The Leprechaun's Kingdom - Peter HainingSouvenir Press, 1979, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ a little faded and tanned, ruffled at the edges. Bookplate to pastedown. Text bright and tight.
Celebrates these ancient creatures in words and pictures: Banshee and Leprechaun, Cluricaune and Changeling, Gruagach and Merrow, Phouka and Werewolf. Profusely illustrated with some of the finest engravings and pictures from the work of Irish imaginative artists over the last hundred years or so, the text includes descriptions of the appearance and habits of each fairy, together with stories from literature and folklore. They are written by such celebrated writers as Lady Wilde (mother of Oscar Wilde), W. B. Yeats, Thomas Crofton Croker (the first great Irish Folklore collector) Patrick Kennedy, Jeremiah Curtain (the American specialist in Irish legend), Lord Dunsany and many more.
Size: 10¾" x 8½"
Number of Pages: 128
£Now with a new owner.