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Folk tales of the British Isles.

Folk tales of the British Isles.

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Published by Central in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL15305071M
ISBN 105050010055
OCLC/WorldCa438824969

FOLK-TALES OF THE BRITISH ISLES. With slipcase. London: Folio Society, 5th Printing Chosen and with an Introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland. 68Wood Engravings by Hannah date:   Folktales from English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish sources and from the surrounding islands (Isle of Man, Orkney, Shetland, Isle of Wight). The 67 tales include the Three bears, Jack and the beanstalk, Tom Thumb, and King o' the catsPages:

The British Isles lie at the juncture of several regions with past episodes of tectonic mountain building. These orogenic belts form a complex geology that records a huge and varied span of Earth's history. Of particular note was the Caledonian Orogeny during the Ordovician Period, c. – Ma and Early Silurian period, when the craton Baltica collided with the terrane Avalonia to form the. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Series Title: Pantheon fairy.

Folk-Tales of the British Isles by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Folio Society Chosen and with an introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated with wood-engravings by Hannah Firmin. Folk-Tales of the British Isles. London: The Folio Society, Hardcover with slip Rating: % positive. Buy British Folk Tales: New Versions 1st by Kevin Crossley-Holland, Peter Melnyczuk (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1.


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In this collection, Kevin Crossley-Holland tells a number of folktales from across the British Isles including areas which have primarily Norse, Celtic, and Anglo-Saxon heritage. The stories are broken up into categories (fairies, animal tales, ghosts, enchantment, etc), and the introduction to each section describes the sources for each story /5(4).

In this collection, Kevin Crossley-Holland tells a number of folktales from across the British Isles including areas which have primarily Norse, Celtic, and Anglo-Saxon heritage.

The stories are broken up into categories (fairies, animal tales, ghosts, enchantment, etc), and the introduction to each section describes the sources for each story /5(4). Folk tales of the British Isles [Riordan, James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Folk tales of the British Isles/5(3). I love reading original folk tales and myths and this book puts 55 interesting British and Irish ones together.

Each tale is short, some less than a page, some several pages long, so this is a perfect book for reading to children or to bring with you while you need to wait somewhere/5.

In this collection, Kevin Crossley-Holland tells a number of folktales from across the British Isles including areas which have primarily Norse, Celtic, and Anglo-Saxon heritage. The stories are broken up into categories (fairies, animal tales, ghosts, enchantment, etc), and the introduction to each section describes the sources for each story Cited by: 1.

The tales have come from across the British Isles, from Ramsgate and Bradford to Glasgow, Belfast and Swansea. Even the furthest reaches of Penzance, Falmouth and Truro get a mention. About this Item: Frederick Warne, New York & London, Hardcover.

Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Hardcover with dustjacket, features tales representing all parts of the British Isles accompanied by wonderful drawings and color ilustrations, the former owner's name is present on the front end-paper, the cloth cover is discolored which is the reason for the "Good" only.

A superb collection of folklore from the British Isles that celebrates storytelling, culled from great 19th- and 20th-century collections. It is a first-of-a-kind anthology including stories from English, Celtic and Norse traditions. Illustrated.3/5(2).

Buy folk-tales of the british isles First Thus by Crossley-Holland, Kevin, Crossley-Holland, Kevin (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. Buy Folk-Tales of the British Isles (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library) by Crossley-Holland, Kevin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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В сборнике представлены народные сказки различных регионов /5. Folk Tales Of The British Isles book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(5). Orkney Folk Tales by Tom Muir covers a broad range of topics like giants and trows and Selkies (not to be confused with Fin Folk) and shipwrecks.

It is written as a story-teller speaks, including asides thrown in for the modern audience/5. Jacobs was an Australian collector and publisher of English folklore, and authored several collections of English tap, such as English Fairy Tales by Joseph goal of his work was to popularize folk tales of England among children and adults, as many readers were caught up in the folk tales of Germany and France at the time.

A superb collection of folklore from the British Isles that celebrates storytelling, culled from great 19th- and 20th-century collections. It is a first-of-a-kind anthology including stories from.

Get this from a library. Folk-tales of the British Isles. [Kevin Crossley-Holland; Hannah Firmin;] -- Folktales from English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish sources and from the surrounding islands (Isle of Man, Orkney, Shetland, Isle of Wight).

The 67 tales include the Three bears, Jack and the beanstalk. English folklore crops up in books, films and comic books and these appearances include: Lancre and The Chalk, the settings for the Witches and Tiffany Aching story arcs of the Discworld fantasy book series, are heavily inspired by British mythology and folklore, described by.

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Learn more about folklore Show more books Storytelling for Dads Buy. Irish Animal Folk Tales for Children Buy. Finn and The Fianna Buy. Icelandic Folk Tales. OCLC Number: Notes: In slip case. Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Fairies --Origins and causes --Kings and heroes --Fabulous beasts --Nursery and jocular --Ghosts --Fables and animal tales --Giants and strong men --Historical --Saints and devils --Enchantment sibility: chosen and with an introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; wood.

Editions for Folk-Tales of the British Isles: (Paperback published in ), X (Hardcover published in ), X (Hardcover p Cited by: 1. 75 older tales, myths and fables. Categories: Fairies, Origins and Causes, Fabulous Beasts, Kings and Heroes, Nursery and Jocular, Ghosts, Fables and Animal Tales, Giants and Strong Men, Historical, Saints and Devils, Enchantment.

Full list in photo attached. With. Folk Tales Of The British Isles Folio Society book and slipcover box good condition unread If you wish any more pictures or information please let me know. Look out for other lots as I’m downsizing my collection Any questions please feel free to ask.Given Bradt’s reputation for covering exotic or off-beat destinations, people are sometimes surprised to learn just how many guides we have that focus on the British Isles.

Red deer rutting. Puffins strutting. Salmon leaping. Bottle-nosed dolphins jumping. Beachcomber beetles burrowing. Natterjack toads churring.

Otters cavorting. Bluebells carpeting. White-tailed eagles fishing. Purple.