we are human and we become human because we train.

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9781408184059 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, November 20, 2014, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: We train because we are human and we become human because we train.

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Product Description: The ancient healing traditions based on spiritual connections. New to Firefly's Bible series (Ayurveda Bible, Secret Societies Bible) this guide to shamanism is an evocative and detailed journey from its animistic origins in Europe, North America, Siberia and the Arctic 70,000 years ago, to the contemporary rituals practiced today...read more

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9781770854673 | Firefly Books Ltd, September 11, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The ancient healing traditions based on spiritual connections.

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Product Description: Bestseller John James returns with this witty, serpentine novel, which weaves the Arthurian legends into the wider fabric of the struggle for Europe.Gwenevere, Arthur's Saxon wife, is a problem. As the dynastic cement between the British and the Saxons, her marriage to Arthur will result in a child that will unite both sides...read more

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9781848664128 | Gardners Books, July 31, 2014, cover price $30.90 | About this edition: Bestseller John James returns with this witty, serpentine novel, which weaves the Arthurian legends into the wider fabric of the struggle for Europe.

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Product Description: In 1891, it would take a new breed of cop to catch the most notorious killer of all time - The first in a series of hard-boiled New York Victorian mysteries, featuring Finley Jameson, an aristocratic intellectual English criminal profiler, and Joseph Argenti, a streetwise New York cop...read more

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9781909223363 | Gardners Books, September 19, 2013, cover price $14.10 | About this edition: In 1891, it would take a new breed of cop to catch the most notorious killer of all time - The first in a series of hard-boiled New York Victorian mysteries, featuring Finley Jameson, an aristocratic intellectual English criminal profiler, and Joseph Argenti, a streetwise New York cop.

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Product Description: Dr. John Dee (1527-1609)--arguably the most famous of the Elizabethan magicians--was a visionary who straddled the worlds of science and magic. Court astrologer to Elizabeth I, he devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination and Hermetic philosophy...read more

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9781859063675 | Box pap/cr edition (Connections Book Pub, June 1, 2013), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Dr.

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Product Description:   The author of Abrams’ How to See Faeries (with Brian Froud) opens the land of faerie to all readers. The book provides a broad overview of faeries, including a Who’s Who of Faeries; Good Faeries vs. Bad Faeries; Faerie Courts; Faerie Spells; and Faerie Sightings...read more
By Matt Dangler (illustrator) and John Matthews

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9781419706738 | Nov edition (Harry N Abrams Inc, May 21, 2013), cover price $27.50 | About this edition:   The author of Abrams’ How to See Faeries (with Brian Froud) opens the land of faerie to all readers.

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Product Description: It’s a love story... “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, so that whoever believes in Him will not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 This is the theme of the Bible. All great love stories have heroes and tragedy and triumph, and there is no story more dramatic than the account of your redemption through Jesus’ blood recorded in the Bible...read more

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9781484826454 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 30, 2013, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: It’s a love story.

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Product Description: Enter a mystical landscape peopled with archetypal characters and rich in myth and legend - the world of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. The universal appeal of the Arthurian tales lies in their primal quality: they deal with every aspect of human life, from the eternal struggle to overcome obstacles to the continuing search for fulfillment...read more
By John Matthews and Will Worthington (illustrator)

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9781859063644 | Box fol cr edition (Connections Book Pub, December 1, 2012), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Enter a mystical landscape peopled with archetypal characters and rich in myth and legend - the world of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.

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Product Description: Tell daring tales of adventure with this exciting new create-a-story pack.Create your own action-packed adventures with this new kit from StoryWorld. The box contains twenty-eight cards that suggest all kinds of characters, places, and objects that you can use to make up your own stories...read more
By Wayne Anderson (illustrator), Philip Hood (illustrator), Peter Malone (introduced by), Caitlin Matthews and John Matthews

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9780763653170, titled "Quests and Adventures Create-A-Story Kit: Create-a-Story" | Box pap/cr edition (Templar, February 14, 2012), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Tell daring tales of adventure with this exciting new create-a-story pack.

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Product Description: Responding to the revitalized interest in the area of training for performance, this invaluable resource is the first academic book to provide a comprehensive definition of one of the most frequently used terms in theatre and performance studies...read more

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9781408129180 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, August 16, 2011, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Responding to the revitalized interest in the area of training for performance, this invaluable resource is the first academic book to provide a comprehensive definition of one of the most frequently used terms in theatre and performance studies.

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9781408129173 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, August 16, 2011, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: 'Training for Performance is the first work of its kind; not in the sense that it addresses training for performance, but in that it invites a critical questioning of the imperatives and the rhetoric which govern academic and practical concerns for training alike.

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Product Description: The story of the Grail and those who seek it remains one of the most enduring myths known to the West. In this book the stories and legends are explored in depth and the ongoing spiritual Quest outlined by a world-renowned authority on the subject...read more

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9781904658443 | Aeon Books Ltd, July 30, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The story of the Grail and those who seek it remains one of the most enduring myths known to the West.

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Product Description: The myths and legends of King Arthur and his knights, of the enchanter Merlin, and of their quests and adventures, form one of the greatest cycles of stories ever composed. In this book the most important tales are explored in depth by one of the world's best known authorities on this subject...read more

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9781904658429 | Aeon Books Ltd, July 30, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The myths and legends of King Arthur and his knights, of the enchanter Merlin, and of their quests and adventures, form one of the greatest cycles of stories ever composed.

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Product Description: Have you ever wanted to tell a story but not known how to begin? The StoryWorld series is specially designed to inspire storytellers, Each card introduces a character, place, or event, which can be combined to create original and exciting tales...read more
By Caitlin Matthews, John Matthews and Various (corporate author)

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9780763653200, titled "Legends of the Sea: Create-a-story Kit" | Box nov pa edition (Candlewick Pr, April 12, 2011), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Have you ever wanted to tell a story but not known how to begin?

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Product Description: Step into the magical world of the fairies or sail the seven seas with these exciting create-a-story kits from StoryWorld.Have you ever wanted to tell a story but not known how to begin? The StoryWorld series is specially designed to inspire storytellers, Each card introduces a character, place, or event, which can be combined to create original and exciting tales...read more
By Wayne Anderson (illustrator), Matilda Harrison (illustrator), Caitlin Matthews, John Matthews, Debra McFarlane (illustrator) and Ian Penney (illustrator)

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9780763653484 | Crds/bklt edition (Candlewick Pr, April 12, 2011), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Step into the magical world of the fairies or sail the seven seas with these exciting create-a-story kits from StoryWorld.

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Product Description: Visit www.rumsfeld.com for more.Discover the enhanced e-book edition of Known and Unknown offering an unprecedented reading experience for a memoir by a major public figure. For web-connected readers, it features more than 500 links to never-before-available original documents from Donald Rumsfeld's extensive personal archive...read more

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9781595230676, titled "Known and Unknown: A Memoir" | Sentinel, February 8, 2011, cover price $36.00 | also contains Known and Unknown: A Memoir | About this edition: Visit www.

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