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Author Name    Crossley-Holland, Kevin, chosen and introduction by. (Thomas Crofton Croker, Edward Clodd, Sir John Rhys, George Waldron, Helen Waddell, Sir Walter Scott, Joseph Jacobs, Alan Garner, Thomas Keightley, Hugh Miller, Ernest M. Marwick, P.H. Emerson, et al.)

Title   FOLK-TALES OF THE BRITISH ISLES.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   London Folio Society 1985

Illustrator   Hannah Firmin.

Seller ID   29061

393 pp, 9" H. Bound in quarter black cloth, light green paper boards with a pattern in dark green based on a design by Birgitte Cramer, light green endpapers. Gilt lettering/decoration on spine. Medium brown slipcase. Hannah Firmin's b&w wood-engravings consist of a frontispiece and 57 head-pieces, one of which is used seven times. A collection of folk-tales, legends and fairy tales from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the Isle of Man, under the headings: Fairies; Origins and Causes; Kings and Heroes; Fabulous Beasts; Nursery and Jocular; Ghosts; Fables and Animal Tales; Giants and Strong Men; Historical; Saints and Devils; Enchantment; Envoi. Tiny bump at bottom of rear hinge. Slipcase has tiny dent on one front edge, light soiling on bottom panel, very small bump at one top rear corner.

Folio  Society,  Folk  Tales,  British  Isles,  England,  Scotland,  Wales,  Myths,  Legends,  Fairy  Tales,  Ireland,  Fairies,  Isle  Of  Man,  Kings,  Heroes,  Knights,  Dragons,  Mythological  Creatures,  Ghosts,  Fables,  Giants,  Magic,  Folklore.,  Charlotte  Burne,  Georgina  Jackson,  Joseph  Train,  Robert  Southey,  T.  Gwynn  Jones,  Douglas  Hyde,  Sean  O'sullivan,  Andrew  Lang,  Kockgrafton,  Llyn  Y  Fan  Fach,  Tamlane,  Eggshells,  Assipattle,  Wrekin,  Fior  Usga,  Fionn,  Diarmaid,  Grainne,  Knights,  Warriors,  Wantley,  Spirit  Horse,  Black  Bull  Of  Norroway,  Three  Bears,  Wee  Bunnock,  Munachar,  Three  Wise  Men  Of  Gotham,  Football,  Croglin  Grange,  Foxes,  Geese,  Loch  Lein,  Black  Gang  Chyne,  Tom  Hickathrift,  Blacksmiths,  Jack  And  Bean-Stalk,  Garlatha,  Bedd  Gelert,  Dick  Whittington,  Ivar  And  Matilda,  Cromwell,  O'donnell,  King  O'toole,  Devil,  Crowza  Stones,  Demon  Cat,  Tom  Thumb,  Daniel  O'rourke,  Rashin  Coatie,  Spells,  Black  Annis,  Paddo. 

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