The Folklore of Somerset - Kingsley PalmerB. T. Batsford, 1976, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ. Slight fading to DJ at spine. A little bruised at head of spine. Otherwise a very well presented copy.
12 Illustrations. 1 Map. Covers all aspects of popular beliefs and customs from legends about fairies, witches, dragons, giants, devils, saints and ghosts to a wide range of surviving customs: wassailing and burning the faggot, distinctive Somerset celebrations like Punkie Night, and the Minehead Hobby Horse, as well as local folk medicine and humour. For the serious folklorist, full source references arc given in the notes and the indexes follow the international system for migratory legends and folktales.
Illustrator: Gay John Galsworthy
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 192
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