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A Dictionary of English folklore

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Are there any legends about cats? Is Cinderella an English story? What is (or was) a Mumming Play? The subject of folklore covers an extremely wide field, with connections to virtually every aspect of life. It ranges from the bizarre to the seemingly mundane. Similarly, folklore is as much a feature of the modern technological age as the ancient world, of every part of the country, both urban and rural, and of every age group and occupation. Containing 2000 entries, from dragons to Mother Goose, May Day to Michaelmas, this reference work is an absorbing and entertaining guide to English folklore.

1st edition hardback with dust jacket in very good condition: slightly faded dust jacket along the spine; clean pages; no marginal writing/highlighting on the main text.

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Author(s):
Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15cm
Edition:
1st 2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
019210019X
ISBN-13:
9780192100191
Number of pages:
411
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
A Dictionary of English Folklore

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Are there any legends about cats? Is Cinderella an English story? What is (or was) a Mumming Play? The subject of folklore covers an extremely wide field, with connections to virtually every aspect of life. It ranges from the bizarre to the seemingly mundane. Similarly, folklore is as much a feature of the modern technological age as the ancient world, of every part of the country, both urban and rural, and of every age group and occupation. Containing 2000 entries, from dragons to Mother Goose, May Day to Michaelmas, this reference work is an absorbing and entertaining guide to English folklore.

1st edition hardback with dust jacket in very good condition: slightly faded dust jacket along the spine; clean pages; no marginal writing/highlighting on the main text.

Author(s):
Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15cm
Edition:
1st 2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
019210019X
ISBN-13:
9780192100191
Number of pages:
411
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
A Dictionary of English Folklore

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