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Author Marshall, Sybil, author.

Title The book of English folk tales / Sybil Marshall ; illustrated with wood engravings by John Lawrence.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Duckworth Overlook, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    398.2094 MAR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 384 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note First published in 1981.
Contents The Supernatural. The Little People: Seeing Is Believing ; "Aye, We're Flitting" ; The Farmer and the Bogle ; Jeanie, the Bogle of Mulgrave Wood ; Visions of Fairies ; The Weardale Fairies ; The White Cap -- The Devil: St Dunstan and the Devil ; The Black Monk's Curse ; The Devil's Armful ; Old Nick Is a Gentleman -- Omens, Warnings and Fetches: The Wild Huntsman ; The Phantom Coach ; The Mysterious Cannon Ball ; The Fairy Fetch -- Ghosts: The Ghost of Lady Hobby ; Herne the Hunter ; "Gold, Ezekiel! Gold!" -- Unquiet Spirits and Spectral Beasts: John Tregeagle ; Dick o' Tunstead ; The White Rabbit -- Giants: A Yorkshire Giant ; Bolster and Jecholiah -- Place Memory: Time to Think ; The Phantom Army of Flowers Barrow ; Knight to Knight ; The Legend of Lyulph's Tower.
The Relics of History. Saints and Martyrs: England's First Martyr ; Edmund the Holy ; St Eustace's Well ; Ednoth's Relics, and Thurkill's Beard -- Witchcraft: The Witches of Tring ; Lynching a Witch ; Possessed by the Devil -- Ways of Getting a Living: The Vicar of Germsoe ; The Wrecker of Sennen Cove ; Bury Me in England ; "A beautiful lady whose name it was Ruth" ; The Smuggler's Bride ; Jack o' Both Sides or The Biter Bit ; The Hand of Glory -- The Religious: O Horrid Dede! ; Good Sir Thomas and Friar John -- Causes Ce'l'ebres, High and Low: The Gilstone Ghost ; Truth, and Murder, Will Out.
Localities, Origins and Causes. Etiological Tales: The Rollright Stones ; The Hurlers ; The Parson and the Clerk ; The Wedding at Stanton Drew -- Notable Characters: Jack o' Legs ; William Wake of Wareham ; Old Mother Shipton ; God on Our Side ; Sir Andrew Barton -- Nine Days' Wonders: T'Girt Dog of Ennerdale ; The Campden Wonder ; The Boar of Eskdale -- Fabulous Beasts: The Devil's Own ; The Laidley Worm of Spindlestone Heugh ; Mathey Trewella -- Domestic and Simpleton Tales: The Last Word ; "Get up and bar the door" ; Wise Men Three ; The Twelfth Man ; Numbskull's Errand -- Moral Tales: Belling the Cat ; Simmer Water ; Wild Darrell ; The Marriage of Sir Gawaine.
Subject Tales -- England.
Legends -- England.
Folklore -- England.
Genre/Form Fables.
Added Author Lawrence, John, 1933- illustrator.
Added Title English folk tales
ISBN 9781468313178 (US hardcover)
1468313177 (US hardcover)
9780715650103 (UK hardback)
0715650106 (UK hardback)

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