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The Faber Book of Northern Folk Tales - Kevin Crossley-Holland

Faber & Faber, 1983, Paperback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good. DJ stained on the reverse at the foot of the spine, not visible externally. Text bright and tight. Top edges of text block spotted.

From the cover: “This anthology is a companion volume to “The Faber Book of Northern Legends”, also edited by Kevin Crossley-Holland, and contains thirty-five folk-tales from Scandinavia and Iceland, Germany, FIanders and the British Isles. Drawn not only from the Brothers Grimm, Joseph Jacobs, Asbjörnsen and Moe and the other great folklorists but from many lesser-known sources, the stories have enormous variety and a great range of characters-giants and boggarts, talking animals, talkng heads, wizards and witches, changelings, ghosts, water-sprites and seal-women and, of course, a gallery of humans young and old, good and evil.”


Jacket designed by Alan Howard. Illustrated by Alan Howard. Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 157 pages.
£8.50

This one has already found a new owner.