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Folk-Lore: A Quarterly Review of Myth, Tradition, Institution, & Custom; Being the Transactions of the… by  e (Folk-Lore Society) (R.M. Dawkins; Henry Balfour; Mark R. Taylor; Sir Richard Temple; Stuart Piggott; T.W. Carrick; Violet Mason; A. Allan Goome; Alice B. Gomme; Theodore Besterman; W.R. Halliday; Sean O'Faolain; H.W. Howes; M. Gaster; E.O. James - Hardcover - 1929 - from N & A Smiles (SKU: 681)

Folk-Lore: A Quarterly Review of Myth, Tradition, Institution, & Custom; Being the Transactions of the Folk-Lore Society and Incorporating The Archaeological Revue and The Folk-Lore Journal Vol.XL 1931 - Vol.XLVI 1935 (7 vols)

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Folk-Lore: A Quarterly Review of Myth, Tradition, Institution, & Custom; Being the Transactions of the Folk-Lore Society and Incorporating The Archaeological Revue and The Folk-Lore Journal Vol.XL 1931 - Vol.XLVI 1935 (7 vols)

by (Folk-Lore Society) (R.M. Dawkins; Henry Balfour; Mark R. Taylor; Sir Richard Temple; Stuart Piggott; T.W. Carrick; Violet Mason; A. Allan Goome; Alice B. Gomme; Theodore Besterman; W.R. Halliday; Sean O'Faolain; H.W. Howes; M. Gaster; E.O. James, e

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London: The Folk-Lore Society 1929-1935 7 vols 8vo, 1929 A Set of 7 consecutive volumes, all Near Fine original brown cloth, gilt device & titles, some minor edgewear, rear board stained on one volume, some mild foxing to prelims, else internally Fine and unread throughout, containing a wealth of folklore garnered from all over the world. Contents include Concerning Thunderbolts; Norfolk Folklore; The Devil in Roumanian Folklore; European Versions of the Tar-Baby Story; Tales of the Chippewa Indians; The Troubadours; Gallegan Folklore; Scraps of English Folklore; Rodent-Gods in Ancient & Modern Times; The Belief in Rebirth among the Natives of Africa; The Bull in Scottish Folklore; Mummers' Plays and the Sacer Ludus; Precious Stones in the Middle-English Verse of the Fourteenth Century; Tibetan Tales; Myth of the Origin of Smallpox; Folk Stories from the Northern Solomons; English Folk Dances; The Deer-Cult of the Ancient Caledonians; The Murderers of St Thomas Becket in Popular Tradition; Were Fairies an Earlier Race of Men; The Hawk of Achill; Pagan Baptism in the West; Whence Comes the Dread of Ghosts; Alchemy and Alchemists; Crossing the Legs; The Origins and Development of the Belief in Fairies; The Hero of Tradition; Folklore Films; Magical Jewels of the Renaissance; Some Witchcraft Tales; Myths and Folktales of the Wheelman Tribe of South-Western Australia; Myth and Legend at Troy; The Double-Headed God; Dzamutra, or The Bridegroom; Witches and Witchcraft; and much more.

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We are located on the Great Eastern Highway in the Central Wheatbelt town of Kellerberrin in Western Australia, 2-1/2 hours drive from Perth. We are directly opposite East Crossing Road, nestled in between the Tyre Service and the TAFE College. Public Transport is available via the Prospector & Avon Link passenger train services, or via the Goldfields Express bus service. We specialise in Collectible Paperbacks with an emphasis on Science Fiction and Crime Novels, but we also carry an extensive range of Mythology, Icelandic Sagas, Middle English Texts, Australian Exploration, Aboriginal Studies, Tolkien, Gor Books, Proto Science Fiction, Early SF Pulp Magazines and much more. Drop in for a browse and cup of coffee.

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