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Household Tales with other Traditional Remains collected in the counties of York, Lincoln, Derby and Nottingham

By Addy, Sidney Oldall

London/Sheffield: David Nutt/Pawson and Brailsford, 1895 Folktales and superstitions. Dark green cloth worn, marked and faded, decorative eps, front hinge weakening, blue pencil number to ffep verso, occasional marginal pencil marks throughout, good.

$60.69

Folk Festivals and Traditions of Devon - a guide to Devon calendar customs

By Devon Folklife Resgister

Exeter: Exter City Museums Service, 1980 Surviving customs revealing social history. Ex-lib, with a stiff plastic sheet protecting the front cover and a large chip out of the title page, o/w good.

$10.61

Legends and Folklore of Watchet

By Norman, W H (Ben)

W H Ben Norman Watchet 2000 PB Reprint. A fine collection of anecdotes from this small Somerset seaport, illustrated with old photographs and drawings. Name to ffep, o/w VG. 56pp 0

$8.25

North Country Calendar - part one, January to June

By Poulson, Joan

Hendon Publishing Nelson 1978 PB Old customs, rhymes, games, work, herbs and country lore through the seasons, illustrated with line drawings and old photographs. Stapled booklet, illustrative covers a little worn, no inscriptions, good. 40pp 0

$8.25

Somerset Remembers - recollections of country people

By SFWI

Somerset Federation of Women's Institutes Taunton 1978 PB Covers a little worn, pages yellowing, good. 125pp 0

$8.25

The Midlands in Legend and History

By anon.

McDougall's Educational Co. London PB Undated - 1930's? A children's reader, with tales and songs. Decorative cover worn and marked, pages yellowed and creased, good. 119pp 0

$11.79

Exploring Historic Britain

By Gaunt, Arthur

Southern London 1st 1947 HB For 'Britain' here read England - abbeys, castles, windmills, crosses, inns, almshouses and more, and the curious tales associated with them. Red cloth cover just a little worn, slight age-mottling to prelims, no inscriptions, generally VG, no DJ. 94pp 0

$8.25

Echoes of Other Days - some leaves of Northern Lore

By Lumley, D

Northumberland Press Limited Newcastle upon Tyne 1930 HB Second edition. Historical anecdotes from Northumberland, illustrated with photographs. Blue cloth, spine faded, age-mottling to page edges and to prelims, name plate to front paste-down, o/w 159pp 0

$12.97

Edge of the Unknown

By Williams, Michael

Bossiney Books St Teath 1995 PB Psychic phenomena in Cormwall. Good. 94pp 0

$8.25

Piers the Plowman

By Langland, William

Clarendon Oxford 1869 HB The 14th century English classic, edited by Walter W Skeat Slight bumping to corners, spine worn top and tail, hinges starting. Very occasionaly annotated. Name to ffep. 195pp 0

$8.25

The Lost Journal of Robyn Hood, Outlaw

By Ryan, David Stuart

Kozmik Press London 1st, 1989 A novel. VG in VG DJ, not price-clipped 187pp

$29.43

The Adventures of Robin Hood

By Pyle, Howard

Collins London 1986 HB A fine retelling of the traditional tales. VG in VG, slightly edge-worn, DJ 192pp 0

$8.25

The Vale of the White Horse - Land and People

By Stebbing, Nancy

Oxfordshire County Council Museum Services PB Undated - late 70's? Museum publication No. 9, giving the history of the man-made landscape of the Vale. Stapled booklet, good 32pp 0

$8.25

A Cotswold Village

By Gibbs, J. Arthur

John Murray London 1st 1898 HB Country Life and Pursuits in Gloucestershire - a gentle classic. Red cloth, gold lettering and decoration, rather worn, gilt on top, some age-mottling, name to half title, small tear to title page edge, some edge-wear, generally VG 431pp 0

$34.60

Juliana

By Strunk, William

D C Heath Boston 1904 HB The Old English life of Saint Juliana. Grey and maroon decorated cloth, VG, no inscriptions 133pp 0

$29.43

Legends of Cornwall

By Jones, Sally

Bossiney Books St Teath 1980 PB 'The Land of Legend' VG 100pp 0

$8.25

More Surrey Tales

By Alexander, Mathew

Countryside Books Newbury 1986 PB Folktales and traditions from Surrey. VG, inscribed by previous owner on half title page 96pp 0

$8.25

Supernatural in Cornwall

By Williams, Michael

Bossiney Books PB Undated (1970's). Current hauntings, and some earlier tales. Good - cover a little worn, pages yellowed 116pp 0

$8.25