Irish Mythology, Legends and Fairy Tales
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|Jacobs, Joseph. Celtic Fairy Tales. Being the two collections Celtic Fairy Tales & More Celtic Fairy Tales collected and annotated by Joseph Jacobs. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus. First edition. London, The Bodley Head, 1970. 16 cm x 25,5 cm. 330 pages. Original Hardcover. Good condition with some minor signs of external wear. Occasional markings and annotations in the text.
Contains among others the following chapters: Connla and the Fairy Maiden; Guleesh; The Field of Boliauns; The Horned Woman; Conall Yellowclaw; Hudden and Dudden and Donals O’Neary; The Shepherd of Myddvai; The Sprightly Tailor; The Story of Deirdre; Munachar and Manachar; Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree etc.
Keywords: Cape Clear Chuck Kruger Collection, Chuck Kruger Collection, Irish Legends, Irish Mythology
|Merry, Eleanor. The Flaming Door. – A Preliminary Study of the Mission of the Celtic Folk-Soul by means of Legends and Myths. Introduction by Adam Bittleston. First Edition. East Ginstead, New Knowledge Books, 1962. 14,5 x 21,5 cm. 428 pages with several photographic illustrations. With 66 illustrations of which 10 illustrations are in full Colour. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good+ condition. Minor signs of rubbing and tears to the dustjacket and slight fading of the spine.
Includes for example the following essays: BEFORE CHRIST: Hibernia / The Bards / The Cauldron of Ceridwen / Hu the Mighty / Druid Science / After Christ: The Legend of Odrun / St.Columba / St.John and St.Luke / The Legend of the Rose and the Lily / The Twelfth Century: The Dawn of a new Age /
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Legends, Irish Mythology
|O’Rahilly, Thomas F. Early Irish History and Mythology. With margin-references to O’Rahilly’s additional notes. Dublin, School of Celtic Studies, 1999. 14 cm x 22.5 cm. X, 568 pages. Original hardcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: On Ptolemy’s Geography of Ireland / Fir Bolg. Bolg. Bulga / The Bolgic Invasion / The Laginian Invasion / Gaul Quariates. Ir. Cairid / Tuathail Techtmar / The Five Provinces / Mug Nuadat / The Goidelic Invasion / Niall of the Nine Hostages / Some Questions of Dating in Early Irish Annals / Euhemerists and Others / The Ulidian Tales / Finn and the Fianna / The Heavenly Horse / The Three Gods of Craftsmanship / Cruthin and Ulaid / On the Language of the Picts / Mag Tuired / Early Kingso Connacht / The Earliest Irish Histories / Some Modern Theories Regarding the Goidelic Invasion / Priteni, Pritani, Britanni etc.
Keywords: Finn MacCool, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish language, Irish Mythology, Picts
|Orel, Harold ed. Irish History and Culture: Aspects of a People’s Heritage. Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1979. 16 cm x 24 cm. IX, 387 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket and protective Mylar covering. Some slight staining to the cover, cover edges frayed. Otherwise very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Inscribed by previous owner. Handwritten notes loosely inserted.
Includes for example the following chapters: Irish Mythology / The Art of Prehistoric and Early Christian Ireland / From the Accession of the Tudors to the Treaty of Limerick / Antiquarianism and Architecture in Eighteenth-Century Ireland / The Dynamics of Population / From the Act of Union to the Fall of Parnell / The Irishry of William Butler Yeats / The Irish Experience in America etc.
Keywords: Irish Culture, Irish History, Irish Mythology
|Stephens, James / Mackenzie, Thomas. The Crock of Gold. With twelve illustrations in colour and decorative Headings and Tailpieces by Thomas Mackenzie. Reprint of the edition London, 1926. London, MacmIllan, 1980. 8°. 227 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear to the dustjacket only. The volume itself with the illustrations in excellent condition. A wonderful book.
Includes: The Coming of Pan / The Philosopher’s Journey / The Two Gods / The Philosopher’s return / The Policeman / The Thin Woman’s Journey and the Happy March /
Keywords: Irish Mythology
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