Title:LANCASHIRE FOLK-LORE: Illustrative of the Superstitious Beliefs and Practices, Local Customs and Usages of the People of the County Palatine
Author: Compiled and Edited by John Harland and T.T. Wilkinson
Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co
City: New York Year: 1867 (First Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 308 Illustrated: No
Book Details + Condition: Very scarce first edition from 1867 of LANCASHIRE FOLK-LORE: Illustrative of the Superstitious Beliefs and Practices, Local Customs and Usages of the People of the County Palatine. Publisher's original green embossed boards with gilt on spine. In very good condition: boards and binding are solid and tight; bent corners; slight lean; small (very old) library number on spine; interior is clean and free of writing or markings save Wisconsin Consistory Library paste-down on inside front board. Contents include: Superstitions, Beliefs and Practices; Charms and Spells; The Devil, Demons, etc.; Divination; Miscellaneous Folklore; Miracles; Omens and Predications (Predictions); Witches and Witchcraft; Eating and Drinking Customs; Birth and Baptismal Customs; Bridal or Wedding Customs; Dying, Death-bed and Funeral Customs; and much more. A scarce and fascinating find for any collector of British folklore and mythology.