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CELTIC TALES., Chmelova, Elena.  Foreword by Frank Delaney.

Author Name    Chmelova, Elena. Foreword by Frank Delaney.

Title   CELTIC TALES.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Publisher   Twickenham Tiger Books International 1998

ISBN Number    1840560266 / 9781840560268

Illustrator   Zdenka Krejcova.

Seller ID   29769

205 pp, 4to (11" H). Pictorial endpapers. B&w and colour illustrations. A collection of 21 "most unusual folk and fairy tales. The Irish stories go back to the great Sagas, and there are also Celtic tales from Scotland, Wales and Brittany. The characters - kings, elves, peasants, monsters, heroes and lovely ladies - talk to one another the way real people do. The countryside as it was long ago is precisely and powerfully evoked; the stories are full of high adventure and romance, humour and pathos. They take the reader into a world of fantasy which is at the same time intensely real." Contents: Foreword; Introduction; King Conal's Horse (Ireland); How Gwion Became the Most Renowned of All the Singers (Wales); The Silver Hare (Brittany); Jamie and the Sleeping Beauty (Ireland); Big-Eyes (Wales); Diarmuid Redbeard the Magician (Ireland); The Three Miller's Sons (Brittany); The Fruit from the Garden of Vleago (Ireland); Glen Gowan (Scotland); The Truthful Prince (Galicia); Liam Donn (Ireland); How the Proud Town of Is Was Engulfed by the Sea (Brittany); How the Fisherman's Wife Saved the Elf-Queen's Child (Scotland); Master Goban (Ireland); How the Beautiful Helen Became Queen of Rome (Wales); How the Korrigans Dried their Gold (Brittany); Foxglove and the Little People (Ireland); How Janet Fought against the Queen of the Elves (Scotland); The Princess from the Enchanted Castle (Ireland); The Younger Brother (Brittany); What the Storyteller Did when He Ran out of Stories (Ireland). Bump to top of rear hinge. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, creases at top of rear hinge, very light 1 1/2" line indentation on front panel picture, minor rubbing.

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