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Image for Green man: the archetype of our oneness with the Earth

Green man: the archetype of our oneness with the Earth

By: Anderson, William

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 1991

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 52085

ISBN: 0005992559

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked larger format (9½" x 7½") softback, card covers a little rubbed at the corners. 176 pages, illustrated by 136 photographs (some in colour) by Clive Hicks, notes, bibliography, index View more info

FLS news: the newsletter of the Folklore Society no.5 (July 1987)

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Folklore Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52894

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound A4 magazine, stapled spine, paper covers, no inscriptions. 12 pages View more info

Image for Weird tales from Northern Seas: from the Danish of Jonas Lie

Weird tales from Northern Seas: from the Danish of Jonas Lie

By: Bain, R. Nisbet

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd: 1893

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 62863

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Hardback bound in blue cloth with titles on dark blue panels, cloth is a little rubbed at the spine ends & corners and is dulled at the spine, nice bookplate of William Roughead, no inscriptions. x + 202 pages, tissue guarded frontispiece (tissue is a little foxed) & 11 illustrations on plates by Laurence Housman View more info

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East Anglian folklore: and other tales

By: Barrett, W. H. & Garrod, R. P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38345

ISBN: 0710083009

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a spine-faded unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xvi + 144 pages, 7 drawings in the text View more info

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The story of the gypsies

By: Bercovici, Konrad

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61189

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with silver titles, spine and top of front board sunned, cloth rubbed at corners and spine edges, name & date on half title page. 320 pages, photos on plates by E. O. Hoppe View more info

County folk-lore: Leicestershire And Rutland

By: Billson, Charles James

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Lightning Source: 2010

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 56920

ISBN: 1445521482

Condition: Fine


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 154 pages, bibliography. A facsimile of part three of County Folk Lore, originally published in 1895 View more info

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Gypsies: their life and customs

By: Block, Martin Friedrich

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1938

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 61184

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Reading copy, an ex library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, no inscriptions, tightly bound in dark blue cloth with gilt titles. xii + 248 pages, 79 photos on plates View more info

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Tales from the Mabinogion

By: Bowen, Olwen & Kennedy, Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1971

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 60969

ISBN: 0575003650

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket, spine lightly sunned (gone to yellow from orange). Appears little used. 158 pages, illustrations in the text by Richard Kennedy, glossary View more info

Dzelarhons: myths of the northwest coast and Child of her people (2 paperbacks)

By: Cameron, Anne

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Canada, Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54089

Condition: Very Good


2 clean and tightly bound paperback originals, no inscriptions, spines uncreased, card covers rubbed at corners but generally appear little used. Dzelarhons; 160 pages. Child; published by Siren Books in 1987, top page edges foxed, 208 pages View more info

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Magic in names and in other things

By: Clodd, Edward

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61036

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth has a splashmark to the front cover and minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. viii + 238 pages, index View more info

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Tales and legends of Ireland

By: Cosens, Monica

Price: £15.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1932

Edition: Reprint; Third Printing

Seller ID: 62878

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with black titles & decoration, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, prize inscription on front pastedown otherwise internally unmarked. 128 pages, illustrations on plates by Ila Hearn View more info

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The young Oxford book of folk-tales

By: Crossley-Holland, Kevin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39678

ISBN: 0192781413

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. x + 214 pages, illustrations in the text, glossary View more info

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Irish folk tales

By: Curtin, Jeremiah; O Duilearga, Seamus (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dublin, Talbot Press Limited: 1964

Edition: Reprint; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 62918

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor chipping at the corners. Appears little used. xvi + 182 pages, photo frontispiece, notes & introduction by the editor View more info

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Russian folk tales

By: Duddington, Natalie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24808

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 144 pages, illustrations in the text by Dick Hart View more info

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Egil's saga

By: Eddison, E. R.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63063

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth has a splashmark to the front cover, minor rubbing at corners, initials/date on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. xxxvi + 346 pages + 8pp maps, chronology, genealogy, notes, index View more info

Canadian folklore

By: Fowke, Edith

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Canada, Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54504

ISBN: 0195406710

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. viii + 150 pages, frontispiece, bibliography, index. View more info

A book of Goblins

By: Garner, Alan (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 55429

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, imprint of name on top of front cover otherwise no inscriptions. 222 pages, illustrations in the text by Krystyna Turska, notes, bibliography View more info

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Irish folktales

By: Glassie, Henry (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1987

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 13391

ISBN: 0140595090

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Irish fairy book

By: Graves, Alfred Perceval

Price: £7.50

Publisher: A. & C. Black, Ltd.: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 37349

Condition: 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 View more info

Staffordshire: customs, superstitions and folklore

By: Hackwood, F. W.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: East Ardsley, EP Publishing Limited: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56677

Condition: 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 View more info