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The Folklore of Birds. An Enquiry into the Origin & Distribution of some Magico-Religious Traditions. The New Naturalist. (No 34.), ARMSTRONG, E.A.:

Author Name    ARMSTRONG, E.A.:

Title   The Folklore of Birds. An Enquiry into the Origin & Distribution of some Magico-Religious Traditions. The New Naturalist. (No 34.)

Publisher    Collins. 1958 1st edition.

Seller ID   77722

Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along edges, foxing to rear. Not price clipped). Cloth clean, Small label to corner of front endpaper, some light foxing to endpapers, Else a very clean and tight copy. ---- The author has selected a number of familiar birds such as the swan, raven, owl, robin and wren, and traced the magico-religious beliefs concerning them as far back in time as possible. Archaeological data as well as oral and literary traditions are used to illustrate. 272pp. 55 photographs; 85 drawings in the text.

New Naturalist series E.A. ARMSTRONG, Folklore, Birds, Origin, Distribution, Magico-Religious, Traditions, swan, raven, owl, robin, wren, dustwrapper, first edition, photographs, Natural History, New Naturalist series, 34,

Price = 150.00 GBP


Powys to the Trovillions. The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Hal W. and Violet Trovillion. Edited by Paul Roberts., ROBERTS, Paul; POWYS, John Cowper; TROVILLION, Hal, Violet;
Powys to the Trovillions. The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Hal W. and Violet Trovillion. Edited by Paul Roberts.

Yule-tide Yarns. With Fotry-five Illustrations. Re-Issue., HENTY, G.A.(ed):
Yule-tide Yarns. With Fotry-five Illustrations. Re-Issue.

Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur., JEKYLL, GERTRUDE:
Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

Turkey. A Sketch of Turkish History by Freya Stark. Photographs by Fulvio Roiter. With 168 plates. 25 in Colour., STARK, FREYA:
Turkey. A Sketch of Turkish History by Freya Stark. Photographs by Fulvio Roiter. With 168 plates. 25 in Colour.

Cricket of To-Day and Yesterday. With special articles by famous cricketers, incl.K. S. RANJITSINHJI, P.F. WARNER, D.L.A. JESPHSON, ROBERT ABEL, and WILFRED RHODES. Subscription Illustrated Edition. In Two Volumes., CROSS STANDING, PERCY:
Cricket of To-Day and Yesterday. With special articles by famous cricketers, incl.K. S. RANJITSINHJI, P.F. WARNER, D.L.A. JESPHSON, ROBERT ABEL, and WILFRED RHODES. Subscription Illustrated Edition. In Two Volumes.

Fencing, Boxing & Wrestling. With a Complete Bibliography of the Art by Egerton Castle. With Illustrations from Photographs. Second Edition. The Badminton Library., POLLOCK, Walter H.; GROVE, F. C.; PREVOST, Camille; MITCHELL, E. B.; ARMSTRONG, W.;
Fencing, Boxing & Wrestling. With a Complete Bibliography of the Art by Egerton Castle. With Illustrations from Photographs. Second Edition. The Badminton Library.

To Herat and Cabul. A Story of the First Afghan War. With eight illustrations by Charles Sheldon and map., HENTY, G.A.:
To Herat and Cabul. A Story of the First Afghan War. With eight illustrations by Charles Sheldon and map.

Wulf The Saxon. A Story of The Norman Conquest., HENTY, G.A.:
Wulf The Saxon. A Story of The Norman Conquest.

 


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