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388pp. Text of Northern folk tales - includes nursery and childhood folk-lore, omens and portents, ghost stories. With appendix of household names. This later edition published on behalf of the Folk-lore Society includes folk-lore, ballads, popular traditions etc. from remoter parts of the Northern Counties. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Rebound with new eps and paper title panel. Foxing and browning to prelims. Text block otherwise clean and tight Parchment covered hardback boards. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : The Folk Lore of the Northern Counties of ...
Éditeur : W. Satchell Peyton & Co [for the Folk-lore Society]
Date d'édition : 1879
Edition : Reprint.
Description du livre W. Satchell, Peyton and Co., London, 1879. Three-Quarter Leather. État : Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Relaid spine over original leather and marbled boards. Gilt titles. Marbled endpapers and red specled edges. 391pp. Original title page dated 1878 followed by second title page for 1879. A detailed compilation of folk-lore, customs and rituals, remedies and witchcraft from Lancashire, Yorkshire, Durham, Northumberland and the Borders. Corners rubbed and visible crack on the spine, now repaired. Previous owner's signature and date at top of title-page. Otherwise a bright tight copy of this scarce title. N° de réf. du libraire 000732
Description du livre Folk-Lore Society, London, 1879. Hardcover. État : Good. No Jacket. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library copy with all the markings. Inside front endpaper has been retaped. Text is clean. N° de réf. du libraire R6142