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Folklore

Folklore

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The evil eye: studies in the folklore of vision, Gifford, Edward S.
21 Gifford, Edward S. The evil eye: studies in the folklore of vision
U.S.A Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1958 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in quarter red cloth with gilt titles over decorated paper on boards, endpapers tanned, no inscriptions. viii + 216 pages, text illustrations, bibliography, index 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Irish folktales, Glassie, Henry (ed)
22 Glassie, Henry (ed) Irish folktales
Penguin 1987 0140595090 / 9780140595093 First English Edition Softcover Very Good 
Very clean, tightly bound paperback, spine slightly creased, but appears little used, no inscriptions. 125 Irish stories from a wide selection of sources. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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The Irish fairy book, Graves, Alfred Perceval
23 Graves, Alfred Perceval The Irish fairy book
A. & C. Black, Ltd. 1938 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in beige cloth with green titles, minor browning at page edges, no inscriptions. x + 310 pages, colour frontispiece & b/w drawings in the text by George Denham 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Staffordshire: customs, superstitions and folklore, Hackwood, F. W.
24 Hackwood, F. W. Staffordshire: customs, superstitions and folklore
East Ardsley EP Publishing Limited 1974 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges & sunned at the spine. 178 pages, index 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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The twelve days of Christmas, Hadfield, Miles & John
25 Hadfield, Miles & John The twelve days of Christmas
Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 176 pages, colour & b/w photos on plates, index 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Lancashire folk-lore, Harland, John & Wilkinson, Thomas Turner
26 Harland, John & Wilkinson, Thomas Turner Lancashire folk-lore
East Ardsley S. R. Publishers 1972 0854097228 / 9780854097227 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket on which the spine has faded from purple to blue and from red to pale pink. Otherwise excellent, appears little used. viii + xii + 303 pages, new foreword by A. E. Green 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Lancashire legends: traditions, pageants, sports, etc., with an appendix containing a rare tract on the Lancashire witches, etc., Harland, John & Wilkinson, Thomas Turner
27 Harland, John & Wilkinson, Thomas Turner Lancashire legends: traditions, pageants, sports, etc., with an appendix containing a rare tract on the Lancashire witches, etc.
Epworth EP Publishing Ltd. 1973 0854098518 / 9780854098514 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket on which the spine title & publiher's name has faded from red to pale pink. Otherwise excellent, aappears little used. xxxvi + 284 pages, frontispiece 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Folklore: the journal of the Folklore Society, volume 72, December 1961, Hole, Christina (ed)
28 Hole, Christina (ed) Folklore: the journal of the Folklore Society, volume 72, December 1961
The Folklore Society 1961 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 97 + xxii pages, indexes for volumes 71 & 72 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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29 Hole, Christina; Simpson, Jacqueline; Bennett, Gillian; Westwood Jennifer and Lysaght, Patricia (eds) Folklore: the journal of the Folklore Society. Volume 88 - Volume 124 (complete run from 1977 - 2013; 78 issues)
The Folklore Society 1977 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
78 clean and tightly bound paperback originals, spines uncreased, some page edges foxed, some creased at corners, Vol 88 no. 2 front cover has short closed tear at spine, no inscriptions, generally appear little used. Approx 128 pages per issue, illustrations in the text, indexes. Extremely heavy set (over 21kg unpacked) so additional postage will be requested 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Medieval number symbolism: its sources, meaning and influence on thought and expression, Hopper, Vincent Foster
30 Hopper, Vincent Foster Medieval number symbolism: its sources, meaning and influence on thought and expression
U.S.A Cooper Square Publishers 1969 New edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Reading copy, an ex college library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, no inscriptions, bound in publisher's grey cloth with green titles. xiv + 242 pages, footnotes, bibliography, index 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The restoration of Cock Robin: nursery rhymes and carols restored to their original meanings, Iles, Norman
31 Iles, Norman The restoration of Cock Robin: nursery rhymes and carols restored to their original meanings
Robert Hale 1989 070903833X / 9780709038337 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 220 pages, illustrations in the text, reading list, index 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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32 Jones, Lavender Customs and folklore of Worcestershire
Estragon 1970 First Edition Softcover Fair 
Clean paperback original, stapled spine, glossy pictorial covers, staples rusty and central pages detached, no inscriptions. 32 pages, illustrations in the text, bibliography 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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33 Jones, Malcolm (ed.) Essays in lore & language : presented to John Widdowson on the occasion of his retirement
Sheffield National Centre for English Cultural Tradition 2001 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 368 pages, a few illustrations in the text, references 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Plants of mystery and magic, Jordan, Michael
34 Jordan, Michael Plants of mystery and magic
Blandford Press 1997 0713726458 / 9780713726459 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket 
Good reading copy, ex private library with a stamp on the front endpaper and in the margin of page 49, but otherwise as new in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 128 pages, colour photos throughout, bibliography, index 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Dictionnaire des superstitions: origines, symboles, secrets et mode d'emploi, Laurioz, Hubert
35 Laurioz, Hubert Dictionnaire des superstitions: origines, symboles, secrets et mode d'emploi
France Albin Michel, Editeur 1998 2226100725 / 9782226100726 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 336 pages, notes, bibliography. Texte en francaise. Text in French 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Sonne uber Albanien: beitrage zur Albanischen folklore, Lloyd, Albert L.; Stabler, Gerhard & Uci, Alfred
36 Lloyd, Albert L.; Stabler, Gerhard & Uci, Alfred Sonne uber Albanien: beitrage zur Albanischen folklore
Germany Deutsch-Albanische Freundschaftsgesellschaft 1980 First Edition Softcover Good 
Text in German. Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, card covers creased at corners, book rippled, no inscriptions. 122 pages, illustrations in the text 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Clever Gretchen and other forgotten folktales, Lurie, Alison
37 Lurie, Alison Clever Gretchen and other forgotten folktales
William Heinemann 1978 0434948993 / 9780434948994 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the corners. Appears little used. xiv + 114 pages, illustrated by Margot Tomes 
Price: 13.50 GBP
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38 Malcolm, James Peller Anecdotes of the manners and customs of London: from the Roman invasion to the year 1700, etc. [volume 3 only of a 3 volume set]
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown 1811 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Clean hardback tightly bound in full brown mottled calf with gilt titles on a red spine panel, 7 raised spine bands, a recent professional rebind with the original boards retained inc. gilt bordering, original endpapers retained, no inscriptions. iv + 332 pages, 1 plate, index to all 3 volumes. A handsome copy but sadly an orphan - we don't have volumes 1 or 2 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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39 Martin, Christina Holy wells of the British Isles
Presteigne Wooden Books 2000 190241828X / 9781902418285 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean & tightly bound small format hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 58 pages, illustrations in the text by the author, gazetteer 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Heritage of the West, Martin, Ernest W.
40 Martin, Ernest W. Heritage of the West
Heath Cranton 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with black titles and bordering, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 192 pages, b/w frontispiece, foreword by Llewelyn Powys. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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