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Tall 8vo. (8.5 x 6 ins.) In grey hard card covers with paper title label to spine and black lettering to front. Black and red lettering to main title page. In very good condition. Corners bumped and edges rubbed. Some vertical creases to spine and label. Spine rubbed/chipped at ends and darkened. Booklpate to front endpaper ‘H. C. Recte Carpe Viam.’ “H.V. Day, Dorchester,” bookseller label also to front. Some minor light foxing to pages else very clean and tight throughout. 406pp. Only 294 Copies printed for subscribers. Contents: Customs and Superstitions appertaining to Particular Days of the Calendar / ...to Particular Seasons of the Year / Local Customs/ Local Legends and superstitions / Birth, Death, and Marriage Customs and Superstitions / Witchcraft and Charms / Superstitions Relating to Natural History / Weather-Lore / Miscellaneous customs and superstitions / Proverbs and Proverbial Sayings / Ballads and Songs / Children’s Games and Rhymes / Index
Title: Dorsetshire Folk-Lore. With a Fore-Say by the late WILLIAM BARNES (16 pages). Issued by subscription.
Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: Hertford, Stephen Austin & Sons Ltd. 1922 1st. edition.:
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Seller ID: 79632
Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY UDAL, JOHN SYMONDS / WILLIAM BARNES: Dorsetshire Folk-Lore, With a Fore-Say by the late WILLIAM BARNES (16 pages). Issued by subscription, Stephen Austin & Sons Ltd. 1922 1st. edition., ‘H. C. Recte Carpe Viam.’ “H.V. Day, Dorchester”