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The magic bridle and other folktales from Great Britain and Ireland

Forbes Stuart

The magic bridle and other folktales from Great Britain and Ireland

by Forbes Stuart

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Published by Fredrick Muller Ltd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Forbes Stuart.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18283269M
ISBN 100584623534
OCLC/WorldCa278082870

The many folktales about swan maidens and lake faeries always contain a specific taboo implemented by the supernatural being while living in physical reality. While the swan maiden stories are Europe-wide, lake faerie folktales seem concentrated in Britain and especially Wales. The Greedy Fox. There was a woman in Connemara, the wife of a fisherman; as he had always good luck, she had plenty of fish at all times stored away in the house ready for market. But, to her great annoyance, she found that a great fox used to come in at night and devour all the best and finest fish.

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  Fairytales and folklore are cut from the same cloth, but while the former enters the acknowledged literary realm of written text, the latter remains for the most part in . The book is bound with an unusual decorative red cloth spine and plain red cloth corners with gilt titling to spine; it has ornamental paper sides and is all edge gilt. The author's name has been mispelled 'Yates' on the work comprises pages including Notes and there is a page section of publisher's advertisments at the end of.


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THE MAGIC BRIDLE: Author: Forbes Stuart. Katharine M. Briggs's Folk Tales of Britain is an extraordinary compendium - the most complete in existence - of the folk-story heritage of Great Britain. Part one of her magnum opus, published earlier by The Folio Society as Folk Tales of Britain: Narratives, contains stories which people knew were three-volume collection contains over 1, 'Legends', that/5(20).

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Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Irish Folklore & Mythology. 1 - 20 of 56 results Publish your book. The folktales of Ireland are many, ancient, and wonderful to hear.

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