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Folklore/Mythology British From Byre Books


Ballads and Broadsides

By Michael Pollard (edited by)

Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1969 Part of the Folk-Song series. A collection of 48 ballads texts for Secondary school English teaching selected from Pepys, Percy and Child, from contemporary broadsides and from folk-song. Good, ex lib with usual markings, corners bumped, text clean and clear.


A History of English Balladry through the reign of Elizabeth
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A History of English Balladry through the reign of Elizabeth

By Bryant, Frank Egbert

Norwood, PA: Norwood Editions, 1973 A reprint of the author's doctoral thesis, originally published in 1913, with a new introduction by Robert S Thomson - a study of ballads in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. VG, no inscriptions, no DJ.


Prehistoric Britain

By Hawkes, Jaquetta and Christopher

Pelican Harmondsworth 1952 PB A summary of Britain's earliest years. Good 134pp 0


History of Christian Names Vol II

By Yonge, Charlotte M

Parker, Son, and Bourn London 1863 HB A discussion on the origin of names from Celtic, Teutonic and Slavonic myth, legend and history. Dark red cloth, faded and starting to split at spine edges, corners bumped, some age-mottling, generally VG 504pp 0